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SALUTE | B1EUSTIS COLONEL KNOWN FOR CALM COURAGE UNDER FIRE SPORTS | C1MOUNT DORA CHRISTIAN NAMED TOP 3A PROGRAM LOCAL & STATE | A3LOCAL OFFICERS GETTING IN ON LIPSYNCING CHALLENGE @dailycommercial Facebook.com/daily.commercial YOUR LOCAL SOURCE FOR LAKE & SUMTER COUNTIES Saturday, July 21, 2018 75 ¢ Opinion .......................A7 Weather .......................A8 Salute ...........................B1 Faith ...........................B3 Sports..........................C1 Classifieds ...................C7 Volume 142, Issue 202 2018 GateHouse Media Home delivery: 352-787-0600 By Roxanne Brownroxanne.brown@dailycommercial.comEUSTIS „ A plan for a lakefront community featur-ing Key West-style homes in downtown Eustis cleared a critical hurdle Thursday night.The Eustis City Commis-sion amended the future land use map to allow a higher den-sity needed for Eustis Lake Club to go forward. A final vote will take place Aug. 2.Not everyone was pleased. The parcel at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Bay Street currently contains Sharp's Mobile Home Park that is home to well over 100 people. The park is under contract, and the sale will go forward next month with the approval of the project. Residents will then have to move."I think your redevelopment plan is wonderful, but the fact is that the residents of that park, from every piece of paper Ive been able to accumulate at any meeting ... there was no emphasis on how you were going to take care of the residents,Ž said Sharps resident Linda Libbey.City leaders, however, have said they see the project as a catalyst for their efforts to revitalize downtown Eustis. The City Commission is helping the project along by providing $3.3 million in CRA funds for land improvements.Im just wondering what do you expect us to do? Were referred to as a complication and I dont want to be a com-plication. I am a human being and I have a life,Ž Libbey said.Libbey asked commissioners to delay a vote on the land use changes to give residents time to negotiate a more fair and justŽ relocation package with the developers. They declined.A key voteCars drive along Lakeshore Drive past Sharps Mobile Park on March 20 in Eustis. City leaders on March 16 announced that a $21 million Key West-style community will be built where the mobile home park now sits next to Ferran Park on Lake Eustis. [WHITNEY LEHNECKER/DAILY COMMERCIAL] By Eric Tucker and Jennifer PeltzThe Associated PressNEW YORK „ President Donald Trumps former per-sonal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy models account of having an affair with him, people famil-iar with an investigation into the attorney said Friday.The payment was never made, according to Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, who confirmed the recording and said it shows Trump did noth-ing wrong.Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen surreptitiously made the recording two months before Trumps 2016 election, according to a person familiar with a federal investigation into Cohen that brought the tape to light. The FBI now has it, according to the person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing inquiry.The conversation between Trump and Cohen came weeks after the National Enquirers parent company reached a $150,000 deal to pay ex-Play-mate Karen McDougal for her story of a 2006 affair, which it never published „ a tabloid Trump talk of payout to Playboy model tapedMichael Cohen leaves federal court April 26 in New York. Secret recording obtained by FBI contains discussion of potential payment for ex-models story Eustis Lake Club project gets tentative approval By Zeke Miller and Ken ThomasThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ The White House rejected on Friday a Vladimir Putinbacked effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the regions future, distancing itself from the idea in the after-math of President Donald Trumps controversial summit with the Russian leader.Russias ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov, said the two leaders had discussed the possibility of a referen-dum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit.But Trumps National Security Council spokes-man Garrett Marquis said agreements between Russia and the Ukrainian government for resolving the conflict in the Donbas region do not include any such option and any effort to organize a so-called referendumŽ would have no legitimacy.ŽThe back-and-forth came as the White House outlined the agenda for a proposed second summit between Trump and Putin „ in Washington this fall „ that would focus on White House rejects Putin idea for Ukraine referendum See TRUMP, A6 See VOTE, A5See PUTIN, A6By Margaret StaffordThe Associated PressBRANSON, Mo. „ The country-and-western tour-ist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers who were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank in stormy weather in the deadliest such accident in almost two decades.Divers found four more bodies in Table Rock Lake, bringing the death toll to 17, including nine people from the same family and the crew member who was driving the amphibious boat. In their initial assessment, authorities blamed thunderstorms and winds that approached hurricane strength. A full investigation was underway.Branson is a city full of smiles,Ž Mayor Karen Best said. We have so much fun here. But today we are grieving and crying.Ž Trisha Ayers was among the mourners who stopped to pay their respects at a parked car that was covered with flowers because it was believed to belong to a dead tourist.Ayers said she understood how the boat got caught on the lake because the weather on Thursday changed in 10 minutes from sunshine to gale-force winds that bent traffic signs.I hope it wont tarnish Branson,Ž she said with tears in her eyes. About 80 percent of our income comes from tour-ists. We love them.ŽBranson mourns victims of duck boat sinkingSee BOAT, A6

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A2 Saturday, July 21, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com NATION & WORLDPUBLISHER Steve Skaggs: steve.skaggs@dailycommercial.com ...................352-365-8213 EXECUTIVE EDITOR Tom McNiff: tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.com .........................352-365-8250 DIGITAL EDITOR, LIFESTYLES EDITOR Whitney Lehnecker: whitney.lehnecker@dailycommercial.com 352-365-8258 SPORTS EDITOR Paul Jenkins: paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com ......................352-365-8204 SPORTS WRITER Frank Jolley: frank.jolley@dailycommet.com ..............................352-365-8268 REPORTER Frank Stan“ eld: frank.stand“ eld@dailycommercial.com............352-374-8257 REPORTER Roxanne Brown: roxanne.brown@dailycommercial.com ............352-365-8266 YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE FOR LAKE AND SUMTER COUNTIESPrint delivery available within the newspaper distribution area only. By submitting your address and/or email, you understand that you may receive promotional offers from Gatehouse Media and its related companies. 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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, July 19 Cash 4 Life : 9-12-20-38-52-1 Fantasy 5: 3-22-30-32-33 Friday, July 20 Pick 5 Afternoon: 0-3-9-6-6 Evening: 9-2-8-6-0 Pick 4 Afternoon: 9-1-4-0 Evening: 9-0-3-5 Pick 3 Afternoon: 4-4-5 Evening: 6-3-7 Pick 2 Afternoon: 3-0 Evening: 4-3LOTTERY DATELINESNEW YORK CHARLOTTE, N.C. Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 conventionMove over, Las Vegas. The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.The Republican National Committee finalized its con-vention site on Friday, picking the city over Las Vegas, the only other finalist. The vote came as hundreds of Republican activists gathered in Texas for the RNCs summer meeting.The pick ensures that tens of thousands of political activists, protesters and journalists will crowd into Charlotte in the summer of 2020. The same city hosted the Democratic national convention in 2012.LONDONNerve agent victim released from hospital after poisoningNerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital after three weeks of treatment since being poisoned, U.K. officials said Friday.Lorna Wilkinson, the direc-tor of nursing at Salisbury District Hospital, said Rowley, 45, had been discharged after making substantial progress in recent days.Officials say Rowley and his partner Dawn Sturgess fell ill June 30 after being exposed to the nerve agent Novichok when they handled a small bottle containing the nerve agent. Officials believe the substance was from the same batch used in the March nerve agent attack on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skri-pal and his daughter Yulia.VANCOUVER, WASH.Washington deputy “ red because of Proud Boys apparelThe Clark County Sheriffs Office has fired a deputy who was photographed wear-ing apparel affiliated with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for white nationalist rhetoric.The Columbian newspaper reports Deputy Erin Willey was let go Tuesday after an internal investigation that began when the office was shown a photo-graph of her wearing a hooded sweatshirt with a logo that includes a switchblade, lipstick and an abbreviation for Proud Boys Girls.Willey is also shown in a second photograph shared on a Proud Boys-affiliated Twit-ter page, which included her contact information for buying Proud Boys Girls merchandise.The Associated PressMembers of the Central Park FiveŽ Yusef Salaam (left), Kevin Richardson (second left), and Raymond Santana (right) react to supporters Jan. 2012 in New York. New York City has started releasing about 100,000 pages of documents connected to the notorious case of the “ ve men whose con victions for raping and beating a Central Park jogger were overturned after they served more than a decade behind bars [FRANK FRANKLIN II/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE] BERLINFire“ ghters attend passengers of a bus Friday in Luebeck, northern Germany, after authorities said a man armed with a kitchen knife attacked those onboard before being overpowered and arrested. Ten people were injured, three of them seriously. Authorities had no immediate information on the assailants motive, but said they had no indication that he was politically radicalized or had any terrorist background. [TNN/DPA VIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]PARISIn this image taken from video, a man identi“ ed as Alexandre Benalla (right), a security chief to French President Emmanuel Macron, confronts a student during a May Day demonstration in Paris The video, showing one of Macrons security chiefs beating a student demonstrator, came to light Thursday and is drawing a “ erce public backlash over Benallas two-w eek suspension „ what is seen as mild punishment „ as well as a possible cover-up. [NICOLAS LESCAUT VIA AP] IN BRIEF By Lisa MascaroThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trumps nominee to the Supreme Court. And thats part of the problem in getting him confirmed by the Senate.Democrats are demanding to see the conservative appellate court judges lengthy paper trail before they even start meeting with him, let alone casting their votes on a life-time appointment that could shift the court rightward.The documents extend far beyond the 53-year-olds nearly 300 rulings as a judge on the circuit court of appeals.The Democrats are demanding access to paper-work from Kavanaughs tenure as staff secretary in the George W. Bush White House, on the 2000 election presidential recount and on Special Counsel Kenneth Starrs probe of Bill Clinton. The tally could stretch at least 1 million pages. The paper chase has become a game of high-stakes politi-cal strategy.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to have Kavanaugh confirmed for the start of the Supreme Court session Oct. 1 and to serve up a midterm election boost for Republicans in November. But the Democratic search for docu-ments could complicate that timeline.McConnell spent this weeks closed-door GOP policy lunch outlining the schedule ahead, senators said. With Republicans holding just a slim 51-seat majority, they are under pressure from conservatives to confirm the nominee, who could tilt the courts decisions for a generation to come. He would take the place of retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, often a swing vote.Weve already begun to hear rumblings from our Democratic colleagues that theyre going to want to see every scrap of paper that ever came across Brett Kavanaughs desk,Ž the No. 2 Republican, Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, told reporters.But the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, said in light of this weeks disturbing eventsŽ „ namely, Trumps Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin „ its all the more important to thoroughly vet the presidents nominee.It is, ultimately, the Supreme Court that will have the last word on whether a sitting president is above the law,Ž she said. We „ the Senate „ and the American public must know where Judge Kavanaugh stands. ... And this starts with having access to Judge Kavanaughs documents from his time in the White House and as a political operative.ŽAt particular issue in the document fight are the years the Yale-educated Kavanaugh spent at the White House as staff secretary for Bush „ a job that touches almost every slip of paper that makes it to the presidents desk „ as well as his work during the Clinton probe and the Florida elec-tion recount.Kavanaugh served in the White House Counsels Office under Bush beginning in 2001. He told lawmakers in a May 2006 confirmation hearing for his current job that he provided advice on ethics and separation of power issues, the nomina-tion of judges, and legislation dealing with tort reform and a federal backstop to limit insurers losses in the event of a terror attack.Kavanaugh described the staff secretary position as being an honest broker for the president,Ž someone who tried to ensure that the president received a range of policy views on issues of the day in an even-handed way. Democrats say his pol-icy-making role was more substantial than that.The Judiciary Committee is negotiating how much information will be pulled for the confirmation process. The task is daunting, involving a universe of paperwork that will need to be culled from the National Archives, the Bush library and others, and reviewed by stables of attorneys. Kavanaughs paper trail becomes ashpointSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh glances at reporters during a meeting with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., on Capitol Hill July 19 in Washington. [MANUEL BALCE CENETA/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 A3 LOCAL & STATETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comNEWS BRIEFS Patients with mental illness, HIV could be forced to switch doctorsBy Christine SextonNews Service of FloridaGov. Rick Scott is coming under fire for his administrations decisions to shift tens of thousands of patients with serious mental illness or HIV into new Medicaid health plans in the coming months, changes that could force many patients to switch doctors.AIDS, mental health changes spur protestsConcerns raised over tra c around Lake Unity Nursery RoadBy Frank Stanfieldfrankstanfield@dailycommercial.comFRUITLAND PARK „ A developer unveiled plans Thursday for a 668-acre RV park on the east and west side of Lake Unity Nursery Road and south of Eagles Nest Road.There has been some blow-back to the idea of Crappie (pronounced croppy,Ž since it refers to the fish) RV Park and Marina.ƒa resort planning THOUSANDS of RV camp-sites including HUNDREDS of mobile homes crowded into that area would really bring TOO MUCH TRAF-FIC to our residential roads!Ž wrote one man on Facebook.Developer Steve Lumbert also got an earful from neighbors at a presentation he gave at Calvary Baptist Church, according to at least one person who attended the information session.Art Ayris, who owns property on Bay Forest Lane abutting the site, said he would prefer to see the land remain undeveloped. But he said he has spoken to the developer, who told him that he is looking into alternative entry points to Lake Unity Nursery Road to ease traffic concerns.The city of Fruitland Park has been receiving calls, but the land is in the unincorporated part of Lake County.County planning and zoning officials have received the application to rezone 14 mostly vacant parcels from multifamily to planned unit development. It is tentatively set to go before the planning and zoning board on Oct. 3 and the Board of County Commissioners on Oct. 23.Plans are also subject to approval from state, federal and local officials, including Fruitland Park utilities.The property is owned by the Ethel Matthews Trust. It has been owned by the family for 135 years, according to Lumbert.It includes more than 2,400 feet of shoreline on Lake Unity and 1.3 miles of shoreline along Lake Griffin.The developer could not be reached for comment.RV park proposed near Fruitland By Payne RayCorrespondentTAVARES „ When they arent busting bad guys, Lake County cops are busting moves in a series of lip sync battles posted to Facebook and YouTube.Mount Doras Fire and Police departments worked together to create the countys largest production yet, with over a dozen officers and staff members showing up to help, accord-ing toMount Dora Public Information Officer Lisa McDonald.I wanted just a couple of officers to do it in their cars, but as the week went on, we discovered the production values were being raised,Ž McDonald said.The craze has been spread-ing across the nation for weeks, but the Tavares Police Department was the first agency to catch on here when it released a short video of Officer Charles Davis lipsyncing to Britney Spears.Sarah Coursey, the depart-ments public information officer, said they asked Davis to do the challenge to what-ever it was he was listening LIP SERVICEMount Dora police of“ cers lead a pack of public safety employees through a lip sync of We Are FamilyŽ by Sister Sledge. [YOUTUBE] Sr. Of“ cer Jim Franquiz, of the Eustis Police Department, lip syncs to Dont Stop the RockŽ by Freestyle. [YOUTUBE] Cops, re ghters get their groove on in lip-sync battles$60 million to be shared, same as in 2017-18 academic yearBy Lloyd DunkelbergerNews Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE „ Floridas 28 state colleges will receive $60 million in per-formance funding during the academic year that started this month.The Florida College System announced this week that $30 million in state performance funding will be distributed to 23 schools, with five schools not qualifying for the state money. All 28 schools will receive their shares of $30 million in institutionalŽ per-formance funding.The total performance funding this year is the same amount that state colleges received in 2017-2018. Each year, the Legislature approves a set amount of state performance funding for the system. In addition to the state funds, colleges match the state money with institutional funds that are part of their recurring budgets.An annual evaluation showed systemwide improvement in four of the five performance measurements, which include graduation rates, retention rates, job placement and starting salaries for graduates.A key measure is the graduation, or comple-tion,Ž rate for students. For students seeking two-year associate degrees, the col-leges are measured against a three-year completion rate and a four-year rate.The three-year rate increased from 53.5 percent to 55 percent, while the four-year rate increased to over 63 percent, up from 62.7 percent, according to the new evaluation.The systemwide retention Performance funding heads to state colleges See LIP, A4 See FUNDS, A4 See PROTEST, A4PAISLEYMan charged with threatening to kill deputyAuthorities this week arrested a man who allegedly threatened to kill a deputy who was looking to arrest him for driving on a suspended license.According to an arrest report, a post on Mark Busbys Facebook page featured an angry, profane rant about a deputy who had obtained an arrest warrant against him for driving without a license. A witness said Busby also verbally threatened to kill the deputy and himself.Deputies caught up with Busby, 29, Thursday at a home in Paisley. They entered and found him hiding in a hole in the floor. He surrendered without a fight and admitted to officers that he made the threat but said he didnt mean it.He was charged with threats to kill a law enforcement officer, resisting an officer without violence, depriving someone of the use of 911, and false imprisonment.DAYTONA BEACHExpect rough surf along Volusia County coastMore red flags and rip cur-rents are in the forecast for the weekend.On Thursday, lifeguards pulled 14 swimmers out of the ocean, which made it another below-average summer day in terms of rescues, but Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue officials expect surf conditions to worsen in time for the larger crowds.Well probably be flying the red flag through the weekend,Ž said Capt. Tammy Malphurs, an agency spokeswoman.A red flag warns beachgoers of rough surf and strong rip current conditions in the water.In spite of the warnings, Mal-phurs said conditions arent expected to match the severity of last weekend, during which nearly 300 people were pulled from the water.There is an 80 percent chance of rain today in Daytona Beach and a 60 percent chance of rain for Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.TALLAHASSEEFlorida unemployment remains at 3.8 percent in JuneFloridas unemployment remained at 3.8 percent in June, slightly below the 4 per-cent national rate.Figures released by the state on Friday showed the state gained 14,300 jobs last month.There were 387,000 jobless Floridians out of a workforce of 10.2 million.Okaloosa and St. Johns counties had the lowest unemployment rate at 3.1 per-cent, followed by Monroe and Walton counties at 3.2 percent.Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate at 7 percent, followed by Sumter County at 5.7 percent and Citrus County at 5.6 percent.PARKLANDSite of school massacre to get a therapy dogThe Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting is getting a therapy dog to help students who need emotional support.River, a 3-month-old female Bernese mountain dog-poodle mix, has been adopted by Ray and Diana Haneski.Diana is a library media spe-cialist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where she helped shelter 50 kids during the attack.Now shell be able to take River into the school for anyone who needs comforting.She told NBC 6 after meet-ing the dog Thursday that its magical.ŽAs she tries to prepare her-self to return to the school, she said, Rivers going to help in the future with a lot of strug-gles and trouble.Ž

