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Obama cancels visit to KU

Barack Obama has canceled his scheduled visit Friday to the University of Kansas in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Kansas law aimed at gang crime signed

The law amends several definitions in state laws regarding who could be charged with crimes such as soliciting or coercing others to do ille…


New history standards

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State Board of Education has approved new standards for history and social studies classes for public schools…


Outage grounds American Airlines flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines flights across the country are grounded because of computer problems. American asked the Federal Aviation Ad…


Flag lowering in honor of Boston

President Barack Obama has ordered that the flag of the United States be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public building…

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Work Zone Awareness

This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week and State officials want motorists to use caution when driving through highway construction a…


Drug testing enforced for unemployment

Governor Sam Brownback signed into law today legislation requiring recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and unemploy…

Ribbon cutting at Helen Hocker Theater

The Helen Hocker Theater is holding a Greater Topeka Chamber’s Business After Hours and ribbon cutting event today at 4:45 p.m. at 700 SW Zo…


Weather, not security move KU Relays

A Kansas Relay official says it’s unlikely extra security will be hired to work the track and field showcase this week in Lawrence.


National Bookmobile Day

Catch up with one of three Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Bookmobiles out and about tomorrow for Bookmobile Day. Check out books, …


BBB to host ‘Secure Your ID Day’

BBB’s Secure Your ID Day on Saturday, April 20 in Topeka from nine in the morning until noon at the Kansas Judicial Center in the west parki…

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‘Hawks for Boston’

Student Senator Kait Perry launched a “Hawks for Boston” campaign late Monday night to raise funds for victims and those impacted by the bom…

Kansas Runner Avoids Boston Chaos

Kansas Runner Avoids Boston Chaos

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Theater sign damaged

A hit and run leaves one Topeka theater with some significant damage to its sign.