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5:18 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Think: The Power Of Forgiveness

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One of the most difficult things for many of us to do is to forgive. Today on Think, a psychologist who studies people’s ability to heal after a trauma told Krys Boyd that forgiveness is a key to moving on.

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Texas News
2:16 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Dallas Animal Shelter Overwhelmed With Cats And Dogs As Owners Return Their Pets

Volunteers stopped by Dallas Animal Services over the weekend to clean kennels and give baths to pets.
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Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center says its shelter is full and officials are encouraging North Texans to adopt.

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Texas News
1:00 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Fort Worth Celebrates National Day Of The American Cowboy

Fort Worth celebrated its cowboy heritage saturday during National Day of the American Cowboy.
Doualy Xaykaothao KERA News

A herd of Texas Longhorns, a cow chip throwing contest, and cowboy karaoke attracted some 12,000 people on Saturday during Fort Worth's National Day of the American Cowboy. 

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Friday Conversation
12:54 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

New Bike Czar Ashley Haire On The Roadblocks To Making Dallas Bike-Friendly

Ashley Haire moved to Texas two years ago to work on the "Horseshoe" highway project in downtown Dallas. She took over as the city of Dallas' bike coordinator in May.
Credit Portland State University

No doubt about it: North Texas is car country. The League of American Bicyclists ranked the 70 biggest U.S. cities in share of bike commuters, and four of the bottom 12 were in North Texas. Dallas came in at No. 65, and the city's new bike czar. Ashley Haire, is determined to change that. She sits down with KERA's vice president of news, Rick Holter, in this week's Friday Conversation.

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Texas News
11:28 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Neighbors React To The Arrest Of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price

Oak Cliff resident Kenneth Moore says neighbor John Wiley Price is a good man, who will be hard to replace.
Doualy Xaykaothao KERA News

At Lake Cliff Park in southwest Dallas, across from the home of John Wiley Price, a man pulled up in his white SUV, got out of his vehicle, and raised his fists in the air, yelling “victory.”  

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The High Five
7:31 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Fort Worth Doctor Working In Africa Tests Positive For Ebola Virus

Earlier this year, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treated a patient with the Ebola virus at the agency's Ebola Consolidated Case Management Center in Liberia.
Samaritan's Purse

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Fort Worth prays for Kent Brantly, who has Ebola; immigrant children won’t arrive in Dallas County by the end of July; Eric Nadel is honored for his Texas Rangers announcing; and more:

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Vital Signs
6:28 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Peripheral Artery Disease: A Painful Reason To Stay Off Your Feet

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In this edition of KERA's weekly consumer health series, Vital Signs – Peripheral artery disease. Studies say at least one out of five elderly people suffer from hardened arteries reducing blood flow to the limbs. Speaking with Sam Baker, Dr. Stephen Hohmann, a vascular surgeon with Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, said peripheral artery disease can be painful, but you can avoid it.

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Government
8:08 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

What Led Up to John Wiley Price's Arrest Friday? Here's A Look

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, emerging from Dallas' federal courthouse, where he pleaded not guilty to conspiracy, fraud and other charges
Bill Zeeble KERA News

Dallas County’s longest serving, most controversial and only African American Commissioner, John Wiley Price, was arrested and named in a 13-count indictment today alleging conspiracy, bribery, and fraud. Three co-defendants were also named. A three-year investigation led up to Friday’s arrest. What started it? Here’s a look.

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Government
7:12 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Price Supporters Call His Arrest A "Raw Deal" While Most Of His Critics Remain Silent

A car "wrapped" with life-sized photo of John Wiley Price sat at the commissioner court building Friday.
Shelley Kofler KERA News

Following John Wiley Price’s arrest Friday morning, a layer of quiet concern seemed to settle over the offices where he was sworn in 29 years ago as the first African American on the Dallas County Commission.

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John Wiley Price Indictment
7:07 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

From The Newsroom: The Indictment Of John Wiley Price, A Special Report

From left to right: Kelly Carpenter, special agent with the IRS; Sarah Saldana, U.S. Attorney; and Diego Rodriguez, FBI special agent at the press conference announcing John Wiley Price's indictment.
Bill Zeeble KERA News

A special report from the KERA Newsroom: Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was arrested today on charges of bribery, conspiracy, and tax fraud. Bill Zeeble breaks down the indictment as well as the events that led up to his arrest, and county officials and constituents react.

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