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March 31, 2015

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March 30, 2015

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March 27, 2015

Presidential hopefuls get in line to get a first hand look at the line that separates Mexico from Texas. Also, a few people with deep knowledge of political issues are being quoted in reports on Texas politics – how a researcher found it lacking in diversity. Plus, Governor Greg Abbott orders Child Protective Services officials…

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March 26, 2015

A freelance journalist from Texas feared to have been killed by his jihadi kidnappers may be alive. We’ll explore the talks underway for his release. Also, is it possible to make ends meet when you don’t make a living wage? What it means to be barely getting by in Texas. Plus, there’s a new study…

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March 25, 2015

A sudden spike in Houston homicides sparks warnings of a long hot summer. Also, some experts contend the road to the White House runs through Latino Texas. Plus, the recent boom left us with a surplus of oil – but whatever happened to the billions of barrels of wastewater? And a father’s love and lament…

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March 23, 2015

The 21st century skirmish over the Confederate battle flag – Texas defends its position before the US Supreme Court. Also the Texas City refinery explosion that killed 15 and injured at least 180. Why some fear it could happen again. Plus, researchers say there is more slavery now than at any time in world history…

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March 20, 2015

The story of Mexico’s 43 disappeared students vanished from the world’s front pages 6 months later. Today a survivor and a mother of one of the missing comes to our studio to ask Texans for help. Plus, sounding an alarm on a spike in teacher student sex crimes. Also, get ready to whip out your…

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March 19, 2015

A border agent complains to Congress that telling the truth about border crossers results in retribution. Plus, zero percent college loans but officials barred from telling you about it. Also, give me three high tech takeaways from SXSW – our expert says, no problem. All that and much more on today’s episode of the Texas…

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March 12, 2015

For some, it’s a story half a world away, but for Patrick Maxwell, it’s personal-the Texan who took on ISIS. Also, post traumatic stress disorder-now there’s a genetic test for PTSD, but should there be? Also, call em’ lone stars-the millennial entrepreneurs. Plus, the proud reappropriation of the English language. All that and much more…

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March 11, 2015

Online outrage over racism at fraternities – how much are official responses dictated by social media? Also this hour a 23-year-old from North Texas comes up with a solution for kids dying in car seats. Plus, a jury tells hit makers Pharrell and Robin Thicke – you got to give it up. But is there…

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March 10, 2015

The official vehicle of Texas goes from large to extra large why but at what cost to safety? Also, we’ll explore why other states are looking to Texas for criminal justice reform. Plus, a prescription for what ails us politically. All that and more and this episode of the Texas Standard:

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February 18, 2015

Ethics in Texas politics and the road to the U.S. as thousands of Syrians flee the fighting. A Texas experiment puts women against men in a simulated Wall Street and do we Texans have our own language. All that, and much more, on today’s episode of the Standard:

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Achieving Excellence with Joann Tolbert-Yancy (Ep. 13, 2014)

Joann Tolbert-Yancy, founder, president and CEO of Jotoski Consulting Firm and host of the Dream Pusher radio show, discusses her career in college recruiting, business and motivational speaking.

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