Texas Standard For February 14, 2018

Nine Democrats are on the primary ballot for Texas governor. We’ll introduce you to a handful of those hoping to replace Greg Abbott. And: A new study reveals that Texans are some of the worst in the country when it comes to voter turnout. We’ll try to answer why. Also: The flu season isn’t over yet but Texas schools hope the worst of it is gone. We’ll check in with a superintendent who shut down his district because of the flu. Also: The official shape of February must be the heart: unraveling the mysteries this organ still presents to doctors. Plus: Understanding the all-female species of fish named for the amazon that lives only on the Texas-Mexico border. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardFebruary 14, 2018 11:24 am