Several local communities rank high in survey of family-friendly Missouri cities


Missouri boasts a number of great places to raise a family, but its two largest cities are not among them. Kansas City ranked 71st in a recent WalletHub survey, while St. Louis ...

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Pregnant teacher loses lawsuit against local Catholic diocese

A jury on Sept. 18 ruled in favor of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in the case of a schoolteacher who said she had been fired for being single and pregnant, ...

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Couple files lawsuit over adopted son’s murder


He was adopted as the light of their world and after his tragic shooting death his parents have filed a lawsuit against everyone involved with the gun that killed him. At 29- ...

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Violent crime in Kansas City targeted by attorney general

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Kansas City has joined the attorney general’s efforts intended to fight and prosecute violent crime. Among the most violent cities in the nation, Kansas City is joined by St. Louis and, surprisingly, ...

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City Union Mission campaign goal exceeded

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Kansas City stepped up for the homeless and at-risk families recently by their generosity and exceeded the campaign goal says the City Union Mission Executive Director Dan Doty. Doty announced today that ...

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Will weekend bring another snowstorm?


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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Christmas comes early for urban families today


Today 260 driver volunteers are delivering thousands of wrapped Christmas gifts to more than 540 Kansas City area families. The families previously selected the gifts at City Union Mission’s Christmas Store, part ...

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Dockum Drugstore sit-in civil rights exhibit comes to area


An exhibit featuring the story of the 1958 Dockum Drugstore sit-in in Wichita, Kansas, will be on display at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Main Library through December 14. The Dockum ...

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Possible major Sunday winter storm being studied


Kansas City could be in the bullseye for a major winter storm on Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the entire region on Sunday from 6 a.m. ...

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Royals to again serve meals to homeless


Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy, along with other Kansas City Royals representatives, will serve full barbecue meals to more than 250 men, women and children at City Union Mission on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Every ...

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City Union Mission needs help with Christmas store effort

City Union Mission is preparing their big Christmas outreach program. The ministry’s Christmas Store will open on Monday, November 26, at 9 a.m. for shelter guests, residents of their programs and income-qualified ...

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The rain cup runneth over in greater Kansas City area


As rain continues to move through the metro area, creeks, streams and rivers are at their capacity. Heavy rain in the Kansas City metro and across Missouri & northeast Kansas has caused ...

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Kander drops out of mayor’s race, cites mental health


In July, Democrat Jason Kander announced his campaign for Kansas City. Today, Kander, an ultra liberal with a mediocre legislative record, used Twitter to announce he’s dropping out of the race. An ...

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Man sentenced for printing child pornography at library


A Kansas City man has been found guilty and sentenced for leaving child pornography on a public library printer. David R. Buie, 63, of Kansas City, was found guilty of one count ...

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Annual Republican Lincoln Days Event March 18

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Missouri marks a milestone this year in state politics. It is the first time in state history that all five statewide seats are held by the Republican Party: Governor, Lt. Governor, State ...

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PRIMARY ELECTION SPECIAL: Money, Sex and Power: the campaign of Eric Greitens

Eric Greitens−a lifelong Democrat with liberal alliances−claims to have recently become a conservative and is running as a Republican for Missouri Governor Greitens has raised big money−about $9 million−with most of it ...

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The LIGHT House ‘Revs Up’ for Gala

Want a look at some of world’s rarest autos? You’ll have a chance at The LIGHT House benefit “Gala” on April 9, 2016 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Armacost Museum in Grandview. ...

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KC invited to city-wide Easter sunrise service at Power & Light

This will be the ninth year for The Easter Sunrise Extravaganza Join us from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. in the Kansas City Power and Light District at 13th and Gand Boulevard. ...

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Alternatives Clinic: Life-Saving Help in a Life-Changing Way

Alternatives Clinic is a nonprofit medical clinic and pregnancy resource center in Harrisonville providing services to Cass County and surrounding areas since 1992. The clinic is staffed by two part-time Registered Nurses ...

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Vitae launches campaign to help women, save lives in KC

The Vitae Foundation launched an advertising campaign in the greater Kansas City area in December, which will continue for six months. The media campaign includes Google paid search and mobile advertising. “We’re ...

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Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers: fighting the battle, one life at a time

How do you battle abortion one life at a time? Through the compassionate care of pregnancy resource centers like Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers in Overland Park and Shawnee. Ministries like Advice ...

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New Monitor for The Women’s Clinic Makes Big Difference

We all know that when it comes to TV monitors, bigger is always better. A bigger monitor also can be lifesaving, especially if it vividly reveals the little arms, legs and heartbeat ...

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Christians Among Those Killed in San Bernardino

Dead in San Bernardino terrorist attack include a Messianic Jew, a Christian who fled persecution in Iran, and a father of five Two weeks before he died, Nicholas Thalasinos, a 52-year-old Messianic ...

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Missouri Common Core Suffers Defeat in Court

Missouri Court of Appeals dismisses Governor Nixon’s appeal, leaves in place trial court judgment enjoining Missouri from paying fees to Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium for Missouri Common Core efforts. On September 17, ...

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Kansas City to Host Holocaust Remembrance

Kansas City has become the 58th American City to join a worldwide Holocaust Remembrance and commenoration planned for May 2016. An additional 50 cities around the world are also organizing similar commemorations. Regional ...

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