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Carson Frame / TPR News

Next summer, San Antonio will host the Warrior Games, an international competition for military members and veterans who are wounded, injured or ill. Hundreds of athletes from around the world are expected to compete in the Olympic-style games, sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

As San Antonio’s real estate boom continues, finding affordable housing can be a challenge, especially in neighborhoods on the east side where entire streets are becoming gentrified.

Bri Kirkham | Texas Public Radio

The rallying cry “Save Chick-fil-A” was one of the most surprising stories to come out of the 2019 legislative session, and it began here in San Antonio.

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Three of the five bills dealing with expanding broadband in Texas are either waiting on the governor’s desk or are already in effect. The results have proponents optimistic.

Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

A San Antonio non-profit that provides legal services to immigrants is suing the private prison company that runs Karnes County Residential Center. The lawsuit claims the company's employees illegally separated detained immigrant fathers and their sons, causing extreme emotional distress.

San Antonio Runoff Election: Voting Guide

May 29, 2019
David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

Following Bexar County elections last month, there are still four contested races entering runoffs.

The runoffs include San Antonio City Council districts 2, 4 and 6, as well as the mayoral race. 

This story was updated 5.29.19 to reflect the final judgment of the court and comments from the plaintiff's lawyer. It was orginally published on 4.9.19, following the jury verdict.

Southwest Research Institute was fined $410,000 for firing a female employee in an act of retaliation because she filed sex discrimination complaints against the company. A jury found in favor of Mary Ellen Johnson — who was terminated after 12 years with SwRI — in the federal trial that began in San Antonio April 1.

Texas Tribune

The recent death of a Guatemalan child after a flu outbreak at the Customs and Border Protection Centralized Processing Center in McAllen is unsurprising, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and San Antonio City Councilman Greg Brockhouse addressed some of the top issues of the June 8th mayoral runoff election during separate appearances on TPR's "The Source."

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Steve Hillebrand / US Fish And Wildlife Service

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the death of a migrant minor at the Weslaco Border Patrol station.