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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If you're in the federal court system, get comfortable because the delays resulting from too few judges are long. The caseloads are growing, and help isn't on the way. 

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The history of the pig is indelibly intertwined with humanity's. The animal has been reviled by some cultures but embraced by others, why?

While smarter than dogs, the more enlightened animal may be the key to a sustainable protein source as populations swell. The problem in the U.S. is the national norm for raising swine has caused ecological harm to communities and harm to the animals themselves.

Guests:

Chris Eudaily / TPR News

Texas Legislators Sen. Donna Campbell and Rep. Lyle Larson are calling on the Alamo Area Master Planning Organization to drop its plan of a tolled expansion U.S. highway 281 north of loop 1604. 

The Children's Garden, the Carriage House, the many nooks and crannies of the San Antonio Botanical Gardens hold generations of memories. With an eight-acre expansion, the largest single expansion in the gardens' history, the site will have even more space for making those memories.

How will the expansion change the look and feel of the gardens?

Guest:

  • Bob Brackman, executive director of the San Antonio Botanical Gardens
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San Antonio has pedestrian death rate 3 times the safest in the country, which includes New York City. 

Broad streets? Poor city planning? a culture of reckless driving? Where does the blame lie?

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