The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says coach Jason Garrett will return for an eighth full season. This comes after Dallas were eliminated from playoff contention in a year marred by the six-game suspension of star running back Ezekiel Elliott.
Garrett has two years left on a five-year deal signed after Dallas won the NFC East in 2014.
Other stories this morning:
- This year in KERA’s Breakthroughs project, Lauren Silverman has reported on paramedics who do regular at-home check ins, the first shelter in Texas created for battered men, on how being busy can help your brain, and rescue robotics. This week, Lauren takes a look back at the best Breakthroughs of the year with KERA’s Vice President of News Rick Holter.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.