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February 24, 2015

February 24, 2015

By: David Brown

Unsubstantiated shootings and allegations of excessive force–now a test begins to police the border patrol. Plus, a company turning the field of foster care into a cash cow. Also, anti-feminist, anti-freedom, anti-modern, pro-beheadings-what could make a paternalistic death cult attractive to teenage girls? And, closer to home, the return of Billy the Kid-notorious outlaw-think again. All this, and much more, on today’s episode of the Standard.


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Migrants’ arrival at Eagle Pass underscores Biden’s challenge on immigration

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Suburban school districts revolt against ‘recapture’ funding

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September 20, 2023

San Antonio ISD could close as many as 17 schools

San Antonio ISD could close nearly one-fifth of its schools as it deals with aging buildings and falling enrollment. But it’s not just San Antonio – this reflects a larger challenge facing many school districts across Texas. A mystery at the Tarrant County Appraisal District has led to an office shake-up that may leave some […]