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Bexar sheriff gains facial recognition capability

mysanantonio.com — Photo By Courtesy of NEC Corporation. Photo By Courtesy of NEC Corporation. Photo By Courtesy of NEC Corporation. Photo By William Luther/William Luther/SAEN By early next year, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office will be using the latest technology to match faces, fingerprints and palm prints.

Greg Abbott votes, talks about the Valley and abortion

blog.mysanantonio.com — AUSTIN - Attorney General Greg Abbott waited in a long line to vote at a Randall's grocery store, emerging to say he feels good about Tuesday's election but is still campaigning to "earn everybody's vote." The Republican nominee for governor is leading Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth.
Oct 30, 2014

For @GregAbbott_TX, faith is upfront: "I’m pro-life. I’m Catholic," will promote a "culture of life." /via @pfikac blog.mysanantonio.com/texas-politics…

Three siblings from Progreso believed to have been killed in Mexico

mysanantonio.com — From her home in Progreso that is now full of reporters, Raquel Alvarado said she waits for word about her children, who witnesses report were kidnapped Oct. 13 in El Control, Mexico, while visiting their father.

Tiki bar coming soon to South Presa

mysanantonio.com — Photo By Express-News file Photo By Express-News file Photo By Lisa Krantz/San Antonio Express-News Photo By Lisa Krantz / San Antonio Express-News Photo By Express-News file Photo By Express-News file Look for a new tiki bar to open later this year, and this one is opening south of downtown.

Coker on SMU rumors: ‘I’m here to finish the job’ at UTSA

Wonder Woman herself Lynda Carter to appear in San Antonio

blog.mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO - A real super-heroine flies into San Antonio to inspire some truly wondrous young minds. "Wonder Woman" star Lynda Carter will keynote ¡Adelante!'s 2014 Awards Gala Monday night at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. Tickets are still available starting at $150 per person via the link. The ¡Adelante!

Cortez family hosting job fair for Market Square restaurants

blog.mysanantonio.com — The Cortez Family of Restaurants, which operates the popular Mi Tierra Cafe and several other eateries in the historic Market Square downtown, will host a job fair next week to hire about 100 workers for the busy holiday season. The job fair runs 2 to 7 p.m. on Nov.
Oct 30, 2014

Owner of Mi Tierra and other Market Square restaurants hopes to hire 100 workers at job fair next week blog.mysanantonio.com/sashoptalk/201…

‘Fastest Man’ swimmers named to U.S. world championship roster

blog.mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO - Two elite swimmers scheduled to compete in San Antonio on Saturday at the "Fastest Man in Texas" competition have earned roster spots on the U.S. team headed for the 2015 FINA World Championships. Former Churchill star Jimmy Feigen and Arizona's Matt Grevers were named to the 22-man U.S.
Oct 30, 2014

Two 'Fastest Man' swimmers named to U.S. roster for 2015 world championships. tinyurl.com/mjm35kv

Danny Green is NBA’s ‘Mr. Average’

blog.mysanantonio.com — Danny Green has been named the NBA's "Mr. Average" for 2014-15, and that's not an insult. Rather, it's an honor earned through the league's annual roster survey. From the NBA's weekly newsletter: The average height of an NBA player is a shade over 6-7. Green is listed at 6-6.

Ethics commission approves dark money regulation

mysanantonio.com — AUSTIN â€" Texas' campaign finance regulator passed a new regulation Wednesday that will require some politically active nonprofits to start revealing their anonymous donors. “In Texas, where there are no limitations on contributions or no limitation on expenditures, disclosure is the only protection the public has,” Chairman Jim Clancy said.
Oct 29, 2014

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Oct 29, 2014

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Oct 29, 2014

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Texas school bans controversial T-shirt for possible rape message

mysanantonio.com — A North Texas school district has banned a controversial high school football team t-shirt with the phrases "Shhhhhhh just let it happen" and "We take what we want" after the school newspaper questioned whether the slogan conveyed an innuendo condoning rape.
Oct 30, 2014

Martin Warriors' booster shirt now drawing statewide attention over rape connotation mysanantonio.com/news/local/art… via @mySA

Six UTSA soccer athletes to be honored on Senior Night

blog.mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO - UTSA will host Southern Miss in Conference USA women's soccer Thursday night in the season finale for both teams. The Roadrunners will honor seniors Anka Grotle, Charlotte Husoe, Anissa Munson, Kaytee O'Brien, Happy Orere-Amadu and Taylor Wingerden following the match as part of Senior Night festivities.
Oct 30, 2014

It's Senior Night tonight as UTSA hosts Southern Miss in soccer at Park West. tinyurl.com/lv383vp

Which San Antonio retailers accept Apple Pay?

blog.mysanantonio.com — As more national retailers square off with Apple Pay over mobile payments, some local companies have weighed in on the issue. Todd Coerver, chief operating officer for Taco Cabana, posted a tweet this week confirming the fast-casual Mexican food chain would accept Apple Pay and other mobile payments using near field communication technology.
Oct 30, 2014

Taco Cabana will accept Apple Pay. H-E-B: "No comment." Which San Antonio retailers use mobile payments? blog.mysanantonio.com/sashoptalk/201…

Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing

mysanantonio.com — Mexican authorities on Wednesday asked the siblings' father what they were wearing when they disappeared, mother Raquel Alvarado told The Associated Press. According to Alvarado, her daughter, Erica, mother of four children aged 3-9, drove her black Jeep Cherokee across the border Oct. 12 and dropped it at her father's house in El Control.

Registered sex offender map of San Antonio-area zip codes

mysanantonio.com — Photo By Data: Texas Department of Public Safety SAN ANTONIO - There are more than 3,300 registered sex offenders in Bexar County, according to a state database. We downloaded the Bexar County registrants list and ran it through our own mapping tool to make a clearer visual for each San Antonio ZIP code.

Replica championship rings drawing big cash on eBay

blog.mysanantonio.com — What was devised as a generous giveaway for Spurs fan lucky enough to attend Tuesday's championship ring ceremony/season opener at the AT&T Center has turned into a minor cash grab on eBay.

Execution date set for Kerr County murderer

mysanantonio.com — AUSTIN â€" The Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Wednesday added an 11th inmate â€" double killer Scott Panetti â€" to its roster of 2014 executions. The addition of the Kerr County killer to the execution list came one day after the execution of San Antonio triple killer Miguel Parades, who was the 10th inmate to be executed this year.
Oct 30, 2014

TDCJ adds convicted killer from Kerr County to its end-of-the-year execution list. bit.ly/1wI6Nhs

Pilot of plane that crashed Tuesday in Kendall County dies

mysanantonio.com — SAN ANTONIO â€" The pilot of a small airplane that crashed Tuesday in a ravine on private property in Kendall County has died, the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Wednesday evening. The medical examiner's office would not release the identity of the man, but Lt.
Oct 30, 2014

The Comfort man who was piloting a plane that crashed earlier this week in Kendall County has died. bit.ly/1wI7oj8

Nick Swardson loves the Spurs - diarrhea, too

mysanantonio.com — Photo By Vince Bucci/Getty Images Photo By Columbia Pictures Photo By Taylor Hill/Getty Images SAN ANTONIO - Comedian Nick Swardson knows his twenty - and thirty-something audience. They know him, too. At the Majestic Theatre on Wednesday, many in the crowd of 1,700 dressed just like him: backward cap, T-shirt, shorts and sneakers.
Oct 30, 2014

Nick Swardson – loves the Spurs; diarrhea, too. - San Antonio Express-News mysanantonio.com/entertainment/…