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News and events in and around San Antonio, as well as Bexar, Comal, Kendall, Guadalupe, Wilson, Atascosa and Medina counties.

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Updated 4/12

The San Antonio Professional Firefighter’s Association said Wednesday it has collected enough signatures to trigger a city charter amendment election.

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From the invasion of the Alamo City to the maiden voyage of the San Antonio-Boerne passenger train to  integration of the city's lunch counters to the “Dirty Thirties,” San Antonio’s history is as varied and colorful as the people who inhabit it.

This is Texas Public Radio’s San Antonio Tricentennial Minute, a look back at 300 years of Alamo City culture, one day at a time, written and produced by David Martin Davies and narrated by contributor Yvette Benavides.

March Tricentennial Minute is made possible by The Witte Museum

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The Alamo Heights City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to repeal an ordinance that prohibited any person other than an authorized peace officer from carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun in the city.


Vince Kong / Texas Public Radio

Villanova entered Monday’s NCAA title game at the Alamodome as the biggest favorite since Kentucky in 2012 — both 6.5 point favorites.

And just like their fellow Wildcats, Villanova didn’t disappoint.


Vince Kong / Texas Public Radio

After a tournament filled with upsets and busted brackets, this season’s NCAA tournament will end like it has in many other years — with the usual suspects playing for the national title.

No. 3 Michigan will take on No. 1 Villanova on Monday in the Alamodome. 

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