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Charlotte sun herald
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Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
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THE BOTTOM LINEFlorida SouthWestern College says a convoluted state funding formula shortchanges it, but that hasnt stopped the school from implementing programs increasing the number of students almost every year. In recent budget breakdowns, Florida SouthWestern State College ranks on the lower end of state funding despite a rapid growth in admissions. While Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School ranks No. 3 in the state for funding, the college of the same name has repeatedly seen only a small portion of the yearly state budget come its way. The school has been underfunded since the 2014-15 school year, culminating in a $26.1 million shortfall, according to data provided by FSW. In the 2017-18 school year, FSW, which has a Charlotte County campus, received $2,847.67 per full time equivalent (FTE) student. The Florida College Systems current funding per FTE averages $3,712.17, meaning the colleges funding is nearly $1,000 below the statewide mean. Despite the lack of funding, FSW continues to “nd new ways to help its students. About “ve years ago, we began a truly transformative process with a focus on student success. That led to our Dedicate to Graduate initiative,Ž said Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Christine Davis. This is a one-stop area for our students that covers everything from academic advising and support centers, counseling and adaptive services to “nancial aid, peer tutoring and student engagement. Our end goal is to help our students graduate from FSW in a timely manner. Im pleased to say that we are seeing improvement, so we know this initiative is working.Ž A major reason for the schools funding discrepancy is how Florida divides its yearly budget. For the 2018-19 funding year, the Florida Legislature passed a $88.7 billion budget „ though $64 million of this was later vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott and placed back into reserves „ with over a quarter (28.47 percent) designated for education. Of this, K-12 public schools, including charters like FSW Collegiate, receive 58.25 percent of the funding while state colleges receive the second lowest amount at 4.86 percent. From this sliver of the budget, funds are then allocated to the 28 state colleges based on a variety of factors. Unlike public schools, By KAYLA GLEASONSTAFF WRITER SUN FILE PHOTOFlorida SouthWestern State College in Charlotte County.SUN FILE PHOTOFSW President Je AllbrittenNOT MADE OF MONEY Florida SouthWestern State College is underfunded per pupil „ again WANT TO CHECK OUT HOW THE STATE DOES MATH?The full Performance Funding Model for 2017-18 can be found at under the PublicationsŽ tab.MONEY | 4Elections supervisors from Charlotte and Sarasota counties recently attended a statewide conference focused on elections cybersecurity, which has been deemed federally as critical infrastructure vital to national interests. At this time, DHS has no indication of threats, vulnerabilities, or risks speci“c to Florida elections of“ces or the processes they administer,Ž a DHS of“cial told the Sun in an email this week. Broadly, the Department is supporting state and local election of“cials as they take steps to identify and reduce risks to their systems.Ž Recently, DHS provided a half day training to Floridas elections supervisors during the annual summer conference of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections held May 20-24 in Fort Lauderdale. The focus of the DHS training was improving the security and resilience of elections.Ž DHS also provided a brie“ng to elections supervisors on various services and support it can provide locally. Florida has been very engaged with the Department; both state and local election of“cials are working in partnership with DHS to share information and manage risks to their systems,Ž the DHS of“cial said. Our of“ce is aware of the formidable threats being directed or contemplated against our democracy and has taken the necessary countermeasures to protect our voting system,Ž said Charlotte County Elections Supervisor Paul Stamoulis. We as a nation have faced grave dangers before and have always prevailed against those that would do us harm,Ž Stamoulis said. This type of new warfare will be no different.Ž Sarasota County Elections Supervisor Ron Turner said his of“ce was recently visited by DHS of“cials, as DHS involvement has increased since the 2016 election. That was when news of hacking attempts surfaced across numerous Elections supervisors focus on cybersecurityBy ANDREA PRAEGITZERSTAFF WRITERFOCUS | 5I think President Trump will be much more successful than President Carter. He has a bolder personality, a more loyal base and we now have the internet. Americans can get more news. Yes, a lot is fake or biased but it is harder for the swamp to keep information from the people. Time will tell. I love it when you challenge us, your readers, to think.Ž „ CW Thanks, CW. Based on reader feedback, Im going to write more about the similar backgrounds and similar challenges of President Trump and President Carter. Both President Trump and President Carter came into the White House having lived their lives primarily outside politics „ as successful businessmen. Carter came from a wealthy agricultural family, but inherited very little. Carters “rst-year harvest failed and Jimmy took out debt to stay a”oat. He and his wife spent a year in subsidized housing as he got started in business. Carter used grit, hard work and smarts to build a successful agricultural business which included insurance, seed and fertilizer sales, corn buying and cotton ginning. He eventually became quite successful in business. He used that business background to launch a political career. President Trump also came from a successful family. Donald faced downturns, borrowed money to stay a”oat and eventually built a very successful real estate empire. Both men, forged by business challenges, became supremely con“dent in their own decision making. President Carter was so con“dent, he disdained the chief of staff position. Chris Whipples book, about the history of the chief of staff position, The Gatekeepers,Ž chronicles how Carters distaste for a Decision-making style forged by business successesDAVID | 5 DavidDUNNRANKINPRESIDENTCALL US AT941-206-1000CHARLOTTE SUN Pulitzer Prize winner2 0 1 6 AN EDITION OF THE SUNVOL. 126 | NO. 154AMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY Partly sunnyHigh 89 Low 76$3.00 www.yoursun.comTodays weather: GOOD MORNING Sunday, June 3, 2018 REPORT: TRUMP LAWYERS LETTER TO MUELLER CHALLENGES SUBPOENAPresident Donald Trumps lawyers composed a secret 20-page letter to special counsel Robert Mueller to assert that he cannot be forced to testify while arguing that he could not have committed obstruction because he has absolute authority over all federal investigations. See The News Wire 705252000753Sunday Edition $3.00THE SUN: Local Sports ..........10 Obituaries ...............5 Police Beat ..............8 State ......................12 Viewpoint .............6-7OUR TOWN: Calendar ..................9NEWS WIRE: Comics/Puzzles .........5-7 Nation ...................2,8 Weather ...................2 World .......................3 SPORTS: Lotto .......................2 Jobs ......................1-4FLORIDACOAST JOBS: www.yoursun.comFIND US ONLINE CHARLIE SAYS ...Be so good they cant ignore you.Ž „Steve Martin INSIDE


Page 2 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 SUBSCRIPTIONS Home Delivery Rates: Newspaper designated market: City ZoneCarrier home delivered 7 days. Rates as follows plus 7% Florida Sales Tax: Monthly Bank/ Credit Card .........................$40.50 3 Months ..........................$121.50 6 Months ..........................$243.00 1 Year ...............................$485.99Does not include Waterline and TV Times. Effective May 18, you can add the TV Times or Waterline for an additional monthly charge of $1.00 each. Above rates do not include sales tax.Subscribers residing in outlying areas may incur additional delivery charge. 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Dearborn St., Englewood North Port: 941-429-3000 13487 Tamiami Trail, North Port DeSoto: 863-494-0300 or toll-free at 877-818-6204 108 S. Polk Avenue, Arcadia Publisher .................................................Glen Nickerson ..............941-205-6400 Executive Editor ......................................Jim Gouvellis .................941-206-1134 Circulation Director .................................Mark Yero ......................941-206-1300 Arcadian Editor .......................................Craig Garrett .................863-494-3925 Arcadian Publisher ..................................Joe Gallimore ................863-494-7049 Charlotte Sun Editor ................................Garry Overbey ...............941-206-1143 North Port Sun General Manager ............Mike Ruiz ......................941-564-3284 North Port Sun Editor ..............................Scott Lawson ................941-429-3002 Englewood Sun Publisher .......................Carol Y. Moore ...............941-681-3031 Englewood Sun Editor ...............................Chris Porter ...................941-681-3022 Editorial Page Editor ..................................Steve Baumann .............941-681-3003 SUN NEWSPAPERSMember of Alliance for Audited Media For vacation holds, please call Customer Service at 941-206-1300. The SUN (USPS 743170) is published daily at Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2100. Periodicals postage paid at Punta Gorda, FL. Postmaster: Please send address changes to the SUN, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, Florida 33980-2100.Punta Gorda staff is proposing to rezone property located at 1700 Jamaica Way across from the Isles Yacht Club. The site was previously developed with a condominium building that was severely damaged during Hurricane Charley. The structure has since been torn down and the property has been vacant since 2005. The rezoning would allow for the property owner to develop a commercial structure at the location, an outcome that has some area residents speaking out. My wife and I have lived on Jamaica Way for 28 years,Ž said Paul Wozney. We are opposed to the proposed rezoningŽ He said he and his wife are against the rezoning for multiple reasons, one of which being that the area already occupies other vacant retail buildings. There are several commercial properties similar or identical to the proposed center already existing within a short distance,Ž said Wozney. Some of these spaces are vacant ƒ these include the now empty 7-Eleven building. Finding tenants for retail space in Punta Gorda Isles has been problematic (already). We we do not another empty retail space right at the entrance of our street.Ž The 7-Eleven was located on Bal Harbor Boulevard and Aqui Esta Drive in PGI. The property is in a unique position according to Geri Waksler, attorney for McCrory Law Firm and a representative of the property owner. The site has frontage on Marion Avenue,Ž said Waksler, which at this intersection was developed with, essentially, all nonresidential uses. It also has frontage on Jamaica Way, which is a residential street. The proposed Neighborhood residential zoning allows the property to take advantage of this unique location.Ž She said that rezoning the property would allow the owner to have a commercial structure at the corner of the intersection of W. Marion and Jamaica Way and residential along the residential street. Until the rezoning can be approved by council, there are no de“nite plans for the property. Without the zoning in place,Ž said Waksler, of course my client hasnt gone out and marketed the site to anybody.Ž Waksler said her clients intent is to build a neighborhood-scaled commercial structure. Perhaps a small deli ... an of“ce location,Ž she said. Theyre not looking to put a heavy intense commercial use at this corner.Ž The goal of the rezoning for the property owner and city staff is to create walkable neighborhoods. ... not some place where you have to get in your car every time you want to go for commercial uses.Ž The intent of the Neighborhood Center zoning district is to provide for a location for pedestrian-scale shops, services, small workplaces and residential buildings central to a neighborhood, according to Waksler. One worry for area residents would be an increase in traf“c along Jamaica Way due to a commercial business being allowed on the property. Until we have a speci“c balance of the commercial to the residential (structures),Ž said Waksler, we cant do a traf“c study.Ž Waksler did say that a traf“c study would be required before when more concrete plans for the property are in place. One will be required,Ž said Waksler, ... and your codes require concurrency. We could not put something here that would create a traf“c problem because your codes do not allow it. You must maintain and stay within the adopted levels of service for both the local road, which would be Jamaica Way ... as well as for Marion Ave.Ž The zoning ordinance will have to be presented and approved by the City Council before any actions can be taken by the property owner.Email: dsutphin@sun-herald.comPunta Gorda to consider rezoning vacant Jamaica Way propertyBy DANIEL SUTPHINSTAFF WRITERCar showThe San Pedro Quarterly Car Show takes place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 9 at 14380 Tamiami Trail, North Port. It is open to all years, makes and models with a $10 donation per entry. No charge for attendees. The event includes Pastors Choice trophy and 20 Judges Choice trophies. Food will be available for purchase and entertainment comes from the Herman and the Cruisers band. The day also includes a 50/50 drawing and door prizes for entrants. For more information, call Steve at 941-423-6690.ABC boatingVenice Sail and Power Squadron is overing two consecutive four hour sessions of Americas Boating Course from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 16 and June 23. The class is at the Waymire Training Center in Wellfield Park, 1450 Lucaya Ave. Venice. The cost is $50 per student; discounts available for family members. Registration is required. For more information, call 941244-8331. Subjects include rules of the road, state regulations, handling emergency situations and other topics. A Florida boating safety ID card is issued after successful completion. The card is required for those born after Jan 1, 1988.Noon KiwanisThe North Port Noon Kiwanis Club meets at noon on Wednesdays at The Family Table Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami Trail. The group is looking for new members. For more information, call 941-426-5818.Lung cancer support groupThe North Port Lung Cancer Support Group meets from 2-3 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Sarasota Memorial ER in North Port along Toledo Blade Boulevard. The group is for people with lung cancer along with their caregivers. No RSVP nor charge is required. For more information, call or email Marc Cohen at 941-240-8989 or Club meetsThe next meeting of the Lemon Bay Touchdown Club will be 7 p.m. June 5 in Coach Don Southwells classroom No. 235 at Lemon Bay High School, 2201 Placida Road, Englewood. The group is the booster club for the Lemon Bay football program. Discussion will include the recent fundraising golf tournament and the annual LBTD Inshore Offshore fishing tournament set for Aug. 4. For more information, like Lemon Bay Touchdown Club on Facebook.Camp teaches sailingLearn to sail or improve your skills on beautiful Lemon Bay this summer. 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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 which receive funding based solely on student enrollment, state colleges use a combination of enrollment, utility costs, graduation rates and more to determine what each one receives. Utility costs in Miami, for instance, are going to cost more than in other parts of the state, so a school there would be given more money to continue operating,Ž said Jim Browne, legislative assistant to Rep. Michael Grant (R-Port Charlotte). Regardless of low funding, the population of FSWs Charlotte campus keeps increasing, demanding a wider range of programs and instructors as well as student resources and assistance. FSW is one of only six state colleges to see continuous growth over the past three years. It has seen a 6 percent increase in enrollment compared to the state average,Ž FSW Director of Communications Teresa Araque said. The Charlotte campus has seen a 9.9 percent increase.Ž According to Araque, the ratio of students to the schools cut of the budget resulted in FSW being underfunded operationally by $9.3 million this year. However, Grants of“ce says their funding is well within 1 percent of the state mean. Meanwhile, the amount of money put into the education budget has also increased in recent years, presumably giving schools access to more funds. The state budget passed during the 2018 legislative session made signi“cant investments in both the Florida college system and the K-12 public school system,Ž Sen. Denise Grimsley said. We also invested in performance funding in the Florida College System, which would be available to Florida SouthWestern College,and provided a $6.7 million increase in operating funds for the state college system.Ž These investments have added up to millions of dollars available in the upcoming school year. The 2018-19 budget for state colleges has increased by $59.6 million over the current year (2017-18),Ž Grant said. Despite the increase this year, FSW will not necessarily feel the impact because of its position on the Performance Funding Model. This model divides all 28 Florida state colleges into Gold, Silver, Bronze and Purple levels. Gold receives the most funding while Silver „ where FSW places „ receives base funds restored and prorated share of state investment,Ž according to the model. The PFM uses four categories „ retention rates, completion rates, job placement/continuing education rates and entrylevel wages „ to award points to each school. The closer a college is to 40 points, the better it ranks and the more funding it receives. FSW consistently does well in certain categories while falling far behind in others. The school, for instance, has an incredibly high job placement rate „ degrees like Cardiovascular Technology and Dental Hygiene saw 100 percent placement after the 2015-16 school year. However, they have a below-average completion rate. The latter only earns them 2.67 points out of 10 for that category, according to the Florida College System. Regardless of these setbacks, the school refuses to be slowed down. Since partnering with Western Michigan University „ a self-funded initiative „ FSW hopes to create classes that supplement those at the out-of-state school. We want to launch an undergraduate aviation program that would complement the aviation programs WMU is offering. We project that cost to be a $1.1 million startup,Ž said Araque. The goal is to train people in areas that “t the regions needs and with Punta Gorda Airport being only a mile away from campus, the program makes perfect sense. To continue preparing Charlotte County students for the workforce, FSW has to make its lower-than-average budget work and only spend on the most important projects. School of“cials hope they can eventually offer a wider array of certi“cations and degrees, though perpetually low funding severely inhibits this goal. If we were to receive the extra operational funding, we would hire more academic advisors and put additional resources into student advising. Another area that is as important would be in hiring more full-time faculty. These areas ultimately bene“t our students, and are essential in our continued success for our Dedicate to Graduate initiative,Ž Davis said. Email: STUDENT CREDIT HOUR PRODUCTION PERCENTAGES BY FSW CAMPUSLee 49.4% Collier 17.5% Charlotte 8.4% Hendry/Glades Center 2.5% FSW Online 22.3% „ Source: FSW, Fall 2017 GOING FOR GOLDAs part of determining funding, the state looks at school success including retention, completion, job placement/continuing education rates and entry-level wages. It then labels a college with gold, silver, bronze or purple designation. Heres the 2017-18 status: PERFORMANCE FUNDING MODEL IMPACT ON 201819 SCHOOL BUDGETS FROM PREVIOUS YEAR Florida SouthWestern State College (Silver): Increased by $351,000 State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Silver): Reduced by $1.1 million South Florida State College (Gold): Increased by $115,000 Hillsborough Community College (Bronze): Reduced by $1.73 million „ Source: State and responding schools FUNDING PER FULLTIME ENROLLED STUDENTThe state budget model divides all 28 Florida state colleges into Gold, Silver, Bronze and Purple levels, depending on student success and other elements. But even with FSWs Silver status, the second highest tier, its funding falls short of other schools because of a multitude of other factors in the states complicated formulas, the school says. State average: $3,712.17 Florida SouthWestern State College: $2,847.67 (Silver) State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota: $3,635 (Silver) Hillsborough Community College: $3,000 (Bronze) „ Source: Responding schoolsMONEYFROM PAGE 1When Gov. Rick Scott signed the states 2018-19 budget in March, a couple of key education institutions serving Sarasota and Manatee counties suffered losses as compared to the previous year. Heres what the schools got: University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM): $10,888,702 State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF): $23,851,956 Both USFSM and SCF went through budget cuts and vetoes last year, and this year was no different. The former is slated to get $3,426,867 fewer than what it got last year, and SCF, which has a Venice campus, may lose out on $1,619,028. Although SCF lost out on about $1.15 million in recurring funds from the budget last year, Brian Thomas, special assistant to the SCF president, said they had received $1.38 million in non-recurring funds from the local legislative delegation to offset the impact in 2017. This year doesnt make up for it, as they expect to receive $174,000 in new recurring funds. The school could receive $4 million to renovate its popular science building, which is $2.2 million shy of what they needed. Next year, the budgets for the independent campuses of the University of South Florida „ Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee „ will be absorbed into one budget for the USF system. Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law SB 4, also known as the Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act sponsored by Galvano. The highlighting achievement was permanently expanding the Bright Futures scholarship program, but also detailed that each USF campus must merge into a single university system by June 2020. The St. Petersburg campus gained its accreditation in 2006 and Sarasota-Manatee in 2011. The purpose of having all three USF campuses under one accreditation, also branded as reunification,Ž is for the school to reach preeminent status, a designation that comes with more funding. Other reasons, detailed to the Bradenton Herald by USF System trustee Byron Shinn in January, include adding new programs and sharing resources. USFSM spokesman Shawn Ahearn said, after speaking with partners in Tampa, that they are optimisticŽ in the reunification process. (In) time, additional resources could be put into our programs of strategic importance, especially in the STEM fields,Ž he said.SCF took hit in Gov. Scotts 2018-19 budget approvalBy HANNAH MORSEBRADENTON HERALD Like so many Florida teenagers, Zach Berman grew up a Gator fan, attending plenty of football and basketball games in Gainesville and tailgating at an annual homecoming party that draws big-name talent like Snoop Dogg. As Berman, the oldest child of two University of Florida alumni, started submitting college applications, the states flagship university was at the top of his list. And he was in good company. At UF and Florida State University, which received record numbers of applicants this year, slightly fewer in-state students are getting in, while more of their out-of-state peers are receiving acceptances. Applications were up at other state schools, too. The University of Central Florida, which has a rolling admissions policy, received about 34,338 applications by mid-April, up about 16 percent from the same point last year, and also on track to set a record. It looks like we will become a little more selective this year than last year just because of the sheer increase in applications,Ž said Gordon Chavis, associate vice president for enrollment services at UCF. The growing number of applications is tied to more out-of-state students applying to the states most prestigious universities. Guidance counselors say students are applying to more schools, with some moved by fears they wont get into their dream schools and others lured after seeing images of distant campuses on social media. Many Florida universities use forms that can be submitted to multiple schools, making it easier for students to send in a few extra applications. At UF, 40,849 students vied to become Gators this year, up about 20 percent from last year. Most of the increase was from out-of-state students: The school received 12,279 applications from non-Florida students, up from 9,182 last year. From that pool, 5,212 were admitted, compared with 3,627 the previous year. More Florida residents applied, too: 21,163 this year, up from 20,200 last year. But 276 fewer were admitted. In all, about 42 percent of applicants, both in-state and out-of-state, received acceptances. The residencies of more than 7,000 UF applicants, and whether they were eligible for less expensive in-state tuition, has not been determined, and 948 of those students were admitted. The surge in applications was even more staggering at FSU, which received nearly 10,000 more applications this year compared with last. FSU has never had an increase this big,Ž said John Barnhill, assistant vice president for academic affairs, whos worked in admissions there for 40 years. He chalked it up to several factors, including the relative affordability of the states university system, state pre-eminenceŽ funding that has allowed FSU to hire new faculty and the decision to accept the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success application. More than 140 other schools, including UF, accept the same forms and essays from that system. Like their rivals in Gainesville, a growing number of out-ofstate students want to become FSU Seminoles: 14,782 non-Florida residents applied for summer or fall admissions, up 35 percent from last year and 359 more of them received acceptance letters. More Florida students wanted to bleed garnet and gold, too. FSU received 34,611 applications from in-state students, up 18 percent from last year. Of that pool, 13,861 were accepted, 185 fewer than in 2017. The admitted out-ofstate students had, on average, slightly lower GPAs than their in-state counterparts, with comparable test scores. However, the acceptance rate for in-state students was higher: 40 percent, compared with 24 percent for non-Florida applicants. Other reasons for why applications are soaring, university officials say, also could include the Legislatures decision to permanently expand the top Bright Futures scholarship to cover 100 percent of tuition, providing a bigger lure for high-achievers to stay in state. And the pool of potential applicants also grew slightly, with 203,022 seniors in Florida public high schools, up about 3 percent from 2017. First-time freshmen are submitting more applications, with 35 percent submitting seven or more applications in 2016, up from 18 percent a decade ago, according to a report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Berman, the Lake Mary senior who applied to seven schools, including two outside Florida, received just one rejection: His top choice of UF. Though he finished high school with a weighted GPA of 4.2 and scored 32 on the ACT, in the 98th percentile, he said he knew getting into UF would be tough. Still, the news stung. It was defeating, for sure,Ž Berman said. His mom, Kelly Berman, said she realizes the competition has intensified since she was a student. We tell our kids we wouldnt have gotten in if we applied now,Ž she said. The 18-year-old decided on UCF, which offered him a generous scholarship and invited him to join LEAD Scholars, a leadership development program. He took down the Gator decor in his bedroom, replaced it with a Knights pennant and installed a UCF license plate holder on his car. A stack of baseball caps he collected during college visits sits on one of his bedposts. The UCF one is on top.High school seniors flood Florida colleges with applicationsBy ANNIE MARTINORLANDO SENTINEL FSW SNAPSHOTEstablished: 1962 Student headcount: 16,830 Full-time: 36. 3 percent Part-time: 63.7 percent Female: 62 percent Male: 38 percent Full-Time Instructional Faculty: 170 Part-Time Instructional Faculty: 507 Full-Time Administration & Staff: 356 Part-Time Administration & Staff: 408 „ Source: FSW, Fall 2017 GOLD€ Chipola College € Eastern Florida State College € Palm Beach State College € Santa Fe College € Seminole State College of Florida € South Florida State College € Valencia College SILVER€ Broward College € Daytona State College € Florida Gateway College € Florida Keys Community College € Florida State College at Jacksonville € Florida SouthWestern State College € Gulf Coast State College € Indian River State College € Lake-Sumter State College € Miami Dade College € North Florida Community College € State College of Florida € St. Johns River State College € St. Petersburg College € Tallahassee Community College BRONZE€ College of Central Florida € Hillsborough Community College € Northwest Florida State College € Pasco-Hernando State College € Pensacola State College € Polk State College „ Source: State public records FROM PAGE ONE


The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSstates widely blamed on the Russian government, which denied the allegations. University of South Florida Distinguished Professor Susan MacManus presented at the conference as well. Overcoming a public perception that every piece of election equipment can be hacked is one of the challenges for elections supervisors, according to MacManus. As stories permeate through the media about various emails and banks being hacked, that creates an often jaded public, MacManus said. But Turner explained the voting system is not online, which he said lessens its vulnerability. Its a closed system,Ž said Turner. Theres also a paper trail for votes in both Charlotte and Sarasota counties. That was a key recommendation by cybersecurity experts to Congress last year, along with safeguarding against internet-related security vulnerabilities, and conducting statistical post-election audits. Turner said they audit results with paper ballots to ensure accuracy. A lot of measures are in place and have been for a long time,Ž he said. There is an online network for accessing voter registration data through the state. But Turner said ”ows of online traf“c are monitored to pinpoint any potential intrusions. I feel con“dent about the voting system in Sarasota County,Ž Turner said. Every election cycle is unique, but Stamoulis said with this one, we are on notice.Ž According to DHS, the nations election infrastructure increasingly uses technology for ef“ciency and convenience, and this reliance on digital technologies can introduce cybersecurity risks. But the risks are not unique to elections, nor to Florida, the DHS of“cial said. As has been widely reported, we do expect that foreign adversaries and criminals will continue to demonstrate an interest in our nations election infrastructure and in reducing con“dence in our elections. In response, election of“cials across the country have been diligent in improving the resilience and audit-ability of the process.Ž State and local election of“cials have taken a number of steps to secure their elections against cyber and other threats, according to DHS, which did not provide any additional details on that. The Department of Homeland Security of“cial said they have been working with state and local of“cials for more than a year to “ll in any potential gaps with our services and expertise.ŽEmail: Apraegitzer@sun-herald.comFOCUSFROM PAGE 1 strong chief of staff hobbled his presidency. President Trump also seems to have a high opinion of his own decision-making style. Trump is quite dismissive of his chief of staffs attempts to bring order to the White House. Like Carter, Trump wants to be the center „ not his chief of staff. The upside of that management style is seen in foreign policy. I never thought Carter had strong negotiating skills until I read Lawrence Wrights Thirteen Days in SeptemberŽ which chronicles the peace negotiations at Camp David. Heres hoping our current President has the same success with Korea. President Carter wanted a strong economy. He averaged over 200,000 new jobs created every month over his four years in of“ce. Better than Reagan, yet we somehow think Reagan did a better job of creating jobs. Carters new job creation record is similar to President Trump, but slightly better. Many readers might think Paul Volcker and Ronald Reagan broke our high interest and high in”ation rates. But it was Jimmy Carter who hired Paul Volcker to break the in”ationary spiral. In Paul Volckers autobiography, he writes that Carter blamed Volckers insistence on raising interest rates during the election season for Carters loss to Reagan. Now we have President Trump, who also has a Federal Reserve chairman, focused on raising rates right into the mid-term election and beyond. Volckers interest rate increases created back-toback terrible recessions. Will the current rise in interest rates have the same effect? President Carter, a Democrat, was frustrated by a Congress that his party controlled. President Trump, a Republican, is stymied by a Congress that his party controls. We often want to think that right now is the “rst time. Right now is a unique moment never before seen. Today is indeed unique, but history is full of similar moments. Share your thoughts. David is CEO of the familyand employee-owned Sun Coast Media Group which owns this newspaper. You can contact David at daviddr@ PAGE 1CHARLOTTE Larry Karl BoldtLarry Karl Boldt, 52, of Punta Gorda, FL passed away May 21, 2018. He was born September 16, 1965 to John and Barbara Boldt in Miami, FL and was a 1983 graduate of Charlotte High School. Larry worked as an Auto Paint Professional for the last 20 years with B&R Color, but had also worked with the Glass Doctor, the Moose Lodge 2121 and the Douglas T. Jacobson Nursing Home as a cook. He was a member of the American Legion Post 103 but loved to have dinner and drinks with friends at Post 110. He was a charter member of the Deep Creek Elks Lodge and a member of the Port Charlotte Moose Lodge #2121 where he was a Moose Rider. He was a devoted husband to his dear UmzadiŽ and family man. He was so skilled, and could “x anything. His wife describes him as kind and sweet and his long list of enjoyments included; riding his motorcycle, Jimmy Buffet concerts, traveling with his family, Superman, being a TrekkiŽ (Spock was his favorite), cooking, (which his specialties were, Chili Cheese Omelets, Lasagna, spaghetti, Cuban meatloaf and designing special cakes for his granddaughters birthdays) going to the gun range, “xing anything, spending time with friends and of course making everyone laugh. He had friends all over the U.S and had many adopted kids, he never turned one away. He never minded being volun-toldŽ by his wife to do one of her events or to help out her single girlfriends as a rent a hubby and he always got the last word yes, dearŽ in an argument. His favorite sayings were; Breathe in, breathe out, move onŽ and Improvise and overcome!Ž He will be dearly missed by all who knew him! He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Janie Boldt, their children, Nikki McGinnis and Steven (Nicole) Land; granddaughters, Rylee BuggyŽ Hall, Kyla DoodleŽ McGinnis, Savannah BananaŽ Land; his sister, Terri Levitan, her husband David and their son Miles; as well as his beloved pets, Bella, Squeakers and Bear. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. A Celebration of Larrys life will be held on Sunday June 10, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Port Charlotte Moose Lodge, 3462 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980. Thank you to the wonderful care from the Cardiac ICU nurses, Brianna, Alanna, Kelley and especially Wayne, you were a rock for us! Thank you to our Hospice Nurse Cathy, you made a brutal week a little more bearable.Aston I. MorganAston I. Morgan, 83, of Port Charlotte passed away May 29, 2018. He was the son of Horace and Mildred Morgan, born April 28, 1935 in Jamaica. While living in England, he met and married his wife, Lelia. They lived in Brooklyn, NY before coming to this area in 1998. Aston was a security guard for Baptist Hospital in Brooklyn and worked locally at the Janet Jones Group Home with special needs residents. Aston was a member of Baptist Church of the Redeemer in NY and First Baptist Church of Port Charlotte. Aston liked to dance and enjoyed working in his garden; he was the life of the party. Aston will be greatly missed by his wife of 48 years, Lelia; daughter, Claudette Boyd of NY; sons, Conrad Morgan and Norman Morgan, both of Jamaica; 19 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at First Baptist Church Port Charlotte, with the service in celebration of Astons life beginning at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church. To express condolences to the family, please visit www.LTaylorFuneral. com and sign the online guest book. Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services.Debbie SimmonsIt is with great sadness that the family of Debbie Simmons, of Port Charlotte, Florida, announces her passing after a twoyear battle with cancer, on May 10, 2018 at the age of 59 years old. Debbie was born June 9, 1958 in Muncie, Indiana, the “rst of four siblings. She was raised in Muncie, and graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1976. An avid traveler, Debbie spent many years working for United Airlines as one of their top Reservation Sales and Service Representatives in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She moved to Florida in 2011 and picked up kayaking and lounging at the beach as her new hobbies a true Floridian. She became an expert on mens fashion while being employed by Dillards at Port Charlotte Town Center Mall. Debbie will best be remembered for her love of good fashion, a clean house, and practical jokes, and most importantly, her faith in Jesus Christ. Debbie will be forever remembered by her parents Robert and Marcia White, her children Eric (Kimberly) Simmons, Joshua (Emily) Simmons, and Jennifer (Christopher) Sexton, and her brothers Robert White, Stephen White, and Richard (Mary Beth) White. Debbie will also be fondly remembered by her seven grandchildren, Connor, Bremen, Lleyton, Lainey, Devin, Graham, and Desmond. A celebration of Debbies life will be held at the Pentecostals of Englewood, 3650 N. Access Road, Englewood, Florida, on Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 am. The family would like to thank the staff of Tidewell Hospice for all the love and care they gave Debbie. In lieu of ”owers, go clean your kitchen, spend time with your family, and count your blessings. She would have wanted that. Condolences can be made to the family at www.kays-ponger.comMary Catherine MuehlMary Catherine (ne Rost) Muehl, 73, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away at Port Charlotte Hospice House on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, after a prolonged illness with cancer. She was born on March 19, 1945, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mary and Howard Muehl were married on May 18, 1968. Mary is survived by her husband, Howard; son, Mark Muehl; daughter, Christine Muehl and her partner Billy Smith; sisters, Barbara (ne Rost) Schwinn and Susan (ne Rost) Tillman; and grandchildren, Morgan, Ethan, Hayden and Ashton Muehl. She was preceded in death by her father, Francis Rost in 1973; and her mother, Catherine (ne Coopman) Rost of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1994. In lieu of ”owers or gifts, the family suggests donations be made to The American Cancer Society. Condolences may be made to the family at marymuehl@ A Requiem Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018, at San Antonio Catholic Church, followed by “nal services in Wisconsin shortly thereafter.Charlotte Ann PallangCharlotte Ann Pallang, 61, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018. She was born on April 20, 1957, to Charles Lowery and Connie (ne Davis) Day. She graduated from Brazil High School in Indiana in 1975. Charlotte enjoyed shopping for that special deal and spending time with her grandchildren. Charlotte is survived by her husband of 38 years, Timothy Mark Pallang; and her children, Thomas Craig Swearingen and Cheri Lynn Swearingen; her brothers, Charles Lowery and James Lowery; sister, Rose Mustari; several grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.Richard E. Westbrook It is with much sadness that the family of Richard E. Westbrook, fondly known as DickŽ, announces his passing on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018. After a brave battle with Alzheimers and heart disease he peacefully passed away at the age of 87, in Plano, TX. Richard will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 65 years, Elizabeth Ann, his children, Wendi, Allan and his daughter-in-law Debbie. He will also be forever cherished by his granddaughters, Ashley (Westbrook) Walton, Christina Westbrook and Great granddaughter, Kennedy Nicole Walton. Richard was preceded in death by his brothers Bob and Jack Westbrook. He graduated from Ohio University and his career in broadcasting began. He was a reporter and News Director at WHOK Radio in Lancaster, Ohio. From there, he continued his 35-year career in Decatur, Illinois. It started at WDZ Radio where he was the News Director then on to WAND-TV where he became the News Director and on-air personality. He retired from WAND-TV on June 5th, 1992. His wife Elizabeth still resides at Harbor Chase Senior Living in Plano, TX. There will be a private family memorial in Plano, Tx. Please visit: and search for Westbrook to view and leave condolences.ENGLEWOOD John James JackŽ Kirkpatrick Jr.John James JackŽ Kirkpatrick Jr. of Englewood, FL passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Jack was born in Bobtown, PA on September 20, 1931 and lived in Mentor, Ohio before moving to Florida. Jack was a loving husband, father and grandfather who cherished spending time with his family. He was a member of the Free Masons and was an avid golfer. Jack will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 67 years, Thelma; his son Cameron JimŽ (Barbara BobbieŽ); and son Curt. Grandchildren Cameron JimmyŽ (Laura); Jason (Alicia); John (Carissa) and Christa (Thomas). Great-grandchildren Taylor; Kaden; Connor; Graysen; Austin; Owen; Aria; Aiden; Cora; Abel; and Evan. Jack was pre-deceased by his sister Martha PattyŽ and brother Aubrey. A memorial service will be held on Friday June 8 at 11:00 a.m. at Lemon Bay Funeral Home. Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences to the family at lemonbayfh.comAngelina Marie StioAngelina Marie Stio, 89, of Englewood, Florida, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. She was born on Aug. 14, 1928, in New York, New York, to Benedetto and Madeline Stio. Angelina was a devoted communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Angelina is survived by two cousins, Roseanne Hatzelman and Felice Grieco. Angelina was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Joseph and Michael Stio. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 5265 Placida Road, Grove City. Interment will follow at Gulf Pines Memorial Park Cemetery. You may share a memory with the family at Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home.NORTH PORTThere were no deaths reported in North Port Saturday. DESOTOThere were no deaths reported in DeSoto Saturday. 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Page 6 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name „ not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980. Readers may email Letters to the Editor at Further questions or information, call 941-681-3003. HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to letters@sun-herald.comPublisher „ Glen Nickerson Executive editor „ Jim Gouvellis Editorial page editor „ Stephen Baumann Commentary Editor „ John Hackworth V IEWPOINTDuped Sun feeds the swamp-dwellers We must repair fractured society Outstanding concert by Army Band Linda Yates has integrity Try teaching compassion Open Florida to casino gamblingEditor: Regarding the article, Trouble draining the nations swamp,Ž I would add that draining the nations swamp is unlikely when one is not willing to drain the local swamp. In your Our ViewŽ editorial that same day, you stated we feel ”im-”ammedŽ over what has transpired with the new Springs at Port Charlotte complex near Peachland/ Veterans Boulevard. Flim-”ammed? No, you were completely duped. You were scammed. More importantly, with your assistance, so was the public. The developer, commissioners, Chamber of Commerce, etc., all pushed this project, claiming it was workforce housing. Not only did the Sun swallow it all, hook, line and sinker, but it also made matters worse by vigorously championing the project, and denouncing its doubters. Your editorial only supports the notion that the Sun wouldnt know a swamp if it sank in one. This gem sums it all up, As the search continues for workforce housing in Charlotte County, we would ask our county commissioners to get developers hype in writing next time.Ž Thats it? Thats the Suns idea of holding our public of“cials accountable? How about instead asking them to resign for gross failure to properly perform their duties, or worse yet, deliberately lying to the public having known all along that this very large project was not going to be workforce housing? The Sun may state we are more than disappointedŽ in our local swamp-dwellers, but it appears willing to do nothing about them except continuing to feed them. Jim Fuccillo Port CharlotteEditor: Good grief! Roseanne Barr needs to look in the mirror. To defame a woman of Valerie Jarretts character and integrity is not a joke. It is bigoted ignorance. It is a further symptom of the discord sown by the man who would be king.Ž America is a great country. We dont need lies and false slogans from a man solely interested in his personal gain and inner-directed narcissism. A man who spends Sunday morning tweeting vitriol instead of going to church, as all our other real presidents did. We need leadership from someone who will restore civility in the public discourse, integrity in our politics, and honesty in government as we try to repair our fractured society. Think about this in November.Ed N. White Rotonda WestEditor: We were honored recently to attend a phenomenal concert by the 13th Army Band, which is headquartered in Miramar, Florida. Chief Warrant Of“cer Stephen K. Rivero is the commander and conductor Editor: The giant has awakened. Realize it or not North Port has reached a point in its young life where it is becoming a political force to reckon with. Instead of being the red-headed stepchild of Sarasota CountyŽ we are becoming a voting powerhouse. We, as North Port voters, now control over 34 percent of the total active voters in all of State House District 74 for which seat our Vice Mayor Linda Yates is currently running for. We have the opportunity as a city to motivate our friends and neighbors to get out and vote to put one of our own in the state House of Representatives. Linda has done an exemplary job as one of our city commissioners for the past eight years, serving as mayor twice and currently vice mayor. Linda served on regional boards, including Sarasota/ Manatee MPO, Manasota League of Cities and served on the Florida League of Cities Board of Directors, who awarded her the Hometown HeroŽ award three times for her work in protecting our home rule powers in the state of Florida. Personally, after working with Vice Mayor Yates I can attest to her integrity, holding onto her core values and truly looking at both sides of an issue and acting accordingly. She doesnt always vote to please myself or close constituents. One thing Ive learned is, Linda, will vote whatever she feels is fair to both sides of an issue. That, you can take to the bank. Thank you for listening.Gary Stouch North PortEditor: People love to say, whats wrong with the world today? Many seem to believe that all would be well if parents would simply beat the heck out of their kids so they could learn respectŽ like we did in our day.Ž Some even think teachers should be allowed to in”ict corporal punishment. Yes, a good ”ogging will make little Johnny a better boy. Meanwhile, on a single page of todays Sun we learn that the teacherŽ who drowned two raccoons and an opossum, as students looked on, will not face criminal charges since the killings were not cruel or inhumane.Ž (Really? That video was pretty disturbing.) Well, after all, it does make sense since the man who cut off the tails of four kittens with rusty scissors was acquitted. Another story on the same page reveals that parents of children killed at Parkland are not happy about the release of a new video game called Active Shooter.Ž Who would even think this game has a place in the world? So maybe, gentle folks, beating your kids so theyll learn respect like you did is not the answer. How about teaching compassion and empathy? Heres a novel idea. Start by example.Eileen Collins Rotonda WestEditor: What follows is somewhat personal, but affects every Sun reader. My wife and I enjoy gambling at our areas four Seminole Indian casinos (Tampa, Immokalee, Brighton and Hollywood). For years we have gleefully gone, although we tend to lose. To us, gambling is fun and the Indians treat us wonderfully. Are you aware, and it must be emphasized, that in the last eight years alone the Seminoles have paid billions (thats with a BŽ) in state taxes? Obviously, they are a vital component of why we Florida residents dont pay a dime in state income tax. But here we have a strange disconnect. Florida has a Republican governor and a Republican-controlled legislature. Would it not be logical to assume politicians of such persuasion are con“rmed capitalists?Ž Shouldnt they be preaching competition?Ž Yet they allow our Seminole brothers to enjoy a near virtual monopoly on casino gambling in Florida. In the interest of full disclosure, my wife and I regularly (as do many Floridians) visit Biloxi, Miss., to gamble. The small town of Biloxi has more than a dozen casinos. Thats more casinos than the entire state of Florida has. We lose there, too, but at a noticeably slower pace. Why? This can be answered in a single word „ competition. Its time our state government opens Florida to competitive casino gambling. These businesses are open 24/7. Realized bene“ts include even more tax revenue and more jobs.Bob Filkins Punta Gordaof the Florida National Guards 13th Army Band. Five students from Port Charlotte High School also played with the 13th Army Band. This wonderful event was sponsored by the Charlotte Harbor Chapter of the Military Of“cers Association of America. Thank you, MOAA, for providing Charlotte County with this event.Barbara Durham Punta GordaCrime trends continue down throughout USOUR POSITION: Local crime statistics reflect national trend.When Gov. Rick Scott announced at a press conference recently that Floridas crime rate had declined again last year, he was happy to draw connections to increases in public safety funding and police programs. Local officials puffed chests too. It was good news. That is undeniable. Good news for Florida and Southwest Florida, which also recorded decreases. But we shouldnt be too quick attribute good crime stats to specific state or local programs. Trends here roughly mirror national statistics. And the reason? There are plenty of theories, but no one really seems to know. The most recent statistics from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement showed overall crimes in Charlotte County dropped 12.6 percent, from 3,062 in 2016 to 2,675 last year. Violent crime and burglary/larceny also dropped. Sarasota County decreased 5 percent, from 8,987 in 2016 to 8,513 total crimes this year. Punta Gordas overall rate went up 17 percent, but the crime rate weighted for population was below the county as a whole. North Port saw a decrease of 5 percent. A spokeswoman for the Sarasota County Sheriffs Office attributed the decrease to intelligence-led policing.Ž The Punta police chief cited community education. North Port Public Information Officer Josh Taylor spoke to the Sun about the prevalence of cameras and social media, but acknowledged they hesitate to take too much credit.Ž Which is both honest and wise. The rate of violent crime in the United States is dramatically lowerŽ than the peaks of the 1980s and early 1990s, NPR reported last year. In 1991, for example, the rate was 785 per 1,000 „ roughly double what it was in 2016,Ž NPR said. The murder rate, nationally, was the lowest in decades. Forbes reported the rate of violent crime victimization dropped 71 percent from 1994 to 2013. FBI statistics indicate property crime rates declined by half from 1993 to 2016. The Bureau of Justice Statistics puts the decrease at 74 percent, according to the Vox website. Crime is way down. And why? Explanations vary widely. Among the theories: € More police and better policing techniques. (Except that a Brennan Center study attributed only a 0-10 percent crime decrease in the 1990s to higher numbers of officers. And the popular broken windowsŽ policing policy has been discounted statistically.) € The deterrence of the death penalty. (Except crime rates have dropped in states without the death penalty.) € Increased prosperity in a growing economy. (Except that crime rates also dropped, unexpectedly, during the Great Recession.) € Tougher sentences that keep offenders behind bars. (Except states with lower incarceration rates have experienced the similar declines.) € Less exposure of children to lead after the Clean Air Act. (Yes, that is a reputable theory.) € The decease in alcohol consumption. (Same.)CRIME | 7


