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SOS Strong event bringing focus to important issues

This week was the official start to the third annual SOS Strong fundraiser. The all-male campaign, made up of 20 local men from Lyon and surrounding counties is dedicated to helping SOS stop sexual and domestic violence, child abuse and neglect.

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Classes now forming for First Aid and CPR training

All About You Agency is now offering American Red Cross training certification and re-certification classes.

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KDHE lifts two more boil advisories Friday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has lifted two additional boil water advisories following last week's major water main break in Emporia.

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Clean up day planned ahead of Strong City's Park A Palooza

The Strong City Park Project is requesting volunteers to help clean up the park on Saturday, July 29th starting at 7 a.m.

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Emporia family displaced after small house fire

Emporia firefighters responded just before 7 p.m. to the report of a house on fire in the 700 block of Sherman Street, across from the Mary Herbert Education Center.

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UPDATE: Amtrak passenger train collides with truck near Reading

An Amtrak official says no passengers were hurt after one of its trains collided with a truck transporting cattle near Reading Thursday morning.

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Brownback honored to fight for religious freedom worldwide

Gov. Sam Brownback says he's honored to be nominated by President Trump to serve as an ambassador for international religious freedom.

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Lyon County commissioners continue to craft 2018 budget, moving forward on Americus fire district

The Lyon County Commission is moving forward on passing their 2018 budget.  During Thursday's action session, Commissioner Rollie Martin says they gave approval to have the budget published, for public viewing.  He says they've worked very hard to craft the best possible budget.

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