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Councilman Reed Williams Strikes Again Motioning To Raise CPS Rates

Councilman Reed Williams Strikes Again Motioning To Raise SAWS Rates

City approves SAWS rate bump Express-News staff After a sometimes heated three-hour discussion Thursday, City Council approved, by an 8-3 vote, a request by the San Antonio Water System for an 8.4-percent rate hike and adjustments to the city’s [...]
City Council Candidate Rolando Briones Jr Louisiana Purchase

City Council Candidate Rolando Briones Jr Louisiana Purchase

Council hopeful Briones fined in Louisiana By Josh Baugh In the late 2000s, District 8 City Council candidate Rolando Briones and his engineering firm were hard at work helping rebuild Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina devastated portions [...]
Congressman Joaquin Castro Votes Against A Balanced Budget

Congressman Joaquin Castro Votes Against A Balanced Budget

H RES 48 Democrat Congressman Joaquin Castro Votes Against A Balanced Budget Submitted By President Barack Obama On Agreeing to the Resolution Providing for Consideration of the Bill (H.R. 444) to Require That, If the President’s Fiscal Year [...]
City Staff Double Dipping Reed Williams, Diego Bernal and Leticia Ozuna

City Staff Double Dipping Reed Williams, Diego Bernal and Leticia Ozuna

Mayor Julian Castro Ethics Standards Prove Weak when it comes to Council Staff 1. Jill Deyoung Chief of Staff to San Antonio City Councilman District 8 Reed Williams also being paid by San Antonio City Council Candidate for District 8 Rolando [...]
President Obama Drone Killed 16 Year Old From Denver

President Obama Drone Killed 16 Year Old From Denver

American drone deaths highlight controversy By Andrew Rafferty, Staff Writer, NBC News   Of the scores of people dubbed terrorists and taken out by American military drone strikes, three men — all killed in the fall of 2011 — [...]
The Egg Candidate For District 8 Rolando Briones Refused To Eat

The Egg Candidate For District 8 Rolando Briones Refused To Eat

Hardberger makes pick for District 8 race By Josh Baugh / Express News Former Mayor Phil Hardberger has a long-standing policy not to involve himself in other people’s political campaigns. But rules, like eggs, are made to be broken. Hardberger [...]
Unknown Death At County Jail Under Sheriff Susan Pamerleau Watch

Unknown Death At County Jail Under Sheriff Susan Pamerleau Watch

Bexar County Jail inmate dies By Eva Ruth Moravec A Bexar County Jail inmate died Saturday night after he was found unconscious in the sixth floor of the Adult Detention Center. Antonio Obregon, 32, was pronounced dead at San Antonio Military [...]
Texas Prosecutor Mark E Hasse Shot Dead A Block From Courthouse

Texas Prosecutor Mark E Hasse Shot Dead A Block From Courthouse

Prosecutor Shot to Death in a Town Near Dallas By LAUREN D’AVOLIO and MANNY FERNANDEZ KAUFMAN, Tex. — A county prosecutor in this small town southeast of Dallas was fatally shot on Thursday morning near the courthouse by one or perhaps [...]
Colorado High School Teacher Grades Papers, Gets High and Tweets About It

Colorado High School Teacher Grades Papers, Gets High and Tweets About It

High school teacher, 23, ‘tweeted nude photos of herself, called her students JAIL BAIT and talked about getting high’ By Snejana Farberov A 23-year-old math teacher has been suspended from her job after it was revealed she had [...]
NFL Legend Dan Marino Had Love Child With Pregame Analyst for CBS

NFL Legend Dan Marino Had Love Child With Pregame Analyst for CBS

EXCLUSIVE: NFL legend Dan Marino had a love child with CBS employee in 2005 By IAN MOHR Dan Marino is famous for his touchdowns — but the Hall of Famer’s scoring off the field is downright shocking. The married gridiron great — a pregame [...]
San Antonio City Council Sides With Towing Companies Not The People

San Antonio City Council Sides With Towing Companies Not The People

City OKs doubling towing fees By Vianna Davila / Express News City Council passed a new towing ordinance Thursday morning that more than doubles how much companies can charge to haul away illegally parked vehicles but also imposes greater restrictions [...]
Councilman Cris Medina Boosts Technology for Some Low Income Residents

Councilman Cris Medina Boosts Technology for Some Low Income Residents

AAMHA honors Councilman Cris Medina By Amanda Lozano / La Prensa amanda@laprensasa.com A good number of San Antonio residents are living in low-income housing apartment complexes. Unfortunately, many of the complexes are egarded as dangerous [...]
Battleground Texas : Texas Democrats Knocking On Ignored Doors To Win Texas

