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  1. Fourth annual 'Cranksgiving' to take place on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | The Capital-Journal

    Topeka 4th annual Cranksgiving bicycle ride to benefit "Bods feeding Bods" Washburn University student food pantry and the Topeka Rescue Mission's Thanksgiving dinner. Bike Topeka 4th annual Cranksgiving, an annual food drive done on bicycles, is open to all who can ride a bicycle.

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  2. City of Topeka to use outside firm to help find a new city manager.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | The Capital-Journal

    "We're making sure whoever we hire is the best candidate and will serve our city," Deputy Mayor Michelle De La Isla said after the vote. The 7-0 decision came after a 15-minute executive session to discuss personnel matters.

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  3. Editorial: Attracting and retaining young talent in TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | The Capital-Journal

    Forge is a networking organization that gives young people in the area opportunities for collaboration, education and community engagement. In a recent column about working toward a "renaissance" in Topeka, Mayor Larry Wolgast was candid about the problems his city faces.

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  4. Topeka statue honoring first Native American Vice President Charles Curtis dedicated WednesdayRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Mayor Larry Wolgast, Kaw Nation representative Crystal Douglas, Pat Doran of FHL Bank of Topeka, and historian Deb Goodrich stand with the statue of Charles Curtis. The first person of significant Native American descent to reach the office of United States vice president was born in Topeka, and a new statue of him on S. Kansas Avenue will ensure his hometown never forgets him.

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  5. Topeka statue honoring first Native American Vice President Charles Curtis dedicated WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Crytsal Douglas of the Kaw Nation presents Pat Doran of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka with a traditional Kaw blanket. Vice President Curtis was of the Kaw Nation and established a branch of the FHL Bank in Topeka during the Great Depression.

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  6. ARTSConnect paints mural on East Topeka bridge to cover graffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Colon has been working on the project since Thursday and hopes to finish it by Monday evening. A bridge in East Topeka is covering its graffiti by having a mural painted on the walls. The mural will include 600 feet of honeycomb facing the road, and ...

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  7. Topekan-led Kansas All Stars claim SSG gold in adult basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... that's been in this tournament since I've been playing in it," said Eric Ray, a former Pittsburg State and Topeka High guard who played with the All Stars. The All Stars, spearheaded by former Highland Park stars Tony Barksdale and Jameel Anderson, ...

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  8. EXCHANGE: Goofy Ridge residents dispel myths on reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | SFGate

    ... small Mason County community know all too well what it's like to live under an unflattering shadow and name. Given Topeka and Havana mailing addresses and home to an estimated 300-400 people, Goofy Ridge is a neighborhood of homes that lies on the ...

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  9. Topeka dedicates downtown plaza to Harry Colmery, author of the G.I. BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Pat Michaelis, the man responsible for raising the funds needed to construct the Colmery Plaza, tells the crowd how the project came to fruition during an unveiling ceremony Wednesday afternoon in downtown Topeka. Roger and Joy McKinley pose for a photo with a statue of Harry Colmery, the creator of the GI Bill, after the unveiling of the new Colmery Plaza in downtown Topeka Wednesday afternoon.

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  10. Goofy Ridge residents dispel myths about reputation Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... small Mason County community know all too well what it's like to live under an unflattering shadow and name. Given Topeka and Havana mailing addresses and home to an estimated 300-400 people, Goofy Ridge is a neighborhood of homes that lies on the ...

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  11. Editorial: City government can be improvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... when she said, "We are very fortunate to have such compassionate, caring people that care about not only the city of Topeka but about their district." It is a good sign that six people from District 4 overlooked the stresses of serving in such a ...

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  12. Brett Oetting: Tourism works for city, countyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Downtown revitalization, NOTO growth, the half-cent sales tax extension, master plans taking shape everywhere from the zoo and Expocentre to the Topeka Riverfront and more events than any time in recent memory are signs we are a community on the move. At the conclusion of National Travel and Tourism Week, as we gear up for summer visitors and reflect on the positive effects of travel and tourism on our community, Visit Topeka is proud to contribute to that positive energy.

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  13. Cuban, Topekan middle school students bridge culture gap with educator's videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... the video footage Dill shot in Cuba makes them want to visit the country some day. "It just looked way different than Topeka,

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  14. Topekan hears 'Come on Down,' appears on 'The Price is Right' TV game showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... one of nine contestants selected from the audience of 325 people. Zollicoffee, 63, said she and friend Pam Lewis, of Topeka, received an invitation from a friend to come to Los Angeles and, while there, to go to a taping of "The Price is Right." In ...

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  15. Deangelo M. Martinez (left) and Christopher Pattillo, Jr. (right). Courtesy: TPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The victim of a Friday shooting in the 2000 block of SE Echo Ridge Circle has been identified, as well as two persons of interest in the murder investigation. On Friday at 5:39 p.m., Topeka Police officers went to the area on a call about a shooting.

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  16. Topeka man picks Villanova over North Carolina to win Hy-Vee Hoopla contestRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Topekan Rodney Woodall, left, pictured with Topeka Capital-Journal publisher Zach Ahrens, picked Villanova to win the NCAA tournament in the Hy-Vee Hoopla Bracket Challenge, sponsored by The Capital-Journal and CJOnline.com. When Kris Jenkins' buzzer-beater swished through the net Monday night in Houston, sealing Villanova's win in the NCAA men's basketball title game, no one cheered louder in Topeka than Rodney Woodall.

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  17. Michelle De La Isla elected as Topeka's deputy mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... and Mayor Larry Wolgast voted for De La Isla. JEDO's voting members are the three county commissioners, as well as Topeka's mayor, deputy mayor and two other council members, but all councilmembers can sit on the board. Earlier this year, the ...

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  18. Topeka property owner in backyard church case fires attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... to find another attorney. He said he continues to work with engineer John Lyle, and hopes to arrange a meeting with Topeka code officials to learn more about what he needs to do to be code complaint. Holter, 71, is scheduled to be sentenced July 1 ...

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  19. Topeka man to be on 'Wheel of Fortune' on Monday nightRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A day after it was announced former Topekan Kerstin Nordstrom was going to compete on "Jeopardy," "Wheel of Fortune" announced Topekan Luke Thompson will compete on its show on Monday.

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  20. Topekan Joseph Hughes convicted of 15 charges, including attempted second degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Joseph Taylor Hughes was convicted Wednesday afternoon of 15 charges including attempted second degree murder in the severe beating of his longtime girlfriend at her south Topeka home in January of 2015. Moments after the verdicts were read, a Shawnee County sheriff's deputy snapped handcuffed on Hughes' wrists after a district judge revoked his bond.

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