Harlandale outlasts Brack in double overtime bi-district skirmish

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For weeks, Harlandale had battled grade-related attrition, but on a glorious night, the Indians had a significant addition. Senior scoring leader Manuel Rabago-Castro had been academically ineligible since early January, but returned in time for the Indians’ Class 5A bi-district game Feb. 22 at Harlandale. With 6-foot-5 Rabago-Castro battling comparably sized Brackenridge junior Zack DeSmith …

‘The state just endured one disaster’: AOC tweets about Texas dropping mask mandate

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Teresa Velasco March 2, 2021Updated: March 2, 2021 6:56 p.m. New York U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez enters the stage for her conversation with Briahna Joy Gray about about identity, race and class at the Austin Convention Center during the SXSW Conference & Festivals on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Billy Calzada, Staff / Staff Photographer U.S. Representative …

San Antonio’s police union claims referendum taking aim at collective bargaining seeks to ‘defund’ cops

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Jaime Monzon Black Lives Matter protesters march in downtown San Antonio last June. San Antonio’s police union on Tuesday doubled down on claims that a local ballot initiative aimed at scaling back its power to bargain for a new labor contract amounts to “defunding the police.” During a morning news conference, San Antonio Police Officers …

As CDC warns not to ease COVID rules, Texas’ governor says he’ll drop mask rule, business limits

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Courtesy Photo / Texas Governor’s Office Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a recent news conference. The day after the director of the Centers for Disease Control cautioned states against easing COVID-19 restrictions, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he’ll drop the statewide mask mandate and lift all restrictions on businesses. “With the medical advancements of vaccines and antibody …

Pabst Blue Ribbon debuting new art gallery in San Antonio’s Southtown neighborhood

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click image Instagram / pabstblueribbon Boise, Idaho-based artist Dreyfus’ work will be featured on 12-pack cases and displayed in stores for the entire year. Art and beer collide in this month when recently added San Antonio corporate citizen Pabst Brewing Co. showcases work by emerging artists at its new Pabst Blue Ribbon Studios in Southtown. The …

Texas-based Martin House Brewing Co. launching Best Maid Spicy Pickle Beer this week

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click image Instagram / martinhousebrewing Better load up on michelada ingredients. Fort Worth-based Martin House Brewing Co. this week will introduce Best Maid Spicy Pickle Beer, the latest flavor in its line of pickle brews that’s gained a cult since the first release launched in 2019. The new version keeps the briny and sour character …

Spurs’ March 4 matchup with the Thunder will give a glimpse at San Antonio’s evolving backcourt

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click to enlarge Facebook / San Antonio Spurs Back in January, when the Spurs and Thunder clashed in Oklahoma City, Spurs guard Lonnie Walker IV led all scorers with 24 points in a 112-102 victory for San Antonio. Walker shared the offensive load with five other Spurs who scored in double figures, including Dejounte Murray …

Lawyer for Texas attorney general’s office repeatedly tries to block testimony and evidence at whistleblower hearing

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click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons / U.S. Department of Justice Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton The first hearing in a whistleblower lawsuit against the Texas attorney general’s office mostly consisted of objections Monday. The agency’s attorney William Helfand opposed the vast majority of questions that lawyers asked two former agency employees who testified in a …