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April 17 local ‘Reagan-Lincoln Day’ dinner battles cancel culture

The Jackson County Reagan-Lincoln Dinner is scheduled for Saturday night, April 17 at Adams Pointe Conference Center in Blue Springs. The annual event is a fundraiser for the local GOP’s grassroots efforts ...

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Book offers fresh insight on what God has in store for Kansas City

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One of the most inspiring books I have read about the city I deeply love, Kansas City, was published in December 2020 by Neil Brown. Neil is part of our ministry team ...

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Sen. Warnock deletes Easter tweet that dowplayed death of Jesus

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Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock has deleted an Easter tweet that downplayed the significance of the crucifixion of Jesus, saying we can “save ourselves.” The lawmaker’s tweet was immediately flooded with responses from ...

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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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‘Turn Your Season Around’: Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry on winning the game of life

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Few people understand the highs and lows of baseball – and of life itself – better than Darryl Strawberry. His storied career with the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers and New ...

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Kansas City looking for community partners to tackle homeless issues

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The city of Kansas City has announced several new initiatives to address the homeless crisis. They include repurposing vacant homes and connecting the homeless community with resources to help lift them out ...

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Missouri Covid rate drops to lowest in nation

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Missouri has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in the nation, Gov. Mike Parson announced on Thursday. “Our seven-day positivity rate is below 4 percent, a long time since we’ve seen those kinds ...

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Movie ‘Bobbi Jo: Under the Influence’ has multiple Kansas City connections

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The recently released documentary “Bobbi Jo: Under the Influence” (available through video on demand and DVD) provides a no-holds-barred account of Bobbi Jo Reed. By her own admission, she found herself living ...

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Missouri tax filing and payment deadline extended

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Governor Mike Parson announced today that the Missouri Department of Revenue is extending the state individual tax filing and payment deadline for the 2020 tax year from April 15, 2021, to May ...

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Is it a good time to sell my house? Tips for homeowners

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Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to ...

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Race to replace Roy Blunt could be most crowded in years

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No sooner did Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt announce that he will not seek reelection in 2022 than speculation began about might run replace him. “The Missouri Times” listed a number of potential ...

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Kansas City man ran Ponzi scheme, defrauded his church

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A Kansas City man will spend eight years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme and defrauding his church. Matthew R. Peterson pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud and one count ...

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Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to reopen March 22

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The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library will reopen all library buildings to the public on March 22, 2021.  The public will be able to engage in most of the previous services offered ...

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Renowned evangelist Luis Palau enters hospice following cancer battle

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Evangelist Luis Palau has been placed in hospice, his family announced this week. The 86-year-old has been battling lung cancer since 2018. “You may have heard that Dad is not doing so ...

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Joe Biden has divided Catholics over his leftist agenda

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Catholics are divided in their response to President Joe Biden touting his loyalty to the church while enacting a radical agenda on abortion, religious freedom, and other issues. Unlike President John F. ...

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Minister who forgave his attacker launches ‘Safe Haven’ for youth

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“I forgave the man who shot me,” Anthony White recalls of his chance encounter with the attacker who two years earlier had pulled the trigger. It was 2002 and White was walking ...

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City opens news pediatric research facility

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City announced the opening of its new nine-story, 375,000-square-foot, pediatric research facility located in downtown Kansas City. The new building is home to the Children’s Mercy Research Institute, which was established in 2015 to accelerate ...

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Missouri Senate bill penalizes protestors who block streets, deface monuments

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Protestors who block streets would be penalized under legislation initially approved by the Missouri Senate this week. The bill also aims to prevent municipalities from decreasing budgets for law enforcement agencies in ...

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Governor warns of price gouging in wake of arctic blast

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Many Americans are concerned about large increases in the price of natural gas after multiple snowstorms and subzero temperatures in recent weeks. In Missouri, Gov. Mike Parson is addressing the shortage and ...

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Retired educator sees first-hand the harm of virtual learning

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Fall this year brought with it many school challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many schools still have not returned to a normal routine. They are relying heavily on virtual learning which ...

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Christian College Fair Feb. 27 in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will descend on Kansas City Feb. 27 to meet students and parents. The 23rd annual Christian College Expo will feature over 40 Christian colleges and universities ...

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Eric Swalwell refers to God as a woman after Pelosi strikes ‘gendered’ language from House

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Congressman and failed presidential candidate Eric Swalwell has made it a point to refer to God as a woman.  The Democrat joins Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Democrat from Kansas City, who was ...

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Kansas City Archbishop calls out President Biden for abortion policies

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The pro-abortion policies of President Joe Biden are in direct opposition to Christian teachings, said Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, who also serves as chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic ...

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Schools districts attempt to monitor mental health of students during pandemic

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Local school districts are concerned about the mental health of students as the pandemic continues. “This time has called for us to really relook at how we provide services to families,” said ...

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Tom Brady participates in Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

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Kansas City Chiefs fans saw all they wanted to see of Tom Brady during last weekend’s Super Bowl. However, Brady also shared a heartfelt message to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson during ...

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