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  1. Mariachi concert fundraiser hosted for Mariachi Divina statueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    In celebration of Mother's Day, Estrellas de Mariachi, or Stars of Mariachi, concert will be hosted as a fundraising event for updates to the Mariachi Divina Statue in downtown Topeka. Mariachi artists Yolanda del Rio and Sebastien de la Cruz will be performing along with the Mariachi los Caporales ensemble at the Topeka Performing Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. on May 13. After concerts in Wichita and Dodge City, the three-city tour will come to Topeka as a Mother's Day celebration.

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  2. Kansas House spikes hospice tax break, negotiators search for sweeping compromiseRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    The House rejected a bill featuring sales tax breaks for three Kansas hospice organizations Tuesday to send a clear signal they're not interested in picking more special-interest winners and losers in the tax code. The measure scuttled 19-102 by the House contained exemptions for Midland Care Connection in Topeka, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita and Hospice of the Prairie in Dodge City.

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  3. Kansas Senate, House forward K-12 budget bill fix to Governor Jeff ColyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    The Legislature overwhelmingly agreed to send Gov. Jeff Colyer a bill Monday correcting a mistake embedded in a state law that short-circuited expenditure of a chunk of the $525 million, five-year plan boosting aid to public schools. The Senate voted 31-8 to make clear about $80 million improperly sidetracked in the April law signed by Colyer could be spent by districts across Kansas.

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  4. Individual champ Parker Beal leads the way as Washburn Rural wins its ninth straight city golf titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Washburn Rural standout senior golfer Parker Beal is a former Class 6A state champion and has posted three top-10 state finishes, but Beal went into his final city meet Monday at Topeka Country Club still looking for his first win in that event. Beal was able to cross that goal off his bucket list, shooting a 27-hole score of 112 to edge Topeka West sophomore Addison Alonzo by a stroke, leading a dominating day by the Junior Blues.

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  5. Editorial: Hall of Fame nod tribute to Ralston, USD 501Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    On its website, the Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame states that it was the first of its kind in the United States. Accounts of teaching exploits, as well as photos included in a gallery of enshrines are housed in a structure in Dodge City.

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  6. USD 501 teacher, Hall of Fame inductee lauded by fellow educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    His voice filled with emotion, Richard Mariani said he couldn't be more proud of his long-time colleague and friend who will be inducted into Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame this summer. "She's always been there for me," the Topeka West High school math teacher and athletic director said of Melanie Ralston, a speech and language arts instructor whom he's taught next door to for the past 30 years.

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  7. Governor Jeff Colyer signs bill adding $500 million over five years to public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Gov. Jeff Colyer signed into law in a Topeka high school gymnasium Tuesday a bill the Legislature developed to ramp up spending on K-12 public education by more than $500 million during a five-year period and rectify constitutional shortcomings in distribution of aid. "Education is one of the most important things we do in Kansas," Colyer told more than 1,000 students assembled at Seaman High School.

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  8. Senate advances bill aimed at aiding job quest for people convicted of crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    The Senate debated a bill Tuesday designed to give people with certain criminal convictions greater opportunity to secure a professional license, certification or registration. House Bill 2386 changes the amount of time a person has to wait before they are able to qualify for a professional credential in Kansas.

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  9. Kansas Senate approves concentration of chicken houses after public outcry over TysonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Last year's public outcry over a proposed Tyson Foods chicken processing plant in Leavenworth County wasn't enough to keep the Kansas Senate from advancing a bill Thursday that would allow industrial chicken farms house more birds closer to homes and communities. Senators passed Senate Bill 405 on a 30-9 vote.

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  10. 2 people killed in truck-semi crash Wednesday in Ford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    The driver of a pickup truck and driver of a semi-trailer were killed Wednesday morning in a crash in Ford County, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The collision occurred at 8:26 a.m. at K-94 and US-54 highways, just east of the town of Kingsdown.

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  11. 'Night to Shine' prom at Topeka church celebrates people with special needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    The Topeka church was among hundreds that hosted the one-night event Friday designed for people ages 14 and older who have special needs. Once inside the church, promgoers were joined by a "buddy" for a red carpet photo shoot.

