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Texas Standard: January 18, 2021

Is there a doctor in the House? At least one COVID-19 case reported among Texas lawmakers and what that may mean for getting back to business at the Texas capitol, we’ll have the latest. Also, President elect Joe Biden says one of the first things he’ll do after inauguration is rejoin the Paris Climate accords but new research from Texas A&M suggests one of the targets for temperature limits is already on track to being exceeded. Game over? Not quite. We’ll hear why and what comes next. And federal officials approve new standards of health care in a crisis for people with disabilities.┬áSo what changes in Texas? Also, amid a new reckoning on race, remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All of those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: May 23, 2017

The Manchester bomb attack sparks reaction across Texas; a former top national security adviser explores the implications. Also they’re calling it an emergency issue. With just a few days left in the legislative session, why are the governor, Lt. Governor, and the attorney General demanding lawmakers take up the issue of voter ID? Plus in a Texas city with one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the country, thousands line up for what’s billed as the largest youth job fair in Texas history. And is Lockhart still king of the cue? A major shakeup on Texas Monthly’s closely watched list of the best barbecue in Texas. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: May 18, 2017

Special prosecutor. While the country is abuzz over an investigation in Washington a case involving a lawmaker in Texas is also moving forward, we’ll explore. Plus there are still almost two weeks left in the Texas Legislative Session but talks of the double-S word: “Special Session”, are looking serious. We’ll tell you why. And one big issue before lawmakers has been changes to the Texas Foster Care System. Where those proposals stand now, it’s part of our ongoing exploration of the system’s challenges. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

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 its origins in Houston. And a Texas elector defects, saying its his moral and civic duty not to vote for Donald Trump. We’ll hear his explanation. And the true costs of coaching-did Charlie Strong lose his job over what happened on the gridiron, or something else? The bottom line and then some today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 18, 2016

The US promised retaliation against Russian hacking. Is the wired war now underway? We’ll consider the implications of all out cyber warfare. Also The Clinton campaign buys media time in deep red Texas. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they think the state is in play. We’ll take a closer look at the ad, and the strategy. And a matter of choice or false choices? Lawmakers relaunch a long running debate over a voucher-like plan for schools. And after raising expectations of impending expansion, the Big 12 punts –sticking with the 10 teams currently in the conference. So what was that public pageant all about, anyway? Those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: July 15, 2016

Another attack. Again in France. At least two Americans killed, reports they were Texans. We’re following that. Also in this country… ongoing tensions in police-community relations. A Texas leader calling out the President for his reactions to recent events. And funding for fighting Zika… what Texas can expect from Washington. Plus a Texas Youth Orchestra takes its talent overseas… performing classical pieces in the cities where they were written. And a new study may have you questioning everything you thought you knew about dinosaurs. Also why we may soon be seeing more of those loud law office commercials. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: June 15, 2016

Only hours after the biggest terrorist attack on us soil since 9/11, do politics trump what should be top priorities? We’ll take a look. Plus, attention deadbeat dads and moms…the division of child support plans to get you off the road. We’ll hear how. Also, most kids love being out of school for the summer…except those who count on school for their midday meals…new research which could help feed hungry young texans. And Dallas has it’s Cowboys, Marfa has it’s lights…Falfurrias has it’s… butter? At least it used to. We’ll hear what’s churning. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: May 4, 2016

Cruz quits, Trump triumphs. But the headlines don’t say it all. Why the Texan’s defeat could mark the end of an era. Plus in a spate of hate crimes in Dallas’s best known gay district sparks a push to bring back the pink panthers. We’ll explain. Also jail for not paying traffic fines: does it violate the constitution? A policy in El Paso faces a legal challenge which could have implications across Texas. And an idea for homelessness: convert a military base into a super shelter? Those stories and lots more on the national news show of Texas: