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Snow this weekend? Ask El Nino

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Missourians and Kansans who are enjoying pleasant fall weather also are keeping an eye on what the coming winter may have in store. Local weather forecasters are saying the region could see ...

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SCOTUS declines to reinstate Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

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The U.S. Supreme Court late last week decided not to reinstate Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act, at least for now. The law would have barred authorities from enforcing federal gun laws. U.S. ...

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City Union Mission needs “helping hands” for annual Christmas Store

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City Union Mission is gearing up for its annual Christmas Store, a cherished tradition set to open its doors in November. As an integral part of the organization’s “Mission: Christmas” initiative, the ...

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Northwest Missouri pastor sows seeds of faith at Gospel Farms

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Casey Joyce, associate pastor of First Baptist Church in Bethany, Mo., is reaping a physical as well as spiritual harvest. “We knock on doors and have evangelism programs at church, but I ...

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Likelihood of recession still uncertain, Southeast Missouri State economist says

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The jury is still out on whether Missouri and the nation will experience a recession in the coming year, said David Yaskewich, an economist at Southeast Missouri State University. “Right now, it ...

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Missouri man breaks world record by paddling 38 miles downriver in pumpkin

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A Missouri man has broken the world record for the longest voyage by pumpkin boat. Steve Keuny paddled 38 miles down the Missouri River inside a 1,293-pound pumpkin. Keuny left Lewis and ...

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MO Senator helps church group leave Israel after attacks

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A number of American tourists have been stranded in the wake of last weekend’s violent attacks on Israel, including members of Morning Star Church in Dardenne Prairie, Mo., near St. Louis. The ...

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Missouri’s Cori Bush among Squad members criticized for anti-Israel remarks

Not every member of Missouri’s congressional delegation is standing with Israel. Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of St. Louis is among several members of The Squad who have drawn condemnation from colleagues after ...

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Missouri will hold caucuses in March instead of presidential primary

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Although Missouri legislators cancelled the state’s presidential primary, voters will have an opportunity to participate in caucuses in March, Springfield television station KY3 reported. In a cost-saving move, lawmakers last year canceled ...

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Missouri Right to Life-Western Region speaking for life

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Missouri Right to Life is a National Right to Life affiliate and our state’s oldest and largest grass-roots pro-life organization. Founded in 1974 as a response to the outcry over the legalization ...

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100 waiting families

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Experts estimate that there are around 2 million hopeful adoptive families in the US who are waiting to adopt a baby. However, annually only around 20,000 babies are placed for adoption privately ...

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One in three Missourians considers their public schools to be of poor quality

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Nearly one-third of Missouri voters consider their public schools to be of poor quality, up from 17 percent a year earlier. A recent survey by St. Louis University and YouGov found Missouri ...

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Missouri sues school board over secret meetings on bathroom policy

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Attorney General Andrew Bailey is suing the Wentzville School Board in eastern Missouri for allegedly hiding its transgender bathroom policy from parents. “Parents have the right to know who is in the ...

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Free art exhibit, auction at Linda Hall Library benefits STEAM education in Kansas City area

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Families with children who are interested in science may want to check out the BioNexus KC Science2Art exhibit and charity auction at the Linda Hall Library in Kansas City. BioNexus KC supports ...

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These Missouri and Kansas school districts keep transgender identity from parents

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Kansas and Missouri school districts have policies that do not inform parents of a child’s transgender identification, according to a parental rights organization. The districts are just some of the over 1,000 ...

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Gov. Parson proclaims September as Jewish American Heritage Month in Missouri

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson last week proclaimed September as Jewish American Heritage Month in the state. “Missouri’s own Harry S. Truman was the first world leader to officially recognize Israel as a legitimate Jewish ...

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“Momo” is An Inspirational Thriller of Healing Bonds Amidst Terror

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“Momo,” plunges readers into a gripping tale that intertwines legends, terror, and redemption. This captivating story not only unveils the terrifying legend of MOMO, the “Missouri Monster,” but also explores the intricacies ...

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Missouri Gov. signs bill confirming definition of antisemitism

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Missouri adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism this week while at the same time recognizing September as Jewish American Heritage Month. The month was chosen to coincide with the ...

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Restoration of downtown Kansas City church disrupted by crime, slow police response

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Johnny Youssef, who has been restoring a rundown church in downtown Kansas City, said crime and homelessness would make him unlikely to do it again. “I probably wouldn’t do a project like ...

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Rep. Jon Patterson of Lee’s Summit will be next Missouri House Speaker

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The Kansas City area will have a strong voice in Jefferson City beginning in the 2025 legislative session. Missouri Republicans have selected the current majority leader, Rep. John Patterson of Lee’s Summit, ...

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Hawley welcomes decision of University to halt sex-change surgeries on children

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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, is welcoming the decision of Washington University in St. Louis to halt controversial surgeries and hormone treatments on children.  The school and its associated Transgender Clinic which is ...

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Mormon Church to sell 1,860 of its 4,000 acres of land in Lee’s Summit

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City office officials and developers in Lee’s Summit have long looked to thousands of acres of land owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for future expansion. The problem ...

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Missouri taking steps to reduce maternal deaths

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Missouri, which has one of the highest rates of pregnancy-related deaths in the nation, is investing in a comprehensive maternal mortality prevention plan An average of 70 Missouri women died while pregnant ...

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Missouri abortion petitions criticized by both sides

Both sides of the abortion debate are criticizing six initiative petitions filed last week seeking to add rape and incest exceptions to abortion restriction in Missouri. Filed by Republican political operative Jamie ...

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Public invited to attend I-70 improvement meetings this week

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Drivers who traveled through Missouri on Interstate 70 over Labor Day weekend may have been frustrated with the heavy traffic and large number of trucks roaring past them. Help is on the ...

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