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Dominic Anthony Walsh | TPR

Scouts BSA — formerly known as Boy Scouts — allowed girls to join their ranks for the first time in February. Since then, more than 100,000 girls across the U.S. have joined. At the local level, 1,000 girls have joined or formed troops under the Alamo Area Council, which serves Bexar and 12 surrounding counties.  

Chelsea Beck | NPR

President Trump announced Thursday he would sign an executive order to obtain data about the U.S. citizenship and non-citizenship status of everyone living in the United States.

Commissioners Creek
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

For about a year, ranchers and property owners in the Hill Country northwest of San Antonio have been in a standoff with a man planning to open a Christian summer camp. 

'Sunny Day' Flooding To Increasingly Threaten Texas Coast

Jul 10, 2019
Travis Bubenik | Houston Public Media

A new government report says the Texas coast is increasingly at risk of flooding, even when there’s not a rain cloud in sight.

Gerry J. Gilmore | United States Department of Defense

A billionaire businessman rises from celebrity to the presidential stage, shaking up the establishment and raising nostalgic hopes about making America great again. Nearly three decades ago, that described Ross Perot, the plain-talking Texan who died Tuesday at age 89, leaving a lasting political legacy.


Vice President Mike Pence and members of Congress will visit the Rio Grande Valley later this week.

Ryan Poppe | Texas Public Radio

District attorneys in Bexar, Harris, Fort Bend, and Nueces counties have agreed to not prosecute low-level marijuana arrests. But their new policies may lead to new complications. 

Chris Eudaily / TPR News

From closures to gas prices, here's what you need to know about Independence Day in San Antonio.


District attorneys in four Texas counties — including Bexar, Fort Bend, Harris and Nueces — signed an agreement to stop pursuing criminal charges for misdemeanor possessions of marijuana.

Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association and the City of San Antonio will enter binding arbitration after 150 days of failed negotiation over a healthcare and wage contract between the two sides.