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Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 24, 2018
by Rishika Dugyala, The Texas Tribune A self-described “gun-toting, truck-driving, true Republican,” Shannon McClendon avidly followed state politics and served as a five-time appointee for various boards under former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. But until now, she never pushed herself to run for elected office.
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 AJPesquera on Jan 11, 2018
by Adolfo Pesquera In the face of citywide opposition led by a well-organized East Side coalition, the developer of a four-story apartment building adjacent to San Antonio's iconic Hays Street Bridge had his request for a Certificate of Appropriateness rejected by the Historic and Design Review Commission on Dec. 6, 2017.
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.