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Oil boom pumping cash into UT

Texas’ oil boom is pumping cash into the state’s largest universities, giving them a financial windfall they’re using for new construction w…

Ash trays on a table in San Marcos, as a new smoking ban goes into effect. (Kevin Schwaller)

San Marcos smoking ban starts Sunday

Strict no-smoking rules in public places will take effect on June 1, 2014 for restaurants, bars and places of employment in San Marcos.