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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Brownsville, Texas Nation Home Sweet White House Obama ready for big move by Deanna Bellandi the associated press Chicago a Barack Obama a 10-year-old daughter Malia is looking Forward to decorating her new room and already there stalk of sleepovers at the White House. Michelle Obama has turned her attention to schools asking Washington staff members and friends about what might be the Best fit for Malia and 7-year-old Sasha. And grandma a lifelong Chicago resident is preparing to pick up and move to Washington to help shuttle the girls to soccer games and recitals. Since election Day much of the attention has been on the government transition but there is family transition unfolding too As the president elect his wife and daughters prepare for life at 1600 Pennsylvania ave. They will be putting their lives in boxes and adjusting like any other family set for a big move except they will be doing it under the watchful Eye of the Media and the secret service. Before the election 71-year-old Marian Robinson Michelle smother told the associated press that she would be a big part of keeping her grand Daugh the associated press in this aug. 16, 2007, file photo now president elect Barack Obama and his daughter Malia left wife Michelle and daughter Sasha enjoy the Midway at the Iowa state fair in Des Moines Iowa. After a grueling Campaign the first family is getting ready to leave their Chicago Home for it a a fears of a dem crackdown leads to Boom in gun sales. It a a Obama getting a Puppy in t easy. ters grounded. A i will do whatever Michelle needs simply because i know How important it is for her to see that the children. Still have discipline and still have things that children do at their disposal a Robinson said. She plans to move to Washington though the timing and where she will live remain unclear. The Obama worked hard during the Campaign to make sure life stayed As Normal As possible for their girls. They plan to keep their Chicago Home a $1.65 million mansion in a Well to do South Side neighbourhood near the University of Chicago. A this has been their Anchor a said longtime Friend Cindy Moelis. Barricades were erected Long ago along two streets running past his Home but the restricted zone got bigger after his election. Residents must show id to get onto his Street. Neighbors inside the zone have to wait about an hour to receive deliveries from Medici on 57th, a local restaurant and Obama haunt. Agents carrying guns also escort the family wherever they go. But the family had time to get used to the heightened Security during the Campaign. Power Crews Battle aftermath of North Dakota blizzard by James Macpherson the associated press Bismarck . A Crews fought mud and water Friday As they tried to restore Power after a fierce storm spread a wintry mix across the Dakotas while authorities worked to remove Snow stranded vehicles that littered an interstate Highway hours after their occupants were rescued. Blizzard warnings subsided but thousands of customers in Rural areas remained without Power after freezing rain and High winds. The Kodak Rural electric cooperative said it was trying to restore Power to about 4,5 x Rural customers. Kodak president George Berg said that some areas got about 5 inches of rain and that the freezing rain and winds toppled Power lines and poles along a 40-mile the associated press a Highway patrol officer instructs a Driver to turn around Friday As he is leaving City limits in devils Lake . In northeastern North Dakota the Kodak Rural electric cooperative said thousands of Rural customers in parts of grand Forks Griggs Ramsey Steele and Walsh counties were without Power Early Friday. Path in five counties. A your biggest obstacle is not the Snow but All the mud and water a Berg said. One Crew in Northern Nelson county had to use a Motorboat to reach a downed Power pole submerged in water he said. North Dakota a Deer Hunting season opened Friday and Steele county sheriff Wayne Beckman worried some Hunters could mistake Power Crews for Deer. Hunters and Farmers should also be cautious of downed Power lines he said. A a it a dangerous out there those fully charged lines could come Down and a Zappo a a he said. Major North Dakota roads reopened Friday after blizzard conditions in the Central and Western parts of the state but officials warned they were still icy and Snow covered. In South Dakota the Highway patrol worked through the night to Rescue people stranded in their vehicles on Snow clogged highways in the Western part of the state. About 300 people had been helped by Friday morning authorities told reporters. Utah faces Boycott after mormon work for prop 8obituaries Reny Hardy Reny Hardy passed away on nov. 4, 2008. He was born in St. Paul Minn to Bud and Marcella Hardy. He served his country during the korean War from 