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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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Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2019

Taking time to go on vacation or to just unplug from everyday life can be beneficial, and there’s certainly no lack of options when it comes to choosing an ideal vacation spot. ...

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United Airlines joins Southwest in canceling all 737 Max flights

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In a move that will bring some comfort to travelers, while raising ticket prices for everyone, United Airlines announced on April 16, 2019 it would extend a suspension on all flights using ...

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New safety measures implemented for Americans traveling abroad

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Americans traveling abroad will have stronger tools to determine the risk factors for certain countries. Beginning April 8, 2019, the U.S. State Department has implemented a new risk indicator to highlight the ...

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Archaeologists make amazing discoveries in City of David

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The Bible continues to spring to life in the Holy Land.  Israeli archeologists have made two extremely rare discoveries in the City of David pointing to people mentioned in the scriptures. The ...

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The Golan Heights is rightfully Israel’s, Trump acknowledges

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In June 1967, the combined armies of Syria, Egypt and Jordan (and with arms supplied by the Soviet Union) attacked Israel with the clear purpose expressed by Egypt’s President: “Destruction of Israel.” ...

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Military mom and infant kicked off flight for skin rash

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After widespread public outcry, airline giant American Airlines has issued an apology to a South Carolina mother and her young son after they were removed from a flight because of their genetic ...

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Israel sets another tourism record envied by the world

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As Metro Voice gets ready to host a September tour of Israel, the Jewish State has announced that more than 4 million tourists visited the Holy Land in 2018, a 14 percent ...

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From the Heartland to the Promised Land tour to Israel!

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Readers of Metro Voice will have an opportunity to visit the Promised Land of Israel with hosts Dwight and Anita Widaman. The tour, scheduled for Sept. 14 through 24th, includes both Old ...

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National Geographic says Kansas City is top 10 for trips

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The venerable National Geographic has picked its favorite places and, guess what? Kansas City made the cut along with more famous places such as Toronto, Cairo, Ireland, Australia and more. With the ...

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US vetoes UN’s annual condemnation of Israel

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The United States for the first time voted against an annual U.N. resolution condemning Israeli control over the Golan Heights at the world body. The decision by the United States to change ...

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Famed Branson violinist returns to stage after fire

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Famed violinist Shoji Tabuchi, who’s become a staple of the Branson performance scene, will start performing for the first time since his theater was shuttered last year due to fire damage. It’s ...

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Nebraska has some fun being ‘boring’ in new ads

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A new tourism campaign for Nebraska is being met with smiles and some raised eyebrows, as the Cornhusker State’s fiercely self-deprecating campaign sarcastically highlights the very virtues it is often mocked for. Released ...

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Long weekends are a great opportunity to explore with a road trip

In addition to a plethora of local and nearby opportunities for fall fun, there are also many places a little farther out that can make for a great long-weekend road trip. Following ...

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Huge aquarium planned for famous Branson theater

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A grand redevelopment could be in the works for what was once one of the most iconic theaters in Missouri’s biggest tourist destination, Branson. Thursday the Branson Board of Alderman heard a ...

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A horse may be your next seat mate on Southwest Airlines

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During a time when most businesses are cracking down on the increasing abuse of obtaining unorthodox “service” or emotional support animals and taking them on planes or in restaurants, one airline is ...

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Flight attendants working to keep passengers cooler

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For many passengers on a plane, sitting on the runway, the temperature can become stifling. You instinctively reach for the air knob above your head only to find there is no air ...

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United Airlines adds more flights out of Washington D.C.

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WASHINGTON – United Airlines today announced it will begin its 20th year of service to Israel with a new nonstop flight between its hub at Washington Dulles International Airport and Tel Aviv’s ...

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Day trips are perfect get-a-way from Kansas City

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As Summer winds down and you feel pressure to squeeze in one more family trip, you don’t need a huge budget or endless days away from home to make a memorable summer ...

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Don’t let work or worries kill your vacation

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ST. LOUIS —The benefits of vacation time are well-documented, but American workers are seemingly unwilling to take a break from work. A new survey shows that two-thirds of American workers don’t fully ...

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Missouri town designated National Historic Park

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President Trump is being thanked this week after he designated St. Genevieve, Mo. as a national historic park. The town is a favorite attraction for visitors and boasts many buildings dating to ...

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Where are they Now? The 7 churches of Revelation rediscovered

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What happens when two Christian women, one a writer and the other a photographer, go in search of the seven ancient cities mentioned in Revelation? Find out what they discovered and the ...

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