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Bexar County is joining San Antonio in a lawsuit against the state over Senate Bill 4, the sanctuary cities law, passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Greg Abbott.

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Diabetics are at risk of many serious side effects like heart trouble, nerve damage, kidney failure, blindness and amputations. Now, there’s growing evidence the disease also puts people at greater risk of bone fractures. In today’s TPR Lifeline, Bioscience-Medicine reporter Wendy Rigby talks to Dr. Ajeya Joshi of South Texas Spinal Clinic about the link between diabetes and brittle bones. Here is a transcript of the interview.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The City of San Antonio is suing the state of Texas to stop the implementation of the newly passed sanctuary cities ban. City officials claim it will prevent local police authorities from protecting their communities.


Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

It’s been three years since a national scandal over wait times at VA hospitals. Today at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio, hundreds of veterans are still waiting more than 30 days to see a doctor. 

Updated at 4:11 p.m. ET

Through nearly four decades, at least five presidential administrations and seemingly countless Super Bowls and World Series, NPR listeners could depend on at least one thing in the ever-unpredictable world of athletics: Frank Deford. A mainstay on Morning Edition, the Hall of Fame sportswriter was public radio's scholar of sports for some 37 years before hanging up his cleats earlier this year.

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