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Texas Standard: March 26, 2018

More than a billion dollars green lighted for a physical barrier on the Texas border. The start of the new wall or something else? We’ll take a closer look. Also, after traveling the world in support of the Trump administration and fighting with his boss, what’s Rex Tillerson’s next move? Why Tillerson may be on…

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Texas Standard: October 23, 2017

Today marks the start of early voting across Texas, but for what? Never fear, we’ll have real world explanations of what’s up for grabs at the polls. Grab a pencil and a small piece of paper and play along as we decide how we’re gonna cast our ballots in the constitutional contests now officially underway….

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Texas Standard: August 22, 2017

Change in plans: the president does a 180 on Afghanistan. When will the US leave? We’ll explore why the commander in chief says that’s the wrong question. Also, the navy takes a knee after another ship in the pacific fleet collides with a commercial vessel. 10 navy crew members missing. Who’s on lookout and what’s…

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Texas Standard: June 19, 2017

What looks like the first major storm of the hurricane season building up off the coast of the lone star state. We’ll have an eye on the sky. Also as professional storm watchers keep an eye on the gulf, a coastal Texas city struggles with keeping its head about water during normal downpours. In need…

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12th & Chicon: Austin’s Affordability Crisis

Dr. Eric Tang is an associate professor at the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis at UT-Austin. After analyzing that data a few years back, Tang wanted to look more closely at why African-Americans were leaving Austin – specifically, East Austin. KUT’s Jennifer Stayton spoke to Tang about this new research for our On…

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Marching Band

With UT’s first home game and the first week of NFL games this weekend, football season will soon be in full swing. But there are other heroes of the field, writes Kari Anne Roy.

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Sports Leadership and Innovation, with Daron Roberts (Ep. 35, 2015)

A discussion of sports leadership and transition strategy with Daron Roberts, former NFL coach, university lecturer and founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation at the University of Texas.

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Mechele Dickerson (Ep. 25, 2015)

John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Mechele Dickerson, bankruptcy law and consumer debt expert and author of “Homeownership and America’s Financial Underclass: Flawed Premises, Broken Promises, New Prescriptions.” Dr. Dickerson teaches at the University of Texas

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Hank Aaron, pt. 2 (Ep. 17, 2015)

In Black America concludes remarks by Major League legend and Hall of Famer Henry Aaron, speaking at the Tom Johnson Lecture Series at the University of Texas at Austinwith LBJ Library director Mark Updegrove.

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