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Scott Pelley has reported on the biggest stories of the last 30 years as a 60 Minutes correspondent and former CBS news anchor.


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Texas’ Compassionate Use Program (CUP) was first established in 2015. Its initial iteration was one of the country’s most restrictive. 

House Bill 3703 from the 2019 state legislative session expanded the list of qualifying conditions that physicians can use to prescribe medical cannabis. 


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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Monday at 12:30 p.m. on "The Source" – An $11.6 billion plan to reform school finance in Texas unanimously passed through both the Texas House and Senate and is on Gov. Abbott's desk for final approval. 

House Bill 3, or the Texas Plan for Transformational School Finance Reform, includes $6.5 billion to improve public education and pay teachers, plus $5.1 billion to lower school district taxes. 

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A former U.S. ambassador to Mexico warned that the recent drama over tariffs on Mexican products may not be over. He's worried it may resume in three months.

President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was designed to pressure America’s top trading partner into taking action to prevent Central American immigrants from reaching the southern U.S. border.

The tariffs were scheduled to take effect on Monday, June 10. But on the previous Friday, Trump tweeted that Mexican officials “agreed to take strong measures to stem the tide of migration.”

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With Election Day fast approaching, reporting from San Antonio Express-News' Brian Chasnoff reveals new information related to a 2009 allegation of domestic violence by City Council representative Greg Brockhouse, who is in a runoff for mayor.

Guest: Brian Chasnoff, investigative reporter for the San Antonio Express-News

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San Antonio's construction industry is booming, but there aren't enough qualified people to do the work.


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Sex trafficking is the business of forcing victims to provide sex for profit — a form of modern-day slavery that is vicious, pervasive and which has proved extremely challenging to eradicate.

  

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On June 8, voters will decide who will replace mayoral candidate Greg Brockhouse as their District 6 San Antonio City Council representative. 


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On June 8, voters will decide between runoff candidates Jada Andrews-Sullivan and Keith Toney to represent District 2 – which covers most of San Antonio's East Side – on City Council.


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