Monday, June 29, 2015

Supreme Court To Texas: Back Off On Abortion Law – For Now

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 4:29 PM

Their fight is far from over, but pro-choice advocates in Texas can let out a sigh of relief after the nation's top court decided to not let through – for now – a state law that would have forced the closing of many of the state's abortion clinics. In...

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Most Central Texas Counties Will Comply With Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Posted By and on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 4:11 PM

On Friday morning, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. By Friday evening, the Bexar County Clerk's Office issued a total of 230 licenses, many of which went to same-sex couples who wanted to be among the first to exercise their marriage rights. County clerk officials told the Current...

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The Hangar Will Celebrate Shark Week

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 3:35 PM

You'll be able to enjoy an unusually early Shark Week this summer at The Hangar Bar & Grill (8203 Broadway, 210-824-2700) as they host viewing parties of all the toothsome action starting Sunday, July 5 at 7 p.m.  The Broadway bar will also food and drink specials including a...

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5 Things You Have To Do This Week

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 1:35 PM

Tuesday, June 29 Wine Discovery Series Serve only the best wines on Independence Day with tips from the experts at Central Market. The demonstration will include tastings of featured wines with samples of Mimi en Provence Rose; Domaine J Guneau Sancerre; Cava Vibracions; Matthew Fritz Chardonnay; Doppio Passo Primitivo...

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U.S. Supreme Court To Hear UT-Austin Affirmative Action Case Again

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:31 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court will again examine the use of race in the University of Texas at Austin’s admission process, in a case that could seriously impact affirmative action in college admissions. The case, Fisher v. University of Texas, has been contested since 2008. That’s when Abigail Fisher sued...

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Missions May Become Texas' First World Heritage Site This Week

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:17 PM

Grand Canyon National Park, the Statue of Liberty are already World Heritage Sites. The next in line for that claim to fame may be the San Antonio Missions Historical Park (including the beloved Alamo). United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is expected to reach a decision by...

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Don't Go, Manu! Ginobili To Make Call On Retirement

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 11:03 AM

We’re not ready for the Manu Ginobili era to be over yet. Hopefully, Manu isn’t either. We will find out soon enough, though. Ginobili will announce his plans for next season “when the time comes” in the Argentine newspaper La Nacion, the San Antonio Express-News reported on Sunday. Ginobili,...

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Because Who Doesn't Love Tacos?

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 9:46 AM

Having a case of the Mondays? While we await the release of a full-blown taco-only emoji app, taco lovers (aka the general public) can delight in this amazing gif. Because even Taylor Swift loves tacos, duh. Gotta fill that "Blank Space" (get it?) with something....

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Ken Paxton Should Take Cues From Kentucky's Attorney General

Posted By on Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 9:48 PM

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway gave the nation a beautiful lesson on how to throw shade by embarrassing his counterpart in Texas with nary a mention of his name. In a statement released on Facebook today, Conway promised to not waste public resources on efforts to defy the U.S. Supreme...

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Ken Paxton: Public Officials Can Deny Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples On Religious Grounds

Posted By on Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 7:42 PM

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion on Sunday that concludes government officials may claim religious objections to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Mums the word on whether or not those same religious objections can be used to turn away couples seeking a divorce. The opinion follows...

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