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Texas Standard: November 15, 2016

Money, religion and wait, there’s something else that’s not part of polite conversation, right? Talking politics at work: a how to guide. We’ll explore. Also in the ongoing stare down between Texas and the EPA, did someone just blink? We’ll explore why Washington regulators are taking Texas off a clean air blacklist. The iconic retailer…

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Texas Standard: November 10, 2016

Is governor Perry going to Washington after all? Why the president elect may be looking to Texas to fill some top jobs, we’ll explore. Also, a prominent congressman from Texas tells us the Senate should kill the filibuster. Not that there’s no precedent for such a rule change, as Senate democrats may recall. Plus Wendy…

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Texas Standard: September 23, 2016

Signals from space telegraph warnings for Texas about the source of those earthquakes we’ve been worried about. We’ll explore. Also when doctors can’t offer infants life saving technology because its too expensive: what then? A Doctor at Rice has been working on solutions, and she’s just been awarded a MacArthur genius grant for her efforts:…

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Texas Standard: August 9, 2016

It’s the story with more twists and turns than the best Hill Country ride you could imagine…yep, we’ve got news for the bikers caught up in the Twin Peaks shootout. Plus the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas started as a prison gang, but the violence hasn’t stopped inside prison walls. We’ll look at what a massive…

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Texas Standard: February 8, 2016

As the US celebrated the big game, North Korea staged a surprise missile launch. Are America’s eyes on the right ball? Also, Victory tomorrow in the Granite State may be important but it pales in comparison to what’s up for grabs in Texas. We’ll hear how the democrats are chasing Texas delegates. And explosions, fires…

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Texas Standard: January 15, 2015

Did Texas Senator Ted Cruz stop the questions about his Canadian birth? Donald trump doesn’t think so. We’ll explore. Also why corruption among cops on both sides of the border is a problem for every Texan. And rewriting the book of life: every chapter and every relationship one memory at a time That’s the new…

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Texas Standard: January 14, 2016

More details emerge of a terror plan by an Iraqi in Texas. Federal agents say a man arrested in Texas wanted to help ISIS and planned to blow up Houston malls. Plus- what’s driving thousands of migrants to the Texas border… and why is the United Nations helping process them – could another migrant crisis…

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Texas Standard: October 21, 2015

A just released 5 year plan for Texas homeland security. What does this roadmap tell us about where the state is vulnerable? We’ll explore. Also today, a ruling on racist bullying in Texas raises eyebrows nationwide. Plus, the DeLorean- you thought it defunct, but it may be back in the future…we’ll hear why. And space,…

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Texas Standard: June 30, 2015

After losing the battle over same sex marriage, there’s a mounting call among conservatives for the end of the marriage license. We’ll explore. Also, imagine hearing the news that your life has changed…as you make your way through the airport. We’ll meet a couple at the center of the challenge to Texas’s ban on same…

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