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San Antonio Express-News reporters & members of the community discuss current events & the week's top issues.

San Antonio Express-News reporters & members of the community discuss current events & the week's top issues.

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San Antonio Express-News reporters & members of the community discuss current events & the week's top issues.

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@expressnews

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English

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210-250-3000


Episodes

Episode 99: The Joleen Garcia interview

10/19/2020
S.A. activist talks workforce development, police reform, and paid sick leave.

Duration:00:27:09

Episode 98: Early voting in San Antonio

10/16/2020
‘What difference does it make if I vote? A lot’ — San Antonio voters turn out in force for Day Two of early balloting Check out other Express-News Podcasts Map: Early voting sites in Bexar County Tracking Covid-19 by the number in S.A. FAQ: Voting in Bexar County Interactive Map: San Antonio COVID-19 testing sites that don’t require a doctor’s referral

Duration:00:13:47

Episode 97: A Grunt Style Reckoning

10/9/2020
A Grunt Style Reckoning Check out other Express-News Podcasts Subscribe to the San Antonio Express-News to support quality local journalism.

Duration:00:14:49

Episode 96: San Antonio's common critters

9/16/2020
https://www.expressnews.com/lifestyle/article/S-A-s-Common-Critters-Learning-to-love-the-15569478.php

Duration:00:11:39

Episode 95: ‘What if we pull the plug too early?’

9/4/2020
The coronavirus has upended delicate conversations about end-of-life medical care. In this episode of EN-Depth, health reporter Lauren Caruba and photographer Lisa Krantz share the heart-wrenching experience of one San Antonio family.

Duration:00:23:49

Episode 94: San Antonio's grim distinction

8/27/2020
Bexar County has suffered more deaths per capita from COVID-19 than any other large urban area in Texas, according to state and federal data. In his latest investigative report, Brian Chasnoff explains why. Read more: San Antonio’s grim distinction: Highest COVID death rate among Texas’ major urban areas

Duration:00:13:40

Episode 93: Meatpacking workers in the Panhandle repeatedly exposed to the coronavirus

8/24/2020
Thousands of refugees and immigrants working for meatpacking plants in the Panhandle were repeatedly exposed to coronavirus after the plants were deemed essential. Immigration reporter Silvia Foster-Frau explains the impact of the order by President Trump for the plants to remain open: ‘Everybody is getting sick’ — meatpacking workers in the Panhandle repeatedly exposed to the coronavirus

Duration:00:24:04

Episode 92: The DoSeum kids museum raises disinfecting to an artform

8/15/2020
Every two hours, as kids and caregivers clear out of the DoSeum, about a dozen staff members wheel out carts filled with empty green bins and black and yellow sprayers filled with disinfectant. Arts reporter Deborah Martin elaborates on the In a 30-minute balletlike routine. Read more: The DoSeum kids museum raises disinfecting to an artform

Duration:00:14:21

Episode 91: San Antonio may have one of its deadliest years in decades

8/10/2020
With 71 homicides in the first six months of 2020, San Antonio is on track to have one of its deadliest years in nearly three decades, a San Antonio Express-News analysis found. Criminal justice reporter Emilie Eaton breaks down the crime statistics in the city, in which an uptick in family violence is a significant factor. Read more: Homicides spike in San Antonio, putting the city on track to have one of its deadliest years in decades

Duration:00:21:52

Episode 90: Along the U.S-Mexico border, a coronavirus crisis

8/2/2020
San Antonio Express-News immigration reporter Silvia Foster-Frau explains how decades of poverty and poor health care access in the Rio Grande Valley, has contributed to a coronavirus death rate and positivity rate that has amounted to a humanitarian crisis. Read more: ‘A part of us died:’ Along the U.S-Mexico border, a coronavirus crisis

Duration:00:27:33

Episode 89: 24 hours inside a San Antonio ambulance

7/27/2020
San Antonio ambulance crews respond an average of once an hour to transport COVID-19 patients to hospitals, long-term care facilities or to their homes. Investigative reporter Marina Starleaf Riker talks about her latest story for which she and photojournalist Lisa Krantz spent 24 hours with a local ambulance crew. Read more: ‘The closest thing medicine gets to war’: 24 hours inside a San Antonio ambulance

Duration:00:24:35

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

7/21/2020
Read more on ExpressNews.com 'We're not interested': Nirenberg's staff shuts down coronavirus conspiracies and 'false narratives' Metro Health and city leaders were at war with each other at height of coronavirus outbreak in San Antonio, emails show CEO of Witte Museum in San Antonio talks about safely operating amid coronavirus Ayala: San Antonio activists against police brutality may be quiet now, but they’re just bracing themselves Flowers’ love of cooking blossoms into college...

Duration:00:09:47

Episode 88: 500 women represented by disgraced S.A. attorney Mark Henry Benavides could have their convictions overturned

7/20/2020
Courthouse reporter Elizabeth Zavala joins the show to talk about the latest developments involving the possible overturning of convictions related to disgraced and now imprisoned S.A. attorney Mark Henry Benavides. You can read her article at the link below "A Second Chance"

Duration:00:31:57

Episode 87: The rising rates of COVID-19 among young adults in Bexar County

7/15/2020
Two months ago, they accounted for 42 percent of all COVID-19 cases. Now, it’s up to 57 percent. Reporter Emilie Eaton explains why Bexar County young adults are contracting COVID-19 at higher rates. Read more: Bexar County young adults are contracting COVID-19 at higher rates. Here’s why.

Duration:00:22:34

Episode 86: The evolving Texas debate over reopening schools

7/11/2020
Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath’s latest guidance on how to reopen schools in the coronavirus era Tuesday brought the state in line with a Trump administration call for classrooms to stay open five days a week. Educators said they still don’t know how many parents will embrace that option. Reporter Krista Torralva breaks down the evolving debate over reopening schools at the local, state and federal levels. Read more: Texas tells districts: Keep schools open all week, make older...

Duration:00:18:55

Episode 85: Fired by SAPD, 3 cops hired in Leon Valley

7/2/2020
Three San Antonio police officers, fired by SAPD, were later hired in Leon Valley. Criminal justice enterprise reporter Emilie Eaton explains why. Read more: Fired by SAPD, 3 cops hired in Leon Valley

Duration:00:32:45

Episode 84: Food writer Mike Sutter on the state of San Antonio restaurants during coronavirus

6/19/2020
Chef Stefan Bowers of the Battalion, Rebelle and Playland group of San Antonio restaurants he runs with Andrew Goodman is known for being outspoken. Express-News food writer Mike Sutter elaborates on a recent conversation with the chef and discusses the overall the struggles of the industry in the city. Read: Chef Stefan Bowers speaks about San Antonio restaurants during coronavirus Read: New upscale Mexican restaurant Frida Mexican Restaurant & Bar coming to San Antonio’s Stone Oak Friday

Duration:00:26:07

Episode 83: Night Shift: 18 hours inside a COVID-19 ICU

6/12/2020
The COVID-19 intensive care unit at San Antonio’s Northeast Baptist Hospital is for the sickest of the sick. It’s a place of ventilators, breathing tubes and elaborate protective gear. For nurses, the night shift is long stretches of quiet punctuated by crisis. Express-News reporter Lauren Caruba and photographer Bob Owen spent two nights alongside them. They tell us what it was like behind the scenes of the story. Read: Night Shift

Duration:00:34:18

Deadly San Marcos fire still unsolved, families push to raise reward

7/22/2019
One year after a massive fire devastated lives of residents at Iconic Village Apartments in San Marcos, Express-News reporter Peggy O'Hare speaks with Zachary Sutterfield and his father about the past year. Grieving relatives of fire victims beg for answers, push for bigger rewardSan Antonio parents struggle with grief after son’s death in Iconic Village fire

Duration:00:21:40

A Dangerous Dream: With children in tow, mothers' journey ends in death at the border

7/12/2019
San Antonio Express-News journalists retrace the fateful steps of three families whose journey from Guatemala ended in the death of a mother and three children on the U.S. side of the Rio Grande.

Duration:00:14:29