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San Antonio: City in Texas, United States
San Antonio, officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populous city in the United States, and the second-most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States, with 1,547,253 residents in 2019. Founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718, the city became the first chartered civil settlement in present-day Texas in 1731. The area was still part of the Spanish Empire, and later of the Mexican Republic. It is the state's oldest municipality, having celebrated its 300th anniversary on May 1, 2018.

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As Moratorium Ends, Experts Predict 'Tsunami Of Evictions' In Houston [Video]

As Moratorium Ends, Experts Predict 'Tsunami Of Evictions' In Houston

Evictions of residents in Houston, Texas, may soon be on the rise. According to Business Insider, the Texas Supreme Court has lifted its statewide moratorium on evictions. 12.8% of Texas's workforce is..

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Ted Cruz Calls Texas Resolution Dubbing 'Chinese Virus' As Hate Speech 'Nuts' [Video]

Ted Cruz Calls Texas Resolution Dubbing 'Chinese Virus' As Hate Speech 'Nuts'

San Antonio, Texas passed a resolution calling terms such as “Chinese virus” and “kung-fu virus” hate speech. According to Business Insider, the resolution also covers anti-Semitic speech and..

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The man, who said he was part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, had been turned away from a bar, the police said. None of the victims’ injuries were said to be life-threatening.
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Family of 6 found dead in Texas garage after police feared house was rigged to explode

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said authorities believe the incident was a murder-suicide, but an investigation is ongoing.  
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Six Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in San Antonio

A couple and their four children were found in the family’s garage, apparently having suffered intentional carbon monoxide poisoning, the police said.
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Paralegal for U.S. Attorney Tipped Off Drug Cartel, Prosecutors Say

Jennifer Loya, 30, helped a drug network in San Antonio stay a step ahead of drug enforcement agents through her access to information as a federal employee, according to court documents.
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Sailors aboard USS Kidd test positive for virus

The Pentagon says a number of sailors aboard the USS Kidd have tested positive for the coronavirus after a sailor, who was aboard the vessel, tested positive for the virus at a medical facility in San..
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FBI arrests Texas man for coronavirus hoax meant to empty grocery stores

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Not many are remembering the Alamo these days. The normally bustling tourist attraction in San Antonio is closed to visitors due to the coronavirus outbreak. (March 27)  
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In spite of the novel coronavirus, Texas teachers parade through students' neighborhoods

Despite COVID-19 outbreak, San Antonio, Texas teachers staged a car-pool parade through students' neighborhoods with signs saying, "we miss you!"
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Texas mayor declares emergency in bid to keep cruise passengers in quarantine

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Sanders celebrates win in Nevada caucuses

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Julián Castro Ends Presidential Campaign

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Kawhi Leonard was in San Antonio on Saturday night, which meant he was heartily booed. But he answered those with stellar play in a big Clippers win.
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The Rockets filed a protest with the NBA over the James Harden dunk that was not counted in the Rockets' 135-133 double overtime loss to San Antonio.
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