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German pair Aliona Sawchenko and Robin Szolkowy perform their short program at the ISU Figure skating World championships in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Published on April 27, 2011

A tornado moves through Tuscaloosa, Ala. Wednesday, April 27, 2011. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town. (AP Photo/The Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Compton)

Published on April 27, 2011

This aerial photo shows the devastation of the Cedar Crest and Forest Lake neighborhoods in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Thursday, April 28, 2011. A powerful and deadly tornado cut through Tuscaloosa Wednesday evening. President Barack Obama said he would visit Alabama Friday to view damage and meet with the governor and families devastated by the storms. Obama has already expressed condolences by phone to Gov. Robert Bentley and approved his request for emergency federal assistance. (AP Photo/The Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Compton)

Published on April 28, 2011

Lucy Brown, owned by Nancy Brown, of Johnston, Iowa, sits on the throne after being crowned the winner of the 32nd annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest Monday, April 25, 2011, in Des Moines, Iowa. The pageant kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Published on April 25, 2011

Britain's Prince William kisses his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Published on April 29, 2011

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge stand outside of Westminster Abbey after their Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Published on April 29, 2011

A Pakistani mother comforts her daughter who mourns the death of her brother killed in a blast in Karachi, Pakistan on Thursday, April 28, 2011. A roadside bomb hit a bus taking Pakistani navy employees to work in Karachi on Thursday, killing at least five people in the third such attack this week and just days after the army chief claimed to have "broken the backbone" of militants.(Shakil Adil)

Published on April 28, 2011

Kansas City Royals center fielder Jarrod Dyson cannot catch up to a three-run double by Cleveland Indians second baseman Orlando Cabrera off Royals starting pitcher Jeff Francis in the first inning of a baseball game in Cleveland on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Published on April 27, 2011

Residents survey the destruction after a tornado hit Pratt City, Ala. just north of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Published on April 27, 2011

Ken Sanders, son-in-law of Jay and Carla Arendal, takes a rest while helping to look for items to keep after a tornado destroyed the Arendal's home on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in Vilonia, Ark. The couple was in the home and both survived. The National Weather Service issued a high risk warning for severe weather in a stretch extending from northeast of Memphis to just northeast of Dallas and covering a large swath of Arkansas. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Published on April 26, 2011

Chad Willis searches through the remains of his mobile home which was rolled and crushed by Wednesdays, tornado near Tanner, Ala. on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 280 people were killed across six states — more than two-thirds of them in Alabama, where large cities bore the half-mile-wide scars the twisters left behind. (AP Photo/The Decatur Daily, Gary Cosby Jr.)

Published on April 28, 2011

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge stand outside of Westminster Abbey after their Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Published on April 29, 2011

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is flanked by Carole Middleton, left, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall outside of Westminster Abbey after the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Published on April 29, 2011

Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey at the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Published on April 29, 2011

Bulgarian watches the British Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton, on TV sets on display at a store in Sofia, Friday, Apr.29 , 2011. The Royal Wedding has been broadcasted live by two biggest Bulgarian national-wide TV channels. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)

Published on April 29, 2011

Victoria West’s Jared Dolezal crashes into Victoria East first baseman Robert Gleinser during the second inning of Tuesday night’s game at Riverside Stadium. Gleinser lost control of the ball and Dolezal was called safe at the base. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 18, 2011

Trinitarian Brother, Patrick Wildgren has found the spirituality at our Lady of Sorrows to be a moving force in his life and vocation. .FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 21, 2011

Katrina Calderon, 17, hugs her cousin, Raquel Calderon, 16, as she arrives to be with friends and family Wednesday evening following the death of their cousin Megan Daughtrey. The family gathered at Daughtrey’s step-grandmother’s house to prepare for the upcoming funeral of the 16-year-old who died Sunday in a car accident on Old Goliad Road. An open visitation will be held at Grace Funeral Home Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 19, 2011

Published on May 3, 2011

Published on May 3, 2011

Andrew Robb reacts to a missed put during the AII Golf Tournament, Tuesday April 26, 2011..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 26, 2011

Kate Tucker (2) of St Joseph slides into second base colliding with Erica Reyes (11) of East Bernard in the warmup game Monday afternoon. .KATHLEEN DUNCAN / KDUNCAN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 25, 2011

