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"Once we get past the hour on Saturday right now at sixty one in Burleson, sixty two with a shower here KRLD. Mercedes of plano news center in a very good Monday morning to you is now five eleven later this week. The Texas supreme court will hear its first case of twenty one thousand nine hundred and it involves on call pay for didn't city workers. Kennedy's Phillips has more in Denton. There is a city policy that some employees have to be on call one week a month. Be available. No drinking report within thirty minutes of call or face discipline. The policy says the employees will be paid on call paid. But three employees brought suit after the city. Stiff them attorney Brian Cartwright argued in Corinth at the men are owed over thirty thousand dollars specifically pay that they were promised to be paid upon the performance of certain services. Denton city. Attorney Jerry Drake says, yes, that's what the policy manual says. But no the city doesn't own any shortly. There are services that were performed. But there was no contract. And without a contract Drake says, there's no obligation to pay a cent. If the supreme. Court sides with the lower courts, the city cannot get the case dismissed and we'll have to face a trial LP Phillips News Radio. Ten eighty KRLD. I just over one million Texans have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act that is down slightly from last year centers for Medicare and Medicaid services. Enrollment was down slightly nationwide is well, they say it could mean more people found work that includes employer-based coverage, but healthcare experts say the federal government's efforts to get rid of ObamaCare could be responsible for the decline. They point to the enrollment period being cut in half and eliminating funds to advertise the benefits eight nine one one dispatcher at Virginia has been dealing with a personal matter at work. But in this case, no one is criticizing her for twenty years Suffolk Virginia nine one one operator. Barbara Hughes, put her anxiety and emotion aside as she dispatched fire and police to a middle of the night place at our own hope it was heavily damaged and worst of all. Free baby puppies in there. Then I'm very attached to and they're no longer with me, friends and fellow nine one one dispatchers in southeastern Virginia have set up a social media fundraiser to help us with her loss. Chris cillizza Bs news dust from wild card weekend has settled the Cowboys we mentioned this. They are headed. Not to New Orleans but LA to play the Rams colts. Cowboys chargers any goes all win on wild card weekend. And that sends the NFC champ Cowboys to LA to play the NFC west champ Rams this Saturday night Cowboys handled their business with the twenty four twenty two home win over the Seahawks. That included some Dak Prescott heroics in the fourth quarter. As we hear from Brad sham on one zero five three the fan."