Texas Standard For May 13, 2019

The clock is winding down on the Texas legislative session. But there’s a lot left to be done. We’ll have the latest on what affects you from under the dome. And: The big business of toy guns. So realistic, police can’t tell the difference. And that’s had deadly consequences. Also: If you take the back roads through rural parts of Texas, you’ll see towns dotted with dance halls. Many have been shuttered or lost to time, but there’s a renewed effort to get them swinging again. Plus: Efforts to highlight and reframe the story of the Alamo keep bumping up against other important parts of Texas history. We’ll have the latest on that and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMay 13, 2019 7:08 am