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Visit Historic Lecompton to see largest Christmas trees and ornaments display in the Midwest

Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton. In the Territorial Capital Museum, visitors can see an indoor display of over 170 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme décor ...

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Branson is the perfect place to blend two Christmas family traditions

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Traditions are fantastic opportunities for families to grow together and bond with common experiences. Enjoying and creating them becomes even more meaningful when two people combine those traditions in a marriage. My ...

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Soul Train award winner Nicole Henry releases her holiday single ‘Angels We Have Heard On High’

Jazz/soul vocalist Nicole Henry will release her first-ever holiday single, Angels We Have Heard on High on Friday, November 8, 2019. Described as appropriately reverent and always uplifting, this track aims to ...

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College students want Columbus Day replaced

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Should Columbus be relegated to the trash heap of history? A new poll finds that 4 in 5 college students support dropping the the holiday that honors the Christian explorer in favor ...

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How much do you know about Memorial Day?

How much do you know about Memorial Day? Today, as ponder the selfless sacrifice of the men and women of our armed forces, we hope that today you will join us in ...

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KCI’s 50 year-old design struggles with weight of holiday travelers

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Long lines abound at Kansas City’s International Airport this week as travelers battle increased traffic and a TSA security process that struggles with the airports 50-year-old design. The airport, designed in the ...

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Keeping families safe during the holidays

For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is ...

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Expert advice for decorating your home for Christmas

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With the early wintery weather this year, many homeowners are a little behind schedule in their outdoor Christmas decorating. If that sounds like you, outdoor home maintenance expert Scott Shippy has some ...

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KC Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ will leave you speechless

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Christmas is gifts, snow, imagination, music and magic for kids. A Christmas tradition that incorporates all these is the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker. The opening night for The Nutcracker in Kansas ...

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Keeping your health on track during the indulgent holiday season

The holiday season can be an indulgent one, full of cookies, candies, heavy meals and eggnog. While no one wants to rein in the fun during the merriest time of year, there ...

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Area highways very busy for Thanksgiving travel

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More than 54 million Americans are traveling this week, journeying 50 miles or more away from home to celebrate Thanksgiving. How will holiday travel affect Kansas and Missouri drivers? Those numbers will impact local residents as I-70, ...

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‘The Grinch’ reflects on true meaning of Christmas

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The frozen wind whips, the snow seeps with wet trickles into his garishly green furry ankles, and the Grinch sucks his teeth in frustration on his icy mountain perch. They think their ...

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Today is Juneteenth — a holiday many Americans have never heard of, but need to know about

Many black Americans will commemorate an important day in our nation’s history Tuesday – a day that many other Americans have never heard of. It’s called Juneteenth. On June 19, 1865 – ...

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Will there be a Billy Graham national holiday?

A movement is growing to create a national holiday honoring Billy Graham. A petition has garnered over 100,000 signatures in a week. Posted to Change.org by a Kyle Siler and addressed to ...

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