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August 16, 2016

Texas Standard: August 16, 2016

By: David Brown

Texas politicians have to disclose how they’re spending on campaigns unless they’ve bought a campaign in a box. The lid comes off today we’ll explore. Plus more than just the facts: new research shows how race and social media combine to shape perceptions of events like the recent Dallas police shooting. Also, a beer battle coming to a head…why Texas craft brews are battling the big dogs in court. And dig this: 7 very famous skeletons and how their celebrity tells us about much more than the distant past. And a personal journey from the Bayou city to the executive mansion, takes center stage. Those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:


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