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Study finds shocking results about families, dinner and conversation

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A new study shows a disturbing fact about the eating and conversation habits of families. For thousands of years dinner was the traditional time when families, and often larger communities, would gather ...

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Margin KC brings Dave Ramsey’s teaching to more than 100 local churches

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Thousands of Kansas Citians are carrying their checkbooks as well as their Bibles to church this fall. It’s not to write out big tithe checks (although they likely would be welcome) but ...

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Two-thirds of churchgoers say denying self is essential to serving Christ

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What’s the most essential ingredient to making your faith fully transformational? A new poll finds a majority of churchgoers believe making sacrificial decisions to serve Christ is essential to their faith, and ...

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A day in the life of a border agent: drugs to diapers

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The typical border agent is overwhelmed. Faced with historic migration at the US-Mexico border, the Trump administration is moving to block the flow. It started by introducing the Remain in Mexico policy ...

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German nurse guilty of murdering 85 patients

German Nurse Niels Hoegel

He’s now Germany’s most notorious serial killer since World War II. German nurse Niels Hoegel has been found guilty of killing 85 patients under his care. Testimony revealed he liked to bring ...

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Moms flee socialist Venezuela with their babies

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Socialist Venezuela and the failed policies of their despotic leaders have led to economic ruin, forcing many of the locals to flee their homeland. For women with babies, it’s a top priority ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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Basic services denied to Indian moms who refuse Hinduism

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Five Christian moms in India are celebrating Mothers Day wondering if their land will be confiscated for their refusal to convert to Hinduism. The families, belonging to the Believers Eastern Church in ...

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Kansas church pays off $2.2 million in medical debt for 1,600 people

medical debt

Kansas families struggling with medical debt were blessed with an Easter surprise. The 4,000-member multi-campus congregation of Pathway Church in Wichita used over $20,000 of its own funds to pay off the ...

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Poll finds ‘free time’ a rare commodity for most people

free time

Busy, busy, busy. That’s how most people would describe their life. But have they really figured out how much free time they get? Most people might even over-estimate it, thinking they’re catching ...

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Under GOP plan future Social Security could be tapped for family leave

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Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) want parents of newborn or adopted children to be able to use their future Social Security benefits now to pay for up to three ...

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Midwest fairs better than Northeast in population migration

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For years, the Northeast has lost a steady stream of residents to other parts of the country. New data suggests that trend has recently accelerated. The Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey released ...

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Congress forces FCC to review TV rating system

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As television becomes more filthy, Congress is taking action, requiring the Federal Communications Commission to launch a review of its TV content rating system. Pro-family advocates say the rating system misguides families ...

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Advocates: Black kids are more likely to land in foster care, just one thing that needs fixing

African-American children are much more likely to land in the Kansas foster care system than white children. A report from Strengthen Families Rebuild Hope, a coalition of organizations and people who have ...

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Hulu’s new kid-friendly content tops family-friendly spotlight

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A 2018 poll showed that nearly 60 percent of Americans watch streaming television, and most of them have Netflix. But Netflix’s dominance over streaming television could be changing soon. Disney will launch ...

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Families ride free on Topeka Metro during Christmas break

The Topeka Metro bus system in Topeka has announced their sixth annual Winter Fling/Families Ride Free campaign. Families can ride all fixed routes free of charge from Saturday, December 22, 2018, through ...

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‘Snow Ball Express’ brings families of fallen heroes together

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It’s a once in a lifetime trip for the families of those who have lost their lives serving our nation. For the last 13 years, American Airlines and the Gary Sinise Foundation have ...

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City Union Mission opens Christmas store for needy

The City Union Mission Christmas Store, where thousands of homeless, near-homeless and at-risk men and women can “shop” for their families at no cost, is open for low-income shoppers this week. The ...

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You can help City Union Mission ‘Celebrate Hope’

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City Union Mission began their CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor or Homeless campaign on October 1 with the objective of securing about half of the Mission’s yearly operating budget by January 31, 2019. They ...

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125,000 kids looking for adoptive parents

A major adoption organization is calling attention to the ever increasing need for parents to step forward and bring some love to kids who need a family. President Trump has issued a ...

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Algeria warns parents about ‘happy’ children being secret Christians

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In Algeria, about 95 percent of the population follows Islam and less than two percent are Christians. The government bans conversion from Islam to Christianity, regulates non-Muslim worship, and enforces blasphemy laws, ...

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Escaping cold, homeless fill shelters overnight

homeless

Frigid temps are pushing more homeless to seek shelter. Area facilities were packed Monday night as temps dipped to 7 degrees in many areas. More than year ago, Kim Clays’ her husband ...

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Autistic boy fails exams, gets encouraging letter from loving teacher

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A teacher has shown there’s a lot more to a person than what a test can show. Her honest and encouraging act of kindness, expressed through her letter to an autistic student ...

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Adoption, Fostering and Life Directory

          ADVICE & AID PREGNANCY CENTERS P.O. Box 7123 Shawnee Mission, KS Ruth Tisdale 913-962-0200 director@adviceandaid.com www.adviceandaid.com               ALLIANCE FOR LIFE 106B ...

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Show-Me Youth Home is that place

SHOWME

Show-Me…There is a Place… In a single, unexpected instance a family can be thrown into a crisis: a car crash that kills both parents, an 80-year old grandma raising her grandchildren suffers ...

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