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Kansas City may see severe storms this weekend

Kansas and Missouri could see a severe weather outbreak over the next few days. The storms then move across the central United States next week, bringing the threat of tornadoes, large hail ...

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Package thief arrested after caught by doorbell camera

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An area package thief, stealing deliveries from front porches, fled without the stolen goods after doorbell cameras tipped off neighbors. People in the neighborhood say, first, she tried to scam them, according ...

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Construction brings big traffic, parking changes at KCI

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Travelers, or those picking them up or dropping them off, will see construction on KCI’s new one terminal airport starting Friday, May 10. The first changes affect Terminal B and C. To ...

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Fallen Kansas City area pastor leaves wife, family and the faith

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A fallen pastor, who left his church in disgrace, has differing views from the church about his departure and circumstances around the egregious sin that led to it. The pastor’s statements have ...

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Armed rangers will now patrol famous Kansas City parks

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Kansas City has a crime problem and now, even public parks may not be safe for citizens. KCTV5 News reports that Kansas City’s parks will soon have armed park rangers to ensure ...

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Kansas City could get USDA research facility

In recent years Kansas City has been trying to shed its old moniker as “Cowtown.” That may be more difficult as it’s considered for a new USDA site. Kansas City is among ...

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“Best tournament of the year” benefits Pancreatic Cancer research

Spring is here, summer’s near, and it’s that time of year – time to gear up for the 17th Annual Rod Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting KU Cancer Center. The event is ...

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Brookside Art Fair is Friday thru Sunday

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Sunshine is expected to bring Kansas City residents out in droves for the Brookside Art Fair.  The 34th annual event starts Friday evening and extends through the weekend, just in time for ...

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Area families find 2,400 morel mushrooms in a weekend

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Folks looking for morel mushrooms are having an epic season thanks to the abundance of rain. Two families in Warrensburg, Mo had an impressive haul over the weekend and found more than ...

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2019 Christian School Graduates Listed

Across the area, Christian schools will hold graduation ceremonies this month. Metro Voice is continuing our 15 year tradition of acknowledging the hard work of these graduates by publishing their names as ...

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Today is the National Day of Prayer

Today is the National Day of Prayer and all over the country people are gathering together to pray, even on Capitol Hill. For locations of events click HERE. Each year leading up to the ...

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Severe storms, flood warning extended for region

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pleasant Hill has issued a Flood Warning today and tonight for a large portion of western Missouri and eastern Kansas including Kansas City, Overland Park, Lee’s ...

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Area National Day of Prayer locations announced

National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 2, and area locations have been announced. Across the nation this solemn event will be attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians. The ...

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Service remembers homicide victims in KCK

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Last year Kansas City, Kan. saw 33 lives taken by homicide. While that number pales in comparison to the numbers of Kansas City, Missouri just across the river, it still rocks the ...

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Washburn football player shot hours after being drafted by NFL Giants; roommate killed

Just hours after being selected by the Giants with the No. 180 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, Corey Ballentine, 23, was involved in an altercation, where he was shot. Ballentine’s ...

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Area opioid crisis getting worse, officials look for answers

This  opioid crisis is getting worse in Kansas City metro and the news has law enforcement increasingly looking to the White House for help. In Leavenworth, Kan., police are now focused on ...

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Homeless will experience the hope of Easter this weekend

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A Kansas City ministry is bringing new life to the homeless as we celebrate the new life Easter signifies. During the Easter season and all through the year, City Union Mission shares ...

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Local school on lockdown after threat

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KMBC TV reports that a lockdown and extra security measures are in place Thursday morning at Académie Lafayette where a teacher found a threatening note. As students arrive Thursday, staff members will ...

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City Union Mission benefit ride to include vintage cars

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City Union Mission will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their signature fundraiser, Bikers With a Mission (BWAM) Benefit Ride, on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The Retro Ride themed event welcomes both motorcycles and ...

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Students return to school after classmate killed in pedestrian accident

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Students returned to school at Oxford Middle School in Overland Park without one of their classmates. Their friend, 14-year-old Alex Rumple, was hit by a speeding car on Friday and died at the hospital ...

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Exhibit examines the armistice and a changed world after WWI

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The World War I armistice on Nov. 11, 1918 ended fighting on the Western Front, but the war—and its lasting effects—did not end even with the signing of the Treaty of Paris ...

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C.S. Lewis’s ‘The Screwtape Letters’ will bedevil audiences with classic tale of spiritual warfare

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One of the first rules of battle is to know your enemy, and nowhere is that more important than in spiritual warfare. “The greatest victory of the devil is to convince people ...

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Local ministries to host Empowered to Connect Conference

The Empowered to Connect Conference, presented in a simulcast by Show Hope, will take place on April 5th and 6th and features two days of practical teaching in a safe and supportive ...

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Groundbreaking for new airport today

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Kansas City officially enters the 21st Century today, according to flying enthusiasts, with the groundbreaking ceremony of the new international airport. The ceremony, which is open to the public, is scheduled for ...

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St Joseph floods as Missouri River crests

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The surging Missouri River’s devastating floods have now hit St. Joseph, Mo, one of Missouri’s largest cities. Evacuations left numerous neighborhoods in the city empty Saturday as flood waters crested near record ...

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