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  • Good times for San Antonio's River Walk

    Good times for San Antonio's River Walk
    Dining alfresco on the famed River Walk has its risks. Trust me. I know. One pleasantly temperate afternoon not long ago, while gearing up to ravage a plate of chicken enchiladas slathered in verde sauce, I unrolled my cloth napkin to fetch the...
  • Six Flags, 50 years later

    Six Flags, 50 years later
    Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior. I remember feeling afraid, but I...
  • Cisneros talks writing and Mexiphobia

    Cisneros talks writing and Mexiphobia
    Sandra Cisneros has a lot of questions Or, at least, that is what she said on Monday when she gave a lecture at UIC titled "Writing in the Time of Mexiphobia, or Packing Your Papers" in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. After carrying what...
  • Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012

    Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012
    Six Flags unveiled its 2012 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 12 North American locations. > Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2012 New Six Flags President and Chief...
  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks. Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
  • Gun-smuggling cartel figures possibly were paid FBI informants

    Gun-smuggling cartel figures possibly were paid FBI informants
    Congressional investigators probing the controversial "Fast and Furious" anti-gun-trafficking operation on the border with Mexico believe at least six Mexican drug cartel figures involved in gun smuggling also were paid FBI informants, officials said...
  • Former Iraq commander Ricardo Sanchez announces run for Texas Senate seat

    Former Iraq commander Ricardo Sanchez announces run for Texas Senate seat
    Ricardo Sanchez, the former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, filed paperwork Wednesday to run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Texas in 2012. "I believe Texas needs a strong, independent voice to address the enormous challenges we are facing --...
  • New high-tech, innovative Disney Stores and renovations announced

    New high-tech, innovative Disney Stores and renovations announced
    You might see a few new things the next time you visit your favorite Disney Store, and it won’t necessarily be the merchandise on the shelves. Disney is moving ahead with plans to add more than 25 new and remodeled stores this year. But don’...
  • Hawaii close to leaving WAC for Mountain West

     
    Hawaii close to leaving WAC for Mountain West Hawaii is close to jumping from the Western Athletic Conference to the Mountain West Conference in football....
  • Bowl schedule/scores

     
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  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....
  • Lake Mary’s Tim Kelly wins Kodak photo contest

     
    Tim Kelly, who runs Fine Portraiture by Tim Kelly in Lake Mary, has won a second-place award from the Eastman Kodak Company for his photograph titled “Soon.” The annual Kodak Gallery Elite Awards honor top professionals in the wedding- and...