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Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

Only two-thirds of the children in Bexar County are up to date on their immunizations. This is the time of year clinics are flooded with requests for last minute shots before the school year begins.

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San-Antonio based oil and gas refiner Andeavor announced plans Friday to build a 130-mile crude oil pipeline system in the Delaware Basin, which extends from West Texas into New Mexico.


City of San Antonio

The Proposed 2018 City of San Antonio Budget comes in at 2.7 billon dollars. It takes a new approach of dividing some additional city money to some council districts that may need more in repairs than others based on equity.

This is the city’s largest budget. It provides $99 million to street repair across the city, a $14.25 minimum wage for entry level employees, 40 new police officer positions and 43 new fire fighters and EMS responders.

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The City of San Antonio intends to put a perspective of equity in its budget for the 2018 fiscal year.  This means some council districts that have been at an economic disadvantage for many years could potentially see a larger share of money.  

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

The key to finding a better way to treat a deadly form of childhood cancer may lie in a tiny fish. An unlikely animal model at UT Health San Antonio is helping scientists figure out how to tackle muscle tumors.

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