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Texas Standard: April 29, 2016

Prison populations are up and so are tensions as a guard shortage presses dietitians into security positions. The story of a stopgap today on the Texas Standard

A predawn knock on the door- the police enter guns drawn- and the alleged perp hauled away in handcuffs. The crime: unpaid student debt. Why these raids seem to be happening in Texas and nowhere else.

Also, drafted to fight a war many didn’t believe in. Four decades on, how do they remember Vietnam?

As women close a gender gap in medical research, there’s a new yawning chasm: who gets the credit.

Today on the Texas Standard