The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
The Texas Senate has given early approval to a bill that would ban the donation of aborted fetal tissue for medical research. The bill also would prohibit abortions in late pregnancy.
Meanwhile, the State House has tentatively approved a statewide ban on texting while driving. It’ll need a final vote before moving to the Senate, where a committee has passed a similar measure.
Other stories this morning:
- T-Mobile executives and Dallas city officials yesterday said they’re working to fix an ongoing problem with “ghost” 911 calls.
- A number of movies with North Texas ties debuted at this week’s SXSW Conference.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.