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    Shawnee County Parks + Recreation announces High School Seasonal Job Fairs

    Shawnee County Parks + Recreation is hosting a High School Seasonal Job Fair to help fill nearly 300 seasonal staff positions ranging from lifeguards to staff for summer camps, golf course maintenance, ...

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    “Swing Dancing” lessons and Valentine social offered at Jayhawk Theatre

    Topeka Swing Dance will continue beginner classes on Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2019 at the Jayhawk Theatre at 720 Jackson Street.  Class is from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.  From ...

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    Pro-life marchers fear future of abortion movement in Kansas

    Wet weather didn’t stop hundreds of pro-life advocates from gathering Tuesday, January 22nd, at the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 46th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that made ...

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    Keith the Critic ranks the movies of 2018, promotes local Movie Festival

    Keith Van Sickle is known in the Topeka/Lawrence/Kansas City area as Keith the Critic, local movie reviewer. He is also the force behind Slash ‘n Bash Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival every year in ...

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    HHHS holding Super Bowl LIII adoption special today

    In honor of Super Bowl LIII Helping Hands Humane Society in Topeka will offer adoption of dogs and puppies for just $53 today, Sunday February 3, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. It ...

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    “God” told “Moses” to check trash bin seconds before homeless man sleeping inside was crushed

    TOPEKA, Kan. – A Topeka man is being honored for saving someone’s life, while emptying the trash. Vince Bateman, a Shawnee County Solid Waste Management trash truck driver, shared his story of ...

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    Topeka Metro & ATU #1360 partner with Dillon’s to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Project Topeka

    Topeka Metro and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1360 are reaching out to the Topeka community to “Stuff the Bus” with non-perishable food items to benefit Project Topeka, the community food drive ...

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    Puppy Yoga to be offered at Helping Hands Humane Society

    Yoga instructor Susan King has been holding kitten, cat, and puppy yoga classes at Helping Hands Humane Society since June 2016. Typically, classes are held while felines roam the room, stopping to ...

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    Netflix show causes increase in thrift store donations

    If you like thrift shopping, you’re in luck. A new Netflix show called “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” is teaching people to let go of material things. The minimalist home/life improvement show ...

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    Weekend winter storm forecast for Northeast Kansas

    A winter storm system is forecast to descend across Kansas Friday and Saturday with snowfall averaging between one to four inches in most regions of the state.  Heavier snowfall is forecast for ...

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    Topeka Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign reaches goal

    This year’s Red Kettle Campaign collected a little over their goal of $205,000, thanks to the support of donors and company partners in Topeka.  The money, raised between November 19 and December ...

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    Annual Rally and March For Life will be Jan. 22 in Topeka

    Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 22. The day will be full of events including educational workshops for teens and adults, an ...

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    Lamar Hunt, Jr. to speak at C5Alive POWER Luncheon at Evel Knievel Museum

    Lamar Hunt, Jr., will be the featured speaker at the January C5Alive “POWER Luncheon,” which will be held at Historic Harley Davidson / Evel Knievel Museum Jan. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to ...

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    Christmas celebrated at Jayhawk Theatre

    Members of Countryside Christian Church celebrated the season spreading cheer at the historic Jayhawk Theatre on Christmas Eve day as the church put on two musical worships Monday afternoon. Pastor Nate Bruns said ...

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    Families ride free on Topeka Metro during Christmas break

    The Topeka Metro bus system in Topeka has announced their sixth annual Winter Fling/Families Ride Free campaign. Families can ride all fixed routes free of charge from Saturday, December 22, 2018, through ...

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    TNO Youth Ministry to reach more at-risk kids

    Currently, Shawnee County statistics report 759 children are in Foster Care, and 554 youth are homeless. These numbers do not reflect the high number of children who live in neglect and abuse. ...

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    Lawrence artist has hand in creating footwear for Mahomes and other Chiefs players

    John Sebelius is an artist in Lawrence and a lifelong Chiefs fan. He got the chance to work with his favorite team for the NFL’s “my cause my cleats campaign.” The campaign gives NFL players ...

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    TBC presents their annual Light Show this weekend

    Topeka Bible Church will once again present their legendary Light Show with all the sights and sounds of Christmas, telling the story of the birth of Christ through brilliant Christmas lights and ...

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    C5Alive Christmas Luncheon to celebrate with music, games

    The monthly C5Alive “POWER Luncheon” will be a Christmas Celebration held at Fairlawn Plaza Mall, on Dec. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Christmas music, games, photos and fun will be ...

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    “A Big Band Christmas” comes to the Jayhawk Theatre

    Several downtown Topeka businesses have partnered to bring “A Big Band Christmas” to the historic Jayhawk Theatre, 720 SW Jackson St., on Saturday, December 8, beginning at 7:00 pm. Topeka Swing Dance ...

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    Midwest Christian Education & Expo College March 2

    The Midwest Christian Education and College Expo returns in March with over 60 colleges, private K-12 schools from both Missouri and Kansas, and homeschooling resources. This is the 21st Annual Midwest Christian Education Expo and ...

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    Auburn community celebrating Christmas early

    Christmas will be celebrated early in Auburn on Saturday, December 8, beginning with the annual Christ-mas Cookie Sale at the Auburn Community Library.  From 9 a.m. to noon, you can purchase a ...

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    Local ministries list guide for end-of-year giving

    Each year Metro Voice provides a listing of organizations that serve the most vulnerable in our communities. Whether it is the single mom and her children, our elderly, orphans, the sick, the ...

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    State Christmas Tree arrives at Cedar Crest

    Governor Jeff Colyer and First Lady Ruth Colyer received the annual “Cedar Crest Christmas Tree” at the Governor’s residence this week. It now stands front and center in the mansion in west Topeka. ...

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    Annual Red Kettle Campaign begins

    The season of giving is right around the corner, and the familiar sound of bell ringing will announce the beginning of The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign.  The Salvation Army kicks ...

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