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From The Newsroom: Former Employee Files Lawsuit To Remove Susan Hawk From Office

Krystina Martinez

The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: The Dallas Morning News reports fired administrative chief Cindy Stormer has asked a Dallas County judge to temporarily remove Hawk, pending a jury trial to determine whether she’s fit for office.

Also, the Center for Brain Health at UT Dallas begins construction today on a new institute in the Dallas Medical District.

The data that people choose to store “in the cloud” end up at places called data centers. Lauren Silverman reports North Texas is one of the country’s top three markets for data centers.

We’ll also go inside the barbecue pit with one of Franklin BBQ’s brisket cookers. Owner Aaron Franklin will be on Think today at 1 p.m.

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.