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Rally and March for Life draw hundreds to Kansas Capitol as constitutional amendment is endorsed

March for Life

Cold and rainy weather didn’t stop hundreds of pro-life advocates from gathering Wednesday, January 22nd, at the Kansas Statehouse for the March for Life to mark the 47th anniversary of the U.S. ...

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800 real men to gather for huge choir

real men

A Kansas college will host over 800 young men Jan. 30 for the Real Men Sing vocal workshop. Bethany College, located in Lindsborg, Kan. and part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in ...

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Tim Tebow, featured speaker at Kansans for Life banquet, has deeply personal connection to pro-life cause

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Tim Tebow has had great success as a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, professional baseball player and as of last week, husband to a former Miss Universe. He realizes that he owes everything to ...

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Area churches to host Tim Tebow ‘Night to Shine’ Prom for people with special needs

night to shine

Several churches in Kansas and Missouri will serve as part of over 700 churches around the world already registered to host Night to Shine 2020, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. This ...

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Tim Tebow marries former Miss Universe before coming to speak at pro-life banquet

tebow marries

Tim Tebow will be the featured speaker at the Kansas for Life Valentine’s banquet on February 11. First, however, he had to take care of some personal business. The former Heisman Trophy ...

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‘Bleeding Kansas’ Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2020 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 26. The programs are held at ...

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Keith the Critic reviews movies for you!

Are there any movies you missed in the past year? Maybe now is a good time to catch up. Keith the Critic gives his reviews, as only he can, on some recent ...

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Annual Rally and March for Life is Jan. 22 in Topeka

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 22. The day will be full of events including educational workshops for teens and adults, an ...

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Missouri judge dismisses lawsuit over religious exemptions for vaccinations

vaccinations

A federal judge in Missouri has ruled against a student at a Christian school who challenged the state’s religious exemption form for vaccinations. Senior U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs dismissed the lawsuit ...

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The Chiefs scored so much on Sunday that the stadium ran out of touchdown fireworks

Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs have an offense that’s capable of scoring 50-plus points, but even the pyrotechnics crew at Arrowhead Stadium wasn’t quite prepared for the scoring onslaught that unfolded during Sunday’s ...

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The 401(k) / IRA IQ Quiz: How safe is your retirement?

retirement

While we all love the season of giving, there is one place that many are likely giving far more than they should: the Internal Revenue Service. As we’ve pointed out in our ...

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Sharknado! A Kansas find reveals a 17-foot, long-extinct shark species

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Kansas was once home to a shark species. A whopper. Paleontologist Mike Everhart had found a rib from a plesiosaur — an ancient ocean reptile — on the Ringneck Ranch in north-central Kansas ...

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A new series to begin at Topeka Performing Arts Center

Topeka Performing Arts Center

The Topeka Performing Arts Center has announced Local Live! – a new event showcasing local bands and musicians. The inaugural event will take place Saturday, January 18th at 8pm featuring Topeka’s own ...

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New Cowboys head coach McCarthy has deep area roots

McCarthy

The Dallas Cowboys NFL team announced Mike McCarthy has been named the new head coach for the Dallas Cowboys. McCarthy is a graduate of Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan and former ...

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TRM Ministries announces new program for community

TRM Ministries

A new ongoing campaign has been announced by Barry Feaker and the staff at TRM Ministries. Here is the announcement and details on how the program will work:   We are pleased ...

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Meteorologist Mike Thompson running for Kansas Senate

thompson

The long-term forecast for 2020 includes a state senate race for a popular local meteorologist. Mike Thompson, who recently retired after a long career on KCTV-5 and WDAF-Fox 4, is running for ...

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Small Kansas Town Inspired the Disney Movie “Cars”

Some tourist spots are a little over-hyped for what they are, but sometimes you find a diamond in the rough. Way down in the southeast corner of Kansas, Route 66 curves through ...

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Topeka Zoo begins Christmas Tree recycling program

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The Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center is now accepting used live Christmas trees for recycling. It is as easy as dropping the tree off at the same location as last year, on ...

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After losing hospital, rural town realizes they don’t need one

hospital

It’s been about a year since the hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., closed. The lessons for this community about meeting its residents’ health needs could provide insights for the rest of the ...

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Kansas state parks to offer First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day

state parks

What better way to kick off the New Year than by getting a jump start burning off those extra holiday calories in the great outdoors? Kansas state parks, including several in northeast ...

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Kansas highways ranked #2 in nation

kansas highways

How bad are Kansas highways? Among the jewels of accepted wisdom about the Gov. Sam Brownback administration is that, as Esquire’s Charles Pierce so gently phrased it, “Brownback would rather have people die on ...

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Book by local author explores the ability to find peace in Christ after series of losses

A great loss or series of losses doesn’t have to define your life. Local author Gregor Southard shares a collection of blogs he wrote between 2012 and 2014 in his new memoir “Emerging ...

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Area Church wins court battle to house homeless

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As a blizzard battered Lenexa, Kansas, on December 14, clean sheets in shades of purple, white, and light blue stretched appealingly over rows of cots at a local church, ready for those without ...

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“Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates available through end of year

There’s only a few days left! Kansans can pre-order the new “Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates through the end of the year. In 2002, the Kansas legislature approved the Choose Life license ...

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Washburn University School of Law praised by College Gazette

In an article published in October called “10 Incredible Law Schools Outside the Ivy League,” College Gazette praised the Washburn University School of Law, located in Topeka. The article noted that there are ...

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