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8:00 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Former Federal Prosecutor Says More Evidence Possible In Price Case

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price is the top federal target, says former U.S. prosecutor Mike Uhl. And he says it's unlikely any businesses tied to Price's alleged corrupt actions will be indicted or added as defendants.
Bill Zeeble KERA News

Corruption cases like the ones against John Wiley Price, Kathy Nealy and others, aren’t new. Seventeen years ago, Dallas city council man Paul Fielding went to jail. Two years after that, council member Al Lipscomb was tried. And four years ago, council man Don Hill was convicted. Attorney Mike Uhl helped prosecute Lipscomb, then defended clients in the Hill case. He talks to KERA’s Bill Zeeble and offers some insights

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Texas News
7:19 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Salvadoran Girl Talks About Her Dangerous Journey To The U.S. At Dallas City Hall

Dallas ISD student Sylvia Marroquin (black shirt) told her story of fleeing El Salvador during a press conference at Dallas City Hall on Monday. An interpretor (to her left) translated her story.
Stella M. Chávez KERA News

So far, most of the debate over the immigrant children who have crossed the Texas border has been political. First Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins offered to take in 2,000 of the kids. Then, Kaufman and Collin County commissioners discussed barring them. On Monday, an event of religious and community leaders supporting those children put a spotlight on a girl in the middle of that debate. She told her story with the help of a translator.

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Health/Science
7:00 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Fort Worth Doctor Fighting Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

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

A doctor trained in Fort Worth is now fighting for his life in a Liberian hospital -- a victim of the Ebola outbreak he was trying to battle. 

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KERA Newsroom
6:36 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

From the Newsroom: Fighting For His Life, Sharing Her Story

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

We check in on a doctor trained in Fort Worth who is a victim of the Ebola outbreak he was trying to battle. And an event supporting the immigrant children who have crossed the Texas border put a spotlight on a 13 year-old girl in the middle of that debate.

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Health/Science
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.
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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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