SPORTS | B1SEPARATE WAYSWildwood parts with football coach Joey McGuire a er rst loss SPORTS | B1WEEK 1: A LOOK AT WHO STARRED, STALLED IN PREP FOOTBALL LOCAL | A3MOUNT DORA TO CONSIDER ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT TONIGHT @dailycommercial Facebook.com/daily.commercial YOUR LOCAL SOURCE FOR LAKE & SUMTER COUNTIES Tuesday, August 28, 2018 75 Â¢ Local & State ................A3 Health .........................A8 Opinion .......................A9 Weather ......................A10 Sports...........................B1 Comics ........................B6 Volume 142, Issue 240 2018 GateHouse Media Home delivery: 352-787-0600 If nalized, pact would replace NAFTABy Paul Wiseman, Luis Alonso Lugo and Rob GilliesThe Associated PressWASHINGTON Â„ Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal Monday with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement Â„ a move that raised legal questions and threatened to disrupt the operations of companies that do business across the threecountry trade bloc.President Donald Trump suggested that he might leave Canada, AmericaÂs No. 2 trading partner, out of a new agreement. He said he wanted to call the revamped trade pact Âthe United States-Mexico Trade AgreementÂŽ because, in his view, NAFTA had earned a reputation as being harmful to American workers.But first, he said, he would give Canada a chance to get back in Â„ Âif theyÂd like to negotiate fairly.ÂŽ To inten-sify the pressure on Ottawa to agree to his terms, the presi-dent threatened to impose new taxes on Canadian auto imports.CanadaÂs NAFTA negotia-tor, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, is cutting short a trip to Europe to fly to Wash-ington on Tuesday to try to restart talks.ÂWe will only sign a new NAFTA that is good for Canada and good for the middle class,ÂŽ said Adam Austen, a spokesman for Freeland, adding that ÂCan-adaÂs signature is required.ÂŽÂThere is still a great deal of uncertainty Â„ trepidation, nervousness Â„ a feeling that we are on the outside look-ing in,ÂŽ said Peter MacKay, a US, Mexico, strike tentative trade dealBy Billy House and Laura LitvanBloombergThe selection of John McCainÂs replacement in the Senate sets up a potentially defining struggle between competing factions within the Republican party Â„ the old guard represented by the late Arizona senator and the iconoclastic wing led by President Donald Trump.The stateÂs Republican governor, Doug Ducey, said he wonÂt make an announce-ment about the seat until McCain is laid to rest next Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Under Arizona law, McCainÂs successor must be a member of his party.Although McCainÂs successor will be in office through 2020, the choice could send ripple effects through this NovemberÂs election: Ducey will be on the ballot and could find himself judged sharply within his own party on his pick. Meanwhile, the stateÂs other Senate seat will be settled in what independent analysts say will be a close contest, and the choice could color the outcome.Choice for successor lays bare struggleIn this June 3, 2016, photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., greets the audience as he arrives to deliver a speech in Singapore. [ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO] See DEAL, A6 See CHOICE, A6 By Frank Stanfield firstname.lastname@example.orgLEESBURG Â… It was civil, but the talk Monday was that the city doesnÂt want to fight the Civil War all over again. By a 3-2 vote, city commis-sioners passed a resolution against putting the statue of Confederate Gen. Kirby Smith in the Lake County Historical Museum when it is removed from Statutory Hall in the nationÂs Capitol. Commissioners Bob Bone and John Christian asked for the resolution to be placed on the agenda. Tavares has passed a similar resolution. Bone said the resolution ÂwasnÂt strong enoughÂŽ but he supported it. Christian said, Âpeople should do their homework.ÂŽ Part of the homework, he said, is a historical account of Smith providing his familyÂs servant an education to become a doctor after the war. That servant, as it turns out, may have been his half-brother, Christian said, after reviewing the records. ÂYou donÂt get any kudos for educating your brother. ThatÂs something you should do anyway.ÂŽ SmithÂs own hometown of St. Augustine doesnÂt want the statue once it is removed from Statutory Hall.Leesburg Commission votes to oppose statueSee STATUE, A6Several key races will be decided in todayÂs primary electionBy Tom McNifftommcniff@dailycommercial.comLEESBURG Â… It's a histori-cal fact that voter turnout is generally very low in primary elections, and yet there is often so much at stake in these contests.That's certainly true of Tuesday's primary election in Lake County, where voters get to pick two of the five members of the Lake County School Board and a Lake County commissioner, and during which they will decide whether to hike the local property tax rate to pay for security upgrades in public schools.Here are five interesting races to watch Â… and five good reasons to vote Â… on Tuesday. 1. School BoardIncumbent Bill Mathias, the reigning School Board Member of the Year in the state of Florida, takes on political newcomer Michael Sykes, and incumbent Stephanie Luke takes on former Umatilla councilman Peter Tarby.At stake are two seats on a board that controls a $500 million budget and helps determine the quality of an education system that service more than 40,000 students. And because these are nonpartisan races, any registered voter can cast a ballot in these contests. 2. GovernorNo, the governor's race will not be decided on Tues-day, but voters will get to decide which Democrat and which Republican square off in the November general election.The frontrunners in the Republican primary are Ron Desantis, who has drawn President Trump's endorse-ment, and Adam Putnam, the former state commis-sioner of agriculture.The Democrat primary pits Gwen Graham, daughter of former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, against former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Palm Beach bil-lionaire Jeff Green. 3. Lake County CommissionRepublican incumbent Sean Parks takes on Republican newcomer Tad Schnaufer in a winner-take-all contest, and here's the kicker: Any voter Â… Republican, Democrat, independent or other Â… can cast a ballot in this one.By Florida law, if all the candidates for an office are running under the same party affiliation, then the primary becomes open to all voters. Typically, that doesn't happen, however. Often, someone will qualify to run as an independent, even though they have no intention of winning the office, just to make sure members of the other party can't vote. That's not the 5 reasons to vote today Duane Bounds helps set up privacy booths for voters at the First Baptist Church of Altoona. [DAILY COMMERCIAL FILE]See VOTE, A6
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All material contained in this edit ion is property of the Daily Commercial and is protected under the copyright laws of the United States of America. Reproduction is forbidden without written consent from the publisher. LOTTERY Sunday, Aug. 26 Fantasy 5: 2-21-26-33-36 Monday, Aug. 27 Pick 5 Afternoon: 6-1-2-6-3 Pick 4 Afternoon: 1-9-5-8 Pick 3 Afternoon: 7-2-5 Pick 2 Afternoon: 9-8By Laurie KellmanThe Associated PressWASHINGTON Â„ Bowing to pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday ordered American flags at U.S. build-ings lowered to half-staff for Sen. John McCain until his burial on Sunday. TrumpÂs proclamation came just hours after the White House flag had been returned to full-staff, drawing complaints from right and left.Trump, who had traded bitter criticism with McCain since before the election, declared his order Âa mark of respect.ÂŽ At the same time, he said it would be Vice President Mike Pence and other officials who would represent the administration at McCainÂs funeral services.ÂDespite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCainÂs service to our country and, in his honor, have signed a proclamation to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff until the day of his interment,ÂŽ Trump said in a statement.The statement came two days after McCain died at 81 from brain cancer Â„ and after objections at TrumpÂs silence from lawmakers and others, including the Ameri-can Legion, which demanded that he do more to honor the Vietnam War hero and six-term senator. Trump initially tweeted condolences to McCainÂs family, but made no mention then of the Arizona Republican with whom he feuded for years.Even as flags remained at half-staff Monday at the Capitol, the Washington Memorial and elsewhere, the White House flag was raised. That seemed to be the break-ing point for a key Trump constituency, veterans.ÂOn the behalf of The American LegionÂs two million wartime veterans, I strongly urge you to make an appropriate presidential proclamation noting Senator McCainÂs death and legacy of service to our nation, and that our nationÂs flag be half-staffed through his internment,ÂŽ said a statement to Trump from Denise Rohan, the organizationÂs national commander.By dayÂs end, Trump had done just that, with no imme-diate explanation from the White House. But evidence of TrumpÂs feud with McCain remained. People close to McCain and the White House said the family had requested that Trump stay away from the weekÂs services and ceremonies, which will cul-minate with McCainÂs burial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.Trump said Vice President Pence would address a cer-emony at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. Others in the admin-istration Â„ Chief of Staff john Kelly, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Adviser John Bolton Â„ will also represent the administration. With the proclamation and statement, Trump was con-forming to standard protocol when a prominent member of government dies.McCain was a frequent critic of Trump on everything from his leadership style to his Russia policy. Trump questioned the decorated Navy pilotÂs Vietnam heroism and chafed at McCainÂs vote to kill the presidentÂs ÂObamacareÂŽ repeal.McCain died on Saturday at 81 after a 13-month struggle with brain cancer. Trump tweeted condolences to McCainÂs family but made no reference to the Arizona senator.U.S. Flag Code states that flags be lowered Âon the day of death and the following day for a Member of Congress.ÂŽAfter Democratic Ted Ken-nedy of Massachusetts died in 2009, President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House flown at half-staff for five days.Trump re-lowers ag for McCainThe American Â” ag Â“ les at half-staff at the White House, on Monday afternoon, in Washington. Two days after Sen. John McCainÂs death, President Donald Trump says he respects the senatorÂs Âservice to our countryÂŽ and has signed a proclamation to Â” y the U.S. Â” ag at halfstaff until his burial. The Â” ag atop the White House Â” ew at half-staff over the weekend but was raised Monday and then lowered again amid criticism. [ALEX BRANDON/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]POCOLA, OKLA.Man with machete sought in fatal stabbing of womanLaw enforcement officers are hunting for a 31-year-old suspect in the fatal stabbing of a woman in eastern Oklahoma, and are warning that the man could still be armed with a machete.The search is focused on a field near the park where the victimÂs body was discovered Monday morning in Pocola, near the border with Arkansas. Authorities havenÂt identified the victim.Pocola Police investigator Michael Roeder is warning nearby residents to keep their doors locked. Oklahoma High-way Patrol Capt. Troy German says schools have been locked down. Investigators say the man was seen fleeing a home where the stabbing may have occurred with blood on his face and carrying a machete. HENDERSON, NEV.Small plane lands on freeway near Las Vegas, no one hurtAuthorities say a small plane has made an emergency landing on a freeway near Las Vegas at the end of the morning rush hour.No one was injured, but the single-engine planeÂs landing snarled traffic.Airport, highway patrol and Federal Aviation Administration officials say the pilot of Cessna 150 reported engine trouble about 9:15 a.m. Monday and landed on Interstate 15 about 4 miles from Henderson Executive Airport.Nevada Highway Patrol Offi-cer Travis Smaka says the plane parked off the southbound lanes.BEIRUTIran says it signed deal to rebuild SyriaÂs militaryIran has signed a deal to rebuild SyriaÂs armed forces, which have been depleted by more than seven years civil war, Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday.Hatami, on a twoday visit to Syria, told the Beirut-based alMayadeen TV station that the agreement also stipulates helping rebuild SyriaÂs military industry.The announcement comes as the U.S. under President Donald Trump shifts is toughening its stance on IranÂs support for Syrian President Bashar AssadÂs gov-ernment, which has weathered a calamitous civil war. The White House has demanded that Iran extract itself from Syria as an essential precondition to lifting sanctions that went into effect earlier this month.IN BRIEF LAS VEGASHotel security hasnÂt earned US backingStadiums, corporate build-ings and other facilities that draw crowds have strength-ened their security since 9/11, and in return, they have earned U.S. protections in the event their efforts fail to prevent a terrorist attack and they are sued. But hotels have not received the same safeguards.Las VegasÂ world-famous casino-resorts have long been known to be of interest to terrorists, but the constant flow of people may pose a challenge to earning liability protections under a little-known federal law, an expert said. For the first time, the law is at the center of a legal battle after MGM Resorts International invoked it to sue hundreds of victims of the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. his-tory to avoid paying out for lawsuits.IN BRIEF
DailyCommercial.com | Tuesday, August 28, 2018 A3 LOCAL & STATETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 email@example.comNEWS BRIEFS LEESBURG Report: Woman arrested at Leesburg motel on prostitution chargesThey didnÂt say it, but police Friday could have said, ÂGo to jail: Go directly to Jail. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200,ÂŽ while arresting a woman on pros-titution charges after seeing her advertisement on skipthegames.com. Police said Courtney Lynn Rain Folds, 24, of Weirsdale was arrested at an unnamed motel by a detective pretending to be interested in her Âpro-vocative photographÂŽ and offer for sex acts. ÂHer ad was explicit and was a clear solicitation,ÂŽ according to the Leesburg police arrest affidavit.ÂŽ She agreed to come to the motel for $200 per hour. She was charged with prostitution/solicitation. She was also charged with possession of less than 20 gram of marijuana and possession of drug para-phernalia when police searched the car driven by a friend of hers. EUSTIS Wrong turn lands fugitive back in jailA passenger in a car stopped for turning the wrong way on a one-way street was arrested Sat-urday on several charges, including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Brandon Lamar Pinder, 24, of Ocala, was sitting in the front passenger seat of a car that turned the wrong way onto Bay Street, police said. When the officer stopped the car, he could smell marijuana. Because the car was occupied by four people who were acting nervously, he called for backup, according to the arrest affidavit. Police found a handgun with a 50-round drum hidden beneath a T-shirt near the front seat. Pinder was charged with possession of a fire-arm and ammunition by a convicted felon, grand theft of a firearm, carry-ing a concealed firearm, giving a false name to law enforcement and posses-sion of less than 20 grams of marijuana. The gun was reported stolen out of Marion County, and Pinder had warrants for his arrest there. Another passenger was also arrested. Kourtland I. Dukes, 22, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, grand theft of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon. Police said he had a record of convictions, including discharging a firearm from a vehicle, grand theft auto and grand theft of a firearm. BUSHNELLOverturned truck closes Interstate 75 in south SumterThe northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Sumter County are closed temporarily near mile post 307 because a dump truck has overturned, spilling its load of compost, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. According to investigators, the driver was Folds See BRIEFS, A4Dr. Stanley Sidor, president of Lake-Sumter State College, speaks during the collegeÂs spring commencement on May 4 at the Everett A. Kelly Convocation Center in Leesburg. [WHITNEY LEHNECKER/DAILY COMMERCIAL] The request totals $292M for the 2019-20 academic year, with $222M in new funding.By Lloyd DunkelbergerThe News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Â„ Without a tuition increase in more than five years and little growth in state funding, FloridaÂs state and community colleges are seeking more than $220 mil-lion in new money for next academic year.The college system, which includes 28 schools across the state, outlined the fund-ing request this month to the Florida Board of Education. The board is scheduled to vote next month on the budget request, which will be considered during the 2019 legislative session, which starts in March.The largest funding request includes $125 million for ÂworkforceÂŽ initiatives aimed at helping students earn degrees in areas related to health care, manufacturing, logistics, aviation, finance and other high-demand professions.Another $87 million will go toward Âstudent successÂŽ programs, including increas-ing the number of academic Colleges to seek funding boost See COLLEGES, A4Visitors take part in a wine tasting event at MaggieÂs Attic in Mount Dora. [DAILY COMMERCIAL FILE] By Roxanne Brownroxanne.firstname.lastname@example.orgMOUNT DORA Â… Council members are expected on Tuesday to consider an ordinance to establish an entertainment district in downtown Mount Dora. If approved, the ordinance, would allow consumption of alcoholic beverages outdoors during certain days and times. TuesdayÂs vote would be the first step. The ordinance would have to come back for a final vote.Council members considered the matter in June but decided to postpone the dis-cussion until they could get a pulse on the matter from downtown merchants.ÂThey wanted some input from merchants. They wanted to hear about their thoughts regarding the Entertainment District,ÂŽ City spokeswoman Lisa McDonald said on Monday.McDonald said a meeting of merchants was held in July.ÂThe merchants are pretty much in support of it. IÂd say it was kind of a 60-40 mix,ÂŽ McDonald said.Additionally, the cityÂs Leisure Service Department conducted an online survey of 112 merchants, and 52 responded.According to a city staff memo, 60.8 percent were extremely interested in an entertainment district, 11.8 percent were very interested, 9.8 percent were somewhat interest, 5.9 percent were not so interested and 11.8 percent were not at all interested.Thememo alsodetailed costsfor additional staff to keep the area free of debris, as well as a police officer at a cost of $62,000 annually (salary and benefits) and $50,000 for equipment the first year, plus $20,385 annually for a part-time parks staff member.Other expenses could include additional trash cans and more frequent street sweeping.Mount Dora to mull entertainment district See DISTRICT, A4By Jim Turner The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Â„ Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis drew the largest amount of public matching funds last week, as the overall total going to statewide candidates before Tues-dayÂs primary elections neared $5 million.DeSantis and three other gubernatorial can-didates Â„ Republican Adam Putnam and Dem-ocrats Andrew Gillum and Gwen GrahamÂ„ have combined to receive nearly $3.73 million in public funding since late July.Statewide candidates need to voluntary apply for matching funds, with several declining to do so. Under the program, the state matches con-tributions of $250 or less from individual donors.Overall, the state has handed out $4.84 million so far for the 2018 elections. For the 2014 primary and general elections, Florida sent out $4.3 million to candi-dates using the program. In 2010, 10 candidates received $6.1 million from the program.The program has long faced criticism, including from a couple of candidates in this yearÂs elections who call the distributions a waste of taxpayer dollars.On Friday, the Florida Division of Elections sent $144,209 to six of the eight candidates who have qualified for matching funds, though the amounts last week were relatively small compared to earlier checks.DeSantis, a Northeast Florida congressman, received $55,110, which raised his matching-fund total to $975,836.Putnam, the stateÂs two-term agriculture commissioner who is going up against DeSan-tis in the Republican primary, didnÂt receive any money last week. Putnam has drawn about $1.04 million from the program.Graham, a former congresswoman who received a $33,922 check from the state on Friday, has received more than $1.2 million through the program.Gillum, the Tallahassee mayor, got a check for $29,377 on Friday and Public nancing before primaries hits $4.84MSee PRIMARIES, A4A statue of Mary McLeod Bethune is replacing the one of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith (pictured) as one of FloridaÂs two representatives in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C. [COURTESY OF THE ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL] By Frank Stanfield email@example.comHistory is a mystery to most people, its importance and meaning as unlikely a topic of discussion as quantum phys-ics at a Daytona Bike Week bikini coleslaw wrestling contest Â… and not nearly as interesting.But the recent emergence of two historical figures in the news Â… Confederate Gen. Kirby Smith and educator Mary McLeod Bethune Â… have sparked a hot debate among Lake County residents.Officials are replacing SmithÂs statue in Statutory Hall with BethuneÂs likeness. The Lake County Historical Museum, which sees SmithÂs statue as a historic artifact and a work of art, wants to display it.Last month, a crowd of about two dozen showed up at the County Commission meeting to protest, including one woman who equated it with Âputting on a white sheet and a hood and displaying it and calling it history. I could imagine getting a tree and noose, a rope, hanging it on a tree and putting on that tree a black man or a woman or a child and calling it history.ÂŽThe argument seems extreme to some, but not for African Americans who remember Klansmen waving Confederate flags and the fear and oppression that came with it.The real tragedy is that his-tory, which can be upsetting, is the very thing that could lead to dialogue and real understanding.Historians, for example, disagree about the cause of NEWS ANALYSISA case for preserving historySee HISTORY, A4
A4 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com IN MEMORY Raymond E. Heydenburg Raymond E. Heydenburg, 80, Leesburg, Florida went to be with the Lord on August 25, 2018 at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg, Florida surrounded by his loving family. He and his wife moved to Central Florida in 1997 from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was a member of Grace Bible Baptist Church of Leesburg. He was a proud veteran who served in the U.S. Army as a Paratrooper and also as a Military Policeman. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years: Maria (Gonzalez) Heydenburg of Leesburg, FL; two sons: Raymond and Mark; three daughters: Maria, Debra and Tina; a brother: Jay; three sisters: Evelyn, Marian and Vicky; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved brother and sister, Eugene and Mary. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 1:00PM at Grace Bible Baptist Church, Leesburg, Florida with a visitation to be held prior to the service at the church from 11:00AM till the hour of service at Grace Bible Baptist Church, Leesburg. The burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Leesburg. In lieu of Â”owers the family has requested donations be made to Grace Bible Baptist Church in care of the Music Ministry in RaymondÂs loving memory Online condolences may be shared by visitingwww. pagetheusfuneralhome. com. Arrangements are entrusted to PageTheus Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Leesburg. Funeral Services Clarissa RobertsClarissa Roberts, 69, of Fruitland Park, died Sunday August 26, 2018. Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg, FL. TodayÂsServices heading north on I-75 when he lost control of the trailer he was haul-ing, veered onto the shoulder and struck a concrete barrier along the outside of the bridge over the Withlacoochee River. The truck came to rest dangling over the edge of the bridge.The driver was able to get out of the vehicle with only minor injuries after the 1 p.m. accident. Traffic was rerouted onto State Road 50. BRIEFSFrom Page A3 the Civil War.ÂPeople who say slav-ery didnÂt have anything to do with the war are just as wrong as people who say slavery had everything to do with the war,ÂŽ said historian Shelby Foote, who appeared throughout Ken BurnsÂ 1990 Civil War documentary. .He quoted a Confederate soldier in his three-volume ÂCivil WarÂŽ history who, like many others, did not own slaves. When a Union soldier asked why he was fighting, he said, Âbecause you are here.ÂŽSoutherners believed they were fighting the second Revolutionary War, for stateÂs rights and to be free from government interference. Northern soldiers fought to keep the Union together.Of course, it was about slavery as far as plantation owners were concerned. ÂA rich manÂs war, a poor manÂs fight,ÂŽ Foote said.Smith, of St. Augustine, was a hero in the Mexican War, a graduate and teacher at West Point, and a U.S. soldier who was willing to die defending a fort against Texas rebels before resigning his commission.He arrived with reinforcements at the first battle of Manassas where he was ordered to ÂTake them to the front. Go where the fire is hottest.ÂŽÂA bullet struck Smith in the left breast,ÂŽ wrote William C. Davis in ÂThe Battle of Bull Run.ÂŽÂHe fell in the most spectacular way, the reins falling from his grasp, he reeled in the saddle, threw out his arms and fell to the ground, seriously but not fatally wounded,ÂŽ a soldier said.He recovered and fought in other battles. After the war, he returned to university classrooms as a professor. It is unknown if he ever owned slaves or supported the practice.Why was he elevated to a place of honor by a vote of Florida legislators in the 1920s?It may have a lot to do with the fact that he was the last Confederate gen-eral to surrender.Gilliam Brockell wrote an article in the Washington Post in August entitled ÂHow the Statues of Robert E. Lee and Other Confederates Got into the U.S. Capitol.ÂŽ He said early 20th century Southerners got caught up in patriotism and nostalgia after read-ing a Ârevisionist historyÂŽ book entitled ÂLost Cause of the Confederacy. Foote had a different take. ÂÂƒSoutherners have a sense of defeat which none of the rest of the country has.ÂŽ Couple that with punishment from the conquering Northerners during Reconstruction and the poverty that came with the fall of the old economic system, and you have a recipe for resentment and boiling anger. Enter Mary McLeod Bethune. Born in 1875, the 15th child of sharecroppers and former slaves, she became an educator and founded Bethune-Cookman College. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, reaching out to blacks during his ÂNew DealÂŽ of the 1930s, appointed her as director of the National Youth AdministrationÂs Division of Negro Affairs. ÂMrs. Bethune, who also founded the National Council of Negro Women in 1935, was an indefatigable lobbyist for African-American causesÂƒ,ÂŽ wrote T.H. Watkins in ÂThe Great Depression.ÂŽ Smith was brave, and so was Bethune. Both made contributions to their state, though BethuneÂs legacy continues through the college and her tireless work to end discrimination. Civil War history is packed with invaluable lessons, including the fact that war is a horror. More than 600,000 people died, more than in any other U.S. war, and an entire generation grew up seeing men without arms and legs as a matter of course. Eliminating Civil War history also wipes out the sacrifice that Abraham Lincoln spoke so eloquently about in his Gettysburg address. ÂÂƒ we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain Â… that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom Â… and that gov-ernment of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.ÂŽ ÂPeople who do not know from where they came also do not know where they are going,ÂŽ Catherine Millard wrote in her book, ÂThe Rewriting of AmericaÂs History.ÂŽ Historian Stephen Ambrose asked a profes-sor at a 1996 Âpolitical correctnessÂŽ conference what she was teaching students about Thomas Jefferson. She said she had eliminated him from her lessons because he was a slaveholder. ÂMore than half the large audience applauded,ÂŽ he wrote in his book, ÂTo America.ÂŽ Jefferson was a flawed human being, Ambrose noted, very flawed. But he also penned the words, Âall men are cre-ated equal.ÂŽ Point out the irony, Ambrose argued, but donÂt eliminate the history. Pulitizer-Prize winning Gilbert King wrote about Lake County Sher-iff Malcolm McCallÂs role in the sham Groveland Four case in ÂDevil in the Grove,ÂŽ and making a mentally disabled man the fall guy for a crime he did not commit in ÂBeneath A Ruthless Sun,ÂŽ in the 1940s and Â50s. When done correctly, history doesnÂt camou-flage or put on a fake coat of polish. It is flawed, to be sure, since we view it through our 21st century lenses, forgetting that people lived in a different time and culture. It also does not excuse the kind of evil that comes with slavery and racial injustice. It can explain how we got here, however, and shed light on how we can do better. ÂThose who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it,ÂŽ Winston Churchill, said. HISTORYFrom Page A3has received $495,065 from the state.In the race for attorney general, Democrat Sean Shaw, a state House member from Tampa, picked up a check for $8,818 from the state Friday. Shaw has drawn $205,276 in matching funds.A Leon County circuit judge Friday issued a ruling to decertify Democrat Ryan Torrens from the race for attorney general because of a qualifying-related issue. Torrens, who is appealing the ruling, did not draw any state matching funds Friday but has received $88,693 from the program.On the Republican side of the race for attorney general, former Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Ashley Moody picked up $9,287 on Friday and has received $344,600 from the program.State Sen. Denise Grimsley, a Sebring Republican who is the only candidate for agriculture commissioner involved in the program, picked up $6,565 on Friday and has received $264,885 from the state.Republican Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, who doesnÂt have a primary opponent and will face Democrat Jeremy Ring in the November general election, received $1,130 in matching funds Friday. Patronis has received $297,095 from the state. PRIMARIESFrom Page A3counselors and tutors on campuses. Some larger colleges now have a ratio of 800 students for each counselor, far above the recommended standard of 450-to-1, according to the proposal.Funding would also be used to improve technol-ogy to help guide students in their academic choices, keep them on track and help them graduate on time, according to the proposal.The colleges are asking for a $10 million increase in funding for programs that help students earn industry certificates targeted toward local workforce needs. It would bring funding to a total of $20 million for the certifi-cate program.And the colleges are asking to continue $60 million in performance funding that is distributed to the schools each year based on benchmarks such as graduation and retention rates and salaries earned by graduates.The request totals $292 million for the 2019-20 academic year, with $222 million in new funding.College leaders say the increase is necessary, given the lack of state funding increases or higher tuition in recent years.This year, the colleges are operating with a $2.02 billion budget, including $1.23 billion in state funding and $792 million in tuition, according to the state Department of Education.But that is a decrease compared to the funding peak in 2016-2017, when state funding was $1.24 billion, and tuition generated $812 million.Another way to look at it is per-student funding, which is $6,296 this year, down from $6,391 in 2016-2017, or a drop of $95 per student, according to the DOE data.Ava Parker, president of Palm Beach State College and the head of the systemÂs Council of Presidents, said the budget request is similar to what the colleges asked for in the 2018 legislative session.ÂOur needs continue to be the same, but they have been exacerbated because they have gone unattended for a while,ÂŽ Parker said in an interview with The News Service of Florida.ÂWe are doing the best that we can to ensure a quality academic experience Âƒ but itÂs very difficult for us to meet the needs of our students and their families and the needs of our communities when we donÂt have the funding necessary to keep pace,ÂŽ she said.Parker said the funding crunch has forced colleges to put programs Âon the backburnerÂŽ or to leave waiting lists for programs unaddressed.At her school, Parker said additional funds would allow her to start a long-anticipated program for physical-therapy stu-dents. ÂWe have had to continuously say no to that because we havenÂt had the resources to sup-port it,ÂŽ she said.Another need is addressing a waiting list for students seeking to enroll in nursing programs, which are also a high-demand workforce need, she said.One factor in the col-lege-system budget is the counter-cyclical nature of the enrollment. When times are bad and jobs are scarce, more students enroll in the colleges, seek-ing to improve their job skills in a tight employ-ment market.When the job market improves, fewer students enroll or those who enroll may be part time rather than full time.FloridaÂs colleges hit an enrollment peak of about 880,000 fulland part-time students in 2009 and 2010, when the impact of the last major recession was being felt. The current estimate is about 720,000 students in the system. COLLEGESFrom Page A3 The entertainment district would loosely be bounded by Fifth Avenue on the north, Third Avenue on the south, McDonald Street on the west and Baker Street on the east. It would cross over Baker in oneMcDonald said Monday that the maps could be changed.Jerome Brouhard, the manager of MaggieÂs Attic, a wine shop in downtown Mount Dora, believes merchants mostly support an entertainment district. He said it would help their monthly wine and beer walk and would bolster foot traffic for all of downtown.ÂItÂs not an idea that is foreign,ÂŽ Brouhard said. ÂMost of the cities around us do it already and with no problems there like the Vil-lages, Eustis and Tavares. I think itÂs important that Mount Dora gets on board with what a lot of cities already have and it kind of legitimizes what people are already doing, going from place to place.ÂŽÂWeÂre already doing that during festivals.ÂŽJoshua Jungferman, general manager of Pisces Rising restaurant, agrees.ÂVisitors would be able to freely flow from business to business while enjoying drinks or the many outdoor events Mount Dora has to offer throughout the year,ÂŽ he said.One prominent business owner in the proposed dis-trict doesnÂt care for the idea.Jim Gunderson, owner of Lakeside Inn, said he doesnÂt think itÂs neces-sary for Mount Dora to try to keep pace with Tavares and Eustis, which have created entertainment districts.ÂI certainly havenÂt seen any evidence that Mount Dora is losing restaurant and bar business to either Tavares or Eustis due to our lack of an entertainment district,ÂŽ he said. ÂIf I use the Inn as an example, our restaurant and bar busi-ness is up over last year, and the year before that and the year before that.ÂŽGunderson believes the idea should be put to a public voteÂIf it is truly a great idea, and if it is truly what the majority of the community would like to see happen in their historic downtown, then IÂm sure it would pass.ÂŽ DISTRICTFrom Page A3 Alleged shooter was prescribed antipsychotic medicationsBy Michael Biesecker and David McFaddenThe Associated PressBALTIMORE Â„ The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, accord-ing to court records in his home state of Mary-land reviewed by The Associated Press.Divorce filings from the parents of 24-year-old David Katz of Baltimore say that as an adolescent he was twice hospitalized in psychiatric facilities and that he was prescribed antipsychotic and antidepressant medications.The records show KatzÂs parents disagreed on how to care for their troubled son, with his father claiming his estranged wife was exaggerating symptoms of mental illness as part of their long and bitter custody battle. The couple divorced in 2007.Katz opened fire Sunday at a gaming bar inside a collection of restaurants and shops in Jacksonville. He killed two people and wounded nine others before fatally shooting himself during the ÂMadden NFL 19ÂŽ tournament, authori-ties said.Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams has declined to comment on the gunmanÂs motive.The suspectÂs father, Richard Katz of Baltimore, and his mother, Elizabeth Katz of Columbia, Maryland, did not respond to phone messages Sunday or Monday. Efforts by the AP to reach them at their homes were also unsuccessful. The Howard County, Maryland, divorce fil-ings say that David Katz played video games obsessively as a young adolescent, often refus-ing to go to school or to bathe. Suspect had history of mental illness
