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CVAB to meet with visitor profile study consultant Monday

The Convention and Visitors Advisory Board is tackling one of its major goals for the year on Monday.

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League of Women Voters holding 'Fracking 101' forum

The controversial procedure known as "fracking" will be the focal point of a special public forum in Emporia next week.

The League of Women Voters has scheduled the forum from 7 to 8 pm Tuesday in the Memorial Union Preston Family Room.

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Greenwood County administrative judge to chair Chief Judges Council

The chief administrative judge of the 13th Judicial District involving Greenwood County has been named to a special council established recently by the Kansas Supreme Court.

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Tax preparation help available at Emporia Senior Center, Emporia State Federal Credit Union

Tax season is upon us, and pardon the pun, but it can be taxing work for most of us. Fortunately, there is help available.

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Emporia's overall crime statistics up, major case numbers down in 2013

Overall, Emporia's crime stats for 2013 were up from the prior year. However, major case numbers were down.

Deputy Police Chief Ed Owens says there were 1,201 adult arrests, up 203 from 2012. Juvenile arrests were down from 142 in 2012 to 121 last year.

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CVAB confirms deal with Manhattan company for website

The original vote will stand.

The Convention and Visitors Advisory Board has decided to partner with a Manhattan company, Civic Plus, for creating a new website for the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Emporia woman to take in Super Bowl

This weekend will lead to the "sister trip" of a lifetime for Emporian Mariah Snyder-Pendlay. She's headed to the Super Bowl along with her sister, Stephanie.

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New development planned for 24th and Industrial

Plans are now being divulged for a large-scale development at 24th and Industrial.

Kansas City developer Spencer Thomson is announcing plans to move forward with his option on the so-called Peak property after filing the necessary paperwork with the city. 

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