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Oscar Moreno

Losing a loved one is always hard. Losing your mother is devastating. Pamela Price tells us the story of her mother's life and death and how Pamela made it through.

This story was recorded at Brick as part of Worth Repeating's "How did I get here" show on 2.4.20. If you have a story, email

City of San Antonio

To say there is a lot of hype around 5G is probably an understatement. Verizon and T-mobile spent an estimated $22 million in Super Bowl ads to tell us all about it. 

City of San Antonio

AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile and other companies are building out their 5G networks — and much of it will be on public property. Texas cities are losing out on hundreds of millions of dollars as a result according to the Texas Muncipal League.

Paul Flahive

Over a breakfast of chilaquiles, black beans and potatoes a few local corporate executives tried to rally support for a program that places top young talent in their startups. 

"City Hall To Go" is one of the R&D League's initiatives. The goal is to identify where department outreach and intake efforts overlap and to ailgn those efforts in a mobile truck that can deliver to low-income, hard-to-reach residents.
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Garbage trucks that map the pothole landscape and traffic signals powered by artificial intelligence are just two of the half dozen projects San Antonio is taking on. But to do it, city staff needs back-up.


While you can’t yet get a bachelor’s degree in Playstation, St. Mary’s University will let you play for the school team. On Tuesday, the San Antonio West Side University announced esports would become its 12th intercollegiate sport. The university is the first in San Antonio to announce the addition.

A billboard advertising Codebound found at I-10 and Callaghan Street.
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In December a post on LinkedIn celebrated the forthcoming launch of a coding program called Codebound, a partnership between San Antonio’s University of the Incarnate Word and local software studio Appddiction.

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A major economic development project on San Antonio's East Side is slated to complete its first phase Feb. 1. 

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Lime, one of the largest electric scooter companies in the world, has pulled out of San Antonio and will lay off staff.

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour

San Antonio is readying itself for 5G networks from big telecoms like AT&T and T-Mobile.