Special Coverage

Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019

By Arya Sundaram, The Texas Tribune

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Thursday that he's added language to a compromise bill aimed at avoiding another government shutdown that would prohibit border fencing at five major landmarks in the Rio Grande Valley.

Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune

A Republican and a Democrat are moving on to a runoff in the race to replace ex-state Rep. Justin Rodriguez, D-San Antonio, in a traditionally Democratic district.

With all precincts reporting Tuesday night, Republican Fred Rangel got 38 percent of the vote, and Democrat Ray Lopez had 19 percent, according to unofficial returns. The third-place finisher, Coda Rayo-Garza, narrowly missed the runoff, coming in 22 votes behind Lopez, a former member of the San Antonio City Council.

Written by rudyarispe on Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Manuel QuiñonesDr. Manuel Quiñones, a family practice physician with HealthTexas Medical Group, has been honored by the Bexar County Medical Society with its Golden Aesculapias Award for a lifetime of distinguished service.

“I am humbled and honored to receive this award and to have my name among the giants of our medical community,” Dr. Quiñones said. “The award acknowledges ‘lifetime achievement,’ but I’m not even finished yet.”

Written by Beth Graham on Feb 11, 2019

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