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CDC issues strange summer camp guidelines

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The CDC has issued new summer camp guidelines that many say are arbitrary and contradictory. The rules are being mocked on social media as out-of-step with reality. The new guidance says that ...

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Loneliness increasing among all age groups, Harvard study finds

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Churches and ministries may need to pay careful attention to people experiencing loneliness brought on by lockdowns and social distancing. More than three in 10 Americans feel “serious loneliness,” according to a ...

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Where each state stands on lockdowns and restrictions

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Just in time for Christmas, state governors and local authorities are re-instituting full or partial lockdowns. The actions come as several lawsuits, claiming they are unconstitutional, wind their way through the nation’s ...

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Americans more accepting of churches defying lockdown orders today than in March

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The American public is much more accepting of churches defying coronavirus lockdown orders today than they were last spring. Paul Djupe, an affiliated scholar with the Public Religion Research Institute, and Ryan ...

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How to NOT Have a Blue, Blue, Blue Christmas

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Since long before Elvis Presley first crooned those famous lyrics in 1957, Thanksgiving through the New Year has been a lonely reality for many who feel that “you might be doing all ...

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Newsom, Pelosi scramble after caught breaking distancing rules

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Democrat leaders Gavin Newsom and Nancy Pelosi are being called out for hypocrisy over COVID distancing restrictions they’ve put in place. On Friday, Newsom, the Governor of California, apologized for joining in ...

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Ministries overcome COVID to serve adoption, foster kids and women

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As COVID spread this year, adoption, foster care and pro-life counseling ministries met the crisis with faith and changes to their day-to-day operations. “The pandemic has definitely made a challenging work even ...

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CA Gov. Newsom: Wear a mask between bites when eating out

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California Governor Gavin Newsom is doing California no favors with his most recent covid recommendation. Newsome, a Democrat, is reminding the restaurant diners that if they go out to eat in public, ...

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Oh, no! Not again! EasterFest celebration cancelled by the county for second time this year

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The annual EasterFest celebration, scheduled to be held in Garfield Park on August 29, has been cancelled by Shawnee County officials for the second time this year, organizers learned on Thursday. The ...

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Polls: most parents want to reopen schools this fall

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As the coronavirus lockdown loosens, most parents of school-age children want to reopen schools this fall and say it will be bad for students if they do not. A new Rasmussen Reports ...

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Churches getting creative in holding VBS this summer

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Across America, Vacation Bible School is a summer tradition. The ongoing pandemic has left many churches scrambling to find safe ways to continue VBS, giving kids access to a familiar summer activity ...

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Woman removes mask, coughs on baby, in social distancing attack

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Social distancing attacks have been taken to a whole new level after a woman assaulted a baby in a restaurant. Police have identified a woman, who purposely coughed on a baby, as ...

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Funeral homes struggle with Covid-19 gear and regulations

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Countless organizations and individuals have stepped up to meet the needs of the state’s first responders during the Covid-19 pandemic. Less attention has been paid to the last responders – the state’s ...

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Shawnee County Phase 3 Reopening; here’s what that means

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The Shawnee County Covid-19 Response Team and the Shawnee County Health Officer have moved the county into Shawnee County Phase 3 Reopening as of Monday, June 8. Under Shawnee County Phase 3, ...

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Kansas City mayor will enforce only the city’s more-lenient reopening guidelines

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced he will enforce only the city’s reopening rules, not the more stringent ones from the state of Missouri. Even the liberal Kansas City star, which has ...

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Restaurants are turning their parking lots into drive-in movie theaters

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As the coronavirus pandemic closes businesses and shuts people into their houses, it seems that everything old is new again: chain letters, puzzles, and the drive-in. It’s the perfect socially-distanced outing. A few savvy restaurants, ...

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Nobel Prize-winning scientist questions value of coronavirus lockdown

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As local churches work to reopen, many people are questioning the value of the lockdown, which took a heavy toll on the economy. A Nobel Prize-winning scientist, who correctly predicted in the ...

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How to protect seniors against coronavirus

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How do you protect seniors, who are known to be more at risk of serious illness due to coronavirus, especially those with pre-existing conditions and those who are immune compromised? The majority ...

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Gov. Mike Parson speaks at granddaughter’s high school graduation

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The coronavirus pandemic has been especially hard on this year’s high school seniors, with schools scrambling to find ways to hold graduation ceremonies while practicing social distancing. One southwest Missouri school, however, ...

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City of Topeka Buildings now open to the public; Police enforcing ‘Click It or Ticket’

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Law enforcement agencies from across the state are aggressively enforcing Kansas occupant restraint and other traffic laws as part of the 2020 Kansas “Click It or Ticket” campaign. The Click It or ...

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How to safely enjoy Kansas state parks during Memorial Day weekend

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Kansas state parks officials say that trail use is up markedly during the COVID-19 pandemic. As evidence, in Shawnee County, a pedestrian counter placed on the Gage Park Fitness Loop Trail recorded ...

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Missouri executes convicted murderer as witnesses social distance

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Walter Barton on Tuesday night became the first criminal in the nation to be executed during the COVID-19 pandemic. He had been convicted of first-degree murder for the 1991 brutal stabbing death ...

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Shawnee County tweaks the ‘modified phase 2’ recovery plan

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The state “modified Phase 2” recovery plan that goes into effect this Friday is subject to change county-by-county because the order allows each county to impose equal or more stringent restrictions. UPDATE: ...

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Why reopening churches after COVID-19 will be hard

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Reopening our country will not be easy. And neither will be the reopening of churches across America. Most organizations are facing significant challenges brought on by the virus. Business owners feel overwhelmed ...

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Demand soars for special communion cups

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The coronavirus outbreak is changing numerous things about how church services are held, right down to communion. Blessed Communion in Chicago, the world’s leading provider of individually sealed, prefilled communion cups, is ...

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