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 2021-04-17 09:22 

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Cooler temperatures and cloud cover remain in the area...

What We're Tracking: Isolated rain todayClouds hang aroundRain/Snow chances next week Scattered to isolated rain chances remain throughout today as our system from yesterday makes its way out of to......

 2021-04-17 08:40 

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Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy...

CHICAGO (AP) — Newly released video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old will be key evidence when prosecutors consider a case against the officer and are confronted with......

 2021-04-17 08:36 

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Funeral to praise Philip's 'courage' and support for queen...

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of "courage, fortitude and faith" on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Que......

 2021-04-17 08:33 

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FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police to say that her ......

 2021-04-17 02:24 

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Ballet Midwest's Cinderella playing at TPAC over weekend...

TOPEKA (KSNT) Ballet Midwest's Cinderella ballet performance is now showing at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. Cinderella is played by Kaya Pyle for the Friday and Saturday perform......

 2021-04-17 02:00 

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ZOO AND YOU: Topeka Zoo celebrating Earth Day Saturday...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) Earth Day is next week, but the Topeka Zoo is joining other zoos across the globe in celebration on Saturday. The Topeka Zoo will have a couple dozen agencies with booth......

 2021-04-17 00:33 

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'This violence must end': Calls for action on Capitol Hill after latest mass shooting...

Reactions were swift in Washington on Friday after a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indiana left several people dead and several others injured....

 2021-04-16 23:05 

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White House COVID-19 Response Team announces additional funding to fight COVID-19 variants...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — With COVID-19 variants posing a threat to the U.S., the White House's coronavirus response team is advising Americans to stay vigilant and funding new efforts to ......

 2021-04-16 22:55 

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Topeka Habitat for Humanity tool trailer stolen...

"It really impacts us as a non-profit in our ability to recover from things like this," said Janice Watkins, CEO of Topeka Habitat for Humanity....

 2021-04-16 22:21 

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Two local universities make list of top 10 best value colleges in Kansas...

KANSAS CITY, KS (WDAF) — Is someone in your family trying to decide where to go to college? SmartAsset is out with a new study on the colleges that give students the best return on their educationa......

 2021-04-16 22:16 

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Kansas City Monarchs unveil uniforms for 2021 season...

KANSAS CITY, KS (WDAF) — Negro Leagues Baseball museum president Bob Kendrick and Kansas City Monarchs Owner Mark Brandmeyer were on hand to unveil and model the newest look the Monarchs will be us......

 2021-04-16 21:37 

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Group seeks to build trust in health care among vaccine-hesitant...

Dana Dornsife, the founder and CEO of the Lazarex Cancer Foundation, said people of color often don't have access to the highest quality of care. Dornsife said the foundation is trying to bui......

 2021-04-16 21:23 

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Pregnant in Kansas? New health report shows issues women may face...

TOPEKA (KSNW) — State health officials have been researching issues that affect pregnant women and new mothers in Kansas. They interviewed women in the months following the birth of their infant. T......

 2021-04-16 21:15 

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Paycheck Fairness Act passes in House, faces uphill battle in Senate...

House Democrats are celebrating the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill designed to close the gender wage gap....

 2021-04-16 21:14 

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Kansas Humane Society asks for help as gas bill tops $44,000...

WICHITA (KSNW) — The Kansas Humane Society says it is dealing with a money crisis after getting its natural gas bill. The bill is over $41,000 more than usual. Emily Hurst, KHS president and CEO, s......

 2021-04-16 20:31 

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Washburn volleyball competes in MIAA tournament this weekend...

TOPEKA (KSNT) The 2021 MIAA Spring Volleyball Tournament is this weekend and is hosted by Washburn University in Lee Arena. Eleven teams are competing in the single-elimination format begin......

 2021-04-16 20:30 

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[ Topeka ]

Isolated showers tonight, cooler weekend ahead...

What We're Tracking: Rain winds down Clouds hang around tomorrowCool, dry weekend Scattered rain showers will become more isolated through the evening and overnight hours but there could stil......

