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Texas Standard: April 4, 2016

The GOP in disarray, they say, over Donald Trump. The fix? Remember Rick Perry? The name that keeps coming back and why today on the Texas Standard. Plus the wage gap between men and women: narrowing on the national front…but in Texas government, it’s actually growing. David McSwane of the Dallas Morning News with the numbers. Buddy, can you spare a dime? Toll roads hit a stumbling block, as a top Texas lawmaker says the arguments for ’em don’t add up. Find out what it’s like to be homeless and pregnant in Texas. And, you know those local elections you likely didn’t vote in? A wake-up call. All that and much more, on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: March 16, 2016

And then there were three. A big night for Donald Trump but Ted Cruz pledges to fight on… Does he have a fighting chance? We’ll explore. Flooding in southeast Texas like we haven’t seen in well over a century. We’ll get story from the ground. Plus- “Texas Tea” – a local company is changing tastes and lives. Why actor Elijah Wood says HE wanted to be a Texan. And… a factcheck, a history moment and why the font on highway signs may be changing… on Today’s Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: March 7, 2016

Remember when there were 9 on stage plus a kiddy table debate? Some say its now down to two. And one’s from you know where. Riddle me this: why does a candidate who’s offended so many south of the border have so much apparent support in the borderlands? Because there’s more to the story. We’ll check in with Laredo. Also when it comes to cars, the highest insurance rates are also in the poorest places in Texas. We’ll do the math. And why are millions of Texas tax dollars being spent on juggling balls, custom coffee mugs and other tchotchkes? Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: March 2, 2016

In the electoral wrecking ball of 2016, the Texas establishment emerges largely unscathed. But there’s more than meets the eye–we’ll explore. Happy Texas Independence Day! We’ll break apart the winners and losers all across the state, and what the outcomes tells us about who we are and where we’re headed politically. Also it could be one of the most significant abortion cases in years—a case from Texas–gets an audience before the 8 justices of the supreme court. In a post Scalia era…what happens if there’s a draw? Those stories and so much more, it’s a busy news day on the Texas Standard: