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Associate: Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies
mysanantonio.com / Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:47:56 UT
The band influenced a generation of rockers, and their hit songs "I Wanna Be Sedated," and "Blitzkrieg Bop," among others, earned them an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. Clad in leather jackets and long black mops of hair, the group of motley misfits started out in legendary New York clubs like CBGB and Max's Kansas City, where they blasted their rapid-fire songs. Since its debut album in 1976, the band struggled for commercial success, but they left a formidable imprint on the rock genre. The Ramones' best-known songs reflected their twisted teen years in Queens: Beat on the Brat, ''Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue, ''Teenage Lobotomy, ''Sheena Is a Punk Rocker.

Texas Top 10 Most Wanted fugitive caught in Nash
mysanantonio.com / Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:02:58 UT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A convicted felon on the Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted fugitive list has been captured in Northeast Texas. Latham was wanted for parole violation related to possession of drugs and weapons.

Stealing an Aggie’s class ring and other Texas crimes that are worse than they sound
mysanantonio.com / Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:14:00 UT

Earlier this month, a Bryan man was arrested and charged with stealing the Texas A&M class ring of his employer.  While, if found guilty the man could face anywhere from 180 days to 2 years in jail for felony theft, somehow the punishment doesn't just doesn't sound severe enough for such a heinous Texas crime. Stealing an Aggie's ring? Who would do such a horrible thing?


Mystery Texas baton twirlers baffle state archivists
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:31:00 UT

Do you know these twirlers?

A mystery video showing some of the state's most talented baton twirlers has emerged and archivists want your help to try and identify them.

The 1950s footage was found in a collection at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, so far all that is known about is that it was filmed at an apparent baton twirling summer camp known as "Ranch-O-Twirl."


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