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Annual Midwest Christian College Expo is February 26

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Christian colleges from across the nation will visit Kansas City Feb. 26 for the two-state region’s largest private college expo. The 24th annual Christian College Expo will feature over 40 Christian colleges ...

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Construction work continues on what will be largest Catholic church in Kansas

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Construction crews are finishing up the exterior of a $40 million church in Saint Marys. The Immaculata Church is expected to be finished by the end of 2022 and will be the largest Catholic ...

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Former news anchor Mark Alford raises more than $200,000 in congressional bid

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Mark Alford, the former Fox 4 News anchor running for Congress in Missouri’s 4th District, has raised more than $200,000 in less than three months. Alford, who left the station late last ...

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Pro-life community invited to pray Wednesday at Kansas City’s Federal Courthouse

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The pro-life community from across western Missouri will gather Jan. 19 at the Ilus Davis Plaza in front of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Kansas City. The prayer vigil from 1 pm ...

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Union Station Auschwitz exhibition ticket sales top 300,000

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Time is running out to visit the Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station. There will not be another extension according to Union Station officials, because the tour ...

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Missouri House begins debate on parents’ bill of rights

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The Missouri Legislature wasted little time in tackling the numerous education bills that have been filed in the new session. The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee on Tuesday began discussion on ...

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Jackson County Legislature considers ordinance giving health director unlimited power

On Tuesday, Jan 18, the Jackson County Legislature will consider an ordinance that would give the county health director nearly unlimited powers. Ordinance 5588 would add another section to the county’s present ...

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COVID Mandates costly in Jackson County

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Looking back on 2021, there were many confrontations with local governments over COVID. One of the most highly publicized was Rae’s Café in Blue Springs which refused to comply with Jackson County ...

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Republicans would retain advantage in proposed Missouri redistricting plan

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The Missouri congressional map would continue to favor Republicans by a margin of six to two under a proposed redistricting plan announced last week. The largest change from the current map would ...

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Kansas, Missouri brace for major winter storm

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Kansas and Missouri are set to begin the New Year with a winter storm bringing ice and up to a foot of snow. Across the Kansas City 12-country region, the storm will ...

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‘DOME Pods’ installed by City Union Mission increase homeless bed capacity

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As arctic weather arrives this weekend, City Union Mission has now received and installed customized “murphy bed”-like units called DOME pods at their Family Shelter. These murphy-like bed units will help the ...

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Kansas City Southern Holiday Express raises more than $280,000 for The Salvation Army

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Kansas City Southern Holiday Express has raised more than $280,000 to benefit The Salvation Army in communities along the U.S. rail network. These communities include Kansas City and Slater, Mo.; East St. Louis, ...

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Missouri officials anticipate record revenues in coming year

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Despite the pandemic, Missouri revenues have never been higher. Gov. Mike Parson and legislative budget leaders released estimates for revenue in the year that begins July 1, 2022, showing revenues are expected ...

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City Union Mission Christmas store serves 800 families this year

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The City Union Mission’s Christmas Store, where homeless, near-homeless and at-risk men and women can shop for their families at no cost, will close its doors for the season tomorrow, December 22. ...

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H&R Block not happy with Square’s name change to Block

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The financial services company Square is changing its name to Block, and Kansas City-based H&R Block is not happy about it. Until the end of November, Jack Dorsey, as chief executive of ...

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Blue Springs School District must pay $4 million in lawsuit by transgender student

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The Blue Springs School District must pay more than $4 million in damages to a transgender student after it did not allow the biologically female student to use the boys’ restrooms and ...

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Reward grows to find person who beheaded Kansas police officer’s puppy

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Reward money from across the nation is pouring in to help apprehend the suspect who killed a Kansas police officer’s puppy. A Parsons, Kansas, police officer discovered her 3-month-old puppy shot and ...

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World’s largest mule train at area college makes it into Guinness World Records

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Mules parading through a college town have made it into the Guinness World Records. The feat was confirmed after review of video, photographs and other supporting materials by the Guinness organization, confirming ...

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Biden touts infrastructure in Kansas City as polls plummet

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President Joe Biden was in Kansas City on Wednesday to discuss infrastructure but its the polls that need rebuilding according to news reports. Biden touted the $1 trillion bill he signed into ...

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Twelve previously homeless men to graduate from City Union Mission program

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On Tuesday, Dec. 7, twelve previously homeless men will participate in a special ceremony as they graduate from City Union Mission. Supporters of the Mission are invited to attend as these men ...

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New MOScholars program will provide tuition assistance for low-income Missouri families

School choice remains a hot topic in the Missouri Legislature, with the new session starting in early January. Republican state Rep. Phil Christofanelli of St. Peters recently wrote an opinion piece for ...

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Local ministries rely on your generosity to serve women, babies and adoptive children

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Dwight and I go out for breakfast to celebrate special occasions such as the first snowfall of the season, election day, and school snow days. Last year while enjoying the snowflakes, a ...

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Kansas City charter schools enrollment surpasses public schools

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For the first time ever, more K-12 students in Kansas City are enrolled in charter schools than in traditional public schools. Charter schools are public schools that operate outside the control of the ...

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Judge rules in favor of Missouri-led coalition of states to temporarily halt vaccine mandate

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A federal judge on Monday placed a temporary injunction on the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers at Medicare- and Medicaid-affiliated facilities. The ruling comes as another setback in which other ...

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Go big or go home: Missouri governor wants bold ideas for budget surplus

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Some of the recent massive spending by Congress will make its way to Missouri. Gov. Mike Parson is looking for bold ideas for part of those funds that have created a budget ...

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