Wednesday, September 30, 2015

SAWS Will Hold Events to Sort Out High Water Bills

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 4:37 PM

For those unlucky San Antonio Water System customers who recently received an abnormally high bill, SAWS has set up three Rapid Response events this week to help sort out the problem. The events will take place: -Thursday, October 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Encino Branch Library (2515 E....

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State Rep. Lyle Larson: Uber, SA Close to Deal

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 3:46 PM

With San Antonio ride-share enthusiasts waiting to hear when Lyft will begin operating its pilot program, one state representative says in his newsletter that Uber is close to striking a deal with the city. State Rep. Lyle Larson says in his newsletter that the compromise includes allowing drivers to...

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Texas Woman Sues SeaWorld for Leaking Her Phone Call

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 3:17 PM

SeaWorld Entertainment is on a long list being sued by an anonymous Texas woman for allegedly leaking a wiretapped phone call. Filed last week under the name "Jane Doe" in Texas, the woman accuses SeaWorld of purchasing a video recording of a "personal and sensitive" phone conversation between her...

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Where in San Antonio Is AT&T's GigaPower Actually Available?

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 3:16 PM

Are you eager to sign up for AT&T's GigaPower? Not so fast.  AT&T began offering its super-fast fiber Internet service to local customers on September 28, just one week after the company officially announced plans to offer GigaPower to San Antonio customers. The telecom was quick to play catch-up...

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Poll Finds Texans Split on Same-Sex Marriage, Sold on Youth Football

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 12:09 PM

Almost half of Texas residents support same-sex marriage, racial discrimination in the state disproportionately impacts minorities, and football is still king despite long-term health concerns according to a poll released Wednesday by Texas Lyceum, a non-partisan, non-profit leadership group. This is the eighth annual Texas Lyceum poll. The survey...

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Just Under 20 Percent of Texans Oppose Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 9:54 AM

The annual Texas Lyceum Poll confirms that more Texans are embracing marijuana reform. The poll, conducted between Sept. 8 through 21 of 1,000 Texans by the nonpartisan Texas Lyceum group, found that 46 percent of Texans support legalizing marijuana while 50 percent oppose the move. Of those who oppose full...

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

U.S. Virgin Islands Legislature Honors Native Son Tim Duncan

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 2:51 PM

When you’ve been named to the NBA All-Star Game 15 times, won five NBA championships, two most valuable player awards, three NBA Finals most valuable players awards, 15 All-NBA awards, 15 All-Defensive Team awards, Rookie of the Year and Teammate of the Year, is there any room in your...

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Outgoing CPS Leader Beneby to Stick Around for Another Month

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 12:22 PM

Doyle Beneby, the outgoing president and CEO of CPS Energy, will head the nation's largest municipally-owned utility for another month. Beneby originally planned to leave CPS Energy at the end of September. But the utility’s board of directors asked him to delay his departure by a month, according to...

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Planned Parenthood South Texas Offering Free STD Testing Today

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 8:54 AM

With relentless attacks against the reproductive health and rights of women, Planned Parenthood and supporters are participating in Pink Out Day — a nationwide effort to show support for the organization and its many services. Planned Parenthood South Texas is offering free testing today for sexually transmitted infections at...

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SAWS CEO to Brief SA City Council on High Water Bills

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 7:08 AM

Did the San Antonio Water System overcharge customers or was it just a blazing hot summer combined with new "more efficient meters" and unfound leaks leading to higher costs? Here's what SAWS said in a press release after people started complaining about unusually high bills: The bill increases are...

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