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State Abandons Plan To Toll I-635 EastThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Texas Transportation Com
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The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Texas Transportation Commission has dropped a near $2 billion dollar plan to rebuild, expand and add toll lanes to I-635E in Dallas, Garland and Mesquite. The commission's vote to drop that... Read more
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Dallas Police Can Put Signs On Properties That Tolerate Crime To Get Owners To Address ItThe Dallas philanthropist was known for raising millions of dollars for chariti
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
The Dallas philanthropist was known for raising millions of dollars for charities, like the Salvation Army and United Way. [KERA News] Christmas wish: An early morning fire this week destroyed toys gathered for donation by Dallas nonprofit Quest 4... Read more
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Black Women And Reproductive Health; Spotlight On Artist Sherry OwensThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: A new survey shows black ad
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: A new survey shows black adults in Texas and around the country have a lot of concerns about health care, including reproductive health. As KERA’s Stella Chavez reports, experts came together... Read more
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Investigation Ordered For State Juvenile Detention SystemThe top local stories this evening on KERA News: A memorial service for Ruth A
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
The top local stories this evening on KERA News: A memorial service for Ruth Altshuler will be held Thursday at Highland Park United Methodist Church. The prominent Dallas philanthropist died last week, after complications from a broken hip. She was... Read more
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Remembering Philanthropist Ruth Altshuler; A Look At Texas Election CandidatesThe top local stories this evening on KERA News: A memorial service for Ruth A
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
The top local stories this evening on KERA News: A memorial service for Ruth Altshuler will be held Thursday at Highland Park United Methodist Church. The prominent Dallas philanthropist died last week, after complications from a broken hip. She was... Read more
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Fort Worth City Council Bans Smoking In Bars; The Emotional Side Of RobotsThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Hurricane Harvey, and the d
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Hurricane Harvey, and the devastating rainfall that came with it, changed hundreds of thousands of people's lives. Some lost loved ones, while others watched the floodwaters invade their homes.... Read more
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Dallas Officials’ Lack Of Oversight Aggravated City’s Homelessness Problem, Audit Saysneed it most. A new report explores the affordability, coverage area, frequency
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
need it most. A new report explores the affordability, coverage area, frequency and accessibility of Dallas’ mass transit. [KERA News] After the flood: When Hurricane Harvey hit in August, just under 4,000 people sought shelter in North Texas. More... Read more
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Surviving Hurricanes Katrina And Harvey; Dallas Arts Town Hall On Sexual HarassmentThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Hurricane Harvey, and the d
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Hurricane Harvey, and the devastating rainfall that came with it, changed hundreds of thousands of people's lives. Some lost loved ones, while others watched the floodwaters invade their homes.... Read more
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UTA Study Highlights Dallas' Public Transit Problem; A Border Family ReunionThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast. For people from areas hit the hardest, a return to normal life seems far away. That’s especially true for those still... Read more
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UTA Study Highlights Dallas' Public Transit Problem; A Border Family ReuniuonThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast. For people from areas hit the hardest, a return to normal life seems far away. That’s especially true for those still... Read more
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Today's The Filing Deadline For 2018 ElectionsThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast. For people from areas hit the hardest, a return to normal life seems far away. That’s especially true for those still... Read more
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Struggling To Recover Economically After Harvey; Dallas Actors Go IndependentThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: It’s been over three months since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast. For people from areas hit the hardest, a return to normal life seems far away. That’s especially true for those still... Read more
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A Democrat Joins The Land Commissioner RaceThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: Texas Land Commissioner Geor
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush could get a Democratic challenger today. The Texas Tribune reports Miguel Suazo is expected to make his announcement this morning at the Texas Democratic Party... Read more
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Max, Jack Or Dak: What North Texas Pet Owners Are Naming Their Dogs These Daystime, there are plenty of ways to donate to organizations that feed, clothe and
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
time, there are plenty of ways to donate to organizations that feed, clothe and help North Texans get back on their feet. [KERA News] The High Five is KERA’s daily roundup of stories from Dallas-Fort Worth and across the state. Explore our... Read more
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Another Democrat Goes For Texas Governor; Sexual Harassment In The ArtsThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The son of a former Texas g
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The son of a former Texas governor has launched his bid to unseat the current governor. Andrew White held a rally Thursday in Houston, where the investor promised to campaign as a conservative... Read more
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Former Governor's Son Launches Gubernatorial BidThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The long-time Dallas County
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The long-time Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, the daughter of South Texas migrant workers, said Wednesday she will resign to challenge Gov. Greg Abbott. Observers say Valdez is the strongest... Read more
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Texas Congressman Whose Move To Impeach Trump Failed Says 'It Won't Be The Last' Effortin 2018. Valdez is the highest-profile Democrat in what's sure to be an uphill
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
in 2018. Valdez is the highest-profile Democrat in what's sure to be an uphill battle. But that’s nothing new for her. [KERA News] Career change: Longtime newsman Brett Shipp has left his position at WFAA to run for Congress. He’ll enter a... Read more
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Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez Throws Her Name In The Hat For GovernorThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The long-time Dallas County
