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Texas Standard: December 27, 2019

Oh, when a number tells a story and leads to an investigation. The Texas Education Agency says some numbers are not adding up, we’ll explore. Plus: “Red State Blues”. Sounds like a song but it’s a thorough analysis on how red are red state policies. And we’ll be talking to the directors of “Confession Killer”…

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Texas Standard: November 29, 2016

The Ohio State University attack and the Texas connection: does the incident underscore concerns about refugee resettlement? We’ll explore. Also to alert Ohio State students yesterday, administrators sent out a message on social media: run hide fight. A phrase that may turn out to be a 21st century version of duck and cover, which has…

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Texas Standard: December 10, 2015

It’s December 2015. Or is it August 2014? The feds warn Texas counties to prepare for a potential humanitarian crisis. Plus are South Texas detention centers the equivalent of WW2 internment camps? Should they be regulated as day care centers? The debate takes on new urgency. Also gun rights protesters plan a mock campus shooting…a…

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Texas Standard: December 4, 2015

Now it’s beginning to look a bit like a grudge match over Syrian Refugees- Despite a legal challenge to Syrian refugees, no let up from the Feds. You’ve no doubt heard that there’s been as many mass shootings as days in the year…are you so sure? We’ll do the numbers. And Californian’s used to brag…

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Texas Standard: November 30, 2015

The Texas Governor may not be able to stop Syrian refugees, but he’s warning groups that help with resettlement that he’ll sue…the story today on the Texas Standard. Plus the other presidential race: to get candidates names onto state ballots. Also-love for Sale? Not this time, says the attorney general, shutting down three dating sites….

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Texas Standard: November 18, 2015

A pre dawn raid in a village north of Paris. As France cracks down, many Texans remain dubious about resettled Syrian refugees. And complaints about excessive force by police. One major city says they’re down. But does the explanation add up? Also: rethinking a one term presidency: a conversation with author Jon Meacham on the…

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Texas Standard: November 16, 2015

Since the refugee crisis, more Syrians have resettled in Texas than in any other state. After Paris, what’s next for refugee plans? Plus- the nations highest court will take up a challenge to Texas abortion restrictions. What this could mean for abortion rights here and across the US? And have restaurant goers reached a tipping…

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Texas Standard: September 8, 2015

The Syrian connection…refugees find new homes deep in the heart of you know where as Washington rejiggers its strategy. Also- a former disgruntled employee returns with a gun…what would you do? In the wake of recent headlines, TX workplaces reconsider their options. Plus the Saudi’s gambled and Texas won—that declaration from the Texas comptroller. And…

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