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AMC Theaters to reopen with 15 cent movie tickets on opening day

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Life is slowly returning to normal and one big indicator is the movie theater. AMC theaters has announced their locations across the country are scheduled to start a phased reopening. Approximately 300 ...

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Accused rapist kills victim after release from jail over covid concerns

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An accused rapist, released from prison because of the pandemic, has murdered the victim in her apartment. The horrific incident is being condemned across the nation by victims’s rights organizations and law ...

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National Christian Foundation shares 19 ways to help churches during pandemic

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Just like individuals and businesses, many churches are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The National Christian Foundation asked pastors and church leaders from across the country how members can help and developed ...

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Trump may bypass Democrats, issue unemployment order; also require preexisting conditions to be covered by insurance

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President Trump said on Friday he could sign executive orders within a week that would extend unemployment benefits that expired on July 31, and that he will also sign an executive order ...

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Families furious as Andrew Cuomo hides number of nursing home deaths

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The New York State Assembly and Senate gave New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker plenty of chances to tell them the number of nursing home residents who have died from COVID, but ...

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Israel finds weekend business closures do not slow spread of Covid-19

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Israel will end its mandatory closure of businesses and synagogues each weekend after a study found it had no impact on curbing the spread of Covid-19. The Times of Israel reports Health ...

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Barbecue Baptist Church hits the road to share hope – and barbecued pork

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Pastors with a love for barbecue may want to follow the example of a Church in Navasota, Texas. Barbecue Baptist Church aims to bring a warm meal, a little levity and a ...

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100 police agencies withdraw from guarding Democratic Convention

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In a historic announcement, more than 100 police agencies are pulling out of agreements to send personnel to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) scheduled for August. The police departments stated they could ...

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Republicans announce details of HEALS Act stimulus effort

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As Democrats revive Congressional hearings over the now debunked Russian collusion theory, Senate Republicans have finished a second stimulus plan to nurture the economic expansion. The proposal aims to stimulate the economy ...

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New $1,200 stimulus checks to go out in August

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Stimulus checks will once again be distributed to most Americans in August, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters on Saturday. The Treasury announced they will again be $1,200. The new payments will ...

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Missouri State Fair will be limited to youth livestock show only

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The upcoming Missouri State Fair will look much different this year. Although much of the programming has been cancelled, it will continue to showcase youth in agriculture. “We care deeply about the ...

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CDC now strongly favors schools reopening in fall

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As polls show an overwhelming majority of both Democrats and Republicans believe schools should reopen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the science now backs it up. The nation’s ...

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Ready for mail-in ballots? Neither are most states

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The road to the November 2020 presidential election is already fraught with unprecedented crises and uncertainty. Now comes expanded mail-in voting. The COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted daily life and changed cultural norms, ...

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Israel real estate boom fueled by view it’s ‘safest place to be’

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Jews and Israelis who are living in the U.S. and other regions of the world are fueling a huge surge in real estate purchases in Israel. American Jews and Israelis who moved ...

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Walmart will be closed on Thanksgiving this year

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Walmart announced on Tuesday it will close all of its stores on Thanksgiving this year. The move shocked retail analysts who point to a trend in recent years in which Black Friday ...

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Missouri schools face teacher and bus driver shortage

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Fear surrounding Covid-19 will make it even harder for Missouri schools to fill staff positions this fall according to state news outlets. This even as CDC data shows children are the lowest-risk ...

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Drive-in Christian concerts will benefit Salvation Army

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Christian artists have teamed up with The Salvation Army to support Americans in need. Contemporary Christian bands and artists TobyMac, Casting Crowns, Michael W. Smith, Mac Powell and Steven Curtis Chapman will ...

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Missouri receives grant to help tourism industry recovery

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Help is on the way for Missouri’s tourism industry, decimated by state and local lockdown orders. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced a $15 million grant to help make attractions safer. “So ...

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Gov. Newsom sued for banning church singing but not protest yelling

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Civil rights proponents say Gov. Gavin Newsom has once again trampled on religious freedom as he bans gatherings, not only in houses of worship but also prayer groups and bible studies in ...

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Promise Keepers replaces stadium event with virtual gathering for July 31

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Promise Keepers had planned to hold its first stadium event in more than two decades this summer before the coronavirus pandemic changed those plans. Now it plans to hold a virtual event ...

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Payroll Protection saved 665,000 church jobs

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The federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) saved 665,000 jobs for churches and ministries, according to data. The PPP was part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed signed ...

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Turkey scapegoats Christians for coronavirus

Christians have become the scapegoat for Turkey’s growing coronavirus outbreak. Christians and other religious minorities are being falsely accused of bringing COVID-19 to Turkey where a series of attacks on churches is ...

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‘We have to move forward,’ Missouri Gov. wants schools open

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The new school year is fast approaching, and schools are trying to figure out the best options during the ongoing pandemic. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and K-12 Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven met ...

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Local authorities have conflicting face mask regulations

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If you’re confused about requirements to wear a face mask don’t feel alone. Across the sprawling Kansas City Metro, which encompasses 14 counties, there are almost as many different regulations. The problem ...

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Kanakuk Covid-19 cases surge to 82, all camps closing

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Kanakuk Kamps has decided to close after the number of staff members and campers with COVID-19 has climbed to 82. Missouri health officials said that number may go higher as more campers ...

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