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Charlotte sun herald
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Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
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Vol. 103, no. 225 (Aug. 13, 1995)-
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Having seen its population double in each decade of the 1970s, 80s and 90s, Charlotte County isnt new to exponential growth. This time, however, a combination of political, economic and demographic factors seem to have reached a critical mass, according to some leaders and building experts in the Charlotte/North Port region. Now, developers are restarting longstalled projects, and builders are racing to complete more than 1,000 residential units per year in Charlotte: Its literally going gangbusters,Ž said Brian Gleason, spokesperson for the county. He cites a growing list of real estate projects coming up for approvals on County Commission and Planning and Zoning Board agendas. They include South Gulf Cove, Murdock Village, Tuckers Point, Babcock Ranch and a new rural community planned near the Lee County line by the Harper McNew real estate company. In North Port, the increasingly massive West Villages community is setting a pace that will be bolstered by next years completion of a spring training stadium for the Atlanta Braves. City merchants are coming in and positioning themselves for whats to come. The regions larger current numbers, though, are in Charlotte, where of“cials cite a myriad of new businesses, from Wawa gas stations to the By GREG MARTINSUN CORRESPONDENT Floridas Final Frontier: Murdock Village property area in northern Charlotte County near Toledo Blade Boulevard and Como Waterway. Today, it looks like a wide open frontier. But this is among the expected boom spots in the region as more developers, homeowners and businesses ock to one of the nal undiscovered coastal areas on the Peninsula. THE BOTTOM LINEAfter cultivating his piece of paradise well over a century ago, American icon and inventor Thomas Edison said, theres only on e Southwest Florida and 90 million people are going to find it out. That now may come true. Long overlooked as other parts of the Peninsula near and far exploded, it might be Charlotte Countys and North Ports turn. Hidden away between Tampa Bay and Miami and nestled between Sarasota and Fort Myers, the area has remain ed one of the few relatively undiscovered coastal spots, somewhat evidenced by currently serving as the states last place to have I-75 widened to si x lanes. But thats quickly changing as Floridas Final Frontier launches into a development boom. The Sun is taking a look at how fast were growing, and how were set to manage the changes that are sure to come. This is the first of a series thats scheduled to resume Friday. SUN PHOTOS BY TOM ONEILLCharlotte County Planning and Zoning Ocial Shaun Cullinan points out rapid growth areas in Charlotte County. BOOM | 4First in a seriesŽ In the race for State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit, the areas conviction rate has taken center stage as one of the most contested topics. On one hand, candidate Chris Crowley claims the circuit, which includes Charlotte County, has a conviction rate of just 39 percent. Meanwhile, his opponent, Amira Fox, points to an 88.1 percent guilty adjudication rate in felony cases. Conviction rates are not calculated by the Of“ce of the State Courts Administrator (OSCA), the State Attorneys Of“ce, or Clerks of Court in any county in the circuit. Crowley had a former employee of the State Attorneys Of“ce calculate the rate he believes is accurate through OSCA reports and public record requests to each county clerk. For “scal year 2015-2016, prosecutors in the circuit “led 8,135 felony cases and 37,987 misdemeanor cases, for a total of 46,122. In the same year, 6,485 felonies ended in a guilty disposition, while 11,540 misdemeanors ended in a guilty disposition, for a total of 18,025. By dividing the guilty dispositions by the total “lings, Crowley comes up with the conviction rateŽ of 39 percent. According to State Attorney Stephen Russell, who is retiring, there are a number of pitfalls with that method. First of all, the cases “led in one year arent the same cases being Whats the local conviction rate?By ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITER RATE | 2State Attorney candidates disagree on numbers CROWLEY FOXInstead of renting chairs on Englewood Beach, Mark Timchula spent Saturday on a street corner in Sarasota “ghting for clean water and his livelihood. Known as The Beach Guy, Timchula, is generally busy in the sunny summer months. Its when tourists come from places like Germany and Michigan to Englewood, and rent beach accessories from him. With red tide persisting since November, Timchula said he has seen far fewer people on Englewood Beach because they quickly develop problems breathing, or their children are leaving with blotchy rashes. The water isnt clean and people cant breathe,Ž Timchula said while holding a We want our beach backŽ sign on the sidewalk in front of Robarts Arena during the GOP rally and straw poll in Sarasota Saturday. Timchulas partner Susan Bledsoe not only had a message for the politicians, but also for residents who live near Sarasota beaches or are associated with the tourism, restaurants, entertainment and other outdoor businesses.We want our beach backBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR BEACH | 8Red tide prompts local residents to protest GOP rally SUN PHOTO BY ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHGov. Rick Scott, right, receives a pie from Yoders in Sarasota at the close of a candidate rally and straw poll event Saturday at Robarts Arena.CALL US AT941-206-1000CHARLOTTE SUN Pulitzer Prize winner2 0 1 6 AN EDITION OF THE SUNVOL. 126 | NO. 210AMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY Couple of thunderstormsHigh 89 Low 76$3.00 www.yoursun.comTodays weather: Sunday, July 29, 2018 CELEBRATING 125 YEARS OF THE PUNTA GORDA HERALD INSIDE TODAY 705252000753Sunday Edition $3.00THE SUN: Obituaries ...............5 Police Beat ..............5 Viewpoint ............6-7 State .....................12OUR TOWN: Calendar ..................3 Local Sports ..........12 NEWS WIRE: Comics/Puzzles .........5-7 Nation ...................2,8 Weather ...................2 World .......................3 SPORTS: Lotto .......................2 Sports on TV ............2 Jobs ......................1-4Classifieds ............5-9FLORIDACOAST JOBS: www.yoursun.comFIND US ONLINE CHARLIE SAYS ...Building down my pond, I see ƒ INSIDE Pu n ta Go r d a „ I n T r opica l Southwes t Flo r id a a seap ort o n t he Famous C ha r lot te H a r b o r „ a To wn t hat i s Kn o w n f o r i t s Nat ur al A t t r a cti o ns a nd the H o s p i ta lit y o f a Co sm op o l i ta n Citi z ens hi pS unda y July 29 2 01 8 C ELEBRATING 125 YE A RS OF OR DAl aTropi cal S o u t h wes t Flor ida,aS eaport oa the F a mo us Char l ott e H a r bo r a T ow nth a ti s Kn o wn fori t sNa tu ral At tr actio ns and t h e Ho s pi t a l i ty ofaC osmopol i t an Cit izen shi p PU NT AGOR DA,F L OR IDA,THU R SD AY,JANUA RY7 ,19155c ACOP Y;$1 .5 0A Y ERO AD MONE YSTiiEALL I E S A P P E AR TO B E M AK IN GSOM EGWIT H THE T I LLERSOFTHESOILByMr s .K.S .L aws on me nt so fIn t erestFun ds oftheP un t aGor daSp ecialDi s t r i c t Se c r e t a ryA B .T u ck ero ft heBoar dofB on dT r u stees of the P unt aGo rdaS pec ial I ioad and Di s t rict f urn i sh e s th ef o la tion r e l a t iv e itasFre n c h Advanc i ng in Upsac e R u s s ia nsR o utTN ewso f t he War inBLo ndo n ,E ng l a n d.Twin g ofth eFr e n ch ar th a nt h i rt ym il esfr oR h in e ,ho ld i ng theAf Stei n ba c h andaft ebee na This p hot o s how s th e bait h o u s e a t t h e Mu n i c i pa l Tr a il e r Par k in Pu n t a Go rda. 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Page 2 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 closed that year, so its not apples to apples. Plus, the misdemeanor cases, which make up the volume of cases throughout the circuit, are the ones least likely to end in a guilty adjudication. Many are criminal traf“c cases, which are typically consolidated if an offender has multiple tickets. Each ticket opens up a different “ling,Ž Russell said. You could get six traf“c tickets on one event. Most of our clerks of“ces consolidate them, so six becomes one.Ž Russell said nearly 15 percent of all cases, misdemeanor or felony, are ones the of“ce wont “le on, because theres not evidence to support a crime. The of“cer may have had probable cause, but we have a higher legal standard,Ž he said. The biggest thing Crowley ignores, he said, is diversion and specialty court programs, which are used in many misdemeanor and some felony cases. Lets say theyre 19 years old, they went down to the beach, got drunk, and stole a chair,Ž he said. If its over $300, thats a felony.Ž In those cases, the prosecutors would put the individual into a diversion program where they would be required to admit guilt, perhaps attend counseling or do community service, and the charge would be dropped. Additionally, judges may withhold adjudication even when an individual pleads guilty. Those arent dumped,Ž Russell said. Theyre successful prosecutions from our perspective for that type of case.Ž For drug court and mental health court, its an extensive two-year program where individuals receive treatment and are drug tested every week. When theyre done, if they are successful, we nolle pross the case,Ž Russell said. It drops the conviction rate if they are successful.Ž But Crowley claims hes heard of repeat violent offenders getting into those diversion programs. Im concerned about violent repeat offenders getting into alternative sentencing, but Im not against those courts,Ž he said. He also said the of“ce drops too many cases outright, which he calls pick and choose “ling.Ž If prosecutors worked more closely with law enforcement, teaching them to make better arrests, they would have better outcomes and fewer dropped cases, he said. According to the Charlotte County Clerk of Court, 4,251 of all 2017 charges were dropped or abandoned as of February 2018, while another 1,461 were nolle prossed. Together, thats 44 percent of all charges for the year. However, the circumstances of individual cases are unclear. Russell and his choice for State Attorney, Amira Fox, rely on the number of felony guilty adjudications for the most recent “scal year. According to the OSCA report for “scal year 2016-2017, the 20th Judicial Circuit had 7,586 felony “lings and 7,590 dispositions, excluding cases which were transferred, consolidated, etc. Dividing the guilty dispositions by the total dispositions yields the 88.1 percent, placing the circuit slightly below the statewide average of 89.6 percent. Russell said its a number he looks at but takes with a grain of salt, as each circuit tends to go up or down a few points every year and some calculate their data slightly differently. What I want to do is if you come to me with a particular case, I want to be in a position to pull up our “les or records, understand what happened to it, and is there a reason why it was handled that way,Ž he said. Every case is different. I am most concerned with, are we doing the right thing in each case based on the law and evidence?Ž The OSCA report states the guilty disposition rates are not intended as a measure of ef“ciency of the judiciary, state attorneys, or public defenders.Ž Ed Brodsky, State Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit, which includes Sarasota, De Soto, and Manatee counties, also took a look at the numbers for the 20th Judicial Circuit at the request of the Sun and said there was nothing that seemed concerning to him. He noted the 88.1 percent guilty disposition rate and the fact the circuit is disposing of approximately the same number of cases being “led each year, which speaks to its ef“ciency. Theres a variety of factors that go into all these decisions, but from the review that I see based on the cases theyve received, the cases theyre disposing, and their guilty dispositions, theyre operating at a very high level,Ž he said. Brodsky also stated that convictions dont tell the entire story, especially at a time when the criminal justice system is under reform. Today, the mindsets not only about locking up offenders,Ž he said. Were doing everything we can to rehabilitate and reform, because we know a majority are going to come back and live and work in our community. (...) Theres a place to incarcerate the right type of offender, but theres also a place for identifying those that deserve a second chance.ŽEmail: RATEFROM PAGE 1 2017 CHARLOTTE CLERK OF COURT CHARGESCharges: 13,408 Acquitted: 15 0.11% Adjudication withheld (driving while license suspended cases) 100 0.74% Adjudicated delinquent 43 0.32% Adjudicated guilty 3,929 29.3% Adjudication withheld 709 5.30% Administratively dismissed 2 0.0% Change of venue 49 0.37% Dismissed 16 0.12% Dropped/abandoned (no file) 4,251 32.0% Mentally/physically unable to stand trial 12 0.0% Nolle Prosequi 1,461 11.0% Pre-trial diversion 579 4.32% Transferred to another court 199 1.50% Waived to adult court 2 0.0% Open 2,040 15.2% „ Source: Charlotte County Clerk of Court, Sun calculations BY COMPARISON 12TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FISCAL YEAR 2016 2017 NUMBERSFELONY Filings: 6,086 Dispositions: 6,373 Dispositions (excluding transfer/other): 5,954 Guilty dispositions: 5,489 Guilty/filing Guilty/disposed Guilty/disposed (excluding transfer/others)90.2% 86.1% 92.2% MISDEMEANOR Filings: 17,663 Dispositions: 9,432 Dispositions (excluding transfer/other): 6,501 Guilty dispositions: 5,907 Guilty/filing Guilty/disposed Guilty/disposed (excluding transfer/others)33.5% 62.6% 90.9% TOTAL Filings: 23,749 Dispositions: 15,805 Dispositions (excluding transfer/other): 12,455 Guilty dispositions: 11,396 Guilty/filing Guilty/disposed Guilty/disposed (excluding transfer/others)48.0% 72.1% 91.5%„ Source: Office of the State Courts Administrator, Sun calculationsCANDIDATES CONVICTION RATE CALCULATIONFor more on numbers shared by Chris Crowley, visit: state-attorney-office-facts-39-percent-conviction-rate-and-bottom-30percent-overall/ SUBSCRIPTIONS Home Delivery Rates: Newspaper designated market: City ZoneCarrier home delivered 7 days. 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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 countys “rst Harbor Freight tool store. Other projects include The Springs at Charlotte Commons apartment complex at Veterans Boulevard and Kings Highway, Waterford Estates off Airport and Taylor roads in Punta Gorda and the proposed Lost Lagoon water park, also in Murdock. Its skyrocketing,Ž according to Shaun Cullinan, county planning and zoning of“cial. Cullinan pointed to building permit statistics. They show the number of single family home permits have almost quadrupled in the past “ve years. The month of Mays 167 set a Charlotte record for the past “ve years, easily topping the previous high of 138 in March and Aprils 122 and continuing a record streak of “ve straight months of triple-digits. Consider 2013 ended with 28 that December. The valuation of that new construction has more than doubled as well, from $111 million worth of homes in the 2013-14 “scal year to $257 million in the 201617, according to another set of statistics from County Building Of“cial Ben Bailey. Oh yeah, were seeing crazy growth,Ž con“rms Nick White, a sales associate for HD Custom Homes. His “rm is building upscale homes on sailboat canals in South Gulf Cove. Development within this subdivision had plodded along slowly since it was started in the 1980s. Now, its one of the countys hot spots,Ž according to Cullinan. Its a huge increase,Ž White said. Weve built over 800 houses in the past few years. Were now seeing the cost of materials, the cost of labor rising.Ž One factor in the growth rate increase is a change in attitude among county development regulators, Cullinan said. I think its just been a culture change from the top down,Ž he said. We went from: What you cant do to what you can.Ž How long the boom will last is anyones guess. Whats certain, however, as that Charlotte County, Punta Gorda, Englewood and North Port will be grappling with an age-old urban challenge: How to best manage growth so the priceless assets that made this area so attractive are preserved, if not augmented, for future generations.Different approachesSharing on some of the 858 square miles of turf, Punta Gorda and Charlotte County leaders seem to be taking two different approaches so far. In the city, a public debate erupted in April after a City Council member suggested, hypothetically, that building height limits be raised from 50 to 84 feet. In response to a public outcry, the City Council decided to hire a consultant to update its 2005 Citizens Master Plan. That plan had established a vision for citys redevelopment after Hurricane Charley. It had emphasized preserving the historical charm of downtown and it connecting to residential areas via public pathways through waterfront parks. A revision may now offer the city a chance to rewrite its downtown zoning codes so that developers will have incentives, in the form of taller building limits, to help the community create public gathering spaces in determining setbackŽ areas, according to Mitchell Austin, chief city planner, AICP (American Institute of Certi“ed Planners) and an accredited adherent to the Charter of the New Urbanism, which is a University of Miami institute. So, the objective should be looking at how building heights affect the public life on the ground,Ž he said, and how that (development) bene“ts the public. We can consider health, safety and welfare, and use those tools to protect the public.Ž Several Charlotte County commissioners, meanwhile, are taking a more laissez-faire approach. In recent interviews, several expressed con“dence in a series of strategic plans the county has relied on for years to manage growth. The plans, which are updated regularly, identify several billion dollars in projects, including roads, sewers, parks and bike baths. The intent is to maintain acceptable levels of service countywide as population climbs. Commission Chairman Ken Doherty says he also relies on the developers themselves to build the right projects in the right places. Those investors in the private sector do a lot of homework and generally know what will work,Ž he said. A retired engineer who began his career in Charlotte County in the 1970s, Doherty recalls how the Great Recession caused a lost decadeŽ in county growth. The recession virtually shut down new development in 2010. I couldnt believe I would see the day when they would just ”ip a switch and everything would stop,Ž he said. Among the projects sidelined was Babcock Ranch, a futuristic solar city of 50,000, longplanned by Kitson & Partners. Doherty recalls how Syd Kitson, CEO of Kitson & Partners, would return each year during the lost decade to ask for a continuance of his developers agreement. I thought, theres a professional whos really astute,Ž recalled Doherty. When hes ready to pull the trigger, weve begun the turnaround. Then one day, (Kitson) came in and said, Were getting started.Ž Doherty gave kudos to the countys “rst class staff,Ž which worked to reform the countys reputation for being stubborn on issuing permits. The commission also deserves credit for easing some of the hurdles, according to Cullinan. He cited South Gulf Cove, where the county recently won state approval to permit the construction of seawalls. The concrete structures had been banned by the state in favor of allowing natural shorelines to provide aquatic habitats in the subdivision. The county, however, argued the seawalls would reduce silt in“ltration and improve ”ow, and the improvement to navigation made residential lots in the area more attractive, Cullinan said. (Development) is spiking,Ž con“rmed James Herston, a board member of both the Charlotte County Airport Authority and the Charlotte County-Punta Gorda Metropolitan Planning Organization. Its the perfect storm. I think its really optimism breaking out,Ž he contended. I think its a fact, if you have a more positive outlook, youre more willing to spend.Ž Herston also pointed out, Charlotte County is situated between Sarasota and Lee counties where coastal real estate prices are higher. Builders are turning to lower-priced Charlotte to meet demand. The University of Floridas Bureau of Economic and Business Research, which calculates population projections for the state of Florida, cites as a signi“cant factor that 77 million baby boomersŽ have begun retiring. Many are choosing to move to Florida. The countys median age is 57.7, one of the oldest in the country. But the boomers are just a fraction of the 900 people who move to Florida each day, making the Sunshine State the second fastest growing in the country, according to U.S. Census Bureau reports. The draw is natural. Because they want to be on the water, they are going to be moving down here,Ž said Joe Tiseo, Charlotte County commissioner. According to BEBR, Charlotte County swelled by 8 percent since 2010 to a population of 172,742 in 2017. Thats faster than Sarasota County (7.3 percent) and DeSoto (2.2 percent) but not as fast as Lee (12.9 percent). BEBR projects Charlotte County will sprout by 11 percent between 2020 and 2030 to a population of some 200,000. Those numbers, however, may be underestimating whats really happening. The Census Bureau, in fact, estimates higher than BEBR, saying the countys numbers already exceeded 182,000 in 2017. Thats up some 5 percent just since 2015, when the county hit 173,000, according to Census estimates. Commissioners seem keenly aware of this surge. Earlier this month, they lambasted staff members and consultants at a meeting focused on future of“ce space needs for using dated federal statistics that put Charlottes population at 184,000 “ve years from now. Please double check your population “gures,Ž Commissioner Stephen R. Deutsch said. Most people I talk to think youre way off.ŽMeasuring the surgeThere are other ways to measure the growth. Cullinan recently drafted a map of the county that uses colored dots to show where the new construction was concentrating. The map shows dense clusters splattered across Gulf Cove, Rotonda and Deep Creek. But hundreds of new houses and apartments are also getting built in virtually all areas, from Northwest Port Charlotte to Pirate Harbor, and from Grove City to the Charlotte Ranchettes, the map indicates. Another sign of the times: the Punta Gorda Airport plans to spend more than $150 million in the next 20 years on expansion projects. Western Michigan University is starting up a major ”ight school at the airport. And Allegiant Air, which hopes to expand its destinations by some 50 percent in the next few years, is gearing up construction on its Sunseeker Resort in Charlotte Harbor. Charlotte County is on the move,Ž Deutsch said. Just a few years ago, builders were looking for buyers. Now, buyers are looking for builders and cant “nd enough of them.Ž Punta Gordas growth rate, meanwhile, has remained steady but strong. The number of homes built in the city has ”uctuated slightly over the last few years with an average of 114 residential permits per year. But, those statistics dont show another trend: the houses people are now building, particularly in Punta Gorda Isles, are typically larger custom homes with swimming pools that take up to 18 months to build, according to Randy Cole, city building of“cial. More often in recent years, homebuyers are demolishing older PGI houses to assemble double lotsŽ for houses as big as 10,000 square feet, he said. Several developers are also building more basic single-family homes and apartments elsewhere in the city, some with rents for ef“ciencies as low as $800 per month. We came out of the recession early,Ž said Cole. People building million-dollar homes are not as affected by the economy.Ž Punta Gorda currently is about 80 percent built out,Ž according to Cole. The county is 25 percent built out. At maximum, the county has enough platted lots for 500,000 people, according to Cullinan. Already, Punta Gorda has begun bracing for the changes. The City Council formed an ad hoc committee to consider Sunseekers impacts, good and bad, as the mammoth complex alters the geography along the harbor coastline on the north side of the Peace River. County Economic Development Director Lucienne Pears, commission chair Doherty and a Sunseeker representative responded to that move by visiting City Council members individually. The Sunseeker squad wanted to know if the ad hoc committee was set up to throw a wrenchŽ into the projects approval, according to Councilman Gary Wein. He said he told the group the ad-hoc committee would look at such topics as whether Sunseeker will cause traf“c jams on U.S. 41 in the city. The Sunseeker group replied that U.S. 41 would remain at the same level of service, Wein said. They know I am pro-evolutionary, appropriate growth. So our meeting was not contentious,Ž he said.BOOMFROM PAGE 1 BY THE NUMBERS8%: Charlotte growth from 2010-2017, faster than adjacent Sarasota County11%: Projected Charlotte growth from 2020-203025%: Charlotte current build out of its platted lots500,000: Charlotte County population with maximum build out of its platted lots „ Source: Charlotte County records, The Bureau of Economic and Business Research, U.S. Census POPULATION 2017 2010 2000 1990 1980 1970 1960 Charlotte County 182,033 159.978 141,627 110,975 58,460 27,559 12,594 Sarasota County 419.119 379,448 325,957 277,776 202,251 120,413 76,895 North Port 66.300 57.357 22,797 11,973 6,205 2,244 178 Punta Gorda 19,761 16,641 14,344 10,747 6,797 3,879 3,157 „ Source: U.S. Census, which has higher 2017 estimates than University of Floridas Bureau of Economic and Business Research VALUATION NUMBERS OF NEW CONSTRUCTIONFiscal years 2013-14: $111 million 2014-15: $175 million 2015-16: $237 million 2016-17: $257 million „ Source: Charlotte County records ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( (! 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The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSThe City of Punta Gorda and the Charlotte County School Board approved a contract for six Student Resource Of“cers for the 2018-19 school year. In light of recent changes to school safety legislation and in an effort to create more secure facilities, the number of SROs in Punta Gorda schools will increase from three to six. All six SROs are certi“ed law enforcement of“cers and will be provided by the Punta Gorda Police Department. Along with increased staf“ng at the middle and high school level, the contract will also allow the Baker Early Learning Center „ which has gone without an SRO in the past „ to have an of“cer on campus at all times. Both the Baker Center and Sallie Jones Elementary will have one SRO. Charlotte High School and Punta Gorda Middle School will both have two, according to Lieutenant Dylan Renz, PGPD Public Information Of“cer. The school district will foot the bill for the three new SROs „ to the tune of $260,000, according to the contract. For the three SRO positions being renewed, the district only pays 35 percent of the programs cost, Renz says, while the City of Punta Gorda pays 65 percent. CHS will also see some new paws patrolling the campus as part of the agreement. The police department has decided to “ll one of the SRO positions at Charlotte High School with Of“cer Irving and his K9 Chase,Ž Renz said. Our K9s are not trained as bite dogs and are used primarily for narcotics detection and missing persons.Ž He also says that, while the school does not have a drug problem, K9 Chase will help keep it that way. PGPD also hopes the police pup will improve student-of“cer interaction and relieve fears or tension. K9 Chase is an incredibly friendly and sociable dog and we believe that having the dog will make Of“cer Irving more approachable,Ž Renz said.Email: Charlotte Schools to get more PGPD officers By KAYLA GLEASONSTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDED BY PGPDK9 Chase will help keep Charlotte High School safe this school year. CHARLOTTE Paul M. GraftonPaul M. Grafton, 53, a US Navy Veteran, passed away after a three year battle with renal disease on Monday, July 16, 2018. Paul was a graduate of South Shore Vo-Tech and went on to join the US Navy. Following his military service, Paul worked in various positions in the hospitality industry in Florida, most recently as a night auditor. Paul returned to Cohasset two years ago, where he was as much of a help to his mom, as she was to him. Amongst his passion for electronics, he enjoyed entertaining the neighborhood dogs, feeding them treats. Devoted son of Donna M. (Lordi) Grafton of Cohasset and Vincent Grafton of Punta Gorda, Fla. Brother of Edward Grafton and wife Bonnie of Las Vegas, Nevada. Paul is also survived by his former spouse, Dena Sorrentino. He will be missed by many aunts, especially Carol Ilacqua, uncles, cousins, friends, especially Dana Thornton. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1, at 1:30 p.m. in the Cohasset Lightkeepers Residence, 15 Lighthouse Ln. Cohasset. In lieu of ”owers, donations to honor Paul may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 209 West Central Street, Suite 220, Natick, MA 01760.Carl E. Hart Jr.Carl E. EdŽ Hart Jr., 85, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, July 20, 2018, at home in Deep Creek. Carl was born July 17, 1933, in Seymour, Iowa to Carl Edward Hart and Ida Ione (McCoy) Hart. In his younger years, Carl owned and operated a cabinet shop and raised his family in Frankfort, Illinois. In the late 1970s Carl sold the cabinet business to become a well-respected antique dealer specializing in sterling silver. Throughout his 40 years in the antique business, Carl and his wife Barbara traveled throughout the country to buy, sell and repair sterling silver antiques. In 1990, he and Barbara relocated from Frankfort, Illinois to Punta Gorda, Fla. When not on the road for business the last 28 years, Carl loved being at home in Florida, “shing on the lake in his backyard, shooting pool, playing cards and recently spending time researching his ancestry on the computer. Most of all he enjoyed being with his family and friends, joking and telling stories. He is survived by his cherished wife of 64 years, Barbara A. Hart of Punta Gorda; two daughters, Cheryl (Robert) Porto of Port Charlotte, Florida and Cynthia (Paul) Sering of Dunnellon, Florida; sister Bernadine Bettenhausen of Indianapolis, Indiana; and 3 grandchildren, Jonathan, Emily, and Megan Porto. Memorial services celebrating Carls life will be held Saturday 2 p.m., Aug. 4, at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel, 2151 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948. In lieu of ”owers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the charity of your choosing. Friends may visit online at www.roberson to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.Philip W. HorrocksPhilip W. PhilŽ Horrocks, 75, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Phil was born to George and Eileen Horrocks on March 13, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York. Phil resided in Succasunna, New Jersey, before retiring to Punta Gorda in 2006. While in New Jersey, he was employed by Foster Wheeler as a computer engineer. He enjoyed bowling, “shing and was an avid NFL and NASCAR fan. Phil was a wonderful man who will be missed dearly by all who loved and knew him. Survivors include his loving wife of 24 years, Carole; daughter, and step daughter, Tina (Rodney) Summers, Tori (Dick) Campbell, Beth (Richie) Talmadge; his sister, Barbara (Robert) Depew; his brother, Christopher (Peggy) Horrocks; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date by the family. Friends may visit to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Punta Gorda Chapel.Thomas E. WenckThomas E. Wenck, 74, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.ENGLEWOOD Henry T. WillenbacherHenry T. Willenbacher, 93, of Englewood died Friday, June 22, 2018, in Venice. He was born on May 20, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York, to Henry and May (Wagner) Willenbacher. Henry came to this area in 1994. He was a Carpenter by trade and ran a Tow Tug for 20 years with the U.S. Merchant Marines. He was a member of the V.F.W., Loyal Order of Moose and Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was a Veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his sister, Rosemarie Sorrese; and his brother, Thomas. A Prayer service will be held on Thursday, August 2, at 10:30 a.m. at Lemon Bay Funeral Home in Englewood. Inurnment will be in Sarasota National Cemetery. You may pay your condolences to the family at, www.lemonbayfh.comNORTH PORT Charles E. SchneppCharles E. ChuckŽ Schnepp, 56, of North Port, Fla., passed away Friday, July 20, 2018, at his home. Chuck was born to Paul Schnepp and Dolores Schnepp on August 30, 1961, in Bristol, PA. Chuck was the owner and operator of Chucks Towing and Salvage in Port Charlotte. His dream was ful“lled the day he owned his own business. He was a car enthusiast and loved racing cars especially NASCAR. He was a wonderful man who loved life to the fullest and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him. Survivors include his loving “ance, Teresa; his parents, Paul (Carolyn) Schnepp and Dolores Schnepp; and “ve brothers, John, Bill, Paul, Joe and Mark Schnepp. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Friends may visit online at www.roberson to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel. OBITUARIES Memorials in the Sun Honor your passed loved ones anytime with a personalized memorial tribute. Call (941) 206-1028 for rates. Charlotte County will join its neighbors in allowing dogs to potentially sit at restaurants beside their dining owners. County commissioners voted unanimously last week that restaurants may apply for permits to allow dogs in restricted areas. Those permits are not yet available, but are in the works, said the countys public information officer Brian Gleason. At least one restaurateur is happy. I think its a win for dog owners, its a win for restaurants, its a win for Charlotte County,Ž said Joe Reichard, co-owner of Stump Pass Marina and The Lighthouse Grill in Englewood. The Lighthouse Grill ran into trouble earlier this year when the Department of Health told staff they could not allow dogs in the restaurant that is used by boaters from the adjoining marina. Reichard, who is a new owner of the restaurant, said boaters had been bringing their dogs to the restaurant for years. A few miles up the road in Sarasota County, bringing dogs to dine is already permitted. The city of Punta Gorda also allows dining with dogs with permits. Englewood Chamber of Commerce has urged the commission to approve the new regulation. Resident Patrick Carter spoke in favor of allowing dogs in restaurants. Its unfair to have to leave a family member at home when we want to go to a restaurant,Ž he said. Research shows dogs have less germs than the menu, he said. The only issue Ive seen is unruly kids. Maybe we should leave them at home.Ž Gleason said county staff will prepare a regulation for commissioners approval possibly at their September meeting, as they are off in August. Sarasotas regulation requires restaurant owners to set aside an outdoor area for dogs that is well marked and does not require non-dog-owning diners to pass through. Reichard said he has a perfect outdoor area for this. Employees must wash their hands after petting dogs and must not handle dogs while serving, the Sarasota rule states. Speedy clean up of accidents is required by employee or owner. Dogs may not lounge on furniture nor eat off plates under the table. Do I still get to ask for a doggy bag,Ž said Commissioner Joseph Tiseo.Email: ecalvert@sun-herald.comDoggie dining moves forward in CharlotteBy BETSY CALVERTSTAFF WRITER A North Port man was critically injured Saturday morning when his Dodge Ram collided with a tree on southbound I-75 near mile marker 190. Roger Solorzano, 57, was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital following the accident in Sarasota County, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Another driver involved in the crash at around 12:42 a.m. was transported to Venice Regional Bayfront Health for minor, non-life-threatening injuries. Florida Highway Patrol reported the accident occurred after Solorzano veered off the roadway to the right and then overcorrected, swerving into the center lane. His vehicle hit the other drivers car from behind, then left the interstate before colliding with a tree in the median. Solorzano was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident. FHP reported alcohol was not a factor. Traffic enforcementsCHARLOTTE COUNTY „ Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce will increase traf“c enforcement at the following locations: Speed enforcement: € Kings Highway Top crash locations: € McCall Road and Gasparilla Road € Tamiami Trail and Toledo Blade Boulevard € Veterans Boulevard and Kings Highway € I-75 and Duncan Road The Charlotte County Sheris Oce reported the following arrests: € Walker Clayton Gross, 15, 7000 block of Acorn Blvd., Punta Gorda. Charge: juvenile violation of probation. Bond: none. € Lynn Marie Edwards, 52, 1000 block of Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. Charge: driving while license suspended 3rd or subsequent oense. Bond: none. € Kortny Ann Hayden, 30, 3400 block of Westlund Ter., Port Charlotte. Charge: fraud use or possession of ID of another person without consent. Bond: $5,000. € David Alan Carr, 56, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charge: trespass on property other than structure or conveyance. Bond: none. € Diana Lynn Boucher, 62, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charge: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked and violation of probation or community control. Bond: none. € Jason Nathaniel Gilmer, 39, 1400 block of Lullaby St., Port Charlotte. Charge: convicted felon fails to register, knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, failure to register motor vehicle and failure to have motor vehicle liability insurance. Bond: none. € Zackary William King Dill, 22, 1000 block of Yarmouth St., Port Charlotte. Charge: driving while license suspended 2nd oense. Bond: $2,500. € Buck Lee Wooley, 48, 1700 block of Kenesaw Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: DUI. Bond: none. € Phillip Jerome Barker Jr., 28, 3600 block of N. Cranberry Blvd., North Port. Charge: violation of probation or community control. Bond: $10,000. € Timothy Keith Nichil, 38, 5500 block of Gabo Rd., North Port. Charge: failure to obey police and re department ocials. Bond: $1,000. € Corey Robert Church, 34, 4400 block of Eldron Ave., North Port. Charge: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked and failure to have motor vehicle liability insurance. Bond: none. € Jaime Lynn Ward, 39, 4500 block of Mermell Cir., North Port. Charge: two counts violation of probation or community control. Bond: none. € Jorge Ivan Luna Tirado, 19, of Lehigh Acres. Charge: possession of under 20 grams of marijuana, possession or use of drug paraphernalia and possession of harmful new legend drug without a prescription. Bond: $6,000. € Norman Abraham Ortiz Diaz, 30, of Frostburg. Charge: possession or use of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond: $7,500. € Magnus Holger Karlstedt, 51, of Fort Myers. Charge: grand theft more than $20K less than $100K. Bond: none. € William Dale Merchant Jr., 33, 10000 block of Franklin Dr., Englewood. Charge: battery second or subsequent oense. Bond: none. € Eugene Joseph Clebock, 48, 1600 block of Placida Rd., Englewood. Charge: failure to comply with registration law. Bond: none. € Jacqueline Faye Nemechek, 56, 200 block of Pineapple St., Englewood. Charge: petit theft 3rd or subsequent oense. Bond: $5,000. € Jason Scott Straub, 35, 3300 block of Rain Lily Ln., Englewood. Charge: violate domestic violence injunction. Bond: none. € Astera Zehara Amsalem, 19, of Cape Coral. Charge: failure to appear and underlying charge: Bond: none. „ Compiled by Kayla GleasonNorth Port man critically injured in I-75 crash POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 7 WEEK IN REVIEW What youre seeing and what youre reading is not whats happening.Ž When the history of the Trump era is written, this quotation from our president will play a prominent role in explaining the distemper of our moment and the dysfunction of his administration. Trump was talking about media coverage of his trade war, but he was also describing his genuinely novel approach to governing: He believes that reality itself can be denied and that big lies can sow enough confusion to keep the truth from taking hold. This has advantages for Trump, because it dulls the impact of any new revelation. Old falsehoods simply get buried under new ones. Take the recording of his September 2016 conversation with his one-time lawyer Michael Cohen that was released Tuesday night. Cohens attorney put out the tape, which, as The Washington Posts Carol Leonnig and Robert Costa reported, shows that Trump appeared familiar with a deal that a Playboy model made to sell the rights to her story of an alleged affair with him.Ž Karen McDougal sold her tale to the National Enquirers parent company, American Media Inc. The tabloid never ran her account, which clearly protected Trump from this embarrassing tale before the election, although its management has denied that this was its intention. Trumps lawyer and battering ram Rudy Giuliani insisted that the recording portrayed a Trump who doesnt seem that familiar with anythingŽ that was discussed. This was, shall we say, an eccentric way of hearing the conversation. Obfuscated in this back-and-forth is the fact that four days before the 2016 election, Hope Hicks, Trumps campaign spokeswoman, denied the affair altogether and said that the campaign had no knowledgeŽ of any payoff. Trumps behavior would be bad enough if it were only about his personal life and his treatment of women. But the big lie strategy extends to policy and national security as well. For example, the Commerce Department, which runs the census, claimed earlier this year that it added a question asking if respondents were citizens in response to the Justice Departments desire to enforce the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The question is a terrible idea. Six former Census Bureau directors under both Republican and Democratic presidents urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross not to include it. They warned that doing so will considerably increase the risks to the 2020 enumeration.Ž The fear is that many immigrants, documented and especially undocumented, would be reluctant to answer the census if the question were part of it, leading to an undercounting of places with substantial foreign-born populations. But for the Trump administration, this is not a problem. Its the goal. Undercounting immigrants would have the effect of shifting political power „ as well as federal money „ largely to Republican areas that have lower immigrant populations. And documents turned over this week in response to a lawsuit against the addition of the citizenship question showed that Ross lobbied for its inclusion much earlier and more actively than his later sworn testimony had indicated. Lying to Congress is a serious criminal offense, and Secretary Ross must be held accountable,Ž said Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Trumps former chief strategist Steve Bannon had also pushed for the question when he was in the White House. The Justice Department acted months later, a clear sign that the departments alleged concern for civil rights was simply a pretext for a politically motivated skewing of valuable public information. Distorting data collection is an attack on the truth, too. And when it comes to creating new and unhinged narratives to displace those rooted in fact, Trump has no equal. Thus did the man who stood next to Vladimir Putin when the Russian leader said he wanted Trump to win in 2016 declare this week „ with no evidence whatsoever „ that Russia will be pushing very hard for the DemocratsŽ in this falls election. Contrary to liberal fears, most of the country doesnt believe him. Trumps core support, measured by the proportion in Wednesdays NPR/PBS News Hour/ Marist Poll who strongly approve of him, is down to 25 percent. The bad news is that among Republicans his strong approval number stands at 62 percent. Trumps hope of clinging to power rests on the assumption that he can continue inventing enough false story lines to keep his party at bay. His theory seems to be that a lie is as good as the truth as long as the right people believe it. E.J. Dionnes email address is ejdionne@ on by burying old lies with new ones E.J. Dionne For three months in 1917, Leon Trotsky lived in the Bronx, just south of the congressional district where Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently defeated a 10-term incumbent in a Democratic primary. Because she calls herself a democratic socialist, the word socialismŽ is thrilling progressives who hanker to storm the Bastille, if only America had one. And the word has conservatives darkly anticipating the domestic equivalent of the Bolsheviks storming St. Petersburgs Winter Palace 101 years ago, if there is an equivalent building in the eastern Bronx and northern Queens. Never mind that only about 16,000 voted for Ocasio-Cortezs version of Arise, ye prisoners of starvation!Ž A more apt connection of current events to actual socialism was made by Sen. Ron Johnson, the Wisconsin Republican, when Donald Trump decided to validate the conservative axiom that government often is the disease for which it pretends to be the cure. When the president decided to give farmers a $12 billion bandage for the wound he in”icted on them with his splendid little (so far) trade war, and when other injured interests joined the clamor for comparable compensations, Johnson said, This is becoming more and more like a Soviet type of economy here: Commissars deciding whos going to be granted waivers, commissars in the administration “guring out how theyre going to sprinkle around bene“ts.Ž Concerning Johnsons observation, the Hoover Institutions John H. Cochrane, who blogs as The Grumpy Economist, says actually, its worse than that: Its a darker system, which leads to crony capitalism.Ž Cochrane is just slightly wrong: Protectionism, and the promiscuous and capricious government interventions that inevitably accompany it is always and everywhere, crony capitalism. But he is spot on about the incompatibility of Americas new darker system and the rule of law: Everyone depends on the whim of the administration. Who gets tariff protection? On whim. But then you can apply for a waiver. Who gets those, on what basis? Now you can get subsidies. Who gets the subsidies? There is no law, no rule, no basis for any of this. If you think you deserve a waiver, on what basis do you sue to get one? Well, it sure cant hurt not to be an outspoken critic of the administration when the tariffs, waivers and subsidies are being handed out on whim. This is a bipartisan danger. I was critical of the ACA (Obamacare) since so many businesses were asking for and getting waivers. I was critical of the Dodd-Frank Act since so much regulation and enforcement is discretionary. Keep your mouth shut and support the administration is good advice in both cases. Now do you see what Friedrich Hayek meant when he said that socialism puts a society on the road to serfdom? Protectionism „ government coercion supplanting the voluntary transactions of markets in the allocation of wealth and opportunity „ is socialism for the well connected. But, then, all socialism favors those adept at manipulating the state. As government expands its lawless power to reward and punish, the sphere of freedom contracts. People become wary and reticent lest they annoy those who wield the administrative state as a blunt instrument. Tariffs are taxes, and presidents have the anticonstitutional power to unilaterally raise these taxes because Congress, in its last gasps as a legislature, gave away this power. What do the members retain? Their paychecks. Certainly not their dignity. Noting that some Trump protectionism is rationalized as essential for national security,Ž Cochrane, who clings to the quaint “ction that Congress still legislates, suggests a new law stipulating that such tariffs must be requested „ and paid for „ by the Defense Department: Do we need steel mills so we can re-“ght WWII? If so, put subsidized steel mills on the defense budget. If defense prefers to use the money for a new aircraft carrier rather than a steel mill, well, thats their choice.Ž Actually, the Defense Department, unlike much of the rest of the government, has serious responsibilities and has not traf“cked in national securityŽ nonsense about protectionism. In 1932, three years into the terrifying Depression, the Socialist Partys presidential candidate, Norman Thomas, received fewer votes (884,885) in the presidential election than the (913,693) Eugene Debs won in 1920 when, thanks to the wartime hysteria Woodrow Wilson fomented, he was in jail. 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Page 8 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 The simple answer about toxic red tide blooms is that theres no simple answer. People like simple answers, but its not that simple,Ž said Quay Dortch, coordinator of the Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) of the National Centers for the National Oceanic National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Other researchers echoed Dortch. Various news outlets are touting how Saharan dust is sweeping across the Atlantic Ocean into the Gulf of Mexico. The dry Sahara dust can inhibit the formation of hurricanes and other tropical storms. That news, however, may not be good news to those who would like to see red tides blooms diminish. The Saharan dust is rich in iron and scientists know it helps feed the algae species Trichodesmium sometimes called sea sawdust,Ž in the Gulf. While Trichodesmium does not lead to “sh kills nor respiratory problems for humans like Karenia brevis or the red tide algae, researchers have noted how Trichodesmium blooms will often precede red tide blooms. Algae species can pull nitrogen from the water, but the Trichodesmium can also draw nitrogen gas in the air through a process known as nitrogen “xation.Ž In the last two weeks, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) researchers identi“ed a bloom of Trichodesmium off the coast of Sarasota and Charlotte counties. Both are counties that have been hit with intense red tide blooms. Researchers know that the red tide algae “rst blossoms miles offshore on the continental shelf that are generally low in nutrients. Winds and currents drive red tide ashore. Toxins are released when the delicate algae cells break up with wave action. Recent Texas A&M research suggests as the red tides move onshore and mix with fresher waters, the algae cells must adjust rapidly to the change in salinity. As they adjust, the brevetoxins within the cells increase to allow cells to keep a water and salt content in balance more ef“ciently. How Karenia brevis blooms initiate and persist under such a wide range of disparate nutrient conditions has eluded researchers, a study noted in a 2014 issue of the Harmful Algae Journal. Some people have blamed the Lake Okeechobee fresh water ”ushes into the Caloosahatchee River for the current blooms off Manasota K ey and other local barrier islands. Researchers, however, say theres no known relationship between the freshwater bluegreen algae blooms in the Caloosahatchee and the red tide blooms. According to information from FWC, there is no direct link between nutrient pollution and the frequency or severity of red tides caused by K. brevis. Ž Florida red tides develop 10-40 miles offshore, away from man-made nutrient sources, according to FWC. But once red tides are transported inshore, FWC literature says they are capable of using man-made nutrients for their growth.ŽEmail: reilly@sun-herald.comLocal red tide has a long, complex historyBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER FOR MORE INFOFacts on red tide from FWC are online at: RED TIDE HISTORY The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has compiled historical reports of red tide blooms in Florida waters, dating back to 1844. That includes blooms of medium or stronger concentrations „ 100,000 cells or more per liter of water „ and durations of those blooms. While most last a few months, primarily September to December, other blooms persisted six months or longer: € June 1952 to January 1953. € September 1953 to February 1955. € September 1959 to August 1960. € January to May, August to November 1974. € September 1994 to February 1997. € September 1998 to March 1999. € June 2002 to February 2004. € October 2004 to February 2006. € June 2006 to March 2007. € September 2012 to April 2013. € September 2015 to April 2016. „ Source: FWC A Venice Fishing Pier Underwater Cleanup event that was scheduled for today is canceled due to Red Tide concerns. The pier is near Sharkys restaurant in Venice. Reports for Venice Beach to Manasota Beach combined with discussions with the Venice Police Marine Patrol, along with weather forecasts, were factors in canceling the event, said organizer Ken Lackmann. Lackmann said he will be looking at schedules for the Venice Police Department, Sharkys restaurant, Sarasota Bay Watch, and upcoming scuba dive club clean-up events to determine a new date.Venice cleanup event canceled due to red tideSTAFF REPORT Red tide doesnt discriminate,Ž she said. Siesta Key is the number one beach on the planet. Well, red tide is coming... Its not being addressed appropriately from Naples, Bonita Springs, to Englewood or Venice.Ž With more than 1,100 preregistered attendees and candidates, including Florida Gov. Rick Scott, and Secretary of Agriculture Adam Putnam at the rally, more than 110 Englewood residents joined 200 others protesting red tide and toxic water conditions. Scott is running for the U.S. Senate and Putnam is running for governor. They hoped the issue might get a little attention inside the venue. However, none of the local protesters were allowed to park at the arena, or rally inside the building. This is a non-partisan issue,Ž said Englewood resident Mary Maldonado, who had a drum strapped across her shoulder as she held her sign in protest. We havent had a drum circle on Englewood Beach for over a month and its killing me,Ž she said. The drum circle is my way of making peace with myself. Its my church.Ž Five-year-old Ava Cook of Port Charlotte had a message for the governor and anyone else who would listen. We might need to make a new beach because dolphins and sea turtles are dying,Ž she said. Ava woke up feeling sad Saturday after seeing more dolphins had died locally. Her brother Ayden, 12, helped her make signs and they looked forward to going to the rally to try to make a difference. Their mom, Heather, is a teacher who is developing a program about sea life, and their dad, Josh, works at the J.M. Berlin/Rotary Skate Park in Englewood. When the wind shifts, you can smell the red tide at the skate park, kids dont come because they cough and cant breathe,Ž Josh said. We love to paddle board and surf, but we havent been able to do any of that this summer.Ž Englewood resident Brian Phoebus is a teacher who loves to “sh, but said he cant because the water is nasty.Ž He and several others say they are getting frustrated with Mote Marine Lab for not talking enough about any possible connection between the Caloosahatchee Waterway and the local beaches. When Mosaic (phosphate mining company) is a major contributor, its hard to believe whats being said and why there arent more timely solutions,Ž he said. Phoebus held his sign near Ray LaBadie, a longtime Englewood resident and business owner, who also protested. LaBadie was one of 500 concerned residents who attended a strategy meeting Friday night at Skips Marina in Englewood to learn what else he could do to speak up about clean water. He and more than 100 others at that meeting attended Saturdays protest. We are planning Waterfest on Englewood Beach and it wont go well if theres dead dolphins washing up during the event,Ž he said. Mote Marine plans on having a big presence at the event. I think people are going to have a lot of questions for them.Ž LaBadie was one of 500 concerned residents who attended a strategy meeting Friday night at Skips Marina in Englewood to learn what else he could do to protect waterways. I live in North Port, but I love Englewood Beach, I go there all of the time,Ž said Peggy Burton. I feel like a part of me has been ripped away. The beach is my grounded place. How do we know when its safe to eat seafood again? How do we know when the water is clean? When will the water be safe? No one has answers.Ž Inside the venue, none of the candidates spoke about an algae bloom on Lake Okeechobee, or red tide on the beaches of Englewood, Venice or Boca Grande. However, Venice state Rep. Julio Gonzalez (R-Venice), who is a doctor seeking the congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, said he received emails from concerned residents. I wrote my thesis on the Florida Everglades and letting Midnight Pass ”ow,Ž Gonzalez said. Ive studied wetland laws and biology. Whats happening in Lake Okeechobee isnt the same thing than thats happening with red tide in Englewood. But, the common element they share is phosphorus. The oxygen in the water is depleted in Lake Okeechobee. The phosphate is feeding the algae bloom. Red tide thrives on sunshine and phosphorus.Ž Gonzalez said Mote Marine found that oysters help “lter out red tide. Mote has been able to rehab bays through harvesting oysters. Gonzalezs opponent, state Sen. Greg Steube (R-Sarasota), said he responds to people who write him about red tide issues. Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell, who is running for Agriculture Commissioner, said hed like to see more than $200 million from the state used each year on “xing the ”ow of Lake Okeechobee to the everglades. I know that fund which has $800 million in it is used to pay for park rangers, agriculture, and management, restoration, and 68 projects, but Ive fought for more to be used for land conservation,Ž Caldwell said. Weve got to get the water ”owing the way nature intended it.Ž Caldwell admitted he accepted donations from the sugar industry, and any other donors, but strip joints.Ž Palm tree farmer Mike McCalister,who is running for Agriculture Commissioner, said he refuses to take any money from corporations like Big Sugar. Voters should check the resume of candidates,Ž he said. We need people with the right background to do the job. I understand about fertilization. I understand how unclean water is threating ecotourism, jobs and the economy. Helping get the water clean is one of my top priorities.ŽEmail: BEACHFROM PAGE 1 Chris Chapel, a 4-year Englewood resident, recognized inside the GOP rally people would be eating pie. So she designed a T-shirt that said Eat pie while our beaches die.Ž Former State Senator Lisa Carlton, left, introduces Florida Gov. Rick Scott to the stage at the GOP rally and straw poll at Robarts Arena in Sarasota on Saturday. He mentioned the economy and tourism and jobs. He didnt discuss red tide or the algae bloom.SUN PHOTOS BY ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHJosh and Heather Cook and their children, Ayden, 12, and Ava, 5, of Port Charlotte, hold signs explaining sea creatures need to be protected, Saturday in Sarasota. Josh works at the skate park in Englewood and says skaters arent coming because the stench of red tide makes its way to the park. 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Page 10 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSNew Operation Cooper Street promoted fun, food and friendly competition at its “rst annual block party. From 11 a.m. until late in the afternoon on Saturday, the Punta Gorda recreation center rounded up local food vendors and even a couple DJs for a relaxed and family-friendly gathering. Were trying to bring in more people from the community,Ž said Board President Zelda Smith. We want to be able to get different cultures and people hanging out, talking and better understanding each other. It takes awhile, youve got to break the ice.Ž The so called ice-breaker also acted as a fundraiser for New Operation Cooper Street, with the proceeds from vendors, food and alcohol sales going to the center. Its really going to help us do more events for the community and bring in more people,Ž said the groups teen liaison Board Member, Morrisa Deacon. With these events, the recreation center is looking to beef up its after school activities, such as tutoring and daycare. They are also adding The Circle of LifeŽ to the programs they offer. Through a partnership with the Boys and Girls Club, students will be able to easily transition from VPK to the club and then into the teen program, always having a place to spend time. Were trying to make the rec center a diverse center for everybody,Ž Smith said. The board of New Operation Cooper Street is strategically designed to help them meet this goal and offer the best programs possible. Deacon helps keep the volunteers and organizers up-to-date on what teens want and need, from fun activities to assistance with homework and studying. Another board member, Jackie Reed, works with Charlotte County Public Schools when she isnt giving her time to the center. Though Saturdays turnout was smaller than expected, those in attendance enjoyed dancing to throwbacks from Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys and eating jerk chicken and beef patties from Mr. Baylors Southern Food and Ursulas Catering. We just came out to help support the center and have some fun,Ž Diamond Walker said over a BBQ-“lled to-go box. A basketball tournament was also greatly anticipated later in the day and Smith estimated 50 or 60 more people could show up as the sun went down. Event coordinators were already planning to make the event bigger and better in following years, including locking down a bouncy castle rental. This is only the “rst stepping stone,Ž Smith said. Email: kgleason@sun-herald.comBlock party boasts BBQ, beats, basketballBy KAYLA GLEASONSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTOS BY KAYLA GLEASONOperation Cooper Street board members Reggie Reed, Morrisa Deacon, Jackie Reed and Zelda Smith attend Saturdays block party. Ian Hoyte grills up some chicken for Pansy Caribbean Kitchen. DJ Trac cues up a song on Saturday. The Boys and Girls Club of Charlotte County handed out over 1,200 bags of back-to-school supplies on Friday afternoon. From 4-6 p.m., dual-enrolled Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School student Brandon Garcia oversaw the supply drive at the Port Charlotte-based Family Services Center. To ensure as many students as possible received supplies, the drive was limited to one bag per child and the children had to be present. Bags consisted of markers, pencils, paper, binders „ almost anything that would appear on a students school supply list. Middle and high schoolers were even provided with donated calculators, normally an expensive purchase. Garcia estimates the total cost of the donated supplies is well into the tens of thousands. ABATE, Burnt Store Isles Association, CenturyLink, Charlotte State Bank and Trust, Cold River Saloon, Copper“sh Books, Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Fifth Third Bank, Publix and Wells Fargo partnered with the Boys and Girls Club to collect, organize and hand out all of the materials.Email: Boys & Girls Club gives out school suppliesBy KAYLA GLEASONSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTOS BY KAYLA GLEASONLisa Haseley and Brandie Rawles, volunteers from Wells Fargo, help pass out back-toschool bags. Brandon Garcia, a student and the events coordinator, passes a supply-lled bag to a parent. adno=54537291 PREPARING FOR THE FUTUREThrough disciplined academics we succeed in preparing children for high school and college.Now enrolling students for 2018-19 school year.CALL OR STOP BY FOR A TOUR TODAY!FREE TUITION | FREE BEFORE/AFTER CAREVENICE SKY ACADEMY 705 Center Road, Venice | 941-244-2626ENGLEWOOD SKY ACADEMY 881 S. River Road, Englewood | 941-999-4775 adno=54537392 Join us on Fri. Aug. 3rd for our Birthday Party! FREE Aquatic Therapy Sessions RSVP Required Call Today to RSVP! adno=720758 adno=50538524


