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September 23, 2015

Texas Standard: September 23, 2015

By: David Brown

Austin Tice is alive. His parents are convinced of it. Their mission: to convince others and win his release from Syrian captors. The backstory today on the Texas Standard.
On the federal bench only one in three are women…sexism in the courts? You be the judge. Also, our weeklong search for the cheapest gas in Texas, $1.69 so far. Don’t get too smug, East Texas, WF Strong’s seen better… lots better.
Bottled water, shiny cowboy pickups, and other signs of the apocalypse and the talk of Texas statewide- it’s gotta be Texas Standard time.


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