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Andy Uhler

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Andy Uhler is the Texas-based reporter for Marketplace, based in Austin.

He joined Marketplace team from the Texas Standard, an hour-long news program produced at KUT in Austin, Texas. Prior to that, he was a natural resources policy analyst at the Texas Legislature as part of a global policy studies master’s program at the University of Texas at Austin. He was also the senior producer for the music journalism program Texas Music Matters, and he worked as a co-host for NPR Music’s festival coverage.

Andy's reporting tends to focus on the energy industry and agriculture in Texas. Every now and again, though, he gets to report on sports. When that happens, don't be surprised if the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers or Dallas Mavericks enter the conversation.

Latest Stories from Andy (487)

Why Big Tech sees big opportunity in health care

by Andy Uhler May 24, 2019
Health care makes up a whopping one-six of the U.S. economy, so it's no surprise the likes of Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook would like a slice.
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Farmers to get $16 billion in aid as trade war hurts exports

by Andy Uhler May 24, 2019
The new package totals $16 billion, with $14.5 billion of it going directly to producers.
A cow looks on at the farm of Sid Ready storm, at his farm near Scribner, Nebraska on May 5, 2019.
JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

Here's why the NBA's draft is a game of chance

by Andy Uhler May 15, 2019
There's way more to one player than meets the eye.
Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils looks on against the Michigan State Spartans in the East Regional game of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Capital One Arena on March 31, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Trump puts liquefied natural gas in the spotlight as China raises tariff

by Andy Uhler May 14, 2019
The U.S. has been exporting less liquefied natural gas to China since last fall.
A worker welds a liquefied natural gas tank at a factory in Nantong in China's eastern Jiangsu province on March 14.
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Central Texas sand mines shift west, taking jobs with them

by Andy Uhler May 13, 2019
The market for McCulloch County sand has been drying up.
BRADY, TX. January 28, 2019. The Momentive Sand Plant outside of Brady.
Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT

Free Wi-Fi coming to some Delta flights

by Andy Uhler May 13, 2019
The Atlanta-based carrier will trial free Wi-Fi on 55 domestic flights each day.
The Atlanta-based carrier is offering free Wi-Fi on 55 domestic flights each day.
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South Africans head to the polls amid frustrations with crime, corruption and immigration

by Andy Uhler May 8, 2019
Polls indicate the ANC is likely to retain control.
People queue to vote for South Africa's national and provincial elections at a polling station in the Tlhabologang township in Coligny on May 8, 2019. - South Africans voted on May 8 in the country's sixth democratic general election since the end of apartheid in 1994.
LUCA SOLA/AFP/Getty Images

National Park Service budget problems are subject of congressional hearing

by Andy Uhler May 7, 2019
U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is set to testify before a House appropriations subcommittee Tuesday. Bernhardt is likely to face questions about a severe maintenance backlog in the National Park Service, which says it can’t afford to keep its parks…
A volunteer cleans a restroom at Joshua Tree National Park on January 4, 2019 in California.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Efforts to ban foam containers pick up steam

by Andy Uhler May 3, 2019
Maine this week became the first state to ban polystyrene for single-use food and drink containers.
Maine became the first state to ban polystyrene for single-use food and drink containers.
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H-2A visas: A primer

by Andy Uhler Apr 25, 2019
The U.S. government issued a record 240,000 H-2A work visas last fiscal year. Farmers employ temporary workers from Mexico, Central American nations and other countries to plant, maintain and harvest their crops.
A farm worker harvests lettuce in a farm field near have the border town of Calexico, California.
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