Wade Goodwyn http://tpr.org en Airlines Cancel Service To Israel Amid Heightened Aviation Safety Concerns http://tpr.org/post/airlines-cancel-service-israel-amid-heightened-aviation-safety-concerns A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:45:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 35542 at http://tpr.org An American Radio Station That's Saying 'Jambo' To Kenyans http://tpr.org/post/american-radio-station-thats-saying-jambo-kenyans There are about 100,000 people born in Kenya who are now living in America. Over the last 50 years, there's been a growing number of Kenyans immigrating to America. In fact, the number is doubling.<p>They live in clusters in Boston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Dallas and in parts of the West Coast. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:59:54 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 35394 at http://tpr.org An American Radio Station That's Saying 'Jambo' To Kenyans Showdown At The UT Corral http://tpr.org/post/showdown-ut-corral Like any ugly, long-running confrontation between a husband and wife or next-door neighbors — or between anybody, really — it's hard to know exactly<em> </em>when the dispute between University of Texas President Bill Powers and Texas GOP Gov. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:59:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 35066 at http://tpr.org Showdown At The UT Corral Will Texas GOP Candidate's Actions On Chemicals Prove Toxic? http://tpr.org/post/will-texas-gop-candidates-actions-chemicals-prove-toxic Texas Republican Greg Abbott, who's been cruising toward easy victory in the governor's race against Democrat Wendy Davis, is making some campaign news this week — and not the good kind.<p>His actions and comments have brought his relationship to the state's chemical industry under scrutiny.<p>The trouble began with a report last month from Dallas-Fort Worth television station WFAA that revealed the state of Texas — at the direction of Attorney General Abbott — had quietly begun blocking access to reporters and the general public about just what chemicals were being handled and stored in the s Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 34459 at http://tpr.org In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says http://tpr.org/post/whats-matter-wendy-davis In an interview with <em>All Things Considered</em>, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, declined to rule out coordination with Iran and Iranian-backed forces in Iraq. Dempsey also told NPR that one option in Iraq might involve U.S. air assets going after "high-value" individuals within the main Sunni insurgent group.<p>"One of the things we need to find out is whether Iran is embedded in and advising and supporting the Iraqi security forces," Dempsey said. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:22:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 34172 at http://tpr.org In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says After Isolation, Bergdahl Likely Faces A Long Recovery http://tpr.org/post/after-isolation-bergdahl-lilkely-faces-long-recovery Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. And I'm Scott Simon. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has returned to the United States. He's at the Brooke Army Medical Hospital in San Antonio, Texas as new details of his imprisonment by the Taliban continue to emerge. Fox News is reporting that Sergeant Bergdahl spent the last two years in solitary confinement. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:04:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 33405 at http://tpr.org As Bergdahl Touches Down In Texas, Reintegration Begins http://tpr.org/post/bergdahl-touches-down-texas-reintegration-begins Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in the U.S. The former Taliban prisoner is now undergoing treatment at an Army hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:11:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 33373 at http://tpr.org Will Rick Perry Take Another Swing At The Presidency? http://tpr.org/post/will-rick-perry-take-another-swing-presidency At the Republican State Convention in Fort Worth on Thursday, Texas GOP Gov. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:25:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 33017 at http://tpr.org Will Rick Perry Take Another Swing At The Presidency? 'Open Carry' Gun Laws Spark Texas Backlash http://tpr.org/post/open-carry-gun-laws-spark-texas-backlash Last week, not long after a lone gunman's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/24/315425094/shooting-near-uc-santa-barbara-leaves-3-dead">rampage in California</a>, Texas witnessed an unnerving series of demonstrations.<p>Groups of young men, armed with tactical long rifles slung across their backs, began showing up at restaurants like Chili's and Chipotle, Sonic and Jack in the Box, to mention a few, as part of their response to another anguished gun control conversation.<p>The fast-food-while-heavily-armed political protests — "You want some chili fries with your AK-47?" — di Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:22:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 32914 at http://tpr.org 'Open Carry' Gun Laws Spark Texas Backlash Texas Takes A Hard Right Turn http://tpr.org/post/texas-takes-hard-right-turn The headline in the <em>Dallas Morning News</em> summed it up nicely: "Tea For Texas."<p>While the political news around the country has generally been how the Republican establishment has triumphantly held off Tea Party challengers, in Texas Tuesday it was the opposite.<p>David Dewhurst is a prime example of<strong> </strong>what happened. For more than a decade, all Lt. Gov. Thu, 29 May 2014 20:23:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 32544 at http://tpr.org Texas Takes A Hard Right Turn