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SAN ANTONIO XYZ - curated by Al Cannistra. Fun and happening goings on around San Antonio and Texas. #SanAntonioOne #SanAntonioXYZ  #AlCannistra
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Oil Companies Are Pumping Worthless Oil Back Underground

Oil Companies Are Pumping Worthless Oil Back Underground | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
"Allowing storage in these other formations obviously raises a lot of concerns for both environmental health and the health of our aquifers."
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negative oil prices? - store it for later....

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Doubletree Reveals Cookie Recipe

Doubletree Reveals Cookie Recipe | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
DoubleTree by Hilton reveals official chocolate chip cookie recipe for the first time, allowing home bakers to make the cookies in their own kitchens.
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i am not sure - this may be the first recipe ever shared here - but - when staying home a lot - why not bake cookies - special cookies...  "the DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie even became the first food to be baked in orbit during experiments aboard the International Space Station. "...

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How Long Coronavirus Lives on Everything You Touch Every Day

How Long Coronavirus Lives on Everything You Touch Every Day | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Recent expert studies reveal how long the coronavirus lives on the items you touch every single day. Here's what to watch out for and how to stay safe.
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how long it lives matters....

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San Antonio ONE ™: COVID-19 LOCAL RESOURCES & GLOBAL MAP

San Antonio ONE ™: COVID-19 LOCAL RESOURCES & GLOBAL MAP | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it

save and share the link for San Antonio resources:  http://covid-19.sanantonio.one 

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we are up to 3 pages of local resources in the San Antonio area and beyond....  http://covid-19.sanantonio.one 

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Close Encounter at Enchanted Rock, As Told By Reddit User

Close Encounter at Enchanted Rock, As Told By Reddit User | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Recently, three declassified videos were released by the Pentagon showing "unexplained aerial phenomena." The clips include footage of a rotund object suspended above the Pacific Ocean, as well as other objects gliding through the air with one actually spinning. What do you think of this close encounter in Texas?
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in Texas?  what a great time for them to visit - with everyone wearing mask....  just say'n......

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YETI+ Streaming Service

YETI+ Streaming Service | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Browse our collection of streams while you’re not in the wild enjoying your local ones. Here for a limited time, streams for your entertainment. Watch now.
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YETI+ free streaming (yes, Texas is one of the choices!)

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The 4 best mask designs you can make yourself

The 4 best mask designs you can make yourself | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The CDC is expected to recommend that all Americans wear masks in public. Here’s how to make the most effective mask possible, using stuff you have lying around the house.
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make your own mask...

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Health Care Workers Allegedly Asked to Leave Rentals

Health Care Workers Allegedly Asked to Leave Rentals | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Landlords have reportedly asked medical professionals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic to vacate their rental properties out of fear that the virus will spread within their buildings.
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I sincerely hope this is NOT you - or happening to anyone.... I'd like this to be fake news.....  really I would....

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Crockett Hotel closing indefinitely because of pandemic

Crockett Hotel closing indefinitely because of pandemic | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
One of San Antonio's more historic hotels is closing its doors for now as COVID-19 fears have pounded the visitor industry.
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Sometimes called collateral damage - nevertheless a huge loss for San Antonio….

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The drive-in movie theater may be just the cure for lockdown fatigue

The drive-in movie theater may be just the cure for lockdown fatigue | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
After years in decline, drive-ins are prospering amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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oh lordy - i did not know there were any left locally - so i did the google thing and - surprise - we have THREE!!!....   what about your area?

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How to write a better grocery list

How to write a better grocery list | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
It's your guide to conquering the grocery store as efficiently as possible.
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so the grocery list might have 5 or 6 times on it, and the cart has 10 or 11 items in it by check out - assuming i am not hungry - or it could be much worse - just sorta happens...

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Finally, Some Good News: Warm Weather Shown to Slow Coronavirus Spread

Finally, Some Good News: Warm Weather Shown to Slow Coronavirus Spread | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Chinese scientists have published a study showing that sunny days might be ahead, literally and figureatively: Warm weather slows the spread of coronavirus.
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if this is right - BRING IT ON TEXAS....

