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Texas Standard: January 3, 2018

North Korea wants to re-open communication with South Korea, and protests in Iran raise tensions. We’ll explore how the U-S might balance these dual crises. Also, the flu is going around. Doctors say wash your hands, stay home when you’re sick and, yes, get the flu shot – even though it might not protect you. Plus, if you’ve been on the roads at all this holiday season you might have this question: why do Texans speed so much? We’ll try to answer it. And a question for you: hows that New Year’s Resolution going? Feel like you’re about to burn through your self-control already? Some advice from Texas researchers about to keep your motivation battery running. Those stories and a whole lot more on todays Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: February 15, 2017

President Trump calls it nonsense but the New York Times says Trump’s aides and close associates were in constant contact with Russian intelligence, before the election. Also day 27 of the Trump administration. We’ll break down the latest developments with a Texan who served on the National Security Council. Plus, a group of former US Ambassadors to Mexico ask the president to change his tone with our neighbor to the south. The foster care system is dysfunctional but what’s it’s like inside the system? We’ll hear from a young person who lived through it. And the forgotten african-american cowboys of Texas, saddle up, it’s Texas standard time:

Texas Standard: November 3, 2016

The republican presidential nominee says Tuesday will be another Brexit moment. Are there really holes in the polls? We’ll explore. Also, doing more with less? A new study on early education cuts provides serious pushback. Plus Texas researchers say one’s own fat may be where its at when it comes to treating knee pain, we’ll hear why. And if you think this campaign season looks odd imagine a reporter overseas parachuting into the the thick of it. Notes from a German correspondent covering Texas. Also, a Lone Star staple flourishes in France. Pro tip: when in Paris, don’t call it a barbecue joint. All that and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: February 8, 2016

As the US celebrated the big game, North Korea staged a surprise missile launch. Are America’s eyes on the right ball? Also, Victory tomorrow in the Granite State may be important but it pales in comparison to what’s up for grabs in Texas. We’ll hear how the democrats are chasing Texas delegates. And explosions, fires melting roadways, accidental deaths—6000 miles of unregulated pipelines have some asking why so little scrutiny? From Ebola to Zika: what makes Dallas ground zero for US cases? Those stories and lots more on todays Texas Standard: