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SALUTE | B1LOCALS REFLECT ON DADS TIME IN THE MILITARY FOR FATHERS DAY SPORTS | C1EUSTIS SINGER PICKS UP HOWSER PLAYER OF YEAR HONORS FOR UF LOCAL & STATE | A3LEESBURG STUDENTS BUILD SET FOR VETERANS @dailycommercial YOUR LOCAL SOURCE FOR LAKE & SUMTER COUNTIES Saturday, June 16, 2018 75 ¢ Opinion .......................A7 Weather ......................A8 Salute ..........................B1 Faith ........................... B3 Sports .........................C1 Classifieds ...................C7 VOLUME 142, ISSUE 167 2018 GateHouse Media Home delivery: 352-787-0600 By Chad DayThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tamper-ing in special counsel Robert Muellers investigation.The order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson adds to the already intense pressure on President Donald Trumps former top campaign aide in the special counsels probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign and the possible coordination with Trump aides.Manafort, who is 69, now loses the relative freedom he enjoyed while preparing for two criminal trials, and he faces the possibility, if tried and convicted, of spending the rest of his life in prison. Still, its unclear if the move will push Manafort to cooper-ate with prosecutors.Manafort witnessed several key episodes under investiga-tion by Muellers team. But he has not shown a willingness to help investigators and has instead vigorously attacked Muellers prosecution as ille-gitimate. Prosecutors have also given no indication they Manafort jailed ahead of trialBy Paul Wiseman and Ken ThomasThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ President Donald Trump brought the worlds two biggest econ-omies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports to take effect July 6.Beijing quickly responded that it would retaliate with penalties of the same scale on American goods „ and it spelled out details to impose tariffs on 545 U.S. exports, including farm products, autos and seafood, according to the Xinhua state news agency.In announcing the U.S. tariffs, Trump said he was fulfilling a campaign pledge to crack down on what he contends are Chinas unfair trade practices and its efforts to undermine U.S. technology and intellectual property.We have the great brain power in Silicon Valley, and China and others steal those secrets,Ž Trump said on Fox & Friends.Ž Were going to protect those secrets. Those are crown jewels for this country.ŽThe prospect of a U.S.China trade war weighed on financial markets Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 220 points in mid-afternoon trading before recovering somewhat to finish down 84 points. Other stock averages also declined.The U.S. tariffs will cover 1,102 Chinese product lines worth about $50 billion a year. Included are 818 items, worth $34 billion a year, from a list of 1,333 the administration had released in April. After receiving public comment, the U.S. removed 515 product lines from the list, including TVs and some pharmaceuticals, according to a senior administration official who briefed reporters on condi-tion of anonymity.The administration is targeting an additional 284 Chinese products, which it says benefit from Beijings strong-armed industrial poli-cies, worth $16 billion a year. But it wont impose those Trump slaps tari s on Chinese importsA Chinese national ” ag at Tiananmen Square ” utters as the capital city tallest skyscraper China Zun Tower is shown in the background Thursday in Beijing. U.S. President Donald Trump app roved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons. [ANDY WONG/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] By Frank Stanfieldfrankstanfield@dailycommercial.comCLERMONT „ Investigators have positively identified the remains found beneath a concrete slab on Laurie Shavers property as those of her missing husband, Michael. Detec-tives were able to match Michaels DNA with his fathers, accord-ing to Lake Sheriffs Lt. John Herrell. Douglas Shaver lives in the state of New York.The cause of death has not yet been determined and will be pending fur-ther testing by the Medical Examiners Office,Ž Herrell said.He said he does not know how long that will take.The remains of the 35-year-old man were found in March on Shavers property at 9850 Sandy Pines Road in Clermont after a cadaver dog alerted to a couple of locations.Laurie Shaver allowed deputies to look in her house but stopped talking and demanded a lawyer when they wanted to look in the yard. Deputies got a search warrant. Among the items recovered beneath the slab near a fire pit were pieces of clothing and an arm bone.Deputies received a call a month earlier from a friend of Shavers, who said he has not been heard from since late summer or early fall 2015. Friends and family said it was not like him not to contact the two children he had with Laurie.Laurie Shaver never reported that her husband was missing. He had a Facebook page, but it did not include photos of him, and friends suspected that Remains IDd as missing husband Shaver Lake County sheriffs deputies on March 9 began searching the Clermont property of Michael Shaver, 35, who has been missing since 2015. [BOB SNOW/CORRESPONDENT] See SHAVER, A6By Roxanne Brownroxanne.brown@dailycommercial.comTAVARES „ The excite-ment was palpable as the three sisters waited to board a train and take a trip back to their childhoods.Patti Hughes, Barb Kovar and Linda Haizlip could not wait to see the movie theyve loved since they were kids come to life before their eyes.On Wednesday afternoon, the trio boarded the Wizard of Oz Train Ride, landing them somewhere just over the rain-bow, Lake County style. We grew up watching this movie and saw it so many times we knew all the lines,Ž said Haizlip, of Leesburg.In our sleep,Ž said Kovar, of Jacksonville.Theywerent the only ones.During the show, people could be heard singing along with songs from the movie and reciting lines A ride over the rainbowThe Wizard of Oz Train Ride cast members pose for pictures in front of the Orlando & Northwestern Railway cars where some of the show takes place. Pictured are, from left, Abigal Shufelt as a ” ying monkey, Caleb Brening as the Tin Man, Caleb Wilson as the Cowardly Lion, Katherine Riley as Dorothy and Mason Criswell as the Scarecrow. [ROXANNE BROWN / DAILY COMMERCIAL] Wizard of Oz Train Ride brings old favorite to life See OZ, A6 See TARIFF, A6 See MANAFORT, A8


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Prepayments for 3 months or more, mail to: Circulation Dept., the Daily Commercial, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007. Billed monthly at the rates shown. Thursday, June 14 Fantasy 5: 2-7-22-26-32 Cash 4 Life: 12-14-24-27-55-4Friday, June 15 Pick 4 Afternoon: 5-8-7-4 Evening: 2-1-8-9Pick 3 Afternoon: 7-9-1 Evening: 5-5-2LOTTERY ATHENS, GREECELawmakers mull no-con“ dence vote over Macedonia nameGreek lawmakers debated a no-confidence motion against the government Friday over its tentative agreement to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over that countrys name. Prime Minister Alexis Tsip-ras left-led government is expected to easily survive the vote set for Saturday. His gov-erning coalition controls 154 of the 300 seats in parliament, and the nationalist party that is a junior partner in the ruling coalition says it will reject the motion even though it opposes the agreement Tsipras struck.Outside parliament in central Athens, a few hundred people protested the deal, which would rename Greeces small northern neighbor North Macedonia in exchange for Greece dropping its objection to Macedonia joining NATO and the European Union.HOUSTONHeart transplant program resumes after suspensionA Houston hospital announced Friday that it has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension of all medical procedures following the deaths this year of several patients.Baylor St. Lukes Medical Centers decision to temporar-ily halt its program came after a series of joint reports by the Houston Chronicle and Pro-Publica revealing the departure of several top physicians and an unusually high number of patient deaths in recent years.In a statement, the hospital said a review of two recent patient deaths didnt identify systemic problems with the program.The hospital said it has made several changes, including reorganizing the transplant surgery team and expanding the role of Dr. Gabriel Loor, who is co-chief of adult cardiac surgery and surgical director of the lung transplant program.LISBON, PORTUGALMarijuana-based medicines approved by parliamentPortugals parliament has given final legislative approval for the use of marijuana-based medicines, which are already permitted in other European countries.An initial parliamentary debate five months ago considered a provision allowing patients to grow and use mari-juana, but that possibility was struck down when the bill passed through a committee stage and was not included in the final vote Friday.All parties voted in favor of the bill except for the centerright Popular Party, which abstained. Statement comes a er president says he wouldnt sign moderate version of immigration legislationBy Alan Fram and Jill ColvinThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration legisla-tion through the House, when he said he wouldnt sign a moderateŽ package. But the White House later walked back the comments, for-mally endorsing the measure and saying Trump had been confused.The campaign-season tumult erupted as GOP lead-ers put finishing touches on a pair of Republican bills: a hard-right proposal and a middle-ground plan negotiated by the partys conservative and moderate wings, with White House input. Only the compromise bill would open a door to citi-zenship for young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, and reduce the separation of children from their parents when families are detained crossing the border „ a practice that has drawn bipartisan condemnation in recent days.Im looking at both of them,Ž Trump said when asked about the proposals during an impromptu interview on Fox News Fox & Friends,Ž adding: I certainly wouldnt sign the more mod-erate one.ŽThe comment prompted widespread confusion on the Hill. Earlier this week, House Speaker Paul Ryan told his colleagues that Trump supported the middle-ground package, and White House aide Stephen Miller, an immigration hard-liner who has been accused of trying to sabotage immigration deals in the past, told conservative lawmakers at a closed-door meeting that the president backed that plan.But a senior White House official later said Trump had misspoken and believed his Fox interviewer was asking about an effort by GOP mod-erates „ abandoned for now „ that would have forced votes on a handful of bills and likely led to House passage of liberal-leaning versions party leaders oppose. The official, who was not authorized to discuss internal conversations by name, spoke on the condi-tion of anonymity.The interviewer had specif-ically asked whether Trump supported a conservative bill penned by Rep. Bob Good-latte, R-Va., o or something more moderate,Ž and asked whether hed sign either one.ŽThe White House later put out a statement formally endorsing the measure.The President fully supports both the Goodlatte bill and the House leadership bill,Ž said White House spokesman Raj Shah, adding that Trump would sign either the Goodlatte or the leadership bills.ŽTrump also weighed in by tweet, writing that any bill MUST HAVEŽ provisions financing his proposed wall with Mexico and curbing the existing legal immigration system. Those items are included in the middle-ground package.Go for it! WIN!Ž Trump wrote in a tweet that stopped short of explicitly endorsing the compromise plan.Despite their policy clashes, both Republican factions have been eager for the votes to be held as a way to show constituents where they stand. In addition, party lead-ers want to move on from an issue that divides the GOP, complicating their effort to retain House control in Novembers elections.The more conservative measure is seen as virtually certain to lose. Party leaders have nurtured hopes that the compromise version could pass, but Trumps backing would be crucial. His opposi-tion would be an embarrassing and likely fatal setback.Conservatives are leery of legislation protecting from deportation immigrants who arrived illegally, calling it amnesty.After Trump made his com-ments on Fox, Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., the GOPs No. 2 vote counter, told reporters that leaders were seeking clarityŽ from the White House. He suggested that plans for votes next week were being reconsidered.House Republicans are not going to take on immigration without the support and endorsement of President Trump,Ž McHenry said.Democrats are expected to solidly oppose both GOP bills, giving Republicans little leeway for losing support.When the president says hes not going to sign it, just shows how low his standards are,Ž said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.The compromise bill would mandate that children with families seized entering the U.S. be kept together for as long as they are in the custody of the Homeland Security Department, which staffs border facilities and enforces immigration laws. Critics say family separation would still be possible because another agency could take parents being prosecuted into custody.Spotlighting the political sensitivity of the issue, congressional Republicans have distanced themselves from the Trump administrations policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border. The White House has cited the Bible in defending its zero toleranceŽ approach to illegal border crossings.Both the conservative and compromise bills would provide money for Trumps long-sought border wall with Mexico. Each contains other strict border security provisions, and would end a visa lottery and tighten rules that let U.S. citizens sponsor rela-tives for legal status.Both bills, which are still undergoing changes, contain provisions aimed at helping young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, often called Dreamers.Hundreds of thousands of them have been protected by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Trump has terminated that program, though federal courts have temporarily kept it functioning. DACA has let the immigrants live and work in the U.S. in renewable two-year increments, but does not give them permanent legal status.The latest version of the conservative bill would extend DACA protections for renew-able six-year periods. They could later apply for perma-nent residency and eventually citizenship.An expanded number of children who arrived legally with parents who have obtained work visas would also be covered. Associated Press reporters Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Padmananda Rama contributed to this report.White House: Trump doesnt oppose billPresident Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday in Washington. [EVAN VUCCI/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] DATELINESST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIAPeople supporting Iranian women hold a banner in the stands during a World Cup match between Morocco and Iran, Friday in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iranian women have been banned from attending soccer matches and other male-only sporting events. [THEMBA HADEBE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA.NASAs record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, shown here in a 2016 photo provided by NASA, retired Friday less than a year after returning from her last and longest space” ight. Shes spent more time off the planet than any other American: 665 days over three space station missions. Shes also the worlds most experienced female spacewalker, with 10 under her spacesuit belt. [FILE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

PAGE 3 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 A3 LOCAL & STATETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 JUNETEENTH CARNIVAL: Celebration runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Berry Park on Johns Avenue in the Carver Heights community. The celebration includes free food, games, face paining, dancing, singing, mobile art studio and the spoken word. There will be a train ride for the kids. SUMMER SHENANIGANS IMPROV: Vaudeville Performing Arts presents the comedy show at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Starlight Ballroom, 414 W. Main St. in Leesburg. The improv troupe will take audience suggestions and turn them into a scene. Cost is $15. For details go to vaudevillecf. com. GROW AND EAT WITH THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET: Discover the scienti“ c support for the health bene“ ts associated with a Mediterranean lifestyle 10 a.m. to noon at the Lake County Extension Center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares. Learn how to grow fruit that align with the Mediterranean way of eating and living, while discovering how to integrate locally available food. Cost is $10. Tickets at PAISLEYSex offender charged with possession of child pornSheriffs deputies arrested a registered sex offender on 10 counts of possession of child pornography, including one picture of an infant being sexually assaulted by an adult.Michael J. Cataneo Sr., 63, who lives in the 47000 block of East Avenue, was arrested Thursday and held on $50,000 bond.According to the arrest affi-davit, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. In November, law enforcement officials executed a search warrant on Cataneos electronic devices at his home.They found 10 images of children engaged in sexual activities.Cataneo is a registered sex offender based on charges in New York state for second-degree sodomy. The new charges have been updated from third to second-degree felonies, according to the report.TAVARESScott names Cooney as new Clerk of CourtsGov. Rick Scott on Friday announced the appointment of Gary Cooney to the Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court to replace Neil Kelly, who is retiring.Cooney, 57, of Mount Dora, an attorney by trade and a graduate of the University of Florida, has served as the chief deputy under Kelly the past seven years. He took over Friday and will serve until Nov. 13, when an election will be held. Kelly, 65, had been with the clerks office since 1987 and was the Clerk of Courts for the past 11.WEST PALM BEACHEx-cop gets 8 years for not telling girlfriend he has HIVA former Florida police officer received an eight-year prison sentence for failing to tell a sexual partner he is HIV-positive.The Palm Beach Post reports that 41-year-old Ervans Saintclair apologized to the victim before he was sentenced Friday, saying he had made some bad choices and because of those choices, I am here.Ž The former Green-acres officer was convicted in April of uninformed HIV sexual intercourse, a felony under Florida law that carries a possible 30-year sentence.By Jim AbbottGatehouse MediaDAYTONA BEACH„ A group of teens attending a religious camp at the Ocean Center witnessed a ride operator with a welding tool working on a brake mechanism at the base of the Sandblaster roller coaster Thursday afternoon, a little over three hours before a car derailed and sent two riders plunging three stories to the ground in an accident that has received international media attention, the teens said on Friday.We were on it about 5 oclock,Ž said Zach Grant, 15, of Clemson, South Carolina, among thousands of teens attending the annual Passion Camp event at the Ocean Center. Between rides, he had a welding tool and he was about 5 feet from the brake mechanism. I saw them welding something and later, I was, like, Oh, wow. That was the brakes. ŽThe latest eyewitness account of activities on the ride in the hours before the accident follows an earlier report by a witness who saw two people working on the roller coaster track at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk on Thursday morning, 10 hours before the derailment.State officials said Friday morning that the roller State: Coaster was inspectedA roller coaster car can be seen still dangling from the track Friday, the morning after a derailment sent two people falling to the ground. Fire“ ghters rescued 10 people from the cars. [JIM TILLER / GATEHOUSE MEDIA] The Associated PressORLANDO„ The mother of four children killed during a standoff between a Florida felon and police says shes heartbrokenŽ and feels completely alone.ŽIn a statement to the Orlando Sentinel through a family spokesman, 31-year-old Ciara Lopez said she wants her children, ranging in age from 1 to 11, to be remembered as loving and full of life.ŽPolice said Lopez left her apartment to get help after her boyfriend, 35-year-old Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr., battered her late Sunday.Lindsey fired at responding officers, seriously wounding one of them. The medical examiner was tasked with determining whether the children were already killed by then. After 21 hours, offi-cers went in and found all five bodies.Family spokesman Walter Benenati said money is being pledged to help cover funeral expenses.The police officer who was shot, Kevin Valencia, is in a coma, a trauma surgeon said Wednesday.Valencia was in critical condition but has shown signs of responsiveness, the doctor said.He has a long road ahead for recovery,Ž said Dr. Chadwick Smith at Orlando Regional Medical Center.Valencias wife, Meghan, said her husband is a fighter. Sobbing as she talked about her husband, Meghan Valen-cia said they are childhood sweethearts and have two sons.We were each others first boyfriend and girlfriend when we were 12,Ž she said. You can imagine this person is literally everything to me.ŽMeghan Valencia expressed sorrow for the killing of the four children by Gary Lindsey, who holed up with the children in a 21-hour standoff that ended late Monday. The children, ranging in age from 1 to 11, belonged to Lindsey and his girlfriend.Sunday nights standoff began when Lindseys girlfriend left the apartment and told police she had been battered. Lindsey fired at responding officers, seriously wounding Valencia. One offi-cer was able to return fire.Lindsey, a former Volusia County resident with a violent past that includes trying to burn down his own home, was found dead in a closet when officers entered the apartment Monday night. Two of the children were found in one bedroom, and the other two were found in another bedroom. The medical exam-iner on Wednesday reported Mom of 4 kids killed in Orlando: I am heartbroken Staff ReportTavares „ The general membership of the Lake County Bar Association has confirmed its slate of offi-cers for the term that begins July 1 and ends on June 30, 2019. The officers are:President: James Argento, a misdemeanor prosecutor for the Lake County State Attorneys Office. Vice-President: Stephanie Modica, partner at the law firm of Langley, Nagel, Crawford & Modica in Clermont.Treasurer: Matthew C. Frey, associate at the law firm of Campione & Hack-ney in Tavares. Secretary: Sara Elizabeth Frick, misdemeanor trial attorney for the Lake County Public Defenders Office. Judicial Liaison: Judge James R. Baxley, recently re-elected to the county court. Past-President: Dan Mosley, a felony docket manager for the Lake County State Attorneys Office. Additionally, the follow-ing members will serve on the board of directors: Paul Darby of the law firm of Holden & Darby in Tavares.Zachary McCormick owner of the law firm of Zach McCormick Attorney at Law in Tavares. Matthew Black of the law firm of McLin Burnsed in Leesburg.Zach Broome of the law firm Bowen, Schroth, Mazenko and Broome in Eustis.The Lake Country Bar Association provides opportunities for members of the Lake County Legal Profession to meet in a collegial atmosphere for the purpose of promoting professionalism and civility among their members. The Bar also provides community services and raises funds for charities, including Habitat for Humanity and the Lake County Schools Education Foundation.Lake County Bar selects new o cersArgento BEST BETS FOR TODAY IN BRIEFS See BRIEFS, A4 See COASTER, A4Staff ReportLEESBURG „ Leesburgs LakeFront TV station unveiled a new studio set for their veterans show, Salute, on Friday.David Bock, whose son, Staff Sgt. Michael Bock, lost his life while serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan, spearheaded the project to create the set. Bock approached several local businesses for help, and every one contributed to purchasing a specific piece of the set. Students from the Leesburg High School Building Construction Academy provided the labor to construct it using the donated materials.This was a great community project,Ž Bock said. I dont think people are aware of what Bob has done to record all of this history through the Salute program,Ž Bock said of Salute host Bob Peters. It is one of Bobs goals to get the younger generation to understand the history of the military and the United States so getting the students involved in this project was important.ŽThe new set was a surprise for Peters, an Air Force veteran who has hosted and produced 400 A labor of loveSalute host Bob Peters, second from left, poses on the new set for the show, which was designed and built by members of Leesburg High Schools construction academy. [SUBMITTED] Leesburg High students build set for veterans show, SaluteLeesburg High Construction Academy students work on pieces for the set of the Salute TV program. [SUBMITTED] See SALUTE, A4 See MOM, A4


