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7:58 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Attorney Says Dallas Ebola Survivor Seeks Transparency In Lawsuit Against Hospital

Dallas attorney Charla Aldous represents nurse Nina Pham: "She's been to hell and back."
Doualy Xaykaothao KERA News

A nurse who contracted Ebola last year at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has filed a lawsuit against her employer, Texas Health Resources.

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KERA Newsroom
6:54 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

From The Newsroom: Pham Files Lawsuit, 'Texas Standard' Launches

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

A lawsuit filed in Dallas today is making headlines across the country.  Nina Pham was one of two nurses who contracted Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man treated for Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian in Dallas. Pham says the hospital failed her, so she’s decided to file suit.

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Education
6:20 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

A FAFSA Bootcamp Gets More Financial Aid Coming To Dallas Students

Ashley Flores (left), a senior at Bryan Adams High School in Dallas, fills out the FAFSA with the help of her mom, Juana Flores.
Dianna Douglas

High school seniors are told early and often to fill out a free application for federal student aid—typically called a FAFSA –to help them pay for college. As part of KERA’s American Graduate Yearbook Project, Dianna Douglas spoke to some seniors who were struggling through the form.

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Texas News
12:20 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

New Texas Car One-Sticker System Goes Into Effect

Inspection stickers will begin disappearing from Texas vehicles when the state rolls out a new single-sticker program for inspection and registration on March 1.
Ryan McCrimmon Texas Tribune

A new single-sticker system for inspecting and registering millions of Texas vehicles began on Sunday, and some lawmakers are warning that the change will confuse Texas drivers.

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The High Five
10:00 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Today Is Texas Independence Day, Y'all! (Check Out Our Texas Bucket List)

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: today is Texas Independence Day; Ebola survivor Nina Pham is suing Texas Health Resources; Fort Worth's superintendent candidate drops out of consideration; and more.

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KERA Newsroom
8:56 am
Mon March 2, 2015

From The Newsroom: Fighting Cancer With Music And New Science

DSO principal trumpet player Ryan Anthony is the musician behind 'Cancer Blows,' which runs today through Wednesday.
Tracy Martin

Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: How Ryan Anthony's trumpet playing saved his life - and equipped him to help fellow cancer patients, with a fundraising event cheekily titled 'Cancer Blows.' And we hear about a discovery that could be key in fighting the most aggressive form of breast cancer. 

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Vital Signs
6:45 am
Mon March 2, 2015

UT Southwestern Scientists Link Gene To Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

bionews-tx.com

In this edition of our consumer health series, Vital Signs - the most aggressive form of breast cancer.

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Ebola in Dallas
4:13 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

Nurse Who Survived Ebola Plans To Sue Dallas Hospital

Nina Pham is one of two Dallas nurses who were infected with Ebola.
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A North Texas nurse who contracted Ebola last fall says the Dallas hospital where she worked and its parent company failed her.

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Texas Standard
4:00 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

Introducing A New News Program, Texas Standard, Starting Monday On KERA Radio

David Brown is the host of Texas Standard, a new statewide news program.
KUT/Current

In honor of Texas Independence Day, we’re launching a new program Monday on KERA 90.1 FM – it’s a daily radio newsmagazine with a Texas accent. 

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KERA Weather Blog
7:59 pm
Sat February 28, 2015

Sunday's Cowtown Marathon Canceled, But Half-Marathon Still On, After Winter Blast

Students at UT-Dallas spent Friday afternoon building an igloo on campus.
Kristen Taylor KERA News

Update, Saturday night: Organizers have canceled Sunday's Cowtown Marathon in Fort Worth due to the recent blast of winter weather. The half-marathon is still on -- it starts at 8 a.m. Sunday. 

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