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Oliver North Visits the 4:00 News Wednesday

Updated: 01/08/2014 - One of the central players in the Reagan-era Iran-Contra Scandal, Oliver North was interviewed by 13's Ralph Hipp Wednesday. See our full interview on; and link up to North's website to learn about the new Heroes book he's written.

Tonantzin Society Hosting 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos

Updated: 01/08/2014 - Our local Tonantzin Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and educating on Latino arts and culture. They're all volunteers from across Topeka and northeast Kansas. For more information about the Tonantzin Society and the citywide festival taking place, click to see their site.

When Do The RoadRunners Play?

Updated: 01/08/2014 - Check out this week's game promotions, get tickets and check the Landon Arena game schedule on the official site of the Runners!

Welcome Kyle Wiley Pickett To The Topeka Symphony!

Updated: 01/08/2014 - Mr. Pickett picks up the baton to lead the Topeka Symphony Orchestra for the first time as its official conductor. The show is Saturday, October 5th in White Concert Hall.

What You Should Know About Lyme Disease, From the CDC

Posted: 08/19/2013 - Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium, and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash.

"Denim To Diamonds" Supports Topeka's Ronald McDonald House

Updated: 01/08/2014 - Ronald McDonald House Charities lifts children and families of children receiving medical care in Topeka. Serving Topeka and Northeast Kansas since 1988, RMHC is staffed 365 days a year by both full-time and part-time staff as well as our wonderful volunteers.

Lift Miss Kansas Teen USA Into The Semifinals!

Updated: 01/08/2014 - Alyssa Klinzing of Olathe asks for your vote, to send her into the semifinals of the August competition in the Bahamas. We'll keep you posted on her progress next month!

Topeka's PAL: The Police Athletic League

Updated: 01/08/2014 - The Topeka Police Athletic League is accepting registrations for the 2013 Flag Football season. Participation is open to boys and girls in two age groups. The new season kicks off September 14th at Highland Park High School practice fields through October 19th, at Hummer Sports Park.

Atchison Honors Amelia Earhart Twice, At Festival Time

Updated: 07/18/2013 - And the highlight is honoring Amelia Rose Earhart, the Denver TV reporter who's hoping to recreate the famed around-the-world flight her famous namesake never got to complete. She'll be given this Pioneering Achievement Award at the 2013 Festival. Schedule here!

Let The Sunflower State Games Begin!

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Registration for all sports taking place on this opening weekend has now closed. The deadline to register for all sports played July 19th through 21st, and the 26th through July 28th, is this Friday, July 12th.

Get Connected With Topeka Metro This Summer

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Get the top stories from our metro bus system, and the full list of routes from the Topeka Metro site.

Topeka Catbackers Will Party At Expocentre Barbecue

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Hoops coaches Bruce Weber and Deb Patterson share the excitement of the great Wildcats season, with Baseball coach Brad Hill. Details and tickets for the Topeka event are available from this site.

It's Time For the 80th Fiesta Mexicana!

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Our Lady of Guadalupe welcomes you to this fabulous annual tradition, with Fiesta food, fun, live music and much needed financial support for the church and school. Come out and see us!

Should American Tourists Still Visit Egypt?

Posted: 07/03/2013 - Advisories strengthened after more protest deaths, as visitor numbers have fallen by one-third since 2011. The country's tourism minister resigned on Monday.

The New Kansas Website For Veterans

Updated: 07/18/2013 - The state of Kansas announced a new website to serve as a major resource for services the state provides to vits eterans. KanVet will connect veterans with higher education information and job searching tools just for veterans.

Summer Fun At Kansas Children's Discovery Center!

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Visitors can come celebrate International Mud Day by getting muddy at the Discovery Center Saturday. Children can create a mud masterpiece, learn about the science of mud, enjoy a great sensory experience in the mud pool and more! Mud activities will begin at 11:00am.

Topeka Library's Rolling Adventure

Updated: 07/18/2013 - TSCPL's Adventure Mobile is stocked full of a collection of books and movies for children. For just 5 more weeks, it travels all over Shawnee County, and usually has some sort of critter on-board that you can pet.

Last Weekend For "Pageant Play" At Topeka Civic Theatre

Updated: 07/02/2013 - Welcome to the hilarious, terrifying and surreal world of child beauty pageants. Pinky Corningfield will do anything to make sure her little angel wins the ultimate title, Supreme Queen. In the Studio Series at TCT!

The Story of the First Kansas Colored Infantry

Updated: 07/02/2013 - The real first unit of black soldiers during the Civil War was the First Regiment Kansas Colored Infantry, which got its "baptism by fire" in the fall of 1862. In less than a year, distinguished itself as a fighting unit at Honey Springs, Indian Territory. We embrace them as the regiment is enshrined in the Kansas Hall of Fame tonight.

Help With Hands For Baby Jameson

Updated: 07/18/2013 - The nationwide cycle trip stretches from Miami to Spokane, Washington, all helping Jameson Davis, a little boy born without hands or forearms. Hector Picard is riding from Florida to Washington, and makes a stop at Topeka's Kansas Rehabilitation Hospital on June 25th.

Dig Into A Hidden Treasure, A Book You've Just Found

Updated: 07/02/2013 - Bee a Reader, Dig Into Reading, and Get Beneath The Surface. Just a few of the titles of the great book programs your Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library is offering now through the final day of July.

Little Apple, With Big Attractions

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Nearly 10 big events highlight the schedule in Manhattan, now through mid-August. Find out details of each event in the Little Apple on the official Visit Manhattan website.

MDA Moves to ABC, But Learn More About Finding A Cure!

Updated: 07/18/2013 - After 45 years of telephone pledges to Jerry Lewis, Melissa and Ralph, the Muscular Dystrophy Association changed the format to the SHOW OF STRENGTH. Now, the special appeal moves to ABC and Channel 49 in Topeka, airing on September 1st. Find out more before the show begins!

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