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Former Amazon exec creates faith-based children’s streaming app

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A Christian alternative to Disney has been developed by a former Amazon executive and his team. The streaming app offers a variety of entertainment and educational choices for kids. Former Amazon marketing ...

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Media hypes Amazon fires as Brazil turns down help

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As wildfires spread across a small corner of the Amazon, the media may be misrepresenting their impact and size compared to other large fires. The government of Brazil, while struggling to contain ...

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Amazon Prime Day deals begin today

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It’s Christmas in July for many Americans as Amazon Prime Day kicks off for 48 hours starting Monday, July 15. You can help Metro Voice by clicking any of the links below to begin ...

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Package thief arrested after caught by doorbell camera

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An area package thief, stealing deliveries from front porches, fled without the stolen goods after doorbell cameras tipped off neighbors. People in the neighborhood say, first, she tried to scam them, according ...

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Amazon actions compared to Nazi’s book burning

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With the news last week that Amazon has banned Mohammed’s Koran: Why Muslims Kill for Islam, co-authored by British activist Tommy Robinson and Peter McLoughlin, Amazon has crossed a very dangerous and precarious ...

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Amazon changes course again, will ban ‘No Dress for Timmy’

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[Editor’s note: as of 1/28/2019, Amazon has again banned the book.] Amazon, the retailing giant that will sell just about anything, has backed down and will sell a children’s book titled, “NO ...

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Video of Amazon Echo prayer goes viral

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A video of an Amazon Echo Dot reciting a prayer has caught the attention of the public. The device’s virtual assistant “Alexa,” similar to “Siri” for Apple, memorized a prayer from its ...

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Netflix raising prices in biggest increase ever

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Enjoy Netflix? It’s gonna cost you more. The streaming giant is increasing prices for customer anywhere from 13 percent to 18 percent. It will be the biggest jump in prices since the ...

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Kansas couple caught up in Amazon review scam

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WIBW reports that one Kansas couple has been overwhelmed with Amazon products they didn’t order. The boxes are piling up in the garage of Steve and Joy Olsen’s home. “We started getting ...

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4 Bible films top this month’s family-friendly spotlight

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In our monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” we continue to spotlight five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Here’s our spotlight for November. Bible movies are a favorite in ...

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Amazon and Whole Foods to put squeeze on local grocers

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Area neighborhood grocery stores have a new competitor to contend with. The Kansas City Business Journal reports that Amazon is expanding its Prime Now grocery delivery service Wednesday to 10 new cities, ...

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How the Gospel reached the brutal Amazon “Skull Splitters” tribe

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The warriors from the Skull Splitter tribe walked 10 days on foot from a village deep in the Amazon jungle because they wanted to find someone who would tell them about the ...

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Lord of the Rings prequel on Amazon moves forward

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Amazon Studios is moving forward with a prequel to the immensely popular ‘Lord of the Rings’ series. According head of Amazon Studios Jennifer Salke, the Lord of the Rings TV series currently ...

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Exhilarating ‘River Monsters’ tops new streaming entries

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What do you get when you combine Bear Grylls and Bill Dance, and then toss in a little history, a ton of mystery and even some cultural education? The answer: Animal Planet’s River ...

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Toys R Us to close all stores including 5 locally

The Toys R Us kid is now extinct. The latest victim to online retailer Amazon and the effect of too much screen time for kids is the once cutting edge start-up. The ...

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Case for Christ Tops November Streaming

This movie shines and is well worth your time while looking for good streaming options. Lee is a journalist who wants to prove that there is no God, and he’s going to ...

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Walmart closings to impact 10 Missouri and Kansas towns

Walmart announced today it closing 154 stores in the U.S. with additional stores around the world bringing the total to 269 stores. Missouri will see a total of four stores closed while ...

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