A4 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comthat the children were killed from bullets from Lindseys handgun and not from the exchange of fire from officers, Orlando Police Chief John Mina said.Mina defended the decision not to storm the apartment sooner, saying such actions might have provoked Lindsey and put the children in harms way.Meanwhile, Meghan Valencia asked for prayers from the public.He needs all the support he can get,Ž Meghan Valencia said. So that he can wake up. So that he can live because my boys need a daddy and I need my husband and this community needs a real hero.Ž MOMFrom Page A3The victim testified she and Saintclair had a sexual relationship between 2009 and 2013. A doctor testified Saintclair had been told in 2007 he is HIV positive.The victim is not HIV positive. Saintclairs ex-wife had reported him to authori-ties and provided them with names of other women hed had sex with.BIG COPPITT KEYDeputy: Man chugged can of beer during DUI stopAuthorities say a 48-year-old Florida man raised a can of beer and chugged it after a sheriffs deputy stopped him on suspicion of drunk driving.Daryl Royal Riedel told Monroe County Sheriffs investigators he was scared when he fled in his pickup truck as Deputy Anthony Lopez stepped out of his patrol car Thursday. Riedel drove for a short distance before stopping. Riedel has three prior DUI convictions between 2003 and 2010 and a fourth is pending from 2017.The report says Riedel got out of his truck, beer can in his hand and chugged it.Riedel faces numerous charges, including felony DUI, fleeing from a deputy, driving with a suspended license and failure to submit a breath test.Hes in jail without bond. Records dont list a lawyer. BRIEFSFrom Page A3The Associated PressWASHINGTON „ A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washingtons latest Rorschach test, with President Donald Trump and his critics each cherry pick-ing what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the probe into the White House.The 500-page report, which was more than a year in the making, offered a nuanced conclusion about the bureaus handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe, criticizing the FBI and its former director James Comey personally but not finding evidence that political bias tainted the investigation in the months and days leading up to Trumps election.But Trump wielded it as a blunt instrument on Friday, bludgeoning the integrity of the Justice Department by pointing to the politically-charged communication among FBI employees as proof that the FBI was biased at the top levelŽ and plotting against my election.ŽThe end result was wrong. There was total bias,Ž Trump declared Friday. Comey was the ring leader of this whole, you know, den of thieves. It was a den of thieves.ŽTrump allies seized upon text messages between agents, pointing to one from August 2016 that said Well stop itŽ with regard to a potential Trump victory and another from a bureau lawyer that said Viva le resistance.Ž And Trump took it one step further, barreling out of the White House Friday for an unan-nounced, early-morning television interview that turned into a nearly hour-long freewheeling give-and-take with reporters, during which he returned time and again to assert that report had exonerated him amid Muellers ongoing probe into Russian election interference.There was no collusion. There was no obstruction. The IG report yesterday went a long way to show that, Trump said on the White House North Lawn. And I think that the Mueller investigation has been totally discredited.ŽBut Trumps claim was baseless: the report made no conclusions about the presidents involvement. But its criticism of Comey „ levied by an inspector general appointed by President Barack Obama „ is important to Trump as he tries to inoculate himself against accusa-tions that he obstructed justice by firing the FBI director last May.The presidents lawyers want to paint the dismissal as something he was both authorized to do under the Constitution and correct to do based on Comeys performance. The White House initially said Trump fired Comey over his handling of the Clinton investigation, though the president himself later muddied that explanation when he said he was thinking of this Russia thing.ŽThe report did scold Comey for announcing his conclusion that Clinton should not face charges, saying it was insubordinate and extraordinary that he would not have coordinated the statement with his Justice Department bosses. It also chastised him for announcing, again without Justice Department backing, that the investigation would be reopened because of newly discovered emails on Anthony Weiners laptop.Judgments on how the report would impact Trumps legal future predictably broke down along party lines.Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican, said he thinks the report may exonerate Trump even though it passes no judgment on his guilt or innocence.If you look at the fruit of the poisoned tree, you cant have that kind of bias in somebody want-ing to make sure the president gets defeated leading an investigation,Ž Meadows said. I dont think any of us would want our enemy investigating us.ŽBut Sen. Richard Blu-menthal, Democrat from Connecticut, declared that any effort to use this report as an excuse for shutting down the special counsels investigation is both disingenuous and dangerous.ŽNothing in this report detracts from the credibility of the special counsels investigation,Ž Blumenthal said, and nothing here suggests the special counsel investigation resulted from FBI bias or improper conduct.Though the report doesnt validate all of Trumps claims, it does make clear that some employees involved in the Clinton and subsequent Russia inves-tigation communicated to each other about wanting Trump to lose.Much of the public attention has been focused on Peter Strzok, a seasoned FBI counter-intelligence investigator who worked the Clinton investigation and was later on Muellers team until anti-Trump text messages with an FBI lawyer, Lisa Page, were discovered and brought to the special counsels attention.Among the text exchanges that have been made public is one from August 2016 in which Page said, (Trumps) not ever going to become president, right? Right?!Ž Strzok responded by saying, No. No hes not. Well stop it.ŽThose text exchanges caused the inspector general to evaluate whether any of Strzoks decisions were affected by political considerations, and raised concerns that there was a willingness to take offi-cial action to impact the presidential candidates electoral prospects.ŽThe watchdog office said it could not be certain that the decision to prioritize the Russia investigation in October 2016 over scouring the Weiner laptop for possible evidence against Clinton was free from bias. But the report also noted that Strzok was not the sole decision-maker and that he and Page sometimes advocated for more aggressive investi-gative steps than others in the Clinton investigation. His lawyer also issued a statement saying there was no evidence that Strzoks political views affected his actions.But others, though crit-ical of Comey, believed the report actually helps fortify the Department of Justice against Trumps attacks.I think it essentially concludes what was obvious at the time, and thats that Comey was just largely ignoring rules, both in July and in October,Ž said Matt Miller, a former Department of Justice official under Attorney General Eric Holder. Thats not really a surprising conclusion for anyone who knows how DOJ is sup-posed to work.ŽMiller expressed par-ticular exasperation with an email included in the report in which Comey told intelligence leaders that he did not think it wise to make an official statement on Russian meddling in American politics one month before the election for fear of creating an October surpriseŽ „ which was sent just weeks before he threw the race into upheaval by reopening the case over Weiners laptop. Still, he said he was not surprised by the inspector generals con-clusion that Comeys actions werent moti-vated by political bias. I never thought thats what it was. I thought it was a misplaced confidence in his own righteousness, combined with really inappropriate pressure from one politi-cal party that wasnt matched by the other.Ž Lemire reported from New York. Associated Press writer Mary Claire Jalonick contributed reporting. Follow Lemire on Twitter at http://twitter. com/@JonLemire and Tucker at provides ammo for Trump and critics TodaysServices IN MEMORY episodes of the show over the past nine years. Salute, one of LakeFronts most watched programs, spotlights men and women who have served in the military along with feature stories highlighting mili-tary history.Salute has been a popular show but no one does anything alone,Ž Peters said. Ive had the support of the community and veterans groups. Its a blessing to be in this community.ŽAbout 30 of Leesburg High Schools Building Construction Academy students contributed to the effort, creating their own design for the set, which morphs from a semi-circle to a rectangle. Instructor Dan McAu-ley said that students in his class normally follow a specific plan, but in this case they designed it based on Bocks idea.We had to design a plan for the set with the anomaly of allowing it to flex from one shape to another. The students had to use a lot of critical thinking and think outside the box to create it using limited resources,Ž McAuley said.The ability to change shape gives additional functionality to the set that will allow it to be used for other LakeFront programs.The set honors every discipline of the military. It includes six stools. Five have a brass medal-lion representing one of the branches of the military and the sixth, with no medallion, sym-bolizes the POW/MIA. That stool will always be empty and placed to the side near the POW/MIA flag.Supporters of the project include ROMAC Lumber, Jenkins Hyundai of Leesburg, Jenkins Nissan of Leesburg, Home Depot of Leesburg, Lowes of Leesburg, Mathias Food Service Equipment Company, Wilson Art Formica, A&M Supply, Michaels Couture Salon, Doggi Bags Inc., Unique Boutique, Great Chicago Fire Brewery and Tap Room, Sip Restaurant Jazz and Wine Bar, Two Old Hags Wine Shoppe and the David and Sandra Bock Family in honor of Staff Sgt. Michael A. Bock. SALUTEFrom Page A3 coas ter was inspected the same day as the crash.Just yesterday, depart-ment inspectors conducted a thorough inspection of the ride, and it was found in compliance with state law,Ž Consumer Services Communications Director Jennifer Meale said Friday in a prepared statement. We have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the accident, and anyone who should be held accountable will be held accountable.ŽArthur Ellis called police to say that around 9:45 a.m., while riding his bike, he observed two possible maintenance workers working on the roller coaster tracks,Ž according to a Daytona Beach incident report. It was not clear if those workers were actually inspectors.Three roller coaster cars were involved in the incident Thursday night, which occurred before 8:30 p.m., said Lyda Longa, police spokeswoman. The car in the front slid off the tracks and was hanging on the side of the ride; the car in the middle was off the tracks; and the last car was stationary on the tracks.ŽWhen police arrived minutes after the first call for help, at least two people were ejected from the first car, which was dangling off the track, and hurled to the ground roughly 34 feet below, officials said. Eight more were rescued from the cars behind it.Several callers to 911 reported seeing someone hanging from the car. One is on the ground and one male is inside of the roller coaster like hes stuck hanging. Theyre trying to help him climb down,Ž one caller said. Another caller reported, Theres a couple people on the ground and the girl is hanging, says she cant breathe and they cant get her out.ŽIncomplete information was available initially about the people because of the chaotic scene. Some of those injured were part of an organized group. Those in the cars who have been identified are Randy France, who was in charge of the group, and Roy Patton, Kathy Webb, 52, Amanda Bustick, Shawna Praeter, Melissa Collins, 40, Kayla Wilson, Lonnie Baker, Gill Donald, and Dennis Creech, 47.All of the patients were alert as they were loaded onto ambulances and transported to Halifax Health Medical Center, paramedics said. A hospital spokeswoman would not comment on their condi-tions to a reporter.On Friday morning, a few dozen onlookers joined TV media trucks and police, who blocked the street on the west side of the coaster to allow a bucket truck to lift inspec-tors from the Florida Department of Agriculture through the maze of tracks to the disabled cars.Among the onlookers was John Massey, 65, of Athens, Georgia, who was in line for the ride on Thurs-day with his 10-year-old daughter moments before the accident. He canceled the familys ride, however, after he saw lightning flash over the ocean, he said.We had no sooner turned the corner at the end of the block than I heard the sirens coming this way,Ž said Massey, who has been taking family vacations to Daytona Beach for roughly 20 years. Thank the Lord for a lightning strike, because we ride this thing every year when we come down here.ŽThursdays accident wont keep the family from returning to Daytona Beach, Massey said, but there will be no more rides on the roller coaster.My wife will never let my daughters on this ride again,Ž Massey said. She was extremely upset about how close the circum-stances were.ŽNearby, a worker at Pizza King worried that publicity fromthe accident might drive potential visitors away from the Boardwalk.The moment thatit happened, I thought, I dont think anybodyelse will be coming down here to ride the rides,  said ChristopherSon, 26, an employee at the pizza res-taurant. I thought, Man, thats not going to be good for our business. The accident already was having an effect on the Passion Camp teens, who returned to survey the damage on Friday morning.The fact that it happened is terrifying,Ž said Hannah Stone, 15, of Clemson. I loved roller coasters, but Im afraid of them now.ŽHer friend, Zach Grant, said hes still willing toride roller coasters, with one exception: Not this ride.Ž COASTERFrom Page A3Daytona Beach Fire Department personnel on scene at the Boardwalk rescuing riders from a roller coaster car that derailed in Daytona Beach on Thursday. 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PAGE 5 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 A5 The Associated PressWASHINGTON „ Its been more than a decade since North Korea turned over the remains of Amer-ican troops missing from the Korean War. So, Pres-ident Donald Trumps suggestion Friday that Pyongyang has begun delivering remains to the U.S. raised the hopes of families who have sought closure for more than 60 years.Still, theyve been on this roller coaster before, so they are hedging their bets. And U.S. officials across the government quietly acknowledged that so far no remains have been turned over to the U.S. from the North since Trumps historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.As of Friday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency had not received any new remains, according to spokesman Chuck Pritchard. The last time North Korea turned over remains was in 2007, when Bill Richardson, a former U.N. ambassador and New Mexico gover-nor, secured the return of six sets from North Korea.There are 7,697 U.S. troops still unaccounted for from the Korean War, and about 5,300 of those were lost in North Korea.Speaking with Fox News on the North Lawn of the White House, Trump said, they are already starting to produce the remains of these great young soldiers who were left in North Korea. Were getting the remains, and nobody thought that was possible.ŽTrump also appeared to exaggerate the number of those that could be retrieved from North Korea. He said that Kim is giving us back the remains of probably 7,500 soldiers,Ž adding that the North Koreans know where many of these bodies are.ŽKeen to talk up the most important diplomacy of his presidency, Trump has made a number of questionable assertions about how the summit in Singapore has transformed relations with Pyongyang. He has said it no longer poses a nuclear threat, although the meeting produced no details on how or when weapons might be elimi-nated or even reduced.On Friday, Trump pushed back against those who criticized him for meeting Kim, assert-ing: If you dont agree to meet you know what youre going to have? Youre going to have nuclear war.Ž But in a sign of how his unprecedented meeting with the North Korean leader could change hostile ties, he said that now he can call Kim on the phone. I gave him a very direct number. He can now call me if he has any difficulty. I can call him,Ž Trump said.Richard Downes, executive director of the Coalition of Families of Korean & Cold War POW/MIAs, expressed excite-ment and approval at how Trump had raised the MIA issue with Kim and gotten a commitment to return remains. His airman father Lt. Hal Downes has been missing-in-action since his plane went down over North Korea in 1952.Downes, who visited North Korea in 2016, said he has since been told the North may have the remains of more than 200 American service members that were likely recovered from land during farming or construction and could be easily returned. But he said the vast major-ity have yet to be located and retrieved from various cemeteries and battlefields across the countryside.Its exciting, its special,Ž he said about Trumps comments. But its just words right now. Now, some action has to be taken.ŽOver the decades, accounting for U.S. service members from the 1950-1953 Korean War has always been some-thing of a peripheral issue in the fraught relationship between Washington and Pyongyang, and thats been a source of frustration for family members. More than 36,000 U.S. troops died in the conflict, including those listed as missing in action.Between 1996 and 2005, joint U.S.-North Korea military search teams conducted 33 joint recovery operations and recovered 229 sets of American remains.Washington officially broke off the program because it claimed the safety of its searchers was not guaranteed, though the Norths first nuclear test, in 2006, was likely a bigger reason. Critics of the program also argued the North was using the deal to squeeze cash out of Washington, calling it bones for bucks.Ž The total cost to the U.S. to carry out the joint mis-sions was $19.5 million.At the time the program was stopped the U.S. had been due to hunt for remains at the Chosin Reservoir and Unsan province. A new mission would likely return there, Downes said, but would require retrain-ing of U.S. personnel. He said there would only be a few months before winter sets in around October or November and the ground becomes too hard to exca-vate, meaning work only may begin next spring.Any return of remains sets a thorough identifi-cation process in motion. According to Pritchard, the remains would be sent to one of two Defense Department facilities at Joint Base Pearl HarborHickam in Hawaii, and Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.Scientists would run multiple tests on the remains including DNA and radiological exams, and collect all information available on where they were found and compare that to files of missing troops. A medical examiner would then make a final determination based on all of the facts and then turn the file over to the military service so that the family could be notified.Just last month, Pritchard said, his agency held a meeting for families in Kentucky, and 68 of the 181 people attend-ing were there seeking information about 36 missing Americans from the Korean War.Trump raises hopes, says NKorea returning US remainsU.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands as he meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore. [EVAN VUCCI/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]


A6 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comwith the 25 actors hired to portray the movie'sfamous characters.The actors were really good; they were so into it. They stayed in character the entire time and made you feel like you were really in scenes from the movie,Ž Hughes said. It was definitely worth it.ŽOn the flip side, the actors seemed just as thrilled to be part of the experience.This has been a wonderful experience overall and certainly telling the story has been a dream come true. I must have seen this move hundreds of times as a child,Ž said Katherine Riley from Cel-ebration, who plays Dorothy. Its just amazing to know that this is a classic story, its a classic film and there are so many generations that we have found connecting to it.ŽClermonts Bob Wright, who plays theWizard, said, It has been just a really ter-rific experience for me. I get to work with a lot of extremely talented young people and then, I get to interact with the guests on the train as well asin the Emerald City and that is so much fun. It is just awesome. The people seem to love it.ŽOrlando Northwestern Railways' Josh Blake, the shows associate director, said since people already love trains, one cannot go wrong when adding another element to the experience.In November 2017, the railway presented the Polar Express Train Ride and accommodated 47,000 people in the six-week period it ran the tracks from Tavares to the North Pole, aka Eustis.And though the Wizard of Oz ride is not expected to be quite that popular, it is expe-riencing sold out cars multiple times per week.Both rides were made pos-sible through a partnership between Warner Brothers and the Orlando Northwest-ern Railways/The Royal Palm Railway Experience that oper-ates out of the Tavares train station.The script for the Wizard of Oz Train Ride was created by Rail Events but, according to Blake, was modified to meet the needs of the Tavares crew.All the costumes were cre-ated locally.Its going extremely well. People are boarding and leav-ing the train with smiles on their faces,Ž Blake said. Our goal is to create family experi-ences and I truly believe were making it happen."In all, the two-hour round-trip journey retells the Wizard of Oz story starting with a pre-show in Munchkinland, or the stations courtyard, where Dorothy first meets Glinda and the munchkins after her house lands on and kills the Wicked Witch of the East.Once on the train, the production continues in the aisles, with actors going from train car to train car, interacting with passengers along the way.Upon arrival at theEmerald City,a huge air-conditioned tent on Old U.S. Highway441inMount Dora,the sound effects andemeraldlightingserve to highlight the wrath of the Great and Powerful Oz.Royal Palm Railways senior adviser Neil Bagaus said the experience works as a getaway from the real world,Ž if only for a short time.Bagaus said people can also look forward to other specialty and event trains throughout the year.A Saturday barbecue train ride is on the books as is The Charlie Brown Great Pumpkin train ride this fall and the Polar Express Train Rideagainduring theChrist-mas season.This represents the Amer-ican Way or at least how we want it to be. Bad and evil just go away,Ž Bagaus said.Those interested in booking a seat on the Wizard of Oz Train Ride can visit www. through Sunday showtimes vary and run through June 24. OZFrom Page A1 someone had been managingŽ the social media site.Laurie said the last time he was on the property was after he had been released from jail on a domestic violence charge. She said he left in a black SUV belonging to a friend of his and never returned.In September 2014, they pulled guns on each other, according to court records. She filed for protective injunctions against him two times, then dropped the petitions.Neighbors told sheriffs deputies that Laurie and Travis Filmer got married in December 2017 in the back yard near where the body was found.Questioned by investigators, Filmer said they would be able to find a copy of her divorce papers in the clerk of courts office. There were no such papers.Herrell said the genetic evi-dence work was performed by the C.A. Pound Human Iden-tification Laboratory, which is in the Department of Anthro-pology at the University of Florida.Faculty and staff conduct casework and do research in biological anthropology, forensic identification, skele-tal trauma analysis, and other topics. It is part of the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine.The investigation is still very much active and ongo-ing,Ž Herrell said.Anyone with information is being urged to call the sheriffs office or CrimeLine at 1-800-423-TIPS, where they might be eligible for a cash reward. SHAVERFrom Page A1 tariffs until it gathers public comments. U.S. companies that rely on the targeted imports „ and cant find substitutes „ can apply for exemptions from the tariffs.The Trump administration has sought to protect con-sumers from a direct impact from the tariffs, which amount to a tax on imports. The tariffs target mainly Chi-nese industrial machinery, aerospace parts and commu-nications technology, while sparing such consumer goods as smartphones, TVs, toys and clothes that Americans purchase by the truckload from China.These tariffs will impose higher costs on U.S. compa-nies that use the equipment. And over time, those costs could be passed on to con-sumers. But the impact wont be as visible as it would be if consumer products were taxed directly.By contrast, the Trump administration earlier this year imposed steep tariffs on imported washing machines. By May, the cost of laundry equipment had jumped 17 percent from two months earlier, according to govern-ment data.The administration characterized the tariffs it announced Friday as entirely proper.Its thorough, its mod-erate, its appropriate,Ž U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer said on Fox Business Networks Mornings With Maria.ŽLighthizer added, Our hope is that it doesnt lead to a rash reaction from China.ŽBut Beijings Commerce Ministry retorted: The Chinese side doesnt want to fight a trade war, but facing the shortsightedness of the U.S. side, China has to fight back strongly. We will immediately introduce the same scale and equal taxation measures, and all economic and trade achievements reached by the two sides will be invalidated.ŽA ministry statement gave no details of what U.S. goods would be hit by Beijings retaliatory tariffs. But China in April had announced possible targets, including light aircraft, orange juice, whiskey, beef and soybeans „ an economically and polit-ically important export from Americas heartland.The farmer can maybe look to their soybean asso-ciations for help to find other markets, but that doesnt happen immediately,Ž said Dan Basse of AgResource, an agricultural research and advisory firm. Theres not much the farmer can do right now.ŽThe longer-term concern, Basse said, is that China will increasingly look to Argentina and Brazil and that the United States will lose market share.Trump has already imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and European allies, sparking anger and retaliatory threats from some of Americas closest longtime allies. But his proposed tariffs against China risk igniting a damaging trade war involving the worlds two biggest economies.Trumps decision fol-lows his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The president has coordinated closely with China on efforts to pressure Pyong-yang to eliminate its nuclear arsenal. But he signaled that whatever the implications for that or other issues, I have to do what I have to doŽ to address Chinas trade policies.By June 30, the administration is expected to finish writing rules to restrict Chi-nas ability to invest in U.S. technology.Most of all, the U.S. tar-iffs are a response to Chinas attempts to supplant U.S. technological dominance, including outright theft of trade secrets and its require-ment that U.S. companies share technology in exchange for access to the Chinese market. TARIFFFrom Page A1

