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Top Stories: Governor Greg Abbott Warns Dallas County Over Sanctuary Status

Feb 9, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Governor Greg Abbott threatened to come down on Dallas County if it makes itself a "Sanctuary City." Abbott's statement came in reaction to a resolution passed by Dallas County commissioners this week that aims at welcoming immigrants, including those undocumented.

Other stories this morning:

  • The eighth bishop of Dallas is set to take over on Thursday. Edward Burns will be installed in front of a large crowd at the Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in downtown. 
  • Over the next few weeks, our Big Screen team is talking about some of this year’s Oscar-nominated films. Up next is a conversation about Hidden Figures, the story of the African-American women at NASA who figured out how to send the first American to space.

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