The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
Funeral services for Dallas philanthropist Margaret McDermott will be held Tuesday morning at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
She may be best known for the bridge over the Trinity River that bears her name, but McDermott supported numerous Dallas institutions, including UT Southwestern, UT Dallas, the Dallas Museum of Art and KERA. McDermott died Thursday at the age of 106. Lee Cullum, host of KERA-TV’s CEO, has a remembrance.
Other stories this morning:
- Our series "The Race To Save Failing Schools" continues with Edison Middle Learning Center in West Dallas, which has failed to meet the state’s minimum education standards for five straight years. The school will shut down at the end of the school year.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.