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KDCF Secretary anticipates TFI review results within weeks

Saying she was horrified and saddened by Thursday's death of a 10-month-old in a hot car in Wichita, Kansas Department for Children and Families Secretary Phyllis Gilmore told KVOE News on Monday a door-to-door review of TFI Family Services is a due-diligence move which could be done in weeks, not months.

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Health Center dental clinic to receive national award

The Flint Hills Community Health Center is set to receive an award for their dental clinic next month.

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Battle of the Badges blood drive continues

The Battle of the Badges blood drive is on.

The annual blood drive and friendly competition between the Emporia Fire and Police departments continues Monday and Tuesday at Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church, 2023 West 12th. Area residents are encouraged to donate blood and then vote for their favorite agency.

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Tyson closes three plants, sells part of its Latin America poultry business

Tyson Foods media relations personnel have not commented on how the closure of three plants elsewhere in the United States could impact operations locally.

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Teeen suspect in Short Stop robbery set for first hearing

The teenager allegedly involved in the Short Stop convenience store robbery July 20 has a hearing Monday afternoon.

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TFI: Future foster child placements only facet of operations affected by KDCF announcement

TFI Family Services says the Kansas Department for Children and Families decision to halt the agency's foster care placements and a review by two other state-contracted agencies in the wake of last week's hot-car death of a young girl in Wichita will only affect future placements through TFI until the review is done.

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City hosting meeting on lead-based paint rules Tuesday

Contractors, painters, landlords, property managers and others involved in the real estate business are encouraged to attend a special presentation on lead-based matters Tuesday night.

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Vehicle registration, real estate tax deadlines announced

The Lyon County Treasurer's Office is reminding residents of deadlines coming later this week.

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