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Joey Palacios

News Reporter

Born and raised in San Antonio, Joey joined the Texas Public Radio newsroom in October of 2011. Joey graduated from Roosevelt High School and obtained an associate of applied science degree in radio and television broadcasting from San Antonio College in 2010.

Joey started his broadcasting career in 2007 at KSYM-90.1 FM as a DJ and later became program director of the station. After graduation, he interned at  KTSA-550 AM and was hired as a reporter covering elections, breaking news, and the 2011 legislative session.

For TPR, Joey covers a variety of general assignments including breaking news, local school districts, higher education, police, fire, capital improvement, non-profits, health care, community issues and local politics. Joey has also had several stories aired on NPR national newscasts.

When not working, Joey enjoys biking, hiking, cooking, and socializing.

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Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

The San Antonio City Council has given final approval to construct the Hardberger Park Land Bridge.

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It has been a long road for Port Aransas. The island city marked the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. The tourist destination near Corpus Christi was shut down for months after the storm. Residents gathered Saturday to remember the thousands of people who helped rebuild their town through one act of kindness at a time.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Immigrant rights groups said officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement coerced members of separated families to sign voluntary deportation documents.

City of San Antonio

Under the proposed 2019 city budget, the San Antonio Solid Waste Management Department proposes increasing the fee of larger brown garbage carts while decreasing the price of smaller garbage carts.

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A group of local police, emergency medical technicians, hospitals, homeless service groups and others are launching the Southwest Texas Crisis Collaborative.