The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 7 VIEWPOINTWEEK IN REVIEW Within 17 days in the autumn of 1975 „ “rst in Sacramento, then in San Francisco „ two separate handgun-wielding women attempted to assassinate the president. Had either succeeded, and each was close enough to have done so, the nation would have had a third president in 14 months, and a second consecutive one who had never been on a national ticket. Gerald Ford survived to continue with an 895-day presidency during which the nation regained its equilibrium after Watergate and Vietnam. The only president to have reached the Oval Of“ce without “rst appearing on a ballot for either vice president or president, Ford became vice president (under the 25th Amendment) when scandals forced Richard Nixons vice president, Spiro Agnew, to resign. Ford became president when Nixon resigned. Had Ford been assassinated, his vice president, Nelson Rockefeller (also con“rmed by Congress under the 25th Amendment), would have become president. Today, with the nation seemingly more irritable and depressed than at any time since then, it is well to fondly remember the 38th president, which Donald Rumsfeld does in When the Center Held: Gerald Ford and the Rescue of the American Presidency.Ž Readers can tickle from this book a reason for looking on the bright side of, or at least for an inadvertent bene“t from, the 45th president. Ford was the most accomplished athlete ever to hold the nations highest elective of“ce: For three seasons he was the center (hence Rumsfelds title) on University of Michigans football teams, two of which were undefeated national champions. Yet because of a few public stumbles related to a footballweakened knee, he is remembered as awkward. His lack of rhetorical nimbleness, one instance of which might have cost him the 1976 election, elicited condescension from critics, few of whom were, as he was, graduates of Yale Law School. When he was sworn in as president on Aug. 9, 1974, only 36 percent of Americans expressed trust in government, down from 77 percent in 1964. And the in”ation rate was 10.9 percent, the highest since 1947: nothing destroys faith in government faster than its currency failing as a store of value. To cauterize the Watergate wound, Ford pardoned Nixon, an act both statesmanlike „ it spared the nation additional years of rancor „ and politically damaging: Fords job approval plunged 31 points. And he was clueless about in”ation, urging people to drive less and buy cheaper groceries. Rumsfeld, who served as Fords White House chief of staff and then secretary of defense, delicately says this perplexed a number of our countrys top economists.Ž In January 1975, in his “rst State of the Union address, delivered three months before the last helicopters lifted the remnants of the U.S. presence in Vietnam off the roof of the Saigon embassy, Ford said: The state of the Union is not good.Ž Ronald Reagan agreed and began planning his attempt to wrest the 1976 Republican nomination from Ford. That fate had dealt Ford a miserable hand of cards did not discombobulate him, largely because, as Rumsfeld says, he had not come to the Oval Of“ce with an outsized view of himself.Ž Never having campaigned other than in Michigans 5th Congressional District (Grand Rapids), he nevertheless won the 1976 GOP nomination, and probably would have won the election if, during a debate with Jimmy Carter, he had inserted the word permanentlyŽ in his statement that Eastern European peoples did not consider themselves dominated by the Soviet Union.Ž Rumsfeld, who calls Ford the president we always wanted that we didnt know we had,Ž tiptoes up to a comparison with todays Washington when he says the city can be a magnet for sizable personalitiesŽ and that Fords saving graceŽ was that he was not like that: His calm, thoughtful and steadfast nature was remarkable in Washington, D.C., even in his own day, and some might assert even more so now.Ž Do tell. The current presidents contribution „ unintended but not insigni“cant „ to Americas civic health might be to help cure the country of unreasonable fastidiousness regarding presidential aspirants. For a while, at least, many voters will be less inclined than they once were to measure candidates with a political micrometer that encourages voters to be excessively “nicky, rejecting candidates for minor blemishes, only to wind up with one who is all blemish. More than four decades on from Fords accidental presidency, this man who wore plaid trousers and wore power lightly is a reminder that the nation can always do worse than to embrace normality. George Wills email address is georgewill@ Ford: Accidental president wore power lightly George Will How evil is MS13? Last year, two gang members in Texas reportedly murdered a teenage girl as an offering to Satan. According to prosecutors, the gang leader (known as DiabolicoŽ) told the young girl that the BeastŽ wanted a soulŽ before having his partner shoot her in the head and dump her body on a street corner. As charges were read against the two, the Houston Chronicle reported, they laughed, smiled and waved for the media cameras.Ž MS-13 gang members, police have said, also stabbed a Maryland man more than 100 times before decapitating him and cutting out his heart ƒ lured a 34-year-old man to his already dug grave ƒ and stoned an 18-year-old boy to death and dumped his body under a bridge. MS-13 is a demonic death cult. And President Trump has Nancy Pelosi defending its members humanity. When Trump declared at a White House roundtable, You wouldnt believe how bad these people are. These arent people. These are animals,Ž he was clearly referring to MS-13. But the media and Democrats took the presidents quote out of context and declared that he had referred to all illegal immigrants as animals. The Associated Press tweeted that Trump referred to those crossing US border illegally as animals.Ž The New York Times tweeted, Trump lashed out at undocumented immigrants during a White House meeting, calling those trying to breach the countrys borders animals.Ž Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) declared, When all of our great-great-grandparents came to America they werent animals, and these people arent either.Ž By the next morning, news organizations were walking back their stories. The Associated Press announced it had deleted a tweet from late Wednesday on Trumps animals comment about immigrants because it wasnt made clear that he was speaking after a comment about gang members.Ž But not Pelosi, the House minority leader. Even after it was clear that Trump was referring to gang members, the California Democrat still claimed the president had called undocumented immigrantsŽ animals, declaring at a news conference that his remarks were inhumaneŽ and that were all Gods children ƒ Does he not believe in the spark of divinity, the dignity and worth of every person?Ž Of course, we are all created in the image and likeness of God. That is true of MS-13 members. It was also true of Osama bin Laden, Pol Pot and Adolf Hitler. But can you imagine Pelosi standing up in outrage to defend their humanity? Referring to evil men as animalsŽ is a common colloquial expression. The Oxford Dictionarys de“nition of the word animalŽ includes a person without human attributes or civilizing in”uences, especially someone who is very cruel, violent, or repulsive.Ž It offers, as an example of its proper use: those men have to be animals „ what they did to that boy was savage.Ž Which is exactly how Trump used the word. To this day, Pelosi has neither retracted her remarks nor admitted she was wrong. So now Trump is giving as good as he got. I noticed recently where Democrats, Nancy Pelosi as an example, are trying to defend MS-13 gang members,Ž Trump declared at a Long Island event last week. I called them animals the other day and I was met with rebuke. They said, they are people. They are not people. These are animals.Ž At a rally in Nashville this week, he announced to a cheering crowd that Pelosi loves MS-13,Ž pointing out that, I said theyre animals, and she said how dare you say that?Ž He then asked the crowd, What was the name?Ž The crowd responded, animals!Ž Expect to hear that refrain at many Trump rallies in the months ahead. Through their dishonesty, Democrats such as Pelosi have handed the president a winning issue. A Harvard/Harris poll “nds that 56 percent of Americans agree with Trump that it is fair to call MS-13 animalsŽ (including 47 percent of Hispanics, and 41 percent of Democrats). Millions of Americans cant understand why Democrats seem more hostile toward Trump than a vicious gang that carries out savage killings. Is Trump wrong to say Pelosi loves MS-13Ž? Sure. But with her deceitful attack, she gave him the pretext to make that claim. There is a lesson here for Democrats: Trump says enough outrageous things that Democrats shouldnt have to make them up. When the president has you defending the dignity and worthŽ of MS-13 members, youre doing something wrong. Marc A. Thiessen is a Washington Post columnist.Democrats dishonesty hands Trump a winning issue Marc A. Thiessen € Fewer unwanted children born following Roe v. Wade in 1973. (See above.) 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Page 8 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 Florida regulators have approved plans for three new hospitals in Lee and Collier counties, a decision that reverses the states view four years ago that no new health centers were needed in the region. This means that Lee Health may proceed with plans to build an 82-bed hospital on a medical campus it is already building in Estero. But it also means that HCA Healthcare, which left Southwest Florida more than a decade ago, may open its own 80-bed hospital and inpatient psychiatric facility less than three miles away on a site near Corkscrew Road and U.S. 41. The hospital also would become Lee Countys third receiving facility for people undergoing involuntary mental health evaluations under the states Baker Act. The Florida Agency for Health Care Administrations ruling, which must approve most new hospital construction, said on Friday that both hospitals are needed to meet the care for the rapidly growing population and to diversify the regions health care offerings: The Agency “nds that approval of both applicants, collectively, will increase accessibility and availability of inpatient services while enhancing health care and fostering competition to promote quality and cost effectiveness to residents of the subdistrict.Ž A third approved plan from Braden Clinic in Ave Maria calls for the construction of a 25-bed health center in that community. AHCA actually approved all six hospitalrelated applications “led throughout the state in February. Other approved plans involve health centers in Marion, Volusia and Orange counties. Lee Healths president and CEO, Larry Antonucci, praised AHCAs decision to approve his organizations project. He did not mention the approval of HCAs. This is great news for the residents of the Estero and Bonita Springs community. We have recognized the need for a hospital in South Lee County for a very long time,Ž Antonucci said in a written statement. This new hospital bed tower will integrate beautifully with Lee Health „ Coconut Point, and provide necessary acute care beds to the community.Ž HCA did not comment on the announcement Friday. Braden Clinic administrators also welcomed the news in an email that read, in part: (It) is clear that the Braden Hospitals application was successful in demonstrating to the state what the residents of Ave Maria and Immokalee have known for a very long time: it is time to build a hospital in Eastern Collier County.Ž The decision is not the “nal say in the matter. Challenges to it may be “led through June 25. Lee Health has not yet decided its next steps, spokeswoman Mary Briggs said. NCH Healthcare System, which operates the largest hospitals in Collier County and competes with Lee Health for patients in south Lee County, had opposed all three bids. It plans to challenge the approvals by arguing that the new hospitals will provide nothing that isnt already offered in the region. In a lengthy statement issued Friday afternoon, NCH administrators also questioned the motives behind AHCAs unprecedentedŽ approvals of all hospital proposals “led in Florida this year. It is clear that by these across-the-board approvals that the applications were not approved on their merit or under statutory criteria,Ž the NCH statement reads, in part. It added: There is simply no case to be made that a new $100 million-plus hospital should be built in Lee County.Ž Though the NCH statement does not mention it, Gov. Rick Scott has called for changing state law to make it easier for new hospitals and trauma centers to open. A proposed amendment to the Florida Constitution to scrap the existing approval process failed to make it onto the November ballot. Whatever the reasoning, Estero community activists who have been seeking a south Lee County hospital for years welcomed the news. The nearest hospitals in south Fort Myers and Naples are roughly a half hour drive away. After 10 years of “ghting for this, its great to hear. Unfortunately, its not over yet. But hopefully this will be upheld,Ž said Nick Batos, an Estero Village Council member and its liaison to Lee Health. As for the two approvals for Estero, he said: To have two within a couple of miles of each other is kind of astonishing. I dont understand that.ŽThe playersThe 102-year-old Lee Health, formerly known as Lee Memorial Health System, is a public hospital system governed by an elected 10-person governing board. It operates four acute-care hospitals in Lee County and a variety of specialty clinics and health centers, including The Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Lee Health also operates the only trauma center between Sarasota and Miami. It frequently faces criticism for being a monopolyŽ because it operates roughly 95 percent of the adult acute-care hospital beds in Lee County. For now, its only competitor is the 88-bed Lehigh Regional Medical Center in Lehigh Acres. Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is the nations largest hospital operator with 179 hospitals, 120 freestanding surgery centers and a number of medical facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Its Florida holdings include Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, Englewood Community Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. Scott led what was then known as Columbia/HCA between 1987 and 1997. He left amid a federal investigation into its Medicare billing practices, which ultimately forced the company to pay $1.7 billion in penalties and “nes between 2000 and 2002. At the time, it was the largest health care fraud in the nations history, according to Politifact. HCA formerly operated the now-demolished Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center and what was once known as Gulf Coast Hospital. Lee Health acquired both in 2006 in a $535 million deal. Braden Clinic has been in Ave Maria for several years and provides a number of outpatient medical services, including primary medical care, urgent care and pediatric care. It also offers lab services. Its hospital would serve Ave Maria, Immokalee and the surrounding rural communities, according to its website. It is expected to offer 24/7 emergency services, a pharmacy, a lab, rehabilitation care, imaging, an infusion center and cardiorespiratory.Florida approves three new hospitals for Lee and Collier countiesBy FRANK GLUCKNEWS PRESSNORTH PORT „ It is that time of year again. The North Port City Commission will spend most of next week pouring over budget proposals for the 2019 “scal year, which begins in October. From June 4-6, commissioners will meet with staff starting at 9 a.m. in City Hall. Each department will bring their proposals for the budget, which commissioners will give their opinion on. City Manager Pete Lear will then compile a budget based on those opinions to present to commission for approval. With all the proposed changes, the preliminary budget would be $161,352,528. However, requests often face tough battles seeking approval. An increase in the millage rate is also proposed in the document. The millage rate is the amount per $1,000 of property value that is used to calculate local property taxes. The total proposed increase is 0.2236, which would help cover the costs of the 2019 North Port Aquatic Center and increased service levels for the city. This would bring the total millage rate from 3.4070 to 3.6306, bringing in $14,545,980 more in ad volorem revenue. The meetings will be held in Room 244 and are open to the public. Email: North Port budget talks begin next weekBy LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITERCHARLOTTE COUNTY … Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office will increase traffic enforcement at the following locations: Speed enforcement: € Midway Boulevard Top crash locations: € S.R. 776/ Sunnybrook Road € U.S. 41/Cochran Boulevard € U.S. 41/Conway Boulevard € I-75/U.S. 17 The North Port Police Department reported the following arrests: € Nickolas Antony Calvano, 22, 4400 block of Sabrina Ter., North Port. Charge: two counts of contempt of court (original charge: driving while license suspended or revoked) and resisting officer without violence. Bond: $12,500. € Matthew Jacob Sobrower, 24, 4900 block of Alseir Rd., North Port. Charge: driving while license suspended. Bond: $1,500. The Florida Highway Patrol reported the following arrest: € Patrick James Rule, 35, 2200 block of NW Flint Rd., Arcadia. Charge: DUI. Bond: $500. The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: € Brett Bobrzynski, 28, 3800 block of Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Charge: DUI and two counts of resisting officer without violence. Bond: $1,500. € Christopher Clark, 26, 500 block of Kumquat Ct., Sarasota. Charge: three counts of contempt of court (original charges: criminal mischief with damage to property, trespassing on property other than a structure or conveyance and battery by touch or strike). Bond: $45,000. € Mandi Jay Grant, 27, 200 block of E. Venice Blvd., Venice. Charge: contempt of court (original charge: possession or use of narcotics equipment) and probation violation (original charge: drug building public nuisance). Bond: $3,000. € Dustin Alexander Nagy, 34, 500 block of Center Rd., Venice. Charge: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond: $120. The Sarasota Police Department reported the following arrests: € Lee Joseph Esposito, 64, 4100 block of Central Sarasota Pkwy., Sarasota. Charge: DUI, resisting officer without violence and DUI with damage to property or personal injury. Bond: $1,500. € Timothy David Gilmore, 48, 2500 block of Chilk Ave., Sarasota. Charge: possession of over 20 grams of marijuana and possession or use of narcotics equipment. Bond: $2,000. € Dylan Andrew Santonastasi, 33, 300 block of Beethoven Ave., Sarasota. Charge: unarmed burglary of an unoccupied structure. Bond: $1,500.… Compiled by Kayla GleasonCCSO announces traffic enforcement locations POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. Looking For Something? Find it in the Classifieds! Shes waiting for a new home. Shes waiting for you. V i s i t y o u r l o c a l V i s i t y o u r l o c a l Visit your local a n i m a l s h e l t e r t o d a y a n i m a l s h e l t e r t o d a y animal shelter today. P ORT C HARLOTTE /P UNTA G ORDA T HE A NIMAL W ELFARE L EAGUE 3519 Drance St. (941) 625-6720 D E S OTO C OUNTY A NIMAL S HELTER (863) 993-4855 E NGLEWOOD S UNCOAST H UMANE S OCIETY 6781 San Casa Dr. (941) 474-7884 E NGLEWOOD EARS A NIMAL R ESCUE S OCIETY 145 W. Dearborn St. (941) 475-0636 (941) 681-3877Volunteers neededNorth Ports Meals on Wheels is growing and seeks volunteer drivers and kitchen assistants. It is moving into a larger facility and increasing its client base. Anyone interested can call Teddy Repose at 941-685-6969 or email npmealsonwheels@ gmail.comMoose dinnerNorth Port Moose Lodge offers a fried chicken dinner on the third Wednesday of each month. The dinner is served from 5-8 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the Building Fund. Advanced tickets available at the bar. It is a three-piece golden fried chicken dinner with potatoes, gravy, a vegetable and roll for members and qualified guests.Summer learning programThe Sarasota County Libraries Summer Learning program returns June 4 -Aug. 4. Shannon Staub Public Library will celebrate its with a Rock the 80sŽ kickoff party is from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m Saturday, June 9. Officials said there are activities for everyone, including a disc jockey from 1-3 p.m., creating the soundtrack for our 80s prom party.Ž The storytime event will features Kenny Loggins FootlooseŽ along with Chris van Allsburgs JumanjiŽ and have dancing and audience participation, the library said. It also has face painting, arcade games, crafts, an escape room for teens based on Stranger Things,Ž prizes and more.Casino tripKnights of Columbus Council 7997 hosts a bus trip to Immokalee Casino on June 11; Buses board at 8 a.m. at North Port WalMart. The cost is $25. For more information or reservations, call Michael at 941-400-7416. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS KEEPINFORMED!Log onto www. s unnew s paper s .net for breaking new s .LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS adno=50536647 Bethany L. 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The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 9 May 28, 2018 North Port Senior Center North/South: 1st: Sharon Redmond and Homer Baxter; 2nd: Vivien Heppner and Ella Richard East/West: 1st: Ann Benmayor and Warren Prince; 2nd: Marcia Lanphear and John Herrmann. BRIDGE WINNERS BIRTHDAYS Happy 97th birthday to Grace Steneck on her special day, June 5. CONTACT FOR BIRTHDAYSEach week in Sundays Sun we run free birthday announcements, along with a photo. Email your .jpg photo of the birthday boy or girl of any age, along with the persons name, age, and birthday month and date, to Sherri Dennis at Deadline is noon Wednesday. Note: If you bring or mail in a hard-copy photo (to 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980), we will try to accommodate you, but we CANNOT guarantee the ability to return it to you. For more information, call Sherri at 941-206-1010. WEEKLY RECORDCharlotte County marriage licenses€ Jessica Renee Lord of Hastings, Mich., and John Paul McKelvey of Hastings, Mich. € Gary Lee Holloway of Petersburg, Ill., and Staci Fabbri Lilly of Petersburg, Ill. € Stefanie Lene Bergmeyer of Eagan, Minn., and Jordan David Wintheiser of Eagan, Minn. € Avery Bernard Duff of Fairview Heights, Ill., and Naomi Rolanda Reynolds of Fairview Heights, Ill. € Rodney Robert Stone of Louisville, Ohio, and Sarah Lynn Archer of Louisville,Ohio € Brittany Nicole Caliguri of North Port, and Adam Paul Rafuse of North Port € Morgan Brittany White of North Port, and Brian David Spurlin of North Port € Madison Jo Adams of Pensacola, and Alex Hunter Francis of Pensacola € Craig Allen Felker of Punta Gorda, and Shannon Jean Hays of Punta Gorda € Rudolph Matthew Richardson of Punta Gorda, and Samantha Ann Jones of Punta Gorda € Shelley Fern Young of Sudbury, Ontario, and Corey Edward Merrill of Port Charlotte € Mark Wayne Poteat of Port Charlotte, and Deborah Lynne Cassidy of Port Charlotte € Kristiana Kathryn Gregoire of Punta Gorda, and Christopher Dilou Bastien of Punta Gorda € Herman Alfred Gleicher of Port Charlotte, and Eliane Fernanda Borille of Port Charlotte € Austin Ray Muehling of Punta Gorda, and Michelle Jon McCurdy of Punta Gorda € Whitney Suzanne Rice of Punta Gorda, and Amanda Lee Armenio of Punta Gorda € Jeanne Marie Bennett of Port Charlotte, and Donald Samuel Petralia of Port CharlotteCharlotte County divorces€ Jennifer Deasis Bentillo v. Eugene R. Catacutan € Elizabeth Gonzales v. Ruben Gonzales € Dana Nedashkovskiy v. Veniamin Nedashkovskiy WINNERS CIRCLEAmerican Legion Post 103€ Sunday Darts winners May 27: Game 1: 1-Pat Seaman, Barb Carroll; 2-Pam Kirkaldy, Dale McDaniel; 3-Paul Martin, Kim. Game 2: 1-John Seaman, Kim; 2-Pat Seaman, Nancy Gant; 3-Bill Kirkaldy, Dale McDaniel.American Legion Post 110€ Bridge winners May 28: Barb Lutz, 4950; Tom Zinneman, 4910; Jean Finks, 3680; Ann Lewis, 3490.Charlotte Square Condominium Complex€ Charlotte County Bridge Group winners May 26: Joyce Weibel, 5440; Trudy Riley, 4830; Jay Oberlander, 4000.Cultural Center of Charlotte County€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners May 24: 1-Christine Beury, Mary Revins; 2-Pam Dean, Bill Vigneault; 3-Mary Chupak, Margo Kalmus. May 29: 1-Bob Mohrbacher, Elizabeth Wood; 2-Bob Rancourt, Cheryl Jakubowski; 3-Bill Vigneault, Pam Dean. € Mahjong winners May 24: Table 1: Toni Trezise, Bea Oram; Table 2: Merry Davine, Doris Marlin; Table 3: Dorothy Quirk, Sharon Voeglie; Table 4: Vicki Shoat, Marie Devlin. May 29: Table 1: Bea Oram, Linda Kopp; Table 2: Gina Adamo, Merry Davine; Table 3: Linda Palolsky; Barb Polisar; Table 4: Marie Devlin, Jan Gifford; Table 5: Judy Sprauge, Evelyn Kalmaer. € Port Charlotte Cribbage Club 147 winners May 30: Martha Bryant, 18; Lynn Davis, 18; Sharon Liotta, 14; Alice Patenaude, 14; Jack Stakley, 12.Englewood Elks€ Trivia Game winners May 30: 1-Eight Shades of Gray, $49; 2-Scorpions, $17.Isles Yacht Club€ Scrabble winners May 25: Peggy Carter, 232, 196; Judith Howell, 380, 269, 184. € Duplicate Bridge winners May 30: 1-Debbie and John Greenslade; 2-Lance and Marilyn Kemp; 3-Bob and Jackie Whitaker.Kings Gate€ Wednesday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners May 30: Kathy Garbowicz, 1199; Jan Howard, 993. € Friday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners May 25 : 1-Rita Harkey, 1121; Gary Sblendoria, 1087; Fred Smith, 1022. € Monday Night Bridge winners May 28: 1-Barbara Alloe, 4580; 2-Joyce Wiebel, 3900; 3-Judi, 3660 4-Harold Clark, 3180.Kingsway Country Club€ Ladies Bridge winners May 30: 1-Marlene Warburton; 2-Carol Fisher. € Partners Bridge winners May 30: 1-Dave Baker; 2-Linda Bellmore. € Moose Lodge 2121 € Euchre Card Game winners May 31: Michael Robinson, 78; Mary Ebert, 76; John Williams, 71; Tracey Kephart, 69; Tony Rottenbucher, 68; Allan S Weithman, 66.Riverwood€ Friday Night Riverwood Trivia Game winners May 25: 1-Riverwood Rebels; 2-Blue Penguins.Twin Isles Country Club€ Duplicate Bridge winners May 30: 1-Barb Clay, Shirley Carlson, 2-(tie) Nancy Scheer, Kathy Strayton, Katie Costello, Joan Shute. May 31: -Nancy Padgett, Barbara Clay, 2-Susan Baird, Katie Costello. Want to add your group? Email for details. SARASOTA „ The Sarasota County School Board will continue to look at its policy ahead of Tuesdays meeting. The board has been reviewing policies. During its last policy workshop, the board looked at several chapters. Since it began looking at its policy, the board has approved to advertise several of the chapters, and has been combing through Chapter 9, which has several parts. Following its policy workshop, the board will move into its afternoon meeting. On Tuesdays agenda, there are two items of new business dealing with the State College of Florida articulation agreement and the one year extension of Apex Learning credit recovery program. The SCF articulation agreement has been the subject of several board discussions following an issue with the Pine View school. Back in April, SCF decided to no longer allow dual-enrollment classes on Pine Views campus. The choice to end the classes at Pine View caused the board to review the articulation agreement. During its May workshop, the board looked over the articulation agreement and the changes made for the 2018-19 school year. On Tuesday, the board will approve the new changes to the articulation agreement for the coming school year. Also under new business is the approval of the Apex Learning credit recovery program. The approval is for another year of use of the program at Sarasota County Schools. The program makes it possible to offer a personalized credit recovery that addresses the diverse learning needs of all credit recovery students, according to board documents. Tuesday the board will approve the extension of the program for another year. The Sarasota County School Board will meet at 4 p.m. for its policy review workshop, followed by its regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. in The Board Chambers, 1980 Landings Blvd., Sarasota. 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Page 10 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 LOCAL SPORTS LOCAL SPORTS Contact usBenjamin Baugh € Editor or 941-206-1175 Bryan Levine € Staff writer or 941-206-1122 Vincent Portell € Staff writer or 941-206-1185 EMAIL: FAX: 941-629-2085 SunCoast Sports NowWhen news breaks, we blog it at www.suncoast Like us and share our photos on Facebook: SunCoastSports Follow us on Twitter for live updates and breaking news: @SunCoastSports How to ƒSubmit a story idea: Email or call the sports department at 941-2061175. Must contain name, address and number. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1175. To report an error: Call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email PUNTA GORDA „ Its often the start of a journey for those with dreams and aspirations of glory. The Sugar Bert Boxing national quali“er began Saturday at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, where as many as 500 boxers in nearly 100 classes tested their mettle, with an opportunity to earn points, championship belts and the chance to participate for the national title to be held in November at the Park Inn by Radisson Resort in Kissimmee. However, those boxers will have to distinguish themselves in the ring during the third of four regional quali“ers, if theyre to move up to the next level. Charlotte County will take on a far more active role as a site for a tournament that has brought amateur boxing back into the mainstream consciousness. It was announced Friday that Punta Gorda, which also hosted this event in 2016, will become the home of the Sugar Bert event in 2019 and 2020. The tournament will not only provide the Charlotte County area with some prestige within the boxing community, but bring a much welcomed economic boost during whats considered to be a relatively slow time of the year. Sugar BertŽ Wells, a former Golden Gloves boxer and the events promoter, said the boxers who go through his promotion, have gone on to the Olympic Trials, Olympics and professional ranks. This is due in part to the sponsors who play a large role in helping the top-ranked “ghters get to national tournaments, providing them with exposure against elite competition. Prominent corporate names and renowned brands have been involved with the tournament including Nike, Publix and USA Boxing, the nations of“cial sanctioning body of amateur boxing. This event brings in the best boxers in the country,Ž said Wells. Were going to take these sponsorship dollars and spread it among those who are ranked. This will allow boxers to go to these USA Boxing events and compete.Ž Wells said these types of events are important in providing the “ghters with an opportunity to get exposure, allowing them to compete against boxers of a similar caliber, preparing them for the next level of competition. This is a belt tournament,Ž said Wells.ŽNobody has the belts we have. Youre also being ranked so you can go to Disney World to box and the top-ranked ones will be sponsored.Ž Many of the boxers, as young as age 8, male and female, came to the conference center to weigh-in and get used to the two rings that will be used during the weekend. Weigh-ins continue Saturday morning for the walk-ups who register, with bouts beginning at 2 p.m. both days and going until roughly 8 p.m., with belts being given throughout the entire weekend. The boxers also have an opportunity to meet people such as Nelson Lopez Jr., whose Raynelo promotions has served as a conduit in helping “ghters enjoy success, by making the transition seamless as they leave the amateur ranks and turn professional. Some of the kids I work with came through this event,Ž said Lopez. Erickson Lubin, a top contender in the lightmiddleweight division, came through these tournaments. This is where they start their career. When someone beats a contender, people talk about it. It gets publicity.Ž Bob Alexander, a longtime boxing announcer and Charlotte County resident, said he was thrilled the tournament will make a home in Punta Gorda for the next few years, which is expected to bring in up to $1.5 million in economic impact this weekend alone. Its a part of the vision of Sugar Bert Boxing to make Punta Gorda a boxing city and were very excited for the community to be a part of that,Ž Alexander said. Sugar Bert Boxing wants to give amateur boxing a shot in the arm and make sure it gets back to the heights of the past.ŽPunta Gorda to be site for boxing tournament in 2019 and 2020By CHUCK BALLAROSUN CORRESPONDENT SUGAR BERT BOXING SPORTS CAMPSFOOTBALLThe CHS football team is hosting its annual 2-man golf scramble Saturday, June 2 at Port Charlotte Golf Club. Start time is 8:30 am. The cost is $75 per golfer. There must be a minimum 15 handicap per team. Lunch and beverages will be provided. For more info, call Scott Harvey at 941-204-5691. 2018 North Port High School Basketball Summer Camp: June 4-8 and June 11-15 Boys and Girls in Grades K-9; $80 per week or $150 for both weeks „ 8:30am-Noon; Campers may be dropped off starting at 8am. Campers will develop skills for the next level from the NPHS basketball coaches and players. Awards given daily for daily competition; Final competition and games on the main court on Friday! Two campers will receive a camp t-shirt. Questions Contact: Coach Ryan Power: 772486-5628 ryan.power@ sarasotacountyschools. net or Coach Dale Huffman: 941-5863435 dale.huffman@ 2018 Lady Mantas Sports Camp: The 2018 Lady Mantas Sports Camp will take place from May 30-June 1. The camp, which features sessions in basketball, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball, is for girls in grades 3-8 and runs from 8 a.m.-noon each day. An optional afternoon session is available from 12-3 on those days. Cost for the camp is $60 for the morning session and $40 for the afternoon session. A discounted family plan is also available. Each Participant will receive a camp t-shirt. For more information or to register, contact Kim Pinkham 474-7702 or Mike Young ext. 3112.SAILINGEnglewood Sailings Popular Summer Sailing Camps: Learn to sail or improve your skills on beautiful Lemon Bay this summer. Registration is now open for youth ages 10-17 at the Englewood SKY Family YMCA. Camps provide supervised instruction in the fundamentals of sailing and boat handling, as well as safety, seamanship and environmental awareness. Instruction is provided by adult U.S. Sailing certified instructors. The ability to swim is a prerequisite. Camp Dates: June 4-8 and June 18-22 and July 9-13, from 9-3 daily. Cost: $135, with a $10 discount for Y or ESA members. Camps are held at the ESA Sailing Center at Indian Mound Park in Englewood. For more information, contact Laurie OGara at (908) 310-7975 or the Englewood SKY Family Y at (941) 475-1234. Please visit our website at englewoodsailing. org. Camps are limited to 22 participants each. Charlotte Harbor Multihull Association: For multihull owners or those interested in them. No dues. Meets first Monday of each month 6 p.m. at Harpoon Harrys. Visit http:// group/CHMA/ or call Ron, 941-876-6667. Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center: Year-round weekly sailing classes for youth and adults. Monthly Portsmouth racing second Saturday each month. Family membership $140 per year includes use of boats on days open. Discounts available for multiple family members taking a class. Classes open to public and include beginning learn to sail, learn to race, advanced race training, tactical racing, water safety. Contact 941-456-8542 or email at or web at www.thesailingcenter. org or Facebook page Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center. Learn to Sail: Learn to Sail is offering youth sailing summer courses weekly from June 4 through August 10 at the YMCA Bayfront Center, 750 Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. The cost is $165 per week. Limit of 12 students per week. Resgister and pay online at or call 941-999-1102 for more information. SOCCERCharlotte Tarpon High School Preseason Camp: The Charlotte Tarpons will be conducting a high school preseason camp June 25-29, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. grades 7th through 12th, at the Charlotte High School Soccer Field. The cost is $50 per student. Checks should be made payable to Charlotte High School, and be received prior to June 22. The checks, registration and wavier should be mailed to: Charlotte High School, Attn. Greg Winkler, Boys Soccer, 1250 Cooper Street, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950. If checks are received after June 22, the cost will be $75. The fee includes a t-shirt and water bottle. The camp director is Greg Winkler, Charlotte High School Boys Soccer Coach, 2012 NSCAA National Coach of the Year. The objective of the camp will be to provide an opportunity for the players to immerse themselves into the Charlotte Boys system of play. There will be individual skill work and team tactics presented during the week. The week will also include team-building activiites and skills competitions. SWIMMINGCharlotte County Swimming: Year-round USA Swimming team provides instruction and competition ages 5 and up. Visit www. or call Susan, 941-628-1510.RUNNINGZoomers: The Southwest Florida club emphasizes running events and triathlons. Visit for information. BASEBALLSenior Men: The South Florida Suns, mens over-50 baseball team, is looking for players. All positions needed. Call 941-456-5229.MODEL SAILINGClub schedules: Sun Coast Club meets Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South County Regional Park in Punta Gorda. Open to the public. 941-628-8802.FOOTBALL / CHEER CAMPSThe Englewood Cats have scheduled football and cheer clinics, set for May 29, May 31 and June 2. The Clinics will take place at the Ann Dever Regional Park pm San Casa Drive, Englewood. The May 29 and May 31 clinics will be from 6 8 p.m., and the June 2 clinic will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a Punt, Pass & Kick Competition following. The Cats will also have registrations for the 2018 Season Participants must be between the ages of 5-15 for football and 5-16 for cheer. A parent/guardian must be present at the time of registration. The registration Fee is $25 which will include a T-shirt For information, please contact Lonne Moore at 941-2706240 or Kristine Riley 941-468-4069. The Cats website is being revamped, but please keep checking www. for further information.CREW CLUBLemon Bay Crew Club will host a Learn to Row open house from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 2 at Indian Mound Park, 210 Winson Ave., Englewood. Participants will learn the basics of safety and technique, practice on a rowing machine (ERG), then join experienced rowers in a 60-foot-long, 8-person sweep boat for a row on Lemon Bay. The full experience takes about an hour. The event is free, and no reservation or experience are needed. The club will offer a four-week Learn-to-Row class beginning June 9. For more information, call 941-473-2535 or visit Tarpon High School pre-Season Camp Date: June 25th „ June 29th. Where: Charlotte High School Soccer Field. Time: 8am-10:30am Participants: Grades 7-12.Cost: $50 Checks payable to: Charlotte High School, Prior to June 22nd. Checks, registration, & waiver should be mailed to: Charlotte High School / Attn: Greg Winkler, Boys Soccer / 1250 Cooper Street / Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Late Fee: $75 after 6/22. Fee includes: T-Shirt, Water bottle SPORTS CALENDAR SUN PHOTO BY BEN BAUGHSugar BertŽ Wells of Sugar Bert Boxing, made the announcement Friday that the Sugar Bert Boxing National Qualier will be returning to Punta Gorda and the Charlotte County Event and Conference Center in 2019 and 2020. IF YOU GOWhere: Charlotte County Event and Conference Center 75 Taylor Street, Punta Gorda When: Today from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: General Admission tickets start at $10 for children ages 4-8 and $15 for adults. For more information, you can access the Sugarbertboxing website at


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Page 12 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 BIG PINE KEY, Fla. „ Hurricane Irma took Dirk Lockards truck, his tools, his house „ it folded like a house of cardsŽ „ and turned the working class island he called home for the past 16 years into a scene of devastation. When the Category 4 storm swept through Big Pine Key in September with 140 mph winds and 5 feet of storm surge, it wiped out houses, crumpled trailers and scattered boats. Still, Lockard, 58, isnt that worried about this years hurricane season. He doesnt have much more to lose anymore. We have minimalized considerably,Ž he said, sitting in front of his current home, a new trailer. Although Big Pine, one of the hardest hit areas in the storm, still has work to do before the community is fully recovered from Irma, the rest of the Florida Keys appear to be back online and ready for hurricane season. The county promises issues from last year „ a “ght over debris removal contractors and anger over re-entry procedures „ wont be repeated. Money is trickling in from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the residents in FEMA-subsidized housing are down to a just a few. Most important, said Martin Senter“tt, emergency management director for the Keys, residents had their storm preparation muscles ”exed. Prior to Irma 90 percent of the people in the Florida Keys have never experienced a major hurricane. Now 90 percent of people have. Just that institutional knowledge, that right there is an incredible strength. We have a whole community now that gets it.Ž That includes Lockard and his wife. He said that if the spaghetti models show another hurricane headed for the Keys, theyll rent a truck and haul their trailer home and remaining belongings to safety. And they probably wont come back. Like many on Big Pine Key, Lockard cant afford to rebuild a home that meets the hurricane-resilient codes that have been considerably strengthened up in the decades since his house was built „ even though he had insurance and cash in the bank before the storm. But his land alone is still valuable, so hes selling it to pay for a new life somewhere more affordable. The Keys economy has taken plenty of hits since the storm. Tourism is down, destroyed homes mean less property tax income and only $600,000 in FEMA money has been deposited so far by the county. Despite that, Roman Gastesi, the county administrator, said he is con“dent that Monroe has enough money to handle the next hurricane. For one thing, the taxes and fees from the many people (like Lockard) selling their property are offsetting the loss of property tax revenue to the county from 1,500 homes that were destroyed and lost value. The county property appraiser is projecting at least 5 percent growth in property values next year, in part because of the replacement of cheaper homes in places like Big Pine with newer, more expensive houses. The county also took out a $40 million line of credit. So far its used about $29 million, and Gastesi said Monroe has such good credit it can always take out another loan. The county applied for $34 million in FEMA reimbursement, Gastesi said. So far its received $600,000, with another $2.2 million on the way soon from the state, through which the money ”ows. Overall, FEMA says it has given the state $21.4 million earmarked for Monroe. Statewide, FEMA estimates that Irma recovery projects will cost more than $333 million. Assurances from of“cials that the island chain is prepared for the season aside, residents are still wary. The dark side of that risk is still visible in the Avenues, the center of the damage in Big Pine Key. Blue tarps abound. Here and there, properties have tents set up with sleeping bags and belongings inside next to destroyed homes. Like Lockards place, many of the lots have for saleŽ signs. The stacks of ruined cars, trashed mobile homes and soggy, moldfurred pieces of home siding no longer line the roads. Most of the ruined homes have been demolished. On some lots, concrete pillars have sprouted „ hinting at the higher elevation home that will soon follow. On others, the carcasses of ruined homes still stand untouched. Lynn Ackiss, whose family owns the former trailer park turned FEMA trailer lot on Big Pine, said shes down to 14 tenants of the original 20 trailer households. All but one of the six families that left have moved out of the Keys because they couldnt “nd affordable housing. If another hurricane comes, Ackiss said she expects her residents to evacuate and not return. With everything theyve been through, theyll just pack up and head out,Ž she said.Grim upside for the Keys this hurricane season: Because of Irma, theres less to loseBy ALEX HARRISMIAMI HERALD AP FILE PHOTOIn this Sept. 13, 2017, le photo, debris surrounds a destroyed structure in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Big Pine Key, Fla. LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS adno=50536907 C E L E B R A T EYour High School Graduate Member Online:Great Rate!Easy to open. 2.26%APY*15-Month CD SPECIALPort Charlotte1950 Tamiami Trail 24100 Veterans Blvd.Punta Gorda3855 Tamiami Trail*Annual Percentage Yield (APY) effective as of the publication date. $1,000 minimum deposit to open and is required to earn stated APY. Penalty for early withdrawal. Offer not available to brokers, 1-844-901-OZRK (6975)adno=50536969


Page 14 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 2 Money issues often stand in the way of homeownership. A survey by rental service Apartment List found that 80 percent of millennial renters want to buy a home, but most say they cant afford to. What you may not realize is that many “rst-time homebuyer programs and grants offer “nancial help, and you may be eligible for various types of assistance. Here are nine “rst-time homebuyer programs and grants designed to help you land a great mortgage and get a place of your own.1. FHA loanIn an FHA loan, the Federal Housing Administration insures the mortgage. The FHA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The FHAs backing offers lenders a layer of protection, meaning that your lender wont experience a loss if you default on the mortgage. FHA loans typically come with competitive interest rates, smaller down payments and lower closing costs than conventional loans. If you have a credit score of 580 or higher, you could be eligible for a mortgage with a down payment as low as 3.5 percent of the purchase price. If your credit score is lower than 580, you still might qualify for an FHA mortgage, but the down payment would be at least 10 percent of the purchase amount.2. USDA loanWhile not well known, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a homebuyer assistance program. While the program focuses on homes in certain rural areas, you dont need to buy or run a farm to be eligible. The USDA guarantees the home loan. There may be no down payment required, and the loan payments are “xed. Applicants with a credit score of 640 or higher typically get streamlined processing. With a credit score below 640, you still can qualify for a USDA loan, but the lender will ask for extra documentation about your payment history. Keep in mind that there are income limitations, which can vary by region.3. VA loanThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) helps active-duty military members, veterans and surviving spouses buy homes. The VA guarantees part of the loan, making it possible for lenders to offer some special features. VA loans come with competitive interest rates and require no down payment. You arent required to pay for private mortgage insurance (PMI), and a minimum credit score isnt needed for eligibility. If it becomes dif“cult to make payments on the mortgage, the VA can negotiate with the lender on your behalf.4. Good Neighbor Next DoorThe Good Neighbor Next Door program, sponsored by HUD, provides housing aid for law enforcement of“cers, “re“ghters, emergency medical technicians and pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers. Through this program, you can receive a discount of 50 percent on a homes listed price in regions known as revitalization areas.Ž Using the programs website, you can search for properties available in your state. You must commit to living in the home for at least 36 months.5. Fannie Mae or Freddie MacFannie Mae and Freddie Mac are government-sponsored entities. They work with local lenders to offer mortgage options that bene“t lowand moderate-income families. With the backing of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, lenders can offer competitive interest rates and accept down payments as low as 3 percent of the purchase price. Fannie Mae also provides homeownership education for “rst-time homebuyers through its HomePath Ready BuyerŽ program.6. Energy-efficient mortgage (EEM)An energy-ef“cient, or green,Ž mortgage is designed to help you add improvements to your home to make it more environmentally friendly. The federal government supports EEM loans by insuring them through the FHA or VA programs. The key advantage of this mortgage is that it lets you create an energy-ef“cient home without having to make a larger down payment. The extra cost is rolled into your primary loan. Some improvements you can make include installing double-paned windows, new insulation or a modern heating-and-cooling system.7. FHA Section 203(k)If youve run the numbers to see how much house you can afford and have determined a “xer-upper is best for your budget, the Section 203(k) rehabilitation program may be a good “t. This type of loan, backed by the FHA, takes into consideration the value of the residence after improvements have been made. It then lets you borrow the funds youll need to carry out the project and includes them in your main mortgage. The down payment for a 203(k) loan can be as low as 3 percent.8. Native American Direct LoanSince 1992, the Native American Veteran Direct Loan program has helped Native American veterans and their spouses buy homes on federal trust lands. The VA serves as the lender. If youre eligible, you wont be required to make a down payment or pay for private mortgage insurance (PMI). This “rst-time homebuyer loan also offers low closing costs and a 30-year “xed-rate mortgage.9. Local grants and programsIn addition to the various programs provided by the federal government, many states and cities offer help to “rst-time homebuyers. Before buying a home, check your states or communitys website for information on housing grants and programs available in your area. You also might consider contacting a real estate agent or local HUD-approved housing counseling agency to learn more about programs in your area that might apply to your situation.Nine grants and programs to help you buy your first homeBy RACHEL HARTMANBANKRATE.COM Board members of the Englewood Area Board of Realtors recently traveled to our nations capital to attend the Realtors Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. The event is held to give members of the National Association of Realtors an opportunity to have an active role to advance the real estate industry, public policy and the association. Special issues forums are held, including the Federal Legislative & Political Forum, which featured speaker William Brock Long, administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency. Administrator Longs address covered a broad range of disaster and emergency management topics from the National Flood Insurance Reauthorization to Federal Disaster Relief, Rebuilding Assistance and Mitigation in the aftermath of the record-breaking 2017 hurricane season. EABOR president Kathi Obendorfer attended the expo and met with Congressman Vern Buchanan to discuss issues that directly affect private property rights. Attending the NAR Legislative Meetings was a great way to meet and network with many Association Presidents from around the country,Ž Obendorfer said. Connecting with so many Realtor professionals makes you realize you are making a difference for homeowners by “ghting to protect private property rights.Ž The NAR Board of Directors at its meeting in Washington took a major step toward increasing professionalism in real estate by giving associations new teeth for enforcing Code of Ethics violations, and it also positioned Realtors for the future by adopting the associations “rst dues increase in eight years. Obendorfer will share what she learned at EABORs next membership meeting in June. EABOR is a trade organization that has been the local voice for real estate since 1962. 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The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 15 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 3 with plastic panels that diffuse the light. At a minimum, replace these yellowed panels with new, clear panels. They are inexpensive and will make a signi“cant difference. A better, more involved option is to gut everything in this recessed area. Around the edges of the rectangle, apply bead-board. Have an electrician redirect the wiring that powered the ”uorescent tubes to an overhead electrical box that you can use to install contemporary lighting “xtures. And third, replace the loud, bold colors that cover some of your rooms with neutral colors that tend to endure over time. You can get ideas for this by visiting the model homes in your area. Brett Slattery is broker/ owner of Brett Slattery Realty llc in Charlotte County. Brett responds to all questions and column suggestions, including those not printed due to space limitations. Reach him via 941-468-1430,, or PAGE 1 PHOTOS BY BRETT SLATTERYMany homes built in the early 90s have uorescent lighting recessed into the ceiling, covered by a clear plastic lm that has yellowed over the years. This results in a very dated look. This photo depicts a similar situation where the orescent lighting has been gutted. The resultant rectangle is covered with bead-board and outtted with contemporary lighting.Mortgage borrowers with enough money to make a down payment larger than the minimum must decide whether to increase the down payment or pay points. This is an investment decision that should be based on which option yields the higher rate of return. € Borrowers with long time horizons, who dont have enough money to make a meaningful increase in down payment (see below), should consider paying points. In todays market, the 4.50 percent rate on a 30-year “xed-rate loan to a prime borrower could be reduced to 4 percent by paying 2.6 points „ that is 2.6 percent of the loan amount. Over the next 12 years, that would earn a return of 11.5 percent. If the mortgage is terminated after “ve years, however, the interest saved would not cover the cost of the points, resulting in a negative rate of return. The rate of return from an investment in points on a fixed-rate mortgage can be derived using calculator 11c on my website. € Investing a small amount in a larger down payment yields a modest return. A borrower putting 5 percent down who elects to increase the down payment to 6 percent or 7 percent earns a return equal to the mortgage rate, or just a little higher, regardless of how long the mortgage is in force. The return is a little higher than the mortgage rate because of upfront fees scaled to the loan amount. € To generate a higher yield, the investment in a larger down payment must be large enough to flip the loan into a lower mortgage insurance premium or interest rate category. Mortgage insurance premium categories, expressed in down payments, are generally 3 percent to 4.99 percent, 5 percent to 9.99 percent, 10 percent to 14.99 percent, and15 percent to 19.99 percent. Where lenders pay for the mortgage insurance and price it in the rate, they use the same categories. If the borrower taking a 4.5 percent mortgage at zero points with 5 percent down raises the down payment to 10 percent, the loan shifts into the 10-14.99 percent mortgage insurance premium category. Since the premium is lower, the return on investment over 12 years rises to 7 percent. The rate of return from an investment in down payment on a fixed-rate mortgage can be derived using calculator 12a on my website € Increasing the down payment on a loan slightly larger than the conforming loan limit increases the rate of return. The conforming loan limit is the maximum size mortgage that can be purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. A loan for $453,101 will carry a rate about 0.25 percent higher than a loan of $453,100, which is the current maximum. Hence, a borrower contemplating a down payment that would result in a loan amount slightly above the conforming loan limit should consider raising the down payment by enough to get under the limit. € Borrowers forced into a non-qualified mortgage earn the highest return on investment in a larger down payment. Last week I wrote about mortgages that for one reason or another did not meet the requirements established by Dodd-Frank for the standard mortgage designation. One consequence of this designation is that we now have lenders specializing in non-quali“ed mortgages who operate in a manner very similar to sub-prime lenders before the “nancial crisis. One striking point of similarity is that mortgage insurance is not required but variability in interest rate associated with differences in down payment is very large. A result is that the rate of return to the borrower on an investment in a larger down payment is very high. As an example, one lender of non-quali“ed mortgages whose price sheets I managed to access quoted 6.625 percent on a high credit score transaction with 10 percent down, and 5.375 percent with 20 percent down. The rate of return to the borrower on the down payment increase would be 12.2 percent calculated over 12 years. With a low credit score borrower, the rates were 8.375 percent and 7.375 percent, resulting in a return on investment of 15.9 percent. The bottom line is that mortgage borrowers who fall into the highest price categories, whether because of their credit history, weak documentation or whatever, can earn the highest rate of return on investments in larger down payments. Jack Guttentag is professor emeritus of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Comments and questions can be left at http://www. excess cash: Make a larger down payment or pay points?By JACK GUTTENTAGTHE MORTGAGE PROFESSOR Let The DONT BE LEFT IN THE DARK! Light Your Way! Your source for local, national & world news. Birthday Bash! Tonys Dirty adno=54535250


