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A federal jury has found state Sen. Carlos Uresti of San Antonio guilty of 11 charges, including wire fraud, money laundering and securities fraud related to his involvement with the bankrupt fracking sand company FourWinds Logistics.


In this primary election, voters will decide who appears on November's general election ballot. From now until March 2, you can cast your ballot at any polling place in the county where you’re registered. But on Election Day, most Texas voters have to go to their assigned polling place. (That's unless you’re in one of the counties participating in a special program.)

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Updated Feb. 21

Closing arguments were delivered Tuesday from both the defense and prosecution in the federal trial against State Sen. Carlos Uresti and his involvement in the bankrupt fracking sand company Four Winds Logistics.

Deputy State Fire Marshal Lt. B. Fine / State Fire Marshal’s Office

A report by the State Fire Marshal’s office says the death of San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem last year was preventable. The 60 page document released Friday highlights actions taken by firefighters and commanding officers at the scene at the Ingram Square Shopping Center last year.


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On this episode of Texas Matters, we look at:

  • Deporting veterans
  • Forgiving student debts (07:13)
  • The history of Pearl beer (18:53)


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