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The Kansas City Star Daily Flash Briefing McClatchy Audio Lab

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The top local stories from the Kansas City Star's award-winning newsroom are available on your smart speaker every weekday morning.

    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Friday, July 30, 2021

    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Friday, July 30, 2021

    The top headlines from The Kansas City Star on Friday, July 30th, 2021, including all University of Missouri campuses will require masks in class this fall, regardless of vaccination status, the National Weather Service in Kansas City has issued an excessive heat warning for the Kansas City metropolitan area and surrounding counties, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote next week on whether to issue a new countywide mask mandate and ESPN responds to Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby’s cease-and-desist letter.

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    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Thursday, July 29, 2021

    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Thursday, July 29, 2021

    The top headlines from The Kansas City Star on Thursday, July 29th, 2021, including Kansas City will once again be under a mask mandate, Cerner Corp. plans to sell off one of its major office campuses this year, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly required masks for state employees but stopped short of a new statewide mandate and cooler weather is in sight as Kansas City faces two more days of dangerous excessive heat.

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    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    The top headlines from The Kansas City Star on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, including Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas says the city is looking at new CDC COVID guidance, Kansas City police board loosened its residency rule but doesn’t include Kansas, the Missouri attorney general says a judge’s ruling and release of reform school owners was ‘completely improper’ and Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes has bought an ownership stake in Sporting KC.

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    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    The top headlines from The Kansas City Star on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, including local leaders seek federal investigation of Kansas City police, Children’s Mercy says that its hospital has reached capacity, 27 people at two southwest Missouri health systems died over the weekend from COVID-19 and the Kansas City Chiefs have retired Warpaint, a horse ridden by a Chiefs cheerleader, on the field on game days.

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    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Monday, July 26, 2021

    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Monday, July 26, 2021

    The top headlines from The Kansas City Star on Monday, July 26, 2021, including Whiteman Air Force Base's reinstated mask mandate, more pleas from local health officials regarding COVID-19, a new union contract signed at a Frito-Lay plant in Topeka and Daniel Lynch tosses eight scoreless innings for the Kansas City Royals to get his first career win.

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    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Friday, July 23, 2021

    The Kansas City Star daily briefing — Friday, July 23, 2021

    The top headlines from The Kansas City Star on Friday, July 23, 2021, including more evidence revealed in Overland Park police shooting of John Albers went unreported, Missouri Supreme Court upholds voter-approved Medicaid expansion, Bob Meneilly dies, and Kansas City’s NWSL women’s pro soccer team trades star captain ‘A-Rod’ for 3 new faces.

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