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Top Stories: Plano Deals With Controversial Councilman; Sculptures At The Fort Worth Modern

Mar 2, 2018

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

A Plano City Council member recently generated controversy when he posted a video on Facebook calling for a ban on Islam in schools. Tom Harrison apologized but will not resign, despite calls from the mayor to step down.

As KERA’s Stella Chavez reports, many in Plano say the council member’s actions were a blow to the Muslim community.

Other stories this evening:

  • Ron Mueck's sculptures of people are so realistic, they are startling. In this week's State of the Arts conversation, KERA’s Anne Bothwell talks with Fort Worth Modern Curator Andrea Karnes about Mueck's latest exhibition.

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