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Top Stories: Congressman Jeb Hensarling Is Retiring; Schafter’s Mining Ghost Town

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The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Dallas Congressman Jeb Hensarling has become the latest Republican House member to announce his retirement . Hensarling, who chairs the powerful Financial Services Committee, tells fellow Republicans in an email Tuesday that as his term as chairman comes to an end, it’s the right time to leave Congress and spend more time with his teenage kids.