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Kansas City to reimburse expenses for employees seeking abortions

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Kansas City, Mo., employees will be reimbursed for traveling outside Missouri for an abortion under a resolution passed by the city council on Thursday. Women would be reimbursed only for the travel ...

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Revolutionary War Heroes of Missouri and Kansas

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On Independence Day, Americans celebrate the heroes who fought for freedom and independence from England. But there may be history you are not familiar with, and the Revolutionary War heroes who brought ...

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Local pro-life clinics step up security in wake of growing attacks

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Pro-life organizations, including women’s clinics, are increasing security in response to violent attacks after Roe v. Wade was found unconstitutional. In Missouri and Kansas, pro-life groups are working with police and scheduling ...

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Kansas City named #1 city for work and play

Forget New York, LA or Vienna. Kansas City has been named the best city in the world to work during the day and explore in the evenings and on weekends. Notably, it ...

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Kansas City selected to host World Cup soccer matches in 2026

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The world is coming to Kansas City in four years. FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, announced the host cities for the 2026 World Cup on Thursday, with 11 U.S. cities, ...

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Summit Christian Academy history teacher honored by national organization

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A local Christian school teacher is being honored for making history come alive for his students. Greg Finch has been named the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding ...

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Learn how to invest in Israel at a free seminar

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Returning to Kansas City Tuesday, June 28 is the “Invest in Israel Seminar” Christians can learn how to invest wisely by utilizing the growing market of Israel. By doing so, investors can ...

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“When the coals start to dance.” Matthew Burnett teaches blacksmithing to a new generation

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Matthew Burnett is on a mission to keep the skills of blacksmithing alive and share them with a new generation. He founded the Missouri Schools of Blacksmithing and Missouri School of Plain ...

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Mennonite Church USA approves pastors performing same-sex weddings

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Count the Mennonite Church USA among the denominations passing resolutions over same-sex weddings, pastor officiations, and other hot-button issues. But it is not coming without cost as it loses over 15 percent ...

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Officials confirm tornado outbreak on Wednesday morning

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The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has now determined that a tornado outbreak occurred as four twisters ripped through the Kansas City metro early Wednesday morning. The assessment comes as officials ...

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Health conference challenges students, medical professionals to serve hurting world

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As the world seemingly descends into greater chaos, the need for compassionate response teams is growing exponentially and an international health conference in Kansas City hopes to be the answer. From Russia’s ...

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It’s tick season! Here’s how to avoid this annoying parasite

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With an early spring leading to a cool and wet June, millions are ticked with this year’s tick infestation. Many people report finding ticks on themselves and their children after walking through ...

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Kansas City police release body camera footage that refutes media reports they shot unarmed woman

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Kansas City news outlets, including the Kansas City Star and local TV stations, have come under fire after they rushed to report an unarmed woman was shot by police. But there was ...

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‘Fashioned in His Image’ celebrates the beauty of women and motherhood

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After the success of the last year’s event, Missouri Right to Life Western Region will hold its second pro-life Ladies’ event, “Fashioned in His Image” on Saturday, June 4. Director Linda Verhulst ...

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Kansas Election Integrity Forum to be moderated by Lara Logan

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Election integrity has become a topic in all 50 states, including Kansas. That’s led to a major conference and public forum to be held in the Sunflower State in June with national ...

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Kansas Supreme Court upholds GOP drawn Congressional map

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In a rebuke to Democrats and Gov. Laura Kelly (D-KS), the Kansas Supreme Court is backing a new congressional map drawn by Republicans. The ruling reverses a lower court decision that tossed ...

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U.S. News & World Report ranks Kansas City as 51st best place to live

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The Kansas City area is the 51st-best place to live in the United States, according to the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report. “Kansas City, Missouri, is no flyover Cowtown,” ...

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People attending The Send at Arrowhead Stadium reach Kansas City homes with gospel, food

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Young people shared the gospel with nearly 5,000 area homes and provided 6,000 more families with food and goods during the week leading up to The Send, a missions and prayer event ...

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Missouri legislative session ends with several budget, education bills passed

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The Missouri Legislature concluded a sometimes-contentious session last week with victories and disappointments for parties. These are the most significant actions, according to Missourinet. State budget. With little time to spare, the ...

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MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises to open at Union Station

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The record-breaking Auschwitz exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station closed in March  to record crowds. Now, the next major exhibition, MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises, will open July 13. (Editor’s note: this article ...

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Annual Summer camp for at-risk kids may not happen if volunteers are not found

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A life-changing summer camp for disadvantaged kids may not happen for lack of volunteers. For decades City Union Mission in Kansas City has provided a free camp to low-income children across the ...

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Increased charter school funding goes to Missouri House

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The Missouri Legislature is moving closer to providing increased funding for charter schools. The Senate passed a bill by a vote of 29 to five, and it now will go back to the ...

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Mayor Quinton Lucas to pray at local National Day of Prayer event

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas will join the National Day of Prayer service on the Country Club Plaza at Noon today. The gathering will take place at the JC Nichols fountain. Lucas ...

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Kansas City-area National Day of Prayer events and prayer guide

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Americans will gather Thursday, May 5, for the annual National Day Of Prayer. The region will host both in-person and virtual gatherings. See the list below as well as a full prayer ...

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John Ashcroft will speak at upcoming luncheon for area pastors, ministry leaders

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John Ashcroft, former U.S. attorney general and Missouri governor and senator, will be the keynote speaker for an upcoming event for local pastors and ministry leaders. The Missouri Renewal Project is sponsoring ...

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