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Top Stories: Gas Problem In Northwest Dallas; The Race For Dallas District Attorney

Mar 1, 2018

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

Nearly 3,000 homes in Northwest Dallas began losing natural gas service Thursday after Atmos Energy decided to shut it down to fix failing lines.  The move follows last week's house explosion that killed a 12-year-old girl and forced hundreds of evacuations. KERA's Bill Zeeble reports that residents are on edge.  

Other stories this evening:

  • One spot on the ballot for Tuesday’s primary election is the Dallas County District Attorney. The race has drawn the attention of a handful of organizations – including the ACLU – that want to reform the criminal justice system. KERA’s Christopher Connelly looks at an effort in Dallas County to put change front and center when voters pick a top prosecutor.

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