"One hundred fifty years from now, when I’m gone and our whole family is gone, I hope there’s somebody out there reciting his name, and the name of all of our fallen." —Donna Engeman

Hear veterans share their stories in their own words through The Telling Project.

50 years ago, an agreement between Mexico and the U.S. made the nation one square mile smaller. Read the story here.

50 years ago, an agreement between Mexico and the U.S. made the nation one square mile smaller. Read the story here.

We had a great time at the TPR “All Pets Considered” event on Sunday, July 13 at the Paul Jolly Adoption Center! Thanks to event sponsors North Park Subaru, Holt Cat, and also to the Petco Foundation for additional support.

Texas Public Radio’s David Martin Davies spent time in Honduras this week, to witness first-hand the conditions that are driving so many children northward to the United States. His story is at the link.

Map » Urbantonio

An interactive map of Downtown San Antonio development and revitalization.

How City Leaders Turned A Grand Vision Into Reality On The Museum Reach
On May 30, 2009, thousands gathered on and around Brooklyn Avenue bridge in downtown San Antonio for the ceremonial opening of the Museum Reach—the completely re-imagined stretch of the San Antonio River.
Now that the Museum Reach landscaping has grown in and river barges wind their way up and down the river daily, it’s easy to take its beauty for granted. But it’s important to note the bizarre off-and-on process that made this grand public works project a reality.
The first in a series of reports from TPR’s Jack Morgan at the link.

How City Leaders Turned A Grand Vision Into Reality On The Museum Reach

On May 30, 2009, thousands gathered on and around Brooklyn Avenue bridge in downtown San Antonio for the ceremonial opening of the Museum Reach—the completely re-imagined stretch of the San Antonio River.

Now that the Museum Reach landscaping has grown in and river barges wind their way up and down the river daily, it’s easy to take its beauty for granted. But it’s important to note the bizarre off-and-on process that made this grand public works project a reality.

The first in a series of reports from TPR’s Jack Morgan at the link.

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President Obama and French President Hollande overlooking the beach where allied forces landed 70 years ago.

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President Obama and French President Hollande overlooking the beach where allied forces landed 70 years ago.

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On his first album of original material in 18 years, Willie Nelson paints a self-portrait of a long, up-and-down life — specifically the life of an artist.
Stream Band of Brothers from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

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On his first album of original material in 18 years, Willie Nelson paints a self-portrait of a long, up-and-down life — specifically the life of an artist.

Stream Band of Brothers from NPR Music’s First Listen

“Of all the battles gun advocates have won over the last two decades, this will be the hardest. The vision of groups of young men with assault rifles slung over their shoulders frightens the American public. Even in Texas.” The story from NPR’s Wade Goodwyn: http://tpr.org/post/open-carry-gun-laws-spark-texas-backlash

Of all the battles gun advocates have won over the last two decades, this will be the hardest. The vision of groups of young men with assault rifles slung over their shoulders frightens the American public. Even in Texas.” The story from NPR’s Wade Goodwyn: http://tpr.org/post/open-carry-gun-laws-spark-texas-backlash

Mayor Julián Castro visits with children entering one of the city’s new “Pre-K 4 SA” education centers.

Ryan Loyd has the story on How Pre-K 4 SA got to opening day.