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Top Stories: Dallas ISD Students To Take Part In Active Shooter Training

May 21, 2018

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

About 6,000 students in the Dallas school district will receive active shooter training Monday as part of an outreach program called "See, Say, Do Something." This was planned well before Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School.

As some state lawmakers propose reevaluating school safety measures in the wake of the shooting, the governor's calling for roundtable discussions to discuss preventing gun violence.

Other stories this morning:

  • The Dallas County Republican Party has condemned the behavior of former criminal district judge Vic Cunningham, who is a candidate in the GOP runoff for the District 2 seat on the Dallas County Commissioner's Court. Cunningham acknowledged to The Dallas Morning News that he set up a living trust with a clause rewarding his children if they marry a white person. 
  • We know exercising is good for the body, but this edition of Vital Signs explores what it can do for your mental health.

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