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Texas Standard: November 2, 2016

A Texas politician tweets an obscene characterization of a political opponent. A mere slip of the twit, or a larger problem? We’ll explore. Also as the nation focuses on Presidential politics, another race with huge implications for our own backyard is getting precious little attention…perhaps because no one cares about railroads anymore. We’ll explain why that could be a political train wreck unto itself. And after an ugly racial incident at Texas A&M why some Aggies won’t take ‘let it go’ for an answer. And in the 60’s having a golf course in your subdivision signaled upscale. Why the mark of suburban bliss may soon be the Texas lagoon. Grab your towel and transistor radio, it’s Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 13, 2016

A bonafide job engine, lifting the rest of the nation from recession, boosters have dubbed it the Texas miracle. But now miracle whiplash? A long running case that’s come to symbolize the strength of Texas ethics laws, or the lack thereof, could well reach a climax today. We’ll have the backstory. Also why a Texas superintendent says his students have been denied 5 years of education and why he’s blaming state education officials. Plus- taking note of the warnings? Samsung may have given up on their combustible phone, but its hardest core fans appear willing to down with the chip. We’ll hear why. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard: