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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Filing begins Monday for San Marcos mayor, council elections

The filing period for candidates interested in running for San Marcos City Council in the Nov. 8 general and special election officially begins on Saturday, July 23 and will continue until Monday, Aug. 22.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

CTMC to host annual BabyFest expo

Central Texas Medical Center will host its seventh annual BabyFest — an exposition of products and services for mothers and babies — from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24.

Friday, July 15th, 2016

San Marcos police identify 23-year-old man killed by freight train

Police have identified the victim of Thursday’s fatal train accident as 23-year-old Evan Meredith Kistner.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Thomaides to run for San Marcos mayor as Guerrero declines re-election bid

Veteran council member John Thomaides announced a second bid for San Marcos mayor this week, a day after incumbent Daniel Guerrero said he would not seek a fourth term.

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

San Marcos support for Lone Star Rail could be too little, too late

As the Lone Star Rail District approaches what could be the end of the line, one important city along its still-theoretical route is hoping to keep it on track.

Friday, July 8th, 2016

From UT Tower to Dallas, the worst shootings in Texas history

An otherwise peaceful protest in downtown Dallas turned deadly on Thursday night when a sniper shot and killed at least five police officers and injured more. Here’s a look at some of the highest profile shootings in...

Friday, June 24th, 2016

State reaches settlement with former Alamo stewards

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has reached a settlement with the longtime managers of the Alamo, whom he fired last year in a move that set off a protracted fight over a library collection on the...

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Isaac asks Federal Trade Commission to investigate Austin’s Uber, Lyft rules

Republican state Rep. Jason Isaac has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Austin's rules for ride-hailing companies, raising concerns that the city's "burdensome regulations" are anti-competitive.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Lawmakers seek roadmap for ride-hailing regulation

State lawmakers are poised to discuss ride-hailing for the second time in two weeks on Thursday, attention many expect to carry into the upcoming legislative session as some legislators attempt to wrest regulatory power from cities.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Abbott asks feds for Zika funding, guidance

As Texas braces for a possible Zika virus outbreak via local mosquito populations, Gov. Greg Abbott asked federal health officials Wednesday to review the state’s plan to combat the disease, which has been linked to serious birth...

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