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January 10 in San Antonio history...

1899
The old waterworks building at the corner of San Pedro and Main is to be converted into a grocery store.

1950
San Antonio’s second television station, KEYL, goes on the air with its first test pattern (right), broadcasting on Channel 5, at noon today. Regular programming began on February 1. The station is operated by the San Antonio Television Company. (KEYL will later change its call letters to KENS.)

1954
The staffs of the San Antonio Express (morning) and San Antonio News (afternoon) publish their first combined paper, the San Antonio Express & News Sunday Edition.  The two newspapers will officially merge 30 years later, in 1984.

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