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Sean Fuecht and ‘Let Us Worship’ event coming to Kansas City

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Kansas City will host the “Let Us Worship” event with Sean Fuecht Saturday, October 17, from 5-8 p.m., at Mill Creek Park at the entry-way to the Plaza. In his own words, ...

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Bus tour supporting Amy Coney Barrett has Kansas City, Springfield stops next week

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A nationwide-wide bus tour in support of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will stop in Kansas City Oct. 20 and 21. The Women for Amy tour is sponsored by Concerned Women ...

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Democratic Senate candidate Barbara Bollier backs gun confiscation

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Gun confiscation suddenly has become a hot topic in the final days of the Kansas race for the U.S. Senate between Republican incumbent Roger Marshall and Democrat challenger Barbara Bollier. The Marshall ...

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County voters to decide fate of Andrew Jackson statues at courthouses

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Donald Trump is not the only president on the November ballot. Jackson County voters also will decide the outcome of Question 2: “Shall Jackson County, Missouri, remove the statues of Andrew Jackson ...

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Local Catholic bishop criticized for letter encouraging pro-life voting

Bishop James V. Johnston Jr. of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese is under fire for a letter he wrote encouraging Catholics to vote for pro-life candidates. The letter does not explicitly tell ...

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National World War I Museum announces fall programming

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial has announced its line-up of fall activities beginning Oct. 17. The museum holds the most comprehensive collection of World War I objects and documents ...

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Mayor Quinton Lucas announces yet another approach to fight rising violent crime

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Kansas City is on pace to shatter its homicide record this year, with 146 murders recorded so far. Mayor Quinton Lucas earlier this week introduced  another new crime prevention initiative directed at ...

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‘God showing up’ – Youth For Christ replaces loneliness with hope in juvenile detention centers

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“I was totally lost, really hopeless and ashamed of what I was doing with my life. I was in a hopeless spot at a time where I didn’t really care what happened ...

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City Union Mission kicks off Celebrate Hope campaign

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City Union Mission kicked off their annual Celebrate Hope campaign Thursday, Oct. 1. The organization hopes to raise $7 million—a significant portion of the Mission’s yearly operating budget through January 31, 2021. ...

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Thousands participate in Kansas City Trump parade

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Thousands of Kansas Citians turned out on Saturday for a Trump Parade from Liberty Memorial to the Country Club Plaza. The local Public Radio station KCUR, which along with the Kansas City ...

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Thanks to financial grant, Missouri folklore being put on the map

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Every community in Missouri seems to have its own folklore that is passed down from generation to generation. A recent grant will enable the state to erect signs commemorating some of those ...

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Gov. Parson activates National Guard as precaution in wake of protests

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as a precautionary measure as protests broke over the death of Breonna Taylor. He also said the ...

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Kansas City Awakening March to coincide with Franklin Graham march in Washington

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“Join your Christian brothers and sisters to cry out for God to bring a spiritual awakening in our city, nation, and the world!” is the call of Bishop John Birmingham. Birmingham and ...

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Like her biblical namesake, our friend Esther Levens influenced kings and presidents

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Recently, Anita and I mourned the loss of a spunky person named Esther Levens. Esther, who passed away August 21, 2020, was a personal friend and a supporter of our newspaper and ...

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Inner-city pastor ‘blindsided’ by being kicked out of church building

A Kansas City pastor said he was blindsided when his church was unexpectedly kicked out of its building. “Tuesday at about 8 o’clock, I got an email from the Justice Center Coalition ...

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Johnson County Republicans elect two conservative immigrants to lead the party

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The Republican Party in Johnson County, Kansas has a new public image after a surprise ending to a vote for party chair and other board positions. It has huge implications for the ...

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Salvation Army starting early in effort to ‘rescue Christmas’

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Salvation Army kettles are as much a part of the Christmas season as festive lights and caroling. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the organization is getting an early start on this year’s ...

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Major Auschwitz exhibition coming to Kansas City in 2021

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Recent surveys reveal that a disturbing number of Americans don’t believe the Holocaust happened. This makes a major exhibition about the Auschwitz death camp that will open in Kansas City next summer ...

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Vitae Foundation event features former Congressman Jason Chaffetz

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Former congressman Jason Chaffetz will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s Annual Kansas City Pro-Life Event on Wednesday, September 16, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel, 6100 College Blvd., in ...

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NFL ratings decline as league injects hyper politics into sports

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Television ratings tanked for the opening game of the NFL season between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans last week. Many people, both in and out of media and sports, attribute ...

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‘We Back Blue’ march in Kansas City shows support for law enforcement

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On the day two deputy sheriffs were ambushed in Los Angeles, marchers turned out in Kansas City to show their support for law enforcement. About 140 people participated in the We Back ...

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Fan reaction is mixed to social justice protests at Chiefs’ opening game

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Thursday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium was a trial run for the NFL’s new social justice policies and support for Black Lives Matter. The ...

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This big cat sanctuary in Kansas wants you to know it’s nothing like ‘Tiger King’

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The Netflix show “Tiger King” caught the attention of millions of viewers back in March. The “murder, mayhem and madness” suggested in its subtitle collided in a human train wreck of a ...

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Kansas City voters rally to recall Mayor Quinton Lucas

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is being criticized for his pandemic response and budget priorities by voters who say he’s fallen short. On Wednesday evening, a group of Kansas Citians called for ...

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Communist group to hold anti-Trump rally in Kansas City, other metros on Saturday

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Kansas City is one of more than 20 U.S. cities targeted by communist groups for anti-Trump rallies this Saturday. The event is scheduled for noon at 47th and Main Streets at the ...

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