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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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Have you been in one of these locations where measles has been reported?

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Measles may be spreading across the nation just as doctors had feared. Locally, from fast food restaurants to one of the area’s largest churches, known sites continue to be named (see the ...

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Jewish Community Center and Kansas City Christian will share baseball field

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It will be Opening Day at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, known as The J, when it officially opens its new expanded baseball field. A formal dedication and ribbon-cutting ...

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Earthquake wakes Kansas City area residents

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Kansas City area residents awoke to the ground shaking this morning as tremors traveled north from a large earthquake centered near Perry, Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that Oklahoma recorded a magnitude ...

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Churches in historic 18th and Vine area opposed to more alcohol

Churches in a historically important Kansas City neighborhood could soon have new unwelcome neighbors. More bars with all the problems that come with alcohol. For decades, schools and churches across the city ...

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Area may see snow twice this weekend

Will Kansas City get most of its Winter snow in the next week? That’s possible say some forecasters. You wouldn’t think that possible with temps expected to reach the low 60s today. ...

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Eat some Chick-fil-A and help kids in school

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Area residents will have a unique opportunity to help children in Kansas City area school districts that need assistance. Spirit Day for Caring for kids happens this Thursday, April 5 from 6:30 ...

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Priscilla Shirer simulcast at area churches April 28

Just off her performance in this Spring’s Christian blockbuster movie “I Can Only Imagine”, Priscilla Shirer is still planting seeds as the weather warms up. Shirer, a New York Times best-selling author ...

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Latest victim of 9/11 attacks is local FBI agent

Seventeen years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, America is still losing first responders to the after effects of the toxic environment it created. A funeral will be held today ...

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Woman at center of landmark segregation case dies

The woman, who at age 10 stood at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education that ended school segregation laws, died Monday. Linda Brown Thompson was ...

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Online censorship affecting Metro Voice on Facebook?

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[Editor’s Note: Have you noticed fewer Metro Voice news stories in your Facebook news feed? It’s almost like we’re being censored. The staff of Metro Voice realizes we are not the Wall ...

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Big-name speakers highlight CWA Kansas State Conference

Penny Nance, CEO of Concerned Women for America in Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker at the Kansas State CWA Conference on March 15, but other well-known locally-based speakers were also on ...

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Indictments in Schlitterbahn decapitation handed down

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The former operations director for Schlitterbahn Waterpark and the water park itself have been charged with manslaughter in the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy on a water slide. Tyler Austin Miles, ...

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Forget murder, Kansas City is going after recycling bins

As the homicide rate in Kansas City, Mo. skyrockets, the city has a more important criminal to apprehend–an elderly woman and her recycling bin. KCTV reports the woman is being threatened with ...

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Man behind Chiefs mascot mask testifies at Prayer Breakfast

Before the Apostle Paul could write a substantial portion of the New Testament, God had to get his attention in a dramatic way on the road to Damascus. Dan Meers, the man who ...

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City Union Mission and Hy-Vee partner to fight Hunger

Starting today and running through April 1, when you stop by your local Hy-Vee store you can purchase a prepackaged bag of groceries to fight hunger for those in need. The bags ...

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Toys R Us to close all stores including 5 locally

The Toys R Us kid is now extinct. The latest victim to online retailer Amazon and the effect of too much screen time for kids is the once cutting edge start-up. The ...

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