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McCaul is just another RINO

Shoot, our very own District 10 Republican rep is trying to get the feds to create yet another expensive bureaucracy—more federal employees, more taxes, more regulations. 170 more words

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July 3 in San Antonio history...

1963
San Antonio has the “inside track” for the proposed $15 million Veterans Administration Hospital that will serve South Texas.

1964
Natural Bridge Caverns opens to the public. 11 more words

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July 2 in San Antonio history...

1731
The site for the Church of San Fernando is selected when Juan Antonio Pérez de Almazán, captain of the Presidio of San Antonio, lays out a central square for the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, as San Antonio was first called. 137 more words

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July 1 in San Antonio history...

1953
Rainfall in San Antonio, has caused the McKenzie Construction Company to postpone excavation of dirt from freeway underpasses until Monday.  J. F. Snelling, superintendent, said,  3,000,000 gallons of water collected in three excavation areas, standing as high as eight feet in the proposed Brooklyn, San Pedro and Main underpasses.   92 more words

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Roughneckin' in the patch

What I personally know of roughnecking wouldn’t fill a thimble. J.D., however, says as a kid he slept in the Doghouse while his father and other male relatives roughnecked the oil rigs. 69 more words

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June 30 in San Antonio history...

1965
A San Antonio Light article reports on the new computer handling patient records at Brooke General Hospital.  The IBM 1440 computer required the construction of a special room and uses disk packs that store 3 million characters , or 4,000 patient records.   121 more words

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