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Archive for December, 2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Bobcats lose big at home to Rice

The Texas State women's basketball team shot only 26.7 percent Thursday night and lost, 97-50, to Rice at Strahan Coliseum. The Bobcats will end their non-conference season next Monday against Huston-Tillotson.

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Council to consider resolution against CenterPoint increase

The San Marcos City Council will consider a resolution opposing a proposed rate increase for CenterPoint Energy at the Jan. 4 meeting. If the council doesn't act by Jan. 7, the rate increases will be considered approved.

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Dripping Springs passes comprehensive plan

The Dripping Springs City Council voted earlier this month to adopt a revised comprehensive plan. City officials say an overwhelming desire to keep Dripping Springs rural is a cornerstone of the plan.

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Two lanes on Wonder World Drive to close on Jan. 6

San Marcos officials have announced street projects affecting traffic through Jan. 8. On Jan. 6, be aware of lane closures on Wonder World Drive at Interstate-35

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Mendez Elementary School participates in National Geography Bee

Students at Mendez Elementary recently participated in the National Geography Bee at the school to determine a winner to go on to further competition in the contest.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Police Blotter 12/22-12/27

Newstreamz.com will print updates of dropped charges or not guilty verdicts upon request. Send requests with appropriate documentation and working daytime phone number to cops@newstreamz.com or by fax to (512) 392-5132.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Audio: U.S. teen birth rates dip, but Texas’ still among highest

A new report shows U.S. teen birth rates at an all-time low, but Texas still records some of the highest rates in the country. Matt Largey of KUT News reports.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Electoral power is about voting, not population

You can make political districts the same size, but you can’t make them politically equal.

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Four San Marcos men, boy missing in Mexico, FBI says

The families of four San Marcos men and a boy who disappeared in Mexico last month still have no answers as FBI officials continue to investigate the missing persons’ case.

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Bobcats fall to 3-9 with Christmas Eve loss

Despite shooting 62 percent from the floor, Texas State fell to Northeastern, 86-78, in their final game at the Cancun Governor's Cup. The Bobcats, 3-9, will play Texas-Tyler Friday at Strahan Coliseum.

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