emporia emporia  /ɛm ˈpɔ ri ə/


  • (n) a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain


  • His face, a familiar Gothic landmark in the capital, now window-dresses record emporia throughout the country.


  1. Kay George 1946 - 2013

    LA CYGNE Kay George, 66, passed away June 12 at her home. Born on Dec. 4, 1946 in Parsons, she was the daughter of William and Ava Kinne George. Kay graduated from Emporia State Teachers College receiving her Masters in Mathematics. She taught briefly in Alma before moving to La Cygne where she taught for 32 years at the Prairie View High School, teaching math and computers. She was also a ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Great Bend Tribune

  2. Emporia Telecom Makes Talking and Texting Easy and Affordable for 21 Million Visually Impaired Americans

    Emporia--world market leader in the manufacture and sale of mobile phones for seniors and the visually impaired--is teaming up with Odin Mobile to offer the nation’s first mobile service specifically engineered for the visually impaired.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Humboldt, Hesston Businesses Win Top Appreciation Month Honors

    EMPORIA -- Gov. Sam Brownback recognized B&W Trailer Hitches of Humboldt with the Governor’s Award of Excellence and Excel Industries Inc. of Hesston with the Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award at the annual Team Kansas/Kansas Cavalry Awards Banquet at the Emporia State University Memorial Union in Emporia.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WIBW Topeka


  1. "It was cool," Bowyer said Tuesday while in Kansas City. "To be standing there in the White House talking to the President : what an honor to be able to go up to the big house and see the man. You go from working in a body shop in Emporia and...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Clint Bowyer Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "Emporia is a history-rich community and has a deep desire to preserve its historic buildings," Sen. Sam Brownback said. "I applaud Emporia's efforts especially in restoring the Granada Theatre, the downtown recruiting of businesses and...
    on May 10, 2005 By: Sam Brownback Source: Topeka Capital Journal

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