New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 12, 2011, Page 12

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October 12, 2011

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 12, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas 12 I Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com GOP senators ax jobs bill WASHMQTON(AP) United .igainst Bara( k (')bi>ma, Sen.ite Repiil)li-c ans v{)t(>H Tuesday night to kill the j()l)s pac kage the pre*sident had sfient vvcH'ks (ampaigning tor at riiss the lountry, a stinging loss at the hatids ot lawmakers opposed to stimulus-styie spending and a tax increase on the v«‘ry wealthy. rhe $-447 billion plan died on a tally that garnered a niaiority ot th(> lOO-memher Senate but fell well short ot the 60 votes needed to kwp the bill aiive The taily had bec'n 51-48, Irut Senate Majority I eader Harry Ki'ir], D-N(‘v., swit(hc*d his voti* to "nay" so that he (ould for(e a future revote. The flemise of Oliama's jobs [)a( k,jge was expet t-(*d, d(»spit(’ his t am[)aign-style etforts to swing the publi( behind it. The White' House and leaders in ( ongress w'ert» already moving on to aiternativp ways to address t)ie nation's painful 9.1 percent unempiovment, in( luding breaKÍng the legislation into smaller, more digestible pieces and approving foing-stalled trade liills. "Tonight's vote is by no means the end of this fight," Obama said in a statement after the vote, "Ret a use with st) many Americans t)ut t)f work anti St) many families strugyling, we can't take 'no^ ?t)r an answer." The White Ht)use appears mtist ct)nfident that it will b(‘ able tt) continue a 2"|XTcentage-point S(K iai Security payrt)ll tax cut thrt)ugh 2012 and it) extent) ertiergenty unern-ilt)yment f)t'nefits tt) mil-if)ns t)f pet)ple — if only because, in the While House view, Republic ans wt)n't want tt) accept the pt)litit al harm t)f letting tht)se prt)visit )ns expire. U.S. ties Iran to plot to assassinate Saudi diplomat WASHINGTON (AP) ihe (Vbama administration ac t used Iranian gov ernment agents ]u(>sda\ ot plotting to assassinatt' the Sautii ambassador in th(> UnitcHÍ State's and imnK'di ately used the tlnvarfcd plot tt) rat( het up s.mt lions and ret ruit internation,il allies to trv to further iso late Tehr.tn. Iwt) men, int luding a member ot Iran's spet iaI toreign at tions unit knt)vvn as the (^uds Fort e, were ch.irgt'tl in New Yt)rk federal t t)urt with t onspiring to kill tiu' S.iudi fliplt)mat, Adt‘1 AMubeir lustite Department t)ftit ials say the mt'n trit't) to hirt* a pur-[xvrtf'd member o\ a Mt'x-it an tlrug t artel tt) carry t)ut the assassinatit)n with a bomb attack while Al-lubeir dint'd at his favt)rite restaurant. "The idea that they woultl attempt It) go tt) a Mexican tlrug cartel tt> solitit murder-ft)r-hire tt) kill the Saudi anibassadi)r, nt)l)t)dy t t)ultl make that uf), rightSecretary t)f State Hillary' Rt)dham Clin- tt)n said. ( lintt)n was blunt in say ing the Ü.S. wt)uld use tht‘ case as leverage with t)th-er t t)untries that havt' Ix'C'n relut tant tt) apply harsh santtit)ns t)r penalties against Iran, ('lintt)n said shc' anti Pres it lent fîarack Obama callt'd wt)rld It'ad-ers tt) tell them t)f the flev(*lt)pments. Protests march past millionaires' homes NEW YORK — Now it's personal: Hundreds of anti-Wall Strc»et protesters held a "Mil-I Iona ires March" on Tuesday past the ht)mes of some t)f the wealthiest executives in America, stopping to jeer "Tax the rich!" and "Where's my bailt)ut?" Walking twt)4)y-twt) t)n the sidewalk bee ause they had ht) mart h f>(ermit ancl didn't want tt) be charged with bloc king traffic, members t)f the Occupy Wall Street mt)vement and t)ther grou )s made their way up Manhattan's East Sitle, alt)ng streets likelifth Avenue and Park Avenue whert' st>me