Texas Standard: January 17, 2018

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The big freeze—it’s not just a buzzphrase for Texans right now as congress is stuck over DACA and the threat of a government shutdown. The search for a thaw today on the Standard

The Trump Department of Justice asks the Supreme Court to intervene over a California judge’s order to keep DACA going. We’ll hear why that judge’s move has become a controversy in legal circles.

Also Governor Abbott’s opening volley in his reelection bid: property taxes.

And a solution for Texas schoolkids living in poverty: weekday boarding?

Also after a false alarm in Hawaii–parents talking about apocalypse with their children.

And what’s the key to keeping your car from getting stolen? A politifact-check and more today on the Texas Standard.

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