Kansas City Sunday Look: Local Hearts, Missile Command & Debating 2024

Right now on Sunday angel Lily inspires our afternoon glimpse at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Local Love Fest

Parade of Hearts display unites community, celebrates KC

The third annual Parade of Hearts display was open to the public Saturday, April 13. Since 2022, these 5-foot heart sculptures have popped up across Kansas City.

First Responder Update

Railroad temporarily closes after KC lumber yard fire

Kansas City Fire Department responded to fire at lumber yard in Kansas City, Missouri, railroad was shut down and nobody was injured.

Kansas Tribute Redux

New Jackie Robinson statue coming to Wichita this summer

After League 42's Jackie Robinson statue was stolen and subsequently destroyed in January, a new one is coming this summer.

Show-Me Mighty Scrub

Hundreds join initiative to clean banks of the Missouri River

Artsy Cash-In

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is putting an iconic Monet painting up for sale

The sale of "Mill at Limetz, 1888," which was partially gifted to the Kansas City museum in 1986, will help fund future art acquisitions. The museum owns four other paintings by Claude Monet.

Angel Shares Real Life Success

All Smiles! Lily Aldridge Shares Family Photos with Husband Caleb Followill and Their Two Kids

Lily Aldridge and Caleb Followill are parents to daughter Dixie Pearl and son Winston Roy

Western Tech Stays Winning

Analysis: How Israel and allied defenses intercepted more than 300 Iranian missiles and drones | CNN

Almost all the ballistic missiles and drones Iran launched at Israel in an unprecedented attack late Saturday were intercepted and failed to meet their mark, according to Israel and the United States officials, highlighting the formidable, and multi-layered missile defense deployed by the two allied partners.

White House Wants To Avoid Wider War

Biden told Netanyahu U.S. won't support an Israeli counterattack on Iran

Biden and his senior advisers are highly concerned an Israeli response to Iran would lead to a regional war with catastrophic consequences, officials said..

Arguing About MAGA

ABC's Stephanopoulos clashes with GOP governor over support for Trump in heated interview

ABC News host George Stephanopoulos clashed with GOP Gov. Chris Sununu on Sunday over his support for former President Trump, despite his past criticism of him.

Campaign Clashes Coming Soon

US news organizations urge Biden and Trump to agree to TV election debates

CNN, NBC and Fox among outlets to make plea as Trump campaign calls for earlier debates and Biden remains uncommitted

Vlad Moves In

Ukraine army chief says Russia making significant 'gains' in east of country

Gen Oleksandr Syrskyi said Russia is making tactical gains and benefitting from warmer weather.

El Papa Wants Peace

Pope Francis urges end to 'spiral of violence' in Middle East

Pope Francis urged Iran and Israel on Sunday to avoid steps that could feed "a spiral of violence" that risked plunging the Middle East deeper into conflict.

More Local Java Reported

Kansas City's Doña Fina Café keeps family tradition alive, one cup of coffee at a time

Erika Cecilia Noguera is the owner of Doña Fina Café, a Kansas City coffee company that roasts and sells beans grown on her family's farm in Guatemala. She says Doña Fina - which is named for her great-grandmother - is about telling the story of coffee, and of the people who make it.

Sunday According To Katie

Sunday looks to be the warmest day of the weekend

Sunday will have high temperatures around 87 degrees; severe storms are possible at the start of this upcoming week.

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