The top local stories this evening from KERA News:
The Texas Rangers start the year on Opening Day against their main rival and World Series champs the Houston Astros. After a rough season last year, the Rangers are looking to bounce back. As KERA’s Gus Contreras reports, the expectations aren’t too high.
Other stories this evening:
- You may not recognize her name, but you're probably familiar with Nell Scovell's work. In her three decades in the entertainment business, Scovell has written jokes for "The Simpsons," "Late Night with David Letterman," and even President Barack Obama. For most of that time she was the only woman in the writers' room. Today on Think, she talked with Krys Boyd about how to solve Hollywood's diversity problem.
- These days, we know quite a bit about human hearts. It’s been about 50 years since the first successful transplant. In a way, though, hearts are still full of mystery. Texas Standard’s Joy Diaz introduces us to a Dallas doctor trying to solve those mysteries of the heart by studying the organs that no one wants anymore.
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