ThereÂs an irony to it. In a statewide effort to protect people from addiction, local doctors fear new legislation may hurt their patients. Starting today, patients can only receive a three-day supply of Schedule II opiates for their acute pain. This includes, but isnÂt limited to hydromorphone, methadone, meperidine, oxycodone, fentanyl, morphine, opium, codeine and hydrocodone. A physician can extend the prescription to seven days when deemed medically necessary. The prescription limit is implemented by House Bill 21, which passed unanimously through the state Legislature. Area lawmakers supported the bill including Rep. Mike Grant (R-Port Charlotte). ÂThis is to limit the number of individuals who inadvertently got addicted to drugs as a result of a surgical procedure,ÂŽ said Grant. Getting addicted Âwas never their intention to begin with.ÂŽ The main purpose of the bill was to combat the opioid epidemic. The crisis was declared a national and state public health emergency in 2017. In 2016, 5,725 opioid-related deaths were reported in Florida alone, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. A large percentage of those addicted to heroin or fentanyl began with a legal opioid prescription for a minor medical procedure, said David Thompson, the Charlotte Behavioral Health CareÂs substance abuse program manager. Patients reported to Thompson it took a very short time to become addicted this way: ÂWhen their prescriptions ran out they began to resort to friends and other sources to obtain similar drugs to keep from feeling sick or just to function.ÂŽ Some physicians, however, arenÂt so pleased with the bill as it limits their ability to help their patients from being in pain. ÂThe provision that limited the prescribing abilities of physicians was excessive. I think it was counterproductive,ÂŽ said Rep. Julio Gonzalez (R-Venice), who voted in favor of the bill. Gonzalez is also an orthopedic surgeon in Venice. ÂIn the end, I voted for the bill because I thought there were too many things in the bill that were very good and very positive that we may not be able to get again,ÂŽ Gonzalez said.ÂKnee-jerk reactionÂDr. John Mason, a family physician at the Sarasota Medical Center, said he has seen patients get addicted. ÂNormally we do something about it,ÂŽ Mason said. ÂAnybody whoÂs been in real pain, imagine that all the time.ÂŽ The legislators have made it more difficult for physicians to take care of their patients and could cause people to be in agony, Mason said. ÂItÂs absurd,ÂŽ Mason said. ÂItÂs a state-imposed torture.ÂŽ Dr. Joseph Ravid, a primary care physician affiliated with Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda hospitals, said he feels the law was Âa knee-jerk reaction carried out by non-physicians.ÂŽ Ravid, an associate professor at the University of South Florida School of Public Health, explained the new rules come from Âlegislatures that donÂt really understand the scope and depth of this particular problem.ÂŽ The bill, according to Ravid, takes away a modality of treatments from those who need it. He said it paints everyone with the same brush, and Âis horrific and heartbreaking. ÂThey need to let the doctors do our job. Who are they really punishing? The patient,ÂŽ Ravid said. This limit doesnÂt apply to patients with cancer, a terminal condition, pain related to palliative care or with a traumatic injury with a severity score (ISS) of nine or higher. Though the bill was implemented to mainly combat drug abuse and addiction, Ravid says the bill will mostly affect Âgrandma.ÂŽ Opioid prescription limit upsets some doctorsÂ‘State-imposed tortureÂ’By LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITER OPIOIDS: BY THE NUMBERS20: Charlotte County deaths 6,500: Floridians who lost their lives 57: Percentage of stateÂs drug-related deaths attributed to opiods. More than the combination of cocaine, alcohol and alprazolam. 80: Percentage of FloridaÂs Morphine and Methadone deaths that were accidental 97: Percentage of stateÂs heroin deaths that were accidental. Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement Medical Examiners Commission 2016 statistics TOP 2017 PRESCRIPTIONS IN FLORIDA Hydrocodone* 4,801,382 Oxycodone* 4,382,072 Alprazolam 4,309,571 Tramadol* 2,915,113 Zolpidem 2,248,047*Opioid medications Source: PDMP, Electronic-Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substances Evaluation Three Days ONLY! THE BOTTOM LINECrowded waiting rooms at hospitals and medical offices, among other challenges, could be in your future if some doctors are correct about the effect of a new law that debuts today. Inside Â€ Seniors who live with pain will now face tough decisions, Page 5 Â€ Florida lawmakers ignited AmericaÂs heroin crisis, Page 5 Â€ New Florida regulations, Page 4 WHAT DOES HB 21 DO?HB 21 takes effect today and does the following: Â€ Three-day limit to schedule II prescription opioids used to treat acute pain. Does not apply to patients with cancer, a terminal condition, pain related with palliative care, or a traumatic injury with an injury severity score of nine or higher. Â€ A seven-day supply can be allowed if the physician determines it medically necessary. Â€ The state Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) must be consulted for every schedule II-V prescription. Â€ All physicians with a Florida Medical License and a DEA license must complete a two-hour mandatory CME course before January 31, 2019. Source: HB 21, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association SUN FILE PHOTOTORTURE | 4CALL US AT941-206-1000CHARLOTTE SUN Pulitzer Prize winner2 0 1 6 AN EDITION OF THE SUNVOL. 126 | NO. 182AMERICAÂS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY 60 percent chance of rainHigh 91 Low 76$3.00 www.yoursun.comTodayÂs weather: Sunday, July 1, 2018 FAMILY SEPARATION PROTESTS FLOOD US CITIESProtesters ooded more than 700 marches, from cities like New York and Los Angeles to conservative Wyoming, marchers gathered S aturday in the latest act of mass resistance against President Donald TrumpÂs immigration policies. See The Wire 705252000753Sunday Edition $3.00THE SUN: Obituaries ...............5 Police Beat ............12 Viewpoint ............6-7OUR TOWN: Calendar ..................8 Local Sports ..........10NEWS WIRE: Comics/Puzzles .........5-7 Nation ......................3 State .......................2 Weather ..................2 World .......................3 SPORTS: Lotto .......................2 Jobs ......................1-4Classifieds ............4-9FLORIDACOAST JOBS: www.yoursun.comFIND US ONLINE CHARLIE SAYS ...O Canada! INSIDE The day David Tankersley died, his family wanted to save another life. At just 34 years old, Tankersley didnÂt wake up to his alarm for work on the morning of June 27. Shocked and grieving from his unexpected passing, TankersleyÂs family called area hospitals to ask about donating his organs. ÂAll the hospitals were saying he is not eligible to donate because he died in the home,ÂŽ said TankersleyÂs uncle, Ken Jones. It was a double hit. The family lost their loved one, and wouldnÂt be able to save another. ÂMy cousin needs a kidney,ÂŽ Jones said hours after discovering his nephew had died. ÂTheyÂre probably going to be a match,ÂŽ he said. ÂThis is the stupidest policy.ÂŽOrgan donation criteria disappoints familyBy ANDREA PRAEGITZERASSISTANT EDITOR PHOTO PROVIDED BY DAVID TANKERSLEYCharlotte County resident David Tankersley, 34, suered a stroke April 14 and after undergoing a thrombectomy at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, he expected to fully recover. He died at home unexpectedly on May 27.ORGAN | 8 FOR MORE INFORMATIONDetails on organ donation in Florida are available at: lifelinkfoundation.org, or by calling 800-262-5775.SIESTA KEY Â„ As the rain poured, Karen ZannoneÂs new friend turned around and Â”ashed a smile. Zannone and James Barton had spent hours at the beach Sunday before the storm moved in. Now they were hustling back to BartonÂs car, but neither minded the refreshing dousing. ÂI remember him looking into my eyes and saying, ÂThis is so great, I love the rain,ÂÂŽ Zannone recalled. ÂI said, ÂI love the rain, too.Â We were deÂ“nitely hurrying up to get back, but he was very happy.ÂŽ The rain began to fall harder as Barton walked a half step ahead of her. Suddenly, Zannone felt a shock and saw a Â”ash of light. She was thrown backward. Her body buzzing and paralyzed, Zannone looked up from the ground in time to see Barton standing still, frozen like a mannequin. Then the 33-year-old Seffner plumbing contractor toppled over, face Â“rst, onto the sand. ÂI thought I was dying,ÂŽ Zannone said, sobbing as she recalled the moment, Âbut I thought, I have to help him. I canÂt let this happen to him.ÂŽ Â€ Â€ Â€ A lightning bolt can deliver 300 kilovolts of energy, or Â“ve to 10 times more than the average industrial electric shock. Fatal strikes often cause the heart to stop instantly.In a flash he was goneBy STEVE BOUSQUETTAMPA BAY TIMESFriend witnesses manÂs death by lightningFLASH | 8 MEMORIAL FOR JAMES BARTONA memorial for James Barton is set for 6 p.m. July 13 in the clubhouse of the Lakeshore Villas community, 15401 Lakeshore Villa St., Tampa.
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And the true sign that red tide is still along the shoreline is that there were plenty of parking spots on Englewood Beach. ÂThis is the worst itÂs been in the 33 years IÂve been coming on vacation here from Polk County,ÂŽ said visitor Terry Phillips as he was launching his boat on the dock at WestonÂs wannaB inn on Manasota Key. ÂWe usually Â“sh in Englewood. We live for this, but thereÂs just no way to do it today here. ItÂs too hard to breathe with the dead Â“sh smell. We are going to try Pine Island.ÂŽ Red tide Â„ Karenia brevis Â„ is a naturally occurring organism. Researchers deem natural, background counts of red tide as levels of 1,000 cells or fewer per liter of water. In higher concentrations, the algae can cause respiratory irritations and other ailments, as well as triggering Â“sh kills. For lifelong Englewood residents Dan and Nikki Kiehl, the red tide outbreak is impacting their young children and their summer activities. ÂItÂs very hard to breathe,ÂŽ Nikki said. ÂOur 2-year-old daughter has had to have a nebulizer and two different types of medicine for the last month.ÂŽ The children played on a Slip ÂN Slide in front of their home on Manasota Key Saturday. ÂThis is the Â“rst day weÂve been able to enjoy being outside for a little while,ÂŽ she said. ÂWeÂve spent a lot of time stuck in the house this month. WeÂve been studying whatÂs going on with red tide because it has hit so early this year. I think Hurricane Irma (on Sept. 10) may have stirred up sediment, then the fertilizer and pesticides may have all hit the water.ÂŽ The couple also believes water released from Lake OkeechobeeÂs algae blooms are polluting local waterways. ÂItÂs toxic water in Lake Okeechobee and itÂs come our way,ÂŽ Dan said. ÂItÂs got to be killing business here and on Boca Grande. The restaurants arenÂt as busy as they usually are leading up to the Fourth of July. IÂm not sure how much fun itÂs going to be for people trying to watch Â“reworks near the beach thatÂs Â“lled with dead Â“sh. ItÂs affecting birds, sea turtles, a ton of snook, lots of snook, Goliath grouper, sea turtles and even some dolphin. You know when it affects Â“sh that large something is really wrong. ÂI think people should pay attention to people who are running for ofÂ“ce like Adam Putnam (for governor),ÂŽ he said. ÂSome of these candidates are taking money from the sugar cane folks. It impacts our waterways. ThereÂs about 1 million people who are impacted by red tide. We want the politicians to do something about it. Too many candidates are taking big money from lobbyists and our environment is suffering. IÂve been paying attention to whatÂs being written on the Everglades Trust Facebook page and Bullsugar.org because they are paying attention to the toxins coming from Lake Okeechobee.ÂŽ From January to June 22, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission conÂ“rmed seven manatee deaths caused by red tide and another 51 where red tide was suspected as the cause of death. ÂWe need clean water,ÂŽ Dan said. ÂIÂm going to spend July 4 here with dead Â“sh and Â“reworks. ItÂs never been that way before.ÂŽEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Red tide makes weekend beach visits stinkBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR RED TIDE REPORTSThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission encourages the public to report red tide conditions or any fish kills to its hotline at 800-6360511. The public can call 866-300-9399 to hear recorded reports of red tide throughout the state. 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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 FROM PAGE ONEThe limit will affect the patient ÂwhoÂs been on a narcotic for so many years,ÂŽ Ravid said. ÂThe physician created a dependent patient on a narcotic. (It is) going to be detrimental to her overall wellbeing.ÂŽ Some Charlotte patients are already trying to wean off existing opioid dependencies. ÂPeople that have been on these opiates for long periods of time cannot just stop abruptly without experiencing significant withdrawal symptoms,ÂŽ said Dr. Dan Smith, an anesthesiologist running Liberate Physician Centers in Port Charlotte, which assists qualifying patients in obtaining medical marijuana. When patients go through withdrawal, Âfeel like they have the worst flu possible,ÂŽ said Dr. Eugene Pereira, director of pain management centers in Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Systems. Though the process isnÂt life-threatening, patients have no motivation to get out of bed, their bones ache and they feel completely lethargic. Patients will also experience diarrhea and vomiting. Ravid said patients will feel like they have ants crawling under their skin. He said itÂs 24 to 48 hours of Âpure hell.ÂŽ Along with helping patients through withdrawal, Smith says medical marijuana patients report having a better mood, sleeping better, being less anxious, and the typical elderly patient feel more like their Âold self.ÂŽ ÂThe FDA has not shown the responsibility and the leadership to have (CBD and some canabanoid derivatives) studied,ÂŽ Gonzalez said. ÂI think that is one of the most important priorities the FDA needs to do in combating this narcotics crisis.ÂŽ However, medicinal marijuana doesnÂt work for everyone. Though SmithÂs patients average an age of 60, Smith says there is still a social stigma that restricts some patients from pursuing relief with the medicine. ImplementationPhysicians anticipate that the initial implementation of HB 21 will be Âhectic,ÂŽ Gonzalez said. Technically, patients can come back to see their doctors every three days for a new prescription, leading to more patients filling waiting rooms and doctorÂs schedules. Gonzalez fears patients will flood the emergency rooms to manage their pain, when they otherwise wouldnÂt have needed to. But for those who will suffer in pain, Pereira thinks the definition of suffering altogether has to change. When undergoing surgery, the patient needs to be told they will have pain: ÂWe have to be realistic.ÂŽ Pereira thinks preventative care needs to be taken more seriously, so that patients will have to go through these elective surgeries, such as hip and knee replacements, less often. HB 21 also requires all physicians with a Florida Medical License and a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances, to complete a two-hour course before Jan. 31, 2019. ÂAll of a sudden I need to take a course to dispense a medication that IÂm already dispensing,ÂŽ Ravid said. According to Ravid, the Florida Medical Association (FMA) was fighting HB 21 Âtooth and nailÂŽ but Âall of a sudden they decided to agree with the legislators.ÂŽ An online version of the course offered on the FMA website requires FMA members to pay $25 and non-members pay $75. ÂThey sold us,ÂŽ Ravid said. Physician and Avon Park Republican Rep. Cary Pigman has told floridapolitics.com that the support is tied to medical associations offering the course, which will bring in revenue of at least $4 million over two years. But FMA General Counsel Jeff Scott rejected that assessment, calling PigmanÂs assertions Âabsurd.ÂŽ HB 21 also requires doctors to consult the state Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) before supplying an opioid. With so much information and publicity in the mainstream, loved ones of addicts often wonder what caused someone to form such a dangerous addiction. Opiates ÂdonÂt take your pain from you. They remove you from the pain,ÂŽ Pereira said. This is what has pulled in so many people and gripped a third of Americans to abuse prescription pain relievers, according to the Center for Disease Control and PreventionÂs 2017 Drug Surveillance report. ÂPatients feel a sense of detachment. (Opiates) take them away from that reality,ÂŽ Pereira said. If ÂyouÂre unhappy, then that can be used as an escape.ÂŽ Before the PDMP was implemented in 2009, nationwide pain pill prescriptions were running rampant. Even in 2017, oxycodone and hydrocodone still made up a quarter of all prescriptions in Florida, according to the PDMPÂs 2017 Annual Report. ÂThe problem was so big,ÂŽ Gonzalez said. It was important the Legislature do something Âabout this incredibly life-threatening problem,ÂŽ he said.Email: email@example.comTORTUREFROM PAGE 1 WHAT IS ACUTE PAIN?Acute pain means the normal, predicted, physiological, and time-limited response to an adverse chemical, thermal, or mechanical stimulus associated with surgery, trauma, or acute illness. This is affected by a lawÂs new opioid prescription restrictions. However, acute pain is not related to: Â€ Cancer. Â€ A terminal condition, progressive disease or medical or surgical condition that causes significant functional impairment. This is not considered by a treating physician to be reversible without the administration of life-sustaining procedures, and will result in death within oneyear after diagnosis if the condition runs its normal course. Â€ Palliative care to provide relief of symptoms related to an incurable, progressive illness or injury. Â€ A traumatic injury with an Injury Severity Score (ISS) of nine or greater. An ISS is a scoring system used in trauma centers to assess the severity of multiple injuries. The score can range between 0 and 75. Â€ Chronic non-malignant pain unrelated to cancer that persists beyond the usual course of disease, or an injury that is the cause of the pain, or more than 90 days after surgery. Once the pain is not considered acute, there are no restrictions for opioid prescriptions. Source: HB 21 OTHER STATESNot many states have limited opioid prescriptions. A bill similar to FloridaÂs passed by KentuckyÂs state legislature, House Bill 333, hasnÂt seen any significant effects yet after becoming law in November 2017. Mike Rodman, the executive director of Kentucky Board of Licensure, said itÂs too early to tell. Van Ingram, executive director of the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, says the legislation will certainly decrease availability of opiates altogether. In May2017, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton signed SF 2a into law. This limits opioid prescriptions to four days for acute dental or refractive eye surgery pain. Minnesota also finalized guidelines for prescribing opiates in May of thisyear. The guidelines recommended that doctors prescribe the lowest effective dose when used to treat acute pain. Doctors are also recommended to keep close tabs on patients after these prescriptions and avoid prescribing opioids altogether for chronic pain patients, Minnesota Public Radio News reports. However, doctors are not required to follow these guidelines, the Minnesota Medical Association said. PrescriptionCompiled by Sun staff writer Liz Hardaway FUNDING BREAKDOWNThe new law adds more than $53.6 million in funding, which with additional money promised in the budget, totals about $65 million dedicated to fighting the opioid epidemic. The money includes: Â€ More than $27 million in federal funding from the Opioid State Targeted Response Grant appropriated to the Florida Department of Children and Families. This grant was the secondyear of money promised under the 21st Century Cures Act through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant program. Â€ More than $14.6 millionyearly for enhancements to the substance abuse system of care given to the Florida Department of Children and Families for community-based services, including additional residential treatment beds, outpatient treatment and case management, emergency room treatment and follow-up, peer recovery support services and targeted outreach for pregnant women with substance abuse disorders. Â€ $5 millionyearly to the Florida Department of Health to provide naloxone for first responders. Â€ $6 millionyearly to the Office of State Court Administrator for medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Â€ More than $990,000 to enhance the Florida Prescription Drug Monitoring System. The system will receive $873,000 ayear in subsequentyears.Source: Tribune News Service STATE LAWS TAKING EFFECT TODAYGov. Rick Scott signed 234 including HB 21 and vetoed 11 of the 245 bills passed by the Florida Legislature in its regular and special sessions thisyear. Here is a sampling: Everglades reservoir SB 10 allows for the creation of a massive reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. ItÂs to be built on 31,000 acres of state-owned land at a cost of $1.5 billion. Proponents, including Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, believe the reservoir will serve the dual purpose of sending more water south into the Everglades while preventing further pollution of the St. Lucie River, near Stuart, and the Caloosahatchee River, near Fort Myers. Religious expression in public schools Public schools are required to allow children to pray and to treat coursework that includes religious elements the same as the school would consider secular work. SB 436 also allows school personnel to join in with student-led prayer. Another new law, HB 989, allows any county resident Â„ not just a parent of a child at a school Â„ to object to textbooks and other class materials used in a school. Drones and robots Florida becomes the fourth state to regulate commercial deliveries by drones and Âland-based personal delivery devices,ÂŽ such as robots. HB 1027 essentially adds personal delivery devices to the list of vehicles allowed to operate on sidewalks, such as bicycles. It also adds commercial delivery to the allowed uses for drones. This opens the door for major delivery companies such as Amazon to begin delivering goods to peopleÂs doors using unmanned drones and robots. Boating Boaters have to follow new rules about where they can anchor or moor their boats. HB 7043 sets specific distances boats can anchor near marinas, yacht facilities and public moorings. Some marina owners have long complained about vessels anchored too closely to marinas. The law also gives local governments the right to regulate live-aboard vessels, which some residents have said are cluttering some waterways. A separate bill, HB 711, lowers vessel registration fees for boats that have emergency location devices. That bill comes after two 14-year-old boys, Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, disappeared at sea off the coast of Jupiter Inlet twoyears ago. Education HB 7069 offers 274 pages and $419 million worth of new school programs and funding. It mandates 20 minutes of daily recess for grades five and under and requires students be allowed to have sunscreen on school campuses. The law requires school districts to give charter schools some of the money they take in from property taxes and features a $140 million fund to entice charter schools to open near failing traditional public schools. Criminal history records Floridians wonÂt have to pay to have an arrest mugshot removed from a publication or website. Websites that run mugshots and then charge a fee to remove them have been especially problematic in Florida. The stateÂs broad public records law has allowed sites to post millions of mugshots online, then charge to have them removed. SB 118 also creates a public record exemption for all arrest records in which the person arrested is subsequently found not guilty or the charges dismissed.Source: Sun-Sentinel GRAPHIC FROM PDMPPrescribing rates for opioids in Florida per 1,000 people in 2017 from the Electronic-Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substances Evaluation. TOTAL OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS1999: 8,0482000: 8,4072001: 9,4922002: 11,9172003: 12,9392004: 13,7552005: 14,9172006: 17,5452007: 18,5152008: 19,5822009: 20,4222010: 21,0882011: 22,7842012: 23,1642013: 25,0502014: 28,6472015: 33,091Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention TOTAL OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OPTIMISTICArea law enforcement are hopeful this bill will deter the illegal trafficking of opiates. Ron Beck, 38, a detective for the Charlotte County SheriffÂs Office narcotics unit, said when he started his position fiveyears ago, it was really easy to buy prescription drugs off the streets. Over 1,000 arrests have been made since 2010 by the Charlotte County SheriffÂs Office for oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine and methadone alone. Usually dealers get these drugs through their own family members, or the dealer will solicit three or four elderly people and pay them off for a full prescription, Beck said. With this new limit being imposed, drug dealers have personally told Beck itÂs going to be harder to find these pills. ÂI think itÂs going to totally change up the game,ÂŽ Beck said. Due to the increasingly limited number of legitimate prescription drugs available to the public, Beck said, some drug dealers have gotten their hands on pill presses. These allow drug dealers try to create seemingly identical oxycodone pills to sell to customers, with the same inscription and shape. However, Beck said, dealers can lace dangerous opiates such as fentanyl into these pills. Compiled by Sun staff writer Liz Hardaway
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSThe Palm Beach Post is out with a devastating series of stories about FloridaÂs role in AmericaÂs heroin crisis, citing little-seen data and interviews with ofÂ“cials from around the country. And few people look worse in it than Florida legislators Â„ including Marco Rubio Â„ for waiting a decade to crack down on dirty doctors and pill mills. Post investigative reporter Pat Beall writes that their failure to act fed the nationÂs appetite for pills, making the nationÂs heroin crisis that much worse when Florida Â“nally cracked down, in 2011. The stories are Â“lled with nuggets about the history of FloridaÂs opioid crisis and how it was viewed by ofÂ“cials in other states. The series can be found at the heroin.palmbeachpost.com web site, but here are three highlights: 1. Marco Rubio killed a critical prescription drug monitoring program over Âpolitics.ÂŽ Florida had the chance to implement a program that would track overprescribing by doctors Â„ considered a Âsilver bulletÂŽ against pill mills Â„ but one person blocked it in 2002, early in the opioid crisis, according to the Post: ÂAnd there was one person who was responsible,ÂŽ said former state Sen. Burt, now an Ormond Beach insurance executive. ÂAnd it was Marco Rubio.ÂŽ A rising state lawmaker in 2002, now-U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio had the clout to make or break the legislation. He had been one of two state House majority whips and was on the fast track to becoming House speaker. Rubio didnÂt kill the 2002 bill out of opposition to prescription monitoring. It was politics. That year, Rubio favored a bill changing the Miami-Dade County charter, which failed to pass because of a single ÂnoÂŽ vote in the Senate. Burt cast the vote. Angered by what he saw as BurtÂs betrayal, Rubio killed the prescription drug monitoring bill. ÂWhen I found out he broke his word, it made the choice easy,ÂŽ Rubio told The Miami Herald. ItÂs not clear whether the bill would have passed the Legislature anyway, and Rubio was hardly the only one who stood against it Â„ lawmakers didnÂt roll out the program until 2011. From 2002 to 2011, 35,000 Floridians would die after taking prescription opioids, the Post writes. 2. Kentucky went berserk when Rick Scott considered stopping the drug monitoring database in 2011. Gov. Rick Scott considered stopping the databaseÂs rollout in 2011, and ofÂ“cials in Kentucky nearly lost it. As much as 60 percent of the illicit oxycodone in Kentucky state Â”owed from Florida, the Post writes, and Kentucky Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo proposed erecting billboards at the Florida line: ÂWelcome to the Oxy Tourism Capital of the World.ÂŽ Federal lawmakers tried to intervene: U.S. House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers, also from Kentucky, twice wrote Scott. ÂCanceling FloridaÂs prescription drug monitoring program is equal to Â“ring Â“reÂ“ghters while your house is ablaze,ÂŽ he wrote. And a small-county Kentucky sheriff was convinced Scott was on the take, and was warned to be quiet about it: In Greenup County, an infuriated Keith Cooper told a reporter, ÂIn my opinion, (ScottÂs) getting money from somewhere. He has to be.ÂŽ A few days later, recalled Cooper, ÂA lieutenant with the state police IÂd been talking to down there called me, said, ÂMan, just a headÂs up: I wouldnÂt come to Florida.ÂÂŽ The database was saved by Attorney General Pam Bondi, who convinced Scott to leave it alone. 3. FloridaÂs drug database curbed overprescribing Â… and led to heroin deaths across the country. Much has been made about the arrests of pill mill doctors, but the PostÂs reporting suggests that the prescription drug monitoring program was the real reason that prescription opioids became hard to come by. ÂWhen we look back at when the line (of heroin admissions) started going up, the prescription monitoring database is the inciting event,ÂŽ Dr. Hansel Tookes, a former ER doctor-turned-professor at the University of Miami, told the Post. And FloridaÂs crackdown was felt across the nation: Little-noticed DEA reports and federal court records show that by 2010, South Florida was a reliable oxycodone supplier to users and trafÂ“ckers not only across the Southeast, but also in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes regions, an area encompassing half the United States. And when Florida Â“nally began shutting down its pill mill pipeline, users and addicts there did exactly what users and addicts did in Florida: They turned to heroin. Academic studies, news reports and government agencies all have lauded the success of this stateÂs overdue efforts to shutter its pill mills. None has documented Â„ or even suggested Â„ what The Post found: East of the Mississippi, as Florida-supplied oxycodone began disappearing, deaths tied to that and similar drugs started falling. And simultaneously, deaths linked to heroin started rising. And as a reminder, Florida lawmakers still have not done much to help with the heroin crisis.Report: Florida lawmakers, including Marco Rubio, ignited AmericaÂs heroin crisisBy LAWRENCE MOWERHERALD/TIMES TALLAHASSEE BUREAU EditorÂs note: The writer, emeritus professor of government at USF St. Petersburg, composed this a few days before the Legislature approved HB 21. ÂYes, I need pain medsÂŽ was the headline on an essay I wrote for the Perspective section of the Tampa Bay Times three years ago. That article generated a response like nothing else I had ever published. I donÂt know if readers reacted to that headline or to the version that accompanied my column on the TimesÂ website: ÂHelp Floridians who have chronic pain get the meds they need.ÂŽ But more than 400 individuals emailed or wrote to me describing the problems they encountered in getting pain meds they needed. Perhaps they found a kindred spirit. I am one of them. I have had chronic pain for more than half a century. Just a few years ago, Florida had a massive problem with drug abuse due to the growth of Âpill mills.ÂŽ So many out-of-state residents Â”ocked to Florida to get easy access to opioids that I-275 was labeled the ÂOxy Express.ÂŽ In 2010, 650 million oxycodone pills were prescribed in Florida, enough for 34 pills per resident. That same year, 98 of the top 100 doctors dispensing oxycodone resided in Florida. Deaths from overdoses skyrocketed. To combat the problem, Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi established the Florida Regulatory Drug Enforcement Task Force. Florida cracked down on drug manufacturers and pharmacies responsible for the distribution of hundreds of millions of pills to the pill mills. The state also arrested 3,742 people, including 67 physicians, seized more than $10 million in cash and shut down 254 pill mills. The Legislature passed a law requiring that only certiÂ“ed pain specialists could prescribe Schedule I and II controlled substances. As a result of these actions, the number of oxycodone pills distributed in Florida was cut by more than half. Where 98 of the top 100 doctors prescribing oxycodone lived in Florida in 2010, by 2013 only two of the top 100 prescribers were Floridians. Now the governor and Legislature want to impose a threeto seven-day limit on opioids, even though studies indicate that less than one-third of opioid abusers got their drugs from a doctor. They may be attacking an issue that is not the primary problem associated with drug abuse. Of the 63,000 drug deaths in 2016, 19,000 were related to fentanyl. Much of the fentanyl is illegally imported from China, and the drug is mixed with heroin or other illegal drugs. Heroin accounted for another 15,500 deaths. Pain meds accounted for 14,500 deaths, but a majority of these were not from doctor-prescribed opioids. A threeto seven-day limit on pain meds will be especially burdensome for FloridaÂs senior citizens. Instead of seeing a doctor once a month, they will now have to see the doctor from four to 10 times a month. Doctors will not be able to deal with the tremendous increase in patient visits. Many pain patients are elderly and will have problems getting to the doctorÂs ofÂ“ce every three to seven days. Paying for all of these extra visits is another burden that many Florida residents will be unable to afford. The threeto seven-day policy means that many Floridians will no longer be able to visit friends and family in another state. Do I visit the grandkids or do I stay home to get my meds? Many retirees look forward to travel, especially overseas. This is now out of the question. ItÂs hard to visit Europe or Australia if you have to be back to see your doctor in three to seven days. Many Floridians will face one of three choices, and none of them are good. First, those who can will move to another state with less restrictive policies. Few individuals can afford this option, but those who can will likely move. Option two is that many Floridians will turn to illicit drugs. Dr. Sarah Wakeman, a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, notes that Âmore people are buying drugs on the illicit market now because they canÂt Â“nd the opioids they were used to getting.ÂŽ A third option is that some will end their lives. It doesnÂt take long to search the literature of pain patients to Â“nd stories about those who commit suicide rather than endure constant pain and withdrawal because they canÂt get their pain meds. The Legislature needs to crack down on abuses by drug companies and those who sell illegal drugs, and not on Floridians who have a documented need for pain meds. Both Democrats and Republicans have insisted that government not interfere with the doctor/ patient relationship, but that is exactly what is happening. I did not vote for my legislator to be my doctor. I already have one. Darryl Paulson is emeritus professor of government at USF St. Petersburg specializing in Florida politics and elections.On pain meds, I donÂt need the Legislature to be my doctor. I already have one.By DARRYL PAULSONTAMPA BAY TIMES AP PHOTOFlorida Governor Rick Scottseen here at a news conference last year. Are politics in play with the new opioids law? OBITUARIESENGLEWOOD Robert William Brockell, IIRobert William Brockell II, 52, passed away on June 26, 2018, with his loving family at his side. He was born on August 8, 1965, in New York, New York to Robert William Brockell and Janice Lopez-Surma. His hobbies included cars, comics and collecting football cards. Robert was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. He is survived by his wife, Dargis Brockell of Port Charlotte, Fla.; two daughters, Brianna and Alexa Brockell both of Tallahassee, Fla.; his mother, Janice LopezSurma of Fleming, Georgia; stepchildren, Nicole Rodriguez and Armando D. Gonzalez both of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and a sister, Gini Nichols and nephew, Dawson Nicholls, nieces, Kagen, Jimi and Maci Nicholls of Richmond Hills, Georgia; Titi: Jeanette and uncle, William Boyle; uncle, Paul Lawrence Lopez and Titi: Mary Lopez and his faithful companion, Vito. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 6, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 5265 Placida Rd. Grove City. In lieu of Â”owers the family requests contributions in Mr. BrockellÂs name to H. Lee MofÂ“t Cancer center & Research Institute 12902 Magnolia Dr. Tampa, FL 33612-9497. 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Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 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 Â„ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Further questions or information, call 941-681-3003. HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to email@example.comPublisher Â„ Glen Nickerson Executive editor Â„ Jim Gouvellis Editorial page editor Â„ Stephen Baumann Commentary Editor Â„ John Hackworth V IEWPOINTLetÂs take bikes o public roads Time for Deutsch to call it quits Please support a local merchant Not enough about Krauthammer Make America think againEditor: Sad that so many people use our public roads for their exercise and pleasure bike riding. The increasing number of deaths and injuries will probably continue to rise. While there are no good reasons for road rage, some of these groups of cyclists taking over a public road make one wonder. Public roads are not the place for human-powered transportation and the current law permitting such should be rescinded. Maybe your paper can encourage this? There are several other reasons that this bicycling mania now in style should be better controlled. Â€ Their fun activity should be funded by them and not by the general public. Â€ No users of public roads should be allowed unless they can maintain the minimum speed. Â€ Crash tests and other safety and licensing rules imposed on automobiles might be required also for bicycles.John P. Derr Port CharlotteEditor: Commissioner Stephen Roger Deutsch, be a man of your word; withdraw from the race for District 4 commissioner. You said you would deliver a solution to the Murdock Village money pit. The solution is close enough with Private Equity Group sealing the deal in August or September. You may go now. You only ask questions for which you know the answers. We see through your political tactics. For example, during the May Utilities Update meeting you asked if roads could be paved after being torn up by unwanted sewer construction in Spring Lake. You asked the question in order to appear to care about the people. Even though it wasnÂt publicized, you already knew paving would start this month as evidenced by the paving being done on Spring Lake Boulevard and on the streets connecting to West Tarpon Boulevard. Where was your care for the people when you voted for sewers? Where was your compassion when you voted to force massive sewer costs on senior citizens after they told you they struggled to afford their medications? You think your support of veteransÂ causes is reason to vote for you. Support of veterans is expected of patriots in this community. Everyone in the community and on the board supports our veterans. You have made a career milking the taxpayersÂ udders for almost 40 years. This goes beyond the ideas our forefathers had when they established our government. ItÂs past time to for you to retire!Susan Hutt Port CharlotteEditor: In the 1990s when visiting my parents in Punta Gorda, I was fortunate to discover GuidittaÂs, a womenÂs clothing store with an incredible array of womenÂs fashions. GuidittaÂs, owned by Judy Damron, was initially located at FishermenÂs Village, later moving downtown to Editor: I Â“nd it inconceivable that on the same page in FridayÂs paper there was a lengthy article about the passing of Koko the gorilla and a list of his accomplishments but only a short article about the passing of Dr. Charles Krauthammer mentioning only a few things about his life. In his Â“rst year at Harvard Medical School, Charles Krauthammer, at the age of 22, suffered a neck injury while diving at a swimming pool. After 14 months recovering in the hospital, he returned to medical school and Â“nished his medical training despite being paralyzed from the neck down. He was truly a Renaissance man achieving mastery in Â“elds of psychiatry, speech writing, print journalism and television. He won the Edwin Dunlop prize for excellence in psychiatric research and clinical medicine. Dr. Krauthammer wanted to reach a broader platform and began a career as a columnist and political commentator. He made no compunction about calling out those in power, whether they were Democrats, Republicans or conservatives. In 1987, he won the Pulitzer Prize as a columnist and the National Magazine Award. He was also the author of several best selling books. One could go on and on about his accomplishments. But I guess the passing of a gorilla seemed to warrant more media attention then the passing of the brilliant Charles Krauthammer. But then what can you expect from a liberal newspaper?Linda Fellin EnglewoodEditor: Dear Mr. President, I am not fearful of MS-13, ISIS or illegal immigration. I am fearful for millions of Americans not having affordable health insurance coverage. I am fearful for Americans being gunned down while attending school, their place of worship or a music concert. I am fearful for Americans living below the poverty level while unable to earn a living wage. I am fearful for womenÂs rights to slowly slip away. I am fearful of the continued division of our great country with your empty rhetorical daily ÂTweets.ÂŽ I am fearful of the coming trade wars driving the cost of everything skyward. I am fearful of the stock market crashing and our country heading into another recession. Stop the fear-mongering. LetÂs make America think again.Kenneth A. Liddle RotondaNorth Port finally will get its community poolOUR POSITION: A long time coming; a community necessity.Englewood has a public beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Four, actually, including one in Charlotte County, two in Sarasota County and one state park. A plethora of world-class public beaches, if you will. Port Charlotte has a beach complex, too. Punta Gorda doesnÂt, but it has a harbor. VeniceÂs beaches stretch from the spectacular, unspoiled Caspersen Beach in the south to Venice Beach near the jetty in the north. And the landlocked North Port? Low and dry. No public swimming facilities other than a long ride west to neighboring beaches or the old YMCA pool, owned by the city. That was Â“ne when the city of North Port had 15,000 or 20,000 residents Â„ as it did only 20 or 15 years ago. But it is clearly inadequate for a city of 67,000 people (and rising rapidly). Especially for a city whose demographics skew far lower than the Charlotte-Sarasota median. ItÂs a large, family-oriented city where not everyone has a backyard pool; a city that roasts in the spring-summer-fall heat of Southwest Florida. North Port needs a proper community pool. North Port has needed a proper community pool for a couple of decades now, but it hasnÂt built one, despite the energetic efforts of a small group of dedicated advocates, led by the indomitable Joan Morgan. Until now. North Port city ofÂ“cials picked up ceremonial shovels yesterday morning and turned a spadeful of sand for a new community pool and water park. Finally! The ceremony took place at Butler Park near the Morgan Family Community Center off Price Boulevard. Naturally and appropriately, itÂs the site of the new park. The pool/water park, which is due to be completed by July 2019, will include a 25-meter stretch pool, three water slides and a lazy river water feature. It will have a kiddie pool, a childrenÂs play area and shaded areas to escape the relentless Florida sun. All that is next to the aforementioned Community Center and ballÂ“elds of Butler Park, across from North Port High School and down the street from Heron Creek Middle School. ItÂs the perfect spot, an epicenter of family life in this growing city. The cost is roughly $12 million. Capital construction funding of $11.1 million will come from the city surtax Â„ a portion of the sales tax Â„ with the rest to be made up in parks and recreation impact fees, which come from new construction. At this point, no ad valorem property tax money is due for construction, but some burden is likely to fall on property taxpayers in the future. When designs were Â“rst drawn years ago, the stumbling block wasnÂt the upfront cost but ongoing maintenance and operations. In 2011, a potential $600,000 price tag for annual operation froze city commissioners. Two years ago, consultants warned it would cost $200,000 to keep a pool running, which again scared off city commissioners. After much debate and Â“ddling with scope and design, the commission Â“nally moved forward. The numbers are still fuzzy. But city ofÂ“cials hope user fees will support roughly 50 percent of the costs. The expectation also is that water park features in this larger facility will bring in bigger paying crowds. We can hope, but the projections really are estimates. Projected user fees may be $10 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. City residents would get $2 off entrance fees. WeÂre hopeful the costs will be reasonable and sustainable. Nevertheless, big picture, a public pool/water park is a must-have community amenity for a landlocked city of this size in sunny Florida. It deserves support. This groundbreaking is cause for celebration.Candidates columnsCandidates for local ofÂ“ce in Charlotte and Sarasota counties are invited to write one editorial column to run in the Sun before the Primary Election. Introduce yourself and/or explain your positions. Please limit submissions to 700 words. Please include an attached photo. Submit inquiries and columns by email to sbaumann@ sun-herald.com. For more information, call Stephen Baumann at 941-681-3003. 150-word limit on candidate lettersThroughout the coming election season, the Sun will gladly accept and publish letters to the editor endorsing political candidates. However, those letters will be limited to 150 words. The 250-word limit applies to all other letters. Please remember to limit candidate letters to 150 words. As always, also please include your name (no Â“rst initials), your town and telephone number (for conÂ“rmation purposes.) Bill would ood us with immigrantsEditor: Sen. Nelson and all Democrat senators just signed on to a bill which will prohibit law enforcement ofÂ“cials from removing a child from a parent within 100 miles of the border or anywhere adjacent or near the port of entry (which when interpreted loosely could include the entire U.S.). except for three subjective circumstances: Since children cannot be incarcerated with parents, it follows the parent cannot be incarcerated (arrested). This bill does not differentiate between illegal immigrant children and legal U.S. children. This is an open border bill which will encourage millions of illegal families to enter the country with no fear of consequences. Florida with its warm year-round temperature may become a magnet for millions of these families. Does our state have the capacity to provide housing for an inÂ”ux of families; do our schools have the capacity to accommodate all the additional children; do our medical facilities have the ability to provide health care to an overwhelming number of additional adults and children? I certainly donÂt have any answers and while I too feel compassion for those seeking a better life, I canÂt help but question the concept of leaving our borders open so that every family in the world who would like to enjoy the beneÂ“ts of living in the U.S. can cross our southern border knowing they cannot be arrested and deported. Consider Â“rst what is good for the country and Florida and put aside any loyalty to either political party.Sally Meier North Port233 Sullivan St. (the Blue House) and for the last nine years to the trendy little yellow house at 252 W. Olympia Avenue. In May of this year, Judy received a mere six weeksÂ notice from her landlord to vacate the premises by July 11. Judy has a vast inventory of clothing that she is offering for sale at 50 percent off. If this sale generates enough capital to cover inventory expenses (cost), she may be able to secure another lease and continue to serve our community. Please support Judy as she has supported us over the past 44 years.Susan Miller Punta Gorda
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7 VIEWPOINT WEEK IN REVIEW A recent article in the Sun indicated that Florida is second in the nation for bike deaths. There was, however, a slight drop in bicycle deaths in 2017 compared to 2016. Four fatalities were reported in 2016 compared to one in 2017. The climate in Florida is conducive to bicycle use for riders, however many bicyclists use bikes for shopping and travel to and from the work place. In a subsequent article on May 15, 2018, the paper published a bicycle quiz that I thought was informative. It is unfortunate that many cyclists are unaware of or do not follow the rules of the road. It also is evident that motorists are not following the rules. Florida statutes state that a cyclist has all of the rights of the roadway applicable to any driver. A common rule that seems to be disregarded by a motorist is the threefoot rule when passing a cyclist. Many times when riding a bike, motorists have come dangerously close and in fact, once a truck hit a mirror on my bike. Charlotte County is proactive in providing bike paths, wide sidewalks and bike trails. In Florida, it is legal for a cyclist to use sidewalks, but they must follow all rules, such as using audible signals to alert pedestrians when riding on sidewalks. Also, at intersections the cyclist must observe all rules of the road. In the Parkside area of Port Charlotte, the county is proactive in designing and installing wide sidewalks which accommodate both pedestrian and cyclist. The purpose is to link all sections of Parkside to the medical district and the Promenades Mall for access to stores in the mall. The reconstruction of U.S. 41 in the Port Charlotte area provides cyclists with a designated bike lane. It seems that some cyclists are not observing all the rules in that some are riding against the trafÂ“c on the wrong side of the highway. A cyclist must be extra careful when there are right-hand turn lanes at intersections and entrances to shopping malls. The bike lane puts the rider between two lanes of trafÂ“c and he must watch for vehicles changing lanes abruptly. Also, it is important to observe all trafÂ“c light and to yield to pedestrians crossing the road. Florida law states that a bicycle operator who rides between sunset and sunrise must be equipped with a lamp Âexhibiting a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet.ÂŽ In addition, a Âlamp and a reÂ”ector on the rear exhibiting a red light visible from a distance of 600 feet to the rear.ÂŽ An operator under the age of 16 must wear a helmet. It is suggested that all operators wear helmets. As this column was being Â“nished, an article in the Sun dated May 26, reported on two highway accidents occurring the previous week. The Â“rst accident occurred when a teen was hit while riding a bicycle on U.S. 41. The teen was at fault because he did not observe trafÂ“c signals. Although not required, the teen was not wearing a helmet. The driver of the motor vehicle hitting the cyclist was not charged. A second teen was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing U.S. 41 on foot. This accident was determined to be a hit and run. Remember that highway safety is the responsibility of all drivers whether operating a motor vehicle or by all bikers using the roadway.Candidates ForumCharlotte County has a primary election in August. The Charlotte County Curmudgeon Club will sponsor a Meet the Candidates Forum at the Charlotte County Cultural Center on Aug. 1. It is encouraged that all eligible voters familiarize themselves with the candidates on the ballot. This year several positions on the Airport Authority and County Commission races will be decided. Looking ahead to the November election, many questions will be on the ballot that will affect our pocketbooks, including an increase in school taxes and the increase in the homestead exemption. Bill Southwick is a member of the Charlotte County Curmudgeon Club. Readers can reach him via cccurclub@ embarqmail.com. The Curmudgeon Club website is www. cccurmudgeon.org.Highway, bicycle safety is everyoneÂs concern Curmudgeon ClubBill Southwick Many residents know that TEAM Punta Gorda (TEAM) is a citizen-based community service organization that emerged after the devastation of Hurricane Charley to help unite, preserve and rebuild our town. They funded and coordinated the development of the Citizens Master Plan and spearheaded the recovery that kept our town such a special place to live. The Â“rst step taken by TEAM was to hire a world-renowned urban planner to work with the citizens of Punta Gorda to develop the CitizensÂ Master Plan 2005. Once the Master Plan was completed and gifted to the city, TEAM began the process of seeing that the plan was implemented. A major emphasis was to build a close working relationship with city and Charlotte County governments to provide volunteer citizen assistance in rebuilding our community. TEAM quickly became a grassroots organization of active volunteers. Today, TEAM Punta Gorda engages over 500 community volunteers per year in three areas:Community Service Community service includes projects like Paint Your Heart Out, Punta Gorda, where over 100 volunteers paint eight homes in one day each year for homeowners in need. This program has expanded to include raising money for badly needed home repairs. After Hurricane Irma this year, TEAM volunteers turned out in numbers to clean up the cityÂs parks. TEAM also funds and operates the yellow bike program along the Harborwalk. Due to the dedication of our volunteers, the public can ride one of 44 free loaner bicycles for transportation, or recreation. Community ProjectsThe list of community projects completed by TEAM Punta Gorda since 2005 is very long. A sampling includes: Provided beautiÂ“cation and landscaping all over town, starting with Marion Avenue after Charley. Developed a thriving Community Garden Program in three public areas. Developed the Parks That Teach Program (now operated by the Charlotte Master Gardeners) and the Artisans Atelier (now operated by the Downtown Merchants Association). Provided many amenities in town, such as the way-Â“nder kiosks along the Punta Gorda Pathways, funding the equipment for the PGFDÂs EMTÂs on bikes, and the naturalist interpretive signs along the Harborwalk. WeÂve saved the city many dollars through these projects and offered the community a way to get engaged. Community DevelopmentTEAM often serves as convener for conversations that need to happen. An example of this is the Housing Workgroup convened in 2016 to bring together community leaders to talk about housing. We brought in a resource expert and held a seminar then discussed the implications for Punta Gorda. The group is still working in this area under the leadership of the Gulfcoast Partnership. WeÂre often asked about our position on individual development projects under consideration by the City Council. ItÂs simple. TEAM Punta Gorda does not take positions on individual development projects. The opinions held by TEAM on development principles can be readily accessed in the Citizens Master Plan (available at www.teampuntagorda. org). We look forward to the cityÂs efforts to update the plan. WeÂre pleased that city leaders actively seek community input. During the development of the Citizens Master Plan there was a joyfulness, a positive energy and a visionary quality to the community conversation. There was excitement and hope for a better future for our community. TodayÂs conversations seem Â“lled with anger, angst and criticism instead of civility and new ideas. As the city moves into its intended update of the Citizens Master Plan, weÂd like to see it be a constructive dialogue. TEAM Punta Gorda will be there, too, fully engaged in the conversation. TEAM Punta Gorda is a 501(c)(3) nonproÂ“t organization. Nancy Johnson is the CEO of TEAM Punta Gorda. Ideas or questions can be addressed to team@ teampuntagorda.org. Or, call 941-637-TEAM (8326). Find a complete schedule of all upcoming activities, as well as more information about TEAM Punta Gorda, membership, or to volunteer, visit our website, www. teampuntagorda.org. 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Page 8 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 FROM PAGE ONEBRIDGE WINNERSJune 25, 2018 North Port Senior Center North/South 1st: Donna and George Przyblek; 2nd: Helen Norris and Dave Johnson East/West 1st: Marcia Lanphear and John Herrmann; 2nd: Leslie Clugston and Pam Dean WEEKLY RECORDCharlotte County marriage licensesÂ€ Andrew Christopher Gentile of Naples, and Fabiola Mercedes Marsden of Punta Gorda Â€ Jonathan Brian Marshman of Port Charlotte, and Meghan Elise Collins of Port Charlotte Â€ Justin Wade Lindsey of North Port, and Heather Nicole Lindsey of North Port Â€ Eric Paul Eisen of St Petersburg, Fla., and Wenying Xu of St Petersburg, Fla. Â€ William Frederick Humphrey of Punta Gorda and Bambi Dawn Blaine of Punta Gorda Â€ Diana Marie Donnelly of North Port, and Scott Yates Winn of North Port Â€ Jennifer Martinez of Port Charlotte, and Victor Manuel Garcia of Port Charlotte Â€ Thomas James Loring of Cape Coral, and Diane Elizabeth Brown of Cape Coral Â€ Mary Elizabeth Maden of Rotonda West, and Eric Scott Schroeder of Rotonda West Â€ Donald Anthony Morrow of Englewood and Sherie Lee Macleod of Englewood Â€ Amber Hope Parks of Port Charlotte and David Matthew Smith of Port Charlotte Â€ Tiara Brooke Lycans of Cartersville, Ga., and Aubrey Leigh Shields of Cartersville, Ga. Â€ Brittany Elizabeth Arnold of Columbia City, Ind., and Joshua David Stouder of Columbia City, Ind. Â€ Megan Amanda Fetter of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Kyle A. Junk of Cedar Rapids, Iowa Â€ John Joseph Vereker of Tyngsboro, Mass., and Allana Jean Johnston of Tyngsboro, Mass. Â€ Leonard William Oler of Punta Gorda, and Kelly Irene Kirby of Punta Gorda Â€ Hannah Rae Stoquert of Punta Gorda, and John Joseph Guarino, of|Punta Gorda Â€ Elias Garcell of Punta Gorda, and Lynne Garcell of Punta GordaCharlotte County divorcesÂ€ Thania I. Gonzalez Gonzalez v. Jose A. Ortiz Â€ Samuel Jennings v. Paula Wendy Jones Â€ Erik Keene v. Melissa Chappell Â€ Nicholas D. Lodes v. Ashley R. Lodes Â€ Keith Warren Phillips v. Barbara Patricia Phillips Â€ Ana Rodriguez v. Lawrence David Mills Jr. A record-setting 10 million Floridians have signed up to donate their organs after death Â„ including about 60 percent of drivers in Charlotte and Sarasota counties. But just 1 to 2 percent of all deaths on average meet the criteria necessary for donations to happen Â„ according to information from LifeLink Senior Public Affairs Coordinator Betsy Edwards. Serving all the hospitals in Charlotte and Sarasota counties, LifeLink, a nonproÂ“t organization, is the areaÂs federally designated organ procurement organization. Edwards said in order for organ donation to potentially take place, a donor must be in a hospital and on a ventilator when pronounced brain dead. ThatÂs not what happens when many people die. But when it is, a ventilator can keep blood Â”owing through organs so they are viable and suitable to save another personÂs life, according to Edwards. Even under this traditional organ donation criteria in the U.S., time is of the essence. In a home death like TankersleyÂs, the environment is uncontrolled and the exact timing of death canÂt be certain, according to Edwards. Jones said they were told the death likely happened within about a half-hour of discovery. He said within hours of his nephewÂs lifeless body being removed from the home by emergency medical workers, Jones searched online for organ donation information. He read that kidneys could be good for up to 72 hours. But according to some medical studies, kidneys require a constant supply of oxygen and when that stops they usually need to be removed and preserved within at least 40 minutes. Then, a healthy kidney is transported in cool saltwater that preserves the organ for up to 48 hours. This gives health care providers time to perform tests to ensure matches of donor and recipient blood and tissues, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Hospitals and their doctors are tasked with saving lives. Still, they are required to report deaths that have occurred or that are imminent. LifeLink physically handles all the areaÂs organ donations, and has recovery surgeons on staff, Edwards said. ÂAlthough we are not a transplant center, we work with LifeLink of Florida Â„ the federally designated organ procurement organization Â„ to identify patients who may be eligible for organ donation,ÂŽ said Kim Savage, Sarasota Memorial HospitalÂs public information ofÂ“cer. ÂAll determinations of eligibility are made by LifeLink, which serves 15 counties in west Florida, including Sarasota and Charlotte counties,ÂŽ said Savage. But the stipulation that deaths occur in a hospital is not required by any regulation or law, Edwards conÂ“rmed. ÂItÂs a matter of biology,ÂŽ she said. When blood stops Â”owing through the organ, itÂs not considered viable by LifeLink for donation. Some countries such as Netherlands and the United Kingdom, however, have found that donations after circulatory deaths have almost doubled their numbers of deceased organ donors. ÂVery strict organ selection may reduce the risk of poor initial function after transplantation, but it also carries the risk that viable organs are discarded, which may result in the death of patients on the waiting list who otherwise could have been transplanted,ÂŽ stated a 2016 paper in the journal ÂTransplant InternationalÂŽ from the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam. Edwards said she couldnÂt speak to practices in other countries. But she said more people who decide to be donors increases the chances that more lives will be saved. ÂWe are seeing more organs being made available for transplant,ÂŽ Edwards said. Throughout 15 Florida counties in 2015 served by LifeLink, 207 organ donors saved more than 600 lives, according to the organization. And though not necessarily life-saving, tissue and eye removal for donation can occur within 24 hours of death. Tankersley died just a couple months after receiving a life-saving stroke treatment at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. The family said they were told an autopsy would not be performed because Tankersley suffered heart problems most of his life. He had a pacemaker since childhood. In May, while recovering at his grandparentsÂ home in Port Charlotte where he lived, Tankersley told the Sun that the procedure gave him a chance at life that he didnÂt think he otherwise would have had. Tankersley had returned to work at Best Buy and was happy, said Jones who was visiting the area last week through the weekend and also staying at his parentsÂ house. ÂThere was no warning whatsoever,ÂŽ said Jones. ÂMy mom and dad got to spend two months with him Âƒ I got to see him.ÂŽ Tankersley hadnÂt registered as an organ donor, but Jones said he thinks his nephew would have supported his familyÂs decision to donate his organs had it been possible. If no instructions are left prior to death about organ donation in Florida, the right to decide can fall on certain family members. It would have been left with TankersleyÂs mother, as he was unmarried. ÂDavid had such a big heart and gave out so much love, he didnÂt have enough to keep his body going,ÂŽ said TankersleyÂs mother, Carol Brock, from Ore City, Texas. ÂHe gave it all away.ÂŽ Funeral arrangements have not been set.Email: Apraegitzer@sun-herald.comORGANFROM PAGE 1 2017 FL ORIDA ORGAN DONOR REGISTRATION RATESThe donor registration rate is how many people say yes to being an organ donor during driverÂs license transactions. The goal is more than 50 percent per county, according to Donate Life Florida. County Donor registration rate Rank Walton 68% excellent Charlotte 61% excellent Sarasota 60% excellent Lee 57% good DeSoto 54% good Miami-Dade 33% making progress Broward 30% making progress Â„ Source: Donate Life Florida, 2017 Annual Report An average of 10 people are killed annually in Florida, the state that receives more strikes per square mile than any other. The chances of getting struck over a lifetime here are just 1 in 3,000, the National Weather Service says. When Zannone and Barton stepped on to the beach that day, 500 people had been killed by lightning in Florida since 1959, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration records. Sunday also marked the start of the National Lightning Safety CouncilÂs Lightning Safety Awareness Week. TheyÂd met six weeks earlier, when Barton installed a bathroom sink in her Tampa home. He was kind and funny, with a gentle spirit and sense of adventure, said Zannone, a 44-year-old systems analyst for Tampa General Hospital. They shared a passion for astrology, hot peppers and the beach. They decided on Siesta Key for SundayÂs outing because Barton knew of a prime snorkeling spot along the barrier island off the coast of Sarasota. On the ride down, Barton played a song called Bartender by the Dave Matthews Band, one of his favorite groups: ÂIf I go before IÂm old, oh brother of mine, please donÂt forget me if I goÂƒ Oh and if I die, before my time, oh sweet sister of mine please donÂt regret me if I goÂŽ They parked near the Siesta Key Beach Pavilion and walked south along the beach under a blazing sun for about a mile, then swam. They lounged on the beach for a bit, then Barton swam south to Point of Rocks, an area of shallow water dotted with limestone formations. As Barton snorkeled, Zannone spent the next two hours or so reading at the waterÂs edge. About 2 p.m., dark clouds began to roll in from the south. Rain drops pattered onto the pages of ZannoneÂs book, a memoir called Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle. As the sky grew darker and lightning Â”ashed, swimmers hustled out of the water. Zannone spotted a smiling Barton walking up the beach. ÂHe said the water was clear and beautiful and he had a great time,ÂŽ Zannone recalled. She grabbed her bag and they started the long trek to the car. About 10 minutes later, the sky opened wider. They kept walking. ÂIÂm not afraid of storms and neither is James, so we werenÂt thinking about it in a fearful way even though it was really, really bad,ÂŽ said Zannone, a Florida resident since 1989. ÂIÂm beating myself up about why I didnÂt say, ÂLetÂs just go Â“nd shelter.Â Â Â€ Â€ Â€ Barton was just a foot or two from Zannone when the bolt hit. SheÂd once been shocked plugging in a home appliance, and this jolt felt Â10,000 times worse,ÂŽ she said. Looking up from the sand, she saw light dancing above BartonÂs head. Sparks Â”ared near his waist. He fell over. Stunned and unable to move, Zannone screamed BartonÂs name, though she couldnÂt hear herself. She summoned the strength to roll to her knees and dragged herself to him. She yanked his smoking swim Â“ns from under his arm and tossed them aside. She screamed for help. Michelle Trippi of St. Petersburg was gathered with some friends on a covered patio at the nearby Peppertree Bay vacation rentals when the bolt struck. Her husband had been standing just outside the pool gate, and the force of the strike knocked him off his feet. ÂThe clap was loud enough to be felt in your stomach and chest,ÂŽ Trippi said. They heard cries for help and Zannone appeared on the sandy walkway, yelling for someone to call 911. Trippi, 42, and others ran with Zannone back to Barton, who was lying motionless in the sand. They turned him over and began cardiopulmonary resuscitation. ÂHe was already so blue when I got to him, and cold almost,ÂŽ Trippi recalled. Lifeguards and paramedics arrived and loaded Barton into an ambulance. Zannone rode up front, praying as paramedics continued to pump BartonÂs chest. When they arrived at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Zannone overheard one of the paramedics say something like, ÂHeÂs gone,ÂŽ to another hospital worker. She broke into sobs. Zanonne sat by BartonÂs bedside afterward, still in shock. ÂI held his hand,ÂŽ she recalled through tears, Âand kept saying, ÂJames, come back. James, come back.ÂÂŽ Â€ Â€ Â€ For BartonÂs friends and family, grief swirls with disbelief. Danny Kubisiak, BartonÂs close friend and roommate, Â“nds himself waiting for him to burst through the door of their mobile home and greet his black cat, Ace. He said Barton loved remote control cars, virtual reality video games and Â“shing. Kubisiak, 30, is glad Barton spent his last hours snorkeling. ÂIt was kind of his getaway,ÂŽ he said. ÂThereÂs no sound, just you and the ocean, and he loved every minute of it.ÂŽ Barton was born at Tampa General Hospital, the oldest of three boys, and grew up in Tazewell, Va., a small town west of Roanoke, said his mother, Talena Goad. He served four years in the U.S. Army and moved to Florida about eight years ago. She called him an Âawesome man of God.ÂŽ ÂHe was full of life,ÂŽ she said. ÂYouÂd never see him upset or mad.ÂŽ A Sarasota County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce report notes that Barton had a mark on the back of his head and a wound on his chin, possibly an exit wound from the lightning bolt. When Goad saw her sonÂs body on Monday, he looked like he was sleeping peacefully. A nurse told her heÂd died instantly. Goad believes his death is part of a grander plan she doesnÂt yet understand. ÂI donÂt know why, but God handpicked him for a reason, and thatÂs whatÂs giving me peace,ÂŽ she said. Zannone is struggling to Â“nd her own peace. Physically, she thinks sheÂs okay. The tingling in her feet stopped after a couple of days. Her heart is Â“ne and she was waiting Friday for MRI results. But the images from the beach play in a loop in her mind. She wonders why it was Barton and not her. 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Page 10 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSNORTH PORT Â„ While North Port organizations have had the ability to receive monetary help with events, the city is looking to streamline and expand the process. ÂThis is a conversation that started in February and the goal was to simplify, streamline, make it easier to use,ÂŽ City Manager Pete Lear said. The special event assistance program was Â“rst created with the focus being on new organizations and nonproÂ“ts who otherwise would have difÂ“culties holding events. And while Vice Mayor Yates wanted to keep the program that way, the other commissioners pushed for a slight expansion. ÂSo maybe remove (the non-proÂ“t speciÂ“cation) and have it visited as we need to,ÂŽ Commissioner Debbie McDowell said. ÂThe whole thing is to have private events in the city. The more that come to North Port, the more people will come to appreciate our amazing city. We can do all things on a case by case basis.ÂŽ But Yates believed there needed to be more regulation in order to encourage new organizations to host events. ÂIt completely changes the whole intent of the program to start new events and IÂm very concerned,ÂŽ she said. ÂItÂs just giving the money away, thereÂs no measurements to it. WeÂre going back to old ways.ÂŽ ÂExactly,ÂŽ Mayor Vanessa Carusone said. Under the new rules, the former quarterly application process was removed, which all commissioners agreed with. The commissioners also gave consensus to allow organizations to receive more than one award per year if the commission chooses. They can also allow subsidizing annual special events that are successful. ÂWith our commission now, IÂm not concerned,ÂŽ Yates said. ÂBut this program was put in place because of issues in the past with favoritism.ÂŽ However, the remaining current commissioners believed there are enough regulations to prevent that from happening, which can always be changed in the future. ÂThis has more accountability to it,ÂŽ Commissioner Jill Luke said. ÂNothing is written in stone. Every two years you have a new commission, you have staff operating the program. YouÂll be able to see if it draws in more applicants and you can always tweak later. I understand your concerns but it gives you enough to go down the road to tweak later.ÂŽEmail: email@example.com North Port looks to ease event assistance programBy LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITER NORTH PORT Â„ The North Port City Commission has set out to ensure its event sponsorship program brings in the most businesses possible in a worthwhile way. At a February meeting, commissioners were concerned a presenting sponsor would be the only one of its kind at a city event. For example, if MoeÂs Southwest Grill was the headlining sponsor for the Freedom Festival, no other Southwest Mexican food would be available other than MoeÂs. ÂYears ago (the exclusivity) was maybe a good thing because we didnÂt have that much participation,ÂŽ Commissioner Debbie McDowell said at a February meeting. ÂBut the way itÂs growing I think we should open it and maybe even add more signature events like the Road-E-O events. We also have no ofÂ“cial policy on this. ItÂs just something city and staff implemented as a starting point.ÂŽ The General Services Department alone hosts 26 events per year in the city, with more such as the Public Works Road-E-O and Economic Development Summit being added to the mix in recent years. The new proposed guidelines were intended to be implemented across the departments, to help streamline the process. There also was action taken to switch up the current process of a presenting sponsor getting automatic renewal to be the presenting sponsor the following year. The presenting sponsor had to let the city know three months before the event if they were interested. Under a new consensus, the sponsor now has to pay their fee nine months in advance or else the spot is open to any other interested entity. ÂIt is very valuable, which is why year after year companies wanna do it,ÂŽ said Trisha Wisner, Parks and Recreation manager. ÂWhich is why extending from three months to nine months is important to us. We want to honor the relationship we built, however we want to give option (to other companies). A consensus was taken for gold, silver and bronze level sponsors to be unlimited for interested sponsors. The presenting sponsor only has one entity. The sponsorships will now have investment ranges instead of a hard investment number. Presenting sponsor: Â€ $2,000-$5,000 investment range Â€ Have one per event Â€ Have to renew that right nine months before event Platinum sponsor: Â€ $1,500-$5,000 investment range Â€ Have 2-3 per event Gold sponsor: Â€ $1,000-$1,900 investment range Silver sponsor: Â€ $500-$999 investment range Bronze sponsor: Â€ $250-$499 investment range In-kind sponsor: Â€ Depends on value of contribution The city attorney will review and Â“ne tune the current agreement used to sign on a sponsor. Because it is not an ordinance or amendment, it does not need an ofÂ“cial vote which is why commissioners gave consensus instead on several items. According to Erin Bryce, General Services communications and outreach coordinator, the program will be enacted quickly while the administrative regulations are updated for the city manager.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org North Port Commission revamps sponsorship programBy LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITER Chronic Back & Joint Pain? Arthritis? Trouble Walking? 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Page 12 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS To view todayÂs legal notices and more visit, www.oridapublicnotices.com To view todayÂs legal notices and more visit, www.oridapublicnotices.com 3000 NOTICES 3112 FICTITIOUS NAME 07/01/2018 3116 NOTICE OF ACTION IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL COURT, IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 18-593-DR DIvision: CIVIL Rebecca D. Jones Petitioner, and James C. Flincheum Respondent, NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: JAMES C. FLINCHEUM last known address: 520 SEDALIA, KY 42079 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on REBECCA JONES whose ad dress is 25568 DUNDEE RD PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950 on or before 07/09/2018 and file the original with the clerk of this COurt a t 350 E MARION AVE., PUNT A GORDA, FL 33950 berfore service on Petitioner or immediately there after. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered agains t you for the relief demanded in the petition The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be di vided: (NONE) Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders are available at the Clerk of t he Circuit CourtÂs office. You may review these documents up request. Y ou must keep the Clerk of the Circuit CourtÂs office notified of your current address. (You may file Designation of Current Mailing and E-Mail address, Florida Supreme Court A pproved Family Law Form 12.915) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed or emailed to the address(es) on record at the clerkÂs office. W ARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rulees of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or stricking of pleadings. Dated: 05/24/2018 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: J. Kern Deputy Clerk Publish: June 10, 17, 24, AND July 1, 2018 395956 3586262 3130 NOTICE OF SALE N O TI C E O F PUBLI C S ALE: STEVE'S TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/13/2018, 09:00 am at 23423 Janice Ave Lot D Port Charlotte, FL 33980, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. STEVE'S TOWING reserves the right to accept or rej ect any and/or all bids. 1B4HR28Z9XF711353 1999 DODGE Publish: 07/01/2018 274754 3590580 3138 OTHER NOTICES C harlotte C ounty Punta Gorda Metropolitan Planning Organization C A L E N D A R Charlotte County-Punta Gorda Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board Meeting and Public Meeting for the amendment of the FY 2018/2019 Â… 2022/2023 Transportation Improvement Pro gram (TIP). The Amendment is required to be consistent with Federal rules and FDOT s adopted Performance targets for Pavement, Bridge and System Performance. To receive federal funds for the projects in the TIP, this change is required to be amended in the MPOÂs F Y 2018/2019 to FY 2022/2023 Transportation Improvement Pro gram. The TIP is a federally-re quired document that all Metropolitan Planning Organiza tions are required to develop annually and represents the transportation improvements that have been programmed for the five year period. Monday, July 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at the Murdock Administrative Building, Room #119, 18500 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, Florida. The documents will be available for public review before 3138 OTHER NOTICES the MP O Board Meeting/Public Meeting. Copies of the documents will be located at the Mid County/South County/Punta Gorda Public/Englewood Li braries, City Hall, Charlotte County A dministration Building and the Charlotte County Cultural Center. Comments can be made by con tacting the MPO at theaddress o r website below. The public review period will remain open for comments until the July 30, 2018 MPO Board Meeting/Public Meeting. No stenographic record by a certified court reporter is made of these meetings. Accordingly, anyone seeking to appeal any decisions involving the matters herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the meeting/testimony and evidenc e upon which any appeal is to be based. 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POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffÂs 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.CHARLOTTE COUNTY Â„ Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce will increase trafÂ“c enforcement at the following locations: Speed enforcement: Â€ Tamiami Trail from S.R. 776 to Peace River bridges Top crash locations: Â€ Tamiami Trail/ Cochran Boulevard Â€ Tamiami Trail/Harbor Boulevard The Charlotte County SheriffÂs Office reported the following arrests: Â€ Christopher Andrew Landry, of Port Charlotte. Charge: sell, manufacture or deliver marijuana. Bond: $5,000. Â€ Jacob Dale Burrell, 29, of Port Charlotte. Charge: burglary with assault or battery. Bond: none. Â€ Ciara Nicole Holmes, 27, of Fort Myers, Fl. Charge: resisting an officer without violence. Bond: $2,500. Â€ Matthew Gordon Sawyer, of Port Charlotte. Charges: driving under the influence 4th or subsequent offense, violate non-resident exemption from registration, refusing to accept and sign a summons, and four counts of off bond/ forfeiture/revocations. Bond: $15,000. Â€ Michael Wayne Pearcy, 35, of Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, convicted felon fails to register, and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $12,500. Â€ Aaron Michael Philbrook, 35, of Punta Gorda. Charges: violation of probation or community control, knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, and leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage. Bond: $7,000. Â€ Pablo Sarat-Hernandez, 19, of Port Charlotte. Charge: operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Bond: none. Â€ Gregory Raymond Maine, 32, of Sarasota, Fl. Charge: nonresident driver license required. Bond: $1,000. Â€ Lisa Lynn Hacker, 55, 33100 block of Loveland Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charge: felony battery or domestic battery by strangulation. Bond: none. Â€ Matthew Jacob Ellenwood, 38, 700 block of Bal Harbor Blvd., Punta Gorda. Charge: DUI. Bond: none. Â€ Roderick K. Hess, 58, 23500 block of Moreland Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: DUI. Bond: none. Â€ Justin Michael Brown, 22, 100 block of Mariner Lane, Rotonda West. Charges: violation of probation or community control, possession of marijuana over 20 grams, and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. The Punta Gorda Police Department reported the following arrests: Â€ Jennifer Marie Correll, 25, 3500 block of Areca St., Punta Gorda. Charge: DUI. Bond: none. Â€ Conner Alexander Ricketson, 21, 200 block of Woodland Drive, Englewood. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: none. Â€ James Michael Burrell, 36, Homeless of Punta Gorda. Charges: failed to register as a convicted felon. Bond: none. 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Question: I was wondering if you would give me your opinion. IÂm planning to build a spec house. It would be a 3 bed, 2 bath home with 1,325 square feet under air. For an extra $12,000, my builder will upgrade the home from a 2-car to a 3-car garage or increase the living space under air by 175 SqFt. The home would be completed in about a year. My questions are: Would it be better to apply the extra $12,000 to increase the square footage in the home or the garage? Which way is the market trending? Any thoughts or info would be appreciated. Answer: The market has been trending up. Locally, prices have increased sharply since they hit bottom in 2011. Regarding where to spend the extra $12,000 I would apply it towards increasing the living space under air. The size of your spec home will put it in a category that is attractive to Â“rst-time, entry-level buyers. This demographic values living space over garage space. LetÂs see if the numbers support this. The number of single family homes with 3-car garages that sold on the MLS over the past 12 months in Charlotte County is 313. Only one of those homes was as small as your spec home. The median sales price was $405,000. So clearly, a 3-car garage is out of character for a small home. If there was a demand, weÂd see more of them. Regarding Âany thoughts would be appreciatedÂŽ: My Dad had a favorite question he would pose to sales people. At the end of the pitch, he would say ÂFrom your experience, what additional questions should I be asking you?ÂŽ So, in that spirit, here are some more questions for you. 1: Why would a buyer pay extra for your spec home when they can go directly to the builder? The convenience factor and ability to move into a brand-new home immediately would be one reason. I know of a local investor who is capitalizing on this with high-end homes. I donÂt know if this is proÂ“table with entry-level homes. 2: How will you Â“nance the spec home? On the phone, you stated that you will partially Â“nance the stages of construction with a home-equity loan (on your existing home). That could be risky. During the bubble-burst of 2005 and Â“nancial meltdown of 2008, there were many unforeseen chain of events that led to waves of bankruptcies and foreclosures. Declining home prices turned huge numbers of equity-rich homeowners into under-water borrowers. Consequently, banks like Bank of America abruptly canceled borrowersÂ ability to withdraw any more money from their home-equity loans. Do you have a backup plan for unforeseen situations like this? 3: Do you have any guarantee that the builderÂs Â“nal bill will not exceed the quoted price? You should review the contract with a real estate attorney. Some contracts have escalation fees which hold you responsible if the builderÂs costs increase during construction. Given the rapid escalation in labor and materials cost, that seems likely. 4: Have you run the numbers to discover the sales price youÂll need just to break even? At 6 percent commission, the total cost of sale will be about 7 percent. Other expenses will include the interest charges on your equity-line. Keep in mind that equity-line interest is not Â“xed like 30-year mortgages. Interest rates are trending up, so discuss the possible scenarios with your lender. 5: Is there any guarantee your home will be completed in a year? The low un-employment rate and heated economy are expected to increase inÂ”ation, which would increase the interest rate on your equity loan. The longer it takes to complete your home, the more youÂll pay in interest. In 2005, there was a wellknown builder on the Cape Haze Peninsula. He got so busy, he included a clause in his contracts that stipulated he was not bound to any completion date if he had more than ten homes under construction. ItÂs hard to imagine anyone who signed that contract really read that clause. 6: Are there any mandatory septic-to-sewer conversions planned for the area where you are building? You donÂt want to install a costly septic system with the expectation that you, or your buyer, may be required to rip it out and pay thousands more for a sewer connection a few years down the road. I hope this helps. Good luck with your decision. 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, Brett@BrettSlattery.com, or www.BrettSlattery.com.Should I build a spec home? BrettSLATTERYCOLUMNIST 808 Tropez Lane Venice 100 McCabe Street, Port Charlotte 3655 Roderigo Ave., North Port Address: 808 Tropez Lane Venice, FL 34292 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2007 List Price: $ 415,000 LP/SqFt: $ 182.98 Garage/Carport: Attached 2 spaces Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Sq Ft Heated: 2,268 Total Acreage: Up to 19,889 sf Pool: Private Location: Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Jennifer Magoon, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, 941-928-8211OUR TOWN: SUNCOAST HOMES SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018 DOG DAYS OF SUMMERSCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR FOSTER CHILDRENPUNTA GORDA AUTHOR PENS NEW NOVEL The Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County offered 50 percent off adoption fee. Seepage 12. Backpacks, pencils and paper are needed for foster children going back to school . Bennett is making donation boxes to collect supplies in time for a back-to-school giveaway sheÂs planning for July. One is already at A Better Scoop Ice Cream Shop, 70 S. Indiana Ave., Englewood. Seepage 11. Local author Donald P. Robin was tired of writing academicinspired books and articles. Seepage 11. Address: 100 McCabe Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33953 County: Charlotte County Year Built: 1999 List Price: $319,000 LP/SqFt: $154 Garage/Carport: 2-Car Garage Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Sq Ft Heated: 2,060 Total Acreage: 23 Pool: Yes Location: Charlotte County Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Charryl Youman, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty, Venice, 941-468-5215 Address: 3655 Roderigo Ave., North Port, FL 34286 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2018 List Price: $287,700 LP/SqFt: $142 Garage/Carport: 2-Car Garage Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Sq Ft Heated: 2,025 Total Acreage: .25 acre Pool: None Location: Sarasota County Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Charryl Youman, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty, Venice, 941-468-5215
Page 14 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 2 Home improvements can rejuvenate a stale dwelling. But remodeling and renovations could set you back thousands of dollars for each room. A Âmidrange minor kitchen remodelÂŽ Â„ including hardware, countertops, Â”ooring and a refrigerator Â„ is about $21,000, on average, according to Remodeling magazineÂs 2018 Cost vs. Value report. But with the right approach, you can give your abode some TLC without busting your budget. ÂIf youÂre strategic with the planning, especially if youÂre willing to put in a little sweat equity, there are deÂ“nite simple Â“xes that you can make,ÂŽ says Dan DiClerico, a home expert at HomeAdvisor. Try these ways to update your home for less.Rearrange the furnitureHereÂs a solution that wonÂt cost a dime: a new room layout. You can work with what you already have to make your space feel new again. Consider ideas like moving the bed to the opposite wall or swapping the location of the sofa and chair in the living room.Grab a paint brushSlap a fresh coat of paint on the walls for a quick makeover. Hiring a professional to tackle the entire interior can set you back close to $2,000, DiClerico says. But youÂll cut costs by taking on the project yourself. DonÂt have the time or money to paint the whole house? Choose one or two areas that you spend the most time in, such as the living room or bedroom. ÂIf youÂre able to do it yourself, certainly under $100 is going to get you a bucket of paint and all the necessary tools to totally transform that space,ÂŽ DiClerico says. Try the same tactic with furniture. Fresh paint or a new Â“nish can revitalize old cabinets, tables, dressers and other items.Replace fixtures and hardwareNew light Â“xtures, faucets or cabinet hardware can give a room a completely different look and feel. Cosmetic changes can beneÂ“t your wallet, too. You can Â“nd cabinet handles and knobs at most home improvement and hardware stores for a few dollars each. Some faucets and shower heads reduce water use, which means you could save money each month.Limit your upgradesYou donÂt have to revamp every inch of a room. DiClerico suggests that you Âsplurge on the things youÂre interacting with on a daily basis.ÂŽ So rather than shell out half a yearÂs salary for a complete kitchen remodel, upgrade a few select items. ÂYou can do a sweep of appliances Â„ the fridge, the range, the dishwasher Â„ for a few thousand dollars or less,ÂŽ DiClerico says. Explore other ways to scale back on costs. You might purchase a coffee table or chair in lieu of a living room set, or install new Â”ooring in a small, heavily trafÂ“cked location instead of every room.AccessorizeRedecorating can be much more affordable Â„ and just as effective Â„ as major upgrades. You can cozy up a space and add a pop of color with throw pillows, lamps, area rugs or plants. Dress up windows with brand new curtains. Or, pick a statement piece for the wall, like a large work of art or mirror. ÂItÂs about zeroing in on the focal points in that space to get the bang for the buck,ÂŽ DiClerico says.Cover your furnitureSalvage couches and armchairs that have minor wear and tear with slipcovers. While getting a piece of furniture reupholstered or buying an entirely new piece can cost hundreds to several thousand dollars, you can buy a quality cover for less than $100.Shop smartKnowing when and where to shop can help you trim expenses. For example, January white sales are prime time for discounted bedding. Presidents Day sales in February often include furniture, while NovemberÂs Black Friday deals feature appliances. Map out your purchases accordingly, if you can. Check thrift stores, yard sales and local online marketplaces like Craigslist throughout the year for cheap or free secondhand furniture and home goods. ÂMaking your home more beautiful, more functional, more energy efÂ“cient shouldnÂt have to put you in the poorhouse or into debt,ÂŽ DiClerico says. With careful planning, you can Â“nd solutions within your budget. This article originally appeared on the personal Â“nance website NerdWallet. Lauren Schwahn is a writer at NerdWallet. Email her at lschwahn@ nerdwallet.com, or follow her on Twitter at @laurenÂ„schwahn.Affordable ways to refresh your homeBy LAUREN SCHWAHNNERDWALLET AP PHOTOSA fresh coat of paint on the walls can make for a quick makeover. Dan DiClerico, a home expert at HomeAdvisor suggests that you Âsplurge on the things youÂre interacting with on a daily basis.ÂŽ Looking For Something? Find it in the Classifieds! adno=50534453 Conveniently located in North Port Commons on Rt 41 just 1/4 mile north of Sumter Blvd and 800 feet south of Lowes.PAIN-FREE DENTISTRY! EMERGENCIES WELCOME! ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! Kristin A. Woods, D.D.S. Thomas R. Cherpak, D.D.S. Richard L. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 15 SUN PHOTO BY REBECCA CROSSAlvin Delaney and son-in-law Amos Allen cut the ribbon for Xtreme Realty Team Gulf Coast at their new oce location, 12456 N. Access Road, Port Charlotte (Gulf Cove area) on June 19. TheyÂre pictured with Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce executive director Ed Hill and chamber president Keith Farlow.New office opens in Gulf Cove Fishing For A New Career? Check Out The Classifieds In The SP17509WantToGet ?ItÂsEasyÂƒJust SHOPOUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 3 First-time homebuyers might well wonder: Where are all the starter houses? TheyÂre right to ask because starter homes are becoming increasingly scarce in many housing markets. Housing inventory is low and home prices are soaring. WhatÂs a Â“rst-time buyer to do? Here are Â“ve tips for Â“nding a starter home: Â€ Be realistic about todayÂs market: Sellers clearly have an advantage in the current market. Inventory is low, which keeps pushing home prices to record levels, according to the National Association of Realtors. Buyer competition is Â“erce as homes in the lower price ranges Â”y off the market. Unfortunately, that leaves many Â“rst-time buyers Â„ especially those with tight budgets Â„ on the sidelines. If youÂre searching for your Â“rst home, be realistic about what you can afford and what amenities come with that budget. (Hint: You may have to forgo top-of-the-line appliances and shiny quartz countertops.) A starter home isnÂt necessarily your forever home. Be prepared to make some compromises to get your foot in the homeownership door. Â€ Adjust your wish list: Buyers shopping for their Â“rst home need to be open-minded about the location, size and condition of the home they want to buy, said Tim Deihl, associate broker with Gibson SothebyÂs International Realty in Boston. For many buyers, a classic starter home, which traditionally doesnÂt have many amenities, is more achievable. ÂIf your Â“rst home is the place youÂre going to have your family, maybe build an addition and stay there forever; thatÂs one set of criteria. If your starter home will be a Â“nancial launch pad into a larger, better home, thatÂs a different approach,ÂŽ Deihl said. Another strategy: Look for an older home in a well-established neighborhood. Resales typically cost less than brand-new homes, said Bradley Hunter, chief economist for HomeAdvisor.com, a home-improvement matching service based in Golden, Colo. Older homes typically need more maintenance and repairs, which offset some of the savings. However, Hunter said, buyers who choose a used home might be able to do repairs and renovations over time, pacing themselves to make the cost manageable. Â€ Hire the right real estate agent: When youÂre up against stiff competition, working with an experienced real estate agent who knows the local market is key. Look for an agent who specializes in the neighborhoods youÂre interested in. Savvy agents should be able to answer your questions about neighborhood amenities, local schools, crime and nearby home values. A good agent shines when it comes to negotiating the deal and writing a strong offer letter backed with solid data. Your agent can suggest certain strategies to win in a competitive market, such as limiting contingencies or writing a personal letter. Ask friends and relatives to recommend agents they have used and were happy with. Also, interview two or three different agents. Find out how they prefer to communicate with clients and how often youÂll get updates. Finally, research the agents youÂre considering online to see what past clients have said about their work. Â€ Rethink location: If youÂre thinking about starting a family in the future, donÂt focus too much on your homeÂs location, size and school district just yet, Deihl said. Resetting those parameters can make it easier to buy a Â“rst home. ÂBuyers may be in a position where schools wonÂt impact them for six or seven years,ÂŽ Deihl said. ÂThatÂs a good opportunity to buy in the city, make some money and roll that into a community where they want to be longer-term with the kids.ÂŽ Buyers who sacriÂ“ce location for affordability can Â“nd themselves in a neighborhood far from major job centers with a long daily commute and expensive transportation costs. Sometimes that tradeoff makes sense, but not always, said Cathy Coneway, a broker for Stanberry & Associates Realtors in Austin, Texas. ÂYou have to look at how much you make and how much you can afford to spend for gas,ÂŽ Coneway said. ÂYou might actually be better off buying a house thatÂs closer to town so you have more cash Â”ow for property taxes, insurance and living expenses.ÂŽ Â€ Make a strong offer: When a well-priced starter house comes on the market, the quest to buy it can be Âsuper competitive,ÂŽ Deihl said. One way to strengthen an offer is to present a loan preapproval that includes everything but a title search, appraisal and hazard insurance, said Jay Dacey, a mortgage broker at Metropolitan Financial Mortgage Co. in Minneapolis. A strategic phone call might help, too. ÂWe call the listing agent and say, ÂMr. and Mrs. Jones submitted an offer on your property. Not only are they preapproved, but theyÂve gone through the underwriting approval process with our bank,ÂÂŽ Dacey said. 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Page 16 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 4 The private pension system in the U.S. is in transition. The shift is from deÂ“ned beneÂ“t pension plans wholly controlled by employers to deÂ“ned-contribution 401(k) plans that are partially controlled by the employees enrolled in them. This is happening largely because 401(k) plans provide greater Â”exibility to employers, avoiding the large balance-sheet liability generated by the employerÂs commitment to provide deÂ“ned beneÂ“ts over an indeÂ“nite future period. From a retiree perspective, however, deÂ“ned-contribution plans have two major weaknesses. The weakness that has generated the most attention is that employees have not been saving enough in their 401(k) to assure a comfortable retirement. Some of the reasons for this, along with initiatives aimed at encouraging higher 401(k) saving rates, were noted in a recent article by Anne Tergesen in the Wall Street Journal. She cited the following measures aimed at raising saving rates, which either have been adopted or are pending in legislative proposals: Â€ Systems that enroll employees into 401(k) plans automatically, requiring laggards and procrastinators to opt out. Â€ Authorization of multiple employer plans for small Â“rms that have no plans of their own. Â€ More convenient methods that employees who are changing employers can use to transfer their accounts to the new employers, avoiding cash-outs that can result in spending splurges. Â€ Emergency funds that would co-exist alongside 401(k) accounts so employees do not raid their 401(k)s to meet emergencies. Â€ An option for investing 401(k) funds in an annuity. The second major weakness of 401(k) plans, which has not generated much if any attention, is that they do not include any way for the individual retiree to manage mortality risk. Such management is an integral feature of deÂ“ned-beneÂ“t plans because the employer delivers pensions for life to a group of employees with markedly different lifespans. In contrast, employees with 401(k)s are on their own. While allowing retirees to purchase annuities might be viewed as a step in that direction, the wisdom of purchasing annuities before to retirement is highly questionable. In my view, the retireesÂ objective during working years ought to be to accumulate as large a nest egg of Â“nancial assets as possible. Annuities do not Â“t that objective. After retirement, however, when Â“nancial assets begin to be drawn down to meet living expenses, that judgment Â”ips. If there is any likelihood that the retiree could outlive the assets, some of the assets should be allocated to the purchase of a deferred annuity. But doing that makes sense only within the framework of a Â“nancial plan that integrates the annuity with a scheme for drawing down Â“nancial assets over time. Further, if the retiree is a homeowner, the plan can also include a reverse mortgage. Here is an example of an integrated retirement plan: The retiree at 63 has a nest egg of $1 million of common stock and a house worth $400,000 with no mortgage. The plan objective is to maximize the spendable funds available to the retiree that will increase by 2 percent a year, subject to investment risk that the retiree Â“nds tolerable. The retireeÂs $1 million nest egg is divided into two parts. One part for $567,122 remains invested and will be drawn down as a source of spendable funds over 20 years. The remaining $432,878 is used to purchase a monthly annuity deferred 20 years. The allocation of the $1 million between the two uses is such that the initial draw amount from the assets plus a HECM term payment, amounting to $6,047, growing by 2 percent a year, after 19 years will be just 2 percent below the initial annuity payment of $8,986 that begins in the following year. A plan of this type must also be managed in response to deviations between the rate of return assumed in calculating the amounts that could be drawn from month to month, and actual returns. My example assumed a 20-year return of 11.24 percent, which was the median return on common stock during all 20-year periods between 1926 and 2012. The return that materializes is equally likely to be lower or higher. If the return is larger than assumed, the retiree can draw more, accumulate Â“nancial assets, or both. If the return is lower than assumed, the retiree must scale down the draw amounts to avoid asset depletion. The size of the adjustment depends on the size of the earnings shortfall. The retiree will be aware of the adjustments that might be required by earnings short falls, and will take account of them in deciding on the amount to draw from assets. For example, if the adjustment that might be required using the median draw is viewed as excessive, the retiree could scale down the initial draw, making a shortfall less likely, and the adjustments associated with a shortfall smaller. Jack Guttentag is professor emeritus of Â“nance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Comments and questions can be left at http://www. mtgprofessor.com.Challenges to the private retirement systemBy JACK GUTTENTAGTHE MORTGAGE PROFESSOR Q: My neighbor in my condo is a heavy cigarette smoker and it is getting into my unit, making it hard for me to breathe. I have an air puriÂ“er that helps some but is not perfect. What can I do? Â„ Louise A: Your Â“rst step in resolving a neighbor dispute is always communication. Speak with your neighbor nicely and ask him or her to help mitigate the problem, perhaps by investing in smokeless ashtrays or by smoking outdoors. If that does not work, you can speak with your condo board. Some condos have rules that allow residents to smoke in certain areas, such as on the balcony. The condo may even be able to make the resident Â“nd ways to prevent the smoke from bothering neighbors. Weather-stripping or air Â“ltration installed in the smokerÂs unit may prevent the smoke from escaping and seeping into neighboring units. If your community is not able to help you, you may be able to turn to the legal system. Your city or town may have enacted secondhand-smoke ordinances that might help. If none of those ideas work, you may need to take your neighbor to court. However, this is one of the areas in which even smart attorneys disagree. A secondhand-smoke case can be tough to win, but there is legal precedent. There was a case in Broward County, Florida, in 2005 in which the judge ruled that secondhand smoke was a nuisance and ordered the smoker to stop. I have even seen smaller lawsuits such as one in which a neighbor sued in small-claims court to get their dry-cleaning bills paid because of the smell left on their closet full of clothes. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certiÂ“ed as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from his ofÂ“ce in Sunrise, Florida. 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. sunsentinel.com/askpro or follow him on Twitter at @GarySingerLaw.NeighborÂs smoke is getting into my unitÂƒwhat can I do?By GARY M. SINGERSUN SENTINEL Looking for a Friend? Find him in the Classifieds Shift gears to a better rate. WeÂve got the keys to a lower monthly payment. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 17 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 5 Yvonne Jimenez Smith and her husband, Brandon Smith, spoke in whispers recently as they visited a white stucco house they planned to buy on a leafy street in San Jose, Calif. After six months of aggressive hunting, they were on their way to a small suburban home of their own after spending most of their 20s in noisy city centers. ÂIt was so quiet, it just seemed weird to speak out loud,ÂŽ Jimenez Smith said. ÂWe lived over a freeway entrance in San Francisco. It was always loud and we were always surrounded by people. ItÂs a big change.ÂŽ Like the couple from San Francisco, who are 28 and 30, other millennials are starting to follow in the footsteps of earlier generations and buy suburban houses after fueling a boom in city apartments. The share of 25to 35-yearolds who own homes, which had been falling since 2005 as renting grew in popularity, rose slightly in 2017, according to a Stateline analysis of census microdata from IPUMS-Current Population Survey. Last year 32.3 percent of young people were homeowners, a slight increase from 2016 when it was 32.2 percent. ThatÂs still well below the 45 percent in 2005 and the peak of 55 percent in 1980. Millennials are hitting the market at a difficult time, though, with rising prices and few houses to buy as the housing industry has shifted to building more downtown rentals. Some people seeking to buy houses have been discouraged and have postponed the step, just as many have had to put off moving out of parentsÂ houses, forming couples and having children as they tried to build careers delayed by the recession. Between 2011 and 2017, home prices grew 48 percent while income for all age groups rose only 15 percent, according to National Association of Realtors statistics. ÂIt just feels irresponsible right now,ÂŽ said Jayme Fraser, a 28-yearold freelance journalist who considered buying a house in Missoula, Montana, three years ago but found prices too high. She and her husband, who is in graduate school, are now looking for a more rural home in Montana they can afford to buy while paying off student debt. Student debt is a big obstacle to buying a home for many millennials, said Jessica Lautz, director of demographics at the National Association of Realtors. The median student debt for millennials is $41,000, and they typically put off buying their first home for seven years after they wanted to buy, Lautz said. Young people with college debt typically spend close to half of their income on loan payments, according to a 2017 study in The Journal of Consumer Affairs. This makes it almost impossible to qualify for a home mortgage with a small down payment. ÂContrary to popular opinion, millennials are not buying avocado toast instead of saving for a down payment. TheyÂre paying their student debt,ÂŽ Lautz said. ÂSomebody with $41,000 in student debt is going to be buying something far away with a long commute, or in a bad school district, or something too small. TheyÂre not going to be able to stay there for long.