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Texas Standard: July 8, 2019

Texas continues to lead a fight against the Affordable Care Act. We’ll take a look at where things stand now and where a win could leave the state. Plus, battleground 2020… or maybe not. Is Texas really up for grabs as Democrats try to make their mark in Austin and Washington? We’ll explore. And going…

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Life On Mars

Recent discoveries — and ongoing drought — inspired this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Texas Standard: April 23, 2018

The state’s political maps: will they need to be re-drawn? The stakes are high in a case to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, we’ll have the latest. Also in Texas there’s a lot of love for Southwest. But today, lots of frustrated travelers as the Dallas based airline grounds nearly a hundred planes…

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Texas Standard: February 26, 2016

Americans, they say, are turned off by political nastiness. So everyone watched last night expecting nuance? The politics of spectacle on today’s Texas Standard. After the dust up in Houston last night, who’s paying attention to what’s at stake here for the democrats? We’ll hear how the Sanders and Clinton camps are taking two separate…

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June 5, 2015

Egg prices are skyrocketing because of bird flu…….some grocery stores even limiting how many you can buy at once. Legislative elections in Mexico on Sunday…and some Texans are watching to see if they boost the power of the Mexican president. Plus- mixed news on Texas manufacturing, the week in Texas politics, and Neil deGrasse Tyson…

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