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Thanks to financial grant, Missouri folklore being put on the map

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Every community in Missouri seems to have its own folklore that is passed down from generation to generation. A recent grant will enable the state to erect signs commemorating some of those ...

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New Museum of the Bible exhibits focus on health and racial healing

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Christians believe the Bible has the answers to the challenges facing the nation. A new exhibit at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., is highlighting solutions to health and race ...

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Palestinian leaders call planned Israeli wheelchair ramp a ‘war crime’

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Palestinian leaders are being accused of stooping to a new low, this time over their criticism of Israel’s plans to make a biblical sight handicap accessible with wheelchair ramps and an elevator. ...

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Ark Encounter opens high-tech ‘Truth Traveler’ virtual reality experience

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Many Americans will be eager to travel again after the pandemic, and the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky., will be ready for them. The popular attraction has opened a high-tech $3 million ...

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Museum of the Bible reopens as families resume vacations

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Families planning a vacation to the nation’s capital this summer can include the popular Museum of the Bible. The museum reopened to the public on Monday after being closed because of the ...

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Museum of the Bible will return ancient tablet found to have been stolen

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The Museum of the Bible will return an ancient artifact that was determined to have been stolen. U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue of the Eastern District of New York filed a forfeiture claim against ...

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Kansas Scenic Byways win awards

Kansas Scenic Byways

Native Stone Scenic Byway, one of 12 Kansas Scenic Byways, took top honors for the Scenic Viewshed Improvement Award. In 2007, a stone fence restoration workshop was developed to teach those who ...

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Israeli boy finds 3,500 year-old tablet depicting Canaanite captive

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A six-year-old Israeli boy hiking with his family has discovered a one-of-a-kind tablet with a 3,500-year-old depiction of a naked, humiliated Canaanite prisoner and his captor. The amazing image, impressed upon a ...

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Armchair travel: Check out these videos to satisfy your summer wanderlust

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Usually our Spring conversations with family and friends reflect upcoming summer travel. However, this year, we do not know if trains and airplanes will be running or if theme parks, museums and ...

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Jerusalem expects economic hit from loss of tourism during pandemic

Jerusalem has endured numerous struggles in its long history, and coronavirus is now the latest. The City of David is bracing for the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Mayor Fleur ...

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What’s the best religious museum in America?

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What’s the best religious museum in the nation? That question was posed to USA Today readers who responded by choosing the Ark Encounter. It comes just in time as families’ talk turns ...

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New Kansas attractions coming in 2020

In 2020, get set to “play ball” when Wichita’s new $75 million baseball stadium and its upstart Wind Surge team celebrate opening day on April 14. All year long, Kansas’ all-star lineup ...

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New Yorkers banned from future Global Entry passport participation

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New Yorkers applying for the Global Entry program and other trusted traveler programs have a new reality. They’re no longer considered “trusted.” That’s because the Department of Homeland Security is suspending enrollment ...

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United Airlines blames climate change for bad ranking

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The Wall Street Journal released today a list of the nation’s nine best performing airlines (See the rankings below). This is the 12th year of the Middle Seat Scorecard ranking of nine ...

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Archaeologists discover ancient Jerusalem market on the path to the Temple

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The Israel Antiquities Authority believes it has found a 2,000-year-old market next to the recently discovered Pilgrimage Road in Jerusalem that Jesus and other Jews once walked on to get to the ...

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Missouri reminds residents to apply for REAL ID as deadline approaches

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Missourians who intend to fly later this year are encouraged to apply now for their REAL ID. The Transportation Security Administration will begin requiring the updated IDs this October, according to KMOV-TV ...

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Small Missouri town of Noel widely known as “The Christmas City”

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Still haven’t sent out your Christmas cards? There’s still time and there’s a town that will help. One of the most popular places in the world each Christmas is the small Ozarks ...

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Missouri offers numerous choices for celebrating Christmas season

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Missourians don’t have to travel far to get into the Christmas spirit. The website OnlyInYourState.com offers these suggestions for cities in the Show-Me State. St. Charles celebrates the holidays in a huge ...

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From the Heartland to the Holy Land tour to Israel!

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Many people dream of visiting the Holy Land. Did you know it’s easier than you think? In recent years tourism to Israel has grown exponentially with over four million now visiting this tiny ...

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On Black Friday, all Kansas State Parks are free

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As many Americans look for ways to counter the craziness of Black Friday, several states are offering free entrance to their state parks. Across Kansas this year, admission to all state parks ...

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Branson is the perfect place to blend two Christmas family traditions

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Traditions are fantastic opportunities for families to grow together and bond with common experiences. Enjoying and creating them becomes even more meaningful when two people combine those traditions in a marriage. My ...

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Israel tourism breaks all records in August

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From the ends of the earth, Christians of all backgrounds – a literal  mosaic of faith – are congregating in one place…Israel. The Holy Land is celebrating record-breaking tourism numbers this summer ...

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Sliced bread festival brings Republicans, Democrats together

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It’s the best thing since sliced bread! Really! Seven thousand people are expected to turn out for this weekend’s “Sliced Bread Days” event in northwest Missouri’s Chillicothe. State Rep. Rusty Black, R-Chillicothe, ...

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Exhibit features Jewish jewelry in Arab lands

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The Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, with a mission of promoting interfaith dialogue, has opened a “past and present” jewelry exhibit featuring a section that highlights the Jewish amuletic jewelry in the communities of the Islamic world. ...

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Families prefer summer trips by car

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Remember the days of summer trips with the family, scenery flying by with your hand out the window? Those days are back according to a new study. As summer begins, millions of ...

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