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Cabot Star-Herald
Pausing to remember on Memorial DayWarner, and Lonoke County Veterans Service director Sam High. Williams called
Pausing to remember on Memorial Day
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted an hour ago
Warner, and Lonoke County Veterans Service director Sam High. Williams called for remembrance of the history of Remember the Alamo, remember Pearl Harbor, remember 9-11 are battle cries that have arisen from attacks on the homeland, he... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Spring break weekend in San Antonio overshadowed by SXSWportion of SXSW held a little something for everyone, and it was a prime spot f
Spring break weekend in San Antonio overshadowed by SXSW
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
portion of SXSW held a little something for everyone, and it was a prime spot for people watching. Meanwhile on Friday in the Alamo City, Wild West San Antonio kicked off spring break with a wicked dance competition. Saturday the indie... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rock ’n’ Roll S.A. Marathon to make course changestime in the nine-year history of the Rock ’n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon and Hal
Rock ’n’ Roll S.A. Marathon to make course changes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
time in the nine-year history of the Rock ’n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon and Half-Marathon, the races will not finish at the Alamodome. Instead, the finish line will be on Alamo Street near La Villita and HemisFair Park. The starting line will... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio man's Alamo face tattoo helps investigators ID him as robbery suspectand called police. The document said he told officers that the suspect had num
San Antonio man's Alamo face tattoo helps investigators ID him as robbery suspect
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 hours ago
and called police. The document said he told officers that the suspect had numerous facial tattoos, including a picture of the Alamo placed squarely on his chin. The alleged victim later identified the suspect as Caballero in a photo lineup months... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
May 31outrageous Re: “Alamo Bowl pay is out of control,” Josh Brodesky, Opinion, May
May 31
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
outrageous Re: “Alamo Bowl pay is out of control,” Josh Brodesky, Opinion, May 15: Will wonders never cease? Looks like the Alamo Bowl director, Derrick Fox, is pulling in an enormous sum of pay. Looks like more city insiders are lining their... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Medal of Honor recipients who have ties to San Antonioa list of men, all with ties to San Antonio, who have been awarded the county's
Medal of Honor recipients who have ties to San Antonio
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
a list of men, all with ties to San Antonio, who have been awarded the county's greatest honor, the Medal of Honor. So here is a a look at those Medal of Honor recipients who were either born, raised, enlisted, served or retired in the Alamo... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Miniature war gaming is big with history buffsscale, many of the warriors are meticulously painted to accurately reflect a sp
Miniature war gaming is big with history buffs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
scale, many of the warriors are meticulously painted to accurately reflect a specific place and time, be it ancient Greece, the Alamo, the Confederate South or World War II Europe. The society boasts 25,000 members, many who come from military... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alamo Bowl can rethink its visionno reason why it can’t be more. There’s plenty of money in the bank, apparentl
Alamo Bowl can rethink its vision
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
no reason why it can’t be more. There’s plenty of money in the bank, apparently. With more than $19 million in reserves, the Alamo Bowl is in a position to give back more to the community in a way that would truly reflect its nonprofit and civic... Read more
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examiner.com
A little bit of Texasa new home for his family. The rest is history and his place in Texas enshrined
A little bit of Texas
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
a new home for his family. The rest is history and his place in Texas enshrined forever. Several years after the fall of the Alamo, Elizabeth brought her children to Texas and thus completed the move. She came to Acton, a small town five miles... Read more
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The Advocate
Texas Tech, LSU ready for lift-off in explosive Texas Bowlthis bowl game for combined points. It’s the second-highest such number of the
Texas Tech, LSU ready for lift-off in explosive Texas Bowl
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
this bowl game for combined points. It’s the second-highest such number of the entire bowl season, only behind the 78½ for the Alamo Bowl between TCU and Oregon. Texas Tech brings a space-age offense to the fray. The Red Raiders are No. 1 in the... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Community band under new directionat CMEA Clinic Conference, Colorado Association of School Boards Annual Confere
Community band under new direction
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
at CMEA Clinic Conference, Colorado Association of School Boards Annual Conference, and the festivities associated with the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.Beaber is a member of NAfME/CMEA and has been since 1985. Before that he was a member of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
May 28when asked my domicile, San Antonio usually brings up responses recognizing the
May 28
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
when asked my domicile, San Antonio usually brings up responses recognizing the Spurs as basketball superheroes. Sometimes the Alamo, too. But to be recognized worldwide for this innovation at one of the world’s largest urban parks — I can see a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio residents are the heroes America needs to eat the country out of a cheese stockpilewith cheese, we may be the heroes America needs. Click through the gallery abov
San Antonio residents are the heroes America needs to eat the country out of a cheese stockpile
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
with cheese, we may be the heroes America needs. Click through the gallery above to see the best, cheesiest dishes in the Alamo City. Farmers expanding their livestock in 2014 when "prices were high and exports were hot," caused cheese... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
MADE IN SA: Woman creates artisan made to order donutsin love with it,” The Ginger Snap owner Halee Edwards said. Life would land he
MADE IN SA: Woman creates artisan made to order donuts
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
in love with it,” The Ginger Snap owner Halee Edwards said. Life would land her back in the states in her home town of the Alamo City. "Once I left, I started doing this and thought, I want to stick to this. No one really does craft donuts,”... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alamo Bowl brings huge benefit to cityteam payout in 1993). It’s expensive to be the No. 1 bowl outside of the Colleg
Alamo Bowl brings huge benefit to city
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
team payout in 1993). It’s expensive to be the No. 1 bowl outside of the College Football Playoff, but that’s the position the Alamo Bowl now occupies after having back-to-back Top 15 match-ups. Our track record of capacity crowds and corporate... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Shooting suspect arrested for using fake ID at Sanford airport, cops sayreport saying he's a self-conscious person and didn't want to be seen with poli
Shooting suspect arrested for using fake ID at Sanford airport, cops say
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
report saying he's a self-conscious person and didn't want to be seen with police. Police say Campbell ran all the way to the Alamo Car Rental before he was caught and put in handcuffs. Officers say he then tried to run again while in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Redevelopment of shops, apartments in Bishop Arts to transform Oak Cliff intersectionand will increase density in the area. But the design changes have won over so
Redevelopment of shops, apartments in Bishop Arts to transform Oak Cliff intersection
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
and will increase density in the area. But the design changes have won over some critics to the plans. “The redesign of the Alamo Manhattan project was appreciated by the Oak Cliff Conservation League,” said Judy Pollock with the group. “The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas family road trips for $500: What to do and where to stayRiver Walk and enjoy waterfall sounds at the Japanese Tea Garden before settlin
Texas family road trips for $500: What to do and where to stay
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
River Walk and enjoy waterfall sounds at the Japanese Tea Garden before settling in for the night. The next day, head to the Alamo for an immersive educational experience before walking to Ripley's Believe It or Not. Approximate total (gas... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Silver Stars will retire Becky Hammon's jerseyby the New York Liberty. After spending her first eight seasons in the WNBA in
Silver Stars will retire Becky Hammon's jersey
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
by the New York Liberty. After spending her first eight seasons in the WNBA in the Big Apple, she spent the last eight in the Alamo City. In 2011, Hammon was named one of the Top 15 WNBA players of all time. If you ever got to see Hammon live,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Stadium promises: Current, past leaders question push for Triple A baseballbeing built downtown by 2019. The Elmore Sports Group has proposed moving its
Stadium promises: Current, past leaders question push for Triple A baseball
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
being built downtown by 2019. The Elmore Sports Group has proposed moving its Triple-A franchise from Colorado Springs to the Alamo City, while moving the Double-A San Antonio Missions to a new city following the 2018 season, according to previous... Read more
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ABC News
Alec Baldwin and His Pregnant Wife Hilaria Get Cozy With Darth VaderMotion Study on June 9, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Pregnant Snooki Covers
Alec Baldwin and His Pregnant Wife Hilaria Get Cozy With Darth Vader
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
Motion Study on June 9, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Pregnant Snooki Covers Her Bump Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi poses at the Alamo Drafthouse, June 8, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Gary Miller/GC Images/Getty Images Scarlett Johansson Shows Off a Big... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Make it pop!obesity epidemic? Maybe start here. Or don't. Director John Lee Hancock has a h
Make it pop!
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
obesity epidemic? Maybe start here. Or don't. Director John Lee Hancock has a history or making exciting subjects boring (The Alamo) or inspiring stories trite (The Blind Side). That's quite a list of movies, and that's quite literally not the... Read more
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indieWIRE
Tim League Plans Gender-Neutral Bathroom For New Alamo Drafthouse — Indiewire's Wednesday RundownIn a post published on the Alamo Drafthouse Facebook page last night, founder T
Tim League Plans Gender-Neutral Bathroom For New Alamo Drafthouse — Indiewire's Wednesday Rundown
indieWIRE / Posted 6 days ago
In a post published on the Alamo Drafthouse Facebook page last night, founder Tim League revealed plans to build a gender-neutral bathroom at the upcoming Alamo Drafthouse theater in Austin, Texas. "The issue of gender neutral restrooms has gotten a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
40 new bars and restaurants to try in San Antoniowhile Down on Grayson, near The Pearl, and dine-and-dance joint The Well, are t
40 new bars and restaurants to try in San Antonio
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
while Down on Grayson, near The Pearl, and dine-and-dance joint The Well, are teasing us with promises of soon-to-come opening dates. Stay tuned as we continue to fill you in on the latest dish on the Alamo City cuisine scene. jmscott... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas movie chain defeats ‘unacceptable’ anti-trans bigotry by scrapping gender-specific bathroomsThe owners of the Alamo Drafthouse movie chain believe they have come up with a
Texas movie chain defeats ‘unacceptable’ anti-trans bigotry by scrapping gender-specific bathrooms
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
The owners of the Alamo Drafthouse movie chain believe they have come up with a way to allow everyone to use the bathroom of their choice. In a Facebook post this week, the owners explained that they were scrapping traditional bathrooms planned for... Read more
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Wilson County News
County sets sights on new taxno action on the proposed tax district at this time. �Ranked priorities for th
County sets sights on new tax
Wilson County News / Posted 6 days ago
no action on the proposed tax district at this time. �Ranked priorities for the Texas Department of Transportation and the Alamo Area Regional Planning Organization, to include widening U.S. 87 between La Vernia and the Bexar County line,... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
The Ped Close Season Report - City Team of the WeeI've watched him. Only City could contemplate signing a goalie called "Geronim
The Ped Close Season Report - City Team of the Wee
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 6 days ago
I've watched him. Only City could contemplate signing a goalie called "Geronimo". At times City's penalty area looks like the Alamo and I suppose to that extent he has a name in context, but is he a replacement for Hart or a squad player? Who... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM 7. The Alamo, TX 8. The Platte Historic District, OK 9. Toltec Mounds, AR 10. Elvis Presley’s Graceland, TN 11. Vicksburg... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM 7. The Alamo, TX 8. The Platte Historic District, OK 9. Toltec Mounds, AR 10. Elvis Presley’s Graceland, TN 11. Vicksburg... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Here's the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across every state in the countryCraters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6
Here's the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across every state in the country
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM 7. The Alamo, TX 8. The Platte Historic District, OK 9. Toltec Mounds, AR 10. Elvis Presley’s Graceland, TN 11. Vicksburg... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Here's the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across every state in the countryCraters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6
Here's the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across every state in the country
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM 7. The Alamo, TX 8. The Platte Historic District, OK 9. Toltec Mounds, AR 10. Elvis Presley’s Graceland, TN 11. Vicksburg... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM 7. The Alamo, TX 8. The Platte Historic District, OK 9. Toltec Mounds, AR 10. Elvis Presley’s Graceland, TN 11. Vicksburg... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6
Here’s the ultimate road trip, a route that takes you across...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Craters of the Moon, ID 4. Yellowstone National Park, WY 5. Pikes Peak, CO 6. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM 7. The Alamo, TX 8. The Platte Historic District, OK 9. Toltec Mounds, AR 10. Elvis Presley’s Graceland, TN 11. Vicksburg... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
May 25that receives public support. But we, the taxpayers of Bexar County, should not
May 25
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
that receives public support. But we, the taxpayers of Bexar County, should not be involved in any payment to Derrick Fox. The Alamo Bowl should be self-sustaining. If not, they should raise ticket prices. Taxpayers should be involved only with the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
San Antonio archaeologist: 'Truly miraculous' find may be predecessor of the Alamothree-year investigation into a newly discovered, “probable” mission just north
San Antonio archaeologist: 'Truly miraculous' find may be predecessor of the Alamo
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
three-year investigation into a newly discovered, “probable” mission just north of downtown, and it may be a predecessor of the Alamo. The site, founded in 1718, was discovered by the Office of Historic Preservation in February 2013 and is believed... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Relocating San Antonio: 9 structures that have been moved from their original sitecrews used a jack-and-roll system as seen in the above photograph. At the time
Relocating San Antonio: 9 structures that have been moved from their original site
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
crews used a jack-and-roll system as seen in the above photograph. At the time, the building, constructed in 1902, housed the Alamo National Bank. Legend has it that the well-orchestrated relocation did not interfere with banking... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The 22 oldest bridges in Bexar CountyThe Alamo and other scenic buildings are generally considered to be the histori
The 22 oldest bridges in Bexar County
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
The Alamo and other scenic buildings are generally considered to be the historic attractions in downtown, but there are other pieces of San Antonio history hiding in the background of your River Walk photos. Many downtown San Antonio bridges date... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio archaeologist: 'Truly miraculous' find may be predecessor of the Alamothree-year investigation into a newly discovered, “probable” mission just north
San Antonio archaeologist: 'Truly miraculous' find may be predecessor of the Alamo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
three-year investigation into a newly discovered, “probable” mission just north of downtown, and it may be a predecessor of the Alamo. The site, founded in 1718, was discovered by the Office of Historic Preservation in February 2013 and is believed... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
21 wild facts and characters behind the historical San Antonio Zoothe paths of the San Antonio Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in the country, and yo
21 wild facts and characters behind the historical San Antonio Zoo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
the paths of the San Antonio Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in the country, and you walk through centuries of history in the Alamo City. From its characteristic limestone terraces that are linked to the stones of the Alamo and San Fernando... Read more
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Wired News
A Severed Head, Two Cops, and the Radical Future of Interrogationcould meet the two of them and just talk. He was polite, respectful. He suggest
A Severed Head, Two Cops, and the Radical Future of Interrogation
Wired News / Posted 7 days ago
could meet the two of them and just talk. He was polite, respectful. He suggested meeting at the detectives’ hotel, near the Alamo. “We want to allow you to educate them,” he said. The Medellin murder case had, by then, long since fallen off the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Today's Alamo had several 'saviors'Who saved the Alamo after the battle? Today, a small part of the former missio
Today's Alamo had several 'saviors'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Who saved the Alamo after the battle? Today, a small part of the former mission and 1836 battle compound still stands, thanks to a number of caretakers and owners, including the U.S. Army, the state of Texas and the Daughters of the Republic of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Photos show Alamo Colleges chancellor on phone as graduating students cross stagesaid that he has received emails from Palo Alto students and faculty who are ho
Photos show Alamo Colleges chancellor on phone as graduating students cross stage
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
said that he has received emails from Palo Alto students and faculty who are hoping to take action by informing the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees. Leo Zuniga, associate vice chancellor of communication for Alamo Colleges, said he... Read more
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11 News Houston
Nonprofit ride-hailing app launches in Austinstart out in the downtown and airport areas, but later expand to other parts of
Nonprofit ride-hailing app launches in Austin
11 News Houston / Posted 8 days ago
start out in the downtown and airport areas, but later expand to other parts of Austin. Developers demonstrated the app at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar on Monday morning, showing how it operates similar to Uber and Lyft. The new service... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Nonprofit ride-hailing app launches in Austinstart out in the downtown and airport areas, but later expand to other parts of
Nonprofit ride-hailing app launches in Austin
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 days ago
start out in the downtown and airport areas, but later expand to other parts of Austin. Developers demonstrated the app at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar on Monday morning, showing how it operates similar to Uber and Lyft. The new service... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jack Osbourne sports thick shaggy hair and full beard on ice cream runHere they are pictured at an event in Los Angeles in April 2015 They will make
Jack Osbourne sports thick shaggy hair and full beard on ice cream run
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Here they are pictured at an event in Los Angeles in April 2015 They will make stops at sites across the U.S. including The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas; Roswell in New Mexico and Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota. Overseas locations include... Read more
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examiner.com
A tale of two peoplehave raised red flags, like birth dates of 1813 and 1848. The latter would have
A tale of two people
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
have raised red flags, like birth dates of 1813 and 1848. The latter would have made it impossible for him to have been at the Alamo and subsequent Texas Revolutionary battles. However, having researched much genealogical data, especially on... Read more
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Scotsman
Connacht 16 - 11 Glasgow: Wounded Warriors lose semi-finalhad first use of a handy wind and they needed it, pinned back in their own half
Connacht 16 - 11 Glasgow: Wounded Warriors lose semi-final
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
had first use of a handy wind and they needed it, pinned back in their own half for long periods with the only relief from the Alamo-style onslaught coming from the boot. Glasgow’s defence was stressed and the proof was in the penalties. Referee... Read more
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examiner.com
The only living Alamo martyrand then to Texas in 1829. Among the many claims to fame that can be said of A.
The only living Alamo martyr
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
and then to Texas in 1829. Among the many claims to fame that can be said of A.J. Sowell was that he was a defender of the Alamo who was sent out to enlist the aid of reinforcements and speed them along as best as possible. Unfortunately, by... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Promising Orlando Magic Roster Needs the Right Coach Right Nowtap the Spurs well again, he could also look to Ime Udoka or Ettore Messina, bo
Promising Orlando Magic Roster Needs the Right Coach Right Now
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
tap the Spurs well again, he could also look to Ime Udoka or Ettore Messina, both of whom have been prepared as coaches in the Alamo City. Familiarity could also matter for Adrian Griffin, a current assistant in Orlando who could be considered for... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
CORRECTION: Bruner defends comments, statement issued by 'over-anxious supporter'how to vote, I am simply asking for your vote. Imagine if Colonel Travis had l
CORRECTION: Bruner defends comments, statement issued by 'over-anxious supporter'
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 10 days ago
how to vote, I am simply asking for your vote. Imagine if Colonel Travis had listened to the naysayers and surrendered the Alamo without a fight, where would Texas be today?" In the statement, Bruner's supporter referred to numbers on the... Read more
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