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Ozark, MO faces legal action over cross, reverses decision to dim the lights

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The City of Ozark in southwest Missouri is embroiled in controversy after receiving a letter from the legal department of Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). The letter concerns a illuminated cross on ...

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Christmas ‘Mystery’ revealed in ballet

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This year marks the 21st season of The Mystery of Christmas (MOC). This original version of the Christmas classic, The Nutcracker, debuted in Kansas City and is continuing its hi-tech, family-friendly production ...

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Cierra: Hillcrest came through for me

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It is through the dedicated support of individuals like you that Hillcrest is able to change the lives of homeless individuals, youth and families. We are providing hope and a future to those ...

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Organizations serving women share ‘wish list’ for Christmas

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Looking to have a local impact with your giving this Christmas? Consider the great organizations that work in the pro-life area. Over the next two weeks, Metro Voice will publish the needs ...

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Gas prices plunge thanks to historic US exports

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Gas prices across the region are plunging and that’s like a Christmas bell ringing in the ears of drivers. Gas in the local area is now under $1.90 at many stations. At ...

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Far left sets sights on investigating Josh Hawley

Missouri leftist organzations are again calling for an immediate investigation of newly elected Missouri Senator Josh Hawley. In a move that upholds the non-partisan nature of his responsibilities, Republican Missouri Secretary of ...

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Kansas City to host President Trump at law enforcement conference

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President Trump will make his second trip as President to Kansas City today. Air Force One is expected to touch down at Kansas City International Airport at 11 a.m., where the president ...

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Missouri medical marijuana law goes into effect

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Missouri will now join over 30 other states that have legalized medical marijuana. Physicians will be able to prescribe medical marijuana for approved diseases and conditions. Authorized patients will be able to ...

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How can the church use the visual arts to glorify the Lord?

As Christians we sometimes have relegated the visual arts to the very fringe of life. We often dismiss our own creativity as impractical to the work of evangelism. But is this what ...

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KC Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ will leave you speechless

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Christmas is gifts, snow, imagination, music and magic for kids. A Christmas tradition that incorporates all these is the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker. The opening night for The Nutcracker in Kansas ...

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Three fun activities for your weekend

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There are several great activities for families this weekend. The weather is great, you’ve got your shopping done, right? And you’re looking for a break now that the snow is melted. Check ...

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Missouri seat belt usage at record high

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More drivers and passengers across the Show-me State are buckling up. New data shows that seat belt usage in Missouri has climbed to its highest rate ever. The latest Missouri Seat Belt ...

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Nativity joins Christmas tree at MO Governor’s mansion

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The theme of this year’s Christmas exhibit at the Missouri Governor’s Mansion is “Down Home Missouri Christmas.” As part of the decorations, a 40-foot Norway spruce arrived at the Missouri Governor’s mansion ...

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Area roads remain treacherous Monday

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Roads across the region remain treacherous Monday morning even after road crews attempted to remove snow. The problem? Rain that swept through the area turned to ice on the wet roads under ...

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Small Business Saturday. Support your mom-and-pop shop!

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Black Friday typically focuses on big box retailers. But where do your local small mom-and-pop shops fit in? Small Business Saturday. From Kansas City to Topeka, to Olathe and Lee’s Summit to ...

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How Kansas City really got its name

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Possum Trot, Westport, Westport Landing, or Kawsmouth? There are many names associated with the birth of Kansas City. Most people believe that the city was named after the state of Kansas, but ...

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Possible major Sunday winter storm being studied

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Kansas City could be in the bullseye for a major winter storm on Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the entire region on Sunday from 6 a.m. ...

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You can help City Union Mission ‘Celebrate Hope’

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City Union Mission began their CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor or Homeless campaign on October 1 with the objective of securing about half of the Mission’s yearly operating budget by January 31, 2019. They ...

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Missourians can’t have medical pot and a gun

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It wasn’t advertised in the push to legalize medical marijuana in Missouri but a review of federal law means Missourians who want to get their medical marijuana card would need to choose ...

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Gov. Parson tightens lobbying rules

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed an executive order Tuesday to strengthen a previous order issued by former Governor Eric Greitens that covers lobbying by former staff. The changes apply to an executive ...

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Hunter rescued after awkward deer ‘head stand’

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It’s not a photo any hunter wants on social media. A hunter in Michigan is a little embarrassed after being stuck hanging upside down from a tree stand – 40 feet in the ...

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UMKC suspends prof who kept student ‘slaves’

For the second time in three years, a seemingly successful, high profile UMKC professor hailing from Asia has been accused of abusing his students, this time to the point of “slave labor.” ...

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My name is Megan. This is my story of finding help and hope

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Being nineteen, I thought, “it wouldn’t happen to me.” Well it did. I got pregnant and became a single mother as soon as we found out. Living in my mom’s basement, I ...

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As ‘Season of Giving’ arrives, ministries ramp up

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Weather forecasters are saying this will be brutal winter for the region. Record snow and low temperatures included. That means more families in need, more homeless looking for shelter and more opportunities ...

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Missouri fears Medicaid expansion will bankrupt state

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As neighboring states struggle with bankruptcy, some say brought on in part by Medicaid expansion, Missouri Republican lawmakers would rather fix the system than add another entitlement funded by taxpayers. Half of ...

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