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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Newspaper Archive: January 25, 2007 - Page 7

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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 25, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                January 2007 HERALDZErniNo Page 7A COOLER CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Committee still cant settle on size to answer questions that arose during the council meeting on member At that after many public comments and debate by the council on cooler the river committee was asked to make a more specific rec ommendation on the River committee chairman John Davis called for morions after members couldnt come to a consensus on the Committee member Irene Allen made a motion not to allow any cooler larger than 48 quarts on the Comal and Guadalupe A cooler that size could hold The motion didnt receive any No other motions were Committee member Barry Shea said whatever size cooler the committee recommends should be readily Texas transportation agency hired lobbyists on the sly WASHINGTON AP Democ rats in the House want answers from Republican Rick Perry about why the states transportation agency hired a private firm two years ago to lobby Con gress without their Gene learned of the contract with Federalist Group only after a lobbyist visited his office The visit led Green to draft a let ter to Perry asking for He planned to send the signed by seven other Wednesday To our knowledge these lobbyists never worked with any Democratic member of the delegation over the past two Green said in the News of the letter comes after state officials notified Green this week that Texas had ended contracts with Cassidy and Associates and Federalist It also follows a letter last year from House Democrats asking Perry to cancel all contracts with private firms hired to lob by Members of the lobby firms whose contracts were canceled were connect ed to convicted exlobbyist Jack Abramoff and to staffers who once worked for former House Majority Leader Tom Abramoff pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a public corruption case involving a congressman and some for mer congressional DeLay left Congress in June and is fac ing charges in Texas in a campaign finance BLAZE CONTINUED FROM Page 1A No serious injuries were reported unknown as of Wednesday Mabe While fire crews battled the residents of the apart ment complex waited outside in the chilly temperatures for more than an I think they took it in stride and we got through the said Nadine execu tive director of the New Braun fels Housing While the cause of Tuesdays blaze remained under investi Mabe said it is not unusual to see greater occur rences of fires in colder months as people try to stay Be really careful when using space he Make sure to have them checked every To further decrease the risk of a the United States Fire Administration recommends that people test smoke alarms avoid smoking when feeling drowsy and never leave cooking GAS CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Schools saw increase in students riding buses work harder to pull the and you spend about the same on Westbrook Tennesseebased owner Wade Nawlin said Wednesday he saw an increase in the amount of people replacing their fuel efficient cars engines during months with climbing gas I guess people just thought there couldnt be a better excuse to fix up their fuel efficient The smaller the the better the gas Nawlin Truck drivers might be laughing on the but the others know theyll be laughing all the way to the The elevated prices didnt significantly affect gas just the mood of the said local convenience store People dont really have a They still have to by the said Michael Cab manager of Payless Gas on Interstate They are definitely more apt to accept the price After paying a seems like For letting the school do the driving has been one Weve had bus ridership increase by about fifteen per cent this said Joe Comal Independent School District director of transporta Texans paid an average of a gallon on according to American Auto mobile Association In new 16 gas sta tions reported prices below a and 19 others were stUl below the state In parts of East prices are as low as a according to AM The national average fell from a gallon to a gallon but it has been close to two years since the national aver age was less than a according to the Energy Infor mation The largest jump in price happened in August 2005 when the price went from about a gallon to more than a gallon in less than a Lets Build Something Together ALL SPECIAL ORDER CARPET Discount taken at Discount applies to carpet Discount excludes instock all carpet pad and install Cannot be combined with any other offers or applied to prior Offer valid now through See store for ALL CORDLESS POWER TOOL COMBO KITS AND COMPRESSOR KITS Discount taken at Offer applies to instock items only Special Order tools are not Offer valid See store for SPEC1ALVALUE now FIRESTORM was S289 PLUS 20 off Riscpunt taken at 18Vott Firestorm 8Piece Cordless Combo Kit includes radio charger and light silver battery included payments and interest for 12 months if paid in full within 12 on ANY 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