Bexar County

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Texas Public Radio's "The Source" is hosting a series of forums with candidates leading up to the 2018 midterm elections. Early voting for the 2018 primary elections starts next week on Feb. 20. Primary Election Day is March 6.


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Bexar County residents caught in possession of marijuana or accused of certain misdemeanors can receive a ticket and be let go under the county’s new Criminal Intervention Through Education program. The process is commonly referred to as cite and release.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given San Antonio a pass on air pollution until spring of 2018. But in a letter to Governor Greg Abbott last week, the agency requested additional environmental data on Bexar County by Feb. 28.

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Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff is asking for an investigation into allegations of fraud between Major League Soccer and the owner of the Columbus (Ohio) Crew, who said he wants to move the team to Austin.

 

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In 2016, the San Antonio Police Department responded to 34,000 calls for domestic violence and so far this year, 31,000 calls have already been made for the same issue. 

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