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  • Spurs Vie for Ray Allen

    September 1, 2014
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    Spurs Vie for Ray Allen

    After securing the roster from the 2014 championship team, the Spurs are interested in signing veteran sharp-shooter Ray Allen. The 39-year-old shooting guard has yet to announce if he will play his 19th season, but if he does, the Spurs, Clippers and Mavericks have expressed interest in signing the future Hall-of-Famer. It’s August, and...
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  • 5 Things You Have to Do This Week

    September 1, 2014
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    5 Things You Have to Do This Week

    Mon 9/1 Lolipop Records Caravan Tour Based in Los Angeles, Lolipop Records knows how to hit the garage rock sweet spot. One of a growing number of like-minded label/stores across the country, Lolipop has been cutting jangly, guitar-driven tunes since 2006. Presenting some of their finest in SA, the Lolipop Caravan tour is a...
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  • Perry Deletes ‘Unauthorized’ Tweet Mocking ‘Drunk Democrat’

    September 1, 2014
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    Perry Deletes ‘Unauthorized’ Tweet Mocking ‘Drunk Democrat’

    What the hell happened on Governor Rick Perry’s Twitter account last night? The recently indicted Republican was quick to distance himself from a disparaging tweet sent out from his verified Twitter account Sunday evening. Perry, who is facing two felony counts of abuse of power and coercion, seemingly mocked Rosemary Lehmberg, the Travis County...
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  • Have Your Say in the Hemisfair Civic Park Design

    September 1, 2014
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    Have Your Say in the Hemisfair Civic Park Design

    The folks behind the Hemisfair redevelopment are seeking public input on the three concepts drawn up for the urban park district. An online survey has been set up to collect citizen feedback and opinion regarding the downtown park’s design. The revitalization of Hemisfair is a cornerstone of former Mayor Julián Castro’s “Decade of Downtown”...
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  • Do Medical Pot Laws Curb Fatal Opiate Overdoses?

    August 31, 2014
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    Do Medical Pot Laws Curb Fatal Opiate Overdoses?

    A new study reveals that there are almost 25 percent fewer opiate overdoses in states with medical marijuana laws than in states without them. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine last week, looked at death certificate data in all 50 states, 13 of which had medical marijuana laws on the books, between 1999...
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  • Judge Rules Parts of Texas’ Abortion Bill Unconstitutional

    August 29, 2014
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    Judge Rules Parts of Texas’ Abortion Bill Unconstitutional

    Update August 30, 2014, 3:12 p.m. The Attorney General appealed the decision to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans Friday evening. Our original post continues:  U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled the final piece of Texas’ sweeping abortion law unconstitutional, writing that the ambulatory surgical center requirement imposed on abortion facilities “creates...
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