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San Marcos, Texas is located in Hays County. Zip codes in San Marcos, TX include 78667, and 78666. The median home price in San Marcos is $178,800. More San Marcos information.

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Friday Sep 12 | The University Star

Discussion of fluoridated water continues in city

Paul Connett, founder and executive director of the Fluoride Action Network , visited San Marcos on Thursday to discuss the health risks of fluoride in the city's water. Communities for Thriving Water hosted two events, one in which Connett spoke with city leaders including Mayor Daniel Guerrero and councilmembers Lisa Prewitt and Wayne Becak.

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Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal

a Developers hot on San Marcos

From left, Casey Kopecky of The Weitzman Group, developer R.W. McDonald IV and Kevin Burke, San Marcos economic and development projects coordinator, inside the shell of the new 'Guadalupe Station' project. Developers from Austin and San Antonio are converging on the city, which is home to the growing Texas State University.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

CBP multiagency pursuit leads to arrest of a truck driver

On September 11, at around 3:40 a.m., Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer Border Patrol Checkpoint encountered a tractor trailer at the primary inspection lane. While the immigration inspection was being conducted, a service canine alerted to the presence of narcotics and/or concealed persons within the tractor-trailer and subsequently was referred to secondary.

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The University Star

Students petition against development of Cape's Camp, Thompson's Island

In the November 2012 elections, three quarters of San Marcos residents voted in favor of acquiring 70 acres of riverfront property for parkland, located at IH-35 and River Road, that is known as Cape's Camp and Thompson's Island. The Thornton family, who owned the property, were not willing to sell the land to the city, and it would have had to have been acquired through eminent domain, which 51 percent of the voters opposed.

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The University Star

Councilmembers continue discussion of La Cima development

The San Marcos City Council has made progress concerning the La Cima development and plans to vote on a final development agreement next week. La Cima is a proposed development of approximately 2,050 acres, including 2,400 single-family homes, a 200-acre commercial and retail site and about 400 acres of open space in the city's extraterritorial jurisdiction west of the city.

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The University Star

City not ready for first LGBTQIA bar

With the first annual Pride event happening this past weekend and the opening of the very first gay bar on The Square later this year, San Marcos is progressing forward at a rapid pace when it comes to the LGBTQIA community. Being a member of the LGBTQIA community, it is fantastic that San Marcos, a place I call my home, is moving in the right direction to being all-inclusive of its rapidly expanding community.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

San Marcos investigates elevated lead readings in water

The City of San Marcos is looking into elevated lead readings found in water samples near the Hays County Government Center. The city began sampling water near the center in response to water quality problems reported in the building earlier this month.

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GlobeNewswire

Baron Energy, Inc. Completes Production Enhancement Program in Central Texas

Baron Energy, Inc. , an independent oil and gas company based in San Marcos, Texas, has announced the results of a production enhancement program in Taylor County, Texas. Ronnie L. Steinocher, Chairman, President and CEO, said, "The production enhancement program we began in early July at our Shaffer Leases in Taylor County, Texas is now complete.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The University Star

San Marcos officials, residents react to Austin device ban

The City of Austin's decision to ban the use of all electronic devices while driving or biking has some students and faculty weighing the benefits of creating a similar ordinance in San Marcos. The new law expands on a current ordinance passed in 2009, which banned texting while driving.

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The University Star

Q&A with Stephanie Ramirez, fashion merchandising assistant professor

New to San Marcos as of three weeks ago, Stefanie Ramirez is a fashion merchandising assistant professor at Texas State. An LSU graduate with a double-concentration Ph.D. in design and merchandising, she likes to bridge the business and creative sides of fashion.

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Austin American-Statesman

San Marcos police investigate auto-pedestrian fatality

San Marcos police are investigating an auto-pedestrian collision that claimed the life of a Lockhart man on IH-35 Tuesday afternoon. Abner Dean Branch, Jr. was on the right shoulder of the southbound IH-35 railroad overpass between Hwy 80 and Hwy 82 when he was struck by a tractor-trailer traveling in the far right traffic lane.

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The University Star

Loop 82 overpass construction to begin January 2015

To improve the flow of traffic, the City of San Marcos will begin construction on a new overpass over Aquarena Springs Drive. The new Loop 82 project will begin early Jan. 2015 and take approximately two and a half years to complete, said Kelli Reyna, TxDOT public information officer.

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The University Star

San Marcos residents celebrate city's first-ever Pride weekend

Forty-five years after the first brick was thrown at Stonewall, the first Pride celebration has finally come to the City of San Marcos. The sun beat upon on the downtown courthouse grounds Saturday as about 300 people, Texas State students and city locals alike, congregated for the first San Marcos Pride Parade.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Amarillo.com

Heloise: Wipe dripping cups

"My Sound Off is when I go through a fast-food drive-thru and I am handed a cup that is dripping. I know some places do wipe down the cup before handing it to a patron.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The University Star

Police aim to be 'upfront' in cases of excessive force

In the weeks following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, San Marcos officials have reacted to the issue of use of excessive force by police. San Marcos Police Chief Chase Stapp said it is no secret that San Marcos police officers have been disciplined in the past for using excessive force.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

The Gay PlaceGay Town in the A-Town

Vegan Drinks Happy Hour Flying Turns Disco dance party with Airplane Mode, Those Howlings, and Ssserpentsss.

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The University Star

Council votes in support of La Cima development

A controversial measure was passed at the San Marcos City Council meeting Tuesday expressing support for a new development that would bring middle-class, single-family homes to San Marcos.

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GlobeNewswire

Baron Energy, Inc. Provides Corporate Overview Update

Baron Energy, Inc. , an independent oil and gas company based in San Marcos, Texas, is pleased to announce the release of its August 16, 2014 Corporate Overview, which includes its recent South Texas acquisition.

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The University Star

Everyone should be able to have access to Sewell Park

A rule at Sewell Park states that only faculty and students of the university are allowed to use the park.

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The University Star

Two local stores caught selling alcohol to minors in TABC sting

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission conducted 39 "minor stings" in the San Marcos area over Labor Day weekend after conducting educational visits and compliance checks in Hays and Caldwell counties.

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