Southwest Journalist

China donates huge rock to San Antonio museum

ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 3, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — A museum in South Texas has welcomed a big boulder. A crane was used to maneuver the more than 6-ton rock donated to the San Antonio Museum of Art from a sister city in China. The San Antonio Express-News report...

Coastal flooding strands endangered turtles

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June 3, 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI — High tides and flooding associated with May storms that buffeted parts of Texas caused the stranding of about 100 young sea turtles along part of the Gulf coast, experts say. Jesse Gilbert, Chief Operating ...

Lawsuit says oil boom imperils national park

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June 3, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields, environmentalists claimed Monday in the latest lawsuit ...

1 killed, 3 hurt during shooting at car wash

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June 3, 2019

DALLAS — Police in Dallas said one person was killed and three others wounded after a shooting at a car wash late Sunday. The shooting happened at Jim’s Car Wash in south Dallas, which has long been blamed for crime in th...

California sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma

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June 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most...

Schools plan for facial recognition system

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June 3, 2019

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — A New York school district has finished installing a facial recognition system intended to spot potentially dangerous intruders, but state officials concerned about privacy say they want to know more before the...

Pretrial hearing set for Capitol Gazette shooter

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June 3, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A judge has scheduled a hearing this month to resolve several pretrial matters for the man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Anne Arundel County Circui...

Video reveals fate of ‘Jeopardy!’ star

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June 3, 2019

NEW YORK — A video that circulated around the Internet on Monday showed the final minute of the Monday’s episode of “Jeopardy!” and the end of reigning champion James Holzhauer’s historic run. In the video, the prof...

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