Former Perry Lawyer Picked To Hear Appeal In Perry Indictment

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Rick Perry may be somewhat familiar with one of the judges picked to hear an appeal in the criminal case against him

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A couple of significant news developments transformed what was supposed to be a broad discussion of energy policy Friday.

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

The biggest North Texas airline celebrated record-setting profits Friday. Fort Worth-based American Airlines reported first quarter earnings of $932 million. And a Tupperware party on-stage in Fort Worth is captivating North Texas crowds.

National Weather Service

The storms have passed through North Texas, but the National Weather Service says more severe weather could be coming Sunday and Monday.

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Seventy percent of the students in the Dallas Independent School District are Latino. That’s by the far the largest ethnic group. But some parents say they’d like a better relationship with the district. Earlier this week, Superintendent Mike Miles visited a predominately Latino neighborhood in Oak Cliff to talk to some of those parents and their kids.

Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe has a name: Kipenzi. And she’ll soon start appearing outdoors at the zoo.

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Latino students and their families voice their concerns to Dallas Superintendent Mike Miles. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Blue Bell is scrubbing down its creameries following the listeria outbreak; a food fight at the Colonial golf tournament; a documentary explores the Kilgore College Rangerettes; and more.

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Jarl Mohn is just two weeks away from the anniversary of getting the top job at NPR. For this week’s Friday Conversation, he talks about his first year at the network, what he learned from running E! Entertainment television, and how he hopes to position NPR in a radically changing media landscape.

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

The Dallas-based carrier announced another record first quarter Thursday. And artist Arthur Peña talks pop-up music performances.