Texas Standard For October 23, 2017

Today marks the start of early voting across Texas. But for what? Never fear, we’ll have real-world explanations of what’s on the statewide ballot. Grab a pencil and a piece of paper and play along as we decide how we’re gonna cast our ballots in the constitutional contests now officially underway. And: Texas may be one of the top states for executions, but it also leads in exonerations. There’s a price the state is paying for wrongful convictions. Also: The most powerful supercomputer at any university in the U.S. is in Texas. And it’s about to become one of the nation’s fastest too. So why are they planning for its replacement already? Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardOctober 23, 2017 11:33 am