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Topeka Rally and March For Life postponed

March for Life

Due to COVID-19 and security concerns, the previously scheduled Rally and March for Life at the Kansas Capitol on January 21 has been postponed until later in the spring, according to Kansans ...

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Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla diagnosed with COVID-19

Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla

Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla was diagnosed with COVID-19 last week. The Democrat, who lost a bid for the 2nd Congressional district, will be out of the office for the next ...

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Topeka named a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicycle

The efforts of the City of Topeka to build  better places for people to bike have been honored with a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award from the League of American Bicyclists. ...

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Kansans to ‘Rally and March for Life’ at state capitol Jan. 21

kansans life

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 21. This year’s theme is United for Mothers and Babies. The day will be full of ...

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Project Forward to present ‘Top City Talent Show’

Top City Talent Show,

Project Forward, a Topeka organization focused on community engagement and volunteerism, has announced their inaugural “Top City Talent Show,” a community celebration and volunteer benefit, this coming Sunday, December 27th, at 6:00 ...

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KCC orders utilities to continue payment plans, waive late fees during pandemic

utilities

The Kansas Corporation Commission has extended an order that requires utilities to offer 12-month payment plans and waive late fees to help residential and small business customers avoid disconnection. The original order, ...

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New COVID-19 testing sites announced for Topeka and Shawnee County.

testing

The Shawnee County Health Department and Kansas Department of Health and Environment in coordination with the states “Stop the Spread. It’s Up to Us, Kansas” campaign to expand testing statewide is sponsoring ...

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Tips to help taxpayers avoid post-disaster scams

tax scams

The IRS is reminding taxpayers that criminals and scammers often try to take advantage of generous taxpayers who want to help disaster victims. Everyone should be vigilant. These scams often pop up ...

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Missouri and Kansas finalize plans for distribution of vaccine

The newly approved COVID-19 vaccine, which many are now calling the “Trump Vaccine,” has arrived in Missouri and Kansas. “Today is an exciting day for Missouri as we have received the first ...

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Are Kansans soon paying for unlimited abortion? Yes, but together we can stop it!

Kansas has come a long way in its fight to build a culture of life. Remember the days when people used to fly from around the world to Wichita to get an ...

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Inspiration led to Ears to Hear Collection

Ears to Hear

“Ears to Hear.” That’s the inspiration that Jerry Hudgins received about two years ago. He didn’t act on it right away, though. “The timing was not right,” he said. So he waited. Now, ...

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Topeka Christmas Parade to be “reversed”

Christmas Parade

The annual downtown Topeka Christmas Parade on Dec. 5 will take a different route in 2020. Downtown Topeka Inc., which organizes the Miracle on Kansas Avenue Parade, has decided the parade will ...

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The beloved Joyland Carousel is restored and rideable at the Wichita Botanica Gardens

Joyland

For many Kansans, Wichita’s Joyland was a part of their childhood summers, as it ran for 55 years before closing down. It’s sad to know that Joyland is completely gone, but there ...

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Parks For All Foundation donates Topeka Christmas Tree for Evergy Plaza

Christmas Tree

The Parks For All Foundation will donate this year’s Christmas Tree for display at the new Evergy Plaza in downtown Topeka. The 18-foot tall black hills white spruce will be harvested from ...

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How low can interest rates go?

interest rates

Looking back to the start of the century, interest rates have been in decline. Back then the Aggregate Bond Index was paying over 7%. Today? Just 1%. This means in order for ...

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One-third of Kansas adults are obese

obese

A 2019 adult obesity report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that more than one-third of Kansas adults ages 18 and older are obese, or 35.2 percent. This ...

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Lots going on in North Topeka and NOTO Arts District during holidays

NOTO

The North Topeka area has a lot going on this time of year! Of course, NOTO Arts District has been a hub of activity for a while now, Holiday shopping and activities ...

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Heated race for Kansas Second Congressional District

LaTurner

With the election at hand for the vacant seat in the Kansas Second Congressional District, the candidates have gone head to head in televised debates on KSNT TV in Topeka, and also ...

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Letter to Editor addresses voters

vote

Dear Voters: You have a choice between two medical doctors when you vote for your U.S. Senator, and that should make everything OK, right? Medical doctors are supposed to practice the Hippocratic ...

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Take Topeka Metro to vote on Election Day, Nov. 3rd

Topeka Metro

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 is Election Day. Topeka has routes that go by many of Topeka’s polling locations within the city limits. Topeka Metro fares have been waived for the month of ...

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“Our House”? State Senator Hensley uses home that is not his in TV ad

Hensley

State Senator Anthony Hensley’s current television commercial shows his daughter Katie Hensley Bivens saying “whether it’s in the statehouse, the schoolhouse, or our house my dad is somebody you can always count on.” The problem is, ...

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Should you change investments ahead of the election? Maybe.

stocks, investments

Worried about what might happen to financial markets and your investments if we have the first contested election in 20 years, or if your candidate doesn’t win? You aren’t alone. Unfavorability ratings ...

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Beatles vs. Stones show rescheduled to this Friday at Topeka Performing Arts Center

Beatles vs. Stones

Due to routing issues, the Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown tribute show scheduled for September at Topeka Performing Arts Center will now take place this Friday, October 23, at 7:30 ...

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“Reel Grief” movie series presented for study in Topeka

Reel Grief

Death, end-of-life and bereavement are topics not easily discussed in our western culture. Reel Grief is an opportunity to help individuals process their grief through the use of movie scenes where others ...

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Topeka Aglow chapter relaunches, holds conference

Aglow

Aglow began in 1967 with four women who expressed a desire to meet together as Christians without denominational boundaries. The first general meeting was held in Seattle, Washington, USA, close to where ...

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