Texas Standard for December 27, 2016

Another Texan could be headed to Washington. Why it looks like the next Secretary of Agriculture could be from the Lone Star State. And: There may be more locally-acquired Zika cases in Texas than have been reported so far. What we’re learning about the spread of the virus. Also: ‘Tis the season for returning gifts. Why taking items back is more common than ever. Plus: It used to take a quarter to call someone who cares. But do you even know what it costs to use a pay phone anymore? A look at one place in Texas where their use is as strong as ever. More: The long and forgotten history of the Texas Mutualista. Today: Why West Texas is getting a bad rap from Hollywood. Tune in, it’s Texas Standard time:

By Texas StandardDecember 27, 2016 12:22 pm