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Steve Short

Afternoon Host/News Anchor

Steve joined the Texas Public Radio news team in 2009, and serves as TPR's Assistant News Director and afternoon anchor. You can hear him Monday-Friday from 3-7pm on KSTX 89.1 FM. Steve is a veteran of radio news in South Texas, having worked for commercial stations in the San Antonio area since the late 1980s.

Prior to joining TPR, Steve was the San Antonio News bureau Chief for Metro Networks, a division of Westwood One. He wrote stories for the wire service and anchored newscasts on numerous radio stations in the area.

In his spare time Steve enjoys camping, canoeing and barbecuing with friends.

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Animal Defense League
Eileen Pace / Texas Public Radio

A fast growing transport program for dogs, started 18 months ago by San Antonio Pets Alive!, is reaching new heights – literally. It begins Friday morning at Kelly Field.

“We’re taking flight for the very very first time,” said Marketing and Events Manager Erika Mullins. “We’re working with a great organization called Dog Is My CoPilot. It’s a transport of 62 dogs and they’re going to Idaho.”

Chris Eudaily / TPR News

If you’re not registered to vote and want to cast a ballot in the June 10th City of San Antonio runoff election, time is running out.

KENS 5 Eyewitness News, a Tegna company

The son of one of the victims of a deadly church bus crash in Uvalde County has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of the pickup truck that collided with the bus.

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A lawsuit has been filed in federal court over the alleged hazing and sexual assault of a La Vernia High School football player.

With more than 100,000 employees in Texas and Mexico, H-E-B is now the largest privately held employer in Texas.   

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The Texas Department of State Health Services is advising healthcare providers to be on alert for mumps in their patients as the state experiences a 20-year high in mumps cases.  State, regional and local health departments are currently investigating multiple outbreaks throughout the state, including one involving possible exposures on South Padre Island, a popular spring break destination for students from Texas and elsewhere in the United States.  Texas has had 221 mumps cases this year.

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San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department officials have announced that the park curfew will be lifted at selected City parks for the Easter holiday.

The park curfew will be lifted beginning at 11 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, and will resume at 11 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 16.

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch from 4 p.m. Monday through 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Heavy rain showers and thunderstorms will develop later Monday night and could cause some flooding, according to meteorologist Bob Fogerty.

“We think, widespread across the area, we’ll see some totals between 2 and 4 inches,” says Fogerty. “In the heaviest spots, the spots that get the most rain might get up to as much as 7 inches.”

Fogerty says the storm system should move out of the San Antonio area mid-day Tuesday.

Tricia Schwennesen / Texas Public Radio

Major traffic delays are anticipated this weekend as a portion of I-35 will be closed.


TxDOT crews will close all the main lanes between Rittiman Road and George Beach in both directions from 9p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.




Boeing Global Services, or BGS, is bringing its headquarters to Texas.


Boeing already employs more than 4,000 employees in the state and has major sites in San Antonio, Houston, the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  The BGS site will be located in Legacy West in the Plano area.  It will house BGS leadership as well as support staff and will serve as the central hub for 20,000 employees around the world.