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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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Fireworks in July are a 250 year tradition

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July 4th is synonymous with fireworks. It is legal to shoot them in most of the nation in late June and early July– except where it isn’t. Although states follow federal regulations, ...

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Missouri Right to Life disappointed with continued funding of Planned Parenthood

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Pro-life leaders in Missouri expressed their disappointment on Wednesday after a special session ended with the state continuing funding Planned Parenthood. Lawmakers were called into a special legislative session last week by ...

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Help homeless veterans on Independence Day

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No veteran should have to suffer homelessness, but the good news is that the number of veterans experiencing homelessness is declining. A point-in-time survey by the Department of Veterans Affairs reports that ...

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St. Louis sues state over new Second Amendment Protection Act

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St. Louis and St. Louis County have filed a lawsuit to block Missouri’s recently enacted Second Amendment Protection Act. The lawsuit asks the court to declare the new law unconstitutional on both ...

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Kansas City area offers numerous events for July 4 weekend

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Dry weather is in the forecast for the July 4 weekend, and a number of activities are on tap for the Kansas City region. Visit KC offers several suggestions. Look to the ...

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Missouri bicentennial gets own postage stamp

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The U.S. Post Service will recognize the Missouri bicentennial with a commemorative stamp later this year. Gov. Mike Parson shared the design earlier this week, “The Missouri Times” reported. It depicts a photograph of ...

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Former Royals player Ben Zobrist sues pastor over affair with wife

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Ben Zobrist, who helped lead the Kansas City Royals to the 2015 World Series championship, is suing his former pastor for allegedly having an affair with his wife. Zobrist says that his ...

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Navy Week comes to Kansas City June 28-July 4

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The U.S. Navy is making a “port call” in Kansas City for Navy Week, the first in the city since 2015, will take place June 28 – July 4. It concludes with ...

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Missouri governor, attorney general defend new Second Amendment law

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Gov. Mike Parson and Attorney General Eric Schmitt fired back at the U.S. Justice Department regarding the recently enacted Second Amendment Preservation Act in Missouri. “We will not stand by while the ...

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Bikers with a Mission supports homeless effort

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City Union Mission will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of their signature fundraiser, Bikers with a Mission (BWAM) Benefit Ride, on Saturday, July 17.  Registration is now open for the benefit ride which helps raise funds ...

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Here’s the latest new Missouri laws going into effect

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Another Missouri legislative session is in the books, with a number of new laws enacted. From license plates honoring black baseball players to prescription drug monitoring and agricultural inspections, here are the ...

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Missouri, Kansas Congressional reps rated on voting records

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Although Missouri’s House members from Kansas City and St. Louis are liberal, other representatives in the state are strong conservatives according to their voting records. In Kansas’ 3rd District which includes several ...

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Televangelist Jim Bakker back in court over COVID-19 cure claims

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Branson televangelist Jim Bakker has asked a St. Louis appeals court to reinstate a free-speech lawsuit against Arkansas and California officials investigating a fake COVID-19 cure. Attorney Derek Ankrom of Springfield represented ...

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Mark and Patricia McCloskey plead guilty to misdemeanor over guns

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In a surprise move, Mark and Patricia McCloskey on Thursday pleaded guilty for waving guns at protesters outside their St. Louis home last year. Mark McCloskey pleaded guilty to a Class C ...

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Powerful exhibition “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” now open at Union Station in Kansas City

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The much-anticipated exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. opened at Union Station in Kansas City this week. Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D., one of the curators, wishes there was no need to ...

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