Wednesday, October 31, 2012

San Antonio: the spookiest city in America?

Posted By on Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 11:55 AM

About six years ago I was looking for a change of scenery. At the time I was living in Houston, but I was hoping to intensify my research into all manner of mysterious creatures. I was familiar with accounts of monstrous birds that had been reported sailing over...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Third-party groups duke it out in Canseco/Gallego race

Posted By on Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:50 PM

In a new attack ad, the Congressional Leadership Fund attacks Gallego for his backing from “radical environmentalists” and their “job killing agenda.”

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Monday, October 29, 2012

La Prensa Foundation Supports Education in San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 6:18 AM

I had the pleasure recently to attend the La Prensa Foundation 2012 Leadership Awards. Founded by Amelia J. Duran, La Prensa Foundation has been supporting education in San Antonio for 13 years. The Foundation has awarded more than $2.3 million in scholarships to students seeking success through higher education. "It's...

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Friday, October 26, 2012

UTSA prof suggests women vote with their vaginas

Posted By on Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 4:13 PM

A University of Texas, San Antonio marketing professor is catching heat for a study claiming women's menstrual cycles sway their decisions at the voting booth. On Wednesday night, CNN posted – then hours later retracted – a story citing UTSA assistant professor of marketing Kristina Durante and her...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

President Clinton stumps for Gallego at South San

Posted By on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Former President Bill Clinton spoke to an overflow crowd at South San Antonio High School Thursday afternoon, hoping to boost support for congressional hopeful Pete Gallego, who's locked in a tight race with GOP Congressman Francisco “Quico” Canseco. Clinton's visit comes at a crucial time for the Gallego...

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Another arrest in the East Texas Keystone XL pipeline fight

Posted By on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 5:18 PM

WINFIELD, Texas — The Price family in Winfield woke up to a world of protestors yesterday morning as the struggle for Texas landowner and environmental rights made its way further across rural East Texas and the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline route. Around 9 a.m., Cherri Foytlin, the 40-year-old...

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Downtown workers push for Tip Integrity Act

Posted By on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 10:39 AM

A Unite Here! protest outside the Grand Hyatt last year When you hear there's a 22 percent "service charge" added to your bill, you assume it's a tip, right? Local organizers with Unite Here! contend downtown's Grand Hyatt has long been misleading guests and skimping workers, pocketing the...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Family seeks answers in jail death

Posted By on Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 6:06 PM

At 8 p.m. on August 21, Thomas Reed Taylor, 30, turned himself in at the Bexar County Adult Detention to serve time for misdemeanor drunk driving and drug posession warrants in lieu of fines. Guards found him dead in his cell within six hours.

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Bexar jail suicides: Sheriff Ortiz and KSAT misrepresenting alleged 'misrepresentations'

Posted By on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:10 PM

Someone is misrepresenting the seriousness of suicides happening in Bexar County jail. According to Sheriff Ortiz, it's the San Antonio Current. We say it's Sheriff Ortiz. We got notice Ortiz was holding a press conference the day our story on jail suicides hit the streets Wednesday. We wish...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The third time is the charm for TEDx San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Audience consensus confirmed last Saturday's 3rd annual TEDx San Antonio was a hit. "100 times better than last year's #TEDxSA. Lots of innovative and positive thinkers." tweeted @dougcohenmiller "Talk about being indulgent - a whole day devoted to listening and learning! What a gift!" said Lady Ray Romano. Several years...

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