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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 bus

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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“Decade of NOTO” to celebrate growth of North Topeka Arts District

The Topeka Arts & Entertainment District is an attraction for all ages from all over. The restaurants, galleries, boutiques and more make NOTO the top Topeka Art Walk destination. Historic buildings are ...

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Where, when and how should you vote? Deadlines loom for Shawnee and Douglas County

vote

The General Election, November 3, will take place in less than a month. In order to vote in this election, residents of the state of Kansas must be registered to vote by ...

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Ribbon-cutting set for remodeled community center

Community Center

A 1 p.m. Oct. 5 ribbon cutting ceremony is set for the dedication of the remodeled main entrance and lobby of Hillcrest Community Center. The project is the capstone to a several-year ...

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Luncheon to feature Barry Feaker

C5Alive Miss Amazing

Barry Feaker will be the featured speaker at the October C5 POWER Luncheon, to be held October 8, 11:30 am to 1 pm at the The Peak, 1920 SW Gage Blvd. Feaker ...

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Ward-Meade Garden Glow to replace Topeka Apple Festival in 2020

Garden Glow Topeka

A new event, the Ward-Meade Garden Glow, will replace Apple Festival for 2020 at Old Prairie Town/Ward-Meade Botanical Garden. Patterned after the popular Tulips at Twilight event which was canceled this year ...

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Prayer March Saturday in Overbrook to coincide with Franklin Graham march in Washington

prayer march

The inaugural “Northeast Kansas 2020 Healing Prayer March” will be held in Overbrook, Kan., this Saturday, September 26, from 8:00 a.m. until noon. “America is in trouble. Our communities are hurting. Our ...

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