Texas Standard for October 28, 2016

A switch in time saved nine. If Ted Cruz holds his ground, what might save a nine-person Supreme Court today? That story coming up on the Texas Standard. And: It may sound strange with record numbers voting early, but history tells us, Texas ranks near the bottom when it comes to voter turnout. Why? we’ll explore. Also: The big shakeup for border patrol. NPR’s John Burnett previews an in-depth report on a cultural shift for the federal government’s biggest law enforcement agency. Plus: After Shamu, whither Sea World? Hint: more rollercoasters may not satisfy protesters. Don’t Forget: All that and the week in politics. Check your watches, it’s Texas Standard time:

By Texas StandardOctober 28, 2016 11:16 am