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From The Newsroom: Rubio To Make Campaign Stop In Dallas; A Hospital's Money Woes

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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in 2014.

The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom:

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio today will make his first public campaign appearance in Texas. The Florida senator will speak at a campaign rally in Dallas this afternoon.

Other stories this morning:

  • Lauren Silverman reports on the financial problems of Forest Park Medical Center, a North Texas chain of upscale, doctor-owned hospitals.
  • Dallas author David Searcy debuted 15 years ago with two acclaimed horror novels that didn’t sell well. He’s since become an essayist, and he has a new book out this week.

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.