PAGE 7 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 A7HAVE YOUR SAYWe welcome signed letters and guest columns. Letters should not exceed 300 words and columns should not exceed 500 words. Columns need to include a recent headshot of the writer. We edit for length, clarity, and grammar. Mail: Voices, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007 Email: letters@dailycommercial. com Fax: 352-365-1951 Worn, but not beaten. That's the fitting description the National September 11 Memorial & Museum provided for the large stones that will point toward the sky and mark a new pathway at the World Trade Center: a tribute to survivors and first-responders who are sick or have died from 9/11-related illnesses. The new section of the memorial will be located in a grassy section of the southwest end of the plaza. It's been 16 years since first-responders ended rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. But in illness after illness, and loss after loss, the tragic impact of the months they spent at "the pile" reverberates in the ongoing suffering of tens of thousands of rescue and recovery workers, area residents and others who were exposed to toxins. Nearly 70,000 first responders and more than 14,000 survivors receive monitoring, treatment and care through the World Trade Center Health Program. The national memorial's plan to acknowledge their plight, through a space called the Memorial Glade, is especially meaningful given the years those victims spent fighting for care and treatment. After all, it was 2006 when NYPD Officer James Zadroga died of a respiratory illness attributed to his work on the pile, and the Zadroga Act was proposed. But it wasn't until 2010 that the act was passed. It became permanent in 2015. The image of first-responders, some of whom were already ill, in the halls of Congress, begging our nation's leaders to help take care of them, still resonates. So do the stories of first-responders still getting sick, still dying. As recently as May 26, David Levalley, a special agent in the FBI's Atlanta office, died of complications from exposure to toxins from the Trade Center. A week earlier, retired NYPD Officer Scott Blackshaw of Huntington Station died of cancer; he had spent six weeks in the rubble. And South Huntington resident Mark Natale, also a retired NYPD officer, died of cancer on May 4. He had helped people escape on 9/11, and then stood guard near Ground Zero. The lessons of that fateful day continue to reverberate throughout the nation. Just this week in Mount Dora, firefighters donned new, state-of-the-art protective suits designed to provide higher levels of protection against the toxins that emanate from fires, hazardous materials spills and other incidents that can wreak havoc on the bodies of first responders in silent, insidious ways many years after first exposure. The new memorial at the World Trade Center plaza will pay tribute to Zadroga, Levalley, Blackshaw, Natale and thousands of others, to their strength, heroism and sacrifice, and to the debt we all owe them. Worn, but not beaten. This editorial first appeared in New York Newsday.ANOTHER OPINION A tting tribute for Ground Zero workers ANOTHER OPINION Con” icting messages from Mount Dora Council In the June 8 edition of the Daily Commercial, I found hypocritical messages from the Mount Dora City Council concerning drinking. I do not live in Mount Dora but have visited it on many occasions. As a matter of fact, we had a late lunch with friends at 1921 by Norman Van Aken on June 6. The recent postponement by the City Council to allow visitors to leave businesses with alcohol and the rationale provided by council members, in particular members Harmon Massey and Laurie Tilley, in voicing their opinions in opposition was truly self-serving. Massey stated the following: Im afraid it changes the character of Mount Dora forever.Ž Tilley noted in the same article that people walking down the street drinking is not what she envisions when she thinks of Mount Dora.Ž Please note that this article began on Page A3 under the heading, "Mount Dora delays drinking law." On that very same page, you find the News Briefs, with the first news brief, dateline Mount Dora, reading Cops nab 21 in sweep of "street-level" dealers. The street-level drugs were noted as including cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin. I say to Massey and Tilley, I guess you would rather have cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin available in the community vs. responsible adults carrying a glass of wine or beer about town. What is the character of Mount Dora after this sweep? What is envisioned in Mount Dora after such a drug sweep takes place? I am glad Mount Dora Police and Lake County sheriffs investigators have done their job in arresting these drug suspects. Now if only Massey and Tilley had some common sense.David Shu mway, G roveland Should we be worried about a trade war? The short answer is no. The reason being: The trade war began several decades ago and we have already been badly beaten. President Trump's efforts seem to revive that war with the intent to get a draw. Should we continue in the direction we have been going? Our entire economy could be at risk. Consider China. They want not only to be a net exporter, but also they want to be the only exporter. The EU elitists are never shy about "borrowing" an idea and appear to be emulating China's methods. How long do you think we can continue to charge 3percent tariffs, while other governments charge us 25 percent for similar products? These favorable tariffs date back to shortly after World War II when most of the world's economies were in ruins. We allowed that to happen because those economies were "emerging" but that rationale rarely applies today and, in the vernacular of our president, it is time for reciprocity. No doubt some of our industries „ perhaps most notably agricultural „ have and will suffer, at least for a while. We must realize that these other countries will pay a greater price and most of the leverage is ours. If we give up, as previous administrations have done, our long-term economy will definitely suffer.Jim Freeman, LeesburgLETTERS TO THE EDITORSome recent celebrity suicides have sparked much discussion about depression and mental illness. There was, however, little talk of spiritual health. That's unfortunate. Even as the suicide rate rises, a growing body of research testifies to a positive relationship between faith and mental health. The help so many need may be as close as the nearest house of worship. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death among American adults and the second leading cause among youth and adolescents. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, author of "Dying of Despair," argues that rising suicide rates and many other societal ills can be traced to increased social fragmentation. He concurs with a former U.S. surgeon general's analysis that "social isolation is a major public health crisis, on par with heart disease or cancer." Similarly, Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton and Princeton University economist Anne Case concluded that the rise in "deaths of despair" is a "failure of spiritual and social life." Social fragmentation can damage our emotional and mental health, but faith and faith communities can be a powerful force for connectedness, for nurturing a sense of belonging. As John Stonestreet of the Colson Center has observed, "One of the characteristics of regular churchgoing is that it increases social ties and strengthens already existing ones." Yet faith and fellowship is receding from the daily lives of a growing number of Americans. Weekly church attendance has dropped by almost a third among Americans with a high-school diploma or less. While career success is often depicted as climbing a ladder, personal success may be envisioned as building a web of healthy relationships, each adding spiritual, emotional and mental strength. Few people are better situated to help build these relationships than local religious leaders. Recognizing this, priests, pastors, imams and rabbis are increasingly becoming more active in suicide prevention initiatives. More than 100 imams, for example, have successfully completed a suicide-prevention education program offered by Dr. Farha Abbasi, assistant professor of psychiatry at Michigan State University. Faith-based counselling has some inherent advantages. Many people resist seeking medical treatment for depression due to the lingering stigma attached to mental illness. They may feel far more comfortable seeking understanding and compassion in a house of worship rather than a medical facility to discuss what's troubling them. A solid body of research studies supports the connection between spiritual faith and mental health. Notes professor Harold Koenig of Duke University Medical Center who studies posttraumatic stress disorder: "Spiritual involvement has been shown to distinguish resilient from non-resilient veterans by increasing emotional stability, serving as a protective psychosocial factor, and increasing social connectedness." A sense of the transcendent may also serve as a final barrier against the fear of life overcoming the fear of death. When country music legend Johnny Cash bottomed out in his struggle against drug addiction, he crawled into a cave to die. There, he had a spiritual awakening that drew him back from the brink. Describing the experience later, he said, a feeling of tranquility came over him and "I became conscious of a very clear, simple idea: I was not in charge of my destiny. I was not in charge of my own death. I was going to die at God's time, not mine." Even cultural and political leaders who are not devout would be wise to recognize the power of spirituality to encourage the struggling and build their support networks. A mother who lost her son to depression, addiction and suicide recently wrote: "Connection and love are probably the most important component to healing our culture. Who better to lead that change than our faith leaders and houses of worship?" The more distant we grow from one another, the more likely we are to break down, mentally, emotionally, psychologically and physically. We should not underestimate our need for one another and the power of faith to give the vulnerable hope to face their struggles. As David Litts of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention says, "Where there's faith, there's hope, and where there's hope, there's life." Emilie Kao is the director of The Heritage Foundation's DeVos Center ANOTHER OPINIONCan we reduce suicides? Have faith OPINIONSteve Skaggs | Publisher Tom McNiff | Executive Editor Whitney Lehnecker | Digital Editor, Lifestyles Editor Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250


A8 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comare pursuing a plea deal or consider his testimony essential to their investi-gation given the amount of evidence and other cooperators theyve amassed in the last year. No one on the campaign, including Manafort, has been charged with a crime directly related to Russian attempts to sway the election.On Friday, Trump criticized Jacksons decision, even as he sought to distance himself from Manafort by saying the former chairman worked for other prominent Repub-licans and worked for his campaign for only days or something? A very short period of time. In fact, Manafort served there for nearly five months.Trump also tweeted with sarcasm that he didnt know Manafort was the head of the Mob and asked: What about Comey and Crooked Hillary and all of the others? Very unfair! The presi-dent referred incorrectly to Manaforts pre-trial deten-tion as a tough sentence. Manafort hasnt been convicted of any crimes or sentenced.In issuing her ruling, Jackson said she had struggled with the decision to jail Manafort while he awaits trial and considered alternatives.But she couldnt turn a blind eye to his conduct or ensure he would abide by her orders if he remained on house arrest.You have abused the trust placed in you six months ago, she said.Jacksons ruling came in response to an indictment handed up last week charg-ing Manafort, and longtime associate Konstantin Kilimnik, with obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice, adding to the multiple felony counts he already faced.Manafort pleaded not guilty to the latest indictment on Friday. Kilimnik, who prosecutors say lives in Russia, did not appear in court or respond to an email seeking comment Friday. Muellers team has said that Kilimnik has ties to Russian intelligence agen-cies, a claim he has denied.Prosecutors say the two men tried to get two witnesses to say that lobbying work on behalf of Ukraine and carried out by clandestinely paid former politicians occurred only in Europe and not the U.S., a contention the witnesses said they knew was false.The distinction matters because unregistered foreign lobbying in the U.S. is a crime, while lobbying solely in Europe would be outside the special coun-sels jurisdiction.Manaforts attorneys have accused prosecutors of conjuring a sinister plot out of innocuous contacts. They filed a memo written by one of the witnesses for Manafort that his attorneys say shows the work of the group, known as the Hapsburg group, was European-focused. In response, prosecutors filed additional documents showing extensive lobbying contacts by the group in the U.S., which they said showed the falsity of his representation. One document was a 2013 memo from Manafort to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. It described how Manafort had designed a program that used the Hapsburg members to lobby U.S. lawmakers and influence American public opinion including meetings on Capitol Hill.On Friday, Manafort lawyer Richard Westling said his client had largely complied with Jacksons orders. And he argued that Manafort could not have known the men he con-tacted were witnesses.Westling did not propose adding any conditions to Manaforts house arrest, only asking that the judge clarify whom he was or wasnt allowed to contact. He also asked the judge to consider the burden it would place on Manafort to prepare for two criminal trials from jail.Prosecutor Greg Andres said it was inconceivable that Manafort didnt know the men were potential wit-nesses, noting that he had specifically reached out to them to discuss allegations made in an indictment against him.Andres said Manafort had carried out a sustained campaign over five weeks to influence the witnesses testimony, which he said was part of Manaforts history of deception in this case. For example, he said, the government had discovered Manafort was trying to hide his communications by using a technique called foldering in which multiple people have access to the same email account and communicate by saving messages in a drafts folder rather than sending them.Jackson said she was very troubled by Manaforts contacts with witnesses. She also refused to lay out which witnesses were off-limits.This is not middle school. I cant take his cell-phone, she said, noting that if she listed 56 witnesses, she couldnt be certain he wouldnt contact the 57th.Manafort will remain in jail while he awaits trial in both Washington and Virginia over the next few months. He faces several felony charges including tax evasion, bank fraud, money-laundering conspiracy and acting as an unregistered foreign agent related to his Ukrainian political work, money he funneled through offshore accounts and loans he took out on property in the U.S. MANAFORTFrom Page A1

PAGE 9 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 B1 SALUTETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 CHAT WITH A VETERANTown: Okahumpka Branch of service and rank: Army, E5. Enlisted or drafted? Drafted. What did you do in the service? I was a forward observer with the 4th armored division. Why was it important? Well, I told artillery where to shoot (155 howitzers). What is your most important memory from service? I was stationed in Germany and I carried the American ” ag in the parade „ white gloves, silver helmet. That was an honor for me. What did you like least about service? The mess hall. They didn't know how to cook. The food was bad. And Graffenbier, the town. The weather there was either a foot of snow or a foot of dust. What do you want people to understand about war? Sometimes it's necessary, maybe as a last resort. ARCHIE MACLARTY TODAYHOAGIE NIGHT: At 4 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Call 352-323-8750, email amvetspost2006@gmail. com or go to VETERANS MEETING: At 2 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at the Silver Oaks Room Saddlebrook Recreation Center, 3010 Saddlebrook Lane in The Villages. Korean War and Service Veterans Chapter 169. For all veterans who served in Korea. Call 352-748-7009. DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT: At 5 p.m. every Saturday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Go to SALE FOR CHARITY: From 1 to 7 p.m. the third Sunday of the month at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Check time before heading over. Call 352-323-8750, email veteransinfoandevents@gmail.comor go to BREAKFAST BUFFET: From 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Sunday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. With biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, eggs and pancakes. Cost is $6.50. Free to “ rst responders with ID and kids under 6. Call 352-483-3327. WINGS AND KARAOKE: At 2 p.m. every Sunday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Call 352-323-8750, email amvetspost2006@gmail. com or go to CLASS: From 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. the second, third and fourth Monday of the month at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Daughters of the American Revolution help decode your documents and “ nd your ancestors. Call 352242-9805 for information.CALENDARSee CALENDAR, B4Newly elected SAR o cers take the oath of o ceDuring the May meeting of the Lake-Sumter Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, three of the “ ve newly elected of“ cers took the oath of of“ ce, which was administered by past-President and Patriot Medal winner Robert H. Moody. Annually in May, new of“ cers are elected for a one-year term and are eligible for reelection for a total of four terms. Those pictured are compatriots Allan La ne, president; Robert L. Beightol, 1st vice-president; and Edward J. Riley, secretary. Absent were Compatriots Richard K. Offutt, 2nd vice-pre sident; and Ronald L. G rove, treasurer, who will take their oath of of“ ce at the June meeting. The Lake-Sumter Chapter is on summer break until Oct. 6. For more information, go to ” [SUBMITTED] By Keith OliverCorrespondentDuty called Dad away on Fathers Day, and on lots of other holidays and birth-days for that matter, but for scores of military kids „ and grandkids „ their elders service to the nation became a special point of honor in their family heritage.I am the son of a sailor,Ž proudly proclaimed Joe Boyd, of Eustis. Dad (the late Carey Boyd) was a 20-year Navy chief and he taught us a lot of Navy chief ways.Like telling his children about the glorious efficiency of the Navy shower: You get wet, you turn off the water, you soap down and then you rinse off. You oughta know where the dirt is,Ž he told us.Marilyn Molnar Budzynskis father, retired high school coach, teacher and principal Gene Molnar, spent most of his time in the Marines as a reservist, even-tually earning the silver oak leaves of a lieutenant colonel by training troops one week-end a month and two weeks every summer.But he still managed to miss a family event or two,Ž she said, including the night I was born.When my mother called him at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, they wouldnt wake him up because their policy was dont disturb the officers sleep,Ž Budzynski laughed.Jade Edwards, whose mom, Roxanne, was born in Eustis, has lived the nomadic life of an Air Force brat „ Hawaii, Alabama, Maryland and twice each to Texas and North Carolina „ but says the moving around was awesome „ and you get to make friends everywhere.ŽHer father Chris, Jades pride and joy,Ž has pulled duty in Afghanistan and a half dozen other countries in addition to serving as an instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia.Eustis High grad Tim Hohmans dad, the late Robert Big BobŽ Hohman, was out of the Army when he and mom were raising us seven kids, except for Linda, the oldest.She was born at Fort Campbell, Kentucky,Ž he said, where Dad jumped with the 101st Airborne Division „ for the extra ten bucks a month.ŽEustis Richard Bishop, himself a former soldier, is particularly proud of his father Clayton Bishops service as a Navy photog-raphers mate during World War II. Clayton, who now resides in Leesburg, was scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 151 in Eustis in the A special time to re ectMarine veteran Gene Molnar and his daughter, Marilyn Budzynski, are pictured at Molnars home in Eustis. [TOM BENITEZ/CORRESPONDENT] Local military kids look back of dads service for Fathers DayAir Force senior NCO Chris Edwards is pictured in Afghanistan in 2007. [SUBMITTED] See REFLECT, B4


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PAGE 11 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 B3 FAITHTom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comHave you ever felt hard pressed, perplexed, persecuted or struck down? What did you do? Paul experienced it and wrote in 2 Corinthians 4:8-9: We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.Ž Paul might have been down, but he never stayed down for very long. Maybe we can find an answer to these pressing problems by looking at Paul, as he looked at Jesus. Paul followed up on those verses beginning in verse 10, We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. For we who are alive are always being given over to death for Jesus sake, so that his life may be revealed in our mortal body. So then, death is at work in us, but life is at work in you.Ž We need to learn Pauls secret. God gave the answer to Paul in 2 Corinthians 12: My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.Ž I found that secret in a devotional book recommended by a friend, Streams in the Desert.Ž I knew I would benefit greatly after reading the first offering to my wife, Nancy. The book is a devotional and I found it under June 29. They quoted Numbers 13:33: There we saw the Giants.Ž Have you ever seen giants „ or faced any struggle that was bigger than we are? There are two offerings in the devotional, both from unidentified writers. I wish I could thank them for what they wrote. They both talked about facing giants. Picking up in the second, There is a prevalent idea that the power of God in a human life should lift us above all trials and conflicts. The fact is, the power of God always brings a conflict and a struggle.Ž Paul proved it. One would have thought that on his great missionary journey to Rome, Paul would have been carried by some mighty providence above the power of storms and tempests and enemies,Ž they began. But, on the contrary, it was one long, hard fight with persecuting Jews, with wild tempests, with venomous vipers and all the powers of earth and hell.Ž Paul barely survived. Was that like a God of infinite power?Ž asked the writer. Yes, just like Him.Ž When Paul took the Lord Jesus Christ as the life of his body, a severe conflict immediately came; indeed, a conflict that never ended, a pressure that was persistent, but out of which he always emerged victorious through the strength of Jesus Christ. What a ceaseless, strenuous struggle! It is impossible to express in English the forcible language of the original. There are five pictures in succession.Ž In the first, hard pressed on every side, but not crushed, picture your enemies pressing in from every side.Ž Yet, Paul wasnt crushed because the police of heaven cleared the way just wide enough for him to get through.Ž If we can say with Paul our power is made perfect in weakness we can fit through the hole they make for us. Rick Reed is a columnist for the Daily Commercial. Email him at power is made perfect in weakness Rick ReedBy Michelle BoorsteinThe Washington PostLeading U.S. Catholic bishops on Wednesday escalated their criticism of the Trump administrations immigration policies, calling new asylum-limiting rules immoralŽ and rhetorically comparing the crackdown to abortion by saying it is a a right to lifeŽ issue.One bishop from the U.S.-Mexico border region reportedly suggested canonical penaltiesŽ„ which could refer to withholding the sacrament of Communion„ for Catholics involved in implementing the Trump policies.The comments came as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops„ the organizing body of bishops„ gathered for a biannual meeting in Fort Lauderdale. The topics of migration and asylum have long been a focus for the U.S. church; more than 50 percent of U.S. Catholics under the age of 30 are Latinos.The statements, including by the Conferences president, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston, came two days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled that fear of domestic violence or gang violence arent clear grounds for seeking asylum in the United States. Sessions said asylum claims have expanded too broadly.But the bishops said the ruling this week came on top of other Trump White House moves that they oppose. Those include ending a program that protected from deportation the dreamers,Ž young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, and Bishops pushing backNew Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops executive director Allen Sanchez, left, and Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester talk befo re the start of an immigration forum at Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in Albuquerque, N.M. Catholic bishops have likened Trumps asylum status policy to abortion, as a right-to-lifeŽ issue. [RUSSELL CONTRERAS/AP FILE] Catholic leaders call Trumps new asylum rules immoralU.S. President Donald Trump responds to reporters after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on Wednesday. Catholic bishops in the United States have been pushing back against Trumps asylum status policy. [EVAN VUCCI/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] TODAYSHABBAT SERVICES: At 10 a.m. every Saturday at Chabad House Center for Jewish Life and Learning, 13030 County Road 103 in Oxford. Call 352-3304466 or go to STUDY AND FELLOWSHIP: At 10 a.m. the “ rst and third Sunday of the month at the home of Joe Tassell, Pastor of Mercy Church in Mount Dora. Go to mercychurch” .org. GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: From 3 to 5 p.m. every Sunday at First Presbyterian Eustis, 117 S. Center St. To help people face challenges and rebuild their lives. Go to TO WEDNESDAYBIG TENT REVIVAL: From 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Oxford Assembly of God, 12114 N. U.S. Highway 301, just north of 466. Kids age 4 to 6th grade.MONDAYCROHN'S AND COLITIS SUPPORT GROUP: From 7 to 9:30 p.m. every third Monday of odd-numbered months at New Life Presbyterian Church, 201 La Vista St. in Fruitland Park. Call 248-840-7805. OUR FATHER'S HANDS CRAFT GROUP: From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Monday at New Life Baptist Church, 35300 Radio Road in Leesburg. Most items created are donated to charity. Call 352728-0004 for information. GRIEFSHARE: At 3:30 p.m. every Monday at First United Methodist Church of Tavares, 600 W. Ianthe St. For those grieving the loss of a loved one. Cost is $15 for workbook. Call Betty at 352-308-8229 to register. TOASTMASTERS MEETING: From 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday at Clermont Seventh-day Adventist Church, 498 W. Montrose St. Call 352-234-6495.TUESDAYCOMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEETING: At 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Trinity Lutheran Church, 17330 US Highway 27 in Summer“ eld. Nonpro“ t organization that provides support for families grieving from the death of a child. Central Florida Chapter. Email for information. LADIES PRECEPT BIBLE STUDY: From 9 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday at Fairway Christian Church Classrooms A-B, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information. LADIES TUESDAY BIBLE STUDY: From 9 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday at Fairway Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information.WEDNESDAYVACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: From 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays through July 25 at Christ United Methodist Church, 1313 Grif“ n Road in Leesburg. Kids grades K-5. Register at 352-365-0622 or CUMClsbg. LOVE AND LOGIC PARENTING CLASS: From 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 1 at Christ United Methodist Church, 1313 Grif“ n Road in Leesburg. For details: Register: 352-365-0622. LADIES BIBLE STUDY: From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday at New Life Baptist Church, 35300 Radio Road in Leesburg. Call 352-728-0004 for information. GRIEFSHARE: From 2 to 4 p.m. every Wednesday through Aug. 8 at Fairway Christian Church Room C/D, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. For all who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Call 352-259-9305 for information. YOGA THERAPY CHURCH: At 11 a.m. every Wednesday at Wildwood United Methodist Church, 300 Mason St. Amrit Yoga Therapy and Christian Scripture. Call 352-203-7258. WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDIES: From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information. MEN'S BIBLE STUDY: From 8 to 9 a.m. every Wednesday at Fairway Christian Church Classrooms C-D, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information. LADIES WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY: From 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Fairway Christian Church Classrooms A-B, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information.THURSDAYLADIES THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY: From 9 to 11 a.m. every Thursday at Fairway Christian Church Classrooms C-D, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information.FRIDAYRESOUND PERFORMS: At 6 p.m. at Fairway Christian Church, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Free. For details, call 352-259-9305. CHRISTIAN BREAKFAST CLUB: At 8:30 a.m. every Friday at Perkins Restaurant, 27811 S. Highway 27 in Leesburg. Interdenominational and all welcome. Call Dan or Lynda Rushing at 352-530-2518. SHEAR LOVE SOUL SALON: From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Friday at Wildwood United Methodist Church, 300 Mason St. With Pastor and cosmetologist Krista Olson. Wash hair beforehand and bring Bible. Call 352-203-7258.CALENDAR See BISHOPS, B4


