Texas Standard For November 1, 2018

Along a major bridge in south Texas, welders putting barriers in place. We’ll get a first-hand look at steps being taken in an apparent effort to shut down the border. We’ll talk with a reporter from the McAllen Monitor about unprecedented work on a bridge spanning the Rio Grande and what it could mean in practical terms. And: The FDA green-lights what could be a life-saving new flu drug, even though the researcher behind it says it could have happened long ago. Why the wait? Think: money. Also: A deal by IBM turns the nation’s attention to Texas farms, and not the kind that grow crops either. All that and then some today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardNovember 1, 2018 12:28 pm