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Stephen Becker / KERA News

Right now,  Dallas has a tough bicycle helmet law. Everyone must wear one. But  the City Council is considering some pretty big changes that could be approved Wednesday.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

In April, Dallas City Council members and school trustees met to learn about the home-rule issue that could change the way the school district operates. A task force that grew out of that session met Thursday for the first time. Council members said they could lobby for the district, but they must agree on what they want.

City of Dallas

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings presents his Southern Dallas Economic Growth Plan this afternoon. KERA’s BJ Austin reports the Mayor has made economic development south of I-30 his top priority for 2012.