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** SPORTS | C1EAST TEAMS SWEEP CLASSICGirls, boys edge out West by narrow margins Sunday, April 8, 2018 PANAMA CITY @The_News_Herald facebook.com/panamacitynewsherald$1.50 www.newsherald.com Lifestyle ..................... D1-6 Local & State ............. B1-19 Obituaries .................. B3-4 Sports........................ C1-8 TV grid ........................ B18 Viewpoints ................. E1-3 TUESDAYA few showers 71 / 53MONDAYA shower 77 / 60TODAYSunshine 69 / 57 Panama City News Herald Want to subscribe? Call 850-747-5050 CELEBRATE OUTDOORS | D1APRIL ANGLING ACTIONCobia, king macks, jacks following the bait LOCAL & STATE | B1IT HURT JUST TO EXISTCouple nds hope, unity, purpose through Warrior Beach Retreat Drew Harwell The Washington PostNEWARK „ The fifth-graders of Yolanda Bromfields digital-privacy class had just finished their lesson on online-offline bal-ance when she asked them a tough question: How would they act when they left school and re-entered a world of prying websites, addictive phones and online scams?Susan, a 10-year-old in pink sneakers who likes YouTube and the mobile game Piano Tiles 2, quietly raised her hand. I will make sure that I dont tell nobody my personal stuff,Ž she said, and be offline for at least two hours every night.ŽBetween their math and literacy classes, these elementary-school kids were studying up on one of perhaps the most important and least understood school subjects in America: how to protect their privacy, save their brains and survive the big, bad Web.Classes such as these, though surprisingly rare, are spreading across the country amid hopes of preparing kids and parents for some of the core tensions of modern childhood: what limits to set around technologies whose long-term effects are unknown „ and for whom young users are a prime audience.The course offered to Susans 28-student class at First Avenue School, a public neighborhood school in Newark, is part of an experi-mental curriculum designed by Seton Hall University Law School professors and taught by legal fellows such as Bromfield. It has been rolled 2018 lesson plan: Surviving the InternetBy Zack McDonald 747-5071 | @PCNH zack zmcdonald@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY „ Hospital staff have a protocol of keep-ing a prisoner patients door shut. But in the four days after accepting inmate Darren Glover into the ICU on July 13, 2015, they diverged from that protocol out of fear they wouldnt reach him in time if he flat-lined. After his release less than a week later, his eyes still swol-len shut from being severely beaten bycorrection officers at Apalachee Correctional Institute, he was moved to a solitary concrete box at Florida State Prison „ where conditions are considered to be worse than those for death row inmates „for maximum managementŽ as part of his punishment based on the reports the officers wrote after the beating. More than 100 summer days passed before Glover was transferred to a lower level of confine-ment „ though still in closed management „ where he remained until this January, when a jury found that the guard charged in the beating falsified his report.In that time, a technicality caused his interracial marriage, which had led to the beating, to become official. However, Darren and Jenni-fer Glover had to wait more than two years before they could have their first kiss as husband and wife.Thats a long time to be in confinement for some-thing you didnt do,Ž Jennifer Glover said. We had to talk through glass. We werent allowed to be in the same room or hold hands or have a meal together like normal visiting couples. And we couldnt kiss „ until the verdict came down.ŽJennifer Glover recently sat down for an interview with The News Herald to discuss the events leading up to what the indictment described as a racially motivated beating, the punishment her husband Prison brutality case in spotlightApalachee Correctional Institution in Sneads was the site of a brutal inmate beating in 2015 in which former Maj. Michael Baxte r, 49, faces up to 10 years in federal prison. He is set for sentencing Thursday. [ZACK MCDONALD/THE NEWS HERALD] Schools aim to protect, educate students about the WebSee INTERNET, A12Apalachee guards sentencing set for Wednesday in brutal 2015 beatingThese photos show Darren Glover during a wedding shoot July 12, 2015, with his “ ancee Jennifer and the day of their wedding, July 13, after he was beaten by Maj. Michael Baxter at Apalachee Correctional Institute. Jennifer Glover was not told why the wedding was called off until the next day. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS] Thats a long time to be in con nement for something you didnt do. We had to talk through glass. We werent allowed to be in the same room or hold hands or have a meal together like normal visiting couples. And we couldnt kiss „ until the verdict came down.Ž Jennifer GloverSee PRISON, A2

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** A2 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald NEWSROOM DIRECTORY Tim Thompson, Publisher .....................................850-747-5001 tthompson@pcnh.com Mike Cazalas, Editor ..............................................850-747-5094 mmcazalas@pcnh.com Shane Spence, Regional Operations Director .....850-747-5078 sspence@pcnh.com Robert Delaney, Regional Controller ....................850-747-5003 rdelaney@pcnh.com Jamie Smith, Human Resources Coordinator .....850-747-5005 jsmith@pcnh.com Michael McCabe, Advertising Sales Manager ....850-747-5082 mmccabe@pcnh.com Kathleen Smith, Advertising Digital Sales Manager ....850-747-5004 krsmith@pcnh.com Roger Underwood, Regional Circulation Director ... 850-747-5049 runderwood@pcnh.com CIRCULATION Missed Delivery: Call The News Herald at 850-747-5050 between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday Friday and 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Make the News Herald a part of your daily life. 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However, rather than assess an extra charge for premium editions, we will adjust the length of your subscription, which accelerates the expiration of your subscription, when you received these premium editions. There will be no more than 2 premium editions per month. ADVERTISING To place a display ad, call 850-747-5030 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To place a classi“ ed ad, call 850-747-5020. SINGLE COPIES Daily, 75 cents; Sunday, $1.50. DID WE MISS YOU? If we missed you, we want to correct the oversight. For redelivery: Call The News Herald at 850-747-5050 between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. COPYRIGHT The entire contents of The News Herald, including its logotype, are fully protected by copyright and registry and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without written permission from The News Herald. Published mornings by The Panama City News Herald (USPS 419-560), 501 W. 11th St., Panama City, FL 32401. Periodicals postage paid at Panama City, FL. Postmaster: Send address changes to The News Herald, P.O. Box 2060, Panama City, FL 32402Setting it straight It is the policy of The News Herald to correct all errors that appear in news stories. If you wish to report an error or clarif y a story, call 747-5070.P.O Box: 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 | Address: 501 W. 11th St. Panama City Fl, 32401 | Phone: 850-747-5000 | WATS: 800-345-8688 | Online: newsherald.com PANAMA CITY endured as result of falsified use-of-force reports, and the trauma the two still live with as they await Darren Glovers release from prison in 2019.Former Maj. Michael Baxter, 49, of the Apalachee Correctional Institution in Sneads, was convicted of filing false reports in the case and faces up to 10 years in federal prison but acquitted of a charge of using excessive force. He did not respond to a request for comment.The case is one in a string of regional inmate beatings by officers to go before U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle for sentencing, but Baxter is the highest ranking officer in recent cases to be crimi-nally indicted and convicted. With Baxters sentencing set for this Thursday, Jenni-fer Glover has called for the judge to at least hand a term of imprisonment reflective of the time her husband was held in confinement for Baxters false reports: 30 months. I dont think he should do a day less,Ž she said. € € €A $40 crack deal landed Darren Glover in prison in 2007. It was his second nar-cotics-related conviction, and he also had a firearm. As a convicted felon, he was sen-tenced to 15 years in prison.He and Jennifer, who had known each other since high school and were dating at the time of his arrest, decided to get married while Darren was incarcerated for practical reasons: a wife can get more access to an inmate than a girlfriend. But she didnt real-ize the degree of pushback the couple would receive for being different races. It was a common theme,Ž Jennifer Glover said of the culture of racism she saw, noting that she didnt think it would eventually lead to physical violence. And the day before the wedding, we were warned. One officer told us a lot of people dont want to see us married. I wouldve backed down if I knew (Darren) would be in danger.ŽA day before the beating, the couple was shooting wed-ding photos in the visitation yard. Jennifer Glover said she had been flirtatiously trying to get Darren to smile for the camera when she overheard an officer say, I dont want to see that (expletive).Ž An officer also issued Darren a complaint for his shoes being loose during the photo shoot.The couple brushed it off, but the next morning, July 13, 2015 „ moments before the Glovers were scheduled to get married „ Baxter called Darren Glover to his office to discuss the loose shoes. There, Baxter head-butted Darren Glover, and then officers held him down while Baxter repeatedly kicked him in the face, according to gov-ernment witnesses.Despite the bride-to-be waiting in the lobby at the time, officers did not tell Jen-nifer Glover about the events, saying only that the wedding would not take place. As her fiance was taken to ICU, Jennifer Glover was also not made aware of the critical nature of his injuries until a couple of inmates called her late the following day. She couldnt reach Darren, but hospital staff relayed his condition.The nurse cried when she was telling me about his inju-ries,Ž Jennifer Glover said.In maximum management after leaving ICU, Darren Glover couldnt see for nine days. He lost 40 pounds in the 101 total days of isolation. Jennifer Glover made a plea for mercy to the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC), which eventually worked, but it would be just the first in a string of battles to have the wrongs of the beating righted.Ultimately, Baxter was convicted in January of this year for falsifying reports that led to Darren Glovers confinement. A jury found that he did not use excessive force, though. Shortly after the verdict, FDOC began the process of reversing some of the damage.In an almost unprecedented move, FDOC reversed Baxters battery on an officer reports and restored Darren Glovers gain time of a year and a half that had been taken away as a result of the allegations.Jennifer Glover said she repeatedly told Darren that if the officers tried to provoke him, do not resist, and she would get justice for him. When he was finally able to talk on the phone, Darren told her he kept repeating that to himself during the beating.The only thing he said was that he didnt do anything,Ž Jennifer Glover said. He just fell to the ground and put his arms by his sides.ŽJennifer Glover said her husband still has scars and vision problems from the beating, but the damage lin-gers below the surface as well. She said Darrens spirit was changed by not defending himself during the beating, and he still has flashbacks. The trauma also has had an impact on their relationship.Im scared to hold his hand or show him any affection, because I dont want the offi-cers to do anything,Ž Jennifer Glover said. The last time I kissed him, he got beat.Ž € € €The beating isnt the first of its kind for correction officers at nearby prisons. U.S. District Attorney for the Northern District of Florida Christopher Canova, whose office has been prosecuting the cases, declined to com-ment on the topic.However, Mike Stone, chair of the Bay County American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), said inmate beatings perpe-trated by officers violates two Constitutional Amendments „ the Eighth, which protects people from enduring cruel and unusual punishment, and the Fifth, which guard against the deprivation of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness without due process.When an officer beats an inmate, he deprives him of due process,Ž Stone said.Stone said a prison sen-tence is meant to be a debt for a prisoner to pay before being released. The act of beating an inmate sends the message that prisoners have no human value, and they carry that with them once they are released. Stone advised policy makers should look at the European penal system, where he said shorter sentences and less harsh conditions foster a safer environment for guards and prisoners alike.Stone, a local defense attorney, said his clients families often agree their loved one should pay for their crime. But there is a danger factor, which often pushes them toward fighting charges and chancing a lengthier sentence.No one wants a prison sentence to become a death sentence,Ž he added.FDOC officials said they have taken steps toward preventing officer-perpe-trated beatings and have had no significant cases in recent history. Some of those steps have been to add more cam-eras in areas of the prisons and added more Office of Inspector Generals (OIG) to investigate reports from inmates and staff.These indictments do not in any way represent the thousands of FDC officers who work bravely and diligently to ensure the safety of the individuals in our cus-tody,Ž wrote Michelle Glady, FDOC director of communi-cations. The Department has zero tolerance for officer misconduct, and we respond rapidly whenever these cases do occur. Any officer found to be engaging in unauthorized use of force is immediately investigated by the Depart-ments Office of the Inspector General and is subject to dis-missal and criminal charges.Ž€ € €While FDOC is said to be attempting to correct the faults in Floridas penal system,local recent history has not cast a favorable light on the agency.In December, Gulf Cor-rectional Institute Sgt. Willie L. Walker was sentenced to spend 21 months in federal prison followed by a year of supervised release and ordered to forfeit his retirement benefits from his time as an officer. He faced 10 years after being convicted of attacking inmate William Hernandez in March 2015 and leaving him with severe injuries, including a fractured nose and head wound that required several staples.Walker, without cause, sprayed Hernandez with pepper spray, or O.C. spray, and began to punch and kick him, according to court records.Walker also hit Hernan-dez in the head with the O.C. spray can, causing further injury,Ž officials reported. After Hernandez fell to the floor, Walker continued to punch and kick Hernandez.ŽIn an attempt to establish that he had acted in selfdefense, Walker planted a homemade weapon or shank.Ž Walker also falsified reports, which has been a recurring theme among officer attacks on inmates. Walker was the first in several recent cases, though, to receive prison time.In August 2015, a group of officers dubbed The Chi-pley FiveŽ conspired to attack inmate Jeremiah Tatum. All five of the former prison guards „ William Finch, James Perkins, Robert Miller, Christopher Christmas and Dalton Riley „ were fired from the Northwest Florida Reception Center in Wash-ington County and sentenced to either probation or house arrest. Capt. James Kirkland, who orchestrated the attack as a form of retaliation, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound before he could be prosecuted.At the sentencing, Hinkle said in court that had Kirkland been alive and convicted, the punishment would have been much more severe for him as the supervisor and orchestra-tor of the attack.Tatum also sustained seri-ous injuries, including several broken teeth, and sued the surviving officers and the FDOC, but the case was dis-missed in early October after an undisclosed out-of-court settlement. € € €Darren Glovers case is not the first time Baxter has been the subject of federal court hearings in connection with inmate abuse allegations.Baxter was dismissed in September after about 30 years of service with FDOC, at one point reaching the promi-nent rank of colonel. In that time, Baxter was the subject of numerous complaints from inmates accusing him of using excessive force as he rose in rank. In many cases, the inmates claims were found by inspectors to be unsubstanti-ated or investigative leads ran dry, FDOC records stated.On a couple of occasions, however, the outcome was not favorable to Baxter, including a case that occurred when he was a colonel.In 2013, Baxter and a group of officers were sued in federal court for abuse by then-inmate Dwight Porter, who also is a black man. He alleged the group of officers at Graceville Correctional Institute threatened to bust his head to the white meat and kick him asleepŽ if he refused to work because of a preexisting shoulder injury or gave them any more trouble, the complaint stated.After slipping in the prison kitchen and going to the infir-mary in 2008, Porter said the officers made good on the threat inside a supervisors office, beating him and alleg-edly spitting in his face while calling him racial slurs. Porter specifically named Baxter among the officers as rough-ingŽ him up and twisting his injured arm.They all said that if (Porter) tells this to anybody, he would die,Ž the complaint states. And he would still be work-ing in the kitchen.ŽBaxter and some of the offi-cers, including the assistant warden, settled the lawsuit outside of court as the trial date approached. Porter asked for $500,000 in damages, but the amount was not disclosed in court records.Some time afterward, Baxter was demoted to major.€ € €With Baxter scheduled to face a judge Thursday, Baxters attorneys have called for a new trial because the jury found him guilty of one charge but not guilty of a second. In the response from U.S. Attorneys Office, pros-ecutors argued against the request and indicated the offi-cers who testified on Baxters behalf during his trial could face perjury charges.Jennifer Glover said the perjury charges should go all the way up to the ACI Warden Tony Barfields office, too, because he signed off on the falsified reports. She called on FDOC to at least repri-mand the warden but seemed to believe that would never happen.All this happened under his watch, and he is still making decisionsŽ Jennifer Glover said. That doesnt show to me that this is an agency trying to clean up its act.ŽJennifer Glover said with her husbands gain time restored after the jurys ver-dict, she is looking forward to him getting out in July 2019. She said the two plan on start-ing a family and running their own business. But after the experience of being targets of racial violence, they will be doing it someplace other than the South.I just want to get as far away as possible,Ž she said. PRISONFrom Page A1Third from left, former Major Michael Baxter, 49, of Apalachee Correctional Institution, appears for the “ rst day of trial at the Panama City federal courthouse in January. His sentencing for falsifying records is set for Thursday. [JOSHUA BOUCHER/THE NEWS HERALD] No one wants a prison sentence to become a death sentence.ŽMike Stone, chair of the Bay County American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 A3By R.j. RicoThe Associated PressATLANTA „ The nations chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the over-dose antidote naloxone to help combat the nations opioid crisis and save lives.Speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta on Thursday morning, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams issued his offices first national public health advisory in 13 years.Adams said he hopes those who are at risk „ as well as their friends and family members „ will keep the antidote on hand and learn how to use it. You dont have to be a policeman or a firefighter or a paramedic to save a life,Ž said Adams, who pointed out that more than half of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. occur at home.According to federal data, more than 42,000 Americans suffered fatal opioid overdoses in 2016, more than double the number who died in 2010.Naloxone can restore a persons breathing after it is injected or sprayed in the nostrils, quickly bringing overdose victims back from near-death.The drug, which is often referred to by the brand name Narcan, is available without a prescription in most states and is regularly used by first responders across the country. Another product, Evzio, is available with a prescription and delivers naloxone via a hand-held auto-injector.Adams said 95 percent of all insured Americans are covered to purchase naloxone. First responders and community organizations can purchase Narcan nasal spray, one of the most widely available products, at group discounts of $37.50 per dose, drug-maker Adapt Pharma said in a news release.Generic, injectable versions of naloxone are cheaper.For those who are uninsured, Narcan can cost around $80 per dose but the antidote is often available at little or no cost through local public health programs, Adams said. The surgeon general also wants more federal funds dedicated to increasing naloxone access on local levels. Costs should not and, in the near future, will not be a barrier to accessing naloxone for anyone in America,Ž Adams said.As of July 2017, all 50 states have passed laws improving naloxone access, according to The Network for Public Health Law, a nonprofit that helps government agencies.Maines Republican Gov. Paul LePage has been one of the most outspoken opponents of the push, arguing that naloxone doesnt treat addiction and merely discourages people from seeking treatment by essentially offering a safety net if they do overdose.Proponents, however, argue that greater access to naloxone doesnt draw people to illegal drug use or foster an addiction.A box of Narcan spray is displayed after a news conference in Cincinnati. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said he wants more Americans to start carrying Narcan. [JOHN MINCHILLO/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] Carry opioid antidote, surgeon general urges

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** A4 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald NATION & WORLD DATELINESJERUSALEM ABERDEEN,S.D.PipelinespillinSouthDakota twiceasbigas“rstthoughtAcrudeoilspillfrom theKeystonePipelinein SouthDakotalastNovemb erhasturnedouttobe nearlytwiceasbigasfirstreported.Around407,000gallons spilledontofarmlandwhen thepipelinebrokenearAmherstinMarshallCountyonNov.16,aspokeswomanforpipelineownerTransCanadaCorp.,toldthe AberdeenAmericanNews. TransCanadahadorigi-nallyputthespillat210,000 gallons.Thenewnumberwould makethespilltheseventh-largestonshoreoil orpetroleumproductspill since2010,asreportedto theU.S.DepartmentofTransportation.NEWYORKSharpton,survivor,announce anti-gunviolencerallyAsurvivoroftheParkland,Florida,school shootingjoinedtheRev.Al SharptononSaturdaytoannounceaJunerallyinfrontofPresidentDonaldTrumpsManhattanapartmentto protestgunviolenceeasedbyaccesstoassaultweapons.AalayahEastmond,ajunioratStonemanDouglasHigh School,wasatSharptons NationalActionNetworkin Harlemfortheministersweeklymeetings.Sixteen-year-oldEastmondwasinclassFeb.14whenagunmanfiredthroughawindow,sparingherbuteventuallykilling17people.TheJune2rally„atthe beginningofNewYorkstatesGunViolenceAware-nessMonth„istostartat TrumpInternationalTower onColumbusCircleandproceedtowardFifthAvenueandTrumpTower,whereTrumphasanapartmentthathasbeenhislongtimehome.COVINNGTON,OKLA.EarthquakesinOklahoma includemagnitude4.6Amagnitude4.6earthquakeshookOklahomaonSaturdayandwasalsofeltinneighboringKansasandMis-souri,accordingtotheU.S.GeologicalSurvey.Itwasoneoffourearth-quakesrecordedinnorthwestOklahomaonSaturday morning.GarfieldCounty EmergencyManagement DirectorMikeHonigsberg saidtherearenoimmediate reportsofinjuryorseriousdamagefollowingthequakes.Thelargesttemblorwasat 7:16a.m.afewmilesoutsideCovington,atownofabout500people.HARTFORD,CONN.9/11familiestoannounce nextstepsinlawsuitFamiliesofSept.11victimswillannouncethenext stepsinalawsuitagainst SaudiArabiaoverclaims ithadaroleintheterrorattacks.TheywillbejoinedbyU.S.Sen.RichardBlumenthal. TheConnecticutDemocratandfamiliesarescheduledtodisclosetheactionsMondayoutsidetheHartfordfederalcourthouse.ThefamiliessuedSaudi Arabiain2003overits allegedbackingoftheattackers.Fifteenofthe199/11 hijackerswereSaudis.TheSaudigovernmenthasdeniedinvolvement.BEIRUTViolenceclaimsmorelivesin SyriancapitalandsuburbsSyriangovernmentforce s pressedtheiroffensiveagains t thelastrebel-heldtowni n easternGhoutanearthecap-italDamascusonSaturda y underthecoverofairstrike s asshellingofcivilianareaso n bothsidesclaimedmorelives,statemediaandoppositio n activistssaid.Syriangovernmentforce s resumedtheiroffensiveo n rebel-heldDoumaonFrida y afternoonaftera10-da y trucecollapsedoverdisagree-mentregardingevacuationo f oppositionfighters.Violenc e resumeddaysafterhundredsofoppositionfightersan d theirrelativesleftDoum a towardrebel-heldareasi n northernSyria. TheAssociatedPressSAOBERNARDODOCAMPO,BRAZILMILANByThomasBeaumontTheAssociatedPressOMAHA,Nebraska„Just18monthsafterdeclaring hisoppositiontobanning assaultweapons,NebraskaDemocratBradAshfordhaschangedhismind.Theformerone-term congressman,nowtryingtowinbackanOmaha-areaseathelostin2016,used toconsideritfutiletopushforabanwhileRepublicansheldpoweronCapitolHill.ButthestudentactivismthathasfollowedtherampageataschoolinParkland,Florida,haschangedhisthinkinginawaythatotherhigh-profileshootings,includingtwoin hishometownsince2007,hadnot.Ashfordsconversionmir-rorstheoneunderwayinhisparty.Notlongago,amod-eraterecordongunswouldhavebeenconsideredaplusforaDemocraticcandidateintheGOP-leaningsuburbsandconservativeoutskirts ofNebraskaslargestcity.Today,evenwithAshfordsreversal,itsavulnerabilitythathisopponentintheMay15Democraticprimaryhas b eenquicktoexploit.Thatcontest,alongwith racesinVirginia,rural Pennsylvaniaandother placeswhereguncontrol hasbeentaboo,showshow fartheDemocraticParty hastraveledonthisissue. TheNovemberelectionswilltestwhetherDemocratswillmakeroomforcandi-dateswhodontbackallguncontrolmeasures.Heshouldhavebeenstrongeronthis,ŽsaidKaraEastman,the46-year-old politicalnewcomerrunningagainstAshfordfor thenominationinthe2ndCongressionalDistrict.Weneedleaderswhoaregoingtostandupandfightforthe kids.ŽEastman,directorofa childrensnonprofitgroup andacommunitycollegeboardmember,hasfocusedhermessageonsuburban womenandyoungpeople.Sheandotherprogressives,energizedbyralliesacross thecountry,saytheythe bestwaytoturnoutvotersistoofferacontrasttopro-gunRepublicans.Womenhavehaditwithwhatsgoingon,ŽsaidCrys-talRhoades,theDouglas CountyDemocraticParty chairwomanwhosupports Eastman.Theyremad thattheyhavetoworry aboutsendingtheirkidsto schooloutoffeartheyllbemurdered.ŽPollingshowstheres littledisagreementamong Democratsonthequestionofstrictergunlaws.ApolllastmonthbyThe AssociatedPress-NORC CenterforPublicAffairs Researchfoundthat69 percentofthosesurveyed, including90percentofDemocrats,thinkgunlawsin theU.S.shouldbetightened.Therearepoliticalrisks.TheOmahadistrictrepresentedbyRepublican DonBaconhasahealthynumberofgunowners,andthatcouldmakeEastmans callforcomprehensivegun controlaproblemforherif sheadvancestothegeneral election.TheGOP-leaning districtincludesaportion ofaruralcountysouthof thecitywheremanyactive dutyandretiredmilitary personnelfromOffuttAirForceBaselive.Idontthinktheirmindsethaschanged.Ifyoure pro-gun,yourestillprogun,ŽsaidCharleneLigon, theDemocraticchairwoman inruralSarpyCounty.And therearealotofpeoplewithgunsaroundhere.ŽInanorthernVirginiaswing district,allsixDemocratswhohopetochallengetheRepub-licanincumbent,BarbaraComstock,wanttobanassaultriflesandexpandbackgroundchecksforgunbuyers.In 2016,ComstocksDemocraticopponentendorsedonlymodestchanges.Lastmonth,Democrat ConorLambwonaspecial congressionalelectioninsouthwesternPennsylvaniainwhichheadvocatedexpandedbackgroundchecks,aonce disqualifyingpositionina districtthatDonaldTrumpwonby20percentagepointsin2016.Lambstoppedshortofembracinganassaultweaponsban,thoughSen.BobCasey, D-Pa.,hasjoinedthecall. Andlongtimegunadvocate JoeManchin,aDemocratic senatorfromWestVirginia, ledanunsuccessfuleffortto expandbackgroundchecksin2015.Itcertainlyseemstobe arealignmentofwhatwas viewedaspoliticallyexpedient,ŽsaidAndrewPatrick oftheCoalitiontoStopGunViolence.Thisisnolongera liabilityforDemocrats.Ž A ctivisminspiresDemsinGOPterritor y KaraEastman,oneoftwoDemocratsvyingtochallengeHouseRepublicanincumbentDonBacon, R-Neb.,inadistrictcenteredinOmaha,Neb.,speaksThursdayatrallyinOmaha,Neb.[NATIHARNIK/THE ASSOCIATEDPRESS] A womanlightscandlesnexttoarelativesg rave a tdawnThursdayinCopaciu,southernRomania. T housandsofChristiansgatheredinJerusalemon S aturdayforanancient“receremonythatcelebrates t heresurrectionofJesus.Inaritualdatingbackat least1,200years,theyc rowdedintotheChurchofthe HolySepulchre,whereChristiantraditionholdsthat J esuswascruci“ed,buriedandresurrected.[VADIM GHIRDA/THEASSOCIATEDPRESS] SupportersofBrazilsformerPresidentLuizInacioLula daSilva,right,blocktheentranceoftheMetalWorkers UnionheadquarterstopreventLulafromgoingtoprison SaturdayinSaoBernardodoCampo,Brazil.Justhours earlier,daSilvatoldsupportersthathewouldturn himselfin,butalsomaintainedhisinnocenceandargued hisconvictionwassimplyawayforenemiestomake surehedoesntrun„andpossiblywin„re-electionin October.[NELSONANTOINE/THEASSOCIATEDPRESS] 5-StarMovementleaderLuigiDiMaiomeets journalistsattheQuirinalepresidentialpalaceafter talkswithItalianPresidentSergioMattarellaon ThursdayinRome.Italyspopulist5-StarMovement isfacingcriticismafterorganizersofaconference onitsfuturerefusedaccesstoanewspaperreporter deemedcriticaloftheparty.[ALESSANDRATARANTINO/ THEASSOCIATEDPRESS]

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** A6 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News HeraldBy Tracy JanThe Washington PostBET founder Robert L. Johnson, Americas first black billionaire, said during a CNBC appearance Friday that black Americans should be encouraged by the growing economy under President Donald Trump. Some-thing is going right,Ž said Johnson, owner and chairman of Bethesda, Maryland-based asset management firm RLJ Companies.He cited the December jobs report showing that unemployment among black workers was at its lowest since the Labor Department began tracking the data in 1972.Black unemployment did fall to 6.8 percent in December, before rising and dipping again to 6.9 percent in March, accord-ing to the latest jobs numbers released Friday. But black unemployment remains almost double the white unemployment rate of 3.6 percent, even though the gap has nar-rowed somewhat.Johnson, during his appearance on Squawk BoxŽ on Friday morning before the March jobs report was released, was optimistic about how black Americans will con-tinue to fare economically.You have to take encouragement from whats happening in the labor force and the job market,Ž he said. When you look at African-American unemployment, in over 50 years since the Bureau of Labor Statistics has been keeping the numbers, youve never had two things: African-American unemployment this low and the spread between unemployment among whites and African-Americans narrowing.That absolutely means the jobs market is solicit-ing employees who have been out of the labor force, some of it just based on discrimination, some of it based on changes in education, access and technology changes,Ž he continued. And so when you look at that, you have to say something is going right.ŽJohnson praised the current U.S. business environment, if you take into account the Trump tax cut,Ž he said. I believe the economy is on a strong growth path.ŽThe December tax cuts were the largest onetime reduction in the corporate tax rate in U.S. history. The GOP bill, sold on the promise that it would drive up wages and increase job growth, also lowered taxes for the vast majority of Americans, as well as small-business owners.While Trump often claims credit for the lower black unemployment rate „ touting it in his State of the Union address in January and even tweeting a CNBC story about Johnsons comments Friday „ the brightening economic outlook preceded his presidency. The black unemployment rate had steadily declined during Barack Obamas two terms, from almost 17 percent in 2010, after the recession, down to 7.8 percent by the time Trump entered office in January 2017.Most of the program-matic work was set into motion before the last administration was leaving,Ž said Hilary Shelton, director of the NAACPs Washington bureau.Some economists criticized Johnsons rosy assessment of the economic picture for black Americans.A 6.9 percent unemployment is perhaps in a historical sense something to be happy about, but if the white unemployment rate were at 6.9 percent, we would consider this catastrophic and be very alarmed,Ž said Darrick Hamilton, an economics and urban policy professor at The New School.Hamilton noted that the structural nature of work has changed drastically since the government began tracking employment statistics, with very different implications today in regard to job security, wages and retirement benefits.Work is more precari-ous today than it was in the past, and in particular, black individuals are more likely to be in precarious employment scenarios with jobs that face greater wage and work-hour volatility,Ž Hamilton said. Bob Johnsons in the billionaires club with Donald Trump, so its not surprising that they align in their vision on labor.ŽAmericas rst black billionaire applauds Trump economyTrump

