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Top Stories: Fort Worth City Council Bans Smoking In Bars; The Emotional Side Of Robots

Dec 13, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Fort Worth is one of the last major cities in Texas that still allows smoking in bars, but that's soon about to change. The City Council voted 8-1 on Tuesday to ban smoking and electronic cigarettes in bars and bingo centers in 90 days, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Other stories this morning:  

  • Robots will be a big part of our future. But what about robots as companions and caregivers? Julienne Greer is the director of the Emotional Robotics Living Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington and she talked about her research with KERA's Justin Martin.

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