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Meet Chris Lykins, the funny weather guy at the Express-News

Chris Lykins, Comedic Genius Behind Weather Updates

If you read weather updates on Facebook from the San Antonio Express-News, then you’re keenly aware that it’s summer and the forecaster is not happy about it. “There is no weather,” a typical forecast reads. “There is only this. Always this. Unchanging. Eternal. Forever. This.” Then there was this gem: “It’s mostly sunny and almost … Read more

Life at a stock show: Winning is bittersweet

When you work the weekend shift at a newspaper, you never know what you’re going to cover. Yesterday I witnessed a shy, hard-working girl named Caeley Cody win a record $112,000 at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo for her grand champion steer, Rabbit. But winning can be bittersweet.