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FairTax gains momentum as citizen frustration grows

LOCAL GROUP FORMS TO PUSH FOR ENACTMENT (MetroVoiceNews.com) — The national debate over taxation is shifting from the question of whether to alter our current tax system to the question of how ...

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5K Run Promotes STEM fields to Urban Youth

By Kharissa Forte | A science fair, 100-meter mascot dash and local vendors are what make A Walk for Education 5K a family friendly community event. This will be the first 5K ...

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Global Outreach Day Seeks Church Participation June 14

By Kharissa Forte | “Everyone can reach someone, and together we can reach the world,” is the mission phrase behind Global Outreach Day celebrated on June 14. The international event stems from ...

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Easter and World History’s Two Greatest Events

By Clint Decker | Clay Center, Kan. — The Gutenberg Printing Press was invented around 1440, having a huge impact on learning, communications and much more worldwide. The United States Constitution was ...

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Missouri and Kansas Caught in Sinaloa Drug Cartel’s Grip

From Johnson County, Kansas to Platte County, Missouri: Cartel’s presence is labeled as “significant” By Dwight Widaman | On Feb. 22, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, leader of the Mexican-based Sinaloa drug cartel, ...

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Central UMC Hosts Free One-Day Prom Dress Boutique

Blessed Dress: Empowering Girls One Free Dress At A Time Central United Methodist Church is hosting its one day only Prom Dress Boutique: Blessed Dress on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 6 ...

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A Milton Wolf in sheep’s clothing?

U.S. Senate campaign of Tea Party candidate raises big concerns   NEWS ANALYSIS By John Altevogt | Metro Voice Twenty years ago Eudora insurance agent David Miller started the revolution that today ...

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KU Campus Ministry’s “Queer Christianity” Raises Questions

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“Neutral” topics include: “Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Rules: Queerness as Christian Practice” By Dwight Widaman | The article, “University of Kansas Forums Discuss ‘Queering Christianity'” on the website TheCollegeFix.com has generated a ...

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Short-term Lutheran missionaries needed to teach English

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Office of International Mission is seeking to place 20 short-term missionaries who can teach English as a foreign language, or EFL, at schools and churches overseas. ...

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Some of Our Favorite Church Signs

We think these church sings are pretty funny. What do you think? Have a favorite? Post it to our Facebook page. Click the Kansas City Facebook page on the right of this ...

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Purity Ball This Saturday in Lee’s Summit

Bring your Princess to the Purity Ball this Saturday for a Special Evening   All dads, grandpas, and uncles of young ladies ages 11-up are to a very unique evening honoring fathers, ...

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Drury University Women and Men Both Head to Regional Finals

Both Panther teams can advance to Elite Eight with victories By Bill Pollock Drury University Panther fans will be cheering for the men’s and women’s programs. Each team has a chance to advance ...

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Late-Term Teen Abortions Under Scrutiny in Kansas

Kansas Fights to Strip License of Doc Who Sent Pre-Teen Girls for Late-Term Abortions by Kathy Ostrowski | LifeNews.com    The Kansas State Healing Arts Board voted unanimously late last week to ...

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Debate Begins on Kansas Court Ruling on School Finances

KS Supreme Court: Legislators made ‘unconstitutional’ school funding choices By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — In a long-awaited decision, the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that state lawmakers ...

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Missouri Legislators Dragging Feet on Ethics Bills

Ethics bills deserve honest hearing for legislators to regain public trust By Dwight Widaman | Editor   Restrictions on lobbyist influence on politicians is slowly being debated in the Missouri Legislature. At this pace, it seems ...

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Hearing on Legalizing Pot Today

Missouri House committee to hear marijuana legalization proposal today In the first official hearing on legalizing drugs in Missouri, a House Committee will hold a hearing on a bill that would legalize ...

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Area Teachers, Parents Unite to Oppose Common Core

The idea that it takes a village to raise a child continues to be a popular stance among parents and teachers concerning the educational progress of today’s youth. This is the same ...

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Local Media Called Out Over Disturbing Trend

While familiar faces disappear, younger and more liberal broadcasters are changing Kansas City TV and radio “news” By John Altevogt | Metro Voice Contributor You don’t have to be a veteran Kansas ...

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Kansas Moves to Keep State Aid Out of Casinos, Strip Clubs

Effort is to ensure welfare payments are reaching needy children was late, but still welcome. By Travis Perry KansasWatchdog.org — Could Kansas kids be going without necessities because one or both of ...

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KC Welcomes its First Christian, Urban, FM Radio Station

It was a hard road that led to God’s goodness   By Kharissa Forte | Metro Voice   On Friday, Feb. 28, Concrete Truth Community Network will host a support party in ...

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Easter Parade and Fun Fair to be held in Gage Park

What better time than Easter to celebrate and have a parade? The city of Topeka is about to have its first ever Easter Parade in Gage Park. The Topeka Easter Parade & ...

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Homeless Ministry Celebrates 10 Years Serving Needy

Hope Faith Ministries (HFM), an equipping day center that serves the needs of the homeless and less fortunate in Kansas City, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2014. Founded by a small ...

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Missouri Right to Life Lobby Day March 11

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“Show Me Life” Pro-Life Action Day Mark Your Calendars for the Show Me Life Pro-life Action Day. Join Us on March 11, 2014 in the Missouri State Capitol to lobby for important ...

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Conference To Inspire Your Workplace and Private Life

Moving Forward: Personal Vision for Significant Impact By Dwight Widaman |   The Joseph Company will hold a conference on expanding the influence of your faith personally and in the marketplace. Moving ...

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Kansas City’s connection to the Nazi’s stolen loot

Legislation Would Award Congressional Gold Medals Kansas City, Mo.– As excitement builds for the release of the Sony film The Monuments Men, Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is recognizing six real-life ...

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