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KDHE opens new Office of Vital Statistics in Topeka

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has opened its new Office of Vital Statistics (OVS) to the public in the Curtis State Office Building in Topeka. The new office, around ...

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6 disciplines for living healthy like a Nutcracker dancer

To be a Nutcracker dancer requires extreme dedication – and at a time when many family and friends are enjoying fatty treats and lounging around watching football. What health lessons can Nutcracker dancers ...

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Kelly: more money for schools, Medicaid expansion, welfare, gun control, climate change; restrict faith-based adoption

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly insists the state budget she’s preparing can fully fund the state’s schools, expand Medicaid coverage to another 150,000 people and begin to repair a troubled child welfare system ...

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TBC presents their annual Light Show this weekend

Topeka Bible Church will once again present their legendary Light Show with all the sights and sounds of Christmas, telling the story of the birth of Christ through brilliant Christmas lights and ...

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C5Alive Christmas Luncheon to celebrate with music, games

The monthly C5Alive “POWER Luncheon” will be a Christmas Celebration held at Fairlawn Plaza Mall, on Dec. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Christmas music, games, photos and fun will be ...

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“A Big Band Christmas” comes to the Jayhawk Theatre

Several downtown Topeka businesses have partnered to bring “A Big Band Christmas” to the historic Jayhawk Theatre, 720 SW Jackson St., on Saturday, December 8, beginning at 7:00 pm. Topeka Swing Dance ...

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Auburn community celebrating Christmas early

Christmas will be celebrated early in Auburn on Saturday, December 8, beginning with the annual Christ-mas Cookie Sale at the Auburn Community Library.  From 9 a.m. to noon, you can purchase a ...

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Local ministries list guide for end-of-year giving

Each year Metro Voice provides a listing of organizations that serve the most vulnerable in our communities. Whether it is the single mom and her children, our elderly, orphans, the sick, the ...

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Being the best – a heart condition; What is God’s “best” for you?

It has been a season of humbling recognition for Topeka Rescue Mission and we are grateful; recognition calling us out as the “best.” TRM Ministries has been recognized locally and nationally for the ...

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FROM THE CHEAPSEATS: Introducing kids to hockey

A couple of weeks ago I introduced my two youngest kids to hockey, taking in a Topeka Pilots game on a Saturday evening. It’s been quite a while since I have attended ...

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State Christmas Tree arrives at Cedar Crest

Governor Jeff Colyer and First Lady Ruth Colyer received the annual “Cedar Crest Christmas Tree” at the Governor’s residence this week. It now stands front and center in the mansion in west Topeka. ...

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Topeka opens drop-off sites for international Christmas project

This week, 5 sites in the Topeka area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19. Topeka families, ...

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Launch of KanLicense, mobile driver’s license renewals shortens lines

Kansas is now the first and only state in the country to offer driver’s license renewals through a mobile application. Mobile renewals join other already existing services like vehicle registration renewal and ...

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Popular youth speaker will address students and adults about overcoming obstacles

Nathan Harmon is a man who is beyond passionate about what he does. He truly believes that every person he interacts with can be impacted and that every person can have a ...

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Top comedian comes to YFC Comedy Café

Michael Joiner is undoubtedly one of today’s most popular entertainers and comics. Whether it is nationwide sold-out comedy tours, films, hidden camera pranks or YouTube skits, the comedian demonstrates an extraordinary ability ...

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Topeka Metro Offers Free Rides on Election Day

There is no excuse for not voting in Topeka this election day. On Tuesday, November 6th, Topeka Metro will offer bus rides free of charge all day for fixed routes, and provide ...

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New statue honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower unveiled on statehouse grounds

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer and members of the Eisenhower family participated in the official unveiling of a new statue honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the statehouse grounds. The statue is ...

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Safe Kids Kansas offers tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe

TOPEKA – On Halloween, ghosts and ghouls may give you a fright, but real dangers, like pedestrian accidents, falls, burns and poisonings are a scary reality. Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department ...

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Times set for Lake Shawnee trout stocking, ribbon cutting at fishing pond

Lake Shawnee will be stocked with 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout at noon on Saturday, Oct. 27. The trout will be released at the main boat ramp. Following the stocking, the lake ...

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Gov. Colyer and fitness guru Jake Steinfeld open new DON’T QUIT! Fitness Centers at three Kansas schools

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer joined Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for the Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), Wednesday, to cut the ribbon on the newly gifted “$100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness ...

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Salvation Army partners with Scotch Cleaners to provide warm coats

You may not know it judging by current temperatures, but winter will be blowing into Northeast Kansas sooner than many care to admit. The change in seasons has many digging out their ...

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Non-profit to open apartment building for women in need

You Can Begin Again/You Can Begin Again Too of Topeka, Kansas has announced the opening of a 10-unit apartment building to be used for young women who are aging out of the ...

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C5Alive invites all Topeka area pastors to appreciation luncheon

The annual C5Alive “Pastors Appreciation Luncheon” will be held Oct. 11 at Great Overland Station, and the featured speaker will be Jimmy Dodd, CEO and founder of PastorServe. Members and guests are ...

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President Trump to hold rally in Topeka October 6

President Donald Trump is coming from the nation’s capital to the Capital City. “We’re thrilled to welcome President Trump to the Sunflower State!” GOP chairman Kelly Arnold said in response to the ...

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Italian Festival Returns to Topeka

Christ the King Catholic Church, 5973 SW 25th St., will host its fourth annual family-friendly Italian festival, “Rome Sweet Home,” on Saturday, October 13, from 3:00 -7:30 p.m. on the parish grounds ...

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