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Texas Standard: April 16, 2019

The images captured the world: Notre Dame on fire. Yellow smoke billowing, the spire falling. We’ll have the view from Texas. Also, could a voting error land you in jail? The Texas Senate just passed a bill to increase the penalties of so-called voter fraud. We’ll explore. And more states are allowing certain teachers and…

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Texas Standard: July 16, 2018

Testimony gets underway today in a challenge to Texas’ fetal burial law: a law that some believe is really designed to undermine abortion providers, we’ll have details. Also, half the kids under the age of five separated from their families under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance plan have now been reunite. But with a court-ordered deadline…

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Texas Standard: April 24, 2018

Flattery will get you how far, exactly? How the French Prime Minister’s trying to cultivate a special relationship with the US President, and what it really means. Also, after the Cold War what happened to all those nuclear-tipped missiles? A lot of them wound up in Amarillo, and now, the stockpiles are adding up to…

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Texas Standard: November 3, 2016

The republican presidential nominee says Tuesday will be another Brexit moment. Are there really holes in the polls? We’ll explore. Also, doing more with less? A new study on early education cuts provides serious pushback. Plus Texas researchers say one’s own fat may be where its at when it comes to treating knee pain, we’ll…

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Texas Standard: September 12, 2016

Kids with special educational needs: in Texas, the numbers are far below the national average. But a new report suggests its a numbers game, we’ll explore. Also in 2016 there have been as many stays of execution in Texas as there have been actual executions, and some experts think we may be looking at a…

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Texas Standard: July 15, 2016

Another attack. Again in France. At least two Americans killed, reports they were Texans. We’re following that. Also in this country… ongoing tensions in police-community relations. A Texas leader calling out the President for his reactions to recent events. And funding for fighting Zika… what Texas can expect from Washington. Plus a Texas Youth Orchestra…

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Texas Standard: November 19, 2015

In its war with the so-called Islamic State, France has a powerful ally. And it’s not the most likely one, either. We’ll explore a new coalition and the costs. Plus in the same Mexican state where 43 students disappeared last year at least 50 schools are set to close amid threats of attacks on classes….

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Texas Standard: November 18, 2015

A pre dawn raid in a village north of Paris. As France cracks down, many Texans remain dubious about resettled Syrian refugees. And complaints about excessive force by police. One major city says they’re down. But does the explanation add up? Also: rethinking a one term presidency: a conversation with author Jon Meacham on the…

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Stéphane Grappelli (1.26.14)

Known as the grandfather of jazz violinists, Stéphane Grappelli expressed his cosmopolitan nature through his music. Grappelli performed in hundreds of sessions during the mid-Twentieth Century and produced dozens of albums.

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