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Written by evrard on Apr 25, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 as we webcast Texas A&M San Antonio The Mesquite journalism student-produced city council candidate forum featuring all three contenders to represent District 3: incumbent Leticia Ozuna and challengers Gabriel Q. Velasquez and Rebecca Viagran. 
Written by evrard on Apr 15, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO: Replay the webcast of The Affordable Care Act (ACA) conference on April 17, 2013, hosted by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, in collaboration with Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM). Speakers at the event described changes to healthcare brought about by the ACA. The webcast and this archived video were made possible thanks to underwriting support from MHM.
Written by evrard on Apr 15, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO: Some 244 people attended a District 5 City Council Candidate Forum hosted by COPS/Metro leaders on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy Catholic Church.
Written by evrard on Apr 12, 2013
Each May, San Antonians head to the polls to cast their votes for the candidate they want to represent their district in the City Council, the City’s policy-making and legislative body. City councilors appoint key city officials, board and commission members, and vote on amendments to the City Code, utility rates, infrastructure development and more. Yet voter turnout in Bexar County for these significant May elections has averaged only 7.4 percent in the last five years.*
Written by artseago on Apr 11, 2013
Most, if not all, non-smokers owe smokers an apology. Over the years, our government has demonized smokers, taking away where they can smoke and raising taxes on cigarettes, while most non-smokes sat back and said to themselves, "glad I'm not one of those nasty smokers."