Page E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 4 PHILADELPHIA „ Photographer Kate Devlin takes the time to consider all four corners of a room. Bare or cluttered, tight or spacious, the next corner always offers a different view. Is the best photograph of a living room the one that reveals a glimpse of a stairway and not the open kitchen that lies directly ahead? Or should she shoot both angles? An online real estate listing typically has 25 photographs these days, another reason to consider multiple perspectives. Devlin recently moved about the living room in a Fitler Square rowhouse calmly and quietly. She settled her tripod in a spot where the staircase sat out of range, then found a shot that captured the width of the living room, but also the stairs in a mirrors re”ection. Devlin, who lives in Fairmount, estimates that she shoots some 525 homes a year. Real estate photography isnt a new “eld, but it carries new clout in the internet age as searching for homes online has become a near-universal experience. According to a 2017 National Association of Realtors survey, 95 percent of home buyers used the internet to look for property; 68 percent are doing so on their phones. The new imperative? Entice potential buyers to keep swiping. Sixty percent of Realtors, according to another 2017 NAR survey, recommend leaving photos to the pros, in part, because the pictures wont be viewed solely by potential buyers. Photographer Drew Callaghan, based in Queen Village, noted that many photos survive in online databases after sales close and serve appraisers, insurance “rms and developers in their research. Callaghan, who worked as an real estate agent before shifting to photography, remembers simpler times. To prep a house for market, he recalls hiring a cleaner and setting up an open house. If a home was photographed, he said, the focus was primarily the exterior. Realtor Mike McCann remembers this era, too, in the 1990s, with the old, printed black-and-white listings that included only thumbnails. Back then, he said, the going rate for a color brochure was $1,800. Today, while some photographers may charge hundreds, others can be commissioned for under two Benjamins. Now McCann has every livable home on his roster shot professionally. When he sits down with clients, he primes them on Devlins work as part of package of services they can expect. Professional photography, along with home staging, are both trends re”ective of larger industry shifts to try to make homes competitive for buyers with limitless listings at their “ngertips, said Jessica Lautz, director of demographics and behavioral insights at NAR. When prospective homeowners show a listing they like to a loved one, Lautz said, it isnt too different from friends opening Tinder to discuss their matches. Photo-led listings can be quickly devoured, but theyre also easy to share. It makes it easier to visualize yourself in the property, but also makes (buyers) more willing to be visit the house as well,Ž Lautz said. Devlin, 39, earned a bachelors degree in painting at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia but had been working in restaurants before she found real estate photography about eight years ago. A friend of mine needed somebody and said, Do you have a wide-angle lens?Ž Devlin said, thinking back. Ive been doing it ever since.Ž Wide-angle lenses can help make a room look spacious, but shooters must be careful not to take things too far. Realtors dont want to face angry home buyers who feel tricked when they see the space in person. With a wide-angle lens, a piece of furniture toward the back of a shot can appear distant, while a telephone near the front can look like a Buick. Even without staging, Devlin moves things around. At a townhome in Fairmount, Devlin removed items that could appear clutter-ish, such as kids toys and outerwear. Shell position a colorful bowl of produce to catch the cameras eye but also nix items that could be too bright, such as a bottle of blue Listerine or orange liquid soap. Trash cans, shoes, weight scales „ shell hide those. The homeowners job is to hide themselves. Weather has a strong effect on Devlins output. Sometimes, Realtors want to reschedule if the light isnt right. Others tell her to go for it, but even in these cases, Devlin said, shell often return to shoot the exterior. The sweet spot for both inside and out is a day with blue skies and light cloud cover, something she articulated while waiting for a cloud to mosey toward the sun on a recent bright afternoon. Youd be surprised how much time How this real estate photographer makes homes look listing-readyBy CASSIE OWENSPHILLY.COM TNS PHOTOSReal Estate photographer Kate Devlin looks at LED screen of her Canon digital SLR to make sure her exposure of the staircase in a Glenside home for sale is correct. Real Estate photographer Kate Devlin checks out the LED screen on her camera to look at the composition of the photograph of the foyer in a home that is for sale in Laverock, Pennsylvania.READY | 5 In the CLASSIFIEDS! Find The Perfect Companion Fishing For A New Career? 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The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 17 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 5 Q: We bought our home a year ago with a fenced in yard. Recently, our neighbor demanded that we remove the fence from his property stating it is two feet over the line. I looked at our closing papers and saw that our survey does show our fence is on his property. The fence company, the seller, and our title company are telling us they will not help. We bought the house this way, and it does not feel right for us to have to pay to have the fence moved. Do we? „ Stan A: Yes, you will have to pay to have the fence moved because you became responsible for it when you became the owner. When you entered into the contract to purchase the property, you and the seller agreed to a bundle of rights and responsibilities. The very situation you are now dealing with now was addressed in your contract and is part of the reason that you had the home surveyed during the closing process. The typical contract lets you notify the seller if there is an issue, such as yours, and would require the seller to “x the problem before closing. However, if you failed to notify the seller and went to closing, you waive this requirement. It becomes your problem, not the sellers. The fence company installed the fence with the approval of the seller, so they are not responsible, and this would be excluded from your title insurance policy because it is plainly showing on the survey. While I dont think you did it intentionally, you accepted this problem and will now need to move the fence. While the typical real estate contract seems like a simple “ll-in-theblank form, it has been crafted over the years to address almost every issue that arises during the process. There are numerous rights and responsibilities in those pages, and they should be carefully read. If, after reading them, you still dont fully understand what the contract requires, you should “nd a professional to help you through the process to make sure that a seemingly unimportant issue, such as this one, doesnt cause signi“cant problems later. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certi“ed as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from his of“ce in Sunrise, Fla. He is the chairman of the Real Estate Section of the Broward County Bar Association and is a co-host of the weekly radio show Legal News and Review. He frequently consults on general real estate matters and trends in Florida with various companies across the nation. Send him questions online at www. or follow him on Twitter at @GarySingerLaw.New home came with fence „ on neighbors land. Who pays to move it?By GARY M. SINGERSUN SENTINEL I stand watching clouds.Ž Devlin has a quietly pleasant temperament, an attribute on a job that, in theory, is supposed to be in and out, but often calls for interactions with residents experiencing major life changes. Although Devlin shoots many empty spaces, she also enters occupied homes where homeowners are going through a divorce or a tenant has just learned the landlord is selling. And she sees a big assortment of care,Ž Devlin said. Ive seen bongs being left out on the table, and its like, really?Ž Homeowners Sumi Maeshima and Atsushi Moriyashu in Fitler Square seemed at peace when they explained that they were returning to their home country, Japan. So did Kathie Daley in Laverock when she described how she hopes to downsize to a modest farmhouse in Bucks County. Currently, Daley and her spouse, Richard Sand, live in an 8,645-square-foot historic mansion. Realtor Rob Lamb, who works with Devlin often, asked her to capture the estate. Anybody can have the tools,Ž Lamb said. But she has this slight artistic, creative touch that folds itself into the photos and becomes a part of the story.Ž When Devlin submits photos after a shoot, Lamb and his team develop the sequence for the listing with the sellers approval. The goal is that each photo will draw the viewer to the next, Lamb said. You want to get them deeper and deeper into a stream of photos,Ž he said. If you dont catch them there, onto the next house.Ž Devlins bread and butter continues to be wide room-length shots, but she has begun taking more details for social media. That intense closeup of carvings, tiles, or the azalea bush through the window might not work in an online listing, but it could kill on Instagram. To shoot the dining room of the historic mansion, Devlin carried in a vase of ”owers to provide a centerpiece and turned off the lights. She tries to avoid the glow light “xtures can create, relying on a combination of ”ash and long exposure times. She set her camera for a 1 .6-second exposure time, so the details of the panoramic mural wallpaper „ from a series also brought to the White House „ would come into view. Devlin is careful to note that the work she does for listings isnt the work shed do for Architectural Digest. Even if theres careful staging, sometimes she has to pull back and make sure that each closet is included. Sometimes I take photos that arent terribly pretty,Ž she said, but I need to show the room works.ŽREADYFROM PAGE 4 TNS PHOTOReal Estate photographer Kate Devlin takes aim at the kitchen in a home she is photographing that is for sale in Laverock, Penn sylvania, for realtor Robert Lamb. Advertisement Advertisement DOES YOUR BUSINESS QUALIFY? 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Page 18 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 6AREA PROPERTY TRANSFERS ENGLEWOOD COURTESY OF ENGLEWOOD AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. Community Price BE FB HB Built Pool Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP Ratio D5923988 SLD 2 QUAILS RUN BLVD Unit#3 34223 ENGLEWOOD 572 QUAILS RUN I $75,000 1 1 0 1977 Community Condominium Conventional 5 /21/2018 $131.12 0.95 C7250485 SLD 7451 DANVERS CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 784 VILLAGE HOLIDAY LAKE $94,000 2 2 0 1980 Community Mobile Home Cash 5/21 /2018 $119.90 0.94 D5924130 SLD 13532 DIBELLA AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 918 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 066 $121,000 2 1 0 1978 Community Single Family Res idence FHA 5/22/2018 $131.81 0.97 N5915635 SLD 6796 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #99 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,036 VILLAGE AT WILDFLOWER CC PH 02 $119,900 2 2 0 1981 Community Condominium Conventional 5/24/2018 $115.73 0.96 D5924061 SLD 13603 ROMFORD AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 775 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 066 $129,900 2 1 0 1978 Community Single Family Res idence FHA 5/22/2018 $167.61 1 D5919749 SLD 2845 PENGUIN LN 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,139 HOLIDAY MOB ESTATES 3RD ADD $133,000 2 2 0 1986 Community Mobile Home Cash 5/21/2018 $116.77 0.99 D5923935 SLD 6800 PLACIDA RD Unit#160 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,092 FIDDLERS GREEN 02 PH 02 BLDG 16 $137,450 2 2 0 1987 Community Cond ominium Conventional 5/26/2018 $125.87 0.99 D5923725 SLD 13530 BENNETT DR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,050 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 066 $137,000 2 2 0 1978 Community Single Family Re sidence Cash 5/22/2018 $130.48 0.91 C7400964 SLD 256 ANNAPOLIS LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,235 ROTONDA WEST OAKLAND HILLS $135,000 3 2 0 1986 Private Single Family Re sidence Cash 5/25/2018 $109.31 0.87 D5922114 SLD 1321 KINGFISHER DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,248 HOLIDAY MOB ESTATE 1ST ADD $159,000 3 2 0 2003 None Mobile Home Cash 5/2 4/2018 $127.40 0.96 D5923910 SLD 6135 MCKEE ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,203 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 066 $164,000 3 2 0 1978 Private, Community Single Family Residence Conventional 5/24/2018 $136.33 0.97 D5924133 SLD 7296 YARDLEY ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,300 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 $168,000 3 2 0 1984 None Single Family Residence VA 5/23/2018 $129.23 0.96 A4214882 SLD 171 BOUNDARY BLVD #171L 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,188 AL LAGO VILLAGE $161,514 2 2 0 2004 Community Condominium Cash 5 /24/2018 $135.95 0.92 N5917354 SLD 10204 DEERWOOD AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,692 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 062 $184,500 3 2 0 1989 None Single Family Residence Cash 5/24/2018 $109.04 1 D5924000 SLD 618 CHERRYWOOD DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,292 FOXWOOD $186,500 2 2 0 1987 Community Villa FHA 5/21/2018 $144.35 0.94 D5914227 SLD 2295 N BEACH RD Unit#20 34223 ENGLEWOOD 408 GULF BAY COOP $183,000 1 1 0 1994 None Mobile Home Cash 5/25/2018 $44 8.53 0.92 N6100287 SLD 131 ARTISTS AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 864 ENGLEWOOD OF $142,500 2 2 0 1973 None Single Family Residence Cash 5/25/2018 $164.93 0.71 D5923450 SLD 7314 TEABERRY ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,836 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 $199,900 3 2 0 1992 None Single Family Residence VA 5/21/2018 $108.88 1 D5918221 SLD 5293 WHITE AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,020 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 56 $200,000 3 2 0 2006 None Single Family Residence VA 5/25/2018 $99.01 0.93 D5923595 SLD 123 ANTIS DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,242 ROTONDA LAKES $215,000 3 2 0 2007 Private Single Family Residence Cash 5/22 /2018 $173.11 0.99 D5922933 SLD 3968 CAPE HAZE DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,221 ROTONDA SHORES $207,000 3 2 0 2018 None Single Family Residence Cash 5 /22/2018 $169.53 0.94 D5922267 SLD 15753 LAKELAND CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,320 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 082 $230,000 4 2 1 2006 None Single Family Resid ence VA 5/21/2018 $99.14 1.02 D5923620 SLD 803 DIANE CIR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,848 SPANISH WELLS $217,000 3 2 0 1998 Private Single Family Residence Conventiona l 5/22/2018 $117.42 0.95 D6100627 SLD 800 STEWART ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,220 ENGLEWOOD HOMEACRES LEMON BAY $227,500 2 2 0 1977 Private Single Family Resi dence Cash 5/21/2018 $186.48 0.97 N5917061 SLD 4 CURACAO CIR Unit#40 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,463 BOCA ROYALE $230,000 2 2 0 1974 Community Villa Cash 5/21/2018 $157.2 1 0.96 D5923693 SLD 1651 BEACH RD Unit#211 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,180 SANDPIPER KEY BLDG 06 $230,000 2 2 0 1982 Community Condominium Conv entional 5/22/2018 $194.92 0.96 D5918806 SLD 2985 N BEACH RD Unit#C5-2 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,080 ADMIRALS POINT CONDO $219,900 2 2 0 1972 Community Condominium Ca sh 5/21/2018 $203.61 0.92 N5916611 SLD 4 OAKWOOD DR N 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,428 ENGLEWOOD ISLES $239,000 2 2 0 1970 Community Villa Conventional 5/23/2018 $ 167.37 0.96 D5921335 SLD 2405 N BEACH RD Unit#13 34223 ENGLEWOOD 781 GULFRIDGE $249,000 2 1 0 2015 Community Condominium Cash 5/25/2018 $3 18.82 1 D5923804 SLD 136 BROADMOOR LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,792 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $239,000 3 2 1 1995 Private Single Family Reside nce Conventional 5/22/2018 $133.37 0.94 D5921971 SLD 104 JENNIFER DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,890 ROTONDA LAKES $264,900 3 2 0 2005 Private Single Family Residence Cash 5 /24/2018 $140.16 1 D5923037 SLD 12401 KERMAN CT 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,909 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 $272,000 3 2 0 2007 Private Single Family Resid ence Conventional 5/23/2018 $142.48 0.99 D5922390 SLD 29 WATERFORD DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,786 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $255,000 3 2 0 1977 Private Single Family Residence Con ventional 5/24/2018 $142.78 0.93 D5918663 SLD 8259 PELICAN RD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,872 PINE LAKE $261,000 4 3 0 1986 None Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 $139.42 0.94 D5923859 SLD 591 BOUNDARY BLVD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,800 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $262,000 3 2 0 2001 Private Single Family Resid ence Conventional 5/24/2018 $145.56 0.94 D5923819 SLD 14674 INGRAHAM BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,539 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 081 $268,000 3 2 0 1978 Private Single Family R esidence Conventional 5/25/2018 $174.14 0.96 D5921252 SLD 711 BOUNDARY BLVD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,252 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $270,000 4 2 0 2001 Private Single Family Resid ence Conventional 5/25/2018 $119.89 0.96 A4200376 SLD 2216 OLEADA CT 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,050 PALMAKE ESTS SEC 1 $289,000 3 2 0 2013 None Single Family Residence VA 5/22/ 2018 $140.98 1 D5923105 SLD 20 BRIG CIR E 33946 PLACIDA 2,261 ROTONDA SANDS $296,500 3 2 1 2012 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22/2018 $131.14 1 C7251040 SLD 7267 REGINA DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,748 PORT CHARLOTTE 64 $299,000 3 2 0 2018 Private Single Family Residence Conven tional 5/21/2018 $171.05 1 C7247056 SLD 38 SPORTSMAN CIR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,136 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $283,000 3 2 0 1992 Private Single Family Reside nce Conventional 5/25/2018 $132.49 0.95 A4213909 SLD 116 LEE CIR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,028 ENGLEWOOD GARDENS UNIT 1 $285,000 3 3 0 1958 Private Single Family Residence Ca sh 5/25/2018 $140.53 0.95 D5921105 SLD 121 MARKER RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,503 ROTONDA WEST LONG MEADOW $290,000 3 2 0 2005 Private Single Family Residen ce Conventional 5/24/2018 $115.86 0.97 N5914126 SLD 358 SUNSET RD N 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,864 ROTONDA HEIGHTS $277,000 3 2 1 2006 None Single Family Residence FHA 5/2 5/2018 $96.72 0.92 D6100086 SLD 827 ROTONDA CIR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,986 ROTONDA WEST LONG MEADOW $285,000 3 2 0 2005 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 5/24/2018 $143.50 0.93 D6100343 SLD 237 ALBATROSS RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,936 ROTONDA LAKES $309,000 3 3 1 2015 Private Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 $159.61 1 D5917995 SLD 1551 BEACH RD Unit#306 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,070 SANDPIPER KEY BLDG 04 $300,000 2 2 0 1981 Community Condominium Conv entional 5/24/2018 $280.37 0.97 D5918130 SLD 906 ROTONDA CIR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,866 ROTONDA WEST WHITE MARSH $319,900 3 2 0 2017 Private Single Family Resid ence Conventional 5/21/2018 $171.44 1 D5922618 SLD 51 PAR VIEW RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,201 ROTONDA WEST LONG MEADOW $324,000 3 2 1 2000 Private Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 $147.21 0.97 C7245953 SLD 10435 SHERMAN ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,060 PALM POINT $330,000 2 2 0 1972 None Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 $311.32 0.94 D5922835 SLD 11140 HACIENDA DEL MAR #E202 33946 PLACIDA 1,688 HACIENDA DEL MAR $365,000 2 2 1 2007 Community Condominium Conventional 5/25/2018 $216.23 0.96 D5921604 SLD 1751 BEACH RD Unit#305 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,070 SANDPIPER KEY BLDG 08 $360,000 2 2 0 1982 Community Condominium Priv ate 5/24/2018 $336.45 0.92 D5920348 SLD 8500 AMBERJACK CIR Unit#302 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,493 HAMMOCKS-PRESERVE $390,000 4 3 0 2006 Community Condominium Cas h 5/24/2018 $156.44 0.98 D5920275 SLD 7474 PALM ISLAND DR #2724 33946 PLACIDA 1,568 PALM ISLAND VILLAGE PH 02 $439,900 3 3 0 1984 Community Condominium Cash 5/23/2018 $280.55 0.98 D5922834 SLD 2400 N BEACH RD Unit#5 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,286 BOARDWALK MANASOTA KEY $448,050 3 2 0 1984 Community Condominium Cas h 5/24/2018 $348.41 0.97 A4207260 SLD 9210 PINE COVE RD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,694 PINE COVE $499,000 3 2 0 1984 Private Single Family Residence VA 5/25/201 8 $294.57 1 D5908732 SLD 7536 PALM ISLAND DR S #1524 33946 PLACIDA 1,568 PALM ISLAND VILLAGE BLDG 05 $420,000 3 3 0 1984 Community Condominium Cash 5/24/2018 $267.86 0.84 D5921063 SLD 10467 MARION ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,520 PALM POINT $585,000 3 3 1 1989 Private Single Family Residence Private 5/24 /2018 $232.14 0.9 P4718080 SLD 181 N GULF BLVD Unit#8 33946 PLACIDA 2,206 PALM ISLAND ESTATES $1,025,000 3 2 0 1990 Community Single Family Resi dence Cash 5/23/2018 $464.64 0.82 D5912381 SLD 1400 14TH ST W 33921 BOCA GRANDE 3,456 BOCA GRANDE $5,000,000 5 5 0 1990 None Single Family Residence Conventiona l 5/22/2018 $1,446.76 0.91SOUTH SARASOTA COUNTY COURTESY OF VENICE AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Subdivision Name Sq. Ft. Pool Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP RatioA4214332 Sold 113 PORTIA ST N Nokomis $80,000 2 1 0 1952 Single Family Residence Cash 5/24/2018 121.21 0.9 O5700229 Sold 661 BIRD BAY CIR #93 Bird Bay $118,000 2 2 0 1978 Condominium Cash 5/22/2018 121.4 0.98 N5916209 Sold 370 BASE AVE E #208 Kathryns $143,500 3 2 0 1970 Condominium Conventional 5/25/2018 131.89 0.96 N5916424 Sold 928 CAPRI ISLES BLVD #232 Golfview $154,500 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Cash 5/24/2018 152.67 0.98 N5916978 Sold 1211 CAPRI ISLES BLVD #107 Fairways Of Capri $157,900 2 2 0 1995 Condominium Cash 5/22/2018 175.44 1 A4211479 Sold 1170 FUNDY RD South Venice $160,000 2 1 0 1966 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22/2018 157.64 0.97 N5915772 Sold 376 CIRCLEWOOD DR #E1-7 Circlewoods Of Venice $162,500 2 2 0 1981 Condominium Cash 5/25/2018 121 0.96 A4206250 Sold 1040 BIRD BAY WAY #283 Bird Bay $165,000 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Cash, Conventional 5/22/2018 160.04 0.94 N6100139 Sold 247 MOSS LN Venice Gardens $167,750 2 2 0 1965 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22/2018 145.62 0.99 N5915020 Sold 1020 BEACH MANOR CIR #41 Beach Manor Villas South $168,000 2 2 0 1970 Condominium Cash 5/22/2018 152.04 0.99 N5916993 Sold 1785 BIRCH DR Venice Gardens $172,000 2 2 0 1965 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22/2018 100.76 1 N5917318 Sold 305 GARDENIA RD Venice Gardens $175,000 2 2 0 1968 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/21/2018 107.49 0.97 N5917311 Sold 128 CIRCLEWOOD DR #B1-3 Circlewoods Of Venice $175,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 5/24/2018 132.58 0.97 N6100193 Sold 181 MORNING STAR RD #181 Venice Bay Adult Park $175,000 1 1 0 1963 Condominium Cash 5/23/2018 276.46 0.88 N5916464 Sold 900 GARDENS EDGE DR #914 Magnolia Park $180,000 2 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 5/24/2018 145.75 1 N5917326 Sold 220 CERROMAR WAY S #32 Augusta Villas At Plan $180,000 2 2 0 1980 Condominium Conventional 5/21/2018 153.19 0.9 5 N6100165 Sold 450 AZALEA RD South Venice $182,000 2 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Cash 5/25/2018 159.23 1 N6100036 Sold 441 HOLLY RD South Venice $185,000 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 5/25/2018 147.41 1.03 A4214520 Sold 4258 VICENZA DR #A37 Casa Di Amici $185,000 3 2 0 2005 Condominium Conventional 5/21/2018 133.77 0.97 N6100194 Sold 808 CYPRESS AVE North Edgewood Sec Of Venice $188,500 2 2 0 1957 Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 176 1 A4210562 Sold 738 CYPRESS AVE North Edgewood Sec Of Venice $190,000 3 2 0 1953 Single Family Residence FHA 5/25/2018 162.25 1 A4400398 Sold 1010 TAMPA RD South Venice $190,000 2 2 0 1976 Single Family Residence Cash 5/22/2018 164.36 0.95 N6100009 Sold 800 BIRD BAY DR W #101 Bird Bay Village $190,000 2 2 0 1991 Condominium Cash 5/22/2018 153.1 0.88 A4212734 Sold 459 E BAFFIN DR South Venice $194,500 3 2 0 1964 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 133.86 1 N5916351 Sold 186 PADOVA WAY Venetian Golf And River Club $198,000 2 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 180 0.97 N5916590 Sold 1800 BANYAN DR Venice Gardens $199,900 2 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence FHA 5/24/2018 180.42 1 A4201721 Sold 200 PARK BLVD N #108 Bristol House $200,000 2 2 0 1970 Condominium Conventional 5/21/2018 202.84 0.87 N5917225 Sold 440 E BAFFIN DR South Venice $210,000 2 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 171.43 0.95 N5915324 Sold 380 S VENICE BLVD South Venice $210,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/23/2018 174.56 0.93 D5921738 Sold 386 NIGHTINGALE RD South Venice $227,000 2 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Cash 5/24/2018 138.75 0.95 N5917361 Sold 121 N AUBURN RD #14 Tuscany Lake $232,500 3 2 0 2005 Condominium Cash 5/23/2018 152.56 0.97 N5916729 Sold 788 TAPLOW RD South Venice $236,500 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 152.98 0.98 N5917264 Sold 1211 FLAMINGO RD South Venice $238,500 2 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Cash 5/25/2018 179.59 0.98 N5915715 Sold 135 DA VINCI DR Sorrento East $239,000 3 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/23/2018 128.36 1 A4212655 Sold 163 PENNSYLVANIA AVE Ogburns T B Add To Town Of Osprey $240,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/21/2018 181 0.97 T2905623 Sold 3202 MEADOW RUN DR Meadow Run At Jacaranda $242,000 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/24/2018 1 32.02 1.01 N5915731 Sold 84 NAVIGATION CIR #106 Bay Street Village & Towncenter Land Condo $248,400 3 2 0 2017 Condominium Conventional 5 /23/2018 162.57 0.98 N5916040 Sold 19029 LAPPACIO ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $252,000 2 2 0 2014 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22 /2018 180.26 0.95 A4210342 Sold 467 DUCHAMP DR Sorrento East $254,158 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Cash 5/22/2018 149.95 0.94 N5916108 Sold 13567 SALINAS ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $259,000 3 2 0 2010 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 184 .74 1 A4202847 Sold 111 COROT DR Sorrento East $267,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22/2018 155.41 0.99 A4213332 Sold 120 BRAEMAR AVE Wexford On The Green $268,900 2 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/24/2018 155.61 0.99 N5916815 Sold 1330 WHISPERING LN Pinebrook South $277,000 3 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/24/2018 173.56 0. 97 N5916364 Sold 11976 BLAZING STAR DR Preserve at West Villages $285,000 2 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Cash 5/25/2018 156. 94 0.97 N5915207 Sold 550 SILK OAK DR Lake Of The Woods $294,000 3 2 0 1992 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22/2018 126.72 0.8 9 N5916950 Sold 1024 PONDEROSA RD South Venice $299,000 3 2 1 1982 Single Family Residence Cash 5/25/2018 166.11 1 A4213997 Sold 841 SUNRISE RD South Venice $309,000 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 185.03 0.97 O5703161 Sold 406 PINEWOOD LAKE DR Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club $310,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/20 18 174.35 0.97 N5916748 Sold 120 VENICE PALMS BLVD Venice Palms $310,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 166.22 0. 94 A4403891 Sold 2041 MESIC HAMMOCK WAY Stoneybrook At Venice $313,667 4 2 1 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 5/22/2018 130.69 1 C7400506 Sold 2202 CHENILLE CT Stoneybrook At Venice $314,900 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 148.82 0.97 D5922266 Sold 1862 MESIC HAMMOCK WAY Stoneybrook At Venice $315,000 3 2 0 2011 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/23/2018 189.08 0.99 A4184757 Sold 3603 N POINT RD #402 Meridian At The Oaks Preserve $320,000 3 3 0 2007 Condominium Cash 5/23/2018 125.74 0.91 T3102249 Sold 13728 YELMA STREET Not Applicable $320,024 2 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 191.52 0.98 A4207981 Sold 136 GRAND OAK CIR Hidden Lakes Club $326,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Other, Private 5/22/2018 139.73 0.93 A4205209 Sold 2140 MESIC HAMMOCK WAY Stoneybrook At Venice $328,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/23/2018 161.18 0.99 N5916736 Sold 625 BALSAM APPLE DR The Lakes Of Jacaranda $335,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 167.17 0. 91 N5915998 Sold 1242 SLEEPY HOLLOW RD Pinebrook South $337,500 3 2 1 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 5/24/2018 160.49 0.96 N5917128 Sold 418 PINEWOOD LAKE DR Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club $340,000 2 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Cash 5/24/20 18 199.88 0.96 A4401601 Sold 19314 JACINDA ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $347,000 3 2 0 2013 Single Family Residence Cash 5/25/2018 212 .36 0.99 N5916131 Sold 11803 BREADFRUIT LN Stoneybrook At Venice $350,000 4 3 0 2010 Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 174.48 0.9 6 N6100546 Sold 13827 VANCANZA DR Gran Paradiso $360,497 4 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 160.72 1 A4204350 Sold 1141 CIELO CT Willow Chase $362,500 2 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/22/2018 167.67 0.97Property transfer information for Charlotte County/North Port was not available at press time.


The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 19 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 7A4210406 Sold 4921 BELLA TERRA DR Venetia $365,000 2 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 161.86 0.95 A4403833 Sold 10398 MEDJOOL DR Sarasota National $375,000 4 3 0 2017 Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 184.28 1 N5916024 Sold 20398 GRAZIE PL Gran Paradiso $379,900 4 2 0 2014 Single Family Residence Cash 5/22/2018 169.37 1 A4192585 Sold 158 TREVISO CT Venetian Golf & River Club $383,000 2 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/21/2018 17 4.97 0.99 T2937755 Sold 11680 TAPESTRY LN #68 Renaissance $387,900 4 3 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 5/25/2018 145.01 0.97 N5915783 Sold 484 ARBORVIEW LN Sawgrass $392,500 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 191.93 0.98 N6100555 Sold 1651 STILL RIVER Grand Palm $398,665 3 2 1 2018 Single Family Residence Cash, Conventional 5/21/2018 197.95 1 N6100107 Sold 651 MAY APPLE WAY Lakes Of Jacaranda $400,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 195.22 0.96 A4403995 Sold 11565 RENAISSANCE BLVD Renaissance $402,829 4 2 1 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/23/2018 169.18 1 A4404245 Sold 13890 VANCANZA DR Gran Paradiso $412,994 4 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/20/2018 184.13 1 O5569159 Sold 848 WOOD SORREL LN The Lakes Of Jacaranda $415,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Other 5/25/2018 180.99 0. 94 N6100514 Sold 13834 VANCANZA DR Gran Paradiso $427,193 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence VA 5/22/2018 178 1 N5913938 Sold 2190 MUSKOGEE TRL Calusa Lakes $449,000 4 2 0 1998 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 168.61 1 A4211386 Sold 1248 FLYING BRIDGE LN Southbay Yacht & Racquet Club $450,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 196.25 1.01 N5916593 Sold 461 PERCHERON CIR Mission Valley Estates $464,900 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Cash 5/24/2018 193.87 1 A4201753 Sold 709 SAWGRASS BRIDGE RD Sawgrass $466,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/25/2018 160.52 0.93 N5914631 Sold 832 AMARYLLIS LN Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club $502,000 4 3 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 1 90.8 0.97 N5916521 Sold 403 NOKOMIS AVE S Not Applicable $520,000 2 2 1 2016 Condominium Cash 5/25/2018 294.28 1 A4214582 Sold 1219 YACHT HARBOR DR Southbay Yacht & Racquet Club $520,000 3 2 1 1981 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/2 5/2018 179.93 0.96 N5916288 Sold 1027 GROUSE WAY Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club $530,000 3 3 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/21 /2018 189.02 0.93 A4209772 Sold 1086 SCHERER WAY Rivendell $535,000 4 3 0 2002 Single Family Residence Cash 5/23/2018 201.73 0.92 A4200167 Sold 2111 CALUSA LAKES BLVD Calusa Lakes $591,000 3 2 1 1999 Single Family Residence Cash 5/21/2018 227.66 0.95 A4174616 Sold 14021 BELLAGIO WAY #411 The Villas At Bellagio Harbor Village $674,000 3 3 1 2006 Condominium Cash 5/21/2018 301 .57 0.96 N5916880 Sold 550 FLAMINGO DR #201 Island Shores $1,225,000 3 2 0 1987 Condominium Cash 5/21/2018 513.2 0.98AREA PROPERTY TRANSFERS CONTINUED SOUTH SARASOTA COUNTY COURTESY OF VENICE AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Subdivision Name Sq. Ft. Pool Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP Ratio Need that hard-to-find item? Find it in the Classifieds.Lifestyle selling techniques may not be something most homeowners are familiar with. But it is the hot buzz word in home selling, especially when it comes to the world of professional home staging. Staging is a marketing and selling tool, often performed by a professional home stager, in which an atmosphere or lifestyle is created in a home to appeal to potential buyers and allow them to be able to envision themselves in a space. Lifestyle selling techniques go hand in hand with the process, involving props as well as accessories and accents to achieve a certain look. The good news? You dont have to be a professional to help make your space enticing to potential buyers. Often using lifestyle elements is the key. Looking for ideas? Here are some tips to keep in mind. 1. Determine the mood you want to create or message you want to send within your space, then incorporate appropriate lifestyle elements. For example, in a bathroom the message you may want to is the space is spalike. In this instance, your lifestyle element could be candles or bath salts. 2. Use colorful accents. Color done purposefully can help appeal to potential buyers. Accents should be used sparingly. 3. Develop a clear color scheme. The ideal color scheme consists of typically three colors. 4. Consider the end user. The foundation of lifestyle selling is to appeal to the potential buyer, considering how they will likely wish to live and function in the home and create a space that will appeal. A key question to ask yourself in this process is: Who will buy this home?Ž 5. Create the look of a model home. Staging is neutralizing and depersonalizing as well as adding lifestyle elements that give the feeling of a space that is lived in. In choosing your lifestyle elements, look to create the same look and feel as you would see in a model home. 6. Dress shelves and bookcases. Large empty shelves and empty bookcases can serve as a visual hurdle for many potential buyers. Showing potential buyers how they can be functional is helpful. 7. Dont ignore areas such as kitchens and closets. Many potential buyers “nd elements such as organized and generous storage to be a bonus. 8. Focus on main or key areas. Once inside a home, there are often key areas or main rooms that will in”uence a potential buyer early in their walkthrough experience. Make sure these rooms are strong. 9. Create an appealing point of entry. Typically buyers make a decision about a home within the “rst three minutes. First impressions are key. 10. Use decorative elements such as artwork, books and accessories to help tell your story. Lifestyle selling techniques is about telling a story, one that will appeal to a potential buyer and allow them to be able to envision themselves in a space. Cathy Hobbs, based in New York City, is an Emmy Award-winning television host and a nationally known interior design and home staging expert with of“ces in New York City, Boston and Washington, D.C. Contact her at infocathyhobbs. com or visit her website at Recipes: 10 ways to help your home sellBy CATHY HOBBSTRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE TNS PHOTOSLarge spaces can be confusing for potential buyers. This staged space is enhanced using lifestyle selling techniques. Right: A staged dining room area sends the message of gracious entertaining to potential buyers. A built-in closet is made more attractive through the use of props and lifestyle elements.


Page 20 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 8 To view todays legal notices and more visit, To view todays legal notices and more visit, 3000 NOTICES 3112 FICTITIOUS NAME 06/03/2018 N ot i ce U n d er Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Capital Consulting Services located at 27069 San Jorge Dr. in the County of Charlotte in the City of Punta Gorda, Florida 33983 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of S tate, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Port Charlotte Florida this 31st day of May 2018 Chemenda Sawyer Publish 06/03/18 110833 3583919 Turn Your Trash Into Cash! Advertise any Item Under $500. for FREE by Going to: www.sun-classieds. com *Limit 5 Ads Per Week Excluding Pets & Firearms T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! About 1.5 million Americans throw some stuff in a bag, drive to an airport, board a commercial airliner and ”y somewhere every day, while globally about 3 million other people do the same thing. In the early days of commercial aviation, it wasnt so easy. Many airports were just large, prepared grass “elds, like the network of airports designed and built by the U.S. Army for the U.S. Air Mail Service in the 1920s. These “elds, however, were unable to support large passenger planes and unsuitable for commercial aviation. Flying boats with their ability to land on water, during a time when there were few airports around the world, were critical to the development of international passenger air travel,Ž said Thomas Williams, a former U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and Vietnam War veteran, retired civil engineer specializing in road construction and currently a historical “ction author with “ve titles to his name. In his class The Age of Flying Boats,Ž Williams explores the development, operation and ultimate demise of these unique commercial airliners. The class is 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 12 at Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Renaissance Academy, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211 in Punta Gorda. Understanding the history of ”ying boats requires an understanding of the history of Pan American Airways, according to Williams. Pan Am started in 1927, using ”oat planes to provide a scheduled mail and passenger service from Key West to Havana, Cuba,Ž Williams said. The ”ying boats were the successors of the spindly ”oat planes used in that early mail and passenger service.Ž Ultimately, Pan Americans ”ying boat passenger service grew to encompass the Caribbean and South America, as well as the Atlantic and Paci“c oceans, according to Williams. Pan Americans president Juan Trippe developed both the Atlantic and Paci“c ”y boat passenger routes,Ž Williams said. To do that across the Paci“c, from San Francisco to Manila, Trippe oversaw the building of hotels, restaurants and maintenance and fueling facilities on remote islands like Midway, Wake and Guam.Ž Trippes objective was to compete with the cruise ships then in trans-Atlantic and trans-Paci“c service. Consequently, the ”ying boats developed by Pan Am were models of elegance, with all the amenities, including sleeping berths, galleys, lounges, card rooms and even the “rst airborne bathrooms. Uniformed chefs and stewards attended to the passengers needs, according to Williams. Unlike todays commercial airliners, these were luxurious aircraft that only the wealthiest could afford to board,Ž Williams said. A trans-Paci“c fare was more than $10,000, oneway per person in todays dollars.Ž Later this summer, Williams also presents Naval Warfare During World War IŽ July 9 and CAT: The Secret Airline of the CIAŽ Aug. 7. Both classes are 10 to 11:30 a.m. To register or for more information about The Age of Flying Boats,Ž call 941-505-0130.Opulent flying boats kick-start commercial aviation FGCU Publicity AssistantRichard Ramos COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSLBTD Club meetsThe next meeting of the Lemon Bay Touchdown Club will be 7 p.m. June 5 in Coach Don Southwells classroom No. 235 at Lemon Bay High School, 2201 Placida Road, Englewood. The group is the booster club for the Lemon Bay football program. Discussion will include the recent fundraising golf tournament and the annual LBTD Inshore Offshore fishing tournament set for Aug. 4. For more information, like Lemon Bay Touchdown Club on Facebook.Chicken dinner at LegionAmerican Legion Auxiliary Unit 113, Rotonda West, will again have its incredible Chicken Dinner June 9 at the Post, 3436 Indiana Road, Rotonda. The menu will include a one-half baked chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, cole slaw, roll and butter, and dessert. Dinner is served from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be music in the lounge from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Advance tickets until June 8 are $10 (see the bartender), and will be $12 at the door. Call the Post at 941-697-3616 for information. The public is Welcome!Camp teaches sailingLearn to sail or improve your skills on beautiful Lemon Bay this summer. Registration is now open for youth ages 10-17 at the Englewood SKY Family YMCA. Camps provide supervised instruction in the fundamentals of sailing and boat handling, as well as safety, seamanship and environmental awareness. Instruction is provided by adult U.S. Sailing certified instructors. The ability to swim is a prerequisite. Camp Dates are June 4-8, June 18-22, and July 9-13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Cost is $135, with a $10 discount for Y or ESA members. Camps are held at the ESA Sailing Center at Indian Mound Park in Englewood. For more information, contact Laurie OGara at 908-310-7975 or the Englewood SKY Family Y at 941-4751234. Please visit Camps are limited to 22 participants each.Boating Skills classThe Englewood Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering their premier Boating Skills and Seamanship class in June at their station, 1949 Englewood Road (State Road 776). The class is 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays over two weeks from June 11, 13, 14 and June 18, 20 and 21. Students will learn knot-tying, marine radio use, navigation and rules of the road, choosing the right boat, engine and life jackets, plus trailering, Florida laws, anchoring and general marine courtesy. Cost is $50 for one person, $65 for two sharing the same book. The class is taught by Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors. Space is limited, to attend you must pre-register. Call Dane Hahn 941-6810312 to reserve your space. Englewood Bike NightThe Moose Riders of Elks Lodge 1933 will present Englewood Bike Night from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 16 at Pioneer Park, 348 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. The evening will feature rock band Maiden Cane with the Chris Walker Band and the Trey Wanvig Band. There will be lots of vendors, and several establishments are open for food and libations. For more information, visit Englewoodbikenights. com. adno=50537139


