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Chiefs owner Clark Hunt going to 4th Super Bowl in 5 years: ‘I want to give God the glory’

chiefs hunt

It quickly became evident, during the on-field presentation of the Lamar Hunt Trophy in Baltimore on Sunday night, that the Kansas City Chiefs’ championship DNA begins at the top. For the fourth ...

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C5Alive February 8th Power Luncheon will feature Pastor Cecil Washington

C5Alive at Harley Davidson

The February C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held on the 8th at the Harley Davidson Room, 21st & Topeka Blvd. Featured speaker is Pastor Cecil Washington, who has just finished a biography. ...

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City of Topeka announces ‘all hands on deck’ to battle potholes


Due to recent weather conditions creating countless potholes on city streets, Public Works Director Braxton Copley has declared a temporary emergency for pothole patching. All City of Topeka Street Department crews will ...

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Hatred, racism didn’t deter George Washington Carver

Few know George Washington Carver, the humble pioneering researcher and Christian, grew up in Missouri and Kansas. We celebrate him during Black History Month. Human need is really a great spiritual vacuum ...

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Area Christmas displays open through end of the year

Christmas displays

If you haven’t seen enough Christmas displays yet, you’re in luck – you have over a week to see more. Here are a couple area displays you may not have seen.   ...

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Kansans can vote on new state license plate this week, but is the best option left out?

state license plate

After a frenzy of public backlash to the new Kansas state license plate proposed in November, Governor Laura Kelly initiated a short submission opportunity for new proposals. Now Kansans have been given ...

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C5Alive Christmas Luncheon to be held at Fairlawn Plaza Mall

C5Alive Christmas

The December C5Alive Christmas Luncheon will be held on the 14th at Fairlawn Plaza Mall. Christmas games and fun activities based on the Christmas story are on the agenda. The cost is ...

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Fellowship Bible Church Brings First Century Bethlehem Experience to Topeka

Bethlehem Experience

As the Christmas season approaches, Fellowship Bible Church has announced the return of their much-anticipated annual event, Bethlehem Experience. Taking place on December 8,9,10 and December 15,16,17, this immersive event invites the ...

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Finding faith in “The Nutcracker,” a Christmas classic

The Nutcracker

The popularity of the ballet “The Nutcracker” skyrockets during Advent and the Christmas season because of its pageantry, dancing, and timeless classical music. But have you ever wondered what the story is ...

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47 Years of The Nutcracker: Ballet Midwest presents annual production


Symbolizing good luck and its ability to frighten away malevolent spirits, the nutcracker has long symbolized another thing for many people… the Christmas season. Based loosely on E.T.A. Hoffman’s fantasy story “The ...

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New West Ridge Mall owners welcome indoor farmers market

indoor farmers market

West Ridge Mall will now feature an indoor farmers market, beginning December 2nd. Mary Tyler with Breadbasket Farmers Market says the new mall owners contacted the farmers market and asked if they would consider ...

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9 Best Thanksgiving Getaways in Kansas

Thanksgiving in Kansas, Monument Rocks

Enjoy a relaxed, down-home Thanksgiving amid the rolling fields, scenic views and wide rivers of Kansas. Whether you’re heading to the busy urban center of Kansas City or the unusual chalk formations ...

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Fall trout stocking set for Nov. 22 at Lake Shawnee

trout stocking

The annual fall trout stocking at Lake Shawnee is set for Nov. 22 as 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout are released into the lake. The public may watch the trout being released ...

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Brendan Wiley leaves Topeka Zoo; interim director announced

Brendan Wiley at Topeka Zoo

Brendan Wiley, director of the Topeka Zoo since 2010, has left to take a new role at a zoo in Waco, Texas. “We are deeply grateful for Brendan’s leadership and his dedication ...

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Topeka opens drop-off sites for Operation Christmas Child project

Operation Christmas Child

More than 4,500 locations will open to collect Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for the Samaritan’s Purse project. Volunteers are collecting shoebox gifts during National Collection Week, Nov. 13  20. Operation Christmas ...

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Accident takes life of Missouri pastor several months after taking over new church

Missouri Pastor Dan Smith

A Missouri pastor died in a traffic accident last weekend less than four months after becoming pastor of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in New Haven, Mo. The Rev. Dan Smith ...

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“A man is a man and a woman is a woman,” British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says

The British prime minister is taking a much different approach to transgender issues than U.S. leaders do. Rishi Sunak slammed radical gender ideology during a speech on Wednesday, saying men cannot become ...

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Missouri will hold caucuses in March instead of presidential primary

missouri agenda private presidential primary

Although Missouri legislators cancelled the state’s presidential primary, voters will have an opportunity to participate in caucuses in March, Springfield television station KY3 reported. In a cost-saving move, lawmakers last year canceled ...

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LGBTQ+ conference at Andy Stanley’s church continues to attract criticism, controversy

Andy Stanley

Pastor Andy Stanley of North Point Community Church in Atlanta on Sunday addressed the controversy surrounding the church’s conference about supporting parents and LGBTQ+ children. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist ...

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August C5Alive POWER Luncheon will feature Michael Odupitan and Omni Circle Group

Omni Circle Group

The August C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held Aug. 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Omni Circle Group, 1301 SW Topeka Blvd. Michael Odupitan, founder and CEO of Omni Circle Group, ...

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You have a chance to tell KCC to deny the 14% Evergy rate hike

There still may be a chance to prevent the Evergy rate hike, which would raise rates next year an average of $14.24 each month per Kansas household. The Kansas Corporation Commission may ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon features TRM founder Max Manning

The July C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held July 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, 7220 SW Asbury Dr. Featured Speaker will be Rev. Max Manning, one of the ...

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Faith and family come first, Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker tells Georgia Tech graduates

Harrison Butker Chiefs

Harrison Butker, who kicked the game-winning field goal for the Kansas City Chiefs in February’s Super Bowl, encouraged graduates at his alma mater to put God and family first. He gave the ...

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7 healthy back to school tips for kids

Summer is in full swing but for many parents, thoughts of the school year have begun. Those thoughts include if they should attend a private Christian school, public or maybe homeschooling. We’ve ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon will feature columnist Clint Decker

Clint Decker

The June C5Alive POWER Luncheon will feature Clint Decker and will be held June 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peak, 1930 SW Gage Blvd. Featured speaker Clint Decker has ...

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