The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 11 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSENGLEWOOD „ Liam Chaplin was prepared to assist the Englewood Area Fire Control District Thursday evening. The 2-year-old weaved in and out, pushing his toy “re truck among the crowd of 100 or more people who came to see the Englewood “re“ghters demonstrations. Liams parents, Nick and Julia, said his daycare is next to an Englewood “re house. Fire“ghters will often wave to Liam and his classmates when theyre washing “re trucks or attending to other duties around the “re house. The Community Live Fire Night at the districts training facility included demonstrations of “re“ghting, allowing the public to meet “re“ghters and take a close up look of their training facility and equipment. This is a really impressive set up,Ž Brett Morrison said of the training facility. Hes a recently retired paid, on-call “re“ghter from Hollison, Mass. It was really good,Ž Englewood Division Fire Chief John Stubbs said. We wanted to meet with the community in a happy environment instead of a crisis situation.Ž The “re district hopes to schedule more community events in the fall. For more information, call 941-474-3311, or visit online at www. englewood-“ reilly@sun-herald.comGrowing up with Englewood FireBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER Chris Davis and his fellow reghters breathe heavy after putting out the re. Corey Rowe gets a chance to hold the re hose. Paul Root and Kaia Root, 10 months, enjoy the sights and sounds of the Community Live Fire Night. Logan Burke, 3, is mesmerized by the re demonstration as he enjoys a lollipop. Juliet Maglio enjoys the opportunity to pretend to put a re with all that water. SUN PHOTOS BY TIM KERNThe Englewood Area Fire Control District hosted a Community Liv e Fire Night on Thursday, July 26, where they did live demonstrations of putting out res. Fire Chief Scott Lane serves up hot dogs at the Community Live Fire Night on Thursday. Fireghters go in prepared every time to control and extinguish the re. Liam Chaplin, 2, plays with his toy re truck while admiring the real trucks. 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 HAVE YOU HEARDWHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT HERITAGE OAKS?My 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 busyŽ Provided by: Gladys S. Current Resident CARING FOR BODY, MIND & SPIRITFIND OUT HOW YOU CAN SAVE UP TO THIS LIMITED TIME OFFERadno=54538893 Premier Laser Gum Surgery ProviderDr. Joseph FaraqExcellence in Comprehensive and Implant DentistryBeautiful smiles begin hereCharlotte Countys Premier LANAP Provider adno=50537948Joseph H. Farag, D.M.D.3441 Conway Blvd, Port Charlotte(941) Now Accepting New Patients adno=50538258 LAWN REPLACEMENT CALL MALONEY'S SOD No job too big or too small!www.maloneysod.comServing Charlotte County for 40 years941-637-1333


Page 12 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 STATE NEWS To view todays legal notices and more visit, To view todays legal notices andmorevisit 3000 NOTICES 3112 FICTITIOUS NAME 0 7/ 29 / 20 1 8 3138 OTHER NOTICES FL O RIDA SO UTHWE S TERN S TATE COLLEGE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS #18-05 PROJECT NAME: General Contractor Prequalification, Calendar Year 2019 PROJECT LOCATION: Lee, Charlotte and Collier Cam puses and Hendry/Glades Center RFQ SUBMITTAL: Thursday, 8/16/18 prior to 2:00 P.M. East ern Standard Time RFQ SUBMITTAL LOCATION: Florida SouthWestern State College, ATTN: Lisa Tudor, Office of Financial Services, Sabal Hall, Buildin g O, Room 116A, 8099 College Parkway, Ft. Myers, Florida 33919 PUBLIC EVALUATION TEAM MEETING: Friday, 8/24/18 a t 9:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time at Florida SouthWestern State College, Office of Financial Services, Sabal Hall, Building O, Room 105, 8099 College Parkw ay, Ft. Myers, Florida 33919. 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KEY LARGO „ For the “rst time in almost a decade, a rare and endangered butter”y is ”ying in the main stretch of the Florida Keys, once again defying the hurricanes and habitat loss that had brought it to the brink of extinction. Researchers hope the Miami blue butter”y „ a delicate creature with a wingspan about as wide as an adults thumb „ can “nd a way to thrive in a fragile environment that needed extensive restoration after Hurricane Irmas landfall with 130-mph winds last September. It is very tenuous, and all you can do is keep plugging away,Ž said Jaret Daniels, director of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida. The Miami blue is one of two federally protected butter”ies released in the island chain this week as part of a project aimed at increasing their numbers in the wild and expanding their ranges. The releases were delayed almost a year because of damage left behind by Irma. Daniels led a team of researchers placing about 150 dark blue, bean-sized chrysalises, protected from predators by plastic tubes, near grey nickerbean and blackbead plants in Long Key State Park on Tuesday. The “rst butter”ies emerged from their protective tubes Wednesday. The Miami blue was once common in coastal areas from the Keys north to Tampa Bay and Cape Canaveral, until development eliminated its habitat. It was feared extinct after Hurricane Andrew ravaged South Florida in 1992, until two isolated populations were rediscovered in the Keys. Unfortunately, one of those populations was in a state park that around 2009 became infested with invasive iguanas that ate the plants where the butter”y laid its eggs. Before Tuesday, the only wild population survived on a remote island off Key West. Theyre down to kind of all the eggs in one basket, so to speak,Ž Daniels said. Hundreds of chubby caterpillars of another endangered butter”y, Schaus swallowtail, were hooked onto the leafy branches of wild lime trees Monday in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Researchers hope they will survive predators such as birds and lizards, as well as tropical storms, to grow into butter”ies with bright yellow-and-brown stained-glass patterns and 5-inch wingspans. Schaus swallowtails historically lived in tropical hardwood hammocks from Miami south into the Keys, but their population crashed as droughts desiccated their remaining habitat. By 2012, only four were spotted in the wild, and a last-ditch captive breeding program began in Daniels lab in Gainesville. Hundreds of lab-bred butter”ies and caterpillars were released in Biscayne National Park, and several years later, researchers say those populations have signi“cantly increased and appear sustainable. Biologists from the university, Floridas Department of the Environmental Protection and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service participated in the releases. Labraised adult butter”ies of both species will be released in the Keys in the coming months. The butter”ies are among the rarest insects in North America, and they face daunting challenges even in parks protecting their habitat: They live on low-lying islands prone to rising sea levels, storm surge ”ooding, “erce hurricane winds, droughts and invasive predators. All butter”ies are food for other organisms in one life stage or another. They pollinate ”owers. They have a lot of impact on the environment as a group,Ž Daniels said. But if theyre gone, theyre gone.ŽResearchers help rare butter flies in Florida KeysBy JENNIFER KAYASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSIn this undated photo is a Miami blue buttery at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, Fla. In this undated photo is a Schaus swallowtail buttery at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, Fla. Fight over handicapped spot outside daycare turns deadly Publix: No dogs in grocery carts Monday is deadline to register to vote in Florida primaryFORT LAUDERDALE (AP) „ A man has died after authorities say he was stabbed over a handicapped parking spot at a day care center. Broward Sheriffs of“cials say 40-year-old Oswald Zambrano was parked in a handicapped spot earlier this month at Little Treasures Academy. Authorities say 43-year-old Julio Ramos confronted Zambrano and demanded he get out of his vehicle. Investigators say Ramos then stabbed Zambrano. The Sun Sentinel reports the auto mechanic and father of three died at a hospital Thursday. Family members said he had a heart attack and that his lungs and kidneys failed. Ramos is charged with second-degree murder and is being held without bond. MIAMI (AP) „ If youve been bringing Fido grocery shopping with you, sticking him in your shopping cart and passing him off as a service animal,Ž beware. TALLAHASSEE (AP) „ Monday is the last day to register to vote before Floridas Aug. 28 primary election. Floridians who want to switch their party af“liation for the primary also must act by the deadline. There are contested primary races for governor on both the Republican and Democratic sides. Voters will also pick nominees for attorney general and agriculture commissioner. There are also several contentious races for Congress. Florida residents can check their current registration status, register to vote or update their existing registration through the states online voter registration website RegisterToVoteFlorida. gov. Users will need their Florida driver license or Florida identi“cation card and the last four digits of their social security number. 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OUR TOWN: SUNCOAST HOMES SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2018 GRACIE, THE YORKIE, MILES FROM HOMEALLEGIANT CLAIMS ITS PILOTS CANT STRIKEDIVERS DEATH MAY HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY HEART Gracie is a 9-year-old, seven-pound Yorkie who, following a recent 11-day adventure, has been returned safely to her loving family in Sarasota. Seepage 8. Allegiant Air is seeking legal action due to a threatened strike by a pilot union, Allegiant announced last week . In turn, Allegiant filed a complaint in the United States District Court, District of Nevada, requesting a declaratory judgment affirming that pilots under the union may not strike as a remedy for a dispute . .Ž Seepage 9. Venice resident James Earl Little, 61, known as Bubba to family and friends, died doing what he loved best, diving for sharks teeth in the Gulf of Mexico, according to his wife, Linda. Seepage 9.Question: Im looking for a vacant lot to build on. I printed out a list of lots for sale and then took a drive to explore them. I was unable to locate many of them. My list includes the address of each lot, but of course, there are no mailboxes on vacant lots. Also, is there a way to determine the property lines once I do locate the lot? Answer : I think those are great questions. Close to half of all properties in Charlotte County are vacant lots. So, its very common to see vacant lots surrounded by other vacant lots. Of course, the only accurate approach to identifying the location and boundaries of a property is to get a survey. But I understand you just want a rough approximation. Here is the approach Ive found most useful for rectangular lots. The “rst step is to locate the lot of interest on the web site of your county property appraiser. In Charlotte, the link is www. From the top menu bar, select Record Search,Ž and then Real Property.Ž On the resultant screen, enter the street number and street name of the address. When entering the street name, do not include the suf“ce. For example, if the street name is Mark Twain Ln,Ž just enter Mark Twain.Ž Then click the Run SearchŽ link near the bottom of the page. On the resultant screen, click the Parcel IDŽ link that corresponds to your address. That will display the Real Property RecordŽ for the lot. On the bottom of the Real Property Record,Ž click the View MapŽ link. Click the View MapŽ link again on the next page. This will display the GISŽ page. You will see your lot highlighted in yellow. You will also see the property lines for your lot and all surrounding properties. In the upper-left of the screen, you can click the +Ž icon to zoom in, or the - icon to zoom out. Click the printer icon near the upper right corner of the screen and print this page, preferably in color. If you need help, click the ?Ž icon in the upper right corner for the help screens. Towards the upper-left corner of the screen, you will see a small icon that looks like a tiny ruler. Its a measuring tool. Click it. The ?Ž icon we just referenced will tell you how to use it. Now measure, in feet, the length of the property lines and write the measurements on your printout. Using the zoom links if necessary, adjust the aerial map so that it also displays the nearest home on the same street. We need to “nd out the address of that home. To do this, click the Italic iŽ icon to the upper right of the screen. A box titled identifyŽ will appear. Under select layer,Ž select Property Info.Ž Now click on the home that is nearest to your lot. The identify box will now display the address of that home and a lot more. Write the address of that home on the map you just printed. Click on the ruler icon again and measure the feet from the edge of the driveway to your lots side, property line. Write it down on the printout. If you can, take additional measurements from the lots property lines to other How to locate lots and boundaries BrettSLATTERYCOLUMNIST 19355 Water Oak Dr. #105 Port Charlotte, FL 33948 County: Charlotte Built: 2004 Price: $144,900 LP/SqFt: $141.50 Carport: One covered carport Beds: 2 Baths: 2 Sq FT Heated: 1,024 Pool: Community Pool Location: Ground ”oor, Heritage Oak Park Listing agent/Brokerage Info: Ellen McCarthy, Broker Assoc., Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty, 19700 Cochran Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33948, Direct number: 941-235-564813905 Alafaya Street, Venice 1978 Alliance Ave., North Port19355 Water Oak Dr. #105 Port Charlotte 13905 Alafaya Street, Venice, FL 34293 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2017 List Price: $257,000 LP/SqFt: $177.24 Garage/Carport: 2-car garage Beds: 2 Baths: 2 Sq FT Heated: 1,450 Total Acreage: 10,889 sq ft. Pool: Community Location: Island Walk at the West Villages Listing Agent/ Brokerage info: Lauren Fus 941-7268208 & Christina Burns 941-451-9247, Exit King RealtyBRETT | 3 1978 Alliance Ave., North Port, FL 34286 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2014 List Price: $349,900 LP/Sq. FT.: $183.77 Garage: 2-Car garage with 20x20 A/C Workshop Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Sq ft heated: 1,904 Total Acreage: .75 acres Pool: No Location: On 3 corner lots with circular pavers driveway, just off W. Price, convenient to I75 Listing Agent/Brokerage info: Ellen McCarthy, Broker Assoc., Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty, 19700 Cochran Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33948, Direct number: 941-235-5648 Commitment to telling THE STORY is what Sun Newspapers is all about. 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Page 14 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 2 BIRTHDAYS Happy 15th birthday to Jacob White on his special day, July 20. CONTACT FOR BIRTHDAYSEach week in Sundays Sun we run free birthday announcements, along with a photo. Email your .jpg photo of the birthday boy or girl of any age, along with the persons name, age, and birthday month and date, to Sherri Dennis at sdennis@ Deadline is noon Wednesday. Note: If you bring or mail in a hard-copy photo (to 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980), we will try to accommodate you, but we CANNOT guarantee the ability to return it to you. For more information, call Sherri at 941-206-1010. WINNERS CIRCLEAmerican Legion Post 103€ Sunday Darts winners July 22: 1-John Seaman and CW Clark; 2-Dale McDaniels, George Stern, Jr.; 3-Nancy Becker, Bill Tilley.American Legion Post 110€ Bridge winners July 23: Hilda Schnare, 4400; Ann Beers, 4200; Ann Lewis, 3970; Jean Finks, 3420.Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club€ Mahjong winners July 17: Connie Martell.Charlotte Square Condominium Complex€ Charlotte County Bridge Group winners July 21: Jay Oberlander, 5600; Barbara Allore, 4830; Virginia Clayton, 4220; Trudy Riley, 3940.Cultural Center of Charlotte County€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners July 19: (N/S) 1-Diana and Warren Prince; 2-Bill Vigneault, Anny Poveromo; 3-Dave Johnson, Sharon Redmond. (E/W) 1-Pat Betts, Randy Wentworth; 2-Mary Chupak, Margo Kalmus; 3-Ann Benmayor, Leslie Clugston. July 24: (N/S) 1-RJ Moore, Jean Holcomb; 2-Diana Prince, Randy Wentworth; 3-Bob Mohrbacher, Elizabeth Wood. (E/W) 1-Pat Betts, Russ Curtis; 2-Christine Beury, Mary Revins; 3-Warren Prince, Bill Vigneault. € Mahjong winners July 19: Table 1: Kathy Cimaglia, Toni Trezise; Table 2: Marie Devlin; Table 3: Ruth Watson, Cindy Robertson; Table 4: Carole Drake, Gina Adamo. July 24: Table 1: Linda Kopp, Cindy Robertson; Table 2: Carole Drake, Merry Davine; Table 3: Dorothy Quirk, Marie Devlin; Table 4: Judy Sprague, Evelyn Kalmaer. € Port Charlotte Cribbage Club 147 winners July 25: Ed Mielke, 14; Bob Sheehan,13; Bea Cook,12; Dennis Larson, 11; Herb Bacon, 11.Englewood Elks€ Trivia Game winners July 24: 1-Phillies; 2-Scorpions.Isles Yacht Club€ Duplicate Bridge winners July 25: 1-Jackie and Bob Whitaker; 2-Arlene and Ray Rothhaar.Kings Gate€ Wednesday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners July 25: Lynn Davis, 1373; Jim Conway, 1236; Gary Sblendorio, 1132. € Friday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners July 23: 1-Anna Sakson, 5760; 2-Harry Huddleston, 5050 3-Cleta Clark, 4040. July 20: Jim Conway, 1260; Fred Smith, 1146; Paul Headrick, 1029.Kingsway Country Club€ Ladies Bridge winners July 20: 1-Marlene Warburton; 2-Linda Bellmore.Moose Lodge 2121€ Euchre Card Game winners July 19: Jim Knott, 82; Mike Emerine, 76; Tony Rottenbucher, 67; Larry Barratt, 65; Linda Bollinger, 65; Joe Lanigan, 65. July 26: Ginger Emerine, 71; Connie Day, 70; Bill Whitehouse, 70; Barbara Cooper, 68; Mary Ebert, 66; Lois Swincher, 65; Mike Emerine, 65. € Contract Bridge winners July 18: Ernie Kamaitis, 5710; Lila Jameson, 4880; Trudy Riley, 4730; Jay Oberlander, 4290.Port Charlotte Bridge Club€ Contract Bridge winners July 20: Blanche Thum, 5230; Connie Oberlander, 4310; Jim Ellsworth, 4120.Twin Isles Country Club€ Duplicate Bridge winners July 18: 1-Nancy Scheer, Katie Costello; 2-(tie) Nancy Padgett, Sandy Loren; Kathy Strayton, Joan Lasley; Barbara Clay, Shirley Carlson. July 19: 1-Lilian Stein, Terri Leavy; 2-Nancy Padgett, Joan Shute; 3-Susan Baird, Joanne Ryder. July 25: 1-Nancy Padgett, Nancy Scheer; 2-Shirley Carlson, Joanne Ryder. July 26: 1-Nancy Padgett, Katie Costello; 2-Susan Baird, Sharon Groff. Want to add your group? Email for details. WEEKLY RECORDCharlotte County marriage licenses€ Jamil Johncy De Jesus of Port Charlotte, and Chelsey Marie Bourff of Port Charlotte € Paul Thomas Surprenant of Tolland, Conn., and Patricia Jean Hobart of Tolland, Conn. € Lindsey Newell Chase of North Port, and Jonathan Wyatt Sharpe of North Port € Sarah Campbell Gilbert of Port Charlotte, and George Edward Stern of Murfreesboro, Tenn. € Angelo Danielo Ortiz of Port Charlotte, and Christina Danielle Huddleston of Port Charlotte € Tracey Jenine Marazzi of Punta Gorda, and Dominick Toscano of Punta Gorda € Bryon Eugene King of Englewood, and Elizabeth Hill Delaughter of Englewood € Diane Marie Kosek of North Port, and Thomas Francis Smith of North Port € Heather Elaine York of Port Charlotte, and Silas Weldon Degroot of Port Charlotte € Douglas Lee Maupin of Englewood, and Bessie Lisa MacQueen of Englewood € Danica Deasis Bentillo of North Port, and William Thomas Caravello of North Port € Joseph Arthur Mazzeo of Punta Gorda, and Diane Lynn Fortunato of Newark, N.J. € Robert Eugene ONeal III, of Port Charlotte, and Tina Anne Ebin of Port Charlotte € Ashley Marie Wells of Port Charlotte, and Matthew Chipley Johnston of Port Charlotte € Tammy Lynn Pierce of Englewood, and Robert Allen Douglas of Englewood € Carlos Manuel Rivera of Punta Gorda, and Maritza Burgos Torres of Punta Gorda € Robert Raymond Ewing of North Port, and Kristy Marie Melucci of North Port € Darcy Rae Rountree of Port Charlotte, and Justin Lee Pullen of Port CharlotteCharlotte County divorces€ Tonya Lynn Douglas v. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 15 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 3 distinguishable reference points. On the printout, you may see tiny black lines along the street. Those are telephone-pole shadows. The layers icon on the map will let you include hydrants. For the next step, I recommend you use a 100-foot measuring tape. Drive to the home whose address you wrote on the map. The driveways edge is your reference point. Use the measuring tape to locate the lots nearest side boundary. From that corner point, you can mark off the lots width and depth. Heres a trick my Dad taught me that doesnt require a measuring tape yet provides a good approximation. Measure 2 points 20 yards apart. With a little practice, you can determine what stride youll need to walk from point to point with exactly 20 steps. Muscle memory will take over. Walking that walk will let you measure distances by multiplying each stride by 3 feet. For example, the rear property line of a lot that is 120 feet deep will be about 40 strides from the front property line. If there are no homes near the lot of interest, use your phones GPS system or Google Maps to locate the lot by address. You still want to print out the aerial map from the county to see where the property lines are in relation to distinguishable terrain features, hydrants, poles, trees, bare spots, boulders, etc. Happy explorations! Brett Slattery is broker/ owner of Brett Slattery Realty llc in Charlotte County. Brett responds to all questions and column suggestions, including those not printed due to space limitations. Reach him via 941-468-1430,, or PAGE 1 Find it in the CLASSIFIEDS! LOOKING FOR SOMETHING? TODAY Am.Leg.110 Breakfast, Post Canteen is open for Breakfast. Come and enjoy a great meal. Farmers Market, History Park Farmers Market open every Sunday 9am-1pm, 501 Shreve St., between Virginia Ave. & Henry St. 941-639-1887 Outdoor Market, American Legion Post 103 Sat, Sun 9-12 Variety of Vendors. 2101 Taylor Rd. Interested Vendors, call 626-2569 Prime Rib Dinner, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. Enjoy our $11.95 Prime Rib Dinner in Beaches Caf. Full menu also available. Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645, breakfast 7:30-11 Funday with Linda NASCAR/Bargo 12-7 Punta Gorda Elks, 12pm Bar & Tiki open; 2-5pm Funday Sunday; Music by Lee James @ 25538 Shore,PG,637-2606; members & guests AL 110-show me money, Show me the Money … join us for an afternoon of fun. Starting at 1:00 pm Fc Blast Kids, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 MONDAY Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 Trustees Meet 10am Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch;3pm Tiki; 4-7 Music/MichaelHirst;4:30-7:30 ChickenNite;7-9:30 Karaoke/ BillyG@25538ShorePG6372606;mbrs&gsts Mahjong @ Faith, All are welcome to come and play this fascinating game. Monday 12pm @ Faith Lutheran, 4005 Palm Dr, PG Moose Lodge Bingo, Every Monday. Speedy Bingo 5pm, Six Way & Jackpot Bingo 6 to 9:30. Food Available TODAY Eagles Breakfast, $7, 8:30-11:00 am, the Eagles, 250 Old Englewood Rd. 941-474-9802 Membership drive, open to the public Broasted Chicken, Broasted Chicken Dinner 2-4pm. Enjoy in club with cocktails or to go! Closing at 6pm. Rotonda Elks, members&guests Sunday Blue Plate, Chicken Stir Fry $6:00 VFW Aux. 550 N. McCall Rd. 4:00 6: P.M. Dine In Carry Out Public Welcome 9414747516 Karaoke @ the Eagles, with Gil & Rhonda from 6-9 pm at the Eagles, 250 Old Englewood Rd, 941-474-9802. Member drive. Food available to 8 pm Sunday Bingo, American Legion Post 113 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda Sunday Nigh t Bingo starts at 6:30p.m. MONDAY Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Partners in Play, Share meaningful play with your child ages 05 limit 12 families 10:15 or 11:45 Elsie Quirk Lib 100 W Dearborn 861-5000 Euchre, Euchre Every Mon & Wed @ 1:00 PM VFW Post 10178. 550 N McCall Rd., (941)474-7516 Come join us Wings & Dancing, Wings, dry & wet, burgers, salads, dogs, chili & specials 5-7pm Music by: TAT2 6-9pm Rotonda Elks, members & guests Zumba Gold & Toning, Get fit while working out with Ricki to world music at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St, 6-7 pm, $7 each. 445-1310 TUESDAY Badminton, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9-12p. $2 to play! Open to all levels. Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Plant Clinic, Plant Questions? Problems? Free Answers @ Charlotte Englewood Library 10-12 Tuesday & Thursday, Florida Master Gardeners Penny Bingo, Penny Bingo on July 31st has been cancelled. The Hall has been rented to EABOR for a meeting. No Penny Bingo in August. Pickleball Open Play, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-8611980, 1-4p. $2 to play. TODAY AMVETS 2000 Special, Best Breakfast in Town 8-11am Large menu to choose from $7 incl/bev 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Open 10AM-8PM, $0.25 off of drafts, domestic bottles & well drinks. 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Writers on the Air, POSSIBLE AUTHOR INTERVIEW Sign up 2 read: 2:30 Common Grounds Meeting Hall, 12735 US-41 FREE Open 2 Public 941-223-1262 SOA Fry & Grill Day, Relax & let the Sons do the cooking. A large menu to choose from 2-5pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Fc Blast Kids, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 AMVETS 312 Breakfast, 8:30-11:00 Large selection $7 Bloody Mary $1 Canteen Bingo 2-4 Dogs & Burgers 1-5 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 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. Mahjong, 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 DJ Scotty 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? 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Page 16 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 4 Q : We rent out a condo where the association controls the air conditioning and all utilities. Our tenant reported to us that the apartment was without A/C for two days and it was unbearable, so they stayed in a hotel. With the summer heat, I am sure it was sweltering in the apartment. They want me to reimburse them. I think it is the condos problem. What should I do? „ Anonymous A : Typically, when a rental becomes uninhabitable in the short term, the tenant is entitled to an abatement of the rent for the time the apartment was uninhabitable. This would be a prorated amount of time when no rent is due. Many tenants think the landlord would have to reimburse them for their hotel stay, but this is not how it works. Instead, they just do not owe rent for the time they could not use the unit. So if they were out for two days, then they would owe rent for 28 days out of 30, for example. This is another reason that I recommend that all tenants purchase renters insurance. It is important to see if your particular lease deals with this issue differently than the general rule. It is the landlords responsibility to deal with the condo association. While I suggest that the landlord ask the association for reimbursement, I doubt it will work. The association is not legally bound to give him any reimbursement unless the condos declaration explicitly states otherwise. However, it is worth a shot, especially since an association that controls the air conditioning is relatively rare and there may be a provision regarding this eventuality. Not having to deal with issues like property taxes, broken appliances and condo association problems is one of the positives of being a renter „ and one that many people think is a fair trade for their landlord making a small monthly pro“t and the gradual growth of the value of the home. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certi“ed as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from his of“ce in Sunrise, 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. Send him questions online at askpro or follow him on Twitter at @GarySingerLaw.Do I have to reimburse my tenant for 2 days without A/C?By GARY M. SINGERSUN SENTINEL In a previous column, I noted that large losses on HECM reverse mortgages could be attributed to adverse selection. The program attracts too many borrowers in desperate “nancial condition and too few borrowers with options. I argued that HUD, instead of cutting the amounts that borrowers can draw, which could make the adverse selection even worse, should seek ways to make the program more attractive to homeowners who are not desperate, whose repayment record will be better. I proposed several initiatives aimed at that objective. In this column, Id like to look at the problem in a slightly different way. An insurer encountering adverse selection is mispricing the insurance. The price to its high-risk customers is too low and its price to low-risk customers is too high. On the HECM program, all borrowers pay the same premium rates: 2 percent of property value at closing and 0.50 percent of the loan balance monthly. The critical question, which a policy of charging different premiums to different borrowers requires an ability to answer, is how you identify high-risk and low-risk borrowers? One plausible way to group HECM borrowers that might be related to risk of loss to HUD is by draw option. HECM borrowers select from the following menu of options: € Tenure payments: Monthly payments for as long as they reside in the home. € Term payments: Monthly payments for a period speci“ed by the borrower. € Cash at closing and after one year: On an Adjustable-Rate HECM. € Cash at closing: On a Fixed-Rate HECM. € Credit line: Against which borrower can draw at any time. € Combinations: Any of the above excluding cash at closing. The logical way to determine whether insurance premiums should vary with the draw option selected by the borrower is to compare loss rates on transactions grouped by draw option. Unfortunately, data on loss rates for different draw options are not publically available. What I am able to do is compare the ratio of insurance premiums collected from a borrower over the years to the growth of that borrowers debt. Other things being the same, a draw option that results in a higher ratio of premiums to debt should be lower risk. I calculated this number for the “rst three options listed above, applicable to a 63-year-old borrower with a house worth $400,000. Over the “rst 10 years, the ratio of premiums to debt was highest for the tenure payment option. In later years, however, it was highest for the upfront cash option. The differences were not large enough or consistent enough to justify any inferences about insurance premiums. That awaits analysis of the issue by HUD using data on loss rates. HECMs Tied to Annuities Have Gotten a Bad Rap The HECM today is a stand-alone product. At an early stage in the evolution of the HECM market, some originators persuaded borrowers to use HECMs to fund the purchase of deferred annuities, but the practice was viewed as an abuse „ originators looking to earn two commissions „ and was shut down. HECM lenders today cannot disburse funds at closing that will be used to purchase an annuity. That early episode left a residual prejudice against connecting HECMs to annuities, which is unfortunate. A borrower who uses a HECM to “nance the purchase of an annuity may be a better credit risk than a borrower drawing a tenure payment. Borrowers who have moved to a nursing home have an incentive to conceal the move if they are receiving payments that cease when they become non-occupants, but they have no such incentive if they are drawing annuity payments that continue until death. Concealing a move-out can result in a longer period in which a house sits unoccupied, or occupied by non-owners with no interest in maintaining it. HECMs Integrated Into Retirement Plans Would Carry Minimal Risk to HUD HECMs that are part of a well-designed retirement plan should carry little risk to HUD because borrowers will not face impoverishment that leads to neglect of the home. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 17 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 5 adno=721015NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASE The School Board of DeSoto County will soon consider a measure to increase its property tax levy. Last years property tax levy A. Initially proposed tax levyƒƒƒƒƒƒƒ... $ 10,976,401 B. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment Board and other assessment changesƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒ. $ (302,700) C. Actual property tax levyƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒ.. $ 11,279,101 This years proposed tax levyƒƒƒƒƒƒƒ $11,573,545 A portion of the tax levy is required under state law in order for the school board to receive $22,808,959 in state education grants. The required portion has decreased by 0.47 percent, and represents approximately six tenths of the total proposed taxes. The remainder of the taxes is proposed solely at the discretion of the school board. All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing on the tax increase to be held on July 31, 2018 at 5:01 p.m. at the DeSoto County School Board office 530 La Solona Avenue, Arcadia, Florida. A DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made at this hearing. adno=721016 NOTICE OF TAX FOR SCHOOL CAPITAL OUTLAY The DeSoto County School Board will soon consider a measure to continue to impose a 1.500 mill property tax for the capital outlay projects listed herein. This tax is in addition to the School Board's proposed tax of 4.751 mills for operating expenses and is proposed solely at the discretion of the School Board. THE PROPOSED COMBINED SCHOOL BOARD TAX INCREASE FOR BOTH OPERATING EXPENSES AND CAPITAL OUTLAY IS SHOWN IN THE ADJACENT NOTICE. The capital outlay tax will generate approximately $2,666,119 to be used for the following projects: MAINTENANCE, RENOVATION, AND REPAIR Maintenance and repairs Renovations and site improvement Correct de“ ciencies relating to safety to life, health, and sanitation Reimbursement of the maintenance, renovation, and repairs paid through the General Fund as permitted by Florida Statute Roof repairs and replacement Paving parking lots Americans with Disabilities Act compliance requirements Energy conservation measures MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES Purchase of 2 school buses NEW AND REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER AND DEVISE HARDWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE NECESSARY FOR GAINING ACCESS TO OR ENHANCING THE USE OF ELECTRONIC AND DIGITAL INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT AND RESOURCES, AND ENTERPRISE RESOURCE SOFTWARE New and replacement equipment Enterprise technology Computers and Digital Devices PAYMENTS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND SITES DUE UNDER A LEASEPURCHASE AGREEMENT Quali“ ed Zone Academy Bonds 2006, Principal, Repayment for: Nocatee Elementary School, DeSoto Middle School, West Elementary School and Memorial Elementary School Annual Lease/Purchase Agreement, Principal and Interest, for school buses PAYMENT OF COSTS OF COMPLIANCE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL STATUTES, RULES AND REGULATIONS Removal of hazardous waste Radon testing Asbestos abatement/removal Chlorinating/water testing and treatment PCB removal Test for “ re retardancy PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS FOR PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE NECESSARY TO INSURE THE EDUCATIONAL AND ANCILLARY PLANTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT Insurance premiums on District facilities All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to be held on July 31, 2018, at 5:01 P.M., at the DeSoto County School Board meeting room located at 530 LaSolona Avenue, Arcadia, Florida. A DECISION on the proposed CAPITAL OUTLAY TAXES will be made at this hearing. adno=721017