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A6 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comThe selection will spill over into 2020, with both parties competing to hold McCainÂs former seat for a full term and put Arizona Â„ which Trump won by three percentage points in 2016 Â„ into their column in the presi-dential race.While McCain battled the brain cancer that was diagnosed last year, Ducey and other Republi-cans have steered clear of any talk about replacing him. Among the choices the governor will now have to weigh is whether to name a caretaker or someone who will be a candidate to keep the seat two years from now.Among the names mentioned to hold the seat temporarily are McCainÂs widow, Cindy McCain, and former Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.ÂGovernor Ducey has an awesome responsibility there,ÂŽ Kyl said Sunday on Fox News when asked what he wants to see happen with the seat. Whoever Ducey names should Âcontinue representation for all the people of the United States on the most criti-cal international issues. John had the experience to do that and he had the instincts, in my view, to make the right kinds of decisions, and I hope whoever the governor appoints can work in that vein.ÂŽCindy McCain had previously given the gov-ernor some indication of interest in holding the seat in a caretaker role had he died before the end of May Â„ but it isnÂt clear if thatÂs still the case, said Jennifer Duffy, Senate editor of the inde-pendent Cook Political Report.ÂI donÂt know how she feels about it now,ÂŽ Duffy said. ÂI donÂt think we can take her off the list.ÂŽOther names being cir-culated among Arizona lawmakers are Eileen Klein Â„ the former presi-dent of the Arizona Board of Regents whom Ducey appointed as interim state treasurer earlier this year Â„ and Kirk Adams, DuceyÂs chief of staff and a former speaker of the Arizona House, accord-ing to a legislative aide in the state. CHOICEFrom Page A1President Donald Trump talks on the phone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in the Oval OfÂ“ ce of the White House on Monday in Washington. Trump is announcing a trade ÂunderstandingÂŽ with Mexico that could lead to an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement. [EVAN VUCCI/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] former Canadian minis-ter of justice, defense and foreign affairs who is now a partner at the law firm Baker McKenzie.Critics denounced the prospect of cutting Canada out a North American trade pact, in part because of the risks it could pose for companies involved in international trade. Many manufacturers have built complex but vital supply chains that cross all three NAFTA borders.Trump was quick to proclaim victory, though, pointing to MondayÂs surge in stock prices, which was fueled in part by the appar-ent breakthrough with Mexico.ÂWe just signed a trade agreement with Mexico, and itÂs a terrific agreement for everybody,ÂŽ the president said. ÂItÂs an agreement that a lot of people said couldnÂt be done.ÂŽTrump has frequently condemned the 24-yearold NAFTA trade pact as a job-killing ÂdisasterÂŽ for American workers. NAFTA reduced most trade barriers between the three coun-tries. But the president and other critics say it encour-aged U.S. manufacturers to move south of the border to exploit low-wage Mexican labor.The preliminary deal with Mexico might encourage more manufacturing in the United States. Yet it is far from final. Even after being formally signed, it would have be ratified by lawmakers in each country.The U.S. Congress wouldnÂt vote on it until next year Â„ after November midterm elections that could end Republican control of the House of Representatives.ÂThere are still a lot of questions left to be answered,ÂŽ MacKay said. He noted, for example, that Trump said nothing Monday about dropping U.S. tariffs on Mexican or Canadian steel Â„ tariffs that were imposed, in part, to pressure those countries to reach an agreement on NAFTA.But at least initially, it looks like at least a tentative public-relations victory for Trump, the week after his former campaign manager was convicted on financial crimes and his former per-sonal attorney implicated him in hush money payments to two women who say they had affairs with Trump.Before the administration began negotiating a new NAFTA a year ago, it notified Congress that it was beginning talks with Canada and Mexico. DEALFrom Page A1case here. 4. The School Safety TaxThe School District is asking voters to voluntarily raise the school property tax for school safety by .75 mills. A mill is $1 of taxes for every $1,000 in the taxable value of a home. With the $25,000 homestead exemption, someone with a home valued at $100,000 would pay about $56 a year for school security. While they havenÂt calculated how much it will take to protect the schools, School Board members and district administrators say it will be much more than the district can afford currently.In the wake of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County on ValentineÂs Day, the Florida Legislature mandated better security at schools around Florida but it provided just a fraction of the funding needed to carry out this mandate. Beginning this school year, there are resource officers Â„ mostly sheriffÂs deputies Â„ in every school in Lake County. In addition, the board wants to add security cameras, stronger doors, ballistic film to windows and other features as part of the Âschool hardeningÂŽ effort. They also want to add mental health counselors to help young people in crisis in hopes of heading off violent situations. 5. Clerk of CourtsNo, the clerk doesn't have the sexiest govern-ment job. He is basically the county's primary record keeper.But this race is interest-ing because we're looking for a successor to long-time Clerk Neil Kelly, who stepped down last month. The governor named his deputy clerk, Gary Cooney, to replace him, but Cooney drew a challenger in fellow Republican Jason Paynter.And like the County Commission contest, this primary is open to all voters. VOTEFrom Page A1Commissioners Jay Hurley and Elise Denni-son voted against sending the resolution to the Historical Society. Dennison did not comment. Hurley said it wasnÂt that anyone should be saying anything positive about Smith, but a nonbinding resolu-tion would just add to the divisiveness. ÂYou open up an issue with us with us set on different sides of the community,ÂŽ he said. ÂWhere does it stop?ÂŽ There is a committee set up to examine the issue, he said. A nonbinding resolution from Leesburg is not going to settle it. Christian said County Commissioner Leslie Campione asked him to gather five other Afri-can-Americans to discuss the issue with the Lake Historical Society, but the discussion was canceled by the committee, saying it had to ÂdigestÂŽ a resolution against the statue from the Tavares City Council. Michael Watkins told commissioners, Âthe pur-pose of the statues at the time they were erected was to send a message that some people were not equal to others.ÂŽ Another speaker, who like Watkins is AfricanAmerican, identified himself as a chaplain of the American Legion. The general, he said Âdeserted the U.S. Army and should not be honored.ÂŽ Smith was a hero of the Mexican War, but the St. Augustine native gave up his Army commission to join the rebel army. LeesburgÂs resolution noted: ÂOne of the criteria Âƒ was to place the statue in a site where Âƒ SmithÂs contribution had histori-cal significance in relation to the subjectÂƒ.,ÂŽ the measure says. The resolution goes on to say Lake County wasnÂt even a political entity until 1887 and Smith had no connection to Lees-burg or Lake County. ÂAmerica has a lot of good history, and some bad history,ÂŽ said Don Lukich, a candidate for the City Commission. ÂBut to oppose history is just repulsive,ÂŽ he told commissioners. Bone said his family have been Southerners since the 1700s, but history can be told in dif-ferent ways. He said he has read poems written by families who lost loved ones in the war. ÂThereÂs more his-tory in those poems than in any statue. There are really heartfelt words spoken there.ÂŽ The statue is now being replaced in the Capitol by one of educator and civil rights pioneer Mary McLeod Bethune. Each state has two statues in the hall. Museum curator Bob Grenier has said he under-stands the sensitivity about displaying Confed-erate statues prominently in public places. ÂPeople say they should be in in a museum. Well, this is a museum.ÂŽ He argues the nine-foot bronze statue is a work of art and of historical importance. The statue would not be displayed in the lobby of the his-toric courthouse but in an exhibit room that honors veterans. STATUEFrom Page A1 Commissioner Bob Bone, left, and Mayor Pro-Tem John Christian, pictured here at the ground-breaking ceremony for the new community center at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg, offered a resolution opposing moving a statue of a Confederate general to Tavares. [WHITNEY LEHNECKER/DAILY COMMERCIAL]
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Leader Kim Jong Un and many other North Koreans firmly believe their country needs to make more and better consumer goods and sell them to the outside world if it is ever going to have a strong Â„ or even sus-tainable Â„ economy.More goods with the Âmade in North KoreaÂŽ label are available than ever before, though international sanctions mean most canÂt be sold abroad.A look at what North Korea sees as some of its most promising products:ENERGY DRINKS AND CHEESEFLAVORED ESKIMO PIES Coke and other foreign brands are relatively rare and expensive in North Korea. But the O-Il General Processing Factory has tried to Â“ ll the gap. A surprising amount of shelf space in Pyongyang grocery stores, and increasingly stores elsewhere, has been taken over by sugary soft drinks, much of which is produced by O-Il and other well-known brands. Air Koryo, the countryÂs Â” agship airline, also has its own line of drinks. O-Il, which means May Day, has 12 pages in the 207-page 2018 commodity catalog introducing its line of nine energy drinks. Two are sold in plastic bottles shaped like barbells. A happy boy is shown lifting them over his head, while a rainbow-colored list of the drinksÂ beneÂ“ ts includes the Âstimulation of growth in heightÂŽ and Âgreater spiritual exertion.ÂŽ MIRACLE CURES FOR CANCER? Traditional ÂKoryoÂŽ medicines dating to ancient times are widely used in North Korea, in part because of the scarcity of modern Western medicines, and have long been popular with Chinese tourists. North Korea sees big potential for exports. So what is it? According to the catalog, Royal Blood-Fresh is a supplement made primarily from beans thatÂs recommended for long Â” ights to help prevent or cure deep vein thrombosis. Posters targeting foreign tourists say, ÂFly safe with Royal Blood-FreshÂŽ and ÂWho says you canÂt grow younger and cleverer?ÂŽ BOOM BOXES, CEMENT BAGS AND NANODIAMONDS Sony, Samsung and Huawei donÂt need to lose any sleep over it, but North Korea has several brands of electronics. The Hana Electronics Trading Co., which began in 2003 as a joint venture with Phoenix Commercial Ventures in Britain, is one of the best known. It is promoting karaoke boom-boxes, Â” at-screen TVs and DVD players. Other well-known brands, like Achim and Pyolmuri, are pitching TVs Â„ 3D compatibility appears to be a hot extra these days Â„ along with laptops and tablets. ItÂs unclear if the products are fully produced in North Korea or just assembled and rebranded. But they do basically work. Some of the guidebookÂs ads Â„ for bags of cement, for example, and medicinal stone tiles for use in saunas Â„ are clearly directed at industrial buyers.Ostrich skin and Neo-Viagra? A shopping guide to North KoreaMARKET WATCHDow 26,049.64 259.29 Nasdaq 8,017.90 71.92 S&P 2,896.74 22.05 Russell 1,728.41 2.74 NYSE 13,102.04 102.60COMMODITIES REVIEWGold 1,209.00 2.70 Silver 14.844 .065 Platinum 804.20 14.80 Copper 2.7050 .0060 Oil (Oct.) 68.87 .15BRIEFCASEGENEVAChina disputes latest US tariffs at WTOChina is challenging the latest round of U.S. tariffs against Chinese goods through the World Trade Organization.The Chinese government on Monday formally requested Âdispute consultationsÂŽ with the United States over the Trump administrationÂs imposition of $16 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods last week.
A8 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com HEALTHTODAYÂSWORKOUT Increaseexibilitywithpikeholdstretch ByMarloAllevaMoreContentNow S tretchingandfitness gohand-in-hand. Westretchbeforewe workouttoavoidhurtingourselvesandpulling muscles.Andwestretch afterwardtoavoidmuscle tensionlateron.Stretching isagreatwaytowakeup andrelievestressaswell. Ourmovetodayisa pikeholdonourtoes.All youneedisaflatsurface andayogamat,ifneeded. Thisstretchissimilarto aforwardfold,butyour legpositioningisslightly different.Youwillbe stretchingyourupper bodythroughthearms andbackandgetagood releaseinyourhips,glutes andhamstrings.Byadding theflexionontothetoes youareengagingyourcalf musclesandyourquadricepsaswell.Thisisa greatmoveforyourcore, beingaconstantreminder totighteninthetummy forpoiseandbalance. Beginthisstretchby standingtallandplacingyourfeetjustoutside ofyourhips.Proceedto bendinyourhipsreachingforthefloor,placing yourhandsflatonthe ground.Keepyourarms straight,butnotlocked, andyourneckneutral. Walkyourhandsslightly forwardsoyouarenotin anactualhairpinbend. Onceyoufeelbalanced andcomfortable,liftyour heelsoffofthegroundand balanceonyourtippytoes.Bydoingthissmall movementandholding ityouwillfeelnumerousmusclesengageand stretchslightlydeeper. Continuetoholdthis movementonyourtoes foratleast10seconds. Releasebydropping backtoyourfeetand walkingyourhandsback andslowlyarticulating yourspineuptoastandingposition.Catchyour breath,thenrepeat. Somemaynotbeable tofoldallthewaytothe flooratfirst.Ifthisisthe case,bendasfarasyou canandplaceyourhands ontheseatofachairor theedgeofacoffeetable. Afterstretchingafew times,youwillseeyour flexibilityincrease.MarloAllevademonstrates apikeholdontoes.[SCOTT WHEELER/THELEDGER] ByDanaeKingMoreContentNow T hebestdayofAntoinette andHarisPratsinakisÂlives wasfollowedquicklybythe worst,whenAntoinettehad astrokejustfourdaysafterdeliveringtheirhealthybabygirl. Thatwasin2013.Now,Lucy, thebaby,isabouttoturn5andthe PratsinakisÂliveshavebeenforever changedbothbyLucyandbyAntoinetteÂsdisability,causedbythebrain hemorrhageandsubsequentstroke. ÂTimekindofstopped,ÂŽHaris saidofhiswifeÂsstroke,whichleft herwithaslightvisionproblem, littleuseofherleftarmandalimp. ÂEverysingledaywasexhausting. Youwerejustworried,andyouÂdkind ofbreakdownatcertainpoints.ÂŽ ThePratsinakisesarenÂtalone. Morethan50,000womenandfamiliesÂlivesarechangedeachyearwhen thejoyfuloccasionofgivingbirth turnsdangerous,leavingthemother withseveremedicalproblems,a USATodayinvestigationfound. ThoughmanypeoplethinkgivingbirthissaferthanitÂseverbeen inthiscountry,theinvestigationfoundthattheUnitedStates isthemost-dangerousdeveloped countryinwhichtogivebirth. ÂThereasonsarecomplex,ÂŽsaid Dr.BarbaraLevy,vicepresidentof healthpolicyattheAmericanCollege ofObstetriciansandGynecologists, basedinWashington,D.C.ÂOneof whichisaccesstohealthcare.ÂŽ Doctorsandhealthprofessionals firstnoticedtherewasaproblem,not onlywithoft-talked-aboutinfant mortalitybutalsowithmaternalmortality,about15yearsago,Levysaid. Theratesofmaternalmorbiditybegantorise,butmedicalproviderscanÂtpointto anysinglereason,shesaid. ÂWomenareolderwhentheyÂre havingbabiesnow,womenare farmoreobesethantheywere, thecesareanratehasgoneupand morbidityisrelatedtomultiple c-sections,ÂŽLevysaid.ÂButthese areassociations,notcausations.ÂŽ Afterrealizingtheriseinmaternal morbidity,severalconcernedpartiescametogethertoconsiderhowto improvethesafetywithmothers,Levy said.In2014,AllianceforInnovation onMaternalHealthwascreatedand begantosendhospitalsÂbundles,ÂŽ withinstructionsandactivities forimprovingcareformothers. Forexample,abundleonrespondingtohemorrhagesmayadvisethat abirthingfacilityorhospitalhavea hemorrhagecartreadyduringlabor anddeliveryÂ„butdoesnÂtsayspecificallywhatshouldbeonit.ThatÂsup toeachindividualfacility,Levysaid. Thebundlesalreadyhave madeasmalldifference, ACOGstatisticsshow. Afterimplementingbundleson hemorrhageandhypertension,hospitalsinfourstatesdecreasedthe averagematernalmorbidityrate. Beforethebundleswereimplemented,theseverematernalmorbidityratewasbetween1.9and2.1 percent;after,itisbetween1.5and 1.9percent,accordingtoACOG. Withinthenextfiveyears,the programwillbeimplementedin 35states,butthegoalistogetthe bundlestocareprovidersinevery state,andthenineveryhospital, Levysaid.Therearecurrentlynine obstetricianbundles,eachcoveringamaternalhealthconcernor potentialcauseofcomplications. ThoughitÂsimportantforcare providerstobepreparedforthings togowrongduringandafterbirth, itÂsalsoimportantthatwomen havebettercarebeforetheygive birth,andlongafter,Levysaid. ItÂsasystemicproblem,not onethatcanbeblamedonany onehealthprovider,Levysaid. ÂItÂsstates,thegovernment andhealthpolicythathavetogive womenpriority,ÂŽLevysaid.ÂSo manyofthedeathsandsevere problemshappenafterbirth.ÂŽ ThePratsinakises,meanwhile,wantedtotelltheir storytoraiseawareness. ÂIfwepreventthisfromhappeningtoanotherfamily,itÂsworthour time,ÂŽsaidHarisPratsinakis,40. Then,heandAntoinettetoldthe storyoftheirbabyÂsbirthonAug.19, 2013,andherstroke,onAug.24,2013. ÂOnMonday,shewasborn,andwe wenthomeWednesday.Everything wasfine;weweresufferinglikeallnew parents,ÂŽHarissaid,laughing.Antoinettewasbeginningtobreastfeedthe newbornandthenThursday,shehad aheadacheandwasfeelingtired. Theyattributedhersymptoms toherbodyrecoveringfromthe traumaofbirth.Then,theychecked herbloodpressurewithacuffat homeÂ„sheÂdhadhighbloodpressureduringpregnancy,sothecouple wasusedtomonitoringitÂ„andit washigh.TheydidnÂtknowtobe alarmed,andacalltothedoctor resultedinadvicetowaititout. EarlySaturday,Antoinettesufferedastrokeandmajorbrainhemorrhageontherightsideofherbrain. Shewasrushedtothehospital,andashockedHariswastold therewasa40to50percentchance his35-year-oldwifewoulddie. ÂIwaslookingforwardtotaking careofmyhealthychild,ÂŽAntoinette said.ÂIneverthought...Ithought wewereoutofthewoodsalready.ÂŽ Forthenext10weeks,Antoinette wouldbeintheintensive-careunit andaninpatientrehabilitationfacility,re-learninghowtowalkafterher leftsidewasaffectedbythestroke. Lucyhelpsherstirwhenitcomes tomakingthegirlÂsfavoriteÂ„chocolatechippancakesÂ„andHarishelps withotherdailytasks.Thefamilystill hopeshermotorskillswillimprove.Morenewmomsare dying,butmedical providerscanÂtnd anysinglereasonAntoinettePratsinakisandherdaughter,Lucy,readtogetherattheirHillard,Ohio,home. AntoinettesufferedastrokeafewdaysaftergivingbirthtoLucy,whowillturn5this month.[ERICALBRECHT/DISPATCH] ArealconcernUSATodayrecentlyreleasedareporton maternaldeathandinjuryinthecountry. TheU.S.isthemostdangerousplaceto givebirthinthedevelopedworld,the reportsays,withover50,000mothers endingupseverelyinjuredduringorafter childbirthand700dying. Maternalmortality KIDSÂ HEALTHSTART OFF SCHOOL RIGHTAs the new school year begins, get a head start by tackling these important steps, as recommended by the experts from the Mayo Clinic ChildrenÂs Center. Anxiety: Talk to kids about their worries with empathy and understanding. If school hasnÂt begun, visit the school and meet teachers. Bullying: Learn about what happened and discuss how to respond if it happens again in the new school year. Routines: Structure activities so kids know what to expect. SKIN CAREQUICK, EASY TIPSProperly caring for your skin each day is quick, a ordable and easy. Consider these tips from CeraVe for a daily skin-care routine to nourish and protect your skin. Â€ Use an e ective sunscreen. Â€ Wash twice daily with quality cleanser. Â€ Eat an optimal diet rich in antioxidants. Â„ Brandpoint VISIONSLOWING DOWN AMDWhile agerelated macular degeneration (AMD) cannot be prevented, you can take steps that may slow the progression of the condition, says Dr. Efrem Castillo, UnitedHealthcare chief medical o cer. Incorporating healthy lifestyle choices like quitting smoking; eating leafy, green vegetables; and maintaining a good blood pressure and cholesterol level can help.
