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Monday, October 27th, 2014

San Antonio awaits arrival of Phil Collins’ Alamo collection

More than 200 artifacts tied to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo will return to San Antonio — some for the first time in 178 years — this week, courtesy of British rock star Phil Collins. It is a significant step in a planned transformation for the state's historical site.

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Bartee Haile: Early Texans settled their differences with duels

They fought to the death for family honor — or even just the best steaks

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Texas State to host reception and Q&A with three Texas writers

Three Texas Hill Country writers will speak and answer questions about their craft this Thursday at Texas State's Alkek Library in San Marcos.