Thursday, November 29, 2012

Court of Criminal Appeals judge faces arrest warrant

Posted By on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:53 AM

A 19-year veteran of Texas' highest criminal court has a warrant out for his arrest for refusing to pay a 4 year old $193 speeding ticket, reports the Austin American-Statesman this morning. The warrant stems from the years-long battle Lawrence Meyers, the longest serving member of the Texas...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Triathletes call for safer streets for cyclists

Posted By on Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Monica Caban in her North Side home When Monica Caban first came to in a hospital bed, doctors told her there was little chance she'd ever walk again. A triathlete weeks away from competing in the Arizona Ironman, Caban, 39, was in the best shape of her life...

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Monday, November 26, 2012

'Drone Caucus' members awash in industry cash

Posted By on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 7:05 PM

RS-16 UAV flown under the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Initiative at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Over the past four years members of the Congressional drone caucus, which continues to push for open U.S. skies for unmanned aerial vehicles, have drawn nearly $8 million in campaign contributions from drone...

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No Twitter for Terrorists! (For Zion's Sake)

Posted By on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 5:58 PM

What connects a bunch of San Antonio-based evangelicals to Mideast foreign policy? Answer: John Hagee.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

UPDATE: Saluté clears the last major hurdle toward landmark status

Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Saluté International Bar, closer than ever to obtaining landmark status. It is now up to City Council.

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'Mark of the Beast' fears spark legal challenge over student tracking chips

Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 1:56 PM

  The number of the beast is 666 by William Blake. At a protest last month, John Jay High School sophomore Andrea Hernandez called the school's newly-mandated student-tracking system a violation of her religious rights. “I feel that it's the implementation of the Mark of the Beast,” she told...

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Keystone XL pipeline protesters released, tar sands 'Blockade' vows to continue

Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 12:16 PM

By Liana Lopez Tuesday marks just the second week of the new presidency and already protestors have descended on the nation’s capital and held rallies across the nation. They are not opposing the election outcome, but a pipeline that would carry tar sands from Canada to the Texas...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Saluté's landmark status: Will it become official?

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM

The Saluté hearing will take place 3pm Nov. 21 at the Development & Business Services Center at 1901 S. Alamo.

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Direct action, arrests hold up another day of Keystone construction

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 9:39 AM

By Andrew Oxford Rarely is there as much excitement in Wells, Texas, as there was on Monday. The Tar Sands Blockade continued its campaign against construction of the Keystone XL pipeline extension in East Texas with a day of protests and disruptions at two constructions sites outside the...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

At Our Lady of the Lake, a call for President Pollack to resign

Posted By on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 9:11 AM

Alumni Weekend at Our Lady of the Lake University kicked off with less boosterism and more protest than in years past. On Friday, students delivered a petition with more than 200 signatures to President Tessa Martinez Pollack. Organized under the banner of “Save the 12,” the students denounced...

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