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The long-time Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, the daughter of South Texas migrant workers, said Wednesday she will resign to challenge Gov. Greg Abbott. Observers say Valdez is the strongest... Read more
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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Will Resign, Make Her Bid For Governor OfficialThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Just over three months ago,
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Just over three months ago, Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast and settled over southeast Texas for three days dumping feet, not inches, of rain. Thousands evacuated before the storm made... Read more
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Dallas-Fort Worth Is One Of The Most Popular Moving Destinations Of 2017, This Report Saysto stay and start a new life. KERA’s Courtney Collins introduces us to a few of
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
to stay and start a new life. KERA’s Courtney Collins introduces us to a few of those families in our latest series. [KERA News] Postcard: This shot from Energy Secretary Rick Perry's recent trip to Saudi Arabia is making the rounds on... Read more
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Restarting In North Texas After Hurricane Harvey; DMT Administrator Fired Over BehaviorThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Just over three months ago,
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Just over three months ago, Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast and settled over southeast Texas for three days dumping feet, not inches, of rain. Thousands evacuated before the storm made... Read more
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Dallas Theater Center Fires Lee Trull For ‘Inappropriate Behavior’The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Dallas Theater Center's
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Dallas Theater Center's director of new play development has been fired for what it calls "inappropriate behavior." The center has not disclosed details of the allegations against Lee... Read more
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More Than 3,700 Texans Are Without Safe Drinking Water Three Months After Harveyof interest were caught on surveillance video, and now the university is asking
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
of interest were caught on surveillance video, and now the university is asking for the public’s help in identifying them. [KERA News] Misconduct in Congress: U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, says he’ll repay the $84,000 in taxpayer... Read more
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Officials Hope For More Uterus Transplant Babies; School Bus Trouble In DallasThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Baylor University Medical C
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Baylor University Medical Center officials in Dallas say the birth of a baby from a uterus transplant could open doors for women struggling with uterine infertility. It's the first birth as a result... Read more
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A Growing Candidate Pool For Joe Barton’s Congressional SeatThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: North Texas Congressman Joe
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: North Texas Congressman Joe Barton announced Thursday he won’t seek another term next year. It marks an end to the Ennis Republican’s three-decade career in Washington. He faced a growing chorus of... Read more
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Mother Gives Birth With Transplanted Uterus; The Kimbell's Cassanova ExhibitThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: North Texas Congressman Joe
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: North Texas Congressman Joe Barton announced Thursday he won’t seek another term next year. It marks an end to the Ennis Republican’s three-decade career in Washington. He faced a growing chorus of... Read more
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‘Cite And Release’ Begins Today For Dallas Residents; Cowboys End Losing StreakThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: Under the cite and release
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Under the cite and release program, Dallas County residents caught inside the city with less than four ounces of marijuana won't automatically go to jail. Cite and release is only for Dallas County... Read more
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Rep. Joe Barton Not Running For Re-Election; Creating A Podcast For LatinosThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: North Texas Congressman Joe
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: North Texas Congressman Joe Barton announced Thursday he won’t seek another term next year. It marks an end to the Ennis Republican’s three-decade career in Washington. He faced a growing chorus of... Read more
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Dallas County Sheriff Has Not Resigned, Still Considering Statewide RunThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: Several media outlets, inclu
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Several media outlets, including KERA, reported last night that Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez is resigning to run for governor. A spokeswoman later said that while Valdez is considering a... Read more
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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Still Considering Run For GovernorThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district s
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district superintendent and a school board member have resigned. Brian Binggeli has been superintendent since 2015, and the school board says he’s leaving because of a difference... Read more
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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez To Resign And Run For GovernorThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district s
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district superintendent and a school board member have resigned. Brian Binggeli has been superintendent since 2015, and the school board says he’s leaving because of a difference... Read more
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Plano ISD Superintendent Resigns; How Medical Interpreters Ensure Proper CareThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district s
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district superintendent and a school board member have resigned. Brian Binggeli has been superintendent since 2015, and the school board says he’s leaving because of a difference... Read more
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Plano ISD Lets Superintendent Walk; DeSoto's Helen Giddings Will RetireThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district s
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Plano school district superintendent and a school board member have resigned. Brian Binggeli has been superintendent since 2015, and the school board says he’s leaving because of a difference... Read more
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Abbott Taps Texas Supreme Court Replacement; Fort Worth's Pension TroubleThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Two Texas members of Congre
