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Senator Hawley compares Berlin and Hong Kong protests for democracy

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While the NBA is being criticized for cozying up to Chinese Communists who are battling pro-democracy protesters in China, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, says China is trying to censor Americans from ...

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Top business leaders will share their insights at Unconventional Business Summit 2019

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Can God use my vocation for a higher purpose? Can the Bible be a relevant guide to business? How can I model biblical principles in the workplace? Is it “unconventional?” Nationally recognized ...

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Couple remembers Odessa church destroyed by fire

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“It’s just devastating,” says Peggy Pemberton of the fire that destroyed her rural Odessa church in the early hours of Thursday morning. “I was sick to my stomach.” Police are investigating the ...

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Planned Parenthood opens Illinois abortion clinic to attract women from St. Louis

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Missouri has a pro-life governor and legislature, while Illinois has one of the most liberal climates for abortion in the nation. As abortion options dwindle in the Show-Me state, Planned Parenthood has ...

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Couples now can marry at Helzberg Diamond stores but beware the ‘ordained pastor’

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“I am loved” has long been the marketing slogan for Helzberg Diamonds, which is based in North Kansas City. The company has taken customer service to a new level by enabling couples ...

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Mennonite Brethren churches in Missouri and Kansas reaching out to immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Mennonite Brethren congregations in Missouri in Kansas are among those in several states that are helping Christians fleeing persecution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “These leaders self-identify as ambassadors of Christ, ...

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Orrick, Mo., church members lose thousands in gold purchase scam

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Jesus told his followers to be as wise as serpents. Sometimes, those serpents are selling gold. A man in Orrick, Mo., which is about 30 miles from Kansas City, is charged with ...

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Free tuition at Missouri’s ‘Ivy League’ Washington University

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Beginning next fall Missouri’s Washington University will offer free college to all qualifying students entering as first year freshmen and undergraduate students currently enrolled in the university. MissouriNet reports the plan is ...

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Missouri Supreme Court takes up voter I.D. and sworn statements

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Should voters without proper identification be asked to make sworn statements that they are who they say they are before being handed a ballot at the polls? Missouri’s Supreme Court will soon ...

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Pray KC event is tonight, will host Pete Greig of 24-7 Prayer

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Pray KC 2020 will hold a special gathering on the evening of Oct. 3 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Colonial Presbyterian Church located at 9500 Wornall Rd. Kansas City, Mo. The ...

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Locations announced for Oct. 6 annual Life Chain event

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The 32nd Annual Life Chain across the nation will take place Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6. It will include 70 cities and towns across Kansas plus 84 in Missouri. Some of the largest ...

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New Center for Biblical Studies opens at Midwestern Seminary

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A new center designed to aid individuals with their study of the scriptures has opened in Kansas City. The Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern Seminary opened October 3, offering another significant resource ...

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Dwight and Anita Widaman to talk about Israel at October 12 event

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Metro Voice publishers Dwight and Anita Widaman will be the guests of Calvary Baptist Church – Independence on Saturday, Oct. 12 for a special presentation titled, “Israel–See Beyond.” The free event will ...

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INMED offers new courses for medical missions opportunities

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The Institute for International Medicine (INMED) has announced an updated course catalog. INMED, based in Kansas City, is a global health education and training organization that has been equipping and preparing healthcare ...

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Supreme Court allows execution of Bucklew to take place

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A deliberate and vicious killer was executed in Missouri Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to give him his third reprieve. Russell Bucklew was executed at the Bonne Terre state prison ...

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Christian Family Services: An adoption agency to be trusted

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“Trustworthy: able to be relied on to do or provide what is needed or right, dependable, reliable.” For over 35 years CFS has been that trustworthy resource for both birth and adoptive ...

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City Union kicks off campaign to aid homeless

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City Union Mission kicks off its annual CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to Kansas City’s Poor or Homeless campaign October 1. The organization is a leading provider of programs and services, assisting homeless and disadvantaged people ...

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Missouri sees earthquake swarm along New Madrid fault Monday

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Is the big one about to hit the central United States? Maybe not but a swarm of medium-sized earthquakes in Missouri’s New Madrid region has residents on edge. The area of the ...

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Freedom From Religion Foundation takes aim at Oak Grove school district

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The Oak Grove School District in suburban Kansas City is under fire from the leftist organization, Freedom From Religion Foundation. The group, known for forcing school districts into expensive settlements over everything ...

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Historic local Spanish-speaking church placed on Missouri endangered building list

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The faith history of Kansas City was shaped not only by people and events but also by places. One of those places, La Gloria de Dios Iglesia Cristiana on Avenida Cesar Chavez ...

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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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Columbia congregation pays off more than $400,000 in medical debt

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Perhaps the only thing more stressful than a serious health challenge is worrying about how to pay for treatment. Numerous patients in mid-Missouri can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to the ...

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Missouri attorney general Eric Schmidt refers 12 Catholic priests for sexual abuse prosecution

A dozen former priests in Missouri have been referred for prosecution for sexual abuse. Attorney General Eric Schmidt made the referrals following a 13-month investigation of allegations made against members of Missouri’s ...

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Wyoming sexual abuse allegations have Missouri connection

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Sexual abuse allegations within the Catholic Church of Wyoming have a Kansas City connection. The Diocese of Cheyenne says it has substantiated three more allegations of sexual abuse against former Bishop Joseph ...

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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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