Government & Public Policy

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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.

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Oct 20, 2017

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Slide Fire Solutions, a leading maker of bump stocks, is facing scrutiny after a gunman added the device to his rifles on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas to make them more powerful.

The company is a large employer in the small town of Moran, Texas. Christopher Connelly (@hithisischris) of KERA asked residents what they think about calls to ban bump stocks and what it might mean for their town.