Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Study Links Deaths at Immigrant Detention Facilities to Poor Medical Care

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 4:17 PM

Poor medical care contributed to more than half of the deaths reported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at its detention facilities over a recent 16-month stretch, according to a new research report. Human Rights Watch, the American Civil Liberties Union, Detention Watch Network and the National Immigrant Justice...

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Billboard Tells Liberals to Keep Driving Until They Leave Texas

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 2:07 PM

A billboard located in the Texas panhandle is telling liberals to keep on driving until they get out of the Lone Star State. In the small town of Vega, about 35 miles from the Texas/New Mexico border, Facebook user Kyle Mccallie of Fritch snapped a photo of the billboard on...

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Reports: Trump Will Support Bill Ending "Zero Tolerance" Policy, Family Separations at the Border

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:29 PM

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will sign "something" to reverse the "zero-tolerance" policy that has separated immigrant families attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. After criticism and outrage from both political parties, Trump said he will either support a bill that would reverse the policy or would...

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Rainbow Crosswalk on Main Avenue Strip to be Unveiled on June 29

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:28 AM

This story originally appeared in our sister publication, Out in SA. After nearly a year of planning and fundraising, a rainbow crosswalk is set to be installed early next week on the corner of Evergreen and North Main Avenue, just in time for an unveiling party on June 29...

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Brad Parscale Emulates Trump on Twitter Again, This Time Calling for Sessions' Firing

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 10:29 AM

Just like his boss, Brad Parscale — Donald Trump's San Antonio-rooted 2020 campaign manager — loves stirring shit up on Twitter. Take Yesterday. The web designer-turned-political attack dog tweeted that it was "time to fire" Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump's already controversial AG has become even more politically toxic in...

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Wired City: Three Locations Across San Antonio Will Be Test Areas for Smart Technology

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM

San Antonio is in the early stages of installing smart technologies in three designated “innovation zones” – Brooks, the Medical Center and downtown. In 2017, the city launched SmartSA and partnered with CPS Energy, SAWS, VIA Metropolitan Transit and the San Antonio River Authority. This year, the partners decided...

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