Texas Standard

April 20, 2015

Texas has a gambling problem and the addicts aren’t just the gamblers – but local governments too. Plus, massive layoffs at one of the biggest oil services companies in Texas. How could this possibly be a good sign? Also, it’s high noon for hospitals across Texas, as the federal government threatens to withhold billions. And…

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April 17, 2015

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April 16, 2015

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April 15, 2015

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April 14, 2015

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April 13, 2015

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Taxes

You know what they say about death and taxes… the approaching IRS deadline was Typewriter Rodeo’s Kari Anne Roy’s inspiration this week.

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April 10, 2015

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April 9, 2015

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April 8, 2015

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April 7, 2015

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April 6, 2015

A court ruling’s impact on water rights in Texas. Plus, a disturbing moment in Dallas history, the public hanging of a black man on a prominent arch. Also, a look at Ken Paxton’s legal problems and what the Texas legislature is doing about tax cuts. All that and more on the Standard:

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April 3, 2015

Texas gives criminal records to kids who skip school – but did Dallas go too far? Also, big changes coming to the Alamo – for better or for worse? Plus, an all electric mustang that can go up to 174 mph. All that and more on this episode of the Texas Standard:

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April 2, 2015

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April 1, 2015

The Texas House adopts a budget right before sunrise. Also, Border Patrol check points inside the U-S — what are your rights if you’re stopped? Plus, looking at the GOP presidential race through the lens of March Madness bracket-ology. All that and more on today’s episode of the Standard.

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March 31, 2015

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March 30, 2015

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March 27, 2015

Presidential hopefuls get in line to get a first hand look at the line that separates Mexico from Texas. Also, a few people with deep knowledge of political issues are being quoted in reports on Texas politics – how a researcher found it lacking in diversity. Plus, Governor Greg Abbott orders Child Protective Services officials…

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March 26, 2015

A freelance journalist from Texas feared to have been killed by his jihadi kidnappers may be alive. We’ll explore the talks underway for his release. Also, is it possible to make ends meet when you don’t make a living wage? What it means to be barely getting by in Texas. Plus, there’s a new study…

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March 25, 2015

A sudden spike in Houston homicides sparks warnings of a long hot summer. Also, some experts contend the road to the White House runs through Latino Texas. Plus, the recent boom left us with a surplus of oil – but whatever happened to the billions of barrels of wastewater? And a father’s love and lament…

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