Two vehicles were reportedly racing down Navarro when a small SUV was struck by one of the vehicles. A Dodge pick up truck then veered off Navarro and smashed into a State Farm Insurance office building, trapping the driver who had to be rescued with the jaws of life. .FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 25, 2011

Neurania “Ronnie” Rubio kisses a medal presented to her by Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on behalf of her late husband Esmel “E.G.” Rubio for his service in WWII during Wednesday’s ceremony at La Bahia Restaurant in Goliad. Rubio was presented with five medals, one of which was a bronze star, as well as a lapel button and combat infantry badge. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 26, 2011

The University of Houston-Victoria chicken looks in an empty cereal dish for food Wednesday next to University West. Members of the university have been feeding the chicken, which has taken up residence on the campus. No one seems to be sure how the foul ended up at the university. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 19, 2011

Published on May 3, 2011

Spoetzl Brewery employee Tim Fitch wears a size 16 boot as he and fellow employees received combat boots from the foundation Boots Campaign in support of the U.S. troops. Spoetzl Brewery purchased boots for all of its employees at the Shiner Brewery..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 27, 2011

Lucy Brown, owned by Nancy Brown, of Johnston, Iowa, sits on the throne after being crowned the winner of the 32nd annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest Monday, April 25, 2011, in Des Moines, Iowa. The pageant kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Published on April 25, 2011

Britain's Prince William kisses his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Published on April 29, 2011

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge stand outside of Westminster Abbey after their Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Published on April 29, 2011

A Pakistani mother comforts her daughter who mourns the death of her brother killed in a blast in Karachi, Pakistan on Thursday, April 28, 2011. A roadside bomb hit a bus taking Pakistani navy employees to work in Karachi on Thursday, killing at least five people in the third such attack this week and just days after the army chief claimed to have "broken the backbone" of militants.(Shakil Adil)

Published on April 28, 2011

Kansas City Royals center fielder Jarrod Dyson cannot catch up to a three-run double by Cleveland Indians second baseman Orlando Cabrera off Royals starting pitcher Jeff Francis in the first inning of a baseball game in Cleveland on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Published on April 27, 2011

Residents survey the destruction after a tornado hit Pratt City, Ala. just north of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Published on April 27, 2011

Ken Sanders, son-in-law of Jay and Carla Arendal, takes a rest while helping to look for items to keep after a tornado destroyed the Arendal's home on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in Vilonia, Ark. The couple was in the home and both survived. The National Weather Service issued a high risk warning for severe weather in a stretch extending from northeast of Memphis to just northeast of Dallas and covering a large swath of Arkansas. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Published on April 26, 2011

Chad Willis searches through the remains of his mobile home which was rolled and crushed by Wednesdays, tornado near Tanner, Ala. on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 280 people were killed across six states — more than two-thirds of them in Alabama, where large cities bore the half-mile-wide scars the twisters left behind. (AP Photo/The Decatur Daily, Gary Cosby Jr.)

Published on April 28, 2011

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge stand outside of Westminster Abbey after their Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Published on April 29, 2011

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is flanked by Carole Middleton, left, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall outside of Westminster Abbey after the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Published on April 29, 2011

Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey at the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Published on April 29, 2011

Bulgarian watches the British Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton, on TV sets on display at a store in Sofia, Friday, Apr.29 , 2011. The Royal Wedding has been broadcasted live by two biggest Bulgarian national-wide TV channels. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)

Published on April 29, 2011

Victoria West’s Jared Dolezal crashes into Victoria East first baseman Robert Gleinser during the second inning of Tuesday night’s game at Riverside Stadium. Gleinser lost control of the ball and Dolezal was called safe at the base. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 18, 2011

Trinitarian Brother, Patrick Wildgren has found the spirituality at our Lady of Sorrows to be a moving force in his life and vocation. .FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 21, 2011

Katrina Calderon, 17, hugs her cousin, Raquel Calderon, 16, as she arrives to be with friends and family Wednesday evening following the death of their cousin Megan Daughtrey. The family gathered at Daughtrey’s step-grandmother’s house to prepare for the upcoming funeral of the 16-year-old who died Sunday in a car accident on Old Goliad Road. An open visitation will be held at Grace Funeral Home Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 19, 2011

Published on May 3, 2011

Published on May 3, 2011

Andrew Robb reacts to a missed put during the AII Golf Tournament, Tuesday April 26, 2011..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 26, 2011

