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Museum wants to make COVID-19 part of local history exhibit

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The Pandemic of 2020 is going down in history. Literally. The Johnson County (Kan.) Museum has a plan to enshrine evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on society and they need the ...

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LaMar’s Donuts making free deliveries to local healthcare workers

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LaMar’s Donuts has a sweet offer for healthcare professionals on the front lines of battling coronavirus. The Kansas City company is establishing an Internet hotline for hospital doctors, nurses and other clinical ...

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#GratefulKC campaign supports people on frontline of pandemic

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City has launched the GratefulKC campaign to show support and gratitude for those on the frontline of the COVID-19 outbreak and response. “Throughout the greater Kansas ...

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Coronavirus cabin fever? Learn some history from your car

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With the continuing coronavirus pandemic, students may not return to finish the current school year. Can it possibly be an ideal time to learn history? It can! But wait. The museums are ...

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Kansas Stay Home Order extended; Topeka attorney answers questions

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By Joe Patton:  (UPDATE: The governor has now extended the Kansas Stay Home Order to May 3)   If you listen to the news, it’s Armageddon. At Patton and Patton, Personal Injury Lawyers, ...

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Local distillery partners with Heart to Heart to provide sanitizer

It may not rival Jesus turning water into wine, but McCormick Distilling Co. in Weston is now turning alcohol into hand sanitizer. The company, which calls itself the oldest business in the Kansas ...

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Kansas is unmatched at tracking offenders but may ease rules

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Kansas is unmatched in tracking offenders, resulting in more than 21,000 people convicted of sex, drug or violent crimes being registered on a public database. One of them is Marc Schultz, who ...

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Local church conference spread COVID-19 to attendees

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Multiple people who attended a recent church conference in Kansas City, Kan., have become ill and have tested positive for COVID-19. The Kansas East Jurisdiction’s Ministers and Workers Conference was held on ...

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Local church makes face masks for medical workers

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A local church has found a practical way to serve the community during the ongoing pandemic. Seventy-five seamstresses from Fellowship Church, which has two locations in Raymore and Greenwood, are sewing face ...

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Local seminary president known for making Bible gender neutral, resigns over ‘ethical lapse’

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A local seminary president has resigned because of an unspecified “ethical Lapse.” Molly T. Marshall stepped down from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee on March 1. The resignation was announced publicly ...

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Operation BBQ and Plowboys help employees

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Local restaurants have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic and are looking for creative ways to help both their employees and the community. Plowboys Barbeque is responding in classic Kansas City ...

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When you care enough: Hallmark Cards donating two million greeting cards

Hallmark Cards is donating two million free greeting cards to encourage people to send to friends, family and others who now, more than ever, need to feel loved and supported. The company ...

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‘Church at the Drive-In’ idea is revived

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Churches across Missouri are finding creative ways to stay connected with their members, and one idea is by holding church at the drive-in theatre. Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Potosi is meeting ...

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Famous chefs to prepare meals for local homeless

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City Union Mission will become a four-star restaurant Tuesday with a little help from some famous local chefs. On March 24, Michael Smith and his team from the Farina and Extra Virgin restaurants will prepare a ...

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Crime scene cleaning company shares tips for best sanitation practices

Cleaning and sanitation are top of mind for homeowners, churches and businesses during the pandemic. One company is offering advice about how to clean most effectively. “We’ve been busy answering the concerns ...

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Guidelines for Kansas City’s stay-at-home order

Beginning Monday Night at midnight, Kansas City and most suburbs will enter into a mandatory stay-at-home order. Below is the official announcement with guidelines and instructions from Mayor Quintin Lucas. Kansas City ...

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Kansas City mayor bans gatherings of 10 or more

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is banning gatherings or events of 10 or more people. The move came, according to the mayor’s office, in consultation with a variety of health officials rolled ...

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Midtown Kansas City church hands shoppers $50 gift cards for groceries

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The coronavirus threat has created an opportunity for area churches to serve those less fortunate. On Sunday afternoon, members of City of Truth church in midtown Kansas City handed out $50 gift ...

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Kansas City becoming hub for groups serving veterans

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Kansas City, which is home to Veterans of Foreign Wars, is welcoming several new veterans organizations to the city. The Rosie Network, National Veterans Transition Services and Veteran Business Project have selected Kansas ...

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Kansas City Royals issue letter to fans over coronavirus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A letter sent Sunday from Kansas City Royals leadership concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak: To our Kansas City Royals family: In these extraordinary times, we hold the health ...

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Leading Kansas City businesses join forces to attract and retain employees

With a tight labor market nationwide and especially in the Midwest, leading Kansas City businesses are teaming up to attract and retain employees. Companies such as Garmin, Cerner, Hallmark and H&R Block ...

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Johnson County Kansas announces 5th virus case

The Johnson County (Kansas) Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) has announced Saturday a fifth case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The patient was identified through testing sent to the Kansas Department of ...

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Child Evangelism Fellowship looking for summer volunteers

Warmer temperatures are a reminder that summer vacation from school is right around the corner. Child Evangelism Fellowship is looking for volunteers to help share God’s word with local youth. Several options ...

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List of Kansas City area closings and cancellations over coronavirus

As President Donald Trump  announced a national state of emergency today, Kansas City area institutions continued to respond to the coronavirus with closings and delays. Metro Voice is not listing churches. Check ...

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Kansas City icon Winstead’s files for bankruptcy

Winstead’s, a staple of burgers and Skyscraper floats for Kansas Citians since the 1930s, has filed for bankruptcy. Just three locations remain open. At one time the chain had about a dozen ...

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