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Unemployment numbers up for area

Jobless rates have edged up for Lyon and surrounding counties after the holiday season ended.

Emporia's jobless rate went from 5.8 percent in December to 6.4 percent in January. Lyon County's rate was up as well, from 5.4 percent to 6.2 percent.

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Suicide support group meeting Tuesday

A support group is having its first meeting Tuesday to help loved ones of suicide victims.

Organizer Sandy Humphries, whose husband committed suicide several years ago, says the peer support group will meet every third Tuesday of each month.

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Heart health the subject of Dr. Jen's monthly visit to KVOE

Want to keep your heart healthy? Well, treat your body right.

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Planned burns discouraged this week

A combination of dry vegetation, low humidity levels and fairly windy conditions is setting the stage for very high fire danger across Lyon and surrounding counties for most of this week.

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Rec Commission sets new usage fees for Jones Field

The Emporia Recreation Commission had a relatively quick meeting Monday. The commission approved the usage fees for Jones Field at Soden's Grove.

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EPD investigating vehicle-pedestrian accident at Aldi's

An investigation continues after an injury accident in west Emporia on Monday afternoon.

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Emporia State receives new e-transcript service

Emporia State University now has a new way for students to request and receive their transcripts.

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Storm spotter training class coming to Emporia Tuesday

Spring officially comes later this week, and with spring comes severe weather. KVOE is ready for this season's thunderstorms, and you can be too, with Tuesday's spotter training session.

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