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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 22, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A HERALDZEITUNG August TODAY Contact News Editor Q Brian Grant vdt 6259144 Water River flow Edwards Aquifer feet Comal River 249 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 93 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 118 cfs Canyon Dam lake level above mean sea level Pollen Counts NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Weather Provided courtesy of Frank Hampel Moon Full Last quarter New First 2 10 17 25 TODAY TONIGHT Partlycloudy Partly cloudy Highs upper 90s Lows mid 70s Rain none none SE 15mph SE 10 mph Texas weather 22 AccuWeather forecast or daytime temperatures J San Antonio V Brownivlllo 2001 AccuWaather 1 jpunny Pt Ttfofrni ftyties V Snow Ice1 Extended forecast partly Highs upper Lows mid Friday through partly Highs mid Lows mid Elsewhere BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Temperatures indicate Tuesdays high and overnight low to 8 Eastern Atlanta Duluth Houston Memphis Orlando Hi 88 75 96 94 92 Lo 64 56 73 74 74 Prc National Temperature Extremes for Tuesday High 110 at Death Low 31 at Idaho Otlk cdy cdy clr clr cdy Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New TX 78130 830 fax 830 6251224 Doug Editor and Publisher doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Margaret Managing Editor margaret.edmonson@heraldzeitung.com Heather Business Manager hgrant@heraldzeitung.com Angela Advertising Director abenson@heraldzeitung.com Circulation Director hzcirculation@heraldzeitung.com Henry Composing Manager hcoello@heraldzeitung.com Arnold Production Manager 830 awiggins@heraldzeitung.com For classified call 6259144 For display call 6259144 For engagement and anniver sary call 6259144 For missed or late call 6259144 News Around The World Fed cuts interest rate for seventh time WASHINGTON AP The Federal still trying to keep the economy out of a cut a key interest rate Tuesday for the seventh time this lowering the federal funds rate by a quar terpoint to The reduction pushed the funds rate to its lowest level in more than seven Bank of America and Bank One cut their prime lending the benchmark for con sumer and business to also the lowest level in seven Other banks were expected to follow Oh Wall stock prices dropped after the announce investors having antici pated the Feds Within 20 minutes of the announce the Dow Jones industri al average had lost a 45point gain and another 20 The Nasdaq index was down 7 With the latest the Fed has cut rates by 3 per centage points since the begin ning of this including five straight halfpoint rate reduc which represented the Feds fastest credit easing in nearly two Jury finds Rivas guilty of capital murder DALLAS AP The leader of a gang of prison escapees was found guilty of capital murder Tuesday in the death of an Irving who was showered with bullets and run over during the robbery of a sporting goods George faces lethal injection or life in Jurors will begin hear ing evidence in the punish ment phase Wednesday morn Rivas looked down and pressed his eyes shut after the verdict was Prosecutors presented evi dence for five days last including Rivas confession in which he says he deserves to die for shooting Irving Officer Aubrey Hawkins and asks for giveness from his who deliberated less than two also heard testimony from robbery vic forensic experts and the officers Foreignowned plants hit by slowdown Mexico AP Owners of foreignowned fac tories who once flocked to the Mexican border to take advan tage of its cheap labor are lay ing off tens of thousands of people in the wake of a After years of strong eco nomic growth and a booming job market spurred by the North American Free Trade Mexicos dynamic industrial region is The maquiladora industry has lost jobs so far this mostly along the northern officials Since Baja home to has lost while Chihuahua state has lost Mexicos Labor Secretary Carlos Abascal The two states host the largest number of maquilado also known as twin were started in the 1960s to take advan tage of low labor Kerrvilles Wine and Music Fest celebrates 10 years 30 through 2 at Quiet Valley Ranch with four sixhour evening a bicycle a canoe two wine seminars and a Chapel Hill folk song service fill ing out the fourday Radney Foster will be one of the featured For call 800 File photo Heads Up Under Construction g f Exit 187 from southbound Interstate 35 to FarmtoMarket Road 725 The exit is closed Detour signs will be placed along Business 35 directing traffic to FM A large detour sign also will be placed south of FM 306 notifying I35 traffic that the ramp has been closed and which ramps to use instead of Exit a large flashing sign will be placed just south of Texas 46 telling 135 traffic to