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Eudora man plans festival to benefit tornado victims

A Eudora businessman has organized a tornado relief benefit festival this weekend. It’s been nearly a month since an EF-4 tornado ripped through parts of Douglas and Leavenworth counties, damaging dozens of homes ...

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Hear in person, the stories of persecuted Christians

Metro Voice publishes stories almost daily of persecuted Christians around the world. For many, it is a top concern and the news is most often disheartening and discouraging. But with persecution comes ...

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Conservatives boost candidacy of Quintin Lucas for mayor

The election for Kansas City’s new mayor doesn’t offer conservatives much of a choice. Instead of a race between a Democrat and Republican, the Tuesday, June 18 contest is a battle between ...

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Hillcrest needs clothing donations this weekend

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As you are cleaning out the basement or your bedroom closets this weekend, remember area ministries in need of clothing donations. Hillcrest Ministries is in particular need of items. When you donate ...

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Liberal Methodist leaders gather to fight denomination’s marriage ban

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Hundreds of United Methodist leaders from the liberal wing of the denomination were joined by activists in Leawood, Kansas this week for the “UMC Next” conference. The event was organized to plan ...

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‘Taps at the Tower’ gives free access to top of Liberty Memorial

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June is packed with interesting events at the National WWI Museum and Liberty Memorial in Kansas City. The sixth annual Taps at the Tower event includes the rare opportunity to ascend to ...

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Kansas City suburb Linwood takes direct hit from twister

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A massive tornado plowed through the western Kansas City suburb of Linwood, Kan. Tuesday night leaving a trail of destruction and injuries. The twister, which was just one of four that touched ...

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Tornadoes touch down in Kansas City metro

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One or more massive tornadoes have touched down in the southwestern suburbs of the greater Kansas City area Tuesday evening. A Tornado Warning has just been issued for Kearney, Mo. New reports ...

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Area beaches closed because of flooding

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Forget the local beaches, at least for a while. Summer plans for a day at area lakes may need to take a rain check as beaches at Blue Springs Lake, Longview Lake ...

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Christian school founder not guilty of molestation

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The founder of a Shawnee Christian school has redeemed himself in front of a jury concerning  accusations of molesting children at the school. Dennis Creason was found not guilty at trial Tuesday, according ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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Kansas, western Missouri at risk for huge tornado outbreak today

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Kansas City is included in a severe risk area for tornado activity today and tonight. Nineteen million other Americans are also in the path of destruction today after nearly four dozen tornadoes ...

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Kansas City may see severe storms this weekend

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Kansas and Missouri could see a severe weather outbreak over the next few days. The storms then move across the central United States next week, bringing the threat of tornadoes, large hail ...

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Package thief arrested after caught by doorbell camera

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An area package thief, stealing deliveries from front porches, fled without the stolen goods after doorbell cameras tipped off neighbors. People in the neighborhood say, first, she tried to scam them, according ...

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Construction brings big traffic, parking changes at KCI

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Travelers, or those picking them up or dropping them off, will see construction on KCI’s new one terminal airport starting Friday, May 10. The first changes affect Terminal B and C. To ...

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Fallen Kansas City area pastor leaves wife, family and the faith

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A fallen pastor, who left his church in disgrace, has differing views from the church about his departure and circumstances around the egregious sin that led to it. The pastor’s statements have ...

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Armed rangers will now patrol famous Kansas City parks

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Kansas City has a crime problem and now, even public parks may not be safe for citizens. KCTV5 News reports that Kansas City’s parks will soon have armed park rangers to ensure ...

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Kansas City could get USDA research facility

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In recent years Kansas City has been trying to shed its old moniker as “Cowtown.” That may be more difficult as it’s considered for a new USDA site. Kansas City is among ...

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“Best tournament of the year” benefits Pancreatic Cancer research

Spring is here, summer’s near, and it’s that time of year – time to gear up for the 17th Annual Rod Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting KU Cancer Center. The event is ...

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Brookside Art Fair is Friday thru Sunday

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Sunshine is expected to bring Kansas City residents out in droves for the Brookside Art Fair.  The 34th annual event starts Friday evening and extends through the weekend, just in time for ...

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Area families find 2,400 morel mushrooms in a weekend

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Folks looking for morel mushrooms are having an epic season thanks to the abundance of rain. Two families in Warrensburg, Mo had an impressive haul over the weekend and found more than ...

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2019 Christian School Graduates Listed

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Across the area, Christian schools will hold graduation ceremonies this month. Metro Voice is continuing our 15 year tradition of acknowledging the hard work of these graduates by publishing their names as ...

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Today is the National Day of Prayer

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Today is the National Day of Prayer and all over the country people are gathering together to pray, even on Capitol Hill. For locations of events click HERE. Each year leading up to the ...

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Severe storms, flood warning extended for region

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pleasant Hill has issued a Flood Warning today and tonight for a large portion of western Missouri and eastern Kansas including Kansas City, Overland Park, Lee’s ...

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Area National Day of Prayer locations announced

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National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 2, and area locations have been announced. Across the nation this solemn event will be attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians. The ...

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