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Christmas ‘Mystery’ revealed in ballet

This year marks the 21st season of The Mystery of Christmas (MOC). This original version of the Christmas classic, The Nutcracker, debuted in Kansas City and is continuing its hi-tech, family-friendly production ...

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3 organizations serving women share ‘wish list’ for Christmas

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Looking to have a local impact with your giving this Christmas? Consider the great organizations that work in the pro-life area. Over the next two weeks, Metro Voice will publish the needs ...

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Gas prices plunge thanks to historic US exports

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Gas prices across the region are plunging and that’s like a Christmas bell ringing in the ears of drivers. Gas in the local area is now under $1.90 at many stations. At ...

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C5Alive Christmas Luncheon to celebrate with music, games

The monthly C5Alive “POWER Luncheon” will be a Christmas Celebration held at Fairlawn Plaza Mall, on Dec. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Christmas music, games, photos and fun will be ...

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Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference praised as important and informative

The annual Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference took place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas, in October. The event featured more than 20 speakers and panel participants over the course of ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS: Miles to go for KU

When the University of Kansas hired Les Miles to be their next football coach, they knew exactly what they were getting. Athletic Director Jeff Long and Miles have known each other for ...

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Two area schools on lockdown during manhunt

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Overland Park police say they have captured one of two suspects after a police chase that started in Missouri. The search for the individuals forced the lock downs at two Shawnee Mission ...

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“A Big Band Christmas” comes to the Jayhawk Theatre

Several downtown Topeka businesses have partnered to bring “A Big Band Christmas” to the historic Jayhawk Theatre, 720 SW Jackson St., on Saturday, December 8, beginning at 7:00 pm. Topeka Swing Dance ...

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Missouri medical marijuana law goes into effect

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Missouri will now join over 30 other states that have legalized medical marijuana. Physicians will be able to prescribe medical marijuana for approved diseases and conditions. Authorized patients will be able to ...

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How can the church use the visual arts to glorify the Lord?

As Christians we sometimes have relegated the visual arts to the very fringe of life. We often dismiss our own creativity as impractical to the work of evangelism. But is this what ...

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KC Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ will leave you speechless

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Christmas is gifts, snow, imagination, music and magic for kids. A Christmas tradition that incorporates all these is the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker. The opening night for The Nutcracker in Kansas ...

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Auburn community celebrating Christmas early

Christmas will be celebrated early in Auburn on Saturday, December 8, beginning with the annual Christ-mas Cookie Sale at the Auburn Community Library.  From 9 a.m. to noon, you can purchase a ...

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Three fun activities for your weekend

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There are several great activities for families this weekend. The weather is great, you’ve got your shopping done, right? And you’re looking for a break now that the snow is melted. Check ...

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Dockum Drugstore sit-in civil rights exhibit comes to area

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An exhibit featuring the story of the 1958 Dockum Drugstore sit-in in Wichita, Kansas, will be on display at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Main Library through December 14. The Dockum ...

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Rare area photos from 1850s in library display

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The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library has put on display rare 1850s daguerreotype photos from its special collections that have been restored by a professional photograph conservator. The image of Abelard Guthrie, ...

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