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Study: Third of Covid-19 deaths cannot be attributed to the disease

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The Washington Examiner is reporting on a new study that has discovered that a third of U.S. COVID-19 deaths could not be directly attributed to the coronavirus. The data was obtained through ...

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Covid anxiety, lockdowns causing sharp rise in drug abuse

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Drug abuse and other effects of the coronavirus and lockdowns continues to rise with mental health being hit particularly hard. In Ohio, like other states, counties are seeing a startling rise in ...

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Pastor Greg Laurie returns to pulpit after recovering from COVID-19

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Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Southern California plans to be back in the pulpit on Sunday, just two weeks after contracting COVID-19. In a video posted on Facebook, the ...

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Several Christian colleges lowering tuition in response to Covid-19

Ongoing Covid-19 restrictions on businesses and fear of the pandemic is putting a financial squeeze on many families. Several Christian colleges are helping out by rolling back tuition costs as enrollment takes ...

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375 million children in poverty globally after lockdowns

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Government lockdowns meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus have had many unintended consequences. One of those is the loss of over $35 trillion in economic activity globally. In the U.S. ...

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IMF: US recovery 50% stronger than expected

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The U.S. economy is recovering faster than anyone thought. That assessment is not from the Trump administration but from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF has issued a “significant upgrade” to ...

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WHO urges halt to lockdowns worldwide

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Stop using lockdowns to control the pandemic. That’s what the World Health Organization is now urging political leaders around the globe “We in the World Health Organization do not advocate lockdowns as ...

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Second Trump, Biden debate will be virtual

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The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced that President Trump and Joe Biden will participate in a virtual debate next week. “The second presidential debate will take the form of a town ...

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Michigan Supreme Court strikes down Governor’s ‘unconstitutional’ lockdown

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In a ruling that could set a precedent for other states, the Supreme Court in Michigan has dealt a blow to the states Democrat governor and “emergency powers” law restricting businesses, churches ...

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Missouri legislators express concern about effectiveness of remote education

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Several Missouri leaders are concerned about the impact of remote education on students. The Subcommittee on Appropriations — Education shared their message to a group of Missouri K-12 education officials this week. ...

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President and First Lady test positive for COVID-19

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Like millions of Americans, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 just days after a top aide was diagnosed. The announcement came over night from a White ...

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‘God showing up’ – Youth For Christ replaces loneliness with hope in juvenile detention centers

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“I was totally lost, really hopeless and ashamed of what I was doing with my life. I was in a hopeless spot at a time where I didn’t really care what happened ...

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Good news: COVID is not destroying marriages

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The media is telling two different stories on marriages and how they’re coping with the stress of the COVID pandemic. Here’s what’s really going on. While some news stories say divorce from ...

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City Union Mission kicks off Celebrate Hope campaign

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City Union Mission kicked off their annual Celebrate Hope campaign Thursday, Oct. 1. The organization hopes to raise $7 million—a significant portion of the Mission’s yearly operating budget through January 31, 2021. ...

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Poll: Pastors worried election will impact congregations

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A poll of protestant pastors has found they’re worried that the 2020 election will have a negative impact on their church congregations. The news comes as faith is being used as a ...

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President announces 150 million rapid covid tests to be delivered

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“In a major announcement, President Donald Trump on Monday said the distribution of 150 rapid covid tests are ready to be distributed across the nation. The President said the new rapid tests ...

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Old Testament practice of gleaning still helps feed the hungry

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The Old Testament practice of allowing gleaning of harvested fields was used to take care of the poor. It has become more common during the Covid pandemic, even as it eases across ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley wants government to tackle mental health aspects of lockdowns

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The ongoing pandemic and accompanying lockdowns is taking a toll on the health of many Americans, U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said. “This time has been extraordinarily hard on people from ...

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SD Gov. Kristi Noem: Americans are addicted to being offended, but God can heal our land

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South Dakota Republican Governor Kristi Noem spoke out about her bold conservatism in a recent interview. The Mount Rushmore State’s governor has proven herself as a renegade, allowing mass gatherings like the ...

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Twitter bans Chinese whistleblower who claims Covid-19 was created

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Twitter is under fire for suspending the account of a prominent Chinese virologist who claims she has evidence that Covid-19 was manufactured in a lab. Dr. Yan Limeng, who fled Hong Kong ...

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All Missouri schools open for some type of classes, Gov. Parson says

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All Missouri public schools are back in session this week, whether in-person, online or a hybrid of the two for classes. “We want our kids in school.” Gov. Mike Parson said, “and ...

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‘Not What Our Founders Said’: John MacArthur defies judge’s ruling forcing church to close

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Los Angeles County’s Democrat officials have convinced a judge to end indoor services at the megachurch John MacArthur pastors. Four previous attempts had failed and now the church is defying those orders. ...

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Federal Court strikes down all Pennsylvania state covid restrictions

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In a ruling that has far-reaching implications for the entire nation, a federal judge has ruled all state-imposed pandemic restrictions in Pennsylvania are unconstitutional. Thrown out are Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf’s closing ...

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Regional economy is improving as unemployment dips to 5.8%

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Although the economies of Missouri and Kansas were hit hard by the pandemic, things are improving as unemployment drops across the area. Creighton University’s August survey of supply managers and business leaders ...

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Online Christian pilgrimage: How a virtual tour to Lourdes follows a tradition of innovation

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Around the world, Christians are learning to engage their faith in new ways. Catholics and protestants, navigating new restraints on religious gatherings are still finding opportunities to make a pilgrimage that reflects ...

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