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Businesses are closing for lack of workers. Here’s why

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Across the country an unintended consequence of Covid relief are having serious repercussions in both big and small businesses. It’s now at a crisis level as a shortage of workers grows. For ...

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Shawnee County decides to end mask mandate

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The Shawnee County Commission decided at their meeting Thursday April 15 that the county’s mask mandate would end at midnight. Private businesses, non-profits and other organizations will now decide for themselves if ...

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Biden skips Jesus in Easter message, mentions Covid 7 times

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President Joe Biden gave his Easter address to the nation over the weekend but forgot one important person surrounding the holiest day in Christianity. Jesus. Instead, Biden urged Americans to get vaccinated ...

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Missouri Senate bill protects churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits

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A bill protecting churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits is working its way through the Missouri Legislature. Proponents say with recent amendments, it would provide the highest legal protection for houses of worship ...

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Shawnee County mask mandate remains, but businesses, non-profits can opt-out

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Shawnee County commissioners announced at today’s meeting that the county’s mask mandate will remain in place, but there is now an option to opt out. Commissioners Aaron Mays, Bill Riphahn and Kevin ...

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Kansas City extends and revises COVID-19 restrictions

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas has extended the city’s state of emergency and updated its restrictions and safety guidelines. The Covid state of emergency will now continue until May 1.  The news ...

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Recall of California Governor Newsom gains steam after lockdowns

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Months of regulatory overreach and lockdowns are catching up with California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Willie Brown, a former state assembly speaker, warned him in a newspaper column headlined. “Gavin Newsom is in ...

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Ruling on church restrictions applauded as win for freedom

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Religious freedom advocates applauded a federal appeals court decision this week that blocked enforcement of Nevada’s pandemic-related restrictions on churches because they treat various secular events and businesses “significantly better” than worship ...

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Legislation would expand gambling in Missouri

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Gambling will continue to be a hot issue when the Missouri legislature reconvenes in January, with several bills ready to be debated. Republican Sens. Denny Hoskins, Tony Luetkemeyer and Caleb Rowden pre-filed legislation ...

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Missouri COVID liability legislation to include churches

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson plans to expand the current special legislative session to include COVID-19 liability, which will also cover churches. The proposed legislation provides liability protection relating to a declared state ...

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Businesses begin fleeing Portland as riots continue

After months of protests and riots in Portland, businesses in the city are opting to move out completely or relocate outside its central district, according to a report this week. Greg Goodman, the ...

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Israel finds weekend business closures do not slow spread of Covid-19

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Israel will end its mandatory closure of businesses and synagogues each weekend after a study found it had no impact on curbing the spread of Covid-19. The Times of Israel reports Health ...

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Minnesota Gov. now wants $500 million to rebuild after protests

After telling President Donald Trump he did not need help dealing with rioting in Minneapolis, the state’s Democrat governor now wants millions in taxpayer money to clean up the destruction and rebuild. ...

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Learning about race from other voices in Black America

What can we learn about race from other voices? Many generations ago the Jewish King Hezekiah was in the midst of a successful reign when he was threatened with invasion by King ...

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Another business exits Minneapolis after riots and looting

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More businesses are leaving cities after mayors failed to protect them from looting. The latest is a Minnesota business owner, whose company was burned to the ground during last week’s violent riots ...

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Kansas City mayor will enforce only the city’s more-lenient reopening guidelines

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced he will enforce only the city’s reopening rules, not the more stringent ones from the state of Missouri. Even the liberal Kansas City star, which has ...

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“Violence is not the answer,” T.D. Jakes and Carl Lentz discuss racism

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Bishop T.D. Jakes joined Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong Church in New York City, for a powerful online discussion about the violent protests over the death of George Floyd. Lentz said ...

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Easter in August? Sure, it’s right after Christmas in July!

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We all know that Easter falls on various days every year, but never before has it been celebrated as late as August. However, this year the celebration was delayed from the official ...

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After 25 deaths since March, Kansas City relaxes several COVID-19 restrictions

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Mayor Quinton Lucas has eased several COVID-19 restrictions in Kansas City, Mo. New rules for bars, restaurants and businesses will be in effect through July 5. The city has experienced just 25 ...

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Oops. CDC makes big correction about spread of Covid-19

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After originally recommending the country go on lockdown because of the “easy” spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a big “oops” regarding how the agency now ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down stay-at-home order

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Millions of Americans who believe restrictions on business and churches are unconstitutional were boosted late Wednesday night when the Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked an order to extend the state’s lockdown. Democrat Gov. ...

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Vice President Pence supports church in dispute with state

Can government arrest a church pastor for hosting small groups in their buildings? The growing verdict across the nation is no.  Now, Vice President Mike Pence is joining other members of the ...

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Kansas set to reopen in phases as some restrictions remain

Gov. Laura Kelly announced her plans on April 30 on how to reopen Kansas for business in phases, starting May 4. UPDATE: Shawnee County has decided that libraries are more like community ...

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HOW CAN WE HELP? Topeka businesses and residents want to know

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Towards the end of March, Topeka Metro Voice invited local small business owners to contact us with their stories of how the pandemic is affecting all of us small Topeka businesses. We ...

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Guidelines for Missouri statewide stay-at-home order

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Friday evening issued a state-wide stay-at-home order. Below are the guidelines as provided by the office of the governor. It begins one minute after midnight Sunday night. ...

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