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LOCAL & STATE | A3CITRUS TOWER WILL NOT HAVE LIGHT SHOW DINE | B7TAVARES PIZZERIA KEEPS THE FAMILY TRADITION ALIVE SPORTS | B1MOUNT DORAS HEGGIE HELPS UFS OFFENSE GET ON TRACK @dailycommercial Facebook.com/daily.commercial YOUR LOCAL SOURCE FOR LAKE & SUMTER COUNTIES Wednesday, October 17, 2018 75 ¢ Local & State ................A3 Opinion ......................A13 Weather ......................A14 Dine ............................B7 Sports...........................B1 Classified ....................B11 Volume 142, Issue 290 2018 GateHouse Media Home delivery: 352-787-0600 By Fay Abuelgasim, Suzan Fraser, and Jon GambrellThe Associated PressISTANBUL „ Police search-ing the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country.The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press intensified pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi, who vanished Oct. 2 while visiting the consulate to pick up paper-work he need to get married.President Donald Trump said after a phone call with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that he totally denied any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate.ŽThe Saudi Arabia consuls residence is seen Tuesday in Istanbul. A high-level Turkish of“ cial says police who searched the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there. [EMRAH GUREL/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] By Payne Ray pray@dailycommercial.comTAVARES „ The Lake and Sumter County Sheriffs Offic-esand Mount Dora Police have put out a call for hurricane relief donations.Starting Wednesday, the Lake County Sheriffs Office is taking donations from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Sheriffs Office opera-tions building, 360 West Ruby Street.The goods requested include basics, such as water, bread and cereal, and the Sheriffs Office is asking that canned foods have a pull-tab rather than requiring a can opener. They are also taking manual can openers.Dry dog and cat food are in demand, as well as standard baby-care items like diapers, wipes and formula.Toiletries, including femi-nine products, dry shampoos, grooming supplies, five-gallon buckets and washcloths are also requested, along with bedding, air mattresses, shoes and socks.Cops collect for storm victimsThe Lake County Sheriffs Of“ ce is collecting basic items and delivering them to Panhandle residents. [AP FILE] Sheri s in Lake, Sumter, Mount Dora police set up drop-o centers Damaged homes are seen along the waters edge on Friday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach. [DAVID GOLDMAN/AP FILE] By Jay ReevesThe Associated PressPANAMA CITY „ Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. Thats in addition to at least 10 deaths elsewhere across the South.The scope of the storms fury became clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches of the Florida Panhandle neighbor-hoods devastated by the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years.The count of 16 dead was twice the number previously tallied by The Associated Press.Emergency authorities said Michael blamed for 16 deaths in Florida By Frank Stanfield frankstanfield@ dailycommercial.comLEESBURG … If you're among those who believes your town has arrived when it gets a Starbucks, then Lees-burg has arrived.City Commissioner Bob Bone complained in February that, We cant get a Starbucks because of our income level.Ž But now, the Seattle coffee icon will soon have customers foam-ing at the cup. It doesnt just pour a cup of joe, of course, nor does it have servers pouring coffee. It has barristas filling orders for lattes, cappuccinos, macchiatos, Frapppuchinos and other drinks that sound like the starting lineup of an Ital-ian soccer team. The new shop will be built next to Steak and Leesburg gets a StarbucksSee TURKEY, A7 See STARBUCKS, A6Turkey: Evidence of Khashoggi slaying foundSee MICHAEL, A6 See COLLECT, A6

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A2 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com CAIROEgyptAir pulls magazine after Drew Barrymore articleEgyptian officials say EgyptAir has removed the latest edition of its in-flight magazine over a contentious article it published, purportedly based on an interview with American actress Drew Barrymore.They say the carrier had agreed with its publisher, Al-Ahram advertising agency, to stop printing more copies of the October issue of the maga-zine, Horus, and pull the ones already placed onboard the fleets aircraft.The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they werent authorized to talk to the media.Earlier this month, EgyptAir said Al-Ahram is to blame for Horus content and specifi-cally for the Barrymore article, which was riddled with misspellings and grammatical errors. MOSCOWKremlin: No plans for PutinTrump meeting in ParisThe Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Paris for an event that President Donald Trump is also set to attend, but a meeting between them isnt planned.Putins foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said Tuesday that Putin will visit Paris on Nov. 11 to attend events marking 100 years since the armistice ending World War I. Trump is also scheduled to attend the commemorations.Asked if Putin and Trump could meet in Paris, Ushakov said that there had been no talk about a possible encounter.BERLINPolice: So far no indication of IS link to Cologne attackCologne police are investigating whether extremism was the motivation behind a bloody hostage-taking at the citys main train station, but so far have found no ties to the Islamic State group, authorities said Tuesday.Criminal police investigation leader Klaus-Stephan Becker told reporters the man has been identified as a 55-year-old Syrian refugee who came to Germany in early 2015 and was granted asylum.Witnesses to the Monday attack in the crowded train station reported to police that the suspect, whose name wasnt released, said he was acting in the name of the Islamic State group. But Becker said they found noth-ing in the mans Cologne apartment to support that. The Associated Press NATION & WORLDPUBLISHER: Steve Skaggs steve.skaggs@dailycommercial.com .......................352-365-8213 EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Tom McNiff tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.com ..........................352-365-8250 DIGITAL EDITOR, LIFESTYLES EDITOR: Whitney Lehnecker whitney.lehnecker@dailycommercial.com ..............352-365-8258 SPORTS EDITOR: Paul Jenkins paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com .........................352-365-8204 SPORTS WRITER: Frank Jolley frank.jolley@dailycommet.com................................352-365-8268 REPORTER: Frank Stan“ eld frankstan“ eld@dailycommercial.com ......................352-365-8257 REPORTER: Roxanne Brown roxanne.brown@dailycommercial.com ....................352-365-8266 REPORTER : Payne Ray pray@dailycommercial.com .....................................352-365-8262 Retail Advertising .....................................................352-314-3278 Classi“ ed Advertising ...............................................352-314-3278 Lake Circulation ........................................................352-787-0600 Sumter Circulation ...................................................877-702-0600 Billing .......................................................................352-787-0600 Accounting ................................................................352-365-8212 SUBSCRIPTION RATES Home delivery (Daily/Sunday) 3 months: 41.70 ....................Tax: 2.92 .......................Total: 44.62 6 months: 88.40 ....................Tax: 5.84 .......................Total: 89.24 1 year: 166.80 .......................Tax: 11.68 .....................Total: 178.47 FOR HOME DELIVERY: Call 352-787-0600 (Lake) or 877-702-0600 (Sumter) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 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OUR COMMITMENT TO ACCURACY: The Daily Commercial promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its pages. If you believe we have made an error, call the news department at 352-365-8250. ANNOUNCEMENTS, CALENDAR, GAME RESULTS: Email upcoming events, along with news about awards and personal or professional milestones „ with a photo, if you desire „ to news@ dailycommercial.com. Schools or coaches can report game results after 6 p.m. by calling 352-365-8268 or 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to sports@dailycommercial.com. YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE FOR LAKE AND SUMTER COUNTIESThe Daily Commercial (ISSN 0896-1042) is published daily for $178.47 per year (plus Florida sales tax) by GateHouse Media at 21 2 East Main Street, Leesburg, Florida. Periodicals postage is paid at the USPO, Leesburg, FL. POSTMASTER: Send all address changes to the Daily Commercial, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007. 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. Monday, Oct. 15 Cash 4 Life: 21-23-31-55-57-4 Fantasy 5: 2-15-16-17-32 Tuesday, Oct. 16 Pick 5 Afternoon: 4-3-1-3-1 Pick 4 Afternoon: 6-2-8-5 Pick 3 Afternoon: 4-7-3 Pick 2 Afternoon: 5-0LOTTERY IN BRIEF DATELINES A small crawlspace near the top of the pull-down ladder at the former Cantrell Funeral Home, seen Monday, was the area where Michigan inspectors found badly decomposed remains of 11 infants hidden in a ceiling compartment of the shuttered Detroit funeral home. An anonymous letter led state inspectors to “ nd the remains Friday hidden in the ceiling, between the “ rst and second ” oors, of a building owned until this year by the Cantrell Funeral Home. [CARLOS OSORIO/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign to build support for expanding the Supreme Court by four justices in 2021. The campaign, calling itself the 1.20.21 Project and being launched Wednesday, also wants to increase the size of the lower federal courts to counteract what it terms Republican obstruction, theft and procedural abuseŽ of the federal judiciary. [J. DAVID AKE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]By Russ BynumThe Associated PressMEXICO BEACH, Fla. „ Hurricane Michael swamped Dena Frosts mobile home and obliterated the shop where she sold pottery beside the main highway running through Mexico Beach. Most of her neighbors saw similar destruction.The monstrous storm wrecked the mayors hardware store and the only grocery in this Gulf Coast town of about 1,000 people. It splintered beach-front condos and smashed the inn that has welcomed tourists for four decades. It reduced seafood restaurants to rubble and literally broke the bank.As Frost, 62, searched on Sunday among the large clay pots lying scattered among her shops ruins for undamaged inventory she might still sell, how soon „ or even if „ she might be able to reopen her business of 12 years was a question too painful to bear.It is so devastating right now that you cant think about,Ž Frost said. Mexico Beach was the loveliest place on Earth. And now its gone.ŽAs they face rebuilding a town that Michael practically wiped off the map, Frost and others worry about what Mexico Beach might become.For decades, the town has persisted as a stubbornly middlebrow enclave on what residents proudly refer to as Floridas Forgot-ten Coast.Ž Businesses are locally owned. The closest thing to a national franchise is Mayor Al Catheys Ace Hardware store. While some locals owned posh homes that overlooked the beach on stilts, many lived in mobile homes.The spring-break influx of college students that fuels neighboring Panama City Beachs economy bypasses Mexico Beach. High-rise condos and resort hotels have been kept at bay by local ordinances that restrict building heights to 48 feet.Were one of the most unique coastal communities left,Ž said Cathey, a Mexico Beach native. Were not commercialized. Were mom-and-pop businesses. Theres no corporate America here. Theres no Walmart. Theres no Pizza Hut.ŽBut the mayor, like many of his constituents, is concerned that could change. Many property owners in Mexico Beach are older retirees who may not want to rebuild. They and other owners might opt to sell rather than start over, Cathey said. And the new owners will probably want to build bigger.Families passing beach cottages along over three or four generations, thats over,Ž Cathey said. I think the pressure will come to want us to be something that we arent.ŽBill Shockey, 86, said he plans to sell his Mexico Beach home of more than 40 years after the hurricane battered it with storm surge and peeled off much of the roof. Earl Boyett of Bainbridge, Georgia, has owned a condo for vacations and weekend getaways in Mexico Beach for 16 years. Its still stand-ing, but with the side of the building facing the beach largely torn off.The 60-year-old contrac-tor isnt looking forward to rebuilding, and he is not sure what the four other owners who shared the building will want to do.Lots are going to be for sale now, point-blank,Ž Boyett said. I would sell, probably, before I build.ŽAfter falling in love with the small beach town during a decade of vacations, Hilary Davidson and her husband built a home two years ago and moved in permanently. Her stepson built the house to withstand a big storm, and it held up admirably during the hurricane. The only water that got in, she said, came up from the shower drain.She describes Mexico Beach as a place where her daughter can ride a bike without worrying about speeding traffic. When she returned home after the storm, Davidson slept with the windows and doors open.We dont want our com-munity to change,Ž she said. Im afraid a lot of the people who have been devastated are going to give up. There are a lot of older people who arent going to have the resources.ŽMany residents who also worked in Mexico Beach no longer have jobs. Tom Wood and his wife employed about a dozen people at the Driftwood Inn, which they opened more than 40 years ago.The hurricanes storm surge nearly demolished the side of the 24-room inn facing the beach. Three of the four rental homes Wood had across the highway got smashed. Wood said he will keep workers on the payroll as long as he can afford to. But he also has to refund thousands of dollars in deposit money from guests who had booked vacations through next summer.The plan right now is Ill build it back bigger and better than it was,Ž Wood said. But itll take me two years to rebuild.ŽCould rebuilding ruin beach town?In this Oct. 14 photo, Dena Frost salvages an unbroken clay pot from the wreckage of her pottery business in Mexico Beach, Fla. [RUSS BYNUM/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 A3 LOCAL & STATETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comNEWS BRIEFS By Jim TurnerNews Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE „ Roads are out. Some schools are rubble. Housing needs are growing.The next leaders of the Florida Legislature say theyre ready to assist Gov. Rick Scott or state agencies in the recovery from devastat-ing Hurricane Michael. They just need to be asked.If the governor identifies an unmet need that requires swift legislative action, we will certainly work with him to address it,Ž incoming Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, said Monday. But Galvano and incoming House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, are not expecting such action until more is known about the impacts of the storm, which came ashore Wednesday near Panama City with 155 mph sustained winds. Michael plunged more than 400,000 utility customers into the dark and leveled homes and businesses in a deadly path that cut north across rural Panhandle communities into Southwest Georgia.Lawmakers wait to see if storm action neededIncoming Florida Senate President Bill Galvano said the state Legislature is ready to help in the recovery from Hurricane Michael if needed. [DAN WAGNER/GATEHOUSE MEDIA] LEESBURGMan charged with threatening to hammer girlfriendLeesburg police Monday charged a man with aggravated assault with intent to commit a felony when he allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend with a hammer.Samuel G. Brown Jr., 37, of the 32000 block of Quiet Harbor Avenue, was arrested and held without bond.His girl-friend said she was lying in bed and talking on the phone. He was lying beside her. She thought he was asleep. When she hung up, he hit her, called her a name and said, Im fixing to kill you.ŽShe said she tried to explain that it was her dad on the phone. She said she retreated to a closet, and while continu-ing to try and explain that she had been talking to her father, he picked up a hammer and threatened again to kill her.JACKSONVILLEAll Jacksonville high schools to get metal detectorsOfficials in Jacksonville say all Duval County high schools will soon have walk-through metal detectors and hand wandsŽ to check student for weapons.The decision was made Monday and districts police force director Michael Edwards says it will take 30 to 90 days for the equipment to arrive and additional time for it to be installed.The district is paying $2.5 million for the metal detectors and some security cameras.The Florida Times-Union reports the decision reverses a long-held position by previous leaders of the school district. But Edwards said the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in February and a rash of shoot-ings involving Duval County schools led to the changes.Superintendent Diana Greene says each high school will get two metal detectors.ORLANDOMan accused of trying to kidnap girl at airportPolice say a 49-year-old man is accused of trying to kidnap an 8-year-old girl at Orlando International Airport.Witnesses told police that on Saturday night Alfredo Sanchez grabbed the child as she was standing with her parents near the east check-point of terminal B.An arrest affidavit says the girl was screaming as Sanchez tried walking away with her. Witnesses say Sanchez yelled, This is my girl.ŽAlexis Vargas tells the Orlando Sentinel that he and another man intervened, pin-ning Sanchez to the ground while they waited for police to arrive. The 63-year-old Vargas says he put Sanchez in a choke hold.ŽPolice said the girl was not physically injured but was obviously traumatized mentally.ŽSanchez is charged with attempted kidnapping and remains at the Orange County Jail.DAYTONA BEACHSmall plane crashes off beach, pilot survivesAuthorities say a pilot sur-vived after crashing a small plane into the ocean off a beach.The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that crash occurred Tuesday afternoon off Daytona Beach Shores. Officials say the pilot refused to be taken to the hospital after being helped ashore.The single-engine Jabiru 250 was brought to shore with a broken right wing. Federal Brown The light show at the Citrus Tower in Clermont featured over 100,000 lights and required four miles of electrical wire annually. Thousands of people visited the Citrus Tower each holiday season to enjoy the light show, which was synchronized to holiday music. [PHOTOS BY LINDA CHARLTON / CORRESPONDENT] By Linda Charlton CorrespondentCLERMONT … Christmas in Clermont will have a dif-ferent look this year. The light show that beamed from the Citrus Tower for seven years is moving just a few minutes south to the campus of Real Life Church.The show there will be readily visible from parts of U.S. Highway 27 and from parts of Steves Road. Jay Peterson of Jayslights will continue handling the display at its new location, and Citrus Tower owner Greg Homan, whose family funded the Citrus Tower show as a gift to the community for all seven years, has donated all his LED lights, light controllers, and wire … about four miles of it, according to Peterson … to Real Life. Peterson says he will intro-duce new technologiesŽ in this show, and there will also be interactive elements as well, with an outdoor per-formance area at the church.Pulling the plugCitrus Tower in Clermont wont have holiday light show this year See BRIEFS, A4See ACTION, A4 See TOWER, A4By Roxanne Brownroxanne.brown@ dailycommercial.comMOUNT DORA „ Resi-dents will have to wait a little longer to learn whether or not they will be allowed to walk around the citys downtown area with a drink in their hand.Although the creation of an entertainment district in the downtown area was on the City Councils agenda for a final vote Tuesday night, it was tabled by City Manager Robin Hayes near the start of the meeting.Hayes said the reason for the delay is because the process and procedures sur-rounding the open-container ordinance were only officially made available to merchants on the citys website last Thursday.We would like to allow them more time to review it,Ž Hayes said during the meeting.Outdoor drinking on holdVisitors take part in a wine tasting event at Maggies Attic in Mount Dora. The city postponed a vote on creating an entertainment district. [DAILY COMMERCIAL FILE] Mount Dora delays its vote on downtown entertainment districtSee DRINKING, A4By Frank Stanfieldfrankstanfield @dailycommercial.comSORRENTO „ Lake County Sheriffs investigators have arrested and charged a man in the slaying of a man in Sorrento, who stumbled to a nearby house begging for help and crying out, Please dont shoot me anymore.ŽDouglas J. Devitt, 43, of Orange Street in Sorrento, was picked up on a first-degree murder warrant Monday for the Aug. 31 slaying of Carlos GhostŽ Humberto Estrella Castillo, 49, of Orlando. Devitt has denied kill-ing GhostŽ or even seeing him the day of the slaying, but he admitted to detectives that he is a drug dealer, that GhostŽ was his main supplier, and that he owed him money.He told others, however, that he had to pull the plugŽ on his sup-plier, that if he didnt, he would be killed.Residents at the home in the 31000 block of Carroll Street were not involved in the 11:17 p.m. shooting, authori-ties said.The arrest report released Tuesday reveals a thorough, intensive investigation, with wit-nesses ultimately coming forward, including some who said he was threat-ening them.Some witnesses were more helpful than others.When deputies first Sorrento man is charged in slayingDevitt See CHARGED, A4

