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Top Stories: Early Voting Ends Today For Municipal Runoff Elections


The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

This is the last day to vote early before Saturday's municipal runoff elections across North Texas.

There’s a runoff on the Dallas ISD school board between Justin Henry and incumbent Bernadette Nutall for the District 9 seat. There are also runoffs for mayor of Flower Mound and Lancaster, as well as city council runoffs in Lancaster and several other cities.

There's also a school board race to settle in the Grapevine-Colleyville school district.

Other stories this morning:

  • A federal court ruling today will determine whether Dallas-based AT&T can buy Time Warner.
  • Some have raised concerns about whether active shooter drills in schools give potential shooters too much inside information.

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.