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Man Pleads Guilty To Urinating on the Alamo….No, Not Ozzy This Time.

An El Paso man faces up to 1 1/2 years in state jail after pleading guilty to urinating on the Alamo.

Daniel Athens pleaded guilty Tuesday in state district court in San Antonio to felony criminal mischief

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52 Years Ago: Neil Young Plays His First Professional Gig

Neil Young has enjoyed one of the most influential careers of any contemporary musician.

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30 Years Ago: Whitesnake Release ‘Slide It In’

Despite its far-from-stellar sales, Whitesnake’s sixth album, ‘Slide It In,’ which came out in late January 1984, is unquestionably the most pivotal record of the group’s long and storied career. It exists in two significantly different versions, due to a curious sequence of events that wound up drawing a clear line in the sand that, to this day, segregates the British band’s career into two, distinct periods: before and after its U.S. conquest, bluesy heavy rock instead of hair-metal and brunette vs. peroxide.

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46 Years Ago: Blue Cheer Release ‘Vincebus Eruptum’

To describe Blue Cheer, the first word that comes to mind is . . . loud! It was said that the band's sonic blast could "turn the air into cottage cheese." The classic "power trio" lineup of guitar, bass and drums is more than capable of knocking down a house, as we easily find out on Blue Cheer's debut LP, 'Vincebus Eruptum,' released in January 1968.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Whataburger!

 

10. Fact: Cali-based Texas interloper In N Out will NEVER be as good as Whataburger. It's not a rival and doesn't even belong in the same sentence as Whataburger. Apologies for that first sentence. The only reason a tr

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Brewery Opening Soon in Goliad?!?!? Hell Yes!!

 

Something new will soon be brewing in Goliad County.

The Goliad Brewing Company is preparing to turn on its brewing system - capable of producing about 6,000 barrels of beer per batch - and begin bottling its fermented beverage for distribution by mid-February.

 

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Jamaican Bob Sled Team Returns to the Winter Olympics!

Remember the 1990's Disney movie Cool Runnings? You remember, John Candy was the coach of a bunch of misfit Jamaican sprinters and comes up with a wild scheme that sprinters would make great bob sledders? Well, that movie was loosely based on actual events and the Jamaicans did make it to the winter olympics back in 1989 in Canada

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26 Years Ago: David Lee Roth’s ‘Skyscraper’ Released

The spring and summer of 1986 bore witness to one of the most hostile public airings of dirty laundry in rock and roll history, courtesy of Van Halen and their recently departed lead vocalist, David Lee Roth, whom they had of course recently replaced with successful solo artist, Sammy Ha

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11 Unsung Super Bowl Heroes – Where Are They Now? [VIDEOS, PHOTOS]

Not every Super Bowl legend goes to the Hall of Fame. Some Super Bowl players become school teachers, businessmen or radio hosts after their NFL days have ended. Here are 11 unsung Super Bowl heroes of the past and what they are doing now

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The Most Memorable Plays in Super Bowl History [VIDEO]

The Super Bowl is the largest spectacle in American sports. Football players who succeed on its grand stage are forever remembered. Here are the 20 most memorable plays in the history of the Super Bowl:

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What Can We Expect from this Strange, New Thing Called the ‘Internet?’

Now that the internet has become such a routine part of our daily lives, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at a 1981 news report from San Francisco's KRON-TV. It tells the tale of how home computer users could actually read newspapers online. Amazing!

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31 Years Ago: Bon Jovi’s Uneven Debut Points to Bigger Things

Seeing how they've dominated airwaves and concert arenas over the past three decades, it’s easy to forget that Bon Jovi faced odds as steep as any lottery when they released their self-titled debut album in January 1984.

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