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December 8, 2016

Texas Standard: December 8, 2016

By: David Brown

He’s one of the most colorful figures in Texas politics, and published reports say he’s a major source of fake news. His explanation? That’s today on the Texas Standard.

A state of emergency: with child deaths and case mismanagement making headlines, the Governor announces action to protect the most vulnerable kids in foster care. We’ll hear the plan.

A Texas measles epidemic by 2018? A warning from a top pediatrician about the state as a battleground over mandatory childhood vaccinations.

And a stir in education circles over a plan to force schools to share information about a child’s sexual orientation with parents.