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Texas Standard: February 17, 2020

More Americans potentials exposed to the Coronavirus coming to Texas. Amid concerns the disease could affect the Texas economy, we’ll have the latest. Also, some may think the opioid crisis is receding, Bexar county is stepping up efforts to help treat those with addictions. We’ll hear why. And The Trump administration calls for additional millions…

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Texas Standard: July 18, 2019

Fear and uncertainty south of the border as asylum seekers waiting in Ciudad Juarez wonder what a U.S. rule change means for them, we’ll have the latest. Also, the Lone Star State now at the center of an effort to end the spread of HIV. We’ll hear why Texas, and what could change under a…

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Remembering ‘Beneficent Genius’ Bill Wittliff

When I hear the great musical theme of Lonesome Dove, I am immediately grateful to Bill Wittliff because I know we wouldn’t have the deeply treasured miniseries if not for him. We would have Larry McMurtry’s novel for sure, but we would not have Wittliff’s equally brilliant adaptation of that masterwork if not for his…

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Picturing Texas

Over the past decade I’ve seen more breathtakingly beautiful photographs of Texas than I saw in all the decades before, combined. This is thanks to social media where many photographers share their exquisite work online daily. I’ve made it a point to befriend these great visual artists so I can enjoy Texas in all its…

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Texas Standard: December 23, 2015

In the debate over campus carry should dorms be gun free? The attorney general fires a warning shot so to speak. Also we’ve been asking what are the top stories of 2015 and the nominations are pouring in on twitter at Texas Standard. Today, we check in with Amarillo to get a sense of what…

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Jarrad Henderson (Ep. 12, 2015)

In Black America presents a conversation with Jarrad Henderson, award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and videographer and producer/director of “Beyond This Place: The Visual History of African American Fraternities and Sororities.”

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