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Hurricane Ian sets sights on S. Carolina after devastating Florida coast

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Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall on South Carolina’s coast Friday after the megastorm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and left people trapped in their homes. National Guard troops are being positioned in ...

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$1 now worth just 88 cents while Biden claims inflation has risen “hardly at all”

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$1 at the start of the Biden administration is now worth just 88 cents. The devastating news for millions of families comes as the Federal Reserve again raises interest rates to stem ...

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12 inches and counting as rain deluges St. Louis region

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Large swaths of St. Louis remain under water after historic rainfall fell through Tuesday morning. Emergency officials are concerned that additional rain forecast for Wednesday will cause additional flooding. The rain broke ...

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All 50 states now have historic gas price above $4 a gallon

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Kansas was one of several states Monday where the average price of gas rose above $4 bringing the total number of states to 50. Numerous states have prices above $5 a gallon ...

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Enough fentanyl to kill 20 million Americans seized

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Enough opioid fentanyl to kill 20 million Americans–has been seized in California. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) on April 23 seized the drug, in a massive law enforcement operation. “ACSO detectives ...

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Netflix loses historic number of subscribers from sharing, boycott

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Boycotts, account sharing, and streaming competition has led Netflix to lose subscribers for the first time in over a decade. The streaming service made the announcement to investors on April 19. It ...

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Dave Ramsey shares six tips for saving money on gas

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As American consumers struggle with the highest gasoline prices in history, financial guru Dave Ramsey knows says there are several ways to ease the pain. He shared these six gas tips on ...

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Poll: 61% of small businesses say they raised prices

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Sixty-one percent of small businesses say they raised their prices at the start of 2022. The poll was taken by the National Federation of Independent Business. That’s the highest percentage in almost 50 ...

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Fire at historic Kansas City church being investigated as arson

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Federal authorities are investigating a fire at historic Harlem Baptist Church in Kansas City as arson. The fire last Saturday gutted the front of the church and left half of its eight ...

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Local college expansion threatens destruction of historic church

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The abandoned but historic Seventh Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Kan., stands in the way of a new educational center being built by KCK Community College. “This is probably the ...

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Franklin Graham to travel Route 66 sharing message of hope

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Franklin Graham is taking his message of hope on the road, with a series of events along historic Route 66, including Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and other states, ending in California. “I think ...

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Kansas Capitol building reopens to public & tours for first time since March 2020

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Another sign of things getting back to normal is the reopening of the Kansas Capitol building in Topeka. The historic building, with its stunning murals and dome, is now open to visitors and ...

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Israel may replace Netanyahu with more conservative Naftali Bennett

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Israel may soon have a new leader as an opposition leaders moved closer to unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. It comes after several parties agreed on terms that may lead ...

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Supreme Court agrees to hear historic Mississippi challenge to Roe v Wade

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Prolife groups are applauding an announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case involving a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The justices, in a 17-word ...

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Israel goes to the polls, will Netanyahu survive?

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Israel is at the polls for a historic fourth time in just two years today capping what many hope is the end to a tumultuous political era. The Middle East’s only democracy ...

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Grammy Awards ratings plummet during vulgar, politically correct show

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Sunday’s Grammy Awards, which have been widely criticized for their vulgarity, had the lowest viewership in history. “Variety” reported that the show had a 2.1 rating in adults aged 18 to 49, the ...

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Community pulls together to relocate and renovate historic black church

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A historic black church is being saved from demolition as a community pulls together in the effort. In September 2014, the planned demolition of Timmons Temple in Springfield, Mo. was brought to ...

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The black doctor who performed open heart surgery in 1893

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While the world celebrates open heart surgery as a modern triumph of science, it was a black doctor in 1893 Chicago that really made history.  In July of that year, Dr. Daniel ...

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Kosovo recognizes Israel, will have embassy in Jerusalem

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Kosovo has become the latest Muslim nation to officially established diplomatic ties with Israel. It marks yet another diplomatic achievement of the Trump administration coming weeks after Donald Trump left office. In ...

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Trump creates new ‘Office of the Former President’ to carry on agenda

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Former President Donald Trump surprised critics this week by opening an “Office of the Former President”. A press release from the office says it seeks to advance the interests of the United States ...

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Two more Muslim countries were on verge of peace with Israel

The Times of Israel is reporting that the Trump administration was finalizing peace agreements between Israel and two more Muslim nations but time ran out. According to the newspaper, Mauritania and Indonesia ...

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Netanyahu thanks Trump on anniversary of recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Israeli leaders are celebrating the third anniversary of the recognition of Jerusalem as its capital by the Trump Administration. “President Trump, exactly three years ago, you became the first world leader to ...

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Jewish vote for Republican presidential candidate biggest in decades

Regardless of the outcome of the U.S. presidential race, the close results and possibility of a split Congress indicate that the nation remains deeply divided politically and socially. The Jewish community is ...

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Historic Lecompton has Midwest’s largest Christmas trees and ornaments display

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Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton, Kansas. Visitors can see an indoor display of over 150 trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme decor – including turn ...

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Orange County looks to flip Congressional seats red

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In Southern California, Orange County looks to return conservatives to Congress. Two Republican challengers have continued to widen slim leads over Orange County California Democratic House members. The races remained too close ...

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