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UTSA Hosts Texas Rural Challenge June 13-14

UTSA Hosts Texas Rural Challenge June 13-14

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Institute for Economic Development will host the third annual Texas Rural Challenge on June 13-14 in San Marcos, Texas at the Embassy Suites Conference Center, 1001 McCarty Lane, San Marcos, Texas 78666. The statewide, two-day conference will help rural Texas communities build…

Johnston Memorial 2012

Johnston Memorial 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY AUSTIN MAY 13, 2012   Seventy five young men from the Austin area were killed in the war in Viet Nam; during that era the Tejano population of Austin was less than 10 percent yet suffered 25 percent of the casualties and 23 percent were from Johnston High…

Feds Will Not Renew Women’s Health Program

Feds Will Not Renew Women’s Health Program

by Emily Ramshaw, The Texas Tribune 25 minutes ago Updated, 5:37 p.m.  The federal government will not renew the Women’s Health Program, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in Houston on Friday, the day after Gov. Rick Perry announced Texas would continue the program with or without…

Lawmakers Monitor Health Care Reform’s Effect on Texas

by Ben Philpott, The Texas Tribune Texas may be challenging federal health care reform in court, but state lawmakers are still monitoring how the law will affect costs and care in Texas. The massive health care act has been a political football since it was first introduced in 2009. Texas…

College Rule Reminds Undocumented Students to Seek Status

College Rule Reminds Undocumented Students to Seek Status

by Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune 1/26/2012 Just in case undocumented students receiving in-state tuition at Texas public colleges and universities forget that they pledged to apply for permanent residency status as soon as possible, a new rule approved today by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board requires their institutions…

Greening Disease Threatens Texas Citrus

Greening Disease Threatens Texas Citrus

by Susannah Jacob, The Texas Tribune 5 hours ago On Jan. 13, the first-known case of citrus greening disease in Texas was confirmed on a Rio Grande Valley orange tree. The tree showed the telltale signs: undersized, discolored fruit and curled, mottled yellow leaves. The one case in a San…

2011 Beat Aids Banquet- Highlights

The BEAT AIDS Board of Directors are pleased to announce the ……. 2011 BEAT AIDS BANQUET-BENEFIT “The Time for Healing is Now Upon Us.” http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=281857878491812 Thanks to Deb Browning for the invite 🙂 http://www.facebook.com/pridefestsa…

Video: Síclovía brings thousands to SA’s streets

San Antonio enjoys Síclovía! It took all kinds today… from hardcore riders to kids of all ages to strollers, walkers, unicycles, skaters, Labs and Chihuahuas… and even Ronald MacDonald and Luigi from the Mario Brothers hanging outside SA’s Kiddie Park greeting all bypassers. Everyone seemed to be having a great time. We snapped a few […]

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