Texas Standard for April 1, 2016

Researchers announce preliminary findings on the Zika virus, as Texas takes steps to protect itself. Also, judging by the background checks, firearm purchases in Texas are close to setting new records – what’s behind the call to arms? NPR’s John Burnett joins us to talk about it. Also, nearly 80,000 people will gather in Arlington this weekend for a spectacle that may be more theatre than sport. What’s more texan than pro wrestling? You may be surprised by its ties to football. Plus our weekly roundup of all things politics and much more. Check your watch, it’s Texas Standard time:

By Texas StandardApril 1, 2016 11:31 am|