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Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators are expected to be a part of the Women’s March on Washington Saturday, on the heels of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration.

Organizers say what began as an anti-Trump protest has evolved into an occasion to remind the country to stand up for the rights of women. There are hundreds of simultaneous demonstrations planned nationwide Saturday.  

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Like thousands of people in Texas on Friday, students and staff at St. Philip’s College gathered around a big screen to watch the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Not everyone in the crowd supported Trump for president, but they're hoping he will work for everyone.  

About three dozen people watched the president’s inauguration on multiple projectors inside a St. Phillip’s common area.

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A new pickup truck comes off the line nearly once a minute at Toyota’s San Antonio factory.

The Japanese automaker set up in Texas more than a decade ago to be closer to truck-buyers—and to take advantage of cross-border trade.

“The fact that it’s close to the NAFTA corridor,” says Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas spokesman Mario Lozoya “ I’m not saying that’s the only reason why it’s here, but it’s a factor.”

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The San Antonio City Council has unanimously voted in support of an $830 million bond package. 

The 2017 bond is the largest in the city’s history and drew praise from former Mayor Phil Hardberger.

“It probably meets more needs than we’ve ever had,” he said.

Lisa Nilsson

On Friday, the biggest news in Texas and across the country will be taking place at the U.S. Capitol.  That's where Donald J. Trump will become the 45th U.S. president after placing his hand on the Lincoln Bible and repeating the oath of office administered by Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts.

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