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Texas Standard: August 11, 2016

Maybe you thought the battle in the so-called transgender bathroom wars was winding down. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton isn’t giving up, and he’s got ten other states behind him. We’ll explore. Also a program that provides tuition for veterans, unique to Texas, is costing universities more and more every year. The question, how to pay for it? Plus, an uptick in Texas kids skipping vaccines. And yes, the Olympics. We’ll talk technology (think 3-d printed shoes) and the evolution of drug testing, it’s come a long way since amphetamines.
All that and more on today’s Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: June 27, 2016

The Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion laws, calling them a “substantial obstacle” for women. We’ll unpack what that means. Also the guardianship system is supposed to provide financial stability for the elderly who can no longer manage their funds. But some Texans are abusing the system. And Texas nursing homes prescribe anti-psychotic medications at one of the highest rates in the country. Why that raises concerns. Plus: Brexit doesn’t just affect the European Union… We’ll talk with a Texas-based group tracking the ripple effects throughout the world. And take me out to the ballgame… a look at some of the greatest minor league mascots across the Lone Star State. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: