The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: This year’s Opportunity Index was just released. It’s an annual big-data report that ranks states on how easy it is for people to improve their lives financially, and Texas ranks in the bottom third.
An iconic voice for North Texas film fans was silenced this week. Philip Wuntch, who reviewed movies for The Dallas Morning News for 37 years, died after a long illness. He was 70. KERA's vice president of news, Rick Holter, and the newspaper's culture critic, Chris Vognar, worked with Wuntch. They sat down Tuesday to talk about talk about the critic and his legacy.