From Texas Standard:

Thousands of migrants continue to pour into Europe daily. Most are headed for Germany; the country leads the European Union in the number of migrants and refugees it has resettled.

From Texas Standard: In Olney, Texas, a family earns $227,709 — but they also receive taxpayer subsidies for rent. A new federal Department of Housing and Urban Development audit finds that 41 percent of families in public housing are making $10,000 more than the income cap.

From Texas Standard:

There is an execution scheduled for Wednesday in Oklahoma – but Texas is tied to the case.

According to a court filing, the lawyer for an Oklahoma death row inmate is claiming that his client shouldn't have to use an alternative to pentobarbital, one of the chemicals in the lethal injection cocktail. The filing argues that Texas is compounding its own pentobarbital and has sold the lethal injection drug to at least one other death penalty state: Virginia.

When Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth was shot and killed in August, a local sheriff blamed the Black Lives Matter movement for the murder.

There’s no evidence that the African-American shooter was involved with Black Lives Matter. But the accusation sparked a change in some of the dialogue about the Black Lives Matters movement.

NPR’s Wade Goodwyn has the story for Here & Now.


David Martin Davies

Four years ago the Texas legislature recognized that concussions in High School football had become ab epidemic and needed to be addressed.  That’s when HB 2038 was was passed and signed into law. That put in place the “Return to Play” protocol. It requires a doctor’s approval for a player to return to the field following a concussion.  But did the law do any good?