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Ice cream socials will celebrate Missouri’s birthday on Aug. 10

As Missouri’s 20oth birthday approaches on August 10, communities across the state are hosting simultaneous ice cream socials. Below is a list of Kansas City-area events but there’s still time to plan your ...

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Help homeless veterans on Independence Day

No veteran should have to suffer homelessness, but the good news is that the number of veterans experiencing homelessness is declining. A point-in-time survey by the Department of Veterans Affairs reports that ...

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Kansas City area offers numerous events for July 4 weekend

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Dry weather is in the forecast for the July 4 weekend, and a number of activities are on tap for the Kansas City region. Visit KC offers several suggestions. Look to the ...

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Former Royals player Ben Zobrist sues pastor over affair with wife

Ben Zobrist, who helped lead the Kansas City Royals to the 2015 World Series championship, is suing his former pastor for allegedly having an affair with his wife. Zobrist says that his ...

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Navy Week comes to Kansas City June 28-July 4

The U.S. Navy is making a “port call” in Kansas City for Navy Week, the first in the city since 2015, will take place June 28 – July 4. It concludes with ...

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Bikers with a Mission supports homeless effort

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City Union Mission will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of their signature fundraiser, Bikers with a Mission (BWAM) Benefit Ride, on Saturday, July 17.  Registration is now open for the benefit ride which helps raise funds ...

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Powerful exhibition “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” now open at Union Station in Kansas City

The much-anticipated exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. opened at Union Station in Kansas City this week. Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D., one of the curators, wishes there was no need to ...

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Shelter KC helps homeless as temperatures soar

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Shelter KC is partnering with local churches as temperatures across the region reach 100 this week. The organization is in need of donated bags that include bottled water, reusable water bottles, sunscreen, ...

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World Revival Church responds to allegations

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Kansas City-based World Revival Church recently came under scrutiny after a local television station produced a story with the headline “Congregation or Cult?” It outlined alleged abuse that occurred at the church. ...

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Kansas City-based Awakening Prayer Hubs working for worldwide revival

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With the world’s spiritual crisis worsening, Awakening Prayer Hubs, a prayer movement contending for awakening and transforming revival in the nations, is transforming prayer warriors into prayer heroes in their cities. Jennifer ...

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Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler running for US Senate

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Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler is running for U.S. Senate according to a source close to her. The popular Republican from Harrisonville currently represents Missouri’s 4th Congressional district. The seat is being left vacant ...

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LaMar’s Donuts will celebrate National Donut Day Friday and help the Salvation Army

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LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee is planning several sweet deals for National Donut Day on Friday, June 4. The day is dedicated to celebrating the members of the Salvation Army who served donuts ...

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Global missions leader and former local pastor Floyd McClung dies

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Floyd McClung, who was a global missions leader, author and speaker, died on Saturday in Cape Town, South Africa, after an extended illness. He was the pastor of Metro Christian Fellowship in ...

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Kansas City’s West Bottoms giving away free wedding package

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The summer wedding season is nearing, and many couples who delayed marriage during the pandemic plan to get married in 2021. Kansas City’s West Bottoms is helping out by giving away a ...

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Missouri saw whopping 26% loss of all small businesses during Covid

A new report finds that the biggest casualty of Covid lockdowns across the nation was small businesses. The report says that 26% of all small businesses in Missouri closed, with an unknown ...

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Where do experts say the housing market is headed?

As we enter the middle of 2021, many are wondering if we’ll see big changes in the housing market during the second half of this year. From Kansas City to Miami, Phoenix ...

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Missouri legislature may call special session over Kansas City defunding police

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Missouri Republicans are calling for a special legislative session to address the Kansas City Council and Mayor Quinton Lucas defunding the police department. Lucas, who recently traveled to Washington DC to meet ...

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Petition would require public vote to implement Missouri gas tax increase

Not so fast on the recently passed Missouri gas tax hike, said Jeremy Cady, state director of Americans For Prosperity. The Secretary of State’s Office is now accepting comments on a referendum ...

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Kansas City Council considers controversial plan to slash police funding

Despite soaring murder rates, the City Council in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday announced a proposal that would significantly reduce funding for the city’s police to the minimum allowed by state law ...

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KC Chiefs lineman returns after year of serving in medical field

Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, an offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs, announced last weekend that he will return to the football field this fall. He made national headlines last season when he ...

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Babylon Bee pokes fun at Missouri, Kansas over vaccine enticements

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The satirical website Babylon Bee released a story on what states are giving away to encourage residents to get vaccinated. Included on list, which pokes fun at all 50 states, are “Free ...

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Free event Monday night will discuss Critical Race Theory in local schools

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Is Critical Race Theory invading your public schools? Why should you be concerned? Those questions will be addressed at a public forum Monday evening, May 17. “Critical Race Theory Exposed” will delve ...

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First artifacts being installed for Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station

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Four massive, original concrete posts along with barbed and high-voltage wire used as fencing to surround and divide the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp are being installed as part of a touring exhibition in ...

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Famous NUTmobile will help you crack a smile this week

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The iconic Planters NUTmobile will make a stop in the area this week. Planters fans will be able to grab a sample, take a “shell-fie” with the NUTmobile, and even meet Mr. ...

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Kansas City National Day of Prayer locations

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Americans will gather Thursday, May 6 for the annual National Day Of Prayer. The region will host both in-person and virtual gatherings. The theme for this year’s celebration is “LORD pour out ...

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