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Crews on Tuesday morning move a 20-foot-tall white spruce to Evergy Plaza near 7th and S. Kansas Avenue. It will serve as Topeka's Community Christmas Tree, with a "virtual" lighting ceremony set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
A 27-year-old Manhattan man made his first appearance Monday in Riley County District Court after being charged with falsely reporting that he had been assaulted by a law enforcement officer in June, according to KMAN Radio.