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** A10 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News HeraldBush, Obama also sent National Guard to Mexico border while pushing for overhauls to immigration policyBy Nomaan MerchantThe Associated PressHOUSTON „ Since he launched his run for presi-dent, Donald Trump has said things about immi-grants and the U.S.-Mexico border that no other U.S. president has. But now hes reached directly into his predecessors playbook by sending in the National Guard.When former presi-dents George W. Bush and Barack Obama deployed the Guard to the border in 2006 and 2010, they were pushing Congress to pass wide-ranging overhauls of immigration policy. Both overhauls failed. A 2011 government review esti-mated the Bush and Obama deployments cost at least $1.3 billion.Trump is also trying to reshape immigration law. But Congress so far has funded a fraction of the border wall he promised during his campaign, so the president said this week he wants 2,000 to 4,000 Guard troops on the frontier until the wall goes up. Trump called the deploy-ments crucial to helping the U.S. Border Patrol, which after a drop-off last year has returned to apprehending about as many people as it typically does.In a tweet Saturday, Trump said: We are seal-ing up our Southern Border. The people of our great country want Safety and Security.Texas and Arizona officials said the first 400 soldiers will be in place within days, and Defense Secretary James Mattis said the Pentagon would foot the bill for the full 4,000, if needed, through September.Heres a closer look at the recent history of National Guard deployments, what the presidents who ordered them said at the time and what the state of the border was then versus now: Operation Jump Start, june 2006-july 2008WHAT THE PRESIDENT SAID: For decades, the United States has not been in complete control of its borders,Ž Bush said. As a result, many who want to work in our economy have been able to sneak across our border, and millions have stayed.ŽIn announcing the operation, Bush called on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.Ž Using rhetoric very different than Trumps, Bush called immigrants without legal status a part of American life.ŽThese are real problems. Yet we must remember that the vast majority of illegal immigrants are decent people who work hard, sup-port their families, practice their faith, and lead respon-sible lives,Ž he said.HOW MANY TROOPS: Up to 6,000 Guard members in the first year, reduced to 3,000 in the second year.WHERE: About 2,400 were sent to Arizona in the first year, according to a 2008 review the Guard published about the operation. Another 1,500 were sent to Texas that year, 1,200 to California, and 900 to New Mexico. The Guard members came from all over the United States.WHY: Bush said he was trying to buy time to bolster Border Patrol staffing, which eventually grew by about one-third. He said the troops would assist Border Patrol by operating surveillance systems, analyzing intelli-gence, installing fences and vehicle barriers, building patrol roads, and provid-ing training.Ž He said Guard members would not assume law enforcement responsi-bilities and that the U.S. is not going to militarize the southern border.ŽWHAT THE GUARD DID : While Guard mem-bers could not make arrests on their own, according to government figures for the two-year operation, Guard members helped in almost 12 percent of migrant apprehensions and 9 percent of border marijuana seizures.COST: $1.2 billion, according to the U.S. Gov-ernment Accountability Office.PROBLEMS: In a 2009 article for Joint Force Quarterly, Maj. David M. Church, an Army National Guard commander during Operation Jump Start, said the operations sudden formationŽ gave the National Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection little time for preparation, acquaintance, and coordination.Ž The two agencies struggled to communicate and share information without prior coordination and a solid unity of effort between them,Ž though those issues eased over time. Operation Phalanx, July 2010-Sept. 2011WHAT THE PRESIDENT SAID: Were not going to solve the problem just solely as a consequence of sending National Guard troops down there,Ž Obama said. Were going to solve this problem because we have created an orderly, fair, humane immigration framework in which people are able to immigrate to this country in a legal fashion; employers are held accountable for hiring legally present workers.ŽTrump uses predecessors playbookIn this Jan. 19, 2007, photo, Staff Sgt. Kevin Black, 36, of the New York National Guard, keeps an eye on a group of suspected illegal immigrants near the Arizona-Mexico border in Sasabe, Ariz. [ROSS D. FRANKLIN/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 A11By Marilynn MarchioneThe Associated PressThere may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found.Diabetes can develop when the body cant properly use insulin to turn food into energy. Being overweight at any age raises the chances of the most common form, Type 2. But its not known whether or how much that risk is reduced if people lose weight, and when.This study seems to suggest that overweight in adolescence is particularly harmfulŽ and that reversing it by then can do a lot of good, said Dr. Stephen Daniels, pediatrics chief at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.He had no role in the study, which was led by researchers at the University of Copenhagen, sponsored by the European Union, and published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine.It involved 62,565 men in Denmark, where mandatory school and military service exams enabled tracking their health for decades. Heights and weights were measured when they were 7, 13, and between 17 and 26.National health records were used to see how many developed diabetes in adulthood.Men who were overweight at age 7 but werent by age 13 had similar odds of diabetes later in life as men whod never been overweight.Those who were over-weight only at 13, or only at 7 and 13, had a lower risk than those who stayed overweight throughout young adult-hood but a higher risk than men whod never been overweight.Why might the teen years matter so much?At adolescence you become more insulin resistant, just sort of a natural part of puberty,Ž Daniels explained.The muscles and organs dont use insulin as well after then, so it takes more to get the same job done, he said.The study had many limitations „ it was only in men, and there was no information on what they weighed in adult-hood, when the diabetes developed.It was a different time and place „ decades ago in Denmark, only 5 percent to 8 percent of these men had been overweight as children or teens. Today in the United States, about 35 percent of kids are, and more than 23 percent are worldwide.Tips for curtailing diabetes in kids This April 3 photo shows a closeup of a beam scale in New York. New research released on Wednesday, suggests theres a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found. [PATRICK SISON/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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** A12 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Heraldout in recent months to hundreds of children in a dozen classrooms across New York and New Jersey.The classes are free, folded into kids daily schedules and taught in the classrooms where the fifthand sixth-graders typically learn about the scientific method and the food chain. Gaia Ber-nstein, director of Seton Hall Laws Institute for Privacy Protection, which designed the program, said each class includes about a half-dozen lessons taught to the kids over several weeks, as well as a separate set of lectures for parents con-cerned about how their children are disappearing into their screens.ŽProfessors designed the program „ funded by a $1.7 million grant awarded by a federal judge as part of a class-action consumerprotection settlement over junk faxes „ to teach students about privacy, reputation, online adver-tising and overuse at the age when their research found that many Ameri-can kids get their first cellphone, about 10 years old, though some in their classes were given phones years earlier.The Seton Hall instruc-tors speak of the classes in the same ways others might talk about sex edu-cation: hugely important, underappreciated and, well, a bit awkward to teach. But they said they had no interest in teaching kids digital abstinence or instructing parents how to be the computer police. The Internet, they conceded, is a fact of life, and the kids always find ways around their parents bar-riers, anyway. In designing the classes, Bernstein said she was surprised at how little attention most schools paid to the digital worlds its students were immersed in every day „ and, as a parent, she often wished she had done things differ-ently with her 15-year-old son. She could find few other classes that included both the kids and parents in broader conversations about tech dependence and digital tracking. Other programs, she said, seemed unrealistic or out of date, aimed at choosing good passwords or avoiding bad chat rooms but silent on the daily questions of attention and privacy.Everybody seems to focus on things that are unlikely „ a stranger online taking your child away,Ž Bernstein said, adding, There are things that happen every day that parents arent taught about „ children posting things on Instagram or a group text that could have an effect on their social lives, their college admis-sions, their futures.ŽThat privacy debate was rekindled recently by news that the personal information of as many as 87 million Facebook users, mostly in the United States, had been gathered by the political data firm Cambridge Analytica „ a sign, Bernstein said, that these were issues affect-ing lots of adults, too.Everybodys so appalled about how that information got out,Ž she said. But the problem is how the information gets in, the fact that we cant resist putting our information in, because the platforms are so addictive.ŽThe tech giants have shown a growing interest in catering to a younger clientele. Facebook recently released an app, Messenger Kids, aimed at children as young as 6. Apple in March unveiled family-focused suggestions on how its devices could help people become better parents and intro-duced classroom-friendly iPads at a high school on Chicagos North Side.But even supporters of those companies are sounding the alarm about the potential for childhood havoc. Two major Wall Street investors „ the Jana Partners hedge fund and CalSTRS, the California teachers pension fund „ urged Apple in January to study the health effects of its products on young minds and make it easier for parents to limit iPad and iPhone use. That month, Apple chief executive Tim Cook told an audience at a British college that he would not allow his young nephew on social networks. Often, the kids-only online playgrounds advertised by the services as cures for parental anxi-ety carry subtle risks of their own. YouTube Kids, with its 11 million active viewers every week, was found by the website Busi-ness Insider to have steered young audiences to conspiracy theories and lewd videos, probably because the video giants recommendation algorithms have trouble understanding context and filtering out junk. Netflix, which offers an exhaustive stream of shows for kids, tested in March „ and, after backlash, quickly killed „ a video-game-like rewards system that would give special patchesŽ to kids on a streaming binge.Parents and schools, meanwhile, have often struggled to keep up. The ideas for protecting kids „ screen-time limits, content ratings and campaigns such as Wait Until 8th, which urges parents to delay giving their kids smartphones until eighth grade „ have been mostly scattershot, untested and devised on the fly. Jamie Winterton, a cybersecurity expert at Arizona State University, said she tells her teenage kids to go on the Internet only with an online secret identity, like a spy.ŽBut there is a growing push among teachers and education advocates to focus school resources on combating the dangers of the Web. The advocacy group Common Sense Media in February said it would expand a digital citizenshipŽ curriculum now offered free at tens of thousands of nationwide public schools touching on topics of self-image, relationships, information literacy and mental well-being. Lesson plans for the program, which one executive called drivers ed for the Internet,Ž range from kindergarten (Going Places Safely,Ž Screen Out the MeanŽ) to high school (Taking Perspectives on Cyberbullying,Ž Oops! I Broadcast It on the Internet.ŽCyberbullying, in particular, has gained recent attention in the White House after first lady Melania Trump met in March with representatives from Facebook, Google and Twitter for a summit on the need for kindness online.ŽThe Seton Hall pro-grams elementary classes serve as a childrens guide to some of the Webs biggest pitfalls and thorniest debates. For a lesson on privacy, the kids are taught that sharing personal information online is like walking around with a sign on their back telling everyone about how they embarrassed themselves at summer camp „ as well as their phone number, their best friends names and their bad grade in math.Kids are taught how websites track them (digi-tal footprintsŽ), what kinds of content they should be careful sharing (bad-hair days,Ž potty trainingŽ) and how long their selfies last (forever, basically). They are taught about location-based, contextual and behaviorally targeted ads, and why, when it comes to personal data, theyre sometimes not the customer but the product. Advertisers want to make us believe that their prod-ucts are good so that we purchase them,Ž a slide from that lesson says.The students parents are offered separate com-panion classes in which, Bernstein said, many have agonized over how to set reasonable rules for their kids with technologies they barely understand. The classes focus largely on how parents should deal with kids overuse and, in a world where much of their homework and friendships play out online, what normal use even looks like. What really bothers parents is how they are losing their children,Ž Bernstein said, and how family life is changing.ŽA big part of those adult lectures, she added, is teaching the parents that how they use their phones matters, too. The kids, theyve found, have often ended up taking after the grown-ups: When the par-ents are constantly buried in their phones, the kids end up buried as well.During Bromfields lesson in Newark one morning in March, the young students were given gift of timeŽ cards, which they were told to label with the person in their life whom they were craving more time with, undistracted by the Web. Nearly every student labeled it with the name of a brother, sister or parent; one boy said he would give his to his dad, who is on his phone 24/7, even when were in the car.ŽBromfield said she was surprised how wise the kids in her digital-privacy classes were to the dark side of the Internet. During lessons, she said, kids had warned her to watch out for scammers, not trust search results and be careful around companies selling her personal data.Some students said they have self-imposed limits on their screen time and talked about how they clear their minds after so much time online. One 10-year-old student said in Bromfields class that she uses the Moment app to track and limit her Snapchat and YouTube use.These kids are much more savvy than we had anticipated,Ž said Najarian Peters, an assistant professor at the Seton Hall institute. Theyre also very observant about how technology affects the people around them „ how their parents or siblings or friends can often be more engaged in their devices than they would like.Ž INTERNETFrom Page A1Yolanda Brom“ eld teaches a “ fth-grade class about digital privacy and online-of” ine balance last month in Newark, part of a program devised by professors at Seton Hall University Law School. [DREW HARWELL/ WASHINGTON POST]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 A13By Marwa Eltagouri The Washington Post Looking for a getaway that offers unmatched views of sunrises and sunsets? Specif-ically, 384 of them in 12 days?Try outer space.Houston-based Orion Span hopes to launch the first luxury hotel in spaceŽ „ the 35-by-14 foot Aurora Sta-tion „ by late 2021 and bring guests on board the following year. The hotel will accommo-date up to four travelers and two crew members at a time, racing them around the planet at high speeds for 12 days, the company said in a news release.Adventurers pay $9.5 mil-lion per person „ or about $791,666 a night „ and their $80,000 deposit can already be reserved online, com-pany officials said. But dont fear: The deposit is fully refundable.We want to get people into space because its the final frontier for our civiliza-tion,Ž Orion Spans founder and chief executive, Frank Bunger, told Bloomberg.Bunger said that one reason Orion Span can aim for a price of less than $10 million per person is because of the declining price of launches.Everybodys forecasting that [launch prices are] going to fall,Ž he told Bloomberg. Almost every week theres another rocket launch company thats starting up with a new way to get to orbit cheaper, faster, better.ŽOrion Spans announcement of a luxury hotel in space comes amid a revival of the commercial space industry. The launch of Elon Musks Falcon Heavy from the Kennedy Space Center in February, for example, was the latest in a series of milestones that have renewed companies interest in space. The launch raised the question of whether SpaceX and other private enterprises could maintain their momen-tum and fulfill the promise of returning humans to space. That likelihood could increase as the Trump administration looks to restructure the role of NASA, allowing private enterprise and international partners to work closely with the space agency.Orion Spans proposed hotel offers plenty of attractions: zero gravity flying throughout the station, views of patrons home towns from space, the ability to take part in research experiments such as growing food while in orbit, and live-streams with friends and family at home through high-speed Internet.Since commercial spaceflight has yet to launch humans into space, Aurora Station visitors will have three months of training, which would begin with online courses to better understand basic space-flight, orbital mechanics, and pressurized environments in space,Ž officials told Bloom-berg. The guests will also have contingency training at the companys headquarters in Houston.Orion Span has ... taken what was historically a 24-month training regimen to prepare travelers to visit a space station and streamlined it to three months, at a frac-tion of the cost,Ž company officials said. Our goal is to make space accessible to all, by continuing to drive greater value at lower cost.ŽBunger, a former software engineer, told Bloomberg that the experience wont be for everyone. The Aurora Station will mainly cater to those who are passionate about space and astronomical study.Were not selling a hey-lets-go-to-the-beach equivalent in space,Ž Bunger said. Were selling the expe-rience of being an astronaut. You reckon that there are people who are willing to pay to have that experience.ŽSpace hotel hopes to welcome guests by 2022

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** A14 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News HeraldBy Matthew PerroneThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ A slim majority of Americans see prescription drug addiction as a disease that requires medical treatment, but most would not welcome those suffering from the problem into their neigh-borhoods, workplaces or families.New survey results reveal Americans complex view of addic-tion as the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history ripples through communities nationwide. More than 1 in 10 Americans say they have had a relative or close friend die from an opioid overdose, according a recent survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.Opioids are an addictive class of drugs that includes both prescription medicines like Vicodin and OxyContin and illicit drugs like heroin and fentanyl. Overdose deaths linked to the drugs have quadrupled since 2000, reaching an all-time high of 42,000 in 2016.The wave of addiction has dragged down the national life expectancy, strained local budgets and challenged officials at every level of government. A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation released Thursday found large employers spent a record $2.6 billion to treat opioid addiction and overdoses in 2016, an eightfold increase since 2004. Most medical authori-ties view drug addiction as a disease. The National Institute on Drug Abuse describes it as a longterm, treatable brain disease. Although 53 percent of Americans view addic-tion as a medical problem, they remain wary of the afflicted. Fewer than 1 in 5 Americans are willing to closely associate with someone suffering from drug addiction as a friend, co-worker or neighbor.Emily Fleischer, a 36-year-old librarian, says she has seen the effects of the opioid epidemic in her home state of Indiana, includ-ing a massive one-year increase in children forced into the foster care system due to drug misuse at home. She understands people wanting to keep their distance from those who misuse drugs, given their association with high-risk behaviors.I can see why people wouldnt want that to be up close and personal, even if they do feel it is a disease and not the persons fault,Ž Fleischer said.Medical experts say overcoming the stigma of addiction is an essen-tial part of expanding treatment.About 2.1 million Americans are addicted to opioids but only about 1 in 5 received specialized treatment, according to the latest federal figures.When something is stigmatized nobody wants to bring it up, so therefore people who need the help are less willing to come forward,Ž said Dr. Corey Waller, an addiction specialist in New Jersey.Many of those polled see drug misuse as a moral failing and favor stiffer penalties.Forty-four percent of those surveyed say opioid addiction indicates a lack of willpower or disci-pline, and a third say it is a character flaw. Fifty-five percent favor a crackdownŽ on those who misuse drugs.Those figures worry Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen, who says its counterproductive to blame people for their medical conditions.If somebody is afflicted with heart disease or cancer then everybody brings that person or their family a casserole, but if someone is afflicted with addiction then they dont have the same community sup-port,Ž Wen said.Hurdles to treatment include gaps in health care coverage and social stigma against some forms of therapy, includ-ing methadone.A majority of those surveyed dont think their local community is doing enough to address the problem. Two-thirds said decision-makers should make treatment programs more affordable and accessible.Ramiro Juarez, 48, said he tried quitting heroin more than a dozen times before a doctor recommended the addiction drug Vivitrol, a monthly injection to control opioid addiction.I was trying methadone clinics, I would check myself into the hospital, I would try detox,Ž said Juarez, a Chicago security guard.The federal govern-ment is set to spend $4.6 billion on the opioid recovery effort signed by the president last month, about three times more than the government is currently spending on the epidemic. The funding will primarily go to state and local governments to fund treatment, preven-tion and law enforcement efforts. But critics contend the sum isnt nearly enough to fund the kind of national response needed.Despite government efforts, more Americans are seeing the problem hit close to home. Forty-three percent of Americans say the use of prescription pain drugs is a serious problem in their community, up from 33 percent two years ago. About 37 percent of survey respondents see heroin as a serious concern locally, up from 32 percent in 2016.The AP-NORC poll of 1,054 adults was conducted March 14-19 using a sample drawn from NORCs probability-based AmeriSpeak Panel, which is designed to be representative of the U.S. population. The margin of sampling error for all respondents is plus or minus 4.1 percentage points. Respondents were first selected randomly using address-based sam-pling methods, and later interviewed online or by phone.Most see drug addiction as diseaseA photo of Spenser Flowers as homecoming king at Hampton Township High School in 2014 is surrounded by other photos from his life in a collage at his parents home in Hampton Township, Pa. After Flowers died of an opioid overdose in January of 2017, Hampton schools launched a drug prevention crusade and his mother, Tina Flowers, launched the non-pro“ t Spencers Voice to combat drug abuse in young people. [STEPHANIE STRASBURG/THE ASSOCIATED PRSS]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 A15By Dave CollinsThe Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. „ As dogs and other ani-mals are increasingly used in courts to comfort and calm prosecution witnesses, a few voices are calling for keeping the practice on a short leash, saying they could bias juries.The use of dogs in courts has spread quickly across the U.S. with a growing number of laws and rulings in its favor „ and, outside the legal world, a significant increase in the use of emotional support animals by the public.There are now more than 155 courthouse facility dogsŽ working in 35 states, compared with 41 dogs in 19 states five years ago, according to the Courthouse Dogs Foundation in Bellevue, Washington. And thats not counting an untold number of emotional support dogsŽ that have been allowed case by case in many states. Many wit-nesses have been child sexual assault victims. There has been a divide among judges, however, with some not allowing dogs because of potential bias against defendants. And many defense lawyers dont like the practice.Having dogs and other emotional support animals in the witness box can illegitimately boost witness credibility and prejudice juries against defendants, Denver defense lawyer Christopher Decker argues. He has unsuccessfully fought the use of dogs in criminal trials several times.I think it distracts the jurors from what their job is, which is to determine the truthfulness of the testimony,Ž Decker said. It tends to imply or infer that there has been some victimization. It tends to engender sympathy. Its highly prejudicial.ŽFacility dogs are trained to provide companionship without disruption in courthouses, prosecu-tors offices and other legal settings. They work at courthouses all day, then go home with their handlers. Emotional support and therapyŽ dogs are pets that can be registered with organizations and may or may not have been specially trained.Proponents say dogs help reduce the anxiety of traumatized victims, especially children, so they can overcome the stress of telling their sto-ries in a deposition room or courtroom.We need to address how traumatizing it is for children to go through this process,Ž said Ellen ONeill-Stephens, a former prosecutor who founded the Courthouse Dogs Foundation. The whole point for me is I want to make it easier for people to engage in this process without suffering additional emotional trauma.ŽAt least eight states have laws allowing the use of dogs to comfort children and other vul-nerable witnesses. Similar proposed laws are pend-ing in at least another four states, while court rulings in a handful of states have set precedents allowing the use of support dogs.Ivy Jacobsen, of Lake Stevens, Washington, said three facility dogs helped her get through the three trials it took before her father was convicted of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager. After two hung juries, he was convicted at the third trial and sentenced to 16 years in prison in 2013.The judge in Jacobsens case did not allow a dog to accompany her on the witness stand during the trials because of objections by the defense. The animals helped her outside the courtroom, she said, during private questioning by defense lawyers, counseling sessions and in courtroom hallways after proceedings.It made it easier to talk knowing he was there,Ž said Jacobsen, now 23 and a police officer, referring to one of the dogs that helped her during a tense deposition. I felt like he was in a way whispering toward me that every-thing was going to be OK. I was 16 or 17 at this time having to talk about very explicit, very uncomfort-able things that I was not willing to say out loud.ŽIts not clear how, or whether, the dogs are affecting juries and ver-dicts because of a lack of research.Studies by research-ers at Wofford College in South Carolina involving mock jurors reviewing real cases have shown dogs have no effect on verdicts or witness cred-ibility. The findings surprised the research-ers, and theyre trying to determine why there is no effect.Comfort pets a court dilemma Ivy Jacobsen, of Lake Stevens, Wash., sits with a facility or comfort dog. She said three facility dogs helped her get through the three trials required before her father was convicted of sexually assaulting her as a teenager. [COURTESY OF IVY JACOBSEN]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 A17By Patrick WhittleThe Associated PressPORTLAND, Maine „ The harvest of soft-shell clams is dwindling along the coast of New England, where the shellfish are embedded in the culture as much as the tidal muck.Soft-shell clams, also called steamersŽ or longnecks,Ž are one of the northeastern U.S.s most beloved seafood items, delighting shoreside diners in fried clam rolls, clam strips and clam chowders. But the nationwide harvest fell to a little less than 2.8 million pounds (1.2 million kilograms) of meat in 2016, the lowest total since 2000, and there are new signs of decline in Maine.The Pine Tree State produces more of the clams than any other, and state regulators there say clam harvesters collected a little more than 1.4 million pounds (0.64 million kilograms) of the shellfish last year. Thats the lowest total since 1930, and less than half a typical haul in the earlyand mid-1980s.The clam fishery is coping with a declining number of fishermen, a warming ocean, harmful algal blooms in the marine environment and growing populations of predator species, said regulators and scientists who study the fishery. It leaves clammers like Chad Coffin, of Freeport, Maine, concerned the harvest will decline to the point it will be difficult to make a living.It has been a gradual decline, and its getting to the point where theres a tremendous amount of acreage thats not pro-ducing anymore,Ž Coffin said. It should drop significantly more over the next two years.ŽThe clams are still read-ily available to consumers, but the number of harvesters digging for them has slipped to about 1,600 in Maine. It was more than 2,000 as recently as 2015. The clams are also harvested in smaller numbers in Massachusetts, New York and Maryland, and the haul has been more steady in those states in recent years, helping keep prices about the same.The value of Maines clams dipped by nearly $4 million last year, in part due to supply from areas outside the state, the state Department of Marine Resources an nounced in March. Department public health bureau director Kohl Kanwit attributed Maines dimin-ished harvest to clamming closures necessitated by algal blooms that render the shellfish unsafe to eat.Growing numbers of crabs, fish and worms that eat the clams are another problem, said Brian Beal, a professor of marine ecology at the Univer-sity of Maine at Machias. The growth of predators could be tied to rising ocean temperatures in the Gulf of Maine, which is a trend that figures to continue, Beal said.Harvest of clams continues to dwindle in New EnglandIn this June 28 photo, local softshell clams are displayed at a Portland, Maine, “ sh market. Maines clam harvest in 2017 reached its lowest point since at least 1950. [ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 B1 LOCAL & STATE WALTON COUNTY | B2CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?AT&T: 2 cell towers to be repaired by April 16 AREA BRIEFS | B16MEDICAL POT CASE DROPPEDPanama City mans lawsuit resolved during session PUBLIC SAFETY | B6BCSO DEPUTY SAVES DROWNING BOY6-year-old Michigan almost drowned on family vacation By Katie Landeck522-5114 | @PCNHKatieL klandeck@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY „ Two more steps have been taken toward securing the future of the federal courthouse in Panama City, according to officials.Its a long process,Ž said Bay County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Roberts. But we arent sit-ting on our hands.ŽIn 2017, the Federal District Court announced it would not renew the lease on the current federal courthouse, 30 W. Government St., when it expires in December 2018 because of problems with the building. The court indi-cated if that happened, the Panama City division would be dissolved, which would force locals to travel to either Pensacola or Tallahassee and potentially cost the region 27 direct jobs and 100 indirect ones.The loss initially was pre-sented as a done deal, but for the past year, officials with the Chamber, Bay County, Panama City and the region's federal representation have been lobbying to keep the courthouse in Panama City. Keeping it is a complicated puzzle with a lot of pieces, according tolocal attorney and co-chairman of the the Chamber task force Doug Smith, but in the past few months, two key pieces have fallen into place.First, the task force successfully lobbied for a full-time magistrate position, as a lack of both a full-time judgeand magistrate within the Panama City division was a significant hurdle. Applica-tions for the position were due March 2.Judges remain a shortage throughout the Northwest Region, with only two of four approved spots filled.Second, through the efforts of former Congressman Steve Southerland, who the task force hired as a lobbyist for County working to keep federal courthouse By Collin Breaux747-5081 | @PCNHCollinB CollinB@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY BEACH„ Army veteran Anthony Verra struggled to find his new place in the world after losing his legs to an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2010.For a long time after the improvised explosive device detonated, the former staff sergeant moved around in a wheelchair, was reserved around other people and didnt do well in big crowds. The amputation also affected his wife, Shauna, who was shocked when she got the call he was at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center with his life in danger.Their marriage was on the rocks when they first attended the Warrior Beach Retreat in 2011. But after the trip to Panama City Beach, and subsequent return trips as retreat staff who welcomed other wounded veterans and their significant others, their connection was restored. The two, who live in North Carolina, now hope to serve as staff again for a retreat later this year.Before we got here the first time, it hurt to just exist,Ž Anthony Verra said. And after being here for a while and coming back the second time, we enjoyed it a little more. ... The first one as staff we were tasked, when they got there, we made sure they knew the procedure to check in and made sure they found their room.ŽThe retreats, where veterans and their spouses or It hurt just to existAnthony Verra holds Avery and Shauna Verra sits with Scarlett on Monday at Splash Beach Resort. Anthony lost both his legs in an IED blast in Afghanistan in 2010. [PATTI BLAKE/THE NEWS HERALD] By Collin Breaux747-5081 | @PCNHCollinB CollinB@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY „ The local chapter of a nature con-servation group is preparing for its annual fundraising banquet, and theyre asking for support from the public.The Bay County Ducks Unlimited Chapters annual dinner will be 6-10 p.m. Friday at 6920 John Pitts Road in Panama City. There will be silent and live auctions, door prizes and giveaways, chapter President Randy Alsobrooks said.Ducks Unlimited started in 1937 and promotes wetlands and waterfowl conservation. Florida chapters are working to enhance wetlands in the state for waterfowl, wading birds, neo-tropical migrants and shorebirds. The Bay County and Santa Rosa County chapters also build wood houses for local wood ducks that dont travel.We have to set aside money to preserve the flyways and nesting areas,Ž said past president BillyJoe HootŽ Crawford. Six or seven years we started to notice a lot of local wood ducks. They never leave. Theyre not in the flight patterns. Wood ducks dont build a nest on the ground next to the lake like most ducks do. They nest in a hollow tree with a limb rotted out. ... Because they nest in that, [it was] found they could simulate the cavity of a tree with a wood duck box.ŽTicket and sponsor prices vary from $60 and $80 for single and couple tickets to $1,500 for a Beretta table. Alsobrooks said they prefer people buy tickets online or contact the chapter Nature conservation group hosting annual fundraiserJim TurnerThe News Service of FloridaTAMPA „ Florida Republi-can leaders who gathered this weekend in Tampa believe they can hold back a Democratic wave in November to keep the Trump agenda alive.Ž But to retain congressional and legisla-tive majorities and to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, that means ramping up messaging about eco-nomic growth, boosting turnout, particularly among voters who request absentee ballots, and countering what the GOP describes as mainstream mediaŽ narra-tives of looming Democratic victories.It also means allowing Democrats to celebrate some high-profile special election victories across the nation as speculation continues that Democrats will capitalize on a traditional mid-term surge by the party out of the White House.Its going to be very hard for them to keep that energy up,Ž Republican Party of Florida Chairman Blaise Ingoglia said during a party quarterly meeting at a Dou-bleTree hotel.Ingoglia also said Democrats will have to spread resources to campaigns GOP says it can fend o blue waveMiami Beach Mayor Philip Levine is a Democratic candidate for governor. [AP FILE PHOTO] Graham Nelson Hiring magistrate, securing funding 2 major steps forward Ducks Unlimited dinner set for Friday Couple nds hope, unity, purpose through Warrior Beach RetreatSee HOPE, B14We have to set aside money to preserve the yways and nesting areas. Six or seven years we started to notice a lot of local wood ducks. They never leave. Theyre not in the ight pat terns. Wood ducks dont build a nest on the ground next to the lake like most ducks do. They nest in a hollow tree with a limb rotted out. ... Because they nest in that, [it was] found they could simulate the cavity of a tree with a wood duck box.ŽPast President Billy-Joe HootŽ CrawfordSee NATURE, B14 See COUNTY, B15 See GOP, B15

