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    Kansas’ 2nd District Congressional candidate exposed

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    In Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District race there is no Democrat primary since only Paul Davis is running for that office. The Republican race is a rather unique situation that deserves a brief ...

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    Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking by Cutting Demand for Prostitution

    A new awareness campaign in Kansas is aimed at cutting the demand for prostitution as a way to fight human trafficking. The campaign involves state agencies and local advocacy groups teaming up ...

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

    The next monthly C5Alive “POWER Luncheon” will be held Aug. 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Avondale East, 455 SE Golf Park Blvd., and will feature Barry Feaker of TRM Ministries. ...

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    Public Health Warning Issued for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

    TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued public health warnings for some Kansas lakes for ...

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    Half of Kansas at high risk for West Nile Virus

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    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a high-risk warning for West Nile virus infections (WNV) for northcentral, southcentral, and southwest Kansas. Northeast, southeast, and northwest Kansas are at ...

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    Summer Fun in Kansas

    Summer afternoons in Kansas can be 55–105 degrees – you just never know.  But even the hottest days should not keep you from the abundance of fun activities you can enjoy this ...

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    Professionals can help your golf game

    How’s your golf game? Does it need some work? What are you doing to improve? If you just keep practicing the same way at the range, are you really expecting to get ...

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    ‘Journey of Hope’ to Stop in Topeka July 15

    TOPEKA – The Journey of Hope team will be arriving in Topeka Sunday, July 15, at the Kansas Neurological Institute (KNI) for a visit with KNI residents and Topeka residents served by ...

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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

    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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