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Good News For Downtown Topeka Construction

Updated: 09/16/2014 - For some, the construction process along Kansas Avenue in downtown Topeka may seem like a never ending maze of cones and detours that will plague the area, but Topeka Public Works Director Doug Whitacre provided positivity towards a new look downtown.
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Chase Ends Northeast Of Topeka

Updated: 09/16/2014 - Several law enforcement agencies were involved in half-hour chase through two counties Tuesday afternoon.
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Carjacking Reported In East Topeka

Updated: 09/16/2014 - A carjacking was reported Tuesday afternoon in East Topeka. The vehicle is a 2007 Ford Free Star Van Kansas license tag 211 ERJ.

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Samurai Sword Wielding Man Shot In Back By Police

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Prosecutors say Darrien Hunt lunged at officers with a samurai sword before he was shot in the back by police. The Utah case has drawn comparisons to the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Boeing, Space X To Get NASA Contracts

Updated: 09/16/2014 - Boeing and SpaceX will be awarded NASA contracts to transport astronauts to and from the international space station, CNN has learned.

Study Finds Polictics Stink...Literally

Posted: 09/15/2014 - A new study shows that body odor could play a role in matching political ideologies. It finds that a person's scent could send signals about their political views. The study was published in the American Journal of Political Science.

Australian Goldfish Undergoes Surgery

Updated: 09/16/2014 - A tiny patient has taken micro-surgery to a new extreme as an Australian couple spent hundreds of dollars to save their pet goldfish named George. It was a delicate operation that you have to see to believe.

Marriott: Tip Your Housekeeper!

Posted: 09/15/2014 - That's the message from Marriott International. It is placing envelopes in more than 160,000 rooms in the United States and Canada to encourage tipping the people who clean guest rooms.

New Wichita Marijuana Petition Kicks Off October 1

Updated: 09/16/2014 - A plan to decriminalize marijuana may get a second life. Weeks after a petition failed to meet election requirements, advocates are working on a new campaign for the April election.

Golfers Tee Off To Help Young Patients

Updated: 09/15/2014 - Dozens of people teed off Monday for the Stormont-Vail Foundation's "Big Hearts for Little Hearts" golf tournament at Topeka Country Club.

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