Texas Standard For August 21, 2018

Hubbub in Hub City: after the chancellor of Texas Tech resigns, questions grow along the lines of “was he pushed” and why. We’ll talk “regentgate”. And: Working and getting ripped off at the same time. After Harvey, a wave of workers come forward saying their wages were stolen. We’ll hear what’s being done to help and what isn’t. Also: Condition critical for rural hospitals in Texas closing or on the verge of doing so at an alarming rate. We’ll have details. Plus: A trial in Dallas for a police officer charged in the shooting death of an African-American teen: what the case might say about justice in similar incidents. And a lesson from a hurricane on how to save a species. All that and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 21, 2018 1:25 pm