Texas Standard for July 3, 2015

Stepped up awareness of possible threats this July 4th weekend – just how serious are security concerns? Also: Nearly $800 million is coming to Texas, in compensation for the worst oil disaster in history. But how’s that cash going to be used – and who’s minding the money? And: A safety net for shale drillers is set to expire. A warning about the economic implications. Plus: NPR’s John Burnett previews his series on a corruption crackdown in South Texas, the week in politics, your holiday must do list and lots, lots more.

July 3, 2015 10:32 am