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Archive for October, 2013


Thursday, October 31st, 2013

5th Circuit reverses ruling on Texas abortion regulations

Texas abortion providers’ Monday victory was short-lived. The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday reversed a federal district court ruling that found part of the state's new abortion regulations unconstitutional, meaning the provisions of House Bill 2 could take effect immediately if state officials choose to enforce them.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Hays County rainfall totals 10/31/13

Hays County watchers reported rainfall totals as high as 12 inches today in parts, according to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. Here's a look at the deluge that fueled the Halloween flood of 2013.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Video: More San Marcos area flooding 10/31/13

Additional video of familiar spots along the San Marcos River, shot this morning by photographer Stephen Ramirez. This package includes footage of the Spring Lake Dam falls, Sewell Park, Rio Vista Falls and the flood control dam...

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Guest Column: A lifetime of service, more to come

San Marcos City Council candidate BILL TAYLOR says he has a track record of making solid decisions in the crucible of San Marcos politics.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Video: Flooding in San Marcos 10/31/13

Video of familiar spots along the San Marcos River, shot this morning by photographer Stephen Ramirez.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Updated: Blanco, San Marcos rivers begin to recede in San Marcos

The Blanco and San Marcos Rivers are beginning to recede this morning after heavy rains in Hays County caused early morning flooding and evacuations in San Marcos.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 10/31/13

The country/ western swing of Emily Herring will brighten spirits at the Triple Crown tonight

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Bartee Haile: The flesh-and-blood Dealey behind Dallas’ plaza

George Bannerman Dealey was an exemplary far-sighted journalist whose name is often linked with a tragedy

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Common Experience author Ross Szabo to speak on mental health

Ross Szabo, author of this year's Common Experience book Behind Happy Faces, will speak about Mental Health and Illness at Texas State University Oct. 30.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: Peace Corps official makes return to hometown

As the 35th president of the United States, one of John F. Kennedy’s first and most influential accomplishments was working with Congress to create the Peace Corps, which has sent more than 200,000 volunteers to serve in...

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