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Missouri Chamber of Commerce opposes Biden vaccine mandates

The controversial COVID-19 vaccine mandate from the Biden administration will affect 100 million Americans including those working for Missouri businesses. Regulations for federal workers will apply to more than 3,700 companies in ...

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Our readers share their memories of September 11

For the 20th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Metro Voice asked our readers for their memories of that morning. For most, the images remain difficult. They still create a pit ...

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Democrats spar with Missouri Governor over removal of homosexual history exhibit

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The war of words over a homosexual exhibit at the Missouri Capitol is heating up. Gov. Mike Parson said it was taken down after he received complaints and because it wasn’t approved ...

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Public-private partnership leads to more than 100 human trafficking arrests

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A local Kansas City area organization, DeliverFund, provided support to a multistate operation to stop human trafficking. Operation United Front resulted in 102 arrests and the rescue of 47 victims and sex ...

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Texas heartbeat law could affect pending pro-life legislation in Missouri

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The new pro-life heartbeat law in Texas could have repercussions in Missouri. The law prohibits abortion after a heartbeat is detected, typically around six weeks. “The Missouri Times” reviewed several pro-life measures ...

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Christian organizations providing relief for Louisiana Hurricane Ida victims

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Several Christian relief organizations are on the ground in Louisiana to help victims of Hurricane Ida. Since Saturday, nearly two dozen volunteers and staff from Convoy of Hope in Springfield, MO loaded ...

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Concerned Women for America endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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Concerned Women for America has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate from Missouri. “She is a woman of great faith and deep conviction,” Penny Young Nance, ...

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Group pushes to legalize recreational marijuana use in Missouri

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Missouri could become the new Colorado if a newly filed ballot measure legalizing recreational use of marijuana passes. Legal Missouri 2022, a statewide coalition, filed the initiative seeking to legalize recreational marijuana ...

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Pro-life ‘heartbeat bill’ goes into effect in Texas

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A new pro-life law in Texas has gone into effect after the Supreme Court refused to consider a motion to block it. Senate Bill 8 prohibits doctors from performing abortions if a heartbeat ...

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Vacation locations close to home make great ‘Staycation’ options

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We are creatures of habit, but how does that apply to a vacation?  We often associate feelings of positivity and comfort with familiarity, which is created by the repetition of tasks and ...

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Missouri judge dismisses challenge to state’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

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An attempt by the Biden administration to block Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act has failed. A Cole County judge sided with the state last week, the day before the new law was ...

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Interstate highway system began in Missouri 65 years ago this month

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As Missouri celebrates its bicentennial this year, another milestone also is taking place. Lebanon, Mo., is considered the birthplace of the interstate highway system, which began 65 years ago this month. In ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley one of many of legislators calling on Biden to resign

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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley on Thursday called on President Joe Biden to resign after at least 13 U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan. “We must reject the falsehood peddled by a ...

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Missouri strongly supports pro-life heartbeat bill, survey finds

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The pro-life heartbeat bill signed by Gov. Mike Parson has strong support from Missouri voters, a new poll from St. Louis University and YouGov found. The survey, which included questions about a ...

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Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri flip-flops on abortion

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The list of pro-life Democrat politicians continues to shrink. Lucas Kunce, who has announced his candidacy to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate, now calls himself pro-choice. Kunce unsuccessfully challenged Republican ...

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Neighbors blame church outreach for increased crime

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Mount Washington Missionary Baptist Church is finding that no good deed goes unpunished. Several people who live in the neighborhood said the church is creating a dangerous crime situation from squatters, break-ins, ...

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Patrick Mahomes part-owner of 30 future Whataburger locations

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes loves fast-food chain Whataburger so much he bought the company. Or at least part of it. Mahomes has invested in KMO Burger, which plans to open 30 Whataburger ...

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Franklin Graham to travel Route 66 sharing message of hope

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Franklin Graham is taking his message of hope on the road, with a series of events along historic Route 66, including Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and other states, ending in California. “I think ...

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Kansas City-area family sues park rangers for false arrest in Yellowstone

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A Kansas City area Family’s vacation in Yellowstone National Park ended by being held at gunpoint by Park Rangers. The incident has led to a lawsuit claiming rangers and Wyoming sheriff’s deputies ...

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Kansas City, Mo., population tops 500,000 in census

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The population of Kansas City, Mo., has climbed to more than a half-million for the first time, according to newly released census numbers. Mayor Quinton Lucas said the latest Census numbers exceeded ...

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Kids finding Christ at popular Branson camp despite reduced attendance

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Although fewer kids are attending, Kids Across America in Branson is back in business this summer after remaining closed in 2020 because of the pandemic. Despite the challenges, lives are still being ...

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Trump praises Parson for pardoning McCloskeys on gun charges

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Gov. Mike Parson’s pardon of Mark and Patricia McCloskey on gun charges last month has received the approval of former President Donald Trump. “Congratulations to Gov. Mike Parson of Missouri for having ...

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Former governor, senator Kit Bond participates in Missouri bicentennial celebration

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Kit Bond looked back on his days of service to Missouri while in Jefferson City this week for the state’s bicentennial celebration. Bond, 82, held the positions of auditor, governor and U.S. ...

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More than 1,000 Missourians gather to hear speakers promote liberty

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Missourians are standing up to mask mandates, critical race theories and what they perceive as other infringements on their freedom. More than a thousand people gathered in St. Charles last Friday for ...

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New law to regulate youth residential facilities comes with own problems

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Missouri is tightening the regulation of licensed and unlicensed youth residential facilities. Unlicensed organizations must notify the state of their existence by mid-October. Background checks for facility staff, volunteers and others required ...

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