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Lucas Lord

Lucas Lord

Lucas Lord is a senior at Emporia State University. As a student writer, he works hard to report the news on a variety of events while studying political science, English and journalism.

Rolling blackouts in Kansas helped regional power grid avoid ‘cascading failures’

By: and - February 23, 2021

EMPORIA — A small crowd gathered last Wednesday in Emporia on the hillside next to the Prairie Street bridge, seeking respite from rolling blackouts and extreme cold. With nothing else to do, they were taking turns sliding down the hill — and enjoying temperatures that had barely risen above 0 following three straight days of […]