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December 5, 2013
December 5, 2013
Roundup: New Law Creates Demand For Meningitis Vaccine Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (2011-12-20) New Law Creates Demand For Meningitis Vaccine and Gov. Fails to Get Key Endorsement
New Candidates Stir Up Senate Race Dallas, TX (2011-12-20) A Republican and a Democrat, each with some name recognition, have entered the race to replace retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. KERA's Shelley Kofler says the biggest buzz surrounds broadcaster Craig James.
Commentary: Holiday Incense And Sensibilities Dallas, TX (2011-12-20) The holidays are a season of traditional comfort and joy. But Rawlins Gilliland believes that they're also a window open to the world as it was and might still be.
AT&T Pulls Out of Acquisition Deal Dallas, TX (2011-12-19) Dallas based telecom giant AT&T has pulled the plug on its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Bill Zeeble has more on how this might affect consumers.
Roundup: Drought Claimed Millions Of Texas Trees Dallas, TX (2011-12-19) Preliminary estimates from the Texas Forest Service show the year-long drought in Texas may have claimed as many as a half-billion trees.
Dallas Hairsylists' Death Ruled Accidental Dallas, TX (2011-12-19) The Dallas County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of a hairstylist found in her burning car "accidental". But police say that does NOT close the investigation.
FW Fishermen Land BIG Catch Dallas, TX (2011-12-19) Two Fort Worth fishermen have launched a new legend: the Lake Worth monster.
Perry Campaigns For Support In Iowa Dallas, TX (2011-12-19) Texas Governor Rick Perry concludes his first of several bus tours in Iowa before that state's January 3 caucus. KUT's Ben Philpott reports.
North Texas Hospitals To Tackle Infection Control Dallas, TX (2011-12-19) North Texas is one of two dozen U.S. locations selected for the "Partnership for Patients" initiative. It's a public-private collaboration to improve patient safety and reduce hospital acquired infections.
KERA Health Checkup: Holiday Depression Dallas, TX (2011-12-19) In a KERA Health Checkup, Sam Baker discusses holiday depression with Dr. Randy Basham, a U.T. Arlington Associate Professor of Social Work.
Texans May Lose Clout With April Primary Dallas, TX (2011-12-16) A federal judge has signed off on an agreement to delay Texas' March primary election until April 3. That will give candidates time to adjust to final redistricting maps. But KERA's Shelley Kofler reports Texas may lose some of its influence in choosing a republican presidential nominee.
Roundup: Top Democrat Drops Out Of US Senate Race Dallas, TX (2011-12-16) The sole major Democratic candidate in the race to replace Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has dropped out. Retired Lt. General Ric Sanchez made that announcement this afternoon.
One Holiday Tradition Finally On Track Dallas, TX (2011-12-16) There's something about an electric train at Christmas that brings out the kid in all of us. And as KERA's Courtney Collins explains, a couple in Rockwall decided it's never too late to play conductor.
Occupy Dallas: Still Standing Even Though Tents Are Down Dallas, TX (2011-12-16) It's been a month since Occupy Dallas protesters were evicted from their camp behind City Hall. Protesters promised to continue daily downtown demonstrations but that faded.
Roundup: Eagle Could Lay Off Workers Dallas, TX (2011-12-15) American Eagle, the regional airline affiliate of American Airlines, may furlough more than 220 Texas-based pilots and flight attendants in February to cut costs under bankruptcy protection.
Agreement On Texas Primary Date Expected Today Dallas, TX (2011-12-16) An agreement on when Texas will elect their party nominees could come as early as today. KERA's Shelley Kofler reports Republicans and Democrats say they're close to deciding when Texas should hold political primaries.
Commentary: Capitalism Kaput? Dallas, TX (2011-12-15) The idea of capitalism has always drawn mixed reaction, but the scales seem to tip even more toward the negative of late. Commentator Merrie Spaeth says it's time for big business to get pro-active.
Roundup: Dallas Grapples With Expensive IT Fix Dallas, TX (2011-12-14) Dallas City Hall is buying a four million dollar band-aid for the city's sophisticated billing system. The system, purchased five years ago, has cost 15 million dollars MORE than anticipated.
SMU Experts Look At AMR Dallas, TX (2011-12-14) The North Texas economy will take a hit from AMR's bankruptcy, even if it's not evident yet. That's according to Southern Methodist University business experts. KERA's Bill Zeeble has more on the school's annual economic review.
Roundup: RR Commission Sets New Frac Disclosure Rules Dallas, TX (2011-12-13) The Texas Railroad Commission has adopted the rules for disclosing what's in fracking fluid used in natural gas drilling.