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6:55 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

From The Newsroom: Rock Lottery, NorthPark Trains

Nevada Hill is an influential Dallas artist and musician who turned down an offer to be the beneficiary for Rock Lottery 13.
Lyndsay Knecht KERA News

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

There’s a show Saturday night at Dan’s Silver Leaf in Denton, featuring five bands no one’s ever heard. It’s Rock Lottery, an event founded in 1996 that mixes up local musicians to form new groups. And the Trains at NorthPark take you from Dallas to NYC in just a few minutes.

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Arts
6:49 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Trains At NorthPark Take You From The Golden Gate To The Cadillac Ranch

The Perot Museum is a new addition to the trains at NorthPark;
Courtney Collins KERA News

It’s hard to picture classic holiday toys without imagining a shiny, electric train.  Multiply that vision by 100, and you’ll get an idea of the annual tradition known as the Trains at NorthPark.

It’s one of the few places you can take a train ride from San Francisco to New York in just a couple minutes.

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Government
6:14 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Catholic Charities Gets Ready For New Clients: Republicans Prepare Their Next Move

Catholic Charities CEO Arne Nelson and its Director of Immigration and Legal Services, Vanna Slaughter welcomed President Obama's executive order on immigration reform. It will help thousands of clients they work with every day
Bill Zeeble KERA News

Catholic Charities and other advocates for immigrants are making plans to deal with 180,000 North Texans covered by the policy change President Obama unveiled Thursday night. So how’s the idea playing on both sides of the issue?

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Arts
2:45 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Denton’s Annual ‘Rock Lottery’ Competition Has A Special Hook This Year

Dallas artist and musician Nevada Hill.
Lyndsay Knecht KERA News

There’s a show tomorrow night in Denton featuring five bands no one’s ever heard of. It’s not another indie band showcase, however. It’s Rock Lottery, an annual event that shuffles together local musicians to form new groups.

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2:24 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

NIH Official Says Sending Thomas Eric Duncan Home Was A 'Tragic Mistake'

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At a National Press Club luncheon, Dr. Anthony Fauci with the National Institutes of Health said Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital made a mistake sending Thomas Eric Duncan home with a fever. Fauci was part of the team that treated Dallas nurse Nina Pham in Maryland after she contracted Ebola from Duncan.
  • Source: Dallasnews
  • | Via: The Dallas Morning News
WASHINGTON - The Dallas hospital where Thomas Eric Duncan died of Ebola should have admitted him the first time he sought treatment, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday. "The situation with Mr. Duncan was very unfortunate," said Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.
Business/Economy
1:40 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

This Dallas Startup Just Won $50,000

Rollout

Dallas startup Rollout walked away from a small business contest with $50,000 Thursday night. The company, founded in 2013, provides mobile tools for architects and construction teams to access digital documents and drawings.

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Education
1:22 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Texas Approves Most History Textbooks, Despite Outcry

Thomas Guignard Flickr

A Texas panel has approved 89 history and social studies textbooks for use in classrooms across the state, after one top publisher withdrew a book.

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The High Five
9:12 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Governor-Elect Greg Abbott Promises A Court Fight Over Obama’s Executive Action

The Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas Republicans are not pleased with last night’s executive action announcement, reception for a Dallas-to-Fort Worth bullet train was chilly, the State Board of Education will try to vote again on textbooks, and more.

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KERA Newsroom
8:25 am
Fri November 21, 2014

From The Newsroom: Sports Makes Hard News; More Bullet Train Talks

Tom Goldman covers sports for NPR. He finds a lot of people are surprised the network covers that beat.
Courtney Collins KERA News

Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: What we’ve learned about domestic violence and gay rights from sports headlines, in this week's Friday Conversation with NPR's Tom Goldman. The Dallas Museum of Art announces its latest acquisition. And Bill Zeeble explains why an express line from Dallas to Fort Worth isn't getting the same traction as the bullet train from Dallas to Houston.

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Friday Conversation
6:15 am
Fri November 21, 2014

NPR Does Sports? Tom Goldman On The Social Issues Beyond The Scoreboard

Tom Goldman says issues-based sports reporting is fascinating and continues to evolve.
Courtney Collins KERA News

If anyone still thinks the sports world is just about the scoreboard, they haven't been watching too closely.

Correspondent Tom Goldman chronicles the sports world for NPR.

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