Texas Standard for February 17, 2016

Fallout continues over a racist incident at Texas A&M; a Texas Senator now calling the college students involved “gang members.” And: Private prisons in Texas could now be licensed as a type of child care facility. We’ll unpack the details. Plus: Does an uptick in sales at brick-and-mortar bookstores indicate a turnaround in the trend toward e-books? Also: We’ll introduce you to a Texas author who’s profile is about to rise, and we’ll hear why East Texas is the only place he’s interested in calling home. That and more on Wednesday’s Texas Standard:


By Texas StandardFebruary 17, 2016 12:10 pm