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Top Stories: North Texans Hit The Polls On Busy Election Day

Nov 8, 2016

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: There have been a few problems at the polls across the state. A voter hotline set up by nonprofits has gotten about 1,400 calls from Texans on Tuesday. As KERA’s Christopher Connelly reports, at one precinct in Grand Prairie, voting was delayed by a death.

Other stories this afternoon:

  • Soon, this election will be over. But with a country so divided, what happens tomorrow? KERA’s Krystina Martinez talked with voters across Dallas about their thoughts on this heated presidential race, and their biggest concerns the day after. 
  • On Tuesdays, KERA’s One Crisis Away project explores life on the financial edge. Today, living without access to credit. The latest FDIC numbers show statewide, fewer people are what’s known as “underbanked.” In North Texas, however, the numbers continue to rise. As KERA’s Courtney Collins reports, one nonprofit is working to turn that tide, one low interest loan at a time.

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