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Two Texas members of Congress — a Democrat and a Republican — spoke out for legislation to help so-called "dreamers." KERA’s Bill Zeeble explains why two typical opponents on immigration came... Read more
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Joe Barton’s Nude Photos Boosts Fundraising For Democratic OpponentsThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: Viral nude photos of Congre
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Viral nude photos of Congressman Joe Barton may have caused trouble for the Ennis Republican. But a Democrat vying for his 6th Congressional District seat says they've benefited her campaign. Jana... Read more
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Wind Power Capacity Expands To More Than 20,000 Megawatts In Texas, Surpassing Coalhook for about $1.6 billion more than it’s expected to be able to pay. Now, cit
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
hook for about $1.6 billion more than it’s expected to be able to pay. Now, city officials are working to find solutions. [KERA News] Switching gears: Arlington used to be the largest city in the U.S. without mass transit. Now, it will be the... Read more
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Abbott Taps Texas Supreme Court Justice Replacement; Fort Worth's Pension TroubleThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Two Texas members of Congre
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Two Texas members of Congress — a Democrat and a Republican — spoke out for legislation to help so-called "dreamers." KERA’s Bill Zeeble explains why two typical opponents on immigration came... Read more
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George H.W. Bush Is Now The Longest-Living U.S. President, Surpassing The Late Gerald Fordtime, there are plenty of ways to donate to organizations that feed, clothe and
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
time, there are plenty of ways to donate to organizations that feed, clothe and help North Texans get back on their feet. [KERA News] Record heat: This November has been something else. The High Five is KERA’s daily roundup of stories from... Read more
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Fewer International Students, The New Symphony Chief And Holiday Movie TipsThe top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
The top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas Museum of Art resigned abruptly over the weekend, citing what he called inappropriate behavior. As KERA's Bill Zeeble reporters, Gavin Delahunty was the DMA's Senior... Read more
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North Texans Like To Spend Money On Gifts; College Students Split on NFL ProtestsThe top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
The top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas Museum of Art resigned abruptly over the weekend, citing what he called inappropriate behavior. As KERA's Bill Zeeble reporters, Gavin Delahunty was the DMA's Senior... Read more
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Lots Of Holiday Travel Expected; The 'Physicianeers' Of Health CareThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: Travel experts are expectin
KERA North Texas / Posted 24 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Travel experts are expecting a lot more people trying to get around this Thanksgiving. A U.S. airlines trade group predicts that around 28.5 million Americans will fly over the holiday, an increase... Read more
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When You Should Leave For Thanksgiving And Head Back Home This Holiday To Avoid Trafficand negatively affects their health and education. The “Beyond ABC” report offe
KERA North Texas / Posted 24 days ago
and negatively affects their health and education. The “Beyond ABC” report offers solutions to the statistics, too. [KERA News] Back to work: Fort Worth police Officer Matt Pearce is training for street duty again after recovering from seven... Read more
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Lawmakers Hold Forum On DACA Legislation ;Texans Struggle To Save For RetirementThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: Today brought a rarity in p
KERA North Texas / Posted 25 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Today brought a rarity in politics: a bipartisan event favoring immigration reform. Two members of Congress - a Democrat and a Republican – spoke out for what’s been dubbed DREAM legislation. KERA’s... Read more
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Dallas County GOP Elects First Female Leader; Kids Going Hungry At SchoolThe top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas
KERA North Texas / Posted 25 days ago
The top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas Museum of Art resigned abruptly over the weekend, citing what he called inappropriate behavior. As KERA's Bill Zeeble reporters, Gavin Delahunty was the DMA's Senior... Read more
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DMA Curator Resigns; Renowned North Texas Ballet Teacher Tanju Tuzer DiesThe top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas
KERA North Texas / Posted 26 days ago
The top local stories the evening from KERA News. A top curator at the Dallas Museum of Art resigned abruptly over the weekend, citing what he called inappropriate behavior. As KERA's Bill Zeeble reporters, Gavin Delahunty was the DMA's Senior... Read more
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Protesters Kneel Outside Cowboys Game; An Effective Shingles VaccineThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Texas prison system is
KERA North Texas / Posted 26 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Texas prison system is having a hard time holding onto officers. There was a 28 percent turnover rate during the 2017 fiscal year, up from 2016 when the rate was about 22 percent. The Houston... Read more
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Dallas Symphony Orchestra Names Its First Woman PresidentThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Dallas Symphony Orchest
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra announced its new president and CEO Friday morning. Kim Noltemy is the first woman to hold the position and joins a small but growing group of female symphony leaders... Read more
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TxDOT Abandoning Plan To Add Toll LanesThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Texas prison system is
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Texas prison system is having a hard time holding onto officers. There was a 28 percent turnover rate during the 2017 fiscal year, up from 2016 when the rate was about 22 percent. The Houston... Read more
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High Turnover Rate For Texas Prison Guards; Spotlight On Nutcracker Ballet DancerThe top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Texas prison system is
KERA North Texas / Posted 30 days ago
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Texas prison system is having a hard time holding onto officers. There was a 28 percent turnover rate during the 2017 fiscal year, up from 2016 when the rate was about 22 percent. The Houston... Read more
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Some Worry U.S. House Tax Plan Could Affect Texas Wind EnergyThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: The U.S. House is scheduled
KERA North Texas / Posted 30 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The U.S. House is scheduled to vote today on tax reform, but some worry the plan could pose a threat to wind energy projects in Texas. The legislation would retroactively slash the wind energy... Read more
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