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Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 24, 2016
by Edgar Walters and Isabelle Taft, The Texas Tribune Nov. 20, 2016  
Written by Ronnie Citron-Fink on Nov 24, 2016
This past week, I’ve walked miles. Walking changes the nature of my thoughts. It helps me make sense of things I don’t understand. And boy, have I needed to walk off this election. Exactly one week after Election Day, the sky over my upstate New York home opened up and torrential rain fell for hours … raining havoc on my ability to get out and walk.
Written by B Kay Richter on Nov 23, 2016
Emily Lastinger was three years old, secure at home with her parents and two older brothers. She was a healthy, happy kid. One day, though, Emily picked up the flu. Five days later, her heart stopped. And since that date, her father Joe Lastinger has waged a campaign to prevent this same type of tragedy from happening to other families.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 23, 2016
Replay video from the live webcast of What's Next for DREAMers, a panel discussion at the University of Texas at San Antonio Aula Canaria Lecture Hall on the downtown campus, Sunday, Dec. 11. The free community event was coordinated by State Rep. Diego Bernal (D-123) and will include opening remarks by U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-23) and U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-35). Panelists:
Written by Rudy Arispe on Nov 21, 2016
Papa Bear, founder of San Antonio AIDS Foundation, was SA’s first major HIV/AIDS Advocate. When gay men, who were patrons of Robert “Papa Bear” Edwards’ bar, became sick and dying of AIDS in the early ‘80s when not much was known about the disease, he knew he had to do something to offer them comfort and care and soon founded the San Antonio AIDS Foundation.