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Updated Feb. 21

Closing arguments were delivered Tuesday from both the defense and prosecution in the federal trial against State Sen. Carlos Uresti and his involvement in the bankrupt fracking sand company Four Winds Logistics.

Deputy State Fire Marshal Lt. B. Fine / State Fire Marshal’s Office

A report by the State Fire Marshal’s office says the death of San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem last year was preventable. The 60 page document released Friday highlights actions taken by firefighters and commanding officers at the scene at the Ingram Square Shopping Center last year.

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On this episode of Texas Matters, we look at:

  • Deporting veterans
  • Forgiving student debts (07:13)
  • The history of Pearl beer (18:53)

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The San Antonio International Airport is launching new non-stop flight service to Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. It's the latest in a series of new routes established over the last two years.


Jeff Valcher / Wilson County News

Congressman Henry Cuellar is taking the man many credit with stopping the Sutherland Springs gunman to President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday. Stephen Willeford, 55, fired at the gunman as he left First Baptist Church.