DailyCommercial.com | Tuesday, August 28, 2018 A9 ANOTHER OPINIONHeed McCainÂs call for compromise ANOTHER OPINION ANOTHER OPINIONJohn McCain was an American original OPINIONSteve Skaggs | Publisher Tom McNiff | Executive Editor Whitney Lehnecker | Digital Editor, Lifestyles Editor Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 firstname.lastname@example.orgA few days before casting the vote that kept Obamacare intact in the face of a GOP attack, Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer, gave a speech that his colleagues should heed if they want to find their way out of the wilderness theyÂve blundered into. ÂLetÂs trust each other. LetÂs return to regular order,ÂŽ McCain said, referring to the process of holding hearings and working in committee to improve legislation before passing it into law. ÂWeÂve been spinning our wheels on too many important issues because we keep trying to find a way to win without help from across the aisle.ÂŽ McCain was an enormously consequential figure in the Senate. His voting record shows him to be a solidly conservative Republican. But his willingness to cross party lines and bridge differences was as much his signature as his outspokenness and occasional bursts of temper. Many of the tributes to McCain have focused, appropriately so, on his personal qualities Â„ his patriotism, his willingness to admit error, his personal decency, his readiness to engage with critics and the press. Inevitable contrasts are also being drawn between the senator who wanted to be president and the reality TV star who actually is president. McCain is also being remembered for substantive positions that put him at odds with some in his party, including his support for immigration reform, limits on special-interest money in political campaigns and an end to the use of torture in the interrogation of suspected terrorists. But the image of McCain the maverick canÂt obscure the fact that he was an advocate and practitioner of the sort of consensus politics that seems to be vanishing in the Senate. After Democrats in the Senate filibustered some of President George W. BushÂs judicial nominees in 2005, McCain was the leader of an effort by a bipartisan group of senators known as the Gang of 14 to allow some nominees to receive votes. The deal headed off a threat by Republicans to trigger the Ânuclear optionÂŽ and abolish filibusters for judicial nominations. The partisan wrangling over judges eventually picked up steam again, however, leading Senate Democrats to abolish filibusters for all nominees except Supreme Court justices in 2013. Four years later, after refusing to hold even a hearing on ObamaÂs last Supreme Court pick, Senate Republicans killed the filibuster on Supreme Court nominees as well. In 2010, McCain warned Democrats against using the budget reconciliation process to approve elements of the Affordable Care Act by a simple majority vote, predicting that it would fundamentally alter the nature of the Senate. Sure enough, Republicans used reconciliation this term to try to repeal the ACA, and have mulled deploying it for other highly partisan proposals as well. The senators now giving tribute to McCain should revisit the warnings heÂs given over the years about the consequences of polarization and the recurring cycle of partisan payback. Sadly, thereÂs no indication that theyÂre willing to take his advice to heart. The Los Angeles TimesIn 2015, Sen. John McCain told an interviewer he had chosen his own epitaph. His gravestone will read: ÂHe served his country.ÂŽ That is exactly what the Arizona senator did, faithfully and imperfectly, passionately and stubbornly, lovingly and brashly, all his life. McCain died of brain cancer Saturday at the age of 81. He was a uniquely American character, most notable for his soldiering, Senate service and two unsuccessful runs for the presidency. His career and sensibilities spanned multiple eras and vast societal changes, and evolved with the times. His humor and irascible unpredictability kept McCain careening over a rollercoaster of popularity across the political spectrum, never more so than in the final chapter, his proper and principled opposition to President Donald Trump. After the president held a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin last month, McCain said: ÂNo prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant.ÂŽ As a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War, McCain was shot down and captured. He served 5 years in a Hanoi prison, tortured brutally. Offered early release in deference to his father and grandfather, both admirals, McCain refused to leave before men imprisoned longer. That is part of his legend. But so is McCainÂs record at the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated 894th of 899 students. His behavior as a midshipman, he gleefully admitted, wasnÂt much better than his grades. McCainÂs mistakes were painful. His vote in the House of Representatives in 1983 against a national holiday recognizing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. haunted him for 25 years, until he admitted it was a terrible error. He was one of the ÂKeating Five,ÂŽ senators implicated in the savings and loan scandals. The Senate Ethics Committee ruled that while he broke no laws, he showed bad judgment by stepping in with regulators on behalf of campaign contributor Charles Keating, a judgment McCain agreed with. His fight to reform campaign finance laws and stop the kind of bad behavior he had committed showed both growth and a unique humility. In 2000, McCain took aim at the Republican presidential nomination on a bus called the ÂStraight Talk Express,ÂŽ electrifying the nation, and his loss to establishment favorite George W. Bush seemed only to cement popular affection for him. But in 2008, as the GOP nominee, he could not stop the juggernaut of Barack ObamaÂs campaign. His selection of running mate Sarah Palin was a ghastly error, yet McCain never criticized her. In addition, his willingness to stand against his own supporters when they derided Obama, vouching for his opponentÂs quality of character and love of country, was noble. To the end, McCain infuriated both Republicans and Democrats. He rightly killed the repeal of the Affordable Care Act in 2017 mostly because he felt the process lacked proper debate and parliamentary procedure, infuriating the GOP. But he delighted Republicans when he wrongly supported a massive tax overhaul process with similar flaws. John McCain served his country and his ideals as best he could, for as long as he could. He picked his epitaph, and he earned it. From the editorial board at Newsday. John McCain served his country and his ideals as best he could, for as long as he could. He picked his epitaph, and he earned it. ÂItÂs sad that it has come to this Â„ basically people are raising (money for) their own health care because the health care system is so broken here.ÂŽ Â„ Neal Zundell Sad is certainly one word for it. Dismaying is another. Infuriating. Outrageous. As the Chicago TribuneÂs Savannah Eadens wrote in a recent front-page story, the Zundells of Chicago have raised more than $120,000 through the crowdsourcing website GoFundMe to help cover medical costs for their 7-year-old son, Izzy, who has a progressive central nervous system disorder. And on one hand itÂs heartwarming that friends, colleagues, neighbors, family and strangers have kicked in to help pay for IzzyÂs $1,250a-week physical therapy sessions, the $11,000-a-year Pedialyte formula he needs and other costs of his illness not covered by the familyÂs insurance. Sweet. Touching. Inspiring. But on the other hand, come on. There are a reported 250,000 GoFundMe campaigns per year related to medical costs, the largest category on the site, and an analysis by the personal finance site NerdWallet found that nearly half of all the money raised on the site is related to health care. And this doesnÂt count campaigns on other crowdsourcing sites such as Plumfund and Help Hope Live, and the old-school, community-based charitable efforts to assist the ailing such as raffles, auctions, races and outings. If you spend any time on social media, youÂre regularly subjected to touching yet ultimately numbing solicitations related to cancer, strokes, premature births, mental health crises, injuries, heart attacks, rare or chronic debilitating diseases and so on. Here we are, in the richest, most technologically advanced nation in history, and our system for funding health care is so porous that weÂve turned hundreds of thousands of Americans into beggars rattling their digital tin cups and revealing their most intimate afflictions at their most vulnerable moments to try to avoid deep financial hardship or ruin for the ÂsinÂŽ of being unlucky. Disgraceful. Scandalous. Embarrassing. In late 2017, a Gallup survey estimated that 12.2 percent of U.S. adults lacked health insurance coverage. ThatÂs down from 18 percent prior to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ÂObamacareÂŽ) but still represents close to 30 million people. Analysts expect that number to climb. ÂDespite the progress made with the Affordable Care Act, there are ever-widening gaps in coverage for treatment, prescriptions and related health care costs, even for patients with insurance,ÂŽ said a statement GoFundMe provided to Yahoo Finance for a recent story. ÂHowever, while GoFundMe can provide timely, critical help to people facing health care crises, we do not aim to be a substitute social safety net.ÂŽ That the company nevertheless has become a substitute social safety net is troubling. Unacceptable. Borderline immoral. The kindness of strangers turns out to be a poor substitute for the universal health care coverage provided by every other highly developed nation. Studies have found that only roughly 1 in 10 of GoFundMeÂs health-related campaigns meets its goal. So add ÂineffectiveÂŽ to the list of applicable adjectives. These ubiquitous, often piteous campaigns are a symptom of what ails us, not a cure. Each plea on social media, each importunate email, is a reminder that our profitbased health care system isnÂt getting the job done. We spend vastly more on health care per capita and as a percentage of GDP than every other developed nation, but because of inequities in the system we rate dismally compared with the rest of the developed world in life expectancy, infant and maternal mortality and deaths from preventable diseases. Yes, the ailing who live in countries with universal health care also seek help through crowdsourcing, usually to cover unconventional or extraordinary therapies and the sorts of costs associated with health emergencies, such as job loss, that insurance is not designed to cover. And although we should be proud that so many of us volunteer to give so much to those who are suffering so greatly, we should also see these sad campaigns as motivating, galvanizing, electrifying. We must do better. Eric Zorn wrote this for the Chicago Tribune.ANOTHER OPINIONMedical GoFundMe campaigns are a symptom of a sick health insurance system
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DailyCommercial.com | Tuesday, August 28, 2018 B1 SPORTSPaul Jenkins, Sports editor 352-365-8204 email@example.comMiami Hurricanes broke out in 2017, and now must do so againBy Tim ReynoldsAssociated PressCORAL GABLES Â„ Miami finally lived up to expectations last season. The Hurricanes now have to figure out a way to do so again.With 15 starters back from a year ago, the Hurricanes are again the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast ConferenceÂs Coastal Division title Â„ just as they did in 2017 when they finally went to the league championship game for the first time.It was a long-awaited breakthrough year, and Miami is aiming to keep building off that success.ÂI definitely think teams have learned to respect us,ÂŽ defensive back Jaquan Johnson said at the ACCÂs preseason media days. ÂI read something, IÂm not sure what coach said it, but it was something about how Miami, ÂIf you get them in a close game, theyÂre not going to finish.Â This was like two years ago. And last year we really wanted to emphasize on finishing the game, and in close games we needed to win them. ThatÂs what we were able to do last year.ÂŽThe Hurricanes started 10-0 last season, then lost their final three Â„ the regular-season finale at Pittsburgh, the ACC title game to Clem-son and then the Orange Bowl to Wisconsin.The 10 wins showed the potential. The three-game losing streak to end the year served as offseason fuel.Returning quarterback Malik Rosier was announced in July as the starter for 2018, so heÂll be back. So will the star of MiamiÂs season a year ago Â„ the turnover chain, the gaudy piece of jewelry that comes out when the Hurricanes get a takeaway and is Building on successMiami quarterback Malik Rosier (12) throws a pass during the Â“ rst half of an NCAA College football game against Syracuse on Oct. 21, 2017 in Miami Gardens. [AP PHOTO/WILFREDO LEE] Miami head coach Mark Richt watches during NCAA college football practice in Coral Gables. [AP PHOTO/LYNNE SLADKY] A look at the triumphs and struggles in prep footballBy Frank Jolley firstname.lastname@example.orgOpening week of every high school football season almost always produces a number of surprises, and that was certainly the case in Lake and Sumter counties.There were two shutouts, three games with double-digit margins of victory Â„ or defeat Â„ and three other games decided by six points or less. In addition, there were numerous stellar individual and team efforts and at least once instance where a game became secondary to what was happening about 75 feet above the playing field. The week in review: THE GOOD South LakeÂs o enseThe Eagles had 546 yards Â„ 325 yards rushing and 221 passing Â„ in a 50-32 win against Kissimmee Liberty.Kelley Joiner Jr., who led the state in rushing in 2017 with 2,241 yards and 25 touchdowns, made his presence known early and often against the Chargers. A commit to the University of South Florida, the senior running back ran for 294 yards on 23 carries Â„ an average of 12.8 yards Who starred, who stalled week 1LeesburgÂs Monterius Dykes (4) tries to take down South SumterÂs Kelvin Edwards (35) on Aug. 24. [PAUL RYAN / CORRESPONDENT] By Doug FergusonThe Associated PressPARAMUS, N.J. Â„ The PGA Tour is putting the final touches on a revamped FedEx Cup structure that would award a cash bonus to the leading player from the regular season, followed by a new scoring format for the Tour Championship to decide the FedEx Cup champion, The Associated Press has learned.Five people aware of the discussions say FedEx Cup points will not be involved in the final playoff event at East Lake. Instead, the No. 1 player would start the Tour Championship at 10-under par, with scores to par staggered depending on the 30 playersÂ position in the standings.The winner will be the FedEx Cup champion, and the bonus is expected to be more than the current $10 million prize.That means whoever gets the 30th spot at East Lake would have four rounds to make up as many as 10 shots. The change eliminates the awkward moment Â„ and divided attention Â„ of one player winning the Tour Championship and another winning the FedEx Cup, which happened last year for the second time.The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the tour has not publicly announced what they are planning to do, and because there are still loose ends.One item unsolved is when the regular season would end.Since the FedEx Cup began in 2007, the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been the final regular season tournament for players to finish among the top 125 to retain full PGA Tour status and qual-ify for the postseason.What emerged from a Player Advisory Council meeting last week was the possibility of ending the regular season the previous week at the FedEx Invitational, a World Golf Championship in Memphis, Tennessee. The top players PGA plans changes for revamped FedEx CupSee WEEK 1, B3 See SUCCESS, B3 See FEDEX, B3Coach said he resigned under pressure a er recent lossesBy Frank Jolleyfrank.email@example.comJoey McGuireÂs tenure as head football coach at Wild-wood Middle High School was brief. One game.Wildwood Athletic Director Ryan Harrison said McGuire resigned his post on Monday, after meeting with Wildwood administra-tors, less than 72 hours after the Wildcats lost 25-6 to Gainesville P.K. Yonge in the teamÂs regular-season opener. However, McGuire said he agreed to resign rather than be terminated.Offensive coordinator J.B. Bynum has been named interim head coach for the rest of the season.ÂThere was a difference in opinion about the direction the program was going,ÂŽ Har-rison said. ÂI met with coach McGuire Monday morning and talked about the way the team has played in the Kickoff Classic against South Sumter and (against P.K. Yonge). After we spoke, he met with school administrators, including (Principal Richard Hampton).ÂI donÂt know what was said in that meeting, but it was decided that it was best for the football program that coach McGuire step down.ÂŽ McGuire said he, like many in the Wildwood community, was not pleased with FridayÂs outcome nor with a 43-6 loss to South Sumter in the preseason Kickoff Classic. Still, he had no reason to believe his job was in jeopardy before MondayÂs meetings.ÂI was pretty shocked,ÂŽ said McGuire. ÂI had previously requested a meeting with the school administration to talk about some other things and this is what happens. I certainly didnÂt plan to step down, but it was obvious to me that I wasnÂt going to have the opportunity to continue on as coach.ÂŽMcGuire was named coach in July after McKinley Rolle stepped down to become linebackers coach at Garden City Community College in Kansas. Rolle, the Daily Com-mercial All Area Coach of the Year in 2017, led the Wildcats Wildwood football coach Joey McGuire steps downMcGuire See MCGUIRE, B3
