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Steven Keith Widaman

Steven Keith Widaman October 20, 1954 – December 22, 2021 Steven Keith Widaman, 67, of Sturgeon, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held ...

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Missouri bill would protect unborn after heart activity is detected

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Abortions after doctors have determined an unborn child has cardiac activity would be banned under a bill filed in the Missouri Legislature. Under the bill, private citizens could sue doctors or others ...

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Missouri officials anticipate record revenues in coming year

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Despite the pandemic, Missouri revenues have never been higher. Gov. Mike Parson and legislative budget leaders released estimates for revenue in the year that begins July 1, 2022, showing revenues are expected ...

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City Union Mission Christmas store serves 800 families this year

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The City Union Mission’s Christmas Store, where homeless, near-homeless and at-risk men and women can shop for their families at no cost, will close its doors for the season tomorrow, December 22. ...

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H&R Block not happy with Square’s name change to Block

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The financial services company Square is changing its name to Block, and Kansas City-based H&R Block is not happy about it. Until the end of November, Jack Dorsey, as chief executive of ...

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Bent, but not broken: Churches respond to deadly tornado aftermath

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As thousands of tornado victims begin the long task of rebuilding their lives, churches send supplies and relief workers. And hope. “Finally got my flocked tree I was wanting,” Taga Jones posted ...

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Blue Springs School District must pay $4 million in lawsuit by transgender student

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The Blue Springs School District must pay more than $4 million in damages to a transgender student after it did not allow the biologically female student to use the boys’ restrooms and ...

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Carthage comes back form pandemic with bigger, better Christmas celebration

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With their big plans for last year’s Christmas cancelled due to COVID-19, Vision Carthage says they have reignited the community’s holiday interests for a comeback in 2021. Vision Carthage Executive Director Abi ...

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Samaritan’s Purse among those deploying to tornado ravaged areas

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Christian relief agencies are pouring into six states devastated by a historic tornado outbreak that hit Friday night into Saturday morning. Samaritan’s Purse is already on the ground with relief trucks and volunteers. ...

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100 may be dead after overnight storms across Midwest, South

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Kentucky’s governor says 100 people may be dead after a massive tornado tore across the state overnight. That death toll would be in addition to those lost in Missouri, Arkansas and other ...

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Bones of Missouri state dinosaur discovered in southeastern part of state

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A skeleton of the Missouri state dinosaur, the Parrosaurus missouriensis, has been found in Southeast Missouri. Guy Darrough, who discovered the bones, said the skeleton of this particular type of dinosaur has ...

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Half of all states will protect unborn children if Roe overturned

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More than half of the states would ban abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, according to the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute. “If Roe were overturned or fundamentally weakened, 21 states have ...

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Missouri attorney general, St. Louis mayor spar over mask mandates

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The battle over mask mandates in Missouri has become a war of words between Attorney General Eric Schmitt and St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones. This week, Schmitt sent letters to local public health ...

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Biden touts infrastructure in Kansas City as polls plummet

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President Joe Biden was in Kansas City on Wednesday to discuss infrastructure but its the polls that need rebuilding according to news reports. Biden touted the $1 trillion bill he signed into ...

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Twelve previously homeless men to graduate from City Union Mission program

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On Tuesday, Dec. 7, twelve previously homeless men will participate in a special ceremony as they graduate from City Union Mission. Supporters of the Mission are invited to attend as these men ...

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New MOScholars program will provide tuition assistance for low-income Missouri families

School choice remains a hot topic in the Missouri Legislature, with the new session starting in early January. Republican state Rep. Phil Christofanelli of St. Peters recently wrote an opinion piece for ...

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Missourians rally for life as U.S. Supreme Court hears critical case

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As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, pro-life advocates held a rally at the Missouri Supreme Court in Jefferson City. Secretary of ...

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St. Louis University bans conservative commentator Matt Walsh from speaking

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St. Louis University has cancelled a speech by commentator and children’s author Matt Walsh of “The Daily Wire” in what appears to be a response to his conservative views. The university at ...

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Attorney general proposes Parents’ Bill of Rights in Missouri

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Parents’ rights have been at the forefront of the battle over critical race theory and school closings during the pandemic. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is encouraging lawmakers to pass a Parents’ ...

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Local ministries rely on your generosity to serve women, babies and adoptive children

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Dwight and I go out for breakfast to celebrate special occasions such as the first snowfall of the season, election day, and school snow days. Last year while enjoying the snowflakes, a ...

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Kansas City charter schools enrollment surpasses public schools

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For the first time ever, more K-12 students in Kansas City are enrolled in charter schools than in traditional public schools. Charter schools are public schools that operate outside the control of the ...

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‘Overturn Roe’ Missouri rally coincides with Supreme Court hearing case

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A rally in support of overturning Roe v Wade will be held Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the State Capitol in Jefferson City. The “Overturn Roe” event is one of hundreds planned across ...

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Go big or go home: Missouri governor wants bold ideas for budget surplus

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Some of the recent massive spending by Congress will make its way to Missouri. Gov. Mike Parson is looking for bold ideas for part of those funds that have created a budget ...

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Gov. Parson headed to Israel, Greece to strengthen business with Missouri

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will travel in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul in early December, although he will be evangelizing for trade instead of souls. He will visit Israel and Greece ...

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Missouri governor creates task force to address supply chain crisis in state

With the federal government dragging its feet on addressing the supply chain crisis, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is stepping up. Earlier this week, he crated a task force dedicated to the issue ...

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