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Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Scholar to lecture on Latin American journalism

From Texas State University Claudia Mellado-Ruiz, an international Fulbright scholar and professor of social communication at the Universidad de Concepción in Chile, will present two speeches on contemporary issues in Latin American journalism at Texas State University. The lectures are scheduled Nov. 12 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. in Old Main room 234 and Nov. 13 from

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Jamison named interim city manager

From submitted reports The city council Monday unanimously named Assistant City Manager Collette Jamison to serve as interim city manager while the Council begins a search for a permanent replacement for outgoing manager Dan O’Leary. Jamison, 48,...

Friday, November 9th, 2007

City to repave Roosevelt, Alabama streets

The city started prep work this week for long awaited work repaving two streets in the Victory Gardens neighborhood.

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Texas State team solves mystery of Cuero chupacabra

From Texas State University Biologists at Texas State University have succeeded in identifying the strange, hairless, doglike creature that gained fame throughout South Texas this summer as the mythical chupacabra. Reality, it turns out, is far more...

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Under construction

Newstreamz San Marcos is currently under development but check back for infrequent updates during the process.

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Chapa brothers honored with prestigious law enforcement award

As the youngest in a family of five siblings, Paul Chapa grew up in the shadow of the eldest, Anthony. Both native to San Antonio, the pair looked up to law enforcement officials because their father was...

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

Pharmaceutical byproducts a health wildcard in San Marcos River

The city’s wastewater treatment plant was successful in removing nearly all of the 18 chemicals known to interfere with natural hormone production that a research team detected in the sewage system.

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