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Top Stories: Rick Perry Stands Up For Donald Trump; Fighting To Keep Plano's Collinwood House

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Governor Rick Perry speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC.

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: The Texas Republican appeared on CNN Tuesday afternoon and defended Trump over comments made by the father of a Muslim-American soldier killed in Iraq.

Other stories this afternoon:

  • The Plano City Council has decided to put the fate of one of the city’s oldest houses in the hands of the voters. Citizens will be able to vote on a bond package in May that could save and restore the Collinwood House in West Plano.
  • Teachers at one North Texas elementary are bringing the classroom into the home. As KERA’s Courtney Collins reports, a visit before the first school bell even rings can set the tone for the entire year.

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