Texas Standard for May 5, 2017

Repeal and replace? Republicans are halfway there. Next stop, the Senate. Who’ll pay the price, literally and politically? And: In a state notorious for its use of the death penalty, a convicted killer is removed from death row. We’ll hear why, and what it means for capital punishment in Texas and beyond.  Also: Fidgety kids? Some experts are recommending little hand held gadgets called spinners to help with focus. But some teachers say it’s a fad that’s gone too far. We’ll hear more. Plus: You remember Waylon and Willie, right? Now Waylon’s better half breaks her silence: Jessi Colter on life as a musical outlaw. All of that and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMay 5, 2017 11:28 am