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Texas Standard: October 1, 2018

A deal between the U.S. Mexico and Canada goes down to the wire with agreement reached at the eleventh hour, and yet it’s NAFTA no more. What used to be called the North American Free Trade Agreement has a new name and some new rules. We’ll walk thru the changes in what’s now being called…

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V&B: Youth, Family & Firearms

KUT’s Rebecca McInroy is joined by Guardian columnist Gary Younge, author of “Another Day in The Death of America,” and journalist Alex Hannaford, to talk about the myths and the realities of gun deaths in the US, the media, and how we’ve come to see gun violence as normal.

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Texas Standard: September 6, 2016

Wags have wondered when Texas politics might finally turn purple. Fresh signs we might be closing in on grape season, we’ll have the details. Plus talk about guns on campus but is anyone listening anymore? Plus health officials say many early deaths in Texas are preventable, or would be if not for a major missing…

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Texas Standard: August 31, 2016

Texas police shootings: we’ll explore what we know about how often cops fire their weapons and what the consequences are. Plus more Central American kids making their way to Texas to escape atrocities. We’ll introduce you to some who are arriving legally. And bustling this time of year but otherwise vacant parking lots and under-used…

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Texas Standard: August 9, 2016

It’s the story with more twists and turns than the best Hill Country ride you could imagine…yep, we’ve got news for the bikers caught up in the Twin Peaks shootout. Plus the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas started as a prison gang, but the violence hasn’t stopped inside prison walls. We’ll look at what a massive…

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Texas Standard: February 25, 2016

Lights, cameras, how much action? The stakes are high in Houston tonight for what could be a decisive televised showdown. Plus as campus carry laws get set to take effect, It’s becoming international news: Texas college professors told to avoid sensitive topics in the classroom? We’ll hear what’s behind the headline. And in that Texas…

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Texas Standard: December 23, 2015

In the debate over campus carry should dorms be gun free? The attorney general fires a warning shot so to speak. Also we’ve been asking what are the top stories of 2015 and the nominations are pouring in on twitter at Texas Standard. Today, we check in with Amarillo to get a sense of what…

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Texas Standard: November 12, 2015

The biggest breach of attorney client privilege in US history. Was a Dallas based company recording confidential phone calls? And University professors protesting campus carry say their next stop might be the courthouse. What’ll it take to make the case? Many Americans learn too late about the real value money. A Texas school district is…

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Texas Standard: October 13, 2015

The spike in campus shootings nationwide? Three shootings in a week at one Texas University alone. Lady bird had her wildflowers, another former first lady from Texas hopes to improve the Texas landscape- Laura Bush tells us about her plan. Also play a computer game, win a college scholarship- Could it be that Minecraft’s not…

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