KERA Newsroom

Every weekday morning and evening, KERA airs an extended local news report. Hosted by Sam Baker at 8:20 a.m. and Justin Martin at 6:20 p.m., the segment focuses on the latest in education, health, science, technology, arts and politics in North Texas. Special features include Breakthroughs reports on the leading edge of health, science and technology; Vital Signsa weekly conversation about real-life health; American Graduate stories about the journey from childhod to graduation; the weekly movie chat The Big Screen; and in-depth newsmaker interviews of The Friday Conversation

Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? Last week, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Friday morning's edition, which includes a look at the Nasher XChange, an effort to bring art to neighborhoods across Dallas; and a Friday Conversation with Brooks Gremmels and his connection to the East Texas town of Ben Wheeler, which has become a haven for arts and music.

Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? Last week, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Thursday morning's edition, which includes an update on the end to the government shutdown, as well as Sen. Ted Cruz’s reaction; privacy concerns with electronic medical records; and in The Big Screen, a discussion of "The Fifth Estate," a movie about WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange.

Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? Last week, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Wednesday morning's edition, which includes details on the government shutdown, a story about the Nasher Sculpture Center's 10th anniversary and news about a new "starter" TollTag. 

Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? Last week, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Tuesday morning's edition, which includes a look at new technology to reduce operating room infections; Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst’s calls for Obama’s impeachment; and a conversation with former Republican party chair Tom Pauken on his uphill campaign for governor.

Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? Last week, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Monday morning's edition, which includes a look at why engineers and environmental leaders are worried about Texas' aging dams; a Vital Signs discussion about Chiari malformation, in which part of the skull presses on the brain; and a review of "The Age of Picasso and Matisse" at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth.

Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? On Monday, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Friday morning's edition, which includes an interview with a Nobel winner with UT-Southwestern ties, details about Troy Aikman and the NFL concussion controversy, and a story about ostrich races at the State Fair of Texas.

Want to get clued into the region's most interesting stories in less than 10 minutes? On Monday, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment from the KERA newsroom. The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Thursday morning's edition, which includes stories on companies that benefit from Obamacare and the future of drones in Texas. Plus, The Big Screen features a discussion about “City of Hate,” a film about Dallas in 1963 leading up to the Kennedy assassination.

Want to know the region's most interesting stories in under 10 minutes? On Monday, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment called “KERA Newsroom.” The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below to listen to Wednesday morning's edition, which includes plans for a fast-moving bullet train from Dallas to Houston and a look at a North Texas art project called Make Art With Purpose that tries to promote healing and social change.

Want to know the region's most interesting stories in under 10 minutes? On Monday, KERA 90.1 FM launched a twice-a-day local news segment called “KERA Newsroom.” The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. Click below for Tuesday morning's edition, which includes a look at what electronic medical records could look like in the future, and a tour of the Matisse and Picasso exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth.

KERA News

Are you ready for more local news?

Starting today, KERA 90.1 FM launches a twice-a-day local news segment called “KERA Newsroom.” The 10-minute segments air weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. The station’s news website, KERAnews.org, also has gotten a makeover.

Expect news from across North Texas, with a focus on key topics: education, including the Class of 17 series; Breakthroughs, featuring health, science and technology advances; arts from the Art&Seek staff; and politics.

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