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Vince Kong

Vince Kong comes to Texas Public Radio after working for about a decade in print, including stints in the Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.

He relocated to Florida in 2014, serving as a digital editor for Treasure Coast Newspapers and for the NPR affiliate in Jacksonville. Before that, he spent roughly seven years as a reporter at the Albuquerque Journal in New Mexico.

Originally from Chicago, Vince graduated with a bachelor's degree in English/creative writing from the University of Montana.

Follow him on Twitter @teamvincek.

Updated 5:25 p.m.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to shooting four women in the head and leaving their bodies on rural Texas roadsides now faces the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday.


An Equal Opportunity Services investigation found racial bias to not be a factor in a professor’s decision to call the police to escort a black student out of class, according to the University of Texas at San Antonio officials.

The San Antonio City Council voted Thursday to approve a plan to redesign the Alamo.