Most talked about Topeka Capital-Journal stories

jobs.cjonline.com — Jobs, Topeka Jobs, Find Jobs Topeka KS, Search Jobs Topeka KS, Jobs in Topeka KS, Topeka KS Employment, Topeka Job Listings
Dec 21, 2014

Sunday is a good day to touch up your resume. Then take it to our jobs website, where you'll find latest openings jobs.cjonline.com

45 take part in protest against police violence near Kansas Statehouse

cjonline.com — Latanya Skillern says that as people in other states held protests against police violence, she thought, "We need to have one here for Kansas."The Manhattan woman made that a reality Saturday, carrying a sign that said "Black Lives Matter" as she led about 45 people on a march through part of downtown Topeka, beginning and ending just south of the Kansas Statehouse."No justice, no peace, no racist police," marchers chanted as they walked along S.W.
Dec 20, 2014

Topeka 2day became the latest site of a protest against general police violence, with 45 people taking part. Details: cjon.co/1xz7ptb

Driver killed in early-morning accident at interchange of N.W. US-24, US-75

cjonline.com — The driver was killed in a single-vehicle traffic accident early Saturday at the interchange connecting N.W. US-24 and US-75 highways, said Topeka police Sgt. Jerry Monasmith.He said police were called at 1:21 a.m.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @timhrenchir: Driver killed in early-morning traffic crash at interchange of N.W. US-24 and US-75 highways in #Topeka. cjon.co/1x710pw

Dec 20, 2014

Driver killed in early-morning traffic crash at interchange of N.W. US-24 and US-75 highways in #Topeka. cjon.co/1x710pw

Authorities seek help finding missing, diabetic Quenemo woman who hasn't taken medication

cjonline.com — Osage County Sheriff's officials are asking the public for help finding a diabetic Quenemo woman they say was last seen in her yard feeding her animals about 5 p.m. Friday.The sheriff's office said in a news release Saturday that it was called about 11:30 p.m. Friday to 46-year-old Judy Lamberd's home at 308 S.
Dec 20, 2014

Authorities seek help finding missing Quenemo woman who is diabetic and hasn't been taking her medication. cjon.co/1w9d9Dj

- Company Jobs & Employment Opportunities

Bedbugs found on 2 more floors of Docking building

cjonline.com — Bedbugs have been found on two additional floors of the Docking State Office Building, following the discovery of the pests on the third floor.Department of Administration spokesman John Milburn said the bugs had been found on other floors, but he was unable to say which ones.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @regina_marie_s Bedbugs taking over the state Docking Building, one floor at a time: cjon.co/1zdcSq7

Dec 19, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: Bedbugs found on 2 more floors of Docking building: Bedbugs have been found on two additional flo... tinyurl.com/oag7fux

Dec 19, 2014

Bedbugs taking over the state Docking Building, one floor at a time: cjon.co/1zdcSq7

jobs.cjonline.com

topeka-jobs.cjonline.com — In an effort to enhance your job seeking experience, we've upgraded our technology. We hope you find our new site comprehensive and easy to navigate while making your next career move!
Dec 19, 2014

RT @TCJShermanSmith: DYK you can log into our jobs website with Facebook or LinkedIn, save a resume and save openings you're interested in cjon.co/1w6PSlr

Dec 19, 2014

DYK you can log into our jobs website with Facebook or LinkedIn, save a resume and save openings you're interested in cjon.co/1w6PSlr

Judge: teen defendant to be tried as juvenile in Topeka West conspiracy case

cjonline.com — Brendan Steven Moore, an 18-year-old who is charged with plotting to shoot four adults at Topeka West High School, will be tried as a juvenile, a Shawnee County District Court Judge ruled Friday.At the time Moore was arrested in January, he was 17, which in Kansas makes him a juvenile; he had his 18th birthday in May.Following a nearly five-hour hearing in juvenile court, District Court Judge Joseph Johnson, who handles juvenile criminal law cases, denied a prosecution motion to try Moore in adult court.
Dec 19, 2014

The teenager who is charged with a plot to kill four people at his school "idolized" the Columbine killers: cjon.co/1r8H0A0

Dec 19, 2014

Psychologist: Teen who plotted Topeka West shooting had a “well thought-out plan," "idolized the Columbine shooters": cjon.co/1r8H0A0

State to audit proposed bond issuance to finance city's Heartland Park purchase

cjonline.com — The state of Kansas will conduct an audit to look into whether the issuance of STAR bonds to finance the city of Topeka's purchase of Heartland Park Topeka meets state requirements, legislative post auditor Scott Frank said Friday.Frank said the Kansas Legislative Post-Audit Committee in a voice vote Thursday approved a request from Sen.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: State to audit proposed bond issuance to finance city's Heartland Park purchase: The state of Kan... tinyurl.com/kjbyz9o

Dec 19, 2014

State of Kansas 2 audit proposed re-issuance of STAR bonds 2 finance @cityoftopeka's Heartland Park Topeka purchase. cjon.co/1Am41kM

