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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 05, 2011
San Antonio teenagers kicked off a ME NOW, Baby Later campaign, designed to reduce the area's teen pregnancy rate, which is nearly double the national average.At a news conference in the San Antonio Central Library, teens and community leaders discussed the statistics, the cost of teen pregnancy and ways to combat the problem.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 04, 2011
NOWCastSA started this map to help people find programs for teens when school is not in session. Experts say one of the most important ways to decrease teen pregnancy is to connect teenagers with effective after school or summer programs and activities. The "danger zone" or prime time for teens to engage in risky behavior, including sex, are between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., when many teens are unsupervised after school.
Written by evrard on May 02, 2011
I first learned about packs of dogs living at San Jose Burial Park the day after Easter, when my friend Trina Howard called in a panic asking for help. She told me about a story that aired on KSAT 12 about mangy strays roaming the cemetery, bothering visitors, and she wanted to do something about it. 
Written by Susana on Apr 19, 2011
While Texas lawmakers consider anti-bullying bills this session, San Antonio parents are gathering to learn more about the practice that can make children miserable and traumatized.
Written by evrard on Apr 19, 2011
Replay the video: NOWCastSA webcast live as  James S. Gordon, MD, a world-renowned expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma, presented a free, day-long workshop and lecture.