The top local stories this evening from KERA News: On Wednesday, Democrat Lupe Valdez accepted an invitation to a debate with Republican Governor Greg Abbott, but it's not the same debate he has said yes to.
With Starbucks and other companies saying they'll eliminate plastic straws, experts are facing a key question: How much of an impact does plastic have on our environment — and on modern life?
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