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Manchin conditions spending vote on saving Hyde Amendment

Hyde Amendment

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said he will not vote for the proposed multi-trillion-dollar spending bill unless it restores the pro-life Hyde Amendment. Progressive House members responded by saying most ...

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Lauren Green: Mainstream media incorrectly portray Christianity

Lauren Green

The mainstream media incorrectly portray religion, including Christian, according to Lauren Green, chief religion correspondent for Fox News. “One of the big mistakes mainstream media makes is that they don’t understand the ...

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State Senator Kristen O’Shea will speak at C5 Luncheon

C5 Alive Miss Amazing

Businesswoman and Kansas State Senator Kristen O’Shea will be the featured speaker at the October C5 Alive POWER Luncheon. She will discuss her business strategies and her political experiences. Lunch will be ...

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Inaugural Topeka Fall Fest will be October 9 at the Vinewood Venue

Fall Fest

Two to three thousand people are expected to attend the Inaugural Topeka Fall Fest, to be held October 9 at The Vinewood, 2848 SE 29th St.  Families will be able to listen ...

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Kansas River access closed at Saline Road

river access

Starting on October 1st, the public Kansas River access on Saline Road in North Topeka closed while necessary construction takes place at the river weir and boat ramp area. The river will ...

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Las Vegas QB Derek Carr after leading Raiders to 3-0 start: ‘All I want to do is glorify Him’

derek carr

With a wild 31-28 overtime win against the Miami Dolphins, Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders jumped out to 3-0 in 2021. Their third game, played in Las Vegas’s Allegiant Stadium, ...

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City of Topeka to gauge citizen satisfaction

Citizen Satisfaction

The City of Topeka will be conducting its 2021 Citizen Satisfaction Survey through September 30th. The survey will be administered digitally through the nationally recognized ETC Institute via phone, mail and the ...

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Ten-digit dialing begins soon in Kansas area codes 785 and 620

10-digit dialing

Kansans that live in area codes 785 or 620 will soon be required to use 10-digit dialing when making local calls. This change will make it easier for persons in crisis to ...

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KVC Charity Golf Tournament benefits foster children

foster

KVC Shawnee County Golf For Kids 2nd Annual Golf Tournament will host dozens of golfers on September 17 in a charity golf game to raise money for foster children and teens who ...

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FCA’s inspiring Fields of Faith to take place on October 13

Fields of Faith

As millions of American schoolchildren settle back into their classrooms and their athletic programs this month, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) has announced that its key peer-to-peer autumn event, Fields of Faith, ...

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What will the new Big 12 look like?

Big 12

The Big 12 Board of Directors voted Friday to extend membership invitations to Brigham Young University, the University of Central Florida, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Houston. All eight ...

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NOTO LIVE is back in North Topeka this weekend

NOTO

The NOTO Arts and Entertainment District and Envista Credit Union once again are bringing NOTO LIVE to North Topeka. It is a celebration packed full of performance art, live music, busking, and ...

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Thornton Place to host September C5 luncheon

c5 alive

The September C5 “POWER” Luncheon will be held September 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Thornton Place, 2901 SW Armstrong. The featured speaker will be Jeanne Gawdun, Director of Government Relations ...

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Big Boy 4014 to make return visits to Kansas on Sept. 2

Big Boy

Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s, will appear for public viewing on Wednesday in Kansas City at Union Station, then depart at 8:00 a.m. ...

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Vacation locations close to home make great ‘Staycation’ options

vacation

We are creatures of habit, but how does that apply to a vacation?  We often associate feelings of positivity and comfort with familiarity, which is created by the repetition of tasks and ...

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10 proven ways to keep the mind sharp as you age

mind

Just as exercise improves your physical health, brain workouts strengthen your mind, boosting your memory and thinking skills. Even better, it’s never too late to begin exercising your most important muscle. Read ...

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7 steps to save money on a remodeling project

remodeling

Every homeowner has a defined budget he or she can allocate toward a remodeling project. Even if funds were unlimited, it’s still in a homeowner’s best interest to secure the best value ...

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Former Gov. Jeff Colyer drops out of gubernatorial race due to prostate cancer

Jeff Colyer

Former governor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Dr. Jeff Colyer (R) has announced he is ending his campaign for Kansas governor and receiving treatment for prostate cancer. “While I have always focused on ...

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Former Royal Ben Zobrist drops lawsuit against pastor

Zobrist

Former Kansas City Royals player and devout Christian Ben Zobrist has dropped his lawsuit against his former pastor, Byron Yawn, amid allegations of an affair between the former Tennessee pastor and marital ...

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Tim Tebow’s NFL dream ends when Jacksonville Jaguars cut him

Tebow

Tim Tebow’s attempt to return to the NFL as a tight end ended this week when the Jacksonville Jaguars released him. “Thank you to the @Jaguars organization and everyone who has supported ...

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What homeowners need to know before refinancing

refinancing

With mortgage rates hovering near three percent, experts say there are still a number of homeowners who could benefit from refinancing. In fact, borrowers who refinanced in 2020 to lower their mortgage ...

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DIY ideas to increase your home’s value

home

Now as much as ever, your home may be a sanctuary for all kinds of expression, from thinking and dreaming to working and playing. Over the past year, homeowners began to consider ...

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Union Pacific’s “Big Boy” steam locomotive will stop in Topeka, Lawrence and Kansas City

Big Boy

Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s to conquer mountains while carrying equipment during World War II, is on a 10-state tour, providing amazing photo ...

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Topeka neighborhoods to gather on National Night Out

National Night Out

Safe Streets is about to embark on its 25th year of National Night Out in the Topeka/Shawnee County community! This annual event, which will be held Saturday, August 7, brings neighborhoods together ...

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How to overcome three common obstacles to positive change

obstacles

Amid the crisis of COVID, perhaps there is an opportunity to break through obstacles and pick up dreams left by the wayside. So much of life is spent on autopilot. Years pass ...

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