The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:
A lawsuit filed in Dallas today is making headlines across the country. Nina Pham was one of two nurses who contracted Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man treated for Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian in Dallas. Pham says the hospital failed her, so she’s decided to file suit.
High school seniors are told early and often to fill out a free application for federal student aid—typically called a FAFSA –to help them pay for college. As part of KERA’s American Graduate Yearbook Project, Dianna Douglas spoke to some seniors who were struggling through the form.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: today is Texas Independence Day; Ebola survivor Nina Pham is suing Texas Health Resources; Fort Worth's superintendent candidate drops out of consideration; and more.
Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: How Ryan Anthony's trumpet playing saved his life - and equipped him to help fellow cancer patients, with a fundraising event cheekily titled 'Cancer Blows.' And we hear about a discovery that could be key in fighting the most aggressive form of breast cancer.