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Top Stories: Memorials For Slain Officers Continue; DMA Names New Leader


The top stories this afternoon from KERA News: A leading museum director from Mexico has been tapped to run the Dallas Museum of Art.

Agustín Arteaga currently leads the national art museum in Mexico City. 

A week after the fatal shootings downtown, North Texas is left with the sad task of burying five fallen officers. Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday afternoon at a service to honor Dallas Sergeant Michael Smith. 

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.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.