Kate Tucker (2) of St Joseph slides into second base colliding with Erica Reyes (11) of East Bernard in the warmup game Monday afternoon. .KATHLEEN DUNCAN / KDUNCAN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 25, 2011

Two vehicles were reportedly racing down Navarro when a small SUV was struck by one of the vehicles. A Dodge pick up truck then veered off Navarro and smashed into a State Farm Insurance office building, trapping the driver who had to be rescued with the jaws of life. .FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 25, 2011

Neurania “Ronnie” Rubio kisses a medal presented to her by Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on behalf of her late husband Esmel “E.G.” Rubio for his service in WWII during Wednesday’s ceremony at La Bahia Restaurant in Goliad. Rubio was presented with five medals, one of which was a bronze star, as well as a lapel button and combat infantry badge. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 26, 2011

The University of Houston-Victoria chicken looks in an empty cereal dish for food Wednesday next to University West. Members of the university have been feeding the chicken, which has taken up residence on the campus. No one seems to be sure how the foul ended up at the university. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 19, 2011

Published on May 3, 2011

Spoetzl Brewery employee Tim Fitch wears a size 16 boot as he and fellow employees received combat boots from the foundation Boots Campaign in support of the U.S. troops. Spoetzl Brewery purchased boots for all of its employees at the Shiner Brewery..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on April 27, 2011

Victoria West senior Jared Dolezal delivers a pitch to a teammate during practice Tuesday afternoon at Victoria West High School. Dolezal tore his ACL and his MCL last year playing football for Memorial High School but has come back as a leading force on West’s baseball team. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 25, 2011

Ganado’s Georgi Garza pitches the ball during Monday’s game against Shiner at the O’Connor Sports Complex. The Maidens were defeated 4-3, giving the District 28-1A title to the Comanches. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 24, 2011

Ganado’s Jenny Vesely attempts to stop Shiner’s Amber Ramirez as she slides into home for a run during Monday’s game at the O’Connor Sports Complex. The Comanches defeated the Maidens 4-3 for the District 28-1A title. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 24, 2011

Three-yr-old Elizabeth Janak checks the cash flow for her mother Sara Janak at the opening day of the Farmers Market. Cool temperatures Tuesday morning made shopping at the open-air market an unseasonable pleasure..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 3, 2011

Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis grimaces and loses grip on the ball while covering second base as Los Angeles Angels' Peter Bourjos (25) goes hard into the bag with a double during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Published on May 5, 2011

Crowds gathers outside the White House in Washington early Monday, May 2, 2011, to celebrate after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Published on May 1, 2011

President Barack Obama reads his statement to photographers after making a televised statement on the death of Osama bin Laden from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Published on May 1, 2011

Jeff Ray of Shanksville, Pa., visits the temporary memorial to United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., Monday, May 2, 2011. Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a firefight with elite American forces in Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011 then quickly buried at sea. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Published on May 2, 2011

Fourteen year old Bablu, right, wearing a garland made of Indian currency stands, with his twelve-year-old bride Mata Bai, outside a temple after offering prayers in Rajgarh, about 155 kilometers (96 miles) from Bhopal, India, Friday, May 6, 2011. Ignoring laws that ban child marriages, young children are still married off as part of centuries-old custom in some Indian villages. India law prohibits marriage for women younger than 18 and men under age 21. (AP Photo/Prakash Hatvalne)

Published on March 6, 2011

A man walks by a burnt fishing boat in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Friday, May 6, 2011. Salvage companies are in town to drain oil from many boats washed ashore, burnt and sunk following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami before taking them out for scraps. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)

Published on May 6, 2011

Steam rises off a horse as it gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Published on May 5, 2011

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, puts up a shot as Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson defends in Game 1 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball series, Monday, May 2, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Published on May 2, 2011

President Barack Obama, center, is accompanied by, left to right, Port Authority Chairman David Samson, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg,, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as they arrive for a wreath laying ceremony at ground zero in New York, Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Published on May 5, 2011

President Barack Obama awards posthumously the Medal of Honor to Dorothy Mathews, the sister of Pfc. Henry Svehla, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Published on May 2, 2011

Benny, a dog owned by the Phelps family, jumps over a puddle on their farm in Pembroke, N.Y., Wednesday, May 4, 2011. On soggy New York farms, tractors are sitting idle and their owners are growing anxious waiting for skies to clear in this unusually wet spring. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

