A Look Inside A Sheriff Primary Challenge, Another Modern Take On 'Romeo And Juliet' | KERA News

A Look Inside A Sheriff Primary Challenge, Another Modern Take On 'Romeo And Juliet'

Feb 19, 2016

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson is in the middle of a primary challenge as he seeks his fifth and, he says, final term. His challenger: Former Dalworthington Gardens Police Chief Bill Waybourn.

And the Dallas Theater Center’s current production of "Romeo and Juliet" follows a familiar pattern of modernization – the play’s been stripped down and made contemporary with torn jeans, pop music and gunplay. Jerome Weeks analyzes whether that approach actually works.

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