Texas Standard for August 18, 2016

In a year of deadly storms and torrential downpours, one South Texas sheriff is wishing for a hurricane. We’ll explore his radical call for relief near the border. Also: He’s accused of being a deserter, but new evidence suggests Bowe Bergdahl wanted to be something else – a Russian mafia hitman. We’ll learn the latest on the eve of a potential turning point in his case. Plus: If it’s good enough for kids, why not for schools? A plan to give Texas educators grades of A to F. And: When it comes to the unofficial state entree, one town is crowned as most improved. We’ll taco all about that and much more, on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 18, 2016 11:18 am