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May 30, 2022

Texas Standard: May 30, 2022

By: Laura Rice

We’re revisiting a special program: “Overlooked No More: How Asian Texans Shape the State.” We’ll begin with a brand-new conversation examining the growth of Asian communities in Texas and their voting power. And we’ll travel back to the 1870’s, the time the U.S. Census first counted people from China. Plus we’ll meet a group of Chinese people who made their home in Texas via Mexico.
Then we’ll stay on the border where a vibrant Filipino community settled. We’ll also ask whether it’s time to re-evaluate the holidays we give students off in the school calendar. And we’ll enjoy a little K-pop and explore its ties to activism. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:


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October 3, 2022

Texas Standard: October 3, 2022

We’ll take a look back at the top talking points in the gubernatorial debate between Greg Abbott and Beto O’Rourke Friday night, and whether it will have any impact come November. Plus an AP investigation finds disarray and dysfunction in the Texas Attorney General’s office. We’ll hear details. Also concerns by some Texas doctors that […]

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September 30, 2022

Texas Standard: September 30, 2022

The first and so far only gubernatorial debate in Texas set for tonight. Greg Abbott the incumbent republican and democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke square off tonight in the Rio Grande Valley. Sergio Martínez-Beltrán of the Texas newsroom with what to look for. Also despite democrats’ high hopes, Alex Samuels of the 538 writes for democrats […]

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September 29, 2022

Texas Standard: September 29, 2022

The push among some republicans for Greg Abbott to declare an invasion at the southern border with Mexico. We’ll have the latest. Also, Texas #1 again: this time for toxic waste in water. Details of a new environmental report. Plus long COVID-19 has made so many Texans so sick, they can’t return to work. We […]

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