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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 22, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page toe admissions rule stumble in Senate AUSTIN attempt to change the stated top 10 percent university admfe stons law wasdteakamajor btow Satutday when the proposal failed inaSenate com mittee and a key lawmaker declared the Issue dead for the The vote likely killed any chance of changing the which some state uni versities have said restricts their ability to recruit said Education Commit tee Chairwoman Florence R The legislative session ends May thafs that for another two a frustrated Shapiro said after a 33 com mittee vote that Its I wanted to keep it moving along so we could debate it on the Approved in the law guarantees all students who graduate in the top 10 per cent of their classes admission to he pub lic university of their Supporters of the many of them minority lawmak have championed it as a means of increasing minority enrollment at state While the Senate has agreed to make those students take tougher courses to the House has voted to allow uni versities to accept only 50 percent of their freshman classes under the admissions DIGEST Members of the Canyon white team watch Tuesday nights scrimmage from the To have your event publi contact Melissa McCaghren at or by email at From wire reports TEXAS TEMPLE GATESVILLE OFFICER AMONG THOSE ARRAIGNED IN BANK ROBBERY A police officer in the Central Texas town of Gatesville was one of three people arrested in connection with the September robbery of a Wesley John was arraigned Friday The Gatesville patrol officer was fired the same said Gatesville Police Chief Nathan Gohlke said that he was sur prised to say the least by Friedrichs an officer there since August was charged with being an accessory after die fact or knowing that the robbery occurred and assisting the alleged Friedrichs 22yearold Luisa Marie was also arraigned Friday before Magistrate Jeffrey A third Adam Christo pher was arraigned Federal officials have charged Luisa Friedrich and Edwards with bank NATION SEATTLE MARY KAY LETOURNEAU MARRIES FORMER STUDENT Mary Kay whose notorious seduction of 12year old boy led to more than seven years in has married the former student she was convict ed of andVili exchanged vows they had written themselves dur ing a tightly guarded ceremony Friday said Janet coexecutive producer of the TV show Entertainment The couple have been in the spotlight since Letourneau was imprisoned in But when she was released last the have two daugh ters The ceremony was at the Columbia Winery in about 20 miles northeast of Seat Annino Mary Kay was whisked out of the hotel to this venue under intense she She arrived here with a sheet over her She had to lie down in the car coming in to avoid the WORLD Iraq SUNNIS JOIN FORCES TO CREATE ORGANIZATION TO REPRESENT THE MINORITY A thousand Sunnis assembled in the Iraqi capital Saturday and formed an alliance of political and tribal groups to push for a stronger role in the countiys Shiitedominated power With sectarian tension and vio lence on the the new organi zation immediately called for the resignation of the interior a Shiite whose it had a role in killing several Sunni Bayan the denied allegations government involve ment in the killings and said he would not step No one has the right to call for the resignation of a only parliament can do Those who didnt get one vote have no right to he referring to the fact that many Sunnis stayed away from 30 elections either in protest or fear of In violence eight mem bers of an elite Interior Ministry force known as the Wolf Brigade were killed in a predawn ambush on their 20vehicle convoy in downtown 155 miles north of police Nadar Adil The Sunnis blame the Wolf among other in die killings of their Senate sends gay marriage ban to Texas voters AUSTIN AP Senate samesex This but three Democrats Ken equated the amendment approved a proposed constitu amendment would define Armbrister of Eddie to Jim Crow era laws that dis tlonal ban on samesex mar marriage as between one man Lucio of Brownsville and Frank criminated against riages in Texas on and one The House Madia of San Antonio all At least they had the good sending the issue to voters to narrowly passed the proposal voted to bring the bill givsense to never write their big decide last ing supporters the critical 21otry into the state Constitu If approved in a statewide I believe we should protect vote majority they said who called the vote in Texas the institution of We The bill ultimately passed amendment would join 14 states that statu should hold that up higher by the same torily and constitutionally ban than any other In a little more than two samesex Massa said Todd R hours of Staples reject chusetts is the only state that the sponsor of the ed arguments the amendment allows such would discriminate against although Vermont and Con Senate Democrats had gays and lesbians and the esti necticut have approved same hoped 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