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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 $105,000 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Topeka man who served in WWII to be buried

A Topeka man who was in World War II will be buried with full military honors at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the interment shelter at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.

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8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Public outcry over first lady's visit draws national attention

A public outcry from some Topeka Unified School District 501 graduating seniors and parents about Michelle Obama speaking at a combined graduation May 17 has made national headlines and caused bloggers across the world to respond.

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12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Shawnee County emergency radio system launch delayed one month

Shawnee County's new emergency communication system has been rolled out in part, but some bugs still remain, said Sheriff Herman Jones.

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15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Opposing Michelle Obama

The Topeka, Kansas, public school district thought it would be good to celebrate the anniversary of the famous United States Supreme Court case that it lost, Brown v.

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20 hrs ago | JeffCountyNews.com

Hobby makes Aydukovich the 'can man'

Tim Aydukovich of Oskaloosa crushes boxes, sweeps the sidewalk and takes out the garbage two days a week at Thriftway, and were he ever to be asked to wash the front windows or carry a bag of groceries to a little old lady's car for her, in all likelihood the affable 42-year-old man would be more than happy to oblige.

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Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

Felony charges filed against Topeka City Councilman John M. Campos II

Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor's office on Monday charged Topeka City Councilman John M. Campos II with two felonies.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Law Day 5K to Benefit Kansas Legal Services

Kansas Legal Services of Topeka will benefit from the Law Day 5K and 1 mile run/walk on track for Saturday, April 26. The run steps off at 8 am Saturday from outside the Washburn Law School near SW 17th and MacVicar.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Holton Teen Charged With Abusing Topeka Baby Identified

The Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office identified the 17 year-old accused of abusing a 7 month-old baby.

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JeffCountyNews.com

National Volunteer Month Volunteer pays back by serving others

James Clulo leaves the township hall with hot meals for several clients in Valley Falls.

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The Capital-Journal

Hiring of interim police chief might be necessary

Topeka city manager Jim Colson acknowledges the city might need someone to serve temporarily as police chief as he seeks to permanently fill the position being vacated by outgoing Chief Ron Miller.

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The Capital-Journal

Participants of local 420 festival have end goal of legalizing cannabis

For many of the participants in this weekend's 420 Urban Music Festival just northeast of Topeka, their ultimate objective is the same.

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The Capital-Journal

Needing a home

Tim McGraw is a friendly guy though kind of laid-back. He is curious in a quiet way and content to let you approach him.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

2-vehicle accident in Jeff County kills 1, injures multiple Topekans

A two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon north of Lawrence in Nortonville killed one and seriously injured several others including two Topekans, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.

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The Capital-Journal

One person shot following car accident on US-24 highway

Authorities investigate a collision-turned-shooting on Sunday evening on eastbound US-24 highway near the exit ramp to the Oakland Expressway.

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The Capital-Journal

Cousin: 1930s bank robbers from Topeka had cabin in rural Shawnee County

In the 1930s, bank robbers Bennie and Stella Dickson sometimes stayed at a rural cabin in southwest Shawnee County that was equipped with a tunnel as an escape route for its fugitive residents, a relative of Bennie Dickson recalled this week.

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The Capital-Journal

Never lose Hope; youth gets successor support dog

More than a year has passed since Alex White, a Topeka youngster dealing with a hereditary condition that causes progressive muscle weakness, lost his beloved service dog when it was struck by a passing car.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

One Person Shot In Road Rage Incident North Of Topeka

An accident occurred around 6:15 p.m. at the Highway 24/ Oakland Expressway and K-4 interchange which lead to an altercation in which one person was shot.

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The Capital-Journal

Zoo guests learn about environment

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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WIBW-TV Topeka

Topeka Student Honored As Young Entrepreneur Finalist

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.

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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Not Everyone's Happy Michelle Obama Will Deliver a Graduation Address; School District Responds

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.

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