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    Kansas City church becomes boxing gym

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    Faith and boxing are said to have something in common: Defeat is not declared when you fall down; It is declared when you refuse to get up. With that in mind, a 128-year-old ...

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    Mystery smoke blankets area today

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    Kansas City’s 2.1 million metro residents are waking up to a mystery smoke blanketing the skies this morning. The haze swept into Kansas City overnight and neither meteorologists, fire department officials or ...

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    Homeless man says firefighters doused him with water in freezing temps

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    Less than two months after Kansas City Health Inspectors poured bleach on free food being handed out by concerned citizens to the homeless, the Kansas City Fire Department is now under scrutiny ...

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    Another violent year for homicides in Kansas City

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    It was another violent year in Kansas City and while the Kansas City Star is downplaying the homicide numbers today, KCUR Public Radio is reporting that over 200 homicides were reported–and the ...

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    ANALYSIS: The truth about the Kansas Republican women switching parties

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    In recent days 3 legislators and one soon to be former legislator announced that they either have switched, or will be switching their political affiliation from the Republican to the Democrat Party. ...

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    Social Security scam growing

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    Kansas City joins a growing list of cities targeted by a social security scam investigators say is spreading at an alarming rate across the nation. This is a second warning from the ...

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    Forget crime, KC Police go after dinosaurs

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    Kansas City police, never at a loss for crime to stop, are focusing on Sunday’s “Dino” or Dinosaur March through The Plaza. The second annual parade of people dressed in dinosaur costumes ...

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    Royals general manager Dayton Moore makes holiday visits to Kansas inmates

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    Kansas City Royals General Manager Moore stopped December 19 at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility, according to the Kansas City Star and other reports. Moore talked about his Christian faith, his family and ...

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    Christmas comes early for urban families today

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    Today 260 driver volunteers are delivering thousands of wrapped Christmas gifts to more than 540 Kansas City area families. The families previously selected the gifts at City Union Mission’s Christmas Store, part ...

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    Young hero saves lives in gun battle

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    During a gun battle in an urban Kansas City grocery store parking lot, he used his body to shield children as bullets flew. While violence may be common in Kansas City, this ...

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    KCI’s 50 year-old design struggles with weight of holiday travelers

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    Long lines abound at Kansas City’s International Airport this week as travelers battle increased traffic and a TSA security process that struggles with the airports 50-year-old design. The airport, designed in the ...

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    MNU capital campaign surpassing $40 million

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    MidAmerica Nazarene University leaders today announced that they anticipate donations to its largest-ever capital campaign will surpass $40 million in the next few days. With more than two-thirds of the Bright Futures ...

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    Christian charities bringing hope for the homeless need your help this week

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    This Christmas season several area ministries that serve the homeless are in the middle of fundraising campaigns that ensure their survival for the following year. Metro Voice has chosen three charities to ...

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    Dead for 8 minutes, verdict awards $6.5 million for tasing incident

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    A  jury reached its verdict in the lawsuit of an Independence man against a former Independence police officer. On September 14, 2014, Bryce Masters, who was then 17-years-old, went into cardiac arrest ...

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    Kansas Senator leaves Republican party over transgender rights

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    Senator Barbara Bollier, a 10-year Republican lawmaker in Kansas, has announced she is becoming a Democrat. Bollier−a physician from Mission Hills−cited disagreements with the Republican Party over LGBT issues, specifically transgender rights ...

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    Lawrence artist has hand in creating footwear for Mahomes and other Chiefs players

    John Sebelius is an artist in Lawrence and a lifelong Chiefs fan. He got the chance to work with his favorite team for the NFL’s “my cause my cleats campaign.” The campaign gives NFL players ...

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    Organizations serving women share ‘wish list’ for Christmas

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    Looking to have a local impact with your giving this Christmas? Consider the great organizations that work in the pro-life area. Over the next two weeks, Metro Voice will publish the needs ...

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    ‘Snow Ball Express’ brings families of fallen heroes together

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    It’s a once in a lifetime trip for the families of those who have lost their lives serving our nation. For the last 13 years, American Airlines and the Gary Sinise Foundation have ...

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    3 things to do this weekend to get your Christmas on!

    Looking for some Christmas activities to do this weekend without the threat of a winter storm? It’s a great opportunity to get out as snow, ice and rain rages to our south. ...

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    Kansas City to host President Trump at law enforcement conference

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    President Trump will make his second trip as President to Kansas City today. Air Force One is expected to touch down at Kansas City International Airport at 11 a.m., where the president ...

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    Two area schools on lockdown during manhunt

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    Overland Park police say they have captured one of two suspects after a police chase that started in Missouri. The search for the individuals forced the lock downs at two Shawnee Mission ...

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    Midwest Christian Education & Expo College March 2

    The Midwest Christian Education and College Expo returns in March with over 60 colleges, private K-12 schools from both Missouri and Kansas, and homeschooling resources. This is the 21st Annual Midwest Christian Education Expo and ...

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    Three fun activities for your weekend

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    There are several great activities for families this weekend. The weather is great, you’ve got your shopping done, right? And you’re looking for a break now that the snow is melted. Check ...

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    Dockum Drugstore sit-in civil rights exhibit comes to area

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    An exhibit featuring the story of the 1958 Dockum Drugstore sit-in in Wichita, Kansas, will be on display at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Main Library through December 14. The Dockum ...

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    Rare area photos from 1850s in library display

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    The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library has put on display rare 1850s daguerreotype photos from its special collections that have been restored by a professional photograph conservator. The image of Abelard Guthrie, ...

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