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Top Stories: Will The Dallas City Council Change Its Mind About Exxxotica?

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Organizers for the sex expo want to return to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Dallas City Council has a decision to make today – overturn its recent ban on a sex expo from coming to town, or face a lawsuit.

According to the Dallas Morning News, an attorney for Exxxotica sent a letter to the city attorney yesterday, saying his client won’t sue if the council today begins the process of overturning the ban.

  Other stories this morning:

  • Two Republican presidential candidates plan to hold rallies Friday in North Texas. Billionaire businessman Donald Trump, coming off his first place finish in the Nevada caucus, will be at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Florida Senator Marco Rubio, who finished second in Nevada, will be holding his own rally at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas.
  • For the first time, research is showing that electromagnetic fields from things like cellphone towers and power lines can amplify pain in people.

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.