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Reynaldo Leanos Jr. | Texas Public Radio

Thousands of asylum seekers in Matamoros, Mexico, across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, don’t have access to clean water. They have to use the Rio Grande for bathing, washing clothes and cooling off from the blistering heat. Migrants have developed skin infections, and some have drowned. But a group of volunteers is trying to make their lives better.


Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune

A week into opening the application process for medical cannabis dispensaries to apply for permits in Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety — without warning — suspended the process.

Docks are high and dry after a spill gate failure at Lake Dunlap in May 2019.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

Lake Dunlap property owners filled an exhibit hall at the New Braunfels Convention Center to hear details of a $24 million plan to replace a failed spill gate that led to the lake’s draining in May.

Leticia Vazquez is sworn in as Bexar County's Precinct 2 Constable.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

There’s a new constable for Bexar County’s Precinct 2.

Reynaldo Leanos Jr. | Texas Public Radio

Julián Castro, a Democratic presidential candidate, visited asylum seekers in Matamoros, Mexico, on Monday.


Brandon Watts http://bit.ly/1gXUTNn

Summer temperatures roasted South Texas and the Hill Country this weekend, but a cold front at the beginning and end of this coming week may finally bring refreshing fall weather to the region.

Off Script | NPR

What do you want to ask the 2020 presidential candidates?

Off Script, a new NPR series about presidential hopefuls, gives voters the chance to sit down with candidates and get answers to their questions.

Selena's grave in Corpus Christi.
CREDIT TERRY ROSS | WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

It’s not known when or where the next festival that celebrates the life of the “Queen of Tejano Music” — Selena — will be held. Her family has not granted the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau permission to hold another one. 


Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio City Council approved changes to its embattled sick leave ordinance on Thursday.

The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Network use seismometers to track earthquakes across Texas.
Bureau of Economic Geology | University of Texas at Austin

Emergency managers from Bexar and surrounding counties gathered Thursday for a workshop to help them prepare for natural disasters; not for floods or tornadoes or hurricanes — but for earthquakes.


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