Brownback will not extend KPERS cut in budget proposal

cjonline.com — Gov. Sam Brownback will not propose continuing cuts to state worker retirement plans in his budget plan for the next two years, a top administration official told lawmakers Friday.Shawn Sullivan, the state budget director, said the employer contribution cut made to the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS) in response to a massive revenue shortfall during the current fiscal year will not be part of the Republican governor's budget proposal for the next fiscal year, which begins in July.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @jshormanCJ: Very quick first report on KPERS cjon.co/13JbK0m Meeting ongoing, expect updates #ksleg

Dec 19, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: Brownback will not extend KPERS cut in budget proposal: Gov. Sam Brownback will not propose conti... tinyurl.com/nn4dwu9

Kansas monthly jobs report gives mixed signals

cjonline.com — Kansas gained jobs year-over-year but lost some of them between October and November.The state showed a gain of 7,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs compared to November 2013, but lost 4,100 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs compared to October. Seasonal adjusting attempts to smooth out the natural variations in employment throughout the year.
Dec 19, 2014

Updated post on today's economic numbers: Kansas monthly jobs report gives mixed signals cjon.co/1z3Ioli

Dec. 2 test confirmed Docking had bedbug, emails show

cjonline.com — The Kansas Department of Revenue received notification at the beginning of the month a bedbug had been found in the Docking State Office Building, records show, as the state confirmed Friday bedbugs have now been found on at least three floors.Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said the insect had been dead for some time, however, which is why no action was taken.A Kansas State University insect diagnostician said in an email on Dec.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @jshormanCJ New Info: Emails show KDOR told on December 3 bedbug had been found in Docking cjon.co/1wVho9f #ksleg #ksgov

Council committee to take up process for vetting grant funding

cjonline.com — The Topeka City Council's economic and community development committee plans Friday to discuss potential tweaks to the city's process for vetting applications for grant funding that nonprofit agencies submit to the city. Committee members Michelle De La Isla, Karen Hiller and Nathan Schmidt will meet at 3 p.m.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @meganhartMC: RT @cjonline: Latest News: Council committee to take up process for vetting grant funding: cjon.co/1wIPka9

Dec 18, 2014

RT @cjonline: Latest News: Council committee to take up process for vetting grant funding: cjon.co/1wIPka9

Washington Post editorial: International climate agreement not enough

cjonline.com — Ever since negotiators failed to agree on a climate accord in Copenhagen five years ago, diplomats have been trying for a big, international do-over. Talks in Lima, Peru, this month put this effort on track to conclude an agreement in Paris next year.
Dec 19, 2014

Read this column on the international climate change agreement, take our poll: cjon.co/1xvw0Px

Kansas Board of Regents won't seek performance-based funding

cjonline.com — The Kansas Board of Regents says it won't recommend a proposed funding mechanism that would tie college budgets to specific performance-based benchmarks.Instead, the board said it would recommend the Legislature delay considering any kind of performance-based budgeting model until the state's financial condition turns around.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: Kansas Board of Regents won't seek performance-based funding: The Kansas Board of Regents says it... tinyurl.com/lxyopn8

Shawnee Co. Solid Waste sets holiday pickup schedule

cjonline.com — Officials with the Shawnee County Solid Waste Department have announced next week's amended Christmas holiday pickup schedule.Customers with regular Monday and Tuesday pickups will be serviced on Monday, Dec. 22. Customers with regular Wednesday and Thursday pickups will be serviced on Tuesday, while Friday customers will be serviced on Wednesday.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: Shawnee Co. Solid Waste sets holiday pickup schedule: Officials with the Shawnee County Solid Was... tinyurl.com/q67cwor

Futures File: End of Cuba embargo pushes up wheat prices

cjonline.com — Here is this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up: Ruble turns to rubbleRussia's currency, the ruble, collapsed in value this week, falling to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar.Over the last six months, the currency has lost more than half its value as Russia's economy slides into recession under the weight of international sanctions stemming from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Dec 19, 2014

Futures File: End of Cuba embargo pushes up wheat prices cjon.co/13lM4WD

Salina health center suing city over building dispute

cjonline.com — SALINA - Salina Regional Health Center is suing the city of Salina after a city commission denied the hospital a permit to demolish a former medical campus.The hospital filed the lawsuit Wednesday, saying the Salina City Commission violated its property rights by voting in November to refuse to allow it to demolish the former St.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: Salina health center suing city over building dispute: SALINA — Salina Regional Health Center is ... tinyurl.com/ljs8sl9

K-State tries to lighten burden on Thomas Gipson

cjonline.com — MANHATTAN - Early last season, the Kansas State coaching staff challenged Thomas Gipson to be a team leader. Gipson accepted the role, putting the team on his broad shoulders and leading through words and actions.The responsibility grew this season for the Wildcat senior, and it may be weighing him down.