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Cowtown Suffers Mighty Wind
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mother nature brought strong gusts of wind around the metro Saturday. Unfortunately, it was no match for the trees as one tree snapped and fell on a home on South Hocker Avenue. "The wind was blowing, I was sitting here watching TV, heard something.
Downtown Twang Scheduled
Granger Smith, Brett Young, Kip Moore, and more among performers for Power & Light's "Hot Country Nights" concert series
Officials with Kansas City's Power & Light District announced the return of the popular "Hot Country Nights" concert series this summer.The special Thursday night performances at the Kansas City Live Block start in June and feature a star-studded list of entertainers. Concertgoers can see acts such as Kip Moore, the Eli Young Band, Granger Smith and Brett Young.
Rock Chalk Baller Presses Luck
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas junior guard Christian Braun announced he has declared for the 2022 NBA Draft. Braun started 39 games for the Jayhawks this past season and averaged 14 points per game. Braun became the 65th player in Kansas history, 20th under Bill Self, to score 1,000 points for his career.
Dutiful Lady Soccer Reporting
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - This isn't last year's Kansas City Current. KC dispatched the Chicago Red Stars for the second time this season Sunday, claiming a 2-1 home victory and the NWSL's Central Division in the 2022 Challenge Cup.
Local Trimming Time
Free curbside pickup of sacks and bundles of leaves and brush for KCMO residents who live from 63 rd St. south to the city limits or east of Blue Ridge Cutoff will be on their regular trash days from April 25-29. Residents may set out curbside by 7 a.m.
Angel Gives Birth To New Life
Lima announced earlier in the week that she is pregnant with a boy, posting a gender reveal to TikTok and Instagram. This is her first child with boyfriend Andre Lemmers; she shares two daughters with her ex-husband Marko Jarić, per .
Prez Plays World's Policeman
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - President Joe Biden on Sunday commemorated the 107th anniversary of the start of the "Armenian genocide," issuing a statement in memory of the 1.5 million Armenians "who were deported, massacred or marched to their deaths in a campaign of extermination" by Ottoman Empire forces.
NAPOLEONIC TRIUMPH FOR PROGRESSIVES ACROSS THE WORLD!!!
Emmanuel Macron will win France's presidential election, pollsters project, fending off a historic challenge from right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen during Sunday's runoff vote.
MAGA Knows About Heartbreak
Former President Donald Trump says Prince Harry is "an embarrassment" for turning his back on Buckingham Palace - and predicted the runaway royal's controversial marriage to Meghan Markle will have a "bad" ending. Trump, speaking on "Piers Morgan Uncensored" in an interview airing Monday night, maintained that Harry "is being led around by his nose" by his ex-actress wife.
War Zone Prays For Salvation
s Ukraine celebrated the high point of the Orthodox year, the capital's Pechersk Lavra - a monastery complex that has allegiance to the Moscow Patriarch - held an Easter service under unusually strained circumstances. Normally, streets across Ukraine on the night before Easter Sunday would be dotted with Orthodox believers walking to church.
American Crisis In The Making
This might be the hottest housing market ever recorded. Over the past 12 months, U.S. home prices are up a staggering 19.2%. For comparison, in the years leading into the 2008 housing bust, the biggest 12-month jump was 14.5%.
Not So Nice . . .
A French priest was stabbed multiple times and a nun was also injured in a knife attack Sunday. The incident happened at Église Saint-Pierre-d'Arène de Nice, a Catholic Church along the French Riviera. French national and municipal police responded to the incident and placed the suspect under arrest.
Fleeting Kansas City Urban Renaissance Captured In Pix
Gladstone Boulevard at Mersington. Above and below, Sunrise Drive. Above and below, Gladstone Boulevard. Above and below, Norledge Avenue. Above, Kessler Park. Below, Prospect Avenue. Above and below, Wabash Avenue. Pendleton Avenue.
Golden Ghetto Good Deeds Reported
It took several hours, and several humans, but 11 ducklings in Overland Park have been safely returned home. A Facebook post, detailing the ducklings adventure over a spillway on Friday, garnered some attention thanks to pictures of the fluffy ducks.
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