Wednesday, July 29, 2015

VIA Transit Votes To Bolster B-Cycle

Posted By on Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 9:22 AM

Two months ago, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff suggested VIA Metropolitan Transit include San Antonio B-Cycle in its multi-modal transportation plan. "With VIA's mission to strengthen regional mobility, development and sustainability by providing an outstanding multi-modal transportation system, Bcycle would be a perfect fit with its 55 stations, 450...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Happy Birthday, Manu Ginobili!

Posted By on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 3:24 PM

Happy Birthday, Manu Ginobili; the Argentinian-superstar turns 38 years-old today! During his 13-year career in San Antonio, Ginobili has provided Spurs fans with numerous highlight-reel plays including amazing passes, incredible shots, and unbelievable defense. Ginobili, who is known for his cat-like bat-like like reflexes, has provided a spark off the bench...

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Was SA Metro Health's Director Fired For Saying Sugary Drinks Are Bad?

Posted By on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 3:18 PM

Why exactly was Thomas Schlenker, former director of San Antonio Metro Health, fired last week? After City Manager Sheryl Sculley terminated Schlenker, he spoke with KENS 5, alleging his strong stance against sugary drinks, like sodas, cost him his job. This week, Schlenker told Texas Public Radio the same...

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Texas Lawmaker Compares Planned Parenthood To Genocidal Nazis

Posted By on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 1:25 PM

When Adolf Hitler took over Europe, he and his evil cronies built a deadly network of concentration camps where jews and minorities were systematically killed in horrible ways — women, children, boys, men and the elderly were all victims. Approximately 11 million people were murdered during the Holocaust. Somehow,...

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Climate Change Report Projects Bleak Outlook For Texas Economy

Posted By on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 1:25 PM

Another report on climate change, another batch of bad news for Texas. The report, "Risky Business: The Bottom Line on Climate Change," examines climate change's economic impact in each state.  A consortium of left-leaning public policy heavies, including former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former San Antonio...

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Shitty Cilantro Caused Several Years Of Intestinal Illness In America

Posted By on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 9:51 AM

What a bunch of crap! After three years, the Food and Drug Administration has finally found the source of contaminated cilantro that has sent hundreds of people in Texas running to the nearest toilet. This is probably no surprise, but poop is responsible for cyclosporiasis outbreaks in the United...

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Boy Scouts Of America To Allow Gay Adult Leaders

Posted By on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 8:49 AM

The Boy Scouts of America will no longer ban gay adults after its National Executive Board ratified new membership standards yesterday by a 45-12 vote, according to the Associated Press. The new rules don’t require complete inclusion though. Faith-based organizations which sponsor troops can still exclude gay adult leaders...

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Monday, July 27, 2015

It Might Never Be Cold Again

Posted By on Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 5:41 PM

Remember a couple months ago when it wouldn’t stop raining? Wouldn’t say no to a little bit of that now. After an early-summer reprieve, the heat is here to stay. Here’s your forecast for the next 10 days, according to weather.com: Brutal. I won’t use this space to...

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Astronaut Tweets Texas From Space, But Mostly Misses San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 3:25 PM

Need a picture of (most of) Texas from space? Astronaut Scott Kelly has got you covered. Kelly tweeted out this image on Friday from the International Space Station: Unfortunately, the image — astonishing as it is — gives short shrift to San Antonio. You can’t see all of...

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The SA Zoo Has New Lion Cubs

Posted By on Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:04 AM

Tiny lion cubs will soon be available for viewing at the SA Zoo.  Here's what the organization released this morning via Facebook: The San Antonio Zoo is excited to announce the birth of three African Lion cubs born on Saturday, July 25, 2015. First time parents, "Tau" and "Sarabi",...

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