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23 December 2003:  The 1 November 2015 issue of the Austin American-Statesman newspaper reports: "Centuries of rainfall and
punishing sunshine are slowly doing what canon fire and barrages of Mexican bullets couldn't do back in 1836--disintegrating
the Alamo.  That's why the shrine is undergoing $5 million in emergency repairs, part of a sweeping, Legislature-approved $31.5
million makeover..."