The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 21 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 9 TODAY Prime Rib Dinner, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. Enjoy our $11.95 Prime Rib Dinner in Beaches Caf. Full menu also available. Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645, breakfast 7:30-11 Funday with Linda NASCAR/Bargo 12-7 Punta Gorda Elks, 12pm Bar & Tiki open; 2-5 Funday Sunday; Music by Three of a Kind @ 25538 Shore,PG,637-2606;members & guests AL 110-show me money, Show me the Money … join us for an afternoon of fun. Starting at 1:00 pm Sunday Bingo, 1-5 pm Every Sunday at VFW Post 5690, Port Charlotte. Smoke Free, Lunch avaiable, Info 941-235-8992 FC BLAST Pool Party, BLAST Middle School Youth Group will be having a pool party@ Oyster Creek Pool from 2-5pm. Join us! 475-7447 MONDAY Courage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC Bible School, 10am-2pm, Salvation Army, 2120 Loveland Blvd. Vacation Bible School, food provided daily ages 4 yrs-12yrs Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 Trustees Meeting 6pm Aerie 7 Deep Creek Elks, Lunch 12-2 Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 3pm Tiki; 4-7 Music/JerseyVic; 4:30-7:30 ChickenNite; 7-9:30 Karaoke/BillyG@ 25538 Shore PG 637-2606; mbrs&gsts Intro to Yoga Series, Introduction to Yoga Series, Mondays, June 4th July 9th; 2 … 3:15pm, $99, The Yoga Sanctuary, 941-505-9642. PC Moose Lodge Bingo, Early birds 5 to 6pm Jackpot Bingos 6-10pm, Food available 4-6pm Bar Bingo…Am Leg 110, Bar Bingo … Specials, Hot Ball … Open to Public … Starts at 6:00 TUESDAY Mens Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st Tuesday at 8am, at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 Wood Carving Club, All kinds of wood carving. 8-12 noon, Punta Gorda Boat Club W Retta Esplanade. All Welcome to visit, join and enjoy. Bible School, 10am-2pm, Salvation Army, 2120 Loveland Blvd. Vacation Bible School, food provided daily ages 4yrs-12yrs Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Country Plus Deep Creek Elks, Lunch 12-2, dinner 5-8, Reservation Required, Pasta, Burgers And More, Karaoke With Spotlight 6-9 Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 1-6 Tiki Tuesday; 1-5 Bar Food; 6pm LBOD Mtg; 7pm Lodge Mtg @ 25538 ShorePG6372606;members & guests Writers help Writers, Writers help Writers from 11.0 -1.0 June 5th at Punta Gorda Library, West Henry St. contact Paul MahJongg, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 11:30am-3:30pm, .50 cents an hour Cultural Center MembersPLUS free. 625-4175. Bridge @ Faith, Join the fun in playing this fascinating game! Tuesdays at 12pm Faith Lutheran, 4005 Palm Drive, PG, 33950 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Rd) first Tues, 4pm. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 Am Leg Aux 103 Bingo, 6-9 PM Open to Public Smoke Free. Accepting School Supplies for Free Card. Big Pots Great Fun! 2101 Taylor Rd PG 639-6337 WEDNESDAY Woodcarving, Woodcarving and Woodburning every Wed. 8am to 12pm at the Cultural Center. Come see us. Bev 764-6452 TOPS Club, Supportive group taking off pounds sensibly. 8:45-10:30 S PG Hgts Civic Ctr 11200 1ST Av PG $4/m $32/Y Fran 941-347-8151 Community Awareness, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. Come gather information from community organizations. All are welcomed. Bible School, 10am-2pm, Salvation Army, 2120 Loveland Blvd. Vacation Bible School, food provided daily, ages 4yrs-12yrs Am Leg 110 Bingo, Early Birds 10:30 Hot Balls, progressive and specials. Am Legion Riders … Open to the public Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 Karaoke by Billy G, Queen of Hearts 7:30pm Deep Creek Elks, Lunch 12-2, Lodge Initiation For New Members @ 7pm Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 3pm Tiki Bar open; 5-8 Dinner; 6:30-9:30 Karaoke w/Ron Geisler @ 25538 Shore,PG,6372606;members & guests Punta Gorda Elkettes, Elkettes Thrift Shop Open to the Public from 11:30am to 2:30pm @ 25538 Shore, PG, 637-2606, ext. 451 Wings & Things AL103, 12 -3:45PM Aux & Riders lunch support many charities. Wings, Fish Bites & More Open to Public 2101 Taylor PG 639-6337 Scrabble, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 1pm-4pm No Charge, Everyone Is Welcome 625-4175. TODAY Fellowship Sun Srvs, FC Srvs-8:30&10:30am @ FC Worship Ctr. 140 Rot.Blvd.W. Come hear Pastor Garry & FC Praise Band in both srvs. 475-7447 FC BLAST Pool Party, BLAST Middle School Youth Group will be having a pool party@Oyster Creek Pool from 2-5pm. Join us! 475-7447 Sunday Chicken, Best Broasted Chicken Dinner 2-4pm. Enjoy with cocktails in Lodge or to go. Rotonda Elks members & guests Sunday Blue Plate, Shephards Pie $6:00 VFW Aux. 10178 550 N. Mcall Rd.4:00 6:00 pm Dine in or Carry out, Public Welcome 941-474-7516 MONDAY Courage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC Crafting, Help us to craft items; bring lunch, we supply dessert at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 9:30 12:30 681-2048. Table Tennis (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! Partners in Play, Share meaningful play with your child ages 05 limit 12 families 10:15 or 11:45 Elsie Quirk Lib 100 W Dearborn 861-5000 Euchre, Euchre Every Mon & Wed @ 1:00 PM VFW Post 10178, 550 N McCall Rd. (474-7516) Come join us! New H2U BINGO, Free popcorn and refreshments, bring your friends, 1:00-4 pm. Suncoast Aud. 779 Medical Dr, $1/card. RSVP: 941-473-3919. Ukulele Band, Ukulele Band every Monday 2:00 to 3:30 646 Rotonda Circle clubhouse 941-786-5455 Monday Wings, Wings, wet or dry, burgers, salads & more 5-7pm. Music: Black Velvet 6-9pm Rotonda Elks, members & guests Zumba Gold & Toning, Get fit while working out with Ricki to world music at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St, 6-7 pm, $7 each. 445-1310 Open Mic Night, Post #113..Rotonda W..AYCE Spaghetti 5-7..$8.00 p.p. Open Mic 6:30-9:30 pm. Open to the 697-3616 for info. TUESDAY Mens Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st Tuesday at 8am, at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 TOPS 167 Suncoast, Learn how to Take Off Pounds Sensibly & keep them off. 8-9 am Suncoast Aud. $4/Mo. Info: 475-0449. Register: 473-3919. Badminton, Englewood Sports Complex,9-12p, 941-8611980. $2 to play! Beginning Line Dance, Learn steps and dances at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N.Maple St. 9 10 am, $3.00, 474-1438. Table Tennis (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! Line Dancing, Dance with Harry to country, pop & standards at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 10-11am, $3, 474-1438. Plant Clinic, Plant Clinic @ Charlotte Englewood Library 10-12 Every Tuesday & Thursday, Florida Master Gardeners, Free Library Bingo, 6/5/18 at 10:30 a.m. at the Elsie Quirk Library 941-861-1200 Auxilry Penny Bingo, Post #113, Rotonda W..every Tues..11:30 am-3:00 pm..lots of fun--call 697-9991..Open to Public. Friend to Friend, Fellowship and fun every Tuesday from 1-3pm. Noon luncheon on 4th Tuesday. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 Pickleball (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 1-4p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! H2U Tuesday Cards, Play 4 types of cards. Bring friends. Play games of your choice. Free. Englewood Hospital Caf. 1:30-4:00 RSVP: 473-3919 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Rd) first Tues, 4pm. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 OPEN MUSIC JAM, 6-9 every Monday.Indian mound Park.210 Winson ave Englewood fl 34223, 941-786-6116 WEDNESDAY H2U Walk 15 Class, Movements w/music. All ages & fitness levels. Join us from 8:30-9:20 am. Suncoast Aud. 779 Medical Dr, $4 RSVP: 473-3919 VBS Register Now, Mon-Fri June 11-15, 5:30-8:30pm w/light dinner. Register at Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 Line Dancing, 9:30 to 11:30 American Legion Post 113 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 Beginner Pickleball, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 10:30-12:30p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! This is NOT instructional. Euchre, Euchre Every Mon & Wed @ l:00 PM VFW Post 10178, 550 N McCall Rd., (941)474-7516 Come join us! Intermed. Pickleball, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 1-4p. Open to all skill levels. $2 to play! Summer Kick Off, Dance Party for ages 0-11. Enjoy music with DJ, photo booth & fun activities Elsie Quirk Lib 100 W Dearborn 861-5000 Taco Bar is Back, Taco salads, nachos, burritos, tacos & more 5-7pm. Music: DJ Mike 6-9pm. Rotonda Elks, members & guests TODAY AMVETS 2000 Special, Best Breakfast in Town 8-11am Large menu to choose from only $7 incl/ bev 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 AMVETS 312 Breakfast, 8:30-11:00 Great selection incl bev $7.00 $1 Bloody Marys Public welcome 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Open 10am-8pm, $0.25 off of drafts, domestic bottles & well drinks, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 SOA Fry & Grill Day, Relax & Enjoy, let the Sons do the cooking 1-5pm A large menu to choose from 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 FC BLAST Pool Party, BLAST Middle School Youth Group will be having a pool party @ Oyster Creek Pool from 2-5pm. Join us! 475-7447 MONDAY Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good workout & feel better Courage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC VBS Register Now, Mon-Fri June 11-15, 5:30-8:30pm w/light dinner. Register at Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Wings 5-7, Q-7PM, Music by Mike & Co. 6:30-9:30, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 AMVETS 2000 LAUX, LAUX Regular monthly meeting @ 2:30pm Members be in attendance Darts @ 7pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 AMVETS 312 Dinner, Lunch 11:30-2:00 Dinner 5-7 Mexican Night Show Me the Money 6:30 public welcome 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 TUESDAY Mens Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st Tuesday at 8am, at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 Back Pack Angels, North Port Coalition Homeless/Needy Children(BPA)10:am n.p.library,volunteers welcome,Dianne 813-758-2805. North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Taco Tuesday 11-2, Euchre 12-4, $0.25 off drafts, domestic btls & wells, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 AMVETS 2000, Kristas Coney Dogs or Chili Dogs 11-2pm only $2 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Rd) first Tues, 4pm. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 AMVETS 312 Dinner, Lunch 11:30-2:00 Dinner 5-7 Phillies&Wings Pub. welcome Amvets Mtg 7:00 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-5429-5403 AMVETS 2000, Amvets Regular Monthly Meeting @ 6pm Ex-Board meeting @ 5pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Youth Boxing, 6 p.m. Tues/ Thurs. Morgan Center. 6207 W. Price Blvd North Port. USA Boxing. Work ethic. 239-292-9230. $10. Youth Boxing, 6 p.m. Tues/ Thurs. Morgan Center. 6207 W. Price Blvd North Port. USA Boxing. Work ethic. 239-292-9230. $10. WEDNESDAY Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good workout & feel better Amateur Radio Club, North Port Amateur Radio Club, Coffee Break. All Welcome. North Port Abbes Doughnuts 9:15AM come & have coffee 888-2980 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Cyndies Drink of the Day 6-10, A different drink every Wednesday, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 CHARLOTTE EVENTS ENGLEWOOD EVENTS NORTH PORT EVENTS FREE Kids Fishing Tournament, Saturday June 16th, @ Punta Gorda Elks Lodge, 25538 Shore Dr. Check in 8am, we will fish from 9am to 11am. Lunch and prizes at 11am, please bring your fishing pole and RSVP to Brenda @ 941 916 5693 or Bill @ 239 887 0085 by June 13th Free Health Screening & Seminar, Dr. Grace Levy-Clarke presents free health screening on June 3 & 9 from 3-6 pm @ the Cultural Center 2280 Aaron Street. Health seminar June 4-8 @ 6:30-8:30 pm. 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Page 22 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 10Despite all that caffeine, our local caf culture is so mellow that youll “nd competing coffee shop owners supporting each other, in a spirit of coffeehouse camaraderie.Cool beans!The timeless Bean on 41, in Towles Plaza, Punta Gorda, had sat there comfortably for 18 years. Grizzled owner Bob Gilmore who started the business with his wife, Elly used to say, We dont do anything fancy here, and we dont take a lot very seriously. We live in a town thats pretty laid back, and the people who frequent our business come here to relax.Ž It was so homey that the Gilmores had hauled in a china cabinet out of their house. But recently Bob decided to sell the business. At about the same time, Punta Gorda guitarist/vocalist Tiki Tom Watson who performs all over town with partner L. A. Daniels had plans. He dreamed of opening his own piece of Hawaii „ where hed spent 20 years in broadcast TV and media „ in Punta Gorda. A regular at Mercers Fresh Roasted Coffees in Port Charlotte, hed worked with owner Wayne Mercer for two months, learning the daily grind of coffee making. Hed made a business plan for a Tiki Toms Kona Caf, aiming for a little spot beside Burnt Store Publix, where he worked. I showed the plan to Wayne, and he said, Are you sure you really want to start something new? You might want to talk to Bob at The Bean, Im pretty sure hes going to be selling soon.Ž Watson gives full credit to Mercer, more friend than competitor, for his buying The Bean Watson remembers, The irony is, Jan. 15 was the date in my business plan for securing “nancing, and Apr. 1 was the date I wanted to open the doors on a new shop. As it turned out, my wife, Moni, and I met Bob here on Jan. 15 and shook hands that day. And Easter Sunday, April 1, turned out to be our start date!Ž Though not strictly according to plan, Tom and Monis The Bean has its own piece of Hawaii, too „ the Aloha Corner, with a surfboard-toting parrot, bags of Hawaiis own vanilla-macadamia Lion Coffee and „ whats this? „ a caricatured Wayne Mercer presiding over packs of his own Colombian, Ethiopian and Balinese ground coffee for sale. The Bean ($), 239314-6808, 2705 Tamiami Trail No. 413, is open Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday to noon. Mercers, where the beans come fromCoffee brewing has come a long way since Wayne Mercer s dad, a local cowpoke, brewed his in a tin can hung over the camp“re. When they “rst heard about the roast your ownŽ movement, Wayne got a little roaster, just big enough for a pot. He and his wife, Valerie burned through the thing in three weeks. Soon it was, Were gonna need a bigger roaster.Ž They educated themselves, visited coffee houses, read up on coffee. They became the very model of modern coffee connoisseurs. Seven years ago, they opened Mercers Fresh Roasted Coffees in Port Charlotte, where they also serve breakfast and lunch, in a living room setting as cozy and relaxing as The Beans. Now they have a 5-pound and an 11-pound roaster, affectionately nicknamed Big Daddy.Ž They dont buy coffee by the pound anymore; they buy it in 150-pound sacks from all over the world and now distribute through The Bean as well. Mercers ($), 941-2867054, 4678 Tamiami Trail, is open Monday to Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Coffee that keeps on givingIts another What are the odds?Ž story that you cant make up. North Ports unique bean-to-cup caf, Los Dos Cristianos Coffee Shop is named for its two founders „ Christian Ibarra born in Mexico, and Christian Mortimore born in England. Unknown to each other, both their mothers named their sons after Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, best known for his childrens stories. Andersens The Ugly DucklingŽ must have seemed perfectly suited to their infant sons, whom they doubtless hoped would one day become beautiful swans. Thus their logo of a pair of swans. But its even more remarkable than that. Los Dos Cristianos is the only coffee shop in Southwest Florida that imports all its own green Latin American (mostly Honduran) coffee; roasts, grinds and serves it; and returns proceeds to the children of Honduras. They know where each bean came from and all the farmers and workers who raised it. Mortimore started out selling green beans and fresh-roasted coffee to local restaurants, coffee shops, hotels and churches, and last year opened the North Port shop now run by his wife, Danielle. Not only do they give back to the country of origin, they also feature baked goods from local stores that many might consider competition: Englewoods Manatee Beans & Brews Abbes Donuts of Port Charlotte, and Punta Gordas Zoet Sweet Boutique Los Dos Cristianos Coffee Shop ($), 941-661-1782, 1120 Plantation Blvd., is open Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Send restaurant and bar news and recommendations to columnist Sue Wade at suewade47@aol. com. Average price ranges are $ = inexpensive (under $10), $$ = moderate ($11-$30), and $$$ = pricey (over $30), including tip and beverage.Coffee is grounds for local friendship SueWADECOLUMNISTTHE SCENE SUN PHOTO BY SUE WADETom Watsons dad, Bob, wife, Moni, and Tiki Tom himself, in front of David Sussmans photographic painting of a Charlotte Harbor sunset spanning The Beans back wall. 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Page 24 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 12We should know by now June is the of“cial start of hurricane season. Problem is, our pets may not know that. As pet owners it is our role to assure their safety. They are family members whose welfare must be included in our planning. Like ours, the plan for your pets should include a disaster kit checklist. Each checklist should contain any medications, medical records, leashes, harnesses and carriers for transporting your pet. Also, remember to pack a current photo of you and your pets, along with their descriptions, in case you become separated. Include several days supply of food and water, and dont forget a manual can opener. Stock up on nonperishable items well ahead of time. Having your pets own bed and toys, along with grooming tools, can relieve stress. If you plan to leave the area, remember to “nd a safe place, ahead of time, that will accept you and your pets. Do not wait until disaster strikes to do your homework. If you will be staying with friends or relatives, contact them far in advance to ensure they are prepared for your arrival. If you plan to check into a hotel, research their pet-acceptance policies. Ask if they vary during a disaster. Call as early as possible for a reservation, as other prepared pet owners may be doing the same. If you plan to ride out the stormŽ at a local shelter, contact your local emergency management and obtain a list of pet-friendly shelters in your area. These are shelters that allow people and their pets, at the same location. The number of pet friendly shelters are increasing so it is important to stay updated. (All of Sarasota Countys evacuation shelters are pet-friendly.) We learn from experience, so if you have any doubt as to the seriousness of NOT planning for your pet, here are some recent reminders left by Hurricane Irma just last year. € Dozens of pets in Palm Beach County, Florida, abandoned and left behind. € Thousands abandoned in the Caribbean. € Hundreds had to be airlifted to safety in the U.S. € Many were not that lucky. Authorities in Palm Beach County were so disturbed by the number of pets that were left behind that they strongly considered charging the owners with abandonment. Knee-jerk reaction? Maybe, but abandonment is animal cruelty. Also, emergency personnel dealing with the needs of multiple animals in distress does interfere with efforts to save human lives. It has been a dozen years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, yet today, animals are still suffering and people are feeling the effect. In addition to the tens of thousands of animals that died in the storm, thousands of pets were abandoned. Dogs have formed dangerous packs. They have increased in numbers through indiscriminate breeding and continue to roam deserted neighborhoods throughout the city. Severe public health and safety hazards have been created by the packs of dogs and increased dog bites. These animals have become the forgotten victims of a hurricane. We naturally think of our pets needs, but, disaster planning for all types of animals is important. This includes farm animals, zoos, wildlife centers and animal sanctuaries. For the safety of the animals, yes, but also because loose and frightened animals can cause many problems, like blocking roadways during the emergency. Since Hurricane Andrew hit Homestead Florida in 1992, cities, counties, states and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have all enacted animal disaster plans. Suncoast Humane Society played a major role in animal rescue and relief following Hurricane Charley in 2004. We hope that our aging shelter will be ready to help when needed again. Like all shelters in times of disaster, our animal care center will be immediately “lled to capacity with displaced animals. Existing animal shelters will not have room to temporarily board your pet. Again, advanced planning for you and your pet is a must. Remember to keep your pets disaster kits fresh and prepared for any disaster. If you would like additional information, including a copy of You and Your Pet, Preparing for Disaster,Ž please contact Suncoast Humane Society at 941484-7884 or visit us online at Phil Snyder is the executive director of the Suncoast Humane Society. He has more than 40 years of experience in animal care, control and welfare, including 15 years with the Humane Society of the United States. To learn how you can help homeless animals at your humane society, visit or call 941-474-7884.Hurricane season: Is your pet ready? Suncoast Humane SocietyPhil Snyder PHOTO PROVIDEDIf you plan to leave the area, remember to nd a safe place, ahead of time, that will accept you and your pets. IslandWalk at the West Villages has added a rock-painting class every Saturday morning between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the arts and crafts room, implemented by resident Betsy DeNote. Those who attend bring their own supplies, paint and add designs to share, in order to spread joy throughout the community to those who may “nd them.Rockin in IslandWalk at the West Villages Deb Viens was one of many IslandWalk residents who attended a recently-held rock painting class. Earlene Staneld adds the color blue to the base of her handpainted rocks. These are some of the hand-painted rocks that Betsy DeNote has made, which can be found throughout the community at IslandWalk. Ann Perez focuses while adding intricate designs to her handpainted rock. Sara Spinazze uses a paint marker to nish coloring in her owl design rock. Joan Houser uses a paintbrush to add colors to her mandalainspired rock. PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIADebra King adds colorful air to her hand-painted rock. IslandWalk at the West Villages resident Betsy DeNote started the rock painting class. Right: Annie Madigan paints a rock for the communitys Happy Birthday tree, where the hand-designed rocks are placed so residents may have them as keepsakes.


Feeling Fit PORT CHARLOTTE € PUNTA GORDA € NORTH PORT € ENGLEWOOD € ARCADIA SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018 A WEEKLY SUN PUBLICATION WWW.FEELINGFIT.COMFawcett Memorial Hospital announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction places Fawcett Memorial Hospital among the top 5 percent of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. During the 2014 to 2016 study period, Healthgrades found that patients treated in hospitals receiving the Patient Safety Excellence Award were, on average: 55.6 percent less likely to experience an accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals 52.4 percent less likely to experience a collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals. 62.8 percent less likely to experience catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals 54.3 percent less likely to experience pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals. During the study period (2014 to 2016), Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award recipient hospitals demonstrated excellent performance in safety provided for patients in the Medicare population, as measured by objective outcomes (risk-adjusted patient safety indicator rates) for 13 patient safety indicators de“ned by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). If all hospitals achieved the average performance of award recipients for each of the 13 Patient Safety Indicators evaluated, during the 2014 to 2016 study period, 126,342 patient safety events could have been avoided. We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award,Ž said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Of“cer, H ealthgrades. Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients.Ž Fawcett Memorial Hospital is a 237-bed, full-service acute care hospital serving Charlotte County and the surrounding areas since 1975. Faw cett is one of two hospitals in the state of Florida to be named by Healthgrades as Americas Top 100 Hospital, an award they have won for the third year in a row, putting the facility Fawcett Memorial Hospital receives Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence AwardProvided by ALEXANDRIA DAVIS FAWCETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AWARD | 3 DanMEARNSCOLUMNIST Health & HopeFor years, a routine part of mens health maintenance involved prostate cancer screening, including a digital rectal exam and a blood test looking for the prostate-speci“c antigen (PSA), a protein produced in cells of the prostate gland. PSA is produced by normal, as well as malignant, cells, and elevated levels can indicate cancer may be present. Confusion about the screening, speci“cally the PSA test, arose in 2012 when a government-sponsored network of disease prevention experts stopped recommending the PSA test, determining that its potential negatives outweigh its bene“ts. The controversy that erupted over the best way to screen for the disease may have given it a chance to ”ourish, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer released last week by National Cancer Institute. The report states that while cancer deaths overall continue to decline, prostate cancer deaths are creeping up again after years of decline. Especially troubling is an increase in men diagnosed with late-stage prostate cancer that has spread to other organs. The aforementioned network, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF), tweaked its screening guidelines slightly last year, saying the bene“ts of getting screened may slightly outweigh the risks.Ž The physicians that make up this board are primarily internists and family physicians,Ž noted Dr. Andrew Weitzel, a Port Charlotte urologist. Theres not even a urologist or specialist on the panel.Ž Indeed. The USPSTF website says Task force members come from the “elds of preventive medicine and primary care, including internal medicine, family Questions surround prostate cancer screeningMEARNS | 3Anyone caring for a loved one with Alzheimers disease likely can relate to former “rst lady Nancy Reagan, who called the illness suffered by former President Ronald Reagan a truly long, long goodbye.Ž Mrs. Reagan, who died Sunday at age 94, was a tireless advocate for Alzheimers patients and their families, recalls Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Ronald Petersen, who knew the Reagans well. In many respects, Mrs. Reagan was the optimal caregiver, providing love and support for the president in a fashion similar to many other Americans whose families deal with this dif“cult diagnosis,Ž he said. In 2015, an estimated 5.3 million Americans had Alzheimers disease, according to the Alzheimers Association. As the disease progresses, once-simple tasks become dif“cult or impossible. Practical tips can help your loved maintain a sense of independence and dignity. To limit challenges resulting from Alzheimers: € Schedule wisely. Establish a routine to make each day more predictable and less confusing. Schedule the most dif“cult tasks, such as bathing or medical appointments, for the time of day when your loved one is most calm. € Adapt your routine, as needed. For example, if your loved one insists on wearing the same out“t every day, consider buying a few identical out“ts. When your loved one is bathing, switch the worn out“t for a clean one. € Take your time. Expect things to take longer than they once did. Schedule more time to complete tasks, so you dont need to hurry your loved one. € Involve your loved one. Allow your loved one to do as much as possible with the least amount of assistance. For example, perhaps your loved one can dress alone if you lay out the clothes in the order they go on. € Limit choices. The fewer the options, the easier it is to decide. For example, provide two out“ts to choose between „ not a closet full of clothes. Eliminate belts or accessories that are likely to be put on incorrectly. € Reduce distractions. Turn off the TV, and minimize distractions at mealtime and during conversations, so your loved one can better focus on the task at hand. To keep your loved one with Alzheimers safe: € Prevent falls. Avoid scatter rugs, extension cords and any clutter that could cause your loved one to trip or fall. Install handrails or grab bars in critical areas. € Use locks. Install locks on cabinets that contain anything potentially dangerous, such as medicine, alcohol, guns, toxic cleaning substances, dangerous utensils and tools. € Check water temperature. Lower the thermostat on the hot-water heater to prevent burns. € Take “re safety precautions. Keep matches and lighters out of reach. If your loved one smokes, make sure he or she does so with supervision. Have an accessible “re extinguisher and smoke alarms with fresh batteries. Caring for the CaregiverAlzheimers caregivers need all the support they PHOTO PROVIDEDAnyone caring for a loved one with Alzheimers disease likely can relate to former rst lady Nancy Reagan, who called the illness suered by former President Ronald Reagan a truly long, long goodbye.ŽWhen a loved one has Alzheimers disease, practical tips can help patient, caregiverFROM MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK HELP | 3Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimers disease „ basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today. The move is aimed at improving research, by using more objective criteria like brain scans to pick patients for studies and enroll them sooner in the course of their illness, when treatments may have more chance to help. But its too soon to use these scans and other tests in routine care, because they havent been validated for that yet, experts stress. For now, doctors will still rely on the tools theyve long used to evaluate thinking skills to diagnose most cases. Regardless of what tests are used to make the diagnosis, the new definition will have a startling effect: Many more people will be considered to have Alzheimers, because the biological signs can show up 15 to 20 years before symptoms do. The numbers will increase dramatically,Ž said Dr. Clifford R. Jack Jr., a Mayo Clinic brain imaging specialist. There are a lot more cognitively normal people who have the pathology in the brain who will now be counted as having Alzheimers disease.Ž He led a panel of experts, working with the Alzheimers Association and the National Institute on Aging, that updated guidelines on the disease, published Tuesday in Alzheimers & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimers Association.ABOUT ALZHEIMERSAbout 50 million people worldwide have dementia, and Alzheimers is the New way of defining Alzheimers aims to find disease soonerBy MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP CHIEF MEDICAL WRITER AP PHOTOin this May 19, 2015, le photo, R. Scott Turner, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorder Center at Georgetown University Hospital, points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Alzheimers disease at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington. SOONER | 3


Page 26 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 Publisher Glen Nickerson Feeling Fit EditorMarie Merchant 941-206-1135 Medical Advertising Executives:Bibi R. Gafoor 941-258-9528 Jim Commiskey 941-258-9526 Fort Myers Daniel Dykes 941-205-6409 Deadlines Support group listings are published as space permits. To have your group included, send the information to feelingfit@ News briefs and announcements must be received by noon on Monday to be included in Sundays edition of Feeling Fit. News briefs are published as space permits. Contact feelingfit@ or call 941-206-1135.Feeling FitThis article is in response to questions that are asked most frequently by students of Fusion One, visitors to the Fitness Center and members of the general public. Some question are answered brie”y while others require a bit more explanation. Question One : With the vast number of food items existing, how can I be sure I am eating the right things? Shopping for food can be quite daunting. There are so many things to consider and food items to choose from. Yet, you should not allow the complex array of foods to confuse you. Simply keep in mind that the food items you eat are intended to do the following: provide energy, build body tissues and/or regulate body processes. Your responsibility is to know the food items that will facilitate these functions. You should know, for instance, that protein foods are the building and repairing materials used by the body, and that carbohydrate foods (starch and sugars) and lipids (fats and oils) are its principal sources of energy. You should also know that vitamins and minerals are important for regulating body functions and that water is vital for chemical reactions within the body to take place. It is worth noting that water is also needed to replace that lost through urination, perspiration, defecation and exhalation (breathing). Whats left for you to know are the food items that supply these nutrients and the RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) for each nutrient. Question Two : Are vitamin and mineral supplements important, and should I use them? Although the nutrients you need is best had from the food you eat, making use of vitamin and mineral supplements are ok; especially if you are unsure as to whether or not you are getting all of the important vitamins and minerals from your diet. Question Three : These days, it is suggested that our food be organic, but what is organic food? Food in its true sense is any organic matter. By organic I am referring to the vast quantities of carbon-based compounds found throughout nature. All living things (plants and animals) are composed of these organic compounds and require the same if they are to stay alive and thrive. When plants and animals die, their remains return to the environment of which they are a part. This cycle helps to ensure the continued replenishment of the vital organic matter. It is quite safe to say that anything organic can be consumed as food by man or other life forms. Regrettably, not all organic matter is suitable for consumption by all organisms. In some cases the digestive system will be incapable of tolerating or digesting, in an adequate manner, a speci“c organic item. Grass, as an example, is incapable of being adequately processed by the digestive system of man. A cow, on the other hand, with its four stomach compartments, is more capable of completely digesting grass and securing its bene“ts. Because organic matter is found in the soil and in most naturalŽ bodies of water, our food „ if it is to be at is best „ should be had from, or in”uenced by, these reserves of life sustaining matter. Organic food is „ primarily„ any organic matter of plant or animal origin which, when consumed, is capable of yielding energy, building body tissues and/or regulating body processes in the safest and most ef“cient manner. The environment within which the plant or animal (food source) is raised, nourished, etc. (and how it is raised or nourished) are important if that food is to be considered organic. Question Four: What are some important tips for eating better? Listed below are a number of good eatingŽ tips that have helped many others: € Eat in moderation. € Avoid eating late at night. € Eat your heavy meals during the early parts of the day. € Eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly € Avoid eating when angry or upset € Make use of foods low in fat and calories € Consider adding more seeds and nuts, fresh fruits and vegetables and cereal and grains to your diet. € Do not place fruits and vegetables on a surface used to prepare meats; unless it is, “rst, thoroughly cleaned. € Eat a wide variety of foods. € A great way to ensure that you are getting most or all of the vitamins and minerals you need is to add to your regular diet, a variety of loadedŽ foods. By loadedŽ I am referring to foods that yield a large number of nutrients or a high concentration of a few. When these foods are consumed daily, you are ensuring the consumption of important vitamins and minerals. The following is a short list of loadedŽ foods for you to consider: 1. Brewers yeast (may not be suitable for some) 2. Blackstrap molasses 3. Fresh vegetable salad consisting of four or more vegetables of varying colors 4. Fresh fruit salad consisting of four or more fruits of varying colors and taste. For answers to your “tness questions, call 941-625-4175, ext. 263 or visit the Fitness Center at: 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte.Eating better: Answers to your questionsBy GREGORY WHYTETHE CULTURAL CENTER OF CHARLOTTE COUNTYS FITNESS CENTERAccording to a paper by Brenda Watson, Doctor of Naturopathy, Candidiasis is a medical term used to describe a condition where a common digestive yeast found in the gut, Candida albicans, becomes proli“c and starts to cause medical and health dilemmas, some of which can be serious and/or fatal. If not checked, Candida can enter the blood stream and move to other body components such as the urinary tract, skin, “ngernails, toenails, organs, and tissues. It has been postulated that overgrowth of Candida may be both the cause and the effect of leaky gut or increased intestinal permeability; however, the lines between cause and effect are often unclear. A 2016 study by two researchers at the Human Microbiology Institute in New York demonstrates, perhaps for the “rst time, that bacteriophages, viruses that infect and replicate within bacteria, affect the gut microbiome and can provoke leaky gut. The lack of agreement on which causes which makes treatment confusing, complex and challenging. Some health practitioners focus on treating leaky gut as the cause of Candidiasis, while others focus on the opposite. A paper written by Stephen C. Byrnes, Doctor of Naturopathy, indicates that prolonged use of antibiotics, corticosteroid drugs, birth control pills, and/ or a high sugar diet play signi“cant roles in Candidiasis. Antibiotics have been shown to deplete the gut microbiome or bene“cial gut bacteria which help control Candida yeast overgrowth. As a treatment for Candidiasis, antibiotics have often been proved ineffective, and do not prevent the recurrence of the disease in the body. In fact, many yeast infections have become antibiotic resistant. In contrast, there are myriad herbal preparations which have been used and studied in killing Candida yeast infections and preventing its further proliferation in the body. A 2004 systematic review of controlled clinical trials written by researchers at Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK. examined the effects of tea tree oil on Candidiasis. Other herbs reviewed were herbs in the potato family, clove, and bitter orange. All trials had beneficial results with eliminating Candidiasis. Another review by researchers at the Medical Pl ants Research Center in Iran has shown effectiveness of almost 30 herbs used widely there, and a study published in the Chinese Journal of Medicine ascertained that extracts of propolis, a resinous substance collected by honey bee and thyme, among others, showed great ef“cacy against Candidiasis. Antibiotics as a treatment for this disease could harm the gut microbiome and pose a threat to health. Conversely, countless encouraging current research, reviews, and clinical trials support herbal treatments for Candidiasis. One of the many sources for this can be found in the Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences in a research paper entitled Candidiasis Phytotherapy: An Overview of the Most Important Medicinal Plants Affecting the Candida Albicans. 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The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 27 medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health, obstetrics and gynecology, and nursing.Ž Most urologists follow the American Urology Association recommendations,Ž said Dr. Weitzel, which weigh risk factors in determining who gets screened.Ž According to the American Cancer Association, prostate cancer occurs more often in African-American men and in Caribbean men of African descent. An even higher risk factor, which applies to all men regardless of racial or ethnic differences, is family history. Having a father or brother with prostate cancer more than doubles a mans risk of developing the disease. Obesity and diet and also increase the chances of men developing prostate cancer. For high-risk individuals starting at age 40, we recommend a digital rectal exam and a PSA every year,Ž said Dr. Weitzel. Generally, men between the ages of 50 and 70 should undergo routine screening every two years. In our area, we have a high population of men between 70 and 75,Ž noted Dr. Weitzel. If theyre in excellent health and have a family history of longevity, we dont automatically cut them off and say they dont need a PSA any more.Ž The question the senior patient and his physician have to ask is what to do if the screening comes back positive for prostate cancer. The USPSTF, Mayo Clinic and other organizations recommend not screening men in their 70s. They dont want us to biopsy anyone over 70,Ž said Dr. Weitzel. Thats ludicrous. The average life expectancy for men is 79 and creeping up all the time. Men at that age still die from prostate cancer. We do treat patients in their 70s for prostate cancer,Ž he added. Sometimes its as easy as radiation or as easy a shot every six months.Ž When a patient reaches 80, Dr. Weitzel advises against doing a PSA test, because even if the level is slightly elevated, its more than likely what he called an indolent cancer.Ž These prostate cancer cells simply stay within the prostate gland and never spread, progress, or cause any harm to the patient. Nevertheless, I still leave up to the individual patients,Ž the doctor said, because I do have patients in their 80s who want the PSA. Sometimes, its just for peace of mind.Ž An elevated PSA test, combined with abnormalities found in the digital exam, can prompt the physician performing a biopsy of the gland, and therein lies the risk. A biopsy can cause pain, bleeding and infection. The last-named is the most serious complication, but Dr. Weitzel said this is rare. Dr. Weitzel, a board-certi“ed urological surgeon, has been practicing for 25 years. He works alongside Dr. Eric E. Coronato at Gulf Coast Urology, a division of 21st Century Oncology. The clinic has of“ces at 21260 Olean Boulevard, Suite 202A, in Port Charlotte, 713 East Marion Ave., Suite 135, in Punta Gorda, and 720 Doctors Drive in Englewood. All of“ces may be reached at 941-625-1550. Additional information is available at the Gulf Coast website, Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Call Dan Mearns at 941-893-9692 or email danmearns@g PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 3 can get. If you know someone whos caring for a loved one who has Alzheimers disease, heres how to help: € Be speci“c when you offer help: If you want to support a friend caring for a loved one, make a concrete offer. For example: € Im going to the grocery store. What can I pick up for you?Ž € Ive got a few free hours tomorrow. May I sit in for you, while you run errands or take time for yourself?Ž € I doubled my meatloaf recipe, so I could share with you. I brought enough to last you for several meals.Ž € Does your yard need to be mowed? Id be happy to take care of it this weekend.Ž Check in with the caregiver: Sending a card or calling a caregiver can be a meaningful way to show support. Emails and text messages work, too; however, personal visits can be better. Contact with the outside world can lift a car egivers spirits. most common form. In the U.S., about 5.7 million have Alzheimers under its current definition, which is based on memory problems and other symptoms. About one-third of people over 70 who show no thinking problems actually have brain signs that suggest Alzheimers, Jack said. There is no cure „ current medicines such as Aricept and Namenda just temporarily ease symptoms. Dozens of hoped-for treatments have failed, and doctors think one reason may be that the studies enrolled patients after too much brain damage had already occurred. By the time that you have the diagnosis of the disease, its very late,Ž said Dr. Eliezer Masliah, neuroscience chief at the Institute on Aging. What weve realized is that you have to go earlier and earlier and earlier,Ž just as doctors found with treating cancer, he said. Another problem: as many as 30 percent of people enrolled in Alzheimers studies based on symptoms didnt actually have the disease „ they had other forms of dementia or even other medical conditions. That doesnt give an accurate picture of whether a potential treatment might help, and the new definition aims to improve patient selection by using brain scans and other tests.BETTER TESTSMany other diseases, such as diabetes, already are defined by measuring a biomarker, an objective indicator such as blood sugar. That wasnt possible for Alzheimers disease until a few years ago, when brain scans and spinal fluid tests were developed to do this. They measure certain forms of two proteins „ amyloid and tau „ that form plaques and tangles in the brain „ and signs of nerve injury, degeneration and brain shrinkage. The guidelines spell out use of these biomarkers over a spectrum of mental decline, starting with early brain changes, through mild impairment and Alzheimers dementia.WHAT TO DO?People may be worried and want these tests for themselves or a family member now, but Jack advises: Dont bother. Theres no proven treatment yet.Ž You might find a doctor willing to order them, but spinal fluid tests are somewhat invasive, and brain scans can cost up to $6,000. Insurance usually does not pay because theyre considered experimental outside of research. A large study is underway now to see whether Medicare should cover them and when. Anyone with symptoms or family history of dementia, or even healthy people concerned about the risk can consider enrolling in one of the many studies underway. We need more people in this pre-symptomatic stageŽ to see if treatments can help stave off decline, Masliah said.SOONERFROM PAGE 1 HELP FROM PAGE 1Free Yoga € Englewood Beach: Daily at 8:30 a.m.; and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. 941-473-0135. € Manasota Beach: Monday-Saturday at 8 a.m. € Venice Beach Pavilion: MondayThursday at 7:30 p.m. € North Jetty, Nokomis Beach Yoga: 9 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday. If you would like your free yoga event added to our events, email YOGABreastfeeding support groupThe Florida Department of Health, local partners and organizations, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, strongly recommend babies exclusively breastfeed for the “rst six months of life and continue to breastfeed for one to two years. There are a variety of programs and resources to empower breastfeeding moms. Health professionals and peer counselors provide a range of services from right after birth at the hospital to breastfeeding support groups in the community as noted below: € Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., WIC in partnership with Lactation Love Breastfeeding Support Group, Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Contact: Arielle Ball, DOH-Sarasota, WIC and Nutrition Services, Arielle. or 941-685-3324. € Second Wednesday each month, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., North Port Library conference room, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Contact: Jamee Thumm, Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, jamee.thumm@gmail. com or 941-373-7070, ext. 307.Cancer support groupFawcett Memorial Hospital, an HCA af“liate, now offers a cancer support group for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. The group meets the last Wednesday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. with lunch provided. Research shows that social support has bene“ts for cancer patients, those recovering from treatment and their family and loved ones by reducing anxiety and stress, emotional distress and depression, fatigue and the experience of pain while improving mood, self-image, ability to cope with stress and feelings of control. In addition, having a supportive social network can help with recovery and adjusting to life after treatment. The support group allows those experiencing a cancer diagnosis to cope with the emotional aspects by providing a safe place to share their feelings and challenges while allowing people to learn from others facing similar situations. Cancer patients and their family members are encouraged to attend. Active participation is not required, listeners are welcome. Physicians and other health professionals will periodically speak to the group on cancer related topics. For more information or to RSVP, please call Fawcetts oncology patient navigators at 941-624-8318.Cancer support groupThe First United Methodist Church offers a faith-based cancer support group to all adult cancer survivors and their caregivers. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the “rst Wednesday of each month at 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, in room 9. New participants are always welcome and encouraged to attend, regardless of their cancer type, church af“liation or faith base. Please contact Jane Sheppard via email at with questions or to indicate your interest in becoming a part of this group as a participant, facilitator or resource. For more information on this and other ministries at First United Methodist Church, visit our website at www. or call the church of“ce at 941-639-3842.Caregivers Support GroupPort Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte, hosts a caregiver support group from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The cost is free and is open to any caregiver dealing with a care-receiver with any d ebilitating disease. There are no requirements to join the group. For more information, contact Mike Boccia at 941-815-6077.Courage Over Cancer Gulf Cove United Methodist Churchs cancer care program, Courage Over Cancer, offers support and ministry to men, women, and families who are affected by cancer. Church and community members touched by this disease are provided with help and spiritual counsel that are speci“c to their needs as a cancer patient, caregiver, or loved one. This ministry is based on the outreach program Our Journey of Hope which was developed by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. If you or someone you know could bene“t from a friend to support them through this journey, contact the church at 941-697-1747 or GulfCoveUMC@ Gulf Cove UMC is located at 1100 McCall Road in Port Charlotte.Food Addicts AnonymousA 12-step program for those who wish to recover from food addiction. Group meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, at First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte. For more information, call 941-380-6550.Lung cancer support groupThe North Port Lung Cancer Support Group meets from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Sarasota Memorial ER in North Port along Toledo Blade Boulevard. The group is for people with lung cancer along with their caregivers. No RSVP nor charge is required. For more information, call or email Marc Cohen at 941-240-8989 or Matters support groupLung Matters support group meets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Call Port Charlotte Rehab Center for locations and more information at 941-235-8011. SUPPORT GROUPSin the top 2 percent in athe nation for clinical excellence. 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Page 28 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 NEWS & NOTESRun Club formedCity of North Port Parks and Recreation hosts a 5K Run Club at the Morgan Family Community Center „ 6207 West Price Boulevard, North Port „ every Wednesday evening from 6 p.m.-7 p.m., now through June 27. This is the chance to train to run and complete a 5K race. Novice runners will learn how to safely begin running and improve their endurance throughout the program. Participants completing the program will receive a free entry in the Firecracker 5K Race. For more information visit www.cityofnorthport. com.Free Medicare counseling returns to Mid-County Regional LibrarySeniors with concerns about Medicare and other health insurance options now have the opportunity for free insurance counseling at the Mid-County Regional Library. Starting Wednesday, June 6, the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida will return to provide SHINE counseling on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. until 2:p.m. SHINE counseling services have been discontinued at the temporary site (Port Charlotte Library). The newly-remodeled MidCounty Public Library is located at 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd. in Port Charlotte. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) counselors provide free, unbiased health insurance counseling by appointment. Offered locally through the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (AAASWFL), SHINE empowers seniors, their caregivers, and family members to make informed decisions about health care coverage. SHINE is a volunteer program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and part of the national SHIP Program. SHINE counselors assist clients with Medicare, Medicaid, prescription assistance, and long-term care insurance. SHINE counselors can help seniors and people with disabilities “nd programs which may lower their prescription drug costs, provide prescription drugs at no cost, or help with Medicare Part B costs. To make an appointment at the Mid-County library, or to receive assistance by phone, call the AAASWFLs toll-free Elder Helpline at 1-866-4135337. Additional counseling sites can be found on the SHINE website: www. ” SHINE is a volunteer program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.Blood driveOne Blood will be holding a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, June 11, at Mid-County Regional Library, 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd, Port Charlotte. All donors receive a voucher for a free movie ticket, a free Chick-“l-a coupon card for a free chicken sandwich or 8 count nuggets and a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening. Plus, all donors will receive a special offer from Crayola Experience … purchase one admission tickets and receive a second admission free. ID is required at donation time. Blood donation requirements include a minimum weight of 115 pounds and minimum age of 17. A 16-year-old may donate blood with parental permission. You can make an appointment online at and use sponsor code #37945. For more information about making a blood donation please visit or call 1-888-936-6283. For information, call 941-613-3188.Free Autism screeningGolisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, offers a free monthly autism spectrum disorder screening for toddlers 18 months to “ve years of age. The next screening on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 15 at the Family Health Center, 2256 Heitman Street, Fort Myers. It is estimated that one in every 68 children is diagnosed with some form of Autism Spectrum Disorder, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined. Medical consultants for the project stress that an early diagnosis can make a vast difference for toddlers and their families. They say early intensive behavioral intervention can make an immense difference not just in the development of the child, but in their families as well. The ASD screening is conducted by the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. The screenings are administered by an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, who has extensive training and experience in typical child development and developmental disorders. A physician referral is not required. To schedule a screening, call 239-343-6838.Guardian Ad Litem child advocate orientationThe Florida Guardian Ad Litem program supports volunteers who advocate for the best interests of children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned by the adults in their life. If you are interested in being a champion for the children in your community, attend a one hour orientation at the GAL of“ce 18500 Murdock Circle, Bldg. B Suite 203, Port Charlotte. Orientations will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on June 4 and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on June 18. Open to all full-time residents at least 21 years of age with 8 to 10 hours monthly to volunteer on their own schedule with staff support and free training. For more information or to sign up for orientation call, 941-613-3233.AAASWFL encourages people to wear purpleWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day is honored each year on June 15. The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (AAASWFL) is asking the community to wear purple on that day to raise awareness of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. We associate the color purple with dignity, respect, and royalty,Ž explains Sherry Young, AAASWFL Elder Abuse Prevention Coordinator. And those are often the same words we use when describing how to treat our elders. Wearing purple on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is another reminder of how we need to treat our seniors with respect and dignity.Ž Elder abuse impacts millions of people around the world each year. The National Council on Aging estimates that one in ten Americans age 60 and over have experienced some kind of elder abuse, and the U.S. Administration for Community living states that older Americans lose an estimated $2.6 billion annually due to “nancial abuse and material exploitation. Other forms of include emotional or psychological abuse, neglect and self-neglect, and physical and sexual abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was established in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The goal of WEAAD is to promote a better understanding of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older persons. AAASWFL provides informational seminars on elder abuse recognition, prevention, and reporting. To schedule a presentation for your group, call the AAASWFL Helpline at 866-413-5337 (866-41-ELDER). On Monday, June 11, the agency will provide elder abuse prevention and education materials at the DeSoto Friendship Center from 10 a.m. until noon. The DeSoto Friendship Center is located at 219 W. Oak St. in Arcadia. On June 13, the agency will participate in a WEAAD event at the Verandas of Punta Gorda, 24500 Airport Road from 10 a.m. until noon.Get Out and PlaySummer tennis is gearing up! The EasyOn EasyOff Masters Tennis format “ts right in with POP Tennis (QuickStart), ROG Ball, Rally the Family Tennis, Adaptive Tennis (Deaf, Sight ImpairedBlind, and Wheelchair). Rackets range from 19 in to 27 inch and balls used are geared for court size distinguished by color. Courts of 78 ft. ( ellow, green) 60 ft. (Orange, green, sound emitting yellow and red) 42 ft (sound emitting yellow and red) 36 ft (red, orange). The courts are at the Rotonda Community Park, 100 Blvd. East and Parade, Rotonda West. Rackets and balls are provided, no fee or registration required. Upcoming clinics, June 2: Adaptive Tennis & Masters from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. (then every other week). June 9: POP tennis (QuickStart), Rally the Family & Masters from 10 a.m.-11 a.m.(then every other week). Open drop in EasyOnEasyOff every Saturday from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Check the board at the courts for added information or call Art at 941-698-9480.Sustainable Weight Loss and Improved Mental ClarityChrisanna HarringtonWright, Registered Dietitian and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, will host a bring your own brown bag lunch lecture from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at 252 West Marion Ave., Punta Gorda (in the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room). This is a free lecture for anyone who is struggling with weight loss, Yo-Yo Dieting, Diabetes Type 2, even people who have had gastric surgery and are still struggling with their weight. Learn the secret to sustainable weight loss and also learn how your weight can lead to in”ammation and dementia and how to prevent this disease process. For more information or to register, call 941-787-3525. 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The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 29 FEELING FIT 5 When you think of dementia, most people automatically think of Alzheimers disease, too. But, under a new definition of Alzheimers, the two terms no longer will be considered interchangeable. The new definition is part of a new framework for researching Alzheimers disease that the Alzheimers Association and the National Institute on Aging developed and released. Alzheimers disease is one cause of dementia,Ž Dr. Clifford Jack Jr., a Mayo Clinic radiologist and Alzheimers researcher, says. Its the most common cause, but its certainly not the only cause. And that has been a source of major confusion.Ž Jack helped lead a team of scientists with the Alzheimers Association and the National Institute on Aging releasing the new Alzheimers research framework. Currently, Alzheimers is diagnosed by evaluating symptoms and cognitive behavior associated with the disease. But, Jack says, that can be misleading for research. So, in the new research framework, Alzheimers disease is not diagnosed based on symptoms. Instead, it is diagnosed by its neuropathology, referred to as plaques and tangles. This can be done at autopsy or using biomarkers when a person is still living. That means through cerebral spinal fluid or through brain imaging. Jack says the change is significant. What were saying is that symptoms are a consequence of the disease,Ž he says. Theyre not the definition of the disease. People can have the pathology in the brain and be symptom-free. They still have the disease even though they have no symptoms. If they have the pathology, they have the diseases. Its controversial in some circles because, historically, the presence of symptoms was the definition. Now were saying (thats) no longer so.Ž Jack says changing the definition allows research to better target patients so clinical trials will be more effective. He also says this change is significant because it can allow researchers to diagnose Alzheimers disease before a patient has symptoms. This will allow scientists to develop treatments that stop Alzheimers before symptoms develop, improving the quality of life for patients. Jack says a good way to think of the shift is comparing it to how health care providers treat heart disease. The best way to treat cardiovascular disease is by giving an asymptomatic person statins, you know, for 20, 30 years, as opposed to waiting until that person has a stroke or heart attack, and then trying to treat (that),Ž he says. Jack says he and the other scientists releasing the new framework hope it will create a common language for researchers to use in the short term. The long term is that these biomarkers „ classifying people in this way, defining Alzheimers disease in this way, using biomarkers to determine who actually gets into clinical trials „ that will lead to more rapid development and identification of treatments,Ž he says. And, so, the long term is that this biomarkerbased definition will lead more rapidly to effective treatments.ŽNew definition of Alzheimers changes how disease is researchedFROM MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORKIMAGE PROVIDED Nearly two-thirds of caregivers whose loved ones suffer from the debilitating effects of Alzheimers or related dementia say they would take medication to delay the onset of their own memory loss by even six months, if it were affordable and free of side effects. Sixtyfour percent say theyve already made healthy lifestyle modifications in an effort to prevent their own memory loss, making meaningful edits to their diet and exercise. However, only one-third of caregivers say they have been tested for the Alzheimers gene. These, and other, findings were revealed in a new report from Healthline Media, the fastest growing health information brand, reaching 39 million monthly users in the United States. View the full release here: home/20180530005860/ en/ The report, State of Caregiving for Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementia 2018,Ž examines the current caregiving population, the challenges they face in caring for a loved one with the disease today and how advances in science and technology may affect caregiving roles in the future. The report included a survey of nearly 400 active caregivers across generations and in-depth interviews with medical experts and advocacy groups. The full report can be accessed at www. state-of-alzheimers. Alzheimers disease is on the rise, and the landscape is evolving „ the types of clinical trials, treatments, resources/support, and the accelerated need for more family caregivers to take on the intensive responsibility of care for loved ones,Ž said Diane Ty, Project Director of the Global Social Enterprise Initiative and AgingWell Hub at Georgetown Universitys McDonough School of Business. Healthlines report helps prepare the modern patient and caregiver for the new state of Alzheimers disease and other dementias.Ž According to Healthlines report, the intimate view of a loved one aging with Alzheimers or related dementia is prompting more caregivers (34 percent) to be genetically tested for the disease, something millennials (49 percent) are more proactive about than older generations (Gen Xers 36 percent, Boomers 17 percent.) Most caregivers report that a specific incident prompted a medical evaluation for their loved one (70 percent.) In almost half of all cases the incident was the last in a series, though more than one quarter of the cases were the first of its kind. Interestingly, millennial caregivers were more likely to report a firsttime incident led to a medical evaluation (41 percent) compared to other caregiver groups (Boomers 21 percent; Gen Xers 18 percent.) KEY FINDINGS: € Patient 67 percent take up to one year to receive a specific diagnosis 41 percent had MCI (mild cognitive impairment) before an Alzheimers or related dementia diagnosis 75 percent of Alzheimers or related dementia patients remain home or in a private residence despite the diseases progression € Caregiver 71 percent of caregivers are female 72 percent of caregivers say their health has worsened since becoming caregivers 1 of 2 caregivers have had their career and/ or finances impacted due to caregiving responsibilities € Caregiver Resources 42 percent of caregivers use in-person support groups, online communities/forums 55 percent of caregivers say they are not getting adequate emotional support. We know our readers „ both patients and their caregivers „ have individual health journeys and we always strive to understand their specific paths, and how our content can best support them,Ž said Tracy Stickler, Editor in Chief, Healthline. The latest State Of report helps deepen our understanding of the evolving needs of the caregiver so we can create content and programs to better support them in making critical decisions.Ž Healthlines State Of.Ž series examines consumer lifestyle data gathered by the websites research team. State of.Ž research results are paired with editorial content illustrating topics from the consumers perspective, highlighting credible, expert-informed insights to inform health decisions. The State OfŽ series kicked off in July 2017 with the State of Fertility,Ž followed by the State of CareŽ and State of Cancer.Ž State of Caregiving for Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementia 2018Ž adds to the growing body of research in key disease states affecting Healthlines readers „ the modern healthcare consumer and their caregivers. Additional studies in this series will continue in 2018, examining other key disease states affecting Healthlines readers. About Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementia According to the Alzheimers Association, Alzheimers disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Dementia is not a specific disease. Its an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a persons ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimers accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. There are currently 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimers, with 47 million people with the disease worldwide. One in every 10 Americans aged 65 or older is living with Alzheimers, with twothirds being women. Alzheimers is the costliest disease in the United States, in raw expense of more than $270 billion annually, but also in the incalculable toll it takes on patient and caregiver alike. About Healthlines The State of Caregiving for Alzheimers or Related Dementia 2018 Healthline conducted a survey of nearly 400 active caregivers representing millennials, Gen X, and Boomers, and interviewed a dynamic group of medical and care experts to best understand the constraints, needs, and unspoken truths of living with and caring for an Alzheimers patient. 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Page 30 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 North Porter Christine Bieniek has implemented a six-week program called Mini Mermaids Running Club at Morgan Family Community Center, beginning in April, rounding out the completion of the program by running a 5K race as a team in Sarasota this month. Mini Mermaids is a discovery of self development, movement and exposure to sports, when girls in grades 6th-8th need it most. Throughout the 12, 11‡2 hour long sessions held on Monday and Wednesday evenings, coaches lead through “tness, education, nutrition, self encouragement/ awareness, discussions, focused workouts, games and other fun-“lled activities, with the goal of helping girls grow up to be strong and con“dent, through the value of movement. During the bene“cial program, each child receives a journal for re”ection, T-shirt, supplies for activities with the curriculum and “nishers medal. The program is sponsored by Zoomers Running Club of Southwest Florida.Mini Mermaids abound in North Port FEELING FIT PHOTOS BY TAMIA GARCIAMini Mermaids Running Club members surround their coach, Christine Bieniek, prior to beginning their run around Butler Park in North Port. Zoie Bieniek, 11, makes her way around the sidewalk lining Butler Park in North Port. Elizabeth Laterza, 13, left, and Katie Hampson, 13, enjoy their time together exercising during Mini Mermaids Running Club. Amelia Mendez, 11, left, and Morgan Manderson, 12, have fun conversing while running. Madison Kenny, 12, left ,and Reina Shipe, 12, are just two of many who participate in the Mini Mermaids Running Club in North Port. FEELING FIT 6Lung Cancer Support GroupThe group meets on the fourth ”oor of the Medical Of“ce Building on the Bayfront Health Campus, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, at 2 p.m. There is no cost and no preregistration required. Speaker schedule: € June 12: Open forum; For more information, call Irene 941-637-9575 or email AnonymousCall 941-426-7723 for information on meetings in the Arcadia, Venice, Port Charlotte, North Port and Englewood areas, including dates times and places.Alzheimers support groupsThe Alzheimers Association holds monthly caregiver support groups for spouses, adult children and family members who want to connect and share insight with others in similar situations. RSVP is not required to attend. For questions on groups and services through the Alzheimers Association, please call 941-235-7470. Port Charlotte area € 3 p.m. third Tuesday at South Port Square (Harbor Terrace), 23033 Westchester Blvd., Port Charlotte. € 3 p.m. third Thursday at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte. Punta Gorda area € 3 p.m. third Monday at Life Care center, 450 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. € 3 p.m. second Tuesday at Punta Gorda Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Englewood area € 10:30 a.m. third Friday, Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood.Alzheimers Caregiver Support GroupThe Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. the second Tuesday every month at The Springs at South Biscayne, 6235 Hoffman St., North Port. Call 941426-8349 to register.Amputee Support GroupThe Amputee Support Group meets at 3 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the Life Care Center, Punta Gorda. Contact George Baum at 941-787-4151 for more information.Breast cancer networkingBreast Cancer Networking in Venice offers support and sharing with other breast cancer survivors. Meetings are on the third Monday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon at the Venice Health Park, Suite 1217 (north side), Jacaranda Blvd., Venice. 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The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 E/N/C Page 31 CLASSIFIEDS 1 BENTONVILLE, Ark. „ Walmart is offering its employees a chance for a college degree without taking on student debt. The largest U.S. employer has partnered with education bene“ts company Guild Education to coach employees through a college degree, starting with the application process through graduation while giving attention to work and school balance issues. Three nonpro“t and accredited universities „ the University of Florida, Brandman University in California and Bellevue University in Nebraska „ have agreed to be part of the program. The universities have collaborated with Walmart to offer online classes for associates and bachelors degrees in business and supply chain management. Those colleges were selected because of their track record for graduating working adults, said Rachel Carlson, CEO and co-founder of Guild. All three schools already cater to working adults who need classes to be available on the weekends and in the evenings. In a conference call with reporters, Carlson said 300 non-pro“t schools were considered. The University of Florida is a top tier university. Bellevue already works with the military services and would be familiar to veterans. Brandman has been successful with Hispanic students. Walmart has kicked off what might be the nations most scalable approach to creating educational opportunity for Americas workforce,Ž Carlson said. The retailer made the announcement Wednesday to employees and shareholders. Walmart made some changes to its annual meeting this year, moving the formal business meeting to Wednesday. The companys traditional Friday celebrity-“lled event for shareholders and employees from around the world to “ll the Bud Walton Arena University of Arkansas is still on.Walmart gets creativeThe new bene“t, which is the “rst tuition program offered by Walmart, could have a big impact in Texas and give the retailer a competitive advantage in hiring. Walmart is the largest employer in the state with 168,403 working at its stores, distribution centers and other facilities. Walmart will pay all costs„ tuition, fees and books „ not covered by “nancial aid. Employees pay $1 a day, or $365 a year, for the “ve years expected for a working employee to complete a bachelors degree. While its a fraction of the college cost, its a meaningful amount for hourly workers. Full-time, part-time and salaried employees at Walmarts U.S. stores, supply chain, home of“ce and Sams Club can apply for the bene“ts. To qualify, an employee has to have been on staff at least 90 days. There are no requirements to stay with the company after graduation, Murphy said. Walmart estimated that more than 60,000 people from its 1.4 million U.S. workforce will want take it up on its offer based on participation rates at other companies with tuition programs, including Starbucks, said Julie Murphy, executive vice president of people at Walmart U.S. Many companies did away with their tuition reimbursement programs during the Great Recession. Companies that offer some kind of tuition help include Dallas-based AT&T and major retailers Amazon and Home Depot. The support that employees will receive from Guild coaches is like having a personal trainer for your education,Ž Murphy said. Walmart is requiring its employees to participate fully and pass their classes. No grade requirements are attached to the funding. Murphy said she cant estimate the cost of the program because each persons situation will be unique. Investing in the personal and professional success of our associates is vital to Walmarts future success. We know training and learning opportunities empower associates to deliver for customers while growing and advancing in their careers,Ž said Greg Foran, CEO of Walmart U.S. In January, Walmart raised starting wages from $9 to $11 an hour and gave employees bonuses ranging from $200 to $1,000. This year, Walmart also expanded paid maternity to 10 weeks for full-time hourly employees and six weeks of paid parental leave. Walmart also has been building a network of 200 training academies across the U.S.Walmart rolls back college costs to $1 a day for its 1.4 million US workersBy MARIA HALKIASTHE DALLAS MORNING NEWS TNS PHOTOWalmart is oering its employees a chance to earn a college degree without taking on student debt. adno=719850 Mission Driven... Results Oriented 180 Bed Rehab Facility Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor is a trusted, compassionate provider of rehabilitation and extended care. We have maintained a consistent history of high performance standards. Our expert staff, state of the art facilities and upscale environment makes Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor the premier choice for rehab in Southwest Florida. Apply online @ NEW!! Sign-On Bonus of $2000 adno=719851


