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Business Watch: One boutique moves, another opens
Co-owner Ann O'Bryan said she and Todd May moved their boutique to S.W. 21st and Belle and renamed it Jess and Rosie's, for his grandfather and her grandmother.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Jenkins family arrives in America
Exhausted but exhilarated, Don and Lisa Jenkins and their four newly adopted children finally made it home Saturday night after a nerve-wracking, monthlong ordeal in Ukraine, where they were stranded for the past three weeks as violence and civil unrest turned the nation into a political powder keg.
Iron florist: Topekan uses recycled materials for art
Left: Some people call Fay an "iron florist" because of his metal floral creations.
Irish Fest becoming Topeka tradition
Downtown Topeka's St. Patrick's Day celebration has long been among the most festive events of the year in the capital city, as thousands of people of all ages gather for a two-hour parade and related activities that bring out the Irish in everyone.
Washington Days Continue In Topeka
The Kansas Democrats had a full day of caucus meetings, training's, a luncheon and a legislative auction at the downtown Ramada hotel.
Two men suffer injuries in Ottawa fight
Two people were hospitalized after a fight Thursday night in Ottawa, and police in the Franklin County town are asking the public's help in locating the assailants.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Wichita Attorney Honored By Kansas Supreme Court
The Kansas Supreme Court presented the 2014 Justice Award to Robert Guenthner during a Friday ceremony at the Kansas Judicial Center.
Kansas high court: School funding unconstitutional
An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to "lick and bite" his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.
Local mentoring programs receive grants from Kansas Mentors
Three programs in Shawnee County benefitted from the grants. The program awarded a $700 grant to YWCA's Girls on the Run program in Topeka, $300 to the Topeka Youth Project Mentoring Program and $240 to Women Empowerment, Inc. In the 2012-2013 grant cycle, Volunteer Kansas gave $100,000 to Kansas Mentors to distribute to mentoring programs across ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Topeka Family Sees Progress In Bringing Children Home From Ukraine
Eight-year-old Roman climbs onto a chair and bounces up and down as his adoptive father, Don Jenkins, turns the cell phone his direction so he can wave to the person on the other end of a Facetime call.
Insurance Won't Cover Special Needs Toddler Formula
One Topeka family is facing added expenses after their insurance company told them they will not cover a vital formula for their son, who has a rare genetic disorder.
Local Food Giveaway Brings Warmth During These Cold Temperatures
During this extended cold weather season, many families around the Topeka area are finding themselves short on funds and food.
Native Topekan reporting from Ukraine
Demonstrators break police ranks as they storm the regional administrative building in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday.
Judge sets preliminary hearing in James P. Harris murder trial
Harris, 29, has been charged with premeditated first-degree murder in the death of James E. Gerety, 49, of Topeka.
Students' efforts on behalf of dogs rewarded
So, when it came time for Marilyn Kido's third-grade class at Topeka Collegiate School to do a fundraiser, it was no surprise when they took up the cause of dogs needing to be rescued.
Icky Theology Doesn't Hack It
These cases exhibit the lack of clear, convincing reasoning about sexuality-reasoning that respects the interlocutor as a person made in God's image, while grounding the discussion in sound biblical theology.
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Linn County youth breathe life into history
Linn County was strongly represented at the District 2 Kansas History Day competition held Saturday, March 1, at the Fort Scott Community College.
Kelly tangles with deputy AG on Hobby Lobby litigation
An overview of Affordable Care Act litigation by a Kansas deputy attorney general Wednesday spiraled into an exchange about objections by some corporations to a federal requirement that contraception coverage be included in health plans offered to employees.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
TPD official: Quadruple killing isn't cold, emphasizes need for tips
The December quadruple homicide in central Topeka hasn't grown cold and remains a priority for police detectives, an official said Wednesday while emphasizing the importance of receiving tips from the public.
U.S. House votes to adopt 50th rebuttal to ACA
The U.S. House approved legislation Wednesday inspired by Kansas Rep. Lynn Jenkins to delay for one year the financial penalty for individuals declining to enroll in a health insurance program as prescribed by the federal Affordable Care Act.