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By: Yami Virgin
A new pest control company has won San Antonio Housing Authority's $500,000 contract. Worldwide Pest Control bid for the contract after they say they did a test pilot on two buildings at Alazan Apache Courts. That's the complex that Fox San Antonio first discovered had an infestation of roaches and mice a year ago.
Fred Duquette of Worldwide Pest Control says, " We did what we do best, kill bugs." Duquette tells Fox San Antonio that his company's reputation is on the line since this was a big story last year.
Melanie Villalobos, the spokesperson for SAHA, says that the half a million dollar contract will include maintenance and emergency situations at all 6,000 SAHA units.
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Gun measure triggers Republican fight in House
May 23, 2013 20:06 GMT
By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A move to give lawmakers the right to carry handguns anywhere they wish sparked an angry debate in the Texas House of Representatives between Republican lawmakers.
The shouting match erupted Thursday over whether lawmakers should give themselves special privileges not available to all Texans.
The original draft law only gave special privileges to criminal prosecuting attorneys and judges, adding them to a list of officials allowed to carry concealed handguns anywhere in the state. Regular concealed handgun license holders cannot take their guns into hospitals, churches, bars or private property that bans them. The Texas Senate added lawmakers to those exempted from the restrictions.
Conservative Republicans became enraged, saying lawmakers should not give themselves special privileges. They said the Legislature should drop the restrictions for all license holders.
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