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Trey Gowdy to headline Vitae pro-life event

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Popular former U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s annual Kansas City pro-life event on Tuesday, September 24. The Vitae Foundation is a national non-profit organization ...

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Catholic Charities name change reflects move toward holistic services

In 2012, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas began a shift away from one-time, crisis intervention programs towards self-sustainability by offering long-term wrap-around services. While Catholic Charities will always provide food, clothing and ...

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Maranatha Christian Academy: more than just another school

maranatha christian academy

Maranatha Christian Academy (MCA) is more than just another school. Maranatha is family, it is academic excellence, it is community.   MCA has been providing excellence in Christian education in the Shawnee, Kansas, ...

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Overland Christian helps students pursue truth

overland christian

Located at 74th and Metcalf in Overland Park, Kan., Overland Christian Schools offers quality Christian education for students K-3 through high school. Since 1938, OCS has offered students a Christ-centered atmosphere to pursue ...

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Kansas City business wants end to ‘border war’

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The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce president is praising Missouri Governor Mike Parson (R) for signing legislation into law that’s aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas. Joe Reardon ...

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Israeli folk dance camp to be held Saturday

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The woman “saw angels rapidly descending down to join us, dancing behind us with their swords. They would in unison put forward their swords into the center of the circle, and then behind ...

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MO Attorney General Schmitt, FBI prioritize child trafficking

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says human trafficking is an epidemic. He made the statement at a press conference Monday on Kansas City.  Now, the FBI’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task ...

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Area National Day of Prayer locations announced

national day of prayer

National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 2, and area locations have been announced. Across the nation this solemn event will be attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians. The ...

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Students return to school after classmate killed in pedestrian accident

students

Students returned to school at Oxford Middle School in Overland Park without one of their classmates. Their friend, 14-year-old Alex Rumple, was hit by a speeding car on Friday and died at the hospital ...

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Do you live in one of nation’s healthiest counties?

counties

How healthy is your county? Below is a list of the top 500 communities in the United states and where they rank based on certain criteria. The U.S. News Healthiest Communities rankings ...

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Overland Park teen attacked in Oak Park Mall over Trump hat

oak park

An Overland Park man has lost his job after greeting a 14-year old teen with expletives as the teen entered the Oak Park Mall store wearing a “Make America Great Again hat.” ...

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Free Christian K-12 education expo helps parents decide

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Do you have questions about private education? Wondering what options are available to you or someone you know? Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian K-12 Education Expo Saturday, March ...

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Christian Education Expo March 2

Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian Education & College Expo Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event has been attended by tens of thousands ...

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Man sues to get donation back after school founder arrested for abusing children

lewd

A man who believed his donation of $150,000 to the founder of an Shawnee, Kan. Christian school would help kids has filed a lawsuit to get his money back after the founder ...

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Three fun activities for your weekend

weekend

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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Area coach angry for ice bath after state championship win

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It wasn’t that cold Friday or Saturday with temps in the mid 60s. That didn’t matter for one Kansas City area football coach–it was cold enough. Randy Dreiling, coach for St. Thomas ...

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How the Kansas City Star helped Sharice Davids in Kansas politics

politics

One of the beauties of being involved in politics in smaller media markets is that a wider variety of people can become involved on relatively small budgets. Other benefits are obvious. Candidates ...

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Memorial to Jewish victims brings communities together but includes politics

memorial

The Jewish community was joined by a contingent of Christians Monday night at a memorial service for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack. The vigil, held at Kihilath Israel Synagogue in ...

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Oops, Overland Park out money in broken sculpture incident

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An Overland Park official admits he was mistaken about who paid for a $132,000 sculpture at the city’s community center that was damaged by a young boy. City spokesman Sean Reilly said ...

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Family’s insurance pays after Kansas boy topples sculpture

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The city of Overland Park has received $107,000 from a family’s insurance company after a 5-year-old boy accidentally knocked over a sculpture at a community center. Overland Park spokesman Sean Reilly says ...

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Thousands from across nation will gather for the National Right to Life Convention in Overland Park

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For the first time in its history, the National Right to Life Convention comes to Kansas this week. The convention begins Thursday, June 28, at the Sheraton Hotel in Overland Park. The ...

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Local church missions group OK after volcano eruption

volcano

KSHB-TV reports that members of a local church are OK and trying to get home after a volcano erupted in Guatemala on Sunday. Seven people from Church of the Ascension in Overland ...

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