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Texas Public Radio (TPR) is bringing its own brand of news, information and entertainment to Gonzales and its surrounding area.  Having recently purchased KCTI -AM from  Gonzales Communications, Inc., TPR will begin broadcasting on 1450 AM in November.

Think Science: STEAM

Sep 23, 2016
Jo Sittenfeld / RISD

For years, STEM has been primary school education’s shiny penny. It’s a focus on developing students and teachers’ talents in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, with an eye toward readying young minds for the jobs of the future.  President Barack Obama’s dream is for American students to “move from the middle of the top in science and math.”

Radiolab Host Coming To San Antonio For Free Lecture

Sep 9, 2016

Jad Abumrad, host and creator of the award-winning program, Radiolab, is coming to San Antonio on Sunday, Sept. 18 for a lecture at Trinity University’s Laurie Auditorium, presented by the Mind Science Foundation.

Jim Dalglish / TPR

If you’ve been tuned in to TPR for any amount of time over the past month, you know about our Dare To Listen campaign, where we’re encouraging open dialogue, civil discourse, and listening—to new ideas, to new concepts, to different opinions, maybe even a different type of music. But most of all, we’re encouraging you to listen to each other.

Think Health Science: Preparing For Zika In Texas

Aug 15, 2016

The mosquito-borne Zika Virus has already seen a minor outbreak in Florida, and in Texas, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has seen 38 reported cases (as of August 15, 2016). What should the state be doing to prepare for a possible outbreak? What steps can you take to prepare? Although most people affected by the virus won’t develop symptoms, Zika has been linked to birth defects. How will the virus affect our population?

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