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** B2 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald 6 a.m Noon6 p.m Low Hazard Medium Hazard High Hazard Water closed to public Dangerous Marine Life High Low 66/52 67/57 68/52 67/59 67/61 68/55 68/57 70/58 69/52 63/48 71/58 68/57 70/57 69/61 68/62 70/61 72/59 69/5777/6071/5373/5375/57Cloudy with a brief shower Clouds and sun with showers around Sunny and pleasant Nice with plenty of sunshine6951626557Winds: NNW 4-8 mph Winds: N 7-14 mph Winds: NNW 7-14 mph Winds: S 4-8 mph Winds: NNE 7-14 mphBlountstown 8.12 ft. 15 ft. Caryville 6.34 ft. 12 ft. Clairborne 34.64 ft. 42 ft. Century 7.41 ft. 17 ft. Coffeeville, AL 10.86 ft. 29 ft. Through 7 a.m. Sat.Apalachicola 12:42p 5:08a 9:21p 5:11p Destin 4:11p 3:07a ----West Pass 12:15p 4:41a 8:54p 4:44p Panama City 3:17p 2:54a ----Port St. Joe 4:10p 1:59a ----Okaloosa Island 2:44p 2:13a ----Milton 6:24p 5:28a ----East Bay 5:28p 4:58a ----Pensacola 4:44p 3:41a ----Fishing Bend 5:25p 4:32a ----The Narrows 6:21p 6:32a ----Carrabelle 11:17a 2:55a 7:56p 2:58pForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018LastNewFirstFull Apr 8Apr 15Apr 22Apr 29Sunrise today ........... 6:24 a.m. Sunset tonight .......... 7:05 p.m. Moonrise today ........ 1:44 a.m. Moonset today ....... 12:27 p.m. Today Mon. Today Mon.Clearwater 78/70/c 80/71/pc Daytona Beach 70/64/c 83/67/pc Ft. 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Today Mon.Albuquerque 77/45/s 70/42/s Anchorage 46/35/s 47/36/c Atlanta 62/49/pc 64/49/r Baltimore 50/32/s 47/36/c Birmingham 64/47/s 71/47/c Boston 44/29/pc 45/34/pc Charlotte 58/42/s 55/40/c Chicago 38/29/pc 40/28/sn Cincinnati 46/30/pc 51/36/c Cleveland 36/27/pc 41/27/r Dallas 65/49/pc 72/48/c Denver 60/32/c 55/32/pc Detroit 41/29/pc 43/30/sn Honolulu 80/71/sh 79/71/pc Houston 66/56/pc 76/59/c Indianapolis 45/31/pc 48/34/c Kansas City 39/27/c 46/25/pc Las Vegas 83/61/s 83/62/s Los Angeles 76/59/s 88/61/s Memphis 54/39/pc 66/43/s Milwaukee 36/28/pc 39/29/sn Minneapolis 33/22/sn 39/23/c Nashville 54/39/pc 65/42/pc New Orleans 63/57/pc 74/61/c New York City 48/32/pc 47/38/pc Oklahoma City 55/37/pc 60/36/s Philadelphia 49/32/pc 47/38/pc Phoenix 92/66/s 94/66/s Pittsburgh 39/26/pc 41/26/c St. Louis 45/32/sn 52/34/pc Salt Lake City 56/41/c 60/42/s San Antonio 73/58/pc 74/60/c San Diego 70/59/pc 76/62/s San Francisco 63/50/s 72/54/s Seattle 55/46/r 64/48/s Topeka 43/27/c 48/23/c Tucson 90/60/s 90/58/s Wash., DC 53/37/s 49/40/shMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday Gulf Temperature: 70 Today: Wind from the northeast at 7-14 knots. Seas 1-3 feet. Visibility clear. Wind east at 7-14 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Cloudy. Tomorrow: Wind from the south-southeast at 6-12 knots becoming west. Seas less than a foot. Visibility less than 3 miles in a shower.Mostly sunny today. Winds northwest 6-12 mph. Cloudy tonight. Winds east-southeast 4-8 mph.High/low ......................... 72/65 Last year's High/low ...... 72/51 Normal high/low ............. 76/55 Record high ............. 84 (1986) Record low ............... 38 (1974)24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.34" Month to date .................. 0.50" Normal month to date ....... 1.05" Year to date .................... 11.29" Normal year to date ....... 16.73" Average humidity .............. 94%through 4 p.m. yesterdayHigh/low ......................... 75/66 Last year's High/low ...... 75/58 Normal high/low ............. 72/58 Record high ............. 84 (1967) Record low ............... 22 (1982)24 hours through 4 p.m. ... 1.00" Month to date ................... 1.22" Normal month to date ....... 1.32" Year to date ................... 18.73" Normal year to date ........ 17.77" Average humidity .............. 78%PANAMA CITY Port St. Joe Apalachicola Tallahassee Perry Quincy Monticello Marianna Chipley DeFuniak Springs Pensacola FORT WALTON BEACH Crestview Destin Carrabelle Mobile Bainbridge ValdostaFLORIDA CITIESCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W WORLD CITIESCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W NATIONAL CITIESCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W TODAY FIVE DAY FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDAHigh LowREGIONAL WEATHERWeather(W): ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow ” urries, snsnow, iice. Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows.Shown are todays noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.TIDESMARINE FORECASTBEACH FLAG WARNINGSThe higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection.0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme10 a.m.Noon2 p.m.4 p.m.UV INDEX TODAYALMANACSUN AND MOON MOON PHASESRIVER LEVELS Offshore Northwest Florida Flood Level StageApalachicola Choctawhatchee Alabama Escambia Tombigbee Temperatures PrecipitationPanama CityTemperatures PrecipitationFort Walton BeachBy Deborah Wheeler315-4432 | @WaltonSunDeb dwheeler@waltonsun.comSANTA ROSA BEACH„ Many AT&T cellphone users in South Walton Countyhave suffered spotty to no service over the past three weeks.Acell tower went offlineMarch 23, and another followed shortly after, AT&T spokeswoman Rosie Montalvo said. One of the two faultytowersis north of U.S. Highway 98 off Bishop Tolbert Road. The other ison Win-dancer Lane.Due to the city replac-ing a water tower, we have had to relocate some of our equipment in Santa Rosa Beach,Ž Montalvo said. We are working to put a temporary cell site nearby to provide additional ser-vice until the relocation work is completed.ŽJane Beal, who lives on Masters Court off Dune Allen Loop, said she has not had cell service since March 21.I have called them from my land line every day and I have gone to the AT&T store, and they keep moving the date back for when we will have service again, and that is unfortunate,Ž she said. We all have been without service for more than three weeks now, and I have made multiple complaints. I am fortunate that I have a land line, but we all depend on our cellphone.I see my neighbors out in their yards holding their phones up in the air trying to get a signal,Ž Beal added. People can ask for a refund, but thats not the point. We went out to eat at Gulf Place the other night and the waiters said that after they get to work, they have no service. This is unacceptable.ŽDebra Cannon, who lives at Gulf Place,switched to AT&T about a month ago. The first week was just OK,Ž she said. But the last three weeks I have had nothing but dropped calls, static and basically no ser-vice at all. My only contact has been a reply that the issues should be corrected by April 5.ŽHowever, Montalvo said servicenot expected to be restored until April 16. An adjustment will be made to customers bills, she said. Brian Wood, who works in Blue Mountain Beach, offered a suggestion.Both my wife and I have AT&T service, which pretty much ceases to work during spring break and the summer when there are a lot of people in town,Ž he said. My cell doesnt work in the gallery, but if I step outside, it works better. They definitely should upgrade their service.ŽAndre Werneck, manager of theAT&T store in Santa Rosa Beach, said fourAT&T towers are being worked on and most of the customers who have called or come in to complain live in the area of Walton County Road 393 and Thompson Road. We dont know what is wrong, but we have turned their LTE data and voice usage off, and that seems to help,Ž Werneck said.AT&T: South Walton cell service back to normal by April 16By Jeff OstrowskiThe Palm Beach PostFloridas most ambitious seller of medical marijuana says the state is unfairly cramping its expansion plans by allow-ing it to open only 25 pot shops statewide.In a suit filed this week in Leon County against the Florida Department of Health, Trulieve said it should be allowed to open a total of 52 retail locations throughout the state.The current arbitrary caps are not just an after-the-fact restriction that was added after we were awarded a license, but they limit our ability to provide safe medical marijuana efficiently to our customers throughout Florida,Ž Trulieve Chief Executive Kim Rivers said Tuesday in a statement. The restrictions force us to use extremely expensive long-distance delivery and build dispensaries on a model based on geographic distribution, not where patients live. This not only restricts access to patients in need but forces higher prices.ŽIn its suit, Tallahasseebased Trulieve says it applied for 27 locations before Florida enacted a law limiting cannabis providers to 25 retail locations statewide.Florida voters in 2016 overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana. The state previously had legal-ized cannabidiol, a form of cannabis used to treat seizures that doesnt make users high, and Trulieve already had been producing and selling cannabis under that regulatory system. Trulieve is one of seven can-nabis growers licensed to sell medical marijuana to Florida patients, and it operates 14 marijuana dispensaries from Miami to Pensacola. Trulieves closest rivals are Knox Medi-cal and Surterra Therapeutics, which run six pot shops each. Trulieves eagerness to open locations is driven in part by strong interest in medical mari-juana among Florida patients. More than 93,000 people had been approved to buy medical marijuana as of Friday, according to the Department of Health.Theres also the matter of building an extensive business in an untested market. In a 2016 interview, Rivers was cagey about how much Trulieve had invested in start-up costs. The company was required to post a $5 million bond to win its state license, and setting up a statewide operation with 30 employees required a significantŽ investment, she said. Trulieve operates an 80,000-square-foot grow house in the Florida Panhandle town of Quincy.Trulieve has signed a lease for space near Woolbright Road and Interstate 95 in Boynton Beach, but that location isnt mentioned in its suit.This case challenges the statutory limitations on the number of dispensing facilities that each Medical Marijuana Treatment Center may operate,Ž the Florida Department of Health said in a statement. We do not yet know how this case will impact our ability to implement that component of the law.ŽTrulieve sues state, aims to open more pot shopsFlorida law limits cannabis providers to 25 retail locations statewide. [FILE PHOTO]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 B3 OBITUARIES Guidelines and deadlinesObituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the deceased. The News Herald reserves the right to edit for AP style and format. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 3 p.m. daily for the following days newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to pcnhobits@pcnh.com or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City. View todays obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at newsherald.com/obituaries. These obituaries appeared in The News Herald over the past seven days: Cordelia W. Bealor died April 2. John Michael Brown, 53, Youngstown, died March 30. Elbert Lee Clark, 88, Panama City, died March 31. Annie Frances Connell, 84, Panama City, died April 4. Kurt A. Fogier, 56, Panama City Beach, died March 30. Kimmie Sue Gates, 56, Panama City, died April 5. Margaret L. Granger, 79, Panama City, died April 4. Robin K. Hanvey, 63, Parker, died April 1. James L. Henderson, 88, Panama City, died April 1. Ryan Nicholas Jackson died March 28. Anita Bonsignore James, 71, Metairie, La., died March 26. F L Kelley, 76, Gainesville, died March 28. Berniece L. Loper, 91, Panama City, died March 31. Michael Humphrey King, 74, Bay Point, died March 30. Stephen Todd McAllister died Feb. 2. Thomas Harold McFatter, 78, Lynn Haven, died April 1. Harvey Milligan, 77, died Dec. 31. Paul Joseph Moran, 86, Panama City, died March 31. Y Nguyen, 68, Fountain, died March 29. Timothy J. Oris, 61, Panama City, died March 29. Dartha Marie Orsburn, 70, Panama City, died April 1. Jimmy E. Overstreet, 79, Youngstown, died March 30. George Payton, 74, Panama City, died March 31. Joan Irene Provost, 82, Panama City, died March 29. Jack Lee Saunders Jr. Walton County, died March 15. Zeinford Scott, of Lynn Haven, died March 28. Terri Ann Sewell died March 31. Fred M. Strickland, 66, Lynn Haven, died April 3. Opal E. Stukey 98, Southport, died April 2. Wanda Jean Wheeler, 65, Port St. Joe, died April 4. Mahlani Brielle Williams, died March 29.NOT FORGOTTEN Ms. Toni Lynn Craig, 55, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Friday, March 30, 2018. Toni spent time in the U.S. Army and upon discharge attended Gulf Coast Community College and Florida State University, where she received a law degree. Toni was in general practice as well as being the Fort Walton Beach City attorney, assistant Bay County attorney and Walton County attorney. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Leaving behind to cherish her memories are her son, Jason Craig and wife, Darya; parents, David and Lavon Kimbrel; sisters, Theresa Sims and husband, Ronnie, and Tina Smith and husband, Lindsey; brother, Terry McCall and wife, Angie; and grandchildren, Arabella, Duncan and Minera Craig. Memorialization will be by cremation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the Lynn Haven Garden Club, 401 Ohio Ave., Lynn Haven, FL 32444. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www. southerlandfamily.com. Southerland Family Funeral Homes 100 E. 19th St. Panama City, FL 32405 850-785-8532TONI LYNN CRAIG Robin K. Hanvey, 63, of Parker, died Sunday, April 1, 2018. Memorialization will be by cremation. To extend condolences, please visit www.heritagefhllc.com.ROBIN K. HANVEYKimmie Sue Gates, 56, of Panama City, died Thursday, April 5, 2018. A Celebration of Life service will begin 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Deer Point Dam. To extend condolences, please visit www. heritagefhllc.com.KIMMIE SUE GATESGraveside services for Donald Wayne Gossage, 81, who died Dec. 23, 2017, will be held Saturday, April 14, at 11 a.m. in the Lynn Haven Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.DONALD WAYNE GOSSAGEIt is with great sadness that we announce that Michael H. King, age 74, passed away March 30, 2018. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and daughters. He was born July 27, 1943, in Portsmouth, Va., and had been a resident of Bay Point in Panama City Beach, Fla., for the past 18 years. He graduated from Michigan State University and Wayne State University, achieving a masters degree in business. He was employed by Chrysler Corporation his entire career and retired as a General Plants Manager in Huntsville, Ala. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; his loving grandson, Michael J. Drach; and his nephew Joel Kyser. He is survived by his adoring wife, Bonnie, of 51 years; his daughters Shelley (John) and Laurie (Tom); five grandchildren, Brittany, Brady, Bethany, Molly and Brenna; two great-grandchildren; and his brother Jeff (Lisa). There will be a celebration of life Saturday, April 14, from 3-5 p.m. in Bay Point at Out of the Blue 3900 Marriott Drive, Panama City Beach, Fla. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Mikes grandson, Michael Drach, to atTAck addiction, P.O. Box 36, Bear, DE 19701 or to any animal rescue of your choice.Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272MICHAEL H. KING Harvey WayneŽ Milligan, age 77, passed away December 31, 2017, at Select Specialty Hospital in Panama City, Fla. Born in 1940, Wayne was the second oldest of five sons born to Harvey and Margaret Milligan in Montgomery, Ala. He leaves behind his wife of 53 years, Mary P. Milligan; two children, Amy Milligan Carlos and Bradley Milligan; two beloved granddaughters, Lacey Stephens and Cydney Milligan; four brothers, Don, Ronnie, Glenn and Doug; and numerous sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews. In the early 1960s, Wayne served in the Army Reserve and was called for active duty during the Berlin Crisis. After his discharge, Wayne spend most his life in the grocery business. He was the owner of Milligans IGA in downtown Panama City in the 70s. Later he worked for Sunshine Supermarkets then retired with Food World. After retirement, Wayne took up a hobby of making birdhouses, crafts and jewelry. He enjoyed spending Saturday mornings at the St. Andrews Bay Farmers Market. Wayne was a Christian by faith and a member of the Church of Christ. He loved his family, pets, and friends and will be greatly missed. There will be a Celebration of Life on April 14, 2018between 2 and 4 p.m.The eulogy will be given by his brother Douglas Milligan. Please RSVP with Amy at astep1913@ hotmail.com.Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, FL 32405 850-763-4694 www.kentforestlawn.comHARVEY WAYNE MILLIGAN Mrs. Joan Irene Provost, 82, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Panama City. Joan dedicated her life to her family, raising four children with her husband, Tom, through his military career. Her strength and resilience saw the family through two of her husbands deployments during the Vietnam War and nine moves, including two overseas assignments. Alongside her husband, she served the nation as a military spouse for more than 25 years. Joan will be remembered not only for her inner strength and resolve, but for her humor and her love and care for family and friends. Mrs. Provost is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Provost, in 2009; two sons, Charles Herman in 2003 and James Eric in 2014; and her sister, MaryAnn Glaser from Stillwater, Minn. She leaves behind a son, David Edward; a daughter, Diane Irene Zamot and son-in-law Noel Zamot; a daughterin-law, Sondra Kay Provost; four grandchildren, Noel Sebastian Zamot, Cameron Gabriel Zamot, LaTasha Hall and Buerl Jankowski; four greatgrandchildren, Nathan, Hope, Joshua and Ava Grace; and two brothers and a sister, Dave Pohl, Jeff Pohl and Gin Besser. The family would like to express a special thanks to the loving staff at the Panama City Nursing Center. Their compassion and love for Mrs. Provost has been beyond our highest hopes. We are forever indebted to them. Funeral services for Mrs. Provost will be at 2 p.m. ET Thursday, May 10, 2018, at the Tallahassee National Cemetery in Tallahassee, Fla., where her ashes will be laid to rest with her husbands. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www. southerlandfamily.com. Southerland Family Funeral Homes 100 E. 19th St. Panama City, FL 32405 850-785-8532JOAN IRENE PROVOST Bertie Lou Reynolds, 89, of Panama City Beach, passed away Friday morning, April 6, 2018. Born Dec. 11, 1928, in Birmingham, Ala., to James and Gladys Peterson, she soon moved to Panama City Beach with her family. As a lifelong resident of Panama City Beach, she graduated from Bay High School, became a prominent member of the business community and was elected the First WomanCouncil Person for Panama City Beach. She continued her support of the community, retiring as the Referral Coordinator for the Panama City Beaches Chamber of Commerce. Her cheerful disposition and beauty caused many to call her Sunshine Unquestionably, she baked the best sourcream pound cake, just ask her grand and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Olen C. Reynolds and Jack Davis; three brothers, Jimmy Peterson, Edward Peterson and Larry Peterson; and sister, Delores Kramer. She is survived by her three daughters, Deborah Weber (Bill), Teresa Bozeman and Denise Maas (Christopher); three grandchildren, Billy Weber (Stephanie), Ryan Weber (Julie) and Bazlyn Bozeman; five great-grandchildren, Lily Weber, Liam Weber, Ryan Weber, Davis Weber and Loren Weber; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Wilson Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Private family graveside services will be held on Wednesday at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272BERTIE LOU REYNOLDS Wanda Jean Wheeler, 65, of Port St. Joe, FL, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Memorialization will be by cremation. To extend condolences, please visit www.heritagefhllc.com.WANDA JEAN WHEELERTimothy James Oris, 61, of Owensboro, Ky., died Thursday, March 29, 2018. Services will be held at a later date.Arrangements by Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemeteries.TIMOTHY JAMES ORIS € More obituaries on B4

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** B4 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald OBITUARIESMargaret L. Granger, 79 of Panama City, died April 4, 2018, at Covenant Care Hospice. Friends will be received Monday from 1-2 p.m. at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, where funeral services will take place that day at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.MARGARET L. GRANGERJack was born to parents Edna Lee and Jack Lee Saunders in Palm Beach County, Florida. He passed away March 15, 2018, in Walton County, Florida. He was preceded in death by his brother, William Andrew Saunders. He was loved by Susan Tucker of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Molly and Virginia Saunders of Puerto Vallarta, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is mourned by Jean and Owen Burley Saunders of Signal Mountain, Tenn., and Kelsey and Balder William Potter Saunders of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. His three grandchildren are Ella Blue Saunders, Elbert Holcombe Saunders of Signal Mountain, and Rowan Potter Steele Saunders of Santa Rosa Beach. Jack had treasured memories of growing up in Delray Beach, Fla. He served in the USAF. After graduating from Palm Beach Junior College, he went on to Florida State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and was elected by the faculty as the most outstanding senior. He met and married Brenda Brown of Parker, Fla., in 1967, while they were majoring in anthropology. They were married for 51 years. They worked doing archaeology together and enjoyed hiking and the outdoors in general. He had a legendary sense of humor. Jack worked as a technical writer for IBM and Lucent Technologies, in addition to writing U.S. Navy technical manuals. He also wrote poetry and what he called daily typewriting.Ž His voluminous writings were published in small press and literary magazines. He will be missed by hundreds of dear friends. In lieu of flowers, please send a contribution in his name to the Bay County Public Library in Panama City, Fla. He still has some overdue books. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www. heritagefhllc.com. Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services 247 N. Tyndall Parkway Panama City, Fla. 850-785-1316JACK L. SAUNDERS, JR.Kenneth Leon Shoemaker, of Panama City, was born Jan. 9, 1939, and died Thursday, April 5, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018, in the chapel at Heritage Funeral Home with Brother Dan Ridener officiating. The visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held at a later date.KENNETH LEON SHOEMAKER€ More obituaries on B3 Dorothy Montgomery, 79, of Orlando and formerly of Panama City,died March 29, 2018. Funeral services will take privately with interment at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.DOROTHY MONTGOMERY The Associated PressPLAINSBORO, N.J. „ Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke acknowledges there is a lot of oppositionŽ to President Donald Trumps plan to open most of the nations coastline to oil and gas drilling.Speaking at a forum on offshore wind energy Friday in Plainsboro, New Jersey, Zinke touted Trumps all of the aboveŽ energy menu that calls for oil and gas, as well as renewable energy projects.But he noted strong opposition to the drill-ing plan, adding there is little to no infrastructure in many of those areas to support drilling.There is a lot of oppo-sition, particularly off the East Coast and the West Coast, on oil and gas,Ž Zinke said.He said on the East Coast, only the governors of Maine and Georgia have expressed support for the drilling plan, which has roiled environmentalists but cheered energy interests. Maine Gov. Paul LePage has endorsed the plan, but Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has hesitated to take a public position on it.The rest of the governors are strongly opposed,Ž Zinke said, promising to consider the desire of coastal states when deciding on the drilling plan.Zinke also took note of the growing number of states that are employing state-level laws to thwart the possibility of drilling off their coasts by banning infrastruc-ture that would support drilling in state waters.If local communities dont want it in state waters, the states have a lot of leverage,Ž Zinke said.He said oil and gas production seems to be moving to waters off Latin America where regulations are less strin-gent, and added that oil and gas drilling is more environmentally risky than renewable energy such as wind projects, which he said have the greatest growth potential of all the options in Americas energy menu.Yet Zinke would not commit to giving any state an exemption from the program, and specifically noted that Florida has not been exempted. In January, he said Florida is differentŽ and indicated the state would not be part of the drilling plan.Interior secretary: Opposition to o shore drill planUnited States Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday there is a lot of oppositionŽ on the east and west coasts to President Trumps offshore oil and gas drilling plan, but he would not say if he will exempt any state from it. [WAYNE PARRY/AP] By Marilyn MeyerGatehouse Media FloridaLAKELAND, Fla. „ Sixty-two year-old Charles Wayne has been charged with setting fire to a house Wednesday and causing injury to two deputies who fol-lowed him as he ran into the burning building after they confronted him.The deputies, who were treated for smoke inhalation after they retrieved Wayne, had been told a man in the backyard had threatened a neighborhood woman with a knife when he saw her record-ing video of him at the fire scene. 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** B6 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald News Herald Staff ReportPANAMA CITY BEACH „ A family beach vacation almost became a tragedy for a Michigan family Thursday, but thanks to a Bay County Sheriffs Office deputy, the story had a happy ending.BCSO deputies responded Thursday to a drowning call at a Panama City Beach condo, ultimately saving the life of a 6-year-old boy from Michigan.When Deputy Mike Clancy arrived at the regency Towers Condominium about 5 p.m., a bystander had pulled the boy, Jaxon, from the pool. He was unresponsive, and his lips, and skin around his lips, had turned purple.Clancy determined Jaxon had a pulse but was not breathing. He administered two rescue breaths and noticed it appeared the child had a foreign object blocking his airway, so he cleared Jaxons airway with a finger sweep, at which time he began to cough.Jaxon then was taken to a local hospital for addi-tional care and has made a full recovery.Subsequent investiga-tion revealed he had been racing against his brother when he became tired and couldnt swim anymore. Because so many people were in the pool, his brother did not notice when he went under.BCSO deputy saves drowning boy, 6BCSO Deputy Mike Clancy holds up Jaxon, 6, who he resuscitated Thursday after the boy became fatigued while swimming and almost drowned. [BAY COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE]

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** B12 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald BRADENTONHigh school student, admins at odds over lack of braA high-school student who didnt wear a bra one day this week said she was humiliated when school administrators told her to cover her nipples because they were distracting her classmates.The Bradenton Herald reported Friday that 17-year-old Lizzy Martinez decided not to wear a bra under her gray long-sleeve shirt on Monday, and school officials felt she had became a target of other stu-dents stares.Martinez said School Dean Violeta Velazquez called her into the office and said there was a distraction that needed to be addressed. She told me that I needed to put a shirt on under my long-sleeve shirt to try to tighten my breasts „ to constrict them,Ž Martinez said. And then she asked me to move around.ŽApparently the second shirt was not enough, Martinez said, because she was then sent to the nurses office. The nurse handed Martinez four bandages, two to cover each nipple, leaving her in tears. On Thursday afternoon, the school district acknowledged that Braden River school officials could have handled the situa-tion better, but the district said it was only trying to enforce the districts dress code.This matter was brought to the attention of the Superintendents Office for review,Ž the districts general counsel, Mitchell Teitelbaum, said in a prepared statement. It is undisputed that this matter should have been handled dif-ferently at the school level and corrective measures have been taken to prevent a reoccurrence in the way these matters will be addressed in the future.ŽTeitelbaum went on to say Martinez violated the dress code by dressing in a way that distracted other students, and that school officials were only trying to help her fix the violation.You are expected to dress appropriately for school and for the business of learning with proper attention given to per-sonal cleanliness, grooming and neatness,Ž the districts Code of Student Conduct states. The dress code does not spe-cifically address or require bras.PORT ORANGEAuthorities reopen stretch of Interstate 95 after wild“ resThe Florida Highway Patrol on Saturday reopened a major Florida highway after it was closed overnight because of wildfires. Troopers shut down a roughly five-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Volusia County on Friday. The road was shut down to a brush fire that was causing smoke and visibility problems along the road that runs along the eastern coast of the state. Lt. Kim Montes with the Florida Highway Patrol said Saturday drivers still need to use caution in the area and that troopers will continue to moni-tor conditions. TALLAHASSEEState auditors say education of“ cials blocked themFlorida state auditors are sharply criticizing the Department of Education for repeatedly blocking access to records and for not allowing auditors a chance to interview key department employees.The Florida Auditor General last month released a scathing audit that detailed numerous times when the department did not fully cooperate with an audit of a student loan program administered by the agency. The audit was first reported by Politico Florida.Florida Education Commis-sioner Pam Stewart defended the agency and said auditors had a misunderstandingŽ of the departments process. Stewart also contended that her department was not made aware that auditors had found something to justify this rare and unusual finding.ŽStewart works for a board appointed by Gov. Rick Scott.Auditors, however, disputed Stewarts assertion and said they repeatedly shared their concerns with top officials. The Associated PressFLORIDA BRIEFS

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** B14 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Heraldcaregivers enjoy a week fish-ing anddining out on the Beach, introduced them to other couples going through the same struggles and made them realize the loss of Anthonys legs wasnt the end of the world. Each day has now become a little easier, Anthony said, and he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. He also has given up the pain pills he used to take.The biggest thing for us is going places and doing things and being in crowds,Ž Shauna said. We used to travel a lot, and we used to be able to go to concerts and things like that. I think its just trying to find out, Do yall still do that? What are the triggers? You find out large crowds maybe arent the best thing anymore and finding new ways to make this our new normal and still have a social life and mar-riage where were not trapped inside all the time.ŽShauna said she realized other veterans isolated themselves the same way her husband did, which made her feel less alone. The retreats forced Anthony out his com-fort zone because he had to meet and greet people and not be cooped up indoors so much.We have created a huge family here,Ž Shauna said. Actually the couple that picked us up at the airport the first time have become like second parents to us. They call us their adopted children. And through them its been a healing on both ends. ... That second retreat where we came back as staff was a turning point for us.ŽRetreat founder and president Linda Cope said shes grateful for the impact the retreats and local commu-nity have on the families who attend. The retreat was estab-lished after Copes son Joshua lost his legs above the knees after an IED blast in 2006.It makes me realize were doing what God has called us to do,Ž Cope said.Even if it makes the difference in one couple, to save their marriage and save their life, its worth it all.ŽThe next retreat is April 21-28. Donations can be made at warriorbeachretreat.org. HOPEFrom Page B1Anthony and Shauna Verra talk about their experience with the Warrior Beach Retreat. They since have returned to volunteer at t he annual retreat. [PATTI BLAKE/THE NEWS HERALD] beforehand, but tickets also will be available at the door.The fundraiser typically raises $30,000 to $40,000, Crawford said.I want [my grandchildren] to see ducks,Ž he said. I remember as a kid going out and watching ducks fly south, because I lived in one of the flyways. ... Ducks dont do well in a Walmart parking lot. They need water and they need food. And thats what Ducks Unlimited does is provide the water and food, basically hotels along the way [of migra-tion paths] for ducks.ŽTo order tickets, visit ducks.org/florida/events/51353/panama-city-dinner. Online tickets sales end Thursday. For more information, call Alsobrook at 850-596-2297 or Crawford at 850-774-0005. NATUREFrom Page B1

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 B15across the country, unlike during their recent spe-cial-election victories for a U.S. Senate seat in Ala-bama and a congressional seat in Pennsylvania.Theyre very good at winning one race at a time,Ž Ingoglia, a state House member from Spring Hill, said.Peter Feaman, a member of the Republican National Committee, called GOP candidates who will be on the ballot this year prox-ies for keeping the Trump agenda alive,Ž with the agenda exemplified by tax cuts and secure borders.You know the other side is as enthused as we were two years ago,Ž Feaman said, referring to the 2016 elections, when Trump defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clin-ton. So, the enthusiasm gap has been reversed. And now its us that has to get back into the game.ŽThe Republican Party of Florida has 56 paid employees scattered across the state. But Democrats are using the phrase blue waveŽ to symbolize efforts to capture the governors mansion and Republican seats in Congress and the state Legislature.Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham said in a news release this week that women standing up to gun violence and as part of the #MeToo movement are the driving force behind the 2018 blue wave.ŽMeanwhile, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, a Democrat also running for gover-nor, was slated to attend a blue waveŽ dinner Sat-urday night in Plant City.The 2018 elections will ratchet up Monday, when Gov. Rick Scott is expected to formally announce that he is challenging Nelson for the U.S. Senate seat. Nelson is the only state-wide elected Democrat in Florida, and the outcome of his battle with Scott could help determine which party wins control of the Senate in November.A driving force behind Democratic optimism in this years races has been the policies and personal-ity of Trump.But Trumps actions „ rather than his words and tweets „ are also why Republicans contend they can hold on to the Florida governors office, the three state Cabinet seats, maintain majorities in the Legislature and congres-sional delegation and capture Nelsons seat.You cant argue with results,Ž said Kathleen King, a member of the Republican National Committee. Thanks to a tax cut signed into law ƒ more than 470 compa-nies have announced pay raises, bonuses, utility rate cuts, 401(k) (invest-ment plan) hikes or other expanded benefits.ŽFeaman said, Pay little attention to what the man (Trump) says „ but watch very carefully what the man does.Ž GOPFrom Page B1this project, continued funding for Panama City division was secured in the federal appropria-tions bill.Of pieces to the puz-zles weve been talking about it, funding is a big piece,Ž Smith said. Funding, check. Mag-istrate, check. This is all good, but its fair to say there is still work to be done.Ž The task force is plan-ning to offer the Federal District Court the Juve-nile Justice Facility on 11th Street at a turnkey option. Using the money from the lease, the county will pay down the debt on the juvenile facility and build a new juvenile courthouse on the same campus as the Bay County Courthouse.While the new juvenile courthouse is being built, the court will temporarily move in the soon-to-be vacated Panama City Hall, 9 Harrison Ave.Thetask force nowis waiting for the county to receive an official notifi-cation that the juvenile facility meets the minimum requirements, which would allow the county to formally submit the facility as an alternative location for the federal courthouse.We should hear that within the next 30 days,Ž Roberts said. Hope-fully, by late summer we should have answers.ŽThe task force does not know if any other groups, either locally or from Marianna, are submit-ting their own proposals for where to relocate the courthouse. However, Roberts said the county has its submittals ready.We are on pins and needles,Ž Roberts said. Were ready.Ž COUNTYFrom Page B1 Political negotiations are ongoing to try to keep the federal courthouse in Bay County. [ANDREW WARDLOW/ NEWS HERALD FILE PHOTO]