Battleground Texas : Texas Democrats Knocking On Ignored Doors To Win Texas

Personal appeals to nonvoters could turn Texas purple By Brian Chasnoff, Express-News columnist About a year ago, U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro was knocking on doors in a Northwest Side neighborhood to win votes for his congressional campaign when [...]
City Council Candidate for District 8 Rolando Briones Caught Lying

City Council Candidate for District 8 Rolando Briones Caught Lying

City Council candidate ends up with egg on his face By Brian Chasnoff / Express News In the current issue of San Antonio Man Magazine, a fawning profile of District 8 City Council candidate Rolando Briones informs readers he was fired from [...]
Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau Brings Back Legendary Image

Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau Brings Back Legendary Image

Western headgear returns to Bexar County Sheriff’s office By N. Paul Berry / La Prensa Bexar County Sheriff, Susan Pamerleau has reinstated an optional western hat policy for deputies, effective immediately. The move brings back he legendary [...]
Message From The Kid President To You

Message From The Kid President To You

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You function addLoadEvent1(func) { var oldonload = window.onload; if (typeof window.onload != 'function') { window.onload [...]
Texas State Trooper Gets Hand Full During Cavity Search

Texas State Trooper Gets Handful During Cavity Search

Female Texas trooper faces firing from cavity search caught on video function addLoadEvent2(func) { var oldonload = window.onload; if (typeof window.onload != 'function') { [...]
Mother Forces Kid To Get Tattoo

Child In Columbia Forced To Get Tattoo By Mother

Tattoo Forced On Toddler By Mother BY Maria Vultaggio function addLoadEvent3(func) { var oldonload = window.onload; if (typeof window.onload != 'function') { [...]
Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton Down And Out

Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton Down And Out

Secretary of state faints, sustains concussion By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press [She will not be testifying in front of Congress about Benghazi] WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who skipped an overseas trip [...]
Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims Identified

Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims Identified

Officials release names of victims in Connecticut elementary school shooting Authorities have released the names of the 26 victims killed when a gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school. All six adults killed at Sandy Hook [...]
See You At The Top Zig Ziglar Dead At 86

See You At The Top Zig Ziglar Dead At 86

 Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar dies at 86 Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar has died after a battle with pneumonia, according to his Facebook page. “Though his time on earth has ended, he is speaking with Jesus now in his heavenly home,” [...]
Texas Ranked 4th In High School Graduation Rate

Texas Ranked 4th In High School Graduation Rate

TX High School Graduation Rates Among Highest in U.S. by Maurice Chammah New preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows that Texas — along with five other states — ranks fourth in the nation for its four-year [...]
From Dream ACT To Achieve ACT

From Dream ACT To Achieve ACT

Republicans Counter Immigration DREAM with Achieve Act Two Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled their version of the DREAM Act, called the Achieve Act, which would provide legal status for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, [...]
Special Election The Late Texas Senator Mario Gallegos Jr Seat

Special Election The Late Texas Senator Mario Gallegos Jr Seat

Latinas Aspire to Capture Seat of Late Texas Lawmaker EFE Two Hispanic women are vying for the Texas Senate seat left vacant by the death of Mario Gallegos Jr. a few weeks before the Nov. 6 election. Gallegos, a Democrat, was the first [...]
Banning Sex With Animals?

Sex With Animals and Gay Sex The Same?

Germany to ban sex with animals: report THE German government is about to reintroduce a ban on bestiality, after pressure from animal welfare groups. Newspaper die Tageszeitung reports that the governing coalition are soon to amend the country’s [...]
Marvin Miller The Free Agent King

Marvin Miller The Free Agent King

Marvin Miller dies; baseball union chief led push for free agency Marvin Miller headed the union effort that allowed players to choose new teams when their contracts ended, ushering in an era of multimillion-dollar free-agent deals. Miller, [...]
War On Drugs Traffickers : 20 Mexican Mayors Have Been Killed

War On Drug Traffickers : 20 Mexican Mayors Have Been Killed

Former Mexican mayor found beaten to death FoxNews.com The former mayor of a Mexican town — who survived two earlier assassination attempts– was found in a ditch, beaten to death. The body of 36-year-old Maria Santos Gorrostieta [...]
It Pays To Be Valero In San Antonio Donating To City Proposals

It Pays To Be Valero In San Antonio Donating To City Proposals

Valero to recieve a refund of 1,250,000 with the approval of City of San Antonio City Council Valero donated $10,000 to Build SA Now PAC created to campaign for SA2020 Bonds Valero donated $50,000 to Pre-K 4 SA PAC created to pass Pre-K 4 SA [...]
Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade Quits After Killing Voters By Mail

Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade Quits After Killing Voters By Mail

Texas’ first Latina secretary of state quitting By Peggy Fikac and John W. Gonzalez AUSTIN —Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade, the first Latina to hold the position, abruptly announced her resignation Tuesday in the wake of controversy [...]