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Top Stories: Gun Violence Roundtables Continue; A Ranking Of Texas Parks

May 23, 2018

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Gov. Greg Abbott Wednesday will continue roundtable discussions in response to last Friday’s school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

The session will focus on gun regulation and mental health. Those attending include state Education Commissioner Mike Morath and Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner.

Abbott will host a third roundtable discussion Thursday.

Other stories this morning:

  • North Texans have chosen the remaining candidates for November's Congressional midterm elections, as well as the Democrat who will challenge Gov. Greg Abbott. We have election results here.
  • Plano's once again the highest-ranking city in Texas for parks. The annual Parkscore index from the Trust For Public Land measures park access and quality in the country's 100 largest cities.

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