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Top Stories: Training Female Firefighters; Tony Romo Says Goodbye To Football

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The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Certain high-paying jobs don’t attract many women. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 2.5 percent of firefighters were female in 1998. Fast forward to 2016, and it’s just 3.5 percent. Courtney Collins talks to one future firefighter planning to buck that trend, who hopes more women decide to join her.