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Gift makes free college available to all students for next 25 years

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Students in Neodesha, Kan. are celebrating after a local resident has ensured they can each attend college or trade school for free. The city is now the first “Promise” community of Kansas, ...

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Find an Operation Christmas Child shoebox drop-off location near you

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This month, local families can make a global impact as 5,000 sites across the nation will serve as drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection ...

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What is the ‘mission’ in Rescue Mission? How do we care for our less fortunate neighbors?

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If you live in, or anywhere near, Topeka you have probably heard about the financial struggles of the Topeka Rescue Mission over the last few months. TRM announced Aug. 5 it might ...

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Screaming cat lady is from Kansas

You’ve seen the memes of the screaming cat lady. You laughed at a couple and possibly rolled your eyes at a few. What you may not know is the woman screaming at ...

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Topeka area drop-off sites to open for Operation Christmas Child project

This month, local families can make a global impact as multiple sites in Topeka and surrounding towns will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation ...

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A split in the pro-life movement

A split in the pro-life movement was evident during a recent joint Kansas House and Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee hearing. The legislative committee focused on a Kansas Supreme court decision, ...

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Explaining the ABCs of self-protection

It seems the most powerful move you make in self-protection comes before you find yourself in a dangerous situation. “We teach what we call the ‘ABCs’ of self-protection,” says Patrick Overbey, owner ...

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Visit Historic Lecompton to see largest Christmas trees and ornaments display in the Midwest

Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton. In the Territorial Capital Museum, visitors can see an indoor display of over 170 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme décor ...

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C5 POWER Luncheon to be held at National Guard Museum

The November C5 POWER Luncheon will be held November 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the National Guard Museum at Forbes Field. The event is open to the public, and the ...

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New Tivoli Theater may struggle to regain art house film fans

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The story of Kansas City’s premiere Art House cinema is, in recent memory, one of great sadness. Tivoli Cinemas closed its doors back in April of this year to much surprise as ...

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B&B Theatres announces November 7 Grand Opening of Topeka Wheatfield 9

B&B Theatres has announced the Grand Opening of the Topeka Wheatfield 9, a state-of-the-art theater complex at 2829 SW Fairlawn Road in Topeka.  The company has been conducting training nights and will ...

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Kansas voters just shifted some political clout to college towns

Kansas will now have a streamlined census that counts people only where they’re living after Kansas voters decided Tuesday to end the practice of adjusting the numbers before state legislative districts are ...

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Beneficiary mistakes can cost a fortune

Beneficiary designations are important in determining where certain assets of an estate will end up. Many think that a will or trust is what determines where everything goes. This is not necessarily ...

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Church bridges racial gap in Quindaro neighborhood of Kansas City, Kan.

The Quindaro neighborhood in Kansas City, Kan., is a historically African American community. On Sunday mornings, however, race becomes irrelevant as Our Lady and St. Rose Catholic Church serves a diverse congregation ...

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Great Overland Station to hold Afternoons of Praise & Thanksgiving, Veterans Ceremony, Harvey House Luncheon

Great Overland Station in Topeka will hold Afternoons of Praise and Thanksgiving called “To God Be the Glory” on November 3, 17 & 24 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The public is ...

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Newsboys United coming to TPAC Nov. 1

The Newsboys United will perform at the Topeka Performing Arts Center in Topeka on Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased in person at ...

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Hanna renames practice to Heart Financial Partners

Jim Hanna, CFP®, MBA, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, recently changed the name of his practice to Heart Financial Partners, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. ...

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Legislature holds Judiciary Committee hearing on pro-life constitutional amendment

Interest was high as pro-life people packed the room during testimony before a recent joint Kansas House and Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. The legislative committee focused on a Kansas Supreme Court decision, ...

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Another Missouri church follows trend of MO & KS churches raising funds to pay off medical debt

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Earlier this fall, Metro Voice News reported on The Crossing church in Columbia, which raised money to pay off millions of dollars of medical debt. A congregation in Southeast Missouri recently became ...

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Public invited to celebrate TPD mural

The Topeka Police Department and ArtsConnect are inviting the public to celebrate the completion of the TPD Mural Project: The Common Ground. A dedication ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 24 ...

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Prairie Village church prays for Patrick Mahomes’ ankle

The Kansas City Chiefs’ MVP Patrick Mahomes‘ ankle is getting some serious prayer. Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village has been interceding for Mahomes, who suffered a severe knee injury in ...

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Seasonal increase in vehicle-deer crashes: what you can do

Mating season and the quest for more secure habitat have deer on the move this time of year, increasing the chances of deer-vehicle collisions. Typically, the greatest number of deer-vehicle crashes are ...

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Messianic congregation invites you to the Feast of Tabernacles and the ‘Greatest Day’

The Greatest Day! “On the last greatest day of the Feast (Sukkot – Tabernacles), Yeshua stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink.” ...

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Hazel Hill Chocolate joins with Grape Escape at TPAC

“Grape Escape Meets Hazel Hill Chocolate” is billed as Topeka’s premier wine and food festival, with silent and live auctions to benefit the Topeka Performing Arts Center and the community programs offered. ...

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Couples now can marry at Helzberg Diamond stores but beware the ‘ordained pastor’

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“I am loved” has long been the marketing slogan for Helzberg Diamonds, which is based in North Kansas City. The company has taken customer service to a new level by enabling couples ...

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