Your Morning Brief

Before you head out the door this morning, here is your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

Here are the top headlines in Kansas City for Thursday, July 11, 2019:

Five Things You Need to Know

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) – There is only a little more than a week left before the Harry Truman Presidential Library and Museum closes for an entire year. (more)

SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -- High temperatures are hitting the metro area with temperatures in the 90’s and ‘feels like’ temperatures reaching triple digits. As high temperatures are come through the area, several day camps and sports camps are in session. (more)

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) — A company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people, said that it has settled or is in the process of settling more than half of the lawsuits it faces. (more)

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Kansas City, Kansas Police Chief Terry Zeigler will retire in the fall. But he's stepping down amid controversy, so KCTV5 News asked him about that. (more)

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- 42-million Americans quit their jobs last year. Should you have been one of them? That is the subject of this week's Top 5. (more)

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(CNN) -- AT&T customers could soon be free of having to deal with annoying spam calls — or at least that's AT&T's plan. (more)

Sports

YORK, Pa. (AP) — "Robot umpires" have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes. (more)

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