The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
A group of Texas-based attorneys have filed an emergency request to try and end the U.S. policy of family separation at the border.
According to the Texas Tribune, Thursday's filing to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is on behalf of five families separated by federal agents in South Texas.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions last month announced his office was imposing a “zero tolerance” policy on people who enter the country illegally.
The American Civil Liberties Union is also awaiting a decision on a class-action lawsuit seeking an end to family separations at the border.
Other stories this morning:
- In our Friday Conversation, reporters Stella Chavez and Bill Zeeble talked about the lessons they’ve learned from their series, “The Race To Save Failing Schools.”
- Triple-digit temperatures forecasted this weekend will give the state's power grid its first test of the summer. Here’s some advice on staying cool.
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