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Marathon journey

SAN ANTONIO - Daniel Crago, project manager for The GFP Group, recently returned to San Diego for what has become a vacation tradition for him and his wife, Stacey, in the last two years. A San Diego native, the vacation allows Crago to visit family while he is town for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. This year, the event happened to be celebrating its 20th anniversary. –mh...

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06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Fishing for fun and funds

SAN ANTONIO - The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) held its 38th annual banquet May 4 at Freeman Expo Hall. Attendees enjoyed refreshments, food by Don Strange Catering, raffle prizes and a live auction. –mh...

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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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When fire meets water

SAN ANTONIO - Chelsey Wiatrek, ABC Fire Systems, caught this 6.75-lb largemouth bass on her recent fishing trip with her father. “My dad, Howard Stulting Jr., and I have had some great times on this lake,” she says. “This marks our sixth annual trip to Lake Fork. My dad caught two bass, each weighing over 6lbs, within five minutes of each other! We got rained on again this year, but it didn’t matter because we kept ree...

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Unexpected present

SAN ANTONIO - Randy Duerr, Alamo Bolt & Screw, and his family brought in this haul Apr. 19 on a special fishing trip out of Port O’Connor with Capt. Wild Bill’s Service. The trip was a surprise 82nd birthday party for his mother, Ginger. They caught the limit of black drum, some gafftop, whiting, and mango snapper. Though they had gone often when Duerr was younger, this was the first time his mother got to go fishing in about 35...

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Cruising the tropics

SAN ANTONIO - Kelly Wilson, member services director for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) San Antonio Chapter, and her husband, Tim Wilson, recently treated themselves to a fantastic eight-day cruise getaway. Leaving out of Miami, they went to Grand Turk, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and St. Maarten. –mh...

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Fishing for fun and funds

SAN ANTONIO - Hosting its 21st annual Mr. & Mrs. Big Trout Scholarship Tournament, Niznik Concrete Contractors drew anglers to the water for fun and fundraising. The event raises scholarship funds that are awarded to marine biology students at Corpus Christi A&M University. Meanwhile, each boat went fishing for its own tournament awards in four categories; trout, redfish, flounder, and heaviest stringer. –mh...

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05/26/2017 16:05:00 | Viewed: 0
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Hitting the slopes

AUSTIN - Construction News’ Dana Calonge shared this photo of her and husband Dick in Breckenridge, CO where the two escaped to celebrate Dana’s birthday. -cmw...

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - New year, new ideas for recruiting and retaining employees in the construction industry

AUSTIN - For the U.S. economy, the positive signs continue: unemployment rates are at historic lows, consumer spending is increasing, the stock market–while volatile at times–continues to set new records and optimism is at an all-time high....

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Legal - Effective emergency planning critical to managing OSHA investigations and rising incident penalties

AUSTIN - The stated purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” OSHA has promulgated various standards to create rules employers must use to protect their employees from hazards....

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Insurance - Managing your fleet exposures - driver qualifications

AUSTIN - What is the biggest risk for your operations? A worker injury, a big liability claim, a large property loss?...

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