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Don Hinkle, longtime editor of Missouri’s Baptist newspaper, dies at age 68

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Don Hinkle, founding editor of The Pathway, the Missouri Baptist Convention’s newspaper, died last week at age 68. “Don was one of the smartest journalists in the industry today and brought a ...

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Americans for Prosperity rallies in support of tax cuts in Missouri

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Missourians gathered in Jefferson City last week to support tax cuts and agricultural tax credits in a rally sponsored by Americans for Prosperity The Real Tax Cut Rally promoted proposed income tax ...

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Kirk Cameron to headline ‘Kansas City Pro-Life Event’

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Actor Kirk Cameron will headline the Kansas City Pro-Life Event on October 21, sponsored by the Vitae Foundation. “We are thrilled to welcome Kirk Cameron to Kansas City this year,” Vitae Foundation ...

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Baptist Homes takes over two Missouri nursing facilities

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Baptist Homes & Healthcare Ministries has taken over two Missouri nursing and long-term care facilities, one of which was ready to close. Now coming under the Baptist Homes umbrella of facilities is ...

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Maya exhibit at Union Station transports visitors to different time

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Families looking for something both fun and educational to do this fall may want to check out the latest exhibit at Union Station in Kansas City. After an unexpected delay, Maya the ...

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Missouri partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide books to children

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The state of Missouri is teaming up with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to promote childhood literacy. A new state law designates at least $5 million in state funding annually toward the effort. ...

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Local pastor’s podcast series for pastors and leaders now available

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A new podcast from Randy Frazee, lead pastor at Westside Family Church in Kansas City, is available from HarperChristian Resources. The Bible Roots Podcast is for pastors and church leaders who want to ...

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Friday golf tournament hosts men supporting the pro-life cause

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Missouri Right to Life – Western Region will host over 100 men for its 19th annual pro-life golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 16. The event raises money for the organization’s Pro-Life Educational ...

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Former elder convicted of murdering wife was part of controversial Kansas City pastor’s church

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A former elder at Repairers Kansas City church has been convicted of murdering his wife after less than two years of marriage. Robert Harris is scheduled to be sentenced on November 3. ...

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Some applaud, deplore school district bringing back corporal punishment

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Corporal punishment, spankings for anyone brought up before 1985, are in the headlines again. It comes after the Cassville School District in southern Missouri has a new twist on student discipline this ...

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Full legalization of marijuana will be on Missouri ballot in November

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Missouri voters will decide in November if recreational marijuana use will become legal in the state. The news validates the warnings given by opponents of the 2018 vote that legalized medical marijuana. ...

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Music, rides, livestock and Casting Crowns on tap as Missouri State Fair opens this week in Sedalia

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Summer is winding down, but the fun is about to start at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. The popular event opens on Thursday. The celebration of Missouri’s agriculture, which dates to ...

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Missouri teachers share frustrations over low pay, short staffs during state hearing

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Teachers in Missouri schools may be in short supply this fall. The issue of teacher recruitment and retention “is literally the train coming at us through the tunnel,” said Rebeka McIntosh, a ...

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Back-to-school supplies are tax-free this weekend

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Soaring inflation is making it more difficult for families to get their kids ready to go back to school later this month. They will get some much-needed relief this weekend during Missouri’s ...

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BRANSON CARES: How the entertainment industry is leading its community for global impact

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In the center of America’s heartland, Branson, Missouri, has embraced a mission to help children with severe disabilities across the globe through an initiative aptly titled BRANSON CARES. Dubbed “The Live Entertainment Capital ...

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Letter to the Editor: Preston Smith for Jackson County Executive

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Dear Editor, If you’ve seen Preston Smith’s campaign signs and wonder who he is, he’s a true fiscal conservative running for Jackson County Executive. Preston is extremely knowledgeable about how property taxes ...

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12 inches and counting as rain deluges St. Louis region

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Large swaths of St. Louis remain under water after historic rainfall fell through Tuesday morning. Emergency officials are concerned that additional rain forecast for Wednesday will cause additional flooding. The rain broke ...

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17 states warn Google about censoring pro-life women’s clinics

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Google is being threatened with a lawsuit by 17 states if it censors pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in search results. A coalition of 17 attorneys general are organizing an anti-trust investigation against ...

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Missouri Governor signs bill increasing Kansas City police funding

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Attempts to reduce the budget of the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department have backfired. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday signed Senate Bill 678 into law, increasing the department’s budget from at ...

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Extreme heat poses challenge for ministries serving area homeless

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With Kansas City temperatures rising the 100s this week, City Union Mission is just one ministry serving the homeless that says the heat is a deadly situation. The heat wave is forecast ...

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Missouri Historical Society offers free video series about genealogical research

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One of the hardest parts of tracing family history is determining where to start. The State Historical Society of Missouri can help. The organization has released a series of 12 workshop videos ...

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Video: Professor calls Josh Hawley transphobic for saying men can’t get pregnant

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A University of California law professor accused Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., of being transphobic for saying that only women can get pregnant. The exchange took place during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on ...

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

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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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Children recovering after Operation Blue Ghost rescues them from sex traffickers in Missouri and Kansas

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Six weeks after a two-state sting, the children rescued from sex traffickers are being cared for by foster families and other partners. Operation Blue Ghost occurred in Wichita and Kansas City suburbs. ...

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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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