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ANALYSIS: Round 2, Night 1 Of Democratic Debates

Jul 30, 2019
Angela Hsieh | NPR

It's Night 1 of the July Democratic debates. Ten candidates are each making the case that they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks.

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Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Bexar County will have its day in court against several dozen opioid manufacturers next year according to county officials.

 


Courtesy Southwest Research Institute

The U.S. is about to make it easier and cheaper for people to send satellites into orbit. The Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the industry, votes Thursday on creating a new category for small satellite companies that dramatically reduces fees.

The legislation requires the government to expand fertility coverage for service members and veterans who've suffered war-related reproductive injuries.

Bonnie Petrie / Texas Public Radio

A judge and a San Antonio city councilmember, who is also a survivor of family violence, have teamed up to find the money to fund a drug court that will be the first of its kind in Texas. It’s part of an overall effort to make San Antonio a less violent place for women.

 


Reynaldo Leaños Jr. | Texas Public Radio

Native American activists from across the country came to the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday to protest the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border, including children detention and family separation.


Davis Staedtler | https://bit.ly/2LKBdR2

Rackspace is dividing up part of the Castle and giving away a key. The San Antonio technology company is preparing to take on a tenant at its Windcrest headquarters.

Teenagers in foster care listen to advice from UTSA students who were previously in foster care July 23, 2019.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

 After 16 years of moving from one foster home to another, Krizia Franklin couldn’t wait to be out on her own when she graduated from high school.

Curtis Creech and his research mentor Katerina Stujkova investigate cell constructs in a lab at UTSA.
Carson Frame | TPR News

The National Science Foundation has awarded UTSA more than $300,000 to expand a research pipeline to help active-duty soldiers and military veterans. The BRAVe program recruits undergraduates — many of whom have served — to work on biomedical engineering projects related to battlefield trauma care.


The floodgate is to the left of the dam on Lake McQueeney.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

Two Texas floodgates have collapsed in the last two years, and the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority warns four more lakes are in danger of the same fate.


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