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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 05, 2015
Updated: District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg proposed moving San Antonio municipal elections to November, which he said could increase voter turnout by 300 percent or more. Speaking at University of Texas at San Antonio Civic Engagment Summit on Oct. 5, Nirenberg said the move would require a change in the City Charter and state law, and the November date "could have a profound effect on student participation."
Written by annalisapeace on Oct 02, 2015
A new report written by groundwater hydrologist, George Rice, uses the state’s own Groundwater Availability Model to predict that the Vista Ridge water supply project would drop water levels and hydraulic (water) pressure hundreds of feet in the Simsboro and Carrizo aquifers. 
Written by Media@tamhsc.edu on Sep 28, 2015
Issuing more concealed carry permits does not decrease crime, according to a new study published in the Journal of Criminology. Texas A&M professor Charles D. Phillips, Ph.D., MPH, lead the study. He and his colleagues looked at more than a decade of data on changes in crime and concealed handgun licensing rates from more than 500 counties in four states: Texas, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.
Written by Oblate School o... on Sep 27, 2015
The Oblate Institute for the Study of Contemporary Spirituality today announced its first initiative on social justice, Dorothy Day for Today, A Contemporary Model of Compassion in Action: Spirituality, Social Justice and Ethics. The new forum will be the first social justice conference in Texas that will foster an ongoing dialogue in spirituality and social justice. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 23, 2015
Former San Antonio Police Chief William McManus is returning to lead the 3,000-member San Antonio Police Department after a 9-month stint as Senior Director of Security for CPS Energy, City Manager Sheryl Sculley announced Wednesday evening.