KERA News

Watch Dan Patrick’s Full Debate Response On Declaring Bankruptcy In The 1980s

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's campaign released a television ad Wednesday that criticizes his opponent, State Sen. Dan Patrick, for not repaying his personal bankruptcy debts in the 1980s.The ad features footage from the Jan. 27 "Texas Debate: The Race For Lieutenant Governor," filmed at KERA's studios. The debate moderator, KERA’s Shelley Kofler, is shown asking Patrick about the bankruptcy. You can watch the Dewhurst ad, called "Mother of All Debts," and Patrick's full response to the question during the debate, and read the Patrick campaign's response to the ad.

One Mom’s Wild Ride To Delivering A Baby Boy

In the days leading up to the birth of my son, I had a gut feeling it would be a breeze. My mom, after all, was only in labor for seven hours total with three children. And four of those hours were with me, the most stubborn of the Collins kids.My pregnancy had been easy: I was a week overdue, but worked my normal schedule until the day before my doctor wanted to induce. A lot of first-time moms need drugs to get labor started; induction is downright commonplace. The birth part was going to follow suit; I just knew it.

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Nation/World

Bloomberg Seeks To Alter Gun Debate With $50 Million, And Moms

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is committing more of his considerable fortune to getting gun safety laws passed. The initiative will support a grass-roots effort that seeks to enlist women.

Art&Seek

Jane Smiley Visits The Writers Studio on Saturday

The author of "A Thousand Acres" and many other beloved works chats with Randy Gordon and Catherine Cuellar, the next installment of the radio series produced by The Writer's Garret.

Krys Boyd
Think
CURRENTLY ON THINK:
  • Polling The Polsters

    Hour 1: When the results of political polls are released, do politicians pay attention to what the public is thinking? A panel of political pollsters join us in studio to get an understanding of how politicians handle public opinion.

  • Surviving A Trip To The Doctor

    Hour 2: Taking a trip to the doctors office or hospital can be a tough situation to handle. Dr. Judy Cook, author of “To Die or Not to Die: Ten Tricks to Getting Better Medical Care,” joins us to talk about how to receive the best care possible.

Lee Cullum
CEO
CURRENTLY ON CEO:
  • Randy Watson, Justin Brands

    Randy Watson, CEO of Justin Brands, traces the company’s history from boots sold to cowboys on the Chisholm Trail to shipments today around the globe.