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A4 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com TodaysServices Aviation Administration records show the plane is registered as an "amateur built" kit model out of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The plane was built in 2005 and last cer-tified to fly starting in 2014.ORLANDOCouple plans an extreme day of DisneyA Tennessee couple plans to visit six Disney parks on two U.S. coasts in one day.Heather and Clark Ens-minger on Wednesday plan to visit Disney World's four theme parks in Florida, hop a cross-country plane and end the night at Disney's two California parks.The couple from Kingsport, Tennessee, will be armed with a spreadsheet showing what time they need to be at each park.In Florida, they plan to have breakfast at Disney's Hollywood Studios before walking over to Epcot. From there, they will go to the Magic Kingdom and have lunch at Animal Kingdom. They have a direct flight from Orlando to Los Ange-les at 4:30 p.m.They plan to be at California Adventure by 8 p.m. local time and Dis-neyland before it closes at midnight. BRIEFSFrom Page A3 In the here and now, if the governor or any agency needs resources or assistance for issues created by Hurricane Michael, the Florida House stands ready to help,Ž Oliva said.State lawmakers are set to return to Tallahassee shortly after the Nov. 6 election for an organizational session that includes seating new members and formally making Oliva and Galvano the leaders of their respective chambers.The 2019 legislative session will start in March. But lawmakers can take actions in the interim by holding special sessions or convening the Joint Legislative Budget Com-mission, which is made up of House and Senate members and can shift money to address needs.Galvano noted that lawmakers from the hur-ricane-impacted areas have been working with Scott, Cabinet members and st ate agencies, while Senate staff members in Tallahassee has been coordinating with district offices to ensure the continuation of con-stituent services.Also, Galvano said state budget reserves are available for Scott to direct toward the storm response.The governor has broad executive author-ity to utilize those reserves to allocate state resources needed to fur-ther a comprehensive response in the immediate aftermath of the storm,Ž Galvano said.In waiting, Oliva said he would also like to see if measures crafted by the House Select Committee on Hurricane Response and Prepared-ness after last years Hurricane Irma had any effect.It is my hope that many of those recommendations became a reality, but we will likely assess what went wrong and what went right after we all work to help our fellow Floridians put their lives back together,Ž Oliva said.Many of the post-Irma proposals were designed to address issues in the agriculture industry and more densely populated portions of the state, where major highways that serve as arteries for food, water and fuel also are primary evacuation routes.Money was set aside for a variety of purposes, such as $15 million for affordable housing in the Irma-battered Keys and $11.2 million for beach restoration.Lawmakers also approved, as part of a wider tax-relief package, a property-tax break for homeowners displaced by Irma. In addition, they approved tax breaks on fuel used to transport agricultural products after the storm; on agricultural fencing materials purchased for repairs after the storm; and for citrus packing houses that had their businesses interrupted by Irma or by the deadly disease citrus greening.Despite the changes, other storm-related pro-posals „ such as taking steps to strengthen the electric grid, create a strategic fuel-reserve task force, and use railtank cars to bring fuel into evacuation areas to avoid a repeat of runs on gas stations „ failed to advance during this years legislative session.Rep. Jeanette Nunez, a Miami Republican who chaired the select committee and is now the running mate of GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, said after the 2018 session that she hoped lawmakers would try to tackle some of the recommendations that failed to advance rather than grow complacent. ACTIONFrom Page A3 Real Life o utreach direc-tor Tim McCormack sees the show as a good fit for Real Life. It was a great fit for what we are as a church, and our location. Its not the Citrus Tower, but its a highly vis-ible location.Ž Peterson announced the change on Facebook a few weeks ago, but the roots of change go back to last years show at the Citrus Tower. Greg (Homan) and I talked about not doing it anymore,Ž Peterson says, noting that some of the children at the Tower were running around destroying the bushes.Ž Homan also says that the crowds were becoming an issue, and he was considering hiring security for crowd control, and that would have made the production a lot more expensive. This is not a decision I made lightly,Ž Homan says. Homan describes his seven years with the show as a journey. He tried to make each show a little bigger, a little different, a little better than the last. Yet he acknowledges that he was was getting an increasing number of complaints that the show was the same, along with a few complaints about the choices of music. Homan and Peterson both say that space was a major problem at the Tower. The show was basically in the middle of a parking lot, and not even a big parking lot. It was so limited,Ž Homan says. I reached my limit. I wanted to take the show to the next level, but it was way out of my league. I approached Real Life. The main reason I did it is I wanted it (the show) to go bigger and better. If Id had any doubts that Real Life would not disappoint me, I wouldnt have gone there.Ž Speaking of the shows, Peterson says Its a happy event. People would come and bring their blankets. Theyre going to do it again.Ž The Real Life show is set to light up on December 1. TOWERFrom Page A3The Associated PressBOISE, Idaho „ A top Idaho wildlife official has resigned amid outrage over a photo of him posing with a baboon family he killed during a hunting trip Africa, ending days of turmoil for a state where big game hunt-ing is popular but critics said the photo was seen as unsportsmanlike by hunt-ing enthusiasts. Idaho Gov. C.L. ButchŽ Otter said in a statement that he asked for and accepted Blake Fisch-ers resignation on Monday, three days after the Idaho Statesman newspaper pub-lished the first report about a photo of Fischer smiling with four dead baboons propped in front of him.The photo and others of Fischer and his wife shoot-ing at least 14 animals in Namibia were accompanied by descriptions in an email that Fischer sent to more than 100 recipients. Fischer has said he did nothing illegal, unethical or immoral.He didnt apologize for killing the baboons but said in his resignation to Otter that he recently made some poor judgments that resulted in sharing photos of a hunt in which I did not display an appropri-ate level of sportsmanship and respect for the animals I harvested.Ž O cial resigns after killing baboon family Hayes said by doing so, merchants would be able to better communicate to the council what they like or dont like about it and therefore, would be able to make more informed comments about it.A city spokeswoman said the final reading for the entertainment district will be placed on the agenda for a future meeting, but that the date has yet to be determined.The ordinance, if approved, would allow outdoor consumption of alcoholic beverages in the district seven days a week.The idea behind the entertainment district is that people would be allowed to carry a drink with them from one partici-pating business to the next and outside areas within the districts boundaries.Businesses that serve alcohol must be registered with the city and patrons could only carry drinks on the street in plastic cups not to exceed 16 ounces. The cups must contain markings to identify the business. Additionally, only one drink per person would be allowed at any given time and no drinks can be purchased or consumed between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m.The measure got tentative council approval in September, when the board voted 5-2 to move it to a final vote. Councilwoman Laurie Tillett and Council-man Cal Rolfson cast the dissenting votes.On Tuesday, council members Marc Crail and Cathy Hoechst were absent. DRINKINGFrom Page A3 arrived, they found Benton Jones sweaty and shaky.Ž He said he ran after hearing gunfire.Jones said he was sitting in a chair when he had a weird feeling like something bad was going to happen.Ž He said there were four people around him working on some equipment when he heard someone running from a wooded area where he was sitting toward a vehicle and shot at someone about six times.ŽHe said he heard someone he believed to be a white guy in his 30sŽ scream.Jones said he ran into the woods, then to a nearby fire station, but he did not call 911, even though he had a cellphone. He refused to name the people that were with him. He stated that he if he told, he would be the next one to be shot.ŽIt was even difficult to tell, at first, who the victim was. He was taken to Flor-ida Hospital Waterman where he died. Deputies using an electronic identi-fication system identified him as Jose Martinez. That turned out to be an alias.Deputies did find a 2008 BMW parked near a wooden fence that had been hit by gunfire. Inside the car, they found Castil-los drivers license. They also found one walkietalkie in the car. The car was registered to another person. A cellphone had been dropped between the fence and the car.Information on the phone was removed remotely, according to the affidavitOn Sept. 3, Jones was able to provide the names of three other witnesses who were at the scene.Investigators got another break on Sept. 5, when a concerned citi-zenŽ told them that Devitt confessed that he had shot somebody.ŽThat same tipster reportedly overheard a conversation with people at Devitts house about a Mexican screaming, Stop shooting!ŽDevitt also reportedly confided to the tipster that he fetched the gun from the woods, and he had to do it or be killed.ŽA search warrant turned up the matching walkie-talkie at Devitts house.On Oct. 1, several witnesses told deputies that Devitt was threatening them if they talked to investigators.On that same day, Apopka police called to say that a man they had arrested had information about the slaying. Timothy Johnson said Devitt was telling him that GhostŽ was getting crazyŽ over money that Devitt owed him and that he will have get him before he gets me.ŽOn Oct. 9, two women came forward to say that they had driven Devitt to the crime scene the night of the shooting.They saw a vehicle in the driveway with the lights on. Devitt got out of the back seat with a revolver. About that time, a dark car drove up. The first vehicles lights went out, then they saw muzzle flashes and heard six gunshots. The headlights of the first vehicle came back on and Devitt got back in their car and said, I shot that guy in the face.ŽThey said Devitt told them to drive to a place he called The CompoundŽ in the 31000 block of Toll-gate Trail, also in Sorrento, where he got rid of the gun.On Sept. 14, a woman came forward to say that she read a text on her husbands phone from someone named PatrickŽ or StephanŽ saying Devitt had to kill the plugŽ before the plugŽ killed him. PlugŽ is slang for drug supplier. The womans husband had bailed Devitt out of jail on Sept. 9.At that time, detectives had not released any infor-mation to the public about Devitt owing any drug money.In the days immediately following the homicide the defendant made statements to three witnesses that he had shot someone. Three witnesses observed the defendant in possession of a .22 caliber revolver,Ž the arrest affi-davit states.It cited other witness statements saying the shooter walked onto the property through a wooded area behind the property, and the women who took him to the scene, who saw the gun, and saw him dis-pose of it.When he got in the vehicle immediately following the shooting, the defendant admittedƒ he shot someone.Ž CHARGEDFrom Page A3Pedestrians walk down a sidewalk in downtown Mount Dora on March 5, 2018. [WHITNEY LEHNECKER/DAILY COMMERCIAL] The ordinance, if approved, would allow outdoor consumption of alcoholic beverages in the district seven days a week.

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A6 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comShake on U.S. Highway 441 across the street from Lake Square Mall. First, it must level an empty bank building that will become the site of the store. Leesburg has already approved the demolition permit and is in the pro-cess of reviewing plans for the new building. Well probably have the old building torn down by the end of the year,Ž said Britt Powell, construction manager for Richardson Turner Construction Co., in Knoxville, Tenn. Starbucks itself has been around for a long time, of course. The first store opened in 1971. Now, there are 28,000 in 77 markets across the world, includ-ing Eustis, Clermont, Mount Dora and The Villages. For Leesburg city com-missioners, not having a shop has been a source of frustration. Low-priced housing and longtime stagnant growth made Leesburg only a pass-throughŽ city to get from one end of the county to the other. That was already changing last year when the city decided to sell hundreds of acres of vacant land to The Villages near Floridas Turnpike along County Road 470. A rebirth of downtown, booming Beacon College, Marriott Hotel plans and other developments are sure to bring more customers to the bustling barristas, demanding everything from espresso shots to drinks that look more like ice cream than coffee. Leesburg has always had a love affair with new food chains. When Steak and Shake was preparing to open several years ago, retirees waited in a line of lawn chairs that stretched around the building. Those days may be gone forever, but if not, it would be nice to have a cup of coffee while waiting. STARBUCKSFrom Page A112 of the deaths were in Bay County, where the storm slammed ashore with 155 mph winds and towering storm surge last Wednesday.Bay County includes Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town of 1,000 people that was nearly obliterated, as well as Tyndall Air Force Base, Panama City and Lynn Haven, all of which were heavily damaged.Florida emergency authorities gave no details on how the victims died.The APs tally also includes 10 deaths in Vir-ginia, Georgia and North Carolina.Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey said two deaths were confirmed in his town, a man and a woman who did not evacuate and whose homes were destroyed.Only one person remained missing in Mexico Beach, Cathey said, adding that author-ities were almost certain that that person evacuated before Michael and simply hasnt been contacted.Were holding steady at two and dont expect that number to rise,Ž the mayor said.Meanwhile, a glimmer of hope emerged when cellphone service began to return to the stricken zone.Cathey had a one-word exclamation when his Verizon phone started working for the first time in nearly a week: Hallelujah!ŽVerizon service also resumed in Panama City, where residents havent been able to contact loved ones or call for help.Gov. Rick Scott had been criticizing phone companies over what he called a slow restoration of service.Sitting outside in the sweltering heat in the Panama City area as she fanned herself with a fly-swatter, Christy Tanksley said the sudden improve-ment in cell service was a huge relief.A lot of people didnt even know we had evacu-ated and come back,Ž said Tanksley, whose phone runs off the Verizon network.I turned my phone on this morning and it started going crazy,Ž she said. There were all kinds of messages, Facebook notifications, emails and emergency alerts.Ž MICHAELFrom Page A1The Sheriffs Office is also asking for fuel, in the form of five-gallon plastic gas containers and Sterno cooking fuel cans. Twocycle engine oil is also on the list. Coolers and tarps cap off the list ahead of supplies for search and cleanup crews, including chain saw blades and files, plastic tarps and latex gloves.The Sheriffs Office will deliver the goods as soon as possibleŽ so dona-tions should be brought in quickly.Lake has 18 deputies and support personnel helping with the hurricane relief effort in the Panhandle. Area fire departments and aid agencies are also well represented in the storm-stricken area.Meanwhile, the Sumter County Sheriffs Office will accept donations at two Sheriff's Office buildings at 7361 Powell Road in Wildwood and 250 East McCollum Ave. in Bushnell.The front office in each building will serve as the drop location, according to Public Information Officer Michelle Keszey.Donors can bring their items there from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The most needed supplies, according to the Sumter Sheriffs Office, are tarps, gas cans, coolers, generators and nonperishable food items.Mount Dora Police Department also announced a donation drive for Friday and Saturday at the Police Department office and at a public parking lot on Fifth Ave., respectively.Dropoff times are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.The Mount Dora relief effort is taking only packaged water, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, baby supplies including formula and diapers, and bagged pet food.Non-perishable foods and clothing aren't being taken, though monetary donations are being accepted by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 147 to help fund relief efforts. COLLECTFrom Page A1Mishelle McPherson looks for her friend Agnes Vicari in the rubble of her home in Mexico Beach on Thursday. [AP PHOTO/GERALD HERBERT, FILE] Starbucks will build a store on the site of a former bank across the street from Lake Square Mall in Leesburg. [GATEHOUSE MEDIA FILE]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 A7The crown prince told me that he has already started, and will rapidly expand, a full and complete investigation into this matter. Answers will be forthcoming shortly,Ž Trump said in a tweet.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Saudi Arabia to talk to King Salman and the 33-year-old crown prince about the fate of the jour-nalist who wrote critically about the Saudis for the Washington Post.While it was all smiles and handshakes in Riyadh, one prominent Republican senator said he believed that the crown prince, widely known as MBS, had Khashoggi murdered.Ž This guy has got to go,Ž said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, speaking on Fox television. Saudi Arabia, if youre listening, there are a lot of good people you can choose, but MBS has tainted your coun-try and tainted himself.ŽSaudi officials have called Turkish allegations that a team of 15 Saudi agents killed Khashoggi baseless,Ž but U.S. media reports suggested that the kingdom may acknowledge the writer was killed at the consulate, perhaps as part of a botched interrogation.The close U.S. ally is ruled entirely by the Al Saud monarchy, and all major decisions in the ultracon-servative kingdom are made by the royal family.Washington Post Publisher and CEO Fred Ryan said the Saudi govern-ment owes the Khashoggi family and the world a full and honest explanation of everything that happened to him,Ž noting that Tues-day marked two weeks since the disappearance of the 59-year-old journalist.The Saudi govern-ment can no longer remain silent, and it is essential that our own government and others push harder for the truth,Ž Ryan added.The high-level Turkish official told the AP that police found certain evidenceŽ of Khashoggis slaying at the consulate, without elaborating. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing.Police planned a second search at the Saudi consul generals home, as well as some of the countrys dip-lomatic vehicles, Turkeys Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Leaked surveillance video show diplomatic cars traveled to the consul generals home shortly after Khashoggi went into the consulate.Consul General Moham-med al-Otaibi left Turkey Tuesday afternoon, state media reported, just as police began putting up barricades around his official residence. Saudi Arabia did not immediately acknowledge he had left or offer a reason for his departure.Earlier in the day, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said the inviolability or immunityŽ of people or premises granted under the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations should be waived immediately.Ž That convention covers diplo-matic immunity, as well as the idea that embassies and consulates sit on foreign soil in their host countries.Given there seems to be clear evidence that Mr. Khashoggi entered the consulate and has never been seen since, the onus is on the Saudi authorities to reveal what happened to him,Ž Bachelet said.Turkey had wanted to search the consulate for days. Permission apparently came after a late Sunday night call between King Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Certain areas of the consulate were to remain off-limits, although officials would be able to inspect surveillance cameras, Turkish media reported.Erdogan told journalists Tuesday that police sought traces of toxicŽ materials and suggested parts of the consulate had been recently painted, without elaborating.In Riyadh, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir greeted Pompeo at the air-port. The former CIA chief didnt make any remarks to the media.Soon after, Pompeo arrived at a royal palace, where he thanked King Salman for accepting my visit on behalf of President TrumpŽ before the two went into a closed-door meeting. Pompeo then met a smiling Prince Mohammed, the heir apparent to the throne of the worlds largest oil exporter.We are strong and old allies,Ž the prince told Pompeo. We face our challenges together „ the past, the day of, tomorrow.ŽPompeo was to have a dinner Tuesday night with Prince Mohammed and was expected to fly to Turkey on Wednesday.Trump previously warned of severe punish-mentŽ for the kingdom if it was found to be involved in Khashoggis disappearance, which has spooked investors.Trumps warning drew an angry response Sunday from Saudi Arabia and its state-linked media, includ-ing a suggestion that Riyadh could wield its oil produc-tion as a weapon. The U.S. president has been after King Salman and OPEC to boost production to drive down high oil prices, caused in part by the coming re-imposition of oil sanctions on Iran. TURKEYFrom Page A1

