Union members call on Congress to resolve Central States pension crisis

Union members say a federal mediator made the right choice in recommending the Treasury Department deny the Central States Pension Fund request to chop monthly pension checks by 50 percent or more.
They also said Congress needs to step up -- and soon -- to  make sure the fund doesn't go broke and they get the money they deserve.

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Five educators set to be inducted into National Teachers Hall of Fame

A group of five current and former educators will be inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame on June 9th in Emporia.

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Shooting near Neosho Rapids under investigation

Lyon County deputies say a shooting incident near Neosho Rapids late Saturday night turned up no injuries.

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Camp Wood celebrates 100 years in style

Camp Wood is 100 years old and going strong.

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Cinco de Mayo honors cultural roots for many area residents

Emporia celebrated the area's rich Mexican heritage with a block party in downtown Emporia for Cinco de Mayo.

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Semis collide outside Hillsboro; one hurt

Two semis collided near Hillsboro on Saturday morning, sending one of the drivers to a Newton hospital for observation and treatment afterward.

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Water use planning continues for Neosho, Verdigris basins

Representatives of the Neosho Regional Advisory Committee and the Verdigris Regional Advisory Committee held a meeting recently to discuss long-term planning for both river basins.

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Free landfill days end Sunday

Sunday is the last day for for free landfill days at the Lyon-Chase County Transfer Station.

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