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Top Stories: A Texas Take On Presidential Candidates; An Underground School In FW


The top local stories this morning from KERA News: A new poll from the University of Texas and the Texas Tribune has Ted Cruz leading the Republican race eight points ahead of Donald Trump. Democrat Hillary Clinton is 10 points ahead of Bernie Sanders. 

The poll surveyed 1,200 registered voters before Saturday’s South Carolina primary contest and before Jeb Bush dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination.

Other stories this morning:

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.