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A8 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comBy Laurie KellmanThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ She took the DNA test President Donald Trump urged, and he mocked her for it. Now Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking a page from Trumps playbook, hitting back in personal terms and calling him creepyŽ on Twitter.When it comes to challenging the man who redefined the rules of American political combat, the Massachusetts Demo-crat, whos weighing a 2020 presidential run, is often doing it Trumps way.And like Trump, shes getting blowback: Jokes. Objections. And grumblings from her own political party about timing, with midterm elections three weeks away.Trumps mockery of Warrens claim of Native American ancestry „ hes called her PocahontasŽ and said he would offer to pay $1 million to charity if she took a DNA test „ clearly got into her head.In what was a longplanned and heavily produced rollout, Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA test that shows she has Native American ancestry between six and 10 generations ago. That would make her between 1/ 64th and 1/1024th Native American, according to The Boston Globe.Warren has acknowledged listing her Native American heritage on a directory for years, but she and those who hired her have denied that her background was a factor in advancing her career.The accusation that the Oklahoma native claimed the ethnic background to get ahead could be politi-cally potent with the partys black and Hispanic supporters. Among Warrens possible 2020 competitors are former Vice President Joe Biden and at least four of Warrens fellow Demo-cratic senators: Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Bernie Sanders of Vermont.Whats unclear is whether Warrens DNA gambit will allow her to put the controversy in the past, or whether it endures in jokes and political lore.The presidents initial reaction to Warrens DNA test: Who cares?Ž He also denied making the million-dollar donation offer.Warren promptly tweeted her charity of choice: The National Indig-enous Womens Resource Center. Asked about the promise to donate to Warrens char-ity of choice, Trump said: Ill only do it if I can test her personally. That will not be something I enjoy doing, either.ŽDNA tests are typically done using a sample swabbed from the inside of a persons cheek.We all know why @ realDonaldTrump makes creepy physical threats about me, right? Hes scared. Hes trying to do what he always does to women who scare him: call us names, attack us person-ally, shrink us down to feel better about himself. It may soothe his ego but it wont work,Ž Warren tweeted.The creepyŽ description carries extra meaning during the nations reckon-ing with sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era. More than a dozen women have accused him of sexual mis-conduct „ all liars, Trump says.The creepyŽ tweet was just one of more than two dozen tweets on Warrens campaign account Monday, covering Trump and getting behind Democrats running in the Nov. 6 elections. Trump clearly noticed.He started Tuesday with three tweets claim-ing Warrens DNA test is bogusŽ and that she perpetrated a scam and a lie.ŽShe fired back at Trump within minutes: Youve lost a step, and in 21 days, youre going to lose Congress.ŽWarren said in her video that her ancestry is a matter of family folklore and that she understands that only tribes determine tribal citizenship.That wasnt enough for Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr.Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inap-propriate and wrong,Ž he said Monday. Senator Warren is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage.ŽNative Americans also have objected to Trumps PocahontasŽ nickname for Warren.Argue the substance all you want, but why 22 days before a crucial election where we MUST win house and senate to save America, why did @SenWarren have to do her announcement now? Why cant Dems ever stay focused???Ž tweeted Jim Messina, former Presi-dent Barack Obamas 2012 campaign manager.Warren is in the midst of her own Senate reelection campaign, as well as a midterm blitz to help other Democrats nationwide win their races. While she has not yet campaigned for Democrats in neighboring New Hampshire, she was among the first elected officials to call gubernatorial candidate Molly Kelly on the night of her primary election victory.Warren also has designated staff to help candidates in the states with early presidential primaries, including former staff-ers now working for state parties in New Hamp-shire and South Carolina. Those are among the first states to vote in the presidential primaries beginning in 15 months.The Warren DNA matter quickly became part of political culture.Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, 84, tweeted a photo of himself looking at his phone, purportedly at his own DNA test results showing he has a small fraction of T-RexŽ ancestry.The rest: other dino-saurs,Ž the tweet reads.Hashtags abounded, including #WarrenIsNotCherokee and #WarrenSoWhite.Trumps initial shrug got wide play on the late night comedy shows.Who cares? You care! This is the thing youve been obsessed about for years,Ž Trevor Noah said on The Daily Show.Ž Deploying an obscenity, he added: Its like Kool-Aid man saying, I dont actually care about Kool-Aid.ŽSen. Warren emulates Trump as she taunts himIn this Aug. 8 photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures during a town hall style gathering in Woburn, Mass. [CHARLES KRUPA/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 A9By Abdi Guled and Cara AnnaThe Associated PressNAIROBI, Kenya „ The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest air-strike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year, killing about 60 fighters.The U.S. Africa Com-mand said Fridays airstrike occurred near the al-Sha-bab-controlled community of Harardere in Mudug province in the central part of the country. According to its assessment no civil-ians were injured or killed, the statement said.It was the largest U.S. airstrike since one on Nov. 21, 2017, killed about 100 al-Shabab fighters. The statement gave no further details about what was targeted, and a U.S. Africa Command spokesman said it was not a camp. The U.S. military has carried out more than two dozen airstrikes, includ-ing drone strikes, this year against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, the deadliest Islamic extremist group in sub-Saharan Africa.Somalia on Sunday marked the first anniversary of al-Shababs deadliest attack, a truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people. The U.S. Africa Command spokesman said the airstrike had no link to the anniversary.The United States, which also has targeted a small number of fighters linked to the Islamic State group in northern Somalia, has increased its military presence in the long-chaotic Horn of Africa nation since early 2017 to about 500 personnel after President Donald Trump approved expanded mili-tary operations.Al-Shabab, which seeks to establish an Islamic state in Somalia, continues to hold parts of the countrys south and central regions after being chased out of Mogadishu several years ago. The group, estimated at several thousands of fighters, still carries out deadly attacks against high-profile targets such as hotels and checkpoints in the capital and other cities. It also remains a threat in parts of neighboring Kenya.While some observers have questioned the effectiveness of airstrikes by the U.S. and Kenya and raised concerns about civilians being killed, the U.S. military maintains that they reduce al-Sha-babs ability to plot future attacks, disrupt its leader-ship networks and degrade its freedom of maneuver within the region.ŽSomali forces in the next few years are expected to take over responsibility for the countrys security from an African Union peacekeeping force, which already has started withdrawing hundreds of personnel. US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab ghters By Carla K. JohnsonThe Associated PressSEATTLE „ Obesity surgery may dramati-cally lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.The study tracked about 20,000 severely obese patients with Type 2 diabetes. Those who had weight loss surgery had a 40 percent lower chance of developing a heart attack or stroke in the five years follow-ing surgery compared to those who got usual care with diabetes medicines or insulin.For every 1,000 patients in the study who had surgery there were roughly 20 heart attacks or strokes compared to 40 such events per 1,000 who got regular care.More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, mostly Type 2 where the body loses the ability to produce or use insulin to turn food into energy.Other research has shown obesity surgery can reverse and even prevent diabetes. Taken together, it means doctors should discuss weight loss surgery more often, said study co-author Dr. David Arterburn of Kaiser Per-manente Washington Health Research Insti-tute in Seattle.Doctors usually mention insulin and pills, but its not always brought up that weight loss surgery is another available treatment option,Ž Arterburn said.Researchers analyzed records from four U.S. health care systems: HealthPartners in Minnesota and Kaiser Permanente in Washington state, Northern California and Southern California. Results were published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.The study cant prove cause and effect because patients werent randomly assigned to get surgery. The researchers tried to match patients for gender, age, blood sugar levels and other factors. But other things they didnt account for could have contributed to the surgery patients better results.Everyone in the study had a BMI, or body mass index, of at least 35. For instance, someone who is 5-foot-8-inches and weighs 230 pounds has a BMI of 35.Of the more than 5,300 who had surgery, most had gastric bypass, the most common type of stomach-shrinking oper-ation. Some had gastric sleeve or gastric band procedures. The rest, nearly 15,000 people, had usual care.Obesity surgery can cost $20,000 to $25,000. Insurers are increasingly covering it, but some impose strict limits.The new findings sug-gest insurance coverage should be expanded for the right patients, Dr. Sayeed Ikramuddin of the University of Minnesota wrote in an accompanying editorial.Surgery is thought to help by affecting hormones, gut bacteria and other substances that affect how the body han-dles insulin and blood sugar. Weight loss with-out surgery also helps, but is difficult for many people to achieve.Most weight loss surgery today is done through small incisions. The dangers are similar to other surgeries, including a small chance of life-threatening com-plications, and some people need to have their surgeries repeated.Surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabeticsNew research suggests obesity surgery could dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes. [ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 A11By Sonia Perez D.The Associated PressESQUIPULAS, Guatemala „ U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesnt stop a caravan of some 2,000 migrants, even as they resumed their northward trek through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S. border.Despite having walked the entire previous day, with swollen, blistered and aching feet, the group was up shortly after sun-rise after sleeping on the ground in their clothes.Dozens attended Mass at the Basilica in the city of Esquipulas, just across the border from Honduras and about 90 miles east of Guatemala City, to receive a blessing, before continuing the journey escorted by Guatemalan police.The groups numbers have snowballed since some 160 migrants departed Friday from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, with many people joining spontaneously carrying just a few belongings. A Guatemalan priest estimated that more than 2,000 had been fed at three shelters run by the Roman Catholic Church.Three weeks before midterm elections in the United States, the caravan elicited a tough response from Trump.The United States has strongly informed the President of Honduras that if the large Caravan of people heading to the U.S. is not stopped and brought back to Hondu-ras, no more money or aid will be given to Honduras, effective immediately,Ž Trump tweeted.However, the Central American nations ability to do anything at this point appeared limited as the migrants had already crossed into Guatemala on Monday, twice pushing past outnumbered police sent to stop them „ first at the border and then at a roadblock out-side Esquipulas.Trump did not follow through on a similar threat to the Central American nation in April over an earlier caravan, which eventually petered out.There was no immediate public response from the Honduran govern-ment. In late September, in a speech at the U.N. General Assembly, President Juan Orlando Hernandez defended migrants, criticizing their treatment in detention centers and the separation of children from their families „ without explicitly naming the United States.Migration is a human right,Ž Hernandez said. For centuries human beings have moved and emigrated and have con-tributed to the social and economic development of the nations that have taken them in, in search of better opportunities. We in Honduras and the Central American region are not an exception.ŽMeanwhile, Mexicos immigration authority sent out a fresh warning late Monday that only those who meet entry requirements would be allowed into the country and each migrant would have to satisfy Mexican migration agents. Hondurans need visas to visit Mexico in most cases.Still, it remains unclear if Mexico and other governments in the region „ many of whose own people are migrants „ would have the political will to physically halt the determined bordercrossers, who are fleeing widespread poverty and violence in one of the worlds most murderous countries.In Honduras there are no jobs, and the jobs that do exist arent enough to live on,Ž said Jose Francisco Hernandez, a 32-year-old from Copan state in western Honduras. We cant go to the city because it is full of gang members, and that is hurting us. We decided to migrate from the coun-try to see if we can find a better life.ŽCarlos Reyes, 20, said he was attacked a week ago for being gay and dress-ing in womens clothing.Some men were going to kill me.... They wanted to kill me for who I am,Ž Reyes said.The migrants hope that traveling en masse affords them protection from rob-bery, assault and other dangers that plague the journey north.Many carried only a few belongings in back-packs and bottles of water. Some pushed strollers or carried toddlers on their shoulders.On Monday night they bedded down wherever they could, some on the grass in a church parking lot and others on the floors of a migrant shelter and a sports hall.Few carried food and some Esquipulas residents began to organize to help feed them. Some migrants asked for money, while others were handed bread as they passed a local bakery.Last week, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged leaders in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to persuade their citizens to stay home and avoid the long, risky journey to the United States.On Tuesday, Pence tweeted that he had spoken with Hernandez, the Honduran president. Delivered strong mes-sage from @POTUS: no more aid if caravan is not stopped. Told him U.S. will not tolerate this blatant disregard for our border & sovereignty.ŽBut the threat of ending aid to an unpopu-lar government seemed unlikely to dissuade the migrants, some of whom expressed displeasure with Hernandez.Gabriela Natareno, 27, who was traveling with her 16-year-old cousin, said her president is to blame for continued migration by desperate Hondurans.He keeps the country mired in poverty and cor-ruption,Ž she said.Trump warns Honduras over migrant caravanHonduran migrants sleep at an improvised shelter Monday in Esquipulas, Guatemala. [MOISES CASTILLO/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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It was the fourth straight increase. The Fed said that Florence reduced Sep-tember output growth by less than 0.1 percentage points.Over the past year, industrial production rose 5.1 percent. NEW YORKJudge approves Musk settlement with SECA federal judge is approv-ing a settlement between Elon Musk and federal regulators over his infamous tweet about taking Tesla private.The S ecurities and Exchange Commission argued the tweet was misleading and harmed investors who bought stock in the electric car company as a result. The company is not going private.Tesla and Musk, the companys CEO, agreed to pay a total of $40 million in fines in the settlement Tuesday. The settlement allows Musk to hold on to his CEO post, but he will give up his seat as Teslas chair-man for at least three years.ATLANTAEx-Equifax manager gets home con“ nementA former Equifax manager was sentenced Tuesday to serve eight months home confinement for engaging in insider trading in the wake of the companys massive data breach last year.Sudhakar Reddy Bonthu, who worked as a software product development manager for the Atlanta-based credit-reporting agency, had pleaded guilty in July. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg also ordered Bonthu to pay a $50,000 fine, to serve 50 hours of community service and to forfeit the proceeds he gained from insider trading. The Associated Press I see skies of blue and clouds of white. The bright blessed days, the dark sacred nights;. And I think to myself, what a wonderful world.Ž Louis Armstrong, What a Wonderful WorldŽChanging our financial habits is like implementing an alteration in any other part of our lives. Its not easy. Take Rich Roll, for example. Roll is a Stanford grad with a law degree from Cornell. He successfully practiced corporate entertainment law but found his personal life in disarray. By age 31, he had undergone alcohol rehab. By age 40, he had stopped drinking but was 50 pounds of double cheeseburgers north of the 160 pounds he had carried as a competitive swimmer at Stanford. On his 40th birthday, he became winded walking up a flight of stairs. The next day, he embarked on a lifestyle journey that included changing to a plant-based diet and getting lots of exercise. In one of Rolls books, he describes the brief but terrible torture of giving up coffee, dairy, meat and fish on the same day. Now thats a lifestyle change! Two years after buying his first racing bicycle, he competed and placed in an ultra-endurance contest. Many more competitions involving biking, swimming and running followed. Six years ago, his memoir became a No. 1 bestseller. It was entitled, Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the Worlds Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself.Ž His podcast, which followed a year later, is consistently ranked among the iTunes Top 10. Roll and his wife, July Piatt, published a bestselling cookbook in 2014. Whats the economic connection? Restructuring our financial habits can be as challenging and difficult as changing our eating and exercise patterns. Financial habits are very similar to dietary habits. Without really knowing how it happens, we immerse ourselves in daily and weekly spending and money rituals, not all of which are good for us. Many of us adopt the financial methods our parents used or sometimes we simply spend to provide ourselves with temporary euphoria or stress relief. It is truly comparable to eating patterns influenced by tension and other factors. I know someone who, upon awakening each morning, walks for exercise. Why roll out of bed and hit the street then? Shes a busy person and no matter what else happens that day, shes got her exercise accomplished. Its like rewarding yourself first on payday. The day we get paid, we put aside what weve budgeted for saving and investing, and then we live on the rest. If we dont do it on payday, we may not get to it. Margaret R. McDowell, ChFC, AIF, author of the syndicated economic column Arbor OutlookŽ, is the founder of Arbor Wealth Management LLC.ARBOR OUTLOOKPlant-based diets, payday rituals and Rich Roll Margaret McDowell By Phuong LeThe Associated PressSEATTLE „ Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen couldnt have asked for a better way to spend, invest and donate the billions he reaped from co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.Allen used the fortune he made from Microsoft „ whose Windows operating system is found on most of the worlds desktop computers „ to invest in other ambitions, from tackling climate change and advanc-ing brain research to finding innovative solutions to solve some of the worlds biggest challenges.If it has the potential to do good, then we should do it,Ž Gates quoted his friend as saying.Allen died Monday in Seat-tle from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, according to his company Vulcan Inc. He was 65. Just two weeks ago, Allen, who owned the NFLs Seattle Seahawks and the NBAs Portland Trail Blazers, had announced that the same cancer he had in 2009 had returned.Gates, who met Allen at a private school in Seattle, said he was heartbroken to have lost one of his oldest and dearest friends.ŽPersonal computing would not have existed without him,Ž Gates said in a statement, adding that Allens second actŽ as a philanthropist was focused on improving peoples lives and strengthening communities in Seattle and around the world.ŽOver his lifetime, Allen gave more than $2 billion to efforts aimed at improving education, science, technology, conser-vation and communities.Those fortunate to achieve great wealth should put it to work for the good of human-ity,Ž Allen wrote several years ago, when he announced that he was giving the bulk of his fortune to charity. He said that pledge reminds us all that our net worth is ultimately defined not by dollars but rather by how well we serve others.ŽAllen, who played guitar, built a g leaming pop culture museum in his hometown to showcase his love of rock n roll, and funded underwater expeditions that made important shipwreck discov-eries, including a U.S. aircraft carrier lost during World War II.Allens influence is firmly imprinted on the cultural landscape of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, from the bright metallic Museum of Pop Culture designed by architect Frank Gehry to the computer science center at the University of Washington that bears his name.Yet in a sense, Allen also lived up to the moniker once bestowed on him by Wired Magazine: The Accidental Zillionaire.Ž He was a programmer who coined Microsofts name and made important contributions to its early success, yet was overshadowed by his partners acerbic intellect and cutthroat business sense.At the companys founding, for instance, Allen let Gates talk him into taking the short end of a 60-40 owner-ship split. A few years later, he settled for an even smaller share, 36 percent, at Gates insistence. Reflecting on that moment In his memoir, Allen concluded that he might have haggled more, but realized that my heart wasnt in it. So I agreed.ŽAllen was born in Seattle. After graduating from the citys private Lakeside School, where he met Gates, Allen spent two years at Washington State University. The two friends both dropped out of college to pursue the future they envisioned: A world with a computer in every home.There would be no Micro-soft as we know it without Paul Allen,Ž said longtime technology analyst Rob Enderle, who also consulted for Allen.Allen and Gates founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and their first product was a computer lan-guage for the Altair hobby-kit personal computer, giving hobbyists a basic way to pro-gram and operate the machine.After Gates and Allen found some success selling their programming language, MS-Basic, the Seattle natives moved their business in 1979 to Bellevue, Washington, not far from its eventual home in Redmond.Microsofts big break came in 1980, when IBM Corp. decided to move into personal computers and asked Microsoft to provide the operating system.Gates and Allen agreed, even though they didnt have one to offer. To meet IBMs needs, they spent $50,000 to buy an operating system called QDOS from another startup in Seattle „ without, of course, letting on that they had IBM lined up as a customer. Even-tually, the product refined by Microsoft became the core of IBM PCs and their clo nes, catapulting Microsoft into its dominant position in the PC industry.The first versions of two classic Microsoft products, Microsoft Word and the Windows operating system, were released in 1983. By 1991, Microsofts operating systems were used by 93 per-cent of the worlds personal computers. Paul Allen used fortune from Microsoft to fuel interests in rock, sports, philanthropyIn this Feb. 2, 2014, photo, Seahawks owner Paul Allen celebrates after Seattles victory in Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, N.J. The Microsoft co-founder, who also owned the NBAs Portland Trail Blazers, died Monday at age 65. [MARK HUMPHREY/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 A13 Saudi Arabia, so far, has tried bluster and bullying to silence the questions about journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago Tuesday. On Sunday, a regime statement threatened to respond with a larger actionŽ to any sanction stemming from the case; Saudi-owned media floated such steps as cutting back oil production, buying arms from Russia and holding back counterterrorism intelligence. On Monday, King Salman told President Donald Trump in a phone call that he denies any knowledge of what took place,Ž according to Trump, who added it sounded to me like maybe it could have been rogue killers.Ž That preposterous suggestion may have anticipated a change in the Saudi story; CNN reported that the regime was preparing to admit that Khashoggi died in an interrogation gone wrong. If so, there must be consequences not just for those who supposedly erred in killing the journalist but also for whomever ordered the illegal operation in the first place. U.S. intelligence intercepts suggest the order came from Mohammed bin Salman, the reckless crown prince whose excesses had been criticized by Khashoggi in columns for The Washington Post. We expect to learn more soon: Whatever happened to Khashoggi appears to have been recorded on video or audiotape. In the meantime, its worth considering just how much the United States might have to lose if its relationship with Saudi Arabia ruptured. What about that oil, and the $110 billion in arms purchases Trump keeps talking about? What about the war on terrorism? Start with the oil. Saudi Arabia, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, supplied 9 percent of U.S. petroleum imports in 2017, or about 960,000 barrels a day. But thanks to the shale revolution, the United States is essentially energy independent: It, not Saudi Arabia, is now the worlds largest crude-oil producer. Last year, U.S. daily oil exports averaged 6.38 million barrels, or nearly seven times the Saudi imports. If the Saudis cut back production or boycotted the United States, they could temporarily drive up prices, but the beneficiaries would be U.S. shale companies, which over time would fill the gap and deal a devastating blow to the Saudi oil industry. As for arms sales, someone needs to brief Trump on the actual results of the promises made to him when he visited Riyadh last year. As Bruce Riedel of the Brookings Institution sums it up, The Saudis have not concluded a single major arms deal with Washington on Trumps watch.Ž Moreover, an end to supplies of U.S. spare parts and technical support, something Russia cannot provide, would quickly ground the Saudi air force. That would have the welcome effect of ending a bloody bombing campaign in Yemen that a U.N. investigation concluded was probably responsible for war crimes. Saudi Arabia does supply the United States with counterterrorism intelligence. But as Andrew Miller of the Project on Middle East Democracy points out, stopping it would be a colossal error . when theres already a strong perception in Congress and with Americans that Saudi Arabia has fueled extremism.Ž Miller notes that a law passed by Congress in 2016 opens the way for civil suits against the Saudi government for any terrorist acts it enables. The reality is that Saudi Arabia, which, as Trump himself has crudely pointed out, would not survive without U.S. security support, has everything to lose from a break in relations, while the United States no longer needs the kingdom as much as it once did. Trump has overvalued the relationship and encouraged Saudi leaders to believe they can behave recklessly and even criminally without consequence. Whatever the outcome of the Khashoggi case, a fundamental reshaping of the relationship mandated by Congress, if necessary is imperative.ANOTHER OPINIONWho needs Saudi Arabia? ANOTHER OPINION OPINIONSteve Skaggs | Publisher Tom McNiff | Executive Editor Whitney Lehnecker | Digital Editor, Lifestyles Editor Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comIf things dont change soon, were toast. We saw it last week when Hurricane Michael wiped out entire communities in Florida, and last month when Florence wreaked havoc in the Carolinas. Weve seen it on Long Island, where we will face even worse flooding than the destruction from superstorm Sandy. The Earth is getting hotter, and more intense storms are only one result. If we dont stop the warming, the changes will be irreversible. Hundreds of millions of people are at risk, with damages in the trillions of dollars. Among the problems: severe coastline flooding, more intense droughts and worsening wildfires; declining fish catches and crop yields; mass migrations of people, especially from the tropics; and the collapse of ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland, accelerating sea level rise. That scenario was described in detail by the UNs panel on climate change, in a report it dropped as Michael was forming. The panel, the worlds definitive source on climate science, is by nature conservative. Its 91 scientists from 40 countries analyzed more than 6,000 studies. In the Paris pact of 2015, countries pledged to reduce greenhouse gases enough to limit the rise in temperature above preindustrial levels to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. The panel analyzed a lower threshold of 2.7 degrees, and found that beyond that number, dire changes start to cascade. Given the current lack of progress, the UN says well see those changes by 2040, way earlier than previously forecast. Put the urgency in perspective: An infant born today will graduate college around then. The panel was direct in its prescription: Transform the worlds energy system, period. Nothing else will work. That means a 40 to 50 percent reduction in emissions by 2030, and a carbon-neutral world by 2050. It means more solar and wind energy. It means an aggressive push toward electric cars. It means a tax on carbon emissions. It means planting more trees, and inventing ways to remove greenhouse gases from the air. And it means the virtual elimination of burning coal „ the easiest way to get carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere is to never put it there. This calls for leadership that grasps the threat and has the courage to take tough steps. But President Donald Trump is steering us toward a climate disaster. His administration has moved to weaken limits on power plant emissions and roll back fuel efficiency standards. He plans to remove the United States from the Paris agreement. And he wants to burn more of what he calls clean, beautiful coal.Ž This recklessness isnt like Nero fiddling as Rome burns. This is Nero pumping gasoline onto the flames. Trump expressed skepticism about the report while saying he would look at it. But his representatives had to approve the panels conclusions, and did. His Pentagon says climate change is a national security issue. His National Highway Traffic Safety Administration projects a 7-degree rise in global temperatures by 2100. Even Exxon Mobil Corp. has announced its support for a carbon tax. Trump isnt alone in his dereliction. Big emitters like China and India arent doing their share. But we need to lead. We wont be insulated from the changes. But we can help stave them off. The UN report is a warning. Monster storms are the alarm: The window is short. The potential for destr uction is huge. We must act. Now. From the Editorial Board at Newsday.ANOTHER OPINIONThe environmental sirens are sounding to save the planet It took nearly two years, but President Donald Trump has finally said something unflattering about Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Rumors of the presidents unhappiness with Mattis date back several months, yet only last weekend did Trump himself express any, telling 60 MinutesŽ that he thinks the retired four-star Marine general is sort of a Democrat.Ž In another era, when retired generals gravitated toward the center, being called a Democrat by a Republican president would be worth its weight in Sunday talk-show invitations. In Trumps Washington, the remark is the kiss of death. So its worth asking why Trump thinks his secretary of defense is on the other team. From the beginning of Trumps presidency, much of Washington saw Mattis as a kind of guardrail. When the Trump transition team floated his name in November 2016, there was a palpable sense of relief at a national security forum I was then attending. Democratic and Republican lawmakers praised the pick. It was easy to see why. Mattis is a consummate military professional. In 2016, when so many former senior national security officials chose sides, his politics remained inscrutable. Mattis let it be known that he thought Iran still needed to be deterred and that America should not fight wars unless the American people were willing to commit the resources needed to win them. He had devoted a lot of his time to studying the transition of soldiers to civilian life, and believed that national service should not be a partisan matter. So its not surprising that Mattis sought to build a bipartisan team at the Pentagon. The most obvious example was his courting of Michele Flournoy, who almost certainly would have been Hillary Clintons secretary of defense, to be his deputy. In the end Flournoy declined „ but Trump loyalists noticed the courtship. As one White House official told me at the time, Trump did not understand why Mattis would want to bring in someone so close to Clinton. Mattis clashed with the White House on other key posts as well. In some cases he wanted to bring in Republican defense policy hands who had signed letters in 2016 denouncing Trump. But the White House made it clear that never TrumpersŽ had no place in the administration. Another factor in Trumps mistrust of Mattis is policy. Trump campaigned against the Iran nuclear deal even before he became president. Yet Mattis counseled against withdrawal, supporting the strategy of then-National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster to fix the agreement, not abandon it. Mattiss reputation as one of the adults in the room is well known: He has been a key voice calming allies in NATO. He managed to soften Trumps initial ban on transgender Americans serving in the military. He was one of the people who persuaded Trump to embrace a strategy of keeping troops in Afghanistan to fight for the elected government in Kabul. It is not unusual for a president and members of his Cabinet to have differences of opinion. At times, however, Mattis has seemed like he was managing the president as much as the Pentagon. In Bob Woodwards latest book, for example, he writes that Mattis did not present Trump with robust options for a military strike on Syria in 2017, after the U.S. had concluded that the regime had ordered a chemical weapons attack. Mattis and the Pentagon wanted to keep the attack as narrow as possible,Ž Woodward writes. After the book came out, Mattis denied ever questioning Trumps sanity and disputed other details as well. At the time, Trump made a show of saying how much he appreciated that statement. Now he says he doesnt know if Mattis will remain in his Cabinet. In some ways, Trump sounds a little like the officials in the previous administration who saw Mattis as too aggressive on Iran. President Barack Obama ended up shoving Mattis out of his post as commander of U.S. Central Command a year early. Trump is well within his rights, of course, to hire a secretary of defense that will more enthusiastically implement his policies. But Trump should also appreciate that the man who currently has the job is one of the few remaining public figures in America who has the trust of both parties. Trump may find that irritating, but it will help him in the next crisis. Eli Lake is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering national security and foreign policy. He was the senior national security correspondent for the Daily Beast and covered national security and intelligence for the Washington Times, the New York Sun and UPI.ANOTHER OPINIONIf Mattis goes, Trump will miss him

