Texas Standard For October 17, 2018

Beto O’Rourke borrows from President Donald Trump, coming out swinging in what may be his final debate against Ted Cruz – we’ll have analysis and more. Also: the alleged slaying of a journalist by the Saudi government, and given the ties that bind the Saudis to Houston, what could the crisis add up to for Texas? And: the country’s first robot brothel is getting pushback in Houston. What does the fight add up to? Florian Martin does the numbers. Also: the latest on historic flooding in the Hill Country, and commentator W.F. Strong on the extreme highs and lows of one of the most dangerous jobs in the Lone Star State. All of that and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardOctober 17, 2018 12:22 pm