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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


Neel Felt An Obligation To Speak Out

10/15/2017
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Neel Lane worked across the street from Travis Park for decades, and the monument to the Confederate dead had rarely crossed his mind. That changed after a journey of reconciliation to Ghana with his church. A park his family is deeply connected to, a park that he had seen shows in, read the paper in, smoked cigars in, suddenly became unbearable to him because of that monument. So he spoke out. Listen to his moving story above. This story was recorded October 10th at the San Antonio Museum...

Duration: 00:12:23


Johnny Cash And The Story Behind 'Folsom Prison Blues'

10/13/2017
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"Folsom Prison Blues" is a country/rockabilly song that expresses the laments of a fictional inmate at Folsom Prison who wishes he could ride a nearby train away from his confinement and to San Antonio. Johnny Cash wrote the song in 1953 while stationed in Germany serving in the Air Force. Cash was inspired to pen the song after seeing the Hollywood drama film “Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison.” In 1954 Cash recorded the song at Sun Records, the Memphis legendary music studio owned and...

Duration: 00:28:59


FRONTERAS: Latino Dropout Success - Totem Pole Reparations - Amado Muro

10/13/2017
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This week on Fronteras: Across the U.S., the Latino high school dropout rate is lower than it’s ever been. Reparations and restoration of a stolen totem pole located at the University of New Mexico. Cultural appropriation or appreciation? The story behind the writings of Amado Muro.

Duration: 00:21:31


Alamo Focus Of Company's Augmented Reality Innovations

10/13/2017
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A line of tourists stretches twenty yards from the Alamo chapel doors. 2.5 million people visit the four-acre lot every year, the site of the famous 1836 siege by surrounding Mexican forces that would go on to inspire countless books and films. "You know honestly I expected it to be a bit bigger,” says Abilene's Vanessa Russell who just snapped a photo of herself in front of the chapel. More than 180 years later, the Alamo is surrounded again, now by the seventh largest metropolitan area...

Duration: 00:03:54

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