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Top Stories: John Wiley Price Jury Takes Weekend Break; Controversy Drilling Near Lake Arlington

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Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price is surrounded by media as he leaves the federal courthouse in Dallas on Friday, July 25, 2014.

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

The jury in the federal corruption trial of John Wiley Price stopped deliberating for the day without reaching a verdict. It marked the third day of deliberations, and the jury is back in session Monday morning. 

Other stories this evening:

  • At a community forum, Fort Worth and Arlington residents voiced their concerns about a proposed saltwater injection well near Lake Arlington. The company behind the proposal says it needs the well to dispose of wastewater from its nearby gas production operations. KERA’s Christopher Connelly reports, the residents made their case to an audience of one – a member of the state agency that regulates oil and gas.
  • Dallas is in the midst of a month-long arts celebration and the city’s cultural center has been abuzz. But not all of the city’s arts events have gone off without a hitch. Today in State of the Arts, Art&Seek’s Hady Mawajdeh tells us about one artist dealing with censorship in West Dallas.

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

Gus Contreras is a digital producer and reporter at KERA News. Gus produces the local All Things Considered segment and reports on a variety of topics from, sports to immigration. He was an intern and production assistant for All Things Considered in Washington D.C.