ÂŽ Thirty-two is the median age for first-time homebuyers, according to a survey by the Realtors Association. That means many firsttime buyers are squarely in the millennial generation, the oldest of whom reached their mid-30s in 2017. The apparent increase in ownership in 2017, the first since 2005, was so tiny that itÂs hard to say if the trend toward less buying and more renting is really over, said Chris Porter, chief demographer for California-based John Burns Real Estate Consulting. Ownership is still Âconsiderably lower than 10 years ago,ÂŽ Porter said. ÂWe may need another year or two of data to understand whether this is truly a reversal.ÂŽ Some young people who could buy houses are still on the sidelines, like Connor Coyle and his fiancee, Amy Branchini, both in their late 20s. Coyle, who works in wealth management, moved a few years ago from Manhattan to suburban Westchester County, N.Y., where he rents an apartment. ÂBoth of us were at the point where we wanted to get out of the city and live a more relaxed lifestyle,ÂŽ Coyle said. The couple is ready to stop renting and own a house, but they just havenÂt seen a house they love in their $500,000 price range. ÂIf we end up renting for another three years, thatÂs OK,ÂŽ Coyle said. ÂWhat youÂre getting for your money right now, to my mind, is subpar. Maybe in a few more years we can get something in the $600,000 to $700,000 range, and it will make more sense we wonÂt have to put in $100,000 in renovations.ÂŽ In some expensive states such as Hawaii, California and New York, and the District of Columbia, fewer than 1 in 5 millennials is a homeowner, according to the Stateline analysis. But in Iowa, the Dakotas and Minnesota, itÂs close to half. TodayÂs Â“rst-time buyers are increasingly living in ad hoc situations while they save, Lautz said, citing a survey from the Realtors Association. Twenty-one percent lived with parents, relatives or friends before buying in 2017, up from 12 percent in 1993. StatelineÂs analysis showed that the share of 25to 35-year-olds in ad hoc situations, neither renting nor owning, has grown steadily from 21.2 percent in 2012 to 24.2 percent in 2017. Most in those situations are living with parents or other relatives. A shortage of housing for sale is also driving prices up in some booming areas such as the San Francisco metropolitan area, where Jimenez Smith and her husband work and live. The area has added 189,000 jobs in the past three years but only 14,000 housing units, the largest discrepancy in the nation, said Lawrence Yun, economist for the National Association of Realtors. Other areas facing similar crunches are Boston; Washington; Orlando; Phoenix and Chicago, he said. Even so, 25to 34-year-olds are likely to insist they want to own a home in the futu re, according to the Realtors survey. The San Francisco couple felt the pressure to buy because their rent was rising and they were afraid that the price of a house would soon outstrip their income, even though they already could afford a $4,000 monthly mortgage and had saved about $150,000 for a down payment. Smith is a video graphics programmer for Apple, and Jimenez Smith is a policy aide for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. But in six months of shopping, they lost bidding wars again and again. Once they bid $350,000 for an empty lot with the facade and rubble of a burneddown home, figuring they could build a new home there for another $250,000. But someone else offered $480,000 for the same lot and is now trying to sell it for even more. The couple feels lucky to have bought a modest two-bedroom house with 1,000 square feet of living space from a seller who turned out to be an acquaintance and helped them by accepting an offer matching the highest bid, not exceeding it. ÂWe were going through disclosures and praying it would appraise right,ÂŽ Jimenez Smith said. ÂFortunately, it did appraise right at $795,000.ÂŽ There were other scares. The couple had been counting on a new transit stop in the neighborhood that would have allowed Smith to commute to San Francisco, a doable but grinding hour and 40 minutes each way. The new stop was delayed, but Smith got his new job at Apple, about a half-hour away in Cupertino. ÂSometimes we worry that this is the top, that prices will go down, but our bigger worry was what if it goes up?ÂŽ Jimenez Smith said. ÂIf it went up to $900,000, weÂd never be able to buy a house.ÂŽMillennial buyers face a tough housing marketBy TIM HENDERSONSTATELINE.ORG Advertisement Advertisement DOES YOUR BUSINESS QUALIFY? CALL 941-205-6406adno=50538319BUSINESS JournalAbsolute Blinds Has A Window Treatment For YouAbsolute Blinds is the BEST place to go for all your window treatments, specializing in hardwood plantation shutters! This three-generation family owned & operated business is managed by Doug and Brett Hamilton. Their family has over 18 years of knowledge & experience in Southwest Florida window treatments. All their shutters are American made, custom fabricated, and manufactured from furniture grade North American hardwoods. 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Page 18 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 CHARLOTTE COUNTY/NORTH PORT COURTESY OF PUNTA GORDA, PORT CHARLOTTE, NORTH PORT ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ML# Status Address Zip Code City Heated Area List Price Pool Sold Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Dat e SP/SqFt SP/LP Ratio N6100418 Sold 19505 QUESADA AVE #L107 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 689 $77,300 Community $74,000 1 1 0 1985 Condominium Conventional 6/ 25/2018 100.68 0.96 C7248110 Sold 12314 GENOA DR 34287 NORTH PORT 1491 $85,000 None $80,000 2 2 0 1961 Single Family Residence Cash 6/27/2018 31.77 0.94 D5923040 Sold 2810 10TH ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 880 $89,900 None $86,000 2 1 0 1959 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/25/2018 6 7.4 0.96 C7400388 Sold 5131 GROBE ST 34287 NORTH PORT 933 $95,000 None $105,700 2 1 1 1963 Single Family Residence FHA 6/26/2018 1.11 A4401225 Sold 8135 CRISTOBAL AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1096 $108,000 None $100,000 2 1 0 1965 Single Family Residence Conventional 6 /26/2018 0.93 C7400563 Sold 1211 SAXONY CIR #C-1 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1017 $109,000 Community $106,000 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Conventional 6/22/ 2018 104.23 0.97 C7400610 Sold 25225 RAMPART BLVD #2107 33983 PUNTA GORDA 886 $109,500 Community $107,500 2 2 0 1984 Condominium Conventional 6/ 22/2018 121.33 0.98 C7251524 Sold 27255 ADAMS ST 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1197 $119,900 None $117,000 2 2 0 2005 Condominium Other 6/22/2018 97.74 0.98 D5923874 Sold 13359 BALLON AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1274 $119,900 Community $118,300 2 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence FHA 6/2 2/2018 59.54 0.99 N6100554 Sold 5965 SPEARMAN CIR 34287 NORTH PORT 904 $120,000 None $127,000 2 1 0 1983 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/2018 1 .06 C7247445 Sold 1408 SAN CRISTOBAL AVE #9 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1279 $129,700 Community $126,000 2 2 0 1987 Condominium Cash 6/26/201 8 98.51 0.97 C7400559 Sold 4415 NATCHEZ TER 34287 NORTH PORT 912 $129,900 None $119,700 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 73 .62 0.92 C7401016 Sold 4371 SHAPPELL ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 931 $134,650 None $130,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/26/2018 71.82 0.97 C7251558 Sold 21032 NOWELL AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1080 $138,600 None $140,000 3 1 1 1981 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/201 8 81.02 1.01 D6100331 Sold 7152 SUSSEX LN 34224 ENGLEWOOD 984 $139,900 None $141,000 3 1 1 2007 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/25/20 18 106.66 1.01 C7400341 Sold 21487 BACHMANN BLVD 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1496 $149,000 Private $149,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence VA 6/2 1/2018 73.47 1 D6100264 Sold 3013 SPICE LN 34286 NORTH PORT 1108 $149,900 None $160,000 3 2 0 1992 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/2018 96.68 1.07 C7400363 Sold 25188 MARION AVE AVE #B202 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1147 $149,900 Community $142,500 2 2 0 1975 Condominium Conventional 6/23/2018 124.24 0.95 D6101088 Sold 6610 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #115 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1230 $150,000 Community $150,000 2 2 0 1995 Condominium Cash 6/21 /2018 1 A4213919 Sold 8260 LOMBRA AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1148 $150,000 None $147,500 3 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence FHA 6/21/2018 83. 62 0.98 N5916967 Sold 6172 HOFFMAN ST 34287 NORTH PORT 928 $152,999 None $147,000 2 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/ 2018 77.49 0.96 N6100447 Sold 517 S MCCALL RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1100 $154,900 None $154,900 2 1 0 1952 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/ 2018 99.04 1 C7245847 Sold 3636 HARBOR BLVD 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1786 $154,900 None $147,500 3 2 0 1963 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/21/2018 55.91 0.95 C7248362 Sold 2981 PINETREE ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1334 $159,000 None $152,000 2 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence VA 6/26/2018 78.35 0.96 D6100287 Sold 22416 LEWISTON AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1502 $159,900 None $141,500 2 2 0 1976 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/ 2018 64.29 0.88 N5915974 Sold 361 LAMBERT ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1147 $160,000 None $169,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/2018 111.48 1.06 T3100386 Sold 6486 HAMLET DR #7-A 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1170 $160,500 Community $157,500 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Cash 6/22/2018 0.98 D6100308 Sold 210 LAKEVIEW LN 34223 ENGLEWOOD 720 $161,500 None $160,000 2 1 0 1959 Single Family Residence Cash 6/25/2018 116. 62 0.99 C7401641 Sold 1524 NOBLE TER 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1128 $162,500 Private $170,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence VA 6/21/201 8 120.91 1.05 C7250501 Sold 2444 AMBROSE LN 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1448 $168,500 None $169,900 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence VA 6/25/2018 86.11 1.01 D6100237 Sold 5055 N BEACH RD #112 34223 ENGLEWOOD 540 $169,900 Community $162,000 1 1 0 1973 Condominium Conventional 6/26/201 8 285.71 0.95 C7250248 Sold 560 LAKEMONT AVE NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1074 $169,900 Private $162,500 2 2 0 1976 Single Family Residence Cash 6 /22/2018 98.37 0.96 C7250823 Sold 2771 STRAWBERRY TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1192 $174,000 None $171,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/2018 88.92 0.98 C7249361 Sold 240 W END DR #1522 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1519 $174,900 Community $172,500 3 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 6/27/2018 113.5 6 0.99 C7400878 Sold 1504 INVERNESS ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1308 $175,900 None $168,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 6/22/2018 0.96 C7401552 Sold 17084 ACAPULCO RD #223 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1644 $179,900 Private $161,000 3 2 0 2008 Condominium Conventional 6/26/ 2018 97.93 0.89 D5922211 Sold 5972 GOTTFRIED LN 34291 NORTH PORT 1187 $179,900 None $184,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence VA 6/22/2018 10 2.74 1.02 C7249411 Sold 825 CALVERT AVE NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1750 $184,900 Private $180,500 4 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence FHA 6/2 2/2018 86.2 0.98 N5916245 Sold 6359 PONTIAC LN 34287 NORTH PORT 1161 $184,900 None $184,900 2 1 0 1961 Single Family Residence Cash 6/21/2018 95 .56 1 A4400240 Sold 3206 MISSOURI TER 34291 NORTH PORT 1802 $185,900 None $183,500 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence FHA 6/25/2018 0.99 D6100302 Sold 3950 CHAMPAGNE AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1544 $189,000 Private $190,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence VA 6/22/201 8 83.37 1.01 C7248337 Sold 18245 ACKERMAN AVE 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1813 $197,000 Private $192,000 3 3 0 1989 Single Family Residence Convent ional 6/22/2018 92.98 0.97 C7250337 Sold 1367 RIO DE JANEIRO AVE 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1908 $199,900 Private $185,000 3 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 6/25/2018 66.33 0.93 C7250286 Sold 2411 SUNNINGLOW ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1977 $199,900 None $195,000 3 2 1 1999 Single Family Residence Convention al 6/26/2018 66.33 0.98 C7248970 Sold 3812 RAGEN ST 34287 NORTH PORT 1540 $199,900 None $190,000 3 2 0 1998 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2 018 89.96 0.95 N5915336 Sold 611 APPLE LN #128 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1383 $199,900 Community $185,000 2 2 0 1986 Condominium Cash 6/22/2018 96.35 0. 93 N5915308 Sold 2558 HOBBLEBRUSH DR 34289 NORTH PORT 1873 $199,900 Community $200,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 6/2 1/2018 75.67 1 C7400544 Sold 5695 ABELOVE LN 34291 NORTH PORT 1489 $200,000 None $200,000 3 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/26 /2018 99.5 1 C7400171 Sold 198 PORTO VELHO ST 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1651 $200,000 None $200,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 86.99 1 C7400488 Sold 2023 BENDWAY DR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1755 $204,400 None $204,400 4 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 1 A4400234 Sold 10438 CHABLIS 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1612 $204,900 None $204,900 3 2 0 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/26/2018 1 C7401716 Sold 285 SEMINOLE BLVD NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1805 $205,000 Private $193,000 3 3 0 1980 Single Family Residence Cash 6/26/2018 84.24 0.94 A4215772 Sold 6177 HOLLYWOOD AVE 34291 NORTH PORT 1728 $207,900 None $209,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 6 /25/2018 83.17 1.01 N5917292 Sold 7145 MERONI BLVD 34291 NORTH PORT 1872 $210,000 None $200,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence FHA 6/26/2018 77 .04 0.95 C7246676 Sold 26185 RAMPART BLVD 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1578 $210,000 Private $195,000 3 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence Convention al 6/26/2018 85 0.93 C7249803 Sold 26386 GUAYAQUIL DR 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2495 $214,000 Private $200,000 3 3 0 1990 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/ 2018 57.39 0.93 D5923491 Sold 340 FOUNTAIN ST 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1933 $214,900 None $215,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 82.25 1 C7401100 Sold 7304 HELLIWELL ST 34291 NORTH PORT 1657 $215,900 None $198,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/ 21/2018 86.05 0.92 A4209291 Sold 2388 PARROT ST 34286 NORTH PORT 1909 $219,000 None $208,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/25/ 2018 81.31 0.95 A4204909 Sold 2291 MOSSY OAK DR 34287 NORTH PORT 1715 $219,900 Community $210,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Convention al 6/21/2018 78.27 0.95 C7246010 Sold 54 ZENITH ST 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1925 $219,900 Private $216,500 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence FHA 6/25/2018 82.44 0.98 A4402673 Sold 4330 SANSEDRO ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1462 $220,000 Private $214,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 6/21/2018 0.97 D5922588 Sold 7252 BRANDYWINE DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1536 $220,000 Private $215,000 2 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/25/2018 94.26 0.98 D5921333 Sold 9358 CASA GRANDE AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1966 $220,000 None $200,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/201 8 74.88 0.91 C7247494 Sold 200 BISCAYNE DR 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1755 $222,950 None $218,950 4 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 0.98 C7401416 Sold 1362 KENMORE ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1468 $224,750 Private $200,000 3 2 0 2014 Single Family Residence Cash 6/21/ 2018 0.89 D6100562 Sold 3522 MONFERO AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1696 $224,900 Private $228,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 96.16 1.01 N5917295 Sold 1375 DE PRIE RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1592 $229,000 None $200,000 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/26/ 2018 75.39 0.87 C7246443 Sold 4259 VULGATE ST 34286 NORTH PORT 1693 $229,000 None $232,900 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/26 /2018 102.51 1.02 D6100575 Sold 7047 ADDERLY RD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1320 $229,900 Private $223,500 2 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Cash 6/27/2018 108.28 0.97 T3102315 Sold 5338 BUTTERFLY LN 34288 NORTH PORT 2110 $229,900 None $220,000 4 3 0 2006 Single Family Residence VA 6/22/2018 0 .96 C7249549 Sold 4004 HOLIN LN 34287 NORTH PORT 1538 $229,900 Private $225,000 3 2 1 1996 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/2 2/2018 103.26 0.98 C7248090 Sold 322 SAN REMO AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1808 $229,900 None $224,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/2 5/2018 90.25 0.97 C7246606 Sold 2903 WELLS AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1781 $230,000 Private $225,600 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 94 0.98 N5914141 Sold 98 NORTH ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1300 $230,000 Private $228,000 3 2 0 1955 Single Family Residence Cash, Conventional 6/21/2018 155.31 0.99 O5521831 Sold 2581 VALKARIA AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1971 $239,530 None $225,000 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/ 21/2018 0.94 D5918204 Sold 8540 AMBERJACK CIR #102 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1758 $239,900 Community $227,000 2 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 6/27/2018 12 9.12 0.95 N5916313 Sold 1720 S SALFORD BLVD 34287 NORTH PORT 2088 $243,900 Private $239,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Convention al 6/22/2018 82.47 0.98 A4213794 Sold 5382 NOHAVA RD 34286 NORTH PORT 2307 $247,000 None $237,000 3 2 1 2009 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/ 2018 82.06 0.96 O5549531 Sold 23450 MORELAND AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1971 $250,805 None $235,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash, Conv entional 6/22/2018 0.94 O5531078 Sold 4469 PALISADES AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1988 $253,240 None $232,500 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence FHA 6/25/2018 0.92 C7251292 Sold 549 VERONA ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2216 $265,000 Private $265,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence FHA 6/21/201 8 115.12 1 C7246186 Sold 26126 STILLWATER CIR 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1729 $265,000 Community $257,000 2 2 0 1995 Single Family Residence Cash 6 /22/2018 99.57 0.97 N6100059 Sold 1243 KEESLER ST 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1841 $269,000 Private $262,500 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Convention al 6/22/2018 106.62 0.98 C7401950 Sold 3972 RIVER BANK WAY 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1980 $269,900 Community $260,000 3 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 6/21/2018 0.96 N6100349 Sold 4729 THISBE ST 34286 NORTH PORT 1789 $269,900 Private $267,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/ 21/2018 0.99 C7243448 Sold 1926 COCONUT PALM CIR 34288 NORTH PORT 1798 $274,900 Community $255,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 6 /22/2018 101.03 0.93 C7402699 Sold 26346 FEATHERSOUND 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1957 $279,000 Community $279,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventi onal 6/25/2018 101.16 1 C7249245 Sold 2720 MAURITANIA RD 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2430 $279,250 None $277,000 4 3 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 0.99 N5916889 Sold 5010 POCATELLA AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 2243 $286,900 Private $270,000 3 2 1 1995 Single Family Residence VA 6/26/201 8 85.66 0.94 C7246266 Sold 3516 BEACON DR 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 2639 $289,000 Private $265,000 3 3 0 1990 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/20 18 70.54 0.92 C7246442 Sold 0 SYLVANIA AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1938 $289,900 None $289,900 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/ 2018 100.55 1 N5917037 Sold 26024 SEMINOLE LAKES BLVD 33955 PUNTA GORDA 2136 $300,000 Community $285,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence C onventional 6/22/2018 95.64 0.95 C7249269 Sold 210 BELAIRE CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1436 $305,000 Private $295,000 2 2 1 1964 Single Family Residence Conventional 6 /22/2018 160.15 0.97 C7247353 Sold 1364 W HILLSBOROUGH BLVD 34288 NORTH PORT 2368 $309,000 Private $309,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence FHA 6 /26/2018 99.94 1 D5922436 Sold 9206 ROSEBUD CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1859 $309,900 Private $300,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 6/21/2018 106.84 0.97 C7250307 Sold 3500 HIDDEN VALLEY CIRCLE 33982 PUNTA GORDA 2044 $314,900 None $287,000 3 2 1 1983 Single Family Residence FHA 6/ 22/2018 96.18 0.91 C7400947 Sold 18735 ACKERMAN AVE 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1908 $315,000 Private $315,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence VA 6/21 /2018 113.15 1 D5923380 Sold 2442 ARUGULA DR 34289 NORTH PORT 1895 $319,900 Community $308,500 3 2 0 2013 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/20 18 121.7 0.96 C7251506 Sold 3486 WINER RD W 34288 NORTH PORT 2131 $329,900 Private $318,500 3 2 1 2007 Single Family Residence Conventional 6 /23/2018 104.02 0.97 C7244181 Sold 381 WABASH TER 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 2534 $340,000 Private $324,900 4 3 0 1993 Single Family Residence Cash 6/26/2 018 94.37 0.96 C7250952 Sold 24351 BALTIC AVE #104 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1978 $349,000 Community $325,000 2 2 1 2006 Condominium Conventional 6/21 /2018 164.31 0.93 C7400049 Sold 420 PARAMARIBO ST 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2403 $359,900 Private $359,900 3 2 0 1998 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2 018 108.08 1 C7250120 Sold 1714 BOTTLEBRUSH WAY 34289 NORTH PORT 3270 $359,900 Private, Community $352,500 4 3 1 2007 Single Family Residenc e Conventional 6/26/2018 79.25 0.98 C7250668 Sold 3101 GUADALUPE DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1944 $405,900 Private $385,000 3 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2 018 127.4 0.95 C7244846 Sold 3222 LEAMINGTON ST 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 4267 $425,000 Private $390,000 4 5 1 1989 Single Family Residence Convent ional 6/21/2018 59.06 0.92 C7400699 Sold 1515 CREEK NINE DR 34291 NORTH PORT 2619 $428,000 Private, Community $420,000 3 3 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 6/21/2018 106.84 0.98 C7249496 Sold 4418 NORTHSHORE DR 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1967 $449,000 Private $430,000 2 2 1 1961 Single Family Residence Cash 6/ 21/2018 133.62 0.96 D5922398 Sold 1390 BEACH RD #1 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1340 $449,000 Community $420,000 2 2 0 1994 Condominium Cash 6/21/2018 313.43 0. 94 C7251414 Sold 3600 DARIN DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2337 $489,000 Private $470,000 3 2 1 1992 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/ 25/2018 138.36 0.96 C7251025 Sold 1347 THRASHER DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2530 $495,000 Private $472,500 3 2 1 1989 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 137.35 0.95 C7250824 Sold 590 TOULOUSE DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2252 $519,900 Private $500,000 3 2 1 2000 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/201 8 156.3 0.96 A4400797 Sold 6952 PAN AMERICAN BLVD 34287 NORTH PORT 3107 $529,000 Private $500,000 4 3 1 2005 Single Family Residence Convent ional 6/25/2018 116.41 0.95 C7248071 Sold 150 GULFVIEW RD 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2211 $549,000 Private $528,000 3 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence Cash 6/21/201 8 160.83 0.96 D6100382 Sold 5842 MALTON ST 34286 NORTH PORT 2020 $565,000 Private $550,000 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence FHA 6/21/2018 0.97 C7249633 Sold 24160 TREASURE ISLAND BLVD 33955 PUNTA GORDA 2568 $639,000 Private $585,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Co nventional 6/25/2018 114.21 0.92 D5919454 Sold 900 VIA FORMIA 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2542 $849,000 Private $780,000 3 3 0 2015 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 212.65 0.92 C7247465 Sold 3972 CROOKED ISLAND DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 4132 $899,000 Private $848,500 5 4 1 1996 Single Family Residence Cash 6 /27/2018 165.3 0.94 A4205279 Sold 5028 LA COSTA ISLAND CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 3485 $899,000 Private $855,000 4 2 1 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 6/21/2018 173.04 0.95ENGLEWOOD 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 D6101085 SLD 6275 GREENFINCH RD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 736 LEMON BAY ISLES PH 02 $85,000 2 2 0 1984 None Mobile Home Cash 6/22/2018 $ 115.49 1 D5920867 SLD 2024 MASSACHUSETTS AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,494 BELAIR TERRACE $89,900 3 2 0 1959 None Single Family Residence Cash 6/19/2018 $60.17 1 C7246142 SLD 2045 ESSENCE AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,056 AILLON $82,500 2 2 0 1971 None Mobile Home Cash 6/20/2018 $78.13 0.91 D5923198 SLD 3337 GOLDFINCH TER 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,456 SANDALHAVEN ESTATES $118,000 2 2 0 1985 None Mobile Home Cash 6/18/2018 $81.04 0.99 D5923874 SLD 13359 BALLON AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,274 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 $118,300 2 2 0 1980 Community Single Family Re sidence FHA 6/22/2018 $92.86 0.99 D5924080 SLD 23 SAVONA AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,280 ALAMEDA ISLES $129,000 2 2 0 1981 Community Mobile Home Cash 6/21/2018 $100.7 8 0.96 D5923905 SLD 211 PINE HOLLOW DR Unit#211 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,112 PINE HOLLOW $135,000 2 2 0 1994 Communit y Condominium Cash 6/20/2018 $121.40 0.98AREA PR O PERTY TRANSFERSOUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 6
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 19 AREA PR O PERTY TRAN S FER S CO NTINUED D5922975 SLD 13428 ROMFORD AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 974 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 066 $139,000 2 2 0 1974 Community Single Family Res idence FHA 6/19/2018 $142.71 0.99 D5921997 SLD 6134 GILLOT BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,244 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 052 $140,000 3 1 1 1979 None Single Family Residen ce Other 6/19/2018 $112.54 0.97 D6100232 SLD 794 HEATHERCREEK CT Unit#63 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,120 TANGERINE WOODS $138,000 2 2 0 1986 Community Manufactured Home Cash 6/18/2018 $123.21 0.95 D6101088 SLD 6610 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #115 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,230 SANCTUARY AT GOLDEN TEE PH 02 $150,000 2 2 0 1995 Community Condominium Cash 6/21/2018 $121.95 1 N6100447 SLD 517 S MCCALL RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,100 BRUCEWOOD $154,900 2 1 0 1952 None Single Family Residence Conventional 6/2 2/2018 $140.82 1 T3100386 SLD 6486 HAMLET DR Unit#7-A 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,170 GULFWIND VILLAS PH 02 $157,500 2 2 0 1988 Community Condominium Cas h 6/22/2018 $134.62 0.98 D6100293 SLD 7224 HOLSUM ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,575 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 $175,000 3 2 0 1994 Private Single Family Residence C ash 6/18/2018 $111.11 1 D5923665 SLD 42 GOLFVIEW CT 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,750 ROTONDA WEST OAKLAND HILLS $160,000 3 2 0 1973 Private Single Family Resi dence FHA 6/20/2018 $91.43 0.9 D6100538 SLD 8405 PLACIDA RD Unit#406 33946 PLACIDA 1,009 CAPE HAZE RESORT $179,500 2 2 0 2007 Community Condominium Cash 6/19 /2018 $177.90 0.97 N5917324 SLD 945 OSCEOLA BLVD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,506 BAY VISTA BLVD $181,000 2 2 0 1979 None Single Family Residence Convention al 6/19/2018 $120.19 0.95 D6101046 SLD 6156 CABAL LN 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,612 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 $192,900 3 2 0 2018 None Single Family Residence Cash 6/19/2018 $119.67 1 N5915336 SLD 611 APPLE LN Unit#128 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,383 FOXWOOD $185,000 2 2 0 1986 Community Condominium Cash 6/22/2018 $133.77 0.93 C7250322 SLD 812 STEWART ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,082 ENGLEWOOD HOMEACRES LEMON BAY $194,000 2 2 0 1977 Private Single Family Resi dence VA 6/18/2018 $179.30 0.97 A4402710 SLD 74 OAKLAND HILLS PL 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,650 ROTONDA WEST OAKLAND HILLS $192,900 3 2 0 1978 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 6/18/2018 $116.91 0.94 D5924062 SLD 107 BAYTREE DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,259 ROTONDA LAKES $200,000 3 2 0 2007 Private Single Family Residence Convent ional 6/21/2018 $158.86 0.95 D5924145 SLD 236 ANNAPOLIS LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,644 ROTONDA WEST OAKLAND HILLS $220,000 3 2 0 1979 Private Single Family Re sidence Conventional 6/18/2018 $133.82 1.02 D5921333 SLD 9358 CASA GRANDE AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,966 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 074 $200,000 3 2 0 2003 None Single Family Residenc e Cash 6/22/2018 $101.73 0.91 D5921921 SLD 70 N ELM ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,436 ENGLEWOOD OF $225,000 3 2 0 1946 None Single Family Residence Conventional 6/20 /2018 $156.69 1 D5921368 SLD 1134 MARTIN DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,229 HARRIS $215,000 3 2 0 1961 None Single Family Residence Other, Seller Financ ing 6/20/2018 $174.94 0.96 D5922253 SLD 108 MARK TWAIN LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,943 ROTONDA WEST PEBBLE BEACH $225,000 3 2 0 2006 None Single Family Resid ence FHA 6/18/2018 $115.80 0.98 D5919071 SLD 2450 N BEACH RD Unit#224 34223 ENGLEWOOD 673 SUNBURST PH 02 $218,000 1 1 1 1980 Community Condominium Conventiona l 6/18/2018 $323.92 0.95 N5914141 SLD 98 NORTH ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,300 BAY VIEW MANOR $228,000 3 2 0 1955 Private Single Family Residence Cash, Conven tional 6/21/2018 $175.38 0.99 A4401519 SLD 1501 BEACH RD Unit#212 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,070 SANDPIPER KEY BLDG 03 $234,000 2 2 0 1981 Community Condominium Conv entional 6/19/2018 $218.69 0.98 D5921725 SLD 32 BUNKER TER 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,864 ROTONDA WEST PEBBLE BEACH $240,000 3 2 0 1990 Private Single Family Reside nce Conventional 6/22/2018 $128.76 0.98 D6100522 SLD 8407 PLACIDA RD Unit#408 33946 PLACIDA 1,272 CAPE HAZE RESORT PH 1 $250,000 3 2 0 2007 Private, Community Condomi nium Cash 6/20/2018 $196.54 1 D5920947 SLD 1845 EDISON DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,939 GULF AIRE 1ST ADD $242,500 3 2 0 1982 Private Single Family Residence Conven tional 6/20/2018 $125.06 0.95 D6100323 SLD 40 MEDALIST TER 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,716 ROTONDA WEST WHITE MARSH $254,000 3 2 0 2000 Private Single Family Resid ence Cash 6/20/2018 $148.02 0.96 D5923320 SLD 235 BROADMOOR LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,439 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $251,500 3 3 0 1995 Private Single Family Reside nce Cash 6/21/2018 $103.12 0.93 D5923306 SLD 801 BAY PARK BLVD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,796 ENGLEWOOD HOMEACRES 1ST ADD $270,000 3 3 0 1976 Private Single Family Res idence Conventional 6/18/2018 $150.33 1 D5919916 SLD 128 BAYTREE DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,683 ROTONDA LAKES $267,000 3 2 0 2017 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6/ 20/2018 $158.65 0.97 C7247896 SLD 10380 LONGSHORE RD Unit#78 33946 PLACIDA 2,296 LANDINGS AT CORAL CREEK $277,500 3 3 0 2008 Community Townhouse Ca sh 6/19/2018 $120.86 0.93 D5922293 SLD 30 SPORTSMAN TER 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,059 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $295,000 3 2 0 1991 Private Single Family Reside nce FHA 6/22/2018 $143.27 0.95 D5922436 SLD 9206 ROSEBUD CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,859 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 081 $300,000 3 2 0 2001 Private Single Family Resi dence Conventional 6/21/2018 $161.38 0.97 D6100579 SLD 7462 PALM ISLAND DR Unit#3122 33946 PLACIDA 1,048 BEACH VILLAS BLDG 31 $285,000 2 2 0 1985 Community Condominium Cash 6/22/2018 $271.95 0.88 D5924127 SLD 193 ROTONDA BLVD E 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,451 ROTONDA WEST LONG MEADOW $342,000 3 2 1 2006 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 6/21/2018 $139.53 0.98 D5919509 SLD 70 FAIRWAY RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,408 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $355,000 3 2 0 2006 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 6/20/2018 $147.43 0.96 D5922398 SLD 1390 BEACH RD Unit#1 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,340 MARINER VILLAGE PH 01 BLDG 02 $420,000 2 2 0 1994 Community Condominiu m Cash 6/21/2018 $313.43 0.94 D6100895 SLD 6000 BOCA GRANDE CSWY #D37 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,247 BOCA GRANDE NORTH $440,000 2 2 0 1986 Community Condominium Ca sh 6/20/2018 $352.85 0.98 D5919597 SLD 6001 BOCA GRANDE CSWY #E56 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,247 BOCA GRANDE NORTH PH E $515,000 2 2 0 1989 Community Condomini um Conventional 6/20/2018 $412.99 1 D5921936 SLD 25 PALM DR 33946 PLACIDA 4,320 PALM ISLAND ESTATES UNIT 3 $782,500 6 5 1 2006 Private Single Family Residence Cas h 6/18/2018 $181.13 0.92 D6100959 SLD 788 BEACH VIEW DR 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,910 BEACH VIEW AT BOCA BAY PH 02 $1,275,000 3 3 0 1995 Community Townhouse Cash 6/18/2018 $667.54 1 D5921402 SLD 44 SEAWATCH LAKE DR 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,696 SEAWATCH BOCA GRANDE $1,325,000 3 3 1 1991 Community Villa Cash 6/19/ 2018 $491.47 0.95 D5921613 SLD 166 CARRICK BEND LN 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,943 NORTH VILLAGE $1,825,000 3 3 0 1989 Community Single Family Residence Cash 6/18/2018 $620.12 0.93 D5921441 SLD 1960 19TH ST E 33921 BOCA GRANDE 4,268 BOCA GRANDE $4,150,000 4 4 1 1969 Private Single Family Residence Cash 6/2 0/2018 $972.35 0.91 D5921408 SLD 16180 SUNSET PINES CIR 33921 BOCA GRANDE 4,994 GULF SHORES NORTH 04 $5,350,481 4 4 2 2003 Private Single Family R esidence Cash 6/19/2018 $1,071.38 0.96SOUTH 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 RatioA4210444 Sold 3090 SUNSET BEACH DR Sunset Beach $147,000 2 1 0 1959 Single Family Residence FHA 6/18/2018 182.38 0.95 A4207962 Sold 2688 MALLOW RD Sunset Beach $207,000 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence FHA 6/19/2018 141.78 0.98 D6100386 Sold 1031 TAMPA RD South Venice $210,000 3 2 0 1971 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 190.56 1.05 A4406675 Sold 357 BAYSHORE DR Bay Acres Sub $210,000 2 1 0 1959 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 185.84 0.91 A4204988 Sold 591 RANDOLPH RD South Venice $216,500 2 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence VA 6/22/2018 177.02 0.98 N5917227 Sold 1609 W NEPONSIT DR Venice Gardens $225,000 3 2 0 1966 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 162.22 0.9 8 D6100298 Sold 1477 HUDSON RD South Venice $235,000 2 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 139.88 1.02 N6100060 Sold 1415 TURNBERRY DR Turnberry Place $235,000 3 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence Cash 6/19/2018 119.59 0.94 A4402566 Sold 106 VAN DYCK DR Sorrento East $235,000 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/2018 127.86 0.94 D6100424 Sold 1306 MANGO AVE East Gate $238,000 3 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence Cash 6/19/2018 136.7 0.97 N5917093 Sold 4885 TAMARACK TRL Southwood $238,500 3 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/19/2018 138.99 1 D5921059 Sold 600 GARDENS EDGE DR #621 Magnolia Park $238,500 2 2 0 2007 Condominium Cash 6/18/2018 153.57 0.92 N5909977 Sold 107 HOURGLASS DR Not Applicable $239,900 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/19/2018 102.17 1 N5916786 Sold 9028 EXCELSIOR LOOP Rapalo $255,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/19/2018 145.46 0.99 N5914350 Sold 3131 HERCULES RD South Venice $257,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 141.05 0.93 N6100896 Sold 104 MATISSE CIR W Sorrento East $264,500 3 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence FHA 6/18/2018 177.76 1 S4854601 Sold 20180 RAGAZZA CIR #202 Gran Paradiso $265,000 3 2 0 2016 Condominium Conventional 6/20/2018 126.25 0.96 D5922819 Sold 113 FLAMINGO RD Venice South Gulf View $270,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 197.5 1 0.98 N5917246 Sold 12515 SAGEWOOD DR Grand Palm $274,900 3 2 1 2014 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/20/2018 163.63 1 N5917371 Sold 4154 SUMMERTREE RD Southwood $300,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/20/2018 180.29 1 A4214725 Sold 201 MARCHENO WAY Not Applicable $300,859 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 6/13/2018 199.38 0.99 N5916357 Sold 12008 BLAZING STAR DR Preserve at West Villages $302,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/18/2 018 148.48 0.97 N5915406 Sold 519 BAYVIEW AVE Bay View Acres $305,900 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Cash 6/20/2018 197.35 0.97 N6100273 Sold 12022 GRANITE WOODS LOOP Stoneybrook At Venice $316,000 4 3 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 140.4 4 0.99 N5914165 Sold 674 SILK OAK DR The Lakes Of Jacaranda $320,000 3 3 0 1997 Single Family Residence FHA 6/22/2018 167.28 0.98 A4402032 Sold 23547 AWABUKI DR Sarasota National $329,000 3 2 0 2015 Condominium Cash 6/20/2018 177.74 0.97 N5916841 Sold 173 VENICE PALMS BLVD Venice Palms $330,000 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/18/2018 169.84 0. 95 N6100104 Sold 11516 DANCING RIVER DR Stoneybrook At Venice $334,000 4 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/22/2018 151.34 1 A4214624 Sold 5431 LAYTON DR Ventura Village $338,000 3 2 0 2011 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/19/2018 150.02 0.98 A4402822 Sold 1161 LINDEN RD South Venice $350,000 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 173.27 1 A4213398 Sold 605 ELBA DR Cecilia Court $365,000 3 3 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/21/2018 165.01 0.96 N5917065 Sold 296 VENICE PALMS BLVD Venice Palms $370,000 3 3 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/19/2018 191.91 0. 97 N6100556 Sold 1150 DEARDON DR Manors Of Chestnut Creek $391,000 3 2 1 1992 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 175.34 1 N6101003 Sold 13661 TRENTINO STREET Islandwalk At The West Villages $424,990 3 3 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/20/2018 170.82 1 N5916813 Sold 4366 VIA DEL VILLETTI DR Venetia $425,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/21/2018 177.82 0.94 N6101008 Sold 11824 HUNTR CREEK ROAD Grand Palm $445,399 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 187.22 1 N5916338 Sold 304 RIO TERRA Bellagio At Venice Island $454,000 3 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/18/2018 238. 95 0.98 N6100924 Sold 11820 HUNTERS CREEK Grand Palm $458,990 3 2 1 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 6/20/2018 189.12 1 A4406656 Sold 372 MARAVIYA BLVD Toscana Isles $463,695 3 3 2 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 179.03 1 N5916961 Sold 1251 CIELO CT Willow Chase $466,000 3 2 1 2014 Single Family Residence Cash 6/20/2018 174.08 0.97 N5915275 Sold 329 VENICE GOLF CLUB DR Venice Golf & Country Club $468,000 3 2 1 1992 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 1 69.08 0.96 N5915510 Sold 1098 TUSCANY BLVD Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club $490,000 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 6/18/2018 198.78 0.98 A4129505 Sold 516 TAMIAMI TRL S #405 Not Applicable $499,000 3 3 1 2010 Condominium Cash 6/22/2018 268.28 1 N5915257 Sold 249 SOVRANO RD Venezia Park $537,000 3 2 0 1966 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/18/2018 320.6 0.98 A4206187 Sold 629 ALHAMBRA RD #1103 Valencia Condo Apts $575,000 2 2 0 1974 Condominium Conventional 6/21/2018 447.82 0.97 A4206227 Sold 863 MACEWEN DR Oaks The $575,000 4 3 0 1992 Single Family Residence Cash 6/22/2018 208.41 0.96 A4202562 Sold 322 YACHT HARBOR DR Southbay Yacht & Racquet Club $790,000 3 4 0 1976 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/18 /2018 270.92 0.96 A4187254 Sold 376 S CREEK DR South Creek $895,000 3 3 1 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 6/21/2018 289.18 0.97 N5914820 Sold 200 SUNRISE DR Nokomis $1,245,000 4 4 1 1995 Single Family Residence Conventional 6/18/2018 300.94 0.96 A4169093 Sold 800 N RIVER RD Myakka River Trails $1,612,000 4 4 1 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 6/20/2018 311.98 0.96 A4189751 Sold 1492 CASEY KEY RD Case y Ke y $4,500,000 3 4 3 2008 Sin g le Famil y Residence Conventional 6/18/2018 764.53 0.56 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 RatioGiving your home a little extra ÂoomphÂŽ doesnÂt have to cost thousands of dollars. In fact, you can make some dramatic home improvements on a budget of just a few hundred dollars. These Â“ve projects will make a big impact for less than the cost of a new TV. 1. Revamp your entryway. A stylish entrance makes an instant impression. Begin your entryway revamp with simple, affordable upgrades like a new welcome mat and house numbers. You can also arrange potted plants Â„ like easy-to-maintain succulents Â„ around your entrance for an eye-popping aesthetic. Flowering plants, while slightly more difÂ“cult to maintain, can complement the color scheme of your entrance or act as a standalone focal point. You can also spruce up your homeÂs entrance with a quick color update to your front door. A new shade will complement your entryway dcor and spruce up the overall look of your homeÂs exterior. Chic doorknockers, updated doorknobs and alluring porch lighting are the perfect Â“nishing touches for your homeÂs entrance. 2. Modernize your bathroom. Major remodels arenÂt the only way to revive your tired bathroom. Start by updating your paint. A new color will open up small spaces, rejuvenate your aesthetic and inspire chic dcor. Next, upgrade your linens. New towels, shower mats and shower curtains can hide dated features and improve the overall feel of your bathroom. Add sconces, towel-hanging ladders and reclaimed crates for extra storage and fashionable functionality. And consider a stylish new mirror to add just the right Â“nishing touch. 3. Repaint your interior walls. Repainting a room can do wonders to bring it back to life. Lighter colors are perfect for opening up small areas and creating a sense of calm. You can also paint your walls and trim (or other architectural features like mantles and built-in bookcases) in subtly contrasting colors to add depth and interest. Accent walls are perfect for reviving dull spaces Â„ and they cost less and require less work than painting a whole room. Darker shades are perfect for spaces like studies, home ofÂ“ces and dens. 4. Update your cabinet hardware. Installing stylish cabinet hardware is a quick and cost-effective way to update your kitchen. Before you begin your update, itÂs important to consider your kitchenÂs style Â„ you donÂt want to mismatch modern pulls and knobs with traditional cabinets. If your kitchen has a contemporary design, go with sleek, understated hardware. Ornate, classically inspired hardware will work best for traditional cabinets. 5. Rejuvenate your light Â“xtures. Dated light Â“xtures not only look bad, but they can also make day-to-day activities difÂ“cult Â„ ultra-low lighting is great for a romantic night in, but not so much for chopping vegetables. Installing new light Â“xtures offers the chance to take your dcor to the next level Â„ and there are thousands of pendant light and chandelier options to suit every taste and budget. Just remember: Do-it-yourself electrical jobs can be dangerous. If youÂre unsure how to switch out your lighting, itÂs best to hire a professional to do it for you.5 home projects that cost less than a TVBy WILSON WEAVERHOMEADVISOR OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 7
Page 20 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 8 TODAY Farmers Market, History Park Farmers Market open every Sunday 9am-1pm, 501 Shreve St., between Virginia Ave. & Henry St. 941-639-1887 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; 2-5pm Funday Sunday; Music by Tidal Wave @ 25538 ShorePG637-2606;members & guests AL 110-show me money, Show me the Money Â… join us for an afternoon of fun. Starting at 1:00 pm VFW Sunday Bingo, 1-5 PM Sunday at VFW Post 5690,Port Charlotte, Smoke Free, Lunch avaiable, Info 941-235-8992. MONDAY Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 Trustees Meeting 6PM Aerie 7PM Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch;3pm Tiki open; 4-7 Music/KennyRose;4:30-7:30 ChickenNite;7-9:30Karaoke/ BillyG@25538ShorePG6372606;mbrs&gsts Mahjongg @ Faith, All are welcome to join the fun in this fascinating game. MondayÂs 12pm, Faith Lutheran, 4005 Palm Dr., PG 33950 PC Moose Lodge Bingo, Early birds 5 to 6pm Jackpot Bingos 6-10pm, Food available 4-6pm Bar BingoÂ…Am Leg 110, Bar Bingo Â… Specials, Hot Ball Â… Open to Public Â… Starts at 6:00 TUESDAY 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 MenÂs Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st Tuesday at 8am, at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 Courage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Country Plus Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 1-6 Tiki Tuesday; 1-5 Bar Food; 6pm LBOD Mtg; 7pm Lodge Mtg@25538 Shore,PG,6372606;members & guests Free Kids Lunch, FREE lunch for ages 18 & under. 11:30-12pm @ PC Library 2280 Aaron St. 941.764.5562 Sponsored by CCPS ChampÂs Cafe Mahjongg, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 11:30am-3:30pm, .50 cents an hour Cultural Center MembersPLUS free. 625-4175. Am Leg 110 Bingo, Early Birds 12:00 Hot Balls, progressive and specials. Am Legion Riders Â… Open to the public Bridge @ Faith, Al are welcome to come join us in playing this popular game. Tuesday, 12pm, Faith Lutheran, 4005 Palm Dr 639-6309 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Rd) first Tues, 4pm. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 Deep Creek Elks, Deep Creek Elks Open 4-9:30pm, Karaoke 6-9pm Queen of Hearts Drawing 7pm Burgers, Sandwiches, & more 5-8pm, 941-249-8067 WEDNESDAY Woodcarving, Woodcarving and Woodburning every Wed.8am to 12pm at the Cultural Center. Come and join in fun. Bev 764-6452 Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 Pot Luck 1-4 Queen Hearts 6PM Open 10:30-7, S&H open mic Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch;11amBar;1pmTiki;4-7 July4thPicnic;2:30-5:30/ Three of a Kind;6-9/ MixedUpDuo@25538ShorePG6372606;mbrs&gsts 4th Celebration, July 4th Celebration. Live music 12 9, viewing of fireworks over Harbor 9 pm. FishermenÂs Village 639-8721 THURSDAY Murdock Rotary, Club meets Thurs 7:45am weekly at Perkins, 1700 Tamiami Trl. Friendliest club in SWFL. Call 941-456-1862 for info Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Jersey Beat Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 3pm Tiki Open; 5-8 Dinner; 5pm PER Social; 6:30-8:30 Charity Bar Bingo@25538ShorePG6372606;members&guests Free Kids Lunch, FREE lunch for ages 18 & under. 11:3012pm @ PC Library 2280 Aaron St. 941.764.5562. Sponsored by CCPS ChampÂs Cafe Mah-Jongg, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 11:30am-3:30pm, .50 cents an hour Cultural Center MembersPLUS free. 625-4175. Punta Gorda Elkettes, Elkettes Thrift Shop Open to the Public from 11:30am to 2:30pm @ 25538 Shore Dr.,PG,637-2606, Ext. 451 Punta Gorda Rotary, Punta Gorda Rotary meets at noon at the Isles Yacht Club. The best place in PG to be at noon on Thursdays. 219-742-3287. FRIDAY Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Boomers Bingo, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 10:45am-3:30pm. Game packs start at $13. Over 25 games w/ payouts up to $250. 625-4175. Free Kids Lunch, FREE lunch for ages 18 & under. 10:3012pm @ PC Library 2280 Aaron St. 941.764.5562. Sponsored by CCPS ChampÂs Cafe TODAY Broasted Chicken, Delicious Broasted Chicken Dinner $8.50 served 2-4pm Dine in or take out. Rotonda Elks, members & guests Sunday Blue Plate, Shrimp Skewers$6.00 VFW Aux 550 N. McCall Rd. Englewood Dine In Carry Out 4:00 6:00 P.m. Public Welcome. MONDAY Crafting, Help us to craft items; bring lunch, we supply dessert at Lemon Bay WomanÂs Club, 51 N. Maple St. 9:30 12:30 681-2048. Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Euchre, Euchre Every Mon & Wed @ l:00 PM VFW Post 10178, 550 N McCall Rd. (941)474-7516 Come join us! Wings & Dancing, Wings, wet & dry, burgers, philly cheesesteak & more 5-7pm Music: Escape 6-9pm Members & guests Rotonda Elks Pioneer Days Meeting, This meeting is open to the public. Monday, July 2, 6pm at the Elsie Quirk Library. Sign up to volunteer! Zumba Gold & Toning, Get fit while working out with Ricki to world music at Lemon Bay WomanÂs Club, 51 N. Maple St, 6-7 pm, $7 each. 445-1310 TUESDAY MenÂs Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st Tuesday at 8am, at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 Beginning Line Dance, Learn steps and dances at Lemon Bay WomanÂs Club, 51 N.Maple St. 9 10 am, $3.00, 474-1438. Courage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Line Dancing, Dance with Harry to country, pop & standards at Lemon Bay WomanÂs Club, 51 N. Maple St. 10-11am, $3, 474-1438. Plant Clinic, Plant Questions? Problems? Free Answers @ Charlotte Englewood Library 10-12 Tuesday & Thursday Florida Master Gardeners Pickleball Open Play, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 1-4p. $2 to play. At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Rd) first Tues, 4pm. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 WEDNESDAY Line Dancing, 9-30 to 11-30 American Legion Post 113 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 Euchre, Euchre Every Mon & Wed @ l:00 PM VFW Post 10178, 550 N McCall Rd. Come join us! July 4 Basket Raffle, VFW Aux. Basket Raffle 550 N. McCall Rd.Englewood July 4th 1:006:00p.m Food available Public Welcome. 941 474-7516 July 4 Family Picnic, 1-5 pm, New Hope Baptist Church, 2100 Englewood Rd (SR776), 941-4747647, Bring lawn chairs, Swinging Bridge free concert AMVETS Grand Opening, New Post. 2 to 6. 3386 N. Access Road. music, food, beverages. Veterans, public welcome. 697-0070. Pig Roast July 4th, Roasted Pig or Beef Brisket Dinner 3-5pm Music by TAT2 4-7pm Tickets at bar. Rotonda Elks, members&guests Zumba with Chantal, Dance and work out to world music at Lemon Bay WomanÂs Club located at 51 N. Maple St, 6-7 pm, $7.00. 941-445-1310. THURSDAY Badminton, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9-12p. $2 to play! Open to all levels. Crafty Ladies, Handcrafted items every Thursday 9-11:30am (except holidays). Oaks Cove, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-5533 Beg/Impvr Line Dance, 9-30 to 11-30 American Legion Post 113 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 Line Dance Club, 9:3011:30am, Christ Lutheran Church, 701 N. Indiana Ave. Impvr/intermed. line dances. Public welcome. Nancy 474-6027 Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Pickleball Open Play, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 1-4p. $2 to play. Bingo 6:30PM, Public Invited! Bingo 6:30pm. Bar food available 5pm till close. Nice prizes Play 3 cards for $1 Rotonda Elks Male singers wanted, 701 N Indiana Ave, Englewood on Thurs. 6:30 PM for an evening of a cappella singing in the Barbershop style. 9413079825 FRIDAY Line Dancing, 9-30 to 11-30 American Legion Post 113 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Friday Dine & Dance, Chef Choice: Coconut Shrimp & reg menu 5-7:30pm Music: MC Squared 7-10pm Members & guests Rotonda Elks SATURDAY FC MenÂs Breakfast, FC MenÂs Prayer Brkfst @ 8:00am @ Church campus-140 Rot. Blvd.W. Free & all men are invited. 475-7447 Closet of Hope, Free clothing, ID required. 1st & 3rd Saturdays 9:30a-12p. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 Corn Hole 12:30pm, Corn hole sign up 12;30 games start 1pm $2 fee per game. Come solo or bring a buddy. Rotonda Elks members & guests Bingo, VFW 10178 Auxiliary 550 N. McCall Rd. Englewood 1:00 3:30 p.m. Public Welcome 9414747516 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 Large selection only $7.00 Bloody Marys $1 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 & let the Sons do the cooking for you large menu to choose from 2-5pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 MONDAY Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good work out & feel better. Mahjongg, 9am-12:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Looking for more players. Will teach if interested. North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Wings 5-7, Q-7PM, Music by Mike & Co. 6:30-9:30, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Duplicate Bridge, $3/person 12:30-4:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd Ella 429-8958 If you like bridge then come & play. Rummikub, 1-4 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Like cards but not holding them? This is played with tiles AMVETS 2000 LAUX, Regular monthly meeting @ 2:30pm Presentation of 3 Scholarships 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 AMVETS 2000 Darts, Enjoy the fun of dartÂs competition with refreshments of chips & dips @ 7pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 TUESDAY MenÂs Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st Tuesday at 8am, at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 TOPS 0123, Need weight loss support? TOPS at 4285 Wesley Lane. Call Nancy at 423-8676, YouÂll be glad you did! Courage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC Scrabble, 9:30-11:30 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 If you like scrabble then come & play. North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Tacos 11-2, Euchre 12-4, $0.25 off domestic btls & wells, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 AMVETS 2000, Coney Dogs Or Chili Dogs by Krista 11am till 2pm only $2 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Line Dancing, $5/class 12:15-2:15 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd Joan 661-3799 Learn some new steps & have fun. Friend to Friend, Fellowship and fun every Tuesday from 1-3pm. Noon luncheon on 4th Tuesday. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Rd) first Tues, 4pm. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 Youth Boxing, USA Boxing coach. 6 p.m. Tues/Thurs. Morgan Center. Fundamentals. Work ethic. $10. 239-292-9230. NPBOXCLUB@gmail.com AMVETS 2000, Amvets Regular Monthly Meeting @ 7pm Ex-Board @ 6pm Members be in attendance 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 WEDNESDAY Firecracker 5K Run, Flat, fast 3.1 mile race. Water station along route. Starts 7:30am, Morgan Family Community Center, 429-7275 Amateur Radio Club, North Port Amateur Radio Club, Coffee Break. All Welcome. North Port AbbeÂs Doughnuts 9:15AM come & have coffee 888-2980 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Hot Dogs & Burgers 12-2, CyndieÂs Drink of the Day 6-10, DJ Scotty 6-10, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 July 4 Family Picnic, 1-5 pm., New Hope Baptist Church, 2 100 Englewood Rd, Englewood, FL, 941-474-7647, Lawn chair, Swinging Bridge concert Freedom Festival, Good food, lively entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks display. 6pm, North Port High School, call 429-7275 AMVETS 2000, Corn Hole Tournament @ 7pm Come & enjoy the fun Played inside 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 THURSDAY Conversation Group, 10-11:30 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Bring a topic or a joke to share with the group. North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Euchre 12-4, Bingo 5PM, Bowling 6PM, Kitchen Open 5-7, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Mexican Dominos, 12-3 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 The dominos have numbers not dots. Come & have fun. AMVETS 2000 Dinner, LAUX Country Style Ribs 4:30-7pm QOH @ 7pm Karaoke by Bobby O @ 7pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 FRIDAY Holy Name Bingo, 5-9pm San Pedro Activity Center Open to all Up to $1300.00 in cash prizes Non-Smoking Refreshments 941-429-6602 Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good work out & feel better. North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Fish Fry/Rib Dinner 5-7, Music by DJ Scotty 6-10, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Life AFTER Downton, Life After Downton, 7/6, 10:30-12:30. Join us for a cuppaÂ tea & discussion. Ques? 941-861-5000. CHARLOTTE EVENTS ENGLEWOOD EVENTS NORTH PORT EVENTS America The Beautiful Patriotic Concert, Celebrate the 4th with a fantastic patriotic show! Music of Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, Lee Greenwood, Elton & Elvis. Brian Gurl, Katherine Alexandra and Michele Pruyn & band. Tuesday July 3rd, 7pm Venice Presbyterian Church, 825 The Rialto. Tickets: $20 per person. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 21 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 9 Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity hosted a dedication ceremony Monday morning for Christine Bowers at her new Port Charlotte residence. The home build was sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities, which donated 100 percent Â“nancial support for the home construction, and additional support was provided by local Publix staff, who volunteered in building the residence. Bowers received many gifts donated by various groups. That included organizations, businesses and churches, Women United of United Way of Charlotte County, as well as Publix.Habitat hands the keys to new homeowner Publix Super Markets sta with new homeowner Christine Bowers, Jason Green, Brad Jaros, Eric Jacobs, Christy Williams and Jay Roughton. Shane Hotchkin, assistant student ministries pastor of Deep Creek Community Church, and new homeowner Christine Bowers New Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity homeowner Christine Bowers New homeowner Christine Bowers, center, stands with David Sussman who provided a gift, along with Women United of United Way of Charlotte CountyÂs Mary Ann Tipton, Erin Gant, Dawn Forlini, July San Roman and Tiany Briggs. Gifts were donated by guests who attended the event with new homeowner Christine Bowers including Hasan Hammami, long-time Habitat supporter and former executive with Procter & Gamble; Ellen Cardillo, special events coordinator with Habitat; Trish Be llois, senior director of operations with Habitat; Patricia Harris, representing Charlotte Bay Chapter Daughters of the American Revol ution; Ron and Annemarie Klein, representing Burnt Store Presbyterian Church and Jan Nick, development coordinator with Habitat. Publix sta Christy Williams, Jason Green, Brad Jaros and Eric Jacobs carry recyclable totes lled with groceries and other household items donated to new homeowner Christine Bowers during the dedication. SUN PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIAHabitat sta with homeowner Christine Bowers from left: Paul Lioon, board member; Je Cardillo, board member; Mike Manseld, CE O; Ellen Cardillo, special events coordinator; Gabrielle Reineck, senior director of outreach; Debbie Gyger, family services coordinator; Trish Bellois, s enior director of operations and Jan Nick, development coordinator. Â€Affordable Options and SavingsÂ€Worldwide Travel Protection Â€VeteranÂs BeneÂ“tsÂ€Avoid Hidden Society Fees Â€Complimentary Personal Planning GuideÂ€Customized Packages and Terms CONSIDERING PLANNING AHEAD?CREMATION/FUNERAL SERVICES? CEMETERY OPTIONS? FREE LUNCH & SEMINARJOIN US FOR ACall Today to RSVP: 941Reservation required. Limited seating available. 6001S.SalfordBlvd NorthPort,FL34287 Thursday,July5th@11:00am 14415TamiamiTrail NorthPort,FL34287 Friday,July6th@11:00am adno=54538766 North Port North Port Thursday, July 5th @ 11:00 am Friday, July 6th @ 11:00 am
