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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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2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Bullet Proof Tiger rebrands, releases CD as Yocemento

After its initial launch as Bullet Proof Tiger a year ago, the Topeka-based band decided to change its name to Yocemento to separate itself from others using the Bullet Proof Tiger moniker.

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2 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Boys And Girls Club Warn Of Possible Scam

The boys and girls club of Topeka wants you to know it is not behind candy sales a local store.

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2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Out & About hot tickets, April 18-24

April's Movie Night feature at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will be "42," the 2013 biopic about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.

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4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

TPD works 2 accidents on I-70 overnight

Topeka police worked a couple of injury accidents overnight on Interstate 70 in the Topeka city limits, and at least one of the crashes resulted in a person being taken to the hospital by ambulance.

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8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

420 Urban Music Fest to celebrate 'Weed Day' in Topeka

Weed Day in Topeka will be celebrated at the second annual 420 Urban Music Festival from noon Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday at Lessman Farm & Truckhenge northeast of Phillip Billard Municipal Airport.

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9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

One arrested in series of unrelated auto thefts from Topeka dealerships

Three auto thefts from Topeka dealerships - two of them involving vehicles worth more than $25,000 - that took place a week ago are unrelated.

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9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Defendant agrees to 5-month postponement of sex assault retrial

The retrial of a Topeka man charged with sexually assaulting his then-teen-age daughter was postponed Thursday for five months at the defendant's request.

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12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

First Lady to address graduating high schoolers in Topeka, Kan., on...

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver a commencement address this year at an assembly of public high schools in Topeka, Kansas, to mark the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education, the White House announced on Thursday.

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12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

First Lady to address graduating high schoolers in Topeka, Kan., on...

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver a commencement address this year at an assembly of public high schools in Topeka, Kansas, to mark the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education, the White House announced on Thursday.

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13 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

WWII Topeka airman's remains finally coming home

The remains of a 22-year-old Topeka airman from World War II have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial in Leavenworth, the Department of Defense said this week.

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18 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

First draft: Advisory group would retain nine-member council, mayor

Topeka's governing body would continue to consist of nine council members and a mayor under the first draft of a proposal being considered by a committee assigned to examine and suggest potential changes to the city's form of government.

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22 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

State of Community addresses focus on positives

Bob Archer, chairman of the Shawnee County Commission, speaks to the crowd during Wednesday afternoon's State of the Community address at the Maner Conference Centre.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Second Topekan arrested in Craigslist car sale turned robbery

A second Topeka man has been arrested in connection with a Craigslist car sale in March that was set up to be a robbery, Topeka police said Wednesday.

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The Capital-Journal

Woman fends off would-be robber at North Topeka gas station

A 50-year-old woman suffered minor injuries while fending off a would-be robber Monday night at a fuel station in North Topeka, and her alleged assailant was jailed Tuesday afternoon.

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The Capital-Journal

2014 blowing past Topeka's average wind speeds of last four years

If it has seemed a bit windier of late in Topeka, that is because 2014 is tracking ahead of the curve when it comes to average wind speeds.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Community Says Goodbye to Seaman HS Senior, Firefighter Father

Friends and family said their final goodbyes to a Topeka father and daughter who died in a car accident last week.

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The Capital-Journal

Relihan: Warmer today, with lots of wind

Warmer weather is on tap Wednesday for Topeka-area residents, though it will be a windy day, said 580 WIBW Radio meteorologist Dave Relihan.

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The Capital-Journal

Motivational speaker set for Empowerment Weekend

The "Think Like a Man, Act Like a Woman" forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Lazy Toad, 5331 S.W. 22nd Place.

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The Capital-Journal

Letter: A reality tour down the road of bad decisions

Prevention and Recovery Services and Safe Streets recently conducted an event at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

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Jerusalem Post

Westboro Baptist Church to picket funeral of Kansas Jewish center shooting victims

The Westboro Baptist Church, an extremist congregation based in Topeka, Kansas, announced Wednesday that it would picket the funeral of two of the three victims of Sunday's shooting attack at a Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.

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