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Topeka Zoo Wins AGC Award for Camp Cowabunga

The Topeka Zoo and Mohan Construction have been awarded the Associated General Contractors of Kansas (AGC) State Building Award of Excellence for their work on the Camp Cowabunga exhibit. “We are honored that Camp Cowabunga will receive the Award of Excellence from both the AGC State Building Awards and the Kan-Struct Collaborative Awards,” said Steve …

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Different Drop-off for Post-holiday Tree Recycling Program

The Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center will be accepting used live Christmas trees again this year beginning as early as December 26 but the Zoo is asking that a different tree drop off location be used. It is as easy as dropping the tree off at our new location just east of the horseshoe court …

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Topeka Zoo Holiday Lights Recycling Drive

The Topeka Zoo wants your old worn out and broken Holiday Lights. Tired of trying to figure out which one of those little bulbs is causing that strand of lights to stay dark? Join the Topeka Zoo’s Holiday Lights Recycling Drive! The holiday lights recycling drive is designed to prevent thousands of pounds of unused, …

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Topeka Fire Department Welcomes New Accelerant Detection Canine Benny

The Topeka Fire Department is pleased to announce the addition of our new Alcohol Tobacco and Fire Arms (ATF) Accelerant Detection Canine Benny. Benny will take the place of Webster, who died in March of this year. The Topeka Fire Department would like to invite our media partners to come meet Benny and see a …

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City of Topeka Potential Victim of a Cyber-Attack

12/13 Update If you are concerned about the exposure of your credit or debit card information, please access www.IC3.gov to file a complaint. The Internet Crime Complaint Center or IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints. In order to file a complaint on IC3, you will need personal information, including your address, telephone, and email. You …

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