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Gas prices fall slightly in Topeka

According to topekagasprices.com average retail prices in Topeka have dropped .6 cents in the past week, averaging $3.28 a gallon. …
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Lauryn Hill starts prison sentence for taxes

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade.…
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Nigeria: $1 billion infrastructure loan from China

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s finance minister says President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to China will finalize $1.1 billion in low-interest loans for much-needed infrastructure in Africa’s giant, from airports and roads to a hydropower plant. Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala…
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Turkey again closes Istanbul park

An Istanbul park that was at the center of weeks of anti-government demonstrations opened for a few hours Monday…
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SUV crashes into mattress store

At about 11:30 this morning a woman driving a white SUV crashed into Mattress City at 2911 S. Topeka Blvd. …