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Feisty & Feminine Workshop offered on interacting with Muslims

Dr. Dawlat Bishara, Dr. Safwat Bishara, and Former Kansas House Speaker Pro Tem Peggy Mast will join CWA State Director Barbara Saldivar in a frank panel discussion of how to engage authoritatively ...

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Former area church choir singer Kyla Jade could win ‘The Voice’

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UPDATE: Local singer Kyla Jade represented Team Blake Shelton during the live  episode of The Voice Monday night April 16. Kyla belted out the gospel classic “How Great Thou Art” and was immediately voted through to ...

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Pastor Fred Hollomon, former Chaplain of the Kansas State Senate, Remembered

Fred Hollomon, a Southern Baptist pastor who served as Senate chaplain in Topeka for over 33 years, died February 13, 2018 at his home in Lawrence after a long battle with Alzheimer’s ...

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Gracia Burnham hated herself more than her terrorist captors

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During her long captivity in the dense Philippine jungle, Kansan Gracia Burnham came to realize she hated herself. “The hardest thing for me was seeing myself for what I really was. When ...

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City of Topeka and Shawnee County declare war on human trafficking

The Shawnee County Commission, at their meeting on April 5, voted to approve a resolution “declaring war” on human trafficking. The City of Topeka’s governing body had voted 9-0 on April 3 ...

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Religious liberty in jeopardy in Kansas

The Kansas House of Representatives has rejected HB 2481, the Adoption Protection Act, by a vote of 58 to 64, thus jeopardizing religious liberty in the state of Kansas. The law would preserve ...

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Woman at center of landmark segregation case dies

The woman, who at age 10 stood at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education that ended school segregation laws, died Monday. Linda Brown Thompson was ...

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Big-name speakers highlight CWA Kansas State Conference

Penny Nance, CEO of Concerned Women for America in Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker at the Kansas State CWA Conference on March 15, but other well-known locally-based speakers were also on ...

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Hearings to be held on Adoption Protection Act

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Faith-based adoption agencies in Kansas have been helping children find their forever homes for more than 60 years. Today, their ability to help kids is threatened. In 2006, Catholic Charities was forced ...

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Man behind Chiefs mascot mask testifies at Prayer Breakfast

Before the Apostle Paul could write a substantial portion of the New Testament, God had to get his attention in a dramatic way on the road to Damascus. Dan Meers, the man who ...

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CWA of Kansas to Hold State Conference in Topeka

CWA of Kansas is part of Concerned Women for America.  CWA is the largest public policy women’s organization in the nation. The Kansas State CWA Conference will be held on March 15, ...

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American Pickers wants to make your junk famous

It won’t be just tornadoes crossing the Kansas countryside this spring; episodes of the hit series American Pickers will film across the Sunflower State during May with possible stops in the Kansas ...

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New Activities Added to EasterFest in North Topeka

The Great Football Toss, where kids & adults can throw small footballs at a target on the ground to win one of four bicycles, will be a new event at EasterFest in ...

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Kansas man pleads guilty to hate crime shootings

A Kansas man pleaded guilty in state court this week to killing an engineer from India a year ago in a rage of hate. The crime made national headlines as it was ...

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Fires, dust storms plague Kansas this week

Winds approaching hurricane force and dry conditions fueled dangerous fires yesterday with gusts of 70 miles per hour in western Kansas challenging firefighters. Wildfires continue to burn across several Kansas Counties Wednesday ...

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