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Vince Kong

Digital News Editor | Producer

Vince Kong came to Texas Public Radio after working for about a decade in print, including stints in the Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.

Prior to relocating to Texas, Vince served as an editor for Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers and for the NPR affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida. Before that, he spent roughly seven years as a reporter at the Albuquerque Journal in New Mexico.

Vince left the TPR staff in February, 2019.

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Updated 4:45 p.m.

A report released Thursday by the San Antonio Archdiocese names 55 members of the clergy who have been “credibly” accused of sexual abuse since 1940.

Brian Kirkpatrick / Texas Public Radio

Updated 5:47 p.m.

While the San Antonio City Council was confirming Erik Walsh as its next city manager, the local firefighters' union announced Thursday it has requested a return to the negotiating table.

Ryan Poppe

Updated 12 p.m.

After Texas state officials announced it was flagging tens of thousands of registered voters for citizenship checks, two civil rights groups have filed a lawsuit, citing voter intimidation.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Updated 8:40 p.m.

After a marathon session Wednesday, the candidate pool for the next San Antonio city manager has been narrowed to one.

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As 2018 comes to a close, we're looking back at the stories that defined the year that was, according to you.

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From the reopening of the San Fernando Cathedral to the grand opening of the Witte Museum to the birth of Texas Public Radio news, San Antonio’s history is as varied and colorful as the people who inhabit the Alamo City.

This is Texas Public Radio’s San Antonio Tricentennial Minute, a look back at 300 years of Alamo City culture, one day at a time, written and produced by David Martin Davies and narrated by contributor Yvette Benavides.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Donna, TX is the site of a military encampment for troops supporting the Border Patrol. 11/10/18
Carson Frame / Texas Public Radio

Updated 5:25 p.m.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to shooting four women in the head and leaving their bodies on rural Texas roadsides now faces the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday.


Ryan Poppe / Texas Public Radio

Updated 4:36 p.m.

Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit in Travis County district court against San Antonio, its police department, chief of police and city manager, to require their compliance with Senate Bill 4, which prohibits sanctuary cities in Texas, according to a news release.

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From the groundbreaking of the Alamo Dome to the Camel Corp to serving as the backdrop to R.E.M.'s music video for "Everybody Hurts," San Antonio’s history is as varied and colorful as the people who inhabit the Alamo City.

This is Texas Public Radio’s San Antonio Tricentennial Minute, a look back at 300 years of Alamo City culture, one day at a time, written and produced by David Martin Davies and narrated by contributor Yvette Benavides.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Updated 6:30 p.m.

Sheryl Sculley announced her retirement Thursday, after more than 13 years as San Antonio's city manager.

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