The Source

Monday - Thursday from 3-4 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation.

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David Martin Davies / TPR

Training through the heat of a south Texas summer can be daunting for the novice and skilled runner alike.  This week has been the hottest so far this year, what are you doing to try and stay active? What safety precautions do you need to take?

Guests:

  • Sally Seeker, longtime runner in San Antonio
  • Dr. William Cooke, chair and professor of Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition at the University of Texas San Antonio.
David Martin Davies / TPR News

The United States' broken immigration system and how to deal with it continues to make headlines. The tragic death earlier this month of a san francisco woman at the hands of a man in the country who had with a criminal past who had been in police custody but not held for the Department of Homeland Security for deportation.

Michel Marizco / Fronteras

New policies and new data are coming to the immigration debate ahead of the 2016 presidential election. What big change is the number of people and the type of person coming from Mexico. According to Rogelio Saenz at the University of Texas San Antonio the number has dropped by 67 percent within 10 years.  And the type of Mexican National coming is different as well, with the more educated coming to the U.S.

Flickr user SalFalko / cc

Last year, Houston passed a sweeping reform to its nondiscrimination order expanding it to several different groups of people including military personnel, people with differing marital status, and the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community.

The expansion was hotly contested in that city and made national headlines. Unlike San Antonio's NDO, which covers city government and those doing business with the city, Houston provided a penalty for any business with more than 15 workers for employment discrimination.

Flickr user: Jerod Tarbell / cc

The City of San Antonio is making strides to address high-speed internet and the big gap in who has internet access and who doesn't, commonly called the digital divide.

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