Posted on: December 11, 2017

AACOG Announces 2017 Regional Award Winners

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The winners of AACOG's 2017 Regional Awards were recently presented their awards at the AACOG annual meeting of the Area Council and Board of Directors, held on December 6, 2017, at Norris Conference Center.  The awards, given out annually since ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

AACOG 2017 Annual Report Now Available

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AACOG's 2017 Annual Report is complete and available for viewing at www.aacog.com/2017report

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

EPA: San Antonio air quality OK for now

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In Bexar County, levels of ozone, a component in smog that irritates the lungs, have steadily decreased from a high of 91 parts per billion in 2004 to 73 ppb this year, according to data from the Alamo Area Council of Governments. Still, the level is slig...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

More than 140 crashes reported in San Antonio as major highways, streets ice over

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TxDOT crews spayed roughly 20,000 gallons of brine, which they use to thaw out roadways, in preparation for the weather, and crews have gone through an additional 10,000 gallons just today.

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

We Own the Night: Working together to improve training

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Several training officials for Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis and Martin Marietta Quarry’s managerial team recently partnered to fix lighting issues that affected service members’ realistic night training. The issue service members...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Kelly Field Annex is now Kelly Field

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The name change to Kelly Field coincides with the 100-year anniversary of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce granting the airfield to the U.S. Government in 1917.

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

New Legislation Requiring Drone Registration

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires all drone owners to register each drone that is purchased weighing between 0.55lbs to 55lbs.  If you meet the criteria to register an unmanned aircraft and do not register, you will be subject to...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee

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If you are interested in the statewide operation of Medicaid managed care, you might be interested in being a member of the State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee.

The Texas Health and Human Services executive commissioner will appoint a member to ...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Family Member Sought for Policy Council for Children and Families

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The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is accepting applications for the Policy Council for Children and Families. The council, created in accordance with Texas Government Code § 531.012, works to improve the coordination, quality, effici...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Pioneers in Self-Advocacy Honored

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Going through high school, James Meadours was kept separate in special education classes from his Broken Arrow classmates, never really getting to know them.

After graduating in 1986, he was put in a 10-bedroom group home and felt isolated from the world, ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Disability Rights Texas Survey

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Disability Rights Texas is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities in Texas. Their mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and e...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Fiesta Especial Royal Court

Royal Court - Fiesta Especial 2017The Fiesta Especial® Royal Court is a community engagement program of disABILITYsa providing a platform for Leadership and Life Skills Development for individuals who are ten (10) years of age (as of 9/1/17) and o...

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