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Written by gsbaird on Mar 10, 2015
The government has opened a special health care enrollment period from March 15 to April 30 after some people who recently filed their tax returns were assessed a fee because they did not have health insurance during the 2014 calendar year as required by the Affordable Care Act.
Written by BexarCounty on Mar 09, 2015
The ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated Bexar County expires today and because of the recent rain, the Keetch-Byram Drought Index is at a safe enough level to allow for outdoor burning.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Mar 04, 2015
The Hilton San Antonio Airport has completed its $12 million renovation of the interior and exterior of the property, as well as the addition of the new Asado Seafood & Grill, hotel officials announced. Renovations of the 384-room hotel, including approximately 17,000-square-feet of flexible meeting space, began in May 2014 and were completed Jan. 31, 2015. The Hilton San Antonio Airport, which opened in 1983, is owned by Los Angeles-based Laurus Corporation, a U.S. - based private real estate investment and development firm. 
Written by evrard on Feb 26, 2015
REPLAY the VIDEO: Watch the webcast from the March 4 Center for Public Policy Priorities annual Texas KIDS Count report on the very latest data about how kids are doing in Texas. A panel of policy, business, and research experts discussed “Why Pre-K? Why Now? - Joining Forces to Make Kids a Priority.” Panelists include:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 19, 2015
Even before San Antonio City Council passed regulations governing Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft, supporters of the companies cried foul, claiming the rules were more burdensome than those for taxi cabs. NOWCastSA journalist Clayton Price knew first-hand that at least some of the rules for TNCs were more lenient than for other vehicles for hire. That's because Price, the human equivalent of a Swiss Army knife, was once a pedicab driver ~ and he had to play by the rules in Chapter 33 of the San Antonio City Code.