Top Stories: The State Wants To Shut Down Timberlawn; An Artist’s Portrayal Of Cinema
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The state is moving to shut down the biggest psychiatric hospital in Dallas over safety issues.
The Dallas Morning News reports the state health department has asked Timberlawn Mental Health System to surrender its license and pay a one million-dollar fine.
Officials say they plan to fight the penalties at a meeting on April 28th .
Other stories this morning:
- Homeownership has taken a hit in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
- The University of North Texas has announced Rick Barot as the fifth winner of its annual Rilke Poetry Prize. The Rilke Prize recognizes a mid-career writer who has released an exceptional book of poetry.
- Our Big Screen team talks with a curator at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art about an exhibition focusing on film.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.