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Operation BBQ and Plowboys help employees

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Local restaurants have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic and are looking for creative ways to help both their employees and the community. Plowboys Barbeque is responding in classic Kansas City ...

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When you care enough: Hallmark Cards donating two million greeting cards

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Hallmark Cards is donating two million free greeting cards to encourage people to send to friends, family and others who now, more than ever, need to feel loved and supported. The company ...

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‘Church at the Drive-In’ idea is revived

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Churches across Missouri are finding creative ways to stay connected with their members, and one idea is by holding church at the drive-in theatre. Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Potosi is meeting ...

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Famous chefs to prepare meals for local homeless

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City Union Mission will become a four-star restaurant Tuesday with a little help from some famous local chefs. On March 24, Michael Smith and his team from the Farina and Extra Virgin restaurants will prepare a ...

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Crime scene cleaning company shares tips for best sanitation practices

Cleaning and sanitation are top of mind for homeowners, churches and businesses during the pandemic. One company is offering advice about how to clean most effectively. “We’ve been busy answering the concerns ...

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Guidelines for Kansas City’s stay-at-home order

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Beginning Monday Night at midnight, Kansas City and most suburbs will enter into a mandatory stay-at-home order. Below is the official announcement with guidelines and instructions from Mayor Quintin Lucas. Kansas City ...

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Kansas City mayor bans gatherings of 10 or more

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is banning gatherings or events of 10 or more people. The move came, according to the mayor’s office, in consultation with a variety of health officials rolled ...

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Midtown Kansas City church hands shoppers $50 gift cards for groceries

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The coronavirus threat has created an opportunity for area churches to serve those less fortunate. On Sunday afternoon, members of City of Truth church in midtown Kansas City handed out $50 gift ...

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Kansas City becoming hub for groups serving veterans

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Kansas City, which is home to Veterans of Foreign Wars, is welcoming several new veterans organizations to the city. The Rosie Network, National Veterans Transition Services and Veteran Business Project have selected Kansas ...

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Kansas City Royals issue letter to fans over coronavirus

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A letter sent Sunday from Kansas City Royals leadership concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak: To our Kansas City Royals family: In these extraordinary times, we hold the health ...

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Leading Kansas City businesses join forces to attract and retain employees

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With a tight labor market nationwide and especially in the Midwest, leading Kansas City businesses are teaming up to attract and retain employees. Companies such as Garmin, Cerner, Hallmark and H&R Block ...

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Johnson County Kansas announces 5th virus case

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The Johnson County (Kansas) Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) has announced Saturday a fifth case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The patient was identified through testing sent to the Kansas Department of ...

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Child Evangelism Fellowship looking for summer volunteers

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Warmer temperatures are a reminder that summer vacation from school is right around the corner. Child Evangelism Fellowship is looking for volunteers to help share God’s word with local youth. Several options ...

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List of Kansas City area closings and cancellations over coronavirus

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As President Donald Trump  announced a national state of emergency today, Kansas City area institutions continued to respond to the coronavirus with closings and delays. Metro Voice is not listing churches. Check ...

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Kansas City icon Winstead’s files for bankruptcy

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Winstead’s, a staple of burgers and Skyscraper floats for Kansas Citians since the 1930s, has filed for bankruptcy. Just three locations remain open. At one time the chain had about a dozen ...

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DQ is turning 80 with deals on Blizzards

Metro Voice is supported by many businesses across the region and nation. One of those is a local Dairy Queen franchise (see ad). DQ is turning 80 years old this year and ...

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Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce looking forward to team’s White House visit

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The traditional White House visit by championship sports teams has become contentious in today’s cancel culture. Tight end Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, however, considers it an honor. Kelce told ...

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Church’s Prom Boutique helps girls with free dresses

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With prom season fast approaching, Woods Chapel United Methodist Church again has opened its popular Prom Boutique. This is the 16h year that the church has provided free dresses and accessories to ...

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Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt sees God at work ‘in all aspects’ of his life

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It was a long wait for the Kansas City Chiefs to return to the Super Bowl — 50 years, in fact. Their AFC championship victory secured the franchise’s first Super Bowl berth ...

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Chiefs owner Clark Hunt supports Explore God Miami initiative

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The victory by the Kansas City Chiefs may be over, but the impact still is being felt in host city Miami. More than 100 churches and groups came together on Super Bowl ...

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Technology developed locally helps coronavirus patients return home for treatment

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Innovative technology from a Kansas City company has enabled 14 U.S. citizens who tested positive for coronavirus to receive treatment back home in the United States. Flight-ready containerized biocontainment systems (CBCS) from ...

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Kansas City mayor proposes adding police to fight crime

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas proposes to put more police officers on the streets to address the high crime rate. “We owe it to the victims, to their families, to our own ...

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Kansas City Star parent company McClatchy files for bankruptcy

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Kansas City Star parent company McClatchy has filed for bankruptcy. The company is the second-largest owner of local newspapers in the country. McClatchy operates 29 daily newspapers in fourteen states and has ...

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Man convicted in murder of missionary near International House of Prayer

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A Kansas City man has been convicted of shooting and killing a Chinese missionary near the International House of Prayer. The murder rocked the large missionary community in the region. Curtrail Hudson, ...

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Kansas City reponds to call to help homeless by surpassing goal

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City Union Mission has surpassed their goal for their primary fundraising campaign.  The CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor or Homeless campaign raised $6,504,237, exceeding their goal of $6.5 million. “Our ...

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