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The Oklahoman
Big 12 predictions: TCU to win the conferenceTCU's Kevin White breaks up a pass intended for OSU's JhaJuan Seales in a game
Big 12 predictions: TCU to win the conference
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 minutes ago
TCU's Kevin White breaks up a pass intended for OSU's JhaJuan Seales in a game last October in Fort Worth. Could the OSU-TCU game in Stillwater determine the 2015 Big 12 champion? (Photo by Sarah Phipps) College football season starts Thursday, and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New era proclaimed for AlamoLocal and state officials vowed today to make dramatic improvements to the Alam
New era proclaimed for Alamo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 51 minutes ago
Local and state officials vowed today to make dramatic improvements to the Alamo area downtown, using the Legislature’s recent budget appropriation of $31.5 million as a starting point for the historic mission and battle site. A new law requiring... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The 14 San Antonio streets where the most public urination/defecation tickets were issued last yearWith one careless wiz, heavy metal god Ozzy Osbourne turned San Antonio's histo
The 14 San Antonio streets where the most public urination/defecation tickets were issued last year
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
With one careless wiz, heavy metal god Ozzy Osbourne turned San Antonio's history with public urination into a worldwide legend. The famous 1982 incident has since been debunked and clarified — the rocker actually peed on the Cenotaph, the huge... Read more
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KRGV Rio Grande Valley
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) — State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KRGV Rio Grande Valley / Posted 3 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United forwards Rooney, Mata and Memphis lack competitionAhead of England's disastrous 2006-07 Ashes series, the selectors stood by the
Manchester United forwards Rooney, Mata and Memphis lack competition
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 hours ago
Ahead of England's disastrous 2006-07 Ashes series, the selectors stood by the maligned wicketkeeper Geraint Jones instead of the fans' choice, Chris Read. Such was the favouritism Jones enjoyed, some wondered whether he was one of the selectors.... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
'Mad Max: Fury Road' will drive you madNew DVD releases Tuesday, Sept. 1, range from the action-packed to emotional.
'Mad Max: Fury Road' will drive you mad
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
New DVD releases Tuesday, Sept. 1, range from the action-packed to emotional. “Mad Max: Fury Road,” 2.5 stars: Max is forced into helping a driver who is trying to rescue a group of women. Tom Hardy stars. If the only (and only should be in capital... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Alamo To Get $31.5 Million In State FundingSAN ANTONIO (AP) – State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
Alamo To Get $31.5 Million In State Funding
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
$31.5 million in State Funding Going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million f
$31.5 million in State Funding Going to Alamo
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted 9 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Thousands Petition for Lakewood Theater to Be LandmarkSince its construction in 1938, the Lakewood Theater has been considered by man
Thousands Petition for Lakewood Theater to Be Landmark
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 9 hours ago
Since its construction in 1938, the Lakewood Theater has been considered by many to be the darling of East Dallas. But 77 years after opening, the doors of the Lakewood are now closed and thousands of resident are worried about its future. "It... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No question El Paso was Richardson's townIn 1989, the Arkansas Razorbacks had a great season, winning their first five g
No question El Paso was Richardson's town
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
In 1989, the Arkansas Razorbacks had a great season, winning their first five games and ranked No. 7 in the nation. After a loss at Texas, Ken Hatfield's Hogs won their next five games but the Southwest Conference champions, for a second consecutive... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
A bold move to save a man's hand: Tucking it into his tummy By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An 87-year-old Texas man had an
A bold move to save a man's hand: Tucking it into his tummy
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 hours ago
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An 87-year-old Texas man had an unusual surgery to save a hand that was badly burned... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Marker to show area at Dallas Love Field where LBJ sworn in$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo$31.5 million in state funding goi
Marker to show area at Dallas Love Field where LBJ sworn in
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 13 hours ago
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. State officials say the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
9 related stories
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KXXV Waco
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KXXV Waco / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
$31.5 million in state funding going to AlamoSAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 milli
$31.5 million in state funding going to Alamo
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - State officials say the Alamo is to benefit from $31.5 million for preservation and development of the downtown San Antonio shrine. Land Commissioner George P. Bush has scheduled a Wednesday news conference at the Alamo with... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
State notebook: Glenn Gronkowski, Winston Dimel competing at fullbackMANHATTAN — There weren’t any surprises or shakeups when Kansas State released
State notebook: Glenn Gronkowski, Winston Dimel competing at fullback
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
MANHATTAN — There weren’t any surprises or shakeups when Kansas State released the depth chart for its opening football game Tuesday, but there are a couple of on-going competition for positions. The most notable position still in question is... Read more
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The Daily Review
Local Happenings: Danville's Museum on Main's "Journey Stories" on displayInside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through
Local Happenings: Danville's Museum on Main's "Journey Stories" on display
The Daily Review / Posted 19 hours ago
Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit features recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge. The pieces are begun... Read more
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The Daily Review
Local Happenings: Danville's Museum on Main's 'Journey Stories' on displayInside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through
Local Happenings: Danville's Museum on Main's 'Journey Stories' on display
The Daily Review / Posted 19 hours ago
Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit features recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge. The pieces are begun... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Pac-12 PredictionsAs the 2015 season draws near, we peek into our crystal ball and guess project
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Pac-12 Predictions
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
As the 2015 season draws near, we peek into our crystal ball and guess project how each of the five major conferences will play out. Today, we will be examining the home of the defending national champion, the Big Ten. 1. Oregon (Last year: 13-2,... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
American Book Review author discusses struggle between identitiesHere's a look at the rest of the authors scheduled to speak at the University o
American Book Review author discusses struggle between identities
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
Here's a look at the rest of the authors scheduled to speak at the University of Houston-Victoria as part of its American Book Review Reading Series: • Bill Kartalopoulos, Sept. 24 - Kartalopoulos is the series editor for the Best American Comics... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alamo City Roller Girls show off their bumps and bruises from the trackThe Alamo City Roller Girls are used to getting a bit banged up on the track.
Alamo City Roller Girls show off their bumps and bruises from the track
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
The Alamo City Roller Girls are used to getting a bit banged up on the track. Roller derby is a heavy contact sport with pushing, shoving and sometimes more visceral hits — all on roller skates. Knee and elbow pads are essential for reducing the... Read more
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Bizjournals
Texas Land Office moving forward with Alamo’s redevelopmentThis is the most money the General Land Office has ever received for the Alamo.
Texas Land Office moving forward with Alamo’s redevelopment
Bizjournals / Posted 2 days ago
This is the most money the General Land Office has ever received for the Alamo. San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert also will be on hand to discuss the funding at a news conference on Sept. 2. As previously... Read more
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/Film
25 Independent Movies We're Excited to See in Fall 2015We’ve already presented our list of big studio movies we’re excited about for f
25 Independent Movies We're Excited to See in Fall 2015
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
We’ve already presented our list of big studio movies we’re excited about for fall and winter of 2015, but there’s a lot more than that set of 30 movies coming to theaters. This fall sees the release of some of our favorite Sundance films, such as... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Running back Paul Perkins expects big things from UCLAUCLA running back Paul Perkins has a simple question. "Why not now?" Perkins s
Running back Paul Perkins expects big things from UCLA
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
UCLA running back Paul Perkins has a simple question. "Why not now?" Perkins said. After three weeks of practice, the season opens against Virginia on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Rose Bowl. It is safe to say the Bruins have plans. "We have the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
ABR author addresses dualities within African-American cultureHere's a look at the rest of the authors scheduled to speak at the University o
ABR author addresses dualities within African-American culture
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Here's a look at the rest of the authors scheduled to speak at the University of Houston-Victoria as part of its American Book Review Reading Series: • Bill Kartalopoulos, Sept. 24 - Kartalopoulos is the series editor for the Best American Comics... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
When Mexicans crossed our border to feed Americans in needIn a scene that would have given Donald Trump heart palpitations, 200 flag-wavi
When Mexicans crossed our border to feed Americans in need
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
In a scene that would have given Donald Trump heart palpitations, 200 flag-waving Mexican troops breached the U.S. border outside Laredo, Texas, 10 years ago and advanced unopposed up Interstate 35 to San Antonio. It was the first time a Mexican... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
State offensive lineman Luke Hayes settling in at guardMANHATTAN — The 2014 football season was one of transition for Luke Hayes. Hay
State offensive lineman Luke Hayes settling in at guard
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
MANHATTAN — The 2014 football season was one of transition for Luke Hayes. Hayes transferred to Kansas State from Butler Community College and was considered the leading candidate to step into the left tackle position. During spring practice,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Look back at week's statewide newsAUSTIN — Look at the top stories in Texas this week. Jeb Bush denounces Trump’
Look back at week's statewide news
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
AUSTIN — Look at the top stories in Texas this week. Jeb Bush denounces Trump’s immigration plan On his own visit to the Mexican border Monday, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush denounced Donald Trump’s immigration plan as unrealistic and... Read more
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Valencia County News-Bulletin
WEB EXCLUSIVE – Football Game of the Week: Scorps sting Tigers in final minute...............................................................................
WEB EXCLUSIVE – Football Game of the Week: Scorps sting Tigers in final minute
Valencia County News-Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
........................................................................................................................................................................................ LOS LUNAS – The Farmington Scorpions are becoming Freddy Krueger... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alamo Colleges to hold hearings on proposed tax rateThe Alamo Community College District will hold public hearings Sept. 1 and Sept
Alamo Colleges to hold hearings on proposed tax rate
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
The Alamo Community College District will hold public hearings Sept. 1 and Sept. 8 because the district’s property tax revenues are expected to increase by more than 9 percent compared to last fiscal year. Under the district’s proposed budget, its... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How well do you know the iconic buildings that make up San Antonio's skyline?San Antonio's buildings help define the city to the world. Whether it's touris
How well do you know the iconic buildings that make up San Antonio's skyline?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
San Antonio's buildings help define the city to the world. Whether it's tourists on vacation, professionals in town for a conference, or a major TV event like the NBA Finals, whenever the spotlight is on the Alamo City our buildings become part of... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Alamo Drafthouse to show TTU football gamesProvided by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is the premier
Alamo Drafthouse to show TTU football games
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 5 days ago
Provided by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is the premiere spot for watching NCAA football. We will feature the entire season of Texas Tech football action on our movie screens this fall with state-of-the-art video projection... Read more
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Anime News Network
Austin's Fantastic Fest to Show Belladonna Anime Film, Assassination Classroom Live-Action FilmA humorous and action-packed story about a class of misfits who are trying to k
Austin's Fantastic Fest to Show Belladonna Anime Film, Assassination Classroom Live-Action Film
Anime News Network / Posted 5 days ago
A humorous and action-packed story about a class of misfits who are trying to kill their new teacher – an alien octopus with bizarre powers and super strength! The teacher has just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth – unless... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio cement plant-turned vacation home in Kyle is the next best thing in Hill CountryIf you take a dirt road in Kyle near Interstate 35, you’ll find a gorgeous 1920
San Antonio cement plant-turned vacation home in Kyle is the next best thing in Hill Country
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
If you take a dirt road in Kyle near Interstate 35, you’ll find a gorgeous 1920s cement factory turned into a modernized mansion that can be rented for $600 a night. The award-winning home, known as the Plant at Kyle, was formerly the Alamo Cement... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
NAFTA put San Antonio in trade spotlightNegotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement began a year later, an
NAFTA put San Antonio in trade spotlight
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement began a year later, and San Antonio Mayor Nelson Wolff began lobbying, mainly with Salinas, to have the trade pact initialed in a ceremony in the Alamo City. The idea of a U.S., Mexico and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
J.G. Ballard's 'High Rise' will screen at Fantastic FestFantastic Fest has announced its second wave of programming, which includes the
J.G. Ballard's 'High Rise' will screen at Fantastic Fest
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
Fantastic Fest has announced its second wave of programming, which includes the U.S. debut of the live action movie adaptation of J.G. Ballard's "High Rise." Director Ben Wheatley's "High Rise," based on the 1975 novel of the same name, stars Tom... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
27 things San Antonians can't live withoutWhether it's from Mi Tierra or your grandma's kitchen,... The most important m
27 things San Antonians can't live without
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Whether it's from Mi Tierra or your grandma's kitchen,... The most important meal of our days. The 100% pure American beef is something we need,... The tried-and-true family-operated Tex-Mex... It's good to know there's someone out there... Read more
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Wilson County News
Virgil ‘Chester’ LamberthVirgil “Chester” Lamberth, 91, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and longti
Virgil ‘Chester’ Lamberth
Wilson County News / Posted 7 days ago
Virgil “Chester” Lamberth, 91, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and longtime resident of Wilson County, Texas, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. Chester was born in Stockdale on April 3, 1924, the firstborn son of... Read more
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Wilson County News
Floresville operations director will focus on public worksAugust 26, 2015 70 views Post a commentFloresville’s newly hired operations dir
Floresville operations director will focus on public works
Wilson County News / Posted 7 days ago
August 26, 2015 70 views Post a commentFloresville’s newly hired operations director is commuting daily from Kerrville, but David Vasquez says he’s happy he got the job. “I’m excited to be here,” he said. “It’s a great time for the city.” The... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Heads I Win…A trophy worth killing forA few weeks ago, human beings around the world were sickened by the senseless s
Heads I Win…A trophy worth killing for
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
A few weeks ago, human beings around the world were sickened by the senseless slaughter of Cecil, the magnificent lion in Zimbabwe. Folks everywhere screamed for justice. We very quickly learned that Cecil’s killer was an American dentist. As if... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Widow addresses suicide of SAPD captain linked to Ashley Madison site
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
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San Antonio Express-News
20 things to know about San Fernando Cathedral, the oldest church in TexasPhoto: Ernst Raba /San Antonio Conservation...
20 things to know about San Fernando Cathedral, the oldest church in Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Photo: Ernst Raba /San Antonio Conservation... Read more
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The Daily Review
Local Happenings: Pleasanton's Firehouse exhibit features area plein-air paintingsInside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through
Local Happenings: Pleasanton's Firehouse exhibit features area plein-air paintings
The Daily Review / Posted 7 days ago
Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit features recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge. The pieces are begun... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Metal band Underoath announces 2016 reunion tour with date in San AntonioGrammy-nominated metalcore band Underoath is getting back together for a full U
Metal band Underoath announces 2016 reunion tour with date in San Antonio
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Grammy-nominated metalcore band Underoath is getting back together for a full U.S. tour and will make a pit stop in the Alamo City in March. The Florida-based band announced Monday they would embark on a 31-city tour for their Rebirth Tour, with... Read more
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TribLIVE
Alamo guardians win battle in courtSAN ANTONIO — A group that served as guardians of the Alamo for more than a cen
Alamo guardians win battle in court
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
SAN ANTONIO — A group that served as guardians of the Alamo for more than a century has obtained a court order temporarily stopping a Texas state agency headed by George P. Bush from keeping the group away from a collection of artifacts and books at... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Francis chooses Jeep Wrangler as US popemobile
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