B2 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com SCOREBOARD HOW TO REACH USPaul Jenkins, Sports Editor Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 352-365-8204SPORTS RESULTSSchools or coaches can report game results by calling 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to email@example.com. Results submitted after 9:30 p.m. may not appear in the next dayÂs edition of the Daily Commercial. PRO FOOTBALL NFL PRESEASONAll times EasternAMERICAN CONFERENCEEAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 2 1 0 .667 77 62 Buffalo 1 2 0 .333 55 71 N.Y. Jets 1 2 0 .333 46 37 Miami 0 3 0 .000 54 80 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Houston 2 1 0 .667 53 44 Jacksonville 2 1 0 .667 51 40 Indianapolis 2 1 0 .667 61 54 Tennessee 0 3 0 .000 37 77 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Baltimore 4 0 0 1.000 97 52 Cincinnati 3 0 0 1.000 77 53 Pittsburgh 2 1 0 .667 81 71 Cleveland 2 1 0 .667 42 29 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Oakland 2 1 0 .667 44 35 Denver 1 2 0 .333 80 83 L.A. Chargers 1 2 0 .333 48 74 Kansas City 1 2 0 .333 58 58 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA N.Y. Giants 2 1 0 .667 62 53 Washington 1 2 0 .333 49 68 Dallas 0 3 0 .000 37 72 Philadelphia 0 3 0 .000 34 73 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Carolina 3 0 0 1.000 80 57 New Orleans 2 1 0 .667 75 47 Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667 86 71 Atlanta 0 3 0 .000 20 62 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Minnesota 2 1 0 .667 73 62 Green Bay 2 1 0 .667 88 64 Chicago 2 2 0 .500 94 90 Detroit 1 2 0 .333 60 76 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Arizona 3 0 0 1.000 71 35 L.A. Rams 2 1 0 .667 47 68 San Francisco 1 2 0 .333 54 60 Seattle 0 3 0 .000 51 64 WEEK 3 Aug. 23Cleveland 5, Philadelphia 0Aug. 24Carolina 25, New England 14 Denver 29, Washington 17 N.Y. Giants 22, N.Y. Jets 16 Minnesota 21, Seattle 20 Detroit 33, Tampa Bay 30 Oakland 13, Green Bay 6SaturdayÂs GamesChicago 27, Kansas City 20 Pittsburgh 16, Tennessee 6 L.A. Rams 21, Houston 20 Indianapolis 23, San Francisco 17 Jacksonville 17, Atlanta 6 Baltimore 27, Miami 10 New Orleans 36, L.A. Chargers 7SundayÂs GamesCincinnati 26, Buffalo 13 Arizona 27, Dallas 3WEEK 4 ThursdayÂs GamesNew England at N.Y. Giants, 7 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 7 p.m. Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Houston, 8 p.m. L.A. Rams at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Buffalo at Chicago, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Tennessee, 8 p.m. Green Bay at Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Denver at Arizona, 10 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 10 p.m. L.A. Chargers at San Francisco, 10 p.m. SOCCER MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 16 4 6 54 55 30 New York Red Bulls 16 6 4 52 49 26 New York City FC 14 6 6 48 49 34 Columbus 11 8 7 40 33 33 Philadelphia 11 11 3 36 35 39 Montreal 10 14 3 33 34 45 New England 7 10 8 29 38 41 D.C. United 7 10 6 27 39 40 Toronto FC 7 12 6 27 43 46 Chicago 6 15 6 24 37 52 Orlando City 7 16 2 23 38 59 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA FC Dallas 13 5 7 46 40 31 Sporting Kansas City 13 6 6 45 47 30 Los Angeles FC 12 7 7 43 50 40 Real Salt Lake 12 10 5 41 42 44 Seattle 11 9 5 38 32 26 Los Angeles Galaxy 10 9 8 38 49 48 Portland 10 7 7 37 35 35 Vancouver 10 9 7 37 43 51 Minnesota United 9 15 2 29 38 52 Houston 7 11 7 28 41 37 Colorado 6 14 6 24 31 48 San Jose 3 14 8 17 36 47 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieAug. 24Atlanta United FC 2, Orlando City 1 Los Angeles FC 1, LA Galaxy 1, tieSaturdayÂs GamesPhiladelphia 1, New England 0 Toronto FC 3, Montreal 1 Sporting Kansas City 2, Minnesota United 0 Real Salt Lake 6, Colorado 0 Vancouver 3, San Jose 2SundayÂs GamesNew York Red Bulls 1, D.C. United 0 Seattle 1, Portland 0WednesdayÂs GamesHouston at New York Red Bulls, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at D.C. United, 8 p.m. FC Dallas at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Portland, 10:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 1Sporting Kansas City at Seattle, 4 p.m. New York at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. Portland at New England, 7:30 p.m. Houston at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Los Angeles FC at Toronto FC, 8 p.m. New York City FC at Columbus, 8 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. San Jose at Vancouver, 10 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 2Atlanta United FC at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m.U.S. OPEN CUPAll times Eastern CHAMPIONSHIP Wednesday, Sept. 26Philadelphia (MLS) at Houston (MLS), 7 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENÂS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 16 1 6 54 48 17 Seattle 11 4 8 41 26 16 Portland 11 6 6 39 37 27 Chicago 8 4 10 34 32 26 Houston 9 9 5 32 35 34 Utah 8 7 8 32 20 22 Orlando 8 9 6 30 30 36 Washington 2 17 4 10 11 34 Sky Blue FC 0 16 5 5 19 46 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.SaturdayÂs GamesNorth Carolina 1, Seattle 1, tie Chicago 3, Orlando 1 Portland 1, Washington 0 Houston 6, Sky Blue FC 1Saturday, Sept. 1Sky Blue FC at Washington, 7 p.m. ODDS PREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Washington -110 at Philadelphia +100 Milwaukee -120 at Cincinnati +110 at Chicago -123 New York +113 at St. Louis -155 Pittsburgh +145 at San Francisco -105 Arizona -105American Leagueat New York -230 Chicago +210 at Baltimore Off Toronto Off at Cleveland -200 Minnesota +180 at Houston -170 Oakland +158 at Kansas City -115 Detroit +105Interleagueat Boston -235 Miami +215 at Atlanta -130 Tampa Bay +120 LA Dodgers -202 at Texas +182 at LA Angels Off Colorado Off Seattle -135 at San Diego +125COLLEGE FOOTBALL ThursdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG UCF 19 23 73 at UConn at Purdue 4 2 51 Northwestern at Minnesota 14 21 45 NMSU Wake Forest 10 7 56 at TulaneFridayat Michigan State 27 23 51 Utah State Syracuse 3 6 64 at W. Mich. at Wisconsin 33 35 51 W Kentucky Colorado 6 7 65 Colo. State at Stanford 14 14 48 SDSU at Duke 10 13 45 ArmySaturdayat Oklahoma 24 21 68 FAU Houston 21 25 55 at Rice at Ohio State 38 38 64 Oregon State at Penn State 28 24 54 App State at Nebraska 17 24 53 Akron at Boston College 20 18 63 UMass at Illinois 14 16 56 Kent State at Rutgers 13 16 47 Texas State Indiana 12 10 55 at FIU at Iowa 13 10 48 N Illinois Texas 10 13 56 Maryland Boise State 10 10 50 at Troy Louisiana Tech 10 10 51 at S. Alabama Marshall 2 1 51 at Miami (OH) at North Texas 1 4 71 SMU at Vanderbilt 7 3 57 Middle Tenn. at Arizona 13 11 60 BYU at Arizona St 14 18 54 UTSA at Southern Cal 31 26 64 UNLV at UCLA 14 16 62 Cincinnati Auburn 3 1 48 Washington at Kentucky 20 17 49 Cent. Mich. Texas Tech +1 2 67 Mississippi at South Carolina 35 29 57 Cstl Carolina West Virginia 7 10 61 Tennessee at California 6 7 61 N. Carolina Washington State 4 1 47 at Wyoming at Oregon 28 31 74 Bwlng Green Old Dominion 5 6 58 at Liberty at Notre Dame 2 1 46 Michigan Alabama 28 24 60 Louisville Navy 15 11 62 at HawaiiSundayMiami 3 3 48 LSUMondayat Florida State 6 7 57 Virginia TechNFL PRESEASON ThursdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Cincinnati 1 3 34 Indianapolis at Atlanta 2 1 35 Miami NY Jets PK 3 36 at Phila Cleveland +2 2 35 at Detroit at NY Giants 3 2 38 New England at Baltimore 1 6 35 Washington at Pittsburgh 2 2 36 Carolina at Tampa Bay +1 1 36 Jacksonville at Chicago 3 3 37 Buffalo at Tennessee Pk 1 35 Minnesota at New Orleans 4 4 36 LA Rams at Houston 4 4 34 Dallas at Kansas City 3 3 38 Green Bay at Arizona 1 3 35 Denver at San Francisco Pk 3 35 LA Chargers at Seattle 1 3 35 OaklandUpdated odds available at Pregame.com TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLMajor League Baseball Players AssociationMLBPA Â„ Named Bruce Meyer senior director, collective bargaining & legal.American AssociationFARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS Â„ Released C Chris Coste. LINCOLN SALTDOGS Â„ Traded LHP Jose Jose to Somerset (Atlantic) for a player to be named.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationSAN ANTONIO SPURS Â„ G Manu Ginobili announced his retirement.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueNFL Â„ Named Tim Ellis chief marketing ofÂ“ cer. ATLANTA FALCONS Â„ Signed K Giorgio Tavecchio. DETROIT LIONS Â„ Signed DE Robert Ayers. Waived CB Josh Okonye. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Â„ Signed LB Brandon Chubb. Waived RB Tion Green. MINNESOTA VIKINGS Â„ Waived C Jacob Judd. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Â„ Released WR Eric Decker and DB Eddie Pleasant. OAKLAND RAIDERS Â„ Traded WR Ryan Switzer and a 2019 sixth-round draft pick to Pittsburgh for a 2019 Â“ fth-round draft pick. TENNESSEE TITANS Â„ Agreed to terms with RB Lenard Tillery.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueDETROIT RED WINGS Â„ Announced a threeyear extension of their afÂ“ liation agreement with Toledo (ECHL) through the 2020-21 season. FLORIDA PANTHERS Â„ Agreed to terms with RW Troy Brouwer to a one-year contract.American Hockey LeagueSAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE Â„ Named J.J. Daigneault and Daniel Tkaczuk assistant coaches, Ryan Ward video assistant coach, Koryd Lavimoniere athletic trainer, Steven Passineau equipment manager, Jack Markwardt assistant equipment manager and Abe Edson strength and conditioning coach.OLYMPIC SPORTSU.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY Â„ Named Dr. Jennifer Royer TrueSport and athlete education director.COLLEGESMISSISSIPPI STATE Â„ Suspended senior QB Nick Fitzgerald one game for a violation of team policy. PITTSBURGH Â„ Announced graduate QB Jeff George Jr. has transferred from Michigan. UCLA Â„ Suspended OL Boss Tagaloa and TE Devin Asiasi three games each, RB Soso Jamabo two games and DL Osa Odighizuwa, DB Mo Osling and DL Moses Robinson-Carr one game each for unspeciÂ“ ed rules violations. COLLEGE FOOTBALL AP PRESEASON TOP 25 POLLThe Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with Â“ rst-place votes in parentheses, records, total points based on 25 points for a Â“ rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and last yearÂs Â“ nal ranking (LYR): RECORD PTS LYR 1. Alabama (42) 13-1 1,505 1 2. Clemson (18) 12-2 1,476 4 3. Georgia 13-2 1,350 2 4. Wisconsin (1) 13-1 1,271 7 5. Ohio State 12-2 1,256 5 6. Washington 10-3 1,215 16 7. Oklahoma 12-2 1,173 3 8. Miami 10-3 1,027 13 9. Auburn 10-4 1,013 10 10. Penn State 11-2 1,012 8 11. Michigan State 10-3 877 15 12. Notre Dame 10-3 804 11 13. Stanford 9-5 778 20 14. Michigan 8-5 773 Â„ 15. Southern California 11-3 543 12 16. Texas Christian 11-3 533 9 17. West Virginia 7-6 511 Â„ 18. Mississippi State 9-4 450 19 19. Florida State 7-6 384 Â„ 20. Virginia Tech 9-4 351 24 21. Central Florida 13-0 312 6 22. Boise State 11-3 292 22 23. Texas 7-6 216 Â„ 24. Oregon 7-6 148 Â„ 25. Louisiana State 9-4 106 18 Others receiving votes: South Carolina 96, Florida 68, Utah 60, Oklahoma State 51, Florida Atlantic University 38, Arizona 28, North Carolina State 22, Texas A&M 21, Boston College 18, Northwestern 13, Kansas State 10, Iowa State 8, Houston 6, Memphis 3, Troy 2, Iowa 2, Kentucky 1, Arkansas State 1, Fresno State 1. THE AP TOP 25 SCHEDULEAll times EasternWEEK 2 ThursdayÂs GameNo. 21 UCF at UConn, 7 p.m.FridayÂs GamesNo. 4 Wisconsin vs. Western Kentucky, 9 p.m. No. 13 Stanford vs. San Diego State, 9 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 1No. 1 Alabama vs. Louisville at Orlando, Fla., 8 p.m. No. 2 Clemson vs. Furman, 12:20 p.m. No. 3 Georgia vs. Austin Peay, 3:30 p.m. No. 5 Ohio State vs. Oregon State, noon No. 6 Washington vs. No. 9 Auburn at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m. No. 7 Oklahoma vs. FAU, noon No. 10 Penn State vs. Appalachian State, 3:30 p.m. No. 11 Michigan State vs. Utah State, 7 p.m. No. 12 Notre Dame vs. No. 14 Michigan, 7:30 p.m. No. 15 Southern Cal vs. UNLV, 4 p.m. No. 16 TCU vs. Southern U., noon No. 17 West Virginia vs. Tennessee at Charlotte, N.C., 3:30 p.m. No. 18 Mississippi State vs. Stephen F. Austin, 7:30 p.m. No. 22 Boise State at Troy, 6 p.m. No. 23 Texas at Maryland, noon No. 24 Oregon vs. Bowling Green, 8 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 2No. 8 Miami vs. No. 25 LSU at Arlington, Texas, 7:30 p.m.Monday, Sept. 3No. 19 Florida State vs. No. 20 Virginia Tech, 8 p.m.RESULTSWEEK 1 SaturdayÂs Games EASTUMass 63, Duquesne 15SOUTHNC A&T 20, Jacksonville State 17SOUTHWESTRice 31, Prairie View 28FAR WESTHawaii 43, Colorado State 34 Wyoming 29, New Mexico State 7SCHEDULEWEEK 2 Thursday, Aug. 30 EASTBowie St. at Wagner, 6 p.m. Rhode Island at Delaware, 7 p.m. New Hampshire at Maine, 7 p.m. UCF at UConn, 7 p.m.SOUTHChowan at Campbell, 7 p.m. Tennessee Tech at Chattanooga, 7 p.m. Morehead St. at E. Kentucky, 7 p.m. Kennesaw St. at Georgia St., 7 p.m. S. Illinois at Murray St., 7 p.m. Shorter at Samford, 7:30 p.m. SE Louisiana at Louisiana-Monroe, 8 p.m. Wake Forest at Tulane, 8 p.m. Savannah St. at UAB, 8 p.m.MIDWESTCCSU at Ball St., 7 p.m. Quincy at Indiana St., 7 p.m. New Mexico St. at Minnesota, 7 p.m. MVSU at North Dakota, 7:30 p.m. Northwestern at Purdue, 8 p.m.SOUTHWESTMissouri St. at Oklahoma St., 8 p.m. Northwestern St. at Texas A&M, 8:30 p.m.FAR WESTWeber St. at Utah, 8 p.m. W. Illinois at Montana St., 9 p.m. UC Davis at San Jose St., 10 p.m.Friday, Aug. 31 SOUTHArmy at Duke, 7 p.m.MIDWESTSyracuse at W. Michigan, 6 p.m. Monmouth (NJ) at E. Michigan, 6:30 p.m. Utah St. at Michigan St., 7 p.m. W. Kentucky at Wisconsin, 9 p.m.FAR WESTWestern St. (Col.) at Idaho St., 8:35 p.m. Portland St. at Nevada, 9 p.m. San Diego St. at Stanford, 9 p.m. Colorado at Colorado St., 9:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 1 EASTTexas St. at Rutgers, Noon Villanova at Temple, Noon St. Francis (Pa.) at Lehigh, 12:30 p.m. UMass at Boston College, 1 p.m. Holy Cross at Colgate, 1 p.m. Georgetown at Marist, 1 p.m. Lock Haven at Duquesne, 2 p.m. New Haven at Bryant, 3 p.m. Appalachian St. at Penn St., 3:30 p.m. Albany (NY) at Pittsburgh, 3:30 p.m. William & Mary at Bucknell, 6 p.m. Delaware St. at Buffalo, 6 p.m. Lafayette at Sacred Heart, 6 p.m.SOUTHTexas vs. Maryland at Landover, Md., Noon James Madison at NC State, Noon Coastal Carolina at South Carolina, Noon Furman at Clemson, 12:20 p.m. Alcorn St. at Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m. St. AugustineÂs at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Washington vs. Auburn at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m. Austin Peay at Georgia, 3:30 p.m. Cent. Michigan at Kentucky, 3:30 p.m. Tennessee vs. West Virginia at Charlotte, N.C., 3:30 p.m. Fort Valley St. at Florida A&M, 5 p.m. Tuskegee at Alabama St., 6 p.m. Fordham at Charlotte, 6 p.m. NC A&T at East Carolina, 6 p.m. Limestone at Gardner-Webb, 6 p.m. SC State at Georgia Southern, 6 p.m. Shaw at Hampton, 6 p.m. Old Dominion at Liberty, 6 p.m. Virginia St. at Norfolk St., 6 p.m. Elon at South Florida, 6 p.m. Boise St. at Troy, 6 p.m. Richmond at Virginia, 6 p.m. Newberry at W. Carolina, 6 p.m. The Citadel at Wofford, 6 p.m. Miles at Alabama A&M, 7 p.m. Brevard at Davidson, 7 p.m. Indiana at FIU, 7 p.m. Grambling St. at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m. Mercer at Memphis, 7 p.m. Towson at Morgan St., 7 p.m. Louisiana Tech at South Alabama, 7 p.m. Jackson St. at Southern Miss., 7 p.m. Bethune-Cookman vs. Tennessee St., 7 p.m. Point (Ga.) at Stetson, 7 p.m. Mars Hill at ETSU, 7:30 p.m. Charleston Southern at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Stephen F. Austin at Mississippi St., 7:30 p.m. Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m. Alabama vs. Louisville at Orlando, Fla., 8 p.m.MIDWESTKent St. at Illinois, Noon Oregon St. at Ohio St., Noon Robert Morris at Dayton, 1 p.m. Howard at Ohio, 2 p.m. Butler at Youngstown St., 2 p.m. N. Illinois at Iowa, 3:30 p.m. Marshall at Miami (Ohio), 3:30 p.m. Cal Poly at N. Dakota St., 3:30 p.m. UT Martin at Missouri, 4 p.m. William Jewell at Drake, 7 p.m. Nicholls at Kansas, 7 p.m. VMI at Toledo, 7 p.m. South Dakota at Kansas St., 7:10 p.m. St. Xavier at Illinois St., 7:30 p.m. Michigan at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. S. Dakota St. at Iowa St., 8 p.m. Akron at Nebraska, 8 p.m.SOUTHWESTFAU at Oklahoma, Noon Houston at Rice, Noon Southern U. at TCU, Noon Mississippi vs. Texas Tech at Houston, Noon E. Illinois at Arkansas, 4 p.m. Morehouse at Ark.-Pine Bluff, 7 p.m. SE Missouri at Arkansas St., 7 p.m. SW Baptist at Houston Baptist, 7 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Lamar, 7 p.m. Cent. Arkansas at Tulsa, 7 p.m. SMU at North Texas, 7:30 p.m. N. Arizona at UTEP, 7:30 p.m. Abilene Christian at Baylor, 8 p.m. Texas-Permian Basin at Texas Southern, 8 p.m.FAR WESTStony Brook at Air Force, 2 p.m. Washington St. at Wyoming, 3:30 p.m. North Carolina at California, 4 p.m. UNLV at Southern Cal, 4 p.m. Cent. Washington at E. Washington, 4:05 p.m. McNeese St. at N. Colorado, 4:05 p.m. W. New Mexico at San Diego, 5 p.m. Cincinnati at UCLA, 7 p.m. Incarnate Word at New Mexico, 8 p.m. Bowling Green at Oregon, 8 p.m. North Alabama at S. Utah, 8 p.m. N. Iowa at Montana, 9 p.m. St. Francis (Ill.) at Sacramento St., 9 p.m. Idaho at Fresno St., 10 p.m. UTSA at Arizona St., 10:30 p.m. BYU at Arizona, 10:45 p.m. Navy at Hawaii, 11 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 2 SOUTHPrairie View at NC Central, NoonSOUTHWESTLSU vs. Miami at Arlington, Texas, 7:30 p.m.Monday, Sept. 3 SOUTHVirginia Tech at Florida St., 8 p.m. PRO BASKETBALL WNBA PLAYOFFS All times EasternFIRST ROUND Aug. 21Phoenix 101, Dallas 83 Los Angeles 75, Minnesota 68SECOND ROUND Aug. 23Washington 96, Los Angeles 64 Phoenix 96, Connecticut 86SEMIFINALS (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) SEATTLE 1, PHOENIX 0Sunday: Seattle 91, Phoenix 87 Today: Phoenix at Seattle, 10 p.m. Friday: Seattle at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-Sunday, Sept. 2: Seattle at Phoenix, TBA x-Tuesday, Sept. 4: Phoenix at Seattle, TBAWASHINGTON 1, ATLANTA 0Sunday: Washington 87, Atlanta 84 Today: Washington at Atlanta, 8 p.m. Friday: Atlanta at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, Sept. 2: Atlanta at Washington, TBA x-Tuesday, Sept. 4: Washington at Atlanta, TBA TENNIS ATP WORLD TOUR/WTAU.S. OPENNEW YORK Â„ MondayÂs results at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (seedings in parentheses):MenÂs Singles First RoundLorenzo Sonego, Italy, def. Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (9), 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-2. Karen Khachanov (27), Russia, def. Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Spain, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. Jack Sock (18), United States, def. Guido Andreozzi, Argentina, 6-0, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Nikoloz Basilashvili, Georgia, def. Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4. Guido Pella, Argentina, def. Casper Ruud, Norway, 6-4, 6-4, 6-1. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, def. Kyle Edmund (16), Britain, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-1. Taylor Fritz, United States, def. Mischa Zverev, Germany, 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-2. Jason Kubler, Australia, def. Roberto Bautista-Agut (19), Spain, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Sam Querrey, United States, 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-2, 2-1, ret. Jeremy Chardy, France, def. Andrey Rublev, Russia, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. Andy Murray, Britain, def. James Duckworth, Australia, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3. Fernando Verdasco (31), Spain, def. Feliciano Lopez, Spain, 6-2, 7-5, 6-4. Borna Coric (20), Croatia, def. Florian Mayer, Germany, 6-2, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4. Roberto Carballes Baena, Spain, def. Mitchell Krueger, United States, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (3). John Isner (11), United States, def. Bradley Klahn, United States, 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4. Nicolas Jarry, Chile, def. Peter Gojowczyk, Germany, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-1, 7-5. Dusan Lajovic, Serbia, def. Damir Dzumhur (24), Bosnia-Herzegovina, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4. Milos Raonic (25), Canada, def. Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. Gilles Simon, France, def. Lloyd Harris, South Africa, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3. Ugo Humbert, France, def. Collin Altamirano, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland, def. Grigor Dimitrov (8), Bulgaria, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5.WomenÂs Singles First RoundKaia Kanepi, Estonia, def. Simona Halep (1), Romania, 6-2, 6-4. Jil Teichmann, Switzerland, def. Dalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-0. Vania King, United States, def. Natalia Vikhlyantseva, Russia, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Rebecca Peterson, Sweden, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (27), Russia, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3. Camila Giorgi, Italy, def. Whitney Osuigwe, United States, 6-4, 6-1. Venus Williams (16), United States, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3. Garbine Muguruza (12), Spain, def. Shuai Zhang, China, 6-3, 6-0. Karolina Muchova, Czech Republic, def. Dayana Yastremska, Ukraine, 6-4, 6-2. Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 6-4, 6-4. Ashleigh Barty (18), Australia, def. Ons Jabeur, Tunisia, 6-1, 6-3. Karolina Pliskova (8), Czech Republic, def. Zarina Diyas, Kazakhstan, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Sloane Stephens (3), United States, def. Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, 6-1, 7-5. Anhelina Kalinina, Ukraine, def. Kathinka Von Deichmann, Liechtenstein, 1-6, 7-6 (0), 5-2, ret. Barbora Strycova (23), Czech Republic, def. Danielle Lao, United States, 6-3, 6-4. Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino, Spain, def. Kateryna Kozlova, Ukraine, 6-0, 6-3. Vera Lapko, Belarus, def. Katerina Bondarenko, Ukraine, 6-3, 6-3. Elise Mertens (15), Belgium, def. Kurumi Nara, Japan, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Heather Watson, Britain, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Claire Liu, United States, def. