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Texas teachers have mixed opinions on bid Isaacs bill to reduce state tests The House Public Education Committee heard a bill that would pare back the number of required standardized tests, in line with the wave of legislation limiting high-stakes testing in public schools.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 25, 2017 11:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Feral hog poison in Texas on hold for now The company behind the only EPA-approved pesticide for feral hogs has withdrawn its request for registration in Texas. But that doesnt mean the battle over the warfarin based poisons safety is finished.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 25, 2017 11:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump administration doesn't view Austin as sanctuary city, mayor says Austin Mayor Steve Adler said he was reassured by United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday that neither his city nor Travis County are considered sanctuary jurisdictions.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 25, 2017 10:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wells Fargo grant to boost renewable energy research at Texas State A $100,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundations Clean Technology and Innovation grant program that funds leading edge research and innovation to advance clean energy solutions, will support renewable energy activities at Texas State University's STAR Pa
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 25, 2017 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas Senate approves bill curbing regulation of short-term home rentals Under Senate Bill 451 by state Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, Texas cities would be prevented from banning short-term rentals and their ability to write ordinances restricting the practice would be narrowed.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2017 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
San Marcos police seek help identifying suspects in weekend pizza shop robberies San Marcos police are distributing a set of surveillance photos that they hope will help identify suspects in two pizza shop robberies this weekend.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 18, 2017 11:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas House lawmakers approve bill requiring more study for hog poison Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Millers push to use a warfarin-based poison to kill feral hogs in the state has a long list of opponents that now includes more than two-thirds of the Legislature where Miller once served.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 17, 2017 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Price Center to host next 4th Flea market this weekend Outdoor and indoor vendor space is available for rent at 4th Flea, a community flea market held monthly at The Price Center downtown. The next market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 17, 2017 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wittliff Collections to open Sandra Cisneros archive with symposium Texas State University will host a scholarly symposium on the works and career of Sandra Cisneros on Saturday, April 29 at The Wittliff Collections.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 17, 2017 5:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hays County to appoint citizens committee on electronic voting equipment The Hays County Elections Commission is assembling a citizens committee to make recommendations on a new electronic voting system to replace aging equipment in use for more than a decade.
San Marcos Mercury | Mar 30, 2017 11:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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