Wade Goodwyn

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Texas Governor Faces Lawsuit, Under Fire Over Contact Tracing Deal, Mask Order

Friday, August 07, 2020

Texas GOP lawmakers have sued Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, saying he's overstepped his authority during the pandemic. He's under fire for issuing a mask mandate and awarding a contact tracing deal.


In East Texas, Death Of George Floyd Brings Activism To A Region Of Rare Protest

Saturday, June 13, 2020

More than a half century after the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s, there remains little tradition of protest in East Texas, and scant experience with organizing.


Organizers Face Challenges Creating A Tradition Of Protests In East Texas

Friday, June 12, 2020

The Civil Rights Movement has largely passed East Texas by — the region has no tradition of protest. Now, protesters have to build a brand new construction in the wake of George Floyd's death.


Texas Governor Addresses The State's Response To Protest Violence

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Gov. Greg Abbott has addressed protests in Texas on Tuesday. Police there have come under fire — in Dallas for using tear gas on peaceful protesters and in Austin for using rubber bullets.


Texas Officials Consider New Sources Of Revenue As State Faces Budget Shortfalls

Monday, May 25, 2020

Texas's Republican leadership has to face budget options that seemed sacrilegious just a few months ago, as oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic wreak havoc on state finances.


The Unemployment Number Keeps Rising Across The Nation

Thursday, May 07, 2020

The latest weekly state unemployment figures have been published on Thursday — more than three more million people are out of work.


Some Republicans Demand That Governor Reopen More Businesses In Texas

Friday, May 01, 2020

Although Texas is easing its stay-at-home order, some Republicans say the governor is not going far enough and should allow even more sectors to reopen — such as tourism and recreation.


Around The Country: How States Are Planning To Reopen

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

States are all grappling with the coronavirus outbreak. However, some of them are already talking about lifting strict quarantine measures. Each state is taking a different approach.


The Oklahoma City Bombing, 25 Years Later

Friday, April 17, 2020

Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. An NPR national correspondent remembers covering that act of terrorism — and how it changed the city and the country.


Independent Oil And Gas Producers Battle Low Prices, Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A deal to cut global oil production might stop the free-falling price of oil — but for some producers in Texas, it's too little too late: they're facing economic ruin.


Texas Primary, And Its Massive Delegate Haul, Takes Shape For Super Tuesday

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The state of Texas has 228 delegates up for grabs on Super Tuesday — a lot more voters to reach than those who have voted so far. Here's how the primary contest is shaping up in the Lone Star State.


Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy As It Faces Hundreds Of Sex-Abuse Claims

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The Boy Scouts of America has $1.4 billion in assets. The organization says it will use the Chapter 11 process to create a trust to provide compensation for victims.


Legal Battle Over Terminally Ill Child Raises Sanctity Of Life Questions

Friday, January 17, 2020

In Ft. Worth, Texas, legal action over whether a hospital can remove a terminally ill, 11-month-old girl from life support is raising legal, medical and ethical questions.


New Discoveries Open Old Chapter In Tulsa Race Riots Of 1921

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Archaeologists and historians announce that they've identified at least two sites consistent with mass graves in Tulsa, site of race riots in 1921 that had been pushed to the margins of history.


Tornado Touches Down In North Texas, Destroys Houses, Churches, Commercial Buildings

Monday, October 21, 2019

Severe weather in Dallas has lead to mass power outages and business closures, but the area escaped a more devastating blow from dangerous tornadoes.


Fort Worth Officer-Involved Shooting Puts Strain On Police-Community Relations, Again

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Relations between police and community members are once again being tested in Texas, after a Fort Worth police officer shot and killed a resident in her own home.


Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing Over 737 Max Crashes And Grounding

Monday, October 07, 2019

The pilots say they stand to lose $100 million in income. Southwest has canceled more than 30,000 flights since the FAA grounded the aircraft in March after two crashes killed 346 people.


Amber Guyger's Sentencing Stunned Many In The Black Community

Thursday, October 03, 2019

The former Dallas police officer was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murdering Botham Jean. Guyger killed Jean in his apartment after mistaking it for her own. She faced up to 99 years in prison


Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

A jury sentenced former Dallas officer Amber Guyger to 10 years in prison for killing her neighbor after mistaking him for an intruder. In an emotional moment, the victim's brother forgave her.


Jury Finds Ex-Dallas Officer Guilty Of Murder In Death Of Neighbor

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

A Dallas jury has found former police officer Amber Guyger guilty of murder for last year's fatally shooting of a neighbor who lived in the apartment directly above her.