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By: Fox S.A. Staff
A woman drowned yesterday despite attempts from quick-thinking neighbors who tried to save her life.
The woman's nephew found her floating in the pool at an apartment complex on Babcock near Medical Saturday afternoon.
Cynthia Anthony rushed to help save that woman.
"I saw a gentleman running toward the pool in a suit and tie and i thought something wrong," Anthony said. "[I got the police out here then went back to the pool they were just pulling [the woman] out."
Anthony said she helped conduct CPR while waiting for the paramedics. She knew CPR because of her training as a medical assistant.
Paramedics showed up and managed to help keep that woman alive long enough to get to the hospital, where she died a few hours later.
Technicality topples key financial reporting bill
May 22, 2013 02:25 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A much-watched bill designed to give the public more information on schools, taxes, government spending and debt held by state entities has gone down on a House technicality.
The measure was sponsored by Sen. Tommy Williams, who chairs the Senate's powerful Finance Committee. It was carried in the House by Rep. Jim Pitts, head of appropriations.
The bill would have required increased disclosure by public bodies. But it died Tuesday night, after San Antonio Democratic Rep. Philip Cortez raised a parliamentary objection.
Critics worried it could place undo reporting burdens on smaller entities. But modifications to address those concerns had helped the bill sail through the Senate 29-1.
The bill was backed by conservative and tea party groups worried about excessive government bond debt. Some good-government groups also supported it.
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