SAN ANTONIO — Missing from the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill that passed Congress on Wednesday was payment to UNESCO for dues that could have paved the way for San Antonio’s historic missions to gain World Heritage Status. But that doesn’t automatically mean the Missions will be passed over.
There is serious talk happening about connecting San Antonio with a high-speed rail. But the bullet train isn’t heading to Austin or Houston — the drive is to connect San Antonio with Monterrey, Mexico.
When Phoenix Democratic Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor leaves the legislature early next year to run for Secretary of State, it will mark the first time in 60 years there will be no black member of the Arizona Legislature.
Tony Mure of the Phoenix Fire Department says the incident started when some cylinders of compressed gas fell off a flatbed truck onto the roadway, causing vehicles to swerve to avoid them, and resulting in a chain-reaction crash.