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Veronica Mary Margaret Michael Frierdich

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Veronica Mary Margaret Michael Frierdich, 9/01/1933 – 1/16/2023. Veronica, known to many as “Mickey,” passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 16, 2023 at 3:30pm after battling lung cancer for over ...

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Legendary broadcaster Rush Limbaugh was born in Missouri on this date in 1951

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Missourians remember the birth of broadcaster Rush Limbaugh in Cape Girardeau on Jan. 12, 1951. “He was born to be a radio broadcaster,” his brother David told Fox News. “Our father instilled in ...

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Local Christian business leader Harold Finch dies at age 89

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Dr. Harold Finch, who had a significant impact in building God’s kingdom locally and around the world, died on January 8. Finch was born on March 18, 1933 in Kansas City, Kan., ...

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Pope Francis asks for prayers for predecessor’s failing health

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Pope Francis this week asked for prayers for his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. “I would like to ask all of you for a special prayer for Pope Emeritus Benedict, who, in ...

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Late actress Angela Lansbury left words of wisdom about life and work

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Beloved actress Angela Lansbury died earlier this week at age 96.  She left behind not only a tremendous body of work in film, television and stage but words of wisdom and inspiration. ...

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Janiece LaVon Bradford Chaldecott

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Obituary for Janiece LaVon Bradford Chaldecott October 7, 1936 – September 4, 2022 Janiece LaVon Bradford Chaldecott, 85, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 4, 2022, surrounded by ...

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Don Hinkle, longtime editor of Missouri’s Baptist newspaper, dies at age 68

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Don Hinkle, founding editor of The Pathway, the Missouri Baptist Convention’s newspaper, died last week at age 68. “Don was one of the smartest journalists in the industry today and brought a ...

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Len Dawson, Hall of Fame quarterback and popular broadcaster, dies at age 87

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Even Kansas Citians who are too young to remember Len Dawson leading the Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV know him as a popular local broadcaster. The Hall of Fame quarterback ...

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Tony Dow, who played Wally on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ has died

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Tony Dow, one of television’s most iconic figures for his role in “Leave it to Beaver,” died Wednesday. The actor passed away while on hospice after it was announced his cancer had ...

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Leonid Kravchuk, Independent Ukraine’s first president, dies

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Leonid Kravchuk, Ukraine’s first president after breaking away from the Soviet Union, has died at 88 Ukrainian officials announced on Wednesday. Kravchuk may be most remembered for signing a 1994 agreement with ...

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Pat Robertson’s wife and ministry partner dies at 94 after lifetime of sharing the gospel

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Dede Robertson, the wife of Christian Broadcasting Network founder Pat Robertson, died on April 19 at her home in Virginia Beach, Va., at age 94. “My mom was a rock,” her daughter ...

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Late political commentator Bob Beckel was man of faith

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Bob Beckel, the liberal political commentator who died Monday, was a frequent sparring partner of Sean Hannity and other opinion personalities on cable networks. He also took his faith seriously. “What people ...

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One year after Rush Limbaugh died, his words remain as powerful as ever

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Rush Limbaugh died one year ago, on Feb. 17, 2021. Longtime listeners often wonder what he would think about the issues in the news today. Limbaugh made it a point to say ...

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Linda Ann Hight

Linda Ann Hight Linda Ann Hight, 68, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., passed into the presence of her Savior on January 18, 2022, surrounded by the family she cherished. A native North Carolinian, ...

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William “Bill” McCoy

William “Bill” McCoy May 12, 1966 – January 12, 2022. William “Bill” McCoy, 55, of Lake Winnebago, MO, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00pm and service at ...

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Christian music fans mourn death of Jay Weaver of Big Daddy Weave

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Condolences continue to come in for Jay Weaver of the Christian music group Big Daddy Weave died on Sunday from complications of COVID-19. Weaver, who played bass guitar and sang for the ...

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Funeral held for peacemaker Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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A funeral service was held in Cape Town, South Africa, over the weekend for Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning peace activist who helped end apartheid but also fought against the ...

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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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Bipartisan tributes pour in for Senator Bob Dole

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Condolences continue to pour in over the death of former U.S. Senator Robert Dole. The Republican died over the weekend at the age of 98. Dole is survived by his wife, former Sen. ...

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Missions leader Floyd McClung will be remembered at local service Saturday

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Floyd McClung, an author and international missions leader, will be remembered at a local service this Saturday. It will be held at 10 a.m. at Shoal Creek Community Church in Pleasant Valley, ...

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Global missions leader and former local pastor Floyd McClung dies

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Floyd McClung, who was a global missions leader, author and speaker, died on Saturday in Cape Town, South Africa, after an extended illness. He was the pastor of Metro Christian Fellowship in ...

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Was Rush Limbaugh saved? Friend and wife share his faith journey

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Rush Limbaugh’s faith was increasingly important to him in the years leading up to his death last week, according to a friend and his wife. Interest has grown surrounding Limbaugh, who mostly ...

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Rush Limbaugh has died of cancer at the age of 70

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Rush Limbaugh has passed away. The announcement was made in a personal statement by his wife, Kathryn, who opened Wednesday’s show for the iconic broadcaster.  After her comments, the program played America ...

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Christian artist Carman dies after complications from surgery

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Christian music pioneer Carman Licciardello has died from complications due to surgery.  The singer, who was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, had battled cancer twice in recent years. His ...

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Bo Snerdley seeks urgent prayers for boss Rush Limbaugh

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Bo Snerdley, the longtime producer of The Rush Limbaugh radio show, on Wednesday asked for prayers as the host battles terminal lung cancer. The comments are generating speculation that the nation’s most popular ...

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