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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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1 hr ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Mentors Wanted: Topeka Schools Want 100 More

School board members say volunteers can make a big difference in the life of a student.

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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Sentencing of Topeka man convicted of murder continued until November

Sentencing of a Topeka man convicted of a 2012 killing of a woman during an aggravated burglary has been continued until November so jury members can have three days to hear additional evidence and arguments as to whether a Hard 50 sentence is appropriate.

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9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Proceeds from India Fest to benefit TARC

More than 100 Indian families in the Topeka community will be involved in preparing food and entertainment for this year's India Fest event, according to its chairman.

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13 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Needing a home

Shyann is like her name, a little shy. She is sweet but needs to feel safe and loved to really come out and play.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Prosecutor: Judicial recusals from cases don't happen often

While the Kansas Office of Judicial Administration doesn't keep statistics on how often judges recuse themselves from cases, Shawnee County chief deputy district attorney Jacqie Spradling said it doesn't happen often.

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The State

Courtney Force wins NHRA Sonoma Nationals

Courtney Force outran her 65-year-old father with a 4.253-second pass at 296.24 mph in her Ford Mustang.

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The Capital-Journal

Records reveal issues with voided citations in Topeka, Shawnee County

Records requests reveal some issues with how both the Topeka Police Department and Shawnee County Sheriff's Office handle voided citations.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka business asks for help to repair floor

Anje Kearney, owner of Kansas Avenue Market, said she is trying to raise $5,000 through GoFundMe.com to level the floor and cover it with uniform carpeting.

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The Capital-Journal

Study up on the list of Kansas candidates running for office.

From this weblink you will find the list of Kansas offices up for election including a map showing the four US Kansas Congressional Districts provided by the nationalatlas.gov weblink.

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The Capital-Journal

County to consider scheduling ballot question vote

The Shawnee County Commission on Monday will consider scheduling a Nov. 4 ballot question election on whether to extend a countywide, half-cent sales tax for 15 years.

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The Capital-Journal

Wolf stops in Topeka as part of bus tour

U.S. Senate candidate Milton Wolf's large bus rolled into Topeka on Saturday morning as part of his "Save the Republic" tour.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Capital-Journal

It's Your Business

Items for It's Your Business can be submitted online at http://cjonline.com/business , by email to iyb@cjonline.com or by mail to The Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, 66607.

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The Capital-Journal

Few vacancies in high-quality Topeka properties

Topeka has only a small percentage of commercial space vacant in high-quality properties, but lower-quality spots aren't seeing the same demand.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka business owner runs into zoning trouble

Kenny Ralph peers into his hardware and tools room that holds things such as a lawn mower, dolly, door.

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The Capital-Journal

Appeals court orders man to pay full bill to Stormont-Vail for bar fight injuries

The Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday ordered a Topeka man to pay a full hospital bill he incurred when a possibly spiked drink led to a bar fight and arrest.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Golf Tournament Honors Fallen Police Officers

Topekans continue to show their support for two officers who lost their lives in the line of duty two winters ago.

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The Capital-Journal

Lecrae to perform in free concert

Grammy Award-winning Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae will headline a free concert at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Kansas Expocentre, S.W. 19th and Topeka Boulevard.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Sisters Courtney, Brittany Force top qualifying

Courtney Force led the Funny Car field with a 4.045-second pass at 319.22 mph in a Ford Mustang, and Brittany Force took the Top Fuel lead with a 3.762 at 325.53.

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The Capital-Journal

Editorial: HPT worth investment

Shawnee County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to conduct a public hearing on Topeka's proposed expansion of the Heartland Park Topeka STAR bond district, from which sales tax revenues are dedicated to retiring the outstanding STAR bonds issued in 2006 to finance improvements to the racing facility.

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Daily World

Kansas baby dies after being left in hot car

In this Thursday, July 24, 2014 photo police tape surrounds a gray car outside a Wichita, Kan., where a 10-month-old girl died after being left inside a hot car.

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