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San Antonio Has A Drunk Driving Problem

4/21/2019
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As the city celebrates Fiesta , party-goers raise the risk of an alcohol-related crash. Meanwhile, residents and local law enforcement are keeping a more watchful eye on the road.

Duration:00:48:14

SAISD Board Elections: District 5 Candidates Janell Rubio, Patti Radle

4/17/2019
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Voters in the San Antonio Independent School District may soon decide on a shift in leadership for the area's public schools.

Duration:00:52:40

How Can Healthcare Providers Be More Culturally Competent, Inclusive?

4/16/2019
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Disparities in healthcare are often driven by a doctor's lack of sensitivity to a patient's culture, values, socioeconomic status, race, or sexual or gender identity. That can lead to unnecessary suffering for patients. Sometimes, it can lead to death.

Duration:00:47:07

Vulnerable Texas Children Are At Risk For Exploitation, Trafficking

4/15/2019
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Sex traffickers are drawn to vulnerable kids. Young victims are often homeless or runaways, have previously been abused or neglected, or who have at some point been flagged by social service providers.

Duration:00:48:09

Leading San Antonio Mayoral Candidates Nirenberg and Brockhouse Debate on TPR

4/12/2019
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Texas Public Radio's signature talk show "The Source" hosted San Antonio mayoral candidates Ron Nirenberg and Greg Brockhouse for a live forum Monday. What are their visions for San Antonio? Where do they stand on critical policies? What can we learn from their records?

Duration:00:50:04

How Do You Plan For The End Of Life?

4/9/2019
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Wednesday at noon on "The Source" — Death is something everyone faces but not something everyone plans for, even if they are able to. What are the various approaches to end-of-life care and how do you decide what’s right for you or your loved one?

Duration:00:48:10

San Antonio Opens Citizen Survey On 2020 Budget Priorities

4/8/2019
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Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. on "The Source" — The City of San Antonio is seeking input from residents for the 2020 fiscal year budget. Where and how do you think local resources should be allocated?

Duration:00:24:11

Instead Of STAAR, Use Performance Metrics That Put Students First, Says Top Texas Teacher

4/8/2019
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Tuesday at noon on "The Source" — On Tuesday, Texas students will begin taking the state's standardized test – known as STAAR – amid renewed criticism about its ability to accurately and fairly measure academic performance.

Duration:00:24:30

SA2020: Community-Driven Solutions For A Widening Housing Gap

4/5/2019
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One in five homeowners and more than half of renters in San Antonio are burdened by housing costs. What does that mean for the families who live on the margins?

Duration:00:48:30

The Wild West Of Ticket Sales And Scams

4/3/2019
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Missing a ticketing platform's initial on sale time for a popular event most often results in one of two outcomes: You don't go or you end up paying many times the face value to get in. Even worse, you show up after paying double or triple the original price and find out your tickets are counterfeit. What should you know to avoid being a victim of ticket fraud?

Duration:00:48:50

Annoyed? Outraged? Managing Anger In The Modern Age

4/2/2019
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Do you see others explode into a rage during traffic? Does your blood boil when things don't go a certain way? Anger is a normal and healthy emotion that may need to be monitored.

Duration:00:48:04

Metro Health Maps 2020-22 Priorities For A Healthier San Antonio

4/1/2019
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After more than 3 months and thousands of responses to community surveys, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is reassessing the city's strategy for wellness. How could the new strategy impact residents' quality of life in coming years?

Duration:00:48:32

Texas Lawmakers Propose Nonpartisan Judicial Selection

3/29/2019
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Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan Hecht and other lawmakers are calling for reform on the selection process for judges on many of the state's courts.

Duration:00:47:49

Casa Mia Keeps Families Together Through Recovery From Opioid Addiction

3/27/2019
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Pregnant women and mothers recovering from opioid addiction now have a home in San Antonio where they can live with their children during rehabilitation.

Duration:00:41:45

The Real Cost Of Quick Cash: What Should You Know About Payday Lending Services?

3/26/2019
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San Antonio has been at the forefront of trying to facilitate responsible payday lending practices, but the process hasn't been easy.

Duration:00:41:36

Finding Opportunities For San Antonio's Disconnected Youth

3/25/2019
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There are more than 30,000 young people in Bexar County between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor working. This demographic represents about 14 percent of their age group in the area.

Duration:00:40:22

Peter Sagal on 'Running' Through Life's Obstacles

3/22/2019
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Peter Sagal's memoir, "The Incomplete Book of Running," is also a field guide to life. What can the sport teach you about survival?

Duration:00:40:32

LGBTQ+ Advocates Say Equality Remains 'Stubbornly Out Of Reach' In Texas

3/20/2019
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Sixty-four percent of Texans support laws protecting gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination, according to the Public Religion Research Institute. Yet a new report from Equality Texas details the many obstacles that still remain for nearly 1 million LGBTQ+ individuals living in Texas. What can policy do to change the future of equality in the state?

Duration:00:48:22

Fight For The Right: How Women Challenged The Status Quo And Made American History

3/19/2019
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Over seven decades and three generations, women faced contempt, physical violence and even prison time for demanding equality. 2020 will mark the centennial anniversary of women achieving the right to vote. What can we learn from the suffrage movement? Nearly 100 years later, what inequalities are women still working to overcome?

Duration:00:06:57

Palm Oil: A Powerful Industry That Boosts Economies, Drives Migration

3/18/2019
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Palm oil is one of the most-traded commodities in the global economy and tropical countries around the world are working to meet the growing demand. What are the pros and cons of harvesting and consuming this ubiquitous crop?

Duration:00:48:08