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What to Know When Selecting a Medicare Plan

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For the millions of Americans aged 65 and older, Medicare is a critical source of health care. And during the Medicare Annual Election Period between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, those eligible ...

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3 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked

November is American Diabetes Month, and a good time to sort fact from fiction regarding this serious disease. Here are three common diabetes myths — debunked, with the help of Nutrisystem Certified ...

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Christians will decide the election, either by voting or not

As I sit down to write my monthly letter this morning, many important topics are running through my mind. Only one, however, rises to the top. Powerful social movements and passions are ...

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Becca Longo could be the first female NFL player

Becca Longo is writing a new chapter for women in sports history. Never has there been a female athlete in the NFL, but she’s looking to change that. She’s already breaking the ...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – Being Ready

There we were, chatting happily as we drove down Topeka’s main street. The birds were chirping, the sun was shining, couples strolled hand-in-hand down the sidewalk while others sipped lattes on the ...

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Topeka Metro Offers Free Rides on Election Day

There is no excuse for not voting in Topeka this election day. On Tuesday, November 6th, Topeka Metro will offer bus rides free of charge all day for fixed routes, and provide ...

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New statue honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower unveiled on statehouse grounds

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer and members of the Eisenhower family participated in the official unveiling of a new statue honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the statehouse grounds. The statue is ...

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Armed Father Stops Shooter at Birmingham McDonalds

An armed man stopped a potential mass shooting at a Birmingham, Ala., McDonalds Saturday afternoon. The unidentified man was leaving the restaurant with his two sons as a masked gunman entered and ...

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Safe Kids Kansas offers tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe

TOPEKA – On Halloween, ghosts and ghouls may give you a fright, but real dangers, like pedestrian accidents, falls, burns and poisonings are a scary reality. Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department ...

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College student to speak on hit-and-run at church event

Amber Wilhelm, a college student from Horton who miraculously survived a hit-and-run accident as a pedestrian, will give a testimony of God’s hand on her life during a special concert of praise ...

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Colorado linebacker finds balance between football and faith

Davion Taylor might have been great at football during high school, if he had actually played in games, rather than just practiced with the team. The extent of the linebacker’s talent, however, is ...

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Times set for Lake Shawnee trout stocking, ribbon cutting at fishing pond

Lake Shawnee will be stocked with 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout at noon on Saturday, Oct. 27. The trout will be released at the main boat ramp. Following the stocking, the lake ...

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Gov. Colyer and fitness guru Jake Steinfeld open new DON’T QUIT! Fitness Centers at three Kansas schools

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer joined Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for the Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), Wednesday, to cut the ribbon on the newly gifted “$100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness ...

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How to fight the culture of sexual abuse

As I prepared to write this column, there were continuing news stories related to the devastating report about the 1,000 children whom were sexually abused by Catholic priests in some Pennsylvania dioceses.  ...

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Reporters admit to making unsubstantiated claim against Kavanaugh

Reporters from the New Yorker have made an astounding admission regarding sexual assault claims made against the newly confirmed United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh. On September 23, New Yorker reporters Jane Mayer ...

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Salvation Army partners with Scotch Cleaners to provide warm coats

You may not know it judging by current temperatures, but winter will be blowing into Northeast Kansas sooner than many care to admit. The change in seasons has many digging out their ...

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Has the Kavanaugh Battle Vindicated Trump Voters?

Democrats’ willingness to go low demonstrates why so many Republicans believed they needed someone who would fight dirty. There were many points of contention that divided Donald Trump voters from other Republicans ...

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Polls show approval rating increases for Trump, economy, trade, direction of the country and more

President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have been hovering around 50% recently, according to Rasmussen, about the same or higher than Presidents Obama, Clinton or Reagan at this point in their presidencies. This ...

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Arkansas Supreme Court upholds revised voter ID law

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Arkansas’ highest court has upheld 5-2 a voter ID law that is nearly identical to a restriction struck down by the court four years ago. The state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld ...

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Why Americans go (and don’t go) to religious services

In recent years, the percentage of U.S. adults who say they regularly attend religious services has been declining, while the share of Americans who attend only a few times a year, seldom ...

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Gaining freedom from alcohol

In the rural ministry God has given me, I see the negative effects of alcohol on a regular basis.  Most of the time the problem is with men and they either admit ...

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Pastor released from Turkey kneels to pray with President Trump in the Oval Office

Pastor Andrew Brunson returned to the United States Saturday after two years of imprisonment and detention in Turkey, meeting with President Trump and taking the opportunity to pray with him. “From a ...

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University bans clapping to ‘avoid triggering anxiety’ — so jazz hands will be used for inclusivity

Students will likely no longer clap during student union events at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. According to a Sept. 28 issue of the university’s newspaper, The Mancunion, the students’ union passed ...

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Priest has chance to minister and enjoy his favorite sport

Several hours before Brooks Koepka captured his second straight U.S. Open golf championship June 17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, Father Tom Guido continued a personal Father’s Day tradition by ...

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Rapper Kanye West meets with Trump, condemns ‘welfare mentality,’ says he was ‘programmed’

Rap megastar Kanye West doesn’t always have the most clear and concise political message, but one of the biggest takeaways from his recent political comments is that he is tired of liberals telling ...

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