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From The Newsroom: It's Back To School; Tracking DART Tracks In Downtown Dallas

Gus Contreras / KERA News

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Today was the first day of school for many children in North Texas. Some kids eagerly talked about day one, while others still had summer vacation on their mind. 

And an update on expanding DART's light-rail through downtown Dallas. A City Council committee this afternoon threw its support behind changing the tracks for a new route. 

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.