Posted on: February 23, 2018

T-X to replace T-38 at pilot training bases; JBSA-Randolph listed as preferred location

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The Air Force will now begin the required environmental analyses at all of the existing undergraduate pilot locations. Final basing decisions are dependent on the outcome of the environmental analyses.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Drone-catching drones to bolster security at Winter Olympics

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The airspace over and around the Games has been declared as a no-fly zone for unauthorized aircraft, and special drone-detection radar developed by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology will be in place to keep the skies safe for the du...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

City's outdoor lighting gets refocused

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The new outdoor lighting amendment won quick passage from
council on Feb. 6 as members agreed changes were needed to preserve the clarityof the stars in the night sky by limiting where light from outdoor fixtures is
allowed to shine.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

San Antonio area drone enthusiasts long for a park of their own

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brought out dozens of professional operators, hobbyists and families, many withyoungsters aspiring to operate a drone for the first time.

(Photo:Kin Man Hui/San Antonio Express-News) 

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

San Antonio aims at preventing BRAC repeat in Alamo City

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The Texas Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security Committee took public testimony on how to improve relationships between the public and private sector to help protect jobs and avoid possible base closures.

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

The groundhog hath spoken! Welcome to six more weeks of winter!

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Pennsylvania's Punxsutawney Phil is the most well known, but more than a dozen states celebrate with their own groundhogs, such as Georgia's General Beauregard Lee and Buckeye Chuck in Ohio.

(Photo courtesy of CNN Library)

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Sheriff for a Day

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Milo The Robot Helps Autistic Children With Social Cues

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Milo is the therapy of the future. He a robot that helps children with autism learn about social experiences.

The Dallas-based company Robokind bridges the gap between children and teachers through Milo, who helps improve children's social skills. He is av...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Opening Minds, Opening Doors Writing and Speaking Workshop

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VSA Texas is hosting a new Opening Minds, Opening Doors (OMOD) writing and public speaking workshop for adults with disabilities starting March 10th and ending April 28th. The class will meet for 7 Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 PM in Room 101...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Tim Tebow Makes Appearance at 'Night to Shine'

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“Night to Shine” is an unforgettable prom night experience for guests with special needs.  Former Florida Gators and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow made a surprise appearance.  Please follow the link to watch video and vie...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Camp Brainstorm

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Camp Brainstorm is a dream opportunity for children with epilepsy located at Camp Aranzazu in Rockport, TX. It is a place to make friends, develop skills, and try new activities in a safe place. FREE TO CAMPERS!

Campers get a life-changing experience free ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Meet Lucas, Gerber's First Down Syndrome Baby

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(CNN) - This cutie with a contagious smile is 18-month-old Lucas Warren and on Wednesday he made history:  He's the first child with Down syndrome to become Gerber's "Spokesbaby of the year" in its  91-year history. 

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Members Sought for the IDD System Redesign Advisory Commitee

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Members Sought for the IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee

If you are interested in the system redesign for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, you might be interested in being a member of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabili...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Target Adding Clothing For Adults With Special Needs

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Target is expanding its clothing options for people with disabilities beyond children with a new collection of jeans and tops in adult sizes.

The retailer said it will roll out sensory-friendly and adaptive clothing for women as part of a new line called U...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Trump Signs Family Caregivers Act

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A new law will require the federal government to develop a national strategy to address the needs of family caregivers, including those supporting people with developmental disabilities.

President Donald Trump signed legislation this week known as the Reco...

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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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