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Top Stories: Dallas Police Chief David Brown's Last Day In Charge; Recapping Drowning In Debt Series

Oct 4, 2016

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: After 33 years with the Dallas Police Department and six leading it, David Brown is now considered a national model for how police departments should build connections with communities.

Other stories this afternoon:

  • Texas officials have four months to offload programs aimed at helping refugees who’ve arrived in the country. Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced the state was leaving the federal refugee resettlement program after four decades.

  • For the past month, KERA’s series One Crisis Away: Drowning In Debt has focused on everything from credit cards to child support—and the ways many North Texans are struggling to stay on top of what they owe. Courtney Collins reported these stories, and sat down with Executive Producer Jeff Whittington to recap the series.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.