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Dallas Williams

Associate Producer, "The Source"
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MONDAY at 7 p.m. — Twenty-nine people died as a result of two mass shootings in Texas last month. What is the response from Texans and their political representatives? Will these latest violent episodes move the needle on gun policy?

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Lawmakers get to redraw state and federal legislative district boundaries after every 10-year census count. A Texas redistricting committee is holding field hearings across the state ahead of 2021 mapmaking, including in San Antonio on Thursday.


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The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority faced a slew of property and business owners in court on Wednesday, to defend its plan to start draining lakes McQueeny, Placid, Meadow and Gonzales on September 16.


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In his book "Beneath a Ruthless Sun," Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King tells a true story of corruption and institutional bigotry.


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Texas is one of few states not to establish a Complete Count Committee for the 2020 census, so local entities are teaming up to ensure an accurate count of all San Antonio and Bexar County residents, which is directly tied to federal funding and congressional representation.


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More hot and dry days, aging infrastructure and population growth are all factors in the state of water in and around San Antonio. How are area water agencies working to ensure sustainable, accessible water resources for the future?


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On Sunday, September 1, a bevy of new laws went into effect in Texas. The Texas Legislature passed over 800 laws during the 2019 session that range from less restrictions on open carry rules to the repeal of the state's Driver Responsibility Program.


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U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been outspoken on his negative views of some progressive large-city district attorneys. Should district attorneys be "tough on crime" like AG Barr says, or are there advantages to a more progressive approach?


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A joint city-county collaborative was recently tasked with coming up with a plan to curb the city's domestic violence epidemic. Twenty-nine people died as a result of domestic violence in Bexar County in 2018, and the number of murders by a male intimate partner continues to rise.


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Lila Cockrell, the trailblazing former San Antonio mayor and first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died Thursday, August 29, at age 97.

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