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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page April tone of papacy rings VAZICAN CITY Bene dict XVI personally greeted die most powerful prelates in the church Friday in a ceremony that illuminated two central elements of the new papacy his vast Vatican experience and his efforts to cement bonds with his beloved One by more than 150 cardinals kissed the pontiffs hand and chatted briefly with him under the sweeping frescoes in the Clementine where mourners first saw John Paul IIs body after his death April The encounters with the new pope were easy and The pontiff had served in a highly influential Vatican post since 1981 and is well known by nearly all the cardi nals and members of the Vatican sharp contrast to John Pauls arrival in 1978 as a Vatican outsider with few established confi Benedict has moved quickly to reappoint the entire top leadership of the Holy which he helped shape as one of John Pauls key The pope also has repeatedly cited John Pauls legacy and his desire to continue in its Benedict told the cardinals the late popes great trial and suffering against Parkinsons disease and other ailments were an inspiration for all Roman On he reinforced another link important to John Paul close contact with Romes Jewish I undertake this new mission with more serenity because I am able to count on your generous collaboration in addition to die indispensable help of he told the He was elected Tuesday by 114 of his fellow cardinals under age The cardinals came one by one and knelt before the who was wear ing allwhite robes and seated on a gilded He exchanged a few words with but spent longer with Cardinal Karl president of the German Bishops NEWS DIGEST Picnickers entice the ducks and geese in Landa Park with i To have your event publi contact Melissa McCaghren at or by email at From wire reports LOCAL NEW BRAUNFELS LAKE PLACID DAM GATES SUCCESSFULLY RAISED GuadalupeBlanco River Authority hydroelectric crews suc cessfully raised the Lake Placid TP4 dam gates Wednesday and repair work has The gates were damaged during the November 2004 Lake Placid has begun impounding water and will remain approximately 12 to 18 inches below normal elevation during final repairs to the Lake Placid is still closed to the public until Monday to allow time for GBRA and the Placid home owners association to replace buoys and mark other obstruc Until a permit must be obtained from the GBRA general office in Seguin to access Lake Placid for removal of boats and to make essential Lake Placid dam has two spill way each with an upstream and downstream said Allen GBRA division Gate 1 is located on the north side of the spillway and Gate 2 is on the south When we raised the gates on we noticed that Gate 2 was much slower to It appears there may be some damage underneath the gate that could not be detected during the recent inspections and Ognoskie said it appears that the upstream section of Gate 2 may have spread during the rais ing process and additional work will be Depending on the results of the GBRA will determine if Gate 2 can be repaired in the raised or if the gates will need to be lowered again to com plete the If this work could take several weeks and may require the lowering of Lake GBRA officials will advise the public of the status of the repair process and schedule as they become TEXAS AUSTIN PROPOSAL WOULD INCREASE EXERCISE FOR HIGH JUNIOR HIGH STUDENTS All high school and junior high stu dents in Texas would be required to engage in at least 30 minutes of physical activity a or 135 min utes per under legislation passed by the Texas The approved is aimed at combatting rising obesi ty It expands physical education requirements for the older implementing the same rules put in place for ele mentary students in Its a terrible Many of our kids are not in good shape said Jane sponsor of the meas Nelson cited studies indicating that more than a third of Texas schoolchildren are overweight or and 1 million have devel oped cardiovascular problems related to The bill also would direct the Texas Education Agency to evalu ate school district compliance with regulations on nutritional lunches and foods of minimal nutritional The proposal now moves on to the Texas NATION WASHINGTON MOUSSAOUI PLEADS TO CONSPIRING WITH 11 HIJACKERS Zacarias Moussaoui pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring with the hijackers in the 11 plot and declared Osama bin Laden personally instructed him to fly an airliner into the White Over the objection of his Moussaoui calmly admitted his guilt in a courtroom a few miles from where one of the hijacked planes crashed into the Pentagon in setting up a showdown with prosecutors who quickly reaffirmed they will seek Moussaouis I will fight every inch against the death Moussaoui told District Judge Leonie Brinkema as he became the only person convicted in a court in connection with the 11 plot that killed nearly peo The unshackled wearing a beard and green prison told the judge he had not been promised a lighter sen tence for his guilty Then he I dont expect any lenien cy from the a 36yearold French pleaded guilty to six four of which carry the death WORLD Spain SPAIN PUTS 24 ALQAIDA SUSPECTS ON TRIAL Twentyfour suspected alQaida members went on trial including the groups alleged ring leader in Spain and two associates accused of aiding one of the 11 suicide pilots who flew a jetlin er into the World Trade The proceedings were Europes biggest trial of alleged alQaida mili tants and made Spain only the sec ond country after Germany to try suspects in the attacks that killed nearly people on The only man charged in the United Zacarias said he would plead guilty Friday to charges tied to the In a sometimes feisty appear the lone nativeborn Spaniard among the 24 Muslim defendants said he neither supported nor rejected alQaida leader Osama bin Laden but insisted that he himself rejected all forms of Muslims are not said Luis Jose All we want is to live in The lead defendant is Syrian born Imad a 42yearold father of six who allegedly direct ed a terrorist cell that provided logistical cover for 11 plot including who is believed to have piloted one of the two planes that destroyed the twin towers in New Yarkas is expected to testify next CORRECTION In the story on Comal Indepen dent School District trustees decision to proceed with negotia tions on an undisclosed piece of the HeraldZeitung reported several newer CISD campuses were built on donated CISD actually has pur chased at least a portion of the land used for every campus since the Several including recently capped Specht are a combination of purchased and donated TEXHS LOTTEH SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot million 37 BB WEDNESDAY LOTTO Jackpot million 214212236 BB28 PICKS Day 385 Night 301 TEXAS TWOSTEP 13161927 BB 26 CASH FIVE 16172427 MEGA MILLigNS 2325434649 MB2B Megapfer3 MATTERS OF PUBLIC RECORD ARRESTS Law enforcement officers in Comal County and New Braunfels arrested the following AprilJ2122 Juanita Shawn Henry New assaul causing bod Stacy L assault causing bodily mjuryjfemHy Perfecto Cantu New driving while intoxi Heather Desiree expired license failure to failure to Jonathon John New Alejandro theft by check between and Sarah Noel Canyon theft under Ashley Marie Canyon to revoke of a con trolled substance less than 28 grams penalty group while Rene New motion to revoke of mari juana less than two motion to revoke while intoxi Karen Louise theft between and public theft by check between and badI Daniel San possession or use of volatile Stephen New theft of stolen prop erty between and Amanda Micole motion to adjudi card Angela Dee Canyon delivery of marijuana between ounce and five John Derek Canyon abandonment endanger ing a child with intent to no Noe Aaron motion to revoke of mari juana less than two Jasmine Natasha San driving while intoxicat Jesse Ray San failure to appearAheft by check between and Thomas bench offender failure to comply 2 Richard Peter 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