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Paris Morning News (Newspaper) - November 16, 2010, Paris, Texas Pages a the Paris news a november 16, 2010www.theparisnews.com a 903-785-8744 a tuesday delay trial to look at 2003 Texas redistricting Austin a the 2003 congressional redistricting fit in Texas was expected to be one of the last things prosecutors focused on in the Tom delay Money laundering trial before wrapping up their Case against the former . House majority Leader. Delay is accused of using his political action committee to illegally funnel $190,000 in corporate finds into Texas legislative races in 2002. Prosecutors claim the redistricting Effort was the primary motive for the alleged scheme. Prosecutors allege the $190,000 helped republicans take control of the Texas House in 2002. That majority allowed the gop to push through a delay engineered congressional redistricting plan that sent More Texas republicans to Congress in 2004, and strengthened delay s political Power prosecutors said. Senior judge Pat priest said he is allowing testimony that puts the redistricting Effort into historical context but does t comment on the politics behind it. One to two were to testify on tuesday about the Effort. Quot i Don t want to hear one word about whether. That was Good or bad. That s for the jury to decide Quot said priest who has admonished both prosecutors and defense attorneys about bringing politics into the trial. Prosecutors said they hoped to rest their Case on tuesday. The trial is in its third week. Delay and two associates a John Colyandro and Jim Ellis a Are accused of illegally changeling $190,000 in corporate donations collected by delay s Pac in Texas through an Arm of the Washington based Republican National con Mittee or inc. The Money went to seven Texas House candidates. Under Texas Law corporate Money cannot go directly to political campaigns. Delay who has denied wrongdoing maintains the Money Swap was Legal no corporate Money went to Texas candidates and he had Little involvement in How the Pac was run. The former Houston area congressman is charged with Money Laim Dering and conspiracy to commit Money laundering. He faces up to life in prison if convicted. Jay Banning who was the inc s chief financial officer in 2002, testified monday that none of the seven Texas House candidates received corporate Money. But he said they did receive substantially higher donations from the inc than most other Texas candidates did that year. The criminal charges in Texas As Well As a separate Federal investigation of Delas ties to disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff ended his 22-year political career representing suburban Houston. The Justice department probe into delay s ties to Abramoff ended without any charges filed against delay. Ellis and Colyandro who face lesser charges will be tried later. Delay whose nickname was Quot the Hammer Quot for his heavy handed style now runs a consulting firm based in the Houston act. 26 file photo former House suburb of sugar land. Leader Tom delay Waits for his attorneys to finish. In 2009, he appeared on paperwork inside the Travis county courthouse in Abc s hit television show Austin before the Start of jury selection in his corrupt Quot dancing with the ion trial. A photo Jack Plunkett p-1 Quot hosting a local online auction website that is similar to Ebay but with a Hometown feel has been a goal of mine. I also saw the potential for local charities to Benefit from this Endeavor. By combining forces with the Owca and big Brothers big Sisters we can raise awareness and raise finds for these worthy organizations Quot Greg Wilson of said. To place bids open the website Register and place a bid. A confirmation of their bid or when they have been Quot out bid Quot will be emailed to the bidder. Winners of the auction use a Paypal account or credit card to pay for their items and All pick up of items is done locally according to Wilson. Big Brothers big Sisters is a donor supported Volunteer organization that places caring adults in the lives of children in one to one mentoring relationships. Through tie positive Impact of those friendships children with a big brother or big sister Are More Likely to graduate from High school and Are less Likely to begin using drugs begin using alcohol or engage in negative conflict. For More information visit or Contact 888.887.bigs. The Owca Paris and Lamar county is a nonprofit organization serving women and their families living in Paris and Lamar Delta Fannin and Choctaw counties since 1969 with essential services that performance from p-1 and Peru and has opened for artists As diverse As Richie havens g love and. Special sauce Janis Ian Kaki King Patty Larkin Kate Voegele. Music lovers have watched her youtube videos in droves including More than 250,000 views of her version of Michael Jackson s she has made appearances on bbl radio and local stateside television shows such As Quot Good morning Texas Quot and Quot Daybreak Dallas Quot on Wafaa to Quot great Day a to Quot on kens san Antonio Quot Good Day Austin Quot on Fox 7-Austin, As Well As numerous radio appearance across the country. Elbert s debut cd Quot Bright Side Quot was released in june 2006 and her second album Quot proof Quot was released in september 2010. It features Strong melodies straight to the heart vocals and intricate guitar work. John Caligiuri of the Austin chronicle Calls Elbert Quot an old soul Quot and described her voice As an Quot Ideal match for her Brand of Jazzy acoustic Quot Emily Elbert exhibits musical excellence far beyond her years Quot added the Washington Post in 2008. 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Quot we have made huge strides toward preparing the building for existing As Well As new programs and services some that have already begun and Many More that Are planned for the upcoming year Quot Ward said. Quot the keys program and women s services will be relocating to the new building As soon As necessary renovations Are com read the pans news online at plated. We Are relocating programs and services As the intended space is prepared Little by Little that s How we grow and that s How we change our Community. Lite by for More information on the programs and services provided by the Owca to inquire about facility rental or to discover How you can get involved Call 903-785- 5221, visit . Org or email Ange Laward . Is your moving company licensed amp insured rocking free estimates moving the Best full service moving amp storage company in town it s the Law. 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