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 B1 SPORTSPaul Jenkins, Sports editor 352-365-8204 paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.comBy Bob FerranteThe Associated PressTALLAHASSEE „ Florida State has returned to the practice field following a bye week and in the wake of Hur-ricane Michael after a rocky start under first-year football coach Willie Taggart.Hurricane Michael forced the school to shut down during the scheduled offweek for football players. Taggart cut the practice schedule short and encouraged players to evacuate. All of the players returned safely, although defensive end Janar-ius Robinson, a Panama City native, lost his home when Hurricane Michaels eyewall came ashore just a few miles away.Robinson returned to the team and practiced on Tues-day. Now Florida State is preparing for Saturdays ACC matchup with Wake Forest.We told him were here for him,Ž Taggart said. And whatever we can do to help we will.ŽThe Seminoles pitched in to help storm victims when they returned to Tallahassee on Saturday. Football players were among the student athletes who loaded up 54 trucks with 40,000 cases of water and 28,000 boxes of food to help those in need along the coast.While some players and their families continue to feel the impact of Hurricane Michael, the Seminoles (3-3, 1-3 ACC) were able to use the time off to rest football bumps and bruises while getting ready for the Demon Deacons (3-3, 0-2).Florida S tate re turns post-stormFlorida State head coach Willie Taggart, left, watches a replay beside defensive coordinator Harlon Barnett in the fourth quarter of a game against Syracuse on Sept. 15 in Syracuse, N.Y. [AP PHOTO/NICK LISI, FILE] By Frank Jolleyfrank.jolley@ dailycommercial.comBrett Heggie often stands out in a crowd.Thatll happen when you stand 6-foot-4 and weigh in excess of 300 pounds.On a football field, how-ever, that kind of size usually is one of the building blocks to success. And Heggie, a former Mount Dora High School standout, has become an integral part of the Flor-ida Gators return to college football respectability.Heggie is a member of the Gators offensive line corps and came up big in the second half of Saturdays 37-27 win against Vanderbilt. He and his fellow lineman opened the holes for running backs Lamical Perine and Jordan Scarlett and provided enough protection for quarterback Feleipe Franks to outscore the Commodores 24-6 after intermission.The Gators finished with 576 yards of total offense „ 292 yards on the ground and 284 yards through the air „ in the win.With the offensive line „ footballs unsung heroes „ leading the way, Florida has bolted to a 6-1 record and a No. 11 ranking in the latest Associated Press poll. The Gators get the week off before facing Georgia on Oct. 27 in a critical SEC East contest in Jacksonville.The Gators success this season has taken some of the pain away from last years 4-7 campaign under former coach Jim McElwain. Heggie played in games in 2017, starting seven, before suffering a season-ending injury against Missouri.This year, Heggie has played in six games.THE NEXT LEVELPAVING THE WAYFlorida offensive lineman Brett Heggie hugs family and friends during the Florida Gator Walk before the LSU game on Oct. 6 in Gainesville. [DOUG ENGLE/GATEHOUSE MEDIA] Former Mount Dora star Heggie helps UF turnaroundSee FSU, B3 See HEGGIE, B3By Doug FergusonThe Associated PressThe comment was vintage Johnny Miller, raw enough to cause most television producers to wince. Miller was in the NBC Sports booth at Doral in 2004 when he watched Craig Parry hit another beautiful shot to the green. Miller said what he saw. That was his job. He just didnt say it like other golf analysts. The last time you see that swing is in a pro-am with a guy whos about a 15-handicap,Ž Miller said. Its just over the top, cups it at the bottom and hits it unbelievably good. It doesnt look ... if Ben Hogan saw that, hed puke.Ž Parry got the last word, of course, holing out a 6-iron from 176 yards in a playoff to win. Except that wasnt the last word. I was in Ponte Vedra going back to the Honda Classic, and my phone is blowing up,Ž said Tommy Roy, the longtime golf producer at NBC. It started percolating down in Australia, and you had radio stations demanding Johnny Miller be fired.ŽSee MILLER, B3Johnny Miller talks like most golf fans thinkMiller By Kristie RiekenThe Associated PressHOUSTON „ Jackie Brad-ley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tues-day to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.Steve Pearce hit a tiebreaking solo homer for Boston off Joe Smith in the sixth inning, a drive that sailed just inside the foul pole in left field for a 3-2 lead.Bradleys slam capped a five-run burst in the eighth against Roberto Osuna. The Astros closer got two outs but allowed two singles and plunked consecutive batters to force in a run. Bradley then crushed a 1-1 fastball into the right field seats to send Houston fans streaming toward the exits.Game 4 is Wednesday night, with Bostons Rick Porcello opposing Charlie Morton.With his childhood hero and fellow Alvin, Texas, native Nolan Ryan sitting behind the plate, Eovaldi turned in another solid start. He allowed six hits and two runs with four strikeouts in six innings for the win in the second playoff start of his career.Red-hot slugger Alex Bregman had shared a video Monday on Instagram of Houston hitting back-to-back-to-back home runs off Eovaldi in his previous outing against the Astros in June. Eovaldi downplayed the post when asked about it Monday.Bregman did much of the damage against Eovaldi, getting two hits, an RBI and a walk in three plate appear-ances. Bregman has reached base safely in 20 of 28 plate appearances this postseason.Bradleys slam helps Red Sox beat AstrosSee ALCS, B3

