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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas W T FEBRUARY HERALD ZEITUNG Newspaper of the Year SPORTS SUPER BOWL Colt quarterback Peyton Manning savors his shot in upcoming Super Page 5A NEWS ACCIDENT A 2yearold boy suffers serious burns when he reached into scalding Page 2A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 70 14 2 sections e lw5882Woooi 40 chance of rain High Low 65 40 Details 16 DEAR ABBY 38 CLASSIFIEDS 41 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 21 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS BA TV GRIDS 31 Authorities believe two burglaries linked Nearby home broken into around same time By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Rose CameroGill wandered through the rooms of her Canyon Lake vacation house taking stock of the mess left by Christmas ornaments were scat tered across the wood cabi net doors hung open and black smudges marked the refrigerator This is pretty much what it looked like when I came she said They went through all the bathroom and kitchen cabinets and they kicked in my bedroom Investigators from the Comal County sheriffs office believe CarneroGilTs Canyon Lake house was burglarized sometime between 25 and When she wasnt staying in the she offered it as a weekend getaway for military personnel being treated at Brooke Army Medical CameroGill A friend who checked on the property on 19 discovered that stereo military a drum a guitar and oth er belongings were missing from the CameroGill Many of the items belonged to Marine Corps Steven CameroGilTs son who was killed in 2005 in In their thieves also See Page 7A Rose CameroGill holds up a photo of her Marine Corps Steven Patrick and his from which bur glars burned away the face of the Marine killed in Iraq while ransacking a Canyon Lake home sometime between 25 and DAVID HeraldZeitung Happy trails Legislators ready for fight to ignite over smoking ban Photos by DAVID Members of the GRATRAils riding club travel down Loop 337 on their way to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo on Wednesday group stopped at three local nursing homes on their way through New Group rides to area stock show By Mauri Elbel StaffWriter Kirkwood Manor resident Mary Ann Koraska could not hide her excitement as she waited for a band of trailriders and horses to arrive I like the trailriders because my oldest daughter used to Koraska donning a straw cowboy a navy ban danna and a big Horses were a big part of our life and my grandfather had a farm we visited a Fifty riders from Greater Randolph Area a nonprofit organization pro moting the love of rode through New Braunfels on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of their See Page 7A Proposed bill would affect restaurants AUSTIN AP A pro posed ban on smoking in all restaurants and work sites across the state is ignit ing a bigmoney fight at the Texas The legislation by Rodney a Houston pits antismoking forces against the tobacco industry and possibly restau rant All are repre sented by a battalion of lob some prominent and highly One lobbyist for tobacco giant Philip Morris USA which opposes an allout ban on smoking in private is Luis for mer campaign director for Republican Rick With all sides pouring money into the and Texas viewed by some as a tipping point state that could influence other small er the behindthe scenes legislative maneuver ing might be particularly Weve got a lot of national resources that are focusing on Ellis Texas is a trendsetter state on so many Sixteen including California and New have comprehensive smok ing bans 13 others are con sidering El Paso and other Texas cities already have comprehensive smoking Ellis proposal is aimed at eliminating secondhand smoke in indoor public It would ban smok ing in government private work restau bars and the seating See Page 8A Idea of ban takes some businesses breath away Rene Carrillo is one of dozens of riders who braved the chilly weather to take part in a ride to the San Antonio Stock Show on Wednesday as part of the GRATRAils riding City council signs off on committees designs By Suzanne StaffWriter New Braunfels City Council has approved the wayfinding committees recommendation that the city install and maintain 191 new directional and iden tification City Planner Frank Robbins present ed the wayfinding committees findings and cost estimations at the 22 meet Robbins said the wayfinding program calls for installation of identification signs for city parks and street signs and pedestrian directional signs as well as See Page 8A By Ashley Verrill StaffWriter If a proposed statewide smoking ban passes in the current legislative New Braunfels cocktail wait ress Meaghan Daigle fore casts business at the On the Half Shell bar will potentially of putting the bar out of business Id quit my Daigle said People drink and They dont want to pay money to go somewhere and not be able to Rodney DHous filed Senate Bill 368 on proposing a ban on smoking in all restau rants and work sites in as well as within 15 feet of entrances to those 16 states have some form of smoking and 13 others are consider Td quit my People want to drink and They dont want to pay money to go somewhere and not be able to Meaghan Daigle On the Half Shell cocktail waitress ing such Tobacco companies and health advocate lobbyists are lining up at the Capitol bringing money along with manpower to try to sway leg islators to vote in their direc District 73 Nathan said Wednesday that he had not yet formed his opinion on the but foresees a long and convoluted See Page 3A Oneleii Thing To W9fV 1ft A Remember PAY Have your subscription paid directly from your credit checking or savings account CALL HERALDZEITUNG OR COME BY 707 LANDA lp of the YW
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