Texas News

North Texas
6:46 am
Thu March 27, 2008

American Airlines cancellations

Dallas, TX –


For the 2nd day in a row, American Airlines canceled more than a hundred flights in order to double check safety standards on its fleet of MD-80s. KERA's Bill Zeeble has more.

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North Texas
8:24 am
Wed March 26, 2008

English Language Program Draws Complaints

Dallas, TX – The Texas State Board of Education is scheduled to vote Thursday on a controversial English language curriculum that would guide public schools for the next ten years. As we hear from Nathan Bernier, the board has heard complaints from dozens of teachers.

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North Texas
7:33 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Working at Home

Dallas, TX – For years, some people have done relatively simple office jobs, working at home. Others may have wished they could. Now, thanks to ever-improving technology, a number of tasks once done exclusively in the office can be done at home. Bill Zeeble looks at one business doing just that.

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North Texas
6:26 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Dallas Arsons

Dallas, TX – Following the latest Oak Cliff car fire early Monday, where a Constable's car burned, Dallas officials say they're cracking down. KERA's Bill Zeeble has more

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North Texas
10:39 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Review: Martin Puryear

Dallas, TX –

My grandfather was a carpenter. I still have a wooden bowl he made 50 years ago. He lathed it from cherry wood, and its shape is such that your hand instinctively cradles it, you want to feel the wood's curve and polish.

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North Texas
3:10 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Interview: "Bob Bullock: God Bless Texas"

Dallas, TX –


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North Texas
3:06 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Interview: "Bob Bullock: God Bless Texas" (full version)

Dallas, TX – Full-length version of Sam Baker's interview with journalists Dave McNeely and Jim Henderson about their new biography of former Lt. Governor Bob Bullock.

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North Texas
12:44 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Texas Trailblazer:Louise Raggio

Dallas, TX –

Louise Raggio: During the 60s, I was really trying to get leadership in the state bar of Texas. Texas had the worst laws in the whole United States, discriminatory, especially toward married women.

Sujata Dand: The 1960s was a decade of change for the Raggios - the law firm was growing, the boys were turning into men, and Louise was stepping into politics.

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North Texas
6:05 am
Tue March 18, 2008

Severe Storms Impact Region's Airports

Dallas, TX – Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's Ken Capps says 75 percent of its flights have been canceled due to one of the more vicious storms the area's seen in some time.

Capps: We'll have several thousand passengers in the terminal tonight. We realize it's never fun to get stuck in the airport. Will keep the terminal as comfortable as possible, consionnaire will stay open late, and the TSA will open early in the morning.

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North Texas
11:24 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Democratic Party Rejects Clinton Request

Dallas –
The Democratic party of Texas has turned down a Clinton campaign request to delay party conventions until the identity of caucus participants can be validated. KERA's Shelley Kofler reports the Clinton campaign lawyers are now reviewing options.

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After the polls closed March 4, a staggering million-plus Texans jammed into Democratic precinct conventions. There they voted again for Clinton or Obama in a process that will decide how an additional 67 delegates are divided.

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