of the ric hest NATION Ni Associateti Press 1 percent of the population live in townhouses and luxury apartments. Alabama: Doni block immigration law ATLANTA — Alabama asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to a lt)w the state to enforce much of its strict law targeting iJlegal immigratit)n, anti state t)fficials tried to clear up confusit)n over thé crackdown among coiirt t)ffi-cials and police. The state said in argu-rtients that the justice Department and a coalition t)f advt)cacy groups failed tt) demonstrate that erift)rcing the law will cause irrepa rable harm. The state arguc'd the U.S. (district Court in Birmingham tonsidered hundreds of pages of briefs, a1mt)st nine nt)urs t)f t)ral argu-rnents and mt)re than six weeks t)f consitleratit)n beft)re it upheld parts t)f the law. Ire grows at military In Christian deaths ('AIRO — Videt)s t)f military armt)red vehicles plowing lhrt)ugh C'hristian prt)testers and imagt's t)f their flattent'd bt)dies are fueling rage ____ Central Texas Health Research is looking for volunteers 18 years and older to participate in a study of an investigational medication to treat asthma. If you qualify tor this study, you may receive at no cost to you: •    Study related physical exams and laboratory tests •    Investigational medication or placebo •    Compensation for your time and travel up to $1,150 00 If interested, please call; (830) 600-0900 If you are a past or current smoker who suffers from COPD, you may be eligible for a clinical research study. For more information, call (830) 609-0900 against the ruling army gent'rals, even beyt)nd Egypt's Christian ct)mniunity. Activists accust'tl the military t)f ft)mentvng sectarian hatred as a way tt) c*nd prt)tc'sts and halt criticism. Anger was also turning on state televisit)n, blamt'd ft)r inciting attacks t)n ( t)f)tic Christians as the military t rushetl a Christian prt)tc'st late Sunday, It'aving 2f) deatl in the wt)rst vit)lence since the February fall of Ht)sni Mubar.ik, Associateti Press Hostages freed after message in bottle ROMF — British anti U.S. ft)rces freed an Italian cargt) ship hijacked by Somali pirates in a dramatic rc'scue Tuesday after retric'ving a message in a i)t)ttle tf)ssed by hostages frt)m a pt)rtht)le alerting ships nearby the crew was safely sealed inside an armt)red area. All 2^ crew members t)f the Mt)ntecristt) cargo ship were brt)ught tt) safety, the Italian I t)reign Ministry said. The 11 [)irates were taken into custt)dy. The t rew — seven Italians, six Ukrainians and 10 Indians -- lt)ckt'tl themselves inside an armt)r('tl area t)f the vessel vvht'n the piratt's bt)arded the ship Mtvntlay, Italian Defense Minister Ignazit) l a Russa said. Safe from the pirates threats, the c rew' ct)ntinued tt) navigate the shif). One crew member sustained a light hanti injury. La Russa said.New Braunfels Five-Day Forecast Coastal Forecastüi} Tides TODAY THURSDAY FRIDAY Partly cloudy scattered thunderstorms 88 /67° Parlly cloudy 87 /57^ Sunny 86^/56^ SATURDAY SUNDAY CLICK ë Port Aransas Today Tomorrow Friday Galveston Today Tomorrow Friday Sunshine 88 V 60' Very warm and dry 89 /63' Updated forecasts: WWW srh.noaa gov Type “city, state" or 7ip code into space provided and click ‘go" button. 05°/78“ 86"/71“ 84°/73“ Today s Wind SE at 5 to 15 83°/73“ 84“/68“ 81“/65“ Today's Wind: SEat5tol5 TodaysTldes IslHigh IstLow 2nd High 2nd Low Maps and Forecast Prociuced by Port Aransas 210 AM 8 50 AM 4 38 PM 11 04 PM ^ www.dayweathef.com Galveston    3 08 AM 9 35 AM 4 37 PM 10 29 PM    Cheyenne, Wyoming Almanac NationarOùtìoòk Temperature Levels/Flows 10/11 Change Yesterday's High ' Low 82" / 61 Edwards Aquifer (ft) 651.2 + 0.7 ' Normal High / Low 84 , 60 Comal Springs (cfs) 190 0 + 4 ! Record High 96 in 1950 ' Record Low Precipitation 39 in 1990 Canyon Dam Inflow 10/11 17 Change -13 Yesterdays O.OO" Outf.l.OW(Gud(l pe n at Srftlier) 73 f.