The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Family members of the three men who died in last week's downtown fire want answers. Also, how Millenial attitudes are changing consumer spending, and a Fort Worth art exhibit captures the gritty style of New York artists in the 1980's.
Administrators at Guyer High School in Denton County got tired of seeing immigrant kids miss out on college. The school started a new mentoring program with the University of North Texas to bring college students to campus in the hopes that college will seem a little less far away.
Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Movie-goers tell Doualy Xaykaothao what they think about Sony Pictures' decision to cancel the Christmas Day release of The Interview, a comedy about the attempted assassination of North Korea’s leader. And our Big Screen team reveals their choice for film of the year.
Local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Eric Williams has been sentenced to death for the killing of Cynthia McClelland, the wife of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McClelland. Also, why immigration is only one factor in the changing demographics of the U.S. And we'll hear from one man who learned how to read at age 51, and how adult literacy is still a problem in North Texas.