B4 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comCARE PACKAGES FOR TROOPS: From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. every Monday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Drop off and label "care package for our troops." Call 352-430-4355 or email CHICKEN WINGS, PIZZA AND CORNHOLE: At 5 p.m. every Monday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Go to At 1:01 p.m. every Tuesday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Go to TACO TUESDAY: At 5 p.m. every Tuesday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Call 352-323-8750, email or go to VETERANS MEETING: At 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month in the grand hall at American Legion Post 347, 699 W. Lady Lake Blvd in Lady Lake. Call 352-461-1690. BINGO: From 6 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Sign in at the door. Connect with members and see what the post is all about. Call 352-323-8750, and ask for an AMVET of“ cer or auxiliary of“ cer. WACKY WEDNESDAY: From 4 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Go to LEGION POST 330 MEETING: At 7 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at MidFlorida Lakes, 200 Forest Drive in Leesburg. Call 352-217-2757.FRIDAYDINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT: At 5 p.m. every Friday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Go to FRIDAY FISH FRY: From 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Non-members must sign in with a sponsor. Wear red to honor those deployed. Call Post Commander or Vice at 352-323-8750, email or go to CALENDARFrom Page B1 1960s and, according to Richard, was known for being exacting on gig lines and anything to do with uniform appearance „ especially if it was me.ŽDawn Gosnell Diehls father and my hero,Ž Bob also served in the Navy during WWII aboard the tanker USS Chicopee in both the Pacific and Atlantic.Once,Ž she said, it was Dads turn at the helm during a typhoon and they literally lashed him to the wheel.Ž For Leon Libby, a snowbird from Maine who also has a home in Mount Dora and an active calendar with the min-istries of First Baptist Church of Umatilla, tales of his late fathers fighting on Iwo Jima is seared into his boyhood memories.His Marine dad, Robert Jones Libby, told young Leon Ill never forget seeing that flag go up on the other side of the island,Ž referring to the raising of the Stars and Stripes on Nov. 23, 1945, a singular act that became iconic when Associated Press war photog-rapher Joe Rosenthal captured the shot of a lifetime.Pvt. Libby, now deceased, also remembered the volca-nic ash being so hot on Mount Suribachi that we could take off our helmets and literally fry an egg inside those steel pots.Ž REFLECTFrom Page B1 reducing significantly the number of refugees allowed into the United States.At its core, asylum is an instrument to preserve the right to life. The Attorney Generals recent decision elicits deep concern because it potentially strips asylum from many women who lack adequate protection. These vulnerable women will now face return to the extreme dangers of domestic violence in their home coun-try. This decision negates decades of precedents that have provided protection to women fleeing domestic violence,Ž said a statement Wednesday by DiNardo in his capacity as USCCB president.The statement also condemned the continued use of family separation at the U.S./Mexico border as an implementation of the Administrations zero toler-ance policy. Our government has the discretion in our laws to ensure that young children are not separated from their parents and exposed to irreparable harm and trauma. Families are the foundational element of our society and they must be able to stay together.ŽThe bishops statement came a day after representa-tives of the biggest Protestant group in the United States„ the Southern Baptist Convention„ voted for a resolution that calls for protection of U.S. borders along with a pathway to legal statusŽ and an empha-sis on protecting family units.According to the Religion News Service, Tucson Bishop Edward Weisenburger raised the possibility of implement-ing canonical penalties for Catholics who are involved in this,Ž referring to children being separated from their families at the border. Canonical penalties can range from denial of sacraments to excommuni-cation, though Weisenburger did not specify what he intended beyond referring to sanctions that already exist for life issues,Ž RNS reported.Canonical penalties are there in place to heal,Ž Weisenburger said. And therefore, for the salva-tion of these peoples souls, maybe its time for us to look at canonical penalties.ŽEfforts to reach Weisenburger for details were not immediately successful late Wednesday.Some activists noted that it was rare for bishops to even talk about spiritual penalties in a political context, aside from warnings from some bishops to politicians who support abortion rights. John Gehring, a former USCCB staffer who is now a progressive faith advocate at Faith in Public Life, tweeted that its hard to overstateŽ the significance of Weisenburgers remarks.Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark, RNS reported, proposed that a group of bishops be sent to the border to inspect the detention facil-ities where children are kept as a sign of our pastoral con-cern and protest against the hardening of the American heart. Bishop Oscar Cant of Las Cruces, New Mexico, suggested public gestures such as prayer vigils in front of federal courthouses.ŽAlso on Wednesday, Cardinal Sean OMalley, a confidant of Pope Francis who heads the Boston arch-diocese, released a statement saying that while immigration policy is complex and must respect a variety of national and security needs, it is at its core about people, young and old, alone or in families, often fearful and abandoned. Immigration policy is a moral question that cannot be separated from decisions of what it is right and wrong, of justice and injustice. It is about respecting and reverenc-ing the dignity of the human person.ŽThe new U.S. immigration policies, OMalley said, fail to communicate a willing-ness to address the reality of widespread human suffering, and in many cases imminent danger, with compassion and care.ŽAs a Catholic bishop, I support political and legal authority. I have always taught respect for the civil law and will continue to do so. But, I cannot be silent when our countrys immigration policy destroys families, traumatizes par-ents, and terrorizes children. The harmful and unjust policy of separating children from their parents must be ended.Ž It wasnt clear what lever-age the bishops might have with the Trump administra-tion, whose faith advisory council is composed exclu-sively of evangelicals.When you have a social crisis of this magnitude, you have to look with two levels,Ž said the Rev. Bryan Hehir, secretary for social services and health care for the Boston archdiocese. You want to affect the policy, to make a counter-argument. Secondly I think from a his-torical perspective people will look back on this period of time and ask: Who said what?Ž BISHOPSFrom Page B3You want to a ect the policy, to make a counterargument. Secondly I think from a historical perspective people will look back on this period of time and ask: Who said what?ŽRev. Bryan Hehir, secretary for social services and health care for the Boston archdiocese

PAGE 13 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 C1 SPORTS NHRA | C3FORCE HAS QUITE A RUN GOING IN FUNNY CAR Paul Jenkins, Sports editor 352-365-8204 paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.comBy Frank Jolleyfrank.jolley@dailycommercial.comBrady Singer might need to invest in a new trophy case.Already winner of multiple honors, the University of Florida junior and former Eustis High School pitching standout picked up, arguably, his most prestigious honor Friday when he was awarded the Dick Howser Trophy by the National Collegiate Base-ball Writers Association.Singer was presented with the trophy at TD Ameritrade Park „ home of the College World Series „ in Omaha, Nebraska. He was among five finalists for the award along with second baseman Kody Clemens from Texas, pitcher Casey Mize from Auburn, catcher Joey Bart from Geor-gia Tech, and Illinois first baseman Bren Spillane.Likened to college footballs Heisman Trophy, according to the NCBWA website, the award has been presented annually since 1987 to a player based on his performance, character, leadership and courage, on and off the field.ŽPrevious winners include Kris Bryant, Stephen Strasburg, Buster Posey, David Price and Jason Varitek.Singer is the second player from UF to win the trophy, following Mike Zunino in 2012.The trophy, a bronze bust of its late namesake, is on per-manent display at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, home of the Tampa Bay Rays. It is presented in conjunction with the Dick Howser Trophy com-mittee and the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.Howser was a two-time All-American shortstop at Florida State in the 1950s, and Singer wins Dick Howser TrophyUniversity of Florida pitcher Brady Singer, a former Eustis High standout, earned national Player of the Year honors when he was awarded the Dick Howser Trophy on Friday. [CYNDI CHAMBERS / GATEHOUSE MEDIA] The Associated PressSOCHI, Russia „ Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain on Friday at the World Cup.Ronaldo had twice given Portugal the lead with firsthalf goals, but Diego Costa equalized for Spain with a goal in each half. Nacho Fernandez then put the 2010 champions ahead with a one-timer from outside the area in the Group B match.Spain looked to have successfully overcome its dramatic coaching change on the eve of the tournament but Ronaldo curled a late shot over the wall to force the draw.Ronaldo's opening goal from the penalty spot allowed him to become the fourth player to score in four World Cups, joining Pele, Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler. Ronaldo also became the first Portuguese player to appear in four World Cups.His second goal came after a blunder by Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, who let the ball bounce off his hands and into the net.Spain badly needed a win-ning start after the federation fired coach Julen Lopetegui two days before its tournament debut for accepting a job with Real Madrid without letting it know in advance. Sporting director Fernando WORLD CUP ROUNDUPRonaldo hat trick earns Portugal 33 drawPortugals Cristiano Ronaldo scores his third goal with a free kick during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on Friday. [AP PHOTO / FRANK AUGSTEIN] By Kevin BrockwayGatehouse MediaFlorida baseball coach Kevin OSullivan often refers to soft-spoken junior closer Michael Byrne, as a starting pitcher who happens to be getting the last three outs of the game.ŽTo get Florida to its fourth consecutive College World Series appearance, Byrne had no margin for error in a starters-like outing. Byrne pitched four scoreless innings to earn the win, allowing Florida to outlast Auburn 3-2 in 11 innings Monday night to win the NCAA Gainesville Super Regional at McK-ethan Stadium.Byrne struck out the first four batters he faced, but kept his pitch count low, needing just 49 pitches to get through the four frames. He retired the side in order three times.I tried to make at a simple as I could, not throw as many pitches as I had to,Ž Byrne said. Just get them back in the dugout.ŽThe only inning Byrne ran into trouble was the 10th, when he allowed a pair of Auburn runners on with a single and a walk with two outs. But with the potential go-ahead run on second base, Byrne got catcher Brett Wright to ground into a force out at third base.Michael Byrne was spe-cial again,Ž OSullivan said. What can I say? Continues to do what he does, he knows who he is, makes big pitches consistently.ŽThat experience of making big pitches in big Byrne keeps Gators on track to ultimate goal Florida relief pitcher Michael Byrne throws against Auburn during the deciding game Monday of the NCAA super regional in Gainesville. [MATT STAMEY / GATEHOUSE MEDIA] Dustin Johnson reacts after making a putt for birdie on the fourth green during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship on Friday in Southampton, N.Y. [AP PHOTO / SETH WENIG] Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at US OpenBy Doug FergusonAssociated PressSOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. „ Dustin Johnson handled the worst of the weather and wound up as the sole survivor to par at the U.S. Open, taking a four-shot lead into the weekend at Shinnecock Hills with plenty of remind-ers of how it can all go wrong.Some of them from John-son's own experiences.Most came from the final hours Friday in pristine weather from those trying to catch him.Johnson endured the wind and two hours of rain that made Shinnecock play even longer by dropping only one shot, never putting himself in position to make a big number and holing a 45-foot birdie putt on the par-3 seventh that carried him to a 3-under 67."You've got to play really good golf if you want to shoot a good score, and I like where par is a good score on every hole, no matter what club you've got in your hand, what hole it is," Johnson said.No matter the weather, Shinnecock can punish anyone in a New York minute.Ian Poulter was one shot out of the lead and in the middle of the fairway with two holes to go when one bad shot led to a few more that were even worse „ a bunker shot over the green, a chunk into the hay, a chop short of the green and a triple bogey on No. 8. He made bogey on his last hole for a 72."There's a disaster on every single hole," Poulter said.That left Charley Hoffman the only other player under par until he missed the 18th fairway and had to make a 5-footer to escape with bogey and a 69.Johnson was at 4-under 136 Sole survivorSee GATORS, C4 See GOLF, C4 See SOCCER, C4 See SINGER, C4


