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The Pilgrims and the truth about good immigration

In 1620, the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock. That’s it for most people. There’s no more story to it nor is there anything added outside of Squanto saved them and the first ...

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Dave Says – Helping is often more than just giving

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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.   Helping is often more than ...

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Study says art makes you mentally healthier, even if you’re not good at it

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Not all of us are artists. But all of us can paint, sculpt, draw, sketch, and do some forms of art, on varying levels. Some of us are just naturally more gifted ...

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What is the ‘mission’ in Rescue Mission? How do we care for our less fortunate neighbors?

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If you live in, or anywhere near, Topeka you have probably heard about the financial struggles of the Topeka Rescue Mission over the last few months. TRM announced Aug. 5 it might ...

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Do you need help with your IRS problem?

The first IRS problem would be if you have not filed tax returns for several years.  After 3 years, the taxpayer will not get his refund if one is due him. The ...

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Screaming cat lady is from Kansas

You’ve seen the memes of the screaming cat lady. You laughed at a couple and possibly rolled your eyes at a few. What you may not know is the woman screaming at ...

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Topeka area drop-off sites to open for Operation Christmas Child project

This month, local families can make a global impact as multiple sites in Topeka and surrounding towns will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation ...

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A split in the pro-life movement

A split in the pro-life movement was evident during a recent joint Kansas House and Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee hearing. The legislative committee focused on a Kansas Supreme court decision, ...

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Explaining the ABCs of self-protection

It seems the most powerful move you make in self-protection comes before you find yourself in a dangerous situation. “We teach what we call the ‘ABCs’ of self-protection,” says Patrick Overbey, owner ...

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Visit Historic Lecompton to see largest Christmas trees and ornaments display in the Midwest

Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton. In the Territorial Capital Museum, visitors can see an indoor display of over 170 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme décor ...

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C5 POWER Luncheon to be held at National Guard Museum

The November C5 POWER Luncheon will be held November 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the National Guard Museum at Forbes Field. The event is open to the public, and the ...

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B&B Theatres announces November 7 Grand Opening of Topeka Wheatfield 9

B&B Theatres has announced the Grand Opening of the Topeka Wheatfield 9, a state-of-the-art theater complex at 2829 SW Fairlawn Road in Topeka.  The company has been conducting training nights and will ...

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Does the Left truly hate America?

Does the Left truly hate America? It was a tale of two flags, a tale of two anthems:  Earlier in the year, Nike announced that they would be selling a Betsy Ross Flag ...

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Kansas voters just shifted some political clout to college towns

Kansas will now have a streamlined census that counts people only where they’re living after Kansas voters decided Tuesday to end the practice of adjusting the numbers before state legislative districts are ...

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Easy ways to make yours a healthy home

Maintaining a healthy home is a goal most Americans share, but not all are confident they’re doing the best job they can to protect their home’s health. According to a survey conducted by ...

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6 Steps to prepare for the Medicare Open Enrollment Period

There are certain events where it’s necessary to be prepared in advance. The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period is one of these instances. It runs from October 15 through December 7 each ...

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Lecrae, Natalie Grant, others join Kirk Franklin in boycott of TBN, Dove Awards

Rapper Lecrae, Marvin Sapp, contemporary Christian artist Natalie Grant and an avalanche of gospel and secular artists are voicing their support for Kirk Franklin’s boycott of TBN, the Dove Awards, and the ...

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Over 30 churches attacked, clergy and members killed in rising unrest in Ethiopia

During the past two years since a young prime minister has taken over as the new leader of Ethiopia, more than 30 churches have been attacked with more than half of the ...

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You can’t keep your kids from screen addiction if you don’t do this one thing first.

None of the cell phone, internet, or TV rules you set to help your children avoid screen addiction will do any good, if you don’t do this one thing first. I’ll admit ...

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Beneficiary mistakes can cost a fortune

Beneficiary designations are important in determining where certain assets of an estate will end up. Many think that a will or trust is what determines where everything goes. This is not necessarily ...

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NFL player’s ‘Man of God’ headband sales surge, and he’s donating all of it

Last month, the National Football League wanted to send the “Man of God” headband worn by New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis to the sidelines. Not only did the league fail in its attempt ...

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Soul Train award winner Nicole Henry releases her holiday single ‘Angels We Have Heard On High’

Jazz/soul vocalist Nicole Henry will release her first-ever holiday single, Angels We Have Heard on High on Friday, November 8, 2019. Described as appropriately reverent and always uplifting, this track aims to ...

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Great Overland Station to hold Afternoons of Praise & Thanksgiving, Veterans Ceremony, Harvey House Luncheon

Great Overland Station in Topeka will hold Afternoons of Praise and Thanksgiving called “To God Be the Glory” on November 3, 17 & 24 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The public is ...

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Newsboys United coming to TPAC Nov. 1

The Newsboys United will perform at the Topeka Performing Arts Center in Topeka on Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased in person at ...

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Skillet frontman John Cooper willing to defend Christ ‘if it costs me my career’

Skillet frontman John Cooper says he was trying to protect the “little ones of the faith” in a now-viral Facebook post and that he was willing to put his career on the ...

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