Page 22 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 10LOCAL SPORTS LOCAL SPORTS Contact usBenjamin Baugh Â€ Editor email@example.com or 941-206-1175 Bryan Levine Â€ Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-206-1122 Vincent Portell Â€ Staff writer email@example.com or 941-206-1185 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org FAX: 941-629-2085 SunCoast Sports NowWhen news breaks, we blog it at www.suncoast sportsnow.com Like us and share our photos on Facebook: facebook.com/ SunCoastSports Follow us on Twitter for live updates and breaking news: @SunCoastSports How to ÂƒSubmit a story idea: Email email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The P.C. Majors all-stars made their presence felt on June 23 and June 25 during games at the Herald Avenue Fields at the Herald Avenue Complex. All-stars meet at Herald Avenue Fields ALL STARS: LOCAL BASEBALL PHOTOS PROVIDED BY TOM OÂNEILLPort Charlotte all-star Garyn Whelan (3), left, puts a late tag on Levi Hayden (99) as he steals second for the 11 and 12 yearold Fort Myers all-stars during the rst inning Monday at Herald Ave Fields at the Herald Ave Complex in Port Charlotte. Port Charlotte all-star Wyatt Oleson (14) singles during the second inning against the Fort Myers 11and 12-year-old All Stars Monday at Herald Ave Fields. Port Charlotte all-star Garyn Whelan (3), right, is called out while being tagged by Fort Myers Trey Bode (6) during the second inning Monday. Port Charlotte All Star catcher Kameron Scott (6) catches a y ball for an out during the rst inning against the Fort Myers 11and 12-year-old all-stars.SAILINGEnglewood SailingÂs 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: 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 OÂGara 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 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 email@example.com or web at www.thesailingcenter.org or Facebook page Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center. LOCAL SPORTS CALENDAR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY LICENSE # AL13053 EQUAL HOUSINGO P P O R T U N I T Y 7374 San Casa Drive, Englewood, FL 34224 941.698.2600 HeritageOaksLiving.com HAVE YOU HEARDWHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT HERITAGE OAKS?ÂMy husband and I never thought we would be living in a senior community. And than we came across Heritage Oaks We are so happy that we did. All of the employees are so nice and helpful, the food is excellent and the activities/outings keep us busyÂŽ Provided by: Gladys S. Current Resident CARING FOR BODY, MIND & SPIRITFIND OUT HOW YOU CAN SAVE UP TO THIS LIMITED TIME OFFERadno=54538893 adno=50537965
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 23 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 11 Local author Donald P. Robin was tired of writing academic-inspired books and articles. His experiment in Â“ction writing, has resulted in two books Â„ the second of which he signed recently during an event at St. Andrews South Golf Club in Punta Gorda. The newest release, titled Â2079: A War for Brain Enhancement,ÂŽ was snapped up by dozens of friends and admirers. A resident of Punta Gorda, Robin was accompanied by his wife, Sarah, to greet friends and fans during the evening event. Â2079ÂŽ is the second Â“ctional novel written by Robin, who also has penned Â“ve academic books, along with numerous academic articles. Robin said that after writing the whole of his academic career, it was nice to branch out to the Â“ctional genre. ÂThe idea of writing a novel was kind of like freeing you up,ÂŽ said Robin. ÂI could use my imagination and creativity to try my hand at writing something other people might like to read.ÂŽ RobinÂs Â“rst book, ÂLibator,ÂŽ is set in the same science-Â“ction universe as Â2079,ÂŽ with some familiar characters Â„ though Robin said reading ÂLibator,ÂŽ wasnÂt a necessary precursor to understanding the happenings of Â2079.ÂŽ ScientiÂ“c literature is a large inÂ”uence on Robin. who was a business ethics professor at Wake Forest University prior to retiring. A degree in Mechanical Engineering, a dissertation dealing with Philosophy of Science issues and a profound interest in brain science, plays a large role in RobinÂs writing. Reminiscent of Aldous HuxleyÂs ÂBrave New World ,ÂŽ Robin extrapolates from current scientiÂ“c studies to anticipate future scientiÂ“c developments. The story of Â2079ÂŽ continues to detail a secretive and scientiÂ“cally advanced nation in a futuristic Middle East. ÂWe are still in diapers with our knowledge about the brain,ÂŽ said Robin. ÂBut I think that is going to pick up in the near future, possibly well ahead of the year 2079.ÂŽ Robin said he has no plans on slowing down and is already working on a third book for the series. ÂIÂm always working on the book,ÂŽ said Robin. ÂSomething is always going on in the back of my brain... As long as I have a brain thatÂs still working, IÂm going to keep going and going.ÂŽ Punta Gorda author pens new novelBY JUSTIN RAFFONESUN INTERN Author Donald P. Robin and his wife Sarah show o his paperback novel Â2079: A War for Brain EnhancementÂŽ at an event at St. Andrews South Golf Club. SUN PHOTOS BY SUE PAQUINRobin Bayme, right, waits for her signed copy of Donald P. RobinÂs new book. Friends and fellow golfers attended the event for author Donald P. Robin. Backpacks, pencils and paper are needed for foster children going back to school. Susan Bennett heads the Children of God program, which helps students in foster care from Englewood, Venice, North Port and Charlotte County. Bennett is making donation boxes to collect supplies in time for a back-to-school giveaway sheÂs planning for July. One is already at A Better Scoop Ice Cream Shop, 70 S. Indiana Ave., Englewood. ÂThereÂs no party or anything big this year, IÂm just collecting as many backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils everything they need for school to give out to the families on July 28 at West Coast Church in Englewood,ÂŽ she said. ÂWe are hoping people will give, so we really can help these 50 kids who will be starting the new school year maybe in a different home with a different family. Buying for older children is more expensive. They need calculators, bigger binders and more supplies. So it gets expensive for foster parents.ÂŽ Foster children are removed by the Department of Children and Families if a parent is abusive, incarcerated, or convicted of drug usage or neglect. Each month DCF workers call Bennett for help with personal items for children. ThatÂs why throughout the year, Bennett collects items for infants and toddlers such as diapers, blankets, formula and clothing, bikes, playpens, car seats, strollers, childrenÂs clothing, supplies, toys and shoes and sneakers. ÂUsually when a child comes into the foster care system with a garbage bag with everything they own in it,ÂŽ Bennett said. ÂTheir school supplies are long gone or are in really bad shape. They sometimes donÂt have the basics either like a toothbrush or a comb and a brush.ÂŽ During the holiday, Bennett also collects donations to help the children have a good Christmas and Easter. Bennett, who is a foster parent, said donations can be dropped off at West Coast Church, 240 Pine St., Englewood. ÂI love helping children,ÂŽ Bennett said. ÂItÂs such a blessing when foster children can receive the same thing as other children. They really feel better when they have their own school supplies and clothing.ÂŽ For more information, call Bennett at 207-513-8003.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org School supplies needed for foster childrenBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR ÂColor is subjective, which is why you have to know who you and the people living in your home are,ÂŽ designer Sharon Breay said. ÂI try to convince people they are truly beautiful personalities, and they should showcase who they are in the colors they use in their home.ÂŽ In her class ÂThe Art of a Beautiful Home 2: Color,ÂŽ Breay explores why and how to use color in decorating homes. The class is 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at Florida Gulf Coast UniversityÂs Renaissance Academy, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, Punta Gorda. Participants will learn how to create a desired mood with color, understand the basic color wheel, create color combinations using Â“ve color formulas, how one color can affect the other colors in a room and how to create focal points with color. An experienced designer, Breay earned her design degree from the University of Michigan, and is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). ASID also recommends her for barrier-free accessible design and homes for the physically challenged. In her Â“rst career, she was a museum-awarded painter. ÂColor produces psychological effects that are often subliminal and consequently create moods,ÂŽ Breay said. ÂIf youÂre going to create a color scheme for your home, you have to know what youÂre about.ÂŽ Because color schemes should be personalized to those living in the home, color trends donÂt work. Color trends are marketing tools that have nothing to do with the homeownerÂs personality, require changing colors every three or four years as trends change, lack individuality and are boring, because they are so common, according to Breay. ÂWeÂll go through each of the colors and describe how they affect us psychologically,ÂŽ Breay said. ÂFor example, in the West red signals alarm or excitement or you can create a quieter room with a subdued burgundy or a pastel pink, both of which are in the red family. Blue is calming and is often a favorite, but if youÂre surrounded by blue all the time it can become depressing.ÂŽ Participants will also learn how to create speciÂ“c color formulas for the entire house that suit their personalities and meet their speciÂ“c needs. ÂOnce participants know themselves, identify their activities, know what kinds of moods they want to project, and what kind of sun exposure they have, weÂll introduce the color wheel,ÂŽ Breay said. ÂAs they learn the color wheel, weÂll apply colors to one of Â“ve color formulas to create a harmonious color scheme for their home, a scheme that isnÂt all the same, but is connected.ÂŽ ÂColors reÂ”ect and absorb surrounding colors, which is why a certain color sofa looks one way in the store but looks differently in the color scheme at home. So, we must work all the colors together,ÂŽ Breay said. ÂYou can also use color to direct the eye away from an eyesore in a room.ÂŽ Using a Â“ctitious couple, with sample information about the coupleÂs home, personalities and lives provided, participants will design a color scheme for the home that reÂ”ects the laboratory couple. Participants should also bring photos or drawings of the areas in their homes they want to improve as theyÂll get an opportunity to work on those as well. 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Page 24 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 12 We all like to hear quotes that inspire us, make us feel good, bring a smile, or make us laugh. There are hundreds of popular quotes about pets, made by famous people that have been passed along. Two very popular quotes that we hear, are, Jonathan SwiftÂs, ÂEvery dog must have his day,ÂŽ and, ÂHappiness is a warm puppy,ÂŽ credited to Charles Schultz. Another writer, who obviously traveled a lot, once said, ÂSuch short lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home.ÂŽ Former Presidents and world leaders have uttered their share of pet quotes. Woodrow Wilson once said, ÂIf your dog will not come to you after looking you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.ÂŽ Harry S. Truman quipped, ÂIf you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.ÂŽ More recently Barack Obama said, ÂMany shelter dogs are really mutts like me.ÂŽ Charles De Gaulle made his point with, ÂThe better I get to know man, the more I Â“nd myself loving dogs.ÂŽ I am not sure who Winston Churchill was talking with or about when he stated, ÂI am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us, cats look down to us, but pigs treat us as equal.ÂŽ Entertainers have chimed in with odd pet quotes. Marilyn Monroe said, ÂDogs never bite me, just humans.ÂŽ Elizabeth Taylor let it be known that, ÂSome of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.ÂŽ I am not sure if Richard Burton heard that or not. Ann Landers may have hit the nail on the head with ÂDonÂt accept your dogÂs admiration for you as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.ÂŽ A great quote from Rodney DangerÂ“eld was, ÂI looked up my family tree and found three dogs using it.ÂŽ Cats have not been left out when it comes to popular quotes. Sigmund Freud is credited with, ÂTime spent with a cat is never wasted.ÂŽ James Harriott felt that, ÂCats are connoisseurs of comfort.ÂŽ And, Albert Schweitzer thought, ÂThere are two means of refuge, music and cats.ÂŽ Rod McKuen shared, ÂCats have it all, admiration, endless sleep, and being company only when they want to.ÂŽ Robert Heinlein went out on a limb with, ÂWomen and cats will do as they please. Men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.ÂŽ Sad but true is Bruce CameronÂs sentiment, ÂWhen we adopt a pet we know it will end with us having to say goodbye, someday. We do it anyway because they bring us so much joy, optimism and happiness. Their love affects us every moment of the day.ÂŽ In 1885, the speech ÂTribute to a Dog,ÂŽ was presented as testimony by U.S. Sen. George West, then a young attorney in Missouri, representing a man who was suing another man for killing his dog. In part the quote goes, ÂThe one absolutely unselÂ“sh friend that man can have in this selÂ“sh world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.ÂŽ My all-time favorite was part of an epitaph on a tombstone. It reads, ÂNear this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence, courage without ferocity and all the virtues of man without his vices. This praise, which would be unmeaning Â”attery if inscribed over human ashes, is but a just tribute to the memory of Boatswain, a Newfoundland dog.ÂŽ Dated 1808. 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 www.humane.org or call 941-474-7884.Famous pet owners express love for dogs, cats Suncoast Humane SocietyPhil Snyder A statue of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill overlooks a pig, an animal Churchill praised. PHOTOS PROVIDEDA portrait of Presient Harry S. Truman and Fella by Martha Suhocke. The Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County offered 50 percent off adoption fees at the Summer LovinÂ event on Saturday. DNA microchipping and gift shop items were also on sale to promote pet safety and comfort. For $10, new pet parents could even get a family portrait taken. ÂWeÂre just trying to adopt as many out as possible, weÂre hoping this attracts more people,ÂŽ said AWL Development Manager Patty Cook. Throughout the day, prospective pet owners got the chance to meet and fall in love with all of the 77 adoptable animals at the AWL. Dogs and cats alike were eager for adoption Â„ as was Benny the pig Â„ and the discounted price was intended to help place them in good homes. ÂWe want them to have a family and a nice life. This way, they can Â“nd their forever homes,ÂŽ said Cook. ÂWe treat them well here but they donÂt want to stay, they want forever families.ÂŽ Cook predicted a lot of people would come out for the event after ensuring it was well-publicized across social media platforms and the local news. Summer LovinÂ is one of the AWLÂs largest adopt-a-thons of the year, according to Acting Director Aggie Augila. ÂFacebook is a really good tool,ÂŽ said Marco De Assis, AWLÂs Media Manager. ÂUsually, pets that are posted on there get adopted within a month. It also helps us get the word out about events like this.ÂŽ Earlier in the week, one of the shelterÂs two pigs, Hubert, was adopted. They are hoping to Â“nd more good homes for Benny and their other animals through the event. ÂWeÂve only been open for 20 minutes and weÂve already had one adoption, so I think thatÂs a good sign,ÂŽ Cook said. Throughout the morning, the small shelter lobby was packed with young families, retirees, everyone looking for a special addition to their homes. ÂWeÂre hoping to Â“nd that perfect kitten,ÂŽ said Sean McLaughlin as his children, Lolie and Evan, played with the young cats. Many families already had pets and wanted to get them a new friend. ÂMy cat has a lot of medical issues and we need a playmate for him,ÂŽ said Samantha Ferguson, rocking one of the small kittens in her arms. ÂI really like how friendly and playful they are. And cuddly.ÂŽ To make sure the pets go to good homes, the AWL asks potential parents to meet certain requirements. According to their website, www.awlshelter. org, those looking to adopt must own their own home or have explicit permission from their landlord, let the animal meet any other pets they have and be over 18, among other policies. If you missed the Summer LovinÂ event but are still interested in adopting from the AWL, the shelter is open daily and adoptions run until 3:30 p.m. Email: email@example.comDog days of summer: AWL holds discount adoption eventBy KAYLA GLEASONSTAFF WRITER KITTEN SHOWERA ÂKitten ShowerÂŽ will be held on Saturday, July 21 to welcome incoming cats. Volunteers and potential pet parents are welcome between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The shelter is also accepting donations of food, toys and more. A full list of needed supplies can be found at www. awlshelter.org. IF YOU GOAnimal Welfare League 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte (941) 625-6720 www.awlshelter.org Adoption hours: Mon-Sun, 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Left: Samantha Ferguson holds Houdini at the Summer LovinÂ adoption event. Niki, a Boston Terrier/Pug mix, happily accepts a back scratch from the AWLÂs Patty Cook. Kennel technician Alberto Vargas takes Moses, a Cur mix, for a walk during Summer LovinÂ. Rodger Dodger Dog hands out high-ves and bracelets at the Summer LovinÂ event Saturday. AWL volunteer Diane Titone takes Rooney, a Boston Terrier, out to meet families at the adoption event. Mary, a Terrier/American Staordshire mix, gets a little distracted during a game of fetch. Evan McLaughlin plays with Astro in one of the AWLÂs kitten rooms.
Each Fourth of July, thousands of people are injured from using consumer Â“reworks. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 9,000 Â“reworks-related injuries happen each year. Of these, nearly half are headrelated injuries with nearly 30 percent of these injuries to the eyes. One-fourth of Â“reworks eye injuries result in permanent vision loss or blindness. The EyeSmart campaign the American Academy of Ophthalmology wants to remind consumers to leave Â“reworks to professionals. Children are the most common victims of Â“rework accidents, with those 15-years-old or younger accounting for half of all Â“reworks eye injuries in the U.S. For children under the age of Â“ve, seemingly innocent sparklers account for onethird of all Â“reworks injuries. Sparklers can burn at nearly 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, which is hot enough to cause a third-degree burn. Abrupt trauma to the eye from bottle rockets causes the most serious injuries. These include eye lid lacerations, corneal abrasions, traumatic cataract, retinal detachment, optic nerve damage, rupture of the eyeball, eye muscle damage and complete blindness. The American Academy of Ophthalmology urges observance of the following tips: Â€ Never let children play with Â“reworks of any type. Â€ View Â“reworks from a safe distance of at least 500 feet away. Â€ Respect safety barriers set up to allow pyrotechnicians to do their jobs safely. Â€ Leave the lighting of Â“reworks to trained professionals. Â€ If you Â“nd unexploded Â“reworks remains, do not touch them. Â€ If you get an eye injury from Â“reworks, seek medical help immediately. In the event of an accident, minimize the damage to the eye by following these six steps which can save a childÂs sight: Â€ Do not rub the eye. Rubbing the eye may increase bleeding or make the injury worse. Â€ Do not attempt to rinse out the eye. This can be even more damaging than rubbing. Â€ Do not apply pressure to the eye itself. Holding or taping a foam cup or the bottom of a juice carton to the eye are just two tips. Protecting the eye from further contact with any item, including a childÂs hand, is the goal.Fireworks safetyProvided by NEIL B. ZUSMAN, M.D., FACSZUSMAN EYE CARE CENTER PHOTO PROVIDEDEach Fourth of July, thousands of people are injured from using consumer reworks.SAFETY | 4 Keeping cool during the dog days of summer can be difÂ“cult, especially for people who live in humid climates. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, heat is the leading weather-related killer in the United States, with the National Vital Statistics System reporting a total of more than 7,400 deaths between 1999 and 2010. Many of those deaths could have been prevented had people taken steps to keep cool in the face of summer heat. Â€ Choose wisely when spending time outdoors. As hot as summer can be, many people still want to enjoy some time outdoors. You donÂt have to spend summer indoors to survive the summer heat, but it helps to choose the time you spend outdoors wisely. Avoid spending time outdoors between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Temperatures soar Keep cool in the summer heat PROVIDED BY MCC HEAT | 2 PHOTO PROVIDEDAccording to the Environmental Protection Agency, heat is the leading weather-related killer in the United States. DanMEARNSCOLUMNIST Health & HopeContinuing last weekÂs column on hearing loss, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Charlotte County Executive Director Kim Gaut said there are 35,000 to 40,000 people with some form of hearing loss in Charlotte County. Nationwide, the number is 48 million, including one million in Florida. ÂThese numbers are from 2010, so there has to have been an increase,ÂŽ said Gaut. ÂHearing loss is serious business. It has been shown to cause dementia and AlzheimerÂs.ÂŽ Hearing loss may result from genetics, birth complications, ageing, illness (high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney problems), trauma and medication (such as certain antibiotics and chemotherapy drugs). The leading cause by far is noise-induced hearing loss, and the most vulnerable are young people. ÂTwo out of 10 children from age four to 19 have hearing loss,ÂŽ Gaut said. ÂSome are born that way, but most suffer noise-induced hearing loss from ear buds and headphones. TheyÂre going to be needing our services very soon.ÂŽ In March, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that 1.1 billion people between 12 and 35 years of age are at risk of hearing loss due to exposure to noise Âin recreational settings.ÂŽ The WHO cited personal audio devices, such as smartphones and iPods, and damaging levels of sound at concerts and music festivals, where noise levels can top 120 decibels for hours. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), repeated exposure to sound over 85 decibels can cause hearing loss. ÂPermanent damage can happen in minutes,ÂŽ said the NIH, Âand when the damage is done, Self-inflicted hearing loss can be avoidedDAN | 8Picnics can be a lot of fun. But improper handling of the food can mean trouble in the form of foodborne germs. Before you fill your cooler, review these tips for safer picnics. Picnic tip No. 1: When you open the cooler, keep an eye on the clock. ÂThe general rule is to have food out only two hours,ÂŽ said Kate Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist. ÂHowever, on a hot day Â„ 90 degrees Fahrneheit and above Â„ you want to limit the time that food is out in that hot weather to one hour.ÂŽ She added, ÂYou might even consider a bowl of ice. And, then, sit your food container in that ice. That can help maintain a cool temperature.ÂŽ Picnic tip No. 2: Pay special attention to proteins. ÂBacteria like protein,ÂŽ said Zeratsky. So keep meat cold until it hits the grill. Then, use a meat thermometer to make sure itÂs cooked to a safe temperature. At least 160 degrees degrees Fahrneheit for ground meats and 165 degrees Fahrneheit for poultry. Picnic tip No. 3: Shield your sweets, including the ones from Mother Nature. ÂFruit, with its natural sugars, is going to attract some bugs,ÂŽ said Zeratsky. ÂSo you might want to keep it covered.ÂŽ And picnic tip No. 4: Better to be safe than sorry. ÂWhen in doubt, throw it out. You donÂt want anyone to get sick.ÂŽSafety tips for a holiday picnicFROM MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK PHOTO PROVIDEDPicnics can be a lot of fun. But improper handling of the food can mean trouble in the form of foodborne germs. When in doubt, throw it out. You donÂt want anyone to get sick. 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Page 26 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 Publisher Glen Nickerson Feeling Fit EditorMarie Merchant firstname.lastname@example.org 941-206-1135 Medical Advertising Executives:Bibi R. Gafoor 941-258-9528 email@example.com Jim Commiskey 941-258-9526 firstname.lastname@example.org Fort Myers Daniel Dykes email@example.com 941-205-6409 Deadlines Support group listings are published as space permits. To have your group included, send the information to feelingfit@sun-herald. com. News briefs and announcements must be received by noon on Monday to be included in SundayÂs edition of Feeling Fit News briefs are published as space permits. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 941-206-1135.Feeling FitA sunny day at the beach or pool can take a dark turn in seconds. ÂDrowning in this country remains one of the leading causes of accidental death in children and affects adults, as well,ÂŽ said Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. But Boniface said drowning usually doesnÂt look how people expect it to. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, more than 10 people die from drowning each day, mostly children. But there isnÂt usually the splashing and screaming you see in movies. ÂIn most cases, you donÂt see a struggle,ÂŽ Boniface said. ÂYou just see somebody under the water or Â”oating face down.ÂŽ But, in some cases, there is a window of a few seconds where you might notice some signs. Drowning people wonÂt wave their arms because their arms instinctively push down to try and get their heads above water. And a drowning person is unable to make any sound, so if a child is noticeably quiet, thatÂs a red Â”ag. Boniface says the most important thing you can do is take steps to prevent a drowning. That means limiting alcohol, fencing off a pool and keeping an eye on kids in the water. ÂThis involves close, constant adult supervision Â„ somebody watching the water at all times,ÂŽ Boniface said. How to tell if someone is drowningFROM MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TNS PHOTOAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on average, more than 10 people die from drowning each day, mostly children. But there isnÂt usually the splashing and screaming you see in movies.More than 2 million older Americans are receiving letters from the Social Security Administration about programs that could help pay their health care expenses. Recipients of these letters are likely eligible for Extra Help, a lowincome subsidy program for Medicare Part D prescription benefits, or other Medicare Savings Programs. The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (AAASWFL) wants to reassure seniors that these letters from the Social Security Administration are legitimate. Recipients are encouraged to contact the SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) program to determine if they are eligible and receive application assistance. SHINE Medicare counselors provide free, unbiased, and personalized assistance with Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drug plans, and long-term care insurance. Offered locally through the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida, 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. ÂAbout 12 million people nationwide use one of these programs to help cover the costs of medications, copays, deductibles, and Medicare premiums,ÂŽ explained Camilita Aldridge, SHINE Liaison with AAASWFL. ÂAbout 2,300 people in Charlotte and DeSoto Counties will receive these letters. If you found one of these letters in your mailbox, SHINE may be able to help you save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on your health care. With healthcare costs continuing to rise, these programs can be a lifeline for older adults with limited incomes.ÂŽ AAASWFL provides SHINE counseling services at locations across Southwest Florida. To make an appointment with a SHINE counselor, call AAASWFLÂs Elder Helpline at 866-413-5337. A list of counseling sites can also be found on the SHINE website: www.floridashine.org. The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida is a nonprofit organization serving Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee, and Sarasota Counties. AAASWFL is the stateÂs designated Aging and Disability Resource Center for Southwest Florida. The organization is committed to helping adults ages 60 and over and people with disabilities to live with independence and dignity in their own homes and communities. SHINE can help seniors apply for cost savings programsProvided by KIRSTEN OÂDONNELLAREA AGENCY ON AGING FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA A result of our contemporary lifestyle is the inability to Â“nd the time and motivation to participate in beneÂ“cial physical activities. This, in turn, has led to a decrease in the level of Â“tness (and state of health) of many. Improving Â“tness and health is not an easy task. Allowing ones level of Â“tness and state of health to decrease to a point where disease and illness are prevalent is never a good thing. Of all the components essential to Â“tness and good health, exercise appears to be the most signiÂ“cant. Through regular exercise, many of the illnesses threatening good health and longevity can be avoided. Furthermore, conditions such as obesity, abdominal distention (a condition that, quite often, results into what we commonly refer to as a pot belly), osteoporosis and many other illnesses would not be as prevalent as they are today. In the Âold daysÂŽ when we walked to school and work, used our physical body to perform our daily labor and involved ourselves in the games and Â“tness activities of the time, it was less difÂ“cult to maintain favorable degrees of Â“tness and health. Today, the situation has changed. It would appear that more people are now driving to work, to school, to the supermarket and even to the neighborhood bread shop. In addition, the work done by contemporary folks are performed indoors while standing or sitting and, in many cases, through the use of some automated or computerized machine. As difÂ“cult as it might be, it is important that time (and motivation) be found to reclaim and/or maintain desirable levels of Â“tness and good health. The following tips are presented to help you Â“nd the time to exercise. Â€ Join a health club or Â“tness center. The atmosphere and other members will, quite often, offer needed motivation. Â€ Consider your available time and establish (put it on paper) an exercise schedule. Â€ Plan to exercise at different times of the day. You may wish to do some exercise in the morning, a little before and/or after lunch and a Â“nal session at some point in the evening. Â€ Do some simple exercises while at your desk or at different points during the performance of your work. Fusion One is an exercise program that offers a vast number of exercises you can do while sitting. Â€ When creating your exercise schedule, plan activities for the weekend. For Â“tness information and services, visit the Cultural Center of Charlotte CountyÂs Fitness Center at 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte, or call 941-625-4175, ext. 263.Improving fitness and health is not an easy taskBy GREGORY WHYTETHE CULTURAL CENTER OF CHARLOTTE COUNTYÂS FITNESS CENTER They are a common summer nuisance. Mosquitoes are pesky parasites leaving bite marks that can be unbearable to itch. So whatÂs the best way to stop yourself from scratching? Jason Howland has the answer from a Mayo Clinic expert in this Mayo Clinic Minute. There are millions of mosquitoes swarming this summer, sucking blood and leaving itchy, red bumps on the skin. ÂTheir saliva deposits in the skin from where the bite is, and itÂs causing a reaction to that saliva,ÂŽ said Dr. Summer Allen, a Mayo Clinic family physician. Allen says some of the tried-and-true home remedies for treating mosquito bites work well. Calamine lotion, over-thecounter hydrocortisone cream and even a cold compress can ease the itch. ÂItÂs going to sooth and kind of calm down that intense burning and inÂ”ammation that theyÂre feeling in their skin,ÂŽ said Allen. And, while itÂs not always easy, itÂs important to keep the itching to a minimum. ÂIf they scratch it hard enough, or depending on what they use to scratch their skin, they can cause a break in their skin,ÂŽ said Allen. ÂThey can develop a bacterial infection.ÂŽ Although using insect repellent and other prevention tips can reduce your chances of being bit, really, getting at least one skeeter bite this summer is almost inevitable. ÂTime takes care of it, and try to do your best not to scratch it if you can,ÂŽ said Allen.Easing the itch of mosquito bitesFROM MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORKPHOTO PROVIDED BY UF/IFASFemale Aedes aegypti mosquito and peak during these hours, and the American Melanoma Foundation notes that UV radiation reaches its peak intensity at approximately 1 p.m. The more intense that UV radiation is, the more susceptible people are to UV-related sun damage to their skin. If you prefer to exercise outdoors during the summer, do so in the early morning or in the evening, when temperatures tend to be lower and UV radiation is less of a threat. Â€ Limit time spent outside. ItÂs OK to spend time outside in the summer, just make sure you are not outside for extended periods of time on hot days. Exposure to sustained heat can adversely affect the bodyÂs ability to sweat. Sweat might be uncomfortable, but it helps to regulate body temperature by cooling the body. People who cannot sweat or suddenly stop perspiring can succumb to heat exhaustion or heat stroke very quickly. If you must spend time outdoors on hot days, take periodic breaks to go indoors, heading inside immediately if you realize your body is no longer producing sweat. Â€ Stay hydrated. Come the dog days of summer, keep a water bottle with you at all times, reÂ“lling it throughout the day as necessary. The American Heart Association notes that the heart can more easily pump blood thr ough blood vessels to the muscles when it is hydrated. That means the heart isnÂt working as hard as it would have to if you were not staying hydrated. Dehydration reduces the bodyÂs ability to sweat and maintain a normal body temperature, so stay hydrated on hot days by drinking water throughout the day. Â€ Make cool dietary choices. When planning meals on hot days, choose light foods and opt for small portions so you arenÂt Â“ghting feelings of sluggishness that can compound any heat-related feelings of listlessness youÂre already coping with. In addition, choose meals that donÂt require you to turn on the oven. Hot ovens can make homes, even those with fully functioning air conditioning systems, far less comfortable on especially hot days. The dog days of summer are often marked by humidity and blazing sun. Overcoming those factors may require altering certain habits.HEATFROM PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 2Caregivers 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 debilitating disease. There are no requirements to join the group. For more information, contact Mike Boccia at 941-815-6077. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 29 Adults in their 40s are getting diagnosed with Stage 3 or Stage 4 liver cirrhosis, even though they have never consumed alcohol to excess and have never felt any symptoms of the disease. WhatÂs going on? Liver specialists say thereÂs a form of hepatitis that is sneaking up on about 12 percent of the U.S. population, an estimated 25 million Americans, and they want to urge primary care providers to send patients for testing earlier in the game. Called nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH for short, it does not result from drug use, alcoholism, sexual contact, water contaminants or viruses. Rather this particular liver condition occurs when too much fat is stored in liver cells. ÂWhat weÂre trying to do is bring that awareness to bear,ÂŽ said Dr. Stephen Harrison, a liver specialist who has been working nationally to get out the word on the disease. ÂWeÂre saying, ÂListen, this is a chronic disease. Thirty percent of the population has nonalcoholic fatty liver, and 25 percent of that population is at risk for the form of fatty liver called NASH that can progress to cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease and liver cancer. ÂThatÂs the group we need to be getting after, but we canÂt even begin to work them up if they donÂt come in for an evaluation.ÂŽ NASH tends to occur more often among people at high risk of heart disease because of Type 2 diabetes and obesity, and in the United States, a disproportionately high number of Latinos are being diagnosed with the disease. ÂWhen we talk about any chronic liver disease, itÂs important that people are able to recognize if it exists in themselves or if theyÂre at risk for it,ÂŽ Harrison said. ÂThe problem with NASH is that itÂs an asymptomatic, silent disease.ÂŽ If you get a headache, you feel the pain and you can do something about it, but patients with NASH typically donÂt get that kind of warning, said Dr. Souvik Sarkar, a liver specialist at UC Davis Health in Sacramento. In addition, he said, there is no test in the primary care providerÂs arsenal that can diagnose NASH. Esparto resident Kimberly Pearson, 45, said her liver disease had progressed to the third of four stages by the time she was diagnosed with NASH. She said Sarkar was trying to explain how serious the illness was, Pearson said, but her brain wasnÂt processing it. She had never heard of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. ÂHe was trying to get me to realize that this was very serious, but it didnÂt really hit home until I went on Dr. Google to Â“gure out what it could lead to cancer or liver failure,ÂŽ Pearson said. Sarkar and Harrison said that primary care providers must be on the lookout for a combination of risk factors that warrant sending patients to a specialist for a noninvasive liver ultrasound known as a FibroScan. Those risk factors are: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, a diagnosis of diabetes or a family history of diabetes, a body-mass index of 30 or higher, a fatty liver or a family history of liver disease. Sarkar said that, eight years before Pearson was sent to his ofÂ“ce for a FibroScan and ultimately a liver biopsy, her lab work had shown she had nonalcoholic fatty liver and she had been diagnosed with diabetes. ItÂs important, he said, for primary care physicians to screen for NASH early. ÂBy educating doctors and patients, we hope to get patients diagnosed in earlier stages of the disease and not in later stages when they need liver transplantation,ÂŽ said Harrison, who practices in San Antonio, Texas. ÂIf we can do that, then the patient can somewhat manage the disease by changing their lifestyle, adopting a healthier diet and exercising.ÂŽ Harrison has been a leading voice in the NASH education program being rolled out globally. In fact, June 12 is the Â“rst-ever International NASH Day with events and information-sharing planned worldwide in street events and online at www.thenash-education-program. Harrison said the initiative is aimed at educating both patients and the health care community. Sarkar said a patient doesnÂt have to show all the risk factors to receive a NASH diagnosis. He said heÂs seen one NASH patient with a BMI of 24, but the patient had high cholesterol and a fatty liver. Genetics can play a strong factor in whether someone develops NASH, Sarkar said, rather than the degree of obesity. With many NASH patients, Sarkar said, the secret to beating the disease is weight loss, but for a patient with a BMI of 24, he said, doctors have to treat NASH by getting the cholesterol under control with medication. So, what is Â“brosis and cirrhosis of the liver? Harrison explained: ÂSay tonight you have a big party. You go out in Sacramento, and you blow it out. You drink way more than you should. Your liver is not going to be happy tomorrow morning, but if you donÂt drink any more, very quickly, your liver will lay down a scab. It will lay down collagen and Â“brose that will allow new hepatocytes to grow. When they grow and regenerate, the liver then comes in and reabsorbs that scar tissue. A nd, you heal, and the liver looks brand-new. ÂBut hereÂs the problem with NASH: The fat in the liver is toxic to the liver. ItÂs called lipotoxicity, and that is always there. ItÂs there for decades. The liver never has a chance to heal, so it is constantly laying down more scab. Over 10 to 20 years, that scab develops so much that we call it cirrhosis, and itÂs at that point that we canÂt do much for you.ÂŽ ItÂs then that patients require a liver transplant in order to survive, he and Sarkar said, and a liver transplant can take years of waiting behind thousands of people in line ahead of you. Although some A liver disease youÂve never heard of is putting millions of lives at riskBy CATHIE ANDERSONTHE SACRAMENTO BEE TNS PHOTOKimberly Pearson, right, walks with her workmates, Courtney Kievernagel, left, and Martha Garrison along a trail in the UC Davis Arboretum where they often take walks in Davis, California. Pearson is ghting a deadly form of hepatitis that is sneaking up on millions of Americans. Her illness had progressed to the third of four stages by the time a physician diagnosed the Esparto resident with it.LIVER | 7 FEELING FIT 5 ItÂs important to know who to trust with your familyÂs health because you want the very best. 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Please Call 941-475-2442 Englewood SOLARIS HEALTHCAREis now HiringCNAs Full Time & WeekendsNURSES: Weekend Supervisor, Shift Supervisor, Night shift floor Nurse$2000 Sign on BONUS!!Apply: solarishealthcare.vikus.net www.HorizonTechInstitute.ComÂADVANCE YOUR CAREERÂŽ Licensed & Accredited School Murdock Town Center on 411032 Tamiami Tr Unit 3YOUcan become a LPN within 11 months. Enrollment ongoing.Start Working In 2-5 wks! Classes Start Each Month Call For Class Dates Nursing Assistant (120hrs) Home Health Aide (75hrs) Phlebotomy Tech (165hrs) EKG Tech (165hrs) Patient Care Tech (600hrs) Job Assist. & Pymt. Plans Call Now to Register! 941-889-7506 PHLEBOTOMY,EKG, Classes Start 07/23 LPNwkds 07/23 CNA07/23 Med. Asst. 07/23 ADULTCARE5050 HONEST, CARING PERSONALASSISTANT AVAIL. TOCAREFORYOUR LOVEDONE! I WILLCAREFOR YOURSASI DOMYOWN! DR. APTS, LITECLEANINGAND MEALPREP, ERRANDS& MUCH MORE. (941)-979-2887 MEDICAL6095 MOBILITY SCOOTER 3 w h ee l good cond. $300 941-484 5511 RECLINER POWER V ery goo d condition. $125 941-575-1988 NEWS & NOTESVolunteer opportunities available at The Homeless CoalitionDo you have some spare time and want to meet some great people? There are many volunteer opportunities available at The Homeless Coalition and we have just the right position for you. Retail/cashier and sorting help at Fabulous Finds ReSale Shop (MondaySaturdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Volunteers are also needed for meal prep (lunch and dinner, various days/shifts), front desk/clerical (various days/shifts). They are also in need of food donation pick-up drivers at local restaurants once a week. Do you like to bake? The Coalition is in need of bakers for the New Bread Program (various days/ shifts), assistance in food pantry( Wednesdays, any hours between 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.). (There is an immediate nedd for the hours of 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.) If you are interested in fun volunteer opportunities, contact Darcy Woods at 941-627-4313, ext. 134 or email Darcy.Woods@ cchomelesscoalition.org.Golisano ChildrenÂs Hospital offers free parenting workshopsGolisano ChildrenÂs Hospital of Southwest Florida offers free eight-week Partners in Parenting workshops focused on parenting children with special needs, including developmental disabilities, special health care needs including Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) or emotional disturbances. The specialized group parenting classes help teach parents how to focus on their strengths, set appropriate expectations for their children as well as specialized and effective discipline strategies. The workshops meet for eight Sundays starting July 1, with two different sessions available from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Golisano ChildrenÂs Hospital, located at 9981 Bass Road, Fort Myers. Parents who complete all eight classes (no special order required) will receive a certiÂ“cate of completion. The Partners in Parenting workshops feature lessons focused on positive discipline from the Nurturing Parenting Program, authored by Stephen J. Bavolek, Ph.D. The workshops help parents: Â€ Manage their childÂs behavior without spanking or shouting Â€ Learn effective communication skills Â€ Establish nurturing routines for meal times, bath times, bedtimes, chores and homework Â€ Understand the exceptional childÂs effect on typical siblings Â€ Gain a sense of personal power and feel good about themselves Â€ Enjoy their families and have fun together Free child care is available during the workshops. For more information or to register to participate, call 239-343-6468 or email Child Advocate Richard.Keelan@ LeeHealth.org.Childbirth Education Programs offeredSarasota Memorial Hospital offers comprehensive childbirth education programs at its North Port Health Care Center, 2345 Bobcat Village Center Road, North Port. All sessions are taught by qualiÂ“ed instructors, on a rotating monthly schedule. For the educational sessions, youÂll need to sign-up in advance. We recommend signing up for classes by your second trimester and Â“nishing them four weeks prior to your due date. Upcoming classes include: Â€ Monday, July 9: CPR for Infants 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Â€ Saturday, July 21: Prepared Childbirth Class 6:30 p.m. to 8:30pm Â€ Wednesday, July 25: Baby Care Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Â€ Monday, Aug. 13: Breastfeeding Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Â€ Saturday, Aug. 18: Prepared Childbirth Class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Â€ Wednesday, Aug. 22: CPR for Infants 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Â€ Monday, Sept. 10: Baby Care Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Â€ Saturday, Sept. 15: Prepared Childbirth Class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Â€ Wednesday, Sept. 26: Breastfeeding Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Register online at babies.smh.com.Venice ParkinsonÂs Wellness ClubBeginning on Aug. 2, the Venice ParkinsonÂs Wellness Club will be featured on a new day at a new location: Â“rst Thursdays at 10:00am at Jacaranda Trace, 3600 William Penn Way, Venice, Florida. The Venice ParkinsonÂs Wellness Club will remain at the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce for July.ÂChristmas in JulyÂFriendship Centers in Charlotte County are planning its second annual ÂHealthy At HomeÂŽ donation drive. Please consider providing some extra cheer this summer by donating a practical, thoughtful item that will be gifted to clients whose needs are year Âround. Suggested donations include: laundry detergent, fabric softener sheets, dish detergent, Handi-wipes, cleaning wipes, large bars of soap, toothpaste, Polident/ Fixadent, incontinence pads, tea and instant coffee, nylon mesh body scrubbers, body wash, deodorant, dog and cat food, art supplies, puzzle books. Donations can be dropped off from July 1-31 at 27420 Voyageur Drive, Harbor Heights or any of the following participating partners: Â€ C.A.R.E., 6868 San Casa Drive, Englewood Â€ River Commons, 2305 Aaron St., Port Charlotte Â€ Chelsea Place Adult Day Center, 3626 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte Â€ Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, 2701 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte Â€ Consulate Health Care, 18480 Cochran Blvd., Port Charlotte Â€ St. MaryÂs Primitive Baptist Church, 605 Mary St., Punta Gorda Â€ A Better Solution, 165 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda For more information, call Jeanne at Friendship Centers at 941-255-0723.Bayfront Health Port Charlotte / Punta Gorda volunteers neededDo you love helping others, serving and giving back to people in need? Make a difference in the lives of patients, families and visitors and become a volunteer at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte / Punta Gorda. We are recruiting volunteers for many different positions, including: care ambassadors, couriers, front desk information, nursing support, clerical volunteers, departure services, emergency room volunteers, and golf cart drivers. If you have four hours per week to share with others, please call 941-637-2570 for more information.LOUD Crowd classesThe LOUD Crowd classes meet every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Universal Fitness, 1544 Rio De Janeiro Ave, Punta Gorda. No fee. New member are requested to contact 941204-1515 prior to attending for the Â“rst time. The LOUD Crowd is a weekly speech class for individuals with ParkinsonÂs disease who have previously undergone speech therapy. For more information contact Mary Spremulli, at 941204-1515 or email info@ voiceaerobicsdvd.com.Voice Aerobics classSponsored by Neurochallenge Foundation for ParkinsonÂs, Voice Aerobics with Mary Spremulli is held the fourth Thursday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Peace River Presbyterian Center, 5600 Peace River Road, North Port. Voice Aerobics is a whole body voice strengthening program combining voice practice with movement. The class provides education about speech and voice changes associated with ParkinsonÂs, an introduction to vocal function exercises, and a setting for social interaction, support, and communication. There is no fee for classes. No prior speech therapy is required to join, and classes will focus on: vocal function exercise, speech practice, and methods to improve communication for people living with ParkinsonÂs. To learn more, call 941-204-1515.Monthly Tobacco Cessation SeminarsEnglewood Community Hospital offers free monthly tobacco cessation seminars. The Tools to Quit program will provide information about the effects of tobacco use, the beneÂ“ts of quitting, and will assist you in developing your own quite plan. Quitting tobacco isnÂt easy, but Â“nding help should be. With the new Quit Your Way program, the Florida Department of HealthÂs Tobacco Free Florida program is making it easier for tobacco users in the state to access the free and proven-effective resources available to all Floridians. They have expanded their resources offering tobacco users interested in quitting access to free tools, including a starter kit of nicotine replacement patches, Text2Quit, email tips and a quit guide. Englewood Community Hospital offers the Group Quit seminars on the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Englewood Community Hospital cafeteria conference room. If you or a loved one is ready to quit your way, please register by calling 866-534-7909.ÂMinding Our EldersÂJoin Karen Hallenbeck, Senior Living Advisor, Writer, Executive Director and Host of ÂMinding Our Elders,ÂŽ is on the air at 11 a.m. every other Monday on WCCF 1580AM. Seventeen years as an Executive Director of Assisted Living Memory Care Communities has given Karen the expertise and empathy to assist families in their journey through senior living. Topics on ÂMinding Our EldersÂŽ will include how to choose the ÂrightÂŽ community for your loved one, transitioning at a community, what legal issues should be completed, common questions about placement or how families can endure the emotional impact of caring for their loved one. You can share your story or make comments during the show by calling in at 941-206-1580 or go to www.wccfam. com for the ÂMinding Our EldersÂŽ blog.Free bike ridesFree bicycle rides are offered at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday. All riders are welcome. Helmet is required. The rides depart from Acme Bicycle Shop, 615 Cross St., Suite 1116, Punta Gorda. For more information, call 941-639-2263.Friendship Centers needs volunteers in North PortThe Friendship Centers currently has a volunteer opening for Friendship at Home Volunteers in North Port. The Friendship at Home program matches volunteers with isolated seniors through telephone reassurance, the friendly visitor program and supportive intervention. Volunteers go through a background check and screening process. Training is provided. If you enjoy working with older adults and would be interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact Robert Rogers at rrogers@ friendshipcenters.org or 941-556-3223.Blood pressureFree blood pressure screenings are available from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. FEELING FIT 6 Welcoming patients of Charlotte County for over 45 years to The Lodge!www.PantherHollowDental.com DENTAL LODGE19240 Quesada Avenue Port Charlotte, FL 33948(941) 743-7435Panther Hollow Dental Lodge is where experienced, trustworthy and compassionate dentistry occurs. Our lodge provides a soothing environment combined with state-of-the-art technology.PANTHER HOLLOWadno=50536368 adno=50536529 Â€ Medical Marijuana is now legal in Florida Â€ Charlotte CountyÂs rst and only dedicated Medical Marijuana certi cation group Â€ Many conditions qualifyLiberate Physician Center3841 Tamiami Tr. Suite B Â€ Pt Charlotte, Fl. 33952Call for appointment today (941) 888 3232 Service sets us apartDr. Daniel Smith M.D. Medical DirectorMEDICAL MARIJUANA CERTIFICATIONS