C2 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | SCOREBOARD HOW TO REACH USPaul Jenkins, Sports Editor Email: Phone: 352-365-8204SPORTS RESULTSSchools or coaches can report game results by calling 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to Results submitted after 9:30 p.m. may not appear in the next days edition of the Daily Commercial.SPORTS ON TVAUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 „ NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, M&M's 200, practice, at Newton, Iowa 11 a.m. FS2 „ NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, M&M's 200, “ nal practice, at Newton, Iowa 3 p.m. FS2 „ NASCAR, X“ nity Series, Iowa 250, practice, at Newton, Iowa 4:30 p.m. FS2 „ NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, M&M's 200, qualifying, at Newton, Iowa 5:30 p.m. FS1 „ NASCAR, X“ nity Series, Iowa 250, “ nal practice, at Newton, Iowa 7 p.m. FS1 „ NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, M&M's 200, at Newton, Iowa BOXING 9 p.m. SHO „ Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo, for Spence's IBF welterweight title; Daniel Roman vs. Moises Flores, for Roman's WBA junior featherweight title, at Frisco, Texas CFL FOOTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 „ Hamilton at Calgary 10 p.m. ESPN2 „ Montreal at British Columbia COLLEGE BASEBALL 3 p.m. ESPN „ NCAA World Series, Game 1, Oregon St. vs North Carolina, at Omaha, Neb. 8 p.m. ESPN „ NCAA World Series, Game 2, Washington vs. Mississippi St., at Omaha, Neb. DRAG RACING 9 p.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Thunder Valley Nationals, qualifying, at Bristol, Tenn. (same-day tape) GOLF 11 a.m. FOX „ USGA, U.S. Open, third round, at Southampton, N.Y. 1:30 p.m. GOLF „ LPGA Tour, Meijer Classic, third round, at Grand Rapid, Mich. HORSE RACING 8:30 p.m. NBCSN „ Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Stephen Foster Handicap and Fleur de Lis Handicap, at Louisville, Ky. MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB „ Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees SUN „ Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees 4 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Philadelphia at Milwaukee OR Washington at Toronto FS-Florida „ Miami at Baltimore 7 p.m. FOX „ Regional coverage, Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers or Boston at Seattle 11 p.m. MLB „ N.Y. Mets at Arizona (joined in progress) MOTOR SPORTS 3 p.m. NBC „ AMA, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series, High Point National (450 Class Moto 2 races), at Mt. Morris, Pa. 4 p.m. NBCSN „ AMA, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series, High Point National (250 Class Moto 2 races), at Mt. Morris, Pa. SOCCER 6 a.m. FS1 „ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group C, France vs. Australia, at Kazan, Russia 9 a.m. FOX „ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group D, Argentina vs. Iceland, at Moscow Noon FS1 „ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group C, Peru vs. Denmark, at Saransk, Russia 3 p.m. FS1 „ FIFA World Cup, Group stage: Group D, Croatia vs. Nigeria, at Kaliningrad, Russia 8 p.m. ESPNEWS „ NWSL, Portland at Chicago WNBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. NBA „ New York at MInnesota BASEBALL FCSL STANDINGSTEAM W L .PCT GB Leesburg 8 1 .889 „ DeLand 6 5 .545 3 Winter Park 5 5 .500 3.5 Sanford 5 6 .455 4 Seminole 4 6 .400 4.5 Winter Garden 2 7 .222 6Wednesdays gamesLeesburg at Seminole, ppd. Winter Garden 12, Sanford 1 DeLand 3, Winter Park 1Thursdays gamesLeesburg 7, Sanford 6 DeLand at Seminole, ppd. Winter Garden at Winter Park, ppd.Fridays gamesLeesburg at Sanford, late DeLand 10, Seminole 2, 2nd game late Winter Park at Winter Garden, ppd.Todays gamesLeesburg at Sanford, 7 p.m. Winter Garden at Winter Park, (2) 4:30 p.m. Seminole at DeLand, 7 p.m.Mondays gamesDeLand at Leesburg, 7 p.m. Seminole at Winter Garden, 6 p.m. Winter Park at Sanford, 7 p.m.Tuesdays gamesLeesburg at DeLand, 7 p.m. Seminole at Winter Garden, 6 p.m. Winter Park at Sanford, 7 p.m.NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES GLANCEAt TD Ameritrade Park Omaha Omaha, Neb. (Double Elimination)TodayGame 1 „ Oregon State (49-10-1) vs. North Carolina (43-18), 3 p.m. Game 2 „ Washington 35-24) vs. Mississippi State (37-37), 8 p.m.SundayGame 3 „ Arkansas (44-19) vs. Texas (42-21), 2 p.m. Game 4 „ Texas Tech (44-18) vs. Florida (47-19), 7 p.m.MondayGame 5 „ Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 2 p.m. Game 6 „ Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 7 p.m.TuesdayGame 7 „ Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 2 p.m. Game 8 „ Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 7 p.m.WednesdayGame 9 „ Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 loser, 7 p.m.ThursdayGame 10 „ Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 loser, 8 p.m.FridayGame 11 „ Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 3 p.m. Game 12 „ Game 8 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 8 p.m.Saturday, June 23x-Game 13 „ Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 3 p.m. x-Game 14 „ Game 8 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 8 p.m.Championship Series(Best-of-3) Monday, June 25: Pairings TBD, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26: Pairings TBD, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 27: Pairings TBD, 7 p.m.DICK HOWSER TROPHY WINNERS2018 „ Brady Singer, rhp, Florida 2017 „ Brendan McKay, p/1b, Louisville 2016 „ Seth Beer, of, Clemson 2015 „ Andrew Benintendi, of, Arkansas 2014 „ A.J. Reed, p-1b, Kentucky 2013 „ Kris Bryant, 3b, San Diego 2012 „ Mike Zunino, c, Florida 2011 „ Taylor Jungmann, p, Texas 2010 „ Anthony Rendon, 3b, Rice 2009 „ Stephen Strasburg, p, San Diego State 2008 „ Buster Posey, c, Florida State 2007 „ David Price, p, Vanderbilt 2006 „ Brad Lincoln, p, Houston 2005 „ Alex Gordon, 3b, Nebraska 2004 „ Jered Weaver, p, Long Beach State 2003 „ Rickie Weeks, inf, Southern U. 2002 „ Khalil Greene, ss, Clemson 2001 „ Mark Prior, p, Southern Cal 2000 „ Mark Teixeira, 3B, Georgia Tech 1999 „ Jason Jennings, p-dh, Baylor 1998 „ Eddy Furniss, 1B, LSU 1997 „ J.D. Drew, of, Florida State 1996 „ Kris Benson, p, Clemson 1995 „ Todd Helton, 1B, Tennessee 1994 „ Jason Varitek, c, Georgia Tech 1993 „ Brooks Kieschnick, of-p, Texas 1992 „ Brooks Kieschnick, of-p, Texas 1991 „ Frank Rodriguez, p, Howard College (Texas) 1990 „ Alex Fernandez, p, Miami-Dade South 1989 „ Scott Bryant, of-p, Texas 1988 „ Robin Ventura, 3b, Oklahoma State 1987 „ Mike Fiore, of, Miami GOLF UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATIONU.S. OPENThursdays leaders at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y. Purse: $12 million. Yardage: 7,445; Par: 70 (35-35) (a-denotes amateur)First RoundScott Piercy 35-34„69 Ian Poulter 33-36„69 Russell Henley 32-37„69 Dustin Johnson 33-36„69 Jason Dufner 34-36„70 Matthieu Pavon 35-36„71 Justin Rose 35-36„71 Charles Howell 35-36„71 Charley Hoffman 37-34„71 Sam Burns 37-34„71 Henrik Stenson 33-38„71 Byeong Hun An 34-37„71 Brendan Steele 35-37„72 Patrick Rodgers 37-35„72 Mickey DeMorat 36-36„72 Xander Schauffele 36-36„72 Alex Noren 37-35„72 Brandt Snedeker 37-35„72 Eric Axley 34-39„73 Paul Casey 36-37„73 Zach Johnson 36-37„73 Patrick Reed 38-35„73 Andrew Johnston 36-37„73 Matthew Fitzpatrick 35-38„73 Rickie Fowler 36-37„73 Russell Knox 38-35„73 a-Luis Gagne 37-36„73 Chris Naegel 38-35„73 Brian Gay 33-40„73 Ryan Fox 37-36„73 Rafa Cabrera Bello 35-38„73 Pat Perez 36-37„73 Steve Stricker 37-36„73 Jim Furyk 35-38„73 Si Woo Kim 35-38„73 a-Will Grimmer 38-35„73 a-Matt Parziale 39-35„74 Aaron Baddeley 39-35„74 Louis Oosthuizen 38-36„74 Brian Harman 34-40„74 Matt Kuchar 33-41„74 Marc Leishman 37-37„74 Shubhankar Sharma 36-38„74 Justin Thomas 36-38„74 Brian Stuard 38-36„74 Jimmy Walker 38-37„75 Patrick Cantlay 37-38„75 Brooks Koepka 36-39„75 Tyrrell Hatton 37-38„75 Danny Willett 39-36„75 Kevin Chappell 36-39„75 Hideki Matsuyama 36-39„75 Calum Hill 36-39„75 Dean Burmester 38-37„75 Peter Uihlein 34-41„75 Roberto Castro 38-37„75 Tony Finau 39-36„75 Luke List 36-39„75 Sergio Garcia 36-39„75 Tommy Fleetwood 37-38„75 Francesco Molinari 36-39„75 Kyle Stanley 38-37„75 Shane Lowry 36-39„75 Chez Reavie 38-37„75 Cameron Wilson 38-37„75 Chesson Hadley 37-39„76 Jhonattan Vegas 37-39„76 Mackenzie Hughes 38-38„76 Branden Grace 37-39„76 Daniel Berger 36-40„76 Bryson DeChambeau 39-37„76 Thorbjorn Olesen 35-41„76 Bill Haas 39-37„76 Lanto Grif“ n 36-40„76 Sungjae Im 38-38„76 Tim Wilkinson 38-38„76 Matthew Jones 40-36„76 a-Chun An Yu 37-39„76 Ted Potter 39-37„76 Richy Werenski 36-40„76 Ollie Schniederjans 37-39„76 Emiliano Grillo 38-38„76 Webb Simpson 35-41„76 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 37-39„76 Ross Fisher 38-38„76 a-Braden Thornberry 39-37„76 David Gazzolo 38-38„76 Matthew Southgate 38-39„77 Tyler Duncan 39-38„77 Alexander Levy 38-39„77 Bubba Watson 39-38„77 Phil Mickelson 38-39„77 Matthew Wallace 39-38„77 Dylan Meyer 41-36„77 Aaron Wise 39-38„77 Richie Ramsay 36-41„77 Lucas Glover 34-43„77 Kevin Kisner 35-42„77 Sebastian Vazquez 37-40„77 Michael Miller 37-40„77 Michael Putnam 41-37„78 Jason Scrivener 38-40„78 Dylan Frittelli 36-42„78 Jordan Spieth 39-39„78 Cole Miller 39-39„78 a-Tyler Strafaci 39-39„78 Ryan Evans 38-40„78 Paul Waring 40-38„78 Jon Rahm 39-39„78 Ernie Els 39-39„78 Tiger Woods 38-40„78 Adam Scott 39-39„78 Christopher Babcock 38-40„78 Harold Varner 37-42„79 Trey Mullinax 38-41„79 David Bransdon 42-37„79 a-Doug Ghim 41-38„79 Jason Day 40-39„79 Charl Schwartzel 40-39„79 Tom Lewis 37-42„79 Wenchong Liang 37-42„79 Gary Woodland 38-41„79 Kenny Perry 40-39„79 Graeme McDowell 39-40„79 Cameron Smith 39-40„79 Haotong Li 37-42„79 Rikuya Hoshino 37-42„79 Scott Stallings 38-42„80 Sebastian Munoz 37-43„80 Will Zalatoris 40-40„80 a-Harry Ellis 37-43„80 Rory McIlroy 38-42„80 a-Rhett Rasmussen 41-39„80 Satoshi Kodaira 39-42„81 a-Jacob Bergeron 38-43„81 a-Kristoffer Reitan 41-40„81 a-Shintaro Ban 41-40„81 Sung Joon Park 40-41„81 a-Noah Goodwin 38-43„81 Keegan Bradley 39-42„81 James Morrison 41-40„81 a-Stewart Hagestad 39-42„81 Sulman Raza 42-40„82 Shota Akiyoshi 39-43„82 a-Ryan Lumsden 39-43„82 a-Philip Barbaree 37-45„82 a-Franklin Huang 40-42„82 a-Garrett Rank 41-42„83 Martin Kaymer 43-40„83 Adam Hadwin 44-39„83 Lucas Herbert 41-42„83 a-Timothy Wiseman 42-41„83 a-Theo Humphrey 45-39„84 Michael Block 40-45„85 Michael Hebert 45-42„87 Scott Gregory 47-45„92LPGA TOURMEIJER LPGA CLASSICThursdays leaders at Blythe“ eld Country Club, Grand Rapids, Mich. Purse: $2 million. Yardage: 6,624; Par: 72 (36-36) (a-denotes amateur)First RoundKelly Shon 29-35„64 So Yeon Ryu 31-33„64 Anna Nordqvist 32-34„66 Su Oh 32-34„66 Celine Herbin 32-34„66 Lizette Salas 34-32„66 Sophia Popov 34-33„67 Caroline Masson 33-34„67 Lee-Anne Pace 33-34„67 a-Jaclyn Lee 34-34„68 Hannah Green 33-35„68 Caroline Inglis 35-33„68 Mariah Stackhouse 33-35„68 Ashleigh Buhai 34-34„68 Mina Harigae 35-33„68 Caroline Hedwall 35-33„68 Brianna Do 34-34„68 Katelyn Dambaugh 33-35„68 Lexi Thompson 36-32„68 Sandra Gal 34-34„68 Azahara Munoz 33-35„68 Angela Stanford 35-33„68 Sakura Yokomine 33-35„68 Morgan Pressel 35-33„68 Michelle Wie 32-37„69 Lindy Duncan 34-35„69 Lydia Ko 34-35„69 Sei Young Kim 33-36„69 Jeong Eun Lee 35-34„69 Jacqui Concolino 37-32„69 Ola“ a Kristinsdottir 34-35„69 Brittany Lang 32-37„69 Becky Morgan 35-34„69 Benyapa Niphatsophon 35-34„69 Ariya Jutanugarn 33-36„69 Brooke M. Henderson 35-34„69 Yu Liu 34-35„69 Haru Nomura 34-35„69 Laetitia Beck 35-35„70 Daniela Iacobelli 35-35„70 Peiyun Chien 35-35„70 Moriya Jutanugarn 35-35„70 Nelly Korda 35-35„70 Nasa Hataoka 33-37„70 Cristie Kerr 34-36„70 Jin Young Ko 34-36„70 Maude-Aimee Leblanc 35-35„70 Gemma Dryburgh 36-34„70 Tiffany Joh 34-36„70 Xiyu Lin 35-35„70 Madeleine Sheils 34-36„70 Thidapa Suwannapura 36-34„70 Vicky Hurst 34-36„70 Dani Holmqvist 35-35„70 Emily Tubert 36-34„70 Bronte Law 35-35„70 Yani Tseng 37-33„70 Katherine Kirk 36-34„70 Sydnee Michaels 33-37„70 Mind Muangkhumsakul 34-36„70 Emily Pedersen 36-34„70 Christina Kim 35-35„70 Jackie Stoelting 36-35„71 Sandra Changkija 37-34„71 Nanna Koerstz Madsen 34-37„71 Alena Sharp 36-35„71 Eun-Hee Ji 35-36„71 Wei-Ling Hsu 36-35„71 Angel Yin 36-35„71 Holly Clyburn 35-36„71 Beatriz Recari 35-36„71 Rebecca Artis 35-36„71 Robynn Ree 36-35„71 Kassidy Teare 36-35„71 Kendall Dye 35-36„71 Carlota Ciganda 36-35„71 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras 37-34„71 Ilhee Lee 35-36„71 Giulia Molinaro 36-36„72 Julieta Granada 34-38„72 Sarah Burnham 36-36„72 Cheyenne Woods 37-35„72 In Gee Chun 36-36„72 Hyo Joo Kim 35-37„72 Celine Boutier 37-35„72 Perrine Delacour 36-36„72 Min Lee 35-37„72 Katie Burnett 39-34„73 Lauren Kim 35-38„73 Kris Tamulis 38-35„73 Jaye Marie Green 39-34„73 Maddie McCrary 36-37„73 Wichanee Meechai 38-35„73 Samantha Troyanovich 36-37„73 Luna Sobron 35-38„73 Laura Diaz 38-35„73 Hee Young Park 37-36„73 Aditi Ashok 37-36„73 Pernilla Lindberg 35-38„73 Paula Creamer 36-37„73 Megan Khang 35-38„73 Cydney Clanton 38-35„73 Nicole Broch Larsen 36-37„73 Brittany Benvenuto 36-37„73 Cindy LaCrosse 36-37„73 Anne-Catherine Tanguay 37-36„73 Amy Yang 34-39„73 Maria Hernandez 38-35„73 Brittany Marchand 36-37„73 Mi Jung Hur 38-35„73 Amelia Lewis 38-35„73 Katherine Perry 39-35„74 Dori Carter 37-37„74 P.K. Kongkraphan 36-38„74 Lee Lopez 38-36„74 Leticia Ras-Anderica 38-36„74 Brittany Altomare 37-37„74 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong 36-38„74 Samantha Wagner 39-35„74 Lauren Coughlin 38-36„74 Simin Feng 38-36„74 Maria Torres 37-37„74 Jennifer Hahn 37-38„75 Kim Kaufman 36-39„75 Camilla Lennarth 38-37„75 SOCCER MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 10 3 3 33 33 19 New York City FC 8 3 4 28 30 20 Columbus 7 4 6 27 22 16 New York Red Bulls 8 4 2 26 30 16 New England 6 4 6 24 27 23 Orlando City 6 8 1 19 24 31 Chicago 5 7 4 19 23 28 Philadelphia 5 7 3 18 16 21 Montreal 5 11 0 15 18 31 Toronto FC 4 7 3 15 23 27 D.C. United 2 6 4 10 19 24 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GASporting Kansas City 8 2 5 29 28 14 FC Dallas 8 1 5 29 24 14 Los Angeles FC 7 4 3 24 29 24 Vancouver 6 5 5 23 26 30 Real Salt Lake 7 7 1 22 19 29 Portland 6 3 4 22 20 18 Houston 6 5 3 21 29 21 Los Angeles Galaxy 6 7 2 20 22 23 Minnesota United 5 8 1 16 17 26 Seattle 3 8 2 11 10 17 San Jose 2 9 4 10 24 31 Colorado 2 9 3 9 16 26 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieWednesdays GamesAtlanta United FC 2, Columbus 0 Montreal 3, Orlando City 0 D.C. United 4, Toronto FC 4, tie New York 2, Seattle 1 Chicago 2, Colorado 2, tie New England 2, San Jose 2, tieSaturday, June 23Vancouver at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. FC Dallas at New York Red Bulls, 6 p.m. Montreal at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. Houston at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota United at Colorado, 9 p.m. Chicago at Seattle, 10 p.m. San Jose at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Columbus at Los Angeles FC, 10:30 p.m.Sunday, June 24Portland at Atlanta United FC, 4:30 p.m. Toronto FC at New York City FC, 5 p.m.FIFA WORLD CUPAll times EasternFIRST ROUNDGROUP A W D L GF GA Pts Russia 1 0 0 5 0 3 Uruguay 1 0 0 1 0 3 Egypt 0 0 1 0 1 0 Saudi Arabia 0 0 1 0 5 0 Thursday At Moscow (Luzhniki) Russia 5, Saudi Arabia 0 Friday At Ekaterinburg, Russia Uruguay 1, Egypt 0 Tuesday At St. Petersburg, Russia Russia vs. Egypt, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia, 11 a.m. Monday, June 25 At Samara, Russia Uruguay vs. Russia, 10 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt, 10 a.m. GROUP B W D L GF GA Pts Iran 1 0 0 1 0 3 Portugal 0 1 0 3 3 1 Spain 0 1 0 3 3 1 Morocco 0 0 1 0 1 0 Friday At St. Petersburg, Russia Iran 1, Morocco 0 At Sochi, Russia Spain 3, Portugal 3, tie Wednesday, June 20 At Moscow (Luzhniki) Portugal vs. Morocco, 8 a.m. At Kazan, Russia Iran vs. Spain, 2 p.m. Monday, June 25 At Kaliningrad, Russia Spain vs. Morocco, 2 p.m. At Saransk, Russia Iran vs. Portugal, 2 p.m. GROUP C W D L GF GA Pts Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 France 0 0 0 0 0 0 Peru 0 0 0 0 0 0 Today At Kazan, Russia France vs. Australia, 6 a.m. At Saransk, Russia Peru vs. Denmark, noon Thursday, June 21 At Samara, Russia Denmark vs. Australia, 8 a.m. At Ekaterinburg, Russia France vs. Peru, 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 At Moscow (Luzhniki) Denmark vs. France, 10 a.m. At Sochi, Russia Australia vs. Peru, 10 a.m. GROUP D W D L GF GA Pts Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 Nigeria 0 0 0 0 0 0 Today At Moscow (Spartak) Argentina vs. Iceland, 9 a.m. At Kaliningrad, Russia Croatia vs. Nigeria, 3 p.m. Thursday, June 21 At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Argentina vs. Croatia, 2 p.m. Friday, June 22 At Volgograd, Russia Nigeria vs. Iceland, 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Iceland vs. Croatia, 2 p.m. At St. Petersburg, Russia Nigeria vs. Argentina, 2 p.m. GROUP E W D L GF GA Pts Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 Costa Rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sunday At Samara, Russia Costa Rica vs. Serbia, 8 a.m. At Rostov-on-Don, Russia Brazil vs. Switzerland, 2 p.m. Friday, June 22 At St. Petersburg, Russia Brazil vs. Costa Rica, 8 a.m. At Kaliningrad, Russia Serbia vs. Switzerland, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 At Moscow (Spartak) Serbia vs. Brazil, 2 p.m. At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, 2 p.m. GROUP F W D L GF GA Pts Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sunday At Moscow (Luzhniki) Germany vs. Mexico, 11 a.m. Monday At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Sweden vs. South Korea, 8 a.m. Saturday, June 23 At Rostov-on-Don, Russia South Korea vs. Mexico, 11 a.m. At Sochi, Russia Germany vs. Sweden, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 At Ekaterinburg, Russia Mexico vs. Sweden, 10 a.m. At Kazan, Russia South Korea vs. Germany, 10 a.m. GROUP G W D L GF GA Pts Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 England 0 0 0 0 0 0 Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Monday At Sochi, Russia Belgium vs. Panama, 11 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Tunisia vs. England, 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23 At Moscow (Spartak) Belgium vs. Tunisia, 8 a.m. Sunday, June 24 At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia England vs. Panama, 8 a.m. Thursday, June 28 At Kaliningrad, Russia England vs. Belgium, 2 p.m. At Saransk, Russia Panama vs. Tunisia, 2 p.m. GROUP H W D L GF GA Pts Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 Senegal 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tuesday At Saransk, Russia Colombia vs. Japan, 8 a.m. At Moscow (Spartak) Poland vs. Senegal, 11 a.m. Sunday, June 24 At Ekaterinburg, Russia Japan vs. Senegal, 11 a.m. At Kazan, Russia Poland vs. Colombia, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 28 At Samara, Russia Senegal vs. Colombia, 10 a.m. At Volgograd, Russia Japan vs. Poland, 10 a.m. ODDS PREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Pittsburgh -138 Cincinnati +128 at Atlanta -137 San Diego +127 at Milwaukee -134 Philadelphia +124 Chicago -108 at St. Louis -102 at Arizona -144 New York +134 at Los Angeles -195 San Francisco +180American Leagueat New York -205 Tampa Bay +185 at Cleveland -210 Minnesota +190 at Chicago -128 Detroit +118 Houston -200 at Kansas City +180 Los Angeles -116 at Oakland +106 at Seattle -142 Boston +132Interleagueat Baltimore -162 Miami +152 Washington -128 at Toronto +118 at Texas -105 Colorado -105 Updated odds available at TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES „ Recalled LHP Tanner Scott from Norfolk (IL). Selected the contract of INF Corban Joseph from Bowie (EL). Optioned RHP Yefry Ramrez to Norfolk. Placed LHP Richard Bleier on the 10-day DL, retroactive to June 14. Designated LHP D.J. Snelten for assignment. CLEVELAND INDIANS „ Placed 1B Yonder Alonso on the family-medical-emergency list. Activated CF Tyler Naquin from the 10-day DL. MINNESOTA TWINS „ Reinstated 1B Joe Mauer from the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Taylor Motter from Rochester (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES „ Recalled RHP Jonathan Loaisiga from Trenton (EL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS „ Agreed to terms with OFs Kyler Murray, Devin Foyle and Alonzo Jones; SS Jeremy Eierman; RHPs Gus Varland and Calvin Coker and 3B Jonah Bride on minor league contracts.National LeagueNEW YORK METS „ Signed OF Jarred Kelenic to a minor league contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES „ Reinstated INF Jung Ho Kang from the restricted list and optioned him to Indianapolis (IL). Signed OF Travis Swaggerty to a minor league contract. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS „ Recalled 1B Luke Voit from Spring“ eld (TL). Activated EHP Matt Bowman from the 10-day DL. Placed 1B Jos Martnez on the paternity list.Midwest LeagueQUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS „ Added OF Logan Mattix and INF David Hensley to the roster. Transferred OF Corey Julks and INF Cody Bohanek to Buies Creek (Cal).American AssociationCHICAGO DOGS „ Traded INF Craig Maddox to Southern Maryland (Atlantic) for future considerations. CLEBURNE RAILROADERS „ Signed RHP Jesus E. Sanchez.Atlantic LeagueLONG ISLAND DUCKS „ Activated RHPs John Brownell and Matt Larkins. Placed LHP Jake Fisher and RHP Jair Jurrjens on the inactive list.Can-Am LeagueTROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES „ Signed RHP Jackson Zarubin.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueNFL „ Suspended Dallas DL David Irving four games and Cleveland OL Donald Stephenson two games for violating its substance-abuse policy. ARIZONA CARDINALS „ Signed WR Greg Little to a one-year contract. Released LB Frank Ginda and WR Cobi Hamilton. OAKLAND RAIDERS „ Signed DE Arden Key.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueCHICAGO BLACKHAWKS „ Agreed to terms with Fs Vinnie Hinostroza and John Hayden on two-year contracts through the 2019-20 season.SOCCERMajor League SoccerNEW YORK RED BULLS „ Signed sporting director Denis Hamlett to a multiyear contract extension.National Womens Soccer LeagueSKY BLUE FC „ Signed F Imani Dorsey. Waived D Kayla Mills.COLLEGETEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY „ Named Victoria Pena womens coordinator for basketball operations. AUTO RACING UPCOMING RACESAll times EasternNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPLast race: Clint Bowyer, starting 12th, won for the second time this season. Next race: Toyota/Save Mart 350, June 24, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, California. Online: NASCAR XFINITY IOWA 250Site: Newton, Iowa Schedule: Today, practice, 3:05 p.m. (FS2), practice, 5:40 p.m. (FS1); Sunday, qualifying, 2:35 p.m. (FS1), race, 5 p.m., FS1 Track: Iowa Speedway (oval, 0.875 miles). Race distance: 218.75 miles, 250 laps. Last year: William Byron won his “ rst race of 2017. Last race: Austin Dillon took “ rst in a rainshortened race in Michigan. Fast facts: Last weeks win was the ninth of Dillons career. He took the lead on lap 72 and held it for 19 more laps before weather forced of“ cials to call the race. ...Dillons victory was also Richard Childress Racings “ rst in X“ nity since Michael McDowell took the checkered ” ag at Road America in 2016. ... NASCAR Next driver Riley Herbst will make his debut this weekend in Joe Gibbs Racings No. 18 car. Herbst has made 27 ARCA starts over the past two years and scored a win at Pocono. Next race: Overtons 300, June 30, Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Illinois. Online: NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK M&MS 200Site: Newton, Iowa Schedule: Today, practice, 9:35 a.m. (FS1), practice, 11:05 a.m. (FS2), qualifying, 4:30 p.m. (FS2), race, 7 p.m. (FS1). Track: Iowa Speedway Race distance: 175 miles, 200 laps. Last year: John Hunter Nemechek won his second race in a row. Last race: Johnny Sauter made it back-to-back wins in Texas. Fast facts: Sauter has won four of the eight races run so far in 2018. Hes got a 77-point lead over Noah Gragson in the point standings. ...Saturdays race will be a homecoming for Brett Mof“ tt, who grew up in nearby Grimes, Iowa. Mof“ tt is third in the standings, 95 points back of Sauter. ... Todd Gilliland led a race-high 62 laps last week, just hours after receiving his high school diploma in a pre-race ceremony. Next race: Overtons 225, June 29, Chicagoland Speedway Online:

