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July 2016
Ryan Poppe / TPR News

The United States House Permanant Select-Committee on Intelligence heard closed-door testimony Thursday from President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen. 

Congressman Joaquin Castro, a San Antonio Democrat, said the American people can expect to see more criminal charges for key operatives in the Trump campaign based on testimony they received.

Jeremy Gerlach / Trinity University

A pair of Trinity University undergrads who set out to create something to help people take opioid medication with less risk have instead developed a product that has the potential to improve how new medications are tested all over the world.

Gavin Buchanan, 19, and Andrew Aertker, 20,  were in an entrepreneurship program together, and working on a class assignment.

Carson Frame / TPR News

A traveling memorial that pays tribute to those who lost their lives during the Vietnam War arrived at San Antonio’s Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Thursday. Known as “The Wall That Heals,” it is a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and includes the names of more than 58,000 service members who perished in the line of duty.

Scott Beale

Rackspace is laying off 200 employees. This is the third February layoff in three years. The trend began shortly after the company was acquired by Apollo Global Management, a private equity firm.

The company said in a statement that like other technology companies, they are constantly rebalancing their workforce. 

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The two candidates who want to represent Northwest San Antonio met for a public forum in Leon Valley Tuesday night.

Democrat Ray Lopez and Republican Fred Rangel will face each other in a runoff for Texas House District 125 in less than two weeks. The two discussed a number of issues currently debated in this year's legislative session. The forum’s issues included education, immigration, Medicaid, paid sick leave and Texas’ recent attempt to identify alleged non-citizens on the voter rolls.