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Councilman Pelaez Calls For Study On Bexar County Property Valuations

District 8 Councilman Manny Pelaez wants a comprehensive study of how property valuations are conducted at the Bexar County Appraisal District.

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2018 Midterm Elections

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2018 Elections: Runoff Set To Replace Lamar Smith In Congressional District 21

The race for Congressional District 21 is headed for a runoff, and the candidates — two Republicans and two Democrats — will have to ask their supporters to vote again in May .

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National News

Report: Russian Hackers Had The Ability To Shut Down U.S. Power Plants

The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating a campaign of cyberattacks that targeted the U.S. power grid. Since at least March 2016, Russian hackers attempted to infiltrate numerous sectors of American infrastructure, including energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation and manufacturing, according to a Department of Homeland Security report published on Thursday. The announcement came as the White House imposed sanctions against 19 Russians and five...

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The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld most of Senate Bill 4, the so-called anti-sanctuary cities bill. The decision by a three judge panel Tuesday overturns a lower court ruling that blocked portions of the law last year.

Jan Ross Piedad / Texas Public Radio

For San Antonio-area creatives, curators and art enthusiasts, March is a time to celebrate the city's contemporary art scene.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio officials made another attempt to negotiate a contract regarding health care and wages with the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association Tuesday, but the union declined to appear. The union’s contract ran out in 2014, and its stalemate with the city has lasted for more than 1,200 days.

From Texas Standard.

A gas explosion in Dallas killed a 12-year-old girl last month and prompted the evacuation of a northwest neighborhood of close to 3,000 people.

From Texas Standard.

The City of Arlington has replaced its existing fleet of buses with vans operated by Via, an on-demand ridesharing service. Arlington is the first city in Texas to take this step, and it’s among the first cities in the country to try eliminating buses. Supporters of the idea say it is more cost-effective for the city and more efficient for riders. Critics wonder whether all of the city’s bus riders will continue to have access to public transit.


Last Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service said people were being being bilked out of money by criminals pretending to be from the tax collection agency. Two days later, I received a phone call that my provider said was probably spam. They left a message saying they were from the IRS and I was in big trouble.

From Texas Standard.

In the middle of all of the hype surrounding South By Southwest, the European ambassador to the U.S. has landed in the Texas capitol city.

Ambassador David O’ Sullivan is representing the EU at SXSW’s Cities Summit.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Rapid growth and development is changing the livelihood in Texas, especially San Antonio, which is expecting at least 1 million more residents by 2040

Ryan Poppe / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio State Rep. Roland Gutierrez made it official on Saturday at Brook City-Base: He's running to replace embattled State. Sen. Carlos Uresti, who was convicted on 11 counts of fraud and money laundering charges in February. Gutierrez announced his campaign even though Uresti has not left his Senate seat.

SAISD juniors aboard a tour bus in Washington, D.C. to see the sights March 11 before visiting colleges in the area.
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About 80 juniors from the San Antonio Independent School District are spending spring break visiting top colleges.

The tours are part of an initiative to increase college enrollment in the district funded by an $8 million grant from Valero Energy.


TPR 2018 Fiesta Medal Pick-Up Party

Are You Ready For Fiesta?

Reserve your TPR 2018 Fiesta Medal designed by artist Cakky Brawley and join us at the TPR Fiesta Medal Pick-up Party on Monday, March 19.

TPR Cinema

Made In S.A., A Tricentennial Film Series

See WINGS at Fort Sam Houston's Quadrangle!

Arts & Culture

San Antonio Symphony

As the San Antonio Symphony's season continues, just a few short weeks ago, its situation was dire.

Federico Chavez-Blanco

Composer Federico Chavez-Blanco, who is a native of Mexico and San Antonio resident, has written music for telenovelas such as “Azul Tequila” and “Señora,” and on a number of films and documentaries.

He was commissioned to compose the music for this year’s San Antonio Tricentennial celebrations, and said scoring music for movies or TV depends on what the music director or music supervisor envisions for the program.

Jan Ross Piedad / Texas Public Radio

For San Antonio-area creatives, curators and art enthusiasts, March is a time to celebrate the city's contemporary art scene.

Guadalupe “Lupito” Acuña

From spring blooms to classical music to a squeezebox competition, your weekend is here.



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San Antonio's Tricentennial

As San Antonio celebrates its 300 years of history, TPR is reporting on the celebrations, as well as the historical & cultural milestones that have made the city what it is today.