• San Antonio metro among the most affordable in the nation for student housing, study says
    by Michael Karlis on August 15, 2022 at 10:02 pm

    Fast-rising rents, which increased 12.3% nationally since last year, can put the squeeze on U.S. college students' already-tight budgets. Even so, the San Antonio area's 60,000 college students can be thankful they're paying far less than counterparts attending schools in other metros, according to a recent report. An analysis by online home-service company Porch ranked the San Antonio-New Braunfels area as the No. 12 most-affordable large metro for college students looking to rent an apartment.

  • Spurs legend Tim Duncan to introduce former teammate Manu Ginobili at Hall of Fame ceremony
    by Michael Karlis on August 15, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    San Antonio Spurs legend and NBA Hall-of-Famer Tim Duncan will introduce former teammate Manu Ginobili during the beloved shooting guard's Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in September. HoopHall, the official website of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, announced the list of presenters Monday. Ginobili helped dominate the court during the Spurs' 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014 championship years, playing alongside Duncan and Tony Parker.

  • States with legalized weed have fewer poisonings from synthetic cannabinoid products, study finds
    by Sanford Nowlin on August 15, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    People in states that have legalized recreational marijuana are less likely to face exposure to potentially dangerous synthetic marijuana, according to a new study. The analysis, published last week in the Journal of Clinical Toxicology, found that legalizing recreational weed decreased the likelihood people sought out synthetic cannabinoids, thus reducing their risk of potential toxic exposure. States that passed adult-use cannabis legalization measures experienced 22% fewer reported quarterly synthetic marijuana exposures during the 2016-2019 study period, according to the study data.