Texas Standard for July 11, 2017

Twenty items. There’s a lot for state lawmakers to do in a one-month special session. But with only a few days before it all starts, legislators are adding to their workload. We’ll have the lowdown. And: For many small Texas communities, Walmart is the biggest game in town. But what happens when the big box store shutters its doors? Today, a tale of two cities. Also:  When the Texas governor sent the guard to the border, he didn’t mean the Rio Grande. The Red River rivalry that almost became a literal war between the states. Why, if you’re a Texan, we bet you haven’t heard about it. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 11, 2017 11:54 am