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  1. Funeral procession for Wyandotte County Sheriffs to take place Thursday in Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | The Capital-Journal

    A joint funeral procession for Wyandotte County Deputy Sheriffs King and Rohrer will be held Thursday, June 21 around 9 a.m. at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City. King and Rohrer were shot and killed on Friday, June 15 by an inmate who was being transported to a Kansas City courthouse.

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  2. Topeka mural celebrating Brown v. Board nearing completion Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Individuals wishing to lend their artistic talents to a large mural on the south end of downtown Topeka may want to make plans to show up at the site by this coming weekend. Painting sessions open to the public are scheduled to resume from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Friday and Saturday, weather permitting.

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  3. 2 killed, 1 injured in car-semi crash in Atchison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The Capital-Journal

    Two women were killed and a man was injured in a car-semi crash Tuesday evening in Atchison County, authorities said. The crash was reported at 5 p.m. Tuesday on US-59 highway, about six miles south of the city of Atchison.

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  4. Kate Spade, 55-year-old fashion designer from KC, found dead in apparent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | The Capital-Journal

    New York fashion designer Kate Spade - a Kansas City, Mo., native - was found hanged in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday morning in an apparent suicide, law enforcement officials said. The 55-year-old left a note at the scene and was found by housekeeping at about 10:20 a.m. It's not clear how long she had been dead.

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  5. Disabled Missouri man forced to fight for 'amusement' of people who ran private care homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | The Capital-Journal

    A developmentally disabled Missouri man was forced to fight another man for the "amusement" of people who ran the private care home where he lived and was left to die in a bathtub, his mother has alleged in a lawsuit. Carolyn Summers, the mother of Carl DeBrodie, also alleges in the lawsuit filed Tuesday that government agencies responsible for her son didn't provide required care and didn't check on DeBrodie for months.

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  6. Topeka High softball's Aryn McCoy set to end long coaching careerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Aryn McCoy, Topeka High's softball coach for the past 14 seasons, has known for more than a year that this would be her final season, but that hasn't made things any easier as she realizes the end is near. McCoy's Trojans will travel to Derby on Tuesday for a Class 6A regional tournament, with the Trojans taking on Campus in a 3 p.m. game.

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  7. No one shows to hear NYC man make plea for votes in Kansas governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Andy Maskin traveled more than 1,200 miles Tuesday to make history in Topeka, and nobody showed up to hear the gubernatorial candidate deliver his only campaign speech. Although ridiculed for seeking an office in Kansas despite being a lifelong New York City resident, Maskin says he is genuinely interested in his campaign and not looking for personal publicity.

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  8. Salvation Army offering summer camps at $10 per child or adultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Registrations are being accepted for Salvation Army summer camps for youths and families, with the cost just $10 per person. The camps will be offered from Monday, June 11, to Friday, July 20, at the Three Trails Camp and Retreat Center, 16200 E. US-40 highway in Kansas City, Mo.

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  9. 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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  10. Two injured Monday in I-70 crash in Riley CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when a 2010 Lexus that was westbound on I-70 left the roadway for an unknown reason. The car struck a dirt berm and went airborne, then struck a rock bank on the right side and came to rest on its wheels.

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  11. Royals Rundown: Free man? No, he's 'just Sandy Free's husband'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    One of the most iconic sounds in the Midwest is the sound of a Royals broadcast on radio. For many, it was the soundtrack of summer, whether while in the car, working in the yard or drifting off to sleep on a warm evening.

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  12. Bob Adams debuts art in downtown Topeka's Classic BeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    A piece mimicking Pablo Picasso's style of cubism may appear beside a primitive abstract piece. Beside that, a cartoon-style painting of Mr. Rodgers, the childhood TV personality.

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  13. Two Topekans were injured in an officer-involved crash in 2016. Now they're asking the city for $5M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Two Topekans are asking for $5 million in a claim they're pursuing against Topeka's city government alleging an on-duty police officer in April 2016 drove through a red light at an excessive speed and hit the car they were in, injuring them. Kansas City, Mo., attorney Tarak A. Devkota filed the claim March 21 on behalf of Jesus Meza and Mayra Meraz.

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  14. Frigid weather postpones Shohei Ohtani start against Kansas City RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Royals fans hoping to get a glimpse of Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani on the mound will have to wait until Tuesday - on TV. Scheduled to pitch Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium, the two-way star for the Los Angeles Angels instead saw his next opportunity to start pushed back two days as the game against the Royals was postponed because of cold temperatures.

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  15. Bill Self on newest KU basketball signee Ochai Agbaji: 'I love his demeanor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Agbaji, a 6-foot-5, 195-pound standout guard at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Mo., and a three-star recruit in the Class of 2018, signed his national letter of intent Wednesday and will join the Jayhawks this fall, KU coach Bill Self announced in a Thursday news release. Self and assistant coach Norm Roberts scouted Agbaji last season, with Self saying he came away from a late-January session thinking the recruit was “terrific.” "I love his demeanor,” Self said.

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  16. Kidney donors from Topeka and Boston meet for first time after 'meeting' on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    At a time when Facebook has come under fire for sharing tens of millions of users' personal information, the social media giant has also brought two women together - one from Kansas and one who lives in New England - first virtually, and this weekend, face to face. “If it wasn't for Facebook, I wouldn't have met Jamie," Julika Wocial, 43, of Boston, said of Jamie Fountaine, of Topeka.

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  17. Kansas Cosmosphere space museum finalizes renovation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Four mission control consoles, once used by NASA engineers to guide astronauts to the moon, have found their way out of Cosmosphere storage with a new purpose. A $151,500 remodel includes improvements to the flight room and mission control room.

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  18. Kansas City musical comedian to visit Unity Church in TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    The show will be held at 1 p.m. at the Unity Church of Christianity, 9126 S.W. 10th St. Tamblyn is an award-winning humorist from Kansas City, Mo., who specializes in musical comedy.  His concerts feature such songs as "Analog Brain in a Digital World," "Self-Employment Made Harder by Difficult Boss," "I'd Like To Be The Man My Dog Thinks I Am," "The Shootout At The I'm OK, You're OK Corral," "My Life is a Beer Commercial" and "A Brief History of God ." He has won "Best Comedy Song" awards from the Posi Music Awards, Just Plain Folks Music Awards and the Music City Song Festival.

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  19. Former Washburn standout Trey Lewis among MIAA's 2018 Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    Former Washburn football All-American Trey Lewis is among 11 standout athletes who have been elected to the MIAA Hall of Fame Class of 2018, the conference announced Monday. The MIAA will induct Lewis, who was enshrined in Washburn's Hall of Fame last October, and the other 10 honorees on June 4 in the Truman Forum Auditorium at the Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

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  20. ARTSConnect announces annual recipients of 2018 TopArts grant programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | The Capital-Journal

    This is the third year for the program, which allocates $30,000 in grants for public art or arts access in amounts ranging from $700 to $3,000, said ARTSConnect executive director Sarah Fizell. Grants are funded by the city of Topeka and administered by ARTSConnect.

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