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The Source

Monday-Thursday from noon-1 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.

Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Jan Ross Piedad.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation.

Contribute to the conversation:

  • Call us at: (210) 614-8980 during the show
  • Leave a voicemail at (210) 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air
  • Tweet questions to:  @tprsource
  • E-mail comments to:  thesource@tpr.org

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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. 


The brain is built to forget, and cognitive neuroscience research indicates that instead of diving into and trying to enhance memory, sometimes it's more beneficial to just forget.

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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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