Published on May 4, 2011

A member of China's Circus Group from Henan Province, performs during the Hi Seoul Festival 2011 in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 6, 2011. The performance features the combination of high-level artistic and acrobatic movements with Chinese martial arts. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Published on May 6, 2011

A power company lineman checks power lines in Pratt City, Ala., Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Utility companies are scrambling to restore services to the hard hit area before heavy rains arrive. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published on May 3, 2011

A 27-year-old woman's burned Chevy Pickup at the intersection of US Highway 59 and 463 Tuesday afternoon. She failed to yield and struck a 30-year-old man's Ford F-250 at the intersection as she exited the highway..KATHLEEN DUNCAN / KDUNCAN@VICAD.COM

Published on May 3, 2011

Hannah Zachary performs a traditional dance in a Jaliscos dress during the Zaragoza Society Pageant. .GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 30, 2011

Dakota Atwell, 14, shows off a handfull of bottlecaps he found while participating in the 25th annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Clean-up at Magnolia Beach Saturday. About 130 clean-up volunteers also picked up glass, cans, clothing, plastic bags, cigarette butts and other trash from the beach..GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 30, 2011

Jenna Lynch, 15, and Avery Bartay, 5, watch a drag show at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event before Avery's father James Bartay, right, took the stage as Marilyn Monroe Friday, April 29 at Coleto Creek Reservoir. Several thousand people participated in this year's Relay for Life to raise money for cancer research and healthcare..GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 29, 2011

Cuero High School student Kayla Headley takes it all in stride as two young men from the special needs program taunt one another over the affections of their prom dance partner. Proving that boys will be boys regardless of circumstances, their sense of humor was infectious. .FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 5, 2011

Blaire Jemelka an Anchor Club member with Cuero High School dances with Ross G at the Special Needs Prom, Thursday May 6, 2011. Students in the special needs program look forward to the prom each year and let it all hang out on the dance floor..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 5, 2011

Port Lavaca native Porsha Ramos is determined that the Lady Jaguars will sweep the whole AII tournament being played in San Diego..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM..

Published on May 2, 2011

Published on May 6, 2011

Victoria West senior Jared Dolezal delivers a pitch to a teammate during practice Tuesday afternoon at Victoria West High School. Dolezal tore his ACL and his MCL last year playing football for Memorial High School but has come back as a leading force on West’s baseball team. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 25, 2011

Ganado’s Georgi Garza pitches the ball during Monday’s game against Shiner at the O’Connor Sports Complex. The Maidens were defeated 4-3, giving the District 28-1A title to the Comanches. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 24, 2011

Ganado’s Jenny Vesely attempts to stop Shiner’s Amber Ramirez as she slides into home for a run during Monday’s game at the O’Connor Sports Complex. The Comanches defeated the Maidens 4-3 for the District 28-1A title. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 24, 2011

Three-yr-old Elizabeth Janak checks the cash flow for her mother Sara Janak at the opening day of the Farmers Market. Cool temperatures Tuesday morning made shopping at the open-air market an unseasonable pleasure..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 3, 2011

Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis grimaces and loses grip on the ball while covering second base as Los Angeles Angels' Peter Bourjos (25) goes hard into the bag with a double during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Published on May 5, 2011

Crowds gathers outside the White House in Washington early Monday, May 2, 2011, to celebrate after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Published on May 1, 2011

President Barack Obama reads his statement to photographers after making a televised statement on the death of Osama bin Laden from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Published on May 1, 2011

Jeff Ray of Shanksville, Pa., visits the temporary memorial to United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., Monday, May 2, 2011. Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a firefight with elite American forces in Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011 then quickly buried at sea. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Published on May 2, 2011

Fourteen year old Bablu, right, wearing a garland made of Indian currency stands, with his twelve-year-old bride Mata Bai, outside a temple after offering prayers in Rajgarh, about 155 kilometers (96 miles) from Bhopal, India, Friday, May 6, 2011. Ignoring laws that ban child marriages, young children are still married off as part of centuries-old custom in some Indian villages. India law prohibits marriage for women younger than 18 and men under age 21. (AP Photo/Prakash Hatvalne)

Published on March 6, 2011

A man walks by a burnt fishing boat in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Friday, May 6, 2011. Salvage companies are in town to drain oil from many boats washed ashore, burnt and sunk following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami before taking them out for scraps. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)