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 31 Tune into 1580AM and listen to the Bayfront Health segment on the Golden Hippo show:s Thursday, July 5, 8 a.m.: Stop the Bleed Tuesday, July 10, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Â„ Pulmonary Diet Nutrition Class. Bayfront Health Wellness & Rehab Center, 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. Learn how eating habits can affect your breathing. Free. Call 941-637-2450 to register. Tuesday, July 10, 15-minute Time Slots Available 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Â„ Personalized Balance Assessment. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Center for Balance Disorders, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Anyone can lose the ability to balance. Receive an individualized assessment and learn ways to improve balance. Free. Limited time slots available. Call 941-766-4903 to register. Tuesday, July 10, 17 and 24, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Â„ Childbirth and Newborn 3-Class Course. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. In this course, you will leave with a better understanding of labor and delivery, the birthing process, anatomy and physiology, birth basics, comfort techniques, hospital procedures and medical interventions. ($) or ask how you can take this course for Free. Register at www. BayfrontHealthEvents.com. Wednesday, July 11, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Â„ Forever Bonds Breastfeeding Support Group. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. New moms Â„ and moms-to-be Â„ are invited to share and learn about breastfeeding. Free. Call 941-624-7214 to register. Wednesday, July 11, noon to 1 p.m. Â„ Hip and Knee Pain? Ask Dr. Davis. Speaker: Mark Davis, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical OfÂ“ce Plaza, 4th Floor Conf. Room, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. Have your questions answered one-onone for all your hip and knee ailments. Free. Lunch provided. Register at www. BayfrontHealthEvents.com. Wednesday, July 11, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Â„ Bayfront Baby Place Tours. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Lobby, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Expecting? View the birthing suites, meet the staff and get questions answered in preparation for an exceptional experience. Free. Register at www.BayfrontHealthEvents. com. Tuesday, July 17, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Â„ Cardiac Diet Nutrition Class. Bayfront Health Wellness & Rehab Center, 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. Learn heart-healthy, low fat and low sodium food options. Free. Call 941-637-2450 to register. Tuesday, July 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Â„ Stop the Bleed: What everyone should know to stop bleeding after an injury. Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Help given immediately can often make the difference between life and death. Learn the best ways to recognize life-threatening bleeding and how to stop the bleed after an injury. Free. Lunch provided. RSVP required. Call 941-637-1655 to register. Tune into 1580AM and listen to the Bayfront Health segment on the Golden Hippo show:s Thursday, July 19, 8 a.m.: Hip Pain Management and Treatment Thursday, July 19, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Â„ Infant CPR Class. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Caregivers learn how to respond during the Â“rst critical minutes of an emergency until a professional arrives. CPR techniques, safety, and accident prevention tips are covered. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are encouraged to attend. Free. Register at www.BayfrontHealthEvents. com. Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Â„ Childbirth and Newborn 1-Day Course. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. In this course, you will leave with a better understanding of labor and delivery, the birthing process, anatomy and physiology, birth basics, comfort techniques, hospital procedures and medical interventions. ($) or ask how you can take this course for Free. Register at www.BayfrontHealthEvents.com. Saturday, July 21, 11 a.m. to noon Â„Â… Bayfront Baby Place Tours. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Lobby, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Expecting? View the birthing suites, meet the staff and get questions answered in preparation for an exceptional experience. Free. Register at www.BayfrontHealthEvents. com. Monday, July 23, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Â„ Quit Your Way. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Quitting tobacco isnÂt easy. Finding help should be. Bayfront Health and Tobacco Free Florida offer free tools and services to help you get started. Free. Call 866534-7909 to register. BAYFRONT NEWS & NOTES patients can control or beat NASH by losing weight, Sarkar and Harrison say they have seen patients struggle to do so. Sarkar said heÂs treated about 100 patients for NASH, and only two have been able to lose weight and keep it off. The doctors said it takes tremendous behavioral change. Harrison said he tries to keep his weight loss advice simple for patients: Do not eat bread, tortillas, rice or potatoes. When he tells patients that, however, they immediately start bargaining: Does that include sweet potatoes? Is brown bread OK? What about injera, the Ethiopian bread? DonÂt bargain, Harrison said. Give up anything under the letters b-re-a-d, he said, and any food that Â“ts in the other categories. He said he suggests his patients sequester themselves for seven to 10 days until they get in the habit. Once they do that, he said, theyÂll feel better and the weight starts coming off and theyÂre better able to handle temptations. At the same time, he said, start working out at the gym. Start with 10 minutes if thatÂs all you can manage, Harrison said, and try to move that up to 20 minutes the next week. ÂYouÂll Â“nd you can go a long time without being that hungry,ÂŽ he said. ÂYour portion size drops. Your total caloric count drops and it augments the weight loss youÂre having, and then youÂre at the gym, and that augments it even more. Very quickly, fat Â”uxes in and out of the liver in a heartbeat. The liver wants to regenerate. It wants to heal itself just like the skin does.ÂŽ Sarkar acknowledged that it can be as difÂ“cult for some people to give up certain foods as it is for an addict to quit drugs. ThatÂs why heÂs pleased that UC Davis Health offers its patients two different programs to help encourage behavioral changes around food. ThereÂs the Living Light Living Well Adult Weight Management and Lifestyle program, a yearlong plan with regular weight check-ins, education around food and exercise, and tools to help participants reach their goals. The other program, LifeSteps Weight Management, teaches participants over 12 weeks to take gradual steps toward changing their eating and physical activity. Other health providers may have similar programs. Pearson said that weight management has not come easy for her, but sheÂs kept at it. SheÂs up by 4 oÂclock Â“ve days a week to go on morning walks before work with two of her friends. Once she gets to work, she said, she and two co-workers head to workout classes several days a week. The support of friends, she said, has played a critical role in her effort to get a healthier liver. One of the biggest challenges, she said, is getting people to understand just how vital it is to adhere to a strict diet and exercise. You look Â“ne, and you arenÂt exhibiting symptoms, and people think: ItÂs just one piece of cake. WhatÂs the harm? Harrison said that one slice of cake or bread, that one tortilla, those potatoes and rice produce a reaction in the bodies of those with NASH that is just as serious as a food allergy. ÂThose four carbs, the liver is allergic to them,ÂŽ he said. ÂItÂs like, if youÂre allergic to peanuts, they will kill you. Your liverÂs allergic to those carbs. When you eat those carbs, youÂre killing your liver.ÂŽ With diabetes, people traditionally worry about the eyes, the peripheral nerves, the kidneys, but the liver doesnÂt receive the same sort of attention, Harrison said. Yet 75 percent of diabetics have fatty liver, and half of diabetics have NASH, and half of that number have advanced liver disease. ÂFor every 100 diabetics, 13 of them have advanced NASH and donÂt know it,ÂŽ he said.LIVERFROM PAGE 5 Liver specialists say thereÂs a form of hepatitis that is sneaking up on about 12 percent of the U.S. population, an estimated 25 million Americans, and they want to urge primary care providers to send patients for testing earlier in the game. FEELING FIT 7 Less waiting where it matters most Â… our emergency room.*Medical professionals may include physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.In a medical emergency, every minute matters. 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Page 32 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 Sea Dragon Aquatics hosted a Swim-aThon fundraiser at the Port Charlotte High School Pirates pool. Swimmers asked family members, friends, neighbors or businesses to pledge a certain amount per length or to make a Â”at donation in support of the new swim team. Swimmers were encouraged to swim 200 laps each, within a 2-hour timeframe. Participants earned Swim-a-Thon Deck Pass Patches, participation and incentive awards, including bag tags, swim caps, water bottles, T-shirts, hoodies, towels, duffel bags, and backpacks. Money raised during the event will directly beneÂ“t Sea Dragons Aquatics, with Â“ve percent of the gross proceeds from the event going to the USA Swimming Foundation. The Foundation supports their national team, coachesÂ clinics, conferences, as well as providing free or low-cost swim lessons to children across the country and so much more. The coed team consists of 40 kids ages 5 to 18, with Port Charlotte High SchoolÂs pool being their hub. For more information about Sea Dragon Aquatics or to make a donation to support the team visit sea dragonaquatics.org or contact J.R. Whaley, coach, at coachwhaley@ hotmail.com.Sea Dragon Aquatics hosts Swim-a-Thon Claudia Noonan shows her 8-year-old daughter Soa how many laps she completed thus far during the Swim-a-Thon. Six-year-old Breyden Roberts lifts himself out of the pool to talk to his mom Hillori. FEELING FIT PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIAJ.R. Whaley, coach for the Sea Dragons, far left, stands with teens prior to their turn in the pool. Ariesi Sierra, 10, was one of many who participated in the Sea Dragon Aquatics Swim-aThon. Kanyon Patlano, 10, makes his way across the pool during the Swim-a-Thon. Eleven-year-old Carter Sargent completed 100 laps out of 200 within the rst hour of his swim. Fifteen-year old Abigail Lopez utilizes a bodyboard to make her way down the length of the pool at Port Charlotte High School. Seventeen-year-old Luke Merritt focuses while swimming. Lola Robinson, 10, is on her 114th lap out of 200. Dajaun Brown, 15, foreground, smiles while completing laps, followed by fellow Sea Dragon Aquatics team member Jack Cogley, 16.itÂs irreversible,ÂŽ Gaut advises young people against wearing headphones, especially earbuds, which place the sound closer to the ear drum, enhancing volume by as much as 9 decibels. Experts say the best way to protect young ears is to apply the Â60/60ÂŽ rule: Keep the volume on the MP3 player under 60 percent and only listen for a maximum of 60 minutes a day. Parents may use AppleÂs parental control settings to lock in lower sound levels on iPhones and iPods. Another major concern Gaut discussed involves compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, which requires businesses to provide Âreasonable accommodationsÂŽ to enable people with disabilities to enjoy equal opportunities. In the case of deafness, reasonable accommodations include telecommunication devices for the deaf (TTYs), amplified telephones, visual alarms, assistive listening systems, visible accommodations to communicate audible alarms and messages, and, for those who rely on sign language, providing qualified sign language interpreter services. ÂA lot of businesses in Charlotte County refuse to provide accommodations, even when a hard of hearing person requests it,ÂŽ said Gaut. ÂBusinesses donÂt know or understand their responsibilities under the law. The ADA tells them what they need to know.ÂŽ Before any legal action to take place, those who believe they are being discriminated against because of their disability must make authorities aware of the situation. They often inform Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services first. ÂEvery time we hear a grievance, if notÂs not resolved in a reasonable of time, we file a complaint with the DOJ (Department of Justice),ÂŽ said Gaut. ÂAnd we always encourage a deaf person to see a lawyer and sue. ÂThereÂs no legal standing for people who will not provide accommodations,ÂŽ she added. ÂThey lose every time.ÂŽ In May, the Florida Association of the Deaf sent an open letter to the City of Tampa complaining that a televised announcement from the mayor concerning the approaching Hurricane Alberto left the deaf Âin the dark.ÂŽ There was an interpreter on hand using American Sign Language to interpret the mayorÂs remarks, but the camera focused on a close up of the mayorÂs face. ÂThe (television) stations in Fort Myers are very good, very ADA compliant,ÂŽ said Gaut. ÂBut there was a lawsuit against them after Hurricane Charley for not providing appropriated captioning. Now they do and they do a very good job.ÂŽ Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services provides free counseling, education, equipment, sign language and communication classes, and other services to individuals suffering various degrees of deafness. It relies solely on fundraisers and donations only source of income and receives no state or federal funding. ÂWe lost county funds and United Way funding,ÂŽ Gaut said, Âbut did receive a grant from the Charlotte Community Foundation for equipment and certain programs.ÂŽ Lack of funding cost Gaut her only paid employee, Ellen Sapaugh, who stayed on to become a Âgreat volunteer.ÂŽ If youÂd like to help, get more information, or make an appointment, call 941-743-8347, which is a voice, fax and TTY (Text Telephone) line. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Call Dan Mearns at 941-893-9692 or email danmearns@ gmail.com.DANFROM PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 8Amputee 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. For more information, call 941-408-9572.Cancer support groupFawcett Memorial Hospital, an HCA afÂ“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 beneÂ“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. 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CHICAGO Â„ Since graduating from college last month, Gabriel Villagomez has been polishing his resume, updating his LinkedIn proÂ“le and worrying. Sure, the job market looks promising for new grads. And Villagomez, who plans to apply to medical school, just needs a job to hold him over for a year or so. But with student loan bills looming, Villagomez can sense how the need for a paycheck any paycheck could suck him into a job that doesnÂt take advantage of his education. He has seen cousins and friends abandon ambitions and fall into the rut of lowwage work when life gets in the way. ÂIÂm worried about not following through on my plans,ÂŽ said Villagomez, 27, who spent Â“ve years in the Marine Corps before enrolling at University of Illinois at Chicago, where he majored in economics and minored in biology. ÂSometimes itÂs easier to get stuck in these other Â“elds.ÂŽ While the nationÂs sunny jobs reports show low unemployment and growing payrolls, the jobs available arenÂt necessarily good ones, and many new college graduates Â“nd themselves settling for less than what they bargained for. Nearly 43 percent of recent college graduates are underemployed that is, working in jobs that donÂt require a college degree, according to March numbers from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. While making lattes or stafÂ“ng a cash register is often considered a youthful rite of passage during that bumpy transition from campus to the workforce, new research suggests that settling for a subpar job out of the gate can harm career prospects for years to come. Two-thirds of new grads who were underemployed in their Â“rst job out of college were still underemployed Â“ve years later, while only 13 percent of new grads who landed collegelevel jobs right away were underemployed Â“ve years in, according a study released last month by Burning Glass Technologies, a labor market analytics company, and the nonproÂ“t Strada Institute for the Future of Work. The cycle gets harder to escape as time goes on. Three-quarters of those who were underemployed Â“ve years after college continued to be so at the 10-year mark, according to the report. The skills and professional connections gained in the Â“rst job help lead to the next and then the next, and those who missed the early boat have a hard time catching up. Their earnings fall behind. Recent college graduates who are underemployed earn, on average, $10,000 less per year than their counterparts doing college-level work, the report found. Women are disproportionately affected. Forty-seven percent of women were underemployed in their Â“rst post-college job, versus 37 percent of men, the report found. The researchers didnÂt examine the reasons for the gender divide, but it could be linked to the growing speciÂ“city of job descriptions, as research has shown that women are less likely than men to apply for a job if they donÂt believe they meet all of the listed requirements, said Burning Glass CEO Matt Sigelman. ÂThat Â“rst job is so critical because so many who do start out behind stay behind, and the Â“nancial implications are substantial as well,ÂŽ said Michelle Weise, chief innovation ofÂ“cer for the Strada Institute. The research was based on 4 million resumes of people who graduated after 2000, and, to account for rising employer standards, it deÂ“ned college-level jobs as those for which more than half of current job postings require a college degree. In decades past, wandering aimlessly for a while after college was an accepted part of the transition to adulthood. TodayÂs new grads face a very different labor landscape that favors the focused, the researchers said. For one, ballooning student debt approaching $1.5 trillion nationally, with Illinois graduates on average facing nearly $30,000 each makes it unwise to cut short earning potential. In addition, employers no longer expect new hires to stay with the same company for the long haul, so many donÂt invest in entry-level training, yet they also have high expectations that people come in with a speciÂ“c skill set, Sigelman said. Meanwhile, the population of college graduates has risen markedly more than a third of people over 25 now have at least a bachelorÂs degree, compared to about a Â“fth 20 years ago which has made it harder to stand out and has allowed employers to make college a prerequisite for jobs that traditionally didnÂt require it. 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Page 34 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 peers still recovering from the misfortune of graduating during the Great Recession. As a result, Sigelman said, college students canÂt wait until the second semester of their senior year to visit the career services ofÂ“ce, and should start thinking strategically about career paths closer to freshman year. ÂItÂs incumbent on students to have a plan,ÂŽ he said. Not all underemployment is created equal. In a study published last year, sociologist Kody Steffy, director of student research at Indiana University, conducted in-depth interviews with three dozen underemployed college graduates from a large Midwestern university, and found a stark class divide between those who were in that position intentionally versus not. The voluntarily underemployed tended to come from families with money, and many did not consider the decision to be a temporary exploratory detour but, rather, a permanent path. They spoke of rejecting capitalism or prioritizing other facets of life besides career ambition, or they had found meaningful work that simply didnÂt require a college degree, Steffy said. More worrisome were the new grads in his study who were involuntarily underemployed. They tended to come from working-class backgrounds and often were the Â“rst in their families to go to college, which can make it harder to secure that Â“rst postcollege job because they lack family friends who can put a good word in at a desired employer. Those grads felt highly stressed about not Â“nding work commensurate with their education, which their families had believed would be the ticket to upward mobility, and several cried during their interviews, Steffy said. The distinction is important, he said, to properly frame the problem and direct resources to the people who need it most. ÂI think thereÂs both a positive story here and a disturbing story,ÂŽ Steffy said. ÂItÂs great that there is a set of college graduates thinking very seriously about what the good life is and not just following the path of least resistance, but that same sort of exploration isnÂt available for our Â“rst-generation college graduates.ÂŽ Villagomez, who lives with two roommates in Humboldt Park, is the Â“rst in his family to go to college, and he feels anxious as he contemplates his next step. He was born in Chicago but raised in Mexico, where he spent long days juggling school and helping run the familyÂs produce store. When he realized his family wouldnÂt be able to afford to send him to college, he saved enough money for a bus ticket and, at 16, returned to Chicago to live with relatives and aspire for more. As he studies for the MCAT, Villagomez is working in a paid internship with a real estate broker and consultant, to see if thatÂs another path to pursue. But the $13-an-hour wage wonÂt be enough to make ends meet when student loans start to come due in a few months, he said. He applied for a few jobs through his fraternityÂs alumni network, but is concerned employers wonÂt want to hire a short-timer intending to return to school. As Â“nancial pressures mount, he worries more immediate options could lead him to abandon his expensive medical school goal altogether. ÂI think IÂd do either driving or private security, and thatÂs where IÂd be stuck,ÂŽ said Villagomez, who qualiÂ“es for numerous military veterans employment programs, including some that would help him get a commercial driverÂs license. Jaime Velasquez, associate director for employer relations at UIC Career Services, said now is not the time to settle for a subpar job, as opportunities are plentiful and new grads should strike while the iron is hot. The schoolÂs March job fair drew 156 employers trying to Â“ll more than 2,600 open positions, a return to pre-recession levels. Hiring outcomes have been good for new grads, said Velasquez, who advises students to do extensive research on the companies they are interested in so that their enthusiasm and preparation sets them apart in interviews. But, he said, ÂI worry about the students who have never been to our ofÂ“ce.ÂŽ National Louis University, located in the Loop, has initiatives to ensure students start exploring career options early. Starting this fall, all new undergraduates will have to complete an internship, or comparable faculty-led capstone project, in order to graduate, said Smret Smith, executive director of the schoolÂs career services ofÂ“ce. A key tool in helping students build their professional resumes has been Âmicrointernships,ÂŽ she said. Those are paid projects that companies hire students to do, typically remotely, allowing students to try out different kinds of work while employers test them out as potential hires without making a big upfront investment. Jeffrey Moss, CEO of Parker Dewey, a Chicagobased company that connects students and recent graduates with microinternships, said the projects get students on the radar of employers who otherwise might not consider them. The projects also help students Â“gure out what they like to do, reducing the risk that they will become job hoppers after graduation, Moss said. The projects, which typically take one to three weeks, involve professional-level work, such as drafting a white paper or doing a competitive analysis, he said. ÂWe have a ton of students on our platform who are graduated and underemployed, and this helps them get out of it,ÂŽ Moss said. A risk of underemployment is that it could discourage students from seeking a four-year degree. But most good-paying jobs do require college, so a better solution is for colleges to improve their career planning offerings, said David Attis, managing director of strategic research at EAB, an education consulting Â“rm based in Washington, D.C. For example, he said, Queens University in Ontario has created a Âmajor mapÂŽ that that outlines the courses to take, the clubs to join, the internships and study abroad opportunities to pursue, and students sit down in their Â“rst or second year to look at the occupations that could be relevant. Students who are drawn to majors that have poor employment outcomes should also be encouraged to develop skills that the job market values, according to the Burning Glass report. The Â“rmÂs research has shown that liberal arts students, more than half of whom are underemployed in their Â“rst jobs, can signiÂ“cantly boost their employment and earnings prospects by acquiring additional skills, such as data analysis, graphic design and social media. ÂThe world needs more liberal arts majors, not fewer,ÂŽ Burning GlassÂ Sigelman said, Âbut their success depends upon their ability to complement their traditional program with the last-mile skills that drive employability.ÂŽ To avoid, or escape, the underemployment trap, new grads struggling to Â“nd a good job should try to be underemployed in a Â“eld where there is a room to move up into college-level positions, StradaÂs Weise said. Recent graduates who take jobs as help desk technicians or community health workers, which donÂt require college degrees, are more likely to get back on track than those who wait tables, the report said. Corey Hardiman, 27, lucked into such a situation. Hardiman said he was frustrated initially when his Â“rst full-time job out of college was as a teaching assistant at his own elementary school in ChicagoÂs Roseland neighborhood, working with third-graders. The political science major, newly graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, had recently dropped out of the race for 9th ward alder man, and never imagined working in a classroom. ÂI thought I had failed myself,ÂŽ he said. A Gates Millennium Scholar, Hardiman did not to have any student debt pressuring him to take a job he didnÂt want. But he wasnÂt sure what path to take, so he accepted the offer from his old elementary school principal. Hardiman discovered it was deeply fulÂ“lling, and soon got a job as a college and career counselor in Englewood. Last year he became a reengagement specialist for Chicago P ublic Schools, where he is tasked with Â“nding and motivating 150 truants across 15 high schools, and he plans to continue working in education. The experience taught Hardiman the importance of cultivating relationships, and of a good steppingstone. ÂWhen people know you, job opportunities will come,ÂŽ he said.CAREERFROM PAGE 1Q: Despite having a stellar employment record, I am concerned about two incidents mentioned during my recent performance review. Both involved accusations which were completely unfair. Several months ago, our human resources manager told me that I was suspected of harassing another employee. She refused to reveal the nature of the offense or the personÂs name, but said there would be an investigation. This didnÂt worry me because I have never harassed anyone. After that discussion, I was never contacted again. However, during my review, my manager indicated that HR had informed him about this allegation. He gave me a lecture about proper workplace conduct even though I had done nothing wrong. The second problem occurred when another group requested my help with a project. Because they were being billed for my time, they initially planned to use me for only 20 hours. After I discovered some major Â”aws, however, the project manager said to take all the time I needed. During my review, I was told that he had complained about the extra charges. Although these events didnÂt lower my performance rating, IÂm afraid they may have harmed my reputation with my manager. How can I avoid such problems in the future? A: ÂNever surprise your bossÂŽ is an old saying which provides excellent advice. This adage simply means that you should always give your manager a heads-up about problematic or disturbing developments. Advance notice not only keeps the boss from being blindsided, but also allows you to control how negative news is delivered. In both these situations, you neglected to share important information with your manager. As a result, you missed the opportunity to provide your version of events before others offered theirs. Because peopleÂs perceptions are usually shaped by the Â“rst account they hear, you automatically placed yourself at a disadvantage. Like many employees, you also overlooked the fact that managers do talk to each other. By anticipating that the HR representative and project leader might convey their concerns, you could probably have avoided these unpleasant surprises. Q: Although I have worked in business for many years, I would like to become an academic advisor at the university level. As an undergraduate, I enjoyed tutoring people, and I have also done volunteer work with high school students. How should I go about starting this new career? A: Because radical transitions seldom happen overnight, such a dramatic change requires a Âstepping stoneÂŽ approach. Just as you might plot your steps to safely cross a river, so you must identify a logical sequence of events to shift from one career to another. For example, one initial strategy involves using current skills to obtain a position in the desired setting. So if your background is in accounting, you might look for a position in a university finance department. 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Page 38 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 6CLASSIFIEDS 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE PT CHARLOTTE Riverwood BY OWNER.1/3 acre + with full water & GC views. Cleared and ready. Upscale neighborhood. Low HOA fees. 678-778-1023/ email@example.com PUNTA GORDAP R I C E D T O S E L L Two big residential building lots together, 60x120 each. Enjoy shopping, beaches, restaurants, golfing & much more! Call 863-494-6574 or 863-990-0533 for information. 1610 BUSINESS RENTALS VENICEISLAND Office Space at 333 S. Tamiami Trl. 242SF Unit at $350/mo 532 SF Unit at $750/mo 2420 SF Unit at $3,330/mo Brand New! 1st Month FREE! Building Under New Ownership. Judy Smith 772-971-1434 CLASSIFIED WORKS! 1620 COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY PUNTA GO RDA AIRP O RT AREA 2100sf Commercial Warehouse /Flex Space, Overhead door, AC, Water, Sewer, trash, camera system incl. $1100/mo + tax. Call 203-644-4732 3000 NOTICES 3010 ANNOUNCEMENTS FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE! 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The News Wire Sunday, July 1, 2018 STATE Â€ NATIONAL Â€ WORLD Â€ BUSINESS Â€ WEATHER California zoo vets raising neglected baby red pandaSee page 3 WASHINGTON Â„ They wore white. They shook their Â“sts in the air. They carried signs reading: ÂNo more children in cages,ÂŽ and ÂWhatÂs next? Concentration Camps?ÂŽ In major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday across America, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, in the latest act of mass resistance against President Donald TrumpÂs immigration policies. Protesters Â”ooded more than 700 marches, from immigrant-friendly cities like New York and Los Angeles to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming. They gathered on the front lawn of a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas, near a detention center where migrant children were being held in cages, and on a street corner near TrumpÂs golf resort at Bedminster, New Jersey, where the president is spending the weekend. ÂDo you know where our children are?ÂŽ one protesterÂs sign there asked. Another offered: ÂEven the Trump family belongs together.ÂŽ Trump has backed away from the family separation policy amid bipartisan and international uproar, and those marching Saturday demanded the government quickly reunite the families that were already divided. In the presidentÂs hometown of New York City, an estimated 30,000 marchers poured across the Brooklyn Bridge in sweltering 90-degree heat, some carrying their children on their shoulders, chanting, ÂShame!ÂŽ Drivers honked their horns in support. ÂItÂs important for this administration to know that these policies that rip apart families Â„that treat people as less than human, like theyÂre vermin Â„ are not the way of God, they are not the law of love,ÂŽ said the Rev. Julie Hoplamazian, an ÂWe careÂ: Family separation protests flood US citiesBy ELLEN KNICKMEYERASSOCIATED PRESSBERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. Â„ President Donald Trump said Saturday that he had received assurances from King Salman of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will increase oil production, Âmaybe up to 2,000,000 barrelsÂŽ in response to turmoil in Iran and Venezuela. Saudi Arabia acknowledged the call took place, but mentioned no production targets. Trump wrote on Twitter that he had asked the king in a phone call to boost oil production Âto make up the difference... Prices to (sic) high! He has agreed!ÂŽ A little over an hour later, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on the call, but offered few details. ÂDuring the call, the two leaders stressed the need to make efforts to maintain the stability of oil markets and the growth of the global economy,ÂŽ the statement said. Saudi Arabia says that King Salman has spoken to President Donald Trump, but gave no mention of the 2 million barrels of extra production the American leader tweeted about earlier in the day. A statement on the state-run Saudi Press Agency on Saturday afternoon said: ÂDuring the call, the two leaders stressed the need to make efforts to maintain the stability of oil markets and the growth of the global economy.ÂŽ It added that there also was an understanding that oil-producing countries would need Âto compensate for any potential shortage of supplies.ÂŽ It did not elaborate. Oil prices have edged higher as the Trump administration has pushed allies to end all purchases of oil from Iran following the U.S. pulling out of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. Prices also have risen with ongoing unrest in Venezuela and Â“ghting in Libya over control of that countryÂs oil infrastructure. Last week, members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries cartel led by Saudi Arabia and non-cartel Trump claims Saudi Arabia will boost oil productionBy KEN THOMAS and JON GAMBRELLASSOCIATED PRESSABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA Â„ The full moon was the only light as a terriÂ“ed 9-year-old boy from Central African Republic climbed into a rubber dinghy held together with duct tape, risking death in the dark waters off Libya along with his parents and 57 other trafÂ“cked migrants. After a long night on the Mediterranean Sea, a Spanish rescue boat spotted them on the horizon after dawn. ÂPeople were screaming, I was afraid,ÂŽ said the boy, Krisley Dokouada. ÂBut after seeing the rescue boat, I knew there was no more danger.ÂŽ Their savior Saturday was the Open Arms, which became the third rescue ship run by humanitarian aid groups to draw the ire of ItalyÂs anti-migrant interior minister, Matteo Salvini. He has vowed that ItalyÂs new populist government will no longer allow such rescue boats to dock in Italy, which has taken in hundreds of thousands of migrants rescued at sea in the last few years. Malta then angrily rebuffed SalviniÂs claim that the tiny Mediterranean nation was closest to the rescue ship and should give it safe harbor. That left Open Arms, operated by the Spanish group Proactiva Open Arms, relieved that all were safely rescued but without knowing where or when the boat will reach land. Later Saturday, in an unrelated rescue much further west, Spanish authorities reported saving another 63 people trying to reach the countryÂs southern coast from North Africa. While European politicians bickered about where the migrants should go, those rescued by the Open Arms were jubilant Â„ jumping, chanting and hugging their rescuers. KrisleyÂs tensions melted when he was allowed to sit for a few minutes in the captainÂs seat. For months, his family had lived in Libya, while they awaited their chance to make the Mediterranean crossing. His mother, Judith Dokouada, said she never left the shelter for fear of being kidnapped or sold as a slave, a fate many African migrants have spoken of to human rights advocates. ÂThere is war at home. They kill people, they beat people, they rape women, they kill boys,ÂŽ said Dokouada, 32. She and her husband want to raise Krisley in a safer place. Another of those rescued, Bitcha Honoree, said he knew the risk he was taking when he boarded the dinghy in the middle of the night. The 39-year-old man from Cameroon said that he was sold twice as a slave, kidnapped and tortured in Libya while awaiting his chance to get aboard a smugglerÂs boat. His brother sold his home in order to pay the ransom demanded by his captors in largely lawless Libya. Many have died on the dangerous crossing. The U.N. refugee agency says 1,137 migrants are estimated to have died on Mediterranean so far this year. And that does not include the 100 migrants reported missing and feared dead at sea Friday off the coast of Libya. A few hours after the Open Arms rescue Saturday, Salvini declared that the Spanish rescue Fear turns into joy: Rescue boat saves 60 in MediterraneanBy RENATA BRITO and FRANCES DÂEMILIOASSOCIATED PRESS PROTEST | 4 OIL | 4NEW YORK Â„ For evangelical Christian leaders like Jerry Falwell Jr., this is their political holy grail. Like many religious conservatives in a position to know, the Liberty University president with close ties to the White House suspects that the Supreme Court vacancy President Donald Trump Â“lls in the coming months will ultimately lead to the reversal of the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade. But instead of celebrating publicly, some evangelical leaders are downplaying their fortune on an issue that has deÂ“ned their movement for decades. ÂWhat people donÂt understand is that if you overturn Roe v. Wade, all that does is give the states the right to decide whether abortion is legal or illegal,ÂŽ Falwell told The Associated Press in an interview. ÂMy guess is that thereÂd probably be less than 20 states that would make abortion illegal if given that right.ÂŽ Falwell added: ÂIn the Â70s, I donÂt know how many states had abortion illegal before Roe v. Wade, but it wonÂt be near as many this time.ÂŽ The sentiment, echoed by evangelical leaders across the country this past week, underscores the delicate politics that surround a moment many religious conservatives have longed for. With the retirement of swing vote Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, Trump and his Republican allies in the Senate plan to install a conservative justice who could re-deÂ“ne the law of the land on some of the nationÂs most explosive policy debates Â„ none bigger than abortion. And while these are the very best of times for the religious right, social conservatives risk a powerful backlash from their opponents if they cheer too loudly. WomenÂs groups have already raised the alarm for their constituents, particularly Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversalBy STEVE PEOPLESASSOCIATED PRESSREVERSAL | 4 AP PHOTOSActivists, including one holding a ÂStar WarsÂŽ-themed sign, gather during a rally to protest the Trump administrationÂs approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents Saturday, in Salt Lake City. Deborah Langerman and Cara Hwang push a cart to a protest of the Trump administrationÂs approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents at the Statehouse, Saturday, in Indianapolis. AP PHOTOMigrants aboard a rubber dinghy o the Libyan coast are provided of life vests by rescuers aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO, Saturday. RESCUE | 4
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 3 CASPEROLDHANDSIGMAS DIPOLEREVENUEONEACT SLIPINDORSALFINMEANLY ESCAPESLECARRE ALLTIMERFINNSSALTBATH BOBATEAMETEDBIGOTRY FREREFINISHERSAXIOM ARRDREADSDOUBTSNUN BEGSELLIEENRONHGTS HUFFINESSREFINANCE MWAHAARP SEAMONSTERDEEPTHREAT ARTHOPESOALDRINETC CLEFGREATWHITEGLIB KERRYAMISNITEPOBOY HAUNTSSATORI RAZZESSHARKMALIGN JAZZUPDEAFEARWOLFED ANALAMITYISLANDLIAR WARELATTETENORASTO STDSITSOKSLIMYSHOP ANSWERS to crossword SAVE LIVES. GIVE BLOOD. | HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD | HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONGaza officials say blast, cause unknown, kills 2 residents California college security specialist killed, suspect shotGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Â„ The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza says a mysterious explosion has killed two residents and injured eight others, three seriously. Local media reports said SaturdayÂs blast rocked a house in the cityÂs eastern neighborhood of Shejaeya. Other reports said it was a Â“reworks workshop. There was no immediate comment from Hamas, the militant group that runs the territory. The reports ruled out Israeli involvement in the incident. Fatal work accidents, mostly in weapons manufacturing or storage facilities, are common in the territory. POMONA, Calif. (AP) Â„ Authorities say a Southern California college public security specialist has been stabbed to death and the suspect fatally shot by police. The Los Angeles SheriffÂs Department said Saturday that the 37-year-old victimÂs body was found in his patrol truck Friday afternoon on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona. Department spokeswoman Trina Schrader said witnesses found the suspect nearby and that campus police fatally shot him about 30 minutes later. Schrader says the knife used to kill the victim was recovered. She didnÂt release any more details or the identities of the victim and suspect. The public polytechnic university, east of Los Angeles, has more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students.Protesters angry over 7-year-oldÂs rape in IndiaNEW DELHI (AP) Â„ Hundreds of people on Saturday blocked streets and shut down businesses in parts of central India to protest the rape of a 7-year-old girl. The protesters demanded the death penalty for two suspects arrested on suspicion of raping the girl and trying to slit her throat with a knife on Tuesday in Mandsaur, a town in Madhya Pradesh state. The town is 425 miles southwest of New Delhi. The girl was allegedly abducted while waiting to be picked up from school by her parents. She is in a stable condition in a hospital, police ofÂ“cer Manoj Kumar Singh said. Crimes against women in India have been rising despite tougher laws. India has been shaken by a series of sexual assaults since 2012, when a student was gang-raped and murdered on a moving New Delhi bus. The government has passed a series of laws increasing punishment for rape of an adult to 20 years in prison, but itÂs rare for more than a few weeks to pass without another report of a brutal sexual assault. Responding to widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of young girls and other attacks on children, IndiaÂs government recently approved the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12.Ethiopia set to remove 3 armed groups from terror list NSA deletion of call records raising questionsADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) Â„ EthiopiaÂs cabinet has passed a resolution to remove three armed groups from a terror list as part of sweeping reforms under a new prime minister. The groups, operating mainly from neighboring Eritrea, had opposed the government that ruled Ethiopia for close to three decades. The resolution delisting the Ogaden National Liberation Front, the Oromo Liberation Front and Ginbot 7 now goes to Parliament, the prime ministerÂs chief of staff, Fitsum Arega, said Saturday on Twitter: ÂThe decision will encourage groups to use peaceful political discourse to achieve political ends.ÂŽ Senior Â“gures with the groups, including British national Andargachew Tsige, were released from prison in the weeks after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took ofÂ“ce in April. Al-Qaida and the Somalia-based al-Shabab remain on EthiopiaÂs terror list. The Â“ve groups were listed in 2011 under EthiopiaÂs anti-terrorism proclamation, which the government at the time said was aimed at undercutting terror threats at home and in the region. The cabinet also approved a law to be sent to Parliament that grants amnesty for individuals and groups either under investigation or convicted for treason, crime against the constitutional order and armed struggle. EthiopiaÂs ruling coalition and afÂ“liated parties hold all seats in Parliament. WASHINGTON (AP) Â„ The National Security Agency is deleting more than 685 million call records the government obtained since 2015 from telecommunication companies in connection with investigations. And that is raising questions about the viability of the program. The NSAÂs bulk collection of call records was initially curtailed by Congress after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing Mexicans welcome pre-election quiet periodMEXICO CITY (AP) Â„ Mexicans are enjoying a much-needed break from the political propaganda that has engulfed them for months leading up to elections on Sunday. Mexican law dictates that candidates and parties must cease their campaign activities three days before elections so that voters can reÂ”ect on their options. Workers pulled down giant banners with the smiling faces of politicians that have accompanied capital dwellers for 150 days. Authorities in Mexico City said that as of Saturday they had removed more than 10 tons of roadside propaganda. Mexicans will cast votes for posts at every level of government, including the presidency. The campaign season was marked by lively debates, allegations of vote buying and more than 130 politicians murdered. The election has become a referendum of sorts on widespread government corruption.Barack Obama visits venture capital firm on California trip Police: 8 shot at Georgia nightclub, no fatalities Pharmacy chain, Ohio Health Department sued over HIV mailing Police: Teacher, 70, offered 16-year-old girl iPhone for sexFormer President Barack Obama has visited a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital Â“rm. Andrew Chen, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, posted a photo on Twitter of Obama posing Friday with a large group of people, including several venture capitalists at the Â“rm based in Menlo Park, California. The Â“rm on Saturday declined to comment on the reason for the visit. Obama, while still president in 2016, was asked by Bloomberg about his post-presidency plans and mentioned Silicon Valley and pulling together his interests in science and organization. The OfÂ“ce of Barack and Michelle Obama didnÂt immediately respond to an emailed request for comment Saturday. Obama also headlined a Democratic fundraiser Friday in nearby Atherton. ASHBURN, Ga. (AP) Â„ At least eight people were shot at a nightclub in Georgia, but police say no one was killed. News outlets report the shooting in Ashburn, about 160 miles south of Atlanta, happened Saturday at around 2:30 a.m. OfÂ“cials are not sure if the shooting happened inside or outside the nightclub. The victims have been taken to Tift Regional Hospital and one was airlifted to a hospital in Macon. Their conditions have not been released. The Ashburn Police Department is investigating the shooting with the help of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Authorities are asking anyone who was at the nightclub at the time of the shooting to call police to help give a Âdetailed view of what went on.ÂŽ COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Â„ A class-action lawsuit has been Â“led with the Ohio Court of Claims against CVS Caremark and the state Health Department over a mailing that might have publicly disclosed the identity of 6,000 HIV patients. The Columbus Dispatch reports the lawsuit Â“led by a Clevelandarea attorney says the CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) Â„ Police say a 70-year-old Long Island math teacher gave two 16-year old students cash for nude or revealing photos and offered one of them a top-of-the-line iPhone if sheÂd have sex with him. Jairo Inswasty was charged Thursday with endangering the welfare of a child. He was immediately suspended from his teaching position at Central Islip High School. Suffolk County police said Inswasty paid one student $5 for a bikini photo and the other student $150 to pose for nude photos. Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart says Inswasty later offered the second student an iPhone X to have sex. She declined. No phone number was listed for Inswasty. Court records did not list a lawyer who could speak on his behalf. InswastyÂs union did not immediately respond to a message. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Â„ Someone obtained the personal information of a Texas resident whoÂs believed to be the oldest man in the U.S. and used it to drain his bank account. The family of Richard Overton says Social Security and banking account numbers for the 112-year-old Austin man were used to make seven withdrawals over the past several months. Cousin Volma Overton declined to say how much was stolen but said it was a ÂsigniÂ“cant amount of money.ÂŽ He says the money was used to purchase savings bonds. A police report was Â“led Friday. The money was separate from a 2015 online campaign that raised more than $300,000 for Richard Overton, the nationÂs oldest World War II veteran who was at Pearl Harbor just after the Japanese attack. The fundraiser provided around-theclock, in-home care for Overton.Oldest US veteran robbed FILE PHOTOIn this March 23, 2017, le photo, Richard Overton PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) Â„ Saturday marks Â“ve years since 19 wildland Â“reÂ“ghters died in Arizona. Prescott is honoring the men with bell tolls and by reading each of their names. A service also will be held earlier in the day at the cemetery where some of them are buried. Most of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died June 30, 2013, after becoming trapped in a brush-choked canyon in Yarnell, about 90 miles northwest of Phoenix. It was the deadliest day for Â“reÂ“ghters since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Since then, memorials have been built around town. Families have created foundations to honor the menÂs work. Books and a movie have been released. Only one of the crew members survived. Brendan McDonough was serving as a lookout. Investigators never determined exactly what led to the menÂs deaths.Arizona honors firefighters killed by flames 5 years ago AP FILE PHOTOSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Â„ The newest furry member of the Sacramento Zoo is relying on human care after her mother started neglecting the tiny red panda. Sacramento Zoo spokeswoman Laurel Vincent said Friday that the female cub was born Monday to 7-year-old Pili and 9-year-old Takeo. Veterinarians took the 4-ounce hypothermic cub into intensive care a day after her mother left her unattended. Vincent says the cub, not yet named, is fed every three hours and her health is improving, but she will likely be in an incubator for months. Red pandas are endangered, and only 50 percent of newborns survive more than a month. The zooÂs most recent red panda cub died after two days. Fewer than 10,000 red pandas remain in the wild, according to the World Wildlife Fund.California zoo vets raising neglected baby red panda SACRAMENTO ZOO VIA APIn this photo taken Tuesday is the zooÂs new baby red panda.extensive government surveillance. The law, enacted in June 2015, said that going forward, the data would be retained by telecommunications companies, not the NSA, but that the intelligence agency could query the massive database. Now the NSA is deleting all the information it collected from the queries. The agency released a statement late Thursday saying it started deleting the records in May after reports of irregularities. state shared private medical information with CVS last summer without patientsÂ authorization, allowing CVS to make a marketing pitch to non-customers about its pharmacy services. The lawsuit says the designation ÂPM 6402 HIVÂŽ was visible above the name and address of recipients. A federal lawsuit was Â“led against CVS in March over the mailing. A CVS spokesman says the company takes patient information seriously and will handle future mailings differently. A Health Department spokesman says the agency doesnÂt comment on pending litigation. NATIONAL/WORLD NEWS
