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Written by Cary Clack on Jan 16, 2018
By Cary Clack, originally published in Folo Media Twelve years, three months and 30 days. That was the length of Martin Luther King Jr.’s public life. From Montgomery to Memphis. From boycott to balcony. Twelve years, three months and 30 days.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 09, 2018
by Texas Tribune Staff Replay the video of the Jan. 9, 2017 conversation on sexual misconduct in the Texas Capitol and efforts to reform the Legislature's sexual harassment policies, moderated by the Tribune's Alexa Ura. Panelists included:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 28, 2017
Join the family, friends and colleagues of Ruth Jones McClendon for a funeral mass celebration of her life, passion and accomplishments on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. 
 You can watch the service right here in this page, live, or replay it later.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 19, 2017
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Ruth Jones McClendon, the former longtime state representative from San Antonio, has died. She was 74. State Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, McClendon's successor, said she died this morning at her home in San Antonio.
Written by Ben Olivo on Dec 15, 2017
By Ben Olivo San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg put the brakes on a city policy that has lead to an influx of market-rate apartments in the downtown area — which many San Antonians would consider luxury because of the high cost of living there. In making the order at the Governance Committee on Tuesday, he also raised several questions regarding the city’s role in subsidizing its own growth.