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As lawmakers called Thursday for stricter background checks and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens, the agency responsible for the shelter said it could take as long as a month to complete FBI fingerprint scans for the 2,100 staffers working there.
While they may not be home for Thanksgiving, those thousands of Army troops who are stationed on the Southwest Border will likely be back in their beds for Christmas, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Just in time for Black Friday specials, a national consumer group is warning parents of potentially dangerous toys and gifts for kids.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group released its 33rd annual “Trouble in Toyland” report detailing hazardous and mislabeled toys, including concerns over tech items with recording devices.
With a new session of Congress–and a power shift in the House–looming in January, big tech companies are looking toward 2019 and possible new privacy legislation that will alter the shape of their business models.
SAN ANTONIO - A new center in Bexar County is hoping to prepare veterans who are transitioning out of service.
The new Military and Veterans Services Center opened by Fort Sam Houston.
The center's goal is to target service members who are within six months of leaving their branch of service to help find jobs and better prepare for life outside the military.
County leaders officially opened the Bexar County Military Transition Center on Monday morning, coinciding with the observance of Veterans Day.
The center aims to work with active duty service members in the San Antonio area within six months of their separation from the military to facilitate a smooth transition to civilian life, Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff (Pct. 3) said.
Mitchell Lake served for decades as a big, stinky holding pond for San Antonio’s sewage, but now it is considered a hidden gem on the South Side as a refuge for hundreds of bird species.
A former sewage treatment facility repurposed as a bird-watching destination is poised to become bigger with $1.5 million in federal funds awarded to help add wetlands to the property.
VIA Metropolitan Transit is rolling out several smart transit initiatives designed to make riding the bus easier for San Antonio residents and visitors.
VIA on Thursday demonstrated new cellphone capabilities and digital kiosks that it will deploy at 30 locations.
VIA Metropolitan Transit demonstrated a new app Thursday to promote multimodal transit, unveiled plans to roll out 24/7 customer service via a chatbot, and announced sales of its day passes have gone up 500 percent since launching a mobile payment system.