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Scott Morgan

Host: All Things Considered

Scott Morgan has been an award-winning journalist since 2001. His work has appeared in several newspapers and magazines as well as online. He has also been an editor, freelancer, speaker, writing teacher, author, and podcaster.

Scott's role is to present up-to-the-minute local news during All Things Considered each afternoon here on 88.9 KETR, and he also contributes as a reporter to other news products from the station.

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The number of flu deaths in Collin and Dallas counties combined reached 86 this week. Seven new flu-related deaths in Dallas County Wednesday bring the total to 38; another five deaths in Collin County were confirmed Thursday bring the total to 48.

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Try talking about North Korea without getting into a good conversation. Go ahead, I’ll wait ….

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The White House says it wants to bring broadband internet service to more remote and rural areas of the country. But getting internet to rural homes and businesses may take more than a presidential signature.

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During the winter weather, you and I are not the only ones to put on a heavier coat. Animals outside do it too. But when it comes to cattle, that heavier hair-coat can cause a lot of problems. And not just for the animals.

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SPCA of Texas

Animal welfare officials seized almost 140 dogs from an alleged puppy mill near Honey Grove over the weekend.

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Bitcoin has billionaires now. So everybody's suddenly paying a lot more attention to it. The problem is, not a lot of people actually know what Bitcoin is. And whether being rich with it is really being rich or it's like having Monopoly money up to your ears is still a question we're trying to answer.

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NPR Photo

I’ll let you in on a secret that doesn’t seem to make it to everyone in journalism school anymore ‒‒ we’re not here to make you comfortable. We’re not here to make you feel safe. We’re also not here to provoke you to action. We’re here to tell you what’s important to know. And we’re here to tell you when some well-dressed huckster with a charming smile is really quietly greasing you with snake oil.

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Researchers at the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are testing whether barley could become an all-in-one crop in the cattle industry. Barley could make a good grazing alternative, but researchers are looking for a kind of magic bullet ‒‒ a line of barley that would be ideal for both feed and forage for beef and dairy cattle statewide.

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Texas is one of five states to have more than 10 percent of its voting age population behind bars for felony convictions, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts that looks at the rise in felony incarcerations between 1980 and 2010.

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Police photo

A Greenville woman faces murder charges in the shooting death of a 7-year-old boy Thursday.

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If you’re thinking of drinking and driving over New Year’s Weekend, know that law enforcement agencies in Northeast Texas will be participating in the "No Refusal Program” for DWI stops.

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USDA photo

Texas has joined a dozen states in a lawsuit over cage-free products sales. 

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A Grayson County District Court has sentenced a hunter to an unusual punishment. Thirty-four-year-old John Walker Drinnon of Whitesboro, convicted of illegally killing a deer on private property will serve time in jail over the next five years – but only on weekends during hunting season 

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the names of the two women killed in separate traffic accidents in Wood and Van Zandt counties Monday afternoon.

Seventy-two-year-old Barbara Fish of Yantis was killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 154 near Farm-to-Market 515 in Wood County. Police say she failed to stop at the intersection and was struck by a vehicle heading westbound on FM 515.

The driver of the second vehicle, was hospitalized in stable condition.

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