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Church safety seminar this Friday

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Kris Kobach appears in parade with military gear, upsets city officials

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The City of Shawnee is apparently afraid of military equipment being viewed by kids and touchy adults. After Secretary of State Kris Kobach appeared in the Old Shawnee Days Parade in a ...

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Scarecrows… Tarantulas… RoadRunners… WHAT’S NEXT???

Topeka’s NAHL hockey team, formerly know as the Roadrunners, have scheduled the unveiling of the new team name on Tuesday, June 5th at the Kansas Expocentre. The event will be from 4pm-7pm ...

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Memory care finds unique rural setting for mom and dad

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A rural setting with city amenities may sound too good to be true but some future senior residents of Baldwin City, Kan. will find just that in a new senior living opportunity ...

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Don’t let your church be the next site of a violent act

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Kansas City continues to see population growth

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Known as the “City of Fountains,” Kansas City could be just a year away from passing the 500,000 population mark which will make it 40 percent larger than its arch rival across ...

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Pregnant with a diagnosis of cancer, she ignored her doctor’s advice

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Stacey Johnson, of Leawood, was pregnant when she got the news no woman wants to hear. She had breast cancer. The mom of a two-year-old little girl sought the trusted advice of ...

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Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient to Visit Area Cities

Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to millions of children in need each year. For many years, Topeka families have packed shoebox gifts ...

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Kansas City-developed ‘toolkit’ educating African men and boys about HIV

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In sub-Saharan Africa, “more than half of the men under the age of 35 do not know their [HIV] status and are not on treatment,” said Dr. Sean Cavanaugh of the Office of ...

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Faith, health, community leaders stand against payday loans

Countless working poor and unemployed find themselves choosing between necessities of life and getting a “payday” loan. “Our families are hurting”, said Dr. Seft Hunter, Executive Director of Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) ...

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Hillsong Fall tour includes Kansas City

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The Spring tour of There Is More with Hillsong Worship and Hillsong pastor Brian Houston sold-out arenas from Texas to D.C. More than 40,000 people received inspirational messages and participated in heart-felt worship ...

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Serial church burglar caught yet again while on parole

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After serving only four years for multiple burglaries in 2010, an area man has again been arrested for breaking in and stealing from area religious organizations. The burglar was out on parole ...

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Guardsman murdered in Lee’s Summit laid to rest

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Missouri Air Guardsman Cody Harter was laid to rest Friday morning by friends, family and military veterans at the Word of Life Church. The twenty-three year old veteran was fatally stabbed alongside ...

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2018 Christian High School Graduates Announced

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Metro Voice is proud to honor the graduates of Christian high schools across the Kansas City metropolitan area. BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Hannah Andrews Stephen Bahm McKayla Chastain Mai Dang Seohyoung Lim ...

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Parents thank strangers who prayed with son who lay dying

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The family of a St. Joseph man are thanking drivers who stopped to help and pray with him as he lay dying on a Lee’s Summit highway. Cody Harter, 23, a member ...

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Kansas City cleans up, more tornado threats today

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Kansas City residents are cleaning up from straight-line winds and at least one tornado that touched down west of Belton overnight. Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and isolated tornadoes will continue threaten lives ...

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Skillbuilders instills confidence in life after a spouse dies

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The nation recently remembered and celebrated the life of Barbara Bush. People thought of how lucky the Bush’s were to share 70 plus years of marriage. And they were. Unfortunately, the consequence ...

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Women smuggled across Mexican border rescued in Higginsville

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Two illegal alien women, smuggled across the U.S.–Mexican border and held for ransom, have been rescued from a motel in Higginsvile, Mo. The incident again puts a spotlight on the nation’s border ...

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Unity is theme for National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3

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The public is invited to area observances May 3 for the National Day of Prayer. Local events are being sponsored by the Citywide Prayer Movement and include morning, noon, and evening events so the ...

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Price of gas rises as economy booms

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A perfect storm has converged to raise the price of gasoline to levels not seen since 2015. In both Missouri and Kansas, drivers are paying an average of $2.47 per gallon. The ...

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Church loses digital sign case at Missouri Supreme Court

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The Northland’s Antioch Community Church has lost an appeal against the Kansas City Board of Zoning Adjustment to place a digital sign in front of its church – a sign that has ...

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Feisty & Feminine Workshop offered on interacting with Muslims

Dr. Dawlat Bishara, Dr. Safwat Bishara, and Former Kansas House Speaker Pro Tem Peggy Mast will join CWA State Director Barbara Saldivar in a frank panel discussion of how to engage authoritatively ...

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Pilot that landed plane is Christian with KC connection

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A former Kansas City area woman is being hailed as a hero as the pilot who successfully landed a passenger jet with one engine. Southwest flight 1380, bound for Dallas, began normally ...

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Pastor Fred Hollomon, former Chaplain of the Kansas State Senate, Remembered

Fred Hollomon, a Southern Baptist pastor who served as Senate chaplain in Topeka for over 33 years, died February 13, 2018 at his home in Lawrence after a long battle with Alzheimer’s ...

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New Kansas City airport plan continues to add gates

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Since planning began for a new Kansas City International airport, passenger traffic has continued to grow. That fact alerted airport designers and city officials they might have shot too low in the ...

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