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Heating costs to soar this winter

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Families already dealing with record inflation likely will face soaring heating costs as well this winter. The news comes as President Biden was criticized for saying energy companies can just lower prices ...

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Missouri and Kansas residents warned about risk to pets from coyotes

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Both Missouri and Kansas natural resource officials are warning the public about coyotes. The Missouri Department of Conservation says the residents should keep in mind that we’re now in what are four ...

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Kansas, Missouri brace for major winter storm

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Kansas and Missouri are set to begin the New Year with a winter storm bringing ice and up to a foot of snow. Across the Kansas City 12-country region, the storm will ...

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1 million Afghan children may starve to death this winter

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A new initiative is asking Americans for donations this Christmas to help save Christians who risk death in Afghanistan during the brutal winter. Its goal is to provide a “safe winter” for ...

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Research finds that daylight saving time is not worth the trouble

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Last week the sun was shining during my commute home from work. But after the yearly “fall back”  on Sunday that ended daylight saving time with our clocks moved an hour earlier, ...

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Like the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany, world ignores genocide ahead of China’s Olympics

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It should be evident to all paying attention that the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will proceed as planned. Forget the meager protests against China’s cruel and immoral treatment of its own. The ...

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City Union Mission uses innovative solution to increase bed capacity

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City Union Mission is expanding its bed capacity in their Family Shelter in response to the growing needs of the homeless. The addition of shelter beds comes just in time for the ...

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MoDOT to hold job fair at City Union Mission

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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is in dire need of workers in the coming months and will hold a job fair July 19 at Kansas City’s largest homeless shelter. MoDot shares ...

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Human rights groups rally to stop Winter Olympics in China

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Human rights activists will rally in Washington, D.C., today to try to stop the 2022 Winter Olympics from being held in China. The effort to prevent the Chinese Communist Party from being ...

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Olympics grant China ‘genocide waiver’ as boycott effort grows

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Boycott pressure is mounting on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics to be canceled or moved over China’s genocide against minority populations. Fueling it is the revelation that the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ...

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Huge Christian college fair this Saturday in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will descend on Kansas City Feb. 27 to meet students and parents. It is thought to be the only in-person college fair this winter and spring. ...

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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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Hold on, Winter may last longer than expected

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Sick of winter? You’re not alone. But hold on as it may be longer than anyone wants. Large swaths of North America will see a prolonged winter season. In an AccuWeather report ...

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Rainy winter and spring is saving the Sea of Galilee

For years, the Sea of Galilee has been shrinking. Then, this past winter delivered a pleasant surprise to the biblical lake. While this ancient body of water isn’t out of danger, a ...

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Flood emergency growing as rivers top banks

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Governor Mike Parson is urging Missourians to use caution around floodwater as Missouri’s rivers and streams begin cresting flood stage in some communities. The Missouri Emergency Management Agency is now being assisted ...

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State officials give grave warning: Get off the roads during Sunday’s snowstorm

With a rare March snowstorm barreling towards Kansas and Missouri, state officials are warning drivers to stay home. And while Saturday is the calm before the storm with even some sun peaking ...

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I-70 closed east of Kansas City to Kingdom City

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Winter returned today with a vengeance and it’s not over yet, with two more storms forecast for the next 4-5 days. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Friday afternoon that large sections ...

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Three winter storms take aim at area through Monday

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Just as the ice has disappeared from streets in the Kansas City area, and temperatures are hitting the 50s Wednesday and Thursday, forecasters are warning of a snowy four or five days ...

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Freezing rain, sleet on tap for Kansas City through Thursday

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Freezing rain is already falling across the area today as winter weather returns. The nasty, frozen precipitation may linger for several days as the unseasonably warm weather from the weekend is only ...

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Will weekend bring another snowstorm?

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After a snowstorm that local meteorologists seemingly missed, residents are asking “What’s the real deal with two systems sweeping by the region this week?” The Friday and Saturday storm that left a ...

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Stay fit even with a winter storm outside!

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Staying fit in winter? It’s nice to snuggle up in those flannel PJs, wrap yourself in your favorite thermal quilt, pop some popcorn, watch old movies by a flickering, warm fire, and ...

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Snow totals may reach 10-12 inches across area today

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More snow is on the way today. The National Weather Service says portions of Kansas City received over seven inches of snow overnight with a widespread 4 to 8 inches falling across ...

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10 tips to make winter running less miserable

Sometimes, the seasons seem to change overnight. One day, you’re ticking off miles on a brisk, 50-degree afternoon with sunshine overhead; then the next morning, the temperature dips below freezing, and your ...

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Get your shovels ready, snowfall to be at record levels

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With the unusual and record-breaking snowfall in the area since October, people are wondering, “What does that mean for this winter?” Gary Lezak, lead meteorologist at KSHB TV, says this year’s snowfall ...

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Forecasters debate another record snow this winter

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With Kansas and Missouri receiving snow yet again today, many are wondering if we’ll have another winter where we break records. Think 45 inches in 2011. It is rare for the area ...

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