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Intergenerational Poverty Affects Primarily Hispanic And Black Communities In San Antonio

8/21/2019
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San Antonio often ranks as one of the most racially integrated cities overall, but a recent report finds the city's black and Hispanic communities are disproportionately affected by poverty – especially in four specific zip codes.

Duration:00:49:44

'Fault Lines' In The U.S. Constitution Create Modern-Day Political Challenges

8/20/2019
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Many of today’s political issues result from actions, laws and a constitution from over 200 years ago. Are the institutional systems and structures created in 1787 working as intended? What are the aftereffects of certain constitutional clauses when applied to a 21st-century America?

Duration:00:49:32

Health Care Policy Proposals, Explained

8/19/2019
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Health care is a top issue for voters and continues to be a prominent talking point for politicians. What are the basic tenets of various health care policies and proposed changes to the status quo?

Duration:00:49:18

San Antonio Climate Action And Adaptation Plan: Round 2

8/18/2019
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City officials will release the newest iteration of the San Antonio Climate Action and Adaptation Plan on August 22. What's changed? Will the debate over if and how the City should address climate change continue to be mired in controversy or is there common ground to be found for addressing climate change on the local level?

Duration:00:49:19

The Life And Legacy of San Antonio Jazzman Jim Cullum Jr.

8/15/2019
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Jim Cullum Jr.’s musical talent, positive demeanor and love of jazz has been a definitive part of San Antonio since the early 1960s. On Aug. 11, the 77-year-old Cullum passed away at his home of an apparent heart attack. TPR’s David Martin Davies spoke with Cullum in 2009.

Duration:00:47:59

Can We 'Future-Proof' San Antonio For 2035?

8/14/2019
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A recent report details multiple possible scenarios for San Antonio's future through 2035, each accounting for different potential changes, disruptions and investments in human progress and human services. Can we craft an equitable, successful future for San Antonio in 2035 by building a “future-proof” model today?

Duration:00:49:45

What Makes Young, White Men Succumb To Extremist Ideologies?

8/12/2019
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The mass shooting in El Paso on August 3 left a community reeling and the public searching for answers after 22 Latino and Mexican individuals were killed in a Wal-Mart. The suspected gunman, a 21-year-old white male, posted a disturbing manifesto online 19 minutes before the attack that espoused anti-immigrant and white nationalism beliefs.

Duration:00:49:29

City Of San Antonio Makes Money Moves With $2.9 Billion Budget Proposal For 2020

8/11/2019
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Last week, San Antonio City Manager Erik Walsh presented City Council with a fiscal year 2020 budget of $2.9 billion – up 3 % despite a loss in revenue streams – that funds new efforts to address public safety, affordable housing and micromobility.

Duration:00:49:30

Bexar County Prepares To Face Big Pharma In Billion-Dollar Opioid Trial

8/7/2019
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Like many other cities who have been affected by the opioid crisis, Bexar County is suing big pharmaceutical companies for their role in manufacturing and escalating the epidemic for financial gain.

Duration:00:25:18

State Education Agency Has Heavy Hand In Four San Antonio School Districts

8/7/2019
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Allegations of ethical and financial misconduct have put four San Antonio school districts under scrutiny by the Texas Education Agency – an amount of state involvement in local district operations unmatched by any other major Texas metro .

Duration:00:25:08

300 Million People Around The World Don't Know They're Living With Viral Hepatitis

8/6/2019
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V iral hepatitis causes more than a million deaths every year and this number's on the rise, but still ni ne of 10 people who are infected don't even know it.

Duration:00:49:06

How To Sell A Home In San Antonio

8/5/2019
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With housing i nventory low and demand high, it's officially a “seller's market" in San Antonio. What should homeowners know before making a decision to sell?

Duration:00:48:21

Early Detection Of A Learning Disability Can Provide Lifelong Clarity

8/4/2019
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Hitting developmental milestones is crucial for a child's educational success. Missing certain markers can indicate a learning disability, which has the power to significantly impede a person's reading, writing, speaking and math skills.

Duration:00:49:00

Texas Manufacturing Seeks Skilled Workers As Boomers Retire And Industry Evolves

7/31/2019
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Manufacturing helps drive Texas' economy, but this growing sector is also grappling with a nationwide labor shortage . Why is the industry so hungry for skilled workers and what's being done to fill the gap?

Duration:00:49:25

In 'Dementia Friendly' San Antonio, Who Cares For The Caregivers?

7/30/2019
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15 million Americans provide daily, unpaid care for a family member with dementia. Earlier this summer, San Antonio became one of three Texas cities with an official "dementia friendly" designation . W hat's being done to improve quality of life for people living with dementia and the individuals who care for them?

Duration:00:49:15

Texas Legalized Hemp And Unintentionally Made Marijuana Cases Harder To Prosecute

7/29/2019
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The legalization of hemp in Texas had unintended consequences. Determining the difference between now legal hemp and still illegal marijuana requires technology that's both expensive and hard to come by, so most big-city prosecutors – including in Bexar County – are dropping low-level pot charges until the state comes up with a fix.

Duration:00:49:18

Cyber Advancement, Resilience Prioritized At UTSA's National Security Collaboration Center

7/28/2019
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UTSA’s National Security Collaboration Center will focus on positioning San Antonio as a major player in cyber advancement under the direction of one of the country's foremost leaders for national security and cyber strategy, Brigadier General (Ret.) Guy Walsh .

Duration:00:49:38

High-Risk Dams On Guadalupe River Lakes Threaten Area Residents, Businesses

7/24/2019
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Ninety-year-old infrastructure that created Guadalupe County's six lakes is in dire need of repair and poses a significant safety risk. Four dams are at a high risk of collapse and two other spill gates have failed already .

Duration:00:48:22

Former San Antonio Reporter Brian Karem On Challenges Of Covering Trump White House

7/24/2019
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WEDNESDAY at noon on "The Source" — The White House no longer hosts daily press briefings, and President Trump has on numerous occasions called the media "the enemy of the people." Former San Antonio-based reporter Brian Karem, who now writes about the White House for Playboy , shares what it's like to report on an unpredictable and often untruthful commander-in-chief and the challenges his administration presents for the press corps covering it. Guest: Brian J. Karem, senior White House...

Duration:00:25:02

Read A Different Way, Mueller's Report Is A Gripping Narrative (Now With Illustrations)

7/23/2019
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before the House Oversight and House Intelligence committees on Wednesday about his two-year investigation and subsequent report.

Duration:00:25:11