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Blue Duck headquarters in San Antonio.
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Blue Duck CEO Out As Company Raises Millions In New Funding

Blue Duck scooters announced Tuesday it raised $4.2 million in additional funding. The news comes after several critical months when the embattled company saw high-level departures, layoffs and the apparent removal of the company’s chief executive.

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The Source is a daily, one-hour program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to connect with our guests and a citywide audience.
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Family And Friends Say Goodbye To Media Pioneer Emilio Nicolas

A funeral Mass at San Fernando Cathedral celebrated the life of Emilio Nicolas, the founder of Univision. Nicolas, the businessman who built the largest Spanish-language television network in the United States, died on Saturday, Oct. 12, in San Antonio at age 88.

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The Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 5-4 in Game 1 of the 2019 World Series, led by Juan Soto who homered and doubled in his first Series game.

Soto also had a single and a stolen base to go with his 3 RBIs. The young standout turns all of 21 on Friday.

University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.

Visitors to the San Antonio International Airport can now pay homage to the women pilots of World War II. A traveling photography exhibit unveiled Tuesday showcases the lives of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and their training at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. 

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WEDNESDAY at noon on "The Source" — Highway design plans for portions of Loop 1604 and Interstate 35 are expected to improve congestion and traffic woes for present and future area residents.

The dispatch call from the Concord, N.H., police department is brief. A woman returning to her truck spotted a man underneath. She confronted him. The man fled. Now the woman wants a police officer to make sure her truck is OK.

"Here we go," mutters Officer Brian Cregg as he steps on the gas. In less than three minutes, he's driving across the back of a Walmart parking lot, looking for a man on the run.

The San Antonio River Authority managed a prescribed burn through on the city’s South Side on Tuesday.
San Antonio River Authority

The San Antonio River Authority managed a prescribed burn to improve the ecology of the river through the Mission Reach section on the city’s South Side on Tuesday.

From Texas Standard:

Janis Joplin left her Texas home in the early 1960s. She didn't fit in in Port Arthur, where she grew up, and she wanted to make a name for herself as a musician. She did that, and more, becoming the biggest female rock star of the era. Joplin's greatest musical success, the album, "Pearl," was released after her death from a heroin overdose in 1970. She was just 27. 

1A Across America: Can Texas Turn Blue?

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Conventional wisdom says the Lone Star State is as politically red as they come. In fact, Texas Republicans haven’t lost a statewide race to their Democratic counterparts since 1990.

Foresight 2020: Beto O'Rourke

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Few other candidates in the 2020 Democratic primary speak on the issues in the same way as former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke.

He recently called for a mandatory buyback of assault weapons and for stripping religious institutions that don’t actively recognize same-sex marriage of their tax-exempt status.

Jolene Almendarez | Texas Public Radio

Three teenagers were arrested and charged with terroristic threat following a lockdown at Roosevelt High School Tuesday morning.

Blue Duck headquarters in San Antonio.
Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Blue Duck scooters announced Tuesday it raised $4.2 million in additional funding. The news comes after several critical months when the embattled company saw high-level departures, layoffs and the apparent removal of the company’s chief executive. 

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A model of Picasso's stage design for the ballet Pulcinella inside the larger physical recreation of the same design.
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The McNay Art Museum’s new exhibit, "Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage," explores all mediums of theatre art, from set design to music composition to on-stage performance. The extensive collection of late San Antonio arts philanthropist Robert Tobin made the exhibition possible. 

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Pursuing a comedy career comes with challenges all its own, but as an openly gay entertainer in the 1980s, Marga Gomez had an additional set of hurdles to overcome. “Latin Standards” is Gomez’s 12th solo show.

Plus, San Antonio’s American Indians bring attention to the recent discovery of human remains on the property of the Alamo.

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Spot Barnett, a saxophone player who became a San Antonio musical legend, died last week.


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Get a new perspective on chamber music. Tour the city's newest art museum. And then take a musical tour of Britain. Your weekend is here. 

First off tomorrow night, violist Marisa Bushman says Agarita wants you to listen to chamber music with new ears.

"We're trying to break down the barriers of what people perceive classical music to be. Come see a concert. Immerse yourself in an Agarita and friends performance," she said.

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