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Texas Standard: November 3, 2016

The republican presidential nominee says Tuesday will be another Brexit moment. Are there really holes in the polls? We’ll explore. Also, doing more with less? A new study on early education cuts provides serious pushback. Plus Texas researchers say one’s own fat may be where its at when it comes to treating knee pain, we’ll hear why. And if you think this campaign season looks odd imagine a reporter overseas parachuting into the the thick of it. Notes from a German correspondent covering Texas. Also, a Lone Star staple flourishes in France. Pro tip: when in Paris, don’t call it a barbecue joint. All that and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: April 1, 2016

Researchers announce preliminary findings on the zika virus…as Texas takes steps to protect itself. Also, judging by the background checks, firearm purchases in Texas are close to setting new records…what’s behind the call to arms? NPR’s John Burnet joins us to talk about it. Also, nearly eighty thousand people will gather in Arlington this weekend for a spectacle that may be more theatre than sport…what’s more texan than pro wrestling? You maybe be surprised by its ties to football. Plus our weekly roundup of all things politics and much more, check your watches, its Texas Standard time:

Texas Standard: August 12, 2015

An unarmed black teen shot by police. The officer who pulled the trigger -fired. But for the people of Arlington, is that enough? We’ll explore. After a deadly listeria outbreak, Blue Bell Trucks return to the streets: but what about the road to respectability? Also in prison, phone calls are expensive. Sometimes letters don’t get through. Which is why some behind bars are turning to radio to connect with the outside world. You know it’s not great barbecue unless its falling off the bone. Fact or fiction? Smoking out the truth behind some sacred cows.