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The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Texas Senator Ted Cruz will be making stops in both New Hampshire and South Carolina today to capitalize on his win in Iowa.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: an Austinite will swim across the Pacific in the name of science; open carry yields financial benefits; Dallas-based songwriter makes his debut; and more.

Edging Out Trump, Cruz Pulls Out Win In Iowa Caucuses

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DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas won Iowa's GOP presidential caucuses on Monday, edging out billionaire Donald Trump for the top spot in the first-in-the-nation nominating contest. 

Cruz Wins GOP Race In Iowa; Clinton, Sanders Locked In Democratic Battle

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Ted Cruz, the Republican senator from Texas, won the first contest in the 2016 Republican presidential race Monday night, edging Donald Trump and and a stronger-than-expected Marco Rubio.

On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton had an extremely narrow lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders with most of the precincts counted.

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Dallas officials took a big step toward preserving something unusual in the city – and it’s not an old building. It’s a natural spring.

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The top stories this afternoon from KERA News: Dallas officials took a big step toward preservation of something unusual, not an old building. A natural spring.

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The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Today’s the last day to register to vote in order to participate in the March 1 primaries. 

Lead Exposure: It's More Than A Water Problem

Feb 1, 2016
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Lead contamination caused a crisis with the water supply in Flint, Michigan. But the CDC says at least 4 million households have children living in them that are being exposed to high levels of lead.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: today’s the last chance to register to vote in the primary; Texas has six cases of Zika virus; DMA’s Jackson Pollock gets national TV time; and more.

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Edward "Rusty" Rose, a prominent Dallas businessman and former co-owner of the Texas Rangers, has died.

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