Page 32 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 CLASSIFIEDS 2 SEATTLE „ Matthew Skellys dreams are in the clouds. Speci“cally, in an Alaska Airlines plane, ”ying through the clouds. The 21-year-old Seattleite has a goal to become a ”ight attendant for the local airline company „ but this spring, his training is taking place “rmly on the ground, within a series of mirrored rooms on the University of Washington campus. Skelly strides con“dently to a small whiteboard in the corner of a back of“ce packed with chairs, a coffee maker and a copy machine. He bends down to see his task list for the day, the red highlighter in his hand poised to check off the “rst job. First on the list: Wipe down the tables and chairs in every room of the University of Washington Speech & Hearing Clinic. Skelly, dressed smartly in black slacks and a black polo shirt, knows exactly where to “nd the tube of cleaning wipes and the ”oor map of the of“ce. After dusting the rooms, the task list notes he will make copies, then do a bit of computer work if he has time. Skelly checks the list often throughout his shift, relying on it to help keep him on track. Skelly has autism and has long struggled to keep focused on the tasks presented him. That distraction was especially bad in middle school, Skelly remembers, but has signi“cantly improved the past several years. Im learning about how to be more in-depth in my job,Ž Skelly says, pausing brie”y from wiping down a table to check his map and see which room is next. Its about knowing what I should be doing without someone telling me.Ž Still, it helps Skelly to have a list so he can take things one step at a time. He plans to employ a similar checklist approach to working his way toward Alaska Air. He already knows a few of the requirements: must be able to swim, must be at least 21, must be able to work on a team. Skelly is part of Project Search at UW, a program operated in part by the university and Seattle Public Schools that helps young people with autism gain skills vital to workplaces „ and, by the end of the school year, to “nd jobs. The goal is that, over a course of at least three internships in a year, Skelly and his classmates will learn how to work in an of“ce, or perhaps a restaurant, or maybe in a library „ and they will know how to take public transit to get to their jobs and how to interact with co-workers and supervisors. The UW program is one of several Project Search programs across the United States, and is one of a small handful to focus solely on young people with autism. Its challenges are signi“cant: Research shows only about half the people with autism have held a job at some point during high school and their early 20s „ the lowest rate when compared to other groups with disabilities, according to a study published in the National Institutes of Health Public Access. But researchers at UW, backed by teachers from high schools and job-placement experts, are hopeful they can craft speci“c classroom lessons and pair students with specialized job experiences to give young people a jump-start into jobs. Part of the challenge is the breadth of the autism spectrum, and in the number of ways the condition can manifest. Autism can mean many things, but generally appears in two ways: dif“culties related to social communication, and the concept of repetitive behaviors, says Gary Stobbe, a neurologist at UW Medicine who has helped craft the Project Search program. That means people with autism might have trouble maintaining eye contact and keeping up with conversations, especially if the chatter is ambiguous, and might focus intently on a certain topic when talking to people, showing little interest for other topics. Some people with autism also have intellectual disabilities. But not everyone with autism has any or all of these characteristics, and severity varies widely. So the program organizers curate the internships as much as possible, aiming to give all students jobs in which they can gain skills within their reach. Holding a job has been shown to reduce depression and create better mental health generally, Stobbe says. Many people argue that getting people into jobs bene“ts society as a whole. Otherwise, some people with autism would be more dependent on their families and social services during the days. Many companies, such as Microsoft, are starting to think of people with autism as an untapped talent pool „ people who are skilled, but also might bring perspectives to companies that are currently lacking. Maggie Meister is mapping out a schedule for the next two weeks on a huge whiteboard in UWs Allen Library. What do you all need to bring for the pool on Friday?Ž she asked the Project Search students. The end of the quarter was nearing in March, and the students were about to “nish their second internship of the year. A suit, and a towel if we want to swim,Ž Skelly answered. And?Ž Meister prompted. Three dollars.Ž And which jobs are you going to apply to before next week?Ž The answers came out slowly, as prompted: Pemco. Target. Starbucks. Alaska Air. Meister, a Seattle Public Schools teacher, works with students with disabilities who are in the three transition yearsŽ that can be taken from the age of 18 to 21. Students stay enrolled in high school and participate in programs formed to help them “nd work after school. Along with job coach Cassondra Yi from Provail, a Seattle company that works with people with disabilities, Meister helps students do mock job interviews and videotapes them to review. One student was having trouble understanding the question, How long have you been working at this worksite?Ž The obvious answer, it seemed to him, was “ve hours,Ž the length of time he had been at his internship that day. People with autism often understand the most literal interpretation of language. So Meister explained that although that is what she asked, what she meant was: How many months have you been working at this particular job? Thats reasonable for Meister and Yi to do while the students are practicing at UW. But out in the wild of the job market, its tough to count on hiring managers understanding the intricacies of autism „ even if they know the interviewee has it „ and knowing how to best communicate. Thats why Microsoft has taken a two-sided approach to hiring people with autism. The Redmond tech giant not only brings candidates with autism into the of“ce for at least a week to walk them through a specialized interview process; it also trains hiring managers and future co-workers on how to best interact with their new colleagues. Anyone with autism can apply for Microsofts hiring academy, and the company often gets recent college grads applying from all over the country. Russ King, an engineering manager at Microsoft, fully embraced that challenge. King dumps a thick book „ 542 pages, to be exact „ on the table of a conference room in Microsofts sprawling headquarters. Have you read this?Ž he asks the room, pointing to NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity,Ž a book by Steve Silberman that traces the history of autism. King has. He devoured it, and several other books and articles about autism, after “rst taking the company-offered training about a year and a half ago. King stumbled upon Microsofts hiring program in the way you might expect a hiring manager to: He needed more engineers. King, a British native who started working for Microsoft in the U.K. nearly 26 years ago, has made a couple of hires from the program, which began at Microsoft four years ago. And once the hires from the autism program are in, there are no accommodations as far as what King expects from the quality of work. We dont lower the bar; we havent changed the rules,Ž he says. Its just a different-shaped door.Ž It started with resumes. Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsofts chief accessibility of“cer, knows software jobs appeal to some people with autism „ coding is logicand rule-based, and it requires a lot of attention to detail. But she had heard about people struggling to “nd jobs, and she looked into why. It was the resumes. A resume would list maybe one internship, a few months at a grocery store, a huge gap in time and then, at the bottom ... a double major in computer science and data science. Lay-Flurrie and her team at Microsoft reasoned the candidates must be getting hung up somewhere in the interview process, because it seemed pretty clear that the technical skills were there. Interviewing can be intimidating, and the consequences of misunderstanding someone or getting off on the wrong foot can mean not getting a job. What weve learned is, youve kind of got to ditch the interview,Ž Lay-Flurrie says. And go with an academy.Ž Microsofts weeklong program is held each quarter and has so far resulted in hiring 50 people with autism. The week includes classes and tips on how to communicate in teams, tests of technical prowess and group games „ the most well-known: building a bridge with sticks and marshmallows. Kendall Foster came to Meisters class at UW beaming. The cheerful 21-year-old has good news, delivered to her via a phone call just 16 hours ago. She got a job. It was no small feat. Foster, who has autism and dyslexia, interviewed for six jobs since December, with no luck. Gene Juarez, QFC, Microsoft, a coffee shop, Seattle Center and Nordstrom Rack,Ž she lists. But the winner is Inglewood Golf Club, where Foster will work in the newly renovated restaurant, helping set tables and making sure everything stays in order. Shell have a job coach with her, at least at the beginning, and already has “gured out how to take the Access bus from her home in North Seattle to the Kenmore club. I cant wait to tell my sister,Ž Foster says, grinning. Only the fact that her sister is studying abroad, and was therefore asleep, stopped Foster from calling right when she got the news. Fosters goals are pretty typical of a young 20-something. Shed like to earn money, get some experience for her resume and maybe one day live independently. She lives with her parents now, and has a home aide, called a behavior technician,Ž visit a few times a week. They go over ”ashcards with common social phrases, a bit of math and life skills such as buttoning jean jackets That might make rolling silverware in napkins dif“cult, she tells Provail job coach Yi, who helped Foster leverage her internships at UW into her job offer and will accompany Foster as she starts at Inglewood. When Foster started in Project Search, she didnt know how to use a copy machine, a skill she mastered while interning in the Speech & Hearing clinic. The experiences have given Foster con“dence that she can learn the duties at her new job. Anyway, there are more pressing things to consider „ like what to do with her “rst paycheck. You never know,Ž she says. Probably save it.ŽHow university, Microsoft are pitching in to help job-hunters with autismBy RACHEL LERMANTHE SEATTLE TIMES TNS PHOTOStephen Wittstadt peels potatoes at Sams Caterbury Cafe. Stephen and other disabled young adults on the autism spectrum are trained to do dierent jobs at the cafe. Michael Myers, right, is the owner of Sams Canterbury Cafe. He founded the cafe as a place to employee his son Sam and other young adults on the autism spectrum. He works with the organization Itineris, which focuses on job training and other skills to work toward more independence. adno=719852


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A Little Bit of Everything! 6020 AUCTIONS JACK ROBILLARD, Auctioneers & Appraisers (941)-575-9758 6025 ARTS AND CRAFTS F O LK ART large G rouper Fish Handmade lg Copper Bdl sided $200, OBO 941-629-6429 FRAMING EQUIPMENT Saw, Mat Cutter, Etc. $500 941-468-3520 S EW S TEADY BA G f or ART or SEWING Like new. $69 239-410-5717 6026 SEWING S EW S TEADYEXTEN S I O N TABLE FOR PFAFF 7570 Like new $99 239-410-5717 6027 DOLLS V INTA G E WI C KER C arriage pristine white Dolls or Display $$ value $95 941-286-8082 6030 HOUSEHOLD GOODS BED FULL s i ze b ox spr i ng a d j ustable metal frame & pine head board $25 941-214-8188 BEDDIN G S ET Q ueen Q uilt C us tom Gold print w/Dustruffle & Shams $79 941-286-8082 BOX SPRING AND mattress box spring,mattress for twin bed ex. $50 941-875-1519 BREADMAKER, Automatic CUISINART, 2Lb. Capa Stainless steel, GC $25 941-697-0794 C ARPET & PAD 3 rooms plush beige carpet & pad $300, OBO 941-347-8426 DEEP FRYER S un b eam F ry Right 6 cup capacity, like new $20 941-624-3091 END TABLE S S ALEseveral, brown and white, etc. $20 941-445-5619 GRIDDLE COOL T ouc h B ase Presto 10 1/2Ž X 20 1/2 cook area $15, OBO 941-769-3475 HOSTESSPLATTERMIKASA 12 1/2Ž, new in box, made in Germany $15 941-639-1517 J O Y MAN G AN O premium carry on luggage bag New, color blk, sturdy $50 941-421-9984 KABOB SET 9 PIECE SET ; EX COND $10 941-347-8426 LA CQ UER MIRR O R C hinese Black Dimension: 26 x 42 $150 941-460-9540 LADDER 6 a ll a l um $25 941-743-0582 L O T S O F Handcra f ted Baby Shower Decorations for girl everything $50 941-421-9984 FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE! To Place a FREE Merchandise Ad Go to: Click on Place Ad. If You`ve Advertised Online with Us Before or Not Just Click Register and Follow the Prompts. FREE Ads are for Merchandise UNDER $500. and the Ad Must be Placed Online by You. One Item Per Ad, the Ad Must be 3 Lines or Less, Price Must Appear in the Ad. Your Ad Will Appear Online for 7 Days and in Print Wednes day ThroughSunday. Some Restrictions Do Apply. LIMIT 5 FREE ADS PER WEEK Need To Place a Classified Ad? Enter Your Classified Ad and Pay With Your Credit Card 24 Hours a Day, 7 Daysa Week. O IL PAINTIN G 54X4 2 Beauti f ul framed art-REDUCED! COME SEE! $165 941-639-1517 O VENKENM O RE also have microwave oven & old fridge cheap $50 941-445-5619 PI C TURE FRAME Room Divider Light wood Holds 15 photos $75 941-613-2854 PREMIUM BAMB OO S heet Sets 6 pc assorted colors sizes NICE $25 941-421-9984 PULLIN G C ART wood & steel Play cart on 4 wheels pulling handle $29 941-697-0794 S TEP LADDER 6 FT. f iberglass 225 lb. capacity type ii good cond $34 941-697-0794 TABLE LAMP S 2 DK/Brn Hammered Metal Brn Shade 3/w 28ŽH 18ŽW $50 941-460-8338 TILE/RUG SCRUBBER/VAC HOOVER FLOORMATE like new $30 239-410-5717 VA C UUM Bissell BAG or bagless, like new eacg $25 239-410-5717 V A C UUM BI SS ELL BA G -TYPE like new $25 239-410-5717 6031 HOLIDAYITEMS C HRI S TMA S TREE 4FT With lights & decorations $25, OBO 941-429-1573 6035 FURNITURE A ER O BED Full size and f ull height with carrying case $45, OBO 941-429-1573 A RM C HAIR S wivel Rocker good cond, full uphol beige. $100 941-235-8357 BAR S T OO L S pair o f quality wrought iron,pineapple designed backs. nice $75 941-380-1311 BED FRAME S(3) steel one twin one full one queen size each $25 941-275-5837 MATTRESS & BOX QUEEN $175 ALSO HAVE KING 941-629-5550 BEDR OO M S ET TOMMYBAHAMAwhite wiker,3pc,x cond $250 941-661-2667 BEDR OO M S ET TWIN WHITE B/S MATT DRESSER MIRROR END TBL $225 941-202-9172 CHINA CABINET a ll natura l wood/glass 54X17X8 delivery available $200 941-275-5837 COC KTAIL TABLE Round, Medium Brown Color, All Wood $40 941-257-5500 CO FFEE & 2 END TABLE S NICE! 50by28 & 24by26 $80, OBO 941-235-1006 DINING ROOM P arson c h a i rs 4 Ivory $60, OBO 941-429-1573 6035 FURNITURE COFFEE/SIDE TABLES(9) var ious sizes and shapes starting at $20, OBO 941-307-9211 COUCH l eat h er S erta Sl eeper Color: aqua $75 941-258-7259 CO U C H C ream C olored. 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According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2018 survey, there exists a handful of signi“cant skills that employers are seeking from new college grads. Unfortunately, last year only 44% of college seniors felt very prepared for their careers, according to a survey of more than 5,000 students by McGraw-Hill (as of the writing of this article, the 2018 report has not yet been published). Now, this isnt necessarily a negative for you job-seeking college grads out there; its an opportunity to hone your skill set and show that you actually do have what it takes. Below youll “nd the skills hiring managers say need to be part of the college grad repertoire. So if youre on the hunt for an entry-level job, read on to learn what these skills are and how to master them.Ability to work in a teamUnlike your career as a student, where youre really the only one who can make or break your success, the workplace depends on teams of people to get the job done. No surprise that 82.9 percent of hiring managers want to know you can work well with lots of different personalities. Youll need to learn how to delegate, take direction, value differences of opinion, and play to your and your co-workers strengths and weaknesses. It goes without saying that nobody likes the employee who wants to hog the spotlight. Be sure to point out your co-workers contributions to projects.Critical thinking/ problem-solvingThis year, there was a tie for “rst place, as 82.9% of managers want to see new college graduates tout excellent problem-solving skills. Many hiring managers use behavioral interview questions„phrases such as tell me about a time whenŽ or give me an example ofŽ„to assess a job candidates critical-thinking ability. Thus, youll want to prepare anecdotes that paint you as a problem solver. Granted, its tough giving employers examples when you dont have work experience yet,Ž says Los Angeles-based career coach Nancy Karas. So you may not have a ton of work experience, but that doesnt mean you have no experience whatsoever. After all, you must have experienced something in college. Guess what: That still counts. Think about times where you were proactive, innovative, or highly responsive to a challenge,Ž like that time you helped solve a customer complaint while working at the campus coffee shop, Karas says. Even better: Show that you took the initiative to identify a problem and then solved it.Writing proficiencyThe survey found that 80.3% of managers feel writing pro“ciency is the most desirable hard skill among recent college graduates. Submitting a well-crafted cover letter is crucial, but there are some other unconventional ways to highlight your writing chops. If you volunteered to be the scribe for a group project in college, for example, include that on your resume, advises Dawn Bugni, a professional resume writer in Atkinson, North Carolina. Depending on the nature of the industry„marketing, communications or journalism to name a few„you might also bring writing samples with you to job interviews.LeadershipIts a tall order: 72.6% of hiring managers want potential hires with great leadership skills. Believe it or not, there are ways you can show possible employers that you have leadership potential before you even enter the workforce. If you held a leadership role in college (e.g., president of the French club), highlight it on your resume. If you emerged as the informal leader on a group project, talk about the experience during the job interview. Also, get letters of recommendation former internship managers that speak to your leadership skills.Strong work ethicYou need to be committed to your job responsibilities and understand that doing your job is more than just means to a paycheck„ after all, a company stands for something beyond business and so should you. Thats why 68.4% of hiring managers want to see new hires demonstrate a strong work ethic. Show up on time, be engaged in your work, and act with integrity.Get hired fasterNow that you know which attributes to highlight in order to turn heads, youll want to feature them prominently on your resume and cover letter. Once youre ready, its time to get in front of as many hiring managers as possible. Need help with that? Join Monster today. As a member, you can upload up to “ve versions of your cover letter and resume„each tailored to different types of jobs that interest you. Recruiters search Monster every day looking to “ll top jobs with quali“ed candidates, just like you. Let them know youve got what theyre looking for.Skills employers look for in college graduatesBy DANIEL BORTZMONSTER CONTRIBUTOR


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The News Wire Sunday, June 3, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, buried in San AntonioSee page2. WASHINGTON „ President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un say they have the same goal „ denuclearization of the Korean peninsula „ at their upcoming summit in Singapore. But they disagree fundamentally about what that would look like. The dispute over the shape, scope and speed of a potential disarmament has stymied international efforts to stop or roll back North Koreas nuclear weapons program for three decades. It arguably poses the biggest obstacle to a successful summit now that it is back on track for June 12. Reconciling or “nessing that gap „ and determining what the secretive police state would get in return for handing over or dismantling its nuclear arsenal „ could make the difference between a deal or no deal after the haggling starts. The common mistake is to assume when the North Koreans talk about denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, theyre talking about giving up all their weapons,Ž said Victor Cha, who headed Asian affairs in the National Security Council under President George W. Bush and who participated took in nuclear talks with North Korea at the time. Its not really the way we look at it, which is Crate it up and take it out,Ž said Cha, who now heads the Korea program at the nonpartisan Center for Strategic and International Studies. Rather, he said, North Koreans view denuclearization as a long-term aspiration, the way Americans talk of someday abolishing nuclear weapons worldwide. North Korea has a long list of other grievances, and could demand the removal of U.S. troops, or even the U.S. nuclear umbrella, from South Korea. Its an endless list,Ž said Michael Green, another veteran of Bush administration negotiations with North Korea. They will keep adding to the list of things we have to do in order for them to denuclearize until the cows come home.Ž Most experts say DAMASCUS, Syria „ Syrias foreign minister said Saturday Iranian military advisers are embedded with Syrian troops but Tehran has no combat forces or “xed bases in the country. Walid al-Moallems comments came amid rising tension in the region as Israel has repeatedly warned against any permanent Iranian military presence in Syria. Al-Moallem said Israel is making false claims to try to pressure Iran, its archrival. In May, Israel carried out a wave of airstrikes in response to what it said was an Iranian rocket attack on its positions in the occupied Golan Heights. It was the most serious confrontation between Israel and Iran to date. Scores of Iranian soldiers have been killed in battles with insurgents in Syria, including a number of of“cers. Several others were also killed in the past few months in airstrikes said to be carried out by Israel. Iran has repeatedly said in the past that it only has advisers in Syria but thousands of Iranbacked groups from Lebanon, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan have played instrumental role in helping government forces regain control of areas held by insurgents. Those areas include eastern neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo, the eastern province of Deir el-Zour and parts of Idlib and Hama provinces to the west. On April 9, an airstrike struck the T4 air base in central Syria reportedly targeting a unit of Irans powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps and killing several Iranians, including a colonel who was a commander of the guards Aerospace Force. Russia blamed Israel for the attack. There are Iranian advisers in Syria some of whom were martyred while working with the Syrian Arab army and their presence is part of an agreement and in coordination with the armed forces on where they should be,Ž al-Moallem said. There are no “xed military bases for the Islamic Republic of Iran and what Israel is circulating are lies.Ž When the conspiracy against Syria began in 2011 our brothers in the Islamic Republic of Iran came to help Syria Trump and Kim want denuclearization but disagree on what that meansSyria FM: Iran has no combat forces, bases in the countryBy NOAH BIERMAN and MATT STILESLOS ANGELES TIMESBy ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUETHE ASSOCIATED PRESS SYRIA | 4 DENUCLEARIZATION | 4TALLAHASSEE, Fla. „ A government agency reports that most Florida nursing homes and assisted-living facilities do not have backup power despite new requirements enacted after a dozen people died in a sweltering center following Hurricane Irma. The state Agency for Health Care Administration says only 48 nursing homes and 91 assisted-living facilities have installed equipment and had state inspections as of May 25. The new rules that went into effect Friday require all facilities to have backup power for cooling for at least 96 hours. The agency reports that 348 nursing homes and 343 assisted-living facilities have requested extensions to install equipment and have it inspected. They have until Jan. 1, 2019, to meet the requirements, meaning many will not have backup power for this hurricane season. Gov. Rick Scott “rst directed the state to issue emergency rules requiring generators in long-term care facilities in the weeks after the tragedy last fall at the Rehabilitation Center Agency: Most Florida nursing homes are without backup powerTHE ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ President Donald Trumps lawyers composed a secret 20-page letter to special counsel Robert Mueller to assert that he cannot be forced to testify while arguing that he could not have committed obstruction because he has absolute authority over all federal investigations. The existence of the letter, which was “rst reported and posted by The New York Times on Saturday, was a bold assertion of presidential power and another front on which Trumps lawyers have argued that the president cant be subpoenaed in the special counsels ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The letter is dated January 29 and addressed to Mueller from John Dowd, one of Trumps lawyers at the time who has since resigned from the legal team. In the letter, the Trumps lawyers argue that a charge of illegal obstruction is moot because the Constitution empowers the president to, if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon.Ž Trump weighed in on Saturday on Twitter, asking Is the Special Counsel/Justice Department leaking my lawyers letters to the Fake News Media?Ž He added: When will this very expensive Witch Hunt Hoax ever end? So bad for our Country.Ž Mueller has requested an interview with the president to determine whether he had criminal intent to obstruct the investigation into his associates possible links to Russias election interference. Trump had previously signaled that he would be willing to sit for an interview, but his legal team, including head lawyer Rudy Giuliani, have privately and publicly expressed concern that the president could risk charges of perjury. If Trump does not consent to an interview, Mueller will have to decide whether to forge forward with a historic grand jury subpoena. His team raised the possibility in March of subpoenaing the president but it is not clear if it is still under active consideration. Giuliani has told The Associated Press that the presidents legal team believes the special counsel does Report: Trump lawyers letter to Mueller challenges subpoenaBy JONATHAN LEMIRETHE ASSOCIATED PRESS POWER | 4MUELLER | 4 CARLINE JEAN /SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL VIA AP, FILEIn this Sept. 14, 2017 le photo, Janice Connelly of Hollywood, Fla., sets up a makeshift memorial in memory of the senior citi zens who died in the heat at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Fla. Multiple people died and patients had to be moved ou t of the facility, many of them on stretchers or in wheelchairs. Legislators are considering numerous nursing home laws to provid e citizens greater protection. AP PHOTO/ANDREW HARNIKPresident Donald Trump shakes hands with Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Uns closest aides, after their meeting in the Oval Oce of the White House in Washington, Friday. AMY BETH BENNETT/SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL VIA APIn this Sept. 13, 2017 le photo, a woman is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Fla.


Page 2 The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTPartly sunnyPartly cloudyHIGH 89 LOW 765% chance of rain 5% chance of rainPartly sunny, a t-storm in spots; humid87 / 7740% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREPartly sunny with a thunderstorm in spots88 / 7340% chance of rain TUESDAYIntervals of clouds and sunshine89 / 7125% chance of rain WEDNESDAYA thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon91 / 7145% chance of rain FRIDAYA couple of showers and a thunderstorm88 / 7160% chance of rain THURSDAY 2 5 11 11 5 2 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 460-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE879298989892Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.02Ž Month to date 0.02Ž Normal month to date 0.34Ž Year to date 20.32Ž Normal year to date 12.38Ž Record 1.65Ž (1994) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 2.84Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 0.00Ž Normal month to date 0.32Ž Year to date 10.26Ž Normal year to date 13.56Ž Record 1.65Ž (1995) High/Low 88/74 Normal High/Low 91/70 Record High 96 (2000) Record Low 58 (1984) High/Low 88/70 High/Low 86/75 Normal High/Low 88/71 Record High 95 (2010) Record Low 56 (1984)Pollen Index readings as of Saturday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 15.98 2.74 2.50 9.45/1991 J un. 0.02 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 20.32 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Mon.Apalachicola 90 76 pc 90 69 pc Bradenton 86 78 pc 85 77 pc Clearwater 86 77 pc 86 76 pc Coral Springs 92 74 pc 93 76 pc Daytona Beach 90 74 pc 89 70 pc Fort Lauderdale 90 76 pc 90 76 pc Fort Myers 90 76 pc 89 75 pc Gainesville 92 74 pc 89 67 pc Jacksonville 94 75 pc 94 66 pc Key Largo 86 77 pc 86 76 pc Key West 85 76 pc 85 77 pc Lakeland 88 75 pc 88 74 pc Melbourne 89 74 pc 91 74 pc Miami 90 75 pc 90 75 pc Naples 88 77 pc 87 77 pc Ocala 90 74 pc 89 69 pc Okeechobee 91 73 pc 90 73 pc Orlando 90 74 pc 91 72 pc Panama City 88 74 pc 87 70 s Pensacola 93 72 pc 91 68 s Pompano Beach 89 75 pc 90 76 pc St. Augustine 90 76 pc 89 70 pc St. Petersburg 87 76 pc 88 75 pc Sarasota 86 75 pc 86 75 pc Tallahassee 95 73 pc 93 64 pc Tampa 88 78 pc 87 77 pc Vero Beach 90 72 pc 90 73 pc West Palm Beach 89 71 pc 89 71 pc Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 8:44a 1:38a 5:50p 11:43a Mon. 9:32a 2:23a 6:41p 12:54p Today 7:21a 9:59a 4:27p --Mon. 8:09a 12:39a 5:18p 11:10a Today 2:36p 11:32p ----Mon. 3:18p ------Today 9:16a 2:07a 6:22p 12:12p Mon. 10:04a 2:52a 7:13p 1:23p Today 5:36a 8:38a 2:42p 11:18p Mon. 6:24a 9:49a 3:33p --W 4-8 0-1 Light WSW 10-20 2-4 ModerateFt. Myers 90/76 part cldy none Punta Gorda 90/75 part cldy none Sarasota 86/75 part cldy none The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018Last Jun 6 New Jun 13 First Jun 20 Full Jun 28 Today none 10:44 a.m. Monday 12:25 a.m. 11:36 a.m. Today 6:34 a.m. 8:19 p.m. Monday 6:34 a.m. 8:19 p.m. Today 10:17a 4:05a 10:40p 4:29p Mon. 11:08a 4:56a 11:31p 5:19p Tue. 11:57a 5:46a ---6:08p Monterrey 97/67 Chihuahua 99/67 Los Angeles 82/61 Washington 67/57 New York 67/53 Miami 90/75 Atlanta 88/64 Detroit 74/56 Houston 95/75 Kansas City 81/57 Chicago 74/55 Minneapolis 73/57 El Paso 94/69 Denver 82/55 Billings 81/54 San Francisco 73/55 Seattle 64/49 Toronto 69/57 Montreal 75/53 Winnipeg 69/47 Ottawa 75/52 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 06/3/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 80 58 t 90 63 s Anchorage 59 45 s 58 45 pc Atlanta 88 64 t 85 62 s Baltimore 65 53 r 74 55 pc Billings 81 54 s 88 55 pc Birmingham 87 63 t 85 61 s Boise 91 57 s 84 52 pc Boston 61 49 s 53 49 r Buffalo 76 58 r 68 57 sh Burlington, VT 78 51 s 58 51 r Charleston, WV 84 55 t 75 52 s Charlotte 90 64 pc 86 59 s Chicago 74 55 pc 80 59 s Cincinnati 81 55 c 76 55 s Cleveland 79 58 t 74 58 pc Columbia, SC 94 69 pc 90 64 s Columbus, OH 81 55 t 76 55 s Concord, NH 72 42 s 54 43 r Dallas 90 68 pc 89 71 s Denver 82 55 s 89 63 s Des Moines 80 55 s 83 60 s Detroit 74 56 sh 75 58 pc Duluth 63 49 r 76 48 s Fairbanks 74 49 s 76 49 pc Fargo 74 51 s 84 60 s Hartford 75 48 s 56 46 r Helena 81 53 s 79 49 t Honolulu 88 77 pc 86 75 pc Houston 95 75 pc 92 73 pc Indianapolis 79 57 pc 78 57 s Jackson, MS 90 64 t 88 63 s Kansas City 81 57 s 80 59 pc Knoxville 85 59 t 81 57 s Las Vegas 105 79 s 107 79 s Los Angeles 82 61 s 80 62 s Louisville 83 60 pc 80 61 s Memphis 84 63 pc 84 63 s Milwaukee 71 56 pc 80 59 s Minneapolis 73 57 s 82 62 s Montgomery 91 66 t 87 63 s Nashville 86 58 pc 83 58 s New Orleans 93 76 t 92 75 s New York City 67 53 pc 62 52 r Norfolk, VA 80 67 r 79 67 pc Oklahoma City 85 61 s 83 64 s Omaha 81 56 s 81 60 pc Philadelphia 63 53 sh 69 56 r Phoenix 108 80 s 109 80 s Pittsburgh 77 55 t 70 53 pc Portland, ME 64 46 s 56 46 r Portland, OR 69 52 c 68 48 pc Providence 67 49 s 56 49 r Raleigh 84 61 c 83 58 s Salt Lake City 85 62 s 94 65 s St. Louis 82 60 s 81 62 s San Antonio 98 77 t 99 75 pc San Diego 73 62 s 72 62 pc San Francisco 73 55 s 68 53 pc Seattle 64 49 c 65 48 pc Washington, DC 67 57 r 76 57 pc Amsterdam 71 54 pc 71 54 c Baghdad 106 78 s 110 81 s Beijing 89 62 c 96 67 s Berlin 76 61 pc 81 59 pc Buenos Aires 56 42 pc 55 42 sh Cairo 90 72 s 92 70 s Calgary 74 54 pc 68 39 c Cancun 86 74 pc 87 74 pc Dublin 68 47 pc 68 51 pc Edmonton 74 50 c 69 39 pc Halifax 53 39 pc 59 41 pc Kiev 77 59 t 83 63 pc London 77 58 pc 69 53 c Madrid 76 54 pc 68 53 pc Mexico City 80 54 pc 82 54 pc Montreal 75 53 s 58 51 r Ottawa 75 52 pc 60 49 r Paris 78 61 pc 77 60 t Regina 73 51 s 81 54 c Rio de Janeiro 77 68 sh 73 66 sh Rome 83 62 s 80 63 s St. Johns 40 32 r 42 33 r San Juan 89 77 s 88 76 s Sydney 66 56 sh 63 56 sh Tokyo 80 67 pc 79 68 pc Toronto 69 57 r 68 51 r Vancouver 62 51 sh 63 50 pc Winnipeg 69 47 pc 72 52 cHigh ................... 102 at Thermal, CALow ......... 16 at West Yellowstone, MT(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)79Charlotte, N.C., was swamped by 3.78 inches of rain on June 3, 1909 -a record that stood for decades. Q: What is meteorological summer?A: The warmest 1/4 of the year, early June until early September. Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 89/76 90/75 90/74 90/74 90/75 91/74 90/74 91/73 91/74 88/78 86/78 86/78 86/78 90/76 89/76 90/75 90/75 90/75 90/76 89/75 90/75 88/75 88/75 87/76 89/76 85/79 86/77 86/77 90/75 87/77 86/78 88/74 86/75 86/77 85/78 88/76 89/77 89/77 NATIONAL NEWS/WEATHER HOUSTON „ A Houston hospital has suspended all medical procedures in its renowned heart transplant program following the deaths this year of at least three patients and the departure of several senior physicians. Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center said Friday that the transplant program will be inactive for 14 days as administrators assess whats gone awry. The decision follows a series of joint reports by the Houston Chronicle and ProPublica revealing an unusually high number of patient deaths in recent years. The programs inactive status means it will turn away all donor hearts during the suspension. Although extensive reviews are conducted on each unsuccessful transplant, the recent patient outcomes deserve an in-depth review before we move forward with the program,Ž Doug Lawson, CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives Texas Division, which owns St. Lukes, said in a statement. Our prayers are with the families, as well as all those on the waiting list.Ž The decision punctuates a dramatic fall for one of the nations most respected heart transplant programs. It was at St. Lukes that famed surgeon Denton Cooley performed some of the worlds “rst heart transplants back in the 1960s. But staffers have recently raised concerns to hospital leaders about the programs direction under Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, its surgical director since 2016, according to the Chronicle and ProPublica. Morgan did not respond to requests for comment. Some St. Lukes cardiologists grew so troubled by the programs direction in 2016 that they referred some patients to other hospitals for transplants. Of“cials at St. Lukes and its af“liated Baylor College of Medicine have defended the program for weeks, saying they made improvements after a string of patient deaths in 2015. Of“cials said the programs one-year survival rate after heart transplants had reached 94 percent in 2016 and 2017. But of nine patients who received heart transplants at St. Lukes since the start of 2018, at least three have died, according to interviews with patients family members, information provided by the hospital and data from the United Network for Organ Sharing. James LeeŽ Lewis, a 52-year-old pipe“tter from Bay City, Texas, received a transplant on Jan. 2. Operating room equipment malfunctioned during surgery, and the donor heart failed. He died nearly three months later after undergoing more than a dozen operations and suffering numerous complications. His wife, Jennifer, chronicled her husbands transplant and drawn-out death on Facebook. Im glad they are doing something,Ž she said Friday. That was my hope in speaking out and telling Lees story.ŽRenowned Texas heart transplant program suspends operationsTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS JON SHAPELY/HOUSTON CHRONICLE VIA APThis Friday photo shows Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center in Houston. SAN ANTONIO (AP) „ The remains of eight U.S. military veterans stored for years in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. The servicemen were buried Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery after their cremated remains had been escorted more than 500 miles from the Potter County courthouse in Amarillo. No family or friend had claimed any of the eight men when they died so their bodies were stored. The San Antonio ExpressNews reports that Navy petty of“cer Coy Washington Black, who died at 67, had been in the basement the longest „ 15 years. Fridays burial was provided by the Missing in America Project, a group that has given “nal honors to more than 3,500 veterans across the country. These veterans that were locating served our country honorably,Ž said Joyce Earnest, Texas coordinator for the project, which has been locating, identifying and interring the unclaimed remains of Americas veterans since 2007. And they deserve to be treated honorably in their deaths.Ž Little is known about the men other than their names and birth and death dates. The other seven are: Tech Sgt. Dana Dean Milton Jr., 85, served in the Army, Navy and Air Force. Navy Aviation Recruit George Machoul Aswad II, 58. Army Pfc. Andrew Benson Bramlett, 61. Army Pvt. Robert Pete Brunner, 71. Navy Seaman Everett Earl Criss, 71. Army Pfc. Don Stewart, 83. Marine Pfc. Floyd Ray White, 65.Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, finally buried KIN MAN HUI/THE SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS VIA APIn this Friday photo, military service members with the Armed Services Honor Guard prepare to present folded ags as Fo rt Sam Houston National Cemetery and the Missing In America Project conduct a military burial service for the cremated remains of eight unclaimed veterans in San Antonio. SANFORD, Maine (AP) „ A car careened onto a Maine “eld during a boys baseball game Friday night, striking and killing a man and sending screaming ballplayers and bystanders ”eeing, police said. Sanford police said the car drove through an open gate at Goodall Park onto a ball“eld, hitting Douglas Parkhurst, 68, of West New“eld, before attempting to speed away. Parkhurst died on the way to the hospital. None of the players were injured. Police arrested Carol Sharrow, 51, of Sanford, and charged her with manslaughter. She was taken to York County Jail in Alfred, where she remained on Saturday. Efforts to contact an attorney for Sharrow were unsuccessful. Sanford police Detective Sgt. Matthew Jones said Sharrow has a drunken driving conviction in Maine and an aggravated drunk driving conviction in New Hampshire, the Portland Press Herald reported. Authorities declined to say whether alcohol was involved on Friday. Witnesses said that before Sharrow entered the park she tried to drive onto the basketball court across the street but couldnt get past big boulders lining the court. They said Parkhurst was trying to close a gate when he was hit. We want to share our heartfelt gratitude that physically all of our players from Babe Ruth and Little League are safe,Ž the Sanford Maine Little League said in a Facebook post. The leagues leaders called for the community to support the young players and on Saturday about 100 people turned out for a morning game, where the Salvation Army distributed free water and coffee.Car careens onto field during baseball game


The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 Page 3 COASTATATIMECHITA MANTLETRISTANHOTELS AGEFORDRINKINGLEGALLY YETBREASTSCRIESETD ASIAOMITHAMSEXON NUMBERONEALBUMBYADELE SPELLPOEDIDDY ARABSPCTTENLB GUNSINAMILITARYSALUTE ONETOOMANYELIEWIESEL OCCBLTOPTTRI FACSIMILESMALEFICENT SPOTSONALLSIDESOFADIE RITASINNSTENS SHOUTWCSOESTE WINNINGBLACKJACKTOTAL ISAKEUROELLEFAVA LPSHAVANASTIERSREP LETTERSINTHESEANSWERS SEAGALNONAGONETHANE DRILYSLOGANSLSATSANSWERS to crosswordWORLD NEWSROME „ Italys new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian republic by attending a pomp-“lled military parade Saturday „ and then promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants. The free ride is over,Ž League leader Matteo Salvini, Italys new interior minister, warned migrants at a rally in northern Italy. Its time to pack your bags.Ž The pledge of mass deportations to come was a reminder that Italy has a staunchly anti-immigrant, right-wing party in its governing coalition „ and that the European Union will face a whole new partner governing its fourth-largest economy. Earlier, Salvini joined Premier Giuseppe Conte and the rest of the newly sworn-in Cabinet to view the Republic Day parade. Italys aeronautic acrobatic squad ”ew low and loud over downtown Rome trailing smoke in the red, white and green of the Italian ”ag. The national pride on display is a feature of every Republic Day, but it took on a particular signi“cance this year after Italy on Friday ended three months of political and “nancial turmoil and swore in a government whose populist and euroskeptic leanings have alarmed Europe. Conte, a law professor plucked from relative obscurity to head an unlikely governing alliance of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and League, said the celebrations Saturday transcended all the tensions of recent days. Its the celebration for all of us, of our republic,Ž he said. Contes Cabinet was sworn in after a last-minute deal averted the threat of a new election that could have turned into a referendum on whether Italy stayed with the shared European euro currency. The political stability relieved “nancial markets on Friday but Italys European neighbors continued to express concerns about the euroskeptic bent and the heavy spending agenda of Italys new government. Italy is destroying itself „ and dragging down Europe with it,Ž read the headline of Germanys Der Spiegel magazine, the cover of which featured a forkful of spaghetti with one dangling strand tied up as a noose. While Spiegel is known for such provocations, another Spiegel article last week drew an of“cial protest from Italys ambassador to Germany. On Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel phoned Conte and invited him to visit soon. Merkels of“ce said both leaders emphasized the importance of continued close bilateral cooperation. Conte has so far left policy speci“cs to the drivers of his improbable rise, his two deputies: Salvini and 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio. Di Maio, the new economic development minister, reported for work after the parade to his ministry, which would have otherwise been closed for the holiday. Starting today, we get to work to create work,Ž Di Maio said in a Facebook video giving Italians a tour of the empty ministry. Di Maio is also the minister for labor, a combination he said made sense since the two ministries must work together. Offering the new government cautious support was Italys small, far-right neo-fascist CasaPound party, which held its own Republic Day commemoration on Saturday. Banners featured images of a crossedout EU ”ag and #exITŽ written underneath, a reference to calls for Italy to leave the 28-nation bloc. The 5-Star-League agenda has no such plans, but Conte made clear he was irked by comments this week by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who said Italy had to stop blaming the EU for its problems and must take responsibility to address the poverty in southern Italy. That means more work, less corruption. Seriousness,Ž Juncker said in comments his spokeswoman later said he regretted. In an unscripted blast from the parade route, Conte insisted Italy wasnt alone in facing cases of corruption and declared that we all have to work for legality.Ž Contes government faces mandatory con“dence votes next week in parliament, where the two governing parties have a slim majority. Republic Day commemorates the day, June 2, 1946, when Italians voted in a referendum to abolish the monarchy in favor of a republic, Italys “rst. The political upheaval that has created western Europes “rst populist government this week has been dubbed the start of Italys Third Republic.New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrantsBy NICOLE WINFIELDASSOCIATED PRESS FABIO FRUSTACI/ ANSA IA APItalian Premier Giuseppe Conte is greeted by citizens on the occasion of the celebrations for Italys Republic Day, in Rome Saturday. BERLIN (AP) „ The co-leader of the far-right nationalist Alternative for Germany party on Saturday dismissed the Nazi era as a speck of bird poopŽ in German history, drawing swift condemnation from mainstream politicians and outrage on social media. Alexander Gauland said Germans must take responsibility for 12 years of rule by Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party, but argued that its only a small part of Germanys history. We have a glorious history and it, dear friends, lasted longer than those blasted 12 years,Ž he told a gathering of the partys youth movement, according to the dpa news agency. Hitler and the Nazis are just a speck of bird poop in more than 1,000 years of successful German history,Ž he said to applause. The party, known by its German acronym AfD, became the third largest in Germanys parliament after the 2017 election. It is also the largest opposition party. Responding to Gauland, the secretary general of Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democratic Party, wrote on Twitter that 50 million victims of war, the Holocaust and total war are just bird poopŽ for Gauland and his party. Annegret KrampKarrenbauer said Gaulands comments reveal the true nature of a party hiding behind middle-class respectability. Katrin Gring-Eckardt of the Greens party called Gaulands comments a slap in the face to Holocaust survivors and their descendants and said they highlight the need to push back against a hate-“lled minority. Those who say they understand the concerns of AfD voters havent understood anything,Ž she said. Marco Buschmann of the Free Democratic Party said politicians who systematically play down the Nazi dictatorship and the Holocaust show how bleak their vision for Germanys future is. Hitler and his party ruled Germany from 1933-1945, in later years engineering the genocide of Jews in Europe. Millions of people were persecuted or perished under Nazi rule, including six million Jews who lost their lives in the Holocaust.AfD chief: Nazi era a speck of bird poop in German history Catalonias new regional government was sworn in Saturday, ending months of direct rule by the Spanish government that was imposed after an illegal referendum last year. Catalonian President Quim Torra swore in his 13 ministers at the regional governments palace in Barcelona. During the ceremony, Torra also commemorated the politicians from the regions previous government who were in jail or have ”ed abroad to avoid potential prison sentences over accusations including rebellion and misappropriation of public funds by the Spanish government. There were major hurdles to forming the Catalan government, with several candidates for president or minister positions rejected because they could not appear in Parliament because of their legal problems. In Madrid, the Spanish government also held a swearing-in ceremony Saturday, with socialist leader Pedro Sanchez becoming prime minister. It remains to be seen whether the new Spanish government will behave differently toward the Catalan regional government.Inauguration of Catalonian government ends Spains direct rulePROVIDED BY DPA (TNS)Cuba forms commission to update Soviet-era constitution US citizen killed in Nicaragua amid unrest Conservatives protest in Macedonia, demand early election Danes seek to limit male circumcision to those 18 and over Cuban officials raise death toll from Alberto to 7HAVANA (AP) „ Cuban legislators took the “rst step Saturday to drafting a new constitution. Current President Miguel Diaz-Canel convened a special session of Cubas parliament to propose a list of people to undertake a rewrite of the Soviet-era document. Delegates gave their approval for a commission presided over by former President Raul Castro and comprised of some 30 others, including Diaz-Canel. There is no pending draft, but of“cials have made clear that the constitution will maintain a Communist Party-led system in which freedom of speech, the press and other rights are limited by the purposes of socialist society.Ž One change expected to be adapted would limit presidents to two “ve-year terms and impose an age limit „ a dramatic shift following a nearly 60-year run of leadership by Castro and his late brother Fidel, who both ruled into their 80s. Another possible change could regulate private property in a limited way. The rewrite comes as the countrys communist leaders seek to adapt to an era in which hundreds of thousands of Cubans work for themselves, remittances help keep the economy a”oat and the daughter of Communist Party chief Castro is campaigning for gay rights. Castro, who sat with delegates during the MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) „ Nicaraguan authorities say a U.S. citizen has been killed in SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) „ Tens of thousands of conservative opposition supporters are protesting outside Macedonias main government building in the capital of Skopje to demand an early election. The VMRO-DPMNE party, which ruled from 2006 to 2017, was holding a large anti-government demonstration Saturday against the left-wing governments one-year rule and wants an early election held in March or April next year. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, 43, took power in May 2017 after 11 years of conservative rule amid a deep political crisis sparked by a wiretapping scandal in 2015. The opposition claims the government is incompetent, has devastated the economy, lowered wages and pensions and allowed corruption to ”ourish. It also claims the government has damaged national interests by negotiating with Greece over a possible new name for the country. TALLINN, Estonia (AP) „ A Danish group says petition seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in the country has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send the proposal to Parliament for debate later this year. Lena Nyhus of the group Intact Denmark told The Associated Press on Saturday that her childrens welfare organization believes we need to respect a persons right to decide for themselvesŽ on a possible circumcision when they become an adult. The ritual of removing an infant boys foreskin is common among Jews and Muslims for religious reasons. The American Academy of Pediatrics says the health bene“ts of male circumcision outweigh the risks but not by enough to recommend universal male circumcision. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says doctors should educate infant boys parents about the health bene“ts of circumcision, which it says reduces the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. A recent poll commissioned by Danish TV2 broadcaster found that 83 percent of respondents supported such an age HAVANA (AP) „ Cuban of“cials have raised the death toll from Subtropical Storm Alberto to seven. Civil Defense authorities said Saturday that two others remained missing and had disappeared in the provinces of Villa Clara and Ciego de Avila. Authorities previously said the storm left four people dead after heavy rains drenched the island. In addition to damage caused to the agricultural sector, they said Alberto triggered some 100 mudslides in Havana and brought an estimated $1 million in losses after an oil re“nery collapsed in the city of Cienfuegos. The storm later moved over northwest Alabama and lashed a broad area of the U.S., killing four others. | HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLDsession, asked members of the commission to start the revision process immediately. limit on circumcising boys. However, the proposal is unlikely to pass since none of Denmarks main political parties support it. the streets of Managua as violence and social unrest continue to grip the countrys capital. The Legal Medical Institute said Saturday that Sixto Henry Vera was found beside two burned out vehicles with a bullet wound to the head. Employees at the Managua bar that Vera owned say he left Friday evening to help a friend who was under attack. U.S. ambassador to Nicaragua Laura Dogu con“rmed Vera was a U.S. citizen and condemned his death via Twitter. More than 110 people have been killed in Nicaragua during clashes between forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega and opposition groups.


