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Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

A possible cure for diabetes is on the horizon for the millions of people who suffer from the disease. The important research is being conducted in San Antonio. The technique is designed to make the body produce insulin on its own again.

Diabetic patients have to use finger pricks to check blood sugar and insulin shots to control their glucose levels.

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The son of one of the victims of a deadly church bus crash in Uvalde County has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of the pickup truck that collided with the bus.

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Today is the seventh day of Passover, the holiday where Jews abstain from eating foods like bread, rice, pasta, cookies, and cakes. Rabbi Mara Nathan is the senior rabbi at Temple Beth El in San Antonio, and is the first woman to serve as senior rabbi of a major congregation in Texas. 

Nathan says the Passover story originates from the Hebrew bible, which says Jews were slaves in Egypt for over 400 years. She says there came a certain point where they realized they could no longer bear their servitude.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

On May 6th, San Antonio voters will decide on the largest bond package ever proposed by the city. 

If each of the six parts pass, the city could borrow $850 million dollars to put towards streets, flood control, public safety improvements are various other projects.  The long term, low interest loan will not require an increase in the tax rate.

Louisa Jonas / Texas Public Radio

A legislative bill may help some freshmen in Texas get an early start on technology careers. Senate Bill 22, currently in the House, proposes to implement a new technology education program called P-TECH or Pathways in Technology Early College High School.

 

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