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The Source

Monday-Thursday from noon-1 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.

Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation.

Contribute to the conversation:

  • Call us at: (210) 614-8980 during the show
  • Leave a voicemail at (210) 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air
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  • E-mail comments to:  thesource@tpr.org

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Current funding for the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program could change hands from the City to San Antonio Water System as early as next month.


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An estimated 14% of Bexar County's population lives with Type 2 diabetes. This preventable disease typically presents later in life, but is increasingly contracted by youn people who can experience earlier, more advanced complications such as blindness, amputations and even death.


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Homicides related to domestic violence in San Antonio have continued to rise over the past four years. At the end of October, City Council approved a comprehensive plan to disrupt the cycle of family and intimate partner violence.


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As the government primarily focuses its efforts and resources on fighting the nation's ongoing opioid crisis, methamphetamine has reemerged as a growing threat to public health.


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 One in 25 people have been subjected to an online abuse commonly referred to as "revenge porn," where explicit, private images intended for an intimate partner's eyes only are shared publicly online with harmful intent, often after a bad breakup.


Three people died when a four-seat plane crashed just northwest of the San Antonio International Airport on the evening of Dec. 1. 


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More than 18% of Texas children ages 10-17 are obese. Meanwhile, 1 in 4 youth in the state experience hunger. Either way, kids who don't get sufficient or nutritious meals start life at a serious disadvantage. 


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Nearly 400 children and youth were legally free for adoption in Bexar County as of October 31, according to the Children’s Shelter of San Antonio. 


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San Antonio's stray pet population continues to be a public concern and the shelters are struggling to find space and supplies to accommodate an influx of animals due to cold weather.


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