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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 22, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 Romney to run his first TV ad of race  MANCHESTtR, N.H. (AP) Former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney is turnihg Fresiflent Barack Obama's own words against him in the Repulilican hof)efurs TV first ad of his 2012 White House bid.  Romnc'y's first television ad is set to start airing in New Hampshire on Tuesday, hours before thepresi-ilent visits the state. The (ommer( iai com()ares Olw-ma's promises as a candidate — to turn arounci fh(> ('(onomy, stem torc'c iosures and rc‘S( ue the middle d.iss  — with ('c onomic statistic s that suggest the' inc umbent president has ( ome uf) short.  Romney thc'n pledges a nc'w direction, turning to his biography as a succc'ss-tul businessman.  NBISD  Continued from poge 1  NBISD exec utive directorof liusiness and finance.  Smith said it is (xjssible that some res-icients might have their voting districts changed as result of the process.  State law recfuires schcwl districts to study and consider the possibility of rc^districting every 10 years.  in September, the committee began the prcK css of redrawing lx)undary line's tor single-mc'mber distric ts according to data includc'd in the 2010 U.S. Census. Assisting were judy Brown of the Walsh, Anderson, Brown, Gallc-gos ¿v (Irc'c'n law firm and dc‘mographc‘r Leslie lohnston oí fohnston k Assoc iatc*s. Both firms were hired by the distric t to serve* as consultants during the' rc'districting process.  Virtual library  Trustee's also voted unanimously to apf)rove an expenditure’ of $41,112 to st.irt a virtual library. This will serve as  the first step toward the district's plan to issue iPads to ail incoming freshmen next fall.  Assistant superintendent Victoria Pursch said the move will provide students with access they've never had before.:,"':  "We felt this was just a huge value," Pursch said. "Pretty muc h wherevc'r you have the Intern0, you have access to this library."  Ac cording to the propK)sal, all NBISD schools, teachers and students would have unlimited access to more than 1,400 e-bcx>ks and rc'sources at all reading ability and content levels. The library is cross-searchable, translatable to 13 languages, and includes fri'C' training.  The digital library is also necessary to move on with the distric t's plan to provide the incoming freshmen with iPads as they enter tne district's Ninth Grade' Center. The current New Braunfels Middle Sc hexíl is being reno-vatc'd for that purpose*.  A nc'w, $37.7 million Nc'W Braunfels Middle School, near the Legend Pond sulxlivision off Klein Road, will bi> of)cr-ational next tall.  nFFiriT  Continued from page 1  President Barack Obama criticized by the Republican party for keeping the committee at arm's length  — said refusal by the GOP to ra ise taXes pn the wealthy as part of a deal that also cut social programs was the* main stumbling block.  "The  ley simply m that  budge from ttiat negotiat  will not  ing position," he said.  Obama plc'dgc'd to vc’to any attempt by layymakc'rs to repeal a rt‘C|uireme'nt for $1 trillion in automatic sf)ending cuts that are to be triggeren by the supercommittee's failure to reach a  When local govern tin* nts want to increase tax rt'vvniu'.s, tlicv arc rc(iuir<'(i to puhlish noticc.'^ in the newspaper so fliat you will know But that rijiht to know could disappear.  Local ^’overruTH'ntal entiti«*s across the state want to hide their puhlic notices on little seen, rarely visited government wt'hsites.  What you don't know will affect you personally'  If it is not in the newspaper, you won’t know about it.  New Braunfels  Herald lZeitung  ADOPTIONS  Continued from page \  Adoptions, a non-profit organization that advoe afc's tor and tracks adoptions in the Unite'cl States. Last year, Americans adopted 18,000 infants and 56,000 foster childrevn found new fami-lic's through adoption, he said.  Amc'ric ans Ix'lic've in providing pc'rmanc'nc'y for e hil-dren and often that involvc's family membc'rs ado[)ting family members, lohnson said.  "You see stejjparents .)do[)ting their ste'|K hildren, grand ).irc'nts ado[iting their grane children or uncles adopting their niece* or nephew," he* said, "it's always bc'e*n a solution."  