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Texas Standard: January 21, 2019

Tomorrow marks one month of the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history. We’ll talk with correspondents statewide to gauge the impact on Texas. Also a new space race heating up, score one for the home team. Plus one of the deadliest tree diseases in the U.S. reaches epidemic proportions in the Lone Star State….

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Texas Standard: November 26, 2018

A threat to shut the border permanently after a confrontation involving tear gas and members of a so-called migrant caravan, we’ll have the latest. Also, plans for a school in southeast Texas now on hold after the discovery of scores of unmarked graves, and a history of prison labor seldom discussed. Brooke Lewis of the…

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Life On Mars

Recent discoveries — and ongoing drought — inspired this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Texas Standard: June 29, 2018

Should immigration and customs enforcement be dissolved? It’s not just democratic socialists asking, it’s some of the agents themselves, we’ll explore. Also grumblings south of the border as Mexico prepares to go to the polls and pick a new president. And polls point to a victory for a man described as a Trump of the…

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Texas Standard: June 11, 2018

Singapore for the win? Leaving flustered allies in his wake, Donald Trump begins what some think could become a “Nixon in China” moment. The story today on the Standard. Tomorrow, the world’s media landscape could change in an instant. So say many closely watching a decision expected in Texas-based AT&T’s planned takeover of Time Warner….

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Texas Standard: June 21, 2016

A drug to stop opioid overdoses requires a prescription, now there’s one for all of Texas. We’ll meet the doctor who wrote the script. Also Abortion laws in Texas have the number of doctors in decline and changes in how new doctors are being trained… We’ll hear what rising OB-GYN’s are learning about instead. And…

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Texas Standard: September 3, 2015

Red hot rhetoric, violence against those who wear the badge- Texas Lt Governor Dan Patrick calls on a show of respect for law enforcement and a shift of focus for the media…and he’s passionate about it as your about to hear. Also, just how anonymous are you really whenever you’re online? Did an editorial in…

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