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Posted Apr 19, 2014 at 2:59 PM

What does one do with those shoes in the back of the closet, too good to throw out, but not being worn and just collecting dust? Members of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Blue Springs collected them as a Lenten project to give to the non-profit agency Soles4Souls, which immediately distributes them to barefoot folk in 121 countries and 45 states. They also invited All Saints Lutheran and Good Shepherd Christian congregations in Blue Springs to take advantage of the delivery...

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 10:56 PM False
Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Easter eggs and other fun eventsThe inaugural Egg-stravaganza Fun Day, sponsored by Ebony & Ivory Multicultural and Miracle House, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday (April 19) at RJ Roper Field, 131 S. Carlisle...

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Easter weekend services at some area congregations:Eastgate Christian Church, 4010 S. River Blvd., Independence.• Easter vigil, 8 p.m. Saturday. Special music, a celebration of the sacrament of baptism and...

Posted Apr 18, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Every Sunday morning, the Truman High School auditorium is transformed into a sanctuary of worship, prayer and praise for the fledgling congregation of Church of the Four Corners.The nondenominational church derives its name from a story...

Posted Apr 18, 2014 at 11:18 AM

Early childhood education - from infancy - can can have striking improvements on success and lifelong health.

Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 8:50 PM

Hogwarts Is Here is a site dedicated to getting a magical education exactly like the ones in the series about the boy wizard and his friends.

Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 3:02 PM

The U.S. has one of the world's most positive attitudes about religion, with a net 43 percent of the population reporting faith is good for the country, a WIN/Gallup poll indicates. Western Europe is one of the world's most negative areas, however.

Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Normcore - a fashion trend and a way of life. So does that mean it's cool to be normal?

Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 2:32 PM

If you want to land one of the best jobs of the year you may need to brush up on your math skills.

Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 2:24 PM

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were interviewed by rock journalist Howard Smith six times from 1969-72, and those Q&A sessions are now on an audio CD titled "I'm Not the Beatles."

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