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What you need to know for Memorial Day in San Antonio

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Here's news you can use for Memorial Day 2019.

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Communities on Lake LBJ were separated after a 2018 flood knocked out the bridge that connected them. But they were finally reunited Friday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.


Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has a plan to change immigration policy in the U.S. The former Housing and Urban Development secretary wants to address immigrant detention, family reunification and the immigration court system.

In stark contrast to current policy, he also wants to decriminalize crossing the border illegally, a plan he outlined in a Medium post in April.

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District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse appeared on TPR's "The Source" on Thursday to explain his plans if he is elected mayor. He also defended himself from allegations of domestic violence he supposedly committed in 2009.

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and San Antonio City Councilman Greg Brockhouse addressed some of the top issues of the June 8th mayoral runoff election during separate appearances on TPR's "The Source."

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Mixed income lofts are even more popular in downtown San Antonio as affordability weighs on many renters.


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The Texas Senate unanimously passed legislation expanding the Texas Compassionate Use Program on Wednesday. The legislation is expected to become law, enabling more patients to purchase marijuana-derived CBD oil in Texas.

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Bexar County commissioners on Tuesday approved a more than $11 million contract for new voting machines.  

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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the death of a migrant minor at the Weslaco Border Patrol station.

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The Texas Senate bill bans any governmental entity from punishing a private business for its past donations to religious organizations. Critics condemned it as a new version of the 2017 bathroom bill or as a reaffirmation that the state is hostile to LGBTQ people.

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