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N. Texas Muslims and Peace Center on Ft. Hood Shootings

As flags fly at half staff for victims of the Fort Hood shooting, the Muslim community in North Texas braces for a possible backlash, and the Dallas Peace Center calls for healing. KERA's BJ Austin reports.

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Economy Project: Community Colleges

Texas college and university enrollment grew by nearly 114-thousand students this fall. That's an all time high. Community colleges accounted for much of that for several reasons: tuition costs less, and you can earn degrees faster. But there's also the economy. In this week's KERA's economy segment, Sam Baker talks with Dr. Wright Lassiter, Jr., chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, about who's showing up for class and why.

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Blood Centers Busy Following Soldier Shootings

Texans wanting to help Fort Hood families and shooting victims have been lining up to give blood. KERA's Shelley Kofler reports that some blood banks are asking donors to delay their contributions.

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N. Texas Muslims and Peace Center on Ft. Hood Shootings

As flags fly at half staff for victims of the Fort Hood shooting, the Muslim community in North Texas braces for a possible backlash, and the Dallas Peace Center calls for healing. KERA's BJ Austin reports.

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Economy Project: Community Colleges

Texas college and university enrollment grew by nearly 114-thousand students this fall. That's an all time high. Community colleges accounted for much of that for several reasons: tuition costs less, and you can earn degrees faster. But there's also the economy. In this week's KERA's economy segment, Sam Baker talks with Dr. Wright Lassiter, Jr., chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, about who's showing up for class and why.

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