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National World War I Museum announces fall programming

The National World War I Museum and Memorial has announced its line-up of fall activities beginning Oct. 17. The museum holds the most comprehensive collection of World War I objects and documents ...

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Mayor Quinton Lucas announces yet another approach to fight rising violent crime

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Kansas City is on pace to shatter its homicide record this year, with 146 murders recorded so far. Mayor Quinton Lucas earlier this week introduced  another new crime prevention initiative directed at ...

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‘God showing up’ – Youth For Christ replaces loneliness with hope in juvenile detention centers

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“I was totally lost, really hopeless and ashamed of what I was doing with my life. I was in a hopeless spot at a time where I didn’t really care what happened ...

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City Union Mission kicks off Celebrate Hope campaign

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City Union Mission kicked off their annual Celebrate Hope campaign Thursday, Oct. 1. The organization hopes to raise $7 million—a significant portion of the Mission’s yearly operating budget through January 31, 2021. ...

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Thousands participate in Kansas City Trump parade

Thousands of Kansas Citians turned out on Saturday for a Trump Parade from Liberty Memorial to the Country Club Plaza. The local Public Radio station KCUR, which along with the Kansas City ...

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Thanks to financial grant, Missouri folklore being put on the map

Every community in Missouri seems to have its own folklore that is passed down from generation to generation. A recent grant will enable the state to erect signs commemorating some of those ...

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Gov. Parson activates National Guard as precaution in wake of protests

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as a precautionary measure as protests broke over the death of Breonna Taylor. He also said the ...

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Kansas City Awakening March to coincide with Franklin Graham march in Washington

“Join your Christian brothers and sisters to cry out for God to bring a spiritual awakening in our city, nation, and the world!” is the call of Bishop John Birmingham. Birmingham and ...

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Like her biblical namesake, our friend Esther Levens influenced kings and presidents

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Recently, Anita and I mourned the loss of a spunky person named Esther Levens. Esther, who passed away August 21, 2020, was a personal friend and a supporter of our newspaper and ...

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Inner-city pastor ‘blindsided’ by being kicked out of church building

A Kansas City pastor said he was blindsided when his church was unexpectedly kicked out of its building. “Tuesday at about 8 o’clock, I got an email from the Justice Center Coalition ...

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Johnson County Republicans elect two conservative immigrants to lead the party

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The Republican Party in Johnson County, Kansas has a new public image after a surprise ending to a vote for party chair and other board positions. It has huge implications for the ...

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Salvation Army starting early in effort to ‘rescue Christmas’

Salvation Army kettles are as much a part of the Christmas season as festive lights and caroling. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the organization is getting an early start on this year’s ...

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Major Auschwitz exhibition coming to Kansas City in 2021

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Recent surveys reveal that a disturbing number of Americans don’t believe the Holocaust happened. This makes a major exhibition about the Auschwitz death camp that will open in Kansas City next summer ...

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Vitae Foundation event features former Congressman Jason Chaffetz

Former congressman Jason Chaffetz will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s Annual Kansas City Pro-Life Event on Wednesday, September 16, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel, 6100 College Blvd., in ...

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NFL ratings decline as league injects hyper politics into sports

Television ratings tanked for the opening game of the NFL season between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans last week. Many people, both in and out of media and sports, attribute ...

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‘We Back Blue’ march in Kansas City shows support for law enforcement

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On the day two deputy sheriffs were ambushed in Los Angeles, marchers turned out in Kansas City to show their support for law enforcement. About 140 people participated in the We Back ...

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Fan reaction is mixed to social justice protests at Chiefs’ opening game

Thursday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium was a trial run for the NFL’s new social justice policies and support for Black Lives Matter. The ...

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This big cat sanctuary in Kansas wants you to know it’s nothing like ‘Tiger King’

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The Netflix show “Tiger King” caught the attention of millions of viewers back in March. The “murder, mayhem and madness” suggested in its subtitle collided in a human train wreck of a ...

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Kansas City voters rally to recall Mayor Quinton Lucas

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is being criticized for his pandemic response and budget priorities by voters who say he’s fallen short. On Wednesday evening, a group of Kansas Citians called for ...

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Communist group to hold anti-Trump rally in Kansas City, other metros on Saturday

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Kansas City is one of more than 20 U.S. cities targeted by communist groups for anti-Trump rallies this Saturday. The event is scheduled for noon at 47th and Main Streets at the ...

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Chiefs’ owner Clark Hunt looks to past to guide decisions during tumultuous times

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As the NFL season approaches, Clark Hunt, CEO and president of the Kansas City Chiefs, is faced with more than just football decisions, “USA Today” reported. “Going back to the beginning of ...

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The Bendix Plant: The history of a Kansas City landmark

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Most people know the federal property on the Blue River on Bannister Parkway as the Bendix Plant, even though the name Bendix has not been associated with it for years. It did ...

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Cameras in nursing homes to motorcycle helmets: New Missouri laws go into effect today

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Several laws passed by the Missouri Legislature during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly take effect today. Missourinet provided a brief overview of these new laws. Motorcycle helmets. House ...

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Police release video of arsonist setting blaze at local church

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A $5,000 reward is being offered by the Kansas City Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for information leading to the arrest of a suspect who lit ...

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Mayor Lucas proposes changes to police operations

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Missouri’s largest city may be in for some big changes for its police department. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas discussed the plans in a closed session of the Board of Police Commissioners ...

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