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C5Alive Luncheons to feature Barry Feaker, Cody Foster, Lamar Hunt, Jr. and more

The next monthly C5Alive “POWER Luncheon” will be held July 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, 7220 SW Asbury Dr., and will feature Phil Walton of Leadership MPACT. Phil ...

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The Shawnee County Fair Will Feature Fun and Activities for The Whole Family

The Shawnee County Fair starts with the 4‐H Horse Show on July 21st and 22nd, and continues with public exhibits and programs from the 26th through the 29th. The Fair will be ...

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DCF Releases Information about The Villages Inspection

On Friday, June 22, a Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) staff member visited The Villages Inc. This inspection was made at the request of Governor Jeff Colyer to ensure the ...

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Immigrant children being housed in Topeka facility

Two Kansas lawmakers are asking for more clarity on the legal status of and facilities for unaccompanied children being housed in Kansas after attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. Kansas Senate ...

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Topeka Community Health Clinic Adds Pediatrician

GraceMed, Topeka’s new nonprofit community healthcare provider, has announced that Dr. Lance Jepson is now seeing pediatric patients at its two Topeka clinics. Dr. Jepson is Board Certified in general pediatrics. He ...

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Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy Available for Limited Time

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)’s Bureau of Health Promotion is encouraging Kansas residents who want to quit using tobacco products to take advantage of the opportunity to ...

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‘Dump the Pump’ program lets you ride Topeka Metro Buses Free June 21

TOPEKA, KAN. – On June 21, 2018, American Public Transportation Association (APTA), and public transportation systems across the country will celebrate the 13th Annual National Dump the Pump Day. Sponsored by APTA, the 2018 National ...

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GRACE FOR TODAY – Life Lessons from a Little One

I write today after four weeks of many ups and downs with a sick little one. Four weeks that eventually landed us in the hospital for six long days and many sleepless ...

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Ted Nugent Coming to Kansas for Kobach

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has enlisted Ted Nugent’s support for his gubernatorial campaign. Kobach’s campaign has confirmed that the musician will appear at the Lenexa Community Center on June 23 for ...

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Oldest woman in Kansas dies

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She loved to travel on missions trips with her church and enjoyed singing in the choir. Edna Martha Shaffer, the oldest person in Kansas, passed away on Monday in Topeka at the ...

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A Reflection of History: Brown V. Board Mural Unveiled at Kansas Capitol

Sixty-four years ago, the United States Supreme Court handed down the decision to end legal segregation in the public school system as part of the Brown v. Board of Education case. A ...

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NOTO Arts Center offers summer classes

The NOTO Arts Center in North Topeka offers an array of classes featuring artists from the NOTO district and the community. Classes range from brief, one session workshops to multi-session classes designed ...

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Pilots to hold logo reveal at Capital Plaza Hotel

THE VOTES ARE IN! After a total of 1,577 votes with a 58%/42% split, the Topeka Pilots (formerly the RoadRunners) will reveal their new logo at an event Thursday, June 14th, in ...

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How Enrolled Agents Can Help You

Enrolled Agents (EAs) are federally-licensed tax practitioners who may represent taxpayers before the IRS when it comes to collections, audits and appeals. As authorized by the Department of Treasury’s Circular 230 regulations, ...

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Local teachers share in $1 Million National Donation from SONIC during Teacher Appreciation Month

Sonic® Drive-In, a longtime supporter of public school teachers through its Limeades for Learning® initiatives, celebrated Teacher Appreciation Month throughout the month of May with the third-annual #ThanksTeach social media campaign to ...

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New Topeka Metro free shuttle to make Midwest Health Aquatic Center accessible to broader community

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During a ceremony Thursday at Midwest Health Aquatic Center, 2201 SW Urish Rd, the Topeka Metro bus service and Shawnee County Parks and Recreation announced they were kicking off a free shuttle service. The ...

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Topeka’s hockey team is now the Pilots

Lamar Hunt Jr., the new owner of Topeka’s NAHL hockey team formerly known as the RoadRunners, announced June 5 that the team will now be known as the Pilots. The announcement came ...

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Church safety seminar this Friday

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Kris Kobach appears in parade with military gear, upsets city officials

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The City of Shawnee is apparently afraid of military equipment being viewed by kids and touchy adults. After Secretary of State Kris Kobach appeared in the Old Shawnee Days Parade in a ...

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Scarecrows… Tarantulas… RoadRunners… WHAT’S NEXT???

Topeka’s NAHL hockey team, formerly know as the Roadrunners, have scheduled the unveiling of the new team name on Tuesday, June 5th at the Kansas Expocentre. The event will be from 4pm-7pm ...

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Don’t let your church be the next site of a violent act

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Youth Project offers Tee Off for Youth Golf Tourney

The 21st Annual Topeka Youth Project’s Tee Off for Youth Golf Tournament will take place Friday, June 15, 2018, at Village Greens Golf Course in Ozawkie. The tournament is sponsored by Reser’s ...

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Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient to Visit Area Cities

Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to millions of children in need each year. For many years, Topeka families have packed shoebox gifts ...

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GreatLIFE manager is passionate about Junior Golf

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Ronnie McHenry has had a passion for Junior Golf for a very long time. He first got involved at age six or seven. Later on, while pursuing golf at Washburn University, he ...

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Does the Kansas Constitution guarantee the right to life or the right to abortion?

A state court has ruled that the Kansas ban of dismemberment abortion of a living unborn child violates our State constitution. In response, the legislature will consider putting a proposed constitutional amendment ...

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