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Topeka (Shawnee, Kansas)

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  • Johnson County Landfill Expands Disposal Capacity

    Johnson County Landfill Expands Disposal Capacity
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment will hold a public hearing on Tuesday about the proposed expansion plan of the Johnson County landfill.  Deffenbaughs expansion plan would increase the landfills disposal capacity more than ten percent. ...
  • Storm Leaves Metro Blood Supply Dangerously Low

    Storm Leaves Metro Blood Supply Dangerously Low
    The Community Blood Center blood supply is alarmingly low because of the snowstorm. Eligible donors and new donors are asked to visit one of seven conveniently located Neighborhood Donation Centers in the area today and the rest of the week or log on to...
  • City Commission Considers Proposal to Expand Lawrence Municipal Airport

    City Commission Considers Proposal to Expand Lawrence Municipal Airport
    Officials with the Airport Advisory Board are trying to attract more pilots from other parts of the country to use the Lawrence Municipal Airport for flying and storing their planes. They're also trying to make it easier for local pilots to store...
  • The Sun Returns!

    The Sun Returns!
    Rather pretty out there today, and while many hate the snow (we get it),  some enjoy the snow and I’m sure a lot of photographers are out and about today getting some great pictures. Perhaps a few Christmas card photos of the kids for next year...
  • Great Bend man sentenced to life in prison for trafficking

    Great Bend man sentenced to life in prison for trafficking
    A leader of a drug trafficking group could spend the rest of his life in prison.  On Monday,  a federal judge sentenced Adan Molina, 30, Great Bend, to life in prison without parole.  He pleaded guilty in November to one count of conspiracy to...
  • State Library Releases List of 150 "Best" Kansas Books

    State Library Releases List of 150 "Best" Kansas Books
    Topeka: It appears that over the years, authors have been prolific in writing about Kansas or using Kansas as a setting for their books. Nearly 300 titles were submitted as potential candidates for the Sesquicentennial-celebrating list compiled by the...
  • Kansas officials look to stop new drugs.

    Kansas officials look to stop new drugs.
    They’re legal and growing in popularity: synthetically altered potpourri and bath salts. Police say people use to get high. Now a new effort has been introduced to stop their sale in Kansas. "I have never seen anything take a community like this......
  • Kansas horse enthusiasts rooting for casino plan

    Kansas horse enthusiasts rooting for casino plan
    MULVANE, Kan. (AP) - Horse enthusiasts across Kansas are looking forward to Peninsula Gaming's plans to open its new casino near Mulvane. It's not so much the slot machines and flashing lights that have equestrians giddy, but instead the notion of an...
  • Kansas emergency management officials on alert; armories may open

    Kansas emergency management officials on alert; armories may open
    Kansas is staffing its emergency operations center around the clock and preparing to open National Guard armories because of an approaching winter storm. Spokeswoman Sharon Watson says the Division of Emergency Management began 24-hour staffing of its...
  • State offices in Topeka, Shawnee County to close

    State offices in Topeka, Shawnee County to close
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - State offices in Topeka and Shawnee County will be closed Tuesday because of a winter storm. Gov. Sam Brownback said in a news release he made the decision after meeting with officials from weather and public safety agencies, including...
  • Panel to interview Kan. court applicants

    Two days of public interviews are scheduled for applicants for a seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals. The Supreme Court Nominating Commission has scheduled 20- to 30-minute interviews with each applicant Feb. 17-18 in Topeka. The commission will forward...
  • Snow Totals

    Snowfall totals are accumulating at FOX4 just as rapidly as they are outside. Here is the list so far: Lee Summit, MO: 10.0 in Parker, KS: 7.0 in Pleasanton, KS: 10.0 in Chillicothe, MO: 6.0 in Green Ridge, MO: 15 in Olathe, KS: 10.0 in...