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Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

City officials have agreed to delay San Antonio’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance after talking with the attorneys who are challenging it in court.

A young girl at a migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo.
Reynaldo Leaños Jr. | Texas Public Radio

A group of women sit on a white wooden bench at Casa Del Migrante Amar in Nuevo Laredo, chatting and eating fruit on a blistering hot summer day.

More than 100 migrants are at the shelter. Some are from Central America and others come from across Latin America.

One of the women, Magda, fled Venezuela’s oppressive regime. On her way to Nuevo Laredo, she heard stories about the area being dangerous. The day after she arrived, she was robbed. 

Demolition efforts begin on the state-owned G.J. Sutton Building.
Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Demolition efforts began this week on the state-owned G.J. Sutton Building, to the dismay of historians. 

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio during a deployment.
Courtesy of AETC Public Affairs

A special warfare training instructor assigned to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland received the nation’s third highest medal for gallantry Thursday. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio saved lives during an unexpected attack in eastern Afghanistan last year. 

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The City of San Antonio and San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association are ready to begin Arbitration under Proposition C.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Planning for San Antonio’s paid sick leave ordinance continues as a lawsuit has been filed trying to stop it from taking effect on August 1.  

Lauren Terrazas / Texas Public Radio

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported its agents apprehended more than 800,000 migrants since last October along the U.S.-Mexico border, and many took place in the Border Patrol's Del Rio sector.

Ryan Poppe | Texas Public Radio

A group of district attorneys this month announced they would not prosecute possession of marijuana cases until the state produced a test that differentiated between legal hemp and marijuana. But Gov. Greg Abbott and other state officials were not happy about that.

Your CBD Store is a new member of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.
Dominic Anthony Walsh | Texas Public Radio

For the first time, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce has accepted a CBD business as a member. San Antonio is now the first major Texan city with a CBD business included in their Chamber of Commerce. The commerce chambers of Keller and Greater Heights also include CBD businesses.   

Frost tower overlooking San Pedro Creek.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

The new Frost tower downtown is officially open. The latest addition to San Antonio’s skyline is also the first downtown office high-rise built in a quarter century, according to Frost officials.