 2021-04-16 19:47 

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AP: Officials identify suspect in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified the suspect in a shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole of Indiana. Two law enforcement officials briefed on th......

 2021-04-16 19:36 

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Can my employer legally ask if I received the COVID-19 vaccine?...

The COVID-19 pandemic has, in the words of Greg Skordas, a lawyer in Salt Lake City, "created all kinds of special circumstances and special exceptions to the rules that we've always co......

 2021-04-16 19:33 

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US setting up $1.7B national network to track COVID-19 variants...

The U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose spread could trigger another pandemic wave, the Biden administration announced Fri......

 2021-04-16 19:29 

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Texas family loses land to US government for border wall...

A family that has been in Mission, Texas, for generations found out this week that their two-year-long dispute has ended with them losing more than six acres of land to the United States government......

 2021-04-16 19:25 

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KSDE partners with Shop Kansas Farms to bring farm-fresh foods to schools...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)— The Kansas State Department of Education has partnered with Shop Kansas Farms to bring farm-fresh foods to K-12 schools across the state. School districts can use an inte......

 2021-04-16 19:12 

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Raul Castro says will resign as head of Cuba's Communist Party, ending era of formal leadership by Castro brothers...

HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution. C......

 2021-04-16 18:25 

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Amber Shultz sworn in as Kansas' new Department of Labor secretary...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly swore in Amber Shultz as she is permanently taking over Friday as Secretary for the Kansas Department of Labor. The Kansas Senate confirmed her as the ......

 2021-04-16 17:35 

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[ Topeka ]

Dream Team: Olympic shot put hopeful coached by wife...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) Joe Kovacs is the reigning Olympic silver medalist in the shot put. He's also a favorite for another medal in Tokyo. From the weight room to the throwing circle ......

 2021-04-16 16:45 

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Honduran woman exits Utah church after 3 years in sanctuary...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After over three years living in a Salt Lake City church to avoid being deported, Honduran immigrant Vicky Chavez stepped outside Thursday with tears in her eyes as church con......

 2021-04-16 16:43 

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TEAM GRIT: Lawrence boy now in remission after 3-year cancer battle...

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) A Lawrence family is celebrating now that their son has reached a major milestone in his battle with cancer that lasted more than three years. The family of Grit Hende......

 2021-04-16 16:27 

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[ Topeka ]

US says Russia was given Trump campaign polling data in 2016...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department says Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian and Ukrainian political consultant, shared sensitive information from Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign with Ru......

 2021-04-16 16:15 

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Video: Chicago boy wasn't holding gun when shot by officer...

CHICAGO (AP) — Disturbing body camera video released after public outcry over the Chicago police shooting of a 13-year-old boy shows the youth appearing to drop a handgun and begin raising his hand......

 2021-04-16 15:52 

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Police identify 12-year-old shot and killed in Leavenworth...

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Leavenworth police say a 12-year-old boy who was shot to death outside a pharmacy was not the intended victim. Police say Brian Henderson Jr., of Kansas City, Missouri, was......

 2021-04-16 15:48 

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What Topeka police know about Thursday night's deadly shooting...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) Police are planning Friday to identify the minor killed in an east Topeka shooting Thursday night. A spokeswoman for the Topeka Police Department wouldn't say if t......

 2021-04-16 15:23 

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[ Topeka ]

Newsfeed Now: At least 9 people dead after shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility; Pfizer CEO says 3rd COVID-19 shot possible...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see ......

 2021-04-16 15:21 

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Mass shootings wracking US in 2021...

After a significant drop in mass shootings in the United States during a pandemic-hit 2020, this year has already seen several deadly cases....

 2021-04-16 14:41 

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[ Topeka ]

Torn Jackie Robinson painting symbolizes what he and others represented, NLBM says...

Robinson's story is well documented at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Unfortunately, a new painting of Robinson arrived torn, but the painting is symbiotic with Robinson's struggle....

