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San Antonio Zoo achieves Humane Certification on animal welfare

SAN ANTONIO, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being,…


Citizens against toll roads will gather at Texas State Capitol April 17, 2017

Concerned citizens from across the Texas will gather in Austin to interact on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the south steps of the State Capitol with lawmakers…


San Antonio Live Donor Kidney Transplant Program Ranked #1 in the Country

SAN ANTONIO, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital ranks first in the nation for the number of live…


Quick list of best perks and discounts for senior citizens in 2017

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2017 World Rock Stacking Champion and Llano Earth Art Fest is March 10-13

Good folks looking for a good way to put some balance into their lives can get plenty as the Llano Earth Art Fest (LEAF) in…


Biggest train robbery in history loot still buried in Texas

For 93 years, tens of thousands of dollars left over from one of the biggest train robberies in history, has laid buried somewhere northwest of…


Diners and cafes are as American as Elvis Presley, Mickey Mouse and apple pie

Cafés, restaurants, drive-ins and diners, are deeply embedded in American culture and life. Tourists and fans still flock to one of the oldest cafes in…


The truth behind the mysterious ‘secret code’ on each Whataburger ketchup package exposed

Not too many days go by when a customer or two doesn’t ask Jack Mooney about the mysterious tiny number on ketchup packages. The 18-year-old…


San Antonio tourists can experience new exhibits, museums and heritage opportunities

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Baggage handler arrested for stealing firearms at Texas airport

In Austin Wednesday morning, a 25-year-old baggage handler at Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) surrendered to FBI agents based on a federal criminal complaint charging…


Seven ways to enjoy Six Flags Fiesta Texas at Spring Break

Six Flags Fiesta Texas announced its Spring Break opening dates from March 9-19. TIP JAR Options. Thank you for supporting Independent Journalism Bronze Tip $2.00…


The Alamo Offers New Jim Bowie Exhibit and New Guided Tours

Beginning Saturday, March 4, 2017 the Alamo in San Antonio will offer a free special exhibit, “Bowie: Man-Knife-Legend,” the first exhibit to appear in a…