PAGE 15 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 C3By Matt HolzapfelCorrespondentLEESBURG „ Jay Prather keyed a three-run rally by beating out an infield single and came around to score the winning run on a wild pitch as the Leesburg Lightning came-frombehind in the seventh inning to beat Sanford 7-6 on Thursday night at Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field.The win was the eighth in a row for Leesburg, the third-longest winning streak in team history.Louis Davenport III threw two perfect innings of relief to pick up the save, strik-ing out four while facing the minimum six batters. Ethan Chavis earned the win with one inning of work.Its huge because it allows me not to panic. I think we know whether its early or late were going to put up runs so as long as the pitchers can keep us close, I feel really confident in our ability to put up enough runs to end up on top at the end,Ž Leesburg coach Rich Billings said, describing the way his team has found a variety of ways to come away with wins during the win streak. We can run a little bit, we can bunt, defensively were pretty good and weve limited the mistakes for the most part. We get some big hits with runners in scoring position, weve just found ways to scrap runs across and its nice to know that we have the ability to do that.ŽThings got off to a rocky start for Leesburg when Lightning starting pitcher Joshua Shapiro was injured making a throw to first base in the second inning and had to be replaced by Aaron Simple.Then, in the bottom of the inning, Walker McCle-ney came up hobbling after he was caught stealing. McCleney was replaced in center field by Javeon Cody, who was originally given the night off for rest.Well know more tomorrow, day-to-day right now, but well know more tomorrow on these guys,Ž Billings said. Javeon made some nice plays on defense for us, and Simple out of the bull-pen was awesome tonight. He did exactly what we needed him to do, gave us some long-relief innings, pumped strikes all night long, got some big outs and let his defense work. I thought the bullpen did a great job tonight of stepping up when Josh got hurt.ŽJake Matulia, Prather, Tanner May and Tanner Clark had two hits apiece to account for all eight of Leesburgs hits in the game.Fridays game between the same two teams in Sanford was not complete in time for this edition. The teams wrap up the three-game series today at 7 p.m. in Sanford.Lightning rally past Sanford for 8th win in a rowBy David BrandtAssociated PressCourtney Force has had a whirlwind few weeks, spend-ing time in Nashville as a presenter at the CMT Music Awards, watching her husband Graham Rahal finish 10th at the Indianapolis 500 and squeez-ing in sponsor events in places like Chicago and Florida.And that's on top of putting together the most dominant stretch of her racing career.The 29-year-old Force has won three of the past four races in the NHRA's Funny Car division, building a sizable lead in the standings over sec-ond-place Jack Beckman and third-place Robert Hight, who is Force's teammate and last year's champion. She will go for her fifth win of the season this weekend in Bristol, Tennessee, at the Thunder Valley Nationals."It's my team, it's the guys who are working on my race car," Force said. "They've all gelled together really well and they have their routine. They're putting together that car exactly the same every weekend and you need consistency on our race car on all ends."Her quest to become the first woman to win the division title is even more impressive because of her prodigious off-the-track schedule. Force and Rahal, who is sixth in the IndyCar standings, almost always spend any breaks in their respective schedules at each other's races.Force was there for the Indy 500 at the end of May. Rahal will be in Tennessee this weekend."We're kind of used to it," Force said. "We see each other way more than people imag-ine. We make it work because we're travelling constantly for racing, but also to see each other. Even if it's just a day to stop over in Indiana, it's great to see him."The couple knew what they were getting into nearly three years ago when they got mar-ried because both grew up in racing. Courtney's dad is 16-time Funny Car champion John Force while Rahal's dad is Bobby Rahal, who won the 1986 Indianapolis 500.Rahal said he spends about 270 days a year on the road."It's a full-time job," Rahal said. "We travel an insane amount. We spend our lives completely on the road. But we've come to get used to that, we've come to expect that that's what it is for us."Rahal said it's been reward-ing watching his wife have such a good season. Force fin-ished third in the Funny Car standings last year and has 12 career wins, but has never had a stretch like the past month."They've always had the speed, but clearly, they've got the consistency figured out," Rahal said. "What's cool about it for me is seeing her confidence really grow with the group she's got."Rahal was also in Nashville when Force was at the CMT Awards, where she introduced singer Sam Hunt. Force said it was a "huge moment for me" and acknowledged the butterflies were more than she expected."I was way more nervous getting up and being on live TV for the CMT Awards compared to running a 330 mile-per-hour car," Force said, laughing. Rahal said he doesn't expect his wife will become any less popular over the coming weeks or months if her success continues. Force is cautiously optimistic, but also knows suc-cess can't be taken for granted."We're all trying to keep our heads straight," Force said. "We've had a lot of success at the start of the season, but we know it can change in an instant. So we're just trying to be careful and keep our focus each and every race."Courtney Force enjoying best stretch of Funny Car career Courtney Force gets ready for qualifying in her Advanced Auto Parts Funny Car on March 18 at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at the Gainesville Raceway. [BRAD MCCLENNY / GATEHOUSE MEDIA]


C4 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comspots should serve UF well when it continues defense of its national title Sunday night in its College World Series opener against Texas Tech. In 34 appearances this season, Byrne is 3-1 with 15 saves and a team-best 1.59 earned run average. The Cincinnati Reds drafted Byrne in the 14th round of the June Amateur draft earlier this month and are reportedly mulling con-verting him back to a starting pitcher. But Byrne, named a stopper of the year finalist by the National Collegiate Base-ball Writers Association, has proven to be effective in late-game situations.Byrne does not close games with an overpowering fastball, instead relying on mixing four different pitches. His curveball is his out pitch.He does everything well,Ž OSullivan said. He throws a ton strikes. He fields his posi-tion. He holds runners ƒ if you beat him, you beat him. Hes not going to beat himself most of the time.ŽByrne has gone 1-0 with two saves in regionals and super regionals, pitching 11.1 scoreless innings with just one walk and 14 strikeouts. Byrne did allow an inherited runner to score in a walk-off loss Sunday against Auburn, but bounced back Monday with the season on the line.Theres a lot of failure in this game and hes got a short memory,Ž OSullivan said.That demeanor, OSullivan said, serves Byrne well on the mound with a game in the bal-ance. OSullivan said Byrne is one of the funniest players on the team and doesnt take him-self too seriously.Hes always one of those guys who has a smile on his face,Ž OSullivan said. GATORSFrom Page C1later managed the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals. He led the Kansas City Royals to the World Series title in 1985.After managing the Amer-ican League in the 1986 All-Star game, during which he appeared disoriented and confused about players and the position they played, Howser was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. He died less than a year later, on June 17, 1987.The award is the latest for Singer, who has now won five Player or Pitcher of the Year honors and earned spots on multiple All-Amer-ican teams this postseason.Previously, Singer was named National Player of the Year by Baseball Amer-ica and, and was named Pitcher of the Year by the College Baseball Foundation and the SEC. He has also been named a first team All-American by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, D1Baseball. com, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Associa-tion, and Perfect Game.Singer also is a finalist for the prestigious Golden Spikes Award, which will be presented on June 28 in Los Angeles.Expected to start in Flori-das CWS opener on Sunday night against Texas Tech, Singer has a 12-1 record this season for the Gators with a 2.30 ERA. He has struck out 107 in 101 ‡ innings and limited opposing hitters to a .187 batting average.In his three-year career at UF, Singer has a 23-8 mark with a 3.15 ERA.Singer was the selected by Kansas City with the 18th pick in this years MLB Draft. In 2015, Singer was taken by Toronto with the 56th pick, but did not sign with the Blue Jays and enrolled at Florida, mean-ing he could not drafted again until after his junior season. SINGERFrom Page C1as he goes after his second U.S. Open in three years.Tiger Woods wont be around to see how it turns out, and he had plenty of company.Woods closed with back-to-back birdies to salvage a 72. He still missed the cut in a major for the fifth time in his last eight tries, this time by two shots. Rory McIlroy missed the cut for the third straight year in the U.S. Open, unable to recover from his opening 80.Jordan Spieth joined them in the most unlikely fashion. He took three shots to get up the slope and onto the 10th green, making double bogey. He was three shots over the cut line with six holes to play when he ran off four straight birdies to get inside the number „ only to three-putt for bogey on the 17th, stub a chip from the collar of a bunker on the 18th and miss the par putt for a 71. He had not missed the cut in a major since the 2014 PGA Championship.Scott Piercy, a runner-up to Johnson at Oakmont two years ago, had a 71 and will play in the final group with him today. Piercys day was not without regrets, especially when he three-putted from 4 feet for bogey on the par-5 16th. He was at even-par 140, along with Hoffman (69).Plenty of others were poised take advantage if Johnson slipped, or if more pure weather arrived to allow them to make a move.Defending champion Brooks Koepka made six birdies over his last 11 holes for a 66, matching Tommy Fleetwood for the low round of the tournament. They were at 141, along with Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose, each with a 70, and Poulter.Rose also was under par until closing with successive bogeys. With 36 holes to play, he wasnt overly concerned about tracking down the No. 1 player in the world.You just saw what happened to Ian Poulter five minutes ago. That could happen to DJ,Ž Rose said. Im not saying its going to, but it could. Thats the nature of the U.S. Open. So hang around is often the best form of attack.ŽJohnson knows that all too well.He had a three-shot lead at Pebble Beach in the 2010 U.S. Open and lost it all on the second hole with a triple bogey, and then compounded mistakes by trying to drive the green on the next two holes. He shot 82. He has endured more than his share of bad luck, bad breaks and bad shots in the majors.His outlook at Shinnecock Hills has been built on patience and being practical. One example was Thursday, when his ball was in thick grass, and he put back a club that might have reached the green and used wedge to get it back in play. He made bogey, but he took double bogey or worse out of the equation.I never want to make doubles,Ž Johnson said. Around here, it seems like when I do get out of position, Im just trying to do everything I can to get it back into position, not try to push it, and just give myself a decent look ... something on the green where I can have a look at par.I want to make things as easy as possible, even though they dont get any easier.ŽJohnson is coming off a six-shot victory at the St. Jude Classic, and no U.S. Open champion has ever won the week before on the PGA Tour.But this is far from over. Johnson knows that as well as anyone. So does Rose, who overcame an eight-shot deficit against Johnson in the final round in Shanghai last fall at the HSBC Cham-pions, or even Stenson, who played with Johnson in that final round. GOLFFrom Page C1Hierro, a former player, was picked as Lopeteguis replace-ment and was on the bench despite no significant previ-ous coaching experience.It was an exciting start to one of the group-stages most anticipated matches and it didnt take long before Ron-aldo and Portugal struck first.Ronaldo made a nice stepover move to get past Fernandez, his Real Madrid teammate, and was fouled at the edge of the area. He then calmly sent his shot to the right corner as De Gea went the other way.During the celebration, Ronaldo rubbed his chin in an apparent reaction to Adidas GOATŽ promotion with Lionel Messi. GOAT is the acronym for greatest of all timeŽ and Adidas is running an advertisement featuring Messi with a real goat.As Ronaldo returned to midfield for the restart, he and Fernandez appeared to exchange words and the Portuguese star smiled.Portugal threatened on counterattacks as Spain struggled to get near Rui Patricios goal, but a great long pass by Sergio Busquets allowed Costa to even the match. The striker beat defender Pepe to the ball and used several neat moves to clear defenders before firing a low shot into the corner from inside the area.Portugal loudly complained for a foul by Costa on Pepe, and replays showed there was contact by the Spaniards arm with Pepes body, but referee Gianluca Rocchi allowed the play to continue. Portugal wanted the play to be reviewed, and Rocchi at one point put his hand to his ear, apparently indicating that the assistant referees didnt see a clear error.Goal-line technology came into play a few moments later when a Francisco IscoŽ Alarcons shot struck the crossbar and dropped straight down on top of the goal line. After Isco complained, Rocchi pointed to his watch, which is where he gets goal-line technology confirmations.Busquets and Costa teamed up again for Spains equalizer in the 55th. After a cross by Andres Iniesta, Busquets headed the ball back across the area and Costa touched it into the open net.Three minutes later, Fer-nandez redeemed himself for the penalty on Ronaldo with a streaking shot after a ball cleared by the defense got deflected toward him. The ball struck the post before going into the goal. Uruguay 1, Egypt 0In a team that boasts one of the World Cups most potent attacks, two defend-ers combined to give Uruguay a late 1-0 victory over Egypt on Friday In Yekaterinburg, Russia.Uruguay captain Diego Godin and teammate Jose Gimenez, who anchor the back line at Atletico Madrid as well as the national teams traditionally solid defense, did their job in front of their own goalkeeper and then combined for the winning strike in the 89th minute.Godin, who was making his 117th international appear-ance, sent a free kick from the right into the area. Gimenez jumped and got his head to the ball, directing it into the net and giving Uruguay its first opening-match victory at the World Cup in 48 years.Uruguay now has three points in Group A, but still trails Russia on goal difference after the host nations 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia on Thursday.Egypt forward Mohamed Salah was on the bench for his countrys first World Cup match since 1990 after injur-ing his shoulder while playing for Liverpool in last months Champions League final. Salah was the Premier Leagues player of the season after scor-ing a league-leading 32 goals, with 44 in all competitions.He left the Champions League final in tears on May 26 after he was injured during a collision with Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos.Uruguay strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, the pair of players who make up that potent offense, missed their chances at the Yekaterinburg Arena. Suarez failed to beat Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed El Shennawy in two one-onone situations and Cavani hit the post from a free kick two minutes from the end. Iran 1, Morocco 0Aziz Bouhaddouz headed a free kick into his own net in the fifth minute of injury time to gift Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday in St. Petersburg, Russia.Only on the field as a 77th-minute substitute, the Morocco striker dived to reach a curling cross from the left but headed the ball past goalkeeper Monir El Kajoui.There was an explosion of joy among the Iran squad, with coaching staff and sub-stitutes sprinting onto the field and jumping for joy.It was Irans second win in 13 matches at the World Cup, and Asias first since the 2010 tournament in South Africa. SOCCERFrom Page C1Tiger Woods reacts after playing his shot from the 16th tee during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship on Friday in Southampton, N.Y. [AP PHOTO / CAROLYN KASTER] University of Florida pitcher Brady Singer poses with the Dick Howser Trophy along with his dad, Brett, and mom, Jacquelyn, in Omaha, Nebraska. [SUBMITTED] Two All-Americans on Floridas pitching staff: Reliever Michael Byrne, left, and ace Brady Singer are ready for another deep run at the College World Series. [CYNDI CHAMBERS / GATEHOUSE MEDIA] Spains Nacho Fernandez, right, celebrates with teammates Koke, and Sergio Ramos after scoring his sides third goal during the group B against Portugal at the 2018 World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on Friday. [AP PHOTO / MANU FERNANDEZ]

PAGE 17 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 C5 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICANLEAGUENATIONALLEAGUEEASTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Boston4822.686„„7-3W-423-1125-11 NewYork4420.6881„7-3W-124-1020-10 TampaBay3236.47115114-6L-115-1617-20 Toronto3038.44117135-5L-316-1914-19 Baltimore1948.28427242-8L-710-219-27 CENTRALDIVISION TEAMWLPCTGBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Cleveland3631.537„„6-4W-120-1116-20 Detroit3337.4714115-5W-223-1710-20 Minnesota2936.4466134-6L-217-1712-19 Chicago2443.35812196-4L-112-2112-22 KansasCity2246.32414211-9L-310-2312-23 WESTDIVISION TEAMWLPCTGBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Houston4525.643„„8-2W-819-1426-11 Seattle4425.638„7-3L-123-1321-12 LosAngeles3732.536776-4L-417-1820-14 Oakland3435.49310104-6L-318-1916-16 Texas2743.38618173-7L-613-2314-20 EASTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Atlanta4028.588„„6-4W-319-1221-16 Washington3728.5691„5-5W-115-1622-12 Philadelphia3531.530424-6W-122-1213-19 NewYork2837.4311091-9L-313-2115-16 Miami2643.37714136-4L-114-2112-22 CENTRALDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Milwaukee4127.603„„5-5W-220-1221-15 Chicago3827.5851„6-4L-219-1319-14 St.Louis3630.545415-5L-220-1616-14 Pittsburgh3335.485853-7W-118-1515-20 Cincinnati2543.36816134-6W-311-2314-20 WESTDIVISION TEAMWLPCT.GBWCGBL10STRHOME AWAY Arizona3830.559„„7-3W-122-1416-16 LosAngeles3532.522238-2W-318-1817-14 SanFrancisco3435.493455-5W-119-1115-24 Colorado3335.485553-7L-111-1922-16 SanDiego3338.465676-4L-118-2115-17 ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSLATE MiamiatBaltimore TampaBayatN.Y.Yankees WashingtonatToronto MinnesotaatCleveland ColoradoatTexas DetroitatChicagoWhiteSox HoustonatKansasCity L.A.AngelsatOakland BostonatSeattle CincinnatiatPittsburgh SanDiegoatAtlanta PhiladelphiaatMilwaukee ChicagoCubsatSt.Louis N.Y.MetsatArizona SanFranciscoatL.A.DodgersTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA CincinnatiCastillo(R)4-75.796-80-315.27.47 PittsburghNova(R)4:05p3-54.686-61-217.03.71 PhiladelphiaE”in(R)3-23.634-32-117.24.08 MilwaukeeGuerra(R)4:10p3-42.716-60-118.02.00 SanDiegoLyles(R)2-34.834-31-217.17.27 AtlantaNewcomb(L)5:10p7-22.928-52-118.13.44 ChicagoHendricks(R)4-63.484-90-315.04.80 St.LouisMartinez(R)8:15p3-32.506-40-212.26.39 SanFran.Bumgarner(L)0-14.760-20-111.14.76 LosAngelesWood(L)8:15p1-54.436-70-112.09.75 NewYorkMatz(L)2-43.536-60-116.02.81 ArizonaCorbin(L)10:10p6-23.108-61-117.25.60AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA TampaBayTBD0-00.000-00-00.00.00 NewYorkSeverino(R)1:05p9-22.2712-22-120.02.25 DetroitZimmermann(R)2-04.884-31-015.01.80 ChicagoGiolito(R)2:10p4-77.095-81-217.05.82 HoustonKeuchel(L)3-84.456-80-216.09.00 KansasCityDuffy(L)2:15p3-65.284-101-018.02.50 LosAngelesTropeano(R)3-44.835-51-114.17.53 OaklandManaea(L)4:05p5-63.497-70-117.24.08 MinnesotaRomero(R)3-23.924-41-112.28.53 ClevelandCarrasco(R)4:10p8-43.908-62-117.23.57 BostonWright(R)2-01.212-01-013.20.00 SeattleLeBlanc(L)8:15p2-03.006-22-014.03.86INTERLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ColoradoFreeland(L)6-63.687-62-118.05.00 TexasMinor(L)4:05p4-45.655-71-117.05.82 MiamiChen(L)1-36.134-50-110.18.71 BaltimoreCobb(R)4:05p2-87.232-91-216.27.02 WashingtonScherzer(R)10-22.0011-32-123.01.57 TorontoEstrada(R)4:07p3-65.096-71-115.24.02 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. VSOPP-Pitchersrecordversusthisopponent. THISDATEINBASEBALLJUNE16 1916: TomHughesoftheBostonBravespitchedanohitterina2-0winoverPittsburghPirates. 1938: JimmieFoxxdidntgetachancetohitwhenthe St.LouisBrownswalkedhimsixstraighttimes.The BostonRedSoxwonanyway,12-8. 1953: TheSt.LouisBrownsbeatNewYork3-1tobreak theYankees18-gamewinningstreakandendtheir 14-gamelosingstreak. 1957: ReliefpitcherDixieHowellhittwohomerunsin the32-3inningshepitchedtoleadtheChicagoWhite Soxtoan8-6victoryinthesecondgameofadoubleheaderagainsttheWashingtonSenators. 1971: TheOaklandAthleticshit“vesolohomerunsin a5-1winovertheWashingtonSenators.MikeEpstein andJoeRudihadapairhomersandDaveDuncanone. Epsteinshomerunescameinhis“rsttwoat-batstogive himhomersinfourstraightat-batsovertwogames. 1978: Afterthreeninth-inningnearmisses,TomSeaver threwthe“rstno-hitterofhis12-yearcareer,sending theCincinnatiRedspasttheSt.LouisCardinals4-0. Seaverstruckoutthreeandwalkedthree. 1991: OtisNixonofAtlantastolesixbasesagainst MontrealtosetamodernNationalLeaguerecordand tiethemajorleaguerecordsetbyEddieCollinsofthe PhiladelphiaAsin1912.Montrealwonthegame7-6. 1992: BostonsMarkReardonbecamebaseballscareer savesleaderwhenheclosedouta1-0winoverthe NewYorkYankees.ReardonpassedRollieFingerswith his342ndsave. 2001: JohnOlerudwent4-for-5andhitforthecycleand SeattlebeattheSanDiegoPadres9-2.Hehomeredin theninthtocompletethecycle. S TATISTICALLEADERS A MERICANLEAGUE RUNS: Trout,LosAngeles,56;Betts,Boston,54;Lindor, Cleveland,52;Springer,Houston,52;Segura,Seattle, 51;Benintendi,Boston,49;Judge,NewYork,46; Ramirez,Cleveland,45;Martinez,Boston,44;Rosario, Minnesota,44. RBI: Martinez,Boston,55;Haniger,Seattle,52;Machado,Baltimore,50;KDavis,Oakland,49;Benintendi, Boston,46;Judge,NewYork,46;Ramirez,Cleveland, 46;Trout,LosAngeles,45;Correa,Houston,43;Rosario, Minnesota,43. HITS: Altuve,Houston,96;Segura,Seattle,95;Cast ellanos,Detroit,84;Lindor,Cleveland,82;Rosario, Minnesota,80;Martinez,Boston,79;Springer,Houston, 79;Machado,Baltimore,78;Trout,LosAngeles,77;2 t iedat76. DOUBLES: Abreu,Chicago,26;Escobar,Minnesota,26; Lindor,Cleveland,23;Andujar,NewYork,22;Castellanos,Detroit,22;Merri“eld,KansasCity,21;Bregman, Houston,20;Pillar,Toronto,20;Ramirez,Cleveland,20; Segura,Seattle,20. T RIPLES: Sanchez,Chicago,7;Benintendi,Boston,5; Hernandez,Toronto,5;Jones,Detroit,4;Profar,Texas, 4;Smith,TampaBay,4;9tiedat3. HOMERUNS: Trout,LosAngeles,23;Martinez,Boston, 22;KDavis,Oakland,20;Ramirez,Cleveland,20;Betts, Boston,18;Judge,NewYork,18;Machado,Baltimore, 18;Gallo,Texas,17;3tiedat16. S TOLENBASES: Gordon,Seattle,19;Anderson,Chicago,14;Merri“eld,KansasCity,14;Segura,Seattle, 14;Betts,Boston,13;Trout,LosAngeles,13;RDavis, Cleveland,12;DeShields,Texas,12;Smith,TampaBay, 12;2tiedat11. PITCHING: Kluber,Cleveland,10-2;Severino,NewYork, 9-2;Verlander,Houston,9-2;8tiedat8. ERA: Verlander,Houston,1.62;Kluber,Cleveland,1.99; Severino,NewYork,2.28;Cole,Houston,2.40;Snell, T ampaBay,2.58;Bauer,Cleveland,2.69;Sale,Boston, 2.75;Morton,Houston,2.82;Paxton,Seattle,3.02; Skaggs,LosAngeles,3.08. S TRIKEOUTS: Cole,Houston,130;Sale,Boston,129; Bauer,Cleveland,121;Verlander,Houston,120;Paxton, Seattle,111;Severino,NewYork,109;Kluber,Cleveland,103;Snell,TampaBay,97;Morton,Houston,96; Bundy,Baltimore,95. NATIONALLEAGUE RUNS: Albies,Atlanta,53;Blackmon,Colorado,50; Pham,St.Louis,47;Goldschmidt,Arizona,46;Freeman, Atlanta,45;Hernandez,Philadelphia,45;CTaylor,Los Angeles,45;Yelich,Milwaukee,43;3tiedat41. RBI: Story,Colorado,50;Suarez,Cincinnati,49;Freeman,Atlanta,48;Gennett,Cincinnati,47;Baez,Chicago, 46;Rizzo,Chicago,46;Markakis,Atlanta,44;Harper, Washington,43;Shaw,Milwaukee,43;Martinez,St. Louis,42. HITS: Freeman,Atlanta,89;Markakis,Atlanta,88;Gennett,Cincinnati,85;Anderson,Miami,79;Crawford,San Francisco,78;Albies,Atlanta,75;Castro,Miami,75; Martinez,St.Louis,75;3tiedat74. DOUBLES: Albies,Atlanta,20;Freeman,Atlanta, 20;Hosmer,SanDiego,20;Markakis,Atlanta,20; McCutchen,SanFrancisco,20;Anderson,Miami,18; Bryant,Chicago,18;Crawford,SanFrancisco,18;4tied at17. TRIPLES: KMarte,Arizona,7;CTaylor,LosAngeles,6; Baez,Chicago,5;Nimmo,NewYork,5;7tiedat4. HOMERUNS: Harper,Washington,19;Albies,Atlanta, 16;Villanueva,SanDiego,15;Baez,Chicago,14; Freeman,Atlanta,14;Peralta,Arizona,14;Shaw,Milwaukee,14;Story,Colorado,14;4tiedat13. STOLENBASES: Inciarte,Atlanta,20;Turner,Washington,19;MTaylor,Washington,17;Cain,Milwaukee, 13;SMarte,Pittsburgh,13;Baez,Chicago,12;Dyson, Arizona,10;Hamilton,Cincinnati,10;Hernandez,Philadelphia,10;Jankowski,SanDiego,10. PITCHING: Scherzer,Washington,10-2;Nola,Philadelphia,8-2;Wacha,St.Louis,8-1;Lester,Chicago,7-2; Mikolas,St.Louis,7-2;Newcomb,Atlanta,7-2;Stratton, SanFrancisco,7-4;9tiedat6. ERA: deGrom,NewYork,1.55;Scherzer,Washington, 2.00;Foltynewicz,Atlanta,2.17;Lester,Chicago,2.22; Nola,Philadelphia,2.28;Mikolas,St.Louis,2.43;Wacha, St.Louis,2.47;Gonzalez,Washington,2.65;Newcomb, Atlanta,2.92;Arrieta,Philadelphia,2.97. STRIKEOUTS: Scherzer,Washington,142;deGrom,New York,113;Corbin,Arizona,110;Strasburg,Washington,95;Foltynewicz,Atlanta,94;Gray,Colorado,91; Greinke,Arizona,90;Nola,Philadelphia,90;Velasquez, Philadelphia,89;Smith,Miami,83.THURSDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague Detroit3,Minnesota1 Cleveland5,ChicagoWhiteSox2 Houston7,Oakland3 N.Y.Yankees4,TampaBay3 Boston2,Seattle1 NationalLeague SanFrancisco6,Miami3,16innings Philadelphia9,Colorado3 Atlanta4,SanDiego2 Arizona6,N.Y.Mets3 SUNDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague MinnesotaatCleveland,1:10p.m. TampaBayatN.Y.Yankees,2:05p.m. DetroitatChicagoWhiteSox,2:10p.m. HoustonatKansasCity,2:15p.m. L.A.AngelsatOakland,4:05p.m. BostonatSeattle,4:10p.m. NationalLeague CincinnatiatPittsburgh,1:35p.m. SanDiegoatAtlanta,1:35p.m. PhiladelphiaatMilwaukee,2:10p.m. N.Y.MetsatArizona,4:10p.m. SanFranciscoatL.A.Dodgers,4:10p.m. ChicagoCubsatSt.Louis,8:05p.m. Interleague MiamiatBaltimore,1:05p.m. WashingtonatToronto,1:07p.m. ColoradoatTexas,3:05p.m.BASEBALLCALENDARJULY2: Internationalamateursigning periodopens. JULY6: Lastdaytosignforamateur draftpickssubjecttodeadline. JULY17: All-StarGame,Washington. JULY29: HallofFameinductions, Cooperstown,N.Y. JULY31: Lastdaytotradeaplayer withoutsecuringwaivers. OCT.2-3: Wild-cardgames. DEC.10-13: Winter meetings,LasVegas. TOPTEN A MERICANLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. BettsBos511975468.345 SeguraSea662785195.342 AltuveHou702844396.338 SimmonsLAA592153271.330 BrantleyCle562303574.322 JMartinezBos662494479.317 MDuffyTB532121767.316 TroutLAA692455677.314 RosarioMin652584480.310 MMachadoBal662543278.307 NATIONALLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. FFreemanAtl682604589.342 GennettCin662493585.341 KempLAD652093070.335 BCrawfordSF672383078.328 MarkakisAtl682714188.325 MartinezStL632343275.321 AlmoraChC601913660.314 DickersonPit622393174.310 BeltSF531923259.307 ArenadoCol622334171.305 ThroughJune14 Comingrightatyou ClevelandIndiansstartingpitcherCoreyKluberdeliversinthe“rstinningofFridaysgameagainsttheMinnesota TwinsinCleveland.[TONYDEJAK/THEASSOCIATEDPRESS]


