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Bonehead Quote of the Week: Rick Perry on the Border

August 22, 2014
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Bonehead Quote of the Week: Rick Perry on the Border

Nothing makes us want to facepalm more than a “the terrorists are coming!” claim. Despite the whole indictment and pleading not* guilty to two felony counts of abuse of power and coercion thing, Gov. Rick Perry was back to business as usual Thursday, speaking to fellow conservatives at a Heritage Foundation event in Washington...
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Republican-led House passes bill allowing it to sue President

July 30, 2014
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Republican-led House passes bill allowing it to sue President

With lessons learned from the attempted impeachment of President Bill Clinton, the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives instead passed legislation Wednesday that allows it to initiate litigation against the president. So instead of impeaching the second Democratic president to take office since 1981, Republicans will sue President Barack Obama. The House passed Resolution 676...
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Here’s a look at campaign contributions to the interim mayoral candidates

July 24, 2014
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Here’s a look at campaign contributions to the interim mayoral candidates

San Antonio has a new mayor in former District 2 Councilwoman Ivy Taylor, who was voted into office by the city council after District 6 Councilman Ray Lopez withdrew on Tuesday during a special meeting to select an interim mayor. Taylor will take the helm for 10 months. Then, in May 2015, San Antonio...
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Recycling: San Antonio to accept plastic bags in curbside pickup

July 17, 2014
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Recycling: San Antonio to accept plastic bags in curbside pickup

If you don’t have some of those nice reusable shopping bags or say “paper please” when in the checkout line at the grocery store, breath a sigh of relief because San Antonio will now accept plastic bags in its recycling program. Solid Waste Management Department Public Relations Manager Tiffany Edwards said people can add...
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Stone Oak: Don’t Water your Lawn Right Now

July 8, 2014
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Stone Oak: Don’t Water your Lawn Right Now

If you live near the Stone Oak area, don’t water your lawn. The San Antonio Water System announced today crews are making emergency repairs on the primary water pipeline to the Stone Oak area because of a mechanical malfunction. According to SAWS, an emergency (and new) pipeline is providing water to the area. And...
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Report: SA leads Texas in school construction costs

July 3, 2014
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Report: SA leads Texas in school construction costs

In response to public information requests from Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, school districts all across Texas submitted construction costs for new schools built between 2007 and 2013. And San Antonio school districts were at the top of the list when it came to the amount of money spent on new schools. Northside, Northeast, Judson,...
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Seafood Spots Around Town

June 2, 2014
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Seafood Spots Around Town

June is National Seafood Month, so like we did this last month with barbecue and burgers, we’ve compiled a list of spots to catch some seafood in the Alamo City. The is a modest list of 16 seafood joints so if we missed you’re favorite, please let us know in the comments below. The Sandbar...
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Soul Tren Latino: Henry Brun & The Latin Players Release Party

April 7, 2014
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Soul Tren Latino: Henry Brun & The Latin Players Release Party

For his newest release, Soul Tren Latino, SA mainstay and Grammy winner Henry Brun takes to the streets, translating some of his favorite soul and pop classics into the language of Latin Jazz. With the Latin Playerz, Brun reimagines the music of Marvin Gaye, The Miracles, and Ashford & Simpson. Like his playing style...
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IceJJFish & Dhananjay: The Merits of Terrible Hip-Hop Videos

April 6, 2014
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IceJJFish & Dhananjay: The Merits of Terrible Hip-Hop Videos

Like most human beings with a pulse and an internet connection, I’m a sucker for bad rap videos. In February, when IceJJFish released a high-res, low-talent video filmed on the Hays, of course I watched it more than the recommended serving size of never. Like reality TV, earnestly bad music videos bring out the worst...
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Robert Gonzales’ West of Downtown captures Barrio Life

April 4, 2014
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Robert Gonzales’ West of Downtown captures Barrio Life

For the Department for Culture & Creative Development’s 2013 Neighborhood Film Contest, graphic and visual artist Robert Gonzales submitted West of Downtown, a vibrant look at some of his favorite art on the West Side. Like Toy Story for the West Side’s commercial art, Gonzales brings colorful ice houses, auto shops and barrio murals to...
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