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Every weekday morning and evening, KERA airs a 10-minute segment of local news. Hosted by Sam Baker at 8:20 a.m. and Justin Martin at 6:20 p.m., the report focuses on the latest in education, health, science, technology, arts and politics in North Texas. Special features include Breakthroughs reports on the cutting edge of health, science and technology; Vital Signsa consumer health series; American Graduate stories about the world of education; the weekly movie chat The Big Screen; and in-depth newsmaker interviews of The Friday Conversation

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Lawmakers will meet in Austin today to discuss how Sandra Bland’s arrest was handled.

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says his office has obtained a video of Planned Parenthood officials talking about fetal tissue donation. 

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is expect to testify before the Senate Health and Human Services Committee over whether Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas are illegally profiting from the sale of tissue of aborted fetuses. 

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Texas is home to three of the bottom five cities in terms of credit card debt, according to a recent study. Our "One Crisis Away" initiative takes a look at the numbers.

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: One North Texas city hit hard by the drought is ending its wastewater recycling program.

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America is changing its stance on gay leaders.

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Local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America is expected to end its blanket ban on gay adult leaders. Instead, the group's national executive board is scheduled to ratify a resolution today that would allow individual Scout units to set their own policies for choosing leaders. 

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: 

A state appeals court Friday threw out one of two felony charges against former Texas Governor and current presidential candidate Rick Perry.

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Meteorologists are watching temperatures as its expected to approach triple digits in the next day or two. Other places have clocked in at 100 degrees, so why aren't those counted? 

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Today, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump visited  Lardeo to check out the security on the Borderland.

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