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Palo Duro Canyon Is The Grand Canyon Of Texas

Palo Duro Canyon Is The Grand Canyon Of Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Most of us have heard of Palo Duro Canyon, but it's a little-known fact that it's the second largest canyon in the United States.
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Summer Itinerary: A Weekend in San Antonio –

Summer Itinerary: A Weekend in San Antonio – | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
How to spend a perfect few days eating, drinking, and playing your way through the Alamo City.
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how to spend a weekend in San Antonio

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6 Beautiful Scenic Overlooks In Texas

6 Beautiful Scenic Overlooks In Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The hill country and West Texas are full of spots that will leave you in absolute awe of the beauty of our state. Here are six scenic overlooks that are particularly breathtaking:
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No one knows how to merge, say road officials

No one knows how to merge, say road officials | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
It may seem rude, but waiting until the lane ends to merge — officially called a zipper merge — is actually safer and reduces congestion.
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now we don't have THIS problem, do we San Antonio?  Be sure to check your zipper....

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'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college

'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Virginia school system celebrates the students who are heading for careers instead of going to college.
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maybe we should have such a day - not everyone needs to - or should - go to college - at least IMO...

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This Awesome Water Park Was Designed For Kids With Disabilities | HuffPost Life

This Awesome Water Park Was Designed For Kids With Disabilities | HuffPost Life | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
So everyone can have fun in the sun this summer.
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it can't get better than this....   Morgan’s Inspiration Island   - check it out! 

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This Dad Put on His Daughter's Short Shorts Just to Prove a Point

This Dad Put on His Daughter's Short Shorts Just to Prove a Point | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A dad was willing to get silly in order to prove a point to his daughter about just how short her "old" pair of short shorts were.
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parenting - and hilarious....   great dad!

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Top San Antonio executive bags honor as one of America’s favorite CEOs

San Antonio-based H-E-B garners rave reviews as one of America’s favorite grocery chains. Now, the CEO of H-E-B is garnering his own praise. Job search website Glassdoor just released it
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one of our very own is recognized as one of the most favorite - in the USA!

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The hologram concert revolution is here whether you like it or not

The hologram concert revolution is here whether you like it or not | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Base Hologram has made its mission clear: create premium holographic shows. But will the ethical questions surrounding holograms keep it from success?
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would you pay to go to a hologram concert?

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Rockport, Texas, Named #2 Best Coastal Small Town in U.S.

Rockport, Texas, Named #2 Best Coastal Small Town in U.S. | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Just heard some exciting news for Rockport, one of our favorite Gulf Coast towns. The small village was almost wiped out when Hurricane Harvey made landfall there in August 2017.
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not far from San Antonio..... 

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See The Congress Avenue Bats On Lone Star Riverboat In Texas

See The Congress Avenue Bats On Lone Star Riverboat In Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
This sunset cruise takes passengers directly underneath the bat colony, offering a viewing experience like nothing you've ever witnessed before.
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Go BATS in Texas....

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10 Of The Best Small Town Restaurants In Texas

10 Of The Best Small Town Restaurants In Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
These ten restaurants serve delicious food with the added bonus of having waitstaff full of Southern hospitality and a "mom and pop" atmosphere
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dining in small towns Texas....

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This Texas Theater Allows Dogs and Serves Unlimited Wine

This Texas Theater Allows Dogs and Serves Unlimited Wine | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A movie theater in Plano, Texas, allows dogs to enjoy the show too, and the theater serves unlimited wine (or four whiskeys, whichever is your pleasure)! Read that again, we’ll wait.
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FIRST of it's kind in the world - right here in Texas (Plano)...  bring the pooch to the movies with you. Cool or what!

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Crumbling Hot Wells transforms into San Antonio's newest public park

Crumbling Hot Wells transforms into San Antonio's newest public park | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
What was once an elite destination for the rich and famous is now the county's newest public park and recreation space. Hot Wells, located at 5503 S. Presa St., i
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And the most beautiful languages in the world are… ‹ GO Blog

And the most beautiful languages in the world are… ‹ GO Blog | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
There are almost 7000 distinct spoken languages in the world today, but which ones are the most beautiful?
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oh lordy - over half of San Antonio is not going to like this one.....

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Palo Duro Canyon Is The Grand Canyon Of Texas

Palo Duro Canyon Is The Grand Canyon Of Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Most of us have heard of Palo Duro Canyon, but it's a little-known fact that it's the second largest canyon in the United States.
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Texas Has A Grand Canyon...

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NASA Planning to Grow Chili Peppers on Space Station

NASA Planning to Grow Chili Peppers on Space Station | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
NASA has announced the first fruit to be grown in space before the end of this year: the humble Espanola chile pepper (capsicum annuum).
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HOT TIMES IN SPACE!

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8 Places In Austin That Will Remind You Of The Caribbean

8 Places In Austin That Will Remind You Of The Caribbean | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
From lovely cabanas to refreshing swimming holes, Austin is home to many places that'll make you feel like you're on vacation.
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HINT: If you are in Austin, you don't have to travel far....

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Rescan Days Affecting San Antonio Television Stations, Here's How To Keep Them | The Daily

Rescan Days Affecting San Antonio Television Stations, Here's How To Keep Them | The Daily | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Between now and July 2020, a select number of local TV stations will be changing their over-the-air broadcast frequencies, some of them starting a
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my TV on air antenna stations were misbehaving....   that may continue - and here is what you need to do....

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Mustang Island Has The Most Pristine Sand In Texas

Mustang Island Has The Most Pristine Sand In Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Mustang Island has beautiful sand, blue water, and lack of an abundance of tourists, making you feel as if you've escaped to a faraway tropical paradise.
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somewhere to go - not far away from San Antonio - checkout Mustang Island....

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Elected Officials | USAGov

Find contact information for federal, state, and local government officials.
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ever felt like you just want to have your voice heard?  here is how...

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There's A Blue Hole Hiding Deep In The Angelina National Forest In Texas

There's A Blue Hole Hiding Deep In The Angelina National Forest In Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Hidden deep in the Angelina National Forest, Blue Hole looks like a tropical paradise with its glistening turquoise waters.
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The Blue Hole - stunning waters here in Texas...

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Fossils of oddball crocodile relative found in Texas suburb

The newly described creature with an unusual jaw showcases the rich diversity of Cretaceous crocodyliforms.
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a Texas croc - or relative?

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Overlook Cafe: Safari Restaurant At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center In Texas

Overlook Cafe: Safari Restaurant At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center In Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
This two-story restaurant offers diners an aerial view of more than 1,000 exotic, endangered animals grazing on the African Savannah-esque landscape.
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observe exotic animals while dining - and not on them!  another Texas option...

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The Blue Bonnet Cafe Celebrates 90 Delicious Years!

The Blue Bonnet Cafe Celebrates 90 Delicious Years! | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Okay, folks, not everything in Texas is named after the state flower, the bluebonnet. In fact, you might be surprised to discover that the Blue Bonnet Cafe is named after a bonnet. Yep, that’s right, a blue bonnet. The kind a lady wears on her pretty curls.
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someone say pie?  I'm down....   it is not that far away in Marble Falls!

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The Largest Wildflower Farm in the U.S. is in Texas and it's Breathtaking

The Largest Wildflower Farm in the U.S. is in Texas and it's Breathtaking | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The largest wildflower farm in the U.S. is located in Fredericksburg, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Experiencing its beauty for yourself is definitely bucket list-worthy.
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largest wildflower farm - right here in Texas....

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