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A4 Saturday, July 21, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com IN MEMORY TodaysServices to at the moment.From there, other Lake County officers stepped up to the challenge.Tavares challenged Eustis, and Community Relations Officer Jim Franquiz responded with a lengthy video featuring classic dance moves.I think people are reacting well to it, you know, I think it shows another side of police work,Ž Franquiz said.Officers are just people putting on a uniform, he added. We like to have fun.Ž Tavares released four more videos over the next two weeks, taunting colleagues at other agencies to respond with their own videos.The viral videos began in Texas, where police depart-ments all over the state challenged each other to create increasingly complex videos. Some of those videos included stunts such as skydiving and wheelies.Soon, departments in other states began releasing their own.Some went viral. Virginias Norfolk Police Department released an impressive one-take video inspired by the Bruno Mars hit Uptown Funk,Ž complete with choreography borrowed from the original video. It gathered millions of views and was featured on NBC Nightly News.Coursey said she knew the department would want to get in on the trend. The agencys most viewed video, featuring Officer Dana Scola, had gained 117,000 views since its release two weeks ago.Mount Doras video was catching up by the end of the week, with about 44,000 views in five days.I think these videos are valuable to the community to show that we have spirit and can have some fun,Ž Mount Doras McDonald said.She credited Mount Dora Police Chief John OGrady for getting the fire department involved. Animal Control Officer Cindy Blevins chose the song, Sister Sledges We Are Family.Ž It was very appropriate for Mount Dora, since that is exactly what we all are,Ž McDonald said.Preparation to shoot Mount Doras video took a little more than a week, but it was shot, edited and released in one day. Mount Dora issued a challenge to Clermont, which responded Friday.Coursey said Tavares musical choice was also made by its officers, as was the song Franquiz used in Eustis video. LIPFrom Page A3 rate, which is based on students who complete a year and then return in the fall, rose from 63.5 percent to 65.33 percent.Starting salaries for college graduates, which is based on regional economic data, aver-aged nearly 111 percent of the local entry wages, up from 108.9 percent. The rate of students who moved to jobs or continued their educations remained at about 95 percent.Valencia College will receive the largest amount of performance funding in 2018-2019 with $7.56 million, which includes $5.4 million in state money.Other schools in the top, or gold,Ž performance category are Chipola College, Santa Fe College, Seminole State College of Florida and South Florida State College. Here is the performance funding breakdown for all 28 colleges in 2018-2019, show-ing total funding (with state funding in the parentheses):€ Eastern Florida State Col-lege: $2.2 million ($1.1 million)€ Broward College: $4.45 million ($2.2 million)€ College of Central Flor-ida: $1.1 million ($536,000)€ Chipola College $984,000 ($704,000)€ Daytona State College: $2.48 million ($1.24 million)€ Florida SouthWestern State College: $1.56 million ($780,000)€ Florida State College at Jacksonville: $3.8 million ($1.9 million) € Florida Keys Community College: $179,000 € Gulf Coast State College: $554,000€ Hillsborough Community College: $1.7 million€ Indian River State College: $2.5 million ($1.26 million) € Florida Gateway College: $673,000 ($336,000)€ Lake-Sumter State Col-lege: $719,000 ($359,000)€ State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota: $1.26 mil-lion ($628,000)€ Miami Dade College: $4.34 million€ North Florida Community College: $394,000 ($197,000)€ Northwest Florida State College: $956,000 ($478,000)€ Palm Beach State College: $3.1 million ($1.53 million)€ Pasco-Hernando State College: $1.6 million ($799,000)€ Pensacola State College: $904,000€ Polk State College: $1.53 million ($764,000)€ St. Johns River State Col-lege: $990,000 ($495,000)€ St. Petersburg College: $3.5 million: ($1.76 million)€ Santa Fe College: $3.98 million: ($2.85 million)€ Seminole State College of Florida: $3.99 million ($2.86 million)€ South Florida State Col-lege: $1.4 million ($1 million)€ Tallahassee Community College: $1.6 million ($805,000)€ Valencia College: $7.56 million ($5.4 million) FUNDSFrom Page A3 The backlash has included newspaper ads across the state as well as protests, including one staged Wednesday outside the gov-ernors beachfront home in Naples.After a lengthy bidding process, the state Agency for Health Care Administration is preparing to sign new five-year Medicaid contracts with 13 managed care plans.But it also wants to end ties with other plans, including two specialtyŽ health plans that, combined, account for 90 percent of the specialty-plan enrollment in the state.Positive Healthcare „ a managed-care plan that covers about 2,000 people with HIV or AIDS in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties but would lose its contract „ is asking a state administrative judge to prevent the Agency for Health Care Administration from moving ahead.So is Magellan Prepaid Mental Health Plan, which manages care for about 80,000 people with serious mental illness but also wasnt chosen by the state to provide Medicaid coverage beginning next year.Owned by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Posi-tive Healthcare has taken aim directly at Scott by pushing ahead with protests against his administration.It has twice placed fullpage advertisements in newspapers across the state, running them as recently as last week in papers such as the Tampa Bay Times, Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, and Orlando Sentinel.The ad features a picture of Scott grinning and asks: Do you care about people living with AIDS?Ž The words do you careŽ are spelled out in blood-red type and provide a sharp contrast to the otherwise black and gray advertisement.The reality is, Florida is the epicenter of the nations AIDS epidemic,Ž the ad said. Governor Scott needs to make sure that HIV patients have the choice of where to go to get their care.ŽThe governors office refuted the ads message.Its totally false to say that HIV services are being reduced. Florida is actually doing the opposite,Ž Scott spokesman McKinley Lewis said in a prepared statement.Lewis said the dispute has nothing to do with helping patients „ this is just about a private vendor being upset that the state will be contracting with someone else to do more for this vulnerable population.ŽBut AIDS Healthcare Foundation official Mike Kahane said its Scott „ who made his fortune establishing the nations largest forprofit hospital chain „ who has made the vendor the priority.The Agency for Health Care Administration announced in April that it would sign statewide contracts for HIV and AIDS care with Clear Health Alliance, an HMO owned by Simply Healthcare. Positive Healthcare, mean-while, would not be awarded specialty contracts in Medic-aid regions 10 and 11, which include Fort Lauderdale and Miami, ground zero for new HIV infections.Kahane, who is charge of the AIDS Healthcare Foun-dations business operations in the United States and the Caribbean, said it raises suspicionsŽ that the agency chose a for-profit company to become the statewide AIDS specialty provider and eliminated its only competi-tor, a nonprofit run by a large national AIDS organization.At the end of the day, its much easier for AHCA to be dealing with a forprofit business than it is for them to be dealing with an advocacy organization,Ž said Kahane, who predicted that if the state moves ahead with its plans to drop Posi-tive Healthcare people are going to fall out of care and have their care interrupted.ŽAn AIDS patient, who requested that he only be identified by Wendell JŽ because of privacy con-cerns, could be one of those patients.He was diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, in 1984 and told The News Service of Florida that he contracted it in Miami after years of unprotected sex. Though hes had the virus for more than three decades, he said hes been able to remain relatively healthy because of the rela-tionship hes cultivated with his physicians and his strict adherence to their orders. He has been a member of Posi-tive Healthcare for several years.It seems like every time something starts going good for a person, the devil goes right in there and knocks it right on out,Ž he said. I hope I dont have to change.ŽFlorida lawmakers in 2011 approved an overhaul of the Medicaid system to require most beneficiaries to enroll in HMOs and other types of managed-care plans. It divided the state into 11 regions and contracted with health plans in each region.Medicaid recipients with serious mental illness, HIV or AIDS have the opportunity to choose a specialty plan, a standardŽ man-aged-care plan, which offers preventive and acute care services, or a comprehensiveŽ plan, which covers everything from mental-health services to labor and delivery to long-term care.If they do not choose a plan, they are assigned by the state to the specialty plan.An initial round of contracts stemming from the 2011 Medicaid overhaul expire at end of this year. The state spent more than a year working on re-procurement of the contracts and announced the names of the health plans it would sign agreements with in April. In all, the various contracts are expected to be worth at least $90 billion over five years. But some health care pro-viders are concerned it wont be easy for patients, such as those with serious mental illness, to determine which doctors they can use because of the changes in plans.Many people with mental illness are very concrete in their thinking, and its a little bit more difficult for them to understand that its not personal that the doctor wont see them and that its the insurance, not them, said Andrea Katz, CEO of Archways, a mental-health provider based in Fort Lauderdale.Katz added that people can begin wondering where they will go and who will help them.Theres sometimes a bit of an over-reaction, but to them its not an over-reac-tion because its how they are feeling because they arent sure what they should do,Ž she said.In a challenge filed in the state Division of Administrative hearings, attorneys for Magellan Prepaid Mental Health Plan accused the state of underestimating the impact the changes will have on Magellans 80,000 patients if the contract deci-sions stand.Transitioning a large number of individuals with (serious mental illness) to a new plan will disrupt member continuity of care, decimate the progress that has been made to stabilize the health of these members, and increase cost to the system by having mem-bers start all over again, Ž Magellan attorneys wrote.AHCA announced in April that it would sign specialty contracts with WellCare of Florida to provide coverage for people with serious mental illness across the state. Instead of seeing its Medicaid presence expanded statewide, Magellan found itself being blocked out of Floridas lucrative Medicaid market.Jay Reeve, president of and chief executive officer of Apalachee Center, which provides mental-health ser-vices in Northwest Florida, said his company has good relationships with the current Medicaid health plans and has already been con-tacted by new plans. PROTESTFrom Page A3 By Nicole WinfieldThe Associated PressVATICAN CITY „ Rev-elations that one of the most respected U.S. cardinals repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult semi-narians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew „ and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.If the accusations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick bear out „ including a new case reported Friday involving an 11-year-old boy „ will Francis revoke his title of cardinal? Sanction him to a lifetime of penance and prayer? Or even defrock him, the expected sanction if McCarrick were a mere priest?And will Francis, who has already denounced a culture of cover-upŽ in the church, take the investigation all the way to the top, where it will inevitably lead, given that McCarricks sexual misdeeds with adults were reportedly brought to the Vaticans attention years ago?The matter is on the desk of the pope, who has already spent the better part of 2018 dealing with a spiraling child sex abuse, adult gay sex and cover-up scandal in Chile that was so vast the entire bishops conference offered to resign in May.And just Friday, Francis accepted the resignation of the Honduran deputy to Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, who is one of Francis top advisers.Auxiliary Bishop Juan Jos Pineda Fasquelle, 57, was accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians and lavish spending on his lovers that was so obvious to Honduras poverty-wracked faithful that Maradiaga is now under pres-sure to reveal what he knew of Pinedas misdeeds and why he tolerated a sexually active gay bishop in his ranks.The McCarrick scandal, too, poses the same ques-tions, given it was apparently an open secret in some U.S. church circles that Uncle TedŽ invited seminarians to his beach house, and into his bed.While such an abuse of power may have been quietly tolerated for decades, it doesnt fly in the #MeToo era, even though there has been a deafening silence from McCarricks brother cardinals about what they might have known and when.There is going to be so much clamor for the Holy Father to remove the red hat, to formally un-cardinalize him,Ž said the Rev. Thomas Berg, vice rector and director of admissions at St. Josephs Seminary in Yonkers, the seminary of the archdiocese of New York.Recounting how the McCarrick scandal has demoralized seminarians and priests alike, Berg said the church needs to ensure that men with same-sex attraction simply dont enter seminaries „ a position recently rein-forced by Francis in reference to both the Chilean and Italian churches.Revelations of US cardinal sex abuse will force popes hand

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 A5I feel very sad for the folks who own those prop-erties out there and cant recover their costs, but I also understand that this is a private sale and the devel-oper and the seller are the ones involved in that pro-cess,Ž Mayor Bob Morin said after the meeting. I believe the developersare giving every opportunity they can by state law to compensate those folks whowould belosing their homes.I think there arestill someproblems with the homes being interrible shapeand technically,they have been grandfathered in and excused from some code violations so this is also for their own safety.ŽDuring the meeting, Morin advised residents to start planning their moves with family, one another and any agencies that may be able to help them, since they know what may be coming. According to the Florida Mobile Home Relocation Corporation, residents, unless the developers negotiate direct compen-sation, can apply to receive $1,375 for a single wide or $2,750 for a double wide. If a resident plans on relo-cating their mobile home, they could get $3,000 for a single and $6,000 for a double. Residents, however, say thats not enough to make the move based on their fixed incomes and that most of the homes cant be moved anyhow because of their age and condition.Residents also say they want the developers to pony up the at least $6,000Ž they say was promised to them during a meeting in March when the news first broke about the development plans.Daniel DiVenanzo, a representative of the Lake Eustis Club developers, said it may not have been clear to the residents that the state mandates up toŽ $6,000.DiVenanzo said he is saddened by the thought of any residents being dis-placed but said they are doing what they can. He saidthere are major costs associated with the move for the Lake Eustis Club as well with things like their portion of the state payout, puling permits to get rid of any mobile homes and other property left on site as required by state law and more.He said the companys costs to help relocate residents could add up to $500,000, in addition to the money they have already spent on legal fees and stormwater fixes, land improvements and construction.He said getting the nec-essary loans from banks and equity firms has proven tough to the point that the entire development has been collateralized.ŽThere is no way that this is going to be a win for me tonight. I could never qualify displacing people from their homes, but we all know there are difficult circumstances here. Its a tough end of the deal,Ž he said. The thing that we have to keep in mind, though, is that the park has continued to decline in its integrity. Its days are num-bered. The park is simply at its lifespan.ŽResident Joellen Mitch-ell said she still feels like she isin limbo and wants to know if residents will continue to have to pay rent to the new owners of the property when the sale goes through until they are evicted.They want improve-ments for the city because their city is suffering, but the people who live at Sharps Mobile Home Park are suffering too,Ž Mitchell said. VOTEFrom Page A1A rendering shows the proposed Eustis Lake Club that would replace Sharps Mobile Park on Lakeshore Drive. [SUBMITTED]

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A6 Saturday, July 21, 2018 | DailyCommercial.compractice known as catch and kill.Ž Trump denies the affair ever happened. The company, American Media Inc., is run by Trump friend and supporter David Pecker.The companys payment effectively silenced McDougal through the election, though days beforehand, news of the deal emerged in The Wall Street Journal. At the time, a Trump spokeswoman said his campaign had no knowledge of any of this.ŽBut in the recorded con-versation, he and Cohen appear to be discussing purchasing the rights to McDougals story from the Enquirers parent company, according to the person familiar with the investigation.Giuliani told the AP on Friday that the conversation between the two men was very brief.The transaction that Michael is talking about on the tape never took place, but whats important is: If it did take place, the president said it has to be done cor-rectly and it has to be done by checkŽ to keep a proper record of it, Giuliani said. TRUMPFrom Page A1national security. Moscow signaled its openness to a second formal meeting between the two leaders as criticism of Trump over his first major session with his Russian counterpart kept up in the U.S.Trump left the White House for his New Jersey golf club for the weekend.A White House official said the next TrumpPutin meeting would address national security concerns they discussed in Helsinki, including Russian meddling. The official did not specify if that meant Russias interference in U.S. elections. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss planning, said the talks would also cover nuclear proliferation, North Korea, Iran and Syria.One stop Putin almost surely wont make is Capitol Hill.House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to make clear that Putin wouldnt be invited to address Congress if he visits Washington.She said Trumps frightened fawning over Putin is an embarrassment and a grave threat to our democracy.ŽSecretary of State Mike Pompeo had a sunnier view of the likely second get-together.He said at the United Nations he was happy that the two leaders of two very important countries are continuing to meet. If that meeting takes place in Washing-ton, I think it is all to the good. Those conversations are incredibly important.ŽIt was not clear whether such a meeting would take place before or after the November congressional elections in the U.S.A White House meeting would be a dramatic extension of legitimacy to the Russian leader, who has long been isolated by the West for activi-ties in Ukraine, Syria and beyond and is believed to have interfered in the 2016 presidential election that sent Trump to the presidency. No Rus-sian leader has visited the White House in nearly a decade.U.S. officials have been mum on what, if anything, the two leaders agreed to in Helsinki during a two-hour, one-on-one meeting. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Thursday he had yet to be briefed on the pri-vate session.The Russian govern-ment has been somewhat more forthcoming. This issue (of a refer-endum) was discussed,Ž Antonov said, adding that Putin made concrete proposalsŽ to Trump on solutions for the four-year, Russianbacked insurgency in eastern Ukraine, which has killed more than 10,000 people. He did not elaborate on what Putins solutions would be. The move may be seen as an effort to sidestep European peace efforts for Ukraine and increase the pressure on the Ukrainian government in its protracted conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas region. In a sign of support for the Ukraine government, the Pentagon said Friday it would provide $200 million in additional training, equipment and advisory assistance to Ukraines military.Trump tweeted Thursday that he looked forward a second meetingŽ with Putin and defended his performance at Mondays summit, in which the two leaders conferred on a range of issues includ-ing terrorism, Israeli security, nuclear prolif-eration and North Korea.There are many answers, some easy and some hard, to these problems ... but they can ALL be solved!Ž Trump tweeted.In Moscow, Antonov said it is important to deal with the resultsŽ of the first summit before jumping too fast into a new one. But he said, Russia was always open to such proposals.ŽThe White House is still trying to clean up post-summit Trump statements on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trumps public doubting of Rus-sias responsibility in a joint news conference with Putin on Monday provoked withering crit-icism from Republicans as well as Democrats and forced the president to make a rare public admission of error.Then on Thursday, the White House said Trump disagreesŽ with Putins offer to allow U.S. questioning of 12 Russians who have been indicted for election interference in exchange for Rus-sian interviews with the former U.S. ambassador to Russia and other Americans the Kremlin accuses of unspecified crimes. Trump initially had described the idea as an incredible offer.ŽThe White House backtrack came just before the Senate voted overwhelmingly against the idea. PUTINFrom Page A1 The risk of heavy weather was apparent hours before the boat left shore.The weather service station in Springfield, about 40 miles north of Branson, issued a severe thunderstorm watch for its immediate area Thursday, saying conditions were ripe for winds of 70 mph. It followed up at 6:32 p.m. with a severe thunderstorm warning for three counties that included Branson and the lake. The warning men-tioned both locations. The boat went down about 40 minutes later, shortly after 7 p.m.When we issue a warn-ing, it means take action,Ž meteorologist Kelsey Angle said.Suzanne Smagala with Ripley Entertainment, which owns Ride the Ducks in Branson, said the company was assisting authorities. She said this was the companys only accident in more than 40 years of operation.The boat was carrying 29 passengers and two crew members on a pleasure cruise, and everyone aboard had been accounted for by midday Friday. Seven of the 14 survivors were hurt when the vessel went down. At least two were hospitalized in critical condition. The captain survived, authorities said.Brayden Malaske, of Harrah, Oklahoma, was on vacation with family when he boarded a replica 19th-century paddle wheeler known as the Branson Belle on the same lake just before the storm hit. At the time, he said, the lake seemed calm, and no one was worried about the weather.But it suddenly got very dark,Ž he recalled.In a short video taken by Malaske from a dock, the duck boat can be seen wallowing through the choppy, wind-whipped lake, with water only inches from its windows. Dark, rolling waves crash over its front end. The footage ends before the boat capsizes.Later, people on Malaskes boat saw a duck boat passenger hang-ing on for dear lifeŽ to the paddle wheel of the Belle, he said.The mayor identified the crew member driving the boat as Bob Williams, known informally as Captain Bob.ŽHe was at a great ambassador for Branson,Ž Best said. He was at every event. He knew everyone. He was always promoting Branson.ŽAuthorities had not publicly identified the dead but said they included a 1-year-old child.Named for their ability to travel on land and in water, duck boats have been involved in other serious accidents in the past, including the deaths of more than 40 people since 1999.People pray Friday outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, in Branson, Mo. [CHARLIE RIEDEL/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] BOATFrom Page A1

