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Top Stories: Early Voting Begins For North Texas Runoff Elections

May 30, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Early voting has begun for runoff elections across North Texas.

Among the races: two city council seats in West and South Dallas. There’s also a runoff in Fort Worth for City Council District 2. Sal Espino’s retiring after nearly a dozen years in office. Five other council races are in a runoff in Denton, Frisco, Lewisville and Plano.

Early voting runs through June 6. Election Day is June 10.

Other stories this morning:

  • Although the Texas Legislative session ended yesterday, speculation continues about a special session.
  • A federal report has criticized the Texas foster care system for missing investigation deadlines – and potentially putting more kids at risk
  • Our Class of ’17 series continues with Phantasia Chavers. She was struggling with her sister’s departure for college four years ago. Now, it’s Phantasia’s turn.

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