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Top Stories: Plano Council Member Faces The Public; Inside Failing Schools In North Texas

Apr 24, 2018

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Plano City Council member Tom Harrison faced a public hearing Monday over controversial social media posts.

Back in February, Harrison shared a Facebook post that stated, "Share if you think Trump should ban Islam in American schools."

Harrison apologized, but the city council publicly censured him - and a public petition with about 4,400 signatures asked for a recall election.

Last night, Harrison said he thought the post was about separation of church and schools. He also said he will not step down. His term ends next May.

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