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Pixar’s film ‘Soul’ teaches us to enjoy all aspects of life

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The phrase “family-friendly” — as every parent knows — is subjective. The film your neighbor says is fine for the children might not be so family-friendly in your home. Such is the ...

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Grandson of Billy Graham will stream Christmas outreach Sunday

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Evangelist Will Graham will hold his final online evangelistic outreach of 2020, titled “Christmas with Will Graham: An Online Celebration,” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 20. Broadcasting live from the Billy ...

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Delightful film explores Dickens as ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

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Since its arrival, A Christmas Carol has become a holiday favorite the world over in its myriad retellings. The 2018 adaptation, The Man Who Invented Christmas, is a bit different, offering something ...

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Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium lights up for Christmas

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It’s Christmas under the sea at Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium. The popular holiday event Sea of Lights returns to the attraction Nov. 27. This is the only underwater light spectacular in ...

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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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Greetings from Springfield, your fall getaway destination

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With a summer that most agree passed too quickly, many people feel cheated in their passion for travel this year. If you feel the same, you’re not alone. But have hope! There’s ...

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Laura growing to CAT 4 hurricane, will hit Wednesday night

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The Gulf Coast of the United States is rapidly prepping for hurricane Laura which is “rapidly intensifying” over the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday morning.  It is expected to become a Category 4 ...

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Kansas City-based AMC Theatres open this weekend with $5 tickets

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The movie industry has been hard hit by the pandemic, with most theaters closed since last spring. AMC Theatres, which is based in Kansas City, reopened Thursday night in several area theaters ...

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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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Inner city pastors seek solutions as murders spike

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Pastors in the inner city continue to pray against violence as the murder toll climbs in Kansas City. Two more people were shot and killed over the July 4 weekend as the ...

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Weekend shootings shock nation, including Missouri

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It was a virtual blood bath in many cities across the U.S. as Fourth of July weekend shootings shocked the public. That was the case in Kansas City, Kansas City and Columbia, ...

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Trail Life USA promotes ‘healing wave’ for July 4 weekend

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Leaders of the Christian youth organization Trail Life USA are challenging Americans to help create a “healing wave” through July 4 weekend cookouts. “Jesus taught us to love one another,” CEO Mark ...

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Several good Christian movies available for viewing this weekend

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There’s a lot of trash available on streaming devices and television. Sometimes it’s easy to spend 30 minutes looking for something decent to watch on Netflix, Prime or television. Here are five ...

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“Honkytonk Preacher” plays and ministers to music lovers at Knuckleheads Saloon

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Jesus went to where people needed him most, not necessarily to the synagogues. Musician Carl Butler does the same. Butler is a honkytonk preacher at Knuckleheads Saloon in Kansas City, according to ...

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The strong and faithful females of ‘Little Women’

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A classic book published in the 1860s by Louisa May Alcott continues to be relevant to today’s moviegoers. Both critics and audiences have embraced the latest film version of “Little Women”. The ...

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Little Women is faithful to the classic with a modern energy

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It’s not your typical Christmas blockbuster but it’s no less anticipated by many who prefer good dialog and stories over special effects. Little Women, now showing, is getting kudos for a storyline ...

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Branson is the perfect place to blend two Christmas family traditions

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Traditions are fantastic opportunities for families to grow together and bond with common experiences. Enjoying and creating them becomes even more meaningful when two people combine those traditions in a marriage. My ...

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She was the ‘Moses of her people’: film on the life of Harriet Tubman opens in theaters

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The new move about the life of Harriet Tubman tells the incredible journey of faith for the former slave who never learned to read or write but still managed to lead dozens ...

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It’s Thomas Edison vs. Tesla vs. Westinghouse in ‘The Current War’

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He was known as the “Wizard of Menlo Park.” In the 19th Century, inventor Thomas Alva Edison was probably as close to a pop-culture icon as you might find. And when a genius ...

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Dwight and Anita Widaman to talk about Israel at October 12 event

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Metro Voice publishers Dwight and Anita Widaman will be the guests of Calvary Baptist Church – Independence on Saturday, Oct. 12 for a special presentation titled, “Israel–See Beyond.” The free event will ...

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Ad Astra pulls you into a future closer to God yet still lost

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What do we hide from? How far are we willing to go to get away from the things we are afraid of? Ad Astra, by director James Gray (Lost City of, The ...

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‘Overcomer’ opens in top 3 at theaters

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The faith-themed film “Overcomer” opened strong over the weekend, placing third at the box office and grossing over $8.2 million at over 1,700 theaters. The drama is directed and produced by Alex ...

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Eudora man plans festival to benefit tornado victims

A Eudora businessman has organized a tornado relief benefit festival this weekend. It’s been nearly a month since an EF-4 tornado ripped through parts of Douglas and Leavenworth counties, damaging dozens of homes ...

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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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Brookside Art Fair is Friday thru Sunday

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Sunshine is expected to bring Kansas City residents out in droves for the Brookside Art Fair.  The 34th annual event starts Friday evening and extends through the weekend, just in time for ...

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