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Christmas comes early for urban families today

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Today 260 driver volunteers are delivering thousands of wrapped Christmas gifts to more than 540 Kansas City area families. The families previously selected the gifts at City Union Mission’s Christmas Store, part ...

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6 easy ways to be generous with less

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This year has been one full of packing and unpacking. I’ve been travelling for work and I’ve been travelling for pleasure. Most of the time I’ve been living out a suitcase. Everything ...

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Young hero saves lives in gun battle

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During a gun battle in an urban Kansas City grocery store parking lot, he used his body to shield children as bullets flew. While violence may be common in Kansas City, this ...

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Video shows tsunami hitting Indonesian concert

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It struck without warning, wiping away a stage set up on the beach and vacationers who had gathered for a rock concert on the grounds of a posh hotel. An Indonesian disaster ...

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Shampoo, toothpaste causing early puberty in girls

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Many parents already worry about the chemicals in the personal care products that their kids use but now a new study takes that fear to the next level: the exposure starts even ...

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Outgoing Gov. Kasich flip flops on transgender order he created

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A conservative group is accusing Ohio Gov. John Kasich of trying to “score political points on the way out the door” by issuing an executive action this week to ban gender identity ...

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How Kansas City Changed the FBI

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There was a time when the FBI strictly investigated and helped transfer federal prisoners across neighboring jurisdictions. Contrary to Hollywood images, the presence of Eliot Ness with submachine gun under one arm, ...

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Missouri has most seismic activities east of Rocky Mountains

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Southeast Missouri’s Bootheel region is home to the most active seismic area in the country east of the Rocky Mountains according to the state Department of Natural Resources. Emergency management agency officials ...

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KDHE opens new Office of Vital Statistics in Topeka

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has opened its new Office of Vital Statistics (OVS) to the public in the Curtis State Office Building in Topeka. The new office, around ...

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George H W Bush secretly sponsored overseas child

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Not long after former President George H.W. Bush’s death in late November, it was revealed he sponsored a little Filipino boy through the Christian charity Compassion International. In the correspondences, the 41st ...

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Former child soldier, trained to kill Christians, finds Jesus

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A man who was trained as a child soldier to attack Christians shared what led him to the Bible and Jesus, despite threats to his life. Christian broadcaster SAT-7, which is a supporting ...

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New US policy: asylum-seeking people must wait in Mexico; 50,000 trying to cross border monthly

People heading to the southwest border to seek asylum in the United States will have to wait in Mexico until their claims are processed, under an agreement between the two countries announced ...

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Trump stands ground; House approves spending bill with $5.7B for border wall

The Republican-led House has approved funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall in legislation that pushes the government closer to the possibility of a partial government shutdown. The House voted 217-185, largely along ...

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Rachel Maddow attacks Christian college education

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The president of Liberty University is defending the school after an MSNBC host Rachel Maddow attacks it and one of its graduates, saying the Christian university is not an “actual higher education” ...

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KCI’s 50 year-old design struggles with weight of holiday travelers

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Long lines abound at Kansas City’s International Airport this week as travelers battle increased traffic and a TSA security process that struggles with the airports 50-year-old design. The airport, designed in the ...

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