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Walmart closings to impact 10 Missouri and Kansas towns

Walmart announced today it closing 154 stores in the U.S. with additional stores around the world bringing the total to 269 stores. Missouri will see a total of four stores closed while ...

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Is Planet Aid Scamming You?

You’ve noticed them everywhere as they seemingly fill the landscape. They seem to pop-up over night and we’re not talking pot holes but those large, dirty yellow Planet Aid donations bins. Many retailers say ...

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2016 Pro-Life Legislation Outlined in Kansas and Missouri

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Building on success in 2015, legislators in both Missouri and Kansas are working towards strengthening the culture of life through pro-life legislation that affects not only the unborn, but also ensuring the ...

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Speed the Light a new weapon in anti-human trafficking effort

Speed the Light, the youth discipleship mechanism that provides funds for missionaries around the world, has partnered with F.R.E.E. International to provide six different vehicle needs including a mobile command center to ...

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MU Athlete Actions Lead to Legislation

A Republican lawmaker in the Missouri house of representatives has proposed a bill that aims to strip scholarships from college athletes (including MU athletes) who refuse to play for non-health related issues. The bill ...

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Readers Make Teen’s Christmas Wish Possible

The Christmas story to many teens can feel distant–like something that only happened 2,000 years ago. But for Grace, a resident of the Show-Me Christian Youth Home in central Missouri, the story ...

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Missouri Moves to Regulate Baby Body Parts

A pro-life Missouri state Senator this week announced his plans to introduce a bill that would give the state more oversight of abortion facilities and their handling of aborted babies’ body parts. Missouri ...

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Christmas Events Fill KC’s Calendar

For a full list of Christmas Events in Kansas City plus hundreds of other activities, click HERE.   ADVENT LESSONS AND CAROLS. December 12, 7:00 pm. Immaculate Conception Cathedral, 416 W. 15th ...

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Missouri Common Core Suffers Defeat in Court

Missouri Court of Appeals dismisses Governor Nixon’s appeal, leaves in place trial court judgment enjoining Missouri from paying fees to Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium for Missouri Common Core efforts. On September 17, ...

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Ministries Need Help in Serving Kansas City’s At-Risk Families

Each year Metro Voice provides a listing of organizations that serve Kansas City’s at-risk families and individuals. Whether it is the single mom and her children, our elderly, the homeless or incarcerated, our ...

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Ministries Serve Homeless in Kansas City

In the holiday issue of The Light, the newsletter of City Union Mission, Director Dan Doty talks about homelessness and reminds us that Thanksgiving and Christmas make this the season of caring ...

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Mystery of Christmas Marks 18 Years

This year marks the 18th season of The Mystery of Christmas. This high-tech production has inspired audiences for almost two decades–15 years at The Youthfront Auditorium in Kansas City, and two years ...

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Royals’ Ben Zobrist shares his faith on the field

Ben Zobrist has proven his value on the baseball field to the Kansas City Royals. In Game 4 of the American League Championship Series, Zobrist homered off Toronto pitcher R.A. Dickey in ...

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Football, Faith and Family Meet at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is first NFL stadium with on-site worship services. On Sunday afternoons in the fall, Arrowhead Stadium is home to the largest prayer meeting in Kansas City. More than 75,000 Chiefs fans ...

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What’s Going on in Kansas City?

Looking for something to do this fall in Kansas City or the surrounding area? Check out the Metro Voice Calendar, filled with hundreds of activities. Here’s just a few upcoming events.  For more ...

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Two Events to Honor Veterans this Week

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Heart of America Stand Down for Veterans. Do you know a homeless Veteran? Someone who has served our country with honor but has struggled after returning home? Please urge them to come ...

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Kansas City to Host Holocaust Remembrance

Kansas City has become the 58th American City to join a worldwide Holocaust Remembrance and commenoration planned for May 2016. An additional 50 cities around the world are also organizing similar commemorations. Regional ...

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Prayer to Help Tackle Kansas City Murders

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Kansas City officially crossed a milestone this week passing all of 2014 in the total number of murders thus far in 2015. In fact, the FBI has reclassified Kansas City as one ...

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Part 1: Our Family Trip to Israel

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Why a journey to Israel is right for your family! There was an air of excitement in the crowd as we scurried in to find a place to stand. Anita and I, along ...

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Lee’s Summit Family in Trouble Over Purple Swing Set

A Lee’s Summit mom said Friday her homeowners association is threatening her with jail all because her children’s backyard swing set was painted purple—more than two years ago. Marla Stout says the homeowners ...

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“Throwed Rolls” Causes Food Fight

An iconic Southern Missouri Restaurant is under fire–over tossed food. If you’ve ever driven through the Ozarks you can’t miss one restaurant’s signs, menu, advertising and local lore clearly stating it is “The Home of ...

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KCK Mayor: Religious Freedom Equals Confederate Flag

The mayor of Kansas City, Kan. this week attacked Christians who support religious freedom as the “Confederate flag of religious bigotry”. Mayor Mark Holland, speaking at the National Council of La Raza’s ...

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MNU Gets Top Ranking

MidAmerica Nazarene University has been named number one in Kansas among public and private colleges and universities in Money magazine’s “Money’s Best Colleges 2015-2016” rankings. MNU came in number four in Missouri ...

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KCCBS Now Kansas Christian College

KCCBS has become Kansas Christian College and begins offering online degree programs.   After more than 75 years of operation, Kansas City College and Bible School (KCCBS) announced that it will officially become ...

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Brownback moves to protect pastors

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has issued an executive order protecting clergy and churches from lawsuits over their refusal to participate in same-sex marriages. “We have a duty to govern and to govern in ...

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