San Antonio Spurs Coach calls the US an ’embarrassment in the world,’ rails against support for Trump

One of the NBA’s most lauded and longest tenured coaches departed from basketball talk and spoke candidly about his views on activism in athletics, white privilege and the presidency. The charged remarks came from coach Gregg Popovich during Monday’s media day, ahead of his 21st season leading the San Antonio Spurs. Without naming President Donald Trump specifically, "Pop," as his…

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August hiring accelerates in Texas, San Antonio ahead of Harvey

Texas hiring accelerated in August as the state added 20,400 jobs, compared with 11,200 in July as the state braced for Hurricane Harvey’s impact, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas reported Friday. Hiring was also good last month in San Antonio, which added 6,400 new jobs, the Dallas Fed said. That compares with just 400 new positions added in July…

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Charter schools become popular choice in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Grade school campuses that don’t belong to local public or private schools are popping up all over San Antonio. Tuition-free charter schools are becoming a popular choice for families in San Antonio. One charter school system that is rapidly expanding is GreatHearts. According to a spokesperson, GreatHearts is on track to build a new school in San…

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