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 A7 This week the U.S. House of Representatives took up a resolution drafted to show support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. The measure denounced all calls for the complete abolishmentŽ of ICE, saying such demands are an insult to these heroic law enforcement officers who make sacrifices every day to secure our borders, enforce our laws, and protect our safety and security.Ž The resolution cited some worrisome statistics about ICEs efforts. For example, in 2017 ICE agents arrested illegal immigrants suspected in 1,800 murders, 5,000 sexual assaults and 11,000 weapons violations. These officials seized more than a ton of fentanyl and nearly 7,000 pounds of heroin, key ingredients fueling the opioid crisis that is devastating so many communities. Abolishing ICE, the resolution indicated, would essentially throw open our borders, allowing illegal immigrants, including violent gang members, drug smugglers and potential terrorists „ and lets not forget human traffickers „ to roam free instead of being removed from American soil.Ž Its difficult to see how any lawmaker could oppose this show of support for ICE personnel. Yet many did. Yes, some of their duties can be harsh. But ICE agents simply carry out the laws Congress has passed and the policies of a president whose stance on illegal immigration is tougher than any previous occupant of the Oval Office. If lawmakers dont like that, they are certainly free to change the laws „ especially the 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act that grants the president nearly exclusive authority over executing immigration policy. Instead, amid Trumps crackdown, many Democrats have called to abolish ICE, without saying what would happen if it goes away, and their supporters have latched onto this. Many activists call for getting rid of ICE entirely. Additionally, at times they have called for confronting and harassing ICE personnel and their families. U.S. Rep. Yvette Clark, a New York Democrat, even referred to ICE as the Gestapo of the United States of America.Ž Ridiculous. Apologists for these ICE abolitionists say they really dont want to gut and skin the agency. They just want it to stop what its doing. A bill filed by Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin, for example, would terminate ICE in a year and transform it to a social service agency. We just dont see how such warm-and-fuzziness would discourage people from entering the country illegally. The resolution, sponsored by Rep. Clay Higgins, R-La., passed 244-35. Only one GOP lawmaker, Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, voted against it, while 18 Democrats supported the measure. Interestingly, three pro-ICE votes came from Florida legislators: Charlie Crist, Al Lawson and Stephanie Murphy. The remaining 34 Democratic nays included Rep. Darren Soto of Kissimmee, whose district includes the eastern half of Polk County. Meanwhile, 133 Democrats voted present.Ž They did so after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi characterized the resolution as a sham, and said it was a stunt to divide the Democrats. Democrats dont need the GOP to split their party. Thats already being accomplished by many of their congressional candidates, potential presidential candidates and incumbents from safe districts who are pushing the party further left on a number of issues, including immigration. We appreciate the show of ICE support from Crist, Lawson and Murphy, and are disappointed Congressman Soto sided with the anti-ICE crowd. In the bigger picture, its shameful that only 9 percent of the Democratic caucus rallied behind ICE agents and their important work. This isnt about whether you support ICE or not,Ž Pelosi said in a floor speech. Sorry, but it clearly is.OUR OPINIONDemocrats were wrong to abandon ICE ANOTHER OPINION Trump truly making us great againI am writing as one of the many "deplorables" who voted for President Trump. You liberals don't understand how crooked your idol "Killory" is. She is a politician, like many senators and congressmen, who deepened their pockets by "going along with the good old boys club." Laws for us, not for them, is their guiding principle. We "deplorables" were also sick of politicians who allow America to get so deep into debt. We care about our future generations. We know that one cannot outspend their income. We wanted a businessman to set this country back on track. Thank God that President Trump is doing that. He donates his salary to federal agencies to support worthy causes. His wife is getting by with minimum help, much less than Michelle Obama needed, and he's not taking family and friends on extended vacations like the Obamas did. If you quit watching CNN (Communist or Clinton News Network) or ABC, CBS and other "liberal" news sources, maybe you could see why we voted for and love Trump. He has increased jobs and cut taxes for working people. The economy is on the rise, and once again, America is becoming great and proud. God bless Trump and keep him safe. Patricia Burza, Bushnell Congress, scold Trump for Helsinki remarksEvery member of Congress needs to come out in a full, bipartisan manner against what Trump said in Helsinki. He can not be allowed to throw the entire U.S. intelligence community under the bus while siding with a foreign adversary. He needs to be held accountable for what he says. Congress is there in part to provide a system of checks and balances on the other branches of the federal government. It is time to be that check instead of allowing this man to do and say whatever he wants. No condemnation means you are equally complicit in Americas global downfall. The United States of America is better than this. Please do your jobs in the best interest of all the people you represent, not just your donors or members of your political party. The eyes of this great country are upon you. Alan Harris, Clermont Writer's rhetoric anything but civilIn response to the July 10 "Another Opinion" piece by Desiree Zapata Miller: The writer seems to want nonpartisan civil conversation, yet the headline that appeared on the item, "Democrats have become the party of haters," as well as the tone of the letter itself negates her entire argument. We need always remind ourselves that one can't demand or bully respect out of people. The letter actually sounds somewhat "trollish" with its obvious heavy-handed devisive and hateful rhetoric, in an apparent strategy to place a wedge between Democrats. Historically, we know that injustice oftentimes leads to incivility. And, there is nothing uncivil, or disobedient with holding those in power accountable to facts, genuine truth and even logic. Vicki Bush, Lady LakeLETTERS TO THE EDITOR By James LindgrenBefore nominating 53-year-old Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump expressed a hope that his pick would serve for 40 to 45 years. That was wishful thinking: The longest-serving justice in history, William O. Douglas, lasted over 36 years but was so obviously incompetent toward the end that his colleagues conspired to decide no closely contested cases until he stepped down. Still, Kavanaugh is likely to serve a long time by our standards, and a very long time by the standards prevailing when the Constitution was framed. For most of American history justices left the court at an average age of below 70. Today its about 80. They used to serve about 15 years, but now average more than 28 years. (For scale, consider that 28 years ago, about 38 percent of the U.S. population had not yet been born.) As much as justices appear to enjoy these extended careers, their unlimited terms are dysfunctional for the judicial system, the court itself, the presidency, and Congress. We need term limits for the court. Right now, justices race against senility, physical decrepitude and death itself in order to hand the power to appoint their successor to a specific party. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was appointed by a Republican, and to few peoples genuine surprise, retired with a Republican in the White House. Thats how it usually works. In a 2010 article, we calculated that the odds of a justice retiring rise 168 percent during the first two years of the term of a president of the same party. Justices also tend to avoid retirement when the sitting president is not of the same party a delay that triples their odds of dying in office. These distorting effects add up. While it might seem that things would average out over time, that doesnt happen. From Eisenhowers presidency through Obamas, six presidents were Republicans and five were Democrats, but that didnt lead to similar numbers of appointments for each party. Rather, Democrats appointed eight justices, while Republicans appointed 17. Much of the imbalance comes from Eisenhower and Nixon, who appointed nine justices between them more than the five Democratic presidents combined, in spite of Nixons premature departure from office. Long tenures on the court also provoke a fear, reasonable or not, that an ill-considered appointment could damage the nation for a long time. That fear worsens already acrimonious confirmation hearings, often marked more by exaggerated claims and character assassinations than with evidence of the quality of jurisprudence that a nominee would bring to the court. Term limits of 18 or 24 years for Supreme Court justices would fix many of these problems. Under staggered 18-year term limits, for example, one of the nine seats could be filled every odd year. If any justice died or retired before the term was up, a replacement would fill only the remainder of that term. Thus, there would be no partisan advantage in retiring early because doing so would not change the schedule of regular appointments. After completing an 18-year term, justices could still serve on lower courts, thus technically preserving their life tenure as a federal judge, though not all of it would be on the Supreme Court. Such a fundamental change in the meaning of life tenure would probably require a constitutional amendment, although not everyone thinks so. Adding court term limits to the Constitution stands a better chance than some might think. A constitutional amendment requires ratification by three-quarters of the states, and judicial term limits are well established in the states. Term limits or maximum judicial ages are used by 49 of 50 state supreme courts, as well as the high courts of other highly developed countries. If there is an impediment, its Congress. Senators and representatives might, in the abstract, favor term limits for justices, but might not want to encourage anyone to start thinking about term limits for the legislative branch. James Lindgren is a professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. Ross M. Stolzenberg is a professor of sociology at the University of Chicago.ANOTHER OPINIONTerm limits could x Supreme Court dysfunction OPINIONSteve Skaggs | Publisher Tom McNiff | Executive Editor Whitney Lehnecker | Digital Editor, Lifestyles Editor Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.com

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 B1Town: Linden Branch of service and rank: Navy, STG7 Enlisted or drafted? I enlisted in 1958 because there werent any jobs in West Virginia, and I wasnt gonna sponge off my mother and dad all of my life. What did you do in the service? I was a sonar tech. Our job was to detect and destroy enemy submarines. Why was it important? Because we were in the development of ASW (anti-submarine warfare) techniques. What is your most important memory from service? Meeting my wife. We met the last day of May in 1955, married her the 20th of May, 1959. Her name is Rachel Susan T rowell. What did you like least about service? The six and sevenmonth deployments. What do you want people to understand about war? Its necessary to protect our freedoms. Freedoms arent free. SALUTETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comCHAT WITH A VETERAN JULIAN E. HARRISON CALENDAR TODAYTHE TALE OF TWO BENEFITS: At 9 a.m. at American Legion Post 21, 40924 State Road 19 in Umatilla. Call 352-669-3609 or 321-368-6622. HOAGIE 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 amvets2006.com. 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 amvetspost1992.org.SUNDAYBREAKFAST 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 amvets2006.com.MONDAYCARE 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.Ž Call 352-430-4355 or email veteransinfoandevents@gmail.com. CHICKEN WINGS PIZZA AND CORNHOLE : At 5 p.m. every Monday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be By Keith OliverCorrespondentAnd men in England now abed shall think themselves accursed they were not here, and hold their manhoods cheap whilst any speaks that fought with us upon St. Crispins Day.Ž „ William Shakespeare, from Henry VŽEustis realtor Glenn Tyre was awed by his friend and business partner, retired Army Col. Royal R. Taylor, who is buried in Eustis Greenwood Cemetery.And the colonels own son, Ray, a 1970 Eustis High alumnus, did not fully understand the enormity of his Dads heroics until after his death.Such was the quiet impact of Royal, who jumped into Normandy on D-Day and nearly a decade later earned his nations second-highest medal for valor at a gutwrenching piece of turf in Korea called Pork Chop Hill.Tyre said it was hard for me to call Royal by his first name (rather than address him as Col. Taylor,), but he insisted. I just had, and have, so much respect for the man.It is a rare privilege in this life to work with, and come to know, a genuine hero and senior military leader,Ž he said.Sadly,Ž Ray said, I learned more about Dad after his passing „ from his friends, pictures and letters. He just never brought up those very significant events, to say nothing of his service in the Middle East.And, I picked up a lot in books.ŽA first sergeant when he went to Officer Candidate School, Taylor is featured prominently in Bill McWilliams 2003 tome, On Hallowed Ground: The Last Battle for Pork Chop Hill.Ž He also shows up throughout Put Us Down in Hell: The Combat History of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II,Ž written by Phil Nordyke in 2012. Taylor ƒ proved himself an inspired combat leader during a harrowing twenty four hours on Pork Chop Hill, where the Chinese struck again and again,Ž wrote McWilliams. He arrived at the CP (command post) under withering artil-lery, mortar and sniper fire to take command of the out-posts defense.ŽThe citation accompany-ing Royals Distinguished Service Cross describes a warrior-leader without regard for his personal safety,Ž bringing seasoned calm and order to a chaotic situation, fearlessly mov(ing) about the United Nations positions encour-aging and inspiring the menŽ while personally directing and assisting in the evacuation of the dead and A genuine heroThe citation accompanying Army Col. Royal R. Taylors Distinguished Service Cross describes a warrior-leader without regard fo r his personal safety,Ž bringing seasoned calm and order to a chaotic situation, fearlessly mov(ing) about the United Nations positi ons encouraging and inspiring the menŽ while personally directing and assisting in the evacuation of the dead and wounded.Ž [FILE] Army Col. Royal R. Taylor jumped into Normandy on D-Day and nearly a decade later earned his nations second-highest medal for valor at a gut-wrenching piece of turf in Korea called Pork Chop Hill. [SUBMITTED] Col. Royal Taylors three sons served each in his own way. As noted in Saturdays Salute profile, Ray was once a soldier. His oldest brother, Ron, was also. Ron retired as a lieutenant colonel, having fought in Vietnam and pulling multiple tours with North Carolinas Fort Braggbased 82nd Airborne Division. His dad pinned his own jump wings on Ron when the latter graduated airborne training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Ron lives in Ivanhoe, Virginia. The youngest son, Tim, is a doctor in Richmond, Virginia. All three boys grew up hearing the same philosophy that another retired Army lieutenant colonel (then a private) witnessed in action while under then-Capt. Taylors command in World War II: (He) set an example by not asking anyone to do anything he couldnt do himself,Ž said Adolph F. BudŽ Warnke. He was always in the lead LZ LAKEHAWKSons of war hero make worthy contributions, tooCol. Royal R. Taylors family t raveled to Normandy and the area of Bastogne, Belgium, in 2016. They took an American ” ag that has ” own over Germany, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq and a camou” age scarf made from a parachute and is adorned with Taylors 508th Infantry insignia. [SUBMITTED] K e i t h O l i v e r Keith OliverSee CALENDAR, B4See OLIVER, B4 See TAYLOR, B4

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 B3 FAITHTom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comGroundhogs. Im not in love with groundhogs. But thats only because of a play I was in at the Melon Patch Theatre in March. I was a Chipmunk and my boss was a Groundhog. This wasnt an Alvin and the Chipmunk adventure. The Chipmunks were the mascot at Northern State and, according to the script, I was an all-American running back for the Chipmunks. My fictitious boss was a Groundhog and attended Old Ivy. The Chipmunks were their biggest rivals. I got fired when he found out, but I didnt leave the stage without giving a Chipmunk CheerŽ that brought down the house most nights. I brought up groundhogs because of the movie Groundhog Day,Ž in which Bill Murray, who plays TV weatherman Phil Connors, is sent to the small town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, to film a segment about their annual Groundhog Day festivities. He finds himself reliving the same day over and over before he finally sees a way of making things work out, and we no longer have to see or hear his alarm clock wake him to Sonny and Cher singing Ive Got You Babe.Ž Ive decided I kind of needed a do-over for last weeks Reflections. I knew what I wanted it to say but it didnt come out that way. So, Im going to try once more to make my point, because the lesson I learned last week has been really been life-changing. I was feeling a bit frustrated and sluggish that morning. I wasnt feeling very spiritual. It seemed like I was just going through the motions. But then I read something that changed my mind ƒ and my life. Ir was Grace plus NothingŽ by Jeff Harkin. There are many good thoughts in it, but when I got to Chapter 63, I think I found gold. Harkin wrote, ...many Christians get up in the morning, and without realizing what they are doing, they renew their struggle to get in with God by having a quiet time … a type of performance. They do not seem to realize that they are already in.Ž Its kind of like Groundhog Day and waking up each morning to I got you Babe.Ž I can handle that song once, maybe twice, but certainly not repeatedly. But that was what I was doing with my quiet time. It was kind of a performance enhancer to make God feel good toward me. The thing I wasnt remembering was that God loves me whether Im doing good or bad. Im in Christ. Im born again. Its not like taking a shower where once were out of it we start to get dirty. Our Christian life isnt only when were in the shower. I wasnt feeling spiritual that morning. So? The Bible says in Romans 8:1, Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.Ž We are in Christ. We arent in and then out. I want us to concentrate on the term in Christ.Ž In REFLECTIONSA lesson of Gods love worth revisiting Rick ReedBy Eleanore OsborneGatehouse Media FileBUNNELL „ Thirty years of quiet devotionŽ is the way lay member John Ferri describes life and worship at St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery in Korona. Find it northeast of Favoretta on US1, south of Bunnell, if that helps.Despite its remote location, more than 150 people were on hand July 14 to mark the monasterys 30 years, to pray together in the chapel, dedicated to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, and to recall the early days when Mass was said in a trailer, and the organ was out-doors. Then, a farmhouse on the property was renovated to serve as a living quarters and second temporary chapel.Today, here they were: Americans, Poles, Portu-guese, Haitians, Filipinos and many others, coming from as far away as Tampa, because this place, they say, gives them a sense of spirituality they find nowhere else.Since its early days, the 20-acre hammock has been tamed a bit, and one of the few drivable Stations of the Cross was built and dedicated in 2000 to accommodate the elderly and infirm. But deer, wild turkeys and some say, a lost alligator, have been seen there, too.The monasterys story is closely linked to nearby St. Mary Catholic Church, founded by Polish immigrants in 1914 in what was then Volusia, now Flagler County. St. Mary became the mother church to all the Catholic parishes in Flagler County. In the late 1980s, St. Marys asked the Polish Car-melite Fathers of Munster, Indiana, to open a monastery to help serve the many Polish residents in the area. Munster is a bedroom community of Chicago, which is known for its large and vibrant Polish community.The Rev. Joseph Zawada was named to fill the post in Korona (address Bunnell), and with $1,000 to get started, came to address the challenge. At age 84, Fr. Joseph is still active, rising each day to put on the coffee and get ready for 7:30 weekday Mass. If anyone feels an urgency to have his confession heard, he need only ring the bell outside the friary, and Fr. Joseph will come out, bless you, and hear confession, even if it is 2 a.m.Members like to tell the story of how the monastery acquired its land.Money was raised and the original plan was to purchase a few acres next to the White Eagle Bar, said John Ferri. On the morning of closing, a seller down the road offered 20 acres for the same price. It was an incredible moment.ŽAnd an easy decision. This is a treasure in the area,Ž said Ferri, where people can meet with the friars, and enjoy this peaceful, beautiful land.ŽVisiting monks and others often visit the monastery, but the three permanent residents are the Rev. Artur Chojda, Brother Patrick Gemmato and Fr. Joseph.Friar Artur was born in Poland, as was Fr. Joseph, whose family lived on a farm near the Russian border. He recalls helping his father, working with the Resistance when he was 11, but losing him at age 14, in 1946.Later he would study for the priesthood in Poznan and Krakow. In Poland, he heard Mass celebrated by then Archbishop Karol Wojty›a who would become Pope John Paul II in 1994, and Fr. Joseph even served dinner to him years before that happened.Before being called to Korona, Fr. Joseph was at the Munster Carmelite mon-astery for seven years. The Carmelite order is believed to have been founded in the 12th century on Mt. Carmel in the Crusader states of now northeast Israel.Of his time in Korona he said, I appreciate the 30 years of being here, and I would like to serve in this place until I die.Ž In the gardenThe purpose of the Rosary Garden and the Stations of the Cross, which Fr. Joseph helped to build, is to inspire people to pray, he said. It is the power of prayer that con-nects us with God.ŽDuring Lent, groups from across Florida come to pray the stations. The Way of the Cross … the path that Jesus walked while carrying his cross from Pontius Pilates palace to his crucifixion on Mount Calvary … is a journey re-created every Friday during Lent in Bunnell. The tradition dates back to Byz-antine times, and eventually, the pathway in the Old City of Jerusalem was named the Via Dolorosa (Sorrowful Way) in the 16th century.All races, from all places mark Bunnell monasterys 30 yearsDrs. Andria and Scott Klioze stand with the monasterys founder, Father Joseph Zawada, during the 30th anniversary celebration July 13. [ELEANORE OSBORNE/GATEHOUSE MEDIA FLORIDA] TODAYSHABBAT SERVICES : At 10 a.m. every Saturday at Chabad House Center for Jewish Life and Learning, 13030 County Road 103 in Oxford. Call 352-330-4466 or go to ourchabad.org. SUNDAY MOVIE THEMED SERMON SERIES : At 8:30, 10 or 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Eustis, 117 S. Center Street. Children are encouraged to attend, and a nursery is available for all services. Featuring Secretariat,Ž Paula Welter, Run the Race.Ž Details: 352-357-2833. 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 fpceustis. com.MONDAYOUR 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 352-728-0004 for information. 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.MONDAY TO FRIDAYBIBLE SCHOOL : From 9 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church, 439 E. 5th Ave. in Mount Dora. Open to children age 3 (by July 23) through “ fth grade. $10 fee includes a T-shirt. Register at www. mtdorafumc.org/children. For details: 352-383-2005. TUESDAY 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 352-2599305 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 Griffin Road in Leesburg. Kids grades K-5. Register at 352-365-0622 or https://rrr.cokesburyvbs. com/CUMClsbg. LOVE AND LOGIC PARENTING CLASS : From 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 1 at Christ United Methodist Church, 1313 Griffin Road in Leesburg. For details: loveandlogic.com. 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 352728-0004 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. THURSDAY LADIES THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY: From 9 to 11 a.m. CALENDAR See REED, B4 See FAITH, B4