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** B16 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald LYNN HAVENLHPD: Spring Breakers net drug, weapons charges during traf“ c stopA traffic stop Thursday led to the arrest of a man and woman from Hixson, Tenn., on felony drug and firearm charges.A Lynn Haven Police Department officer reported smelling mar-ijuana after stopping a vehicle being driven by Hunter Alex-ander Ali, 19. After searching the vehicle, officers seized 14 ounces of marijuana „ $6,000 worth „ and a loaded 9mm handgun, according to an LHPD report.Passenger Sydney Ana Parrott, 18, admitted to owning the marijuana and firearm, LHPD reported. She also told police the pair was in town for Spring Break.Ali was issued a citation for unlawful speeding and criminally charged with possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, a misdemeanor. Parrott was charged with felony posses-sion of more than 20 grams of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of drug paraphernalia.Both Ali and Parrott were taken to the Bay County Jail to await first appearance.TALLAHASSEEP.C. farmer drops lawsuit over medical marijuana licenseAfter Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill last week that resolved the case, a Panama City farmer has dropped a constitutional challenge to a 2017 law that included crite-ria for awarding a potentially lucrative medical-marijuana license to a black farmer.Attorneys for Columbus Smith filed a notice Tuesday in Leon County Circuit Court that they were dismissing the lawsuit.The 2017 law required one medical-marijuana license to go to a black farmer who had been part of settled lawsuits, known as PigfordŽ cases, about discrimination against black farmers by the federal government. The measure also required the black farmer who received a license to be a member of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Associa-tion-Florida Chapter.Smith met the qualification of being part of the Pigford litigation, but he was not allowed to join the black farmers association, effectively preventing him from receiving a license. The Florida Constitution bars specialŽ laws, in part, that relate to grant of privilege to a private corporation.ŽThe lawsuit alleged the narrow criteria for awarding a marijuana license to a black farmer violated that part of the Constitution. Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson in January granted a temporary injunc-tion requested by Smith. But lawmakers during this years legislative session approved a bill (HB 6049) that removed the requirement that farmers be members of the association to qualify for a marijuana license. Scott signed the bill Friday.HOLMES COUNTYHolmes County boy arrested after school bomb threatAn 11-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with making a bomb threat at Bethlehem School. The Holmes County Sher-iffs Office responded to the school Friday, along with bomb detection dogs from the Bay County Sheriffs Office and Dothan (Ala.) Police Department.Students and staff evacu-ated after a student turned in a note indicating there was a bomb on campus. According to an HCSO report, the student said he found the note near a water fountain but later admitted he wrote the note because he wanted to get out of school.The boy is charged with making bomb threats and has been transported to the Department of Justice juve-nile detention facility in Panama City.Holmes County Sheriff John Tate urged parents to take time to speak with their children about the serious-ness of bomb threats.School threats are not a matter to be taken lightly,Ž he said. We treat every report like this as credible, but chil-dren should also understand that an individual who makes a threat can still be charged, whether or not the threat was legitimate.Ž News Herald staff reportsAREA BRIEFSParrott Ali

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 B19Terry SpencerThe Associated PressPLANTATION „ A student gravely wounded while saving his classmates lives by blocking a door during the Florida school massacre said Friday that the county sheriff and school super-intendent failed the victims by not arresting the shooter before the attack and by allowing him to attend the school.An attorney for 15-year-old Anthony Borges read a statement from him during a news conference criticizing Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and Superin-tendent Robert Runcie for the Feb. 14 mass shoot-ing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 14 students and three staff members.Borges was shot five times, suffering wounds to the lungs, abdomen and legs. He was released from a Fort Lauderdale hospital Wednesday morning, the last of the 17 wounded to go home.Borges, too weak to talk, sat silently in a wheelchair with his right leg propped up. His statement specifically attacked the Promise program, a school district and sheriff office initiative that allows students who commit minor crimes on campus to avoid arrest if they complete rehabilitation. Runcie has said shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, a former Stoneman Doug-las student, was never in the program, but Borges and his attorney, Alex Arreaza, said school and sheriffs officials knew Cruz was dangerous.Deputies received at least a dozen calls about Cruz, 19, over the years and he spent two years in a school for children with emotional and disciplin-ary problems before being allowed to transfer to Stoneman Douglas. Last year, records show, he was forced to leave after incidents „ other students said he abused an ex-girlfriend and fought her new boyfriend. Weeks before the shoot-ing, both the FBI and the sheriffs office received calls saying Cruz could become a school shooter but took no action.Runcie and Israel failed us students, teachers and parents alike on so many levels,Ž Arreaza read for Borges, who sat next to his father, Roger. I want all of us to move forward to end the environment that allowed people like Nikolas Cruz to fall through the cracks. You knew he was a prob-lem years ago and you did nothing. He should have never been in school with us.Ž Arreaza said the family supports the efforts by Stoneman Douglas stu-dents David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez and others to end gun violence but might not always agree with their methods. Borges is a U.S. citizen born to Venezuelan immigrants.Arreaza said although Borges father, a maintenance worker, appreciates that people consider his son a hero for protecting classmates, he believes such talk detracts from the serious message that action must be taken to stop school shootings.He doesnt want there to be anymore bubblegum hero stuff,Ž Arreaza said.Anthony Borges visited Stoneman Douglas for the first time since the shoot-ing Thursday but said in his statement that he is scared to return, fearing there could be more violence.More than $830,000 has been raised for him in online donations, but Arreaza said his medi-cal bills likely will exceed $1.5 million. The family plans to file a lawsuit soon against Cruz, the estate of his late mother and a family that housed him before the shooting. Under state law, the family cant sue the school district and sheriffs office until a six-month waiting period expires in August.The sheriffs office and school district did not return after-hours calls and emails Friday seek-ing comment.Shot Parkland student blames sheri superintendentAnthony Borges, 15, who was shot multiple times on Feb. 14 in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, sits next to his father, Roger Borges, left, during a news conference Friday. [JENNIFER LETT/AP]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 C1 SPORTS AUTOS | C3NASCARTEXASKurt Busch is on the pole at Texas, Clint Bowyer is coming o his rst victory in six years and Kevin Harvick has won half the races so far on the NASCAR Cup schedule. The Stewart-Haas Racing team is starting 1-2-3 in a race for the rst time. Completes state 2A boys weightli ing nalsBy Pat McCannThe News HeraldPANAMA CITY BEACH „ Arnold Athletic Director Rick Green had the look of a man who had attempted and suc-cessfully completed his first clean and jerk.Except that in his case, as well as for Arnold High School, that meant surviving a first year of hosting the girls and boys state weightlifting championships.The girls finals was held two months ago in early Feb-ruary. Green felt like Arnold successfully dealt with its growing pains and was able to stage a first-class operation when the boys tournament concluded.And one that contributed to the coffers of the Marlins athletic department.We had heard that on the boys side the crowds Arnold sets the bar highNew Smyrna Beachs Josh Hibbard yells after breaking the state bench press record Saturday at the FHSAA State Weightlifting Tournament at Arnold High School. [JOSHUA BOUCHER/THE NEWS HERALD] By Dustin Kent747-5065 | @PCNHDustinKent dkent@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY „ The East All-Stars threatened to turn Saturdays All-Star Classic into a rout on multiple occa-sions, but the West team was intent on making them earn their first victory in three years. Thanks to some hot-shooting from Holmes Countys Laura Jones and a couple of late buckets by Mosleys JaTayvia Holley, thats exactly what the East All-Stars did.Jones, who was named the East Most Valuable Player, scored 23 points and Holley added 21 to lift the East to a 100-94 victory to snap a two-game losing skid to the West All-Stars in the 14th edition of the Classic. Port St. Joes Teiyahna Hutchinson added 20 points for East, with North Bay Havens Josselin Geer also scoring 13.Fort Walton Beachs P-Nut Payton led all scorers with 27 points and was named the MVP for the West team. Paytons teammate Tanyvia Tassin added 17 points, followed by Bakers Ayajah Coleman with 12, and Nicev-illes Antoinette Lewis with 10.Its the first victory for the East All-Star girls since an 85-64 win in 2015 and the fifth win overall in the series. The East used a 14-2 run to start the second quarter to seize early control of the game, with a driving bank shot by Holley followed by 3-pointers from Hutchinson, Ponce de Leons Devyn Butorac, and Poplar Springs Robin Tate making it 34-20 with 6:40 on the clock.But the West answered Jones, Holley spearhead East All-Stars victoryBy Dustin Kent747-5065 | @PCNHDustinKent dkent@pcnh.comPANAMA CITY „ Through nearly 35 minutes of Saturdays All-Star Basketball Classic, the West boys AllStars looked poised to make it two straight wins for the first time in the 14-year his-tory of the series. In the final five minutes, however, the East All-Stars turned up the pressure and the wheels for the West quickly fell off the wagon.The East outscored the West 24-6 over the final 5:12 of action to rally for a 99-96 victory. Its the seventh win in the last eight years for the East All-Stars, who saw a six-game winning streak snapped last year when the West took a 104-93 victory.Rutherfords Lorenzo Fer-rell scored 19 points and grabbed the East All-Stars Most Valuable Player award, while Blountstowns KK Godwin added 17 points. Rutherfords Trevon Sims added 15 points, and Mosleys Stacy Burse had 14. Choc-tawhatchees Aron Scott led all scorers with 30 points and earned the West All-Stars MVP. His teammate Mar-quis Jackson added 22 points, while Nicevilles Juanyeh Thomas had 12, and Choc-taws Stacey Jones scored 11. The game was nip and tuck through much of the first half before a 15-2 run allowed the West to take control, with Scott contributing 13 of the 15 points. Scott started the run with a two-handed tip dunk, then added a 3-pointer, and a transition dunk plus the foul for a three-point play. He later caught a lob pass from Jackson for another dunk and nailed another three to make it 38-27.The East answered with a pair of baskets by Blount-stowns Jamal Howard and a Frantic nish gives East boys 9996 win Holmes Countys Laura Jones (11) scored 23 points to lead the East All-Stars to a 100-94 victory in Saturdays All-Star Basketball Classic. Jones was named the East Most Valuable Player. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD] Rutherfords Lorenzo Ferrell drives the baseline past Nicevilles Juanyeh Thomas during Saturdays All-Star Basketball Classic at Gulf Coast. Ferrell scored 19 points and was named the East Most Valuable Player. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD] See GIRLS, C2 See BOYS, C2 See MEET, C7

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** C2 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Heralddriving bucket for Burse to get to within six, but the West outscored the East 11-6 over the final 3:30 to take a 49-39 lead into the halftime break. A tip-in by Rutherfords Eddie Dubose and a reverse layup by Burse to start the second half cut the West deficit to six, but a three from Jones, a tip dunk by Scott, and a pull-up jumper by Nicevilles Trey GreenHarris quickly put the West back up double figures at 56-45.Scott continued to have his way with the East defense, hitting a short jumper, a hook shot in the lane, and then finishing a three-point play in the paint to make it 63-51. A corner three from Fort Walton Beachs Nikko Bryant moments later put the West up 15 with 13:55 to play.The West lead remained at 15 after a driving basket by Jackson made it 90-75 with 5:30 to play, but the Easts depth advantage … 12 players to just eight for the West … and the full-court defensive pressure that exploited it, quickly started to turn the tide toward the East. Burse started the decisive run with a basket, followed by a transition dunk by Ferrell, and a bucket by Antonio Bellamy follow-ing a West turnover to cut the deficit to nine.A driving basket by Godwin was followed by four straight points from Ferrell, the first two on a lob pass from a baseline out of bounds play and the second two on a pair of free throws, made it a five-point game with 3:08 to go. The East press forced another turnover that resulted in a layup by Sims to make it 92-89 moments later.Trailing 94-90, the East got another steal that led to a short bank shot by Ferrell, and a steal and layup in the back-court by Godwin tied the game 94-94 with 1:04 on the clock. After a missed 3-pointer by Jones, Burse hit a pair of free throws to give the East the lead before a spin-ning jumper by Scott tied it back up with 35 seconds remaining.Sims split a pair of free throws with 31.5 seconds on the clock to put the East up 97-96, and Godwin came up with yet another steal on the Wests next possession and passed ahead to Ferrell for a breakaway dunk with 11 seconds to play. The West turned the ball over yet again on the last possession and was unable to get a shot up.Godwin and Ferrell combined for 29 points in the second half, with Godwin scoring 15 and Ferrell 14. WEST (96) Willis 3 0-0 6, Jackson 9 2-2 22, Robinson 0 0-0 0, Jones 4 0-0 11, Thomas 5 2-4 12, Green-Harris 3 0-0 6, Bryant 3 2-2 9. Scott 12 4-4 30. Totals: 39 10-12 96. EAST (99) Banks 0 0-0 0, Godwin 5 7-8 17, Hendrix 3 0-1 8, Isenhoff 1 2-2 4, Jones 2 0-0 4, Bellamy 1 2-4 4, Howard 4 0-0 8, Ferrell 8 2-2 19, Burse 6 2-4 14, Gustason 0-0 0, Dubose 3 0-0 6, Sims 5 5-6 15. Totals: 38 20-27 99. Halftime score „ West 49, East 39 3-point “ eld goals: West 6 (Jones 3, Jackson 2, Bryant), East 3 (Hendrix 2, Ferrell). Total fouls: West 21, East 11. Fouled out: Jackson. BOYSFrom Page C1right back with a 16-3 run to pull to within a point. Payton started the run with a basket and a three-point play by Tassin, a two-point jumper by Aaliyah Dav-enport, and a layup by Payton trimmed the deficit to five. Kori Jones stopped the spurt with a 3-pointer from the right wing, but a flip shot in the lane by Gen-esis Long, a 3-pointer by Tassin, and a free throw by Payton made it 37-36 with 1:41 to half.Hutchinson finished the quarter strong with a 3-pointer and a pair of free throws to give the East a 42-38 edge at the break. The East started lighting it up from 3-point range again when the second half began, with a triple from Laura Jones sandwiched between a pair of Holley threes making it 53-40. After an offensive rebound and putback by Geer, Bozemans Shelby Suggs hit another 3-pointer for the East and followed with a short jumper to make it 60-45 with 6:13 left in the third.A transition basket by Hutchinson on a feed from Laura Jones gave the East its biggest lead of the day at 68-52 with 3:03 to play, but the West again fought back with a 13-2 run to get back to within five. Payton started the spurt with a 3-pointer and Tassin followed with back to back threes of her own. The East pushed the lead back to nine when Holley finished the third with a driving floater and then drove into the lane and dished off to Geer for two.Another three from Laura Jones to start the fourth quarter made it 77-65, but the West countered with a 10-2 run featuring six straight points by Payton, the last on a short jumper, to get back to within four. A basket by South Wal-tons Allee Coble and a 3-pointer from Bakers Kashira Casey brought the West even at 89-89 with 3:37 remaining.With the game tied 91-91, Holley put the East up for good with a steal and layup with 2:15 to play, and then hit a free throw and a driving basket with 57 seconds remaining to make it 96-91. After a defensive stop, Hutchinson hit a pair of free throws to essentially ice the game at 98-91 with 38.3 sec-onds on the clock. WEST (94) Payton 10 4-4 27, Casey 2 2-2 7, Ricci 0 0-0 0, Long 2 0-0 5, Coble 4 0-0 8, Tassin 6 2-6 17, Coleman 4 4-4 12, Lewis 5 1-2 12, Dowden 1 2-2 4, Davenport 1 0-0 2. Totals: 35 15-20. 94. EAST (100) Holley 8 2-5 21, West 1 0-0 2, Suggs 3 0-0 7, K. Jones 1 0-2 3, Butorac 2 0-0 6, L. Jones 9 2-4 23, Cole 1 0-0 2, Holden 0 0-0 0, Tate 1 0-0 3, Hutchinson 6 6-8 20, Geer 5 3-4 13. Totals: West 18 20 27 29 „ 94 East 20 22 32 26 „ 100 3-point “ eld goals: East 13 (L. Jones 3, Holley 3, Hutchinson 2, Butorac 2, Tate, K. Jones, Suggs), West 9 (Payton 3, Tassin 3, Casey, Long, Lewis). Total fouls: West 19, East 16. Fouled out: none. GIRLSFrom Page C1Wewahitchkas Jacoby Jones glides in for a layup. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD] Choctawhatchees Aron Scott (25) shoots a hook shot over Mosleys Antonio Bellamy during Saturdays All-Star Basketball Classic at Gulf Coast. Scott scored 30 points. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD] Choctawhatchees Marquis Jackson (5) tries to drive past Cottondales Amari Banks. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD] Mosleys JaTayvia Holley (1) puts up a shot in the lane. Holley “ nished with 21 points. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD] Fort Walton Beach guard P-Nut Payton (1) scored 27 points to lead the West All-Stars in the All-Star Basketball Classic, on Saturday at Gulf Coast. Payton was named the West Most Valuable Player. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD] Fort Walton Beachs Tanyvia Tassin (13) scored 17 points for the West. [HEATHER HOWARD/THE NEWS HERALD]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 C3 SPORTS TICKER IN BRIEFFORT WORTH, TEXASBlaney 3rd straight driver to win race in No. 22Three Xfinity Series races, three different drivers and three con-secutive wins for the No. 22 car.Ryan Blaney became the third different Cup Series regular in a row to win an Xfinity race in the Team Penske Ford. He was the pole sitter and led 132 of 200 laps on an unseasonably chilly Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. You never want to be the person who breaks the streak of wins, especially when a cars been so fast,Ž Blaney said. There was that reminder in the back of my head to try to get this one.ŽEspecially from the drivers that won the previous two before the Xfinity Series had a two-week break. Joey Logano won in the No. 22 car at California, a week after Brad Keselowski went to Victory Lane in Phoenix.ORLANDO, FLA.Spurrier hired as Alliance leagues “ rst head coachSteve Spurrier plans to be back on the sideline if a proposed new profes-sional league gets off the ground.The Orlando Alliance announced Saturday that it has hired Spurrier as its first head coach. Spurrier will coach in the planned Alliance of American Football.The Alliance is the cre-ation of Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian and longtime TV and film producer Charlie Ebersol. The league plans to have eight teams and will play a 12-week season Feb. 9, 2019, and will be broadcast on CBS.Orlando is the first planned team site, and Spurrier is the first coach.The 72-year-old Spurrier says hes fired up and ready to go.ŽOrlando has never had much success with startup football leagues.WASHINGTONMontero on paternity leave; LHP Romero DFAThe Washington Nationals have put catcher Miguel Montero on the paternity list and designated left-handed reliever Enny Romero for assignment.Montero has been starting while Matt Wieters is on the disabled list. So thirdstringer Pedro Severino moved into the lineup against the New York Mets on Saturday, while Jhonatan Solanos contract was selected from Triple-A Syracuse so he can serve as the backup catcher.In another move, the Nationals recalled util-ity player Matt Reynolds from Syracuse, giving them an additional player on the bench.Romero appeared in two games this season for the Nationals, allowing three runs over two innings for a 13.50 ERA. In 55 appear-ances for Washington since the beginning of 2017, he was 2-4 with two saves and a 3.90 ERA. The Associated Press By Michael MarotThe Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS „ Basketball Hall of Famers George Gervin and George McGinnis see a lot of their old league in todays NBA.Their former team-mates notice it, too.Five decades ago, they were the guys running the floor, embracing the 3-pointers and wel-coming underclassmen. They understood the entertainment value of high-scoring games, dunk contests and half-time shows. They valued rivalries, camaraderie and the sense everyone in the sport was work-ing toward a single goal.Today the business model first adopted by the American Basketball Association has largely become the standard operating procedure for the worlds biggest basketball league.When the merger happened, we knew the NBA was going to have a strong foundation,Ž Gervin said Saturday in Indianapolis. People talk about how Magic (Johnson) and (Larry) Bird saved the NBA. I think its ludicrous because we gave the NBA an infusion of excitement that made the league fun again.ŽJust about any player in town for the leagues 50-year reunion knows the truth.Aside from the leagues trademark red, white and blue basketball that served as a center piece for the dinner, just about every-thing else the league innovated with has eventually made its way to its rival league.Some of it was borne out of necessity.Most ABA teams lacked the size or the star power of the more established NBA, so they relied on tempo, showmanship and pizazz to attract fans. Gervin earned the nick-name IcemanŽ in San Antonio. Julius Erving became better known as Dr. J.ŽPlayoff series got nick-names, too, and there were times the backstories seemed as every bit as wild as the social culture of the 1960s and 1970s.The league had to have an identity,Ž Gervin said. You call it wild. I call it fun.Ž The biggest secret was that amid all the fanfare, there was some darn good basketball being played.Numerous former ABA stars including Erving, Rick Barry, Moses Malone have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. So has Spencer Haywood, one of the sports most important pioneers.Haywood became the first underclassmen to declare he was leaving school after his sophomore season at the University of Detroit and was shunned by the NBA, prompting a Supreme Court case Haywood would eventually win in 1971.Former ABA players see similarities in todays pro game Kurt Busch reaches into his car in the garage area during a practice session for a NASCAR Cup series auto race, Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas. [LARRY PAPKE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]By Stephen HawkinsThe Associated PressFORT WORTH, Texas „ Kurt Busch is on the pole, Clint Bowyer is coming off his first victory in six years and Kevin Harvick has won half of the races so far on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule.Aric Almirola, the newcomer to the team, has been steady, too, finishing 14th or better in every race.With Stewart-Haas Racing already off to a sensational start this season, the decade-old team will now have the top three starters in a race for the first time Sunday. Busch, Harvick and Bowyer qualified their Fords 1-2-3 at Texas Motor Speedway, while Almirola was 12th at the 1-mile track.We unloaded off the truck here and went right back to the top of the board. That is pretty cool,Ž said Bowyer, whose victory at Martinsville before the Easter break ended his 190-race winless streak.It is crazy how you can get your cars with a good balance on them and really roll them through the corners good,Ž he said. It seems if they are fast at one track they are going to be fast at the next.Ž All four Stewart-Haas cars are in the top 11 in season points through the first six races. Harvick is seventh, followed by Bowyer at eighth, Busch 10th and Almirola 11th.Hendrick Motorsports also has all four of its drivers in the top 20. But Alex Bowman, Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott and William Byron are all below the Stewart-Haas drivers in the standings.Busch is the first three-time Cup pole sitter in Texas, where he and Harvick will make their track-record 31st starts. TMS, which opened in 1997, is hosting its 35th race. Both have one win there.When asked why Stewart-Haas is having so much success this season, Busch was admittedly biased in his assessment. Tony Gibson, his former crew chief includ-ing for the 2017 Daytona 500 win, is now off the road in what the driver calls a perfect roleŽ for Gibson, who is involved in building the cars for all four teams.If you go ask him now, he will say it is all about the people and process around him,Ž Busch said. But he has found some good people, rearranged them into differ-ent positions and I think that our team is doing a really good job of creating continuity between the four cars.ŽHarvick won at Texas last November, and this season has won the only two races on 1-mile tracks at Atlanta and Las Vegas, during his three-race winning streak.This is only Stewart-Haas Racings second season with Ford, after the team switched from Chevrolet.When you see what Stewart-Haas Racing has done with Ford, we still havent reached the potential of where we can be,Ž Harvick said. We have, in my opinion, the most stable team in the garage. When you have the most stable team in the garage from a financial standpoint and manufacturer standpoint, that attracts good people. ... We are the drivers lucky enough to be in a position of where Stewart-Haas racing is right now. We have a very solid foundation.ŽThree-time Cup champion Tony Stewart was still driving with Joe Gibbs Racing in 2008 when he announced he would join forces with Cup owner Gene Haas to form Stewart-Haas Racing. The team made its debut in 2009 and is in its 10th season, marking 1,000 starts in the top series when all four drivers take the green flag in Texas. Bowyer describes the team as feeling like family and at ease. He believes Stewart-Haas is even more stable now than it was when he joined last year.Everybody had the confidence in a champion going over there,Ž Bowyer said, when asked if that stability was a credit to Stewart. You cant leave out the boss, Gene Haas. Everybody knows that he steps up whenever needed. The conversation with Gene is: When are you going to win? How are going to win? What do you need to win more? Its never anything about anything other than that.ŽSensational start for Stewart-HaasClint Bowyer smiles as he walks away smiling after talking with Kevin Harvick, in car, in the garage area before practice for a NASCAR Cup series auto race Friday in Fort Wort. [LARRY PAPKE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]Kevin Harvick walks through the garage area as members of his team make adjustments to his car after a practice session, Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas. Through six races, Harvick currently stands in seventh place in season points. He won at Texas last November. [TONY GUTIERREZ/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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** C4 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald EBRO SCHEDULEMondayMatinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 6:30 p.m.TuesdayMatinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m., Aqueduct 11:50 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m.WednesdayMatinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Aqueduct 11:50 a.m., Keeneland 12:05 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Sarasota 11:30, Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 6 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m.ThursdayMatinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Gulfstream 12:05 p.m., Aqueduct 11:50 a.m., Keene1and 12:05 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 6 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 6:30 p.m.FridayMatinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 11:50 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 12:05 p.m., Keeneland 12:05 p.m., Santa Anita 2 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 p.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 6 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m., Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m.SaturdayMatinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 11:50 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 12:05 p.m., Keeneland 12:05 p.m., Santa Anita 2 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Dania Jai Alai 6 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m., Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m.SundayMatinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 12:05 p.m., Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Aqueduct 11:50 a.m., Keeneland 12:05 p.m., Santa Anita 1:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon, Jacksonville 12:30 p.m. POKER ROOM … (Ext. 180) Open 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. LOCATION … Intersection of State 79 and State 20. INFORMATION … 234-3943. ODDS PREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEChicago -132 at Milwaukee +122 at Pittsburgh -142 Cincinnati +132 at Philadelphia -180 Miami +165 at St. Louis -146 Arizona +136 at Colorado -136 Atlanta +126 Los Angeles -205 at San Fran. +185 at Washington -142 New York +132American Leagueat Chicago -143 Detroit +133 at New York -200 Baltimore +180 at Boston Off Tampa Bay Off at Cleveland -210 Kansas City +190 at Minnesota -144 Seattle +134 at Texas -107 Toronto -103 at Los Angeles -170 Oakland +158Interleagueat Houston -250 San Diego +230NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Philadelphia 12 215 Dallas Indiana 2 213 at Charlotte at Boston 10 202 Atlanta Detroit 5 203 at Memphis at Toronto Off Off Orlando at L.A. Lakers Off Off Utah at Phoenix Off Off Golden StateNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Boston Off Florida Off Updated odds available at Pregame.com GOLF THE MASTERSSaturdays leaders at Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga. Purse: TBA ($11 million in 2017). Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 (36-36) (a-denotes amateur)Third RoundPatrick Reed 69-66-67„202 Rory McIlroy 69-71-65„205 Rickie Fowler 70-72-65„207 Jon Rahm 75-68-65„208 Henrik Stenson 69-70-70„209 Tommy Fleetwood 72-72-66„210 Bubba Watson 73-69-68„210 Marc Leishman 70-67-73„210 Justin Thomas 74-67-70„211 Jordan Spieth 66-74-71„211 Dustin Johnson 73-68-71„212 Cameron Smith 71-72-70„213 Justin Rose 72-70-71„213 Louis Oosthuizen 71-71-71„213 Jason Day 75-71-69„215 Jimmy Walker 73-71-71„215 Bernd Wiesberger 70-73-72„215 Matt Kuchar 68-75-72„215 Charley Hoffman 69-73-73„215 Tony Finau 68-74-73„215 Matthew Fitzpatrick 75-74-67„216 Si Woo Kim 75-73-68„216 Kevin Kisner 72-75-69„216 Francesco Molinari 72-74-70„216 Satoshi Kodaira 71-74-71„216 Russell Henley 73-72-71„216 Adam Hadwin 69-75-72„216 Hideki Matsuyama 73-71-72„216 Haotong Li 69-76-72„217 Paul Casey 74-75-69„218 Adam Scott 75-73-70„218 Daniel Berger 73-74-71„218 Ryan Moore 74-72-72„218 Jhonattan Vegas 77-69-72„218 Zach Johnson 70-74-74„218 Webb Simpson 76-73-70„219 Bernhard Langer 74-74-71„219 Fred Couples 72-74-73„219 Rafa Cabrera Bello 69-76-74„219 Tiger Woods 73-75-72„220 Bryson DeChambeau 74-74-72„220 Branden Grace 73-73-74„220 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 79-70-72„221 Xander Schauffele 71-78-72„221 Martin Kaymer 74-73-74„221 Kyle Stanley 72-74-75„221 Tyrrell Hatton 74-75-73„222 a-Doug Ghim 72-76-74„222 Chez Reavie 76-71-75„222 Phil Mickelson 70-79-74„223 Ian Poulter 74-75-74„223 Brian Harman 73-74-76„223 Vijay Singh 71-74-79„224MASTERS TEE TIMESAt Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga. All times Central (a-denotes amateur)Final Round Today9 a.m. „ Vijay Singh 9:10 a.m. „ Ian Poulter, Brian Harman 9:20 a.m. „ Chez Reavie, Phil Mickelson 9:30 a.m. „ Tyrrell Hatton, a-Doug Ghim 9:40 a.m. „ Martin Kaymer, Kyle Stanley 9:50 a.m. „ Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Xander Schauffele 10 a.m. „ Bryson DeChambeau, Branden Grace 10:10 a.m. „ Rafael Cabrera Bello, Tiger Woods 10:20 a.m. „ Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples 10:40 a.m. „ Xsch Johndon, Webb Simpson 10:50 a.m. „ Ryan Moore, Jhonattan Vegas Noon „ Adam Scott, Daniel Berger 11:10 a.m. „ Haotong Li, Paul Casey 11:20 a.m. „ Adam Hadwin, Hideki Matsuyama 11:30 a.m. „ Satoshi Kodaira, Russell Henley 11:40 a.m. „ Kevin Kisner, Francesco Molinari 11:50 a.m. „ Matthew Fitzpatrick, Si Woo Kim noon „ Charley Hoffman, Tony Finau 12:20 p.m. „ Jimmy Walker, Matt Kuchar 12:30 p.m. „ Jason Day, Bernd Wiesberger 12:40 p.m. „ Justin Rose, Louis Oosthuizen 12:50 p.m. „ Dustin Johnson, Cameron Smith 1 p.m. „ Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth 1:10 p.m. „ Bubba Watson, Marc Leishman 1:20 p.m. „ Henrik Stenson, Tommy Fleetwood 1:30 p.m. „ Rickie Fowler, Jon Rahm 1:40 p.m. „ Patrick Reed, Rory McIlroy PRO BASKETBALL NBAEASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT. GB z-Toronto 57 22 .722 „ x-Boston 54 25 .684 3 x-Philadelphia 49 30 .620 8 New York 28 52 .350 29 Brooklyn 27 53 .338 30 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB x-Miami 43 37 .538 „ x-Washington 42 38 .525 1 Charlotte 35 45 .438 8 Orlando 24 55 .304 18 Atlanta 23 57 .288 20 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB x-Cleveland 49 31 .613 „ x-Indiana 47 33 .588 2 x-Milwaukee 43 37 .538 6 Detroit 38 41 .481 10 Chicago 27 53 .338 22WESTERN CONFERENCESOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB z-Houston 64 15 .810 „ San Antonio 45 34 .570 19 New Orleans 45 34 .570 19 Dallas 24 56 .300 40 Memphis 21 58 .266 43 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB x-Portland 48 31 .608 „ Utah 46 33 .582 2 Oklahoma City 45 34 .570 3 Minnesota 45 35 .563 3 Denver 45 35 .563 3 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB y-Golden State 57 22 .722 „ L.A. Clippers 42 38 .525 15 L.A. Lakers 34 45 .430 23 Sacramento 26 54 .325 31 Phoenix 20 60 .250 37x-clinched playoff berth; y-won division; zclinched conferenceFridays GamesAtlanta 103, Washington 97 Charlotte 137, Orlando 100 Philadelphia 132, Cleveland 130 Detroit 113, Dallas 106, OT Boston 111, Chicago 104 Toronto 92, Indiana 73 New York 122, Miami 98 Sacramento 94, Memphis 93 New Orleans 122, Phoenix 103 Minnesota 113, L.A. Lakers 96Saturdays GamesDenver 134, L.A. Clippers 115 Milwaukee 115, New York 102 Brooklyn 124, Chicago 96 New Orleans at Golden State, late Oklahoma City at Houston, late Portland at San Antonio, lateTodays GamesAtlanta at Boston, noon Dallas at Philadelphia, noon Indiana at Charlotte, noon Detroit at Memphis, 2:30 p.m. Orlando at Toronto, 5 p.m. Utah at L.A. Lakers, 5 p.m. Golden State at Phoenix, 8 p.m.Mondays GamesToronto at Detroit, 6 p.m. Chicago at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. Cleveland at New York, 6:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Memphis at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Orlando at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Sacramento at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Denver, 8 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. PRO HOCKEY NHLEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA x-Tampa Bay 82 54 23 5 113 296 236 x-Boston 81 50 19 12 112 268 210 x-Toronto 82 49 26 7 105 277 232 Florida 81 43 30 8 94 244 244 Detroit 82 30 39 13 73 217 255 Montreal 82 29 40 13 71 209 264 Ottawa 82 28 43 11 67 221 291 Buffalo 82 25 45 12 62 199 280Metropolitan Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA y-Washington 82 49 26 7 105 259 239 x-Pittsburgh 82 47 29 6 100 272 250 x-Philadelphia 82 42 26 14 98 251 243 x-Columbus 81 45 29 7 97 240 226 x-New Jersey 82 44 29 9 97 248 244 Carolina 82 36 35 11 83 228 256 N.Y. Islanders 82 35 37 10 80 264 296 N.Y. Rangers 82 34 39 9 77 231 268WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA z-Nashville 81 52 18 11 115 263 209 x-Winnipeg 82 52 20 10 114 277 218 x-Minnesota 81 44 26 11 99 247 229 St. Louis 81 44 31 6 94 224 217 Colorado 81 42 30 9 93 252 235 Dallas 81 41 32 8 90 231 223 Chicago 82 33 39 10 76 229 256Paci“ c Division GP W L OT PTS GF GA y-Vegas 81 51 23 7 109 271 221 x-San Jose 81 45 26 10 100 249 223 x-Anaheim 81 43 25 13 99 232 216 x-Los Angeles 81 45 28 8 98 237 199 Calgary 81 36 35 10 82 211 247 Edmonton 81 35 40 6 76 231 261 Vancouver 81 31 40 10 72 216 261 Arizona 81 29 40 12 70 208 253 x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division; z-clinched conference. 2 points for a win, 1 for OT loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffsFridays GamesPittsburgh 4, Ottawa 0 Tampa Bay 7, Buffalo 5 St. Louis 4, Chicago 1 Anaheim 5, Dallas 3Saturdays GamesPhiladelphia 5, N.Y. Rangers 0 N.Y. Islanders 4, Detroit 3, OT Washington 5, New Jersey 3 Winnipeg 4, Chicago 1 Carolina 3, Tampa Bay 2, OT Boston 5, Ottawa 2 Toronto 4, Montreal 2 Florida 4, Buffalo 3 Columbus at Nashville, late St. Louis at Colorado, late Anaheim at Arizona, late Vancouver at Edmonton, late Vegas at Calgary, late Dallas at Los Angeles, late Minnesota at San Jose, lateTodays GameFlorida at Boston, 6:30 p.m. AUTO RACING NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPOREILLY AUTO PARTS 500 LINEUPAfter Fridays qualifying, race today, at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas(Car number in parentheses)1. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 197.368 mph 2. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 197.116 3. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 196.829 4. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 196.600 5. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 196.257 6. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 195.979 7. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 195.922 8. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 195.773 9. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 195.603 10. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 195.030 11. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 195.023 12. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 194.995 13. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 194.840 14. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 194.812 15. (43) Darrell Wallace Jr., Chevrolet, 194.763 16. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 194.742 17. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 194.546 18. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 194.539 19. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 194.426 20. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 194.321 21. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 194.175 22. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 193.952 23. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 193.819 24. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 193.736 25. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 193.514 26. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 193.458 27. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 193.417 28. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 192.651 29. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 192.294 30. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 191.598 31. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 190.644 32. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 189.016 33. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 188.193 34. (72) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 186.445 35. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 178.359 36. (51) Harrison Rhodes, Chevrolet, 164.991 37. (55) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 0.000NASCAR XFINITYMY BARIATRIC SOLUTIONS 300Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas Lap length: 1.50 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (1) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 200 laps, 0 rating, 0 points. 2. (18) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 200, 0, 36. 3. (35) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 34. 4. (10) Cole Custer, Ford, 200, 0, 37. 5. (13) Ryan Preece, Toyota, 200, 0, 39. 6. (36) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 33. 7. (5) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 0. 8. (34) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 29. 9. (16) Austin Cindric, Ford, 200, 0, 28. 10. (14) Spencer Gallagher, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 31. 11. (21) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 199, 0, 26. 12. (7) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 0. 13. (2) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 39. 14. (4) Ryan Reed, Ford, 199, 0, 34. 15. (20) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 24. 16. (12) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 198, 0, 22. 17. (24) Dylan Lupton, Ford, 198, 0, 20. 18. (11) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 198, 0, 27. 19. (40) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 198, 0, 0. 20. (27) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 17. 21. (32) David Starr, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 16. 22. (39) Bayley Currey, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 0. 23. (6) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 195, 0, 22. 24. (30) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, 193, 0, 13. 25. (28) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 193, 0, 12. 26. (37) Kaz Grala, Ford, 189, 0, 11. 27. (19) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, fuelpump, 186, 0, 13. 28. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, reargear, 147, 0, 16. 29. (17) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, clutch, 137, 0, 8. 30. (38) Josh Williams, Chevrolet, suspension, 112, 0, 7. 31. (9) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, engine, 109, 0, 11. 32. (22) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, accident, 104, 0, 5. 33. (3) Brandon Jones, Toyota, accident, 99, 0, 23. 34. (26) Chad Finchum, Chevrolet, accident, 77, 0, 3. 35. (8) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, engine, 70, 0, 2. 36. (23) Timmy Hill, Dodge, fuelpump, 54, 0, 1. 37. (25) Stephen Leicht, Toyota, electrical, 53, 0, 1. 38. (31) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, suspension, 33, 0, 1. 39. (33) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, accident, 15, 0, 1. 40. (29) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, electrical, 13, 0, 1. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 124.986 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 24 minutes, 1 second. Margin of Victory: 2.327 seconds. Caution Flags: 8 for 42 laps. Lead Changes: 11 among 9 drivers. Lap Leaders: R.Blaney 1-75; C.Bell 76-83; B.Jones 84-92; J.Yeley 93; D.Hemric 94-132; R.Blaney 133-142; C.Bell 143-144; R.Truex 145; R.Chastain 146-147; J.Clements 148; M.Annett 149-153; R.Blaney 154-200 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): R.Blaney, 3 times for 129 laps; D.Hemric, 1 time for 38 laps; C.Bell, 2 times for 8 laps; B.Jones, 1 time for 8 laps; M.Annett, 1 time for 4 laps; R.Chastain, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Clements, 1 time for 0 laps; R.Truex, 1 time for 0 laps; J.Yeley, 1 time for 0 laps. Wins: R.Blaney, 1; K.Harvick, 1; T.Reddick, 1. Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 228; 2. T.Reddick, 217; 3. C.Bell, 208; 4. D.Hemric, 203; 5. J.Allgaier, 196; 6. C.Custer, 181; 7. R.Truex, 179; 8. S.Gallagher, 174; 9. M.Tifft, 165; 10. B.Jones, 162.VERIZON INDYCARPHOENIX GRAND PRIX LINEUPAfter Fridays qualifying for Saturday nights race at ISM Raceway, Avondale, Ariz. with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, and speed: 1. (18) Sebastien Bourdais, Honda, 188.539 mph 2. (22) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 188.148 3. (12) Will Power, Chevrolet, 186.852 4. (27) Alexander Rossi, Honda, 186.824 5. (5) James Hinchcliffe, Honda, 185.741 6. (6) Robert Wickens, Honda, 185.362 7. (1) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet, 185.279 8. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Honda, 184.706 9. (14) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 184.595 10. (19) Pietro Fittipaldi, Honda, 184.548 11. (10) Ed Jones, Honda, 184.313 12. (15) Graham Rahal, Honda, 183.920 13. (30) Takuma Sato, Honda, 182.960 14. (32) Kyle Kaiser, Chevrolet, 182.859 15. (21) Spencer Pigot, Chevrolet, 182.015 16. (4) Matheus Leist, Chevrolet, 181.817 17. (9) Scott Dixon, Honda, 181.804 18. (20) Ed Carpenter, Chevrolet, 181.244 19. (88) Gabby Chaves, Chevrolet, 180.932 20. (98) Marco Andretti, Honda, 180.199 21. (59) Max Chilton, Chevrolet, 178.462 22. (23) Charlie Kimball, Chevrolet, 177.499 23. (26) Zach Veach, Honda, 175.733FORMULA ONEBAHRAIN GRAND PRIX QUALIFYINGSaturday, race today, at Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain Lap length: 3.36 miles 1. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Ferrari, 1:27.958. 2. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 1:28.101. 3. Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes, 1:28.124. 4. Lewis Hamilton, Britain, Mercedes, 1:28.220. 5. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 1:28.398. 6. Pierre Gasly, France, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 1:29.329. 7. Kevin Magnussen, Denmark, Haas Ferrari, 1:29.358. 8. Nico Hulkenberg, Germany, Renault, 1:29.570. 9. Esteban Ocon, France, Force India Mercedes, 1:29.874. 10. Carlos Sainz, Spain, Renault, 1:29.986. 11. Brendon Hartley, New Zealand, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 1:30.105. 12. Sergio Perez, Mexico, Force India Mercedes, 1:30.156. 13. Fernando Alonso, Spain, McLaren Renault, 1:30.212. 14. Stoffel Vandoorne, Belgium, McLaren Renault, 1:30.525. 15. Max Verstappen, Netherlands, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, no time. 16. Romain Grosjean, France, Haas Ferrari, 1:30.530. 17. Marcus Ericsson, Sweden, Sauber Ferrari, 1:31.063. 18. Sergey Sirotkin, Russia, Williams Mercedes, 1:31.414. 19. Charles Leclerc, Monaco, Sauber Ferrari, 1:31.420. 20. Lance Stroll, Canada, Williams Mercedes, 1:31.503. Hamilton penalized “ ve grid places for an unscheduled gearbox change.NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACINGFOUR-WIDE NATIONALSFriday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas Qualifying continued Saturday for todays “ nal eliminations.Top Fuel1. Antron Bro wn, 3.772 seconds, 324.83 mph. 2. Doug Kalitta, 3.786, 320.51. 3. Leah Pritchett, 3.802, 320.58. 4. Tony Schumacher, 3.817, 318.39. 5. Billy Torrence, 3.819, 313.66. 6. Richie Crampton, 3.829, 313.66. 7. Brittany Force, 3.846, 301.60. 8. Scott Palmer, 3.850, 322.50. 9. Terry McMillen, 3.917, 252.05. 10. Troy Buff, 3.931, 283.37. 11. Clay Millican, 3.987, 236.46. 12. Terry Haddock, 4.025, 270.92. 13. Mike Salinas, 4.111, 278.46. 14. Steve Torrence, 4.394, 182.26.Funny Car1. Robert Hight, Chevy Camaro, 3.963, 321.42. 2. Tommy Johnson Jr., Dodge Charger, 3.983, 315.49. 3. Ron Capps, Charger, 3.992, 316.82. 4. Courtney Force, Camaro, 4.005, 313.00. 5. Jonnie Lindberg, Toyota Camry, 4.011, 306.46. 6. John Force, Camaro, 4.018, 314.39. 7. Gary Densham, Ford Mustang, 4.021, 306.26. 8. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.028, 310.05. 9. Shawn Langdon, Camry, 4.040, 302.28. 10. Del Worsham, Camry, 4.048, 312.93. 11. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.055, 310.48. 12. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.087, 310.91. 13. Jeff Diehl, Camry, 4.153, 303.91. 14. Jeff Arend, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.202, 288.83. 15. Phil Burkart, Charger, 4.307, 288.52. 16. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.319, 216.69. Not Quali“ ed: 17. J.R. Todd, 4.824, 164.01. 18. Jim Campbell, 5.023, 163.18. 19. Bob Bode, 5.728, 137.81. 20. Cruz Pedregon, 14.504, 64.70.Pro Stock1. Greg Anderson, Chevy Camaro, 6.669, 206.45. 2. Deric Kramer, Camaro, 6.681, 205.63. 3. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.702, 205.32. 4. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.705, 205.10. 5. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.709, 204.63. 6. Tanner Gray, Camaro, 6.710, 204.94. 7. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.714, 205.57. 8. Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.715, 204.35. 9. Shane Gray, Camaro, 6.722, 205.51. 10. Matt Hartford, Camaro, 6.734, 205.38. 11. Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.734, 204.88. 12. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.747, 205.44. 13. Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.754, 204.05. 14. Steve Graham, Camaro, 6.797, 203.25. 15. Joey Grose, Camaro, 6.961, 200.02. 16. Alan Prusiensky, Dodge Dart, 7.074, 196.39. TENNIS ITFDAVIS CUP WORLD GROUP Quarter“ nalsWinners to semi“ nals, Sept. 14-16France 2, Italy 1At Valletta Cambiaso ASD, Genoa, Italy Surface: Clay-OutdoorSinglesLucas Pouille, France, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6, 6-1. Fabio Fognini, Italy, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 6-7 (6), 6-2, 6-2, 6-3.DoublesPierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut, France, def. Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini, Italy, 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.Germany 2, Spain 1At Plaza de Toros de Valencia, Valencia, Spain Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Alexander Zverev, Germany, def. David Ferrer, Spain, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. Rafael Nadal, Spain, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3.DoublesTim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany, def. Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez, Spain, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 7-5.Croatia 2, Kazakhstan 1At Varazdin Arena, Varazdin, Croatia Surface: Clay-Indoor Singles Marin Cilic, Croatia, def. Dmitry Popko, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-1, 6-2. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def. Borna Coric, Croatia, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2.DoublesIvan Dodig and Nikola Mektic, Croatia, def. Timur Khabibulin and Aleksandr Nedovyesov, Kazakhstan, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.United States 3, Belgium 0At Curb Event Center Nashville, Tenn. Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles John Isner, United States, def. Joris De Loore, Belgium, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4. Sam Querrey, United States, def. Ruben Bemelmans, Belgium, 6-1, 7-6 (5), 7-5.DoublesRyan Harrison and Jack Sock, United States, def. Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen, Belgium, 5-7, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3), 6-4.WTA TOURVOLVO CAR OPENFriday at The Family Circle Tennis Center, Charleston, S.C. (Saturdays matches postponed to today because of weather.) Purse: $776,000 (Premier), Surface: Green Clay-OutdoorWomens Singles Quarter“ nalsJulia Goerges (5), Germany, def. Daria Kasatkina (3), Russia, 6-4, 6-3. Madison Keys (7), United States, def. Bernarda Pera, United States, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5. Anastasija Sevastova (8), Latvia, def. Kristyna Pliskova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-0. Kiki Bertens (12), Netherlands, def. Alize Cornet (14), France, 6-2, 7-5.Womens Doubles Quarter“ nalsMihaela Buzarnescu, Romania, and Heather Watson, Britain, def. Raquel Atawo, United States, and Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, 4-6, 6-3, 10-1. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, and Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, def. Nadiia Kichenok, Ukraine, and Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 6-3, 6-3.ABIERTO GNP SEGUROSSaturday at Club Sonoma, Monterrey, Mexico Purse: $226,750 (Intl.). Surface: Hard-OutdoorWomens Singles Semi“ nalsTimea Babos (4), Hungary, def. Sachia Vickery (7), United States, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2. Garbine Muguriza (1), Spain, def. Ana Bogdan (6), Romania, 6-0, 7-5. TRANSACTIONS BASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES „ Placed OF Colby Rasmus on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Jimmy Yacabonis from Norfolk (IL) LOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Assigned C Juan Graterol outright to Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned INF Nolan Fontana and RHP Parker Bridwell to Salt Lake. Recalled INF Ryan Schimpf and RHP Akeel Morris from Salt Lake. Sent LHP Andrew Heaney to Inland Empire (Cal) for a rehab assignment. NEW YORK YANKEES „ Placed 3B Brandon Drury and LHP CC Sabathia on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Jonathan Holder to Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre (IL). Recalled RHPs Domingo German and Luis Cessa from Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre. Selected the contract of 2B Jace Peterson from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS „ Designated OF Jeremy Hazelbaker for assignment. Claimed RHP Troy Scribner off waivers from the L.A. Angels and optioned him to Reno (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS „ Assigned RHP Zach Neal outright to Oklahoma City (PCL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Placed C Miguel Montero on paternity leave. Designated LHP Enny Romero for assignment. Selected the contract of C Jhonatan Solano from Syracuse (IL). Recalled 3B Matt Reynolds from Syracuse.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationATLANTA HAWKS „ Transferred G Josh Magette and F Andrew White III from Erie (NBAGL). Recalled Fs Tyler Cavanaugh and Jeremy Evans from Erie.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueCHICAGO BEARS „ Re-signed DL John Jenkins to a one-year contract. SCOREBOARD AUTO RACING 10 a.m. ESPN2 „ Formula One, Gulf Bahrain Grand Prix, at Sakhir, Bahrain 1 p.m. FS1 „ NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, O'Reilly Auto Parts 500, at Fort Worth, Texas BASKETBALL 4 p.m. ESPN2 „ High school, Jordan Brand Classic, at Brooklyn, N.Y. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 2 p.m. ESPN2 „ Florida at Alabama DRAG RACING 10:30 a.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Denso Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals, qualifying, at Las Vegas (taped) 5 p.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Denso Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals, “ nals, at Las Vegas (same-day tape) GOLF 1 p.m. CBS „ The Masters, “ nal round, at Augusta, Ga. MLB Noon MLB „ Regional coverage, Tampa Bay at Boston OR Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees 7 p.m. ESPN „ N.Y. 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Announcements, which must be dated and contain contact information, can be mailed to the Sports Department, P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 or emailed to sports@ pcnh.com. Events that require entry fees or registration costs that dont benefit charities or go toward the operating expenses of youth leagues or school booster clubs, or toward the purchase of trophies and awards are not eli-gible, and must run as an advertisement. Panhandle Seminole Club golfThe annual Panhandle Seminole Club Scholar-ship Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, April 12 at Indian Springs Golf Club in Marianna. Registration and warm-up will begin at noon CST with the shotgun start at 1 p.m. for this four-man scramble event. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first-, second-, and third-place teams. Entry is $65. Contact: Roy Baker 850-209-1326 or George Sweeney 850-482-5526. Bill Hopkins Memorial golfThe fourth annual Bill Hopkins Memo-rial Golf Classic to raise money for scholarships to Chipola College and to aid children through the Guardian ad Litem Program will be held Friday, April 20 at Indian Springs Golf Course in Marianna. The four-person scramble will have registration at noon and tee-off at 1 p.m. Entry is $65 and checks should be made payable to Marianna Rotary Club. Contact: Bill Wright 850-2090825 or 1955bwright@gmail.com Rutherford bene“ t golfA golf tournament to benefit the Rutherford High School girls golf team will be held Saturday, May 19 at Nature Walk Golf Club beginning with 8 a.m. registration. Entry is $65 per player, $250 per team, in the select shot event. Total team hand-icap must be higher than 40 with only one player with 5 handicap or less. Contact: Coach Kerri Miller 850-767-4500, millekm@bay.k12.fl.us or Mike Nethero 850-747-9130 netheromd@knology.netANNOUNCEMENTS PHILADELPHIA „ Claude Giroux earned his first career hat trick in the regular season and the Philadelphia Flyers clinched a playoff berth in their final regular-season game with a 5-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday.Giroux finished with 34 goals and 102 points. He extended his career highs in points and goals while becoming the sixth player in fran-chise history to reach 100 points in a season.Michael Raffl and Ivan Provorov also scored for the Flyers, who needed at least one point to make the playoffs and eliminate the Florida Panthers from postseason contention.The Flyers (42-2614) are returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2016, and will be vying for their third Stanley Cup. The club won back-to-back titles in 1973-74 and 1974-75.The Associated PressNHLGirouxs hat trick helps Flyers clinch playoff berth

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 C5By David LeeThe Augusta Chronicle A soggy Saturday failed to bog down the Patrick Reed machine.On a day full of off and on rain showers, Reeds game was much more consistent. Another day of attacking Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tourna-ment field has him in the final Sunday pairing.Reed carded 5-under-par 67 in the third round to maintain his lead at 14-under entering the final day of the Masters. A day after shooting 66 with three spurts of three consecu-tive birdies, the 27-year-old Augusta State product, who played Augusta National with his teammates during his All-American college days, produced two eagles and four birdies to sit three strokes ahead of Rory McIlroy.Any time you can come out and have the lead going into Sunday youre always going to be excited, but play-ing with Rory and being side by side is going to be fun,Ž Reed said.Another day in the 60s means Reed is one round away from all four rounds under 70, something thats never been done in the Masters. He entered this years tournament without a score under 70 in 12 Masters rounds.After a bogey on 3, Reed bounced back with a birdie on 5 on a 19-foot putt. A birdie on 8 sparked a threehole stretch of birdies that included a 25-foot putt on 9.A bogey on 12 was backed by an eagle on 13 when he drained a 14-foot putt, and he did the same on 15, this time from off the green with a chip from the front right side.The conditions, which produced softened greens compared to the first two days, caused Reed to have to adjust, especially on his putts. He had three more putts compared to Friday but hit two more greens and remained consistent throughout his game.The impact of Reeds round rippled down the leaderboard, as low rounds took on a sense of desperation to keep up. That included McIlroy, who shot 65 to finish 11-under and join Reed in the final pairing.McIlroy went bogey free with five birdies and an eagle. A combination of clutch iron play and long putts, capped by a dramatic 17-foot birdie putt on 18 that drew a fist pump, kept McIlroy just behind Reed and well within striking distance. Going for the career Grand Slam, the 28-year-old McIl-roy nearly holed out on the par-3 sixth before holing a 32-yard pitch for eagle on 8. He drained long birdie putts on 3, 4 and 15 before doing the same on 18 to end his round with momentum.I have the chance to win another major, so Im excited,Ž McIlroy said. You cant ask for much more. Ive been waiting for this chance, to be honest.ŽRickie Fowler and Jon Rahm matched McIlroy for low round of the day at 65, yet Fowler is in third at 9-under, five shots back of Reed, and Rahm is in fourth at 8-under, six strokes back.Steady Reed maintains the lead at MastersPatrick Reed celebrates an eagle on the 15th hole during the third round of the Masters Tournament on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga. [NIGEL COOK/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE] By Stephen WhynoThe Associated PressBeing healthy in the play-offs is taking priority over seeding, with a few teams sitting their top players Sat-urday in the final game of the regular season.MVP front-runner Taylor Hall will sit out the New Jersey Devils regular-season finale after the team clinched a playoff spot but can still move up the standings.New Jersey is resting Hall, fellow forwards Kyle Palm-ieri and Travis Zajac, and defenseman Sami Vatanen in Game 82 at Washington, and it isnt alone in taking precautions. The Columbus Blue Jackets wont play stars Artemi Panarin, Seth Jones, Zach Werenski and two-time Vezina Trophywinning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky in their final regular-season game at Nashville.Columbus coach John Tortorella told reporters he was absolutely notŽ trying to avoid facing the twotime defending Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round. New Jersey coach John Hynes similarly answered that giving Hall a break is more important after a grueling push to clinch the franchises first playoff berth since 2012.Were not looking to get in the playoffs and just be a Cinderella story,Ž Hynes said before his Devils faced the Metropolitan Division-champion Capitals on Saturday night. Were looking to get in the playoffs and win, and (Hall is) a big part of that.ŽHall, who is one goal short of reaching 40 for the first time in his career, said hes cool with the decision to rest instead of taking a chance on the eve of the playoffs.Its a good time to get some rest and recuperate a little bit,Ž said Hall, who has 93 points in 76 games and is expected to be a finalist for the Hart Trophy. Weve played a lot of hockey lately, and a lot of the stuff in the standings is out of our hands other than our game.ŽNo Eastern Conference first-round matchups have been determined going into the final weekend of the season. The only series thats set is the Winnipeg Jets facing the Minnesota Wild out West as the secondand third-place teams in the Central Division.There are still numerous combinations of matchups among the seven teams in the East that have clinched, with the Philadelphia Flyers and Florida Panthers still in the running for the final spot. Matchups can make a big difference in how the playoffs go, but players and coaches are careful not to look like theyre favoring one opponent over another.I learned a long time ago that you dont wish for certain opponents,Ž Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy said. It can backfire very quickly.ŽThe Tampa Bay Light-ning certainly arent playing that game. With a chance to clinch first place in the Atlantic Division and avoid facing the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round, the Lightning are expected to start backup Louis Domingue in net at Carolina instead of Andrei Vasilevskiy, who leads the NHL in wins.Devils, Blue Jackets sit top players for rest in Game 82Toronto goaltender Frederik Andersen, left, blocks a shot by New Jersey left wing Taylor Hall during the second period of Thursdays game in Newark, N.J. [JULIO CORTEZ/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] By Robbie AndreuGainesville SunDuring the uncertainty of his suspension and his season away from the game, Florida running back Jordan Scarlett seriously considered moving on and entering the NFL draft this spring.But something inside told him he needed to stay.His urge to return and atone for his wrong overwhelmed any thoughts he had about professional football.Hed let his teammates down once. He wasnt going to do it again.I just felt like I had a lot of unfinished business here, and I owe my team a lot from last year, so I decided to come back, give them everything Ive got,Ž Scarlett said after Fri-days practice. I said it would be better if I go finish school, graduate and get to have one more season with my guys.Theyll get 110 percent out of me. And go Gators because Ill be fighting to the end.ŽHad last season played out like Scarlett had planned, maybe he would be getting himself ready for the draft right now.Heading into last seasons opener, the consensus was that Scarlett likely was on the brink of having a breakout season after establishing himself as the starter in the second half of the 2016 season.But that season never happened.Early in the week of the Michigan game, the stunning news broke that Scarlett and wide receiver Rick Wells had been suspended indefinitely for possible credit card fraud, joining seven other teammates who had been suspended ear-lier in the summer for the same reason.The Scarlett news hit hard, especially with the timing of it.Yeah, it shocked me,Ž he said. But things happen.ŽIt not only shocked his team-mates, it also seemed to deflate them.I let them down,Ž Scarlett said. Going into that Michigan week I got pulled out and I know it shocked a lot of the guys because we had a lot in the game plan that revolved around me. I feel like, yeah, I have a lot to prove to those guys. Im going to help them out this year.ŽOne of the most difficult aspects of Scarletts suspension was that he had no idea how long it would last, or if it would even ever end.So, he kept working out, kept waiting, kept spending his Saturdays in front of the television watching his teammates struggle through a 4-7 season that would lead to the dismissal of Jim McElwain and the coaching staff.I wasnt sure if I was going to come back any week, so I was working out constantly, stay-ing on top of things, on top of my workouts,Ž he said. I was prepared just for the whole season. I worked out every day and sometimes twice a day because I didnt have much to do. I was staying prepared if I got that call to come back.Ž The waiting and uncertainty never ended last fall. Week after week, it was more of the same for Scarlett. Even after Scarlett and six of the others received pre-trial intervention in late October that would see the charges against them dropped if they met the requirements of the intervention, the indefinite suspension continued.Scarlett and three others„ Wells, linebacker Ventrell Miller and lineback James Houston„ did not learn until late January that they had been cleared by the university and new coach Dan Mullen to return to the team.It was very difficult, a tough time for me consider-ing how much I care about and love football,Ž Scarlett said. It was a time for me to sit back and reflect on life. It was a big learning lesson, also.I just learned that I cant take the game for granted. I realized in that whole time I was obviously taking it for granted when I made that mistake. I will never do it again.In the beginning it was really stressful because I really wasnt sure what was going to happen and how the consequences were going to play out. Thankfully, God blessed me and has me standing here today.ŽHeading into last season, Scarlett set a personal a goal of rushing for 1,000 yards. Hell have the same goal this season, but it might be tougher to attain because hes been out of the game for a season and the UF backfield appears deeper and more talented than when he left.That is a goal for me, but Im also trying to do whatever it takes to get my team to advance to the SEC Championship and hopefully national champion-ship,Ž he said.This spring Scarlett is com-peting for the starting role with Lamical Perine, Adarius Lemons and true freshmen Dameon Pierce and Iverson Clement.Scarlett said hes not sure what the playing rotation at running back will be in the fall.We have a lot of guys who can run the ball well that are physically capable of making guys miss,Ž he said. Weve got Malik Davis coming back, so its going to be a great season. I dont know these coaches too well. I dont know how they do their game prep and how they do their reps. But Ive bought into the system and Im willing to do whatever the coaches want.ŽScarlett is happy to be back, and grateful hes been given a second chance.Un nished businessUF running back Scarlett seeks redemptionUniversity of Florida running back Jordan Scarlett (25) breaks a tackle at practice in March. Scarlett, who was suspended inde“ nitely last season, is looking to atone for his mistake last season. [BRAD MCCLENNY/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER/FILE] UF footballWhat: Annual Orange & Blue Game When: 3 p.m. April 14 Where: Ben Hill Grif“ n Stadium Tickets: Free admission TV: SEC Network

