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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoes transgender sports ban, parental bill of rights

transgender

Governor Laura Kelly continues to come under heat after she vetoed multiple bills last week, including the “Parents’ Bill of Rights” and a transgender sports ban, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act. The Fairness ...

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Hundreds gather at Disney Studios to protest company’s woke agenda

Disney parental copyright

More than 500 people gathered in front of Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif., this week to speak out against the company’s woke agenda. Organized by Sean Feucht and his Hold the Line team, ...

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7th Annual EasterFest returns to North Kansas Avenue and Garfield Park

EasterFest

Topeka EasterFest – The Topeka Easter Parade and Fun Fair – is back for 2022! The annual event began in Gage Park in 2014, then moved to Garfield Park in North Topeka ...

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Movie version of “The Case for Heaven” scheduled for release in this week

Case for Heaven

Death has touched many lives in the past two years and forced people to think about eternity. Lee Strobel, a Christian artist and journalist, addressed the topic in his book “The Case ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Final Four

Final Four

And just like that, there were four. Yes, the Kansas Jayhawks made a return trip to the Final Four this year, the only #1 seed to do so.  They face Villanova. Here ...

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Anheuser Busch heiress announces campaign for Democratic Senate nomination

Busch Valentine

A candidate with a familiar name has announced that she is running for the Democratic nomination to the U.S. Senate from Missouri. St. Louis beer heiress Trudy Busch Valentine joined the heated ...

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Wife of author Randy Alcorn loses battle with cancer

Randy Alcorn

Nanci Alcorn, the wife of Christian author Randy Alcorn, has died. “Nanci is with Jesus,” Alcorn wrote of his wife Nanci, who died of colon cancer. “So happy for her. Sad for ...

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Portrayal of Tammy Faye Bakker wins Oscar for best actress

Tammy Faye

The late Tammy Faye Bakker, who spent her final days in Kansas City, is back in the news. Jessica Chastain won the best actress Oscar on Sunday night for her portrayal of ...

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Candidates expect 2022 to be Year of the Republican Women

Republican Women

This fall’s elections may be a repeat of the Year of the Republican Woman. Thirty-two Republican women won election to Congress in 2020, surpassing the record of 30 Republican women set in ...

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Susan B. Anthony List prepared to defeat politicians who favor abortion in midterms

abortion

A pro-life leader expects abortion to be a critical issue in November’s midterm elections. “The context is historic,” President Marjorie Dannenfelser of Susan B. Anthony List says. The election falls in the ...

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Conservative Southern Baptists nominate leaders to battle wokeness in denomination

Southern Baptists

A group of Southern Baptists are nominating conservative leaders to address concerns about a growing woke culture in the denomination. They support Pastor Tom Ascol, president of Founders Ministries and the Institute ...

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FCA supports Ukrainian members stranded in Kansas City after war broke out

Ukrainian

Thirty Ukrainian members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes are stranded in Kansas City after their country was invaded while they attended an FCA conference in San Antonio last month. The organization ...

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Christian teacher in Kansas sues school district over suspension for pronoun use

teacher

A middle school teacher in Fort Riley, Kan., pursuing the lawsuit against her school district after being suspended for refusing to use a trans-identified student’s preferred name and pronouns because doing so ...

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Tech giants among companies on Dirty Dozen sexual exploitation list

Sexual exploitation

Sexual exploitation through the use of the Internet remains a big problem in the wake of the pandemic. Several large tech companies – including Google, Facebook and Netflix – are included on ...

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Missouri Senate passes redistricting plan likely to maintain 6-2 Republican advantage

redistricting

After months of contentious debate, the Missouri Senate on Thursday approved a map for redistricting the state’s eight congressional districts. If the House passes the bill, it will go to Gov. Mike ...

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Missouri couple helps 30 orphan children escape Ukraine

Ukraine

A Springfield couple, who adopted a daughter from Ukraine eight years ago, have helped 30 children escape from the war-torn nation. The Farrells purchased a bus for an orphanage that they partner ...

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Hillsong Church founder resigns in wake of sexual allegations

Hillsong Church

The embattled founder of Hillsong Church has resigned following revelations that two women made serious complaints of misconduct against him in the past decade “We would like to advise you that Pastor Brian Houston ...

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Doorstep celebrates 55 years with Matching Challenge

Doorstep

On June 8, 1966, a tornado roared through Topeka, killing 17 people and injuring hundreds. The cost of property damage was $100 million. One of the agencies helping people in need during ...

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‘MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises’ will open at Union Station in May

The Great Jaguar Rises

The record-breaking Auschwitz exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station is closing this month. Station officials announced this week that the next major exhibition, MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises, will open on May ...

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Contrary to social media attacks, megachurches reaching out to help Ukraine

megachurches

U.S. megachurches are providing funds and supplies to help Ukrainians, despite liberal attacks on social media, according to “The Christian Post.” PolitiFact took aim at widely shared posts on Facebook and Twitter that combine ...

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Christian NBA player donating salary to build hospital in his native country

NBA

At a time when professional sports owners and players fight over millions of dollars, one NBA player is focused on helping others. Bismack Biyombo is pledging to donate his entire $1.3 million ...

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Proposed Missouri legislation would ban business with Russia due to invasion

invasion

The Missouri House is considering legislation in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Majority Floor Leader Dean Plocher is sponsoring the “Missouri Stands with Ukraine” initiative (HB 2913), which would forbid ...

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“Christianity Today” editor who criticized Trump sexually harassed coworkers, magazine says

editor

The former editor of “Christianity Today” once criticized the character of former President Donald Trump. Now the magazine said it failed to hold Mark Galli and former advertising director Olatokunbo Olawoye accountable ...

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Liberal pundit accuses Sen. Josh Hawley of trying to get Supreme Court nominee killed

hawley health obama

A liberal journalist has accused Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of trying to get President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee killed. Elie Mystal, correspondent for “The Nation” and a Demand Justice board ...

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Clarence Thomas decries impact of cancel culture on college campuses

Clarence Thomas

Cancel culture is taking a heavy toll on college campuses, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said in a speech last week. “If you can’t do it on a university campus, where ...

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