Texas Standard: March 17, 2016

A Texas Police officer charged with murder after an off-duty encounter. So what should you do if approached by a plain-clothed person who says they’re a cop? We’ll explore. Also Merrick Garland: The SCOTUS nominee may have the name of a cowboy but does he have other Texas ties? He does when it comes to…

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Texas Standard: February 16, 2016

Brake lights for miles- But is building more lanes on highways making things worse? We’ll explore. Also taking a bite out of crime… or at least the way we treat some criminal evidence. Plus… how some invasive plants are making it tough for border patrol agents to do their jobs. And we’ll check in on…

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Off To College

August might seem like any other month to some, but for many Texas parents, it means taking their (all grown-up) children to college. Moving into dorms, getting class schedules, and starting their new life all by themselves. That was David Fruchter’s inspiration for this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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TX Standard 23: Freshman Year in a Car

We meet the Texas State student who spent his first year of college with a secret: his home was his auto.

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