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Texas Standard: January 9, 2020

De-escalation between the U.S. and Iran? As president Trump calls for more NATO involvement in the Mideast, we’ll have a Texas take on what that might mean. A former ambassador to Iraq and past dean of the Bush school at Texas A&M weighs in on finding a way past military conflict between the US and Iran. Also a tale of two cities: what if anything Austin and Houston could learn from each other when it comes to zoning. And new consumer tech: the hottest of the hot and the nottest of the not. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: February 12, 2018

A group of Texas voters are challenging how the state elects judges to its highest courts. We’ll explore why they say the system hurts Latino candidates. Also, it seems the battle for control of the Alamo is far from over. We’ll explore some criticism of how the restoration of the mission is being handled. And Texas dairy production is on the rise. One major reason is a shift in where in the state the cows are living. Plus the stewards of a Gulf of Mexico marine sanctuary are trying to expand its protected area. What that would mean for the fishing and off-shore drilling industries. And we’ll break down a study that found Houston isn’t doing enough to make apartment living safe in the city. All that and more on today’s Texas Standard: