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Friday, February 26, 2021

Flyin' Ted Cuz, police misconduct: The top 10 headlines in San Antonio this week

Posted By on Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 4:13 PM

click to enlarge Aidy Bryant portrayed a post-Cancún Ted Cruz in last week's episode of Saturday Night Live. - NBC
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  • Aidy Bryant portrayed a post-Cancún Ted Cruz in last week's episode of Saturday Night Live.
After last week's catastrophic winter storm and power companies' apparent inability to plan for it, it's hard to imagine how this week could possibly hold a candle when it came to news. Yet it did.

Apparently, no shortage of you loved tracking the fallout from Sen. Ted Cruz's widely lambasted tropical getaway. But you also read up on H-E-B's philanthropic efforts and wanted to know about disciplinary actions taken against SAPD officers who decided to play bad cop on social media.



Here were the Current's most-read news stories of the week, counting from No. 10 backward.

10. Attention, nerds of San Antonio: Pearl area to gain new comic book, retro collectible shop

9. San Antonio-based grocery chain H-E-B donating $1 million to Texas food banks in wake of winter storm

8. San Antonio Museum of Art celebrates 40th anniversary with a new pop culture attraction

7. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton took trip to Utah during winter storm and blackouts

6. The Mendoza Line: Heidi Cruz opening travel agency to help GOP families vacation spouse-free

5. In tweet defending Cruz, Donald Trump Jr. blasts incompetence of Texas' 'Democrat Governor'

4. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas gets roasted on Saturday Night Live for fleeing to Cancun

3. San Antonio Police Department suspended three officers for offensive Facebook posts

2. San Antonio Water System lifts its boil-water notice for some areas. This map shows where.

1. Ted Cruz says leaked texts about his Cancun trip show how 'nasty' politics has become. Cry us a river.

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