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B2 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com SCOREBOARD HOW TO REACH USPaul Jenkins, Sports Editor Email: paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com Phone: 352-365-8204SPORTS RESULTSSchools or coaches can report game results by calling 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to sports@dailycommercial.com. Results submitted after 9:30 p.m. may not appear in the next days edition of the Daily Commercial.SPORTS ON TV PREP ROUNDUP PRO BASEBALL PLAYOFFSAll times Eastern LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) American LeagueAll games on TBSHOUSTON 1, BOSTON 1Oct. 13: Houston 7, Boston 2 Oct. 14: Boston 7, Houston 5 Tuesday: Boston at Houston, late Today: Boston (Porcello 17-7) at Houston (Morton 15-3), 8:39 p.m. Thursday: Boston at Houston, 8:09 p.m. x-Saturday: Houston at Boston, 5:09 p.m. x-Sunday: Houston at Boston, 7:39 p.m.National LeagueFox and FS1MILWAUKEE 2, L.A. DODGERS 1Oct. 12: Milwaukee 6, Los Angeles 5 Oct. 13: Los Angeles 4, Milwaukee 3 Monday: Milwaukee 4, Los Angeles 0 Tuesday: Milwaukee at Los Angeles, late Today: Milwaukee (Miley 5-2) at Los Angeles (Kershaw 9-5), 5:05 p.m. x-Friday: Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 8:39 p.m. x-Saturday: Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 9:09 p.m. MONDAYS LATE NLCS GAME 3: BREWERS 4, DODGERS 0MILWAUKEE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Cain cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 .286 Yelich rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .182 Braun lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .167 Shaw 2b-1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .300 Aguilar 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .222 Knebel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-Santana ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 Soria p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Hader p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Jeffress p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Moustakas 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .182 Kratz c 3 1 1 0 1 1 .143 Arcia ss 4 1 1 2 0 1 .250 Chacin p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Perez 2b 2 0 1 0 0 0 .250 TOTALS 34 4 7 3 3 10 LOS ANGELES AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Pederson lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .333 b-Freese ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Muncy 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .167 c-Kemp ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .286 Turner 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .231 Machado ss 3 0 2 0 1 0 .455 Bellinger cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .100 Puig rf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .125 Grandal c 4 0 1 0 0 3 .222 Hernandez 2b 2 0 0 0 1 1 .000 Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Floro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --d-Dozier ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Buehler p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Taylor 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 TOTALS 32 0 5 0 3 14 MILWAUKEE 100 001 200„4 7 1 LOS ANGELES 000 000 000„0 5 1 a-pinch hit for Knebel in the 8th. b-struck out for Pederson in the 8th. c-struck out for Muncy in the 8th. d-struck out for Floro in the 9th. E„Moustakas (1), Machado (1). LOB„ Milwaukee 6, Los Angeles 8. 2B„Braun (1), Kratz (1), Machado (1), Puig (1), Grandal (1). 3B„Shaw (1). HR„Arcia (2), off Buehler. RBIs„ Braun (3), Arcia 2 (3). CS„Perez (1). Runners left in scoring position„Milwaukee 2 (Aguilar, Moustakas); Los Angeles 6 (Pederson, Bellinger, Buehler 2, Dozier 2). RISP„ Milwaukee 1 for 6; Los Angeles 0 for 10. DP„Milwaukee 1 (Aguilar, Arcia, Chacin); Los Angeles 1 (Grandal, Taylor). MILWAUKEE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Chacin, W,1-0 5.1 3 0 0 2 6 86 0.00 Knebel, H,1 1.2 0 0 0 0 4 19 2.45 Soria .1 0 0 0 0 0 4 27.00 Hader .2 0 0 0 0 2 8 0.00 Jeffress 1 2 0 0 1 2 21 7.71 LOS ANGELES IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Buehler, L,0-1 7 5 4 4 1 8 100 5.14 Wood 1 1 0 0 1 1 15 6.75 Floro 1 1 0 0 1 1 21 0.00 Inherited runners-scored„Knebel 1-0. WP„ Buehler. PB„Grandal (3). Umpires„Home, Gerry Davis; First, Hunter Wendelstedt; Second, Jim Wolf; Third, Brian Gorman; Right, Alan Porter; Left, Greg Gibson. T„3:25. A„52,793 (56,000). PRO FOOTBALL NFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 4 2 0 .667 176 148 Miami 4 2 0 .667 130 145 N.Y. Jets 3 3 0 .500 165 139 Buffalo 2 4 0 .333 76 138 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Tennessee 3 3 0 .500 87 107 Houston 3 3 0 .500 135 137 Jacksonville 3 3 0 .500 109 126 Indianapolis 1 5 0 .167 152 180 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Cincinnati 4 2 0 .667 174 158 Baltimore 4 2 0 .667 153 77 Pittsburgh 3 2 1 .583 171 154 Cleveland 2 3 1 .417 128 151 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 5 1 0 .833 215 172 L.A. Chargers 4 2 0 .667 175 144 Denver 2 4 0 .333 120 154 Oakland 1 5 0 .167 110 176 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 3 2 0 .600 106 104 Dallas 3 3 0 .500 123 103 Philadelphia 3 3 0 .500 137 117 N.Y. Giants 1 5 0 .167 117 162 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA New Orleans 4 1 0 .800 180 140 Carolina 3 2 0 .600 121 114 Tampa Bay 2 3 0 .400 141 173 Atlanta 2 4 0 .333 167 192 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Chicago 3 2 0 .600 139 96 Minnesota 3 2 1 .583 140 148 Green Bay 3 2 1 .583 148 144 Detroit 2 3 0 .400 125 137 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA L.A. Rams 6 0 0 1.000 196 118 Seattle 3 3 0 .500 143 117 San Francisco 1 5 0 .167 148 179 Arizona 1 5 0 .167 82 139WEEK 6 Oct. 11Philadelphia 34, N.Y. Giants 13Oct. 14Seattle 27, Oakland 3 Houston 20, Buffalo 13 Washington 23, Carolina 17 Minnesota 27, Arizona 17 L.A. Chargers 38, Cleveland 14 Pittsburgh 28, Cincinnati 21 Atlanta 34, Tampa Bay 29 N.Y. Jets 42, Indianapolis 34 Miami 31, Chicago 28, OT Dallas 40, Jacksonville 7 Baltimore 21, Tennessee 0 L.A. Rams 23, Denver 20 New England 43, Kansas City 40Mondays GameGreen Bay 33, San Francisco 30 Open: Detroit, New OrleansWEEK 7 Thursdays GameDenver at Arizona, 8:20 p.m.Sundays GamesTennessee vs L.A. Chargers at London, UK, 9:30 a.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Detroit at Miami, 1 p.m. Houston at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Carolina at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. New England at Chicago, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Baltimore, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Rams at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m. Dallas at Washington, 4:25 p.m. Cincinnati at Kansas City, 8:20 p.m.Monday, Oct. 22N.Y. Giants at Atlanta, 8:15 p.m. Open: Seattle, Green Bay, Oakland, PittsburghMONDAYS LATE SUMMARY PACKERS 33, 49ERS 30SAN FRANCISCO 14 10 3 3 „30 GREEN BAY 17 3 3 10 „33First QuarterSF„Breida 3 run (Gould kick), 10:59. GB„Montgomery 2 run (Crosby kick), 9:17. GB„FG Crosby 29, 7:39. GB„D.Adams 9 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 1:58. SF„Goodwin 67 pass from Beathard (Gould kick), :27.Second QuarterGB„FG Crosby 39, 7:34. SF„Goodwin 30 pass from Beathard (Gould kick), 6:05. SF„FG Gould 46, :00.Third QuarterGB„FG Crosby 51, 11:17. SF„FG Gould 44, 6:59.Fourth QuarterSF„FG Gould 43, 13:08. GB„D.Adams 16 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 1:55. GB„FG Crosby 27, :00. A„77,642. SF GB First downs 18 26 Total Net Yards 401 521 Rushes-yards 30-174 21-116 Passing 227 405 Punt Returns 1-0 1-6 Kickoff Returns 5-138 2-41 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 16-23-1 25-46-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-18 3-20 Punts 3-42.0 4-38.8 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 0-0 Penalties-Yards 2-10 6-54 Time of Possession 28:52 31:08INDIVIDUAL STATISTICSRUSHING„San Francisco, Mostert 12-87, Breida 14-61, Beathard 3-21, Goodwin 1-5. Green Bay, A.Jones 8-41, Rodgers 3-34, J.Williams 6-29, Montgomery 4-12. PASSING„San Francisco, Beathard 16-23-1-245. Green Bay, Rodgers 25-46-0-425. RECEIVING„San Francisco, Goodwin 4-126, Garcon 4-37, Kittle 4-30, Juszczyk 3-30, Bourne 1-22. Green Bay, D.Adams 10-132, Graham 5-104, Valdes-Scantling 3-103, Kendricks 2-37, Montgomery 2-10, St. Brown 1-19, J.Williams 1-10, J.Moore 1-10. MISSED FIELD GOALS„None. PRO BASKETBALL NBA REGULAR SEASONAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Boston 0 0 .000 „ Brooklyn 0 0 .000 „ New York 0 0 .000 „ Philadelphia 0 0 .000 „ Toronto 0 0 .000 „ SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB Atlanta 0 0 .000 „ Charlotte 0 0 .000 „ Miami 0 0 .000 „ Orlando 0 0 .000 „ Washington 0 0 .000 „ CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB Chicago 0 0 .000 „ Cleveland 0 0 .000 „ Detroit 0 0 .000 „ Indiana 0 0 .000 „ Milwaukee 0 0 .000 „ WESTERN CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Dallas 0 0 .000 „ Houston 0 0 .000 „ Memphis 0 0 .000 „ New Orleans 0 0 .000 „ San Antonio 0 0 .000 „ NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Denver 0 0 .000 „ Minnesota 0 0 .000 „ Oklahoma City 0 0 .000 „ Portland 0 0 .000 „ Utah 0 0 .000 „ PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Golden State 0 0 .000 „ L.A. Clippers 0 0 .000 „ L.A. Lakers 0 0 .000 „ Phoenix 0 0 .000 „ Sacramento 0 0 .000 „Tuesdays GamesPhiladelphia at Boston, late Oklahoma City at Golden State, lateTodays GamesBrooklyn at Detroit, 7 p.m. Memphis at Indiana, 7 p.m. Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Atlanta at New York, 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at Houston, 8 p.m. Minnesota at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Utah at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Dallas at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. Denver at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.Thursdays GamesChicago at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Miami at Washington, 8 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Portland, 10:30 p.m. PRO HOCKEY NHLAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Toronto 7 6 1 0 12 33 23 Boston 5 4 1 0 8 22 13 Montreal 5 3 1 1 7 18 13 Ottawa 6 3 2 1 7 24 22 Buffalo 5 3 2 0 6 11 13 Tampa Bay 3 2 1 0 4 11 7 Detroit 6 0 4 2 2 14 30 Florida 3 0 2 1 1 7 10 METROPOLITAN DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Carolina 6 4 1 1 9 23 18 New Jersey 3 3 0 0 6 14 4 Columbus 5 3 2 0 6 16 19 Pittsburgh 4 2 1 1 5 15 17 Washington 5 2 2 1 5 20 19 N.Y. Islanders 4 2 2 0 4 11 10 Philadelphia 5 2 3 0 4 16 20 N.Y. Rangers 5 1 4 0 2 12 18 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Nashville 6 5 1 0 10 19 12 Chicago 5 3 0 2 8 22 21 Colorado 5 3 1 1 7 19 12 Winnipeg 5 3 2 0 6 11 11 Dallas 5 3 2 0 6 18 15 Minnesota 5 1 2 2 4 12 18 St. Louis 5 1 2 2 4 15 20 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Anaheim 6 4 1 1 9 17 14 Calgary 5 3 2 0 6 18 16 Vancouver 5 3 2 0 6 19 17 Los Angeles 6 2 3 1 5 12 16 San Jose 6 2 3 1 5 17 19 Vegas 6 2 4 0 4 11 19 Edmonton 3 1 2 0 2 5 10 Arizona 4 1 3 0 2 3 9 2 points for win, 1 point for overtime loss. Top 3 teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Mondays GamesToronto 4, Los Angeles 1 Ottawa 4, Dallas 1 Montreal 7, Detroit 3 Nashville 4, Minnesota 2Tuesdays GamesVancouver at Pittsburgh, late Colorado at N.Y. Rangers, late Florida at Philadelphia, late Dallas at New Jersey, late Carolina at Tampa Bay, late Arizona at Minnesota, late Edmonton at Winnipeg, late Buffalo at Vegas, lateTodays GamesSt. Louis at Montreal, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 7 p.m. Boston at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Anaheim, 10 p.m.Thursdays GamesColorado at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Columbus, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Toronto, 7 p.m. Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Arizona at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Boston at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Buffalo at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. SOCCER MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 20 6 6 66 67 39 New York Red Bulls 20 7 5 65 60 33 New York City FC 15 9 8 53 55 41 Philadelphia 15 12 5 50 48 46 Columbus 13 10 9 48 39 41 D.C. United 12 11 8 44 56 49 Montreal 13 15 4 43 45 52 New England 9 12 11 38 47 51 Toronto FC 9 16 6 33 55 60 Chicago 8 17 7 31 47 59 Orlando City 7 20 4 25 40 70 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA FC Dallas 16 7 9 57 51 39 Los Angeles FC 16 8 8 56 65 48 Sporting Kansas City 15 8 8 53 56 38 Portland 14 9 9 51 50 46 Seattle 15 11 5 50 45 33 Real Salt Lake 13 12 7 46 51 54 Los Angeles Galaxy 12 11 9 45 61 60 Vancouver 12 12 7 43 49 60 Minnesota United 11 18 3 36 46 65 Houston 9 15 8 35 53 53 Colorado 7 19 6 27 34 62 San Jose 4 20 8 20 48 69 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieOct. 12Los Angeles FC 4, Houston 2 Oct. 13Colorado 2, Minnesota United 0 D.C. United 1, FC Dallas 0 New England 2, Orlando City 0Todays GamesSeattle at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Vancouver, 10 p.m.Thursdays GameNew England at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m.Sundays GamesChicago at Atlanta United FC, 3 p.m. Columbus at Orlando City, 3 p.m. New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. New York City FC at D.C. United, 3 p.m. Toronto FC at Montreal, 3 p.m. Colorado at San Jose, 5 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy at Minnesota United, 5 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Portland, 5 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 5 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at FC Dallas, 5 p.m. Vancouver at Los Angeles FC, 5 p.m.2018 U.S. MENS TEAM RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Record: Won 3, Lost 2, Tied 3)Sunday, Jan. 28 „ United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 „ United States 1, Paraguay 0 Monday, May 28 „ United States 3, Bolivia 0 Saturday, June 2 „ Ireland 1, United States 1 Saturday, June 9 „ United States 1, France 1 Friday, Sept. 7 „ Brazil 2, United States 0 Tuesday, Sept. 11 „ United States 1, Mexico 0 Thursday, Oct. 11 „ Colombia 4, United States 2 Tuesday „ vs. Peru at East Hartford, Conn., 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 „ vs. England at London, 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 „ vs. Italy at site TBA, 3 p.m.WOMENS WORLD CUP QUALIFYINGCONCACAFAll times EasternFIRST ROUNDTop two nations in each group advanceGROUP A W T L GF GA PTS. x-United States 3 0 0 18 0 9 x-Panama 2 0 1 5 5 6 Mexico 1 0 2 4 9 3 Trinidad 0 0 3 0 14 0 x-advances to semi“ nalsOct. 4 At Cary, N.C.Panama 3, Trinidad and Tobago 0 United States 6, Mexico 0Oct. 7 At Cary, N.C.United States 5, Panama 0 Mexico 4, Trinidad and Tobago 1Oct. 10 At Cary, N.C.United States 7, Trinidad and Tobago 0 Panama 2, Mexico 0 GROUP B W T L GF GA PTS x-Canada 3 0 0 17 1 9 x-Jamaica 2 0 1 10 2 6 Costa Rica 1 0 2 9 4 3 Cuba 0 0 3 0 29 0 x-advances to semi“ nalsOct. 5 At Edinburg, TexasCosta Rica 8, Cuba 0 Canada 2, Jamaica 0Oct. 8 At Edinburg, TexasJamaica 1, Costa Rica 0 Canada 12, Cuba 0Oct. 11 At Edinburg, TexasJamaica 9, Cuba 0 Canada 3, Costa Rica 1SEMIFINALS(Winners qualify)Oct. 14 At Frisco, TexasCanada 7, Panama 0 United States 6, Jamaica 0THIRD PLACE(Winner quali“ es) Loser advances to home-and-home playoff vs. ArgentinaToday At Frisco, TexasPanama vs. Jamaica, 5 p.m.CHAMPIONSHIP Today At Frisco, TexasCanada vs. United States, 8 p.m. ODDS PREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National League Championship SeriesFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEat Los Angeles Off Milwaukee OffAmerican League Championship Seriesat Houston Off Boston OffNATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION TodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Indiana 6 207 Memphis Milwaukee 2 217 at Charlotte Miami 2 210 at Orlando at Detroit 5 212 Brooklyn at New York 3 213 Atlanta at Toronto 12 214 Cleveland at Houston 7 228 New Orleans at San Antonio 3 210 Minnesota Utah 8 207 at Sacra. at Phoenix 1 215 Dallas Denver 1 226 at L.A. ClippersNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington Off N.Y. Rangers Off at Montreal -113 St. Louis +103 at Calgary -110 Boston +100 at Anaheim Off N.Y. Islanders OffCOLLEGE FOOTBALL ThursdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Ark. State 14 14 56 Ga. State Stanford 2 2 56 at Ariz. StateFridayat Boise State 26 23 61 Colo. State Air Force 12 12 56 at UNLVSaturdayat Kentucky 10 11 48 Vanderbilt at Temple 3 3 48 Cincinnati UCF 24 21 64 at E.Carolina at Syracuse 11 9 66 No.Carolina at Iowa 10 10 48 Maryland at Duke 7 7 45 Virginia FAU +1 2 60 at Marshall Northwestern 21 20 49 at Rutgers at UMass 2 3 72 Coast. Caro. at Army 12 7 48 Miami (OH) Michigan 5 7 41 at Mich. St. Ohio State 14 13 66 at Purdue Alabama 28 28 56 at Tennessee E. Michigan 1 3 49 at Ball St. at Toledo 4 1 63 Buffalo Akron 4 4 55 at Kent St. Penn State 14 14 61 at Indiana at Wisconsin 26 25 56 Illinois Houston 11 13 60 at Navy at La. Tech 27 23 48 UTEP at FIU 24 24 53 Rice at Appal. St. 26 26 65 ULL at Arkansas 3 6 55 Tulsa Georgia South. 13 13 55 at NMSU Utah St. 13 15 52 at Wyoming Fresno St. 17 14 54 at New Mex. W. Michigan 4 4 57 at Cent.Mich. at UCLA 5 7 55 Arizona at Wash. St. +1 3 66 Oregon at Washington 17 15 51 Colorado California 7 6 59 at Oregon St. at Florida St. 10 10 60 Wake Forest at Ohio 18 16 69 Bowl. Green at ULM 11 10 61 Texas State at Nebraska 7 3 56 Minnesota at So. Florida 30 32 69 UConn Oklahoma 7 7 61 at TCU North Texas +1 1 53 at UAB at Tulane 6 7 59 Smu at Clemson 20 16 56 N.C. State at Texas Tech 18 20 60 Kansas at South. Miss. 16 17 44 UTSA at Middle Tenn. 17 17 50 Charlotte at Missouri 6 9 74 Memphis Auburn 2 4 62 at Mississippi at W. Kentucky 6 5 56 OldDominion at LSU 9 6 44 Miss. St. at Utah 6 6 48 SouthernCal at San Diego St 27 28 44 San Jose St. at Hawaii 1 3 69 NevadaNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEThursdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Denver 2 2 42 at ArizonaSundayL.A. Chargers 3 6 45 Tennessee New England 3 3 49 at Chicago at Tampa Bay 3 3 49 Cleveland at Miami Off Off Off Detroit at Philadelphia 3 4 45 Carolina at Indianapolis 6 7 43 Buffalo at Kansas City 6 6 58 Cincinnati Minnesota 3 3 47 at N.Y. Jets at Jacksonvlle 5 4 42 Houston at Baltimore 1 2 50 New Orleans at Washington 3 1 41 Dallas L.A. Rams 12 10 53 at San Fran.Mondayat Atlanta 5 5 54 N.Y. Giants Updated odds available at Pregame.com TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLAmerican LeagueTEXAS RANGERS „ Named Shiraz Rehman assistant general manager.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationLOS ANGELES LAKERS „ Exercised 2019-20 options on Fs Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma and Gs Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart. WASHINGTON WIZARDS „ Named Kristi Toliver assistant coach for player development.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueARIZONA CARDINALS „ Signed OL Kyle Friend to the practice squad. Released OL Will House from the practice squad. ATLANTA FALCONS „ Placed RB Devonta Freeman on injured reserve. Signed K Giorgio Tavecchio. CLEVELAND BROWNS „ Placed WR Rod Streater on injured reserve. Waived/injured LB James Burgess Jr. Signed WR DaMari Scott and LB Xavier Woodson-Luster from the practice squad and OL Jake Eldrenkamp and WR Blake Jackson to the practice squad. GREEN BAY PACKERS „ Released WR DeAngelo Yancey from the practice squad. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS „ Signed WB K.J. Brent to the practice squad. Released QB Phillip Walker from the practice squad. MINNESOTA VIKINGS „ Placed CB Mike Hughes on injured reserve. Waived CB Jalen Myrick from the practice squad. Signed DT David Parry. Signed CB Craig James to the practice squad. NEW YORK GIANTS „ Waived C Donte Deayon. Placed LB Ray-Ray Armstrong and WR Cody Latimer on injured reserve. Signed WR Bennie Fowler. Signed LB Ukeme Eligwe and CB Grant Haley from the practice squad and WR Kalif Raymond and DE Myles Humphrey to the practice squad. OAKLAND RAIDERS „ Signed LB Jason Cabinda from the practice squad. Released LB Derrick Johnson. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS „ Signed QB Tom Savage to a one-year contract. Waived TE Cole Wick. Released OL Zack Golditch from the practice squad. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS „ Released WR Freddie Martino. Signed OL Ruben Holcomb. Signed CB David Rivers to the practice squad. Released OT Jarron Jones and RB Dare Ogunbowale from the practice squad. WASHINGTON REDSKINS „ Released DE Ziggy Hood.Canadian Football LeagueEDMONTON ESKIMOS „ Released WR Torrance Gibson from the practice roster. Added DL Evan Gill to the practice roster.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueCHICAGO BLACKHAWKS „ Agreed to terms with F MacKenzie Entwistle on a three-year, entry-level contract. NASHVILLE PREDATORS „ Loaned F Zach Magwood from Milwaukee (AHL) to Atlanta (ECHL). ST. LOUIS BLUES „ Assigned F Chris Thorburn to San Antonio (AHL). Recalled F Zach Sanford from San Antonio.American Hockey LeagueMILWAUKEE ADMIRALS „ Recalled F Matt Lane from Atlanta (ECHL).ECHLATLANTA GLADIATORS „ Traded F Darby Llewellyn to Rapid City for future considerations.COLLEGESNEBRASKA „ Announced the retirement of womens gymnastics coach Dan Kendig. Promoted assistant coach Heather Brink to interim head coach. OHIO STATE „ Announced junior DE Nick Bosa intends to withdraw from school. GOLF UPCOMING TOURNAMENTSAll times EasternPGA TOUR CJ CUP AT NINE BRIDGESSite: Jeju Island, South Korea. Course: Club at Nine Bridges. Yardage: 7,196. Par: 72. Purse: $9.5 million. Winners share: $1,710,000. Television: Wednesday-Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Justin Thomas. FedEx Cup leader: Kevin Tway. Last week: Marc Leishman won the CIMB Classic. Notes: Brooks Koepka plays his “ rst event since being voted PGA Tour player of the year. He also will be in Shanghai next week for the HSBC Champions. ... Thomas won the inaugural tournament in a playoff over Marc Leishman. ... The “ eld includes 54 players who were in Malaysia last week for the CIMB Classic. ... Among those making their 2018-19 season debut are Adam Scott, Hideki Matsuyama and Ian Poulter. ... The $9.5 million purse trails only The Players Championship, the World Golf Championships and the majors on the PGA Tour schedule. ... Marc Leishman has won three of his four tournaments in the last 19 months. ... Shubhankar Sharma of India, tied for the 54-hole lead in Malaysia, tied for ninth. He is leading the Order of Merit on the Asian Tour. Next week: WGC-HSBC Champions and Sanderson Farms Championship. Online: www.pgatour.comPGA TOUR CHAMPIONS DOMINION ENERGY CHARITY CLASSICSite: Richmond, Va. Course: The Country Club of Virginia. Yardage: 7,029. Par: 72. Purse: $2 million. Winners share: $305,000. Television: Friday-Sunday, 2:30-5 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Bernhard Langer. Charles Schwab Cup leader: Bernhard Langer. Last week: Bernhard Langer won the SAS Championship. Notes: This is the “ rst of three events in the Charles Schwab Cup playoffs for the top 72 players. Bernhard Langer is at No. 1 for the third straight year. He has won or “ nished second in the Schwab Cup six of the last seven years. ... Dan Forsman earned the 72nd spot in the playoffs by $932 over John Huston. ... Langer now has 38 victories on the PGA Tour Champions, seven short of the record held by Hale Irwin. ... Langer had the lowest 54-hole score of the season at 194, one shot better than Kenny Perry at the 3M Championship. ... Seven players have led the Schwab Cup standings at some point this season. ... Doug Garwood became only the second player this season to go bogey-free in a PGA Tour Champions event. The other was David Toms in the Chubb Classic in February. Neither player won the tournament. Next week: Invesco QQQ Championship. Online: www.pgatour.com/championsGOLF 4 p.m. GOLF „ Legends Tour, Senior LPGA Championship, “ nal round, at French Lick, Ind. 10 p.m. GOLF „ PGA Tour, The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, “ rst round, at Jeju Island, South Korea MLB BASEBALL 5 p.m. FS1 „ NL Championship Series, Game 5, Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers 8:30 p.m. TBS „ AL Championship Series, Game 4, Boston at Houston NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. FS-Florida „ Miami at Orlando 8 p.m. ESPN „ New Orleans at Houston 10:30 p.m. ESPN „ Dallas at Phoenix NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. NBCSN „ N.Y. Rangers at Washington 9:30 p.m. NBCSN „ Boston at Calgary SOCCER 5 p.m. FS2 „ 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship, thirdplace game, Panama vs. Jamaica, at Frisco, Texas 8 p.m. FS1 „ 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship, “ nal, Canada vs. United States, at Frisco, Texas SPORTS BRIEFSCOLUMBUS, OHIOInjured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro careerInjured defensive end Nick Bosa has decided to leave school to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft in the spring, Ohio State said Tuesday.The junior All-American from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, already had four sacks this season when he suffered a core muscle injury on Sept. 15 in the third game of the season. He had surgery five days later, and no timetable was set for his return to the team.Considered one of the best players in college football, Bosa had left no doubt that he would leave school after this season to enter the draft. He planned to follow the same path as his older brother, Joey, who left Ohio State a year early and now plays for the Los Angeles Chargers.Nick Bosa had tied his career high of five tackles twice in the first three games this season, and he was leading the team in tackles with 14, including six for losses. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. AP source: Bills QB Allen diagnosed with sprainBuffalo Bills rookie starter Josh Allen has been diagnosed with a sprained right elbow on his throw-ing arm and is not expected to play at Indianapolis this weekend, a person with direct knowledge told The Associated Press on Tuesday.The person described Allens status as being week to week as opposed to being out indefinitely. The person spoke to The AP on the condition of anonym-ity because the team has not revealed the nature of the injury.Coach Sean McDermott would only list Allen as week to week on Monday, and wouldnt rule him out from playing this weekend. The Associated PressBOYS GOLFMount Dora wins district titleTyler Hayes took medalist honors to lead Mount Dora to a win in the Class 2A-District 9 tournament on Tues-day at Green Valley Golf Club in Clermont.Hayes had an 81 and then won the title in a three-hole playoff.Also competing in the tournament were Eustis, Leesburg, Umatilla, Tavares and South Lake.VOLLEYBALLEast Ridge 3, Ocoee 0Naomi Cabello had eight kills, 14 assists, five digs and five aces to lead East Ridge to a 25-6, 25-14, 25-13 win over Ocoee in the opening round of the Class 8A-District 5 tournament being held at East Ridge High School.Madison Hilde had six kills and a block and Taylor Sinopoli had seven digs, eight aces and three assists for the Knights.East Ridge improved to 22-0 and will play East River on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the semifinals. The district championship match will be Thursday at 7 p.m.GIRLS BOWLINGMount Dora Christian 3, South Lake 2Amber Tulloch had a high score of 163 to lead Mount Dora Chris-tian Academy to a 3-2 win over South Lake on Tuesday at Clermont Lanes.Abbev Barron had a 161 for South Lake.

