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Merriam-Webster names “gaslighting” its 2022 word of the year

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After a contentious political season, Merriam-Webster has selected “gaslighting” as its word of the year for 2022. The official definition is the psychological manipulation of a person, usually over an extended period of time, ...

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‘Dangerous legislation’: Franklin Graham talks about ‘Respect for Marriage Act’

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Franklin Graham is calling on Americans to contact their senators, warning them that the so-called “Respect for Marriage Act” legislation would fail to protect individuals with the traditional concept of marriage. “The ...

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Veterans can enjoy these food discounts Friday

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A number of restaurants will offer discounts to former service members this Friday in honor of Veterans Day. Among the special food deals: 7-Eleven: Ex-Service members get a free Quart-Pound Big Bite ...

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Our recommendations on the Missouri Amendments

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Amendment 3, which would legalize recreational marijuana use in Missouri, has received most of the media attention. However, voters also will decide on several other amendments on Election Day. Here are the ...

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Two constitutional amendments on the Kansas ballot for 2022

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On Tuesday, November 8, Kansas voters will weigh in on two proposed constitutional amendments, as well as determine a number of major state and federal offices, from U.S. Senator and governor to ...

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Pastors taking different approaches to participating in Halloween celebrations

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Churches around the nation are taking different approaches on whether and how to celebrate Halloween. Most church leaders in a recent survey said they do not celebrate Halloween because it originated from ...

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Missouri 2022 Ballot Measures

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The following ballot measures have been certified for the November 8, 2022 general election. Amendment 1 Proposed by 101st General Assembly (First Regular Session) HCS HJR 35-Griesheimer Do you want to amend ...

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One of Wahlberg brothers found his faith while locked in prison

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While Mark and Donnie Wahlberg achieved great success in music and film, their brother Jim took a darker path that led to prison. “I lived a rough-and-tumble life,” he said. “I was ...

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Judge halts FBI investigation, siding with Trump for a special master over documents

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The FBI was slapped down by a federal judge Monday in their attempt to prevent outside review of materials seized in a raid from the residence of former President Donald Trump. A ...

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As monkeypox spreads in homosexual community, Feds declare health emergency

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The Biden administration on Thursday declared Monkeypox a “public health emergency.” But while the disease is spreading, officials confirm it is primarily targeting sexually active homosexual men and those in close physical ...

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Lawsuit over Skittles after EU finds ingredient can change DNA

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A civil lawsuit has been filed against Skittles alleging that the brightly-colored candies are unsafe to eat because they contain a known toxin that the company had agreed six years ago to ...

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Presbyterian Church USA condemns Israel as ‘apartheid’ state 

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The Presbyterian Church USA, which is rapidly losing members, has adopted another controversial position. A church committee passed a resolution declaring Israel an apartheid state during its General Assembly this week. Amendment INT-02, ...

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Why we must pass the Value Them Both Amendment on August 2

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In 2019, the Kansas Supreme Court radically changed our state constitution, making it impossible to regulate the abortion industry in even the simplest of ways. As a result of this decision, over ...

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Flag Day continues proud tradition dating back to June 14, 1777

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Flag Day can be easy to overlook because it falls between Memorial Day and Independence Day on June 14. The non-profit group American Journey Experience shared how the holiday began and why ...

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Yes, young adult, you can fly the American flag and be proud

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Many young people say they are not patriotic. It’s an important issue as we celebrate Flag Day on June 14. I want to say to these young adults: patriotism does not mean you condone ...

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What is Shavuot (Pentecost) really all about?

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Over the past 44 years, I have had the privilege of speaking in over 450 churches in any number of varied contexts. When given the opportunity, I have asked the audiences a ...

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Thousands sign petition asking Kanakuk Kamps to waive non-disclosure agreements

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The fallout from sexual abuse allegations against Kanakuk Kamps near Branson continues. More than 26,121 people have signed a petition asking the organization to release dozens of victims and their families from ...

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Supreme Court rules unanimously in favor of Christian flag, speech

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In a rare unanimous decision the Supreme Court ruled in favor of religious speech on May 2. The case involved the city of Boston refusing a Christian flag to fly at city ...

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The collectivist horrors against Ukraine by Russia are unmatched in its history

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During Ukraine’s long history, there have been no shortages of geopolitical manipulations against the Ukrainian people. Long before the current conflict, they can be seen in the Russo-Turkish Wars and Catherine the Great’s settling ...

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Purim skits and satire have brought merriment to an ancient Jewish holiday in America

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Purim, the springtime Jewish holiday packed with much merriment and humor, recalls the biblical story of Queen Esther. In this tale, the queen stayed true to her Jewish roots and used her status ...

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Black Lives Matter puts “disrupting nuclear families” in school curriculum

The Black Lives Matter organization remains busy as it has lost all of the support it gained in 2020. Now it’s going after kindergarteners. Students across the country as young as kindergarten-age ...

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Amazon Prime to raise yearly membership to what?

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If you’re an Amazon Prime user,  get ready to pay a whole lot more for the service.  Monthly rates for customers in the United States will increase beginning this month. In a press release on ...

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Comet Leonard visible through Christmas

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There’s still time to see the year’s brightest comet but look quick! Comet Leonard was first seen near Jupiter in early 2021 and is on its way around the sun. This ball ...

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‘Christmas with the Chosen’ breaks records with $10 million

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“Christmas with the Chosen: The Messenger” has been a resounding box-office success. Sales have topped $13 million for one million tickets, setting a new record for Fathom Events. The amount surpasses what ...

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Religious Christmas postage stamps still point to ‘reason for the season’

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Step up to any United States Post Office counter or log onto its official government-sponsored website, and anyone in the market for “Christmas”-themed postage stamps has three options: “A visit from St. ...

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