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Parks and recreation crews have cleared Bird Island in Elmendorf Lake of its nesting vegetation for cattle egrets. The project aims to help prevent bird strikes with military aircraft from Lackland Air Force Base and Kelly Field.

Wendy Davis filed to run for Congress on Wednesday.
Wendy Davis Campaign

Former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis filed to run for Congress on Wednesday. She seeks the Democratic nomination for the 21st congressional district of Texas, which covers the Hill Country and reaches into the San Antonio and Austin areas. 


The Rock-n-Roll Marathon series in San Antonio.
Donald Miralle / Getty Images for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series

The Rock-n-Roll Marathon is expected to attract 18,000 runners and even more spectators to downtown San Antonio this weekend, Dec. 7 and 8, according to marathon officials.

Republican Congressman Chip Roy announced a run for his second term representing Texas' 21st Congressional District. Roy was elected in November 2018 after defeating a crowded Republican primary earlier that year.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

Texas Republican Congressman Chip Roy announced his reelection campaign Monday night, and he may face a challenge from former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis.

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A report by the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general said the DHS did not have adequate technology to track families separated during the implementation of the Trump administration’s Zero Tolerance Policy across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

A Bexar County judge has temporarily blocked the start of San Antonio’s Sick and Safe Leave ordinance which was set to begin on Dec. 1.

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The fate of death row inmate Rodney Reed has been placed in Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s hands.

David Ferguson | New Braunfels Police Department

An early morning fire caused extensive damage to a portion of the Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels Friday morning. The annual festival had just concluded its ten-day run on Sunday.

Joey Palacios and Justin Terveen

San Antonio and Dallas are two national examples of local governments enacting public health policies that improve overall well being for their residents. That’s the opinion of CityHealth, a non-profit that evaluates local health priorities of the country’s largest cities.


Authorities on Thursday issued a warrant for the arrest of state Rep. Poncho Nevárez, an Eagle Pass Democrat, on felony drug possession charges. A state special investigator claims in the warrant, which was obtained by The Texas Tribune, that Nevárez was caught on surveillance footage in September dropping an envelope with cocaine as he was leaving the Austin airport.

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