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From The Newsroom: Unaccompanied Kids Settle In; School’s Journey To Rose Parade

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Allen High School's marching band will perform on a much larger stage next week: the Tournament of Roses Parade in California.

The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: 179 unaccompanied children from Central America are settling in at Sabine Creek Ranch in Rockwall County after arriving over the weekend.

KERA’s Stephanie Kuo took a tour of their temporary home.

Other stories this morning:

  • The Allen High School marching band will be in Pasadena, California next week for the Tournament of Roses Parade. The band is finishing up last-minute preparations before their cross-country trip.

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 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.