Page 18 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 6 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 C7401089 Sold 21280 BRINSON AVE #210 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 644 $46,000 Community $44,000 1 1 0 1974 Condominium Conventional 7/2 0/2018 0.96 C7401126 Sold 3100 HARBOR BLVD #315 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1119 $67,500 Community $58,000 2 1 1 1970 Condominium Cash 7/20/2018 0.86 D6100352 Sold 1515 FORREST NELSON BLVD #O-203 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 899 $78,000 Community $73,500 2 2 0 1984 Condominium Cash 7/ 20/2018 81.76 0.94 C7247937 Sold 22375 EDGEWATER DR #250 Building K 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1039 $84,900 Community $84,000 2 2 0 1974 Condominium Cash 7/20/2018 80.85 0.99 C7402911 Sold 4381 GROBE ST 34287 NORTH PORT 729 $85,000 None $85,000 2 1 0 1965 Single Family Residence Cash 7/23/2018 116.6 1 C7246642 Sold 19505 QUESADA AVE #UU204 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 899 $87,500 Community $82,500 2 2 0 1985 Condominium Conventional 7 /20/2018 91.77 0.94 C7401705 Sold 3310 LOVELAND BLVD #704 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1044 $97,900 None $85,000 2 2 0 1989 Condominium Cash 7/24/2018 0.8 7 D5923980 Sold 14459 RIVER BEACH DR #209 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1168 $99,900 Community $94,000 2 2 0 1986 Condominium Cash 7/23/20 18 80.48 0.94 C7401470 Sold 2284 ALTON RD 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1145 $102,000 None $85,000 3 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Cash 7/23/2018 0.83 C7401708 Sold 2010 S CYPRESS ST S 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1124 $104,900 None $102,000 2 2 0 1960 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/24/2018 0.97 N6100678 Sold 4655 BAYANO ST 34287 NORTH PORT 881 $109,900 None $107,000 2 1 0 1964 Single Family Residence Cash 7/23/2018 0.9 7 C7400997 Sold 7956 HYDE PARK AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1169 $117,700 None $109,000 2 1 0 1958 Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/2018 76.33 0.93 C7249397 Sold 26336 NADIR RD #10 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1087 $120,000 Community $115,000 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Other 7/20/2018 105. 8 0.96 C7402955 Sold 1651 NEW LONDON ST 34288 NORTH PORT 1288 $124,900 None $105,000 2 1 0 1984 Single Family Residence Cash 7/23/2018 42.25 0.84 A4215419 Sold 27193 SAN MARINO DR 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1038 $125,000 None $113,500 2 1 1 1962 Single Family Residence Cash 7/25/20 18 69.46 0.91 A4405461 Sold 224 CICERO ST NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1050 $128,000 Private $135,000 2 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 7/20/2018 1.05 D6100909 Sold 7052 HAWKSBURY ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1100 $134,000 None $134,000 2 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence FHA 7/23/2018 73 .14 1 C7401739 Sold 21491 WEBBWOOD AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1092 $134,923 None $129,900 3 2 0 1982 Single Family Residence Cash 7/23/ 2018 0.96 C7402003 Sold 1512 NE RIO DE JANEIRO AVE NE #327 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1265 $135,000 Community $135,000 3 2 0 1992 Condominium Conv entional 7/24/2018 106.72 1 C7401197 Sold 1634 ADRIAN ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 914 $135,000 None $135,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence FHA 7/23/2018 1 D5922723 Sold 13512 ISABELL AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1248 $135,000 Community $144,000 2 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence FHA 7/ 23/2018 95.24 1.07 D5922689 Sold 1020 W MARION AVE #49 33950 PUNTA GORDA 999 $135,000 None $128,250 2 2 0 1975 Condominium Cash 7/24/2018 128.38 0 .95 C7246179 Sold 18211 PETOSKEY CIR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1004 $138,000 None $127,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Cash 7/25/ 2018 99.22 0.92 C7402634 Sold 118 DOW RD 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1392 $139,900 None $136,000 3 1 1 1958 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 77. 23 0.97 D6101403 Sold 5308 MAHONEY ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1168 $140,000 Private $140,000 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24/ 2018 76.42 1 C7402293 Sold 1074 WINDSOR TER NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1106 $140,000 None $140,000 2 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24 /2018 1 C7400753 Sold 425 GARFIELD AVE NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1324 $145,000 None $145,000 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence FHA 7/23/ 2018 1 C7401831 Sold 6541 MARIUS RD 34287 NORTH PORT 1040 $148,900 None $148,900 2 1 1 1963 Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/2018 83. 42 1 C7402286 Sold 2379 SUNNINGLOW ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1684 $154,900 None $153,000 1 1 1 1989 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/ 2018 53.8 0.99 D6101081 Sold 6526 DULZURA ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1502 $155,000 None $155,000 2 2 0 1982 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24/2018 69. 51 1 A4403141 Sold 1424 LINDSAY AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1274 $156,000 None $163,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/2 3/2018 1.04 A4405350 Sold 18074 E LAKE WORTH BLVD W 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1213 $159,500 None $155,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Con ventional 7/25/2018 102.51 0.97 C7401755 Sold 3373 LAKE VIEW BLVD 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 912 $159,700 None $150,000 2 1 1 1973 Single Family Residence Convention al 7/20/2018 0.94 N5917333 Sold 8101 SYDNEY AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1524 $159,900 None $164,000 3 2 0 1969 Single Family Residence FHA 7/25/2018 87. 51 1.03 C7402541 Sold 432 XINGU CT 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1516 $160,000 None $165,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 68.9 5 1.03 C7402273 Sold 1362 NEWTON ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1338 $160,000 Private $161,000 2 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence FHA 7/20/20 18 71.56 1.01 C7402753 Sold 4027 ALLURE LN 34287 NORTH PORT 1172 $162,500 None $162,500 2 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/25/ 2018 86.53 1 C7401495 Sold 1089 RENOIR ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1672 $165,000 None $158,500 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence FHA 7/23/2018 0.96 C7403321 Sold 1610 ISLAMORADA BLVD #64B 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1516 $168,500 Community $168,500 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Cash 7/19/201 8 1 C7250266 Sold 409 LONDRINA DR 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1636 $169,000 None $167,000 3 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence FHA 7/19/2018 80 .6 0.99 C7402117 Sold 4457 LA ROSA AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 2247 $169,900 None $182,700 4 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/2018 1.08 C7401362 Sold 24543 BUCKINGHAM WAY 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1264 $169,900 Community $165,000 2 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Con ventional 7/23/2018 0.97 O5706726 Sold 5224 CHURCHILL RD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1283 $169,900 None $160,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 7/19/2018 0.94 A4401895 Sold 18363 LAKE WORTH BLVD 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1107 $169,900 Private $160,000 2 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence FHA 7/23/2018 80.48 0.94 D5923574 Sold 1410 BEACON DR 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1401 $169,900 Private $170,400 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 7/20/20 18 78.53 1 A4402278 Sold 8353 OCTAVIUS AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1184 $172,900 None $172,900 3 2 0 1998 Single Family Residence FHA 7/23/2018 9 4.02 1 C7401224 Sold 227 ORTIZ BLVD 34287 NORTH PORT 2088 $174,900 Private $185,000 3 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence FHA 7/25/2018 1.06 C7400090 Sold 24120 BUCKINGHAM WAY 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1236 $177,500 Community $167,500 2 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Con ventional 7/23/2018 89.96 0.94 C7402313 Sold 20416 TAPPAN ZEE DR 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1290 $178,000 Private $168,000 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conven tional 7/23/2018 97.11 0.94 C7251306 Sold 1318 AQUI ESTA DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1298 $178,700 None $151,500 2 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Conventional 7 /20/2018 72.94 0.85 C7401440 Sold 2490 HAVEN ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1504 $178,900 Private $173,000 3 2 0 1982 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 0.97 C7401370 Sold 22501 QUASAR BLVD 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1247 $179,900 Private $179,900 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventi onal 7/20/2018 93.99 1 C7249830 Sold 2090 MATECUMBE KEY RD #1307 33955 PUNTA GORDA 809 $179,900 Community $175,000 2 2 0 1998 Condominium Conventional 7/20/2018 216.32 0.97 C7401808 Sold 26472 DEEP CREEK BLVD 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1893 $187,900 None $190,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence FHA 7/20/2 018 68.15 1.01 C7248587 Sold 1640 ATARES DR #19 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1340 $187,900 Community $184,500 2 2 0 1989 Condominium Cash 7/20/2018 137.6 9 0.98 C7251210 Sold 18466 WINTERGARDEN AVE 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1626 $189,900 None $184,000 3 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Conven tional 7/24/2018 76.44 0.97 C7248318 Sold 2033 PENNSYLVANIA AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1324 $189,900 None $180,000 2 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 94.74 0.95 A4400568 Sold 4445 AVANTI CIR 34287 NORTH PORT 1614 $199,900 Private $185,500 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 7/19/2018 114.93 0.93 N5917309 Sold 3568 BROOKLYN AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1700 $199,900 Private $190,000 3 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Cash 7/2 0/2018 69.98 0.95 C7400676 Sold 2171 TOPSY TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1437 $201,900 None $201,900 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 99. 65 1 C7400164 Sold 701 COLUMBIA ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2426 $202,800 Private $200,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Convention al 7/20/2018 0.99 C7401205 Sold 1530 RIVAL TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1367 $209,900 None $206,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/ 2018 100.29 0.98 C7249727 Sold 20369 COPELAND AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1953 $209,900 None $209,900 4 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence VA 7/20/20 18 84.84 1 C7246748 Sold 3135 JUNCTION ST 34288 NORTH PORT 1660 $214,500 None $200,000 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Other 7/23/2018 85.03 0.93 N6100858 Sold 8690 ATTALLA AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1725 $214,900 None $210,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/2 4/2018 83.87 0.98 T2930323 Sold 2752 FIREBRAND RD 34288 NORTH PORT 2034 $214,900 None $204,500 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/ 20/2018 74.74 0.95 C7402601 Sold 23093 LINDALE AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1684 $215,000 Private $215,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Cash 7/2 0/2018 1 C7239470 Sold 1493 RIO DE JANEIRO AVE 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2730 $215,000 Private $213,000 4 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Conve ntional 7/23/2018 78.02 0.99 C7247477 Sold 1638 NABATOFF ST 34288 NORTH PORT 1755 $218,400 None $218,400 4 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence FHA 7/20/2018 1 C7249801 Sold 1912 BODDINGTON TRL 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1542 $219,900 Community $219,900 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 98.08 1 C7402034 Sold 10160 WINDING RIVER RD 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1676 $222,500 None $214,000 3 2 0 2014 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24 /2018 92.56 0.96 C7401359 Sold 2514 EDWIN AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 1858 $224,900 None $220,000 3 2 0 2013 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/23/ 2018 90.13 0.98 C7250102 Sold 160 DONNA CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1170 $225,000 None $200,000 3 2 0 1959 Single Family Residence Cash 7/23/2018 92.5 9 0.89 C7248164 Sold 26336 DEEP CREEK BLVD 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1700 $225,000 Private $221,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence FHA 7/2 5/2018 96.93 0.98 C7403616 Sold 25570 AYSEN DR 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2145 $227,000 None $227,000 4 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence VA 7/23/2018 1 A4404357 Sold 3434 LOTUS RD 34291 NORTH PORT 1379 $229,000 Private $216,000 3 2 0 1994 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/2 4/2018 0.94 C7401290 Sold 25172 ZODIAC LN 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1668 $230,000 Private $230,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/19/2018 95.08 1 C7251213 Sold 4558 HERMAN CIR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1166 $230,000 Private $220,000 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24/ 2018 94.75 0.96 C7246496 Sold 523 HALLCREST TER 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 2341 $230,000 None $225,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence FHA 7/20/20 18 64.05 0.98 D5923659 Sold 991 MANOR RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 960 $234,000 Private $215,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/25/2 018 106.12 0.92 U7854534 Sold 6174 COLLIER ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1344 $235,000 None $230,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 147 .63 0.98 O5521817 Sold 1250 EXOTIC AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 2155 $235,500 None $238,600 4 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20 /2018 1.01 C7249466 Sold 1648 DINSMORE ST 34288 NORTH PORT 1987 $238,250 None $235,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/2 5/2018 87.49 0.99 C7401463 Sold 4160 HARBOR BLVD 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1386 $239,000 None $230,000 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 110.42 0.96 D5922613 Sold 361 S NEW YORK AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1100 $239,000 Private $227,500 2 2 0 1964 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 156.25 0.95 C7251081 Sold 163 FLANDERS ST 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1864 $239,900 Private $243,000 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Convention al 7/20/2018 98.54 1.01 C7249671 Sold 880 DOLPHIN AVE NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2262 $245,000 Private $230,000 4 3 1 1981 Single Family Residence Cash 7/ 24/2018 78.44 0.94 C7251143 Sold 3525 WISTERIA PL 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1273 $246,900 Private $231,500 2 2 0 1957 Single Family Residence Cash 7/25/20 18 119.76 0.94 C7251549 Sold 4958 HUNGARY RD 34288 NORTH PORT 1841 $247,500 Private $240,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence FHA 7/23/2018 90.91 0.97 C7401797 Sold 5753 GILLOT BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1826 $249,000 Private $240,500 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24 /2018 91.62 0.97 C7251271 Sold 26186 RAMPART BLVD 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2107 $249,900 Private $235,000 4 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24/ 2018 80.29 0.94 A4406488 Sold 7215 MERONI BLVD 34291 NORTH PORT 1872 $259,000 Private $250,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 7/23/201 8 0.97 C7400951 Sold 25987 AYSEN DR 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2558 $259,900 Private $250,000 3 3 0 1992 Single Family Residence Conventional 7 /20/2018 74.07 0.96 A4208478 Sold 6529 GRAND CYPRESS BLVD 34287 NORTH PORT 2035 $259,900 Community $252,500 4 3 0 2015 Single Family Residence Conv entional 7/19/2018 95.9 0.97 C7251221 Sold 26191 COPIAPO CIRCLE 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1776 $264,900 None $257,500 3 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2 018 102.26 0.97 C7251266 Sold 1473 SAINT GEORGE LN 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2478 $264,995 Private $260,000 4 3 0 1987 Single Family Residence VA 7/24/ 2018 75.43 0.98 A4402985 Sold 2890 WHISPERING PINE LN 34287 NORTH PORT 1972 $279,900 None $272,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 7/25 /2018 97.49 0.97 C7243347 Sold 4920 AGEMAN AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 2404 $279,900 Private $267,000 3 3 0 1995 Single Family Residence Conventional 7 /20/2018 83.67 0.95 D6100339 Sold 3251 OSPREY LN 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1617 $288,000 Private, Community $280,000 2 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 7/25/2018 124.39 0.97 O5537941 Sold 2137 APIAN WAY 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1971 $288,405 None $283,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence FHA 7/20/2018 0.98 A4402247 Sold 2430 CHARLESTON PARK DR 34287 NORTH PORT 1931 $299,000 Private $290,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Conven tional 7/20/2018 0.97 D5923044 Sold 246 WOODLAND DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2137 $299,000 Private $285,000 3 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/ 19/2018 111.9 0.95 D6100015 Sold 1635 BAYSHORE DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1696 $299,900 None $299,900 3 2 0 1998 Single Family Residence VA 7/20/2018 1 C7250580 Sold 3768 PEBBLE TER 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 2428 $299,999 Private, Community $289,000 4 3 0 2014 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 89.39 0.96 C7401013 Sold 141 ACALYPHA 33955 PUNTA GORDA 2129 $305,000 Private $290,000 3 2 0 1995 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/1 9/2018 101.26 0.95 C7248456 Sold 3334 PURPLE MARTIN DR #116 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1851 $315,000 Community $305,000 2 2 0 2004 Condominium Cash 7/20/20 18 164.78 0.97 N5916622 Sold 5092 PROSCH CIR 34288 NORTH PORT 2132 $319,000 Private $283,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence FHA 7/20/2018 101.76 0.89 D5924125 Sold 6308 ZENO CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2021 $325,000 Private $305,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Cash 7/24/20 18 111.11 0.94 C7400175 Sold 14248 SILVER LAKES CIR 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1762 $339,900 Private, Community $327,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Re sidence Cash 7/23/2018 0.96 A4213330 Sold 6190 FALCON LAIR DR 34287 NORTH PORT 2424 $340,000 Community $330,000 4 3 0 2014 Single Family Residence Cash 7/2 5/2018 98.3 0.97 C7247438 Sold 4459 CREWS CT 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 2008 $354,900 None $300,002 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/2018 86.61 0.85 C7246328 Sold 325 MADRID BLVD 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2236 $355,000 Private $343,000 3 2 1 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/201 8 104.45 0.97 C7250659 Sold 16100 WATER OAK CT 33982 PUNTA GORDA 1700 $359,000 Private $356,000 3 2 0 1995 Single Family Residence Convention al 7/20/2018 141.49 0.99 D6101384 Sold 180 PARK FOREST BLVD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2060 $359,904 None $359,904 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 7/25/201 8 130.87 1 D6100372 Sold 14278 SILVER LAKES CIR 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1990 $369,000 Private, Community $379,000 3 3 0 2003 Single Family Re sidence Cash 7/19/2018 143.67 1.03 D5923885 Sold 1927 ILLINOIS AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1763 $374,900 None $365,000 3 2 0 1969 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/2 3/2018 139.74 0.97 D6100034 Sold 224 PINE GLEN CT 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2950 $375,500 Private $360,000 4 4 1 1997 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 67.78 0.96 C7250771 Sold 13662 ALLAMANDA CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2390 $379,000 Private $360,000 3 3 0 2008 Single Family Residence Cash 7 /19/2018 112.04 0.95 C7249626 Sold 217 SEVERIN RD SE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1620 $399,900 Private $389,000 3 2 0 1961 Single Family Residence Cash 7/2 0/2018 138.68 0.97 C7402300 Sold 2289 HATTIE CT 34288 NORTH PORT 3029 $425,000 Private $409,000 4 3 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/ 20/2018 109.98 0.96 C7243987 Sold 2858 DON QUIXOTE DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2396 $429,000 Private $415,00 0 3 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 138.1 0.97 D6101270 Sold 8228 BURWELL CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2949 $438,000 Private $430,000 3 2 1 2000 Sin g le Famil y Residence Cash 7/20/2018 118.33 0.98AREA PR O PERTY TRANSFERS


The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 19 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 7AREA PR O PERTY TRAN S FER S CO NTINUED C7401668 Sold 5218 COOPER TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2365 $438,900 Private $425,000 3 2 1 1995 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/ 2018 132.56 0.97 D5922251 Sold 9233 SANTA LUCIA DR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2098 $459,900 Private $455,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conven tional 7/20/2018 146.87 0.99 C7401952 Sold 95 SABAL DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1993 $485,000 Private $465,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 16 5.3 0.96ENGLEWOOD 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 D6100449 SLD 8 QUAILS RUN BLVD Unit#10 34223 ENGLEWOOD 647 QUAILS RUN $72,000 1 1 1 1979 Community Condominium Cash 7/17/2018 $111.28 0.97 D5923329 SLD 1281 BLUE HERON DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,008 HOLIDAY MOB ESTATES 3RD ADD $100,000 2 2 0 1974 Community Mobile Home Ca sh 7/18/2018 $99.21 0.84 D5924038 SLD 13100 S MCCALL RD Unit#137 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 850 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 95 02 $114,500 2 2 0 1984 None Villa Conve ntional 7/17/2018 $134.71 0.95 C7401725 SLD 7524 RATAN CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 864 VILLAGE HOL LAKES $125,000 2 2 0 1976 Community Mobile Home Cash 7/17/201 8 $144.68 0.97 D6100852 SLD 6800 PLACIDA RD Unit#293 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,092 FIDDLERS GREEN II CONDO $142,000 2 2 0 1989 Community Condominium Cash 7/17/2018 $130.04 1.02 D5921987 SLD 6523 AMORY ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 978 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 074 $148,500 2 2 0 1984 None Single Family Residence FHA 7/1 6/2018 $151.84 0.96 A4405783 SLD 7188 TEABERRY ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,080 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 $163,900 3 2 0 1992 None Single Family Residence FH A 7/17/2018 $151.76 1.03 O5706726 SLD 5224 CHURCHILL RD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,283 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 053 $160,000 3 2 0 2002 None Single Family Reside nce Conventional 7/19/2018 $124.71 0.94 D6100090 SLD 5385 CHURCHILL RD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,480 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 052 $163,000 3 2 0 1979 None Single Family Reside nce Conventional 7/16/2018 $110.14 0.96 D5923417 SLD 171 BOUNDARY BLVD Unit#171P 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,320 AL LAGO VILLAGE $169,900 3 2 0 2004 Community Condominium Conventional 7/20/2018 $128.71 0.94 D6100519 SLD 7128 FELICIA ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,609 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 067 $187,500 3 2 0 2007 None Single Family Residenc e FHA 7/17/2018 $116.53 1 C7248318 SLD 2033 PENNSYLVANIA AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,324 BELAIR TERRACE $180,000 2 2 0 1980 None Single Family Residence Conve ntional 7/20/2018 $135.95 0.95 D5923774 SLD 11412 OCEANSPRAY BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,834 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 065 $195,000 2 2 0 1987 None Single Family Residen ce Cash 7/16/2018 $106.32 0.98 A4400233 SLD 10430 CHABLIS AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,612 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 062 $204,900 3 2 0 None Single Family Residence Conve ntional 7/16/2018 $127.11 1 D6100212 SLD 15509 ALSACE CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,932 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 081 $213,900 4 2 0 2007 None Single Family Residen ce FHA 7/16/2018 $110.71 1.02 D5921337 SLD 2405 N BEACH RD Unit#17 34223 ENGLEWOOD 900 GULFRIDGE $219,900 2 2 0 2015 Community Condominium Cash, Seller Fina ncing 7/18/2018 $244.33 1 D5922525 SLD 513 ROTONDA CIR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,625 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $205,000 3 2 0 1999 Private Single Family Residen ce Conventional 7/16/2018 $126.15 0.9 U7854534 SLD 6174 COLLIER ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,344 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 069 $230,000 3 2 0 2004 None Single Family Residence Cas h 7/20/2018 $171.13 0.98 D5923391 SLD 139 KINGS DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,328 ROTONDA HEIGHTS $230,000 3 2 0 1997 Private Single Family Residence Cash 7/ 16/2018 $173.19 0.96 D5922613 SLD 361 S NEW YORK AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,100 ALLENWOOD $227,500 2 2 0 1964 Private Single Family Residence Convention al 7/20/2018 $206.82 0.95 D5924031 SLD 162 SMALLWOOD RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,199 ROTONDA LAKES $241,000 4 3 0 2006 None Single Family Residence Cash, Co nventional 7/17/2018 $109.60 0.98 N5916728 SLD 119 FAIRWAY RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,058 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $242,500 3 2 0 1990 Private Single Family Residenc e Cash 7/18/2018 $117.83 0.93 D5924099 SLD 8581 AMBERJACK CIR Unit#201 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,030 HAMMOCKS PRESERVE PH 01 $264,900 3 2 1 2007 Community Condomini um Conventional 7/18/2018 $130.49 1 D5923044 SLD 246 WOODLAND DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,137 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $285,000 3 2 0 1985 Private Single Family Residence Con ventional 7/19/2018 $133.36 0.95 D6100015 SLD 1635 BAYSHORE DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,696 ENGLEWOOD GARDENS $299,900 3 2 0 1998 None Single Family Residence VA 7/20 /2018 $176.83 1 D6100521 SLD 100 BRITT RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,943 ROTONDA LAKES $306,250 3 2 0 2018 Private Single Family Residence Cash 7/20 /2018 $157.62 0.98 D6100034 SLD 224 PINE GLEN CT 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,950 PINE GLEN $360,000 4 4 1 1997 Private Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/20 18 $122.03 0.96 C7250771 SLD 13662 ALLAMANDA CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,390 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 078 $360,000 3 3 0 2008 Private Single Family R esidence Cash 7/19/2018 $150.63 0.95 D6100334 SLD 240 ARLINGTON DR 33946 PLACIDA 2,092 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD $379,000 3 2 1 2007 Private Single Family Residence Conve ntional 7/16/2018 $181.17 0.97 D6100692 SLD 10161 TOPSAIL AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,502 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 $386,000 4 3 0 1994 Private Single Family Residenc e Conventional 7/18/2018 $154.28 0.97 D5921863 SLD 440 BOUNDARY BLVD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,970 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $392,500 4 3 0 2005 Private Single Family Resid ence Cash 7/20/2018 $132.15 0.95 D6101270 SLD 8228 BURWELL CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,949 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 093 $430,000 3 2 1 2000 Private Single Family Resi dence Cash 7/20/2018 $145.81 0.98 C7401668 SLD 5218 COOPER TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,365 PORT CHARLOTT SEC 54 $425,000 3 2 1 1995 Private Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 $179.70 0.97 D5922251 SLD 9233 SANTA LUCIA DR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,098 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 058 $455,000 3 2 0 2018 Private Single Family R esidence Conventional 7/20/2018 $216.87 0.99 D6100020 SLD 15492 LONGVIEW RD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,025 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 081 $460,000 3 2 0 2014 Private Single Family Res idence Conventional 7/16/2018 $227.16 0.96 D5921173 SLD 1759 GRANDE PARK DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,729 BOCA ROYALE $560,000 3 3 0 2005 Private Single Family Residence Cash 7/ 17/2018 $205.20 0.97 D5923489 SLD 9102 GRAND AVE 33946 PLACIDA 2,208 PRESERVE $700,000 3 2 0 1995 None Single Family Residence Conventional 7/19/20 18 $317.03 0.88 N5911903 SLD 1330 BEACH RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 3,350 HOLIDAY ISLES $1,150,000 3 2 0 1980 None Single Family Residence Cash 7/16/20 18 $343.28 0.77 D5915757 SLD 807 BELCHER RD 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,847 BOCA GRANDE INN, INC. $1,800,000 3 3 0 1987 None Single Family Residence C ash 7/18/2018 $974.55 1 D5922399 SLD 801 PALM AVE 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,143 BOCA GRANDE $1,850,000 2 3 0 2000 None Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/201 8 $863.28 0.89 D5922375 SLD 145 1ST ST E 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,901 PALM GROVE SUB $2,200,000 3 3 0 1994 Private Single Family Residence Cash, C onventional 7/20/2018 $758.36 0.94 D5922813 SLD 220 SEABREEZE CT 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,800 SEABREEZE $2,335,000 3 3 1 1987 Private Single Family Residence Cash, Se ller Financing 7/16/2018 $833.93 0.97 D5922856 SLD 647 BOCA BAY DR 33921 BOCA GRANDE 5,759 GRANDE BAY AT BOCA BAY $6,000,000 5 4 2 2001 Private Single Family Reside nce Cash 7/18/2018 $1,041.85 0.88SOUTH 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 RatioA4214336 Sold 3730 CADBURY CIR #510 Woodmere At Jacaranda $110,000 1 1 0 2000 Condominium Cash 7/17/2018 186.13 0.93 N5916486 Sold 680 CIRCLEWOOD DR #W-3 Circlewoods Of Venice $127,500 2 2 0 1973 Condominium Conventional 7/20/2018 116.44 1 A4401019 Sold 259 FENWICK DR #33 Saybrook Manor $130,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Conventional 7/20/2018 114.44 0.98 C7402730 Sold 915 SOUTHLAND RD South Venice $146,000 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 175.06 0.94 N5917131 Sold 762-K AVENIDA ESTANCIA #191 Estancias Of Capri Isles $150,000 2 2 0 1981 Condominium Conventional 7/18/2018 126 .48 0.94 N6100083 Sold 1308 PINE LAKE DR #8 Pinebrook Lake Club $160,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 7/20/2018 137.93 0.93 A4212453 Sold 454 PENNSYLVANIA AVE Osprey Park $160,000 2 1 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/19/2018 205.13 0.86 N6100674 Sold 535 CIRCLEWOOD DR #R-12 Circlewoods Of Venice $165,000 3 2 0 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Sold 105 PORTA VECCHIO BND #102 Toscana Isles $214,560 2 2 0 2018 Condominium Cash 7/18/2018 153.04 0.98 N6100863 Sold 732 MORNINGSIDE RD South Venice $220,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/2018 137.16 0.92 N6100316 Sold 611 IRONWOOD CIR #158 Ironwood Villas $223,000 2 2 0 1990 Condominium Cash 7/20/2018 151.49 0.99 N5916217 Sold 1001 INLET CIR #270 Bahia Vista Gulf $227,000 2 2 0 1970 Condominium Conventional 7/16/2018 343.94 0.97 A4405457 Sold 3190 VALENCIA RD South Venice $227,900 2 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence FHA 7/17/2018 138.29 0.99 N6100845 Sold 273 ALSACE AVE Venice East $229,500 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/17/2018 140.97 0.98 N5916314 Sold 1911 HAWTHORNE RD South Venice $232,250 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/17/2018 175.15 0.95 N5915224 Sold 9003 EXCELSIOR LOOP Rapalo $239,960 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence FHA 7/17/2018 157.66 1 N5916177 Sold 20180 RAGAZZA CIR #101 Gran Paradiso $250,000 3 2 0 2016 Condominium Cash 7/20/2018 139.59 0.98 N6101256 Sold 20875 VALORE CT Gran Paradiso $252,298 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 7/17/2018 188.28 1 N5916020 Sold 208 WETHERBY ST Wexford On The Green $255,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 151.61 0.95 N5916738 Sold 1805 PLUM LN Heritage Lake Estates $265,000 3 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 127.28 0. 99 N6100773 Sold 265 TANAGER RD South Venice $272,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 7/18/2018 160.95 0.97 N6100772 Sold 5815 WILSON RD Gulf View Estates $285,000 2 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Cash 7/17/2018 156.25 0.95 A4215943 Sold 1436 DONA WAY Mobile City $285,000 4 3 0 1952 Single Family Residence FHA 7/18/2018 165.31 0.95 A4404057 Sold 1400 TARPON CENTER DR #111 Gulf & Bay Club $290,000 2 2 0 1970 Condominium Conventional 7/20/2018 342.38 0.98 N5917123 Sold 13860 LIDO ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $294,900 2 2 0 2015 Single Family Residence Cash 7/16/2018 205.22 1 N5916765 Sold 20690 VITA CT Gran Paradiso $299,000 4 3 0 2016 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/16/2018 147.15 0.96 N5917388 Sold 2160 MESIC HAMMOCK WAY Stoneybrook At Venice $300,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 7/20/2018 154.48 0.96 N6100506 Sold 3611 ROSLYN RD South Venice $305,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/16/2018 155.37 0.94 N6100778 Sold 11760 PUMA PATH Stoneybrook At Venice $315,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence VA 7/18/2018 154.79 1 N6100737 Sold 20240 PEZZANA DR Venetian Falls $323,900 3 2 0 2009 Single Family Residence Cash 7/17/2018 187.66 0.96 A4215618 Sold 2186 CHENILLE CT Stoneybrook At Venice $330,000 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence VA 7/18/2018 192.98 1 N5916496 Sold 211 MARAVIYA BLVD Toscana Isles $335,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/17/2018 168.94 0.99 N5916484 Sold 769 SAWGRASS BRIDGE RD Sawgrass $336,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/19/2018 155.34 0.96 N6100369 Sold 4959 WILD DAISY LN Stonecastle At Southwood $338,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Cash 7/17/2018 161.41 0 .98 N6101282 Sold 1228 PINE NEEDLE RD Pinebrook South $340,000 3 3 0 1980 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/19/2018 160.08 1 A4408860 Sold 260 BENEDETTO CT Not Applicable $340,181 3 2 1 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/2018 164.82 1 N6100475 Sold 557 PARK ESTATES SQ Park Estates $342,000 3 2 0 1992 Single Family Residence Cash 7/19/2018 171.69 0.95 N5915086 Sold 1218 WHITNEY DR Manors Of Chestnut Creek $350,000 4 2 1 1991 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/16/2018 147 .49 0.92 A4213016 Sold 2493 SONOMA DR W Mission Estates $350,500 4 2 1 2001 Single Family Residence Cash 7/17/2018 137.24 0.89 N6100270 Sold 20350 GRANLAGO DR Gran Paradiso $354,000 4 2 0 2014 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/17/2018 157.82 0.98 A4209323 Sold 846 OAK POND DR Bay Oaks Estates $355,000 3 2 0 1995 Single Family Residence Conventional 7/20/2018 166.98 1 N5916560 Sold 609 SILK OAK DR Lakes Of 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Page 20 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 8Gracie is a 9-yearold, sevenpound Yorkie who, following a recent 11-day adventure, has been returned safely to her loving family in Sarasota. Some of her adventure is known, but some is not so clear. Heres how it all happened: Cheryl and IC, Gracies owners, were enjoying a fun day with company, cooking on the grill, when all of a sudden the smoke detector went off. While the owners were searching to find a ladder, someone inadvertently left a door open. Gracie, frightened by the alarm and the mayhem that followed, scooted out the door and ran for cover. Nobody could find her, and 11 days passed. Thats when a woman named Patricia found Gracie wandering along a busy highway in North Port. Patricia rescued her from the dangers of the street and brought her to Suncoast Humane Society in Englewood, hoping Gracie could be reunited with her missing family. Upon her arrival to the shelter, Kelly, an animal care specialist, examined Gracie and also scanned her for a micro-chip. (Having your pet micro-chipped is the most-effective way we have of identifying your lost pet). Thankfully, Gracie did indeed have a chip. A quick call by Kelly to the micro-chip company revealed Gracies owners, Cheryl and IC. The couple was ecstatic when they heard that, after being lost for 11 days, Gracie was safe and sound at Suncoast Humane Society. Obviously, something didnt add up. Gracie was lost in Sarasota and found in North Port. Maybe it is possible that this tiny, 7-pound Yorkie had walked 25 miles over an 11-day period. Dogs have been known to travel many miles to get back home, but not running away from home. There may be a little light on the mystery. A posting appeared on a lost-and-found pet community Facebook page. A Yorkie matching Gracies description had been lost in North Port. For some reason, the posting disappeared when word spread that Gracie had a micro-chip and actually belonged to Cheryl and IC in Sarasota. Ok, maybe Gracie didnt walk the 25 miles to North Port. Just maybe she was picked up and taken by car to North Port, by someone wanting a small Yorkie. Could it be that she escaped and was actually trying to hoof it back to her family in Sarasota? After all, her family had filed a lost dog report with Sarasota Animal Services. They had also spent $350 on posters which were placed all over their community. Who would think to file a lost pet report with agencies 25 miles away? Thank goodness for micro-chipping. Oh, and after leaving a very generous donation, Cheryl, IC, and Gracie are saying Thank goodness for Suncoast Humane Society.Ž Phil Snyder is the executive director of the Suncoast Humane Society. He has more than 40 years of experience in animal care, control and welfare, including 15 years with the Humane Society of the United States. To learn how you can help homeless animals at your humane society, visit or call 941-474-7884.Gracie, the Yorkie, traveled many miles to be found Phil Snyder It happens at family dinners, in coffee shops and break rooms across the United States. Utter the words climate changeŽ and the believers and deniers align to argue for and against the science. But what is the science behind the dire predictions and warnings of scientists? In his class Changing Effects of Climate Change,Ž Kenneth Soltys briefly explores how CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere have changed during Earths history, how those changes compare with todays atmosphere and how they are causing increased air and ocean temperatures, storm development and sea level rise. The class is 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 at Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Renaissance Academy, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, Punta Gorda. The class is a completely apolitical and nonpartisan discussion of one of the greatest challenges facing the global community today „ climate change,Ž Soltys said. It is intended for those who want to become more informed about climate change and its effects, like private citizens, medical professionals, teachers and others.Ž Soltys retired after a career in environmental and sustainability sciences working as an environmental analyst for the Massachusetts Office of Environmental Affairs. He has a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and completed graduate studies in organic chemistry. The geologic record shows the maximum atmospheric concentration of CO2 never exceeded 300 ppm (parts per million) over the last 420,000 years, a record that stood until 1950. Since 1950, the maximum concentration has risen to 400 ppm „ an increase of 33 percent in just 68 years,Ž Soltys said. Because this level of CO2 in the atmosphere is unprecedented, we have no examples to illustrate what could happen.Ž Acting like a planet-sized thermal blanket, the increased concentration of CO2 is trapping heat that would otherwise bleed off into space. The trapped heat is causing Earths average air and water temperatures to rise, according to Soltys. Like water heating in a pot on the stove, warmer water expands to occupy more space than cooler water, causing sea levels to rise globally in a process called thermal expansion. Once the primary cause of sea level rise, melting glaciers and polar ice caps have supplanted thermal expansion as the primary cause of sea level rise. This melting has caused the loss of 39 percent of Arctic sea ice since 1980, Soltys said. Using new and old methods, including satellite measurements, scientists have determined the Global Mean Sea Level (GMSL) has risen by four to eight inches over the past century. The annual rate of rise, however, has roughly doubled to 0.13 inches per year, according to National Geographic. The consequences of sea level rise can be seen in Miami and Miami Beach,Ž Soltys said. Both cities are raising sidewalks and installing expensive pumping systems to keep low-lying areas free of water.Ž Increased sea temperatures are also causing the Gulf Stream to slow, resulting in a reduction of warm water carried away from the equatorial regions of the Atlantic. The slowing of this powerful current combined with increased evaporation is making it easier for hurricanes to form and strengthen, Soltys said. When hurricanes do form, Sea level rise magnifies the effects of hurricane-generated storm surge,Ž Soltys said. A higher sea level increases how far inland a storm surge can reach.Ž For more information or to register for Changing Effects of Climate Change,Ž call 941-505-0130.FGCU class explores science of climate changeŽBy RICK RAMOSFLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY Need that hard-to-find item? Find it in the Classifieds. Advertisement Advertisement DOES YOUR BUSINESS QUALIFY? CALL 941-205-6406BUSINESS 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 22 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 10 Venice resident James Earl Little, 61, known as Bubba to family and friends, died doing what he loved best, diving for sharks teeth in the Gulf of Mexico, according to his wife, Linda. Little, a construction manager with Crowther Roo“ng in Sarasota, set out Thursday morning, July 12, with three friends in a center console “shing boat that Little obtained from the Freedom Boat Club. Their destination ƒ Manasota Key. Sometime during the dive, James Little disappeared. He was discovered around 10:20 a.m. by a Venice Fire Department marine patrol during a grid search of the area. Family and friends are now awaiting the results of an autopsy and toxicology report by the Medical Examiners Of“ce and death investigation by the Sarasota County Sheriffs Of“ce, all of which could take months to complete. Littles dive equipment was collected by law enforcement and will be examined as well. A preliminary “nding by the medical examiners of“ce points to drowning due to a heart condition, said Linda Little. James Little had bypass heart surgery around 2010. He was about to go in for a battery of tests this October for a suspected leaky heart valve, which can cause shortness of breath, especially with exertion. The divers were all experienced. The Littles have been diving for a decade, and met Dr. Bob Lee, 58, and his son Tommy, 21, around eight years ago while diving. They were on vacation from Canada and were diving with Little on July 12, staying with the Littles at their Venice residence. The fourth passenger was another friend, Ben Schultz, 54, fossil diving expert with the Venice Dive Center, who called 911 on the day of the dive. Linda Little said she hasnt spoken about the dive with any of the participants that day. Im still in shock,Ž she said, noting she plans to meet with some of them in the coming weeks. This much she learned: the divers were about 100 yards offshore diving in a depth of only 12 to 17 feet. He was a really good family man,Ž Linda Little said. His passion was diving. Thats what he loved to do. We mostly did summertime dives when its warm.Ž Jim always had a cando attitude and infectious love for life, his family and friends,Ž read his obituary. His passion for the ocean and diving for shark teeth inspired he and Linda to move to the sea (in 2006). Jim and Linda loved to welcome family at their Venice home as he was a consummate host and made sure others were always comfortable.Ž As a young man, Little attended the University of Arizona on a football scholarship. He was a standout athlete in football and basketball at Oswego High School, and became an avid outdoorsman and hunter. During his work career, Little managed multiple construction and roo“ng companies. A celebration of life was held July 19 at Farley Funeral Home in Venice.Heart condition may have contributed to divers deathBy GREG GILESNEWS EDITOR JAMES LITTLE SARASOTA „ The Sarasota County School Board will meet Tuesday for “nal approval of its budget and millage rate. The board discussed the budget and millage rate during its last School Board meeting July 24. The 2018-19 projected budget for the general fund is $463,963,632, and its capital fund is projected at $61,326,229. During Tuesdays presentation, Assistant Superintendent for Finance Mitsi Corcoran said the rise in the general fund is due to the schools new police force and the teachers two-year salary agreement. Staf“ng is the biggest cost for the district this year, and despite this the district is still contracting services. The largest contracts are due to the district not being able to hire additional psychologists and therapists for language and speech, Corcoran said. Even with these changes the fund reserve for the district is staying above 7 percent. The projected reserve this year is 7.68 percent. Along with the approval of the budget, the board will also move to approve this years millage rate. The millage rate for this year is projected to come in at 7.003. Last years rate was higher at 7.209. One mile is equal to $100 per every $100,000 of assessed property value. The board will discuss the “nal budget and millage rate beginning at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the board chambers, 1980 Landings Boulevard, Sarasota. Meetings are broadcast live on The Education Channel, Comcast channel 20 and Frontier channel 33.Email: aherrera@sun-herald.comSarasota County Schools budget nears approvalBy ALEXANDRA HERRERA STAFF WRITER Allegiant Air is seeking legal action due to a threatened strike by a pilot union, Allegiant announced last week. The union, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 1224, threatened to strike due to the airline refusing to fix a sham scheduling system,Ž the union said in early July. In turn, Allegiant filed a complaint in the United States District Court, District of Nevada, requesting a declaratory judgment affirming that pilots under the union may not strike as a remedy for a dispute over the time line of negotiating an agreement on and implementing a new preferential bidding system,Ž a press release said last week. The negotiations are considered a minor dispute,Ž according to the Railway Labor Act and the collective bargaining agreement (CRA) between Allegiant and the union. Its unfortunate the union would utilize an unlawful strike threat during the peak summer season for what is ultimately considered a minor dispute,Ž said Scott Sheldon, Allegiant executive vice president. The Teamsters have left us no choice but to take this action,Ž he said. Allegiant Air agreed to implement a negotiated scheduling system by April 19, 2017, said Captain Andrew Robles, an Allegiant Air pilot and executive council chairman at the union. For two years, we have seen management delay progress and renege on agreements it previously made,Ž Robles said. We are disappointed, but not surprised, to learn that management has chosen to continue this approach by hiding behind a frivolous lawsuit.Ž If the strike were to take place, it could result in flight cancellations and affect thousands of airline passengers from Las Vegas to Allegiants destinations in Florida, including Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). The airport has 145 full-time Allegiant employees, 63 of those pilots, according to the airports 2017 economic study. PGD has landed almost 3,000 Allegiant flights in 2018, serving over 135,000 passengers in June alone, as previously reported. Crewing Solutions, which is IBTs selected PBS vendor, has been working towards making changes to its program to improve the scheduling system. IBT and Allegiant are currently in a CBA to determine software requirements for a preferential bidding system. The system will schedule pilots by considering their personal preferences and then ranking those preferences based on seniority. The preferential bidding system, in its current form, doesnt support the CBA as agreed upon by the company and IBT,Ž Sheldon said. Though the company has put in a lot of time into fulfilling their obligation under the CBA, the final build specifications are under development by Crewing Solutions. Crewing Solutions CEO James Fasso affirmed that the company is in the process of customizing their software to meet the pilots requirements. We hope to have the final product ready for deployment in the near future,Ž Sheldon said. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 23 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 11In an attempt to involve parents and kids, the Shannon Staub Public Library brought the 1980s to the facility recently. The event was part of a camp inviting students to get to know some of the programs at the library. Library goes back to the 80s SUN PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIA Kids gather around one another and work together to gure out clues in the Stranger ThingsŽ escape room at Shannon Staub Publi c Library. Alexis Braga, 7, participates in Shrinky Dink 80s-themed crafts. Shantel Berry, her daughters Brooklyn, 8, and Jordan, 7, were just three of many who attended Shannon Staub Public Librarys recently held 80s themed summer reading kicko party. Tiany David with Childlike Productions gives a free face painting to Catalina Rodgriguez, 2. The Goggin family „ Je, his wife, Kristina and their children Luca, 6, and Kodi, 3, dress for the occasion. NORTH PORT „ As kids are gearing up to head back to school, the city is doing the same with the annual Back to School Resource Fair. The fair will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W Price Boulevard. Those who have registered in advance will receive a free backpack, which comes with school supplies. There were 238 families registered, for 539 children. However, Erin Bryce, Communications & Outreach Coordinator for General Services, said if a family has not registered they are still encouraged to attend. I think the message doesnt get said enough that this is a really cool event and whether you registered or not, this is a great event to attend,Ž she said. There will be 28 exhibitors ranging from health care, child care, child mentoring and educational programs. This is for North Port families with children in school,Ž Bryce said. Its an opportunity for parents and guardians to “nd out information for resources available in North Port.Ž And Bryce added those exhibitors will be passing out supplies as well. So the people who may have missed the deadline for registering for backpacks should still consider coming and a lot of organizations have tables providing giveaways that would further help,Ž she said. For more information on the event, contact the Social Services Division at 941-429-3700. Email: Back to School fair set for Aug. 4 in North Port By LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITERadno=50520426 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING MATTERS: PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP AND COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ELEMENTS, DEVELOPMENTS OF REGIONAL IMPACT OR CHANGES THERETO, REZONINGS, PRELIMINARY AND FINAL PLA TS, STREET AND PLAT V ACATIONS, DRC FINAL DETAIL PLANS OR CHANGES THERETO, TEXT AMENDMENTS AND STREET NAMING A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSALS AND PETITIONS AS DESCRIBED BELOW WILL BE CONDUCTED BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD ON MONDAY August 13, 2018, at 1:30 P.M. OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS THE MATTER MAY BE HEARD DURING THE COURSE OF ACTION. THE HEARING WILL BE HELD IN COMMISSION CHAMBERS, ROOM 119, FIRST FLOOR, BUILDING A, THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION CENTER, 18500 MURDOCK CIRCLE, PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA. THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD IS NOT BOUND TO CONSIDER THE PETITIONS IN THE ORDER LISTED IN THIS NOTICE. ANY OF THESE PETITIONS MAY BE CONSIDERED AS SOON AS THE MEETING COMMENCES. COPIES OF SAID PETITIONS WITH COMPLETE LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS AND SUBSEQUENT STAFF REPORTS WILL BE A V AILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT (18400 MURDOCK CIRCLE) AND ALL CHARLOTTE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES. ADOBE PORTABLE DOCUMENT FORMAT (.pdf) FILES OF ALL PETITION PACKETS AND AN AGENDA WILL BE PLACED AT THE FOLLOWING INTERNET ADDRESS: http://www.charlottecounty” .gov/boards-committees/pz/Pages/Meeting-Agendas.aspx ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE URGED TO ATTEND THESE PUBLIC HEARINGS. THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO SPEAK; THERE WILL BE A FIVE-MINUTE TIME LIMIT FOR EACH CITIZENS PRESENTATION ON AN AGENDA ITEM. IF YOU HA VE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT A STAFF PERSON AT ANY TIME IN ADV ANCE OF THE PUBLIC HEARING(S). PLEASE CALL 941-764-4903 AND MENTION THE PETITION NUMBER OF THE MATTER YOU WISH TO DISCUSS. PETITIONS PA-18-06-30 Legislative Commission District III Pursuant to Section 163.3187(1)(C), Florida Statutes, adopt a Small Scale Plan Amendment to change Charlotte County FLUM Series Map #1: 2030 Future Land Use, from Resource Conservation (RC) to Commercial (COM); for property located at 13000 and 13012 Fishery Road, and 14001 Gasparilla Road, in the Placida Revitalizing Neighborhood; containing 0.78 acres; Commission District III; Petition No. PA-18-06-30; Applicant: Pl acida Point LLC; providing an effective date. Z-18-06-31-TDU Quasi-Judicial Commission District III An Ordinance pursuant to Section 125.66, Florida Statutes, amending the Charlotte County Zoning Atlas from Industrial Intensive (II)(6.07 acres), Residential Multi-family (RMF-5)(5.03 acres), Residential Single-family 3.5 (RSF-3.5)(0.92 acres), and Environmentally Sensitive(ES)(1. 18 acres) to Planned Development (PD); increasing the density from 23 units to 60 units; for property located at 13000, 13010, 13012, 13050, 13060 13070, 13080, 13090, 13100, 13120, and 13130 Fishery Road, 13120 Pier Road, and 14001 Gasparilla Road, in the Placida Revitalizing Neighborhood; containing 13.20 acres; Commission District III; Petition No. Z-18-06-31-TDU; Applicant: Placida Point LLC; providing an effective date. PA-18-05-29-LS Legislative Commission Districts I & II Pursuant to Section 163.3184(3), Florida Statutes, transmit a Large Scale Plan Amendment to the Department of Economic Opportun ity (DEO) and other State review agencies for review and comment; the request is to amend Future Land Use (FLU) Policy 3.1.2: Conservation Subdivision Protect Open Spaces and Maximum Density/IntensityŽ under the Agriculture (AG) Future Land Use Map designation; Petition No. PA-18-05-29-LS; Applicant: Citrus Creek Grove, LLC; providing an effective date. Z-18-05-28-ID/TDU Quasi-Judicial Commission District V An Ordinance pursuant to Section 125.66, Florida Statutes, amending the Charlotte County Zoning Atlas from Planned Development (PD) to PD, potentially increasing the density from 0 units to 1,013 units; for property located northwest of Veterans Boulevard, south of Hillsborough Boulevard, and east of Morningstar Waterway, in the Port Charlotte area, containing 67.54 acres; Commission District V; Petition No. Z-18-05-28-ID/TD U; Applicants: Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners and Charlotte County School Board; providing an effective date. SHOULD ANY AGENCY OR PERSON DECIDE TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING, A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING IS REQUIRED, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. 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Page 24 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 12SAILINGCharlotte Harbor Multihull Association : For multihull owners or those interested in them. No dues. Meets first Monday of each month 6 p.m. at Harpoon Harrys. Visit com/group/CHMA/ or call Ron, 941-876-6667. Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center : Year-round weekly sailing classes for youth and adults. Monthly Portsmouth racing second Saturday each month. Family membership $140 per year includes use of boats on days open. Discounts available for multiple family members taking a class. Classes open to public and include beginning learn to sail, learn to race, advanced race training, tactical racing, water safety. Contact 941-456-8542 or email at or web at www.thesailingcenter. org or Facebook page Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center. Learn to Sail : Learn to Sail is offering youth sailing summer courses weekly from June 4 through August 10 at the YMCA Bayfront Center, 750 Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. The cost is $165 per week. Limit of 12 students per week. Resgister and pay online at www. or call 941-999-1102 for more information. MODEL SAILINGClub schedules : Sun Coast Club meets Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South County Regional Park in Punta Gorda. Open to the public. 941-628-8802. Dragon boat club: The Charlotte Harbor Dragons Boat Club meets Wednesday and Saturday at 8 a.m., at the Port Charlotte Beach Complex, 4500 Harbor Boulevard, Port Charlotte for practices. This club races Dragon Boats at various venues in Florida year round. Learn more about uu by joining us for practice. Contact Eddie Amara at 941-740-1286 or SWIMMINGCharlotte County Swimming : Year-round USA Swimming team provides instruction and competition ages 5 and up. Visit www. or call Susan, 941-628-1510.RUNNINGZoomers : The Southwest Florida club emphasizes running events and triathlons. Visit for information. The 2018 Pirate Treasure Trot a 5K road race presented by Port Charlotte High School will be held Saturday Aug. 18 at Port Charlotte High School. The 5K road race starts at 7:15 a.m. and the one mile fun run begins at 8:15 a.m., at the Port Charlotte High School Track, 18200 Cochran Blvd. Port Charlotte. The proceeds benefit both the girls and boys cross country teams at Port Charlotte High School. The 5K course is flat and winding, multi-surface with start and finish on paved track. The course includes some grass fields, paved sidewalks, parking and driveways surrounding the Port Charlotte High School Campus and the Charlotte County Technical Center. The one mile fun run will be on the track and grass fields. Awards will be presented for the following divisions; male and female in the overall masters, grandmaster, senior grandmaster, veterans and the top three in the following age groups, nine and under; 10-12; 13-14; 15-16; 17-18; 19-24; 25-29; 30-34; 3539, 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64 and 65 and over. The entry fees for the 5K pre-registration, on or before Aug. 5, $18; 5K pre-registration, students K-12, on or before Aug. 5, $12; one mile pre-registration, on or before Aug. 5, $3; the 5K race day registration, after Aug. 5, $23; 5K race day registration, students K-12, after Aug. 5, $18; one mile race day registration, after Aug. 5, $7. To register for the event, pre-race registration is online at www.RunSignUp. com, or by mail postmarked by Aug. 2. Race day registration is at the Port Charlotte High School Track and Football Stadium from 6 a.m. to 7:10 a.m. for the 5K and from 6 a.m to 8:10 a.m. T-shirts are only guaranteed to pre-registered 5K runners and walkers. For more information contact Ray Chumbley at 941-380-4519 or email Raymond.Chumbley@ yourcharlotteschools. net. Make non-refundable checks payable to Port Charlotte High School Athletics. BASEBALLSenior Men : The South Florida Suns, mens over-50 baseball team, is looking for players. All positions needed. Call 941-456-5229.LOCAL SPORTS LOCAL SPORTS Contact usBenjamin Baugh € Sports Editor or 941-206-1175 Jacob Hoag € Staff writer or 941-206-1122 EMAIL: FAX: 941-629-2085 SunCoast Sports NowWhen news breaks, we blog it at www.suncoast Like us and share our photos on Facebook: SunCoastSports Follow us on Twitter for live updates and breaking news: @SunCoastSports How to ƒSubmit a story idea: Email or call the sports department at 941-2061175. Must contain name, address and number. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1175. To report an error: Call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email Jake Fraley wears a cross around his neck and his faith on his sleeves. His journey has been one of challenges, that has seen him persevere during the most difficult of times, but its his character and faith that have shaped him into the man hes become. The Charlotte Stone Crab outfielder is surging in the second half of the season batting .345 with 40 hits in 34 games since returning from the DL on June 7 and .459 with five extra-base hits, nine RBIs, four stolen bases since July 5. Hes in midseason form now, but has endured a series of injuries during a frustrating first two years in the Tampa Bay Rays system. When hes experienced adversity „ something hes faced repeatedly „ baseball has helped him cope, but his faith has kept him grounded. Its been a blessing,Ž Fraley said of his return to the lineup. But my identity is not within the game of baseball, its how valued and loved I am by Jesus. Its allowed me to really take the pressure off the game itself. Ive had to deal quite a bit with injuries these first two seasons, but just understanding who I am has allowed me to take that pressure off myself.Ž Fraley, a devoted Christian and soonto-be father of two, grew up in a Catholic household where his faith was funneled through his stepmother. His parents divorced when he was 5 year old, and for many years he had an estranged relationship with his mother, leaving a void that was often difficult for Fraley and his two siblings. Growing up it was tough,Ž now 23-year-old Fraley said. I didnt have my biological mother in my life for many years and a lot of stuff going back and forth affected me and my sister even to this day. I owe a lot to my stepmother, who took in three kids at a very young age and raised them as her own.Ž The absence of a relationship with this biological mother served as the impetus for Fraley to forge a strong connection with God, one that provided him with an invaluable resource, a coping mechanism. His faith has been tested countless times, but hes never wavered in his commitment to Christ, consistently overcoming adversity. Since being selected 77th overall out of LSU, in the competitive balance B round of the 2016 MLB draft, Fraley has missed nearly a full season due to injury. Its been really frustrating for him, but Jakes a very intelligent kid,Ž Charlotte hitting coach Joe Szekely said. He realizes that he can only control what he can control. When hes healthy he can go out and try and put up those numbers, but when hes not, theres not a whole lot he can do.Ž Fraley had a promising debut season in 2016, leading the New York-Penn league in triples (7) and stolen bases (33), and was deemed the fastest baserunner and best defensive outfielder in the Rays organization by Baseball America. Entering his first full season with Charlotte, his enthusiasm was compromised by missed time, but Fraley demonstrated his character through rehabilitating himself and returning to the lineup. I never had any significant injuries my entire career until I got to professional baseball,Ž Fraley laughed. I had a little hamstring strain in my sophomore year at LSU and I think I missed maybe four games, but nothing before LSU. So ever since I got to professional baseball, its been a little bit of a whirlwind, but you look at all the guys in the big leagues and no one has a perfect story.Ž The first setback came as Fraleys speed and playmaking ability sent him leaping for a driving ball while playing center field in mid-April 2017. His aggressive play, which had him dive for the ball, bruised a few ribs and caused him to miss 20 days. Fraley showed his resiliency in returning to the lineup, but another injury would send him to the disabled list, prematurely ending his season. The outfielder would be a victim of retaliation. Fraley was simply next in line to get plunked by Fort Myers pitcher Randy Leblanc. He felt the action stemmed from a misunderstanding in the game prior. The pitch from Leblanc landed squarely on his knee cap. Fraley appeared in four games for the Gulf Coast Rays, in a rehab role toward the end of the 2017 season, and continued his rehab in the Australian Baseball League where he diligently applied himslef to make up for lost time. Australia was one of the most beautiful places Ive ever been,Ž Fraley said. The beaches and everything there are literally right out of a movie. I played extremely well over there and actually won the MVP of the whole league. There were a couple of older guys, who I was able to get under their wing and really learn little things, that I can really put on my belt and use in my career.Ž Fraley hit .361 with 13 home runs as a member of the Perth Heat, and again he would lead the league in stolen bases with 39 in 40 games. He regained his form and felt a wave of confidence entering spring training the following year. But turf toe would once again potentially derail his season. As an athlete, being relegated to the bench and absent from the lineup arent easy adjustments. The term spent by Fraley on the disabled list, steals precious at bats, as well as vital time spent in the eyes of the organization, in what Fraley calls a what have you done for me latelyŽ profession. Many players find themselves cast aside, during the duration of their rehabilitation, and are almost forgotten until their return. For some, it can be a dark period, especially when theyve missed a considerable amount of time as Fraley did. Rather than agonize in the depths of his frustration, he directed his focus toward the bigger picture and the world outside of the sport he loves. He relied on his faith to stay balanced. These injuries kind of eat at you, especially when its something you cant control,Ž Fraley said. Its just about focusing on the good stuff like how well I played this past offseason and how well Ive played in the two months since Ive been back. I know my identity with Christ and its allowed me to see the bigger picture and not get wrapped up in the game itself.Ž After a significant injury „ or three „ theres always the question of whether or not he will regain his form, to be the same dynamic player fans and coaches saw prior to the series of setbacks, or whether the injury has detracted from his ability to play at the same level. Fraley bucked that trend, and with his return to center field where his playmaking has been missed, Charlotte has surged to a 13-7 record in July, with Fraley hitting .388 in 14 games this month. He even surprised meŽ Szekely said. Being out that much time and coming back in everybody elses midseason form. He jumps in and starts swinging the bat pretty well and has just continued on.Ž Baseball has played a significant role in Fraleys life since he was a child, and players dont make it to where he is now without dedicating countless hours to their craft. But as important as baseball is to his future, it isnt everything. It doesnt consume him. It isnt his sole focus or even his main one. Its given him the ability to support his family, the chance to live out a childhood dream and become a role model for todays youth. Most importantly, it has created a platform to display, expand and spread his faith. Baseball is obviously my passion,Ž Fraley said. Its what I love to do and it provides for my family in this very moment. I just want to be in the lineup everyday. But its not my focus. It would mean a lot to me to be able to spread Jesus every where we go.ŽStone Crabs outfielder Fraley focuses on faithBy JACOB HOAGSTAFF WRITER STONE CRABS: FEATURE LOCAL SPORTS CALENDAR


