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Charlotte sun herald

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Title:
Charlotte sun herald
Uniform Title:
Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
Running title:
Sun herald
Place of Publication:
Charlotte Harbor, FL
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Sun Coast Media Group- Robert E. Lee - Publisher - Jim Gouvellis - Executive Editor
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Daily
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English

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Newspapers -- Charlotte Harbor (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Charlotte County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Charlotte -- Port Charlotte
Coordinates:
26.966141 x -82.068026

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Also issued on microfilm from Crest Technologies.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 103, no. 225 (Aug. 13, 1995)-
General Note:
"An edition of The Sun Herald."

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University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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36852667 ( OCLC )
sn 97027762 ( LCCN )
ocm36852667

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Sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : Charlotte ed.)

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By LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITERToday is the last day to cast your vote early in Charlotte County. As for Sarasota, early voting ended Saturday. Though 44.75 and 39.88 percent of registered voters in Charlotte and Sarasota counties, respectively, have already turned up to vote, citizens are still in full-swing to get their message across. While blue Gillum signs and red DeSantis signs were prominently displayed for passing cars, Mary Fulumlee was handing out pamphlets outside one of the early voting locations Saturday in Charlotte County, urging voters before they waited in line to vote yes on Amendment 13. If passed, it will phase out greyhound racing in Florida by 2020. Shes doing it for her rescued greyhounds she has at home, she said. Many waiting in line felt obligated to get their voices heard. I grew up in communism,Ž said Charlotte County resident Diana Jankovic, who immigrated from former country Yugoslavia at 16. Im paying it forward.Ž One location in particular, the MidCounty Library, had eager voters pouring outside waiting in line. Its good to see people doing their duty,Ž said Charlotte County resident Alexandra Galarza. America is our country and we have to take care of it,Ž said Democrat Charlotte County Commission candidate Joan Fischer. This is where it starts; locally.Ž Out of the 134,539 active registered voters in Charlotte County, 59,891 have cast their ballots as of Saturday afternoon. More than half of these have come from mail-in ballots. Voter turnout is higher than usual for a midterm election,Ž said Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections Paul Stamoulis. Voters are clearly motivated to vote, no matter what their political af“liation or beliefs. Elections are the most visible and effective means of our citizens expressing themselves about issues that concern them. This is democracy in action.Ž In the previous mid-term general election in 2014, Charlotte County had a 56.74 percent turnout rate. The 2016 presidential election saw a a 76.5 percent turnout. More than half of the Charlotte ballots cast this year have been from registered Republicans, with the remaining 29 percent from Democrats and 18.6 percent from voters with no party af“liation. I expect turnout to be 60 percent, at least,Ž said Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Tu rner. Voter turnout is currently at 39.88 percent, with 74,871 votes coming from mail-in ballots and 52,103 coming from early voting at DID YOU REMEMBER TOFall back? MAN ACCUSED OF POSING AS CUSTOMER BEFORE KILLING WOMEN IN YOGA STUDIO Gunman shot two women to death and wounded five other people before killing himself in Tallahassee, police say. See The News Wire Daylight Saving Time ends today. Vol. 126 | Issue No. 308 www.yoursun.com AMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY $3.00 AN EDITION OF THE SUNSunday, November 4, 2018High 86 Low 71Shower and t-stormPulitzer Prize winner2016 CHARLIE SAYSI voted!CALL US ATFIND US ONLINE CHARLOTTE SUN941-206-1000www.yoursun.comTHE SUNElection ............1-8OUR TOWNCalendar ..............5 Obituaries .........10 Police Beat ..........9 Viewpoint ...........6 Opinion ...............7NEWS WIREComics/Puzzles ....5-7 Nation .............3, 8 State ...................2 World ..................2SPORTSLocal Sports ........3 Sports on TV ........2 Weather ..............8INDEX SUNDAY EDITION $3.00 705252000753 By BETSY CALVERTSTAFF WRITERThe economy is still moving up in Charlotte County this year over last year. That includes ridership at the Punta Gorda Airport, sales tax dollars, unemployment improvements, home construction, home sales, and even tourism dollars in the midst of red tide. These numbers come from the November report of the Regional Economic Research Institute out of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. The only indicator that went down, aside from unemployment, was the median sale price of a single-family home. That dropped by $1,500 to $212,500 in September compared to September of 2017. I will not read anything into that,Ž said Director of FGCUs Regional Economic Research Institute Christopher Westley. You have to consider what the effects of rising interest rates are going to have on home sales,Ž he said. Its possible thats having an effect, or not.Ž Unemployment in Charlotte County dropped to 3.4 percent in September compared to 3.9 percent a year ago and 4.1 percent in August. The national rate was 3.7 percent in September.By ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITERAfter passing a city ordinance requiring extra protection against credit card skimmers at gas pumps, the Punta Gorda Police Department is hoping to be even more proactive with a new device called the Skim Reaper.Ž We are looking to ensure that when people come and do business in Punta Gorda, whether they live here or theyre visiting, they know their information is as safe as it can be in these times,Ž said PGPD spokesperson Lt. Dylan Renz. PGPD will be part of a pilot program to test the device which was created at the University of Florida by computer and information science and engineering professor Patrick Traynor. Card skimming is big business and a big problem,Ž said Traynor. Helping law enforcement, vendors, and stores of all types to be able to defend themselves and know if they have a problem quickly would really be a game changer.Ž Traynor started working on the project about three years ago, after having his own card information stolen more times than I can think of,Ž he said. As an expert in information security, I got frustrated because there seemed to be nothing I could do about it.Ž He began thinking hard about Skim Reaper can protect you at the pumpDevice designed to uncover credit card skimmers PHOTO PROVIDEDThe Skim Reaper was developed at the University of Florida by Professor Patrick Traynor.SKIM | 8Even red tide isnt stopping Charlottes economic growthGROWTH | 8 Almost half of us have already votedWith election Tuesday, turnout higher than usual SUN PHOTOS BY LIZ HARDAWAYThough the line at the Mid-County Regional Library stretched to the outside, voters said this crowd was better than the one they would encounter Tuesday. Diana Jankovic grew up in communism. Once she immigrated with her father to the U.S. at 16, she has voted in every election she can, she said. Mary Felumlee, left, and Janice Ippolito, right, were telling voters Saturday outside Mid County Regional Library before they joined the line about Amendment 13 and Democrat gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum. New Charlotte County resident Anyubel Beez voted early Saturday. I work Tuesday,Ž she said. Charlotte County resident Alexandra Galarza was brought to the polls by her boyfriend to beat the crowd.Ž She put the sticker on her phone. SPECIAL RACE RUNDOWNS INSIDECHARLOTTE COUNTY .....................pages 5-6 SARASOTA COUNTY .......page 3 JUDGES ..........................page 2 SUN RECOMMENDATIONS ...................Our Town pages 6-7COMING MONDAY: Amendment rundown, state elections and more Sun recommendations VOTED | 4 INSIDEThe latest local campaign finance reports released € See page 4

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Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 The SUN (USPS 743170) is published daily at Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2100. Periodicals postage paid at Punta Gorda, FL. Postmaster: Please send address changes to the SUN, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, Florida 33980-2100.SUBSCRIPTIONS Home Delivery Rates: Newspaper designated market: City ZoneCarrier home delivered 7 days. Rates as follows plus 7% Florida Sales Tax: Monthly Bank/ Credit Card ......................$40.50 3 Months .......................$121.50 6 Months .......................$243.00 1 Year ...........................$485.99Does not include Waterline and TV Times. Effective May 18, you can add the TV Times or Waterline for an additional monthly charge of $1.00 each. Above rates do not include sales tax.Subscribers residing in outlying areas may incur additional delivery charge. Mail subscription rates: Rates as follows (advance payment required): 7 Days 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $154.07 $276.35 $492.11 Sunday Only 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $71.89 $144.61 $243.54Above rates do not include sales tax.Single Copy rates Daily $1.50 Sunday $3.00 Unclaimed account balances under $10, inactive for 15 months, will be used to purchase newspapers for classroom use. Sun Newspapers CUSTOMER SERVICE POLICY Delivery should be expected prior to 6:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday. Redelivery hours: 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Customer Service hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday Friday; Saturday 7a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; and Sunday 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Call Customer Service for our current specials. To subscribe or to report any problems with your service, please call or visit your local office. Charlotte: 941-206-1300 23170 Harborview Road, Port Charlotte Englewood: 941-681-3000 120 W. Dearborn St., Englewood North Port: 941-429-3000 13487 Tamiami Trail, North Port DeSoto: 863-494-0300 or toll-free at 877-818-6204 108 S. Polk Avenue, Arcadia LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSBy ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITERSouthwest Floridians have the opportunity to retain or oust from of“ce four judges in the Second District Court of Appeal and one Florida Supreme Court justice this election. The Second District Court of Appeal hears cases from 14 counties, including Charlotte, Sarasota, DeSoto, Lee, Hendry, Glades, Collier, Manatee, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Hardee, Highlands and Polk. The courts main operations are in Tampa, with the clerk of court based in Lakeland. There are 16 judges on the court, and between 5,500 and 6,300 cases are “led annually. The Supervisor of Elections has handouts on the judges at its of“ce, but Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections Paul Stamoulis stated only county judges are quali“ed by local S upervisor of Elections of“ces. Since few voters have direct knowledge of appeals judges and Supreme Court justices, the Florida Bar conducts a poll prior to the election on whether its members approve the retention of the judges and justices or not. Lawyers are in a unique position to put in their educated opinions, given what we do and what we read and what we need to research is more information for the public to make their education decision,Ž said Florida Bar President Michelle Suskauer. She said while not all attorneys have “rsthand knowledge of the judges, all of them are reading their opinions and dissents for how they decide cases. Its important to be an educated voter, whether voting on an amendment, merit retention, or a judge up for election,Ž she said. These decisions are important. Unfortunately, the information out there is spotty or may be possibly confusing. I think the public looks to the Florida Bar, which is one of the largest mandatory bars in the country, as a source of information thats credible that they can rely on to help educate them as to what to do.Ž The judges up for retention are Chief Judge Edward C. LaRose, Judge Anthony K. Black, Judge Darryl C. Casanueva, and Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim. Chief Judge LaRose has served on the court since 2005, when he was appointed by then-Gov. Jeb Bush. He graduated from Cornell Law School in 1980, after which he started his legal career in Washington, D.C., practicing in the area of antitrust law. From 1983 until his appointment, he practiced commercial litigation, antitrust, and employment law at the “rm of Trenam Kemker Scharf Barkin Frye ONeill & Mullis in Tampa. The Florida Bar, which conducts a retention poll to guide voters, approved his retention by 90 percent of poll participants. Judge Anthony K. Black has served on the Second District court of Appeal since 2010 when he was appointed by then-Gov. Charlie Crist. Prior to his appointment, he was a circuit judge in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Tampa for eight years. Originally from Wheaton, Illinois, he graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1983 before going into private practice for nineteen years. He also served as a certi“ed mediator and represented several NFL football players as a Certi“ed National Football League Player Agent. The Florida Bar approved Blacks retention, also with a 90 percent vote. Judge Darryl C. Casanueva has served on the court since 1998, serving as chief judge from July 2009 to June 2011. A native Floridian, he received his J.D. from Loyola University School of Law in 1976. He began his career as an assistant state attorney in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit, then became a partner in the Port Charlotte law “rm of Olmsted, Schwarz, Kahle & Casanueva. From 1991 to 1998, he served as a circuit judge, working mainly in Punta Gorda. Casanueva was also approved by the Bar with a 90 percent vote. Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim has served on the court since 2016. She previously worked in the United States Attorneys Of“ce in the Middle District of Florida from 1995 to 2016. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1993 and is a Sarasota native. The Bar voted to retain Rothstein-Youakim with an 86 percent vote. For the Supreme Court, Justice Alan Lawson has served on the court since 2016. He previously served in the Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Ninth Judicial Circuit, where he was chief judge from 2015 to 2016. Originally from Lakeland, he received his J.D. from Florida State University in 1987. Lawson received an 87 percent vote to retain For the merit retention elections, a yes vote means a vote to keep the judge or justice on the court for another six-year term, while a noŽ vote is a vote to have the judge or justice removed from the court. There are no opponents, and the races are nonpartisan. New judges and justices are appointed by the governor from lists submitted by Judicial Nominating Commissions, which screen candidates and make recommendations based on their merits. Newly appointed judges go on the ballot for the “rst time two years after appointment. If they are retained at that time, they go on the ballot every six years after that. More information on merit retention is available on the Florida Bars website at https://www. ”oridabar.org/public/ faircts/votes010/.Email: aeasker@sun-herald.comFlorida Bar gives guidance on judicial retention races JUDGES CASANUEVALAROSE BLACKROTHSTEINYOUAKIM LAWSON please call 941.624.4441 to register. expert healthcare team and physicians throughout the day! 75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 adno=3625301-1

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS BY NORTH PORT SUN STAFFNORTH PORT „ Voters will cast their ballots to “ll two City Commission seats in North Port. All four candidates for the two seats have had a taste of city government: there is a former city employee, a current commissioner, a former board member and current board member. Despite being elected to a district seat, North Port residents can vote for each candidate regardless of where they live.DISTRICT 4Candidates: Pete Emrich and Kevin Rouse Covers: The Biscayne Drive and Tamiami Trail areas Currently “lled by: Vice Mayor Linda Yates, who is terming out of the spot This is Pete Emrichs second time running for commission. He competed against Jill Luke in a 2017 special election for an at-large seat. He is married to Sun Community News Editor Elaine Allen Emrich. He has two children and two grandchildren. He has lived in North Port for 27 years. Emrich was a former city employee for almost 20 years. After seeing how his work in city landscaping was able to help residents, he wanted to take that one step further. Ive always tried to help, tried to “x things and I want to try again,Ž he said at a candidate forum. This is where I live, where Im staying and I want to be a part of it just like you.Ž Emrichs main goals are tidying up the Uni“ed Land Development code, developing Warm Mineral Springs to host low-impact activity such as trails and ensuring citys funds are spent responsibly on the budget. Money needs to be spent on needs, not wants,Ž he said. Everyone has a grandiose idea on what they need and its often not true.Ž This is Rouses “rst time running for city commission. He currently sits on the Planning and Zoning Advisory board in the city. He is married with one child and has lived in North Port for 18 years. If elected, Rouse said he will have the residents at the forefront of his mind when making decisions. This government is very fortunate; were here for the people,Ž he said. As a commissioner my job is to listen to you guys. So I dont wait if I see something, I will go out to a persons home. Ive said my campaign will never end „ I want to spend time speaking with any of you.Ž Rouse has a slew of potential “xes that need to be made in the city. He also wants to clean up the Uni“ed Land Development Code and city charter, wants to push for future city planning, city sewer, a hospital, development in Warm Mineral Springs and promoting the Toledo Blade corridor. Our needs have to be taken care of “rst, which are these (Uni“ed Land Development and city charter) codes,Ž Rouse said. I am pro business, I am pro environment; we cant have a tug of war all the time. Infrastructure is a need ... and from there I will use the rest of the experience Ive gotten from my boards, from “rst responding. I will work with environmentalists and developers themselves, bring the experts to the table and let them “gure it out and both will thrive.ŽDISTRICT 5Candidates: Jill Luke and Peter Bartolotta Covers: The Jockey Club/West Villages area Currently “lled by: Jill Luke Jill Luke was elected in May 2017 in a special at-large election. She could serve until the end of the term, which is this month. Luke has lived in North Port since 2009. Before joining the commission, she was the manager for Patriot Storage in North Port. She believes she has worked on many important issues during her short time on the commission and will continue that trajectory. She broke a 2-2 tie vote on the Braves spring training stadium, pushed to resurface a splash pad for children, got angled parking along U.S. 41 and helped come to an alternative solution for the Spring Haven extension project. There were many other things as well,Ž Luke said at a candidate forum. It has been an honor serving you and when I ran (in 2017) I promised you I would do this again for 4 years. And I will commit myself to serving you for four years.Ž Some of her main issues include tidying up the Uni“ed Land Development code, ensuring there is another east-west corridor North Port candidates, issues on the ballot ROUSE EMRICH JILL LUKE BARTOLOTTA CITY CHARTER UP FOR VOTEFor more than a year, the North Port City Commission has worked with the Charter Review Advisory Board and interested residents on revising the city charter. Their attempts to reorganize the charter will be up for a vote on the November ballot. The question will read Shall the proposed 2018 City Charter as set forth in Ordinance No. 201828 be adopted to replace the current City Charter in its entirety?Ž The city charter acts as a constitution of sorts for the commissioners. It spells out many of the rules the city officials follow, including term limits, candidate qualification specifications and powers and limitations of commissioners. But some residents are concerned about the potential outcome. The Republican Party of Sarasota recently decided to vote noŽ against endorsing the city charter referendum. The membership votes, not the board,Ž vice chairman Jack Brill said. And the membership voted I think because they felt the current charter could be improved upon, without throwing out an entire charter and replacing it with a whole new one. That is my understanding.Ž Commissioners are worried the perceived negativity will impact the final vote. Its important for people to know what it is and what its not,Ž Vice Mayor Linda Yates said. This was a two-year process. The charter review board was very involved and we provided further organization. Theres not major substantive changes; several people said it was ambiguous so we clarified things in the charter.Ž SARASOTA COUNTYBALLOT | 8 adno=3624845-1

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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018FROM PAGE ONEselect polls. Democrats and Republicans have a voter turnout of 46.03 and 42.22 percent, respectively. Other registered voters or ones with no party af“liation have a 29.08 percent voter turnout. In the 2014 midterm general election, voter turnout in Sarasota County ended up being 58.93 percent, with almost half of those coming from the polls and a third coming from mail-in ballots. The 2016 presidential election saw a voter turnout of 77.32 percent. The general election is Nov. 6. Information for voting can be found on sarasotavotes.com and charlottevotes.com for Sarasota and Charlotte county residents respectively.Email: Lhardaway@sun-herald.comVOTEDFROM PAGE 1 Fischer brought both an Andrew Gillum sign and her own to campaign to voters. Thomas Poti sported his I voted earlyŽ sticker on his hoodie. After waiting 25 minutes, Sally and Gary Stone came out of the Mid-County Regional Library wearing their I voted earlyŽ stickers. School Board District 1 candidate Cara Reynolds with her family (from left to right) Brady, Brantley, Blake and her husband Josh. SUN PHOTOS BY LIZ HARDAWAYThough the line at the Mid-County Regional Library stretched to the outside, voters said this crowd was better than the one they would encounter Tuesday. By LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITERAfter about 3,500 contributions involving close to half a million dollars for local candidates, election season is coming to an end. Eight candidates running for slots in Charlotte County and Punta Gorda drew in a combined $203,458.49. Four candidates for Sarasota County Commission districts two and four raised $272,79.54. With election day Tuesday, the remaining Sarasota County, Charlotte County and Punta Gorda City Council candidates have more than $35,000 in unspent monetary contributions. The average contribution in Charlotte and Sarasota counties was $168.43 and $118.56, respectively. Charlotte County and Punta Gorda City Council candidates have raised $75,756.99 since the August primary „ $43,932 of which was in just the past three weeks. The Sun has compiled “nancial data for local campaigns available through the Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections website and the City of Punta Gorda website. Reports up to Nov. 1 were available for Charlotte County District 4 County Commissioner incumbent Stephen R. Deutsch, his competitor Joan Fischer; School Board District 1 candidate Cara Reynolds; Punta Gorda City Council District 2 incumbent Mayor Rachel Keesling and her competitor Debby Carey; Sarasota County District 2 Commission candidate Christian Ziegler; and Sarasota County District 4 Commission candidates Wesley Briggs and Alan Maio.Local candidates raise $476K for your voteLatest campaign finance reports show $35K unspent CONTRIBUTIONS SINCE PRIMARY FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY CANDIDATESCharlotte County Commission, District 4 Stephen R. Deutsch, REP 9/6/2018 $ 500.00 Bruce Laishley 9/10/2018 $ 5.00 Tom Garrity 9/10/2018 $ 5.00 Jeff Jozefiak 9/10/2018 $ 10.00 Amy Hagerty 9/10/2018 $ 10.00 John Hagerty 9/20/2018 $ 20.00 Stephen Carter 9/20/2018 $ 20.00 Rachel Keesling 9/20/2018 $ 10.00 Stephen Bennet 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 Daniel OLeary 9/20/2018 $ 200.00 Michael Poff 9/20/2018 $ 1.00 Margie Carrol 9/20/2018 $ 1.00 Alice Esposito 9/20/2018 $ 1.00 Susan Kinay 9/20/2018 $ 1.00 Ginni Mahan 9/20/2018 $ 5.00 Linda Bondeson 9/20/2018 $ 10.00 John Martin 9/20/2018 $ 20.00 Deborah Arnold 9/20/2018 $ 20.00 Cliff Cheeri 9/20/2018 $ 25.00 Nancy Wakefield 9/20/2018 $ 25.00 Lucy Linet 9/20/2018 $ 50.00 Arthur McGinnis 9/20/2018 $ 50.00 Clifford Brown 9/20/2018 $ 50.00 Jane Sturges 9/20/2018 $ 70.00 John Beasley 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 Albert Johnson 9/20/2018 $ 50.00 Barb Peszko 9/20/2018 $ 50.00 John Peszko 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 Nicholas Tedeschi 9/20/2018 $ 50.00 William Duffy 9/20/2018 $ 50.00 Edward Smith 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 John Watters 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 John Mashie 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 Kim Mashie 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 Michael Raymond 9/20/2018 $ 100.00 Sue LaPlante 9/20/2018 $ 250.00 Southwest Engineering 9/20/2018 $ 500.00 Murdock Fund 9/20/2018 $ 500.00 Restlawn Memorial Park 9/20/2018 $ 1,000.00 FireFighters and Paramedics 9/24/2018 $ 300.00 Peace River Cardiovascular Cen 9/24/2018 $ 100.00 Darol Carr 9/28/2018 $ 100.00 Kevin Graham 9/28/2018 $ 3.00 Edwin Tarde 9/28/2018 $ 3.00 Mable Yarde 9/28/2018 $ 420.00 Laishley Crab House 10/3/2018 $ 100.00 Harvey Goldstein 10/3/2018 $ 500.00 Florida Fire-PAC 10/3/2018 $ 1,000.00 Committee Realtors Political Advocacy 10/3/2018 $ 500.00 Local Home Builders PAC 10/3/2018 $ 2,500.00 Executive Committee Charlotte County Republican 10/11/2018 $ 10.00 Rick Ory 10/11/2018 $ 20.00 Joe Correll 10/11/2018 $ 100.00 Roland Baer 10/11/2018 $ 100.00 Samuel Besase 10/11/2018 $ 200.00 Scott Schermerhorn 10/11/2018 $ 50.00 Douglas Curtis 10/11/2018 $ 25.00 Earle Bretz 10/11/2018 $ 50.00 Ross Witschonke 10/11/2018 $ 1,000.00 George Speer 10/11/2018 $ 1,000.00 Sydney Kitson 10/11/2018 $ 1,000.00 78 Political Committee 10/11/2018 $ 452.00 Douglas Curtis 10/11/2018 $ 452.00 Ray Cocroan 10/11/2018 $ 452.00 Weldon Rogers 10/19/2018 $ 50.00 Ramanand Sugrina 10/19/2018 $ 50.00 Beth Deutsch 10/19/2018 $ 25.00 Scott Prosuch 10/19/2018 $ 25.00 Mary Monte 10/19/2018 $ 150.00 Salvatore Castronovo 10/19/2018 $ 100.00 Bill Schafer 10/19/2018 $ 1,000.00 Mike Grant 10/19/2018 $ 100.00 Clint Baker 10/19/2018 $ 500.00 James Herston 10/19/2018 $ 100.00 David Davenport 10/19/2018 $ 50.00 Michael Raymond 10/19/2018 $ 50.00 Dennis Shannon 10/19/2018 $ 20.00 Clifford Jack 10/19/2018 $ 1,000.00 Executive Committee Charlotte County Republican 10/19/2018 $ 100.00 David Klein 10/19/2018 $ 250.00 Scott Shively 10/19/2018 $ 25.00 Clifford Brown 10/19/2018 $ 50.00 Douglas Tucker 10/19/2018 $ 500.00 David Dignam 10/19/2018 $ 25.00 Kimberly Eiss 10/19/2018 $ 878.00 Sandhill Gardens 10/23/2018 $ 1.00 Robert Conetta 10/23/2018 $ 1.00 Delonise Ray 10/23/2018 $ 25.00 Marlene Pijanowski 10/23/2018 $ 400.00 Deborah G Arnold 10/30/2018 $ 200.00 Mary Presley 10/29/2018 $ 267.80 Balloon Excitement 11/1/2018 $ 500.00 Orlando Professional FF Local 1365 11/1/2018 $ 500.00 SW FL Professional FF & Paramedics IAFF Local 1826 Joan Fischer, DEM 8/31/2018 $ 10.00 David Finster 8/31/2018 $ 20.00 Robert Moran 8/31/2018 $ 99.00 Hubert Daniely 9/7/2018 $ 20.00 Eliane Lubinar 9/7/2018 $ 25.00 Judy Schnabel 9/7/2018 $ 50.00 James Williams 9/7/2018 $ 20.00 Linda Wiegland 9/22/2018 $ 99.99 Hubert Daniely 9/22/2018 $ 10.00 David A Dryer 9/22/2018 $ 25.00 Joan Rivard 9/22/2018 $ 100.00 Robert Moran 9/22/2018 $ 100.00 Lucy Garner 9/22/2018 $ 100.00 Paul Anarumo 9/22/2018 $ 100.00 Beverly Anarumo 9/22/2018 $ 20.00 Joan Pryce 9/22/2018 $ 50.00 Stan Morris 9/22/2018 $ 150.00 Christian R Verbrugge 9/22/2018 $ 50.00 James A Ellsworth 9/25/2018 $ 50.00 John Vacha 9/25/2018 $ 50.00 Sheila Mitkish 9/26/2018 $ 100.00 Stanley E Hutt 9/26/2018 $ 200.00 Beverly Gissendanner 10/2/2018 $ 20.00 Linda DeMeritt 10/2/2018 $ 100.00 Sheila Mitkish 10/4/2018 $ 100.00 ELIZABETH COLE 10/4/2018 $ 50.00 ANN A DIXON 10/4/2018 $ 15.00 MARY ELLEN TAYLOR 10/9/2018 $ 25.00 Carol R Guckenheimer 10/10/2018 $ 100.00 Paul Anarumo 10/10/2018 $ 50.00 Nancy A Turner 10/10/2018 $ 250.00 CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEM CLUB 10/15/2018 $ 50.00 SUSAN KOVACS 10/17/2018 $ 50.00 PATRICIA L SHREVE 10/17/2018 $ 25.00 LELIA MORGAN 10/17/2018 $ 45.00 Margo Hylton 10/17/2018 $ 8.00 FACEBOOK 10/24/2018 $ 100.00 MARY CHALIFOUR 10/24/2018 $ 20.00 MARVIN COVEY 10/24/2018 $ 1,000.00 CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEM EXEC COMM. Charlotte County School Board, District 1 Cathy Janiak, NP 09/04/2018 $ 200.00 Judy Onofri 10/09/2018 $ 1,500.00 Cathy Janiak 10/13/2018 $ 50.00 Mary Jo Knarzer 10/17/2018 $ 600.00 Cathy Janiak 10/19/2018 $ 40.00 Cathy Pickett Cara Reynolds, NP 09/01/2018 $ 25.00 Diane Moser 09/01/2018 $ 50.00 Jaclyn Cushman 09/01/2018 $ 20.00 Nicole Mott 09/01/2018 $ 25.00 Kayle Powers 09/01/2018 $ 250.00 Brittney Williamson 09/07/2018 $ 100.00 Kelly Herrington 09/17/2018 $ 1,000.00 Chris Hill 09/18/2018 $ 75.00 Sarah Desrosiers 09/18/2018 $ 75.00 Leslie OHara 09/18/2018 $ 5.00 Jesse Ziegelbauer 09/18/2018 $ 25.00 Robert McMillan 09/18/2018 $ 10.00 Denise Slowinski 09/18/2018 $ 25.00 Rebecca Greenwood 09/18/2018 $ 50.00 Phoebe Menzer 09/18/2018 $ 34.00 Jennifer Carrico 09/18/2018 $ 25.00 Christine Burkhart 09/24/2018 $ 1,000.00 Renee Bush 09/24/2018 $ 1,000.00 Debra Reynolds 09/24/2018 $ 1,000.00 Robert Reynolds 09/24/2018 $ 500.00 Florida Education Association 10/02/2018 $ 150.00 Stout Heather 10/04/2018 $ 25.00 Amanda Willis 10/09/2018 $ 1,000.00 Steven R Anthony 10/09/2018 $ 1,000.00 Traci M Anthony 10/09/2018 $ 500.00 Michael Grant 10/09/2018 $ 50.00 Ann M Dixon 10/09/2018 $ 500.00 William Truex 10/09/2018 $ 150.00 Richard J Schmith 10/09/2018 $ 100.00 Eric J Fogo 10/09/2018 $ 100.00 Karen A Current 10/09/2018 $ 100.00 Custom Mortgage Corporation 10/09/2018 $ 500.00 Local Home Builders PAC 10/09/2018 $ 1,000.00 Realtors Political Advocacy Co 10/09/2018 $ 250.00 David Kraemer 10/09/2018 $ 100.00 Rebecca Lynn Pogue 10/09/2018 $ 150.00 Stephanie Gunselman 10/09/2018 $ 100.00 David Wampler 10/09/2018 $ 250.00 Katherine Nash 10/12/2018 $ 210.00 Keith Farlow 10/12/2018 $ 210.00 David Dignam 10/12/2018 $ 210.00 Doug Curtis 10/29/2018 $ 200.00 Bobby D. Bevis 10/29/2018 $ 1,000.00 Christopher Grant Team LLC 10/29/2018 $ 12,000.00 Cara M Reynolds Charlotte County Airport Authority, District 4 Kathleen Coppola, REP 10/12/2018 $ 50.00 Kathy Riposta Joe Makray, NP None. „ Source: Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections KEYNPNon-Partisan REPRepublican DEMDemocrat CONTRIBUTIONS TO STEUBEFlorida: $332,180.46 Total: $782,124.69 42.47 percent of contributions come from Floridians. „ Source: FEC CONTRIBUTIONS TO PRICETotal: 57,091.95 Florida Residents: $49,833.95 87.29 percent of contributions came from Floridians. „ Source: FEC CONTRIBUTIONS TO ALBRITTONFlorida: $262,334.97 Total: $294,134.97 89.19 percent of contributions came from Floridians. „ Source: FEC FINANCE | 8 2 0 1 8 1 1 0 4 o t e n c 0 4 p d f 1 0 3 N o v 1 8 2 2 : 3 9 : 0 8

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSU.S. House of Representatives District 17The race to “ll Tom Rooneys U.S. House of Representatives District 17 seat recently took a tragic turn. After Democratic candidate April Freeman died unexpectedly in September, Democrats selected Highlands County resident Allen Ellison as her replacement against Republican State Sen. Greg Steube (R-Sarasota). Freemans name will still appear on the ballot, but her votes will count for Ellison. In one regard its an opportunity, and in another its a tragedy,Ž Ellison said. I try to be mindful that a family lost their mother.Ž Its obviously not a typical scenario,Ž Steube said. My heart goes out to her family. It just makes things challenging for both sides, her name remains on the ballot so its not like you can do the normal things you do in a campaign. Its just an unusual set of circumstances that makes the race challenging.Ž Ellison was critical of Steubes Trump-centric policy. (Steube) talked a great deal about going to Congress to represent the Trump agenda,Ž he said. I feel like the “rst thing you have to understand as a representative is you are representing the people of your district, the people of this country. You should never go into Congress with the sole aim to represent the President. It goes outside the constitutional and moral obligation of your position.Ž This district voted for Trump by 27 points,Ž Steube said. I dont see a change in support for him when I talk to people.Ž What are these candidates focusing on, if they make it to the Capitol? What Ive experienced talking to businesses and employers,Ž Steube said, are the problems with illegal immigration. Your employer is trying to get a workforce that is here legally so they can go through the process to get a good labor force and good employees. So, I think thats one of the biggest issues facing our nation and certainly in our district.Ž Ellison is focusing on the needs of the district as a whole. One of the reasons people havent gotten what they want from their representatives was because (the representative) didnt know what the issues are,Ž Ellison said. I want to make a difference in things that have been overlooked for so long.Ž One issue he mentioned was helping the disabled community, which makes up over 180,000 people in District 17. It affects people across the board, its a non-partisan issue. Its our job as representatives to represent our constituents in a way that helps them.Ž We spent an incredible amount of resources getting our message out in the primary,Ž Steube said. Ive been in the State legislator process for the last eight years. I have a ton of experience compared to the newly appointed nominee.ŽCharlotte County Commission, District 4A sitting Charlotte County commissioner will face Democratic opposition for the “rst time in 10 years. Two-term incumbent and Republican Stephen R. Deutsch will face Democrat Joan V. Fischer to decide the District 4 seat. Both candidates were New Yorkers. Deutsch spent much of his career in Rhode Island, where he was elected to both houses of the state legislature. His professional background includes urban planning, and he served as the executive director of a housing authority in Rhode Island. Fischer is a registered nurse. She retired from county government where she was assistant director of vocational education. In New York, she was director of state and federal programs for the New York Department of Labor. She has served on many volunteer boards, including at county libraries and as director of the county Democratic Party. The main point of contention between the two has been Fischers accusation of a lack of openness in Charlotte Countys commission and government. Deutsch has expressed incredulity at this accusation, pointing to the extent of government records and decision making made available to the public. Ive said to her many times, show me one instance,Ž he said. Fischer, who is a regular at commission meetings and hearings, said she believes many decisions are already made in county government before the information is made public. Youre not being told about things until its ready to be rubber stamped,Ž she said recently. In other ways, the candidates have similar inclinations, such as supporting the expansion of real estate development in the county, following the doldrums of the 2008 recession. Both candidates support the gradual increase of impact fees imposed on developers, which would in theory generate income for infrastructure and schools. Both candidates share the view of the entire commission, that the county should allow developers to come up with ideas. But with large developments, Fischer is less generous. She has said the county is giving away too many decisions in the planned Sunseeker Resort project in Charlotte Harbor. She opposes the size of the project, which maxes out at nine condominium towers on 22 acres. It seems that Allegiant and Sunseeker hold all the cards,Ž she said, adding that it is they who are telling the commissioners what to do, not the other way around. Deutsch says the commission has not given away anything to Sunseeker without getting something in return, such as the promise of a 2,150-foot public Harbor Walk. Deutsch has campaigned on the accomplishments of the commission during his eight-year tenure, as well as the boards ability to work together rather than engage in public displays of antagonism. He sees himself as a facilitator of agreement. Accomplishments, he said, include the countys rising property values and appeal as a site for commercial and residential developments. Things are going well. We havent raised taxes. Weve improved infrastructure,Ž he said.Charlotte County School BoardCara Reynolds and Cathy Janiak will go head to head in a battle of teachers in the Tuesday General Election. Both Reynolds and Janiak have extensive experience working in Charlotte County Public Schools and believe they can bring a teachers perspective to the board. Finding a school board member is a complicated puzzle,Ž said Reynolds, a teacher of seven years before moving on to co-own a local business. You need someone who knows our schools but understands the technical side of running a massive organization like CCPS. As a mother, educator and small business owner, I have the pieces of the puzzle to implement positive change in our school system,Ž Janiak said: Im not a politician, Im an educator. Im the person who understands the school system, the teachers. I understand whats happening in the schools right now. I think I have the most in-depth knowledge.Ž And in the race for school board, a few topics have risen as major focuses of both candidates, including mental health and safety, board transparency and teacher pay. We all know teachers salaries arent great,Ž Janiak said. She believes an increase in pay will not only keep teachers from leaving for neighboring districts but will result in an overall better quality of education. Its our future thats at stake, were talking about our children, all the children in Charlotte County.Ž Reynolds holds a similar stance, noting that an increase in the CCPS budget would allow the district to attract and retain good teachers, ultimately providing better services to students. To do so, both are in support of the tax referendum, which will also appear on the Nov. 6 ballot, and if passed could bring in an estimated $17 million for the district annually.Election 2018: A heavy helping of Charlotte races on the ballot REYNOLDS JANIAK ELLISON STEUBE DEUTSCH FISCHER AMIRA FOX FACES WRITEIN CHALLENGERAlthough Amira Fox won the Republican primary for State Attorney in the 20th Judicial Circuit and faces no Democratic opponent, her name will still appear on the ballot for the general election in November. Currently serving as the Chief Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Circuit, Fox faces write-in candidate Joseph Hoffman, a Fort Myers attorney. Hoffman has raised no money and does not immediately appear to be campaigning. Attempts to reach Hoffman for comment were unsuccessful. While Fox is still on the ballot, she said she will continue to connect with voters, talking with them about what is important to them and explaining her platform, which remains the same as it was during the primary. My biggest priority for the State Attorneys Office remains the safety of our community,Ž Fox said. I will continue work with law enforcement to maintain our low crime rate and vigorously prosecute dangerous offenders. I also will be focusing on tackling drug addiction and mental health issues through the use of specialty courts and will always look for new and innovative ways to tackle crime.Ž CHARLOTTE COUNTY CHARLOTTE | 6 AMIRA FOX 3440 Conway Blvd. #2A (Behind Post Office) € Port CharlotteDR. SUSAN R. 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Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSIn light of the tragedies of last school year, including the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Janiak and Reynolds also assert that schools must take a preventative stance and focus more on mental health and student security. Janiak, who was also a counselor during her time with CCPS, commends the district for adding mental health professionals at the high school level but notes that it is not enough. Ive done risk assessments on students as young as kindergarten. We need counselors and psychologists in our elementary and middle schools, as well,Ž she said. Reynolds agrees that, when it comes to childrens safety, more resources need to be provided to all age groups. One of her initiatives is to provide better mental health training to all members of the staff to ensure they can recognize and solve a problem before it is too late,Ž according to her website.Charlotte School ReferendumFor months, the Charlotte County school district has had one focus: the school tax referendum. Last year, the Charlotte County School Board began devising a way to combat low state funding and took note from nearby Sarasota, which instituted a voterapproved tax in 2002. The referendum is a proposed 1 mill tax for landowners, which equates to $1 for every $1,000 of property value. This means the owner of a home valued at $80,000, after homestead exemption, would pay about $80 more every year. Currently, the referendum is set to last four years, meaning it could not appear on a ballot again until November 2022. According to Vote Yes! for Success, a campaign in favor of the tax, the district will divide the money into four categories: competitive compensation, increased instructional time, STEM and art programs, and special projects/reserve. The minimal increase in taxes weighed against all the bene“ts this will bring to Charlotte Countys schools and students is nothing,Ž said School Board Chairman Ian Vincent. The board has estimated the tax will bring in an extra $17 million every year, helping the district stay competitive with neighboring districts like Sarasota and Lee. About $7 million will go to boost the pay of teachers and staff. Sarasota teachers average $42,000, Lee averages $40,000, and DeSoto, $38,500, while Charlotte instructors average $38,233, according to Vote Yes! for Success. Likewise, food service workers average only $9 per hour compared to $9.28, $9.90 and $10.65 in Sarasota, DeSoto and Lee, respectively. Were losing good people to Sarasota and even Lee,Ž said Sue Sifrit, chair of Vote Yes! for Success. Just this year, Charlotte County Public Schools had to “ll nearly 100 teacher positions after a mass exodus, many transferring to higherpaying districts. The second highest amount, $5 million, will be spent on increased instructional time. More time in class, the district hopes, will further add to the quality of students education. In Sarasota, students receive an extra half-hour each day. Theyve been an A district since the Florida Department of Education began grading schools in 2004. Another $3 million will go toward programs designed to not only engage students but prepare them for post-education life, as well. This includes workforce training, tutoring programs, art, music, athletics and much more. The remaining funds, about $2 million, will be put in reserves. Currently, the referendum is backed by large local organizations including the Charlotte County, Punta Gorda and Englewood Chambers of Commerce, the Charlotte County League of Women Voters and the Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association.Charlotte County Airport AuthorityAirport Authority District 4 commissioner Kathleen Coppola wants to serve one last term, but “rst she has to make it past nonpartisan candidate Joe Makray. For the primary, Coppola faced off with fellow Republican Stan Smith. The results were close, with Coppola proving victorious with more than 700 votes, winning by 4 percent. Now Coppolas name will face Smiths friend, Makray, on the Nov. 6 ballot. And, like Smith, Makray is hoping to bring an aviation-centric perspective to the board. Im a simple guy, I have common sense. Id just try to do a good job,Ž Makray told the Sun during an interview at the airport aviation hangar where he keeps his Piper PA-28 Cherokee. He reminisced on his days farming beef cattle in Pennsylvania, his two years in the army, some in Vietnam, and then how his life took a turn toward farming, construction and welding. Id bring aviation experience.Ž Though he doesnt have airport experience speci“cally, Makray has a private ”yers license and 30 years of construction experience. Since PGD is pursuing a multitude of construction projects in its Master Plan, Makray said his experience would come in handy. Coppola cites her 27 years of experience on the board as her advantage. (PGD) represents the community as something thats honest and growing, and now giving back in the form of economic development,Ž Coppola said. She attributed this success to a collaboration of grant writers, an ef“cient CEO and fellow board members. Regarding her experience, Makray questioned Coppolas ability to bring new ideas to the table, since she has been serving on the board since 1991. After a while, your ideas get stale and you just become a bobble head. Whatever happens, she wags her head around, yeah, Ill vote for that,Ž said Makray, who moved to Charlotte County in 2014. Since being sworn in in 1991, Coppola has seen the Punta Gorda Airport grow from pen-and-paper bookkeeping to seeing more than a million passengers “lter in and out of the terminal annually. With the airports rapid growth, she sees ample opportunity for new ideas. Coppola said her time in the community is a plus. Since moving here in 1977, I know the community,Ž Coppola said. I raised my kids here, Ive been involved. I love the airport.ŽPunta Gorda City CouncilFor the “rst time in her political career, Mayor Rachel Keesling will have an opponent: Punta Gorda Isles resident and former PGI Civic Association president Debby Carey. The nonpartisan race is for the City Council District 2 seat. The winner wont necessarily be mayor, however, because in Punta Gorda mayors are chosen by the council. Keesling, now in her eighth year on the council, wants to continue her work with the city. I feel like Im totally invested in this community, and I want to make it the best it could possibly be,Ž said Keesling. Since moving here in 2012, Carey has served in multiple voluntary positions, most notably on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, some years as secretary and most recently as president. I have a lot of people in communication (with me) that express discontent with the way things are going,Ž said Carey. The voice of the citizens is not always represented by a majority of our City Council.Ž Carey is also secretary of the Punta Gorda Historic Mural Society and has recently been appointed to the board of the Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Heartland. She also serves on the Police Chiefs Advisory Board and is a graduate of the Punta Gorda Citizens Academy, a course of classes designed to provide insight into city government. Carey believes it is time for a new perspective in the city and for its future, which she believes she can provide. I have fresh ideas,Ž said Carey. Ive been out listening to people as president of the civic association. I think that communication is lacking. We dont feel like we are being heard. The votes of some council members dont represent the community. Its very frustrating.Ž For Keesling, the most important reason to stay on the council is the budget. Its going to be a really tough budget ... a tough problem to solve ... because weve got a lot of expenses and revenues.Ž When asked how long Keesling thought the city could keep up maintaining the same millage rate, she said, We do have a substantial carryover this year, but we are inching it up a half a percent every year.Ž Carey questions the current councils spending habits. I dont believe that this council has been “scally responsible,Ž said Carey. I sit through council meetings and I am absolutely shocked at the things that get approved.ŽState Senator, District 26When it comes to campaign fundraising, political newcomer Catherine Price, D-Lake Wales, is “ghting an uphill battle against Florida Rep. Ben Albritton (R-Wauchula). They are both campaigning for the open District 26 State Senate seat. The seat opened up when current Sen. Denise Grimsley, R-Lake Placid, made an unsuccessful run in the Republican primary for state commissioner of agriculture. Albritton, a Heartland native, has raised just over $248,000 for his campaign, whereas Price has only raised $41,685, according to the most recent reports from Floridas Division of Elections. Price, originally of Tennessee, is no stranger to the district; she has lived in Lake Wales for 31 years. But campaigns arent won merely on fundraising. Both candidates believe winning the district relies heavily on being in touch with the people of District 26, which encompasses parts of Polk, Charlotte and Lee counties, as well as all of Hardee, DeSoto, Highlands, Glades and Okeechobee counties. Health care availability for lower income and middle-class families is a major focus for Price. When you go out right now into the community,Ž said Price, youre seeing middle-income families that are struggling to access health care services because of the high deductibles and co-pays particularly with these high-deductible insurance plans. Many of the small business owners have no insurance. When they go in the hospital or have a health care crisis, they go broke.Ž Albritton said health care is an issue in the state but that it should be made available through free marketplace principlesŽ rather than raising taxes.Ž There are two common sense ways to help with that,Ž wrote Albritton in an email to the Sun. One, “nd ways to lower the costs of health care by “ghting to interject more free market forces into healthcare delivery, and two, help with training/education to deliver more valuable skills to our workers so that they can earn more in the marketplace and pay for healthcare themselves.Ž „ Compiled by Dan Sutphin, Anne Easker, Liz Hardaway, Kayla Gleason and Betsy Calvert.CHARLOTTEFROM PAGE 5 PRICE ALBRITTON KEESLING CAREY COPPOLA MAKRAY Advertisement Advertisement DOES YOUR BUSINESS QUALIFY? 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See us FIRST for the best price.Ž Westchester should be your premier destination, specializing in preloved Rolex watches, new and estate jewelry pieces, oriental rugs, unusual gifts, paintings, rare collectibles, and more. Their selection is amazing and this business is a community staple. Steve is well known for his generosity in giving back to the local community. You can call for home or bank appointments or just stop by our store located in Baers Plaza. Our phone number is 941-625-0666 and our website is www.westchestergold. com.To browse jewelry online, visit Westchester Gold and Diamonds website: http://westchestergold.com/. Whether youre in the market for a unique adornment or an interesting antique, Westchester Gold and Diamond might be the place for you! Steve Duke Westchester Gold & Diamonds, 4200-F Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, call 941-625-0666

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Page 8 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 FROM PAGE ONEthe problem, speaking with retailers and law enforcement to learn the ins and outs of skimmers. He partnered with the New York City Police Department Economic Crimes Task Force and did a ride-along in New York City to test out the “rst prototype. Traynor said the way skimmers work is by adding additional read headsŽ to a card reader. The Skim Reaper is able to count the number of read heads in a machine and alert the user if theres more than one. For Punta Gorda, Lt. Renz said theres a concern that since the city ordinance limits the ability of crooks to install internal skimmers in gas pumps they might start using more external skimmers. The Skim Reaper, he said, would prevent that. It would allow us to periodically check any kind of place where credit card transactions are done,Ž said Lt. Renz. It would work on gas pumps, ATMs, card readers in retail shops. It can detect whether the card is being read twice, which would indicate that there is an external skimmer attached to the machine.Ž Traynor said its dif“cult to estimate any numbers of how often skimmers are actually used, because so few are ever found. Ive spoken to multiple sources from law enforcement throughout the state, and the estimate is we catch probably just 5 percent of the skimmers that are out there,Ž he said. We hope the Skim Reaper helps catch those devices but also makes it more dif“cult for folks making skimmers These devices cost money to make, and if they are quickly and regularly being lost because theyre being detected, that makes it harder to turn a pro“t.Ž For the pilot program, Traynor said theres been interest from more than 100 different law enforcement agencies, retailers, gas station owners, and banks. The participants will report back any issues with the initial design before a bigger launch next spring. Eventually, he said managers at retail stores could walk around and check all points of sale a couple times a shift. The g oal of building this tool is to make it so easy that anyone inside the company can do it,Ž Traynor said.Email: aeasker@sun-herald.comSKIMFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOThe Skim Reaper is used by an NYPD detective to test an ATM machine for any skimming devices.Tourist tax money, which comes from the hotel bed tax, managed to go up by 8 percent in August compared to last year in Charlotte County „ despite red tide. That was in sharp contrast to Collier and Lee counties. Lee County dropped 18 percent from last year while Collier County dropped 2 percent. I was in Charlotte County when the red tide was really bad in Lee,Ž Westley said. It was not an issue in Charlotte.Ž Westley is a fan of Charlotte County, saying he likes its room for growth and lower prices. The only cloud is the same one that always hangs over Florida. It is heavily dependent on tourism. This relatively limited range of jobs makes it vulnerable to boom and bust, the report states. Southwest Floridas industry diversity is less than Florida overall, making it more vulnerable, Westley said. Florida is below average in the nation for industry diversi“cation. We overheat at this stage of the expansion,Ž Westley said of Florida. The question is, how much longer can it last.Ž Continuing the good news, airport use in Punta Gorda increased 26 percent in August over last year. It declined from the prior month, but that is typical every year. Sales tax dollars were up everywhere. Charlotte taxable sales rose to $266 million in August, up 9 percent over last year. These are revenues the county can tap into for capital improvements. Single family home permits keep rising. Charlotte issued 177 in September, which is 99 more than September 2017. Westley believes that a wider range of jobs will come to Charlotte as the population increases, which it is projected to do.Email:ecalvert@sun-herald.comGROWTHFROM PAGE 1besides Price Boulevard and focusing on infrastructure which will help future businesses coming to North Port. She hopes more businesses will come along U.S. 41, to grab motorists and travelers and use those tax funds for the city. Peter Bartolotta is running for the commission for the “rst time. He previously served on the North Port economic development advisory board. He also founded Vision North Port in 2006 and the North Port Economic Development operation. He has lived in North Port for 25 years. Bartolotta has a slew of ideas, focusing on six main sectors: Warm Mineral Springs, ecotourism, job creation, centers of excellence,Ž an entertainment hub and healthcare facilities. His opinion on healthcare may prove controversial: while many of North Port residents are “ghting to bring a hospital to the city, Bartolotta wants to make sure that is the best path to take for health care services in the city. I dont want us to build a hospital that will be obsolete in three years, I want to build a hospital of the future,Ž he said. Im advocating for a hospital as it “ts into quality health care, not a standalone hospital right now.Ž During an editorial board meeting with the Sun, he continually brought up his business experience, saying it contributed to an overall mindset of simplifying and moving forward.Email: lcoey@sun-herald.com BALLOTFROM PAGE 3 Ive spoken to multiple sources from law enforcement throughout the state, and the estimate is we catch probably just 5 percent of the skimmers that are out there.Ž „ PGPD Lt. Dylan Renz Reports for School Board District 1 candidate Cathy Janiak, Charlotte County Airport Authority District 4 incumbent Kathleen Coppola, her competitor Joe Makray and Sarasota County District 2 Commissioner candidate Ruta Jouniari go up to Oct. 19. Raising and spending more that other local candidates, Republican Sarasota County Commission candidate Maio raised $123,818, and spent most of that with just $298 remaining. School Board candidate Reynolds was a candidate in Charlotte County who raised and spent the most. With $71,629 in contributions, her expenditures leave her with a balance of $6,047.59 to spend on last-minute campaigning. Meanwhile, her opponent, Janiak, has raised $6,105 and now has a balance of $419.72 left for these next two days of campaigning. Another candidate with a sizable campaign wallet is Charlotte County Commission candidate Deutsch, who raised $57,946 from 439 contributions. After expenditures, Deutsch has $2,124.57 remaining. His opponent, Fischer, meanwhile, raised $14,769.99 from 120 contributions, leaving her with $5,241.80. Punta Gorda City Council candidate Keesling has raised more than 65 percent of her contributions since the primary ended. Collecting a total of $29,687 since announcing her candidacy, she is left with $11,439.48. Thirty-five percent of her contributions came from businesses. Keeslings opponent, Carey, however, raised $15,102 from 174 c ontributions, leaving her with $3,112.27. Almost 10 percent of her contributions came from businesses. Coppola and Makray have made little traction on the money front. Coppola has raised $50 since the primary and will be left with $6,689.92. Makray raised $25 and spent it for his qualifying fee. The general election is Tuesday. Early voting ends today in Charlotte County, and it ended Saturday in Sarasota County.Email: Lhardaway@sun-herald.comFINANCEFROM PAGE 4 WHAT HAPPENS TO UNSPENT FUNDS? 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Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMES By STEVE BROWNTHE DALLAS MORNING NEWSHome price growth is slowing in almost half of the major U.S. housing markets. The Dallas-Fort Worth area was called out by researchers at Attom Data Solutions as one of the areas where home appreciation is decelerating after years of value gains. North Texas home prices were less than 6 percent higher in the third quarter than they were in the same period last year, Attom Data found. In third quarter 2017, D-FW home prices were up more than 12 percent annually. Along with D-FW, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Miami were identified as markets where home cost increases are also dwindling. The continued slowdown in the rate of home price appreciation nationwide and in many local markets is a rational response to worsening home affordability „ which has deteriorated at an accelerated pace this year due to rising mortgage rates,Ž Daren Blomquist, senior vice president at Attom Data Solutions, said in the report. Markets not experiencing this price appreciation cool down may have more of an affordability cushion to work with, but some are in danger of overheating if home price gains continue to run hot.Ž The D-FW area has had the largest percentage increase of home prices of any U.S. metro area. North Texas median home prices are now 86 percent ahead of where they were a decade ago before the housing market crash, Attom Data says. Houston and San Antonio are also on the list of cities that have seen the greatest residential appreciation since the Great Recession. Median home prices are now higher than they were before the economic downturn in almost 70 percent of the markets Attom Data tracks. And the rate of home price appreciation is still accelerating in some metro areas, including San Jose; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas; San Francisco and Atlanta, the latest housing study finds. And the average nationwide homeownership tenure increased in the third quarter to an all-time high of 8.23 years. In the D-FW area average time owners have stayed in a house is 7.49 years, a new all-time high for as long as we have data,Ž Blomquest said. Homeowners who did decide to sell their properties on average saw $61,232 in gains since they purchased the property „ the largest profits since 2007, Attom Data finds. All-cash purchases accounted for 27 percent of total U.S. single-family home and condo sales in in the third quarter. And only 11.6 percent of all U.S. single-family home and condo sales in the third quarter were distressed properties „ an 11-year low.More US metros are seeing slower home price growth as housing market cools TNS PHOTOA home for sale in the Hollywood Riviera neighborhood of Torrance, California. MARKETING AND EVENTS MANAGERThe Sun Coast Media Group, the Sun Newspapers, Yoursun.com, Venice Gondolier and Suncoast Publications Services.Sun Coast Media Group and Adams Publishing Group, is looking for someone who wants to be part of something very special. We are looking for an energized, creative, marketing minded, multi-tasking individual who wants to be part of a growing sales and marketing team.REQUIREMENTS:4 year college degree in marketing, advertising journalism, business or related degree and experience. 1-3 years of experience in sales and marketing, events and marketing experience preferred. Person must have a drivers license, be able to work weekends and nights when necessary. 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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMESBy GARY M. SINGERSUN SENTINELQ: We were going to rent a home in a rental community. We filled out the application and left a $250 deposit. A few days later, we were informed that we were accepted and needed to pay an additional $850 for the deposit. We went and left the check but could not finalize the lease because the manager was not at the office. Over the weekend, we decided that we did not want to rent there and called Monday to ask for our money back. They are refusing. Can they keep our money? „ Linda A: No, probably not, or at least not most of it. I am going to use this opportunity to restate some advice that I cannot seem to say enough: Do not sign anything unless and until you read it and understand what it says. If you are not sure what it means, do not sign until you do. I am going to go out on a limb and assume that your initial $250 depositŽ was an application fee,Ž which you agreed to pay somewhere in the fine print of the multi-page application. If this is correct, you have already spent those $250, and they are gone. You should review your copy of the form (always get a copy of everything you sign!) and confirm this. If it was a deposit and not a fee, you should be able to get it back. The $850 check is going to depend on if and what you signed when you dropped off the check. If you just left it with the office and did not sign the lease documents, they will have to return your money. However, if you signed a lease, you may be liable for your deposit or even some rent, depending on the terms of the contract you signed. You may have also signed, either at the time of application or when you dropped off the second check, a reservationŽ form that holds the unit for you until a lease is fully signed. If this is the case, you will need to review the terms of the reservation to see if you are entitled to a refund. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certified as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from his office in Sunrise, Florida. He is the chairman of the Real Estate Section of the Broward County Bar Association and is a co-host of the weekly radio show Legal News and Review. He frequently consults on general real estate matters and trends in Florida with various companies across the nation. Send him questions online at www. sunsentinel.com/askpro or follow him on Twitter @GarySingerLaw.If I change my mind about renting a place, can they keep my deposit? MEDICARE ADVANTAGE *$0 Rx copay does not apply to all Tiers. **Free gifts without obligation to enroll. One gift card voucher will be provided to each attendee. The voucher provides instructions to redeem a $10 gift card from a selection of merchants online or by phone. Gift card vouchers are available at events through 11/14/18. Gi ft cards must be redeemed by 12/5/18. One Entertainment Saving Spree booklet will be provided free to each attendee. The Entertainment Saving Spree booklet is only available at events through 11/21/18. For accommodation of persons with Receive a $10 gift card and Entertainment coupon booklet for attending a seminar through 11/14/18**Come to a Florida Blue seminar Our licensed agents will walk you through your possibilities BlueMedicareSM Choose a convenient location near you Learn about Call 1-866-216-3615(TTY 1-800-955-8770) Visit us online at FloridaBlueMedicare.com/value Reserve your seat NOW! Get straightforward information about your BlueMedicare options. Sarasota Florida Blue Center 11/6 at 2 PM 11/8, 11/14 & 11/15 at 10 AM Sarasota 5999 Cattleridge Blvd 11/7 & 11/13 at 10 AM & 2 PM Sarasota 11/5 at 10 AM & 2 PM Sarasota 11/8 & 11/15 at 2 PM Venice 11/6, 11/8 & 11/20 at 2 PM Venice 11/20 at 10 AM & 2 PM Venice Senior Friendship Centers 2350 Scenic Dr 11/14 at 10 AM & 2 PMPriority Code: B416 indicates a Florida Blue Center Event € € *$10 copay for care doctor visits No referral needed to see a specialist Freedom to see providers both inand out-of-network $0 copay for Tier 1 and Tier 6 prescription drugs at an in-network SilverSneakers Additional hearing and vision coverage BlueMedicare means more valueBlueMedicare means more where you live adno=3612338-1

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POLICE BEATSee what the latest arrests are for the region in Police Beat. € See page 9 LEGACY TRAIL SUPPORTERS HOPEFULVote Yes referendum group has raised about $85K for cause € See page 10 COMING TOGETHER AGAINST FACE OF HATELocal memorial held for synagogue shooting victims € See page 8OUR TOWN: SUNCOAST HOMES Sunday, November 4, 2018 484 Pendleton Place, Venice 184 Torrington St, Port Charlotte 5231 Laurel Oak Court, North Port 484 Pendleton Place, Venice, FL 34292 County: Sarasota Year Built: 1985 List Price: $224,900 LP/SqFt: $145.66 Garage: 2-Car Beds: 3 Baths :2 Sq Ft Heated: 1544 Total Acreage: 0.11 Pool: Community Location: Venice Listing Agents: Barbara Saputo/Stacy Kushman, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, 941-223-8990 184 Torrington St, Port Charlotte, FL 33954 County: Charlotte Year Built: 1990 List Price: $310,000 LP/SqFt: $139.95 Garage: 2-Car Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Sq. Ft. Heated 2,215 Total Acreage: 0.23 Pool: Private Location: Port Charlotte Listing Agent: Carol Simms, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, 941-685-3430 5231 Laurel Oak Court, North Port, FL 34287 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2003 List Price: $399,900 LP/Sq.Ft.: $175.32 Garage: 2-Car Beds: 4 Bath: 2.1 Sq. Ft. Heated 2,281 Total Acreage: .22 Pool: Private and Community Location: North Port Listing Agent: Bruce Henry, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, 941-628-3200This column is intended for both “ rst-time and repeat home owners. Ive viewed thousands of homes since “ rst licensed as a Realtor in 1979. My wife, Deb, and I have owned nearly a dozen homes. Weve had the bene“ t of learning from our own mistakes and scores of customers. Here are some favorite tips that can save you money and preserve your home-related assets. 1) Dont ” ush ” ushable-cleaning-cloths, also known as baby-wipes. They are advertised as safe to ” ushŽ because they allegedly disintegrate once they are ” ushed. That claim is blatantly false. Instead, they accumulate into large balls in the sewer line that runs from your bathroom to the street, eventually blocking the ” ow from your home to the sewer-lines. Local plumbers charge from $99 to $250 to clear the blockage. If your home does not have a readily-accessible cleanout valve, the plumber will need to haul the heavy equipment to the roof to access the system through a roof-top sewer vent. The weight and motion of the equipment and the plumber on the roof can cause premature wear on shingle roofs. That can precipitate other problems. The growing popularity of these ” ushable cloths is not only costly to homeowners, but water districts as well. Every few years, youll see utility trucks in my neighborhood pumping the sewer systems via the manholes in the center of the street. The operator I queried told me these so calledŽ ” ushable-cloths were the main culprit. 2) Install a whole-house surge protector. I bring this up every few years because it can save you so much money. An electrical contractor can install this next to your main electrical panel for about $250 (parts and labor). It protects every outlet in your home from power surges and lightning strikes. Ive installed them in every house Ive owned since moving to Florida in 1994. Ive met dozens of locals who have had their microwaves, TVs, computers, etc. destroyed by the rapid succession of power spikes that are typical during our daily, summer thunderstorms. Thanks to my reliance on these whole-house-surgeprotectors, I havent lost a single device during the 24 years Ive kept my electronics powered-on during hundreds of wicked thunder storms. That includes a few weeks ago when a Bismarck palm standing 6 yards from my home of“ ce took a direct lightning hit, instantly frying it. 3) Retro“ t your windows with a re” ective tint that re” ects heat and UV rays. This is a lot cheaper than thermal windows. Films are available that block up to 90 percent of the heat, thereby reducing your A/C bills. They also block the UV rays. That protects your carpeting, drapes, and furniture from fading. I prefer the “ lm that creates an external, mirror-like “ nish. It eliminates glare. It also produces a one-way mirror effect. You can clearly see through the window, but outsiders cannot see inside unless its dark outside. 4) Plant trees and shrubs. If your home lacks curb or backyard appeal, the most cost-effective way to remedy this is to plant attractive trees and shrubs. Even small trees and shrubs in 5-gallon buckets can turn into lush landscaping as Floridas subtropical rays and rains supersize them within a few years. Of course, dont plant them under FPL power lines. After IRMA, FPLs trimmer reshaped the majestic oak tree in our front yard into Micky Mouse ears. 5) Turn off the main water line when you travel. Ive seen many instances where the water heater ruptures, ” oods the garage ” oor, and gushes down the street. This potentially damages anything on the ” oor, can wick up the drywall creating mold, and create a surge in your water and electrical bill. By the same token, the water pipes running through your walls will eventually leak while under pressure. You want to be home when this happens. The obvious solution to prevent this water damage is to turn off your main water line when you vacate the home for more than a day. If you rely on the pool girl to keep your pool “ lled while you are gone, dont forget to show her how to turn the water back on while “ lling the pool. 6) Use stainless steel screws instead of steel screws. Floridas humidity quickly turns steel screws to rusty eyesores. The 27-year-old stainless screws in my shower still shine like new. Thats quality. Brett Slattery is broker/ owner of Brett Slattery Realty llc in West Charlotte County. Brett responds to all emailed questions. Reach him via 941-468-1430, Brett@BrettSlattery.com, or www.BrettSlattery.com.Some favorite money-saving tips Brett SLATTERYColumnist We stock products from 96 Cigar manufacturers and have2 MILLION CIGARS in stock! adno=3625307-1Our CIGAR BAR o ers CRAFT BEERS & WINE We o er our entire Cigar and Cigar Accessory Inventory for sale online from our website at: www.tobaccolocker.com17506 Brighton Ave € Unit E | Port Charlotte € 941.255.8825 We Price Match Any Advertised In-Stock Price On All Cigars and Cigar Accessories!

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Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMES By STEVE BROWNTHE DALLAS MORNING NEWSHome price growth is slowing in almost half of the major U.S. housing markets. The Dallas-Fort Worth area was called out by researchers at Attom Data Solutions as one of the areas where home appreciation is decelerating after years of value gains. North Texas home prices were less than 6 percent higher in the third quarter than they were in the same period last year, Attom Data found. In third quarter 2017, D-FW home prices were up more than 12 percent annually. Along with D-FW, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Miami were identified as markets where home cost increases are also dwindling. The continued slowdown in the rate of home price appreciation nationwide and in many local markets is a rational response to worsening home affordability „ which has deteriorated at an accelerated pace this year due to rising mortgage rates,Ž Daren Blomquist, senior vice president at Attom Data Solutions, said in the report. Markets not experiencing this price appreciation cool down may have more of an affordability cushion to work with, but some are in danger of overheating if home price gains continue to run hot.Ž The D-FW area has had the largest percentage increase of home prices of any U.S. metro area. North Texas median home prices are now 86 percent ahead of where they were a decade ago before the housing market crash, Attom Data says. Houston and San Antonio are also on the list of cities that have seen the greatest residential appreciation since the Great Recession. Median home prices are now higher than they were before the economic downturn in almost 70 percent of the markets Attom Data tracks. And the rate of home price appreciation is still accelerating in some metro areas, including San Jose; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas; San Francisco and Atlanta, the latest housing study finds. And the average nationwide homeownership tenure increased in the third quarter to an all-time high of 8.23 years. In the D-FW area average time owners have stayed in a house is 7.49 years, a new all-time high for as long as we have data,Ž Blomquest said. Homeowners who did decide to sell their properties on average saw $61,232 in gains since they purchased the property „ the largest profits since 2007, Attom Data finds. All-cash purchases accounted for 27 percent of total U.S. single-family home and condo sales in in the third quarter. And only 11.6 percent of all U.S. single-family home and condo sales in the third quarter were distressed properties „ an 11-year low.More US metros are seeing slower home price growth as housing market cools TNS PHOTOA home for sale in the Hollywood Riviera neighborhood of Torrance, California. MARKETING AND EVENTS MANAGERThe Sun Coast Media Group, the Sun Newspapers, Yoursun.com, Venice Gondolier and Suncoast Publications Services.Sun Coast Media Group and Adams Publishing Group, is looking for someone who wants to be part of something very special. We are looking for an energized, creative, marketing minded, multi-tasking individual who wants to be part of a growing sales and marketing team.REQUIREMENTS:4 year college degree in marketing, advertising journalism, business or related degree and experience. 1-3 years of experience in sales and marketing, events and marketing experience preferred. Person must have a drivers license, be able to work weekends and nights when necessary. Ability to lift up to 35lbs. Must be pro“ cient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point. Ability to learn all other relevant software programsAdams Publishing Group offers great bene“ ts that include health, dental and vision, 401 K, paid holidays and vacations. If interested please send a cover letter and resume to:mike.beatty@adamspg.comNo phone calls please. The selected candidate will be responsible for events and event marketing. Coordinating social media, text messaging and other appropriate mix of media sources to brand our message. Research and develop campaigns to promote the Sun Coast Media Group brands. Coordinate donations, partnerships, sponsorships and events. Research and develop readership contests to increase community involvement with our products, coordinate Reader Reward programs for our subscribers that would include movie tickets, concert tickets, music festival tickets, baseball tickets and all other entertainment. Will assist in a variety of customer and reader concerns for Sun Coast Media Group. This is a newly created position that will work with all executives of Sun Coast Media Group. The selected individual must be able to interpret and communicate marketing strategies, communicate effectively orally and written. Must be able to work with fellow employees, the public and advertisers. Must be able to work independently, maintain con“ dentiality, ability to manage multiple products and meet deadlines. RESPONSIBILITIES:adno=3623902-1 2280 Aaron Street Port Charlotte, FL 33952 (941)625-4175 Over 80 vendors will be available to oer you an array of great handmade crafts, gifts, re-tail items and more. Free pictures with Santa will be taken from noon until 2 p.m. each day in Centennial Hall. Beaches Caf will be serving a convenient menu of your favorites. There will also be a cookie sale, our famous strawberry shortcake, apple dumplings and other delicious delights. 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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMES Multi SteamMATCHING DRYER ActiveWash Pre-Treat Built-in Sink Copyright Bill Smith, Inc. 2018. All rights reserved. *See store for details. Finance offers available to approved applicants on retail sales only. Minimum or equal payments required. Price Match Guarantee does not apply to internet quotes, companies in bankruptcy, outlet stores, warehouse-type reduced service companies, early-bird specials, limited time offers or limited quantity items. If you find an identical model in a carton from a local stocking dealer we will refund the difference. Factory rebates elegible on applicable models only. No dealers. Closeout specials in limited quantities. All models not at all locations. Prices valid through 11/4/18. Manufacturer rebates valid through date of Ad. See store for additional details. Family Owned & Operated since 1954 134st Place Readers Choice Awards Lowest Price Guaranteed 12-Months No-Interest Financing Largest Brand Selection Company Owned Service Center CopyrightBillSmithInc2018Allrightsreserved*Seestoreford e est. 1954 Expert Advice. Always the Best PriceBILL SMITH SERVICE CENTER Toll-free 800.226.1127 Lee 239.334.1121 APPLIANCE PARTS Toll-free 888.229.3862 27Ž 4.5 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity Washer Steam Turbo Steam27Ž 7.4 cu.ft. Capacity Dryer SALE! $649 $ 64 64 64 64 64 9 9 9 9 9 DRYER DVE52M7750W H 697/8 x W 353/4Ž x D 311/4ŽH 70 x W 353/4Ž x D 31Ž27.7 cu.ft. French Door Refrigerator 22.6 cu.ft. French Door Refrigerator 25.4 cu.ft. Side by Side Refrigerator7.4 cu.ft. Capacity Electric Dryer 5.2 cu.ft. 13-Cycle High-Efficiency Top-Loading Washer H 691/2 x W 353/4Ž x D 321/4Ž SALE! $2,399 2 2 , 3 9 9 9 PYE22KSKSS SALE! $1,999 1 1 , 9 9 9 9 9 9 RF24FSEDBSR 27Ž 3.8 cu. ft. Top Load Washer 27Ž 6.2 cu. ft. Capacity Electric Dryer SALE! $429 $ $ 42 42 42 42 42 9 9 9 9 9 WASHER GTW330ASKWW SALE! $429 $ $ 42 42 42 42 42 9 9 9 9 9 DRYER GTX33EASKWW MATCHING DRYER MATCHING DRYER Convertible Drawer SALE! $999 GSS25GSHSS SALE! DRYER DLEX4370W$949 Purchase or more kitchen appliances and get package discounts and big rebates! SALE! $399 $ $ 3 3 3 3 3 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 GDF520PGJWW Full Console Dishwasher 4 Wash Cycles, 16 Place Setting, Adjustable Upper Rack, Sanitize Steam Pre-Wash Full Console Dishwasher Digital Leakage Sensor, Hidden Heating Element, Hard Food Disposer 24Ž Full Console Dishwasher True Convection30Ž Freestanding Electric RangeEasyClean, SmoothTouch’ Controls SALE! $649 6 4 9 9 LRE3193ST SALE! $499 $ $ 4 4 4 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 JB645DKWW 30Ž Freestanding Range 5.3 cu.ft. Conventional Oven SALE! $549 5 5 4 4 9 9 NE59M4320SS30Ž Freestanding Electric Range 3 Preset Options, Warming CenterConvection SALE! $449 $ 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 9 9 9 9 WHITE SHE3AR72UC SALE! $549 $ 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 9 9 9 9 STAINLESS SH3AR75UC SALE! $649 $ 64 64 64 64 9 9 9 9 WASHER WA52M7750AW SALE! $584 $ $ 5 5 5 5 8 8 8 8 4 4 4 4 DW80J3020US SALE! $949 $ $ 9 9 9 9 4 4 4 4 9 9 9 9 WASHER WM4370HWA Deep Rinse Counter-Depth SALE! $999 9 9 9 RF260BEAESG H 685/8Ž x W 353/4Ž x D 335/8Ž25.5 cu.ft. French Door Refrigerator Twin Cooling Plus Counter-Depth SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! 65Ž $84950Ž $44975Ž $1,49955Ž $549 5 84 9 UN65NU7100F 0 44 9 UN50NU7100F 1, , 49 9 9 UN75NU7100F 5 54 9 UN55NU7100F 55ŽLED49ŽLED43ŽLED 2160p SmartTV 4K UHD TV with HDR webOS Smart Platform, IPS technology SMARTTV SALE! 55Ž $49949Ž $39943Ž $349 4 4 9 9 9 9 55UK6300 3 3 9 9 9 9 49UK6300 3 3 4 4 9 9 43UK6300Steam 1.8 cu.ft. 1,000w over-range microwaveME18H704SFS 27.6 cu.ft. French Door Refrigerator Quiet 48 dBAH 683/8Ž x W 353/4Ž x D 327/8Ž LFX28968ST LRE3083ST LDF5545ST Convection H 697/8Ž x W 353/4Ž x D 351/4Ž H 69 7/8 Ž W 35 3/4 Ž D 35 1/4 Ž 27.7 cu.ft. Bottom Mount RefrigeratorPFE28KSKSSDishwasher with hidden controls ConvectionPDT845SSJSS PB911SJSS 30Ž Self-Cleaning Slide-In range2.0 cu.ft. 1,000w over-range microwave H 707/8Ž x W 357/8Ž x D 311/2Ž ConvectionKRFC704FSSKSEG700ESS KMHS120ESS H 683/5Ž x W 353/4Ž x D 361/2Ž 36Ž 25 cu.ft. Side by Side RefrigeratorRS25J500DSR Quiet 44 dBADW80K7050US Freestanding RangeNE59M6630SS Convection 2.0 cu.ft. Over-the-Range Microwave OvenLMV2031ST Steam Self-Clean 5 Smoothtop Elements 2.1 cu.ft. 1,050w over-range microwave PVM9005SJSS Save $2,105! Save $1,853! Save $1,670! save $2,445! Stainless Steel Tub Built-in Stainless Dishwasher KDTM354ESS 23.8 cu.ft. 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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMESBy GARY M. SINGERSUN SENTINELQ: We were going to rent a home in a rental community. We filled out the application and left a $250 deposit. A few days later, we were informed that we were accepted and needed to pay an additional $850 for the deposit. We went and left the check but could not finalize the lease because the manager was not at the office. Over the weekend, we decided that we did not want to rent there and called Monday to ask for our money back. They are refusing. Can they keep our money? „ Linda A: No, probably not, or at least not most of it. I am going to use this opportunity to restate some advice that I cannot seem to say enough: Do not sign anything unless and until you read it and understand what it says. If you are not sure what it means, do not sign until you do. I am going to go out on a limb and assume that your initial $250 depositŽ was an application fee,Ž which you agreed to pay somewhere in the fine print of the multi-page application. If this is correct, you have already spent those $250, and they are gone. You should review your copy of the form (always get a copy of everything you sign!) and confirm this. If it was a deposit and not a fee, you should be able to get it back. The $850 check is going to depend on if and what you signed when you dropped off the check. If you just left it with the office and did not sign the lease documents, they will have to return your money. However, if you signed a lease, you may be liable for your deposit or even some rent, depending on the terms of the contract you signed. You may have also signed, either at the time of application or when you dropped off the second check, a reservationŽ form that holds the unit for you until a lease is fully signed. If this is the case, you will need to review the terms of the reservation to see if you are entitled to a refund. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certified as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. He practices real estate, business litigation and contract law from his office in Sunrise, Florida. He is the chairman of the Real Estate Section of the Broward County Bar Association and is a co-host of the weekly radio show Legal News and Review. He frequently consults on general real estate matters and trends in Florida with various companies across the nation. Send him questions online at www. sunsentinel.com/askpro or follow him on Twitter @GarySingerLaw.If I change my mind about renting a place, can they keep my deposit? MEDICARE ADVANTAGE *$0 Rx copay does not apply to all Tiers. **Free gifts without obligation to enroll. One gift card voucher will be provided to each attendee. The voucher provides instructions to redeem a $10 gift card from a selection of merchants online or by phone. Gift card vouchers are available at events through 11/14/18. Gi ft cards must be redeemed by 12/5/18. One Entertainment Saving Spree booklet will be provided free to each attendee. The Entertainment Saving Spree booklet is only available at events through 11/21/18. For accommodation of persons with Receive a $10 gift card and Entertainment coupon booklet for attending a seminar through 11/14/18**Come to a Florida Blue seminar Our licensed agents will walk you through your possibilities BlueMedicareSM Choose a convenient location near you Learn about Call 1-866-216-3615(TTY 1-800-955-8770) Visit us online at FloridaBlueMedicare.com/value Reserve your seat NOW! Get straightforward information about your BlueMedicare options. Sarasota Florida Blue Center 11/6 at 2 PM 11/8, 11/14 & 11/15 at 10 AM Sarasota 5999 Cattleridge Blvd 11/7 & 11/13 at 10 AM & 2 PM Sarasota 11/5 at 10 AM & 2 PM Sarasota 11/8 & 11/15 at 2 PM Venice 11/6, 11/8 & 11/20 at 2 PM Venice 11/20 at 10 AM & 2 PM Venice Senior Friendship Centers 2350 Scenic Dr 11/14 at 10 AM & 2 PMPriority Code: B416 indicates a Florida Blue Center Event € € *$10 copay for care doctor visits No referral needed to see a specialist Freedom to see providers both inand out-of-network $0 copay for Tier 1 and Tier 6 prescription drugs at an in-network SilverSneakers Additional hearing and vision coverage BlueMedicare means more valueBlueMedicare means more where you live adno=3612338-1

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMES 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@sun-herald. com. 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. Charlotte County marriage licenses€ Joseph Angel Cahue of Muncie, Ind., and Sandara Jo Haynes of Muncie, Ind. € David Scott Lybrand of Centreville, Va., and Nicole Antonia Larocco of Centreville, Va. € Stephen Rockwell Newman of New York, N.Y., and Margaret Brooks Doepke of N.Y. € Robert Alan Winter of Punta Gorda, and Carmen Helena Castro Torres of Punta Gorda € Andrew Preston Walters of North Port, and Ashley Marie Haines of North Port € Stephanie Michelle Romo of Lehigh Acres, and Juan Guerrero Ramirez of Lehigh Acres € Trazia Rae Morgan of Concord, N.C., and Joshua Hubert Lee Williams of Concord, N.C. € Dorothy Carole McLeod of Punta Gorda, and Richard Good Hilton of North Port € Hayley Ann Adler of North Port, and Joshua Delbert Cochran of North Port € Robert Keith Hill of Port Charlotte, and Shari Lynn Hill of Port Charlotte € Jason Michael Demicco of Port Charlotte, and Cassandra Yvonne Degutis of Port Charlotte € Franklin Lehnert Henningsen of Punta Gorda, and Joan Ophelia Summerfelt of Port Charlotte € William Joesph Brasda of Placida, and Teresa Ann Zieger of Placida € Tiffany Dawn Taylor of Babcock Ranch, and Jessie Patrick Smutney of Babcock Ranch € Virginia Mae Lewis of Punta Gorda, and Maurice Richard Desforge of Punta Gorda € Francesca Ann Melione of Fort Myers, and Gregory Thomas Gardner of Fort Myers € Jonathan Daniel Schwartz, of Port Charlotte, and Patricia Collins Jury of Port Charlotte € Cameren Elise Zullo of Port Charlotte, and Jace Kristopher Andrews of Port Charlotte € Meredith Angela St. Lawrence of Port Charlotte, and Anthony William King of Port CharlotteCharlotte County divorces€ Jose Ayala v. Ashley N. Ayala € Amanda Clarke v. Derrick Clarke € Carol Esenwein v. Donald Esenwein € Victoria Miller v. Bruce Miller € Jennifer Kaye Pierce-Hemon v. Jean-Christophe Andre Hemon € Joseph Polonyi v. Marta Katalin Bohak € Ricky Joseph Schaffer v. Debra K. Shores € Eric Rene Vatel v. Lisa Beth Vatel WEEKLY RECORD WINNERS CIRCLEAmerican Legion Post 103€ Sunday Darts winners Oct. 28: Game 1: 1-Sylvia Kraemer, John Branscome; 2-Margaret Baldwin, Kim Smith; 3CW Clark, Ira Hudson. Game 2: 1-Tommie Holl, CW Clark; 2-Margaret Baldwin, Kim Smith; 3-Donna Branscome, Sylvia Kraemer.American Legion Post 110€ Bridge winners Oct. 29: 1-Nancy Nagrant, 3980; 2-Ann Lewis, 3320; 3-Hilda Shcnare, 3000; Emily Hughes, 2960.Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club€ Ladies Bridge winners Oct. 30: 1-Janie Ressel; 2-Irene Runkle; 3-Phoebe McMillan. € Slam Bridge winner Oct. 31: 1-Maria Couper; 2-George Miller; 3-Glen Tschetter.Charlotte Square Condominium Complex€ Charlotte County Bridge Group winners Oct. 27: Jini Clayton, 5260; Fred Weibel, 5060; Dale Schneiderhan, 4930; Helen Witske, 3630.Cultural Center of Charlotte County€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners Oct. 25: 1-Diana and Warren Prince; 2-George Betts, Cherryll Kauris; 3-Dave Johnson, Sharron Redmond. Oct. 30: (N/S) 1-Diana Prince, Randy Wentworth; 2-Robert Rancourt, Peter Harrington; 3Sandy Burkart, Bonnie Taylor. (E/W) 1Bonnie Elliott, Sue Zlotocha; 2-Sheryl Hershock, Beverly Nill; 3-Bill Vigneault, Warren Prince. € Port Charlotte Cribbage Club 147 winners Oct. 31: Frank Farrish, 17; Herbert Bacon, 14; Jimmy Jaynes, 14; John Murphy, 14; Ed Mielke, 13; Alice Patenaude, 13; Bill Flammer, 13.Englewood Elks€ Trivia Game winners Oct. 30: 1-Barbarians, $73; 2-Lost Cause, $25.Isles Yacht Club€ Scrabble winners Oct. 26: Joanne Collins, 343; Judith Howell, 344, 269. € Duplicate Bridge winners Oct. 31: 1-Gail and Mike Fortier; 2-Chip and Sally Smith; 3-Chris Taylor, Sherry Lane.Kings Gate€ Friday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners Oct. 26: Bob Garbowicz, 1162; Lynn Davis, 1158; Ron LaPointe, 1061; Paul Headrick, 996.Kingsway Country Club€ Ladies Bridge winners Oct. 26: 1-Linda Bellmore; 2-Marlene Warburton. Oct. 31: 1-Marilyn Gilbert; 2-Suzy Fulton. € Partners Bridge winners Oct. 31: 1-Dennis Gilstad, Rodger Dowdell; 2-Marilyn Gilbert, Norma Block.Moose Lodge 2121€ Euchre Card Game winners Oct. 25: Barb Cooper, 76; Mary Ebert, 73; Karl Ebert, 71; Harry Godfrey, 71; Jim Knott, 69; Wanda Clark, 65. € Contract Bridge winners Oct. 24: Connie Oberlander, 5830; Lila Jameson, 4670; Tom Zinneman, 4490; Dale Schneiderhan, 4200. Oct. 31: Jini Clayton, 5290; Barbara Allore, 5290; Jay Oberlander, 5240; Joyce Weibel, 4380.Port Charlotte Bridge Club€ Bridge Club winners Oct. 26: 1-Jerry Shoemaker, 4430; 2-Virginia Clayton, 4100; 3-Marla Johanson, 2930.Riverwood€ Friday Night Trivia Game winners Oct. 26: 1-Sawgrass Sharks; 2-Riverwood Rebels.Twin Isles Country Club€ Duplicate Bridge winners Oct. 31: 1-(tie) Kathy Strayton, Joanne Ryder, Shirley Carlson, Joan Lasley. Nov. 1: 1-Barbara Clay, Emma May Goddard; 2-Joanne Ryder, Marilyn Holder; 3: Sharon Groff, Pam Lawler, Mary Lou Miller, Lori Howard. TODAYPaul Family Band, 11:00 am, New Hope Baptist Church, 2100 Englewood Road 941-474-7647 Paul Family Concert/Worship Hour Broasted Chicken, Lodge open at noon. Broasted Chicken, potato wedges, coleslaw 2-4 p.m.. Enjoy food & football Rotonda Elks Ballroom Classes, Starting Mon. Nov. 5th, 4:00 to 5:00 Beginner/Intermediate Class @ Englewood Sports Complex for info call 941-496-9692 FC FUEL TEEN GROUP, FUEL High School Youth Group meets Sun. 4 p.m. @ 140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food & Bible Study. 475-7447 KARAOKE, Every Sunday VFW Post 10178 550 N. McCall Road. 4:00 „ 7:00 p.m. Sonny & Heather Come sing with us.9410474-7516 SUNDAY BLUE PLATE, Lasagna VFW Aux.550 N.McCall Road $7:00 4:00 „ 6:00 p.m. Dine In or Carry Out.Public Welcome 941-474-7516 FC BLAST KIDS, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7 p.m.@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 MONDAYCourage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC Crafting, Handmade items avail or help us create one of a kind crafts, Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple, 9:30 „ 12:30, 681-2048 Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. Cost $2 Forty Carrots, Share meaningful play with your child age 0-5 limit 12 families 10:15 or 11:45 Elsie Quirk Lib 100 W Dearborn 861-5000 Wings & Dancing, Wings, burgers, salads, specials 5-7 p.m. Music by: Jay Smith 6-9 p.m. Members & guests Rotonda Elks H2U BINGO Suncoast, Free popcorn and refreshments, bring your friends, 1:00-4 pm. Suncoast Aud. 779 Medical Drive, $1/ card. RSVP: 941-473-3919. Ballroom Classes, Starting Mon. Nov. 5th, 4:00 to 5:00 Beginner/Intermediate Class @ Englewood Sports Complex for info call 941-496-9692 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 TUESDAYMens Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 8 a.m., at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 TOPS 167 Suncoast, Learn how to Take Off Pounds Sensibly & keep them off. 8-9 am Suncoast Aud. $4/Mo. Info: 475-0449. Register: 473-3919. Badminton, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9-12p. $2 to play! Beginning Line Dance, Learn steps and dances at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N.Maple St. 9 „ 10 am, $3.00, 474-1438. Open Play Pickleball, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 1-4p. $2 to play! Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. Cost $2 Line Dancing, Dance with Harry to country, pop & standards at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 10-11 a.m., $3, 474-1438. Plant Clinic, Plant Questions? Problems? Free Answers @ Charlotte Englewood Library 10-12 Tue & Thur, Florida Master Gardeners, Free Steak Dinner Nov 10, Get tickets today for choice of steak & seasoning, baked potato, salad bar. $12pp Rotonda Elks, members&guests Women: Body & Health, Ladies, 11:30 to 1 free lunch& lecture Drive. Tammy Birbeck, Gynecology. Suncoast Aud. at 779 Medical Drive Register 473-3919. CHARLOTTE EVENTS ENGLEWOOD EVENTS NORTH PORT EVENTS TODAYPC Bandits car wash, Football, cheer teams raising funds for regionals, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Charlotte State Bank & Trust, 3002 Tamiami Trail. 235-4444. Mustang Car Show, Mustang Car Show 10 am-3 pm Fishermens Village Parking Lot. 639-8721 Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Road PC 941-629-1645 Open 12-7PM NFL package 9TVŽS drink specials, bring your own food & snacks Punta Gorda Elks, 12 p.m. Bar & Tiki open, 2-5 Lobster Fest (SoldOut) Music by Black Velvet @ 25538 Shore,PG,637-2606, members & guests VFW Sunday Bingo, Port Charlotte VFW Post 5690 Sunday Bingo.1-4 p.m. Smoke Free, Lunch avaiable, info 941-235-8992 Fun with Backbends, 1-3:30PM. 112 Sullivan St. Punta Gorda Cost:$40. Info at www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941-505-YOGA (9642) MONDAYCourage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC SHINE Medicare Event, Area Agency on Agings SHINE provides free unbiased help w/ Medicare open enrollment. 11/5, 10-3. 1st United Methodist. SHINE Medicare Event, Area Agency on Agings SHINE provides free unbiased help w/ Medicare open enrollment. 11/5, 10-3. 1st United Methodist. Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Road PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 Trustees meet 6 p.m. Aerie/Aux meet 7 p.m. Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 LiteLunch, 3 p.m.Tiki, 4-7Music/ MichaelHirst, 4:30-7:30ChickenNite, 7-9:30Karaoke/ BillyG@25538ShorePG637-2606, mbrs&gsts Fun With Music, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 1 p.m.3:30 p.m.. An afternoon w/live music $1. Musicians always welcomed, 625-4175. PC Moose Lodge Bingo, Early birds 5 to 6 p.m. Jackpot Bingos 6-10 p.m. Food available 4-6 p.m. Bar Bingo-Am Leg 110, Bar Bingo „ Specials, Hot Ball „ Open to Public „ Starts at 6:00 TUESDAYMens Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 8 a.m., at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 Wood Carving Club, Charlotte Wood Carvers, 8-12 noon, at Punta Gorda Boat Club, W. Retta Esplanade. All welcome to visit and enjoy Audubon Walkabout, All about birds-8:30 a.m. 11/6 Peace River WildlifeCenter Ponce de Leon Park all welcome free Barb 717-968-6013 Dulcimer Group, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. Dulcimer Group plays 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. free to everyone. 941-625-4175. Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Road PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Country Plus NARFE 2194 Meeting, NARFE Chapter 2194, meets Nov 6, at Elks Lodge 2606, 25538 Shore Drive. Punta Gorda. Lunch at 11 am w/ meeting to follow. Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch, 1-6 Tiki Tuesday, 2-5 Music by Lee James, 6 p.m. LBOD Mtg, 7 p.m. Lodge Mtg @ 25538 ShorePG6372606, mbrs & gsts Mah-Jongg, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., .50 cents an hour Cultural Center MembersPLUS free. 625-4175. Cards & Rummikub, 6/11,1-4 PM,GFWC Womans Club,20271 Tappan Zee Drive. 9417668855, memb $1 nonmem $2, men welcomed Friend to Friend, Fellowship and fun every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m.. Noon luncheon on 4th Tuesday. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Road) first Tues, 6 p.m.. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 TODAYAmvets 2000 Special, Best Breakfast in Town 8-11 a.m. Large menu to choose from ONLY $7 incl/bev 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Amvets 312 Breakfast, 8:30-11:00 Great selection only $7.00 Bloody Marys $1 Bar Bingo 2-4 Dogs&Burgers 1-5 7050 Chancellor Bl NP 941-429-5403 North Port Moose, Sunday Funday with the NFL package! Plenty of TVs and the kitchen is open from 12-5! 14156 Tamiami Trl NP North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Open 10AM-8PM, $0.25 off drafts, domestic bottles & well drinks, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 SOA Fry & Grill Day, Cheer for your Football Team & let The Sons cook (New menu) 1-5 p.m. 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 MONDAYBasic Exercise, 9-10 a.m., $3/class. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Join Brenda for fun & good workout. Courage Over Cancer, Help & spiritual counsel for cancer patients, caregivers, & loved ones. Call 697-1747, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC Mahjongg, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Learn something new and have fun with friends North Port Moose, Wing night at the Moose! Queen is at 6! Welcome back snow birds & try our new menu! 14156 Tamiami Trl NP North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Lunch 11-2, Wings 5-7, Q-7PM, Music by Paul Savoie 6:30-9:30, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Duplicate Bridge, 12:304:30 p.m., $3/pp N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Come join our fun group. Ella 429-8958 Rummikub, 1-4 p.m., N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Enjoy cards but not holding them? This fun game played w Tiles! Amvets 2000 LAUX, Regular Monthly Meeting of LAUX @ 2:30 p.m. Members be in attendance 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Amvets 2000 Darts, Enjoy the game of Darts @ 7 p.m. refreshment served 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 TUESDAYMens Fellowship, Gulf Cove Methodist Men meet 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 8 a.m., at Perkins, 6001 S. Salford, North Port. 697-1747 Scrabble, 9:30-11:30 a.m., N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Come for fun. Challenge your mind & improve vocabulary BACK PACK ANGELS, N.P.Coalition Homeless/Needy Children(BPA)10 a.m. N.P. Library Volunteers needed,HELP US HELP THEM Dianne 813-758-2805. Mahjongg, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Learn something new & have fun w friends North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Tacos 11-2, Euchre 12-4, Aux Mtg 6PM, $0.25 off drafts, dom. btls & wells, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Line Dancing, 12:152:15 p.m., $5/class. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Learn new steps & have fun. Great exercise. Joan 661-3799 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Road) first Tues, 6 p.m.. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 Amvets 2000, Amvets Reg. Monthly Meeting @ 7 p.m. Ex-Board @ 6 p.m. Members be in attendance 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 WEDNESDAYBasic Exercise, 9-10 a.m., $3/class. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Join Brenda for fun & good workout. Ham Radio Club, North Port Amateur Radio Club, Coffee Break. All Welcome. North Port Abbes Doughnuts 9:15AM come & have coffee 888-2980 Adult Coloring, 10:30 am, Shannon Staub Library, 941-861-1740 Express your creativity! All supplies will be provided. Hand & Foot (cards), 12-3 p.m., N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Easy to learn card game, will teach & fun to play Pinochle, 3:30-6 p.m., $1.50/ pp. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Join us for very fun time! Pat Lucia 257-8358 Open Mic Poetry, Poetry Night at the Library Open Mic Poetry Nov. 7, 2018 5:30 pm 13800 S Tamimai Tr, North Port, FL 34286, 941 423 9824 THURSDAYCorn Hole, 9-11 a.m.. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Fun challenges, meet friends & enjoy competition Conversation Group, 10-11:30 a.m., N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Share a topic or a joke. Join in the conversation with friends. Free Square Dance & Line Dance Lessons, Open to the public! Every Tuesday, 9 AM to 11 AM, at the American Legion Post 110, 3152 Harbor Blvd, PC. Free Country and Line Dancing Lessons. For more information call Jean At 860-917-0793. Come join us for great fun! AAUW „ PG/PC meeting, AAUW „ PG/PC Branch. 11 am Thurs Nov 8. Char HarYacht Club, 4400 Lister St., Port Charlotte. Char Co Econ Dir Lucienne Pears, will discuss county economic developments. For PG/PC Branch info contact Mary Fleenor 941-916-2686. 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Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018VIEWPOINTPublisher „ Glen Nickerson Executive editor „ Jim Gouvellis Editorial page editor „ Stephen Baumann Commentary Editor „ John Hackworth Email letters to letters@sun-herald.com THE SUN RECOMMENDS Charlotte County school taxThe importance of the proposed 1 mill Charlotte County school tax referendum cannot be emphasized enough. The Charlotte County School District is asking voters to approve the tax „ equal to $1 for every $1,000 of a homes value „ to enhance the quality of education. The tax is expected to add about $18 million a year to the budget. If approved with a yesŽ vote, it would remain in effect for four years, then be subject to another four-year voter referendum. The additional funding that would come through the 1 mill tax „ the same millage approved repeatedly in recent years by voters in Sarasota County „ would be used to boost salaries for all school staff. It would allow the district to add 30 minutes of instruction to the school day. It would fund additional reading and math coaches. It would do away with the districts payto-play policy. It also would provide money for enhanced security. I look at the opportunities for this money like a threelegged stool,Ž Charlotte Schools Superintendent Steve Dionisio told us recently. We need competitive salaries for everyone, from teachers down to custodians,Ž he said. We have to be able to recruit and retain our (people). We are losing teachers and bus drivers to other districts and that is a problem.Ž It is. Charlotte County now ranks 28th in the state in quality of education. It can and should do better. But to do so, the district needs additional funds to pay its staff properly and to institute new programs and policies aimed at enhancing student performance. Quality of public education is not only a bene“t to students and families but to the wider community that depends on an educated workforce and an economy that must be attractive to new business. We strongly recommend yes.ŽSarasota County Referendum 1: Legacy Trail ExtensionSarasota County is asking to spend up to $65 million from the sale of 20-year bonds to extend the popular Legacy Trail roughly 10 more miles to downtown Sarasota and enhance an off-road bicycle and pedestrian trail in North Port. If approved, the county would buy the remaining rail corridor, rip up the tracks and lay pavement, add overpasses over busy Clark and Bee Ridge roads, install parking, rest stops, benches and rest rooms. In addition, $2 million would be set aside to facilitate connections for North Port residents through Deer Prairie Creek Preserve or the Carlton Preserve. The bottom line for voters is an additional $8 per year for every $100,000 in assessed ad valorem property value. The assessed value includes Homestead exemptions, not the market value. An estimated 225,000 cyclists, joggers and walkers now use the Legacy Trail every year. The numbers would multiply with the connection from South County to North County. The Legacy Trail already makes a unique connection between our communities, which, when extended, would create a 30-mile-long, car-free bicycle and pedestrian network. The North Port enhancements would be the “rst step toward a trail that spans the entire county. Planning for this rails-totrails corridor “rst surfaced in 1991. It is time to complete it. We strongly recommend yes.ŽSarasota County Charter Amendments 2, 3Amendment 2 would raise the percentage of signatures needed to place an amendment on the ballot from 5 percent to 10 percent of all registered voters. The second companion piece would restrict the amount of time citizens groups have to get signatures. In practical terms, the requirement doubles the signature requirement from 15,000 to 30,000. And citizenvolunteers would have less time to do their work. It seems onerous and, frankly, undemocratic. There is no good reason to limit citizen participation and citizen initiatives; they have posed no burden. We recommend noŽ to both.Sarasota County Charter Amendments 4, 5These two proposed amendments were brought by a group called Reopen Beach Road. Amendment 4 would require Sarasota County to reacquire a small segment of Beach Road on Siesta Key and provide maximum right of way use of Beach Road for public access.Ž A companion, Amendment 5, would forbid the county in the future from vacating county-owned rights of way along or abutting any beach, river, creek, canal, lake, bay, gulf access or waterfront vistas.Ž This is small-bore politics, well out of our area. But we see no valid reason to undo the County Commissions decision to vacate the small portion of road when it did. The county was able to get fair conditions, including the right to nonmotorized public access. As for future road vacations, it seems appropriate that commissioners weigh speci“cs in each case and determine the best course of action. We recommend noŽ to both.Sarasota County Charter Amendment 6This Single-Member District Amendment asks if county commissioners should be elected by only those voters residing in the same district in which the commissioner resides.Ž Right now, commissioners in each district are elected by countywide vote. The measure was brought to the ballot in a petition drive led by Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections, which argues that, with more than 300,000 registered voters, county-wide elections have become so expensive that only well-funded candidates with countywide appeal can win. A single-member district system could bring more diversity to the board; representatives would be more responsive to home-district issues. Perhaps. But our greatest fear is the single-district system would bring with it a provincial, us-against-them approach to governance that doesnt exist in the current system. In addition, while potentially gaining a single district-centric commissioner, voters would cede the opportunity to vote on all “ve. That makes no sense. We recommend no.ŽNorth Port Charter ReferendumNorth Port voters are being asked to approve an overall revision to the City Charter. City of“cials have been working for two years on an update, which primarily tightens up language and includes some bene“cial changes. For instance, one change would reduce the number of signatures to being and ordinance change to the ballot from 10 percent to 5 percent. (See above, Sarasota County amendment that would do the reverse.) Another change clari“es the procedure that takes place when a commissioner steps down. There are no blockbusters here. The rewrite was carefully vetted and deserves support. We recommend yes.ŽCharlotte County Commission District 4Two-term incumbent Commissioner Stephen R. Deutsch, a Republican, is being challenged by Democrat Joan Fischer in the Charlotte County Commission District 4 race. Fischer moved to Charlotte County 23 years ago after a career in the health “eld. She is a knowledgeable, articulate candidate who believes red tide and water quality are two big issues. She also believes the commission hasnt handled development properly. Deutsch has been a steady, solid member of an excellent County Commission. He has taken a special interest in veterans. He also helped the commission reach consensus on Manasota Beach renourishment and enact a long-range sewer extension plan. One strength, we believe, is his ability to get commissioners to look at both sides of a con”ict and bring compromise. He communicates well with constituents and is a hard worker. Deutsch likes to boast that he has never missed a meeting. We believe it. We recommend Stephen R. Deutsch. Charlotte County School Board District 1Cara Reynolds fell less than 100 votes short of winning the District 1 seat outright in a three-way race contest and now faces Cathy Janiak straight up. Both have strong teaching backgrounds and offer voters experience and knowledge of the inner workings of schools. Janiak moved to Charlotte County and began teaching in 1979. In the primary, she said she would ask that each School Board member spend a day each month in the classroom. She maintains the School Board lacks a vision and transparency and promises to work to remedy both those shortcomings. Reynolds left the classroom to help her husband begin WrightWay Emergency Water Removal. She wants to raise teachers salaries, contending too many teachers are leaving the district for better jobs. She also said there are too many tests and that programs like I-Ready have been taken too far and are not effective. Reynolds said she believes School Board meetings should be live streamed for people who cannot attend. She has faith if the referendum passes that a proposed “nancial advisory committee will oversee how the money is spent. We recommend Cara Reynolds.Charlotte County Airport Authority District 4Longtime Authority member Kathleen Coppola, a Republican, is being challenged by Joseph Makray, no-party-af“liation candidate who stayed in the race only after a like-minded colleague lost the Republican primary. Makray declined an interview with the Suns editorial board. He has raised little money, calling into question his credibility. Coppola said she wanted one more term on the board to help oversee the airports makeover. A master plan outlines 66 proposed projects planned over the course of the next 20 years. She also points to the transformation of the airport „ especially since Hurricane Charley „ as proof of the difference she has helped usher in during her tenure on the board. We recommend Kathleen Coppola.Punta Gorda City Council District 2Incumbent Punta Gorda City Council member Rachel Keesling, the current mayor, is facing her “rst challenge in eight years on the board, Debby Carey. Carey, who moved here almost seven years ago, has been president of the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association „ a 3,800-member strong group with 44 social clubs. Carey believes the city has spent too much of its reserves, and not always wisely. She is against a land-use change to allow 84-foot-tall buildings downtown. Keesling, who has lived in Punta Gorda for 25 years, said there are numerous problems that need solved in the city and she wants another term to try to “x them. The budget is the greatest challenge, she said, and pointed to “nding a successor for longtime City Manager Howard Kunik. She favors redoing the city master plan and thought a private/public partnership might work at the vacant City Marketplace. One of Keeslings strengths comes from her relationships with other governments through the Florida League of Cities. She is president of that group. We recommend Rachel Keesling.Sarasota County Commission District 4Incumbent Commissioner Al Maio of Nokomis, a Republican, faces a challenge from Wesley Anne Beggs, a Sarasota Democrat. Beggs is a recent New College graduate whose focus is on land use, development and the environment. She maintains the commission has been overly friendly to development interests. Maio is a former businessman, accountant and planner who was a principal owner of Kimley-Horn & Associates. He led the team that planned and designed West Villages and organized the annexation of much of a 10,000-acre ranch into North Port. He also currently serves as vice chairman of the regional transportation authority that has oversight for state road projects and is chairman of the board of the Peace River Water Authority. In that capacity, has focused on the purchase of the large Orange Hammock Ranch at the far-eastern end of North Port. He also has been closely involved in planning to widen River Road, which “nally seems to be taking signi“cant strides. Maio has experience and knowledge of the intricacies of local government. He is a South County resident with proven service to his community. We recommend Al Maio. THE SUN RECOMMENDS I 15

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7VIEWPOINTSarasota County Commission District 2Republican Christian Ziegler and Democrat Ruta Maria Jouniari are angling for the open seat from northern Sarasota County. Ziegler is already a veteran Republican Party operative and worked for U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, before moving into digital marketing and consulting service. His top priorities are keeping taxes low, protecting the environment and making Sarasota County attractive for business. Jouniari left the corporate world years ago to start an international staf“ ng company that works closely with the Department of Defense. She also founded a free medical clinic, the Universal Crescent Clinic, which recently set up a one-day tent cityŽ in North Port for the uninsured. She told us she was fed up with the over-development and lack of planningŽ in Sarasota County. Protecting the environment and preserving what remains of agriculture in the eastern part of the county were also priorities. Ziegler emphasizes conservative credentials and Republican contacts. All positives. But we also liked Jouniaris business experience, her volunteer work and her independence. We recommend Ruta Maria Jouniari.North Port City Commission District 4This race pits someone with decades of experience inside local government, Pete Emrich, against someone who is relatively new to the process, Kevin Rouse. Emrich has lived in North Port for three decades and formerly worked as the citys landscape supervisor for 20 years. That experience is his strong suit. He said he would tighten up spending on various projects, felt more could be done at Warm Mineral Springs and was queasy about costs associated with the new city aquatic center. Rouse is a former longtime “ re“ ghter/EMS for Charlotte County who has lived in North Port for 18 years. He supported the aquatic center, but also thought the city was rushing into construction. Rouse also thought a primitive campground for eco-tourism might work at the Springs site. He also thought options for redevelopment could be put to voter referendum. Rouse is a credible candidate, but, on balance, we were swayed by Emrichs determination and experience. We recommend Pete Emrich.North Port City Commission District 5Two outstanding candidates are competing for the District 5 seat, incumbent Commissioner Jill Luke and “ rst-time candidate Peter Bartolotta. Both well-regarded, community-minded North Porters with strong ties to the business community. Luke cast the deciding vote in favor of contributing city funds for the new spring training ballpark in West Villages. She has been a strong advocate for the Myakkahatchee Creek Greenway project. She supported the plan to preserve 20 acres of city-owned property surrounding Warm Mineral Springs, and also favored preserving the existing spa building. Bartolotta is wellknown for his work in economic development. He was a member of the original North Port Economic Development Advisory Board and later formed the private North Port Economic Development Corp. He was a founder of Vision North Port, which led residents through the writing of a citizens master plan.Ž Bartolotta wants to enhance the economic potential of Warm Mineral Springs, build a medical city of the futureŽ and create an entertainment hub on a large piece of property. Our editorial board liked both candidates very much: Lukes lowkey focus on projects and constituents, and Bartolottas enthusiasm and big-picture vision. In the end, we thought it was a toss-up. No recommendation.U.S. House District 17The sudden death of Democratic House candidate April Freeman on Sept. 23 left Republican Greg Steube of Sarasota a clear path to the House seat from the sprawling district that includes Charlotte and DeSoto counties and southern Sarasota County. Freemans name is still on the ballot, but Democrats have selected Allen Ellison of Highlands County to replace her, if the unexpected occurs. This is a heavily Republican district, so that is believed to be unlikely. Steube is currently a state senator from Sarasota. He is an Army veteran and a lawyer who survived a heated primary to reach the General Election. The seat is currently held by Rep. Tom Rooney, who is retiring. He is an ardent guns rights advocate, having been the prime sponsor of many bills in the state Legislature which would have eased gun control. We have strongly opposed most, if not all. No recommendation.Florida Senate District 23Well-known Republican Party stalwart Rep. Joe Gruters, District 73-Sarasota, faces political newcomer Faith Olivia Babis, a Democrat, in the race for Steubes seat in the state Senate. Babis, who is disabled herself, is a disability rights advocate. She has campaigned for expanded Medicaid coverage and social services. She is a strong advocate for environmental protection and believes lax policies have contributed to the red tide outbreak. She also opposes school vouchers. Gruters is wellconnected and active in Republican politics. He is the longtime chairman of the Sarasota County GOP and was co-chair of President Trumps Florida campaign. Gruters told us protecting the environment was critical, but job growth and the economy topped his list of priorities. Gruters wants to fund more research into red tide and take bigger steps toward “ xing Lake Okkechobee. Gruters sponsored legislation that would impose the E-Verify system on employers in order to discourage illegal immigration. He wants less school testing. He also suggested a district like Sarasota should be able to create a pilot project with alternative testing that would relieve teach-to-the-test pressure. We felt both candidates represented their respective parties positions well but made no recommendation. No recommendation.State Senate District 26First-time of“ ce seeker and Democrat Catherine Price is taking on veteran Republican politician Ben Albritton for the seat vacated by Sen. Denise Grimsley. Price calls herself an ordinary citizen who is not in someones pocket.Ž The Lake Wales candidate, who has a nursing degree, said she decided to run because she could not talk anyone else into taking on Albritton and his strong Republican supporters. The environment is her passion. Price said Republicans are attempting to thwart any attempt to raise taxes to help fund health care, schools or environmental protection, and she contends there needs to be more of a focus on agriculture and small business owners. Albritton has eight years experience in the Florida House. He supported spending more on research to counter red tide. He also believes beach renourishment is a big issue and that it is appropriate for each community to help with the funding. We recommend Catherine Price.State House District 74 Newcomer Tony Mowry, a Democrat, faces newcomer James Buchanan, a Republican, in the race for the House District 74 seat left open by the departure of twoterm Rep. Julio Gonzalez of Venice. Mowry, who grew up in Venice, served as an active reservist JAG with the U.S. Air Force for six years now specializes in elder law at a law “ rm in downtown Venice. He said environmental protection is a priority. I was talking about the environment and about Everglades restoration long before the summer of tide tide,Ž Mowry told us. Mowry also was critical of the Legislatures penchant for drainingŽ the Florida Forever Trust Fund. Buchanan is the son of U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and ran earlier this year for a House seat from northern Sarasota County. He lost and turned his sights south. He is a real estate broker who recently bought a home in the district. He told us he was willing to work across party lines.Ž Buchanan opposes offshore oil and gas drilling. He expressed concern about the environment, and noted the problems of red tide and Lake Okeechobee ” ow. A top local priority is the build-out of River Road. We felt Mowry had a stronger feel for South County and were impressed with his knowledge of issues affecting senior citiznes. We recommend Tony Mowry.THE SUN RECOMMENDSFROM PAGE 14 Coming Monday: Recommendations on proposed constitutional amendments. SAVE A LIFE DONATE BLOOD TODAY Meet Robin Jenkins DVM of Peace River Wildlife Center. See some birds and learn about this needed organization. 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Page 8 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMESBy MARION PUTMANSUN CORRESPONDENTPORT CHARLOTTE „ At Charlotte Countys annual Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, local Jewish and Christian ministers and community members gather to light 11 candles. They symbolize each million of the 6 million Jewish men, women and children „ and 5 million non-Jews „ murdered more than 70 years ago under Hitlers Third Reich. Friday evening, those 11 ”ames cast their light once more over the approximately 200 members and community guests in Temple Shaloms sanctuary. But this time, the lives they honored were lost just shy of a week ago, with each of the 11 candles honoring a victim of the Oct. 27 massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanias Squirrel Hill neighborhood. The prospect that the old ghost of anti-Semitism could be back to haunt us once again, especially less than 70 years after the Holocaust is inconceivable, it is frightening,Ž noted Temple Shaloms Rabbi Solomon Agin. It was not too long ago when we believed that anti-Semitism was a disease that was “nally eradicated. After the Holocaust, the globe was a less terrible place for a while. Countries recalled in horror to the evil that humanity was capable of. But I am afraid that that lesson has begun to fade away over time. We have seen a dark side of humanity begin to emerge again. And we ought to all be concerned. This tragedy and our service this evening is about us coming together in the face of hate,Ž Agin said. It transcends all our political posturing and our polarized discourse. The brutal attack on the Jewish community is about 11 beautiful souls who lost their lives at the hand of a crazed, anti-Semitic bigot. Tonight we pray for the victims and grieve with their families.Ž Much like the local interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Services of recent years, joining Agin at Friday evenings memorial were four local Christian ministers „ the Rev. Mike Loomis, senior pastor, and the Rev. Bob Carlson, assistant pastor, both from First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda; the Rev. Bill Frank, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Punta Gorda; and the Rev. George Cooks, assistant pastor of First Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church of Punta Gorda. Each pastor took a turn lighting candles to remember those lost at Tree of Life, honoring the blessings of their lives, and offering a few words of their own. Many who claimed to be Christians who persecuted the Jews „ they were not true Christians,Ž Carlson said after lighting candles to honor brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal, along with Joyce Feinberg. I dont understand that,Ž he added, noting he believed Satans hatred of Gods chosen people is what has driven the anti-Semitism throughout history. Agin added a pair of candles to the 11. Those two honored the shooting victims from Oct. 24 at the Kroger supermarket in Jeffersontown, Kentucky (a Louisville suburb), where the alleged killer reportedly tried, unsuccessfully, beforehand to break into a predominately black Baptist church. With this case, too, being investigated as a possible hate crime, Agin felt it important to honor the lives sacri“ced there, too, due merely to the color of their skin. The impact of what happened at Tree of Life is being felt all across the nation,Ž according to Nancy Baron-Baer, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who attended Fridays service with her college roommate. Hate rears its ugly head again and again and again.Ž However, she noted, Its the most heartwarming feeling to come here as a guest, to see different religions, different races all joining together with a common bond of simply being human beings, understanding loss and love.Ž So all of us must call out hatred wherever we see it,Ž Agin said. It is encouraging that protests against Neo-Nazis actually bring out bigger numbers than the racists can muster themselves. I am touched, grateful and humbled by the outpouring of support from so many in our community.Ž But he left that community with this charge: History teaches us that we cannot let our guard down. Complacency is not an option. When people are silent, evil ”ourishes. And it is foolish for us to think that the scourge of hatred cannot strike here as well „ unless good people, like all of you, speak up against evil. When we do that, evil shies away, and goes back to the shadows, where it belongs. I have this message for the haters: Living under the shadows of threats has been part and parcel to the Jewish identity for thousands of years. The Jewish people have been around for 4,000 years. We are not going anywhere.ŽComing together in the face of hateLocal memorial held for synagogue shooting victims SUN PHOTOS BY MARION PUTNAMThe Rev. Mike Loomis, standing, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, lights the “rst candle of the ev ening in honor of the oldest Tree of Life shooting victim, Rose Mallinger, 97. Dr. David Katz leads the music during Friday nights services at Temple Shalom. The Rev. Bill Frank, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Punta Gorda, lights a candle in honor of a Tree of Life Synagogue shooting victim during a service Friday, while his fellow local pastors and Rabbi Solomon Agin look on. REMEMBERING THE SHOOTING VICTIMS11 shooting victims from Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa.s Squirrel Hill neighborhood: Rose Mallinger, 97 Jerry Rabinowitz, 66 Irving Younger, 69 Cecil Rosenthal, 59 David Rosenthal, 54 Joyce Feinberg, 75 Bernice Simon, 84 Sylvan Simon, 86 Richard Gottfried, 65 Daniel Stein, 71 Melvin Wax, 88 2 shooting victims at the Kroger in Jeffersontown, Kentucky (a Louisville suburb): Maurice Stallard, 69 Vickie Lee Jones, 67 Volunteers neededNorth Port Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers to be drivers or kitchen assistants available to work midday once a week for a few hours for meal preparation or delivery. To volunteer or for more information, call Terry Repose at 941-685-6969 or email npmealsonwheels@ gmail.com.Writers on the AirWriters gather together on Sundays at Common Grounds Meeting Hall to take part in Writers on the Air through WKDW Radio, 97.5 FM in North Port. Common Grounds is at 12735 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Writers are sought to read 3-5 minutes of poems, stories or screenplays. The public is welcomed as well. For more information, call Linda Schell at 941-2231262 or email lschell2@ verizon.net.Safe boatingVenice Sail and Power Squadron hosts Americas Boating Coarse from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The cost is $50. The class is at Waymire Training Center, 1450 Lucaya Ave., Venice. Registration is required by Nov. 10. In Florida, a boating safety ID card is required for boat operators born after Jan. 1, 1988 which is issued after successfully completely the course. For more information, call 941-244-8331.Bake saleAMVETS 2000 Ladies Auxiliary hosts a bake sale starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 until the items are sold out. Proceeds bene“t auxiliary-sponsored charities. The post is at 401 Ortiz Blvd., Warm Mineral Springs. For more information, call 941-429-1999.Garden clubNorth Ports Allamanda Garden Club is planning its next season. The Allamanda Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. the fourth Friday through June at Trinity United Methodist Church, 4285 Wesley Lane, in North Port.Golf tournamentAMVETS Post 312 hosts a fundraising golf tournament Saturday, Dec. 8 at Pine Moor golf course. Entry fee is $60 per golfer with the scramble starting at 8 a.m. A small breakfast and pork loin dinner are included in the event. A variety of prizes will be awarded. Money raised helps the Veterans Relief Fund. Registration forms are available at the post. For more information, call 941-429-5403. The post is at 7050 Chancellor Blvd., North Port. 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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 9 OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMESCharlotte County Sheriffs Office announced that a possible threat of violence that may take place at Port Charlotte High School next weekŽ is not credible. CCSO and the Charlotte County School District received information about the possible threat, CCSO said in a release Friday night. After a thorough and comprehensive investigation, this threat was deemed to be not credible,Ž stated the release. The student who made these threats was interviewed and it was determined that he had no possible means to carry out these threats. There is no threat to any students or faculty and this investigation is closed.Ž Parents of Port Charlotte High School students received a call alerting them of the situation, Charlotte County School District spokesperson Mike Riley confirmed Friday night.The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: € Rodarius Derell Godbolt, 19, of Tampa, Fla. Charges: grand theft property of more than $300 but less than $5,000 and out of county warrant. Bond: $10,000. € Lavarsha Chantell Monique Smiley, 31, of Tampa Fla. Charge: driving without license/revoked habitual offender. Bond: $5,000. € Rian David Miller, 33, of Sarasota. Charge: violation of probation or community control. Bond: none. € Dennis Craig Lewis, 27, of Saint Largo, Fla. Charges: false ID given to LEO and out of county warrant. Bond: $5,013. € Megan Elizabeth Demonbreun, 33, 6100 block of Golf Course Blvd., Punta Gorda. Charge: violation of probation or community control. Bond: none. € Carla Ann Tota, 38, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: grand theft property of more than $300 but less than $5,000, possession/received/obtained stolen credit or debit card and criminal mischief between $200 and $1,000 damage. Bond: $11,500. € Raymond Dale Green, 46, 22200 block of Montrose Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $6,500. € Kwamejawanza Phillip Forman, 27, 4000 block of Dotham St., Port Charlotte. Charges: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage and nonsupport of dependents. Bond: $7,049. € Jason Dean White, 43, 4300 block of Conway Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charges: violation of probation or community control, petty theft third subsequent offense and dealing in stolen property. Bond: $11,000. € Ray Anthony Reinhardt Jr., 48, 1700 block of Kirkwood St., North Port. Charge: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond: $1,000. € James Scott Pessolano, 46, 4500 block of Luther Ave., North Port. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $5,000. € Kevin Michael McDonald, 38, of Bradenton, Fla. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession or use of drug paraphernalia and battery by intentional touch or strike. Bond: $14,000. € Angela Lucille Green, 37, 2300 block of Easy St., Port Charlotte. Charge: possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $2,500. € Coty Joseph Bonilla, 33, 2800 block of Starlite Lane, Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $10,000. € Terry King Hargis Jr., 67, 11800 block of Xavier St., Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of controlled substance without a prescription and DUI. Bond $3,500. € Giovanni Jay Harrington, 18, 21000 block of Cascade Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: juvenile violation of probation. Bond: none. € William Benjamin Lehan, 37, 3400 block of W. Price Blvd., North Port. Charges: possession of controlled substance without a prescription and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $6,500. € Jennifer Lynn Jones, 34, 4700 block of Laramie Circle, North Port. Charges: introduction of contraband into county detention facility, underlying charge, failure to appear and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $8,500. € David Allen George, 34, of Nokomis. Charge: DUI. Bond: $3,500. € Martin Roman Garcia, 53, of Lowell, In. Charge: violation of probation or community control. Bond: none. The North Port Police Department reported the following arrests: € Terry Adams, 27, 200 E San Lorenzo Ave., North Port. Charge: driving with a suspended license. Bond: $1,500. The Venice Police Department reported the following arrests: € Carly Delellis, 22, 4100 block of Central Sarasota Parkway, Sarasota. Charge: DUI. Bond: $120. € Joshua Graden, 31, 500 block of Kumquat Court, Sarasota. Charge: possession of THC oil without a prescription. Bond: $1,500. The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: € Katherine Bailey, 53, 1200 block of Olympia Road, Venice. Charge: DUI with a person under 18. Bond: $120. € Kelbi Burson, 38, 1100 block of Panda Road, Venice. Charges: three counts of using obscene communication using a computer to lure a child and two counts of cruelty toward a child. Bond: none. € Angela Iturrino, 38, 7600 block of Raptor Court, North Port. Charge: probation violation (original charge: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription). Bond: none. € Nora Madelung, 56, 5000 block of S Jessica St., Nokomis. Charge: probation violation (original charge: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession or use of drug paraphernalia). Bond: none. € Kori Maynard, 30, 5600 block of Wagon Wheel Drive, North Port. Charge: possession of marijuana. Bond: $1,500. € Jesse Sykes, 34, 27300 block of Addington Place, Punta Gorda. Charge: possession of marijuana. Bond: $500. € Angela Zinn, 40, 100 block of N Sierra St., Nokomis. Charge: possession of methamphetamines. Bond: $1,500. € Elaine Robinson, 64, 21300 block of Coulton Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: driving while license suspended 2nd offense. Bond: $2,500. € William Gerard Vanpolanenpetel, 56, 14500 block of Lillian Circle, Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. € Sean Robert Golladay, 29, 7400 block of Silage Circle, Port Charlotte. Charges: out of county warrant, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: none. € Gregory Thomas Reibeling Sr., 31, 5400 block of White Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: loitering or prowling. Bond: $2,500. € Brittany Lea Horner, 27, 1300 block of Kensington St., Port Charlotte. Charge: retail theft $300 or more alone or coordinates with others. Bond: $5,000. € Bruce Allard Kane, 57, 2300 block of Pappas Terrace, Port Charlotte. Charge: trespass failure to leave property upon order by owner. Bond: none. € Douglas Lane Carlock, 27, 5200 block of Norlander Drive, Port Charlotte. Charge: DUI. Bond: $10,000. € Lukas Gennaro Esquivel, 20, 2200 block of Shenandoah St., North Port. Charges: possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of marijuana over 20 grams, and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond: $11,500. € Jeremy Edward Good, 34, 4800 block of Hurley Ave., North Port. Charges: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked and possession of drug paraphernalia. Boned: $3,500. € Carla Ann Tota, 38, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000, possess/received/obtained stolen credit or debit card, and criminal mischief between $200 and $1,000 damage. 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Page 10 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMESCHARLOTTE Alyce L. Boese Alyce L. Boese, 91. of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 in Port Charlotte. She was born October 9, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., and moved to this area in 2011 from Ingleside, Ill. Her husband, Robert, a World War II Navy Veteran preceded her in death. Before retiring in 2003, Alyce worked as a Bookkeeper for the City Round Lake Beach. She was a longtime member of the Lake County, IL Republican Party and was very interested in keeping up with current political topics and happenings. She was a staunch Trump Supporter. She is survived by her children, Wayne Boese and his wife Patricia, of Punta Gorda, Fla.,; Janice and Robert Hughes, of Burleson, Texas, and Jill Pomo of Fox Lake, Ill.; Grandchildren Kathleen Hughes, Pfannenstiel (Kevin). Lauren Hughes Steelman (Shelby) and Tammy Pomo Martin (Eric), and great grandchildren Riley and Ethan Pfannenstiel; Elizabeth, Emily, Charlee and Derek Steelman and Glenn, Zachary, Dean, Hunter Martin. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday Nov. 8, 2018, at the Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 635 E Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950. A Committal Service will follow for both Alyce and her husband Robert at 2:30 p.m., Thursday at the Sarasota National Cemetery. In lieu of ”owers, the family requests donations in memory of Alyce be made to the USO at www. uso.org Please visit kays-ponger. com to leave the family your thoughts, memories and condolences on the online guestbook.Edward Brauer Jr.Edward Brauer Jr., 83, of Port Charlotte, Fla., beloved husband of Joyce, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, following a long illness. He was born in Chicago, Ill., and worked at Insurance Service Of“ce for many years. Ed was a Fireman in Tinley Park, Ill., for 29 years and worked up to the rank of Captain. He was a member of the Moose. Ed loved racing his sailboat, Euphoria, with the Punta Gorda Sailing Club and he served as the commodore for two years. Ed leaves behind his wife Joyce; four sons, Tom (Debby), Tim (Bea), David (Shiela) and Chip (Rachel); “ve grandsons; one granddaughter; and two step grandchildren; sister, Bonnie (Al) Howard; one nephew; one niece; and several cousins. A Celebration of Life will be on Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Punta Gorda Civic Center Pavilion. Food will be provided, BYOB. Memorial donation may be made to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Philanthropy Dept., Sarasota, FL 34238, please note In Memory of Edward Brauer.Catherine J. DemicheleCatherine J. Demichele, 81, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Cemetery, and Crematory is handling arrangements. To send condolences, please visit: www.charlotte memorial.com.Diane A. Fenneman Diane A. Fenneman, 83 of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away on Sept. 11, 2018. She was born Oct. 12, 1934, in New York to her parents George and Thelma Natole. Diane was a retired Elementary school teacher and past President of her local Parent Teacher Association in Michigan. She and her husband, Roger Fenneman moved to Punta Gorda in 1984 and truly loved the area and the many friendships they developed throughout the years. Diane was a former member of the Punta Gorda Congregational Church of Christ and enjoyed volunteering her time in the church library. Both Diane and Roger volunteered with many organizations such as the Punta Gorda Air Show, Indy 500 with the United States Auto Club, as well the American Power Boat Association. Diane is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 29 years, Roger; and her parents George and Thelma Natole. She will be greatly missed by her sons, Michael Lewis of Dexter, Mich.; Keith Lewis of Wood Ridge, N.J.; Greg Lewis of Detroit, Mich.; step daughter, Shari (Fenneman) Shinn of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, Robert Natole of Williamsburg, Va.; as well as 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. A celebration of Dianes life will be held 11 a.m., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation services in Punta Gorda. The family requests that any memorial donations be made to Tidewell Hospice. To express condolences to the family, please visit www.LTaylorfuneral.com and sign the online guest book.James M. Inman Sr.James M. Inman Sr. passed peacefully the morning of Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, after battling complications resulting from an Aug. 4 stroke. A long time resident of North Port, Jim was owner/operator of Jimmies Signs, creating custom signage for North Ports ”edgling business community. Jim also worked to create the Ponce de Leon mural at Warm Mineral Springs, was instrumental in building the Elks Club, was managing partner of BIG Enterprises developing Trott Circle and assisted with the building of the scout house as a Kiwanis member. Jims passions were “shing, restoring vintage cars and collecting Lionel trains. Jim leaves behind his loving wife of 58 years, Barbara (nee Schnorbus) Inman; their son, James M. Inman, Jr, his wife Sara, their daughter Barbi, and her husband Jeff Hammons. Jim was #1 Pop Pop to “ve grandchildren, Nicholas K. Hawryluk, married to Heather, Matthew K. Hawryluk, Vada Hammons, Elicia Inman, and the youngest, Ashley Inman. He is also survived by four brothers, their wives and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be planned in the near future.Jeanne E VerSchneider Jeanne E VerSchneider, passed away peacefully on Oct. 22, 2018, with her loving husband Jack by her side. Jeanne was born in Pottsville, Pa., on Feb. 15, 1933, and raised her family in Rochester N.Y., where she worked for 30 years at Xerox Corporation in the Human Resources Department. She was recognized for her outstanding abilities and received many awards for her performance. She retired to Punta Gorda, Fla., where she could enjoy the sunshine and warm weather that she loved so much. She was a faithful member of San Antonio Catholic Church. Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Marion McCord, sister Karen Bound, “rst husband John Underwood and son Barth Underwood. Survived by her husband Jack VerSchneider, stepson Mike Underwood (Ann), son, Tim Underwood, daughter, Jill Willcox (Simon), stepdaughters, Laurie Broccolo (Albert), Aimee Maher (Don), brother-in-law, John Bound, niece, Paige Keeter, granddaughters, Melissa Dussault (Mathew), Kendal Willcox, Mary Anne Humphreys (Jason), grandson, Jason and Ryan Underwood, Kelby Willcox, Vincent Broccolo, great grandchildren, Dylan, Lucia, and Ryan Dussault and many friends. A memorial service will be held at San Antonio Catholic Church, 24445 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL. 33980, on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m., with a celebration of life luncheon immediately following. In lieu of ”owers, we ask that you toast a Manhattan to Jeanne and donate to Jeannes favorite charity the Humane Society, Hospice or a charity of your choice.ENGLEWOOD Robert G. Roth Robert G. (Bob) Roth passed away Oct. 27, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was born on February 13, 1947 in Rochester, N.Y. Robert was a retired Navy veteran. He was a resident of Gulf Cove. He is survived by his “anc, Helene Albritton; three children, Michael, Stephanie DeGrazio, and Julie Mayer; nine grandchildren, Bryant and Aria DeGrazio, Lilly and Mikayla Roth, and Lydia, Anna, David, Elena, and Sophia Mayer. He is also survived by brothers, John and William, and sisters Marge Neilson and Roberta OBrien. A celebration of life will be held on Nov. 8, at the VFW in Englewood at 12 p.m., followed by graveside at Sarasota National Cemetery at 3 p.m. In lieu of ”owers, memorial contributions may be made to Abode Hospice Foundation, 5465 Mark Dabling Blvd., Floor 1, Colorado Springs, CO 80918.Richard W. Haag Richard W. Haag, 87, currently of Englewood, Fla., formerly of Grove City, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Richard was born on Feb. 28, 1931, in Grove City, Ohio. He served in the United States Army, and was a Veteran of the Korean War. He married Colleen Nibert at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Grove City, Ohio on March 18, 1951. They were high school sweethearts! He was employed for 32 years at American Electric Power. Together they moved to Englewood in 1991 and loved living in Florida. Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Colleen Haag (nee Nibert); his son, Richard (Claudia) Haag; daughter, Teresa (David Pinckard) Dilts; grandchildren, Adam and Brynn Haag, Jessica and Aaron Cash, Cody Haag, and Timothy and Nikki Dilts; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Hudson, Campbell Grace and Colton. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Eda and John Haag; and sister, Virginia Geddes. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. OBITUARIESBy WARREN RICHARDSONSUN CORRESPONDENTSARASOTA „ With Tuesdays general election just days away, supporters of the Legacy Trail referendum have gone all out to ensure its passage. According to the latest “nancial disclosures “led with Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turners of“ce, the group Vote Yes for the Sarasota County Legacy Trail Extension has raised $84,572.50 as of Nov. 2 in support of their cause. In addition, the group also reported receiving $80,593 in in-kind contributions, bringing its total “nancial support to $165,165.50 versus $76,323 in expenditures as of Nov. 2. The question on Tuesdays ballot asks voters to allow Sarasota County of“cials to borrow up to $65 million to purchase an additional 6 miles of abandoned railroad corridor to extend the Legacy Trail into downtown Sarasota. In December, the county completed the purchase of almost 3 miles of the entire 9-mile abandoned corridor, which runs from Culverhouse Nature Park to Payne Park in downtown Sarasota. Because the entire purchase price exceeded the countys ability to pay, county commissioners opted to split the purchase, leaving the question of purchasing the larger segment to the voters. A referendum is necessary since the purchase price exceeds the $22.6 million limitation in the countys charter on the countys borrowing power without voter approval. Through email, Andrea Seager, co-chair of the committee, wrote that the group had received few negative comments regarding the referendum and remained hopeful that it will pass. We have heard tremendous positive feedback from Sarasota County residents who are thrilled with the idea of a safe 30-mile trail system running from North Port to Sarasota,Ž Seager wrote. On the groups Facebook page, for example, Nancy Evate wrote: The Legacy Trail provides healthy recreation, increased tourism and commerce to the area. There are no downsides to extending this wonderful asset.Ž Late last year, the Friends of the Legacy Trail started a so-called Square Foot Campaign to fund construction of the “rst three-miles of the extension, along with amenities. Donors receive a certi“cate of appreciation and a GPS location of their square foot. As of Nov. 1, the campaign has raised $57,107 from 531 donors. According to former county Parks Director Carolyn Brown, the county would issue bonds in two phases if voters approve the referendum. The “rst series of bonds would be issued in 2019 in the amount of $35 million. That would cover the acquisition costs of the next segment at $30.1 million and design and engineering work. The latter would include work on connections to the trail in Venice and North Port. A closing for the purchase of the northernmost segment is set for next May, contingent upon voter approval of the referendum. The second series of bonds would be issued in 2020 in the amount of $30 million which would be used to construct the extension of the trail. According to estimates by the countys budget staff, approval of the referendum would result in a property tax increase of $16 on a home with a taxable value of $200,000. Brown has said that the total amount needed could be reduced, depending upon the amount of grants the county could obtain. Seager said the group has worked non-stop for the past year to educate people about the trail and the referendum and have spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across the county. The only thing that would make it more amazing is if you could ride all the way to downtown Sarasota and connect to North Port,Ž wrote Pegeen Hanrahan on the Facebook page after a recent ride on the trail.Email: jondaltonwr@gmail.comLegacy Trail supporters hopeful for referendumVote Yes group has raised about $85K for cause PHOTO BY VIVIAN BRIDGESMore multi-use recreational trails, like The Legacy Trail, are being planned in the West Villages and South Sarasota County region. Honor your passed loved ones anytime with a personalized memorial tribute. Call (941) 206-1028 for rates. 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Page 12 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018OUR TOWN „ SUNCOAST HOMES Local humane societies should be a strong voice for the protection of animals. Even though their missions may vary, their goals advocating for the humane treatment of animals and expressed opposition to animal cruelty can be similar. Each local humane society is independent of each other, having their own Board of Directors or Trustees, their own mission statement and by-laws. Local humane societies are not governed by, under the jurisdiction of, or funded by The Humane Society of the United States, American Humane Association or the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). With few exceptions, the animals sheltered by local humane societies are dogs, cats, rabbits and small critters. Like Suncoast Humane Society, most of their programs are designed to help companion animals. With this said, it should not deter them from being a strong voice for the protection of all animals. An effective way for an organization to present a uni“ed voice for animals is to develop and adopt written position statements, approved by their Board, citing their stand on activities involving the use of animals. Most local humane societies do not have the “nances or resources to lobby or become actively involved in opposing animal exploitation or cruelty. National animal protection organizations are counted on to provide this support, along with some state animal welfare federations. A position statement, however, does allow them to have an of“cial voice. It puts them on record as an organization. It also gives their Board, staff and volunteers a direction when expressing views. These position statements also serve to educate donors and the community as a whole regarding activities that pose a danger to animals. Suncoast Humane Societys website, www. humane.org, lists over 20 individual animal-related activities the organization opposes. These positions are based on the following criteria. € Causes harm or suffering without concern for the welfare of the animal. € Exploits animals for the purpose of entertainment without education. € Shows a lack of respect for the species. As a general statement, Suncoast Humane Society stands opposed to any activity where animals are abused, neglected, or exploited. Relief is encouraged through legislation and education. Sadly, abuse, neglect and exploitation exists in many organized animal-related activities. Although illegal in all states, brutal dog and cock fighting thrives in many areas of the country. Strangely, it is advertised as sport in underground magazines. These poor animals are forced into a life, and death, that is barbaric, violent and inhumane. Certain other activities that harm animals, but are less obvious to some of us, are because the cruelties are masked or happen behind the scenes. Some of these activities include performing circus animals, bronc riding, bull riding and calf roping at rodeos, and dog racing. Even with the unified voice of a humane society, the most important voice out there may be yours! Legislators and decision makers usually know that a humane society will be fighting for the rights of animals. It is you they want to hear from. And just think, it may be your strong voice that actually makes a difference for animals.Humane Societies: A strong voice for animals Phil SNYDERSuncoast Humane Society Adult sailing classLearn to sail or refresh your skills with Englewood Sailing Associations Adult Snowbird Class for those 18 and over. The 4-day class will be held daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5-8 at the ESA Sailing Center at Indian Mound Park, 210 Winson Ave., Englewood. Cost is $175 per person and registration is now open at the Englewood SKY Family Y. ESA instructors are certi“ed through U.S. Sailing and are trained in CPR and First Aid. For additional information, contact Craig Keller at 941-276-3115 or the Y at 941-474-1234 or visit englewoodsailing.org.Health lectureEnglewood Community Hospital will have a free lecture and lunch for women from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Suncoast Auditorium, 779 Medical Drive, Englewood. Enjoy a complimentary luncheon and learn more about the latest treatment options for common issues that many women live with. Featured speaker is Dr. Tammy Birbeck, Gynecology. Bring a friend. Register by calling 941-473-3919 or visit EnglewoodComm Hospital.com.Project GraduationLemon Bay High School Project Graduation committee will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Media Center in Lemon Bay High School, 2201 Placida Road, Englewood. The committee is part of a nonpro“t organization that plans a graduation-night gathering each year for the Lemon Bay graduating class. The all-night event includes games, activities, dancing, prizes, a memory walk and lots of food. Graduating seniors are encouraged to stay with their classmates one last time in this safe environment for the entire evening. The committee meets monthly to organize fundraisers and plan for the event. Parents of all LBHS students are invited to participate. For more information, email projgradlbhs@ yahoo.com, like Lemon Bay High School Project Graduation on Facebook, or plan to attend a meeting.Cook with Chef WarrenCharlotte County Community Services will present Cooking with Chef Warren, a free program held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Englewood Charlotte Public Library, 3450 N. Access Road, Englewood. Chef Warren Caterson is the author of Table for TwoŽ and other books that teach cooking healthy and inexpensive meals. Nov. 8s program will be Back to Basics.Ž For more information, call the library at 941-681-3739.Annual Christmas bazaarThe Lemon Bay Womans Club will hold its Annual Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10, at the clubhouse, 51 N. Maple St. (Maple and Cocoanut), Englewood. Club members have worked all year to hand craft unique items which will be for sale, including holiday decorations and gifts as well as everyday items. A raf”e for our fabulous handmade quilt, holiday wreath and swag will be held on Saturday Nov. 10. Baked goods and a light lunch will be available. Proceeds go to local charities and to the upkeep of the clubhouse which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Come join in the fun and get into the holiday spirit with us!Veterans honoredThe Englewood Area Board of Realtors will have a Veterans Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the EABOR of“ce, 3952 N. Access Road, Englewood. 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Feeling FitPort Charlotte € Punta Gorda € North Port € Englewood € ArcadiaSunday, November 4, 2018www.yoursun.comFawcett Memorial Hospital is setting a new standard of excellence with its educational and interactive health event this coming Thursday, Nov. 8. The hospital is calling it a Health Extravaganza,Ž and in this case, the superlative is warranted. The free event, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center, includes more than 40 interactive stations showcasing services provided by the hospital, various screening opportunities, latest technology, health and wellness organizations, and more. We wanted to do something different from your typical health fair,Ž said Alexandria Davis, Director of Marketing at Fawcett Memorial Hospital. Were giving attendees a more hands-on, interactive experience while being educated on health topics and services available in our community. Over 50 medical experts in many fields will be at the event,Ž she added. Well have walk-through heart and brain exhibits with inflatable organs, a robotic surgery system, healthy food tastings, blood pressure and skin cancer assessments, stroke risk and postural assessments, hands only CPR demonstrations, and much more.Ž Davis said the event will also include hands-on PROVIDED BY MCCCognitive decline is a condition that is often associated with aging, but even middle-aged people can experience memory loss or cognition issues. The Alzheimers Association says that more than “ve million Americans are living with Alzheimers disease and other dementias. By 2050, that number could rise to as high as 16 million people. More than 747,000 Canadians are living with Alzheimers or another dementia, says the Canadian Alzheimers Association. Although there is no de“nitive way to prevent dementia, living a long, vibrant life may be possible by encouraging some healthy habits for the brain. It is never too late or too early to begin health and lifestyle changes. Exercise Becoming more active can improve brain volume, reduce risk for dementia and improve thinking and memory skills. The journal Neurology found that older people who vigorously exercise performed better on cognitive tests than others of the same age, placing them at the equivalent of 10 years younger. Increased blood ”ow that occurs with physical activity may help generate new neurons in the hippocampus, an area of the brain involved with learning and memory. The Harvard Medical School says aerobic exercise may help improve brain tissue by improving blood ”ow and reducing the chances of injury to the brain from cholesterol buildup in blood vessels. Quit smoking The Alzheimers Association indicates that evidence shows smoking increases the risk of cognitive decline. Smoking can impair blood ”ow to the brain and cause small strokes that may damage blood vessels. Eat healthy foods Foods that are good for the heart and blood vessels also are good for the brain. These include fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, “sh-based proteins, unsaturated fats, and foods containing omega-3 fatty acids. Neurologists state that, while research on diet and cognitive function is limited, diets, such as Mediterranean and Mediterranean-DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), may contribute to a lower risk of cognitive issues. Consume caffeine Caffeine may help boost memory performance and brain health. A Journal of Nutrition study found people ages 70 and older who consumed more caffeine scored better on tests of mental function than those who consumed less caffeine. Caffeine may help improve attention span, cognitive function and feelings of well-being. Information from Psychology Today also indicates caffeine may help in the storage of dopamine, which can Health & Hope DanMEARNSC PROVIDED BY MCCChange plays a big role in the aging process. As adults age, both their minds and bodies undergo changes. The changes associated with aging are not uniform. Some people may experience small changes as they inch toward and ultimately pass retirement age, while others may undergo changes that affect nearly every aspect of their lives. Cognitive decline is the type of age-related change that can have a dramatic impact on a persons life, affecting his or her ability to live independently. A general term used to describe symptoms associated with a decline in memory or thinking skills such as judgment and reasoning, dementia is often mistaken as a normal part of aging. However, the Alzheimers Foundation of America notes that dementia-related illnesses, including Alzheimers disease, are not a normal part of aging. Because many people associate memory loss with aging, they may be compelled to accept some of the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimers as mere byproducts of growing older. However, the Alzheimers Association urges men and women to report any of these 10 early signs and symptoms of Alzheimers to their physicians the moment theyre noticed. Family members who notice these signs in their relatives also should report them to their loved ones physicians. 1. Memory loss that disrupts daily life: Examples of this symptom include forgetting recently learned information; forgetting important dates and events; and asking for the same information over and over. 2. Challenges in planning or solving problems: Someone exhibiting this symptom may have trouble following a recipe or paying monthly bills. 3. Dif“culty completing familiar tasks at home at work or at leisure: Forgetting the rules of a favorite game or experiencing trouble driving to a familiar location are some examples of this symptom. 4. Confusion with time or place: People with Alzheimers lose track of dates, seasons and the passage of time. 5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships: Some people with Alzheimers have dif“culty reading, judging distance Report any of the 10 early signs and symptoms to your physician the moment theyre noticed PHOTO PROVIDEDThe changes associated with aging are not uniform. Some people may experience small changes as they inch toward and ultimately pass retirement age, while others may undergo changes that aect nearly every aspect of their lives.Alzheimers Awareness Month Brain-healthy habits to embrace PHOTO PROVIDEDWorking the brain through puzzles, reading and participating in social situations can stimulate the release of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, a molecule essential for repairing brain cells and creating connections between them.Dont miss Fawcetts Health ExtravaganzaBRAIN | 7 DAN | 2 SIGNS | 3 Charlotte Heart & Vascular Instituteof North Port Now Accepting New Patients. 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Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 Feeling FitPresident Michael Beatty Publisher Glen Nickerson Feeling Fit Editor Marie Merchant feelingfit@sun-herald.com 941-206-1135 Deadlines:Support groups and News & Notes are published as space permits. To be included send the information to feelingfit@sun-herald.com. Deadlines for listings are the Monday prior to publication.Medical Advertising Executives Bibi R. Gafoor 941-258-9528 bgafoor@sun-herald.com Jim Commiskey 941-258-9526 jcommiskey@sun-herald.com Elaine Schaefer eschaefer@sun-herald.com 941-205-6409 BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWSA childs blood pressure could indicate cognition problems into adulthood, according to a new study suggesting the cardiovascular connection to cognitive decline could begin much earlier in life than previously believed. The “ndings may provide a window into the roots of dementia, for which high blood pressure is considered a risk factor. We wondered ƒ is there perhaps some signal early in life that tells us high blood pressure is bad for you throughout your entire life?Ž said Dr. Arfan Ikram, lead author of the Dutch study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. It looked at a group of 5,853 children and 5,187 adults. The average age was about 6 among the kids and 62 for adults. Researchers assessed each participants blood pressure and arterial stiffness, which is the loss of elasticity in arteries and often considered a sign of aging, vascular disease or both. They also examined cognitive function for both groups. The children were given a set of non-verbal assessments of their abstract reasoning and spatial visualization skills. The results were converted to an IQ score. Adults took “ve cognition tests that measured a broader range of aptitudes ranging from memory to mental dexterity. The condition of blood vessels played a role in the results for both groups „ but in different ways. Among adults, greater arterial stiffness and higher blood pressure were associated with lower cognition. In children, higher diastolic blood pressure „ the bottom number in a blood pressure reading „ was linked with lower IQ scores. But Ikram cautioned this association was a subtle one. This doesnt mean we now need to start ƒ doing some kind of intervention at that age,Ž said Ikram, chair of the epidemiology department at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands. What the “ndings really mean is that we can say, Hey, the origins of when blood pressure might start affecting the brain lies really early in life.Ž The American Heart Association recommends children have their blood pressure checked once a year. For adults, the recommendation is at least once every two years if blood pressure is normal and more often if its above normal. Ikram said parents and adults in general should make prevention a priority. For instance, you can make sure blood pressure doesnt increase through lifestyle interventions, especially regular physical activity or reduced salt intake,Ž he said. We really need to make sure such things start early in life and not when people are, say, 40 or 50 years of age and thinking, I need to make sure my health is maintained, because Im starting to suffer from various ailments.Ž About 50 million people worldwide have dementia, with nearly 10 million new cases each year, according to the World Health Organization. Past studies have found links to high blood pressure and other cardiovascular risks. Most related research focuses on older adults, although some emerging studies include data on middle-aged patients, said Angela Jefferson, a neurology professor and director of the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimers Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The inclusion of a younger population of children taken together with the middle-aged adults offers interesting information about how blood pressure and arterial health relate to brain health,Ž said Jefferson, who was not involved in the study. The use of different cognition tests for the two study groups makes it a little dif“cult to compare the results exactly, she said. But because childrens brains continue to develop until the late teens, we use different tests to assess their cognitive health.Ž Whats more signi“cant is tracking the precise timing of when aging and disease affect the bodys arterial blood supplyŽ and the impact that has on the brain, Jefferson said. If we can p inpoint the window of intervention, we can make a stronger effort to improve cardiovascular health and reduce complications on brain health, cognition and presumably dementia,Ž she said.Cardiovascular health may impact brain function as early as childhood PHOTO PROVIDEDCardiovascular health may impact brain function as early as childhood. education from experts in joint, spine and cardiac care and physical therapy. Davis outlined some of Fawcetts interactive stations: Inflatable Brain Exhibit: Take a walk through the human brain. Visitors enter the exhibit through the frontal lobe, which is responsible for personality and higher cognitive functions, and exit through the cerebellum, the portion of the brain that controls balance and coordination. Inflatable Heart Exhibit: Take a walk through the human heart, a fully interactive exhibit where guests can see and touch the features of the heart. See how blood flows through the heart with red and blue chasing lights, heart chambers, heart valves, and more. Orthopedic & Spine Center: Hip, knee, and spine education with displays. Center for GastroIntestinal (GI) & Digestive Health: View the GI system and treatment options for various diseases. Surgical Robotic System Demo: Discover the benefits of robotic-assisted surgery. A full da Vinci Surgical System will we be on display. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2000, it is designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach controlled by a surgeon from a console. Sports & Rehab Services: Featuring postural assessments and a body fat analyzer. Inpatient Rehab Unit: Experts will assess attendees grip strength, coordination and balance. Diagnostic Imaging: Learn about this important tool in breast and lung health and the latest interventional radiology services. Oncology Services: Including skin cancer risk assessments. Emergency Services: Hand-only CPR demonstrations and blood pressure checks. Stroke Care: Stroke risk assessments will be provided, along with the latest information on a comprehensive stroke program coming to Fawcett soon. Sepsis: Education on how to identify the infectious disease and when to seek treatment. H2U & Volunteer Services: Introduction to Fawcetts Health to You (H2U) program and some its activities, including rock painting and exercise classes (Zumba, Tai-Chi, Just Sit). Respiratory Care: Discussion about lung capacity peak flowsŽ and lung function assessments with an incentive spirometer, a device used to measure and improve the functioning of the lungs. Bariatric Center of Excellence: Advice from an expert nutritionist, along with Worden Farms vegetable give-a-ways. Food & Nutrition Services: Learn about Fawcetts new organic and vegan menus. Smoothie tastings will be available along with a fruit-infused water station where the first 500 visitors will receive a complimentary infused water bottle. Case Management: Addressing advanced directives, written statements of a persons wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will Infection Prevention: Education on how to prevent illnesses and diseases. Pharmacy: A questionand-answer session with pharmacy experts, who will provide medication education. We will have additional health and human services vendors on site as well,Ž Davis said. For more information on the free event, call 941-624-1552 or search the event page Fawcett Health ExtravaganzaŽ on Facebook. The event is free and open to the public. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Call Dan Mearns at 941-893-9692 or email danmearns@ gmail.com.DANFROM PAGE 1 Dont let a sports injury keep you sidelined...See The Shoulder GuyŽ Performed over 500 Shoulder Surgeries in 2017 alone!Robert P. 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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3PROVIDED BY SU BYRONAccording to the AARP, 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every single day. Although theyve reached retirement age, many are unprepared, both “nancially and emotionally. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College (OLLI at Ringling College) will address this issue with its upcoming Boomer Conference 2018: How to Live Your Best Life Preand Post-Retirement,Ž on Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota. Janna Overstreet, OLLI at Ringling Colleges executive director, says that the Boomer Conference serves as a retirement toolbox.Ž Its speakers and networking sessions offer a host of useful strategies on retirements social, and psychological implications. Our sense of purpose often centers on our careers,Ž said Overstreet. When we retire, how do we bring purpose back to our lives? Retirement brings a bounty of emotions „ some good and some not so good. We invite you to join us to learn how to thrive during this exciting transition.Ž The conference is a day of learning, enlightenment, and making connections. Feature topics include: Networking for Ful“llment, The Caregivers Path: You CAN Care for Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself, Pathways and Tools to Embrace a Meaningful Life, and Embracing Joy in Your Life. Keynote speaker, Jeri Sedlar, co-author of Dont Retire: REWIRE,Ž will share her “ve-step approach to retirement. Other conference speakers include Kathy Flora, Louise Gallagher, Debbie Grovum, Dr. David Klain, Susan Larson, Rick Miners, Andrea Nierenberg and Janna Overstreet. General admission is $109; $98 for Gold Members. The fee includes a light breakfast and a boxed lunch and a full day of presentations by nationally recognized speakers. Pre-registration is required. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. To register, visit www. olliatringlingcollege.org or call 941-309-5111.The Boomer Conference 2018: How to Live Your Life Preand Post-Retirement SEDLAR IF YOU GOThe Boomer Conference 2018: How to Live Your Life Preand Post-RetirementŽ takes place on Nov. 16, at Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota. General admission is $109; $98 for Gold Members. The fee includes a light breakfast and a boxed lunch and a full day of presentations by nationally recognized speakers. Pre-registration is required. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. To register, visit www.olliatringlingcollege.org or call 941-309-5111. The Boomer Conferences schedule of events includes: 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.: Registration, coffee and welcome 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.: Keynote speaker Jeri Sedlar 10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Break 10:30 a.m.-noon: Panel and discussion Noon-12:45 p.m.: Lunch 12:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: Breakout sessions 2:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m.: Goal sharing, wrap up and evaluations 3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Giveaways and book signings and determining color or contrast. 6. New problems with words in speaking or writing: Dif“culty joining or continuing a conversation and calling things by the wrong name are some examples of this symptom. 7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps: People with Alzheimers sometimes put things in unusual places and then cannot retrace their steps to “nd those things. 8. Decreased or poor judgment: Poor judgment and decision-making often affects people with Alzheimers. 9. Withdrawal from work or social activities: People with this symptom may begin to withdraw from favorite activities or avoid being social because of the changes theyre experiencing. 10. Changes in mood and personality: Mood changes affect people with Alzheimers, who may become confused, suspicious, depressed, fearful, or anxious. Learn more about Alzheimers disease at www.alz.org.SIGNSFROM PAGE 1 PROVIDED BY MCCAlzheimers disease, the most common form of dementia, is often mistaken as something that only affects aging men and women. While the Alzheimers Association¨ notes that age is the biggest risk factor for Alzheimers, the group also warns that even men and women nowhere close to retirement age can develop the disease. In fact, the Alzheimers Association reports that, in the United States alone, roughly 200,000 people under the age of 65 have early-onset Alzheimers disease. According to the Alzheimers Association, many people with earlyonset are in their 40s and 50s. Recognizing that Alzheimers is not just for retirees but capable of affecting younger men and women with families and careers is important, as the Alzheimers Association points out that healthcare providers typically do not look for signs or symptoms of Alzheimers in young people. In such people, symptoms of Alzheimers may be incorrectly attributed to stress. Adults who suspect they might be suffering from early-onset Alzheimers should have a comprehensive medical evaluation, which may include a neurological exam and/or brain imaging, conducted by a physician who specializes in Alzheimers disease.Alzheimers disease is often mistaken as something that only aects aging men and women www.PantherHollowDental.com19240 Quesada Avenue Port Charlotte, FL 33948(941) 743-7435adno=3618144-1 PANTHER HOLLOW DENTAL LODGE Panther Hollow Dental Lodge is where experienced, trustworthy and compassionate dentistry occurs. 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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018By RUSTY PRAYFEELING FIT CORRESPONDENTCarol Weston sang along with American Pie.Ž Joining in on and good old boys were drinking whiskey and ryeŽ is not usually part of her day. But this day was different. This was a day to let go „ even if it was just for the chorus to a familiar song „ and relax. This was a day for the music to play. So, Carol sat back aboard the King Fisher Fleet sightseeing boat and sang with Shawn Brown, who provided the entertainment for the 17th annual Caregivers Cruise, a 90-minute voyage on Charlotte Harbor for nonpaid caregivers. Its sponsored by OCEAN (Our Charlotte Elder Affairs Network), a coalition of public and private health, human and social service organizations that serves as a resource for Charlotte County seniors. Carols day usually starts with a shower before the alarm goes off at 6:30 a.m. and her husband, Denis, wakes up. Denis, 77, a retired teaching pastor, has Alzheimers. If she doesnt shower before he wakes, she wont. And then the daily routine begins. He doesnt want to get out of bed,Ž she recited. He goes to adult day care, so I tell him he has to get up and get ready to go. He says, Where am I going? Now you have to have your shower. He has breakfast, and I help him get dressed. By the time he gets ready to leave, Im already burned out. And its 9:30 in the morning.Ž Carols story is not out of the ordinary for a caregiver of someone with Alzheimers or dementia, brain trauma or motor impairment. There were 72 others on the boats two decks who knew exactly what she was talking about. They were treated by eight OCEAN members to the complimentary cruise, lunch, goody bags packed with information and Browns inspired song selection. Complimentary respite care for anyone who attended and did not have that available also was provided. Its our way of giving nonpaid caregivers a leisurely afternoon on the water,Ž said Ami Conti, OCEAN vice president. Carol and Denis have lived in Port Charlotte for “ve years. He was diagnosed two years ago. She and their two sons had hoped that the progression would be a slow one, and that longterm care would be years away. But then, about a year ago, Denis fell and hit his head, and that really accelerated it.Ž So often with Alzheimers, its the little things that lead to a diagnosis. That was true in the case of Carol and Denis when she noticed he began making errors in his teaching with Southwest Florida Bible Institute. He was teaching the Last Week of Jesus „ a course he createdŽ „ and he was making mistakes. They werent critical mistakes, but I knew what should have been. He just wasnt his usual self, but you dont think its anything. You rationalize its something else thats doing it.Ž Their 49th wedding anniversary just passed; Denis didnt remember. Alzheimers not only affects memory and the person trying to cope with that loss, it changes roles. I was used to being the one catered to,Ž said Carol, 68. Now the shoes on the other foot. Now Im doing all the driving. Im doing everything. Because he cant.Ž For a short while, Carol and he other caregivers were provided an escape. She sat next to friend Cindy Chicmacia on the second deck, enjoyed the breeze, munched on lunch and sang along with Brown. I think it was really good,Ž Carol said as the cruise concluded. Its nice to sit back and be spoiled for an hour and a half. You kind of forget your cares.Ž Chicmacia leaned over. Its a little getaway,Ž she whispered conspiratorially. I wish it was longer.ŽA day for the music to play Dee Prescott, foreground, and Val Rankin lead dancing in the aisles during the Caregivers Cruise. FEELING FIT PHOTOS BY RUSTY PRAYOCEAN members and cruise sponsors, from left, Pam Monnier, OCEAN secretary; Melissa Lockhart, OCEAN president; Miguel Roman, Southport Square; Cassy Monnier, Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center; Dee Rinear, A Better Solution; Renisha Diaz, Granny Nannies; Tonyah Lockett, OCEAN greeter; and Ami Conti, OCEAN vice president. Come see why our Residents Call Lexington Manor HomeASSISTED LIVING FOR SENIORS!Our Assisted living community includes upscale restaurant dining, with many choices. You can rest easy knowing the details are taken care of so that you can live a carefree lifestyle.At Lexington Manor you have the freedom to remain independent while relaxing or enjoying our fully scheduled calendar of social and recreational activities. Our many exceptional services and amenities include outings, exercise classes, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, game room, library, transportation, laundry, and housekeeping. www.lexingtonmanorportcharlotte.comCALL US TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR OWN PERSONAL TOUR.20480 Veterans Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33954Assisted Living Facility # 10548 941-766-7991adno=3622498-1

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5 Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.Cardiac Diet Nutrition Class. Bayfront Health Wellness & Rehab Center, 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. Learn heart-healthy, low-fat and low-sodium food options. Free. Call 941637-2450 to register. Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pulmonary Diet Nutrition Class. Bayfront Health Wellness & Rehab Center, 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. Learn how eating habits can affect your breathing. Free. Call 941-637-2450 to register. Nov. 6, 13 and 20, 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 www. BayfrontHealthEvents. com. Nov. 13, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Lung Cancer Support Group. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Of“ ce Plaza, 4th Floor Conf. Room, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. Find out what support and assistance is available to you and your family and how others are coping. No registration required. For details, call 941-637-9575. Nov. 13, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Hands-Only CPR and Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC). Villa San Carlos I, 2550 Easy St., Port Charlotte. Hands-only CPR is a method of CPR that has been recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA) since 2010 and is 10 times more likely to save someone in cardiac arrest then not doing anything. H elp given immediately in an emergency can often make the difference between life and death. Free. Register at www. BayfrontHealthEvents. com. Nov. 13, 15-minute Time Slots Available 4 p.m to 5:30 p.m. „ Personalized Balance Assessment. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Center for Balance Disorders, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Anyone can lose the ability to balance. Receive an individualized assessment and learn ways to improve balance. Free. Limited time slots available. Call 941-766-4903 to register. BAYFRONT NEWS & NOTES€ Englewood Beach: Daily at 8:30 a.m.; and Wednesday at 5 p.m. 941-473-0135. € Manasota Beach, 8570 Manasota Key Road: Monday-Friday at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. € Venice Beach Yoga, Daily 8 a.m. and MondayThursday at 6 p.m. € North Jetty, Nokomis Beach Yoga, 1000 S Casey Key Road: 9 a.m. MondayFriday. All ages and abilities bring a towel or blanket and join. Free will donation. € 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 nonprofit locations and some done to support are nonprofits. 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:// www.facebook.com/ yogasanctuary. € Yoga Tots „ The Punta Gorda Library, 424 W. Henry St., hosts the free program Yoga Tots Storytime from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Fridays for children ages 12-36 months. Bring your toddler, towels or yoga mat to stretch your mind and muscles with a story and fun yoga poses. For more information, call 941-833-5460 or email: PuntaGordaLibrary@ charlottecounty” .gov. If you would like your free yoga event added to our events, email feeling“ t@ sun-herald.com. Yoga By RUSTY PRAYFEELING FIT CORRESPONDENTMelodie Austin tells the story of the woman who attended Grief Share, a program to help those grieving the death of loved ones, after losing her husband. This girl came, and she was so broken,Ž recalled Austin, seminar organizer and a member of the 1st United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda. She and her husband had done everything together, and he died, and her world was gone. She sobbed her way through the program, just sobbed. She just couldnt stand the pain. I saw an incredible change in her. A few weeks in, she slapped her lap and said, Im sick of this. Im sick of the pain. Im sick of the loneliness. Im going to do whatever it takes to get through it.Ž That woman will be volunteering for the upcoming eighth session of Grief Share. Grief Share is the second half of a two-pronged approach to providing guidance to those who are lost in grief. The “ rst is a free half-day seminar called Surviving the Holidays. Focused on Thanksgiving and Christmas, the annual seminar will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 in the Life Center of the 1st United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, 507 W. Marion Ave. The deadline for registration is Nov. 12. The seminar comes with a full breakfast. Sixty-seven people attended last years seminar. Its for anyone who has lost a loved one within the last week, the last month, the last year, the last 10 years,Ž Austin said. Theyre faced with, How am I going to get through the holidays? Everyone else is merry and bright and having this wonderful time with family and friends, and my world has ended. How am I going to survive? The pain seems to be magni“ ed because everyone else is having a good time. People think theres something wrong with them because they cant get into the spirit. Of course they cant. Theyre grieving. This seminar can give them hope. We will walk this journey with themŽ The seminar can be used as a lead-in to Grief Share, a 13-week support program where people meet in groups to assist one another. The program starts Jan. 8 with a twohour session beginning at 6:30 p.m. It also will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 9. There is no charge; however, the accompanying workbook costs $20. Scholarships are available. The seminar and program are faith-based, but a person need not be a member of the church or follow a speci“ c spiritual dogma. Austin became involved seven years ago after her husband and daughter died within a month of each other. I was a basket case,Ž she said. I stuffed it, because Id always been real strong. My kids would say, Wow, Mom, youre so strong. And it was a lie. I was dying inside.Ž A friend recommended she attend Grief Share, a network of churches that offers help to people struggling with grief. This isnt my ministry,Ž Austin said. Its Gods. Im just the middle man. But I get to see incredible miracles.Ž To register, contact Austin at 941-639-4402, or email melharryaustin@ yahoo.com. For more information, go to www. whatis1st.com/holidays.Program aims to help grieving survive holidays IF YOU GOA free half-day seminar called Surviving the Holidays, focused on Thanksgiving and Christmas, will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17, in the Life Center of the 1st United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, 507 W. Marion Ave. The deadline for registration is Nov. 12. The seminar comes with a full breakfast. Sixty-seven people attended last years seminar. To register, contact Austin at 941-639-4402, or email melharryaustin@yahoo.com. For more information, go to www. whatis1st.com/holidays. 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. So, at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda, youll “nd faster care in the emergency room. We work diligently to have you initially seen by a medical professional* in 30 minutes … or less. And, with a team of dedicated medical specialists, we can provide a lot more care, if you need it. The 30-Minutes-Or-Less E.R. Service Pledge … only at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Bayfront Health Punta Gorda.2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 809 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FLBayfrontCharlotte.com adno=3625306-1

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Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018Bayfront Health Punta Gorda named Pinnacle Business of the YearThe Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce has named Bayfront Health the Donna Heidenreich Pinnacle Business of the Year.Ž The Pinnacle Award is given annually to a local business, chosen by a panel of judges comprised of previous award winners. This award is given to a business that without which our community would simply not be the same,Ž said John Wright, Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce President. It is traditionally the top award of the year.Ž We are honored to be the recipient of this years Pinnacle Business of the Year award,Ž says Drew Emery, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Chief Executive Of“cer. This is a true testament of the hard work that our physicians, staff, and volunteers contribute each and every day.Ž Bayfront Health Punta Gorda was Charlotte Countys “rst hospital. Last year marked 70 years of commitment to delivering high quality health care to the City of Punta Gorda and Charlotte County. Over the course of the year, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda touched more than 76,600 lives, providing care for patients who were admitted to the hospital, in the emergency room and at outpatient visits. It is a real honor to acknowledge the tireless work that Bayfront Health undertakes in this community, while offering the very best in medical care and support for our entire community,Ž adds Wright. We are very proud of our hospital in the City of Punta Gorda.Ž To view other winners of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerces Donna Heidenreich Business of the Year awards, visit https://puntagordachamber.com/ donna-heidenreich business.Fashion to a TeaThe Guardian ad Litem Foundation will play host to Fashion to a TeaŽ from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 7, at Twin Isles Country Club, 301 Madrid Blvd., Punta Gorda. Tickets are $35 per person and includes a high tea luncheon, silent auction items for bid and fun surprises. Fashion show by Anthonys. Hats are welcome, but not required. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 941-613-3233 or visit voicesforkids.org.Englewood Lions Club to host flea marketEnglewood Lions Club on 4611 Placida Road, Englewood, will be hosting its Flea Market starting the second Sunday of every month from November through March from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Inside tables are available for $20 each. Vendor spots outside are available for $15 each. For more information, call Diane at 941-681-2161.Twins Tot Walk & 5KThe Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte Bridge Twins Tot Walk will be held on Nov. 11, at Laishley Park, 120 Laishley Park, Punta Gorda. Registration begins at 4 p.m. with a 5 p.m. vigil and walk immediately following. Strollers welcome on the Walk. Teams are encouraged but not necessary. For more information, visit runsignup.com/Race/ Events/FL/PuntaGorda/ TwinsWalk5K.Englewood CRA to host Veterans Day celebrationThe Englewood Community Redevelopment Area and the Friends of Englewood Veterans Memorial and Freedom Pavilion is hosting its third annual Veterans Day Celebration of Honor at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, at the Englewood Veterans Memorial, 10 Harbor Lane, Englewood. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or visit www.scgov.net.Trivia nightChelsea Place Adult Day Care, 3626 Tamiami trail, Port Charlotte will host Trivia Night from 5:30 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m. on Nov. 15. Pizza, beer, wings and wine. All proceeds to bene“t the Homeless Coalition. Cost is $10. Donation includes food and drink. RSVP to Amie at 941-787-0687.Open houseSerenity Gardens Spiritual Health and Wellness Center, 2765 S Tamiami Trail Suite B, Port Charlotte, is proud to announce its grand opening from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 17. There will be light refreshments and at 7 p.m. join for a free Spiritual Connection Demonstration. Serenity Gardens will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. They are closed Wednesdays and Sundays. For more information, call 941-883-4942. NEWS & NOTES Visit us at 329 East Olympia Avenue in Punta Gorda! General and Medical Dermatology I Phototherapy Skin Cancer Screening and Treatment I Anti-Aging Mens Therapies I Mohs Surgery I Pediatric Dermatology Skin Care Products I Facial Rejuvenation FloridaSkinCenter.com 239.236.8322 OFFICES: FORT MYERS | CAPE CORAL | LEHIGH ACRES | PUNTA GORDA Hablamos ESPAOL 1 Do you know what skin cancer looks like ? At Florida Skin Center, we do. 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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7PROVIDED BY MCCPuzzles are fun and entertaining, but their benefits go beyond simple recreation. In fact, playing and solving puzzles on a regular basis can benefit adults and children in various ways. Puzzles often stimulate problem-solving centers in the brain and can improve brain health. Researchers have found that, by completing crossword puzzles, playing challenging games or doing other puzzle-related activities, individuals may be less likely to develop brain plaques that have been tied to Alzheimers disease. Data published in the Archives of Neurology found a distinct connection between people who exercised their minds with stimulating activities in their early and middle years and brain health. This group had less Betaamyloid protein uptake in their brains, which is linked to the onset of Alzheimers, than those who didnt engage in puzzles during the same time frame. Beyond their health bene“ ts, puzzles offer some additional perks. € Puzzles boost vocabulary. Puzzles such as crosswords or codewords/ cryptograms introduce people to new words. This helps people expand their vocabulary and can help them improve their spelling. € Puzzles teach patience. Puzzles can be challenging, and such challenges can promote patience in regard to approaching and realizing goals. € Puzzles can reinforce lessons. Teaching through puzzle play is an effective way to tap into memory retention while making lessons fun. € Puzzles may improve intelligence. Engaging in puzzles can force players to think and reason using general knowledge, memory, spatial imagery, and logic. These skills help to sharpen intellect over time. Researchers at the University of Michigan even found that adults could boost their IQs by four points after spending 25 minutes a day doing puzzles. € Puzzles reinforce concentration. Concentration is required to find words hidden in a word search puzzle or to solve a brainteaser. According to data on SelfGrowth.com, puzzles naturally induce a state of creative, focused meditation. € Puzzles improve visual-spatial reasoning. When solving a jigsaw puzzle or working ones way through a maze, players have to look at different shapes and “ gure out where they “ t within the larger picture. Better visual-spacial skills can help with packing, driving and using a map and can be valuable career tools in fields such as architecture. Puzzles are a fun recreational activity that also can boost brain health.How puzzles promote health and wellness PHOTO PROVIDEDPuzzles often stimulate problem-solving centers in the brain and can improve brain health.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 941-426-8349 to register.Caregivers Support GroupPort Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte, hosts a caregiver support group from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The cost is free and is open to any caregiver dealing with a care-receiver with any debilitating disease. There are no requirements to join the group. For more information, contact Mike Boccia at 941-815-6077. Support Groups PLEASE GIVE BLOOD HELP SAVE LIVESreduce feelings of depression and anxiety. In addition, compounds in cocoa and coffee beans may improve vascular health and help repair cellular damage due to high antioxidant levels. Work the brain Engaging in mentally stimulating activities can create new brain connections and more backup circuits, states Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist at Harvardaffiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. 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Page 8 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018By DAN MEARNSFEELING FIT CORRESPONDENTAlzheimers Ambassador Melissa Vanderbilt-Bestor, community outreach coordinator with The Springs at South Biscayne, traveled to Tallahassee in January and spoke with legislators about making Alzheimers a top state priority. She was one of more than 40 delegates from South Florida at the Rally in TallyŽ sponsored by the Alzheimers Association of Florida, Vanderbilt-Bestor is going back to Tallahassee, and this time she will be accompanied by two members of her Congressional Team: Jessica Cantwell of the Life Care Center of Punta Gorda and Tanyah Lockett of Royal Palm Retirement Center. The two were sworn in during a special event at The Springs at South Biscayne on Sept. 9. I am very honored to have two women who are as passionate about this disease as I am,Ž she said, and together we can make a difference in the lives we touch. Darla Vient, representing Congressman Thomas Rooney, came to town to oversee the swearing in ceremony of Cantwell and Lockett. Cyrena Duncan, Public Policy Manager of the Alzheimers Association, led the two in a pledge of support and commitment to the Congressional Team. After the teams Tallahassee mission in February, VanderbiltBestor will be heading to Washington, D.C. at end of March, continuing, as she says, to speak for those who cant.Ž Vanderbilt-Bestor, Cantwell and Lockett were all on the committee responsible for The Walk to End Alzheimers, which took place at Lashley Park on Oct. 6. Our goal was to raise $50.000 this year,Ž said Vanderbilt-Bestor, but thanks to all those who came out to support this event, $53,900 was raised.Ž Vanderbilt-Bestor cited some facts about Alzheimers, noting that there are over 10,000 estimated cases of the disease in Charlotte County. Currently, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimers and by 2050, that number is projected to reach nearly 14 million. One in three seniors dies with Alzheimers or other dementia,Ž she said. It kills more people than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops the disease.Ž Vanderbilt-Bestor encourages concerned citizens to get involved by registering for the walks at www.alz.org and by attending educational seminars and fundraising events. The latter includes a quarter auction, Quarter Frenzy for the Alzheimers Association,Ž on Nov. 8 at the 24TwentyOne Event Center. 2421 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the fun starts at 6:30. Paddles are $3 each or three for $7. You can win great items for just quarters,Ž Vanderbilt-Bestor promised. The association is holding a free lunch-andlearn, Understanding Alzheimers,Ž at The Springs at South Biscayne on Nov. 9. Seating is limited, so registration is required. RSVP by calling 800-914-6770.Alzheimers team going to Tallahassee PHOTO BY MONICA AMAYA In attendance at the pledge ceremony Melissa Vanderbilt-Bestors Alzheimers Congressional Team are, from left, Vanderbilt-Bestor, team member Jessica Cantwell, Darla Vient of U.S. Rep. Thomas Rooneys oce, team member Tanya Lockett and Alzheimers Association Public Policy Manager Cyrena Duncan. IF YOU GOQuarter Frenzy for the Alzheimers Association,Ž will be held on Nov. 8, at the 24TwentyOne Event Center. 2421 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the fun starts at 6:30 p.m. Paddles are $3 each or three for $7. The Alzheimers Association is holding a free lunch-and-learn, Understanding Alzheimers,Ž at The Springs at South Biscayne on Nov. 9. Seating is limited, so registration is required. RSVP by calling 800-914-6770. By MARCIA HEROUX POUNDSSUN SENTINELTherapeuticsMD announced Monday that its single-pill hormone therapy for menopausal hot ”ashes has been approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The new drug, which combines estradiol (estrogen) and progesterone in an oral softgel capsule, has been named Bijuva, and is expected to be available in the United States by April or May, the Boca Raton company said. For menopausal women, the approval means a new option for hormone therapy. Currently, women who want bio-identical hormone therapy „ molecularly identical to the hormones produced by a womans body „ have to take two pills. For the company, it means further entrance into a multibillion-dollar market of menopausal health care for women. Dr. James Liu, president of the North American Menopause Society and chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, said this is the “rst FDA approval of a combination hormone therapy evaluated in a large, well-controlled, randomized clinical trial that has demonstrated both safety and ef“cacy for the treatment of moderate to severe hot ”ashes due to menopause. The approval of Bijuva represents an important, novel and effective treatment option for women,Ž Liu said. The FDA approved Bijuvas higher dosage of 1 milligram of estradiol and 100 milligrams of progesterone. TherapeuticsMD had also proposed a capsule with a lower dose of estradiol. The FDA thought there was no reason for a lower dose,Ž the company said. In August, TherapeuticsMD began distributing Imvexxy, its new treatment for menopausal women who experience painful sex due to vaginal atrophy. 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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP ECONOMICS WRITERWASHINGTON „ U.S. businesses ramped up hiring in October, and wages rose by the largest year-over-year amount in nearly a decade, a combination that is pulling a rising share of Americans into the job market. In the final major economic report before Tuesdays congressional elections, the government said Friday that U.S. employers added a robust 250,000 jobs in October. The unemployment rate stayed at a five-decade low of 3.7 percent. Healthy economic growth is spurring employers to hire at a rapid pace that shows no sign of flagging even with the economy in its 10th year of expansion. With the supply of unemployed dwindling, companies appear to be finally putting up generous enough pay raises to attract and retain employees. Average hourly wages rose 3.1 percent in October from a year earlier, the fastest annual gain since 2009. Still, inflation has picked up a bit in the past year as well, eating away at some of those pay raises. And the increase in wages last month also partly reflected a one-time drop in pay a year ago because of Hurricane Harvey. Even so, Octobers increase suggests that after a decade of anemic growth, wage growth is picking up. At the same time, an influx of new job-seekers increased the proportion of Americans with jobs to its highest level since 2009. The economy has now added jobs for 97 straight months, a record. That steady hiring has helped reduce the unemployment rate for Latinos to 4.4 percent, a record low. Teenage unemployment dropped last month to 11.9 percent, the lowest since 1969. And the proportion of Americans without a high school degree who are working has reached the highest point on records dating from 1992. It doesnt get any better than this,Ž said Sun Wong Sohn, chief economist at SS Economics. Evidently, the word has spread that there are good jobs to be had at decent wages.Ž Cheyenne Mauzy of Springfield, Missouri, had held out for higher pay when she started job hunting in June. She felt she needed a high enough hourly wage to make up for the cost of child care for her three children. There was a minimum we had to make,Ž Mauzy, 28, said, referring to calculations she made with her husband. I had to bring home enough on top of child care. If I am just going to work to pay for our child care, I should be our child care.Ž In late August, she took a job at a hospital in Springfield that pays $11.22 an hour. Becky Frankiewicz, president of staffing firm ManpowerGroup North America, said companies are trying a variety of strategies to fill jobs. Many retailers are removing the label seasonalŽ from their job postings and looking for permanent workers instead. Others are dropping their requirements for a college degree. We absolutely see employers getting more and more creative about ways to get people in,Ž Frankiewicz said. By some measures, consumers are the most confident they have been in 18 years, and their spending is propelling brisk economic growth. The economic expansion is now the second-longest on record, and October marked the 97th straight month of hiring, a record streak. Strength in their customer demand has been a key factor leading companies to steadily add workers. Though economists have predicted that hiring will eventually slow as the pool of unemployed Americans dwindles, theres no sign of that happening yet.Wages surge as US adds a robust 250,000 jobs in OctoberUS employers added 250,000 jobs in October and lifted wages at fastest pace since 2009 AP PHOTOIn this Jan. 30, “le photo, Loredana Gonzalez, of Doral, Fla., “lls out a job application at a JobNewsUSA job fair in Miami Lak es, Florida, On Friday, Nov. 2, the U.S. government issues the October jobs report. adno=3627237-1 Mission Driven... Results Oriented 180 Bed Rehab Facility Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor is a trusted, compassionate provider of rehabilitation and extended care. We have maintained a consistent history of high performance standards. Our expert staff, state of the art facilities and upscale environment makes Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor the premier choice for rehab in Southwest Florida. Apply online @ solarishealthcare.vikus.net NEW!! Sign-On Bonus of $2000CNA RN/LPN PRN Floor Nurse Positions Available adno=3627236-1

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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 C7405532 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 2300 AARON ST #309 $63,000 919 $60,000 10/29/2018 Community 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Cash 68.5 5 0.95 C7404640 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 4158 TAMIAMI TRL #J6 $78,500 957 $75,000 10/31/2018 Community 2 2 0 1972 Condominium Cash 82 .03 0.96 78.37 C7403232 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 4158 TAMIAMI TRL #D6 $81,000 957 $79,000 10/25/2018 Community 2 2 0 1971 Condominium Cash 84 .64 0.98 82.55 D6102507 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 21405 OLEAN BLVD #422 $89,900 807 $82,000 10/30/2018 Community 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 1 11.4 0.91 D6100894 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 25100 SANDHILL BLVD $92,000 859 $89,000 10/26/2018 Private, Comm 2 2 0 1987 CondoConv 107.1 0. 97 C7405687 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 3006 CARING WAY #405 $92,900 807 $91,000 10/31/2018 Community 2 2 0 1981 Condominium Cash 11 5.12 0.98 112.76 C7251409 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 26485 RAMPART BLVD $101,000 884 $92,500 10/25/2018 Community 2 2 0 1989 Condominium Convention al 114.25 0.92 104.64 C7405506 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 227 WATERWAY CIR NE $109,000 735 $105,000 10/25/2018 None 2 1 0 1956 Single Family Residence Cash 148.3 0.96 68.09 C7406623 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 3160 MATECUMBE KEY RD $110,000 630 $107,000 10/31/2018 Community 1 1 0 1983 Condominium Cash 1 74.6 0.97 146.17 A4411341 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 4658 CHICOPA ST $114,900 767 $111,650 10/26/2018 None 2 1 0 1963 Single Family Residence Convent ional 149.8 0.97 122.56 D5920670 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 6796 GASP PINES BLVD $114,900 932 $100,000 10/30/2018 Community 2 2 0 1981 Condominium Conventio nal 123.28 0.87 93.11 D6102678 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 1685 MEADOWLARK LN $120,000 864 $120,000 10/30/2018 None 2 2 0 1962 Single Family Residence Cash 138.89 1 N6100804 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 4352 GROBE ST $129,000 995 $124,000 10/30/2018 None 3 1 1 1966 Single Family Residence Cash 129. 65 0.96 75.89 O5725293 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 2211 MARK AVE $130,000 951 $130,000 10/29/2018 None 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 136. 7 1 D5923042 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33948 18898 MCGRATH CIR $135,000 1,245 $128,800 10/30/2018 None 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Conventional 108.43 0.95 70.81 C7405945 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 7545 DARLENE ST $135,900 882 $135,000 10/30/2018 None 2 1 0 1984 Single Family Residence VA 154. 08 0.99 112.22 C7405657 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 457 GLENRIDGE AVE NW $140,000 1,094 $143,500 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 1977 Single Family Reside nce FHA 127.97 1.03 C7402350 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33948 833 NW KNNWD TER NW $144,900 1,064 $139,900 10/29/2018 None 2 2 0 1983 Single Family Residen ce Cash 136.18 0.97 78.24 C7404596 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 211 PALMETTO DR NE $149,000 1,115 $151,000 10/25/2018 None 2 2 0 1957 Single Family Residenc e FHA 133.63 1.01 79.98 N6101275 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 7272 BALLARD TER $149,900 1,047 $140,000 10/26/2018 None 2 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Conventional 143.17 0.93 77.99 D6102204 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 15 QUAILS RUN BLVD #2 $155,000 1,013 $148,000 10/29/2018 Community 2 2 0 1980 Condominium Cash 15 3.01 0.95 120.13 C7400991 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 2060 MATECUMBE KEY RD $155,000 890 $143,000 10/25/2018 Community 2 2 0 2000 Condominium Cash 1 74.16 0.92 159.78 T3125981 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 113 SUNNYSIDE ST NW $159,000 1,418 $153,000 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 1970 Single Family Residen ce Cash 112.13 0.96 88.13 N6101906 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 5752 SABAL TRACE DR $159,900 1,168 $155,000 10/26/2018 None 2 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 136.9 0 .97 C7405325 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 4595 WECOMA AVE $162,000 1,199 $158,000 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Conve ntional 135.11 0.98 82.38 C7404537 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 21520 KENELM AVE $164,900 1,513 $160,000 10/25/2018 None 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 108.99 0.97 70.95 D6101664 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 13390 BRONZE AVE $164,900 1,116 $158,000 10/25/2018 Community 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Resid ence Conventional 147.76 0.96 94.05 C7405795 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 1484 ROMMEL ST $165,000 1,494 $165,000 10/26/2018 Private 2 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence FHA 110.44 1 63.95 C7404742 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 1414 PORTAGE ST $168,500 1,272 $168,500 10/29/2018 None 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence FHA 1 32.47 1 C7401599 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 2000 MARIANNE KEY RD $169,000 1,579 $145,000 10/26/2018 Private, Comm 2 2 1 1982 CondoConv 107 .03 0.86 C7404532 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 1590 ISLAMORADA BLVD $172,900 1,664 $165,000 10/26/2018 Community 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Conve ntional 103.91 0.95 95.05 A4410691 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 2757 LUCAYA AVE $174,700 1,212 $169,500 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence FH A 144.14 0.97 C7405778 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33982 333 HILE LN $174,900 1,118 $164,000 10/25/2018 None 2 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventi onal 156.44 0.94 D6101893 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 1282 VISCAYA DR $174,900 1,376 $170,000 10/26/2018 Private 2 2 0 1980 Single Family Residenc e Conventional 127.11 0.97 78.92 C7404553 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 26493 VALPARAISO DR $175,000 1,465 $172,000 10/29/2018 None 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventional 119.45 0.98 81.21 D6102261 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 11152 CARNEGIE AVE $175,200 1,704 $171,000 10/29/2018 None 3 2 0 1994 Single Family Residence Con ventional 102.82 0.98 70.2 C7402143 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33980 1441 ACHILLES ST $177,700 2,081 $170,000 10/30/2018 None 3 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Conventional 85.39 0.96 55.96 C7251006 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 174 DOWLING AVE NE $179,000 1,367 $168,500 10/26/2018 None 2 2 0 1960 Single Family Residenc e Cash 130.94 0.94 98.71 C7404464 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 156 ANGOL ST $179,900 1,523 $172,000 10/29/2018 None 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Convent ional 118.12 0.96 79.37 N6102229 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 1918 YANKEE TER $188,000 1,393 $182,500 10/30/2018 None 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Cash 134.96 0.97 C7406018 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 4532 SYLVANIA AVE $189,000 1,090 $177,000 10/26/2018 Private 2 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Cash 173.39 0.94 C7403775 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33982 4631 WESTWOOD DR $189,000 1,376 $128,000 10/25/2018 None 3 1 1 1959 Single Family Residence USD A 137.35 0.68 C7405199 Sold NORTH PORT 34291 3259 LA GOY ST $189,900 1,308 $187,000 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence FHA 14 5.18 0.98 95.8 D6102755 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 2400 MALAYA CT $199,900 1,698 $195,000 10/29/2018 None 3 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence Cash 117.73 0.98 A4414618 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 9390 FRUITLAND AVE $199,900 1,495 $205,000 10/31/2018 None 3 2 0 2009 Single Family Residence FHA 133.71 1.03 95.44 A4411060 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 11104 CORRIGAN AVE $204,900 1,612 $204,000 10/29/2018 None 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cas h 127.11 1 A4404717 Sold NORTH PORT 34288 2250 VILLA GREEN AVE $204,900 1,651 $200,000 10/25/2018 None 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 124.11 0.98 A4208239 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 12371 APPLEBERG CIR $204,900 1,612 $204,900 10/29/2018 None 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residen ce Conventional 127.11 1 C7404740 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 2002 BAL HARBOR BLVD $205,000 1,517 $205,000 10/26/2018 Private, Comm 3 2 0 2003 Condominium C ash 135.14 1 135.14 C7404649 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 3560 ELDRON AVE $206,900 1,437 $206,900 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conve ntional 143.98 1 102.12 C7403141 Sold NORTH PORT 34291 4143 POMEROY ST $211,900 1,546 $220,100 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence VA 13 7.06 1.04 103.58 C7404625 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33948 19531 MIDWAY BLVD $214,500 1,967 $210,000 10/30/2018 Private 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Reside nce Cash 109.05 0.98 78.39 T3110894 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 286 PARK FOREST BLVD $215,000 1,754 $202,500 10/25/2018 Community 2 2 0 1996 Single Family Reside nce Cash 122.58 0.94 81.13 N6100933 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33982 28167 ARROWHEAD CIR $216,510 1,828 $218,000 10/30/2018 None 4 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 118.44 1.01 92.1 W7804721 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 22330 GLENEAGLES TER $219,900 1,727 $219,900 10/26/2018 Private, Comm 3 2 0 1969 Single Fami ly Residence Other 127.33 1 77.68 A4406873 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 2350 BRONCO LN $223,000 1,385 $223,000 10/25/2018 None 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conven tional 161.01 1 120.28 A4413374 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 2231 MOSSY OAK DR $224,900 1,428 $217,000 10/26/2018 None 2 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cas h 157.49 0.96 102.99 C7405413 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33954 22187 DEBORAH AVE $225,000 1,600 $225,000 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventional 140.63 1 83.15 C7401972 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33948 1360 OLD OAK TRL $225,000 1,501 $215,000 10/30/2018 Community 2 2 0 1998 Single Family Resid ence Conventional 149.9 0.96 91.76 C7405035 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33948 744 NEPTUNE ST $229,900 1,700 $218,000 10/26/2018 Private 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Conventional 135.24 0.95 95.61 C7400515 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 90 CATAMARACA CT $229,900 2,849 $230,000 10/25/2018 None 4 2 1 2006 Single Family Residence FHA 80.69 1 C7248848 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 25264 DERRINGER RD $230,000 1,897 $230,000 10/26/2018 Private 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residenc e Conventional 121.24 1 82.05 C7404747 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 1124 SAVERY ST $233,000 1,639 $236,000 10/29/2018 Private 3 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence Con ventional 142.16 1.01 124.41 C7406524 Sold NORTH PORT 34291 4414 AMARI RD $234,900 1,256 $229,000 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 187.02 0.97 119.52 A4414456 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 1920 S CRANBERRY BLVD $235,000 1,856 $225,000 10/30/2018 Private 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Reside nce Cash, Conventional 126.62 0.96 84.62 C7403233 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33980 2643 SUNCOAST LKS BLVD $235,000 2,030 $225,000 10/29/2018 Community 4 2 0 2009 Single Family Residence VA 115.76 0.96 85.07 C7401195 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 26031 PARANA DR $235,100 1,726 $235,100 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 1 2003 Single Family Residence C onventional 136.21 1 81.43 A4213071 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 404 TRES LAGOAS ST $235,500 1,709 $230,000 10/30/2018 Private 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residenc e Conventional 137.8 0.98 92 C7400422 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 403 W GRACE ST $238,000 2,160 $238,000 10/31/2018 Private 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Co nventional 110.19 1 92.18 C7251236 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 26286 STILLWATER CIR $239,000 1,676 $222,000 10/26/2018 Community 2 2 0 1994 Single Family Resi dence Conventional 142.6 0.93 83.87 C7405789 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33982 27885 ARROWHEAD CIR $239,900 1,978 $232,500 10/31/2018 Community 3 2 0 2015 Single Family Resid ence Conventional 121.28 0.97 90.5 C7405136 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 5243 SISTER TER $239,900 2,219 $239,900 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence FHA 1 08.11 1 84.2 A4410082 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 1765 GULF BLVD #312 $240,000 630 $220,000 10/25/2018 Community 1 1 0 1981 Condominium Conventiona l 380.95 0.92 349.21 C7251321 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 137 SANTAREM CIR $242,000 1,920 $232,000 10/30/2018 Private 3 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence Conventional 126.04 0.96 87.28 D6102218 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 7538 EBRO RD $245,000 2,297 $238,000 10/25/2018 None 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Cash 106. 66 0.97 70.31 C7404203 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 2420 S SALFORD BLVD $248,800 1,856 $243,000 10/26/2018 Private 3 2 0 1994 Single Family Residenc e Conventional 134.05 0.98 92.22 C7403282 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33983 1488 SAINT GEORGE LN $249,000 1,886 $235,000 10/26/2018 Private 3 2 0 1985 Single Family Res idence FHA 132.03 0.94 85.7 C7405753 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33954 23116 HILLSDALE AVE $249,900 1,296 $238,000 10/29/2018 Private 4 2 0 1993 Single Family Resi dence Conventional 192.82 0.95 118 C7405445 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 26459 VALPARAISO DR $249,900 2,060 $239,050 10/29/2018 Private 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residen ce Conventional 121.31 0.96 83.23 D6101890 Sold NORTH PORT 34288 2924 PHOENIX PALM TER $249,900 1,659 $245,000 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Conventional 96.5 0.89 70.04 O5568867 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33953 15293 MILLE FIORE BLVD $265,515 2,155 $260,515 10/26/2018 None 4 2 0 2018 Single Family Resi dence Conventional 123.21 0.98 C7250068 Sold NORTH PORT 34289 2725 ARUGULA DR $269,900 1,710 $264,000 10/31/2018 Community 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 157.84 0.98 112.2 C7400687 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 26088 FEATHERSOUND DR $270,000 1,977 $265,000 10/31/2018 Community 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Res idence Cash 136.57 0.98 97.61 D6102310 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 10226 THAMES AVE $275,000 1,889 $260,000 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 0 1995 Single Family Residence Co nventional 145.58 0.95 98.97 D6100162 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 4463 WATOVA AVE $275,000 2,198 $275,000 10/29/2018 Private 4 3 0 2002 Single Family Residence VA 125.11 1 97.76 N6100045 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 29 CHARLESTON CIR $279,900 1,809 $270,000 10/29/2018 Private 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence C onventional 154.73 0.96 98.76 C7402744 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 10161 OAK HAMMOCK DR $284,000 2,108 $271,500 10/25/2018 None 3 2 0 2015 Single Family Residence Conventional 134.72 0.96 96.65 C7404473 Sold NORTH PORT 34291 5410 JAMI AVE $284,900 1,800 $280,000 10/26/2018 Private 3 2 0 2010 Single Family Residence VA 1 58.28 0.98 123.89 D6102464 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 6247 CATALAN ST $289,000 1,453 $275,000 10/31/2018 Private 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Cas h 198.9 0.95 78.98 C7402572 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 2521 W MARION AVE $289,000 2,006 $280,000 10/29/2018 Community 2 2 0 1991 Condominium Conventi onal 144.07 0.97 139.58 C7251601 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 3278 SUNSET KEY CIR #A $292,500 1,545 $275,000 10/30/2018 Community 3 2 0 1997 Condominium Cash 189.32 0.94 177.99 C7401083 Sold NORTH PORT 34289 2393 PECAN $294,900 2,400 $286,000 10/26/2018 Private, Comm 3 2 1 2003 Single Family Residence FHA 122.88 0.97 95.08 D6102117 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 1451 BEACH RD #302 $295,000 1,242 $280,000 10/31/2018 Community 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 237.5 2 0.95 140.49 C7404906 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 2701 BAY CT $299,000 1,667 $296,000 10/30/2018 Private 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Conve ntional 179.36 0.99 106.21 C7402517 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33983 27466 TRRA DEL FGO CIR $299,000 2,681 $287,000 10/29/2018 Private 3 2 1 1988 Single Family Resi dence Cash 111.53 0.96 74.2 C7251447 Sold NORTH PORT 34287 2879 EGRET CT $315,000 2,069 $285,000 10/31/2018 Community 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Ca sh 152.25 0.9 97.94 D5923093 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 563 BOX ELDER CT $315,900 2,060 $314,664 10/25/2018 Community 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 153.35 1 114.42 D6102456 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 289 TALQUIN CT $319,900 2,060 $314,664 10/25/2018 Community 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Ca sh 155.29 0.98 114.42 C7405377 Sold NORTH PORT 34286 2156 ZUYDER TER $349,900 2,323 $340,000 10/26/2018 Private 4 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Co nventional 150.62 0.97 95.34 D6100640 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34224 6230 COLLIER ST $359,000 2,840 $348,000 10/31/2018 Private 4 3 0 1984 Single Family Residence VA 126.41 0.97 97.15 C7401361 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 300 MADRID BLVD $364,500 2,105 $345,000 10/31/2018 None 3 3 0 2004 Single Family Residence Conv entional 173.16 0.95 101.74 C7406058 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33955 118 ACALYPHA $374,900 1,908 $368,000 10/26/2018 Private 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 196.49 0.98 135.49 C7403206 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 9199 KEY WEST ST $379,000 2,514 $384,000 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 1 2000 Single Family Residen ce Conventional 150.76 1.01 111.21 D6100363 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 2255 N BEACH RD #7 $389,000 1,357 $377,500 10/26/2018 Community 2 2 0 1997 Condominium Convention al 286.66 0.97 278.19 C7250761 Sold NORTH PORT 34291 5359 RYL POINCIANA WAY $389,500 2,631 $380,000 10/31/2018 Private 4 3 0 2006 Single Family Resid ence Conventional 148.04 0.98 108.54 C7404818 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 243 TAIT TER SE $399,000 1,775 $375,000 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residenc e Cash 224.79 0.94 122.91 C7403696 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 402 W ANN ST $399,000 1,700 $371,500 10/26/2018 None 3 2 0 2015 Single Family Residence Convent ional 234.71 0.93 172.79 D6103207 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 1359 KEYWAY RD $410,528 1,972 $410,528 10/31/2018 Private 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conv entional 208.18 1 145.84 R4707468 Sold ENGLEWOOD 34223 737 CRESTWOOD RD $415,000 2,365 $410,000 10/31/2018 None 4 3 0 1974 Single Family Residence Conve ntional 175.48 0.99 139.03 D5924121 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33953 14241 RIVER BEACH DR $429,900 1,856 $410,000 10/31/2018 None 3 3 0 2011 Single Family Reside nce Conventional 231.63 0.95 167.28 C7401493 Sold NORTH PORT 34291 5383 RYL POINCIANA WAY $439,900 2,926 $425,000 10/26/2018 Private 4 3 0 2015 Single Family Resid ence Conventional 150.34 0.97 108.61 C7401632 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 3818 SAINT GIRONS DR $465,000 2,149 $455,000 10/26/2018 Private 3 2 1 1994 Single Family Reside nce Conventional 216.38 0.98 C7249888 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 3538 SAINT FLORENT CT $475,000 2,227 $454,000 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Resid ence Cash 213.29 0.96 147.98 C7405308 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 3617 SAN SEBASTIAN CT $485,000 1,833 $474,000 10/31/2018 Private 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Resid ence Cash 264.59 0.98 175.04 C7400633 Sold PORT CHARLOTTE 33952 158 MORGAN LN SE $489,000 2,141 $445,000 10/25/2018 Private, Comm 3 2 0 1970 Single Family R esidence Conventional 228.4 0.91 154.89 A4411215 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 1317 PINE SISKIN DR $585,000 2,478 $535,000 10/25/2018 Private 3 2 1 1998 Single Family Residen ce Cash 236.08 0.91 159.75 C7401049 Sold PUNTA GORDA 33950 63 TROPICANA DR $637,900 2,513 $635,000 10/25/2018 Private, Comm 3 3 0 1973 Single Family Resid ence Conventional 253.84 1 182.42 AREA PROPERTY TRANSFERSML# STATUS CITY ZIP CODE ADDRESS LIST PRICE AREA SOLD PRICE SOLD DATE POOL BE FB HB BUILT PROPERTY STYLE SOLD TERMS LP/ SQFT SP/LP LP/SQFTCHARLOTTE COUNTY/NORTH PORT COURTESY OF PUNTA GORDA, PORT CHARLOTTE, NORTH 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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5 AREA PROPERTY TRANSFERSD6102089 Sold 311 S JESSICA ST S 2 1 0 1957 Venice By Way Single Family Residence Cash 79.95 0.84 10/26/2018 $63,000 FALSE N6101078 Sold 791 BRENTWOOD DR 1 2 0 1980 Not Applicable Single Family Residence Cash 60.55 0.88 10/24/2018 $87,500 FALSE A4409778 Sold 155 DARTMOUTH RD 2 1 0 1983 South Venice Single Family Residence Cash 102.46 0.91 10/24/2018 $100,000 FALSE N6101945 Sold 650 BIRD BAY DR E #206 2 2 0 1983 Bird Bay Village Condominium Conventional 152.63 0.97 10/26/2018 $145,000 FALSE A4204626 Sold 207 MORGAN RD 2 2 0 1989 East Venice Farms Single Family Residence Cash 93.48 1.45 10/26/2018 $152,000 FALSE N6101660 Sold 539 MIRO CIR #539 2 2 0 1978 Sorrento Villas Condominium Cash 118.05 1 10/24/2018 $157,000 TRUE N6101678 Sold 350 THREE LAKES LN #C 2 2 0 1983 Mission Lakes Condominium Conventional 150.38 0.97 10/25/2018 $160,000 FALSE N6101825 Sold 424 CENTER RD 2 2 0 1970 Venice Gardens Single Family Residence VA 185.19 0.95 10/23/2018 $160,000 FALSE N6101864 Sold 1016 S VENICE BLVD 2 1 0 1955 Not Applicable Single Family Residence FHA 165.75 1 10/25/2018 $180,000 FALSE N6101190 Sold 1302 RIDGEWOOD AVE 2 2 0 1976 East Gate Terrace Single Family Residence FHA 140 0.97 10/23/2018 $192,500 FALSE D6101158 Sold 6216 PHEASANT RD 2 2 0 1984 South Venice Single Family Residence Conventional 148.77 0.97 10/24/2018 $194,000 FAL SE N6101830 Sold 232 SAINT AUGUSTINE AVE #405 2 2 0 1974 Venice Costa Brava Condominium Conventional 233.33 0.96 10/26/2018 $210,0 00 FALSE A4412961 Sold 1190 LEEWARD RD 2 2 0 1977 South Venice Single Family Residence FHA 177.5 1.01 10/26/2018 $213,000 FALSE N6100768 Sold 3271 MEADOW RUN DR 2 2 0 1985 Meadow Run At Jacaranda Single Family Residence Cash 127.75 0.93 10/22/2018 $215,00 0 FALSE U8011929 Sold 630 DARWIN RD 3 2 0 1965 South Venice Single Family Residence Conventional 133 0.98 10/26/2018 $216,000 TRUE N5915987 Sold 100 SAN LINO CIR #124 2 2 0 2007 San Lino Condominium Conventional 144.88 0.94 10/26/2018 $225,000 FALSE A4207236 Sold 212 BLACKBURN RD 2 2 0 1973 Hills Sub Jesse K Single Family Residence FHA 200.31 0.95 10/26/2018 $236,762 FALSE N6101962 Sold 2206 RAVINIA CIR #2206 3 2 0 2005 Ravinia Condominium Cash 164.7 0.97 10/26/2018 $237,000 FALSE A4411645 Sold 309 MESTRE PL 2 2 0 2006 Venetian Golf & River Club Single Family Residence Conventional 142.6 0.96 10/22/2018 $2 40,000 FALSE A4404811 Sold 1004 RAVINIA CIR #1004 3 2 0 2005 Ravinia Condominium Conventional 169.56 0.94 10/25/2018 $244,000 FALSE D6102236 Sold 1458 QUAIL LAKE DR 3 2 0 1989 Quail Lake Single Family Residence Cash 117.73 0.92 10/25/2018 $247,000 FALSE N6100205 Sold 9007 EXCELSIOR LOOP 3 2 0 2018 Rapalo Single Family Residence Cash 145.46 0.97 10/22/2018 $255,000 FALSE A4409863 Sold 316 ANGELICO DR 3 3 0 1978 Sorrento East Single Family Residence Conventional 153.21 0.95 10/25/2018 $260,000 TRU E N6100340 Sold 9067 EXCELSIOR LOOP 3 2 0 2018 Rapalo Single Family Residence Cash 151.17 0.96 10/22/2018 $265,000 FALSE C7403940 Sold 314 LANGHOLM DR 2 2 0 2001 Wexford On The Green Single Family Residence Conventional 168.44 0.96 10/24/2018 $269, 000 TRUE D6101455 Sold 1301 LAKESIDE DR 2 2 0 1973 Venice Gardens Single Family Residence Conventional 157.25 0.98 10/25/2018 $270,000 T RUE N6101628 Sold 2636 SAPPHIRE RD 3 2 0 1992 South Venice Single Family Residence Cash 134.95 0.98 10/26/2018 $274,900 FALSE A4412423 Sold 124 MAIN ST 3 3 0 1945 Not Applicable Single Family Residence Cash 120.32 1.01 10/26/2018 $291,900 FALSE C7405115 Sold 901 BECKLEY DR 3 2 0 1991 Chestnut Creek Estates Single Family Residence Conventional 147.01 1 10/25/2018 $293,00 0 FALSE A4411388 Sold 13930 LIDO ST 2 2 0 2015 Islandwalk At The West Villages Single Family Residence Conventional 205.81 0.98 10/22/2 018 $295,750 FALSE N6100350 Sold 239 MARAVIYA BLVD 2 2 0 2018 Toscana Isles Single Family Residence Conventional 169.6 0.99 10/23/2018 $308,000 FA LSE A4405946 Sold 314 DEGAS DR 3 2 0 1971 Sorrento East Single Family Residence Conventional 148.18 0.95 10/26/2018 $310,000 TRUE N6101823 Sold 203 NOLEN DR 2 2 0 2015 Not Applicable Single Family Residence Conventional 148.68 0.93 10/26/2018 $310,000 FALSE N5916731 Sold 19341 JALISCA ST 2 2 0 2011 Islandwalk At The West Villages Single Family Residence Cash 190.95 0.97 10/23/2018 $ 325,000 FALSE N6101988 Sold 11754 TEMPEST HARBOR LOOP 3 2 1 2006 Stoneybrook At Venice Single Family Residence Conventional 175.01 1 10/23/20 18 $328,150 TRUE A4412049 Sold 1184 SORRENTO WOODS BLVD 3 2 0 1987 Sorrento Woods Single Family Residence Conventional 146.5 0.84 10/22/2018 $35 0,000 TRUE N6102543 Sold 13811 VANCANZA DR 3 3 0 2018 Gran Paradiso Single Family Residence Cash 149.79 1 10/24/2018 $366,097 FALSE A4417570 Sold 10530 MEDJOOL DR 3 2 0 2018 Sarasota National Single Family Residence Conventional 210.82 1 10/25/2018 $372,094 F ALSE N6101787 Sold 1736 KILRUSS DR 3 2 0 1990 Waterford Single Family Residence Conventional 157.96 0.96 10/25/2018 $375,000 TRUE A4215377 Sold 2091 TIMUCUA TRL 3 2 0 1993 Calusa Lakes Single Family Residence Cash 175.4 0.96 10/23/2018 $375,000 FALSE T3118236 Sold 24253 GALLBERRY DR 3 2 0 2017 Sarasota National Single Family Residence VA 182.41 1.03 10/25/2018 $409,702 FALSE N6102086 Sold 324 PARK LANE DR 3 2 1 1957 Venice Bay Shore Sec Single Family Residence Cash 201.55 0.92 10/23/2018 $415,000 TRU E N6102603 Sold 13747 VANCANZA DR 3 3 0 2018 Gran Paradiso Single Family Residence Conventional 178.68 1 10/26/2018 $436,695 TRUE N6100918 Sold 4265 VIA DEL VILLETTI DR 4 4 0 2003 Venetia Single Family Residence Cash 179.97 0.96 10/24/2018 $463,250 TRUE A4214649 Sold 1156 MALLARD MARSH DR 4 3 0 2002 Rivendell Single Family Residence Conventional 182.1 0.9 10/26/2018 $607,500 TRU E A4407218 Sold 409 NORTH POINT #604 4 3 0 2004 Oaks Condominium Cash 233.98 0.93 10/24/2018 $650,000 FALSEML# STATUS ADDRESS BE FB HB YEAR BUILT SW SUBDIV COMMUNITY NAME PROPERTY STYLE SOLD TERMS SP / SQFT SP / LP CLOSE DATE CLOSE PR ICE POOL Y/NSOUTH SARASOTA COUNTY COURTESY OF VENICE AREA BOARD OF REALTORS D6100567 SLD 6161 ORIOLE BLVD ENGLEWOOD 34224 LEMON BAY ISLES PH 02 920 $120,000 2 2 0 1985 Community Manufactured Home Conven tional 10/24/2018 $135.76 $130.43 0.96 D6101295 SLD 1 S DE LAS PALMAS ST ENGLEWOOD 34223 ALAMEDA ISLES 1,344 $124,000 2 2 0 1977 Community Manufactured Home Cash 10/ 26/2018 $96.65 $92.26 0.95 D6101975 SLD 9053 CASTLE HILL AVE ENGLEWOOD 34224 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 074 1,278 $149,900 2 2 0 1986 None Single Family Residenc e Conventional 10/22/2018 $117.29 $117.29 1 N6101275 SLD 7272 BALLARD TER PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 65 1,047 $140,000 2 2 0 1988 None Single Family Residenc e Conventional 10/26/2018 $143.17 $133.72 0.93 C7405615 SLD 5448 MAHONEY ST PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 052 1,436 $153,000 3 2 0 1991 None Single Family Residenc e FHA 10/22/2018 $104.46 $106.55 1.02 D6101664 SLD 13390 BRONZE AVE PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 1,116 $158,000 3 2 0 1987 Community Single Family Re sidence Conventional 10/25/2018 $147.76 $141.58 0.96 D6101371 SLD 12511 PERRINE AVE PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 053 1,144 $159,900 3 2 0 1996 None Single Family Reside nce FHA 10/22/2018 $144.14 $139.77 0.97 D6101982 SLD 814 NEWBURY CT ENGLEWOOD 34223 TANGERINE WOODS 1,301 $160,000 2 2 0 1987 Community Mobile Home Cash 10/23/2018 $1 29.52 $122.98 0.95 D6101831 SLD 8150 MEMORY LN Unit#111 ROTONDA WEST 33947 FIDDLERS GREEN TALL PINES 1,719 $182,500 3 2 0 2006 Community Condomin ium Conventional 10/26/2018 $109.95 $106.17 0.97 D6100714 SLD 7084 NICHOLS ST ENGLEWOOD 34224 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 1,292 $192,000 3 2 0 2006 None Single Family Residence FHA 10/22/2018 $146.28 $148.61 1.02 D6102004 SLD 10324 SANDRIFT AVE ENGLEWOOD 34224 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 1,282 $185,500 3 2 0 1999 None Single Family Residence Cash 10/24/2018 $148.13 $144.70 0.98 D6101061 SLD 9433 HEARTWELLVILLE AVE ENGLEWOOD 34224 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 084 1,897 $200,000 2 2 0 1989 Private Single Family Re sidence Cash 10/24/2018 $110.65 $105.43 0.95 T3110894 SLD 286 PARK FOREST BLVD ENGLEWOOD 34223 PARK FOREST PH 4 1,754 $202,500 2 2 0 1996 Community Single Family Residence Cash 10/25/2018 $122.58 $115.45 0.94 D6101392 SLD 186 COUGAR WAY ROTONDA WEST 33947 ROTONDA HEIGHTS 1,676 $222,000 3 2 0 2007 None Single Family Residence Conventi onal 10/25/2018 $130.07 $132.46 1.02 D6101790 SLD 10055 LINKS LN Unit#203 ROTONDA WEST 33947 PRESERVE AT WINDWARD 1,543 $209,000 2 2 0 2005 Community Condominium C onventional 10/22/2018 $142.51 $135.45 0.95 A4410082 SLD 1765 GULF BLVD Unit#312 ENGLEWOOD 34223 EL GALEON SOUTH 630 $220,000 1 1 0 1981 Community Condominium Conventiona l 10/25/2018 $380.95 $349.21 0.92 D6102218 SLD 7538 EBRO RD ENGLEWOOD 34224 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 074 2,297 $238,000 3 2 0 1990 None Single Family Residence Cash 1 0/25/2018 $106.66 $103.61 0.97 D6100818 SLD 2221 OLEADA CT ENGLEWOOD 34224 PALM LAKE ESTATES 1,904 $230,000 3 2 0 1997 None Single Family Residence Conventio nal 10/23/2018 $128.68 $120.80 0.94 D6101493 SLD 5090 ACKLEY TER PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 54 1,371 $229,000 2 2 0 1982 None Single Family Residence Cash 10/23/2018 $185.27 $167.03 0.9 D6102310 SLD 10226 THAMES AVE ENGLEWOOD 34224 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 62 1,889 $260,000 3 2 0 1995 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 10/25/2018 $145.58 $137.64 0.95 C7402749 SLD 6112 BOWIE LN ENGLEWOOD 34224 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 073 2,714 $275,000 3 2 0 2007 None Single Family Residence Cash 10/24/2018 $101.33 $101.33 1 N6100149 SLD 10731 TROPHY DR ENGLEWOOD 34223 BOCA ROYALE PH 1 1,522 $287,000 2 2 0 2015 Community Villa Cash 10/24/2018 $190.4 7 $188.57 0.99 C7248176 SLD 9388 ARNAZ CIR PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 081 2,462 $285,000 3 3 0 1991 Private Single Family Reside nce Cash 10/22/2018 $117.79 $115.76 0.98 D6100711 SLD 209 ALBATROSS RD ROTONDA WEST 33947 ROTONDA LAKES 1,683 $292,000 3 2 0 2018 Private Single Family Residence Conve ntional 10/26/2018 $175.28 $173.50 0.99 D6102325 SLD 225 WOODLAND DR ENGLEWOOD 34223 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB 1,910 $292,000 3 2 0 1988 None Single Family Residence Cash 1 0/23/2018 $157.02 $152.88 0.97 D5923093 SLD 563 BOX ELDER CT ENGLEWOOD 34223 PARK FOREST SUBDIVISION 2,060 $314,664 3 2 0 2018 Community Single Family Reside nce Cash 10/25/2018 $153.35 $152.75 1 D6102456 SLD 289 TALQUIN CT ENGLEWOOD 34223 PARK FOREST PHASE 6C 2,060 $314,664 3 2 0 2018 Community Single Family Residence C ash 10/25/2018 $155.29 $152.75 0.98 D6100545 SLD 222 WESTWIND DR PLACIDA 33946 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD 2,001 $310,000 3 3 0 1993 Private Single Family Residence Cash 1 0/25/2018 $165.92 $154.92 0.93 C7404016 SLD 370 EDEN CIR ENGLEWOOD 34223 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB 2,179 $315,000 3 2 0 1988 Private Single Family Residence Cash 1 0/22/2018 $155.99 $144.56 0.93 C7403206 SLD 9199 KEY WEST ST PORT CHARLOTTE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 081 2,514 $384,000 3 2 1 2000 Private Single Family Resi dence Conventional 10/25/2018 $150.76 $152.74 1.01 D6102039 SLD 249 MARKER RD ROTONDA WEST 33947 ROTONDA WST LONG MEADOW 1,902 $378,500 3 2 0 2016 Private Single Family Residenc e Conventional 10/26/2018 $204.52 $199 0.97 D6100363 SLD 2255 N BEACH RD Unit#7 ENGLEWOOD 34223 LIVE OAK LANDINGS PH 01 1,357 $377,500 2 2 0 1997 Community Condominium Co nventional 10/26/2018 $286.66 $278.19 0.97 D6102224 SLD 13413 GASPARILLA RD PLACIDA 33946 BOCA VISTA HARBOR 1,316 $500,000 2 2 0 2004 Community Condominium Cash 10/25/2 018 $417.17 $379.94 0.91 D5912306 SLD 7383 PALM ISLAND DR PLACIDA 33946 PALM ISLAND ESTATES 2,281 $523,300 3 3 1 1994 Community Single Family Residence Conventional 10/22/2018 $262.60 $229.42 0.87ML# STATUS ADDRESS CITY ZIP LEGAL SUBDIVISION NAME SQFT PRICE BE FB HB BUILT POOL PROPERTY STYLE SOLD TERMS CLOSE LP/SQFT SP/SQ FT SP/LPENGLEWOOD COURTESY OF ENGLEWOOD AREA BOARD OF REALTORS By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP ECONOMICS WRITERWASHINGTON „ Against the backdrop of next weeks midterm elections, the U.S. job market is the healthiest its been in at least two decades. And with another strong hiring report expected Friday, some barometers of the job market suggest that it has room to strengthen further. Businesses, hungry for workers, are advertising a record number of openings. Companies in October added the most jobs in eight months, a private survey found. Pay has been picking up. In the past year or so, as unemployment has dwindled to a now-49-year low, economists had been predicting that hiring would slow as the pool of jobless workers shrank. Yet so far that hasnt happened. In fact, job growth has actually accelerated this year from 2017. And though some industries have complained of a lack of quali“ed applicants, other signs point to a pool of readily available workers, including the number of part-time workers who would prefer full-time jobs. It doesnt seem to me that were anywhere near the point where, oh my God, we cant “nd people,Ž said Joseph LaVorgna, chief economist for the Americas at Natixis, an asset management company. So far in 2018, employers have added a robust average of 208,000 jobs a month. Thats stronger than last years average of 182,000, though not quite at the sizzling pace of roughly 250,000 in 2015. Combined, all that hiring has been enough to cut the jobless rate to 3.7 percent, the lowest level since 1969. Economists have forecast that the October jobs report being released Friday „ the “nal snapshot of the labor market before Election Day „ will show that a solid 190,000 jobs were added and that unemployment was unchanged. Polls have suggested that while Americans generally approve of the economys performance, that sentiment hasnt necessarily broadened voter support for President Donald Trump or Republican congressional candidates. At some point, job growth will moderate and likely even reverse itself, particularly if the economy „ now in its 10th year of expansion, the second-longest such stretch on record „ tips into recession. LaVorgna thinks the cause will most likely be the Federal Reserves ongoing interest rate hikes, which could squelch growth by making borrowing increasingly expensive for businesses and households. Or the Trump administrations trade wars could weaken the economy enough to depress hiring. Contrary to the concerns of some analysts, LaVorgna doesnt envision an economy-wide shortage of available hires anytime soon. There is no evidence that the economy ever runs out of workers during an economic expansion,Ž he said. More employers are stepping up their pay increases in order to attract and retain workers. Retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target have been steadily raising their entry-level wages, with Amazon paying $15 an hour starting on Thursday. A pickup in average pay suggests that companies have to work harder to “ll their open positions. Higher pay can also draw people who arent working and hadnt been seeking a job to begin looking. Americans who are neither working nor looking for work arent counted as unemployed. For some of them, the costs of child care and commuting to a job can outweigh the “nancial bene“t of a job. Yet as pay rises, that calculation can change in favor of seeking work. Salaries for private-sector workers rose 3.1 percent in the July-September quarter compared with a year ago, the government said Wednesday. That was the strongest increase in a decade. Still, by most measures, average wage increases remain below the levels they reached the last time unemployment was this low. That may indicate that employers arent quite panicking about “nding enough people to hire. Pay increases are grinding higher,Ž said Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics. But they arent exploding.Ž One reason may be there are some ways in which employers can “nd workers without offering larger raises. Research by economists at the job listing site Indeed has found that the proportion of Americans working part time who would prefer full-time jobs remains elevated. About 2.9 percent of all workers are in that category, compared with 2.6 percent before the recession and 2.2 percent in 2000, when the unemployment rate was nearly as low as it is now. Martha Gimbel, research director for Indeed, says that companies can offer more hours to their part-time workers without necessarily having to raise pay. Thats easier than having to dangle sizable raises to recruit workers from other companies. The number of part-time workers who would prefer more hours has been dropping „ a sign that companies are already taking that step. The proportion of Americans in their prime working years „ 25 through 54 „ who have jobs remains below its pre-recession level, though its risen since 2013. If more people in this group began looking for work, employers could keep hiring despite the low unemployment rate. Such a trend would help offset the steady retirement of the baby boom generation. In the meantime, some economists have forecast that strong hiring will continue to shrink the unemployment rate, potentially to levels not seen since the Korean War in the 1950s. Goldman Sachs forecasts that the jobless rate could decline to 3 percent by the end of 2020. Federal Reserve policymakers foresee a smaller drop by then to 3.5 percent.With employers eager to fill jobs, hiring could stay strongJOBS/PROPERTY TRANSFER