-O Month to Date 1 43” Lake Level 900 2 ■ 0 04 i Avg. Month to Date i Year to Dale 1.43" 11 03" NBU Pumping Report i Avg. Year to Date 28 18" Millons Millons Departure from Avg ■17.15” 10/11 of gallons 10/11 of gallons Tert^pratur»- <ifxipf0‘ri{ . ItiOn lis C> )|i'’ Surface wafer 6 594 Ground water 3 632 /»r-slefclay ♦ror’i Braunteis a'.'V'Jfí Today Thursday Friday Full Oct. 12 New Oct 26 Sun and Moon Sunrise Sunset    Moonrlse    Moonset 7:32 AM 7:05 PM 7 17 PM    8 01AM 7.33 AM 7,04 PM 7:54 PM    8:54 AM 7:33 AM 7:03 PM 8:34 PM    9 48 AM Pollen Counts Grass    n/a Mold    High 3585 Tree    Low 6 Weeds    Low 6 Pollen counts courtesy of Central Texas Allergy and Asthma .. .. ...... 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Last Oct, 20 First Nov, 2 Forecast Map 4MHU>K' Today Tomorrow Today Tomorrow City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albany 59 52 r 69 56 r - Las Vegas 86 69 8U 87 67 su Albuquerque 77 45 su 77 46 su Little Rock 80 58 th 81 53 pc Anchorage 34 28 PC 40 33 pc Los Angeles 97 66 su: ' 99 65 SU Atlanta 75 60 pc 77 54 th Louisville 75 60 pc 69 52 th Atlantic Crty 69 63 th 71 60 sh Madison 67 44 ■pc'"- 63 41 pc Baltimore 65 58 th 72 55 sh Memphis 80 57 th 76 54 pc Baton Rouge 88 65 pc 87 56 pc Miami Beach. FL 88 75 th 86 72 th Bilhngs 62 39 pc 60 37 pc Milwaukee 66 57 th 62 49 sh Birmingham 80 59 pc 80 52 th Minneapolis, MN 69 51 th 64 45 sh Bismarck 63 42 pc 59 39 sh Mobile, AL 80 66 pc 84 60 th Boise 63 40 pc 68 44 pc Montgomery; AL 79 60 pc 83 53 pc Boston 60 56 r 72 61 sh Nashville, TN 78 58 pc 74 52 th Buffalo 55 55 pc 53 34 pc New Orléans LA 86 70 pc 85 65 PC Carson City. NV 76 38 su 78 40 su New York, NY 64 59 f 72 61 r Charleston, SC 78 65 th :82 63 th Nortolk, VA 80 65 th V 78 58 th Charleston, WV 68 54 sh 69 52 th North Platte, NE 69 34 pc 69 38 pc Gharlctte 75 55 sh 79 52 th Omaha, NE 73 48 th 68 47 pc Chattanooga 77 56 pc 75 52 th Orlando, FL 88 69 sh 88 69 PC Cheyenne 60 37 su 62 38 su Philadelphia 66 58 th 74 59 sh Chicago 71 58 sh 64 50 sh Phoenix, AZ 99 69 su 99 70 su Cincinnati 71 52 pc 71 51 th Pittsburgh 65 55 r 67 51 sh Cleveland 65 55 sh 66 54 sh Portland, ME 60 52 sh 63 56 r Colorado Spgs 70 37 su 72 41 su Portland, OR 63 47 pc 64 46 :r Columbus. OH 70 54 sh 69 51 th Providence. RI 62 54 r 76 59 sh Dayton. OH 70 53 me 69 50 th Rapid City, SD 63 40 pc 62 38 pc Denver 72 43 su 73 49 pc Reno, NV 76 46 su 79 48 pc Des Moines 72 51 th 68 46 PC r Richmond, VA 71 58 th 77 55 th Detroit 69 56 sh 65 54 Sacramertto 82 54 su 84 56 su Duluth 60 52 th 59 43 sh St Louis, MO 76 56 th 72 53 8h Eugene 63 45 pc 65 46 r Salt Lake City. UT 66 47 su 71 51 su Fairbanks 31 20 pc 35 25 pc SanDiefloCA 90 67 SÜ 83 67 su Fargo 67 46 sh 59 41 sh San Francisco. CA 74 62 su 76 57 su Flagstaft 69 33 su 72 34 su Santa Fe, NM 66 41 su 67 42 su Fort Smith 79 55 th 79 52 su Seattle, WA 58 49 sh 57 49 sh Grand Rapids 74 55 pc 65 51 t Shreveport, LA 86 62 th 85 53 su (jieensboro 69 56 sh 73 53 th Sioux Falls, SD 69 45 sh 64 41 pc Helena 55 35 PC 57 32 pc Spnngfield 73 52 th 71 47 su Honolulu 85 73 sh 85 74 sh Spokane, WA 54 38 pc 57 43 pc Indianapolis 73 67 pc 68 51 th Tartpa, FL 87 68 sh 87 67 pc Jackson, Miss 83 60 pc 82 53 su Topeka 78 50 th 72 47 su Jacksonville, FL 83 67 th 84 66 pc Tucson, AZ 92 60 su 93 61 su Juneau, AK 44 37 Is 42 34 Is : Washington, DC 68 58 th 73 58 sh Kansas City 75 52 th 70 49 su Wilmington, DE 66 57 th 73 57 sh .Knoxville 75 54 pc 73 50 th Wichita, KS 78 50 pc 73 49 su Every drop of water nricitters Find out the latest on landscape watering restrictions at nbutexas.com or'call (830) 608-8925 for more infomiation. NBU Here is what matters. ;

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