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Christian school founder not guilty of molestation

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The founder of a Shawnee Christian school has redeemed himself in front of a jury concerning  accusations of molesting children at the school. Dennis Creason was found not guilty at trial Tuesday, according ...

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Capital City Barbershop Chorus annual show features Lemon Squeezy

The Capital City Barbershop Chorus will present its annual show, “Places In Our Heart” along with featured quartets Lemon Squeezy, the 2016 BHS International Silver Medalists, and Harmonium, the 2016 CSD champions ...

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MO Attorney General Schmitt, FBI prioritize child trafficking

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says human trafficking is an epidemic. He made the statement at a press conference Monday on Kansas City.  Now, the FBI’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task ...

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Kansas, western Missouri at risk for huge tornado outbreak today

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Kansas City is included in a severe risk area for tornado activity today and tonight. Nineteen million other Americans are also in the path of destruction today after nearly four dozen tornadoes ...

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“Kids Ride Free!” all summer on Topeka city busses

Topeka kids can now look forward to a break from school, with summer right around the corner, as well as a free transportation around Topeka on city busses. Since the summer of ...

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Kansas City may see severe storms this weekend

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Kansas and Missouri could see a severe weather outbreak over the next few days. The storms then move across the central United States next week, bringing the threat of tornadoes, large hail ...

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Registration ongoing for 2019 Sunflower State Games

Registration is ongoing for the 30th Anniversary of The Sunflower State Games, Kansas’ own Olympic style sports festival. The 2019 Sunflower State Games will take place July 12-28 in Topeka and will ...

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How child molesters think and act and how to protect children from them

As previously reported in the Metro Voice, scandals involving child molesters are rampant. The release of the documentary, Leaving Neverland, recently has increased the national conversation about pedophilia and child molestation. A ...

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Hospital closure has Kansas town asking, ‘What comes next?’

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A slight drizzle had begun in the gray December sky outside Community Christian Church as Reta Baker, president of the local hospital, stepped through the doors to join a weekly morning coffee ...

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Package thief arrested after caught by doorbell camera

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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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Searching for the meaning of masculinity on a Kansas college campus

For nine weeks, Zyrie Berry-Henricks has been meeting with four other University of Kansas students to try to answer the question: What does it mean to be a man? It’s part of ...

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Lightning strikes Kansas airport

Airport surveillance cameras captured the incredible moment lightning strikes the tarmac at Hutchinson Airport. A lightning strike during a May 5 storm damaged a portion of the airport’s main apron. Photos were ...

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North Topeka activities include Chalk Walk

NOTO Arts District is getting out the sidewalk chalk and attempting to cover each square of concrete sidewalk within two blocks with art. The 6th Annual Two Block Chalk Walk will be ...

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“Best tournament of the year” benefits Pancreatic Cancer research

Spring is here, summer’s near, and it’s that time of year – time to gear up for the 17th Annual Rod Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting KU Cancer Center. The event is ...

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Singer Mark Schultz headlines benefit concert May 7 for women’s clinic

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Many people don’t realize that popular Christian singer Mark Schultz was adopted. The Dove Award winner  has a passion for babies, moms and adoption and believes that giving to orphans in need ...

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Kansas church pays off $2.2 million in medical debt for 1,600 people

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Kansas families struggling with medical debt were blessed with an Easter surprise. The 4,000-member multi-campus congregation of Pathway Church in Wichita used over $20,000 of its own funds to pay off the ...

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Area families find 2,400 morel mushrooms in a weekend

morel mushrooms

Folks looking for morel mushrooms are having an epic season thanks to the abundance of rain. Two families in Warrensburg, Mo had an impressive haul over the weekend and found more than ...

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2019 Christian School Graduates Listed

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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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Luncheon to feature business building tips

All business owners want to get the most out of their businesses. At the May C5 Power Luncheon, Carl Fowler and Marshall Madil will demonstrate what can be accomplished with just a ...

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Kansas Senate overrides veto in stunning rebuke to governor

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In a what is seen as a damaging rebuke to the abortion-at-any-cost policy of Gov. Laura Kelly, the Kansas Senate has overridden her veto. She had vetoed a bill last week that ...

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Severe storms, flood warning extended for region

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pleasant Hill has issued a Flood Warning today and tonight for a large portion of western Missouri and eastern Kansas including Kansas City, Overland Park, Lee’s ...

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Kansas legislature may override Governor’s veto of abortion reversal pill

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The Kansas legislature will take a vote Wednesday to override Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a bill giving women information about an abortion reversal pill. Kansans for life is encouraging residents to ...

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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

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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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