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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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23 min ago | The Capital-Journal

50 students help paint Hi-Crest mural

Students at Ross Elementary School and Eisenhower Middle School got the memo - the one asking them to show up Saturday morning to help paint the latest in a series of community murals on the north wall of the Avondale East CRC NetReach Center, 455 S.E. Golf Park Blvd. About 50 students from the two schools were on hand when the painting got ... (more)

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23 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Hi-Park students to preview play they hope to perform in Scotland

Before seven Highland Park High School students perform a play in August in Scotland at the largest arts festival in the world, they will preview it next weekend at the school.

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23 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Summer job market looking up, but not for everyone

Summer job openings in Topeka favor young people living near the Wanamaker corridor, shown looking south from near S.W. 6th.

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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Woman walks away from rollover crash at I-70 and 10th

A woman in her 30s escaped serious injury after her vehicle rolled and landed on its passenger side on an Interstate 70 exit ramp in downtown Topeka.

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8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Religion notes: Harpists add soothing sounds to Easter

A Harpists for Peace concert titled "Like Ripples on the Lake" will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 20, at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 2914 S.E. Michigan.

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12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Garage Sales

The blooming of crocuses and daffodils, the start of area farmers' markets and yard sales are just a few things that signal spring has definitely sprung.

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17 hrs ago | Deseret News

Spokeswoman: departing Sebelius not considering US Senate

President Barack Obama and his nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary, Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, right, listen as outgoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

I-70 West Exit Closed Briefly After SUV Rolls

A downtown Topeka exit was shut down during evening rush hour after a rollover wreck on the ramp on Friday.

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ABC News

Kansas Speech by Michelle Obama Draws Complaints

If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.

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The Capital-Journal

Poll: The first lady's visit and 501's graduation plans

First lady Michelle Obama smiles at rapper Bow Wow during an appearance Thursday at Howard University in Washington.

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The Capital-Journal

Kansas unemployment rate steady at 4.9 percent

The state added about 16,800 nonfarm jobs between March 2013 and March 2014, including about 10,100 nonfarm jobs from February to March 2014.

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Ketchikan Daily News

Skip the trip

The Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., says it's sending protesters to the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1. Church members are offended by what they call "idols" at the center.

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The Capital-Journal

Crime of the Week: Illegal credit card activity at Target

Crime Stoppers of Topeka is asking the public to help identify two men involved in the Crime of the Week.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Bullet Proof Tiger rebrands, releases CD as Yocemento

After its initial launch as Bullet Proof Tiger a year ago, the Topeka-based band decided to change its name to Yocemento to separate itself from others using the Bullet Proof Tiger moniker.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Boys And Girls Club Warn Of Possible Scam

The boys and girls club of Topeka wants you to know it is not behind candy sales a local store.

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The Capital-Journal

Out & About hot tickets, April 18-24

April's Movie Night feature at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will be "42," the 2013 biopic about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.

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The Capital-Journal

TPD works 2 accidents on I-70 overnight

Topeka police worked a couple of injury accidents overnight on Interstate 70 in the Topeka city limits, and at least one of the crashes resulted in a person being taken to the hospital by ambulance.

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The Capital-Journal

420 Urban Music Fest to celebrate 'Weed Day' in Topeka

Weed Day in Topeka will be celebrated at the second annual 420 Urban Music Festival from noon Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday at Lessman Farm & Truckhenge northeast of Phillip Billard Municipal Airport.

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The Capital-Journal

One arrested in series of unrelated auto thefts from Topeka dealerships

Three auto thefts from Topeka dealerships - two of them involving vehicles worth more than $25,000 - that took place a week ago are unrelated.

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The Capital-Journal

Defendant agrees to 5-month postponement of sex assault retrial

The retrial of a Topeka man charged with sexually assaulting his then-teen-age daughter was postponed Thursday for five months at the defendant's request.

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