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Texas Standard: August 21, 2017

As demonstrators and counter protestors take sides in cities, how’s the showdown over confederate monuments playing out in small town Texas? We’ll have the latest. Also after declaring a phase out at the federal level, the return of private lockups. Texas seems to be a magnet. And water bottles in national parks, making an official…

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Texas Standard: August 2, 2017

The Affirmative Action pendulum could swing yet again. What a new document suggests about plans inside the DOJ. It wasn’t long ago the Supreme Court sided with the University of Texas’ use of affirmative action. A new administration could bring back the debate. Plus, President Trump’s proposed Border Wall may be coming sooner than expected…

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Fake News

Did you hear the latest? Did you see that Tweet? They’re talking about it on cable news. We’re all getting a free car tomorrow! Oh wait, maybe not.

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Texas Standard: July 26, 2016

Have you noticed the many Texas democrats grabbing the spotlight in Philadelphia? We’ll have the latest news on the red state blues. Also, as the democratic convention moves toward making the ticket official, whither one Julian Castro? We’ll explore his political future, which may turn out to resemble that of a certain Texas Republican. And…

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Tejas

In election years, the subject of borders inevitably comes up, whether it’s a local race or a national one. That inspired Typewriter Rodeo’s David Fruchter to write this week’s poem.

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National Everything Day

It seems like more and more days of the year are “National ______ Days” honoring a food or action or trait. Kari Anne Roy of Typewriter Rodeo used that as inspiration for this week’s poem.

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