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Teddy Bear Clinic eases youngster fears about doctor visits

The Teddy Bear Clinic, a program developed by Newman Regional Health for area children, was held on Saturday at Flinthills Mall.

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Out of Darkness walk brings light to difficult topic of suicide

The goal of a special event at Emporia State University was dispelling the darkness caused by suicide, whether in the act itself or the depression leading to suicidal thoughts.

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Self-defense class prepares women for worst-case scenarios

A special self-defense class was held at Emporia High on Saturday.

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Nobody around vehicle allegedly involved in injury wreck

Lyon County deputies and emergency crews from two departments were called out to a reported injury crash Saturday evening. Trouble was, nobody was at the scene when they arrived.

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Two-vehicle wreck flips van, sends driver to NRH

One woman was hospitalized after a two-vehicle wreck in west Emporia on Saturday.

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Mechanic Street underpass opens after semi gets wedged

It took almost eight hours, but traffic flow has returned to normal and the Mechanic Street underpass is available for use after a semi got wedged underneath the bridge Friday.

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NRH avoids Medicare reimbursement shutoff

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services told Newman Regional Health administrators it found no deficiencies in corrective plans for releasing mental health patients from its emergency department, the hospital anticipated a threat of shutting down Medicare reimbursements would be rescinded. That officially happened Friday.

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Breezy conditions fan grass fires

Area firefighters had several grass fires develop in breezy conditions Friday.

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