Top Stories: Another Democrat Goes For Texas Governor; Sexual Harassment In The Arts | KERA News

Top Stories: Another Democrat Goes For Texas Governor; Sexual Harassment In The Arts

Dec 7, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

The son of a former Texas governor has launched his bid to unseat the current governor. Andrew White held a rally Thursday in Houston, where the investor promised to campaign as a conservative Democrat. The party hasn't captured the Texas governorship since Ann Richards won in 1990.

Other top stories this evening:  

  • Sexual harassment allegations are rocking the world of arts, entertainment and media. In Dallas, in the last month, a curator from the Dallas Museum of Art resigned and an administrator at The Dallas Theater Center was fired. Art & Seek’s Jerome Weeks looks at factors that make the problem pervasive.
  • We are in the midst of a real Christmas tree problem. Nationally, there are fewer trees available this season. Not to fear though, as Jimmy Maas with KUT-Austin reports, you can still find plenty of trees in parts of the state. They just may not be the ones you want.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.