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From the Newsroom: The Silver Tsunami, The Lost Michelangelo


The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

What’s known as the “silver tsunami,” the wave of growth in the over-60 population is the focus of a national conference this weekend in Dallas. And the story of the “Lost Michaelango,” a painting that much of the art world once considered a fake. Hear about the Kimbell’s quest to get it.

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

Courtney Collins has been working as a broadcast journalist since graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004. Before coming to KERA in 2011, Courtney worked as a reporter for NPR member station WAMU in Washington D.C. While there she covered daily news and reported for the station’s weekly news magazine, Metro Connection.