DanMEARNSCOLUMNIST Health & HopeLast week in this space, Dr. John Rioux discussed a National Cancer Institute (NCI) study that showed the incidence of colon and rectal cancer rising sharply among young and middle-aged Americans. The study reported colon cancer rates increasing about one to two percent per year for people in their 20s and 30s, while rectal cancer rates climbed about three percent per year in that age bracket. Colon cancer in your 20s is quite rare,Ž said Dr. Rioux, a board-certi“ed general surgeon practicing at Gulf Pointe Surgical Specialists and Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. Ive seen one such patient, who was 28 and had genetic abnormalities.Ž Among people in their late 30s through 40s, however, Dr. Rioux said he and his colleagues are de“nitely seeing an increase in the number of patients who come to see us.Ž The NCI study showed colon cancer rates in adults aged 40 to 54 increasing by one-half to 1 percent, while rectal cancer rates rose by 2 percent per year. Those percentages may seem small, but the fact they are rising at all is cause for concern. Screening can uncover colorectal cancer and, if its found early enough, make it easier to treat. Screening methods include stoolbased tests and visual exams through a colonoscopy. Physicians currently follow the colonoscopy guidelines set by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent, volunteer panel of national experts in disease prevention and evidence-based medicine. Thats because under the law, preventive services must be covered by insurers if those services meet the task forces recommendations. The current recommendation is Rising colorectal cancer rates prompt insurance concernsDAN | 6Every year, Americans make 30,000 emergency room visits because of food allergies, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Even touching a surface that previously held peanuts can trigger anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. When a peanut-allergic person starts feeling their throat close up, they stab themselves with an epinephrine, or adrenaline, device and then head to the ER for a few hours of monitoring. What if there was another way? Researchers, doctors and pharmaceutical companies are trying to make people less allergic to peanuts. A peanut pill and a patch could be widely available by the end of 2019. And in the meantime, a small number of private-practice allergists have been offering oral immunotherapy, in which you gradually eat more peanut products under a doctors supervision. Right now, the majority of allergists only prescribe patients an epinephrine device and tell them to strictly avoid peanut protein, in hopes of warding off reactions such as hives, swelling, blood pressure loss and dif“culty breathing. The FDA has not approved any treatments for peanut allergies, which affect 2 percent of children today. This spring, Aimmune Therapeutics announced that it had wrapped up a 10-nation trial for its peanut pill,Ž AR101. Of the 69 trial sites, two were in North Carolina: the Food Allergy Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill and a private practice, Allergy and Asthma Partners in Charlotte. Our hope all the time is to make a cure, to make this go away permanently and never have to worry about it,Ž said Dr. Edwin Kim, a researcher at the Food Allergy Institute and the father of a peanut-allergic child. These kids dont want to think about it. They dont want to have to worry about it. They want to be normal.ŽUPDOSING AND MAINTENANCEFor decades, people with hay feverŽ or other environmental allergies have received allergy shots. Allergists inject you with increasing amounts of serum derived from whatever youre allergic to, building up your tolerance for the allergen. You start twice a week and stretch out the time between injections. After several years, youll no longer need the shots. What we found out in the 80s and 90s was that doing something similar, like putting peanuts into an allergy shot, wasnt effective,Ž Kim said. Thats where the idea of oral immunotherapy was born, since eating the food is how your body learns to tolerate it.ŽIs there hope for peanut allergies? By YEN DUONGTHE NEWS & OBSERVER PEANUT | 3Knowing how to swim is one of the most important tools a person can have in warm weather, when people are most inclined to go swimming in pools, lakes and oceans. Swimming is a fun yet potentially dangerous activity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each day roughly 10 people die from unintentional drowning in the United States. That makes drowing the countrys “fth-leading cause of unintentional death. Knowing how to swim is essential for people who plan to spend time in the water. Swimmers are urged to learn as many different swimming techniques as possible to strengthen muscles in their body and prevent fatigue in the water. The most common swimming styles include freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butter”y stroke. FreestyleThe freestyle, or front crawl, is a popular stroke among seasoned swimmers. When doing the freestyles, swimmers alternate their arm movements and a ”utter kick to propel them through the water. People who need to reach a distressed swimmer or cross a body of water quickly rely on the freestyle to do so. Freestyle swimming offers a full-body workout as well.Expand swimming styles for increased safety and fun PROVIDED BY MCC PHOTO PROVIDEDSwimming is a fun yet potentially dangerous activity. FUN | 4The connection between energy and eating is signi“cant. A healthy diet and approach to eating can vastly improve energy levels, while a poorly planned diet that lacks nutrition can contribute to feelings of fatigue and increase a persons risk for various ailments. The Harvard Medical School notes that different kinds of foods are converted to energy at different rates. Thats why some foods, such as candy, provide quick boosts of energy while foods such as whole grains tend to supply the body with energy reserves that it can draw on throughout the day. Its not just what people eat but how they eat that can affect their energy levels. In addition to choosing the right foods, men and women can try the following strategies as they look to eat to boost their energy levels. € Eat smaller, more frequent meals. Avoiding the traditional three-meals-per-day approach may help improve energy levels, The connection between eating and energyPROVIDED BY MCC PHOTO PROVIDEDCaffeinated beverages can provide a temporary boost of energy as well. However, men and women who drink coffee or other caffeinated beverages to boost their energy levels should avoid doing so in large amounts after 2 p.m. Thats because caffeine can cause insomnia, and insufficient sleep can dramatically affect energy levels.ENERGY | 8 Feeling Fit PORT CHARLOTTE € PUNTA GORDA € NORTH PORT € ENGLEWOOD € ARCADIA SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2018 WWW.FEELINGFIT.COM Jennifer Gilpin, ARNPis now accepting e patients in Port Charlotte Call today to schedule an appointment.Same day appointments also available!941-255-353519531 Cochran Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33948 www. MillenniumPhysician .com adno=50538589


Page 26 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 President Michael Beatty Publisher Glen Nickerson Feeling Fit EditorMarie Merchant 941-206-1135 Medical Advertising Executives:Bibi R. Gafoor 941-258-9528 Jim Commiskey 941-258-9526 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 Sundays edition of Feeling Fit. News briefs are published as space permits. Contact feelingfit@ or call 941-206-1135.Feeling FitHopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimers disease after decades of failures. An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a midstage study, and it removed much of the sticky plaque gumming up their brains, the drugs makers said Wednesday. The results have been highly anticipated and have sent the stock of the two companies involved soaring in recent weeks. The drug from Eisai and Biogen did not meet its main goal in a study of 856 participants, so overall, it was considered a ”op. But company of“cials said that 161 people who got the highest dose every two weeks for 18 months did signi“cantly better than 245 people who were given a dummy treatment. There are lots of caveats about the work, which was led by company scientists rather than academic researchers and not reviewed by outside experts. The study also was too small to be de“nitive and the results need to be con“rmed with more work, dementia experts said. But they welcomed any glimmer of success after multiple failures. Were cautiously optimistic,Ž said Maria Carrillo, chief science of“cer of the Alzheimers Association, whose international conference in Chicago featured the results. A 30 percent slowing of decline is something I would want my family member to have,Ž and the drugs ability to clear the brain plaques looks pretty amazing,Ž she said. About 50 million people worldwide have dementia, and Alzheimers is the most common type. There is no cure „ current medicines just ease symptoms. Some previous efforts to develop a drug to slow the disease may have been tried too late, after much damage had already occurred. The new drug aimed sooner, in people with early Alzheimers, and the drug works at an earlier step in formation of the sticky brain plaques. Study participants were given one of “ve doses of BAN2401 or a dummy treatment via IV. After one year, the companies said the drug didnt meet statistical goals. But after 18 months, they saw a bene“t in the highest dose group. What makes it tricky, though, is that they used a new way to measure mental decline, a scale that combines parts of three other widely used tests. This is the “rst study to use that measure, and its unclear how much of a difference a 30 percent slowing of decline makes „ whether it allows someone to continue to bathe or feed himself, for instance. Its intriguing, but these are designs were not used to seeing,Ž and it will require more study for doctors to feel comfortable with this as a measure of success, said one independent expert, Dr. Julie Schneider of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. On one traditional measure of thinking skills, those at the highest dose declined 47 percent less than people given a dummy treatment. Brain scans added evidence that the drug might be effective. All participants had signs of the sticky plaques that are the hallmark of Alzheimers at the start of the study, but 81 percent of people on the highest dose saw all signs of them disappear after 18 months, an Eisai of“cial said. Side effects leading to discontinuation of treatment occurred in 19 percent of those on the high dose and 6 percent of the dummy treatment group. Cases of brain swelling, which have been seen in other treatments targeting the plaques in the brain, occurred in two people in the placebo group and 16 of those in the high dose group. Other dementia experts were encouraged. Thats a very hopeful outcome. It means we may be on the right track,Ž said another scientist with no role in the work, Dr. Stephen Salloway, neurology chief at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Reisa Sperling, a neurologist at Harvardaf“liated Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston, said its important to realize that this is not a cure, just possibly a slowing of decline. Were not suddenly returning people back to their pre-Alzheimers baseline,Ž she said. Dr. Lynn Kramer, chief medical of“cer of Eisais neurology unit, said the companies would talk with regulators about further studies. Shares of Biogen, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Eisai, based in Tokyo, soared after July 5 when they announced that the drug had slowed the progression of early Alzheimers disease for certain patients. Biogens stock jumped 19.6 percent in one day, its biggest move in 14 years, and has continued to rise. Eisai rocketed 40 percent in two days. Biogen stock gyrated in aftermarket trading after the study results were released. After switching between gains and losses several times, it fell 6.5 percent.Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimers diseaseBy MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP CHIEF MEDICAL WRITER AP PHOTOThis 2003, le photo shows a section of a human brain with Alzheimers disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Bualo, in Bualo, New York. On Wednesday, two drug makers said an experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study, and it removed much of the sticky plaque gumming up their brains. Lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimers disease, a major study finds. Its the first time a single step has been clearly shown to help prevent a dreaded condition that has had people trying crossword puzzles, diet supplements and a host of other things in hope of keeping their mind sharp. In the study, people treated to a top blood pressure reading of 120 instead of 140 were 19 percent less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment. They also had fewer signs of damage on brain scans, and there was a possible trend toward fewer cases of dementia. This is a big breakthrough,Ž said Dr. Jeff Williamson of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina. Its more important than ever to work with your physician to ensure that you have good blood pressure control.Ž He led the study and gave results Wednesday at the Alzheimers Association International Conference in Chicago. Theyre considered preliminary until published, expected later this year. Independent experts cheered the news. We have long known that high blood pressure is bad for your heart. Now were also learning its bad for your brain,Ž said James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives at the Alzheimers Association.THE BRAIN-BLOOD PRESSURE LINKAbout 50 million people worldwide have dementia, and Alzheimers is the most common type. There is no cure „ current medicines such as Aricept and Namenda just ease symptoms „ so prevention is key. Roughly half of adults in the United States have high blood pressure under guidelines adopted last year that define it as a top number of 130 or more, rather than 140. Normal is under 120. High pressure can damage blood vessels and has long been linked to a higher risk for dementia. But its not been known if lowering pressure would reduce that risk or by how much. The federally funded study was designed to test this in the most rigorous way.ABOUT THE STUDYIt involved more than 9,300 people with high pressure. Half got two medicines, on average, to get their top reading below 140. The rest got three drugs, on average, and aimed for 120. During the study, the top pressure averaged 121 in the intensivetreatment group and 135 in the other group. The study was stopped in 2015, nearly two years early, when it became clear that lower pressure helped prevent heart problems and deaths. But tests of thinking skills continued for two more years, and these new results were revealed on Wednesday. Researchers saw a 19 percent lower risk of mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, in the intensive-treatment group „ 285 cases versus 348 in the higher pressure group. About half of people with MCI develop dementia over the next five years. Its really more important to prevent MCI than dementia in some ways. Its like preventing high cholesterol rather than a heart attack,Ž Williamson said. There also were fewer dementia cases in the intensive-treatment group but there were too few to say lower blood pressure was the reason. Dementia takes longer to develop than mild impairment does, so doctors think the difference may widen over time. MRI scans on 454 participants showed that those in the lower pressure group had less white matter lesions „ areas of scarring or damage from injury, such as inadequate blood supply. It matchesŽ the other results on thinking skills and bolsters the evidence that lowering blood pressure helps, said Laurie Ryan, a dementia scientist at the National Institute on Aging.HOW LOW TO GO?This studys previous results led to last falls guidelines change, setting high pressure at 130. Some doctors have criticized that as too aggressive, but the new results, showing benefits to the brain, support and maybe even extend the guidelines,Ž Williamson said. The goal of below 130 is extremely important.Ž The study did not test specific blood pressure drugs. Instead, each participants doctor chose which ones to use from the more than a dozen available. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 27 FEELING FIT 3 Oral immunotherapy, or OIT, works the same way the allergy shots do: slowly up your tolerance for the allergen, until you no longer have allergic reactions to it. You start with a very small amount of the food, check to make sure you dont have any reactions, and then gradually increase that amount in a process called updosing. Dr. Wesley Burks at Duke University “rst demonstrated how to increase patients tolerance to peanuts in 2009. His 29 patients then started with mixing a few crumbs of peanut ”our into applesauce or pudding, then updosed for months by eating a little more each day to build up tolerance for the allergen. Once they passed a food challengeŽ of eating about 16 peanuts at once, the patients entered maintenance, which meant they ate eight peanuts a day for years afterward. Every OIT study since then has followed a similar updose and maintenance pattern, with some including the food challenge.THE PATH TO THE PEANUT PILLIn 2011, a parent-run nonpro“t brought together representatives from the National Institute of Health, the FDA, pharmaceutical companies and academic centers including Duke to “gure out how to cure food allergies. Aimmune formed from that meeting. They asked: What will it take to get a treatment approved for food allergies?Ž said Dr. Daniel Adelman, Aimmunes chief medical of“cer. We needed a high quality, reproducible, reliable product, and there was no such thing at the time.Ž By 2013, the company created AR101, capsules of proprietary peanut ”our that come with a standardized updose and maintenance schedule. As in the 2009 Duke study, patients mix the peanut product with food and eat it. Aimmune has tested AR101 on more than 1,000 patients. By the end of this year, Aimmune will apply to the FDA for a license to sell AR101 in the U.S., Adelman said. At the same time, another company hopes to offer a peanut patch,Ž called Viaskin, which patients will wear for increasing amounts of time to updose and then will wear all the time for maintenance. Burks has moved to the Food Allergy Institute at UNC, where researchers are also working on peanut dropsŽ held under the tongue, Kim said. No pharmaceutical company has picked up the drops yet, so they will not be available for consumers for at least several more years. If they pass, AR101 and Viaskin will be the “rst FDA-approved products to treat peanut allergies.ELIAS STORYWhen Elias Kroboth of Raleigh was a baby, he broke out in full-body hives when his brother ate a peanut butter sandwich across the table. So after Elias turned 2, he started OIT with a private allergist who had worked on the Duke studies. Over the past three years, he updosed from crumbs per day to his maintenance level, when he eats “ve to eight peanuts per day and then rests for two hours to watch for a reaction. His mother, Kira Kroboth, said they worked closely with Elias allergist. When Elias immune system was “ghting off colds from the rest of the family or travel, she texted the allergist to ask how much to lower his daily dose. It took her several tries to “nd an allergist who offered OIT instead of only preaching strict avoidance. There was no other option besides heres an EpiPen, good luck,Ž Kroboth said. When we had that “rst appointment when he ate three tiny breadcrumbs of peanut, I felt OK, like we were doing something about this. Each updose was empowering.Ž A thriving parent network helps families “nd the rare allergists who offer OIT. The website OIT 101 ( lists just over 100 private practice allergists nationwide, out of around 5,700 allergists certi“ed by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. The website emphasizes that patients should not attempt to do OIT themselves and says that it only lists vetted allergists who offer OIT. Of the 22 private-practice board-certi“ed allergists in the Triangle and 21 in Charlotte, Kroboth said only three offer OIT. Eligible patients may enter the pill, patch or drop trials at UNC and in Charlotte, but Elias wasnt the right age when the trials began. I get frustrated because I feel like all the pharmaceutical powers are looking for a solution that ends up being pro“table, like the patch or the pills,Ž Kroboth said. We already know what works. We just need to get allergists on board and get them familiar with the protocols and do what we know works.Ž Both the peanut pill and private practice OIT claim 80 percent to 85 percent success at desensitizing patients to peanut proteins and cross contamination. Both have strong supporters suspicious of the other regimen. If you go to the Whole Foods and get peanut ”our, you dont know the protein content of that peanut ”our,Ž Adelman, the doctor with Aimmune Therapeutics, said. You either are administering this as a drug where you know exactly what youre giving and you have con“dence youre administering it in a controlled way, or you can kind of wing it and hope for the best. Frankly, as an allergist dealing with life-threatening allergies, I dont play dice with my patients lives.ŽPEANUT GROWERS HOPEFULAbout one in 13 children have at least one food allergy, according to the nonpro“t organization Food Allergy Research & Education, and up to 15 million Americans total. Researchers, nonpro“ts and industry members have been scrambling for solutions for decades. Since 2001, the National Peanut Board has put over $25.3 million toward peanut allergy research, including sending funding to Burks, the lead researcher of the 2009 Duke study. They also supported a 2015 study that showed that parents should offer peanut products to very young children at risk of peanut allergy, in hopes of preventing the allergy. For years, pediatricians had been telling parents to wait until the child is 2 years old before peanuts are introduced, and the (2015) study proved that is not the right way to go and that early introduction is going to be a deterrent to keep children from developing peanut allergies,Ž said Bob Sutter of the North Carolina Peanut Growers Association. In 2017, North Carolina produced almost 480 million pounds of peanuts. North and South Carolina are the 5th and 6th growers of peanuts in the nation. Elias Kroboth, the peanut-allergic Raleigh child, doses with peanuts produced and specially processed in North Carolina, which avoid cross-contamination with tree nuts and other allergens. Were very excited by the possibility that children might be able to not have to avoid everything,Ž Sutter said. Hopefully this (pill) will limit the accidental exposure reactions.Ž Funding from the National Peanut Board and nonpro“t organizations support academic research in labs and with small samples, then larger pharmaceutical companies step in for large-scale development and deployment. If the FDA approves every product, parents will have several options if they can “nd willing allergists: the pill, the patch, the drops under the tongue and private-practice OIT. The reason you have FDA approval of drugs is because they have oversight of manufacturing processes „ theres a reason for regulation,Ž said allergist Dr. Laurie McWilliams, who does not offer private practice OIT. That keeps drugs at the level they should be. What if you get a different dose on a different day because that peanut doesnt have the same high amount of protein content?Ž Kim, the allergist and parent from UNC, said the pill was the most effective but also the least convenient treatment. The patch is less effective, but has a short updose period and hassle-free application. In a perfect world it would be great to have multiple treatments,Ž Kim said. Every child varies. Maybe the child is higher risk, and even if theres a little more dif“culty doing the treatment its worth it for those. Maybe for other families its all about convenience, and they need protection but theyre pretty good at avoidance. Id love for there to be options. That would give more power to the allergist and to the families as well.Ž The success of the peanut pill may spread the popularity of private practice OIT, McWilliams said. They might say the peanut product isnt different from whats in the grocery store, and theyll go grind it up,Ž McWilliams said. Beyond peanut, Aimmune is working on trials for egg and walnut allergies. The company behind the peanut patch also is developing patches for milk and egg allergies. Elias sits at the same lunch table each day for children with allergies, and teachers wipe him with soap and water before eating, as opposed to just water like allergy-free children. Using OIT to increase his tolerance for peanuts has helped the entire family, Kroboth said. Theres no doubt in my mind if we had not done OIT it would have been a traumatic “rst year of school,Ž Kroboth said. We eat out, we ”y, weve been on vacation, and these are all things we did not do in the beginning and we now do without fear. Its life changing.ŽPEANUTFROM PAGE 1 Its important to know who to trust with your familys health because you want the very best. Fawcett Memorial Hospital has been serving the community since 1975 and has been recognized with the 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award by Healthgrades, putting your community hospital in the top 5% in the nation for patient safety. 21298 Olean Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 € 941.629.1181 € adno=50537940


Page 28 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 That hot lunch delivered to your door? Your health insurer might pick up the tab. The cleaning crew that “xed up your apartment while you recovered from a stroke? The hospital staff helped set that up. Health care is shifting in a fundamental way for millions of Americans. Some insurers are paying for rides to “tness centers and checking in with customers to help ward off loneliness. Hospital networks are hiring more workers to visit people at home and learn about their lives, not just their illnesses. The health care system is becoming more focused on keeping patients healthy instead of waiting to treat them once they become sick or wind up in the hospital. This isnt a new concept, but its growing. Insurers are expanding what they pay for to confront rising costs, realizing that a persons health depends mostly on what happens outside a doctors visit. For many people, taking care of their blood pressure or their diabetes is not particularly high on their list when they dont know where their next meal is coming from,Ž said Dr. Lori Tishler, vice president of medical affairs with the nonpro“t insurer Commonwealth Care Alliance. Some of this shift is driven by how health plans pay doctors and other care providers. For decades, theyve reimbursed mainly for each procedure or service performed, which limits the type of help a doctor can provide. But insurers are shifting more to reimbursement that centers on the patients health. That often involves paying providers to coordinate all the help a patient needs to improve their health „ and lower health care costs. You get a lot more attention to the sickest population,Ž said Dr. Sam Ho, chief medical of“cer for UnitedHealthcare, the nations largest insurer. Beyond payment changes, insurers and care providers also are stretching their approach to helping patients, especially those with low incomes or chronic conditions. Virta Woodard receives weekly calls from her care manager, Armando Contreras, and she gets rides to a “tness center, all covered under a program called TogethernessŽ started last year by the insurer Anthem. The 56-year-old, who has diabetes and lives with chronic pain, has lost 34 pounds since joining the program. I dont cry every day like I used to because I dont want to be telling Armando that,Ž the Long Beach, California, resident said. I want to tell him I did something good.Ž The thinking behind this program is that people who are more engaged socially will become more involved keeping up their health, Anthem spokeswoman Jill Becher said. Sharon Romano was feeling overwhelmed months after her stroke last year. In stepped social worker Alicia Velez. Velez, from Mount Sinai Health Partners, spent several hours helping Romano sort through medical bills on her “rst visit. She also researched companies that could clean Romanos one-bedroom Manhattan apartment and remove clutter. Then Velez started calling weekly to check in with Romano. It gave me a little bit of hope that I can get through this,Ž Romano said. The Affordable Care Act expanded coverage to millions of people and increased recognition through the health care system that just giving someone coverage is not going to be enough to ultimately improve health outcomes,Ž said Samantha Artiga, a Kaiser Family Foundation researcher. Only about 20 percent of the adjustable factors that determine a persons health come from care or access to it, according to a 2016 study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Other factors „ where a person lives, their income and their diet „ combine to play a bigger role. Delivered meals tailored to a persons medical condition can help keep patients out of the hospital, according to David Waters, CEO of Boston-based Community Servings, which provides food to people with serious or chronic illnesses. He said patients who are sick, dont speak English or have little money to buy fresh food often struggle to follow doctor orders on diets. We set people up to fail,Ž he said. Four years ago, no insurers covered meals prepared by Community Servings. They now cover about 20 percent, and Waters expects that to rise to around 50 percent over the next several years. Commonwealth Care Alliance pays for the delivery of meals low in both potassium and salt to Sister Jeanne Hubert, an 88-year-old nun who must watch her diet after heart valve surgery. For a recent midday meal, that meant roast beef and rice with a side of carrots. I think its wonderful,Ž Hubert said. I never heard of that much help from an insurance company.Ž Doctors also like the extra help. Dr. Michael Mungers practice in Overland Park, Kansas, gets additional revenue to manage care for many of his patients. That allows them to check in to see if anyone is having problems “lling prescriptions or making appointments. The president of the American Academy of Family Physicians said: Its really allowed us to expand the care team and not think just about Whos next on my schedule?Ž The concept works, Munger said, as long as care is coordinated and the doctor remains in charge. Success also depends on the patient being willing to accept help and on insurers waiting for the payoff. Near-term expenses from primary care visits or food services may rise, but the payoff „ preventing a heart attack because of improved health „ might be down the road. Despite those challenges, health care researchers expect this trend to continue. The U.S. health care system must be redesigned to get away from the idea that more health care equals better health, said Dr. Sanne Magnan, a senior fellow at the think tank HealthPartners Institute. Were spending all this money, but were not getting good results,Ž she said.Health care industry branches into fresh meals, rides to gymBy TOM MURPHYAP HEALTH WRITER AP PHOTOVirta Woodard, a 56-year-old diabetic, chats with wellness coach Ryan Manuwa while exercising at Nifty After Fifty tness centers in Lakewood, California. FEELING FIT 4BreaststrokeThe breaststroke originates with a sweep out of the arms from the breast and then back in to the starting position. A frog-like kick complements arm movements. The breaststroke is one of the first swimming strokes taught to beginners because individuals can keep their heads above the water. The breaststroke may be efficient, but it is slower than other swimming styles. The legs and back work hard when performing this stroke.BackstrokeThe backstroke is similar to the freestyle except the body is supine. The back gets an excellent workout during this stroke, which can help straighten and lengthen the spine. Physicians may even recommend the backstroke for those dealing with back pain.Butterfly strokeThe butterfly tends to be a challenging stroke that can work the core and upper body while providing a great cardiovascular workout. When performing the butterfly, swimmers raise both arms above their head and then push down into the water to propel their bodies forward. The legs are positioned like a dolphin or a mermaid and will flap to kick down, states CureJoy, a health and wellness resource. These strokes are used in swimming competitions and are widely taught at swim schools. The sidestroke is another style that only requires one arm and can be used in swimming rescues, which also can be handy to learn. 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Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. We encourage you and your family to gain support not only from our bariatric experts, but also from others going through similar experiences. Free. Register at www. Tune into 1580AM and listen to the Bayfront Health segment on the Golden Hippo show: Aug. 2, 8 a.m. Aug. 7, 14 and 21, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 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 Aug. 8, noon to 1 p.m. Hip and Knee Pain? Ask Dr. Davis. Speaker: Mark Davis, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Of“ce Plaza, 4th Floor Conf. Room, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 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Register at or call 941-766-4564 to schedule a free consultation. BAYFRONT NEWS & NOTESBayfront Health Medical Group has welcomed another provider to the community. Gregory Arthmann, M.D., board-eligible psychiatrist, has joined the team and is seeing patients at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Of“ce Plaza, 713 E. Marion Ave., Suite 139, Punta Gorda. With this addition, Bayfront Health Medical Group has recruited and added eleven providers since Jan. 1. Dr. Arthmann has over 6 years experience in the diagnosis, management and treatment of adult psychiatric patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. His experience includes substance abuse treatment, consult and liaison, geriatric, emergency and general psychiatry. He is ”uent in English and pro“cient in Spanish. Dr. Arthmann graduated from the University of Sint Eustatius School of Medicine in St. Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles. He completed residency in internal medicine at Wellspan York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, and residency in psychiatry at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina. In addition to seeing patients in the of“ce, Dr. Arthmann joins Drs. Pamela Fadness and Majd Alsamman, treating patients in the voluntary and non-residential Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at 713 E. Marion Ave., Suite 123, Punta Gorda, and in the inpatient setting at Riverside Behavioral Center at 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. We are excited to add another behavioral health provider to the team,Ž said Drew Emery, CEO at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda. Not only will Dr. Arthmann use evidence-based best practice and compassion to improve the health and well-being of our patients, but he will be bringing alternative treatments such as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for patients that suffer from severe major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.Ž To schedule an appointment with Dr. Arthmann and Bayfront Health Medical Group, call 941-833-1750. For more information, visit www. BayfrontMedicalGroup. com. Bayfront Health Medical Group welcomes psychiatrist Gregory Arthmann, M.D.Provided by BEVIN HOLZSCHUH BAYFRONT HEALTH PORT CHARLOTTE AND PUNTA GORDA ARTHMANN FEELING FIT 5 Less waiting where it matters most … 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 30 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 Opioid use „ even short term „ can lead to addiction and, too often, overdose. Anyone who takes opioids is at risk of developing addiction. Your personal history and the length of time you use opioids play a role, but its impossible to predict whos vulnerable to eventual dependence on and abuse of these drugs. Legal or illegal, stolen and shared, these drugs are responsible for the majority of overdose deaths in the U.S. today. Addiction is a condition in which something that started as pleasurable now feels like something you cant live without. Health care providers de“ne drug addiction as an irresistible craving for a drug, out-of-control and compulsive use of the drug, and continued use of the drug despite repeated, harmful consequences. Opioids are highly addictive, in large part because they activate powerful reward centers in your brain. Endorphins muf”e your perception of pain and boost feelings of pleasure, creating a temporary but powerful sense of well-being. Opioids release an endorphin or a substance in the body thats the feel-good neurotransmitter,Ž said Dr. Holly Geyer, a Mayo Clinic addiction medicine specialist. Many people get an intense high off the opioid when provided. Some people feel nothing. Its really about your body and how you are built.ŽWhen an opioid dose wears off, you may “nd yourself wanting those good feelings back, as soon as possible. This is the “rst milestone on the path toward potential addiction. Opioids, over time, when binding to the receptors, can cause upregulation in various parts of the brain to the point that you are more likely to sense that high every time you are exposed to the drug,Ž said Geyer. This can lead to increased activity to obtain the drug or make sure that you have easy access to it.ŽSHORT-TERM VERSUS LONG-TERM EFFECTSWhen you take opioids repeatedly over time, your body slows its production of endorphins. The same dose of opioids stops triggering such a strong ”ood of good feelings. This is called tolerance. One reason opioid addiction is so common is that people who develop tolerance may feel driven to increase their doses so they can keep feeling good. Over long periods of time, we see that people become tolerant and undergo withdrawal when theyre not in the presence of that drug and then they experience all these negative side effects if its not in their system,Ž said Geyer. And so its really more of an acute phase and a chronic phase, both of which are an underlying brain disorder that we have ways to treat.Ž Because health care providers today are acutely aware of opioid risks, its often dif“cult to get your health care provider to increase your dose, or even renew your prescription. Some opioid users who believe they need an increased supply turn, at this point, to illegally obtained opioids or heroin. Some illegally obtained drugs, such as fentanyl (Actiq, Duragesic and Fentora), are laced with contaminants, or much more powerful opioids. Because of the potency of fentanyl, this particular combination has been associated with a signi“cant number of deaths in those using heroin. When opioids are provided too long or at higher doses than necessary, we do see complications and that includes the development of addiction,Ž says Geyer. Thats the brains desire to continue receiving that opioid outside of the original reason it was prescribed. We also see evidence of tolerance, the need to go up higher and higher on your dose, to receive the same high and/or level of pain relief as before.Ž And then we also see evidence of withdrawal,Ž added Geyer. When that medications not in your system, the body reacts rather violently in some individuals, and that violent eruption of all these systems that are so dependent on this opioid are now cause for the individual to seek that opioid out from any source necessary, including illicit ones.Ž If youre taking opioids and youve developed tolerance, ask your health care provider for help. There are other, safe choices available to help you make a change and continue feeling well. Dont stop opioid medications without a health care providers help. Quitting these drugs abruptly can cause severe side effects, including pain worse than it was before you started taking opioids. Your health care provider can help you taper off opioids slowly and safely.OPIOID ADDICTION RISK FACTORSOpioids are most addictive when you take them using methods different from what was prescribed, such as crushing a pill so that it can be snorted or injected. This life-threatening practice is even more dangerous if the pill is a longor extended-acting formulation. Rapidly delivering all the medicine to your body can cause an accidental overdose. Taking more than your prescribed dose of opioid medication, or more often than prescribed, also increases your risk of addiction. Individuals between 18 to 45 remain at fairly high risk,Ž says Geyer. The male population is primarily at risk for most drugs of abuse, with the exception of the benzodiazepine, things like Ativan, Xanax. Those drugs are more female risk factors. Also, if you have a mental health disorder and that includes things like depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar „ all of those are major risk factors for addiction and especially if you have a history of addiction before you were provided this opioid or other substance.Ž The length of time you use prescribed opioids also plays a role. Researchers have found that taking opioid medications for more than a few days increases your risk of long-term use, which increases your risk of addiction. The odds youll still be on opioids a year after starting a short course increase after only “ve days on opioids. If you have a lack of interest in participating in other approaches to pain management or symptom management, that could become a risk factor,Ž said Geyer. We do have other tools to use, both pharmacologic or medication related, as well as non-medication related. Things like biofeedback, physical therapy, occupational therapy are all options. Choosing not to engage in those activities could put you at risk for abuse.Ž A number of additional factors „ genetic, psychological and environmental „ play a role in addiction, which can happen quickly or after many years of opioid use. Known risk factors of opioid misuse and addiction include: € Poverty € Unemployment € Family history of substance abuse € Personal history of substance abuse € Young age € History of criminal activity or legal problems including drunk driving citations € Regular contact with high-risk people or high-risk environments € Problems with past employers, family members and friends (mental disorder) € Risk-taking or thrill-seeking behavior € Heavy tobacco use € History of severe depression or anxiety € Stressful circumstances € Prior drug or alcohol rehabilitation In addition, women have a unique set of risk factors for opioid addiction. Women are more likely than men to have chronic pain. Compared with men, women also are more likely to be prescribed opioid medications, to be given higher doses and to use opioids for longer periods of time. Women also may have biological tendencies to become dependent on prescription pain relievers more quickly than men.STEPS TO PREVENT OPIOID ADDICTIONOpioids are safest when used for three or fewer days to manage acute pain, such as pain that follows surgery or a bone fracture. If you need opioids for acute pain, work with your health care provider to take the lowest dose possible, for the shortest time needed, exactly as prescribed. If youre living with chronic pain, opioids are not likely to be a safe and effective long-term treatment option. Many other treatments are available, including less-addictive pain medications and non-pharmacological therapies. Aim for a treatment plan that makes it possible to enjoy your life without opioids, if possible. Help prevent addiction in your family and community by safeguarding opioid medications while you use them and disposing of unused opioids properly. Contact your local law enforcement agency, your trash and recycling service, or the Drug Enforcement Administration for information about local medication takeback programs. If no take-back program is available in your area, consult your pharmacist for guidance. The most important step you can take to prevent opioid addiction? Recognize that no one is safe, and everyone plays a role in tackling the grip these drugs hold on loved ones and communities.How opioid use can lead to addictionFROM MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TNS PHOTOOpioids are highly addictive, in large part because they activate powerful reward centers in your brain. Endorphins mue your perception of pain and boost feelings of pleasure, creating a temporary but powerful sense of well-being. FEELING FIT 6 to begin screening for colorectal cancer at age 50. Will that change based on the NCI study? Ive seen patients in their 50s who have their “rst colonoscopy and have a colon cancer,Ž said Dr. Rioux. We didnt use to see that a whole lot.Ž Dr. Rioux would like the “rst colonoscopy recommendation moved back to age 40. If you wanted to diagnose every single case of colorectal cancer, youd start screening at 40,Ž he said, but then you get into issues about insurance companies and how much money is going to be spent on colonoscopies.Ž When a person goes on Medicare at age 65, he or she is eligible for their “rst covered colonoscopy. If they dont have any polyps (abnormal growths that can lead to cancer) at that time, have no symptoms and no family history of the disease, theyre considered low risk and not allowed to get another covered screening for 10 years. That has some of us in medicine and surgery concerned,Ž Dr. Rioux said. We think it takes “ve years to form a polyp and another “ve years for a polyp to become a cancer. Lets say you had a tiny polyp that was missed „ which is easy to do when theyre small, perhaps hiding behind a fold or bit of waste. So youve already had the “ve years to form the polyp, and Medicare says you have to wait another 10 years to be rescreened. By that time, you could have colon cancer.Ž Dr. Rioux described the circumstance as a negotiation process. Whats the best medicine and science versus what our health care can system handle “nancially. So the science is probably somewhat colored by the politics of it, in my opinion.Ž Certain symptoms require a doctors visit and a possible colonoscopy at any age, including a change in bowel habits, such as diarrhea or constipation that lasts for more than a few days, rectal bleeding, blood in the stool, or sudden weight loss. For more on colorectal cancer, visit the American Cancer Society website, www. To learn about Dr. Rioux and Gulf Point Surgical Specialists, visit https:// Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Call Dan Mearns at 941-893-9692 or email danmearns@ PAGE 1 Alcoholics AnonymousCall 941-426-7723 for information on meetings in the Arcadia, Venice, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, North Port and Englewood areas, including dates times and places.Alzheimers support groupsThe Alzheimers Association holds monthly caregiver suapport groups for spouses, adult children and family members who want to connect and share insight with others in similar situations. RSVP is not required to attend. For questions on groups and services through the Alzheimers Association, please call 941-235-7470. Port Charlotte area € 3 p.m. third Tuesday at South Port Square (Harbor Terrace), 23033 Westchester Blvd., Port Charlotte. € 3 p.m. third Thursday at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte. Punta Gorda area € 3 p.m. third Monday at Life Care center, 450 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. € 3 p.m. second Tuesday at Punta Gorda Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Englewood area € 10:30 a.m. third Friday, Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood.Alzheimers Caregiver Support GroupThe Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. the second Tuesday every month at The Springs at South Biscayne, 6235 Hoffman St., North Port. Call 941426-8349 to register. 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The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 E/N/C Page 31 NEWS & NOTESAmerican Cancer Society seeks participation in Relay For Life of Charlotte CountyAmerican Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Charlotte County on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Laishley Park. Be part of the “ght, and together we can beat our biggest rival. American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to form teams and stand shoulder to shoulder with us and cancer patients and those supporting them. Founded by Dr. Gordy Klatt in Washington in 1985, the Relay For Life movement unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have been touched by cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change. Symbolizing the battle waged around the clock by those facing cancer, the event can last up to 24 hours and empowers communities to take a stand against cancer. This year, an estimated 1.3 million people in the U.S. will participate in more than 2,000 events to help the American Cancer Society attack cancer in dozens of ways, each of them critical to achieving a world without cancer „ from developing breakthrough therapies to building supportive communities, from providing empowering resources to deploying activists to raise awareness. Funds raised support the American Cancer Society 24/7 cancer help line and free rides to chemo. By joining the Relay For Life event, you can help attack cancer from every angle. To learn more about Relay For Life, and register a team, visit RelayForLife. org/charlottecounty”.Lee Health announces temporary inactivation of kidney transplant programLee Health announced the Lee Health Transplant Institute at Gulf Coast Medical Center is temporarily and voluntarily inactivating its deceased donor kidney program, effective August 16, 2018. This inactive period is due to a temporary lack of surgical availability and the program plans to reactive in early December 2018. During this temporary inactivation period the transplant clinic will remain open, and patients will continue to receive their pre and post-transplant nephrology care at Gulf Coast Medical Center. Patient safety is always the top priority at our transplant institute and I am proud of our 100 percent transplant success rate since the program reopened last year. All of our patients will continue to receive compassionate pre and post-transplant care and treatment, and we are dedicated to helping our current patients transfer their wait list time to active transplant centers should they choose to do so,Ž said Scott Nygaard, M.D., Lee Health Chief Operating Of“cer. All patients of the kidney transplant clinic have been noti“ed of the inactivation period via mail, and Lee Health has staff available to assist in transferring wait list time to any active transplant center in the state. Patients were also provided with a list of active centers and information from the United Network for Organ Sharing. The transplant team will continue to evaluate patients for potential future transplantation, and those who have decided to transfer their waitlist time to another location will be able to transfer it back to Lee Health upon program reactivation.Venice Parkinsons Wellness ClubBeginning on Aug. 2, the Venice Parkinsons Wellness Club will be featured on a new day at a new location: “rst Thursdays at 10 a.m. at Jacaranda Trace, 3600 William Penn Way, Venice, Florida. Chronic Pain Self-Management WorkshopsWould you like to learn how to better manage chronic pain conditions such as arthritis, “bromyalgia, back pain, headaches and more? Lee Health is pleased to announce a free six-week workshop, entitled Chronic Pain Self-ManagementŽ „ a research-based program developed by Stanford University. Information presented in the workshop can help you become empowered to improve your quality of life. Learn how to more easily manage your medications; understand the bene“ts of exercise; manage symptoms of stress, pain and fatigue; and make smarter decisions related to health eating. Participants will also receive a copy of the book Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain.Ž The session will be held on Fridays beginning Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The Sanctuary, 8960 Colonial Center Drive, Fort Myers. Seating is limited and registration is required. Please call 239-343-9264 for more information.Mothers invited to Join Lee Health for the Global Big Latch OnLee Health is once again inviting mothers to participate in the Global Big Latch On to raise awareness of the bene“ts of breastfeeding and the need for global support. The annual event is held during World Breastfeeding Week in various locations around the world. This year, Lee Healths Global Big Latch On events will take place: Friday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m. at the Healthy Life Center, Cape Coral, 609 SE 13th Court, and Saturday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. at the Healthy Life Center, Estero, 23190 Fashion Court, Suite 105. The Global Big Latch On helps raise awareness of the bene“ts of breastfeeding,Ž explains Nancy Travis, RN, director, Women and Neonatal Services, Cape Coral Hospital. The hope is that breastfeeding will become more accepted as part of everyday life, and more women will be encouraged and supported to breastfeed as long as possible to maximize the bene“ts for mom and child.Ž In addition to the Global Big Latch On at the Healthy Life Center, Estero, there will be Mommy and Me Yoga from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. (space is limited; RSVP required to 239-495-4475). The “rst Big Latch On took place in New Zealand in 2005, and has grown into a global event. The World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding exclusively for the “rst 6 months of life, then continued breastfeeding and appropriate complementary foods up to 2 years of age, or beyond, as mutually desired by the mother and child. For more information about the Global Big Latch On, please call Cape Coral Hospital at 239-424-3210 or the Healthy Life Center at 239-495-4475.More than Weight LossJoin nutritionist and counselor, Chrisanna Harrington, from 11:30 a.m. to 12 :30 p.m. on Aug. 8, at 252 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, as she helps you to understand how to lose weight without harming your metabolism. Understand concepts of Insulin Resistance and how this contributes to belly fat and Diabetes Type 2. See actual cases of people who have lost weight without gastric surgery, drugs or extreme diets. Seating is available for 10 people only, call 941-7873525 to register. For Men Only: How to Lose Belly Fat and Male Breast TissueJoin Nutritionist and Counselor, Chrisanna Harrington, from 5:30 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 at 252 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, as she talks directly to men about the root causes of belly fat and male breast tissue. Understand the importance of nutrition as the “rst step in treating these problems. Seating is available for 10 people only. Call 941-787-3525 to register. 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 quali“ed instructors, on a rotating monthly schedule. For the educational sessions, youll need to sign-up in advance. We recommend signing up for classes by your second trimester and “nishing them four weeks prior to your due date. Upcoming classes include: € Monday, Aug. 13: Breastfeeding Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. € Saturday, Aug. 18: Prepared Childbirth Class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. € Wednesday, Aug. 22: CPR for Infants 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. € Monday, Sept. 10: Baby Care Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. € Saturday, Sept. 15: Prepared Childbirth Class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. € Wednesday, Sept. 26: Breastfeeding Basics 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Register online ats Senior Living Top ChefsCharlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda, will host Charlotte Seniors Living Top Chefs event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 16. Hot and cold appetizers, desserts and judgin by celebrity chefs. Proceeds benefot Friendship Centers senior dining program in Charlotte County. Tickets are $25 and cash bar will be available. To purchase tickets, call 941-566-3205. For more information, call 941-586-7164.Tibetan Singing Bowl and Yoga ImmersionThe Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda, will host a Tibetan Singing Bowl and Yoga Immersion from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 19. The therapeutic sounds of Tibetan Singing Bowls have been used for centuries for healing and meditative purposes. The range of sounds and vibrations that come from the bowls are meant to awaken, refresh, and relax people in sacred spaces. Experience the sounds and vibrations of the bowls as they move throughout your being, bringing balance to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. Cost is $25 per person. For more information, visit www. or call 941-505-9642.Family-to-Family programFamily-to-Family, a free, 12-session educational program for family, partners and friends of adults living with mental illness will be offered by NAMI Sarasota County starting Friday, Sept. 7 through Nov. 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Venice United Church of Christ, 620 Shamrock Blvd., Venice. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Family-to-Family also offers skill-building workshops on problem-solving, communication and empathy. This life-changing program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness. To register contact NAMI at 941-3769361 or email info@ NAMIsarasotacounty. org. Visit the website at for more information.NAMI Family Support Group Training NAMI Sarasota County will offer statewide Family Support Group (FSG) Training on Oct. 6-7 in Sarasota. Prospective facilitators must be family members (parents, siblings, adult children, spouses or partners) of a person with mental illness. If you would like to train as a volunteer facilitator and can commit to co-facilitating a monthly support group, please consider this unique opportunity. Additional FSG facilitators are needed in Sarasota County, particularly for the Venice and North Port areas, and NAMI Sarasota County will cover the cost of training for applicants from Sarasota County. NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. The groups provide an opportunity to gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. FSG is con“dential and provided free of cost to participants. For more information or an application contact Colleen Thayer, Executive Director, NAMI Sarasota County, at colleen@ or call 941-376-9361.Run like a BanditThe Port Charlotte Bandits Youth Football and Cheer Programs will host its inaugural running of Run like a Bandit 5K/10K from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Oct. 14, at Port Charlotte Beach Park, 400 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. All proceeds from the event bene“t this amazing program for the kids in the area. It is a 5K and a 10K road race on all paved surfaces, with a $200 overall male/ female prize for the 10K and $100 overall male/ female for the 5K. Overall youth male/female will have prizes as well. There will also be awards for all the masters categories. There will be a custom “nishers medal for every “nisher of both races. Each participant will also receive an of“cial custom race shirt. There will be food and beer at the after party. 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Page 32 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 Lee Health is proud to announce that Soliant, a leading specialty health care staf“ng provider and part of the Adecco Group, has named Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida as Soliants Most Beautiful Hospital in the U.S. for 2018. Golisano Childrens Hospital was selected as the 2018 winner after more than 250,000 votes were cast nationally. The hospital treats more than 25,000 patients annually and is the only accredited childrens hospital between Tampa and Miami. Golisano Childrens Hospital opened its new facility in 2017, and currently contains 128 patient beds in rooms designed to help patients and their families feel at home. The community came together to make Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida a reality, and we are humbled to receive this national honor. This would not have been possible without the support of our entire staff who work tirelessly to create an environment where the children and their families can feel at home. Thank you to Soliant for the incredible honor, and we look forward to hosting a community-wide celebration in our garden in the coming weeks,Ž said Armando Llechu, chief administrative of“cer of Golisano Childrens Hospital. As a hospital continuously recognized for its clinical excellence, this years winner has set the bar for hospitals across the nation,Ž said David Alexander, president of Soliant. Superior in clinical performance, family satisfaction and, of course, architectural design, Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida has earned Soliants Most Beautiful Hospital in the U.S. distinction in every way. Golisano is a shining light in southwest Florida.Ž The hospital is planning a public party in its Cohen Family Garden to celebrate the recognition. Joining HealthPark Medical Center (No. 5, 2014 and No. 18, 2016) and Gulf Coast Medical Center (No. 13, 2013 and No. 2, 2014), Golisano Childrens Hospital is the third Lee Health hospital recognized as one of Soliants Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. To learn more about Soliants Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S., visit: http:// most-beautiful-hospitals/2018/.Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida named most beautiful hospital in United StatesProvided by PAT DOLCELEE HEALTH PHOTO PROVIDEDSoliant, a leading specialty health care stang provider and part of the Adecco Group, has named Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida as Soliants Most Beautiful Hospital in the U.S. for 2018. FEELING FIT 8 especially for people who tend to eat sizable meals once, twice or even three times every day. According to the Cleveland Clinic, the metabolisms of people who do not eat regularly will slow down, as the body absorbs and stores more of the food it eats. Those stores include cholesterol and fat, which can be unhealthy and contribute to weight gain. However, by eating small meals more frequently, ones metabolism speeds up and more calories are burned. The body recognizes more food is soon on the way and, as a result, it does not need to store as much cholesterol and fat as it would if meals were eaten less frequently. € Avoid a big lunch. The Harvard Medical School notes that, while the reasons are unclear, research has indicated that the circadian rhythms of people who eat big lunches indicate a more signi“cant drop in afternoon energy levels than the rhythms of people who eat smaller midday meals. Men and women who eat big lunches and “nd their energy levels waning later in the workday can try to eat smaller midday meals to boost their energy. € Be careful with caffeine. The foods people eat are not the only components of their diet that can affect their energy levels. Caffeinated beverages can provide a temporary boost of energy as well. However, men and women who drink coffee or other caffeinated beverages to boost their energy levels should avoid doing so in large amounts after 2 p.m. Thats because caffeine can cause insomnia, and insuf“cient sleep can dramatically affect energy levels. € Choose the right snacks. Eating smaller, more frequent meals may compel some people to snack.The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics notes that snacks are important as long as theyre the right snacks. Avoid snacks that are just empty calories in favor of foods that contain protein and “ber-rich carbohydrates. Such snacks, which may include fruits such as apples and fresh berries or protein sources like nuts and Greek yogurt, can provide lasting energy. Its also important that men and women not snack to “ll themselves up, but rather to quell any hunger pangs and get an energy boost between meals. The foods people eat and when they eat them can have a dramatic impact on their energy levels.ENERGYFROM PAGE 1 At Ease, Veterans During World War II, and the wars in Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, the percentage of American soldiers who shot their weapons with the intent to kill steadily rose from just 15 percent to almost 100 percent. The Department of Housing & Urban Development estimates that in January 2017, over 40,000 veterans are more likely to be homeless each night. As recently as 2014, an average of 20 veterans died from suicide each day. These brave men and women need a listening ear, and they need to know that Gods grace is still with them. Combat veterans from Gulf Cove United Methodist Church are providing some of the support and discussion that our veterans deserve. On the “rst Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m., they are at the American Legion Post 113, at 3436 Indiana Road in Rotonda West. Veterans are invited and encouraged to join them. Gulf Cove UMC is located at 1100 McCall Road in Port Charlotte, just mile south of the Myakka River on Route 776. The church can be reached at 941697-1747 or GulfCoveUMC@gmail. com and their website is found at http:// 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.Breastfeeding support groupThe Florida Department of Health, local partners and organizations, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, strongly recommend babies exclusively breastfeed for the “rst six months of life and continue to breastfeed for one to two years. There are a variety of programs and resources to empower breastfeeding moms. Health professionals and peer counselors provide a range of services from right after birth at the hospital to breastfeeding support groups in the community as noted below: € Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., WIC in partnership with Lactation Love Breastfeeding Support Group, Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Contact: Arielle Ball, DOH-Sarasota, WIC and Nutrition Services, or 941-685-3324. € Second Wednesday each month, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., North Port Library conference room, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Contact: Jamee Thumm, Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, jamee. or 941-373-7070, ext. 307.Cancer Support MinistryFirst United Methodist Church offers a scripturally based cancer support ministry to anyone affected by this life altering diagnosis. Whether you are new diagnosis or have been battling for a long time, the cancer ministry provides a place where people who understand the treatment journey are available to help, listen and support patients, as well as survivors, caregivers and family members. The Cancer Support Ministry meets the “rst Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in room 9 at 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. All adult cancer survivors and their caregivers are welcome to attend, regardless of cancer type, church af“liation or faith base. For more information, contact Mitzi Kohrman, 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. SUPPORT GROUPS€ Englewood Beach: Daily at 8:30 a.m.; and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. 941-473-0135. € Manasota Beach: Monday-Saturday at 8 a.m. € Venice Beach Pavilion: Monday-Thursday at 7:30 p.m. € North Jetty, Nokomis Beach Yoga: 9 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday € Pop Up Yoga classes at local business led by The Yoga Sanctuary will be held all throughout the summer. You never know where until the week prior to a Pop Up Class. The Yoga Sanctuary is excited to be working with other businesses in town (and sometimes beyond) to provide people with even more opportunities to explore their yoga practice and shop local! These surprise yoga classes will be held all over „ you never know when or where until that week. To “nd out about these special complimentary classes be sure to likeŽ and follow us and other Punta Gorda businesses on Facebook. Thats where well be announcing each class. Other things to know: 1. A limited number of mats will be available for use. But if you have your own, feel free to bring it. 2. There is no cost for these classes. However, there will be some events held at nonpro“t locations and some done to support are nonpro“ts. Consider having some funds to donate or even shop local in some of the shops after class. 3. All classes will be approximately 45 minutes long. 4. Some classes will be held outside. These events will be weather permitting. For more information, Facebook: https:// yogasanctuary. If you would like your free yoga event added to our events, email feeling“ YOGA PHOTO PROVIDED adno=50537943 € Medical Marijuana is now legal in Florida € Charlotte Countys rst and only dedicated Medical Marijuana certi cation group € Many conditions qualifyLiberate Physician Center3841 Tamiami Tr. 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While the nations big retailers battle for consumer dollars, theyre now also waging a “ght for seasonal workers. Retailers such as J.C. Penney Co. and Kohls Corp. already are posting help-wanted ads for their busy season, weeks or even months earlier than usual. That means Americans looking for a seasonal job with a retailer starting with the upcoming back-toschool season and then through the Christmas holidays are enjoying their best prospects in years, thanks to the strong U.S. economy and employment picture. Thats put the onus on retailers to hire the best seasonal workers as early as possible because those looking for work have considerable employment choices, analysts said. Retailers have unveiled plans to hire thousands of seasonal workers, and those announcements are a reaction to the job market,Ž said Penelope Brackett, practice development manager at RiseSmart, an outplacement services “rm. Workers now have options to go somewhere else,Ž she said. That might seem surprising after two years of dreary headlines about certain bricks-and-mortar retailers closing stores, laying off workers or “ling for bankruptcy in the face of consumers massive shift to online shopping, notably to Inc. The victims included Toys R Us Inc., clothing seller Gymboree Corp. and the Sport Chalet and Sports Authority Inc. sporting-goods chains, to name a few. Theres been a restructuring going on in a large part of retailŽ as many of the remaining chains resized their operations and widened their online offerings to complement their physical stores, and I think we were misguided by some of the reports of the so-called apocalypse of retail,Ž said Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist for the National Retail Federation trade group. Now, with the U.S. economy showing solid growth, the jobs machine in the United States has really kicked in, and that includes retail,Ž Kleinhenz said. Indeed, there were 776,000 retail job openings nationwide in May, up from 654,000 a year earlier and more than double the 352,000 openings in May 2012, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The U.S. jobless rate edged up to 4 percent in June from an 18-year low of 3.8 percent in May mainly because thousands of Americans started looking for work with the economy getting stronger, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. In California, unemployment in June was 4.2 percent, a record low for a survey that began in 1976, according to the state Employment Development Department. Seasonal jobs can include not only sales and cashier positions but also customer service, in-store stocking and styling for chains with sizable beauty counters, such as the Sephora counters at J.C. Penney. There also are a variety of stocking and sorting jobs at the retailers distribution and ful“llment sites. J.C. Penney said its begun hiring 18,000 workers for the backto-school season alone, including 350 in the Los Angeles area. We know that hiring top talent across the country is critical,Ž which is why the department store chain launched the back-to-school hiring a month early, in June, spokesman Joey Thomas said in an email. Kohls in late June said that it had launched its seasonal hiring earlier than everŽ to ensure stores are fully staffed and workers are trained. Kohls did not say how many seasonal jobs it was offering but said positions were available at 10 stores in Southern California, including outlets in Downey, Yorba Linda, Irvine and Redlands. Walmart Inc., the nations largest retailer, stopped hiring seasonal workers two years ago, saying it preferred to offer extra hours to current employees. Target Corp. and Macys Inc. did not respond to requests for comment, but they too are expected to hire thousands for seasonal work. The back-to-school shopping season is crucial to retailers because its the secondlargest shopping period behind the fall/winter holidays. It also portends how much consumers will be spending during the holidays. Total spending for students in kindergarten through college is expected to reach $82.8 billion this year, nearly matching last years $83.6 billion, the National Retail Federation estimates. Despite the shift to e-commerce, the NRF said the top destination for consumers shopping for back-to-school items are department stores, followed by online retailers and clothing stores. Retailers are competing not only with other retailers for workers but also with other “rms that have seasonal hiring surges, such as distribution and shipping companies and transportation services “rms such as Uber and food-delivery out“ts, said Andy Challenger, vice president of Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., a job search and outplacement “rm. All these (retail) companies are trying to get ahead of the rest of the packŽ by hiring early, Challenger said. The labor market has gotten so tight.Ž The stout employment picture also means the retailers are having a hard time keeping peopleŽ because a lot of individuals are leaving to get into higher-paying jobs, such as manufacturing, professional business services and healthcare,Ž said Chris Christopher Jr., executive director of IHS Markit, an economics research “rm. Retail jobs often mean earning the minimum wage, but that wage is rising. On July 1, the minimum hourly wage for large employers in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Pasadena rose to $13.25 from $12. For smaller companies, those with 25 or fewer workers, it increased $1.50, to $12 an hour. Unincorporated areas of L.A. County had the same increases. Theyre part of the plan to raise the hourly minimum wage in those cities to $15 for large employers in 2020 and for small firms in 2021. California overall is heading toward $15 an hour in 2022. But as retailers try to woo the best seasonal workers and to keep those workers from being hired by competitors they might offer hourly pay above the minimum wage, depending on the position, the NRFs Kleinhenz said. There is still flexibility on their part to use wages as an incentive to attract and retain employees,Ž he said. Challenger agreed. Wages have been really slow to rise over the last 10 years,Ž he said. 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Page 34 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 Upon retiring, many newly minted retirees find themselves looking for ways to fill their free time. Hobbies may not take up too much time, and travel can stretch retirees budgets. One way that retirees can make great use of their free time and make a little extra money is to find parttime employment. Part-time jobs can help retirees maintain their connections with their communities, whether its their professional community or the community in which they live, while also providing a sense of purpose. Retirees interesting in finding part-time work may want to consider the following jobs.Consulting workMany retirees have long resumes, and that experience is still valuable even after retirement. Consulting firms often hire experienced businesspeople on a project or contract basis, which can be great opportunities for retirees to fill their time and make sizable amounts of money without having to commit to long-term employment. Teaching Retirees can also put their professional experience to work in the classroom. Inquire about teaching opportunities at a nearby university or even the local high school. Such opportunities may only be available on a volunteer basis, but some might pay parttime salaries or small stipends. Either way, many retirees find that working with young people helps them stay young, and passing on lessons learned to younger generations can provide a strong sense of purpose. Seasonal work Seasonal work is another great way for retirees to fill their time and make a little extra money along the way. Come the holiday season, retirees should have no trouble finding seasonal retail work at their local malls or shopping centers. In warmer months, retirees may find seasonal employment at area beaches, golf courses or parks. Sports teams Retirees who live in cities with professional sports teams may be able to find work with their favorite franchise. Professional sports franchises often rely on retirees to staff in-game positions like ushers and concessions employees, and some may even hire retirees to greet fans. While the pay might not be great, such positions are ideal for retirees who happen to be big sports fans. Crafts Retirees with a love of crafting can turn their hobby into income. For example, Etsy. com makes it easy for creative entrepreneurs to post their creations and sell them to buyers all over the globe. Sellers often dictate how quickly they can make and ship products, so retirees need not feel worried about being rushed. Many retirees still work even after calling it a career, and opportunities abound for men and women looking to fill their time and make a little extra money along the way. Great part-time jobs for retireesMETRO CREATIVE SHUTTERSTOCK PHOTO SP17509WantToGet ?ItsEasyƒJust SHOP 2JOBSSAN FRANCISCO „ Starbucks and other employers in California must pay workers for minutes they routinely spend off the clock on tasks such as locking up or setting the store alarm, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The unanimous ruling was a big victory for hourly workers in California and could prompt additional lawsuits against employers in the state. The ruling came in a lawsuit by a Starbucks employee, Douglas Troester, who argued that he was entitled to be paid for the time he spent closing the store after he had clocked out. Troester said he activated the store alarm, locked the front door and walked co-workers to their cars „ tasks that he said required him to work for four to 10 additional minutes a day. Starbucks said it was disappointed with the ruling. In a brief filed with the California Supreme Court, attorneys for Starbucks said Troesters argument could lead to innumerable lawsuits over a few seconds of time.Ž The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a court filing also warned of the possibility of significant liabilityŽ to businesses in the state. A U.S. District Court rejected Troesters lawsuit on the grounds that the time he spent on those tasks was minimal. But the California Supreme Court said a few extra minutes of work each day could add up.Ž Troester was seeking payment for 12 hours and 50 minutes of work over a 17-month Court: Starbucks, others must pay workers for off clock workBy SUDHIN THANAWALAASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTOA Starbucks store on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Starbucks and other employers in California must pay workers for minutes they routinely spend o the clock on tasks such as locking up or setting the store alarm, the state Supreme Court ruled. The unanimous ruling was a big victory for hourly workers in California and could prompt additional lawsuits against employers in the state. STARBUCKS | 9 adno=50520540 adno=50520531


