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.

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Education, long held as the best way out of poverty and social mobility has for many become a financial weight, dragging them into default as a result of student loans. 42 million Americans owe more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And millions of those holding student loans are either behind or in default on a loan that can't be discharged through bankruptcy and has proven very difficult to have forgiven.

But how did we get here?

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Americans love their national parks. According to the National Park Service, the 410 sites, including 59 parks, drew a record-breaking 307.2 million number of visitors last year. But that love affair may be more than some of the parks can bear.

San Antonio Spurs

Tim Duncan announced his retirement Monday after 19 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs.

The 40-year old first signed with the Spurs following the 1997 NBA draft. He helped the “Silver and Black” reach the playoffs each season since, and assisted the team in achieving a 71-percent win record, the best of any team in NBA history.  

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A new ProPublica investigation has raised serious questions about the accuracy of roadside drug tests commonly used by Texas law enforcement. The investigation shows that the over-reliance by law enforcement on these tests has resulted in many innocent people pleading guilty.

NASA

Last night, the Juno Probe executed a series of maneuvers and burns to put it into orbit of the massive planet Jupiter. The insertion was captured live at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mission Control Center in Pasadena. You can watch it below.

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