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22 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

OU taps minister as chaplain

The director of Ottawa University's Fredrikson Center for Church and Faith Vitality has expanded his role at the university.

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Related Topix: Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS, University of Kansas

Wednesday | The Capital-Journal

Washburn University Theatre resumes its wait for Godot

Washburn University Theatre reprises through Sunday its summer production of Samuel Beckett's absurdist classic, "Waiting for Godot," in which Estragon , left, and Vladimir wait endlessly and in vain for someone named Godot.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Georgia

Wednesday | 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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Related Topix: Fire, Topeka, KS

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Latest poll: Davis, Brownback race for Kansas governor remains tight

Davis leads Brownback 39 percent to 37 percent, according to the poll from Public Policy Polling, which surveyed 903 likely voters between Aug. 14 and 17. The poll has a margin of error of 3.3 percentage points.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Fort Hays State University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Actor Antwayn Hopper proud his roots are in Topeka

Antwayn Hopper, a 2003 Topeka West High School graduate who is completing a summer-long run in the cast of "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park and will debut Friday night in a recurring role on the Steven Soderbergh-directed "The Knick" on Cinemax, speaks to actors at the Culture House in Olathe.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Overland Park, KS, Olathe, KS, Theater, Arts

The Capital-Journal

Bench trial in which judge decides guilt, innocence is a rarity

If you are a defendant in a criminal case, it doesn't make any difference when it comes to conviction or acquittal whether a jury decides the verdict or a judge in a bench trial decides it, a Washburn University law professor said last week.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Shawnee County, KS

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

String-playing Sandquist family to present recital

Art and Carolyn Sandquist and their sons, Peter and Patrick, live out the adage about the family that plays together stays together, and what the Sandquists play are string instruments.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, University of Oklahoma

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Kansas bicyclist struck, killed by pickup

A bicyclist who was struck and killed by a pickup truck in northeast Kansas has been identified as a 66-year-old university librarian.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Despite tough primary, Sen. Pat Robertsa path to victory in November smoother than opponentsa

Pat Roberts may be hobbled after a tough Republican primary - which saw the U.S. senator win less than 50 percent of the vote - but he'll still have the easiest path to victory in his four-way race in November, political scientists say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Shawnee County, KS, Olathe, KS, Leawood, KS

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

University updates

Benedictine College Benedictine College is pleased to announce that Meagan Crooks, Spring Hill, has demonstrated the academic excellence necessary to earn a place on the Dean's List for the Spring Semester of 2014.

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Related Topix: Benedictine College, Spring Hill, KS, Atchison, KS, Emporia State University, Rogers State University

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Despite tough primary, Sen. Pat Robertsa path to victory in November smoother than opponentsa

Roberts, R-Dodge City, faces challenges from Democrat Chad Taylor, the district attorney for Shawnee County, and independent candidate Greg Orman, an Olathe businessman with deep pockets and a message that's tailor-made for moderates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Olathe, KS, Leawood, KS

The Capital-Journal

It's Your Business

Items for It's Your Business can be submitted online at http://cjonline.com/business , by email to iyb@cjonline.com or by mail to The Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, 66607.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

The Capital-Journal

Kansas universities advise students to seek help early on college costs

Total student loan debt in the U.S. tops $1 trillion, and Kansas universities are advising their students to think carefully as they take out money for their educations this fall.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, Education Etc., Kansas State University

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Washburn to host school children in back-to-school fair

Organizations associated with Washburn University's School of Business will be conducting a back-to-school fair Friday designed to help students from lower-income families obtain school supplies and other resources they might otherwise lack.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

ABC Action News

Primary winner prepares for election, college

He's preparing to move into his college dorm in a week. His class load for a major in history and minor in leadership studies at Washburn University is intense Harris, 18, was the youngest primary winner in Kansas on Tuesday, securing the Democratic nomination for the rural 42nd House District with 302 votes.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Huelskamp a likely target for fellow Republicans in two years, analysts say

Rep. Tim Huelskamp probably won a third term by holding off an unexpectedly strong challenge from a political novice in the Republican primary Tuesday, but he'll be a target for fellow Republicans in two years, political analysts said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Chapman, KS, Fort Hays State University, Wichita State University

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Stenger provides services to children, adults at YSS

Dr. Michaela Stenger, an independently licensed clinical social worker with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology, is providing mental health assessments and therapy for children, individuals, couples and families in the Ames and Webster City Offices.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Topeka, KS, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansans urged to get out and vote Tuesday

That doesn't surprise Washburn University political science professor Bob Beatty, who says turnout for August primaries has historically been low both in Kansas and nationally.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Shawnee County, KS

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Winn bares personal life in bid to unseat Brownback

Jennifer Winn's long-shot bid to unseat Gov. Sam Brownback will come to an end, one way or another, in Tuesday's Republican primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Topeka, KS

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Capital-Journal

It's Your Business

Items for It's Your Business can be submitted online at http://cjonline.com/business , by email to iyb@cjonline.com or by mail to The Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, 66607.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Journalism, Maple Hill, KS, Baylor University

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