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After an eight-week trial and eight days of deliberations a jury Friday found longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price not guilty of bribery and mail fraud charges. KERA’s Bill Zeeble was at the downtown courthouse when the verdict came down.

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Former President George H.W. Bush was discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital on Friday after recovering from a persistent cough and pneumonia, spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement.

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The jury in the federal corruption trial of John Wiley Price has found the longtime Dallas County Commissioner not guilty on seven of 11 counts, including bribery and mail fraud. The jury was deadlocked on the other four counts, related to tax returns. His longtime assistant, Dapheny Fain, was found not guilty on two counts. 

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Texas legislators are considering Senate Bill 6, the so-called bathroom bill -- it would require transgender people to use the bathroom in schools and government buildings that matches the sex on their birth certificate. The bill is on the minds of those gathering in Dallas this week for the National Black Trans Advocacy Conference

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As early voting continues across North Texas, a candidate in the Irving mayoral race will be allowed to remain on the ballot. Elvia Espino sued to remove Kristi Pena from the ballot, but a Dallas County judge denied her request yesterday.

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As President Trump nears his 100th day in office, we take a step back to look at how presidential power evolved in the modern era with Rita Kirk, who directs the Maguire Center of Ethics & Public Responsibility at SMU. She says historians estimate it takes about 20 years before one can get a sense of what happened in the past.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Geese are disappearing from White Rock Lake; Arlington native chosen first by Cleveland Browns; here’s a guide to a pair of Dallas festivals; and more.

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High school debaters from across the Dallas school district took center stage at the first ever Mayor’s Cup contest Thursday night.

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The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

Minority rights groups today told federal judges that Texas needs new election maps for 2018. A three-judge federal panel met in San Antonio. The judges didn’t decide next steps, but it appears a trial is likely this summer over the state’s voting maps for Congressional and state House districts.

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Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa is the 2017 Latino Superintendent of the Year, according to the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS).

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