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Susan Yerkes

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Death of journalism is the real fake news

In the last few months I’ve attended a couple of journalistic reunions. And while reunions by nature channel the past, these left me thinking...

Table Tennis (It’s all in the wrist)

Table tennis is alive and well in the Alamo City, thanks to the San Antonio Table Tennis Club. The club occupies 2,500 square feet— two...

Dangerous curve sees fast fixes

A dangerous stretch of road near Stone Oak Parkway got some much-needed attention  the last few weeks. The hilly curve at the bottom of Knights...

Keeping cool on a heat island

I find myself thinking seriously about summer heat when the thermometer on my patio hits, “Are you kidding?” San Antonio and its surrounding communities are...

Save your skin this summer

When the blistering days of summer roll out, so do a host of skin problems. Sunburn, itchy blisters, rashes and bug bites are among...

Alzheimer’s — The disease we don’t talk about

San Antonio is getting a big boost as a research site for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, the progressive memory-loss conditions afflicting more than...

Betting on card houses

Poker is coming out of Texas’ back rooms. Private, membership-only “card houses” are emerging in statewide locales, including the North Side. Most organized poker games have...

ConnectSA cure for sic(k) transit?

When I was stuck in gridlocked traffic for 45 minutes on Loop 1604 the other day, the Latin phrase “sic transit” suddenly popped into...

New life for Miraflores

Almost everyone in San Antonio has been to Brackenridge Park, but the same can’t be said for intriguing Miraflores next door. Things are changing, however,...

The summer slide

The summer slide isn’t a ride at Schlitterbahn. It’s what happens to millions of students in the U.S. education system during vacation  — especially ones...
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