use Exit 188 to get to downtown New The ramp closure will idite the construction of FM 725 near vl Northbound entrance ramp to Interstate 35 from FM 725 The northbound frontage road from Chevron north to FM 725 also will be moved over to the newly constructed frontage This traffic switch will require the closure of the northbound entrance ramp to 35 from FM The northbound frontage road traffic still will be to enter the ramp by taking the left turn off the frontage The northbound frontage road bridge over the Guadalupe River is scheduled to open in about one and FM 725 traffic will be able to use it to access northbound Interstate 35 northbound and southbound frontage roads work continuing from Ruekle Road to Executive North side turnaround This turnaround will remain open throughout construction but will require various Northbound Interstate 35 frontage road bridge over the Guadalupe River will be opened to one lane of traffic The Solms Road Interstate 35 overpass will be closed through 2 while workers raise and widen Traffic should detour to the Ruekle Road overpass or the Schwab Road Southbound Interstate 35 The southbound entrance ramp from Walnut Avenue will be closed from to today while workers build a detour section of the new south bound frontage Use the next exit ramp south of Business Southbound Interstate 35 The southbound exit ramp to Business 1044 will be closed from to on Wednesday while workers build a detour section of the new southbound frontage Use the Walnut Avenue Southbound Interstate 35 in Comal County The right lane will be closed from one mile north and south of the Solms Road bridge from until 6 today while work is done on the Solms Road Students with enough college hours to qualify as juniors or seniors can bring offi cial transcripts to the Texas University Kingsville System CenterPalo Alto in the Student Center from 11 to 7 fill out an application and register for fall For visit or call 210 Mhidrens auction The Alamo Coin Club will hold its Summer Alamo Coin Show and Childrens Saturday at live Oak Civic 8101 Pat Booker Road at Anderson Loop near 135 Admission and parking are k For call Michaelle Davisj Comal County service at 830 6025545 or George Bunting at 625 Dance school The registration for the New Braunfels Hermann Sons School of Dance is scheduled from 10 to 1 at the Hermann Sons 463 At the time of registra proof of member ship must be Community Events Happy Birthday to Ernesto Sotello and Ashlyn Hubertus Happy Anniversary to Randy and Margie To have a birthday or anniver sary listed call NEW BRAUNFELS ISO Nothing is COMAL ISO Nothing is Klubs THE COMAL COUNTY WOMENS CENTER will be offering a group for survivors of sexual assault from 6 to on Wednesdays at the Womens For informa contact Lois Riley at 620 THE NEXT SKAT TOURNA MENT takes place at today at Germania Bowling Winners in this past weeks tour nament at Goerkes Country Tavern were Aubrey Constable John Langhoff Kent Michaels Noland Koepp Lester Wahl Roger Reininger Dan Schumann and Clinton James Stolte will be con ducting skat lessons beginning in For call YMCA OF COMAL COUNTY offers Prime affordable and convenient after school care for children ages 4 to 13 from school dismissaluntil 6 Monday through The YMCA also offers fullday programs on most school Christmas and Spring Nutritious homework arts and indoor and outdoor games and discovery centers are all part of Prime The program is offered at most area primary elementary For informa tion call the YMCA of Comal County at 6069622 or 606 COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS at 300 Laurel Lane hosts lunch for those 60 years and older in the Laurel Plaza Community Rqom from am to Monday through Suggested dona tion is To make reserva tions 24 hours in call Rita at Free trans portation to site to eat Thursday is Bingo with AMERICAN LEGION POST Coll hosts Early Bird Bingo at 7 regu lar at Doors open at 6 each For infor call THE NEW BRAUNFELS CHAPTER OF BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL meets at every Wednesday at the New Braunfels Smokehouse restau Breakfast is per Anyone interested can For call 210 688 UKELELE BAND FOR BEGINNERS meets at 1 each ARTHRITIS AQUATICS THERAPY PROGRAM will take place from 1 to 2 Wednesdays and Fridays at McKenna Sports Fitness Cost is per For infor call i IRS PROBLEMS VETERAN EXIRS AGENTS ft TAX PROFESSIONALS OMM NMMT MMI wMi for ArniiM on Dofar QUOTUM Tax StttiemMrt Confidential Interview in Our Local Office Free Report How to End IRS Problems Foreverl 8774519111 24 Hour MMMP MMlultUHMOlutian Wfcl Mnrt JK Hanft CompanyNew 467 Stephen DDS is pleased to announce the opening of his general dentistry practice 1778 Walnut New 8306261002 30RA8K Goepf Serving 1825 2O 5O 347 Main Plaza 635i Downtown New Braunfels   

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