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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Will the Big 12 have 16 teams?

Big 12

On July 30, The University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas both accepted invitations to join the Southeastern Conference (SEC), which means they’ll be leaving the Big 12 Conference for the ...

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Ways to use brick and stone to enhance your home

Choosing the right materials is an essential step in planning a home remodel or renovation. Options like brick and stone can add style, comfort and beauty to homes. With a diverse array ...

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7 simple steps to improve your health

Our society faces a health epidemic because over half of Americans live with a chronic illness and a third suffer from obesity. Does your health or weight impede you from having a ...

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The root of America’s rising division

Division in the country makes it seem like we are no longer living in the United States of America, but in a different country that goes by a new name, the Divided ...

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How low can rates go?

Looking back to the start of the century, interest rates have been in decline. Back then the Aggregate Bond Index was paying over 7%. Today? Just 1%. This means in order for ...

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Manchin conditions spending vote on saving 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

C5Alive

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

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’

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

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

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

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

C5Alive

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

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

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

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

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

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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