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The San Antonio River Authority managed a prescribed burn through on the city’s South Side on Tuesday.
San Antonio River Authority

The San Antonio River Authority managed a prescribed burn to improve the ecology of the river through the Mission Reach section on the city’s South Side on Tuesday.

Jolene Almendarez | Texas Public Radio

Three teenagers were arrested and charged with terroristic threat following a lockdown at Roosevelt High School Tuesday morning.

Blue Duck headquarters in San Antonio.
Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Blue Duck scooters announced Tuesday it raised $4.2 million in additional funding. The news comes after several critical months when the embattled company saw high-level departures, layoffs and the apparent removal of the company’s chief executive. 

Emree Weaver | The Texas Tribune

Republican Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020 as calls for his resignation reached a near majority among members of his own caucus.

A model of Picasso's stage design for the ballet Pulcinella inside the larger physical recreation of the same design.
Dominic Anthony Walsh for Texas Public Radio

The McNay Art Museum’s new exhibit, "Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage," explores all mediums of theatre art, from set design to music composition to on-stage performance. The extensive collection of late San Antonio arts philanthropist Robert Tobin made the exhibition possible. 

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

A funeral Mass at San Fernando Cathedral celebrated the life of Emilio Nicolas, the founder of Univision.

Nicolas, the businessman who built the largest Spanish-language television network in the United States, died on Saturday, Oct. 12, in San Antonio at age 88.


Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is threatening to end his campaign if he does not raise $800,000 by the end of the month, saying he is in "dire need of financial resources to keep going."

Gabriel C. Pérez | KUT

The 64 minute recording begins with cordial greetings, family talk and other pleasantries. It's June 12 and Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and Dustin Burrows, then the head of the Texas House Republican caucus, met with Michael Quinn Sullivan at the capitol.  Bonnen and Burrows didn’t know that Sullivan — CEO of the conservative political advocacy group Empower Texans — was recording the meeting.


Fabian+Echevarria

Pursuing a comedy career comes with challenges all its own, but as an openly gay entertainer in the 1980s, Marga Gomez had an additional set of hurdles to overcome. “Latin Standards” is Gomez’s 12th solo show.

Plus, San Antonio’s American Indians bring attention to the recent discovery of human remains on the property of the Alamo.

Court Document

A $205,000 settlement will be awarded to a San Antonio woman who said a female San Antonio police detective removed a tampon from her during a search in the open in the presence of male officers.

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