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From The Newsroom: A Prison Bus Crash In West Texas; A Move For The MAC

Tom Michael
Marfa Public Radio
A Texas prison transport bus skidded off I-20 early Wednesday morning and struck a Union Pacific train west of Odessa.

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: A prison bus crash on an icy patch of West Texas highway killed at least 10 people earlier today. Tom Michael of Marfa Public Radio has an update on the incident. Also, there's research on how poverty can change a kid's brain. Jacquelyn Gamino of the UT Dallas Center for Brain Health explains how the effects can be reversed. Finally, the McKinney Avenue Contemporary is moving from Uptown Dallas to the Cedars, and Jerome Weeks got to tour the new digs.

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

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and 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.