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3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Yellow bags have joined the orange cones and construction barricades in downtown Topeka.
4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Confidential student data continued to be available this week to unauthorized people at Topeka Unified School District 501, even after the superintendent assured The Topeka Capital-Journal and the U.S. Department of Agriculture the problem had been fixed.
4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Doug Gerber, financial and administrative services director for the city of Topeka, used those words Wednesday to describe the city's plan to buy Heartland Park Topeka and expand its redevelopment district to solve a problem regarding Sales Tax Revenue bond debt.
6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
The City of Topeka has issued a health advisory for Wanamaker Creek north of I-70 to the Kansas River, a press release from the city said.
8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Indian foods, considered by many to be among the most delicious and flavorful in the world, will be available in abundance at a special cultural event this weekend in Topeka.
9 hrs ago | Advocate
God, or whoever it is who runs God's Facebook page, used his almighty powers to counter the scornfully antigay message of the Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church with a billboard paid by followers of the page.
11 hrs ago | Marion County Record
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall honoring Vietnam War veterans will be at Forbes Field/Topeka Regional Airport from 12 p.m. on Aug. 28 to 3 p.m. on Aug. 31. Marion County service members honored include Robert Boese of Marion, Ronald Schultz of Hillsboro, Leonard Christeson of Durham, and Wesley Sidener of Burns.
16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Residents of two homes were evacuated after an early-morning fire broke out Wednesday at a vacant central Topeka residence.
The situation in Ferguson found its way into Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
The Topeka police lead detective investigating the 2003 shooting deaths of two women and wounding of a third woman wrote a document suggesting defendant Phillip D. Cheatham Jr. was outside Topeka when the women were shot here, a defense lawyer said Tuesday.
Five days after the city announced that residents can have two hours of free parking in downtown Topeka, businesses are already noticing a change.
A free food distribution will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 26 beginning at 9 a.m. in the west parking lot of Family of God Church, 1231 N.W. Eugene in north Topeka, organizers announced.
An overnight thunderstorm dumped an official 1 inch of rain at the National Weather Service station at Philip Billard Airport, 1116 N.E. Strait Ave. Some areas of the capital city -- particularly in the North Topeka and Oakland areas -- may have received even more precipitation, said officials with the National Weather Service office.
One person was injured in a two-vehicle rollover crash Monday morning on the east side of Topeka, authorities said.
Come early next year, 100 red, cruiser-style bicycles will be zipping around the city, courtesy of the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority.
James L. Brown won't officially assume his duties as Topeka's police chief until Oct. 1, but The Topeka Capital-Journal is taking this opportunity to extend an early welcome to the city and its police department.
Chances are you have seen the ice bucket challenge videos splashing across the internet.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:15 pm
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