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** C6 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUENATIONAL LEAGUEEAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Boston 7 1 .875 „ „ 7-1 W-7 2-0 5-1 Toronto 5 3 .625 2 „ 5-3 W-1 4-3 1-0 New York 5 4 .556 2 5-4 W-1 3-2 2-2 Baltimore 3 6 .333 4 2 3-6 L-1 1-2 2-4 Tampa Bay 1 7 .125 6 4 1-7 L-7 1-3 0-4 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Minnesota 4 3 .571 „ „ 4-3 L-1 1-1 3-2 Chicago 3 4 .429 1 1 3-4 L-2 0-2 3-2 Detroit 3 4 .429 1 1 3-4 W-2 1-4 2-0 Cleveland 3 5 .375 1 2 3-5 L-1 1-1 2-4 Kansas City 2 4 .333 1 2 2-4 W-1 0-2 2-2 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Houston 6 2 .750 „ „ 6-2 L-1 3-1 3-1 Los Angeles 6 2 .750 „ „ 6-2 W-3 3-1 3-1 Seattle 4 3 .571 1 4-3 W-1 2-1 2-2 Oakland 3 6 .333 3 2 3-6 L-2 3-5 0-1 Texas 3 6 .333 3 2 3-6 L-1 1-4 2-2 EAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY New York 6 1 .857 „ „ 6-1 W-4 4-1 2-0 Atlanta 5 2 .714 1 „ 5-2 W-3 4-2 1-0 Washington 4 4 .500 2 4-4 L-4 0-2 4-2 Philadelphia 3 4 .429 3 1 3-4 W-2 2-0 1-4 Miami 2 6 .250 4 2 2-6 L-4 2-4 0-2 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Pittsburgh 6 1 .857 „ „ 6-1 W-2 3-1 3-0 Milwaukee 5 4 .556 2 „ 5-4 L-1 2-4 3-0 Chicago 4 4 .500 2 4-4 W-1 0-0 4-4 St. Louis 4 4 .500 2 4-4 W-1 1-1 3-3 Cincinnati 1 5 .167 4 2 1-5 L-2 1-3 0-2 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Arizona 6 2 .750 „ „ 6-2 L-1 5-1 1-1 Colorado 4 4 .500 2 4-4 L-1 0-1 4-3 San Francisco 3 3 .500 2 3-3 W-1 1-1 2-2 Los Angeles 2 5 .286 3 2 2-5 L-3 2-2 0-3 San Diego 2 6 .250 4 2 2-6 W-1 1-6 1-0RED SOX 10, RAYS 3 T AMPA BAY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. S pan lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 .273 S mith rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .200 Gomez cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .115 Miller 1b 4 0 1 2 0 0 .200 Duffy 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .226 Cron dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 .167 Ramos c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .115 W endle 2b 3 1 2 0 0 1 .313 Hechavarria ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .200 T OTALS 32 3 6 3 0 9 BOSTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Betts rf 3 2 1 0 1 1 .345 Holt rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Benintendi lf 3 2 0 0 2 0 .154 Ramirez 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .303 a-Swihart ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 Martinez dh 2 2 1 2 1 1 .259 Bogaerts ss 3 2 2 6 1 1 .371 Devers 3b 3 1 2 2 1 0 .321 Nunez 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .258 Bradley Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .115 Leon c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .111 T OTALS 32 10 9 10 6 3 T AMPA BAY 200 000 010„ 3 6 0 BOSTON 440 000 20X„10 9 0 a-lined out for Ramirez in the 8th. LOB„Tampa Bay 2, Boston 5. 2B„Miller (1), Wendle (2), Betts (2), Bogaerts (7), Nunez (4). HR„Bogaerts (2), off Faria; Martinez (1), off Roe; Devers (1), off Roe. RBIs„Span (7), Miller 2 (4), Martinez 2 (4), Bogaerts 6 (9), Devers 2 (7). SF„Martinez. Runners left in scoring position„Tampa Bay 1 (Cron); Boston 3 (Bradley Jr. 2, Leon). RISP„Tampa Bay 2 for 5; Boston 4 for 7. Runners moved up„Bradley Jr.. GIDP„Smith. DP„Boston 1 (Walden, Bogaerts, Ramirez). T AMPA BAY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Faria, L, 0-1 1.2 5 8 8 5 0 73 14.29 Pruitt 4.1 1 0 0 1 2 57 5.19 Roe .1 3 2 2 0 1 20 7.36 Romo .2 0 0 0 0 0 9 3.00 Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.00 BOSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Porcello, W, 2-0 7.1 6 3 3 0 7 94 2.84 Walden 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 12 3.60 Inherited runners-scored„Pruitt 1-0, Romo 1-0, Walden 1-0. Umpires„Home, Alan Porter; First, Bill Miller; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, T odd Tichenor. T„2:48. A„31,821 (37,731). Y ANKEES 8, ORIOLES 3BALTIMORE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Mancini lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 .235 Machado ss 4 0 1 2 0 2 .306 S choop 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .225 J ones cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .231 Davis 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .100 Beckham 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .162 A lvarez dh 3 1 1 1 1 1 .250 S antander rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .130 S isco c 4 0 1 0 0 2 .235 T OTALS 34 3 6 3 2 10 NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Gardner cf 3 1 2 2 2 0 .222 J udge rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 .273 S tanton dh 2 0 0 0 2 0 .200 Gregorius ss 2 2 0 0 2 1 .367 A ustin 1b 4 1 2 2 0 1 .217 A ndujar 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 .067 Peterson lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .333 Romine c 4 1 1 1 0 0 .300 T orreyes 2b 4 2 3 0 0 0 .364 T OTALS 29 8 11 8 7 3 BALTIMORE 002 100 000„3 6 0 NEW YORK 020 012 30X„8 11 1 E„Gray (1). LOB„Baltimore 6, New York 5 2B„Mancini (1), Machado (2), Alvarez (1), Gardner (2), Judge (2), Torreyes (1). RBIs„Machado 2 (4), Alvarez (5), Gardner 2 (3), Judge 2 (7), Austin 2 (5), Andujar (1), Romine (1). SB„Gregorius (2). CS„ Peterson (1). SF„Andujar. Runners left in scoring position„Baltimore 6 (Schoop 3, Alvarez 2, Santander); New York 2 (Stanton, Austin). RISP„Baltimore 1 for 7; New York 3 for 12. Runners moved up„Beckham, Judge 2, Peterson, Stanton. GIDP„Gregorius, T orreyes. DP„Baltimore 2 (Davis, Machado, Tillman), (Beckham, Schoop, Davis). BALTIMORE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA T illman, L, 0-2 5.1 8 5 5 4 3 106 8.68 Bleier .2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.59 Y acabonis 1 2 3 3 2 0 27 27.00 Cortes Jr. 1 1 0 0 1 0 23 4.15 NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Gray, W, 1-0 6 4 3 3 2 4 86 3.60 Warren, H, 1 .1 2 0 0 0 0 13 3.38 Robertson, H, 2 1.2 0 0 0 0 4 20 6.35 Cessa 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 0.00 Inherited runners-scored„Bleier 2-0, Robertson 2-0. WP„Tillman 2. Umpires„Home, Jerry Meals; First, Ben May; Second, Ron Kulpa; Third, Ed Hickox. T „3:03. A„34,388 (54,251).METS 3, NATIONALS 2NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Cabrera 2b 5 1 2 1 0 1 .310 Cespedes lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 .222 Flores 1b 2 0 0 0 1 0 .100 b-Conforto ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 A .Gonzalez 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .278 Frazier 3b 3 1 1 1 1 1 .208 dArnaud c 4 0 1 1 0 2 .300 Bruce rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 .286 Lagares cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 .462 Matz p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 a-Reyes ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Robles p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Ramos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --d-Nimmo ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .375 Rhame p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Blevins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Familia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Rosario ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 .316 TOTALS 34 3 8 3 5 10 WASHINGTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Turner ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 .241 Rendon 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 .273 Reynolds 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Harper rf 3 1 1 1 1 1 .292 Zimmerman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .115 Kendrick 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .333 Taylor cf 4 1 0 0 0 2 .120 Goodwin lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .357 Severino c 3 0 2 1 0 0 .571 e-Adams ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 G.Gonzalez p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Grace p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Kintzler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Eaton ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .435 Madson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Doolittle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 31 2 5 2 3 10 NEW YORK 000 001 200„3 8 1 WASHINGTON 000 011 000„2 5 1 a-grounded out for Matz in the 6th. b-pinch hit for Flores in the 7th. c-popped out for Kintzler in the 7th. d-walked for Ramos in the 8th. e-grounded out for Severino in the 9th. E„Frazier (2), Goodwin (1). LOB„New York 9, Washington 6. 2B„Cabrera (3), Frazier (3), Bruce (3). HR„Harper (5), off Robles. RBIs„Cabrera (2), Frazier (5), dArnaud (3), Harper (10), Severino (2). SB„Nimmo (1), Turner (4), Harper (1), Taylor (4), Goodwin (1), Severino (1). S„Goodwin. Runners left in scoring position„New York 6 (dArnaud 2, Matz 2, Rosario, Reyes); Washington 3 (Zimmerman, Kendrick, Reynolds). RISP„New York 1 for 11; Washington 2 for 8. Runners moved up„Cespedes 2, Frazier. GIDP„Matz. DP„Washington 1 (Kendrick, Turner, Zimmerman). NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Matz 5 3 1 0 2 8 93 3.00 Robles, W, 1-0 1 2 1 1 0 1 25 3.00 Ramos, H, 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.00 Rhame, H, 1 .1 0 0 0 0 0 6 4.50 Blevins 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0.00 Familia, S, 4-4 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 21 0.00 WASHINGTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA G.Gonzalez 5.1 6 1 1 3 6 92 1.59 Grace .2 0 0 0 0 0 7 3.18 Kintzler, L,0-1, BS,1-1 1 2 2 2 1 1 15 18.00 Madson 1 0 0 0 1 1 15 0.00 Doolittle 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 4.50 Blevins pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Inherited runners-scored„Familia 1-0, Grace 2-0. Umpires„Home, Marty Foster; First, Mark Ripperger; Second, Joe West; Third, Doug Eddings. T„2:59. A„28,952 (41,313).TIGERS 6, WHITE SOX 1DETROIT AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Martin cf 4 1 0 0 1 2 .185 Candelario 3b 4 0 2 0 1 1 .226 Cabrera 1b 4 0 1 3 1 1 .308 1-Goodrum pr-1b 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286 Castellanos rf 4 0 1 0 1 1 .367 Martinez dh 3 1 0 0 1 2 .286 2-Reyes pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Stumpf p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Farmer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --McCann c 3 1 0 1 1 0 .208 Jones lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .333 Iglesias ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 .087 Machado 2b 5 1 2 2 0 1 .300 TOTALS 33 6 6 6 8 9 CHICAGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Moncada 2b 4 1 2 0 1 1 .200 Garcia rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 .323 Abreu 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .300 Davidson dh 3 0 0 0 1 2 .280 Delmonico lf 4 0 2 0 0 1 .235 Castillo c 3 0 2 0 1 0 .261 Anderson ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 .269 Sanchez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .333 Engel cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .174 TOTALS 34 1 8 1 4 7 DETROIT 002 012 001„6 6 1 CHICAGO 000 000 100„1 8 0 1-ran for Cabrera in the 9th. 2-ran for Martinez in the 9th. E„Candelario (1). LOB„Detroit 12, Chicago 11. 2B„Castellanos (2), Machado (6), Moncada (2), Delmonico (1), Castillo (2). RBIs„Cabrera 3 (8), McCann (5), Machado 2 (7), Garcia (3). SB„Jones 2 (2), Iglesias (1), Goodrum (2). SF„Garcia. Runners left in scoring position„Detroit 9 (Martin, Candelario, Castellanos 2, McCann 2, Iglesias, Machado 2); Chicago 6 (Moncada 2, Abreu 2, Castillo, Sanchez). RISP„Detroit 2 for 18; Chicago 0 for 8. Runners moved up„Cabrera, Iglesias, Anderson. GIDP„Davidson. DP„Detroit 1 (Iglesias, Machado, Cabrera). DETROIT IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Fulmer, W,1-1 5.1 6 0 0 3 4 92 0.68 Wilson 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 25 5.14 Jimenez 1 1 0 0 0 2 19 0.00 Stumpf .2 0 0 0 1 0 22 0.00 Farmer .1 0 0 0 0 0 2 19.29 CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Giolito, L, 0-1 5.2 4 5 5 3 4 94 6.17 Santiago 2.1 2 0 0 1 3 49 5.79 Minaya 0 0 1 1 4 0 23 27.00 Infante 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 23.62 Minaya pitched to 4 batters in the 9th. Inherited runners-scored„Wilson 1-0, Farmer 2-0, Santiago 1-0, Infante 3-0. HBP„Giolito 3 (Iglesias,Martinez,McCann), Santiago (Jones). WP„Wilson. Umpires„Home, James Hoye; First, Jeff Kellogg; Second, Chris Segal; Third, Marvin Hudson. T„3:39. A„16,625 (40,615).MARINERS 11, TWINS 4SEATTLE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Gordon cf 5 0 1 2 0 0 .367 Segura ss 5 2 2 0 0 2 .379 Cano 2b 2 2 1 1 2 1 .440 Romine 2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Haniger rf 4 1 1 0 1 0 .333 Seager 3b 5 2 2 2 0 0 .192 Vogelbach dh 3 0 0 0 0 3 .267 b-Motter ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 .250 Healy 1b 4 1 1 3 0 1 .091 Suzuki lf 3 1 2 0 0 0 .263 Heredia lf 1 1 1 2 0 0 .286 Marjama c 4 1 1 0 0 2 .133 TOTALS 39 11 12 10 3 12 MINNESOTA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Dozier 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .290 Mauer 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .364 d-LaMarre ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 .667 Sano 3b 2 1 1 1 3 1 .296 Rosario lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 .231 e-Garver ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .125 Morrison dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .053 Escobar ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 .400 Kepler rf 1 0 0 0 1 0 .273 a-Grossman ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 2 .100 Buxton cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .185 Castro c 2 0 0 0 1 1 .063 c-Adrianza ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200 TOTALS 35 4 9 4 5 7 SEATTLE 000 320 051„11 120 MINNESOTA 000 003 001„ 4 9 2 a-struck out for Kepler in the 6th. b-struck out for Vogelbach in the 8th. c-doubled for Castro in the 9th. d-singled for Mauer in the 9th. e-struck out for Rosario in the 9th. E„Sano (2), Rosario (1). LOB„Seattle 4, Minnesota 9. 2B„Segura (3), Healy (1), Marjama (2), Mauer (3), Sano (3), Rosario (1), Adrianza (1). HR„Seager (1), off Berrios; Heredia (1), off Hildenberger. RBIs„Gordon 2 (3), Cano (3), Seager 2 (4), Healy 3 (4), Heredia 2 (3), Sano (8), Rosario (2), Escobar (6), LaMarre (1). SB„Rosario (2). Runners left in scoring position„Seattle 2 (Haniger, Motter); Minnesota 5 (Morrison 4, Garver). RISP„Seattle 5 for 9; Minnesota 4 for 9. Runners moved up„Seager, Dozier. SEATTLE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Leake, W, 2-0 5 3 2 2 4 0 92 3.00 Rzepczynski .1 2 1 1 0 1 15 6.75 Altavilla, H, 2 .2 0 0 0 0 1 6 2.45 Vincent, H, 3 .1 2 0 0 1 1 20 5.40 Nicasio, H, 4 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 20 5.79 Pazos 1 2 1 1 0 2 24 9.00 MINNESOTA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Berrios, L, 1-1 4.2 6 5 5 0 7 77 3.29 Moya 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 30 7.71 Pressly 1 1 0 0 0 0 14 0.00 Duke .1 2 3 3 1 1 16 16.87 Hildenberger .2 2 2 2 0 1 12 4.50 Kinley 1 1 1 1 1 2 22 9.00 Leake pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. Inherited runners-scored„Rzepczynski 1-1, Altavilla 1-0, Nicasio 3-0, Moya 1-0, Hildenberger 3-3. WP„Kinley. Umpires„Home, Adam Hamari; First, Tom Hallion; Second, Phil Cuzzi; Third, Dan Bellino. T„3:36. A„18,416 (39,504).CARDINALS 5, DIAMONDBACKS 3ARIZONA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Peralta lf 4 1 0 0 1 2 .300 Marte ss-2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 .206 Goldschmidt 1b 4 1 1 0 1 2 .115 Pollock cf 3 1 2 1 1 0 .323 Descalso 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .211 Owings 2b-rf 4 0 1 2 0 2 .400 Dyson rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .188 Koch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Avila ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125 Salas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Mathis c 3 0 0 0 1 2 .125 Greinke p 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 Ahmed ss 2 0 0 0 0 2 .421 TOTALS 31 3 5 3 7 12 ST. LOUIS AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Fowler rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .147 Pham cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 .281 Carpenter 3b 3 1 1 1 0 2 .200 Ozuna lf 4 1 3 0 0 0 .324 Martinez 1b 4 1 2 4 0 0 .357 Molina c 4 0 2 0 0 0 .290 DeJong ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 .333 Wong 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .056 Wacha p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Leone p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-Bader ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Bowman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Hicks p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Norris p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 33 5 10 5 0 9 ARIZONA 101 000 010„3 5 0 ST. LOUIS 104 000 00X„5 10 1 a-struck out for Leone in the 6th. b-walked for Koch in the 8th. E„Carpenter (1). LOB„Arizona 9, St. Louis 5. 2B„Marte (1), Pollock (6), Fowler (2). HR„Martinez (2), off Greinke. RBIs„Pollock (5), Owings 2 (6), Carpenter (3), Martinez 4 (8). SF„Carpenter. S„Greinke. Runners left in scoring position„Arizona 6 (Marte 2, Goldschmidt, Dyson 2, Mathis); St. Louis 2 (Molina, DeJong). RISP„Arizona 2 for 13; St. Louis 3 for 6. Runners moved up„Peralta, Descalso, Owings, Martinez, Molina. GIDP„Pollock. DP„St. Louis 1 (Carpenter, Wong, Martinez). ARIZONA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Greinke, L, 0-1 5 9 5 5 0 5 86 5.06 Koch 2 0 0 0 0 3 34 0.00 Salas 1 1 0 0 0 1 16 2.57 ST. LOUIS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Wacha, W, 1-1 5 4 2 2 5 5 89 5.59 Leone, H, 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 14 3.86 Bowman, H, 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 14 5.40 Hicks, H, 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 19 0.00 Norris, S, 1-1 1 1 0 0 0 3 17 0.00 Greinke pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. Inherited runners-scored„Koch 1-0. Umpires„Home, Mike Winters; First, Tim Timmons; Second, Rob Drake; Third, Mike Muchlinski. T„2:58. A„41,113 (45,538).CUBS 5, BREWERS 2CHICAGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Happ cf 5 0 1 2 0 3 .179 Bryant 3b-1b 3 1 3 1 2 0 .364 Schwarber lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .200 Strop p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Lester ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 Morrow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Contreras c 4 0 0 0 1 2 .250 La Stella 2b-3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .364 Caratini 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .200 1-Russell pr-ss 0 1 0 0 0 0 .308 Heyward rf 2 1 0 0 2 0 .208 Baez ss-2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 .154 Darvish p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 a-Almora ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 Duensing p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Cishek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Zobrist lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 .333 TOTALS 33 5 8 5 7 9 MILWAUKEE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Cain cf 3 0 0 1 0 0 .270 Thames 1b 4 1 1 1 0 2 .240 Braun lf 3 0 0 0 1 3 .179 Shaw 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .289 Santana rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .276 Villar 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .290 Arcia ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 .148 Bandy c 2 1 0 0 0 1 .111 Davies p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Drake p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Jeffress p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Jennings p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Sogard ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .077 Barnes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Hoover p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 30 2 4 2 1 13 CHICAGO 000 001 004„5 8 0 MILWAUKEE 000 100 010„2 4 2 a-grounded out for Darvish in the 7th. b-doubled for Jennings in the 8th. c-out on sacri“ce bunt for Strop in the 9th. 1-ran for Caratini in the 9th. E„Shaw (2), Arcia (2). LOB„Chicago 9, Milwaukee 4. 2B„Caratini (1), Sogard (1). 3B„Bryant (1). HR„Bryant (2), off Davies; Thames (3), off Darvish. RBIs„Happ 2 (3), Bryant (6), Zobrist (2), Lester (1), Cain (5), Thames (5). CS„Bryant (1). SF„Cain. S„Lester. Runners left in scoring position„Chicago 5 (Happ 2, Contreras, La Stella 2); Milwaukee 2 (Thames, Shaw). RISP„Chicago 2 for 9; Milwaukee 0 for 2. GIDP„Almora. DP„Milwaukee 1 (Shaw, Villar, Thames). CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Darvish 6 2 1 1 1 9 94 5.23 Duensing .1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.00 Cishek 1 1 1 1 0 1 19 1.69 Strop, W, 2-0 .2 0 0 0 0 1 6 0.00 Morrow, S, 1-1 1 1 0 0 0 2 17 0.00 MILWAUKEE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Davies 6 4 1 1 3 8 101 5.40 Drake 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 15 1.59 Jeffress 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1.69 Jennings .2 0 0 0 0 0 11 1.69 Barnes, L, 0-1, BS,1-2 .2 3 4 2 2 0 24 2.70 Hoover .1 0 0 0 1 0 12 0.00 Jeffress pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Inherited runners-scored„Strop 2-1, Jennings 1-0, Hoover 2-0. HBP„Cishek (Bandy). WP„Darvish. Umpires„Home, Chris Conroy; First, Fieldin Culbreth; Second, Brian ONora; Third, Chad Whitson. T„3:26. A„43,331 (41,900).ROYALS 1, INDIANS 0KANSAS CITY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Jay lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .273 Merri“eld rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .217 Moustakas 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .174 Duda dh 4 1 1 1 0 2 .222 Cuthbert 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .222 Goins 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .250 Escobar ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 .200 Gordon cf 2 0 0 0 1 0 .150 Butera c 2 0 0 0 1 1 .214 TOTALS 30 1 3 1 2 9 CLEVELAND AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Lindor ss 4 0 2 0 0 1 .212 Kipnis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .133 Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .067 Brantley lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .125 Encarnacion dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 .222 Alonso 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .167 Chisenhall rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 a-Davis ph-rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .231 Perez c 2 0 0 0 1 1 .000 Zimmer cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .167 TOTALS 32 0 6 0 1 10 KANSAS CITY 000 000 100„1 3 1 CLEVELAND 000 000 000„0 6 1 a-struck out for Chisenhall in the 2nd. E„Butera (1), Perez (1). LOB„Kansas City 4, Cleveland 6. 2B„Lindor (1). HR„Duda (2), off Bauer. RBIs„Duda (7). SB„Escobar (1), Gordon (1), Lindor (3), Davis (3). CS„Lindor (1). Runners left in scoring position„Kansas City 2 (Butera 2); Cleveland 2 (Brantley, Zimmer). RISP„Kansas City 0 for 1; Cleveland 0 for 4. KANSAS CITY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Kennedy, W, 1-0 6 4 0 0 0 8 101 0.75 Boyer, H, 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 20 12.00 Grimm, H, 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 8 2.70 Herrera, S, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 0.00 CLEVELAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Bauer, L, 0-1 8 3 1 1 2 7 100 2.08 Olson 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 5.40 Umpires„Home, Will Little; First, Ted Barrett; Second, Lance Barksdale; Third, Roberto Ortiz. T„2:29. A„17,362 (35,225).PHILLIES 20, MARLINS 1MIAMI AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Dietrich lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .278 Brinson cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .184 Castro 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .314 Guerrero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Lee rf 1 0 1 0 0 0 .167 Bour 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .167 Anderson 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .281 Maybin rf 3 0 1 0 0 2 .321 Tazawa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Holaday p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .100 Rojas ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 .233 Wallach c 2 0 0 0 0 2 .095 OGrady p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Rivera 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .111 Peters p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Turner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Telis c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 TOTALS 32 1 5 0 1 10 PHILADELPHIA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Hernandez 2b 3 1 1 1 1 0 .308 Williams lf 2 1 1 0 0 0 .154 Santana 1b 4 2 2 3 0 0 .192 Florimon ss 2 1 1 0 0 0 .333 Kingery ss-2b 5 2 2 1 1 2 .261 Hoskins lf-1b 3 3 2 3 2 1 .435 Herrera cf 5 2 3 0 0 2 .333 Franco 3b 4 3 2 6 1 0 .316 Altherr rf 4 2 1 4 1 2 .091 Alfaro c 5 2 3 2 0 2 .286 Velasquez p 4 1 2 0 0 1 .500 Thompson p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 TOTALS 42 20 20 20 6 11 MIAMI 100 000 000„ 1 5 0 PHILADELPHIA 504 802 10X„20 20 1 E„Alfaro (2). LOB„Miami 5, Philadelphia 5. 2B„Castro (2), Kingery (3), Hoskins (4), Herrera (2), Franco (1). HR„Franco (2), off Peters; Altherr (1), off Peters; Santana (2), off Turner; Alfaro (1), off Tazawa. RBIs„ Hernandez (2), Santana 3 (6), Kingery (1), Hoskins 3 (6), Franco 6 (11), Altherr 4 (5), Alfaro 2 (2). SF„Hoskins. Runners left in scoring position„Miami 4 (Dietrich, Anderson 2, Holaday); Philadelphia 3 (Santana, Herrera, Franco). RISP„Miami 0 for 8; Philadelphia 9 for 14. Runners moved up„Brinson, Anderson, Hernandez. GIDP„Hernandez. DP„Miami 1 (Castro, Bour). MIAMI IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Peters, L,1-1 2.2 9 9 9 3 3 84 9.35 Turner 1 6 8 8 3 1 46 15.88 OGrady 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 25 1.93 Guerrero 1 4 2 2 0 1 20 10.13 Tazawa 1 1 1 1 0 2 17 1.59 Holaday 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 0.00 PHILADELPHIA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Velasquez, W,1-1 6 4 1 1 1 6 98 5.19 Thompson, S,1-1 3 1 0 0 0 4 39 7.20 Inherited runners-scored„Turner 2-0, OGrady 1-0. WP„Velasquez 2. Umpires„Home, Scott Barry; First, Carlos Torres; Second, Kerwin Danley; Third, Paul Nauert. T„3:21. A„33,660 (43,647).THIS DATE IN BASEBALL1934: The Philadelphia Athletics and the Philadelphia Phillies played the “rst legal Sunday baseball game in Philadelphia. The exhibition game was made possible when the state made Sunday baseball a local option and the city approved it in a referendum ballot. 1969: The Montreal Expos played their “rst regularseason game: the “rst international contest in major league history: and defeated the New York Mets, 11-10, at Shea Stadium. 1974: In the opener in Atlanta, Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths career record by hitting his 715th home run off Los Angeles left-hander Al Downing in the fourth inning. The Braves beat the Dodgers 7-4 before a crowd of nearly 54,000. 1986: Jim Presley of the Seattle Mariners hit home runs in the ninth and 10th innings for a come-from-behind 8-4 opening day victory over the California Angels.BOX SCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSN.Y. Yankees 8, Baltimore 3: Sonny Gray pitched six effective innings for New York. Boston 10, Tampa Bay 3: Xander Bogaerts hit the “rst grand slam by a Boston player since the end of the 2016 season to power the Red Sox. Detroit 6, Chicago White Sox 1: Miguel Cabrera drove in three runs for Detroit. Seattle 11, Minnesota 4: Kyle Seager and Guillermo Heredia homered for the Mariners in cold Minnesota. Kansas City 1, Cleveland 0: The Royals Lucas Duda homered off Trevor Bauer for the games only run. N.Y. Mets 3, Washington 2: Asdrubal Cabrera hit an RBI double and scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting New York. St. Louis 5, Arizona 3: Jose Martinez homered and drove in four runs as the Cardinals snapped the Diamondbacks four-game win streak. Chicago Cubs 5, Milwaukee 2: Ian Happ hit a tiebreaking two-run single during Chicagos four-run ninth, helping the Cubs beat the Brewers. Philadelphia 20, Miami 1: Maikel Franco and Aaron Altherr each hit a grand slam to power the Phillies high-powered offense. LATE: San Diego at Houston Toronto at Texas Oakland at L.A. Angels L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco Cincinnati at Pittsburgh Atlanta at ColoradoTODAYS PITCHING COMPARISON FRIDAYS GAMES American League Cleveland 3, Kansas City 2 Baltimore 7, N.Y. Yankees 3, 14 innings Toronto 8, Texas 5 L.A. Angels 13, Oakland 9 National League L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, ppd. Atlanta 8, Colorado 3 Pittsburgh 14, Cincinnati 3 Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 4 Interleague San Diego 4, Houston 1 MONDAYS GAMES American League Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Detroit at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Houston at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m. National League Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Atlanta at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.BASEBALL CALENDARAPRIL 17-18: Cleveland vs. Minnesota at San Juan, Puerto Rico. MAY 16-17: Owners meetings, New York. JUNE 4: Amateur draft starts. JUNE 15: International amateur signing period closes. JULY 2: International amateur signing period opens. JULY 6: Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline. JULY 17: All-Star Game, Washington. JULY 29: Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y. JULY 31: Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. OCT. 2-3: Wild-card games. DEC. 10-13: Winter meetings, Las Vegas. A MERICAN LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. Cano Sea 7 25 8 11 .440 MChapman Oak 9 34 7 14 .412 Simmons LAA 8 34 7 14 .412 Correa Hou 7 22 7 9 .409 Altuve Hou 8 32 7 13 .406 Segura Sea 7 29 6 11 .379 Smoak Tor 8 29 6 11 .379 Andrus Tex 9 35 5 13 .371 Bogaerts Bos 8 35 7 13 .371 Castellanos Det 7 30 8 11 .367 DGordon Sea 7 30 4 11 .367 Gregorius NYY 9 30 10 11 .367 NATIONAL LEAGUE Player G AB R H Pct. Eaton Was 7 23 10 10 .435 Tucker Atl 7 23 5 10 .435 FFreeman Atl 7 22 10 9 .409 Iannetta Col 6 22 2 9 .409 RFlaherty Atl 7 25 7 10 .400 Hoskins Phi 6 20 3 8 .400 Owings Ari 8 25 7 10 .400 Yelich Mil 6 26 6 10 .385 Panik SF 6 21 4 8 .381 Galvis SD 8 27 2 10 .370 Swanson Atl 6 27 4 10 .370TOP TENNATIONAL LEAGUE 2018 TEAM 2017 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Cincinnati Mahle (R) 1-0 0.00 1-0 0-1 11.0 2.45 Pittsburgh Taillon (R) 1:35p 1-0 3.38 1-0 0-2 24.2 6.20 Miami Richards (R) 0-1 10.39 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.00 Philadelphia Arrieta (R) 1:35p 0-0 0.00 0-0 2-0 13.0 2.08 Chicago Quintana (L) 0-1 9.00 0-1 1-1 15.0 1.20 Milwaukee Anderson (R) 2:10p 0-0 3.60 2-0 2-2 20.1 4.87 Arizona Walker (R) 0-0 5.40 1-0 0-1 12.0 4.50 St. Louis Weaver (R) 2:15p 1-0 1.80 1-0 0-1 5.0 7.20 Atlanta Teheran (R) 0-0 10.13 2-0 1-0 14.1 1.26 Colorado Freeland (L) 3:10p 0-1 6.75 0-1 0-0 12.0 5.25 Los Angeles Kershaw (L) 0-2 2.25 0-2 4-1 34.0 1.59 San Francisco Blach (L) 4:05p 1-1 5.79 1-1 1-2 25.1 3.20 New York Harvey (R) 0-0 0.00 1-0 0-0 11.0 4.91 Washington Roark (R) 8:08p 1-0 1.29 1-0 1-0 12.2 4.26AMERICAN LEAGUE 2018 TEAM 2017 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Baltimore Wright Jr. (R) 0-0 5.40 0-1 0-0 7.2 8.22 New York Montgomery (L) 1:05p 0-0 1.80 1-0 2-1 27.0 2.67 Tampa Bay TBD ( ) 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Boston Rodriguez (L) 1:05p 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-1 5.2 3.18 Kansas City Hammel (R) 0-1 9.00 0-1 3-2 31.1 4.88 Cleveland Clevinger (R) 1:10p 1-0 0.00 1-0 2-0 16.2 2.16 Seattle Gonzales (L) 1-0 4.26 1-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Minnesota Lynn (R) 2:10p 0-1 11.25 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.00 Detroit Fiers (R) 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Chicago Lopez (R) 2:10p 0-0 1.50 0-1 1-0 7.0 5.14 Toronto Garcia (L) 0-0 1.50 1-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Texas Hamels (L) 3:05p 1-1 3.37 1-1 0-0 0.0 0.00 Oakland G raveman (R) 0-1 8.10 1-1 1-1 29.0 4.66 Los Angeles Ohtani (R) 4:07p 1-0 4.50 1-0 0-0 0.0 0.00INTERLEAGUE 2018 TEAM 2017 VS OPP PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA San Diego Ross (R) 1-0 4.50 1-0 1-0 5.2 4.76 Houston Morton (R) 2:10p 1-0 0.00 1-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 KEY: TEAM REC-Teams Record in games started by todays pitcher. VS OPP-Pitchers record versus this opponent. FRIDAYS GAMES American League Cleveland 3, Kansas City 2 Baltimore 7, N.Y. Yankees 3, 14 innings Toronto 8, Texas 5 L.A. Angels 13, Oakland 9 National League L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, ppd. Atlanta 8, Colorado 3 Pittsburgh 14, Cincinnati 3 Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 4 Interleague San Diego 4, Houston 1 MONDAYS GAMES American League Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, 1:10 p.m. Detroit at Cleveland, 5:10 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Houston at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Seattle at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m. National League Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m. Atlanta at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Milwaukee at St. Louis, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Miami, 6:10 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 C7wouldnt be as big as the girls, but yesterday it was bigger than one of the girls crowds,Ž Green said Saturday as the boys state championships was winding down.We did have one thing different with an injury that required medical assistance and with a doctor and three trainers here I thought we handled that.ŽGreen said that Arnold parked about 300 cars on Friday, which meant a $3,000 benefit to the schools general fund for athletics. Another 200 cars was expected on Saturday, for a surplus of $5,000 for the weekend, not counting revenue from concession minus other operational expenditures.Arnold has a two-year contract with the Florida High School Athletics Association to stage the weightlifting finals at a site not accustomed to drawing high schools from around the state to compete.Green didnt discount that the FHSAA might want to come back to the Panhandle after that commitment expires.I think they enjoyed bringing it up here,Ž Green said. Enjoyed our facilities, and the fact we had 50 volunteers helping us put it together.ŽFive state records were equaled or surpassed during the competitions, that began with the 1A finals on Friday.It concluded with Port Charlotte heavyweight Devin Leacock setting new standards for the clean and jerk at 410 pounds and total weight at 880, destroying the latter mark by 60 pounds.One of the records tied eearlier was by New Smyrna senior Josh Hib-bard at 139 poundsin the bench press.Hibbard fashioned a two-week-old tattoo that read I will never accept defeatŽ high on his left arm.The senior said he is shipping out with the U.S. Army in July, thus the tattoo.Its the soldiers creed, and the helmet represents a warrior,Ž Hibbard said.I want another challenge, and the military will give me that challenge.ŽHe didnt have to worry about that on Saturday as he not only won his second state title, he tied the state record established in 2003 at 325 pounds in the bench press.It was easy to balance which achievement had the biggest impact on him. Hibbard was a state champion at 129 last year and placed a close second at 119 as a sophomore.The state record,Ž Hibbard said emphati-cally. It was my goal last year and I unofficially tied it at region.I wound up smoking 325, but that still was a good way to end.ŽIt also was a good way to finish two successful days of competition at Arnold High School. 119 „ Not available. 129 „ 1. Darren Crooms, Auburndale 255-215-470, 2.. Victor Velez, Sunlake 225-225-450, 3. Phu Bui, Spruce Creek 225220-445, 4. Alexander Alvares, Wiregrass 245-195-440, 5. Eric Gieger, Creekside 210220-430, 6. Cameron Scheerer, Harmoney 225-200-425. 139 „ 1. Josh Hibbard, New Smyrna Beach 325-250-575, 2. Brett McCarroll, Harmony 260-255-515, 3. Peter Pollack, North Port 245-245-490, 4. Shane Thornton, Lecanto 265-215-480, 5. Johnnie Parrish, Auburndale, 260-205-465, 6. Peyton Thompson, Creekside 230-235-465. 154 „ 1. Tyler Nguyen, Fleming Island 315-330-645, 2. Trevor Grilley, New Smyrna Beach 290-315-605, 3. Bryce Mattos, Timber Creek 290-280-570, 4. Thien Bui, Spruce Creek 305-265, 570, 5. DJ Pimienta, Fleming Island 295-230-525, 6. Michael Emigh, Choctawhathcee 255-265-520. 169 „ 1. Vincent Sneed, Spruce Creek 330-320-650, 2. Ian Lunsford, Niceville 330280-610, 3. Avinash Jawahir, Dr. Phillips 310-295-605,4. Dillon Mountcastle, Park Vista 315-290-605, 5. Nahum Guerrero, Palmetto 260-315-575, 6. Vernell Fletcher, Oak Ridge 315-240-555. 183 „ 1. Alex Newman, Bartram Trail 370-330-700, 2. Kaden Jones, Columbia 370-280-650, 3. Daniel Bost, Navarre 325295-620,4. Mark Santaniello, Timber Creek 350-250-600, 5. Omare Green, Navarre, 310-280-590, 6. Marvin Scott, Spruce Creek 340-250-590. 199 „ 1. Jakobi Baker, Oakleaf 375-315690, 2. William Davis, Lake Region 375280-655, 3. Jackson Durden, Bartram Trail 320-305-625, 4. Jayden Grant, Charlotte 310-300-610, 5. Mitch Nguyen, Sarasota 290-310-600, 6. Garrett Breeding, Harmony 330-270-600. 219 „ 1. Josh Carter, Navarre 335-325-660, 2. Joshua Booker, Manatee 370-290-660, 3. Davin White, Lake Brantley 380-275-655, 4. Callahan Phillips Niceville 345-300-645, 5. Tylin Lockridge, Flagler Palm Coast 345300-645, 6. Anthony Pearsall, University 335-300-635. 238 „ 1. Isaac Attias, Spruce Creek 380295 675, 2. Jeanty Luidson, Port Charlotte 370-300-670, 3. Winston Bailes, Gulf Breeze 325-340-665, 4. Brett Gerber, Manatee 335-305-640, 5. Josh Colston, East Ridge 355-285-640, 6. Jacobi Smith, Navarre 375-265-640. Heavyweight „ 1. Devin Leacock, Port Charlotte 470-410-880, 2. Jared Grif“ th, Riverview 445-340-785, 3. Jonah Mele, Lecanto 450-255-705, 4. Dion Bergan, Osceola 345-355-700, 5. Buddy Rowe, St. Augustine 360-315-675, 6. Tyler Falvey, Lake Brantley 370-295-665. MEETFrom Page C1 The Associated PressLOS ANGELES „ After four games with their defense leading the way, the Denver Nuggets turned to their offense Saturday and regained control of their playoff destiny. The Nuggets made 10 of their first 12 shots and they ran off to a 134-115 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.They will reach the post-season if they win their last two games.At this time of the year, its all about finding a way to get wins,Ž Nuggets coach Mike Malone said. Were playing Get-It-Done basketball. Were getting it done. Going into tonight, wed been playing good defense. We controlled the game, won all four quarters, another big step in the right direction.ŽWill Barton scored 31 points and Nikola Jokic added 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists as the Nuggets posted their fifth straight win to pull into a tie with the Minnesota Timberwolves for eighth place in the Western Conference with two games to play. Both teams are 45-35.The Nuggets finish the regular season at home against Portland on Monday night.I think overall „ offensively, defensively, controlling our turnovers, I think were playing over-all our best basketball,Ž Paul Millsap said. Not our best offense weve played all year, not necessarily our best defense, but to be a good team you have to have balance.ŽIt all sets up for the Nuggets season-ending game against the Timber-wolves in Minneapolis on Wednesday night. Minnesota, which holds the tiebreaker over the Nuggets, hosts Memphis on Monday night.Our guys have really taken that to heart,Ž Malone said. Theres a belief in that locker room, a lot of positivity. I think were all in, 100 percent, believing in each other.ŽMeanwhile, the injuryriddled Clippers were eliminated from the play-off race. The Clippers suffered their fourth loss in five games, falling to 42-38, 2 games out of eighth place with two to play. The elimination ends a run of six consecutive postseason appearances for the Clippers, who pre-viously missed the playoffs in 2010-11.I dont think I have been more proud of a group, maybe ever, than I have been of this group,Ž said Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who has been forced by injuries to field 35 starting lineups. We have asked a lot of guys to do a lot of stuff they should not have had to do and yet they did it.Ž BUCKS 115, KNICKS 102: Eric Bledsoe had 22 points and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks moved into a tie for sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a 115-102 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night. Khris Middleton also scored 22 points for the Bucks, who joined Miami with a 43-37 record. The Heat were blown out by the Knicks at Madison Square Garden a night earlier but the Bucks avoided the same fate despite playing without All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo because of a sore right ankle. Jabari Parker made his second start of the season in Antetokounmpos place and “ nished with 16 points and 12 rebounds. John Henson had 15 points and 12 boards for the Bucks, who hoped to get point guard Malcolm Brogdon back but will have to wait a little longer.Nuggets eliminate Clippers from contention with routBy Beth HarrisThe Associated PressARCADIA, Calif. „ Justify vaulted into the role of probable Kentucky Derby favorite with a three-length victory over Bolt dOro in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby on Saturday.Trained by Bob Baffert and winner of his three career starts by a combined 19 lengths, Justify had to finish first or second to earn enough qualifying points to run in the Derby on May 5. It wasnt a problem.Justify led all the way under Mike Smith to claim the 100 points toward qualifying for the 20-horse Run for the Roses, and stands eighth on the Derby leaderboard. The colt ran 1 ‡ miles in 1:49.72 and paid $3.80, $2.20 and $2.10 as the 3-5 favorite in the field of seven.What youre seeing right now is really just raw talent,Ž Smith said. Hes got so much room to grow and to even get better. If he moves for-ward off this race, which he should, then its even kind of scary to talk about.ŽBaffert earned his record eighth Santa Anita Derby victory. It was Justifys first stakes race.Bolt dOro returned $2.20 and $2.10, while Core Beliefs was another 6 lengths back in third and paid $4 to show.Bolt dOro and Javier Castellano chased Justify into the stretch turn. Castellano moved his colt down toward the rail and they ranged up on Justifys flank, but never seriously threatened. Justify continued to pull away approach-ing the finish line.He felt good, and did everything the right way,Ž Castellano said. Unfortunately, we were running against the best horse in the country.ŽJustify never raced as a 2-year-old and didnt make his debut until Feb. 18 at Santa Anita. He won by 9 lengths and followed up that dominant showing with a 6-length victory on March 1.Baffert has com-pared Justify to his 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, citing the colts impos-ing physical presence and his big stride. Justify is just a natu-ral and hes just learning how to run,Ž Baffert said. Hes quick and hes light on his feet.ŽBolt dOro already was assured of a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate and stands fifth on the leader-board with 104 points. He won the San Felipe by disqualification on March 10 and won 3 of 4 starts as a 2-year-old last year.Justify captures Santa Anita Derby for Ba ertJustify, ridden by Mike Smith, crosses the “ nish line to win the Santa Anita Derby on Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. [JAE C. HONG/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] Denver forward Paul Millsap shoots against the Los Angeles Clippers during the “ rst half of Saturdays game in Los Angeles. [MICHAEL OWEN BAKER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] New Smyrna Beachs Josh Hibbard does a clean and jerk at the FHSAA State Weightlifting Tournament at Arnold High School on Saturday. [JOSHUA BOUCHER/THE NEWS HERALD]