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Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018CLASSIFIEDS 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. We Encourage And Support An Affirmative Advertising And Marketing Program In Which there Are No Barriers To Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin.Ž REAL EST A TE 1010 16501010Open House 1015 Real Estate Auctions 1020Homes/General For Sale 1030Waterfront Homes For Sale 1031 Foreclosures For Sale 1035 Golf Course Community For Sale 1040Condos/Villas For Sal e 1060Townhouses For Sale 1070Duplexes For Sale 1075Tri-Plex For Sale 1080Apartments For Sale 1090Mobile Homes For Sal e 1100Interval Ownership 1100 Out of Area Homes For Sale 1115Trade/Exchange 1120Wanted To Buy RENT 1205 Lease Option 1210 Homes 1240Condos/Villas 1280 Townhouses 1300Duplexes 1320Apartments 1330Hotel/Motel 1340Mobile Homes 1345Misc. Rentals 1350Efficiencies 1360Room ToRent 1370Rentals To Share 1390Vacation/Seasonal 1420Wanted To Rent LOTS 1500Lots & Acreage 1515Waterfront 1520Out Of Area Lots 1530Commercial Lots 1540Trade/Exchange BUSINESS 1600Business For Sale 1610Business Rentals 1615Income Property 1620 Commercial/ Industrial Prop. 1640Warehouse & Storage 1650Farm/Ranches Findthe perfect companion inthe Classifieds! 1010 OPEN HOUSE 10578 RIVERSIDE RD PORT CHARLOTTE, FL 33981 OPEN BY APTUNIQUE ONE OF A KIND SAILING COMPOUND A SAILORS DREAM GORGEOUS3 BEDROOM2.5 BATH4 CARGARAGEHOME WITHHEATEDPOOL& SPAND OVER2,550 SFUNDERAC OF LIVINGSPACE(3284SFTOTAL) A 160 CONCRETESEAWALL, 145 OFDOCKINCLUDING2 BOATLIFTS. IFSAILINGAND LIVINGONTHEWATERISYOUR DREAM, THISISYOURDESTINATION.FLA GOLF PROPERTIES INC 941-698-4653 26336 NADIR RD UNIT 3 DEEP CREEK 33983 OPEN SUN NOON 3PMGORGEOUSTURNKEY DECORATORFURNISHEDGOLF CONDOWITHBREATHTAKING VIEWSGREENSIDEOFTHE10THHOLEOFTHEDEEPCREEKGOLFCOURSE. THIS2 BED2 BATHISINMINT CONDITIONANDMOVEIN READY. ENDUNITWITHSOAR-INGCEILINGANDCLERESTORY WINDOWSBATHESTHISUNITIN SUNLIGHT. NEWOWNERNEED NOTHINGBUTATOOTHBRUSH, $137,500.00 FLA GOLF PROPERTIES INC 941-698-4653 ENGLEWOOD SAT. 2-5PM & SUN. 1-3PM 8160 Casa De Meadows Dr. 3/2/2 on 1 acre overlooking 15 acre lake. $415,000 941-809-4024 1010 OPEN HOUSE PUNTA GORDA SAT., 11/3, 11AM…2PM SUN., 11/4, 11AM…2PM 669 Monaco Dr. $679,900. 2018 custom, SMART home w/pool. 3/3/3 + den, open floor plan, Impact windows, outdoor kit and so much more! Arthur Destefano 314-609-0657 SAT., 11/3, 1PM…4PM 5005 Useppa Ct. $650,000. Sensational, spacious 4/3/3 w/91 water frontage. Incredible view straight down the canal plus this home is loaded w/extras. Susan Hoeben 941-626-9803 SAT., 11/3, 11AM …2PM SU N., 11/4, 11AM…2PM 3673 Bal Harbor Blvd. $539,900. 3/3 + den/3 new construction ready to move in. Situated on the 7th hole on St Andrews South Golf course w/pool & lots of features. Mark Davison 941-421-5119 SAT., 11/3, 12PM…3PM 4015 La Costa Ct. $450,000. Beautifully landscaped 2011 built home on St Andrews Golf Course. 3 Bedroom, 2 baths with a pool & spa. Beverly Goad 941-286-0535 Sherry Wizieck 941-740-4797 SAT., 11/3, 1PM…4PM SUN., 11/4, 1PM…4PM 3321 Sunset Key Cir #407 $396,000. Fantastic Charlotte Harbor view! Popular wedge unit, furnished, 3/3, Call John for entrance into Prosperity Point Gate 941-676-2665. John Gruca 941-676-2665 SAT., 11/3, 11AM…2PM 25378 Rupert Rd. $278,400. Pride of ownership, newer AC, windows, sliders, appliances, pool cage & resurfaced lanai plus more in a convenient location. Dennis Tuck 941-539-0977 SAT., 11/3, 11AM…2PM 1186 Rio De Janeiro Ave. #107G $139,900. Beautiful 2BR/2.5 BA townhome in Deep Creek w/front row view of the 13th green. Open floor plan, fresh paint, spacious kit. Community pool. Debbie Bennice 941-587-5293 PORT CHARLOTTE SAT., 11/3, 12PM…3PM 24420 Buckingham Way $428,500. Pride of ownership in the largest & only totally customized home w/3515 sq ft. 3/3/3 + den w/lanai overlooking the lake. Chuck Allen 941-544-0991 SUN., 11/4, 11AM…2PM MON., 11/5, 1PM…4PM 3316 Osprey Ln. $250,317. Beautiful waterfront home in popular gated Riverwood community on the Myakka river. Open floor plan with split BRs & breath taking water view. Diane DePaul 941-628-4268 Cindy Pennington 941-467-9722 SAT., 11/3, 11AM…1PM 19561 Midway Blvd. $219,000. Bright & spacious DOUBLE LOT/POOL home. Vaulted ceilings, skylights & plenty of room in this open floor plan. Pat McGuire 561-302-6520 SAT., 11/3, 12PM…3PM 24366 Folkstone Ave. $189,900. Popular Sheffield model in Kings Gate w/2/2+den ready to move in. Newer bathroom vanities, fresh paint, new appliances. Ann Allen 941-286-2633 F i n d y o u r B e s t F r i e n d i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s OPEN SAT. & SUN. 1pm-4pm 208 CARRAIGE HOUSE LANE. NOKOMIS THE INLETS PRIZEFORREMODELING. $68,000. WORTHOFITIN1 1/2 YEARS. COMESEETHERESULTS. 2001 SF, 3/2/2 HOMEHASBEENMADEFORENTERTAININGORENJOYINGYOURSELF. $335,000. CALLFORPERSONALSHOWING. 941-412-3356 1010 OPEN HOUSE ENGLEWOOD SUN., 11/4, 12PM-3PM 6585 Manasota Key Rd. $1,075,000. Private hideaway w/100 bayside frontage. Main house w/2BR 2BA, updated Kit. plus guest house w/2 BR 1 BA. Spectacular Jeffrey Ament 941-539-2338 SUN., 11/4, 12PM…3PM 87 Cayman Isles Blvd. $465,000. Quality built Thompson home. Private waterfront setting. Lg LR/DR combo plus oversized kit. w/42Ž cabinets. Tons of builder upgrades. Alan Craig 941-303-3876 SUN. 11/4, 12PM…3PM 85 Cayman Isles Blvd. $359,000. Waterfront views, open floor plan, Lg screened lanai w/pool & spa, Great Rm/DR combo. Alan Craig 941-303-3876 FRI., 11/9, 11AM…2PM 53 W Bay Heights Rd. #203 $299,000. Panoramic views of Lemon Bay & ICW. Recently remodeled & updated w/ deeded boat slip. Sold turnkey. Jeffrey Ament 941-539-2338 SAT., 11/3, 10AM…1PM 298 W. Wentworth $249,900. Art district charmer! Over 22 00 sq ft on oversized lot. Ideal split BR floor plan, close to rec center, Old Englewood Village, restaurants & parks. Janet Shawen 941-882-2398 SAT., 11/3, 12PM…3PM 2720 Grebe Ln. $149,900. Furnished! Plenty of space w/pride of ownership. Extra lg parking pad for boat or RV plus 2 covered/screened lanai/patios. Sharon Badrian 941-276-0068 ROTONDA WEST SAT., 11/3, 10AM…1PM 38 Tee View Ct. $365,000. On the 3rd hole of Pine Valley Golf Course & abutting 80 ft of water this 5/4/2 home has 2 MSTR suites. Light, bright and spacious. Marybeth Tvaroch 941-815-4202 SUN., 11/4, 1PM…4PM 578 Boundary Blvd. $339,900. 3/2/2 w/split BR floor plan, newer appliances, porcelain countertops, hot water heater & irrigation pump. Randa Lee Roberts NORTH PORT SAT., 11/3, 2PM…4PM 4697 Glordano Ave $199,900. Open kit & breakfast bar overlooking the FR. 3/2/2 close to beaches, schools, restaurants & more. Colin Taylor 941-468-1787 VENICE SAT., 11/3, 10AM…12PM 4318 Summertree Rd. $294,900. Pristine home w/picturesque pond view. 3/2/2 tile floors, crown molding, spacious kit & oversized lanai. Beth Cashman 941-706-5198 FINDYOUR BESTFRIEND INTHE CLASSIFIEDS! FIVE STAR REALTY OPEN HOUSEStop by Five Star Realty to pick up a home tour flyer with directions.ŽSATURDAY 11/3/2018: 281 Skylark Lane NW, Port Charlotte, FL 33952, 11:00AM-1:00PM 401 Chestnut Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33952, 1:00PM-3:00PM SUNDAY 11/4/2018: 3868 Bordeaux Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, 1:00PM-3:00PM 1650 Marion Avenue #133, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, 1:00PM-3:00PMF OR MORE INFORMATION AND PHOTOS VISIT : WWW FIVESTARREALTY COM / BLOG / 1010 OPEN HOUSE OPEN SATURDAY 12-3PM PRICE REDUCED TO $599,000 5BD/4BA 12 ACRE AG5 W/ FISH POND AND HORSE BARN ERIN KELLY 310-422-3035 OPEN SUNDAY 1-4PM 700 Gardens Edge Dr. Unit # 732, Venice 34285 ELEVATOR building, a 1488 sq ft, 2/2 condo with Den and garage, absolutely STUNNING, with Cathedral ceilings & a lovely Lanai looking over the Pond. FURNITURE INCLUDED. Debra Villari 609-458-4627 Berkshire Hathaway PORT CHARLOTTE 2/2/1 Investment Property or Family Home. Motivated Seller! $158,900 CALL FOR SHOWING 941-223-8002 Blair Schneider Key Realty, Inc. ADVERTISE! PORT CHARLOTTE OPEN SAT 12 -3 PM 184 Torrington St 33954 3/2/2 Spacious Pool Home with WATER VIEWS. Lots of Upgrades, Family Room. $310,000 Carol Simms Berkshire Hathaway Florida Realty Cell Phone 941-685-3430 PUNTA GORDA ISLES TODAY 12PM 2:30PM 1241 CANVASBACK CT Custom Waterfront Home w/ Sailboat Access THE ANDREAE GROUPRE/MAX HARBOR REALTY941-833-4217 PUNTA GORDA OPEN SUN. 12-3 26336 NADIR RD #5 2br/2ba Golf Course Condo. Claudia DeBruyn Sandbill Realty Group 781-799-7570 PUNTA GORDA SUN. 12-3 26115 Stillwater Cir 2/2 in Gated Community of Seminole Lakes. Recently updated kitchen and floors. $254,900 Terry Morrison Allison James Estates & Homes 941-916-3101 1010 OPEN HOUSE SAT., 11/03/18 12-3pm 19 Port Drive, Venice Harbor Lights Co-Op Intracoastal waterfront living w/boat dock and 2 slips! Minutes to Gulf and no Bridges. 55+ community with incredible amenities. Cassandra Raia, REALTOR 941-321-2900 SAT., 11/03/18 1-4PM 3176 E. Village Dr., Venice One Owner 3/2/2 Mediterranean-style ranch in the deed-restricted community of Willow Springs. Brand New Roof being installed. 20 X36 Lanai. $265,000 Michael Bell, REALTOR 941-303-3608 SUN., 11/04/18 1-2:30 1445 Maseno Dr. Venice Lovely home in Venetian Falls, 55+ active community, serene, private, views of the lake from enclosed patio. Split floor plan, office with closet for possible 3rd bedroom. $299,500. Elaine Angelakis, REALTOR 608-751-8469 SUN., 11/04/18 3:30-5pm 24813 Pennington Terr, Venice. Open concept, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, scr eened lanai, with beautiful lake view in Pennington Place. New porcelain tile, stainless appliances. Split bedroom, 10 ft ceilings. Less than 2 miles from Manasota Beach. $294,500 Elaine Angelakis, REALTOR 608-751-8469 SUN., 11/04/18 1-3PM 11847 Tempest Harbor Loop, Venice. Best Value in Stoneybrook. This 3/2 is loaded w/amenities & has reasonable HOA Fee. Close to I-75 & Gulf Beaches. $224,900 Rick Caudle, REALTOR 860-301-7873 1020 HOUSES FOR SALE SELLING YOUR HOME, CONDO, OR LOT? WE CAN HELP YOU. Advertise your home, condo, or lot with us and reach over 150,000 readers in Charlotte, Sarasota, & DeSoto Counties and online everyday. Ask about our 90 day special. Call one of our classified experts for all the details at 866-463-1638 Realtors Welcome! HARBOUR HEIGHTS 2/2, 1,406 SF, city water & sewer, incl adjoining lot, upgrades, newer roof & electric, shed, complete hurricane shutters, NOT in flood zone. $150,000. Steve Vieira 941-258-2891Coldwell Banker Residential RE IMPRESSIVE LIGHT & BRIGHT,3/2/2 home located on a quiet street with Open /split floor plan incl. Great Room. & Family Rm! Spacious kitchen features many upgrades incl. granite counters and Lg. dining area. Lovely French doors lead to the Lg. screened lanai with paver deck and inground spa. This home has many more upgrades All for only $225,000 Call Jerry Hayes, RealtorRE/MAX ANCHOR REALTY 941.456.1155 1020 HOUSES FOR SALE CHOOSE VENICE REALTY TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME WITH A 1% REBATE Visit VeniceRealty.com Megan Hess Diane Shiell Venice Realty, Inc. Serving SW Florida PORT CHARLOTTE 2/1 Large Fenced Yard, Totally Renovated inside & out. All New A/C Unit, Appliances & Remote Control Fans! Nice, Quiet Area! $125,000. 941-626-4117 Owner GreatDealsin theClassifieds! PORT CHARLOTTE 3/2.5/2 SPACIOUS HOME with NEW ROOF, CARPET and MANY MORE EXTRAS! CALL BARBARA $265,000 941-626-9718 PT. CHARL/PUNTA GORDA 3 BR 2BA 3CG Build a new Greenblock Home! Custom Built Pool Home w/ Hurr Windows, Quartz, SS, Tile thru out, & Paver driveway/Pool Deck!Save $$$$299,000. Dave Irwin 239-405-2537 MVP REALTY

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7CLASSIFIEDS 1030 WATERFRONT HOMES PORT CHARLOTTE 4/4/2 BOATERS DREAM! Well-maintained waterfront pool home. Handicapped friendly. $475,000 Jackie Thornberry Harbor Coast Realty 941-740-4580 PUNTA GORDAISLES! Best Buy in PGI! 3/2/2 Pool Home! 2000SF, 60 Waterfront. Light, Bright & Airy! ONLY $315,000. You have to love it! Priced low to Sell! 941-380-7954 1035 GOLF COURSE COMMUNITY PLACIDA CAPEHAZEWINDWARDHEATEDPOOLHOME! 3/2.5/2, FAMILYROOMW/ GOLF/LAKEVIEWSONCORNERLOT. 2215SF, BUILT2004. TO-TALLYRENOVATED! $425,000. BROKERSWELCOME. 941-6973982 1040 CONDOS/VILLAS FOR SALE COASTAL CAPE HAZE LUXURY CONDO STUNNING2B/2BA W/PRIVATEGARAGE. TOTALLY REFURBISHED! NEWAPPLIANCES,ALLNEWTROPICAL FURNITURE& ACCESSORIES. TURN-KEYREADY. PRISTINE GATEDRESORT, POOL, SPA,CLUBHOUSE& LOTSMORE. MINUTESTOBEACH& BAY, $174,900. 941-769-0200 DEEP CREEK2BR/2BA LANAI, TURN-KEY. FURNISHED. LOWMAINTENANCE, $93,000. BUDTRAYNERREALTY, DORISWALTERS941-661-4019 ENGLEWOOD-2/2/2 VILLA INGATEDBOCAROYALEONCORNERLOT. LOTSOFUPGRADES! BUILTIN2016. GOLF, POOL, CLUBHOUSE, TENNIS, PICKLEBALL, BEAUTIFUL, PEACEFULWALKWAYS& MORE! $296,500. NOREALTORS. 678-438-5576 To Advertise in The Showcase of Homes Please Call 866-463-1638 or Email; special@sunnewspapers.net VENICE 3/2/2 20200 Ragazza Cir 102. Ground floor, water view in maint-free resort community. OPEN HOUSE Sundays 1-4p. West Villages Realty. $274,900 941-539-5771 1095 MANUFACTURED HOMES FOR SALE 2692 NE HIGHWAY 70 ARCADIA 55+ Active Community Affordable Manufactured Homes!!! 1 Year FREEGolf Membership With Any Home Purchase! Call to Schedule An Appointment For a Tour! Ted 800-538-2590 www.arcadiavillage.com NEW 3/2 DblWide Delivered & Set-Up on Your Lot w/ Skirting, Steps & Air! Only $58,795. + Tax. Financing For ALL Credit Scores Avail! 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Bath & Use of Kitchen & Lanai $135./wk. Responsible Female. Only 941-743-6688 PORT CHARLOTTE Cl ean, Quiet, 1 person, $320/bi-wk or $630/mo Furnd, No Pets. 941-743-3070/941-740-2565 PORT CHARLOTTERoom for Rent. Good Area. Call for Info. 941-763-7296 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! 1390 VACATION/ SEASONAL RENTALS ENGLEWOOD, N. PORT, ROTONDA AND PC GREAT SELECTION OF SEASONAL RENTALS!WEST COAST/ PROPERTY Mgmt 941-473-0718www.rentalsflorida.net WOW ROTONDA 3/2 Condo, Beautifully Appointed & Cozy, Heated Pool, Avail. Jan. & Feb. waterside2207@gmail.com PORT CHARLOTTE 2 Room TROPICAL GET-A-WAYS Waterfront, Wifi, Daily, Wkly Extend a Stay $320. wk + Up Non smoker 941-661-4262. S. VENICE 2BR/1BA, Turn-key, Non smoker Walk/Bike to Manasota Beach. Avail NOW. Call 941-493-0849 1420 WANTED TO RENT M an, 59 ret i re d see k s c l ean long term living arrangement. 520-450-0095 Leave Message 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE SELLING YOUR HOME, CONDO, or LOT?We Can help you.Advertise your home, condo, or lot with us and reach over 175,000 readers in Charlotte, Sarasota, & DeSoto Counties and online everyday. Ask about our 90 day special.Call one of our classified experts for all the details at 866-463-1638 Realtors Welcome! THE LAST BEST LOT AT MERCHANT'S CROSSING ALMOSTANACREAT1599 PLACIDARD. (RT775) ENGLEWOOD ACROSSFROMPUBLIXANDBEALLS.WATER, SEWER ANDTURNINGLANEIN PLACE. IDEALFORMULTI-UNITBUILDING(S), OFFICE,ORCONDOS. NEIGHBORING LOTSPRICEDAT$1.8 AND$1.9 MILLIONDOLLARS!!! OURGIVE-AWAY PRICEŽ ONLY$329,000W/ SHORTTERMFINANCING POSSIBLE. 941-769-0200 1515 WATERFRONT LOTS DIRECT GULF ACCESS LOWEST PRICED LEMON BAY LOTDEEPSAILBOATWATER, 1/4 ACRE, BAYVIEWS, NEWSEA-WALL, 2 MINSTOICW, 6 MINS TOGULFONLY$239,900 941-769-0200 ROTONDA SHORES3415 ETHLYNLANEBACKSUPTOA200+ ACRE WILDLIFEPRESERVE. NICE,QUIET, CLEANNEIGHBORHOOD. ONLY$19,900 AND NOHOA FEES.941-769-0200 1620 COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY THE LAST BEST LOT AT MERCHANT'S CROSSING ALMOSTANACREAT1599 PLACIDARD. (RT775) ENGLEWOODACROSSFROMPUBLIXANDBEALLS.WATER,SEWERANDTURNINGLANEIN PLACE. IDEALFORMULTI-UNIT BUILDING(S), OFFICE, OR CONDOS. NEIGHBORINGLOTS PRICEDAT$1.8 AND$1.9MILLIONDOLLARS!!! OURGIVE-AWAY PRICEŽONLY$329,000 WITHSHORT TERMFINANCINGPOSSIBLE. 941-769-0200 AdvertiseToday! 2000EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT 2005Services 2010Professional 2015Banking 2020Clerical 2025Computer 2030Medical 2035Musical 2040 Restaurant/Hotel2050SkilledTrades 2060Management 2070Sales 2090Child/Adult Care Needed 2100General 2110Part-time/ Temp 2115Home Based Business 2120Seeking Employment 2005 SERVICES PROFESSIONAL RESUMES SARASOTA/CHARLCO. CALLFORDETAILS 941-214-5257 2030 MEDICAL $2000 Sign on BONUS!! SOLARIS HEALTHCARE is now HiringCNAs: Full Time and PRN Apply: solarishealthcare.vikus.net CMA FULL TIME, Good Salary and Benefits in South Venice. 941-223-9929 CNAs, HHAs and CaregiversFind New Clients by Advertising Your Services in the Senior Directory Every Wednesday in The Sun Newspapers. This Feature Publishes in Charlotte, Sarasota, and Desoto Counties. Market Yourself Reach 150,000 Readers! Call 941-429-3110 for more information Caring for HeroesDouglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Home MDS Coordinator Full Time Sr. RN Super Full or Part Time CDM/Cook Full Time CNAs 3-11 or 11-7Excellent Benefits Job security, Tuition paid, Generous time off/paid leave.941-613-0919Online: www.peoplefirst.myflorida.com www.HorizonTechInstitute.ComADVANCE YOUR CAREERŽ Licensed & Accredited School Murdock Town Center on 411032 Tamiami Tr Unit 3YOUcan become a LPN within 11 months. Enrollment ongoing.Start Working In 2-5 wks! Classes Start Each Month Call For Class Dates Nursing Assistant (120hrs) Home Health Aide (75hrs) Phlebotomy Tech (165hrs) EKG Tech (165hrs) Patient Care Tech (600hrs) Job Assist. & Pymt. Plans Call Now to Register! 941-889-7506 PHLEBOTOMY,EKG, Classes Start 11/12LPNwkds 11/12 CNA11/12 Med. Asst. 11/12 2040 RESTAURANT/ HOTEL F/T COOK for Veterans Org. Experience required. Call 941-429-5403 for Appt. Mon.-Fri. 10-3PM WANTEDEXPD, TEAM MEMBERSSERVERS AND BARTENDERSFor Busy Waterfront Restaurant Apply in Person: White Elephant Pub 1855 Gulf Blvd. Englewood 2050 SKILLED TRADES CONCRETE FINISHERSneeded ASAP. Pay rate based on Skills. Work is in Charlotte County area. 941-628-8498 and ask for Tim. INSTALLER/HELPER NEEDEDfor INSTALLATION/ MANUFACTURING of Hurricane Shutters. FL Drivers lic. required. Exp. helpful but will train the right person. (941)-485-5878 Venice 2070 SALES J. M C LAU G HLIN Is Looking for a RETAIL SALES A SSOC for our Boutique in Boca Grande (Tolls Paid) Exp. with Customer Service a Plus. 941-855-9163 2100 GENERAL EXPD SCREENER NEEDED, Pay by Square Foot. Must have Transportation. 941-883-1381 2100 GENERAL BITESQUADIS HIRING DELIVERY DRIVERS in Venice, Englewood & North Port! All shifts are available & scheduling is flexible! Must be 18+ apply at bitesquad.com/apply The Venice Gondolier Sun is now taking applications for carriers in Venice and surrounding areas. Must have dependable vehicle, a valid Florida Drivers License and proof of insurance. Apply in person: 200 E. Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285 No Phone Calls Please. CARRIERS NEEDED NEEDCASH? GRANITE INSTALL HELPERS NEEDED NOW! LEARN A NEW TRADE START TODAY! PC (941) 235-9567LEARN A NEW TRADE IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! We Have Several Open Positions for Sales Representatives to Promote the Sun Newspapers at Various Locations, Grocery Stores, and Events Throughout the Area. This is an Enjoyable Year-Round Position with the Potential to Earn $100$300+ Per Day on a Part Time Basis! Perfect for College Students, Retirees, and as Supplemental Income. This is an Opportunity to Work in a Positive, Profess ional Work Environment with Flexible Hours. If You Are: 18 or Older, Outgoing, Dependable, and Professional and have Reliable Transportation and a Cell Phone, We Want to Talk to You! Background Checks are Performed. We Offer: Complete and Thorough Training Flexible Work Schedules Weekly Bonuses Unlimited Earning Potential Opportunity for Advancement Into Management! To Make an Appointment for an Interview, Please Call Andy at 941-268-5731 Looking for motivated, outgoing people for P/T and F/T Positions to represent us in big box stores. 941-769-1000 POOL SERVICE TECH Full Time Position Available Experience Preferred But Not Required. Nice Work Environment. 401K, Paid Vacation. Must have 5 year Driving Record, 3 years Clean. Call 941-637-6083 2110 PART TIME/ TEMPORARY "AMBASSADORS" NEEDEDTOSOLICITSUBSCRIPTIONS FORTHEAWARDWINNING LOCALNEWSPAPERS, THESUN, ATSTOREFRONTSINTHEVENICE, NORTHPORTANDENGLEWOODAREAS. CONTACTJIMDEFALLEAT941-786-7676FORMOREINFORMATION. 3000 NOTICES 3010 ANNOUNCEMENTS CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENT Dr. William Letson, Jr. is closing his urology practice located at 1505 Tamiami Trail South, Ste. 405, Venice, FL 34285 effective October 31, 2108. 21st Century Oncology, Fort Myers, will assist patients with medical records requests and will furnish a list of Urologists that can provide continued care. Please contact them at 239-936-8930 for information. To my patients: My wish is that you stay in the best of health. It has been a privilege serving you. Dr. William Letson, Jr. 3010 ANNOUNCEMENTS FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE! To Place a FREE Merchandise Ad Go to: sun-classifieds.com Click on Place Ad. If You`ve Advertised Online with Us Before or Not Just Click Register and Follow the Prompts. FREE Ads are for Merchandise UNDER $500. and the Ad Must be Placed Online by You. One Item Per Ad, the Ad Must be 3 Lines or Less, Price Must Appear in the Ad. Your Ad Will Appear Online for 7 Days and in Print Wednesday ThroughSunday. Some Restrictions Do Apply. LIMIT 5 FREE ADS PER WEEK Need To Place a Classified Ad? Enter Your Classified Ad and Pay With Your Credit Card 24 Hours a Day, 7 Daysa Week. 3020 PERSONALS THE GIRL NEXT DOOR 941-483-0701 Port Charlotte 3065 BIBLE STUDY & CHURCHES BIBLE STUDY BEGINNING SUNDAY, OCT. 14TH FEB. 10TH @5PM. The Book of Isaiah Ž New Hope Baptist Church Fellowship hall. 2100 Englewood Rd. Eng. FL 34223 Public is invited and encouraged to attend. work book donation www.NewHopeBC4U.org To register or for more information, call the church office at 941-474-7647 or e-mail kay@newhopebc4u.org. CAL VAR Y BIBLE CHURCH 1936 E. Venice Ave. Venice Friday at 9am. Study features video teachings of noted Bible Scholars on various subjects. For more info. Call Rev. Jones at: 941-485-7070 or visit www.CBCVenice.com CERTIFIED CHRISTIAN COUNSELING941-8764416Liberty Community Church North Port Charlotte Charlotte County House of Prayer Night Watch Fridays 7pm-9pm Worship-Word-Prayer One River-One Stream 992 Tamiami Trail Unit I Port Charlotte 941 249-8946 cchop.org COMMUNITY CENTER 4PM 7PM each Wednesday. Christ the King Lutheran Church, 23456 Olean Blvd. PC, Open to All Ages. For more info 941-766-9357 FAITH BUILDERS A Basic Study to Build your Christian Faith. Call Pastor Gumm at Christ the King Lutheran Church for times. 941-766-9357 Port Charlotte FOR THOSE WHOSE GRIEF OF HAVING LOST A FRIEND OR LOVED ONE TO DEATH, The Congregational Church in Nokomis is starting another 13 week GriefShare course. YOU are invited. GriefShare, a national program in over 12,000+ churches worldwide, is equipped to offer meaningful grief support in your time of loss. This nondenominational program features Biblical concepts for healing in grief. The group will meet every Mon day at The Congregational Church at 730 East Laurel Rd. in Nokomis each Monday, starting September 10th from 6:00-8:00pm. TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL Denise at 941-809-9238 or email to: CCGriefShare@yhaoo.com There is a nominal fee for workbooks GATEWAY WORSHIP PRAYER & HEALING ROOMS If you need healing, we want to pray with you! Our prayer teams are available to minister to you every Thursday 7:30 pm-8:30 pm. For information call 863-832-4418 5377 Dunkin Rd., Punta Gorda 33982 Jesus Still Heals Today! Lutheran Church of the Cross 2300 Luther Rd., Deep Creek Bible Study Thursdays 10-11:30 and Sundays @ 9 AM Questions and/or Info (941) 627-6060

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Page 8 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018CLASSIFIEDS 3065 BIBLE STUDY & CHURCHES NEW S EA SO N FULL GOS PEL MINISTRIES Meets Every Wednesday at 3320 Loveland Blvd Port Charlotte, Fl (Held at Board of Realtors Building Near Visani's Restaurant) Food at 6:30PM and Fellowship Starts at 7:00PM Everyone Welcome!! Pamela Sams 941-268-3589 UNIQUE & INFORMATIVE DVD Every Sunday @ 6pm. Disussion After at El Jobean Baptist 941-769-6291 3090 LOST & FOUND FOUND: WALLET on sidewalk near the corner of Aaron & Olean Blvd. Will hold for 10 days. Must Identify wallet and contents. Arrange to meet at Sheriffs office. 941-286-3952 L OS T: S et o f Nissan Keys on Marion Street In Punta Gorda at the Ole Town Convenience Store. Please Call 334-3240628 REWARD!! 3091 ARTS CLASSES Beginning watercolor classes with award winning artist Robert Broyles at North Port Hobby Lobby. Private lessons also avail Call 941-875-8163 3095 EXERCISE CLASSES GULF COAST ACUPUNCTURE 151 Center Rd. Wednesdays 5:30pm Thursdays 9:00 am Saturdays 8:30am YOGAFOR BEGINNERS Proceeds to Venice Wildlife Center Call Rick or Mary 941-488-1769 3096 RELIGION CLASSES BEGIN YOUR DAY IN BIBLE STUDY Christ the King Lutheran Church, 23456 Olean Blvd. Tuesdays 10AM-11AM. For more info 941-766-9357 Port Charlotte F AITH LUTHERAN CHURCH 4005 Palm Drive, Punta GordaVarious Days & Times CONFIRMATION/BIBLE STUD Y Adult Infomational Class 941-639-6309 START YOUR DAY RIGHT Bible Study Thursdays 10:00-11:30 LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE CROSS 2300 Luther Rd., Deep Creek and Sundays at 9:00 a.m. Questions and/or Info (941) 627-6060 5000 BUSINESS SERVICES AN OCCUPATIONAL LIC may be required by the Cit y and/or County. Please call th e appropriate occupational licensing bureau to verify. 5006 ALUMINUM ALL AMERICAN RENOVATIONS Lic & Insured Family owned & operated Specializing in rescreening, building and repairing. 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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 9CLASSIFIEDS 6000 MERCHANDISE 6003 DEEP CREEK GARAGE SALES FRI & SAT 8 2 497 GALLEGOS ST. MOVING SALE Household, Furn, Dishes, Years of Treasures FRIS UN. 8 AM3 PM 1360 Vermouth Lane. MOVING SALE! Furniture, Womens, Mens, Kids Clothes, Household items, and MORE! S AT. 8 -1 2 1114 Fergus Lane off Sandhill. MOVING IN SALE! Loads of Great Stuff. Everything Priced to Sell! 6004 PORT CHARLOTTE GARAGE SALES FRI & SAT 8 2 282 TAIT TERR SE. CLEARANCE SALE Generator, tools, Electronics, Gardening, Housewares, Crafts, jewelry, fur niture, vinyl LPs, storage boxes, Mini fridge, even a kitchen sink. FRI & S AT 9 3 19402 MIDWAY BLVD. LOTS & LOTS OF Plus size womens clothes, and much more. FRI SATSUN 8-2 5090 ACKLEY TERR. *****GULF COVE ***** ANTIQUE Cars, Boats, Trailers, parts, tools, sails, motors, household goods, and so much more. SAT. 9-2 2039 Hyatt Dr. ONE DAY ONLY! 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Ever y thin g MUST GO! 6005 PUNTA GORDA AREA GARAGE SALES FRI NOV 2 8-12PM & SAT. NOV 3 8-10AM 3524 Roseau Dr. ESTATE SALE Assisted by the Isles Girls & Guys. (Dir: South on Hwy 41; West on Aqui Esta; Left on Bal Harbor; Right on Deborah Dr; Right on Roseau Dr.) Queen Bed; 2 Night Stands; Janome Sewing Machine & Cabinet; Queen Sofa Sleeper; Desk; File Cabinets; Desk Chair; King Bedroom Set w/Chest, Dresser, Mirror & Headboard, 2 Night Stands; 3 Cedar Chests; Kitchen Table w/4 Chairs; 4 Barstools; Dining Room Table w/8 Chairs; Buffet; Leather Recelining Sofa & Loveseat; 2 Leather Recliners; Entertainment Center; Side Tables; Coffee Table; Server; Sofa Table; Wall Decor; Rugs; Plants; Lanai Table & Chairs; Weber Grill; Linens; Luggage; Ladders; Bikes; Pet Carriers; Freezer; Electronics; Miscellaneous Kitchen & Garage Items and More. Please check out our website www.islesg irlsandguys.com LIQUIDATION SALELAISHLEY MARINE SAT. NOVEMBER 3RD, 8-3 3415 Tamiami Trail, P.G. 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MULTIFAMILY SALE Furniture, j ewelry, kitchen items, MORE! 6060 COMPUTER EQUIPMENT CANON INK NEW 40 bl ac k 41 color $40 941-235-8161 COMPUTER ACCESSORIES floppy discs-printers-ink-speakers-cables $10 941-445-5619 CO MPUTER BA G S amsonite rolling leather excellent condition $30 941-228-1745 PRINTER HP Deskjet F 380 all in one print scan copy $15 941-629-6374 S PEAKER S Logitech f or computer exc cond $15 941-629-6374 WEBCAM LOGITECH 2 = MP C600, new $15, OBO 941-5056290 6065 CLOTHING/JEWELRY ACCESSORIES BRIDAL GOWN SKIRT an d bustier from England $135, OBO 941-268-7571 DE S I G NER W O MAN S C L O THE S Size Sm Med. 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BR O MELIAD S VARI O U S kinds shapes colors and sizes in pots starting at $5 941-202-3696 FRANGIPANI JATROPHA oyster pineapple pothos snake spider lily $5 941-202-3696 PONYTAIL PALM PAIR (5 ta ll) Madjool Palm Pair others each pair $100 941-202-3696 STAGHORN FERN over 30 years old. Make Offer! 941-624-5974 Treemendous Tree, Inc. NURSERYHUGE PINEAPPLE PLANTSw/ lots of fruit 2 for $50/ea MANY OTHERS AVAILABLE!STOP IN TO SEE US MONDAY SATURDAY 9AM-3PM 6068 RUFF ST. NORTH PORT OR CALL 941-426-8983 FL-6444 A 6125 GOLF ACCESSORIES CO BRA MAX Dr. O / S 1 0 .5 GRAPHITE like new $65, OBO 941-423-5701 GOLF BAG B ran d N ew w / tag, Naples Bay, beige/navy, unisex $175, OBO 941-740-0357 GOLF BALLS Ti t l e i st P ro V1 & 1X like new, you pick, price per dozen $18 941-270-8009 GO LF C LUB S 3 woods 3 ,5,7 and CLEV pitching wedge. all for $60, OBO 941-270-8009 GO LF C LUB S 3 woods 3 ,5,7 and CLEV sand wedge $60, OBO 941-270-8009 GO LF C LUB S Mens C omplete Set with Bag. Right Handed. $120. Moving. 520-471-4162 GOLF CLUBS W omen  s Complete Set with Bag. Right Handed. $120. 520-471-4162 TITLEIST PRO V1 & 1X Lik e new, you pick. price per dozen $18 941-270-8009 YELLOW JACKET 4G BATTERY CABLES Corrosion Resistant Best Golf Cart Cables $129.95/SET. VISIT DarsGolfCarts.com 941-769-1431 NO TEXT PLEASE 6126 GOLF CARTS 2015 CLUB CAR Precedent "SNOW WHITE" $3985 8Volt BATTERIES-L7 New Yellow Jacket Cables, Sunbrella Rain Enclosure, Club Cover, New Head and Tail Lights, Fold down Windshield, Cooler and Sand Bucket. 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STK#D974 $2850 941-769-1431 Free Delivery (25 miles) Visit … Darsgolfcarts.com NO TEXT PLEASE Club Car Precedent $3595 RECONDITIONED 4 Passenger Golf Cart Tan w/Tan Top Flip Down Rear Seat BRAND NEW BATTERIES $New Yellow Jacket Cables$ Battery Meter Factory Upholstery Head & Taillights Flip Down Windshield Chrome SS wheel caps All New Bushings Fresh Tires, Brakes, Mirror 48 Volt Charger, STK#R8 Call: 941-769-1431 Free Delivery (25 miles) Visit … Darsgolfcarts.com NO TEXT PLEASE PASSION PINK Custom Build 2014 Club Car Precedent BRAND NEW BATTERIES Custom Pearl Pink Paint Tuck & Roll Upholstery NEW Yellow Jacket Cables NEW New Bushings NEW Folding Windshield NEW Head and Taillights NEW SS Wheel Covers New Rear Seat AVAIL. New Tires, Mirror Top and Charger STK#1823 $4995 941-769-1431 Delivery Inc. 25 MI. Visit DarsGolfCarts.com NO TEXT PLEASE ADVERTISE! 6128 EXERCISE / FITNESS EXERCISE BIKE RECUMBENT w/Electronics Like NEW $75 941-268-8951 6130 SPORTING GOODS FIREWOOD $100.00 PER PICK UP LOAD NOCAMPINGTRIPIS COMPLETEWITHOUTIT! PINE, OAK, ORCITRUSSPLIT, BUN-DLED, ANDREADYFORTHE FIREPIT! 941-468-4372 SURF BOARD W ave T oo l s, 8 foot, tri skeg, in good shape $150 941-347-7136 6130 SPORTING GOODS 2 GUYS GUN SHOWS NOV 17TH & 18TH Charlotte County Fairgrounds 2333 El Jobean Rd (776) Port Charlotte, FL Buy-Sell-Trade New-Used FREEParking CWP Classes Avail. Sat 9-5 and Sun 9-4 727-776-3442 www.nextgunshow.com S URFB O ARD 1 0  6 Ž. Mickey Munoz Surftech. $300 941-441-8598 TENNI S BALL H O PPER basket holds & picks up w/ balls $25, OBO 941-426-4151 TENNIS RACKETS 2 mo d ern Wilson $10-1 vintage wood Chemold $5 941-445-5619 6131FIREARMS N O TI C E: S eller Acknowledges Compliance With All Exisiting Federal, State and Local Firearms Regulations and Laws in Regards to Sale and Transfer of Advertised Firearms. STEYR 9M, WALTHER 40sw, Both NIB Complete $425/ea obo, (941)-429-1057 lv msg 6133 HUNTING & FISHING SUPPLIES BOAT FENDERS 2 I n fl ata bl e Fenders, 11Žx26Ž with covers. $15 843-901-8327 C RIM SO N TRA C E C rimson Trace Laser for Glock model 26. $100, OBO 941-888-5923 FISHING POLES Ni ce se l ect i on of poles get out and GO FISH! Each only $5 941-474-1776 6135 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES 2 BIKE C ARRIER f or 2 Ž hitch $65 941-639-3670 3 WHEELED bicycle good con dition $150 941-505-0808 3 WHEELER good looking smooth riding w / 20Ž Wheels only $185 941-474-1776 3 WHEELER goo d l oo ki ng smooth riding w / 24Ž Wheels only $185 941-474-1776 3 WHEELER goo d l oo ki ng smooth riding w / 26Ž Wheels only $185 941-474-1776 A DULT BI C Y C LE Adult bicycle very good condition $50 941 268-6858 ADULT TRIKE S c h w i nn. Brand new. Black cherry. Lights. $275, OBO 941-716-1558 BICYCLE RACK P orta bl e Bik e rack, fits hatchback/SUV. holds 2 bikes $10 941-347-7136 BIKE, Adult. Nice selection o f quality great riding bikes each only $50 941-474-1776 C ANN O NDALE RED ultegra, 54cm, 16 speed,l/n cond $349 941-235-2203 ELECTRIC TRICYCLE motor for Adult Tricycle, Brand New! $500 941-500-4798

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Page 10 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018CLASSIFIEDS 6135 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES F O LDIN G BIKE S 2 Dahons, exc. cond. multi speed.just tuned. $375 941-416-5165 6138 TOYS/GAMES BUMPER POOL T a bl e G oo d Condition, Pool sticks and balls included. $150 941-764-9592 LEGO BLOCKS b u ildi ng bl oc k s Lego box full paterns and model prints $50 941-629-6374 6140 PHOTOGRAPHY/ VIDEO C AMERA C AN O N A1 and accessories $150, OBO 989-306-8110 6145 POOL/SPA/ & SUPPLIES **SPAS & MORE** Family owned and operated for 20 years! www.spasandmoreflorida.com Over 40 Spas to choose from. We take trades! We Move Spas & We Buy Used! 941-625-6600 6160 LAWN & GARDEN BEN C H END S C oncrete, per pair $20 941-391-0665 CHAINSAW S t ihl MS170 U se d once $150 941-276-0490 CHAINSAW C ra f tsman 20Ž NEW $200, OBO 941-485-0681 C u ddl e up b y t h e fi re Firewood Split, Bundled and ready for the firepit! Pine, Oak, or Citrus, 941-468-4372 G A S LAWN Edger 9 Ž Blade, Used 2x $95 843-901-8327 J O HN DEERE C ub Rider 36 Ž cut Excellent condition $450 941-244-0363 LAWN EDGER El ectr i c l awn edger, good condition $25 941-268-6858 LAWN M O WER Toro sel f propelled. Like new! Can deliver. $150, OBO 941-460-9994 LAWN SPRINKLERPUMP Nearly New! 2HP, $175 941-475-8614 MOWER H usqvarna, Z3815 for parts $250, OBO 941-485-0681 MOWER MURRAY RIDER 11HP, 30Ž CUTNEWBATTERY$425 (941)763-4818 MOWER TORO 21Ž CUT S e lf Propelled. 7HP Briggs & Stratton. Like New! $110. 941-743-8243 RAIN BIRD automat i c spr i n kl er system New in box 6 sprinklers $100 941-421-9984 RIDIN G M O WER Poulan Pro, 30Žcut, used twice, paid $1000 $800 Asking 941-492-5050 RIDIN G M O WER, Murray, 1 2 .5 HP Briggs & Stratton. 42Ž Cut. $325. 941-743-8243 ROTOTILLER M ant hi s, 2 C y l cle Tiller, Thatcher & Hedge Trimmer. $65. 941-743-8243 TILLER MANTIS M o d e l 7225 $200, OBO 941-485-0681 WEED TRIMMER T roy b u il t 4 cycle. 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GAS WATER HEATER Rh eem 30gal,tall,6 yrs old,still good $100, OBO 941-423-2091 6250 APPLIANCES G E REFRI G ERAT O R 2 5 cu. f t. white side by side $300, OBO 941-270-8009 PORTABLE A/C H a i er 5K b tu new in box from hurricane sea son $149 941-676-2019 REFRIDGERATOR GE w hi te, Top Freezer $250 (941)7634818 REFRI G ERAT O R C HE S T 1.7cuft, w/ Budwiser logo, $75 941-460-9484 REFRI G ERAT O R G Eside by side 25 cu ft white $150, OBO 941-270-8009 REFRI G ERAT O R G E side by side bone 33WX70H VG COND. $200 941-445-0950 S T O VE black Whirlpool glasstop 3yrs old $150 941-639-3670 WASHER & DRYER Ni ce, White, $325. (941)763-4818 deliver y avail. W ATER DI S TILLER NEW 1 gallon table top Elrc. $75 941-423-2585 6260 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE $75.00 per panel SLIDING GLASS DOOR REPAIRS Wheels Tracks & LocksLicensed & Insured, Free Est. since 1981 visit us at www. SlidingDoorsandmore.com Call Bob 941-706-6445 Owned and operated by Local Fire fighter. 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Because I want to do more than schedule meetings and make travel arrangements, I am now applying for positions in other departments. However, I feel quite resentful about being pushed out of a job which I enjoyed for many years. I am tempted to share my feelings with Dr. Jordan, but I dont know if that would be a good idea. A: Turnover at the top almost inevitably results in operational change. For longserving employees, these alterations in policies, procedures and positions can feel like a minor earthquake, so your reaction is certainly understandable. The present and previous deans clearly have widely differing views about the role of an assistant. Watching your job description shrink must have been sad and frustrating, so seeking a more rewarding position is a wise move. For your own bene“t, however, you should still maintain a pleasant and positive demeanor with your current boss. If those other departments ask Dr. Jordan for a reference, a negative review could kill your transfer prospects. Although resentment is a natural and expected response in this situation, you must make a concerted effort to get those feelings under control. Resentment is one of the most destructive emotions at work, because the recipient will eventually sense the hostility and react accordingly, sending the relationship into a downward spiral. So while venting those angry feelings might feel good at “rst, doing so could easily jeopardize future goals. After the arrival of new management, employees can choose to be contentious or collaborative. Ill let you guess which group has better career prospects. Q: A new supervisor who reports to me seems to spend a lot of time listening to his teams personal problems. I believe he is just trying to show compassion and concern, but he needs to learn that managers should not try to act like counselors with their employees. How can I help him recognize appropriate boundaries without being too critical? A: Any strength carried too far can become a weakness. When talking with your overly empathic supervisor, explain that while you encourage friendly staff relationships, personal counseling can easily become problematic. For example: One of your strengths as a supervisor is that you really care about your employees. However, you need to be sure that you dont get too involved in their private lives. Lately, you and your staff seem to be spending a lot of work time disc ussing personal issues, so I need for you to limit these conversations in the future.Ž Suggest some speci“c strategies for politely and appropriately ending such discussions, and then schedule a follow-up meeting to review progress. If you continue to provide feedback and coaching, he should soon begin to “gure out where that boundary lies.Your Office Coach: New boss, fewer duties Need a Friend? Look in the Classifieds

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THE NEWS WIRESTATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS About 100 gather for healing service outside synagogueSee page 3 Sunday, November 4, 2018 By GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTONASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE, Fla. „ What was supposed to be a routine Friday night ritual of socializing, dining and exercising in an upscale shopping center a few miles from Floridas Capitol turned into a chaotic scene after a gunman shot two women to death and wounded “ve other people at a yoga studio before killing himself. Tallahassee police say 40-yearold Scott Paul Beierle shot six people and pistol-whipped another after walking into the yoga studio that sits on the second ”oor of the small shopping plaza. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said some in the studio showed courage and tried to stop him. Witnesses at the shopping center described how people who had been in the studio, including one who was bleeding, ran away, seeking shelter in nearby bars and restaurants as shots rang out. Police responded within a few minutes, but by then Beirele had fatally shot himself, leaving police to search for a motive and a community to wonder what prompted the violence near the citys fashionable midtown neighborhoods. Its a place that brings my joy and peace, and I think its ruined,Ž said Katie Bohnett, an instructor at the yoga studio who skipped her normal Friday practice to meet a friend for dinner. This monster ruined it.Ž Police said Beierle acted alone but they were still looking into what prompted the shooting. He had been in the military and was a graduate of nearby Florida State University, but was living in Deltona, a town in central Florida east of Orlando. Authorities in that county were Man posed as customer, killed 2 women in Tallahassee yoga studio AP PHOTOPolice investigators work the scene of a shooting, Friday, in Tallahassee, Fla. A shooter killed two people at a yoga studio in Floridas capital before killing himself Friday, ocials said. By TERRY SPENCERASSOCIATED PRESSWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. „ While Florida Republicans waited for President Donald Trump in one corner of the state Saturday, Margaritaville king Jimmy Buffett took musical shots at him and Gov. Rick Scott in another as the states tight Senate and gubernatorial races reached the “nal weekend of campaigning. Performing at a West Palm Beach campaign rally for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, who is being challenged by Scott, and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is running for governor, Buffett urged more than 1,000 people to vote Democratic by tweaking the lyrics of two of his most popular songs. First, to take a dig at Trump, he changed the wording of Come MondayŽ to Come Tuesday, things will change. Come Tuesday, were making a change. Its been two insane years and its time to really switch gears...Ž The performance was 3 miles from Trumps Mar-aLago resort and frequent winter hangout. Then using Margaritaville,Ž he criticized Scott for the states environmental problems: Some people say theres a red tide to blame, but I know that its all Rick Scotts fault.Ž Red tide algae have killed millions of “sh off the southern Florida coasts over the last several months „ it occurs naturally but some scientists say pollution makes it worse. Buffett, who lives in Palm Beach, is an outspoken environmentalist, founding the charity Save the ManateeŽ in 1981. Trump will appear later Saturday in Pensacola with Scott and former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, who is running against Gillum. Trump also campaigned for Scott and DeSantis on Wednesday near Fort Myers as both races appear tight heading into Tuesdays election. Nelson is seeking his fourth term, but Democrats have not won the governors race since 1994. Both Scott and Gillum resumed campaigning Saturday after brie”y returning to Tallahassee to visit victims and their families of Friday nights mass shooting at a yoga studio that left two women and the gunman dead and “ve injured. Gillum referenced the shooting in his West Palm Beach address, “rst asking the crowd to keep the victims in their prayers. He then said such mass shootings have become too familiarŽ in Florida. In February, 17 died in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in nearby Parkland. In 2017, “ve died at Fort Lauderdales airport. And in 2016, 49 died at an Orlando nightclub. Gillum said Its Trump vs. Jimmy Buffett as Florida enters campaign push By MATT SEDENSKYAP NATIONAL WRITERNEW YORK „ Whatever success Republicans have amassed in taking control of all three branches of U.S. government, and whatever fate awaits them as midterm elections near, some on the right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution. And to the mounting alarm of others on all parts of the spectrum, they want to bypass the usual process. Theyre pushing for an unprecedented Constitutional convention of the states. While opponents are afraid of what such a convention would do, supporters say it is the only way to deal with the federal governments overreach and ineptitude. They literally see this as the survival of the nation,Ž said Karla Jones, director of the federalism task force at the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, which represents state lawmakers and offers guidance and model legislation for states to call a convention under the Constitutions Article V. Among the most frequently cited changes being sought: amendments enforcing a balanced federal budget, establishing term limits for members of Congress, and repealing the 17th Amendment, which put the power of electing the Senate in the hands of the public instead of state legislatures. For the past 229 years, constitutional amendments have originated in Congress, where they need the support of two-thirds of both houses, and then the approval of at least three-quarters of the states. But under a never-used second prong of Article V, amendments can originate in the states. Two-thirds of states „ currently, 34 „ must call for a convention at which three-fourths of states approve of a change. The particulars of such a convention, though, are not laid out. Do the states have to call for a convention on the same topic? Must they pass resolutions with similar or identical wording? The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide whether the threshold of states has been reached and, ultimately, the parameters of a convention and the rules delegates would be governed by. A bill introduced in the U.S. House last year would direct the National Archives to compile all applications for an Article V convention. Some believe enough states have already passed Article V resolutions, pointing to votes over the years across the country on a variety of potential amendment topics. Others contend the highest possible current count of states is 28 „ the number of states with existing resolutions on the most common convention topic, a balanced budget amendment. Others point to lower total counts based on states that have passed near-identical resolutions. Regardless, proponents of a convention believe they have momentum on their side more than any other time in American history. That second clause of Article V was speci“cally intended for a time like this, when the federal Could states move and amend US Constitution?Forget midterms, some conservatives eye a bigger unprecedented political contest through Article V NATIONAL ARCHIVES VIA APThis photo made available by the U.S. National Archives shows a portion of the United States Constitution with the title of Art icle V. 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Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018By PATRICK MCCRELESSPANAMA CITY NEWS HERALDPANAMA CITY „ Gulf Power has a disaster fund to pay for the thousands of out-of-state linemen and extra equipment needed to rebuild Bay Countys electrical system after Hurricane Michael. But whether that fund can cover the whole recovery cost isnt yet known. None of that has been thought about yet,Ž Jeff Rogers, spokesman for Gulf Power, said of the total cost to restore electricity. Weve been focused only on restoration ... but over the next couple of weeks well get more information.Ž Rogers said the company has a disaster fund set up with the state to pay for situations like the hurricane, which knocked out power in the county three weeks ago. Money for the fund comes from portions of customers electricity bills, Rogers said. If there isnt enough in the fund, we may go to the state to ask for more,Ž Rogers said. Rogers said power companies across the country have similar disaster funds that pay for visiting repair crews and equipment. Its always the host company that pays for it,Ž Rogers said of disaster recovery. Like when we travel, the host company picks up the tab.Ž Robert Barnes, a Panama City native who now lives in Vernon, said he saw people on the social media site Facebook complaining about Gulf Power but praising visiting crews. Thinking that Gulf Power was being unfairly criticized, Barnes asked The News Herald through its Bay Asked, We Answered series: Who pays for all of the out-ofstate power company crews, equipment and supplies?Ž I wanted to get some factual information out there about what theyve done,Ž Barnes said about Gulf Power. Theyve done a hell of a job getting things back up and running.Ž Rogers said that to date, power was restored to almost everyone in the county who can receive electricity. Still, theres an estimated 15,000 customers whose homes and buildings are too damaged to accept power, he said. Theres destroyed equipment, its all over ... mostly in the hardest hit areas,Ž Rogers said. But, weve got people getting repairs every day.Ž Rogers noted that with the major restoration complete, most of the visiting linemen had left the county. More than 7,000 people from power companies across the country were in the county at the peak of the repair effort. Weve probably got about 1,500 now,Ž Rogers said. Now were in the cleanup phase, making sure repairs were done correctly and checking for possible weak points.ŽWho pays for out-of-state power crews, equipment, supplies? NEWS HERALD VIA APIn this Oct. 13, 2018 photo Public Service Company of Oklahoma utility trucks deliver utility poles and trucks in Panama City, Fla. Teenager charged with strangling, burying motherDAYTONA BEACH (AP) „ Authorities say a 15-year-old Florida boy was charged in his mothers strangulation death after her body was found buried at a nearby church. Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood told news outlets the teenager was arrested early Saturday after the body of 46-year-old Gail Cleavenger was found under a church “re pit. Investigators say the boy killed her after they argued about his school grades. Chitwood says he faces murder charges. It was unclear Saturday if he has a lawyer to represent him. The Associated Press typically does not identify juveniles charged with crimes. After the killing, authorities say the boy called friends to help him make it look like someone had burglarized the home. The boy initially told deputies his mother was missing. The two 17-year-old friends face multiple charges.Woman gets 45 years for sons beating deathDAYTONA BEACH (AP) „ A Florida woman has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally beating her 4-yearold son. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that 27-year-old Mikkia Shardae Lewis was sentenced Friday after pleading no contest to second-degree murder. She had previously been facing a “rst-degree murder charge and possible death sentence. Lewiss boyfriend, 38-yearold Joe McCaskell, called 911 in April 2013 to report that KeAndre Coleman wasnt breathing. A paramedic said the child was already in rigor mortis when “rst-responders arrived at the home, meaning he had been dead for some time. Lewis later told police that she had apparently whooped him too much.Ž McCaskell was sentenced to 30 years in prison in May after a jury convicted him of third-degree felony murder.Mom arrested after son found trick-ortreating aloneMAITLAND (AP) „ A Florida woman has been arrested after authorities say her 6-year-old son was lost and dehydrated while trick-or-treating alone on Halloween night. The Orlando Sentinel reports a couple found the child around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, dressed like an astronaut and wandering about a half-mile from his home. Orange County Jail records show 38-year-old Jessica Ann King bonded out of jail after being charged with child neglect. King told investigators she was sick and let the child go out alone. An arrest report says the boy knew his address but not how to get there. The couple took him home, and called police. The Department of Children and Families turned the boy over to the care of a neighbor at the request of Kings family. HEADLINES AROUND THE STATE By MAGGIE MICHAELASSOCIATED PRESSCAIRO „ The regional chief of the U.N. childrens agency said Saturday that Yemeni authorities are making it dif“cult to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid and warned that impeding relief efforts could plunge the country into famine. Geert Cappelaere told The Associated Press in an interview from Yemen that recent U.S. calls for a cease-“re are imperative to ending the nearly four-year war, which pits a Saudi-led coalition against Iran-aligned rebels known as Houthis. He visited the Red Sea port city of Hodeida and the rebel-held capital, Sanaa, over the past two days as clashes and airstrikes intensi“ed. He said both the internationally-recognized Yemeni government and Houthi rebels are not enabling us to do our work as fast as we should.Ž Cappelaere said he cant bring the best nutrition experts to the country because of delays in granting visas and that aid agencies face bureaucratic impediments the delay the import of supplies. He criticized authorities with other interestsŽ for creating delays in the arrival and distribution of supplies, without elaborating. Most aid agencies operate in Houthi-held areas where they face movement restrictions. The rebels manipulate aid distribution by providing lists of bene“ciaries and sometimes divert aid to their supporters. Cappelaeres visit came shortly after the United States called for the cease-“re within 30 days. He said the situation is deteriorating, with millions unable to meet their basic needs. Yemen has been at war since March 2015, when Houthis occupied northern Yemen, forcing the government into exile. Since then, a Saudi-led coalition supporting the government has blockaded the rebel-held north and waged a devastating air campaign. The U.S. has sold billions of dollars worth of arms to Saudi Arabia and provides logistical and other support to the coalition. An end to the con”ict is ... a much-needed step but it needs to be complemented with investment and governance of this country that puts the interest of the people at the center and the interest of the children at the core of politics,Ž Cappelaere said. Three-quarters of Yemens 29 million people are food insecure, 1.8 million children suffer from malnutrition and 400,000 children under age 5 are at risk of death from starvation. Every 10 minutes a child dies of preventable diseases, according to UNICEF. Around 40 percent of the 400,000 are located in and around Hodeida, which has been the target of a stalled coalition offensive in recent months. The port is a key entry point for food and humanitarian aid, but the coalition says the Houthis also use it to import weapons. During a visit to Hodeidas main hospital, Cappelaere said he saw children suffering from severe malnutrition and others paralyzed by complications from diphtheria, an epidemic fueled by the breakdown of health services. He says many families in Hodeida cannot make it to hospitals because of airstrikes and shelling, or because they cannot afford transportation. Its high time for authorities from both sides to take responsibility and enable that assistance without any conditions, without any hurdles,Ž he said.UN agency urges open access for aid to Yemen AP PHOTOIn this Oct. 1, photo, children sit in front of moldy bread in their shelter, in Aslam, Hajjah, Yemen. In a plastic washtub, the childrens mother collects hard bread crumbs even those covered with mold, then mixes with water, adds salt, and gives to her four children. By SAMY MAGDY and HAMZA HENDAWIASSOCIATED PRESSMINYA, Egypt „ Hundreds of Egyptian Christians attended a funeral service Saturday after seven people were killed in an ambush by Islamic State militants of buses carrying pilgrims to a remote desert monastery. The service at Prince Tadros church in the central city of Minya was held amid tight security. Minyas top cleric, Anba Makarios, led prayers over a row of six white cof“ns, all victims from the same family. A separate funeral was held for the seventh victim, a bus driver. Relatives of the victims cried and held each other for support. Some rested their heads on the cof“ns and wept. A list of the victims names released by the church said a 15-yearold boy and a 12-year-old girl were among the dead. Nineteen were wounded in the attack, according to the church. Aida Shehata, who was shot in her legs, said masked men opened “re on three buses from different directions. Two of the buses were able to speed away and reach the monastery, but the militants stopped the third one and killed the driver and six of the passengers, including her husband and his brother. The driver tried to go to the monastery but they (the militants) were faster,Ž Shehata told a Coptic TV network. An Islamic State af“liate based in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula claimed the attack, calling it revenge for the imprisonment of our chaste sisters,Ž without elaborating. The attack cast a shadow on one of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissis showpieces „ the World Youth Forum „ which opens Saturday in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. The forum is drawing thousands of local and foreign youth to discuss a wide range of topics, with Egypts 63-year-old leader taking center stage. In an apparent effort to keep the attack from overshadowing the start of the three-day conference, two state-owned newspapers ran front-page banner headlines about the forum. Akhbar al-Youm ran a large photo of el-Sissi cycling in Sharm el-Sheikh. Its reference to the attack lower down in the page made no mention of casualties. IS has repeatedly targeted Egypts Christians as punishment for their support of el-Sissi, who led the militarys 2013 ouster of an elected but divisive Islamist president. El-Sissi, who has made security among his top priorities since taking of“ce in 2014, wrote on his Twitter account that Fridays attack was designed to harm the nations solid fabricŽ and pledged to continue “ghting terrorism. Fridays attack was the second to target pilgrims heading to the St. Samuel the Confessor monastery in as many years, indicating that security measures put in place since then are inadequate. Christians in Egypt bury their dead after attackInsider attack kills US service member in AfghanistanKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) „ The U.S. military in Kabul says a U.S. service member has been killed in an apparent insider attackŽ in the capital Kabul. Sgt. 1st Class Debra Richardson, a Resolute Support spokeswoman, said Saturday in a statement that another U.S. service member was wounded in the attack. The statement said the attacker was a member of the Afghan security forces and initial reports indicate the assailant was immediately killed by other Afghan forces. The two U.S. service members were medically evacuated to Bagram Air“eld, where the wounded service member is undergoing medical treatment and is in stable condition, it said. The incident is under investigation. Richardson said the name of the service member who was killed would be withheld until next of kin is noti“ed.Nigerian army deletes tweet that quoted Trump on protestersLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) „ Nigerias military is facing criticism after sending out a tweet that appeared to use President Trumps comments as justi“cation for shooting and killing protesters in the West African nation. The tweet, which has since been deleted, referenced a video of Trump where he suggested that U.S. soldiers on the countrys southwestern border may open “re if migrants throw rocks at them. Trump insisted Friday that he meant that rock-throwers would be arrested. The tweet on the Nigerian armys Twitter account stated: Please Watch and Make Your Deductions.Ž The military did not return calls seeking comment on the deleted tweet. Nigerias main Shiite Muslim movement says the army killed at least 50 of its members who were protesting this week. Nigerias military said it killed six people and claims the protesters had “red “rst. HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLDSTATE/WORLD NEWS 2 0 1 8 1 1 0 4 w i r e 0 2 p d f 1 0 4 N o v 1 8 0 0 : 0 2 : 3 9

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3By DUNE LAWRENCEBLOOMBERG NEWS (TNS)NEW YORK …… Researchers have identi“ed what they called a coordinated network of Twitter accounts thats pushing false and misleading stories about election integrity with hashtags like #VoterFraud. They found a core of 200 accounts that posted on Twitter or were mentioned in posts more than 140 million times in the past year, according to a research report published Saturday. The “ndings dont necessarily re”ect a reprise of the Russian in”uence efforts in the 2016 election, nor are the posts clearly driven by automated bots, researchers say. But the network of accounts, which sounds off at relatively regular intervals …… even at times when theres nothing about the topic in the news …… has helped create an echo chamber to justify state-level ballot restrictions despite little evidence of voter fraud. There is a tragically ironic relationship between the perception that large groups of people are voting illegally,Ž while a small group of Twitter accounts is wielding massive in”uence to spread disinformation, affecting the publics understanding of voter fraud,Ž the report says. It was prepared by a volunteer group of researchers and technologists led by Guardians.ai, a New York startup focused on protecting pro-democracy organizations from information warfare and cyberattack. Researchers couldnt identify who was behind the coordination and said the patterns they found suggest that online in”uence operations have changed in subtle ways that avoid detection. We set out to provide a new way for the public to understand how in”uence works,Ž the report says. Today a small group of people can wield increasingly more powerful AI, big data, and psychological targeting to in”uence society, and we feel that its a fundamental right to know whos in”uencing you, how its happening and why.Ž A spokesman for Twitter couldnt be reached for comment Saturday. In mid-September, researchers at Guardians. ai began digging into the hashtag #VoterFraud. Brett Horvath, one of the companys three founders, got into online organizing more than decade ago, helping launch an app that allowed people in Washington state and Arizona to register to vote from their Facebook pro“les. His co-founders, Zachary Verdin and Alicia Serrani, worked together at New Hive, a multimedia publishing platform for artists. Partners at San Diego Supercomputer Centers Data Science Hub (part of the University of California at San Diego) and Zignal Labs in San Francisco also contributed to the report. Horvath and Serrani found spikes in the hashtag on two days in August, when mentions jumped from hundreds a day to more than 6,500. They looked back 12 months, and then three years, and found the pattern of increases repeating so regularly that the graph looked like a heartbeat. They didnt “nd much news to explain the spikes, but looking at the accounts using the hashtag, they noticed the same handles again and again. They also found similar spikes …… and a core of the same accounts …… mentioning related hashtags like #VoterID and #ElectionFraud. Its not just like, oh theres these kind of suspicious accounts that tweet about normal stuff, and just happen to all tweet about voter fraud on the exact same day,Ž Horvath said. Theyre accounts that operate at the same time, in the same ways, and are also involved in in”uencing other divisive narratives.Ž Accounts in the network have promoted the idea that billionaire George Soros is funding the migrant caravan invasionŽ; issued warnings about buses of undocumented immigrants being paid to vote; and fueled false ”agŽ theories that Democrats orchestrated last months rash of package bombs to make President Donald Trump look bad. In 2016, voter fraud became one of the newly elected Trumps “rst obsessions, when he claimed without evidence that millions of illegal votes gave Democrat Hillary Clinton the edge in the popular-vote count. The liberal-leaning Brennan Center for Justice in New York calls voter fraud extraordinarily rare. The conservative Heritage Foundation, which maintains a database of election-fraud cases meant to demonstrate the dangers, lists 1,165 instances and 1,011 criminal convictions over about 40 years. (Heritage points out that those cases involve far more than 1,165 ballots, and says its list is not meant to be comprehensive.) The specter of undocumented immigrants and phantom dead people casting ballots has driven legislation to tighten voting requirements in many states. Over the past two years, Arkansas and North Dakota passed voter ID bills while Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, New Hampshire and North Carolina enacted new restrictions, according to the Brennan Center. Once the researchers noticed the heartbeat pattern and identi“ed the accounts that pushed the spikes, they had questions. The accounts dont look like fakes and many included photos of real people in their bio sections. Some have been around for many years, posting without much attention or many followers, though not necessarily always about politics. ANSWER TO CROSSWORD TRACTSAPBSDOCTERI BACHATABOLTONOREAD SWEETANDSOURNEGERGO ANTEHEARTANDSOUL ERRSTILTJPOPARTS SHEESHLEIABLACULA PEACHESANDCREAMEATS NAPTIMETAKEYOGIRHO BANEDSSUNNIER TARANDFEATHERSTONER DALAISURFAGUAELEGY IMMUNERIGHTANDWRONG APOLUNESHEDIS NONSEASAAHSONESTEP ANDYSTANDUPANDCHEER CUESTASSHAMOTELLO OPRYRSVPSPEWMESS STOPANDSTAREETRE WIKICOPMIXEDDOUBLES ARIEUNOONITSCROOGE BEESPETSGTSKOWTOWNATIONBy RAMESH SANTANAMASSOCIATED PRESSPITTSBURGH „ Parents clutched their children, couples leaned on each other and bystanders wept as about 100 people gathered in a steady drizzle outside the desecrated Tree of Life synagogue for what a former rabbi called a healing service one week after the worst attack targeting Jews in U.S. history. Rabbi Chuck Diamond led a service of prayers, songs and poetry and reminisced about some of the worshippers killed, as Show Up For Shabbat services honoring the 11 dead and six wounded were held at synagogues across the United States. I almost expected Cecil to greet me this morning,Ž Diamond said of Cecil Rosenthal, 59, killed along with his brother, David, 54, in the Oct. 27 shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in the citys Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Diamond called the victims angels given to us, full of love and life.Ž In the past week, people told him of weddings, bar mitzvahs and other ceremonies theyve held at the synagogue. This is a place, a building that has stood for joy, but now it is forever stained,Ž Diamond said. But the shooting cannot overshadow (that) this building is and will be into the future a place of joy.Ž He said he took great comfort in seeing people of all faiths come together since the shooting and for his prayer vigil on Saturday. Its important to come and take care of your community when something like this happens. I want to be in solidarity,Ž said Andrew Allison, who attended Saturdays service. Before coming to the outdoor service, Steve Irwin, 59, and a friend stopped by a Squirrel Hill coffee shop. When we went to pay, we were told all the coffee was paid for by the Sandy Hook community,Ž referring to Newtown, Conn., where a gunman killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. It brought tears to my eyes,Ž Irwin said, standing outside Tree of Life on Saturday with his dog. It shows how incumbent it is upon us to pay it forward to the next community this happens, which we hope never happens, but we know it will happen.Ž The outdoor service gives you a sense of normalcy, which is impossible to “nd right now,Ž he said. Meanwhile, the pews were packed at Central Synagogue in New York City, where Jews and non-Jews alike gathered for a special Show Up for Shabbat service. Its such a tragedy that happened in Pittsburgh, and I was touched by the calling of the Jewish community to welcome nonJews into their synagogues today, so I couldnt resist and I came,Ž said Steven Kent, an Episcopalian. It was a wonderful feeling.Ž The suspect, Robert Bowers, 46, pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that could result in a death sentence. He was arraigned on a 44-count indictment charging him with murder, hate crimes, obstructing the practice of religion and other crimes. This is not a Jewish problem, although Jews were targeted. This is a human problem,Ž said Rev. Lee Clark, a retired Presbyterian pastor who took part in Saturdays service outside the Tree of Life synagogue. The only way to confront hate is to face it with love.Ž About a half-mile away at Congregation Beth Shalom, worshippers, including several members of Tree of Life, gathered for Shabbat services. They honored Augie Siriano, 59, the 25-year Tree of Life custodian, who witnessed the shooting. I had tea with Cecil (Rosenthal) 10 minutes before I found him,Ž Siriano said later, wiping away tears. Augie just loved them,Ž said Sirianos girlfriend, Rose Battista. Scott Priester, 48, a Lutheran, came to Beth Shalom on Saturday „ his “rst ever Shabbat service. The shooting rocked me to the core, more than anything in my personal life,Ž he said. Gary Friedman, 65, called the massacre a blow, a stab to the heart.Ž He had no doubt the community will recover. Well get over it,Ž he said. We always do. What other choice do we have?ŽAbout 100 gather for healing service outside synagogue AP PHOTOSColleen Cooper, of Shaler in suburban Pittsburgh, lays a single rose on each of the memorials for the eleven people fatally shot last week at the Tree of Life Synagogue after a service, on Saturday, in Pittsburgh. About 100 people gathered in a cold drizzle for what was called a healing serviceŽ outside the synagogue that was the scene of a mass shooting a week ago. Kerry Smooke, center left, and daughter Molly Feinberg, right center, attend a Shabbat morning service by Rabbi Chuck Diamond outside the Tree of Life Synagogue Saturday, in Pittsburgh. Rabbi Chuck Diamond, center, a former Rabbi at the Tree of Life Synagogue, hugs a woman after leading a Shabbat service outside the Tree of Life Synagogue, Saturday.BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) „ Police in Louisianas capital have arrested a 13-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy in a backyard. Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. told local news media Saturday that the unnamed 13-year-old had been booked into a juvenile detention center on charges of second-degree murder and illegal possession of a “rearm by a juvenile. The dead boy was Jahiem Holliday. His grandmother, Kendra Holliday, says he was in the second grade. Its unclear what led up to the shooting or if it was intentional. Investigators say the children had been playing in the yard. Residents say the home was a common place for children in the neighborhood to gather and play.Police: Teen fatally shot 6-year-old boy in backyardCLEVELAND (AP) „ Federal prosecutors say a Boy Scout leader recorded boys changing clothes before and after swimming at a YMCA, his homes bathroom and inside teepees at an Ohio scout reservation. Thirty-nine-yearold Thomas Close, of Shelby in central Ohios Richland County, was arrested and indicted Thursday on sexual exploitation of children and receiving and distributing child pornography charges. An af“davit submitted by Homeland Security Investigations says cybercrime investigators focused on Close after linking him to videos found on the internet. The af“davit says Close told investigators he recorded the videos starting in 2011. Around 5 terabytes of child pornography was found on his home computer. A message seeking comment was left Saturday with Close public defender. Shelby is roughly 70 miles north of Columbus.Ohio Boy Scout leader faces child pornography charges NATIONNEW YORK (AP) „ Police have arrested a 26-year-old Brooklyn man for scrawling anti-Semitic graf“ti throughout a Jewish temple. James Polite was charged Friday with criminal mischief as a hate crime, and making graf“ti. Police say he entered the temple in the Prospect Heights neighborhood on Thursday evening and used a black marker to deface its walls with racial slurs such as Kill all JewsŽ and Jews better be ready.Ž He also is charged with setting arson “res in Brooklyns Williamsburg section, including one at a Jewish banquet hall. The suspect reportedly was admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward for observation. Temple administrator Ross Brady told the New York Daily News that the hate crime has spurred the house of worship to move ahead with most of its programs and services.Jewish temple defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti Twitter study finds coordinated pattern in fake voter fraud posts

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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018ALMANACToday is Sunday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2018. There are 57 days left in the year.Today in historyOn Nov. 4, 1979, the Iran hostage crisis began as militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran, seizing its occupants; for some of them, it was the start of 444 days of captivity.On this dateIn 1879 humorist Will Rogers was born in Oologah, Oklahoma. In 1922 the entrance to King Tutankhamens tomb was discovered in Egypt. In 1939 the United States modified its neutrality stance in World War II, allowing cash and carryŽ purchases of arms by belligerents, a policy favoring Britain and France. In 1942 during World War II, Axis forces retreated from El Alamein in North Africa in a major victory for British forces commanded by Lt. Gen. Bernard Montgomery. In 1956 Soviet troops moved in to crush the Hungarian Revolution. In 1980 Republican Ronald Reagan won the White House as he defeated President Jimmy Carter by a strong margin. In 1985 to the shock and dismay of U.S. officials, Soviet defector Vitaly Yurchenko announced he was returning to the Soviet Union, charging he had been kidnapped by the CIA. In 1991 Ronald Reagan opened his presidential library in Simi Valley, California; attending were President George H.W. Bush and former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford and Richard Nixon „ the first-ever gathering of five past and present U.S. chief executives. In 2001 Hurricane Michelle roared across Cuba, forcing the government to shut down power for much of the communist island and evacuate 750,000 people. In 2007 King Tutankhamens face was unveiled for the first time to the public more than 3,000 years after the pharaoh was buried in his Egyptian tomb. Ten years ago: Democrat Barack Obama was elected the first black president of the United States, defeating Republican John McCain. California voters approved Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment outlawing same-sex marriage, overturning a state Supreme Court decision that gave gay couples the right to wed just months earlier. Author Michael Crichton died in Los Angeles at age 66.Todays birthdays Actress Loretta Swit is 81. Rhythm-and-blues singer Harry Elston (Friends of Distinction) is 80. Blues singer Delbert McClinton is 78. Former first lady Laura Bush is 72. Actress Ivonne Coll is 71. Actress Markie Post is 68. Rock singer-musician Chris Difford (Squeeze) is 64. Country singer Kim Forester (The Forester Sisters) is 58. Actress-comedian Kathy Griffin is 58. Actor Ralph Macchio is 57. SurvivorŽ host Jeff Probst is 57. Actor Matthew McConaughey is 49. Rapper-producer Sean PuffyŽ Combs is 49. Talk show host Bethenny Frankel is 48. Actor Anthony Ruivivar is 48. Soul/ jazz singer Gregory Porter is 47. Rhythm-and-blues singer Shawn Rivera (Az Yet) is 47. Celebrity chef Curtis Stone is 43. Actress Heather Tom is 43. Rhythm-and-blues/ gospel singer George Huff is 38. Actress Emme Rylan is 38. Actor Chris Greene (Film: LovingŽ) is 36.Bible verseAnd Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.Ž „ 1 Samuel 15:22. God is not so much concerned about religious ritual as He is about pure obedience to Him. Do what He wants you to do. searching his residence there. Witnesses told police that Beierle posed as a customer to gain entrance to the studio, then started shooting without warning. Police have not yet said what kind of gun he used. Bohnett said that those at the studio Friday were yoga devotees. She said she did not recognize Beierle. The two slain Friday were a student and faculty member at Florida State University, according to university of“cials. The department identi“ed them as Dr. Nancy Van Vessem, 61, and Maura Binkley, 21. Online records show Binkley was from Atlanta. Police said two other victims were in stable condition, and three had been released from the hospital. Van Vessem was an internist who also served as chief medical director for Capital Health Plan, the areas leading health maintenance organization. To lose one of our students and one of our faculty members in this tragic and violent way is just devastating to the Florida State University family. We feel this loss profoundly and we send our deepest sympathies to Mauras and Nancys loved ones while we pray for the recovery of those who were injured,Ž FSU President John Thrasher said in a statement. Court and FSU records show that Beierle had been previously arrested for grabbing women „ and had once been banned from FSUs campus. Beierle was charged by police with battery in 2016 after he slapped and grabbed a womans buttocks at an apartment complex pool. Records show that the charges were eventually dismissed after Beierle followed the conditions of a deferred prosecution agreement. Beierle was also charged with battery in 2012 for grabbing womens buttocks in a university campus dining hall. A FSU police report shows that Beierle told police he may have accidentally bumped into someone, but denied grabbing anyone. In 2014, Beierle was charged with trespassing at FSU. He had been seen following an FSU volleyball coach near the campus gym and was told that he was banned from campus. A month later police found him at a campus restaurant. The plaza where the shooting took place is home to popular restaurants, a jewelry store, a framing shop, a hair salon and other businesses. The restaurants owner came by a short time later, asking if anyone was a doctor, Wesson said. His step-daughter is an emergency room nurse and helped paramedics for about an hour, he said. Melissa Hutchinson said she helped treat a profuselyŽ bleeding man who rushed into a bar after the incident. She said three people from the studio ran in, and they were told there was an active shooter. The people who came in were injured, including the bleeding man who was pistol-whipped while trying to stop the shooter. They told her the shooter kept coming in and out of the studio. When he loaded his gun, people started pounding the studios windows to warn people.STUDIOFROM PAGE 1voters need to send an unapologetic message to the NRA that their time is up in FloridaŽ and called for tighter gun laws, including tougher background checks and a ban on convicted domestic abusers owning guns. We can celebrate what it means to have the Second Amendment and celebrate safety and security in our homes, in our neighborhoods, in our schools, in our houses of worship at the same time,Ž Gillum said. Trump takes frequent digs at Gillum and accuses him of running a violent city as he campaigns for DeSantis and Scott. DeSantis won the Republican nomination after receiving Trumps endorsement, in large part for his appearances on Fox News praising the presidents policies and denouncing the probe led by Robert Mueller into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election. Scott is a longtime friend of the president, entering politics in 2010 as a tea party opponent of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Rick Scott always delivers for the people of Florida,Ž Trump told Wednesdays crowd. Polls show both races to be close and the campaigns targeted their bases with their major events Saturday, holding them in party strongholds. Palm Beach County is heavily Democratic, a legacy of its history attracting retirees from New York and elsewhere in the Northeast. The party has a 3-to-2 margin over Republicans and Hillary Clinton beat Trump 56 to 41 percent there in 2016. Pensacolas Escambia County, near the Alabama border, has a large population of active and retired military members and is heavily Republican. The party holds a 4-to-3 margin over Democrats, and Trump beat Clinton 57 to 37 percent there in 2016.CAMPAIGNFROM PAGE 1government gets out of control and when the Congress wont deliver to the people what they want,Ž said Mark Meckler, a tea party leader who now heads Citizens for Self-Governance, which runs the Convention of States Project calling for an Article V convention. Legislation promoted by the group calls for a convention focused on the federal governments budget and power, and term limits for of“ce holders. It has passed 12 states and one legislative chamber in another 10. The Convention of States Project says 18 other states are considering the measure. Meckler, like other backers of a convention, believes theres no reason why it cant be limited in scope. Others arent so sure. Four states that previously had passed resolutions calling for a convention have rescinded them in recent years, often citing wariness over a runawayŽ convention. Karen Hoberty Flynn, president of Common Cause, has sounded alarms on a possible convention and portrays the coast-to-coast emergence of resolutions on the issue a game of Whack-a-Mole.Ž This is the most dangerous idea in American politics that most people know nothing about,Ž she said. Nancy MacLean, a Duke University historian and author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Rights Stealth Plan for America,Ž views the prospect of an Article V convention with fear „ the next chapter of decades of work on the far right transforming the federal judiciary and supporting cases that go on to make broad constitutional points, all while suppressing votes and gerrymandering districts. The ultimate project,Ž MacLean said of conservatives, is to transform our primary rules book, which is the Constitution.Ž There are proponents of an Article V convention on the left who see it as a possible way to overturn the Citizens United campaign “nance decision, pass the Equal Rights Amendment and otherwise address what they see as a stacked deck that has helped the GOP get an unfair advantage. But with more red states than blue ones, it seems an unlikely path to abolishing the Electoral College, reengineering apportionment of the Senate or otherwise devising a democracy they believe is more re”ective of the American publics views. In that view, its baf”ing to some observers that conservatives are the ones pushing a convention. I dont know what exactly theyre unhappy with. When I look at the current politics, it seems to me things for them are going really well,Ž said constitutional law professor Michael Klarman of Harvard University. Theyre already getting what they want from the Supreme Court. Gerrymandering is “ne. Unlimited money in politics is “ne. The Electoral College is OK. Voter purges, photo ID laws are OK. So I dont know exactly what theyre looking for.Ž Meckler acknowledges the loudest voices calling for a convention are conservative. (You look at our website, its all right-wingers,Ž he says.) But he sees that as a re”ection of a conservative culture in which the Constitution is more frequently discussed, not a re”ection of the politics of it. Its not the “rst time a convention has been proposed. In the 1890s, when the Senate refused to take up the issue of direct election of senators, states pursued a convention, falling just short. Eventually, the 17th Amendment passed in the usual way, ful“lling that aim. In the 1960s, states sought a convention over a Supreme Court decision dictating how legislative districts were apportioned. But convention opponents have always feared that once one has been launched, it could tear up the Constitutions in all sorts of ways. Whats to stop a convention from passing an abhorrent affront to the Founders, like an outright ban on Muslims, Klarman asks. He points to a 2009 Swiss referendum that resulted in outlawing the construction of minarets, the towers found beside mosques. Its a dangerous route and an unpredictable one,Ž said Laurence Tribe, another Harvard University constitutional law expert. Jones said such fears are misguidedŽ and that so many stopgapsŽ would prevent a runawayŽ convention. That suggests a failure of institutions that is so massive that the last thing we need to worry about is a constitutional amendment,Ž she said. That would suggest that Congress failed in its duty to say, Look, you dealt with an issue that is not contained in the resolution. That would require the judiciary to also not step in. It would require a failure of all of our democratic institutions and it would require a failure of the American people not to rise up.Ž Still, several states have rescinded previous calls for a convention as lawmakers grew fearful of what it could bring. Over the years, Nevada lawmakers have made various calls for a convention to consider a ban on abortion, to prohibit racial integration of schools and to abolish the 17th Amendment. But when Democratic state Sen. Tick Segerblom saw how close advocates were to hitting the 34-state mark, he realized the idea was no longer far-fetched and that it would be safer to back off its Article V votes rather than take the chance of a runaway convention. So last year, he sponsored a resolution to do just that. The goals of convention backers are not the Democratic Partys goals or even the Republican Partys goals,Ž he said. Its some fringe groups.Ž In fact, while some conservatives have voiced the greatest support for a convention, others strongly oppose it. At an October hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Kim Stolfer of the gun rights group Firearms Owners Against Crime told lawmakers that the push for a convention scares the dickens out of me.Ž Andy Scha”y of the conservative Pennsylvania Eagle Forum called a convention a Pandoras box.Ž A Republican who sponsored an Article V resolution and supports it so passionately that she calls it my baby,Ž Arizona state Rep. Kelly Townsend once shared those misgivings. Now, though, she believes it could both put the country on the right path and unite the parties. She thinks an amendment on term limits could bring Democrats and Republicans together. That, in turn, could lead to another amendment that merges issues of opposing sides „ perhaps, say, overturning of Citizens United to appeal to liberals while mandating a balanced budget to bring in conservatives. This isnt red vs. blue,Ž she said, this is about states rights and an overspending, overbearing federal government that is out of control.Ž Harvards Tribe rejects that as naive. The idea that we could have a kumbaya moment in which a convention would produce a stable republic with some respect for the rule of law,Ž he said, seems like a fantasy.ŽCONSTITUTIONFROM PAGE 1 By JUSTIN FENTON and JESSICA ANDERSONTHE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS)BALTIMORE „ Fire“ghters recovered the body of a second man Saturday from an Amazon.com distribution warehouse, which partially collapsed the night before. Chief Roman Clark said a 50-foot wall collapsed at the Amazon Ful“llment Center in Southeast Baltimore as a storm swept through the area. He said one man was found under debris Friday night and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Clark said a second man who was unaccounted for Friday night was found around 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Clark said “re“ghters used heavy equipment to remove debris to “nd the second man. An Amazon of“cial said the two people killed werent employees of the online retail giant, but worked for an outside company. The victims names were withheld pending noti“cation of family. No other injuries were reported. Images taken from outside the facility showed a badly damaged truck and a knocked over light pole, among other damage. Roads around the facility were “lled with debris. On nearby Interstate 95, on the north side of the Fort McHenry tunnel, a tractor trailer also overturned. Two survey teams are expected to evaluate the area near the Amazon center, as well as Mount Airy, which also experienced severe storm damage, to determine whether a tornado touched down, said Cody Ledbetter, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service of“ce in Sterling, Va. If a tornado is con“rmed, the deaths would be the “rst tornado-related deaths in Maryland since 2002. Three people were killed when a tornado hit La Plata.2nd man found dead in partial collapse of Amazon warehouse in Baltimore BEIERLE. TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT VIA APA person is transported from scene of the shooting, Friday, in Tallahassee, Fla. FROM PAGE ONE

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5MATCH PLAYBY ERIK AGARD / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ ACROSS1 Chunks of land7 Be on the lookoutŽ messages, for short11 Person to take complaints to, informally14 Polo of The FostersŽ18 Popular Dominican dance20 Leave quickly21 Musical Yoko22 Get a ____ on someone23 Souwester25 Abbr. in many blood type names26 Logic dictates ƒŽ27 Its usually put in the middle of a table28 Late hours31 Messes up35 Downfall in pinball37 Music export from Tokyo, for short38 Sciences counterpart39 Jeez!Ž41 Princess who says, I recognized your foul stench when I was brought on boardŽ43 Campy 1972 vampire film45 Peace marches48 Grub51 Part of a preschool day52 Opinion53 Nirvana seeker56 Sorority letter57 Forbiddance58 Masthead list, for short60 More lit, perhaps62 After EarthŽ69 Pothead70 ____ Lama71 Do the wave?72 What un desierto lacks74 Lyrical lament75 Not able to catch something77 Growth ring80 Farthest point in an orbit around the moon82 This woman83 Closure opening?84 Vote in France85 Blue swaths on maps87 They follow oohs90 Like the simplest instructions95 Talk show host Cohen97 Trade punches100 Hills with gentle slopes on one side and steep slopes on the other103 Fake104 Verdi tragedy105 Grand OleŽ venue106 Say whether or not youll attend108 Blow out110 Imbroglio111 Prostates115 French 101 verb117 Collaborative site118 Snatch119 Game suggested by this puzzles theme125 Racer Luyendyk126 Half of dos127 Taking care of things128 Nickel-anddiming sort129 They might break out in hives130 Cockapoo or cockatoo, maybe131 Cpls. superiors132 Act obsequiously DOWN1 Atlanta-based cable inits.2 Cold and wet3 Term in tennis, golf and baseball, all with different meanings4 Hero interred in Santa Clara, Cuba5 Later, luvŽ6 Rhyming nickname in Cardinals history7 Midriff muscles, for short8 Oh, quit being silly!Ž9 Sailor in the Navy10 Seatbelt, e.g.11 Cmon, be seriousŽ12 ____ Day vitamins13 Rmy Martin product14 Bridgesupporting frame15 Dulles designer16 Pasta-sauce brand17 Longtime singing talent show, familiarly19 ____-vaxxers24 Singer Reese29 Garment worn by John Roberts thats hidden in his name30 R&Bs ____ Hill31 Bristol, Conn.-based cable inits.32 Sister and wife of Cronus, in myth33 Collect from the soil34 Result of a religious schism36 Camping need40 Japanese dogs with turned-up tails42 Neighbor of Wyo.44 Commercial rhyme for FamousŽ46 Transmits47 Part of a Mario costume49 Part of a Which came first?Ž dilemma50 Comment before I missed thatŽ54 Director Van Sant55 Cross59 Maker of the game Zaxxon61 ____ contendere62 Pad alternative63 Chinese New Year treat64 One of the Castros65 Shed material66 Dwarf planet with more mass than Pluto67 Good throw?68 Get outta here!Ž70 ____ Taurasi, all-time W.N.B.A. scoring leader73 Supplementary item76 Suffix with methyl78 Gymnastics flip79 Arizona capital of the Navajo Nation81 ____ Germany86 Relatively cool stellar phenomenon88 Come again?Ž89 Some bathroom installations91 Brother of Ham92 Play starter?93 Sand-burrowing marine creatures94 Reasons to do something96 Quaint demographic grouping98 No. 299 Revved up101 Timeline part102 Align107  ¡ Lets go!Ž109 Some flight board info111 Mop112 Poop out113 Over114 ____ interview116 Coin in Kln120 Sci-fi C.G.I. creations121 Debut, metaphorically122 Dealership expanse123 I problem?124 Hem but not haw? 1234567891011121314151617 1819202122 23242526 27282930 3132333435363738 394041424344 454647484950 515253545556 5758596061 6263646566676869 7071727374 7576777879 80818283 8485868788899091929394 9596979899 100101102103104 105106107108109110 111112113114115116 117118119120121122123124 125126127128 129130131132Online subscriptions: Todays puzzle and more than 4,000 past puzzles, nytimes.com/crosswords ($39.95 a year). NEW YORK TIMES SUNDAY CROSSWORDFOR ANSWERS TURN TO PAGE 3No. 1028 Name That CompanyI trace my roots way back to the 1812 founding of the City Bank of New York, which later grew into the National City Bank of New York. I had a network of ATMs in the late 1970s. I became a major credit card issuer after buying Carte Blanche in 1978 and am now the top issuer globally. Im an international banking giant, with more than 200,000 employees, more than 100 million customers and a market value recently near $165 billion. I rake in more than $70 billion annually. Im the result of a 1998 merger with Travelers Group. Who am I?Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. investors fall short of even the subpar returns their funds produce. Thats because fund investors often jump in after a fund has generated strong performance, and then get out at the worst possible time „ during or after a market downturn or a rough period for the fund. Many investors do the same with the individual stocks they invest in, as well. If you dont have the discipline to stay the course during bad times and hang on to investments you bought after your research suggested they had strong long-term potential, just stick with one or more index funds. Stay calm as they rise and fall in concert with the overall market, and know that over long periods, the stock market has always gained ground. With actively managed funds charging much more in fees than many index funds charge, its not surprising that most of them fail to match the returns of their index counterparts. Index investing may not seem exciting, but its one of the best ways around to build long-term wealth. Consider a lowfee S&P 500 index fund or a total world stock index fund to start.The Motley Fool TakeGamble on ProcterJudging by the stocks performance over the last five years (as of recently, a paltry 8 percent cumulative gain), investors are in a sour mood about Procter & Gambles (NYSE: PG) business. Some of that pessimism is justified, given that P&G has shed market share in a few key product categories, such as shaving care, during that time. The broader consumer products industry is facing wider challenges, too, including rising costs of raw materials. Yet P&G is faring better than its peers in some respects. Its industryleading profitability relies on an impressive selling infrastructure thats become even more efficient through an aggressive cost-cutting program. It draws strength from its scale and solid retailer relationships. Consider that even if it downsized to 65 brands, more than a dozen of those generate more than $1 billion in annual sales. As many of P&Gs brands are consumer staples, much of its business has proven to be more resilient during economic downturns. P&G is aiming for faster sales growth this year and is rolling out significant price increases that could boost earnings. Investors are right to be cautious about that bright outlook, but the stock doesnt need head-turning revenue figures to outperform rivals from this low point. The stock is well worth considering for its stability and solid dividend „ which recently yielded 3.2 percent and which has been increased for 62 consecutive years. Ask the Fool My Dumbest InvestmentGreat Stock, Bad MovesMy dumbest mistake was buying shares of Netflix at $17 apiece, hanging on until they hit $19 (thinking that I was the smartest investor since Warren Buffett), only to panic and sell them all at a loss when they dropped to $15. The shares, having split 7-for-1 in 2015, were recently trading for around $350 apiece. Lesson learned? Have patience, and believe in the business. „ P.P., Milwaukee The Fool Responds: You made a classic beginning-investor mistake: not understanding that individual stocks, like the stock market as a whole, dont rise in value in a straight line. Long-term believers in Netflix (a stock recommended and owned by The Motley Fool) recently had their faith reinforced when the company reported its third-quarter earnings, exceeding expectations with 34 percent revenue growth, 12 percent operating profit margin, 207 percent earnings-per-share growth and 7 million new members, bringing total membership to 137 million. Doubters, though, worry that the stock is overvalued, and that in the face of growing competition, the company will have to keep spending so much on original content that profitability will be elusive. Opinions differ and the future is unknown, but those who think that the company will be far larger years from now are hanging on, through pops and drops. Penny Stocks and ArbitrageQWhy wouldnt penny stocks make me rich quickly, when I can buy thousands of them for a few hundred dollars? „ B.Y., Hickory, North CarolinaAPenny stocks are not just stocks with extra-low prices. Trading for $5 or less per share, they can be more likely to plummet than skyrocket. Theyre risky, and often hyped and manipulated. While penny stocks may seem like bargains, they wont necessarily grow faster than other stocks. A $1 stock and a $40 one can both go up (or down!) by the same percentage in one day. With a 5-percent increase, the $1 stock will rise in value by 5 cents, to $1.05. For the $40 stock, its a $2 jump, to $42. The $40 stock is likely tied to a healthier company, perhaps with competitive advantages, actual revenue and profits, and a more attractive valuation. If so, its a far better bargain than the $1 stock. Penny-stock investors are often naive beginners looking to get rich quick, but thats not how reliable wealth-building works. Focus on the long run: Plenty of big, successful blue-chip companies have rewarded shareholders handsomely over many years, while penny stocks have wiped out many investors. ***QWhats arbitrage? „ R.W., onlineAIts when you profit from temporary price differences. For example, perhaps MacDonald Farms Inc. (ticker: EIEIO) is trading at $55 per share on a U.S. stock market and at $55.10 per share on a foreign market. If you simultaneously buy some of the lower-priced shares and sell the same number of higher-priced shares, youll reap a profit of 10 cents per share (not counting commission costs). This may seem negligible, but arbitrageurs often invest very large sums.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to foolnews@fool.com.Fools SchoolDont Be Afraid to Be an IndexerWhen investing in the stock market, you can actively study and select your own investments, such as managed mutual funds and individual stocks. Or you can passively own index mutual funds that simply track the performance of a given index. Or you can do both. Dont be afraid to simply be an index-fund investor „ because thats all most of us need in order to build wealth, and professional money managers often underperform simple indexes. Over the 15 years ending in June 2018, about 92 percent of U.S. large-cap stock mutual funds lagged the returns of the S&P 500. The pattern holds true for indexes of smaller companies, too. About 95 percent of U.S. mid-cap stock funds trailed the popular S&P MidCap 400 index over those 15 years, while the S&P SmallCap 600 index outperformed nearly 98 percent of all U.S. small-cap funds. As bad as those numbers are, whats even worse is that many 2018 THE MOTLEY FOOL/DIST. BY ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION 11/1 LAST WEEKS TRIVIA ANSWERI trace my roots back to the 1970s, when I was founded as A-1 Supply. I later changed my name to Sircoma. My first game patent was for a family video poker game titled Fortune 1 Draw Poker. In the 1980s, I introduced Megabucks, the first wide-area progressivejackpot slot machine network. GTECH S.p.A. and Lottomatica S.p.A. merged, then acquired me and adopted my current name. Today, based in London, Im the leader in gaming machines and lotteries, offering gaming equipment, software and more. I sport a market value recently near $3.5 billion and employ more than 12,000 people. Who am I? (Answer: International Game Technology (IGT)) Want to Invest? Email us at foolnews@fool.com, and well send you some tips to start investing. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice.

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Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS PUNNY PLACES by Myles Mellor 1. VOZX NK RZWXO JGJ JRCZVZWR? AOR VNWR Z JWRAA NK XOR TGXKRM, XORK CZXRW Z KRV TRWARM! 2. VRD OP OW PS BXPD WS FBW OYWS WRB FZSKOSAP XYG JKOBYGZD PWXWB SJ JZSKOGX? DSA MXY FBW ZAMID VOWR WRB IBDP! 3. BTWR QTIILWV UMNHLIUI ALAWU ZLOK IKKLWV OTUGBTWAN. UGKR JKHK IM WKQTZZKA TU JGTU UGKR ITJ! 4. Q IQVY SFQJ ZQUUIY! BFKS UQU SYGGYJJYY? BFKS KZVKGJKJ! 1. What on earth did Delaware? She wore a dress on the jitney, then later a New Jersey! 2. Why is it so easy to get into the glorious and friendly state of Florida? You can get lucky with the keys! 3. Many passing tourists didnt like seeing Kathmandu. They were so nepalled at what they saw! 4. I like this riddle! What did Tennessee? What Arkansas! CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Argue for your limitations and sure enough they are yours. But today, youll do the opposite. Believing its going to be easy for you, youll magically make it so. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Relax. Life is an easy ow, and all you have to do is go with it. As for your guilty pleasures, consider categorically rejecting the denition. Is there really a good reason to feel guilty about what pleases you? GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You dont have to go out of your way to do something original; just do what comes naturally. You cannot help but make a unique imprint on the world. Being dierent isnt bad or good; its just dierent. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Anyone who is controlling, interrogating or dominating could present an infringement of your emotional space. Widen your boundaries to put more distance between you and intruding energies. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The challenge of the week is to turn your idea into an event thats on everyones calendar. The magic will happen in the planning stage, which may take more time than the actual event. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The energy of pushing and pursuing just doesnt suit you today. Hang back and play it cool „ because the moment a dance becomes a chase, it ceases to be fun for both parties. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Promptness is the unsung virtue of the day, as no one gives awards for being on time. But those who are late cause the next person to be late So one prompt move can save a lot of p eo p le from havin g to wait around. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You may nd yourself attracted to complexity in all things, but especially when it comes to people. You get a spark of excitement from the prospect of guring out the puzzle. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The twists and turns of this day will make good storytelling fodder later. Youve the good fortune to have people in your life who thrill to hear your stories and eagerly anticipate your next one. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). There is such beauty in simplicity that you cannot imagine why a person might make life more complicated than it needs to be. Get rid of what you wont use, and avoid acquiring what you dont need. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It takes two to have a relationship; therefore, neither party can entirely control how things work out. But by following through on harmonious intentions, much good will be accomplished. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). All that happens in your social life will be to your benet. Even circumstances that seem unfavorable will prove over time to be benecial in ways you wouldnt have guessed. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (Nov. 4). You see real progress in your personal life when it comes to guring out how to take care of yourself and living in a way that makes you stronger by the day. As you focus on the good, your bad habits become less pervasive, fading away all on their own. Also notable: Youll make marvelous money with a new venture. Gemini and Sagittarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 6, 20, 17 and 44.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: I am a 22-year-old, single male who recently graduated from college. I received lots of congratulations in person and by phone, text and social media. One of them came from a woman my age named Bree.Ž When I responded, I didnt recall ever having friended her but learned shes a cousin who lives back east. Apparently, her mother and my father are siblings. When I asked my father about it, he got very defensive and told me whoever it was I spoke to is a complete and total liar. Ordinarily, I might have agreed, but his reaction tells me theres a lot more to this. I want to nd out more. Neither of my parents will say a word about it, and I dont know why. When I told them I plan to travel to the East Coast and meet Bree, I was told I may not be welcomed back if I do! This makes me wonder what horrible thing could have happened that would make a father consider disowning his son. Because my father wont share the truth with me, I am left with only this option. Pursue this, nd part of my family I never knew existed and learn something, but lose the family I have and regret it forever. Any insight? „ LOST COUSIN IN CALIFORNIA DEAR COUSIN: I can oer insight, but not a roadmap for how to proceed. Family secrets can be devastating. That your father reacted so strongly shows how threatened he is that you might uncover something he isnt proud of. As a college graduate, I am sure you are familiar with the myth about Pandoras box. While you may not lose your father if you delve into this, you may nd that when you do, your image of him may be shattered. If you really feel you will regret it foreverŽ if you do, then make sure you are prepared for the possible penalty. DEAR ABBY: My only son and his wife had their rst baby recently. My daughterin-law treats me terribly. Shes hypercritical of what I do or say. I am usually so blindsided I dont have much of a reply. When I attempted to help out with the laundry, cleaning, etc., I was met with more criticism and advice on how to perform those tasks. She also says I dont know how to properly hold an infant. Abby, I have raised ve grown children! How can I change this situation? „ PUNISHED FOR WANTING TO HELP DEAR PUNISHED: Remind your daughter-in-law that youre just trying to help her. She may not have been critical of your eorts as much as trying to convey how she would like those tasks done. However, if you cant please her, take the hint and stop oering. She may be a nervous new mother, but she appears to have gone overboard to the point of being tactless. The next time she tells you you dont know how to hold a baby, point out that you managed to raise ve of them safely to adulthood. Then back o and give her some space because she may be hormonal and need it.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. What teens need to know about sex, drugs, AIDS and getting along with peers and parents is in What Every Teen Should Know.Ž Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Readers: With the holidays coming soon, you may be holding family gatherings and getting out the good silverware for those parties. Use these hints when washing to keep the silverware in good condition. Clean sterling silverware by hand in hot, soapy water. Rinse well and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. You also can put it into the dishwasher, but if the sterling silver is old or valuable, be cautious because the detergent could discolor it with long-term use. Never put hollow-handled pieces into the dishwasher. If you have silver-plate, you can put it into the dishwasher as well, but remove before the drying cycle and dry with a soft towel. Never place silverware pieces next to stainless-steel atware in the same basket in the dishwasher. Over time, this can remove the silver. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: With the upcoming holiday events, I will have to wrap a large number of presents for my extended family. Wrapping paper is so expensive. Do you have any ideas for me to reuse stu I have in my house? „ Deborah from Michigan Dear Deborah: Just look around your home. Rip out the sheets from unused coloring books or school artwork to wrap gifts for relatives. Save the color comics pages from the newspaper for childrens presents. Repurpose a scarf that you are no longer using for a girlfriends gift. Wrap packages with large pretty scraps of leftover fabric. Always save and reuse ribbon and gift bows. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Children love to play with toys in the bathtub and elsewhere in the house. But they become slimy and dirty after a while. Heres how to clean them: Put the toys into a gallonsize container. Fill with water and two cups of vinegar. Soak for a few minutes. Then wipe o with a sponge and rinse in clean water. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Candles create such a lovely glow and add light to any room in your house. But they can be dangerous if left unattended. Take these steps to make sure that does not happen. „Never leave a room with candles burning in it. Extinguish them all. „Check all candles before going to bed to be certain that they are fully extinguished. „Put candles in sturdy candleholders that have space to contain the dripping wax. „Place candles more than one foot away from items that can catch re, such as lampshades, curtains or clothing. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Surprise your holiday dinner guests with this recipe that tastes just like pecan pie (but is actually made with pinto beans)!Mock pecan pie1 cup cooked unseasoned, canned pinto beans 1 1/2 to 2 cups sugar 4 ounces butter or margarine 4 eggs, well beaten 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1 9-inch pie shell, unbaked 1/2 cup chopped pecans Whipped cream or nondairy whipped topping 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. 2. Drain and mash beans well. In a medium bowl, cream sugar and butter. Add eggs, corn syrup, vanilla and salt. Mix in the beans. Pour into pie shell and sprinkle pecans on top. 3. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes until rm. Top with whipped cream. „ HeloiseDad threatens to disown his son if he digs into the familys historyDear Abby Hints from Heloise

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Page 8 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018NATION NEWSDear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker insists that Uber, which is valued at $120 billion, will come public in the second quarter of 2019. He doesnt have a price yet but promises he could get at least 100 shares at the initial public offering price. He says the stock could double on the “rst day and thinks I should buy more shares as the price runs up. Hes extremely bullish. What do you think? Also, my sister, three of our cousins and I each inherited 227 shares of Zoetis. My broker wants me to sell all of mine. My sisters broker told her to round out her shares to 300. Whats your opinion, please? „ KC, Oklahoma City Dear KC: Regarding your “rst question, he may be right, but I think hes wrong. Ubers ride-hailing service launched in San Francisco in 2011. During the past seven years, Uber, whose 600,000 drivers have given rides to over 70 million passengers, has managed to lose money year after year after year. Frankly, Uber may be unable to make money. Uber wont publish “nancial results, but some Uber-watchers say the company lost nearly $5 billion in 2017, up from a $2.7 billion loss in 2016. Few companies have grown as quickly and lost so much money ($11 billion since 2011) in such a short time frame. Could Uber have developed Peter Pan syndrome „ reaching a stage of maturity most companies never achieve and becoming deeply in debt and unable to make a pro“t? I cant imagine, even in my most bizarre moments, how Wall Street decided that Uber is worth $120 billion. That amount is a pumpŽ amount to help Uber, which, as your broker says, may go public by mid-2019. A pump amount is an Arabic numeral with a dollar sign before it that fee-hungry investment bankers pull from their bums to encourage investors who are losing their enthusiasm. In this case, they may even raise it to $150 billion or $200 billion „ even though Uber has publicly stated that it doesnt expect to be pro“table for at least three years. Please tell me, in the name of all things good and wonderful, how an honest group of people could value a company that has only foreseeable losses at $120 billion. This sounds like an SECand FINRA-approved scam to keep new investors starry-eyed. Now investors will more enthusiastically buy Uber, permitting early investors „ Microsoft, Fidelity, Miley Cyrus, Tiger Global Management, Britney Spears, TPG Growth, the Qatar Investment Authority et al., who invested billions with Uber „ to get their money back at nuclear returns. Meanwhile, some Uber employees who wont wait for an initial public offering are selling their shares at $33, which is a monumental discount to Ubers cockamamie $120 billion valuation. They could be the smart ones; that $120 billion, all puffery and promise, is about what the Big Three automakers are worth, combined. After the IPO, shareholders may be as mad as a foaming camel with a bad case of piles, though its also possible theyll be as happy as hogs on ice in the winter sunshine. For 60 years, Zoetis was the animal health division of P“zer. Then, in February 2013, P“zer completed an unexciting IPO at $25 a share. But Zoetis (ZTS-$90) is a very exciting company. It develops, manufactures and commercializes animal health medications and vaccines for livestock and companion animals. For 2017, ZTS reported revenues of $5.3 billion and earned $3.05 a share. ZTS focuses its research and medications speci“cally on (livestock) cattle, swine, sheep, poultry and “sh and on (companion animals) dogs, cats and horses. Livestock revenues are up 7 percent year over year, and companion animal revenues are up 17 percent. Livestock revenues from anti-infectives, vaccines, parasiticides, medicated feed additives and other pharmaceuticals accounted for 64 percent of ZTS 2017 revenues. And about 50 percent of ZTS revenues derive from overseas. In 2018, revenues should come in at $5.7 billion, with earnings of $3.12 a share. And impressive net pro“t margins, plus growing sales, suggest ZTS will have $6.1 billion in revenues and earnings of $4.10 by 2021. ZTS has a strong balance sheet, excellent management, a good sales team and highly respected products, and your sisters brokers right. Email Malcolm Berko at mjberko@yahoo.com.Uber and Zoetis MalcolmBERKOC By KEN THOMASASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ President Donald Trump and Democrats are delivering competing closing arguments during the “nal weekend before Tuesdays elections, but their messages are complicated by a deadly shooting in a politically pivotal state. Trump aimed to drum up voter turnout with events Saturday in Belgrade, Montana, and Pensacola, Florida, about 200 miles west of Floridas capital, Tallahassee, where two people were shot to death and “ve others wounded at a yoga studio on Friday night. Vice President Mike Pence helped embattled Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., and then was meeting up with Trump in Florida to rally Republicans behind Rick Scott, who is trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, and former Rep. Ron DeSantis, who hopes to succeed Scott as governor. DeSantis has been in a tight contest against Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who broke off campaigning after the shooting in his hometown. Gillum had appeared earlier Friday with former President Barack Obama. Democrats were fanning out across the country to help the party stoke turnout in their effort to capture seats in Congress and win several races for governor. Former Vice President Joe Biden was campaigning in Ohio with former Obama administration of“cial Richard Cordray, who is attempting to become governor in a high-pro“le contest. A look at campaign activities on Saturday:FLORIDA SHOOTINGThe “nal stretch of the campaign was brie”y disrupted by the shooting Friday evening at a Tallahassee yoga studio. Scott and Gillum both rushed back to the state capital after the gunman killed two people and injured “ve others before killing himself. Shortly before midnight, Gillum and Scott met with victims who had been taken to a hospital near the shopping center where the shooting took place. Gillum, who has clashed with Scott in the past, thanked the governor for his care and considerationŽ by visiting the victims. Both Gillum and Scott planned to return to campaigning on Saturday with stops in central Florida. Scott was expected to be with Trump when he holds a rally later in the day in Pensacola, while Gillum was to attend a get out the vote concert with Jimmy Buffett in West Palm Beach. DeSantis, Gillums Republican opponent in the governors race, has repeatedly criticized Tallahassees crime rate in his campaign speeches. Police have not yet identi“ed a motive behind the shooting.IMMIGRATIONIn Montana, Trump pushed back on criticism that he is focusing too much on immigration rhetoric during the closing days of the election season. Trump said during his rally that he also talks about economic gains, but can only go for 4 or 5 minutes.Ž After that, he said, what I do is talk about some of the problems.Ž Said Trump: When were “xing a problem or “xed a problem theres no reason to go on about it for 45 minutes.Ž Trump has focused his closing midterm argument on immigration, stoking anxiety about several caravans of Central American migrants traveling to the southern border. Hes also threatening constitutionally enshrined birthright citizenship.GEORGIA ROBOCALLIn Georgia, a robocall apparently paid for by a white supremacist group directly injected racism into a governors race already fraught with race-laden debates over ballot access and voter suppression. Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp joined together in condemning the automated telephone call that featured a voice impersonating Oprah Winfrey, the billionaire media star who campaigned in Georgia for Abrams Thursday. The call concluded by saying it was paid for by The Road to Power, a group organized by Scott Rhodes of Idaho, who has been linked to several other incendiary robocalls, including a recent effort in Florida, where Gillum would become the “rst black governor in state history. Kemp issued a statement calling the tactic vileŽ and contrary to the highest ideals of our state and country,Ž adding a condemnation of any person or organization that peddles this type of unbridled hate and unapologetic bigotry.Ž Abrams campaign also blasted the move but criticized Kemp and Trump, who will campaign together in Georgia Sunday. The campaign said Trump and Kemp had contributed to a poisonous atmosphere and Kemp has been silent on previous racially loaded attacks on Abrams.PENCECampaigning in Wisconsin, Pence pushed back against the notion that Democrats will sweep to victory in Tuesdays elections. I keep hearing about this blue wave,Ž Pence said. Lets make sure that blue wave hits a red wall in the Badger State.Ž Pence and Walker addressed more than 500 supporters in northwest Wisconsin, where the two-term governor told them, I need your help now more than ever.Ž Walker noted that recent polls have shown him tied with Democrat Tony Evers. Pence pointed to the caravan of immigrants traveling through Mexico toward the U.S. southern border and claimed it was being driven by the dangerous policies of Democrats.Ž The audience chanted, Build that wall!ŽWISCONSIN REPUBLICANSHundreds of northwest Wisconsin Republicans huddled together in 40-degree temperatures waiting to enter the shipping warehouse in Hudson, Wisconsin, where Pence rallied supporters for Walker. Walker is in a “ght for his political career just three days before the election. Polls show Walker knotted with Evers, Wisconsins superintendent of schools. Walker supporter Sue Hodgson described herself as nervous, more than excited.Ž Were here to show our support,Ž Hodgson, of nearby River Falls, Wisconsin, said. I just hope its enough.Ž Walker needs to shore up northern Wisconsin and turn out conservatives in the suburban counties around Milwaukee to overcome intensity among Democratic-leaning voters in Milwaukee and Madison. Walker has de“ed the odds before, beating a recall election in 2012 mounted after he signed controversial legislation in 2011 stripping public employees of union rights. Its going to be very close,Ž said Ronald Godden, who traveled more than two hours north from near LaCrosse to attend the rally. People know he got us out of the hole. We know hes a Godly man. Thats the most important thing to me.ŽTrump, Democrats vying for support in final midterm push AP PHOTOSPresident Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Saturday, in Belgrade, Mont. Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum speaks during a rally at CFE Arena on the campus of UCF in Orlando, on Saturday. Supporters hold up signs as they wait to hear President Donald Trump speak at a campaign rally Saturday, in Pensacola.(TNS) LOS ANGELES „ The Trump administration lost its bid to throw out a lawsuit by immigrant children who say they are denied access to lawyers or given a hearing to challenge their con“nement by the Of“ce of Refugee Resettlement. U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee at a hearing Friday in Los Angeles denied the governments request to dismiss the lawsuit. The case was brought by seven children who are detained as unaccompanied minors and who have relatives in the U.S. that want to take care of them. The claim that the U.S. violates their constitutional due process rights could provide an extra legal hurdle for the Trump administrations plans to get around a 1997 agreement that restricts the governments ability to detain immigrant children. In a July ruling, Gee denied the U.S.s request to modify the so-called Flores settlement as wholly without meritŽ and faulted the administration for an ill-considered executive actionŽ that led to the separation of children from their parents when families were apprehended trying to cross into the U.S. at the Mexican border. The case is Lucas R. v. Azar, 18-cv-05741, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles).Trump administration must face claims by immigrant children

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SPORTSSunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com | www.facebook.com/SunPreps | @Sun_Preps In need of some magicThrough injuries and touting the NBAs worst defense, the Washington Wizards are looking to turn things around after starting the season 1-7. See more on page 2.INDEX | Lottery 2 | NBA 2 | Local Sports 3 | MLB 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Colleges 6 | Weather 8 By JACOB HOAGSTAFF WRITERHOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS „ The courses at Mission Inn Resort and Club are known as some of the more challenging in the state. This weekends Class 2A high school state championship rounds were no exception for both the Port Charlotte High boys team and individual Meadow Southworth from Lemon Bay. The elevation change, the tricky pin placement baiting golfers into a trap, it all made for a constant struggle, but one they can learn from. I think it was a big wake-up call for them,Ž Port Charlotte coach Rodney Taylor said following the “nal round. Conditions yesterday were windy. Conditions today were cold and windy, plus a tough course equals high scores. They experienced that today, but I think all in all they had a great time.Ž The Pirates entered Saturdays “nal round in 13th out of 16 teams vying for a state title and exited in the same position. Coming in they knew that was a long shot, but got the chance to play at an elite course with above average competition. Junior Marc Kaneko-Fujii came into the “nal round leading the Pirates and tied for 23rd place individually after shooting an 80 on the par-72 El Campeon course. He “nished 21-over for the tournament tying him for 33rd place out of 96. Kaneko-Fujii struggled on Day 2, carding a 13-over 85. Despite making solid tee shots „ like putting it feet from the pin on the tight Par-3 8th hole surrounded by water „ he couldnt string multiple shots together. Im really relieved that its over,Ž Kaneko-Fujii said. There wasnt a whole lot going for me from the start. I had a back injury, I found some errors By BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORRecently, in a weeks time, I lost three people that I admired, including my Godfather. Whats signi“cant about the passings are the impact these men had on my life. However, it was the last passing, eight days ago, that resonates deeply, touching the very essence of who I am. The late turf writer Joe Hirsch paid homage to the only 5-time Horse of the Year, Kelso, and penned Once upon a time there was a horse named Kelso. But only once.Ž One of those men, I had written to in the early 1990s, not knowing if I was going to get a response, not necessarily expecting one, and yet a man who in the Thoroughbred industry was larger than life, found time to respond. That was W. Cothran CotŽ Campbell. For more than 26 years, my dream was to be a staff writer for The Florida Horse; and my love for the Sunshine State, Ocala, Hallandale Beach and Oldsmar is palpable. I can remember going to an Ocala Breeders Sales Company 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, and Scott Davis was sitting down at a table, interviewing none other than Mr. Campbell. When my career as a journalist had become somewhat static, I went to work for Adena Springs South, a Thoroughbred farm just north of Ocala, in the maintenance division. One of the places I applied to was the Aiken Standard, in Aiken, South Carolina, the home of Dogwood Stable. I hated to leave the Ocala area, but there was opportunity in a new market, a place that I would make my home for the next decade. The Aiken Training By Joe GiglioTHE NEWS & OBSERVER (RALEIGH, N.C.) (TNS)RALEIGH, N.C. „ After back-to-back losses, N.C. State needed a win. Florida State provided the perfect antidote on Saturday. The Wolfpack got a career game from senior Reggie Gallaspy and three touchdowns from freshman Ricky Person to defeat the Seminoles, 4728, and qualify for a bowl game in the process. N.C State (6-2, 3-2 ACC) had dropped consecutive ACC games to Clemson and Syracuse after a 5-0 start to the season. The Wolfpack defense had been stretched in those two losses but was able to “nd some footing. Mix in 16 penalties (for 121 yards) on Florida State (4-5, 2-5) with a 125-yard performance by receiver Jakobi Meyers and four “eld goals by Chris Dunn, and N.C. State was able to give coach Dave Doeren his second straight win over FSU (and “rst in Raleigh) to qualify for the postseason for the “fth straight year. The Wolfpack forced two turnovers in the “rst half and scored on “ve of its “rst six possessions to jump out to a 27-7 lead in the second quarter. Person, who missed the Syracuse game with multiple injuries, had touchdown runs of 1 and 4 yards in his return. He also had a 2-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter. The running game got a boost with Persons return, even though the By MARK LONGAP SPORTS WRITERGAINESVILLE, Fla. „ Drew Lock picked apart Floridas defense for the second straight year, throwing three touchdown passes to lead Missouri to a 38-17 victory against the 13th-ranked Gators on Saturday. Lock completed 24 of 32 passes for 250 yards, with scoring throws to Albert Okwuegbunam, Kam Scott and Emanuel Hall that stunned the Swamp. Fortunately for the Gators (6-3, 4-3 Southeastern Conference), they wont have to face the senior and possible “rst-round draft pick again. They might have seen the last of Feleipe Franks, too. Coach Dan Mullen benched Franks late in the third quarter „ the home crowd cheered wildly „ and backup Kyle Trask promptly directed a 75-yard touchdown drive in which he converted two fourth downs. Trask found Josh Hammond in the end zone on the second one for a 7-yard score that made it 35-17. The Tigers (5-4, 1-4) responded with a “eld goal that essentially sealed their “rst SEC win of the season and sent fans scrambling for PREP SPORTS: Golf COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NC State 47, FSU 28 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Missouri 38, No. 13 Florida 17A lasting impactIMPACT | 3Pirates, Southworth learn from states appearanceSTATE | 3Lock burns No. 13 Florida again, Mizzou wins 38-17 in Swamp AP PHOTOMissouri running back Larry Rountree III is tripped by Florida defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson after catching a pass.FLORIDA | 7NC State snaps losing streak with win over Florida State AP PHOTONorth Carolina States Jakobi Meyers tries to evade a tackle by Florida States Jaiden Woodbey during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. FSU | 7 adno=3625671-1

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City FC 10 p.m. FS1 „ MLS playos, Western Conference semi“nal, Leg 1, Sporting Kansas City at Real Salt LakeBy HOWARD FENDRICHAP SPORTS WRITERWASHINGTON „ Scott Brooks knows he needs to try something to change the way things are going for his Washington Wizards. The problems are so plentiful, the coach just is not quite sure what to do. All-Star guards John Wall and Bradley Beal lead the Wizards into their game against the visiting New York Knicks on Sunday with a 1-7 record, including 0-3 at home, and “ve consecutive losses overall. Patience is running low from everybody,Ž Beal said. Weve got to do it more collectively. The only way were going to get out of this slump is weve got to do it together.Ž Their defense already was the worst in the NBA, giving up 122.4 points per game, before allowing even more than that in a 134-111 setback against Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. It just looks like nobodys on the same page. I mean, like, if one person gets beat or somebody gives up a wide-open shot, nobody is there to help that person or pick that person up. Got to all be on one string,Ž Wall said. You cant teach effort. You cant teach heart. Youve got to go out there and compete. Thats just something youve got to be born with.Ž The transition defense, in particular, is absent. Washingtons rebounding isnt much better. Its second unit „ which Brooks often deploys without a starter to lead the way „ is slumping and turned a 30-all contest against OKC into a 79-50 blowout by halftime. Turnovers have become a real issue, with Beal and Wall combining for 12 on Friday. So how will Brooks “x all of that? Everythings open. We have to “gure out ways to play better in all the 48 minutes that were on the ”oor, whether its going with a smaller rotation or its playing other guys. I have to “gure it out,Ž he said. We cant just keep watching the same thing over and over and over and expect things are going to change.Ž Against the Thunder, the Wizards led by 10 points in the “rst quarter, but were run off the court in the second, outscored by 24 in that period alone. Thats where they killed us,Ž Wall said. When were not making shots, we dont defend at a high level.Ž The Wizards heard boos from spectators as the Thunder pulled away and piled on. We know the fans are getting impatient with it. Ted is probably impatient with it,Ž Beal said, referring to team owner Ted Leonsis. So weve just got to do it.Ž Otherwise, this season is on the verge of spiraling out of control. Last season, when Wall sat out 41 games because of a bad knee, Washington was the Eastern Conferences No. 8 seed and lost in the “rst round of the playoffs to No. 1 seed Toronto. There were questions about chemistry, defense and rebounding. Team architect Ernie Grunfeld hoped to help those last two areas by adding center Dwight Howard. But Howard wasnt able to play in a Wizards uniform until Friday after dealing with a sore backside. And while his debut looked promising at the outset „ 13 of his 20 points came in the “rst quarter „ the result was the same for the team. Dwight,Ž Brooks noted, was a bright spot.Ž Those have been few and far between lately for the Wizards during what their coach called a tough patch.Ž That might be underselling it. No one in the NBA has a worse record. We cant keep looking at the negatives, negatives, negatives,Ž Beal said, because its just going to continue to brainwash us and kill us mentally.ŽWith NBAs worst D, other issues, Walls Wizards start 1-7 AP PHOTOWashington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Washington. By STEPHEN WHYNOAP HOCKEY WRITERAleksander Barkov is quick to point out the NHL is so popular in Finland that tickets to two games in Helsinki sold out in less than “ve minutes. It shows how much they love the game,Ž the Florida Panthers captain said. Theres good reason to do that every year.Ž The NHL is planning just that after Commissioner Gary Bettman announced initial plans for a 2019 season-opener in Prague, two regular-season games in Stockholm and exhibitions in Germany and Switzerland. The Panthers and Winnipeg Jets played the 24th and 25th regular-season games outside North America on Thursday and Friday at a packed Hartwall Arena in the Finnish capital. As the league sows seeds of interest in new markets like China, it is also continuing to cultivate interest in established hockey countries like Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic. And theres a modest proposal for continuing to stoke the interest in the sport in Scandinavia and across Europe. One thing that I know former players have been talking about is maybe more games earlier on the weekends so they can actually watch,Ž said Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who is Swedish. Prime time here is middle of the night there. To make it more popular in Europe and Sweden, I think more games in the middle of the day on the weekends would be great. Thats how you can get it more popular.Ž A crowded sports calendar in the U.S. with the NFL and college football going on during the “rst half of the season makes that a challenge. Not counting the three games this season taking place in Europe, just 127 regular-season NHL games „ roughly 10 percent of the full schedule „ start early enough in North America that fans in places in Western and Central Europe can watch before a late evening bedtime. Even with games on Thursday, Sunday and Monday nights to “ll prime-time spots in the U.S., traditional Sunday afternoon kickoffs have helped the NFL become bigger in Europe. Games at Wembley Stadium in London feature fans in jerseys of just about every team, not just the two playing, and the influence goes beyond England. In Denmark, the NFL (became) quite popular like 10, 15 years ago because they started games in the afternoon, so people could start watching at dinner time and they could just keep watching a new game,Ž Capitals center Lars Eller said. I would welcome more afternoon games.Ž The NHL on NBCŽ games that start at 12:30 p.m. Eastern on Sunday largely after the American football season ends fit that bill. And with more teams choosing to skip morning skates altogether, afternoon starts wouldnt throw off game-day routines to the point that theres pushback from players. Whenever that happens, games at 12 or 1 p.m. Eastern time, its like 7 oclock in Finland or (nighttime) in Europe, so people can see,Ž Barkov said. Of course theres a big audience there.Ž Bettman said he is not sure hockey can grow more in places like Sweden and Finland where there are already strong domestic leagues and a steady flow of talented players reaching the NHL. What we need to do is continue to work to keep it at the extraordinarily high level that its at,Ž he said. Bettman and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly brushed aside the idea of basing an NHL team in Europe, saying it would need to be a group of teams and that no one has come up with a viable plan. They said staging an outdoor game in Europe is a possibility but not something likely to happen soon. More likely is a regular schedule of Global SeriesŽ games across Europe. Since the NHL opened the 1997-98 season in Japan, 24 of 31 teams have played overseas. The Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders, Dallas Stars, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Vegas Golden Knights and defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals are the only ones left. Probably not for long. Were happy to share our game,Ž Bettman said in Helsinki. Wed like to continue to encourage the enthusiasm, support and development that hockey gets by bringing the worlds best players and the worlds best league over here.ŽMore afternoon games could boost NHL popularity in Europe NBA: Washington Wizards NHL: Europe

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3 Track has a deep history, with 40 champions, including the aforementioned Kelso, having trained over the 1-mile oval on Two Notch Road. One of the bene“ts of being in Aiken was having the opportunity to talk with those who were involved in the Thoroughbred community, including Cot Campbell. I would spend many mornings walking the shedrow at the Legacy Stable barn, talking with Cot, Jack Sadler, Ron Stevens and Brad Stauffer. I would accompany them to the gap and starting gate at the training track, or make my way to the viewing stand to talk with these men, getting a quote or two. I was fortunate enough to have Mr. Campbell sign my copy of his book, Lightning in a Jar, his inscription, To Ben Baugh „ a great friend and a “ne sports writer! Cot Campbell.Ž When I captured “rst place honors from the South Carolina Press Association for Breaking News in 2009, it was about Dogwood Stables Millionaire and Classic winner Summer Squall. The 1990 Preakness winner had been euthanized at Lanes End Farm in Versailles, Ky., and I was covering a polo game. I had to shift my direction, and Cot made time for me, providing me with ample content through his incredibly well-articulated quotes, playing a large role in my writing one of the best pieces of my career. I knew his in”uence played a large role in my success because he understood I loved Thoroughbred racing, more than anything in the world. I didnt come from an af”uent, well-connected family, any success Ive had, has come from hard work and passion. And Cot understood that. His in”uence allowed me to cover the Eclipse Awards in Miami Beach at the Fontainebleau, the Preakness in Baltimore, where I had a chance to see Aikenite carry the hopes of a community in the middle jewel of Thoroughbred racings Triple Crown and to Saratoga Springs, where I walked the shedrow of Todd Pletchers barn with Cot, to look at a horse in his stall before the Travers Stakes, the athlete who gave me the biggest story of my career. There have been many tributes to Cot Campbell, over the past few days; and rightfully so. He was everything that theyve said, a visionary, a pioneer, a pillar of the sport. He brought so many new people into Thoroughbred racing. Every time I had the opportunity to hear him speak before an audience, it was as if I was watching a great entertainer perform. He had so much charisma and magnetism. He consistently brought the house down with his stories about racing. Theres never been a better raconteur. People left the room laughing and smiling. He was an incredibly bright, extremely wellread and articulate and had an amazing memory. He de“ned the grace and class so many people have alluded to over the past few days. Our relationship grew stronger over time. Initially, I had a hard time adjusting, missing Florida and Ocala, but I persevered and even though there were times where we had our differences, Cot made my journey bearable during those nascent stages. The Dogwood monthly newsletter was an invaluable source of information, and Mary Jane Howells help and expertise played a large role in my development as a journalist. The conversations Cot and I had about Dogwood Stables stakes winners Summer Squall, Storm Song, Wallenda, Limehouse, Cotton Blossom, Aikenite and Palace Malice still resonate with me. Palace Malice gave me the story of my career. I wrote an advance about him, prior to his second career start at Saratoga, a race the son of the 2007 and 2008 Horse of the Year Curlin, would win. There began my greatest journey. I was in the Aiken Standard newsroom watching the 2013 Belmont Stakes on the large screen television, when Palace Malice won the third jewel of the Triple Crown. The City of Aiken was ecstatic. Cot Campbell went out of his way to make time for me, providing me with content that made my story sing. Its true; he had a smile that was infectious, and a wonderful woman standing behind him, in his wife Anne. I was fortunate enough to get to know his daughter Lila and granddaughter Campbell Glenn a little, having interacted with them in Aiken. It was great to see Cot and Anne around town at the Blessing of the Hounds in Hitchcock Woods, the Aiken County Historical Museum, the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame or in Camden at the Colonial Cup. I still have my Palace Malice button. It was Cot who provided me with access to the walking ring in Saratoga before Palace Malices start in the Travers. However, it was our weekly visits at the Dogwood of“ces on Chaffee Lane in Aiken, that I cherish the most. Cot Campbell always made time for me, one of the Thoroughbred racings pillars made me feel as if I was as important as any celebrity or person of extreme wealth. He had an ability to make anyone feel comfortable no matter the setting. I will miss him. He changed the complexion of my life. Just as there will never be another Kelso, there will never be another Cot Campbell.IMPACTFROM PAGE 1in my swing last week and yeah, Im just happy its over.Ž Nobody on the team knows the challenges this course presents better than him as hes made it to the state “nals each of his three years. Ž(The course) is super challenging, but its nothing I cant get,Ž said Kaneko-Fujii, who previously “nished seventh as a freshman and 27th as a sophomore. I was just stressing way too much, I had a lot of pressure on me. I learned that its not gonna go your way and you just have to be OK with that. Golf is hard and you dont need to make it even more challenging by being tough on yourself.Ž Three of the four Pirate golfers bettered their scores in Round 2. Sophomore Zack Starkey “nished second on the team and 76th overall with rounds of 96 and 94. Senior Anthony Hodges, playing in his “nal high school match, bettered his score three strokes from 98 to 95 and “nished third on the team. Freshman Stephen Lomski and sophomore Ben Goldman rounded out the team with Lomski improving from 114 to 107 and Goldman shooting rounds of 102 and 110. On the opposite side of the clubhouse on the Las Colinas course, Southworth was working her way through her own struggles. She teed off in the cold and windy morning and said she struggled to “nd her stroke putting. I couldnt putt to save my life, at all,Ž Southworth said. Its a tough course, but it was a lot of fun. I really enjoyed it.Ž Southworth shot 84 for the “rst round and 89 in the second as she “nished in 36rd place out of 93. Though her “nal match wasnt what she desired or anticipated, she can now re”ect on the accomplishments shes earned as a Lady Manta. I wish I had the chance to do it again, but unfortunately I dont,Ž she said. I feel pretty good about it. I wish I had played well for the last high school event Ill be playing in, but I did “nish on a better nine. Im pretty proud of what Ive done and some of the scores that Ive had at Lemon Bay.Ž Though Southworth wont get the opportunity to get back to the state championships, the majority of the Pirates might. Losing only Hodges to graduation, Taylor will most likely return four members with state championship experience. Now knowing what it takes, they should come back with an ignited “re. I think we have a shot of getting here next year,Ž Taylor said. And I think this is a great learning experience for them. If we get back next year I think it will be a big difference. Theyll know how to take on the practice round better, theyll know what to expect playing this course. The experience alone was great for them.Ž Email Jacob Hoag at Jhoag@sun-herald.com and follow him on Twitter @ByJacobHoag.STATEFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTOS BY JACOB HOAGPort Charlotte junior Marc Kaneko-Fujii hits out of a bunker on the El Campeon course at Mission Hills. He “nished the “nal round with an 85. The Port Charlotte High School golf team poses after the “nal round of the Class 2A state championships on Saturday at Mission Inn Club and Resort. TUESDAY VolleyballVenice „ Regional “nals match, 7 p.m. Port Charlotte at Baron Collier, Regional Finals match, 7 p.m. SoccerVenice Pre-season boys soccer vs. Cardinal Mooney at Sarasota High, 5 p.m. GolfCharlotte, Becky Davis and Jacob Smith at State tournament at Howey-in the Hills.WEDNESDAY SoccerBoys soccer Charlotte at North Port preseason Classic 5:30 p.m. Boys soccer Lemon Bay at North Port preseason Classic, 7:30 p.m. GolfCharlotte, Becky Davis and Jacob Smith at State tournament at Howey-in the Hills. GolfAdolph Migliano recored a hole-in-one Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at Seminole Lakes Country Club in Punta Gorda. The 79-year-old aced the 135-yard hole no. 15, using a a 3-wood. It was Miglianos “rst hole-in-one. SoftballLuigis Pizza 15 Dr. Paul M. Popper 12 Dr. Luis Fernandez 15 Dr. Ivette M. Fernandez DMD 12 Luigis Pizza 11 Rueter Accounting 10 Dr. Ivette M. Fernandez DMD 11 Dr. Paul M. Popper 2 Dr. Luis Fernandez 13 Dr. Ivette M. Fernandez DMD 1 COMMUNITY SPORT BRIEFS LOCAL SPORT CALENDAR By BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORSeveral local runners will be Tallahase bound qualifying for States. The Charlotte Lady Tarpons, the Port Charlotte Pirates Isabella Coogan and John Perez made the most of the FHSAA Class 3A, Region 3 cross-country meet at The Farm in Punta Gorda, and will continue with their season this Saturday. The Lady Tarpons “nished “fth overall, with Coogan placing fourth individually and Perez eighth, in what was a deep and competitive “eld. The Port Charlotte girls team “nished ninth, but Sophomore Haley Welgan did establish a Personal Record Saturday morning. Its been a pleasure to have her (Coogan) our our team this season,Ž said Stefany Sanchez, Port Charlotte girls cross-country coach. I wish we could have had her sooner. Ive had two seniors as well as Bella, that Ive seen through since they were Freshmen, Amy Quinones and Jocelyn Ramos. Its been beautiful to watch them develop into the runners that theyve become.Ž The Charlotte Lady Tarpons, much like Coogan as an individual, have been a model of consistency all year, and Saturday was no exception. Their performance Saturday punched their ticket to Tallahassee. The main thing I wanted to improve upon was getting off to a smooth start,Ž said Chris Robishaw, Charlotte girls cross-country coach. We knew we were going to have to get out fast. I thought we were very smart. We knew the angle we were going to have to take.Ž And for the “fth time this year, a different Lady Tarpon runner led the way, this time it was Aleecia Collins. We walked the course yesterday,Ž said Collins, who “nished 21st overall and PRd. I had a chance to notice where all the dips were and stuff, so I knew the areas to avoid. I wanted to do it for all the seniors and for the rest of the team because we really wanted to go to States.Ž The Venice girls team made the most of their opportunity placing 10th, with an unrivaled competitive spirit. We did what we had done at every single meet this year,Ž said Brenda Clark, Venice girls cross-country coach. We werent going to quit. We had PRs today. They stepped up. They set their goals and we bonded together as a team. They ran a great race today.Ž The depth of the region made Saturdays competition one of the most challenging meets of the year, said Ray Chumbley, Port Charlotte boys cross-country coach. We tried to give ourselves the best chance to do well here today,Žsaid Chumbley. I feel like we ran some very good times today. There were great efforts from all of our athletes. I think we did everything we could to run our very best race today, and thats all we could ask for.Ž The Venice Indians boys cross-country team has a youthful roster brimming with talent, “nishing 11th, and found the experience to be bene“cial, serving as a foundation for the future. Were all coming back next year, were coming back stronger,Ž said Jason Potter, Venice Indians boys cross-country coach. I think the kids really enjoyed themselves this year. Were going to really buckle down and see what we can accomplish next year.Ž Girls 4. Isabella Coogan, Port Charlotte, 18:57.3 21. Aleecia Collins, Charlotte, 20.29.3 27. Mackenzie Flowers, Charlotte, 20:46.7 30. Hannah Piacitelli, Charlotte, 20:55.2 31. Victoria Simeone, Charlotte, 20:55.3 34. Alexa Roughton, Charlotte, 20:55.9 40. Hannah Luff, Venice, 21:09.6 41. Faith Winkler, Charlotte, 21:09.8 46. Anne Myburg, Venice, 21:17.7 47. Jennifer Lukowski, Venice, 21:20.1 Boys 8. John Perez, Port Charlotte, 16:33.9 22. Joseph Bishop, Port Charlotte, 17:08.1 37. Alberto Teijelo, Venice, 17.22.3 60. Benjamin Sweiderk, Venice, 17:22.3 67. Michael Casella, Venice, 18:03.0 102. Kauhner Mault, Port Charlotte, 18:56.5 103. Calvin Sweiderk, Venice, 18:58.8Lady Tarpons, Coogan and Perez headed for Tallahassee SUBMITTED PHOTO The Lady Tarpons cross-country team quali“ed for this Saturdays State meet in Tallahassee. PREP SPORTS: Cross-country

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Page 4 SP www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 WASHINGTON „ The Washington Nationals have signed former St. Louis Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a one-year contract with a conditional option for 2020. General manager Mike Rizzo announced the deal Saturday. The contract guarantees Rosenthal $7 million, and he can earn an additional $8 million in performance bonuses. Rosenthal hasnt pitched since 2017 after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The 28-year-old is a hard-throwing righthander with 121 career saves in the majors, all with St. Louis. Rosenthal had a career-high 48 saves in 2015 and was a National League All-Star. He had only 14 saves in 2016 and 11 in 2017 before getting injured. The Cardinals released Rosenthal in November 2017, a few months after he had surgery.Nationals sign former Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal By DANICA COTOASSOCIATED PRESSCAGUAS, Puerto Rico „ Hundreds of arms stretched into the sky in the hometown of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora on Saturday as fans took pictures and video of the “rst man from Puerto Rico to lead a team to a World Series championship. Cora held up the trophy that he had been cradling in his arms as he arrived in the city of Caguas with pitchers David Price and Eduardo Rodriguez and catcher Christian Vazquez, among others including Red Sox chairman Tom Werner. The Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers on Oct. 28 to win their fourth championship in 15 years. Fans dressed in red and blue had gushed about Coras visit before his arrival. He put us on the map,Ž said 26-year-old Miguel Martinez, who was slow dancing to salsa with his girlfriend as they waited for Cora. My eyes “lled with tears when he won the championship because this is something historic.Ž Some fans had driven more than an hour to receive the manager and praised how he helped Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit more than a year ago amid a 12-year recession. When 43-year-old Cora negotiated his contract last October, he asked his team to help with relief efforts, and they eagerly pitched in. Despite everything that has happened, we have a bit of happiness on the side,Ž said Red Sox fan Arleen Cruz, who drove to Caguas with her husband from the southern town of Humacao to receive the players. The two have been Red Sox fans since 1972. Puerto Ricos name couldnt be held up higher,Ž said Cruzs husband, Ramon Reyes, who was clad in a Red Sox hat, T-shirt and towel slung over his shoulder. They mingled with other fans stopping to buy food, beer and merchandise from roadside vendors as the smell of fried empanadillas and other local specialties wafted through the air. Ronald Lopez-Cepero and his wife, both from Caguas, had already bought T-shirts last week that read PROUD for Puerto Rico.Ž He recalled how he had about a dozen baseball cards featuring Cora and his older brother, Joey, a former big-league in“elder. Hes a tremendous person,Ž said the lifelong fan. Hes very humble and helpful.Ž Cora, who spent 14 years in the majors and batted .243 as an in“elder with six teams, steered the Red Sox to a team-record 108 wins in the regular season before Boston topped the 100win Yankees and Astros in the playoffs. The Boston Red Sox say they havent decided whether they will visit the White House if invited by President Donald Trump.Alex Cora arrives in Puerto Rico as fans celebrate win AP PHOTOJetBlues Red Sox-themed Plane arrives at the Luis Muoz Marin airport with Manager Alex Cora, players, coaches and executive sta to celebrate the teams 2018 championship season victory, in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. By STEPHEN HAWKINSAP SPORTS WRITERLos Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward was hired as manager of the Texas Rangers on Saturday, six weeks after Jeff Banister was “red. He received a threeyear contract with a club option for 2022. He will be introduced at a news conference Monday. Woodward inherits a team that went 67-95 and “nished last in the AL West, with the focus turning to the development of younger players. Texas had its “rst consecutive losing seasons since 2005-08. The hiring ended a process during which general manager Jon Daniels and the Rangers interviewed more than 10 candidates, including bench coach Don Wakamatsu after he served as interim coach the “nal 10 games of the season. Woodward was interviewed this week after the Dodgers “nished their second straight season in which they advanced to the World Series, losing both times. The last team before Los Angeles that appeared in consecutive World Series without winning the title was Texas in 2010 and 2011. We interviewed a number of strong candidates during an extensive interview process for our managerial role and believe we have found the right “t in Chris Woodward,Ž Daniels said in a statement released by the team. We look forward to working with him and everyone on the baseball staff to develop and grow a culture that will lead to success for many years to come.Ž Daniels has hired three managers in his 13 seasons as the Rangers GM, and all were “rst-time MLB managers. Texas won its only American League pennants during Ron Washingtons eight seasons before Banister won two AL West titles in his four seasons. Two candidates Texas interviewed were hired last month as managers by other teams, David Bell in Cincinnati and Rocco Baldelli in Minnesota. The hiring of Woodward left the Baltimore Orioles, who “red Buck Showalter after the season, as the only MLB team with a managerial vacancy. The 42-year-old Woodward spent the past three years on the staff of manager Dave Roberts, after working for Seattle the previous three years. He started his coaching career as minor league in“eld coordinator for the Mariners in 2013, then joined their big league staff later that year. He was Seattles in“eld coach in 2014 and the “rst base coach in 2015. Chris brings high energy, outstanding leadership and communication skills, a strong knowledge of the game and its evolving strategies, and great integrity „ attributes that we feel are vital for our next manager,Ž Daniels said. We believe these traits will resonate with our players, our staff, and our fans. He has also been a big part of a very successful stretch in Los Angeles.Ž As a player, Woodward spent 12 seasons (19992011) with “ve teams „ Toronto, the New York Mets, Seattle, Atlanta and Boston. He hit .239 with 33 home runs and 191 RBIs while playing every position except pitcher and catcher. Woodward was teammates with Adrian Beltre for a short period during the 2009 season with the Mariners. Beltre, who has 3,166 career hits, just completed his 21st big league season and hasnt said yet if he will return to play for the Rangers again next year. When Beltre went on the disabled list during the 2009 season, Woodward started 13 games at third base in his place. Soon after Beltres return that August, Woodward was selected off waivers by the Boston Red Sox. The Rangers went 87-75 in 2009 before their two World Series seasons, then lost in the ALs “rst one-and-done wild-card game in 2012. They ended the 2013 regular season with a loss to Tampa Bay in a wild-card tiebreaker. When Banister was “red Sept. 21 with 10 games left in this season, Daniels acknowledged that the decision wasnt based on the record and said instead that it was time for a new voice in leadership. Banister was under contract through next season. Woodward is a native of Covina, California, as is Michael Young, the Rangers career leader in hits and games played who is now a special assistant to the general manager. They are the same age but played at different high schools.Woodward hired as Rangers manager after 3 years with DodgersLast-place Texas Rangers hire Dodgers 3rd base coach Chris Woodward as manager AP PHOTOIn this April 3, 2018, “le photo, Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward (45) works the baseline during a game. The Texas Rangers have hired Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward as their manager, six weeks after Je Banister was “red. MLB: Boston Red Sox MLB: Texas Rangers MLB: Chicago Cubs MLB: Washington NationalsBy JAY COHENAP SPORTS WRITERCHICAGO „ The Chicago Cubs exercised their $20 million option on Cole Hamels on Friday, solidifying their rotation for next year, and traded fellow left-hander Drew Smyly to the Texas Rangers. Hamels, who turns 35 in December, went 4-3 with a 2.36 ERA in 12 starts after he was acquired in a July 27 trade with Texas „ a frequent trade partner for Chicago since Theo Epstein took over the Cubs front of“ce in 2011. Had the Cubs declined the option and paid a $6 million buyout, the Rangers would have paid the Cubs an additional $6 million. The 29-year-old Smyly is heading to Texas after missing his only year in Chicago as part of his recovery from Tommy John surgery in June 2017. The Cubs also parted with a player to be named in exchange for a player to be named. Smyly signed a $10 million, two-year contract with Chicago last December. He was healthy at the end of last season, but the contending Cubs ran out of time in terms of bringing him back. Chicago also claimed in“elder Jack Reinheimer off waivers from the New York Mets. The 26-year-old Reinheimer hit .167 in 21 games with New York this year. Hamels gives manager Joe Maddon a deep group of starting pitchers as the Cubs try for their “fth consecutive playoff appearance. Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks, Jose Quintana and Yu Darvish also are expected to return, with Mike Montgomery and Tyler Chatwood waiting in the wings. Hamels, a former “rst-round pick, made his major league debut with Philadelphia in 2006. He is 156-114 with a 3.40 ERA in 13 big league seasons. He was working on perhaps the worst season of his career when Chicago got him from Texas for right-hander Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy and a player to be named. He was 5-9 with a 4.72 ERA in 20 starts with the last-place Rangers at the time of the trade, but the Cubs felt a change of scenery and a pennant race might help him get back on track. They were right. Hamels had an instant impact with Chicago, going 4-0 with a sparkling 0.79 ERA in his “rst “ve starts with the team. He was unbeaten with the Cubs until he was hit hard in a loss at Arizona in his 10th start on Sept. 19. When the NL wild-card game went into extra innings, Hamels made just his second major league relief appearance and responded with two scoreless innings in Chicagos 2-1 loss to Colorado. He is 7-6 with a 3.41 ERA in 17 career playoff appearances. The option completes the deal Hamels signed with Philadelphia in July 2012, bringing the total value to $158 million for seven years. Hamels struck out 13 while pitching a no-hitter at Wrigley Field in his “nal start with Philadelphia in 2015. He was traded to Texas six days later, and helped the Rangers to two AL West titles. Earlier this week, the Cubs exercised their $6.25 million option for Pedro Strop and fellow reliever Brandon Kintzler picked up his $5 million player option. Strop, one of the baseballs most consistent relievers since he was acquired in a July 2013 trade with Baltimore, went 6-1 with 13 saves and a 2.26 ERA in 60 appearances last season.Cubs exercise option on Hamels, trade Smyly to Texas AP PHOTOIn this Aug. 17, 2018, photo, Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels pitches to a Pittsburgh Pirates batter. The Cubs face a decision on Hamels option on Friday, Nov. 2,2018.

