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  1. Topeka Chamber expresses support for expanding Heartland Park districtRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Citing the continued economic opportunity at Heartland Park Topeka, the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce said in a news release Friday it supports increasing the size of the Heartland Park STAR Bond District "to enable the state of Kansas to allocate more state sales tax revenue to an asset which is owned by the city of Topeka."

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  2. Residents say they don't trust city at forum for proposed utility rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Capital-Journal

    This photograph shot from the southwest shows Topeka's water treatment plant just northwest of N.W. Interstate 70 and MacVicar.

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  3. Trust in city's government discussed at proposed rate hike meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Capital-Journal

    This photo shot from the southwest shows the city of Topeka's water treatment plant just northwest of N .W. Interstate 70 and MacVicar Avenue.

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  4. Shawnee County paves way for city Heartland Park dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Capital-Journal

    Shawnee County commissioners listen as Topeka Mayor Larry Wolgast makes an argument for the extension of the STAR bonds district.

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  5. Shawnee County paves way for Heartland Park dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Capital-Journal

    Shawnee County commissioners approved an expansion of the STAR bonds district Thursday, allowing the city council to proceed with its plan to acquire Heartland Park Topeka race track.

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  6. Topeka Highland Games competitor wins first place in C-J photo contestRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Capital-Journal

    ... of Strength challenge. A photograph of Ullom lugging a 400-pound stone for distance nabbed him first place in The Topeka Capital-Journal's Summer of Champions contest. "I competed in the Stones of Strength challenge in Norway, and the World Strength ...

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  7. Heartland Park petitioner wants to prevent public bailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Capital-Journal

    Topekan Chris Imming didn't start a petition to bring Topeka's proposed purchase of Heartland Park to a public vote because he wants the racetrack to go out of business.

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  8. Heartland Park petition drive organizers plan meetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Capital-Journal

    The gathering will be from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Friday in Room Marvin 101-A of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th, Topekan Chris Imming said late Tuesday.

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  9. Petition drive effort underway to force public vote on Heartland Park measureRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | The Capital-Journal

    Topekan Chris Imming is seeking to initiate a petition drive to try to force a public vote on whether to overturn the city governing body's decision to buy Heartland Park Topeka.

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  10. Topekan selected for American Horsewoman's ChallengeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Woman celebration will take place Oct. 3-5 in Oklahoma City. Branham, 38, works as a horse trainer and clinician in Topeka. Throughout her career, she has earned numerous titles, including Equifest of Kansas Reserve Champion Battle of the Breeds in ...

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  11. Topekan selected for American Horsewoman's ChallengeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | The Capital-Journal

    ... celebration will take place Oct. 305 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Branham, 38, works as a horse trainer and clinician in Topeka. Throughout her career, she has earned numerous titles, including Equifest of Kansas Reserve Champion Battle of the Breeds in ...

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  12. University launches campaign to honor Topekan who wrote GI Bill of RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Capital-Journal

    Harry Walter Colmery was an attorney in Topeka, the national commander of the American Legion and the author of the G.I. Bill of Rights.

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  13. Some Residents Call New Transmission Poles An EyesoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... near I-70 and MacVicar to a substation at 17th and Fairlawn. "This line will help support reliability in the general Topeka area. One of the benefits of this project is while we are installing 97 very large towers. We are going to take out more than ...

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  14. Local family will name zoo's third Sumatran cubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | The Capital-Journal

    ... said they would have to give it some thought. The auction took place at an annual fundraising gala organized by the Topeka Active 20-30 Club, a local chapter of the international men's professional networking group. Hundreds of people packed the ...

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  15. Topeka mother recounts terror of time spent without daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... navy blue shirt, according to a Facebook post. This series of events have played out since about noon Saturday, when Topeka police officers engaged in a four-hour standoff with what ultimately was an empty house in the 2600 block of S.W. Valley ...

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  16. Fiesta's carnival rides a stomach-dropping experience for daredevilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... tame rides included a carousel, Ferris wheel and small, child-size roller coasters. Brian and Lee Ann Burkett, of Topeka, brought their 7-year-old granddaughter, Britain Burkett, of Kearney, Neb., to the carnival early in the evening. As the ...

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  17. Topekan Escapes Burning Home Through Upstairs WindowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    One person was forced to escape from an upstairs window to safety after a fire broke out at a central Topeka home on Wednesday.

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  18. Thulin focused on capturing first HPT championshipRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    Topekan Dustin Thulin has been a factor throughout his six-year career in Heartland Park Topeka's Saturday Showdown dirt track series, but is still looking for his first championship, with last year's third-place finish in the B Modified class his highest ever.

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  19. Local sports briefs: Streb misses out on qualifying for U.S. OpenRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... in the second round. Hudson Swafford, of Georgia, won the two-round tourney. ROADRUNNERS REVEAL 2014-15 SCHEDULE: The Topeka RoadRunners will open their 2014-15 season with a two-game series against Corpus Christi on Sept. 12-13 at Landon Arena, the ...

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  20. Topeka girl hit by car will attend camp for amputeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... would ever walk or talk again. The 14-year-old, who was struck by a car in May 2013 while riding a bike along S.W. Topeka Boulevard, was given by doctors a 12 percent chance of leaving the hospital with complete function of her body. The teenager ...

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