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Missouri church falsely attacked as anti-gay by activists and local media

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One of Missouri’s largest churches, attended by thousands weekly, is asserting that they were falsely attacked and misrepresented as hateful and “anti-gay” by The Kansas City Star and the Lee’s Summit Journal. ...

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Simone Biles and ‘triple-double’ still grounded in faith

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It was an amazing night to remember and a first in women’s gymnastics. Simone Biles stuck a perfect landing after a “triple-double” in her floor exercise routine in the US women’s gymnastics ...

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Sears is closing Independence, other Missouri stores

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Sears is closing 26 Sears and Kmart stores in October including three Sears locations in Missouri. The company plans to close its locations in Cape Girardeau, the St. Louis suburb of St. Peters, and ...

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Two bodies found behind local church

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Kansas City’s homicide rate could add two more victims to the growing list after police discovered bodies behind a local church. The Kansas City Police Department  stated officers responded to the call ...

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How one Christian birthed the nation’s WWI memorial

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Have you ever been to Longview Farm? Or visited the Kansas City Museum or the nation’s official WWI monument and museum, Liberty Memorial? Kansas City enjoys all these landmarks thanks to the generosity ...

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Kansas, Missouri Governors: economic ‘border war’ is over

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (D) has signed an executive order aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas. In the signing ceremony Kelly stated that the action “ends the border ...

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After amazing recovery from accident, Rep. Rebecca Roeber dies unexpectedly

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After making a surprising comeback from a serious car crash, popular conservative Missouri State Rep. Rebecca Roeber, R-Lee’s Summit, died unexpectedly Tuesday at the age of 61 while on vacation in Colorado. Roeber ...

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National Night Out will be celebrated by millions of neighbors across the country

The best way to build a safer community is to know your neighbors and your surroundings. The simple act of getting to know your neighbors is the best form of crime prevention. ...

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Lawrence School Board votes to inhibit apprehension of illegal immigrants

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The Lawrence, Kansas Public School Board has voted to obstruct Federal law enforcement with a resolution targeting Immigration and Customs Enforcement efforts to apprehend individuals who are in the country illegally. The ...

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Free family event, Adventures in Wonderland, to be held at KC Renaissance Festival grounds

The Kansas City Renaissance Festival has announced an Alice in Wonderland-themed carnival to be held on the Festival grounds in Bonner Springs. The free family event, Adventures in Wonderland, will take place ...

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KC man hopes for UFO connection

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For decades, people have been fascinated with the idea of communicating with aliens. If you think only a smattering of people believe in stuff like this, you’d be wrong. “We wanted to ...

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Couple files lawsuit over adopted son’s murder

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He was adopted as the light of their world and after his tragic shooting death his parents have filed a lawsuit against everyone involved with the gun that killed him. At 29- ...

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City Union Mission takes homeless children to summer camp

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Kansas City’s at-risk and homeless children are getting ready to head to camp, thanks to City Union Mission. Registration is now open for the Mission’s summer camping programs which give children an ...

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Kansas City business wants end to ‘border war’

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The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce president is praising Missouri Governor Mike Parson (R) for signing legislation into law that’s aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas. Joe Reardon ...

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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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