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Almost 1 in 10 Texas hospitals at risk of closing

A new sort of crisis for Texas hospitals as experts warn one in ten statewide could close; one in four in rural Texas. We’ll have more on that story. Also, why the city of Uvalde is suing Uvalde county as investigations into the shooting at Robb Elementary continue. And the usual trajectory: high school then a bachelors degree, but what about both at the same time? A project to take early college in Texas to the next level. And after more than a hundred years in the dark, the return of a landmark beacon to the Texas Gulf Coast. Plus, the week in politics with the Texas Tribune. All this and more today on the Texas Standard:

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 23, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 23, 2022. Liberty Hill water restrictions. Ascension Seton nurses union. School bonds forum. District 5 candidate forum. Kyle sign removal. Texas State University record enrollment. UT football. UT volleyball.

KUT Morning Newscast for July 22, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 22, 2022. The Austin City Council passes a resolution decriminalizing abortion. Pflugerville ISD’s recruitment efforts for school bus drivers. The Uvalde CISD Board considers firing the district’s police chief. The City of Kyle tightens water restrictions. Tiff’s Treats employees file to hold a union election.

Texas Standard: April 5, 2022

Could what critics call Florida’s “don’t say gay” law be coming to Texas? The Texas Lt. Governor says it’s a top priority. Also, the end on an historic union lockout dubbed the “Battle of Beaumont”; what it says about organized labor in Texas. And, a collection of artifacts sheds new light on one of Texas’ most celebrated musicians. Those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Rawn James, Jr. (Ep. 31, 2021)

On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. examines the historical precedent of U.S. Presidents manipulating the Supreme Court with attorney Rawn James, Jr., former Assistant Attorney General  for the District of Columbia, and author of The Truman Court: Law and the Limits of Loyalty.