Here are the stories on Texas Standard for Monday, Oct. 24, 2022:
As the Biden administration expels most Venezuelan migrants seeking asylum back into Mexico, the city of El Paso is ending its program of busing migrants to larger cities. El Paso Matters founder and CEO Bob Moore joins us with the story.
All this week, reporters across Texas are exploring the effects of disinformation on the 2022 midterms. The Texas Newsroom’s Sergio Martínez-Beltrán gets us started.
The lone Republican on the Dallas County Commissioners Court is facing a tough re-election. The district has traditionally been a GOP stronghold, but recent redistricting favored Democrats. KERA’s Bret Jaspers reports.
The Air Force is changing the way it trains pilots so they can better respond to unexpected situations. Texas Public Radio’s Carson Frame reports for the American Homefront Project.
One indicator of the strange economic times we’re in: the strength of the U.S. dollar. This summer, for the first time in more than two decades, the American dollar became stronger than the Euro – and the trend doesn’t stop there. MarketWatch reporter Viven Lou-Chen has more.
The country music industry is finally facing a reckoning with race, as a new generation of Black country artists and fans usher in a new dimension of sound and social consciousness. Author Francesca Royster documents the change and its importance in a new book: “Black Country Music: Listening for Revolutions.” We’ll talk to her today.
A new project spearheaded by The Texas Newsroom is asking the question: what do Latino voters want? For more on that, we’re joined by Ana Campbell, audience editor for the Texas Newsroom.
All this, plus the Texas Newsroom’s state roundup and Wells Dunbar with the Talk of Texas.