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Area opioid crisis getting worse, officials look for answers

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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

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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

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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

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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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C.S. Lewis’s ‘The Screwtape Letters’ will bedevil audiences with classic tale of spiritual warfare

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One of the first rules of battle is to know your enemy, and nowhere is that more important than in spiritual warfare. “The greatest victory of the devil is to convince people ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Playoffs

For sports fans, this is the best time of the year. The weather is warming up, the NBA is gearing up for the playoffs, we’re in the midst of March Madness and ...

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Local ministries to host Empowered to Connect Conference

The Empowered to Connect Conference, presented in a simulcast by Show Hope, will take place on April 5th and 6th and features two days of practical teaching in a safe and supportive ...

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INMED offers health conference for ‘forgotten of this world’

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Graceway Church in Kansas City will host a major health conference April 5-6 with the goal of equipping attendees how to better serve the “forgotten of this world.” The Humanitarian Health Conference ...

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Do you live in one of nation’s healthiest counties?

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How healthy is your county? Below is a list of the top 500 communities in the United states and where they rank based on certain criteria. The U.S. News Healthiest Communities rankings ...

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Groundbreaking for new airport today

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Kansas City officially enters the 21st Century today, according to flying enthusiasts, with the groundbreaking ceremony of the new international airport. The ceremony, which is open to the public, is scheduled for ...

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Second jury finds Roundup causes cancer

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A U.S. jury ruled on March 19 that agrochemical company Monsanto’s weed killer product, Roundup,  was a major contributing factor in causing cancer. It is the second such ruling. Shares in Bayer, the ...

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‘God’s Protection Is Real:’ Bullet fired into Kansas City home stopped by the Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer stopped a bullet that flew into a local 70-year-old woman’s house, in what could be described as an act of God. Constance Effie of Kansas City, Kansas, says it’s ...

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Local news anchor relies on her faith as she renews battle against breast cancer

Cynthia Newsome, a reporter and anchor for KSHB-TV in Kansas City, has inspired thousands of friends and viewers with her candid story of overcoming breast cancer. She remembers Feb. 15, 2012 – ...

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Catholic school stands by decision to bar student of same-sex couple

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A Prairie Village, Kan. Catholic school is standing by its decision to deny a same-sex couple who attempted to admit their child as a student. The school cites archdiocesan admissions policies and ...

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New KCI groundbreaking set for late March

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After being discussed, voted on, delayed, and redesigned for 15 years, Kansas City’s new international airport will finally become a reality.  Officials say that the new KCI will have a groundbreaking ceremony at ...

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Gas tax hike redux as lawmakers consider ways to fix roads

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Missouri lawmakers are in a race to fix the state’s roads before its too late. An effort to hike Missouri’s gas tax by 10 cents over four years to help fix roads ...

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We’re home–now what? WWI Museum looks at veterans from the Great War

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Americans are familiar with the treatment of Vietnam War veterans returning from the front lines. It was a divisive time in our nation’s history and, sadly, veterans often felt the wrath of ...

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Tornado season kicks off early with 23 dead in Alabama

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A tornado killed at least 23 people in southeast Alabama on March 3, part of a powerful storm system, which ravaged the Southeast and unleashed other tornadoes. “Unfortunately our toll, as far ...

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State officials give grave warning: Get off the roads during Sunday’s snowstorm

With a rare March snowstorm barreling towards Kansas and Missouri, state officials are warning drivers to stay home. And while Saturday is the calm before the storm with even some sun peaking ...

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Planned Parenthood loses court case over new Missouri law

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In a major setback for Planned Parenthood in Missouri, a judge has ruled that state restrictions were not “undue” burdens on women seeking abortions. Current Missouri law requires that abortionists have hospital admitting ...

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Charges dismissed in decapitation of boy at Schlitterbahn

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Criminal charges have been dismissed against a construction company and the owners of a Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, over the decapitation of  a 10-year-old boy while riding a 17-story waterslide ...

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City Council reaches agreement on KCI airport cost

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Construction on Kansas City’s new international airport is moving forward thanks to an agreement that airlines will pay for increased expenses. The news came as city council members found common ground with ...

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Violent crime in Kansas City targeted by attorney general

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Kansas City has joined the attorney general’s efforts intended to fight and prosecute violent crime. Among the most violent cities in the nation, Kansas City is joined by St. Louis and, surprisingly, ...

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