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NBC DFW on Echo: 'Alexa, Tell Me The News'

Amazon Echo owners can now get top local headlines straights from Alexa

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    There's a new way to find out what's going on in Dallas-Fort Worth: Ask Alexa. (Published Saturday, July 2, 2016)

    There's a new way to find out what's going on in Dallas-Fort Worth: Ask Alexa.

    Amazon Echo owners can now listen to top stories from NBC DFW through Alexa's Flash Briefing. Just opt in to NBC DFW in your Alexa app, then ask your Echo to tell you the news.

    Alexa, the Echo's personal assistant, will read four top local stories from NBC DFW. The briefing lasts about 90 seconds. NBC DFW is the first local news source in North Texas to provide updates on Alexa.

    Echo owners can access the NBC DFW Flash Briefing with the following steps:

    • Launch the Alexa app on your phone
    • Choose Flash Briefing in Settings in the menu
    • Select NBC DFW
    • Ask Alexa to “Play Flash Briefing”