Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

Trump Nominates Rick Perry To Lead Department Of Energy

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump continues to announce his picks for key cabinet positions. On Tuesday, several media outlets reported that Trump has picked former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy.


Funeral Directors Weigh In On Texas Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains

Monday, December 12, 2016

Abortion rights activists have filed a challenge to stop a new rule requiring clinics to bury fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages. The rule is also not sitting well with funeral directors.


U.S. Immigrant Youths Fear Deportation Under Trump

Sunday, November 20, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump vows his administration will deport millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally. In Texas that has frightened hundreds of thousands of so-called "dreamers."


Cuts In Texas Medicaid Hit Rural Kids With Disabilities Especially Hard

Thursday, November 03, 2016

State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.


The Case For Republicans To Consider Merrick Garland's Nomination

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Senate GOP leadership has refused to hold hearings or a vote on the moderate judge's nomination. Yet, with the prospect of a Clinton presidency, might conservatives be having second thoughts?


Why Texas Is Closer To Turning Blue Than It Has Been In Decades

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Lone Star State has gone Republican for the past 40 years, but GOP women have soured on Donald Trump and Latinos are fired up against him.


Across The Country, Fascination And Indifference On Debate Night

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

An enormous television audience was expected for the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate. Crowds of voters also gathered in homes, restaurants and bars to watch the candidates go toe to toe.


'Come From Away' Musical Tells Story Of Resilience After 9/11

Thursday, September 08, 2016

As the extent of the 9/11 attacks became known, 38 planes were rerouted to Gander, Newfoundland. More than 6,000 passengers and crew were taken in by families there. Their story is the subject of a new musical called, Come From Away, which runs at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., in September and October before heading to Broadway.


Dallas Police Chief David Brown Announces Retirement

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced Thursday he is retiring from his position. Brown, a 33-year veteran of the department, did not give a reason for leaving the force. His retirement is effective Oct. 22.


Judge In Texas Blocks White House Guidance On Transgender Bathroom Use

Monday, August 22, 2016

Transgender students in U.S. schools may not be able to use the restroom of their gender identity when school begins this year. A federal judge in Texas blocked the implementation of Obama administration guidance that says transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.


Dallas Police Recruitment Call Answered, But Pay Issues Are A Concern

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Hundreds of applicants poured into the Dallas police following the fatal shooting of five officers. But comparatively low salaries continue to complicate efforts to recruit and retain good officers.


Multi-Racial Organization Aims To Bring Baton Rouge Together

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The probe continues in the murder of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La. The group Together Baton Rouge offered some specific ideas on how to bring the divided city together.


Baton Rouge Shooter, Gavin Long, Dispensed Radical Political Ideology

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

In Louisiana, the investigation continues into the murder of three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers. Gavin Long, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq shot, 6 officers before being killed by SWAT.


Mourners Gather At Funerals For 3 Slain Dallas Police Officers

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Three Dallas officers killed when a gunman opened fire on a peaceful protest were buried Wednesday. Sgt. Michael Smith, Senior Cpl. Lorne B. Ahrens and Brent Thompson, an officer with Dallas Area Rapid Transit, are the first of five officers killed last Thursday to be buried.


Obama, George W. Bush Speak At Memorial For Slain Dallas Officers

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Funerals are planned this week for some of the five police officers killed in an ambush last week during a downtown Dallas protest. President Obama and former President George W. Bush are speaking at an interfaith memorial Tuesday.


Law Enforcement Continue Probe Into Deadly Ambush On Dallas Police

Monday, July 11, 2016

Law enforcement in Dallas continue the investigation into the fatal shooting of five police officers during a peaceful protest last week.


Dallas Attack Special Coverage: 'The City Is Devastated'

Friday, July 08, 2016

NPR correspondents talk about the aftermath and response to a deadly attack on Dallas police officers, including a statement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Also heard: a pastor and a police chief.


Dallas Protest Organizer Recounts The Event's Deadly Turn

Friday, July 08, 2016

Gunmen opened fire at the end of a protest in downtown Dallas, shooting 12 police officers, five of them fatally. KERA reporter Stella Chavez and protest organizer Jeff Hood talk with Morning Edition.


Attack On Dallas Police: Special Coverage, The Morning After

Friday, July 08, 2016

NPR correspondents and Sarah Mervosh of the Dallas Morning News talk about the latest from Dallas, U.S. law enforcement and politics, and Friday's news conference by the Dallas police chief and mayor.


Sniper Fire Kills 5 Police Officers At Dallas Protest

Friday, July 08, 2016

Five Dallas police officers were killed and another half-dozen were hurt at the end of a rally, where hundreds were protesting police shootings that happened in other parts of the country this week.