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Julián Castro is interviewed by two undecided voters at Mi Tierra in San Antonio as part of NPR's series "Off Script."
Off Script | NPR

What do you want to ask the 2020 presidential candidates?

Off Script, a new NPR series about presidential hopefuls, gives voters the chance to sit down with candidates and get answers to their questions.

Selena's grave in Corpus Christi.
CREDIT TERRY ROSS | WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

It’s not known when or where the next festival that celebrates the life of the “Queen of Tejano Music” — Selena — will be held. Her family has not granted the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau permission to hold another one. 


Norma Martinez / Texas Public Radio

A happy, young 12-year-old girl living in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, sees her life upended when her family emigrates across the border to El Paso. Though the move was from one border town to another, the culture shock brought emotional and physical trauma that she’d carry throughout her life.

Una Voz Desatada (A Voice Unbound): The Art, Writings and Trauma of an Immigrant Child” is a posthumous exhibit of the life of Rocío Alvarado.


Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio City Council approved changes to its embattled sick leave ordinance on Thursday.

The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Network use seismometers to track earthquakes across Texas.
Bureau of Economic Geology | University of Texas at Austin

Emergency managers from Bexar and surrounding counties gathered Thursday for a workshop to help them prepare for natural disasters; not for floods or tornadoes or hurricanes — but for earthquakes.


Son's Island at Lake Placid.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority managers could be in court by December to answer questions about plans to drain four lakes to relieve water pressure on old spill gates. Agreements were reached between opposing attorneys in state district court in Seguin on Wednesday.


Carson Frame / TPR News

Federal officials have extended the deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops Gov. Greg Abbott sent to the southern border to help with an influx of migrants.


Leticia Vazquez after being announced as the potential replacement for the Precinct 2 Constable seat.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

Bexar County Commissioners have selected Leticia Vazquez, a sheriff’s deputy, for the potential replacement in the Precinct 2 Constable seat.

 

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio City Council set out to select three out of nine scooter companies to operate in the Alamo City as early as Oct. 1. But the selection has not yet been made. So now what?


Yulisa stands at the international bridge that connect Brownsville and Matamoros around 4 a.m.
Reynaldo Leaños Jr. | Texas Public Radio

The ACLU filed a complaint last week against the Department of Homeland Security for turning away pregnant asylum seekers.


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