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COPPER PEARL, EX, 32K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 6 H O NDA C R-V $21,877. BASQUE RED, SE, 7,949 MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 15 H O NDA PIL O T $21,877 SILVER METALLIC, 77K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 15 H O NDA O DY SS EY $21,950 CRYSTAL BLACK, 50K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 15 H O NDA A CCO RD, $21,987 FROST PEARL, EX-L, 7,784 MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 15 H O NDA C R-V $22,477. BASQUE RED, EX-L, 27K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 2016 HONDA ACCORD $22,677 BLACK PEARL, EX-L, 26K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 6 H O NDA A CCO RD, $22,877 WHITE ORCHID, EX-L, 25K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 17 H O NDA O DY SS EY $23,950 SMOLY TOPAZ, SE, 44K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 15 H O NDA C R-V $23,987. SILVER METALLIC, 26K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 15 H O NDA C R-V $24,897. WHITE DIAMOND, 28K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 6 H O NDA PIL O T $24,950 CHERRY PEARL, EX 41K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 6 H O NDA C R-V $24,950. 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At $8 an hour, that amounts to $102.67, the California Supreme Court said. That is enough to pay a utility bill, buy a week of groceries, or cover a month of bus fares,Ž Associate Justice Goodwin Liu wrote. What Starbucks calls de minimis is not de minimis at all to many ordinary people who work for hourly wages.Ž The ruling also applies to tasks done before the workday begins, said Bryan Lazarski, an attorney in Los Angeles who handles wage claims against employers. Lazarski said he expects the ruling to open the door to additional lawsuits by workers in similar situations as Troester. But he also expects lawsuits that test the boundary of what this case saysŽ to determine how much time spent doing work off the clock is enough to get paid. The court in Thursdays ruling said it was not closing the door on all claims by employers that the amount of additional work was too negligible. The court is saying, We havent really drawn a line with regard to what is trivial and what is not trivial, but in this case, the time that the employee was not compensated was significant,Ž said Veena Dubal, a labor law expert at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Associate Justice Leondra Kruger wrote separately to say that there may be some periods of time that are so brief, irregular of occurrence, or difficult to accurately measure or estimate,Ž that requiring an employer to account for them would not be reasonable. She cited as examples a glitch that delays logging in to a computer to start a shift or having to read and acknowledge an email or text message about a schedule change while off the clock. The federal court that threw out Troesters lawsuit also said it would be hard for an employer to track the additional time that he worked. But Liu said employers could use technology for that or restructure employees work so they dont have any tasks after they clock out. Employers can also estimate the additional time, he said. Troester appealed the U.S. District Courts decision to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The appeals court asked the California Supreme Court to determine whether a federal rule permitting employers under some circumstances to require employees to work as much as 10 minutes a day without compensation applied under state law. The lawsuit now returns to the 9th Circuit.STARBUCKSFROM PAGE 2 ??? Got a question? Ask Bill Jones. Call 206-1115, or email billjonescomm@


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The News Wire Sunday, July 29, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weatherSee page 3 REDDING, Calif. „ The death count from a rapidly growing Northern California wild“re rose to “ve Saturday after two young children and their great-grandmother who had been unaccounted for were con“rmed dead. My babies are dead,Ž Sherry Bledsoe said through tears after she and family members met with Shasta County sheriffs deputies. Bledsoes two children, James Roberts, 5, and Emily Roberts, 4, were stranded with her grandmother Melody Bledsoe, 70, when “re swept through the rural area where they were staying Thursday. The three were among more than a dozen people reported missing after the furious wind-driven blaze took residents by surprise and leveled several neighborhoods. Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said he expects to “nd several of those people alive and just out of touch with loved ones. Of“cers have gone to homes of several people reported missing and found that cars were gone „ a strong indication they ”ed. The “re that was ignited Monday in forested hills grew overnight to 127 square miles. It pushed southwest of Redding toward tiny communities of Ono, Igo and Gas Point, where scorching heat, winds and bone-dry conditions complicated “re“ghting efforts. Its now the largest of more than 20 “res burning in California. The winds that aided “re“ghters in keeping the ”ames from more populated areas were propelling it forward at a 2 children, great-grandmother perish in wildfireBy JONATHAN J. COOPER and BRIAN MELLEYASSOCIATED PRESSMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) „ U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama said he is keeping an open mindŽ on President Donald Trumps Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and is not worried about a ”urry of advertising pressuring him to con“rm or reject the nominee. The Democratic senator told reporters Friday evening that he wants to do his due diligenceŽ on Kavanaughs work. I want to keep an open mind on every aspect of it and look at a number of different things,Ž Jones said. Jones said the one concern he has is getting documents out of the White House. Democrats have asked to see records from Kavanaughs time there as White House staff secretary to President George W. Bush. With past nominees, everything was turned overŽ unless there was a technical reason that it should be privileged, Jones said. We need the information out of the White House,Ž Jones said. We didnt nominate him. The President did. He nominated him with a full knowing of his background. I would like to see them just say, Look, OK, we will get this to you.Ž The conservative Judicial Crisis Network has launched advertising in Alabama pressuring Jones, a Democrat in a red-leaning state, to con“rm Kavanaugh, saying the vote will show who Doug Jones really is.Ž Jones said he was not concerned about the advertising. Im not worried about the ads. I tell folks, Ads on both sides, they are really wasting their money. I have a process Im going through to do what I think is my job and ads from interest groups really dont mean that much to me at all,Ž Jones said. After graduating law school in 1979, Jones worked for the Senate Judiciary Committee during his time as a staffer to the late Sen. Howell He”in. He said the process today is much, much, much, much more politicalŽ and partisan. Thats very unfortunate. The framers of the Constitution wrote in an independent judiciary. And its hard to see how a Supreme Court is considered independent when you see so much money spent on advertising to get 51 votes,Ž Jones said.Alabamas Jones says he is keeping open mind on KavanaughVATICAN CITY „ In a move seen as unprecedented, Pope Francis has effectively stripped U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinals title following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy. The Vatican announced Saturday that Francis ordered McCarrick to conduct a life of prayer and penanceŽ even before a church trial is held. Breaking with past practice, Francis decided to act swiftly on the resignation offered by the emeritus archbishop of Washington, D.C., even before the accusations are investigated by church of“cials. McCarrick was previously one of the highest, most visible Catholic church of“cials in the United States and was heavily involved in the churchs response there to allegations of priestly abuse. The pope has ordered McCarricks suspension from the exercise of any public ministry, together with the obligation to remain in a house yet to be indicated to him, for a life of prayer and penance until the accusations made against him are examined in a regular WASHINGTON „ President Donald Trumps trade policies are turning long-established Republican orthodoxy on its head, marked by tariff “ghts and now $12 billion in farm aid that represents the type of government intervention GOP voters railed against a decade ago. President George W. Bush increased the number of countries partnering with the United States on free trade agreements from three to 16. President Ronald Reagan signed a landmark trade deal with Canada that was later transformed into the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and expanded to include Mexico. Both those Republican presidents also enacted tariffs, but their comments on trade were overwhelmingly positive. We should beware of the demagogues who are ready to declare a trade war against our friends, weakening our economy, our national security and the entire free world, all while cynically waiving the American ”ag,Ž Reagan said in a 1988 radio address. Trump, by comparison, has called NAFTA the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere,Ž and his administration has opted to use tariffs as a tool intended to leverage more favorable agreements with virtually every major U.S. trading partner. He shredded the trade agreement the Obama administration tried to work out with Paci“c Rim nations that had strong backing from farm groups and chief Pope accepts resignation of McCarrick after sex abuse claimsOn trade policy, Trump is turning GOP orthodoxy on its headBy FRANCES DEMILIOASSOCIATED PRESSBy KEVIN FREKINGASSOCIATED PRESS GOP | 4 ABUSE | 4 FIRE | 4 AP PHOTOIn this July 26, photo, President Donald Trump acknowledges the audience after speaking at the United States Steel Granite City Works plant in Granite City, Ill.Deathcount rises in California fire AP PHOTOSA structure burns as the Carr Fire races along Highway 299 near Redding, Calif., on Thursday. Carla Bledsoe, facing camera, hugs her sister Sherry outside of the sheris oce after hearing news that Sherrys children James, 4, and Emily 5, and grandmother were killed in a wildre Saturday, in Redding, Calif. AP FILE PHOTOIn this Sept. 23, 2015 le photo, Pope Francis reaches out to hug Cardinal Archbishop emeritus Theodore McCarrick after the Midday Prayer of the Divine in Washington. adno=50538350


Page 2 The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTCouple of thunderstorms A thunderstorm around lateHIGH 89 LOW 7665% chance of rain 40% chance of rainCloudy and humid; a p.m. thunderstorm88 / 7560% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURECloudy and humid with a shower or t-storm90 / 7555% chance of rain TUESDAYSome sun, then clouds, a t-storm; humid90 / 7555% chance of rain WEDNESDAYSome sun with a thunderstorm possible91 / 7630% chance of rain FRIDAYMostly cloudy and humid with a t-storm90 / 7460% chance of rain THURSDAY 2 4 8 11 3 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 530-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE89951001029887Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 7.56Ž Normal month to date 7.47Ž Year to date 34.09Ž Normal year to date 28.43Ž Record 1.75Ž (2005) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 1.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 7.01Ž Normal month to date 6.60Ž Year to date 21.10Ž Normal year to date 27.34Ž Record 1.75Ž (1960) High/Low 94/76 Normal High/Low 92/74 Record High 97 (1979) Record Low 70 (1982) High/Low 90/72 High/Low 90/77 Normal High/Low 91/74 Record High 99 (1996) Record Low 63 (1967)Pollen Index readings as of Saturday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 15.98 2.74 2.50 15.98/2018 J un. 6.23 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 7.56 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 34.09 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Mon.Apalachicola 88 78 pc 88 77 t Bradenton 90 77 t 88 76 t Clearwater 90 77 t 87 78 t Coral Springs 87 77 t 90 78 t Daytona Beach 88 72 t 87 73 t Fort Lauderdale 84 76 pc 88 78 t Fort Myers 88 76 t 87 75 t Gainesville 90 74 t 87 74 t Jacksonville 89 74 t 87 75 t Key Largo 87 80 pc 87 80 t Key West 90 81 t 90 82 t Lakeland 89 74 t 88 73 t Melbourne 89 74 t 89 77 t Miami 83 77 pc 88 77 t Naples 90 79 t 89 77 t Ocala 89 72 t 86 73 t Okeechobee 87 74 t 88 73 t Orlando 89 74 t 87 73 t Panama City 89 76 t 88 76 t Pensacola 92 75 t 88 76 t Pompano Beach 87 79 pc 91 78 t St. Augustine 87 75 t 86 73 t St. Petersburg 90 76 t 87 76 t Sarasota 90 76 t 88 76 t Tallahassee 89 74 t 88 74 t Tampa 90 78 t 88 78 t Vero Beach 88 74 t 89 73 t West Palm Beach 86 76 t 88 76 t Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 5:55a 10:16a 4:14p --Mon. 6:12a 12:06a 4:53p 11:00a Today 4:32a 8:32a 2:51p 10:22p Mon. 4:49a 9:16a 3:30p 10:51p Today 3:41a 7:13a 1:33p 9:10p Mon. 4:15a 7:56a 2:00p 9:41p Today 6:27a 12:07a 4:46p 10:45a Mon. 6:44a 12:35a 5:25p 11:29a Today 2:47a 7:11a 1:06p 9:01p Mon. 3:04a 7:55a 1:45p 9:30p SSW 6-12 0-1 Light S 5-10 0-1 LightFt. Myers 88/76 storms all day Punta Gorda 90/77 storms all day Sarasota 90/76 storms afternoon The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018Last Aug 4 New Aug 11 First Aug 18 Full Aug 26 Today 9:41 p.m. 8:17 a.m. Monday 10:17 p.m. 9:10 a.m. Today 6:51 a.m. 8:18 p.m. Monday 6:52 a.m. 8:18 p.m. Today 7:29a 1:17a 7:52p 1:40p Mon. 8:18a 2:07a 8:40p 2:29p Tue. 9:07a 2:56a 9:29p 3:18p Monterrey 99/73 Chihuahua 97/70 Los Angeles 87/68 Washington 86/72 New York 84/68 Miami 83/77 Atlanta 91/72 Detroit 82/64 Houston 97/76 Kansas City 76/63 Chicago 80/65 Minneapolis 82/65 El Paso 100/76 Denver 78/55 Billings 78/54 San Francisco 68/55 Seattle 91/63 Toronto 78/59 Montreal 79/63 Winnipeg 81/58 Ottawa 77/57 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 07/29/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 94 69 s 91 64 s Anchorage 69 56 c 66 55 pc Atlanta 91 72 pc 91 72 t Baltimore 85 66 pc 83 70 t Billings 78 54 s 86 58 s Birmingham 93 70 pc 92 70 t Boise 98 66 s 102 73 pc Boston 85 68 s 84 70 pc Buffalo 77 62 t 80 64 pc Burlington, VT 82 62 pc 85 64 s Charleston, WV 82 64 pc 82 67 t Charlotte 88 70 pc 87 69 t Chicago 80 65 pc 78 66 pc Cincinnati 80 64 c 79 65 t Cleveland 80 62 pc 78 65 t Columbia, SC 90 71 t 89 74 t Columbus, OH 81 65 pc 80 67 t Concord, NH 84 56 pc 85 61 pc Dallas 103 80 pc 89 71 t Denver 78 55 t 75 53 s Des Moines 78 61 t 78 61 pc Detroit 82 64 pc 82 63 pc Duluth 79 56 t 83 59 s Fairbanks 80 57 c 79 57 pc Fargo 81 55 s 83 60 s Hartford 83 63 s 85 66 pc Helena 84 53 s 90 57 s Honolulu 88 78 c 89 78 sh Houston 97 76 pc 97 79 c Indianapolis 77 63 c 77 64 t Jackson, MS 94 70 pc 91 70 t Kansas City 76 63 r 78 61 c Knoxville 88 68 pc 88 70 c Las Vegas 109 87 s 106 89 pc Los Angeles 87 68 pc 87 68 pc Louisville 85 66 c 83 68 t Memphis 89 71 c 84 69 t Milwaukee 79 63 c 78 64 pc Minneapolis 82 65 pc 83 64 s Montgomery 96 72 pc 93 73 t Nashville 90 72 pc 89 71 pc New Orleans 93 77 pc 91 77 t New York City 84 68 s 84 72 pc Norfolk, VA 84 73 c 82 74 t Oklahoma City 93 68 t 78 63 t Omaha 78 61 pc 79 60 pc Philadelphia 86 68 s 87 71 c Phoenix 104 89 c 108 91 c Pittsburgh 79 60 pc 78 63 t Portland, ME 81 60 pc 81 63 s Portland, OR 97 66 s 95 65 s Providence 86 65 s 86 67 pc Raleigh 87 71 c 83 72 t Salt Lake City 94 67 s 94 68 s St. Louis 75 66 r 78 65 t San Antonio 99 74 s 99 75 pc San Diego 81 73 pc 81 72 pc San Francisco 68 55 pc 68 54 pc Seattle 91 63 s 91 61 s Washington, DC 86 72 pc 85 74 t Amsterdam 79 65 pc 80 62 t Baghdad 108 83 s 110 84 s Beijing 93 78 s 95 78 s Berlin 86 65 pc 91 68 s Buenos Aires 57 40 c 58 36 s Cairo 94 75 s 95 79 s Calgary 82 55 s 87 56 s Cancun 90 75 t 87 78 pc Dublin 66 51 c 65 50 c Edmonton 83 51 s 83 51 t Halifax 76 65 c 81 65 s Kiev 82 66 pc 83 67 pc London 70 61 r 75 57 pc Madrid 93 62 s 94 65 s Mexico City 79 58 t 77 56 t Montreal 79 63 c 83 64 s Ottawa 77 57 pc 83 58 pc Paris 81 63 pc 85 65 t Regina 80 52 s 87 53 s Rio de Janeiro 86 71 pc 81 69 s Rome 89 71 pc 90 72 s St. Johns 76 62 c 76 58 pc San Juan 88 77 pc 88 79 sh Sydney 77 49 s 65 47 s Tokyo 87 79 sh 88 80 sh Toronto 78 59 pc 80 63 pc Vancouver 80 62 s 80 62 s Winnipeg 81 58 s 85 61 pcHigh ................... 106 at Needles, CALow ......... 29 at West Yellowstone, MT(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)87On July, 19, 1925, a large amount of hail fell in Burlington, N.J., and remained on the ground for three days. Q: Are lightning bolts hotter than the suns surface?A: Yes, approximately “ ve times hotter Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. 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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and a top general set off on an emergency diplomatic tour Monday to Israel, Germany and France to try to get the effort back on track. U.S. of“cials so far have provided little detail of what was discussed in Helsinki, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo con“rmed the outlines of the understandings on Syria. The dif“culties in implementing them highlight the challenges for the Kremlins efforts to engineer a settlement in Syria that balances the interests of all the con”icting factions, including President Bashar Assad and his Iranian backers, Israel and the U.S. The furor in Washington over Trumps handling of the summit, including a push in Congress for new sanctions on Russia, has only complicated the effort. The U.S. has not ful“lled its own promisesŽ made in Helsinki to remove opposition forces to enable a buffer zone on Syrias border with Israel, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The Defense Ministry accused the U.S. of sabotaging the agreement after a senior American commander, Army Gen. Joseph Votel, said the U.S. military wont cooperate with Russian forces beyond a hotline to avoid unintended clashes. Moscow is counting on U.S. help to end the “ghting in the region, a condition for bringing back refugees. That issue was on the agenda in Lavrovs meetings this week, as the Kremlin sought to get European governments to help pay for reconstruction in Syria in return for Russian commitments to return Syrians displaced by the war to their homes. To limit Irans role, Russia had proposed a 60-mile buffer zone on the Syrian side of the border that would be off limits to Iranian forces and their allies. But Israel is demanding further protections, including the removal of long-range Iranian missiles from Syria and limits on weapons supplies, according to media reports in Israel and Russia. Israel, which has carried out frequent strikes on Iran-backed targets inside Syria, has stepped up military action in the area. Israel understands that any Russian promises wont be enough to contain Iran, said Maj. Gen. Amos Gilad, a recently retired Israeli Defense Ministry of“cial. We need to tackle their hostile capabilities beyond any given buffer zone. They have capabilities like unmanned aerial vehicles and long-range missiles, and so we must take action against all these threats.ŽRussia-US Syria deal hits trouble as tensions growBy HENRY MEYERBLOOMBERG NEWS TALLAHASSEE (AP) „ Florida medical marijuana director Christian Bax, who has been a frequent target of lawmakers and patients over delays in the program, is stepping down. The Department of Health said on Friday that Baxs resignation takes effect on Aug. 10. Deputy Director Courtney Coppola has been named the interim director. Bax had led the Of“ce of Medical Marijuana Use since it was created in 2015. He wrote in his resignation letter that it has been an incredible honor to have served the Department and the State of Florida in the task of building something entirely new in the state.Ž During his three-year tenure Baxs leadership has been beset by legal challenges mostly related to the process of awarding licenses for medical marijuana growers and distributors. The of“ce is also involved in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of patients being able to smoke medical pot. Orlando attorney John Morgan, who spearheaded the passing of the states constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana in 2016, has been the most vocal of Baxs critics. On Friday he said he hoped that there would be some improvement immediately since it is hard to do worse than zero.Ž This guy was so terrible for sick and injured people that anyone would be better suited. I feel like his actions were intentional,Ž Morgan said. Bax has frequently drawn the ire of state lawmakers and patients over delays in the program, ranging from licensing to delays in patients being able to receive identi“cation cards so they could receive cannabis. There is a provision in the current state budget that withholds nearly $2 million in salaries until the department can fully implement medical marijuana. Last week the states Joint Legislative Budget Committee added $13.3 million to the Of“ce of Medical Marijuanas budget to help with litigation costs, review applications for new licenses and implement a new seed-to-sale tracking system. According to the Department of Healths weekly updates, the state registry is adding nearly 3,000 new patients per week. On Friday, the state listed 107,127 quali“ed patients. The bipartisan frustration with the slow implementation of this law has been well documented. Last week, Ms. Coppola gave the Legislature a plan to “nish implementation of the law,Ž state Sen. Rob Bradley said in a text message. Now that she is in charge, our expectation is for her to execute her plan and “nish the job.ŽFloridas medical marijuana director abruptly resignsTexas murderer wants to fast-track his execution 5 relatives dead in murder-suicide; 3 at Texas nursing home(The Dallas Morning News) „ A Texas inmate sentenced to death for molesting and killing his infant son is begging the state to speed up his execution. In the latest in a series of handwritten pleas, Travis James Mullis, 31, this week asked the court to allow him a quick execution. His request seeks to forfeit his appeals, “re his counsel and be deemed mentally competent to make legal decisions for himself. Mullis confessed to sexually abusing his 3-month-old son, Alijah James, and fatally stomping his head in Galveston in 2008. He was convicted in 2011. Now, he wants all previous mental health evaluations barred from consideration, and his legal counsel dismissed. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) „ Police were trying to determine a motive Saturday after they said a man fatally shot four family members at two locations, including his father and stepmother inside a Texas nursing home before killing himself there too. Richard Starry fatally shot himself inside Retama Manor nursing home after killing 85-year-old Ernest Starry and his wife, Thelma Montalvo, Friday night, said Enrique Paredez, a police lieutenant in the Corpus Christi suburb of Robstown. A gun was recovered at the scene. Paredez said a family member later called of“cers to the couples home where their 13-year-old adopted son and a 41-year-old son of Montalvo | HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONwere also found shot to death. The names of the other two sons and Montalvos age were not released. The reason behind the shootings was unclear, Paredez said at a Saturday news conference. As far as a motive, the investigation is too premature at this time to determine,Ž Paredez said. Reuben Garcia, whose father lives in the nursing home, was inside the home at the time of the shooting. I thought it was just a ladder that had fallen down, thats what it sounded like to me. Then I heard somebody say run, run,Ž Garcia said. So we ran,Ž getting his father out of the building. Robstown Police Chief Erasmo Flores said during the news conference that investigators are working diligentlyŽ on the case and that the results will be presented to the district attorney for review.NATIONAL NEWS


The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 Page 3 HINDUALAMOFLOGDANG OBOESNIKONROMOOREO NETWORKFAMEANNOURGE GESTALTSAWNEIGHBORS OBESELATOUTWIT INATUBOSUVISION NOTORIOUSPSYCHOKICKS CHERNTESTOUISHEP HONCHOSYEASTBANANA HELPMETRAFFICTOYS AGSIDEALSEGOISTSAM TITANICJAWSARNESS BRONZEOMAHAISOLATE ALOTSURAARONAVON TYPESSIDEWAYSGRAVITY PEANUTSECODESSA POSTALCNNSADIE SUPERBADHAIRROLLSBY ATOMOGREGIANTSPLASH LISPWHOSEPCOTHOMER MEETSAPSREADYIBARSANSWERS to crosswordATHENS, Greece (AP) „ Funerals for the victims of Greeces lethal wild“re began Saturday with the burial of an elderly priest who drowned as he sought safety from the ”ames in the sea off the coastal community of Mati. Hundreds of people attended Father Spyridon Papapostolous funeral in his parish of Halandri, a northern suburb of Athens, the Greek capital. Papapostolou, his wife and daughter were among hundreds who entered the water to protect themselves from the fast-moving ”ames. But the 83-year-old cleric passed out and drowned, while his wife and daughter survived. Father Spyridon was certainly ready for this trip, but not in this way, he didnt deserve it,Ž his niece, I“genia Christodoulou, told The Associated Press. I hope that he prays for all us from up there, just as he has done all these years.Ž Dimitra Bavavea directed her anger at the unjustŽ way that so many people „ 86 „ had lost their lives. The “re was the deadliest wild“re in Europe since 1900, according to the International Disaster Database run by the Centre for the Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters in Brussels. My sorrow is great as is my rage for those who left people to burn to death so unjustly,Ž she said. I hope that those who died are in heaven and I thank you Father Spyridon for all that you have offered us.Ž Greeces public order minister continued to defend authorities response to Mondays blaze. Minister Nikos Toskas told state broadcaster ERT it was impossible to evacuate the areas 15,000 people in the 90 minutes that Mondays blaze roared through the area. In more sad news, the bodies of twin girls who their father initially believed had survived the “re have been identi“ed, private investigator George Tsoukalis told the AP. He said nine-year-old twins Sophia and Vasiliki Philipopoulos were found in the arms of their grandparents, who also perished in the “re. A day after the “re, Yiannis Philipopoulos issued a public appeal to try to locate his missing daughters, saying that he had spotted them alive in TV news footage among a group of people getting off a “shing boat that had rescued them. The twins tragic death was also con“rmed by Smile of the Child, an independent child welfare agency that also con“rmed the death of 13-year-old Dimitris Alexopoulos, whose body was among those found by “re“ghters. Coroner Nikolaos Kalogrias told the AP that identi“cation of the “re remains continues at a steady pace. Greek authorities havent given an account of exactly how many people are still missing. Toskas said “re crews did all they could to save as many lives as possible, but that town planning errors over the last 60 years had created conditions that made it dif“cult for “re crews to do their job. Toskas said over half of buildings in the Mati area, 19 miles east of Athens, were constructed without permits. In addition, some beaches were fenced off, blocking people ”eeing the ”ames from reaching the water. He said the governments priority now is to take measures so that something like this never happens again. Toskas did not appear to heed the call of his boss, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, to follow his lead in accepting political responsibility for the disaster. But locals in the stricken resort of Mati were unimpressed by Tsipras declaration. I want to know what I accept political responsibility means ... Will he go to jail? Whats the payback?Ž Vissarion Pantelides, 79, said Saturday.Heartbreak: Funerals begin for Greeces wildfire victimsBy COSTAS KANTOURIS and MENELAOS HADJICOSTISASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOIn this July 26 photo, a damaged air conditioner unit stands at a destroyed house with another burnt building in the background, in Mati, east of Athens. CAIRO (AP) „ An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday, including top “gures of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, state media reported. The Cairo Criminal Court referred the sentences to the Grand Mufti „ the countrys top theological authority „ for his non-binding opinion as is the norm in capital cases. Though non-binding, the formality gives a window of opportunity for a judge to reverse an initial sentence. The sentences are subject to appeal. Sentencing for more than 660 others involved in the case was scheduled for Sept. 8, the Al-Ahram news website reported. Those sentences, too, are subject to appeal. Of the 75 defendants referred to the Mufti, 44 are jailed and 31 are at large. The court normally hands down the maximum sentence for fugitives but a re-retrial is typically held after they are caught. The case involves a total 739 defendants, including the Muslim Brotherhoods Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie and photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid. The charges range from murder to damaging public property. Neither Badie nor Abu Zeid were sentenced to death in this case. The 2013 sit-in, in Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo, supported former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi who was militarily ousted following mass protests against his divisive oneyear rule. Morsi hailed from the Brotherhood. The sit-in was violently dispersed on Aug. 14, 2013. More than 600 people were killed. Months later, Egypt designated the Brotherhood a terrorist organization. Egyptian authorities have since launched a severe crackdown on Brotherhood members and supporters, arresting many and trying them on terror-related charges. Egyptian courts have held mass trials and handed down death sentences for hundreds of people, drawing international condemnation. In 2014, an Egyptian judge sentenced 529 of Morsis supporters to death. A retrial was later ordered after several proceedings. Rights groups have repeatedly criticized such mass sentencings in Egypt and called on authorities to ensure fair trials. International rights groups also denounced the mass trial of the 2013 sit-in. Amnesty International described it in a statement last month as a grotesque parody of justiceŽ and called on authorities to drop all charges against those arrested for protesting peacefully.Egypt court sentences 75 to death over sit-in BERLIN (AP) „ Norwegian authorities said a polar bear on Saturday attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on an Arctic archipelago. The polar bear was shot dead by another employee, the cruise company said. The Joint Rescue Coordination for Northern Norway tweeted that the attack occurred when the tourists from the MS Bremen cruise ship landed on the most northern island of the Svalbard archipelago, a region between mainland Norway and the North Pole that is known for its remote terrain, glaciers, reindeer and polar bears. The German Hapag Lloyd Cruises company, which operates the MS Bremen, told The Associated Press that two polar bear guards from their ship went on the island and one of them was attacked by a polar bear and injured on his head.Ž The polar bear was then shot dead in an act of self-defenseŽ by the second guard, spokeswoman Negar Etminan said. The injured man was taken by helicopter to the town of Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen island. He was not identi“ed and no further information was given on him. He was ”own out, was responsive, and is currently undergoing medical treatment,Ž Etminan said, adding that the victim was not in a life-threatening condition. She said all cruise ships traveling in the northern region are obliged to have polar bear guards on board. Arctic tourism to the region has risen sharply in the last few years and is now in high season. A Longyearbyen port schedule showed that 18 cruise ships will be docking at the Arctic port in the next week.Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead Armenian general charged with ex-president released on bail West Bank village prepares for homecoming of Ahed Tamimi 3 dead in attack on midwife training center in AfghanistanLONDON (AP) „ Tourists and Britons hoping to go on vacation are enduring another day of travel trouble in Britain after severe weather led to ”ight cancellations and delays on cross-Channel trains. A week of extreme heat gave way to thunderstorms Friday, touching off travel delays on Saturday. Budget airline Ryanair says Friday nights thunderstorms, along with air traf“c control staff shortages, led to 14 cancelled ”ights at Stansted Airport. Other London-area airports „ Luton, Gatwick and Heathrow „ also warned of delays. Nats, the UK air traf“c control service, says the unpredictable nature of the storms means aircraft are not able to ”y their usual routes. The service says the thunderstorms effectively block large swathes of airspace because aircraft cannot ”y through them.Ž Eurotunnel passengers faced a third day of disruption on the cross-Channel service. MUMBAI, India (AP) „ More than 30 people were feared dead after a bus fell into a deep gorge in western India on Saturday, an of“cial said. The bus was carrying 34 employees of an agriculture university when it plunged off a mountain road while negotiating a curve in Raigad district of Maharashtra state, said civil administrator Vijay Suryawanshi. He said the bus fell into a deep, forested gorge. One man survived as he jumped out of the bus and later scaled onto the road to inform university of“cials about the accident, Suryawanshi said. He said the employees were on a private picnic. Rescue teams had so far recovered nearly a dozen bodies amid intermittent rains in the area. India has the worlds deadliest roads, with more than 110,000 people killed annually. Most crashes are blamed on reckless driving, poorly maintained roads and aging vehicles. YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) „ An Armenian general who is charged along with the countrys former president with violating constitutional order a decade ago has been released from custody after posting bail. Col.-Gen. Yuri Khachaturov and former President Robert Kocharian are charged in connection with the order to send police and soldiers to break up a demonstration in the Armenian capital in March 2008. Eight demonstrators and two police died in the clash. Khachaturov was head of the capitals military garrison at the time. Kocharian was charged Thursday and put in custody for two months late Friday. Khachaturov was charged Friday and released Saturday on bail of 5 million drams ($10,500). Khachaturov is secretary-general of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a military alliance that also includes Russia and four other former Soviet republics. Armenian Foreign Ministry spokesman Tigran Balayan said Saturday that the country is asking alliance partners to begin the process of replacing him in that post. The demonstration that ended in fatal clashes was to protest the results of an election two weeks earlier for Kocharians replacement. Kocharian backers claim the case is politically motivated. In the 2008 election, Kocharian backed Serzh Sargsyan, who was declared winner and served as president of Armenia for a decade. After facing term limits as president, Sargsyan became prime minister in April but resigned six days later in the face of mass protests against the move, which was seen as a way NABI SALEH, West Bank (AP) „ A West Bank village is preparing for the release of Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi from an Israeli prison, unfurling posters of her and setting up hundreds of chairs for well-wishers. The 17-year-old was arrested in December, after slapping two Israeli soldiers. She is to be freed Sunday, along with her mother. Her father Bassem said Saturday that we expect her to leadŽ in the struggle against Israeli occupation. He says she completed high school with the help of fellow prisoners and is considering college. To Palestinians and their supporters, Ahed is a symbol of resistance to occupation. In Israel, many see her as a provocateur. Also Saturday, an activist said two Italian artists who painted a large mural of Ahed Tamimi on Israels separation barrier were detained by Israel. KABUL, Afghanistan „ Three people died in an attack on a midwife training center in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, the capital city of Nangarhar province, an of“cial said Saturday. At least eight others | HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD AP PHOTORescuers work at the site of an accident in Raigad district in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, Saturday. India has the worlds deadliest roads, with more than 110,000 people killed annually. to keep his grip on power. After Sargsyans resignation, opposition leader Nikol Pashinian became prime minister, the countrys most powerful position. Kocharian aide Viktor Sogomonyan on Saturday called the charge and detention a political and personal vendettaŽ by the countrys new leadership. were wounded in the “re“ght, which took place at the city center, provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said. Around 11:30 a.m. local time, two attackers stormed the medical facility and subsequently started a battle with security forces that lasted almost six hours, Khogyani said. The “ghting ended after one attacker detonated an explosive vest and the second was shot dead by security forces, Khogyani said. A total of 140 staff members and two children trapped inside the facility were rescued, Khogyani said. It was not immediately clear why the medical facility was targeted or who was behind the attack. Taliban militants denied responsibility.WORLD NEWS


