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Texas Standard: September 23, 2021

It’s been a long haul for Texans struggling with the pandemic, but for some it may be an even longer haul. We’ll look at what Texas doctors are doing to help. Other stories were following, climate change: now called the number one cause of weather related death in the country. But not all communities are feeling the heat the same. We’ll hear about what are called urban heat islands. And how China has helped make Texas prime real estate for Bitcoin miners. Also the story behind the country’s first bilingual kids TV show, launched some 5 decades ago in Texas. Plus a conversation with the man called the Charles Kuralt of the Lone Star State and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: June 4, 2018

After sexual abuse and other scandals, the agency that oversees juvenile justice in Texas puts out a plan for a major overhaul. But will it be enough? We’ll have details. Also, the highest court in in the state takes a step that effectively forces Texas to reveal something it doesn’t want to: the name of the company that supplies its execution drug. Why the fight, and why isn’t the court buying Texas’s explanation for keeping silent? And after pushback from physicians, the state’s largest health insurer says it will now delay plans to second guess emergency room visits. Plus after countless failed attempts to deal with feral hogs, yet another plan, inspired by bacon. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: June 9, 2017

Obstruction of Justice? Vindication for the President? What did Texans hear in yesterday’s testimony on Capitol Hill? We’ll be listening. Also, on the eve of voting in 3 tight mayoral races, low turnout means all three could be decided by a relative handful of ballots. Will your vote make the difference? We’re checking in with reporters across the state. Plus, obscured by the avalanche of news yesterday, what appears to be a breakthrough treatment for all kinds of cancers, we’ll hear about it. And he’s launched a space company, a solar energy business, a car company and more. But after years of trying, there’s one nut Elon Musk can’t quite crack…and Texans may be paying the price. We’ll explore. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: February 13, 2017

Texas on ICE: for weeks they were unconfirmed reports, now evidence of immigration sweeps across Texas and 10 other states, we’ll have the latest. Also: mind the gap. Who’s gonna fill the hole between two competing spending plans, for Texas and what does it mean in real terms? And a price bubble in the middle of the Texas desert, set to pop? Plus how do you write about a war when the final chapter is far from over? Veterans of the War on Terror offer a rare insiders view. And a sweeping investigation of the state of human trafficking in the lone star state. All that and much more, today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 3, 2016

Across Texas, people are talking about taxes, and not necessarily those of a certain presidential candidate. We’ll explore the details. Also the face of immigration is changing, literally. Detentions along the southern border show an unexpected rise in the numbers of people neither from Mexico or Central America. We’ll hear who they are, and what’s driving the change. Also, you’ve heard of working yourself to death? That became all too real for a for a Texas twenty something, who’s now urging other go-getters to check their ambitions. Plus: is a key piece of safety equipment a threat to high school football? Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: February 12, 2016

What if you planned a sex expo and the city turned off the lights? The ties that might bind Dallas…constitutionally speaking… Order in the court, and by order I mean where’s that suit, son? A Houston judge and the tirade that has the Justice Department steaming. Also The doctor, the druggist, and the Texas law that’s supposed to stop kickbacks between the two. How big a problem is it, really? And the larger than life Texas politician Texans may have forgotten too soon…and why that might be a bad thing for good government. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard: