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Erma Johnson Hadley, the first woman and African-American to lead Tarrant County College, has died.

From Texas Standard: It's been four months since the deadly biker shootout in Waco, Texas. The violence left nine people dead, 20 more wounded, and 177 bikers in jail. Now Nathan Penn, a correspondent with GQhas the untold side of the story. 

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A new but familiar voice will take over as the host of NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered tomorrow. Michel Martin’s familiar to listeners as the longtime host of Tell Me More, but the Emmy winner says her new show will take on a different tone.

CEO: Drawing Toyota To Texas Worth $40 Million Subsidy

Oct 2, 2015
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When Toyota announced in early 2014 that it was moving its North American headquarters from Torrance, Calif., to Plano, the business story was quickly overtaken by a political one: Did Texas get ripped off?

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Erma Johnson Hadley, the first African-American chancellor at Tarrant County College, died yesterday at 73. She was battling pancreatic cancer.

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We have a date for Blue Bell’s return to North Texas stores: Nov. 2.

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The Dallas County district attorney is back at work today after a leave of absence. Susan Hawk was away for two months as she sought treatment for depression.

An abortion clinic in El Paso has reopened and resumed scheduling appointments after closing in April of 2014.

This clinic is a plaintiff in a case that could go before the Supreme Court in a lawsuit involving state restrictions on abortion facilities and doctors passed by the Texas Legislature in 2013 and adopted into law the same year.

Several police associations want Dallas Chief David Brown out. Dozens of local, state and national representatives and officers held a press conference Wednesday, where they said the department needs to change its leadership and philosophy to fix what they called a “broken system.”

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Local groups representing police are frustrated with Dallas Police Chief David Brown. They say he's to blame for low morale and a "broken system."