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-4. Anastasija Sevastova (19), Latvia, def. Donna Vekic, Croatia, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. Qiang Wang, China, def. Magdalena Rybarikova (31), Slovakia, 6-2, 6-2. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, def. Jennifer Brady, United States, 6-3, 6-3. Tatjana Maria, Germany, def. Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, 6-3, 6-3. Elina Svitolina (7), Ukraine, def. Sachia Vickery, United States, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1.U.S. OPEN SHOW COURT SCHEDULESAt USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New YorkArthur Ashe StadiumStan Wawrinka, Switzerland, vs. Grigor Dimitrov (8), Bulgaria Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, vs. Venus Williams (16), United States Serena Williams (17), United States, vs. Magda Linette, Poland Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, vs. David Ferrer, SpainLouis Armstrong StadiumSimona Halep (1), Romania, vs. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia Andy Murray, Britain, vs. James Duckworth, Australia Sloane Stephens (3), United States, vs. Evgeniya Rodina, Russia Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, vs. Viktoria Kuzmova, Slovakia Juan Martin del Potro (3), Argentina, vs. Donald Young, United StatesGrandstandSachia Vickery, United States, vs. Elina Svitolina (7), Ukraine John Isner (11), United States, vs. Bradley Klahn, United States Zarina Diyas, Kazakhstan, vs. Karolina Pliskova (8), Czech Republic Denis Shapovalov (28), Canada, vs. Felix Auger Aliassime, CanadaCourt 17Jack Sock (18), United States, vs. Guido Andreozzi, Argentina Garbine Muguruza (12), Spain, vs. Shuai Zhang, China Donna Vekic, Croatia, vs. Anastasija Sevastova (19), Latvia Ryan Harrison, United States, vs. Kevin Anderson (5), South Africa AUTO RACING NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCKCHEVROLET SILVERADO 250Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ontario(Pole position in parentheses) 1. (8) Justin Haley, Chevrolet, 65. 2. (7) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 65. 3. (17) Brett MofÂ“ tt, Toyota, 65. 4. (5) Timothy Peters, Chevrolet, 65. 5. (4) Matt Crafton, Ford, 65. 6. (6) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 65. 7. (16) Stewart Friesen, Chevrolet, 65. 8. (9) Austin Hill, Chevrolet, 65. 9. (2) Noah Gragson, Toyota, 65. 10. (10) Alex Tagliani, Chevrolet, 65. 11. (15) Todd Gilliland, Toyota, 65. 12. (13) DJ Kennington, Chevrolet, 65. 13. (14) Harrison Burton, Toyota, 65. 14. (1) Ben Rhodes, Ford, 65. 15. (12) Cody Coughlin, Chevrolet, 65. 16. (22) Jordan Anderson, Chevrolet, 65. 17. (11) Grant EnÂ“ nger, Ford, 65. 18. (20) Justin Fontaine, Chevrolet, 65. 19. (3) Myatt Snider, Ford, 65. 20. (25) Norm Benning, Chevrolet, 65. 21. (18) Austin Wayne Self, Chevrolet, 65. 22. (21) Bo LeMastus, Toyota, 64. 23. (27) Jason White, Chevrolet, 63. 24. (23) Wendell Chavous, Chevrolet, 63. 25. (31) Jesse Iwuji, Chevrolet, 63.SPORTS ON TVMLB BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB Â„ Regional coverage, Washington at Philadelphia OR Milwaukee at Cincinnati FS-Florida Â„ Miami at Boston 7:30 p.m. SUN Â„ Tampa Bay at AtlantaTENNIS Noon ESPN Â„ U.S. Open, Â“ rst round, at New York 7 p.m. ESPN Â„ U.S. Open, Â“ rst round, at New YorkWNBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 Â„ Playoffs, SemiÂ“ nals (Best-of-5 series), Game 2, team TBA at Atlanta 10 p.m. ESPN2 Â„ Playoffs, SemiÂ“ nals (Best-of-5 series), Game 2, team TBA at SeattleBy Bob FerranteThe Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Â„ Deondre Francois is back in the driver's seat.The junior quarterback beat out James Blackman and Bailey Hockman for the opportunity to start for No. 19 Florida State in the season opener against No. 20 Vir-ginia Tech on Sept. 3. Coach Willie Taggart made the announcement on Monday prior to practice."In every scrimmage we've had, he's been really impressive," Taggart said. "And the same thing in prac-tice. And they all have. It's been a good competition."But I think when you look at the overall body of work and when they're in there running the offense, we feel like Deondre gives us the best shot."Francois threw for 3,350 yards, 20 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 2016 when he was named the Atlantic Coast Conference's rookie of the year. He suffered a season-ending knee injury last year in the Seminoles' opener against Alabama and had surgery three days later to repair the patellar tendon in his left knee.Francois was limited during spring practices but was cleared for full participation when the Seminoles began preseason practices. Taggart said he informed all three quarterbacks about the decision on Sunday."When he's in there running the offense, it's a lot more efficient, a lot less mistakes," Taggart said. "That's important when playing the position."Blackman had stepped in to start after Francois' sur-gery and the competition has been viewed as one of the most important ones of the preseason as well as a major decision for Taggart, who prepares for his first season as Florida State's coach.Francois was investigated for a pair of off-field incidents and took part in a diversion program for a mis-demeanor marijuana charge. He moved back on campus and has strengthened his relationship with teammates.Taggart said "he's been doing everything we've asked him to do and more."As a true freshman, Blackman threw for 2,230 yards, 19 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Hockman took a redshirt in 2017, his first year on campus, and often ran the Seminoles' scout team.Taggart thinks Blackman and Hockman will be ready if called upon."I think with a guy like James, and just going through what he went through last year, he understands he's got to be ready and not sit around or pout," Taggart said. "Just like that, he could be in the game. And the same thing with Bailey. He's the same way: he's going to work and compete and make sure he's ready to go as well."Francois wasn't made available to the media on Monday but has spoken a few times during the preseason. He said the competition has made each quarterback better."I'm just doing my best every day to be the best quar-terback I can be for this team," Francois said recently. "We all compete against each other every day, and we all love each other. We're fighting for a starting position, but any level of football you have to fight for a starting position."Francois named starting QB for No. 19 Florida StateFlorida State quarterback Deondre Francois answers questions during the NCAA college football media day Sunday in Tallahassee. [AP PHOTO/PHIL SEARS]
DailyCommercial.com | Tuesday, August 28, 2018 B3Zach Rosen carries the winnerÂs trophy from the Â“ rst tee box during the Â“ nal round of the Northern Trust golf tournament Sunday in Paramus, N.J. [MEL EVANS/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] in the FedEx Cup typically take a week off before the playoffs instead of playing the Wyndham Championship.But by ending the season in Greensboro Â„ which one person said is the more likely scenario Â„ there could be a case where a player adds the Wyndham Championship if he has a chance to win the regular season.Two people said the bonus for the regular season would be awarded only to the top three players, with $3 million going to the leading player.The larger overhaul involves the conclusion to the FedEx Cup.Starting next year, the number of playoff events will be reduced from four to three. The Northern Trust will rotate each year between Liberty National in Jersey City and the TPC Boston, followed by the BMW Championship and then the Tour Championship. The size of the field is reduced each week until 30 reach East Lake in Atlanta.For the last 10 seasons, points were reset going into the final event so that all 30 players had a mathematical chance to win the FedEx Cup, and the leading five had a clear shot at the title because they only had to win the Tour Championship.The problem was splitting attention on two trophies. A year ago, Xander Schauffele won the Tour Championship by one shot over Justin Thomas, who won the FedEx Cup. Thomas said later it was a ÂweirdÂŽ moment to lose the tournament and win the $10 million prize.ÂWasnÂt my week this week in terms of winning the golf tournament, but it definitely came with a nice consolation prize,ÂŽ Thomas said that day because his mind for the final round was solely on winning the Tour Championship.The tour hopes the new format, where some players essentially have a head start before a shot is hit Â„ will keep the focus squarely on the FedEx Cup. The winner still gets credit for a victory in the Tour Championship.It was not clear how the scores would be staggered for the top 30 beyond the leader starting out at 10 under. The better a player finishes in the regular season, the closer he starts to the lead going into the Tour Championship.And during four days at East Lake, it will do away with TV projections of points and other distractions.Two years ago, for example, Dustin Johnson would have won the FedEx Cup if either Ryan Moore or Kevin Chappell had won a three-man playoff with Rory McIlroy, who wound up winning both.The PGA Tour last year announced a 10-year exten-sion for the title sponsorship of the FedEx Cup, an important deal because it gave the tourÂs postseason continuity for another decade. PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said last year he expects the bonus pool Â„ previously $35 million with $10 million for the winner Â„ to increase. FEDEXFrom Page B1the center of whatÂs usually a raucous sideline celebration.ÂThe turnover chain itself is definitely like the 12th man,ÂŽ Johnson said. ÂAs soon as it comes out, as soon as we get the turnover, it starts. You start to hear all the yelling and the shouting, but once the turnover chain goes on our neck, itÂs like a whole Ânother notch.ÂŽSome of what to know about MiamiÂs 2018 season: THE SCHEDULEThis could be a bit thorny. Opening against LSU is a strong test. A road game at Toledo on Sept. 15 will be against a Rockets team that went into Miami and led the Hurricanes at halftime last year. And then the Miami-FIU rivalry resumes on Sept. 22 after an 11-year hiatus caused in large part by the infamous brawl between the teams in 2006. As far as key ACC games, the Hurricanes play host to Florida State but will travel to Virginia Tech. RECEIVERS NEEDEDThe top two passcatchers from last season are gone. Braxton Berrios and Christo-pher Herndon IV combined for 95 catches last season; none of the returning Hurricanes made more than 24. Miami desperately wants Ahmmon Richards to return to his freshman form Â„ inju-ries limited him to eight games last season. Jeff Thomas will be one of the fastest wideouts in the ACC, and could slide into the Berrios role. TOP LINEBACKERSMiamiÂs starting linebacker unit could be among the nationÂs best. Shaquille Quar-terman, Michael Pinckney and Zach McCloud are all juniors and the NFL is probably going to come calling for at least two of them after the season. They combined for 199 tackles last season, including 22 for losses. And defensive lineman Joe Jackson is inexplicably underrated; heÂll see double-teams all season and probably wonÂt be fazed. DEPTH QUESTIONSThe Hurricanes seemed to wear down toward the end of last season. Running back Travis Homer, the teamÂs leader in all-purpose yards a year ago, averaged 106.6 yards in the seasonÂs first 10 games, all wins Â„ and 45.7 yards in the seasonÂs final three games, all losses. If Miami is going be spry enough to challenge for the ACC title in December, the fuel tanks will have to have more left than they did down the stretch a year ago. KICK GAMERed zone is an area where Miami needs to improve. The Hurricanes made 43 trips inside the opponent 20 last season, but converted them into only 25 touchdowns. They were great at chip-shot field goals, but a brutal 3 for 8 on kicks of 40 or more yards. Meanwhile, opponents didnÂt miss a single kick against Miami last season Â„ 26 for 26 on extra points and 21 for 21 on field goals. SUCCESSFrom Page B1 per carry Â„ and scored five touchdowns.He also caught one pass on a two-point conversion, meaning Joiner accounted for 32 of South LakeÂs 50 points.Quarterback Baylee Heuser completed 12 of 18 passes for 221 yards and receiver Torrance Stover had three catches for 101 yards. Lake MinneolaÂs o enseThe Hawks ran for 368 yards against Eustis.Running backs Chase Meinhart and Xavier McClendon had 118 yards and 116 yards, respectively, to pace Lake Minneola. Duke Walker had 57 yards on just six carries. Receiver Trent Logan had one catch, but it was a big one Â… for 48 yards. Quarter-back Devon Cole was only 2 of 7 passing for 49 yardsLake Minneola finished with 417 yards of total offense. The VillagesÂ total e ortThe Buffalo piled up 351 yards rushing and 423 yards of total offense against Tavares.Corey Goldwire led Buffalo with 111 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Bryce Mellado added 109 yards with one scoring run.Mac Harris saw action on both sides of the ball for The Villages. He passed for 49 yards and ran for 67 as quar-terback, including a 28-yard touchdown dash, and forced a fumble on defense that led to a touchdown.Ezekial Williamsonbey had the run of the night for the Buffalo, a 52-yarder that set up HarrisÂ scoring romp. It was one of 11 rush-ing attempts by The Villages that went for at least 11 yards.The Buffalo were anything but one dimensional in the win, holding Tavares to less to 100 yards of total offense and seven first downs. ÂRaider FootballÂ returns to South SumterLooking to get out of the gates quickly following an 0-9 record in 2017 Â„ the first winless campaign in school history Â„ the Raid-ers ground out 272 yards on the ground in a dominant win against Leesburg.South Sumter scored on the gameÂs first play when Snoop Jackson returned the opening kickoff 86 yards. K.J. Edwards ran for 107 yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries. The quarterback combination of Garhett Miller and Toby Van Hooijdonk completed 10 of 13 passes for 168 yards and three touchdowns.Defensively, the Raiders held Leesburg to 223 yards and forced five turnovers Â„ one interception and four fumbles. THE NOT-SO-GOODTavares fumbled three times against The Villages and lost each one. The Bull-dogsÂ managed only seven first downs and had only 98 yards of total offense.Wildwood struggled on both sides of the ball in a 25-6 loss at Gainesville P.K. Yonge. The Wildcats surren-dered 432 yards of offense to the Blue Wave. Still, the Wildcats trailed only 19-6 after Kanyon Walker scored on a 25-yard run in the third quarter, but then they had to wait out a lengthy delay when a birdÂs nest atop one of the light towers caught fire.After play resumed, P.K. Yonge scored to seal the win.Umatilla struggled mightily in its 51-0 loss to Clearwater Calvary Christian. The Bulldogs trailed 38-0 at halftime and a run-ning clock was used in the second half.Bulldogs coach Ryan Mills was incensed when he learned Calvary Christian, apparently, had acquired a number of transfers. That, he felt, stacked the deck against his young team. OTHER STANDOUTSMount Dora Christian running back Tyler Allen ran for 166 yards on 28 carries and scored two touchdowns. The Bulldogs ran for 250 yards against Seffner Christian.EustisÂ Rashon Scott rushed for 101 yards and teammate J.T. Cannon caught two passes for 80 yards against Lake Minneola.Mount Dora running back Isayah Hatter ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns, and Austin Berg had six catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns against East Ridge. The Hurricanes fin-ished with 383 yards of total offense. Defensively, Mount Dora limited East Ridge to 6 of 16 passing and had three interceptions.East Ridge kicker Max Morningstar had six touch-backs against Mount Dora. Morningstar also had three punts for a 44-yard average. WEEK 1From Page B1LAST WEEK South Sumter 43, Leesburg 7 Mount Dora 35, East Ridge 33 Lake Minneola 20, Eustis 14 The Villages 35, Tavares 0 Seffner Christian 25, Mount Dora Christian 20 Gainesville P.K. Yonge 25, Wildwood 6 Clearwater Calvary Christian 51, Umatilla 0 THIS WEEK Thursday Mount Dora at Umatilla Brooksville Central at Tavares Friday Leesburg at Eustis Orlando Christian Prep at Mount Dora Christian Academy Brooksville Nature Coach at South Sumter East Ridge at Niceville Jacksonville University Christian at Wildwood The Villages at Hamilton County Winter Haven All SaintsÂ Academy at First Academy of Leesburg to an undefeated regular season and a 9-1 record in his only season as coach.Harrison said McGuire came into a difficult situa-tion, having little more than a month to get his program up and running after Rolle resigned. He said McGuireÂs work ethic was not a factor in the decision.ÂThereÂs no question coach McGuire was com-mitted to Wildwood football while he was here,ÂŽ said Harrison. ÂHe developed a relationship with his players and he coached hard. It just wasnÂt working out the way we expected and we were concerned about taking steps back after all the progress we made last year.ÂŽMcGuire said he didnÂt get a chance to speak with his players after the deci-sion was made. He also said he will not remain on the schoolÂs faculty.He said he wishes the best for players, who will face Jacksonville University Christian on Friday, last yearÂs Class 2A state runners-upÂIf I had a chance to speak with my players, I would remind them that no one person is bigger than Wild-wood football,ÂŽ McGuire said. ÂThese kids have a really tough game on Friday and I believe they will still have a very good season.ÂIÂm heartbroken that I wonÂt be on the sidelines with them, but life goes on.ÂŽ MCGUIREFrom Page B1Halep 1st No. 1 seed to lose 1st US Open matchBy Howard FendrichThe Associated PressNEW YORK Â„ Some play-ers, like top-ranked Simona Halep, freely acknowledge they donÂt deal well with the hustle-and-bustle of the U.S. Open and all it entails.Others, like 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi, take to the Big Apple and its Grand Slam tournament.Put those two types at opposite ends of a court at Flushing Meadows and watch what can happen: Halep made a quick-as-can-be exit Monday, overwhelmed by the power-based game of Kanepi 6-2, 6-4 to become the first No. 1-seeded woman to lose her opening match at the U.S. Open in the half-century of the professional era.Halep blamed openinground jitters, and that has been a recurring theme throughout her career. The reigning French Open champion has now lost her first match at 12 of 34 career major appearances, a stunningly high rate for such an accomplished player.ÂItÂs always about the nerves,ÂŽ said Halep, who was beaten in the first round in New York by five-time major champion Maria Sharapova in 2017. ÂEven when you are there in the top, you feel the same nerves. You are human.ÂŽShe also offered up an explanation tied to this site.ÂMaybe the noise in the crowd. The city is busy. So everything together,ÂŽ said Halep, who was coming off consecutive runs to the final at hard-court tuneup tournaments at Cincinnati and Montreal. ÂIÂm a quiet person, so maybe I like the smaller places.ÂŽIt was the first match at the rebuilt Louis Armstrong Sta-dium, which now has about 14,000 seats and a retract-able roof.In other womenÂs play, Venus Williams moved to the second round by beating Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in a matchup of past U.S. Open champions.Williams, the No. 16 seed and a semifinalist last year at Flushing Meadows, could play younger sister Serena in the third round. That would be their earliest Grand Slam matchup in 20 years.Serena Williams, the No. 17 seed, beat Magda Linette 6-4, 6-0 in the opening match of the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium.Defending champion Sloane Stephens advanced to the second round, with the No. 3 seed defeating Evgeniya Rodina 6-1, 7-5.In the menÂs draw, Andy Murray was a winner in his return to Grand Slam tennis, beating James Duckworth 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the first round.The 2012 U.S. Open cham-pion from Britain has sat out much of the last year because of hip surgery. He hadnÂt appeared in a major since Wimbledon in 2017.
B4 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUEEAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Boston 90 42 .682 Â„ Â„ 4-6 L-3 46-18 44-24 New York 83 47 .638 6 Â„ 8-2 W-4 45-20 38-27 Tampa Bay 70 61 .534 19 9 8-2 W-8 41-24 29-37 Toronto 60 70 .462 29 18 5-5 L-1 34-33 26-37 Baltimore 37 94 .282 52 42 1-9 L-8 21-44 16-50 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Cleveland 74 56 .569 Â„ Â„ 5-5 W-1 39-24 35-32 Minnesota 61 69 .469 13 17 4-6 L-3 39-29 22-40 Detroit 53 78 .405 21 26 3-7 L-3 34-34 19-44 Chicago 51 79 .392 23 27 7-3 W-3 25-40 26-39 Kansas City 40 91 .305 34 39 3-7 L-1 20-45 20-46 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Houston 80 50 .615 Â„ Â„ 7-3 W-5 33-29 47-21 Oakland 79 52 .603 1 Â„ 7-3 W-3 39-26 40-26 Seattle 74 57 .565 6 5 5-5 L-1 38-28 36-29 Los Angeles 63 68 .481 17 16 2-8 L-6 33-33 30-35 Texas 58 74 .439 23 21 5-5 L-2 29-38 29-36 EAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Atlanta 73 57 .562 Â„ Â„ 5-5 W-1 34-28 39-29 Philadelphia 70 60 .538 3 2 4-6 W-1 41-22 29-38 Washington 65 66 .496 8 7 5-5 W-1 33-31 32-35 New York 58 72 .446 15 14 6-4 L-1 28-40 30-32 Miami 53 79 .402 21 20 5-5 L-1 31-38 22-41 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Chicago 76 53 .589 Â„ Â„ 7-3 W-5 42-23 34-30 St. Louis 73 58 .557 4 Â„ 7-3 W-1 34-28 39-30 Milwaukee 73 59 .553 4 Â„ 5-5 W-1 40-26 33-33 Pittsburgh 64 67 .489 13 8 3-7 L-1 35-34 29-33 Cincinnati 56 75 .427 21 16 4-6 L-5 31-35 25-40 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Arizona 72 58 .554 Â„ Â„ 7-3 W-1 35-31 37-27 Colorado 71 59 .546 1 1 7-3 L-1 34-30 37-29 Los Angeles 70 61 .534 2 2 6-4 W-3 35-33 35-28 San Francisco 65 67 .492 8 8 4-6 W-2 36-27 29-40 San Diego 50 83 .376 23 23 2-8 L-5 23-43 27-40 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSLATE Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees Toronto at Baltimore Oakland at Houston Colorado at L.A. Angels Washington at Philadelphia N.Y. Mets at Chicago Cubs Arizona at San FranciscoTODAYÂS PITCHING COMPARISONNATIONAL LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Washington Scherzer (R) 16-6 2.13 18-9 1-1 20.0 0.90 Philadelphia Nola (R) 7:05p 15-3 2.13 19-7 3-0 21.0 0.43 Milwaukee Guerra (R) 6-8 3.72 12-12 0-1 15.0 6.00 Cincinnati DeSclafani (R) 7:10p 6-4 4.26 8-6 1-1 20.2 2.18 New York deGrom (R) 8-8 1.71 11-15 2-1 21.2 1.25 Chicago Hamels (L) 8:05p 9-9 3.82 12-13 2-0 23.0 0.78 Pittsburgh Nova (R) 7-8 4.20 13-11 1-2 18.2 2.41 St. Louis Flaherty (R) 8:15p 7-6 2.97 10-11 2-0 19.0 1.42 Arizona Buchholz (R) 7-2 2.25 8-5 2-1 23.0 1.17 San Fran. Bumgarner (L) 10:15p 5-5 2.88 7-8 1-1 20.0 3.60AMERICAN LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Chicago Shields (R) 5-15 4.59 9-18 1-2 20.2 5.23 New York Lynn (R) 7:05p 8-9 4.88 11-13 0-1 14.1 6.91 Toronto Pannone (L) 1-0 1.59 1-0 1-0 7.0 0.00 Baltimore TBD 7:05p 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Minnesota Gibson (R) 7-10 3.63 12-14 2-1 18.2 3.86 Cleveland Carrasco (R) 7:10p 15-7 3.55 15-9 2-1 17.2 2.55 Oakland Jackson (R) 4-3 2.97 8-3 1-1 16.2 3.24 Houston Morton (R) 8:10p 13-3 3.05 15-10 1-1 16.0 5.06 Detroit Boyd (L) 8-11 4.09 12-13 2-1 18.1 2.45 Kansas City Junis (R) 8:15p 6-12 4.70 9-15 0-1 17.0 2.65INTERLEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Miami Urena (R) 4-12 4.50 7-18 1-1 14.1 3.14 Boston Johnson (L) 7:10p 4-3 4.12 8-2 2-0 17.0 5.82 Tampa Bay Stanek (R) 2-3 2.53 9-12 0-0 4.1 4.15 Atlanta Teheran (R) 7:35p 9-7 4.09 14-11 1-0 20.0 1.80 L.A. (NL) Buehler (R) 6-4 2.96 9-7 1-0 20.0 0.45 Texas Jurado (R) 8:05p 2-3 6.40 3-3 0-2 16.2 8.64 Colorado Freeland (L) 11-7 2.96 17-9 1-0 19.1 2.33 L.A. (AL) TBD 10:07p 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Seattle Hernandez (R) 8-11 5.64 11-13 0-1 17.0 6.88 San Diego Nix (R) 10:10p 1-2 6.17 1-2 1-2 11.2 6.17 KEY: TEAM REC-TeamÂs Record in games started by todayÂs pitcher. THIS DATE IN BASEBALLAUG. 28 1926: Emil Levsen of the Cleveland Indians pitched two complete-game victories over the Boston Red Sox, 6-1 and 5-1. He did not strike out a batter in either game. The Indians used the identical lineup in both games. 1951: The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Giants 2-0, snapping the GiantsÂ 16-game winning streak. The streak enabled the Giants to cut the Dodgers 13-game lead to six. 1977: In a 6-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, Nolan Ryan of the California Angles struck out 11 batters to pass the 300-strikeout plateau for the Â“ fth time in his career. 1990: Ryne Sandberg became the Â“ rst second baseman in history to have consecutive 30-homer seasons, leading the Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros. 1992: The Milwaukee Brewers set an American League record with 31 hits and 26 singles in a 22-2 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays. 2014: San FranciscoÂs Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the Giants beat Colorado 3-1. Petit got the Â“ rst eight Colorado hitters, establishing the mark by striking out Charlie Culberson. That broke Mark BuehrleÂs record of 45 straight with the Chicago White Sox in 2009. PetitÂs streak covered eight games, six of them in relief. 2016: Ryan Harlost led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series title, striking out eight and limiting South Korea to Â“ ve hits in six innings in a 2-1 victory. Endwell became the Â“ rst U.S. winner since Huntington Beach, California, in 2011, and gave New York its Â“ rst championship since 1964. TodayÂs birthdays: Matt Andriese, 29; Ryan Madson, 38.STATISTICAL LEADERSAMERICAN LEAGUE RUNS: Lindor, Cleveland, 106; Betts, Boston, 104; Martinez, Boston, 96; Benintendi, Boston, 91; Ramirez, Cleveland, 88; Bregman, Houston, 86; Stanton, New York, 84; Trout, Los Angeles, 84; Rosario, Minnesota, 82; 2 tied at 80. RBI: Martinez, Boston, 110; Davis, Oakland, 103; Ramirez, Cleveland, 91; Encarnacion, Cleveland, 87; Bogaerts, Boston, 84; Haniger, Seattle, 83; Lowrie, Oakland, 82; Stanton, New York, 82; Bregman, Houston, 79; Cruz, Seattle, 79. HITS: Martinez, Boston, 160; Segura, Seattle, 155; MerriÂ“ eld, Kansas City, 153; Lindor, Cleveland, 151; Rosario, Minnesota, 149; Castellanos, Detroit, 148; Betts, Boston, 147; Altuve, Houston, 141; Brantley, Cleveland, 141; Stanton, New York, 141. DOUBLES: Bregman, Houston, 40; Lindor, Cleveland, 40; Bogaerts, Boston, 38; Andujar, New York, 37; Betts, Boston, 37; Escobar, Arizona, 37; Abreu, Chicago, 36; Castellanos, Detroit, 36; Martinez, Boston, 36; 4 tied at 35. TRIPLES: Smith, Tampa Bay, 9; Sanchez, Chicago, 9; Hernandez, Toronto, 7; Benintendi, Boston, 6; Chapman, Oakland, 6; Kiermaier, Tampa Bay, 6; Moncada, Chicago, 6; Profar, Texas, 6; Span, Seattle, 6; 4 tied at 5. HOME RUNS: Davis, Oakland, 39; Martinez, Boston, 38; Ramirez, Cleveland, 37; Gallo, Texas, 34; Stanton, New York, 32; Cruz, Seattle, 31; Trout, Los Angeles, 30; Lindor, Cleveland, 29; Encarnacion, Cleveland, 28; Betts, Boston, 27. STOLEN BASES: Gordon, Seattle, 29; MerriÂ“ eld, Kansas City, 28; Ramirez, Cleveland, 28; Smith, Tampa Bay, 27; Betts, Boston, 26; Anderson, Chicago, 24; Trout, Los Angeles, 21; Benintendi, Boston, 20; Lindor, Cleveland, 19; Segura, Seattle, 19. PITCHING: Severino, New York, 17-6; Kluber, Cleveland, 16-7; Snell, Tampa Bay, 16-5; Carrasco, Cleveland, 15-7; Happ, New York, 15-6; Porcello, Boston, 15-7; Price, Boston, 14-6; Morton, Houston, 13-3; Verlander, Houston, 13-8; 5 tied at 12. ERA: Sale, Boston, 1.97; Snell, Tampa Bay, 2.05; Bauer, Cleveland, 2.22; Verlander, Houston, 2.72; Cole, Houston, 2.73; Kluber, Cleveland, 2.91; Morton, Houston, 3.05; Fiers, Oakland, 3.15; Severino, New York, 3.27; Clevinger, Cleveland, 3.30. STRIKEOUTS: Verlander, Houston, 229; Cole, Houston, 226; Sale, Boston, 219; Bauer, Cleveland, 214; Severino, New York, 189; Morton, Houston, 182; Paxton, Seattle, 176; Kluber, Cleveland, 172; Snell, Tampa Bay, 168; Carrasco, Cleveland, 167. NATIONAL LEAGUE RUNS: Blackmon, Colorado, 94; Yelich, Milwaukee, 89; Albies, Atlanta, 87; Carpenter, St. Louis, 87; Arenado, Colorado, 83; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 82; Harper, Washington, 82; Hernandez, Philadelphia, 81; Freeman, Atlanta, 80; Turner, Washington, 80. RBI: Baez, Chicago, 97; Suarez, Cincinnati, 93; Aguilar, Milwaukee, 91; Arenado, Colorado, 90; Story, Colorado, 85; Harper, Washington, 84; Rizzo, Chicago, 84; Hoskins, Philadelphia, 81; Markakis, Atlanta, 81; Freeman, Atlanta, 78. HITS: Markakis, Atlanta, 158; Freeman, Atlanta, 157; Gennett, Cincinnati, 148; Peraza, Cincinnati, 147; Arenado, Colorado, 144; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 143; Story, Colorado, 143; Turner, Washington, 143; Yelich, Milwaukee, 143; 3 tied at 142. DOUBLES: Carpenter, St. Louis, 38; Markakis, Atlanta, 38; Story, Colorado, 36; Freeman, Atlanta, 35; Baez, Chicago, 34; Albies, Atlanta, 33; Rendon, Washington, 32; Cabrera, Philadelphia, 31; Polanco, Pittsburgh, 30; CTaylor, Los Angeles, 30. TRIPLES: KMarte, Arizona, 10; Baez, Chicago, 8; Desmond, Colorado, 8; Nimmo, New York, 8; CTaylor, Los Angeles, 8; Difo, Washington, 7; Hamilton, Cincinnati, 7; 4 tied at 6. HOME RUNS: Carpenter, St. Louis, 34; Arenado, Colorado, 31; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 30; Harper, Washington, 30; Muncy, Los Angeles, 30; Aguilar, Milwaukee, 29; Suarez, Cincinnati, 29; Baez, Chicago, 28; 3 tied at 26. STOLEN BASES: Turner, Washington, 33; Hamilton, Cincinnati, 29; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 29; Cain, Milwaukee, 24; Inciarte, Atlanta, 24; MTaylor, Washington, 24; Baez, Chicago, 21; Jankowski, San Diego, 21; Peraza, Cincinnati, 20; Story, Colorado, 19. PITCHING: Scherzer, Washington, 16-6; Nola, Philadelphia, 15-3; Lester, Chicago, 14-5; Chacin, Milwaukee, 13-5; Godley, Arizona, 13-7; Greinke, Arizona, 13-8; Mikolas, St. Louis, 13-3; 4 tied at 11. ERA: deGrom, New York, 1.71; Nola, Philadelphia, 2.13; Scherzer, Washington, 2.13; Foltynewicz, Atlanta, 2.67; Greinke, Arizona, 2.94; Mikolas, St. Louis, 2.94; Freeland, Colorado, 2.96; Corbin, Arizona, 3.17; Arrieta, Philadelphia, 3.37; Williams, Pittsburgh, 3.44. STRIKEOUTS: Scherzer, Washington, 244; deGrom, New York, 214; Corbin, Arizona, 198; Greinke, Arizona, 171; Foltynewicz, Atlanta, 169; Nola, Philadelphia, 169; Gray, Colorado, 162; Pivetta, Philadelphia, 162; Marquez, Colorado, 160; Godley, Arizona, 157.SUNDAYÂS GAMES American League Chicago White Sox 7, Detroit 2 Tampa Bay 9, Boston 1 Oakland 6, Minnesota 2 Cleveland 12, Kansas City 5 Houston 3, L.A. Angels 1 N.Y. Yankees 5, Baltimore 3 National League Atlanta 4, Miami 0 Washington 15, N.Y. Mets 0 Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 4 Chicago Cubs 9, Cincinnati 0 St. Louis 12, Colorado 3 L.A. Dodgers 7, San Diego 3 Interleague Philadelphia 8, Toronto 3 San Francisco 3, Texas 1 Arizona 5, Seattle 2 WEDNESDAYÂS GAMES American League Oakland at Houston, 2:10 p.m. Detroit at Kansas City, 2:15 p.m. Chi. White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Minnesota at Cleveland, 7:10 p.m. National League N.Y. Mets at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. Interleague Seattle at San Diego, 3:40 p.m. Miami at Boston, 6:35 p.m. Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Texas, 8:05 p.m.MLB CALENDARAug. 31: Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster. Oct. 2-3: Wild-card games. Oct. 4: Division Series start. Oct. 12: League Championship Series start. Oct. 23: World Series starts. November TBA: Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, Â“ fth day after World Series. November TBA: Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 15th day after World Series. Nov. 6-8: General managersÂ meetings, Carlsbad, Calif. TOP TENAMERICAN LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. JMartinez Bos 124 475 96 160 .337 Betts Bos 112 438 104 147 .336 Altuve Hou 109 427 68 141 .330 MMachado Bal 96 365 48 115 .315 Segura Sea 120 494 80 155 .314 Trout LAA 112 383 84 119 .311 MSmith TB 116 374 50 115 .307 MerriÂ“ eld KC 127 499 63 153 .307 Andujar NYY 119 459 67 139 .303 Brantley Cle 117 468 73 141 .301 NATIONAL LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. FFreeman Atl 130 501 80 157 .313 Markakis Atl 130 507 70 158 .312 Arenado Col 124 463 83 144 .311 Yelich Mil 116 463 89 143 .309 Zobrist ChC 107 344 57 106 .308 Gennett Cin 127 481 74 148 .308 Cain Mil 113 430 67 132 .307 Martinez StL 123 427 47 131 .307 DPeralta Ari 117 460 65 140 .304 Dickerson Pit 112 423 53 126 .298 Through Aug. 26Swing awayThe NationalsÂ Juan Soto (left) follows through after hitting an RBI-single off Phillies starting pitcher Zach EÂ” in during the Â“ rst inning Monday in Philadelphia. Phillies catcher Wilson Ramos (right) looks on. [MATT SLOCUM/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]
DEAR ABBY: I have reached a crossroads with my career. I used to love my job. I play an important role at my company, and I'm good at what I do. Long term, it provides job security. However, the pay is subpar, and my recent request for a raise was denied. I haven't received a raise in several years. I couldn't get a straight answer about the denial. I was told it wasn't my work performance. I have started looking elsewhere, and I have several interviews scheduled. All of them will give me a $15,000-per-year salary increase over what I currently make for doing what I do. I wasn't asking that much for a raise, not even close. But what makes this difcult is my co-workers. They are devastated at the thought of me leaving. One of them, someone I'm fairly close to, was so angry he went to our boss himself without my knowledge. I don't know what he said, but he got me a raise, albeit a very small one. However, my heart is set on leaving. While I appreciate his going out on a limb for me, I now feel "obligated" to stay. Abby, I'm having a hard time with this. Can you help? -MOVING ON IN THE EAST DEAR MOVING ON: Have a private conversation with the friend who went to bat for you. Tell him you appreciate what he did, but when your boss refused the raise you asked for -after several years of no increase at all -you realized you were no longer valued by the company. Explain that when you went job-hunting you were offered far more than you have been earning, and this will be a step up for you. It doesn't have to mean the end of your relationship with him or the others who care about you. It might stimulate him to go job-hunting, too.DEAR ABBY: Years ago I was sexually assaulted by a friend of a friend. I'll call the man Pete and the friend Katie. I immediately told Katie about it, and we didn't hang out with Pete much after that. Life went on, and I forgot about it. I recently learned that Katie is engaged to Pete now. They are living in another state, and she asked for my address so she can send me an invitation to their wedding. I'm not planning on attending, but how should I tell her I'm not coming? We haven't been close in years, but she was a bridesmaid in my wedding. Should I just send the RSVP card back with a "no," or should I let her know upfront? -CAUGHT OFF GUARD IN VIRGINIA DEAR CAUGHT: I assume that after Katie marries the "friend" who sexually assaulted you, your relationship will be over. While you may have repressed the memory until now, I nd it hard to believe that all three of you had an attack of amnesia. There's no need to contact her at this point to remind her of what her ance is capable of. Just say no. If she contacts you to ask why, explain it to her then. 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 TODAY IN HISTORY DIVERSIONS HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2018:This year you might note that some of your friends are looking at you twice. You are capable of coming up with two opposing ideas and solutions at once. This dichotomy directly reects the wholeness of your thinking and your lack of bias. If you are single, you draw many wannabe suitors toward you. You might enjoy dating this year, at least through early summer. If you are attached, dont play devils advocate with your sweetie, as it isnt likely to work out in your favor. Schedule some more one-on-one time as a couple. PISCES envies your ability to relate.ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) The constriction you felt in the morning could vanish by the afternoon. At that point, you wont care less about what was going on in the morning. Dont be too cavalier, or it could backre. If you seem too chipper, others could get jealous. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) Focus on what is significant to you in the morning; you will want the rest of the day for research and reection. A close loved one might not be as supportive as you would like him or her to be. Remember that we all come from different experiences. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) You could be wondering what is going on. First, you run into a demanding boss or key person in your life. Your instincts tell you to try logic, but that is not likely to work right now. In fact, for some people, frustration and anger could be building. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Follow your instincts in the morning. In the afternoon, youll have to deal with someones irritable mood. Tension could be so high that an argument breaks out between you. Try not to hit this person below the belt with a sharp comment. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) You could nd that a discussion propels you into never-never land. What you visualize as a potential possibility might be impossible for others to wrap their minds around. You might want to follow through on your idea and test it out. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) Others will seek you out early on. You might feel as if you are dealing with the impossible. By noon, if not earlier, youll decide to deal with each individual directly. Others appreciate what you are doing and let you know. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) Be more supportive of yourself. Understand what you need to do in order to nish a project. You might not have as much control over your life in the afternoon, when others seek you out. Be selective in your choices. You have tasks to complete! SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) You could have a problem with a boss or someone who has a big impact on your life. Stay upbeat, and try to understand the core issue. Your positive attitude denes the results. Dont make problems where there arent any. Alls well that ends well. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21) You are full of get-up-and-go. Youll handle a personal matter in the morning. Clear out as much as you can, yet be OK with needing to continue the resolution later. Note the creative surge you experience in the afternoon. Use it to your advantage. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19) Stay centered, knowing full well what is too much to take on. You gain success through perseverance; forget being a superhero. Focus your energy on resolving an important domestic issue later in the day. Youll be glad that you did. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) Your grumbling over a monetary issue could point to a constructive outcome. Too much generosity will not serve you well. Be sensitive to your budget. How you see an impending interaction could dene the results. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) Clear out a hassle quickly in the morning. If you can identify with the other party involved, the solution will appear easily and let you see the matter in a new light. Go buy a token of appreciation that is long overdue. Friend goes to bat with boss and wins co-worker a raise DailyCommercial.com | Tuesday, August 28, 2018 B5 TODAY IS TUESDAY, AUG. 28, the 240th day of 2018. There are 125 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY: On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people listened as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. ON THIS DATE: In 1609, English sea explorer Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half Moon, reached present-day Delaware Bay. In 1862 the Second Battle of Bull Run (also known as Second Manassas) began in Prince William County, Virginia, during the Civil War; the result was a Confederate victory. In 1941, Japan's ambassador to the U.S., Kichisaburo Nomura, presented a note to President Franklin D. Roosevelt from Japan's prime minister, Prince Fumimaro Konoye, expressing a desire for improved relations. In 1968, police and anti-war demonstrators clashed in the streets of Chicago as the Democratic National Convention nominated Hubert H. Humphrey for president. In 1972 Mark Spitz of the United States won the rst two of his seven gold medals at the Munich Olympics, nishing rst in the 200-meter buttery and anchoring the 400-meter freestyle relay. The Soviet women gymnasts won the team all-around. In 1990, an F5 tornado struck the Chicago area, killing 29 people.
