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Top Stories: U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch To Meet With Dallas Police, Community

Oct 3, 2016

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will be in Dallas for the next two days for National Community Policing Week. It’s a nationwide effort to promote dialogue and cooperation between citizens and law enforcement.

Today, Lynch will take part in a youth forum with students and officer cadets. And she’ll join the mayor for tomorrow’s National Night Out event with Dallas police.

The attorney general’s visit will also include a roundtable discussion with police chiefs and meetings with the families of Dallas officers killed in a police ambush July 7.

Other stories this morning:

  • Another effort to promote safer interactions between civilians and police is expected to be on the agenda for January’s Legislative session. State Sen. John Whitmire of Houston is proposing a bill that would teach Texas ninth-graders how to interact with police when they are stopped for traffic violations or detained.
  • This edition of Vital Signs explores the hot yoga trend.
  • The new Selena makeup collection should be easier to buy online today. MAC says the products sold out Saturday night, which was the reason for the error messages fans received when they tried to order the collection online.

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