Central Texas top stories for November 13, 2023. Ceasefire march. Vigil for Austin SWAT officer. Christopher Taylor jury deliberations. Downtown Salvation Army shelter. Texas Workforce Commission federal grant. Kyle firefighter classes. Cool season crops. Texas college football update.
Central Texas top stories for April 12, 2023. Texas House approves medical marijuana changes. Salvation Army closing Downtown Austin facility this week. Central Health CEO stepping down. Georgetown ISD names interim superintendent. Moontower Comedy Festival begins. Austin summer pools plan.
Calls for justice in Ciudad Juárez after dozen of migrants die in a fire at a detention facility. New details emerge about what happened just across the border from El Paso on Monday night.
Texas school districts banned hundreds of books last year. Now, the Legislature is looking to create standards that could pull even more books off the shelves.
Research increasingly shows that “forever chemicals” are making their way into our environment – especially in Texas, where they’re used in oil and gas extraction.
Plus an update from commentator W.F. Strong and a climate referendum in El Paso.
Twas the weekend of Christmas and all thru the state, the challenge of homelessness would not abate. Pregnant and homeless… how much room for compassion, with resources already stretched thin. Also one year ago a twisters ripped thru North Texas. Today, a return to ground zero to re-explore the ongoing efforts to rebuild a sense of community. And a few years ago, he wrote a song that said a little too much about holiday gatherings…and to his surprise it became a Texas classic. A conversation with Robert Earle Keene about christmas with the fam-o-leee. All that and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard: