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Top Stories: Antonin Scalia’s Death Puts A Spotlight On West Texas

Feb 15, 2016

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death this weekend has caused a scramble in Washington to find his replacement. It’s also put a spotlight on West Texas.

Scalia died at a remote resort ranch in West Texas. The location was so far removed that the inquest had to be done by telephone.

Other stories this morning:

  • Atrial fibrillation affected more than 33 million people globally in 2010. A new study says the condition appears to be a stronger risk factor for heart disease and death in women than in men.

You can hear North Texas stories at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.