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From The Newsroom: A Middle School Mariachi Band; A Godzilla Scholar

Mariachi Los Unicos de Grenier Middle School
Members of Greiner Middle School's Mariachi Los Unicos outside The House of Blues.

In today's All Things Considered local block from the KERA Newsroom:

Contributor Quin Mathews hangs out with the young members of Mariachi Los Unicos during their set at the House of Blues. Also, Doualy Xaykaothao talks to a Texas economic policy expert who's more known for his love of Godzilla.

The city of Dallas clinched a final four nod for the 2016 Republican National Convention, and the Dallas school district moves forward with home-rule. 


You can listen to the segment weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and She also produced The Friday Conversation, a weekly series of conversations with North Texas newsmakers. Krystina was also the backup newscaster for the Texas Standard.