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Top Stories: Early Voting Begins For Municipal Elections; Preterm Birth And Heart Risks

Apr 24, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Early voting begins today for local elections across North Texas and runs through May 2.

Election Day is May 6. Here’s what you need to know.

Other stories this morning:

  • Chelsea Clinton spoke at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Dallas last night as part of the Dallas Museum of Art's “Arts & Letters Live” series.
  • Kenneth Novice will be the new president of Dallas Summer Musicals. The weekend announcement comes almost a year after the contentious dismissal of Michael Jenkins, who had led the organization for 23 years. Novice takes the helm May 1.
  • Today’s Vital Signs explores a recent study on preterm birth. It suggests mothers may be at risk later for heart problems.

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