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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 $110,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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3 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Help Name The Topeka Zoo's Sumatran Tiger Cubs

Zoo officials will assign symbolic Asian names to the three cubs, and in a variety of ways, the community will be able to pick their favorite name.

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5 hrs ago | Switched

The Incredible Story Of How Some Cookie Kindness Rescued This LGBT Charity

The air conditioning unit at Planting Peace's Equality House , which is located across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound in Topeka, Kansas, broke last week as temperatures hit the high-80s and mid-90s.

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9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Murder victim tried to close door on shooter, police said

Sgt. Kevin Miller, left, and Lt. Russ Klumpp exit the front door of a home at 714 S.W. Taylor where a woman was shot and killed early Wednesday morning.

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11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Dog shot by police released early pending trial

A couple whose dog was shot by Topeka police will be able to take him home pending trial on dangerous dog charges.

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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas | Wichita, KS

Performs administrative duties as listed below for Wichita Provider Consultant and for staff in the Topeka office as directed by the Institutional Relations Manager.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Questions remain after Berberich couple's deaths

Zona, 67, and John, 69, were on their way to a hospice care center July 16 when the A and A Medical Transit van they were in was struck by a Ford Focus at S.W. 21st and Auburn Road.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka mother recounts terror of time spent without daughter

Topekan Alisha Marie Quigley spent most of Saturday and all of Sunday fighting back fear and anger: Her daughter's father had taken their little girl from her home and was threatening not to give her back.

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The Capital-Journal

YWCA receives mini-grant for Girls on the Run program

The Kansas Volunteer Commission has awarded nearly $30,000 in Volunteer Generation Fund mini-grants to Kansas organizations, including a $2,275 award to the YWCA for Topeka for the Girls on the Run of Topeka program.

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The Capital-Journal

Heartland Park: County schedules public hearing

That's how much opposition from among the three Shawnee County commissioners would be enough to kill the Topeka city government's proposal to expand the Heartland Park Redevelopment District, says county counselor Rich Eckert.

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The Capital-Journal

Four suspects taken to LEC in connection with Monday home invasion

Four people were taken down to the Topeka/Shawnee County Law Enforcement Center Monday in connection with a home invasion in downtown Topeka.

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The Capital-Journal

Transgender Kansans fear voter ID law is roadblock

Jordan Hanson, a transgender Kansan from Lawrence, fears she will be unable to vote because her ID lists her as a man.

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The Capital-Journal

Spirit of Fiesta Mexicana takes up residence in Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

Rev. Jerry Arano-Ponce, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 201 N.E. Chandler, does a reading during the 10 a.m. closing Fiesta Mass.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Fight leads to stabbing at south-side apartment

A man suffered a significant blood loss late Sunday morning as he tried to defend himself from his knife-wielding attacker outside a south Topeka apartment complex, authorities said.

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The Capital-Journal

Traveling Vietnam Wall returning to Topeka

Ed Gerhardt, president of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard's board of directors, stands near the Vietnam War display at the museum, 6700 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Gerhardt and other board directors have been working since January to bring the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall back to Topeka.

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The Capital-Journal

Topekan cleans up Civil War headstones

In the stillness of a muggy summer morning, under the dawn's early light, 65-year-old Jerry Reiman steers his car through the iron gate of Topeka Cemetery, 1601 S.E. 10th, and heads to an area where Civil War veterans are laid to rest.

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The Capital-Journal

Task force wants to restore Amtrak service in Emporia

The Rev. Andrew McHenry, pastor at First Congregational Church in Emporia, is among those spearheading an effort to bring Amtrak service back to the Lyon County city.

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The Capital-Journal

Standoff involving man, child ends when police find home empty

Members of a Topeka police response team leave the scene of a standoff involving a man and child Saturday after finding the home in the 2600 block of S.W. Valley Brook Lane was empty.

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The Capital-Journal

Thieves targeting air conditioners for copper

The average price scrap metal yards are paying for clean copper ranges from $2.61 to $2.84 per pound, said Tito Franco, manager of Advantage Metals Recycling, 1628 N.W. Gordon.

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The Capital-Journal

City to take up extension of half-cent sales tax

The proposed extension of a countywide, half-cent sales tax and expansion of the Heartland Park Topeka redevelopment district are among topics local governing bodies plan to take up this coming week.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Three students awarded Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship from Unity College

Chaz James of Plantation, Fla., is a dual Captive Wildlife Care and Education and Marine Biology major.

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