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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 $100,000 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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28 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Peace Beliefs Go Forward

With all of the news of violence it is important to recognize that there are for the most part peaceful people in Topeka.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Former Topekan faces second murder trial in Fla. traffic death

Former Topekan Adam Lloyd Shepard will return to a Florida circuit court April 24 after jurors were unable to reach a verdict Monday on a charge of first-degree murder.

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The Capital-Journal

Two Topeka nursing homes exceed average violations

State and federal authorities conduct annual resurveys of long-term care homes. Some facilities were surveyed twice in 2013, while others only had one resurvey listed.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka adopts new property maintenance code

In a move targeted at improving the city's ability to enforce property care and maintenance rules, Topeka's governing body Tuesday evening adopted the International Property Maintenance Code.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Join "One Book, Many Voices" at the Topeka Shawnee Co. Public Library

Patricia Phillips visited 13 News at 4 to explain how the "One Book, Many Voices" book club at the Topeka and Shawnee Co.

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KUAD-FM Windsor

Charley Barnes Gives His Thoughts on the Westboro Baptist Church Coming to Fort Collins

Charley Barnes on his first trip to Topeka on June 5, 2011. This was his way of expressing his right of free speech and invading the privacy of members of the Westboro Baptist Church at their own homes, church and law firm.

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Utility Announces Digital Ally's Lawsuit Demanding a Declaratory...

Utility, the makers of Rocket Vehicle Routers, Atlas video recorder systems, and other popular Situational Awareness technologies for mobile resource management, announces a Declaratory Judgment lawsuit filed by Digital Ally in October 2013 has been dismissed by Sam A. Crow, U.S. District Senior Judge of Topeka, Kansas.

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KHGI

Kansas church plans Alaska Native center protest

A Topeka, Kan., church known for protesting at the funerals of soldiers says it plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1. The Westboro Baptist Church says in an online flyer published Sunday that it plans to send protesters to the center because "God hates your idols."

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Planning Starts Now to Join National Night Out Against Crime

Safe Streets is holding its first planning meeting for this year's activities in Shawnee County at 6:30 pm Thursday, April 17, at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

NAMI Walk Raises Money, Awareness

When a serious brain disorder strikes your family , you can feel very alone. But the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, says you don't have to be.

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The Capital-Journal

Man flees scene after hitting vehicle, nearly hitting house in N.E. Topeka

Topeka police on Monday night were searching for the driver of a black Honda Accord after he struck another vehicle and fled the scene on foot in the Oakland community.

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The Capital-Journal

Almost one-third of Shawnee County nursing homes get top ranking

From left, Brewster Place Health Center universal workers Louis Greer and Cassandra Jackson were busy Monday afternoon playing bingo with some of the residents in the Eagle Ridge neighborhood at the facility.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Driver taken to hospital after vehicle strikes two parked cars in Montara

Shawnee County sheriff's officials say a 32-year-old man drove through a T-bone intersection at a high rate of speed before striking two parked vehicles Monday morning in Montara.

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The Capital-Journal

Local Coldwater Creek location to close

The clothing retailer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after failing to find a buyer or a source of capital to help fund turnaround efforts.

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The Capital-Journal

City to consider new property maintenance code

Topeka police Capt. Darin Scott, special assistant for neighborhood relations to city manager Jim Colson, holds a copy of the International Property Maintenance Code book Friday while pointing to a house he said has been wrapped in plastic sheeting for two years at 3914 S.W. Munson.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka nursing homes pursue culture change

Nursing homes traditionally have run more like hospitals than homes, but a growing number around Topeka are changing business as usual.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Quarter-sized hail reported in Topeka; Snow possible overnight

The National Weather Service reported hail as large as a quarter in the capital city Sunday afternoon, adding the city had officially received 0.56 of an inch of rain as of 3 p.m. at Philip Billard Municipal Airport.

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The Capital-Journal

Six jump to safety in apartment fire

A woman and three children were among several people who jumped to safety from their second-floor windows early Sunday when a fire that officials said was started by a charcoal grill swept through a five-unit apartment building in southwest Topeka, causing an estimated $550,000 in damage.

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The Capital-Journal

Memorial services set for Topeka father, daughter killed in head-on crash

Emma Jo Pisocki and her father, Jason, are shown in this photo from Emma Jo's Facebook page.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka bikeways improvements aim to renew excitement in cycling

Jeremy Hutsell, service manager for Capp's Bike Shop and Fitness, works on a bike at the store, 2917B S.W. Topeka Blvd. Donations can be made through the Topeka Community Foundation to the Topeka Bikeways Fund.

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Extreme Fire Danger for Shawnee County was issued at April 16 at 4:58AM CDT

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