The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
An arctic blast is sending a chill and some snow throughout North Texas. Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing for much of the day hovering around the mid-to-high 20s.
Other stories this morning:
Every football fan knows about crime and punishment on the field. You break the rules? You get a penalty. With the NFL playoffs starting tomorrow, a team including professors from the University of Texas at Dallas has tried to gauge the link between penalties on the field and crime off it. Alex Piquero is one of those researchers, and he sat down with KERA's Rick Holter.
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