Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the technology and entrepreneurship reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country, from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage and now here in San Antonio. 

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. In 2016, he was honored with an Anson Jones Award from the Texas Medical Association for a story on community clinics.

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

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Technology and Entrepreneurship News Fund, including The 80/20 Foundation, Group 42, rackspace, The Elmendorf Family Fund, University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, SecureLogix, United Services Automobile Association and Parscale: A Collaborative Agency.

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Ryan Poppe / TPR News

The Texas Senate held its first select committee Wednesday to review processes and give lawmakers a crash course in cybersecurity.

The committee was mandated by House Bill 8 that passed earlier this year.

Texas is no stranger to cybersecurity problems. In 2011, the state comptroller's office left more than three million social security numbers exposed on the web for a year. The error would reportedly cost the state $1.8 million.


While investigating a spate of evening car break-ins in a neighborhood on the west side of Bexar County,  investigators from the Sheriff’s Office thought residents might have photos or surveillance camera footage that could help, but didn't have a quick way to request that information.

"So we went old school," Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said. "We literally sent my deputies from community policing door to door."

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As we head into the busiest weekend of the year for retailers, analysts expect a 3  to 4 percent bump in spending. But how people will spend this holiday season is up for debate.


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Senator John Cornyn, R-Texas, held a congressional hearing Monday morning on the North American Free Trade Agreement within yards of where the historic deal was signed by the presidents of Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. in 1992.


U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Updated Nov. 20 8:28 p.m.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent is dead and another is in stable condition in an El Paso hospital after responding to a call in West Texas late Saturday night.

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