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Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

Texas Pit Masters Bask In Moment Of Barbecue Glory

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

When Dallas barbecue restaurant Pecan Lodge opened three years ago, there was no line of customers waiting to taste the brisket. But that all changed when Texas Monthly barbecue critic Daniel Vaughn rated the Pecan Lodge barbecue among the very best in the state.

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Democrats Want To Mess With Texas? GOP Says Not So Fast

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Democrats see opportunity in Texas' fast-growing Latino population. But the Republican Party is strong in Texas — very strong. Still, the GOP is split on how to handle the upcoming demographic changes: play to the base or try to recruit new Republicans?

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Texas Democrats Aim For A Bright Future

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Texas is a Republican stronghold and has been for years. But the Latino population is growing fast. And that provides Democrats with an opening.

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Fort Hood Trial Delayed; Suspect To Represent Himself

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

In another high-profile military trial, Maj. Nidal Hasan will be defending himself in the Fort Hood murders case. He's accused of murdering 13 people at the Texas Army post in 2009.

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Health Officials Decry Texas' Snubbing Of Medicaid Billions

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The state is turning down an estimated $100 billion in federal funds that would have paid for health care coverage for more than 1 million poor Texans. For Gov. Rick Perry and the state's Republican-dominated Legislature, the potential appearance of supporting "Obamacare" was too much.

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Okla. Officials Toss Around Storm Shelter Issue After Twister

Thursday, May 23, 2013

In Moore, Okla, officials are figuring out how to rebuild after Monday's deadly tornado. They are concerned about everything from threats to public health to hiring contractors to haul a big chunk of their town away. The schools in Moore that took direct hits from the tornado had no storm shelters.

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Okla. Tornado Survivors Try To Collect Lives After Storm

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

For some neighbors in Moore, Okla., the decision of taking cover away from home or sheltering in place made the difference between life and death.

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Death Toll Expected To Rise After Monster Twister In Okla.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., took a direct hit by a massive tornado Monday. Children from the school are among the dozens confirmed dead.

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Perry's Vision For University Of Texas Criticized

Thursday, May 09, 2013

There's a debate across the country over how well universities are preparing graduates for the real world, and whether colleges should operate more like businesses. That debate is particularly heated in Texas, where Gov. Rick Perry wants big changes at state colleges, including the flagship University of Texas.

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At NRA Convention, Dueling Narratives Displayed With Guns

Saturday, May 04, 2013

While the talk inside the Texas convention hall this weekend is about keeping up the fight against gun restrictions and staying true to the Constitution, a small protest against gun violence is being held outside.

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Gun Owners, Activists Descend On Houston For NRA Convention

Friday, May 03, 2013

Melissa Block speaks with Wade Goodwyn, who is at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston.

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Mourners Pack Arena To Honor Victims Of Texas Explosion

Friday, April 26, 2013

Nearly 10,000 mourners jammed the basketball arena on the campus of Baylor University to honor the men who died fighting a fertilizer fire last week. At least 14 people died in the explosion in the little town of West just north of Waco.

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Thousands Attend Memorial For Plant Explosion Victims

Thursday, April 25, 2013

President Obama visited Waco, Texas, on Thursday day to take part in a memorial for those killed in the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last week.

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Volunteers Help Residents Clear Explosion Debris In Texas

Thursday, April 25, 2013

A memorial service will be held Thursday for the victims of last week's fertilizer plant explosion in the small Texas town of West. President Obama is scheduled to attend. The service comes as some of the last residents of the blast area are being allowed back in their homes.

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Officials Seek Answers In Aftermath Of Deadly Plant Explosion

Saturday, April 20, 2013

The search for survivors has ended, and investigators are trying to figure out what led to fiery explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, on Wednesday. At least 14 people are confirmed dead, many of them first responders.

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Investigators Search For Clues In Texas Plant Explosion

Friday, April 19, 2013

In West, Texas, the site of that huge explosion at a fertilizer plant, authorities still will not say how many people are believed dead. Plus, they have not given any indication about what caused the fire that was burning at the plant before the blast.

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More Than 160 People Injured In Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Robert Siegel speaks with Wade Goodwyn, who has the latest on Wednesday night's explosion in the small town of West, Texas.

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Arrests Made In Deaths Of Texas DA, His Wife And Prosecutor

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

In Texas, prosecutors have filed capital murder charges against the wife of a former Justice of the Peace in Kaufman County. Kim Williams is charged with the murder of the county District Attorney, his wife, and another prosecutor.

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Texas Contractors Say Playing By The Rules Doesn't Pay

Thursday, April 11, 2013

With a large labor force willing to work for low wages, construction may appear to be a lucrative field for contractors in Texas. But prices have been driven so low that many say they can't compete if they play by the rules. Instead, some misclassify their workers or turn a blind eye to undocumented laborers.

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Construction Booming In Texas, But Many Workers Pay Dearly

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Almost 1 million people are employed in construction in Texas, but many have a hard time making a living safely. The state's construction industry has the highest fatality rate in the nation, while large numbers of undocumented workers have suppressed wages and made it easy for contractors to exploit laborers.

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