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Topeka, Kansas is located in Shawnee County. Zip codes in Topeka, KS include 66647, 66604, and 66620. The median home price in Topeka is $100,000 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

First draft: Advisory group would retain nine-member council, mayor

Topeka's governing body would continue to consist of nine council members and a mayor under the first draft of a proposal being considered by a committee assigned to examine and suggest potential changes to the city's form of government.

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7 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

State of Community addresses focus on positives

Bob Archer, chairman of the Shawnee County Commission, speaks to the crowd during Wednesday afternoon's State of the Community address at the Maner Conference Centre.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Second Topekan arrested in Craigslist car sale turned robbery

A second Topeka man has been arrested in connection with a Craigslist car sale in March that was set up to be a robbery, Topeka police said Wednesday.

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The Capital-Journal

Woman fends off would-be robber at North Topeka gas station

A 50-year-old woman suffered minor injuries while fending off a would-be robber Monday night at a fuel station in North Topeka, and her alleged assailant was jailed Tuesday afternoon.

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The Capital-Journal

2014 blowing past Topeka's average wind speeds of last four years

If it has seemed a bit windier of late in Topeka, that is because 2014 is tracking ahead of the curve when it comes to average wind speeds.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Community Says Goodbye to Seaman HS Senior, Firefighter Father

Friends and family said their final goodbyes to a Topeka father and daughter who died in a car accident last week.

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The Capital-Journal

Relihan: Warmer today, with lots of wind

Warmer weather is on tap Wednesday for Topeka-area residents, though it will be a windy day, said 580 WIBW Radio meteorologist Dave Relihan.

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The Capital-Journal

Motivational speaker set for Empowerment Weekend

The "Think Like a Man, Act Like a Woman" forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Lazy Toad, 5331 S.W. 22nd Place.

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The Capital-Journal

Letter: A reality tour down the road of bad decisions

Prevention and Recovery Services and Safe Streets recently conducted an event at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

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Jerusalem Post

Westboro Baptist Church to picket funeral of Kansas Jewish center shooting victims

The Westboro Baptist Church, an extremist congregation based in Topeka, Kansas, announced Wednesday that it would picket the funeral of two of the three victims of Sunday's shooting attack at a Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.

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The Capital-Journal

Peace Beliefs Go Forward

With all of the news of violence it is important to recognize that there are for the most part peaceful people in Topeka.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Former Topekan faces second murder trial in Fla. traffic death

Former Topekan Adam Lloyd Shepard will return to a Florida circuit court April 24 after jurors were unable to reach a verdict Monday on a charge of first-degree murder.

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The Capital-Journal

Two Topeka nursing homes exceed average violations

State and federal authorities conduct annual resurveys of long-term care homes. Some facilities were surveyed twice in 2013, while others only had one resurvey listed.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka adopts new property maintenance code

In a move targeted at improving the city's ability to enforce property care and maintenance rules, Topeka's governing body Tuesday evening adopted the International Property Maintenance Code.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Join "One Book, Many Voices" at the Topeka Shawnee Co. Public Library

Patricia Phillips visited 13 News at 4 to explain how the "One Book, Many Voices" book club at the Topeka and Shawnee Co.

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KUAD-FM Windsor

Charley Barnes Gives His Thoughts on the Westboro Baptist Church Coming to Fort Collins

Charley Barnes on his first trip to Topeka on June 5, 2011. This was his way of expressing his right of free speech and invading the privacy of members of the Westboro Baptist Church at their own homes, church and law firm.

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Information Technology

Utility Announces Digital Ally's Lawsuit Demanding a Declaratory...

Utility, the makers of Rocket Vehicle Routers, Atlas video recorder systems, and other popular Situational Awareness technologies for mobile resource management, announces a Declaratory Judgment lawsuit filed by Digital Ally in October 2013 has been dismissed by Sam A. Crow, U.S. District Senior Judge of Topeka, Kansas.

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KHGI

Kansas church plans Alaska Native center protest

A Topeka, Kan., church known for protesting at the funerals of soldiers says it plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1. The Westboro Baptist Church says in an online flyer published Sunday that it plans to send protesters to the center because "God hates your idols."

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Planning Starts Now to Join National Night Out Against Crime

Safe Streets is holding its first planning meeting for this year's activities in Shawnee County at 6:30 pm Thursday, April 17, at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

NAMI Walk Raises Money, Awareness

When a serious brain disorder strikes your family , you can feel very alone. But the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, says you don't have to be.

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