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The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and is produced by Dallas Williams and Meagan Halbardier Moore. Production assistance is provided by Mark Hutchison.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and is produced by Dallas Williams and Meagan Halbardier Moore. Production assistance is provided by Mark Hutchison.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

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San Antonio, TX

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Texas PR

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The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and is produced by Dallas Williams and Meagan Halbardier Moore. Production assistance is provided by Mark Hutchison.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

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English


Episodes

Experts answer questions about sleep disorders and the health-related issues

9/27/2022
Experts connect lack of sleep to many health related issues in adults and children. Around 50-70 million American adults experience one or more sleep disorders.

Duration:00:49:00

Parents panicked after false reports of school shooting; staff, SAPD praised for response

9/26/2022
Last week, local law enforcement responded to false reports of an active shooter at Jefferson High School. After notice was given, some parents rushed to the school on high alert. Many of the them were angry, visibly upset and frightened because their children were not released.

Duration:00:48:42

New book warns of efforts to change the Constitution, and it also offers a way forward

9/23/2022
There are still Americans who doubt the results of the 2020 election. Many Republicans and right-wing politicians want to force a second constitutional convention.

Duration:00:48:36

Migrant relocation program highlights nation’s divide on immigration and migration issues ahead of midterms

9/21/2022
Last week, nearly 50 migrants were flown from San Antonio to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, as part of a program helmed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Some Republican leaders have called this act a relocation program. Democrats and advocates alike have referred to it as political theater.

Staff shortages, center closures, and higher prices have led to a nationwide increase in child care deserts

9/20/2022

Duration:00:48:56

Will San Antonio ever be home to another major league sports team?

9/19/2022
San Antonio has become a destination for premier sporting events despite the lack of a second major league team. Several large-scale, revenue-generating events have been held in the city to great fanfare, including multiple NCAA tournaments.

Duration:00:48:18

From the 1950s to 2020, how cameras and video have been used as a tool for social justice

9/18/2022
Cameras have been essential tools to look at the wonders and horrors of life since their creation. For Black Americans, the camera has also been an instrument to show the atrocities of violence against Black bodies.

Duration:00:46:45

Youth mental health services expand in San Antonio and statewide

9/14/2022
During the pandemic, some students experienced poor mental health such as anxiety and depression due to loneliness and isolation. Greater access for youth mental health services has been a goal long before the pandemic’s onset.

Duration:00:48:26

US sees largest decrease in reading scores in 30 years, math scores see the first ever drop

9/14/2022
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, reading scores saw the largest drop since the 1990s, and this marks the first drop in mathematics. The decline was seen across different student groups.

Duration:00:24:46

More than 200 projects, and a $1 billion budget for the San Antonio River flood plan

9/14/2022
The San Antonio Regional Flood Planning Group has a draft plan to help manage flooding in the 16-county region affected by the San Antonio River Basin.

Duration:00:24:11

San Antonio budget surplus will either be sent back to CPS customers or invested in weatherization

9/12/2022
After a record-breaking summer, many residents of San Antonio saw a spike in their energy bills. Now, there is a $75 million surplus and council members of San Antonio wonder what to do with it next.

Duration:00:49:00

Adult friendships after the pandemic are difficult to maintain, new research on the science of attachment can help

9/11/2022
Close friendships in Americans have declined in the past several decades. The pandemic has made it difficult to maintain friendships for American adults. A study has shown that there is a correlation between those who experience loneliness and worsening health problems.

Duration:00:49:00

‘The Third Reconstruction’ book argues America is at a watershed point in racial history

9/7/2022
Peniel Joseph argues that the third reconstruction started in 2008. In his new book “The Third Reconstruction: America’s Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century” he draws from research and his personal experiences.

Duration:00:48:42

More than 50% of Americans have election deniers on their ballot

9/7/2022
False information about the 2020 election still continues to spread. Denial of the 2020 election was one of the root causes for the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Could there be a shift in Texas politics during the 2022 election?

9/6/2022
For a long time, Texas has overwhelmingly voted Republican. That trend appears to be shifting, according to new data. There have been people who have-long predicted that Texas will shift. The state demographic is also changing.

Duration:00:39:53

Biography about country music legend Merle Haggard speaks about his influence and impact

9/4/2022
The biography “The Hag: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard” written by Marc Eliot tells the story of the country music legend. Merle Haggard was the most influential country music musician in the 20th century and his impact still is seen today in country music.

Duration:00:49:00

Everyone Needs Heroes: Representations Of Race, Gender And Society In 'Woke' Comic-Book Culture

9/1/2022
Legendary Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee famously said he wanted the world in comics to look like the world outside our window. Now, comics and their digital representations are increasingly aligning with his philosophy of making superhero stories diverse and inclusive.

Duration:00:48:29

5% of children who get COVID suffer from long COVID, study shows

8/30/2022
In August, more than 14 million children in the United States tested positive for coronavirus. It is expected about 5% of those children will report persistent symptoms, also understood as Long COVID.

Duration:00:24:36

What does President Biden’s loan forgiveness plan mean for most Americans?

8/30/2022
Last Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced he would cancel $10,000 in debt for Americans who earned less than $125,000 a year. Those who were recipients of Pell Grants would have up to $20,000 in student debt canceled. President Biden also extended the student loan pause once more through Dec. 31, 2022.

Duration:00:24:22

How Can We Advance Racial Equity And Confront Racism, Discrimination In The Workplace?

8/30/2022
Many companies are putting more effort toward promoting diversity, inclusivity, and representation in the workplace, but there's still a lot of work to be done.

Duration:00:48:24