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Keith the Critic reviews movies for you!

Are there any movies you missed in the past year? Maybe now is a good time to catch up. Keith the Critic gives his reviews, as only he can, on some recent ...

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Annual Rally and March for Life is 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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The 401(k) / IRA IQ Quiz: How safe is your retirement?

retirement

While we all love the season of giving, there is one place that many are likely giving far more than they should: the Internal Revenue Service. As we’ve pointed out in our ...

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A new series to begin at Topeka Performing Arts Center

Topeka Performing Arts Center

The Topeka Performing Arts Center has announced Local Live! – a new event showcasing local bands and musicians. The inaugural event will take place Saturday, January 18th at 8pm featuring Topeka’s own ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – ‘Tis the season

Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bienemy

As I sit and write this, I’m reminded that today is officially “Black Monday.”  No, it’s not the day that we do our after Christmas or New Year’s shopping. It’s the day ...

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TRM Ministries announces new program for community

TRM Ministries

A new ongoing campaign has been announced by Barry Feaker and the staff at TRM Ministries. Here is the announcement and details on how the program will work:   We are pleased ...

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Topeka Zoo begins Christmas Tree recycling program

zoo

The Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center is now accepting used live Christmas trees for recycling. It is as easy as dropping the tree off at the same location as last year, on ...

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Kansas state parks to offer First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day

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What better way to kick off the New Year than by getting a jump start burning off those extra holiday calories in the great outdoors? Kansas state parks, including several in northeast ...

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Kansas highways ranked #2 in nation

kansas highways

How bad are Kansas highways? Among the jewels of accepted wisdom about the Gov. Sam Brownback administration is that, as Esquire’s Charles Pierce so gently phrased it, “Brownback would rather have people die on ...

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Book by local author explores the ability to find peace in Christ after series of losses

A great loss or series of losses doesn’t have to define your life. Local author Gregor Southard shares a collection of blogs he wrote between 2012 and 2014 in his new memoir “Emerging ...

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“Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates available through end of year

There’s only a few days left! Kansans can pre-order the new “Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates through the end of the year. In 2002, the Kansas legislature approved the Choose Life license ...

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Washburn University School of Law praised by College Gazette

In an article published in October called “10 Incredible Law Schools Outside the Ivy League,” College Gazette praised the Washburn University School of Law, located in Topeka. The article noted that there are ...

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Redbud Park dedicated in NOTO Arts District

The NOTO Arts District recently dedicated the newly constructed Redbud Park, located at the southeast corner of N. Kansas Avenue and N.E. Gordon Street. Thomas Underwood, NOTO executive director and project manager, ...

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New website to assist Kansans coping with ag-related stress

Agriculture producers have faced significant challenges in recent years, including the stress of market uncertainties, natural disasters, ongoing trade wars and other setbacks. These stressful situations have led to heightened focus on ...

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Celebrate Christmas in Auburn Saturday Dec. 14

Christmas will be celebrated early in Auburn on Saturday, December 14, beginning with the annual Christmas Cookie Sale at the Auburn Community Library. From 9 a.m. to noon, you can purchase a ...

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Blue Christmas Services to be held for those experiencing loss

It may be a “Blue Christmas” for many of those who have experienced loss in their lives or who are needing support during the holidays. Blue Christmas, a service of hope and ...

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City Christmas Tree delivered to Downtown Topeka; lit to start parade

Downtown Topeka Inc., Evergy Inc. came together in late November to deliver a Christmas tree for the Downtown Topeka holiday season. Dale and Julie Hrenchir and their daughters Adrianna and Kayla donated ...

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“A Big Band Christmas” comes to Jayhawk Theatre

Topeka Swing Dance and the Jayhawk Theatre have partnered to bring “A Big Band Christmas” to the Jayhawk Theatre auditorium on Saturday, December 7, beginning at 7pm. With both concert seating and ...

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401(k) Plan Owners: Watch Out

retirement

If you are a 401(k) plan owner, imagine how you would feel if you were on a sinking cruise ship and couldn’t get off because there weren’t any life jackets or backup ...

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Annual Red Kettle Campaign begins

salvation army

The season of giving is has arrived, and the familiar sound of bell ringing has announced the beginning of The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign.  The Salvation Army kicked off this ...

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

Topeka Rescue Mission

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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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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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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