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GOP consulting firm employee starts 'Boats 'N Hoes PAC'

mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO â€" An employee at a leading Republican consulting firm used by lieutenant governor candidate Dan Patrick, Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Donna Campbell, among others, registered a political action committee with the state by the name of “Boats 'N Hoes PAC.” Shaun Nowacki, listed as comptroller for Blakemore and Associates consulting firm, recently registered the PAC with the Texas Ethics Commission, according to state records.
Republican strategist registers Boats n' Hoes PAC on April Fool's Day. ow.ly/vS1UK via @ndhapple
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Dewhurst ad assails Patrick business record

mysanantonio.com — AUSTIN â€" Lt. Gov David Dewhurst's re-election campaign spent at least $445,000 to start airing a TV ad statewide Tuesday that takes aim at state Sen. Dan Patrick for not paying massive debts incurred as a businessman in the 1980s.

Three more arrests for Aggies, including defensive lineman on assault charges

A history of home-court advantage

blog.mysanantonio.com — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has a strong opinion about the value of home-court advantage. "It doesn't matter," he said earlier this season, as the Spurs were gathering momentum after their injury epidemic. "It never has." Not to presume to speak for one of the best coaches in NBA history, but what Popovich probably meant was that home-court advantage, while incredibly helpful, isn't conclusive.

Joeckel’s transfer will leave Aggies hurting for depth at QB

blog.mysanantonio.com — COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M's fall-back option at quarterback suddenly has taken a fall. The Aggies announced Wednesday morning that senior Matt Joeckel intends to transfer. A&M third-year coach Kevin Sumlin dubbed Joeckel a "great Aggie" and wished him the best.

Northside ISD investigates elementary school principal

mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO â€" The principal of Forester Elementary School is on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into his behavior toward a teacher's aide and her son, a Northside Independent School District spokesman said Wednesday.
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Brooklynite owner’s new bar opens on Pearl Parkway

blog.mysanantonio.com — Golden Gloves Social House, 401 Pearl Parkway, at Avenue B is open. The bar concept is a partnership between the Boulevardier Group (spearheaded by Jeret Peña of The Brooklynite and the forthcoming The Last Word) and Chris Erck, who owns Swig Martini Bar, The Worm Tequila & Mezcal Bar and Taco Land.

Lawyers ask high court to stop Texas execution

mysanantonio.com — HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) â€" The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether claims of mental impairment should keep a convicted killer from execution Wednesday evening for the slayings of three members of a Corpus Christi family.

Texas A&M clear after Code Maroon for chemical spill

mysanantonio.com — An emergency alert was issued Wednesday morning at Texas A&M University after a chemical spill at an engineering building. The Code Maroon was issued about 7:55 a.m. after a small spill at the James Cain Engineering Physics Building, according to the university website. The building was evacuated and will be closed for the next several hours.

Rubio: Terrorists may use Syria to wage attacks on U.S.

blog.mysanantonio.com — AUSTIN - Terrorist groups could use "vast, ungoverned spaces" opening up in Syria to plan attacks on the United States, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, said Tuesday.

Julián Castro, Dan Patrick slug it out over immigration

mysanantonio.com — San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro came out swinging against state Sen. Dan Patrick Tuesday night during a debate on immigration policy while the Republican lieutenant governor candidate tempered his sharp rhetoric on the red-meat issue.

Wendy Davis will have neck surgery

mysanantonio.com — AUSTIN â€" Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth, the Democratic candidate for governor, will have neck surgery on Wednesday, her campaign said. Davis' affinity for running was highlighted when she wore her pink running shoes for her nationally noted filibuster against a bill imposing stricter abortion regulations.
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