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The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

A classroom that’s used as a prayer room at Liberty High School in Frisco got the attention of the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office last week. The office sent a letter raising constitutional concerns, while the Frisco superintendent calls the letter a publicity stunt.

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon / KUT

Property ownership can be a stealth business, with land changing hands before anyone even has time to notice.

Texas Cities Predict Dozens Of Events Canceled If 'Bathroom Bill' Passes

17 hours ago
Shelby Knowles for The Texas Tribune

Every three years, the American Public Transportation Association holds an event it calls the APTA EXPO. For its 2026 EXPO, the trade group for the "bus, rapid transit and commuter rail systems industry" had put Dallas on its list of possible destinations, according to city officials, who estimated the event would generate more than $40 million in economic activity.

U.S. House of Representatives

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The U.S. House is expected to vote today on a bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. It’s unclear whether there are enough votes to pass it, but there’s a lot of support from Texas Republicans.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas mayor wants to give IDs to immigrants; Paul Quinn earns “work college” designation; Texas A&M changes event policy after Richard Spencer; and more.

Former Gov. Perry Questions Legitimacy Of Texas A&M Student Body Election

Mar 22, 2017
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Former Gov. Rick Perry, now the U.S. energy secretary, is questioning the legitimacy of the election that gave his alma mater its first openly gay student body president


Returning to civilian live is no easy task for members of the military; a difficult transition can land a veteran in trouble. North Texas Judge John Roach has come up with a one-of-a-kind way to reach those vets: He’s taking his court on the road.

Amphibian Stage Productions

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit' is a play with a crazy premise: the actor starts it without ever having read it. He or she is just handed the script – and begins. ‘White Rabbit’ has been staged in nearly 50 countries. Fort Worth’s Amphibian Productions is giving the play its North Texas premiere.


The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

The cost of a college education in Texas has grown more expensive over the last 15 years. Average tuition and fees over the time have gone up 148 percent.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Concern about climate change varies across the state; Duncanville High students are struggling financially; Ethan Couch is back in the news; and more.