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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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42 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Participants of local 420 festival have end goal of legalizing cannabis

For many of the participants in this weekend's 420 Urban Music Festival just northeast of Topeka, their ultimate objective is the same.

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5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Needing a home

Tim McGraw is a friendly guy though kind of laid-back. He is curious in a quiet way and content to let you approach him.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

2-vehicle accident in Jeff County kills 1, injures multiple Topekans

A two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon north of Lawrence in Nortonville killed one and seriously injured several others including two Topekans, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.

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The Capital-Journal

One person shot following car accident on US-24 highway

Authorities investigate a collision-turned-shooting on Sunday evening on eastbound US-24 highway near the exit ramp to the Oakland Expressway.

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The Capital-Journal

Cousin: 1930s bank robbers from Topeka had cabin in rural Shawnee County

In the 1930s, bank robbers Bennie and Stella Dickson sometimes stayed at a rural cabin in southwest Shawnee County that was equipped with a tunnel as an escape route for its fugitive residents, a relative of Bennie Dickson recalled this week.

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The Capital-Journal

Never lose Hope; youth gets successor support dog

More than a year has passed since Alex White, a Topeka youngster dealing with a hereditary condition that causes progressive muscle weakness, lost his beloved service dog when it was struck by a passing car.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

One Person Shot In Road Rage Incident North Of Topeka

An accident occurred around 6:15 p.m. at the Highway 24/ Oakland Expressway and K-4 interchange which lead to an altercation in which one person was shot.

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The Capital-Journal

Zoo guests learn about environment

If they didn't know it before, visitors to the Topeka Zoo on Saturday learned they can make a positive difference in the earth's fragile environment.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Topeka Student Honored As Young Entrepreneur Finalist

The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation has named a Shawnee Heights High School senior as a young entrepreneur of the year award finalist.

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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Not Everyone's Happy Michelle Obama Will Deliver a Graduation Address; School District Responds

First lady Michelle Obama plans to speak at a high school graduation next month in Topeka, Kansas, but not everyone's happy about it, as some families have voiced concerns that her presence could limit seating and take attention away from the graduates themselves.

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The Capital-Journal

Fleeing car wedged in wreck, keeping occupants from escaping

Authorities say the driver of this Buick LeSabre initiated a brief police pursuit early Saturday evening in central Topeka after fleeing from a traffic stop, The car crashed on S.W. Douthitt near S.W. Fillmore, becoming pinned by a utility pole and tree.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka teenager accused of abusing Holton baby

A Topeka teenager was arrested Saturday morning in connection with the abuse of a 7-month-old child from Holton.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Capital-Journal

El Centro offers mobile health program

The Washburn University Mobile Health Clinic was parked Monday in the parking lot of Our Lady of Guadalupe church.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Compresses Natural Gas Available In Topeka

Questar Fueling's, compressed natural gas filling station has been open since October, but opened Thursday to most of the public.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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