Washburn University President Jerry Farley, Topeka Rescue Mission Executive Director Barry Feaker and Washburn Student Government President Eric Benedict kicked off the 6th annual "Can Emporia" competition.
The deep, vibrating sound of a horn, the moving gates and flashing lights are unmistakable. A train is approaching a railroad crossing near the Great Overland Station and warning lights are telling people to stay back from the tracks.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reminds citizens to get the flu vaccine before hearing about the first case of flu. It takes two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to provide protection against the virus.