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New allegation emerges against IHOPKC founder Mike Bickle

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The investigation of Mike Bickle, the founder of the International House of Prayer Kansas City, is facing a new allegation. A woman identified only as Jane Doe this week alleged that from ...

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Family of young Chiefs fan files lawsuit over racist label

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The family of the young Kansas City Chiefs fan who was criticized for his appearance at a recent game is fighting back. Holden Armenta’s parents, Shannon and Raul, have hired a law ...

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Be Inspired with Tina -The Tina Turner Musical

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Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is an inspirational comeback story unlike any other. It This tale of a woman who defied expectations to become the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll opens ...

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Season of giving offers opportunities to help kids

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This is the season of giving.  Most people, despite whatever financial struggle they find themselves in, dig a little deeper to support charities. One of the reasons is that they want to ...

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The ‘Hamas of Hanukkah’ is theme of local Messianic synagogue festivities

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is set to begin soon. Celebrated by Jews, the Messianic community and also many Christians, it traditionally includes skits with a touch of humor ...

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Young Chiefs fan, parents, undaunted by attacks over face paint

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A progressive website accused a young Chiefs fan of being racist for wearing a Native American headdress and painting his face at a recent game. As it turned out, the boy himself ...

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Real Christmas trees still available at number of local farms

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Despite the popularity of artificial Christmas trees, many people still prefer the real thing. The National Christmas Tree Association says that between 25 and 30 million real trees are sold each year. ...

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Fall trout stocking set for Nov. 22 at Lake Shawnee

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The annual fall trout stocking at Lake Shawnee is set for Nov. 22 as 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout are released into the lake. The public may watch the trout being released ...

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IHOPC not presented with “any actual evidence” report says

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The International House of Prayer in Kansas City wasn’t presented with “any actual evidence” in the sexual abuse allegations against founder Mike Bickle, it announced in a report last week. In a ...

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Donna Kelce, Tammy Reid will team up for Giving Machine at Union Station

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Area residents will have an innovative new option for giving this holiday season. Donna Kelce, mother of Chiefs player Travis Kelce, and Tammy Reid, wife of head coach Andy Reid, will unveil ...

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Two KC area events Sunday in support of Israel

Two special events are planned for Sunday in support of the 240 hostages currently being held in Israel. Onen is at Abundant Life Church in Lee’s Summit and the other is a ...

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IHOPKC replaces law firm hired to interview alleged victims

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The International House of Prayer in Kansas City (IHOPKC) this week replaced a national law firm hired to investigate allegations against founder Mike Bickle with local attorneys. The move came in response ...

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Kansas City holds pro-Israel rally as 300,000 gather in Washington DC

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At least 300,000 people rallied in the nation’s capitol Tuesday in support of Israel as other rallies took place across the country from Kansas City to Miami. The day of support for ...

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Former Kansas City Star religion editor Helen Gray dies at 81

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Helen T. Gray, the longtime religion editor of the “Kansas City Star,” died on Saturday at age 81.  When she was hired in 1965, Gray was paper’s second black reporter and its ...

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Area events planned to support Israel

Numerous Israel-centered events are planned this week across the Kansas City metro to pray for peace and show support of Israel. Events include a rally at The Plaza Fountain to special guest ...

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Kansas City-based non-profit helps 60 million people worldwide access safe water

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A local group, Kansas City-based Water.org, has helped 60 million people around the world gain access to safe water or sanitation. “This remarkable achievement is marked by our team and partners’ unwavering ...

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Santa Claus will join GloWild fun at Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium. North Pole Village will return on November 17 as part of the current GloWild lantern exhibit. Santa ...

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Disney100: The Exhibition coming to Union Station next spring

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Walt Disney grew up in Marceline, Mo., and honed his animation skills in Kansas City. Next spring, Disney 100: The Exhibition at Union Station will celebrate his life and work. “Our leadership ...

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IHOPKC community, others grapple with Bickle allegations

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The Christian community continues to react to explosive charges of sexual misconduct by Mike Bickle, founder of the International House of Prayer in Kansas City (IHOPKC). Both Christian (including Metro Voice) and ...

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40 Days for Life events across Missouri, Kansas this week

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Several events are planned this week revolving around the close of this year’s 40 Days for Life campaign The movement focuses on 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to ...

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Mike Bickle, leader of International House of Prayer, accused of sexual misconduct

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The International House of Prayer in Kansas City announced that founder Mike Bickle has been accused of clergy sexual abuse by former leaders in the movement. Leaders of IHOP announced on Sunday that ...

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Lonely Planet: Kansas City one of the best places to visit

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Local residents won’t have to travel far to enjoy a world-class experience next year. Lonely Planet, an international travel guide, rated it the 1oth-best city in the world to visit in 2024. ...

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Snow this weekend? Ask El Nino

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Missourians and Kansans who are enjoying pleasant fall weather also are keeping an eye on what the coming winter may have in store. Local weather forecasters are saying the region could see ...

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City Union Mission needs “helping hands” for annual Christmas Store

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City Union Mission is gearing up for its annual Christmas Store, a cherished tradition set to open its doors in November. As an integral part of the organization’s “Mission: Christmas” initiative, the ...

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Aaron Sorkin’s Rendition of “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Music Hall in Kansas City

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In a world filled with books, there are precious few that can bridge generational gaps and foster dinner table conversations between a teen and a 75-year-old. “To Kill a Mockingbird” is one ...

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