Texas Standard For January 2, 2019
More migrants sprayed with tear gas as money for a border wall remains at the center of the government shutdown. We’ll have the latest. And: The measure to allow Texans to donate to address the huge backlog of untested rape kits passed with bipartisan support. But now, it’s reached a real-world roadblock. Also: Many who live in the Big Bend area have spent their whole lives there, except for their last days. The challenge of access to hospice care. Plus: Debunking myths about mental health, the country band bringing two Texas towns together, and what an onion says about this year’s forecast. It’s all coming up on the Texas Standard.