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Texas Standard: December 29, 2017

An ongoing election recount issue in Virginia has a Texas tie. Why the state thought they had a fool-proof way of counting ballots in the wake of Bush v. Gore. Plus, thinking of changing careers in the New Year? Or taking steps to do so? We’ll lay out which industries across the state are likely to have the biggest needs. And we’ll introduce you to a new group of superheroes and, later, the candidates for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. We’ll also get a call from the future -sort of- thanks to a former Texan whose back “home” in Australia. And Fridays mean the Typewriter Rodeo and a wrap of the biggest stories in Texas politics, today on the Standard:

Texas Standard: April 3, 2017

In red state Texas, is Senator Ted Cruz concerned about a challenge from a Democrat? You Beto believe it. We’ll explore. Also a listener asks whether in Texas politics, it’s possible for one ordinary person to make a difference? Our correspondent answers with not one but five suggestions. And the Keystone pipeline gets the green light but why would Mexico be worried about that? So a few extra pounds or more, diet? No live it. Research shows America’s surrendering the battle of the bulge. And Fort Worth: film capitol of Texas? A lone star director shoots for the moon. All that and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard: