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17 min 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.
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4 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.
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TOPEKA, Kan. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties.
Wakeena Tyree was in for a rude awakening Monday morning as she was getting her baby out of the back seat of her car in the Highland Crest neighborhood of southeast Topeka.
Topeka police shot and killed a dog they say was trying to attack children in southeast Topeka on Monday morning.
A state survey shows the bustling area of S.W. 29th and Fairlawn Road sees more traffic than any other non-highway section of roadway in Shawnee County.
Antwayn Hopper, a 2003 Topeka West High School graduate who is completing a summer-long run in the cast of "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park and will debut Friday night in a recurring role on the Steven Soderbergh-directed "The Knick" on Cinemax, speaks to actors at the Culture House in Olathe.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:06 am
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