12th & Chicon: ‘Shepherd’ of East Austin Funerals

Barry J.W. Franklin of King Tears Mortuary has been in the funeral business since he was in high school. King Tears Mortuary, located at 12th and San Bernard streets in East Austin.

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Texas Standard: October 26, 2016

Amid reports of dodgy voting machines an Amarillo judge steps in to say false. We’ll explore the thanks and threats she’s getting. Also, some call it reapportionment. Others call it stealing elections. The backstory of why your district looks the way it does. Plus, hundreds of small businesses send a message to Texas lawmakers when…

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Texas Standard: July 6, 2016

A Texas delegate pens an open letter to the head of the national GOP…get out of the way and get ready for a shakeup. A texan plotting to trump Trump at the party convention… we’ll hear her story. Also, if you’re homeschooling kids, do you really have to, if you’re convinced that the rapture is…

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Texas Standard: April 27, 2016

A so called bathroom law in North Carolina and the blowback from the business community: could it happen here? We’ll explore. Also some say Dallas has gone to the dogs. Big D thinks its found just the ticket. Lots and lots of tickets, actually…we’ll explain. And 40 years ago, an accident on a Texas expressway…

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I’m Mad, Too, Eddie!

There are three classic Texas ad campaigns that would be shortlisted in the Texas Advertising Hall of Fame, if we had such a thing. They are: Blue Bell Ice Cream’s “We eat all we can and we sell the rest,” “Don’t mess with Texas” – arguably the most brilliant public service campaign ever created, and…

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Four Who Have Made A Difference (Ep. 11, 2015)

In Black America highlights the contributions made by four outstanding African Americans: businesswoman Natalie Madeira Cofield, Gospel entrepeneur Dr. Bobby Jones, author Will Haygood, and the late journalist Robert Maynard.

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Achieving Excellence with Joann Tolbert-Yancy (Ep. 13, 2014)

Joann Tolbert-Yancy, founder, president and CEO of Jotoski Consulting Firm and host of the Dream Pusher radio show, discusses her career in college recruiting, business and motivational speaking.

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Minority and Women’s Issues, part 2, with Sheila Brooks (Ep. 12, 2014)

A discussion of entrepreneurship and small business development with Sheila Brooks, Emmy Award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and minority and women’s advocate.

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Minority and Women’s Issues, part 1, with Sheila Brooks (Ep. 11, 2014)

A discussion of entrepreneurial education and minority business topics with Sheila Brooks, founder, President and CEO of S-R-B Communications, LLC.

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