Texas Standard for July 12, 2016

The nation mourns for Dallas, as President Obama travels to North Texas to remember five police officers. And bending the President’s ear: A U.S. representative from Dallas and what she has to say to the President – and what she wants her colleagues in Washington to know. Also: Events begin to ramp up for the Grand Old Party’s convention in Cleveland, but not everyone is celebrating. Plus: Tens of thousands of precious Texas artifacts have been removed from the Alamo. Here’s where they’re going and why. And: Bats might be useful allies in the fight against Zika, but don’t count on them to eradicate it. We’ll explain. Those stories and lots more, today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 12, 2016 11:14 am