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It is proposed that a quarry be built not far from Castroville, and that the quarry company be given the right of eminent domain— the power to buy the land of others, against the owners' will, for the "good of the public" which translates "company's own financial gain" (in this case, right of way for a rail spur). The "good" also would include more than 100 new jobs and perhaps a half-million dollars per year in tax revenue.

The Castroville/Quihi area doesn't have local Talk radio or its own local newspaper, so regular citizens have no place to air opinions about the issue, which is why I offer my KTSA program for their use. The airing of the story of the Vulcan Materials quest for the power to condemn other people's land begins today after our 1 p.m. news. Many sides of the issue can be aired in the coming days, if the people of Medina county care to avail themselves of the opportunity. This is one of the core reasons why I love and respect local radio, wherever it is— community service. What a concept, huh!

Dallas News 6/10/03 Seguin Gazette Enterprise 6/5/03
Clean Air Plan critics call for EPA control
Dallas News 6/10/03
Dallas area makes play for a clean-air delay

Tailpipe Testing Issue
AACOG 9:00 a.m. this Saturday June 14
The first at which they will answer questions!")
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"It is crucial that Bexar County fill this meeting. That's the only way AACOG will understand people care." -Forrest M. Mims III

Vehicle emissions testing – the $40 Inspection Tag – is a possibility under the area Clean Air Plan now being formulated (see Express-News story 5/29/2003 Clean-air strategies cautiously approved).
Email or phone your councilman and county commissioner
. Easy contact links are always in my left column at Mayor/Council phones+e-mail and Bexar Cmsn phones+email also find good CLEAN AIR info at Citizens Organized for Good Science



Bush again vows WMDs will be found
Mr. Bush defended the decision to go to war, and he again said there were ties between Al Qaeda and Mr. Hussein's government. But he stopped short of declaring that Iraq had weapons ready for use rather than just programs to develop them.

No WMDs: who's accountable? Krugman commentary
I'll tell you what's outrageous. It's not the fact that people are criticizing the administration; it's the fact that nobody is being held accountable for misleading the nation into war.

More attacks on GIs in Iraq

CIA aware of doubtful war motive
".. the CIA knew for months that a connection between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda was highly unlikely."

U.S.: 'High probability' al-Qaeda will use weapons of mass destruction

Glass that glows and gives stock information
More research backs use of phonics
Natural gas crisis: lowest supply in almost 30 years
Teen's lawyer gets him basketball shot winnings

Gay kiss on live TV at Tony awards


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