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Emporia, KS

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Emporia Main Street receives mention in Parade Magazine

Emporia Main Street was mentioned over the past weekend in Parade Magazine.

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Comments wanted on 2015-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

Earlier this year, the Kansas Department of Transportation solicited input on the fiscal 2014 to 2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. KDOT is now asking for input on the fiscal 2015 to 2018 plan.

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Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman makes last-minute Emporia visit

Emporia was the site of a last-minute stop for U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman Sunday.

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Ice Bucket Challenge drenches Emporia in support of ALS research; KVOE staff challenged

A few Emporians were drenched in cold water Sunday for a charitable cause.

The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the nation as a viral effort to raise awareness for ALS.

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Lyon County Fair smashes to a halt

The 2014 Lyon County Fair has come to a cotton-candy-sticky, metal-bending end.

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Analysis continues after Emporia Pavilions market study

Local analysis continues after a study of a proposed retail development at 24th and Industrial showed the so-called Emporia Pavilions project would generate over $20 million in new revenues while transferring better than $40 million from existing area businesses.

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Influx of female inmates noted at Lyon County Jail

The Lyon County Jail is seeing a rather significant shift in its demographics -- and, as a result, in how bed space is being allocated.

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KDHE: Decision to shut down air quality monitor was EPA's to make

Recently, the Sierra Club said the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Kansas State University persuaded the Environmental Protection Agency to turn off an ozone air quality monitor near Manhattan during the start of last year's pasture burning season. KDHE spokesperson Sara Belfry says that's not exactly how things developed last year.

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