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Vanessa Alonso


Topeka, KS, United States

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Past articles by Vanessa:

Local casino holds school supply drive

Prairie Band Casino & Resort's Cares for Kids program is putting on a school supply drive until midnight Monday. → Read More

Tobacco buying age could be going up in Topeka

The proposed ordinance, known as "Tobacco 21," would raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. → Read More

Law center named after well-known judge

The Kansas Bar Foundation is dedicating their center in downtown Topeka after the late Justice Robert L. Gernon. → Read More

Washburn Tech students create alternatives to holiday drinks

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) -- Students at one NE Kansas college got to learn you can still enjoy the holidays without adding the booze to it. AAA Kansas teamed up with Washburn Tech to host a holiday mocktails event. The tech center's culinary students gave "tasting" judges a non-alcoholic twist on popular holiday cocktails. → Read More

Inspirational singer comes to Topeka

A young Kentucky girl is overcoming the odds and she's in the capital city this weekend. → Read More

Dominique White supporters speak against Topeka police's accreditation

The Topeka Police Department is looking to receive it's seventh accreditation. But friends and family of Dominique White don't want police to received the accreditation. → Read More

Lecompton Christmas tree display is the biggest one in the Midwest

The annual Christmas tree display is up at the Territorial Capital Museum in Lecompton. → Read More

Former astronaut talks about the importance of STEM

Former NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison paid a visit to the Capital City to tell Kansans why STEM education is important for today's youth. → Read More

Topeka woman well known for her ‘Halloween House’

For the last 20 years, Marilyn Waggle and her family have been spooking up the neighborhood every fall for Halloween. → Read More

Washburn students give Topeka kids an early Halloween

Washburn University held its annual community "Trick or Treat Off the Street" Tuesday evening. → Read More

M&M'S mural guessing game going on now

From now until November 5, stop by Kansas Museum of History in Topeka and guess how many M&M'S are in the M&M'S Caramel Mural. → Read More

Envista employees giving back to the community

A local business is spending their week giving back to local organizations. → Read More

Envista employees giving back to the community

A local business is spending their week giving back to local organizations. → Read More

Topeka woman thanks community for quilt supplies

Arliss Douglass, a resident at Presbyterian Manor in Topeka tells us that the group received a lot of donations from the community and it keeps on coming. → Read More

Parents learning to become advocates for Kansas children

The annual Parent Leadership Conference being held this weekend at the Downtown Topeka Ramada Hotel. The event is put on by the Kansas Children's Service League. → Read More

Family of child with heart defects encourages community to do Heart Walk

Makalyn Aubert , 4, will be one of six local heart survivors being honored at the 2017 Topeka Heart Walk. → Read More

Topeka woman worried for loved ones in path of California wildfires

A local woman is asking the community to help those affected by the California wildfires. → Read More

Topeka Haunted Woods opens this weekend

We got a sneak peek of the new Topeka Haunted Woods which opens this weekend. → Read More

Online art auction to raise money for foundation

The "Everything Pumpkin" online art auction is going on now to raise money for the Easterseals Capper Foundation. → Read More

Local Red Cross still helping hurricane victims

The American Red Cross now has three recovery hubs and one of them is located right here in the capital city. → Read More