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** C8 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald A LOOK AT GOLFS PREMIER EVENT € ROUND 3 RECAPPowered by augusta.com THE MASTERS MASTERS NOTES Fleetwood binge gets him in top 10On a day of low scores and astounding shot-making Sat-urday at Augusta National Golf Club, Englands Tommy Fleetwood got the party started.The Englishman reeled off five consecutive birdies on the back nine of his third round, vaulting into the top 10 of the 82nd Masters Tournament with a 6-under-par 66.Today, it was just about doing the best I could,Ž he said. First weekend Ive ever played at Augusta, I wasnt thinking about the lead. Clearly I got a lot closer and it was nice to play those last few holes with adrenaline.ŽFleetwood was at 2 under for his day entering the 12th hole, where a 25-footer kick-started the day. He reached both back-nine par 5s in two shots and two-putted, then hit irons to 2 and 7 feet on Nos. 14 and 16.Around that corner, when you get to 14, 15, 16, the atmosphere is always very good there and the noise is up,Ž he said, and it was nice to be getting something going around there.Ž Just hanging onTony Finaus memorable Masters will continue Sunday after he recovered from a slow start in Round 3.The Masters rookie, now famous for his celebration and injury during the Par 3 Contest, made four consecu-tive bogeys on the front nine to slide out of title contention, but found his groove on the back nine. He made seven pars and two birdies to close in 34 for a 1-over 73 and 1-under 215 total. Hes tied for 15th. Early stumblesFan favorites Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson hoped to create some magic from the early pairings Saturday. Both were deflated by the time they reached the third tee.Woods bogeyed both the first and second holes. Mick-elson had it worse, hooking his first tee shot into the trees, whiffing on his second shot and taking a triple bogey on No. 1.Both recovered „ Woods shot even-par 72, Mickelson had 73 „ but theyll remain recipients of polite applause at the end of the day Sunday. Mickelson tees off at 10:20 a.m. with Chez Reavie; Woods is paired with Rafa Cabrera Bello at 11:10 a.m. Numbers to KnowThe total prize money for this years tournament is $11 million. The winner takes home the green jacket, all the hardware and a check for $1.98 million.Players that finish in the top 12 (and ties) at this years Masters automatically qualify for the 2019 tournament.Sundays weather for the final groups is expected to be dry, with temperatures in the high 50s to low 60s and calm winds. GateHouse Media Aces high on No. 16 at AugustaThe list The Masters is well-known for its Sunday drama, and the CBS announcers are usually up to the task as they call the action. Here are some of the best-known calls in the “ nal round, in chronological order: Jim McKay, 1960: Defending champion Art Wall Jr. joins the broadcaster beside the 18th green as Arnold Palmer hits his approach to four feet. When Palmer makes the winning putt, McKay excitedly announces, Arnold Palmer is the Masters champion of 1960!Ž Ben Wright and Henry Longhurst, 1975: With Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and Johnny Miller battling for the green jacket, Wright and Longhurst produce a legendary exchange. Weiskopf birdies the 15th, and Wright says, That is evil music ringing in Nicklaus ears.Ž But when Nicklaus responds with a 40-foot birdie putt at the 16th, Longhurst says, That has to be the greatest putt I ever saw in my life. And now Weiskopf will have to take it as he dished it out before.Ž Verne Lundquist, 1986: When 46-year-old Jack Nicklaus gets into contention with an eagle at the 15th and birdie at the 16th, he comes to the 17th hole tied for the lead. He hits his approach to 11 feet, and studies the putt with his caddie-son Jackie. As the putt curls toward the hole, Lundquist starts out with, Maybe,Ž and when it drops he lets out a spirited Yes sir!Ž Jim Nantz, 1997: When Tiger Woods sinks a short putt on the 18th hole to shatter Masters records for youngest winner, lowest 72-hole total and margin of victory, Nantz caps it with, A win for the ages.Ž Verne Lundquist, 2005: Tiger Woods and Chris DiMarco are battling it out, and Woods hits his tee shot on the 16th over the green. Hes facing an impossible chip, but he shows off his imagination with a shot up the slope that slowly trickles toward the cup, hangs on the lip and then falls for an improbable birdie. Lundquists call is legendary: Oh, wow! In your life, have you seen anything like that?ŽShot of the day Patrons try to stay dry during Saturdays play at the Masters in Augusta, Ga. [TODD BENNETT/ THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE] By Brian MullSavannah Morning NewsDuring the first Augusta National Invitation Tournament in March 1934, Canadian amateur C. Ross Somerville took a mighty swing with a mashie niblick and whacked his ball 145 yards onto what is now the 16th green at Augusta National Golf Club. The ball rolled into the cup, giving Somerville an eternal home in the record book as the first player to make a hole-in-one in the Masters.It was also a harbinger of shots to come.The 16th at Augusta National is an iconic par-3. Jack Nicklaus made a 40-footer to outduel Johnny Miller and Tom Weiskopf there in 1975 and birdied the hole again 11 years later en route to his sixth green jacket. In 2005, Tiger Woods hit a pitch shot from a pre-carious spot behind the green Sunday, and everyone watched his ball hover, hover, hover on the lip before it finally tumbled in.In recent years though, the 16th has earned a reputation as the hole-in-one haven at Augusta National. This is the 82nd edition of the Masters. There have been 28 aces in tournament history, and 19 occurred at No. 16. Through the years, the run of aces has ebbed and flowed and the club of choice has run the gamut. Clive Clark needed a 2-iron from 190 yards out in 1968.Then it was 24 years before Corey Pavin ended the drought at No. 16, using an 8-iron from 140 yards. The ace train started rolling for certain in 2004 when Padraig Harrington and Kirk Triplett found the cup in consecutive groups on a Sunday afternoon.Since 2010, however, theres been an ace parade unlike any other on No. 16, the shots often dropping late on Sunday as sunlight filters through the trees into the amphitheater surrounding the green. Its felt, at times, like the hole is a magnet and the ball is steel, drawn to the traditional hole location in the back left portion of the green.There have been eight aces in the span and four in the past two years, including a 7-iron from 180 yards by Matt Kuchar last year.Why have we seen umpteen aces? What has created the atmosphere for an abundance of magical moments around the 16th green ?They know exactly where to put (the hole) for some excitement,Ž said Adam Scott, who used a 7-iron from from 202 yards to ace the 16th in 2012. You can work off that slope and in quite a big area and its a funnel pin. If they put it right there, it all kind of feeds towards it. And, guys are good, they hit the right line and right number.ŽDavis Love III was the U.S. Ryder Cup captain in 2016 and paired with Webb Simpson in the final round. Simpson had the honor when the group reached the 16th hole. On the tee, he and caddie Paul Tesori had a lengthy debate about club selection. Tesori wanted his man to hit 7-iron, Simpson insisted on 8, which he used and his ball came to rest 35 feet short of the back left flag. Love made an ace with a 7-iron from 181 yards out. The golfers celebrated on the tee, of course, and then Love play-fully chided Simpson about his club selection, saying: I had my 7-iron pointed at you the whole time.ŽTrevor Immelman jumps for joy after sinking a hole-in-one on No. 16 during the “ nal round of the 2005 Masters. [ANDREW DAVIS TUCKER/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE] Rory McIlroy Hole #6(PAR 3, 180 YARDS) Rory McIlroy nearly joined the short list of aces on No. 6 in Saturdays third round. He hit his 9-iron tee shot on the downhill hole just over the ” agstick, leaving it two feet away for an easy birdie. It was part of a 5-under front nine that led to 65 for the day. He will be paired Sunday with 54-hole leader Patrick Reed in the “ nal twosome. To get myself into the “ nal group, you know, and have a chance to win another major, Im excited,Ž McIlroy said. You couldnt ask for much more out of today.Ž Leader cardsPar out 454 343 454-36 Patrick Reed 455 333 443-34 Rory McIlroy 453 242 434-31 Rickie Fowler 434 332 444-31 Jon Rahm 344 343 434-32 Henrik Stenson 464 343 344-35 Par in 443 545 344-36-72„216 Patrick Reed 344 343 444-33-67„202 Rory McIlroy 443 544 343-34-65„205 Rickie Fowler 443 544 334-34-65„207 Jon Rahm 343 545 234-33-65„208 Henrik Stenson 443 544 344-35-70„209How the holes played EASIEST OF THE DAYHole 15(PAR 5, 530 YARDS) Round 3 Average score: 4.434 Eagles .............2 Birdies ...........27 Pars ................23 Bogeys ............1 Doubles...........0 HARDEST OF THE DAYHole 1(PAR 4, 445 YARDS) Round 3 Average score: 4.302 Eagles .............0 Birdies ............2 Pars ................36 Bogeys ...........13 Doubles...........1 Wild Card: Phil Mickelson Lefty needed a solid start on moving day if he hoped to get back in contention at the Masters. It didnt happen. A triple-bogey on the “ rst hole, punctuated by a whiff, was followed by a bogey. But Phil rallied. He made an eagle at the 8th and birdie at the 9th. One birdie and two bogeys coming in left Mickelson with 74.

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 D1 CELEBRATE OUTDOORS Celebrate Community is a partnership between The News Herald and local businesses to highlight the little things that make this area unique, that cause us to love it. Each Sunday in this space, well write about one of the topics important to our areas core. Email story ideas to Jan Waddy at jwaddy@pcnh.com. INSIDEYou Can Help D3 Botanists Corner D3 Tracing Pasts D4 Education D4 Pet of the Week D4 Society D5 Whats Happening D6 Sunday Crossword D6 COMING UPThe Bay County Animal Control Pack Walk is 9-11 a.m. Saturday at H.G. Harders Park, 7900 John Pitts Road, Panama City. Members of the public can walkdogsfrom the shelter along the parks wooded trail. About 20 dogs will be available for adoption. Details, www.baycounty .gov. TODAYResidents and visitors are invited to partake in license-free shing in state freshwater sheriestoday as part of the Keep Florida Fishing initiative. By Frank SargeantSpecial to The News HeraldThe action off the beach is the primary news for fisher-men across the Panhandle this month as the vast bait schools show up in their spring migration northward from South Florida, and with them the pelagic near-shore camp followers, cobia, king mackerel and Spanish mackerel along with lots of jacks, bonito and other hungry mouths.The cobia action contin-ues to May, while the kings and Spanish will be here until late October. Here's a look at where and how to catch them: CobiaMost cobia fishing in Panhandle waters is sightfishing. The cobia migrate at the surface in pods oftwo to six, and anglers in tower boats spot them, get ahead of them and let them swim into casting range. It's somewhat akin to the tarpon fishing that comes later in the spring, and the excitement of presenting a bait in front of a visible fish draws anglers from all over the Southeast to get in on the action.The fish are usually migrating from east to west, and the best bite is typically in the morning. Boats work westward slowly anywhere from 100 yards to a quarter-mile off the beach, keeping the sun at the anglers' backs so that they can see into the water. The best cobia boats have towers, with the elevated positions making it easier to see into the water.Cobia readily grab live pinfish, finger mullet, menhaden, blue crabs and particularly, live eels. The Savage Real Eel, a 12-inch black plastic imitation, also works very well. The baits or lures are typically cast on heavy spinning gear, 8-foot medium-heavy rods with size 5000 reels, loaded with 40-pound-test braid or heavier, with the bait or lure fished on a couple feet of 40-pound-test mono tied in with a uni-knot. Hook size is matched to the baits, from ‡ to ‡ typically. The fish get progressively spookier as he season goes on, so it's often necessary to run in a wide arc around the fish, shut off the motor and let them swim into range rather than motoring right up to them for a cast.Some anglers are also bor-rowing a trick from tarpon anglers farther south, running their boats on electric trolling motors ahead of the cobia and simply letting the baits back far enough to get right in the face of the fish „ no splashy cast and the bait stays just in front of them until they take.Cobia these days average between 15 and 30 pounds, with a few larger to 60 pounds caught every year. The days of 100-pounders seem to be over, at least until current reduced harvest limits can have an impact „ few survive long enough to reach giant size these days. The Gulf limit is now one per day or two per boat, whichever is less, April angling action in the PanhandleCobia are a favorite target along Gulf beaches in April, with pods of the “ sh migrating just outside the green bar throughout the month. [CAPT. TROY FRADY/CONTRIBUTED PHOTO] By L. Scott Jackson Special to The News HeraldWith each paddle stroke, I entered an inviting world of shimmering clear waters framed by grey limestone walls covered in whispering ferns and lush spring vegetation. Who knew there were this many shades of green? My mind imagines Spanish explorers had these same inspirational thoughts as they fought through Floridas initial "thick-skin" of sawgrass, palmettos, and briars to find rivers and creeks fed by enticing spring runs. It's easy to see why early explorers believed an eternal "Fountain of Youth" was just out of sight, forever around the next bend. My recent spring exploration was tempered. I knew I wouldnt find the "Fountain of Youth" but exploring our local springs off Econfina Creek can be magical. If you were fortunate enough to grow up in Florida, springs are part of your life, maybe even your DNA. These cool waters are certainly a calming place of rejuvenating recreation. There are many ways to enjoy springs including guided tours, cave dives, paddle trips, or just a leisurely float on an inner tube. Our springs are the windows that open into our ground-water and specifically the Floridan Aquifer. Water cycles into the aquifer through rainfall and infiltration. Water leaves through discharge sites like springs and seepage slopes. How long the water resides in the ground depends on the system and location but can be several decades or even centuries. Portions of the Florida Aquifer EXTENSION CONNECTIONExploring the springs of Econ na CreekClear waters of Gainer Springs invite paddlers into an aquatic paradise. [SCOTT JACKSON/CONTRIBUTED PHOTO] See JACKSON, D2 See ANGLING, D2

