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From The Newsroom: Voter ID Has A Day In Court, Teens Still Unsure About IUDs


The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

The controversial Texas voter ID law took center stage Tuesday in federal appeals court.

And Texas health officials recently made a change to doctor reimbursements that hasn’t gotten much notice. It’s now a little easier for low-income women and teens to get IUDs, but that method of birth control still isn’t popular with teens.

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.