Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   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.   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication