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Ryan E. Poppe

Republican caucus chairs in Texas have concerns about allowing Speaker Joe Straus to continue leading the House of Representatives.  


Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

You’ve probably noticed it in grocery stores and restaurants…a trend toward healthier food offerings with fewer calories, less fat and less sugar. As part of the changing food scene in America, chefs in training are learning how to make dishes that are good for you taste good.

The City of San Antonio and Bexar County are organizing a community wide Mexico earthquake relief effort.

Following Hurricane Harvey “our city moved quickly to provide a compassionate and humanitarian response for our fellow Texans and now we must also provide a compassionate and humanitarian response to our neighbors to the south,” said Mayor Ron Nirenberg. “Well, Mexico is our neighbor. They’re our family. And in many respects, other than a border on a map, there’s no difference between us.”

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

We don’t think much about malaria in the United States, but worldwide, the parasite transmitted by mosquitoes infects more than 200 million people.

Ryan Poppe / Texas Public Radio

As President Trump was addressing the United Nations General Assembly for the first time Tuesday, elected officials, business leaders, and students held their own summit at the state capitol to discuss various aspects of diplomacy and foreign relations.  


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