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, June 13, 2019:

Five Things You Need to Know

PLATTE COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- A Missouri school principal is on paid leave after replying to a tweet from a gun control activist. (More)

ST. LOUIS, MO (KCTV) -- Hollywood couldn’t write a script more compelling than the Blues’ journey over the past five and a half months, culminating in the first Stanley Cup in the history of St. Louis. (More)

TOPEKA, KS (AP) -- The state is asking anyone who bought a rhododendron plant at Walmart stores in Kansas since April to destroy them. (More)

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A bill is headed to Missouri's governor which would let people to clean up the outside of abandoned houses in their neighborhoods. (More)

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- After loading the bases with nobody out in the eighth inning, the Detroit Tigers mustered only one run. (More)


Today’s Trending Story

(CNN) -- It's been seen in the UK and Argentina. Versions of it have flown over border cities and protests around the US. Now, a feminist activist group has announced they are planning to fly a round, diapered Donald Trump baby balloon during the President's 4th of July address at the Lincoln Memorial. (More) is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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