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From The Newsroom: Students On Book Suspensions, Mayor Talks Trinity Redo

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

Highland Park High students weigh in on the controversy surrounding suspended school books. And Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings asks more than 100 people to join his effort to re-imagine the controversial Trinity Parkway, the nine-mile toll road planned for inside the Trinity River levees.

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.