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Rescue Mission meets Feinstein Challenge goal

Challenge accepted, challenge met. Area residents have helped the Emporia Rescue Mission meet the terms of its 2015 Feinstein Challenge fundraiser, meaning $60,000 is now available to help people in the area through the mission and Abundant Harvest.

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Community welcomes new Library Director Robin Clark

Robin Clark is happy to be in Emporia.

The new director of the Emporia Public Library has been on the job not yet a month, and she says she dove right in.

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Regents name Emporia State presidential search committee

A search committee is in place, but an interim president has not yet been chosen.

That comes from Kansas Board of Regents Chair Kenny Wilk, who gave KVOE News an update following Wednesday's KBOR meeting and executive session.

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Newman Regional Health records healthy monthly finances

The financial picture for Newman Regional Health is looking clearer as the months wear on.

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13-year old boy drowns near Burlington Tuesday

Coffey County Sheriff Randy Rogers is offering his condolences after a 13-year old boy drowned Tuesday evening.

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Community Foundation announces larger Match Day field, bigger money pool on KVOE

The second annual Match Day is coming Nov. 16, and representatives of the Emporia Community Foundation used KVOE's Newsmaker segment Wednesday to announce both the final list of organizations involved and the set of contributing donors.

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Curbit recycling program unofficially starts Monday

Officially, Curbit is coming June 1. That's when the city of Emporia formally debuts a curbside recycling program for homes and small multi-family dwellings.

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Anderson Building updates before Lyon County Commission

Lyon County commissioners have an action session Thursday.

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