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Top Stories: North Texas Muslims Aren't Happy With Ted Cruz; All You Need To Know About Bluebonnets

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The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Muslims in North Texas are speaking out against Ted Cruz. Following this week’s terrorist attacks in Brussels, the Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful called for law enforcement to step up their policing in Muslim neighborhoods.

With spring weather in full effect in North Texas, the bluebonnets have started to come out. The wild flowers are a popular destination for some, and KERA's Eric Aasen gives you all the details on how to get the best glimpse.

Other stories this afternoon:

  • At some Texas colleges, students are having to pitch in more money to cover the growing costs of athletic programs. That’s according to an investigation by the Texas Tribune, which focused on the eight public Texas universities that play in the top level of college football. Including the University of North Texas.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.