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Lauren Daigle’s world tour will stop in Kansas City next May

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Grammy Award-winning artist Lauren Daigle’s first headlining arena tour will include a performance at Sprint Center in Kansas City next May 28. The 44-city Lauren Dangle World Tour will begin in Australia ...

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Restaurant culture wars: Kansas, Purdue campuses deal with Chick-fil-A opponents

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Some of the biggest battles on college campuses this fall are playing out not on the football field but in the cafeteria. Close to home, where University of Kansas students are known ...

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Trey Gowdy to headline Vitae pro-life event

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Popular former U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s annual Kansas City pro-life event on Tuesday, September 24. The Vitae Foundation is a national non-profit organization ...

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Kansas City: Here’s your calling!

Cities, like individuals, have unique attributes, gifts, and callings endowed by the Creator for the purpose of the building up and expansion of God’s Kingdom as a whole. “Worthy are You, our ...

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Margin KC brings Dave Ramsey’s teaching to more than 100 local churches

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Thousands of Kansas Citians are carrying their checkbooks as well as their Bibles to church this fall. It’s not to write out big tithe checks (although they likely would be welcome) but ...

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Youth Court provides options, experience to young offenders

September is National Youth Court Month, and Topeka Youth Project is celebrating 15 years of providing Youth Court to Topeka/Shawnee County youth. This program is youth-led and youth-driven by 13- to 18-year-old ...

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Supreme Court says “Right to life” means right to abortion

The Kansas Supreme Court’s recent Hodes & Nauser abortion decision, finding the right to abortion in our Kansas constitution, resulted in many changes — some ironic, and others alarming. The court ironically ...

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What is the truth about dinosaurs?

Does God exist?  How can anyone believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God?  Is evolution happening today? What is the truth about dinosaurs? If God ...

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Local pastor/missionary to be recognized for lifetime achievement

Rev. Max Manning, one of the original founders of Topeka Rescue Mission, has been serving the Kingdom of God since the 1950s. The pastor and missionary is the Director of Global Missions, ...

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Famous Kansas billionaire David Koch dies

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Billionaire businessman, philanthropist and Kansan David Koch is being remembered today after he passed away at age 79. “David Hamilton Koch, longtime stockholder, director, and leader in Koch Industries, passed away on ...

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Local officials learning tax hikes doom consumer spending

City and county officials in Johnson County recently told the Kansas City Star they are ‘puzzled’ by sluggish sales tax collections and consumer spending. They shouldn’t be.  Local officials should realize the obvious. Kansans ...

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Can the church participate in political debate?

A public debate has started concerning the Kansas Supreme Court, who recently found the right to an abortion in the Kansas State Constitution. Is the church legally restricted from participating in the ...

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NAMI Topeka presents Family-to-Family mental health education class

Mental health advocates say the community must end the stigma attached to mental illness in order for people to get the help they need. NAMI Topeka, part of the National Alliance on ...

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Kansas announces “You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.” campaign

The Kansas Department of Transportation says alcohol and drugs are involved in 40% of crash deaths on Kansas roads. That’s why local and state police agencies across the state Thursday begin an ...

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Slash and Bash Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival celebrities visit Topeka

Over a dozen stars and directors of Horror & Sci-Fi movies came to Topeka Friday morning to promote their movies and a local film festival. Photos and interviews were held at The ...

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Capital Grille keeps the ambiance and great food in new location

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The holiday season is around the corner and for many people that means planning group events. With the opening of The Capital Grille in its new and expanded location on the Country ...

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Ministry helps rebuild lives after natural disasters

There are plenty of instances where natural disasters have significantly affected communities across the nation. From tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas, floods in Missouri, Iowa and Louisiana and the Northeast, to devastating ...

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15th Annual Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival in Lawrence

There’s a lot of “terrible” and “horror-ific” fun going on tonight and the next two days in Lawrence! It’s the 15th Annual Slash and Bash Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival, brought to you by ...

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Monthly gathering seeks to unite Topeka in prayer

REVIVE TOPEKA is an initiative that began in July to bring all the churches in Topeka together in one accord in prayer for the peace and prosperity of Topeka (2 Chronicles 7:14), ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Will there be real football in Lawrence?

If you want to see just how bad football has been in Lawrence, just check out last year’s attendance numbers. The Jayhawks had 24,000 folks show up for their season opening loss ...

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Catholic Charities name change reflects move toward holistic services

In 2012, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas began a shift away from one-time, crisis intervention programs towards self-sustainability by offering long-term wrap-around services. While Catholic Charities will always provide food, clothing and ...

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Local singer/director receives music education award

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Susan Ives is the recipient of the 2019 Sweet Adelines National Association for Music Education Award. Ives has been the director of the local Sweet Adelines chapter, Topeka Acappella Unlimited Chorus (formerly ...

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Sears is closing Independence, other Missouri stores

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Sears is closing 26 Sears and Kmart stores in October including three Sears locations in Missouri. The company plans to close its locations in Cape Girardeau, the St. Louis suburb of St. Peters, and ...

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Christian Education Summit to take up where Sunday School left off

At its roots, the Sunday School movement was a response to the need for education for children who worked in factories all week and found themselves aimless, uneducated and without purpose on ...

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Topeka Rescue Mission facing possible closure due to financial shortfall

In a news release today, Topeka Rescue Mission (TRM), says it is facing possible closure after over 65 years of serving homeless and impoverished men, women and children in the Topeka area. ...

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