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From The Newsroom: Exchange Student Buddies, Bitcoin-Loving Politicians

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Stella M. Chávez
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KERA News
Arron Cao, 17, and Sam Wang, 16, just arrived from Shanghai, China. They'll be attending high school at International Leadership of Texas, a Garland charter school.

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

Twenty new students are settling in at International Leadership of Texas, a Garland charter school. They just arrived from China and they’ll have existing student mentors. And for the first time this election season some candidates are accepting bitcoins as campaign donations.

You can listen to the top local news stories 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.