Page 4 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 ALMANAC Today is Sunday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2018. There are 183 days left in the year. This is Canada Day. Today in history On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain as the British North America Act took effect. On this date In 1535 Sir Thomas More went on trial in England, charged with high treason for rejecting the Oath of Supremacy. (More was convicted, and executed.) In 1916 during World War I, France and Britain launched the Somme Offensive against the German army; the 4 -month battle resulted in heavy casualties and produced no clear winner. In 1934 Hollywood began enforcing its Production Code subjecting motion pictures to censorship review. In 1946 the United States exploded a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. In 1961 Diana, the princess of Wales, was born in Sandringham, England. (She died in a 1997 car crash in Paris at age 36.) In 1973 the Drug Enforcement Administration was established. In 1987 President Ronald Reagan nominated federal appeals court judge Robert H. Bork to the Supreme Court, setting off a tempestuous confirmation process that ended with BorkÂs rejection by the Senate. TodayÂs birthdays Actress Olivia de Havilland is 102. Actress-dancer Leslie Caron is 87. Actress Jean Marsh is 84. Actor Jamie Farr is 84. Actor David Prowse is 83. Cookiemaker Wally Amos is 82. Dancer-choreographer Twyla Tharp is 77. Actress Genevieve Bujold is 76. Rock singer-actress Deborah Harry is 73. Movie-TV producer-director Michael Pressman is 68. Actor Daryl Anderson is 67. Actor Trevor Eve is 67. Actor Terrence Mann is 67. Actor-comedian Dan Aykroyd is 66. Actress Lorna Patterson is 62. Actor Alan Ruck is 62. Rhythm and blues singer Evelyn ÂChampagneÂŽ King is 58. Olympic gold medal track star Carl Lewis is 57. Country singer Michelle Wright is 57. Actor Andre Braugher is 56. Actor Dominic Keating is 56. Actress Pamela Anderson is 51. Actor Thomas Sadoski is 42. Actress Liv Tyler is 41. Bible verse ÂExcept the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city; the watchman waketh but in vain.ÂŽ Â„ Psalms 127:1. The reason many homes have so much and yet are so unhappy is that they failed to invite the Lord as an honored guest. Without Him life will be in vain and futile. TOKYO, Japan (AP) Â„ A Hello Kitty-themed Â shinkansen ÂŽ bullet train has debuted in Japan. Adorned with the cartoon icon inside and out, itÂs a dream ride for fans of the internationally popular character. The special shinkansen had its inaugural round trip Saturday between Osaka and Fukuoka, connecting JapanÂs west and south. It will run through September. The stylish, eight-car train is painted pink and white, showcasing Hello Kitty images and trademark ribbons from Â”ooring to seat covers and windows. In one car, a life-size Hello Kitty doll donning a train crew uniform and a hat Â„ decorated with a pink bow, of course Â„ greets passengers. Hello Kitty, created in 1974 by the Japanese company Sanrio Co., is a global icon with fans of all ages.ODD NEWS All aboard: Hello Kitty bullet train debuts KYODO NEWS VIA APHello Kitty-themed bullet train Dear Mr. Berko: IÂve enclosed my check for you to review my portfolio. My husband passed away four years ago, and IÂm now a 71-year-old widow. A lady friend and I attended an invitation-only lunch for seniors two weeks ago, which was very interesting. The speaker believes that in the coming years, weÂre going to have a stock market crash and very high inÂ”ation that will last at least through the next two elections. My daughter and I visited him at his ofÂ“ce, and he recommended that I sell our nine stocks and two mutual funds, which my husband bought and have been in our account since he died. The stockbroker said that 20 percent of the proceeds should be invested in a Â”oating-rate mutual fund, which would pay more each time interest rates go up. Then, he said, we should invest 30 percent in an annuity that guarantees against any loss and pays a guaranteed 6 percent. He wants the last 30 percent to go in a private real estate limited partnership that owns new Section 8 apartments. This real estate partnership would protect me against inÂ”ation and start paying an 8 percent dividend in three years. He advises that we leave the remaining 20 percent in a money market account. Both my daughter and I think this makes good sense, and so does our accountant, who has known this broker for years. IÂm close to my husbandÂs sister, who is a pharmacist and smart in business ways. She reads your column in Cleveland and told me to contact you before making any changes. Â„ TB, Vancouver, Wash. Dear TB: Beware of free ÂeducationalÂŽ lunches; theyÂre infrequently free and seldom educational. Rather, theyÂre a salesmanÂs decoy and an investorÂs trap. And because of your proÂ“le Â„ a widow with several million dollars and no Â“nancial experience Â„ youÂre deÂ“ned as a ÂwhaleÂŽ (a big catch) by Â“nancial advisers. Thank you for the $1,000 check, which IÂve returned. Your newspaper pays me well for my semiweekly advice. That your sister in-law told you to write to me suggests sheÂs a very smart lady. This adviser has the makings of a great sociopath who would steal the dimes from his dead motherÂs eyes. I know many Â“nancial advisers like this cur. Their sweet spiels could persuade the devil to join a Baptist church. I urge you to contact the investment adviser who helped your husband Â“ve years ago. If heÂs still in business, I believe that his advice would jibe with mine. I canÂt think of a reason to sell a single one of your nine stocks Â„ Medtronic, Caterpillar, Boeing, Johnson & Johnson, Southern, American Express, Chevron, Home Depot and NextEra Energy. Those are nine stocks that you can keep for the rest and best of your life Â„ and your daughterÂs life, too. Nor would I, in my wildest dreams, ever consider selling your two mutual funds Â„ Fidelity Growth Co. Fund and Dodge & Cox Stock Fund. They are managed darn well and have enviable long-term annual returns. Your husband had a Â“ne adviser, who didnÂt need those risible government rules and investment guidelines from Washington telling him how to invest your spouseÂs money. Sadly, an increasing number of Â“nancial advisers have become so greedy and viscerally unscrupulous. Now the federal government Â“nds it must enact laws requiring Â“nancial advisers to put the clientsÂ best interests Â“rst. The realization is that too many Â“nancial advisers are putting their best interest Â“rst and not the clientsÂ, and thatÂs scary. It certainly describes the fellow who bought you lunch. Your $2.8 million portfolio is a widowÂs dream and a slick Â“nancial adviserÂs Golconda. If you followed this creepÂs advice, he would make an 8 percent commission on an $840,000 real estate limited partnership purchase. That would be a $67,200 payday. Next, heÂd take a $17,000 commission on a $560,000 purchase of a Â”oating-rate bond fund. Then he would scarf a 6 percent fee, or $50,040, on an $840,000 purchase of a 5 percent annuity. The total commission cost would be $134,600, and this rotter would pocket that money, which is just about what the average stockbroker makes in a year, in one afternoon. Meanwhile, your accountant may be in cahoots with this brokster and might share some of the commission. Please address your Â“nancial questions to Malcolm Berko, P.O. Box 8303, Largo, FL 33775, or email him at mjberko@ yahoo.com.Widow gets free lunch and bad advice Malcolm Berko Episcopal priest marching in Brooklyn. The families split up as they tried to enter the U.S. illegally were largely Â”eeing extreme violence, persecution or economic collapse in their home countries, often in Central America. In Washington, D.C., another massive crowd gathered in Lafayette Park across from the White House in what was expected to be the largest protest of the day, stretching for hours under a searing sun. FireÂ“ghters at one point misted the crowd to help people cool off. Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the musical ÂHamilton,ÂŽ sang a lullaby dedicated to parents unable to sing to their children. Singersongwriter Alicia Keys read a letter written by a woman whose child had been taken away from her at the border. Around her, thousands waved signs: ÂI care,ÂŽ some read, referencing a jacket that Â“rst lady Melania Trump wore when traveling to visit child migrants. Her jacket said, ÂI really donÂt care, do U?ÂŽ and it became a rallying cry for protesters Saturday. ÂWe care!ÂŽ marchers shouted outside Dallas City Hall. Organizer Michelle Wentz says opposition to the Trump administrationÂs Âbarbaric and inhumaneÂŽ policy has seemed to cross political party lines. The Âzero tolerance policyÂŽ of prosecuting people caught entering the country illegally led ofÂ“cials to separate more than 2,000 children from their parents before being abandoned. Trump took to Twitter to show his support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement amid calls from some Democrats for major changes to the agency. Tweeting from New Jersey on Saturday, Trump urged ICE agents to Ânot worry or lose your spirit.ÂŽ He wrote that Âthe radical left Dems want you out. Next it will be all police.ÂŽ Though many at the rallies were seasoned anti-Trump demonstrators, others were new to activism, including parents who said they felt compelled to act after heart-wrenching accounts of families torn apart. Nationwide, groups came together in city parks and downtown squares, while others converged on the international bridge between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico. At the border, they protested what speakers described as unconstitutional overreach by the Trump administration and heavy-handed tactics by immigration agents. They carried signs with slogans like ÂWe are all immigrantsÂŽ as they chanted ÂLove, not hate, makes America great.ÂŽ Marchers took to the streets in Raleigh, North Carolina; Louisville, Kentucky; Pittsburgh; Houston; cities in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, as well as Antler, North Dakota, population 27. Steve Adelmund, a father of two, was inspired to organize a protest in rural Marshalltown, Iowa, after turning on the news on FatherÂs Day and seeing children being separated from their families and held in cages. ÂIt hit me in the heart. I cried,ÂŽ said Adelmund, whose event drew about 125 people. In Columbus, Ohio, at least one person was arrested when protesters blocked a downtown street, the Columbus Dispatch reported. But most of the rallies remained peaceful. In downtown Los Angeles, John Legend serenaded the crowd while Democratic politicians who have clashed with Trump had strong words for the president, including U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters who called for impeachment. In Boston, a Brazilian mother separated from her 10-year-old son at the border 37 days ago approached the microphone. ÂWe came to the United States seeking help, and we never imagined that this could happen. So I beg everyone, please release these children, give my son back to me,ÂŽ she said through an interpreter and wept. He son has pleaded with her on the phone to bring him home. ÂI beg you all,ÂŽ she said. ÂPlease Â“ght and continue Â“ghting, because we will win.ÂŽPROTESTFROM PAGE 1 members agreed to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices. However, summer months in the U.S. usually lead to increased demand for oil, pushing up the price of gasoline in a midterm election year. A gallon of regular gasoline sold on average in the U.S. for $2.85, up from $2.23 a gallon last year, according to AAA. If TrumpÂs comments are accurate, oil analyst Phil Flynn said it could immediately knock $2 or $3 off a barrel of oil. But he said itÂs unlikely that decrease could sustain itself as demand spikes, leading prices to rise by wintertime. ÂWeÂll need more oil down the road and thereÂll be nowhere to get it,ÂŽ said Flynn, of the Price Futures Group. ÂThis leaves the world in kind of a vulnerable state.ÂŽ Other analysts were more doubtful about immediate effects. Trump appears to be trying to Âtalk the market down,ÂŽ said Lawrence Goldstein, who directs the Energy Policy Research Foundation. He questioned whether TrumpÂs words would do anything to reverse the effects on the market of declining Iranian oil production. He also noted it always takes at least two months before a change in shipping commitments affects the market. TrumpÂs aim may be to exert maximum pressure on Iran while at the same time not upsetting potential U.S. midterm voters with higher gas prices, said Antoine Halff, a Columbia University researcher and former chief oil analyst for the International Energy Agency. TrumpÂs comments came Saturday as global Â“nancial markets were closed. Brent crude stood at $79.42 a barrel, while U.S. benchmark crude was at $74.15. Saudi Arabia currently produces some 10 million barrels of crude oil a day. Its record is 10.72 million barrels a day. TrumpÂs tweet offered no timeframe for the additional 2 million barrels Â„ whether that meant per day or per month. However, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser told journalists in India on Monday that the state oil company has spare capacity of 2 million barrels of oil a day. That was after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the kingdom would honor the OPEC decision to stick to a 1-millionbarrel increase.OILFROM PAGE 1 suburban women, who are poised to play an outsized role in the Â“ght for the House majority this November. Two-thirds of Americans do not want to see Roe v. Wade overturned, according to a poll released Friday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. Among women of reproductive age, three out of four want the high court ruling left alone. The poll was conducted before KennedyÂs retirement was announced. ÂThe left is going to try very hard to say this is all about overturning Roe,ÂŽ said Johnnie Moore, a Southern Baptist minister who was a co-chairman of the Trump campaignÂs evangelical advisory board. The more signiÂ“cant shift on the high court, he said, would likely be the help given to conservatives in their Â“ght for what they call religious freedom. Tony Perkins, who leads the socially conservative Family Research Council, said abortion was simply Âa factorÂŽ in evangelicalsÂ excitement over a more conservative Supreme Court. He suggested that public opinion was already shifting against abortion rights, although thatÂs not true of the Roe v. Wade ruling, which has become slightly more popular over time. Perkins agreed with Moore that the broader push for religious freedom was a bigger conservative focus. Many evangelicals, for example, have lashed out against Obama-era laws that required churches and other religious institutions to provide their employees with womenÂs reproductive services, including access to abortion and birth control. Others have rallied behind private business owners who faced legal repercussions after denying services to gay people. Yet sweeping restrictions to abortion rights are certainly on the table, Moore noted. ÂThere is a high level of conÂ“dence within the community that overturning Roe is actually, Â“nally possible,ÂŽ Moore said. He added: ÂEvangelicals have never been more conÂ“dent in the future of America than they are now. ItÂs just a fact.ÂŽ Despite TrumpÂs struggles with Christian values in his personal life at times, skeptical evangelical Christians lined up behind him in the 2016 election, and they remain one of his most loyal constituencies. The presidentÂs standing with white evangelical Christians hit an alltime high in April when 75 percent of evangelicals held a favorable view of Trump, according to a poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute.REVERSALFROM PAGE 1boat Âcan forget about arriving in an Italian portÂŽ and claimed it should go to Malta. Even though the number of migrants arriving in Europe is sharply down this year from 2017, migration issues have deepened political divisions in the European Union, fueled in part by the demands of anti-migrant nationalist parties. Roberto Fico, a leading Â“gure in the 5-Star Movement, the senior partner in ItalyÂs ruling coalition, told reporters after inspecting a migrant reception center in Sicily that ÂI wouldnÂt close the ports.ÂŽ The Open ArmsÂ captain, Marco Martinez, said he told the Romebased Maritime Rescue Coordination Center about the migrants and was instructed to call Libyan maritime authorities, who didnÂt answer. The captain said ofÂ“cials in Rome then told him it was up to him to decide whether to carry out the rescue. ÂI took the decision to save these human beings,ÂŽ Martinez told an AP journalist who viewed the rescue from a dinghy belonging to its sister ship Astral. The mayor of the Spanish port city of Barcelona, Ada Colau, urged SpainÂs new prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, to permit the Open Arms to dock in her city.RESCUEFROM PAGE 1FROM PAGE ONE
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 5 FOR ANSWERS, TURN TO PAGE 3 CREATURE FEATUREBY TIMOTHY POLIN / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ ACROSS1 ÂFriendlyÂŽ cartoon character7 Pro14 Symbols in calculus20 Simple kind of antenna21 ExpendituresÂ counterpart22 Lacking a break23 Add surreptitiously24 Worrisome sight for a swimmer25 With spite26 Some Houdini feats28 John of spy fiction30 Something extraordinary that wonÂt soon be forgotten32 Some northern Europeans35 Bit of hydrotherapy38 Caffeinated drink with tapioca balls39 Doled (out)41 Opposite of colorblindness?42 Â____ JacquesÂŽ43 Ones eligible for marathon prizes45 ÂDonÂt bite the hand that feeds you,ÂŽ e.g.46 Flight-board abbr.47 Sinking feelings50 Mistrusts53 Mother or sister54 Does more than ask56 Dr. ____ Sattler, ÂJurassic ParkÂŽ paleobotanist57 Energy giant that fell into ignominy in 200258 Elevs.59 Peevish quality61 Get a new mortgage63 [Kiss]65 Powerful D.C. lobby68 Scylla or Charybdis74 Speedy wide receiver, perhaps80 Skill81 [Fingers crossed]82 Buzz out in space83 And so on: Abbr.84 Staff leader?86 & 87 What might cost you an arm and a leg?88 Silver-tongued89 2004 also-ran91 Martin who wrote ÂThe Pregnant WidowÂŽ92 Evening, in ads93 Southern sandwich94 Is there in spirit?96 Zen Buddhist goal98 Makes fun of99 Menace in 106-Down104 Bad-mouth106 Add spice to107 Metaphor for deliberate ignorance109 Gobbled (down)111 Seriously uptight112 Fictional setting for 106-Down115 ÂA ____ believes no oneÂŽ (old saying)116 Pottery117 Caff ____118 Justin Bieber or Justin Timberlake119 Concerning120 Conventions: Abbr.121 ÂThere, thereÂŽ122 Disgustingly obsequious123 Class with drills DOWN1 Things investors take an interest in?2 Suffer3 106-Down director4 Pink, e.g.5 Brought out6 Christen anew7 Tidiness8 Proud, fiery types, they say9 Save for later, in a way10 Fathers or brothers11 Santa ____12 No longer in force13 Gives meaning to14 Horn of Africa native15 Neon, e.g.16 Transmission17 Like the menace in 106-Down18 Common knee injury site, briefly19 Locale for a trough27 Fairy-tale ÂlumpÂŽ29 Hack30 Hit BBC comedy, briefly31 Peter of ÂThe Maltese FalconÂŽ32 Handles deftly33 Utmost degree34 Farm machine36 Something to angle for37 ÂIn Dulci JubiloÂŽ and others39 Modest skirts40 Modern subject of F.A.A. regulation43 TV show with the seasonÂs highest rating, often44 Â____ U.S.A.ÂŽ (1963 hit)48 Sports arbiter49 Pixielike51 Cabaret accessory52 Country-music channel, once55 Decorative pillowcase58 Adjudicate, as a case60 ÂThis is looking badÂŽ62 Lyricist Sammy63 Singer Haggard64 GolferÂs obstacle66 Ska-punk band with the 1997 song ÂSell OutÂŽ67 Sunning area68 Ax69 Seasonal quaff70 Small herrings71 Is a crowd72 Actor Morales73 Deteriorates74 Beginning75 Precollege, for short76 Text tweaks77 Midcrisis hire, perhaps78 Word with black or blood79 Frozen-dessert chain85 Leaves nervously exhausted88 Thugs90 Aromatic yellow citrus93 Preppy wear95 Himalayan native97 Cheap and gaudy98 Charged99 Scrap100 Actress Salma101 Movie org. whose Â100 Years Âƒ 100 ThrillsÂŽ list has 106Down at No. 2102 Takes a load off103 Superman, by birth105 ÂCoo-oo-ool!ÂŽ106 1975 summer blockbuster107 Morse clicks108 Indian blueblood110 Teensy amount113 YogiÂs accessory114 Oscar ____ (Hollywood honor, informally) 12345678910111213141516171819 202122 232425 26272829 3031323334353637 38394041 42434445 4647484950515253 5455565758 59606162 6364 656667 686970717273747576777879 80818283 8485868788 8990919293 94959697 9899100101102103104105 106107108109110 111112113114115 116117118119 120121122123Online subscriptions: TodayÂs puzzle and more than 4,000 past puzzles, nytimes.com/crosswords ($39.95 a year). 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Its robust cash flow generation is likely to continue, thanks to its being an Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider and its strong positions in the still-reliable wireless service and video businesses. (The company will soon be rolling out its 5G network.) With the merger with Time Warner recently completed, AT&TÂs longterm prospects are even better. The union will create one of the worldÂs leading entertainment producers, open up new service bundling opportunities and allow for the combined company to use AT&TÂs strength in the mobile and internet spaces to get better advertising rates for Time Warner networks and content. AT&T is the second-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., and the nationÂs top wireline and pay-TV service provider. Those businesses give it a wide defensive moat against its potential challengers. Give the company some consideration for your long-term portfolio. Ask the Fool My Dumbest InvestmentThe Wrong StockMy dumbest investment was when I trusted a Âday traderÂŽ to execute an order to buy $10,000 worth of Apple at $27 per share. Instead, he bought shares of another company, which immediately went bye-bye. The guyÂs boss? He stood behind this bozo. The lesson I learned is: DonÂt trust anyone working with your money. If you donÂt take care of your own business, then someone else will. Â„ I., online The Fool Responds: If it was really a day trader who was managing your money, you probably would have done poorly, regardless. Day traders are known for buying and selling frequently, which racks up commission charges and has any gains taxed at generally higher tax rates. More important, day traders are known for losing money. 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Page 6 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS MUSIC TO MY EARS by Myles Mellor 1. S LDXO IXRUQA BEDXS GRLS GRGKÂA HRND QDX CRKURKU ESXAKDX CB IBWUQA QDXCDHV S GWDA OBWXCDHV NRA. 2. ZEAY F QIIW TFHFITA DUYCAH ZFD FHHADOAL FYL QEFHCAL ZUOE EAH SFYL, DEA TYAZ DEA ZFD UY OHASWA. 3. KND UZUUQI ZPXDGKX BDYD GNMMXZPU KNDZY ADXK XZPUDY. KND ADXK GNMZGD BRX GQDRYQI ADD-IMPGD. 4. EBP ENMVH BXR-BNR UQ RNRMVOL OS O YOAXVP TBLXGSAOG? UQTOMGQ SBQLQ OLQ O VNS NY ELORRQLG RMSSXZK SBXZKG MZHQL SBQ SLQQ. 1. A very bright opera diva didnÂt like her singing partner so bought herself a duet yourself kit. 2. When a cool karaoke singer was arrested and charged with her band, she knew she was in treble. 3. The giggly insects were choosing their best singer. The best choice was clearly Beeyonce. 4. Why would hip-hop be popular at a family Christmas? Because there are a lot of wrappers putting things under the tree. GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). ItÂs not nding answers that matters most today; itÂs the searching. While searching, you embody your essence and feel connected to all that makes you human. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). HereÂs a way to reduce worry and anxiety while helping you solve the problems that pepper this spicy day: Make a decision. Once you decide, life falls right into place. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). If youÂre having trouble tting in, that is probably a good thing, unless youÂre selling something. When youÂre selling something, tting in is totally essential. CANCER (June 22-July 22). The act of choice. If you have a choice, youÂre probably taking it for granted. Many donÂt. This is the day to recognize your freedoms and privileges. Get out of your bubble. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Some people are more able to compartmentalize than others. ItÂs a skill to work on. Because life is messy. Being able to organize it will be crucial to the plays of the day. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). This is brain science. When people have to work for something, they work for it harder and derive more pleasure from the experience. DonÂt make it too easy for people you love. Devotion grows with eort. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Think about investment. If you want to know whatÂs inside, you have to walk through the door. ItÂs a risk. You donÂt just choose the things you like; you like the things you choose. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Which way is best? Well, thatÂs a question that could very well waste y our da y awa y Tr y this one instead: Which wa y is ne? Then do it. Moments later, youÂll denitely be a mile down the lane instead of stuck at the crossroads. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The value of touch cannot be underrated today. To connect with loved ones on a physical level is to fulll a very basic human need. Just a pat on the back or a shake of the hand will be immeasurable bonding. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The work youÂve done will be obsolete one day, and then much later, it will be historical instead. So commit as though this is the most important moment. In many ways, it is. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The support you give others in the form of kind words, eye contact, touch, sharing food, space and every signal that they belong in your group Â„ thatÂs something precious, especially to the lonely. Extend these kindnesses. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Whatever goal you make for the day, even if itÂs solely a personal goal, itÂs important. ItÂs sacred. Your intentions and your words are as important as anyoneÂs in this whole world, especially when directed toward you. TODAYÂS BIRTHDAY (July 1). You make many peopleÂs lives better, and if you let them, they will heap tons of love on you this year. YouÂre not in competition with anyone but yourself, yet youÂll push hard to make something happen before the end of the year. YouÂll deliver something precious in January. March and June bring group wins. Taurus and Capricorn adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 18, 1, 22, 38 and 14.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)
The Sun /Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 7 DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: My husband has become very overweight, which has caused his sex drive Â„ as well as his health Â„ to suer. I worry about him constantly, and I miss the intimacy we used to have. He is aware of how I feel and started trying to eat healthier. He also tries to exercise at least a little bit every day. The problem is he constantly falls o the wagon. Sometimes he says heÂs too tired to exercise, or he reverts back to his old habits and ends up eating fast food. He always tries again the next day, but he wonÂt make much progress at the rate heÂs going. I What can I say that will make him take this more seriously? Â„ ALL ABOUT HEALTH IN ALABAMA DEAR ALL ABOUT HEALTH: Tell your husband how much you love him, and youÂre afraid Âuntil death do us partÂŽ will happen prematurely if he continues killing himself with his fork and his sedentary ways. You might also recite the names of the various diseases that accompany obesity in most people. But if your husbandÂs doctor hasnÂt been able to get the message through to him, there isnÂt much more you can do besides love him for the wonderful husband he is and keep your ngers crossed. I say this because the only person who can ÂmakeÂŽ your husband commit to a diet and exercise program is himself, with the recognition that changing his unhealthy patterns wonÂt be easy and WILL take time. DEAR ABBY: Recently, my wife took two of our granddaughters (ages 9 and 15) and a friend (age 15) to the movies. As usual, the next day I found trash had been left in the car, which triggered the following text exchange. I sent both granddaughters a picture of a garbage can and my car and asked: ÂPlease advise which one is used to throw away trash? If you need help, ask your mom. IÂm not accusing anyone of anything. Also, if one of your friends was to throw trash on your PoppyÂs car oor, what should you do? Would you ask them to pick it up Â„ yes or no?ÂŽ The only response I received was from their mom, who said, ÂÂAmberÂ (granddaughter) did not leave trash in your car!ÂŽ Things have gone downhill from there. I replied that I expected an answer to my questions, and that I hadnÂt accused anybody of anything. Many tears have been shed, and my wife has threatened to divorce me for standing my ground. We have agreed to have you settle this. What say you? Â„ TALKING TRASH IN SOUTH CAROLINA DEAR TALKING TRASH: You are the injured party. You did nothing wrong. You are owed an apology from all concerned Â„ the kid who left the trash in your car, and your wife and daughter for overreacting. DEAR ABBY: My older sister was born on July 4. SheÂs now in her 60s and refuses to celebrate the holiday. She also doesnÂt want the family to celebrate it either. We have tried to be supportive in years past, but we miss having our Fourth of July holiday. What do you suggest? Â„ WANTS TO CELEBRATE DEAR WANTS TO CELEBRATE: I suggest that before July 4, you declare YOUR independence by asking your older sister what other day she would like to celebrate her birthday. Then celebrate the Fourth of July as you would like Â„ without her.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. DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abby shares more than 100 of her favorite recipes in two booklets: ÂAbbyÂs Favorite RecipesÂŽ and ÂMore Favorite Recipes by Dear Abby.ÂŽ Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $14 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Readers: A morning cup of java is a big part of getting the day started. And making a satisfying pot of coee is essential for many of my readers. HereÂs how to make that pot a good one: Â„Always begin with fresh, clean, cold water. Â„Select the correct amount of coee, which usually is 1 tablespoon per 6 ounces, but, of course, varies according to your taste. Pick the proper grind for the method you are using for brewing. Â„Clean the coeepot thoroughly. DonÂt just give the pot a fast rinse with water after use because the oils will build up over time. Wash the pot with soap and water often, at least every third or fourth time. Many pots, lter baskets and lids can be cleaned well in the dishwasher. Â„For many coee makers (check the directions), you can run full-strength vinegar through a brew cycle and follow with several brew cycles of plain water to remove heavy deposits. Â„ Heloise Dear Readers: Be sure to be prepared to take care of your high-tech devices, which will undoubtedly come on board along with your children and pets. Safety on all levels should be your top priority. Put your smartphones, cameras or other high-tech equipment into heavy-duty zippered plastic bags to protect them in case they get sprayed or fall into the water. Also make certain that everyone on board has a life vest. And that includes your dog! Â„ Heloise Dear Heloise: When we have company, we always serve pancakes, a family tradition. For less stress in the morning, I make the batter the night before and pour it into a clean, plastic squeeze bottle. In the morning, I just squirt the batter into the pan. This gives me more time to chat with my guests and less mess to clean up! Â„ Becky from North Carolina Dear Readers: Here are two quick and easy recipes to use with your favorite honey: Â„Blend honey with apple cider and rub over a leg of lamb and then cook. Â„Spread lightly buttered toast with fresh ricotta cheese and spoon a bit of honey on top for a sweet breakfast treat. Â„If your honey has crystallized, just zap it uncovered in the microwave on high for a few seconds. To prevent this problem, do not store honey in the refrigerator. Instead, keep it on a shelf. Â„ Heloise Dear Heloise: My kids and our family love to go to the beach, which involves hauling a lot of stu. To lessen this task, I give each one of my children a large mesh tote bag. They can take their favorite beach toys and are responsible for them. At the day of the day, they just put them all back into their bag. Then they dunk the bag into the water to remove the sand before they bring it back to the car. Â„ Valerie from Maryland Dear Readers: The brass objects we have in our homes are lovely, but they need to be cleaned and polished. First, check the brass to see if itÂs lacquered or nonlacquered because a dierent cleaning method is used for each surface. For lacquered brass, wipe it o with a soft, clean, damp cloth. Do not put any cleaner on this type of surface. For nonlacquered brass, pour a bit of ketchup onto a cloth, rub over it, rinse and dry. Â„ HeloisePassion for fast food slows down manÂs eort to lose some weightDear Abby Hints from Heloise
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Sunday, July 1, 2018 SPORTS www.yoursun.com www.Facebook.com/SuncoastSports Â€ @SunCoastSports INDEX | Lottery 2 | MiLB 2 | MLB 2, 4 | Golf 2 | NHL 3 | NBA 3 | Scoreboard 5 | World Cup 6 | Tennis 6 By GREG AUMANTampa Bay TimesJohn Schuzer has been a Bucs fan since their first season in 1976, when he decided he liked the new team from Florida much better than his fatherÂs Cardinals or his grandfatherÂs Lions. Despite living in Illinois, heÂs had season tickets since 2007, and when the 2015 NFL draft was held in Chicago, the Bucs gave him VIP passes so he could be there in person when quarterback Jameis WinstonÂs name was announced as the No. 1 overall pick. He grew to like Winston enough that two years ago, in Tampa to see a Thursday night game, he bought a red No. 3 Winston jersey at Raymond James Stadium, proudly rotating that with a No. 93 Gerald McCoy jersey. But when news came out Thursday that Winston was being suspended three games for violating the leagueÂs personal conduct policy, when he read WinstonÂs apology, he decided it was enough. He neatly folded up the jersey, NFL: BuccaneersLifelong fan mails back jersey to the teamBy RODNEY PAGETampa Bay TimesST. PETERSBURG Â… The Rays certainly missed CF Kevin Kiermaier when he was forced to the disabled list in mid-April with a right thumb injury. His bat at the top of the lineup is one reason, but even bigger is his play in the outfield. One example came in the ninth inning of ThursdayÂs game against the Astros. With the Rays down 1-0, Kiermaier made a running catch in left-centerfield with one out and a runner on second. The Rays eventually got out of the inning and at least had a chance down by a run in the bottom of the ninth. ÂIt was kind of a nothing KK play but he is one of three or four center fielders who can actually go get that ball,ÂŽ Rays manager Kevin Cash said. ÂAs a third base coach you have to be aware of where he is standing because he can beat you with his legs and with his arm.ÂŽ Kiermaier did try to beat the Astros on Thursday with his legs when he laid down a bunt base hit in the eighth that put runners on the corners with no outs. He got doubled off first when Matt Duffy lined out to shortstop, but he still tried to make something happen. Cash said that was KiermaierÂs call. And heÂs not going to expect him to bunt often in the future. ÂI would never ask a guy to sit there and bunt,ÂŽ Cash said. ÂKK can do so many powerful things with the bat. He can hit the ball in the gap, hit it out of the ball park. There are times in a game where itÂs nice to drop it down. But KK has to be comfortable doing that. We donÂt want to be in a position to tell him to bunt. More often than MLB: RaysKiermaierÂs glove was missedAP PHOTOTampa Bay RaysÂ Kevin Kiermaier, right, hugs Jesus Sucre as teammates celebrate in the dugout after KiermaierÂs grand slam off Washington NationalsÂ Gio Gonzalez, Monday, in St. Petersburg. By JOEY KNIGHTTampa Bay TimesTAMPA Â„ Odds are, USFÂs new athletic director can intelligently discuss Tupac and tariff acts with equal zeal. His thesis at Wake Forest: Rap Music as a Political Communicator. ÂIÂll let him get into the music with you,ÂŽ former colleague Reid Sigmon, now chief operating officer for University of Tennessee athletics, said with a chuckle. ÂAnd itÂs evolved over time.ÂŽ These days, KellyÂs downloads may include anything from classic rock to U2 to Â80s and Â90s hip-hop. Pop-jazz siren Sade (of the Â80s hit Smooth Operator) remains a guilty pleasure; friends say he can recite the lyrics to darn near all her songs.Getting to know USFÂs new athletic director, Michael KellyNCAA FOOTBALL: University of South FloridaÂSmooth operatorÂAP PHOTOUniversity of South Florida president Judy Genshaft, right, and the schoolÂs new athletic director Michael Kelly gesture during a press conference introducing Kelly on Friday at the Yuengling Center in Tampa. adno=50538227 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018 By TIM BOOTHAssociated PressSOCHI, Russia Â„ Edinson Cavani upstaged Cristiano Ronaldo, first with his head and then with his right foot, and sent Uruguay to the World Cup quarterfinals. Cavani scored twice and Ronaldo none Saturday to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over Portugal. On the same day Lionel Messi was sent home in ArgentinaÂs loss, the other ÂGOATÂŽ at this tournament was also eliminated. It was two weeks ago that Ronaldo scored a hat trick in the same stadium against Spain, stroking his chin after the first goal to imply he was the Âgreatest of all time.ÂŽ There was no goal from Ronaldo this time. Everywhere he went, the Portugal great was WORLD CUP: Uruguay 2, Portugal 1Cavani scores twice, Uruguay ousts Ronaldo and PortugalAP PHOTOUruguayÂs Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring his sideÂs 2nd goal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday. By RONALD BLUMAssociated PressMOSCOW Â„ The menÂs World Cup is notable for women. FoxÂs Aly Wagner and TelemundoÂs Viviana Vila are the first inmatch analysts on U.S. television for soccerÂs showcase. BBCÂs Vicki Sparks is making a similar breakthrough in Britain and ZDFÂs Claudia Neumann in Germany. ÂIt took me 10 years. It was very disappointing that it took so much time,ÂŽ Vila said of her advance. ÂIt truly was draining, unfair and ungrateful. It shouldnÂt be that way. But it made me stronger, to keep learning and improving in my work. IÂm better now to face whatever comes my way.ÂŽWORLD CUPWomen make World Cup telecast history in US, UK, Germany NHL FREE AGENCYOn the eve of free agency, John Tavares is leaving the NHL guessing about his destination. Page 3 SEE RAYS, 2 SEE HISTORY, 6 SEE URUGUAY, 6 SEE BUCS, 3 SEE USF, 3
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ÂI donÂt think thatÂs necessarily part of his game.ÂŽArcher still on trackRHP Chris Archer, who has been out since June 3 with an abdominal strain, cleared another hurdle in his quest to return to the mound. He said he felt ÂgreatÂŽ on Friday, a day after throwing 46 pitches in a simulated game in Port Charlotte. He is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Saturday. The next big test will be Tuesday, when he pitches in a game at Class A Port Charlotte. He will throw either four innings or 65 pitches. ÂHeÂs on his way back,ÂŽ Cash said. ÂThis is probably the most encouraging IÂve heard him talk about how heÂs felt. The arm feels pretty fresh.ÂŽ Before the injury, Archer was 3-4 with a 4.24 ERA in 13 starts.Font leaves earlyRays starting pitcher Wilmer Font looked awfully good in his first five innings against the Astros Friday night. He allowed only one hit and had a 3-0 lead. Then in the sixth, he gave up a leadoff walk to Jake Marisnick. With a 3-and-1 count to Alex Bregman, Cash and trainer Mike Sandoval came to the mound and Font was replaced due to a right lat strain. RHP Diego Castillo entered and gave up a two-run homer to Bregman.Atop the TropAT&T SportsNet reporter Julia Morales tries to find unusual places for a weekly Friday interview segment with Astros manager A.J. Hinch. And Friday that took them nearly 200 feet above the Tropicana Field playing surface to the A-ring of the catwalk. ÂIt wasnÂt that bad,ÂŽ Hinch said, though noting how the stairs and catwalk shifted as they walked. ÂIt was well worth it.ÂŽ Morales and Hinch were joined by a cameraman and two Rays officials. The Friday afternoon climb up, interview and descent took under an hour.RAYSFrom Page 1 By DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressPOTOMAC, Md. Â„ Tiger Woods ran off four straight birdies and finished the front nine with seven consecutive one-putt greens. Unlike Francesco Molinari and Abraham Ancer, he couldnÂt keep it going Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Ancer and Molinari each handled the scorching heat on the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm and shared the lead going into the final round. Ancer birdied two of his last three holes for the lowest score of his career, an 8-under 62, giving the 27-year-old Mexican his best shot at a first PGA Tour victory. Ancer has never been in the to p 10 g oin g into the final round in 22 previous starts. Molinari also is going for his first official PGA Tour victory, though that comes with an asterisk. He won a World Golf Championship in Shanghai in 2010, though the PGA Tour did not recognize the HSBC Champions as an official win until a year later. They were at 13-under 197, two shots clear of Ryan Armour (68) and Zac Blair (66). Woods was six shots behind, the seventh straight tournament he has been at least five shots behind going into the final round. It sure didnÂt sound that way, and for most of the round, it didnÂt look that way. With his fifth birdie of the front nine, Woods was two shots out of the lead. And then he opened the back nine with a pair of birdie chances just inside 10 feet and missed the both. He never really regained his momentum, finished with another bogey and shot 68. Considering the scoring average was 69.6 in the third round, he wound up losing two shots to the lead. ÂIt was frustrating because I played better than what my score indicates,ÂŽ Woods said. ÂI thought that 10 under would have been a good score for me to end up at for the day, and I could have easily gotten that today on the back nine.ÂŽ He didnÂt, and now has more ground to make up. The nine players ahead of him have combined for just five (official) PGA Tour victories. Molinaro has five European Tour victories, has played on two Ryder Cup teams and is No. 17 in the world. The Italian is playing at the National and plans to be at the John Deere Classic in two weeks, even though the European Tour is in the meat of its summer schedule with national opens in France, Ireland and Scotland leading up to the British Open. Molinaro is currently among qualifiers for the Ryder Cup team, but his FedEx Cup standing is at No. 123. HeÂs making the most of his first trip to the TPC Potomac. Even though he missed a few short putts on the front nine, he closed with a 30-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th and hit wedge into 5 feet for birdie at the 18th.GOLF: PGA TourAncer, Molinari share lead at National, Tiger stallsBy DICK SCANLONAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG Â„ Justin VerlanderÂs worst start with the Houston Astros might have been OK if not for Wilson Ramos. Ramos drove in four runs in the first two innings against Verlander and the Tampa Bay Rays went on to a 5-2 win over the Astros on Saturday. ÂI wasnÂt sharp, but also I didnÂt have luck on my side,ÂŽ Verlander said. ÂI made an adjustment during the third inning that I thought was good, but it was too little too late.ÂŽ Verlander (9-4) gave up the most runs (5) and hits (9) of any of his 23 starts since his trade to Houston late last summer. He struck out eight in a seasonlow five innings after coming in with a major league-leading 1.82 ERA Â„ though it was 4.34 in six June starts. The Astros have lost his last three starts. Matt Duffy finished with three hits, including two in the first two innings, to help the Rays win for the seventh time in eight tames to move to .500 (41-41) for the first time since June 1. ÂI gave up three hard-hit balls, all to the same guy. The rest of Âem, nobody hit the ball hard,ÂŽ Verlander said. Ramos got the Rays on the scoreboard with a two-run double in the first, and made it 5-0 with a two-run single in the second. Those two at bats summarized VerlanderÂs day. ÂThe first at bat, I put him in a 3-1 situation where, bases loaded, he knows a heaterÂs coming, and he hit it off the wall. So thatÂs my fault,ÂŽ Verlander said. ÂHis next bat I got a ground ball up the middle on a slider, which is kind of what youÂre looking for. But it found a hole.ÂŽ Tampa Bay has held opponents to two runs or fewer in five straight games for only the second time in franchise history. ÂThe way these guys are throwing right now, weÂre tough to beat,ÂŽ said Kevin Kiermaier, who scored in each of the first two innings. Alex Bregman got the Astros on the board with a two-run homer in the sixth off Vidal Nuno. It was BregmanÂs 16th home run and his fifth in six games. ÂTheyÂve been throwing the ball well over there, and we havenÂt really been able to put anything together,ÂŽ Bregman said. ÂVerlander was a little unfortunate today with some of the weak contact that went for hits, but weÂve got to do a better job of putting up runs for him. Nuno (2-0) got the win after pitching 4 Â‡ innings of relief, giving up two runs and four hits while striking out four. Sergio Romo pitched ninth for his seventh save in 11 opportunities. Ryne Stanek pitched the first inning for Tampa Bay, giving up a single to Jose Altuve, HoustonÂs only hit in the first four innings.RARE ERRORAdeiny Hechavarria made a fielding error on George SpringerÂs grounder in the top of the sixth just before BregmanÂs homer. It ended a streak of 94 games and 319 chances in which the RaysÂ shortstop had not committed a miscue. It was the longest errorless streak in franchise history for a shortstop. HechavarriaÂs last error had come on July 30, 2017 at Yankee Stadium.MLB: Rays 5, Astros 2Ramos has 4 RBIs as Rays beat AstrosAP PHOTOTampa Bay RaysÂ Matt Duffy (5), C.J. Cron (44) and Kevin Kiermaier celebrate the win over the Astros yesterday in St. Petersburg. By BRYAN LEVINESports WriterPORT CHARLOTTE Â„ Leading by one run entering the ninth inning, the Charlotte Stone Crabs were three outs away from their first winning streak of the second half. Stone Crabs reliever Hunter Schryver managed to record just one out before allowing four batters to reach base on the way to a 6-5 victory for the Tampa Tarpons. Schryver allowed two runs in the ninth inning Â„ one of which came while Zack Mozingo was on the mound Â„ but both were unearned after a fielding error by Miles Mastrobuoni helped spark the TarponsÂ rally. Charlotte trailed for nearly the entirety of the game, but managed to take a 5-4 lead in the eighth inning. After Kevin Padlo walked and Jesus Sanchez reached on an error, Josh Lowe cleared the bases for a gametying two-run double. Lowe later scored on a wild pitch by TarponsÂ reliever Matt Wivins. The Stone Crabs once again went with the Tampa Bay RaysÂ ÂopenerÂŽ strategy of beginning the game with a reliever. SaturdayÂs starting reliever was J.D. Busfield, and the strategy didnÂt go as planned. Busfield, pitching for the first two innings of the game, allowed three runs on three hits and a walk. He also gave up a pair of solo home runs to Steven Sensley and Alexander Palma. Typical starting pitcher Brock Burke took over for Busfield in the third inning and continued the strong streak heÂs put together over his last eight outings Â„ where heÂs allowed more than two earned runs just twice in that span. Burke gave up just one run on three hits and two walks over six strong innings while striking out six batters. The lone run Burke surrendered came on a passed ball with a runner on third base, which probably shouldÂve been controlled by catcher Zac Law. Lucius Fox and Josh Lowe each had two hits in the loss. Fox scored a pair of runs. Lowe had two RBI. Tristan Gray hit his league-leading 22nd double of the season.MILB: Tarpons 6, Stone Crabs 5Stone Crabs blow 9th-inning leadPHOTO BY TOM OÂNEILLCharlotte Stone Crabs relief pitcher Brock Burke (23) faces the Tampa Tarpons during the third inning Saturday at Charlotte Sports Park.
