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Jan Ross Piedad

Assistant Producer & Texas Station Collaborative Coordinator

Raised in San Antonio, Jan Ross is a graduate of UT Austin’s School of Journalism. Before Texas Public Radio, she interned for the News Desk at NPR Headquarters and the network’s mid-day program, Here & Now. She was a member of Texas Standard’s digital-first web team during the newsmagazine show’s launch in 2015. Jan Ross is a Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change Fellow, an alum of NPR's Next Generation Radio Project and was selected for the University of Texas System’s Archer Fellowship in Washington, D.C.  

Jan Ross is interested in all things pop culture and global affairs. Her journalistic interests range from issues of social inequality to media commentary. She enjoys travel, podcasts, live music, and sharing the best of film and television. 

 

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Domestic violence – also called intimate partner violence, domestic abuse or relationship abuse – is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship.


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Registered voters in San Antonio will see three key propositions when filling out their ballot for the Nov. 6 election cycle. 


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According to comparative data collected by the City between 2017 and August 1, 2018, San Antonio has experienced a 26 percent reduction in gun-related crimes in the last year. 


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A recent string of dog attacks has made animal-related injuries a public safety issue for many in San Antonio. 


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Earlier this year, City Council approved the ordinance which raises the age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old.

The "Tobacco 21" initiative is set to take effect on October 1, making San Antonio the first city in Texas to enact such an ordinance.

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