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Irene Avine is the aunt of Robert Martinez III, who was shot and killed at Ventura in San Antonio. She said she was upset there was no security the night of the shooting.
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San Antonio Gathers At Vigil To Remember Victims Of River Walk Bar Shooting

Dozens of people turned out Wednesday night for a vigil at Ventura, a bar and music venue where two people were shot and killed and five others wounded on Sunday.

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More Texas Companies Are Improving The Workplace For LGBTQ Employees

The number of companies in Texas – and the U.S. as a whole – adopting policies and practices inclusive of LGBTQ employees is growing, a new study finds.

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House impeachment managers will resume their prosecution of President Trump in the Senate on Thursday and are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.

Watch the proceedings live when they begin at 1 p.m. ET.

Irene Avine is the aunt of Robert Martinez III, who was shot and killed at Ventura in San Antonio. She said she was upset there was no security the night of the shooting.
Bri Kirkham | Texas Public Radio

Dozens of people turned out Wednesday night for a vigil at Ventura, a bar and music venue where two people were shot and killed and five others wounded on Sunday.


The Trump administration has agreed to give roughly $350 million over five years to Healthy Texas Women, a state family-planning program that excludes Planned Parenthood.

The number of companies in Texas – and the U.S. as a whole – adopting policies and practices inclusive of LGBTQ employees is growing, a new study finds.

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While you can’t yet get a bachelor’s degree in Playstation, St. Mary’s University will let you play for the school team. On Tuesday, the San Antonio West Side University announced esports would become its 12th intercollegiate sport. The university is the first in San Antonio to announce the addition.

Photos of key events in San Antonio's history of Mexican American civil rights activism line the walls of a news conference announcing the launch of a civil rights institute Jan 21, 2020 at Our Lady of the Lake University.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

An archive of the history of Mexican American civil rights is coming to Our Lady of the Lake University on San Antonio’s West Side.

The house at 71 Rainey St. leans.

It bows to the left, toward Javelina, the bar next door where you can order a Psycho Chicken, a mezcal drink with honey and habanero. The house crouches beneath an awning of trees and a 30-story condo building across the street where luxury is “uncompromising.”

The owner of 71 Rainey was also “uncompromising” – until last year when being the last man on Rainey became too much.

Updated at 10:51 p.m. ET

House Democrats concluded on Wednesday the first of three days of opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, arguing that the president must be removed from office for abusing his office and obstructing Congress.

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The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services recently released new internal guidelines that cut the caseloads of foster care workers who have been overwhelmed for years by an unmanageable number of clients. But the department has faced many challenges lately, beyond a struggling workforce.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

You’ve heard of the state’s anti litter campaign called Adopt-A-Highway. San Antonio now has its own campaign, called Adopt-A-Spot.


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The Washington Redskins. The Atlanta Braves. The Kansas City Chiefs. Chief Wahoo -- the now-retired cartoonish mascot of the Cleveland Indians. Professional sports have often used offensive Native American terms or imagery for their team names or mascots. The NBA made an important step to amend those wrongs with an event this weekend in San Antonio.

The San Antonio Spurs hosted Indigenous Night Sunday. It paid homage to San Antonio’s indigenous cultures and native people from around the world.


Jeremy Brimhall / San Antonio Symphony

This weekend you can enjoy a pops concert that's like a bouquet of different Broadway hits. You can take a musical tour of the dark side of the moon. Then you can experience violin and piano in a cave, with bats overhead. The Weekend is here, and there’s plenty to do.


This photo and others now hang in San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum."It’s just a very infectious smile that she had," said her friend Lisa Lopez.
Original photo: John Dyer

In 1992, a young Texan singer caught the attention of a now-defunct, New York-based publication, Mas Magazine. They asked San Antonio photographer John Dyer to shoot a cover and spread of the performer.


Lauren Terrazas | Texas Public Radio

The city has lost a major arts organization. In a statement on its website, Arts San Antonio said it ceased operations at midnight on Dec. 31, citing insolvency. 

The entity’s stated mission was to entertain, educate and enrich South Texans with a variety of music and dance performances, among other fields.

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