 2021-04-16 14:26 

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Officer dislocates shoulder of woman with dementia after she 'forgets' to pay $14 for groceries: lawsuit...

A police officer who arrested a 73-year-old woman with dementia, pushing her to the ground and handcuffing her, after she walked away from a store without paying for about $14 worth of items last y......

 2021-04-16 14:14 

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LIVE: 8 dead in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility, shooter dead...

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says eight people died from injuries "consistent with gunshot wounds," and at least six others were hurt in a shooting on Indy's so......

 2021-04-16 13:49 

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Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be canceled...

The head of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday was again forced to assure the world that the postponed games will open in just over three months and not be canceled despite surging COVID-19 cases in Japa......

 2021-04-16 13:38 

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'Perfectly innocent': Police say 12-year-old boy killed in Leavenworth shooting was not intended target...

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A 25-year-old man and 17-year-old boy are charged with shooting and killing a 12-year-old Kansas City boy in Leavenworth Wednesday night. It happened just befor......

 2021-04-16 13:27 

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Cute Pets: Tank...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KTMJ) — Meet this week's Cute Pet: Tank! Tank belongs to Sheila of Topeka. She says Tank is very adventurous and always the center of attention.We want to feature your pet! Just......

 2021-04-16 13:14 

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Florida couple accused of starving, locking up 50-pound teen, siblings...

A Florida couple was arrested in what investigators are calling one of the "most appalling examples of child neglect" they've ever seen....

 2021-04-16 12:49 

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[ Topeka ]

Can police stop drivers over air fresheners?...

The mother of a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by Minnesota police this week says it all started when police pulled her son over for having air fresheners hanging from his rearview mirr......

 2021-04-16 12:41 

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[ Topeka ]

KDOL's unemployment process uses technology from the late 1970s...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — For months, the Kansas Department of Labor has been plagued with an unprecedented number of unemployment claims. KDOL has said that an outdated system is part of the rea......

 2021-04-16 12:31 

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Kansas woman living in Australia gets stuck in the USA for over a year...

OLATHE, Kan. (KSNW) — A Kansas woman who now calls Australia home is stuck in the Sunflower State. She's been trying to get back to the continent for more than 12 months. Katie Morris was bor......

 2021-04-16 12:09 

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Man 'freaked out' after finding snake in lettuce bought at supermarket...

Alex White thought he was watching a huge worm writhing in plastic-wrapped lettuce he'd just brought home from a Sydney supermarket — until a snake tongue flicked....

 2021-04-16 11:17 

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"Aggieville Showdown" bringing cattle show to the heart of Aggieville Saturday...

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) The first ever "Aggieville Showdown" is bringing the world of competitive cattle showing to the heart of Aggieville Saturday. The event will start at the ......

 2021-04-16 11:10 

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IMPD: 8 people dead, multiple victims shot at Indianapolis FedEx facility; shooter dead...

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said at least eight people died and several others were wounded during a mass shooting on the southwest side. IMPD confirmed jus......

 2021-04-16 08:08 

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[ Topeka ]

A rainy day ahead with below average temperatures across the region...

What We're Tracking: Widespread rain todayClouds hang around tomorrowCool, dry weekend Widespread rain today will keep temperatures stuck in the 40s through the day. Many areas will pick up between......

 2021-04-16 06:44 

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[ Topeka ]

Topeka Regal Theater to open May 7...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) Regal Theaters has announced a gradual reopening of theaters across the country, including locations in Topeka, Wichita and Lawrence, according to their website. The Reg......

 2021-04-16 03:36 

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Wait to play almost over for Ichabod Football...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) It's been over 500 days since Washburn has played another team. That will change on Saturday as the Ichabods hit the road at Colorado School of Mines. "Last ......

 2021-04-16 02:40 

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Country Stampede preparing for first festival since pandemic...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) Last year's Country Stampede was called off because of the coronavirus pandemic, but that's only given organizers more time to prepare for the major event th......

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