Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor has a little more than a week left in office.  The one term mayor was unseated by District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg on Saturday. Taylor says she has left her mark on the city. 

“Well, it looks like the majority of the votes have come in. it doesn’t look like its going the way we anticipated this evening, but you know what, I am so grateful to God.”

Mayor Taylor ended election night with a sense of pride. She addressed about 200 supporters at Sunset Station.

Texans are among those testing a possible vaccine for the mosquito-borne illness chikungunya. Millions of people around the world could use protection from the virus.

Shelley Kofler / Texas Public Radio

Correction:  In this story Texas Public Radio used information from a San Antonio Police Association report and a Governing Magazine article. Each organization had utilized  the 2015 FBI Uniform Crime Report. We consulted that Report as well. 

Teresa Kroeker, MD

Thyroid cancer is the nation’s fastest rising cancer according to the American Cancer Society. The good news is, it’s also the most survivable form of cancer. In today’s TPR Lifeline, Bioscience-Medicine reporter Wendy Rigby talks to Teresa Kroeker, MD, of Austin’s Texas Thyroid and Parathyroid Center. Here is a transcript of the interview.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

As the hard-fought mayoral race  comes to a close,  District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg and incumbent Mayor Ivy Taylor are pulling out all the stops to get their supporters to the polls.  This is Election Day, and at 7 pm the months of campaigning, debating and knocking on doors will be over. 

Councilman Ron Nirenberg has a system when he approaches the home of a likely voter.