The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: A small group of demonstrators gathered outside the Dallas home of Parker Rice, one of two University of Oklahoma students expelled for taking part in a racist fraternity chant. Also, neighbors of Ahmed Al-Jumaili are raising concerns about crime after the Iraqi Muslim immigrant was shot last week.
The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Two University of Oklahoma students from North Texas have apologized for taking part in a racist fraternity chant. Also, the Dallas school district has put athletic trainers in its 23 high schools over the last two years, and Texas is becoming a hub of innovation for the video game industry.
The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Yolanda Cuevas grew up picking cotton in Central Texas, but these days, she runs a successful small business in Fort Worth. Her business was recently awarded a $150,ooo grant from Chase Bank. Also, the subjects of the Oscar-nominated documentary Cutie and the Boxer are in town for a show in Deep Ellum.
The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Richard Fisher will hang up his hat as the head of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank. At his farewell speech Friday, he reflected on a decade of changes in the economy.
The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: A North Texas teacher is recieving national recognition for her efforts teaching a dual-language program at Withers Elementary. Also, the man behind the money at the Dallas Federal Reserve says his farewells. Finally, this weekend marks the 50th anniversary of a bloody milestone in the Civil Rights Movement.
Texas Health Resources, which attracted worldwide headlines last fall for the way one of its hospitals misdiagnosed a patient who had Ebola, has been named one of the country’s best companies for workers.