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Top Stories: Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum Gets Big Donation; Get On Track Financially In 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

The Walton Family Foundation is giving the Amon Carter Museum of American Art $20 million over five years, and is the largest donation in the museum’s history.

Other stories this evening:

  • The Texas Legislative Session kicks off a week from Tuesday. Ross Ramsey with the Texas Tribune helps break down what lawmakers will focus on – from boosting Child Protective Services to addressing public school funding.  
  • On Tuesdays KERA’s One Crisis Away project looks at life on the financial edge. Some people struggling with money may decide to make big changes to mark the start of 2017. KERA’s Courtney Collins sat down with certified financial planner Hannah Moore to get her take on how to start off the new year.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.