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Crash causes traffic backup on I-35 near Merchant Street

Emporia Police responded to a minor crash shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 35 just west of the Merchant Street interchange.

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One person transported to Newman Regional Health after vehicle jumps curb, hits two other vehicles

One person was taken to Newman Regional Health after an accident occurred in the Longbine Auto Plaza Used Car Lot on West Sixth Avenue.

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IRS scam phone calls circulating in area

Periodically, scammers will call people purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service. They demand money and may even threaten jail time if they don't get their way.

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Americus Road reopened after culvert replacement

Americus Road (Road F) has reopened between Road 250 and 260 after being shut down since Monday.

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City Commission hears updates on Building Trades, Becker Addition, zoo building lease, tobacco ordinance

Significant work is coming to the Becker Addition to address longstanding drainage issues. However, it doesn't look like that work is coming anytime soon.

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USD 253 Board of Education meeting agenda includes course adjustments, farewell to Nancy Horst

USD 253 will meet for their regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting Wednesday evening.

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LEAP! Foundation creates interactive workshop about brain health

A new Lifestyle Enrichment for Alzheimer's Prevention, or LEAP!, program is coming to the Emporia area.

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Things returning to normal after widespread stomach virus hits Coffey County

It's been nearly a week since Waverly Elementary was forced to call off classes due to a high number of students and staff members that came down with a stomach virus.

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