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Undocumented Immigrant Apprehensions

data.mysanantonio.com — Data from the United States Border Patrol representing the total undocumented immigrant apprehensions for the last ten years. N.B. The Livermore Sector was closed after 2005.

Petitions sufficient to force streetcar vote

mysanantonio.com — In a Wednesday memo obtained by the Express-News, City Clerk Leticia Vacek informed City Attorney Robbie Greenblum that she sought a legal opinion from the Texas Secretary of State's office regarding the nearly 27,000 signatures collected by the Streetcar Vote Coalition.

Ginobili officially ruled out for World Cup

blog.mysanantonio.com — Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, suffering from the stress fracture in his right leg suffered during their recent championship run, will not participate in the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Argentine Basketball Federation (CABB) confirmed via statement on Thursday after the news began to break via that country's media.

SAPD fatally shoots burglary suspect

mysanantonio.com — A man was fatally shot just after midnight Thursday by a San Antonio police officer, whom authorities claim he opened fire on during a foot chase. The officer was chasing the man in the 2500 block of Nacogdoches Road, after the man reportedly burglarized a vehicle in the area.
Jul 31, 2014

SAPD: Burglary suspect shoots at cop during foot chase. Cop shoots back. Cop has better aim. Suspect found dead. bit.ly/1lg9srt

Execution delayed for Mexican Mafia hit man from S.A.

mysanantonio.com — Manuel Vasquez, 46, was set to be executed next week in Huntsville for the 1998 strangulation of Juanita Ybarra, who was targeted by the gang after not paying a 10 percent tax on drug sales, according to court records.
Jul 30, 2014

Execution delayed for Mexican Mafia hit man from S.A. - San Antonio Express-News mysanantonio.com/news/local/art…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @mySA: Execution delayed for Mexican Mafia hit man from S.A. ift.tt/1le82h2

Jul 30, 2014

RT @HearsaySA: The execution that was set for next week for an SA-based Mexican Mafia hit man has been delayed. Via @MichelleCasady: bit.ly/1tuMvJ2

Jul 30, 2014

The execution that was set for next week for an SA-based Mexican Mafia hit man has been delayed. Via @MichelleCasady: bit.ly/1tuMvJ2

Rejected UT applicant asks appeals court to rehear affirmative action case

mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO â€" Attorneys for Abigail Noel Fisher, a white applicant who has fought a years-long battle against the University of Texas at Austin over its use of race in admissions after the school rejected her, are seeking to appeal a decision issued by a three-judge panel from the U.S.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @mySA: UT applicant asks court to rehear affirmative action case ift.tt/XfLdEf

Jul 30, 2014

RT @JLloydster: Rejected #UT applicant asks appeals court to rehear affirmative action case expressnews.com/news/education…

Jul 30, 2014

Rejected #UT applicant asks appeals court to rehear affirmative action case expressnews.com/news/education…

Jul 30, 2014

Rejected UT applicant asks appeals court to rehear affirmative action case: Abigail Noel Fisher's attorneys se... bit.ly/XfupND

Austin police seek person who threw rocks at cars

mysanantonio.com — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Austin police are searching for a person who they say has been hurling large rocks at cars on the interstate. Police said Wednesday that at least two people have been hit during four incidents on Interstate 35 between 2-5 a.m.
Jul 31, 2014

@jennygregorcyk told me abt this yesterday. RT @mySA Large rocks thrown onto I-35 lower level in Austin wreak havoc ift.tt/1xEobC7

Dove hunters rule in Texas

mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO - A report from the 2013 National Dove Hunter Survey concluded that Texas leads the nation in dove hunters and harvesters, with around 250,000 mourning dove hunters harvesting, or shooting, 5 million mourning doves every year, according to a news release by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Jul 31, 2014

Well, THAT'S a relief #TexasForever MT GregAbbott_TX: ANOTHER #1 ranking: Texas leads the nation in dove hunters mysanantonio.com/news/local/art…

New AC/DC bio shows San Antonio some love

mysanantonio.com — "The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC" by Australian sportswriter Jesse Fink comes out Tuesday. It's another in a long line of books about AC/DC that have all but zero input from anyone actually currently involved with the notoriously private band.
Jul 30, 2014

New AC/DC bio credits hard rock radio in S.A. with helping break band in the U.S. - San Antonio Express-News mysanantonio.com/entertainment/…