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B4 Saturday, July 21, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comsigned in by a member of the post. Go to amvetspost1992.org.TUESDAYBINGO : 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 amvetspost1992.org. 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 352-3238750, email amvetspost2006@ gmail.com or go to amvets2006. com.WEDNESDAYVETERANS MEETING : At 2 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Leesburg Senior Center, 1211 Penn St. Korean War & Service Veterans Chapter 169. Call 352-748-7009. 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 amvetspost1992.org.THURSDAYFUN GAME SHOOTS : At 6 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday at Amvets Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Non members must sign in with a sponsor. Call 352323-8750 for information.FRIDAYARMISTICE MEMORIAL EVENT : At 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Leesburg. In honor of the 65th anniversary of the Armistice of the Korean War. Call 352-748-7009. DINNER 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 amvetspost1992.org. 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 veteransInfoandEvents@gmail.com or go to amvets2006.com.SATURDAY, JULY 28TAKING THE BS OUT OF BENEFITS AND SERVICES : At 9 a.m. at American Legion Post 21, 40924 State Road 19 in Umatilla. Call 352-669-3609 or 321-368-6622. SPAGHETTI DINNER : At 5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Guests must sign in with a sponsor. Call 352-323-8750 or go to amvets2006.com.during our runs and endurance marches. He taught me the first thing is to take care of your men, and they will take care of you,Ž Warnke noted in Gerald Astors St. Martins Press book, June 6, 1944. If you get that right, you wont have time to worry about yourself. The other lesson was you must prove your loyalty to your men before you can expect theirs.Ž SAVED ROUNDS Belated Happy Birthday (it was June 29) to Coach Clark Blake, 75, a Marine sergeant in Vietnam who later came to Eustis to coach the Panthers to the state football championship. Word is that Coach was surprised by the earlymorning exercise crowd at Eustis Trinity Church gymnasium. Check your Daily Commercial SALUTE page for a future piece on how Clark went from a base camp outhouse in Southeast Asia to the football practice field at the University of Louisiana-Monroe in less than 72 hours.„„„BRAVO ZULU (thats Navy talk for you done goodŽ) to Korean War veteran Don Van Beck for his and others hard work in getting the Leesburg Recreation Advisory Boards blessing for a WWII vintage Jeep to join the growing, impressive display at Veterans Memorial Park. „„„ I owe pushups to Staff Sgt. Eric Smith, a Leesburg High alum, for getting his rank wrong in this column three weeks ago. Eric is stationed with the Marines in Washington, D.C. OLIVERFrom Page B1 CALENDARFrom Page B1 wounded.ŽAll this despite fire ƒ blanketing the entire area;Ž eventually being buried in a bunker that took a direct hit from an artillery shell;Ž and, after being pulled out from under the rubble, refusing evacuation until running through yet another hail of enemy fire to re-establish a command post at a more forward position.ŽRay, who now lives in the North Georgia mountain town of Blairsville, was 15 when his father retired as a colonel from Strike Command, a precursor to the U.S. Special Operations Command in Tampa.The soldier had years earlier eyed some property the Igou Family was selling on Lake Seneca, just east of Eustis, and settled down to a life of hunt-ing and taxidermy on what he liked to call a little ranch I could watch over.Ž Ray was an investment banker in Eustis before retiring in 2008. Col. Taylor died in 1992.Rays education in his fathers feats actually began during his growing-up years at Army bases around the world, especially his exposure to his dads friends and colleagues.Looking back, my brothers and I were in the company of so many men who were deco-rated war heroes in their own right and went on to command at the highest levels,Ž Ray said. Lt. Gen. James Gavin comes to mind. Presi-dent Kennedy had appointed him ambassador to France, and here we were hanging around with him after church and so forth.But I guarantee you, Dad would not call himself a hero. He was never one to make a big deal over the things he did, the things he accomplished.He would say with total humility and conviction: I was simply doing my job.Ž TAYLORFrom Page B1 Christ appears almost 90 times in t he New Testament. And that doesnt include into Ch rist, in Him, or other such statements that say the same thing. We arent in then out with Christ. If you want a good quiet time, I suggest turning to Ephesians 1 and, with a bright marker, begin highlighting terms like in Christ,Ž in him,Ž in His sight,Ž and so on. But do it because you want to, not because you have to. Ill let Harkin take it from there. He wrote, If you will take time to read Ephesians 1:314 youll discover that it is in Christ, in the Beloved, in Him, that you are seated in heavenly places; it is in Him that you are chosen; it is in Him that you are predestined to the adoption as a son or a daughter of God. It is in Him that you have redemption and the forgiveness of sins. It is in Him that you have an inheritance with the rest of the saints. And it is in Him that you have been sealed by the Holy Spirit of promise. If you have been born in, you must quite striving to get in!Ž Were already there. Rick Reed is a columnist for the Daily Commercial. Email him at ricoh007@aol.com. REEDFrom Page B3 every Thursday at Fairway Christian Church Classrooms C-D, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information.FRIDAYCHRISTIAN 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. FAITHFrom Page B3

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 C1By Rob MaaddiThe Associated PressMiami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadnt decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable.We were asked to submit a form to the NFL on our overall discipline policy prior to the start of the rookie report date,Ž Ross said in a statement Friday, explaining why a one-sentence reference to Proper Anthem ConductŽ was included in the teams official discipline policy. The one line sentence related to the national anthem was a placeholder as we havent made a deci-sion on what we would do, if anything, at that point.ŽPresident Donald Trump, a frequent critic of protest-ing players, said Friday that players should be suspended for a game for kneeling once, then suspended for the season with no pay if they kneel a second time.Isnt it in contract that players must stand at atten-tion, hand on heart? The $40,000,000 Commissioner must now make a stand,Ž Trump tweeted, referring to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.Miamis policy was obtained Thursday by The Associated Press and listed anthem conduct under behavior that could be found detrimental to the club.Ž It was the final bullet point on Miamis list.The list contains a wide range of potential violations, including criminal acts, breaking curfew, using or possessing drugs, riding a motorcycle, visiting public places declared off-limits by the club and inappropri-ate use of tablets and mobile devices. It also says players can be punished for criticiz-ing teammates, officials or NFL executives.All of the violations carry potential penalties of suspension with or without pay, or fines. The maximum penalty „ rarely given by clubs themselves „ is a four-game suspension and a fine of another week of pay.Dolphins owner: Anthem policy was placeholder SPORTS BASEBALL | C3PBS LOOKS AT HERITAGE OF MLB GREAT TED WILLIAMS Paul Jenkins, Sports editor 352-365-8204 paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.comBy Frank Jolleyfrank.jolley@dailycommercial.comMount Dora Christian Academy was selected recently to receive the Cary McDonald Award as the Class 3A private school Athletic Program of the YearŽ by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association for the 2017-2018 school year.The award will be presented to the school on Sept. 28 during the Bulldogs football game against Lakeland Santa Fe Catholic „ the first home-coming first game in school history.This is a great honor for our school and athletics program here,Ž said Athletic Director Jim Nichols. At Mount Dora Christian Academy, we believe we have the best stu-dent athletes and coaches. Its also great to work somewhere where you have the support from the board, administration, faculty and staff. Our student athletes and coaches work tremendously hard on and off the field and I am excited for them.Were striving to be the best we can be each and every day and this goes to show that were doing the right thing and building for the future.ŽMDCA is the first area school to receive the award in any classification.The award, named for the FACAs second executive director, is presented annually to one school in each of the FHSAAs nine classifications. First presented in 2010, the FACA presents the award based on Whole School Membership „ the number of coaches at each school who are members of the FACA „ and how each schools athletic program finished in the Florida High School Ath-letic Associations Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award.MDCA wins Class 3A awardPrivate school is home to Athletic Program of the Year Zach Johnson celebrates after putting on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnou stie, Scotland, on Friday. [AP PHOTOS / ALASTAIR GRANT] By Doug FergusonAssociated PressCARNOUSTIE, Scotland „ A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting out of Carnoustie. Just not all of it.Kevin Kisner found that out with one swing that erased his two-shot lead Friday in the British Open and left him tied with housemate Zach Johnson. He hit an 8-iron that only needed to go 150 yards to clear the Barry Burn in front of the 18th green. Instead, it floated out of the yellow grass to the right, bounced off the base of the rock wall that frames the winding stream and led to a double bogey.Wide-open weekendJohnson, Kisner atop crowded British Open leaderboardKevin Kisner talks to of“ cials after hitting the ball into the water on the 18th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, on Friday. See PGA, C4 Are the Leesburg Lightning losing a little of its spark? Or is the teams recent two-game losing streak, when it gave up 23 runs over a span of 18 innings, an aberration „ one of those things that happens to every team over the course of a season? The losses on Wednesday and Thursday „ both against DeLand by 10-1 and 13-11 final scores „ marked just the second time this season the Lightning have lost multiple games in a stretch. Leesburg dropped back-to-back games against Sanford earlier this month, but snapped out of that funk, winning eight of their next 13 games. A win in Fridays game at DeLand, weather permitting, would snap the losing steak, but would it be enough to take away the sting of allowing 11 runs per game in the previous two outings? The Lightning still enjoy a reasonably comfortable advantage „ five games „ over the second-place Suns heading into Fridays game with the end of the regular season in sight. And counting Friday, Leesburg had only nine games remaining, pending a decision by the league office to reschedule any games that were previously rained out. For the Lightning to lose the regular-season title, they would take a PholdŽ job similar to the one experienced by the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies. That was the year the Phillies led the National League by 6 games with 12 to play, but dropped 10 straight and finished a game behind the St. Louis Cardinals. It is considered one of the most infamous collapses in baseball history.Lightning entering critical stage of season Frank JolleySee JOLLEY, C4 See ANTHEM, C4 See MDCA, C4