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 B3The Seminoles offensive line, which has had six starting combinations due to injury, really benefited from the time off. However, Taggart said there is no timetable for tackle Landon Dickerson to return. Offensive tackle Derrick Kelly believes his leg is stronger now after missing two games and then playing as a backup in the 28-27 loss at Miami on Oct. 6. Guard Cole Minshew has been able to play through injuries to both ankles.It helped me a lot,Ž Minshew said of the break. Any time you get a little break and get to go home and go see your family, you just feel rejuvenated. You come back just ready to work.ŽFlorida State has plenty of work to do in the second half of the season. The Seminoles are looking to extend their streak of playing in bowl games to a 36th season but also face a daunting schedule.The last six games on Florida States schedule are the toughest in the FBS, according to the NCAA. Florida State will face four Top 25 teams „ No. 3 Clemson, No. 4 Notre Dame, No. 11 Florida and No. 16 N.C. State „ and those programs have a combined 24-1 record.Florida State hasnt beaten a ranked team since it knocked off No. 6 Michigan in the 2016 Orange Bowl. The road ahead wont be easy, but Taggart hopes the Semi-noles learned from letting a 20-point, second-half lead slip away in a loss to then-No. 17 Miami.They were upset, and rightfully so, but we had to be upset with ourselves because we didnt finish,Ž Taggart said. A hard way to learn. But we got to take those things and make sure we practice and pre-pare and make sure that those things dont happen again.Ž FSUFrom Page B1At Mount Dora, Heggie performed at an AllState level, earning first team honors in 2014 and 2015. He played in the prestigious Under Armor All-America game in Orlando and participated in The Opening 2015 at the Nike headquarters in Bea-verton, Oregon. Chad Simmons, Florida TechChad Simmons is used to winning.During his prep career at Mount Dora Christian Academy, Simmons helped MDCA „ then known as Mount Dora Bible „ win on the football field and on the basketball court.Now, hes helping Florida Tech win on the football field. A sophomore defensive back with the Panthers, an NCAA Division II program in Melbourne, Simmons had been in on three tack-les this season and has gotten off one punt for 27 yards. His best game, sta-tistically, came on Sept. 22 at West Georgia, when he assisted on two tackles in a 30-21 loss „ one of only two losses for the Pan-thers this season in seven games.For the season, Sim-mons three tackles is one stop shy of his total as a freshman in 2017.Simmons graduated from MDCA in 2015. As a senior, he helped the Bull-dogs to a 9-2 record on the football field and an 18-10 record on the basketball court.On the gridiron, Simmons ran for 207 yards on just eight carries „ an average of 25.9 yards per carry „ and scored four touchdowns. He also caught one pass for 20 yards and a score.On the hardwood, Sim-mons averaged 6.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. He also handed out 3.2 assists per outing.Next up for Simmons and Florida Tech is the University of West Florida at 5 p.m. Saturday at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola. Jonathan Yaun, Liberty University Jonathan Yauns fresh-man season with the Liberty Univer-sity mens golf team has gone as it would for most freshman. Hes had his share of ups and downs.Yaun finished tied for 39th place in his first match of the season, recording a three-round total of 7-over par at the Rod Myers Invitational at The Duke Golf Club in Durham, North Carolina. He tied for 47th place in his second match, the Shoal Creek Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama, and finished alone in 62nd place at the Intercolleigate at The Grove in College Grove, Tennessee.However, history suggests the best is yet to come for Yaun.Yaun became the first boys golfer from Lake and Sumter counties to win a state championship when he cruised to a four-shot win in 2017 in the Class 3A finals at Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howey-in-the-Hills. The state title helped soothe the hurt he felt after miss-ing the 2016 finals due to an illness.Next up for the Flames will be the Grandover Classic, a two-day event beginning Oct. 27 at the Granover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina. HEGGIEFrom Page B1 Simmons Yaun MILLERFrom Page B1Miller could make golf more fun to hear than to watch. He doesnt have a filter. Thats why hes so good,Ž Roy said. What hes thinking comes out. And 99.5 percent of the time, that was a great thing for viewers, and for me. And 0.5 percent of the time, it was a problem for our PR department and for me. And it was worth it.Ž Roy was in Wisconsin on Monday night for his first look at Whistling Straits for the 2020 Ryder Cup. It will be the first Ryder Cup since 1989 that doesnt have Miller in the booth weighing in on good shots and bad with thoughts that immediately become words. He often entertained. He occasionally irritated. He was rarely dull. Miller is retiring after three decades calling the shots for NBC. His last tournament will be the Phoenix Open, the perfect exit for a Hall of Fame player once known as the Desert FoxŽ for winning six times in Arizona. Miller was so good for so long that it was easy for younger generations to forget about that other career he had. And to think that was nearly his only career in golf. Miller said he wasnt interested when NBC first approached him, but then his wife stepped in and told him it would be nice to have a steady paycheck. Even then, it took time for him to realize his audience was in the living room, not the locker room. He made his debut at the Bob Hope Classic in 1990 and it didnt take long for him to leave his mark. Peter Jacobsen faced an awkward lie to the 18th green with water to the left. The easiest shot to choke on,Ž Miller said. People thought about choking. Miller said it because thats what he was thinking. What came into his brain came out of his mouth,Ž said Mike McCarley, president of golf for NBC Sports. He was the first to really talk about the pressure. Its the most important element of the game, especially in those really big moments. He was doing it at a time when others werent.Ž It wasnt just the word choke.Ž Phil Mickelson was getting up-and-down from everywhere at the 2010 Ryder Cup when Miller suggested that if Lefty werent such a good putter hed be selling cars in San Diego. Justin Leonard and Hal Sutton were losing a fourballs match at the 1999 Ryder Cup when Miller blurted out, My hunch is that Justin needs to go home and watch it on television.Ž During the 2008 U.S. Open playoff at Torrey Pines that Tiger Woods won in 19 holes over Rocco Mediate, Miller suggested that guys named RoccoŽ dont get their name on the trophy, and that Mediate looked like the guy who cleans Tigers swimming pool.ŽBradley hit a three-run double during Bostons Game 2 victory, giving him three RBIs in consecutive games for the first time in his career. Moments after his slam, fans at TD Garden in Boston began chanting JBJ!Ž during the Celtics season opener against the Philadelphia 76ers.Osuna had two on and two out when he hit pinch-hitter Brock Holt in the shoe. Plate umpire Joe West didnt see that Holt was hit, but Red Sox man-ager Alex Cora challenged successfully for the hitby-pitch. Osuna then drilled pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland.Osuna was a controversial midseason pickup from Toronto while he served a 75-game ban under Major League Base-balls domestic violence policy.Pearce nearly delivered an extra-base hit with two on in the third, but 5-foot-6 left fielder Tony Kemp jumped at the wall and came up with Pearces towering fly. Replays showed the ball may have clanked off the wall just before falling into Kemps mitt, but umpires upheld the decision when Boston challenged.Boston jumped on Dallas Keuchel for two runs in the first, but the Astros cut the lead to 2-1 in the bottom of the inning and tied it on an RBI double by Bregman in the fifth. ALCSFrom Page B1Bostons Jackie Bradley Jr., right, watches his grand slam off Houston Astros relief pitcher Roberto Osuna during the eighth inning in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday in Houston. [AP PHOTO/LYNNE SLADKY]

