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Top Stories: Polls Are Open For State Primary Runoff Elections

May 24, 2016

It’s Election Day for the state primary runoffs. This will settle races in May in which Republicans or Democrats failed to get at least 50 percent of the vote.

Other stories this morning:

  • A federal appeals court today will hear arguments on the state’s voter ID law. The U.S. Supreme Court last month rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing the voter ID law. But justices said they could revisit the issue if the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals doesn’t issue a ruling by late July.
  • KERA’s catching up with students we’ve been following since the 8th grade in our American Graduate series, “What’s Next For The Class of ’17?” Now that they’re juniors, they have to decide what comes after graduation. Chance Hawkins has to consider that while battling a degenerative muscle disease. 

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