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1:11 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Mike Huckabee in Plano

Dallas, TX – Political pundits aren't favoring presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee to win the Republican nomination, but at a rally in Plano last night, he told supporters he can win in Texas.

Huckabee: "I don't know that any person running for office has ever depended so on a single state as I'm depending on the people of Texas. But I believe this, Texas is a awfully big state. It's gonna make a big noise come March the 4th."

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8:10 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Obama Draws 17,000 to Dallas Rally

Dallas, TX – Barak Obama supporters lined up outside Dallas' Reunion Arena this morning to make sure they had a seat for his first appearance in North Texas. Polls show he's running even with Hillary Clinton in this state, as KERA's Shelley Kofler reports.

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5:58 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Chelsea Clinton Visits Universities in North Texas

Dallas, TX –

While her mother was campaigning in South Texas today, Chelsea Clinton visited three universities in North Texas. KERA's Rachael Dunlap attended her appearance at UT Dallas...

Chelsea Clinton:
I'm not more proud of anyone in the world. I don't believe in anyone more. So please, ask whatever questions are on your mind as you think about whom to support.

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10:33 am
Tue February 19, 2008

KERA StoryCorps: Betty Welch

Dallas, TX –

Betty Welch talks her job as "stewardess" in the 1960s before the title became "flight attendant" and attitudes changed accordingly.

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10:18 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Review: J.M.W. Turner Exhibit

Dallas, TX –

The painter J.M.W. Turner was like a character out of Dickens. The son of a barber and a mother who died in an asylum, Turner never learned Latin, never gained social poise. A successful though controverial artist in Victorian England, he was secretive and tight-mouthed, as hard-nosed as any Scrooge.

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12:27 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Bush 41 endorsement of McCain irks Texas conservative group

Houston, TX –

Former President George Bush endorsed Republican candidate John McCain for president yesterday, but that did not sit well with some Texas conservatives. Laurie Johnson of KUHF Radio reports from Houston.

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6:32 am
Fri February 15, 2008

Think, Feb. 15, 2008

Dallas, TX – Topic
The State of Energy & Fort Worth Circle Artists

Guest
Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D. & Jane Myers

Description
Where will we find our energy in the coming decades? According to Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D., president of the Institute for Energy and Environment Research, the current energy crises is compounded by climate disruption, insecurity of oil supply, and nuclear proliferation. Makhijani, who's speaking all over Texas this week, will join us this evening.

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4:34 am
Fri February 15, 2008

Senatorial Hopefuls in Richardson

Rick Noriega, Ray McMurrey

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Democratic candidates spoke at an evening forum in Richardson, Texas on February 12th 2008.

Candidates included Senate hopefuls trying to unseat Republican John Cornyn. One's Houston legislator Rick Noriega. The other's Corpus Christi teacher and party activist Ray McMurrey.

The above .mp3 includes Ray McMurrey's address, followed by Rick Noriega's.

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7:36 am
Wed February 13, 2008

Clinton Wooing Rio Grande Valley Latinos

Dallas – In McAllen this morning, Hillary Clinton sought to quell the momentum of Barak Obama's campaign by appealing to Texas Hispanics on the issue of immigration reform.

Steve Taylor , editor of the Rio Grande Guradian newspaper talked to KERA's Shelley Kofler about the atmosphere that surrounded the event

(Conversation)

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5:51 am
Wed February 13, 2008

Dallas Agrees To Pay For Option On Possible Hotel Land

Dallas, TX – Bill Zeeble, KERA reporter: By a 12 to 2 vote, council members approved the expense, paid from the Convention and Visitors Bureau budget. Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert called this is a vital step towards building a thousand room convention center hotel that every other competing convention city already has.

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