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Union Station Auschwitz exhibition ticket sales top 300,000

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Time is running out to visit the Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station. There will not be another extension according to Union Station officials, because the tour ...

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How Cup Noodles became one of the biggest success stories of all time

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See a container of Cup Noodles at a convenience store and you might think of dorm rooms and cheap calories. But there was a time when eating from the product’s iconic packaging ...

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Memories of Pearl Harbor attack fading as ‘what-if’ questions remain

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Yesterday, on the anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor, we learned that memories of that event are fading fast. Interviews on the streets with young people found little understanding of ...

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Bipartisan tributes pour in for Senator Bob Dole

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Condolences continue to pour in over the death of former U.S. Senator Robert Dole. The Republican died over the weekend at the age of 98. Dole is survived by his wife, former Sen. ...

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National Churchill Museum in Fulton reopens after pandemic

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Area families looking for a getaway before school starts have a new option. The National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Mo., is reopening this weekend after being closed during the pandemic. The museum ...

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What the proposed $6 trillion Biden budget means for your future

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History will not remember President Biden for his frugality but it may for his budget. The president has already signed into law a massive multi-trillion-dollar “COVID” stimulus spending package and proposed trillions ...

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First artifacts being installed for Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station

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Four massive, original concrete posts along with barbed and high-voltage wire used as fencing to surround and divide the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp are being installed as part of a touring exhibition in ...

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Tom Hanks portrays man of faith in new war movie “Greyhound”

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After a long drought of new movies during the pandemic, Tom Hanks is bringing an inspirational story to life in “Greyhound.” His character, Ernie Krause is a man guided by his Christian ...

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Vera Lynn, ‘We’ll Meet Again’ World War II sweetheart singer, dies at 103

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Vera Lynn, one of the world’s most famous singers during World War II, has died at the age of 103. Her rendition of We’ll Meet Again became an anthem for hope during ...

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Former Democrat Congresswoman denies Holocaust death toll

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Cynthia McKinney, a former Democrat U.S. congresswoman and notorious anti-Israel activist and conspiracy theorist has engaged in Holocaust denial on social media twice over the past three days. McKinney, 65, a bombastic ...

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Jojo Rabbit looks at Nazi horror through a child’s innocent eyes

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Childhood is a time of strong, focused passions. We find something to love—cars or Marvel, video games or sandlot baseball—and love it nearly to the point of obsession. And so it is with ...

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Veteran parachutes over Normandy 75 years later

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Seventy-five years after he did it the first time, a 97-year-old veteran has once again parachuted over Normandy France. Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple ...

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Remarks of Queen Elizabeth and President Trump in Buckingham Palace

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Metro Voice continues our tradition of providing transcripts of  speeches and remarks of President Trump. We do this in an attempt to provide readers with news that is unfiltered by the media, ...

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When did the Second World War really start?

Today, December 7, we remember the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor – the date recognized as the entry of the United States into the Second World War. This summer we will mark ...

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One of last ‘Rosie the Riveter’ heroes lives in Kansas City

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We’ve all seen images of Rosie the Riveter, the strong woman who went to work during World War II with the slogan, “We can do it.” One of the last Rosies, 93-year-old ...

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Two faith and military-themed films premier this fall

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Two faith-based, true-to-life films spotlighting the consequences of war on those who serve will debut in theaters this fall. The films, ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’ and ‘Indivisible’ spotlight the strain of war ...

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Twin brothers reunited in Normandy 74 years later

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For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. No one knew he had a twin. On Tuesday, Julius ...

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