San Marcos http://tpr.org en Texas State University Students Okay After Police Evacuation, Bomb Scare http://tpr.org/post/texas-state-university-students-okay-after-police-evacuation-bomb-scare <p>About 300 students were allowed back into their dorm rooms shortly after 6:00 a.m. at Texas State University following a bomb hoax that forced an evacuation for about four hours.</p><p>Texas State officials say the incident began after midnight when a police officer spotted a person smoking in violation of the school's smoke-free campus policy. The officer found a potentially explosive device in the back of the individual's pickup truck, which officials said had an ignition mechanism attached.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:26:46 +0000 Eileen Pace 25038 at http://tpr.org Texas State University Students Okay After Police Evacuation, Bomb Scare Tesla Opens Texas Supercharger Stations, But Still Can't Sell Vehicles In State http://tpr.org/post/tesla-opens-texas-supercharger-stations-still-cant-sell-vehicles-state <p>The Tesla Motors Model S starts as soon as you sit down behind the wheel and press on the brakes -- there's not even a place for a key -- and from that point there is no sound, even when accelerating.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tesla unveiled its latest string of supercharger stations in Texas this week to help provide its car owners a free charge along several of the state’s major roadways, but the </span>addition of the supercharger station in San Marcos is on the heels of a legislative letdown.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:26:40 +0000 Ryan Poppe 16990 at http://tpr.org Tesla Opens Texas Supercharger Stations, But Still Can't Sell Vehicles In State The Source: Rolling Stone's Boston Bombing Cover | The Militarization Of The Police http://tpr.org/post/source-rolling-stones-boston-bombing-cover-militarization-police <p><strong>Segment 1:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The announcement of the July 19 cover for Rolling Stone magazine has created a firestorm for the company with several retail outlets calling foul and stating they won't carry tomorrow's issue. Walmart, </span>Wallgreens<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, C.V.S. and San Antonio-based H-E-B are among the stores you won't be able to purchase the edition from here in San Antonio.</span></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:28:28 +0000 Paul Flahive 15060 at http://tpr.org The Source: Rolling Stone's Boston Bombing Cover | The Militarization Of The Police San Marcos Rate Of Population Growth Leads Nation -- Why It's Booming http://tpr.org/post/san-marcos-rate-population-growth-leads-nation-why-its-booming <p>Eight of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the United States are in Texas, but among those eight, it may come as a surprise that San Marcos is leading the charge, with a 4.9 percent rate of growth.</p><p>San Marcos had the highest rate of growth between July 2011 and July 2012 among all "large cities" in the U.S. (defined as cities and towns with at least 50,000 people). They made the list by the skin of their teeth, barely cracking the mark with a Census Bureau population estimate of 50,001.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 19:59:53 +0000 Chris Eudaily 11894 at http://tpr.org San Marcos Rate Of Population Growth Leads Nation -- Why It's Booming