Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2013. There are 118 days left in the year. Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sunset…

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Emporia Spartans football preview

Emporia earned a trip to the postseason last year, now the Spartans look for another successful season with a new-look squad.

Evacuation orders lifted at Yosemite fire

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once th…