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C2 Saturday, July 21, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com SCOREBOARD HOW TO REACH USPaul Jenkins, Sports Editor Email: paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com Phone: 352-365-8204SPORTS RESULTSSchools or coaches can report game results by calling 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to sports@dailycommercial.com. Results submitted after 9:30 p.m. may not appear in the next days edition of the Daily Commercial.SPORTS ON TVAUTO RACING 5:55 a.m. ESPN2 „ Formula One, Emirates German Grand Prix, qualifying, at Hockenheim, Germany 10 a.m. CNBC „ NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, practice, at Loudon, N.H. 11 a.m. CNBC „ NASCAR, X“ nity Series, Lakes Region 200, qualifying, at Loudon, N.H. 12:30 p.m. NBCSN „ NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, “ nal practice, at Loudon, N.H. 4 p.m. FS1 „ IMSA, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Northeast Grand Prix, at Lakeville, Conn. (sameday tape) NBCSN „ NASCAR, X“ nity Series, Lakes Region 200, at Loudon, N.H. BASKETBALL Noon ESPN „ The Basketball Tournament, regional round, Team Fredette vs. Peoria All Stars-West Coast Ronin winner, at Columbus, Ohio 2 p.m. ESPN „ The Basketball Tournament, regional round, Matadors (Texas Tech alumni) vs. Bearcat Jam (Cincinnati alumni), at Columbus, Ohio 4 p.m. ESPN „ The Basketball Tournament, regional round, Scarlet & Grey (Ohio St. alumni) vs. West Virginia WildcatsCharlotte Chess Center winner, at Columbus, Ohio BOXING 10 p.m. HBO „ Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith, for Munguia's WBO junior middleweight title; Alberto Machado vs. Rafael Mensah, for Machado's WBA "regular" junior lightweight title, at Las Vegas CFL FOOTBALL 4 p.m. ESPN2 „ Winnipeg at Toronto 9 p.m. ESPN2 „ Montreal at Calgary CYCLING 8 a.m. NBCSN „ Tour de France, Stage 14, from Saint-PaulTrois-Chteaux to Mende, France DRAG RACING 7:30 p.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Mile-High Nationals, qualifying, at Morrison, Colo. EXTREME SPORTS 1 p.m. ABC „ X Games Minneapolis 7 p.m. ESPN „ X Games Minneapolis GOLF 7 a.m. NBC „ British Open, third round, at Carnoustie, Scotland 1 p.m. FS1 „ USGA, U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, championship match, at Spring“ eld, N.J. 4 p.m. GOLF „ PGA Tour, Barbasol Championship, third round, at Auburn, Ala. 4:30 a.m. (Sunday) GOLF „ British Open, “ nal round, at Carnoustie, Scotland HORSE RACING 4 p.m. FS2 „ Saratoga Live, Diana Stakes at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. MLB BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, St. Louis at Chicago Cubs OR N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees SUN, FS-Florida „ Miami at Tampa Bay 7 p.m. FOX „ Regional coverage, Houston at L.A. Angels OR St. Louis at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Chicago White Sox at Seattle OR San Francisco at Oakland (joined in progress) MOTOR SPORTS Midnight (Sunday) NBCSN „ AMA, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series, Spring Creek National, at Millville, Minn. (same-day tape) RUGBY 3 p.m. NBC „ 2018 World Cup Sevens, Bowl quarter“ nals, at San Francisco 6:30 p.m. NBCs 2018 World Cup Sevens, Men's matches, at San Francisco SOCCER 10 a.m. ESPN2 „ International Champions Cup, Bayern Munich vs. Paris SaintGermain, at Klagenfurt, Austria 3:30 p.m. LIFE NWSL, Seattle at Orlando 10 p.m. FS1 „ Liga MX, Primera Division, Club Tijuana vs. Guadalajara TENNIS 5:30 p.m. ESPNEWS „ World TeamTennis, New York at Washington TRACK & FIELD 1:30 p.m. NBCSN „ IAAF Diamond League, Herculis EBS Meeting, at Monaco (taped) WNBA BASKETBALL 3 p.m. NBA „ Washington at New York SPORTS BRIEFSAO PAULONeymar insists he will stay at PSG to win titlesNeymar has rejected rumors he could leave Paris Saint-Germain, saying he wants to win titles at the French club.The striker said on Thursday at an auction organized by his institute that media speculation of any move was made up.I am staying at PSG. I have a contract and I want to win with this club,Ž Neymar said in his first public appearance since Brazil was eliminated in the World Cup quarterfinals by Belgium.Real Madrid chairman Florentino Perez recently issued a statement saying it was not seeking to sign the Brazilian star. BASEBALL FCSL STANDINGSTEAM W L T GB Leesburg 23 9 .0 „ DeLand 18 14 0 5 Sanford 15 18 1 8.5 Winter Park 14 17 0 8.5 Winter Garden 13 18 1 9.5 Seminole 13 20 0 10.5Wednesdays gamesDeLand 10, Leesburg 1 Winter Garden 5, Seminole 3 Winter Park 7, Sanford 6Thurdays gamesDeLand 13, Leesburg 11 Seminole 10, Winter Garden 9 Sanford 13, Winter Park 7Fridays gamesLeesburg at DeLand, late Winter Garden at Seminole, late Sanford at Winter Park, ppd.Todays gamesLeesburg at Winter Garden, 6 p.m. Sanford at DeLand, 7 p.m. Winter Park at Seminole, 7 p.m.Sundays gamesSeminole at Leesburg, 5 p.m. Winter Park at DeLand (2), 1 p.m. Winter Garden at Sanford, 5 p.m.Mondays gamesLeesburg at Seminole (2), 4:30 p.m. Sanford at Winter Garden, 6 p.m. DeLand at Winter Park, 7 p.m. AUTO RACING NASCAR-MONSTER ENERGYFOXWOODS RESORT CASINO 301 LINEUPAfter Friday qualifying; race Sunday At New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loudon, N.H. Lap length: 1.06 miles (Car number in parentheses)1. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 133.591 mph. 2. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 133.502. 3. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 133.431. 4. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 133.361. 5. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 132.720. 6. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 132.715. 7. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 132.674. 8. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 132.618. 9. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 132.581. 10. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 132.462. 11. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 132.383. 12. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 132.190. 13. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 132.586. 14. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 132.554. 15. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 132.402. 16. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 132.379. 17. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 132.259. 18. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 132.200. 19. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 132.094. 20. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 132.039. 21. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 131.925. 22. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 131.738. 23. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 131.447. 24. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 131.238. 25. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 131.247. 26. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 130.954. 27. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 130.860. 28. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 130.783. 29. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 130.568. 30. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 130.532. 31. (6) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 130.483. 32. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 129.213. 33. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 129.151. 34. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 129.134. 35. (99) Kyle Weatherman, Chevrolet, 127.577. 36. (51) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 127.555. 37. (23) Blake Jones, Toyota, 124.556. GOLF ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUBBRITISH OPEN Friday leaders at Royal & Ancient Golf Club, Carnoustie, Scotland Purse: $10.5 million. Yardage: 7,402; Par: 71 (36-35) (a-denotes amateur)Second RoundZach Johnson 69-67„136 -6 Kevin Kisner 66-70„136 -6 Tommy Fleetwood 72-65„137 -5 Pat Perez 69-68„137 -5 Xander Schauffele 71-66„137 -5 Rory McIlroy 69-69„138 -4 Erik van Rooyen 67-71„138 -4 Matt Kuchar 70-68„138 -4 Tony Finau 67-71„138 -4 Zander Lombard 67-71„138 -4 Kevin Chappell 70-69„139 -3 Jordan Spieth 72-67„139 -3 Rickie Fowler 70-69„139 -3 Thorbjorn Olesen 70-70„140 -2 Luke List 70-70„140 -2 Danny Willett 69-71„140 -2 Brandon Stone 68-72„140 -2 Ryan Moore 68-73„141 -1 Charley Hoffman 71-70„141 -1 Alex Noren 70-71„141 -1 Adam Scott 71-70„141 -1 Kyle Stanley 72-69„141 -1 Brooks Koepka 72-69„141 -1 Matthew Southgate 69-72„141 -1 Eddie Pepperell 71-70„141 -1 Patrick Cantlay 70-71„141 -1 Webb Simpson 70-71„141 -1 Sung Kang 69-72„141 -1 Francesco Molinari 70-72„142 E Jason Day 71-71„142 E Michael Kim 73-69„142 E Lucas Herbert 73-69„142 E Tiger Woods 71-71„142 E Shaun Norris 74-68„142 E Austin Cook 72-70„142 E Phil Mickelson 73-69„142 E Stewart Cink 72-70„142 E Louis Oosthuizen 72-70„142 E Sean Crocker 71-71„142 E Cameron Davis 71-72„143 +1 Haotong Li 71-72„143 +1 Beau Hossler 73-70„143 +1 Marcus Kinhult 74-69„143 +1 Thomas Pieters 70-73„143 +1 Satoshi Kodaira 72-71„143 +1 Yuta Ikeda 70-73„143 +1 Si Woo Kim 71-72„143 +1 Gary Woodland 71-72„143 +1 Adam Hadwin 73-70„143 +1 Julian Suri 74-69„143 +1 Kevin Na 70-73„143 +1 Byeong Hun An 73-71„144 +2 Lee Westwood 72-72„144 +2 Marc Leishman 72-72„144 +2 Brendan Steele 68-76„144 +2 Cameron Smith 73-71„144 +2 Shubhankar Sharma 73-71„144 +2 Masahiro Kawamura 77-67„144 +2 Brett Rumford 74-70„144 +2 Paul Dunne 71-73„144 +2 Rafa Cabrera Bello 74-70„144 +2 Bernhard Langer 73-71„144 +2 Chris Wood 70-74„144 +2 Paul Casey 73-71„144 +2 a-Sam Locke 72-73„145 +3 Tom Lewis 75-70„145 +3 Henrik Stenson 70-75„145 +3 Bryson DeChambeau 75-70„145 +3 Keegan Bradley 74-71„145 +3 Jason Dufner 75-70„145 +3 Ryan Fox 74-71„145 +3 Ross Fisher 75-70„145 +3 Tyrrell Hatton 74-71„145 +3 Yusaku Miyazato 71-74„145 +3 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 74-71„145 +3 Justin Rose 72-73„145 +3 Patrick Reed 75-70„145 +3 Rhys Enoch 74-71„145 +3 Gavin Green 72-73„145 +3Failed to Make the CutDaniel Berger 73-73„146 +4 Branden Grace 74-72„146 +4 Justin Thomas 69-77„146 +4 Chez Reavie 69-77„146 +4 Tom Lehman 75-71„146 +4 Matt Wallace 74-72„146 +4 Sergio Garcia 75-71„146 +4 Russell Knox 73-73„146 +4 Hideki Matsuyama 75-71„146 +4 Fabrizio Zanotti 72-74„146 +4 Martin Kaymer 71-75„146 +4 George Coetzee 75-71„146 +4 Peter Uihlein 74-72„146 +4 Charl Schwartzel 74-73„147 +5 Kelly Kraft 74-73„147 +5 Matthew Fitzpatrick 72-75„147 +5 Jorge Campillo 72-75„147 +5 Jordan Smith 74-73„147 +5 Andy Sullivan 71-76„147 +5 Oliver Wilson 75-72„147 +5 Shane Lowry 74-73„147 +5 Brian Harman 71-76„147 +5 Chesson Hadley 73-74„147 +5 Jon Rahm 69-78„147 +5 Alexander Levy 73-75„148 +6 Dustin Johnson 76-72„148 +6 Bubba Watson 75-73„148 +6 Bronson Burgoon 74-74„148 +6 a-Nicolai Hojgaard 72-76„148 +6 Charles Howell III 75-74„149 +7 Russell Henley 69-80„149 +7 Ryuko Tokimatsu 72-77„149 +7 Abraham Ancer 71-78„149 +7 Mark Calcavecchia 73-76„149 +7 Ernie Els 73-76„149 +7 Scott Jamieson 75-74„149 +7 Sang-Hyun Park 76-73„149 +7 Marcus Armitage 80-69„149 +7 Jimmy Walker 72-78„150 +8 Dylan Frittelli 71-79„150 +8 Jason Kokrak 72-78„150 +8 Padraig Harrington 76-74„150 +8 Jazz Janewattananond 74-76„150 +8 Thomas Curtis 82-68„150 +8 Emiliano Grillo 76-74„150 +8 Hideto Tanihara 75-75„150 +8 Anirban Lahiri 76-74„150 +8 Jhonattan Vegas 76-74„150 +8 Alexander Bjork 72-78„150 +8 Haraldur Magnus 72-78„150 +8 Kodai Ichihara 78-72„150 +8 Patton Kizzire 77-74„151 +9 Michael Hendry 73-78„151 +9 Shota Akiyoshi 77-74„151 +9 Todd Hamilton 75-76„151 +9 Ryan Armour 75-76„151 +9 Matt Jones 75-76„151 +9 Sandy Lyle 75-76„151 +9 Retief Goosen 74-77„151 +9 Danthai Boonma 78-74„152 +10 Jonas Blixt 77-76„153 +11 Nicolas Colsaerts 79-74„153 +11 Grant Forrest 80-73„153 +11 Minchel Choi 79-74„153 +11 Brandt Snedeker 76-78„154 +12 Ian Poulter 73-81„154 +12 Masanori Kobayashi 82-72„154 +12 Brady Schnell 79-75„154 +12 a-Yuxin Lin 80-74„154 +12 Jack Senior 79-76„155 +13 Ashton Turner 78-77„155 +13 James Robinson 75-81„156 +14 Andrew Landry 80-77„157 +15 a-Jovan Rebula 79-79„158 +16 Jens Dantorp 76-82„158 +16 Darren Clarke 82-83„165 +23 David Duval 80-WDBRITISH OPENTHIRD-ROUND TEE TIMESAt Carnoustie Golf Links, Carnoustie, Scotland All times Eastern (a-amateur)Today4:15 a.m. „ Gavin Green 4:25 a.m. „ Rhys Enoch, Patrick Reed 4:35 a.m. „ Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Justin Rose 4:45 a.m. „ Yusaku Miyazato, Tyrrell Hatton 4:55 a.m. „ Ross Fisher, Keegan Bradley 5:05 a.m. „ Ryan Fox, Jason Dufner 5:15 a.m. „ Bryson DeChambeau, Henrik Stenson 5:25 a.m. „ Tom Lewis, a-Sam Locke 5:35 a.m. „ Paul Casey, Chris Wood 5:45 a.m. „ Bernhard Langer, Rafa Cabrera Bello 6 a.m. „ Paul Dunne, Brett Rumford 6:10 a.m. „ Masahiro Kawamura, Shubhankar Sharma 6:20 a.m. „ Cameron Smith, Brendan Steele 6:30 a.m. „ Marc Leishman, Lee Westwood 6:40 a.m. „ Byeong Hun An, Kevin Na 6:50 a.m. „ Julian Suri, Adam Hadwin 7 a.m. „ Gary Woodland, Si Woo Kim 7:10 a.m. „ Yuta Ikeda, Satoshi Kodaira 7:20 a.m. „ Marcus Kinhult, Thomas Pieters 7:30 a.m. „ Beau Hossler, Li Haotong 7:45 a.m. „ Cameron Davis, Sean Crocker 7:55 a.m. „ Louis Oosthuizen, Stewart Cink 8:05 a.m. „ Phil Mickelson, Austin Cook 8:15 a.m. „ Shaun Norris, Tiger Woods 8:25 a.m. „ Lucas Herbert, Michael Kim 8:35 a.m. „ Jason Day, Francesco Molinari 8:45 a.m. „ Sung Kang, Webb Simpson 8:55 a.m. „ Patrick Cantlay, Eddie Pepperell 9:05 a.m. „ Matthew Southgate, Brooks Koepka 9:15 a.m. „ Kyle Stanley, Adam Scott 9:30 a.m. „ Charley Hoffman, Alex Noren 9:40 a.m. „ Ryan Moore, Brandon Stone 9:50 a.m. „ Luke List, Danny Willett 10 a.m. „ Thorbjorn Olesen, Rickie Fowler 10:10 a.m. „ Jordan Spieth, Kevin Chappell 10:20 a.m. „ Zander Lombard, Tony Finau 10:30 a.m. „ Matt Kuchar, Erik Van Rooyen 10:40 a.m. „ Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele 10:50 a.m. „ Pat Perez, Tommy Fleetwood 11 a.m. „ Kevin Kisner, Zach Johnson SOCCER MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GAAtlanta United FC 12 4 5 41 43 24 New York City FC 12 4 4 40 40 24 New York Red Bulls 11 5 2 35 37 19 Columbus 8 7 6 30 24 25 New England 7 6 7 28 33 30 Montreal 9 12 0 27 26 35 Philadelphia 7 9 3 24 25 30 Chicago 6 10 5 23 33 41 Orlando City 7 11 1 22 27 42 Toronto FC 4 11 4 16 30 38 D.C. United 3 7 5 14 26 30WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GAFC Dallas 11 3 5 38 31 22 Los Angeles FC 10 4 5 35 41 28 Sporting Kansas City 9 5 6 33 37 27 Portland 8 3 6 30 26 22 Real Salt Lake 9 9 2 29 29 37 Los Angeles Galaxy 8 7 4 28 34 30 Houston 7 6 5 26 36 26 Vancouver 7 8 5 26 30 40 Minnesota United 8 11 1 25 28 39 Seattle 4 9 5 17 16 23 Colorado 4 11 4 16 22 32 San Jose 2 11 6 12 29 393 points for victory, 1 point for tieJuly 18Minnesota United 2, New England 1Todays GamesD.C. United at Atlanta United FC, 3:30 p.m. Vancouver at Seattle, 4 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. New England at New York Red Bulls, 7 p.m. Toronto FC at Chicago, 7 p.m. Orlando City at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Houston, 9 p.m. Colorado at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Montreal at Portland, 11 p.m.Sundays GameLos Angeles FC at Minnesota United, 7 p.m.Wednesdays GamesNew York at D.C. United, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Houston, 9 p.m. Seattle at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.Thursday, July 26New York City FC at Orlando City, 8 p.m. L.A. Galaxy at Los Angeles FC, 10:30 p.m.Saturday, July 28Chicago at Toronto FC, 7 p.m. Columbus at New York Red Bulls, 7 p.m. Atlanta United FC at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at D.C. United, 8 p.m. FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Houston at Portland, 9 p.m. Minnesota United at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Real Salt Lake at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.Sunday, July 29New York City FC at Seattle, 5 p.m. Orlando City at Los Angeles Galaxy, 9:30 p.m. ODDS PREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Chicago (1st) -119 St. Louis +109 at Chicago (2nd) -145 St. Louis +135 at Washington -135 Atlanta +125 at Philadelphia -181 San Diego +166 Los Angeles -175 at Milwaukee +163 at Cincinnati -117 Pittsburgh +107 at Arizona -129 Colorado +119American LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Seattle -225 Chicago +205 at Toronto -183 Baltimore +168 Boston -166 at Detroit +156 Minnesota -133 at Kansas City +123 Houston -158 at Los Angeles +148 Cleveland -190 at Texas +175InterleagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at N.Y. Yankees -225 N.Y. Mets +205 at Tampa Bay Off Miami Off at Oakland -108 San Francisco -102 Updated Odds Available at Pregame.com TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLMajor League BaseballOFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL „ Suspended minor league free agent LHP Antonio Bastardo 140 games after testing positive for Stanozolol, his second violation of a Major League Baseball Drug Program involving a performance-enhancing substance. Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF David OlmedoBarrera (Charlotte-FSL) 80 games after testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance. Suspended Seattle minor league LHP Yeisel De Los Santos (DSL); Atlanta minor league RHP Joselin Vallejo (DSL) and Chicago Cubs minor league LHP Saul Vazquez (DSL) 72 games each after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.American LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES „ Selected the contract of INF Renato Nez from Norfolk (IL). Reinstated RHP Chris Tillman from the 10-day DL and designated him for assignment. BOSTON RED SOX „ Reinstated OF Andrew Benintendi from the bereavement list. Optioned 1B-OF Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX „ Reinstated OF Nicky Delmonico from the 10-day DL. CLEVELAND INDIANS „ Selected the contract of OF Melky Cabrera from Columbus (IL). Recalled INF Yandy Diaz from Columbus. Optioned OF Greg Allen, RHP Adam Plutko and LHP Tyler Olson to Columbus. Added LHP Brad Hand and RHP Adam Cimber to the major league roster. Transferred OF Lonnie Chisenhall from the 10-day to the 60-day DL. Announced LHP Marc Rzepczynski cleared outright waivers and elected free agency. DETROIT TIGERS „ Placed RHP Michael Fulmer on the 10-day DL. Activated OF Leonys Martin from the DL. Optioned OF Mikie Mahtook to Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Victor Alcantara from Toledo. HOUSTON ASTROS „ Recalled INF J.D. Davis from Fresno (PCL). Optioned INF Tyler White to Fresno. MINNESOTA TWINS „ Recalled INF-OF Taylor Motter from Rochester (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES „ Recalled INF-OF Brandon Drury from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). SEATTLE MARINERS „ Signed manager Scott Servais to a multiyear contract extension. TEXAS RANGERS „ Placed OF Nomar Mazara on the 10-day DL, retroactive to July 17. Recalled OF Willie Calhoun from Round Rock (PCL).National LeagueCINCINNATI REDS „ Recalled OF Phillip Ervin from Louisville (IL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS „ Activated SS Manny Machado. Optioned OF Andrew Toles to Oklahoma City (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Reinstated C Manny Pina from the 10-day DL. NEW YORK METS „ Reinstated OF Yoenis Cspedes from the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Drew Smith from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned INF Dominic Smith and RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas. PITTSBURGH PIRATES „ Reinstated INF-OF Sean Rodriguez from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Tanner Anderson to Indianapolis (IL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Reinstated RHP Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day DL and 1B Ryan Zimmerman from the 60-day DL. Optioned RHP Wander Suero to Syracuse (IL).Midwest LeagueQUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS „ Activated RHP J.B. Bukauskas from the disabled list.American AssociationCHICAGO DOGS „ Traded RHP Connor Root to Normal (FL) for RHP Trevor Simms. KANSAS CITY T-BONES „ Released RHP Ian Hardman. Signed LHP Adam Bleday. WICHITA WINGNUTS „ Signed RHP Scott Kuzminsky.Atlantic LeagueLONG ISLAND DUCKS „ Activated RHPs Matt Larkins and Lee Sosa. Placed LHP Bennett Parry on the inactive list and LHP Wander Perez on the disabled list.Frontier LeagueEVANSVILLE OTTERS „ Released C-1B Joe Lytle and INF Jacob Richardson. NORMAL CORNBELTERS „ Traded RHP Trevor Simms to Chicago (AA) for RHP Connor Root. Released C Tanner Lubach. SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS „ Signed LHP Grif“ n Bremmer.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationMEMPHIS GRIZZLIES „ Waived G-F Myke Henry. SAN ANTONIO SPURS „ Signed F Dante Cunningham and G Marco Belinelli. Re-signed G Bryn Forbes.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueNFL „ Suspended Jacksonville DE Dante Fowler one regular season game for attacking a man last year.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueNEW JERSEY DEVILS „ Re-signed F Nick Lappin to a one-year, two-way contract.American Hockey LeagueGRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS „ Signed F Jordan Topping to a one-year contract. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS „ Signed D Frank Hora and Fs Michael Huntebrinker and Alex Krushelnyski.ECHLREADING ROYALS „ Signed F Frank DiChiara.SOCCERMajor League SoccerMLS „ Fined Seattle D Jordan McCrary an undisclosed amount for failure to leave the “ eld in a timely manner during the 63rd minute of a July 15 match against Atlanta. Fined Seattle M Vctor Rodrguez an undisclosed amount for simulation/embellishment in the 31st minute of a July 15 match against Atlanta. NEW YORK RED BULLS „ Signed M Andreas Ivan. SEATTLE SOUNDERS „ Waived M Magnus Wolff Eikrem.COLLEGESNEW MEXICO „ Named Joe Downing interim ski team coach. SAINT ANSELM „ Named Alex Gacek mens assistant ice hockey coach. WOFFORD „ Named Eric Lewis womens interim soccer coach. CYCLING TOUR DE FRANCE13TH STAGEFriday at Valence, France A 105-mile leg from Bourg dOisans to Valence: 1. Peter Sagan, Slovakia, Bora-Hansgrohe, 3:45:55. 2. Alexander Kristoff, Norway, UAE Team Emirates, same time. 3. Arnaud Demare, France, Groupama-FDJ, same time. 4. John Degenkolb, Germany, Trek-Segafredo, same time. 5. Greg Van Avermaet, Belgium, BMC Racing Team, same time. 6. Yves Lampaert, Belgium, Quick-Step Floors, same time. 7. Magnus Cort, Denmark, Astana Pro Team, same time. 8. Andrea Pasqualon, Italy, Wanty-Groupe Gobert, same time. 9. Sonny Colbrelli, Italy, Bahrain-Merida, same time. 10. Taylor Phinney, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, same time. 11. Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg, South Africa, Dimension Data, same time. 12. Dion Smith, New Zealand, Wanty-Groupe Gobert, same time. 13. Jacopo Guarnieri, Italy, Groupama-FDJ, same time. 14. Timothy Dupont, Belgium, Wanty-Groupe Gobert, same time. 15. Pierre Latour, France, AG2R La Mondiale, same time. 16. Nikias Arndt, Germany, Team Sunweb, same time. 17. Edvald Boasson Hagen, Norway, Dimension Data, same time. 18. Jasper De Buyst, Belgium, Lotto Soudal, same time. 19. Christophe Laporte, France, Co“ dis, Solutions Credits, same time. 20. Michael Hepburn, Ausstralia, MitcheltonScott, same time.Also22. Romain Bardet, France, AG2R La Mondiale, same time. 24. Mikel Landa, Spain, Movistar Team, same time. 25. Geraint Thomas, Britain, Team Sky, same time. 27. Nairo Quintana, Colombia, Movistar Team, same time. 29. Dan Martin, Ireland, UAE Team Emirates, same time. 30. Steven Kruijswijk, Netherlands, LottoNLJumbo, same time. 37. Tom Dumoulin, Netherlands, Team Sunweb, same time. 45. Primoz Roglic, Slovenia, LottoNL-Jumbo, same time. 90. Tejay van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 1:23. 113. Chad Haga, United States, Sunweb, 2:02. 124. Ian Boswell, United States, Katusha Alpecin, 2:08. 150. Lawson Craddock, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 2:45. DNS. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, Bahrain-Merida.Overall Standings (After 13 stages)1. Geraint Thomas, Britain, Sky, 53:10:38. 2. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky, 1:39. 3. Tom Dumoulin, Netherlands, Sunweb, 1:50. 4. Primoz Roglic, Slovenia, LottoNL-Jumbo, 2:46. 5. Romain Bardet, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 3:07. 6. Mikel Landa, Spain, Movistar, 3:13. 7. Steven Kruijswijk, Netherlands, LottoNLJumbo, 3:43. 8. Nairo Quintana, Colombia, Movistar, 4:13. 9. Dan Martin, Ireland, UAE Team Emirates, 5:11. 10. Jakob Fuglsang, Denmark, Astana, 5:45. 11. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, 9:07. 12. Bob Jungels, Luxembourg, Quick-Step Floors, 9:09. 13. Ilnur Zakarin, Russia, Katusha Alpecin, 9:37. 14. Mikel Nieve, Spain, Mitchelton-Scott, 15:28. 15. Pierre Latour, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 16:41. 16. Guillaume Martin, France, Wanty-Groupe Gobert, 18:39. 17. Tanel Kangert, Estonia, Astana Pro Team, 20:41. 18. Egan Bernal, Colombia, Team Sky, 23:30. 19. Warren Barguil, France, Fortuneo-Samsic, 23:55. 20. Rafal Majka, Poland, Bora-Hansgrohe, 30:46.Also32. Tejay van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 53:26. 64. Chad Haga, United States, Sunweb, 1:25:51. 84. Ian Boswell, United States, Katusha Alpecin, 1:37:11. 130. Taylor Phinney, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 2:03:19. 152. Lawson Craddock, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 2:36:36. PRO FOOTBALL NFLTRAINING CAMP REPORTING DATESRookie and veteran reporting datesAMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCEBALTIMORE RAVENS „ Under Armour Performance Center, Owings Mills, Md. (rookies: July 11; veterans: July 18) BUFFALO BILLS „ St. John Fisher College, Pittsford, N.Y. (both July 25) CINCINNATI BENGALS „ Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati (July 23; July 25) CLEVELAND BROWNS „ Browns Training Complex, Berea, Ohio (both July 25) DENVER BRONCOS „ UCHealth Training Center, Englewood, Colo. (July 24; July 27) HOUSTON TEXANS „ The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (both July 25) INDIANAPOLIS COLTS „ Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center (July 22; July 25) JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS „ Florida Blue Health & Wellness Practice Fields, Jacksonville, Fla. (July 18; July 25) KANSAS CITY CHIEFS „ Missouri Western State, St. Joseph, Mo. (July 22, July 25) LOS ANGELES CHARGERS „ Jack Hammett Sports Complex, Costa Mesa, Calif. (both July 27) MIAMI DOLPHINS „ Baptist Health Training Facility, Davie, Fla. (July 18; July 25) NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS „ Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. (July 22, July 25) NEW YORK JETS „ Atlantic Health Jets Training Center, Florham Park, N.J. (July 24; July 26) OAKLAND RAIDERS „ Napa Valley Marriott, Napa, Calif. (July 23; July 26) PITTSBURGH STEELERS „ Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pa. (July 24; July 25) TENNESSEE TITANS „ St. Thomas Sports Park, Nashville, Tenn. (July 22; July 25)NATIONAL FOOTBALL CONFERENCEARIZONA CARDINALS „ University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz. (July 22; July 27) ATLANTA FALCONS „ Falcons Training Facility, Flowery Branch, Ga. (July 23; July 26) CAROLINA PANTHERS „ Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C. (both July 25) CHICAGO BEARS „ Olivet Nazarene, Bourbonnais, Ill. (July 16; July 19) DALLAS COWBOYS „ Marriott Residence Inn, Oxnard, Calif. (both July 25) DETROIT LIONS „ Lions Training Facility, Allen Park, Mich. (July 19, July 26) GREEN BAY PACKERS „ St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wis. (both July 25) LOS ANGELES RAMS „ UC Irvine, Irvine, Calif. (July 23, July 25) MINNESOTA VIKINGS „ TCO Performance Center, Eagan, Minnesota. (July 24; July 27) NEW ORLEANS SAINTS „ New Orleans Saints Training Facility, Metairie, La. (July 18, July 25) NEW YORK GIANTS „ Quest Diagnostics Training Center, East Rutherford, N.J. (July 22; July 25) PHILADELPHIA EAGLES „ NovaCare Complex, Philadelphia (both July 25) SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS „ SAP Performance Facility, Santa Clara, Calif. (both July 25) SEATTLE SEAHAWKS „ Virginia Mason Athletic Center, Renton, Wash. (both July 25) TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS „ One Buccaneer Place, Tampa, Fla. (July 23, July 25) WASHINGTON REDSKINS „ Bon Secours Training Center, Richmond, Va. (both July 25) CALENDAR MLBJuly 29 „ Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 „ Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. Aug. 31 „ Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster. Oct. 2-3 „ Wild-card games. November TBA „ Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, “ fth day after World Series. November TBA „ Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 15th day after World Series. Nov. 6-8 „ General managers meetings, Carlsbad, Calif. Nov. 8-15 „ All-Star tour of Japan. Nov. 30 „ Last day for teams to offer 2019 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters. Dec. 9 „ Hall of Fame Todays Game committee vote announced, Las Vegas. Dec. 10-13 „ Winter meetings, Las Vegas.2019Jan. 11 „ Salary arbitration “ gures exchanged. Feb. 1-20 „ Salary arbitration hearings, St. Petersburg, Fla. March 20-21 „ Opening series, Seattle vs. Oakland at Tokyo. June 29-30 „ New York Yankees vs. Boston at London.NBASept. 7 „ Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 enshrinement ceremony, Spring“ eld, Mass.NFLAug. 2 „ Hall of Fame game, Chicago vs. Baltimore at Canton, Ohio. Aug. 5 „ Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Canton, Ohio. Sept. 6 „ Regular season opens.NHLJuly 20-Aug. 4 „ Arbitration hearings. Aug. 6 „ Deadline for salary-arbitration decisions. Sept. 13 „ Training camps open. Oct. 3 „ Regular season begins.The Associated Press

