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From The Newsroom: Tax-Free Weekend; A Space Port In Midland

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This morning's top local stories from the KERA Newsroom: Retailers are counting receipts after the annual tax-free weekend in Texas. Dianna Douglas talked with a few shoppers at NorthPark Mall.

Also, why pregnant women should be eating more fish, and a private space company wants to bring a space-port to Midland.

You can listen to the segment weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on 90.1 FM.

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and KERANews.org. She also produced The Friday Conversation, a weekly series of conversations with North Texas newsmakers. Krystina was also the backup newscaster for the Texas Standard.