New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 22, 2011, Page 11

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November 22, 2011

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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. nFFiriTContinued 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 lZeitungADOPTIONSContinued 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 (.-■ ■. Full Dec 10 y First Dec 2 Last Dec 18 Jorecast Map Today Tomorrow Today Tomorrow City Hi Lo W HI Lo W City Hi Lo W HI Lo W Albany 48 41 r 48 31 r Las Vegas 62 43 su 67 49 pc Albuqoerquo 60 31 su 61 34 su Little Rock 69 44 th 61 41 511 Anchorage 8 6 Is 12 6 Is Los Angeles 70 53 su 70 53 pc Atlanta 76 58 th 69 45 th Louisville 73 46 th 53 36 pc Atlantic City 57 56 r 63 42 th Madison 40 23 pc 46 33 SU Baltimore 55 53 r 61 37 Sh Memphis 73 49 tti 63 42 su Baton Rouge 82 62 th 73 48 su Miami Beach, FL 81 70 pc 81 66 pc Billirigs 45 32 PC 54 27 pc Milwaukee 45 36 r 47 38 su Birmingtiam 77 58 th 63 40 pc Minneapolis, MN 38 27 pc 43 32 SU Bismarck 41 25 pc 48 25 pc Mobile AL 77 62 tti 78 47 th Botse 48 36 sh 51 36 PC Montgomery AL 81 60 th 69 42 su Boston 48 42 pc 55 36 r Nashville, IN 73 50 th 59 38 pc Buftalo 38 22 pc 47 30 pc New Orleans LA 80 65 th 73 52 pc Carson City NV 52 23 pc 55 30 i New York. NY 52 50 r 63 42 th Charleston SC 75 64 pc 73 51 th Nortolk.VA 67 60 r 73 47 tl-i Charleston, WV 69 53 th 56 35 Sh North Platte. NE 58 25 su 61 29 SU Charlotte 73 60 th 71 40 th Omatia NE 47 27 r 57 37 SU Chatlanooga 74 56 th 63 44 pc Orlando FL 82 63 pc 81 61 sh Cheyenne 49 33 su 59 35 Su Philadelphia 55 54 r 64 37 th Chicago 49 40 r 49 37 pc Phoenix AZ 73 52 su 81 53 Su Cincinnati 68 45 th 51 33 pc Pittsburgh 59 49 r 50 33 sh Cleveland 55 45 th 46 39 sh Portland ME 44 37 pc 46 35 r Cotorado Spgs, 59 32 SÜ 63 34 su Portland, OR 52 44 r 49 39 r Columbus, OH 65 46 th 49 32 PC Providence Rl 47 41 f 58 35 r Dayton, OH 65 44 th 49 31 pc Rapid City. SD 41 32 pc 52 37 su Denver 58 35 su 65 37 su Reno, NV 53 29 pc 56 32 r Des Moines 47 31 52 35 PC RKiimpnd, VA 59 58 r 69 42 sh Detroit 47 41 r 46 36 pc Sacramenlo 62 43 PC r 62 45 f Duluth 38 25 pc 41 31 pc St, Louis. MO 56 39 54 4l SU Eugene 53 43 r 48 41 r Salt Lake City, UT 48 34 pc 58 38 pc Fairbanks •17^25 PC -15-as PC San Diego, CA 67 53 Su 69 54 pc Fargo 35 22 pc 45 29 PC San Francisco, CA 58 50 pc 57 50 f Flagstaff 51 19 9U 57 26 PC Saiita Fe, NM 52 27 su 55 30 su Fort Smith 56 40 sh 64 37 su Seattle, WA 54 44 r 47 40 r Grand Rapids 43 34 r; 45 30 PC Shreveport, LA 75 49 th 68 44 SU Greensboro 71 61 sh 69 39 r Sioux Falls, SD 44 23 pc 49 34 su Helena ' 42 33 me 47 33 PC Springfield 52 39 sh 55 38 su Honolulu 84 71 sh 83 71 sh Spokane, WA 48 42 r 49 31 I Indianapolis 65 43 th 52 32 pc Tampa; FL 84 h4i pc 82 63 Sll Jackson, Miss 81 57 th 69 45 su Topeka 49 30 r 59 39 su Jacksonville FL : 82 65 pc 78 55 th Tucson , AZ 70 42 su 75 49 su Juneaii, AK 25 21 Is 24 19 Is Washington, DC 57 56 r 64 39 sh Kansas City 46 32 r':': 57 41 su Wilmington, DE 53 52 r 63 36 tti Knoxville 73 54 th 61 43 sh Wichita, KS 53 32 sh 61 41 su bi-bliHard c-cloudy, fg log, hi-heavy snow, («•haj’e Is-iighl snow mc-moslty cloudy, mx wmlefy mix pc partly ctoudy. r-rain,sh-showers; »n-snovv tu-suimy th thunderstorm w wim)Con^rvation is what matters. 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