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Molly Evans

Assistant Producer of Digital News

Molly Evans is the Assistant Producer of Digital News at KERA. She produces, edits and curates news content on KERANews.org. She also writes The High Five and maintains the Twitter feed for KERA News. Molly previously served as Digital Coordinator, maintaining KERA’s websites and various digital platforms as well as designing graphics, participating in digital projects and site builds and offering technical assistance to the staff. She has worked at KERA since January 2015.

Before KERA, Molly interned with This Land Press in Tulsa, TulsaPeople magazine, World Literature Today magazine in Norman and the Oklahoma Gazette in Oklahoma City, where she also freelanced. She also wrote and edited for The Oklahoma Daily, the award-winning student newspaper at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

Molly graduated from OU with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in Spanish in December 2014. She was awarded Outstanding Senior in Journalism from the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Molly is a native of Tulsa, Okla. 

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Eating a ripe, juicy peach -- from a fruit stand along a country road or from a farmer's market or inside a grocery store -- is a summertime ritual for many Texans. 

While we can get peaches and most produce all year round, the best chance to eat homegrown fruits and vegetables at their peak is knowing their typical season. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Local mayors want to have a word with Gov. Abbott; why Roy Oliver’s indictment is rare; a brief history lesson on “RoboCop”; and more.

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“RoboCop” is returning to Dallas.

 

The 1987 sci-fi classic about a cyborg cop cleaning up the crime-ridden city of New Detroit was shot largely in Dallas and stars an alum of North Texas State (now the University of North Texas).

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Another day, another update on housing in Dallas-Fort Worth; the special session starts today; the Modern’s losing its curator; and more.

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Roy Oliver, a former Balch Springs police officer, has been indicted on a murder charge by a Dallas County grand jury in the shooting death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, prosecutors said Monday.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Arlington’s giving neighborly praise in the digital age; Deep Ellum’s getting bought up; just how big is Texas?; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Greg Abbott’s likely going to announce 2018 bid today; an oil pipeline burst in Central Texas; preview the Asian Film Festival of Dallas; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: America’s Team is worth a pretty penny; the choir at First Baptist Church of Dallas is behind Trump’s new anthem; step into a room of infinite mirrors; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Poorer STAAR test performance this year raises concerns; electricity is easier to buy these days for most Texans; Tom Landry’s Dallas home is for sale; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Prisons are closing in Texas; this growing Denton high school’s edging closer to nearby gas sites; remembering a legendary Houston boot maker; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Interviews for Dallas Police Chief begin; Philip Kingston is on the hook for more than $8,100; Texas is one of the best states to start a business; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas colleges see fewer international student applications; today marks one year since the Dallas ambush; what it took to build Toyota’s Plano campus; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Latino Comic-Con coming to Dallas; Texas universities aren’t feeling the national enrollment slump; woman behind Amazon’s Alexa has UNT ties; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Arlington’s got an egret issue; why actor Jason Lee loves Denton; do you have your Frida Kahlo costume ready?; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Where to see fireworks tonight; applicant withdraws bid for the next Dallas Police Chief; send us your questions about the Texas Legislature; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas officials figuring out what public voter data to send Trump; discover the art of fireworks displays from a local designer; remembering July 7; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Hit the road across Texas this summer; Whataburger is NOT closing; July 4 fireworks start Saturday in Dallas-Fort Worth; and more.

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Trisha Cunningham has been named the new president and CEO of the North Texas Food Bank, six months after the organization’s longtime leader died of cancer.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas currently leads the U.S. in hot car deaths; Kellogg awarded about $24 million to U.S. cities, including Dallas, to fight racism; African Film Fest; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Watch footage from JFK’s fateful drive down Elm Street; Texas could end annual car inspections; guess which taco joint Taco Charlton is repping; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: DMA invites guests to dress as Frida Kahlo for record attempt; gay couples can’t get hitched in Waco; proof that music makes sick kids feel better; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bonnie and Clyde's keepsakes sold in Boston; train from Fort Worth to the airport could run in 2018; how the art of food photography is perfected; and more.

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A Balch Springs police officer, who was fired and charged with murder after fatally shooting a black teenager, has been indicted on two unrelated charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas’ bookstore opens soon; Cornyn and Cruz don’t agree on health care; new stats support an old adage: DART needs work; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: TCU reports most alcohol violations among Texas schools; meet the candidates for Dallas Police Chief; Tarrant County’s getting its first cat cafe; and more.

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Update, July 3: Grand Prairie Police Chief Steve Dye withdrew his application, leaving seven candidates to interview.

Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax on Wednesday released a list of police chief candidates.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Local artist designed the plans for a Dallas police memorial; meet an Aggie helping civilians in war-torn Iraq; the best and worst Texas legislators; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Houston painted its crosswalks rainbow; Dallas is trying to desegregate its schools; storms near the Texas coast; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas is the only major Texas city without a bike-share program; hundreds march for Jordan Edwards; remembering Juneteenth with Opal Lee; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Russian hacking attempts failed in Dallas County; Texas businesses band together to protect NAFTA; DART workers find burial ground in Plano; and more.

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