The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3By STEPHEN WHYNO and JOHN WAWROWAssociated PressOn the eve of free agency, John Tavares is leaving the NHL guessing about his destination. Roughly 18 hours until the market opens, the elite center had not chosen between six suitors, with the San Jose Sharks, hometown Toronto Maple Leafs and incumbent New York Islanders considered the most likely options. Tavares could only get an eight-year deal by re-signing with the Islanders, but would have to do so before midnight when that advantage expires. If the Tavares sweepstakes drag on into Sunday, it would seem to favor San Jose and Toronto, either of which could sign the 27-yearold to a seven-year deal worth $70 million or more. He met this week with the Sharks, Maple Leafs, Islanders, Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning, and his decision could drastically affect the plans of those teams and others. ÂI think other teams have admitted, we would have to make moves (to clear salary-cap space),ÂŽ Bruins general manager Don Sweeny told reporters in Boston on Friday. ÂPretty confident weÂd be able to do that.ÂŽ As hockey waited for the Tavares watch to end, several teams made moves Saturday ahead of the frenzy. The Sharks agreed to terms on a $64 million, eight-year extension with forward Logan Couture, according to a person familiar with the deal who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal hasnÂt been announced. It canÂt become official until after noon Sunday because it doesnÂt begin until the 2019-20 season Â„ the same as long-term deals the Los Angeles Kings have with Drew Doughty and Arizona Coyotes have with Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Niklas Hjalmarsson. Detroit got its own defenseman under contract for the next two seasons by agreeing to deal with Mike Green that pays him $5.375 million annually. Signing Green could be just the start of the action for the Red Wings, who have been linked to unrestricted free agent goaltender Jonathan Bernier and winger Thomas Vanek. New Jersey also shored up its goaltending situation by re-signing Eddie Lack to a $650,000, oneyear deal. The Devils also have Cory Schneider and Keith Kinkaid, who split time last season and in the playoffs. A person with direct knowledge of discussions said the Buffalo Sabres are expected to sign goalie Carter Hutton, who had been the St. Louis BluesÂ backup to Jake Allen. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because agreements cannot be announced until the signing period begins. Hutton and others seem to already be ticketed for certain places, but many big-name players are still up for grabs. Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk, who tied Tavares with 36 goals last season, has been drawing significant interest and, at 29, could easily command a seven-year contract at a substantial raise over his previous $4.25 million salary. The Western Conference-champion Vegas Golden Knights have cap space but might lose wingers David Perron and James Neal, who combined for 110 points last season. The Winnipeg Jets are doing their best to try to bring back center Paul Stastny after he was so instrumental in their playoff run. They cleared about $5.5 million in cap space by trading goaltender Steve Mason and Finnish forward Joel Armia to Montreal on Saturday but may still need more room to bring back the 32-year-old. The Canadiens are set to buy out Mason, putting him on unconditional waivers as the Minnesota Wild did with forward Tyler Ennis to clear cap space.NHLLeague awaits John TavaresÂ decision on eve of free agencyAP PHOTONew York Islanders center John Tavares skates against the New Jersey Devils during the first period of an NHL hockey game on March 31, in Newark, N.J. took it to the post office and spent $24 to mail it, Priority Mail Express, to the team at 1 Buccaneer Place. ÂIn good conscience I can no longer wear my @ Jaboowins @Buccaneers jersey,ÂŽ he wrote on Twitter. ÂIÂm sending it back for you to donate or whatever you want. As a season ticket holder since 2007, IÂm embarrassed & disappointed by this scandal. Go Bucs in 2018!ÂŽ Schuzer, 50, said he had long defended Winston, even since November, when a female Uber driver in Arizona accused him of putting his hand on her crotch during a 2 a.m. ride in March 2016. ÂI was actually quite an advocate, saying if thereÂs no evidence, I really didnÂt support how the NFL suspends people without tangible evidence or proof,ÂŽ said Schuzer, who works in research with CAT scan and X-ray machines. ÂI was in his corner, supporting him. Without evidence, how can you suspend someone?ÂŽ But on Thursday, he read the statement from the NFL, finding the driverÂs account Âconsistent and credibleÂŽ and determining that Winston had touched her Âin an inappropriate and sexual manner without her consent.ÂŽ Then he read WinstonÂs apology: ÂIÂm sorr y to the Uber driver for the position I put you in.ÂŽ ÂThat was the breaking point. I just didnÂt find it sincere,ÂŽ Schuzer said. ÂHe was just covering his own (butt). To me, I didnÂt think there was anything tangible in there in terms of owning up to what he did. It was the final straw. You create more chaos by giving a half-hearted apology than by giving none at all.ÂŽ Schuzer said he had supported the Bucs draftin g Winston in 2015, preferring him to OregonÂs Marcus Mariota, who would be taken No. 2 by the Titans. This was a careful, measured response by Schuzer. Â(I) didnÂt want to burn it on video or cut it up,ÂŽ he wrote on Twitter, happy to see the jersey go to a Bucs fan who is more comfortable putting WinstonÂs name on his or her back. ÂThey can donate it or whatever they want. But I wonÂt wear it anymore.ÂŽ To be clear, Schuzer says this doesnÂt make him any less of a Bucs fan. HeÂs keeping his season tickets, hopes to get to as many games as he can, and heÂll pay a steep price to see the Bucs play the Bears in Chicago as well. ÂIÂm going to support this team 110 percent,ÂŽ he said. ÂBut itÂs going to be hard for me to cheer him, to have that on my shoulders. It doesnÂt feel right. If that was my sister or mother in that car, itÂs just a bad message weÂre sendin g .ÂŽBUCSFrom Page 1HeÂs equally wellversed on current events. ÂHeÂs a junkie for what happens in the world,ÂŽ said College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock, KellyÂs boss the past 5- years. ÂHe keeps up with the news Â„ all the news Â„ very closely.ÂŽ Toss in a passion for pizza, a good burger (no cheese), movies, daily walks and Washington, D.C., sports teams (he was raised in Gaithersburg, Md., and went to high school in D.C.), and youÂve got the nuances in the portrait of USFÂs new vice president of athletics. But the broad strokes are what compelled the school to bring Kelly back to Tampa. Peers and former bosses insist this 47-year-old married dad of two girls Â„ who helped run a bay area Super Bowl and Final Four Â„ warrants a sequence of titles befitting a college leader. Consensus builder. Devoted husband and father. Visionary. Listener. Organizer. Not to mention proprietor of a most coveted cell-phone directory. ÂNo one has more extensive, positive contacts than Michael,ÂŽ said former Bulls AD Paul Griffin, who hired Kelly as a USF associate AD in 2001. ÂIf those (Power Five) opportunities donÂt provide themselves in the industry, it wonÂt be because of a lack of his ability to network with the decision makers.ÂŽ The ability to pick up his iPhone and scroll through a directory of names such as Saban, Swinney and Swofford was a huge reason Kelly found himself grinning for cameras Â„ in dark suit, dark-green tie and small Bulls logo pinned on his left lapel Â„ Friday afternoon. From the outset of its AD search, USF made no secret it wanted someone with the clout and contacts to help the school get into a Power Five league when the next wave of conference realignment arrives. ÂWe were looking for a high level of integrity and strong moral character,ÂŽ Dr. Judy Genshaft said Friday. ÂFor us, these qualities were non-negotiable.ÂŽ Unlike other names mentioned for the USF job, KellyÂs figurative closet appears empty. A routine Tampa Bay Times background search uncovered only three traffic/driving tickets, all more than a decade old. The only potential source of embarrassment upon his return Friday to Tampa was from the shameless plaudits heaped upon him by colleagues. ÂThe two words I think for me that come to mind are organization and relationships,ÂŽ said Sigmon, who worked for Kelly in Wake ForestÂs athletic department in the late 1990s. ÂHe has great ability from a vision standpoint of how things should be organized, and the process that you need to go through to be ready and to accomplish whatever the goal is.ÂŽ That quarter-century administrative odyssey included stints in athletic departments at Wake Forest (where he met wife Lisa, and where Maya Angelou was among their professors) and USF, where he served as Lee Roy SelmonÂs associate AD for external affairs from 2001-02. It extended to three Super Bowls and a Final Four (where Kelly presided over local organizing committees), to the ACC (an associate commissioner overseeing football and broadcasting), to the College Football Playoff, where he spent five years as COO. Kelly first appeared on HancockÂs radar while he was helping run an NCAA Tournament firstand second-round weekend in Winston-Salem in the 1990s. When St. Petersburg was considering people to head its local organizing committee for the 1999 Final Four at Tropicana Field, KellyÂs name was floated to Hancock, then Final Four director. ÂAnd I thought, wow, thatÂs a home run,ÂŽ Hancock said. Hancock watched Kelly spend the better part of a year efficiently juggle the nuts and bolts of the operation: transportation planning, mobilizing community volunteers, handling the logistics of the massive coaches convention (which coincides with the Final Four), and game management. ÂAnd then he and I just stayed in touch,ÂŽ Hancock said. ÂAnd when it was time to hire our COO here (at the College Football Playoff), Michael was No. 1 on my list.ÂŽ Now comes perhaps his most challenging operation: to try and usher the Bulls into a place at the Power Five table. It will call for organization, networking, engagement, creativity, and perhaps even some smooth operating. Soundtrack optional. ÂWeÂre in a great league (American Athletic Conference) right now. How do we dominate that league to the best of our ability?ÂŽ Kelly said. ÂThatÂs got to be our goal right now. And when we do thatÂƒ weÂll be the best-positioned school of anyone in the country for if anything else happens.ÂŽUSFFrom Page 1By STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressFor Colin Campbell, going from Mike KeenanÂs top assistant to head coach of the New York Rangers wasnÂt a big move. ÂI just had to move 10 feet to another office,ÂŽ Campbell said. Logistically it was simple, but in every other way it was an almostimpossible task. Campbell took over the Rangers after they ended a 54-year drought and paraded the Stanley Cup down Broadway because Keenan left in a contract dispute. ItÂs a similar situation to the one Todd Reirden is walking into after the Washington Capitals promoted him from associate to head coach to replace Barry Trotz mere weeks after winning the Cup. Reirden is just the fourth new coach in the past 30 years to assume control of a Stanley Cup champion, a unique opportunity that presents problems Campbell, Scotty Bowman and Dave Lewis know well from their experiences. Lewis succeeded Bowman after being his associate coach with the champion 2002 Detroit Red Wings, and Bowman stepped in for ÂBadgerÂŽ Bob Johnson after he led the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Cup in 1991 and had to take a leave of absence to fight cancer. All three had to balance the opportunity of taking over with the expectation of following a Cupwinning coach and the ensuing pressure. ÂBesides replacing a legend, to be equal, you have to win the Stanley Cup, so it was a big challenge,ÂŽ Lewis said. ÂI was looking forward to the challenge, actually, of taking over a team, taking over a team that won a Stanley Cup and try to accomplish the same thing. I knew it would be very difficult.ÂŽ Or as Campbell pointed out: ÂYou can only tie. You canÂt do better. TyingÂs pretty good. You have to win a Cup just tie your performance from a year before.ÂŽ No pressure, Todd. Only Bowman Â„ who already had five Cup rings from the Montreal CanadiensÂ 1970s dynasty Â„ pulled it off and repeated. And even that was a different set of circumstances because as director of player development, Bowman only agreed to coach the Penguins until Johnson was able to resume coaching or succumbed to cancer.NHLTaking over Stanley Cup champ is not an easy task for a coachBy TOM WITHERSAssociated PressCLEVELAND Â„ LeBron James flew back to Los Angeles from a family vacation in the Caribbean. He could be there longer than usual. Hours before NBA free agency opened with the three-time champion as its most coveted prize, James returned Saturday to Southern California, where he has two homes and a film production company. The Lakers are hoping they can persuade him to sign with them and return them to glory. Los Angeles is among the teams in the mix to land James after his agent told the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday that he will not exercise his $35.6 million contract option for next season. At 12:01 a.m. Sunday, James will be an unrestricted free agent, and agent Rich Paul is expected to contact several teams with the Lakers and Cavs atop his list. By declining his option, James positioned himself to be able to choose where heÂll play next, and Cleveland, just up the road from his home near Akron, remains a strong possibility. But there are at least three other teams Â„ and maybe an outsider or two Â„ with legitimate shots at landing James, who made it clear following this yearÂs NBA Finals that heÂs still driven to win championships. While every team dreams of being ruled by King James, only a few have a legit chance of signing him.NBALeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears
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RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Minnesota 3 (Escobar,Dozier,Kepler)Chicago6 (Baez,Rizzo,Chatwood2,Happ2).RISPÂ„ Minnesota3for10Chicago11for22. RunnersmovedupÂ„Mauer,Baez,Bote. LIDPÂ„Russell.GIDPÂ„Rizzo. DPÂ„Minnesota2(Cave,Dozier),(Escobar, Dozier,Mauer). MINNESOTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Mejia46 443179 9.00 Reed.24440126 4.26 Duke1.14110137 3.03 Hildnbrge,L,1-2.14 554024 3.18 Belisle1.22 000216 6.87 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Chatwood57 7736103 4.54 Duensing,BS,.212 222025 6.92 J .Wilson,W,2-210 00018 3.18 Bass.12 00008 0.73 Strop1.20000216 2.62 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Duke2-2,Belisle 3-0,Strop2-0.WPÂ„Mejia. UmpiresÂ„Home,HunterWendelstedt First,ChrisGuccioneSecond,LarryVanover Third,DaveRackley. T Â„3:44.AÂ„40,950(41,649).BLUEJAYS4,TIGERS3DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. 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Scheblercf-rf300110.279 Perazass511002.272 Votto1b411010.297 Dixon1b000000.241 Gennett2b433110.332 Suarez3b412012.306 Winkerrf301111.266 2-Hamiltonpr-cf121000.215 Duvalllf422311.206 Casalic100011.393 a-Barnhartph-c212200.268 Mahlep201000.120 Crockettp000000--b-Blandinoph100001.217 Hernandezp000000.000 c-Lorenzenph111400.667 Florop100000.000 TOTALS3612151278 MILWAUKEE100002000Â„351 CINCINNATI00001182XÂ„12152 a-singledforCasaliinthe6th.b-struck outforCrockettinthe6th.c-homeredfor Hernandezinthe7th. 1-ranforChacininthe6th.2-ranforWinker inthe7th. EÂ„Sogard(3),Gennett(7),Suarez(9). LOBÂ„Milwaukee8,Cincinnati9.2BÂ„Miller (12),Villar(8),Gennett(20).HRÂ„Thames (11),offMahleLorenzen(3),offBarnes. RBIsÂ„Thames(24),Villar(22),Kratz(5), Schebler(31),Gennett(54),Winker(32), Duvall3(49),Barnhart2(27),Lorenzen4 (6).SFÂ„Schebler,Barnhart. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Milwaukee 4(Shaw2,Perez,Villar)Cincinnati5 (Schebler2,Votto,Winker,Floro).RISPÂ„ Milwaukee0for7Cincinnati8for16. RunnersmovedupÂ„Kratz,Aguilar. MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Kratz12211120 9.00 Chacin54 113587 3.71 Williams,H,314 221131 2.93 Zgrski,L,0-1,BS,102 442012 0.00 Barnes133301202.53 CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA Mahle5.25313121133.83 Crockett.1000013 2.45 Hrnandez,W,3-010 001218 1.57 Floro20 000327 2.91 Williamspitchedto1batterinthe7th. Zagurskipitchedto4battersinthe7th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Zagurski1-1, Barnes3-2,Crockett1-0.WPÂ„Williams. UmpiresÂ„Home,ChadFairchildFirst, AlfonsoMarquezSecond,RobertoOrtiz Third,BruceDreckman. TÂ„3:20.AÂ„24,640(42,319).PHILLIES3,NATIONALS2WASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Eatonrf501002.298 Turnerss301001.270 Harpercf200021.219 Rendon3b412100.292 Sotolf400002.325 Reynolds1b301010.233 Difo2b411001.246 Kieboomc301101.214 e-Goodwinph100000.173 Hellicksonp200001.063 Millerp000000--d-Taylorph100000.240 Madsonp000000--K.Herrerap000000--f-Murphyph101000.200 1-Severinopr000000.175 TOTALS3328239 PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandez2b401001.271 Hoskinslf300010.257 O.Herreracf411102.286 Santana1b300010.222 Williamsrf401003.232 Kingeryss400000.231 Valentin3b412001.227 Alfaroc311101.251 Velasquezp000000.231 a-Cozensph100000.154 Aranop000000--b-Altherrph101100.176 Hunterp000000--c-Francoph000010.258 Morganp000000--Riosp000000.000 Dominguezp000000--TOTALS3137338 WASHINGTON010001000Â„280 PHILADELPHIA00120000XÂ„371 a-groundedoutforVelasquezinthe2nd. b-doubledforAranointhe4th.c-walkedfor Hunterinthe6th.d-groundedoutforMiller inthe7th.e-groundedoutforKieboomin the9th.f-doubledforK.Herrerainthe9th. 1-ranforMurphyinthe9th. EÂ„Velasquez(2).LOBÂ„Washington8, Philadelphia7.2BÂ„Kieboom(2),Murphy (2),Valentin(3),Alfaro(10),Altherr(6). 3BÂ„Valentin(1).HRÂ„Rendon(11),off HunterO.Herrera(14),offHellickson.RBIsÂ„ Rendon(35),Kieboom(3),O.Herrera(46), Alfaro(16),Altherr(32).CSÂ„Turner(3). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Washington 4(Eaton2,Soto,Reynolds)Philadelphia4 (Hernandez,Williams,Kingery,Cozens). RISPÂ„Washington1for8Philadelphia2for 7. RunnersmovedupÂ„Hellickson. GIDPÂ„Harper. DPÂ„Philadelphia1(Kingery,Valentin, Santana). WASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Hllickson,L,2-14.27 332498 2.62 Miller1.100012242.57 Madson10 00019 4.45 K.Herrera100001151.47 PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Velasquez23 111343 4.69 Arano,W,1-021 000123 2.57 Hunter22 111438 5.04 Morgan,H,1111 001125 5.24 Rios,H,210 000011 5.01 Dminguez,S,7-811 000013 1.98 Morganpitchedto2battersinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Miller2-0,Rios 2-0.HBPÂ„Arano(Turner). UmpiresÂ„Home,TomWoodringFirst,Carlos TorresSecond,KerwinDanleyThird,Paul Nauert. TÂ„3:20.AÂ„42,746(43,647).ROCKIES3,DODGERS1COLORADOABRHBIBBSOAVG. LeMahieu2b411000.275 Blackmoncf401000.271 Arenado3b400003.306 Gonzalezrf400003.268 Storyss311012.274 Parralf300010.301 Desmond1b411101.216 Iannettac401103.242 Marquezp301000.300 Ottavinop000000--TOTALS33362212 LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Pedersoncf-lf400001.258 Muncy3b401001.264 Kemplf300003.303 Hudsonp000000.000 a-Turnerph100000.262 Bellinger1b300000.240 Grandalc300000.227 Puigrf300002.257 Hernandezss311101.238 Utley2b301000.225 Maedap200001.095 Paredesp000000--Taylorcf100001.250 TOTALS30131010 COLORADO000110100Â„360 LOSANGELES000001000Â„130 a-Â”iedoutforHudsoninthe9th. LOBÂ„Colorado5,LosAngeles2.2BÂ„ LeMahieu(16),Story(22).HRÂ„Desmond (17),offMaedaHernandez(14),off Marquez.RBIsÂ„Desmond(47),Iannetta (20),Hernandez(30). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Colorado 2(LeMahieu,Parra)LosAngeles1(Turner). RISPÂ„Colorado1for7LosAngeles0for1. RunnersmovedupÂ„Blackmon. GIDPÂ„LeMahieu. DPÂ„LosAngeles1(Hernandez,Bellinger). COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA Marquez,W,6-882 110992 5.14 Ottavino,S,2-411 000115 1.42 LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Maeda,L,5-5753229973.36 Paredes01000043.86 Hudson200003243.66 Paredespitchedto1batterinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Hudson1-0. PBÂ„Grandal(4). UmpiresÂ„Home,WillLittleFirst,Lance BarksdaleSecond,RyanAdditonThird,Brian Gorman. TÂ„2:39.AÂ„46,172(56,000).STATISTICAL LEADERSNATIONALLEAGUE BATTNG: Gennett,Cincinnati,.332;Almora,Chicago, .332;Markakis,Atlanta, .323;Freeman,Atlanta,.317; Crawford,SanFrancisco, .313;Suarez,Cincinnati, .306;Arenado,Colorado, .306;Kemp,LosAngeles, .303;Parra,Colorado,.301; Martinez,St.Louis,.301. RBI: Suarez,Cincinnati,60; Baez,Chicago,59;Story, Colorado,58;Arenado,Colorado,57;Rizzo,Chicago, 55;Aguilar,Milwaukee, 54;Freeman,Atlanta,54; Gennett,Cincinnati,54; Markakis,Atlanta,51;Martinez,St.Louis,51. HOMERUNS: Arenado, Colorado,20;Harper, Washington,20;Aguilar, Milwaukee,19;Albies, Atlanta,17;Desmond, Colorado,17;Goldschmidt, Arizona,17;Muncy,Los Angeles,17;6tiedat16. ERA: deGrom,NewYork, 1.85;Scherzer,Washington, 2.04;Foltynewicz,Atlanta, 2.14;Lester,Chicago, 2.18;Nola,Philadelphia, 2.48;Mikolas,St.Louis, 2.61;Newcomb,Atlanta, 2.71;Guerra,Milwaukee, 3.05;Corbin,Arizona,3.14; Wacha,St.Louis,3.20. STRIKEOUTS: Scherzer, Washington,165;Corbin, Arizona,134;deGrom,New York,134;Gray,Colorado, 119;Greinke,Arizona,108; Nola,Philadelphia,107; Velasquez,Philadelphia, 107;Pivetta,Philadelphia, 103;Foltynewicz,Atlanta, 98;Strasburg,Washington, 95. AMERICANLEAGUE BATTING: Altuve,Houston, .342;Betts,Boston,.339; Segura,Seattle,.338;Simmons,LosAngeles,.322; Duffy,TampaBay,.322; Martinez,Boston,.321; Trout,LosAngeles,.317; Rosario,Minnesota,.315; Castellanos,Detroit,.309; Machado,Baltimore,.308. RBI: Martinez,Boston, 64;Haniger,Seattle,61; Machado,Baltimore,57; Lowrie,Oakland,56;KDavis, Oakland,55;Encarnacion, Cleveland,54;Gattis, Houston,54;Judge,New York,54;Mazara,Texas,54; 2tiedat53. HOMERUNS: Martinez, Boston,25;Ramirez,Cleveland,24;Trout,LosAngeles, 24;Cruz,Seattle,21;Judge, NewYork,21;Betts,Boston, 20;KDavis,Oakland,20; Lindor,Cleveland,20; Machado,Baltimore,20;3 tiedat19. ERA: Severino,NewYork, 2.10;Verlander,Houston, 2.12;Snell,TampaBay, 2.31;Bauer,Cleveland, 2.46;Cole,Houston,2.50; Morton,Houston,2.54; Kluber,Cleveland,2.54; Sale,Boston,2.56; Skaggs,LosAngeles, 2.64;Sabathia,NewYork, 3.02. STRIKEOUTS: Sale,Boston, 153;Cole,Houston,151; Bauer,Cleveland,148; Verlander,Houston,144; Paxton,Seattle,134;Severino,NewYork,132;Morton, Houston,122;Kluber,Cleveland,115;Snell,TampaBay, 113;Berrios,Minnesota, 111.BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSCubs14,Twins9: JasonHeywardhad fouroftheCubsÂ20hits,BenZobrist hadthreeRBIsandChicagohada pairofÂ“ve-runinnings. Rays5,Astros2: WilsonRamosdrove infourrunsintheÂ“rsttwoinnings againstJustinVerlander. BlueJays4,Tigers3: JustinSmoak ledoffthebottomoftheninthwitha homerunandtheTorontoBlueJays beatDetroit,handingtheTigerstheir 11thstraightloss. Marlins5,Mets2: BrianAndersonhit atwo-runhomeroffJacobdeGrom andtheMiamiMarlinsclimbedoutof lastplaceintheNLEastbyrallying pasttheNewYorkMets. Athletics7,Indians2: Journeyman EdwinJacksonearnedhisÂ“rstwin withOakland. Angels6,Orioles2: AlbertPujolsÂRBI doublehighlightedaÂ“ve-runeighth inningandtheLosAngelesAngels extendedBaltimoreÂslatestlosing streaktosevengames. Reds12,Brewers3: RelieverMichael Lorenzenhitthesecondgrandslam byaRedspitcherinaweek,andCincinnatipulledawaytoavictorythat endeditsseven-gamelosingstreak againsttheMilwaukeeBrewers. Phillies3,Nationals2: ThePhillies lostVinceVelasquezafterjusttwo innings,butthebullpenstymiedthe Nationals. Rockies3,Dodgers1: GermanMarquezheldtheDodgerstoonerunon twohitswhilestrikingoutnine. LATE AtlantaatSt.Louis BostonatN.Y.Yankees ChicagoWhiteSoxatTexas PittsburghatSanDiego SanFranciscoatArizona KansasCityatSeattleTODAYÂSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA MilwaukeePeralta(R)3-01.594-02-017.02.120 CincinnatiHarvey(R)1:10p3-55.287-62-117.23.06 NewYorkMatz(L)3-53.698-71-119.14.19 MiamiStraily(R)1:10p3-34.826-51-112.27.11 WashingtonGonzalez(L)6-53.689-70-210.09.00 PhiladelphiaArrieta(R)1:35p5-63.546-90-214.16.28 AtlantaFoltynewicz(R)5-42.147-80-115.01.80 St.LouisGant(R)2:15p2-23.481-31-116.23.24 PittsburghTaillon(R)5-63.968-82-118.03.50 SanDiegoRoss(R)4:10p5-53.3211-50-219.02.84 SanFran.Holland(L)5-74.248-81-117.23.06 ArizonaGodley(R)4:10p9-54.5810-63-017.23.06 ColoradoBettis(R)5-15.079-71-016.28.10 LosAngelesStripling(R)4:10p6-21.986-51-117.13.12AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA LosAngelesMcGuire(R)0-06.080-00-00.00.00 BaltimoreGausman(R)1:05p3-64.204-120-117.22.55 DetroitZimmermann(R)2-04.575-41-015.02.40 TorontoHapp(L)1:07p10-33.6211-52-019.13.26 HoustonMorton(R)10-12.5411-53-019.01.42 TampaBaySnell(L)1:10p10-42.3110-72-119.02.37 ChicagoLopez(R)3-53.735-111-116.25.94 TexasHamels(L)3:05p4-63.616-101-018.02.50 ClevelandClevinger(R)6-33.037-92-119.21.83 OaklandMontas(R)4:05p4-13.685-11-115.07.20 KansasCityKeller(R)2-22.252-31-018.12.45 SeattlePaxton(L)4:10p7-23.5611-61-114.16.91 BostonPrice(L)9-53.6611-52-119.02.37 NewYorkSeverino(R)8:05p12-22.1015-23-020.21.31INTERLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA MinnesotaLynn(R)5-64.816-91-216.23.78 Chicago(NL)Lester(L)2:20p10-22.1813-33-018.02.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamÂsRecordingamesstartedbytodayÂspitcher. VSOPP-PitcherÂsrecordversusthisopponent. THISDATEINBASEBALLJULY1 1910: ComiskeyParkÂ„thenknownasWhiteSoxPark Â„helditsÂ“rstmajorleaguegame,withtheSt.Louis BrownsbeatingChicago2-0. 1917: FredToneyoftheCincinnatiRedspitchedcomplete-gamevictoriesinadoubleheaderagainstthe PittsburghPirates.Toneythrewathree-hitterineach gamefor4-1and5-1wins,settingarecordforthe fewesthitsallowedinadoubleheaderbyapitcher. 1920: WalterJohnsonoftheWashingtonSenators defeatedtheBostonRedSox1-0atFenwayParkwith theseasonÂsonlyno-hitter. 1925: HackWilsonoftheNewYorkGiantshittwo homerunsinthethirdinningofa16-7victoryoverthe PhiladelphiaPhilliesinthesecondgameofadoubleheader.Wilsonalsodoubledtwiceduringthegame. 1941: JoeDiMaggiooftheNewYorkYankeessingled offBostonÂsJackWilsoninthefourthinning,tying WillieKeelerÂshittingstreakof44games.FRIDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague L.A.Angels7,Baltimore1 N.Y.Yankees8,Boston1 Toronto3,Detroit2 TampaBay3,Houston2 Texas11,ChicagoWhiteSox3 Oakland3,Cleveland1 Seattle4,KansasCity1 NationalLeague Washington17,Philadelphia7 Miami8,N.Y.Mets2 Milwaukee8,Cincinnati2 Atlanta5,St.Louis1 SanFrancisco2,Arizona1 Colorado3,L.A.Dodgers1 Pittsburgh6,SanDiego3 Interleague ChicagoCubs10,Minnesota6 MONDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague DetroitatToronto,1:07p.m. ClevelandatKansasCity,8:15p.m. NationalLeague SanFranciscoatColorado,8:40p.m. St.LouisatArizona,9:40p.m. PittsburghatL.A.Dodgers,10:10p.m. Interleague AtlantaatN.Y.Yankees,7:05p.m. BostonatWashington,7:05p.m. ChicagoWhiteSoxatCincinnati, 7:10p.m. TampaBayatMiami,7:10p.m. MinnesotaatMilwaukee,8:10p.m.
