Central Texas top stories for May 22, 2023. AISD and UT team up to train STEM teachers. Old education buildings in Austin rebuilt and reused. Housing bills in the state Senate.
Central Texas top stories for July 28, 2022. Wildfires in Central Texas. Jacob’s Well flow stops. Point in time counts resuming. San Marcos marijuana decriminalization. MoveOutATX begins. PanAm Park renaming postponed. Gas prices. 183 flyover closure.
Despite big spending by the candidates in Texas including rally’s, robo calls and door to door canvassing, many Texas democrats say they’re still not sure who’ll they’ll vote for tomorrow. We’ll hear how they’re doing the political math. Plus, fear fueling a major price drop in a clash between the Texas energy industry and the coronavirus. All of that and then some today on the Texas Standard:
U.S. Soldiers coming home, but what are they leaving behind? We’ll have a closer look at the decision to get U.S. troops out of northern Syria and why that matters. Also, China calls foul: how Houston found itself at the center of an international incident over Hong Kong. And word from Corpus Christi that the Selena festival is being cancelled in her hometown. Plus the first Latina to create produce write and star in her own sitcom tells her story of coming of age in the Rio Grande Valley, she calls it her mixtape memoir. All of that and then some today on the Texas Standard:
You can’t not notice the trees that line the paths on Austin’s many hike and bike trails. But have you ever noticed a fair amount of them are numbered?
The city bought this property 8 years ago, but since then, it’s just been vacant.
Leaks at the White House are nothing new. Every president’s dealt with information getting out they’d rather not disclose, we’ll have the latest. Plus the Farm Bill: it’s a massive piece of legislation that guides the nation’s food and agricultural supply. And a Texan will be tasked with helping a new version pass in 2018. Plus today’s rain across many parts of the state is highlighting the flooding challenges facing Houston – and the many flood-related deaths. And Texas has yet another tropical disease making a comeback in parts of the state. The source of a rise in cases of typhus. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:
A new transgender ban for the US Military? A presidential proclamation on social media this morning sparks a scramble for answers, we’ll explore. Also, the mayor of Corpus Christi tells us he’s got a question for the man he voted to be governor: why the assault on cities? We’ll talk to mayor Joe mcComb as he and more than a dozen of his mayoral colleagues from across the state get ready to meet with Governor Abbott. Plus, file under not fake news: is Snopes, the original fact checking site of the world wide web, in danger of going dark? And what do Texas cities sound like? Our commentator on the greatest songs about Texas towns and a whole lot more, today on the Texas Standard: