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Topeka’s only synagogue vandalized

synagogue vandalized

The only synagogue in Topeka has been vandalized with antisemitic graffiti. The Topeka Police Department and the FBI are investigating the vandalism at Temple Beth Sholom where congregants discovered “Save Gaza” and ...

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Pro-life Kansans unite for compassion-driven legislative agenda

pro-life rally

On Wednesday, January 24, thousands of members of the pro-life movement met at the Kansas State Capitol for the annual March and Rally for Life. Many pro-lifers met with legislators and visited ...

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C5Alive February 8th Power Luncheon will feature Pastor Cecil Washington

C5Alive at Harley Davidson

The February C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held on the 8th at the Harley Davidson Room, 21st & Topeka Blvd. Featured speaker is Pastor Cecil Washington, who has just finished a biography. ...

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City of Topeka announces ‘all hands on deck’ to battle potholes


Due to recent weather conditions creating countless potholes on city streets, Public Works Director Braxton Copley has declared a temporary emergency for pothole patching. All City of Topeka Street Department crews will ...

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Pro-life Kansans to rally at Capitol Jan. 24

kansans life rally

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on Wednesday, January 24. The day will be full of events including an interdenominational worship service and a ...

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Kansans can vote on new state license plate this week, but is the best option left out?

state license plate

After a frenzy of public backlash to the new Kansas state license plate proposed in November, Governor Laura Kelly initiated a short submission opportunity for new proposals. Now Kansans have been given ...

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Fellowship Bible Church Brings First Century Bethlehem Experience to Topeka

Bethlehem Experience

As the Christmas season approaches, Fellowship Bible Church has announced the return of their much-anticipated annual event, Bethlehem Experience. Taking place on December 8,9,10 and December 15,16,17, this immersive event invites the ...

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47 Years of The Nutcracker: Ballet Midwest presents annual production


Symbolizing good luck and its ability to frighten away malevolent spirits, the nutcracker has long symbolized another thing for many people… the Christmas season. Based loosely on E.T.A. Hoffman’s fantasy story “The ...

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New West Ridge Mall owners welcome indoor farmers market

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West Ridge Mall will now feature an indoor farmers market, beginning December 2nd. Mary Tyler with Breadbasket Farmers Market says the new mall owners contacted the farmers market and asked if they would consider ...

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9 Best Thanksgiving Getaways in Kansas

Thanksgiving in Kansas, Monument Rocks

Enjoy a relaxed, down-home Thanksgiving amid the rolling fields, scenic views and wide rivers of Kansas. Whether you’re heading to the busy urban center of Kansas City or the unusual chalk formations ...

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Fall trout stocking set for Nov. 22 at Lake Shawnee

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The annual fall trout stocking at Lake Shawnee is set for Nov. 22 as 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout are released into the lake. The public may watch the trout being released ...

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Topeka opens drop-off sites for Operation Christmas Child project

Operation Christmas Child

More than 4,500 locations will open to collect Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for the Samaritan’s Purse project. Volunteers are collecting shoebox gifts during National Collection Week, Nov. 13  20. Operation Christmas ...

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These Missouri and Kansas school districts keep transgender identity from parents

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Kansas and Missouri school districts have policies that do not inform parents of a child’s transgender identification, according to a parental rights organization. The districts are just some of the over 1,000 ...

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40 Highway: The Historic Road That Connected Missouri, Kansas and Beyond

U.S. Highway 40 stretches from Atlantic City, New Jersey all the way to Park City, Utah. But one of its most iconic stretches lies in the Midwest, crossing Missouri and Kansas. This ...

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August C5Alive POWER Luncheon will feature Michael Odupitan and Omni Circle Group

Omni Circle Group

The August C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held Aug. 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Omni Circle Group, 1301 SW Topeka Blvd. Michael Odupitan, founder and CEO of Omni Circle Group, ...

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You have a chance to tell KCC to deny the 14% Evergy rate hike

There still may be a chance to prevent the Evergy rate hike, which would raise rates next year an average of $14.24 each month per Kansas household. The Kansas Corporation Commission may ...

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Kansas judge rules that transgender drivers cannot change sex on licenses

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Individuals identifying as a different biological sex in Kansas will not be allowed to change their sex on their driver’s licenses under a ruling by a state judge on Monday. District Judge ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon features TRM founder Max Manning

The July C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held July 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, 7220 SW Asbury Dr. Featured Speaker will be Rev. Max Manning, one of the ...

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State, local officials advise caution during current heatwave

shelter kc homeless heat heatwave

The predicted heatwave for the Kansas City area arrived right on schedule. “Predictable is preventable, and this is a situation that is very predictable the next few days.” assistant Kansas City Fire ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon will feature columnist Clint Decker

Clint Decker

The June C5Alive POWER Luncheon will feature Clint Decker and will be held June 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peak, 1930 SW Gage Blvd. Featured speaker Clint Decker has ...

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

city buses

Topeka kids can now look forward to a break from school, with summer right around the corner, as well as free transportation around Topeka on city buses. Since the summer of 2013, ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon will feature Marcus Miller, First Tee


The May C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, in their new Home Plus North building, 7202 SW Uxbridge Circle; parking is on ...

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Comedy Café is a fun night out for a good cause

Comedy Cafe

When was the last time you laughed so hard it hurt? Comedy Café featuring Michael Joiner is a fun night out for a good cause. Joiner has been performing his own style ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon to Feature Speed Networking


The April C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held April 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fairlawn Plaza Mall, and will feature Speed Networking. Attendees will be able to learn about others’ ...

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From the Land of Kansas celebrates 45th Anniversary

From the Land of Kansas

From the Land of Kansas, the state’s agricultural trademark program, is celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2023. The program will kick off its celebration at the Kansas State Capitol on Monday, March ...

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