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Julian Aguilar / Texas Tribune

Even as a federal appeals court prepares to review the constitutionality of Texas’ controversial voter ID law, the law will remain in effect, the U.S. Supreme Court said in an order Friday.


The U.S. Treasury last week decided to replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman. NPR’s Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep wrote a book about Jackson. He says he sees parallels between the former President and the leading candidates for the job in 2016.

National Weather Service

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Another round of storms are expected to roll in this afternoon and some are expected to be severe.

Dallas Horseshoe Project / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The new ramp is a part of the ongoing TxDOT Horseshoe Project; award-winning sportswriter Blackie Sherrod leaves his legacy in writing; listen to an exclusive interview with Diane Rehm on Think; and more.

Lauren Silverman / KERA News

Meet the newest weapon in the Dallas police arsenal: the sponge gun. It launches a hardened foam projectile and gives officers an alternative to shooting a gun with bullets. 

Bathroom Law Battle Begins To Take Hold In Texas

Apr 28, 2016
Spencer Selvidge / Texas Tribune

The battle over who exactly can use which bathroom may be coming to Texas. 

Shelby Knowles / The Texas Tribune

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Texas lawmakers will meet today to examine policies on how human fetal tissue is used for scientific research.

Eric Aasen / KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Animal Control hopes to increase citations by 500 percent; Ted Cruz named a running mate; take a tour of NPR with Susan Stamberg; and more.

Grayson County OEM/Facebook

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: National Weather Service crews are out in Grayson county this morning to survey damage.

Tim Patterson / Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Everybody’s transplanting to Texas; Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants to cut financial aid to lower college tuition; State of the Arts is coming to Fort Worth; and more.