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Top Stories: Mayors Of Dallas And Fort Worth On Canadian Trade Mission


The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price are in Canada on a trade mission this week.

The two mayors are strengthening existing business ties between Canada and their respective cities - and also trying to address concerns about NAFTA.

President Trump has said he'll renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. NAFTA lowered trade barriers between the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Other stories this morning:

  • Texas cities and businesses are taking their own stance on another international issue - the Paris Climate Agreement. Many big businesses in Texas are making their own moves to fight climate change, apart from federal requirements.
  • Scientists in North Texas have identified more than 100 genes linked to memory.

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