Page 4 The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 ALMANAC Today is Sunday, July 29, the 210th day of 2018. There are 155 days left in the year. Today in history On July 29, 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader (fuehrerŽ) of the National Socialist German Workers Party. On this date In 1030 the patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, was killed in battle. In 1890 artist Vincent van Gogh, 37, died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in Auvers-sur-Oise, France. In 1914 transcontinental telephone service in the U.S. became operational with the first test conversation between New York and San Francisco. In 1958 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA. In 1967 an accidental rocket launch on the deck of the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 servicemen. (Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant commander who narrowly escaped with his life.) In 1975 President Gerald R. Ford became the first U.S. president to visit the site of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland. In 1981 Britains Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in a glittering ceremony at St. Pauls Cathedral in London. (The couple divorced in 1996.) In 1994 abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and Brittons bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in Pensacola, Florida. (Hill was executed in Sept. 2003.) Todays birthdays Actor Robert Fuller is 85. Former Sen. Elizabeth H. Dole is 82. Actor David Warner is 77. Actress Roz Kelly is 76. Rock musician Neal Doughty (REO Speedwagon) is 72. Marilyn Tucker Quayle wife of former Vice President Dan Quayle, is 69. Actor Mike Starr is 68. Documentary maker Ken Burns is 65. Style guru Tim Gunn is 65. Rock singer-musician Geddy Lee (Rush) is 65. Rock singer Patti Scialfa (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) is 65. Actor Kevin Chapman is 56. Actress Alexandra Paul is 55. Country singer Martina McBride is 52. Actor Tim Omundson is 49. Actor Wil Wheaton is 46. Rhythm-and-blues singer Wanya Morris (Boyz II Men) is 45. Actor Stephen Dorff is 45. Actor Josh Radnor is 44. Hip-hop DJ/music producer Danger Mouse is 41. Actress Allison Mack is 36. Bible verse I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord God.Ž „ Ezekiel 34:15. The Lord is the good Shepherd. He will bring satisfaction and contentment to the human heart. Let Him be your Shepherd. JACKSONVILLE (AP) „ A man made a beer run into a Florida convenience store carrying a live alligator with its mouth taped shut. Video posted by television station WTLV shows the unidenti“ed man walking into the Jacksonville store holding the gator with his right hand. He walks with the gator toward the counter, asking, Yall aint out of beer are you?Ž He then sees someone in the back of the store and says, Is he taking the last bit of beer? You arent taking the last bit of beer are you?Ž The man with the gator jokingly runs at the other man as people in the store laugh. He then grabs a 12pack of beer. The television station says Florida wildlife investigators are looking into the incident.ODD NEWS Man makes beer run with gator in handexecutives from major U.S. corporations. Republicans also have altered the priority of tackling the national debt, an issue the GOP hammered President Barack Obama on as the country struggled to recover from the 2008 economic crisis. Our nation is approaching a tipping point,Ž GOP Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, now the House speaker, said in January 2011 when the national debt hit $14 trillion. Today, the Congressional Budget Of“ce projects the $21 trillion debt will rise to more than $33 trillion in 10 years. That estimate notes that the tax cut lawmakers passed in December would increase economic output but add $1.8 trillion to the de“cit over the coming decade. The GOPs evolving priorities are not lost on some in the party. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., who lost a close primary election this year after butting heads with Trump on some issues, said he “nds it perplexingly destructiveŽ for the GOP brand. It takes a long while to build a brand, but brands can be diminished or destroyed in relatively short order, and I think the administration is destroying bedrock cornerstones to what the party has historically stood for,Ž Sanford said. There is no conversation on the debt, de“cit and government spending these days. That has been a cornerstone.Ž Sanford made headlines as South Carolina governor when he said he would reject stimulus money approved during the “nancial crisis because he did not think the country should go into debt to fund recovery efforts. Here we are now with a hypothetical $12 billion bailout package and you dont hear a word,Ž Sanford said. That is quite a transition in not so many years from decrying what the Obama administration had done with bailouts to now endorsing the idea of bailouts.Ž Trump, in a Friday interview on Fox News Sean Hannitys radio show, said the strong economy would help the U.S. reduce the de“cit. The economy, we can go a lot higher. ... We have $21 trillion in debt. When this really kicks in well start paying off that debt like water. Well start paying that debt down.Ž The administrations plan on the bailout announced last week would borrow money from the Treasury to pay producers of soybeans, sorghum, corn, wheat, cotton, dairy and hogs. Many farmers have criticized Trumps tariffs and the damage done to commodity prices and markets. Some GOP lawmakers are expressing concerns. I didnt come up here to start new government programs,Ž said Sen. John Kennedy, R-La. But its unlikely that the Republican-controlled Congress will try to block the administrations agricultural aid plan. Im looking at this and saying, Youre going to single out one sector? What about the manufacturing sector? What about the energy sector?Ž said Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska. Where do you draw the line? Ive got some real concerns.Ž But others praised the move. GOP Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, called it welcome relief.Ž This is the right “ght to have, but in the meantime, our producers have got to live as this “ght is going on,Ž Conaway said of a trade dispute with China that has prompted the imposition of tariffs by both nations. Conaway said the president has reshaped the way Republicans think about trade. Hes kind of changed the narrative of the conversation that its really not OK to let other people take advantage of America,Ž Conaway said. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., said its clear the GOP has changed over the past two years with Trump in of“ce. This is the party of Trump. He calls the plays and they line up and they execute the play,Ž Kildee said. But Kildee also opposed the Trans-Paci“c Partnership deal that the Obama administration was trying to work out with Japan, Vietnam, Singapore and others. He and many other Democrats described past trade deals such as NAFTA as hurting workers in their home districts. So why the criticism of Trump and the efforts he has undertaken on trade? Kildee said he would prefer a more deliberative approach and a multilateral approach that doesnt fray longstanding alliances. Simply engaging on the issue of trade doesnt mean hes doing it right,Ž Kildee said. The presidents meetings with lawmakers in the past week and his trade advisers visits to Capitol Hill are acknowledgements that many GOP lawmakers are worried about where Trump is headed „ and what it could mean in the November election as farmers, bourbon makers and manufacturers who use imported steel and aluminum deal with the fallout. A possible breakthrough with the European Union announced Wednesday at the White House appears to have eased their concerns and given the president more time to work out new deals. The fact the EU was here today and good talks happened, I think that points to theres proof its working,Ž said Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash. Thats not just wishful thinking. I think we can see that.ŽGOPFROM PAGE 1 canonical trial,Ž the Vatican said. Among his alleged victims is man who has told reporters that he was 11 when McCarrick “rst exposed himself to him. Asking to be identi“ed as by only his “rst name, James, to protect his familys privacy, the alleged victim expressed hope that McCarricks resignation would help other victims become freeŽ and foster healing. Basically, truth always prevails,Ž James, who lives in Virginia, told The Associated Press on Saturday. Thankfully, everybody in todays world is more understanding of the harm done by individual priests, and now we can start to heal.Ž Francis received McCarricks letter offering to resign from the College of Cardinals on Friday evening, after a spate of allegations that the 88-year-old prelate had for years sexually abused boys and had sexual misconduct with adult seminarians. The McCarrick case posed a test of the pontiffs recently declared resolve to battle what he called a culture of cover-upŽ of similar abuses in the Catholic churchs hierarchy. The alleged sexual misconduct with adults were reportedly brought to the Vaticans attention years ago, including before McCarrick was appointed to the prestigious archbishop post in the U.S. capital in 2000 by the then-pontiff John Paul II. Two dioceses in New Jersey, Newark and Metuchen, say they have settled two of three complaints of misconduct by McCarrick toward adults. The Vatican didnt say where McCarrick would be con“ned nor when a church trial might begin, and its brief statement did not even allude to the grave accusations against the prelate. A Catholic University canon law expert, Kurt Martens, noted this was the “rst time an order of penance and prayer had been issued before a church trial. U.S. Catholics who have followed sexual abuse scandals hailed stripping McCarrick of cardinals rank as an unprecedented shift in how the Vatican has dealt with allegations against top churchmen. The Vatican almost never moves at this speed,Ž said Terence McKiernan, of, a Massachusetts-based group that tracks clergy sexual abuse cases. The pope appears to understand the gravity of the situation and further harm to the Catholic churchs status,Ž he told The Associated Press. He wondered if the church investigation reveals who among its hierarchy knew about the sex allegations against McCarrick and whether the Vatican will move to punish those clerics as well. McKiernan noted that the Vatican statement didnt spell out why the pope was disciplining the bishop. Were still in the old world,Ž he said, referring to the Vaticans avoidance of details about the allegations. (Still) its a remarkable development.Ž In the case of Scottish Cardinal Keith OBrien, accused by former seminarians in 2013 of sexual misconduct, Francis only accepted his resignation after the Vaticans top abuse prosecutor conducted a full investigation, two years after the “rst revelations, and after the prelate relinquished the rights and privileges that come with a cardinals rank. However, OBrien, who died earlier this year, remained a cardinal. He had recused himself from voting in the 2013 conclave that elected Francis. McCarrick had already been removed from public ministry since June 20, pending a full investigation into allegations that he fondled a teenager over 40 years ago in New York City. A man, who was 11 at the “rst alleged instance of abuse, says a sexually abusive relationship continued for two more decades. McCarrick denied the initial allegation. Since McCarrick is over 80, he was already no longer eligible to vote in a conclave to elect the next pope. But being a cardinal is a top honor of the church and they often are called upon to advise the pope. The Rev. James Martin, editor-at large at America Magazine, which covers church issues, noted in a tweet that Bernard Law was allowed to stay a cardinal after he resigned as Boston archbishop, following revelations that he had sanctioned the systematic coverup of pedophile priests while presiding over that U.S. diocese. After resigning from his Boston post, Law was transferred to a prestigious job at a Rome basilica, an appointment that triggered outrage from many abuse survivors. That happened under Pope John Paul II, who was widely considered to have underestimated the scope of the sex abuse scandals worldwide. McCarrick rose steadily and swiftly up the U.S. churchs ranks, from auxiliary bishop in New York City, to bishop in Metuchen, New Jersey, to archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, and then to Archbishop of Washington, D.C. One of Francis closest advisers, Cardinal George Pell, is the highest-ranking Catholic in the world to be charged in the churchs global abuse scandal. The 77-year-old faces trial in his native Australia on decades-old child sex abuse allegations. Pell has denied wrongdoing. Details of the allegations havent been made public. Bishops have been implicated in the sexual abuse scandals that have stained the Catholic churchs reputation worldwide for decades, most often for their roles in covering up for pedophile priests by shuf”ing them from parish to parish and keeping the faithful in the dark about the allegations. Earlier this month, an Australia bishop became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse. Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson was sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian court in a landmark case seen as a strong warning to institutions that fail to protect children. Critics of the Vaticans handling of abuse cases point out that despite recommendations from its advisory panel, the Holy See still hasnt set up a tribunal or other system to deal with accused bishops or cardinals. It was thus unclear just what church tribunal would decide McCarricks case. That system is going to (have to) be created exactly for this most embarrassing and prominent case,Ž McKiernan said.ABUSEFROM PAGE 1frightening rate. Were not getting a break with the weather,Ž said Chris Anthony, a spokesman for Cal Fire, the state agency responsible for “ghting wild“res. It just continues to be really hot, really dry and we continue to get those winds ... This “res getting so big and there are so many different parts to it.Ž Two “re“ghters were killed and the latest tally of 500 destroyed structures was sure to rise. A count by The Associated Press found more than 300 homes destroyed. About 37,000 people are under evacuation orders, 5,000 homes are threatened and the “re was just 5 percent contained. Meanwhile, about 120 miles southwest of Redding, two blazes prompted mandatory evacuations in Mendocino County. The two “res, burning 30 miles apart, started Friday and are threatening more than 350 buildings. The Mendocino County Sheriffs Of“ce ordered evacuations for people living in an area north of Highway 175 near Hopland. Residents in neighboring Benmore Valley were also told to leave Saturday. Cal Fire of“cials said more than 10,000 “re“ghters were on the line, making progress on 14 large wild“res across California. President Donald Trump issued an emergency declaration for California on Saturday, allowing counties affected by wild“res to receive federal assistance. Huge “res continued to burn outside Yosemite National Park and in the San Jacinto Mountains east of Los Angeles near Palm Springs. As of Saturday morning, those “res had burned nearly 160,000 acres and destroyed over 500 structures. Yosemite Valley remained closed to visitors and wont reopen until Friday. Nationally, 89 active large “res have consumed nearly 930,000 acres in 14 states, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. So far this year, nearly 37,000 wild“res have burned more than 4.25 million acres. The Carr Fire destroyed nearly all of Keswick, a hamlet just west of Redding, which is about 250 miles north of San Francisco. Redding Police Chief Roger Moore was among those who lost homes. Greg and Terri Hill evacuated their Redding home of 18 years Thursday night with little more than medications, photo albums, clothes and “rearms, assuming theyd be back home in a few days. When they returned Friday, virtually nothing was left but “ne particles of ash. It was so hot, they couldnt walk through it to see if anything survived. Its pretty emotional,Ž Terri Hill said. I know its just stuff. A lot of memories. But well make new memories and get new stuff. Everybodys safe.ŽFIREFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOMark Peterson, who lost his home in the Carr Fire, gives water to goats that survived the blaze on Friday, in Redding, Calif. FROM PAGE ONE


The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 Page 5 FOR ANSWERS, TURN TO PAGE 3MOVIE M*A*S*H* UPBY PATRICK MERRELL / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ ACROSS1 Festival of Colors celebrant6 Mission to remember11 Whip15 Goldarn it!Ž19 Orchestra section behind the violas20 Canon competitor21 Former QB Tony22 Treat embossed with its name23 AnchormanŽ = ? (1976) + ? (1980)25 An AŽ in history?26 Hankering27 The forest, as opposed to the trees28 Rear WindowŽ = ? (2004) + ? (2014)31 Big, big, big33 E.-W. line34 Best in mental competition35 Like three men ofrhyme39 Big Ten sch. whose mascot is an anthropomorphic nut41 Foresight44 Silence of the LambsŽ = ? (1946) + ? (1960)47 Rockettes motions52 One-named singer with No. 1 hits in 1965 and 199953 Bikini blast, briefly54 Yvess yes56 Smith of Fox News57 Top dogs60 Brewing need63 Split base?65 Cry of desperation68 TransformersŽ = ? (2000) + ? (1992)70 Dept. of Justice heads73 Lofty standards75 Me firstŽ sort76 Uncle with a top hat and tie77 Jurassic ParkŽ = ? 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(Having considerable home equity can also allow you to consider getting a reverse mortgage in retirement, which can provide much-needed income.) Of course, renters can build wealth by investing in stocks and other things. Homeowners can also benefit from tax breaks, such as the deductibility of mortgage interest paid. That deduction is especially lucrative in the early years of a mortgage, when the bulk of payments are going toward the interest portion of your loan, as opposed to its principal. In addition, you can deduct your property taxes on your return up to a certain point. The property tax deduction used to be unlimited, but for at least the next seven years, its capped at $10,000 annually. Finally, owning a home provides stability. 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The big (but onetime) tax hit Goldman took, which reduced its capital levels, was largely due to the deemed repatriation of its foreign earnings. In addition, Goldman has a lot of good things going for it. The initial public offering (IPO) market is the most active its been in years, mergers and acquisitions activity is strong, and thanks to market volatility, Goldmans trading revenue has been picking up. Plus, the companys commercial banking ambitions are starting to produce a significant and rapidly growing revenue stream that has tremendous potential. Indeed, in its first quarter 2018, Goldman grew revenue from its fixed income, currency and commodities trading by more than 20 percent year over year, compared to flat to negative performance by its biggest rivals. Ask the Fool My Dumbest InvestmentBitter CoffeeMy dumbest move was definitely investing in Jammin Java. 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Page 6 The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME by Myles Mellor 1. PIRUT QTVIGFMCIV CU F EINNFDIQFMCGT EPFNNTVJT DRM CMU QCGTMCVJ! 2. OBIG ABIF CJA ABI HDGTK APJVBIZ PG T CQPNIVA, BPO YP IEJKKDIGA TGY NJEDKTGA EJDKYIQZ CTQAF? ABIF QTDZI ABI QPPH! 3. UTZ QRQ XTL FCGLZ WCCALW TSNL SUAEK HRI XWCEHKL URXT BLCBKL? TL USG SKUSZG LSNLGQWCBBRFI! 4. MQLB KQL YLHK NBY ZGEJJENBK LJLRKGERENB RCBBLRKLY KQL HEBNJ MEGLA EBKC KQL ZCP, QL MNA LP-AKNKER! 1. House renovation is a collaborative challenge but its riveting! 2. When they put the final touches on a project, how do ebullient and jubilant builders party? They raise the roof! 3. Why did the nosey roofer have awful big trouble with people? He was always eavesdropping! 4. When the deft and brilliant electrician connected the final wires into the box, he was ex-static! CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Is it easier to see with your eyes closed? Maybe. Try it. Moments of quiet, still and very awake shut-eye could yield lifechanging results. Of course, there are many ways to meditate that involve open eyes, too. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Forceful improvement? Thats not really a thing. Improvements are made through tinkering, reinvention, starting over from scratch, renement and many other ways. Force isnt one of them. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Things will settle themselves. When you deeply believe this, you can relax and stop trying to game the situation. Theres no way to play this, so stop analyzing and just let it be. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Like that of a jazz artist or comedian, some of your best work will be what happens when youre ring. You have a talent for turning the most random mix of materials into a beautiful, if abstract, sort of order. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Chances are you will not end up with your intended result regarding production. But at the end of the day, it will be about how much you love, not about how much you do. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). For those who, for whatever reason, cannot bring themselves to forgive, reconciliation may still be possible. There are other ways to nd balance, peace and harmony. One can accept what is without forgiving what was. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your perception of the outside world is a reection of your inside world, and the reverse is just as true. So even though you can set a tone or bring a mood with you, youre never completely responsible for the way things turn out. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Treating yourself better isnt about a skin cream or a massage. Those things are nice, but they wont stop the pain thats caused by speaking unkindly to yourself with your inside voice. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). It will feel as though life is trying to make an important point, but dont let anyone else tell you what point that is, because its whats important to you „ and what you think it is „ that really matters. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Your giving heart will not feel fully satised until you know that you have made a dierence. But theres a catch. To really help out, you must be wise enough to know when your help wont help. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Once you place your trust, why not keep it there awhile and see what happens? Relationships get deeper and more meaningful with time. Give everyone a chance to settle in and get comfortable. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Someone longs to be listened to and taken seriously, and youll provide that „ not because youre doing anyone a service but because you are genuinely curious about people and value what they have to say. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (July 29). The solar return starts with an experience that will help to cleanse your spirit and give you a fresh and powerful new belief in yourself and your eectiveness. Get involved in a mission to help. You nd love and friendship while providing service to those around you. November and February are the best nancial months. Leo and Libra adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 12, 5, 28 and 40.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)


The Sun /Sunday, July 29, 2018 Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: When I was dating my husband, I gave him a lot of leeway. When he told me he listened to a radio show that is known for unscientic views, I ignored it because I found him so charming and kind. Honestly, he treats me better than anyone Ive ever known, and I had been in the dating scene for 27 years. During our three-year courtship I always avoided the topics of science and politics. We have been married two years now, and Im trying hard to reconcile the fact that Im married to a conspiracy theorist who believes the world is at. Hes convinced that uoride is mass brainwashing and the Holocaust was faked. It makes me so sad. I knew on some level that he believed these things, but I chose to overlook it. Other than his irrational beliefs, we are happy. My question is, can a relationship survive and thrive in the midst of these fundamental dierences? „ KNOWS BETTER IN KANSAS DEAR KNOWS BETTER: You say you are compatible and happy in every other respect. Yes, your marriage can survive „ IF you practice the same selective amnesia you chose to adopt when your husband was courting you, and focus solely on the areas in which you are in sync. DEAR ABBY: Can you please advise me about what to do about a mother who has gone overboard with church donations? She drained my parents savings and gave her old church $20,000. She complains to Dad that they cant aord to go out to dinner once a week, but shes doing this? What can I say to her? I get that it says in the Bible youre supposed to tithe, but my folks are on a budget, and they are in danger of losing their home because of this. Twenty thousand dollars is close to 30 percent of their combined pretax income, and thats not even taking into account what shes giving to the church she currently attends. Help! „ OVERBOARD IN NEVADA DEAR OVERBOARD: You cant handle this problem alone. Your father will have to become proactive about what your mother has been doing. This may involve him talking to an attorney about what would be involved with separating his earnings from your mothers. That said, is it possible that your mother is forgettingŽ she has already made some of these donations, or why they can no longer go out to dinner once a week? If thats the case, its important she be evaluated medically and neurologically to be sure she is still of sound body and mind. DEAR ABBY: Would it be rude to announce my wifes pregnancy before her sisters wedding next week? Do I need to wait until afterward, or is good news always welcome? „ GOOD NEWS IN THE MIDWEST DEAR GOOD NEWS: In the interest of family harmony, I urge you to refrain from doing it. While good news is always welcome, this news should wait until after the wedding. If you make the announcement now, your sister-in-law might regard it as stealing the limelight from the bride.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular.Ž Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Heloise: We j ust got two new dogs, and we have a cat, too. They are shedding all over my house! How can I get rid of this hairy situation? „ Carolyn from New Jersey Dear Carolyn: Oh yes, our dogs and cats do shed. Here are several ways to remove pet hair. To lift pet hair from furniture, simply dampen a sponge with water and wipe over the hairy areas. You also can wrap several lengths of masking tape (sticky side up) around your hand to trap and pick up smaller amounts of hair. And if your pets need a quick cleanup, you can freshen the fur by lightly dampening a microber cloth with warm water to rub the fur around the eyes and under the mouth. This will get rid of visible debris and make your pet ready for company. To prevent hair buildup, brush your cat or dogs frequently. And you can very slowly introduce your pet, a little bit at a time, to being vacuumed with the brush attachment. It really does a good job! „ Heloise Dear Readers: If you are going to melt semi-sweet chocolate to frost a cake or decorate cookies, heres a neat way to do it: Keep the chips in the bag and simply put it in a bowl of hot water. Knead the bag a bit until chips have melted. To prevent a drippy mess, cut a small hole across one corner of the bag. Then drizzle the chocolate right from the bag onto the cake or cookies. There will be no mess to clean up. You can just toss the bag. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: Every time I pull out our sleeping bags for a camping trip, they have a musty smell. I gured out how to prevent this. Right after a recent camping trip, I washed and dried the sleeping bags as usual. Then I placed several fabric softener sheets on and in the bags and rolled them up. When we took our next camping trip, I unfolded them and the bags smelled fresh and ready. „ Betsy from Pennsylvania Dear Readers: These outdoor chairs get a lot of use during the summer, and they do get dirty. To remove stains from white chairs, mix 3/4 cup of household bleach and 1 tablespoon of liquid laundry detergent with 1 gallon of water (test rst on a hidden area to make sure the plastic does not discolor). Put on rubber g loves, and scrub the solution over stained surfaces. Allow this to stay on the chair for 5 to 15 minutes. Rinse well. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: My daughter had a slumber party with her best friends. I made them mac and cheese for dinner, their favorite food. I had a lot of extra dry macaroni left over. The girls decided that they were going to make jewelry out of the dried pasta. They used paint pens and drew lines and designs on the pasta. Then they strung the pasta on ribbons and colored string to make necklaces and bracelets, which they took home. The girls thought it was such a fun party idea. „ Christina from Florida Dear Readers: When you bring home cans or jars from the supermarket, rinse o the tops before you open them. The tops could be covered with dust or chemicals. You dont want to transfer any of that stu to the contents inside. „ HeloiseWife of conspiracy theorist shifts focus on mans kindness, charmDear Abby Hints from Heloise


Page 8 The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 Dear Mr. Berko: Since we sold our business and retired 11 years ago, our $768,000 individual retirement account has averaged 8.8 percent, including dividends. Im proud of this performance because I manage the account. Some years were better than others, but we have been able to take out over $60,000 a year from our IRA without touching the original $728,000 in principal. We hope to leave the principal to our two children. We have Social Security plus another income source, so we are “nancially comfortable. The problem is that my wife keeps telling me what to buy and what to sell. I resent her intrusion. She says we could do better if I took some of her advice. She thinks Im too “xated on male investments,Ž such as defense, tech, e-commerce, insurance and construction stocks. We both read your column and respect your advice. Because Ive earned a good 8.8 percent for 11 years, I think my wife ought to leave well enough alone and stay away from this money. Should I allow my wife to in”uence and co-manage our stock selections? Well accept your response. „ TR, Punta Gorda, Fla. Dear TR: No! Never. Absolutely not. Let me tell you about my experience. For some time, my wife had a bee in her bonnet, demanding that I consider her personal input and that we comanage our joint account. I argued ineffectively. (I made the mistake of marrying a woman who is smarter than I.) We worked OK together for nearly a year and made joint decisions on buy and sell transactions after perusing numerous research reports and newsletters. But because were both stubborn and opinionated people (and there was ego involved), it was becoming increasingly dif“cult to make investment decisions together and compromise. So in early 2010, realizing that the Force was with her and my resistance was futile, we moved half the value of our joint account to another discount brokerage, which became her half. I would have zero input on her half. She would have unfettered access to portfolio decisions without consulting me. It made for queer dynamics. Because I bene“ted from that account, I wanted her to do well, yet because my male ego was involved, I didnt want her to do well so I could say, See? I told you so.Ž In early 2010, I had Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Harris, Merck, Amphenol, Texas Instruments and other macho issues on my mind. After a month, I began to chuckle when I saw con“rmation notices in our mailbox with such names as Ulta Beauty, Childrens Place, Mohawk Industries, Bassett Furniture, TJX Cos. and Ross Stores. It didnt take me too long to realize that a womans perspective on the stock market exposed me to investment opportunities that Id have dismissed in the past. Ulta Beauty sells cosmetics and beauty supplies. She bought ULTA at $24, and it now trades for $253. Childrens Place retails childrens accessories. She bought PLCE at $34, and it now trades at $131. Mohawk Industries is a ”ooring manufacturer. She bought MHK at $44, and its now $210. We still own each of them. Yep, there are some losses, but holy moly mama mia, during the past eight years, the account managed by my wife has done better than the account managed by me! Under Florida law, your spouse is entitled to half of your IRA. So I recommend that you split your $768,000 IRA into two $384,000 IRAs. Move one of those half accounts to another stockbroker, and tell your wife to have at it. My experience has taught me two things: 1.) Most women are smarter than most men. 2.) Its easier to get older than wiser. Send me an email in a couple of years and let me know how you two are doing. Email Malcolm Berko at for investing with a spouse Malcolm Berko MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) „ A former pastor who co-founded a Christian music festival before admitting he had sexual contact with children and being branded a wolfŽ has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Harry Thomas, whos 75 years old, was the pastor of Come Alive New Testament Church in Medford and a co-founder of the Creation Festival, billed as the countrys largest Christian music festival. He failed in a bid to withdraw his guilty plea in sexual assaults and other crimes involving “ve minors and was sentenced on Friday. As part of a plea agreement earlier this year, Thomas acknowledged sexually assaulting a 9-year-old in 2005, having sexual contact with three girls ages 7 to 9 in 2000 and 2010 and exposing himself to a girl between 2008 and 2010. Relatives of the victims were in court during sentencing, and in testimony two of them described Thomas as a ravenous wolfŽ and a hypocriteŽ who professed to be a man of God while victimizing children. Burlington County assistant prosecutor Stephen Eife called Thomas a devil in disguise.Ž Thomas, who had spent the previous 233 days in the Burlington County jail, wept as he expressed remorse and confusion about his crimes. Im very sorry for the pain Ive caused,Ž he said. Referencing a biblical passage about punishment for those who harm children, he said, I agree with the scriptures. It would be better for a millstone to be hung around my neck and be cast into the sea. Thats what I deserve.Ž Defense attorney Robin Lord, arguing for the minimum 15-year term rather than the maximum 20-year term sought by prosecutors, cited Thomas age and numerous health problems, which she said would make the longer term a death sentence. Lord argued that Thomas crimes were diagnosed as the result of uncontrolled compulsionŽ rather than choice. She also cited Thomas worldwide ministry work, including building schools and hospitals in Haiti and Africa and establishing a festival at which Christians, Jews and Muslims performed together. Superior Court Judge Jeanne Covert said she recognized that Thomas might die in prison but the 18-year sentence was appropriate given the crimes and the risk of Thomas reoffending.Ex-pastor sentenced to 18 years in child sexual abuse caseANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) „ A bene“t concert for the “ve Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom last month has started in Annapolis, Maryland. Prominent journalists spoke between music performances at the event Saturday afternoon. Elisabeth Bumiller, the Washington bureau chief of The New York Times, says the Times of“ce grew silent when they heard reports of the shooting. She says the journalists slain in the attack were part of the community who remind us that the work we do is so vital to our towns, our cities, our country and our democracy.Ž Martin Baron, the executive editor of The Washington Post, was scheduled to speak later Saturday. The event is titled Annapolis Rising: A Bene“t for the Capital Gazette and Free Press & First Responders.ŽConcert honors 5 slain at Maryland newspaper INVISION/APThis July 10 le photo shows Benji Madden, left, and his twin brother Joel Madden of the rock band Good Charlotte in Burbank, Calif. The city of Annapolis, Md. will hold a benet concert on July 28 featuring the Maryland-based band to honor the ve Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. SODUS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) „ A “re that swept through a southwestern Michigan motel early Saturday killed “ve children and their mother, authorities said. The Cosmo Extended Stay Motel in Sodus Township was fully engulfed in ”ames when “re“ghters arrived shortly after receiving a 1:45 a.m. 911 call, the Berrien County sheriffs of“ce said. Kiarre Samuel, 26, and “ve children ranging in age from 2 to 10 years likely succumbed to smoke inhalation, Chief Deputy Robert Boyce said. Samuels husband and another child survived. All eight were in the same room. Its tragic. It tears at your heart,Ž Boyce said. Any time you have children, its worse. When its multiple children, its even worse.Ž The motel is off Interstate 94 in the southwestern corner of Michigan, roughly 100 miles from Chicago. Authorities said 27 rooms were occupied and 90 percent of the property was damaged by smoke, “re or water. Boyce described the two-story motel as a place for people with low incomes to get back on their feet.Ž Eight people were treated for smoke inhalation and released from a hospital. The cause of the “re was not immediately known. Samuels husband was the father of some of the children who died, Boyce said. His whole worlds been turned upside down,Ž the chief deputy said. A motel resident, Sarah Sanders, said she ”ed after a friend shouted at her to get out. By the time we get outside, the end of the building exploded,Ž Sanders told the South Bend Tribune. The glass shattered out and there was big whoof of ”ame.Ž5 kids and their mom die in Michigan motel fire SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE VIA APOcials investigate a re at the Cosmo Extended Stay Motel in Sodus Township, Mich., on Saturday. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) „ A federal appeals court on Friday allowed supporters of thenpresidential candidate Donald Trump to proceed with a lawsuit alleging they were beaten after San Jose police steered them into a crowd of anti-Trump protesters. Police and the city of San Jose cant claim that of“cers have immunity from being sued in the aftermath of the June 2016 confrontation outside a Trump campaign rally, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. Nineteen Trump supporters sued the city and individual police, alleging that of“cers guided them into a violent protest, barred them from “nding a safer way out and then stood by while protesters assaulted them. The justices said the Trump supporters have alleged suf“ciently that the Of“cers increased the danger to them,Ž and that the police acted with deliberate indifference to that danger.Ž The supporters are represented by lawyer and Republican Party of“cial Harmeet Dhillon. San Jose City Attorney Richard Doyle said the city council will decide whether to take the case to the entire 9th Circuit, appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, or proceed to trial. We think in the end the of“cers didnt do anything wrong and they did everything they could to try to protect public safety,Ž he said. The police of“cers were really caught between a rock and a hard place.Ž Police wearing riot gear stood their ground for about 90 minutes as violence escalated before breaking up scuf”es and making arrests.Suit by Trump backers against police can proceed INDIANAPOLIS (AP) „ An Indiana family that lost nine relatives in the sinking of a duck boat on a Missouri lake was held up as an inspiration Saturday as hundreds of people gathered in their memory. Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett were among those at Eastern Star Church for the funeral of Horace Coleman, 70; his wife, Belinda Coleman, 69; Ervin Coleman, 76; Angela Coleman, 45; and her 2-year-old son, Maxwell. It came a day after the services for Glenn Coleman, 40, and his three children: 9-year-old Reece, 7-yearold Evan and 1-year-old Arya. The governor attended both ceremonies, and assured their survivors that they are not alone. The Coleman family continues to just get bigger, as in 6.6 million Hoosiers bigger, as in millions of more Americans bigger. The Coleman family story of faith and love in action has gone global,Ž Holcomb said. Tia Coleman „ Glenn Colemans wife and mother of their children „ and her 13-year-old nephew were the only two survivors among 11 Coleman family members who boarded the boat before it sank in a sudden storm on July 19 on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, killing 17 people. At Saturdays funeral, “ve caskets were lined up at the front of the church, ”owers atop four of them and a U.S. ”ag on the other. Pastor A. Thomas Hill said the family will be sustained by its faith. How can they deal with such a horri“c, traumatic crisis? This family, they got a Jesus connection. Its not the end; rather its the beginning of a new life. Thats the hope of this family. Let God be their comfort today,Ž Hill told the congregation.Funeral held for last 5 of 9 relatives killed in Missouri boat sinking Bishop William Harris speaks during the funeral for Horace Coleman, Belinda Coleman, Irvin Coleman, Angela Coleman and Maxwell Coleman, Saturday, in Indianapolis. NATIONAL NEWS


Sunday, July 29, 2018 SPORTS € @SunCoastSportsGOLF ROUNDUPTop-ranked Dustin Johnson used a fast start and a late eagle to grab a share of the lead Saturday in the RBC Canadian Open. Page 6INDEX | Lottery 2 | MLB 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Golf 6 adno=50538227 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018By RODNEY PAGETimes Staff WriterTampas Gary Koch has had a whirlwind week. Just a day removed from doing color commentary for NBC at the British Open, Koch shot a 3-under 68 in a Monday qualifier to earn a spot in the Senior Open Championship at St. Andrews. He shot 71-73 and is even par. He made the cut by two shots but is nine out of the lead. Koch, 65, has won six times on the PGA Tour but has not won a senior event since joining the tour in 2002.GOLF: Senior Open ChampionshipTampas Gary Koch makes Senior Open cutBy GREG AUMANTimes Staff WriterThe Bucs will be without starting cornerback Vernon Hargreaves for a few daysŽ after he took a laceration to his lower right leg in Fridays practice. Hargreaves watched practice Saturday, and coach Dirk Koetter said the injury required some stitches, but was not as severe as the gash that kept Brent Grimes from playing in the entire preseason last year (pic here if you really, really need to see it). Not too bad,Ž Koetter said of Hargreaves injury. He got a spike right on the shin, similar to what Grimes did last year. They had to stitch it up. Hes going to miss a few days. But nothing thats going to keep him out longterm.Ž Hargreaves is competing for two jobs in training camp, as both a starting outside cornerback in base defense and inside at nickel in the nickel package. Ryan Smith and M.J. Stewart both saw action with the first-team base defense filling in for Hargreaves during Saturdays workout. The Bucs have their first practice open to the general public on Sunday and have the day off Monday, so he could be back when they return Tuesday.NFL: BucsHargreaves out after laceration to legBy GREG AUMANTimes Staff WriterTwo important but ultimately unrelated updates on Bucs defensive tackle Stevie Tuikolovatu: his huge hair is gone, and hes dropped 15 pounds. Tuikolovatu, a seventh-round pick in 2017 out of USC, spent his rookie year on injured reserve with a knee injury. Back healthy, he will have to fight for a roster spot on a defensive line that has five key newcomers for 2018. Im a lot lighter,Ž said Tuikolvatu, now weighing about 340 pounds and as such, more comfortable in the Florida summer heat. Im used to the heat a little bit and know the playbook more, so Im able to play with a lot less thinking.Ž The Bucs have four defensive tackles solidly in their rotation in Gerald McCoy, rookie Vita Vea and newcomers Beau Allen and Mitch Unrein. Its on Tuikolovatu to make a case for carrying a fifth tackle. Dropping the weight was a priority for Tuikolovatu, and it will remain so throughout training camp. He said he tried to make salads a primary meal, with help from his wife.NFL: Bucs LIGHTER APPROACHBy RICK STROUDTimes Staff WriterTAMPA „ In 13 seasons, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has been a starter. Hes been a backup. But what do you call him this year for the Bucs? The startup? At 35, Fitzpatrick is the player who has to save the Bucs season before it really gets started. He has to navigate the turbulent first three games „ at New Orleans, home against the Super Bowl champion Eagles and hosting the Steelers on Monday Night Football „ while Jameis Winston serves a suspension. I mean, I thought I had seen and been through it all,Ž Fitzpatrick said Friday, but another year, just another different situation. I have been thrown in so many different situations and thought things were great one week and then thrown six interceptions the next week, and then got benched one week, and thrown six touchdowns the next week. So its an absolute circus in this league and you have to look at it one week at a time.Ž In a way, Fitzpatrick may be the perfect quarterback to clean up Winstons mess. Hes a survivor, a long shot to ever earn a job in the NFL as the 250th pick in the 2005 NFL draft out of Harvard. But somehow he has been good enough to start 119 of the 133 games hes played with seven teams.NFL: BucsRyan Fitzpatrick: I thought I had been through it allGREG AUMAN | TIMESNew-look Stevie Tuikolovatu is trying to stick on the Bucs roster in his second NFL season. CHRIS URSO | TIMESRyan Fitzpatrick got all the work with the first-team offense in full-squad work in Thursdays first practice of Bucs training camp. Hargreaves AP PHOTOGeraint Thomas reacts as he crosses the finish line during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France on Saturday. By ANDREW DAMPFAssociated PressESPELETTE, France „ No longer merely a support rider for Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas is going to Paris in the yellow jersey. The Welshman with Team Sky effectively sealed his first Tour de France title by protecting his lead in the time trial on the penultimate stage on Saturday. Thomas takes an advantage of 1 minute, 51 seconds over Tom Dumoulin into the mostly ceremonial finish on the Champs-Elysees on Sunday. Its just overwhelming,Ž Thomas said. I didnt think about it all race, and now suddenly I won the Tour.ŽCYCLING: Tour de FranceThomas e ectively seals his “ rst Tour titleSEE TOUR, 3 SEE FITZPATRICK, 3Tuikolovatu down 15 pounds in new-look second yearSEE BUCS, 3


By TODD KARPOVICHAssociated PressBALTIMORE „ Trey Mancini and Joey Rickard combined for seven hits, including backto-b ack home runs in the second inning, and the Baltimore Orioles breezed past the Tampa Bay Rays 11-2 on Saturday night. Mancini had a careerbest four hits and his homer especially delighted the fans, who were given a bobblehead in his likeness prior to the game. Rickard got three hits and matched a career high with five RBIs. Caleb Joseph also had three hits. Mancini, Rickard and Joseph, the bottom third of the Orioles order, went 10 for 12 with nine RBIs. Coming off a 15-5 romp Friday, the Orioles scored in double-digits in consecutive games for the first time since July 18-19, 2017. Kevin Gausman (5-8) allowed two runs and nine hits over seven innings. Kevin Kiermaier had a pair of hits, including a home run, for the Rays. Left-hander Jalen Beeks, acquired Wednesday from the Red Sox for Nathan Eovaldi, made his debut for Tampa Bay out of the bullpen and allowed eight runs and 10 hits over 3 ‡ innings. The Rays took a 1-0 lead on an RBI double by Jesus Sucre in the second. The Orioles answered in the bottom half when Mancini hit a two-run shot and Rickard followed with a homer off Ryne Stanek (1-3). Kiermaier opened the third with a solo home run off Gausman. Once again, Baltimore responded with a threerun double by Rickard and an RBI single by Joseph that made it 7-2. Rickard doubled home a run in the sixth and scored on Josephs single.Q&AOrioles executive vice president Dan Duquette and manager Buck Showalter met with about 200 season ticket holders prior to the game to answer questions about the franchises decision to trade veterans Manny Machado and Zach Britton. Its going to take a while, but well get back to a team that we can all be proud of,Ž Duquette told the fans.TRAINERS ROOMRays: LHP Blake Snell (shoulder fatigue) played catch Saturday and will likely have a bullpen session Sunday. Manager Kevin Cash said it will probably be a couple more days before we start talking about a rehabŽ assignment for C Wilson Ramos.UP NEXTRays: Cash will use an openerŽ strategy „ a relief pitcher asked to throw an inning or two „ for the 25th time this season. 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All his yard mates have left, up and down the line. Look at it, Jake Odorizzi, Corey Dickerson, theyve all escaped.Ž Being with the Rays obviously hasnt been that bad for Archer, who worked six so-so innings in Fridays raindelayed ugly 15-5 loss at Baltimore. But there is a sense, around the game and around the team, that his time with the Rays is coming to an end, with a trade before Tuesdays 4 p.m. deadline for nonwaiver deals. Its not for sure, maybe 50-50 at best. And the Rays have done this dance a number of other times. But the conditions for a deal seem more favorable than ever before. Archer, 29, is one of the few frontline pitchers available as more than a rental, under control for another three seasons at a relative bargain total of $27.5 million. The Rays are perceived among industry officials and evaluators as more willing to make a trade now than just talk about it as in the past, giving off a similar vibe as last offseason when they made the stunning move to deal franchise cornerstone Evan Longoria. And, perhaps most relevant, the teams among the most interested, such as the Astros, Braves, Padres and Yankees (who may have to pay a slight intra-division premium),have the inventory of high-end young majorleaguers and upper-level prospects the Rays would want. The Brewers, Cardinals, Cubs, Dodgers, Indians and Phillies are among others in a group of a dozen or so teams said to have expressed some level of serious interest. Take the Padres, who could build a package around power-hitting outfielder Hunter Renfroe and one of their young catchers, either Austin Hedges or newly acquired Francisco Mejia. Archer took the mound Friday aware of the trade talk but trying to not look at it as potentially his last game in a Rays uniform. I havent thought that much about it,Ž he said. Theres always a lot of speculation.ŽAP PHOTORays starter Chris Archer pitches against the Orioles on Friday. MLB: Rays Rays fans, enjoy Chris Archer while you can AUTO RACING 9:05 a.m. ESPN2 „ Formula One, Hungarian Grand Prix 2:30 p.m. NBCSN „ NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Gander Outdoors 400 3:30 p.m. CNBC „ IndyCar, Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, at Lexington, Ohio BASKETBALL 11 a.m. ESPN „ The Basketball Tournament, quarter“ nals, Ram Nation (VCU Alumni) vs. Overseas Elite 1 p.m. ESPN „ The Basketball Tournament, quarter“ nals, Boeheims Army vs. Armored Athlete winner vs. Golden Eagles (Marquette) vs. Talladega Knights winner 3 p.m. ESPN „ The Basketball Tournament, quarter“ nals, Team Fredette vs.Scarlet and Grey (Ohio St. alumni) 7 p.m. ESPN2 „ The Basketball Tournament, quarter“ nals, Team Challenge ALS-Sons Of Westwood (UCLA alumni) winner vs. Gael Force (Saint Marys, Cal. alumni)-Eberlein Drive winner CYCLING 9:30 a.m. NBCSN „ Tour de France, Stage 21 (“ nal stage) GOLF 9:30 a.m. GOLF „ British Senior Open, “ nal round, at St. Andrews, Scotland Noon NBC „ British Senior Open, “ nal round, at St. Andrews, Scotland 1 p.m. GOLF „ PGA Tour, RBC Canadian Open, “ nal round, at Oakville, Ontario 3 p.m. CBS „ PGA Tour, RBC Canadian Open, “ nal round, at Oakville, Ontario GOLF „ LPGA Tour, Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open, “ nal round 2 a.m. (Monday) GOLF „ Porsche European Open, “ nal round GYMNASTICS 2 p.m. NBC „ U.S. Classic, at Columbus, Ohio (taped) HORSE RACING 4 p.m. FS2 „ Saratoga Live, Shuvee Stakes 5 p.m. NBC „ Breeders Cup Challenge Series: Haskell Invitational, at Oceanport, N.J. MLB BASEBALL 1:30 p.m. MLB „ 2018 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony TBS „Dodgers at Atlanta 8 p.m. ESPN „ Cubs at St. Louis SOCCER 5 p.m. ESPN „ MLS, New York City FC at Seattle 7 p.m. FS1 „ Women, 2018 Tournament of Nations, United States vs. Australia 9:30 p.m. FS1 „ MLS, Orlando City at L.A. Galaxy 9 p.m. ESPN2 „ Women, International Champions Cup, “ nal SWIMMING 3 p.m. NBC „ U.S. National Championships, at Irvine, Calif. TENNIS 5 p.m. ESPN2 „ ATP World Tour & U.S. Open Open Series, BB&T Atlanta Open, singles “ nal, at AtlantaStaff ReportsKenny Rosenberg won his ninth game, Jesus Sanchez hit his 10th home run of the season and Jake Fraley had three hits and drove in four runs as the Stone Crabs defeated the St. Lucie Mets Saturday evening at First Data Field. Second baseman Tristan Gray drove in the games first run, in the 1st inning, with a single to right field, plating designated hitter Lucius Fox. Left Fielder Jake Fraley would continue the offensive outburst with a double to right, scoring Josh Lowe, but Gray would be thrown out at the plate in an attempt to score. A 3-run 4th inning helped Charlotte establish a 2-run cushion. Jesus Sanchez drove in the first run of the frame, with a solo shot, his 10th home run of the year, tying the game at 3-3. Joey Roachs single to right field would plate Fraley later in the inning, and Kevin Padlo would deliver an RBI single, plating shortstop Jermaine Palacios. The Stone Crabs would add a run in the 5th inning, with Fraley picking up his second hit of the night, a single, driving in Sanchez. Charlotte would continue to enjoy a productive night offensively, feasting on Mets pitching, as Sanchez drove in his second run of the game in the 6th inning. However, Jake Fraleys big night continued during the frame with his second extra-base hit of the contest, tripling to center, plating both Gray and Sanchez. Lucius Fox stole two more bases Saturday, to increase his team-leading total to 22 thefts, Jake Fraley also swiped a base in the victory. Reece Karalus started the game for Charlotte, giving up three hits and three runs, in two innings of work. Kenny Rosenberg worked 3.2 innings, and despite allowing five runs, earned his ninth victory of the season. Trevor Charpie and Zach Mozingo each worked 1.1 innings, holding the opposition scoreless. Hunter Schryver closed the contest to earn his first save. Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS „ Lynx star M aya Moore won her third straight All-Star MVP award to lead Team Parker past Team Delle Donne 119112 in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday. Moore scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and dished out six assists to win the MVP award on her home court. She joined Lisa Leslie as the only threetime MVP of the game and became the all-time scoring leader in All-Star history, passing Tamika Catchings mark of 108 points. Allie Quigley of the Chicago Sky also scored 18 p oints and Sk y lar Diggins-Smith added 17 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists for Team Parker. Team Delle Donnes Kristi Tolliver of the Washington Mystics led all scorers with 23 points, including 7-for-11 shooting on 3-pointers. Rookie Aja Wilson of the Los Vegas Aces added 18 p oints. Liz Cambage capped off the game with a dunk, becoming the sixth different player to do it in the game. Eschewing the traditional East-vs.-West format for the first time, the league let captains Elena Delle Donne of the Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los An g eles S p arks chose u p sides from a pool of the top players in All-Star voting. That allowed for the rosters to be heavily dominated (16 of the 22 players) by the Western Conference, home of six of the top seven teams in the league standings. Four players from the hometown Minnesota Lynx were selected for the g ame, two on each roster, creating a festive atmosphere with the crowd cheering loudly for both sides throughout the game. Moore and Brunson (four points, five rebounds) played for the winning side, while Seimone Augustus (14 points) and Sylvia Fowles (two points, six rebounds) played for Team Delle Donne.WNBA: All-Star GameMoore wins third straight MVP award as Parker beats Delle Donne AP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Ryne Stanek delivers during the first inning Saturday in Baltimore. MLB: Orioles 11, Rays 2Mancini, Rickard lead Orioles past Rays


