Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

Davis, Abbott Expected To Win Texas Gubernatorial Primary

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

State Senator Wendy Davis is the Democratic hopeful. She's challenging Republican Greg Abbott, the state's attorney general. Both are expected to easily win their primaries.


A College Project That Imagines A Floating City For Oil Workers

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Plans for man-made islands — designed by Rice University architecture students — have attracted the attention of one of the world's largest oil companies as a way to house way-offshore oil workers.


The Strange Case Of Marlise Munoz And John Peter Smith Hospital

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

After collapsing on her kitchen floor, Munoz was hospitalized and kept on life support despite her wishes. A Texas law protects a hospital from liability as long it keeps a pregnant patient on life support.


Marking Kennedy Assassination, Dallas Still On 'Eggshells'

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Dallas became known as the "City of Hate" after President John F. Kennedy was killed there. But the city has changed, and it hopes that the 50th anniversary of the assassination on Friday will be a chance to show the extent of that transformation.


Texas' Voter ID Law Creates A Problem For Some Women

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A strict voter ID law being tested in Texas is having unexpected consequences. It requires the name on voters' official ID to match with the name on their voter ID card. That's causing problems for some women, whose names changed because of marriage or divorce.


Texas Judge Rules Abortion Law Unconstitutional

Monday, October 28, 2013

A federal judge has invalidated parts of a Texas abortion regulations law that were set to take effect Friday. The state vows to appeal the ruling to the federal Fifth Circuit appellate court.


97-Year-Old Birder Has No Intention Of Slowing Down

Monday, August 26, 2013

At the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge in Texas is where 97-year-old Karl Haller has been counting birds for decades. Haller says he plans to keep going for as long as he can. He already has been counting birds for more than 50 yers.


Closing Arguments Begin Thursday In Fort Hood Shooting Trial

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The court martial of Army Major Nidal Hasan is heading into its final phases at Fort Hood in Texas. Hasan has elected to offer no defense. Closing arguments begin Thursday morning, and then the case is set to go to the jury. Hasan faces the death penalty, accused of massacring 13 people and shooting 32 others.


Prosecution Rests In Court Martial Of Maj. Nidal Hasan

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The prosecution has wrapped up its case against the former psychiatrist accused of opening fire at Fort Hood, killing 13 people. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is representing himself, will present his case beginning tomorrow.


Young Chefs Disrupt The Barbecue Game In Texas

Monday, August 19, 2013

A new generation of BBQ chefs is making its mark in Texas. We check out a few with Texas Monthly barbecue critic Daniel Vaughn. (This piece originally aired on Morning Edition on July 23, 2013.)


Feds Sue To Block Proposed Airline Merger

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The U.S. Justice Department is suing to stop the proposed merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways. The government says the merger would hurt competition and raise costs for consumers.


DOJ Tries To Block Airline Merger With Antitrust Suit

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The proposed merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines ran into major turbulence on Tuesday as the Justice Department and six state attorneys general filed an antitrust suit aimed at blocking the deal. Justice Department officials said the merger would eliminate competition and put consumers at risk of higher prices.


Federal Case Pits Wounded Warrior Against FBI

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Army Ranger Justin Slaby's left hand was blown off by a faulty grenade in a training accident. After getting a prosthesis, he was encouraged by one of his doctors to try for a career in the FBI. What happened next landed Slaby and the FBI in court and tarnished the career of a high-ranking agent.


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.


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?


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.