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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

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

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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National Faith at Work Summit in Kansas City April 28, 29

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“We’re in a culture war that continues to undermine our Christian faith in the workplace,” states Mike Willich, Director of Network Engagement with Unconventional Business Network (UBN). Willich is one of a ...

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Opinion: Missouri House approves Parents’ Bill of Rights

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The Missouri House has approved legislation that would give parents a greater say in the education their children receive. The House gave first-round approval to HB 1858, which creates the Parents’ Bill ...

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Missouri Legislature considers how to spend millions in opioid settlement

Missouri legislators are discussing how to spend the $458 million the state was awarded in a settlement from the nation’s top opioid producers. The state will receive the money from Johnson & ...

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Jury convicts former KU professor of hiding ties to Chinese government

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Feng Tao, a former professor at the University of Kansas, has been convicted of hiding his ties to the Communist Chinese government. A federal jury found him guilty of three counts of ...

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Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond endorses Vicky Hartzler for Senate

Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary. “Missourians deserve a senator who knows how to get things done,” he said. “Vicky has shown during her ...

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Christian groups release candidate list for Tuesday’s school board elections

The Missouri chapter of Concerned Women for America has issued a list of preferred school board candidates for Tuesday’s elections. The list was compiled by various pro-family groups and consolidated last week ...

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Woke politics led Chiefs player to leave professional football

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Anthony Sherman, who played fullback on the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl championship team, said God let him know that it was time to leave the NFL. The league’s “woke” political activism ...

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Portrayal of Tammy Faye Bakker wins Oscar for best actress

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The late Tammy Faye Bakker, who spent her final days in Kansas City, is back in the news. Jessica Chastain won the best actress Oscar on Sunday night for her portrayal of ...

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FCA supports Ukrainian members stranded in Kansas City after war broke out

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Thirty Ukrainian members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes are stranded in Kansas City after their country was invaded while they attended an FCA conference in San Antonio last month. The organization ...

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‘MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises’ will open at Union Station in May

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The record-breaking Auschwitz exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station is closing this month. Station officials announced this week that the next major exhibition, MAYA: The Great Jaguar Rises, will open on May ...

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Set your clocks to ‘spring forward’ for Daylight Saving Time

If you’re looking forward to more daylight in the evenings, this will be good news. If you enjoy sleeping, not so much. Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday for ...

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Kansas City speaker cancelled by Christian college for sharing biblical truths about sexuality

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A Christian college in Massachusetts cancelled three planned talks by a Kansas City speaker after students called his remarks misogynist and transphobic. Marvin Daniels, executive director of The Hope Center, spoke on ...

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The cost of gas and driving is rising; here’s how to save

The prices Midwesterners are paying for gas are close to a dollar more than a year ago.  Prices rose 20-30 cents the day after Russia invaded Ukraine, and are now about 40 ...

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Donor drive this weekend could save DeSoto boy’s life

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The community continues to come together to help save the life of a DeSoto, Kansas kindergartener. Grant Garrett was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a disorder affecting just 1 in a million people ...

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Missouri and Kansas residents warned about risk to pets from coyotes

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Both Missouri and Kansas natural resource officials are warning the public about coyotes. The Missouri Department of Conservation says the residents should keep in mind that we’re now in what are four ...

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Local forecasters get do-over as Winter Storm Warning issued

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Local weather forecasters got it horribly wrong during the last winter storm warning. Just weeks ago they forecast up to 12 inches of snow locally yet just 2-4 fell across most of ...

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Lawsuit against Kansas redistricting represented by Clinton election lawyer

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Kansas Democrats are suing to strike down the new 2022 redistricting plan just passed by the Republican-controlled Kansas legislature. The lawsuit has a connection to Hillary Clinton. The complaint was filed on ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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The race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri heated up on Saturday when Sen. Josh Hawley endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler. The announcement came during the state Republican party’s Lincoln ...

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Missouri Senate to reconvene Tuesday as fight over redistricting continues

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The Missouri Senate will reconvene Tuesday to resume debate on redistricting. Republicans are battling one another over a 6-2 map vs. a 7-1 map. That would be six congressional districts currently held ...

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