Published on May 6, 2011

Steam rises off a horse as it gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Published on May 5, 2011

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, puts up a shot as Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson defends in Game 1 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball series, Monday, May 2, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Published on May 2, 2011

President Barack Obama, center, is accompanied by, left to right, Port Authority Chairman David Samson, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg,, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as they arrive for a wreath laying ceremony at ground zero in New York, Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Published on May 5, 2011

President Barack Obama awards posthumously the Medal of Honor to Dorothy Mathews, the sister of Pfc. Henry Svehla, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Published on May 2, 2011

Benny, a dog owned by the Phelps family, jumps over a puddle on their farm in Pembroke, N.Y., Wednesday, May 4, 2011. On soggy New York farms, tractors are sitting idle and their owners are growing anxious waiting for skies to clear in this unusually wet spring. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

Published on May 4, 2011

A member of China's Circus Group from Henan Province, performs during the Hi Seoul Festival 2011 in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 6, 2011. The performance features the combination of high-level artistic and acrobatic movements with Chinese martial arts. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Published on May 6, 2011

A power company lineman checks power lines in Pratt City, Ala., Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Utility companies are scrambling to restore services to the hard hit area before heavy rains arrive. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published on May 3, 2011

A 27-year-old woman's burned Chevy Pickup at the intersection of US Highway 59 and 463 Tuesday afternoon. She failed to yield and struck a 30-year-old man's Ford F-250 at the intersection as she exited the highway..KATHLEEN DUNCAN / KDUNCAN@VICAD.COM

Published on May 3, 2011

Hannah Zachary performs a traditional dance in a Jaliscos dress during the Zaragoza Society Pageant. .GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 30, 2011

Dakota Atwell, 14, shows off a handfull of bottlecaps he found while participating in the 25th annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Clean-up at Magnolia Beach Saturday. About 130 clean-up volunteers also picked up glass, cans, clothing, plastic bags, cigarette butts and other trash from the beach..GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 30, 2011

Jenna Lynch, 15, and Avery Bartay, 5, watch a drag show at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event before Avery's father James Bartay, right, took the stage as Marilyn Monroe Friday, April 29 at Coleto Creek Reservoir. Several thousand people participated in this year's Relay for Life to raise money for cancer research and healthcare..GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 29, 2011

Cuero High School student Kayla Headley takes it all in stride as two young men from the special needs program taunt one another over the affections of their prom dance partner. Proving that boys will be boys regardless of circumstances, their sense of humor was infectious. .FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 5, 2011

Blaire Jemelka an Anchor Club member with Cuero High School dances with Ross G at the Special Needs Prom, Thursday May 6, 2011. Students in the special needs program look forward to the prom each year and let it all hang out on the dance floor..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 5, 2011

Port Lavaca native Porsha Ramos is determined that the Lady Jaguars will sweep the whole AII tournament being played in San Diego..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM..

Published on May 2, 2011

Published on May 6, 2011

Victoria West senior Jared Dolezal delivers a pitch to a teammate during practice Tuesday afternoon at Victoria West High School. Dolezal tore his ACL and his MCL last year playing football for Memorial High School but has come back as a leading force on West’s baseball team. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 25, 2011

Ganado’s Georgi Garza pitches the ball during Monday’s game against Shiner at the O’Connor Sports Complex. The Maidens were defeated 4-3, giving the District 28-1A title to the Comanches. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 24, 2011

Ganado’s Jenny Vesely attempts to stop Shiner’s Amber Ramirez as she slides into home for a run during Monday’s game at the O’Connor Sports Complex. The Comanches defeated the Maidens 4-3 for the District 28-1A title. ANGELI WRIGHT/AWRIGHT@VICAD.COM

Published on April 24, 2011

Three-yr-old Elizabeth Janak checks the cash flow for her mother Sara Janak at the opening day of the Farmers Market. Cool temperatures Tuesday morning made shopping at the open-air market an unseasonable pleasure..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 3, 2011

Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis grimaces and loses grip on the ball while covering second base as Los Angeles Angels' Peter Bourjos (25) goes hard into the bag with a double during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Published on May 5, 2011

Crowds gathers outside the White House in Washington early Monday, May 2, 2011, to celebrate after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Published on May 1, 2011

President Barack Obama reads his statement to photographers after making a televised statement on the death of Osama bin Laden from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Published on May 1, 2011

