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Julian Castro speaking in January, 2019.
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How Will Julián Castro Stand Out In Crowded Democratic Primary Debate?

The first Democratic presidential candidate debate is Wednesday night in Miami. Candidates are split into two separate debates scheduled for June 26 and 27.

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A Father And Daughter Who Drowned At The Border Put Attention On Immigration

Updated at 3:45 p.m. ET Editor's note : This story contains images that some readers may find disturbing. The desperate and tragic plight of a father and daughter who drowned while trying to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. has become a new flashpoint in the border crisis, after a photographer captured a haunting image that shows the pair lying facedown, washed onto the banks of the Rio Grande. Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez, 25, died as he tried to bring his 23-month-old daughter,...

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Jennifer Emerling | Arts in the Armed Forces

Arts in the Armed Forces is a non-profit founded by Adam Driver, Academy Award-nominated actor and Marine. The program is coming to San Antonio Saturday for a one-time reading of Sam Shepard’s True West for the local military community.

Tickets are free of charge to all active military and veterans (including Guard/Reserves), their dependents and providers who work with service members and veterans.

Josh Kohanek

The Mid-Texas Symphony is presenting its new conductor to the communities it serves. Her name is Akiko Fujimoto, and you may remember her.


Updated at 3:45 p.m. ET

Editor's note: This story contains images that some readers may find disturbing.

The desperate and tragic plight of a father and daughter who drowned while trying to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. has become a new flashpoint in the border crisis, after a photographer captured a haunting image that shows the pair lying facedown, washed onto the banks of the Rio Grande.

Steve Short | Texas Public Radio

The Preserve Lake Dunlap Association is campaigning for the creation of a special taxing district to restore the waterway following a devastating floodgate failure.  

The president of the association, J. Harmon, hopes most of the 500 property owners on the lake southeast of New Braunfels will support the creation of a new taxing district to pay for the repairs and maintain the floodgate.


Three senators, four current or former representatives, a mayor, a governor and a former Cabinet secretary all walk onto a stage ... followed the next night by a former vice president, four senators, a congressman, a former governor, a mayor and a pair of entrepreneurs.

Millions of television viewers are getting their first extended look at the historically sprawling Democratic primary field over two nights in Miami this week.

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Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath notified the Harlandale Independent School District Tuesday that he will find replacements for the district’s superintendent and elected board of trustees.

Morath’s decision follows a two-year investigation into Harlandale in response to allegations of nepotism, unfair contract procurement practices and violations of the Open Meetings Act.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Homeowners in San Antonio have a new tax exemption available to them this fall. The San Antonio City Council approved its first homestead exemption in a special meeting called Monday night.

Reynaldo Leaños Jr. | Texas Public Radio

People who attempted to donate soap, diapers and other supplies to children held in detention facilities on the Texas-Mexico border claim federal agents rejected their offers.


Julian Castro speaking in January, 2019.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

The first Democratic presidential candidate debate is Wednesday night in Miami. Candidates are split into two separate debates scheduled for June 26 and 27.

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Big Cedar Fever is a western swing trio consisting of San Marcos natives Georgia Parker, Nick Lochman and Ian Lee. Their sophomore EP comes out this Thursday, and their debut full-length is slated to drop early in 2020.

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Josh Kohanek

The Mid-Texas Symphony is presenting its new conductor to the communities it serves. Her name is Akiko Fujimoto, and you may remember her.


Big Cedar Fever Swings By TPR With Western Sounds

22 hours ago
Nathan Cone

Big Cedar Fever is a western swing trio consisting of San Marcos natives Georgia Parker, Nick Lochman and Ian Lee. Their sophomore EP comes out this Thursday, and their debut full-length is slated to drop early in 2020.

Dominic Anthony Walsh | Texas Public Radio

The City of San Antonio has less than two months until its August deadline to complete part of its first ever “music strategic plan.” The city has had one year to finish certain steps outlined in the guiding document, which is intended to improve and expand opportunities for the local music industry. 

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Centro de Artes opens a new exhibit Thursday, June 27 born of a special artistic partnership.   

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