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Traveling Evangelist to speak in Topeka this weekend

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Dr. Larry Martin has given 49 years to gospel ministry. While still in his teens, Martin launched his ministry career as a traveling evangelist. He spent almost twenty-five years pastoring churches in ...

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Missouri legislators continue to wrestle with education reform bills

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Missouri legislators have debated education reform for at least a decade, and the discussion is continuing in this legislative session An education savings accounts program managed to clear a major hurdle, barely ...

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Minister who forgave his attacker launches ‘Safe Haven’ for youth

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“I forgave the man who shot me,” Anthony White recalls of his chance encounter with the attacker who two years earlier had pulled the trigger. It was 2002 and White was walking ...

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City opens news pediatric research facility

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City announced the opening of its new nine-story, 375,000-square-foot, pediatric research facility located in downtown Kansas City. The new building is home to the Children’s Mercy Research Institute, which was established in 2015 to accelerate ...

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Local & Regional News Briefs

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Here are some local and regional news briefs from around the Kansas / Missouri area.   Kansas Legislative Audit: Bogus Unemployment Claims May Have Cost the State $600 Million TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ...

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Huge Christian college fair this Saturday in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will descend on Kansas City Feb. 27 to meet students and parents. It is thought to be the only in-person college fair this winter and spring. ...

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Governor warns of price gouging in wake of arctic blast

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Many Americans are concerned about large increases in the price of natural gas after multiple snowstorms and subzero temperatures in recent weeks. In Missouri, Gov. Mike Parson is addressing the shortage and ...

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Retired educator sees first-hand the harm of virtual learning

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Fall this year brought with it many school challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many schools still have not returned to a normal routine. They are relying heavily on virtual learning which ...

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Christian College Fair Feb. 27 in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will descend on Kansas City Feb. 27 to meet students and parents. The 23rd annual Christian College Expo will feature over 40 Christian colleges and universities ...

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Schools districts attempt to monitor mental health of students during pandemic

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Local school districts are concerned about the mental health of students as the pandemic continues. “This time has called for us to really relook at how we provide services to families,” said ...

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Kansas City-area Walmart, grocery store pharmacies now offering vaccine

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If you are confused about where to get a vaccine, you’re not alone. Distribution across the region has been slow, particularly in Kansas City. Walmart pharmacies and stand-alone pharmacies such as CVS ...

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Study finds ‘vaccine deserts’ in urban areas

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Across the nation, “vaccine deserts” are coming to light.  While many of those remain in rural areas, the state of Missouri is addressing the issue in Kansas City and St. Louis, which ...

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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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Statewide ice cream social planned for 200th anniversary

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Missourians are encouraged to participate in a statewide ice cream social to celebrate the 200th birthday of the state. Although the event will be held Aug. 10, 2021, Missouri’s statehood day, the planning ...

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Video: Chiefs owner Clark Hunt on Super Bowl Breakfast 2021 faith broadcast

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Clark Hunt, chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs, will be one of the featured speakers at this year’s Super Bowl Breakfast 2021. We have the breakfast event video below or ...

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Travis Kelce wins Walter Payton Man of the Year fan vote

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After receiving the most votes, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has won the Walter Payton Man of the Year Fan Challenge. One of the NFL’s highest individual honors, it recognizes an NFL ...

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‘Bear witness to the truth,’ crowd told at Kansas City pro-life prayer vigil

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A prayer vigil in downtown Kansas City took on extra meaning Friday afternoon as President Joe Biden rolled back pro-life policies of the last four years. Over 75 people from both sides ...

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Three area organizations recognized among best Christian workplaces

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Avant Ministries in Kansas City and Union Rescue Mission in Wichita are among the best places for Christians to work. The Best Christian Workplaces Institute honored 157 faith-based organizations as Certified Best ...

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Union Station commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day ahead of Auschwitz exhibit

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Union Station is joining communities around the world on Wednesday to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Station officials are encouraging the public to register for and attend an important live, online presentation ...

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Chiefs owner, players give credit to God after winning AFC championship

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Clark Hunt, the owner and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs, gave credit to God when his team won the AFC championship on Sunday. While accepting the trophy named after his father, ...

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Cass County counters KC mayor, offers to host Chiefs parade

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Bob Huston has a solution to Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas banning a Chiefs parade. Hold it in Cass County, Missouri. Huston, who serves as Cass Presiding Commissioner, made the suggestion in ...

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People moving from Kansas while Missouri remains steady

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More people are moving out of Kansas than all but five other states, while roughly equal numbers of people are moving to or from Missouri. United Van Lines released its Annual National Migration ...

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Gov. Parson proclaims January 24-30 as School Choice Week in Missouri

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For the third consecutive year, the last week of January has been officially proclaimed Missouri School Choice Week by Gov. Mike Parson. His proclamation for the week recognizes that every Missouri student ...

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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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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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