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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

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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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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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