Page 4 The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 ALMANAC Today is Sunday, June 3, the 154th day of 2018. There are 211 days left in the year. Today in history On June 3, 1968, pop artist Andy Warhol was shot and critically wounded at his New York film studio, known as The Factory,Ž by Valerie Solanas, an actress and self-styled militant feminist who ended up serving three years in prison for assault. On this date In 1621 the Dutch West India Co. received its charter for a trade monopoly in parts of the Americas and Africa. In 1781 Capt. Jack Jouett began riding his horse some 40 miles from Louisa County, Virginia, to Charlottesville, where Gov. Thomas Jefferson and other politicians were located, to warn of approaching British troops who intended to take them prisoner. In 1918 His FamilyŽ by Ernest Poole became the first novel to win the Pulitzer Prize. In 1943 the Zoot Suit RiotsŽ began in Los Angeles as white servicemen clashed with young Latinos wearing distinctive-looking zoot suits; the violence ended when military officials declared the city off limits to enlisted personnel. In 1955 convicted murderer Barbara Graham, 31, was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin State Prison in California, as were Jack Santo and Emmett Perkins, for the 1953 slaying of Mabel Monahan. In 1965 astronaut Edward H. White became the first American to walkŽ in space during the flight of Gemini 4. In 1977 the United States and Cuba agreed to set up diplomatic interests sections in each others countries; Cuba also announced the immediate release of 10 Americans jailed on drug charges. Todays birthdays The former president of Cuba, Raul Castro is 87. Actress Irma P. Hall is 83. Author Larry McMurtry is 82. Rock singer Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople) is 79. Actress Penelope Wilton is 72. Singer Eddie Holman is 72. Actor Tristan Rogers is 72. Singer Suzi Quatro is 68. Singer Deneice Williams is 68. Singer Dan Hill is 64. Actress Suzie Plakson is 60. Actor Scott Valentine is 60. Rock musician Kerry King (Slayer) is 54. TV host Anderson Cooper is 51. Country singer Jamie ONeal is 50. Writer-director Tate Taylor is 39. Singers Gabriel and Ariel Hernandez (No Mercy) are 47. Bible verse Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.Ž „ Colossians 2:8. Human philosophy, tradition, or ritual will never satisfy the human heart. We must turn our all over to Jesus. Hes the One who gives life. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) „ Motorists who traveled around Maine this past holiday weekend saw the residents creativity on display. Message boards warned motorists that, A Cold Suppah Is Bettah Thana Hot Ticket.Ž Another one said, Spend Money on Lobstahs „ Not Speeding Tickets.Ž Yet another said, Put Down UR Cell „ Or You May End Up In One.Ž Theyre part of contest run by the Maine Department of Transportation. People were asked to come up with clever messages, and six winners were selected out of nearly 2,000 entries. Theyll be displayed for the next few weeks.ODD NEWS Creative road signs warn Maine motorists in funny waysFROM PAGE ONEPyongyang wants to be recognized as a full-”edged nuclear power with the weapons it has, but with global obligations, much as Communist Chinas nuclear arms program ultimately was accepted after President Richard Nixons visit to Beijing in 1972. The broad parameters of a potential deal are wellestablished. The U.S. side wants North Korea to give up the estimated 20 to 60 nuclear weapons that it has built, and the infrastructure that created them, and presumably the ballistic missiles that can hurl them across the Paci“c. In exchange, Trump can offer U.S. security guarantees for the regime in Pyongyang, better relations with Washington and its allies in Japan and South Korea and easing of international economic sanctions that have strangled North Koreas ability to trade with the outside world. Trump has signaled that he wont offer “nancial aid, though he has suggested he would ask Asian allies to do so. Whether thats enough „ or whether North Korea is really prepared to give up a weapons program that has consumed much of the impoverished countrys energy and resources for decades „ remains to be seen. Many former U.S. negotiators with North Korea are deeply skeptical of how much its leaders will relinquish, and whether they would allow the intrusive inspections needed to ensure the program isnt secretly restarting „ as North Korea has done in the past. As part of the recent thaw, Pyongyang announced a freeze on further nuclear tests „ it previously conducted six „ and last week blew up the entrances to its underground test site at Punggye-ri. It didnt allow international inspectors in to determine if the damage is reversible, however, and it could always lift its freeze. One of Trumps chief complaints was the Iran deal focused only on its nuclear program, not its ballistic missiles or support for terrorist groups. In the case of North Korea, the administration has not made it clear whether it will seek curbs on Pyongyangs ballistic missiles „ or its chemical, biological and cyberwarfare capabilities, demands that would complicate a potential agreement. Behind the scenes, U.S. of“cials have sought to narrow their differences with Pyongyang in a rush of advance and even so-called pre-advance planning and talks in Washington, New York, Singapore and in the buffer zone that divides the two Koreas. Trumps national security adviser, John Bolton, enraged North Koreans and nearly scuttled the sensitive diplomacy when he suggested that North Korea should follow the Libya model.Ž Libya gave up its nascent nuclear program in 2003 in hopes, largely unful“lled, of economic bene“ts. Its leader, Moammar Gadha“, was killed in an uprising eight years later. Most nuclear experts discount the idea of an immediate and complete denuclearization in North Korea given its big program and deep distrust of Washington. They say full disarmament probably would require at least a decade and allow the two governments to build trust over time as they see results. The summit represents a historic opportunity,Ž said Siegfried Hecker, a former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory and one of the few Americans who has toured North Koreas major nuclear facilities. But he said Washington will have to settle for a phased process,Ž not a quick disarmament. Hecker and two co-authors, Robert Carlin and Elliot Serbin, recently completed a study at Stanford University arguing that full disarmament would take 15 years. After nuclear weapons and missile tests stop, they argue, initial stages would include ending production of plutonium and highly enriched uranium, either of which can power a bomb, and stopping exports of nuclear technology or expertise to other states.DENUCLEARIZATIONFROM PAGE 1 in “ghting terrorism,Ž al-Moallem said adding that the Syrian people are gratefulŽ for this help from Iran. As long as there is war on terrorism, Syria as a sovereign state will cooperate with whoever it wants in “ghting terrorism,Ž he said. Al-Moallem denied reports that an agreement was reached between regional and other powers over the situation of southwestern Syria where the countrys Israelioccupied Golan Heights are located. On Friday, Russias ambassador to the U.N. Vasily Nebenzia said he heard from the news that an agreement was reached on certain disengagement in the southwest of Syria and, I think, my understanding is that an agreement has been reached.Ž However, asked about Nebenzias comments al-Moallem said no agreement has been reached for southern Syria, adding that Damascus is not currently involved in any negotiations over the area. Al-Moallem said that only when U.S. troops withdraw from the Tanf area near the Jordanian border can an agreement be discussed. The U.S. has military advisers based in Tanf. The U.S. troops should withdraw from Syria and Syrian sovereignty over the Tanf area is undoubted,Ž he said. Earlier this week, Russias Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Syrian troops should be positioned on the border with the Golan Heights, which have been occupied by Israel since the 1967 Mideast war. The area between the southern province of Daraa and the Golan Heights has emerged as a ”ashpoint in a wider standoff between Israel and Iran, and the United States has warned it will take action to protect a cease-“re there. In Tehran, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani told the pro-reform Shargh daily that Iran has no presence in south of Syria but supports Damascus efforts to regain control over the area. Iranian military advisers have no presence in southern area of Syria and have had no role in operations there,Ž Shamkhani was quoted as saying. We strongly support Russias effort for removing terrorists from the Syria-Jordan border and restoring Syrian army control over the region.Ž The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor, reported on Thursday that Iranian troops and members of Lebanons Iran-backed Hezbollah group are getting ready to withdraw from southern Syria. A Syria-based of“cial with the Iran-led axis of resistance denied the report. Al-Moallem reiterated the governments position that it aims to regain control of the whole country.SYRIAFROM PAGE 1 not have the authority to do so. A court battle is likely if Trumps team argues that the president cant be forced to answer questions or be charged with obstruction of justice. President Bill Clinton was charged with obstruction in 1998 by the House of Representatives as part of his impeachment trial. And one of the articles of impeachment prepared against Richard Nixon in 1974 was for obstruction. Topics of Muellers obstruction investigation include the “rings of both Comey and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, as well Trumps reaction to Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusal from the Russia investigation. In addition to the legal battles, Trumps team and allies have waged a public relations campaign against Mueller to discredit the investigation and soften the impact of the special counsels potential “ndings. Giuliani said last week that the special counsel probe may be an entirely illegitimate investigationŽ and need to be curtailed because, in his estimation, it was based on inappropriately obtained information from an informant and former FBI director James Comeys memos. In reality, the FBI began a counterintelligence investigation in July 2016 to determine if Trump campaign associates were coordinating with Russia to tip the election. The investigation was opened after the hacking of Democratic emails that intelligence of“cials later formally attributed to Russia. Giuliani has said a decision will not be made about a possible presidential interview with the special counsel until after Trumps summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore.MUELLERFROM PAGE 1 at Hollywood Hills, where an investigation continues into the residents deaths after Irma knocked out power. Following months of legal disputes between the state and industry groups that pushed back on the requirements, the Florida Legislature passed rules mandating that those facilities verify they have installed a working generator or alternate backup power source by June 1, the start of hurricane season. Yet under the rules, extensions can be granted for reasons including construction or delays in delivery, zoning, or regulatory approvals, provided the facility submits alternative cooling plans that can keep residents at safe temperatures for 96 hours. Obtaining an extension means that the facilities are still in compliance with the law, despite not having the backup power fully in place or not inspected. The Agency for Health Care Administration says it will ensure all nursing homes and assisted-living facilities will meet the letter of the law. It is AHCAs expectation that all assisted living facilities and nursing homes are actively planning for hurricane season and complying with the new rules put in place to protect the vulnerable population they serve,Ž said agency spokeswoman Mallory McManus in a statement. If a facility has not documented compliance with the June 1 deadline the agency will issue a notice of violation, which can lead to “nes and other penalties.Ž The state is tracking when facilities report implementing their emergency power plan, when local emergency management agencies approve the plans, and when “re marshals or the agencys of“ce does site visits. The agency plans to issue notices of violation after Fridays deadline if no paperwork has been submitted, McManus said.POWERFROM PAGE 1 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) „ The president of a leading Baptist seminary in Texas was dismissed because of his response to two rape allegations made years apart by students, according to of“cials at the Fort Worth-based school. Kevin Ueckert, board chairman for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, in a statement Friday criticized the actions of former President Paige Patterson. Ueckert said Patterson sent an email to the head of campus security in 2015 to say he wanted to meet alone with a student who told him she had been raped, to break her down.Ž The attitude expressed by Patterson in the email was antithetical to the core values of our faith,Ž Ueckert said. Patterson also was criticized by the board for his response to a students allegation of rape in 2003 when Patterson was president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. That allegation was never reported to law enforcement, and Ueckert said Patterson gave contradictory information to the board when asked about it. A working phone number for Patterson could not be found Saturday to answer the allegations. Also contributing to the downfall of one of the leading “gures of the Southern Baptist Convention were documents requested by the North Carolina school. Southeastern Baptist had requested the return of any school records Patterson took with him when he departed to become president of Southwestern Baptist in 2003. Through an attorney, Patterson initially claimed last month not to have any such records, Ueckert said. But then the attorney later provided records clearly indicating they belonged to Southeastern Baptist, the board chairman said. Shortly after the records were turned over, the wife of Pattersons chief of staff posted them online as part of a blog entry, Ueckert said. The records included the names of students and other information not authorized for release by of“cials at either school, he said. I believe this was inappropriate and unethical,Ž Ueckert said. The Fort Worth seminary initially named the 75-year-old Patterson as president emeritus on May 23 after pushing him out of his position as president. The board at the time said that he and his wife could continue to live on campus as theologiansin-residence. But trustees later cut all ties after con“rming the new allegations against him, of“cials previously said. Patterson had drawn scrutiny in recent months based on accusations that he made remarks about a teenage girls body, said female seminarians should work hard to look attractive and argued that abused women should almost always stay with their husbands. The comments led to a letter from a group of concerned Southern Baptist womenŽ dated May 6 to the board, asking trustees to exercise the authority you have been given by the churches of the Southern Baptist Convention and to take a strong stand against unbiblical teaching regarding womanhood, sexuality and domestic violence.Ž Patterson issued an apology days later: I wish to apologize to every woman who has been wounded by anything I have said that was inappropriate or that lacked clarity,Ž his statement said. Please forgive the failure to be as thoughtful and careful in my extemporaneous expression as I should have been.ŽOfficials: Ex-Baptist leader mishandled separate rape claims PATTERSON


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Buffett suggested that the #metoo movement (of women coming forward about sexual harassment or abuse) will be good for the economy. He has pointed out in the past how half of the talent in America has been undertapped, and thinks that women are now more likely to have workforce opportunities. € On the importance of learning: Munger opined: If youre going to live a long time, you have to keep learning „ what you formerly knew is never enough. So if you dont learn to constantly revise your earlier conclusions, and get better ones, you are „ I always use the same metaphor „ youre like a one-legged man in an a „ kicking contest.Ž Read Buffetts enlightening annual letters to shareholders at Roger Lowensteins book, Buffett: The Making of an American CapitalistŽ (Random House, $20) is an excellent read, too. 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Page 6 The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS GOOD CATCH 2 by Myles Mellor 1. FPA FSM EPJ ZJME XKAZWJG MAWUJK SGABY LDMPJM? EPJ GIWWJE, SM PJ QAIWC GIWW DE AUJK FDEP WAYDQ SBC LDBC XAMMDZWJ MAWIEDABM. 2. DTYDU QJWI DTWJMX WSTUSDR T ADL TMYTD VFWJADWW. SIDX BKR-JQJDR JS VFS QKFAR TQSDU T LIJMD JS RJRAS WBTMD! 3. NXD UKZSDBA ODBD ZDNNHKZ OLBBHDW UJLMN U WDVHAXDKTF LV OUSSDFD UKW TXMJ. 4. VAO HY OCW POBPYOHK HX OCW NWXO RBPKW OV RBPKW FVAU NPHO OV KPOKC UWPBBF RUWOOF RBPKW. 1. Who was the best problem solver among fishes? The mullet, as he could mull it over with logic and find possible solutions. 2. Eager fish easily started a new algae business. They cod-ified it but found after a while it didnt scale! 3. The anglers were getting worried about a defishency of walleye and chub. 4. Out in the Atlantic is the best place to place your bait to catch really pretty place. CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Love and belonging „ this will be both the problem and the solution today. It wont be obvious, but any problems that arise today will be born out of a basic need for love and belonging. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Though youre always looking for ways to improve, sometimes the most legitimate way to do so is not to seek the moral high ground but rather to relax and enjoy yourself. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Its almost as if you need a certain amount of stress to feel good about life today. Anyway, you wont call it stressŽ; youll call it challenge.Ž And it will be the best part of your day. CANCER (June 22-July 22). The people youll have the best time (and the most good fortune) around are not trying to be anything that doesnt come naturally. They enjoy living out the existence that best suits their nature and most brings them to life. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Happiness is knowing whom youre dealing with. Mistaken identity causes strife. Today this isnt about mistaking two people who look alike; rather, its mistaking the person in front of you for the person you want him or her to be. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You didnt set out to be fast at what you do. The natural result of repetition is that the mind nds a way to get to the desired result faster and better „ to concentrate on the experience for maximum economy and elegance. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Thank goodness youre not expected to rate, judge, critique or assess anyone in any way. All youll be expected to do is to lean into the generous optimism that is your nature and oer a little su pp ort. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). When social norms clash with the actuality before you, the wise thing to do is let actuality win over your observational powers and stick with it. There is zero to be gained by raging against reality. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). To create peace isnt always a matter of eective negotiation. It may simply be an attitude and a mood. Instead of going for an agreement of specic terms, go for a meaningful sense of unity. Youll achieve it. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Have you ever experienced a strong feeling of missing someone you havent yet had the occasion to meet? Well, youll get a whi of that today! AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Any anger or frustration that comes up today will be because of a clock face. When you subtract the expectation of having things accomplished in a certain time frame, there will be no cause for negativity. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Though it may be dicult for you to buy into something your parents and grandparents believe and still embrace the particular challenges and characteristic mood of this age, youll nd a way to merge the two. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (June 3). No one else can tell you what to do. Youve a strong sense of your own destiny, though its hiding under a few layers of fear. Youll peel those o, and by September, youll be running toward a beautiful inevitability. Love will come to you in many forms. Key celebrations will happen in July, September and January. Cancer and Scorpio adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 20, 1, 28 and 14.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)


The Sun /Sunday, June 3, 2018 Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: My daughter is 17. When she was 1, she had leukemia. The treatments have left her with chronic pain as well as some disabilities that she deals with. Shes now a senior in high school, but looks like shes 7 or 8. She yearns for what every teen girl wants „ a boyfriend. The problem is, no one wants to date her. Its not because of her personality but because of her size and her young looks. My heart breaks seeing how depressed she is. I have told her she will meet that special person when she is supposed to, and she used to think that as well, but she doesnt anymore. What can I do to help my daughter through this? „ HEARTBROKEN DEAR HEARTBROKEN: Patience and the passage of time may bring a solution to the problem. In the meantime, if there is a name for her condition, go online and do some research to nd out if there is a support group for survivors who also have it. If there is, your daughter may nd what she needs there. Surely, others have had her experience, and perhaps they can help. One thing I know for sure „ you cant nd a date until you nd a FRIEND. DEAR ABBY: Because I was sexually abused as a child, I have diculty trusting men. My oldest sons have dierent fathers. While they were toddlers, I met the father of my youngest two sons. In the beginning, I wasnt in love with him, although over the years, I have grown to love him. While I am now in love with him, because of the emotional, mental and physical abuse I put him through, he doesnt feel the same. Hes a great father to all of my boys. My question is, how can I express that Im in love with him and want a relationship with him now? „ A SECOND CHANCE DEAR SECOND CHANCE: If you havent already, oer the poor man a sincere apology for the way you have treated him. Then, if he is unaware of it, explain your history and oer to get counseling if he will give you the second chance you are asking for. Its worth a try. That he would continue to be a great fatherŽ to all of your sons tells me what a prize you may have lost. DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 41 years. We live outside of Chicago, where the winters can be bad. My son and his family moved to Florida to get away from the weather here. Now my wife wants to move there, too. I have medical issues and dont like hot, humid weather. She says shes going, and I told her Im staying here. Should I go with her or should she stay here with me? „ WEATHERŽ TO OR NOT DEAR WEATHERŽ: This should not be a question of either/or. Surely there is room for compromise. If your medical condition is such that you cannot tolerate the Florida climate, then you must stay where you are. If your wifes reason for wanting to move south is to be closer to the grandchildren, perhaps she could arrange to visit them for three or four weeks at a time throughout the year. READER ALERT! If you know a student who would like to enter the $5,000 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship contest, see the information on and learn more. The deadline is fast approaching.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. What teens need to know about sex, drugs, AIDS and getting along with peers and parents is in What Every Teen Should Know.Ž Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Readers: Do you want to know how old your car tires are? The federal government requires that tire manufacturers put standardized information on tires sidewalls, including a tire ID, in case of a recall. Heres how to locate the info: Look directly at the tire. For newer tires, the ID number is on the outside sidewall, and for older tires, the ID number will be on the inner sidewall. Adjacent is the tires serial number, including numbers and letters. The last four digits represent the week and year the tire was manufactured. Manufacturers recommend that tires be replaced every six years. Ten years is the maximum service life for tires. „ Heloise Dear Readers: When you bake macaroni and cheese, scalloped potatoes or meatloaf, cleaning up afterward can be time-consuming. Heres how to avoid scrubbing: „Line the baking dish with aluminum foil for baking in the oven, leaving extra foil hanging over the edges. „After dinner, simply lift up the foil, which will wrap around the leftovers, and store them in the refrigerator. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Our pets are family members, and we want them to participate in our activities, like summer vacations. Here are some hints to make the journey a good and safe one for all. „ When organizing your trip, contact „ in advance „ parks, motels, hotels, campgrounds and relatives to nd out if pets are welcome. „ Place a portable crate/ kennel in your car to keep your pet in. Never allow your pet to roam free in the car because that can be dangerous. Never allow your pet to ride with its head sticking outside the car window because dirt might lodge in its ears, nose or eyes, which could cause an infection or injury. „Bring a copy of your pets medical history and any medications, in case of an emergency. „Dont take your dog o its leash and be sure all ID tags are attached. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: My son left a hot drink on a nished piece of wood furniture in my home. It left a discolored area. How can I get it o? „ Marsha from Florida Dear Marsha: Heres how: Combine equal parts of a non-gel toothpaste and baking soda to create a paste. Gently rub this mixture over the stain until the paste is warm. Then wipe the area clean with a dampened cloth. You might have to repeat this a couple of times to remove all of the marks. Then bu furniture with oil or polish. Heloise Dear Readers: We use herbs and spices in our kitchens daily to avor dishes, from appetizers to main courses and desserts, too. Heres the dierence. Herbs come from the leafy parts of annual or perennial plants. Spices are derived from the barks, roots, seeds, buds or fruits of plants and trees. „ Heloise Dear Readers: If you buy a bunch of bananas and they ripen faster than you can use them, heres what to do: Peel and mash the bananas, add a bit of lemon juice and freeze in an airtight container. Defrost before using. „ HeloiseDating is the latest challenge for teenager who has beat leukemiaDear Abby Hints from Heloise


Page 8 The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 NATIONAL NEWS HOMESTEAD, Fla. „ Cipriano Garza says Rep. Carlos Curbelo is a decent man, a family man.Ž He lauds the South Florida Republican for de“antly pushing his party to protect young DreamerŽ immigrants from deportation. Founder of a nonpro“t that helps farm workers, Garza happily hosted Curbelo at a reception honoring high school graduates last week at the massive HomesteadMiami Speedway. But his praise came with a warning about this Novembers elections. He better do whats right for the community,Ž said Garza, 70, himself a former migrant laborer. If not, he can lose.Ž Across the country „ from Californias lush Central Valley to suburban Denver to Curbelos district of strip malls, farms and the laid-back Florida Keys „ moderate Republicans like Curbelo are under hefty pressure to buck their partys hardline stance on immigration. After years of watching their conservative colleagues in safe districts refuse to budge, the GOP middle is “ghting back „ mindful that a softer position may be necessary to save their jobs and GOP control of the House. Members who have priorities and feel passionate about issues cant sit back and expect leadersŽ to address them, Curbelo said. Because it doesnt work.Ž Curbelo, 38, is seeking a third term from a district that stretches from upscale Miami suburbs to the Everglades and down to eccentric Key West. Seventy percent of his constituents are Hispanic and nearly half are foreign-born. Those are among the highest percentages in the nation, giving many of them a “rsthand stake in Congress immigration “ght. Curbelo and Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., whose Modesto-area district thrives on agriculture powered by migrant workers, have launched a petition drive that would force House votes on four immigration bills, ranging from liberal to conservative versions. Twenty-three Republicans have signed on, two shy of the number needed to succeed, assuming all Democrats jump aboard. Another supporter of the rare rebellion by the usually compliant moderates is Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., a former Marine who learned Spanish when his district was redrawn to include Denvers diverse eastern suburbs. In an interview, Coffman expressed frustration over waiting nearly 18 months for House Speaker Paul Ryan to deliver on assurances that Congress would address the issue. He was always telling me, It will happen, it will happen. I never saw it happen,Ž Coffman said. The centrists favor legislation that would protect from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. They back a path to citizenship for these immigrants, who have lived in limbo since President Donald Trump ended the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, called DACA. Federal courts have blocked its termination for now. Trying to head off the petition, Ryan, R-Wis., and conservatives are negotiating with the centrists in hopes of “nding compromise. Roll calls are on track for later this month, but it will be tough to steer legislation through the House thats both liberal enough to survive in the more moderate Senate and restrictive enough for Trump to sign into law. At the speedway, a local economic anchor since Hurricane Andrew shattered the city in 1992, Curbelo didnt mention his battle in Washington to the graduates. Our country and our community need you,Ž he told his audience, some of whom Garza said were DACA recipients. Curbelos district backed Democrat Hillary Clinton by a whopping 16 percentage points in the 2016 presidential race over Trump, who has fanned immigrants resentment by repeatedly linking them to crime and job losses. Thats left Curbelo facing a competitive re-election, though hes raised far more campaign cash than his likely Democratic challenger, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. Of the 23 Republican petition signees, nine represent districts whose Hispanic populations exceed the 18 percent national average. Clinton carried 12 of their districts in 2016, and several are from moderate-leaning suburbs of cities like Philadelphia and Minneapolis and agricultural areas in California and upstate New York that rely on migrant workers. The centrists petition echoes the hardball tactics often employed by the hard-right House Freedom Caucus. Its roughly 30 members often band together with demands top Republicans ignore at peril of losing votes in the narrowly divided House. GOP leaders and Freedom Caucus members fear that under the votes the petition would force, liberal-leaning legislation backed by most Democrats and a few Republicans would prevail. That would infuriate conservative voters wholl be needed at the polls to fend off a Democratic wave threatening GOP House control. Among those envisioning that scenario is Nicholas Mulick, GOP chairman of Floridas Monroe County, which encompasses the Keys and is the reddest portion of Curbelos district. With the greatest respect for the congressman, I dont think its going to work,Ž Mulick said. Others reject that argument, saying moderates worries should be heeded because they must be re-elected for Republicans to retain their majority. That sounds like somebody whos never run in a swing district,Ž former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., who once led his partys House campaign arm, said of claims that immigration votes would dampen conservative turnout. Do they want to be in the majority, hold gavels?Ž Democrats and local immigration activists say they wish Curbelos effort well but question his motivation. They say hes reacting to election pressures and simply wants to show voters hes “ghting for them. Many at the speedway event, sponsored by Garzas Mexican-American Council, were sympathetic to Curbelos battle in Washington, signaling the type of support hell need to be re-elected. Rosa Castillo, 51, of nearby Florida City, said she knows people who dont get drivers licenses for fear of having their residency challenged. Hes doing an awesome job for our DACA people,Ž said Castillo, a Democrat who said shell back Curbelo. That sentiment isnt universally shared. Over breakfast at a nearby Cracker Barrel restaurant, retiree and Trump backer Randy Nichols, 73, said he wont support Curbelo. If theyre illegal, they need to leave. I hate to say that, but even for DACA kids,Ž said Nichols, who lives in Marathon, one of the Keys. Mucarsel-Powell, Curbelos likely Democratic challenger, said in an interview that she was glad hed “nally found some strengthŽ to take on fellow Republicans. The former state Senate candidate, an immigrant from Ecuador, said Curbelos challenge to GOP leaders will obviously bring some positive attention.Ž She said she hopes Curbelo and his supporters arent doing it for political reasons.ŽPushed by voters, GOP moderates rebel on immigrationBy ALAN FRAM and NICHOLAS RICCARDIASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSIn this Tuesday photo, Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., shakes hands with band members while attending the 34th Annual Farmworker Student Recognition Ceremony in Homestead, Fla. In a district stretching from upscale Miami suburbs to the Everglades and down the Florida Keys to eccentric Key West, 70 percent of Curbelos constituents are Hispanic and nearly half are foreign-born. HONOLULU (AP) „ A lava ”ow from the erupting Kilauea volcano has cut off access to Kapoho and Vacationland on Hawaiis Big Island, of“cials said Saturday. The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency also said vigorous lava eruptions are continuing in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens. The volcano began erupting on May 3, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate and destroying dozens of homes. County of“cials said in a news release that there is no access to Kapoho and Vacationland along Highway 132 or Highway 137 because of the lava ”ow. Video posted on Twitter showed a heap of smoldering debris blocking the roadway, as smoke billowed into the air. Of“cials had issued mandatory orders for residents of Leilani Estates and those in Kapoho Beach and Vacationland to leave by Friday afternoon or risk being trapped and unreachable by emergency crews. Residents in the nearby areas should also be prepared to evacuate with little notice, of“cials said. The erupting Kilauea volcano has been spouting lava, ash and rocks for nearly a month. About two dozen recent “ssures in the area have created towering lava fountains and bonerattling explosions throughout the eruption.Lava cuts off access to more Hawaii neighborhoodsPolice: Phoenix killings of psychiatrist, 2 women linked Babys body found floating in ocean near Boynton Beach Inlet Man trying to dance with woman stabs her boyfriend, friends FBI agents gun accidentally discharges in Denver nightclubSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) „ Authorities say the fatal shootings of two paralegals in a Phoenix suburb are related to the killing of a well-known forensic psychiatrist in Phoenix, and police are investigating if a fourth homicide is related. Scottsdale police Sgt. Ben Hoster says the killings Friday of 48-year-old Veleria Sharp and 49-year-old Laura Anderson are connected to the shooting death a day earlier of Dr. Steven Pitt. The women and Pitt were killed outside their Scottsdale of“ces. Hoster said a fatal shooting occurred Saturday morning at an of“ce also in Scottsdale appears to be connected. He didnt identify that victim and didnt immediately respond to an inquiry for further information. The 59-year-old Pitt assisted in the investigations into the 1996 death of JonBenet Ramsey in Colorado and a string of killings in Phoenix in 2006. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. „ An off-duty “re“ghter was boating near the Boynton Beach Inlet early Friday afternoon when he discovered a baby girls body ”oating in the water, authorities said. The childs age and how long she was in the water was not yet determined, said Teri Barbera, spokeswoman for the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Of“ce. The discovery was made by Chris Lemieux, a 10-year veteran of Boynton Beach Fire Rescue, while he was out catching bait from his conch boat, the Palm Beach Post reported. The babys body will be taken to the Medical Examiners Of“ce to “gure out cause of death and possible identi“cation, Barbera said. The discovery was made about 1:20 p.m. on the ocean side of the inlet, Barbera said. Detectives were on the scene investigating. NEW YORK (AP) „ Police say a man trying to dance with a woman at a Manhattan bar stabbed her boyfriend and his friends. The suspect entered the bar on Manhattans East Side early Saturday morning and tried to dance with a woman. Police say he put his hands on her hips when her boyfriend confronted him. An argument ensued and the assailant pulled out a knife, stabbing and slashing the 27-year-old boyfriend in the torso and shoulders. His friends tried to help him and were slashed around the head and shoulders. All “ve are in stable condition. The Turtle Bay Bar on Second Avenue near East 52nd Street was evacuated after the attack. Police say the suspect is in his 20s and was wearing a white shirt and white hat. DENVER (AP) „ Denver police say an off-duty FBI agent dancing at a nightclub accidentally discharged a “rearm, wounding another patron in the leg. Police spokesman Sonny Jackson said in a statement Saturday that the victim was taken to an unidenti“ed hospital in good condition. Jackson says the agent, whose identity wasnt released, was dancing at the downtown club around 12:45 a.m. Saturday when the “rearm fell from the agents waistband holster onto the ”oor. It discharged when the agent picked it up. Jackson says the agent was later released to an FBI supervisor. He says police are investigating and any charges would be determined by the Denver District Attorneys Of“ce. Denver FBI spokeswoman Amy Sanders refused to comment, citing an ongoing investigation. A telephone message to the nightclub, Mile High Spirits Distillery and Tasting Bar, wasnt immediately returned. | HEADLINES AROUND THE NATION HONOLULU (AP) „ A Japanese couple is facing $50,000 in medical costs after being assaulted in a public restroom at a Honolulu park, a Hawaii visitors assistance organization said. The couple was attacked Monday at the Mother Waldron Neighborhood Park, leading the Japanese consulate to issue a warning Tuesday for tourists to avoid public bathrooms in Kakaako, the Honolulu StarAdvertiser reported. The man was hit in the face after entering the restroom, said Jessica Lani Rich, president of the Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii. Hearing a noise, his wife then entered the bathroom and was choked, causing her to brie”y pass out, Rich said. Honolulu police had reported the encounter to the society. The couple came upon a group of men injecting drugs inside the bathroom, according to the consulates warning written in Japanese. Both the man and woman were punched in the face, leaving them with broken teeth, the warning stated. The couple returned to Japan this week. Its really sad when our visitors are assaulted when they come to Hawaii to have a wonderful, dream vacation,Ž Rich said. The group has offered to solicit donations to help pay for the couples medical expenses, Rich said. Their biggest concern is their hospital expense,Ž Rich said. (Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii) does not pay hospital bills, but we are trying to do what we can to raise money.Ž The city closed the park Tuesday for maintenance. The closure was announced before the attack occurred, and its scheduled to reopen next month.Couple attacked in Honolulu faces $50K in medical costs In this Tuesday photo, Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., greets graduates while attending the 34th Annual Farmworker Student Recognition Ceremony in Homestead.


By MARC TOPKINTampa Bay TimesSEATTLE „ The shock of being traded by the Rays to the Mariners a week ago has finally worn off for RHP Alex Colome. The adjustment to a new team and, more importantly, a new role behind closer Edwin Diaz has gone well. So Friday, in his first comments to Tampa Bay media since the deal, was the time for his formal goodbye. Its really hard for me, Colome said. They signed me in 2007. Ive always been a Ray. I just say, thank you for By RICK STROUDTampa Bay TimesTAMPA „ It was sunny, 87 degrees with humidity around 70 percent. But it felt more like summer than it had in some time during the Bucs organized team activities practice Thursday. Players ran gassers afterward, testing the limits of voluntaryŽ offseason workouts. It was oppressive,Ž coach Dirk Koetter said. Really, add six or seven degrees, this is training camp today. I think the guys adjust pretty fast to that. In training camp, we practice in the morning, so (Thursday) is as tough as it gets.Ž In fact, it felt a lot like the kind of heat the Bucs experience in the summer and early fall. Which brings us to 347pound rookie defensive tackle Vita Vea. Of course, players were not in pads, it wasnt close to simulating a game and there is virtually no real contact between offensive and defensive linemen. But Vea, the firstround pick from Washington, has shown no signs of having trouble adjusting to the warmer, humid climate. What weve seen is a guy that his weight definitely has not affected him,Ž Koetter said. The Bucs have seen more than that. Veas size and quickness show up in routine line drills. So does his strength, which may be his biggest asset. Hes got an excellent motor and he is a very strong human being,Ž Koetter said. You can ask those guards that are playing against him. I mean, hes got a (hump) move with that inside arm. Ive seen him lift 300-pound men off the ground with one arm. Its impressive, his strength.Ž Vea, 23, has a lot to learn about the NFL game. He will have the luxury of having good mentors in defensive tackles Gerald McCoy, Beau Allen and Mitch Unrein.By MARC TOPKINTampa Bay TimesSEATTLE „ Seeing Alex Colome and Denard Span in Mariner home whites this weekend is the latest product of the relationship between the Rays and Mariners that seems to be one of the coziest in the game. Besides the cracks about a baseball bromance between general managers Erik Neander and Jerry Dipoto „ and there are plenty, such as Chris Archers, You know theyre favorites in each others phoneŽ „ there are several commonalities that have led to nine trades, involving 28 players (including Anthony Misiewicz, twice) over the past 2 years. The execs are similar enough in the way they evaluate and, more important, value players to find common ground. Theyre different enough By HOWARD FENDRICHAssociated PressPARIS „ If the upcoming French Open showdown between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova provides any of the sort of animus and back-andforth they manage to stir up away from the court, look out. During a news conference after both won Saturday to set up the longtime rivals fourthround matchup at Roland Garros, Williams criticized Sharapovas autobiography as hearsayŽ and twice brought up the Russians 15-month doping ban. Producing by far the best performance in her return to Grand Slam tennis „ 16 months after her last major tournament and nine months after having a baby „ Williams played cleanly and powerfully in a 6-3, 6-4 tour de force against 11th-seeded Julia Goerges that lasted a mere 75 minutes and lacked much in the way of theatrics. There is still a ways to go, but its moving in the right direction,Ž said Williams, who made only three unforced errors in the first set, 12 in all. And I think that as long as its moving in the right direction, I know I will get there.Ž Sharapova advanced with a similarly lopsided win, 6-2, 6-1 against 2016 U.S. Open runnerup Karolina Pliskova. Now comes the drama: Williams vs. Sharapova on Monday with a quarterfinal spot at stake. They have verbally clashed in the past, such as a 2013 public spat about their private lives. Williams, 36, owns 23 major singles titles. Sharapova, 31, has won five. Williams has won the French Open three times, Sharapova twice. They are the only active women with a career Grand Slam; they are two of six in history to accomplish that. Both By GREG AUMANTAMPA BAY TIMESJameis Winstons annual youth football camp had the Bucs indoor practice facility filled on Saturday morning, with teammates helping him spread a message to kids that could help his team this fall. My main message is Teamwork makes the dream work. I tell the kids to have respect for each other. Be kind,Ž Winston said in a break from hands-on work with his campers. The second thing is energy. We want to be excited. ƒ The third thing is effort. It takes no talent to have effort. I dont want the kids to get down on themselves. I just want them to have fun and do their best.Ž Winston had a dozen or so Bucs teammates, including Gerald Sunday, June 3, 2018 SPORTS € @SunCoastSportsINDEX | Lottery 2 | Tennis 2 | NHL 2 | NBA 2 | Baseball 2, 4 | Golf 3 | Scoreboard 5 | Auto Racing 6 SEE TENNIS, 6 SEE WINSTON, 3 SEE COLOME, 3 SEE VEA, 6 SEE TRADING, 3NFL: Football campGREG AUMAN | TIMESBucs QB Jameis Winston works with kids at his annual youth football camp at the Bucs indoor practice facility. NFL: BuccaneersFirst-round Bucs pick Vita Vea is bringing the heat ƒ and surviving it adno=50536651 VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018 VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018MLB: TradesWhy the Rays keep trading with the MarinersPHOTO BY ABBIE PARR/GETTY IMAGESDenard Span #4 high fives Chris Prieto #13 of the Seattle Mariners after hitting a single in the second inning against the Texas Rangers during their game at Safeco Field on May 31, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.MLB: Rays journalAlex Colome says trade hard for me but thanks club for all it did for him TENNIS: French OpenGet ready for Williams vs. SharapovaAP PHOTOSerena Williams of the U.S. celebrates as she defeats Germanys Julia Georges during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday in Paris. CUP FINAL IS BITTERSWEET VALIDATION FOR FIRED COACHMann beamed with pride when more than a half-dozen players he coached with the American Hockey Leagues Hershey Bears contributed to the victory that got the Capitals into the Eastern Conference “ nal. Page 2 Winston stresses teamwork


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SOCCER 8:30 p.m. FS1 „ MLS, Minnesota at Sporting Kansas City TENNIS Noon NBC „ French Open, fourth round, at ParisBy STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressWASHINGTON „ The text message lit up Troy Manns phone the morning after the Capitals eliminated the Penguins with a patchwork lineup featuring five rookies. It came from Barry Trotz. Thanks Manner for having all those rookie Caps ready,Ž Trotz wrote. They all played well „ you own a piece of this win last night.Ž Mann beamed with pride when more than a half-dozen players he coached with the American Hockey Leagues Hershey Bears contributed to the victory that got the Capitals into the Eastern Conference final. Many of those players are still playing key roles for Washington in the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights „ more than a month after Mann was fired from his job as Hersheys head coach. This is a bittersweet time for Mann, who had a hand in the development of Jakub Vrana, Chandler Stephenson and Christian Djoos as coach and was an assistant when Braden Holtby, John Carlson, Dmitry Orlov, Andre Burakovsky, Jay Beagle and Tom Wilson went through Hershey on their way to the NHL. Considering the success of those players and Hershey products Nate Schmidt and Cody Eakin contributing for Vegas, the Cup Final is a validation of Manns methods of getting prospects ready for the next level. I called Troy Mann the other day and thanked him for producing a lot of good players,Ž Trotz said. All the players he had the last couple of years are all playing in the Stanley Cup Finals. Guys who havent played a (playoff) game before. Theyve brought some of that winning tradition that they had in Hershey. Its important for those guys to be a part of it.Ž Mann has remained connected to the Capitals playoff run by talking to Trotz and Hershey video coach Mike King, whos in Washington. Amid interviews with other organizations for another AHL job or work as an NHL assistant, he has watched about 80 percent of the Capitals games this postseason and can see the elements in players games he and assistant Ryan Murphy harped on improving during their four-year tenure.NHL: FinalsCup Final is bittersweet validation for “ red coachAP PHOTOIn a photo provided by the American Hockey League, thenHershey Bears assistant coach Troy Mann celebrates the teams Calder Cup championship on June 14, 2010, in Hershey, Pa. By JOHN LEICESTERAssociated PressPARIS „ Surely, thats no way to treat a friend? Rafael Nadal beat his old buddy Richard Gasquet for a 16th consecutive time Saturday, making theirs one of the most lopsided duels in mens tennis. The Spaniard and the Frenchman were born 15 days apart in 1986. Theyve known each other since they were young prodigies. But with a racket in his hand, Nadal is ruthless with the player he calls a good friend and a good person.Ž With friends like that, who needs enemies? Nadals streak against Gasquet stretches back to 2004. Gasquet hasnt taken so much as a set off Nadal in 10 years. Their third-round match at the French Open on Saturday followed a familiar pattern: Nadal subjected Gasquet to a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 pummeling. At 16-0, Nadals headto-head record against Gasquet is now one of the most lopsided since the professional era began in 1968. Bjorn Borg went 17-0 against Vitas Gerulaitis; Ivan Lendl did likewise against Tim Mayotte. Roger Federer has 17-0 streaks going against Mikhail Youzhny and David Ferrer. With his gentlemanly right-handed tennis, Gasquet quickly finds himself overpowered by the left-handed Nadal. When he plays on his backhand, he has an intensity which is monstrous,Ž Gasquet said after the latest loss. I really have trouble with his forehand that comes to my shoulder every time.ŽTENNIS: French OpenNadals 16-0 streak vs. old buddy GasquetBy JANIE McCAULEYAssociated PressOAKLAND, Calif. „ All the chatter is that underdog Cleveland could be completely deflated from the way it flopped in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Determined and as motivated as ever might be more appropriate and fitting whenever LeBron James is in the mix. Its one of the toughest losses Ive had in my career,Ž James acknowledged Saturday, because of everything that kind of went on with the game and the way we played. Obviously, we all know what happened in the game.Ž There were miscues aplenty, most notably J.R. Smiths offensive rebound in the final seconds of regulation that he dribbled back toward half-court in a tie game rather than shooting for a chance to win it „ later insisting he knew the score, though that remains a huge mystery. The decision baffled a frustrated and stunned LeBron, who signaled at his teammate with arms pointed toward the basket. The games over. Theres nothing we can do about it,Ž Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. Weve got to move on, move forward.Ž James has done so all postseason with an edge, intensity and ability to all-out carry the Cavs „ will them to win after win, if you wish. Yes, with King James on the other side in this familiar June rivalry, Golden State knows much better than to fall into such a trap that the Cavs might be down and out, even if the defending champions have some momentum going into Game 2 on Sunday night back home at Oracle Arena. 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Bailey was placed on the DL retroactive to Tuesday. He was pulled from the rotation earlier in the week with a 1-7 record and a 6.68 ERA. Associated PressIN BRIEFStaff ReportsA Stone Crabs 5-run rally in the 6th inning wasnt enough as they fell Saturday night to the Bradenton Marauders 7-6 at LECOM Park. Peter Maris opened the games scoring in the 1st Inning with his 5th home run of the year, a solo shot to right field. However, Bradenton would answer back in the 3rd inning, with a home run of their own, the first of three extrabase hits on the night for Marauders third baseman Hunter Owen,. The Marauders would chase Stone Crabs starter Willy Ortiz in the fifth inning, scoring 5-runs, with the big blast coming from shortstop Jung Ho Kang, whose grand slam helped give Bradenton what they thought would be a comfortable cushion. However, the Stone Crabs rallied back in the 6th inning scoring 5-runs of their own. Stone Crabs reliever Zack Mozingo pitched effectively in relief, giving way to fellow fireman Brandon Koch in the 8th inning. However, after yielding an infield single and a walk, Koch surrendered the winning run, with Owen delivering his third RBI of the night.MILB: Stone CrabsStone Crabs woes continue NHL: FinalsCapitals ” ying high up 2-1 on Vegas in Stanley Cup FinalBy STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressWASHINGTON „ Alex O vechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored, Braden Holtby made enough saves to compensate for his giveaway and the Washington Capitals beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Ovechkin scored his 14th goal of the playoffs and joyfully watched Kuznetsov wrist a shot past Vegas goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury not long after. Kuznetsov was a game-time decision after leaving Game 2 clutching his left arm, but he looked fine and for good measure unleashed his signature birdflapping celebration as Ovechkin screamed and raised his arms on the bench. Holtby stopped 21 of the 22 shots he faced, more than enough to withstand a puck-handling miscue that led to Tomas Noseks third-period goal to cut Washingtons lead to 2-1. Devante Smith-Pelly scored for the Capitals with 6:07 left to put them two away from the franchises first title. Fleury stopped 23 of 26 shots, but Vegas lost back-to-back games for the first time in the playoffs and looked nothing like the team that won 13 of 16 games through three rounds. The Golden Knights magical, historic run is now in danger of coming to an end with Game 4 back in Washington on Monday.


