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Where, when and how should you vote? Deadlines loom for Shawnee and Douglas County

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The General Election, November 3, will take place in less than a month. In order to vote in this election, residents of the state of Kansas must be registered to vote by ...

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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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Missourians must register by Wednesday to vote in November election

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Missourians still have time to register to vote in the November election, but they need to hurry. The deadline is this Wednesday. State residents who are eligible to vote but haven’t registered yet can apply ...

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War between Christian Armenia, Muslim Azerbaijan risks pitting Russia and Turkey in larger conflict

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Christian Armenia and Muslim Azerbaijan are at war and both Europe and Russia have reached out to the Trump administration for assistance to stop it. Diplomats from Washington to Moscow to Paris ...

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DOJ steps in on side of church against unfair Washington DC restrictions

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A prominent Washington D.C. multi-racial church is getting support from the U.S. Department of Justice after it sued the city’s Democrat mayor over reopening restrictions. The mayor, Muriel Bowser, is being accused ...

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Trump orders declassification of spy records linked to Obama, Clinton

Classified documents regarding the Obama administration’s efforts to spy on the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump will now be declassified. President Trump on Monday, working from Walter Reed Medical Center, directed ...

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Several cases of interest to Christians on agenda as new Supreme Court term begins

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The U.S. Supreme Court by tradition starts its new term on the first Monday in October. While awaiting the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, several religious rights cases are on this year’s ...

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Grants totalling $93 million will help 92 churches strengthen bonds

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Lilly Endowment has awarded 92 grants to strengthen Christian congregations so they can help people deepen their relationships with God, build strong relationships with each other and contribute to the flourishing of ...

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Pre-pandemic economy reached unprecedented heights for black, Hispanic Americans, new data shows

New data from the Federal Reserve show that the pre-pandemic economy was reaching unrivaled heights of prosperity for Americans across all walks of life. Then it was interrupted. The isolated life many ...

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International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Churches is Nov. 3

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November 3 will be significant for more than just Election Day. Churches also are encouraged to participate in the International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Churches. To equip Christians for the annual ...

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Law professor attributes soaring homicide rates to “Minneapolis effect”

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Homicides are spiking in major cities across the United States because of what a law professor at the University of Utah calls the “Minneapolis effect.” “These spikes are remarkably large, suddenly appearing ...

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Simon Wiesenthal Center denounces ad comparing Trump to Hitler

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Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center has denounced an ad that compares President Trump to Adolf Hitler, saying that “comparing the president of the United States to Hitler is beneath ...

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Kathie Lee Gifford releases first of five films about power of redemption

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Kathie Lee Gifford believes in the power of redemption. Now the Emmy Award-winning entertainer is sharing that hopeful message in a five-part film series.             Part one of “Then Came You,” a ...

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More than 1,300 children rescued since 2016 according to US Marshals

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More than 1,300 children have been rescued from sex traffickers and others under President Donald Trump’s directive to the U.S. Marshals Service and FBI. The youngest victim was just two-years-old. The effort ...

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Michigan Supreme Court strikes down Governor’s ‘unconstitutional’ lockdown

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In a ruling that could set a precedent for other states, the Supreme Court in Michigan has dealt a blow to the states Democrat governor and “emergency powers” law restricting businesses, churches ...

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Unemployment drops to 7.9 percent as economy adds 600K jobs

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Unemployment falls to 7.9% in September with the addition of 661,000 jobs was the good news announced by the Labor Department on Friday. The rate is just above that reported in the ...

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Missouri legislators express concern about effectiveness of remote education

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Several Missouri leaders are concerned about the impact of remote education on students. The Subcommittee on Appropriations — Education shared their message to a group of Missouri K-12 education officials this week. ...

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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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Fired teacher who questioned gender studies sues Christian school

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After sharing two Facebook posts that questioned gender fluidity, a teacher at a British Christian school has been fired. She’s now suing her former employer for alleged discrimination and harassment on the ...

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President and First Lady test positive for COVID-19

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Like millions of Americans, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 just days after a top aide was diagnosed. The announcement came over night from a White ...

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Here’s how evangelical and other voters faith are lining up this year

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President Trump’s lead among evangelical voters is larger than it was in 2016, according to a recent survey from LifeWay Research. The news comes as some pundits say the Democrat effort to ...

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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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Good news: COVID is not destroying marriages

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The media is telling two different stories on marriages and how they’re coping with the stress of the COVID pandemic. Here’s what’s really going on. While some news stories say divorce from ...

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israel’s future survival

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For Israel, a clash of cultures involving ultra-Orthodox Jews and the less religious threatens society. Following the signing of agreements at the White House normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates ...

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Pompeo warns Christians forced to replace Jesus with pictures of Mao

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Christians in China are now being forced to replace paintings of Jesus in their homes with pictures of infamous Chairman Mao. The revelation came from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who is ...

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