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Parler back in business after securing new web hosting service

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Parler has found a new hosting service after Amazon Web Services booted the social media website off their servers. “Now seems like the right time to remind you all — both lovers ...

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Martin Luther King visited Kansas City area numerous times

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose birthday is celebrated as a national holiday on Monday, made at least six visits to the Kansas City area. The Jackson County Historical Society looked back ...

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Senate has no authority to try Trump after he leaves office: Sen. Tom Cotton

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Although the House of Representatives impeached President Trump last week, the Senate has no constitutional authority to hold a trial after he leaves office, Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas said. “The ...

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Lockdowns causing drug addictions and deaths to skyrocket

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The lockdowns imposed by governments in many parts of the country are taking a toll on recovering addicts and even creating more addictions. Many are struggling even more now because of boredom, ...

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Christian leaders speak on QAnon movement

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The dysfunctional political environment has spawned movements on both the left and right. On the left was the belief President Donald Trump was a Russian agent, so powerful in the Democratic Party ...

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Meteor showers and planets will make 2021 spectacular

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Ready for some spectacular sky shows? Here’s a list of some of the major celestial events you can expect overhead this yea. This  year you can enjoy an awe-inspiring meteor shower, a ...

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Moderate Democrat Joe Manchin calls Trump impeachment “ill-advised”

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With Congress divided evenly between the two parties, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia has become one of the most powerful people in Washington. He recently told news outlets that the ...

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Merkel, world leaders defend President Trump over Big Tech bans

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Leaders around the world are criticizing big tech companies for banning President Donald Trump from their social media platforms. The president has currently been banned from Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, Reddit, and Instagram while ...

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46 villagers killed by Islamists in Congo

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Attacks on Christian have increased in the Democratic Republic of Congo as the new year begins. A senior provincial official stated on Thursday that forty-six civilians were murdered in an attack by ...

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In letter to public, Sen. Josh Hawley explains why he objected to electoral votes

Last week, I objected during the Joint Session count of electoral votes in order to have a debate on the issue of election integrity. My objection proceeded according to the letter of ...

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Trump ban on social media costs tech giants more than $50 billion

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The decision to ban President Donald Trump from Facebook and Twitter has caused the two companies to lose a combined $51.2 billion in market value. A large number of pro-Trump, conservative, and ...

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Missouri House censures member for first time in its history

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The Missouri House on Wednesday censured a member for the first time in state history. Representatives voted 140-3 to take action against Rep. Wiley Price, a St. Louis Democrat who allegedly had ...

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Giving Tuesday sees more than $2.5 billion raised

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Some 35 million Americans gave a total of $2.5 billon on Giving Tuesday to causes of all kinds, including $808 million in donations made online. Donations increased overall by 25% from the ...

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Pastors now more skittish to preach on race

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Pastors seem more reluctant to address issues of race in their congregations today than four years ago. According to a LifeWay Research study, 74% of pastors agree their congregation would welcome a sermon ...

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Ministry brings hope to Russians like Nadia, who lost her son in terrorist attack

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Nadia will never forget the day terrorists stormed a local school in her hometown and took nearly 1,200 children and adults hostage. When the siege in Beslan, Russia, ended two days later ...

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Christian persecution up as governments, extremists leverage Covid restrictions

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Violence, discrimination and oppression surged against the world’s Christians in 2020 according to research by Open Doors USA. Their latest report on persecution lists underlying reasons including the Covid restrictions, more and ...

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2021 shaping up to be good year for faith-based films

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Faith-based movies performed well in 2020 despite many theaters closing because of the pandemic. For example, the film “I Still Believe” landed at No. 1 for its debut opening and brought in ...

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Illinois Democrats push through statewide ‘defund the police’ bill in middle of night

Illinois‘ law enforcement community is warning Illinois citizens about a bill they say would effectively defund the police in the state. HB 163 could be passed the Illinois General Assembly‘s “lame duck” ...

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Parents challenge vaccine requirements on religious grounds

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While surveys show that 40% of Americans say they may not take the COVID vaccine, parents in Missouri are challenging the state’s mandatory vaccination policy in court. In presentations before a judge ...

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Kansas City extends and revises COVID-19 restrictions

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas has extended the city’s state of emergency and updated its restrictions and safety guidelines. The Covid state of emergency will now continue until May 1.  The news ...

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Democrats impeach President Trump, again

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House Democrats, led once again by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The vote, based on false allegations, as the Wall Street Journal outlined in an editorial ...

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Local agencies seek solutions to help homeless

Local agencies that serve the homeless are bracing for a challenging start to the new year. The $900 billion congressional stimulus bill that President Donald Trump signed into law on Dec. 27 ...

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Metro counties in first phase of vaccinations

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Jackson County Missouri and Johnson County Kansas are beginning COVID-19 vaccinations this week. There is no list for the general public to sign up for the vaccine, regardless of the age or ...

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Letter to the editor: Covid-19 tester has more lives than morris the cat

In May 2020 a letter to the editor in Metro Voice titled, “Bill Gates & Vaccines,” blew the lid off what was really going on with the “Invisible Enemy Corona Virus” and ...

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PBS attorney advocates violence, reeducation camps for children of Trump voters

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PBS has fired a corporate attorney who advocated violence and sending supporters of President Donald Trump (and their children) to reeducation camps. A video released by Project Veritas on Tuesday depicts a ...

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