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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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2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Letter: WIT lends a hand

During these weeks of mid-summer, hundreds of pounds of fresh vegetables are being harvested at the dozen or so community gardens across Topeka that are supported by Topeka Common Ground, a community gardening program.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Wolgast: Ferguson Has People Asking, "What About Topeka?"

The situation in Ferguson found its way into Tuesday night's City Council meeting.

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The Capital-Journal

Cheatham defense: police report suggests defendant outside Topeka when victims shot

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.

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The Capital-Journal

Free parking shows positive response

Five days after the city announced that residents can have two hours of free parking in downtown Topeka, businesses are already noticing a change.

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The Capital-Journal

Free food distribution scheduled Aug. 26

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.

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The Capital-Journal

City receives official 1 inch of rain

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.

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The Capital-Journal

1 injured in Monday morning rollover

One person was injured in a two-vehicle rollover crash Monday morning on the east side of Topeka, authorities said.

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'God Loves Gays' billboard to be erected at Westboro Church's hometown

The Westboro Baptist Church is getting a taste of its own medicine with the erection of a sign carrying a message they will definitely deem offensive: 'God Loves Gays'.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Topeka Metro goes with red bikes, brands service TMB

Come early next year, 100 red, cruiser-style bicycles will be zipping around the city, courtesy of the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority.

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The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Brown gets early welcome to Topeka

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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WIBW-TV Topeka

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Makes Its Wave In Capital City

Chances are you have seen the ice bucket challenge videos splashing across the internet.

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The Kansas Department of Health and E...

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Clifton

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.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka officer shoots, kills pit bull

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.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka officer shoots, kills pit bull allegedly trying to attack children

Topeka police shot and killed a dog they say was trying to attack children in southeast Topeka on Monday morning.

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The Capital-Journal

Trials for Saving Death Row Dogs moved back six weeks

The criminal trials involving Saving Death Row Dogs have been moved back six weeks to give the prosecution more time to prepare.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Capital-Journal

KDOT counts reveal roadways seeing the most traffic

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.

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The Capital-Journal

Actor Antwayn Hopper proud his roots are in Topeka

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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The Capital-Journal

Family members mourn loss of drowning victim

A 21-year-old Topeka man who drowned earlier this month at a state wildlife area was a loving son and a soon-to-be, first-time father, according to his mother.

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KSNT-TV Topeka

Topeka hosts Railroad Days celebration

It was for the 7th annual Topeka Railroad Festival. People could check out telegraph demonstrations, tours of the new railroad park and trackless-train rides - along with food and other entertainment.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka police apprehend man 13 minutes after armed robbery

A Phillips 66 gas station clerk reported an armed robbery at 11:13 p.m. Saturday, saying a black man wearing a white T-shift, blue bandana and black ball hat entered the business, 2024 S.E. California, with a knife and demanded money before fleeing the scene.

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