Tag archive for ‘San Antonio’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Tessabbe Chin, Jacquie Lee headline new ‘The Voice’ tour in over 30 cities

PRESS RELEASE: Fans of the hit NBC show, “The Voice”, can finally see their favorite contestants live as the season’s talented top Finalists and favorite past stars hit the road on a huge summer tour.   Tessanne More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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San Antonio syphilis epidemic called a ‘terrible plague’

The number of syphilis cases in San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas continues it’s rise, according to the latest data from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) Mar. 31. The total number More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Chagas disease reported in dogs in South Texas

Chagas disease, the parasitic infection caused by Trypanosoma cruzi, is found mainly in Latin America, where it is mostly transmitted to humans by the feces of triatomine bugs, known as “kissing bugs”. T. More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Pastors rally in San Antonio to oppose ‘sexual orientation’ amendment to city ordinances

Pastors from across San Antonio are joining together to oppose the city’s proposed amendments which add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity or expression” to the local ordinance. The definition of More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, August 2nd, 2013

City of San Antonio measure to require support of gay marriage to hold office, receive grant money or get a city contract

Groups of Christians in the Texas city of San Antonio are unifying to oppose a measure meant to protect gays from discrimination because they believe the measure discriminates against them. Opponents of the change More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 8th, 2013

Sebastien De La Cruz, San Antonio boy, called ‘beaner, ‘illegal’ and other insults

An 11-year-old boy’s rendition of the national anthem at Game 3 of the NBA finals brought a rousing applause Tuesday, but social media was packed full of racist remarks, insults and comments. Here’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Darion, 8-month-old child dies in Texas house fire, father tasered by police to keep him from running into fire to ‘save’ his son

A father was tased by San Antonio police while trying to save his infant boy from a house fire. Investigators said the parents of the eight-month-old boy had dropped off their children at their grandparents’ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 27th, 2013

Avram Adams, third victim of San Antonio flood found, caught in massive flood surge

Rescue teams Sunday found the body of a teenager believed to have drowned in powerful flood waters, raising the death toll from heavy rain that pummeled the San Antonio area to three, authorities confirmed in reports More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 4th, 2013
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Texas researchers claim Hindenburg accident cause by static electricity, Britain to air documentary

The Hindenburg crash of 1937 is one of the most famous disasters in aviation history. But despite its fame, the cause of the crash has never been determined. A new study from the South West Research Institute in More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 11th, 2013

Bexar County, Texas saw 18 cases of congenital syphilis in 2012

Bexar County, Texas (in red)Public domain image/David Benbennick Bexar County experienced a real spike in the very curable, sexually transmitted infection syphilis last year. This is bad enough; however, newborn More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 7th, 2012

Benita Veliz, illegal immigrant, speaks at DNC

Illegal immigrant activist Benita Veliz was given a prime-time speaking slot at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday night, where she championed President Barack Obama’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Julian Castro highlights President Obama’s accomplishments in DNC keynote speech TRANSCRIPT

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro was selected to give the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night. The Democrats responded with rapturous applause. Castro is the party’s first-ever More...


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