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21st Street Bridge over I-470 re-opens a week early

SW 21st Street east of the I-470 bridge to Belle Ave was open to traffic this morning following substantial completion of the project. Cleanup work, including some striping, will be completed over ...

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Capital City Barbershop Chorus annual show features Lemon Squeezy

The Capital City Barbershop Chorus will present its annual show, “Places In Our Heart” along with featured quartets Lemon Squeezy, the 2016 BHS International Silver Medalists, and Harmonium, the 2016 CSD champions ...

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MO Attorney General Schmitt, FBI prioritize child trafficking

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says human trafficking is an epidemic. He made the statement at a press conference Monday on Kansas City.  Now, the FBI’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task ...

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

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

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Registration ongoing for 2019 Sunflower State Games

Registration is ongoing for the 30th Anniversary of The Sunflower State Games, Kansas’ own Olympic style sports festival. The 2019 Sunflower State Games will take place July 12-28 in Topeka and will ...

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Luncheon to feature business building tips

All business owners want to get the most out of their businesses. At the May C5 Power Luncheon, Carl Fowler and Marshall Madil will demonstrate what can be accomplished with just a ...

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A critique of the Kansas Supreme Court decision finding a “right” to abortion in state Constitution

The verdict the Kansas Supreme Court was going to render was as tardy as it was predictable. (The decision was held for two years, until after the Kansas governorship election.) On a 6-1 ...

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Area National Day of Prayer locations announced

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National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 2, and area locations have been announced. Across the nation this solemn event will be attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians. The ...

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National Day of Prayer calls Americans to ‘Love One Another’

A praying church has always been the hope of America. On Thursday, May 2, thousands of prayer gatherings attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians will adorn the landscape of America on ...

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Washburn football player shot hours after being drafted by NFL Giants; roommate killed

Just hours after being selected by the Giants with the No. 180 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, Corey Ballentine, 23, was involved in an altercation, where he was shot. Ballentine’s ...

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KS Supreme Court rules state constitution guarantees abortion

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The pro-life movement took a hit this week in Kansas as the Kansas Supreme Court ruled there is a right to abortion in the state constitution. The root of the decision involves ...

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City of Topeka announces emergency month-long closure of 21st Street Bridge over I-470

Beginning on Monday, April 29, the 21st Street bridge over I-470 will be fully closed to vehicular traffic and open only to pedestrians and bike on the north sidewalk. There will be ...

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Kansans cut shopping equal to vetoed tax windfall

Governor Kelly vetoed the tax windfall bill, raising Kansans’ income taxes to the tune of $50 million. Near the same time, the latest state tax report shows Kansans decreasing shopping by $40 ...

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YFC Golf Classic is a Tournament of Champions for teens

Topeka Youth for Christ’s 2019 Annual Golf Classic will be held on Friday, May 10th at the Lake Shawnee Golf Course.  The four-person, 18-hole scramble begins with a shotgun start at 12:30 ...

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Free screening of “Being Mortal” to be shown at the Jayhawk Theatre April 16

On Tuesday, April 16, Midland Care will present the film, “Being Mortal,” at the Jayhawk Theatre. April 16 is National Health Care Decisions Day. Midland Care has partnered with local organizations, including ...

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Easter Fest highlights April celebrations in Topeka

April is all about Easter this year. With the annual celebration falling a little later in the spring this year, many are counting on nicer weather for their egg hunts, sunrise services ...

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NOTO director to speak at C5 luncheon

The public is invited to attend the April C5Alive “POWER” Luncheon, when Thomas Underwood, Executive Director of NOTO Arts District, will be the featured speaker. He will have an update of plans ...

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Voting for new Topeka flag ends soon

Topeka will soon have a new flag. Voting is going on now to choose between designs submitted by community members. Last October, the public voted on four designs, and gave feedback on ...

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Capper Foundation returns to original corporate name

The Capper Foundation was founded in 1920 by Arthur Capper and continues building abilities and expanding quality programs, services, support, advocacy and opportunities for people of all ages with a range of ...

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Prayer breakfast speaker advises on how to leave an intentional legacy

This year’s featured speaker at the Kansas Prayer Breakfast, on Wednesday, March 20th, was David McAlvany, and he focused on legacy. McAlvany is CEO of the McAlvany Financial Companies, International Collectors Associates, ...

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Local ministries to host Empowered to Connect Conference

The Empowered to Connect Conference, presented in a simulcast by Show Hope, will take place on April 5th and 6th and features two days of practical teaching in a safe and supportive ...

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Local voting will award a local Topeka restaurant with a $25,000 marketing package in Top Local Choice contest

Does your favorite restaurant need a little TLC? You can nominate your favorite locally-owned Topeka restaurant to receive a huge marketing package for free. It’s part of an initiative, called Top Local ...

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Topeka man helping people see Pilots games through the eyes of players

A Topeka man has come up with new technology that offers a new way to watch hockey. Austin Wright started his company Experience FPV in January, and it offers a new experience. ...

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Boys and Girls Club honors two Kansas Youths of the Year

The Boys and Girls Club of Topeka recognized two of its top teens in the state Wednesday night. The Club held their annual Youth of the Year banquet at the Ramada Convention Center in Topeka. Students ...

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19-year old man booked into jail in connection with Sam’s Club fire; video

Topeka police took a man into custody after he caused a fire at the Topeka’s Sam’s Club Monday evening. Police Department spokeswoman Gretchen Koenen says 19-year old Jacob Orlando Eugene Bosch was ...

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