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Self-care matters more in stressful times

Self-care matters more in stressful times | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
From sleeping and eating well to taking deep breaths, self-care is important when times are tough.
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don't overlook YOU....

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Tesla Moving to Texas? San Antonio Wants In, Local Leaders Say

Tesla Moving to Texas? San Antonio Wants In, Local Leaders Say | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Following news that Tesla could be moving to the Austin area, local economic development leaders are hoping to lure a new electric vehicle factory closer to San Antonio.
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a welcome addition to San Antonio - if it happens....

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A Texas Court Is Holding The First-Ever Jury Trial Over Zoom

A Texas Court Is Holding The First-Ever Jury Trial Over Zoom | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A Texas courtroom is experimenting with the videoconferencing software Zoom, which it's using to hold a jury trial this week.
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court by zoom - or will it be by google....

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Why family dinner is important (and how to make it happen)

Why family dinner is important (and how to make it happen) | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
It's as simple as enjoying healthy food and each other's company.
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always been - but now, perhaps more than ever....

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Do you eat dinner with your family every night?

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How some startups are redesigning their stores in the face of COVID-19

How some startups are redesigning their stores in the face of COVID-19 | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
There will be a lot less browsing and a lot more disinfecting.
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a new look in Texas stores....

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Things That Only Exist in Texas: How Lucky Are We?

Things That Only Exist in Texas: How Lucky Are We? | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
We have been given the ability to enjoy foods, events, and even sayings which only exist here, in our home state! Here are a few things that come to mind.
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only in Texas?

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Where to find bluebonnets in San Antonio while social distancing

Where to find bluebonnets in San Antonio while social distancing | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Spring has hit full stride in San Antonio, and while we remain under a shelter in place order to contain the spread of COVID-19, the essential activities we’re allowed t
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everything going on - the flowers still bloom....

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H-E-B LP to sell meals from San Antonio's Max & Louie's New York Diner

H-E-B LP to sell meals from San Antonio's Max & Louie's New York Diner | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
After laying off 90% of its staff in the midst of the pandemic, the restaurant is now bringing employees back to support this new initiative.
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HEB to the rescue - again!  thanks HEB....

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Historic St. Anthony Hotel to close its doors for now due to pandemic

Historic St. Anthony Hotel to close its doors for now due to pandemic | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
This latest decision follows confirmation by the Crockett Hotel that is was also suspending operations effective March 27.
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another San Antonio hotel down - for now....

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H-E-B carts out employee pay raise during COVID-19 panic

H-E-B carts out employee pay raise during COVID-19 panic | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
H-E-B, the San Antonio-based grocery chain that’s been at the forefront of helping Texans cope with the coronavirus pandemic, is temporarily bumping up pay for hourly employees by $2 a
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kudos again to HEB - first class company - never price gouging, supportive of the Texas community and giving their employees a raise in this time of crisis....  AWESOME FOLKS!

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H-E-B launches community care efforts across the state to assist our most vulnerable neighbors

H-E-B launches community care efforts across the state to assist our most vulnerable neighbors | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
H-E-B has launched Texans Helping Texans, a community-outreach initiative that’s guided by digital innovation, compassionate philanthropy and the generous spirit and strength that brings together all Texans during uncertain times.
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Texans helping Texans in many ways - kudos to HEB - let's help them too....  and thank you HEB....

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H-E-B cuts store hours in Texas amid coronavirus pandemic

H-E-B cuts store hours in Texas amid coronavirus pandemic | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Beginning Sunday, H-E-B shoppers will notice changes in when their stores will be open.
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HEB adapts - new hours...

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Coronavirus emergency delays Fiesta

Coronavirus emergency delays Fiesta | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
After Mayor Ron Nirenberg declared a public health emergency, the Fiesta Commission decided to postpone the city's annual tradition.
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Fiesta - DELAYED...

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