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From The Newsroom: Life After Loss; Preachapalooza

Jan 5, 2015

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: A third of North Texans are living without enough cushion to last more than a few months after a financial disruption. 

KERA’s series “One Crisis Away” chronicled four local families, including the Isac and Elizabeth Madrid. 

Days after the birth of their son, Isac was diagnosed with a rare disease. He was in and out of the hospital for more than a year and died in February. Since then, Elizabeth has been managing medical bills, a lively toddler and her own grief.

And the sixth annual National Festival of Young Preachers wrapped up in Dallas Monday. In total, 130 people age 14 to 28 stepped up to the pulpit.

You can listen to the top local news stories weekdays at 6:20 p.m. and 8:20 a.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.