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Top Stories: Opening Day For The Rangers; Living With Stents

Gus Contreras

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Texas Rangers will play against the Seattle Mariners at 3:05 p.m. at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Rangers exceeded fans’ expectations last season by making the playoffs.

Other stories this morning:

  • Stents, valves and grafts help the heart perform normally. After doctors perform the procedure, the work then falls on the patient. This edition of Vital Signs explores the lifestyle changes necessary to keep stents functioning.

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.