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  12. Kansas' chief justice fears low wages crippling justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas Supreme Court's chief justice warned state legislators Wednesday below-market salaries of judicial branch employees that fueled high staff turnover and diminished applicant pools were detrimental to administration of justice in the state. Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, speaking to House and Senate members at the Capitol, expressed gratitude for approval in the 2017 session of a 2.5 percent salary boost for judiciary employees.

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  13. Kansas' chief justice fears low wages crippling justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, gave his annual State of the Judiciary speech Wednesday afternoon during a joint session of the House and Senate in the House chamber Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, gave his annual State of the Judiciary speech Wednesday afternoon during a joint session of the House and Senate in the House chamber Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, shook the hands of Speaker of the House Ron Ryckman, left, and Senate President Susan Wagle after he gave his annual State of the Judiciary speech Wednesday afternoon during a joint session of the House and Senate in the House chamber The Kansas Supreme Court's chief justice warned state legislators Wednesday below-market salaries of judicial branch employees that fueled high staff turnover and diminished applicant pools were detrimental to administration of justice in the state.

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  14. Kansas officials settle Fort Dodge door-stop lawsuit for $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Gov. Sam Brownback and legislative leaders agreed to pay $100,000 to settle the lawsuit filed by a woman injured after tripping over a flower pot holding open a door at the Kansas Soldiers' Home in southwest Kansas. Members of the State Finance Council voted to approve a deal resulting from negotiations in November between the Kansas attorney general's office and lawyers for plaintiff Kathryn Schmidt, who was injured in the fall.

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  15. 2017 Distinguished Kansans: Famed teacher Pam McComas retires after 40 years in USD 501Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Pam McComas, a retired Topeka High School teacher and 2017 Kansas Teacher's Hall of Fame inductee, stands next to the Trojan statue in front of the school. Pam McComas, a retired Topeka High School speech and debate teacher, made the school her home for 35 years, coaching multiple students to the national level.

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  16. Topeka's affordable housing program gets statewide profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Representatives from Capitol Federal, FHLBank, the city of Topeka and Housing and Credit Counseling Inc. of Topeka, announced a three-year, $240,000 grant that will expand HCCI's "Take the Opportunity to Own," a companion program to the organization's "Topeka Opportunity to Own." "It's just a blessing to work with people who really appreciate owning a home," said Carter, a community development specialist for Capitol Federal.

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  17. Topeka's afforable housing program gets statewide profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Representatives from Capitol Federal, FHLBank, the city of Topeka and Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc., of Topeka, announced a three-year, $240,000 grant that will expand HCCI's "Take the Opporunity to Own," a companion program to the organization's "Topeka Opportunity to Own." "It's just a blessing to work with people who really appreciate owning a home," said Carter, a community development specialist for Capitol Federal.

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  18. Ruling: Immigrants' bail can't be denied based on detainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    A federal appeals court has ruled that judges cannot deny bail to immigrants in criminal cases solely because they are living in the country unlawfully and could be deported before trial. The little-noticed ruling by a three-judge appellate panel last week noted that it's the first decision of its kind in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, setting the legal standard for pretrial release of immigrants in criminal cases across a territory that includes Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.

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  19. Famous Kansan Samuel Crumbine honored with downtown pocket parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Standing by the statue of Samuel Crumbine, M.D., during a dedication of the statue Friday morning at the Kansas Health Institute, biographer Alton Lee, left, and statue artist Carson Norton, right, had a chance to talk to each other about Crumbine. Lee wrote "From Snake Oil to Medicine: Pioneering Public Health," covering Crumbine's significant achievements in public health in the 1900s.

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  20. Manhattan businessman seeks $36,000 reimbursement for KDHE licensing miscueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Members of a Kansas legislative committee expressed empathy Monday for financial hardship endured by a Manhattan business owner forced by the state to obtain a license - not actually required by law - to provide housekeeping, dressing and other routine services in clients' homes. Woody Shoemaker, a military veteran who pooled his retirement savings to buy At Home Assisted Care in 2015, asked the Joint Committee on Special Claims Against the State to reimburse him $36,000 spent to comply with the unnecessary licensing mandate from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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