The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is scrambling to find a venue for a planned North Texas rally tomorrow.
Grand Prairie and Irving officials have declined offers. Grand Prairie police officials cited security concerns and size. Mayor Beth Van Duyne said the Trump campaign approached Irving too late to host a rally at the city’s convention center.
Several Hispanic organizations plan to protest wherever Trump lands in North Texas. He’s also planning stops in San Antonio and Houston later this week.
Other stories this morning:
- The Turtle Creek Chorale last night performed a memorial concert at the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas to remember the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando. Pastor Neil Cazares-Thomas will talk about how the attacks are playing out in his congregation later this week in our Friday Conversation.
- As part of NPR’s ongoing national conversation called A Nation Engaged, we look at what motivates North Texans to vote - and what doesn’t.
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