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October 21, 1990
Mike Mason, a member of the University of Texas at San Antonio basketball team, was killed in a traffic accident in San Antonio. Police said Mason, 21, was leaving his car after a minor traffic accident when he and his vehicle were hit from behind by another car. No charges were filed.
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BUSINESS
April 3, 1997 | (Dow Jones)
Alpha Microsystems said Wednesday that its services operation unit has received contracts to provide equipment service and support to several major companies including International Business Machines Corp., Amdahl Corp. and Access Corp.
REAL ESTATE
May 2, 1999 | From Associated Press
Real estate brokers get better prices when they sell their own homes than when they sell clients' homes--an average of 3.1% more, according to a new study. The study--which involved researchers from Penn State, the University of Texas at San Antonio and the Florida Atlantic University--examined the sale of 21,235 houses in Fort Worth, Texas, between 1993 and 1995. Nearly 400 houses were owned by brokers. The data included age, square footage and location of the houses.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 12, 1987
Los Angeles composers Carl Stone and Dorothy Stone won with "Hop Ken" and "Wizard Ball," respectively, in the 1988 Freeman Composers Competition. University of Texas at San Antonio composer Reed Holmes earned a prize with a Toccata for piano and tape delay. Each composer received a $1,000 prize. In addition, their works, chosen from 78 entries, will be performed at the CalArts Contemporary Music Festival in March. "Hop Ken" was also heard Saturday at the SCREAM Festival at UCLA.
NATIONAL
December 13, 2006 | Lianne Hart, Times Staff Writer
Former Democratic congressman Ciro Rodriguez soundly defeated seven-term Republican Rep. Henry Bonilla on Tuesday in an unusual runoff to decide one of the nation's last unresolved House races. With nearly all of the precincts reporting, Rodriguez led Bonilla, 54% to 45%. Bonilla "has already conceded the race and called former congressman Rodriguez and indicated he would do anything he can do to help in the transition," Bonilla spokesman Phil Ricks said. On Nov.
NATIONAL
March 24, 2013 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times
SAN ANTONIO - The Mexican businessmen in Rolexes and Burberry ties meet on the north side of town, at Cielito Lindo Restaurant, or at new neighboring country clubs. Their wives frequent Neiman Marcus, Tiffany's and Brooks Brothers at the nearby mall. Their children park Porsches with Mexican license plates in the student lots at Reagan High School. They are part of a wave of legal Mexican immigrants who have been overlooked in the national debate over how to deal with their largely impoverished illegal compatriots.
NEWS
June 5, 1986 | Associated Press
A new barrage of thunderstorms dumped more than seven inches of rain on parts of waterlogged South Texas early Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of about 2,000 people, stranding motorists in flooded streets and closing businesses and schools. Later in the day, storms dropped up to five inches of rain on southeast Houston and caused street flooding that stalled numerous vehicles, including more than a dozen school buses, authorities said.
NATIONAL
July 29, 2004 | Kathleen Hennessey, Times Staff Writer
All genetically modified foods should be subject to greater scrutiny, rather than singling out products created by genetic engineering techniques, according to a report released Wednesday by a U.S. scientific advisory committee. Only genetically engineered products -- foods implanted with genes from another organism -- are subject to an extra layer of safety testing before reaching consumers. Foods modified by other methods, such as conventional cross-breeding techniques, are not.
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