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Governor signs executive orders resetting discrimination picture for state employees

On Tuesday, Gov. Sam Brownback signed an executive order rescinding protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered state employees. He also signed a separate executive order which he says will eliminate the need for those protections, but gay rights advocates aren't so sure.

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Lyon County Historical Society announces $350,000 challenge grant from Jones Trust

The Lyon County Historical Society celebrated "one last hurrah" Tuesday, as they held their annual meeting.

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ESU President offers testimony to House Education Budget Committee

Emporia State University was represented during a House Education Budget Committee hearing Tuesday.

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Governor signs budget cut bill as Democrats propose minimum wage hike

With little fanfare, Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill Tuesday designed to handle most of the state's financial shortfall for the rest of this fiscal year.

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Sting Out Hunger event, packing meals for Ebola victims, taking place Wednesday

Volunteers will be gathering on the Emporia State campus Wednesday to package meals for Ebola victims in Liberia, and your help is encouraged.

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KDOT patches potholes on U.S. Highway 50

A pavement patching project caused some traffic adjustments on U.S. Highway 50 west of Emporia.

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Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary reminds residents of health insurance deadline

Time is running short if you haven't enrolled for health insurance through the federal marketplace but plan to do that.

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Deposit in hand for Hartford High's 'We the People' team

That didn't take long.

Hours after joining KVOE's Morning Show to detail its possible involvement in a national competition on the Constitution and Declaration of Independence -- and asking for help raising the funds for the deposit -- the Hartford High government team has enough money to secure a spot in the national "We the People" contest.

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