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO FOOTBALLNFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 6 2 0 .750 239 185 Miami 4 4 0 .500 174 219 N.Y. Jets 3 5 0 .375 192 200 Buffalo 2 6 0 .250 87 200 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Houston 5 3 0 .625 197 167 Tennessee 3 4 0 .429 106 127 Jacksonville 3 5 0 .375 134 170 Indianapolis 3 5 0 .375 231 213 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Pittsburgh 4 2 1 .643 204 172 Cincinnati 5 3 0 .625 221 237 Baltimore 4 4 0 .500 197 137 Cleveland 2 5 1 .313 169 210 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 7 1 0 .875 290 205 L.A. Chargers 5 2 0 .714 195 163 Denver 3 5 0 .375 188 194 Oakland 1 7 0 .125 141 252 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 5 2 0 .714 146 134 Philadelphia 4 4 0 .500 178 156 Dallas 3 4 0 .429 140 123 N.Y. Giants 1 7 0 .125 150 205 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA New Orleans 6 1 0 .857 234 183 Carolina 5 2 0 .714 178 152 A tlanta 3 4 0 .429 190 212 T ampa Bay 3 4 0 .429 201 233 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Chicago 4 3 0 .571 194 144 Minnesota 4 3 1 .563 197 195 Green Bay 3 3 1 .500 175 173 Detroit 3 4 0 .429 171 186 W EST W L T PCT. PF PA L.A. Rams 8 0 0 1.000 264 155 S eattle 4 3 0 .571 171 131 A rizona 2 6 0 .250 110 199 S an Francisco 2 7 0 .222 207 239 WEEK 9 Thursdays GameSan Francisco 34, Oakland 3Todays GamesN.Y. Jets at Miami, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Washington, 1 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Chicago at Buffalo, 1 p.m. L.A. Chargers at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Houston at Denver, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Rams at New Orleans, 4:25 p.m. Green Bay at New England, 8:20 p.m.Mondays GameTennessee at Dallas, 8:15 p.m. Open: Indianapolis, Arizona, N.Y. Giants, Jacksonville, Philadelphia, CincinnatiNFL INJURY REPORTThe National Football League injury report, as provided by the league:TodayN.Y. JETS at MIAMI „ JETS: OUT: TE Neal Sterling (concussion). DOUBTFUL: CB Trumaine Johnson (quadricep), LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (foot). QUESTIONABLE: WR Robby Anderson (ankle), WR Quincy Enunwa (ankle), LB Frankie Luvu (neck), DT Steve McLendon (ankle), WR Andre Roberts (back). DOLPHINS: OUT: DE Charles Harris (calf), CB Cordrea Tankersley (knee), QB Ryan Tannehill (right shoulder). QUESTIONABLE: TE A.J. Derby (foot), CB Xavien Howard (ankle), WR Kenny Stills (groin). ATLANTA at WASHINGTON „ FALCONS: OUT: CB Robert Alford (ankle), K Matt Bryant (right hamstring). REDSKINS: OUT: WR Jamison C rowder (ankle), RB Chris Thompson (rib), OT Trent Williams (thumb/shoulder). QUESTIONABLE: LB Ryan Anderson (knee), RB Kapri Bibbs (shoulder), S Montae Nicholson (neck/hip), WR Paul Richardson (shoulder/knee). DETROIT at MINNESOTA „ LIONS: DOUBTFUL: LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin (toe/neck). QUESTIONABLE: DE Ezekiel Ansah (shoulder), G T.J. Lang (hip), CB Darius Slay (knee). VIKINGS: OUT: LB Anthony Barr (hamstring), G Tom Compton (knee), RB Roc Thomas (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: RB Dalvin Cook (hamstring), WR Stefon Diggs (rib), OT Riley Reiff (foot), CB Xavier Rhodes (foot), S Andrew Sendejo (groin). KANSAS CITY at CLEVELAND „ CHIEFS: OUT: C Mitch Morse (concussion), LB Frank Zombo (hamstring). DOUBTFUL: S Eric Berry (heel). QUESTIONABLE: LB Anthony Hitchens (rib), LB Justin Houston (hamstring). BROWNS: OUT: LB Joe Schobert (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: WR Antonio Callaway (ankle), OT Desmond Harrison (illness), WR Rashard Higgins (knee), S Damarious Randall (groin), WR DaMari Scott (shoulder), CB Tavierre Thomas (abdomen), C J.C. Tretter (ankle). TAMPA BAY at CAROLINA „ BUCCANEERS: OUT: RB Ronald Jones (hamstring), G Evan Smith (hip), CB M.J. Stewart (foot). QUESTIONABLE: DE Vinny Curry (ankle), DT Gerald McCoy (calf/ not injury related). PANTHERS: OUT: WR Torrey Smith (knee). PITTSBURGH at BALTIMORE „ STEELERS: DOUBTFUL: OT Marcus Gilbert (knee). QUESTIONABLE: CB Artie Burns (ankle), CB Coty Sensabaugh (toe). RAVENS: OUT: OT James Hurst (back), OT Ronnie Stanley (ankle), LB Tim Williams (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: G Bradley Bozeman (calf), RB Alex Collins (foot), CB Marlon Humphrey (thigh), S Tony Jefferson (hamstring), WR Jordan Lasley (hamstring), G Alex Lewis (neck), LB C.J. Mosley (thigh). CHICAGO at BUFFALO „ BEARS: OUT: TE Ben Braunecker (concussion), G Kyle Long (foot). QUESTIONABLE: LB Khalil Mack (ankle), DT Bilal Nichols (knee), WR Allen Robinson (groin). BILLS: OUT: QB Josh Allen (right elbow), DE Trent Murphy (knee). QUESTIONABLE: QB Derek Anderson (concussion), LB Tremaine Edmunds (concussion). L.A. CHARGERS at SEATTLE „ CHARGERS: OUT: DE Joey Bosa (foot), DE Chris Landrum (hip), LB Kyzir White (knee). QUESTIONABLE: RB Melvin Gordon (hamstring). SEAHAWKS: DOUBTFUL: G Jordan Simmons (calf), CB Neiko Thorpe (groin). QUESTIONABLE: RB Chris Carson (hip), S Bradley McDougald (knee), LB K.J. Wright (knee). HOUSTON at DENVER „ TEXANS: OUT: LB Zach Cunningham (knee). QUESTIONABLE: LB Jadeveon Clowney (groin), CB Aaron Colvin (ankle), WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), S Andre Hal (shoulder), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle/ knee). BRONCOS: OUT: WR DaeSean Hamilton (knee), LB Brandon Marshall (knee), CB Bradley Roby (ankle), S Darian Stewart (neck). QUESTIONABLE: RB Royce Freeman (ankle). L.A. RAMS at NEW ORLEANS „ RAMS: QUESTIONABLE: CB Sam Shields (illness). SAINTS: OUT: DE Marcus Davenport (toe). GREEN BAY at NEW ENGLAND „ PACKERS: DOUBTFUL: WR Geronimo Allison (hamstring/ groin). QUESTIONABLE: WR Randall Cobb (hamstring), LB Nick Perry (ankle), S Jermaine Whitehead (back). PATRIOTS: OUT: G Shaq Mason (calf), OL Brian Schwenke (foot). QUESTIONABLE: OT Trent Brown (ankle), OT Marcus Cannon (concussion), LS Joe Cardona (shoulder), WR Julian Edelman (ankle), WR Josh Gordon (hamstring), LB Nicholas Grigsby (illness), DL Geneo Grissom (ankle), TE Rob Gronkowski (ankle/back), LB Donta Hightower (knee), TE Jacob Hollister (hamstring), RB Sony Michel (knee), WR Cordarrelle Patterson (neck), DE John Simon (shoulder).MondayTENNESSEE at DALLAS „ TITANS: DNP: LB Derrick Morgan (shoulder). LIMITED: WR Corey Davis (hamstring). FULL: LB Will Compton (hamstring), G Josh Kline (ankle), G Quinton Spain (shoulder), S Kenny Vaccaro (elbow). COWBOYS: DNP: WR Tavon Austin (groin), DE Randy Gregory (knee), DE David Irving (ankle), TE Geoff Swaim (knee), LB Joe Thomas (foot). LIMITED: G Zack Martin (knee). FULL: CB Chidobe Awuzie (ankle), CB Byron Jones (not injury related).COLLEGE FOOTBALLPLAYOFF RANKINGSWEEK 1 RECORD 1. Alabama 8-0 2. Clemson 8-0 3. Louisiana State 7-1 4. Notre Dame 8-0 5. Michigan 7-1 6. Georgia 7-1 7. Oklahoma 7-1 8. Washington State 7-1 9. Kentucky 7-1 10. Ohio State 7-1 11. Florida 6-2 12. Central Florida 7-0 13. West Virginia 6-1 14. Penn State 6-2 15. Utah 6-2 16. Iowa 6-2 17. Texas 6-2 18. Mississippi State 5-3 19. Syracuse 6-2 20. Texas A&M 5-3 21. North Carolina State 5-2 22. Boston College 6-2 23. Fresno State 7-1 24. Iowa State 4-3 25. Virginia 6-2 The playoff semi“nals match the No. 1 seed vs. the No. 4 seed, and No. 2 will face No. 3. The semi“nals will be hosted at the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl on Dec. 29. The championship game will be played on Jan. 7, 2019 at Santa Clara, Calif. THE AP TOP 25 RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times EasternThursdayNo. 9 Central Florida 52, Temple 40FridayPittsburgh 23, No. 23 Virginia 13SaturdayNo. 1 Alabama at No. 4 LSU,late No. 2 Clemson 77, Louisville 16 No. 3 Notre Dame at Northwestern, late No. 5 Michigan vs. No. 14 Penn State, late No. 6 Georgia at No. 11 Kentucky, late No. 7 Oklahoma at Texas Tech, late No. 8 Ohio State 36, Nebraska 31 No. 10 Washington St. vs. California, late No. 12 West Virginia at No. 15 Texas, late No. 13 Florida vs. Missouri, late No. 16 Utah at Arizona State, late No. 17 Houston at SMU, late No. 18 Utah State at Hawaii, late No. 19 Iowa at Purdue, late No. 20 Fresno State at UNLV, late No. 21 Mississippi State vs. Louisiana Tech, late No. 22 Syracuse 41, Wake Forest 24 No. 24 Boston College at Virginia Tech, late Auburn 28, No. 25 Texas A&M 24 RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times EasternOct. 30 EASTBuffalo 51, Miami (Ohio) 42MIDWESTKent State 35, Bowling Green 28Wednesdays Game MIDWESTToledo 45, Ball State 13Thursdays Games SOUTHCentral Florida 52, Temple 40MIDWESTOhio 59, W. Michigan 14 Northern Illinois 36, Akron 26 Fridays Games EASTPenn 20, Cornell 7SOUTHMiddle Tennessee 29, W. Kentucky 10 Pittsburgh 23, Virginia 13FAR WESTArizona 42, Colorado 34 Saturdays Games EASTArmy 17, Air Force 14 Colgate 41, Fordham 0 Duquesne 47, Wagner 30 Hampton 51, NY Maritime 10 Harvard 52, Columbia 18 Holy Cross 40, Lafayette 14 Lehigh 45, Bucknell 17 Marist 35, Valparaiso 24 Monmouth (NJ) 37, Charleston Southern 3 New Hampshire 35, James Madison 24 Princeton 14, Dartmouth 9 Sacred Heart 38, Robert Morris 7 St. Francis (Pa.) 27, Bryant 14 Yale 46, Brown 16 Delaware (6-2) at Albany (NY) (2-6), late Liberty (4-3) at UMass (3-6), late Maine (5-3) at Towson (6-2), lateSOUTHAlabama St. 30, Texas Southern 21 Auburn 28, Texas A&M 24 Clemson 77, Louisville 16 Delaware St. 25, Savannah St. 6 ETSU 21, Mercer 18 Elon 24, Rhode Island 21 Furman 16, Chattanooga 10 Gardner-Webb 38, Presbyterian 20 Georgia Tech 38, North Carolina 28 Grambling St. 24, MVSU 19 Howard 31, Florida A&M 23 Jacksonville 48, Butler 44 Jacksonville St. 21, UT Martin 14 Kennesaw St. 49, Campbell 0 Louisiana-Monroe 44, Georgia Southern 25 Memphis 59, East Carolina 41 Michigan State 24, Maryland 3 NC A&T 37, Norfolk State 20 NC Central 52, Edward Waters 12 North Alabama 41, Shorter 14 South Carolina 48, Mississippi 44 Southern Miss. 26, Marshall 24 Stetson 48, Morehead State 24 Syracuse 41, Wake Forest 24 Tennessee Tech 27, Murray St. 24 Texas St. 40, Georgia St. 31 VMI 20, Tusculum 11 Villanova 45, Richmond 21 Prairie View (3-5) at Jackson State (3-4), late Wofford (6-2) at Samford (4-4), late Georgia (7-1) at Kentucky (7-1), late Florida State (4-4) at NC State (5-2), late McNeese State (6-2) at SE La. (3-6), late Tulane (3-5) at South Florida (7-1), late La.-Lafayette (4-5) at Troy (6-2), late The Citadel (2-5) at W. Carolina (3-5), late Boston College (6-2) at Virginia Tech (4-3), late Missouri (4-4) at Florida (6-2), late Bethune-Cookman (4-5) at Morgan State (2-6), late Charlotte (4-4) at Tennessee (3-5), late E. Kentucky (4-4) at Austin Peay (4-4), late Appalachian State (5-2) at Coastal Carolina (5-3), late Duke (5-3) at Miami (5-3), late FAU (3-5) at FIU (6-2), late La. Tech (6-2) at Miss. State (5-3), late UTSA (3-5) at UAB (7-1), late Alabama (8-0) at LSU (7-1), lateMIDWESTE. Michigan 17, Cent. Michigan 7 Indiana St. 51, South Dakota 48, 3OT Iowa St. 27, Kansas 3 N. Iowa 26, Illinois St. 16 Ohio St. 36, Nebraska 31 SE Missouri 38, Tennessee St. 21 San Diego 27, Drake 10 W. Illinois 34, S. Illinois 31 Wisconsin 31, Rutgers 17 Mo. State (3-4) at S. Dakota State (4-3), late Navy (2-6) at Cincinnati (7-1), late Minnesota (4-4) at Illinois (3-5), late Youngstown State (3-5) at N. Dakota State (8-0), late Iowa (6-2) at Purdue (4-4), late Penn State (6-2) at Michigan (7-1), late Notre Dame (8-0) at Northwestern (5-3), lateSOUTHWESTArkansas St. 38, South Alabama 14 Baylor 35, Oklahoma St. 31 Nicholls 41, Houston Baptist 20 Northwestern State (3-5) at Abilene Christian (4-4), late Sam Houston State (5-3) at Incarnate Word (4-4), late Ala. A&M (4-4) at Ark.-Pine Bluff (1-7), late UTEP (0-8) at Rice (1-8), late Kansas State (3-5) at TCU (3-5), late West Virginia (6-1) at Texas (6-2), late Lamar (4-4) at Cent. Arkansas (5-3), late Houston (7-1) at SMU (3-5), late UConn (1-7) at Tulsa (1-7), late Oklahoma (7-1) at Texas Tech (5-3), lateFAR WESTE. Washington 48, N. Colorado 13 Weber St. 26, Sacramento St. 14 Wyoming 24, San Jose St. 9 Montana (4-4) at S. Utah (1-7), late Utah (6-2) at Arizona State (4-4), late Cal Poly (3-5) at Montana State (4-4), late Alcorn St. (7-2) at New Mexico St. (2-7), late N. Arizona (3-5) at UC Davis (7-1), late North Dakota (4-4) at Idaho (3-5), late Idaho State (5-3) at Portland State (4-4), late UCLA (2-6) at Oregon (5-3), late Stanford (5-3) at Washington (6-3), late Southern Cal (4-4) at Oregon State (2-6), late BYU (4-4) at Boise State (6-2), late San Diego State (6-2) at New Mexico (3-5), late Fresno State (7-1) at UNLV (2-6), late California (5-3) at Wash. State (7-1), late Utah State (7-1) at Hawaii (6-4), late ODDSPREGAME.COM LINENATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION TodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG At Milwaukee 10 234 Sacramento At Brooklyn Off Off Philadelphia At Washington 6 228 New York At San Antonio 8 210 Orlando Memphis 3 210 At Phoenix At LA Lakers Off Off TorontoNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE At Ottawa Off Tampa Bay Off At NY Rangers -114 Buffalo +104 At Anaheim -105 Columbus -105NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE SundayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG At Minnesota 7 5 48 Detroit Kansas City 7 7 52 At Cleveland At Baltimore 2 2 47 Pittsburgh At Carolina 5 6 55 Tampa Bay At Miami 3 3 43 NY Jets At Washington 2 2 48 Atlanta Chicago 8 10 37 At Buffalo At Denver +1 1 45 Houston At Seattle 1 Pk 47 LA Chargers LA Rams Pk 2 57 At New Orlns At New England 7 5 56 Green BayMondayat Dallas 3 5 40 Tennessee Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueTEXAS RANGERS „ Named Chris Woodward manager.National LeagueWASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Agreed to terms with RHP Trevor Rosenthal on a one-year contract.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueARIZONA CARDINALS „ Released QB Sam Bradford. Placed OL John Wetzel on injured reserve. CHICAGO BEARS „ Placed OL Kyle Long on injured reserve. Signed RB Taquan Mizzell from the practice squad. DETROIT LIONS „ Activated WR Andy Jones from the PUP list. Waived CB CreVon LeBlanc. MINNESOTA VIKINGS „ Signed WR Chad Beebe. Waived OT Storm Norton.Canadian Football LeagueTORONTO ARGONAUTS „ Fired coach Marc Trestman.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueLOS ANGELES KINGS „ Recalled Fs Michael Amadio and Matt Luff from Ontario (AHL). Assigned F Austin Wagner and D Sean Walker to Ontario. NEW JERSEY DEVILS „ Placed RW Stefan Noesen on injured reserve. Activated RW Drew Stafford from injured reserve.ECHLECHL „ Suspended Idahos Kale Kessy three games and “ned him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Nov. 2 game at Toledo. Suspended Worcesters Kyle McKenzie one game and “ned him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Nov. 2 against Adirondack. Fined Allens David Makowski an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Nov. 2 game against South Carolina. Fined Rapid Citys Michael Turner an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Nov. 2 game at Tulsa.PRO BASKETBALLNBAAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Toronto 8 1 .889 „ Boston 6 2 .750 1 Philadelphia 6 4 .600 2 Brooklyn 3 6 .333 5 New York 3 6 .333 5 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB Charlotte 4 5 .444 „ Miami 3 4 .429 „ Orlando 2 6 .250 1 Atlanta 2 6 .250 1 Washington 1 7 .125 2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB Milwaukee 7 1 .875 „ Indiana 6 3 .667 1 Detroit 4 4 .500 3 Chicago 2 7 .222 5 Cleveland 1 7 .125 6 WESTERN CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB San Antonio 5 2 .714 „ Memphis 5 2 .714 „ New Orleans 4 4 .500 1 Houston 2 5 .286 3 Dallas 2 7 .222 4 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Denver 7 1 .875 „ Portland 6 2 .750 1 Utah 4 4 .500 3 Oklahoma City 4 4 .500 3 Minnesota 4 5 .444 3 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Golden State 9 1 .900 „ Sacramento 6 3 .667 2 L.A. Clippers 5 4 .556 3 L.A. Lakers 3 5 .375 5 Phoenix 1 7 .125 7Fridays GamesL.A. Clippers 120, Orlando 95 Houston 119, Brooklyn 111 Indiana 107, Chicago 105 Oklahoma City 134, Washington 111 New York 118, Dallas 106 Memphis 110, Utah 100 Toronto 107, Phoenix 98 Golden State 116, Minnesota 99Saturdays GamesPhiladelphia 109, Detroit 99 Boston at Indiana, late Cleveland at Charlotte, late Miami at Atlanta, late Houston at Chicago, late New Orleans at San Antonio, late Utah at Denver, late L.A. Lakers at Portland, lateTodays GamesSacramento at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m. New York at Washington, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Brooklyn, 6 p.m. Orlando at San Antonio, 7 p.m. Memphis at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Portland, 9 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.Mondays GamesCleveland at Orlando, 7 p.m. Houston at Indiana, 7 p.m. Miami at Detroit, 7 p.m. Chicago at New York, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Boston at Denver, 9 p.m. Toronto at Utah, 9 p.m. Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.76ERS 109, PISTONS 99DETROIT (99) S.Johnson 1-7 0-0 2, Grif“n 12-21 12-16 38, Drummond 3-8 2-5 8, R.Jackson 2-11 4-6 9, Brown 0-3 0-0 0, Leuer 3-5 0-2 6, Pachulia 3-4 3-4 9, Galloway 4-8 4-4 13, Calderon 1-4 0-0 2, I.Smith 3-10 1-2 8, Robinson III 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 33-83 28-41 99. PHILADELPHIA (109) Covington 2-5 0-0 5, Saric 2-6 0-0 5, Embiid 10-18 18-23 39, Simmons 2-4 5-6 9, Fultz 1-6 2-2 4, Muscala 3-10 6-6 14, Chandler 0-0 0-0 0, A.Johnson 1-3 4-4 6, Shamet 4-7 1-1 11, Redick 3-10 8-9 16. Totals 28-69 44-51 109. DETROIT 24 23 25 27 „ 99 PHILADELPHIA 30 39 16 24 „109 3-Point Goals„Detroit 5-30 (Grif“n 2-7, Galloway 1-3, R.Jackson 1-6, I.Smith 1-6, Leuer 0-1, Drummond 0-1, Calderon 0-2, S.Johnson 0-4), Philadelphia 9-29 (Shamet 2-5, Redick 2-6, Muscala 2-8, Embiid 1-3, Covington 1-3, Saric 1-4). Fouled Out„ None. Rebounds„Detroit 44 (Grif“n 13), Philadelphia 45 (Embiid 17). Assists„Detroit 16 (Grif“n 6), Philadelphia 21 (Simmons 5). Total Fouls„Detroit 32, Philadelphia 31. Technicals„I.Smith, Drummond, Detroit coach Pistons (Delay of game), Embiid, Covington, Philadelphia coach 76ers (Defensive three second). A„20,289 (20,478).PRO HOCKEYNHLAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Tampa Bay 12 8 3 1 17 42 34 Boston 12 7 3 2 16 37 29 Montreal 12 7 3 2 16 40 33 Toronto 13 8 5 0 16 43 39 Buffalo 14 7 5 2 16 42 41 Ottawa 13 5 6 2 12 42 55 Detroit 13 4 7 2 10 34 49 Florida 11 3 5 3 9 34 41 METROPOLITAN DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Pittsburgh 11 6 2 3 15 45 35 N.Y. Islanders 12 7 4 1 15 39 30 Columbus 12 7 5 0 14 43 44 Carolina 13 6 5 2 14 39 38 Washington 11 5 4 2 12 43 43 Philadelphia 13 6 7 0 12 40 50 New Jersey 10 5 4 1 11 34 32 N.Y. Rangers 13 5 7 1 11 35 43 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Nashville 13 10 3 0 20 46 30 Winnipeg 14 8 5 1 17 41 38 Colorado 14 7 4 3 17 52 40 Minnesota 12 7 3 2 16 35 35 Chicago 14 6 5 3 15 43 51 Dallas 12 7 5 0 14 36 31 St. Louis 11 4 4 3 11 41 42 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Vancouver 15 9 6 0 18 47 50 Calgary 14 8 5 1 17 47 47 Edmonton 12 7 4 1 15 36 34 San Jose 13 6 4 3 15 42 40 Arizona 12 7 5 0 14 35 24 Anaheim 14 5 6 3 13 34 40 Vegas 13 5 7 1 11 30 39 Los Angeles 12 3 8 1 7 24 44 2 points for win, 1 point for overtime loss. Top 3 teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Fridays GamesFlorida 4, Winnipeg 2 Vancouver 7, Colorado 6, OT Arizona 4, Carolina 3, OTSaturdays GamesBuffalo 9, Ottawa 2 Edmonton at Detroit, late Tampa Bay at Montreal, late New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, late Toronto at Pittsburgh, late Dallas at Washington, late Minnesota at St. Louis, late Boston at Nashville, late Chicago at Calgary, late Carolina at Vegas, late Columbus at Los Angeles, late Philadelphia at San Jose, lateTodays GamesBuffalo at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Columbus at Anaheim, 9 p.m.Mondays GamesNew Jersey at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Dallas at Boston, 7 p.m. Montreal at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Washington, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Arizona, 9 p.m.SABRES 9, SENATORS 2OTTAWA 0 1 1 „2 BUFFALO 3 4 2 „9 First Period„1, Buffalo, Okposo 4 (Nelson, Sobotka), 5:04. 2, Buffalo, Skinner 8 (Pominville, Eichel), 6:28. 3, Buffalo, Pominville 7 (Skinner, Eichel), 14:25. Penalties„Sobotka, BUF, (holding), 18:13. Second Period„4, Buffalo, Skinner 9 (Reinhart, Mittelstadt), 5:06 (pp). 5, Buffalo, Girgensons 1 (Berglund, Larsson), 5:19. 6, Ottawa, McCormick 1 (Boedker), 6:37. 7, Buffalo, Pominville 8 (Eichel, Dahlin), 7:06. 8, Buffalo, Sheary 4 (Reinhart), 7:48. Penalties„Jaros, OTT, (tripping), 3:21; Dzingel, OTT, (tripping), 12:35. Third Period„9, Buffalo, Berglund 2 (Girgensons, Ristolainen), 5:41. 10, Buffalo, Mittelstadt 2 (Scandella, Sheary), 13:13. 11, Ottawa, Ceci 1 (Stone, Chabot), 14:14. Penalties„Dzingel, OTT, (slashing), 3:11; McCabe, BUF, (slashing), 17:42; White, OTT, (roughing), 17:42. Shots on Goal„Ottawa 8-9-12„29. Buffalo 13-21-7„41. Power -play opportunities„Ottawa 0 of 1; Buffalo 1 of 3. Goalies„Ottawa, McKenna 0-0-0 (31 shots-25 saves), Anderson 5-4-2 (10-7). Buffalo, Ullmark 3-0-1 (29-27). A„17,881 (19,070). T„2:27. Referees„Tom Chmielewski, Jean Hebert. Linesmen„Scott Driscoll, Bryan Pancich.AHLAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Charlotte 10 9 1 0 0 18 39 23 Spring“eld 9 7 0 0 2 16 41 22 WB/Scranton 9 6 2 0 1 13 32 24 Lehigh Valley 10 5 3 1 1 12 40 38 Hershey 12 5 6 0 1 11 29 37 Hartford 12 4 7 1 0 9 37 49 Bridgeport 10 4 5 1 0 9 28 38 Providence 10 3 6 1 0 7 33 35 NORTH DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Rochester 11 7 3 1 0 15 41 34 Cleveland 11 7 3 1 0 15 36 32 Utica 12 5 6 1 0 11 34 42 Binghamton 11 5 5 1 0 11 30 40 Belleville 11 5 6 0 0 10 34 32 Toronto 10 4 4 0 2 10 41 43 Laval 12 4 7 1 0 9 27 31 Syracuse 8 3 5 0 0 6 23 30 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Milwaukee 12 8 1 3 0 19 42 32 Chicago 10 6 3 0 1 13 41 31 Manitoba 10 6 4 0 0 12 26 33 Iowa 8 6 2 0 0 12 36 21 Rockford 10 5 3 1 1 12 31 29 Texas 10 4 4 1 1 10 33 37 Grand Rapids 9 3 5 0 1 7 24 33 San Antonio 11 2 9 0 0 4 20 34 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA San Jose 10 8 1 0 1 17 38 19 Tucson 9 6 2 0 1 13 34 29 Colorado 9 5 2 2 0 12 28 29 Stockton 9 4 4 1 0 9 31 46 San Diego 7 3 2 1 1 8 28 29 Ontario 9 2 4 2 1 7 35 47 Bakers“eld 7 3 4 0 0 6 28 212 points for win, 1 point for OT/shootout lossFridays GamesSyracuse 5, Belleville 4 Iowa 3, Grand Rapids 2, SO Cleveland 7, Toronto 6, SO Charlotte 4, Providence 3 Hershey 4, Rochester 2 Spring“eld 3, Bridgeport 2 Binghamton 4, Lehigh Valley 3, OT WB/Scranton 5, Hartford 3 Utica 3, Laval 1 Manitoba 5, Chicago 4 Rockford 3, Milwaukee 2, OT Colorado 3, Tucson 2 San Jose 3, San Antonio 1Saturdays GamesLaval 2, Utica 1, OT Providence at Charlotte, late Chicago at Manitoba, late Iowa at Rockford, late Spring“eld at Bridgeport, late Rochester at Hershey, late Belleville at Syracuse, late Milwaukee at Grand Rapids, late Binghamton at Lehigh Valley, late Hartford at WB/Scranton, late San Diego at Ontario, late San Antonio at Stockton, late Tucson at Colorado, late Texas at Bakers“eld, lateAUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPAAA TEXAS 500Fridays qualifying for Sundays race at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas(Car number in parentheses)1. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 200.505 mph 2. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 200.230 3. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 199.941 4. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 199.778 5. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 199.527 6. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 199.255 7. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 199.225 8. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 199.086 9. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 199.071 10. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 198.705 11. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 197.954 12. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 197.853 13. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 197.962 14. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 197.925 15. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 197.715 16. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 197.686 17. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 197.592 18. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 197.542 19. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 197.397 20. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 197.383 21. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 197.087 22. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 196.815 23. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 196.728 24. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 196.514 25. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 196.007 26. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 195.327 27. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 195.221 28. (95) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 194.749 29. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 194.475 30. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 194.398 31. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 192.404 32. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 191.843 33. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 191.299 34. (96) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 191.110 35. (23) JJ Yeley, Toyota, 190.268 36. (99) Kyle Weatherman, Chevrolet, 189.221 37. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 188.824 38. (7) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 187.598 39. (51) Joey Gase, Ford, 183.076 40. (97) David Starr, Toyota, 181.305 Failed to qualify 41. (66) Timmy Hill, Toyota, 0.000NASCAR XFINITYOREILLY AUTO PARTS 300Qualifying and race results were not available at press timeGOLFPGA TOURSHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN OPENSaturdays leaders at TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas; Purse: $7 million. Yardage: 7,255; Par: 71 (35-36) SECOND ROUND Peter Uihlein 63-66„129 Robert Streb 65-66„131 Whee Kim 66-65„131 Abraham Ancer 66-66„132 Harold Varner III 65-67„132 Bryson DeChambeau 66-66„132 Kevin Tway 67-66„133 Cameron Champ 69-65„134 Jordan Spieth 66-68„134 Danny Lee 68-66„134 Rickie Fowler 68-67„135 Chris Kirk 69-66„135 Martin Laird 67-68„135 Hudson Swafford 68-67„135 Richy Werenski 70-66„136 Peter Malnati 70-66„136 Gary Woodland 69-67„136 Jhonattan Vegas 71-65„136 Scott Stallings 67-69„136 Denny McCarthy 71-65„136 Seth Reeves 64-72„136 Harris English 71-65„136 D.J. Trahan 68-68„136 Brandon Harkins 70-66„136 Patrick Cantlay 69-67„136 Chesson Hadley 69-67„136 Si Woo Kim 66-70„136 J.J. Spaun 67-69„136 Ryan Palmer 71-65„136 Jos de Jess Rodrguez 67-69„136 Graeme McDowell 70-67„137 Vaughn Taylor 68-69„137 Kevin Streelman 70-67„137 Sam Ryder 66-71„137 Patrick Rodgers 69-68„137 Joaquin Niemann 69-68„137 Troy Merritt 72-65„137 Webb Simpson 68-69„137 Matt Kuchar 68-69„137 Tony Finau 69-68„137 Sungjae Im 72-65„137 George Cunningham 70-67„137 Lucas Glover 67-70„137 Davis Love III 70-67„137 Scott Piercy 69-68„137 Beau Hossler 69-68„137 Anders Albertson 72-65„137 Roberto Castro 70-67„137 James Hahn 68-70„138 Nick Watney 70-68„138 Ryan Moore 73-65„138 Joel Dahmen 71-67„138 Bud Cauley 72-66„138 Kramer Hickok 66-72„138 Jason Kokrak 71-67„138 Chris Stroud 69-69„138 Wes Roach 71-67„138 Sebastin Muoz 66-72„138 Roberto Daz 69-69„138 Cameron Davis 70-68„138 Matt Jones 68-71„139 Nick Taylor 72-67„139 Kelly Kraft 70-69„139 Ryan Blaum 69-70„139 Wyndham Clark 67-72„139 John Senden 69-70„139 Dominic Bozzelli 70-69„139 Alex Prugh 68-71„139 Aaron Wise 72-67„139 Brian Gay 74-65„139 Satoshi Kodaira 71-68„139 Rod Pampling 69-70„139 Ollie Schniederjans 69-70„139 Kyle Jones 71-68„139 MISSED THE CUT Mackenzie Hughes 71-69„140 J.T. Poston 69-71„140 Sung Kang 69-71„140 Adam Schenk 73-67„140 Dylan Meyer 73-67„140 Josh Teater 70-70„140 Curtis Luck 70-70„140 Steve Marino 70-70„140 Anirban Lahiri 70-70„140 Scott Brown 69-71„140 Doug Ghim 72-68„140 Scott Langley 70-71„141 Russell Henley 75-66„141 Jason Dufner 68-73„141 Kristoffer Ventura 72-69„141 Adam Svensson 71-70„141 Roger Sloan 73-68„141 Shawn Stefani 73-68„141 Wesley Bryan 72-69„141 Cody Gribble 71-70„141 Sangmoon Bae 73-68„141 Kevin Dougherty 68-73„141 Kyoung-Hoon Lee 71-70„141 Michael Kim 70-72„142 Brice Garnett 72-70„142 Chase Wright 70-72„142 Max Homa 71-71„142 Stephan Jaeger 72-70„142 Brandon Hagy 70-72„142 Kevin Stadler 71-72„143 Kevin Na 69-74„143 Brendan Steele 72-71„143 Bronson Burgoon 72-71„143 Rob Oppenheim 73-70„143 Corey Conners 74-69„143 Alex Cejka 72-71„143 Austin Cook 71-72„143 Jim Furyk 71-72„143 Freddie Jacobson 73-70„143 Martin Trainer 72-71„143 Jonas Blixt 71-73„144 John Chin 73-71„144 Cole Nygren 76-68„144 Carlos Ortiz 75-69„144 Nick Hardy 75-69„144 Shintaro Ban 76-68„144 Trey Mullinax 74-71„145 Hunter Mahan 73-72„145 John Huh 74-72„146 Brian Stuard 76-70„146 Grayson Murray 73-73„146 Rory Sabbatini 70-77„147 Sam Burns 76-71„147 Kenny Perry 73-74„147 Tom Hoge 74-74„148 Seamus Power 75-75„150 Tyler Duncan 73-80„153 Preston Otte 85-79„164EUROPEAN TOURTURKISH AIRLINES OPENSaturdays leaders at Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort, Antalya, Turkey. Purse: $7 million. Yardage: 7,159; Par: 71 (34-37) THIRD ROUND Haotong Li, China 66-67-63„196 Alexander Levy, France 67-66-66„199 Justin Rose, England 65-65-69„199 Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark 65-67-68„200 Danny Willett, England 67-65-69„201 Sam Hors“eld, England 66-67-68„201 Thomas Aiken, South Africa 71-65-66„202 Tommy Fleetwood, England 68-66-68„202 Tom Lewis, England 69-63-71„203 Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Thailand 66-70-67„203 Lucas Bjerregaad, Denmark 70-67-66„203 Jason Scrivener, Australia 67-67-70„204 Adrian Otaegui, Spain 68-65-71„204 Martin Kaymer, Germany 66-69-69„204 Darren Fichardt, South Africa 68-68-68„204 Paul Dunne, Ireland 64-71-69„204 Thomas Detry, Belgium 66-70-68„204 ALSO Julian Suri, United States 67-68-70„205 Padraig Harrington, Ireland 65-70-71„206LPGA TOURTOTO JAPAN CLASSICSaturdays leaders at Seta Golf Course, Shiga, Japan. Purse: $1.5 million; Yardage: 6,659; Par: 72 (36-36) SECOND ROUND Minjee Lee 67-64„131 Sakura Koiwai 68-66„134 Jiyai Shin 66-69„135 Nasa Hataoka 66-69„135 Jae-Eun Chung 71-65„136 Hee-Kyung Bae 69-67„136 Momoko Ueda 69-67„136 Carlota Ciganda 68-68„136 Saki Nagamine 68-68„136 In-Kyung Kim 66-70„136 Amy Yang 70-67„137 Ji-Hee Lee 69-68„137 Jennifer Song 71-67„138 Charley Hull 69-69„138 Lexi Thompson 69-69„138 Teresa Lu 68-70„138 So Yeon Ryu 65-73„138 Nelly Korda 70-69„139 Mo Martin 69-70„139 Lizette Salas 68-71„139 Jin Young Ko 68-71„139 Pernilla Lindberg 71-69„140 Shanshan Feng 69-71„140 Mami Fukuda 69-71„140 Chae-Young Yoon 74-67„141 Mamiko Higa 73-68„141 Ah-Reum Hwang 72-69„141 Yu Liu 72-69„141 Megan Khang 71-70„141 Angela Stanford 71-70„141 Shoko Sasaki 70-71„141 Ariya Jutanugarn 70-71„141 Hina Arakaki 69-72„141 Brooke M. Henderson 69-72„141 Angel Yin 68-73„141 Sei Young Kim 67-74„141 Lindy Duncan 73-69„142 Anna Nordqvist 72-70„142 Miki Sakai 71-71„142 Marina Alex 71-71„142 In Gee Chun 71-71„142 Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu 71-71„142 Eri Okay ama 71-71„142 Serena Aoki 70-72„142 Jacqui Concolino 70-72„142 Danielle Kang 69-73„142 Jenny Shin 68-74„142 Ai Suzuki 73-70„143 Rei Matsuda 72-71„143 Phoebe Yao 72-71„143 Rumi Yoshiba 71-72„143 Mi-Jeong Jeon 71-72„143 Sandra Gal 71-72„143 Eun-Hee Ji 71-72„143 Hyo Joo Kim 71-72„143 Caroline Masson 70-73„143 Sun-Ju Ahn 70-73„143 Brittany Altomare 75-69„144 Azahara Munoz 74-70„144 Asako Fujimoto 72-72„144 Sarah Jane Smith 72-72„144 Minami Katsu 72-72„144 Kana Nagai 69-75„144 Chie Arimura 74-71„145 Wei-Ling Hsu 73-72„145 Thidapa Suwannapura 73-72„145 Erika Kikuchi 71-74„145 Annie Park 71-74„145 Min-Young Lee 73-73„146 Emma Talley 72-74„146 Kaori Ohe 69-77„146 Lala Anai 74-73„147 Lydia Ko 73-74„147 Misuzu Narita 72-75„147 Hiroko Azuma 74-74„148 Mayu Hamada 73-75„148 Ryann OToole 72-76„148 Pornanong Phatlum 77-75„152COLLEGE BASKETBALLMENS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 POLLThe top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason 2018-19 mens college basketball poll, with “rst-place votes in parentheses, “nal 2016-17 records, total points based on 25 points for a “rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last years “nal ranking: RECORD PTS. LYR 1. Kansas (37) 31-8 1,581 4 2. Kentucky (19) 26-11 1,529 18 3. Gonzaga (1) 32-5 1,461 8 4. Duke (4) 29-8 1,452 9 5. Virginia (2) 31-3 1,286 1 6. Tennessee (1) 26-9 1,268 13 7. Nevada 29-8 1,230 24 8. North Carolina 26-11 1,221 10 9. Villanova (1) 36-4 1,085 2 10. Michigan State 30-5 1,024 5 11. Auburn 26-8 974 19 12. Kansas State 25-12 922 „ 13. West Virginia 26-11 678 15 14. Oregon 23-13 638 „ 15. Virginia Tech 21-12 630 „ 16. Syracuse 23-14 620 „ 17. Florida State 23-12 530 „ 18. Mississippi State 25-12 451 „ 19. Michigan 33-8 437 7 20. Texas Christian 21-12 311 „ 21. UCLA 21-12 297 „ 22. Clemson 25-10 268 20 23. Louisiana State 18-15 187 „ 24. Purdue 30-7 170 11 25. Washington 21-13 165 „ Others receiving votes: Loyola of Chicago 162, Marquette 124, Indiana 98, Florida 71, Nebraska 35, Maryland 28, Wisconsin 24, Notre Dame 22, Cincinnati 21, UCF 15, Alabama 15, Arizona 14, Buffalo 14, Louisville 11, Miami 10, San Diego State 9, Texas Tech 6, Southern Cal 6, Butler 6, Texas 5, St. Johns 3, Arizona State 3, Providence 2, Xavier 2, Davidson 1, Missouri 1, Marshall 1, NC State 1.THE AP TOP 25 MENS SCHEDULEAll times EasternTuesdayNo. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Michigan State at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 7 p.m. No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 4 Duke at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 9:30 p.m. No. 3 Gonzaga vs. Idaho State, 9 p.m. No. 5 Virginia vs. Towson, 7 p.m. No. 6 Tennessee vs. Lenoir-Rhyne, 7 p.m. No. 7 Nevada vs. BYU, 11 p.m.

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Page 6 SP www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018By JOEY KNIGHTTAMPA BAY TIMESTAMPA „ A collection of casualties and injuries forced USF to piece together a starting lineup on an otherwise glorious afternoon Saturday. But the Bulls most signi“cant ailments call for far more than a Band-Aid “x. Its performance „ or lack thereof „ against sub-.500 foe Tulane made that vivid. On a day bereft of humidity, the Bulls (7-2, 3-2) seemed mostly absent as well. Besieged again by porous run defense, predictable offensive play selection and overall lethargy, the Bulls let the Green Wave score 34 unanswered points in a 41-15 defeat. Throw in last weekends 57-36 loss at Houston, and the Bulls have surrendered 98 total points in their last two games, a program record for back-to-back contests. Saturdays loss, for all practical (if not mathematical) intents, eliminated USF from contention in the American Athletic Conferences East Division, and ruined any remote aspiration for a New Years Six bowl appearance. The only thing the Bulls clinched was another appearance in a low-tier December bowl game. USF played without starting middle linebacker Nico Sawtelle (shoulder), tight end Mitch Wilcox (ankle), defensive tackle Kevin Kegler (unspeci“ed) and safety Mekhi LaPointe (unspeci“ed). Top tackler Khalid McGee also was held out, presumably for shoving an assistant coach on the sideline in last weeks loss at Houston. The announced Raymond James Stadium crowd of 31,388, a hearty chunk of which left early in the third quarter, was to left to speculate about how many of the other Bulls showed up. Tulane (4-5, 2-3), which has lost to the likes of UAB, Wake Forest and SMU, gashed the Bulls for 364 rushing yards, becoming the “fth USF opponent this season to collect 220 or more yards on the ground. Green Wave backs Corey Dauphine and Darius Bradwell “nished with 120 and 134, respectively, both single-handedly out-rushing USF (94). And seven days after repeatedly getting torched by the deep ball at Houston, the Bulls again proved susceptible against a team that “nished with 61 passing yards. The breakdown occurred when left-hander Justin McMillan scrambled from a collapsed pocket and ”ung a down“eld 50-50 ball to Darnell Mooney, who caught it over safety Nick Roberts for a 39-yard gain at USFs 3. That set up a Green Wave “eld goal. Less than “ve minutes later, Bulls freshman Johnny Ford mishandled a punt and fumbled, setting up Dauphines 21-yard scoring run two plays later that gave the Green Wave a 24-3 lead. Dauphine had 110 yards and two touchdowns on only 12 carries at halftime, nearly out-gaining the Bulls (126) by himself to that point. Unable to develop any sort of rhythm, USF went 0-for-6 on third down in the “rst half. Then, the mediocrity gave way to madcap. On the Bulls second offensive possession of the second half, veteran receiver Darnell Salomon hauled in a down“eld pass from Blake Barnett, but had it knocked loose by safety Tirise Barge. P.J. Hall scooped it up and returned it 17 yards to the Bulls 45. On the next Bulls possession, a Barnett throw intended for Salomon was de”ected and picked by linebacker Zachery Harris. The next play, Bradwell scored on a 73-yard run after the second, giving Tulane a 34-3 lead. By that point, it was all academic. Speaking of academics, USF still has that preeminent status and membership in the revered Phi Beta Kappa national honor society about which to gloat. Today, its football team certainly is nothing to brag about. Contact Joey Knight at jknight@tampabay.com. Follow @TBTimes_Bulls.USF falters against another conference foe TAMPA BAY TIMESThe look says it all for these USF players, as Tulane dominates from the start Saturday. By PETE IACOBELLIAP SPORTS WRITERCLEMSON, S.C. „ Travis Etienne rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns and 350-pound defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence add a 2-yard TD burst as No. 2 Clemson buried Louisville 77-16 on Saturday. The Tigers (6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 2 CFP) improved to 9-0 for the third time in four seasons and can wrap up their fourth ACC Atlantic Division title next week at Boston College. Trevor Lawrence threw a pair of early touchdowns for Clemson. Etienne went over the 1,000-yard rushing mark and scored his ACC-leading 15th touchdown. Tavien Feaster added 101 yards rushing for the Tigers. Freshman Lyn-J Dixon ran for 116 yards, the second time this season Clemson has had three runners with 100 or more yards. They “nished with a season high 492 yards rushing. Etienne and Feaster put Clemson up 14-0 less than three minutes into the game and the Tigers never let up on Louisville (2-7, 0-6). Linebacker Isaiah Simmons had a pick-six, the Tigers collected “ve sacks, coach Dabo Swinneys eldest son Will caught a TD pass and even Big Dex,Ž a junior defensive tackle projected as a cant-miss, NFL “rst rounder got in on the fun in the Tigers Fridge Package.Ž A week ago, Dexter Lawrence led the way for fellow lineman Christian Wilkins to score as a tailback. This time, Trevor Lawrence handed off to Dexter Lawrence as the upback who then bulled his way across the goal. Clemsons players erupted with joy with Wilkins hoisting the massive Lawrence into the air. Etienne got the Tigers off to a fast start with a 10-yard scoring run just 75 seconds in and Feaster followed with a 70-yard TD run on the “rst play of Clemsons next series. Louisville never had a chance after that. It lost its sixth straight game, its longest losing streak since dropping 10 in a row between the 1997 and 1998 seasons. Clemson is on a major roll the past month, outscoring its past four opponents 240-36. The wins included turning an undefeated showdown with North Carolina State into a 41-7 rout two weeks ago before scoring the most points ever by an opponent at Florida States Doak S. Campbell Stadium in a 59-10 win.THE TAKEAWAYLouisville: The Cardinals look like theyre playing out the string under coach Bobby Petrino and have a dif“cult “nishing stretch with games at Syracuse, and home contests with North Carolina State and Kentucky left. Clemson: The Tigers should “nally face their “rst real test since rallying past Syracuse 27-23 back in September when they play at Boston College. A dif“cult road game could certainly challenge the poise of a young quarterback like Trevor Lawrence.VERY SNAPPYClemson left tackle Mitch Hyatt set a program record in the second quarter when he played his 3,362 snap for the Tigers. He surpassed former Clemson center Dalton Freeman, who played 3,361 snaps from 2009-12.UP NEXTLouisville wraps up its away schedule at Syracuse next Saturday night. Clemson plays its “nal regular-season road game at Boston College on Saturday.No. 2 Clemson keeps rolling with 77-16 win over Louisville AP PHOTOClemsons Isaiah Simmons celebrates after returning an interception for a touchdown during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game against Louisville, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. By STEVE MEGARGEEAP SPORTS WRITERLEXINGTON, Ky. „ DAndre Swift ran for a career-high 156 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries against Kentuckys vaunted defense and No. 6 Georgia beat the No. 11 Wildcats 34-17 on Saturday to wrap up its second straight Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title. Swift had an 83-yard breakaway in the third quarter that gave Georgia (8-1, 6-1, No. 6 College Football Playoff) a 28-3 lead. He also had a nifty 20-yard scoring run in the second period when the game was close. Elijah Holy“eld ran for a career-high 115 yards on 18 carries, scoring on a 4-yarder in the third quarter. Georgia rushed for a season-high 331 yards to earn a spot in the SEC championship game Dec. 1 in Atlanta. Its huge,Ž Georgia coach Kirby Smart said. Its not been easy. Its never easy. People I think sometimes get spoiled when you win. These are good programs. These are good teams. Give our kids a lot of credit because their backs were against the wall kind of two weeks in a row and they came out “ghting. They came out scratching and clawing.Ž Kentucky (7-2, 5-2, No. 9 CFP) has never reached the SEC championship game, which has been played every year since 1992. They beat us in all phases,Ž Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said. They really played a good football game. Theres many things we will take from this. Well learn an awful lot.Ž Kentucky entered the weekend with the nations top scoring defense and hadnt allowed anyone to exceed 20 points all year, but it couldnt slow down Georgias tandem of Swift and Holy“eld. Before Saturdays game, the only player to rush for as many as 75 yards against Kentucky was Texas A&Ms Trayveon Williams, who ran for 138 yards in a 2014 overtime victory over the Wildcats. Swift and Holy“eld were both over the 100-yard mark by the end of the third quarter. Kentucky dominated time of possession through the first 1 1/2 quarters, but still trailed 7-3. Thats when Swift started to give the Bulldogs some breathing room. With Georgia facing second-and-17, Swift made a move around a defender at the line of scrimmage, made another move between two Wildcats about five yards downfield and shed a tackle inside the 5 to complete a remarkable 20-yard touchdown run. Swifts touchdown gave Georgia a 14-3 late in the second quarter. Georgia fumbled away a scoring opportunity late in the first half but got the ball to open the second half and extended the lead to 21-3 on Holyfields touchdown. On Georgias next series, Smith raced through a big hole on the left side of the line and didnt appear to get touched on his 87-yard sprint to the end zone. Before that play, Kentucky hadnt allowed a run from scrimmage longer than 34 yards all season.No. 6 Georgia tops No. 11 Kentucky 34-17 to clinch SEC East COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 6 Georgia 34, No. 11 Kentucky 17 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 2 Clemson 77, Louisville 16 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Tulane 41, USF 15

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The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 7By JOHN ZENORAP SPORTS WRITERAUBURN, Ala. „ Seth Williams caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from Jarrett Stidham with 1:41 left and Auburn rallied to beat No. 25 Texas A&M 28-24 on Saturday. The Tigers (6-3, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) sputtered early on offense but “nished with a 14-point outburst over the “nal 5:14 and the defense came up with big stops. Stidham delivered big on both “nal drives. Kellen Mond and the Aggies (5-4, 3-3) pushed the ball into Auburn territory on their “nal drive, converting a fourth-and-5. Then a holding call pushed them back across mid“eld and Monds desperation pass into the end zone was incomplete. Of“cials put one second back on the clock but Mond was sacked by Nick Coe on the “nal play. The Tigers, who had plummeted from a No. 8 ranking, had trailed 24-14 before staging the rally. Stidham started the “nal drive with a 47-yard pass to Ryan Davis, who spun away from defenders and raced down“eld. Then came Williams second touchdown catch in the back left corner of the end zone. Auburn had gotten new life with an interception by Noah Igbinoghene. Stidham led the Tigers down the “eld and completed two straight sideline passes to Darius Slayton to set up Chandler Coxs 1-yard touchdown run, making it 24-21. The defense held again and Christian Tutt returned a punt to the 42. Stidham completed 18 of 29 passes for 239 yards. Darius Slayton had eight catches for 107 yards. Auburn won despite running for just 19 yards on 21 carries. It was the fewest since gaining 18 against Mississippi State in 2000. Trayveon Williams ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns for Texas A&M. He caught “ve passes for 75 yards and a third score.THE TAKEAWAYTexas A&M: Didnt complete a pass until the “nal play of the “rst quarter, with Auburn unable to stop the run. Dropped its second straight game. Auburn: Fought back to avoid a tough loss. The Tigers running game still isnt producing, netting minus 14 yards in the “rst quarter. Will need to beat either No. 6 Georgia or top-ranked Alabama for a winning regular-season record.UP NEXTAuburn visits No. 6 Georgia after upsetting the Bulldogs last season before losing to them in the SEC championship game. Texas A&M hosts Mississippi to start a closing three-game home stand.Stidham-to-Williams lifts Auburn past Texas A&M AP PHOTOAuburn tight end Sal Cannella (80) makes a catch for a touchdown against Texas A&M during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Auburn, Ala. By MITCH STACYAP SPORTS WRITERCOLUMBUS, Ohio „ J.K. Dobbins ran for three touchdowns and Dwayne Haskins Jr. passed for two more as No. 8 Ohio State rallied in the second half and held off Nebraska 36-31 Saturday. After Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to JD Spielman to pull within “ve with 3 minutes left, Dobbins pounded away for two “rst downs to run out the clock. Before the late Nebraska score, Dobbins broke through the right side and romped for a 42yard touchdown with 5 minutes left to give Ohio State (8-1, 5-1 Big Ten, No. 10 CFP) breathing room. The Buckeyes much-maligned running game and defense “nally showed up in the second half. Dobbins rushed for a season-high 163 yards „ only his second 100yard game this season. Running back Mike Weber added 91 yards on the ground. Down 21-16 at half after the Cornhuskers (2-7, 1-5) turned two Ohio State fumbles into touchdown drives, the Buckeyes forced “ve straight punts and held Nebraska to a “eld goal when a drive stalled at the 1. Dobbins broke off his run between the center and right guard to cap the next series. Haskins fumbled twice and didnt look sharp at times but nevertheless threw for 231 yards, with a long touchdown pass to Johnnie Dixon and a shovel pass that Parris Campbell turned into a score. He also threw an interception. Nebraska freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez bested Haskins, who was in the Heisman Trophy conversation a month ago. Martinez threw for 266 yards and touchdown and rushed for two more. THE TAKEAWAYNebraska: The Huskers are a different team than the one that got out to an 0-6 start, with Martinez and running back Devine Ozigbo pushing Ohio State hard. Martinez continues to improve. Ohio State: The Buckeyes managed to break out after struggling in recent games, particularly in the 40-29 upset loss at Purdue on Oct. 20. UP NEXT:Nebraska: hosts Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 10. Ohio State: visits Michigan State on Nov. 10.No. 8 Ohio State rallies to beat Nebraska 36-31 AP PHOTOOhio State defensive back Jordan Fuller tackles Nebraska tight end Kurt Rafdal during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Fuller was ejected from the game for a targeting penalty on the play. the exits. Lock and Missouri also torched Florida last year, winning 45-16 just days after the team parted ways with coach Jim McElwain. The Gators went into that one with an array of emotions. They had no excuses this time around. But Florida, which was eliminated from the SEC East race with a 36-17 loss against Georgia last week, came out ”at and didnt “nd a spark until it was too late. Lock had a lot to do with the lopsided affair, showing why hes considered a top NFL talent. His 41-yard throw to Hall down the sideline was perfect, setting up a touchdown run in which Lock held the defensive end before pitching the ball. And his TD throw to Okwuegbunam came after a pre-snap read and adjustment. Lock got plenty of help from his experienced offensive line and running backs. Damarea Crockett ran for 114 yards and a touchdown, and Larry Roundtree added 72 yards and a score. Roundtree scored three times against the Gators in 2017. Lock completed 15 of 20 passes for 228 yards and three TDs in that one. He hadnt been nearly as good against the SEC this season, completing 50 percent of his passes for 732 yards, with one touchdown and “ve interceptions, against Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Kentucky.THE TAKEAWAYMissouri: The Tigers beat Florida for the fourth time in the last six meetings, including twice on homecoming. All six have been blowouts, with Floridas 21-3 victory in 2015 being the closest contest. Florida: The Gators opened a three-game homestand with a dud and looked lost on both sides of the ball, ending with the worst loss in Dan Mullens “rst year. POLL IMPLICATIONSFlorida could drop out of the Top 25 poll after backto-back lopsided losses to Georgia and Missouri.KEY INJURIESMizzou ruled out Okwuegbunam after halftime because of a bruised right shoulder. The Tigers also ruled out backup running back Tyler Badie because of a sprained right foot. ... Florida receiver Freddie Swain was helped off the “eld at halftime but returned after the break.UP NEXTMissouri: Hosts Vanderbilt with a chance to become bowl eligible. Florida: Continues a three-game homestand against South Carolina.FLORIDAFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOFlorida head coach Dan Mullen, right, reacts on the sideline during the “rst half of Saturdays game. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Auburn 28, No. 25 Texas A&M 24 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 8 Ohio State 36, Nebraska 31freshman “nished with only 42 yards. Gallaspy ran 21 times for a career-high 106 yards. The return of right tackle Justin Witt, who also missed the Syracuse loss, helped, too. Quarterback Ryan Finley completed 21 of 27 passes for 240 yards with three touchdowns and was not sacked. FSU entered the game ranked in the top 20 nationally in sacks but couldnt get to Finley. An 8-yard touchdown pass from Finley to receiver Kelvin Harmon gave the Wolfpack a 17-0 lead at 11:33 in the second quarter. There were still holes in the Wolfpack secondary. N.C. State, which entered the game at No. 126 in the country in pass defense, gave up two 75-yard scoring drives to FSU in the “rst half. Sophomore quarterback James Blackman, in his “rst start of the season, connected with receiver Tamorrion Terry on a 35-yard pass to cut N.C. States lead to 17-7. Blackman also hit running back Cam Akers right before the half on an 8-yard touchdown to cut N.C. States lead to 27-14. Blackman “nished with 421 yards and four touchdowns but it wasnt enough to offset FSUs problems on defense and with penalties.FSUFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOFlorida State head coach Willie Taggart directs his players during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018.

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Page 8 SP www.yoursun.com The Sun | Sunday, November 4, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA shower and t-storm around Rather cloudy and humidHIGH 86 LOW 7170% chance of rain 25% chance of rainWarm with a blend of sun and clouds87 / 7020% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREPartly sunny, warm and humid86 / 7015% chance of rain TUESDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm in the afternoon87 / 7055% chance of rain WEDNESDAYPartly sunny with a thunderstorm possible86 / 6830% chance of rain FRIDAYPartly sunny, a t-storm possible; warm88 / 7030% chance of rain THURSDAY 0 1 1 2 1 0 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent absent 050100150200300500 450-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : scgov.net 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the AccuWeather.com 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 VENICE697790938685Air 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. 0.18Ž Month to date 0.18Ž Normal month to date 0.21Ž Year to date 59.06Ž Normal year to date 47.17Ž Record 1.50Ž (1976) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.23Ž Month to date 0.23Ž Normal month to date 0.22Ž Year to date 40.56Ž Normal year to date 46.56Ž Record 1.50Ž (1976) High/Low 76/65 Normal High/Low 84/62 Record High 90 (2015) Record Low 44 (2014) High/Low 72/62 High/Low 75/64 Normal High/Low 81/62 Record High 88 (1995) Record Low 44 (2014)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. 9.80 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 12.37 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 7.58 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.60 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.18 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 59.06 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 73 68 c 78 72 pc Bradenton 84 71 t 85 71 pc Clearwater 82 73 t 83 72 pc Coral Springs 86 75 sh 87 74 pc Daytona Beach 80 70 t 82 67 pc Fort Lauderdale 85 75 sh 85 75 pc Fort Myers 86 70 t 87 67 pc Gainesville 80 67 t 80 67 pc Jacksonville 78 66 t 79 67 pc Key Largo 84 76 sh 84 78 s Key West 86 78 c 86 77 pc Lakeland 83 70 t 84 71 pc Melbourne 84 73 t 85 71 pc Miami 85 75 sh 86 75 sh Naples 86 69 c 87 69 sh Ocala 81 68 t 83 67 pc Okeechobee 84 69 t 85 68 pc Orlando 82 70 t 85 68 pc Panama City 75 66 pc 78 71 pc Pensacola 73 66 pc 79 69 t Pompano Beach 85 77 sh 86 76 sh St. Augustine 78 68 t 79 69 pc St. Petersburg 83 70 t 84 70 pc Sarasota 84 68 t 84 68 pc Tallahassee 72 61 c 78 67 pc Tampa 83 70 t 85 70 pc Vero Beach 84 71 t 85 70 pc West Palm Beach 85 72 sh 86 72 pc Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 1:37a 6:58a 12:49p 7:10p Mon. 1:00a 7:48a 1:49p 7:42p Today 12:14a 5:14a 11:26a 5:26p Mon. 12:26p 6:04a 11:58p 5:58p Today 10:11a 3:48a 10:30p 3:55p Mon. 11:11a 4:41a 10:57p 4:30p Today 1:09a 7:27a 1:21p 7:39p Mon. 1:32a 8:17a 2:21p 8:11p Today 9:41a 3:53a 9:52p 4:05p Mon. 10:41a 4:43a 10:13p 4:37p ESE 7-14 1-2 Light E 8-16 1-3 LightFt. Myers 86/70 storms all day Punta Gorda 86/69 storms all day Sarasota 84/68 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 TABLENew Nov 7 First Nov 15 Full Nov 23 Last Nov 29 Today 3:31 a.m. 4:07 p.m. Monday 4:32 a.m. 4:45 p.m. Today 6:40 a.m. 5:43 p.m. Monday 6:41 a.m. 5:43 p.m. Today 3:27a 9:40a 3:52p 10:05p Mon. 3:11a 9:23a 3:35p 9:48p Tue. 3:55a 10:08a 4:20p 10:32p Monterrey 84/61 Chihuahua 79/49 Los Angeles 84/58 Washington 59/48 New York 53/46 Miami 85/75 Atlanta 66/54 Detroit 53/47 Houston 75/61 Kansas City 52/40 Chicago 54/43 Minneapolis 42/35 El Paso 72/52 Denver 54/35 Billings 51/37 San Francisco 69/53 Seattle 58/48 Toronto 44/40 Montreal 41/31 Winnipeg 43/28 Ottawa 41/30 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: 11/4/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 61 44 pc 64 39 pc Anchorage 32 19 s 31 20 s Atlanta 66 54 s 67 62 c Baltimore 57 44 pc 60 52 r Billings 51 37 sh 46 27 sh Birmingham 69 57 pc 73 64 c Boise 54 35 r 52 33 c Boston 53 42 pc 55 49 c Buffalo 49 41 pc 56 50 sh Burlington, VT 44 34 pc 48 44 c Charleston, WV 63 50 pc 68 56 c Charlotte 65 52 s 66 59 c Chicago 54 43 r 53 45 c Cincinnati 62 50 c 63 56 c Cleveland 56 47 pc 59 52 c Columbia, SC 70 55 s 73 62 c Columbus, OH 59 50 pc 62 55 c Concord, NH 49 27 pc 47 39 c Dallas 67 54 pc 80 52 c Denver 54 35 pc 54 28 pc Des Moines 48 37 r 51 39 r Detroit 53 47 c 56 48 c Duluth 42 34 sn 42 35 c Fairbanks 12 -5 s 10 -3 s Fargo 45 28 c 45 27 c Hartford 54 33 s 53 44 c Helena 50 36 r 45 28 sn Honolulu 85 74 pc 85 73 pc Houston 75 61 t 84 69 pc Indianapolis 59 45 r 58 53 c Jackson, MS 67 55 t 77 63 c Kansas City 52 40 c 53 41 r Knoxville 66 49 pc 66 59 c Las Vegas 79 58 pc 79 57 s Los Angeles 84 58 s 77 59 s Louisville 65 53 pc 66 59 c Memphis 60 50 r 70 54 t Milwaukee 53 44 r 52 44 c Minneapolis 42 35 r 49 37 c Montgomery 72 57 s 76 68 pc Nashville 64 53 c 69 60 c New Orleans 79 67 t 82 70 pc New York City 53 46 s 55 52 r Norfolk, VA 62 58 s 72 58 r Oklahoma City 61 49 pc 69 41 c Omaha 50 37 c 51 35 r Philadelphia 56 44 s 59 55 r Phoenix 83 59 pc 83 60 s Pittsburgh 55 44 pc 61 52 sh Portland, ME 49 32 pc 49 43 c Portland, OR 62 49 r 58 46 c Providence 54 36 pc 54 47 c Raleigh 63 53 s 67 58 r Salt Lake City 54 39 sh 51 32 pc St. Louis 59 42 r 58 48 r San Antonio 73 58 pc 80 60 pc San Diego 76 60 s 73 60 s San Francisco 69 53 pc 70 50 s Seattle 58 48 r 56 46 c Washington, DC 59 48 pc 63 56 r Amsterdam 51 43 pc 56 46 pc Baghdad 66 58 r 72 57 sh Beijing 56 36 r 52 32 c Berlin 54 45 s 61 47 pc Buenos Aires 79 59 pc 79 57 pc Cairo 82 63 s 78 63 s Calgary 50 25 r 33 19 c Cancun 86 75 t 86 75 pc Dublin 55 47 c 53 46 r Edmonton 39 16 i 26 6 pc Halifax 49 35 s 45 41 pc Kiev 58 42 pc 53 37 s London 56 45 r 61 50 pc Madrid 62 48 pc 54 42 r Mexico City 66 52 pc 72 51 pc Montreal 41 31 pc 46 40 c Ottawa 41 30 pc 45 39 c Paris 55 46 pc 64 51 pc Regina 44 28 sn 36 15 c Rio de Janeiro 82 72 t 77 69 c Rome 68 59 r 67 57 t St. Johns 51 33 pc 41 31 pc San Juan 85 78 sh 87 76 sh Sydney 78 66 c 83 71 c Tokyo 69 61 c 71 63 sh Toronto 44 40 c 52 45 sh Vancouver 55 43 c 54 42 pc Winnipeg 43 28 pc 42 29 pcHigh ..................... 83 at Key West, FLLow ......................... 18 at Aitkin, MN(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)75A cold wave on Nov. 4, 1991, sent the temperatures to 3 below zero in Minneapolis, Minn., the earliest ever there. Q: What solar blemishes are believed to cause weather cycles?A: Sun spots Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 86/71 85/70 86/70 86/70 84/71 80/70 85/70 84/69 85/70 83/70 84/71 84/74 84/71 86/70 85/70 86/69 86/70 86/70 86/70 83/70 84/71 84/70 84/70 83/70 84/70 83/72 84/72 84/71 85/70 84/71 84/71 83/69 84/68 82/73 83/74 86/71 86/71 86/71Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018 By JENNA FRYERAP AUTO RACING WRITERMari Hulman George, the quiet pioneerŽ of auto racing who ordered drivers to start their engines and was instrumental in the expansion of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died Saturday. She was 83. Hulman George, the speedways chairman of the board emeritus, died in Indianapolis with her family at her side, the speedway said in a statement. Our mother was such a unique, wonderful person. She loved her family, friends, auto racing and animals with equal passion,Ž said Tony George, current chairman of IMS. She was a quiet pioneer in so many ways, from owning a race team in the 1950s and 1960s to overseeing a period of tremendous growth and evolution while chairman of the board at IMS.Ž Hulman George was IMS chairman from 1988 through 2016. Her father, Anton TonyŽ Hulman Jr., purchased the speedway in 1945 and saved it from demolition after World War II. Racing and the facility became a staple of Mari Hulman Georges life. Indianapolis fans recognized Hulman George as the individual who gave the command to start engines for the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 from the late 1990s until 2015. She was known by millions as the woman who gave the command to start engines for the Indianapolis 500 and other events at the Speedway, but her true legacy will be the generous and kind philanthropy she learned from her parents,Ž George said. That compassion and desire to help people and animals every day are the true hallmarks of her incredible life.Ž Hulman George was immersed in auto racing and became friends with many drivers during her teenage and early adult years. She joined with longtime family friend Roger Wolcott to form the HOW racing team, which “elded American Automobile Association (AAA) and United States Auto Club (USAC) Sprint and National Championship cars for several drivers, including Jerry Hoyt, Eddie Sachs, Tony Bettenhausen, Roger McCluskey and Elmer George, whom she married in 1957. George won the Midwest Sprint Car title in 1957 and “nished third in 1956 and 1958. Mari Hulman George co-owned an Indianapolis 500 entry in 1962 and 1963 that her husband drove. He “nished a career-best 17th in 1962 and received relief help from Paul Russo and A.J. Foyt during that race. Racing is “lled with passionate people, but youd be hard pressed to “nd anyone more passionate than Mari Hulman George,Ž said Tony Stewart, an Indiana native who grew up idolizing the Indy 500 and the speedway. Born Dec. 26, 1934 in Evansville as Mary Antonia Hulman, she never ventured far from Indiana. Hulman George attended Purdue University and was an Indianapolis community leader with her stewardship of the speedway. She launched numerous philanthropic efforts, including bene“ts for Indiana Special Olympics and complimentary “eld trips for Indianas schoolchildren. She focused on the arts, health care and, in particular, animal care. She served on the board for Hulman & Company, IMS and the IMS Foundation, as well as First Financial Bank, a publicly traded company headquartered in Terre Haute. Hulman George was especially close to four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Foyt, whom she met a year before his 1958 Indianapolis 500 debut. She and Foyt placed a commemorative golden brickŽ into the famous Yard of BricksŽ start-“nish line in May 2011 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the inaugural Indianapolis 500 and the 50th anniversary of Foyts 1961 victory. She hosted for years two events during the lead-in to the Indianapolis 500. The Racers PartyŽ took place annually on the opening weekend of the Month of MayŽ for the entrants of the Indy 500, and a Friends of the 50s and 60sŽ event was held the week between qualifying and the race to celebrate with racing veterans. She welcomed all drivers to the parties, setting a standard for providing red carpet treatment to all past and present Indianapolis 500 competitors when they came to the track regardless of their stature with the public. Mrs. George was committed to the long-term health of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a treasured Indiana asset, and her stewardship as chairman set the tone for staff and others involved with IMS,Ž said J. Douglas Boles, president of IMS. In addition to son Tony George, she is survived by three daughters, a stepdaughter, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and longtime companion Guy Trollinger. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Elmer, and a stepson. Funeral arrangements are pending and being handled by Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home in Terre Haute.Mari Hulman George, Indys quiet pioneer, dies at 83 AUTO RACING: In memory 1700 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941-626-0434 Store Hours: Mon-Sun 8 am to 5 pm Sunday & Monday Port Charlotte Store Onl y TOP FLITE XL18 BALL PACK$8.99 $289.99$129.99NOW$25.00 $49.99REG $179.99$1.99INSTALLEDBAGS!BAGS!BAGS!ON SALE BAGS$100.00SAVE UP TOREGRIP SPECIAL 48 HR. TURN AROUNDCLEARANCE SHOES GT SW S!!! TOMMY ARMOUR IRONS TA1TO adno=3625334-1 adno=3626136-1 941-423-6955www.heroncreekgcc.com 5301 Heron Creek Blvd. North Port. FL 34287 Sumter Blvd. Between US 41 & I-75, Exit 182 NEWULTRADWARF TIFEAGLE GREENS Expires 11/5/18 Course Totally Renovated!! with this ad $69 GOLF Special includes lunch, golf and sleeve of balls NPS

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