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Top Stories: Bill Clinton Stumping In Dallas; Colon Cancer In Young People

Former President Bill Clinton speaks to supporters in Wisconsin while campaigning for Hillary Clinton in 2008.

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Former President Bill Clinton visits Dallas today to speak to students at Paul Quinn College. He’ll campaign on behalf of his wife, Hillary, following her weekend win in the Nevada caucuses.

The visit marks the first time in Paul Quinn College’s history to host a president. Paul Quinn President Michael Sorrell has ties to the Clintons – he worked as a special assistant in Bill Clinton’s administration.

Other stories this morning:

  • Most cases of colon cancer occur in people over 50, but research has found an increase in younger people.
  • The Dallas Symphony has announced its next season. It’s Jaap van Zweden’s second-to-last as the DSO’s music director, before he becomes the New York Philharmonic’s new conductor.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 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.