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Top Stories: West Dallas Community Speaks Out; Southern Dallas Is Growing Fast

May 24, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

West Dallas residents worried about the future of their small, weathered rent homes took their concerns to the Dallas City Council Wednesday. Everything changed Monday, when landlord HMK Limited offered to sell some of the homes to tenants. A judge also pushed the move-out deadline to October.

We’ve been following these families as part of KERA’s series One Crisis Away: No Place To Go. Courtney Collins looks at where they’ve gone.

 

Other stories this evening:

  • Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says progress is being made in southern Dallas. He credits his GrowSouth initiative in helping stimulate investment and development in communities south of Interstate-30 and the Trinity River. Still, as KERA’s Stephanie Kuo reports, the area faces many challenges.

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