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From The Newsroom: Being A Syrian Refugee In North Texas; Worrying About The Holidays

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Texas Governor Greg Abbott is escalating his effort to stop Syrian refugees from being resettled in the state. Last week, his health secretary threatened to sue a Dallas-based resettlement agency if it did not comply. 

The latest on a Syrian refugee family settled in North Texas, and why they feel  fortunate to be where they are. 

The holidays can financially stressful for many families. This season of spending can be especially tough when you’re unemployed or living paycheck to paycheck.

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.