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San Antonio Fire Union Faces Campaign Finance Questions

7/20/2018
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As the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association continues its charge to amend the City charter, there are questions about their funding disclosures and potential campaign finance violations. The Express-News reported on Tuesday that the union had failed to disclose payments made to the firm Texas Petition Strategies, as is required by state law. San Antonio's fire union paid the firm more than $500,000 to help gather the necessary number of signatures to include three proposed...

Duration:00:08:54

What Impact Is The Opioid Epidemic Having On Foster Care?

7/18/2018
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More children are being sent to foster care because of a parent's opioid misuse.

Duration:00:47:41

San Antonio Conference Teaches Writing For 'The New Century'

7/16/2018
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Storytelling can not only shape one's exploration of self, but also help others navigate a more complex and fast-paced modern landscape.

Duration:00:24:14

When Bexar County Opens New Intake Facility, Will SAPD Still Process City-Made Arrests?

7/16/2018
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Bexar County will soon open a new multimillion dollar intake facility for processing and detaining suspects after an arrest, but the San Antonio Police Department has said it would decline to use it.

Duration:00:23:57

Feeling Anxious? You're Not Alone

7/15/2018
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People in the United States say they're more anxious this year than in 2017, according to The American Psychiatric Association's latest public opinion poll .

Duration:00:38:52

Could A 'Red Flag' Law Help Curb Gun Violence In Texas?

7/11/2018
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Mass shootings in Texas at Sante Fe High School and in Sutherland Springs claimed a combined 37 lives. One shooter showed warning signs beforehand. The other seemingly did not .

Duration:00:48:14

Finding San Antonio: Which Stories Matter As We Celebrate The City's Tricentennial?

7/10/2018
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There are countless stories to tell of the people who lived in, worked in and shaped the community throughout the 300 years since San Antonio's establishment.

Duration:00:44:54

Federal Government Won't Meet First Deadline To Reunify Migrant Families

7/9/2018
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The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border continues to raise questions about the fate of families currently being detained.

Duration:00:23:39

NAACP Convention Comes To San Antonio As Local Branch Celebrates 100 Years

7/8/2018
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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has a long history of working to influence civil rights issues in the United States.

Duration:00:47:57

What Could Proposed Changes To The City's Charter Mean For San Antonio?

7/4/2018
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The latest round in a long-running debate over renewing local firefighters' salary and health care benefits now involves the revival of a political action committee .

Duration:00:47:59

Dare To Listen: How Is San Antonio Handling Population Growth & Gentrification?

7/3/2018
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San Antonio area is currently home to more than 1.5 million residents and an average of 66 people are moving to the metro area each day, according the latest U.S. Census Bureau statistics.

Duration:00:47:59

San Antonio Is Home To The Country's Longest-Running Latino Film Festival

7/2/2018
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CineFestival , an annual showcase of Latinx film hosted by the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, is marking four decades this year with the theme "Hecho en Tejas," or "Made in Texas."

Duration:00:24:21

2020 Census Could Impact The Well-Being Of Texas Children, Report Finds

7/2/2018
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Texas ranks No. 43 in the nation for child well-being, according to a recently released report from the nonpartisan, nonprofit Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Duration:00:24:20

How Do Charter Schools Factor Into Texas' Education Landscape?

7/1/2018
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There are at least 760 charter schools operating in Texas as of the 2016-2017 school year, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Charter schools are privately run, publicly funded education institutions for school-age students grades K-12. State law gives the Texas education commissioner the authority to grant charters contingent to state board approval.

Duration:00:48:52

Every 10 Minutes, Another Person Is Added To The Organ Transplant Waiting List

6/27/2018
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Almost 115,000 people in the United States today are in need of a organ transplant and about 75,000 of those on the list are actively waiting for a life-saving donation and procedure.

Duration:00:47:41

How Much Does Tourism Matter To San Antonio And Texas?

6/26/2018
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San Antonio is already known around the world as top tourist destination , but what does the city need to grow in this capacity and why does it matter?

Duration:00:47:42

What Impact Will The Rise of Superstorms, Sea Levels Have On The Texas Coast?

6/26/2018
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Nearly 2.5 million properties will be at risk of chronic flooding by the end of the century, according to a new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Duration:00:48:13

Everyone Is Biased: How Attitudes, Stereotypes Affect Our Perception Of Others

6/24/2018
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Implicit bias refers to the association of stereotypes or attitudes towards people without conscious knowledge.

Duration:00:48:13

What Can Be Done To Curb Texas' Climbing Suicide Rates?

6/21/2018
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Suicide rates increased by almost 19 percent in Texas, according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention .

Duration:00:47:44

Teen Drivers More At Risk For Deadly Crashes In Summer Months

6/19/2018
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The "100 Deadliest Days" is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when an average of 10 people are killed daily in crashes involving a teen driver.

Duration:00:41:13