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44 min ago | The Capital-Journal
If they didn't know it before, visitors to the Topeka Zoo on Saturday learned they can make a positive difference in the earth's fragile environment.
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4 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation has named a Shawnee Heights High School senior as a young entrepreneur of the year award finalist.
7 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs
First lady Michelle Obama plans to speak at a high school graduation next month in Topeka, Kansas, but not everyone's happy about it, as some families have voiced concerns that her presence could limit seating and take attention away from the graduates themselves.
10 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Authorities say the driver of this Buick LeSabre initiated a brief police pursuit early Saturday evening in central Topeka after fleeing from a traffic stop, The car crashed on S.W. Douthitt near S.W. Fillmore, becoming pinned by a utility pole and tree.
The Washburn University Mobile Health Clinic was parked Monday in the parking lot of Our Lady of Guadalupe church.
Questar Fueling's, compressed natural gas filling station has been open since October, but opened Thursday to most of the public.
Students at Ross Elementary School and Eisenhower Middle School got the memo - the one asking them to show up Saturday morning to help paint the latest in a series of community murals on the north wall of the Avondale East CRC NetReach Center, 455 S.E. Golf Park Blvd. About 50 students from the two schools were on hand when the painting got ... (more)
Summer job openings in Topeka favor young people living near the Wanamaker corridor, shown looking south from near S.W. 6th.
A woman in her 30s escaped serious injury after her vehicle rolled and landed on its passenger side on an Interstate 70 exit ramp in downtown Topeka.
A Harpists for Peace concert titled "Like Ripples on the Lake" will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 20, at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 2914 S.E. Michigan.
The blooming of crocuses and daffodils, the start of area farmers' markets and yard sales are just a few things that signal spring has definitely sprung.
A downtown Topeka exit was shut down during evening rush hour after a rollover wreck on the ramp on Friday.
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.
The state added about 16,800 nonfarm jobs between March 2013 and March 2014, including about 10,100 nonfarm jobs from February to March 2014.
The Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., says it's sending protesters to the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1. Church members are offended by what they call "idols" at the center.