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1 In 3 Texans Experience Domestic Violence

In 2016, the San Antonio Police Department responded to 34,000 calls for domestic violence and so far this year, 31,000 calls have already been made for the same issue.

Duration: 00:48:01

Tapping Into The History Of Beer In Texas

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

What Do People With Disabilities Experience In The Workplace?

Almost 18 percent of Americans with a disability were employed last year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor . Still, the unemployment rate for people with a disability is twice as high – at 10.5 percent – than those without a disability (4.6 percent).

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You Are What You Eat: Thinking About Food As Medicine

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

County To Try 'Cite And Release' Program For Some Misdemeanor Offenses

The Bexar County District Attorney and Sheriff's offices are working with the San Antonio Police Department to implement a method known as "cite and release" for select misdemeanors.

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How Can San Antonio Help Develop Minority-Owned Businesses?

At least 1 million of the nation's 8 million minority-owned firms are based in Texas, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce .

Duration: 00:47:46

Lawrence Lessig: It's Time To Reform The Electoral College

The results of the 2016 presidential election prompted many Americans to question the electoral college – a winner-takes-all system which empowers a group of 538 electors to name the next president of the United States.

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15 Percent Of San Antonio Students Are 'Chronically Absent'

The first step toward educational success is showing up. A study of San Antonio schools shows 15% of students were "chronically absent" during the 2015-2016 school year, accounting for 45% of all absences. Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing at least 10 percent of the school year, or 18 days in a 180-day school year. Being chronically absent is not the same as truancy. A student is truant in Texas if they have 10 unexcused absences in six months or three in four weeks, and there may...

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Texas High Schools Are Supposed To Help Students Register To Vote, But They Don't

A state voter registration law enacted 34 years ago by the Texas legislature is seeing scant results, largely due to low participation by the same institutions the policy aims to target: high schools. The little-known law addresses voter registration for eligible students – teens at least 17 years and 10 months old – and requires Texas high school principals or designees to provide voter registration information at least twice a year. According to the Texas Civil Rights Project , six...

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Shock Politics: How The Rise Of Populism Is Challenging Modern Governments

How do nations take back control during turbulent times? 2016 carried at least two key turns in the global tide, each with profound consequences already evident in today's political climate.

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What Are The Risks For Brain Injury In Youth Sports?

About 20 percent of teens have been diagnosed with one concussion, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Duration: 00:47:38

Pandemics, Evacuations, Disasters: How Does Bexar County Prepare For An Emergency?

In the case of a large-scale emergency, what would you do?

Duration: 00:47:53

'To Disco With Love': Music, Culture, Politics In The 70s

The 1970s in America was the era of disco, the dance phenomena that gave us "The Hustle" dance move, the Solid Gold Dancers , musician Donna Summer and the film "Saturday Night Fever."

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How Does America Remember The Vietnam War?

The Vietnam War is one of the most contentious foreign conflicts in U.S. history, dominating the American consciousness in the 1960s and early 70s.

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About 1,800 Children Die Of Cancer Every Year In The U.S.

More than 15,000 children and adolescents up to 19 years old will receive a cancer diagnosis this year, according to the National Cancer Institute .

Duration: 00:47:21

Central Library Collection Preserves Latino Literary Culture

What began as a petition calling for more Hispanic and Latino representation in the mid-90s is now a full-service resource center in a prominent space in San Antonio's iconic Central Library.

Duration: 00:39:13

Latino Youth Face A Higher Rate Of Depression Than Their Peers

New research suggests that Latino children are more likely to suffer from depression and other mental health illnesses, but only 8 percent of Latinos say their child has received mental health services. Latino youth are depressed at a higher rate than any minority besides Native Americans, according to the Salud America! network at UT Health San Antonio. Low response or desire to seek therapy can lead to greater chances that these conditions will go untreated over the course of a person's...

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One In Seven Texans Struggle To Put Food On The Table

The number of people who have experienced hunger in the U.S. exceeds the combined populations of Texas, Michigan and Maine.

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