Nan Palmero

When it comes to advanced industries, San Antonio isn't leading the pack, but it isn't last place either, according to a new study.

San Antonio's successes in bringing Toyota here, Rackspace's continued presence as well as a host of other big names are keeping us in the game.

City of San Antonio

San Antonio is one of the most economically segregated big cities in the country, according to several studies. With certain areas booming for new posh developments, like the Museum Reach area or Southtown, once affordable areas are becoming less so. 

Arts San Antonio is bringing one of the iconic New York dance companies to the Alamo City. 

“Yes, we’re going to be performing at the Majestic Theater on Tuesday, February tenth.”

Michael Novak dances with the Paul Taylor Dance Company. He started dancing at about ten. I asked how he discovered dance.

“It was basically because I had tried a lot of other sports and I wasn’t very good at them.”

I had to ask “Was it love at first dance?”

He laughed and said “Yeah, actually, there was something about it very liberating for me.”

‘Texas 7’ Fugitive To Be Executed Today

Feb 4, 2015

HUNTSVILLE — Already a three-time felon with a violent history when locked up, convicted robber Donald Newbury was serving a 99-year prison term when he joined six fellow convicts in Texas’ biggest prison break ever.

CHICAGO — The Illinois Department of Human Rights says there’s evidence of discrimination at an Exxon Mobil Corp. facility in the state following a gay rights group’s hiring complaint.

Freedom to Work’s 2013 complaint says the Texas oil giant was sent two similar resumes for a job in Patoka. However, one applicant indicated she was a gay-rights activist and had higher grades. The complaint says Exxon only made efforts to contact the other applicant.

The group’s attorneys are pursuing an Illinois Human Rights Commission hearing.