Texas Standard for August 17, 2016

11 people dead in Louisiana, the floodwaters now moving south and the national media somewhere else. A drought of concern? We’ll explore. Also: two years after the so-called surge of Central Americans crossing the Texas border, what we’re learning about a sweetheart billion dollar deal to lock them up. Plus: it’s true, big oil didn’t have major stakes in  the fracking boom, but now that oil prices have gone bust, guess who’s getting in the fracking business? All that and then some today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 17, 2016 11:23 am