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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 $110,000 which is roughly $69/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Architecture and early-Topeka homes, part 2

The guide to distinct architectural styles in Topeka continues with 1895-1950 vintage homes found in neighborhoods north of 21st Street, in an historical belt that extends west from Kansas Boulevard to Gage Park.

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8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Death of man hit by semi on I-70 ruled suicide

Topeka police have ruled the death of an 18-year-old Topekan struck by a semi on Thursday as suicide, Lt.

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9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Southern Star set to shine where Pat's Pig has closed

A sign on the former barbecue restaurant's door read: "Closed for remodeling. Opening soon The Southern Star Cafe."

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11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Dunkin Donuts announces two locations in Topeka

Douglas Hutton and David Riggs, who own a Dunkin Donuts in St. Joseph, Mo., are planning to open one of the locations in the city by 2015, with the next following in 2016.

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12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Fundraiser dinner planned for Islamic Center of Topeka

A silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th.

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16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Substance Abuse Real

Valeo Behavioral Healthcare has programs and support for those struggling with alcohol and drug addictions.

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20 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Running Dry | Targeting Toxins And Other Emerging Issues

The same toxins from algae that spark warnings at Kansas lakes and recently shut down the water supply for Toledo, Ohio are showing up in the source of water for several cities, including Topeka.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Huff 'n Puff balloon rally taking volunteers for crew

The rally, presented every year at Tinman Circle by the Great Plains Balloon Club of Topeka, is seeking volunteers to crew the event on Sept.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka native plays key role in autopsy in Ferguson shooting

Shawn Parcells, a 35-year-old Topeka native, recently was hired to assist in the autopsy of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old whose fatal shooting Aug. 9 at the hands of a Ferguson, Mo., police officer has incited protests in the small St. Louis suburb for the past two weeks.

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The Capital-Journal

Teen hospitalized after rollover on US-24

A teenager was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries early Thursday afternoon following a rollover crash on a North Topeka highway.

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The Capital-Journal

Jury trial continued for Topekan charged with rape, kidnapping

A Jackson County jury trial for a Topeka man charged with kidnapping, raping and battering his then-girlfriend has been continued.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

2nd Rush Hour Wreck Slows Traffic On I-470

Authorities aren't sure if a second rush hour wreck in west Topeka was a result of an earlier deadly incident on I-70 earlier Thursday morning.

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The Capital-Journal

Man dies after being hit by semi on I-70 in west Topeka

A man was struck and killed early Thursday after he ran in front of a semi-trailer on Interstate 70 in west Topeka, backing up traffic for more than two hours during rush-hour, authorities said.

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The Capital-Journal

Man dies after being hit by vehicle on I-70 on west side of town

Police say a man ran out in front of traffic Thursday morning and died after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 70 on the west side of Topeka.

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The Capital-Journal

Masked gunman robs Kicks 66 gas station

A masked gunman held up a southwest Topeka gas station and convenience store early Thursday, and the assailant remained at large, authorities said.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kansas Jayhawks

2014 Volleyball Season Outlook: Defensive Specialists and Liberos

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas begins the year ranked No. 22 on the AVCA preseason poll, the second-straight season that the Jayhawks garnered early national attention.

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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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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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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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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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