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June 13, 2018

Texas Standard: June 13, 2018

By: David Brown

A Texas-based company wins approval for a deal that could remake media as we know it. What does it mean for Texas? More on the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

A plan to provide armed marshals at Texas public schools. Will it help prevent more school schootings like the one at Santa Fe High School?

Also, from College Station to Los Alamos: what Texas A&M brings to the table as it wins a contract to help at the nation’s oldest and biggest nuclear research facility.

And the President’s claim that the Coast Guard rescued looky-loos in the gulf during Hurricane Harvey. A politifact check and a whole lot more.


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What’s the connection between credit card fees and Texas? It’s a question at the heart of a case that could affect consumers nationwide.In Texas’ energy mix, gas and oil are giving way to more and more alternate sources: think wind, solar and small-scale nuclear – and many of the projects are run by veterans of […]

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Texas Extra: A step-by-step guide of what to expect during the total solar eclipse

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March 29, 2024

Inside the international friendly match between El Paso Locomotive FC and Juárez FC

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March 28, 2024

They’re worked like dogs – but for these canines, farm rustling is the life

The Department of Education launched a renewed version of the FAFSA financial aid form at the end of last year, and the late rollout has caused major issues for applicants and colleges.Cattle in the Panhandle got sick last week, their milk suddenly turning thick and discolored, after coming down with avian flu.Many Texans hold jobs […]

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March 27, 2024

Texas Extra: Adventures and misadventures of a cinematic life

Carolyn Pfeiffer literally wrote a book, “Chasing the Panther,” about her life and, as she puts it, her “adventures and misadventures” in the worlds of cinema and music and so much more. This extended version of her story includes her time in 1950s New York City, a wild hair story involving Fellini’s “8 1/2” and […]

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What’s next for Ken Paxton?

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March 26, 2024

An Indigenous perspective on the solar eclipse from a traditional healer

In a long-running securities fraud case against Ken Paxton, a deal has been reached that will let the attorney general avoid trial or an admission of guilt.The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today in what could be the most important case on reproductive rights since the Dobbs decision, this time on access to […]

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March 25, 2024

Introducing Rhizome, Laredo’s unique art project and community collaboration

The Texas Medical Board has offered a wide definition of emergency medical exemptions to the state’s strict ban on abortion.Health care is also at the center of a massive cyberattack that’s been crippling insurance payments, but consumer information is very likely involved.Police high-speed chases can be extremely dangerous for the general public, not just the […]

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