Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

Fallout From Grand Jury Decision Energizes Abortion Rights Opponents

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Abortion rights opponents want the district attorney in Houston to resign and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to appoint a special prosecutor to again investigate and indict Planned Parenthood in Houston.


Texas Tries To Repair Damage Wreaked Upon Family Planning Clinics

Thursday, January 28, 2016

When Texas passed laws designed to shut down Planned Parenthood clinics, it slashed the state's family planning budget. Of the 82 clinics that closed, only a third were Planned Parenthood.


Grand Jury Indicts Anti-Abortion Activists Who Made Undercover Videos

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

A Texas grand jury decided not to indict Planned Parenthood on charges of selling embryos for research — and has decided instead to indict 2 people who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood executives.


Grand Jury Indicts Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Planned Parenthood Videos

Monday, January 25, 2016

A grand jury indicted two activists and cleared a Houston, Texas, Planned Parenthood clinic in a possible misconduct case. The two activists covertly recorded conversations regarding fetal tissue.


Foundation In Austin, Texas, Subsidizes Mental Health Care For Musicians

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Musicians who are dealing with mental health and substance abuse problems in Austin, Texas, can get help from an organization there that provides reduced cost care --basically whatever the musicians can afford to pay-- from cooperating doctors and therapists.


As His Moderate Rivals Are 'Ripping Each Other Apart,' Ted Cruz Sees An In

Thursday, November 12, 2015

"The moderates are acting like conservatives usually do," Cruz told NPR. The Texas senator is positioning himself to capture supporters from Donald Trump or Ben Carson, should they falter.


In Conservative Town, Faith-Based Group Tackles Minimum Wage Hike

Monday, November 09, 2015

Texas has no state-mandated minimum wage and forbids cities or counties to pass their own. But a group of religious activists in San Antonio is making headway on a living wage for city employees.


Ted Cruz Lying In Wait For His Next Moment

Saturday, November 07, 2015

The freshman senator from Texas is biding his time, hoping to ascend like another freshman senator did to the presidency two elections ago. NPR's Wade Goodwyn focuses on Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign.


Prairie View, Texas, Reflects On History Of Racism After Police Incidents

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Prairie View, Texas, has seen a couple of racially charged incidents involving law enforcement recently. The arrest and later death of Sandra Bland in police custody gained national a...


The Very Strange Case Of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The Army's investigation produced a wealth of new information on why Bergdahl walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009. The major general who led the inquiry recommended against a prison sentence.


The Fate Of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Now In The Hands Of His Superiors

Saturday, September 19, 2015

The preliminary hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is over. It is now up to the proceeding's presiding officer to make a recommendation on whether to court-martial the soldier for desertion.


Chief Investigator Says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Shouldn't Be Sent To Prison

Friday, September 18, 2015

The chief investigator into the actions of Army Sgt. Bergdahl testified Friday that Bergdahl was not a cowardly deserter, but he left his unit to draw attention to the platoon's poor leadership.


Hearing To Decide If Court-Martial Is Warranted For Bowe Bergdahl

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl watched as Army prosecutors ask a judge to move ahead with court martial proceedings. Bergdahl went missing from his base in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban.


Army To Open A Hearing On Former Taliban Prisoner, An Accused Deserter

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Officials begin proceedings Thursday on whether to court-martial Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He is charged with deserting his post in eastern Afghanistan and misbehavior before the enemy.


At Massive Dallas Rally, Trump's Speech Lacks Policy

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Donald Trump addressed a crowd of thousands at the American Airlines Center in Dallas Monday. He spoke mostly about himself but also addressed illegal immigration, which drew a thunderous reaction.


In Texas, It May Have All Come Too Easily For Rick Perry

Saturday, September 12, 2015

As Texas became more Republican, Perry, the state's longest-serving governor, never had to work out the political muscles that could have helped him in a presidential run.


So Many Sports, So Little Time: Texas High School Athletes Opt Out Of Football

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In Texas, fewer high school boys are playing football. And while there may be some concern about head injuries, one young athlete says the trend has more to do with demands on his time.


After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental Illness

Friday, August 28, 2015

Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.


Rick Perry's Loss Is Ted Cruz's Gain

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Not even Texas is solidly behind former Gov. Rick Perry this year. Sen. Ted Cruz and other presidential candidates are successfully drilling in Texas for gushers of campaign contributions.


One Of The Nation's Biggest Urban Forests Isn't Where You'd Expect

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Running all the way through Dallas is a 6,000-acre stretch of massive oaks, bubbling springs and broad meadows. But the river running through it has many of the issues faced by other urban waterways.