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Texas Standard: April 24, 2020

Are you ready to get back to normal? Attitudes in Texans on a planned return to business as usual or something closer to it. A new UT Texas Tribune poll on how Texans are feeling about efforts to curb the impact of the Coronavirus. Also, how the school lockdown is playing out on the other side of students’ laptops. And the week in Texas politics with the Texas Tribune and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: March 31, 2016

A label on a bottle. Could it change the rules in the debate over abortion access in Texas? We’ll explore. Also, some are calling it March madness: the wave of violent crime in DFW. The numbers are scary, but there’s politics in the mix too. Plus you know who wants to build a wall along the Texas border, and he says that Mexico will pay for it. Some may find that implausible. Guess who the Union of Border Agents is throwing its support behind? And some call it a pro pot movement masquerading as medicine…others say it could save lives…somethings growing in Texas…those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: February 16, 2016

Brake lights for miles- But is building more lanes on highways making things worse? We’ll explore. Also taking a bite out of crime… or at least the way we treat some criminal evidence. Plus… how some invasive plants are making it tough for border patrol agents to do their jobs. And we’ll check in on a case that was at the center of the cops lives matter movement… but is now fraught with scandal. That and more in today’s Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: July 21, 2015

The dust bowl, in reverse? As parched California goes bone dry- the headline across Texas..drought is over. In the run up to 2012 Rick Perry trumped up his cowboy in chief bonafides. Today, Rick Perry’s running without the Texas swagger..and some say, he tossed his mojo too… we’ll take a look. Despite the diplomatic thaw, it could get bumpy as DFW-based American airlines tries to open gates in Cuba. We’ll hear why. Calling the next Jordan Spieth- could cost be holding back the future face of golf?