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News and events in and around San Antonio, as well as Bexar, Comal, Kendall, Guadalupe, Wilson, Atascosa and Medina counties.

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San Antonio stores will be packed Friday through Sunday as back-to-school shoppers take advantage of the state’s sale tax holiday. But consumers need to be aware of a few quirks about the holiday before they start spending. 


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The issue of paid sick leave for workers in San Antonio has crossed an important threshold. Over 70,000 required signatures from petitions were certified by the San Antonio City Council Thursday.

 


Example of one of the worst main breaks in recent years from SAWS
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The San Antonio Water System reports water main break season has arrived as hot and dry weather conditions continue.

 


wildfire in Llano County in late July 2018
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The Texas A&M Forest Service is warning residents who live in the Hill Country, north and northwest of San Antonio, to take precautions to protect their homes against wildfires as hot and dry conditions continue.  

 


Camille Phillips / Texas Public Radio

The deadly apartment fire in San Marcos has left the college town reeling as Texas State University heads into the fall semester.

It’s also left around 200 people, many of them students, without a place to stay.

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