C6 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | BUSINESS 2,560 2,640 2,720 2,800 2,880 DJ JFMAM 2,720 2,760 2,800 S&P 500Close: 2,779.66 Change: -2.83 (-0.1%) 10 DAYS 23,200 24,000 24,800 25,600 26,400 27,200 DJ JFMAM 24,680 25,060 25,440 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 25,090.48 Change: -84.83 (-0.3%) 10 DAYSAdvanced 1340 Declined 1497 New Highs 80 New Lows 66 Vol. (in mil.) 5,396 Pvs. Volume 3,504 2,967 2,113 1426 1373 162 38 NYSE NASDDOW 25130.82 24894.38 25090.48 -84.83 -0.34% +1.50% DOW Trans. 11092.52 10915.63 11073.99 +64.50 +0.59% +4.35% DOW Util. 678.86 666.71 678.31 +5.01 +0.74% -6.23% NYSE Comp. 12746.57 12659.97 12734.64 -37.31 -0.29% -0.58% NASDAQ 7755.72 7704.34 7746.38 -14.66 -0.19% +12.21% S&P 500 2782.81 2761.73 2779.66 -2.83 -0.10% +3.97% S&P 400 1994.82 1978.63 1992.37 -3.33 -0.17% +4.83% Wilshire 5000 29064.11 28854.87 29036.09 -29.76 -0.10% +4.47% Russell 2000 1684.63 1672.99 1683.91 -0.81 -0.05% +9.66% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. YTD Stocks Recap AT&T Inc T 31.17 39.80 33.15 +.63 +1.9 t s t -14.7 -10.9 12 2.00f Advance Auto Parts AAP 78.81 134.75 137.16 +3.66 +2.7 s s s +37.6 +2.4 24 0.24 Amer Express AXP 81.29 103.24 98.52 -1.24 -1.2 t t s -0.8 +25.1 15 1.40 AutoNation Inc AN 38.59 62.02 49.42 +.40 +0.8 s s s -3.7 +16.3 13 ... Brown & Brown BRO 21.15 28.64 28.26 -.07 -0.2 t s s ... +30.0 28 0.30 CocaCola Co KO 41.45 48.62 44.12 +.54 +1.2 s s s -3.8 -0.4 75 1.56 Comcast Corp A CMCSA 30.43 44.00 33.88 +.06 +0.2 s s t -15.1 -16.1 16 0.76 Darden Rest DRI 76.27 100.11 94.10 +1.91 +2.1 s s s -2.0 +4.7 20 2.52 Disney DIS 96.20 113.18 108.85 +.10 +0.1 s s s +1.2 +4.0 15 1.68f Gen Electric GE 12.73 29.00 13.30 -.22 -1.6 t t t -23.9 -50.0 dd 0.48 General Mills GIS 41.01 60.69 45.43 +.92 +2.1 s s s -23.4 -20.9 12 1.96 Harris Corp HRS 108.29 170.54 149.23 -.72 -0.5 t t t +5.4 +39.2 26 2.28 Home Depot HD 144.25 207.61 200.54 +.87 +0.4 s s s +5.8 +29.8 26 4.12 IBM IBM 139.13 171.13 145.39 +.19 +0.1 t s t -5.2 -1.7 10 6.28f Lowes Cos LOW 70.76 108.98 99.18 +.02 ... t s s +6.7 +25.1 22 1.92f NY Times NYT 16.95 25.70 25.35 +.40 +1.6 s s s +37.0 +40.7 cc 0.16 NextEra Energy NEE 138.00 166.62 159.54 +.72 +0.5 s s t +2.1 +15.5 12 4.44f PepsiCo PEP 95.94 122.51 107.61 +2.48 +2.4 s s t -10.3 -7.6 22 3.71f Suntrust Bks STI 51.96 73.37 68.81 -.08 -0.1 t s s +6.5 +24.9 14 1.60 WalMart Strs WMT 73.13 109.98 83.70 -.09 -0.1 t s t -15.2 +7.5 20 2.08f Xerox Corp XRX 27.11 37.42 27.41 -.33 -1.2 t t t -6.0 +3.0 34 1.00 52-WK RANGE CLOSE YTD 1YR NAME TICKER LO HI CLOSE CHG %CHG WK MO QTR %CHG %RTN P/E DIVStocks of Local Interest By Stan ChoeThe Associated PressNEW YORK „ U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administrations decision to step up the trade dispute between the worlds two biggest economies.The White House announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China, and Chinas almost-immediate response was a promise to retaliate with its own of the same scale. Stocks sank from the start of trading, and the S&P 500 was down 0.7 percent at one point before paring its loss as the day progressed.At the close, the S&P 500 was down 2.83 points, or 0.1 percent, at 2,779.66. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 84.83, or 0.3 percent, to 25,090.48, and the Nasdaq composite dropped 14.66, or 0.2 percent, to 7,746.38.The worst-case scenario for investors is that an esca-lating trade war between the United State and China will leave the global economy as collateral damage. Barriers to trade could result in higher prices at stores for all kinds of products, weaker profits for companies and slower growth around the world. President Donald Trump has railed against the United States trade deficits with other countries as unfair.Investors generally dont expect the worst-case scenario to occur. The expectation for many is that the tariffs are merely a tool to spur the cre-ation of new trade deals rather than as an end in itself.Its something that could hurt the economy if followed through on, but for now, mar-kets seem to be assessing this as just a negotiation that is out there for everyone to see,Ž said Matthew Miskin, market strategist with John Hancock Investments.That belief helped to temper Fridays losses, and the days trading was reminiscent of April 4, when stocks plunged at the opening bell on concerns about a U.S.-China tariff tiff only to end the day higher.Tariffs werent the only thing moving markets following a busy week full of encouraging reports on the U.S. economy and policy announcements from the worlds biggest central banks.Attention is focused on cen-tral banks because theyre in various stages of pulling away from the emergency stimu-lus put in place following the Great Recession. The Bank of Japan decided on Friday to keep its stimulus program on track, for example. A day earlier, the European Central Bank said it would halt its bond-buying program after the end of the year, though it also pledged to hold off on rate increases through the summer of 2019.US stocks, bond yields dip amid worries A woman walks on a bridge as heavy traf“ c moves along the 110 Freeway during rush hour Feb. 14, 2017, in Los Angeles. From drivers paying more for gas and families bearing heavier child care costs to workers still awaiting decent pay raises to couples struggling to afford a home, people throughout the economy are straining to succeed despite the economys gains. [JAE C. HONG/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO] Why many Americans arent bene ting from robust US economyBy Josh BoakThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ The economy,Ž Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell declared this week, is doing very well.ŽAnd it is. Steady hiring has shrunk unemployment to 3.8 percent „ the lowest since the 1960s. Consumers are spending. Taxes are down. Inflation is tame. Factories are busy. Demand for homes is strong. Household wealth is up.Yet the numbers that col-lectively sketch a picture of a vibrant economy dont reflect reality for a range of Americans who still feel far from financially secure even nine years into an economic expansion. From drivers paying more for gas and families bearing heavier child care costs to workers still awaiting decent pay raises and couples strug-gling to afford a home, people throughout the economy are straining to succeed despite the economys gains. When analysts at Oxford Economics recently studied American spending patterns, they found that the bottom 60 percent of earners was essentially drawing on their savings just to maintain their lifestyles. Their incomes werent enough to cover expenses.Many people are still living on a paycheck-topaycheck basis,Ž said Gregory Daco, head of U.S. economics at Oxford.Daco and other econo-mists describe the economy as fundamentally healthy, a testament to the durable recovery from the 2008 financial crisis. The job market, in particular, is booming. But even many people who have jobs and are in little danger of losing them feel burdened and uneasy.Heres a look at the econ-omy from their perspectives:CommutersEven with inflation running at a relatively low 2.4 percent, one particular expense is weighing on anyone idling in traffic: Gasoline prices have surged 24 percent over the past year to a national average of $2.94 a gallon, according to AAA. Thats the highest average since 2014.Analysts at Morgan Stanley have estimated that the increase this year will likely eat away a third of peoples savings from Trumps tax cuts. Gas prices are still below their high reached roughly a decade ago. Yet the increase this year represents an addi-tional financial burden on consumers and businesses compared with a year ago. HomebuyersA strong job market can actually be a curse for would-be homebuyers. With more people drawing paychecks and able to afford a home, demand has intensified. Yet the number of homes listed for sale is flirting with historic lows. The combina-tion of high demand and low supply has driven prices to troubling high levels.Its not just that home ownership is largely unobtainable in San Francisco or Seattle. The Case-Shiller index shows that home prices are rising more than 6 percent annually in Atlanta and Minneapolis. In the Detroit metro area, theyre up nearly 8 percent over the past 12 months. By contrast, average hourly wages have risen just 2.7 percent over the past year. The middle class$100 trillion. Thats roughly the net worth of U.S. households and nonprofits, according to the Federal Reserve.Problem is, Americas wealth is increasingly lopsided, with the affluent and the ultra-wealthy amassing rising proportions and everyone else benefiting modestly if at all.The top 10 percent of the country holds 73 percent of its wealth, a share that has crept steadily up since 1986, according to the World Inequality Database. The most sweeping gains are concentrated among the top 1 percent; this group holds nearly 39 percent of the wealth. And theyre arguably poised to become even more prosperous because Trumps tax cuts largely favored the wealthiest slice of individual taxpayers.Contrast that with the middle 40 percent of the country, a group that would historically be considered middle class. In 1986, they held 36 percent of the countrys wealth; now, its just 27 percent.Worse off is the bottom 40 percent of Americans: They have a negative net worth and almost no finan-cial cushion in case of an emergency.Most Americans cant draw on stocks, rental properties, capital gains or significant home equity to generate cash. They depend almost exclusively on wages. And after adjusting for inflation, the government reported that Americans average hourly earnings havent budged over the past 12 months. High school-only gradsEmployers increasingly favor college graduates over people with only a high school diploma. Out of the 2.6 million jobs added in the past year, the governments job data shows that 70 percent of them went to college graduates. Workers who have graduated only from high school made up less than 1 percent of the job gains.It wasnt this way in May 2000, when the unemployment rate was nearly as low as today. Back then, only 30 percent of new jobs went to college graduates.Straining to succeedMARKET WATCHDow 25,090.48 84.83 Nasdaq 7,746.38 14.66 S&P 2,779.66 2.83 Russell 1,683.91 0.82 NYSE 12,734.64 37.31COMMODITIES REVIEWGold 1,274.60 29.40 Silver 16.452 .774 Platinum 887.80 23.0 Copper 3.1410 .0755 Oil 65.06 1.83MARKET MOVERS€ Boeing Co.: Down $4.54 to $357.88 „ Industrial company stock fell after the U.S. announced tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports and China vowed to retaliate. € Canada Goose Holdings Inc.: Up $15.17 to $61.02 „ The coat makers stock extended its climb after its fourth-quarter results surpassed analyst forecasts.BRIEFCASENEW YORKMcDonalds to switch to paper st raws in UK, IrelandMcDonalds said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year.The burger chain and other fast-food companies are facing increasing pressure from customers and environ-mental activists to stop using plastic straws because they can end up in the ocean and harm sea turtles, birds and other marine life. Paper straws, unlike plastic ones, disintegrate in the environment.McDonalds Corp. declined to say what type of straw it would test in the U.S., only saying that it would be a sustainable solution.Ž It has more than 14,000 U.S. restaurants, compared to about 1,360 in the U.K. and Ireland.NEW YORKCitigroup to pay $100M to settle rate chargesCitigroup agreed Friday to pay $100 million to settle charges that its bankers manipulated an important interest rate used to price every-thing from credit cards to mortgages.It is the latest major bank to settle charges related to the manipu-lation of the London Interbank Offered Rate, better known as Libor. Citi will pay $100 mil-lion to the New York State Attorney Generals office and 41 other states involved with the investigation, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Friday. TThe Associated Press


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PAGE 25 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 E1 HOMES TIP OF THE WEEKGREEN HOMES ARE DESIRABLEAccording to Consumer Reports, an energy-e cient home is a major selling point with buyers. Energye cientŽ was second only to safe communityŽ on the list of features that would most in uence a purchase decision, according to a 2015 survey by the National Association of Home Builders. „ Brandpoint DECKSSELECT THE RIGHT RAILINGA decks railing adds support, safety and style. Here are some tips from Trex Company for creating the perfect perimeter for your outdoor space. € When selecting a railing color and style, you can coordinate with the decking material, contrast with a complementary color or get creative and customize your color choices. € Aluminum railing o ers a minimalistic style to make your view the focal point, while thicker railing posts enhance privacy. OUTDOORSCREATE AN OASISLowes and Julia Engel, lifestyle in uencer of, o er these simple tips to turn your backyard or patio into the perfect outdoor oasis. € Striking the right balance of ample seating while not overwhelming a space is key. € By giving your outdoor space a cozy touch of home like a rug or lighting, it will quickly become your favorite spot to relax.Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 Bring the lush look of plants indoors or into tight spacesBest plantsBy Laura Firszt More Content NowThere are all sorts of great reasons to grow plants in pots. You might live in a condo or townhouse with limited outdoor space. Perhaps the soil quality in your yard is poor. Or you may love the lush look of potted plants clustered around your patio or outdoor living room. Whatever your situation, find out more about the best plants to grow in pots … and the best pots to grow plants in! General tips€ The best plants for potting are those without a deep root system. Look for dwarf species or compact specimens that tend to grow upward rather than spreading outward. € Choose plants that will do well with the amount of sun available. A balcony or deck attached to your house may offer only limited sunshine. A roof garden, on the other hand, could provide extremely strong sun, so youll have to create some shade. Wheeled pots allow you to position your plants to catch the rays they need. € Combine an assortment of plants in one oversize pot (or several smaller ones of different heights) for the most attractive effect. Find out what your chosen species want to do „ for instance droop, clump, or climb … and mix and match accordingly. € Consider the level of care that the plants you fancy will need. Is it compatible with your schedule and gardening skills? If not, you may want to “ nd a professional gardener to look after your mini-landscape.Types of plants to grow in potsVegetables. Most fast-growing, upwardclimbing vegetable species are excellent for container gardening. Easy types to try are beans (bush beans are best), zucchini or summer squash, tomatoes, and bell peppers. NOTE: Youll need a support system ƒ which could be as simple as a nearby porch railing. Greens like lettuce and spinach also do well in pots. Flowers. Go for maximum beauty, minimum maintenance. Flowers that are perennials in tropical climes (or invasive) tend to be hardy „ perfect for your purpose. If youre a newbie (or even if not), geraniums are the Number 1 ” ower for potting. Not only do these hardy blooms thrive in containers, they provide a gorgeous array of color, delicate white to deep scarlet. Bring your potted geranium inside before the “ rst frost, place in a sunny window, and it can live for years. Fruit trees. Yes, fruit trees! They add so much to even a small outdoor space … good looks and with the right TLC, good eating too. Dwarf varieties are best for the con“ nes of a pot. Check whether the fruit tree is self-fertile (such as citrus, peaches, and apricots … best if you only have room for one) or needs a partner for pollination (like apples and pears).Best pots to grow plants inSize. Plant pots must be deep enough to accommodate a root system „ anywhere from 6-8 inches for most herbs, to 18-24 inches for a miniature tree. Potting soil is expensive, so you can add “ ller to the bottom third; crumbled Styrofoam works well. Make sure the base is broad enough that the pot wont tip over. Material. Ceramic planters are ideal but tend to be pricey. UV resistant plastic pots are another option. If you want to get creative, follow the suggestion of Rodales Organic Life and use galvanized trash cans or wooden barrels for large plantings. Drainage. Whatever your container, ensure you have adequate drainage. Drill holes in the bottom, if necessary. Safeguard your ” oor, windowsill, etc., against the resulting runoff and condensation so it wont stain „ or rot, in the case of a wooden deck. A saucer under the pot is a good start (TIP: water into the saucer, not the pot itself, for better absorption), but terracotta pot feetŽ add an extra layer of protection. Watering. FACT: Plants need more water in pots than in the ground. Cut down watering needs by topping the soil with mulch; great gardeners I know create decorative mulch from acorns, wine corks, or seashells. If youre planning a large-scale container garden, a drip watering system is a convenient option. For just a few potted plants, self-watering containers will reduce your workload and are handy if youre often away from home.Laura Firszt writes for There is a growing stucco paint problem in Lake and Sumter counties, which is not typically the fault of the painter as many homeowners believe. The real culprit is moisture created by faulty stucco installation and inadequate curing. Although the signs of moisture problems in stucco are everywhere, most homeowners think it is simply old or bad paint, because the signs of moisture issues make the home look older. New homes with poorly installed stucco and AROUND THE HOUSEStucco blistering and e orescence indicate water damageThere is a growing stucco paint problem in Lake and Sumter counties, which is not typically the fault of the painter as many homeowners believe. The real culprit is moisture created by faulty stucco installation and inadequate curing. [FILE] Don Magruder See MAGRUDER, E2


