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Sears caught raising prices before liquidation sales

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As Sears is in the process of closing nonprofitable stores, it may be playing games with fair pricing. The company is closing stores in across the nation including one in Topeka and ...

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Buck O’neil center vandalized overnight

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The memory of Kansas City’s most beloved personalities came under attack last night as the new Buck O’Neil Education and Research Center was vandalized, causing serious damage. The building honors O’Neil, who started ...

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Kansas among states with highest suicide rates, Missouri close behind

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A new report examining suicide rates highlights the problem in Kansas and Missouri. Kansas ranks high along with a dozen states with the greatest percentage increase in suicides. Missouri is not far ...

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Funeral plans scheduled for murdered police officers

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Funeral arrangements have been announced for two Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputies who were killed in shooting Friday while transporting a prisoner from a court hearing. The inmate shot Wyandotte County Sheriff’s deputies ...

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Three Kansas City area Thai restaurants get approval as ‘authentic’

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Ever been to a foreign country or heard missionaries talk of other cultures? Often times, in addition to the local people, the thing that impresses missionaries and most people when they travel ...

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KC one of possible World Cup game locations

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It was announced today that the United States, Canada, and Mexico will jointly host the 2026 World Cup. KSHB TV reports that FIFA member federations voted in favor of the North American bid ...

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Kansas City gets rain of shootings over weekend

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Kansas City is living up to its reputation as a violent city after a flurry of shootings over the weekend. The violence took place in a variety of places including a Raytown ...

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Local teachers share in $1 Million National Donation from SONIC during Teacher Appreciation Month

Sonic® Drive-In, a longtime supporter of public school teachers through its Limeades for Learning® initiatives, celebrated Teacher Appreciation Month throughout the month of May with the third-annual #ThanksTeach social media campaign to ...

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Major portion of Interstate 70 closes beginning June 8

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Get ready for freeway Armageddon in eastern Jackson County. Missouri transportation officials are closing a major stretch of Interstate 70, in both directions, in the Kansas City metro area and the move ...

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Local church missions group OK after volcano eruption

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KSHB-TV reports that members of a local church are OK and trying to get home after a volcano erupted in Guatemala on Sunday. Seven people from Church of the Ascension in Overland ...

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Church safety seminar this Friday

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Kris Kobach appears in parade with military gear, upsets city officials

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The City of Shawnee is apparently afraid of military equipment being viewed by kids and touchy adults. After Secretary of State Kris Kobach appeared in the Old Shawnee Days Parade in a ...

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Scarecrows… Tarantulas… RoadRunners… WHAT’S NEXT???

Topeka’s NAHL hockey team, formerly know as the Roadrunners, have scheduled the unveiling of the new team name on Tuesday, June 5th at the Kansas Expocentre. The event will be from 4pm-7pm ...

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Memory care finds unique rural setting for mom and dad

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A rural setting with city amenities may sound too good to be true but some future senior residents of Baldwin City, Kan. will find just that in a new senior living opportunity ...

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Don’t let your church be the next site of a violent act

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Many shootings and other violent acts over the years have occurred in small churches and in small towns. It seems appropriate then that a national one-day seminar on church safety will take ...

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Kansas City continues to see population growth

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Known as the “City of Fountains,” Kansas City could be just a year away from passing the 500,000 population mark which will make it 40 percent larger than its arch rival across ...

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Pregnant with a diagnosis of cancer, she ignored her doctor’s advice

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Stacey Johnson, of Leawood, was pregnant when she got the news no woman wants to hear. She had breast cancer. The mom of a two-year-old little girl sought the trusted advice of ...

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Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient to Visit Area Cities

Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to millions of children in need each year. For many years, Topeka families have packed shoebox gifts ...

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Kansas City-developed ‘toolkit’ educating African men and boys about HIV

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In sub-Saharan Africa, “more than half of the men under the age of 35 do not know their [HIV] status and are not on treatment,” said Dr. Sean Cavanaugh of the Office of ...

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Faith, health, community leaders stand against payday loans

Countless working poor and unemployed find themselves choosing between necessities of life and getting a “payday” loan. “Our families are hurting”, said Dr. Seft Hunter, Executive Director of Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) ...

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Hillsong Fall tour includes Kansas City

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The Spring tour of There Is More with Hillsong Worship and Hillsong pastor Brian Houston sold-out arenas from Texas to D.C. More than 40,000 people received inspirational messages and participated in heart-felt worship ...

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Serial church burglar caught yet again while on parole

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After serving only four years for multiple burglaries in 2010, an area man has again been arrested for breaking in and stealing from area religious organizations. The burglar was out on parole ...

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Guardsman murdered in Lee’s Summit laid to rest

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Missouri Air Guardsman Cody Harter was laid to rest Friday morning by friends, family and military veterans at the Word of Life Church. The twenty-three year old veteran was fatally stabbed alongside ...

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2018 Christian High School Graduates Announced

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Metro Voice is proud to honor the graduates of Christian high schools across the Kansas City metropolitan area. BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Hannah Andrews Stephen Bahm McKayla Chastain Mai Dang Seohyoung Lim ...

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Parents thank strangers who prayed with son who lay dying

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The family of a St. Joseph man are thanking drivers who stopped to help and pray with him as he lay dying on a Lee’s Summit highway. Cody Harter, 23, a member ...

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