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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 $110,000 which is roughly $69/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

Editorial: KORA request shouldn't be cause for alarm

An open records request seeking information about legislators being invited to school district or school functions has some superintendents and at least one legislator all atwitter.

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5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Preliminary hearing for Topeka teen charged with child abuse continued one month

The preliminary hearing for a Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a Holton baby has been postponed, said Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller.

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9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Police hunt man in shooting, carjacking in East Topeka

Police are looking for a bald, black man who shot another man and took his Ford Explorer Wednesday morning in East Topeka.

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13 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Walking Naked: It's Legal In Topeka, Kansas

Walking Naked: It's Legal In Topeka, Kansas It turns out walking around naked in Kansas is not actually against the law.

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18 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Police officers help put out car fire

A pair of Topeka police officers were on their way to a call in the southeast part of the city about 5:55 a.m. Tuesday when they noticed a car that was fully involved in flames in the driveway of a home in the 2500 block of S.E. Adams.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Vietnam Traveling Wall Getting Special Salute In Topeka

A tribute to one group who gave their lives to our country will get a special salute when the Vietnam Traveling Wall comes to Topeka.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka corrections officer faces sex charges after inmate comes forward

Bryon P. Dixon, 37, of Topeka, was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with unlawful sexual relations with an inmate 16-years-old or older on Aug. 5. A redacted version of the original probable cause affidavit, obtained through an open records request, indicated Dixon was employed at the Topeka Correctional Facility - which houses ... (more)

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The Capital-Journal

Chocolate, coffee pair for sweet treat

Jeff Taylor, co-owner of Topeka's PT's Coffee Roasting Co., samples a chocolate bar as he enjoys a cup of coffee.

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The Capital-Journal

Principal puts out fire in bathroom at Meadows Elementary while students evacuate

A Topeka elementary school was evacuated for a short time Tuesday morning after a fire was discovered in a bathroom trash bin, authorities said.

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The Capital-Journal

Man critical after Sunday night shooting

Topeka police say a man who was shot late Sunday in the Tennessee Town neighborhood of central Topeka was in critical condition on Tuesday afternoon at a local hospital.

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The Capital-Journal

Summer blazes on with bikes

Whew! The summer has flown by! Vacations, bike rides, evening runs to Dairy Queen have been a whirlwind! There are several exciting upcoming bike developments in Topeka! It's almost time for the second annual bike counts throughout town.

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The Capital-Journal

Big wheels head downtown for Saturday's TouchATruck

Little kids who love big trucks - and big kids who appreciate heavy machinery - can get a grand tour of machines and vehicles that build, maintain and protect during the second annual TouchATruck celebration Saturday in downtown Topeka.

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The Capital-Journal

Saturday ride to honor late WU librarian Melick

People who knew the late Cal Melick as either a dedicated, always helpful librarian at Washburn University or as an accomplished lifelong cycling enthusiast - or both - will honor him Saturday with a memorial recognizing both aspects of his life.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Here's How Much Your Water Bill Could Go Up

The City of Topeka unveiled how much more you may soon have to pay for water. On Monday, utilities officials detailed the need for improvements at a town hall meeting.

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The Capital-Journal

Brownback: Education to be a focus in next term

Gov. Sam Brownback applied pressure to Kansas high school students Monday by declaring more among them must be accepted to college, join the military or earn an industry-recognized technical training certificate in four years.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Why It's Okay To Walk Naked In Topeka

Several viewers sent in pictures of a naked man walking on Topeka streets last week asking 13 News to find out why he wasn't arrested and what will be a surprise to most of you, it turns out walking naked in Kansas is actually not against the law.

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The Capital-Journal

Couple finds huge limb on car after storm

Like many Topeka-area residents, Daryl and Corinne Clark were awakened early Monday by the sound of booming thunder and the flashes of bright lightning at their east-side home.

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The Capital-Journal

Relihan: After rain, more hot weather

Heavy rain in the Topeka vicinity won't bring about cooler weather, as another hot day is expected Monday in Topeka, says 580 WIBW Radio meteorologist Dave Relihan.

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The Capital-Journal

Man in serious condition after shooting

A man was in serious condition after he was shot late Sunday at a residence in the city's Tennessee Town neighborhood, authorities said.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Heat advisory in effect

Topekans are under a heat advisory until 8 p.m. Monday night and relief from the heat may not come until Thursday.

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