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Archive for October, 2012


Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

U.S.-Panama trade pact brings hope, controversy

The final component of a trade pact between the U.S. and three non-border countries was set to launch on Wednesday, with proponents promising that the agreement with Panama will create thousands of jobs and domestic revenue in an economy that can desperately use both.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Video: Halloween brings costumes to ‘hockey with horses’

Amateur arena polo players gathered Friday for a costumed match at County Line Polo Club near Kyle. The players included a female contingent from Texas State University Polo Club. MERCURY VIDEO by MEDIA DESIGN

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Election 2012 Video: Hays County Pct. 1, Place 1 JP (Joanne Prado vs. Amy Lea Akers)

Running for a third term as Hays County Pct. 1, Place 1 Justice of the Peace, Democrat JOANNE PRADO is being challenged by Republican nominee AMY LEA AKERS.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Freethought San Marcos: Paul Ryan’s war against people, not poverty

— Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS In a hackneyed play on words, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s extremist vice-presidential running mate, declared, “In this war on poverty, poverty is winning.” His claim created an...

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

San Marcos to induct three into Women’s Hall of Fame

The City of San Marcos will celebrate the accomplishments of three local women by inducting them into the Women’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501...

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Texas cities differ on texting-while-driving bans

Austin and San Antonio are among 28 cities that have banned some degree of cellphone use while driving.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Audio: State water plan faces critical funding test

The Legislature failed to fund a state water plan in the last session. And with a price tag pegged at $53 billion and lawmakers pledging not to raise taxes, finding the money is sure to prove tricky...

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

San Marcos Tonight: Halloween 2012 Edition

A rundown of live music and other entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight including costume contests as far as the eye can see and DJ Crizzly at Texas Music Theater.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Updated: Boil water notice lifted in San Marcos

The city of San Marcos has issued a boil water notice at least through Wednesday evening for a wide area of San Marcos affected by a 12-inch water main break today.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

San Marcos Tonight: 10/31/12

A run down of live music and other entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight including HOLIDAY MOUNTAIN at the Triple Crown.

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