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Missouri officials ready to begin vaccinations when approved

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There’s a Missouri connection to the Pfizer effort on combating Covid. If the company’s promising new coronavirus vaccine is approved, Missouri health officials are ready to begin vaccinations immediately. Dr. Randal Williams, ...

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Festival of Lights will open this weekend at Powell Gardens

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Although the pandemic is putting a damper on many holiday traditions, the Festival of Lights will open this weekend at Powell Gardens, located east of Lee’s Summit on 50 Highway. Festivalgoers will ...

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Attorneys general from across nation sue Pennsylvania over ballots

Attorneys general from across the nation are joining a lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania mail-in ballots before the U.S. Supreme Court, according to multiple reports. Missouri’s AG is now one of them. A spokesperson for Missouri Attorney ...

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Turkey Bowl set for this weekend in Kansas City’s West Bottoms

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The pandemic and recent cool temperatures have led to cabin fever for many Kansas Citians. With predicted temperatures in the 70s and plenty of room for social distancing, the West Bottoms area ...

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Chinese company could own part of Kansas City International Airport

A Communist Chinese-owned company could take over passenger boarding bridges at the Kansas City International Airport. The move concerns Missouri and Kansas U.S. Senate and Congressional leaders and they’re urging the Kansas ...

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Ministries overcome COVID to serve adoption, foster kids and women

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As COVID spread this year, adoption, foster care and pro-life counseling ministries met the crisis with faith and changes to their day-to-day operations. “The pandemic has definitely made a challenging work even ...

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Seven in 10 Jackson County voters reject removal of Andrew Jackson statues

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Two statues of Andrew Jackson will remain standing in the county named after him. Jackson County voters rejected the measure to remove both the downtown statue and the one outside the Truman ...

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Hear the success stories of Missouri Right to Life-Western Region

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I think everyone loves a good success story. They motivate and move us; impress and inspire us. Whenever I attend a pro-life event, whether it’s for Advice and Aid, 40 Days for ...

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Advice & Aid: Helping moms create order where chaos exists

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I began working at Advice & Aid a little over a year ago. After retiring from teaching, I was looking for a part-time job that provided a sense of purpose. Because of ...

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Some Missouri races close, while others a blow-out

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A number of candidates and issues on the Missouri ballot turned out to be nail-biters while other races and issues surprised political pundits. One of those was a ballot measure to remove ...

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Veterans Hall of Fame inducts first class at state capitol

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Veterans Day is fast approaching, and Missouri honored several of its heroes last week with induction to the Veterans Hall of Fame last week in Jefferson City. Joseph Frank, an Army veteran ...

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Absentee ballots could cause long Missouri election night

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A Missouri political science professors is expecting a long election night as absentee votes are counted. In previous elections, Missouri counties posted absentee ballot results first. For Tuesday’s general election, that practice ...

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City Union Mission needs donations to stock Christmas Store for needy families

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City Union Mission is preparing to open its annual Christmas Store where the homeless and other at-risk populations can “shop” for gifts at no cost. The Mission anticipates 250 families will use ...

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Satanic Temple asks Supreme Court to disqualify Amy Coney Barret in case

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The Satanic Temple has filed a motion asking the Supreme Court to disqualify Justice Amy Coney Barrett from ruling on its lawsuit challenging Missouri’s abortion laws. The satanists claim the state discriminates ...

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Election officials gearing up for expected high turnout

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Missouri officials are preparing for a challenging Election Day on November 3 because of some Covid restrictions and expected high voter turnout. Tammy Brown, director of the Jackson County Election Board, said ...

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Five men arrested in Oak Grove as part of sex trafficking sting

Five men were arrested in Oak Grove as part of an effort to crack down on sex trafficking in Missouri. Authorities said 10 women were contacted and offered victim services, including food, ...

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Greetings from Springfield, your fall getaway destination

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With a summer that most agree passed too quickly, many people feel cheated in their passion for travel this year. If you feel the same, you’re not alone. But have hope! There’s ...

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Parson’s former chief of staff denounces Democrat TV ad that used his image

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Martin “Bub” Hohulin, former chief of staff to Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, said the Democratic Governors Association used footage of him in a TV commercial without his permission “Nobody asked my permission ...

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VOTER GUIDE: Missouri state offices

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Missouri’s state wide race generally coincide with presidential election years. As part of our voter guide, here are the candidates for this year’s state wide executive offices including Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, ...

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Pandemic taking a toll on state’s teachers, Missouri Board of Education reports

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Ongoing pandemic restrictions and fear of Covid is taking a heavy toll on Missouri teachers, Missouri Board of Education leaders said this week. Member Don Claycomb said he expects a much greater ...

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‘Let Us Worship’ event fills Kansas City with praise and prayer

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Christians are still relishing the outdoor worship event held in Kansas City on Oct. 17. Sean Fuecht’s “Let Us Worship” was held at Mill Creek Park at the eastern entrance to The ...

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Missouri mail-in and absentee voting rules

While the vast majority of Missouri voters are expected to vote in person this Nov. 3, some are still planning to take their chances with mail-in or absentee ballots. Missouri courts have ...

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Healing prayers for Thomas Carpenter

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Thomas Carpenter couldn’t move, couldn’t open his eyes, and he was having trouble figuring out why. Despite the paralysis, he wasn’t panicking. In fact, he felt perfect peace. He decided the prayers ...

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VOTER GUIDE: Missouri Amendment 3 getting more notice than Amendment 1

Missourians are voting on two amendments to the State Constitution. Amendment 1 deals with term limits and Amendment 3 deals with lobbying gifts and who controls redistricting. Of the two, Amendment 3 ...

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Local churches partner with police for Faith and Blue initiative

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Several area churches are teaming up with police in a community outreach effort. It’s part of a national initiative called “Faith and Blue,” which aims to improve community relationships through collaboration with ...

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