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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Topeka Man, James Freeman Charged With Bank Robbery

A Topeka man was charged today with bank robbery, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. James E. Freeman, 55, Topeka, Kan., is charged with one count of bank robbery. A criminal complaint filed today in U.S. District More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Human trafficking bust in Kansas nabs Florida man, Evan Vollerthum, exploiting a child

A Florida man was arrested Monday for human trafficking and attempting to sexually exploit a child. Evan H. Vollerthum U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Kansas: police identify Penny Nelson, James Chavez in double murder suicide, killed by Harlan Gleason

The three people involved in an apparent double murder-suicide Wednesday just northeast of Topeka at a Jefferson County residence have been identified. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig said Thursday in a news More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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‘Thank You For Your Service’ highlights PTSD struggles for Vets but falls short on the ‘thank you’

The struggles of returning soldiers never appeared on screen in the way Thank You For Your Service highlights PTSD, the incompetence of Veterans Affairs and the arrogance of military leadership. American Sniper More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Newboys kicks off ‘Big Church Night Out Tour’ with Sidewalk Prophets, 7eventh Time Down in Alabama

Premier Productions and GRAMMY® nominated Newsboys announce the all new Big Church Night Out Tour. With nearly fifty shows across the U.S., each night will foster a time of worship, ministry and unity. Joining More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders encourages Democrats to fight for more socialism, ‘despair is not an option’

The democratic socialist U.S. senator from Vermont urged his supporters in Kansas to fight for more progressive agenda items and not to be discouraged by the Trump administration. “We can defeat the Trump agenda,” More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Kansas cuts off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood

The state of Kansas has officially notified Planned Parenthood that it will no longer be eligible for Medicaid funding. Additionally, the state will reprioritizing Title X family planning funds away from Planned More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Federal Marshals shot in Kansas motel arrest efforts of Orlando Collins

Orlando Collins A Kansas motel became the epicenter of chaos as an arrest effort ended with three federal agents shot and the motel engulfed in flames. Officers from the U.S. Marshals Service’s Fugitive More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Megan Cramer believed to be victim of Kansas gas explosion, family offers dental records to ID body

 The latest report indicates two people are missing and at least 14 people were injured when a gas line in Kansas City, Missouri, exploded and ignited a four-alarm fire, officials said Tuesday night. The explosion More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
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Topeka school district issues chickenpox alert

Reports of several confirmed and suspected chickenpox cases has prompted the Seaman School District, USD #345 in Topeka, KS to issue a chickenpox alert Friday to parents of students at the affected schools. Topeka More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Westboro Baptist Church candidate, Jack Wu, loses bid for school board

Westboro Baptist Church member Jack Wu lost his bid to unseat incumbant Democrat Carolyn Campbell for a seat on the Topeka school board. Jael Phelps picketing Trinity Episcopal Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma October More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Carolyn Campbell concerned about Jack Wu, Westboro candidate in Kansas

The Democratic vice chairwoman of the Kansas state Board of Education is concerned that redistricting is complicating her efforts to defeat challenger Jack Wu, a Republican, who she said would turn Kansas into More...


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