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Friday, November 20th, 2015

Commentary: It’s time for an Austin-San Antonio regional airport

San Antonio City Council member JOE KRIER writes that Interstate 35 corridor leaders should ‘seriously discuss the creation of a regional airport — a DFW for Central Texas.’

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Ridership on the upswing for Austin-Bergstrom’s first daily transatlantic flight

With the success of a new Austin-London nonstop route, city officials seem to have their sights set on Tokoyo.

Friday, July 4th, 2014

In Central Texas, easy access to airport PreCheck on its way

Many Texans have wondered why no application centers for the TSA’s PreCheck program exist within 100 miles of Austin or San Antonio. But the agency is now taking steps to change that.

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

City plans $3M nature center at Purgatory Creek

The City of San Marcos is planning to build a new multi-million dollar nature center in the Purgatory Creek Natural Area, near the Wonder World Drive extension. City officials said the present nature center at Riverside Drive...

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Two die in Niederwald plane crash

A 64-year-old man and his six-year-old grandson died Monday morning when their small plane crashed east of Niederwald in Caldwell County.

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