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From The Newsroom: DART To Discuss Proposed Route Today

DART wants to build a second set of light-rail tracks in downtown Dallas.

The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: A DART planning committee will meet today to discuss a second set of light-rail tracks for downtown Dallas.

A city council committee yesterday voted to recommend moving a proposed DART route a couple of blocks north to avoid area homes and businesses.

Also, with Parkland Hospital’s new facility up and running, what will to the old building?

Finally, Fort Worth’s new superintendent spoke to Stella Chavez about the experience he’ll bring to the school district.

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.