The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 SP Page 3By DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressDUBLIN, Ohio „ Bryson DeChambeau finished off a 6-under 66 with birdies on two of the toughest holes, giving him a one-shot lead going into a final round at a Memorial that features Tiger Woods in the mix at Muirfield Village for the first time in six years. Woods was in total control of his shots for the second straight day, only to miss short putts down the stretch that spoiled his run. He was briefly tied for the lead Saturday until threeputt bogeys on the 16th and 18th holes, and he had to settle for a 68. He was five shots behind. Woods wasnt alone in missing short putts. Walking off the course with his first 54-hole lead, DeChambeau couldnt but help but think of the two that got away. He missed a 3-foot birdie putt on the ninth hole, and then missed a birdie putt from 4 feet on the par-5 15th. With the course soft and vulnerable to low scores, it was tough to leave shots on the course. Just keep thinking about those two 3-footers I missed,Ž said DeChambeau, who was at 14-under 202. I played great, obviously. Ecstatic about where I am.Ž DeChambeau wasnt even sure where he was when he finished because so many players worked their way up and down the leaderboard over the final two hours. He wound up with a one-shot lead over Kyle Stanley, who bogeyed the 18th hole from the bunker for a 70; Patrick Cantlay, who drove into the creek left of the 18th fairway for a bogey and a 66; and Joaquin Niemann, the 19-year-old from Chile who atoned for one big mistake on the 15th hole with a birdie on the 18th for a 70. Cantlay made two eagles, including a holein-one on the par-3 eighth. DeChambeau rolled in a 20-foot birdie on the par-3 16th, the third-toughest at Muirfield Village in the third round, and he hit 9-iron to 5 feet on the toughest hole the 18th. Six players had at least a share of the lead at some point. Byeong Hun An played bogey-free for a 69 and was two shots behind, while Justin Rose dropped two shots over the last three holes for a 69 and was four back. Woods played the last five holes of the front nine in 5 under, starting with his second eagle of the week. And then he stalled, just like he did on Friday. He didnt make another birdie until the par-5 15th, when his sharp-breaking 15-footer dropped to give him a tie for the lead. That didnt last long. Woods ran his 45-foot birdie putt about 7 feet by on the par-3 16th and missed it coming back, and then closed by missing a 3-foot par putt. I know I shot 68 today, but again, thats probably the highest score I could have possibly shot,Ž Woods said. I played really, really well. I played beautifully, actually. Had total control of what I was doing out there and just didnt finish it off.Ž He won the Memorial for the fifth time in 2012, finished 20 shots behind the following year and then injuries took over. He finished in last place in 2015, the last time he was at Muirfield Village. This year has produced the kind of golf Ohio fans are used to seeing. And the weather is about par for Muirfield Village, with more thunderstorms expected Sunday. The final round will be threesomes teeing off earlier than usual to account for the forecast. The weather is going to be a little iffy,Ž Woods said. But Im in a position where if I shoot another good round like I had the last two days, Ive got a chance.Ž Rory McIlroy, remarkably, has reason to feel the same way. McIlroy nearly missed the cut, surviving on the number after two days. He played bogey-free for a 64 and wound up just six shots behind. Just like Woods and DeChambeau, he had a few regrets on the greens. McIlroy missed three birdie chances inside 8 feet.GOLF: MemorialDeChambeau takes 1-shot lead as Woods lurks at MemorialAP PHOTOBryson DeChambeau follows his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament Saturday, in Dublin, Ohio. By DAVID BRANDTAssociated PressBIRMINGHAM, Ala. „ Sarah Jane Smith has a three-shot lead entering the third round of the U.S. Womens Open. The Australian shot a 5-under 67 Friday, finishing her second round before more thunderstorms soaked an already wet Shoal Creek course. Half the field completed the second round Saturday morning. Thailands Ariya Jutanugarn is second after a 70. South Koreanborn Su-Hyun Oh, who moved to Australia at 8, shot a 68 and is third. Shes four shots behind Smith, who is at 10-under 134 for the tournament. Michelle Wie is among eight players tied for fourth, seven shots off the lead. Wie had a 72 in the second round after a 69 Thursday. The third round begins with groups of three, starting on the first and 10th tees.GOLF: US Womens OpenSarah Jane Smith up by 3 at US W omens Open at Shoal Creek AP PHOTOSarah Jane Smith, of Australia, and her caddie husband, Duane Smith, talk about her tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the U.S. Womens Open golf tournament at Shoal Creek, Friday, in Birmingham, Ala. in the stages of roster construction to recognize and address matchups. And they have enough trust to be able to have open, direct and skip-the-bull-and-cutto-the-chase talks. They obviously have a good working relationship, front office to front office,Ž said Rays infielder Brad Miller, part of the first deal after Dipoto took over the Mariners following the 2015 season. Its kind of unique. Theres clearly something there. I dont think its chance. They know how each other works. Its kind of mutually advantageous.Ž The frat chat between Neander and Dipoto is what seals deals, but there is so much work involved before they say I do,Ž such as reports on the medicals, analytical projections, financial implications. It all starts with the work of the scouts, the Rays eclectic 15-man crew that is out in ballparks across the country and beyond almost every day, watching, identifying, evaluating and recommending players long before their names are ever on the table. That includes „ and proved critical in several of the deals with the Mariners „ work at many of the lowest levels of the minors, as far as extended spring training and summer first-year leagues, which the Rays focus on more heavily than some other teams. I might be a little biased, but I think our group does a tremendous job from the major leagues all the way down to the Dominican Summer League of really covering all the levels so we dont have a blind spot when someone does have an idea,Ž Rays pro scouting director Kevin Ibach said. So when Erik and Jerry might first discuss something and it filters down, I think were in a really good position to honestly evaluate not only their system but to take a look from our side, too, and weigh in on whether the trade would be a net positive for us.Ž The Rays encourage their scouts not only to be vigilant and observant, knowing even the smallest tidbit about a player on or off the field can be a big thing, but also open minded, creative and aggressive in making suggestions, pushing the paired themes that no idea is a bad ideaŽ and no name is a bad name.Ž The workload is shared, as the Rays are among the half or so teams that do their pro scouting geographically rather than by organization. That means, for example, rather than having one scout be responsible for all of Seattles minorleague teams, they use several scouts to cover the Mariners affiliates (as well as those of other teams) near where they live, creating what they consider a benefit of multiple opinions on some players. Seattle-based Dave Myers „a former Mariners majorand minor-league coach and former Rays TripleA coach „ handles the big-league team, Triple-A Tacoma, rookie-level Everett (Wash.) and advanced Class A Modesto (Calif). J.D. Elliby has Double-A Arkansas, Jeff Stewart Class A Clinton (Iowa), Mike Langill extended spring and the complexbased Arizona league, and Jose Gomez the Dominican summer league teams. Cross-checker Jason Cole posts up at the Mariners/Padres shared spring camp. All have had a hand in the deals, and well beyond the obvious. You cant go out from our perspective and only scout the famous guys,Ž Ibach said. I always challenge our guys to find the off-the-radar types that are down a little bit deeper in the system and maybe have that one pitch or the sum of the parts that add up to something that functions really well.Ž That commitment to scout the low levels and scout hard has factored in to several of the deals with Seattle. Neither pitchers Ryan Yarbrough nor Andrew Kittredge were considered prime prospects when acquired, but the Rays saw them as future major-leaguers in the skilled hands of their player development staff, and both made it. Shortstop Carlos Vargas was a 17-year-old who had played only one pro season in the Dominican League, but the Rays had good reports on him. Catcher Jesus Sucre proved more than capable of being a big-league backup after three years bouncing to Triple A. Sometimes the diligence, preparation and complex scheduling (such as trying to scout a team for six straight games to see all the pitchers) pays off. And sometimes so does a little luck, too. Twice this season Ibach went to see the other team when Tommy Romero pitched, and impressively, for Seattles Class A Clinton team. So when they were looking to complete the Span/Colome deal last week, Ibachs data, plus reports from the amateur scouting staff, including at last years predraft workout at the Trop, led to Romero bein g included. Just given the history,Ž Ibach said, our antennas are up any time were in the ballpark scouting a Mariners affiliate.Ž Probably a good idea. Marc Topkin can be reached at mtopkin@ Follow @ TBTimes_Rays.TRADINGFrom Page 1McCoy, Lavonte David, Kwon Alexander, Donovan Smith and O.J. Howard, with Rams star Todd Gurley helping out as well. The group of about 300 kids (many paying $149 to attend) included 75 from Special Olympics, as well as 16 boys and girls from his hometown in Alabama who won a collage contest and were brought to Tampa with their parents to attend the camp for free. With rain much of the week and summer heat, Winston was grateful to be able to move his camp indoors to the Bucs new facility, where parents could watch their kids without worrying about sunburns. I cant give enough thanks to the Bucs,Ž Winston said. Tampas hot, and for us to be able to do this here in this indoor facility is huge. You see the excitement of the kids. (They) dont have to get 10 water breaks because of the heat. I thank the Bucs wholeheartedly.Ž Winston, who recently got engaged and has a baby on the way in July, said a fundraiser Friday night for his Dream Forever Foundation went well, and hes happy to be able to give back to the Tampa Bay area. This is our community,Ž Winston said. Hopefully they can see in their hearts that my foundation is helping support the kids. Thats what its all about. My child is going to grow up in this community hopefully, so its exciting to be able to put on events like this.ŽWINSTONFrom Page 1everything they did for me, for giving me the opportunity to be the closer, to be pitching every time.Ž After sticking with the Rays through a winter of rumors, Colome figured he would be traded at some point this season, just not that soon. I was on the couch resting for the game when they called me (in). I said, What? They said, Yes, we traded you,  Colome relayed. I knew that going to happen this year, but not this soon. When they tell me ƒ I said, Damn.  A year after leading the majors in saves, Colome will be used primarily as a setup man to Diaz, who leads the majors with 19 saves and an AL-reliever high 48 strikeouts in 28 innings. And Colome said thats okay: I just try to do my job. Its fine. I dont care. Like I told you before, Ill throw anywhere they give me the opportunity.Ž Manager Scott Servais said he welcomes having Colome as an option for when Diaz needs a day off, already using him to close once. Aside from being a little chilly on some nights in Seattle, Colome said he has adjusted well and noted how well he has been treated. He is lookin g forward to returning to the Trop with the Mariners next week to see the fans and stadium personnel. As for facing the Rays? They know what I do, Im just going to throw the fastball and cutter to everybody,Ž he said. On the mound, no friends. But they know I love these guys and respect every one for the Rays.ŽSpanning the countryTampa-raised OF Denard Span was also traded from the Rays to the Mariners in the deal for two pitching prospects. Though Span wasnt in the lineup Friday, Servais said he has been a welcomeŽ addition, primarily because of his p atient at-bats. Hes been around, hes got a lot of experience in the league, his preparation is very good,Ž Servais said.Nothing sticky hereRHP Nathan Eovaldi denied the on-air accusation by As TV analyst, and former big-leaguer, Dallas Braden that he was using pine tar on his hand during Wednesdays game, as some pitchers do to improve their grip. I dont use any sort of sticky stuff,Ž Eovaldi said Friday. Honestly, if you all want to look at my glove, thats fine. The only thing I use is rosin. The reason is I want the ball to feel free coming out when I throw m y s p lit, because thats my go-to strike pitch and I dont want to have any sticky substance to manipulate it to cut. ƒ I dont have anything in my glove or any sticky substance anywhere. ƒ I dont have anything to hide. People can say what they want. I know whats true and whats not.ŽFor openersRHP Sergio Romo made his fifth start as the game opener,Ž and for the first time the opposing team made a significant change to its lineup in reaction, with the Mariners moving up Kyle Seager to have two lefties in the top three. Rays manager Kevin Cash reiterated that he felt the p lan has worked for his team even though its 3-3 in the games when it has used a reliever to get the first three-six outs.Miscellany€ Interesting that the Dodgers borrowed from the Rays and used a reliever as their openerŽ Friday against the Rockies. € Cash said SS Adeiny Hechavarria remains sidelined by his hamstring strain, still limited to getting treatment with no onfield activity. € RHP Chris Archer starts Saturday, saying his improved May is the result of executing more pitches but no other real change, more an evening out of his performance over a long season.COLOMEFrom Page 1


Page 4 SP Sunday, June 3, 2018 / The SunAMERICANLEAGUENATIONALLEAGUEEASTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY NewYork3717.685„„6-4W-422-915-8 Boston3919.672„„6-4L-220-819-11 TampaBay2828.5001066-4L-211-1317-15 Toronto2533.43114102-8L-512-1713-16 Baltimore1741.29322182-8L-710-187-23 CENTRALDIVISION TEAMWLPCTGBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Cleveland3027.526„„6-4L-218-1112-16 Detroit2830.483278-2W-419-129-18 Minnesota2430.444493-7W-213-1311-17 KansasCity2137.3629146-4W-110-2011-17 Chicago1738.30912173-7L-19-198-19 WESTDIVISION TEAMWLPCTGBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Houston3722.627„„6-4W-218-1119-11 Seattle3522.6141„7-3W-218-1217-10 LosAngeles3127.534545-5W-113-1718-10 Oakland3029.508765-5L-115-1515-14 Texas2436.40013125-5L-211-1913-17 EASTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Atlanta3424.586„„5-5L-115-1219-12 Washington3324.579„7-3W-112-1421-10 Philadelphia3124.56414-6L-119-912-15 NewYork2728.491543-7L-212-1515-13 Miami2037.35113123-7L-410-1810-19 CENTRALDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Milwaukee3722.627„„7-3W-118-1119-11 Chicago3123.5743„6-4W-215-1116-12 St.Louis3125.554415-5W-117-1214-13 Pittsburgh3028.517633-7L-117-1313-15 Cincinnati2137.36215125-5W-29-1912-18 WESTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Arizona2927.518„„4-6W-117-1312-14 Colorado3028.517„34-6L-311-1519-13 LosAngeles2830.483257-3W-214-1714-13 SanFrancisco2730.474254-6W-215-1012-20 SanDiego2534.424585-5L-114-2011-14 MAJORLEAGUEBASEBALLROYALS5,ATHLETICS4OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. S emienss511001.267 J oycelf300001.196 Canhalf-cf100010.235 Lowrie2b502101.297 Davisdh300000.233 Olson1b311010.248 Chapman3b301011.234 Fowlercf300000.204 a-Pinderph-lf101100.248 Piscottyrf411000.232 Maxwellc312200.182 b-Lucroyph-c100000.263 T OTALS3549434 KANSASCITYABRHBIBBSOAVG. J aydh412101.305 Merri“eld1b311002.296 Moustakas3b301011.276 Perezc301201.245 S olerrf311112.273 Gordonlf300010.271 A lmontecf400002.211 Goins2b311001.266 Escobarss311100.234 T OTALS29585310 OAKLAND001100110„490 KANSASCITY22000001X„580 a-singledforFowlerinthe8th.b-linedout f orMaxwellinthe8th. LOB„Oakland8,KansasCity5.2B„Semien (13),Piscotty(14),Jay(9),Merri“eld(17), Perez(7).3B„Escobar(2).HR„Maxwell(1), offHammelSoler(9),offPetit.RBIs„Lowrie (41),Maxwell2(6),Pinder(13),Jay(16), Perez2(30),Soler(26),Escobar(15).CS„ Merri“eld(3),Perez(1). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Oakland 2(Olson,Lucroy)KansasCity2(Merri“eld, S oler).RISP„Oakland3for6KansasCity2 f or7. Runnersmovedup„Chapman,Piscotty. GIDP„Gordon. DP„Oakland1(Olson,Semien,Cahill). OAKLANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Cahill4.27 442693 2.77 Pagan.10 00015 3.80 Coulombe10 001225 5.03 Petit,L,2-221 110121 3.25 KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA Hammel67 3323105 5.17 McCarthy,H,310 001012 2.55 Hill,W,1-1,BS,112 110022 2.95 Herrera,S,13-1410 000112 0.79 Hammelpitchedto1batterinthe7th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Pagan1-0. HBP„Hammel(Davis),Cahill(Merri“eld), Pagan(Perez). Umpires„Home,GaryCederstromFirst, CoryBlaserSecond,StuScheurwaterThird, EricCooper. T „3:00.A„24,553(37,903).CARDINALS3,PIRATES2PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Harrison2b400000.271 Meadowsrf311111.404 Martecf400003.296 Bell1b400001.248 Rodriguezp000000.000 Dickersonlf401002.313 Moran3b311101.277 Diazc300000.286 Mercerss302000.254 Kuhlp100001.176 Glasnowp000000.000 a-Freeseph100000.253 Crickp000000--Rodriguez1b000000.172 T OTALS3025219 S T.LOUISABRHBIBBSOAVG. Carpenter1b400003.219 Garciass301010.254 Phamcf401100.267 Ozunalf312110.271 Gyorko3b400002.271 Fowlerrf400000.179 Norrisp000000--W ong2b311101.179 Kellyc200010.080 W eaverp110010.176 Gomberp100000.000 Baderrf000000.281 T OTALS2935346 PITTSBURGH000010001„250 S T.LOUIS010010001„350 Nooutswhenwinningrunscored. a-linedoutforGlasnowinthe8th. LOB„Pittsburgh3,St.Louis7.HR„Moran (5),offWeaverMeadows(5),offNorris Ozuna(4),offKuhlWong(4),offRodriguez. RBIs„Meadows(8),Moran(25),Pham(22), Ozuna(24),Wong(10).S„Kuhl. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Pittsburgh 2(Meadows,Diaz)St.Louis3(Ozuna2, Kelly).RISP„Pittsburgh0for4St.Louis1 f or3. Runnersmovedup„Harrison.GIDP„Bell. DP„St.Louis1(Garcia,Wong,Carpenter). PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Kuhl64 222592 3.86 Glasnow10 001118 4.35 Crick10 001015 1.83 Rodriguez,L,1-201 11003 2.61 S T.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Weaver54110490 4.41 Gomber,H,130 001232 0.00 Nrrs,W,2-1,BS,1211 110321 3.08 HBP„Kuhl(Wong).WP„Weaver,Kuhl. Umpires„Home,JeffKelloggFirst,Marvin HudsonSecond,JamesHoyeThird,Quinn Wolcott. T „2:48.A„44,492(45,538).BREWERS5,WHITESOX0MILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG Caincf411102.277 Y elichrf311011.304 A guilar1b313210.310 S haw3b400000.252 Braunlf400002.232 Choidh400002.211 Villar2b413100.285 Kratzc412100.500 Arciass400000.197 TOTALS34510527 CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Moncada2b401000.242 Sanchez3b401000.278 Abreu1b401002.300 Skoledh200002.273 a-Rondonph-dh201001.265 Andersonss400000.244 Narvaezc301010.179 Engelcf300002.215 b-Palkaph100001.279 Tilsonlf300001.294 Thompsonrf200011.138 TOTALS32050210 MILWAUKEE001000130„5100 CHICAGO000000000„050 a-struckoutforSkoleinthe6th.b-struck outforEngelinthe9th. LOB„Milwaukee4,Chicago7.2B„Aguilar (8),Rondon(3).HR„Kratz(2),offShields Villar(4),offShieldsCain(7),offShields Aguilar(10),offFry.RBIs„Cain(17),Aguilar 2(32),Villar(18),Kratz(2).SB„Yelich(7), Moncada(6). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Milwaukee 1(Yelich)Chicago4(Abreu,Rondon,Palka 2).RISP„Milwaukee0for6Chicago0for6. Runnersmovedup„Abreu.LIDP„Braun. GIDP„Shaw,Kratz. DP„Chicago3(Shields,Anderson,Abreu), (Anderson,Sanchez),(Anderson,Moncada, Abreu). MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Chacin,W,4-15.23 001579 3.39 Hader,H,101.10 001321 1.05 Williams22 000233 2.45 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Shields,L,1-67833161034.48 Fry112211172.08 Bummer110000183.26 Shieldspitchedto1batterinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Hader1-0. WP„Shields. Umpires„Home,GregGibsonFirst,Nick MahrleySecond,DougEddingsThird,Mark Ripperger. T„2:52.A„29,281(40,615).TIGERS7,BLUEJAYS4TORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandezlf200000.254 Grandersonlf200002.227 Solarte3b422200.256 Smoak1b301110.249 Moralesdh400002.202 Pillarcf400000.260 Travis2b401000.196 Diazss400000.211 Grichukrf300000.099 Mailec222110.272 TOTALS3246424 DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Candelario3b411102.274 Castellanosrf402201.342 Cabrera1b301012.323 1-Reyespr-lf010000.200 Martinezdh401000.251 2-Rodriguezpr-dh010000.286 Goodrumlf-1b310011.246 Hicksc401203.276 Jonescf300101.231 Iglesiasss311010.255 Machado2b422100.216 TOTALS32797310 TORONTO002020000„460 DETROIT10102003X„790 1-ranforCabrerainthe8th.2-ranfor Martinezinthe8th. LOB„Toronto3,Detroit5.2B„Solarte(12), Maile(6),Castellanos(19),Martinez(8), Machado2(13).HR„Maile(3),offBoyd Solarte(12),offBoydCandelario(9),off Happ.RBIs„Solarte2(35),Smoak(30), Maile(15),Candelario(24),Castellanos2 (32),Hicks2(20),Jones(15),Machado(19). SB„Iglesias(9).SF„Jones. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Toronto 1(Grichuk)Detroit3(Cabrera,Martinez, Machado).RISP„Toronto2for4Detroit4 for9. Runnersmovedup„Diaz.GIDP„Morales. DP„Detroit1(Iglesias,Machado,Cabrera). TORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Happ55 4428106 4.08 Axford20 000230 3.33 Oh,L,1-1.24331027 3.12 Mayza.10000024.05 DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Boyd76442394 3.23 Coleman,W,3-010 000115 1.38 Jimenez,S,.110 000013 2.54 Inheritedrunners-scored„Mayza2-0. Umpires„Home,AndyFletcherFirst,Jeff NelsonSecond,LazDiazThird,Manny Gonzalez. T„2:37.A„34,674(41,297).TWINS7,INDIANS1CLEVELANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Lindorss502001.309 Brantleylf400010.325 Ramirez3b301020.301 Encarnaciondh301010.241 Alonso1b300002.243 Allenrf310011.274 Kipnis2b401000.196 R.Perezc300002.139 a-Cabreraph100000.182 Zimmercf402002.235 TOTALS3317058 MINNESOTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Dozier2b412202.241 Rosariolf211220.310 Escobar3b400003.266 Morrison1b412001.201 Grossmandh401001.234 Keplerrf411102.244 Garverc410001.219 Adrianzass310012.227 LaMarrecf411103.278 TOTALS33786315 CLEVELAND010000000„172 MINNESOTA00300400X„780 a-groundedoutforR.Perezinthe9th. E„Alonso(4),Kipnis(4).LOB„Cleveland11, Minnesota5.2B„Lindor(20),Dozier(12), Grossman(9).3B„Dozier(2).HR„Rosario (10),offBauer.RBIs„Dozier2(23),Rosario 2(36),Kepler(24),LaMarre(6).SB„Allen (2),Kipnis(1). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Cleveland 6(Ramirez2,Allen2,Kipnis,Zimmer) Minnesota3(Rosario,Morrison,Kepler). RISP„Cleveland0for9Minnesota5for13. Runnersmovedup„Kepler. GIDP„Encarnacion. DP„Minnesota1(Escobar,Dozier, Morrison). CLEVELANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Bauer,L,4-45.26733111042.77 Otero01000036.97 O.Perez1.110003180.00 Marshall100001166.75 MINNESOTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Lynn,W,4-4621155113 5.46 Hildenberger110001182.79 Pressly120002262.15 Duffey120000178.64 Oteropitchedto1batterinthe6th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Otero2-1, O.Perez2-1.HBP„Lynn(Alonso).WP„ Bauer,O.Perez.PB„R.Perez(2). Umpires„Home,VicCarapazzaFirst,Jerry LayneSecond,JansenViscontiThird,Jordan Baker. T„3:12.A„23,476(38,649).NATIONALS5,BRAVES3,14INN.WASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Turnerss700005.260 Harperrf601004.233 Rendon3b500012.257 Adams1b200000.254 Reynolds1b300011.319 Sotolf523101.349 Millerp000000--e-Scherzerph111000.310 Severinoc000000.218 Taylorcf611200.202 Difo2b611101.250 Kieboomc602101.167 Doolittlep000000--Gonzalezp200002.043 a-Sanchezph100000.158 Madsonp000000--Solisp000000--Kelleyp000000--Kintzlerp000000--c-Goodwinph-lf100011.214 TOTALS51595318 ATLANTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Inciartecf600000.251 Albies2b600000.267 F.Freeman1b501002.335 Markakisrf511001.329 Flowersc511002.270 Camargo3b-ss511302.221 Culbersonlf501001.229 Swansonss400003.256 Biddlep0000001.000 d-Suzukiph100001.268 Socolovichp000000--McCarthyp200002.083 S.Freemanp000000.000 Carlep000000.000 b-Tuckerph100001.262 Minterp000000--Moylanp000000--Flaherty3b100001.272 f-Bourjosph100000.111 TOTALS47353016 WASH.02000010000002„590 ATLANTA00003000000000„350 a-groundedoutforGonzalezinthe8th.bstruckoutforCarleinthe8th.c-hitbypitch forKintzlerinthe11th.d-struckoutfor Biddleinthe13th.e-singledforMillerinthe 14th.f-”iedoutforFlahertyinthe14th. LOB„Washington8,Atlanta2.2B„F. Freeman(15).3B„Difo(2).HR„Taylor (5),offMcCarthySoto(2),offS.Freeman Camargo(5),offGonzalez.RBIs„Soto(5), Taylor2(16),Difo(16),Kieboom(1), Camargo3(19).SB„Goodwin(3). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Washington 3(Turner,Soto2)Atlanta1(Markakis). RISP„Washington1for3Atlanta1for2. WASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Gonzalez75 3309102 2.27 Madson10 00017 3.92 Solis.20 00006 3.86 Kelley.10 00016 4.35 Kintzler10000083.71 Miller,W,2-0300005400.00 Doolitle,S,14-1510 00008 1.71 ATLANTAIPHRERBBSONPERA McCarthy64 220784 4.83 Freeman,BS,2-211 110013 3.47 Carle10 000214 2.03 Minter10 00009 3.57 Moylan10 000116 2.79 Biddle31 002850 2.70 Socolovich,L,0-113 2210 2010.80 HBP„Biddle(Goodwin). Umpires„Home,AdamHamariFirst,Brian KnightSecond,DanBellinoThird,Tom Hallion.T„4:00.A„39,578(41,149).YANKEES8,ORIOLES5NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gardnerlf512000.263 Judgerf501003.288 Bird1b501003.231 Stantondh412211.248 Sanchezc510001.205 Gregoriusss522101.245 Hickscf423201.253 Andujar3b412301.294 Torres2b300001.317 TOTALS408138112 BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Rickardrf511101.250 Jonescf513200.284 Machadoss411112.327 Trumbodh400003.292 Schoop2b412000.238 Mancinilf300012.229 Davis1b401002.154 Valencia3b412101.287 Siscoc401001.210 TOTALS375115212 NEWYORK022002020„8130 BALTIMORE101002001„5113 E„Jones2(3),Schoop(5).LOB„New York7,Baltimore7.2B„Gardner2(10), Judge(13),Bird(2),Andujar(18),Schoop (9),Valencia2(5).HR„Andujar(6),off GausmanStanton(12),offGausmanJones (10),offTanakaRickard(3),offTanaka Machado(18),offTanaka.RBIs„Stanton2 (31),Gregorius(36),Hicks2(23),Andujar 3(21),Rickard(6),Jones2(28),Machado (47),Valencia(13).SB„Gregorius(6),Hicks (6),Torres(2). Runnersleftinscoringposition„NewYork6 (Gardner2,Judge,Bird,Stanton,Gregorius) Baltimore3(Valencia,Sisco2).RISP„New York4for18Baltimore2for9. Runnersmovedup„Bird,Gardner,Davis. GIDP„Jones. DP„NewYork1(Andujar,Torres,Bird). NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Tanaka,W,7-25.184417974.79 Holder,H,2.210001162.84 Green,H,8100010182.25 Betances100002143.96 Robertson121102174.39 BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Gausman,L,3-55.19 650997 4.63 Castro1.20 001137 2.86 Givens13220231 4.08 Araujo11 000013 6.67 Inheritedrunners-scored„Holder2-1, Castro1-0.HBP„Castro(Torres). Umpires„Home,MikeWintersFirst,Mike MuchlinskiSecond,TimTimmonsThird,Rob Drake. T„3:31.A„32,823(45,971).STATISTICAL LEADERSAMERICANLEAGUE RBI: Martinez,Boston,48; Machado,Baltimore,46; Haniger,Seattle,42;Judge, NewYork,41;Lowrie, Oakland,41;Ramirez, Cleveland,41;Davis,Oakland,40;Correa,Houston, 39;Moustakas,KansasCity, 39;Benintendi,Boston,38. HOMERUNS: Martinez, Boston,19;Ramirez,Cleveland,18;Trout,LosAngeles, 18;Betts,Boston,17;Machado,Baltimore,17;Judge, NewYork,16;Gallo,Texas, 15;Encarnacion,Cleveland, 14;Lindor,Cleveland,14;2 tiedat13. PITCHING: Kluber,Cleveland,8-2;Severino,New York,8-1;Happ,Toronto, 7-3;McCullers,Houston, 7-3;Morton,Houston,7-0; Porcello,Boston,7-2;Snell, TampaBay,7-3;Verlander, Houston,7-2;6tiedat6. ERA: Verlander,Houston, 1.11;Kluber,Cleveland, 2.02;Cole,Houston,2.20; Morton,Houston,2.26; Severino,NewYork,2.31; Snell,TampaBay,2.56; Bauer,Cleveland,2.61; Mengden,Oakland,2.91; Boyd,Detroit,3.00;Sale, Boston,3.00. NATIONALLEAGUE RBI: Baez,Chicago,43; Suarez,Cincinnati,43;Freeman,Atlanta,40;Harper, Washington,40;Gennett, Cincinnati,39;Story, Colorado,39;Markakis, Atlanta,38;Rizzo,Chicago, 37;Shaw,Milwaukee,36;3 tiedat35. HOMERUNS: Harper,Washington,18;Villanueva,San Diego,15;Albies,Atlanta, 14;Baez,Chicago,13;Shaw, Milwaukee,13;Adams, Washington,12;Arenado, Colorado,12;Blackmon, Colorado,12;5tiedat11. STOLENBASES: Inciarte, Atlanta,18;Turner, Washington,16;MTaylor, Washington,13;Cain, Milwaukee,11;Hamilton, Cincinnati,10;Hernandez, Philadelphia,10;SMarte, Pittsburgh,10;Dyson,Arizona,9;Peraza,Cincinnati, 9;Pollock,Arizona,9. PITCHING: Scherzer, Washington,9-1;Nola, Philadelphia,7-2;Stratton,SanFrancisco,7-3; Gonzalez,Washington, 6-2;Mikolas,St.Louis,6-1; Newcomb,Atlanta,6-1; Quintana,Chicago,6-4; Strasburg,Washington,6-5; Wacha,St.Louis,6-1. ERA: deGrom,NewYork, 1.52;Scherzer,Washington, 1.92;Gonzalez,Washington, 2.10;Arrieta,Philadelphia, 2.16;Nola,Philadelphia, 2.18;Foltynewicz,Atlanta, 2.22;Mikolas,St.Louis, 2.49;Lester,Chicago,2.71.BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSCardinals3,Pirates2: KoltenWong ledoffthebottomoftheninthinning withahomerunoffRichardRodriguez,givingtheCardinalsawinover thePittsburghPirates. Tigers7,BlueJays4: JohnHickstworunsingleintheeighthinningbroke openatiegameandtheDetroit TigerswentontobeatToronto. Royals5,Athletics4: JorgeSoler hitatiebreakinghomeruninthe eighthinning,andtheKansasCity Royalsbouncedbackafterwastinga four-runleadtoearntheirthirdwin infourgames. Brewers5,WhiteSox0: Jhoulys Chacincombinedwithtworelievers ona“ve-hitter,andtheBrewers backedhimwithfourhomeruns. Twins7,Indians1: EddieRosariohit atwo-runhomerunandBrianDozier droveintworunstosupportLance Lynnsthirdstraightvictoryfor Minnesota. Nationals5,Braves3,14innings: NationalsaceMaxScherzersingled asapinchhitterinthe14thinning andscoredthetiebreakingrunon WilmerDifostriple. Yankees8,Orioles5: Giancarlo StantonandMiguelAndujarhomered tohelpMasahiroTanakawinhis“fth straightdecision. Dodgers12,Rockies4: JocPederson hitapairofsolohomersandMatt Kempwentdeepduringaneight-run seventhinning. LATE BostonatHouston TexasatL.A.Angels TampaBayatSeattle ChicagoCubsatN.Y.Mets CincinnatiatSanDiego PhiladelphiaatSanFrancisco MiamiatArizonaTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ChicagoLester(L)5-22.718-30-00.00.00 NewYorkMatz(L)1:10p2-33.556-40-00.00.00 WashingtonHellickson(R)2-02.306-20-00.00.00 AtlantaSanchez(R)1:35p1-03.002-10-03.00.00 PittsburghKingham(R)2-13.752-21-07.00.00 St.LouisWacha(R)2:15p6-12.718-30-00.00.00 LosAngelesWood(L)1-43.755-60-00.00.00 ColoradoBettis(R)3:10p4-13.687-40-05.03.60 PhiladelphiaArrieta(R)5-22.165-50-00.00.00 SanFranciscoRodriguez(R)4:05p0-02.700-00-00.00.00 MiamiStraily(R)2-13.695-10-00.00.00 ArizonaKoch(R)4:10p3-34.314-40-00.00.00 CincinnatiCastillo(R)4-55.496-60-00.00.00 SanDiegoRoss(R)6:10p4-33.298-30-00.00.00AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA NewYorkGerman(R)0-35.452-20-02.210.13 BaltimoreCobb(R)1:05p1-76.801-80-00.00.00 TorontoSanchez(R)2-54.773-80-00.00.00 DetroitFulmer(R)1:10p2-44.604-70-00.00.00 ClevelandClevinger(R)4-23.145-60-00.00.00 MinnesotaGibson(R)2:10p1-33.575-60-00.00.00 OaklandGossett(R)0-36.050-40-00.00.00 KansasCityJunis(R)2:15p5-43.617-40-00.00.00 TexasFister(R)1-54.094-60-15.05.40 LosAngelesSkaggs(L)4:07p3-43.605-61-05.01.80 TampaBaySnell(L)7-32.567-50-00.00.00 SeattleHernandez(R)4:10p5-45.837-50-00.00.00 BostonPorcello(R)7-23.658-40-00.00.00 HoustonMorton(R)7:35p7-02.267-40-00.00.00INTERLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA MilwaukeeSuter(L)5-34.635-50-00.00.00 Chicago(AL)Covey(R)2:10p1-13.631-20-00.00.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. VSOPP-Pitchersrecordversusthisopponent. THISDATEINBASEBALLJune3 1918: DutchLeonardoftheBostonRedSoxpitchedhis secondno-hitter,blankingtheDetroitTigers5-0. 1932: LouGehrigbecamethe“rstAmericanLeague playertohitfourhomerunsinagame,helpingtheNew YorkYankeesbeatthePhiladelphiaAs20-13.Thefeat wasovershadowedbytheresignationofJohnMcGraw asmanageroftheNewYorkGiants. 1954: HenryThompsonoftheNewYorkGiantshitthree homerunsanddroveineightrunsina13-8winagainst theSt.LouisCardinals.WillieMaysdroveintheother “verunswithtwohomers.FRIDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague N.Y.Yankees4,Baltimore1 Detroit5,Toronto2 Houston7,Boston3 Minnesota7,Cleveland4 Oakland16,KansasCity0 L.A.Angels6,Texas0 Seattle4,TampaBay3,13innings NationalLeague ChicagoCubs7,N.Y.Mets4 Atlanta4,Washington0 Pittsburgh4,St.Louis0 L.A.Dodgers11,Colorado8 Arizona9,Miami1 Cincinnati7,SanDiego2 SanFrancisco4,Philadelphia0 Interleague ChicagoWhiteSox8,Milwaukee3 MONDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague N.Y.YankeesatDetroit,1:10p.m., 1stgame N.Y.YankeesatDetroit,7:10p.m., 2ndgame KansasCityatL.A.Angels,10:07p.m. NationalLeague ArizonaatSanFrancisco,10:10p.m. AtlantaatSanDiego,10:10p.m.BASEBALLCALENDARJUNE4: Amateurdraftstarts. JUNE15: Internationalamateursigning periodcloses. JULY2: Internationalamateursigning periodopens. JULY6: Lastdaytosignforamateur draftpickssubjecttodeadline. JULY17: All-StarGame,Washington. JULY29: HallofFameinductions, Cooperstown,N.Y. JULY31: Lastdaytotradeaplayer withoutsecuringwaivers. OCT.2-3: Wild-cardgames. DEC.10-13: Winter meetings,Las Vegas. TOPTEN A MERICANLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. BettsBos481845266.359 CastellanosDet552223076.342 SimmonsLAA562093270.335 SeguraSea542304277.335 AltuveHou592413380.332 MMachadoBal582263274.327 BrantleyCle471913162.325 MDuffyTB411661053.319 JMartinezBos552113767.318 RosarioMin542133366.310 NATIONALLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. GennettCin562113072.341 KempLAD551732059.341 FFreemanAtl582213574.335 MarkakisAtl582313676.329 AlmoraChC491543250.325 ArenadoCol521933562.321 DickersonPit542082665.312 OHerreraPhi542022563.312 BCrawfordSF551962461.311 BeltSF531923259.307 ThroughgamesonJune2


