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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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3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Yellow bags highlight a great idea

Yellow bags have joined the orange cones and construction barricades in downtown Topeka.

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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Data leak not fixed as Topeka school leaders claimed

Confidential student data continued to be available this week to unauthorized people at Topeka Unified School District 501, even after the superintendent assured The Topeka Capital-Journal and the U.S. Department of Agriculture the problem had been fixed.

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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

City seeks to keep Heartland Park plan on track

Doug Gerber, financial and administrative services director for the city of Topeka, used those words Wednesday to describe the city's plan to buy Heartland Park Topeka and expand its redevelopment district to solve a problem regarding Sales Tax Revenue bond debt.

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6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

City of Topeka issues health advisory

The City of Topeka has issued a health advisory for Wanamaker Creek north of I-70 to the Kansas River, a press release from the city said.

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8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

India Fest delivers delicacies

Indian foods, considered by many to be among the most delicious and flavorful in the world, will be available in abundance at a special cultural event this weekend in Topeka.

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9 hrs ago | Advocate

Comedian's Billboard Taunts Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka

God, or whoever it is who runs God's Facebook page, used his almighty powers to counter the scornfully antigay message of the Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church with a billboard paid by followers of the page.

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11 hrs ago | Marion County Record

Vietnam traveling wall coming to Topeka

The American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall honoring Vietnam War veterans will be at Forbes Field/Topeka Regional Airport from 12 p.m. on Aug. 28 to 3 p.m. on Aug. 31. Marion County service members honored include Robert Boese of Marion, Ronald Schultz of Hillsboro, Leonard Christeson of Durham, and Wesley Sidener of Burns.

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16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Crews battle house fire near Washburn University

Residents of two homes were evacuated after an early-morning fire broke out Wednesday at a vacant central Topeka residence.

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20 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Letter: WIT lends a hand

During these weeks of mid-summer, hundreds of pounds of fresh vegetables are being harvested at the dozen or so community gardens across Topeka that are supported by Topeka Common Ground, a community gardening program.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Wolgast: Ferguson Has People Asking, "What About Topeka?"

The situation in Ferguson found its way into Tuesday night's City Council meeting.

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The Capital-Journal

Cheatham defense: police report suggests defendant outside Topeka when victims shot

The Topeka police lead detective investigating the 2003 shooting deaths of two women and wounding of a third woman wrote a document suggesting defendant Phillip D. Cheatham Jr. was outside Topeka when the women were shot here, a defense lawyer said Tuesday.

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The Capital-Journal

Free parking shows positive response

Five days after the city announced that residents can have two hours of free parking in downtown Topeka, businesses are already noticing a change.

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The Capital-Journal

Free food distribution scheduled Aug. 26

A free food distribution will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 26 beginning at 9 a.m. in the west parking lot of Family of God Church, 1231 N.W. Eugene in north Topeka, organizers announced.

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The Capital-Journal

City receives official 1 inch of rain

An overnight thunderstorm dumped an official 1 inch of rain at the National Weather Service station at Philip Billard Airport, 1116 N.E. Strait Ave. Some areas of the capital city -- particularly in the North Topeka and Oakland areas -- may have received even more precipitation, said officials with the National Weather Service office.

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The Capital-Journal

1 injured in Monday morning rollover

One person was injured in a two-vehicle rollover crash Monday morning on the east side of Topeka, authorities said.

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'God Loves Gays' billboard to be erected at Westboro Church's hometown

The Westboro Baptist Church is getting a taste of its own medicine with the erection of a sign carrying a message they will definitely deem offensive: 'God Loves Gays'.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Topeka Metro goes with red bikes, brands service TMB

Come early next year, 100 red, cruiser-style bicycles will be zipping around the city, courtesy of the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority.

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The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Brown gets early welcome to Topeka

James L. Brown won't officially assume his duties as Topeka's police chief until Oct. 1, but The Topeka Capital-Journal is taking this opportunity to extend an early welcome to the city and its police department.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Makes Its Wave In Capital City

Chances are you have seen the ice bucket challenge videos splashing across the internet.

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The Kansas Department of Health and E...

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Clifton

TOPEKA, Kan. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties.

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