Texas Standard for June 30, 2016

How hot is it? In a Texas prison, it’s hot enough to kill, and there’s reason to doubt it’ll change anytime soon. Plus: At least 28 cases of flesh eating bacteria confirmed in Texas. Is it safe to go to the Gulf, or a case of media hype? And: One unintended consequence of the Texas border surge? More troopers who identify as Hispanic. The latest in the changing of the guard. Also: You’ve heard about the petroleum reserve but why do we need a helium reserve, and why in Texas? And: What’s behind the two sinkholes in Wink. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJune 30, 2016 11:33 am