Fitzpatrick went 2-1 as a starter for the Bucs last season while Winston was out with a shoulder injury. The Bucs then signed him to a one-year, $3.3 million contract, including a $1.3 million signing bonus, hoping they wouldnt need him in this role. But the team and coach Dirk Koetter gained confidence in Fitzpatrick when he beat the Jets and Dolphins. He finished with 1,103 yards passing with seven touchdowns and three interceptions. I think hes just got the right moxie to play quarterback, and hes done it for a bunch of different teams, Koetter said. Were fortunate enough to have him. We saw what he could do when he was our starter last year for three games. Theres no reason for us to be afraid of Ryan playing quarterback for us. Hes going to play fine.Ž At this stage of his career, what Fitzpatrick may lack in arm strength he makes up for with experience and anticipation. On Friday, during the 11-on-11 portion of practice, Fitzpatrick connected on a deep pass to receiver DeSean Jackson, something Winston struggled to do last season. Did you see that 60-yard bomb!Ž Koetter said after practice. Said Fitzpatrick: I feel like I have to go ice my armƒ I think it went over 30 yards without a flutter so that was a record for me. But yeah, (Jackson) is obviously a homerun hitter and guy that defenses have to account for and theyre afraid of, so were going to try to give him as many opportunities as possible.Ž In fact, Fitzpatrick is pretty happy with the number of skilled receivers, running backs and tight ends the Bucs have assembled. Hes in a pretty good position to evaluate what he has around him. Its rare a backup quarterback would have the advantage of getting so many practice reps with the first-team offense. Rather than have to play alongside many who wont make the 53-man roster, the Bucs will protect Fitzpatrick in preseason games with the starting offensive line. Hell benefit from having improved timing with players such as receivers like Jackson, Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Adam Humphries and tight ends O.J. Howard and Cameron Brate. Fitzpatrick sees traits of others receivers he has played with before. Now he has a chance to apply his experience and fine tune his chemistry. Thats hard to do in the traditional role as a No. 2 quarterback. What did the Bucs learn about Fitzpatrick last season? Hes very skilled at reading defenses. He gets rid of the football quickly and with pretty good accuracy. Hes a better athlete than people give him credit for and can run effectively for first downs. Typically, he makes the right decisions and has confidence to make tight throws. You wont get the scramble plays that Winston is capable of, and the Bucs may want to rely on their running game and defense more to create field position. In leadership style, Fitzpatrick is the polar opposite of Winston. He has a calm demeanor that can be contagious and reassuring. Jameis is a more vocal leader and Ryan is a less vocal leader but still a real good leader nonetheless. I think his style will show up,Ž Koetter said. Again, when a backup quarterback is brought to a team, the coaching staff tells him hes there to support the starter. Well, thats not the case anymore. I think well see and the players will feel what I saw back many years ago when its his show. Does Fitzpatrick feel like he has to be the Bucs savior? I mean, the season hasnt even started yet,Ž Fitzpatrick said. Its a clich. ƒ Not even based off last year talent wise, looking at the team we have out here, I get in that huddle on offense and I mean, its a pretty exciting huddle to be in as a quarterback looking at some of those guys.Ž The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 SP Page 3FITZPATRICKFrom Page 1Not eat,Ž he said of his key to shedding weight. I would eat salads as my meals, salads and grilled chicken. My wife helped a lot, because any time I was tempted to eat, she would get on my butt about it.Ž Much like Vea this year, Tuikolovatus massive hair was a big part of his introduction last summer, but he went with a clean cut for training camp. I know that was a trademark look,Ž he said. I was training here in Tampa, on an outdoor turf field, running at 11, 12, when it was hottest. I told myself every day I was going to cut my hair, and the day finally came. It feels good, but the back of my head and neck is burning now.ŽBUCSFrom Page 1Dumoulin won the 20th stage by one second ahead of four-time champion Froome, who leapfrogged Primoz Roglic into third place overall. Thomas finished third in the stage, 14 seconds behind. But that was more than enough with an advantage of more than two minutes at the start of the day. The strongest guy has won this Tour de France,Ž Froome said. Tomorrow, to stand up on the podium with G, its going to be a really proud moment for me.Ž Thomas, known as G,Ž was a support rider during Froomes title rides but he became Skys undisputed leader when Froome cracked in the grueling 17th stage through the Pyrenees. Thomas and Froome have been together since their days on the small Barloworld team a decade ago. Because weve been teammates and friends for so long, it made it easier to communicate honestly,Ž Froome said. It was clear as soon as we hit the Alps that Geraint was in better physical condition than me. It was pretty simple, really.Ž Wearing an all-yellow skin suit on a bike in the red, white and blue colors of the British flag, Thomas was the last rider to start. In a few drops of rain, Thomas was quick to regain control when his wheel appeared to lock up coming around a tricky, tight corner early on. Still, he was first at the two check p oints before slowing in the final kilometers. I felt strong. I felt really good, actually. I heard I was up and maybe I was pushing it a bit hard on some of those corners,Ž Thomas said. Nico (Portal, Sky sports director) told me to relax, take it easy and just make sure I won the Tour. And thats what I did.Ž At the finish, Thomas let out a loud scream and held his arms out wide in celebration. He embraced his wife, Sara Elen, as soon as he got off his bike. The last time I cried was when I got married,Ž Thomas said as he teared up. Thomas is poised to become the third British rider „ and first Welshman „ to win the Tour after Bradley Wiggins and Froome. He will make it Skys sixth victory in the last seven years. Its insane really „ just all the interest in Cardiff,Ž Thomas said. Great to put it on the map. Were a small nation and we really get behind anyone thats successful. By the sounds of it, its gone pretty crazy back home, so looking forward to going back to celebrate.Ž An all-around rider who began his career on the track, Thomas helped Britain to gold medals in team pursuit at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics before turning his full attention to road racing. Thomas claimed the yellow jersey by winning Stage 11 in the Alps, followed that up with another victory atop Alpe dHuez a day later, and defended his advantage through the Pyrenees. He was in the shape of his life,Ž Dumoulin said. He didnt make any mistakes. He was never put into trouble by anyone, in the mountains or anywhere „ including by myself.Ž The time trial world champion, Dumoulin clocked under 41 minutes over the hilly and technical 31-kilometer (19-mile) route. It marked the first time in 12 years the Tour passed through the Basque Country, and fans waving the regions red, green and white flags lined the entire route in front of the areas traditional halftimbered houses. It was Dumoulins second career stage win in the Tour, having also won a time trial in 2016. The Dutchman has won six TTs overall at the three Grand Tours „ the Tour, the Giro dItalia and the Spanish Vuelta.TOURFrom Page 1By GREG AUMANTimes Staff WriterWeve written much about the potential bigplay explosiveness of Bucs rookie running back Ronald Jones. Stop us if youve heard this, but Tampa Bay totaled, on all of their touchdown runs last season ƒ 9 yards. Eight scores, all of them 1 yard long save a single 2-year touchdown. Ronald Jones? He had 19 touchdown runs at USC last season, for a combined 353 yards, including scores of 86, 67 and 64 yards. Every teams looking for a back who can hit a home run ƒ a guy who can change it in one play,Ž Koetter said Friday after his second practice of training camp. When I was in Jacksonville, Fred Taylor had an unbelievable amount of runs over 50 yards my first year in the league. Thats turning those 2and 3-yard gains into explosive plays.Ž We went back and checked, and Taylor had four runs of 50 yards or longer in 2007 „ 76 vs. the Texans, 50 vs. the Bills, 80 vs. the Panthers and 62 vs. the Raiders on the way to a 1,202-yard season where he averaged 5.4 yards per carry. Koetter, entering his third season as an NFL head coach, hasnt had any 50-yard runs in the last two seasons. In fairness, when he was offensive coordinator in 2015, the Bucs had four, three from Doug Martin and one from Charles Sims. Tampa Bay is one of five NFL teams without a 50-yard run in the last two seasons, joining the Patriots, Texans, Colts and Lions. The Chiefs have had seven such runs in the same span, the Jaguars and Saints six each. The hope is that Jones can change that for the Bucs this season. Ronald Jones, based on his college tape, is a very explosive player, and thats why hes drafted where he is,Ž Koetter said. When we get going in pads and in the preseason, thats the kind of thing we want him to bring to our team.ŽNFL: BucsRunning backs with 50-yard runs? Koetter misses themCHRIS URSO | TIMESBucs rookie Ronald Jones, shown in practice Thursday, adds a big-play ability the Bucs have lacked. AP PHOTOBritains Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey, rides during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France on Saturday.


Page 4 SP Sunday, July 29, 2018 / The SunAMERICAN LEAGUENATIONAL LEAGUEEAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Boston 72 33 .686 „ „ 6-4 W-1 35-14 37-19 New York 65 37 .637 5 „ 4-6 L-1 35-15 30-22 Tampa Bay 53 52 .505 19 9 4-6 L-2 29-20 24-32 Toronto 47 55 .461 23 13 5-5 W-1 27-28 20-27 Baltimore 31 74 .295 41 31 5-5 W-2 19-35 12-39 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Cleveland 56 47 .544 „ „ 5-5 L-1 32-21 24-26 Minnesota 48 54 .471 7 12 5-5 L-1 29-22 19-32 Detroit 45 61 .425 12 17 5-5 W-1 27-26 18-35 Chicago 36 67 .350 20 25 4-6 L-3 19-30 17-37 Kansas City 32 71 .311 24 29 6-4 W-1 15-37 17-34 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Houston 67 39 .632 „ „ 5-5 L-3 32-23 35-16 Seattle 61 42 .592 4 „ 3-7 L-1 34-19 27-23 Oakland 61 44 .581 5 1 8-2 L-1 26-22 35-22 Los Angeles 53 52 .505 13 9 5-5 W-3 28-27 25-25 Texas 44 62 .415 23 18 3-7 W-2 20-34 24-28 EAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Philadelphia 58 46 .558 „ „ 5-5 L-2 34-18 24-28 Atlanta 54 46 .540 2 4-6 L-3 25-22 29-24 Washington 52 51 .505 5 4 5-5 W-3 23-25 29-26 New York 43 59 .422 14 12 5-5 L-2 21-33 22-26 Miami 44 61 .419 14 13 5-5 L-2 24-31 20-30 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Chicago 60 44 .577 „ „ 4-6 L-2 33-19 27-25 Milwaukee 60 46 .566 1 „ 5-5 W-2 33-21 27-25 Pittsburgh 55 51 .519 6 2 8-2 W-2 31-25 24-26 St. Louis 53 51 .510 7 3 5-5 W-2 26-24 27-27 Cincinnati 47 58 .448 13 10 4-6 W-2 25-31 22-27 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Los Angeles 58 46 .558 „ „ 6-4 W-2 28-24 30-22 Arizona 57 48 .543 1 „ 5-5 W-1 27-25 30-23 Colorado 55 47 .539 2 8-2 W-2 25-24 30-23 San Francisco 52 53 .495 6 5 3-7 L-3 31-21 21-32 San Diego 42 64 .396 17 15 2-8 L-3 20-32 22-32 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLROYALS 10, YANKEES 5(GAME 1) KANSAS CITY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Merri“eld 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 .302 Herrera dh 4 2 2 2 1 1 .254 Perez c 4 1 2 2 0 0 .231 Duda 1b 4 1 1 3 0 1 .242 Bonifacio rf 4 1 0 0 1 1 .225 Gordon lf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .237 Goodwin cf 4 1 1 3 0 1 .244 Escobar 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .201 Mondesi ss 4 2 2 0 0 1 .286 T OTALS 36 10 11 10 3 8 NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Hicks cf 3 1 2 0 2 1 .249 S tanton dh 5 1 1 2 0 1 .280 Gregorius ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 .263 T orres 2b 5 1 2 1 0 0 .291 Bird 1b 4 1 2 0 1 1 .235 W alker 3b-rf 4 0 3 1 0 0 .223 Romine c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .263 W ade lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .179 a-Andujar ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .294 Robinson rf-lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 b-Gardner ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 T OTALS 36 5 13 4 4 5 KANSAS CITY 002 040 031„10 11 1 NEW YORK 000 022 100„ 5 13 0 a-struck out for Wade in the 7th. b-grounded out for Robinson in the 8th. E„Mondesi (5). LOB„Kansas City 4, New Y ork 9. 2B„Herrera 2 (7), Mondesi (6), T orres (11). HR„Duda (9), off Severino; Goodwin (4), off Robertson; Stanton (24), off Keller. RBIs„Herrera 2 (11), Perez 2 (51), Duda 3 (36), Goodwin 3 (16), Stanton 2 (63), T orres (43), Walker (24). SB„Merri“eld (22). CS„Gordon (2). SF„Duda. Runners left in scoring position„Kansas City 1 (Bonifacio); New York 6 (Stanton 2, Torres, Robinson 2, Andujar). RISP„Kansas City 3 f or 6; New York 1 for 8. Runners moved up„Wade, Romine. GIDP„ Walker, Romine, Wade. DP„Kansas City 3 (Perez), (Merri“eld, Mondesi, Duda), (Mondesi, Merri“eld, Duda). KANSAS CITY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Keller, W,4-4 5.2 9 4 4 3 1 92 3.43 McCarthy, H,9 1 4 1 1 1 0 20 3.56 Hill, H, 8 .1 0 0 0 0 1 5 5.76 Hammel 2 0 0 0 0 3 21 6.01 NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Severino, L,14-4 4.1 8 6 6 1 5 95 2.94 Warren 2.2 0 0 0 0 1 29 2.70 Robertson 1 2 3 3 1 2 23 3.50 Shreve 1 1 1 1 1 0 22 4.26 Inherited runners-scored„McCarthy 2-0, Hill 2-0. HBP„Keller (Romine), Severino (Perez). WP„Keller. Umpires„Home, Chad Whitson; First, J eremie Rehak; Second, Laz Diaz; Third, A ndy Fletcher. T„3:06. A„46,571 (47,309).CARDINALS 6, CUBS 2CHICAGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Rizzo 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .264 A lmora cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .307 Heyward rf 3 1 1 0 1 1 .281 Baez ss 4 1 1 2 0 1 .296 Contreras c 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278 S chwarber lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .242 Happ 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .253 Quintana p 1 0 1 0 0 0 .029 a-La Stella ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 Chavez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Caratini ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 Cishek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 Mazzoni p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Bote 2b 2 0 0 0 1 0 .313 T OTALS 31 2 7 2 2 5 S T. LOUIS AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Carpenter 3b-1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .272 Molina c 4 1 1 0 0 0 .293 DeJong ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 .259 Martinez 1b 3 1 1 1 1 2 .295 Hicks p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Norris p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Ozuna lf 4 1 3 4 0 1 .269 Pham cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .251 Fowler rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .180 Munoz 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 .292 Mikolas p 2 0 1 0 0 1 .081 b-Garcia ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 Hudson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Gyorko 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 T OTALS 31 6 9 6 4 8 CHICAGO 000 200 000„2 7 0 S T. LOUIS 600 000 00X„6 9 0 a-”ied out for Quintana in the 4th. b-ground ed out for Mikolas in the 6th. c-grounded out f or Chavez in the 7th. LOB„Chicago 4, St. Louis 5. 2B„Munoz (9). HR„Baez (21), off Mikolas; Ozuna (11), off Quintana. RBIs„Baez 2 (77), Martinez (59), Ozuna 4 (55), Munoz (30). Runners left in scoring position„Chicago 1 (La Stella); St. Louis 2 (Carpenter, Martinez). RISP„Chicago 0 for 1; St. Louis 1 for 4. GIDP„Almora 2, Bote, Molina. DP„Chicago 1 (Baez, Bote, Rizzo); St. Louis 3 (DeJong, Munoz, Martinez), (Munoz, DeJong, Martinez), (DeJong, Munoz, Carpenter). CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Quintana, L,9-7 3 6 6 6 3 2 74 4.26 Chavez 3 3 0 0 1 2 41 3.08 Cishek 1 0 0 0 0 2 15 2.05 Mazzoni 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 1.04 S T. LOUIS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Mikolas, W,11-3 6 6 2 2 1 2 90 2.83 Hudson 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 0.00 Hicks 1 0 0 0 1 0 10 3.19 Norris 1 1 0 0 0 1 16 3.14 Umpires„Home, Greg Gibson; First, Vic Carapazza; Second, Jerry Layne; Third, J ordan Baker. T„2:41. A„47,514 (45,538). T IGERS 2, INDIANS 1CLEVELAND AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Lindor ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 .292 Brantley lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .304 Ramirez 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .293 Encarnacion dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .232 Guyer rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .203 Alonso 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .260 Davis cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .245 a-Cabrera ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 Kipnis 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 .220 R.Perez c 2 0 0 0 1 0 .145 TOTALS 31 1 5 1 3 2 DETROIT AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Martin cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .251 Candelario 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .228 Castellanos rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .294 Goodrum 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .240 Martinez dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 .243 Hicks c 4 0 1 0 0 1 .271 Adduci 1b 3 0 1 0 0 2 .229 Iglesias ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 .266 Jones lf 1 1 1 2 1 0 .208 Reyes lf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .218 TOTALS 31 2 6 2 2 11 CLEVELAND 010 000 000„1 5 2 DETROIT 002 000 00X„2 6 1 a-popped out for Davis in the 9th. E„Clevinger (2), Alonso (8), Goodrum (8). LOB„Cleveland 6, Detroit 7. 2B„Iglesias (24). HR„Jones (8), off Clevinger. RBIs„ Kipnis (43), Jones 2 (24). SB„Adduci (1), Iglesias (13), Jones (9). CS„Lindor (4). Runners left in scoring position„Detroit 5 (Castellanos 4, Iglesias). RISP„Cleveland 1 for 2; Detroit 1 for 11. Runners moved up„Martin. GIDP„R.Perez. DP„Detroit 1 (Iglesias, Goodrum, Adduci). CLEVELAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Clevinger, L,7-7 5 5 2 2 1 8 78 3.43 McAllister 1 1 0 0 1 1 25 4.97 O.Perez .1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.12 Ramirez 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 12 4.05 DETROIT IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Hardy, W,4-3 5 4 1 1 2 1 74 3.61 VerHagen, H,1 2 1 0 0 0 1 28 6.32 Jimenez, H,14 1 0 0 0 1 0 14 3.11 Greene, S,21-24 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 4.09 McAllister pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. Inherited runners-scored„O.Perez 3-0, Ramirez 3-0. Umpires„Home, Ramon De Jesus; First, Carlos Torres; Second, Scott Barry; Third, Paul Nauert. T„2:27. A„29,097 (41,297).PIRATES 5, METS 0NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Rosario ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 .245 Nimmo cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .254 Flores 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .266 Conforto lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .230 Bautista rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .220 McNeil 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1 .333 Mesoraco c 4 0 1 0 0 1 .227 Evans 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .167 deGrom p 3 0 2 0 0 0 .111 Gsellman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 TOTALS 32 0 6 0 3 11 PITTSBURGH AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Frazier 2b 4 0 3 1 0 1 .262 Crick p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Marte cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .289 Polanco rf 4 2 3 0 0 1 .245 Moran 3b 4 0 2 2 0 1 .268 Osuna 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .180 Luplow lf 4 2 1 0 0 0 .206 Cervelli c 3 0 1 1 0 0 .239 Mercer ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 .260 Williams p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .069 Santana p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-Freese ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 .287 Rodriguez 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .165 TOTALS 34 5 11 5 1 6 NEW YORK 000 000 000„0 6 0 PITTSBURGH 000 001 22X„5 11 0 a-grounded out for Santana in the 7th. LOB„New York 8, Pittsburgh 7. 2B„deGrom (1), Frazier (7), Polanco 2 (24). RBIs„Frazier (10), Moran 2 (39), Cervelli (37), Freese (33). SB„Rosario (9), Polanco (5), Luplow (1). S„Cervelli. Runners left in scoring position„New York 4 (Nimmo 3, Flores); Pittsburgh 2 (Marte, Rodriguez). RISP„New York 0 for 7; Pittsburgh 5 for 10. Runners moved up„Rosario, Moran, Freese. GIDP„Mesoraco. DP„Pittsburgh 1 (Mercer, Frazier, Osuna). NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA deGrom, L,5-6 7 8 3 3 0 5 94 1.82 Gsellman 1 3 2 2 1 1 24 4.27 PITTSBURGH IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Williams, W,9-7 6 5 0 0 3 5 97 3.89 Santana, H,14 1 1 0 0 0 1 15 3.02 Crick, H,9 1 0 0 0 0 3 18 2.02 Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 2.83 Umpires„Home, Mark Wegner; First, Dan Bellino; Second, John Tumpane; Third, Nic Lentz. T„2:41. A„35,900 (38,362).ORIOLES 11, RAYS 2TAMPA BAY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Kiermaier cf 4 1 2 1 0 1 .198 Duffy 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .301 Bauers 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .241 Cron dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .251 Wendle lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .285 Robertson 2b 2 0 1 0 1 0 .259 Smith rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .282 Sucre c 4 0 2 1 0 0 .226 Adames ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 .202 TOTALS 33 2 9 2 2 6 BALTIMORE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Beckham ss 2 1 0 0 3 1 .214 Schoop 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .244 Jones cf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .281 a-Peterson ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 Trumbo dh 4 0 2 1 0 0 .253 Davis 1b 3 2 0 0 2 0 .155 Valencia 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .268 Mancini lf 4 3 4 2 0 0 .229 Rickard rf-cf 4 3 3 5 0 0 .214 Joseph c 4 1 3 2 0 0 .230 TOTALS 35 11 15 11 5 3 TAMPA BAY 011 000 000„2 9 1 BALTIMORE 030 404 00X„11 15 0 a-grounded out for Jones in the 8th. E„Adames (7). LOB„Tampa Bay 7, Baltimore 6. 2B„Robertson (14), Sucre (4), Jones (28), Rickard 2 (5). HR„Kiermaier (4), off Gausman; Mancini (13), off Stanek; Rickard (6), off Stanek. RBIs„Kiermaier (14), Sucre (14), Jones (43), Trumbo (29), Mancini 2 (29), Rickard 5 (18), Joseph 2 (12). SF„Trumbo. Runners left in scoring position„Tampa Bay 3 (Smith, Adames 2); Baltimore 3 (Beckham, Davis, Valencia). RISP„Tampa Bay 0 for 3; Baltimore 5 for 10. GIDP„Bauers, Robertson, Beckham, Schoop, Jones. DP„Tampa Bay 3 (Duffy, Robertson, Bauers), (Robertson, Bauers), (Beeks, Robertson, Bauers); Baltimore 2 (Valencia, Schoop, Davis), (Beckham, Schoop, Davis). TAMPA BAY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Stanek, L,1-3 2 2 3 3 2 1 36 2.43 Beeks 3.1 10 8 8 3 1 82 15.83 Schultz 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 34 3.65 Alvarado 1 1 0 0 0 0 11 2.51 BALTIMORE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Gausman, W,5-8 7 9 2 2 2 5 106 4.43 Wright Jr. 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 4.50 Hess 1 0 0 0 0 1 15 5.94 Inherited runners-scored„Schultz 2-1. HBP„Hess (Robertson). Umpires„Home, James Hoye; First, Adam Hamari; Second, Phil Cuzzi; Third, Jansen Visconti. T„2:53. A„21,526 (45,971).RANGERS 7, ASTROS 3TEXAS AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Choo dh 5 0 0 0 0 1 .281 Odor 2b 5 3 5 2 0 0 .270 Andrus ss 5 1 3 0 0 0 .274 Beltre 3b 5 1 1 1 0 2 .292 Gallo rf-lf 4 1 1 3 1 1 .191 Guzman 1b 5 0 0 0 0 3 .238 Kiner-Falefa c 5 1 2 1 0 1 .266 Calhoun lf 4 0 2 0 0 1 .233 1-DeShields pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 Tocci cf-rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .161 TOTALS 42 7 14 7 1 10 HOUSTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Springer cf 4 2 2 1 0 1 .252 Bregman ss 3 1 1 2 1 0 .280 Reddick rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .251 Gurriel 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .292 Gattis dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 .242 Gonzalez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .230 Davis 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .186 Stassi c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .243 Tucker lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .143 TOTALS 31 3 5 3 1 5 TEXAS 010 010 104„7 14 0 HOUSTON 000 100 002„3 5 3 1-ran for Calhoun in the 8th. E„Gonzalez (8), Davis (1), Tucker (2). LOB„ Texas 9, Houston 2. 2B„Odor (15), Stassi (13). HR„Kiner-Falefa (4), off Verlander; Odor (8), off Verlander; Odor (9), off Pressly; Gallo (26), off Rondon; Springer (18), off Jurado; Bregman (22), off Bibens-Dirkx. RBIs„Odor 2 (30), Beltre (33), Gallo 3 (59), Kiner-Falefa (27), Springer (55), Bregman 2 (70). CS„Odor (8). Runners left in scoring position„Texas 4 (Andrus, Guzman, Tocci 2); Houston 1 (Reddick). RISP„Texas 3 for 8; Houston 1 for 4. GIDP„Gonzalez. DP„Texas 1 (Andrus, Guzman). TEXAS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Jurado, W,1-1 6 2 1 1 1 2 76 4.22 Leclerc, H,13 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 2.39 Diekman, H,14 1 0 0 0 0 2 18 3.79 Bibens-Dirkx 1 2 2 2 0 1 20 6.75 HOUSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Verlander, L,10-6 5 9 2 2 1 7 99 2.24 Harris 1 0 0 0 0 2 15 4.46 Pressly 1 1 1 1 0 1 13 3.51 Sipp 1 1 0 0 0 0 14 1.69 Rondon 1 3 4 4 0 0 19 2.41 WP„Bibens-Dirkx. Umpires„Home, Dave Rackley; First, Hunter Wendelstedt; Second, Sean Barber; Third, Larry Vanover. T„2:44. A„43,093 (41,168).REDS 6, PHILLIES 2PHILADELPHIA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Hernandez 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .269 Hoskins lf 4 1 1 2 0 1 .262 O.Herrera cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 .273 Santana 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .211 Cabrera ss-3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .274 N.Williams rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .257 Franco 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .270 Rios p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Davis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Velasquez p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .188 Hunter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Kingery ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 .236 Knapp c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 TOTALS 29 2 4 2 2 7 CINCINNATI AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Peraza ss 3 1 2 0 1 0 .293 Gennett 2b 4 2 1 1 0 1 .317 Votto 1b 4 0 3 2 1 1 .287 Suarez 3b 4 0 0 1 1 0 .301 M.Williams rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 Barnhart c 2 0 1 1 2 0 .252 Duvall lf 3 1 1 0 1 2 .205 Harvey p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .059 a-D.Herrera ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143 Peralta p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Romano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .034 b-Ervin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 Garrett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hughes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Hamilton cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 .225 TOTALS 31 6 11 6 6 5 PHILADELPHIA 000 200 000„2 4 0 CINCINNATI 010 102 02X„6 11 0 a-struck out for Harvey in the 5th. b-”ied out for Romano in the 7th. LOB„Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati 11. 2B„ Franco (14), Peraza 2 (20), Gennett (23), Barnhart (14), Hamilton (8). HR„Hoskins (21), off Harvey. RBIs„Hoskins 2 (70), Gennett (65), Votto 2 (52), Suarez (80), Barnhart (34), Hamilton (21). S„Peraza, M.Williams, Harvey. Runners left in scoring position„ Philadelphia 1 (Hernandez); Cincinnati 7 (Peraza, Gennett, Suarez, M.Williams, Hamilton, D.Herrera 2). RISP„Philadelphia 0 for 4; Cincinnati 5 for 18. Runners moved up„Knapp, Suarez. GIDP„ Hoskins, Franco, Suarez. DP„Philadelphia 1 (Kingery, Hernandez, Santana); Cincinnati 2 (Suarez, Gennett, Votto), (Peraza, Gennett, Votto). PHILADELPHIA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Velasquez 5 6 2 2 5 4 94 4.02 Hunter, L, 2-1 1 2 2 2 0 0 12 4.66 Rios 1 0 0 0 1 1 17 4.72 Davis 1 3 2 2 0 0 21 3.44 CINCINNATI IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Harvey 5 2 2 2 2 5 92 5.13 Peralta, W,2-2 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 23 5.87 Romano, H,1 .2 0 0 0 0 0 6 5.04 Garrett, H,19 .1 1 0 0 0 1 11 3.71 Hughes, S,7-9 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 10 1.46 Inherited runners-scored„Romano 1-0, Hughes 2-0. HBP„Harvey (Hernandez), Hunter (Gennett), Garrett (Knapp). WP„Rios. Umpires„Home, Alan Porter; First, Nick Mahrley; Second, Chris Guccione; Third, Bill Miller. T„3:14. A„35,249 (42,319).BASEBALL HALL OF FAME YEAR-BY-YEAR INDUCTEESYear-by-year inductees to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame: BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; TGE: Todays Game Era (1998-present) committee; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro League career; SCNL: Elected by the special committee on the Negro Leagues and the Pre-Negro League; PI: Elected by Pre-Integration (18711946) committee; G: Elected by Golden Era (1947-72) committee; E: Elected by Expansion Era (1973-present) committee; ME: Elected by Modern Era (1970-87) committee; TG: Elected by Todays Game (1988-present) committee; GD: Elected by Golden Days (1950-69) committee; EB: Elected by Early Baseball (1871-1949) committee: 2018 „ BBWAA: Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones, Jim Thome. ME: Jack Morris, Alan Trammell. 2017 „ BBWAA: Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez. TGE: John Schuerholz, Bud Selig 2016 „ BBWAA: Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza 2015 „ BBWAA: Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz. 2014 „ BBWAA: Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas. E: Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre. 2013 „ PI: Hank ODay, Jacob Ruppert, Deacon White. 2012 „ BBWAA: Barry Larkin. G: Ron Santo. 2011 „ BBWAA: Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven. E: Pat Gillick. 2010 „ BBWAA: Andre Dawson. VC: Whitey Herzog, Doug Harvey. 2009 „ BBWAA: Rickey Henderson, Jim Rice. VC: Joe Gordon. 2008 „ BBWAA: Goose Gossage. VC: Barney Dreyfuss, Bowie Kuhn, Walter OMalley, Billy Southworth, Dick Williams. 2007 „ BBWAA: Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr. 2006 „ BBWAA: Bruce Sutter. SCNL: Ray Brown, Willard Brown, Andy Cooper, Frank Grant, Pete Hill, Biz Mackey, Effa Manley, Jose Mendez, Alex Pompez, Cum Posey, Louis Santop, Mule Suttles, Ben Taylor, Cristobal Torriente, Sol White, J.L. Wilkinson, Jud Wilson. 2005 „ BBWAA: Wade Boggs, Ryne Sandberg. 2004 „ BBWAA: Dennis Eckersley, Paul Molitor. 2003 „ BBWAA: Gary Carter, Eddie Murray. 2002 „ BBWAA: Ozzie Smith. 2001 „ BBWAA: Kirby Puckett, Dave Win“eld. VC: Bill Mazeroski. NL: Hilton Smith. 2000 „ BBWAA: Carlton Fisk, Tony Perez. VC: Sparky Anderson, Bid McPhee. NL: Turkey Stearnes. 1999 „ BBWAA: George Brett, Nolan Ryan, Robin Yount. VC: Orlando Cepeda, Nestor Chylak, Frank Selee. NL: SmokeyŽ Joe Williams. 1998 „ BBWAA: Don Sutton. VC: George Davis, Larry Doby, Lee MacPhail. NL: BulletŽ Joe Rogan. 1997 „ BBWAA: Phil Niekro. VC: Nellie Fox, Tommy Lasorda. NL: Willie Wells. 1996 „ VC: Jim Bunning, Ned Hanlon, Earl Weaver. NL: Bill Foster. 1995 „ BBWAA: Mike Schmidt. VC: Richie Ashburn, William Hulbert, Vic Willis. NL: Leon Day. 1994 „ BBWAA: Steve Carlton. VC: Leo Durocher, Phil Rizzuto. 1993 „ BBWAA: Reggie Jackson. 1992 „ BBWAA: Rollie Fingers, Tom Seaver. VC: Bill McGowan, Hal Newhouser. 1991 „ BBWAA: Rod Carew, Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry. VC: Tony Lazzeri, Bill Veeck. 1990 „ BBWAA: Joe Morgan, Jim Palmer. 1989 „ BBWAA: Johnny Bench, Carl Yastrzemski. VC: Al Barlick, Red Schoendienst. 1988 „ BBWAA: Willie Stargell. 1987 „ BBWAA: Cat“sh Hunter, Billy Williams. NL: Ray Dandridge. 1986 „ BBWAA: Willie McCovey. VC: Bobby Doerr, Ernie Lombardi. 1985 „ BBWAA: Lou Brock, Hoyt Wilhelm. VC: Enos Slaughter, Arky Vaughan. 1984 „ BBWAA: Luis Aparicio, Don Drysdale, Harmon Killebrew. VC: Rick Ferrell, Pee Wee Reese.BOX SCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSRoyals 10, Yankees 5, 1st game: AllStar ace Luis Severino got hit hard in another shaky start and the Kansas City Royals, hours after trading cornerstone Mike Moustakas, beat the New York Yankees on Saturday in the opener a day-night doubleheader. Cardinals 6, Cubs 2: Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam during a six-run “rst inning, Miles Mikolas pitched six strong innings and St. Louis rolled. Tigers 2, Indians 1: JaCoby Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning to lift Detroit. Orioles 11, Rays 2: Trey Mancini and Joey Rickard smacked back-to-back home runs in the second inning for Baltimore. Rangers 7, Astros 3: Rougned Odor hit an inside-the-park homer and a regular over-the-fence shot, going 5 for 5 to help Texas. Reds 6, Phillies 2: Joey Votto drove in the go-ahead run with a sharp single that glanced off second baseman Cesar Hernandezs glove, leading Cincinnati. Pirates 5, Mets 0: Trevor Williams outdueled Jacob deGrom in Pittsburghs victory. LATE Kansas City at N.Y. Yankees Minnesota at Boston Toronto at Chicago White Sox Oakland at Colorado Seattle at L.A. Angels L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta Washington at Miami Arizona at San Diego Milwaukee at San FranciscoTODAYS PITCHING COMPARISON THIS DATE IN BASEBALLJuly 29 1908: Rube Waddell struck out 16, sending the St. Louis Browns past the Philadelphia As 5-4. 1911: Joe Wood of the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Browns with a 5-0 no-hitter in the “rst game of a doubleheader. Wood fanned 12 and allowed three baserunners on two walks and a hit batsman. 1915: Honus Wagner, 41, became the oldest player to hit a grand slam as Pittsburgh beat Brooklyn 8-2. The grand slam was an inside-the-park homer. Wagner remained the record holder until 1985, when Tony Perez hit one the day before his 43rd birthday. 1928: The Cleveland Indians scored eight runs in the “rst inning and nine more in the second and went on to beat the New York Yankees 24-6 at Dunn Field. Johnny Hodapp singled twice in the second and sixth innings. 1936: The Brooklyn Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 22-7 in the “rst game of a doubleheader, then lost the second game 5-4. 1955: Smoky Burgess of the Cincinnati Reds hit three home runs and drove in nine runs in a 16-5 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Crosley Field. 1968: George Culver of the Cincinnati Reds pitched a 6-1 no-hitter against the Phillies in the second game of a doubleheader at Philadelphia. 1983: Steve Garvey of the San Diego Padres ended his NL record of 1,207 consecutive games. The streak ended when he dislocated his thumb in a collision with Atlanta pitcher Pascual Perez while trying to score. 2000: Eddie Taubensee hit a game-tying homer with two outs in the ninth and homered again in the 11th to lead Cincinnati to a 4-3 win over Montreal.NATIONAL LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Philadelphia E”in (R) 7-2 3.41 8-5 1-0 14.2 4.91 Cincinnati Castillo (R) 1:10p 5-8 5.30 11-10 0-0 14.1 3.77 Washington Hellickson (R) 4-1 3.44 9-5 2-0 16.0 2.25 Miami Urena (R) 1:10p 2-10 4.63 5-15 0-1 13.2 7.90 New York Wheeler (R) 4-6 4.33 7-12 2-0 19.1 4.19 Pittsburgh Musg rove (R) 1:35p 4-4 3.90 5-5 1-1 19.2 4.12 Los Angeles Stripling (R) 8-2 2.43 10-5 2-0 16.2 3.24 Atlanta Newcomb (L) 1:35p 9-5 3.41 10-10 1-2 15.1 5.28 Milwaukee Guerra (R) 6-6 3.13 11-8 1-1 16.0 4.50 San Francisco Suarez (L) 4:05p 3-6 3.99 7-10 0-1 16.2 4.32 Arizona Buchholz (R) 3-1 2.38 4-4 2-0 17.1 1.04 San Diego Lucchesi (L) 4:10p 5-5 3.34 6-9 1-2 14.2 3.68 Chicago Hendricks (R) 6-9 4.05 8-13 1-1 14.2 4.91 St. Louis Gant (R) 8:05p 3-3 3.44 2-5 0-1 16.1 3.31AMERICAN LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Kansas City Smith (R) 1-1 5.58 1-2 1-1 11.2 6.17 New York Happ (L) 1:05p 10-6 4.18 12-8 0-2 11.1 5.56 Minnesota Berrios (R) 10-7 3.48 12-9 2-0 20.0 3.15 Boston Eovaldi (R) 1:05p 3-4 4.26 3-7 1-1 15.2 5.17 Tampa Bay TBD ( ) 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Baltimore Bundy (R) 1:05p 6-9 4.57 7-12 0-2 12.1 10.95 Cleveland Kluber (R) 12-6 2.88 12-9 0-2 18.1 4.42 Detroit Zimmermann (R) 1:10p 4-2 4.10 7-6 1-2 19.2 4.12 Texas Minor (L) 6-6 4.83 8-11 0-2 13.0 6.23 Houston McCullers Jr. (R) 2:10p 10-5 4.01 13-7 1-2 15.1 7.04 Toronto Borucki (L) 0-2 2.79 1-4 0-1 16.0 2.81 Chicago Rodon (L) 2:10p 3-3 3.38 3-5 2-0 21.0 1.71 Seattle Gonzales (L) 11-5 3.38 14-6 3-0 19.1 1.40 Los Angeles Pena (R) 4:07p 1-1 3.34 3-3 0-1 15.1 2.93INTERLEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Oakland Montas (R) 5-2 3.54 7-2 1-1 16.2 3.24 Colorado Marquez (R) 3:10p 8-8 5.00 11-9 2-0 17.0 4.24 KEY: TEAM REC-Teams Record in games started by todays pitcher. FRIDAYS GAMES American League Kansas City at N.Y. Yankees, ppd. Baltimore 15, Tampa Bay 5 Boston 4, Minnesota 3, 10 innings Cleveland 8, Detroit 3 Toronto 10, Chicago White Sox 5 Texas 11, Houston 2 L.A. Angels 4, Seattle 3, 10 innings National League Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Mets 4 Cincinnati 6, Philadelphia 4 Washington 9, Miami 1 L.A. Dodgers 4, Atlanta 1 St. Louis 5, Chicago Cubs 2 Arizona 6, San Diego 2 Milwaukee 3, San Francisco 1 Interleague Colorado 3, Oakland 1 MONDAYS GAMES American League Cleveland at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Houston at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. National League Miami at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Colorado at St. Louis, 8:10 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Interleague Philadelphia at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Texas at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.FANTASY PLAYSCole Hamels, SP, Cubs (89 percent in leagues): With Hamels sporting a 3.30 ERA while pitching in the NL vs. a 3.90 ERA while he pitched in the AL, youll want to put in a generous bid for his services in NL-only leagues. Lourdes Gurriel, 2B/SS, Toronto Blue Jays (9 percent): Gurriel is batting close to .400 for the month of July and has been a “xture in the No. 2 slot of the Blue Jays lineup of late. His multi-position eligibility adds to his fantasy value. TOP TEN A MERICAN LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. Betts Bos 85 333 82 115 .345 Altuve Hou 104 407 64 134 .329 JMartinez Bos 98 376 74 121 .322 Segura Sea 96 394 68 125 .317 MMachado Bal 96 365 48 115 .315 Trout LAA 105 357 77 111 .311 Rosario Min 101 411 69 127 .309 Simmons LAA 94 356 50 108 .303 Brantley Cle 91 368 58 111 .302 Merri“eld KC 99 388 48 117 .302 NATIONAL LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. Markakis Atl 100 393 57 125 .318 Dickerson Pit 91 346 50 110 .318 Gennett Cin 100 378 61 120 .317 Yelich Mil 90 350 68 111 .317 FFreeman Atl 100 389 62 123 .316 Kemp LAD 100 322 49 100 .311 Realmuto Mia 76 301 50 93 .309 Arenado Col 96 367 68 113 .308 Almora ChC 97 309 50 95 .307 Suarez Cin 87 328 56 100 .305 Through July 27


