The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Several media outlets, including KERA, reported last night that Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez is resigning to run for governor.
A spokeswoman later said that while Valdez is considering a statewide run, she has not submitted her resignation and will make an announcement when she decides. The deadline for filing for next year's primary is Dec. 11.
Photo credit: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Other stories this morning:
- After his group, Project Veritas, tried to get The Washington Post to report a false sex assault allegation against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, conservative activist James O’Keefe didn’t want to talk about the incident.
- Stephen Becker of our Big Screen team previews a new exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art called "Truth: 24 Frames Per Second."
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