Wednesday News Rundown (11-5-14)

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager Heavy rainfall and a Flash Flood Watch continues to affect areas surrounding Austin and San Antonio. Average rainfall amounts of one-to-two inches are expected and isolated two-to-four inches are possible across this watch area. The National Weather Service has put out a Flash Flood Watch that’s active for the next 10 hours over affected areas. Social media is being utilized to create awareness of crime in the San Marcos area. The  San Marcos Police Department is planning on increasing patrols on Fredericksburg Street after reading tweets about gang activity there. Residents of the … Continue reading Wednesday News Rundown (11-5-14)

Monday News Rundown (11-3-14)

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager As the 2014 midterm elections come to a close, Republicans and Democrats are preparing for runoff elections in Louisiana and Georgia. This may mean that the Senate will not be determined until next year. If members of the Senate aren’t chosen tomorrow, third party advertising may rise and there may be an increase of visits from high-profile surrogates and presidential contenders. Through Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard decided to end her life Sunday. Maynard was diagnosed with brain cancer last spring and was told by doctors she only had six months to live. … Continue reading Monday News Rundown (11-3-14)