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B4 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com RECREATIONTo submit news or notes for the weekly recreation page, contact Sports Editor Paul Jenkins at paul. jenkins@dailycommercial. com or 352-365-8204. Freshman wins Beacon College 5K raceBeacon College freshman Giulian Spino, of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, won the recent third annual Beacon College 5K race.Spino is the first freshman student to finish first as the overall winner among all race participants. The competitive race fielded over 100 runners.Giulians winning time was 21:19 with the event being held at Lake Sumter State College in Leesburg.Giulian is a former standout high school wrestler and current member of the Beacon Colleges intercollegiate flag football team. Americas Mighty Warriors Military Race is Nov. 4The second annual Ameri-cas Mighty Warriors Military Race will take place on Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. at Clermonts His-toric Village WWII Museum.Participants can do a 2-mile walk/run, a 2-mile walk/ run with five physical training stations (one for each branch of the U.S. military), or a 4-mile walk/run with 10 physical training stations.All participants receive custom dog tags and awards are available for both indi-viduals and teams.can also win awards. You can win awards as an individual For more information and event registration, visit RUNSIGNUP.com. YMCA youth sports kick off this monthThe Golden Triangle YMCA will be offering flag football (ages 5 to 14) under the lights on Friday nights, indoor soccer (ages 5 to 17) and T-ball (ages 3-6) on Saturdays and a run team (ages 7 to 14).Cost to enter for members is $80 and $125 for non-members.The season runs from Oct. 22 to Dec. 15. For more information, email bhaller@ cfymca. To register online, go to https://www.tfaforms.com/4696724. Golf tournament to raise funds for Wildwood programsThe Wildwood Middle High School baseball and softball teams are holding a fundraising golf tournament at Continental Country Club on Nov. 3 in Wildwood. Play starts at 9 a.m.Cost is $40 per player and includes green fees, carts, range balls, lunch and a T-shirt. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers. Sign-up forms are due by Oct. 29. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.For more information, call 352-748-1314 or email mark.s.doggett@sumter.k12.fl.us or kylie.ondriezek@sumter.k12.fl.us. Leesburg Bitty Ball registration is openRegistration for the Lees-burg Recreation Departments Bitty Ball Basketball (ages 5-6) is now open and runs through Nov. 1.For more information on any of the citys recreation programs, visit http:/ leesburgflorida.gov/ or call 352-728-9885. Take a run through the park each SaturdayClermonts parkrun 5k takes place every Saturday from Lake Hiawatha Preserve Park promptly at 7:30 a.m. The Hiawatha Preserve is located on west side of Lake Minneola in Clermont. The address is 450 12th St., Clermont.The event is free and put on by volunteers each week and draws an average of about 75 runners a week. Participants are asked to register and print out a one-time parkrun barcode that is used for timing. Printing out the personal bar-code is essential.For more information or to register, visit www.parkrun.us/clermontwaterfront. Eustis Parks & Rec holding golf tournamentThe City of Eustis Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a golf tournament on Oct. 26 that will benefit the Eustis Recreation Youth Scholarship Program.The tournament will be played at RedTail Golf Club, 26026 Member Lane, Sor-rento. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $110 for individuals or $400 for a foursome. The registration deadline is Oct. 22.For registration or sponsorship opportunities, call 352-357-8510 or email whit-takerj@ci.eustis.fl.us. Open hours at Leesburg gymnasiumThe Leesburg Recreation Department holds open gym hours throughout the week. The cost to play is $2 a day or $20 a year for adults and $1 a day or $10 a year for youths ages 12 to 17. If you play 10 days, you automatically get a yearly membership.The gym, located at 1851 Griffin Road, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Saturday open gym hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Line dancing for fun and “ tnessThe Leesburg Public Library at 100 E. Main St. will have line dancing instruction on the second Monday of each month at 1 p.m. The cost is free. Line dancing is a popular form of exercise. It doesnt require a partner and it improves balance and memory. All levels are welcome, especially beginners. Peter Statham is the instructor. Pick up pickleball at Donnelly ParkThe Mount Dora pickleball courts are located in Donnelly Park, 530 N. Donnelly St. and are available for public play. There is equipment available for public use in the green cabinet beside the courts. There are several independent groups that play in the mornings and would love to teach new players and gain new members. Yoga classes held each SaturdayStretching in the Spirit yoga classes are held every Satur-day at 1 p.m. at Silver Lake Community Church, 34030 Radio Road, Leesburg. Classes are free, but sizes are limited, so call 352-472-0648 for details. Bring your yoga mat and a smile.NEWS & NOTESBeacon College freshman Giulian Spino, of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, won the recent third annual Beacon College 5K race. [SUBMITTED]

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DEAR ABBY: My husband has an extensive sexual history. He has had sex with more than 80 partners. All the encounters were when he was in high school and in his early 20s. Most were one-night stands with female friends. When we met, he was honest, and I was understanding. He didn't keep in touch with any of those females (pre-Facebook). But now he's friends with several of them on Facebook, and while he doesn't "talk" to them, he comments and "likes" many of their posts. This makes me uncomfortable because I don't feel that past sexual partners should be part of one's life once someone is married. I'm not jealous or insecure, I just think it's disrespectful. Am I controlling? -ANXIOUS IN ARIZONA DEAR ANXIOUS: Your husband was certainly active. Was he also able to keep his grade point up? You say he has been honest with you about his sexual history. Nowhere in your letter have you indicated that there has been any indelity. I suspect that in spite of your denial, you may be feeling a bit insecure, and if your husband is telling you that you're coming across as controlling, that is the way he perceives it. "Liking" the Facebook posts of someone you haven't seen in decades isn't inviting the person to have an affair. If I were you, I'd calm down.DEAR ABBY: How do I get across to my parents that I don't want them exposing my minor children to my mentally ill sister? "Evangeline" is bipolar, has borderline personality disorder and sometimes acts out in public. They know how strongly I feel about this but nd ways to expose my children to her anyway. My kids don't want to be around Evangeline, but my parents continue to push her on them. I'll give you an example: They'll take the kids out to dinner and "bump into her unplanned" at a restaurant. I don't know what else I can do other than tell them I don't like it. But when I do, they refuse to listen and get upset when my kids tell me they saw her. Please advise. -LOOKING OUT FOR MY KIDS DEAR LOOKING: Mental illness isn't contagious. As long as Evangeline is on her medication, she poses no threat to your children. Is it beyond the realm of possibility that these encounters with her ARE actually unplanned? Sometimes people -myself included -get into the habit of patronizing certain restaurants because they are nearby and serve reliably good food. It's easy to fall into a comfortable pattern. Because you feel so strongly about these encounters, tell your parents you prefer they take your children to places your sister doesn't frequent. However, if they persist in "pushing her on," as you put it, then you may have to consider restricting your parents' visits with the grandkids to situations you can control.DEAR ABBY: Can you tell me why women wear high-heeled shoes? I cannot think of any benets women derive from wearing them. Is it because they think high heels make their legs look more attractive, because it's the fashion or some other reason? -BAFFLED AND CONFUSED DEAR BAFFLED: Not only do high heels make the legs and ankles look more attractive, when a person wears them they appear to be a few pounds lighter because they look taller. THAT'S why! (Guilty as charged. 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 Wife irked as man reconnects with old partners on Facebook HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2018:This year you walk through a new door. What you envision might not occur right away. Learn to be comfortable with the unknown and with people in general. Often, you project what you want onto situations. If you are single, take your time dating. You might not feel as if you have met someone you want to be with for the long term. If you are attached, the two of you often need to check in with each other, as misunderstandings can occur. You know how to breeze right through problems. AQUARIUS admires your thinking.ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) You seem to go where the unexpected occurs. Use caution with any nancial decisions. Do not overthink an offer at the moment. You might need to lessen your load rather than take on more responsibilities. Consider this possibility, and youll begin to mellow out. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) Your determination could be met by someone elses stubbornness. It might be easier and more efcient to go along with this persons wishes, unless you nd his or her ideas impossible. Your response is likely to surprise many people. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) Reach out to someone who helps you see the big picture. You could be taken aback by what you see when you let go of being right. Armed with more understanding, you can nd a midpoint of agreement between yourself and others. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Come to an agreement with others. You will see a situation much differently if you can walk away from your position. A meeting could surprise you with its agenda. The topic might not feel as on-target as you might like. Flow with the moment. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) You could feel as if you are being pulled in different directions. You might nd that you enjoy yourself more and become less and less invested in what you see as problems. Consider being less available to difcult people. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) Reach out to a loved one at a distance who understands you well. This persons comments could open you up to another perspective. Caring evolves as others witness your attempt to understand where they are coming from. Open up to a possible change. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) You could be confused by someone with whom you felt you had a steady agreement. Suddenly uproar occurs. You can do very little to return to what was, nor should you want to. Release what is frivolous or unneeded, and proceed. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) You might nd that a friend suddenly becomes unstable. Do not wonder what is needed. Let go, and allow this person to be who he or she is. Sometimes everyone needs to break free of constraints -self-imposed or otherwise. Express understanding.SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22DEC. 21) Open up to a new idea that could invigorate your life and make it much more exciting. At rst this possibility could shake you up. The more you think about it, the more enthusiastic you become. Do not push another person away. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22JAN. 19) A child or new friend topples your sense of well-being with his or her unpredictability. Rather than react, take a hard look at what is occurring and let go of the unneeded. Sometimes difculties stem from too much to do and from being overwhelmed. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) You feel differently than you have in a while. A shakeup, while upsetting, frees you up to do what you really want. If you are not sure of your true desires, take some time to re-evaluate. Encourage simplication. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) You make an effort by reaching out to others. Though everyone might not respond, you could hear news that is likely to shock you. Relax and allow the situation to unfold naturally; soon you will realize what is motivating or triggering it. DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 B5 TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, the 290th day of 2018. There are 75 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY: On Oct. 17, 1933, Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany. ON THIS DATE: In 1931, mobster Al Capone was convicted in Chicago of income tax evasion. (Sentenced to 11 years in prison, Capone was released in 1939.) In 1941, the U.S. destroyer Kearny was damaged by a German torpedo o the coast of Iceland; 11 people died. In 1973 Arab oil-producing nations announced they would begin cutting back oil exports to Western nations and Japan; the result was a total embargo that lasted until March 1974. In 1979, Mother Teresa of India was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1989, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck northern California, killing 63 people and causing $6 billion worth of damage. In 1992 Japanese exchange student Yoshi Hattori was fatally shot by Rodney Peairs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after Hattori and his American host mistakenly knocked on Peairs' door while looking for a Halloween party. (Peairs was acquitted of manslaughter, but was ordered in a civil trial to pay more than $650,000 to Hattori's family.)

