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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 2, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 UDY UNICORNS START WITH GREAT EXPECTATIONS SPORTS, 7  500  New Braunfels  TUESDAY  AUGUST 2.2011'  h( raid zeitung.eom  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Morrison denies claims  City manager responds to allegations made in South Trib-related lawsuit  ByOrtgBowm  The Herald-Zeitung Attorneys for City Mdnager Mike Morrison have filed a te*rse denial to a lawsuit in which Car()vVest l and allegc's abus(‘ of fXTwer ljy Morrison in denlings toncerning the South Tributary Drainage Project.  The three-paragraph denial was filed Friday in Dlstrii t Court in  New Braunfels by \ attorneys William ^ ' McKamie and Adol-fo Ruiz of the Me K-amie Krueger law-' ■ firm of San Antonio.  "Morrison denies all allegations," the response said.  The legal filing goes on to say  Morrison  that Carowest should bf' requir(*d to ''prove each and every one" of its allegations and should "take nothing," i)r b<* awarded no monetary com[K^nsation, as a result ot its suit.  Interim ('ity Attorney Ruil Isham said Morrison's attorneys were hired via the Texas ^U^nicipal League, whic h is the city's gen(>r-  al liability insurant e tarncr.  Carowest tiled its t2-().)gc suil on luly 8 against Morrison, the City of New Braunlels anrl South Tributary projtx t ( onfrax tor Yantis Company of San Antonio.  C arowest allegations induded abuse of f)ower, (onspiracy,  See MORRISON, Page 5  GROUNDBREAKING WEDNESDAY FOR NEW HEALTH CAMPUS  This artist's proposed rendering shows what Baptist Health System says will be a one-slop strop for healthy living off 1*35 m New Braunfels,  RESOLUTE HEALTH  A NEW RX FOR  LIVING  Baptist Hospital System breaking ground Wednesday on one-stop shop for health  By Mondo itllouttrle  Ttie Herald-Zeitung  Baptist Healtli Systfnn proposes to t)uild a one-stop shop for healthy living ott I-.IS in New Brauntels, but details and tunding are still up in the air even as the company [ireparí's a ground breaking.  Ceremonial dirt will be thrown Wednesday morning to mark the beginning of construí tion ot the pro-[)osed hH)-bed hospital, retail shops, fitness area anil more, said Ti'ss C>)ody Anders, ( hief executive' offic er of Resolute fiealth, an attiliate ot Baptist Health System, a tive-hospital network in San Antonio.  "We will have a ceremonial groundbreaking at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. i," she said. "I would imagine you would start to see steel coming out of the ground in early fall."  Anders said Resolute HiMlth's pari'nt (ompanv, Vatiguard, riHiMitlv unili'twent a pul)lic ofti'ring so the com()an\'s board ot (lirec tors has yet to approve' tunding tor the pr())('tt. So, she s<ik1, all ot the new tai ilitv's plans are "proposed "  "We'ri’ proposing a hospital, mediial oftiie sf)ate, outpatient services, int(‘-grat(‘d fitness facilities and rc*tail shi)[)s and dining, all he.ilth rel,)t(>d," Aiuk'rs said.  The new health care campus will be built on nt'arly ‘10 acrc's oi land at the* corner ot Iarm-t(¡-Market Road 1 101 and I M U)(> at (ri’ekside. Plans me lude walking trails and grcH,‘n spaccs surrounding the facility as well as health and wellness-education outlets within, AndcTS said.  She said the comi)lex, it built as pro poscnl, will bring at least BOO jobs.  "Whc'n you build somi'thing like this,  See HOSPITAL, Page 5  NB Council OKs purchase of voting machines  ByGregBowran  The Herald-Zeitung  In a special meeting Monday, New Braunfels City Council approved spending approximately $36,000 for voting machines and invited the Downtown Board to come forward with a funding request for downtown improvements.  Voting machines  The clty needs its own voting machines now thanks to the new  "||8H||||K federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act ^ J anci a companion ■f    state law, which  IRHv have created con-flicts for the (A)mal County‘Supplied voting macnines long used in city elections,  Under the new laws, the county's voting machines could be needed for non-city elections at times when the city would also  need them.  City Sec retary Patric k Aten rt'c -ommendc'd to council that it pur-c hase electronic voting macfiines to guarantee the availability of election e(^ui|)ment for all munic-i[)al election scenarios.  Council votc‘d unanimously to purchase a set of 16 refurbished electronic voting machines at a cost of $;i5,890, vvith annual maintenance and programming fi‘es of a pprqx i matejy $2,200.  Aten looked into the possibility  ot using sur owned bv t  ► DEBT SHOWDOWN  isis dea approved by House  Giffords joins House to OK debt bill; Senate vote scheduled today  WASHINGTON (AP)  ( risis legislation 'o yank the nation past the thre at oi a historn iinannaldcl.Hilt sp'd through the ,  House Monday night, b r (' a k i n g weeks ot d('adk )c k.  The rare momemt ot cC)operation  turned (el(*brator\ when Rep, Gabriellf* (.ittorrls strode in tor th'' titsi time sin< (' she was shot in the head nearlv seven inonflis ago.  The vote was 161, a sc.int day alu'ad ot the de.i(l line lor ac tion. But all evc^ were on (iittords, who iltew thunderous applaus(^ as stu' walkinf into the I louse ( h<uiib('r un<rnn(umi *'d ,)ii(t (ast hc'r vote in t.nof ot the l)ill  A tinal Scnatf' sigtt ntt n the measure is virlualK assured on Tuesdav. \skIc froni raising the d('l)t liint!, th(' Idlt would sli( (> If'dri.il SjM'nding bv at least tril lion, and peMhaps mti' i inori-.  It the 1>'II 'Vefi'    ' I  I to !tU' pHNtderrt, rn’ vvoulii : Sign It," tiu' While I louse ■ said, an understatement oi enormous proportions.  Alter months ot f)t»r( e ilitiggle, the House's top Ri'publican and I >eni<« ratit l('a(l('rs swung behind tlie bill, ratitving a deal si>,)le-i| Sunrkiv night with ,\ phone call trom Mouse Sjieakei |ohn BoehiKM to Ptesi(leiii Bai.u k ()bama.  Winy Repui)lic.rIS ion tc'nded the bill still uould < uf too little' trom h'de'ial spe'iiding; many De'moe i.it'^ said much too much. Still. Republican lawmakeTs sii[) [Hirte'el the* t ompromise\ 1 ~ 1 6(), while Demor tats split  ' I he Ic'gislation will soKe this dc4)t e risis and he'lp gevt the' American pc'ople bai k te) work," Boe*hnei said at a ne'ws conte‘ri*nce a te'W hours before the votev The' f')emocrati( leade't, Re'p. Nancy Pelosi, uas lar less effusive.  "I'm nevt happ\ with it, l)ut I'm [)roud e>f some> oi the' accomplishments in it. Thats why I'm ve)ting tor it."  WEATHER, 8  MARIAH MATTSON GOODWIN FRA2IER ELEMENTARY  ilus voting mac hines le county, but found thi'y weren't electronic voting machines but old-style voting be)oths elesigne'd for use vvitli p.iper balle)ts.  Mayor Pro Tem Ntark C.oodner saiel he thought it was pe)ssible th<»t if the c ity faile'd to purc hase' the' best machines tor its c'k'ctions, it t e)uld open itself up te> lawsuits that coulcl cost me)re than the vot ing machines themselves.  See COUNCIL, Page 5     Partly cloudy and HOT!      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