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Joey Palacios

News Reporter

Born and raised in San Antonio, Joey joined the Texas Public Radio newsroom in October of 2011. Joey graduated from Roosevelt High School and obtained an associate of applied science degree in radio and television broadcasting from San Antonio College in 2010.

Joey started his broadcasting career in 2007 at KSYM-90.1 FM as a DJ and later became program director of the station. After graduation, he interned at  KTSA-550 AM and was hired as a reporter covering elections, breaking news, and the 2011 legislative session.

For TPR, Joey covers a variety of general assignments including breaking news, local school districts, higher education, police, fire, capital improvement, non-profits, health care, community issues and local politics. Joey has also had several stories aired on NPR national newscasts.

When not working, Joey enjoys biking, hiking, cooking, and socializing.

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District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse held a news conference at the fire union’s banquet hall Wednesday to detail his concerns about the recordings and support San Antonio city charter amendments proposed by the fire union.

Alamo Management Committee

San Antonio’s Historic Design and Review Commission and the Planning Commission approved changes to Alamo Plaza Wednesday night.

Council members, freom left, Manny Pelaez, Anna Sandoval and Shirley Gonzales speak at the Go Vote No campaign headquarters after the release of secretly recorded audio. 10.9.18
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The Go Vote No Campaign, which opposes the San Antonio Professional Firefighter’s Associations proposed city charter amendments, has released another secret recording of what it says is fire union President Chris Steele.


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Updated 6:06 p.m.

The deadline to register to vote in Texas has arrived. Tuesday is the final day to submit registrations or have them postmarked. The Bexar County Elections Office has taken on additional staff to handle the influx of applications.

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The San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association held a news conference Thursday, one day after the Go Vote No Campaign released audio of what it says is fire union President Chris Steele talking to firefighters about the union's political plans.