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American newspapers circulation down to lowest levels in 77 years

The last time daily newspaper circulation in America was as low as it is now was before World War II. A tremendous shift in all-digital…


The Chilling Horror Behind the Door of Gunter Hotel Room 636

“He butchered someone in that room, but who?” In 1975, an envelope addressed and mailed to the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas contained a…


First overseas trip of President Trump and First Lady highlighted in photos

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump embarked on their first trip overseas as President this month with five stops in four countries….


The miracle of an emergency prayer during September 11, 2001

Stanley Praimnath woke up early on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. He showered, prayed and went to work. “For some particular reason, I gave the Lord…


Chilling new information in frightening true story of ‘Unholy Matrimony’ honeymoon murder revealed

Puppies in the doctor’s back yard gave San Antonio police detective Walter Dennis a firm suspicion that the St. Bernards were more than just mere coincidence. After he…


‘Little Graceland’ museum founder and Elvis Presley ‘army buddy’ dies at 81 in Texas

The founder and owner of a Rio Grande Valley, Texas roadside attraction honoring Elvis Presley died Friday. Simon Hinojosa Vega, 81, served in the U.S….


FBI’s mock crime town for training turns 60

(FBI) It has been called the nation’s most crime-ridden town and even the crime capital of the world, but no one has ever been victimized…


‘In God We Trust’ is the central principle in our Declaration of Independence and government

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Obama breaks records earning $500 per second for mentioning himself 216 times in climate change speech

In the amount of time it took him to say “I actually found that I became more humble the longer I was in office,” former…


The enchanting legacy of Popeye’s good friend–the ‘fantastical’ Captain Gus

Joseph was 83 and lived just five houses west of Highlands High School in southeast San Antonio when he died on October 5, 1977. His…


Old West Stagecoach Etiquette mandates ‘spitting on the leeward side’

“Spit on the leeward side,” an article on stagecoach etiquette in the 1877 Omaha Herald advised.  “If you have anything to drink in a bottle, pass…


First woman engineer was key to super-secret American defense and space programs

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