The top local stories this evening from KERA News:
Across North Texas, early voting is underway for the May 6 municipal elections. Members of city councils and school boards will be elected. But as KERA’s Christopher Connelly reports, if the past is any indication, most people who can vote... won't.
- The jury in John Wiley Price’s federal corruption trial has stopped deliberating for the sixth day – and will return to court Thursday morning. As of Tuesday, the jury was deadlocked on at least one of the counts against Price, the longtime Dallas County commissioner.
- KERA’s series One Crisis Away, "No Place to Go" is shining a spotlight on the people of West Dallas. New development and tougher city housing standards mean 300 families are facing a June 3 move out deadline. KERA’s Jessica Diaz-Hurtado shares the voice of one mother.
- Most Texans probably think of the Gulf of Mexico as a place to have fun and relax. This American sea, though, is a key part of our natural and industrial history. Today on Think, environmental historian Jack Davis talked with Krys Boyd about why the Gulf is more than just a tourist destination.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.