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Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:12

34th annual Toys for Tots Ride set for Sunday

A.B.A.T.E. of Kansas District 4 will hold its 34th annual Toys for Tots Ride from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26.... Read more

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:07

Prairie Band Casino & Resort to trade school supplies for Prairie Cash

Prairie Band Casino & Resort will host Prairie Band Cares For Kids from 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, to midnight Monday, Nov. 27.

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Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:02

Crews respond to report of oven fire Thursday afternoon in west Topeka

Crews were headed to a west Topeka residence Thursday afternoon on a report of a possible oven fire.

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Thu, 11/23/2017 - 09:16

Topeka weather for Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017: Look for sunny skies and highs in mid-60s on Thanksgiving Day

A beautiful Thanksgiving Day is on tap for Topeka-area residents Thursday, with sunny skies and an afternoon high in the mid-60s.... Read more

City of Topeka to offer free downtown parking Friday and Saturday

Topeka’s city government will aid holiday shoppers and downtown merchants by offering free parking at its parking garages and metered on-street sites... Read more

Kansas candidates for governor differ on state auditor position

Two Democrats running for Kansas governor say they support the creation of a statewide office to handle complaints about government practices.... Read more

Kansas lawmakers’ panel on school funding to meet Dec. 4

A special Kansas legislative committee on public school funding is having its first meeting next month to start work on a response... Read more

Topeka weather for Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017: Cold front to drop temps this afternoon

A chilly day is on tap for the Topeka area on Tuesday as a cold front moves through the area, dropping the... Read more

Police calls — update for Nov. 20, 2017

People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies.

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Manhattan-Ogden schools upgrades could cost $100 million

MANHATTAN — Consultants say it would cost more than $100 million to address crowding in Manhattan-Ogden schools.

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Topeka weather for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017: Breezy with highs in 60s

Look for sunny skies and highs in the mid-60s on a breezy Monday in the Topeka area.

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Police calls — update for Nov. 19, 2017

People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies.

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Pursuit from Shawnee County into Osage County ended late Saturday

A motorist was taken into custody late Saturday after Kansas Highway Patrol troopers deployed “stop sticks” to end a pursuit in Osage... Read more

Local scholarship and academic award recipients

Local students who have been awarded scholarships and other achievements are being recognized.

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Churches to hold holiday events this weekend

People wanting to do a little early Christmas shopping may find just what they are looking for at holiday-themed events this weekend... Read more

Warm high of 71 degrees and cloudy skies expected on Friday

A chance for some early morning drizzle along with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 71 degrees are in the forecast... Read more

Topeka weather for Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017: Another sunny day with highs in mid-50s

A sunny fall day is on tap Thursday for the Topeka area, as highs should reach the mid-50s.

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Topeka motorist taken to hospital after tow truck crosses center line

The driver of a Jeep was taken to a hospital with injuries after a crash Wednesday involving a flatbed tow truck, Shawnee... Read more

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