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San Antonians have taken 1.85 million rides on the city’s more than 14,000 scooters since the pilot program began six months ago. They’ve called 911 for scooter injuries more than 130 times in nearly the same time period.

The city’s six-month pilot will close  this month, and scooter company contracts will begin to expire the next few months.  

Photo courtesy of George Cisneros

The horrific images of fire consuming Notre Dame cathedral in Paris resonated among some San Antonio residents who remembered when a blaze in 2008 damaged their own religious community at Our Lady of the Lake University.

It was May 6, and the sun was setting. Somewhere deep in the University’s main building, there was a spark … an electrical short … and then flames.

The fire moved quickly through the top floor of the gothic-style building and nearly surrounded the statue of Mary that looked down onto the campus.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

San Antonio religious leaders and firefighters reflected on the massive fire at the Notre Dame cathedral on Monday. But they also considered the vulnerability of San Antonio's historic structures.

David Martin Davies | Texas Public Rado

Texas begins redistricting in two years. The process will slice up the state into political districts. When the districts are redrawn to benefit a particular party, it's called gerrymandering. For some Texans, it's time to finally end that particular political game.

Lauren Terrazas | Texas Public Radio

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought his Bach Project to the sister cities of Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, on Saturday. Laredo’s “Day of Action” featured performances in both cities to celebrate the relationship between the two communities.