Top Stories: Why Extra Security Might Not Be Enough At Soft Targets; Tesla Vying For Slice Of Texas
The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: The Orlando nightclub shooting has prompted businesses across the country and in North Texas to boost security. A national security expert says ramping up security in everyday spots may not be the most effective solution.
The electric car company Tesla is novel in many ways. The company lets consumers purchase vehicles directly without having to go through a dealership. In Texas, state law prohibits car companies from selling directly to consumers. Now, Tesla's trying to change that.
Other stories this afternoon:
- When a tragedy plays out during the school year, most kids get information and context from their teachers and have plenty of opportunities to discuss things with classmates. At a West Dallas camp called “Readers 2 Leaders,” instructor Lisa Marshall says if kids bring up the shootings, she’ll talk with them individually about their concerns.
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