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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James Baker

Mosquitos, rampant mushrooms, and over watered gardens, are all resulting from the heavy rainfall south Texas has received this spring. We talk with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Horticulturalist, David Rodriguez about how to improve drainage, avoid nasty pests, and ensure a healthy crop for the family.

Guest:

  • David Rodriguez, Horticulturalist with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

The Obama Administration and the Department of Labor issued new rules related to who is and who isn't eligible for overtime pay. According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, employees who work more than 40 hours should receive overtime pay unless exempted. 

David Martin Davies

The Texas Voter ID Law is five years-old and it is back in the court room, this time the full 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. The central question, did the state of Texas discriminate against minority and impoverished communities by requiring a - some argue too short - a list of recognized photo IDs in order to vote. 

Where are we now, and what are the deadlines before the general election this November?

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Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Two very different stories for the show's reporters roundtable. 

First: this week, San Antonio Express-News editorial writer and columnist Josh Brodesky asked a provocative question. Should a nonprofit leader get paid almost $600,000 for putting on a single football game each year?

The game is the popular Valero Alamo Bowl and the man is Derrick Fox, CEO of the nonprofit that makes it all happen.

Hanes Grobe | http://bit.ly/1pceTzA

This week iHeartMedia began litigation in a case that could set a number of precedents, something the company has done for decades. It's battling its own investors, and the outcomes will have big implications for the financial health of a one-time behemoth that went from an annual profit of $935 million a decade ago, to negative $794 million today.  

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