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Top Stories: Baseball Draws Houston Together After Disaster; New Antibiotic Research

Stella M. Chávez
Houston area residents spent Saturday at Minute Maid Park to catch the Houston Astros.

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

The Houston Astros played a double-header against the New York Mets over the weekend. Fans say the games were a welcome distraction from the Harvey cleanup. KERA's Stella Chavez was there for the first home games.

Other stories this morning:

  • Doctors usually encourage finishing an entire prescribed course of antibiotics, but researchers from the UK disagree. We explore the debate in today’s Vital Signs.

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.