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Young epidemiologist visits with female math and science students during Mathematics Day

Emporia State is the host of several activities this week, including Thursday's Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day. The 20th anniversary of this event honors women in high school for their accomplishments in mathematics.

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County Commission touches on several topics

Lyon County commissioners had a busy action meeting Thursday.

Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding with Coffey County to house Wolf Creek employees in case of a disaster at the nuclear plant through August 2015. Commission Chair Rollie Martin says this is part of the latest round of negotiations between Lyon County, Coffey County and Wolf Creek.

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Regents meeting, Founders Day discussed on KVOE

Thursday's ESU Buzz with President Dr. Michael Shonrock concentrated on updates the university provided the Kansas Board of Regents this week.

Shonrock says the thrust of the meetings with the Regents was how ESU "leverages its institutional assets."

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Public takes advantage of first chance to discuss Emporia Pavilions development

Since announcing plans to build a 40-acre development at 24th and Industrial Road a few weeks ago, representatives of Emporia Land Development LLC have said they want people to chime in with their thoughts. About 35 people did just that at a special public meeting Wednesday evening.

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EHS personnel retirement approved, boundary changes discussed during USD 253 board meeting

USD 253 Emporia Public Schools mostly discussed College and Career Readiness and boundary changes during their board meeting Wednesday.

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United Way hits goal and more

Raising $575,000 in 75 days? No problem. The United Way of the Flint Hills rounded out its annual fundraising drive with two exciting numbers to share.

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Emporia High students spread out across town, state for College and Career Day

1,100 Emporia High School students were scattered throughout the school and the community Wednesday as part of "College and Career Day."

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Lyon County Commission readies for action session

Law enforcement, health and traffic matters will be focal points for the Lyon County Commission action meeting Thursday morning.

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