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From The Newsroom: North Texas Goes Back To School; Treating Hypersomnia

Juan Guajardo
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The start of school also means the return of flashing school zone lights.

The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: It’s the first day of school for many North Texas kids. While a familiar face is leading the Dallas school district for now, a new face is at the helm in Fort Worth.

Also, patients with depression who have sleep problems tend to suffer from insomnia. This edition of Vital Signs tackles the opposite problem – hypersomnia.

Photo credit: Juan Guajardo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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