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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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    American Pickers wants to make your junk famous

    It won’t be just tornadoes crossing the Kansas countryside this spring; episodes of the hit series American Pickers will film across the Sunflower State during May with possible stops in the Kansas ...

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    City-wide Easter celebration April 1

    The area’s city-wide Easter service will be celebrated Sunday, April 1, from 6:30am to 8am at 1st and Grand Boulevard under the bridge (near the River Market Area) in Kansas City. It ...

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    KC Royals hold seminar for players on effects of porn

    The players, coaches and staff of the Kansas City Royals attended a seminar on the life-destroying effects of porn. They are the first MLB team to tackle the issue. The nonprofit organization Fight ...

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    Kansas man pleads guilty to hate crime shootings

    A Kansas man pleaded guilty in state court this week to killing an engineer from India a year ago in a rage of hate. The crime made national headlines as it was ...

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    Crisis counseling training helps prepare you for action

    When a tragedy strikes, is your church, school or first reconsider staff prepared to offer the physical, mental and spiritual help necessary to meet the crisis? Senseless shootings in the nation’s public ...

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    Where do Kansas and Missouri rank in “best states” list?

    Kansas City is that odd metropolis where two-thirds of the population lives in one state, while the other third lives in another. We call the divide between Kansas and Missouri “State Line.” ...

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    After three scans, KC family has identical triplets

    A “one in million” set of identical triplets have been born in Kansas City. Baby boys Ron, Elkanah and Abishai Choge were born just minutes apart to parents Nicole and Caleb Choge ...

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    BREAKING: Cinemark movie theater evacuated tonight

    KANSAS CITY, MO (www.MetroVoicenews.com) –Police were called to the Cinemark Palace movie theater on the Plaza tonight around 7:39 p.m. according to a Metro Voice staff member who was there to watch ...

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    Christian K-12 Open House planned for Northland of Kansas City

    Private Christian schools from across the Northland will join together for a combined Northland K-12 Open House on Thursday, March 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Gladstone Community Center. ...

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    Readers responding to future of Metro Voice

    When we were  interviewed for our cover story about our almost three decades of publishing, we knew we had the support of our friends. Little did we know how much Metro Voice ...

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    Eating while black. What Applebee’s incident can teach us

    It made me very uncomfortable this week to watch the video of two black women defending themselves after being accused of theft at the Applebee’s at Independence Center. I’m not just uncomfortable ...

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    Seven human trafficking victims rescued from Joplin massage parlor

    Three Joplin massage parlors are under investigation for possible human trafficking. The tip came from the business next door to one of them. Emily Furrh works with Elizabeth Turner Law Firm and shared ...

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    K-12 Christian School Expo Feb. 24

    The Midwest Christian Education Expo returns Saturday, February 24, 2018 with private K-12 schools from across the Kansas City metropolitan area, and homeschooling organizations. This is the 20th annual event and kicks off “Christian ...

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    With your help, City Union Mission exceeds goal

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    City Union Mission Executive Director Dan Doty announced today that $6,237,098 was raised through the Celebrate Hope: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor and Homeless campaign, exceeding the goal of $6 million. Celebrate ...

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    Great memories prepare Anita and me for what’s next

    Memories have been flooding back to mind this week. In my June 1991 column for Kansas City Christian (now Metro Voice), I wrote this about the support of the community for a ...

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    Christian College Expo features schools from 17 states

    Christian Colleges to descend on Kansas City February 24 for free annual Christian College Expo. For the 20th year, the Midwest Christian College Expo returns to Kansas City with a wide variety of booths and information ...

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