The Sun / Sunday, June 3, 2018 SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD BASEBALLFLORIDA STATE LEAGUEAll Times EDTNorth Division W L Pct. GB Daytona (Reds) 30 20 .600 „ Lakeland (Tigers) 28 26 .519 4 Tampa (Yankees) 28 27 .509 4 Florida (Braves) 22 28 .440 8 Clearwater (Phillies) 22 30 .423 9 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 21 31 .404 10 South Division W L Pct. GB Jupiter (Marlins) 34 20 .630 „ Palm Beach (Cardinals) 29 21 .580 3 Bradenton (Pirates) 28 22 .560 4 Charlotte (Rays) 24 27 .471 8 St. Lucie (Mets) 22 27 .449 9 Fort Myers (Twins) 22 31 .415 11 Saturdays GamesFort Myers 5, St. Lucie 1 Fort Myers 3, St. Lucie 1 Jupiter 9, Palm Beach 1 Daytona 9, Lakeland 6 Clearwater 10, Florida 6 Dunedin 4, Tampa 0 Bradenton 7, Charlotte 6Sundays GamesFort Myers at St. Lucie, 12 p.m. Palm Beach at Jupiter, 1 p.m. Tampa at Dunedin, 1 p.m. Charlotte at Bradenton, 1 p.m. Daytona at Lakeland, 1 p.m. Florida at Clearwater, Game 1, 1 p.m. Florida at Clearwater, Game 2, TBDMondays GamesLakeland at Jupiter, 6:30 p.m. St. Lucie at Tampa, 6:30 p.m. Florida at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Dunedin at Charlotte, 6:35 p.m. Palm Beach at Fort Myers, 7 p.m. Clearwater at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.PRO BASKETBALLNBAPLAYOFFSAll times EasternNBA FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) GOLDEN STATE 1, CLEVELAND 0May 31: Golden State 124, Cleveland 114, OT Today: Cleveland at Golden State, 8 p.m. Wednesday: Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. Friday, June 8: Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. x-Monday, June 11: Cleveland at Golden State, 9 p.m. x-Thursday, June 14: Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. x-Sunday, June 17: Cleveland at Golden State, 8 p.m.WNBAEASTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Connecticut 4 0 1.000 „ Washington 5 2 .714 Atlanta 2 2 .500 2 New York 2 2 .500 2 Chicago 2 3 .400 2 Indiana 0 6 .000 5WESTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Seattle 5 1 .833 „ Los Angeles 3 1 .750 1 Phoenix 3 3 .500 2 Dallas 2 3 .400 2 Minnesota 2 4 .333 3 Las Vegas 1 4 .200 3Fridays GamesPhoenix 95, Minnesota 85 Connecticut 110, Chicago 72 Las Vegas 85, Washington 73Saturdays GamesNew York 87, Indiana 81, OT Seattle at Dallas, lateTodays GamesConnecticut at Washington, 3 p.m. Phoenix at Atlanta, 3 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 5 p.m. Las Vegas at Chicago, 6 p.m.Mondays GamesNone scheduledODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Chicago -150 at New York +140 Washington -120 at Atlanta +110 at St. Louis -140 Pittsburgh +130 Los Angeles -130 at Colorado +120 Philadelphia -130 at San Fran. +120 at Arizona -130 Miami +120 Cincinnati -118 at San Diego +108American LeagueNew York -170 at Baltimore +158 at Detroit -120 Toronto +110 Cleveland -125 at Minnesota +115 at Kansas City -105 Oakland -105 at Los Angeles -163 Texas +153 Tampa Bay -107 at Seattle -103 at Houston -157 Boston +147InterleagueMilwaukee -140 at Chicago +130NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NBA Finals TodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOGat Golden State 11 215 Cleveland Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBOSTON RED SOX „ Placed 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 30. Recalled 1B Sam Travis and LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS „ Signed LHP Oliver Perez to a one-year contract. Designated LHP Jeff Beliveau for assignment. KANSAS CITY ROYALS „ Claimed OF Rosell Herrera off outright waivers from Cincinnati and optioned him to Omaha (PCL). Transferred RHP Nate Karns to the 60-day DL. LOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Optioned RHP Jaime Barria to Salt Lake (PCL). Placed OF Kole Calhoun on 10-day DL, retroactive to June 1. Recalled UTL Kaleb Cowart and OF Michael Hermosillo from Salt Lake. TEXAS RANGERS „ Activated OF Carlos Tocci from the 10-day DSL. Optioned INF Hanser Alberto to Round Rock (PCL).National LeagueCINCINNATI REDS „ Reinstated RHP Austin Brice from the 10-day DL. Placed RHP Homer Bailey on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 29. LOS ANGELES DODGERS „ Claimed LHP P.J. Conlon from the New York Mets and assigned him to Oklahoma City (PCL). Transferred LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu to the 60-day DL. SAN DIEGO PADRES „ Optioned RHP Walker Lockett to El Paso (PCL). Recalled LHP Jos Castillo from El Paso. Announced LHP Kyle McGrath cleared waivers and was sent outright to El Paso.American AssociationCHICAGO DOGS „ Released LHP Miles Moeller and OF Kyle Gaedele. Signed INF Dalton Blaser and OF Zach Racusin. FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS „ Signed LHP Michael ONeal. GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS „ Signed OF John Price, Jr. KANSAS CITY T-BONES „ Released INF Jordan Edgerton and RHP Julio Eusebio. Signed RHP Scott Carroll. LINCOLN SALTDOGS „ Signed RHP Mikey OBrien. TEXAS AIRHOGS „ Signed RHP Mario Mendoza. WICHITA WINGNUTS „ Signed INF Fernando Perez.Atlantic LeagueLONG ISLAND DUCKS „ Announced the contract of LHP Daniel Schlereth was purchased by Seattle (AL). Activated INF David Washington and LHP Jake Fisher. Signed RHP Lee Sosa and LHP Tyler Honahan. Placed RHPs Jair Jurrjens and Matt Larkins on the inactive list.Can-Am LeagueNEW JERSEY JACKALS „ Released RHP Chad Gendren.Frontier LeagueFLORENCE FREEDOM „ Signed 1B Jacob Wark. GATEWAY GRIZZLIES „ Signed C/1B Kevin Martir. WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS „ Released RHP Andrew Cohen. FOOTBALLCanadian Football LeagueWINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS „ Transferred WR Charles Nelson to the retired list.HOCKEYECHLECHL „ Suspended Floridas Mitchell Heard one game and “ ned him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a June game against Colorado.PRO HOCKEYNHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternSTANLEY CUP FINAL (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) VEGAS 1, WASHINGTON 1May 28: Vegas 6, Washington 4 May 30: Washington 3, Vegas 2 Saturday: Vegas at Washington, late Monday: Vegas at Washington, 8 p.m. Thursday: Washington at Vegas, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, June 10: Vegas at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 13: Washington at Vegas, 8 p.m.AHL CALDER CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternCALDER CUP FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) TORONTO 1, TEXAS 0Saturday: Toronto 6, Texas 5 Today: Texas at Toronto, 4 p.m. Tuesday: Toronto at Texas, 8 p.m. Thursday: Toronto at Texas, 8 p.m. x-Saturday, June 9: Toronto at Texas, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 12: Texas at Toronto, 7 p.m. x-Thursday, June 14: Texas at Toronto, 7 p.m. ECHLAll Times EasternDivision Semi“ nals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern Conference North DivisionAdirondack 4, Worcester 2 Friday, April 13: Adirondack 3, Worcester 0 Saturday, April 14: Worcester 2, Adirondack 0 Sunday, April 15: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Wednesday, April 18: Adirondack 2, Worcester 1 Saturday, April 21: Worcester 6, Adirondack 5 Monday, April 23: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Manchester 4, Reading 0 Friday, April 13: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Saturday, April 14: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Monday, April 16: Manchester 4, Reading 3, OT Wednesday, April 18: Manchester 3, Reading 0South DivisionFlorida 4, Atlanta 0 Monday, April 16: Florida 4, Atlanta 1 Tuesday, April 17: Florida 3, Atlanta 2 Thursday, April 19: Florida 4, Atlanta 2 Friday, April 20: Florida 3, Atlanta 2, OT Orlando 4, South Carolina 0 Thursday, April 12: Orlando 2, South Carolina 0 Saturday, April 14: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1 Thursday, April 19: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OT Saturday, April 21: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OTWestern Conference Central DivisionToledo 4, Indy 0 Friday, April 13: Toledo 4, Indy 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Toledo 4, Indy 3 Wednesday, April 18: Toledo 3, Indy 1 Thursday, April 19: Toledo 3, Indy 2, OT Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 1 Saturday, April 14: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Thursday, April 19: Cincinnati 7, Fort Wayne 6, OT Saturday, April 21: Fort Wayne 2, Cincinnati 1 Sunday, April 22: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 2Mountain DivisionColorado 4, Wichita 2 Sunday, April 15: Colorado 2, Wichita 1, OT Monday, April 16: Colorado 5, Wichita 2 Wednesday, April 18: Colorado 4, Wichita 2 Friday, April 20: Wichita 6, Colorado 0 Saturday, April 21: Wichita 5, Colorado 4, OT Monday, April 23: Colorado 5, Wichita 3 Idaho 4, Allen 3 Friday, April 13: Allen 3, Idaho 2 Saturday, April 14: Allen 5, Idaho 4 Wednesday, April 18: Allen 5, Idaho 3 Friday, April 20: Idaho 2, Allen 1 Sunday, April 22: Idaho 2, Allen 1 Tuesday, April 24: Idaho 6, Allen 3 Wednesday, April 25: Idaho 4, Allen 1Division Finals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern Conference North DivisionAdirondack 4, Manchester 2 Friday, April 27: Manchester 5, Adirondack 3 Saturday, April 28: Adirondack 5, Manchester 1 Tuesday, May 1: Adirondack 5, Manchester 3 Thursday, May 3: Manchester 3, Adirondack 0 Sunday, May 6: Adirondack 6, Manchester 0 Monday, May 7: Adirondack 3, Manchester 2, OTSouth DivisionFlorida 4, Orlando 1 Friday, April 27: Florida 4, Orlando 1 Saturday, April 28: Florida 5, Orlando 1 Thursday, May 3: Florida 5, Orlando 1 Friday, May 4: Orlando 5, Florida 3 Sunday, May 6: Florida 5, Orlando 2Western Conference Central DivisionFort Wayne 4, Toledo 2 Saturday, April 28: Fort Wayne 5, Toledo 3 Sunday, April 29: Toledo 2, Fort Wayne 1 Wednesday, May 2: Toledo 4, Fort Wayne 3 Friday, May 4: Fort Wayne 3, Toledo 1 Saturday, May 5: Fort Wayne 4, Toledo 1 Tuesday, May 8: Fort Wayne 4, Toledo 2Mountain DivisionColorado 4, Idaho 0 Saturday, April 28: Colorado 1, Idaho 0, OT Sunday, April 29: Colorado 6, Idaho 2 Wednesday, May 2: Colorado 3, Idaho 2 Thursday, May 3: Colorado 1, Idaho 0, OTConference Finals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern ConferenceFlorida 4, Adirondack 1 Friday, May 11: Florida 4, Adirondack 3 Saturday, May 12: Adirondack 3, Florida 2, OT Wednesday, May 16: Florida 3, Adirondack 2 Friday, May 18: Florida 7, Adirondack 3 Saturday, May 19: Florida 3, Adirondack 2Western ConferenceColorado 4, Fort Wayne 3 Saturday, May 12: Colorado 3, Fort Wayne 2, OT Sunday, May 13: Fort Wayne 3, Colorado 2 Wednesday, May 16: Fort Wayne 4, Colorado 2 Friday, May 18: Colorado 2, Fort Wayne 1 Saturday, May 19: Colorado 4, Fort Wayne 3, OT Tuesday, May 22: Fort Wayne 3, Colorado 2 Wednesday, May 23: Colorado 4, Fort Wayne 3, OTKelly Cup Finals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Florida 3, Colorado 2 Friday, May 25: Colorado 3, Florida 1 Sunday, May 27: Florida 4, Colorado 3 Wednesday, May 30: Colorado 5, Florida 4, OT Friday, June 1: Florida 7, Colorado 6, OT Saturday, June 2: Florida 5, Colorado 0 Wednesday, June 6: Florida at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. x-Saturday, June 9: Colorado at Florida, 7:00 p.m.TENNISATP WORLD TOUR/WTA TOURFRENCH OPENSaturday at Stade Roland Garros, Paris (seedings in parentheses): Mens Singles Third Round Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Richard Gasquet (29), France, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Maximilian Marterer, Germany, def. Jurgen Zopp, Estonia, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4. Diego Schwartzman (11), Argentina, def. Borna Coric, Croatia, 7-5, 6-3, 6-3. Kevin Anderson (6), South Africa, def. Mischa Zverev, Germany, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-6 (4). Marin Cilic (3), Croatia, def. Steve Johnson, United States, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Fabio Fognini (18), Italy, def. Kyle Edmund (16), Britain, 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. John Isner (9), United States, def. Pierre Hughes Herbert, France, 7-6 (1), 6-4, 7-6 (4). Juan Martin Del Potro (5), Argentina, def. Albert Ramos-Vinolas (31), Spain, 7-5, 6-4, 6-1.Womens Singles Third Round Simona Halep (1), Romania, def. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, 7-5, 6-0. Elise Mertens (16), Belgium, def. Daria Gavrilova (24), Australia, 6-3, 6-1. Angelique Kerber (12), Germany, def. Kiki Bertens (18), Netherlands, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4). Caroline Garcia (7), France, def. Irina Begu, Romania, 6-1, 6-3. Garbine Muguruza (3), Spain, def. Samantha Stosur, Australia, 6-0, 6-2. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, def. Magdalena Rybarikova (19), Slovakia, 6-2, 6-4. Serena Williams, United States, def. Julia Goerges (11), Germany, 6-3, 6-4. Maria Sharapova (28), Russia, def. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-1. Anett Kontaveit (25), Estonia, def. Petra Kvitova (8), Czech Republic, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4). Sloane Stephens (10), United States, def. Camila Giorgi, Italy, 4-6, 6-1, 8-6.Mens Doubles Third Round Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France and Rohan Bopanna (13), India, def. Lukasz Kubot, Poland and Marcelo Melo (1), Brazil, 6-4, 7-6 (1). Alexander Peya, Austria and Nikola Mektic (8), Croatia, def. Michael Venus, New Zealand and Raven Klaasen (10), South Africa, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4). Feliciano Lopez, Spain and Marc Lopez (12), Spain, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina and Joao Sousa, Portugal, 6-3, 6-3. Henri Kontinen, Finland and John Peers (3), Australia, def. Daniele Bracciali, Italy and Andreas Seppi, Italy, 7-6 (2), 6-4.Womens Doubles Second Round Kristina Mladenovic, France and Timea Babos (1), Hungary, def. Oksana Kalashnikova, Georgia and Nao Hibino, Japan, 6-1, 6-3. Makoto Ninomiya, Japan and Eri Hozumi, Japan, def. Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany and Raquel Atawo, United States, 2-6, 6-2, 6-0. Yi-Fan Xu, China and Gabriela Dabrowski (5), Canada, def. Carina Witthoeft, Germany and Kaitlyn Christian, United States, 6-2, 6-2. Mihaela Buzarnescu, Romania and Irina Maria Bara, Romania, def. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States and Latisha Chan (4), Taiwan, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Vania King, United States and Jennifer Brady, United States, def. Katerina Bondarenko, Ukraine and Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3. Barbora Krejcikova, Czech Republic and Katerina Siniakova (6), Czech Republic, def. Tatjana Maria, Germany and Heather Watson, Britain, 6-1, 2-6, 7-5. Andreja Klepac, Slovenia and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (3), Spain, def. Irina Begu, Romania and Qiang Wang, China, 6-3, 7-5. Barbora Strycova, Czech Republic and Andrea Sestini Hlavackova (2), Czech Republic, def. Samantha Stosur, Australia and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.Mixed Doubles Second Round Robert Farah, Colombia and Anna-Lena Groenefeld (8), Germany, def. Nikola Mektic, Croatia and Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-0, 6-1. Juan Sebastian Cabal, Colombia and Abigail Spears, United States, def. Oliver Marach, Austria and Yi-Fan Xu (3), China, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 10-6.SHOW COURT MATCHUPSToday at ParisCourt Philippe ChatrierMadison Keys (13), United States, vs. Mihaela Buzarnescu (31), Romania Dominic Thiem (7), Austria, vs. Kei Nishikori (19), Japan Anett Kontaveit (25), Estonia, vs. Sloane Stephens (10), United States Novak Djokovic (20), Serbia, vs. Fernando Verdasco (30), SpainCourt Suzanne LenglenKaren Khachanov, Russia, vs. Alexander Zverev (2), Germany Barbora Strycova (26), Czech Republic, vs. Yulia Putintseva, Kazakhstan David Gof“ n (8), Belgium, vs. Marco Cecchinato, Italy Daria Kasatkina (14), Russia, vs. Caroline Wozniacki (2), DenmarkCourt 1Sorana Cirstea, Romania and Sara Sorribes Tormo, Spain, vs. Zhaoxuan Yang, China and Hao-Ching Chan (8), Taiwan Maximo Gonzalez, Argentina and Nicolas Jarry, Chile, vs. Stephane Robert, France and Calvin Hemery, France Venus Williams, United States and Serena Williams, United States, vs. Andreja Klepac, Slovenia and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (3), SpainAUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPPOCONO 400 LINEUPAftern Fridays qualifying for race today at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa.(Car number in parentheses)1. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 176.897 mph. 2. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 176.807. 3. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 176.626. 4. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 176.516. 5. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 176.478. 6. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 176.208. 7. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 176.184. 8. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 175.864. 9. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 175.798. 10. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 175.792. 11. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 175.230. 12. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 174.689. 13. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 174.676. 14. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 174.490. 15. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 174.365. 16. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 174.253. 17. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 174.213. 18. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 174.115. 19. (43) Darrell Wallace Jr. Chevrolet, 173.708. 20. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 173.635. 21. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 173.297. 22. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 172.997. 23. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 172.473. 24. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 173.054. 25. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 172.808. 26. (6) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 172.612. 27. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 172.457. 28. (51) Cole Custer, Ford, 172.424. 29. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 170.914. 30. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 170.768. 31. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 170.107. 32. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 168.685. 33. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 168.297. 34. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 167.115. 35. (72) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 167.032. 36. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 166.892. 37. (7) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 166.868. 38. (99) Derrike Cope, Chevrolet, 164.375.NASCAR XFINITYPOCONO GREEN 250Saturday at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa. Lap length: 2.5 miles(Post position in parentheses)1. (4) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 100. 2. (10) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 100. 3. (11) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 100. 4. (3) Austin Cindric, Ford, 100. 5. (1) Cole Custer, Ford, 100. 6. (7) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 100. 7. (8) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 100. 8. (13) Paul Menard, Ford, 100. 9. (9) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 100. 10. (2) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 100. 11. (12) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 100. 12. (18) Shane Lee, Chevrolet, 100. 13. (20) Ryan Reed, Ford, 100. 14. (21) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 100. 15. (14) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 100. 16. (15) Kaz Grala, Ford, 100. 17. (17) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 100. 18. (23) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 100. 19. (24) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 100. 20. (29) David Starr, Chevrolet, 99. 21. (32) Josh Williams, Chevrolet, 99. 22. (28) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 99. 23. (26) Dylan Lupton, Ford, 99. 24. (6) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 99. 25. (27) Tommy Joe Martins, Chevrolet, 99. 26. (37) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 98. 27. (31) Matt Mills, Chevrolet, 98. 28. (36) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 97. 29. (39) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, 96. 30. (35) Chad Finchum, Toyota, 96. 31. (30) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, 96. 32. (38) Brandon Hightower, Toyota, 95. 33. (40) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, 93. 34. (25) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, Brakes, 68. 35. (22) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, Suspension, 66. 36. (5) Christopher Bell, Toyota, Accident, 61. 37. (19) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, Accident, 60. 38. (16) Chase Briscoe, Ford, Accident, 57. 39. (34) Timmy Hill, Dodge, Overheating, 10. 40. (33) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, Brakes, 4.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 127.137 mph. Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 57 Mins, 59 Secs. Margin of Victory: 2.852 Seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 18 laps. Lead Changes: 7 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: C. Custer 1-2; K. Busch 3-26; A. Cindric 27; C. Custer 28-48; P. Menard 49-51; J. Nemechek 52-55; B. Jones 56-60; K. Busch 1-100. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): K. Busch 2 times for 64 laps; C. Custer 2 times for 23 laps; B. Jones 1 time for 5 laps; J. Nemechek 1 time for 4 laps; P. Menard 1 time for 3 laps; A. Cindric 1 time for 1 lap.VERIZON INDYCARCHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX 1Saturday at The Raceway at Belle Isle Park Detroit Lap length: 2.35 miles(Pole position in parentheses)1. (2) Scott Dixon, Honda, 70, Running. 2. (5) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Honda, 70, Running. 3. (4) Alexander Rossi, Honda, 70, Running. 4. (1) Marco Andretti, Honda, 70, Running. 5. (7) Takuma Sato, Honda, 70, Running. 6. (11) Ed Jones, Honda, 70, Running. 7. (6) Will Power, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 8. (3) Robert Wickens, Honda, 70, Running. 9. (14) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 10. (12) Spencer Pigot, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 11. (9) James Hinchcliffe, Honda, 70, Running. 12. (16) Zach Veach, Honda, 70, Running. 13. (17) Sebastien Bourdais, Honda, 70, Running. 14. (15) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 15. (21) Matheus Leist, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 16. (20) Jordan King, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 17. (13) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 18. (19) Gabby Chaves, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 19. (22) Charlie Kimball, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 20. (10) Max Chilton, Chevrolet, 70, Running. 21. (23) Rene Binder, Chevrolet, 67, Running. 22. (18) Santino Ferrucci, Honda, 55, Contact. 23. (8) Graham Rahal, Honda, 45, Contact.Race StatisticsWinners average speed: 99.285 mph. Time of Race: 1:39:24.6189. Margin of victory: 1.8249 seconds. Cautions: 2 for 10 laps. Lead changes: 6 among 4 drivers. Lap Leaders: Andretti 1-22; Dixon 23; Rahal 24-25; Hunter-Reay 26-31; Dixon32-44; Hunter-Reay 45; Dixon 46-70. Point standings: Rossi 276, Dixon 272, Power 269, Newgarden 255, Hunter-Reay 227, Wickens 202, Rahal 191, Bourdais 185, Andretti 175, Pagenaud 168.NHRAROUTE 66 NATIONALS Friday qualifying at Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, Ill. (Qualifying continues Saturday for todays “ nal eliminations)Top Fuel1. Steve Torrence, 3.677 seconds, 333.58 mph. 2. Brittany Force, 3.721, 329.34. 3. Tony Schumacher, 3.749, 329.99. 4. Clay Millican, 3.753, 326.48. 5. T.J. Zizzo, 3.771, 326.48. 6. Blake Alexander, 3.781, 328.06. 7. Doug Kalitta, 3.786, 321.96. 8. Leah Pritchett, 3.797, 328.30. 9. Antron Brown, 3.801, 325.14. 10. Richie Crampton, 3.826, 296.83. 11. Scott Palmer, 3.839, 326.24. 12. Pat Dakin, 3.841, 320.51. 13. Terry McMillen, 3.895, 312.13. 14. Chris Karamesines, 4.130, 231.56. 15. Billy Torrence, 4.231, 202.18. 16. Kyle Wurtzel, 5.361, 123.44. Not Quali“ ed: 17. Terry Haddock, 10.562, 55.97. 18. Luigi Novelli, 10.985, 48.33. 19. Bill Litton, 13.138, 68.76.Funny Car1. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 3.917, 326.79. 2. Ron Capps, Charger, 3.921, 325.92. 3. Jack Beckman, Charger, 3.944, 322.81. 4. Courtney Force, Chevy Camaro, 3.966, 327.66. 5. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Camry, 3.969, 320.05. 6. John Force, Camaro, 3.971, 324.59. 7. Shawn Langdon, Camry, 3.980, 326.08. 8. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, 3.988, 318.47. 9. J.R. Todd, Camry, 4.019, 310.20. 10. Robert Hight, Camaro, 4.073, 267.85. 11. Dale Creasy Jr., Dodge Stratus, 4.112, 314.46. 12. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 4.409, 201.73. 13. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.503, 185.36. 14. Bob Bode, Charger, 4.662, 187.99. 15. Jim Campbell, Charger, 4.942, 160.12. 16. Jonnie Lindberg, Mustang, 5.640, 122.76. Not Quali“ ed: 17. Justin Schriefer, 6.059, 88.64.Pro Stock1. Greg Anderson, Chevy Camaro, 6.546, 211.03. 2. Tanner Gray, Camaro, 6.556, 210.21. 3. Matt Hartford, Camaro, 6.559, 209.95. 4. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.560, 210.67. 5. Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.564, 210.87. 6. Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.579, 209.07. 7. Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.581, 210.18. 8. Deric Kramer, Camaro, 6.582, 209.75. 9. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.584, 210.14. 10. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.585, 209.49. 11. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.587, 209.72. 12. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.600, 209.14. 13. Wally Stroupe, Camaro, 6.813, 203.43. 14. Mark Hogan, Pontiac GXP, 6.847, 199.67. 15. Dave River, Chevy Cobalt, 6.950, 197.28. 16. Tim Freeman, Camaro, 7.087, 151.78.Pro Stock Motorcycle1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.862, 193.90. 2. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.862, 194.49. 3. Matt Smith, Victory, 6.871, 194.83. 4. Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.881, 193.90. 5. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.883, 195.05. 6. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.937, 192.96. 7. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.942, 190.59. 8. Ryan Oehler, Buell, 6.948, 191.46. 9. Joey Gladstone, Suzuki, 6.965, 191.65. 10. Scotty Pollacheck, Suzuki, 6.969, 191.76. 11. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.975, 191.97. 12. Kelly Clontz, Suzuki, 7.005, 191.27. 13. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.017, 190.46. 14. Marc Ingwersen, Buell, 7.026, 187.55. 15. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.063, 189.63. 16. Hector Arana, Buell, 7.134, 194.41. Not Quali“ ed: 17. Mark Paquette, 7.150, 157.17. 18. Cory Reed, 7.157, 188.41. 19. Angelle Sampey, 8.999, 97.81.GOLFPGA TOURMEMORIAL TOURNAMENTSaturdays leaders at Muir“ eld Village GC, Dublin, Ohio Purse: $8.9 million. Yardage: 7,392; Par: 72 (36-36) Third Round Bryson DeChambeau 69-67-66„202 Patrick Cantlay 68-69-66„203 Kyle Stanley 67-66-70„203 Joaquin Niemann 65-68-70„203 Byeong Hun An 68-67-69„204 Justin Rose 71-66-69„206 Whee Kim 73-67-67„207 Tiger Woods 72-67-68„207 J.B. Holmes 70-66-71„207 Hideki Matsuyama 65-71-71„207 Rory McIlroy 74-70-64„208 David Lingmerth 69-73-66„208 Ryan Moore 71-69-68„208 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 71-68-69„208 Adam Scott 72-66-70„208 Tom Hoge 71-67-70„208 Julian Suri 71-67-70„208 Keegan Bradley 68-70-70„208 Si Woo Kim 71-67-70„208 Wesley Bryan 68-68-72„208 Rickie Fowler 72-69-68„209 Justin Thomas 72-69-68„209 Emiliano Grillo 72-69-68„209 Patrick Rodgers 68-73-68„209 Anirban Lahiri 71-69-69„209 Peter Uihlein 69-70-70„209 Henrik Stenson 71-66-72„209 Chris Kirk 75-69-66„210 Jhonattan Vegas 75-67-68„210 Nick Watney 71-69-70„210 Branden Grace 69-71-70„210 Phil Mickelson 74-66-70„210 Martin Laird 72-66-72„210 Dustin Johnson 72-66-72„210 Ryan Armour 68-70-72„210 Jason Day 68-68-74„210 Marc Leishman 74-70-67„211 Kell y Kraft 73-68-70„211 Brian Gay 69-71-71„211 Matt Kuchar 71-68-72„211 Bill Haas 70-69-72„211 Alex Cejka 69-70-72„211 Tony Finau 71-68-72„211 Luke List 71-67-73„211 Beau Hossler 66-71-74„211 Andrew Landry 71-73-68„212 Russell Henley 71-73-68„212 Russell Knox 74-69-69„212 Patrick Reed 71-68-73„212 Rory Sabbatini 73-66-73„212 Gary Woodland 69-68-75„212 John Huh 75-69-69„213 Lucas Glover 67-74-72„213 Abraham Ancer 65-75-73„213 Jamie Lovemark 67-73-73„213 Louis Oosthuizen 70-69-74„213 Grayson Murray 67-72-74„213 Yusaku Miyazato 73-71-70„214 Chesson Hadley 73-70-71„214 Charles Howell III 73-70-71„214 Brian Stuard 72-70-72„214 Kevin Streelman 74-68-72„214 Vijay Singh 75-66-73„214 Brice Garnett 74-68-73„215 Ted Potter, Jr. 72-70-73„215 Shane Lowry 73-69-73„215 Ollie Schniederjans 73-69-73„215 Sung Kang 74-67-74„215 Bubba Watson 71-67-77„215 Zach Johnson 75-69-72„216 Andrew Dorn 69-74-73„216 Pat Perez 72-70-74„216 Kevin Tway 75-67-74„216Made Cut but Did Not FinishYuta Ikeda 76-68-73„217 Adam Hadwin 74-70-73„217 Kevin Kisner 70-74-73„217 Patton Kizzire 72-72-73„217 John Senden 73-69-75„217 Rod Pampling 73-70-75„218 Robert Streb 71-72-80„223 Sam Burns 73-71-81„225Failed to QualifyJames Hahn 78-67„145 Martin Piller 76-69„145 Mackenzie Hughes 72-73„145 Kenny Perry 73-72„145 Scott Brown 72-74„146 Xander Schauffele 75-71„146 Charl Schwartzel 77-69„146 Kevin Chappell 76-70„146 Aaron Wise 75-71„146 Billy Horschel 70-76„146 William McGirt 74-72„146 Cameron Davis 72-74„146 Jordan Spieth 75-72„147 Satoshi Kodaira 74-73„147 Cameron Smith 75-72„147 Sean OHair 75-72„147 Charley Hoffman 74-73„147 Jim Furyk 76-71„147 Doc Redman 77-70„147 Jonas Blixt 71-77„148 Shubhankar Sharma 76-72„148 J.J. Spaun 77-71„148 Stewart Cink 75-73„148 Austin Cook 76-72„148 Jason Dufner 75-73„148 Will Zalatoris 75-73„148 Brandon Harkins 79-70„149 Ernie Els 75-74„149 Daniel Summerhays 75-76„151 Kevin Na 78-73„151 Carl Pettersson 75-77„152 Bud Cauley 77-76„153 Harry Ellis 73-80„153 Trey Mullinax 77-76„153 K.J. Choi 80-74„154 Danny Lee 83-73„156 Sangmoon Bae 79-77„156 Jason Kokrak 76-82„158 Keith Mitchell 82-77„159UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATIONU.S. WOMENS OPENSaturdays leaders at Shoal Creek CC, Birmingham, Ala. Purse: $5 million. Yardage: 6,693; Par: 72 (3636) (a-denotes amateur) Third RoundAriya Jutanugarn 67-70-67„204 Sarah Jane Smith 67-67-74„208 Hyo-Joo Kim 70-72-68„210 Jihyun Kim 70-71-70„211 Madelene Sagstrom 70-72-70„212 Inbee Park 70-71-71„212 Carlota Ciganda 73-68-71„212 Wei-Ling Hsu 71-73-70„214 Eun-Hee Ji 73-72-70„215 Megan Khang 72-74-69„215 Nelly Korda 70-74-71„215 So Yeon Ryu 73-70-72„215 a-Patty Tavatanakit 70-73-72„215 a-Albane Valenzuela 72-73-71„216 Angela Stanford 73-72-71„216 Lexi Thompson 71-75-70„216 Danielle Kang 69-77-70„216 Nasa Hataoka 74-70-72„216 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 72-71-73„216 Jeongeun6 Lee 67-75-74„216 Jenny Shin 72-69-75„216 Su-Hyun Oh 70-68-78„216 a-Elizabeth Wang 72-74-71„217 Charley Hull 74-73-70„217 Michelle Wie 69-72-76„217 Sei Young Kim 70-71-76„217 Lizette Salas 74-73-71„218 Brittany Lincicome 75-72-71„218 Cristie Kerr 73-75-70„218 Emma Talley 74-71-74„219 Teresa Lu 75-71-73„219 a-Kristen Gillman 70-74-75„219 Jennifer Song 72-71-76„219 Azahara Munoz 74-73-72„219 Jin Young Ko 75-73-71„219 Chella Choi 71-70-78„219 a-Linn Grant 69-72-78„219 Ashleigh Buhai 73-71-76„220 Caroline Masson 72-74-75„221 Emily Kristine Pedersen 70-75-76„221 Ryann OToole 77-71-73„221 Saranporn Langkulgasettrin 73-73-76„222 Lindy Duncan 71-74-77„222 Luna Sobron Galmes 70-75-77„222 In-Kyung Kim 72-73-77„222 Jane Park 72-75-75„222 In Gee Chun 74-73-75„222 Brittany Altomare 76-70-77„223 a-Lucy Li 72-74-77„223 Minjee Lee 72-71-80„223 Hye-Jin Choi 71-76-76„223 Austin Ernst 74-74-75„223 Georgia Hall 72-76-75„223 Hyun Kyung Park 76-72-75„223 Moriya Jutanugarn 76-72-75„223 Rumi Yoshiba 74-71-79„224 Jillian Hollis 76-70-78„224 Wichanee Meechai 72-75-77„224 Lydia Ko 71-77-76„224 Marina Alex 73-75-76„224 a-Hailee Cooper 72-76-77„225 Pernilla Lindberg 76-72-78„226 Daniela Darquea 74-74-78„226Missed the Cuta-Allisen Corpuz 76-73„149 Ola“ a Kristinsdottir 72-77„149 Mirim Lee 74-75„149 Catriona Matthew 74-75„149 a-Dylan Kim 74-75„149 Martina Edberg 75-74„149 Casey Danielson 72-77„149 Dani Holmqvist 75-74„149 Becky Morgan 76-73„149 Ayako Uehara 75-74„149 Mel Reid 70-79„149 Mo Martin 72-77„149 Anna Nordqvist 74-75„149 Alena Sharp 75-74„149 a-Lei Ye 75-74„149 a-Robyn Choi 75-75„150 Ai Suzuki 76-74„150 Pei-Yun Chien 73-77„150 Sophie Walker 72-78„150 Klara Spilkova 75-75„150 Gaby Lopez 77-73„150 Kris Tamulis 77-73„150 Katherine Kirk 73-77„150 Stacy Lewis 75-75„150 Jessica Korda 77-73„150 Karrie Webb 75-75„150 Brittany Lang 77-73„150 Jacqui Concolino 75-75„150 Minami Hiruta 76-75„151 Amy Yang 76-75„151 Ally McDonald 75-76„151 Mi Hyang Lee 74-77„151 a-Gina Kim 72-79„151 a-Celia Barquin Arozamena 76-75„151 Cheyenne Woods 75-76„151 Celine Herbin 75-76„151 Ssu-Chia Cheng 76-76„152 Jeong Eun Lee 76-76„152 Giulia Molinaro 76-76„152 a-Evelyn Arguelles 80-72„152 Shanshan Feng 78-74„152 Kotono Kozuma 76-76„152 a-Yujeong Son 74-78„152 Lee Lopez 78-74„152 a-Emilia Migliaccio 77-76„153 Kim Kaufman 75-78„153 Sandra Gal 77-76„153 Sung Hyun Park 76-77„153 a-Olivia Mehaffey 76-77„153 Solar Lee 75-78„153 Pornanong Phatlum 73-80„153 a-Erica Shepherd 82-71„153 a-Maria Fassi 76-77„153 Paula Creamer 77-76„153 Supamas Sangchan 76-78„154 a-Dana Williams 74-80„154 a-Sophie Hausmann 78-76„154 Angel Yin 79-75„154 Min Young Lee 76-78„154 Paula Reto 75-79„154 Yiyi Liu 79-75„154 a-Kaylee Benton 74-80„154 Jing Yan 77-78„155 Nannette Hill 78-77„155 a-Olivia Cason 76-79„155 Jenny Suh 76-79„155 Julieta Granada 75-80„155 Tiffany Chan 74-81„155 Katelyn Dambaugh 77-79„156 Cydney Clanton 75-81„156 Karine Icher 78-78„156 Nicole Broch Larsen 78-78„156 Sun Young Yoo 78-78„156 Xiyu Lin 75-82„157 a-Andrea Lee 82-75„157 Maria Hernandez 77-80„157 Haru (Harukyo) Nomura 76-81„157 Candie Kung 77-80„157 Sarah Kemp 77-80„157 Anne Van Dam 81-77„158 a-Gaeun Song 76-82„158 Fumika Kawagishi 80-79„159 Mi Jung Hur 83-76„159 a-Kelsey Chugg 83-76„159 Britney Yada 76-84„160 Christine Song 82-78„160 a-Jennifer Chang 81-79„160 Grace Na 84-77„161 Kaori Ta kayama 80-82„162 a-Celeste Dao 83-80„163 a-Sophia Schubert 85-79„164 Sarah Schober 83-81„164 Brooke Henderson 73-WDEUROPEAN TOUROPEN DITALIASaturdays leaders at Gardagolf CC, Brescia, Italy Purse: $7 million. Yardage: 7,201; Par: 71 (35-36)Third RoundLee Slattery, England 66-69-62„197 Francesco Molinari, Italy 66-66-66„198 Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark 65-68-65„198 Martin Kaymer, Germany 68-63-68„199 Danny Willett, England 65-67-67„199 Rafa Cabrera Bello, Spain 65-67-68„200 Jordan Smith, England 67-68-65„200 Li Haotong, China 68-65-67„200 Andy Sullivan, England 67-68-65„200 Thomas Pieters, Belgium 65-67-69„201 Ian Poulter, England 67-68-66„201 Scott Hend, Australia 68-66-67„201 Thomas Aiken, South Africa 69-68-64„201 Matteo Manassero, Italy 66-68-68„202 Robert Rock, England 63-70-69„202 Jacques Kruyswijk, South Africa 67-70-65„202AlsoTommy Fleetwood, England 68-67-69„204 Alex Noren, Sweden 70-68-66„204 David Lipsky, United States 68-67-71„206 Padraig Harrington, Ireland 71-66-69„206 Alexander Levy, France 68-70-70„208WEB.COM TOURREX HOSPITAL OPENSaturdays leaders at TPC Wake“ eld Plantation, Raleigh, N.C. Purse: $650,000; Yardage: 7,257; Par: 71 (36-35)Third RoundMichael Johnson 67-65-65„197 Sebastin Muoz 64-66-70„200 Joey Garber 66-65-69„200 Hank Lebioda 74-62-65„201 Scott Langley 68-67-66„201 Cameron Percy 67-67-67„201 Bo Hoag 67-67-67„201 Albin Choi 68-64-69„201 Rick Lamb 67-68-67„202 Brian Campbell 69-64-69„202 Oscar Fraustro 70-67-66„203 Ben Kohles 67-69-67„203 John Chin 69-67-67„203 Daniel Mazziotta 68-67-68„203 Wyndham Clark 66-68-69„203 Kevin Dougherty 67-65-71„203 Josh Teater 66-71-67„204 Chris Baker 65-72-67„204 Dan McCarthy 71-66-67„204 Kyle Thompson 68-68-68„204 Michael Arnaud 66-70-68„204 Justin Lower 67-67-70„204 Kyle Reifers 69-68-68„205 Wes Roach 69-68-68„205 Maverick McNealy 70-66-69„205 Ryan Yip 67-69-69„205 Kramer Hickok 71-65-69„205 Max Rottluff 68-68-69„205 Henrik Norlander 68-67-70„205 Ben Taylor 67-68-70„205 Adam Long 69-70-66„205 Bryan Bigley 71-68-66„205 Mark Anderson 68-66-71„205 David Skinns 68-71-66„205 Rhein Gibson 68-71-66„205 Jos Toledo 71-66-69„206 Roberto Daz 69-68-69„206 Chase Seiffert 70-67-69„206 Dawie van der Walt 69-68-69„206 Chase Wright 68-70-68„206 Joseph Bramlett 66-70-70„206 Sungjae Im 70-68-68„206 Sepp Straka 65-70-71„206 Brian Richey 66-71-70„207 Kyoung-Hoon Lee 67-70-70„207 Casey Wittenberg 69-68-70„207 Chad Ramey 69-68-70„207 Fernando Mechereffe 72-65-70„207 Conner Godsey 69-69-69„207 Nick Rousey 71-67-69„207 Derek Ernst 69-69-69„207 Eric Axley 69-70-68„207 Anders Albertson 68-71-68„207 Jos de Jess Rodrguez 69-66-72„207 Alex Prugh 69-70-68„207 Robby Shelton 68-71-68„207 Roger Sloan 64-70-73„207 Chris Naegel 68-71-68„207 Jin Park 66-73-68„207 Jason Gore 69-69-70„208 Brad Hop“ nger 68-70-70„208 Mito Pereira 73-66-69„208 Will Claxton 67-68-73„208 Jimmy Stanger 68-67-73„208 Seann Harlingten 68-71-69„208 Matt Fast 66-72-71„209 Justin Hueber 70-69-70„209 Jim Knous 71-68-70„209 Adam Webb 69-70-70„209 Rafael Campos 67-71-72„210 Martin Trainer 69-69-72„210 J.T. Grif“ n 68-70-72„210 Roland Thatcher 68-71-71„210 Jonathan Hodge 68-71-71„210 Doug Letson 68-71-71„210 Brady Schnell 69-70-71„210 Jamie Arnold 66-73-71„210 Bio Kim 70-67-74„211 Julin Etulain 68-70-73„211 Nelson Ledesma 70-68-73„211 Peter Tomasulo 67-71-75„213 Seth Reeves 69-70-74„213 Carlos Sainz Jr 70-69-74„213Failed to Make the CutWilly Wilcox 71-69„140 Michael Weaver 72-68„140 Dicky Pride 70-70„140 Samuel Del Val 68-72„140 Carter Jenkins 71-69„140 David Gazzolo 70-70„140 Brandon Matthews 70-70„140 Chip Lynn 70-70„140 Stuart Macdonald 69-71„140 Vince Covello 66-74„140 Connor Arendell 72-68„140 Brian Davis 68-72„140 Max Marsico 68-72„140 Sean Kelly 69-71„140 Scott Pinckney 71-70„141 Luke Guthrie 69-72„141 Spencer Levin 74-67„141 Alex Kang 69-72„141 Ray Kraivixien 72-69„141 Erik Compton 70-71„141 Gerardo Ruiz 67-74„141 D.H. Lee 72-69„141 Gregor Main 71-70„141 Ryan Brehm 70-72„142 Tim Wilkinson 74-68„142 Matt Harmon 71-71„142 Adam Svensson 67-75„142 Frank Lickliter II 73-69„142 Mark Hubbard 69-73„142 Stuart Appleby 71-71„142 Jared Wolfe 73-69„142 Max McGreevy 70-72„142 Billy Kennerly 71-71„142 Brett Drewitt 71-71„142 Byron Smith 67-75„142 Max Homa 74-68„142 Matt Ryan 75-67„142 Hunter Hamrick 70-72„142


Page 6 SP Sunday, June 3, 2018 / The Sun Say Goodbye to Erectile DysfunctionPaid Advertisement The #1 cause of Erectile Dysfunction is poor blood ow due to blocked or hardened blood vessels. Unlike pills, needles and c reams that DO NOT treat ED, only the symptoms, Acoustic Wave Therapy is a treatmentŽ that will OPEN existing blood vessels and STIMULATE the growth of new blood vessels, making it possible to achieve a full and rigid erection. At Southwest Florida Medical Group, we treat the root cause of Erectile Dysfunction with our proprietary FDA cleared Acoustic Wave Therapy. This type of treatment may provide long-term results and allow men to stop injecting or orally consuming chemicals to receive an erection. The Therapeutic Advances in Urology Journal concluded that Acoustic Wave Therapy aimed outside the body is a revolutionary treatment of ED.Ž The physicians and professional medical sta at Southwest Florida Medical Group will assist and manage your treatment protocol. As men age, the blood vessels that supply blood to the penis begin to breakdown or collapse. Natural or drug induced blood ow cannot enter into the penis,thus creating ED.Acoustic Wave Therapy opens exisiting blood vessels and stimulates growth of new blood vessels. As a result, our patients experience much stronger, rmer and more sustainable erections. NO SURGERY(239) 887-3602Southwest Florida Medical Group www.SWFLMedicalGroup.comIndividual results may vary. All rights reserved.adno=50536987By DAN GELSTONAssociated PressLONG POND, Pa. „ Kyle Busch spent the week in New York City with his family, hitting the town and taking in the sights like any other tourist. His wife wore a Yankees cap as they caught a baseball game and the couple attended a theater production of Sleep No More.Ž The outings seemed fitting: Busch is enjoying his time leading the points standing while he gives the rest of the field a few restless nights. Busch and Kevin Harvick have turned NASCAR into a two-driver show „ theyve won nine of 13 races „ and the rest of the drivers are simply playing catch-up to the former champions. The 33-year-old Busch, the 2015 Cup champ, is on course for a career year. His four wins are four shy of matching his career best in 2008, he has three poles and eight top-five finishes, and he has racked up so many playoff points (25) that he could seemingly waltz into Homestead in the season finale and race for the title. The Joe Gibbs Racing star is coming off a sensational effort in the No. 18 Toyota at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He won the pole for the Coca-Cola 600, won all four stages, led 377 of 400 laps and became the only driver in NASCARs modern era to win a points race on every track on the schedule. Busch won the second Pocono race last season and then romped at Charlotte to knock the last two winless tracks off his resume. Its just something that has never been done, and its hard to find things that have never been done in this sport,Ž Busch said. Its been around for a long, long time. So its very meaningful and special and something that Ive kind of strived for.Ž Busch has been special in the sport since he won two races driving for Rick Hendrick in 2005 and has at least one victory every season of his career, including at least four each from 2015 to the present. He won Saturdays Xfinity race at Pocono and has 189 wins across NASCARs three national series (Cup, second-tier Xfinity and Trucks), which puts him 11 shy of matching Richard Petty for the overall record. Petty, of course, won all 200 races in the Cup series and the countdown to The King has irked traditionalists who believe the two drivers should barely be mentioned in the same sentence. Buschs 47 Cup wins, while impressive in any era and 15th on the career list, cant catch Petty and 200 will remain NASCARs Holy Grail. Whats not in dispute is Buschs milestone of winning at every active Cup track. NASCAR returns in September to Charlotte, where the series for the first time will race on the tracks road course. Some of Buschs critics „ of which he has plenty because of a career pockmarked with boorish behavior „ believe the track record wont count until he wins on the new layout. Everybody wants to make my life more difficult, so Im sure that I wont be credited for all the racetracks once the Roval gets here,Ž he said. But the track name is the track name and the mark stands, no matter the result. I think everybody just around the sport really appreciates how hard that is,Ž team owner Joe Gibbs said. For him to do that, particularly Kyle is young, and for him to be able to get that done at this age I think is special. I think everybody around the sport really appreciates it.ŽMOTORSPORTS: NASCARBusch has few mountains left to climb in NASCAR careerAP PHOTOKyle Busch answers questions in an interview during practice for Sundays NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, in Long Pond, Pa. By DAN GELSTONAssociated PressLONG POND, Pa. „ Kyle Bu sch had a flicker of concern when a speeding penalty dumped him to the rear of the field. Youre always worried about something crazy or unpredictable situations taking place,Ž he said. Theres very little unpredictable about an Xfinity Series race with Busch in the field. He romped again, overcoming an early penalty that dropped him to the back to win the Xfinity Series race on Saturday at Pocono Raceway for his 189th career NASCAR victory. We knew we had speed in our race car. It was really fast out front,Ž he said. He led 24 of the first 26 laps and the final 40 to win for the 92nd time in Xfinity to add to his series record. Busch scaled back his schedule in the second-tier series and won for the first time in four races this season. I hear about the numbers from everyone else. I dont necessarily go back and check stats or look at records,Ž he said. The 33-year-old Busch is piling up quite the list of milestones over a 14-plus year career. Busch also has 47 Cup wins and 50 in the Truck Series to become perhaps the most dominant driver across all three national NASCAR series in history. He dominated early on Saturday and won the first stage until he was busted on the 27th lap for speeding on pit road.MOTOR SPORTS: X“ nity SeriesBusch dominates again to win X“ nity Series race at PoconoAssociated PressEPSOM, England „ The Dubai-owned Godolphin stable celebrated its first victory in the English Derby on Saturday when Masar achieved a 16-1 upset victory in the 239th edition of the race. Beaten into third in the 2000 Guineas last month by Saxon Warrior, William Buicks Masar turned the tables on Aidan OBriens favorite, which finished fourth. Its not easy to win the Derby, but we have won it,Ž said Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who founded Godolphin. I was jumping up and down in the final furlong. Horses are in my blood, I love them.Ž In a Godolphin double, Dee Ex Bee was second „ running in the colors of Sheikh Mohammeds son, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum. Masar, trainer Charlie Applebys colt, finished 1 lengths ahead of Dee Ex Bee. We came here with doubts about his effectiveness on the track and Im not sure it suits,Ž Dee Ex Bee trainer Mark Johnston said. Because of the camber he rolled on to the one on his inside, but he rallied again up the hill so it bodes really well for the future.ŽHORSE RACING: English DerbyDubai-owned Godolphin stable claims 1st English Derby win But opposing offenses will have to account for Vea. Its hard to imagine teams trying to block Vea with one player, and McCoy already draws more than his fair share of double teams. Together, they should create some one-on-one opportunities for their line-mates, which is key for a team that was last in the NFL with 22 sacks last season.Mr. Inside, Mr. OutsideIt takes more than one running back in the NFL these days. The Eagles certainly proved what you can do splitting carries with three. New Orleans had the perfect combination last season of a tough, inside runner in Mark Ingram and a threat on the perimeter in Alvin Kamara. As good as Drew Brees is, the Saints rode those backs to the NFC divisional playoff game. The Bucs believe they have that in Peyton Barber and rookie Ronald Jones, the second-round pick from Southern Cal. Barber led the Bucs in rushing despite not really seeing much action until the second half of the 2017 season. He had career highs with 23 carries for 102 yards (4.4 avg.) to with four catches for 41 yards in an overtime loss against the Packers. It was the only time a Bucs player reached the century rushing mark last season. I dont know what Ronald is going to do because Ronald hasnt done it in the NFL,Ž offensive coordinator Todd Monken said. I know what Ive seen from Ronald and I know what Ive seen from Peyton Barber. Peyton gives you a different dimension in the case of 2 yards being 4 yards, and 4 yards being 6 yards, and 6 yards being 8 yards „ finishing off runs. There is something about a run that gets finished off invigorates your team right along your sideline, or a great block by a wideout, or an effort play, or a guy that breaks a tackle.ŽTitanic workoutsThe Bucs will have joint workouts with the Titans for two practices before their Aug. 18 preseason game at Tennessee. Koetter believes it not only breaks the monotony of training camp, but the practices give coaches a better evaluation of players. I think the main thing that people try to get out of those joint practices is „ training camp is a fairly long process and it doesnt take too long for the players to get tired of going against each other,Ž Koetter said. I mean, even out here, youre going (against) the same matchups every day. When youre the right guard for the Buccaneers and the two guys youre going against are Gerald McCoy and Vita Vea every day, you want to go against somebody else. As an offense and defense, we want to go against different schemes. The Bucs O playing the Bucs D, we sort of know each others tendencies. So you want to see some different things, and then we also get officials so we play some situations. Its just good crossover work and were thankful that the Titans are going to let us work with them.ŽPlayer of the weekWR Bobo Wilson, an undrafted rookie from Florida State a year ago, is making some splashy plays during OTAs but could have trouble earning a job on a crowded receiving corps. Yeah, Bobos having one of the best offseasons of anybody,Ž Koetter said. I said at the end of last year he was one of the most improved players. Two guys, receiver-wise, that stick out almost every day are Bobo Wilson and Freddie Martino. Theyre going with the second group because weve got four guys going with the first group. So they get to go with Fitz (Ryan Fitzpatrick) and with Griff (Ryan Griffin), whoevers working the second quarterback that day, and theyre getting a lot of balls thrown to them. Bobo has gone from a guy that could only play one position to a guy that could play all three, which helps his chances. Hes just become so much more coachable.ŽVEAFrom Page 1MONICA HERNDON | TIMESDefensive tackle Vita Vea runs drills during organized team activities on May 22. have been ranked No. 1. But the head-to-head history is overwhelmingly in Williams favor: She has won 19 of 21 meetings, including 18 in a row. Quite frankly, shes probably a favorite in this match, for sure,Ž Williams said with a chuckle. Shes been playing ... for over a year now. I just started. So Im just really trying to get my bearings and trying to feel out where I am and see where I can go.Ž The last time Sharapova beat Williams was in 2004. The last time they played was in the 2016 Australian Open quarterfinals, Sharapovas final appearance before her 15-month drug suspension. Well, its been a while,Ž Sharapova said, and I think a lot has happened in our lives for the both of us, in very different ways.ŽTENNISFrom Page 1


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