l)o7e*ns of smiling c hil-dren we*rc‘ scene Monday, running around, playing With stuffed animals and ()tiie*r youngsters and having ttie*ir tac c*s painte>d. Among the*m vve*re faydian, 1 I, I)e*stinv, (), and Michael, just shy of 2.  The two girls and a i)oy were adopted Monday l)y tlic'ir grandparents. Bill and Suzanne* I oftis. Bill's daugh te*r from a previous relation sivif) battle*s personal issues. So the* lottises dc'cided to  rnmnromicp^ Congress apf)roves an alternative approach.  Those cuts are designed to fall (^(^nlyon the military and domestic government p r o gr a m s b eg i n n i n g i n 201 ,i, and Deu'nse Sec re^ tary Leon Panetta as well as lawmakers in l>oth parties Have warne*d the im[)<u t on the Pentagon could be devastating.  "In my four dec ades involved with public service, I have ncM'rlx'en more coricernc'd about the ability of ( ongress to forge common-sense solutions to the nation's pressing problems," Panetta, a mrmer House budget (ommitte*e' chairman, said in a statement.  accept her children uito their home* to ke>c*f) the* family fogefhe'r and allow the e hildren's me)fhe*r ac cc'ss to the*m, Suzanne i oftis said.  "I don't belie*ve* it non-family members had themi that she* would see tlic'm and have* any eontai t," Suzanne I offis said. "We felt like* the l)est way we e an hc'lp our d.uighter is to take c are* of her e hildre>n. This is the be*st way they e an have* a loving home* and she c an see tlie*ni."  After the )roe e*ss ende-d Monday, Bil loftis said the real work be'gins.  "It's just starting now," he' said. "Now w(> ( an f.ikc* ( are of the wonderful kids. )U gc  )od I  luclge i^onicofo saidtlie're* are* scores more» out tlu're* hoping lor lia|)py, he'altlty homes wtth the* right fami lies. She saiel anyone inte*r este*d in adopting should contact their loe ,vl dep.irt mc'Tvt ot lamilv and (’rotec tive ServK e*s.  lohnson s.iid <inyone> se*ekifig inforntation about ado|)tion ( an log on ,ind visit his organi/.vtion's site <1    I  vvvvvv.adoptioni ounc il.org, ()r go c h(*ck www.tannlii's forall.org tor tre'c ado()tion intormation.  i  You gotta love 'em. Thc*\ 're good kids."  New Braunfels Five-Day Forecast  TODAY  Scattered showers and thunderstorms  WEDNESDAY  THURSDAY  FRIDAY  Sunny and mild  A pleasant Thanksgiving Day     80 /48°    73      Temperature          Yesterday s High / Low 79° / 69^^      Normal High Low    71 147      Record High    84 “ in 1996      Record Low    25 in 1969      Precipitation          Yesterday's    0.00”      Month to Date    1,55"      Avg Month to Date    2.03”      Year to Date    12,69"      Avg. Year to Daté    33.12”      Departure from Avg.    -2043"     74 /56'  Chance of scattered thunderstorms  78 V 52'^  SATURDAY  Partly cloudy and cool  68V 41°  CLICK  è  Coastal Forecast and Tides  Port Aransas    Galveston  Today Tomorrow Thursday  Today Toniorrow Thursday  Updated forecasts;  www.srh.noaa.gov  Type “city, state" or zip code into space provided and click “go" button  78"/57° 70^/56'’ 70 /63"  Today s Wind: SE at TO lo 20  T j • T j    4 . u ^ L. n ^ • Mtipu and Foiecast Produced  Todays Tides    1st High 1st Low 2nd High 2nd Low  Port Aransas    1:23 PM    5 21AM 9:41 PM 6:30 PM ^ li  www.dayvveather.coin   Galveston    12 50 PM    5 39 AM 1114 PM 6 36 PM  78°/61° 71°/61° 72 /68° Today's Wind: SE at 10 to 20  Cheyenne. Wyorning  Almanac  National Outlook  Levels/Flows  Edwards Aquifer (ft) Comal Springs (cfs)  11/21 648.5 198 0  Change -0 1 + 3  TetTi[)(»ratu/e .ifwl tifectpidtifjri .»s ot 30m yesie-"rjHy    ♦ron’ Niew Bfauntel.s dirpor’  Canyon Dam n/21  Inflow    16  OutflowiGuad Pf R at Sattier) 56 Lake Level    898 8  NBU Pumping Report  MiHons  11/21 of gallons 11/21 Surface water 6 464 Ground water 2.536  Change -1 +/-0 -0.03  louions of gallons  Sun and Moon  Sunrise    Sunset Moonrise    Moonset Today 7:03 AM 5:34 PM 4:04 AM 3:28 PM Wednesday 7:03 AM 5:34 PM 5:13 AM 4 15 PM Thursday 7:04 AM 5:34 PM 6:23 AM 5:08 PM  Pollen Counts  Grass    n/a  Mold    n/a  Tree    n/'a  Weeds    n/a  Pollen counts courtesy of Central Texas Allergy and Asthma.  ?0 -1Ü 0 10 2Ü 3"  New Nov, 25  (.-■ ■.  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