KUT Morning Newspod December 22, 2011
Governor Rick Perry Wraps Up Bus Tour Second Leg Today
Today is the last day of Governor Rick Perry’s eight-day bus tour through Iowa. Tomorrow Perry will return to Texas for a brief Christmas break, then it’s back to campaigning. KUT’s Ben Philpott reports from the Iowa bus tour on whether this tour has helped his chances in the state.
Trinity River Defies Drought
There’s a curious development in this year’s record-setting drought. The Trinity River, which runs south from Dallas and empties into the gulf just east of Houston, has kept right on flowing. From KUHF, StateImpact Texas reporter Dave Fehling has details.