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Missionaries snuck past numerous guards in daring Haiti escape

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Escaping captors in the middle of the night, 12 Christian Aid Ministries missionaries hiked silently through the moonlit jungle of Haiti, pausing at times to pray for the direction that led to ...

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Fear not: Dr. Alveda King shares encouragement on Thanksgiving

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Although this has been a difficult year for many people, there are plenty of reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving. Dr. Alveda King, an evangelist and niece of Dr. Martin Luther King ...

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Target joins growing number of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving

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There is a bit of good news for people tired of the commercialization of the holiday season. Target joined several other retailers in announcing it will not be open on Thanksgiving Day. ...

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How Communism (yes, Communism) almost ruined the first Thanksgiving

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The little-known story of how the Plymouth Pilgrims progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism and created the first Thanksgiving. This time of the year, whether ...

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Our Top 10 Thanksgiving movies

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Can’t “movie” from all the turkey and pumpkin pie? Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed movies. We’ve included a clip or the original movie trailer to check them out. ...

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Coming home: Foster kids return as young adults for the holidays

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December may not yet be here, but the signs are clear: leaves are changing colors, kids are practicing their songs, and housedad Ken Parton has already begun decorating for Christmas. Preparations are ...

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The history of Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations in Kansas City

Thanksgiving and Christmas around the area are celebrated in a uniqueness that can only be Kansas City. New York has the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Parade is in ...

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Photo albums at Thanksgiving can engage elders struggling with memory

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month comes each November when families gather together for Thanksgiving. That time together often shines a light on loved ones struggling with memory loss. Over 5 million Americans suffer from ...

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Thanksgiving to be “most expensive meal in the history of the holiday”

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Last summer, the Biden administration bragged about saving consumers a few cents on their July 4 celebrations. The news for Thanksgiving dinner will not be as good. According to a report published ...

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Rush Limbaugh thankful, says doctors mum on days left from cancer

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Talk show host Rush Limbaugh is grateful for his life despite being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. His Christian faith gives him comfort. The veteran radio talk show host spoke to listeners ...

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Americans remain thankful despite challenges of 2020

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Family tops the list of things Americans are thankful for this holiday season, according to a new survey from Lifeway Research. More than four in five said they are thankful for their ...

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Franklin Graham finds plenty of things for which to be thankful this year

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Billy Graham, like many Americans, has still found much for which to show gratitude this year.  Graham says he’s thankful to God for the continued opportunity to share the gospel despite the ...

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Supreme Court slaps down Gov. Cuomo religious gatherings edict

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Religious freedom was handed a victory late Wednesday when the U.S. Supreme Court blocked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials from limiting religious gatherings. The ruling has implications for other ...

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Creative ways to make generous giving a family activity

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Despite the many challenges of 2020, Americans are pausing this week to give things. The period of Thanksgiving through the new year traditionally sees the highest giving levels among individuals of all ...

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Thanksgiving gathering guidelines reveal an astonishing level of government overreach

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When we get to the point where individuals find it “natural” for the government to tell us how to take turns eating our Thanksgiving turkey, a pandemic is the least of our ...

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How to be thankful in America’s chaos

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Is this a year to be thankful? The year 2020 will go down as probably one of the most cultural shaping years of the United States and world in recent times.  It ...

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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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Festival of Lights will open this weekend at Powell Gardens

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Although the pandemic is putting a damper on many holiday traditions, the Festival of Lights will open this weekend at Powell Gardens, located east of Lee’s Summit on 50 Highway. Festivalgoers will ...

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Turkey Bowl set for this weekend in Kansas City’s West Bottoms

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The pandemic and recent cool temperatures have led to cabin fever for many Kansas Citians. With predicted temperatures in the 70s and plenty of room for social distancing, the West Bottoms area ...

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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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Church and nightclub team up to serve the hungry on Thanksgiving

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One reason why Jesus was so effective was that he was willing to go where the needs were the greatest, not just to the synagogues. A midtown Kansas City church is doing ...

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‘Meathead’ actor Reiner compares evangelical Trump supporters to white supremacists

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Actor Rob Reiner, made famous for his portrayal as Meathead in the 70s sitcom “All in the Family,” is being criticized from all sides for calling all Trump voters racist. He also accused ...

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President Trump greeted with cheers from troops in Afghanistan

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Troops cheered President Donald Trump as he made a surprise trip to visit to troops serving in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving Day. Photos of the Commander in Chief serving food to the troops ...

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Singer Goulding flips on boycott threat of Dallas Cowboys over Salvation Army beliefs

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The show must go on. Singer Ellie Goulding, who threatened not to perform at halftime of the Dallas Cowboys game on Thanksgiving, changed her mind after learning more about the mission of ...

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President Trump issues proclamation honoring God on Thanksgiving Day

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Metro Voice presents the Thanksgiving message of President Trump to the nation, unfiltered by the national media. November 27, 2019 THANKSGIVING DAY, 2019   – – – – – – –   ...

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