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The City of San Antonio and VIA Metropolitan Transit have reached an agreement on calling an election for a proposed sales tax that would fund both transit and COVID-19 relief.

Line in front of H-E-B in deco district about 7:40 am. People at front said they had arrived at 6:30 am.
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Since mid-April, San Antonio has required masks in spaces where social distancing is difficult, but that didn't include H-E-B. The Texan grocery chain has never had a policy that requires customers to wear masks — until today.

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Life as we knew it is being held hostage by the coronavirus pandemic. When the outbreak reached San Antonio, local leaders took decisive action to slow the virus’s spread. 


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As of Friday evening, more than 50 local blood drives were canceled, and as of Saturday morning, the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center had less than a three-day supply. The normal inventory lasts five days. 

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Lila Cockrell, the trailblazing former San Antonio mayor and first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died Thursday, August 29, at age 97.

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Friends, family, colleagues and admirers celebrated the life and accomplishments of Lila Cockrell, the first woman to lead San Antonio and one of the first women to lead a major U.S. city. She died on Aug. 29 at age 97.

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City officials will release the newest iteration of the San Antonio Climate Action and Adaptation Plan on August 22. What's changed? Will the debate over if and how the City should address climate change continue to be mired in controversy or is there common ground to be found for addressing climate change on the local level?


City of San Antonio 2019 Elections Recap

Jun 10, 2019
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Monday at noon on "The Source" – In a very close runoff race, incumbent Ron Nirenberg edged out challenger Greg Brockhouse on Saturday to secure a second term as Mayor of San Antonio.


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WEDNESDAY at noon on "The Source" — The race for Mayor of San Antonio is closer than expected. Will incumbent Ron Nirenberg hold on to the office or succumb to the momentum of challenger Greg Brockhouse?


Texas Public Radio's signature talk show "The Source" hosted San Antonio mayoral candidates Ron Nirenberg and Greg Brockhouse for a live forum Monday. What are their visions for San Antonio? Where do they stand on critical policies? What can we learn from their records?

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