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Dominic Anthony Walsh

Hill Country & Environmental Issues Reporter

Dominic Anthony Walsh is TPR’s Hill Country & Environmental Issues Reporter. He also co-produces the Petrie Dish podcast. His position is made possible by Report For America — a nonprofit national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on undercovered issues. 

Before becoming a reporter, he was a newsroom intern and stringer for a year. He reported on a range of topics, from local arts and culture to the statewide implications of COVID-19 to a federal lawsuit brought by a group of farmers against one of the largest logistics companies in the world.

Dominic graduated from Trinity University in 2020 with a degree in communication. He got his start in journalism at the campus newspaper, the Trinitonian, and his start in broadcast production at the campus radio station, KRTU 91.7 FM.

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Despite the 9 p.m. curfew, Wednesday's peaceful protest continued after dark with no police interference.
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The City of San Antonio issued a 9 p.m. curfew for downtown San Antonio following peaceful protests that turned violent in recent days.

Some protesters ignored the curfew on Wednesday — the day the curfew was issued — but the protests stayed peaceful.

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This post was updated Wednesday, June 3, at 2:22 a.m.

More than 100 demonstrators gathered at the Bexar County Courthouse Tuesday evening for another protest in honor of George Floyd. After five hours of peaceful protest, the demonstrators found themselves in conflict again with San Antonio Police.

How A Peaceful George Floyd Protest Turned Violent In The Alamo City

May 31, 2020
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A riot broke out on East Houston Street Saturday night after a peaceful march and vigil for Minneapolis man George Floyd turned violent. 

People broke into and looted from shops while San Antonio police officers responded by releasing tear gas and shooting people with pepper and rubber bullets to clear the area. Multiple people were taken into custody.

Cyclists make their way through the water on Sunday, May 25 at Padre Park.
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Memorial Day weekend was filled with thunderstorms in Bexar County. The National Weather Service confirmed about 2.5 inches of rainfall on Sunday night — and a tornado with up to 100 mph winds touched down on the western and northwestern part of the county.

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Workers unearthed two bone fragments during an archeological and cultural investigation on Santa Rosa Street next to Milam Park. The investigation is an early phase of a redevelopment project intended to improve streets and sidewalks in the area. 

More than a dozen tenants were locked out of their units at Olmos Club Apartments for late payments.
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The Texas Supreme Court’s statewide hold on eviction proceedings ends on Monday. Some cities and counties have implemented their own extensions, and many renters are protected under federal law. But unprotected renters without the ability to pay rent are at the mercy of their landlords. 

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The City of Fredericksburg’s annual operating budget is $70 million. Like many municipalities around the state, the city now faces a funding gap. 

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The City of San Antonio has offered free walkup COVID-19 testing for the last three days at Las Palmas Library and Woodlawn Lake Park. Saturday was the last day.

Peterson Regional Medical Center is a private, non-profit hospital. It just confirmed the first cases of coronavirus community spread in Kerr County.
Aaron Yates

The City of Kerrville is cutting costs amid a projected multimillion dollar budget shortfall due to fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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The Permian Highway Pipeline Project faces another legal challenge, this time from the Sierra Club. The lawsuit, filed in federal court on April 30, seeks a temporary injunction against construction of the pipeline and a more thorough environmental impact study.