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Top Stories: Slain Officers Honored At Candlelight Vigil; Getting Ready For Obama

Jul 12, 2016

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: At Dallas City Hall Monday night, more than 1,000 people showed up to honor the fallen Dallas police officers

Other stories this morning:

  • Five days after the shooting in downtown Dallas, more streets are starting to open back up this morning. Some streets will temporarily close this afternoon for President Obama’s trip to attend the memorial service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Officials have not released the closures due to security concerns. 
  • Six teenage poets from across Dallas are headed to Washington DC this week for an international slam poetry festival. Art&Seek’s Hady Mawajdeh introduces us to the Dallas Youth Poets. 

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