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Texas Standard: October 24, 2019

A former Texas governor makes his first public comments on his role in the issue at the center of the impeachment investigation. We’ll have more of Rick Perry and the growing scandal surrpundo9ng President Trump. Plus, more fallout from the so-called Bonnen tape: what’s behind the animus between state GOP lawmakers and local government in Texas? And is it really possible to be addicted to video games? The World Health Organization weighs in, and so does our tech expert Omar Gallaga. Those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: February 27, 2019

Texas has a savings account soon to reach 15 Billion dollars. When it comes to spending it, there’s a surplus of ideas, and a deficit of agreement. We’ll take a look at what this adds up to. Also, a long cool dip into the Texas rainy day fund, or should we leave it untouched? We’ll consider the options. And a degree in Video Games? The University of Texas isn’t playing around. We’ll hear about the new frontier in higher education. Plus preserving an important part of Texas history: the freedom colonies. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: September 6, 2016

Wags have wondered when Texas politics might finally turn purple. Fresh signs we might be closing in on grape season, we’ll have the details. Plus talk about guns on campus but is anyone listening anymore? Plus health officials say many early deaths in Texas are preventable, or would be if not for a major missing link: the data. What needs to be done to fill in the blanks. And the president tries to reassure pacific leaders on a controversial trade deal, but how reassured do you feel? Plus summer, the joke’s on you: now’s the season for serious readers. All that and then some today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 30, 2015

Shots fired at a restaurant, bikers run for cover- finally some real pictures of what happened in Waco and what they tell us. Plus is Ali Ben Katif qualified to lead Sudan? Don’t feel bad if you don’t know the answer, because there is no such person- but there just might be something called a gotcha question. We’ll explore. Also a major Texas industry with a beef against the World Health Organization, the week in politcs and lots of other scary stuff..and perhaps some treats along the way. It’s Texas Standard time: