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Westar merger with Great Plains Energy denied

The Kansas Corporation Commission has denied Kansas City, Missouri-based Great Plains Energy's request to acquire Topeka-based Westar Energy, ending a nearly two-month long process.

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The Taste nearing sellout status

The Taste is coming this weekend, and Main Street Director Casey Woods advises anyone who is interested to get a ticket soon as they are selling out.

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Boy Scout set to remember veterans with special interview project

Veterans who are looking to share their story can head down to the Lyon County History Center this weekend. 

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Marshall Tucker Band concert approaching

A few tickets are left for Friday night's performance of the Marshall Tucker Band.

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City Commission approves $90,000 new phone system, discusses building supervisor requirements

At their action meeting Wednesday evening, the Emporia City Commission approved a joint purchase with Lyon County on a new phone system that will be implemented over a three year period.

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Former Emporia fire marshal Jack Graves passes away

One-time Emporia fire marshal Jack Graves has passed away at the age of 68.

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Santa Fe Trail closed after threat comes to light

Santa Fe Trail School near Carbondale is closed Thursday after a threat against the school developed Wednesday.

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UPDATE: Lebo woman injured in late Wednesday accident at I-35 and Burlingame

A Lebo woman was injured late Wednesday night after her minivan entered a ditch at the junction of Interstate 35 and Burlingame Road.

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