E2 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comSummer is a tough season in the Florida vegetable garden as many gardeners take these challenging months off and allow the ground to sit fallow. Rain often comes all at once or not at all and the heat and humidity take their toll on many crops. The hot and sticky weather increases the risk of many plant diseases, causes insects to develop faster leading to greater populations and can even inhibit pollination, making fruit production difficult or impossible. Even with summer difficulties, some crops grow and thrive during this season. One such crop that tolerates the heat and humidity is okra. This crop is so resilient it can be started by seed in early summer for harvest throughout the summer and into early fall. One tried and true variety popular among Master Gardeners is Clemson Spineless. Since okra is in the hibiscus family, it produces beautiful flowers with cream petals and a burgundy throat. Sneak a grouping of okra into an ornamental landscape as a shrub-like annual with rewarding veggies. Be aware that this Southern vegetable is prone to root-knot-nematodes and do not grow this crop in the same area of the vegetable garden or yard year after year. To keep okra producing, harvest the veggie every day once flower petals have fallen off. Named for the length of its seedpod, yard long bean is an Asian vegetable just as hardy as okra. There is lots of flexibility timing this warm season crop. Plant March through July and August through November. Harvest the beans when tender and young. When left on the vine too long, they become fibrous and slightly yellow but still taste good. Instead of eating the whole pod, shell the beans and use them as you would any other fresh bean. When cooking the whole bean pod, boil them first; then saut in a skillet with Teriyaki sauce or with olive oil, sesame oil, garlic and red pepper flakes. Planted by slips from February to June, sweet potato is another summer standby. A slip is a shoot and root harvested from a sweet potato and is typically 6 to 9 inches in length. You can grow your own, but to reduce the chance of disease, purchase slips from a grower, seed or farm supply store. Sweet potatoes take a long time once planted to reach a harvestable size, an average of 150 days, but its a lot of fun digging up sweet potatoes when it's time. Enlist a few neighborhood kids to help with the digging as they will see it as a treasure hunt and will compare the size of the potatoes. Ruining the edible root, damage may occur from the sweet potato weevil. Rotate this crop in the garden annually to reduce numbers of this pest. If the garden bug bit hard this year, do not take the summer off and grow a few tough summer veggies. For more information about vegetable gardening, download the Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide at http://edis., the source for this article. For more gardening ideas, go to our Master Gardener Plant Clinic and Discovery Gardens. Both are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at the Extension Services Office, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares. Brooke Moffis is the residential horticulture agent of the UF/IFAS Lake County Extension office. Email THE EXTENSIONMake your summer garden a success with these resilient veggiesYard-long beans are an unusual and easy-to-grow summer vegetable crop. [SUBMITTED] Produce blooms and food by growing okra in the landscape as an annual hibiscus. [SUBMITTED] poorly sealed stucco can look 20 years old in a matter of months. There are four early signs showing water damage in your homes stucco: Staining is the first sign you have a moisture issue with your homes stucco. White hazy streaks or dark blotches in the paint color are typically signs of staining. When rain or light dew hits the stained stucco wall, the problem is clearly seen by the homeowner. The average homeowner sees it as a paint problem. However, the paint is not the problem and the issue will only get worse. The next sign showing moisture damage to your homes stucco is efflorescence, which is a powdery, white crystalline or fluffy deposit or residue on the stuccos surface. It is caused by water that is seeping through the stucco wall and once it evaporates it leaves an expanding salt on the surface. Paint professionals struggle with correcting this problem on the surface, because the salt residue is very unforgiving during the removal process. Many times, it requires actual stucco repairs to remediate the damage. If there are large amounts of moisture in the stucco, the efflorescence will generally lead to blistering, which is caused by large amounts of expanding salts below the painted surface of the stucco wall. Blistering is the wide-scale chipping or flaking-off of paint (even the basecoat) from the stucco wall. The moisture and salt must go somewhere as they move out of the stucco „ regular paint is no match and the new elastomeric paint will appear as a blister. The final sign of a moisture problem in your homes stucco is mold „ both inside and out. On the outside in dark, damp areas of the home the homeowner may see a green or dark mold forming. On the inside, moisture and water intrusion from stucco cracks can manifest itself into a black mold coating on the inside portion of the wall and drywall. All it needs is a warm, moist area with a food source such as paper on insulation or drywall. Moisture issues in stucco are being created from improper installation methods, inadequate curing time, inadequate sealing of the wall, and no caulking or moisture protection around doors and windows. Because contractors are being pressed to complete projects, inadequate curing time seems to be a bigger problem nowadays than in the past. Concrete and masonry used in all areas of construction are wet when they are installed. The longer these products dry, the stronger they become and the easier they are to paint. Curing or drying time can be anywhere from a week to 28 days, depending on the masonry application. If no one is on the jobsite monitoring this time, mistakes will happen. Because of labor shortages, it appears drying times are being sacrificed in the name of construction schedules. After the stucco or concrete wall has adequately cured, the proper sealing of the masonry product is the next issue where deficiencies are occurring. Using the wrong paint, skimping on stucco backing, and improper caulking can lead to other forms of moisture problems. Shortcuts in the stucco process do not seem to work very well. If you are having stucco paint problems, before wasting money and buying more paint, or chewing out the paint store for selling you bad paint, check to see if there is a moisture problem with your homes stucco. Wet stucco just doesnt paint well. Don Magruder is the CEO of Ro-Mac Lumber & Supply Inc. He is also the host of the Around the House radio show heard every Monday at noon on My790AM WLBE in Leesburg. MAGRUDERFrom Page E1 By Tracee M. HerbaughThe Associated PressIts a headache known to many new parents: Suddenly, your stylish abode morphs into a menagerie of outlet covers and cabinet locks. While the phrases baby-proofingŽ and kid-friendlyŽ rarely conjure up images of elegance or sophistication, recent years have seen a range of more modern and stylish products available to those who want them. Baby-proofing has gone glam, so to speak. Parents can now cover the corners of their furniture with a variety of soft materials, or cordon off stove burners with a slicklooking adhesive guard. There are products for window-blind cords, door pinch protectors, locks for doors and toilet seats, covers for stove knobs, and more. No need any longer to block your stairway with a white plastic fence. A Georgia-based company, Qdos sells a crystal hardware mount gate,Ž a clear acrylic panel that looks like a window. Qdos also sells outlet covers that can be slid open when you want to plug something in, and an adhesive stove guard that attaches around the front and sides of the four burners. An Illinois company, Fusion Gates makes baby barriers that resemble stained-glass windows. They come with a satin nickel, white pearl or black finish. For table corners, the online retailer Ellas Homes makes clear orb-shaped covers. The products are made of adhesive plastic but look like gel. If you cant find what youre looking for locally, theres always the Internet, says Philadelphia mother Danielle Cormier-Smith. I live in an older home and we have narrow stairwells that need smaller gates,Ž she said. Stylish, inconspicuous baby-proofing was a priority for Rebecca Stanton, a New York City mom. We sprang for a wooden safety gate and playpen that looked nicer and wasnt a giant hunk of plastic,Ž Stanton says. We got magnetic, childproof cabinet locks that are invisible from the outside.Ž Such baby-proofing accessories are a boon to retailers. A 2016 report by market analysts Sandler Research said many parents are hiring child safety specialists to outfit their homes. And then there are many parents who question whether all of this baby-proofing is necessary. Maya Brook of Arvada, Colorado, has embraced a minimalist stance. When asked how many safety products she uses with her three boys „ an infant to a 4-year-old „ Brook responds, not many.Ž Its all about logical consequences,Ž she says. Even a toddler is very capable of reason.Ž If you keep cleangreen products in your home, keep breakables up high, teach your children to trust their bodies, to respect their things, and teach them no when you need to, then you dont need all those baby-proofing gadgets,Ž she says.Beyond the plastic gate: Baby-proo ng in style Brooke Mo s

PAGE 27 | Saturday, June 16, 2018 E3By Michele LernerThe Washington PostWhile Bernadette in the novel Whered You Go, BernadetteŽ bemoaned the excessive number of Craftsmanstyle houses in Seattle, a recent report from, a new real estate site from the Zillow Group geared to first-time buyers, presents a different view. The report found that starter homes that mention CraftsmanŽ in their listing sold for 34 percent more than entry-level houses without that phrase. Among the other features and phrases that resulted in higherthan-expected sales prices than comparable homes without those features: € Solar panels. Entry-level homes with the keywords solar panels sold for 40 percent more than comparable homes without that phrase. € Coffered ceilings. Garnered a 29 percent premium. € Claw-foot tub. Sold for 29 percent more. € Mid-century. Homes that could claim mid-century features sold for 28 percent more. € In-law. Residences with a dedicated space for in-laws sold for 28 percent more. € Exposed beams or ceiling. Homes with these rustic features sold for 26 percent more than similar homes without them. € Farmhouse sink. Kitchens with these larger sinks sold for 26 percent more than homes without them. € Fire pit. Even the smallest back yard can often accommodate a fire pit, and homes that mentioned them in their listing sold for 25 percent more than those that didnt. € Barn door. While some people are starting to say barn doors are overused, homes that have them sold for 23 percent more than those that dont. € Exposed brick. Whether its an older or newer home, residences with exposed brick sold for 23 percent more than similar homes without that feature. To generate this list of features, RealEstate. com analyzed listing descriptions for millions of entry-level homes, defined as those priced within the bottom third of the market. has the full report on its website.These are the amenities in your house that will fetch you a higher sales price By Adrian HigginsThe Washington PostAlong with ducks, another set of organisms should be overjoyed at all the rain weve been getting. I refer to mushrooms, now appearing after a month in which almost nine inches of rain fell. But mushrooms are not materializing out of thin air; they are the fleeting reproductive bodies of fungi that have already threaded themselves unseen through rotting wood and the biosphere of the soil. Like flowers, which are also fleeting reproductive bodies, mushrooms have beguiled us through the ages. This relationship goes deep in our own strands „ of DNA „ because we know at some profound level that fungi can feed us, sicken us, heal us, play with the mind and even kill us. It pays to know your mushrooms. Im no guru, so I asked mycologist Jared Urchek to take a walk through the woods to see how much the recent deluges had precipitated, so to speak, a mushroom bonanza after months of dryness. We agreed to meet at the National Arboretum in Washington, and when I first eyed Urchek I knew I had found someone at home in sylvan mushroom environments. Urchek, 30 and bearded, wore a hiking hat flourished with a turkey feather and a honey locust thorn, with a canvas bag slung over his right hip. He looked as if he could traverse the Appalachian Trail before breakfast. We made first for Mount Hamilton, the arboretums high point where azaleas decorate the forest floor. Before entering, Urchek stopped to identify the trees, which flag symbiotic fungi species. Earlier, with morels, I was looking for tulip poplars,Ž he said, scanning the treetops. This looks fairly good, white oak and mixed hardwoods.Ž Cut logs are used to edge the trails, and I could see Urchek searching them for mushrooms. Almost immediately, he found one with fine-textured fungi sprouting vertically in tight, parallel columns, each one topped with a tiny crown. We call them coral mushrooms,Ž he said, taking a closer look. He took a field guide from his bag and narrowed it down to two species, leaning toward one named Clavicorona pyxidata. Its edible, yeah. If its this one,Ž he said, laughing. Farther up the hillside, we discovered a stump with two kinds of bracket fungi growing on it. The larger was dry and pale, and from last year. Its a multicolor gilled polypore,Ž he said. Colorful when fresh. No one around here uses it, but its a Chinese herb,Ž he said. Its neighbor, also from last year, was turkey tail. In a nearby path of wood chips, we came across a single clump of tan-colored mushrooms. Mycologists call these little brown mushrooms,Ž until they can study them closely to figure out what they are. This includes looking at whether the gills connect directly with the stem, and what color they turn when bruised. I could spend some time trying to identify this if I wanted to be frustrated,Ž he said. Through the woods, we found a road with a barrier and a sign that announced the presence of nesting bald eagles, and invited us to turn back. We headed to the arboretums native plant woodland, Fern Valley. At the base of a beech tree, a tiny, lone mushroom resembled a ribbed parasol. This is fairly common,Ž Urchek said. Marasmius.ŽMushroom hunter nds more succor than supperA tree stump holds two types of bracket fungi. [ADRIAN HIGGINS/THE WASHINGTON POST PHOTO]




DEAR ABBY: My very best friend growing up was repeatedly raped by her father from around age 13. She told me when we were 17. I reported it to a policeman, but back then, they couldn't do anything unless she reported it. She refused in order to protect her mother. Her mom is gone now, but dear old Dad is still hanging on. He lives in a retirement home known for supporting children and children's activities. (It's associated with one of the largest charitable groups for kids.) I worry a lot about this freak having an opportunity to molest other children, and it sickens me that when he does nally die, he will receive full honors from this group. I have thought about anonymously contacting the home and warning them. Should I? -UNCERTAIN IN THE EAST DEAR UNCERTAIN: That information would carry far more weight if it came from his daughter. Encourage her to discuss what her father did with the director of the retirement home as well as a social worker. Her father should never be alone with a minor child again. If your friend refuses to do this, then yes, you should speak up.DEAR ABBY: I love my grandchildren. My problem is, my daughter expects me to baby-sit at the snap of a nger regardless of what I have to do or what I have planned. Additionally, I never know how long I will be sitting. Sometimes, it can be up to 12 hours. I receive no compensation because, in her words, "Grandmothers should not be paid." If I refuse, she accuses me of being a "bad" grandmother. If I ask to have one child for an overnight and a weekend day, I am refused. Her reason? "Because I said so!" Would I be justied in asking for compensation? I live on a xed income and could use the money. -BAD GRANDMA DEAR GRANDMA: If there are expenses incurred while you baby-sit your grandchildren, you should be compensated for them. However, I can see why your request for a salary for doing it would not be well-received. Because you need extra money, consider nding a part-time job. If you do, you will not only ease the strain on your budget, but also make yourself less available to your daughter "at the snap of a nger."DEAR ABBY: My niece, who is being married next month, sent out invitations a couple of weeks ago. She requested no children under 16 because they'll be serving alcohol and because she is running tight with her guest list. My stepsister and her mom are upset because their young girls won't be able to come. My sister said if they can't go, then she isn't going, which I think is ridiculous. They're trying to force my niece to let them bring the girls. What they don't understand is how you explain allowing them to come but not other kids. How should this be handled? -NO EXCEPTIONS IN THE MIDWEST DEAR NO EXCEPTIONS: It should be handled by telling your stepsister and her mother how sorry everyone will be that they can't attend, and they will be missed. In other words, no exceptions should be made for the intelligent reason you stated in the last lines of your letter to me. 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 or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. How to play: Fill in the blank squares with the numbers 1 through 9 so that each horizontal row, vertical column and nine-square sub-grid contains no repeated numbers. Puzzles range in diculty from one to six stars. The solution to todays puzzle will be in tomorrows paper. YESTERDAYS SOLUTION BRIDGE CRYPTOQUOTE HOROSCOPES DIVERSIONS Secret history of molestation makes dad an ongoing threat TODAY IN HISTORY HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018:This year your imagination soars to an unprecedented level. Combining your creativity with the ability to think clearly makes you a winner. Do not underestimate the role of your personality in coming out ahead. If you are single, you draw others toward you. Enjoy dating, and dont pressure yourself. If you are attached, the two of you evolve to a new level of compassion. Respect each others differences. LEO likes your high energy. ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) You could be under a lot of stress. Your upbeat personality emerges, which allows you to be less uptight about a problem that rears its ugly head. You will seek solutions and brainstorm with others. Eventually, you will look at the situation differently. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) Stay centered. Others are starting to see you as unpredictable, but dont worry, as your caring side will emerge and calm them down. Get ready for some spontaneous fun! Do not be surprised by someone elses tantrum. Just walk away for now. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) Make an effort to reach out to a relative or neighbor. You might have been avoiding this person for a while. Most likely, a big smile will greet you when you nally meet up. Honor a fast change that seems to occur out of the blue. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) You might not be ready for all the extremes and overindulgences that are coming down the pike. You will feel a lot better if you relax and go with the ow. Let yourself be wild and free right now. Be more open to the possibilities that surround you. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) Zero in on your desires. The Moon in your sign announces that today is the right day to embrace your playfulness. Do what you want and/or what you feel is important. There could be a problem involving a loved one, but that too shall pass. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) You could feel less than energetic today. Know when to take a day off from your routine and pursue your desires. You tend to be of service to others, but now you can be of service to yourself. You are likely to discover a fun hobby in your free time. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) One-on-one relating makes you feel great. A loved one makes you feel adored. Others observe your interactions with a hint of jealousy, as they would like to have a similar sense of intimacy. Be more sensitive to others feelings. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) You could feel uncomfortable with others deferring to you to make plans for the weekend. In any case, do not allow someone else to dominate the day. Avoid getting involved in a power play, and refuse to let others manipulate you. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22DEC. 21) You might be more willing to try someone elses suggestion than you have been in the past. Usually you are not keen on trying a new experience. Your adventurous personality emerges and surprises someone who does not know you well. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22JAN. 19) Defer to someone else. Remain sensitive to a loved one who wants more of your time. If you decide to change course, be open about what you are feeling. Lighten up the moment, and be more direct when dealing with someone who inevitably irritates you. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) Express your willingness to go along with someone elses agenda. You like when a partner or loved one makes decisions that affect you and your day-to-day life in a positive way. You might feel as if a family member is trying to create uproar. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) You accomplish a lot more by being receptive and nonjudgmental. You sense of humor and intuition combine to push you into the limelight. Say no to a pushy friend, and refuse to get into a power play. Make a push to complete a project. PERK UP WITH HOME DELIVERY SUBSCRIBE TODAY! CALL 352-787-0600 OR VISIT DAILYCOMMERCIAL.COM | Saturday, June 16, 2018 E5 TODAY IS SATURDAY, JUNE 16, the 167th day of 2018. There are 198 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY: On June 16, 1963, the world's rst female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova, 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; Tereshkova spent 71 hours in ight, circling the Earth 48 times before returning safely. ON THIS DATE: In 1943, comedian Charles Chaplin, 54, married his fourth wife, Oona O'Neill, the 18-year-old daughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill, in Carpinteria, California. In 1944, George Stinney, a 14-year-old black youth, was electrocuted by the state of South Carolina for the murders of two white girls, Betty June Binnicker, 11, and Mary Emma Thames, 7. In 1958, the Supreme Court, in Kent v. Dulles, ruled that artist Rockwell Kent could not be denied a passport because of his communist aliations. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos signed the instruments of ratication for the Panama Canal treaties during a ceremony in Panama City. In 1996, Russian voters went to the polls in their rst independent presidential election; the result was a runo between President Boris Yeltsin (the eventual winner) and Communist challenger Gennady Zyuganov.


E6 Saturday, June 16, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comBy Cathy HobbsTribune News ServiceWhite walls? White furni-ture? White rugs? Why not?There was a time in home decor in which the color white was an ideal color for a formal living room. A white living room was typi-cally a space that was seldom used and handled with great care. These days, color isn't always king, especially as people look to live in more minimalist environments. White is a color that is often ignored, but used purposefully and carefully can and should be embraced.DO'S AND DON'TS FOR DECORATING WITH WHITEDO:€ Mix different tints, tones and shades of white.€ Incorporate the color white into accessories such as vases, florals and toss pillows.€ Mix white with colors such as silver gray and taupe to help create a soothing environment.t€ Use textured white accessories such as area rugs and toss pillows to help to soften a space.€ Mix white with both warm and cool colors. White can be warm, like in a shade closer to taupe, or cool, such as a shade that has gray undertones. Whether blend-ing with warm or cool colors, white helps create the ideal color balance. DON'T:€ Forget to extend the color white into elements such as cabinetry, fixtures and appliances.€ Ignore the opportunity to reflect color through the use of mirrors and windows.€ Be afraid to use the color white in areas that may be used often such as bedrooms or dining areas. € Omit the use of negative space, such as white trims, door headers and under ceiling soffits.€ Dismiss the power of a pure white space. One of the most powerful color combi-nations is a monochromatic scheme, which involves a blend of similar shades of the same color.Design Recipes: How to decorate with whiteTones and shakes of white help make a long, narrow living room feel open and spacious. [DESIGN RECIPES] White elements such as cabinetry, wall color and a large area rug help give this dining space a modern edge. [DESIGN RECIPES] Pure white accessories and accents help make this shelving area feel crisp and fresh. [DESIGN RECIPES] White laquer nightstands help add a modern element in this bedroom. [DESIGN RECIPES]