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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 30 2019 - 9:28pm
By Charlotte-Anne Lucas for NOWCastSA, June 30, 2019
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 16 2018 - 4:19pm
By Alex Samuels and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Nov 7 2018 - 8:36am
More than half of San Antonio voters supported Beto O'Rourke, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, but it wasn't enough to put him over the top in the Nov. 6 General Election.
Written by Beth Graham on Sep 21 2018 - 11:54am
Replay video: Project Lifeline hosted a panel and community discussion and interactive event, "Immigrant Children, Detention Without End?" on Friday, Sept. 28, in the Student Engagement Ballroom at the University of the Incarnate Word. Each year, as many as 90,000 immigrant children spend time in U.S. detention centers. Those who monitor the conditions say the children often are kept for months at a time in unsanitary conditions without proper medical care and are denied food and clean water. Recent proposals could make their stay in detention indefinite.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Sep 20 2018 - 1:46pm
“It was painful how hungry we were.” “I begged for water for my daughter but the officials wouldn’t give her any.” “The temperature was extremely cold. Children were crying all the time. Human heat was not enough to warm the babies.” Each year in U.S. immigration detention facilities, 90,000 children are systematically deprived of food, water and basic medical care, and exposed to extreme temperatures and unsanitary conditions.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Sep 20 2018 - 1:27pm
The current administration has terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of six countries, and over the coming months the Administration will continue to make decisions about TPS designations for four additional countries. In response to the recent terminations, several non-profit organizations have filed lawsuits on behalf of TPS holders challenging the termination of TPS.
Written by Maria Gardner on May 24 2018 - 6:55pm
By Maria Gardner The San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) has partnered with San Antonio Rise (SA Rise), an organization of teachers, school officials and community members, to present a handbook for parents and the community on how Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4) will be applied in the school district. At the press conference, SAISD Board President Patti Radle said, “School districts do not fall under SB4.”
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 7 2018 - 6:47pm
By Marissa Evans, The Texas Tribune A wave of Texas women candidates won or made it to runoffs in more than 50 primary races statewide amid a surge of interest in running for office among women around the country.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 28 2017 - 12:31am
Join the family, friends and colleagues of Ruth Jones McClendon for a funeral mass celebration of her life, passion and accomplishments on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. 
 You can watch the service right here in this page, live, or replay it later.