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Archive for June, 2013


Sunday, June 30th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/30/13

Guitar gurus Big John Mills and Redd Volkaert will exchange guitar licks at BIGFest today...

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/29/13

Tres Womack and the Chubby Knuckle Choir will raise the roof at BigFest tonight...

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The transformation of Aquarena Springs

How a beloved, decaying theme park became a world-class nature center.

Friday, June 28th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/28/13

Jordan Minor and the Bottom Dollar Band will garner happy fans at Happy Cow tonight.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/27/13

Paula Held's syncopated prestidigitation will charm at Linda's Fine Foods tonight...

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Hurricane protection stirs debate along Texas gulf coast

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon consider proposals to reduce flooding when hurricanes hit a critical part of the Texas Gulf Coast. But the proposals have sparked debate over who should pay for them and...

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Texas hopes to compete for data center business

Texas once dominated the data center industry — the housing and storage of major corporate computer systems. But in recent years, other states have chipped away at its foothold.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Perry calls second special session to pass abortion bill

Hours after Democrats won a rare victory by blocking a restrictive abortion bill, Republican Gov. Rick Perry has called a second special session to take up the issue again.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

O’Brien wins Pritzker Award

Tim O'Brien, five-time holder of Texas State's endowed chair in creative writing, was named the winner of the 2013 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Bobcat assistant coach going to world track championships

Texas State assistant track coach Amanda Bingson set the American record in the hammer throw at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend, making her the top American and the third-ranked international athlete headed...

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