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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas APRIL ZEITUNG SPORTS SPURS The Spurs fall to the Nuggets as both teams rest their Page 8A FORUM Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 135 14 2 sections CLICK School administrators should teach fairness along with the educational Page 4A i a Illl56825llooooi Partly cloudy High Low 81 60 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 31 CLASSIFIEDS COMICS CROSSWORD 2t FORUM 4A OBITUARIES SA SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 39 DNA evidence focus of sexual assault triad By Jessica Sanders The HeraldZeitung A Comal County jury took an in depth look at DNA evidence Wednes day during the trial of a New Braunfels man accused of raping his stepdaugh Anthony Wayne was arrested by New Braunfels police on June charged with sexual assault of his then DNA samples taken hours after the Cell samples scrutinized by 2 private labs Anthony Wayne Martin alleged crime were subjected to several DNA tests at the Texas Department of Public Safety lab oratory and two pri vate labs before the case came before 274th District Judge Gary Steel this Gina a DNA expert from Reliagene labs in New testi fied Wednesday scientists did not expect to find sperm cells from Martin because he has undergone a vasecto but they did test for cells con tained in seminal Traces of Mar tins DNA were found on the alleged victims but attorneys debat ed how it got Testing of the alleged victims under wear also revealed the presence of sperm cells from the womans then The alleged now testi fied Wednesday that she had sexual contact with her boyfriend during the afternoon on June hours before she claimed her stepfather raped Defense attorney Kimbel Brown said it was suspicious mat the woman did nt mention fooling around with her boyfriend during her taped interview with Child Protective Services on June she did confess to it after his sperm cells were Did you think it was unnecessary to mention that you fooled around with your boyfriend before the time you claim your stepfather raped you See Page 7A Historic disagreement Ken Valentine speaks his mind on radio show Council could ban all he said By Suzanne Ashe HeraldZeitung New Braunfels District 6 City Councilman Ken Valen tine said Tuesday that if the lawsuit filed against the city by outfitters and beer distrib utors the city council will probably ban aU containers on the Comal Riv er next Valentine made the com ment on KGNB Mayor Bruce Boyer said council members should not comment on the In my its not proper for us as clients to comment on or speculate on the outcome of a pending he Valentine saidWednesday that he didnt speak on the outcome of the I would have hoped we could have tried the new rules this summer to see what the impact Ken Valentine would he Its unfortunate the lawsuit may not allow us to determine those Valentine said the See Page 7A Photo submitted The circa 1922 Ludwig building today houses Color Express on the first floor and offices and an apartment on the second The third floor is currently Buildings owner doesnt favor district By Suzanne Ashe HeraldZeitung The Ludwig building at 193 San Antonio now owned by former New Braunfels mayor Adam is probably a lit tle less lively today than it was between 1872 and Back it was a beacon for thirsty citizens and travelers The built by John Sippel in was home to a saloon that changed hands See Page 3A Color Express coowner and former New Braunfels mayor Adam Cork shows off bags found in the basement of the The bags were used by former tenant Schmidt and Son Department which moved into the building in DAVID HeraldZeitung Gunman mailed package to NBC video sent between shootings By Matt Apuzzo The Associated Press AP Between his first and second bursts of the Virginia Tech gunman mailed a pack age to NBC headquarters in New York containing photos of him brandishing guns and video of him delivering an profanitylaced You had a hundred billion Gruene inn owners win chamber award Cecil Eager honored for efforts By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung On a chamber of commerce approved Wednesday members of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce held a surprise ceremo ny for the new 2007 Small Busi ness Persons of the Year award Judi and Cecil owners of Gruene Mansion 1275 Gruene were presented with the award by a group of 12 members who arrived unan nounced to present a banner saluting the 2007 Small Busi ness Person of the The Eagers were selected at our regular board meeting on said Rita Kaufmann director of the small busi ness This is a bit of a so we wanted to let them know with a surprise visit to their business this Rich a chamber board said it was fun See Page 8A chances and ways to have avoided 23yearold Cho SeungHui said in an emphatic in an excerpt shown on NBC Nightly But you decided to spill my You forced me into a corner and gave me only one The decision was Now you have blood See Page 8A Gruene Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast owners Cecil and Judi are named as 2007 Small Business Persons of the Standing next to the Eagers are Sally Susan Joe Castilleja and Melissa DAVID HeraldZeitung EZ PAY Have your subscription paid directly from your credit checking or savings account HERALDZEITUNG OR COME BY 707 LANDA
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