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Top Stories: Looking Back At The UT-Austin Tower Shooting; Checking Out Fort Worth’s Art Scene

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The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: Before Virginia Tech and Columbine, before Sandy Hook and Orlando, there was the University of Texas tower shooting in Austin. On this day 50 years ago, UT student and former Marine sniper Charles Whitman climbed to the observation deck, and started shooting.