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2 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, and State Sen. Dan Patrick, her Republican counterpart are each making a brief swing through West Texas. Van de Putte, a San Antonio lawmaker, will stop through Lubbock Wednesday before travelling to Amarillo.
7 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19
The long-running ideological dispute over what gets taught in Texas classrooms flared anew over proposed history textbooks Tuesday, with academics decrying lessons they said exaggerate the importance of Christian values on the nation's Founding Fathers while conservatives complained of anti-American, pro-Islam biases. The Board of Education will approve new history textbooks for the state's 5-plus million public school students in November.
7 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com
A flood-monitoring software package developed and used in Europe has been installed in San Antonio to help emergency responders plan for and react to life-threatening storms. The San Antonio River Authority have announced the first implementation in the United States of the system, called Floodworks.
8 hrs ago | The Family Badge
We have uploaded the weekly report to the website, feel free to call or email with questions. The monthly report for August has been posted too.
12 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com
Are you considered the best cook in your family? Do you enjoy tinkering with recipes from your grandmother's collection or cookbooks and making them your own? If so, you might want to enter the casting call for season six of Fox television's "MasterChef." San Antonio is the only city in Texas where an audition will be held.
16 hrs ago | Business Journal
Accion Texas Inc. has received a $25,000 gift from Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union towards construction of its new Accion Texas Lending and Learning Center on San Antonio's West Side. The campus is currently under construction and is slated for completion in the first half of 2015.
The San Antonio Police Department is searching for three men suspected in the brutal beating of a 65-year-old man last week. If apprehended, the three men face charges of aggravated robbery, a first degree felony punishable by up to life in prison.
San Antonio on the Racial Dot Map, which was developed by the Weldon Center of University of Virginia and shows population based on race using 2010 Census data. The colors represent one of five categories: White , Black , Asian , Hispanic and other.
Megan Hicks De Young, who stars in Smokey Joe's Cafe at San Antonio's Woodlawn Theatre, recently brought the house down at Woodlawn's late night cabaret, Broadway Nights , by singing "Screw Loose." Check out the video below for the hillarious rendition of the song.
Encino, Calif.-based froyo chain Menchie's recently opened the first of three shops in the Alamo City.
UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of faculty from the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is opening a new primary care clinic in the South Texas Medical Center.
The music never stops in San Antonio and this week there's a big music festival coming to the Sunken Garden Theater. The Moonamp Music Festival is coming to town for the first time on Saturday September 27, 2014.
Five years after claims of scathing human rights abuses ended the detention of immigrant families at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center, federal officials last week announced a plan to build another detention center in South Texas to hold immigrant parents and children. If the deal goes through, which officials in Frio County say is more than likely, the new site 70 miles southwest of San Antonio would be run by the same private prison company that ran the old facility northeast of Austin: Corrections Corporation of America.
Shown in this file photo is Natalie Torentino participating in a Civil War re-enactment in Bellville, inside Austin County. Michael Devine of Temple, a member of the Texas State Militia, waits for a gun-rights rally to begin at the Alamo, in San Antonio, in Bexar County.
Austin, TX, United States - A federal appeals court in New Orleans is reviewing whether 11 clinics that provide abortion in Texas must immediately close their doors because they don't comply with a state law requiring that they meet all the standards of an outpatient surgical center. A three-judge panel heard arguments this morning for more than 90 minutes, first from the Texas solicitor general and then from a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, representing many of the Texas clinics.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:50 pm
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