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Bill Zeeble

Bill Zeeble has been a full-time reporter at KERA since 1992, covering everything from medicine to the Mavericks and education to environmental issues. Heâââ

When Rosley Espinoza's daughter was very young, in preschool, she started acting differently. She seemed distracted and would get in trouble at school. "Lack of interest, teachers' notes coming home with behavior notes," Espinoza says, speaking in Spanish. She says she asked school officials to evaluate her daughter, Citlali, for special education, but they didn't. Every year, Espinoza says, Citlali's behavior got worse. Last year, in second grade, "she stopped paying attention in class ... ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCEme1AJzw0 Fort Worth Opera director Darren K. Woods was looking for a Fort Worth story to mark the company's 70th anniversary. Someone mentioned that they thought President Kennedy spent his last night in the city. "And I went, 'Everybody would know that if that happened,'" he says. "So we Googled it and boy: There it was." The opera that resulted is named JFK, and its world premiere is tonight in Fort Worth, Texas. It tells the story of...

One month after its merger with US Airways, American Airlines has introduced some procedural changes for its customers. The world's largest airline is assuring its best clients they'll keep their perks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apNTq-Tgf4w Legendary pianist Van Cliburn , the only solo musician of any genre to receive a ticker-tape parade in New York City and the first classical musician to sell a million albums, died Wednesday morning in his Fort Worth, Texas, home. The 78-year-old Texan soared to world fame in 1958 when he won the first International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, at the height of the Cold War. Tall, slim Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn Jr. was 23 years old, just a few...