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Parson joins with other governors, Pence in calling for Roe v. Wade to be overturned

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has joined former Vice President Mike Pence in calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 landmark decision of Roe v. Wade. Mississippi Attorney General Lynn ...

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National Churchill Museum in Fulton reopens after pandemic

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Area families looking for a getaway before school starts have a new option. The National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Mo., is reopening this weekend after being closed during the pandemic. The museum ...

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New grants to protect children against crime in Missouri

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson this week announced $4 million in new grant opportunities to combat crime against children and provide additional funding to agencies that provide services to crime victims. “The last ...

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Missouri State Fair showcases $8 million facility improvements

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Visitors to the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia next month will enjoy about $8 million in improvements to the grounds. This includes campground improvements, brick horse barn upgrades and major renovations at ...

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Kansas City school district teaches critical race theory and 1619 Project

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Kansas City is the only school district in Missouri that reported using a curriculum that both teaches lessons about critical race theory and includes the 1619 Project, a recent survey found. Two ...

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Missouri attorney general to sue St. Louis over new mask mandate

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt plans to file a lawsuit to stop the return of mask mandates in St. Louis City and County “The citizens of St. Louis and St. Louis County ...

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Attendance at Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station breaks record

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A record 150,000+ tickets have been sold to the Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. exhibition at Union Station in Kansas City. “When we started planning this exhibition nearly six years ago, ...

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Missouri school district spent $15,000 on critical race theory curriculum

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Just a week after Gov. Mike Parson said Missouri was not teaching critical race theory,  a St. Louis-area school district is preparing to do just that. The district paid $15,000 for curriculum ...

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Kansas City will celebrate Missouri bicentennial Saturday

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Kansas City will celebrate the Missouri Bicentennial this Saturday at the François Chouteau & Native American Heritage Fountain in the Northland. The free event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 ...

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Missions leader Floyd McClung will be remembered at local service Saturday

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Floyd McClung, an author and international missions leader, will be remembered at a local service this Saturday. It will be held at 10 a.m. at Shoal Creek Community Church in Pleasant Valley, ...

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Church congregations band together for security training

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Church safety has become a priority for many congregations across the country. Last weekend, a group called Peacekeepers trained church groups in safety and security in Southern Missouri. “This was an open-enrollment ...

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Parson signs remaining bills passed by state legislature in 2021

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Governor Mike Parson has signed the 13 remaining pieces of legislation passed by the state legislature. This brings to an end the bill singings for the 2021 legislative session. Below are the ...

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Northland Christian Schools: helping students learn, love, and lead the world to Christ

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At Northland Christian Schools, providing a Christian education means more to us than simply providing Bible courses. From the tiniest Trailblazer to graduates, our staff and faculty pursue a holistic integration of ...

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Incremental increase in gas tax will begin in October

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The Missouri tax on gas will increase by 2.5 cents annually beginning in October, eventually reaching 29.5 cents per gallon by 2025. Gov. Mike Parson signed the bill into law this week. ...

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States ending extra unemployment see huge increase in people finding jobs

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States that withdrew from the federal pandemic unemployment bonus in June saw improving jobs numbers and fewer individuals filing for benefits compared to other states, according analysis of federal data. The states, ...

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The Lutheran High School of Kansas City is preparing lives for today, tomorrow and eternity

The primary mission of The Lutheran High School of Kansas City is to guide and mentor students on their faith journeys through adolescence and beyond. Our mission statement “preparing lives for today, ...

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Missouri, Kansas attorneys general support Arkansas ban on gender transition for kids

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The attorneys general of Missouri and Kansas have joined with 15 of their peers to defend a new Arkansas law that prohibits gender transition procedures for children. A prohibits a “physician or ...

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Rep. Cori Bush spent $50K on security while pushing defund the police

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Missouri Congresswoman Cori Bush, member of the Democrat “squad,” is being called a hypocrite for spending over $50,000 on private security while she calls for defunding the police. Federal Elections Commission (FEC) ...

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Grandview Christian School: On a mission to impact the world

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Grandview Christian School is more than just an educational institution. It’s a place to grow spiritually, academically, and socially. It’s where teachers become mentors, and friends become family. Since 1975, Grandview Christian ...

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Missouri updates laws from 1980s that criminalized HIV transmission

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Missouri has updated laws that make it a crime to transmit the HIV virus for the first time in more than three decades. Gov. Mike Parson this week signed a bill that ...

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Census shakes up Missouri town population rankings

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The 2020 Census has big winners and losers in Missouri’s municipal population rankings. St. Louis is again the biggest loser, dropping below the population it counted just after the Civil War in ...

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Missouri school choice bill signed into law

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Missouri parents will have greater choice in their children’s education after Gov. Mike Parson signed a school choice bill into law on Wednesday. “This legislation will empower students and parents with access ...

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Manhattan and Lawrence, Kan. rank among youngest metro areas in nation

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Manhattan, Kansas is the youngest small metropolitan area in the nation, and Lawrence, Kan., ranks 12, a new study found. The U.S. population is getting older. Aging Baby Boomers and declining fertility ...

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Ice cream socials will celebrate Missouri’s birthday on Aug. 10

As Missouri’s 20oth birthday approaches on August 10, communities across the state are hosting simultaneous ice cream socials. Below is a list of Kansas City-area events but there’s still time to plan your ...

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Amazon loses advantage with new Missouri sales tax

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Online retailers such as Amazon will lose the sales tax advantage over local businesses as a new Missouri law goes into effect. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation that will allow Missouri-based ...

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