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Civil War cannonball discovered lodged in cut-down Independence tree

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The owner of a local tree cutting service discovered a hidden gem inside a tree he cut down on a historic property in Independence. The cannonball he found dates back to the ...

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Is this a seal from the household of King David?

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Did archaeologists just identify an ancient seal from the ring used by one of the sons of King David in a pile of dirt? That’s what experts believe. A 2,600-year-old bulla, or seal, ...

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Canadian Orthodox priest fired after prayers for Israel

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A popular orthodox priest in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia says he was forced to resign after giving a sermon about the importance of honoring the Jewish roots of Christianity and ...

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News Briefs: San Francisco labels NRA ‘terrorists’; Former Zimbabwe dictator dies; Google antitrust probe; Was Joshua a Palestinian?

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Here’s your daily news briefs. Antitrust probe of Google starts next week State attorneys general will formally launch antitrust probes into Facebook and Alphabet’s Google unit next week. A bipartisan group of three ...

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Prayer Concern: The silent suppression of Christians in Turkey

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ISTANBUL – A recent report published by the Middle East Forum noted that “There is an atmosphere in Turkey right now that anyone who isn’t Sunni (Muslim) is a threat to the ...

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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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Early American History You Should Know…But Probably Don’t: John Adams

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John Adams, the mind of the American Revolution. It was with more than adequate reason that Founding Father Richard Stockton referred to John Adams as “the Atlas of American Independence.” Adams did ...

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Evidence of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem discovered

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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s ongoing archaeological excavation on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have announced a second significant discovery from the 2019 season – clear evidence of the ...

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After 200 years, US Army gets its own museum

Right now, the US Army is the only military branch without its own national museum. In 2020, that’s set to change. The future capstone of the Army is still under construction on a ...

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Iraqi TV anchor reads eye-opening poem questioning Arab culture

Iraqi TV Host Mahdi Jassem Reads Text By Syrian Poet: For 1,400 Years We Have Been Cursing The Jews And Christians, But We Are The Ones Left Without Unity. In a July ...

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How one Christian birthed the nation’s WWI memorial

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Have you ever been to Longview Farm? Or visited the Kansas City Museum or the nation’s official WWI monument and museum, Liberty Memorial? Kansas City enjoys all these landmarks thanks to the generosity ...

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Early American history you should know…but probably don’t

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Many in academia, the media and politics believe that separating us from American history and our Christian heritage is a necessary step in a campaign to move the country towards a “workers’ ...

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Summer brings more activities to NOTO Arts District

It’s the Summer of NOTO! The NOTO Arts & Entertainment District is celebrating with good art, good friends, and good fun! NOTO Art Center has announced its “Women of NOTO” exhibit inside ...

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What does this ancient papyrus reveal about early Christians?

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An Egyptian papyrus in the University of Basel’s collection in Basel, Switzerland, is very unique from all the other ancient papers in the collection.  The papyrus contains a letter providing valuable insights ...

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Where’s the beef? The Armour family put Kansas City on the map

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Have you ever driven Armour Road in Kansas City? Or visited the West Bottoms? Or sung the Armour hotdog song from the 60s? There’s a connection you may not know. The Armour ...

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Church returns wallet found stashed in vent for 75 years

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A church renovating an old high school has reunited a woman with a wallet that was stolen 75  years ago.  The wallet was discovered — along with 14 others — as the ...

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DNA shows Philistines, and modern-day Palestinians, were really European

A dramatic and explosive DNA discovery in Israel has implications for the political struggle between Israelis and Palestinians. Three years ago, archaeologists digging in Israel revealed they had excavated a Philistine cemetery ...

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Who were the first settlers of Jamestown?

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Ever wonder who the first settlers were? They were a cross section of English society. On May 13, 1607 three English ships the Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery with approximately 144 settlers ...

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America began in a covenant with God

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Covenants are viewed as the most sacred and binding of deals – an oath that’s never to be broken. America’s earliest settlers made a covenant with God to serve and proclaim Him ...

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Trump makes history going to North Korea

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President Donald Trump made history on Sunday as the first sitting US President to physically step foot into North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un accepted Trump’s invitation to revive discussions on ...

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‘Hamilton’ could be a story for today’s political climate

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Forgiveness. The unimaginable. We can all relate to being forgiven, asking someone for forgiveness, and waiting to be forgiven. It’s a surprising and potent message that wraps up the Broadway production of ...

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New book explores unique spiritual history of Kansas City

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Have you ever wondered about the spiritual destiny of cities? Kansas City has a unique spiritual history. A new book, The Spiritual Roots of Kansas City: Discovering the Past to Shape Our Future, ...

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Normandy remembered: ‘Lord, Let Me See One More Sunrise’

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Planes spread out across the sky, nearly wingtip to wingtip. A sniper’s bullet whizzing by the ear. Squeezing a dying soldier’s hand, so he knew he was not alone in Normandy. Across ...

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Untold history and Germany’s invasion of Russia

There is a great deal about the history of World War II that has missed our history books. Like how the Soviet Union waited until the day before VJ Day to declare ...

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Highway competes with excavated town from Isaiah’s time

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A major archaeological discovery in Israel raised the question of how to preserve the past without stopping progress towards the future when a modern highway and an ancient town came to a ...

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