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Top Stories: New Lawsuit Aims To Halt Police And Fire Pension Withdrawals

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings filed a lawsuit Monday to try to stop the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund from allowing retirees to pull their deferred retirement funds from the ailing system. Since August, members have withdrawn $500 million – and that has only worsened the fund’s finances.

Art & Seek

Perfectly Imperfect: The Renaissance Of Cigar Box Guitars

The cigar box guitar was an invention of poor musicians during the mid-1800s, but recently there’s been a renaissance. Art&Seek’s Hady Mawajdeh talks with historians, musicians and makers of cigar box guitars to learn about the instrument. In downtown McKinney, Kevin Edwards is cutting into a long and narrow piece of wood inside his music […]

Think with Krys Boyd


Best of Think 2016

We’ve narrowed down to our favorites, and we want you to help us choose the shows we’ll hear during "Best of Think Week," Dec. 26-29. Voting ends Dec. 16.

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Radio Times’ epic dissection of newest ‘Sherlock’ pic

When the most recent picture was released last week show a flooded out 221b Baker Street, the Internets hair was set on fire with thoughts of will this be the end of the most famous address with the exception of 10 Downing Street and 165 Eaton Place. This conclusion was ‘elementary’, to say the least, but […]