The Sun / Sunday, July 1, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD BASEBALLFLORIDA STATE LEAGUENorth Division W L Pct. GB Lakeland (Tigers) 7 1 .875 Â„ Clearwater (Phillies) 6 3 .667 1 Daytona (Reds) 4 3 .571 2 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 4 4 .500 3 Tampa (Yankees) 4 4 .500 3 Florida (B raves) 1 6 .143 5 South Division W L Pct. GB Fort Myers (Twins) 6 3 .667 Â„ Palm Beach (Cardinals) 5 3 .625 Charlotte (Rays) 3 5 .375 2 Jupiter (Marlins) 3 5 .375 2 St. Lucie (Mets) 3 5 .375 2 Bradenton (Pirates) 2 6 .250 3 SaturdayÂs Games Daytona at Florida, ppd. Daytona at Florida, ppd. Palm Beach at Jupiter, ppd. Lakeland 3, Fort Myers 1 Tampa at Charlotte, 6:05 p.m. St. Lucie 3, Clearwater 2 Bradenton at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. SundayÂs Games Daytona at Florida, 11 a.m. Tampa at Charlotte, 12:35 p.m. Bradenton at Dunedin, 1 p.m. Palm Beach at Jupiter, 1 p.m. St. Lucie at Clearwater, 1 p.m. Lakeland at Fort Myers, 4 p.m. MondayÂs Games Florida at Jupiter, 6:30 p.m. Tampa at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Palm Beach at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Fort Myers at Charlotte, 6:35 p.m. Lakeland at Clearwater, 7 p.m. St. Lucie at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.ODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE New York -109 at Miami -101 Milwaukee -125 at Cincinnati +115 Washington -108 at Philadelphia -102 at St. Louis -110 Atlanta +100 at Arizona -130 San Francisco +120 at San Diego -105 Pittsburgh -105 at Los Angeles -200 Colorado +180American League at Texas -160 Chicago +150 at Baltimore -115 Los Angeles +105 at Toronto -185 Detroit +170 Houston -137 at Tampa Bay +127 Cleveland -122 at Oakland +112 at Seattle -249 Kansas City +229 at New York -192 Boston +177 Interleague at Chi. Cubs -172 Minnesota +160Updated Odds Available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBOSTON RED SOX Â„ Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment. HOUSTON ASTROS Â„ Sent RHP Joe Smith to Corpus Christi (TL) for a rehab assignment. KANSAS CITY ROYALS Â„ Sent 3B Cheslor Cuthbert to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment. LOS ANGELES ANGELS Â„ Optioned OF Michael Hermosillo to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled UT Kaleb Cowart from Salt Lake. Sent RHP Garrett Richards and 1B Jefry Marte to Inland Empire (Cal) for rehab assignments. MINNESOTA TWINS Â„ Optioned RHP Alan Busenitz to Rochester (IL). Recalled LHP Adalberto Mejia from Rochester. TAMPA BAY RAYS Â„ Placed RHP Wilmer Font on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Hunter Wood from Durham (IL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS Â„ Placed RHP Ryan Tepera on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled RHP Jake Petricka from Buffalo. Selected the contract of OF Darnell Sweeney from Buffalo.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Â„ Optioned RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Reno (PCL). Recalled 1B Christian Walker from Reno. Sent OFs Steven Souza Jr. and A.J. Pollock to Reno for rehab assignments. CHICAGO CUBS Â„ Sent RHP Carl Edwards Jr. to Iowa (PCL) for a rehab assignment. COLORADO ROCKIES Â„ Optioned RHP Jon Gray to Albuquerque (PCL). Recalled OF Raimel Tapia from Albuquerque. LOS ANGELES DODGERS Â„ Optioned RHP Walker Buehler to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal). Recalled RHP J.T. Chargois from Oklahoma City (PCL). MIAMI MARLINES Â„ Optioned RHP Ben Meyer to New Orleans (PCL). Recalled RHP Pablo Lopez from New Orleans. Signed LHP Alex Vesia to a minor league contract. MILWAUKEE BREWERS Â„ Sent RHP Zach Davies to Wisconsin (MWL) for a rehab assignment. NEW YORK METS Â„ Optioned RHP Gerson Bautista to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Â„ Signed LHP Keylan Killgore to a minor league contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES Â„ Placed RHP Chad Kuhl on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled 2B Max Moroff from Indianapolis (IL). ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Â„ Claiomed LHP Tyler Webb off waivers from San Diego and optioned him to Memphis (PCL). Transferred RHP Alex Reyes to the 60-day DL. Sent SS Paul DeJong and RHP Matt Bowman to Memphis for rehab assignments. Signed SS Zach Gahagan to a minor league contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS Â„ Optioned LHP Sammy Solis to Syracuse (IL). Reinstated RHP Jeremy Hellickson from the 10-day DL. Transferred 1B Ryan Zimmerman to the 60day DL. Signed RHPs Chandler Day and Reid Schaller to minor league contracts.American AssociationFARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS Â„ Released C Quinn Irey. TEXAS AIRHOGS Â„ Signed LHP Sean Stutzman. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES Â„ Claimed RHP John Straka off waivers from St. Paul. Announced INF Eric Aguilera signed with Algodoneros de Union (Mexican League).Can-Am LeagueOTTAWA CHAMPIONS Â„ Released INF Ryan Wolfsberg. Signed RHP Edilson Alvarez. QUEBEC CAPITALES Â„ Released RHP Mark Vasquez and INF Jordan Serena. Signed RHP Dany Paradis-Giroux. ROCKLAND BOULDERS Â„ Released LHP Ari Kaufman. Signed LHP Danny Diaz.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationATLANTA HAWKS Â„ Waived G Isaiah Taylor. LOS ANGELES LAKERS Â„ Waived C Thomas Bryant.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueANAHEIM DUCKS Â„ Traded LW Nic Kerdiles to Winnipeg for C Chase De Leo. MONTREAL CANADIENS Â„ Traded D Simon Bourque to Winnipeg for RW Joel Armia, G Steve Mason, 2019 seventh-round and 2020 fourth-round draft picks. NEW JERSEY DEVILS Â„ Re-signed G Eddie Lack to a one-year, one-way contract.ECHLWORCESTER RAILERS Â„ Signed D Kyle McKenzie to a one-year contract.SOCCERMajor League SoccerORLANDO CITY Â„ Named James OÂConnor coach. SEATTLE SOUNDERS Â„ Acquired G Zac Lubin on loan from Phoenix Rising (USL).GOLFPGA TOURQUICKEN LOANS NATIONALSaturdayÂs leaders at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, Md. Purse: $7.1 million. Yardage: 7,107; Par: 70 (35-35)Third RoundAbraham Ancer 65-70-62Â„197 Francesco Molinari 67-65-65Â„197 Zac Blair 67-66-66Â„199 R y an Armour 66-65-68Â„199 Andrew Landry 63-72-65Â„200 Kevin Streelman 72-62-67Â„201 Troy Merritt 68-68-66Â„202 C.T. Pan 67-67-68Â„202 Beau Hossler 65-66-71Â„202 Ryan Blaum 67-72-64Â„203 Bronson Burgoon 68-70-65Â„203 Tiger Woods 70-65-68Â„203 Chesson Hadley 71-64-68Â„203 Marc Leishman 67-67-69Â„203 Brian Gay 67-64-72Â„203 Kyle Stanley 71-67-66Â„204 Ben Crane 70-68-66Â„204 Ryan Palmer 70-67-67Â„204 Sung Kang 72-64-68Â„204 Joel Dahmen 66-69-69Â„204 Andrew Putnam 64-71-69Â„204 Stephan Jaeger 67-73-65Â„205 Rickie Fowler 70-66-69Â„205 John Huh 70-64-71Â„205 Anirban Lahiri 67-74-65Â„206 Byeong Hun An 69-70-67Â„206 Tyler Duncan 69-69-68Â„206 Ethan Tracy 69-69-68Â„206 Ted Potter, Jr. 72-66-68Â„206 Stewart Cink 68-69-69Â„206 Roberto Daz 68-68-70Â„206 Ollie Schniederjans 68-68-70Â„206 Sam Ryder 67-68-71Â„206 Brandon Harkins 73-68-66Â„207 Robert Garrigus 70-69-68Â„207 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 70-69-68Â„207 Alex Cejka 71-68-68Â„207 Dylan Meyer 70-67-70Â„207 Charles Howell III 70-67-70Â„207 Cameron Percy 69-68-70Â„207 Johnson Wagner 70-65-72Â„207 Billy Horschel 64-68-75Â„207 Blayne Barber 70-70-68Â„208 J.T. Poston 71-68-69Â„208 Derek Fathauer 69-68-71Â„208 Fabin Gmez 68-69-71Â„208 Adam Schenk 69-67-72Â„208 Seamus Power 66-70-72Â„208 Lanto GrifÂ“ n 68-72-69Â„209 Adam Hadwin 69-72-68Â„209 Patrick Rodgers 68-71-70Â„209 Corey Conners 69-70-70Â„209 Harold Varner III 73-65-71Â„209 Jonas Blixt 71-66-72Â„209 J.J. Spaun 63-73-73Â„209 Joaquin Niemann 68-67-74Â„209 Chris Stroud 71-69-70Â„210 James Hahn 69-70-71Â„210 Jamie Lovemark 68-70-72Â„210 Nick Watney 69-72-70Â„211 Martin Flores 72-68-71Â„211 David Lingmerth 68-71-72Â„211 Tom Lovelady 71-68-72Â„211 Gary Woodland 69-69-73Â„211 Jimmy Walker 74-67-71Â„212 Doug Ghim 73-68-71Â„212 Kevin Na 70-70-72Â„212 David Hearn 71-69-72Â„212 Dominic Bozzelli 70-70-73Â„213 Scott Brown 70-70-73Â„213 Doc Redman 70-69-74Â„213 Xinjun Zhang 71-70-73Â„214 Bill Haas 72-69-74Â„215 Kevin Tway 70-71-77Â„218LPGA TOURKPMG WOMENÂS PGA CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdayÂs leaders at Kemper Lakes GC, Kildeer, Ill. Purse: $3.65 million. Yardage: 6,741; Par: 72 (36-36)Third RoundSo Yeon Ryu 69-69-67Â„205 Brooke M. Henderson 67-71-70Â„208 Sung Hyun Park 66-72-71Â„209 Angel Yin 73-69-68Â„210 Bronte Law 72-70-69Â„211 In-Kyung Kim 73-70-69Â„212 Hyo Joo Kim 70-72-70Â„212 Dani Holmqvist 70-71-71Â„212 Carlota Ciganda 70-69-73Â„212 Shanshan Feng 74-72-67Â„213 Lindy Duncan 74-71-68Â„213 Sarah Jane Smith 73-72-68Â„213 Jin Young Ko 73-72-68Â„213 Lizette Salas 70-74-69Â„213 Amy Yang 70-74-69Â„213 Ryann OÂToole 73-71-69Â„213 Sei Young Kim 71-71-71Â„213 Jessica Korda 67-75-71Â„213 Ashleigh Buhai 72-70-71Â„213 Annie Park 71-69-73Â„213 Lydia Ko 74-66-73Â„213 Moriya Jutanugarn 68-72-73Â„213 Marina Alex 72-73-69Â„214 Amy Olson 69-74-71Â„214 Nasa Hataoka 69-72-73Â„214 Nelly Korda 74-73-68Â„215 Eun-Hee Ji 70-75-70Â„215 Mo Martin 71-73-71Â„215 Charley Hull 68-75-72Â„215 Jaye Marie Green 67-74-74Â„215 Stacy Lewis 70-76-70Â„216 Jacqui Concolino 70-73-73Â„216 Cristie Kerr 75-68-73Â„216 Sandra Gal 72-74-71Â„217 Minjee Lee 69-76-72Â„217 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 70-75-72Â„217 Lexi Thompson 72-73-72Â„217 Michelle Wie 71-74-72Â„217 Danielle Kang 73-69-75Â„217 Brittany Altomare 67-75-75Â„217 Angela Stanford 70-75-73Â„218 Ariya Jutanugarn 72-73-73Â„218 Maude-Aimee Leblanc 68-77-73Â„218 Mel Reid 71-74-73Â„218 Jane Park 73-72-73Â„218 Sandra Changkija 72-72-74Â„218 Mirim Lee 70-74-74Â„218 Robynn Ree 70-73-75Â„218 Hee Young Park 71-71-76Â„218 Wichanee Meechai 71-70-77Â„218 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras 72-75-72Â„219 Pernilla Lindberg 71-76-72Â„219 Georgia Hall 72-74-73Â„219 Jackie Stoelting 70-75-74Â„219 Chella Choi 71-74-74Â„219 Jeong Eun Lee 70-74-75Â„219 Brittany Lincicome 71-75-74Â„220 Karrie Webb 70-76-74Â„220 Sophia Popov 75-71-74Â„220 Gaby Lopez 71-74-75Â„220 Emma Talley 71-72-77Â„220 Caroline Masson 71-76-74Â„221 Cheyenne Woods 75-72-75Â„222 Paula Creamer 72-74-76Â„222 Cindy LaCrosse 72-73-77Â„222 Brittany Marchand 71-76-76Â„223 Sakura Yokomine 73-74-76Â„223 Perrine Delacour 74-73-77Â„224 Ayako Uehara 72-74-78Â„224 Aditi Ashok 70-73-81Â„224 Laetitia Beck 68-78-79Â„225 Lauren Kim 71-76-79Â„226 Alena Sharp 69-78-80Â„227UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATIONU.S. SENIOR OPENSaturdayÂs leaders at The Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs, Colo. Purse: $4 million. Yardage: 7,264; Par: 70 (3634) (a-denotes amateur) Third RoundJerry Kelly 66-69-71Â„206 David Toms 70-71-66Â„207 Kirk Triplett 74-66-68Â„208 Tim Petrovic 72-65-71Â„208 Brandt Jobe 70-73-66Â„209 Paul Goydos 72-67-70Â„209 Miguel Angel Jimenez 68-68-73Â„209 Kevin Sutherland 68-75-67Â„210 Paul Broadhurst 71-70-69Â„210 Davis Love III 71-68-71Â„210 Colin Montgomerie 71-73-67Â„211 Billy Andrade 71-71-69Â„211 Jay Haas 70-69-72Â„211 Philip Golding 72-67-73Â„212 Lee Janzen 69-75-69Â„213 Deane Pappas 68-71-74Â„213 Bernhard Langer 72-76-66Â„214 Marco Dawson 71-74-69Â„214 Doug Garwood 74-71-69Â„214 Joe Durant 71-73-70Â„214 Tom Pernice Jr. 73-71-70Â„214 Gene Sauers 73-71-70Â„214 Billy Mayfair 69-74-71Â„214 Rocco Mediate 68-74-72Â„214 Todd Bailey 76-66-72Â„214 Vijay Singh 72-74-69Â„215 Wes Short Jr. 74-70-71Â„215 Scott Verplank 74-70-71Â„215 Craig Bowden 72-73-71Â„216 Kenny Perry 71-74-71Â„216 Christopher Williams 73-72-71Â„216 Fred Couples 71-73-72Â„216 Scott Parel 69-73-74Â„216 a-Jeff Wilson 76-71-70Â„217 Ken Tanigawa 77-70-70Â„217 Larry Mize 73-73-71Â„217 Jeff Maggert 74-71-72Â„217 David McKenzie 70-74-73Â„217 a-Mike Finster 72-75-71Â„218 David Frost 71-76-71Â„218 Peter Fowler 73-73-72Â„218 Joey Sindelar 72-73-73Â„218 Scott Dunlap 73-71-74Â„218 Bob Estes 76-68-74Â„218 Bobb y Ga g e 75-73-71Â„219 John Cook 72-76-71Â„219 Carlos Franco 73-72-74Â„219 Stephen Ames 70-74-75Â„219 Todd Hamilton 76-72-72Â„220 Jerry Smith 73-73-74Â„220 Scott McCarron 72-74-74Â„220 Tom Werkmeister 74-71-75Â„220 Bill Breen 73-72-75Â„220 Grant Waite 74-71-76Â„221 Prayad Marksaeng 71-71-79Â„221 Duffy Waldorf 73-74-75Â„222 Jarmo Sandelin 73-73-76Â„222 a-Robby Funk 72-76-75Â„223 Andre Bossert 75-71-77Â„223 Mike Genovese 72-76-76Â„224Failed to Make the Cuta-Bob Harrington 73-76Â„149 Kent Jones 75-74Â„149 Glen Day 80-69Â„149 Olin Browne 74-75Â„149 Mark Calcavecchia 73-76Â„149 Mark OÂMeara 75-74Â„149 Jeff Sluman 74-75Â„149 Miguel Angel Martin 74-75Â„149 Corey Pavin 73-76Â„149 a-Frank Vana 73-76Â„149 Scott Hoch 78-71Â„149 Barry Lane 71-78Â„149 a-Robby McWilliams 73-76Â„149 Chris Johnson 74-76Â„150 Jeff Gallagher 77-73Â„150 Jaime Gomez 72-78Â„150 Jim Roy 74-76Â„150 Brian Mogg 74-76Â„150 Mark Walker 75-75Â„150 Doug Rohrbaugh 78-72Â„150 Tom Lehman 76-74Â„150 Steve Flesch 74-76Â„150 Tommy Stan kowski 73-77Â„150 a-Steve Sear 76-74Â„150 Matt Seitz 77-74Â„151 a-Tim Hogarth 70-81Â„151 Magnus Atlevi 77-74Â„151 a-Mike McCoy 75-76Â„151 Scott Pieri 79-72Â„151 Tim Bogue 75-76Â„151 Kendal Yonomoto 77-74Â„151 Brad Bryant 76-75Â„151 a-Sean Knapp 79-72Â„151 Todd McCorkle 78-73Â„151 Tom Kite 75-77Â„152 Clark Dennis 76-76Â„152 Woody Austin 72-80Â„152 Sonny Skinner 76-76Â„152 a-Peter DeTemple 77-76Â„153 Jim Schuman 80-73Â„153 Steve Blake 79-74Â„153 David Carr 77-76Â„153 Brian Cooper 76-77Â„153 John Sikes 77-76Â„153 Jacob Ferenz 76-77Â„153 Tim Hume 72-81Â„153 Fred Funk 78-75Â„153 Chris Kaufman 75-79Â„154 a-Jack Larkin 79-76Â„155 Guy Boros 77-78Â„155 Steve Larick 77-78Â„155 Mikael Hogberg 80-76Â„156 Bill Harvey 82-74Â„156 Esteban Toledo 81-75Â„156 Gary March 79-77Â„156 John Inman 80-77Â„157 Rodolfo Gonzalez 81-76Â„157 a-Tim Dunlavey 77-80Â„157 a-Daniel Owen 79-78Â„157 John Elliott 76-81Â„157 Jesper Parnevik 79-78Â„157 Stu Ingraham 77-80Â„157 Eric Egloff 82-75Â„157 Mike Mitchell 82-76Â„158 Ricky Touma 80-78Â„158 Scott McGihon 84-74Â„158 Jim McGovern 77-81Â„158 Bob Ford 80-78Â„158 Tsuyoshi Yoneyama 80-79Â„159 Chris Patton 81-78Â„159 Jon Petersen 80-79Â„159 Philip Jonas 80-79Â„159 a-Ned Zachar 78-81Â„159 a-Brian Ferris 79-80Â„159 a-Jack Hall 76-83Â„159 a-Paul Simson 82-78Â„160 Bob Gilder 80-80Â„160 Ian Doig 79-81Â„160 Brian Cairns 82-78Â„160 Jerry Slagle 80-81Â„161 a-Glenn Przybylski 81-80Â„161 Bruce Nakamura 79-82Â„161 John Smoltz 85-77Â„162 Don Bell 85-78Â„163 Gerry Norquist 81-83Â„164 Hale Irwin 79-85Â„164 a-Brad Wayment 82-82Â„164 a-James Camaione 87-78Â„165 Jamie Elliott 83-82Â„165 Roy Biancalana 82-84Â„166 Tim Conley 83-83Â„166 a-Wayne Merich 83-86Â„169 a-Dennis Martin 93-84Â„177 Stan Souza 88-90Â„178 Rick Todd 86-WDEUROPEAN TOURFRENCH OPENSaturdayÂs leaders at Le National Golf, Paris Purse: $7 million. Yardage: 7,247; Par: 71Third RoundMarcus Kinhult, Sweden 71-65-67Â„203 Chris Wood, England 70-68-67Â„205 Sergio Garcia, Spain 72-70-64Â„206 Jon Rahm, Spain 70-69-68Â„207 Julian Suri, United States 70-70-69Â„209 Justin Thomas, United States 70-70-69Â„209 Alex Noren, Sweden 73-72-65Â„210 Adrian Otaegui, Spain 74-70-66Â„210 Alexander Bjork, Sweden 73-69-68Â„210 Pedro Oriol, Spain 71-70-70Â„211 Shane Lowry, Ireland 70-75-67Â„212 Thomas Detry, Belgium 74-69-69Â„212 Jordan Smith, England 71-70-71Â„212 Tyrrell Hatton, England 74-67-71Â„212 Mikko Ilonen, Finland 72-69-71Â„212 Paul Dunne, Ireland 74-67-71Â„212 Matthew Fitzpatrick, England 71-69-72Â„212 Wade Ormsby, Australia 73-71-69Â„213 Dylan Frittelli, South Africa 71-71-71Â„213 Russell Knox, Scotland 71-70-72Â„213AlsoIan Poulter, England 72-74-68Â„214 Li Haotong, China 71-73-72Â„216WEB.COM TOURLINCOLN LAND CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdayÂs leaders at Panther Creek Country Club, SpringÂ“ eld, Ill. Purse: $550,000. Yardage: 7,228; Par: 71 (35-36)Third RoundKramer Hickok 66-63-65Â„194 Rhein Gibson 62-67-65Â„194 Ben Kohles 67-67-62Â„196 Wes Roach 67-65-64Â„196 Anders Albertson 66-66-64Â„196 Carlos Ortiz 62-66-68Â„196 Wyndham Clark 70-65-62Â„197 Adam Svensson 67-68-62Â„197 Cameron Champ 64-67-66Â„197 Jamie Arnold 64-66-67Â„197 Scott Langley 65-65-67Â„197 Rick Lamb 65-65-67Â„197 Joseph Bramlett 67-67-64Â„198 Willy Wilcox 69-64-65Â„198 Chase Wright 69-61-68Â„198 Adam Long 65-64-69Â„198 Brandon Crick 66-69-64Â„199 Kyoung-Hoon Lee 66-68-65Â„199 Michael Arnaud 68-67-64Â„199 Sam Burns 63-67-69Â„199 Michael Hebert 69-66-65Â„200 Rico Hoey 66-67-67Â„200 Sebastian Cappelen 66-67-67Â„200 Hank Lebioda 67-66-67Â„200 Kyle Reifers 64-69-67Â„200 Billy Kennerly 65-67-68Â„200 Josh Teater 64-67-69Â„200 Justin Lower 67-68-66Â„201 Nick Hardy 65-69-67Â„201 Scott Pinckney 69-66-66Â„201 Augusto Nez 63-71-67Â„201 Albin Choi 67-67-67Â„201 Doug Letson 67-69-65Â„201 Martin Trainer 67-69-65Â„201 Seth Reeves 70-66-65Â„201 Ryan Sullivan 68-68-65Â„201 Johnny Ruiz 70-66-65Â„201 Chris Thompson 66-70-65Â„201 Tag Ridings 67-68-67Â„202 Chip Lynn 69-66-67Â„202 Steven Alker 67-65-70Â„202 Conner Godsey 64-68-70Â„202 Kyle Jones 67-68-68Â„203 Bhavik Patel 70-65-68Â„203 Brad Brunner 68-67-68Â„203 Maverick McNealy 68-67-68Â„203 Conrad Shindler 66-68-69Â„203 Nelson Ledesma 69-65-69Â„203 Seth Fair 67-68-68Â„203 Bo Hoag 67-68-68Â„203 Brad HopÂ“ nger 68-67-68Â„203 Carlos Sainz Jr 65-71-67Â„203 Robby Shelton 69-66-69Â„204 Roberto Castro 65-69-70Â„204 Casey Wittenberg 68-65-71Â„204 Mark Anderson 65-68-71Â„204 Matt Harmon 65-71-68Â„204 Michael Weaver 70-66-68Â„204 Armando Favela 69-67-68Â„204 Mark Hubbard 66-69-70Â„205 Rafael Campos 65-70-70Â„205 Alex Kang 69-67-69Â„205 Sepp Straka 69-67-69Â„205 Eric Axley 67-69-69Â„205 Richard Hearden 67-69-69Â„205 Christian Brand 68-66-72Â„206 Vince Covello 68-67-71Â„206 Oscar Fraustro 67-69-70Â„206 Chris Smith 67-69-70Â„206 Ryan Brehm 69-67-70Â„206 Curtis Luck 69-65-73Â„207 Steve Marino 68-65-74Â„207 Daniel Mazziotta 68-68-71Â„207 Brian Davis 70-65-73Â„208 Tim Wilkinson 68-68-72Â„208 Luke Guthrie 65-71-73Â„209 SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 11 3 4 37 38 20 New York City FC 9 3 4 31 32 21 Columbus 8 5 6 30 24 19 New York Red Bulls 9 4 2 29 33 16 New England 7 4 6 27 30 25 Montreal 7 11 0 21 22 31 Philadelphia 6 7 3 21 20 21 Chicago 5 7 5 20 24 29 Orlando City 6 10 1 19 24 37 Toronto FC 4 8 3 15 24 29 D.C. United 2 7 4 10 21 27 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GASporting Kansas City 9 3 5 32 31 18 FC Dallas 9 2 5 32 25 17 Los Angeles FC 8 4 3 27 31 24 Portland 7 3 5 26 24 21 Real Salt Lake 7 8 2 23 21 32 Vancouver 6 6 5 23 26 34 Houston 6 6 3 21 31 24 Los Angeles Galaxy 6 7 2 20 22 23 Minnesota United 5 10 1 16 19 30 Seattle 3 9 3 12 13 21 Colorado 3 9 3 12 19 28 San Jose 2 9 5 11 25 32 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieFridayÂs GameFC Dallas 1, Minnesota United 0SaturdayÂs GamesPortland 3, Seattle 2 Atlanta United FC 4, Orlando City 0 Montreal 2, Sporting Kansas City 0 Columbus 2, Real Salt Lake 1 New England 3, D.C. United 2 New York City FC at Chicago, late Philadelphia at Los Angeles FC, late LA Galaxy at San Jose, lateTodayÂs GamesNew York at Toronto FC, 4:30 p.m. Colorado at Vancouver, 7 p.m.TuesdayÂs GameLos Angeles FC at Houston, 9 p.m.WednesdayÂs GamesToronto FC at Minnesota United, 7 p.m. Atlanta United FC at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Seattle at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. D.C. United at Los Angeles Galaxy, 10:30 p.m.Saturday, July 7Orlando City at Los Angeles FC, 4:30 p.m. Colorado at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Seattle at New England, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta United FC at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Toronto FC at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota United at Houston, 9 p.m. FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Chicago at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m. Columbus at LA Galaxy, 10:30 p.m. San Jose at Portland, 11 p.m.Sunday, July 8New York at New York City FC, 7 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENÂS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 11 1 3 36 31 13 Orlando 6 5 4 22 21 20 Seattle 5 3 5 20 14 12 Portland 5 4 5 20 20 19 Chicago 4 3 7 19 19 17 Utah 4 3 6 18 10 10 Houston 4 5 5 17 16 21 Washington 2 8 4 10 10 18 Sky Blue FC 0 9 3 3 9 20 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.June 27Houston 2, Orlando 1 Utah 0, Seattle 0 Portland 1, Sky Blue 1, tieSaturdayÂs GamesNorth Carolina 3, Orlando 0 Sky Blue at Utah, late Portland at Seattle, lateTodayÂs GameWashington at Chicago, 6 p.m.WednesdayÂs GameChicago at North Carolina, 7 p.m.Friday, July 6Utah at Portland, 11 p.m.2018 U.S. MENÂS TEAM RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Record: Won 2, Lost 0, Tied 3)Sunday, Jan. 28 United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 Â„ United States 1, Paraguay 0 Monday, May 28 Â„ United States 3, Bolivia 0 Saturday, June 2 Â„ Ireland 1, United States 1 Saturday, June 9 Â„ United States 1, France 1 Friday, Sept. 7 Â„ vs. Brazil at East Rutherford, N.J. (tentative) Tuesday, Sept. 11 Â„ vs. Mexico at Nashville, Tenn., 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 Â„ vs. England at London (tentative) Tuesday, Nov. 20 Â„ vs. Italy (tentative)FIFA WORLD CUPAll times Eastern SECOND ROUND Saturday At Kazan, RussiaFrance 4, Argentina 3At Sochi, RussiaUruguay 2, Portugal 1Today At MoscowSpain vs. Russia, 10 a.m.At Nizhny Novgorod, RussiaCroatia vs. Denmark, 2 p.m.Monday At Samara, RussiaBrazil vs. Mexico, 10 a.m.At Rostov-on-Don, RussiaBelgium vs. Japan, 2 p.m.Tuesday At St. Petersburg, RussiaSweden vs. Switzerland, 10 a.m.At MoscowColombia vs. England, 2 p.m.QUARTERFINALS Friday, July 6 At Nizhny Novgorod, RussiaFrance vs. Uruguay, 10 a.m.At Kazan, RussiaBrazil-Mexico winner vs. Belgium-Japan winner, 2 p.m.Saturday, July 7 At Samara, RussiaSweden-Switzerland winner vs. ColombiaEngland winner, 10 a.m.At Sochi, RussiaSpain-Russia winner vs. Croatia-Denmark winner, 2 p.m.AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPCHICAGOLAND OVERTONÂS 400 LINEUPAfter SaturdayÂs qualifying, race today, at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill. Lap length: 1.5 miles(Car number in parentheses)1. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 180.012 mph. 2. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 179.880. 3. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 179.748. 4. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 179.545. 5. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 179.491. 6. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 179.259. 7. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 179.093. 8. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 179.057. 9. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 178.826. 10. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 176.315. 11. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 178.761. 12. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 178.731. 13. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 178.489. 14. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 178.047. 15. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 177.754. 16. ( 18) K y le Busch To y ota 177.684. 17. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 177.288. 18. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 177.223. 19. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 177.061. 20. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 176.373. 21. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 176.557. 22. (43) Bubba Wallace Chevrolet, 176.378. 23. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 175.890. 24. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 175.827. 25. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 175.467. 26. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 174.306. 27. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 174.087. 28. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 174.020. 29. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 173.902. 30. (99) Kyle Weatherman, Chevrolet, 170.740. 31. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 170.412. 32. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 169.194. 33. (51) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 169.099. 34. (7) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 168.471. 35. (66) Timmy Hill, Toyota, 167.567. 36. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 0.000. 37. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 0.000. 38. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 0.000. 39. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 0.000.NASCAR XFINITYOVERTONÂS 300Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill. Lap length: 1.5 miles(Starting position in parentheses)1. (1) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 200 laps, 0 rating, 0 points. 2. (13) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 200, 0, 0. 3. (12) Cole Custer, Ford, 200, 0, 41. 4. (4) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 200, 0, 0. 5. (10) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 41. 6. (8) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 33. 7. (18) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 35. 8. (5) Paul Menard, Ford, 200, 0, 0. 9. (17) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 200, 0, 28. 10. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 0. 11. (6) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 200, 0, 32. 12. (11) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 199, 0, 42. 13. (23) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 24. 14. (3) Austin Cindric, Ford, 199, 0, 25. 15. (15) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 22. 16. (7) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 21. 17. (24) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 20. 18. (26) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 197, 0, 19. 19. (25) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 18. 20. (21) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 17. 21. (22) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 16. 22. (27) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 195, 0, 15. 23. (29) David Starr, Chevrolet, 194, 0, 14. 24. (32) Blake Jones, Chevrolet, 194, 0, 13. 25. (30) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 191, 0, 12. 26. (37) Brandon Hightower, Toyota, 190, 0, 11. 27. (40) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, 178, 0, 10. 28. (39) Scott Heckert, Chevrolet, electrical, 146, 0, 9. 29. (36) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, suspension, 134, 0, 8. 30. (19) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, accident, 130, 0, 7. 31. (33) Josh Williams, Chevrolet, brakes, 117, 0, 6. 32. (16) Ryan Reed, Ford, accident, 105, 0, 5. 33. (2) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, accident, 99, 0, 18. 34. (14) Jeb Burton, Chevrolet, accident, 99, 0, 3. 35. (35) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, fuelpump, 83, 0, 2. 36. (38) John Jackson, Dodge, suspension, 63, 0, 1. 37. (28) Timmy Hill, Toyota, suspension, 52, 0, 1. 38. (34) Chad Finchum, Chevrolet, engine, 23, 0, 1. 39. (31) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, fuelpump, 2, 0, 1. 40. (20) Kaz Grala, Ford, electrical, 1, 0, 1. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 134.756 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 13 minutes, 34 seconds. Margin of Victory: 8.030 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 21 laps. Lead Changes: 13 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: K.Larson 0; T.Reddick 1-11; D.Suarez 12-24; T.Reddick 25-48; K.Harvick 49-51; C.Bell 52-71; K.Larson 72-103; K.Harvick 104-116; C.Bell 117; C.Briscoe 118-119; K.Harvick 120-141; K.Larson 142-169; Br.Jones 170-180; K.Larson 181-200 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Larson, 4 times for 77 laps; K.Harvick, 3 times for 35 laps; T.Reddick, 2 times for 33 laps; C.Bell, 2 times for 19 laps; D.Suarez, 1 time for 12 laps; Br.Jones, 1 time for 10 laps; C.Briscoe, 1 time for 1 lap. Wins: J.Allgaier, 2; K.Larson, 2; C.Bell, 1; K.Harvick, 1; T.Reddick, 1. Top 10 in Series Points: 1. C.Custer, 541; 2. D.Hemric, 538; 3. E.Sadler, 537; 4. C.Bell, 523; 5. T.Reddick, 491; 6. J.Allgaier, 488; 7. Br.Jones, 463; 8. R.Truex, 430; 9. M.Tifft, 400; 10. A.Cindric, 372.NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCKOVERTONÂS 225Friday night at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill. Lap length: 1.50 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (6) Brett MofÂ“ tt, Toyota, 150 laps, 0 rating, 55 points. 2. (9) Ben Rhodes, Ford, 150, 0, 40. 3. (7) Johnny Sauter, Chevy, 150, 0, 44. 4. (1) Noah Gragson, Toyota, 150, 0, 52. 5. (16) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 150, 0, 0. 6. (10) Justin Haley, Chevy, 150, 0, 37. 7. (3) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevy, 150, 0, 0. 8. (13) Grant EnÂ“ nger, Ford, 150, 0, 30. 9. (14) Austin Hill, Chevy, 150, 0, 28. 10. (11) Myatt Snider, Ford, 149, 0, 27. 11. (8) Matt Crafton, Ford, 149, 0, 31. 12. (12) Cody Coughlin, Chevy, 149, 0, 28. 13. (15) Austin Wayne Self, Chevy, 149, 0, 24. 14. (19) Justin Fontaine, Chevy, 149, 0, 23. 15. (18) Bo Le Mastus, Toyota, 149, 0, 22. 16. (4) Todd Gilliland, Toyota, 148, 0, 27. 17. (26) Jordan Anderson, Chevy, 148, 0, 20. 18. (20) Korbin Forrister, Toyota, 148, 0, 19. 19. (5) Stewart Friesen, Chevy, 148, 0, 33. 20. (2) Dalton Sargeant, Chevy, 147, 0, 24. 21. (22) Josh Reaume, Chevy, 147, 0, 16. 22. (32) Wendell Chavous, Chevy, 146, 0, 15. 23. (21) Max Tullman, Chevy, 146, 0, 14. 24. (29) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Chevy, 138, 0, 13. 25. (30) Brian Kaltreider, Chevy, suspension, 98, 0, 12. 26. (17) Ross Chastain, Chevy, accident, 51, 0, 0. 27. (25) Bayley Currey, Chevy, fuelpump, 45, 0, 10. 28. (23) Joe Nemechek, Chevy, fuelpump, 29, 0, 9. 29. (27) JJ Yeley, Chevy, vibration, 22, 0, 0. 30. (24) Camden Murphy, Chevy, suspension, 11, 0, 7. 31. (31) Norm Benning, Chevy, garage, 2, 0, 6. 32. (28) Mike Harmon, Chevy, garage, 0, 0, 0.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Winner: 119.361 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 53 minutes, 7 seconds. Margin of Victory: 5.092 seconds. Caution Flags: 6 for 29 laps. Lead Changes: 17 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: N.Gragson 1; D.Sargeant 2-25; N.Gragson 26-34; Joh.Nemechek 35-37; N.Gragson 38; K.Forrister 39-40; N.Gragson 41-63; B.MofÂ“ tt 64; N.Gragson 65-72; J.Cobb 73; Joh.Nemechek 74-87; B.MofÂ“ tt 88-97; Joh.Nemechek 98-122; B.MofÂ“ tt 123-126; Joh.Nemechek 127-135; B.MofÂ“ tt 136; Joh. Nemechek 137-149; B.MofÂ“ tt 150 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): Joh.Nemechek, 5 times for 59 laps; N.Gragson, 5 times for 37 laps; D.Sargeant, 1 time for 23 laps; B.MofÂ“ tt, 5 times for 12 laps; K.Forrister, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Cobb, 1 time for 0 laps. Wins: J.Sauter, 4; B.MofÂ“ tt, 3; N.Gragson, 1; J.Haley, 1; Joh.Nemechek, 1. Top 10 in Points: 1. J.Sauter, 508; 2. N.Gragson, 443; 3. B.MofÂ“ tt, 423; 4. S.Friesen, 368; 5. G.EnÂ“ nger, 367; 6. J.Haley, 362; 7. M.Crafton, 356; 8. B.Rhodes, 349; 9. M.Snider, 307; 10. C.Coughlin, 290.FORMULA ONEAUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX LINEUPAfter SaturdayÂs qualifying, race today, at Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria Lap length: 2.68 miles 1. Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes, 1:03.130. 2. Lewis Hamilton, Britain, Mercedes, 1:03.149. 3. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Ferrari, 1:03.464. 4. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 1:03.660. 5. Max Verstappen, Netherlands, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 1:03.840. 6. Romain Grosjean, France, Haas Ferrari, 1:03.892. 7. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 1:03.996. 8. Kevin Magnussen, Denmark, Haas Ferrari, 1:04.051. 9. Carlos Sainz, Spain, Renault, 1:04.725. 10. Nico Hulkenberg, Germany, Renault, 1:05.019. 11. Esteban Ocon, France, Force India Mercedes, 1:04.845. 12. Pierre Gasly, France, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 1:04.874. 13. Fernando Alonso, Spain, McLaren Renault, 1:05.058. 14. Lance Stroll Canada Williams Mercedes 1:05.286. 15. Stoffel Vandoorne, Belgium, McLaren Renault, 1:05.271. 16. Sergio Perez, Mexico, Force India Mercedes, 1:05.279. 17. Sergey Sirotkin, Russia, Williams Mercedes, 1:05.322. 18. Charles Leclerc, Monaco, Sauber Ferrari, 1:04.979. 19. Brendon Hartley, New Zealand, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 1:05.366. 20. Marcus Ericsson, Sweden, Sauber Ferrari, 1:05.479. Leclerc penalized Â“ ve places for an unscheduled gearbox change.PRO BASKETBALLWNBAAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Washington 10 6 .625 Â„ Connecticut 9 6 .600 Atlanta 7 8 .467 2 Chicago 6 9 .400 3 New York 4 11 .267 5 Indiana 1 15 .063 9WESTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GB Phoenix 13 5 .722 Â„ Los Angeles 11 5 .688 1 Seattle 11 5 .688 1 Minnesota 9 6 .600 2 Dallas 7 7 .500 4 Las Vegas 6 11 .353 6FridayÂs GamesPhoenix 95, Indiana 77 Chicago 103, New York 99 Minnesota 85, Atlanta 74 Las Vegas 94, Los Angeles 78SaturdayÂs GamePhoenix 84, Washington 74TodayÂs GamesMinnesota at Dallas, 4 p.m. Las Vegas at Los Angeles, 5 p.m. Atlanta at Indiana, 5 p.m. New York at Chicago, 6 p.m. Connecticut at Seattle, 7 p.m.MondayÂs GamesNone scheduledTENNISATP WORLD TOUR/WTA TOURNATURE VALLEY INTERNATIONALSaturday at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England Purse: ATP, $765,340 (WT250); WTA, $852,560 (Premier); Surface: Grass-OutdoorMenÂs Singles ChampionshipMischa Zverev, Germany, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-4.WomenÂs Singles ChampionshipCaroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, def. Aryna Sabalenka, Belarus, 7-5, 7-6 (5).mWomenÂs Doubles ChampionshipGabriela Dab rowski, Canada, and Xu Yifan (4), China, def. Irina-Camelia Begu and Mihaela Buzarnescu, Romania, 6-3, 7-5.ATP WORLD TOURTURKISH AIRLINES OPENSaturday at Antalya Tennis Arena, Antalya, Turkey Purse: $493,350 (WT250). Surface: Grass-OutdoorMenÂs Singles ChampionshipDamir Dzumhur (2), Bosnia-Herzegovina, def. Adrian Mannarino (1), France, 6-1, 1-6, 6-1.PRO FOOTBALLCANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUEAll times Eastern EAST DIVISION W L T PTS PF PA Hamilton 2 1 0 4 83 66 Ottawa 1 1 0 2 54 41 Montreal 0 2 0 0 20 78 Toronto 0 2 0 0 26 68 WEST DIVISION W L T PTS PF PA Calgary 3 0 0 6 93 35 Edmonton 2 1 0 4 95 90 B.C. 1 1 0 2 44 51 Saskatchewan 1 1 0 2 44 59 Winnipeg 1 2 0 2 103 74June 28Calgary 24, Ottawa 14FridayÂs GamesHamilton 31, Winnipeg 17 Edmonton 41, BC 22SaturdayÂs GameMontreal at Saskatchewan, lateThursdayÂs GameHamilton at Saskatchewan, 9 p.m.Friday, July 6Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, July 7Edmonton at Toronto, 5:30 p.m. BC at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m.COLLEGE BASEBALLDIVISION I COLLEGE WORLD SERIESAt TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, Omaha, Neb. All times EasternCHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-3)June 25: Arkansas vs. Oregon State, ppd. June 26: Arkansas 4, Oregon State 1 June 27: Oregon State 5, Arkansas 3 June 28: Oregon State 5, Arkansas 0, Oregon St. wins national championshipBOXINGSCHEDULEJune 30At Chesapeake Arena, Oklahoma City, (ESPN), Gilberto Ramirez vs. Roamer Alexis Angulo, 12, for RamirezÂs WBO super middleweight title; Alex Saucedo vs. Lenny Zappavigna, 10, junior welterweights.July 7At Astana, Kazakhstan, Beibut Shumenov vs. Hizni Altunkaya, 12, for the vacant WBA cruiserweight title. At Save Mart Arena, Fresno, Calif. (ESPN), Jose Ramirez vs. Danny OÂConnor, 12, for RamirezÂs WBC junior welterweight title; Egidijus Kavaliauskas vs. Juan Carlos Abreu, 10, weltereweights; Andy Vences vs. Frank De Alba, 10, junior lightweights; Andy Ruiz vs. Kevin Johnson, 10, heavyweights.July 13At Kobe, Japan, Ryuya Yamanaka vs. Vic Saludar, 12, for YamanakaÂs WBO strawweight title; Reiya Konishi vs. Orlie Silvestre, 12, for the WBO Asia PaciÂ“ c junior Â” yweight title. At Los Angeles (ESPN), Joet Gonzalez vs. Rafael Rivera, 10, featherweights.July 14At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Lucas Matthysse vs. Manny Pacquiao, 12, for MatthysseÂs WBA World welterweight title; Moruti Mthalane vs. Muhammad Waseem, 12, for the vacant IBF Â” yweight title; Carlos Canizales vs. Bin Lu, 12, for CanizalesÂ WBA junior Â” yweight title; Jhack Tepora vs. Edivaldo Ortega, 12, featherweights; Muhammad Farkhan vs. Abdallah Paziwapazi, 10, light heavyweights. At Offenburg, Germany; Tyron Zeuge vs. Rocky Fielding, 12, for ZeugeÂs WBA super middleweight title At London, George G roves vs. Callum Smith, 12, for G rovesÂ WBA super middleweight title (World Boxing Super Series Â“ nal). At Lakefront Arena, New Orleans (ESPN), Regis Prograis vs. Juan Jose Velasco, 12, for PrograisÂ WBC interim junior welterweight title; TeoÂ“ mo Lopez vs. William Silva, 10, lightweights.July 20At WinnaVegas Casino (SHO), Sloan, Iowa, Jaron Ennis vs. Armando Alvarez, 10, welterweights.July 21At Moscow, Oleksandr Usyk vs. Murat Gassiev, 12, for undisputed cruiserweight title (World Boxing Su p er Series Â“ nal).
Page 6 SP www.yoursun.com Sunday, July 1, 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 ÂtreatmentÂŽ 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. 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A two-time champion at the All England Club, heÂs not really considered a serious title contender Â„ by himself or by anyone else, for that matter. He is not as prepared as usual as the grass-court Grand Slam tournamentÂs Monday start approaches, having played a total of three matches all year after recently returning from hip surgery. He is not seeded, because his ranking is outside the top 150. Murray is, however, thrilled to be playing, provided nothing crops up before heÂs scheduled to face Benoit Paire of France in the first round Tuesday. ÂI always want to be here competing. It feels a little bit odd coming into the tournament this year,ÂŽ Murray said Saturday after practicing at the All England Club. ÂNormally, like, at this stage, I feel really nervous, lots of pressure, and I expect a lot of myself around this time of year. IÂve always loved that and enjoyed that in a way. It has been difficult, but enjoyed it. Whereas this year, it feels very, very different.ÂŽ The first British man in 77 years to win a Wimbledon singles title when he did so in 2013, before adding another in 2016, Murray lost in the quarterfinals in 2017 to Sam Querrey, clearly hampered by his hip. Murray wound up not playing another match last season, then had his operation in January. Nearly 12 full months had passed by the time he ventured back into competition at the QueenÂs Club grass-court event less than two weeks ago. Still with a hitch in his gait, Murray played more than 2 hours before losing to Nick Kyrgios in three sets. This week, again on grass, Murray beat fellow three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka, before losing to countryman Kyle Edmund. ÂIÂm pumped obviously because, I mean, four or five weeks ago, I didnÂt know whether IÂd be capable of competing at a level IÂd be happy with. I think the last couple of weeks has been beneficial,ÂŽ said Murray, a two-time Olympic singles gold medalist whose first Grand Slam championship came at the 2012 U.S. Open. ÂI donÂt think I played amazing in the matches, but I think IÂve done well, considering the opponents.ÂŽ Now comes Paire, a former member of the top 20 who is currently ranked 48th. Murray has won both of their two previous matchups, including in the fourth round at Wimbledon a year ago. ÂHeÂs a tricky guy to play against, because of his style,ÂŽ Murray said. ÂHe does hit a lot of drop shots, he serve-volleys. HeÂs unorthodox with his shot selection and stuff. He can be quite up and down, too, at times.ÂŽTENNIS: WimbledonSo much is di erent for Andy Murray this timeAP PHOTOAndy Murray practices ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday. By PAN PYLASAssociated PressKAZAN, Russia Â„ What Lionel Messi has never done, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe did twice. The quick-footed French teenager scored two goals in a five-minute span of the second half to help his team rally for a 4-3 victory over Argentina. SaturdayÂs victory gave France a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. Messi, who turned 31 during his fourth and possibly final World Cup, set up a pair of goals but again failed to score in a knockout match at the biggest event in soccer. Mbappe got his two in his first attempt. ÂOf course, as IÂve already and always said, in the World Cup you have all the top level players so it is an opportunity to show what you can do and what your abilities are,ÂŽ said Mbappe, who now has three goals in Russia. ÂThere is no better place than a World Cup.ÂŽ Mbappe was a constant threat to ArgentinaÂs creaking defense with his speed and skill and was at the heart of FranceÂs often-breathtaking display, particularly in the middle of the second half. He became the second teenager to score multiple goals in a knockout match at the World Cup. Pele was the other, doing it twice at 17 at the 1958 tournament in Sweden. ÂIt is flattering to be the second one after Pele but letÂs put things in context. Pele is another category,ÂŽ Mbappe said. ÂBut itÂs good to be among the players to score in knockout matches.ÂŽ With the score 2-2, Mbappe got his first goal with a cool finish from a tight angle in the 64th minute, his low shot going under Argentina goalkeeper Franco Armani. Four minutes later, he slotted past Armani again after he was put through on goal by a deft pass from Oliver Giroud. Mbappe also helped France to its first goal. Following a sustained period of early pressure, he won a penalty after a 40-meter burst of speed that ended with him being brought down by Marcos Rojo. Antoine Griezmann then scored from the spot in the 13th minute, sending Armani the wrong way. ÂOur team is much younger, but we are there. We answered the call,ÂŽ France coach Didier Deschamps said. ÂIt was not easy because we were leading and then there was an equalizer. Then they led 2-1, but we kept fighting. There is an excellent mentality in this group and we did everything to go further. We couldnÂt miss it and we did win it.ÂŽ Mbappe was born a few months after France won the 1998 World Cup at home, its only title at the tournament. Deschamps was the captain of that team and Zinedine Zidane scored two goals in the final. ÂPeople remember more the World Cup victory than the year I was born,ÂŽ Mbappe said. ÂIt is normal (because) it was the time we were World Cup winners, so that is obviously what they remember.ÂŽ France will next face Uruguay in the quarterfinals on Friday in Nizhny Novgorod. Blaise Matuidi will miss the match after receiving a second yellow card of the tournament.WORLD CUP: France 4, Argentina 3Mbappe, France beat ArgentinaBy ANGELA CHARLTONAssociated PressMOSCOW Â„ MoscowÂs beer kegs are emptying fast and demand for Vladimir Putin T-shirts is overwhelming St. Petersburg street vendors as the World Cup sends business surging across the 11 Russian cities hosting soccerÂs biggest show. The Russian president was counting on just such a boost after U.S. and European sanctions and low oil prices sank the country into recession, and after RussiaÂs government spent 800 billion rubles ($12.7 billion) to ready for the World Cup. But experts warn the boon wonÂt last long without deeper change to the oil-reliant, corruption-tainted Russian economy. Among the big winners: freelance taxi drivers, dating apps and bars where fans gather to watch matches or celebrate their teamsÂ victory. ÂWe are so far off the chart on this, we order as much beer in one night as we would order in a month,ÂŽ said Doug Steele, owner of PapaÂs Bar & Grill on Nikolskaya Street just off Red Square. He dragged a keg on a dolly as he talked, too busy to stop. This neighborhood has become the place to party since the World Cup opened June 14. The blocklong GUM shopping mall that faces the Kremlin has seen traffic climb 80 percent compared to the same period last year, according to its manager, Teymuraz Guguberidze. ÂThe effect is much higher than our expectation,ÂŽ he said. ÂIt makes us very happy.ÂŽ The lift has reached retailers far beyond the Russian capital, helping other host cities far off the tourist path. The lowest-profile of the bunch, Saransk, spent hundreds of millions of dollars to build a stadium, high-rises and transport to accommodate tens of thousands of visitors who descended in recent weeks. Proud residents rented out their apartments and kept businesses open extra late to host fans after night games. High demand at restaurants so frequently caused shortages that patrons had to make a list of menu items they liked before ordering. Mexican fans revved up business in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg, overwhelming vendors at a sports store as they bought up any available souvenirs.WORLD CUPFans rev up revenues for sanctions-hobbled Russia hounded by two or three Uruguayan defenders. It was Cavani who instead took the spotlight. He combined with Luis Suarez to compete a series of precision passes to give Uruguay the early advantage with a header in the seventh minute. And after Portugal equalized on PepeÂs header in the 55th minute, it was Cavani again finishing a perfect Uruguay counter in the 62nd with a shot from just inside the penalty area that caught Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio slightly out of position and curled inside the far post. ÂThe truth is, it was really exciting,ÂŽ Cavani said. ÂThere arenÂt words to describe this.ÂŽ Cavani now has three goals at the World Cup, but limped off in the 70th minute with an apparent injury and had to be replaced. He was helped to the sideline with his arm around RonaldoÂs back. Uruguay, a two-time champion that reached the semifinals at the 2010 World Cup, will next face France on Friday in Nizhny Novgorod.URUGUAYFrom Page 1 Former England captain John Terry caused a flap during SparksÂ call of the PortugalMorocco game when he posted a video of a TV screen to Instagram and added the words: ÂHaving to watch this game with no volume.ÂŽ Terry deleted the post and wrote he meant there was no audio in his house when he returned from the Maldives. No matter the interpretation, it is clear women have had a difficult path gaining roles in sports broadcasts beyond studio hosts and sideline reporters. Play-by-play and color jobs remain nearly universally the domain of men. ÂWomen traditionally have kind of been accepted into their hosting role, whether or not they were the strongest candidate, because for a long period of time there was just simply the idea that it was enough to look good on television. It didnÂt necessarily imply somebody being an expert,ÂŽ said Kate Abdo, FoxÂs start-ofthe-day studio show anchor in Red Square. ÂFor women to break into that domain, which traditionally has been very, very male, has been more difficult.ÂŽ Wagner, a national team midfielder from 1998-2008, was a game analyst for Fox at the 2015 WomenÂs World Cup and called 10 of FoxÂs 48 group-stage telecasts this year from the networkÂs Los Angeles studios, paired with Scottish broadcaster Derek Rae. ÂIt wasnÂt that I set out to end up calling a menÂs World Cup match, but my path has led me here now and IÂll be extremely proud doing it,ÂŽ Wagner said. ÂHopefully I can prove itÂs about my effort and my work and my passion and my commitment and my love for the game that comes through when I call the match as opposed to it having anything to do with being the first female.ÂŽHISTORYFrom Page 1
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