Here’s what we know about the antisemitic rallies in San Antonio

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Antisemitic protests denying the Holocaust and spreading hateful rhetoric outside the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio were met with law enforcement and denunciation from local leaders and groups on Tuesday evening.  According to the Jewish Federation of San Antonio and photos and videos of the incident, the group gathered as guests of the memorial left …

San Antonio Metro Health now offering COVID vaccine boosters

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Steven Santana Oct. 27, 2021Updated: Oct. 27, 2021 5:43 p.m. Eligible people can now get their Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters at Metro Health clinics. Jessica Phelps /San Antonio Express-News Locals can now get a COVID-19 vaccine booster at one of San Antonio’s many pop-up clinics starting October 27.  Metro Health will administer booster shots …

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz delays dozens of President Joe Biden’s ambassador nominations, stoking feud over national security

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Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. WASHINGTON — By this point in the Trump administration, Kay Bailey Hutchison, a former U.S. senator from Texas, had been settled into her new Brussels-based post as NATO ambassador for several months. But Julianne Smith, …

San Antonio actor Jesse Borrego to discuss cultural identity Thursday at Our Lady of the Lake University

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click to enlarge Courtesy of CineFestival Jesse Borrego acting in the film Phoenix, Oregon. San Antonio actor, director and producer Jesse Borrego will speak Thursday at Our Lady of the Lake University, explaining how cultural identity and image relate to society at large and the trillion-dollar entertainment industry. Borrego’s talk “Bridging the Cultural Uncanny Valley: …

The Spurs have assigned Josh Primo to the G League

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The San Antonio Spurs are officially assigning Josh Primo to the Austin Spurs, per a press release from the team on Wednesday morning. The San Antonio Spurs have officially assigned rookie guard Josh Primo to the Austin Spurs. Their G League affiliate faces the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in their season opener on November 5. …

How Texas Republicans moved beyond a bathroom bill to successfully ban transgender athletes from school sports

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Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. For mental health support related to COVID-19, call the state’s 24/7 toll-free support line at 833-986-1919. You can also reach a trained crisis counselor through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling 800-273-8255 or texting …

Analysis: Maps bolster Republicans in the Texas Senate, especially the top one

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Editor’s note: If you’d like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey’s column, click here. If you would like to listen to the column, just click on the play button below. Redistricting is when politicians choose their own voters. It’s political as all get out. Officeholders draw districts that contain the highest possible number …

Gov. Greg Abbott’s new campaign ad bashes Beto O’Rourke … who isn’t even running

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If it feels like Gov. Greg Abbott has been running for reelection for the past year, it’s because he has. He’s staged photo ops with former President Donald Trump while blasting the current commander-in-chief. He’s courted right-wing outlets, gerrymandered — er, redistricted — areas with diverse or Democratic voting populations, and offended just about everyone outside …