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Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Nuse: Census count won’t affect San Marcos’ territorial claim, police authority

Despite the shock of learning it is home to about 20.6 percent fewer people than everyone thought, San Marcos appears unlikely to suffer major consequences for apparently falling below the 50,000 threshold, particularly loss of its claim to surrounding territory for eventual annexation, City Manager Jim Nuse said today.