Texas Standard for November 23, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, a federal court in Texas puts the brakes on a law expanding overtime to millions of workers. And: You’ve heard about the protests in the Dakotas, but what about the science? Are the pipelines really that much of a threat to the water? We’ll explore. Also: Deadlier than the top forms of cancer combined – efforts underway to reduce the number of medical mistakes. Plus: A prominent politician says that in Texas, more money is spent keeping a person in prison than in educating a student. Is that a fact? Extra: Planning a camping trip out in west Texas? Just so you know: the Big Bend bears are back. All that and more on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardNovember 23, 2016 11:39 am