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Texas Standard: April 10, 2019

Texas is in the spotlight again over race in higher ed admissions. What a settlement with Texas Tech Medical School means for affirmative action. Also we’ll take a look at the links between health and wealth. And just in time for tax season, a bill to keep the IRS from providing online free tax filing….

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Texas Standard: August 29, 2018

A Texas police officer convicted of murder in the shooting death of a black teenager leaving a party in a Dallas suburb. Is this a turning point? Police across the Lone Star State have embraced body cameras for greater transparency, but its rare for footage to be decisive in a case alleging unwarranted use of…

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Texas Standard: October 5, 2015

Were African slaves just immigrant workers? A Houston area ninth grader and his mom compel a rewrite of school textbooks. Plus- the top ranked Texan in the race for president is not only a native with deep roots but perceived by most of the country as Californian…we’ll learn a bit of the backstory. And you’ve…

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Texas Standard: September 30, 2015

Should police be required to live in the cities they serve? What about a bonus for those who will? Also, imagine making more than 200 thousand dollars a year but not letting go of your subsidized housing? The issue over-income families. Plus- an abortion clinic closed in the wake of new state restrictions, reopens…but for…

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