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Congressman Henry Cuellar, a Democrat, has been in office since 2005. The wide 28th District of Texas includes parts of San Antonio, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley. He hasn’t had a serious challenger in the last decade, until now.


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The City of Helotes hopes to hold onto its small town charm despite its rapid growth, according to city officials.  


Texas Will Deploy 1,000 National Guard Troops To The Border Amid Migrant Surge

Jun 21, 2019
Miguel Gutierrez Jr. | The Texas Tribune

"Texas will deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border amid migrant surge" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

One of San Antonio’s busiest highway intersections will shutdown beginning Friday night.

Loop 1604 and Bandera Road will be completely closed from 9 p.m. Friday, until 5 a.m. Monday.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Three women took their seats on the San Antonio City Council this week. The moment was historic: It was only the second time in the city's history that women outnumbered men on the council.


Veronica G. Cardenas for Texas Public Radio

A Honduran woman sat with her young son outside the Holding Institute, a community center in Laredo that cares for migrants, as the sun began to set. It was a special moment of serenity in a place that also offers migrants some stability and safety.

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The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District issued a level II heat advisory on Wednesday as temperatures in the area soared.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

About two dozen local Girl Scouts and members of the non-profit group Summer of Service are headed to the Dominican Republic to observe and learn from nonprofit organizations working in the Caribbean country.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

Members of the Farmers Market Tenants Association opposed a new city contract, and the San Antonio City Council responded Wednesday by moving the item off the agenda for its Thursday meeting.


Ryan Poppe | Texas Public Radio

Until 2019, three metropolitan planning organizations, or MPOs, were responsible for the Rio Grande Valley's roadways and traffic concerns. But Gov. Greg Abbott said problems endured.

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