Paul Flahive

Producer - "The Source" & Co-Host, Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the producer for Texas Public Radio's award winning live, call-in program, "The Source." He has worked in public media across the country from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage then here in San Antonio.

From 2009 to 2011 he took a break from full-time journalism, to run an outreach program for homeless youth and victims of human trafficking for Covenant House Alaska.

As producer of "The Source," Paul was honored with two 2015 Lone Star Awards from the Houston Press Club, one for Best Talk Program and the other for Best Public Affairs Segment.

Paul is also a co-host and architect of TPR's live storytelling program, Worth Repeating.

Ways to Connect

It's a universal experience -- getting older - living with a chronic disease - confronting your own mortality - feeling isolated - while looking for purpose and meaning in life.

Ryan Loyd / TPR News

The city of San Antonio has been going back and forth on an annexation plan. Initially a historic growth plan of five sections of the county has been rolled back dramatically. Now only a single swath remains, encompassing 13,000 residents, several businesses off of Interstate 10 West. Mayor Ivy Taylor supported the revised plan.

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Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The city of San Antonio is considering reducing $1.3 million from delegate agencies dealing with community safety net programs. The cuts affect programs within the Rape Crisis Center, the Family Violence Prevention Services Inc, and other associated safety net programs. Instead much of the money would go towards workforce development programs under the reshuffle.

Ryan Loyd / TPR News

Democrats took to the Senate floor Wednesday to demand votes on several stalled pieces of gun control legislation. Led by Chris Murphy of Connecticut, Senators spoke for 15 hours before getting a "commitment" from GOP leadership to schedule votes for their bills. The move comes days after a man claiming to be pledged to ISIS opened fire in an LGBT club in Orlando, killing scores of people. 

In addition to being the largest U.S. mass shooting in 100 years, it was the 133 mass shooting in the country. People are asking why nothing has been going in congress to address the issue. 

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