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Texas Standard: May 30, 2018

After the Santa Fe massacre, and a week of roundtables, the Governor comes up with a blueprint to improve safety in Texas public schools, we’ll have the latest. Also, how high is that oft-cited wall between church and state? A new report from the associated press claims we’re witnessing an important moment for religiously conservative…

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Texas Standard: July 4, 2017

As Texas goes, so goes the nation? Lawrence Wright makes that argument in a new piece in the New Yorker magazine. He’ll break down his reporting. Also scientists in San Antonio are learning about how the brain’s two halves talk to each other and how that chatter could lead to a better understanding of devastating…

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Texas Standard: June 13, 2017

Spectacle versus substance, episode 2: the attorney general speaks. But after Comey, what are Texans expecting to hear? We’ll explore. Also the governor signs off on a budget, but not all of it. 120 million in cuts by veto pen…we’ll find out what’s left and what isn’t. Plus when a law enforcement officer gets suited…

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Texas Standard: April 19, 2016

Less than a year after historic flooding, more historic flooding. Some in Houston wonder is this the new normal? We’ll have more on the flooding that brought large parts of one of the nations largest cities to a standstill. Also, federal rule changes to an abortion drug. Some saw it as a way around Texas’…

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Texas Standard: November 5, 2015

Is Dallas a sanctuary city? Governor Abbott is threatening to withhold funding from local law enforcement unless they cooperate with the feds. A Texas company that designs caskets has a patent for a unique creation, we’ll explore. We’re also talking high tech cardboard goggles for virtual reality – seriously. And, burrito lovers might want to…

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KUT Weekend – February 28, 2014

Texas gay marriage ban ruled unconstitutional….Greg Abbott brushes off Ted Nugent backlash….and sound engineers try to bend the laws of physics.

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KUT Weekend – February 7, 2014

Wendy Davis supports open-carry….why so many people on parole end up in Dove Springs….and a local restaurant critical pans a downtown cantina.

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