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CLASSIC PEANUTS HEATHCLIFF DENNIS THE MENACE FAMILY CIRCUS LUANN MOTHER GOOSE & GRIMM BEETLE BAILEY ZITS GARFIELD FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE B.C. ROSE IS ROSE DILBERT SHOE PICKLES PHANTOM BLONDIE BABY BLUES HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH COMICS B6 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.com

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 B7 DINETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comTAILGATINGHere are some tailgating tips from BeefItsWhatsForDinner. com:1. Prep as much as possible at home. This will help you save time and pack less.2. Check your cooking equipment. Make sure your grill or camp stove is clean and ready. Keep backup pro-pane and stick lighters on hand.5. Embrace the cast iron skillet. Great for cooking burgers, steaks and one-pan meals. Try a beef stir fry. Cut and marinate meat and veg-gies at home, toss in the skillet and enjoy!9. Pack and store every-thing safely. Raw beef should be at the bottom of the cooler (or in another cooler), packed separately.10. Serve food in creative, easy-to-hold ways. Use chip bags as a vessel for chili or beef tacos. Skewer steak chunks, veggies and meatballs on short bamboo sticks. SCHOOL LUNCHFruit and veggies an important lunchbox staple Children need plentiful nutrients to fuel their minds for school days. Thats why its important to pack fruits and vegetables in their daily lunch, according to Crispy Fruit.Its fun when you put a rain-bow in every lunch by packing colorful produce such as green cucumber, cherry tomatoes, purple plums, orange carrots and yellow peppers. Youll keep things visually stimulating and the various colors of fresh foods mean they are getting a variety of vitamins and minerals.When fresh fruit isnt an option, you can try freeze-dried snacks in single-serving varieties like banana, apple, pineapple and pear. New foods keep lunches interesting and vitaminpacked items are the perfect way to support your childs learning even when you cant be there. SHOPPINGThree common grocery store misconceptions Registered dietitian Dawn Jackson Blatner and Egglands Best reveal the truth about the most common misconcep-tions of grocery store staples.Bread: Just because bread is dark brown doesnt mean its whole grain, which can be achieved through caramel coloring. Always look for whole-grain or sproutedgrain options and keep an eye on sugar content.Eggs: Buy from a producer with quality standards that go above and beyond USDA requirements. Produce: There is a miscon-ception that misters are there to make items look good and add water weight, so it costs more at checkout. In reality, water helps ensure fruits and vegetables stay fresh. TIP OF THE WEEKBoost your fat IQ with these tipsHere are two things that can help you boost your fat IQ and live a healthier life.€ Recognize your hangups. Recognize where your weak spots are and take steps to correct them. Consider a meal delivery service thats both healthy and convenient, pack nutritious snacks in your carry-on or go for a walk when the urge to eat a cookie strikes. Change up your rou-tine once or twice a week.€ Be open and honest with your doctor. If youre serious about managing your weight, you want a primary care doctor who will help uncover your personal obstacles and work with you on a plan to reach your goals, according to MDVIP. More Content NowFOOD FOR THOUGHTI'm often asked during my cooking demonstrations about what my favorite dish is to prepare. While everyone waits with enthusiasm, I gently let them down with my standard answer of: "I like to cook everything." If I'm being honest, that statement is mostly true because there are some dishes that I dont enjoy as well as others. However, the one thing I do like to prepare at home „ no matter what time of the year „ is soup. I really enjoy creating a fresh, made-from-scratch soup. I think that will now be my standard answer. Soups play a vital role in almost every culture around the globe and the right ingredients can cure many ailments, like how chicken soup can help you with a cold. Protein and Vitamin C will help your body down the road to recovery. Homemade soup is also economical. It doesnt take a lot of money to make a big pot of filling soup, and it is also crowd friendly.ROAMING GOURMETStock is vital to a great pot of soupThere is one key component to a good soup, and thats the base,Ž writes columnist Ze Carter. A good stock or broth is vital to a great pot of soup. If your soup does not have a rich and ” avorful stock, then you might as well throw out the entire pot.Ž [ANOTHER FOODIE BLOGGER] Ze Carter Cindy SharpCorrespondentTAVARES „ Giovanni Chio-falo was considered a full-time pizza man at age 12 when work-ing at his familys pizzeria in Brooklyn, which was acquired unintentionally after moving from Sicily.My entire family „ parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles „ all moved into a railroad home above an aban-doned pizzeria in Brooklyn,Ž Chiofalo said. My father made furniture by trade but decided to take a chance and open the restaurant.ŽChiofalo never looked back and owned a string of pizzerias throughout Florida, showcas-ing his authentic New York pizza and Italian cuisine.His most recent pizzeria, Brooklyn Brothers in Tavares, is the first of its kind because it is named after and dedicated to his two sons, Giovanni and Joseph.As a single dad, Chiofalo said it was important to him to pass on the family tradition. The two boys and his daughter, Maria, are frequently seen making their fair share of pizzas.Chiofalo says this isnt your ordinary pizza.Dont let others fool you,Ž he said. True, authentic New York-style pizza is always made in a brick oven with nice crisp crust. We keep it simple and traditional.ŽAll in the familyGiovanni Chiofalo has owned a string of pizzerias throughout Florida, showcasing his authentic New York-style pizza and Italian cuisine. His most recent pizzeria, Brooklyn Brothers in Tavares, is the “ rst of its kind because it is named after and dedicated to his two sons, Giovanni and Joseph. [CINDY SHARP PHOTOS/CORRESPONDENT] Pizzas come in small 10-inch, medium 14-inch, large 16-inch or a Sicilian16-by-16 and range from $8.99 to $21.99. The baked ziti is one of the pasta specialities offerd for the lunch specials at Brooklyn Brothers in Tavares. Brooklyn Brothers offers a variety of hot and cold subs, including the Italian combo cold cut. Brooklyn Brothers offers a variety of salads, including the chicken ceasar salad. Tavares Brooklyn Brothers Pizzeria keeps longtime tradition alive See FAMILY, B8 See CARTER, B10

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B8 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comBrooklyn Brothers, 2601 State Road 19 in Tavares, is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. [PHOTOS BY CINDY SHARP/CORRESPONDENT] Pizzas come in small 10-inch, medium 14-inch, large 16-inch or a Sicilian 16-by-16 and range from $8.99 to $21.99. Popular options include: meat lovers, veggie lovers, Neopolis deluxe, bianca, margherita, barbecue or buffalo grilled chicken and Hawaiian. A one-size, gluten-free pizza is available for $10.99.The restaurant also features Italian dishes, such as spaghetti with meatballs, cheese ravioli, fettuccini alfredo, baked ziti, chicken parmigiana, hot and cold subs and the Brooklyn Brothers tour of Italy. These average from $8.49 to $13.99.Daily specials and smaller portion lunch specials start at $6.99. Thursday Bash offers a one-topping large pizza and garlic rolls for $10.99 and Food Feast Friday features a large two-top-ping pizza, six garlic rolls, 10 chicken wings and two cans of soda for $25.99.Brooklyn Brothers, 2601 State Road 19 in Tavares, is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For information, go to www.facebook.com/brooklyn.brothers.735 or call 352508-5506. Delivery and catering are also available. FAMILYFrom Page B7Popular pizzas include: meat lovers (as shown), veggie lovers, Neopolis deluxe, bianca, margherita, barbecue or buffalo grilled chicken and Hawaiian. By Maura Judkis The Washington PostCHICAGO „ The pizza museum deserves to be in Chicago. But deep dish isnt pizza,Ž you might say. A pizza museum in Chicago is a pizza museum of inclusivity, and America could use a whole lot more of that right now. Its also in the Midwest, making it accessible and proximate to other great, underrated styles of pizza: St. Louis, Detroit, Quad Cities. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is in Cleveland, after all. The pizza museum deserves to be in New York. Pizza is New York. Inexpensive slices, folded over: If you know how to eat it, youre in. If you dont, you never belonged in the first place. There is a long history of pizza in New York, beginning in 1905 with Lombardis, acknowledged as the first pizzeria in America. Its the culinary capital of America, and it takes its slices seriously. The pizza museum in fact exists in both places, because there are two pizza museums. Each was founded by a dude who really, really likes pizza. They came up at the same time: The Chicago museum opened in August, and the New York one opens Oct. 13. Content-wise, however, theyre about as different as deep dish is to a dollar slice, and equally reflective of their locations. The United States Pizza Museum in Chicago is Midwestern sensibility. The Museum of Pizza in New York is style: immersive installations by artists, Instagrammable backdrops and a slice shop at the end.New museums celebrate pizza, be it Chicago deep dish or a New York slice

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DailyCommercial.com | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 B9One of the simplest and most rewarding dishes in a cooks repertoire has to be the old-fashioned carrot and raisin salad. The ingredients are available any time of year, its budget-friendly and its practically foolproof. Even the most unimaginative of cooks can come up with any number of variations on the basic theme, and for something that tastes so good, its surprisingly nutritious. This particular version has a few more ingredients than the basic recipe. The combination of carrots, pineapple, and black raisins gets in most of the traditional Halloween colors. And the miniature marshmallows and flaked coconut add a suggestion of ghostly white. Pineapple tidbits or chunks would probably be more noticeable in the color scheme than crushed pineapple, but my theory is that the crushed version is better for distributing the flavor throughout the salad. But whether you decide on using chunks, tidbits, or crushed, its best to use pineapple that has been canned in unsweetened pineapple juice, simply because it tastes more like pineapple. You will notice the directions assume you are willing to start with whole carrots and take time to peel them and grate them. Some cooks use shredded carrots, or even chopped carrots, but I am prejudiced, and I think carrots are one of those things that really should be grated. Im convinced they simply dont taste as good when theyre shredded or chopped. I also think the flavor difference justifies putting my fingertips in peril by using a four-sided hand grater rather than simply dropping carrot chunks into the blender and pushing the grateŽ button. The ingredients list specifies black raisins, but dried cranberries can always be substituted for part or all of the raisins. Or you could use golden raisins, but they have a distinctly different flavor from the black, and in this particular recipe, I really dont think they would work as well. If the raisins are unattractively dry, it only takes a few minutes to plump them in the microwave oven. Put them in a small bowl, add a couple of teaspoons of water, then cover and microwave on high for about ten seconds. Let sit, still covered, for five minutes. If they still arent pleasingly plump, repeat the process, microwaving in increments of five seconds until youre happy with them. The yogurt can be plain or vanilla. A mild lemonflavored yogurt would work well, as would orange or pineapple. BLACK AND GOLD SALADIngredients:2 cups grated carrots‡ cup black raisins‡ cup canned mandarin sections, drained and rinsed‡ cup crushed pineapple, drained‡ cup miniature marshmallows cup flaked coconut cup yogurt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons honeyDirections:In mixing bowl, combine carrots, raisins, mandarin sections, pineapple, marshmallows and coconut. Set aside. Mix together yogurt, lemon juice and homes. Pour over carrot mixture, and toss gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate. Let chill at least two hours, or until ready to serve.Yield: Makes four to six servings.Note: Some cooks disapprove of peeling carrots because the area right under the skin is especially rich in nutrients. Instead, they are in favor of simply scrubbing the carrots very thoroughly, using skin and all. If you arent quite comfortable with the peel-on method, an intermediate method would be to drop your carrots into a pot of boiling water, remove the pot from the burner, and let it sit, covered for five minutes. Then put the carrots in cold water for a few seconds, and the skins will slip right off. Usually, carrots have had the green tops removed long before they reach your supermarket shelf. However, once in a while, you find them sold by the bunch, tops and all. In that case, remove the greens before refrigerating. If left on during refrigeration, the top draws moisture from the carrot root, leaching out nutrients and causing bitterness. And by the way, when refrigerating your carrots in a plastic bag, be sure the bag has holes in it. Otherwise, the carrots release a chemical which reduces sweetness and makes them somewhat bitter. Mary Ryder is a food columnist for the Daily Commercial. Email her at practicalpotwatcher@cfl.rr.com.PRACTICAL POT WATCHERNutritious salad features Halloween themeThe combination of carrots, pineapple, and black raisins gets in most of the traditional Halloween colors. And the miniature marshmallows and ” aked coconut add a suggestion of ghostly white. [WWW. HELLMANNS.COM] Mary Ryder

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B10 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comThere is one key component to a good soup, and that's the base. A good stock or broth is vital to a great pot of soup. If your soup does not have a rich and flavorful stock, then you might as well throw out the entire pot. There are things that you can do to add flavor after the soup is done, but it still will fall short. My secret to a good soup is the broth. Not just any broth, but one made from scratch. If you get this part right, the rest is elementary. Many soups have a chicken or vegetable broth base. You can easily find them at the grocery store, but keep in mind that they are full of sodium and other hard to pronounce ingredients. I prefer making my own base, including my white wine shrimp stock. It's perfect for vegetable soup, as a gumbo base or you can just enjoy it on its on in a mug on a chilly day. It freezes really well and also makes a great bloody Mary base. Shrimp stock is the next great thing. While there is a bit of work on the front end because you need to buy raw shrimp in their shell and peel them, after that, the rest is gravy „ or shall I say, stock. ZE'S WHITE WINE SHRIMP STOCKIngredients:3 tablespoons olive oil pound raw shrimp shells (you will need approximately 2 pounds of large shrimp) 1 rib celery, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 small yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 quart water 1 cup white wine 4 tablespoons tomato paste 2 tablespoons fresh parsley 1 sprig fresh thyme 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns 1 bay leafDirections:Heat oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Add shrimp shells and saute for 3-4 minutes, stirring until shells look dry. Add vegetables and spices and saute for another 3-4 minutes. Add water, tomato paste and wine. Bring mixture to a boil for 5 minutes then reduce heat to a low simmer for 45 minutes. Remove from heat, strain broth and discard vegetables and shells. Store broth in a glass container in fridge for up to three days or freeze for up to six months. Ze Carter is a food columnist for the Daily Commercial. Email her at zecarter12@gmail.com. CARTERFrom Page B7 By Becky KrystalThe Washington PostMore than anything else in the entire world, I hate, with all my heart, hyperbole. (See what I did there?) Food ou tlets are no less guilty than anyone else (me too at some point, no doubt). So Im already kicking myself for saying this, but Im going to share a recipe with you that . changed my life. Theres enough evidence to support the claim, though. I did not grow up eating Indian food, much less cooking it. I tried it for the first time only as a senior in college, when I went out to eat with my then-boyfriend/ now-husband. Once we moved in together, we started cooking together, and this Easy Chickpea Curry caught our attention. (I first learned about the recipe in a blog post about chickpeas by Kim ODonnel, who had adapted it from the great Indian cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey.)Indian cuisine often gets a rap as too complicated or too spicy or too time-consuming or too ingredientheavy (or all of the above) to cook at home. This recipe disproves all of that „ and happens to be bold and delicious to boot. It erased every bit of intimidation for me, and now my husband and I cook Indian food „ often this very dish „ almost every week. And chickpeas are practically their own food group in our house now. The ingredients list may look long, but you probably already have most of them on hand in your pantry or refrigerator. Many just get tossed into a blender or food processor for a blink-and-youredone sauce. The recipe is also fairly flexible „ a little more or less of one spice (or even none of it) wont make or break the dish. (Just dont skip frying the cardamom pods, bay leaves and cinnamon stick in the skillet first, which helps bloom the spices and flavor the oil, and therefore the curry.) If youre feeding a crowd, this curry can easily absorb another potato. Want to use up more of that bunch of cilantro? Throw it in for more vivid flavor and color. The kind and amount of fresh pepper you use is flexible, too: A few small green chiles are fine, but a quarter, half or even whole jalapeo „ depending on how spicy you like things „ works as well. Or skip it altogether, which is what I do for my toddler. Yes, its my sons favorite dish. Dare I say it might change his life, too? Easy Chickpea CurryINGREDIENTS € 8 ounces ripe tomato, hulled and coarsely chopped € One 2-inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled and coarsely chopped € 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped € Fresh hot green chiles of choice, such as 2 or 3 Thai green chiles or to jalapeo (optional; seeds removed, if desired) € 1 cup packed cilantro leaves and tender stems € 1 tablespoon ground coriander € 2 teaspoons ground cumin € teaspoon ground turmeric € teaspoon ground cayenne pepper € 1- teaspoons salt € 1 cup plus 6 tablespoons water € 3 tablespoons canola or saf” ower oil € One 3-inch cinnamon stick € 5 whole green cardamom pods, smashed with the ” at side of a chefs knife € 2 bay leaves € 1 medium onion, cut into small dice (about 1 cup) € 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks € Two 15-ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained (about 3 cups total) STEPS Combine the tomato, ginger, garlic, chiles (if using), cilantro, coriander, cumin, turmeric, cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon of the salt and 6 tablespoons of the water in a blender or food processor. Puree to form a smooth, pourable sauce. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil shimmers, add the cinnamon stick, cardamom pods and bay leaves; stir for 30 seconds or until fragrant, then add the onion and potatoes. Cook for about 5 minutes, until the onion softens and the potatoes begin to turn golden. Stir in the pureed sauce, so the onion and potatoes are well coated. Cover, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for 5 minutes, then uncover long enough to stir in the chickpeas, the remaining teaspoon of salt and the remaining 1 cup of water. Once the mixture begins to bubble, cover and cook for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the potatoes are fork-tender. Allow the curry to cool for a few minutes, then discard the cinnamon stick, bay leaves and cardamom pods.Anyone can make this chickpea curry at homeEasy Chickpea Curry lives up to all three of its labels. [PHOTO FOR THE WASHINGTON POST BY TOM MCCORKLE]

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