Jeff Ray of Shanksville, Pa., visits the temporary memorial to United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., Monday, May 2, 2011. Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a firefight with elite American forces in Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011 then quickly buried at sea. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Published on May 2, 2011

Fourteen year old Bablu, right, wearing a garland made of Indian currency stands, with his twelve-year-old bride Mata Bai, outside a temple after offering prayers in Rajgarh, about 155 kilometers (96 miles) from Bhopal, India, Friday, May 6, 2011. Ignoring laws that ban child marriages, young children are still married off as part of centuries-old custom in some Indian villages. India law prohibits marriage for women younger than 18 and men under age 21. (AP Photo/Prakash Hatvalne)

Published on March 6, 2011

Steam rises off a horse as it gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Published on May 5, 2011

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, puts up a shot as Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson defends in Game 1 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball series, Monday, May 2, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Published on May 2, 2011

President Barack Obama, center, is accompanied by, left to right, Port Authority Chairman David Samson, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg,, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as they arrive for a wreath laying ceremony at ground zero in New York, Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Published on May 5, 2011

President Barack Obama awards posthumously the Medal of Honor to Dorothy Mathews, the sister of Pfc. Henry Svehla, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Published on May 2, 2011

A power company lineman checks power lines in Pratt City, Ala., Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Utility companies are scrambling to restore services to the hard hit area before heavy rains arrive. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published on May 3, 2011

A 27-year-old woman's burned Chevy Pickup at the intersection of US Highway 59 and 463 Tuesday afternoon. She failed to yield and struck a 30-year-old man's Ford F-250 at the intersection as she exited the highway..KATHLEEN DUNCAN / KDUNCAN@VICAD.COM

Published on May 3, 2011

Hannah Zachary performs a traditional dance in a Jaliscos dress during the Zaragoza Society Pageant. .GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 30, 2011

Dakota Atwell, 14, shows off a handfull of bottlecaps he found while participating in the 25th annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Clean-up at Magnolia Beach Saturday. About 130 clean-up volunteers also picked up glass, cans, clothing, plastic bags, cigarette butts and other trash from the beach..GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 30, 2011

Jenna Lynch, 15, and Avery Bartay, 5, watch a drag show at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event before Avery's father James Bartay, right, took the stage as Marilyn Monroe Friday, April 29 at Coleto Creek Reservoir. Several thousand people participated in this year's Relay for Life to raise money for cancer research and healthcare..GENNA MARTIN/GMARTIN@VICAD.COM

Published on April 29, 2011

Cuero High School student Kayla Headley takes it all in stride as two young men from the special needs program taunt one another over the affections of their prom dance partner. Proving that boys will be boys regardless of circumstances, their sense of humor was infectious. .FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 5, 2011

Blaire Jemelka an Anchor Club member with Cuero High School dances with Ross G at the Special Needs Prom, Thursday May 6, 2011. Students in the special needs program look forward to the prom each year and let it all hang out on the dance floor..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on May 5, 2011

Port Lavaca native Porsha Ramos is determined that the Lady Jaguars will sweep the whole AII tournament being played in San Diego..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM..

Published on May 2, 2011

Published on May 6, 2011

#10 Devontay Allen leaps over and clears the shoulders of a student as he dunks the ball during the 2010 Victoria Classic Slam Dunk Contest at Victoria West High School..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on December 30, 2010

#10 Devontay Allen leaps over and clears the shoulders of a student as he dunks the ball during the 2010 Victoria Classic Slam Dunk Contest at Victoria West High School..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on December 30, 2010

#10 Devontay Allen leaps over and clears the shoulders of a student as he dunks the ball during the 2010 Victoria Classic Slam Dunk Contest at Victoria West High School..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on December 30, 2010

#10 Devontay Allen leaps over and clears the shoulders of a student as he dunks the ball during the 2010 Victoria Classic Slam Dunk Contest at Victoria West High School..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on December 30, 2010

#10 Devontay Allen leaps over and clears the shoulders of a student as he dunks the ball during the 2010 Victoria Classic Slam Dunk Contest at Victoria West High School..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on December 30, 2010

#10 Devontay Allen leaps over and clears the shoulders of a student as he dunks the ball during the 2010 Victoria Classic Slam Dunk Contest at Victoria West High School..FRANK TILLEY/FTILLEY@VICAD.COM.

Published on December 30, 2010