The Sun / Sunday, July 29, 2018 SP Page 5SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLFLORIDA STATE LEAGUEAll times Eastern North Division W L Pct. GB Clearwater (Phillies) 21 13 .618 „ Dunedin (Blue Jays) 22 14 .611 „ Lakeland (Tigers) 19 14 .576 1 Tampa (Yankees) 18 17 .514 3 Daytona (Reds) 17 18 .486 4 Florida (Braves) 14 18 .438 6 South Division W L Pct. GB Charlotte (Rays) 19 14 .576 „ Fort Myers (Twins) 19 16 .543 1 Palm Beach (Cardinals) 16 19 .457 4 Jupiter (Marlins) 14 20 .412 5 St. Lucie (Mets) 13 21 .382 6 Bradenton (Pirates) 13 21 .382 6 Saturdays Games Bradenton 10, Florida 0, Game 1, 3 innings, suspended Bradenton at Florida, Game 2, ppd. Fort Myers 5, Daytona 1, Game 1 Fort Myers at Daytona, Game 2, late Dunedin 7, Jupiter 2 Clearwater 1, Lakeland 1, 4 innings, suspended Tampa 8, Palm Beach 5 Charlotte 9, St. Lucie 8 Todays Games Bradenton at Florida, 11 a.m. Charlotte at St. Lucie, 12 p.m. Palm Beach at Tampa, 1 p.m. Clearwater at Lakeland, 1 p.m. Dunedin at Jupiter, 1 p.m. Fort Myers at Daytona, 5:35 p.m. Mondays Games No games scheduledODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Chicago -109 at St. Louis -101 at Cincinnati -126 Philadelphia +116 Washington -145 at Miami +135 at Pittsburgh -135 New York +125 Los Angeles -125 at Atlanta +115 at San Fran. -107 Milwaukee -103 Arizona -114 at San Diego +104American Leagueat Chicago -113 Toronto +103 at New York -350 Kansas City +320 at Baltimore Off Tampa Bay Off at Boston -143 Minnesota +133 Cleveland -260 at Detroit +230 at Houston -270 Texas +240 at Los Angeles -120 Seattle +110Interleagueat Colorado -128 Oakland +118NFL PRESEASON Thursday Hall of Fame GameFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Baltimore 1 2 33 ChicagoUpdated Odds Available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueCLEVELAND INDIANS „ Sent LHP Andrew Miller to Lake County (MWL) for a rehab assignment. DETROIT TIGERS „ Optioned RHP Johnny Barbato to Toledo (IL). Designated RHP Warwick Saupold for assignment. KANSAS CITY ROYALS „ Recalled RHP Andres Machado from Northwest Arkansas (TL). MINNESOTA TWINS „ Assigned SS Taylor Motter outright to Rochester (IL). Sent RHP Addison Reed to Rochester for a rehab assignment. Recalled 3B Miguel Sano and LHP Gabriel Moya from Rochester. NEW YORK YANKEES „ Activated LHP J.A. Happ as 26th man. TAMPA BAY RAYS „ Recalled RHP Andrew Kittredge from Durham (IL). TEXAS RANGERS „ Placed OF Ryan Rua on the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Brandon Mann to Round Rock (PCL). Recalled OF Delino DeShields from Round Rock (PCL) and RHP Ariel Jurado from Frisco (TL).National LeagueATLANTA BRAVES „ Optioned RHP Evan Phillips to Gwinnett (IL). CHICAGO CUBS „ Optioned RHP Alec Mills to Iowa (PCL). Recalled RHP Cory Mazzoni from Iowa. COLORADO ROCKIES „ Optioned LHP Sam Howard to Albuquerque (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS „ Optioned OF Alex Verdugo to Oklahoma City (PCL). Reinstated OF Yasiel Puig from the 10-day DL. MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Designated INF Brad Miller for assignment. Optioned OF Keon Broxton to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reinstated RHP Matt Albers from the 10-day DL. Sent RHP Zach Davies to Wisconsin (MWL) for a rehab assignment. Signed 2B Eric Sogard to a minor league contract. NEW YORK METS „ Optioned RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES „ Optioned LHP Ranger Suarez to Lehigh Valley (IL). Placed LHP Adam Morgan on paternity leave. Recalled RHP Yacksel Rios and OF Roman Quinn from Lehigh Valley. PITTSBURGH PIRATES„ Placed 1B/OF Josh Bell on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF/1B Jose Osuna from Indianapolis (IL).American AssociationGARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS „ Signed RHP Quinn DiPasquale. SIOUX FALLS CANARIES „ Signed LHP Luis Pollorena and RHP Mark Seyler.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueMINNESOTA VIKINGS „ Waived G Chris Gonzalez. Signed TE Josiah Price. Named Clancy Barone and Andrew Janocko cooffensive line coaches and Todd Downing tight ends coach. OAKLAND RAIDERS „ Signed OL Oday Aboushi.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueNEW YORK RANGERS „ Agreed to terms with D Brady Skjei on a six-year contract.GOLFPGA TOURRBC CANADIAN OPENSaturdays leaders at Glen Abbey Golf Club, Oakville, Ontario Purse: $6.2 million. Yardage: 7,253; Par: 72 (35-37) (a-denotes amateur)Third RoundDustin Johnson 68-66-65„199 Byeong Hun An 66-67-66„199 Kevin Tway 66-65-68„199 Whee Kim 67-65-67„199 Hudson Swafford 66-70-67„203 Rory Sabbatini 68-67-68„203 Abraham Ancer 73-66-65„204 Joel Dahmen 69-68-67„204 Chris Stroud 65-72-67„204 Danny Lee 68-69-67„204 Robert Garrigus 63-72-69„204 Johnson Wagner 68-65-71„204 Tyler Duncan 71-69-65„205 Charley Hoffman 68-71-66„205 Tony Finau 71-67-67„205 Mackenzie Hughes 69-69-67„205 Shane Lowry 70-67-68„205 Tommy Fleetwood 66-71-68„205 Zac Blair 67-67-71„205 Keegan Bradley 69-63-73„205 Jamie Lovemark 71-69-66„206 Ryan Yip 68-72-66„206 Graeme McDowell 67-72-67„206 Brandt Snedeker 68-70-68„206 Ricky Barnes 67-70-69„206 George Cunningham 67-70-69„206 Andrew Putnam 67-68-71„206 Joaquin Niemann 67-67-72„206 Gary Woodland 67-72-68„207 Jimmy Walker 70-69-68„207 Stewart Cink 70-69-68„207 Jhonattan Vegas 69-70-68„207 Troy Merritt 71-68-68„207 Ethan Tracy 70-67-70„207 Ian Poulter 66-69-72„207 Nick Taylor 68-67-72„207 Shawn Stefani 70-70-68„208 Scott Stallin g s 70-69-69„208 William McGirt 69-70-69„208 Jason Kokrak 69-69-70„208 Steve Stricker 68-69-71„208 Harold Varner III 69-67-72„208 Keith Mitchell 69-71-69„209 Jim Furyk 69-71-69„209 David Hearn 68-72-69„209 Peter Malnati 70-70-69„209 Matt Every 68-72-69„209 Chad Campbell 72-66-71„209 Dominic Bozzelli 67-71-71„209 Lanto Grif“ n 69-68-72„209 Ben Silverman 73-63-73„209 Aaron Baddeley 68-66-75„209 Ryan Palmer 68-72-70„210 Nick Watney 69-71-70„210 Zach Wright 69-71-70„210 Si Woo Kim 68-72-70„210 Adam Schenk 64-75-71„210 Martin Piller 72-67-71„210 Roger Sloan 68-69-73„210 a-Chris Crisologo 68-69-73„210 Rob Oppenheim 68-68-74„210 Steve Wheatcroft 68-68-74„210 Brian Stuard 70-66-74„210 Alex Cejka 69-67-74„210 Ryan Blaum 69-71-71„211 James Hahn 68-70-73„211 John Huh 70-70-72„212 J.B. Holmes 74-66-72„212 Kelly Kraft 71-68-73„212 Rod Pampling 67-70-75„212 Jonathan Randolph 72-65-76„213 Cameron Percy 68-68-77„213 Sean OHair 71-69-74„214 Martin Flores 68-71-75„214 David Lingmerth 69-70-75„214 Chris Kirk 67-72-76„215 Stephan Jaeger 69-71-76„216 Sam Ryder 69-70-78„217PGA TOUR CHAMPIONSSENIOR BRITISH OPENSaturdays leaders at Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland Purse: $2 million. Yardage: 7,216; Par: 72 (3636) (a-denotes amateur)Third RoundMiguel Angel Jimenez 68-67-72„207 Tom Pernice Jnr 70-68-71„209 Bernhard Langer 67-69-73„209 Kirk Triplett 65-71-73„209 Stephen Ames 66-69-74„209 Thaworn Wiratchant 65-76-69„210 Prayad Marksaeng 70-70-70„210 Scott McCarron 67-73-70„210 Tom Lehman 68-71-71„210 Tom Watson 69-68-73„210 Billy Andrade 70-72-69„211 Stephen Dodd 72-69-70„211 Kenny Perry 68-71-72„211 Paul McGinley 66-73-72„211 Colin Montgomerie 71-68-72„211 Marco Dawson 71-67-73„211 Jarmo Sandelin 68-69-74„211 David McKenzie 70-72-70„212 Brandt Jobe 70-69-73„212 Vijay Singh 68-69-75„212 Jeff Sluman 68-68-76„212 Jerry Kelly 74-67-72„213 Jesper Parnevik 70-70-73„213 Duffy Waldorf 74-71-69„214 Woody Austin 70-73-71„214 Peter Lonard 73-70-71„214 Mark Brooks 72-70-72„214 Paul Broadhurst 71-70-73„214 Kevin Sutherland 70-71-73„214 Phillip Price 68-72-74„214 John Daly 69-74-72„215 Jean-Francois Remesy 73-70-72„215 Scott Parel 71-72-72„215 Jeff Maggert 70-72-73„215 Steen Tinning 69-73-73„215 Gary Orr 71-70-74„215 Peter Fowler 71-70-74„215 Billy Mayfair 69-70-76„215 Brad Faxon 76-69-71„216 Bob Estes 75-70-71„216 Magnus P Atlevi 68-76-72„216 Gary Koch 71-73-72„216 Fred Couples 71-72-73„216 Joe Durant 69-72-75„216 Tim Petrovic 73-68-75„216 Paul Archbold 69-75-73„217 Gene Sauers 72-71-74„217 Clark Dennis 68-72-77„217 Sandy Lyle 73-66-78„217 Rafael Gomez 77-68-73„218 Mark Calcavecchia 74-71-73„218 Andrew Oldcorn 71-73-74„218 Loren Roberts 71-73-74„218 Scott Simpson 71-72-75„218 Roger Chapman 73-70-75„218 Mardan Mamat 70-73-75„218 Scott Verplank 69-73-76„218 Markus Brier 73-69-76„218 Corey Pavin 72-69-77„218 Andre Bossert 71-68-79„218 David Frost 72-73-74„219 Tim Thelen 70-73-76„219 Santiago Luna 73-72-75„220 Mark Ridley 70-75-75„220 Russ Cochran 72-72-76„220 David Toms 67-73-80„220 Steve Flesch 74-69-78„221 Gary Wolstenholme 72-69-80„221 Des Smyth 75-70-77„222 Mauricio Molina 70-68-84„222 Mark Mcnulty 77-68-79„224 Gary Marks 69-75-82„226Failed to Make the Cuta-Gene Elliott 77-69„146 Peter Baker 74-72„146 Paul Wesselingh 72-74„146 James Kingston 72-74„146 John Inman 69-77„146 Paul Goydos 70-76„146 Miguel Angel Martin 73-73„146 Mike Goodes 72-74„146 David Shacklady 74-72„146 Dan Olsen 71-76„147 Fran Quinn 71-76„147 Paul Eales 74-73„147 Ronan Rafferty 72-75„147 Costantino Rocca 71-76„147 Jean Van de Velde 73-74„147 Greg Turner 76-71„147 Victor Casado 73-75„148 Angel Franco 75-73„148 Cesar Monasterio 75-73„148 Jonathan Lomas 75-73„148 Barry Lane 72-76„148 Brendan McGovern 74-74„148 Anders Forsbrand 75-73„148 Mike San Filippo 74-74„148 Simon P Brown 73-76„149 Sir Nick Faldo 76-73„149 Mike Harwood 76-73„149 Scott Dunlap 73-76„149 a-Ryan Howison 77-72„149 Glen Day 75-75„150 Mark James 77-73„150 a-Robert Max“ eld 71-79„150 Tsuyoshi Yoneyama 74-76„150 Bob Ford 76-74„150 Tommy Tolles 79-71„150 Wes Short Jr. 76-74„150 Darrell Kestner 78-73„151 a-Mats Dornell 76-75„151 Eamonn Darcy 76-75„151 Mark Mouland 76-75„151 Jerry Pate 75-76„151 Pedro Linhart 75-76„151 Chien Soon Lu 75-76„151 David Gilford 76-75„151 Noboru Sugai 77-74„151 Robert Gamez 75-76„151 Pete Oakley 72-79„151 Brandel Chamblee 77-75„152 Gordon Brand Jnr 78-74„152 Jonathan S Cheetham 75-77„152 a-G.S. Lacy 77-75„152 a-Chip Lutz 69-83„152 Sven Struver 80-72„152 Larry Mize 73-79„152 Peter OMalley 76-76„152 Philip Golding 72-80„152 Jose Rivero 78-74„152 David Mills 77-75„152 Spike McRoy 74-79„153LPGA TOUR/ LADIES EUROPEAN TOURLADIES SCOTTISH OPENSaturdays leaders at Gullane Golf Club, Gullane, Scotland Purse: $1.5 million. Yardage: 6,480; Par: 71 (35-36)Third RoundAriya Jutanugarn 67-65-73„205 Amy Yang 66-66-73„205 Minjee Lee 67-68-71„206 Haeji Kang 67-69-71„207 So Yeon Ryu 69-66-72„207 Carlota Ciganda 70-70-68„208 Jin Young Ko 71-70-68„209 Lee-Anne Pace 68-69-72„209 Tiffany Joh 62-67-80„209 Sarah Kemp 70-73-67„210 Mina Harigae 76-66-68„210 Angela Stanford 71-71-68„210 Cristie Kerr 72-68-70„210 Karrie Webb 71-69-70„210 Georgia Hall 71-68-71„210 In-Kyung Kim 66-70-74„210 Moriya Jutanugarn 74-69-68„211 Gaby Lopez 72-70-69„211 Jenny Haglund 72-70-69„211 Brittany Altomare 69-71-71„211 Charley Hull 67-73-71„211 Sung Hyun Park 67-67-77„211 Caroline Masson 68-65-78„211 Jane Park 72-71-69„212 Mo Martin 71-71-70„212 Thidapa Suwannapura 71-71-70„212 Sophia Popov 71-71-70„212 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras 69-73-70„212 Yu Liu 70-71-71„212 Mel Reid 71-69-72„212 Pornanong Phatlum 73-65-74„212 Celine Boutier 72-66-74„212 Cheyenne Woods 77-66-70„213 Anne Van Dam 73-70-70„213 Casey Danielson 72-71-70„213 Sei Young Kim 74-68-71„213 Jacqui Concolino 72-70-71„213 Kelsey MacDonald 67-75-71„213 Manon Molle 72-69-72„213 Ashleigh Buhai 71-70-72„213 Bronte Law 68-73-72„213 Ryann OToole 72-68-73„213 Peiyun Chien 70-66-77„213 Jenny Shin 66-70-77„213 Lindy Duncan 75-68-71„214 Chella Choi 75-68-71„214 Kylie Henry 73-70-71„214 Christina Kim 72-71-71„214 Isabelle Boineau 71-72-71„214 Nuria Iturrios 74-68-72„214 Annabel Dimmock 68-74-72„214 Sarah Jane Smith 74-66-74„214 Maria Torres 74-66-74„214 Aditi Ashok 70-69-75„214 Su Oh 68-66-80„214 Amy Boulden 69-74-72„215 Katherine Kirk 70-72-73„215 Brittany Marchand 72-69-74„215 Nanna Koerstz Madsen 71-70-74„215 Wei-Ling Hsu 71-70-74„215 Karolin Lampert 71-70-74„215 Nicole Broch Larsen 71-69-75„215 Mika Miyazato 71-68-76„215 Sandra Gal 71-70-75„216 Anna Nordqvist 70-71-75„216 Marianne Skarpnord 70-70-76„216 Nasa Hataoka 70-67-79„216 Alena Sharp 73-68-76„217 Isi Gabsa 70-71-76„217 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 70-70-77„217 Ally McDonald 69-71-77„217 Caroline Inglis 68-71-78„217 Jaye Marie Green 74-69-75„218 Robynn Ree 72-70-76„218 Paula Creamer 71-69-78„218 Jeong Eun Lee 68-71-79„218 Lydia Hall 73-70-76„219 Xiyu Lin 68-72-79„219 Lauren Kim 68-72-80„220 Karoline Lund 67-72-83„222EUROPEAN TOURPORSCHE EUROPEAN OPENSaturdays leaders at Green Eagle Golf Club, Hamburg, Germany Purse: $2.33 million. Yardage: 7,583; Par: 72 (34-38) (a-denotes amateur)Third RoundRichard McEvoy, England 70-65-69„204 Bryson DeChambeau, United States 66-68-70„204 Patrick Reed, United States 70-66-69„205 Matthias Schwab, Austria 68-67-70„205 Paul Casey, England 69-69-69„207 Scott Hend, Australia 68-71-69„208 Renato Paratore, Italy 72-66-70„208 Romain Wattel, France 67-69-72„208 David Drysdale, Scotland 69-67-72„208 David Horsey, England 69-73-67„209 Sam Hors“ eld, England 70-71-69„210 Hideto Tanihara, Japan 69-70-71„210 Christofer Blomstrand, Sweden 72-67-71„210 Jeunghun Wang, South Korea 73-65-72„210 Bradley Dredge, Wales 68-69-73„210 Marc Warren, Scotland 73-71-67„211 Rak-hyun Cho, South Korea 72-72-67„211 Callum Shinkwin, England 71-70-70„211 Scott Jamieson, Scotland 70-71-70„211 a-Allen John, Germany 68-73-70„211 Felipe Aguilar, Chile 72-68-71„211 Lasse Jensen, Denmark 68-72-71„211 Maximilian Kieffer, Germany 69-71-71„211 Charl Schwartzel, South Africa 70-69-72„211 Philipp Mejow, Germany 69-69-73„211AlsoDavid Lipsky, United States 69-75-68„212WEB.COM TOURPRICE CUTTER CHARITY CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdays leaders at Highland Springs Country Club, Spring“ eld, Mo. Purse: $675,000. Yardage: 7,115; Par: 72Third RoundMartin Trainer 62-68-65„195 Steven Ihm 66-68-63„197 Mark Baldwin 65-64-69„198 Alex Prugh 63-70-66„199 Chad Ramey 66-65-68„199 Henrik Norlander 68-67-65„200 Lee McCoy 68-68-64„200 Willy Wilcox 68-67-65„200 Seth Fair 69-66-66„201 Sam Burns 66-70-65„201 Justin Hueber 68-66-67„201 Fernando Mechereffe 67-65-69„201 Chris Thompson 67-64-70„201 Rafael Campos 63-72-67„202 Doc Redman 70-64-68„202 Andrew Svoboda 69-65-68„202 Anders Albertson 70-65-68„203 Chase Wright 66-70-67„203 Curtis Luck 68-67-68„203 Ben Kohles 66-69-68„203 Wes Roach 64-72-67„203 Eric Axley 67-67-69„203 Tag Ridings 72-65-66„203 Max Homa 67-66-70„203 Jay McLuen 64-67-72„203 Jos de Rodrguez 65-65-73„203 Donald Constable 65-70-69„204 Jared Wolfe 64-71-69„204 Cyril Bouniol 66-69-69„204 Brandon Crick 64-72-68„204 Bhavik Patel 71-65-68„204 Spencer Levin 67-67-70„204 John Chin 67-67-70„204 J.T. Grif“ n 69-65-70„204 Jordan Niebrugge 69-65-70„204 Taylor Moore 65-72-67„204 Rico Hoey 69-68-67„204 Vince Covello 68-65-71„204 Seth Reeves 67-68-70„205 Adam Webb 69-66-70„205 Jos Toledo 65-71-69„205 Carlos Ortiz 71-65-69„205 Dawie van der Walt 66-68-71„205 Brian Richey 66-68-71„205 Garrett Osborn 65-69-71„205 Joel Thelen 65-71-69„205 Mark Anderson 65-72-68„205 Kyle Jones 63-68-74„205 Brock Mackenzie 69-66-71„206 Michael Arnaud 69-66-71„206 Augusto Nez 68-69-69„206 Tom Whitney 71-66-69„206 Carson Young 68-69-69„206 Sungjae Im 67-69-71„207 Adam Long 67-70-70„207 Josh Teater 67-68-73„208 Kyle Reifers 69-67-72„208 Joey Garber 69-67-72„208 Derek Ernst 70-67-71„208 Kyoung-Hoon Lee 69-68-71„208 Erik Compton 67-70-71„208 Michael Miller 71-66-71„208 Brian Campbell 67-69-74„210 Richard H. Lee 66-71-73„210 Nelson Ledesma 67-70-73„210 Julin Etulain 66-71-74„211 Jin Park 73-64-74„211 Alex Kang 70-66-76„212 Max McGreevy 68-69-77„214 Connor Arendell 69-68-77„214AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPGANDER OUTDOORS 400 LINEUPAfter Saturdays qualifying, race today, at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa.(Car number in parentheses) 1. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 176.988 mph. 2. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 176.429. 3. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 176.391. 4. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 176.298. 5. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 176.115. 6. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 176.084. 7. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 175.363. 8. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 175.247. 9. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 174.764. 10. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 174.622. 11. (6) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 174.236. 12. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 173.110. 13. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 173.000. 14. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 172.685. 15. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 172.500. 16. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 172.278. 17. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 172.022. 18. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 171.373. 19. (96) Jeffrey Earnhardt, Toyota, 168.814. 20. (23) JJ Yeley, Toyota, 168.783. 21. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 168.710. 22. (15) Gray Gaulding, Chevrolet, 168.045. 23. (99) Kyle Weatherman, Chevrolet, 167.389. 24. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 166.741. 25. (7) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 165.819. 26. (51) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 165.789. 27. (66) Timmy Hill, Toyota, 164.678. 28. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 0.000. 29. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 0.000. 30. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 0.000. 31. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 0.000. 32. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 0.000. 33. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 0.000. 34. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 0.000. 35. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 0.000. 36. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 0.000. 37. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 0.000. 38. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 0.000. 39. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 0.000. 40. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 0.000.NASCAR XFINITYU.S. CELLULAR 250Saturday at Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa Lap length: 0.875 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (3) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 257 laps, 0 rating, 58 points. 2. (7) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 257, 0, 48. 3. (4) Kyle Benjamin, Toyota, 257, 0, 44. 4. (18) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 257, 0, 33. 5. (11) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 257, 0, 40. 6. (1) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 257, 0, 43. 7. (19) Ryan Reed, Ford, 257, 0, 32. 8. (14) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 257, 0, 29. 9. (2) Cole Custer, Ford, 257, 0, 47. 10. (12) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 257, 0, 27. 11. (10) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 257, 0, 29. 12. (9) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 257, 0, 36. 13. (8) Shane Lee, Chevrolet, 256, 0, 25. 14. (17) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 256, 0, 23. 15. (15) Casey Roderick, Chevrolet, 256, 0, 22. 16. (21) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 255, 0, 21. 17. (22) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 255, 0, 20. 18. (6) Austin Cindric, Ford, 254, 0, 32. 19. (23) David Starr, Chevrolet, 253, 0, 18. 20. (13) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 253, 0, 17. 21. (25) Tommy Joe Martins, Chevrolet, 253, 0, 16. 22. (5) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 252, 0, 15. 23. (27) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 252, 0, 14. 24. (31) Josh Williams, Chevrolet, 251, 0, 13. 25. (24) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 12. 26. (16) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, accident, 249, 0, 11. 27. (28) Brandon Hightower, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 10. 28. (30) Ray Black Jr, Chevrolet, 248, 0, 9. 29. (34) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, 247, 0, 8. 30. (26) Max Tullman, Ford, accident, 245, 0, 0. 31. (36) Peter Shepherd, Toyota, 242, 0, 6. 32. (35) Mike Harmon, Dodge, 241, 0, 5. 33. (37) Stan Mullis, Dodge, 236, 0, 4. 34. (20) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 206, 0, 3. 35. (32) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, ignition, 140, 0, 2. 36. (40) Dexter Bean, Chevrolet, vibration, 73, 0, 1. 37. (29) Chad Finchum, Chevrolet, brakes, 56, 0, 1. 38. (33) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, brakes, 46, 0, 1. 39. (39) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, electrical, 36, 0, 1. 40. (38) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, engine, 2, 0, 1. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 97.779 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 18 minutes, 0 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.421 seconds. Caution Flags: 6 for 41 laps. Lead Changes: 12 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: E.Sadler 1-26; C.Custer 27-67; E.Sadler 68-82; C.Custer 83-115; C.Bell 116-123; C.Custer 124-153; C.Bell 154-200; B.Jones 201; K.Benjamin 202-206; S.Lee 207-212; C.Bell 213-249; J.Allgaier 250-255; C.Bell 256-257 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): C.Custer, 3 times for 101 laps; C.Bell, 4 times for 90 laps; E.Sadler, 2 times for 39 laps; J.Allgaier, 1 time for 5 laps; S.Lee, 1 time for 5 laps; K.Benjamin, 1 time for 4 laps; B.Jones, 1 time for 0 laps. Wins: C.Bell, 4; J.Allgaier, 2; T.Reddick, 1. Top 10 in Points: 1. C.Bell, 712; 2. E.Sadler, 686; 3. C.Custer, 684; 4. D.Hemric, 679; 5. J.Allgaier, 650; 6. B.Jones, 579; 7. T.Reddick, 568; 8. R.Truex, 532; 9. M.Tifft, 504; 10. A.Cindric, 484.NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCKGANDER OUTDOORS 150Saturday at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa. Lap length: 2.5 miles(Starting position in parentheses)1. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 60 laps. 2. (31) Erik Jones, Toyota, 60. 3. (4) Dalton Sargeant, Chevrolet, 60. 4. (12) Stewart Friesen, Chevrolet, 60. 5. (3) Justin Haley, Chevrolet, 60. 6. (5) Grant En“ nger, Ford, 60. 7. (2) Todd Gilliland, Toyota, 60. 8. (7) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 60. 9. (20) Matt Crafton, Ford, 60. 10. (6) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 60. 11. (14) Ben Rhodes, Ford, 60. 12. (8) Myatt Snider, Ford, 60. 13. (9) Austin Hill, Chevrolet, 60. 14. (10) Cody Coughlin, Chevrolet, 60. 15. (11) Tanner Thorson, Chevrolet, 60. 16. (16) Jordan Anderson, Chevrolet, 60. 17. (17) Justin Fontaine, Chevrolet, 60. 18. (13) Austin Self, Chevrolet, 59. 19. (23) Josh Reaume, Chevrolet, 59. 20. (15) Bo LeMastus, Toyota, 59. 21. (19) Wendell Chavous, Chevrolet, 59. 22. (30) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Chevrolet, 59. 23. (25) Todd Peck, Chevrolet, 59. 24. (26) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 59. 25. (28) Norm Benning, Chevrolet, 57. 26. (32) Brett Mof“ tt, Toyota, 53. 27. (29) Ray Ciccarelli, Chevrolet, Vibration, 31. 28. (21) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, Vibration, 23. 29. (22) Camden Murphy, Chevrolet, Electrical, 17. 30. (18) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, Electrical, 17. 31. (24) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, Suspension, 4. 32. (27) Bayley Currey, Chevrolet, Engine, 3.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 136.813 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 5 minutes, 47 seconds. Margin of Victory: 1.469 seconds. Caution Flags: 2 for 8 laps. Lead Changes: 9 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: K. Busch 0; T. Gilliland 1; K. Busch 2-11; T. Gilliland 12-17; K. Busch 18-26; E. Jones 27; M. Snider 28; S. Friesen 29-32; D. Sargeant 33-36; K. Busch 37-60. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): K. Busch 3 times for 43 laps; T. Gilliland 2 times for 7 laps; D. Sargeant 1 time for 4 laps; S. Friesen 1 time for 4 laps; M. Snider 1 time for 1 lap; E. Jones 1 time for 1 lap.VERIZON INDYCARHONDA INDY 200 LINEUPAfter Saturday qualifying, race today, at MidOhio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio (All cars Dallara chassis) Lap length: 2.258 miles(Car number in parentheses)1. (27) Alexander Rossi, Honda, 1:04.6802, 125.677 mph. 2. (12) Will Power, Chevrolet, 1:04.8939, 125.263. 3. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Honda, 1:04.9896, 125.078. 4. (1) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet, 1:05.1335, 124.802. 5. (6) Robert Wickens, Honda, 1:05.1747, 124.723. 6. (59) Max Chilton, Chevrolet, 1:06.6172, 122.023. 7. (15) Graham Rahal, Honda, 1:06.1804, 122.828. 8. (30) Takuma Sato, Honda, 1:06.3755, 122.467. 9. (9) Scott Dixon, Honda, 1:06.4187, 122.387. 10. (5) James Hinchcliffe, Honda, 1:06.5549, 122.137. 11. (10) Ed Jones, Honda, 1:07.0999, 121.145. 12. (26) Zach Veach, Honda, 1:07.2287, 120.913. 13. (98) Marco Andretti, Honda, 1:05.6353, 123.848. 14. (88) Conor Daly, Chevrolet, 1:05.7260, 123.677. 15. (23) Charlie Kimball, Chevrolet, 1:05.9471, 123.262. 16. (20) Jordan King, Chevrolet, 1:05.7699, 123.595. 17. (22) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 1:05.9630, 123.233. 18. (21) Spencer Pigot, Chevrolet, 1:05.8133, 123.513. 19. (14) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 1:06.0520, 123.067. 20. (60) Jack Harvey, Honda, 1:05.9911, 123.180. 21. (4) Matheus Leist, Chevrolet, 1:06.7354, 121.806. 22. (19) Pietro Fittipaldi, Honda, 1:06.2138, 122.766. 23. (32) Rene Binder, Chevrolet, 1:06.9555, 121.406. 24. (18) Sebastien Bourdais, Honda, no time, no speed.FORMULA ONEHUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX LINEUPAfter Saturday qualifying, race today, at Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary Lap length: 2.72 miles 1. Lewis Hamilton, Britain, Mercedes, 1:35.658. 2. Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes, 1:35.918. 3. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 1:36.186. 4. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Ferrari, 1:36.210. 5. Carlos Sainz, Spain, Renault, 1:36.743. 6. Pierre Gasly, France, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 1:37.591. 7. Max Verstappen, Netherlands, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 1:38.032. 8. Brendon Hartley, New Zealand, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 1:38.128. 9. Kevin Magnussen, Denmark, Haas Ferrari, 1:39.858. 10. Romain Grosjean, France, Haas Ferrari, 1:40.593. 11. Fernando Alonso, Spain, McLaren Renault, 1:35.214. 12. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 1:36.442. 13. Nico Hulkenberg, Germany, Renault, 1:36.506. 14. Marcus Ericsson, Sweden, Sauber Ferrari, 1:37.075. 15. Lance Stroll, Canada, Williams Mercedes, did not “ nish. 16. Stoffel Vandoorne, Belgium, McLaren Renault, 1:18.782. 17. Charles Leclerc, Monaco, Sauber Ferrari, 1:18.817. 18. Esteban Ocon, France, Force India Mercedes, 1:19.142. 19. Sergio Perez, Mexico, Force India Mercedes, 1:19.200. 20. Sergey Sirotkin, Russia, Williams Mercedes, 1:19.301.NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACINGSONOMA NATIONALSFriday night at Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. Qualifying continued Saturday for todays “ nal eliminations.Top Fuel1. Clay Millican, 3.700 seconds, 327.98 mph. 2. Leah Pritchett, 3.727, 328.38. 3. Antron Brown, 3.744, 327.43. 4. Tony Schumacher, 3.747, 327.98. 5. Brittany Force, 3.752, 328.78. 6. Blake Alexander, 3.775, 326.16. 7. Scott Palmer, 3.778, 323.35. 8. Doug Kalitta, 3.790, 324.05. 9. Terry McMillen, 3.821, 318.39. 10. Mike Salinas, 3.823, 322.34. 11. Richie Crampton, 3.828, 321.73. 12. Shawn Reed, 3.968, 298.14. 13. Steve Torrence, 4.187, 202.91. 14. Jim Maroney, 5.025, 139.95.Funny Car1. Courtney Force, Chevy Camaro, 3.910, 326.16. 2. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 3.929, 324.51. 3. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, 3.950, 318.47. 4. Matt Hagan, Charger, 3.956, 319.98. 5. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 3.975, 309.56. 6. Ron Capps, Charger, 3.976, 321.42. 7. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, 3.988, 322.04. 8. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Camry, 4.032, 296.70. 9. Robert Hight, Camaro, 4.051, 318.24. 10. Richard Townsend, Camry, 4.055, 307.72. 11. Jim Campbell, Charger, 4.082, 306.95. 12. John Force, Camaro, 4.086, 314.17. 13. J.R. Todd, Camry, 4.102, 312.13. 14. Del Worsham, Camry, 4.164, 254.18. 15. Shawn Langdon, Camry, 4.287, 232.51. 16. Jonnie Lindberg, Mustang, 4.725, 169.44. Not Quali“ ed: 17. Jeff Diehl, 6.383, 104.14. 18. Terry Haddock, 8.971, 79.09.Pro Stock1. Greg Anderson, Chevy Camaro, 6.515, 211.16. 2. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.517, 211.03. 3. Tanner Gray, Camaro, 6.531, 210.90. 4. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.538, 211.89. 5. Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.540, 211.10. 6. Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.544, 210.80. 7. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.547, 211.33. 8. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.550, 210.60. 9. Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.553, 209.98. 10. Deric Kramer, Camaro, 6.560, 210.50. 11. Fernando Cuadra, Camaro, 6.580, 209.43. 12. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.603, 208.52. 13. Matt Hartford, Camaro, 6.748, 182.55. 14. Joey Grose, Camaro, 6.780, 205.79. 15. Alan Prusiensky, Dodge Dart, 7.163, 151.83. 16. Steve Graham, Camaro, 8.732, 108.53.Pro Stock Motorcycle1. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.780, 198.76. 2. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.803, 200.11. 3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.837, 197.65. 4. Joey Gladstone, Suzuki, 6.837, 195.59. 5. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.843, 197.31. 6. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.863, 195.62. 7. Matt Smith, Victory, 6.877, 195.93. 8. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.888, 195.56. 9. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.902, 192.91. 10. Ryan Oehler, Buell, 6.903, 194.63. 11. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 6.914, 194.44. 12. Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.914, 193.74. 13. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.925, 195.48. 14. Cory Reed, Buell, 6.975, 195.70. 15. Scotty Pollacheck, Suzuki, 6.981, 191.00. 16. Kelly Clontz, Suzuki, 6.992, 192.17. Not Quali“ ed: 17. Freddie Camarena, 7.021, 192.63. 18. Katie Sullivan, 7.044, 190.48. 19. Hector Arana, 7.048, 197.91. 20. Scott Bottorff, 10.187, 99.28.SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GAAtlanta United FC 13 4 5 44 46 25 New York City FC 13 4 4 43 42 24 New York Red Bulls 13 6 2 41 42 22 Columbus 10 7 6 36 30 29 Montreal 9 12 1 28 28 37 New England 7 7 7 28 33 32 Philadelphia 8 10 3 27 29 34 Chicago 6 12 5 23 34 46 Orlando City 7 13 1 22 29 47 Toronto FC 6 11 4 22 35 39 D.C. United 4 9 5 17 29 35WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GAFC Dallas 11 3 6 39 32 23 Los Angeles FC 10 5 6 36 44 35 Sporting Kansas City 9 5 6 33 37 27 Los Angeles Galaxy 9 7 5 32 39 33 Portland 8 3 7 31 28 24 Real Salt Lake 9 9 3 30 31 39 Minnesota United 9 11 1 28 33 40 Houston 7 7 6 27 38 30 Vancouver 7 9 5 26 30 42 Seattle 6 9 5 23 19 23 Colorado 4 12 5 17 25 36 San Jose 2 12 6 12 29 403 points for victory, 1 point for tieJuly 25Philadelphia 3, Houston 1 New York Red Bulls 1, D.C. United 0 Seattle 1, San Jose 0July 26New York City FC 2, Orlando City 0 Los Angeles Galaxy 2, Los Angeles FC 2, tieSaturdays GamesAtlanta United FC 2, Montreal 1 Columbus 3, New York Red Bulls 2 Toronto FC 3, Chicago 0 D.C. United 2, Colorado 1 FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City, late Minnesota United at Vancouver, late Real Salt Lake at San Jose, late Houston at Portland, lateTodays GamesNew York City FC at Seattle, 5 p.m. Orlando City at Los Angeles Galaxy, 9:30 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 4Toronto FC at Atlanta United FC, 4 p.m. D.C. United at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. New England at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota United, 8 p.m. Vancouver at New York City FC, 8 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Houston, 9 p.m. Chicago at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Philadelphia at Portland, 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5Los Angeles FC at New York Red Bulls, 6 p.m.U.S. OPEN CUPAll times Eastern(Home teams listed “ rst) SEMIFINALS Wednesday, Aug. 8Chicago Fire (MLS) at Philadelphia Union (MLS), 7 p.m. Los Angeles FC (MLS) at Houston Dynamo (MLS), 8:30 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 14 1 4 46 41 14 Seattle 8 4 6 30 20 15 Portland 8 5 5 29 29 22 Orlando 8 6 5 29 27 26 Chicago 7 4 7 28 26 22 Utah 5 6 7 22 14 18 Houston 5 7 5 20 21 28 Washington 2 11 4 10 11 24 Sky Blue FC 0 13 3 3 12 32 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.Saturdays GameSky Blue FC at Chicago, ppd.Todays GamesPortland at North Carolina, 6 p.m. Sky Blue FC at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Washington at Seattle, 9 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 8Washington at Utah, 10 p.m.Friday, Aug. 10North Carolina at Chicago, 8 p.m.PRO BASKETBALLWNBAAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GBAtlanta 16 9 .640 „ Washington 14 11 .560 2 Connecticut 14 12 .538 2 Chicago 9 17 .346 7 New York 7 18 .280 9 Indiana 3 23 .115 13WESTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GBSeattle 19 7 .731 „ Minnesota 15 10 .600 3 Los Angeles 15 11 .577 4 Phoenix 15 11 .577 4 Dallas 14 11 .560 4 Las Vegas 12 13 .480 6Fridays GamesNone scheduledSaturdays Game All-Star Game at MinnesotaTeam Parker 119, Team Delle Donne 112Todays GamesNone scheduledMondays GamesNone scheduledCYCLINGTOUR DE FRANCE20TH STAGESaturday at Espelette, France A 19.3-mile individual time trial from SaintPee-sur-Nivelle to Espelette, the penultimate stage of this years Tour: 1. Tom Dumoulin, Netherlands, Sunweb, 40:52. 2. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky, :01 behind. 3. Geraint Thomas, Britain, Sky, :14. 4. Michel Kwiat kowski, Poland, Sky, :50. 5. Soren Kragh Andersen, Denmark, Sunweb, :51. 6. Bob Jungels, Luxembourg, Quick-Step Floors, :52. 7. Ilnur Zakarin, Russia, Katusha Alpecin, 1:02. 8. Primoz Roglic, Slovenia, LottoNL-Jumbo, 1:12. 9. Marc Soler, Spain, Movistar, 1:22. 10. Michael Hepburn, Australia, MitcheltonScott, 1:23. 11. Adam Yates, Britain, Mitchelton-Scott, 1:26. 12. Stefan Kung, Switzerland, BMC Racing, same time. 13. Damiano Caruso, Italy, BMC Racing, 1:31. 14. Jonathan Castroviejo, Spain, Sky, same time. 15. Jon Izagirre, Spain, Bahrain-Merida, 1:41. 16. Steven Kruijswijk, Netherlands, LottoNLJumbo, 1:45. 17. Wout Poels, Netherlands, Sky, 1:49. 18. Simon Geschke, Germany, Sunweb, 1:50. 19. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, same time. 20. Nils Politt, Germany, Katusha Alpecin, 1:52.Also23. Chad Haga, United States, Sunweb, 1:57. 29. Tejay Van Garderen, BMC Racing, 2:25. 119. Ian Boswell, United States, Katusha Alpecin, 6:15. 127. Lawson Craddock, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 6:42. 140. Taylor Phinney, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 7:43.Overall Standings (After 20 of 21 stages)1. Geraint Thomas, Britain, Sky, 80:30:37. 2. Tom Dumoulin, Netherlands, Sunweb, 1:51. 3. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky, 2:24. 4. Primoz Roglic, Slovenia, LottoNL-Jumbo, 3:22. 5. Steven Kruijswijk, Netherlands, LottoNLJumbo, 6:08. 6. Romain Bardet, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 6:57. 7. Mikel Landa, Spain, Movistar, 7:37. 8. Dan Martin, Ireland, UAE Team Emirates, 9:05. 9. Ilnur Zakarin, Russia, Katusha Alpecin, 12:37. 10. Nairo Quintana, Colombia, Movistar, 14:18. 11. Bob Jungels, Luxembourg, Quick-Step Floors, 16:32. 12. Jakob Fuglsang, Denmark, Astana, 19:16. 13. Pierre Latour, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 22:13. 14. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, 27:26. 15. Egan Bernal, Colombia, Team Sky, 27:52. 16. Tanel Kangert, Estonia, Astana, 34:28. 17. Warren Barguil, France, Fortuneo-Samsic, 37:06. 18. Domenico Pozzovivo, Italy, Bahrain-Merida, 39:08. 19. Rafal Majka, Polaned, Bora-Hansgrohe, 39:18. 20. Damiano Caruso, Italy, BMC Racing, 42:31.Also32. Tejay van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 1:22:35. 72. Chad Haga, United States, Sunweb, 2:39:40. 80. Ian Boswell, United States, Katusha Alpecin, 2:51:17. 134. Taylor Phinney, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 3:54:57. 145. Lawson Craddock, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 4:30:56.TOUR DE FRANCE STAGESJuly 7 „ Stage 1: Noirmoutier-en-lIle„ Fontenay-le-Comte, ” at (201km-124.9 miles) (Stage: Fernando Gaviria, Colombia; Yellow Jersey: Gaviria)July 8 „ Stage 2: Mouilleron-Saint-Germain„ La Roche-sur-Yon, ” at (182.5-113.4) (Peter Sagan, Slovakia; Sagan)July 9 „ Stage 3: Cholet„Cholet, team time trial (35.5-22.1) (BMC Racing; Greg Van Avermaet, Belgium)July 10 „ Stage 4: La Baule„Sarzeau, ” at (195-121.2) (Gaviria; Van Avermaet)July 11 „ Stage 5: Lorient„Quimper, hilly (204.5-127.1) (Sagan; Van Avermaet)July 12 „ Stage 6: Brest„Mur de Bretagne Guerledan, hilly (181-112.5) (Dan Martin, Ireland; Van Avermaet)July 13 „ Stage 7: Fougeres„Chartres, ” at (231-143.5) (Dylan Groenewegen, Netherlands; Van Avermaet)July 14 „ Stage 8: Dreux„Amiens Metropole, ” at (181-112.5) (Groenewegen; Van Avermaet)July 15 „ Stage 9: Arras Citadelle„Roubaix, hilly (156.5-97.2) (John Degenkolb, Germany; Van Avermaet)July 16 „ Rest Day: AnnecyJuly 17 „ Stage 10: Annecy„Le GrandBornand, high mountain (158.5-98.5) (Julian Alaphilippe, France; Van Avermaet)July 18 „ Stage 11: Albertville„La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo, high mountain (108.567.4) (Geraint Thomas, Britain; Thomas)July 19 „ Stage 12: Bourg-Saint-Maurice les Arcs„Alpe dHuez, high mountain (175.5109.1) (Thomas; Thomas)July 20 „ Stage 13: Bourg dOisans„Valence, ” at (169.5-105.3) (Sagan; Thomas)July 21 „ Stage 14: Saint-Paul-TroisChateaux„Mende, hilly (188-116.8) (Omar Fraile, Spain; Thomas)


Page 6 SP Sunday, July 29, 2018 / The SunAUTO RACING: NASCAR Say Goodbye to Erectile DysfunctionPaid Advertisement The #1 cause of Erectile Dysfunction is poor blood ow due to blocked or hardened blood vessels. Unlike pills, needles and c reams that DO NOT treat ED, only the symptoms, Acoustic Wave Therapy is a treatmentŽ that will OPEN existing blood vessels and STIMULATE the growth of new blood vessels, making it possible to achieve a full and rigid erection. At Southwest Florida Medical Group, we treat the root cause of Erectile Dysfunction with our proprietary FDA cleared Acoustic Wave Therapy. This type of treatment may provide long-term results and allow men to stop injecting or orally consuming chemicals to receive an erection. The Therapeutic Advances in Urology Journal concluded that Acoustic Wave Therapy aimed outside the body is a revolutionary treatment of ED.Ž The physicians and professional medical sta at Southwest Florida Medical Group will assist and manage your treatment protocol. As men age, the blood vessels that supply blood to the penis begin to breakdown or collapse. Natural or drug induced blood ow cannot enter into the penis,thus creating ED.Acoustic Wave Therapy opens exisiting blood vessels and stimulates growth of new blood vessels. As a result, our patients experience much stronger, rmer and more sustainable erections. NO SURGERY(239) 887-3602Southwest Florida Medical Group www.SWFLMedicalGroup.comIndividual results may vary. All rights reserved.adno=50539835Associated PressOAKVILLE, Ontario „ Top-ranked Dustin Johnson used a fast start and a late eagle to grab a share of the lead Saturday in the RBC Canadian Open. Johnson shot a 7-under 65 at Glen Abbey to match Kevin Tway, Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim at 17-under 199. I like the golf course, I feel like my games in really good form, Ive got a lot of confidence in it,Ž said Johnson, who tied for second at Glen Abbey in 2013 and 2016. Johnson birdied the first three holes and five of the first six, then rebounded from two back-nine bogeys with a birdie-birdie-eagle run. Hes seeking his third victory of the season and 19th on the tour. Im going to have to go out and play really well tomorrow,Ž Johnson said. Theres definitely low numbers out here. Theres a lot of guys right around the lead and somebodys going to go shoot low. Hopefully its me.Ž Tway, the secondround leader, had a 68. Hes trying to win his first PGA Tour title in the event where father Bob Tway won the last of his tour titles 15 years ago. I looked (at the leaderboard) a little bit. He started off really hot,Ž Tway said about Johnson. An shot 66, and Kim 67. Chasing the lead or holding the lead, it doesnt matter. Just play your game,Ž Kim said. Everybodys going to say the same thing. It doesnt matter.ŽLADIES SCOTTISH OPEN: Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang led the Ladies Scottish Open by one stroke after an increasingly tough scoring day in the third round. None of the top “ ve broke par 71, as the wind picked up in the afternoon and grew to a howling 35 mph (55 kph) at Gullane. Ariya and Yang carded 2-over rounds of 73 to be 8 under for the tournament. Ariya bogeyed four holes before the Thai eagled the par-5 16th from 40 yards. Im just really lucky,Ž Ariya said. I wanted to make birdie. When the wind started to blow, I said, Here is the Scottish Open, the real one. I had so much fun, I hit everywhere.Ž Yang, on her 29th birthday, birdied her last hole to join Ariya at the top after three bogeys on the back nine. Their closest challenger was Minjee Lee of Australia (71) at 7 under. SENIOR BRITISH OPEN: Miguel Angel Jimenez shot par 72 in blustery conditions to remain 9-under overall and two shots clear heading to the “ nal round of the Senior British Open. Tied for second were Tom Pernice (71) and Kirk Triplett (73) of the United States, defending champion Bernhard Langer (73) and Stephen Ames (74) of Canada. A dozen others, including 68-year-old Tom Watson, were within four strokes of the leader. Only 13 men broke par in the third round at St. Andrews in winds gusting up to 25 mph (40 kph). We started with some ” ow and then we had a lot of ebb,Ž Triplett said. Jimenezs four birdies neatly cancelled out his four dropped shots. He made the unlikeliest of birdies at the long 14th when his blind approach from thick rough somehow bounced and rolled its way to no more than a foot from the cup. EUROPEAN OPEN: Bryson DeChambeau shared a one-shot lead with Richard McEvoy heading to the “ nal round of the European Open. Both golfers seek their “ rst European Tour title. DeChambeau started the third round ahead by a shot. But McEvoy carded a 3-under 69 for the Englishman to lead the tournament at 12 under. DeChambeau had to birdie the last hole to tie him with a 70 at Green Eagle Golf Courses. Right behind them were Masters champion Patrick Reed (69), and Austrias Matthias Schwab (70). McEvoys momentum „ he went out in 32 „ was stalled by a three-hour delay for lightning in the area. GOLF ROUNDUPTop-ranked Dustin Johnson t ied for Canadian Open leadAP PHOTODustin Johnson of the United States hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during round three of the Canadian Open at the Glen Abbey Golf Club on Saturday in Oakville, Ontario. By DAN GELSTONAssociated PressLONG POND, Pa. „ Jimmie Johnson had been plucked from NASCARs farm system to drive for owner Rick Hendrick with a resume so ordinary the team wondered if it made the right call on the California kid. Until Johnson could join Hendrick Motorsports in late 2001, he plodded along for a second-tier team on the brink of closing and had flashed just the occasional spark of future stardom. His early 2001 results hardly seemed worthy of a teammate about to be paired with NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon. The real concern was, had we made a good decision?Ž Hendrick mainstay Ken Howes said. Howes, who has spent more than three decades at Hendrick Motorsports, had worked as a crew chief and was assigned to help the rookie driver with his learning curve at the elite Cup level. Johnson went out for a test session in one of Gordons Chevrolets and found the power in a car that suited his driving style and humbled the doubters in his camp. I came home and reported back and said, Guys, stop worrying. Its going to be OK,Ž Howes said. Just a few months later, Johnson was set for his Cup debut. Johnson made his first career Cup start on Oct. 7, 2001 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and on Sunday hell earn one more slice of NASCAR history when he becomes the 30th driver to make 600 career starts. Over the first 599 starts, he has blazed through a career that stamps him on the short list of all-time greats: Johnson has a record-tying seven championship, 83 wins, 35 poles, 224 topfive finishes and 348 top-10s.Johnson gears for another milestone with 600th startAP PHOTOJimmie Johnson climbs into his car prior to practice for Sundays Cup Series race, Saturday, in Long Pond, Pa. By JEROME PUGMIREAssociated PressBUDAPEST, Hungary „ Lewis Hamilton showed again hes untouchable in the rain, producing a brilliant last lap to take pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday. Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff could hardly believe it as he watched from the team motorhome, clutching his head in disbelief as Hamilton beat Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas time to secure a recordextending 77th pole position in Formula One. Hamilton put his exceptional performance in difficult track conditions down to an intuitive feel for the car. It is really difficult to arrive in a corner and know how much grip you are going to have,Ž Hamilton said. Youre just looking for a clean line and really tip-toeing around all the corners. Its a bit like doing ballet „ not that Ive done ballet „ but youre tiptoeing and feeling the movement of the car.Ž Just moments earlier, Mercedes rival Ferrari was 1-2 with Kimi Raikkonen ahead of Sebastian Vettel. The scenario changed in a matter of seconds, and Vettel will start fourth behind Raikkonen. Earlier, the third and final practice was held in warm and sunny conditions, but by the time qualifying started there was rain, thunder, and even some lightning.AUTO RACING: Hungarian GPHamilton masters rain to take pole positionAssociated PressGSTAAD, Switzerland „ Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain made it to the Swiss Open final on Saturday a month after a hip injury. The second-seeded Bautista Agut retired hurt in the Halle semifinals and missed Wimbledon. He came back in a challenger in Italy, reached the semis, and returned to the main tour this week in Gstaad. He overcame Laslo Djere of Serbia 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals and will play first-time ATP finalist Matteo Berretini of Italy on Sunday. Berretini beat Jurgen Zopp of Estonia 6-4, 7-6 (6) for his fourth straight-sets win of the week. Bautista Agut will be chasing his ninth ATP title, and third this year. He won in Auckland, and the biggest of his career in Dubai. Berretinis first semifinal was delayed for more than three hours by rain showers. He fended off the only two break points he faced from Zopp. Berretini is enjoying his best season, yet. He broke into the top 100 in May, reached the third round of the French Open, and upset Jack Sock at Wimbledon for a first top-20 win. At 22, hes the youngest Italian finalist on the ATP Tour in 15 years.TENNIS: Swiss OpenBautista Agut faces Berretini in Gstaad “ nalAssociated PressSARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. „ Tenfold overcame a distraction heading down the stretch and won the 55th running of the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday. Despite swinging far to the right while challenging for the lead, Tenfold recovered nicely and held off Flameaway by three-quarters of a length. Morning line favorite Vino Rosso finished third. Tenfold, ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr. and trained by Steve Asmussen, covered the 1 ‡ miles in 1:50.49 over a fast track and paid $5.50, $2.80 and $2.30. Flameaway returned $3.90 and $2.70, and Vino Rosso paid $2.10 to show. Reride was fourth and Sporting Chance last after swinging wide at the top of the stretch and pulling up. Despite its $600,000 purse, the Jim Dandy drew just five entrants for the second straight year. The Grade 2 race is a major prep for the $1.25 million Travers Stakes, a 1 mile race for 3-year-olds slated for Aug. 25.HORSE RACING: Jim Dandy StakesTenfold wins the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga


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