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Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 31, 2017
by Sanya Mansoor, The Texas Tribune Jan. 30, 2017   The Islamic Center of Victoria was destroyed by a massive fire Saturday, less than three weeks after the partly constructed Islamic Center of Lake Travis suffered the same fate. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30, 2017
On Jan. 29, 2017, about 250 people gathered in San Antonio's Main Plaza to protest the Trump Administration's move to ban Muslim refugees and to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico. Watch a full video of the rally below.   In their own words, here is their story.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 28, 2017
Elected local leaders and other community members gathered Saturday morning on the near West Side to launch a campaign on behalf of the city's proposed $850 million bond issue.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 27, 2017
A local state legislator and San Antonio’s top cop feel the federal and state push to step up enforcement of immigration laws, locally, could do more harm than good. But a conservative think tank official and Bexar County’s GOP chairman say the federal and state governments are only wanting cooperation from police in local immigration enforcement to improve community safety.
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 25, 2017
AACOG’s Weatherization Assistance Program assists low-income households overcome the high cost of energy by installing weatherization energy conservation measures in their houses at no cost to the program participant. Both home owners and renters can apply. The program is open to applicants whose overall household gross income falls at or below 150 percent of the Federal poverty level: *Families with more than five members, add $6,270 for each additional person. To become eligible for the Program you must comply with the following: