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Europe to restrict entry of Americans

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Millions of Americans travel to Europe each year with ease but that is about to change in 2024 when a permit will be required. The European Union approval might not be good ...

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Most unmarried parents split before child reaches 14

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Parents who live together outside of marriage will likely split up before their child becomes a teenager, a study reveals. According to a report published by the Marriage Foundation this week, by ...

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Eroding donor privacy unites right and left against states

The threat to donor privacy is continuing despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling two years ago that many thought had ended it once and for all. Proposals introduced in more than a ...

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Now dishwashers are target of Biden administration

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Opposition is growing to the Biden administration’s proposed crackdown on dishwashers. Dozens of consumer groups and home appliance manufacturers have released a storm of criticism of the Biden administration’s proposed regulatory crackdown ...

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Another survey confirms decline in church attendance

Another report has been released that documents a decline in church attendance since the start of the pandemic. An average of 30 percent of Americans from 2020 to the present said they ...

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Business bankruptcies highest in 13 years

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Corporate bankruptcies in the United States this spring, based on the latest reports, with the first five months of 2023 seeing the highest number of filings since 2010. Filings from Serta Bedding ...

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Missouri rule on ESG could be model for other states

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A new rule in Missouri regarding controversial environmental, social and governance investing could serve as a model for other Republican-led states. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft issued a rule on June 1 ...

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Apple to delete up to 1,000 of your photos: Here’s how to save them

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Apple will soon delete up to 1,000 of your photos from a cloud account for iPhone users. Originally launched in 2011, My Photo Stream is an iCloud service that temporarily uploads photos ...

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From the Heartland to the Holy Land tour to Israel!

Many people dream of visiting the Holy Land. Did you know it’s easier than you think? You can join believers from across the area on one of two trips in 2024. Readers ...

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The churches of Bangalore reflect diverse community of believers

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Bangalore, India — often called the “Silicon Valley of India” — boasts a captivating atmosphere where rapid growth coexists with a rich religious landscape and a thriving technology hub. It’s a city ...

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Fireworks in July are a 250 year tradition

July 4th is synonymous with fireworks. It is legal to shoot them in most of the nation in late June and early July– except where it isn’t. Although states follow federal regulations, ...

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Chick-fil-A continues to dominate list of favorite restaurants

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Chick-fil-A is America’s favorite restaurant for the ninth consecutive year. It again ranked No. 1 in this year’s American Customer Satisfaction Index, which surveys the attitudes of Americans toward major restaurants. Chick-fil-A ...

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Missouri, Kansas among states planning for centennial of Route 66

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Missouri and Kansas are among the eight states planning for the centennial of the iconic Route 66 in two years. When the road connected Chicago to Los Angeles in 1926, it represented ...

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Active Christians flourish in life compared to others, study finds

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Christians who are heavily engaged with the Bible and their faith “flourish in every domain of human experience,” according to new research from the State of the Bible 2023 report from the ...

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Plan ahead for safety in Missouri and Kansas summer sun

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Summer in both Missouri and Kansas can be not only uncomfortably hot but also potentially dangerous for vulnerable people such as the elderly or those with certain health conditions. “Just take precautions,” ...

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Local Banks, the Federal Reserve, and the Modern-Day Bank Run

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In 1913, a US Senator from the Kansas City, Missouri area flipped his vote, and the Federal Reserve System was created. Senator James A. Reed gave us central banking with 12 autonomous ...

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Kansas City metro area is filled with free family attractions this summer

Keeping the kids entertained all summer while staying on budget is a challenge that every family faces. Fortunately, the Kansas City area offers a wide range of free options. Metro Voice is ...

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Dave Ramsey sued for $150 million alleged timeshare scam

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Former followers are suing finance guru Dave Ramsey for $150 million over his endorsement of a failed timeshare exit company that defrauded customers out of millions of dollars. The lawsuit alleges that ...

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Pony Express rides again with 2,000-mile trek from Sacramento to St. Joseph

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The legendary Pony Express put St. Joseph on the map 163 years ago. In mid-June, riders are recreating the 2,000-mile postal route from Sacramento. “It’s a big-rooted event in time,” Gina M. ...

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The perfect summer spaghetti from pantry staples

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The key to a flavor-packed spaghetti made from pantry ingredients is making the most of the garlic. We mince our garlic to make sure that all of it cooks at the same ...

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Splenda changes DNA, causes ‘leaky gut’: study

A chemical used in popular sweeteners and sugar-free foods can damage human DNA and cause “leaky gut” according to a new study. Splenda is the best-selling sweetener in the United States and ...

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Technology pressures consumers to tip at self-checkout

Families squeezed by high inflation now are being asked to leave a tip even at many self-checkout kiosks. Many companies, including airports, bakeries, coffee shops and sports stadiums, have now introduced the ...

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Comedian Chonda Pierce finds humor even in a “crazy world”

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Sometimes the news is so bad that the only response is to laugh at it, Christian comedian Chonda Pierce said. “It’s a great cultural lesson of what’s going on in the world,” ...

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We found the Apostle Paul on a Mediterranean cruise

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Journey with us as we follow the Apostle Paul on a remarkable experience with Celestyal Cruises, tracing the spread of the Gospel to Europe and beyond. Sometimes a sunset can change your ...

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White House will veto GOP effort to stop college debt bailout

The White House says it will veto a Republican-led House measure that stops the massive student loan bailout. The bill in question is H.J. Res. 45, which criticizes a debt plan that ...

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