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Emporia, Kansas is located in Lyon County. Zip codes in Emporia, KS include 66801. The median home price in Emporia is $79,900. More Emporia information.

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Tuesday | Daily Kos

Connecting Kansas: Democrats Unite in Emporia

Emporia Kansas, the heart of Lyon County is often viewed as a commuter town. This image of Emporia is largely shaped by the relative ease of access to Lawrence, Topeka, Wichita.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Emporia police searching for suspect in Sunday armed robbery

The Emporia Police Department is searching for a man in connection with an armed robbery of a local convenience shop.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Task force wants to restore Amtrak service in Emporia

The Rev. Andrew McHenry, pastor at First Congregational Church in Emporia, is among those spearheading an effort to bring Amtrak service back to the Lyon County city.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Why I went all in for my first NN

In the past, I have always sponsored people to go.. for the last four years, I've bought at least one NN reservation for a worthy Kossack I wanted to make the connections, but time constraints, job demands and my kids often prevented me from making the trek myself.

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The Wichita Eagle

Gallery: In modern-day Kansas, cowboys practice an ancient art

Ranch manager Cliff Cole , his niece, Jade Cole, Jake Betts and Jackson Seaton met before sunrise on Thursday, July 17, 2014, for the roundup southwest of Emporia, Kan.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Two From Emporia Die In Texas Rollover

The Texas Department of Public Safety says an SUV driven by 46-year old Carlos Armando Ventura of Garden City, KS, was northbound on U.S. Highway 83 about a mile south of Ballinger, Texas, when a deer ran onto the roadway around 10 pm Friday..

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Fit For A Queen and New 2U Kids to open where Thick Girls was supposed to be

Owner Tina Sidelnik planned to open the business in her family's former Not Just A Cop Shop space near Central and Hillside, and she'd been collecting clothing for the plus-size store for some time.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

11/11: A day to honor veterans of all U.S. wars

At 11 a.m., on the 11th day, of the 11th month, in the year 1918, World War I ended.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

"Amelia Earhart," a historical portrayal of the legendary aviatrix by Leslie Goddard, will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive in Lawrence.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Fred Borthwick

He was born June 30, 1925, in Strong City, to Harold and Laura Baker Borthwick. He graduated from Chase County High School in 1943.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

More Twinkies mean more jobs, development for Emporia

Its Hostess Brands plant, reopened last year and expanded this year, has added $30 million worth of improvements, including a $25 million bakery line to churn out more snack cakes.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Tourism road show slated for Great Bend

The Tourism Division of the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks, and Tourism is hitting the road to conduct a series of workshops across the state during the week of July 8. The state's six tourism professional staff will begin their week with a workshop in Scott City on July 8, Great Bend on July 9, Emporia on July 10, and Overland Park on July ... (more)

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Tony's Kansas City

Must See: Road to Nowhere in Kansas

We just found an extremely entertaining and thought provoking clip for the Kansas City overnight/early morning.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

KSL-TV

Kansas tech school installs solar panels

A technical college in eastern Kansas is taking another step toward energy self-sufficiency with the installation of solar panels.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

MTA Today

Memorial to fallen educators is dedicated

MTA Vice President Tim Sullivan was among state education association representatives from across the nation who traveled to Kansas on Thursday, June 12, to honor educators who have died in the line of duty.

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