A federal judge declares the Texas Voter ID law discriminatory. We’ll explore what this means as a practical matter, and what happens next. Also as Texas celebrates a raft of Pulitzer nods, one of the worlds oldest news organizations launches a new salvo in the war against fake news. We’ll hear all about it. And you’ve heard of one armed bandits, but in south Texas police worry about 8-liners holding up an entire local economy. Plus salad days for storage containers: as grocers look for ways to market veggies fresher than farm grown. For real? All that and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:
A showdown between republicans, one from Florida, another from Texas, leaves question marks over the future of US foreign policy. We’ll explore. Also, does former Exxon chief Rex Tillerson have the moral clarity to be the next secretary of state? A firsthand account from capitol hill. Plus the Texas democratic lawmaker facing possible criminal charges who promised to resign, now refusing to ride off into the sunset. And thousands of texans getting taken for a ride over loans they never took out. And flying cars: could this be the year? Our digital guru gets real about what to expect from tech in 2017. Those stories and much much more today on the Texas Standard:
Did you hear the latest? Did you see that Tweet? They’re talking about it on cable news. We’re all getting a free car tomorrow!
Oh wait, maybe not.
REPOSTING CORRECTED AUDIO: Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miler says he should not be held responsible for posting fake news to his Facebook page. A month before the state legislative session, some of the issues facing lawmakers. At an East Austin bar, Wednesday nights signal a new rhythm for local music. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!
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