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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.

The SPCA of Texas Thursday announced the seizure of more than five dozen fighting birds and alleged cockfighting paraphernalia from a van Tuesday night.

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WikiCommons

While housing prices continue to grow in most markets around the country, Texas is home to four major metro markets that are regressing. 

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Paris Police are investing a rash of debit and credit card frauds. Lt John Berry said the department received calls from five separate residents Monday afternoon claiming others were using their cards to buy things. 

A South Texas sailor was among those killed when a civilian container ship collided with a U.S. Navy destroyer off the coast of Japan Saturday.  

The effort to move a controversial Confederate statue from the Lamar County Courthouse in Paris will have to wait. 

San Antonio-based food maker Wildly LLC and grocery  chain Trader Joe’s have recalled their lines of grain-free granola due to potential Listeria contamination. 

Gov. Greg Abbott called for a special 30-day legislative session for state lawmakers. The governor and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have been pushing the idea of a special session for weeks. 

The city of Sherman is soon to be home to a massive data center complex that could bring 350 jobs to Grayson County. 

McKinney Police Sergeant Audrey Lee Palmer was charged Thursday with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly stabbing his wife in their home after a date night. 

Lamar Electric Cooperative
Lamar Electric Cooperative

If you’re a resident in Lamar County and a customer of the Lamar Electric Cooperative and you lost power between Wednesday and Thursday, it was snakes that did it. 

The city of Dallas will get $330 million towards water and wastewater systems improvements in several counties. 

A new report on the best 250 places to buy a home in the Lone Star State is lukewarm on Northeast Texas. The list by online housing and real estate firm LendEDU based its results on home-to-value ratio and five-year projections for employment and population.

Courtesy Texas Health & Human Services
Courtesy Texas Health & Human Services

The Texas Farm Bureau today reported the first case of human West Nile virus in the state this year. 

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Official photo

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has taken himself out of the running to be the next director of the FBI. 

Photo by George Hale, KETR
Photo by George Hale, KETR

A Fort Worth-based sand mining company that had been  seeking to widen parts of two county roads in northern Fannin County has pulled its petition. Metroplex Sand & Gravelhas formally withdrawn its plans to widen County Roads 1010 and 1020. The company wanted to widen the roads, in part, to create a conduit for its fleet of trucks. 

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