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The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

Two North Texas lawmakers took a break from the legislative session to share a stage in Dallas Friday morning. Republican Senator Don Huffines and Democratic Representative Rafael Anchia debated a range of hot button issues being considered in Austin.

Christopher Connelly / KERA News

Two North Texas lawmakers took a break from the legislative session to share a stage in Dallas Friday. Republican Senator Don Huffines and Democratic Representative Rafael Anchia debated a range of hot button issues being considered in Austin. Neither Huffines nor Anchia shied away from the controversial topics swirling under the Capitol dome.

Cooper Neill for The Texas Tribune

Barbara Pierce Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, will headline a Planned Parenthood fundraiser in North Texas on Wednesday. 

Because of racial bias, actor Selmore Haines III left the theater for 30 years. Now, he's back in Jubilee Theatre's one-man show
Jubilee Theatre

Fort Worth’s Jubilee Theatre is tackling the life of Justice Thurgood Marshall. And actor Selmore Haines III is starring in the one-man show. As Marshall was fighting discrimination, Haines was experiencing it – and it almost kept him from becoming an actor.

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New federal memos this week on immigration enforcement have stoked fears that millions of people could be deported. A UT-Dallas student who’s part of the DACA program spent the night in a Richardson jail. He’d been pulled over on a traffic warrant, but was detained when his immigration status was discovered.

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A 26-year-old Salvadoran woman who has a brain tumor is being held in an immigration detention center in North Texas. KERA’s Stella Chavez reports her attorneys are trying to gain her release and proper medical care.

Mark David Smith / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A 26-year-old Salvadoran woman, who has a brain tumor, is being held in a North Texas immigration detention center. Her attorneys are trying to get her out and get her the proper medical care.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: “Hell or Highwater” was widely popular in Texas; stream a conversation on Dallas and the Legislature; James Baldwin’s lasting relevance; and more.

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The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

The federal corruption trial of John Wiley Price got underway today – and though the courtroom at the federal building in downtown Dallas was packed, the trial got off to a slow start.

The Texas Tribune

Friday, The Texas Tribune launches a series of events focusing on the major policy debates of the 85th Texas Legislature — and what they mean for Dallas and its surrounding communities.

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