1950-1954, in 1955 he met his soul mate Verla and married her. They had five children then attended Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis after graduating in 1959 he started Hardy industries the company was moved to Brownsville Texas in 1970 and continued manufacturing until 1982 when he established the tool crib. A sales organization for the Sale of machinery and Industrial cutting tools. Or. Hardy was Well respected for his expertise in the Industrial communities of Brownsville and Matamoras he will be dearly missed by All who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents Bud and Marcella Hardy and son Ronald j. Hardy. He is survived by his wife Verla Hardy children Michael and Martin Hardy Cynthia Hardy and Mary Dolan his brother Kent Hardy of Chicago to grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from to . Till 12 . With a Chapel service to begin at 12 . On monday nov. To 2008, at Funer aria Del Angel Buena Vista. Committal will follow at Rose Lawn memorial gardens. Full military honors will be conducted by Post 2035 under the direction vow District 18 commander Luis Lucio. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funer aria Del Angel Buena Vista cemeteries mausoleums and crematory 125 Mcdavitt blvd., Brownsville to 78521, 956 541-5400. Dignity memorial provider. Enriqueta Balli Abrego 92, passed away on wednesday nov. 5, 2008, at her residence. A Chapel service will be held at 2 . Today at Thomae Garza funeral directors. Interment will follow at Garcia cemetery in Al Ranchito. Juana t. Jalomo 88, passed away on wednesday nov. 5, 2008, at her residence. A Chapel service will be held at to . Today at Thomae Garza funeral directors. Interment will follow at san Benito City cemetery. Renato Rodriguez 71, of san Benito passed away on wednesday nov. 5, 2008 in Tyler Texas. Funeral arrangements Are pending under the direction of Thomae Garza funeral directors. Obama says he appreciates Bush a help by Nedra Pickler the associated press Chicago president elect Obama says he is appreciative of the cooperation that president Bush has offered in smoothing his transition to the White House. He said a we Only have one president at a Obama also told reporters Friday that he a confident that a a new president can have an enormous Impact. A a but Obama also said that he understands that until next Jan. 20, the current administration is in charge. _ he said he also appreciated Bush so commitment that his economic policy team keep us he also said he was a a grateful that he has invited Obama and his wife Michelle to the White House on monday. He said he expected to have a substantive conversation with Bush at that time and that a i am not going to anticipate Obama said he wants to go into the talks with Bush with a a spirt of bipartisanship and a sense that both the president and various leaders of Congress All recognize the severity of the situation right by Brock Vergakis the associated press Salt Lake City a Utah a growing tourism Industry and the Star studded Sundance film festival Are being targeted for a Boycott by bloggers Gay rights activists and others seeking to punish the mormon Church for its aggressive promotion of californians ban on Gay marriage. It could be a heavy Price to pay. Tourism brings in $6 billion a year to Utah with world class skiing a spectacular red Rock country and the film festival founded by Robert Redford among other popular tourist draws. A at a fundamental level the Utah mormons crossed the line on this one a said Gay rights activist John Aravosis an influential blogger in Washington . A they just took marriage away from 20,000 couples and made their children bastards a he said. A you done to do that and get away with Salt i Ake City is the world Headquarters for the Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day saints which counts about 62 percent of Utah residents As members. The Church encouraged its members to work to pass californians proposition 8 by volunteering their time and Money for the Campaign. Thousands of mormons worked As grassroots Volun Teers and gave tens of millions of dollars to the Campaign. The ballot measure passed tuesday. It amends the California Constitution to define marriage As a heterosexual act overriding a state supreme court ruling that briefly gave same sex couples the right to wed. The backlash against the Church a and by Extension Utah a has been immediate. Protests erupted outside mormon temples Facebook groups formed telling people to Boycott Utah and web Sites such As began popping up calling for an end to the churches tax exempt status. A let us sell your item under $100.00 for free Vaisie Yukie w it i \ #111 i 1 1 place your and today at 1-866-572 sell 7355 restrictions apply. And Mutt be for a single item under is oooo must include Price of item and phone a. One and per household per month.

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