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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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6 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Out & About hot tickets, April 25-May 1

"Brighton Beach Memoirs," Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical comedy and the first of his "Eugene trilogy" which includes "Biloxi Blues" and "Broadway Bound," will be performed by Topeka West High School students at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Douglas P. Goheen Theater at the school, 2001 S.W. Fairlawn.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Topeka's Kotich files to run for AG

A Topeka lawyer who previously worked for several state agencies has filed to run against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

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The Capital-Journal

Nightlife:Invisible Bike rides again on Topeka scene

Driven by a desire to overcome negative feelings and spend quality time with friends, guitarist Austen Bunyar and the band Invisible Bike returned from a break to play their first show of the year last weekend at The Boobie Trap Bar, 1417 S.W. 6th.

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The Capital-Journal

Sounds of spring to be heard at two Topeka concerts

The Washburn Singers, directed by Kevin Kellim, rehearse for their portion of Cabaret '14, an informal concert at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Washburn Room of Memorial Union where the Washburn Jazz Combo, directed by Craig Treinen, and Washburn Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Tom Morgan, also will perform.

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Free Republic

Michelle Obama booted from high school graduation lineup

Michelle Obama has rescheduled a high school graduation speech after the students complained that her appearance would prevent many of their friends and relatives from attending the ceremony.

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The Capital-Journal

Scroggins to lead ERA candlelight vigil

Bias Busters of Kansas will sponsor a candlelight vigil Saturday evening at a downtown bridge in support of passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, which was proposed but not ratified in the 1970s, then reintroduced in 2013 by Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. Topeka civil rights activist C.E. "Sonny" Scroggins said he and other organizers of the vigil are ... (more)

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Northern Michigan News

New date for first lady's Kansas graduation speech

Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kan., in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.

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The Capital-Journal

Councilman Campos bonds out of Shawnee County jail

A Topeka attorney confirmed Wednesday afternoon he is representing City Councilman John M. Campos II in a criminal case filed Monday.

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The Capital-Journal

For a community, ousting elected officials hurts

An ouster proceeding is a civil process that starts after a public official is alleged to have committed official misconduct, willfully neglected to do their job, is mentally impaired to the point at which they can't do their job or commits a criminal act involving moral turpitude.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Reports Of Gunfire Off I-70

Topeka police responded to reports of gunfire on Interstate 70 late Wednesday night.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Engstrom Pleads Guilty To Topeka Murder That Led To Nebraska Shootout

Michael Dean Engstrom, 34, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Wednesday, according to Shawnee Co.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka teens part of world premiere of work by NYC 18-year-old composer

A chamber ensemble that includes 17-year-old Topeka cellist Joe Teeter will perform the world premiere of a contemporary classical work composed by 18-year-old New York composer Jack Gulielmetti at a concert Thursday night on the campus of Washburn University.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Suspected Road Rage Shooter Charged, Court Date Looms

The suspected shooter in a road rage incident on Kansas highways over the weekend has been charged and is set to appear in court next week, court records show.

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Business Journal

Failed bank sues regulators for 2008 seizure

A Kansas bank that was declared insolvent in 2008 is now disputing that seizure by going after state bank regulators in court.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Prosecutor Wants Teen Linked To Baby Abuse Tried As Adult | Baby In Coma

Jackson Co. Attorney Shawna Miller wants to try the Topeka teen arrested in connection with the abuse of a 7 month-old baby over the weekend tried as an adult.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Topeka WW2 Pilot Finally Returns To Kansas

The Patriot Guard lined the roadway as a Topeka pilot who lost his life in the skies of World War II Burma.

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NewsBusters.org

No Bad News for Michelle: Nets Skip Protest Over First Lady's High School Graduation Speech

ABC, NBC and CBS routinely offer fawning coverage over Michelle Obama and her role as First Lady.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Trailer Catches Fire In North Topeka

Shawnee County Dispatch told 13 News Topeka Firefighters said a trailer at 907 NE Madison was completely on fire when they arrived just after 1 a.m. Wednesday.

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The Capital-Journal

Dole outlines nation's challenges amid trademark humor

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, 90, speaks Tuesday at The University of Kansas institute that bears his name.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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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