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Grace in the New Year

As 2020 begins, let me offer up something for all — show more grace. I can offer grace and hope you can do the same. Remember too that you don’t know what ...

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Get ready for taxes: Important things to know about refunds

  As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service cautions taxpayers not to rely on receiving their refunds by a certain date, especially when making major purchases or paying bills. Some ...

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Rally and March for Life draw hundreds to Kansas Capitol as constitutional amendment is endorsed

March for Life

Cold and rainy weather didn’t stop hundreds of pro-life advocates from gathering Wednesday, January 22nd, at the Kansas Statehouse for the March for Life to mark the 47th anniversary of the U.S. ...

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How a career helping others can make you happier

caregiver career

There’s no doubt about it — what you do each day for work or career can make a huge impact on your overall well-being. According to a Society for Human Resource Management ...

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Area churches to host Tim Tebow ‘Night to Shine’ Prom for people with special needs

night to shine

Several churches in Kansas and Missouri will serve as part of over 700 churches around the world already registered to host Night to Shine 2020, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. This ...

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Super Bowl-bound KC Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes says faith fuels his success: ‘God Is amazing’

Patrick Mahomes

The Kansas City Chiefs are heading to the Super Bowl after winning the AFC Championship Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, 35-24. Patrick Mahomes scoring a touchdown on a dazzling 27-yard run was a ...

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Pro-life supporters and abortion opponents have reason to be optimistic

pro-life

As thousands of pro-life demonstrators fill the streets of downtown Washington on January 24 for the annual March for Life, optimism and uncertainty will both be present in abundance. Forty-seven years after ...

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10 food trends to look for in 2020

food trends

Get ready to say “yes, way” to zero-proof aperitifs, see West African cuisine rise to prominence and say goodbye to tired and staid kids’ menus. Whole Foods Market just released its list ...

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‘Bleeding Kansas’ Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2020 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 26. The programs are held at ...

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Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt after winning AFC Championship: ‘I want to thank the Lord’

Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt, after his Chiefs defeated the Tennessee Titans for the AFC Championship and earned a trip to the Super Bowl, said he wanted to “thank the ...

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Trump’s Approval Index reaches 51% the day after Pelosi signs Impeachment Articles

Trump's approval index

On Thursday – the day after Democrats delivered impeachment articles to the Senate – Donald Trump’s Presidential Approval Index rating hit 51% for the first time in nine months, Rasmussen Reports’ Daily ...

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Keith the Critic reviews movies for you!

Are there any movies you missed in the past year? Maybe now is a good time to catch up. Keith the Critic gives his reviews, as only he can, on some recent ...

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The offer of a new life to begin a new year

new life

The new year is an opportunity for a new start.  I once heard about a leader that regularly took a block of time in December to engage in planning and goal setting ...

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Coping with caregiver anger

There are countless emotions involved in caring for an aging loved one, but difficult feelings like anger, frustration and resentment are a few that family caregivers often struggle with. Each person experiences ...

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Annual Rally and March for Life is Jan. 22 in Topeka

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 22. The day will be full of events including educational workshops for teens and adults, an ...

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Dave Says: Should you have renter’s insurance?

margin kc

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house mortgage first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Dear Dave, We just helped ...

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The Chiefs scored so much on Sunday that the stadium ran out of touchdown fireworks

Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs have an offense that’s capable of scoring 50-plus points, but even the pyrotechnics crew at Arrowhead Stadium wasn’t quite prepared for the scoring onslaught that unfolded during Sunday’s ...

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The 401(k) / IRA IQ Quiz: How safe is your retirement?

retirement

While we all love the season of giving, there is one place that many are likely giving far more than they should: the Internal Revenue Service. As we’ve pointed out in our ...

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Sharknado! A Kansas find reveals a 17-foot, long-extinct shark species

shark

Kansas was once home to a shark species. A whopper. Paleontologist Mike Everhart had found a rib from a plesiosaur — an ancient ocean reptile — on the Ringneck Ranch in north-central Kansas ...

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A new series to begin at Topeka Performing Arts Center

Topeka Performing Arts Center

The Topeka Performing Arts Center has announced Local Live! – a new event showcasing local bands and musicians. The inaugural event will take place Saturday, January 18th at 8pm featuring Topeka’s own ...

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8 New Year’s Resolutions for Christians

2020 resolutions

New Year’s resolutions can seem, overall, pretty silly. No one ever sticks to them, no matter what plan or goal they set for themselves. Those 100 new members at your gym the ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – ‘Tis the season

Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bienemy

As I sit and write this, I’m reminded that today is officially “Black Monday.”  No, it’s not the day that we do our after Christmas or New Year’s shopping. It’s the day ...

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Dave Says: The partnership, not the family, is the problem

margin kc

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house mortgage first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Dear Dave, My two brothers-in-law ...

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TRM Ministries announces new program for community

TRM Ministries

A new ongoing campaign has been announced by Barry Feaker and the staff at TRM Ministries. Here is the announcement and details on how the program will work:   We are pleased ...

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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins credits faith for overcoming criticism in upset win over Saints

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins made two great passes on Sunday to knock the New Orleans Saints out of the playoffs, and perhaps threw a monkey off his back at the same time. ...

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