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From The Newsroom: Advice From One Group Of Tornado Survivors To Another

Lauren Silverman
A sign outside of a local business after a tornado struck Van, Texas on May 10.

The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Seven months ago, an EF-3 tornado struck the East Texas town of Van, leaving dozens of homes devastated and two people dead. 

KERA’s Lauren Silverman checked in to see what lessons they’d pass on to North Texans who are now picking up the pieces.

Other stories this morning:

  • KERA contributor David Okamoto lists his top 10 Texas musicians of 2015. He says the group this year struck a chord in popular music.

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.