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From the Newsroom: Health At The Border, Splitting His Summer

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

With 2,000 immigrant kids headed to Dallas County, state health officials have alerted the federal centers for disease control about conditions in the detention facilities. And a member of KERA’s Class of ’17 is spending a summer, divided.

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.