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 C3By Matt HolzapfelCorrespondentDELAND „ Winter Garden and Winter Park can have their Winter WarŽ and Seminole County and Sanford can have their Battle for Sanford MemorialŽ, but the best matchup all season long has been the first place Leesburg Lightning and the second place DeLand Suns.On Thursday night the Suns won for the third time in eight games against the Lightning and for the second straight game, downing Leesburg 13-11.After the game, Lightning head coach Rich Billings drilled into his players that tough losses always bring adversity, but its how you respond to that adversity that matters.I told them that adversity is that feeling that youre feel-ing right now where it feels like not a lot is going our way and you cant win,Ž Billings said. You can shy away from it or you can put your head down and plow through the middle of it. Whichever you decide to do makes you either a competitor or a participant, and we dont want partici-pants, we want competitors.Trailing 13-6 heading into the ninth inning, Leesburg put up five runs to close the gap but DeLand was able to hang on for the win.Tanner May had four hits, including his sixth home run of the season, and drove in five runs while scoring two for the Lightning. May is second in the league with a .386 batting average.The game marked the third time in the series that both teams have put up doubledigit run totals and the fifth time that final score was decided by two runs or less. After the game, Billings acknowledged that his team always knows that they could be in for a shootout against DeLand.We just know that its going to be a slugfest because theyre a very good offensive team, and we know that were going to have to match them,Ž Billings said. I think our hit-ters understand that and we just have to do a better job of getting three outs in an inning and driving guys in when we have opportunities to do that.ŽThe same two teams were scheduled to meet Friday night in DeLand in their final regular-season meeting of the year. The Lightning play at Winter Garden today at 6 p.m. Late rally falls short for Leesburg Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hits a home run against the Washington Senators on April 18, 1960. A new “ lm explores the life of baseball legend Williams, who struggled with his MexicanAmerican heritage and his volatile relationship with his family and the press. [AP PHOTO / FILE] By Russell ContrerasThe Associated PressALBQUERQUE, N.M. „ Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio.But beneath the smiles and happy trots around the bases sat a man consumed with rage. For years, the baseball legend would shun his ethnic heritage and kept his familys past a secret. Only when hed begin to speak out on behalf of black play-ers would he begin to slowly reveal his connections to his Mexican-American South-ern California family and the experiences that shaped him.A new PBS American MastersŽ documentary, which air Monday at 9 p.m. on most PBS stations, explores the life of Williams and his volatile relation-ships with his family and the press. The upcoming film uses rare footage and family interviews to paint a picture of an entangled figure who hid his past while enjoying the admiration of adoring fans. It includes unreleased color footage of Williams final game that was shot by a fan. Williams, often called the greatest hitter who ever lived,Ž was followed closely by sports writers thanks to his superb slugging skills and John Wayne-like persona as a foul-mouth outdoorsman. But the future Hall of Famer regularly clashed with crit-ical journalists and had public spats with his numer-ous wives. The slugger also lost prime years because of service in World War II and the Korean War „ some-thing that angered him.We wanted to know ... who was this man, who had such an effect on so many people?Ž director Nick Davis said. He was so complicated and so full of contradictions and rages. Where did it all come from?Ž The San Diego-born Wil-liams played 19 years as a left fielder for the Boston Red Sox where he won two American League Most Valuable Player Awards and twice took the Triple Crown. He finished his career with a .344 batting average and 521 home runs, both of which rank among the top in base-ball history.While many of Williams professional accomplish-ments and personal clashes were widely known, Davis said few knew about Williams ethnic background until Ben Bradlee Jr.s wellresearched 2013 book, The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams.ŽTed Williams Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS lmBy Joseph WilsonAssociated PressVALENCE, France „ Peter Sagan won his third stage of this Tour de France, while Geraint Thomas kept the overall lead over teammate Chris Froome on Friday.World champion Sagan won a sprint finish by a wheel length to claim Stage 13, a 105-mile leg from Bourg d'Oisans to Valence in less than four hours.After overzealous fans marred Thomas' win on Thursday atop the Alpe d'Huez, the otherwise com-plete calm of Friday's leg was briefly disturbed by a man on the roadside who tossed a smoke bomb into the center of the peloton as it passed by with about 10 miles left.Besides spitting out yellow smoke, the bomb appeared to do no harm.Thomas took charge of the race with impressive wins atop summit finishes on the previous two days.Sagan takes 3rd win at Tour

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C4 Saturday, July 21, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comBy Dan GelstonThe Associated PressLOUDON, N.H. „ Martin Truex Jr. has a sudden thirst for sponsorship cash.Truex and his Furniture Row Racing team had about three weeks notice that 5-hour Energy was set to leave the defending NASCAR champion as a primary sponsor at the end of the season.After a 10-year relation-ship, the NASCAR buzz wore off for the energy brand, the latest big-bucks corporate defector from the sport. 5-hours departure leaves Furniture Row scrambling for coveted sponsorship dol-lars for the No. 78 Toyota and one of the top drivers in the Cup Series.I wish it didnt take quite as long as it did,Ž Truex said Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It kind of puts us in a tough spot now. But Im not really, really wor-ried. I think something good can come out of this.ŽFurniture Row should be able to attract a top sponsor: Truex has 16 wins since 2016 and FRR has sponsorship funding from Bass Pro Shops and Auto-Owners Insurance, and is locked in with Toyota, the class of the manufacturers.I just cant imagine there isnt some partner out there that wouldnt want to be part-nered with this whole group,Ž FRR President Joe Garone said. Weve gotten a lot of interest just in the days since weve announced it.ŽBut Truexs success wasnt enough for 5-hour to keep pumping the millions of dollars needed to help fund the 78 and the car isnt the only one on the market. Lowes decided to cease its relationship with Hendrick Motorsports and Jimmie Johnson at the end of the season after winning seven NASCAR titles.Its emblematic of the over-all sponsor woes when the last two series champions, like other big names, cant even keep a long-term backerA lot of things go into those decisions,Ž Truex said. I dont know a ton about their business and how its doing or anything like that. Obviously, youd think that with the success weve had and kind of how the last two years for us have went that, its certain we delivered on our end of the deal.ŽRise Meguiar, president of sales for Living Essentials, parent company of 5-hour Energy, said this week the choice to leave the sport was a business decision.Ž The company declined further comment Friday.5-hour was the primary sponsor for 14 races this season, Bass Pro was sched-uled for 16 and Auto-Owners for six. Team owner Barney Visser had used his Furniture Row company as a sponsor in the past „ Truex wears an FRR firesuit next to Johnson in his Lowes suit on the New Hampshire race program cover „ but it would be a last-gasp move to put FRR back on the hood.Garone said the primary goal was to get the Toyota fully funded with outside partners.5-hour had been a NASCAR primary sponsor for nearly a decade, including the last seven at the Cup Series level. The company joined Furniture Row Racing in 2017 as major-ity primary sponsor on the No. 77 Toyota and Rookie of the Year winner Erik Jones, as well as a season-long associ-ate and two primaries on the No. 78 with Truex. It became a primary for Truex this season when Jones, who won two weeks ago at Daytona, went to Joe Gibbs Racing.Cup champ in the market for sponsorThe crew for NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. work on the race car before practice Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. [MARY SCHWALM/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] A person familiar with league protocol told The Associated Press on Friday that NFL teams were not required to create any anthem policies when they submitted their annual discipline notices to the league and players. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of anthem discussions between the league and players union are private.The NFL and NFL Players Association said in a joint statement Thursday night that they planned to pause enforcement on league anthem rules while working out a resolution acceptable to players, team owners and the league.Officials for the league and union declined comment on Friday on how they would chart a path forward with the first preseason game less than two weeks away.Discord over how players should protest social injustice has put the sport at a difficult crossroads, revealing deep divisions in football itself much like those throughout the United States.In 2016, then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began protesting police bru-tality, social injustice and racial inequality by kneeling during The Star-Spangled BannerŽ and the demonstra-tion spread to other players and teams. It became one of the most controversial and sensitive issues in sports.Trump has led the critics, calling players unpatriotic and even saying NFL owners should fire any player who refused to stand during the anthem. Some players coun-tered that their actions were being misconstrued and that they are seeking social change rather than protesting the anthem itself, the flag or the military.Trumps criticism led more than 200 players to protest during one weekend, and some kept it up throughout the season.The NFL rule that was passed in May forbids players from sitting or taking a knee if they are on the field or sidelines during the national anthem, but allowed them to stay in the locker room if they wish. The league left it up to teams on how to punish players. The new league rules were challenged this month in a grievance by the players union.The Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award is a year-long competition. FHSAA-mem-ber schools are awarded points based on how they finished in each of the organizations state series competitions.Twenty points are awarded for winning state championships, 12 for a second-place finish and nine for state semifinalists. Bonus points are given for winning district and regional championships, and points are deducted for unsporting conduct,Ž such as student athletes and/or coaches getting ejected from games.In the final All-Sports Award standings, MDCA finished sixth overall among Class 4A/3A private schools with 66.8 points, based on its boys and girls teams.However, the Bulldogs boys teams finished first in the state with 53.8 points, buoyed by a state title in boys cross country and solid finishes in boys basketball (Elite Eight) and baseball (Final Four). In addition, Jesiah Pierre won an indi-vidual championship in the discus at the state track and field finals.The Bulldogs boys teams easily outdistanced Fort Myers Canterbury, which was second with 48.8 points. MDCAs girls teams closed out the year with 13 points and finished in a five-way tie with Tampa Prep, Bra-denton Christian, Niceville Rocky Bayou Christian, and Miami Riviera Prep. Cooper Monns state title in the shot put and an Elite Eight finish for the softball team paced the Bulldogs.There were also individual and team performances in district and regional tour-naments, which also earned points for the boys and girls teams.The FACA was founded in 1936 and has more than 5,000 current and former coaches in its membership. The organization lobbied the FHSAA for the creation of state championships in football, which began in 1962, and sponsors All-Star games in a variety of sports. MDCAFrom Page C1 Mount Dora Christian Academy athletes and coaches celebrate a track and “ eld victory this past season. [SUBMITTED] Certainly, a pair of losses do not make for a losing streak of historical proportions. However, getting outscored 23-12 in those two games „ and by the only team with a punchers chance of catching them in the standings „ is enough for some fans to start wondering. Lightning manager Rich Billings spent time after Thursdays loss reminding his players they still control their own destiny „ which they do. Simply put, if Leesburg wins five of its final nine games, the Lightning will win the regular-season title and earn the top seed for the playoffs. Billings challenged his players to compete as they have all season. Play like they did during the league record 14-game winning streak they established in June and finished off in July. Battle as they have in numerous come-frombehind and walk-off wins this year. There is time to get back on track and rolling again. But the Lightning will have to do with without several players who helped establish the early season mindset. Six players „ Javeon Cody, JaKobi Dasher, Harrison Schnurbusch, Jaylin Turner, Robert Kwiatkowski and Kevin Barham „ have left the team for various reasons. Cody, who was hitting .373, went back home to get some summer classes under his belt and Dasher, who had two home runs, suffered a broken finger on his throwing hand. Kwiatkowski led the Lightning pitching staff with a 0.78 ERA and a teamlow .169 opponent batting average, but left with what was believed to be a sore arm. The Lightning picked up three players „ catcher Frank Niemann and pitchers DAndre Knight and Sam Brunnig „ to fill the void. Still, it might take a few games for the trio to find their place on the team and settle in. Until then, the rest of the team has to get going. Theres plenty of time to right the ship. But that also leaves room to give away what a seemed like a sure thing just a few days ago. Leesburg has established a rich history in the Florida Collegiate Summer League. Two FCSL titles and twice finishing with the best record in the regular season. Six trips to the league championship games. Its not time to panic ƒ not yet ƒ but the Lightning need to get back on track. Struggling with a losing streak is not how anyone wants to head into the postseason. Contact Daily Commercial sports writer Frank Jolley at 352-365-8268 or frank.jolley@dailycommercial.com. JOLLEYFrom Page C1 Disappointed but not down, Kisner removed his cap behind the green and scratched his head as if he wondered what hit him.They call it Car-nasty for a reason,Ž he said after signing for his 1-under 70. Even when you think youve got it, it will jump up and bite you.ŽIt took a chunk out of Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas, the Nos. 1 and 2 players in the world who wont be around for the weekend. Johnson finished with a double bogey to miss the cut by one. Thomas made three straight double bogeys on the front nine and missed by one.And it left a wide-open weekend on a course with a history of crazy finishes.Zach Johnson, whose name already is on the claret jug from his playoff victory at St. Andrews three years ago, played in the morning under an umbrella and finished with a 30-foot birdie putt for a 67.Johnson and Kisner are staying in a house of seven players „ five of them major champions „ and share the lead at 6-under 136.They played on different ends of a day that started gray and ended with shadows. Scotlands unusually dry summer finally got a reprieve. There wasnt enough rain to turn brown fairways green, though it at least kept shots from rolling endlessly.They head into a weekend with endless possibilities.One shot behind were Tommy Fleetwood (65), Pat Perez (68) and Xander Schauffele (66). Perez was tied for the lead until he hit into a bunker on the 18th hole and took bogey. Rory McIl-roy, pledging to go down swingingŽ to rid himself of a bad Masters memory this year, had another 69 and was part of a large group two shots behind.Jordan Spieth also is in the mix in his bid to take the claret jug back home to Texas. Spieth hit 8-iron through a gap in the trees for a birdie-birdie start to the back nine, and he dropped only one shot „ not four like he did on Thursday „ over the four closing holes at Carnoustie for a 67. He goes into the weekend just three shots back.Very happy to be back in the tournament,Ž Spieth said.Tiger Woods still has work to do after a rugged start, good recovery and then a mix of birdies and bogeys that left him stuck in neutral on a better day for scoring. Woods had another 71 and was six shots behind, with 28 players between him and the lead.Weve been fortunate with the conditions. It hasnt blown yet,Ž Kisner said. I think it will blow this weekend and make it even more difficult. Who knows whats going to happen?Ž PGAFrom Page C1 ANTHEMFrom Page C1

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ST.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Flaherty,W,4-452 1149110 3.15 Gregerson12 000114 6.97 Cecil.13 332126 4.63 Bowman1.23 110227 6.26 Holland10 001116 7.66 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Lester,L,12-337 885186 3.14 Bass01 332017 2.93 Norwood22 110135 3.86 Duensing.22 331019 7.31 LaStella1.13 110024 6.75 Happ11 00008 0.00 Caratini12 2200 1518.00 Lesterpitchedto3battersinthe4th. Basspitchedto3battersinthe4th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Bowman2-0, Bass3-3,Norwood3-3.HBP„Flaherty2 (Rizzo,Bryant). Umpires„Home,BenMay;First,Lance Barksdale;Second,WillLittle;Third,Ted Barrett.T„3:54.A„41,077(41,649).BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSCardinals18,Cubs5: MattCarpenter hitthreehomerunsandtwodoubles injustsixinnings,tyingthemajor leaguerecordforextra-basehitsin agame,andtheSt.LouisCardinals hammeredtheChicagoCubson Friday.Carpenterwent5for5and droveinsevenrunsatWrigleyField. Heledoffthegamewithahome runandwaspulledafteraddinga three-rundriveinthesixth.Carpenterbecamethe14thplayerwith “veextra-basehitsinagame,and the“rsttodoitfortheCardinals. Trailing15-1afterCarpentersthird homer,theCubsusedthreeposition playerstopitchtherestoftheway „in“elderTommyLaStella,backup catcherVictorCaratiniandversatile IanHapp.LaStellaandCaratinigave uphomersastheCubsbecamethe “rstteamsincethe1979Milwaukee Brewerstousethreepositionplayers onthemoundinagame.TheNL Central-leadingCubslostforjustthe fourthtimeintheirlast17games. LATE N.Y.MetsatN.Y.Yankees BaltimoreatToronto BostonatDetroit MiamiatTampaBay ClevelandatTexas MinnesotaatKansasCity SanFranciscoatOakland HoustonatL.A.Angels ChicagoWhiteSoxatSeattle AtlantaatWashington SanDiegoatPhiladelphia PittsburghatCincinnati L.A.DodgersatMilwaukee ColoradoatArizonaTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA St.LouisWeaver(R)5-84.899-101-218.25.30 ChicagoChatwood(R)1:05p3-54.939-80-015.29.77 AtlantaNewcomb(L)8-53.519-100-312.09.75 WashingtonGonzalez(L)7:05p6-63.7210-90-116.03.94 SanDiegoPerdomo(R)1-47.551-60-217.06.88 PhiladelphiaVelasquez(R)7:05p5-84.397-110-114.01.93 LosAngelesKershaw(L)3-42.746-72-018.22.41 MilwaukeeAnderson(R)7:10p6-73.7810-90-116.11.65 PittsburghKingham(R)4-44.264-52-115.15.28 CincinnatiDeSclafani(R)7:10p4-25.324-41-115.26.89 St.LouisGant(R)3-33.491-51-118.12.95 ChicagoMontgomery(L)7:15p3-33.915-41-115.06.00 ColoradoFreeland(L)8-63.1111-81-017.12.08 ArizonaGodley(R)8:10p11-64.6112-72-116.05.06AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA BaltimoreCobb(R)2-126.313-140-318.04.50 TorontoStroman(R)1:07p2-76.005-71-216.25.40 BostonJohnson(L)1-24.204-00-013.13.38 DetroitFiers(R)6:10p6-63.7011-71-120.02.25 HoustonVerlander(R)9-52.2912-90-119.03.32 LosAngelesTropeano(R)7:15p3-44.835-51-114.17.53 MinnesotaLynn(R)7-75.228-102-112.27.82 KansasCityJunis(R)7:15p5-105.137-100-316.18.82 ClevelandCarrasco(R)11-54.1210-72-111.26.17 TexasColon(R)8:05p5-74.648-91-219.04.26 ChicagoCovey(R)3-55.694-70-311.014.73 SeattleHernandez(R)10:10p8-75.2110-92-116.05.06INTERLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREESTARTS TEAMSPITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA MetsMatz(L)4-73.389-91-218.02.00 YankeesGray(R)1:05p6-75.468-101-210.19.58 MiamiLopez(R)1-16.351-21-117.06.35 TampaBayTBD6:10p0-00.000-00-00.00.00 SanFran.Bumgarner(L)3-32.904-42-117.13.63 OaklandCahill(R)9:05p1-23.104-50-016.13.86 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. THISDATEINBASEBALLJULY21 1921: TheClevelandIndiansandtheNewYorkYankees combinedforanALrecord16doublesintheIndians 17-8victory.ClevelandhadninedoublesandNewYork seven. 1945: TheDetroitTigersandthePhiladelphiaAthletics played24inningsina1-1tie.LesMuellerpitched192-3 inningsfortheTigers. 1956: BrooksLawrenceoftheCincinnatiRedshadhis 13-gamewinningstreakbrokenwhenRobertoClementesthree-runhomerledthePittsburghPiratestoa 4-3victory. 1970: SanDiegosClayKirbyheldtheNewYorkMets hitlessforeightinningsbutwasliftedforapinchhitter bymanagerPrestonGomez.WiththePadrestrailing 1-0withtwooutintheeighth,Gomezelectedtogofor thewininsteadoflettingKirby“nish.ThePadreslost theno-hitterandthegame,3-0. 1973: HankAaronofAtlantahithis700thhomerunin thethirdinningofan8-4BraveslosstoPhiladelphia. Aaronconnectedona1-1fastballoffPhilliespitcher KenBrett. 1975: JoeTorreoftheNewYorkMetsgroundedinto fourdoubleplaysina6-2losstotheHoustonAstros. FelixMillanhadfoursinglesbutwaswipedouteach timebyTorre. 2001: Intheirhighest-scoringgamein58years,theLos AngelesDodgersroutedColorado22-7.The22runs werethemostscoredbytheDodgerssinceBrooklyn beatPittsburgh23-6onJuly10,1943,atEbbetsField. S TATISTICALLEADERS A MERICANLEAGUE RUNS: Lindor,Cleveland,85;Betts,Boston,79;Martinez,Boston,72;Trout,LosAngeles,71;Benintendi, Boston,68;Ramirez,Cleveland,68;Bregman,Houston, 67;Judge,NewYork,66;Segura,Seattle,66;Springer, Houston,65. RBI: Martinez,Boston,80;Ramirez,Cleveland,70;Haniger,Seattle,67;Encarnacion,Cleveland,65;Machado, LosAngeles,65;Bogaerts,Boston,64;Bregman,Houston,64;KDavis,Oakland,64;Gattis,Houston,63;2tied at62. HITS: Altuve,Houston,129;Segura,Seattle,120;Rosario,Minnesota,117;Martinez,Boston,116;Castellanos, Detroit,115;Machado,LosAngeles,115;Lindor,Cleveland,113;Merri“eld,KansasCity,109;Betts,Boston, 108;Ramirez,Cleveland,108. DOUBLES: Escobar,Minnesota,35;Bregman,Houston, 31;Lindor,Cleveland,30;Merri“eld,KansasCity,30; Castellanos,Detroit,29;Abreu,Chicago,27;Andujar, NewYork,27;Pillar,Toronto,27;3tiedat26. T RIPLES: Sanchez,Chicago,9;Hernandez,Toronto, 6;Benintendi,Boston,5;Moncada,Chicago,5;Smith, TampaBay,5;Jones,Detroit,4;Moreland,Boston,4; Profar,Texas,4;Wendle,TampaBay,4;15tiedat3. HOMERUNS: Martinez,Boston,29;Ramirez,Cleveland, 29;Judge,NewYork,25;Lindor,Cleveland,25;Trout, LosAngeles,25;Machado,LosAngeles,24;Betts, Boston,23;Stanton,NewYork,23;3tiedat22. S TOLENBASES: Gordon,Seattle,22;Anderson,Chicago, 21;Ramirez,Cleveland,20;Betts,Boston,18;Benintendi,Boston,17;Merri“eld,KansasCity,17;RDavis, Cleveland,16;DeShields,Texas,16;Smith,TampaBay, 16;Trout,LosAngeles,15. PITCHING: Severino,NewYork,14-2;Kluber,Cleveland, 12-5;Snell,TampaBay,12-5;Carrasco,Cleveland,11-5; Morton,Houston,11-2;Porcello,Boston,11-4;Rodriguez,Boston,11-3;6tiedat10. ERA: Sale,Boston,2.23;Bauer,Cleveland,2.24;Snell, TampaBay,2.27;Verlander,Houston,2.29;Severino, NewYork,2.31;Cole,Houston,2.53;Skaggs,LosAngeles,2.57;Kluber,Cleveland,2.76;Morton,Houston,2.96; Gonzales,Seattle,3.42. S TRIKEOUTS: Sale,Boston,188;Cole,Houston,177; Bauer,Cleveland,175;Verlander,Houston,172;Paxton, Seattle,155;Morton,Houston,146;Severino,NewYork, 144;Snell,TampaBay,134;Kluber,Cleveland,132;Berrios,Minnesota,127. NATIONALLEAGUE RUNS: Albies,Atlanta,74;Blackmon,Colorado,73;Arenado,Colorado,63;Hernandez,Philadelphia,63;Pham, St.Louis,62;Baez,Chicago,61;Goldschmidt,Arizona, 61;Yelich,Milwaukee,60;Freeman,Atlanta,59;Gennett,Cincinnati,59. RBI: Baez,Chicago,72;Suarez,Cincinnati,71;Aguilar, Milwaukee,70;Arenado,Colorado,68;Story,Colorado, 68;Gennett,Cincinnati,63;Rizzo,Chicago,62;Freeman, Atlanta,61;Markakis,Atlanta,61;2tiedat60. HITS: Markakis,Atlanta,120;Gennett,Cincinnati,115; Albies,Atlanta,114;Freeman,Atlanta,114;Castro, Miami,112;Anderson,Miami,109;Peraza,Cincinnati, 108;Arenado,Colorado,107;Story,Colorado,107; Blackmon,Colorado,105. DOUBLES: Albies,Atlanta,29;Markakis,Atlanta,29; Carpenter,St.Louis,28;Story,Colorado,27;Baez, Chicago,25;Freeman,Atlanta,25;Rendon,Washington, 25;Anderson,Miami,23;Hosmer,SanDiego,23;7tied at22. TRIPLES: KMarte,Arizona,8;CTaylor,LosAngeles,8; Baez,Chicago,6;Nimmo,NewYork,6;Contreras,Chicago,5;Dickerson,Pittsburgh,5;Hamilton,Cincinnati, 5;Rosario,NewYork,5;Story,Colorado,5;10tiedat4. HOMERUNS: Aguilar,Milwaukee,24;Arenado,Colorado,23;Harper,Washington,23;Muncy,LosAngeles, 22;Goldschmidt,Arizona,21;Albies,Atlanta,20;Carpenter,St.Louis,20;Story,Colorado,20;4tiedat19. STOLENBASES: SMarte,Pittsburgh,25;MTaylor,Washington,24;Inciarte,Atlanta,23;Hamilton,Cincinnati, 22;Turner,Washington,22;Baez,Chicago,18;Cain, Milwaukee,18;Peraza,Cincinnati,17;Dyson,Arizona, 16;3tiedat14. PITCHING: Lester,Chicago,12-2;Nola,Philadelphia, 12-3;Scherzer,Washington,12-5;Godley,Arizona,11-6; Greinke,Arizona,10-5;Mikolas,St.Louis,10-3;10tied at8. ERA: deGrom,NewYork,1.68;Nola,Philadelphia,2.30; Scherzer,Washington,2.41;Lester,Chicago,2.58; Foltynewicz,Atlanta,2.66;Mikolas,St.Louis,2.79; Freeland,Colorado,3.11;Greinke,Arizona,3.18;Arrieta, Philadelphia,3.23;Corbin,Arizona,3.24. STRIKEOUTS: Scherzer,Washington,182;Corbin,Arizona,149;deGrom,NewYork,149;Nola,Philadelphia, 131;Gray,Colorado,125;Greinke,Arizona,124;Foltynewicz,Atlanta,120;Pivetta,Philadelphia,113;Velasquez, Philadelphia,110;4tiedat108.TUESDAYSGAME All-StarGame AL8,NL6,10inn. SUNDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague BaltimoreatToronto,1:07p.m. BostonatDetroit,1:10p.m. MinnesotaatKansasCity,2:15p.m. ClevelandatTexas,3:05p.m. HoustonatL.A.Angels,4:07p.m. ChicagoWhiteSoxatSeattle,4:10p.m. NationalLeague PittsburghatCincinnati,1:10p.m. AtlantaatWashington,1:35p.m. SanDiegoatPhiladelphia,1:35p.m. L.A.DodgersatMilwaukee,2:10p.m. St.LouisatChicagoCubs,2:20p.m. ColoradoatArizona,4:10p.m. Interleague MiamiatTampaBay,1:10p.m. SanFranciscoatOakland,4:05p.m. N.Y.MetsatN.Y.Yankees,8:05p.m.FANTASYPLAYSTheAll-Starbreakistheperfecttimefor youtore-evaluateyourfantasybaseball team.Itsagoodtimetodeterminewhat itwilltaketobuildasquadthatcanmake astrong“nalpushtowardtheplayoffs. CARLOSSANTANA,1B,Phillies: Santana isbattingjust.216,buthehas14home runsand52RBIs.Hisonbasepercentage(OBP)of.359iswellabovethemajor leagueaverage. BRIANDOZIER,2B,Twins: WhenDozieris “ringonallcylindershehelpsyouinthe homerunandstolenbasecategories.As hasbeenthecasethroughouthiscareer, Dozierisheatingupjustasthedogdays ofsummerarrive. TOPTEN A MERICANLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. BettsBos7830179108.359 AltuveHou9938963129.332 JMartinezBos9235472116.328 SeguraSea9037166120.323 MDuffyTB803123399.317 MMachadoBal9636548115.315 SimmonsLAA8632346101.313 RosarioMin9337664117.311 TroutLAA9733571104.310 GurrielHou783134397.310 NATIONALLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. GennettCin9235359115.326 MarkakisAtl9437155120.323 AlmoraChC872774888.318 FFreemanAtl9436259114.315 SuarezCin792985093.312 ArenadoCol9034363107.312 KempLAD922974292.310 DickersonPit863244099.306 MartinezStL893183595.299 AguilarMil872724981.298 ThroughJuly15 St.LouisCardinalsMattCarpenterhitsahomerunoffChicagoCubsstartingpitcher JonLesterduringthe“rstinningFridayinChicago.Carpenterhad“vehitsontheday withthreehomersandtwodoubles,drivinginsevenrunsintheCardinals18-5win overtheCubs.[CHARLESREXARBOGAST/THEASSOCIATEDPRESS] A5-for-5toolplayer

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The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency.Companies including Microsoft and Honeywell rose as investors were pleased with their quar-terly reports, but General Electric stumbled. Stocks wobbled all week as investors reacted to solid company results as well as heightened trade ten-sions. The S&P 500 index was virtually flat for the week while the Russell 2000 index, which is made up of smaller companies that do more business inside the U.S., rose 0.6 percent.In the last two days Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for rais-ing interest rates and said China, said hes willing to put tariffs on all U.S. imports from China, and said China, the European Union and others are harming the U.S. by weakening their curren-cies and reducing interest rates. Stocks werent affected, but the dollar declined and short-term bond yields slipped, suggesting investors wondered if the Fed might raise interest rates more slowly. Short-term bond yields inched higher. The yield on the 2-year Treasury note rose to 2.60 percent from 2.59 percent.Long-term bond prices dropped. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.90 percent from 2.85 percent. That helped banks because bond yields are used to set interest rates on many kinds of loans including mortgages. JPMorgan Chase gained 1.3 percent to $111.28 and Bank of America picked up 1.6 percent to $30.13.The dollar dropped sharply, to 111.52 yen from 112.46 yen. The euro rose to $1.1726 from $1.1644.Microsoft continued to set records after its fiscal fourth-quarter results topped Wall Street forecasts and its cloud computing divi-sion continued to grow. The company said its being helped by its rivalry with Amazon, because some retailers are reluctant to team up with Amazon on cloud computing services while they compete with Amazon in sales. Stocks dip a bit as traders shrug o trade talk President Donald Trump speaks before signing an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker during a ceremony Thursday in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said hes willing to hit all imported goods from China with tariffs. In a taped interview with business channel CNBC, Trump said Im willing to go to 500,Ž referring roughly to the $505.5 billion in goods imported last year from China. [ANDREW HARNIK/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]By Christoper Rugaber and Paul WisemanThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ With President Donald Trump intensifying his rift with U.S. trading partners, economists are growing more doubtful that any deal that might ben-efit American workers and companies is in sight.Instead, many analysts say they expect the Trump admin-istration to impose more tariffs on China and potentially other key U.S. trading partners. With those nations almost certain to retaliate, the result could be higher prices for Americans, diminished export sales and a weaker U.S. economy by next year.In an interview with CNBC that aired Friday morning, Trump renewed his threat to ultimately slap tariffs on a total of $500 billion of imports from China „ roughly equal to all the goods Beijing ships annu-ally to the United States. The president has already imposed tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods, and Beijing has retaliated with tariffs on an equal amount of American exports. The White House has also itemized $200 billion of addi-tional Chinese imports that it said may be subject to tariffs. In addition, Trump has told the Commerce Department to investigate whether imported autos and auto parts threaten Americas national security „ the same justification the president has invoked for other tariffs he has imposed or threatened, including on imported steel and alumi-num. If the answer is yes, the administration says it could slap 20 percent to 25 percent tariffs on $335 billion of auto imports. Higher car prices for American consumers would inevitably follow. On Friday morning, Trump for a second day also criticized the Federal Reserve, breaking with a long-standing tradition at the White House of avoiding any influence, real or perceived, on the independence of the U.S. central bank.Simultaneously, he accused China of allowing its tightly controlled currency to drift lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters by making their goods more affordable overseas.In a tweet, the president said:China, the European Union and others have been manipulating their currencies and interest rates lower, while the U.S. is raising rates while the dollar gets stronger and stronger with each pass-ing day „ taking away our big competitive edge.ŽLast month, the Fed raised its benchmark rate for a second time this year and pro-jected two more increases in 2018. Its rate hikes are meant to prevent the economy from overheating and igniting high inflation. But rate increases also make borrowing costlier for households and companies and can weaken growth.Analysts say theyre becom-ing more convinced that Trumps multi-front trade fights arent merely a short-term negotiating ploy. Rather, he may be prepared to wait as long as he feels it necessary to force other countries to adopt trade rules more favorable to the United States.People are underestimating what were headed for,Ž said Rod Hunter, a lawyer who served as a White House eco-nomic adviser under President George W. Bush. Hes been saying since the 80s that trade deals are bad and we should have more tariffs, and thats what were getting.ŽMoodys Analytics estimates that if the tariffs were imposed on autos and most Chinese imports and other countries retaliate as expected, annual U.S. growth would slow by 0.5 percentage point by mid-2019. It expects that 700,000 jobs would be lost.Global markets have remained generally calm despite the eruption of a full-blown U.S.-China trade war and the other conflicts Trump has ignited. On Friday, the Dow Jones industrial closed down slightly.Ive been surprised that up until now, markets seem overly sanguine about the risksŽ of a trade war between the worlds two biggest econ-omies, said David Dollar, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former official at the World Bank and U.S. Treasury Department.Investors as a whole appear to accept the argument of Trump economic advisers, notably Larry Kudlow and Kevin Hassett, that the presi-dents threats will likely force China, the European Union, Canada, and Mexico to even-tually negotiate better trade deals. But many analysts are skep-tical that Trumps tactics will produce such an outcome. Rufus Yerxa, president of the National Foreign Trade Council and formerly deputy director general of the World Trade Organization, said Trump appears to think that Americas trading partners will yield to pressure without securing any concessions in return.That isnt how trade nego-tiations work,Ž Yerxa said.China will likely retaliate if additional tariffs are imposed, economists note, rather than simply knuckle under. Presi-dent Xi Jingping cannot lose face with his own people by giving in to the United States,Ž Dollar said. After Beijing offered this spring to buy more natural gas and farm goods from the U.S. to narrow the trade defi-cit, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the trade war was on hold.Ž China also said it would reduce its auto tariffs from 25 percent to 15 percent.Yet Trump soon intensified his tariff threats anyway.Pushing harderMARKET MOVERS€ Microsoft Corp.: Up $1.87 to $106.27 „ The technology company had a strong “ scal fourth quarter as its cloud computing business kept growing. € Skechers USA Inc.: Down $6.98 to $26.27 „ The shoe companys quarterly forecasts fell far short of Wall Street estimates.BRIEFCASETOKYOJapans Abe: US tariffs will cost jobs, harm economyJapans Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned the U.S. on Friday that higher tariffs on auto imports would backfire and harm not only Americas jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy.Abe told a news conference marking the end of a Diet session that Japans auto and auto parts industry has never threatened Americas national security and it never will. Abe said he will keep explaining that to Trump.Trump has ordered the U.S. government to investigate if higher tariffs on foreign-made vehicles and auto parts are justified on national security grounds. DETROITUS probes claims that Ford Escapes overheat, stallFederal safety investigators are looking into complaints that engines on some Ford Escape vehicles can overheat and suddenly stall while being driven.The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted on its website Friday that it has 40 complaints from consumers about stalling, including two alleging that the engines caught fire.The investigation covers about 127,000 Escape small SUVs in the U.S. from the 2013 model year that have 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cyl-inder engines. PHILADELPHIAKrispy Kreme to buy Insomnia Cookies Doughnut-maker Krispy Kreme is buying a majority stake in Phil-adelphia-based Insomnia Cookies for an undis-closed sum.The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Krispy Kreme made the announcement Friday.Krispy Kreme CEO Mike Tattersfield says in a statement they are delightedŽ to add Insomnia to the company. The late-night bakery specializes in warm cookie deliveries.Seth Berkowitz will remain in charge of Insomnia after the close of the sale later this year. The Associated Press Trump heightens China tari threat with no deal in sight

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Its summertime „ the kids are out of school and mom wants them out of the house, playing outside. Outdoor projects such as a sandbox, treehouse, dollhouse and make-believe fort become very popular as a way to encourage children to play outside. Admit it, we all loved these things as children. However, in retrospect, many accidents, mishaps and health issues arose from outdoor projects. While many enjoy reminiscing how grand the good old days were, there seems to be a lot of amnesia when it comes to the broken bones, doctors visits and trips to the emergency room. Dont misunderstand, I believe children should play outside and be detached from much of todays digital world. Playing outside builds imagination and physical strength, but it must be done safely. When considering any project for your children, please consider the safety ramifications. Although some of you are thinking you survived these things in the past, many of you had a lot of scares and long-term medical issues because of an unsafe backyard project. There are five major factors when considering an outdoor project for your children „ drowning, fall hazards, exposure to critters, equipment safety and sanitary health issues. Pools and ponds are wonderful to keep children active, but according to the Center for Disease Control, drowning is the No. 1 cause of death for children ages 1 to 4. If you have a pool, including a kiddie pool, parental supervision is a must. Never remove or disconnect pool safety alarms or fences when small children are in the house. A small child that suffers a 3-foot fall can sustain a broken arm, leg or head injury. In the workplace, falls are the most common cause of injury on the job. They are also a leading cause for children visiting the emergency room. Never build a childs project so high that it can cause an accident. Most importantly, incorporate soft landing areas throughout the project. Ropes are particularly hazardous and can cause accidental strangulation within minutes. One safety issue not frequently discussed in outside projects for children are critters such as snakes, spiders, wasps and other bugs. An outdoor project that provides shade for your child from Floridas hot sun provides the same benefit for a poisonous snake. Many times, projects are built that cannot be sealed, and COOLINGKEEP THE HEAT OUT OF GARAGEThe following tips from Portacool can help you stay cool while working in your garage or workshop. € Portable evaporative coolers drop temperatures through the naturally occurring process of evaporation using water and the surrounding air, without creating mist. € Batt insulation is inexpensive and an easy weekend DIY project if drywall isnt present. GARDENINGYARD WORK MADE EASYGive some of these labor-saving tips from Gro a try so you have more time for your favorite summer activities. € Use organizing tools like pegboards and repurposed containers to group and store supplies and tools. € Remove your mowers grass catcher, and let the clippings fall „ theyll feed your turf. € Try new irrigation tools that let you customize and automate your watering schedule with a smartphone app. TIP OF THE WEEKTIME TO GET ORGANIZEDDecluttering doesnt need to be a dreaded task. Try these tips to kick-start your cleaning. € Take it one room at a time. According to a study by Moen, the mostcluttered areas of a home are the garage, kitchen and home o ce. € Stop the build-up before it begins. Keep a recycling bin for unwanted credit card o ers and coupon packs before they enter the house. „ Brandpoint By Laura FirsztMore Content NowIs your bathroom just not working for you? Do you want more storage, more space, more convenience? If so, you may be scratching your head over how to improve your bathroom layout fast and easily. But there is no single winning formula „ or legally required prototype „ for bathroom layout. Just two principles apply: 1) you must follow local building code, and 2) youll save money if you dont change the placement of plumbing fixtures (usually hooked up to your water pipes on a single wet wallŽ). That being said, here are six simple suggestions to improve your bathroom layout, without the hassle and the expense of moving your plumbing.1.Replace the existing bathroom door. Install a pocket door or bifold in its place. Because your new bathroom layout will not have to allow for the inward swing of a conventional door, youll be gaining up to 9 square feet of usable space. Not too shabby for a room that averages only about 90 sq. ft. in total.2.Resize your vanity. Unlike plumbing “ xtures, which come in a range of standard measurements, theres almost no limit to vanity size. Whether your goal is to go smaller and save space or to add a larger counter and create more storage, replacing a vanity with a model that “ ts your needs is an easy tweak that will make a big difference.3.Float your fixtures. A wall mounted toilet, pedestal sink, or ” oating vanity will save you big time on ” oor space ƒ perfect for making the most of a tiny (or any) bathroom layout. BONUS: your ” oor tiles will be a lot easier to keep clean. A corner-mounted pedestal sink or a deep, narrow trough sink may be the best spacesaver of them all.4.Divide the space. Make your basic bathroom layout so much more functional and streamline the morning rush. Install a partition to separate your sink from the toilet and/or shower area. That way, someone can comfortably brush teeth, shave, etc., while the toilet or shower is in use.5.Switch the tub for a shower. A shower stall requires about 40 percent less ” oor space than a bathtub does, adding approximately 6 sq. ft. to your updated bathroom layout. NOTE: Real estate experts advise, however, keeping the tub in at least one of your homes bathrooms for resale value.6.Keep the tub AND add a luxurious accessible shower. A thoroughly modern upgrade for a largish bathroom is installing a large curbless enclosure that includes open ” oor space for showering plus a tub. You will not have to change the location of your plumbing to achieve this.Bathroom layout tips€ Add as much storage as you possibly can. Clever storage solutions will optimize your bathroom layout. In addition to these bathroom storage ideas, try dividing that enormous mirror with a narrow wall-mounted cabinet or build in niches for shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, and so on if you have your shower retiled. € Make sure you have enough space for changing clothes (and hanging them up while you bathe or shower). € Change to cabinetry with rounded edges if youre renovating. The lack of sharp corners will improve the traf“ c ” ow and make your bathroom safer for the whole household „ from toddlers to seniors. € If you do decide to go ahead and hire a plumber to move “ xtures around, keep one fact in mind: The most expensive item to relocate is your toilet, because this “ xture needs a connection not only to the water supply but also to the waste pipe.Laura Firszt writes for networx.com. BATH ROOM ways to improve your bathroom layout6BIGSTOCK DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 E1 HOMESTom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.com Don MagruderAROUND THE HOUSEThink about childrens safety for outdoor projectsPools and ponds are wonderful to keep children active, but according to the Center for Disease Control drowning is the number one cause of death for children ages 1 to 4 years. If you have a pool, including a kiddie pool, parental supervision is a must. [GATEHOUSE MEDIA FILE] See MAGRUDER, E2

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E2 Saturday, July 21, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comBy Lee ReichThe Associated PressThe great attraction in growing perennial flowers is that you never have to replant them, at least in theory. This doesnt make all perennials care-free, though. Few of them let you just sit back to enjoy them year after year. Take coreopsis, for example, a wonderful perennial that ends its first flush of bright yellow blossoms around midsummer. Like a number of other perennial flowers, coreopsis can be overly exuberant in some gardens „ mine, for instance. Right now, the plants are threatening to take over the whole flower bed. Coreopsis spreads very effectively by selfsown seeds and by roots that travel underground and then send up shoots (suckersŽ) some distance from the mother plant. Both seedlings and root suckers are beginning to elbow out neighbors. Agastache (sometimes known as anise hyssop), also in that bed, is one plant that can stand up to coreopsis. As a matter of fact, agastache is so aggressive that I might call it a weed, tempting me to remove it altogether once and for all. Like coreopsis, it spreads by seeds and suckering roots. Oriental poppy is another perennial needing some attention in summer. Excess plants may need to be weeded out, but „ more important „ this plant needs tidying up. Oriental poppy dies back in summer, so I cut back the dying flower stalks and leaves and cart them to the compost pile.Trimming and tidying: Perennials need care, tooThis undated photo shows delphinium ” ower stalks being cut back in New Paltz, N.Y. Cutting back spent ” ower stalks of some perennials, such as delphinium, can result in a repeat performance later in the season. [LEE REICH VIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] Like most little girls, I was horse crazy from the get go. If I wasnt riding horses, I was reading about horses, playing out elaborate story lines with my toy horses, or makebelieving that my long-suffering Labrador retriever was a horse. As Winston Churchill once said, There is just something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.Ž 4-H, the youth development program of the University of Floridas Cooperative Extension Service, recognizes the pull that horses have on children and has harnessed that natural attraction (pun very much intended) to develop life skills in young people. Through 4-H, horses are used as the vehicle to teach children responsibility, sportsmanship, patience, and servant leadership. Lake County is home to one of the largest 4-H horse programs in the State of Florida. This year, Lake County was represented by 15 youths at the Florida 4-H State Horse Show in Tampa, the largest contingency from any one county in the state. The kids competed in ranch horse competitions, where they demonstrated their horses ability to negotiate natural obstacles and handle cattle; in speed competitions, where they raced the clock; in dressage, where they demonstrated control over their horses movements; and in equitation, where their riding ability was judged. As a result of their high marks at the show, four Lake County youths earned the right to represent Florida at regional competition next month in Georgia. Lake County had several youth honored individually at the State Horse Show awards ceremony; Erin Tharp of Montverde was the Second High Individual in the Ranch Horse classes on Goose, her quarter horse gelding. Heather Owen of Eustis was the fourth highest ranked junior in the entire show, riding her mare Rumor. Stephanie Walters, a graduating senior from Mount Dora, captured this years Versatility AwardŽ by accumulating the most points across three or more divisions on her gaited horse Destiny. Stephanie was also honored as the Florida 4-H Horse Programs Horseman of the Year. This highly competitive and coveted scholarship is awarded by the University of Florida in recognition of outstanding achievement, both in and out of the saddle. She plans to use her scholarship to pursue a degree in Equine Science and eventually wants to work in the field of equine genetics. The 4-H horse program is about more than just riding and showing. Each year Lake County youths have the opportunity to learn about horses through participation on unmounted competitive teams. This year Lake County coached teams in Hippology and horse judging. Lake County took top honors in both categories at the State 4-H Contests. Dominique Palka of Clermont, Katie Straub of Howey-inthe-Hills, Iris Jackson of Astatula, Stephanie Walters of Mount Dora, and Payton Allen of Clermont will be representing Lake County, and the state of Florida, at regional competition in August and at nationals in Kentucky in November. In Hippology, participants learn all aspects of equine biology, health, nutrition, genetics, reproduction and care. They then assess their knowledge in a series of tests, practical exams, and demonstrations, with the most correct and knowledgeable team taking top honors. In horse judging, youths learn to evaluate horses for conformation and riding ability, then defend those evaluations orally to a judge. Megan Mann is a livestock agent at the UF/ IFAS Lake County Extension Center. Email her at horsygrl@ufl.edu.FROM THE EXTENSIONLake County youths shine in equine competition Megan Mann Members of the 2018 Lake County Horse Judging and Hippology teams pose with their coach, livestock agent Megan Mann, before state competition in Gainesville. Stephanie Walters rode her mare, Destiny, to win the Versatility Award at the State 4-H Horse Show in Tampa. She was also honored as the Florida 4-H Horse Programs Horseman of the Year. [SUBMITTED PHOTOS] Team Coach Megan Mann takes a turn in the saddle. project that provides shade for your child from Floridas hot sun provides the same benefit for a poisonous snake. Many times, projects are built that cannot be sealed, and these critters infest the play area, creating painful bites. Projects should be constructed to prevent the infestation of critters. If that is not possible, the parent should dutifully inspect all outdoor playhouses prior to a childs use of them. Before building an outdoor project for your child, make sure you inspect the equipment and understand its use. An unskilled dad building a project in the back yard might install equipment wrong, creating a hazard. Slides, for example, that are not properly installed and maintained can cause broken ankles and feet by catching a childs foot. Or, it may be as simple as leaving exposed nails or screws, which can cause nasty cuts. The final safety concern is sanitation. An uncovered sandbox becomes the litter box for the neighborhood stray cat and dog. It also serves as a haven for snakes and rodents. Your small child is exposed to real health issues by playing in them. Plus, an exposed treehouse, dollhouse and make-believe fort in Floridas hot, musty climate is a perfect petri dish for mold. Children with asthma could be exposed to harmful toxins. Would you allow your child to play in a home covered in black mold? With a little safety engineering, parental guidance and occasional cleaning, your children can play and enjoy your backyard projects. The worst attitude to have when it comes to childrens safety outside is, It didnt kill me when I was little.Ž Maybe you were lucky, but many others were not so lucky, and they have the scars as adults to prove it. 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

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DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 E3 By Kim CookThe Associated PressWhats hot in home appliances these days? Thats a steamy story, say industry watchers. Across several categories „ cookery, cleaning and personal care „ steam features are the big news. I first started seeing them in laundry products,Ž says Nigel Maynard, an editor based in Hyattsville, Maryland, who covers the kitchen, bath and architecture industries. Then I started seeing them on dishwashers. Now theyre everywhere.Ž Steaming has been used by professional operations like restaurants, cleaners and spas for years, and the technology is now available for consumer home products. Maynard posits that the appeal of steam is part of a larger trend toward outfitting the home with professional equipment. Interest in cooking shows is at an all-time high, and people want to channel their inner celebrity chef. Buying these steam appliances „ along with (other high performance gear) „ is another way to feel like a pro in your house,Ž he says. Some experts believe that steam cooking is healthier because the nutrients and flavor of proteins, vegetables and grains are sealed in. Not only can you prepare healthier meals,Ž says Wolfs marketing manager Jeannine Washkuhn, but a true convection steam oven will monitor and adjust steam and airflow to prepare amazing roasts, reheat leftovers perfectly, and everything in between.Ž Wolfs oven combines convection and steam. A series of recipes preprogrammed into the oven means you can just load in the prepared food and push the button; the oven assesses which modes will yield the best results at the time you want everything ready. Wolf also has a steamer module with sous-vide capabilities that will proof bread dough and slow cook, and a multi-function countertop cooker. Theres a vacuum sealer in the appliance suite as well. Closets and laundry rooms are also getting steamed up. Lowes spokesperson Megan Lewis says customers find the concept of cleaning with steam instead of chemicals appealing. CHI has a convenient valet steamer that would save time; hang your item, fill the tray with water, zip up the garment bag and turn it on. You can finish getting ready while the steamer does an outfit refresh. There are smaller portable steamers, too, like Joy Manganos fabric steamer, which can be toted in a suitcase and comes in several colors. Conairs Turbo ExtremeSteam gets Good Housekeepings top rating. Black & Deckers Advanced Steamer has an extra-long cord, which is handy for drapery, and has attachments for upholstery and delicate fabrics. In the laundry room, Samsung has a steam washer and dryer that Maynard says are performing well. Maytag and Electrolux also have versions. Steam washers heat water to a considerably higher temperature „ over 200 degrees Fahrenheit „ than regular hot water settings of about 170 degrees. Right at home: Steam features are hot in home appliancesBy Jura KonciusThe Washington PostWhen the jet-black toilet was introduced by Kohler in the 1920s, it was considered so avant-garde that it was featured in a 1929 Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit about the design of the modern bath and dressing room.Ž This spring, when designer Scott Sanders installed a black toilet (Kohlers Memoirs Stately) and black sink (Kohlers Caxton undermount) in his powder room at the 2018 Kips Bay Decorator Show House, it was still considered avant-garde. A white toilet and a white sink are the most expected thing you can do in a bathroom,Ž says Sanders, who is based in New York. A powder room should be chic and interesting. Its great to treat your guests to something really unexpected.Ž Sanders admits its not a look for everyone. Its not the first time Ive used one. Sometimes if you suggest it, though, you do get some pushback. A black toilet? They look at you like you have two heads.Ž But Sanders explains that basic black blends in more than white does, allowing for a greater number of wallpaper choices. Betsy Froelich, a Kohler marketing manager, says black has been in its line almost continuously for 90 years. But in some decades, such as now, sales of black go up. To put it in perspective, the overwhelming choice in toilets is still white or biscuit. But black is No. 3, and it seems to be getting more attention these days. Luxury brand Toto sells 15 toilet models that come in black, and spokeswoman Lenora Campos says the company has been getting more requests for them recently. The styles and shades of black toilets do evolve over time. In the 1920s, black toilets were inspired by art deco; in the 1980s, they had a resurgence because of the popularity of Italian modern design and black lacquer. Today, fashion-forward designers are showing them in dramatic ways and in different finishes and textures. Kohler has more than 30 toilet options in black (as well as 40 black sinks) in a wide range of styles and prices. And the brand is seeing a lot of interest in a new matte finish it is offering in Numi, its luxury intelligent toilet.Ž Part of the reason for the surge, Froelich says, is the recent popularity of black stainless kitchen appliances and matte black finishes on cars. Also, she says, You see a lot of moody man-cave bathrooms, and that look is brought to life through the use of black fixtures. Black gives the toilet a look of sophistication that the standard white toilet doesnt offer.Ž Sanders says he chose black to add drama to his tiny space at Kips Bay. To dress it up more, he used brushed brass hardware that had a gold hint. He says the black looks great with dim lights, a burning candle and fresh flowers. The black tends to blend in more, while a white toilet is all you see when you walk in.Ž Other designers are not convinced. Im not too fond of them,Ž says Camille Saum, a Washington, D.C.-area designer. I dont like the water spots that show up on the shiny black finishes.Ž New York designer Nick Olsen, who grew up in a house in Florida with a black toilet, pedestal sink and tub that his mom was never fond of, says he finds that look quirky and a bit too out thereŽ for residential bathrooms. It would require a very adventurous and open client,Ž Olsen says. In a restaurant bathroom, a black toilet could be glamorous and sexy. But at home, it could feel like a 1980s nightclub.ŽThe black toilet: An unconventional accessoryKohler offers more than 30 toilet options in black, including this Cimarron toilet. [KOHLER]

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DEAR ABBY: Five years ago, someone I thought was my best friend betrayed me. I had developed a relationship with a married mutual friend. My best friend felt it was her "right and duty" to out us to our spouses. The affair ended and both of our marriages survived, but our friendship did not. She has now tried to contact me wanting to be friends again. While I do miss her friendship, she did not have the right to do what she did, and she has never acknowledged that what she did was wrong. Should I step up and be the bigger person and accept her friend request or ignore it? -AT A LOSS IN THE MIDWEST DEAR AT A LOSS: Being self-protective won't make you a smaller person, only a safer one. If you would like to welcome back into your life a person who betrayed your condence -by all means open the door. I sure wouldn't, but then again, I'm not you.DEAR ABBY: I have a boyfriend (18) who is a dreamer. He doesn't really consider reality. At 16, I am a realist. I love him to death and we are very happy, but I often come off rude when I give him reality checks when he's trying to be romantic and sweet. I love that he's romantic, but I'm afraid of his romantic ideas because I know they are too good to be true. Then again, I'm afraid of him not being romantic and losing himself. How do I learn to accept his love as love and not as a threat? How do I not come off rude when I feel he's not being realistic? Please help me, because I don't want to lose him. -ROMANCE DILEMMA DEAR DILEMMA: Because you're a realist, allow me to point something out. There's a saying, "A sh and a zebra may fall in love, but they can't live together." You may not want to lose your boyfriend, but the odds of this romance becoming something permanent aren't great because you think so differently. For the time being, when he's waxing poetic about his dreams for the future, keep your lips rmly sealed instead of shooting him down.DEAR ABBY: I work in an expensive store that closes at 9 p.m. Clients often walk in here two minutes before we shut the door and spend 20 to 30 minutes inside before leaving. We employees still have to clean after they leave and, after eight hours of working, we just want to get home to our families. Shouldn't shoppers be considerate and refrain from coming in if they know they will be here past closing, or does it not matter? -JUST WANTS TO GO HOME IN DELAWARE DEAR JUST: It would be nice if shoppers were more considerate, but part of being in high-end sales is customer service, even though not all of the patrons are as thoughtful as you would like them to be. I'm sure your employer feels these individuals should be catered to, and part of your job is to make them feel welcome regardless of the time. It may not seem fair, but business is business. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. 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 Woman seeks reconciliation after betrayal ends friendship TODAY IN HISTORY HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018:This year you express your desires in a way makes them become realized more easily. Just the same, you might feel as if you dont have very much support from a partner or associate. You are learning to become more independent. Follow a long-term dream. If you are single, you could meet someone at any time. This person could give you a case of the butteries. If you are attached, the two of you might want to try a different lifestyle, which you will. Your signicant other will go along with your wishes. SCORPIO could trigger you without even trying.ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) Your imagination seems to be dominating the moment. You are likely to wake up in the midst of a wonderful dream. When challenged, you could become downright feisty. Let the moment go, and connect deeply with loved ones. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) Your dreams have given you some insight into what you desire. Write down what you remember so that you dont forget. A friend or group of friends extends a fun and wonderful invitation that you should not say no to. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) You could be expecting too much from yourself or from someone else who might be pitching in on a project. Relax, and do not allow others to distract you. A serious conversation cannot be postponed, but once it is over, youll feel carefree. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) A key person might try to shut down your plans, but do not allow him or her to stop you. You will ourish with a change of environment. As you unwind, your attitude about certain situation loosens up. Remember that you know yourself best! LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) Whatever is going on around your home keeps you occupied. A partner might nudge you and try to get you to join him or her. Be willing to say no, as you need some time to yourself. You also might need to sneak in a nap or two. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) Defer all you want to someone else. This person might not know what to do when the decisions are up to him or her. A loved one seems withdrawn. Offer words of encouragement, but know that he or she needs to make the effort to reach out. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) You suddenly might become more aware of your expenses and what you are doing to your budget. You could feel as if you need to tighten the purse strings a bit. A roommate or family member could be quite distraught by this change. Do what you must. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) The planets make you the star of the day. You might not be aware of how many people admire you. Just look around. Try not to obsess over a difcult conversation with a neighbor or sibling. Allow yourself to go off and be more childlike. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22DEC. 21) Dont be so uptight about the tension and stress that are surrounding your home. If you asked, you might nd out that no one knows or understands what is off. Relax more, and remain sensitive to others. A skeleton in someones closet could pop out. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22JAN. 19) You might not be aware that you are projecting negativity, which could make others uncomfortable. Ask yourself what is bothering you. You will know what to do when you unearth the source. Meanwhile, make an effort to be more positive. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) Keep reaching out to someone you care a lot about. You want this person to know how much you care about him or her, especially as you rarely talk or share news. An older person in your life might demand your time. Make it your pleasure. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) If youre feeling conicted, detach and get a glimpse of the big picture. You could be surprised by what you see. You know where you want to be, so what is stopping you from following your heart? You might have difculty breaking out of the mold. PERK UP WITH HOME DELIVERY SUBSCRIBE TODAY! CALL 352-787-0600 OR VISIT DAILYCOMMERCIAL.COM DailyCommercial.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018 E5TODAY IS SATURDAY, JULY 21, the 202nd day of 2018. There are 163 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY: On July 21, 1925, the socalled "Monkey Trial" ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of violating state law for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution. (The conviction was later overturned on a technicality.) ON THIS DATE: In 1949, the U.S. Senate rati- ed the North Atlantic Treaty. In 1955, during a summit in Geneva, President Dwight D. Eisenhower presented his "open skies" proposal under which the U.S. and the Soviet Union would trade information on each other's military facilities and allow aerial reconnaissance. (The Soviets rejected the proposal.) In 1961, Capt. Virgil "Gus" Grissom became the second American to rocket into a sub-orbital pattern around the Earth, ying aboard the Liberty Bell 7. In 1980, draft registration began in the United States for 19and 20-year-old men. In 1997, the USS Constitution, which defended the U.S. during the War of 1812, set sail under its own power for rst time in 116 years, leaving its temporary anchorage at Marblehead, Massachusetts, for a one-hour voyage marking its 200th anniversary.

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