Top Stories: Container Grown Produce, New Contract For Fort Worth Police Officers | KERA News

Top Stories: Container Grown Produce, New Contract For Fort Worth Police Officers

Apr 14, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Central Market is starting to grow its own veggies – in shipping containers on store property. They’re known as “Growtainers,” and have customizable options for controlling light, moisture, temperature, and CO2 levels.

Other stories this evening:

  • The city of Fort Worth has spent more than a year hashing out a new contract with its police. Officers have been working under the old contract that was supposed to be replaced last September. KERA’s Christopher Connelly says the tentative agreement would increase pay and incentives for Fort Worth’s 1,600 officers
  • The Cultural Affairs Commission in Dallas held a public briefing yesterday on a big offer by a private entity. The Moody Foundation wants to give the city $22 million dollars in all.

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