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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A HERALDZEITUNG August 2005 Discovery headed home after undocking from space station SPACE Houston AP With the most anxietyridden part of their flight still to shuttle Discov ery and its crew of seven set off for home Saturday after leaving the inter national space Mondays planned predawn reentry will be the first by a space shuttle since Columbias catastrophic descent 2 112 years The two space station residents wished the Discovery crew a safe land It has really been a pleasure we are not glad to see you We would love to have you stay a little said station astronaut John Have a good Shuttle commander Eueen Collins stressed it was not a final because she planned on seeing the two station men back on Earth once their expedition ends in two more Once Discovery looped around the space station for the first full photographic survey of the orbiting outpost since the last shuttle visit in late and then sped away into the The departing astronauts reported they may have seen a piece of debris fly off the space but Mission Control assured them it was just a camera at least those who briefly ducked got a triple The Hubble Space Telescope soared over Houston before followed by Discovery and men the space all three appearing as bright We are going to be pretty darn hap py to get to wheels stop and see this good crew step off flight director Paul Hill said following the Discovery spent nine days at the sta one more than planned because of the uncertainty over the timing of the next shuttle so the astronauts could leave behind surplus lap top computers and other DIGEST The Canyon Cougarettes practice volleyball in the Cougar Den earlier this HERALDZErnJNG To have your event publi contact Melissa McCaghren at or by email at From wire reports TEXAS MATAGORDA MATAGORDA DEALING WITH LARGE NUMBER OF DEAD FISH Millions of small fish have died in the waters of Matagorda the Intracoastal Canal and Colorado River in what some in this small coastal community are calling one of the largest local fish kills in recent Recent windless weather has increased water tempera tures and lowered the amount of oxygen water can said John Matagorda County marine extension Sunlight helps microscopic algae in the water produce oxy a small bait feed off of the algae and are drawn to the waters in large OConnell The demand for oxygen has exceeded and the fish have died and risen to the said Willie a marine education specialist with the Texas Marine Advisory The local harbor was covered with the dead said Brandy a resident of located about 100 miles southwest of It was so thick in the river you could almost walk across she Fish kills are a natural process but rarely reach the magnitude seen this Younger The dead fish are either eaten or which puts nutri ents back into the Water samples taken in the area Friday show it was too early to tell whether the event was NATION ATLANTA MARCHERS HONOR 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF VOTING RIGHTS ACT Thousands of demonstrators streamed down Martin Luther King Drive singing and marching Saturday in support of extending the 40yearold Voting Rights Organizers hope the Keep the Vote Alive march will pressure Congress and President Bush to extend key provisions of the land mark which expires in Forty years were still marching for the right to said John who participated in the civil rights struggles that helped secure pas sage of the law in Dont give dont give Keep the keep your eyes on the Activists from across the coun try joined NAACP Presi dent Bruce Gordon and the Jesse who heads the at Sat urdays The right to vote does not but we must protect it against Jackson said at a rally at the end of the Civil rights groups fear conser vatives will try to modify two key provisions of the One requires nine mostly in the to get federal approval before changing voting The other requires election officials to provide voting material in the native language of immigrant voters who dont speak Activists also used the rally to protest Georgias recently passed voter identification which critics call the most restrictive in the WORLD PETROPAVLOVSK KAMCHATSKI Russia RUSSIAN RESCUERS STRUGGLE TO SAVE 7 SAILORS Russian crews labored late Saturday to drag up a minisubmarine snarled in a seabed antenna deep in the hoping to get the seven trapped crewmen close enough to the surface to escape before their air supply ran American and British rescue teams equipped with robotic submersible vehicles were hurry ing to the Authorities hoped those vessels could cut the mini sub free if two Russian ships were unable to lift the heavy entangle ment with a cable they looped under Official estimates varied on how much oxygen remained in the trapped vessel some 625 feet below the surface 10 miles off the Kamchatka but an admiral said the supply should last until the end of the The Russian navy made con tact with the crew late and the Pacific Fleet Viktor said their condition was satisfactory despite temperatures of 4145 degrees inside the ROME PASSENGER JET CRASHES IN SEA OFF SICILY A Tunisian passenger plane carry ing 39 people crashlanded in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday while trying to make an emer gency landing in Sicily because of engine and 19 people were officials Palermo Prosecutor Piero Grasso told The Associated Press that 20 people survived and were being taken off rescue boats on stretchers at Palermos Some survivors were clinging to the planes wings when rescuers media reports the toll has gone Grasso There are 19 dead and 20 Nine of the survivors were reported in serious At least three crewmembers Grasso said die ATR72 was forced to make a water landing about eight miles off Sicily because of a technical problem that was being We can rule out Grasso The plane left on its way to It was operated an affiliate of the national airline of OLD COINAGE SILVER Dollars YPUR CHOICE Jgctii IBiifaurifefe 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