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Barnett visits Emporia touting education plan

With his education plan in hand, Dr. Jim Barnett, republican candidate for Kansas governor stopped in Emporia Thursday for a private meeting with education officials.

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Local veteran shares his happy homecoming story and poetry

As we reflect on Veterans Day this weekend we remember those who didn't return but also celebrate those who were lucky enough to come home.

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The United Way is now well over halfway towards their campaign goal

The United Way continues to inch closer and closer to their campaign goal.

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Emporia State Economic Index shows increase in GDP

The September installment of the Emporia State Economic Index shows that Kansas gross domestic product increased 2.35 percent from September 2016 to September 2017.

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Emporia Police investigating after woman accosted at dog park

Emporia Police are investigating after a woman was accosted at the Emporia Dog Park Wednesday shortly before 7:30 a.m.

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Lyon County approves purchases, appropriation for fair board

Lyon County Commissioners approved several purchases at their action meeting Thursday morning.

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Raises coming for USD 253 employees

Employees of USD 253 Emporia Public Schools can expect a raise in the very near future.

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Flint Hills Optimists make generous contribution to ERC

A large gift has been donated from the Flint Hills Optimists to the Emporia Recreation Commission.

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