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Local media group plans conference to help small businesses make use of modern media

A couple decades ago the way we used media began to change. Technology and the internet have made things that were financially impossible to most people, possible. As branding, advertising and marketing ...

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“Your kids are at risk,” trafficking expert says

Human trafficking is a growing problem in Topeka, in Kansas and Missouri, and across the nation. It’s a form of modern-day slavery that includes labor and sex trafficking, organs, and sex tourism. ...

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Operation Backpack helps needy school children

Topeka North Outreach, Inc., Youth Ministry has begun its 13th year providing Weekend Food Sacks to area children in need through its Operation Backpack program. To start the new school year, backpacks ...

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A look back at ‘Romper Room’ and local host

From 1953 to 1994, Romper Room, a television series for children five and under, aired in the United States.  If you’re old enough, you may remember watching the show as a young ...

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St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church celebrates 150 years

St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church, 701 SW Topeka Boulevard, celebrated its 150th Anniversary on Sunday, August 19. Celebration keynote speaker was The Right Reverend Clement W. Fugh, Presiding Prelate of The ...

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JUST A MINUTE – God’s voice with the Country Parson

Hi friends.  Over the years I’ve been asked how someone can hear God’s voice.  The problem that most people have is that they are too busy and won’t take the time to ...

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Disabled veteran making a difference serving neighbors

Many people wonder “What can I do? I’m just one person, and I don’t have much money.” But one person can make a big difference to a lot of people.  Bill Eberting ...

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Final stage of Kansas vote count begins Monday

gubernatorial count

It may be one of the closest races ever for the race for Kansas Governor. Today, county election officials across Kansas will begin reviewing provisional ballots from last week’s primary to arrive ...

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Topeka native Gary Woodland leads PGA after two rounds

ST. LOUIS – The Border War ended in 2012 when the University of Missouri bolted the Big 12 Conference for the greener pastures of the Southeastern Conference, but that doesn’t mean that ...

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To ensure faith in process, Kobach steps away from count – UPDATED COUNT NOW AVAILABLE

ensure ballot

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has recused himself from the vote-counting process in the closely contested Republican gubernatorial primary. The move is seen as an extraordinary measure to ensure the public’s ...

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Kansas’ 2nd District Congressional candidate exposed

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In Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District race there is no Democrat primary since only Paul Davis is running for that office. The Republican race is a rather unique situation that deserves a brief ...

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Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking by Cutting Demand for Prostitution

A new awareness campaign in Kansas is aimed at cutting the demand for prostitution as a way to fight human trafficking. The campaign involves state agencies and local advocacy groups teaming up ...

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C5Alive Luncheons to feature Barry Feaker, Lamar Hunt, Jr., Cody Foster and more

The next monthly C5Alive “POWER Luncheon” will be held Aug. 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Avondale East, 455 SE Golf Park Blvd., and will feature Barry Feaker of TRM Ministries. ...

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Public Health Warning Issued for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued public health warnings for some Kansas lakes for ...

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Half of Kansas at high risk for West Nile Virus

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a high-risk warning for West Nile virus infections (WNV) for northcentral, southcentral, and southwest Kansas. Northeast, southeast, and northwest Kansas are at ...

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