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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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Local news for Topeka, KS continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Letter: Candidate reinforces negative stereotype

Alvin Zahnter was in Topeka this week to bolster his U.S. Senate candidacy by participating in the Fiesta Mexicana parade.

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8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Downtown businesses weathering construction so far

Some businesses in the area under construction on downtown Kansas Avenue said the project hasn't hurt them too much overall, but they will be glad when it ends.

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12 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Topeka Students Trip To Vending Machines Won't Taste So Sweet

The federal regulations that took effect July 1st require sugary snacks and soda to be taken off vending machines shelves.

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15 hrs ago | Freshnews

Topeka Dodge dealer revs up for release of 2015 Challenger SRT Hemi Hellcat

In anticipation of the arrival of all-new vehicle models and the anxiously awaited 2015 Challenger SRT Hemi Hellcat , Briggs Dodge, a dealer in Topeka, Kan., has entirely revamped its website to better enhance car shoppers' online navigation.

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19 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Rare gazelle breaks own neck, dies at Topeka Zoo

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23 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Downtown Business Owners Tough It Out During Construction

Downtown business owners agree that revitalizing Kansas Avenue will inject excitement into downtown Topeka, but for now, some see the lengthy construction as a necessary evil.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Oklahoma Earthquake Felt In Topeka, Manhattan

It happened at 9:46 p.m. about 15 miles west-southwest of Medford, Ok. The earthquake could be felt all across Kansas.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka woman identified as fatality victim

Shawnee County sheriff's officials on Monday identified the fatality victim in a two-car crash Saturday morning just north of Topeka.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Mentors Wanted: Topeka Schools Want 100 More

School board members say volunteers can make a big difference in the life of a student.

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The Capital-Journal

Sentencing of Topeka man convicted of murder continued until November

Sentencing of a Topeka man convicted of a 2012 killing of a woman during an aggravated burglary has been continued until November so jury members can have three days to hear additional evidence and arguments as to whether a Hard 50 sentence is appropriate.

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The Capital-Journal

Proceeds from India Fest to benefit TARC

More than 100 Indian families in the Topeka community will be involved in preparing food and entertainment for this year's India Fest event, according to its chairman.

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The Capital-Journal

Needing a home

Shyann is like her name, a little shy. She is sweet but needs to feel safe and loved to really come out and play.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Prosecutor: Judicial recusals from cases don't happen often

While the Kansas Office of Judicial Administration doesn't keep statistics on how often judges recuse themselves from cases, Shawnee County chief deputy district attorney Jacqie Spradling said it doesn't happen often.

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The State

Courtney Force wins NHRA Sonoma Nationals

Courtney Force outran her 65-year-old father with a 4.253-second pass at 296.24 mph in her Ford Mustang.

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The Capital-Journal

Records reveal issues with voided citations in Topeka, Shawnee County

Records requests reveal some issues with how both the Topeka Police Department and Shawnee County Sheriff's Office handle voided citations.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka business asks for help to repair floor

Anje Kearney, owner of Kansas Avenue Market, said she is trying to raise $5,000 through GoFundMe.com to level the floor and cover it with uniform carpeting.

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The Capital-Journal

Study up on the list of Kansas candidates running for office.

From this weblink you will find the list of Kansas offices up for election including a map showing the four US Kansas Congressional Districts provided by the nationalatlas.gov weblink.

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The Capital-Journal

County to consider scheduling ballot question vote

The Shawnee County Commission on Monday will consider scheduling a Nov. 4 ballot question election on whether to extend a countywide, half-cent sales tax for 15 years.

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The Capital-Journal

Wolf stops in Topeka as part of bus tour

U.S. Senate candidate Milton Wolf's large bus rolled into Topeka on Saturday morning as part of his "Save the Republic" tour.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Capital-Journal

It's Your Business

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