San Antonio archdiocese calls Roe v. Wade decision a ‘tragedy’ on anniversary of abortion ruling

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The Archdiocese of San Antonio held a Friday morning mass to mark the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling which ended a Texas ban on abortion and legalized it across the nation, which local church officials called a “tragedy.” Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller held the morning mass to pray “for life” online, the …

Watch: New Texas senators discuss plans to address COVID-19’s impact on health, businesses

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Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. (edited) Three new state senators who jumped from the Texas House to their current positions share one priority for this legislative session: minimizing the impact of COVID-19 on Texans. Sens. César Blanco, D-El Paso; Roland …

7 of Ted Cruz’s Senate colleagues call for probe into his potential role in Capitol insurrection

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click to enlarge Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz And the woes keep piling up for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint Thursday, asking for the body’s Ethics Committee to investigate whether the Texas Republican and fellow GOP conspiracy theorist U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri contributed …

Texas Republicans are angry at big tech’s reaction to U.S. Capitol siege. But few mention the GOP’s role in sowing election misinformation.

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click to enlarge Bob Daemmrich / The Texas Tribune Attorney General Ken Paxton is among several Texas Republicans who have criticized major technology and social media companies in how they responded to accounts that sowed misinformation about the 2020 election. After major technology and social media companies this month banned former President Donald Trump from …

San Antonio Tex-Mex staple Las Palapas expands to the Dallas-Fort Worth market

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Friday, January 22, 2021 Posted By Nina Rangel on Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 10:22 AM click image Instagram / cerati9 San Antonio-based Las Palapas is headed north. The 40-year-old Tex-Mex concept will open a location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, specifically the city of Keller, CultureMap Fort Worth reports. The restaurant will open in …

McNay Art Museum’s new exhibition celebrates the Earth’s most important liquid: water

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Friday, January 22, 2021 Posted By Brianna Espinoza on Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 9:46 AM click image Facebook / McNay Art Museum Everyone knows water is the natural resource every living thing needs to survive and the reason why major cities were founded near water sources. The McNay Art Museum definitely knows that, which …