Emporia, KS

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County Commission approves Fairgrounds-related items, tables chip-seal project for Municipal Airport road

Items relating to the Lyon County Fairgrounds were approved by county commissioners Thursday. An item regarding the Emporia Municipal Airport was tabled.

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Governor signs bill ending dilation-evacuation abortions for second trimester mothers

Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill making Kansas the first state to outlaw a certain second-trimester abortion procedure.

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Mock DUI crash at Emporia High emphasizes realism

Tears and screams of pain were coming from Emporia High's tennis court parking lot Thursday, but thankfully it wasn't a real scenario.

Emporia High administration and theater students, along with Emporia Police and firefighters, staged a mock DUI crash at the school.

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Severe weather risk fails to materialize for area residents

There were thunderstorms across the KVOE listening area Wednesday, but none "went severe" -- thanks largely to a temperature inversion that hampered storms from developing and also maintaining their strength once they got established.

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USD 253 approves purchase of Chromebooks as part of 1:1 technology plan

USD 253 Emporia School Board made a big leap to advancing their 1-to-1 technology plan during Wednesday's meeting.

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Hostess celebrates investment, jobs with ribbon-cutting

Hostess Brands celebrated new equipment and more jobs with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.

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Governor meets with local business owners at Dynamic Discs

Gov. Sam Brownback held a discussion at Emporia's Dynamic Discs on Wednesday, hearing questions and concerns from local business owners.

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Overlander Road to close for sewer upgrade next week

Emporia Public Works is announcing a temporary closure of Overlander Road next week.

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