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    Area opioid crisis getting worse, officials look for answers

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    This  opioid crisis is getting worse in Kansas City metro and the news has law enforcement increasingly looking to the White House for help. In Leavenworth, Kan., police are now focused on ...

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    Homeless will experience the hope of Easter this weekend

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    A Kansas City ministry is bringing new life to the homeless as we celebrate the new life Easter signifies. During the Easter season and all through the year, City Union Mission shares ...

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    Local school on lockdown after threat

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    KMBC TV reports that a lockdown and extra security measures are in place Thursday morning at Académie Lafayette where a teacher found a threatening note. As students arrive Thursday, staff members will ...

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    City Union Mission benefit ride to include vintage cars

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    City Union Mission will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their signature fundraiser, Bikers With a Mission (BWAM) Benefit Ride, on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The Retro Ride themed event welcomes both motorcycles and ...

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    Students return to school after classmate killed in pedestrian accident

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    Students returned to school at Oxford Middle School in Overland Park without one of their classmates. Their friend, 14-year-old Alex Rumple, was hit by a speeding car on Friday and died at the hospital ...

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    Exhibit examines the armistice and a changed world after WWI

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    The World War I armistice on Nov. 11, 1918 ended fighting on the Western Front, but the war—and its lasting effects—did not end even with the signing of the Treaty of Paris ...

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    C.S. Lewis’s ‘The Screwtape Letters’ will bedevil audiences with classic tale of spiritual warfare

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    One of the first rules of battle is to know your enemy, and nowhere is that more important than in spiritual warfare. “The greatest victory of the devil is to convince people ...

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    Local ministries to host Empowered to Connect Conference

    The Empowered to Connect Conference, presented in a simulcast by Show Hope, will take place on April 5th and 6th and features two days of practical teaching in a safe and supportive ...

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    INMED offers health conference for ‘forgotten of this world’

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    Graceway Church in Kansas City will host a major health conference April 5-6 with the goal of equipping attendees how to better serve the “forgotten of this world.” The Humanitarian Health Conference ...

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    Groundbreaking for new airport today

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    Kansas City officially enters the 21st Century today, according to flying enthusiasts, with the groundbreaking ceremony of the new international airport. The ceremony, which is open to the public, is scheduled for ...

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    St Joseph floods as Missouri River crests

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    The surging Missouri River’s devastating floods have now hit St. Joseph, Mo, one of Missouri’s largest cities. Evacuations left numerous neighborhoods in the city empty Saturday as flood waters crested near record ...

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    BREAKING: LifeWay to close all its brick-and-mortar stores

    One of your favorite Christian retail stores is about to go away. LifeWay Christian Resources is charting a new course in 2019, marking a strategic shift to a digital strategy. As part ...

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    Olathe third-grader needs stem cell transplant

    Emma Hall knows her priorities. Ask the Olathe third-grader what’s most important to her and she’ll tell you church, family and gymnastics and, oh, soccer. She makes sure to get that in. ...

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    ‘God’s Protection Is Real:’ Bullet fired into Kansas City home stopped by the Lord’s Prayer

    The Lord’s Prayer stopped a bullet that flew into a local 70-year-old woman’s house, in what could be described as an act of God. Constance Effie of Kansas City, Kansas, says it’s ...

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    Local news anchor relies on her faith as she renews battle against breast cancer

    Cynthia Newsome, a reporter and anchor for KSHB-TV in Kansas City, has inspired thousands of friends and viewers with her candid story of overcoming breast cancer. She remembers Feb. 15, 2012 – ...

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    Catholic school stands by decision to bar student of same-sex couple

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    A Prairie Village, Kan. Catholic school is standing by its decision to deny a same-sex couple who attempted to admit their child as a student. The school cites archdiocesan admissions policies and ...

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    New KCI groundbreaking set for late March

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    After being discussed, voted on, delayed, and redesigned for 15 years, Kansas City’s new international airport will finally become a reality.  Officials say that the new KCI will have a groundbreaking ceremony at ...

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    We’re home–now what? WWI Museum looks at veterans from the Great War

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    Americans are familiar with the treatment of Vietnam War veterans returning from the front lines. It was a divisive time in our nation’s history and, sadly, veterans often felt the wrath of ...

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    Kansas Police share story of their ‘most ridiculous call of 2019 (so far)’

    The Lawrence Police Department recently shared their most ridiculous police call of 2019 (so far) — a road-rage standoff involving “Chad and Karen.” The police took to Twitter with a thread that has been ...

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    State officials give grave warning: Get off the roads during Sunday’s snowstorm

    With a rare March snowstorm barreling towards Kansas and Missouri, state officials are warning drivers to stay home. And while Saturday is the calm before the storm with even some sun peaking ...

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    United Methodist delegates vote to uphold Biblical stance on sexuality

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    In a vote late Tuesday, delegates to the international convention of The United Methodist Church upheld its Biblical position that homosexuality is contrary to Christian teaching, The contentious vote follows days of ...

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    Region at risk for higher Spring tornado activity

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    After a winter that started in the fall and broke several records along the way, now comes a forecast for a stormy spring. Kansas and Missouri are already in tornado alley but ...

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    Charges dismissed in decapitation of boy at Schlitterbahn

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    Criminal charges have been dismissed against a construction company and the owners of a Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, over the decapitation of  a 10-year-old boy while riding a 17-story waterslide ...

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    Overland Park teen attacked in Oak Park Mall over Trump hat

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    An Overland Park man has lost his job after greeting a 14-year old teen with expletives as the teen entered the Oak Park Mall store wearing a “Make America Great Again hat.” ...

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    City Council reaches agreement on KCI airport cost

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    Construction on Kansas City’s new international airport is moving forward thanks to an agreement that airlines will pay for increased expenses. The news came as city council members found common ground with ...

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