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Thanks to financial grant, Missouri folklore being put on the map

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Every community in Missouri seems to have its own folklore that is passed down from generation to generation. A recent grant will enable the state to erect signs commemorating some of those ...

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State Board of Accountancy opens investigation of Auditor Nicole Galloway

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Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway, who also is the Democrat candidate for governor, is now under investigation by the Missouri State Board of Accountancy. The investigation is in response to a complaint filed ...

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Gov. Parson activates National Guard as precaution in wake of protests

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as a precautionary measure as protests broke over the death of Breonna Taylor. He also said the ...

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Kansas City Awakening March to coincide with Franklin Graham march in Washington

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“Join your Christian brothers and sisters to cry out for God to bring a spiritual awakening in our city, nation, and the world!” is the call of Bishop John Birmingham. Birmingham and ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley wants government to tackle mental health aspects of lockdowns

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The ongoing pandemic and accompanying lockdowns is taking a toll on the health of many Americans, U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said. “This time has been extraordinarily hard on people from ...

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Salvation Army starting early in effort to ‘rescue Christmas’

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Salvation Army kettles are as much a part of the Christmas season as festive lights and caroling. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the organization is getting an early start on this year’s ...

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Major Auschwitz exhibition coming to Kansas City in 2021

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Recent surveys reveal that a disturbing number of Americans don’t believe the Holocaust happened. This makes a major exhibition about the Auschwitz death camp that will open in Kansas City next summer ...

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All Missouri schools open for some type of classes, Gov. Parson says

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All Missouri public schools are back in session this week, whether in-person, online or a hybrid of the two for classes. “We want our kids in school.” Gov. Mike Parson said, “and ...

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Vitae Foundation event features former Congressman Jason Chaffetz

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Former congressman Jason Chaffetz will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s Annual Kansas City Pro-Life Event on Wednesday, September 16, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel, 6100 College Blvd., in ...

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Nicole Galloway accused of breaking state election laws

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Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway misused tax dollars for her gubernatorial campaign, according to a complaint filed with the Secretary of State. The complaint was made by Liberty Alliance USA last week to Missouri ...

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‘My Brothers’ Crossing’ movie tells powerful story of racial reconciliation

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A new faith-based movie, “My Brothers’ Crossing,” is based on a true story about a black pastor who unintentionally has a head-on collision with his car into a motorcycle killing a white couple ...

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Regional economy is improving as unemployment dips to 5.8%

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Although the economies of Missouri and Kansas were hit hard by the pandemic, things are improving as unemployment drops across the area. Creighton University’s August survey of supply managers and business leaders ...

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Fan reaction is mixed to social justice protests at Chiefs’ opening game

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Thursday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium was a trial run for the NFL’s new social justice policies and support for Black Lives Matter. The ...

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Patrick Mahomes’ mother credits faith for keeping her grounded

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Church has always been important to Randi Mahomes, the mother of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But during those turbulent, fast-paced years of professional baseball, she’d largely stopped going, until Pat’s ...

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8 Ways to pray as schools reopen

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As the 2019-2020 school year drew to a close no one could have imagined what challenges would be faced then and in the ensuing months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, great ...

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Kansas City voters rally to recall Mayor Quinton Lucas

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is being criticized for his pandemic response and budget priorities by voters who say he’s fallen short. On Wednesday evening, a group of Kansas Citians called for ...

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Service announced for slain St. Louis police officer Tamarris Bohannon

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced the funeral and memorial arrangements for fallen Officer Tamarris Bohannon. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the ...

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Missouri police organization seeks public input on training, discipline standards

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Police training and discipline have been in the spotlight in recent months. Now Missouri residents are being asked to share their thoughts on the subject through surveys, email comments and public listening ...

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Cameras in nursing homes to motorcycle helmets: New Missouri laws go into effect today

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Several laws passed by the Missouri Legislature during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly take effect today. Missourinet provided a brief overview of these new laws. Motorcycle helmets. House ...

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MU prof relieved of teaching duties after joke offended student from Wuhan

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A business professor at the University of Missouri said he was relieved of teaching duties because of a joke he made to a student in Wuhan, China, in an online class, Voice ...

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Mayor Lucas proposes changes to police operations

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Missouri’s largest city may be in for some big changes for its police department. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas discussed the plans in a closed session of the Board of Police Commissioners ...

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FDA closes investigation of televangelist Jim Bakker and COVID-19 claims

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has closed its investigation of Branson televangelist Jim Bakker. According to a close-out letter from the FDA, “The Jim Bakker Show” has addressed the concerns ...

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Democrat St. Louis couple who confronted protesters speak at Republican Convention

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The St. Louis couple who made worldwide headlines in late June for defending their family from threats by Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home, spoke on the first night at the ...

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Special House session today will address rising crime rate in Missouri

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The Missouri House will meet today in a special legislative session called by Gov. Mike Parson to address the state’s rising crime rate. Unlike the state Senate, the House has broken proposed ...

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Missouri parents want schools to stop blocking their online access

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Many families continue to evaluate their options as the new school year approaches. Earlier this week, several Missouri parents and the National Center for Public School Options testified before the state Joint ...

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