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Texas Standard: January 11, 2019

Day 21 of a government shutdown. The end in sight? Short answer, no. But a freshman congressman from Texas remains optimistic. We’ll hear why. Also, you wanna build that wall Mr.Trump? Texas will get ‘er done. That appeared to be the message from Lt. Gov Dan Patrick when the president visited south Texas yesterday. Was…

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Texas Standard: August 24, 2018

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces millions in grants to address school safety concerns after a recent shooting, but what about mental health? We’ll take a look at the details. Also, Texas headlines have been dominated by the upcoming one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. But Harris County voters seem unmotivated to make a trip to the…

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How Did These Tropical Fish Wind Up Thriving In Austin’s Waller Creek? 🐠

An Austin creek is home to a wild population of platyfish, known worldwide as colorful, affordable pet-store species. But they jumped the tank as early as 2004.

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Texas Standard: February 14, 2018

Nine Democrats are on the primary ballot for Texas Governor. We’ll introduce you to a handful of those hoping to replace Greg Abbott. Plus a new study reveals that Texans are some of the worst in the country when it comes to voter turnout. We’ll try to answer why. Also, the flu season isn’t over…

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Texas Standard: April 26, 2016

Some people don’t pick up on social cues, which can lead to tragedy. We’ll meet a mother who’s changing how Texas police interact with kids like her own. Plus In south Texas, there’s a huge fishing spot for many who have difficulty putting food on the table, but the fish are toxic. What’s being done…

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