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Cybersecurity is a nearly $90 billion industry with an unemployment rate of zero percent, so cities across the country want to grow it locally. But finding all the variables for an industry steeped in secrecy can be difficult. Fewer variables can mean less effective strategies for gaining ground in an increasingly competitive market.

Center For Severe Weather Research

As thousands of Texans flee coastal communities, a group of scientists drove all night to be present for Hurricane Harvey. 

The first thing you should know, is that you should never drive into a hurricane. But if you have to like Josh Wurman head of the Center for Severe Weather Research, don't get out of the truck...unless you have to.


One in four San Antonio homes doesn't have Internet access according to the U.S. Census' American Community Survey. Entrenched poverty has led to San Antonio ranking 19th worst for home access.

Courtesy Texas Biomedical Research Institute

The San Antonio City Council has voted to loan $250,000 to the Texas Biomedical Research Institute for a new high-security lab.  

Since Monday, Jackie Washington Miller's students have been listening to the audio book Nimona on their ride to Cameron Elementary school.

Washington Miller, a senior school bus driver with the district says the kids have been quiet, intensely listening to the book.

"And as soon as they see me they said, 'Miss Jackie, Miss Jackie. Are we going to listen to the book today?" says Washington Miller explaining the kids check to make sure they start the place they left off.