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Missouri aims to end economic ‘border war’ with Kansas

Legislation aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas has been signed into law this week by Governor Mike Parson in Kansas City. The Bolivar Republican notes the legislation, ...

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New book explores unique spiritual history of Kansas City

spiritual history

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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Conservatives boost candidacy of Quintin Lucas for mayor

The election for Kansas City’s new mayor doesn’t offer conservatives much of a choice. Instead of a race between a Democrat and Republican, the Tuesday, June 18 contest is a battle between ...

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Former Chief running back Kareem Hunt gets baptized

Former Kansas City Chiefs and current Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt, who is currently serving a suspension with the NFL for assaulting a woman last year, is embracing Christianity in order ...

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Hillcrest needs clothing donations this weekend

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As you are cleaning out the basement or your bedroom closets this weekend, remember area ministries in need of clothing donations. Hillcrest Ministries is in particular need of items. When you donate ...

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‘Mission trip on steroids’ targets Peru in June

peru

It’s been dubbed the “largest global missions outreach” in history, and its ultimate goal is equally bold: to see an entire nation transformed by Christ. That nation is Peru. But 1Nation1Day — ...

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Package thief arrested after caught by doorbell camera

package thief

An area package thief, stealing deliveries from front porches, fled without the stolen goods after doorbell cameras tipped off neighbors. People in the neighborhood say, first, she tried to scam them, according ...

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Construction brings big traffic, parking changes at KCI

construction

Travelers, or those picking them up or dropping them off, will see construction on KCI’s new one terminal airport starting Friday, May 10. The first changes affect Terminal B and C. To ...

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Fallen Kansas City area pastor leaves wife, family and the faith

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A fallen pastor, who left his church in disgrace, has differing views from the church about his departure and circumstances around the egregious sin that led to it. The pastor’s statements have ...

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Armed rangers will now patrol famous Kansas City parks

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Kansas City has a crime problem and now, even public parks may not be safe for citizens. KCTV5 News reports that Kansas City’s parks will soon have armed park rangers to ensure ...

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Congress to debate flood disaster relief for Missouri, other states

disaster relief

The U.S. House is expected to bring up a $17 billion federal disaster relief package this week that involves helping Midwestern farmers, including in Missouri. Northern Missouri Republican Congressman Sam Graves tells ...

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Kansas City could get USDA research facility

USDA

In recent years Kansas City has been trying to shed its old moniker as “Cowtown.” That may be more difficult as it’s considered for a new USDA site. Kansas City is among ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Upgrading the Chiefs’ defense

The Kansas City Chiefs traded their first-round draft pick in this year’s draft to Seattle for defensive end Frank Clark, and they immediately became the odds-on favorite to win the Super Bowl ...

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Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill’s lawyer denies abuse in letter to NFL

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Attorney N. Trey Pettlon, representing Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill,  sent a four-page letter to the NFL denying the child abuse allegations in a recording that was released last week.  ...

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Brookside Art Fair is Friday thru Sunday

brookside

Sunshine is expected to bring Kansas City residents out in droves for the Brookside Art Fair.  The 34th annual event starts Friday evening and extends through the weekend, just in time for ...

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2019 Christian School Graduates Listed

graduates

Across the area, Christian schools will hold graduation ceremonies this month. Metro Voice is continuing our 15 year tradition of acknowledging the hard work of these graduates by publishing their names as ...

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Area National Day of Prayer locations announced

national day of prayer

National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 2, and area locations have been announced. Across the nation this solemn event will be attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians. The ...

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Tiny home neighborhood for veterans expands

neighborhood

A homeless community continues to grow in south Kansas City but not as you might expect. It’s a neighborhood of tiny homes built to house homeless veterans from across western Missouri. Located ...

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Service remembers homicide victims in KCK

homicide

Last year Kansas City, Kan. saw 33 lives taken by homicide. While that number pales in comparison to the numbers of Kansas City, Missouri just across the river, it still rocks the ...

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Area opioid crisis getting worse, officials look for answers

opioid crisis

This  opioid crisis is getting worse in Kansas City metro and the news has law enforcement increasingly looking to the White House for help. In Leavenworth, Kan., police are now focused on ...

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Homeless will experience the hope of Easter this weekend

city union easter

A Kansas City ministry is bringing new life to the homeless as we celebrate the new life Easter signifies. During the Easter season and all through the year, City Union Mission shares ...

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Local school on lockdown after threat

lock down

KMBC TV reports that a lockdown and extra security measures are in place Thursday morning at Académie Lafayette where a teacher found a threatening note. As students arrive Thursday, staff members will ...

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City Union Mission benefit ride to include vintage cars

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City Union Mission will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their signature fundraiser, Bikers With a Mission (BWAM) Benefit Ride, on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The Retro Ride themed event welcomes both motorcycles and ...

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Exhibit examines the armistice and a changed world after WWI

wwI

The World War I armistice on Nov. 11, 1918 ended fighting on the Western Front, but the war—and its lasting effects—did not end even with the signing of the Treaty of Paris ...

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Songwriter and performer Pat Barrett wants to be a ‘Good, Good Father’

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Pat Barrett remembers the first time he met Chris Tomlin. It was while he was in high school and he and his buddies were walking down the street and saw Tomlin and ...

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