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N O T I C E U N D E R F I C T I T I O U S N A M E S T A T U T E Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pur suant to the "Fictitious Name Statute" Florida Statute 865.09, will register with the Division of Corporations, Department of State, State of Florida, upon receipt of proof of publi cation for this notice the Ficti tious Name, to wit: H E A R T O F F L O R I D A I N S U R A N C E G R O U P Intends to register said Fictitious Name located at the below address: 1 7 3 0 1 P a g o n i a R o a d S u i t e 1 1 0 C l e r m o n t F l o r i d a 3 4 7 1 1 T hat the interested owner in said business enter prise is: S O U T H E R N H O R I Z O N I N S U R A N C E L L C Dated this 15th day of August, 2018. BY: /s/ David J. Wallace As author ized agent Ad No: 10079998 Au g ust 28 2018 2255GENERAL EMPLOYMENTPUBLISHER'S NOTICEFederal and State laws prohibit advertising expressing a discriminatory preference on the basis of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, handicap or marital status. The Daily Commercial will not knowingly accept advertisement for employment which is in violation of the law. Employment Advertising Standards of Acceptance Employment Classifications are intended to announce bona de employment offers only. Employment advertising must disclose the specic nature of the work being offered. Some employment categories may charge fees. If any advertiser does not comply with these standards, please notify a Classied Sales Representative at 365-8245 or 365-8200. $ $ I f $ 2 0 0 $ 2 5 0 w i l l h e l p y o u ? $ $ W o r k 2 0 3 0 h r s p e r w e e k S a l e s e x p e r i e n c e a m u s t H o u r l y p l u s C o m m i s s i o n G o o d f o r R e t i r e e s a n d C o l l e g e S t u d e n t s C a l l E d 3 5 2 2 1 7 9 9 3 7 * * * * * * * * * * * * $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ E X P E R I E N C E D D O O R T O D O O R E A S Y S A L E $ 5 0 0 $ 8 0 0 p e r w e e k p o s s i b l e S T A R T I M M E D I A T E L Y C a l l E d 3 5 2 2 1 7 9 9 3 7 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ B L A S T E R / P A I N T E R F T N o e x p n e c e s s a r y W i l l i n g t o t r a i n L o c a l L a k e C o u n t y A p p l y w i t h r e s u m e t o : h r d e p t @ h e w i t t c o n t r a c t i n g c o m N o P h o n e C a l l s P l e a s e E O E D F W P E V e r i f y H O T E L H O U S E K E E P I N G P O S I T I O N S a v a i l a b l e a t M i c r o t e l I n n & S u i t e s L a d y L a k e A p p l y a t H o t e l M A I N T E N A N C E T E C H N I C I A N Flynn Management has a great PT op portunity for a Maintenance Person at our Sunny Hill and Woodcliff sister properties located in Clermont. 20 hrs. wk. Responsible for basic maint. such as paint ing, basic appl. repair, basic plumb ing, etc. A p p l y i n p e r s o n a t : 7 6 0 P i t t S t C l e r m o n t o r c a l l 3 5 2 3 9 4 6 7 1 9 o r s e n d r e s u m e t o : j o b s @ f l y n n m a n a g e m e n t c o m M A I N T E N A N C E T E C H N I C I A N Flynn Management has a great PT op portunity for a Maintenance Person at our Lakewood property located in Leesburg 15 hrs. per week. Responsible for basic maintenance such as painting, basic appliance repair, basic plumb ing, etc. A p p l y i n p e r s o n a t 2 3 4 5 S o u t h S t L e e s b u r g o r c a l l 3 5 2 3 6 5 6 9 9 6 o r s e n d r e s u m e t o : j o b s @ f l y n n m a n a g e m e n t c o m N O W H I R I N G L A W N M A I N T E N A N C E W O R K E R f o r l o c a l l a w n c o m p a n y F T / P T G o o d p a y f o r e x p V a l i d d r i v e r s l i c & m u s t h a v e r e l i a b l e t r a n s p o r t a t i o n N o n s m o k e r C a l l 3 5 2 4 0 9 6 0 8 7 P E T G R O O M E R P T (In The Vil lages) Make your own schedule, must have own equip./supplies. Email resume to greatopp@y ahoo.com R E P A I R T E C H N I C I A N E X P D FT, for Shingle, metal, TPO roof ing. Pays weekly, Must have valid driv ers lic. DFWP. C a l l 3 5 2 3 1 4 3 6 2 5 S C H O O L B U S D R I V E R S N E E D E D I m m e d i a t e p o s i t i o n s a v a i l a b l e T r a i n i n g p r o v i d e d L a k e C o u n t y S c h o o l s T r a n s p o r t a t i o n 3 5 2 7 2 8 2 5 6 1 o r A p p l y o n l i n e : w w w l a k e k 1 2 f l u s T H E D A I L Y C O M M E R C I A L L A K E C O U N T Y S L E A D I N G N E W S P A P E R H A S R E C E N T L Y E X P A N D E D O P E R A T I O N S A N D H A S I M M E D I A T E O P E N I N G S A V A I L A B L E F O R N E W S P A P E R C A R R I E R S / I N D E P E N D E N T C O N T R A C T O R S This is a great opportunity to be your own boss and earn $800 to $1,800+ per month. Candidates must be reliable, have a valid driv er's license, proof of auto insur ance, and de pendable transporta tion. We have routes currently available in the fol lowing towns: C L E R M O N T M I N N E O L A A N D G R O V E L A N D E m a i l u s a t : c a r r i e r s @ d a i l y c o m m e r c i a l c o m w i t h y o u r N a m e P h o n e N u m b e r a n d t h e c i t y y o u l i v e i n O r c a l l 3 5 2 3 6 5 8 2 6 5 T O W N O F M O N T V E R D E H I R I N G P U B L I C W O R K S T E C H N I C I A N J O B D E S C R I P T I O N & A P P L I C A T I O N A V A I L A B L E A T : W W W M Y M O N T V E R D E C O M T O W N O F M O N T V E R D E H I R I N G P U B L I C W O R K S D I R E C T O R $ 5 3 2 8 1 $ 8 0 8 6 9 D O Q Directs and oversees all activities related to the Public Works Department, Utility Depart ment, Cemetery, Parks & Recreation, Roads, Building and General Maintenance. F u l l J o b D e s c r i p t i o n & A p p l i c a t i o n A v a i l a b l e A t : W W W M Y M O N T V E R D E C O M D A I L Y C O M M E R C I A L C I R C U L A T I O N D E P A R T M E N T I N L E E S B U R G I S N O W H I R I N G F O R A P A R T T I M E C U S T O M E R S E R V I C E R E P R E S E N T A T I V E Can didate should have a good understanding of com puters and good com mu nica tion skills. Must be willing to work week ends and holi days. Must be willing to sub mit to a background check and drug test. P l e a s e s e n d r e s u m e t o : J e s s i c a h e r n a n d e z @ d a i l y c o m m e r c i a l c o m C L A S S A C D L T R U C K D R I V E R D a i l y i n s t a t e d e l i v e r i e s o f p r e c a s t c o n c r e t e s t r u c t u r e s 2 y r s e x p p r e f e r r e d D U R A S T R E S S 1 1 3 2 5 C R 4 4 L e e s b u r g 3 5 2 7 8 7 1 4 2 2 E O E / D F W P D R I V E R F u l l T i m e Hewitt Environmental is seeking a roll-off driver with a Class A or Class B CDL. Clean driv ing record, air brake endorse ment, Lift 50# and drive split shift trans. local Lake Co. A p p l y w i t h r e s u m e t o : h r d e p t @ h e w i t t c o n t r a c t i n g c o m N o P h o n e C a l l s P l e a s e E O E D F W P E V e r i f y Manufacturer of A/C grilles, regis ters and dif fusers is currently ac cepting applications for Assem blers. Excellent benefits package, 401k. A p p l y i n p e r s o n ( M o n F r i b e t w e e n 8 a m t o 3 p m ) M e t a l I n d u s t r i e s 4 0 0 W W a l k e r A v e B u s h n e l l F l 3 3 5 1 3 D F W P / E O E N O B L E S G O L F C A R T S is seek ing reliable Golf Cart Mechanic. We will train. Duties will include ser vices & repair of golf carts, both in the shop and on the road. Must have a great atti tude, work ethic and be willing to learn. Candidate must be physi cally fit, able to lift 100lbs and have Drivers. License with a clean record. A p p l y i n p e r s o n 1 4 1 6 N o r t h B l v d E L e e s b u r g F L 3 4 7 4 8 R O O F I N G C R E W E x p d i n M E T A L a n d T P O D F W P C a l l 3 2 5 3 1 4 3 6 2 5 S E R V I C E M A N / S U P E R I N T E N D E N T S t a r t i m m e d i a t e l y Established Roof ing Contractor seeking an ex perienced professional Serv iceman/Superi ntendent. Roofing exp. a must. Local travel is required. Not afraid to get your hands dirty. Must be able to man age roofing crews, meet ing w/ homeowners, and cit y/county inspec tors. Must be a highly self-motiva ted. R e q u i r e m e n t s : Must be punc tual, com puter savvy, have a good personality with the ability to sched ule your day & mul ti-task, must be computer lit er ate, strong de ci sion-making skills. Must be client fo cused with a pro fes sional attitude and appearance and be a team player. We cover mainly Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties. C a l l 3 5 2 7 5 1 1 4 7 1 f o r d e t a i l s T R U M A R K I N C I S T H E I N D U S T R Y S L E A D I N G P A V E M E N T M A R K I N G C O I N C E N T R A L F L We are seeking Gen eral La borers to join our team. Must be flex. and able to work day s/nights/wknds and be com fort able work ing in a Road Construc tion en viron ment. Must have a CLEAN driv ing record and pass a drug screen. Starting pay is $11/per hr. We of fer Health and Den tal ins. af ter 60 days and paid Hol i days after 90 days. E m a i l r e s u m e t o a d m i n @ t r u m a r k f l c o m o r A p p l y i n p e r s o n 3 1 7 1 3 L o n g A c r e s D r i v e S o r r e n t o F l 3 2 7 7 6 W e a r e E E O / D r u g F r e e E m p l o y e r * P R I C E S R E D U C E D * T A V A R E S / D O R A C A N A L F U R N H O M E S F O R R E N T / L E A S E O P T I O N O R S A L E N O D O G S F r o m $ 5 9 9 / m o o r $ 5 2 9 9 C a l l 3 5 2 3 4 3 7 7 8 0 r i v e r e s t w a t e r f r o n t r e s o r t c o m F R U I T L A N D P A R K T W I N P A L M S M A R I N A 1 & 2 br. Mobiles newly renovated fully fur nished. All utilities in cluded. Weekly & Monthly rates. No Deposit Small dogs allowed. Old Florida Fish Camp with Convenience Store on prop erty. Pon toon/Boat Slip rentals. C a l l 3 5 2 7 8 7 4 5 1 4 T A V A R E S / D O R A C A N A L F U R N I S H E D R E N T A L S 5 5 + R E S O R T N O D O G S C a l l 3 5 2 3 4 3 7 7 8 0 U M A T I L L A F u r n 1 b r i n c l u d e s u t i l i t i e s $ 6 5 0 / m o + s e c u r i t y N o p e t s 3 5 2 2 5 0 4 7 1 1 * P R I C E S R E D U C E D * T A V A R E S / D O R A C A N A L F U R N H O M E S F O R R E N T / L E A S E O P T I O N O R S A L E N O D O G S F r o m $ 5 9 9 / m o o r $ 5 2 9 9 C a l l 3 5 2 3 4 3 7 7 8 0 r i v e r e s t w a t e r f r o n t r e s o r t c o m M O B I L E H O M E S F O R S A L E W / O W N E R F I N A N C E C L E R M O N T H W Y 5 0 ( B e f o r e G r o v e l a n d ) 2br/1ba from $500 down $400/mo A l s o A v a i l H a n d y m a n S p e c i a l s 1 & 2br from ---$350/mo. & up * * * * * * * * * * * * L E E S B U R G L A K E G R I F F I N M H P 5 5 + N E W 2 / 2 f o r r e n t $ 7 5 0 / m o I n c l u d e s l a k e a c c e s s * * * * * * * * * * * * 4 0 7 5 4 7 9 3 9 4 o r 4 0 7 2 4 6 4 5 5 0 F o r o t h e r r e n t a l s 3 5 2 8 7 4 7 3 7 5 M O B I L E H O M E S F O R S A L E W / O W N E R F I N A N C E C L E R M O N T H W Y 5 0 ( B e f o r e G r o v e l a n d ) 2br/1ba from $500 down $400/mo A l s o A v a i l H a n d y m a n S p e c i a l s 1 & 2br from ---$350/mo. & up * * * * * * * * * * * * L E E S B U R G L A K E G R I F F I N M H P 5 5 + N E W 2 / 2 f o r r e n t $ 7 5 0 / m o I n c l u d e s l a k e a c c e s s * * * * * * * * * * * * 4 0 7 5 4 7 9 3 9 4 o r 4 0 7 2 4 6 4 5 5 0 F o r o t h e r r e n t a l s 3 5 2 8 7 4 7 3 7 5 M I N N E O L A C h e l s e a P a r k S u b d 4 / 2 n e w a p p l & W a s h e r / D r y e r $ 1 5 0 0 / m o 4 0 7 7 6 6 5 7 8 7 MT. DORA, 3/2 convenient loca tion, avail now $ 1150. 352-357-9305 * P R I C E S R E D U C E D * T A V A R E S / D O R A C A N A L F U R N H O M E S F O R R E N T / L E A S E O P T I O N O R S A L E N O D O G S F r o m $ 5 9 9 / m o o r $ 5 2 9 9 C a l l 3 5 2 3 4 3 7 7 8 0 r i v e r e s t w a t e r f r o n t r e s o r t c o m M O B I L E H O M E S F O R S A L E W / O W N E R F I N A N C E C L E R M O N T H W Y 5 0 ( B e f o r e G r o v e l a n d ) 2br/1ba from $500 down $400/mo A l s o A v a i l H a n d y m a n S p e c i a l s 1 & 2br from ---$350/mo. & up * * * * * * * * * * * * L E E S B U R G L A K E G R I F F I N M H P 5 5 + N E W 2 / 2 f o r r e n t $ 7 5 0 / m o I n c l u d e s l a k e a c c e s s * * * * * * * * * * * * 4 0 7 5 4 7 9 3 9 4 o r 4 0 7 2 4 6 4 5 5 0 F o r o t h e r r e n t a l s 3 5 2 8 7 4 7 3 7 5 T A V A R E S / D O R A C A N A L F U R N I S H E D R E N T A L S 5 5 + R E S O R T N O D O G S C a l l 3 5 2 3 4 3 7 7 8 0 T A V A R E S / D O R A C A N A L F U R N I S H E D R E N T A L S 5 5 + R E S O R T N O D O G S C a l l 3 5 2 3 4 3 7 7 8 0 E U S T I S 1 br w/bath + extras, util. incl. furnished, private entrance. $ 675 / mo + securit y 352-357-2708 MT. 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