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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Fiesta Commission

The  history of Fiesta continues this week. The 124-year-old San Antonio tradition has changed but only little when compared to the dramatic changes to the surrounding city.

We talk with Lewis Fisher about Fiesta, a changing San Antonio and more.

Paul Flahive, Texas Public Radio

Four women continue their push for exoneration in the case that sent them to prison for more than a decade for a crime they say never took place.

The San Antonio Four, as the media took to calling them, is made up of Kristie Mayhugh, Anna Vasquez, Cassandra Rivera, and Elizabeth Ramirez.

They go before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Wednesday to make their case again that they committed no crime. 

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Oil prices are always watched carefully—especially in Texas. Today’s oil price is at $56.58, a high for 2015. 

The number of oil rigs operating in Texas has been cut by more than half since a year ago, according to Baker Hughes latest count.

Today’s spike is promising, but the increase in barrel price is unlikely to halt companies’ efforts to scale back. In the words of Karr Ingham, Amarillo-based petroleum economist, “the die has already been cast.”

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Since 2009, overdosing on medications and illicit drugs has been a bigger killer in the U.S. than car crashes or gun deaths at more than 120 per day. Just overdosing on prescription medications accounts for more than a third of that number, at 46 individual deaths a day. 

The Source: When Domestic Terror Was Blasé

Apr 16, 2015
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An American culture where bombs were considered normal is difficult to imagine. But thanks to groups like the SLA and Weathermen Underground, that was the reality of the late 60s and early 70s.

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