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Texas Standard: February 13, 2020

After almost two years, an inspector’s report on safety makes a hard landing at the offices of the FAA and Dallas based Southwest airlines. We’ll explore. Also, we’ll look at how a Texas senator seems to be leading a new trend of politicians getting into podcasting and in a big way. Plus, Texas is a major player in the streaming wars. But who’s winning? And who isn’t? We’ll take a look. And a death in the musical family of Willie Nelson. Biographer Joe Nick Patoski on the passing of Paul English. All of those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: August 28, 2016

A billion dollars for the border? A request from Texas law enforcement raises eyebrows and more than a few questions. Plus could it be Nullification nation? More than two months away from the election, a Texas elector says no Trump, no way…raising the prospect of an electoral college uprising against the popular vote. We’ll explore. Also, maternal mortality spikes in Texas but experts can’t figure out why suddenly so many pregnancy related deaths…we’ll hear what’s behind the data…and what isn’t. And oh Give me a home and an aerial drone: why some say today marks the start of a revolution on the Texas range. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: August 14, 2015

Three months after shootout that made world headlines what do new autopsies tell us about what really happened in Waco? Also, Not San Francisco, not Miami, not Houston- across the entire US, few places are as red hot for residential real estate as Plano, Texas. And this time, it doesn’t look like a bubble. We’ll hear why. Plus, A new warning from the FAA-just droning or serious cause for concern? Exit polls…who needs em? Despite rising costs and complaints about reliability, many political experts want to save em. That and much more on todays Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: June 30, 2015

After losing the battle over same sex marriage, there’s a mounting call among conservatives for the end of the marriage license. We’ll explore. Also, imagine hearing the news that your life has changed…as you make your way through the airport. We’ll meet a couple at the center of the challenge to Texas’s ban on same sex marriage. Airports, they’re so yesterday—the FAA green lights a Texas spaceport. Plus the challenge to ozone over Texas and much more…