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We’re home–now what? WWI Museum looks at veterans from the Great War

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Americans are familiar with the treatment of Vietnam War veterans returning from the front lines. It was a divisive time in our nation’s history and, sadly, veterans often felt the wrath of ...

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Kansas Police share story of their ‘most ridiculous call of 2019 (so far)’

The Lawrence Police Department recently shared their most ridiculous police call of 2019 (so far) — a road-rage standoff involving “Chad and Karen.” The police took to Twitter with a thread that has been ...

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State officials give grave warning: Get off the roads during Sunday’s snowstorm

With a rare March snowstorm barreling towards Kansas and Missouri, state officials are warning drivers to stay home. And while Saturday is the calm before the storm with even some sun peaking ...

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United Methodist delegates vote to uphold Biblical stance on sexuality

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In a vote late Tuesday, delegates to the international convention of The United Methodist Church upheld its Biblical position that homosexuality is contrary to Christian teaching, The contentious vote follows days of ...

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Region at risk for higher Spring tornado activity

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After a winter that started in the fall and broke several records along the way, now comes a forecast for a stormy spring. Kansas and Missouri are already in tornado alley but ...

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Charges dismissed in decapitation of boy at Schlitterbahn

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Criminal charges have been dismissed against a construction company and the owners of a Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, over the decapitation of  a 10-year-old boy while riding a 17-story waterslide ...

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Overland Park teen attacked in Oak Park Mall over Trump hat

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An Overland Park man has lost his job after greeting a 14-year old teen with expletives as the teen entered the Oak Park Mall store wearing a “Make America Great Again hat.” ...

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City Council reaches agreement on KCI airport cost

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Construction on Kansas City’s new international airport is moving forward thanks to an agreement that airlines will pay for increased expenses. The news came as city council members found common ground with ...

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I-70 closed east of Kansas City to Kingdom City

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Winter returned today with a vengeance and it’s not over yet, with two more storms forecast for the next 4-5 days. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Friday afternoon that large sections ...

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Violent crime in Kansas City targeted by attorney general

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Kansas City has joined the attorney general’s efforts intended to fight and prosecute violent crime. Among the most violent cities in the nation, Kansas City is joined by St. Louis and, surprisingly, ...

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Three winter storms take aim at area through Monday

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Just as the ice has disappeared from streets in the Kansas City area, and temperatures are hitting the 50s Wednesday and Thursday, forecasters are warning of a snowy four or five days ...

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Free Christian K-12 education expo helps parents decide

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Do you have questions about private education? Wondering what options are available to you or someone you know? Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian K-12 Education Expo Saturday, March ...

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Church security training offered in Lenexa

Many churches have taken comfort in the thought that “it could never happen here,” but headlines and a steadily-growing body of statistical evidence demonstrate that violence in faith-based organizations is not just ...

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Injuries, accidents result of schools not cancelling Wednesday

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Parents across the region are fuming after dozens of injuries and car accidents in school parking lots as most suburban schools remained open Wednesday despite icy conditions. It should not have been ...

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Christian Education Expo March 2

Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian Education & College Expo Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event has been attended by tens of thousands ...

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Freezing rain, sleet on tap for Kansas City through Thursday

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Freezing rain is already falling across the area today as winter weather returns. The nasty, frozen precipitation may linger for several days as the unseasonably warm weather from the weekend is only ...

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City Union Mission campaign goal exceeded

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Kansas City stepped up for the homeless and at-risk families recently by their generosity and exceeded the campaign goal says the City Union Mission Executive Director Dan Doty. Doty announced today that ...

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Keith the Critic ranks the movies of 2018, promotes local Movie Festival

Keith Van Sickle is known in the Topeka/Lawrence/Kansas City area as Keith the Critic, local movie reviewer. He is also the force behind Slash ‘n Bash Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival every year in ...

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Patrick Mahomes shows his class in acceptance speech for NFL’s MVP award; thanks God and others

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was named the NFL MVP at Saturday night’s NFL Honors ceremony in Atlanta. The 23-year-old quarterback received 41 of 50 votes from a nationwide panel of ...

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World record for eating chicken wings this weekend?

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The Chiefs won’t be in the game but that won’t stop Kansas City Chiefs football fans from trying to set a world record. Football fans across the nation will play a role ...

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Kansas teen killed in church van crash inspires Bible reading

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The memory of a Kansas teen who was killed in a horrible church van crash last year continues to live on as a result of her unshakeable trust in Christ and love of ...

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Wednesday could see -35 wind chills across region

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Forget the often silly names meteorologists give weather conditions. Just stick your head outside. It’s cold. But don’t keep it out too long on Wednesday as temps may stay in the single ...

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Congressman Cleaver hopes President’s speech inspires unity

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Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, who represents Missouri’s 5th Congressional District, has some advice for the President’s State of Union speech…be inspiring. President Donald Trump will give his State of the Union address February ...

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Kansas City upbringing: From books to movies and back again

When I was growing up in the 1970s in Kansas City (sometimes called “the buckle of the Bible belt”) my father, a Baptist minister, did not allow our family to go to ...

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Light rail in KC may be extended south, north

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Kansas City’s popular, but expensive, light rail system will be extended if current preliminary plans are approved. City officials and designers are in talks to extend the existing route south to The ...

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