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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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27 min ago | KUAD-FM Windsor

Charley Barnes Gives His Thoughts on the Westboro Baptist Church Coming to Fort Collins

Charley Barnes on his first trip to Topeka on June 5, 2011. This was his way of expressing his right of free speech and invading the privacy of members of the Westboro Baptist Church at their own homes, church and law firm.

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4 hrs ago | Information Technology

Utility Announces Digital Ally's Lawsuit Demanding a Declaratory...

Utility, the makers of Rocket Vehicle Routers, Atlas video recorder systems, and other popular Situational Awareness technologies for mobile resource management, announces a Declaratory Judgment lawsuit filed by Digital Ally in October 2013 has been dismissed by Sam A. Crow, U.S. District Senior Judge of Topeka, Kansas.

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8 hrs ago | KHGI

Kansas church plans Alaska Native center protest

A Topeka, Kan., church known for protesting at the funerals of soldiers says it plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1. The Westboro Baptist Church says in an online flyer published Sunday that it plans to send protesters to the center because "God hates your idols."

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20 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Planning Starts Now to Join National Night Out Against Crime

Safe Streets is holding its first planning meeting for this year's activities in Shawnee County at 6:30 pm Thursday, April 17, at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

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20 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

NAMI Walk Raises Money, Awareness

When a serious brain disorder strikes your family , you can feel very alone. But the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, says you don't have to be.

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21 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Man flees scene after hitting vehicle, nearly hitting house in N.E. Topeka

Topeka police on Monday night were searching for the driver of a black Honda Accord after he struck another vehicle and fled the scene on foot in the Oakland community.

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21 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Almost one-third of Shawnee County nursing homes get top ranking

From left, Brewster Place Health Center universal workers Louis Greer and Cassandra Jackson were busy Monday afternoon playing bingo with some of the residents in the Eagle Ridge neighborhood at the facility.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Driver taken to hospital after vehicle strikes two parked cars in Montara

Shawnee County sheriff's officials say a 32-year-old man drove through a T-bone intersection at a high rate of speed before striking two parked vehicles Monday morning in Montara.

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The Capital-Journal

Local Coldwater Creek location to close

The clothing retailer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after failing to find a buyer or a source of capital to help fund turnaround efforts.

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The Capital-Journal

City to consider new property maintenance code

Topeka police Capt. Darin Scott, special assistant for neighborhood relations to city manager Jim Colson, holds a copy of the International Property Maintenance Code book Friday while pointing to a house he said has been wrapped in plastic sheeting for two years at 3914 S.W. Munson.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka nursing homes pursue culture change

Nursing homes traditionally have run more like hospitals than homes, but a growing number around Topeka are changing business as usual.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Quarter-sized hail reported in Topeka; Snow possible overnight

The National Weather Service reported hail as large as a quarter in the capital city Sunday afternoon, adding the city had officially received 0.56 of an inch of rain as of 3 p.m. at Philip Billard Municipal Airport.

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The Capital-Journal

Six jump to safety in apartment fire

A woman and three children were among several people who jumped to safety from their second-floor windows early Sunday when a fire that officials said was started by a charcoal grill swept through a five-unit apartment building in southwest Topeka, causing an estimated $550,000 in damage.

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The Capital-Journal

Memorial services set for Topeka father, daughter killed in head-on crash

Emma Jo Pisocki and her father, Jason, are shown in this photo from Emma Jo's Facebook page.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka bikeways improvements aim to renew excitement in cycling

Jeremy Hutsell, service manager for Capp's Bike Shop and Fitness, works on a bike at the store, 2917B S.W. Topeka Blvd. Donations can be made through the Topeka Community Foundation to the Topeka Bikeways Fund.

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The Capital-Journal

2-vehicle head-on accident sends one person to hospital

A two-vehicle head-on accident Sunday afternoon in south Topeka possibly caused by the rain-filled streets sent one 23-year-old woman to a local hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening, an official with the Topeka Police Department said.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 7pm for large hail the primary threat although gusty winds, heavy rain is also possible.

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The Capital-Journal

It's Your Business

Items for It's Your Business can be submitted online at http://cjonline.com/business , by email to iyb@cjonline.com or by mail to The Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, 66607.

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The Capital-Journal

Significant hail falls to the north, west of Shawnee County

Spotter reports indicate nickel- to hen egg-sized hail dropped in counties to the north and west of Topeka on Saturday evening as storms brewed.

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The Capital-Journal

Heartland Visioning's new director sets stage for group's second phase

The passion John Hunter harbors for Topeka and shouldering long-term multimillion-dollar projects for the community's betterment is evident as he animatedly discusses what he terms a transition period in his life.

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Fire Weather Watch for Shawnee County was issued at April 15 at 8:01PM CDT

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