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Top Stories: Dallas City Council Delays Bond Election; What's Next For Fort Worth's Police Chief?

Jan 4, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

The Dallas City Council wants to delay a bond election until November. A proposed $800 million package would pay for infrastructure improvements, including flood control, bridges and streets. Mayor Mike Rawlings says the council needs more time hammering out a package.

Other stories this evening:

  • The majority of kids are either born a boy or girl. For intersex children, though, it isn’t that simple. Today on Think, Krys Boyd talked with science journalist Robin Marantz Henig about how doctors are now taking a wait and see approach to gender in these cases.  
  • It’s been two weeks since a video of a white Fort Worth police officer arresting a black woman and her daughters went viral. That incident has sparked outrage and puts a spotlight on Fort Worth’s police chief, Joel Fitzgerald. KERA’s Christopher Connelly reports that as the investigation is ongoing, many are waiting to see how he handles the fallout.

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