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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – Alone time

Alone time – Years and countless nights were spent helping prepare my son for sleep from the comforts of our sturdy rocking chair. We may have outgrown the ability to snuggle comfortably ...

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Taxpayers should be aware of the top tax scams currently in vogue

tax scams

Tax scammers continue to work. Again this year, the IRS highlights the twelve top scams in its “Dirty Dozen” list. These scams are often aggressive and happen throughout the year. The schemes ...

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Jefferson Award winner speaks out about his Sole Reason ministry and golf tournament

Jerry Hudgins of Sole Reason knows the power of one. How do we change the world? We change it with one act of kindness at a time. For the last three and ...

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June C5Alive Luncheon to Feature Spencer Lindsay of Working Men of Christ

Spencer Lindsay is the Founder and Executive Director of Working Men of Christ, a prison ministry reaching over 1200 inmates, and operates 12 inmate discipleship homes in Wichita and Topeka. At Working ...

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Lost cat from Denver found in Topeka

When a black long-haired cat was brought to Helping Hands Humane Society in Topeka recently as a stray, the admissions counselors there thought it would be another usual day at the shelter—yet ...

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Topeka Police join Ring in new crime fighting tool

The police have a new way for you to know what’s going on in your neighborhood! With Ring you can make a difference and share suspicious activity or crime with the people ...

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Irish storytelling and music to be featured Saturday

A unique opportunity to join professional storyteller, Rosie Cutrer, for Irish storytelling, myths, music and folktales will occur on Saturday, June 1st, from 2 to 3pm in the Gallery at the Historic ...

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21st Street Bridge over I-470 re-opens a week early

SW 21st Street east of the I-470 bridge to Belle Ave was open to traffic this morning following substantial completion of the project. Cleanup work, including some striping, will be completed over ...

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Capital City Barbershop Chorus annual show features Lemon Squeezy

The Capital City Barbershop Chorus will present its annual show, “Places In Our Heart” along with featured quartets Lemon Squeezy, the 2016 BHS International Silver Medalists, and Harmonium, the 2016 CSD champions ...

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“Kids Ride Free!” all summer on Topeka city busses

Topeka kids can now look forward to a break from school, with summer right around the corner, as well as a free transportation around Topeka on city busses. Since the summer of ...

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Two $500 closest to pin prizes offered in golf tournament benefiting Topeka Youth Project

The 22nd Annual Topeka Youth Project’s Tee Off for Youth Golf Tournament will take place Friday, June 14, 2019, at Village Greens Golf Course in Ozawkie. The tournament is sponsored by Reser’s ...

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North Topeka activities include Chalk Walk

NOTO Arts District is getting out the sidewalk chalk and attempting to cover each square of concrete sidewalk within two blocks with art. The 6th Annual Two Block Chalk Walk will be ...

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“Best tournament of the year” benefits Pancreatic Cancer research

Spring is here, summer’s near, and it’s that time of year – time to gear up for the 17th Annual Rod Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting KU Cancer Center. The event is ...

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Luncheon to feature business building tips

All business owners want to get the most out of their businesses. At the May C5 Power Luncheon, Carl Fowler and Marshall Madil will demonstrate what can be accomplished with just a ...

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National Day of Prayer calls Americans to ‘Love One Another’

A praying church has always been the hope of America. On Thursday, May 2, thousands of prayer gatherings attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians will adorn the landscape of America on ...

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Washburn football player shot hours after being drafted by NFL Giants; roommate killed

Just hours after being selected by the Giants with the No. 180 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, Corey Ballentine, 23, was involved in an altercation, where he was shot. Ballentine’s ...

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City of Topeka announces emergency month-long closure of 21st Street Bridge over I-470

Beginning on Monday, April 29, the 21st Street bridge over I-470 will be fully closed to vehicular traffic and open only to pedestrians and bike on the north sidewalk. There will be ...

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YFC Golf Classic is a Tournament of Champions for teens

Topeka Youth for Christ’s 2019 Annual Golf Classic will be held on Friday, May 10th at the Lake Shawnee Golf Course.  The four-person, 18-hole scramble begins with a shotgun start at 12:30 ...

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Easter Fest highlights April celebrations in Topeka

April is all about Easter this year. With the annual celebration falling a little later in the spring this year, many are counting on nicer weather for their egg hunts, sunrise services ...

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NOTO director to speak at C5 luncheon

The public is invited to attend the April C5Alive “POWER” Luncheon, when Thomas Underwood, Executive Director of NOTO Arts District, will be the featured speaker. He will have an update of plans ...

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Voting for new Topeka flag ends soon

Topeka will soon have a new flag. Voting is going on now to choose between designs submitted by community members. Last October, the public voted on four designs, and gave feedback on ...

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Capper Foundation returns to original corporate name

The Capper Foundation was founded in 1920 by Arthur Capper and continues building abilities and expanding quality programs, services, support, advocacy and opportunities for people of all ages with a range of ...

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Prayer breakfast speaker advises on how to leave an intentional legacy

This year’s featured speaker at the Kansas Prayer Breakfast, on Wednesday, March 20th, was David McAlvany, and he focused on legacy. McAlvany is CEO of the McAlvany Financial Companies, International Collectors Associates, ...

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Local ministries to host Empowered to Connect Conference

The Empowered to Connect Conference, presented in a simulcast by Show Hope, will take place on April 5th and 6th and features two days of practical teaching in a safe and supportive ...

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Local voting will award a local Topeka restaurant with a $25,000 marketing package in Top Local Choice contest

Does your favorite restaurant need a little TLC? You can nominate your favorite locally-owned Topeka restaurant to receive a huge marketing package for free. It’s part of an initiative, called Top Local ...

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