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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 Texas Tribune on Jan 24, 2017
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Jan. 24, 2017   Before Nov. 8, Julián Castro liked to imagine sitting at home in San Antonio on Election Night, gleefully watching as the commentators at GOP-friendly Fox News called the presidential election for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 21, 2017
On Jan. 21, 2017, millions of people marched in 600 cities to protest Donald Trump, hatred and inequality and to promote hope and human rights. Using social media posts, this Storify tells the story of that day in your own words. It is San Antonio-centric, but includes posts from Paris, Antarctica and across the United States. The cover image is We are the Storm, by artist Janet Ghio. (You can purchase a poster here.)