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6:56 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

From The Newsroom: ALEC In Dallas; A Perspective From Israel

A pro-Israel supporter at a rally today at Dallas City Hall.
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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: A group that helped write tough anti-immigration laws in Farmers Branch held its annual meeting in Dallas.

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6:58 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

From the Newsroom: Life In A War Zone, A Different Picture Of John Wiley Price

Mariam Muhanna and her family.
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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

The story of Richardson native Mariam Muhanna, who fell in love with a man from Gaza City. Last month, she traveled there to marry him. A week after their wedding, bombs destroyed parts of the city, killing four of her relatives. And a different look at John Wiley Price from a colleague and close friend.

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6:36 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

From the Newsroom: Fighting For His Life, Sharing Her Story

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

We check in on a doctor trained in Fort Worth who is a victim of the Ebola outbreak he was trying to battle. And an event supporting the immigrant children who have crossed the Texas border put a spotlight on a 13 year-old girl in the middle of that debate.

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John Wiley Price Indictment
7:07 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

From The Newsroom: The Indictment Of John Wiley Price, A Special Report

From left to right: Kelly Carpenter, special agent with the IRS; Sarah Saldana, U.S. Attorney; and Diego Rodriguez, FBI special agent at the press conference announcing John Wiley Price's indictment.
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A special report from the KERA Newsroom: Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was arrested today on charges of bribery, conspiracy, and tax fraud. Bill Zeeble breaks down the indictment as well as the events that led up to his arrest, and county officials and constituents react.

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6:50 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

From The Newsroom: Airline Earnings Soar; Aspiring Mariachis Go To Camp

American Airlines

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: 

North Texas-based Southwest Airlines and American Airlines posted record earnings.

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6:49 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

From The Newsroom: All Eyes On The 'Inland Port'; Measles In Tarrant County

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: 

Since news of Tesla possibly building a battery factory in southern Dallas County, eyes are on a private area of industrial land known as the 'Inland Port.'

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6:54 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

From The Newsroom: A Report On Kids' Wellness; A Congressman Joins A Road Crew

According to the annual report Kids Count, 72 percent of fourth graders aren’t proficient in reading.
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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: 

A new report on children's well-being is out and Texas ranked pretty low.

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10:31 am
Tue July 22, 2014

From The Newsroom: Superintendent Miles Stays; New Border Security

In his new contract, Dallas Superintendent Mike Miles won't get a raise, but he will be allowed to consult.
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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom:  Around 4 this morning, the Dallas school board voted to extend Superintendent Mike Miles' contract through July 1, 2017. Bill Zeeble was there. And we hear about Governor Perry's plan to send National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border.

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7:01 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

From The Newsroom: Reinforcing The Border; Brain Lessons From Conjoined Twins

Gov. Rick Perry, flanked by State Rep. Dennis Bonnen (L) and Texas Adjutant General John Nichols (R), announced the deployment of National Guard troops to the Texas border on July 21.
Bob Daemmrich Texas Tribune

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: 

Governor Rick Perry announced his plans to reinforce the border with 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard, but two Catholic bishops have questions for him.

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6:47 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

From the Newsroom: Videogames As Currency, The Alphabet As Weaponry

Gamers hard at play at Quakecon.
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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: From Donkey Kong to Grand Theft Auto, video-gaming is a serious business. And during QuakeCon Dallas is Game Central. And an unusual small exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art.

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