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Texas Standard: May 19, 2017

A police pension crisis creating big problems in Dallas. Now has a solution that appears to make all sides happy, we’ll explore. Also legislation being pushed by Texas Republicans could benefit Democrats, so why do Dems oppose it? We’ll check it out. And a new music festival in San Antonio that may be the first like it anywhere… how “Good Vibrations” is reaching an otherwise under-served audience. Plus it’s Friday so that means we’ll hear from the Typewriter Rodeo and wrap up the week in Texas Politics. All that and more today on the Standard:

Texas Standard: July 19, 2016

Police protection: that’s the aim of a new proposal from the Texas Governor. But would it work? That’s the question we ask on today’s Texas Standard. Also: political ads. One presidential candidate has been spending a lot more than another, but do ads even make a difference these days? Plus why getting a license to carry has been harder for some Texans, and an effort to make it more accessible. And dangerous streets. A Texas reporter traveled to El Salvador to understand what motivates some to make the difficult journey to the U-S. And a new documentary lifts the curtain on a cult that was operating in one part of Texas for close to 15 years. All that and more on today’s Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: January 27, 2016

He’s a physicist, a nobel laureate, a professor, and now a central figure in the debate over guns in college classrooms. Also with dangerous chemical on tap in Flint, Michigan, what’s in the water in Texas? In many cases no one’s quite sure. What’s behind mounting delays in Texas water testing? We’ll explore. Also millennials stuck in parent’s attics and in low paying jobs…now besting baby boomers at top homebuyers. And doing well, but feeling like a fake: understanding the imposter syndrome. All those stories and much more on todays Texas Standard: