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22 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Episode 135: How a civilian at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph rigged $2 billion in contracts
Express-News writer Guillermo Contreras lays out a kickback scheme that landed a Randolph civilian worker in federal court in San Antonio for wire fraud conspiracy. Even after Keith Alan Seguin retired from the government in 2017, the scheme is the largest military graft case to come out of San Antonio in at least a decade. Read more: Bribery case at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph has a major defense contractor under scrutiny Ex-Air Force civilian admits taking $2.3 million in bribes for rigging big contracts
14 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
Episode 134: Bexar County, Black Rifle Coffee Co. and a controversial boat
Reporter Scott Huddleston lays out the ongoing confrontation between Bexar County commissioner, the sheriff and Black Rifle Coffee Co. over a $32,000 donation for a boat. Read more: Sheriff Salazar urges everyone to ‘chill’ in wake of social media firestorm over Black Rifle Coffee Co. donation
15 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Episode 132: Finally Fiesta: San Antonio's citywide celebration is back for a summer fling
Staff writers Rene Guzman and Debora Martin join the show to discuss the return to Fiesta.
17 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Episode 132: An 'amazing 48 hours' inside the Texas House
Reporters Jeremy Wallace and Cayla Harris, from the Express-News Austin bureau, share their experiences during the “amazing 48 hours” inside the Texas House of Representatives as Democrats strategized the historical walkout against the controversial SB7.
12 minutes | May 28, 2021
Episode 131: San Antonio's tourist attractions lack workers to serve them
Travel and tourism reporter Randy Diamond joins the show to talk about the tourism industry's struggle to employ staff as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease.
17 minutes | May 16, 2021
Episode 130: "Blue Hole Wisdom," a new book about the nuns who founded Incarnate Word University
Metro columnist Elaine Ayala joins the show to talk about Bgriget flood Bridget McDermott Flood's new book "Blue Hole Wisdom" about the nuns who founded Incarnate Word University https://www.expressnews.com/news/news_columnists/elaine_ayala/article/Ayala-San-Antonio-s-Blue-Hole-is-a-source-of-16155006.php
12 minutes | May 15, 2021
Episode 129: Tim Duncan's Hall of Fame induction
Express-News sports columnist Mike Finger reflects on Tim Duncan's career as a member of the San Antonio Spurs as well as his legacy in the pantheon of NBA all-time greats.
16 minutes | May 15, 2021
Episode 128: San Antonio rapper Southside Hoodlum making waves beyond his hometown
Express News features reporter Rene Guzman joins the show to talk about his time with San Antonio rapper Southside Hoodlum.
10 minutes | May 6, 2021
Episode 127: Revisiting Prop B
Staff writer Emilie Eaton joins the show to speak on the now defeated Proposition B.
13 minutes | May 6, 2021
Episode 126: Near East Side’s restaurant and bar boom
Staff writer and part of the Express-News Taste team Mike Sutter joins the show to talk about the restaurant and bar boom on the near east side.
15 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Episode 125: SpaceX in Boca Chica and Brownsville
Express-News staff writer Brandon Lingle breaks down his time reporting on SpaceX in Boca Chica and Brownsville.
18 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Episode 124: Gregg Popovich questions NBA owners
Express-News sports columnist Mike Finger discusses Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's latest comments on social justice. Read his full column: As Gregg Popovich questions NBA owners, he finds an uncomfortable truth
19 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Episode 123: Meet Jarrell Flowers
San Antonio Stories with Vincent Davis introduces you to Jarrel Flowers, a San Antonio musician on a mission to share his faith through hip-hop beats and helping local artists.
14 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Episode 122: Meet Rhiana Ward
San Antonio Stories with Vincent Davis introduces you to Rhiana Ward, who works for San Antonio-based engineering consulting firm Raba Kistner, who recently led an excavation team during a preservation project at the Alamo. Ward was one of four full-time women archaeologists on the Alamo crew during the 18-month project.
15 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Episode 121: Young S.A. dad's journey for a double lung transplant after COVID
Health and medical reporter Lauren Caruba discusses her dramatic profile of John Vargas, Jr., one of the first recipients of a double lung transplants due to COVID in the country. Read: 'You're not supposed to be here' - At 34, he needed new lungs after COVID wreaked havoc
19 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
Episode 120: `Misunderstood’ and hoping to shed toxic image, Brockhouse rides again in San Antonio mayoral contest
Senior staff writer Bruce Selcraig joins the show to talk about his profile of Greg Brockhouse "He won’t say if he voted for Trump, calls Mayor Ron Nirenberg boring and phony, and is called “the best retail politician” on the horizon. But can this charismatic, complex candidate unspin a reputation as a sexist bully and political provocateur?"
11 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Episode 119: Alamo renovation project is moving forward
Staff writer Scott Huddleston joins the show to talk about the latest on the Alamo restoration project. "The 30-member Alamo Citizen Advisory Committee unanimously approves closing Alamo Street but opening it for Fiesta parades, using pavers to outline original mission/fort location instead of handrails and allowing unrestricted pedestrian access to the plaza." https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/San-Antonio-advisers-OK-Alamo-plan-changes-Alamo-16071228.php
23 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Episode 118: Meet San Antonio fashion influencer Burgundy Woods
On the latest San Antonio Stories, Vincent Davis introduces you to Burgundy Woods Growing up on the South Side, Burgundy Woods had visions of creating fashion and design, a passion that drove her to succeed in LA then return to San Antonio, where her company “Style Lush TV,” covers the city’s fashion scene. Read: Burgundy Woods is on the rise as home-grown fashionista, style influencer and champion of unsung fashion heroes
13 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Episode 117: Arrest of San Antonio fire chief’s son leads to rift between top city leaders
Criminal justice reporter Emilie Eaton joins the show. Fire Chief Charles Hood accused airport police officers of racial bias when they arrested his teen-age son. It caused a schism between him and Police Chief William McManus. A taxpayer-funded review of the arrest was shrouded in secrecy for months. Read the exclusive Express-News investigation.
12 minutes | Mar 25, 2021
Episode 116: Meet Levi Rodgers
This week Vincent Davis joins the show to talk to the subject of his latest San Antonio Stories piece Levi Rodgers. Levi is a former Green Beret turned real estate agent in San Antonio. Read Vince's full column https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Former-Green-Beret-survived-IED-explosion-in-16042269.php#photo-20769032
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