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Texas Standard: May 25, 2020

With the unofficial start of summer in Texas, a re-evaluation of what we’ve endured and what’s ahead. We’ll take a look at the state of the fight against COVID-19. Texas based vaccine expert Dr.Peter Hotez gets us up to speed on the impact of the relaxation of stay at home guidelines in Texas. Also, why many daycares, now authorized to reopen, may not make it despite economic recovery efforts. And an update on the Coronavirus story unfolding just south of the border, and a rediscovered history of women and the high court. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: August 3, 2016

The state attorney raised concerns about laws being broken. She was fired and offered money not to sue. Now her story’s coming out, we’ll explore. Plus: days from now, Texas is set to put to death a man who didn’t actually kill anyone. We’ll hear why. Also, as the media spotlights a scuffle between Donald Trump and a gold star parent, one Texas soldier starts a conversation about the quiet struggles faced by most military parents, we’ll talk to him. Oil slips back below the 40 dollar a barrel mark: some sense a saudi strategy to put the boot on Texas. And are there really two Mexico’s? We’ll do the numbers and much more, don’t touch that dial, it’s Texas Standard time:

Texas Standard: January 6, 2016

How the administration’s plan to re-patriate Central Americans is waking up Texans. This hour, Dilley Texas is once again a hot bed for immigration detention – but THIS time, Central Americans are leaving the country. Also, Why Texas is on the front lines of the war against tropical diseases. And what businesses and politicians have to say about the President’s plan to reframe the gun debate. Plus how one teen’s trip to jail reset her high school priorities. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard: