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Downtown Just Got A Lot Prettier

10/20/2017
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Although no new buildings have been completed recently, the San Antonio skyline has seen a dramatic change in recent weeks.

Duration: 00:04:48


Mayor Nirenberg, San Antonio Delegation Embark On Israeli Trade Mission

10/20/2017
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Taking off from the San Antonio International Airport Friday, Mayor Ron Nirenberg and a delegation will spend the next several days in Tel Aviv. The mayor says this trip's goal is to foster growth and create new business relationships in cyber security, new energy and bio-medicine.

Duration: 00:01:34


Examining How A Russian 'Troll Factory' Pushed Texas Secession

10/20/2017
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The fantasy of Texas national independence has been stoked for decades but in recent years it has found an ally with Russia. An investigation into a popular pro-Texas secession Facebook page found that it was run by Russians. "The Heart of Texas" Facebook page was operated by an online "troll factory" called the Internet Research Agency based in St Petersburg, Russia. The operation produced thousands of memes with the intent to juice right wing paranoia. The posts were populated with fake...

Duration: 00:12:08


Police, Death And 'Excited Delirium'

10/20/2017
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On April 19, 2015, San Antonio police officers were called to the home of Noble and Jennifer Cooper to help deal with their adult son Norman. Norman was having some type of psychotic episode. He was highly excited, pacing back and forth without a shirt, shouting about Jesus and the gospel. Eleven minutes after police arrived Norman Cooper was hit with the first of nine stun gun charges. Cooper’s heart then stopped and emergency medical techs were unable to restart it. In the course of an...

Duration: 00:28:32


FRONTERAS: Campo Santo; DACA DREAMer Dinners; Selena Google Doodle

10/20/2017
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This week on Fronteras: Respecting and teaching the role of Tejanos in Texas history. The Texas Attorney General claims the state’s changes to the Voter ID law should end the court battle but critics don’t agree. Food for thought: Dining with DACA recipients to gain insight that could help shape new legislation to protect them. San Diego initiates a program to welcome immigrants to its city. Why was it imperative to honor a Tejano music icon with a Google doodle?

Duration: 00:21:30


Campo Santo - What's Next for Holy Ground at Children's Hospital? (extended)

10/20/2017
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Tejanos are historically known as the early Spanish settlers who lived in what is now Texas back in the 1600s. Tejanos also played a role in the fight for Texas independence. Today, Tejanos are considered the descendants of the early Spanish settlers and the indigenous Mexican population. Though Tejanos have had a constant presence in the region for centuries, their role in Texas history isn’t as celebrated as other figures in Texas history, including the heroes of the Alamo – Travis,...

Duration: 00:09:43


The Symphony, Azul Barrientos and Broadway Magic: Your Weekend's Here!

10/20/2017
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From the Symphony to a Broadway play to Mexican roots music, we've found there's much to do around the Alamo City this weekend. First we speak to the San Antonio Symphony 's Sebastian Lang-Lessing. "A hundred years ago the October Revolution happened in Russia." Lang-Lessing's built a program of Russian music to look back at that world-changing event. "We start the program with a Soviet composer, Kabalevsky. And his music is amazing. Colorful, joyful. The counter-position is Shostakovich....

Duration: 00:01:35


Federal Appeals Court Halts Undocumented "Jane Doe's" Abortion In Texas

10/19/2017
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A federal appeals court has overturned a judge’s ruling that would have allowed an undocumented pregnant teen to get an abortion. The unaccompanied minor is currently being held at an immigration detention center near Brownsville. The case centers around a 17 year old undocumented pregnant teen labeled “Jane Doe.” She attempted to get an abortion after being detained by federal immigration agents in Texas. This sparked a fierce legal argument over whether undocumented minors should be able...

Duration: 00:00:52


Moving A Major League Soccer Team To Austin Could Disrupt San Antonio MLS Bid

10/19/2017
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The eyes of Major league Soccer fans in Texas are on Austin as the franchise team in Columbus, Ohio – The Columbus Crew - looks at potentially relocating to Austin The discussion has San Antonio leaders concerned the move would impact the Alamo City’s bid for an MLS franchise. There are currently 12 cities trying to be one of four soccer franchises. If the Columbus Crew can’t get a new downtown stadium in Ohio the team's owner plans to move it to Austin. The relocation would cause disruption...

Duration: 00:01:32


Los Lonely Boys Set To Rock The Texas Hill Country

10/19/2017
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A three-brother band is set to rock an outdoor venue in Boerne. TPR's Arts and Culture Reporter Jack Morgan spoke to one of the brothers. He's Jo-Jo Garza, bass player and singer for a band that had one of the most infectious hits of 2004. "Vamanos!" That song was HOW FAR IS HEAVEN, which won Los Lonely Boys a Grammy. Brother Henry sang it, and brother Ringo played, obviously, drums. The album and Grammy might never have happened if they didn't have a huge fan in their corner: Willie Nelson....

Duration: 00:01:40


Ketamine: The Future of PTSD Treatment?

10/19/2017
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has a reputation for being difficult to treat, especially in active duty military and veteran populations. That may soon change, according to research findings shared Wednesday at the 2017 San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference.

Duration: 00:01:38


Tapping Into The History Of Beer In Texas

10/17/2017
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The Texas craft brewing industry has grown almost 1,000 percent in the last 12 years, from 20 breweries in 2005 to 218 today.

Duration: 00:38:41


Big Data Sheds Light On Where Cyclists Go

10/17/2017
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The sun is setting as more then a dozen tiny bike headlights blink on. A group of cyclists head towards downtown on their weekly Monday night social ride.

Duration: 00:03:47


Campo Santo - What's Next For Holy Ground At San Antonio Children's Hospital?

10/17/2017
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Tejanos are historically known as the early Spanish settlers who lived in what is now Texas back in the 1600s. Tejanos also played a role in the fight for Texas independence. Today, Tejanos are considered the descendants of the early Spanish settlers and the indigenous Mexican population. Though Tejanos have had a constant presence in the region for centuries, their role in Texas history isn’t as celebrated as other figures in Texas history, including the heroes of the Alamo – Travis,...

Duration: 00:03:33


You Are What You Eat: Thinking About Food As Medicine

10/15/2017
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The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents has spiked in the last four decades worldwide, according to research supported by the World Health Organization.

Duration: 00:37:51


Beatrice Blazes A Trail For Latinas

10/15/2017
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Beatrice Briseño is Texas born and bred. She came of age in a time of overt racism towards Mexican Americans. And despite her own successes, it's something that she has never forgotten.

Duration: 00:08:25


Linsey Tries To Join The Circus

10/15/2017
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Linsey Lindberg is a small business owner, a woman, and she can rip a phone book in half. She is literally a strong woman, like from the circus. So how does someone go from being an office drone to a circus attraction? Listen below and find out.

Duration: 00:10:01


Angelica Uncensored

10/15/2017
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Angelica Mata was on the ropes. She had been dealing with a lot of big transitions in her life, with things going the wrong direction. It got so bad that she had a hard time leaving the house.

Duration: 00:08:41


Rafael's Motives Are Often Questioned

10/15/2017
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Chaplain Rafael Lantigua is a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. He's an Army brat so he grew up with the military.

Duration: 00:10:41


Sheila Worried About What She Would Pass On

10/15/2017
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Sheila Black is head of Gemini Ink, so she knows a thing or two about telling a story. In this story she tells us about becoming a mom.

Duration: 00:08:02

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