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Top Stories: Dallas Stars Bring Back Familiar Face; Getting Certified To Teach Young Students

Apr 13, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

The Dallas Stars named its new coach, and he happens to be one of the team’s former coaches. As KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports, Ken Hitchcock's announcement comes after the hockey team just finished one of its worst seasons since moving to Dallas 24 years ago.

Other stories this evening:

  • Texas is one of two states that doesn’t offer educators the option of getting a certification in early childhood education. As KERA’s Stella Chavez reports, a Texas legislator wants to change that.
  • Alicia Eggert isn’t a writer, but she likes to play with words. Each week in Art&Seek’s series, Artist Spotlight, we follow the personal journey of a North Texas creative. Today, the Denton sculptor tells Art&Seek’s Hady Mawajdeh how her work uncovers layers of meaning in common phrases and places. 

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