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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                August War Bush supporters rlHy in Crawford CRAWFORD AP grieving moth ert antiwar protest entered its second gaining momentum and spurring counter as hundreds of people irvtth conflicting opinions about the war in Iraq descended Saturday on a road leading to the Western White More than 250 supporters of Presi dent Bush gathered for a few hours in a ditch across the street from the war pro who have camped out along the road to Bushs ranch since Most waved American flags and held including one that Help Im sur roundedtoy America hating idiots Sheriffs deputies and Secret Service agents kept the groups and no confrontations were But it created a traffic nightmare as cars lined the shoulders of the twolane About 50 protesters were at their makeshift campsite during the counter but later several hundred antiwar demonstrators gathered atTonkawa Balls Park near hearing from relatives of fallen Hie proBush rally was organized by Darretf a conservative radio talk show host for KUF in He also asked to meet with Cindy who started the antiwar but she only agreed to meet privately with Bush supporters whose relatives have died in That meeting was set for Saturday I feel sorry for butl think she went about this the wrong said Bill Garrett of a member of Protest a group that frequently holds counter protests to antiwar ral Somebodys got to stand up to But Tim who lost his left leg above the knee when he was a 19year old Marine fighting in said believing the war with Iraq is wrong does not diminish their support for the When Iraqi Freedom it looked so much like Vietnam that I couldnt be sa id who lives in Santa and is a member ofVeterans for Its real easy to say war is good when you dont have to beinit DIGEST Students register for classes at Canyon Middle To have your event publi contact Melissa McCaghren at or by email at From wire reports LOCAL NEW BRAUNFELS NO ONE INJURED IN ACCIDENT AT AIRPORT Two Austin men escaped injury at New Braunfcls Municipal Airport Friday night when the landing gear on their plane col lapsed as they touched New Braunfels police Craig Christopherson reported police and firemen were called to the airport at Friday for a reported plane They arrived to find a single fourpassenger plane blocking a The reported he was attempting to land when the planes wheels The aircraft slid feet before coming to Christo pherson The pilot and passenger were not and no fuel was The planes propeller and under carriage sustained significant New Braunfels firefighters helped move the plane to a The Federal Aviation Adminis tration will begin its investigation Christopherson One runway was closed for 2 TEXAS ALVIN FIRE PUT OUT AT BP PLANT A small fire that followed an explosion in a plastics manufac turing unit was extinguished and investigators prepared Saturday to investigate the cause of the blast at BPs Chocolate Bayou The fire was put out late Friday said company spokesman Dan No one was injured in Wednes days explosion and fire in the which produces plastic materials such as ethylene and The plant is located in a remote area about 40 miles south of Houston is operat ed by BP subsidiary The blast occurred the same day that a heavy oil and gas leak occurred at another BP facility in Texas The leak caused a plume of smoke to rise over the area and prompted officials to order nearby residents to stay An explosion at the Texas City plant in March killed 15 people and injured scores of NATION CHICAGO CHICAGO SKYSCRAPER EXPECTED TO BE NATIONS TALLEST The architects con cept is breathtaking a 115story tower that would pierce the sky along Chicagos lakefront and grab the tide of the nations tallest Off the drawing history shows that such plans often fail to live up to their recordbreaking Over the past 20 dozens of highrise proposals such as the new Fordham Spire in Chicago have been billed as the worlds or nations next tallest But most of the projects have ended up either scaled down or scrapped before the shovels even hit the Since theres only been a handful of worlds tallest build ings and those that have been built have ruled for a long said Lee a former architec ture critic who is writing a book about unbuilt These things are obviously very complicated to build and com plicated to To get highrise projects off the developers have to clear regulatory and political hurdles while alleviating high rise security concerns that sur faced after the 11 Chicago is home to the nations current tallest the Sears and has seen more than one unsuccessful attempt to top the 110story Sixteen years the 125sto Cesar Pellidesigned Skynee dle was supposed to go up just blocks from the Sears Tower and snare the title by towering almost feet over the Chicago sky A real estate slump scuttled the WORLD Afghanistan US TROOPS OPEN OFFENSIVE TO RETAKE AFGHAN VALLEY Marines and Afghan troops launched an offensive Saturday to take a remote moun tain valley from insurgents tied to the deadliest blow on American forces since the Taliban regime was ousted near ly four years The operation is the biggest yet aimed at rebels believed respon sible for twin attacks mat killed 19 troops in Three Navy SEALs were killed in an and all 16 soldiers on a helicopter sent to rescue them died when it was hit by a rocket propelled The offensive came at the end of a deadly week for forces in Seven Americans have died along with dozens of militants and reinforcing concerns that crucial legislative elections next month could be threatened by a surge in and Afghan commanders said militants in the Korengal in eastern Kunar province near the Pakistani were intent on disrupting They said the valley held hundreds of Afghan as well as extrem ists from Saudi Arabia and We want them running for their lives way up in the hills where they cant attack polling said John Moshane of the 2nd 3rd Marine based in We want to isolate them from the Iraq IRAQIS VOW TO FINISH CONSTITUTION American and diplomats stepped up pressure Saturday on Sunni Arabs to accept a new constitution with only two days before the deadline for its A top Sunni offi cial said his group would never accept terms that would lead to the division of the President JalalTalabani pre dicted a draft constitution will be ready by Mondays and a Kurdish official said the draft would be presented to parlia ment with or without Sunni With time running Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and envoy Ashraf Qazi met separately with Sunni leaders but failed to persuade them to accept a federal Man pleads guilty in teen s dragging death SAN ANTONIO AP A man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death last year of an 18yearold who was run over after a fight that stem ming from a traffic Jesse James Leal appeared in court He pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the April 2004 death of Michael Hino Police say that Leal was upset after he was cut off by a vehicle with Hinojosa and three friends The two cars and a fight Leal and his friends then got back into their hitting Hinojosa and pulling him under the front After driving for a few Hinojosa fell from the car and was run Leals Terry McDon said his client never intend ed to kill He also said it was unclear what actually killed the teen because his friends accidentally ran over him after the chase TEXAS CINEMA MARKETPLACE 12 651 Business IH 35 830 625 4400 JamesTown Pool Service PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE 830 3050378 830 9144232 Your is our promise Voice opinion L COUNTRY Conservation Association II1 Annual Banquet k s August 18ih Scguin Coliseum I Ticket Prices Individual S60 Tables 10 Bull Red Tables Catered by Don Strange Tickets available at RND Sounds KGNBKNBT Radio Russell Richter 2104735101 Damn Toney 8307431716 Leslie Sillman 3725509 MCCOYS BUIIOINC SUPPIY fNURS I Credit Cards Accepted at Box Concessions 4Htay Mvanca Tickets J5eto Ends August 2005 625 San Antonio 830 106 utoeto W A f We Lost Our Lease Last Day of Business In This Location BLOW OUT SALE Strickly For Bargain Hunters Thank You For Many Years Of Paronage 358 LANDA STE 6292781 siNiiisoml liy August 2005 Oaiii to 1pm New KrHiinlrls Icnlcr Scmiin IHiniK Maximum 8 2 iidiills with child HOW TO CONTACT US HeraldZeitung 707 Landa New TX 78130 830 fax 830 6251224 Published on Sunday morn ings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung USPS 707 Landa or Drawer New Comal Texas Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New Subscription rates Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties Three 3 Six 6 One 1 Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas Thrwe 3 Six 6 One 1 Mai outside Texas Six 6 One 1 Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Drawer New Delivery problems Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 Tuesday through Friday and by 7 Saturday and Sunday can call 830 Staff directory Doug Editor and Publisher 201 doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Gary 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