Emporia, KS

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Jobless numbers inch up for Emporia, Lyon County

The state and area jobless rates have climbed from June to July.

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Konnecting LINK constricting some downtown traffic

Milling and overlay work is now underway in downtown Emporia as part of the annual Konnecting LINK project.

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Block party welcoming ESU, FHTC students to town

As many as 2,300 students of Emporia State University and Flint Hills Technical College will pack the 1000 and 1100 blocks of Commercial Street for the annual Welcome Back Block Party on Monday.

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Emporia Main Street receives mention in Parade Magazine

Emporia Main Street was mentioned over the past weekend in Parade Magazine.

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Comments wanted on 2015-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

Earlier this year, the Kansas Department of Transportation solicited input on the fiscal 2014 to 2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. KDOT is now asking for input on the fiscal 2015 to 2018 plan.

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Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman makes last-minute Emporia visit

Emporia was the site of a last-minute stop for U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman Sunday.

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Ice Bucket Challenge drenches Emporia in support of ALS research; KVOE staff challenged

A few Emporians were drenched in cold water Sunday for a charitable cause.

The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the nation as a viral effort to raise awareness for ALS.

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Lyon County Fair smashes to a halt

The 2014 Lyon County Fair has come to a cotton-candy-sticky, metal-bending end.

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