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Topeka is the capital of Kansas.

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  1. In the past 12 years, Blind Tiger Brewery and Restaurant in Topeka, has won 15 gold, silver or bronze medals at the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup, as known as the Olympics of Beer.
  2. Topeka has been the capital of Kansas since the state entered the Union in 1861.
  3. The iconic mascot of MAD Magazine,Alfred E. Neuman with his "What, me worry?" grin, originated in Topeka.
  4. Charles Curtis, the only Native American to ever serve as vice president of the United States, was born in Topeka.
  5. In April 1, 2010, for April Fools Day, Google renamed itself Topeka.

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