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Top photo (from left): San Antonio mayoral candidates Julian
Castro, Diane Cibrian, Trish DeBerry-Mejia and Sheila D. McNeil
Middle and bottom photos: Views of debate in UTSA's Main Building
(Photos by Mark McClendon)

S.A. mayoral debate replay available March 23

(March 20, 2009)--The San Antonio mayoral debate hosted Wednesday evening, March 18 at UTSA will be available for viewing by Time Warner Cable customers on San Antonio on Demand channel 988 beginning Monday, March 23 and continuing throughout the mayoral campaign. Customers with a digital set-top box can watch the full debate replay at their convenience 24 hours a day, any day.

Sponsored by the UTSA Alumni Association, UTSA Student Government Association and the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists, the 90-minute debate was open to the public and broadcast live exclusively on Time Warner Cable digital channel 50.

Featuring candidates Julian Castro, Diane Cibrian, Trish DeBerry-Mejia and Sheila D. McNeil, it was the first debate where all four mayoral hopefuls met head to head. KENS-TV news anchor Deborah Knapp moderated the event.

Candidates responded to audience-provided, pre-recorded and e-mailed questions. A UTSA sponsoring committee selected questions for the broadcast.

Additional mayoral candidates not participating in the debate were Lauro Bustamante, Michael "Commander" Idrogo, Napoleon Madrid, Julie Iris Oldham and Rhett R. Smith.

Through innovative technology, a fiber-based network and a commitment to choice and value for customers, Time Warner Cable offers new ways for San Antonians to receive information and entertainment. Time Warner Cable San Antonio offers customer service and technical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

San Antonio on Demand channel 988 is a free on-demand channel available only to Time Warner Cable customers. It focuses on arts and culture, local sports, special events, education and local government.

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