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The National Weather Service has issued an elevated-to-near-critical fire danger statement for the San Antonio area, the Texas Hill Country and most of South Texas. With winds of nearly 30 miles per hour on heat indexes of 103 to 108, there is an increased risk for brush fires.

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Education, long held as the best way out of poverty and social mobility has for many become a financial weight, dragging them into default as a result of student loans. 42 million Americans owe more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And millions of those holding student loans are either behind or in default on a loan that can't be discharged through bankruptcy and has proven very difficult to have forgiven.

But how did we get here?

Todd Wright's Top Three Worth Repeating Stories

Jul 12, 2016
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First comes a story on our  November 2015 show themed "On the Street Where I Live" from self-described "Chicano Non-Believer," Alex Rubio