Steve Short

Afternoon News Anchor

Steve joined the Texas Public Radio news team in 2009, and serves as TPR's News Director and afternoon anchor. You can hear him Monday-Friday from noon-7pm on KSTX 89.1 FM. Steve is a veteran of radio news in South Texas, having worked for commercial stations in the San Antonio area since the late 1980s.

Prior to joining TPR, Steve was the San Antonio News bureau Chief for Metro Networks, a division of Westwood One. He wrote stories for the wire service and anchored newscasts on numerous radio stations in the area.

In his spare time Steve enjoys camping, canoeing and barbecuing with friends.

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The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it is lowering the acceptable amount of ground-level ozone from 75 parts per billion to 70 ppb.

The EPA reports it has updated its air quality standards for ground-level ozone, in response to a careful examination of thousands of studies showing that the current standard set in 2008 was not protective enough of human health and ecosystems.

Since 2012, three year averages for ozone in San Antonio have registered higher than the 75 ppbthreshold.

Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions in San Antonio is cutting back 37 percent of its workforce, laying off 87 employees at all levels.  Employees were informed about the changes earlier this month.

Over the past week, Trinity University has been dealing with an illness that has spread across campus.

Since September 15, about 80 students and staff have reported suffering from symptoms of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. / San Antonio 110

On Patriot Day people in San Antonio reflect on the events of September 11, 2001.

First responders from 50 different agencies around Texas will be paying tribute this morning to the hundreds of firefighters, law enforcement, and EMS personnel who lost their lives at the World Trade Center by climbing the Tower of the Americas. It's the San Antonio 110 9/11 Memorial Climb. They will climb it twice to meet and exceed the height of the WTC towers.

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The investigation of the fatal shooting of Gilbert Flores by Bexar County sheriff’s deputies is now in the hands of the District Attorney’s Office.

The Bexar County District Attorney’s Office received the majority of the investigation from the sheriff’s office of the deputy-involved shooting that occurred last month on Walnut Pass.  Upon receiving the case, the DA’s Office is now tasked with conducting its own review of the evidence.