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** D2 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald Apalachicola Bay (Eastern Time)DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT.DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT.H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 4/8 H 12:42 p.m. 1.3 L 5:07 a.m. 0.1 H 9:19 p.m. 1.3 L 5:07 p.m. 1.1 4/9 H 1:35 p.m. 1.3 L 6:19 a.m. 0.2 H 10:45 p.m. 1.2 L 6:38 p.m. 1.0 4/10 H --L 7:20 a.m. 0.2 H 2:14 p.m. 1.3 L 7:44 p.m. 0.9 4/11 H 12:16 a.m. 1.2 L 8:11 a.m. 0.2 H 2:45 p.m. 1.4 L 8:34 p.m. 0.8 4/12 H 1:36 a.m. 1.3 L 8:53 a.m. 0.2 H 3:10 p.m. 1.4 L 9:16 p.m. 0.6 4/13 H 2:42 a.m. 1.3 L 9:30 a.m. 0.3 H 3:31 p.m. 1.4 L 9:52 p.m. 0.4 4/14 H 3:40 a.m. 1.4 L 10:03 a.m. 0.4 H 3:48 p.m. 1.4 L 10:26 p.m. 0.3 4/15 H 4:35 a.m. 1.4 L 10:33 a.m. 0.6 H 4:06 p.m. 1.5 L 11:00 p.m. 0.1 4/16 H 5:28 a.m. 1.4 L 11:03 a.m. 0.7 H 4:26 p.m. 1.5 L 11:35 p.m. 0.0 4/17 H 6:24 a.m. 1.5 L 11:33 a.m. 0.9 H 4:49 p.m. 1.6 L --4/18 H 7:23 a.m. 1.4 L 12:13 a.m. -0.1 H 5:17 p.m. 1.6 L 12:04 p.m. 1.0 4/19 H 8:29 a.m. 1.4 L 12:58 a.m. -0.2 H 5:51 p.m. 1.7 L 12:38 p.m. 1.1 4/20 H 9:43 a.m. 1.4 L 1:51 a.m. -0.2 H 6:31 p.m. 1.7 L 1:19 p.m. 1.2 4/21 H 11:06 a.m. 1.3 L 2:57 a.m. -0.1 H 7:21 p.m. 1.6 L 2:19 p.m. 1.2 4/22 H 12:25 p.m. 1.3 L 4:17 a.m. -0.1 H 8:28 p.m. 1.5 L 4:01 p.m. 1.2 4/23 H 1:20 p.m. 1.4 L 5:39 a.m. 0.0 H 10:01 p.m. 1.4 L 5:56 p.m. 1.1 4/24 H 1:57 p.m. 1.4 L 6:51 a.m. 0.1 H 11:54 p.m. 1.3 L 7:18 p.m. 0.9 4/25 H --L 7:51 a.m. 0.2 H 2:26 p.m. 1.4 L 8:19 p.m. 0.7 4/26 H 1:40 a.m. 1.3 L 8:42 a.m. 0.3 H 2:50 p.m. 1.4 L 9:09 p.m. 0.5 4/27 H 3:03 a.m. 1.3 L 9:25 a.m. 0.5 H 3:09 p.m. 1.4 L 9:53 p.m. 0.3 4/28 H 4:09 a.m. 1.4 L 10:02 a.m. 0.6 H 3:26 p.m. 1.4 L 10:34 p.m. 0.1 4/29 H 5:05 a.m. 1.4 L 10:33 a.m. 0.8 H 3:43 p.m. 1.5 L 11:12 p.m. 0.0 4/30 H 5:56 a.m. 1.4 L 11:00 a.m. 0.9 H 4:02 p.m. 1.5 L 11:47 p.m. -0.1 5/1 H 6:43 a.m. 1.4 L 11:26 a.m. 1.0 H 4:24 p.m. 1.6 L --5/2 H 7:29 a.m. 1.4 L 12:20 a.m. -0.1 H 4:51 p.m. 1.6 L 11:54 a.m. 1.1 5/3 H 8:16 a.m. 1.4 L 12:54 a.m. -0.1 H 5:23 p.m. 1.6 L 12:28 p.m. 1.1 5/4 H 9:04 a.m. 1.4 L 1:29 a.m. -0.1 H 6:01 p.m. 1.6 L 1:11 p.m. 1.2 5/5 H 9:55 a.m. 1.4 L 2:10 a.m. 0.0 H 6:46 p.m. 1.5 L 2:07 p.m. 1.2Following are hour/minute adjustments to compute tide times at other locations: Sikes cut: high tide 1:11 earlier, low tide 1:12 earlier; West Pass: high tide and low tide :27 earlier; Carrabelle: high tide 1:25 earlier, low tide 2:13 earlier. Tid e c h artsForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather Inc. 2018 Panama City at St. Andrews Pass (Central Time)DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT.DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT.H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 4/8 H --L 1:52 a.m. -0.1 H 3:04 p.m. 1.2 L --4/9 H --L 2:40 a.m. -0.1 H 4:14 p.m. 1.2 L --4/10 H --L 3:17 a.m. 0.0 H 5:30 p.m. 1.1 L --4/11 H --L 3:45 a.m. 0.0 H 6:48 p.m. 1.0 L --4/12 H --L 4:03 a.m. 0.2 H 8:10 p.m. 0.9 L --4/13 H 11:08 a.m. 0.6 L 4:10 a.m. 0.3 H 9:40 p.m. 0.8 L 3:16 p.m. 0.5 4/14 H 10:15 a.m. 0.7 L 4:02 a.m. 0.5 H 11:33 p.m. 0.7 L 4:44 p.m. 0.4 4/15 H 9:56 a.m. 0.9 L 3:23 a.m. 0.6 H --L 5:51 p.m. 0.2 4/16 H 9:59 a.m. 1.1 L --H --L 6:54 p.m. 0.0 4/17 H 10:19 a.m. 1.3 L --H --L 8:00 p.m. -0.1 4/18 H 10:52 a.m. 1.4 L --H --L 9:15 p.m. -0.2 4/19 H 11:36 a.m. 1.5 L --H --L 10:36 p.m. -0.3 4/20 H --L --H 12:29 p.m. 1.6 L 11:57 p.m. -0.3 4/21 H --L --H 1:30 p.m. 1.6 L --4/22 H --L 1:08 a.m. -0.3 H 2:39 p.m. 1.5 L --4/23 H --L 2:05 a.m. -0.2 H 3:55 p.m. 1.4 L --4/24 H --L 2:50 a.m. -0.1 H 5:20 p.m. 1.2 L --4/25 H --L 3:19 a.m. 0.1 H 6:57 p.m. 1.0 L --4/26 H 10:49 a.m. 0.7 L 3:27 a.m. 0.3 H 8:50 p.m. 0.8 L 2:49 p.m. 0.6 4/27 H 9:37 a.m. 0.8 L 3:05 a.m. 0.5 H 11:32 p.m. 0.6 L 4:37 p.m. 0.4 4/28 H 9:17 a.m. 1.0 L 1:32 a.m. 0.5 H --L 5:45 p.m. 0.2 4/29 H 9:21 a.m. 1.2 L --H --L 6:41 p.m. 0.0 4/30 H 9:38 a.m. 1.4 L --H --L 7:31 p.m. -0.1 5/1 H 10:03 a.m. 1.5 L --H --L 8:21 p.m. -0.1 5/2 H 10:32 a.m. 1.5 L --H --L 9:14 p.m. -0.1 5/3 H 11:06 a.m. 1.5 L --H --L 10:11 p.m. -0.1 5/4 H 11:44 a.m. 1.5 L --H --L 11:08 p.m. -0.1 5/5 H --L --H 12:25 p.m. 1.4 L ---Following are hour/minute adjustments to compute tide times at other locations: Parker: high tide 1:33 later, low tide 2:12 later; Laird Bayou: high tide 1:11 later, low tide :45 later; Downtown Panama City: high tide :42 later, low tide :30 later; Lynn Haven: high tide 1:08 later, low tide :40 later; Panama City Beach: high tide :38 earlier, low tide :54 earlier. East PassDestin (Central Time)DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT.DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT.H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 4/8 H --L 3:08 a.m. 0.0 H 4:10 p.m. 0.6 L --4/9 H --L 3:56 a.m. 0.0 H 5:20 p.m. 0.6 L --4/10 H --L 4:33 a.m. 0.0 H 6:36 p.m. 0.5 L --4/11 H --L 5:01 a.m. 0.0 H 7:54 p.m. 0.5 L --4/12 H --L 5:19 a.m. 0.1 H 9:16 p.m. 0.4 L --4/13 H 12:14 p.m. 0.3 L 5:26 a.m. 0.1 H 10:46 p.m. 0.4 L 4:32 p.m. 0.2 4/14 H 11:21 a.m. 0.3 L 5:18 a.m. 0.2 H --L 6:00 p.m. 0.1 4/15 H 12:39 a.m. 0.3 L 4:39 a.m. 0.2 H 11:02 a.m. 0.4 L 7:07 p.m. 0.1 4/16 H 11:05 a.m. 0.5 L --H --L 8:10 p.m. 0.0 4/17 H 11:25 a.m. 0.6 L --H --L 9:16 p.m. 0.0 4/18 H 11:58 a.m. 0.7 L --H --L 10:31 p.m. -0.1 4/19 H --L --H 12:42 p.m. 0.7 L 11:52 p.m. -0.1 4/20 H --L --H 1:35 p.m. 0.8 L --4/21 H --L 1:13 a.m. -0.1 H 2:36 p.m. 0.8 L --4/22 H --L 2:24 a.m. -0.1 H 3:45 p.m. 0.7 L --4/23 H --L 3:21 a.m. -0.1 H 5:01 p.m. 0.7 L --4/24 H --L 4:06 a.m. 0.0 H 6:26 p.m. 0.6 L --4/25 H --L 4:35 a.m. 0.0 H 8:03 p.m. 0.5 L --4/26 H 11:55 a.m. 0.3 L 4:43 a.m. 0.1 H 9:56 p.m. 0.4 L 4:05 p.m. 0.2 4/27 H 10:43 a.m. 0.4 L 4:21 a.m. 0.2 H --L 5:53 p.m. 0.1 4/28 H 12:38 a.m. 0.3 L 2:48 a.m. 0.2 H 10:23 a.m. 0.5 L 7:01 p.m. 0.1 4/29 H 10:27 a.m. 0.6 L --H --L 7:57 p.m. 0.0 4/30 H 10:44 a.m. 0.7 L --H --L 8:47 p.m. 0.0 5/1 H 11:09 a.m. 0.7 L --H --L 9:37 p.m. 0.0 5/2 H 11:38 a.m. 0.7 L --H --L 10:30 p.m. 0.0 5/3 H --L --H 12:12 p.m. 0.7 L 11:27 p.m. 0.0 5/4 H --L --H 12:50 p.m. 0.7 L --5/5 H --L 12:24 a.m. 0.0 H 1:31 p.m. 0.7 L --Port St. Joe (Eastern Time)DAY TIDE TIME FT. 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TIDE TIME FT.H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 4/8 H --L 1:57 a.m. -0.1 H 3:37 p.m. 1.3 L --4/9 H --L 2:45 a.m. -0.1 H 4:47 p.m. 1.3 L --4/10 H --L 3:22 a.m. 0.0 H 6:03 p.m. 1.2 L --4/11 H --L 3:50 a.m. 0.0 H 7:21 p.m. 1.1 L --4/12 H --L 4:08 a.m. 0.2 H 8:43 p.m. 1.0 L --4/13 H 11:41 a.m. 0.7 L 4:15 a.m. 0.3 H 10:13 p.m. 0.9 L 3:21 p.m. 0.6 4/14 H 10:48 a.m. 0.8 L 4:07 a.m. 0.6 H --L 4:49 p.m. 0.4 4/15 H 12:06 a.m. 0.8 L 3:28 a.m. 0.7 H 10:29 a.m. 1.0 L 5:56 p.m. 0.2 4/16 H 10:32 a.m. 1.2 L --H --L 6:59 p.m. 0.0 4/17 H 10:52 a.m. 1.4 L --H --L 8:05 p.m. -0.1 4/18 H 11:25 a.m. 1.6 L --H --L 9:20 p.m. -0.2 4/19 H --L --H 12:09 p.m. 1.7 L 10:41 p.m. -0.3 4/20 H --L --H 1:02 p.m. 1.8 L --4/21 H --L 12:02 a.m. -0.3 H 2:03 p.m. 1.8 L --4/22 H --L 1:13 a.m. -0.3 H 3:12 p.m. 1.7 L --4/23 H --L 2:10 a.m. -0.2 H 4:28 p.m. 1.6 L --4/24 H --L 2:55 a.m. -0.1 H 5:53 p.m. 1.3 L --4/25 H --L 3:24 a.m. 0.1 H 7:30 p.m. 1.1 L --4/26 H 11:22 a.m. 0.8 L 3:32 a.m. 0.3 H 9:23 p.m. 0.9 L 2:54 p.m. 0.7 4/27 H 10:10 a.m. 0.9 L 3:10 a.m. 0.6 H --L 4:42 p.m. 0.4 4/28 H 12:05 a.m. 0.7 L 1:37 a.m. 0.6 H 9:50 a.m. 1.1 L 5:50 p.m. 0.2 4/29 H 9:54 a.m. 1.3 L --H --L 6:46 p.m. 0.0 4/30 H 10:11 a.m. 1.6 L --H --L 7:36 p.m. -0.1 5/1 H 10:36 a.m. 1.7 L --H --L 8:26 p.m. -0.1 5/2 H 11:05 a.m. 1.7 L --H --L 9:19 p.m. -0.1 5/3 H 11:39 a.m. 1.7 L --H --L 10:16 p.m. -0.1 5/4 H --L --H 12:17 p.m. 1.7 L 11:13 p.m. -0.1 5/5 H --L --H 12:58 p.m. 1.6 L --waters were formed during ancient geologic time when Florida was completely covered by ocean waters. Freshwater enters and exits in routine patterns while the heavier saltwater stays on the bottom remaining permanently in place. Our landscaping and farming practices have the potential to negatively impact groundwater resources including treasured springs. Visit http://FloridaYards. org to learn more how you can protect our aquatic gems. Another step in protection of the springs isnt a hard assignment„ visit and enjoy them! The Northwest Florida Water Management District (NFWMD) is responsible for managing our vital freshwater resources. They balance water use with protection strategies that will insure water resources for generations to come. "Water use" isnt just defined as consumption for drinking or irrigation but also for recreational activities and access. One of the best ways to access area springs is to visit one of the water management district parks or launch areas for paddling or tubing. Start your exploration at https://www.nwfwater. com/Lands/Recreation/ Area/Econfina-Creek. Several local outfitters and guided tours of northwest Florida springs are also available. These vendors are easily located with a quick web search. Always be prepared for the unexpected when paddling. Swift waters combined with downed trees or large limbs can cause issues for even the best paddlers. Lifejackets or Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) are also required by law to be on watercraft and, of course, work best when worn! Be safe and learn more at http://myfwc. com/boating/safetyeducation/equipment/ vessels-under-16-feet/ Plan your springs visit today and you can recapture some of the memorable days of your youth even if the illusive fountain remains just out of reach. Scott Jackson is the Sea Grant agent with UF/ IFAS Extension Bay County in Panama City. Reach him at 850-7846105 or lsj@ufl.edu. To learn more about these topics and other upcoming events, visit http://bay.ifas.ufl. edu/outdoors or follow UF/IFAS Extension Bay County on Facebook. JACKSONFrom Page D1 with minimum length to the fork 33 inches. King MackerelKingfish populations have increased dramatically over the last 30 years, after reaching a low point in the 1980s due to extensive large-scale commercial harvest. They arrive in Panhandle waters in schools of thou-sands in April, and remain here until late October when water temperature drops below 68 degrees.Kings show up any-where from a few hundred yards off the beach to 50 miles offshore, but they're much more a coastal spe-cies than the blue-water pelagics like wahoo and dolphin. In fact, some of the largest caught each year are found just outside the jetties of the major Panhandle passes, where they feed along the "color change" as black water out of the bays flows into the blue-green water of the Gulf.In fact, slow trolling a 12to 14-inch live mullet or ladyfish along this break line is one of the favorite tactics of tournament anglers looking for 50-pounders. The big girls definitely patrol these areas, though they're usually few and far between. Anglers specifi-cally chasing these giants usually rely on 30to 40-pound test gear, con-ventional or spin, though a few tournament special-ists go as light as 15 on the theory that the spindly gear is more likely to fool a big fish than the heavier and more visible lines and leaders. Of course, han-dling a fish that can smoke off over a hundred yards of line in seconds on light tackle takes some doing.Large baits are typically rigged with a single hook in the nose, and one or two size 6 extrastrong "stinger" trebles just under the skin along the back. Leaders and stinger wiring are typi-cally number 6 dark wire.Giant kings also show up with some frequency over offshore wrecks and reefs at depths of 100 feet and more. Freelining blue runners or live mullet can sometimes turn up these fish, if the amberjacks don't get to them first.For smaller but more dependable action on school kings of 7 to 15 pounds, it's simply a matter of getting out the inlet at dawn and looking for diving birds. Kings usually feed on top for a time at dawn, and the leaping bait draws the well-known "white tornado" of diving sea birds to the feast.When the fish are on top, they can be caught on practically anything, but a half-ounce white bucktail with a mullet or bonito strip is one of the best offerings. Large topwater lures cranked very fast can also bring some amazing strikes, as do large spoons. Whatever the lure, it has to be moving about as fast as you can crank to draw a strike from kings.Trolling jigs and spoons around the schools also does well, particularly once the sun is up, when most experts put the lures on number 2 planers to get them down a bit, and tow at about 6 mph, twice walking speed.Kings respond well to chum, so anchoring in areas with good current flow, particularly uptide from a wreck or reef, and putting over chum bags with chopped menhaden or shrimp can bring them to the boat. Drift a live sardine, cigar minnow or menhaden back into the slick and hang on „ strikes are usually prompt. These smaller baits can be fished nose hooked on a single size ‡ hook. Again, about 12 inches of number 6 wire to a swivel is essential to prevent cutoffs on the sharp teeth of the macks. Spanish Mackerel Spanish are the smaller cousins of king mackerel, and usually arrive a bit sooner as the waters warm. They tend to hang more inshore than the kings, and schools of them sometimes run into the harbors and large bays to remain for weeks at a time, so long as there's plenty of bait around to feed them. Destin Harbor is a favorite fishing area, especially when wind makes going outside the inlet a challenge.Spanish average from a couple pounds up to 5 or 6 pounds, and like kings they like their food moving fast „ trolling at 6 knots pulling a size 1 or size 0 Clark spoon or sim-ilar with a bit of weight to keep it down a couple feet is often all it takes to get them. For larger Spanish, trolling a 1-ounce chrome Rat-L-Trap, a lipless vibrating lure, is a good way to go. Spoons and Rat-L-Traps cast into surfacing schools also do plenty of business, though it's tough to keep up with the movement of the fish most days.They also readily take live baits including sardines and small cigar minnows as well as live shrimp fished on size 1 to ‡ hooks. Like kings, they readily come to chum. Set up around the jetties or just outside the inlets to lure them in.Also like kings, Spanish have razor-edged teeth, but they do tend to be a bit leader shy at times, particularly in clear water. They bite a lot better on leader of 25-pound-test fluoro or Mason's hard mono than they do on wire, and though some nip off the lures, most do not. Many anglers feel the extra bites with fluoro or hard mono are worth the occasional cutoff. Standard inshore tackle is adequate to catch them „ a medium 7 footspin-ning rod, 3000-sized reel with 15-pound-test braid does the job. Pier ActionAll three of these spring species can readily be caught by the exception-ally-productive beach piers found from Panama City Beach to Pensacola Beach. Obviously, you have to be there when the fish pass within range, but pier regulars catch an amazing number of kings and Spanish, as well as their share of cobia when the run is on.Standard tactic is to get there when at first light, go about of the way out and sabiki up some live baits, whatever happens to bite, and then stow them in an aerated bucket and head for the end of the pier. For kings and Span-ish, the baits are rigged on ‡ to ‡ hooks and cast, unweighted, as far as the angler can heave them with an 8-foot or longer medium-heavy spinning rig and 40-pound-test braid. Whenever a king or Spanish passes within range „ and this happens with frequency when the fish are in „ there's usu-ally a hook-up.Pier kings typically go 7 to 10 pounds, but now and then a "smoker" latches on and the fun begins as the angler passes his/her rod over and under all the other rods bristling from the rail.For cobia, specialists tend to stay on the east side of the piers, watching for migrating fish. They usually travel from east to west „ tossing a live bait or a plastic eel in front of them often results in a hookup. Fish of 20 to 30 pounds are common.Anglers can rent all the necessary gear and get current fishing reports from the Half-Hitch Tackle shops found at or near most of the piers. Visit www.halfhitch.com. ANGLINGFrom Page D1

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 D3 LA TIMES CROSSWORD ANSWER Submit your agency's needs to pcnhnews@pcnh. com with "You Can Help" in the subject line. Military Welcome Center The Military Welcome Center inside the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is looking for volunteers to meet and greet service members arriving at and traveling through the airport. Volunteers act as hosts offering military visitors a comfortable place to relax and refresh. To “ nd out more, call volunteer coordinator Carol Hertz at 850-265-1270. Family Service Agency Family Service Agency of Bay County is a 501c3 non-pro“ t at 114 E. Ninth St. Panama City. Donations and services are given to those in need for free, and donations are taxdeductible. Donations are accepted at the of“ ce from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday (closed Fridays and all holidays). For more information, call 850-785-1721, email FamilyServiceAgency@ comcast.net or visit www. FamilyServiceAgencyPC. org. The agency is in need of bottled water for clients or donors who come in exhausted from the heat. The agency also is need of mens clothing, mens steel-toed work boots and black non-slip restaurant/ kitchen-type shoes for work (sizes 9-13). PET ROOM: Small bags of dry dog and cat food needed for elderly, veterans, and homeless to feed their service/support animals. (Many of these people will feed their pet before they will eat or buy necessary medication.) FOOD ROOM: Canned stew, chicken and dumplings, chili, and gravy/broth for food boxes; coffee (tubes or small jars of instant) and drink packets that make 2 quarts; new/gently used backpacks, manual can-openers, and plastic bowls and plates for homeless backpacks HOUSEHOLD ITEMS: Blankets, dryer sheets, bleach, white 13 gallon trash bags, black 30/39 gallon trash bags HYGIENE SUPPLIES: Tampons/pads, body wash; personal travel/hotel sizes always needed INFANT NEEDS: Newborn to 3-month-old clothing DIABETIC PROGRAM: Diabetic testing meters, unexpired diabetic test strips, alcohol wipes, pen tip needles; no lancets. The agency does not supply or have funding to purchase insulin medication. LIQUID NUTRITION PROGRAM: All types of liquid nutrition. Ensure or Boost and Glucerna or Boost Control for diabetic clients; no tube feeding liquids or supplies MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Needs include wheelchairs, shower chairs, transfer benches and baby monitors.YOU CAN HELP PANAMA CITYOne of the edible fruits at this time of year is across from the walking park on Balboa Avenue and 10th Street. The Loquat tree (Eriobotrya japonica) is covered in edible fruit. The flavor is sweet, sometimes slightly tangy, but always mild and pleasant. The Loquat tree grows to about 20 feet and has fragrant little-inch flowers in the fall. This tree may be used as a freestanding specimen for fruit; as an informal shrubbery border, and as a shade tree around your patio or terrace. It also is tolerant of many soil types and is moderately tolerant of salt. Alot of this information may be found in Floridas Best Fruiting PlantsŽ by Charles Boning. Also, one of my professors at Florida, with another horticulturist, published the following book, Florida Landscape Plants,Ž and this tree is found on page 176. Some varieties available are: (1) WolfeŽ which bears large fruit, (2) TanakaŽ is a late season fruit, (3) Golden NuggetŽ is also a late season cultivar. Other varieties are: Premier, Oliver, Christmas, Champagne, Advance, Bradenton, and Vista White. Tending the lawn This is a great time to fertilize your lawn. Apply the fertilizer at its recommended rate. Dont use weed and feed now. It works better in a month or two when weeds are actively growing. University of Florida press had a book titled The Florida Lawn Handbook,Ž edited by Laurie Trenholm and Bryan Unruh. They recommend the following mowing heights: (1) Bahia Grass (3-4 inches) (2) Bermuda Grass (0.5-1.5 inches) (3) Carpet (1.5-2 inches) (4) Centipede (1.5-2 inches) (5) Seashore paspalum (1.5-2 inches) (6) St. Augustine (2.5-4 inches), and (7) Zoysia Grass (1-2 inches). Grass clippings may be left on the lawn if you mow at the proper height and frequently. Clippings may be left if you follow these recommendations. Many of you could plant hollies that offer food and nesting sites for catbirds, cedar waxwings, rufous-sided towhees and woodpeckers. Howard C. Gray is a horticulturalist and former agent with the University of Florida Extension Office.BOTANIST'S CORNER Loquat tree bears fruit Howard GrayThe Loquat trees edible fruit may be enjoyed this time of year. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO]

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** D4 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News HeraldBy Judy Bennett Bay County Genealogical SocietyYears ago, finding my mothers birth certificate was a surprise, since the state of Florida did not require birth records until January 1917, and my mother was born before that„ 1903. As I looked more closely, I was even more surprised to see the date it was issued was September 1941. I found out that this is called a "delayed birth certificate." So, what was this type of birth record and how did it come about? Most of us living today were most likely born in a hospital, where birth information was taken and given to the appropriate government agency. In Florida, it was the county health departmentthat sent it to the State Board of Health. It was automatic for those babies born in a hospital. But why for those born earlier and at home? Back in the 1930s and 1940s, the federal government encouraged people to register a delayed birth certificate, if they didn't already have one. These records were kept by the county, not the state, and may have been kept in a special book for delayed and corrected birth records. Most certificates for women were given in their maiden name but might be in their married name. If you are searching for a birth certificate for your ancestor, check both the state where they were born and the state they resided during the 30s and 40s. Check census records for residence. To find if those older folks got a delayed birth certificate, it is suggested that you Google "delayed birth certificates" along with the state. Then check with the state as to how to search for and obtain a delayed certificate. Some of you probably know or have guessed that the 'why' of delayed birth records was the Social Security Act, passed in 1936. A person needed a delayed birth certificate to prove eligibility for a Social Security pension. To obtain a delayed birth certificate, an individual had to submit multiple sources of information to prove their birth date. These might have included a family Bible with births, church christening or baptism record, or a written affidavit by someone present at the birth. On my mother's certificate of birth, my grandmother made an affidavit stating that she was the mother of Cornelia Connor Bartleson, and that her father, John Frank Bartleson Sr., and the physician in attendance at the birth were no longer living. The certificate also includes information about Cornelia's parents at the time of her birth, including their birth date/ place and occupation. For genealogists, this record is not a primary source, since it wasn't recorded at the time of birth. But, even as a secondary source, it still might give you information. Information for this article was from Ancestry's Redbook, Dollarhide's Genealogy Rule No. 8 and Gen Weekly, the latter two on the internet.TRACING PASTSDiscovering a delayed birth certi cateComing upWhat: 'But What Does It Say? Translating Our Family History' with speaker Fred Borg discussing free online translation programs and how to “ nd professional translator; sponsored by the Bay County Genealogical Society When: 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21 Where: Bay County Public Library, 898 W. 11th St., Panama City Admission: Free; open to the public; handouts included Details: www.northwest” oridagenealogy.com/ bcgs/index.html By Juliann TalkingtonSpecial to The News HeraldRegardless of whether you believe taxes are crucial and helpful or unnecessary and unfair, it is important that your kids understand the concept of taxation, how tax money is collected and used, and what they can do to influence tax policy. Here are a few kidfriendly facts you can share with your children. There are a lot of taxes in the U.S.: Individuals are taxed on property, purchases, income, wages, facilities use (tolls), and dying (death tax). Companies pay duties, tariffs, fees, registrations, and employment taxes. They pass these extra costs onto consumers as higher prices, which means individuals ultimately pay for business taxes. U.S. taxpayers have little say on how tax money is spent: Once the taxes are collected by a taxing agency, taxpayers have little control on how the money is allocated. As a result, it is critical that voters consider all tax referenda carefully. If a taxpayer does not like a tax he/she can circulate a petition to have the tax recalled, run for office, and/or work to get different politicians elected. Taxes increase the power of the government: Tax revenues give government entities control over large budgets, which can create problems with corruption as companies and individuals lobby to obtain projects bid by the government. Taxes fund a wide variety of programs: Taxes are used to pay for everything from roads and bridges to special projects like studying methane emission from dairy cows. Private sector worker taxes pay for government jobs: When someone works for a public school, a public college or university, the TSA, the military, a company who executes government contracts, an organization that receives government grants etc. his/her salary is paid by people working in the private sector. Even though government employees pay "taxes," these "taxes" just reduce the cost of that worker, since the taxes go back into the pool of money used to pay government salaries. As a result, it is impossible for the government to operate without loans or tax contributions from private sector workers. Tax marketing is often different from tax implementation: Taxpayers are often more willing to approve taxes for education, so government agencies will sometimes market a tax as a way to improve schools without restricting the money to schooling. Once your kids have an understanding of taxation, they can make sound economic decisions for themselves and help their communities make wise choices about taxes and community services. Juliann Talkington is the founder of Renascence School International (www.rschoolgroup. org). You can reach her at jtalkington@ rschoolonline.org.EDUCATIONKids needs tax education Julianna Talkington Maizy is a sweet, calm 3-year-old red Labrador Retriever mix. She walks softly atone's side and is happy to do anything asked of her. She weighs about 60 pounds and is up to date on all her vaccinations. Shealso ismicrochipped, heartworm negative and spayed. Her adoption cost is $25. Visit Maizy atBay County Animal Services, 6401 Bay Line Drive, Panama City or call 850-767-3333 to find out more.BAY COUNTY PET OF THE WEEK: 'MAIZY'Maizy is available from Bay County Animal Services. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO] PANAMA CITYGulf Coast names honors scholarship recipientsThe Gulf Coast State College Foundation has announce its 2018-2019 High School Honors Scholarship recipients. These scholarships, used to offset the cost of tuition, are awarded to local high school seniors with a weighted GPA of 3.5 who plan to continue their education at Gulf Coast.The following students were chosen from more than 70 applicants and will be honored during the Honors Convocation Ceremony at 6 p.m. April 27 in the Amelia Center Theatre: Savannah Gard-ner, Deane Bozeman School; Jackson Alford, Emily Cobb, and Emily Weathersby, Mosley High School; Abby Earnest, North Bay Haven Charter School; Kendall Cook and Rima Patel, Rutherford High School; and Savannah Harrison, Anna Setterich and Rylee Waters, Wewahitchka High School.BATON ROUGE, LA.Lynn Haven's Sunday inducted into honor society Tiffany Sunday of Lynn Haven recently was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest all-discipline collegiate honor society.Sunday, initiated at Florida State University, is among about 30,000 students, faculty, pro-fessional staff and alumni initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Member-ship is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction. News Herald staff reportsLIFESTYLE BRIEFS

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 D5 READER FEEDBACK TODAY IN HISTORY HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOUNG ARTIST CATCH OF THE DAYDayton Mucha, 11, brought in this monster black drum all by himself yesterday from the surf in front of Pinnacle Port. [CHRIS MUCHA/ CONTRIBUTED PHOTO] Today1  THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEŽ: 2:30 p.m. at the Amelia Center Theatre, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City. Details and tickets: GulfCoast.edu/arts2 HILLSIDE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT „ OPENING RECEPTION: 3 p.m. EDT at Holy Family Senior Center, Seventh Street and Avenue L, Apalachicola. An exhibit of rare photographs of former Holy Family School and the African-American hill community. Exhibit will remain up at Holy Family for the duration of April. Free; open to the public. Details: saveourshotguns.org/events/ pearls3 GRAND LAGOON WATERFRONT FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Capt. Andersons Restaurant parking lot, 5551 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Details: WaterfrontMarkets.org or 850-481-68684 LICENSE-FREE FRESHWATER FISHING : Residents and visitors are invited to partake in license-free “ shing in state freshwater “ sheries April 7-8 as part of the Keep Florida Fishing initiative. Monday5 PANAMA CITY BOP & SHAG : 6:30-9 p.m. at Grand Square Hall, 1105 Bob Little Road, Panama City, with dinner, dance and fun (East/West Coast swing, Latin, ballroom). Admission $3.6  THE ENCHANTED GALAPAGOS ISLANDS AND DARWINS FINCHESŽ: 7 p.m. at the Science and Discovery Center of Northwest Florida, 308 Airport Road, Panama City; presented by Norman Capra. Free; open to all. Refreshments provided.GO AND DOWe want to see your catch of the day: Post your photos to the News Herald Facebook page with your name, city of residence and information about the photo. Email photos to yourpix@pcnh.com. This photo was sent in by Alice Emerson and she said, A beautiful moon on an Easter morningŽ [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO] PICTURE PERFECTWe want your photos: Post your photos to the News Herald Facebook page with your name, city of residence and information about the photo. You can email photos to yourpix@pcnh.com. CELEBRATE COMMUNITYMariah Proctor Kindergarten Breakfast Point Academy Today is Sunday, April 8 the 98th day of 2018. There are 267 days left in the year. Highlight in History: On April 8, 1974 Hank Aaron of the Atlanta B raves hit his 715th career home run in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, breaking Babe Ruths record. On this date: In 1820 the Venus de Milo statue was discovered by a farmer on the Greek island of Milos. In 1864 the United States Senate passed, 38-6, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishing slavery. (The House of Representatives passed it in January 1865; the amendment was rati“ ed and adopted in December 1865.) In 1913 the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, providing for popular election of U.S. senators (as opposed to appointment by state legislatures), was rati“ ed. In 1935 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act, which provided money for programs such as the Works Progress Administration. In 1946 the League of Nations assembled in Geneva for its “ nal session. In 1952 President Harry S. Truman seized the American steel industry to avert a nationwide strike. (The Supreme Court later ruled that Truman had overstepped his authority, opening the way for a seven-week strike by steelworkers.) In 1973 artist Pablo Picasso died in Mougins, France, at age 91. In 1988 TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart resigned from the Assemblies of God after he was defrocked for rejecting an order from the churchs national leaders to stop preaching for a year amid reports he had consorted with a prostitute. In 1993 singer Marian Anderson died in Portland, Oregon, at age 96. In 1994 Kurt Cobain, singer and guitarist for the grunge band Nirvana, was found dead in Seattle from an apparently self-in” icted gunshot wound; he was 27. In 2003 kidnapper-rapist John Jamelske, who had imprisoned “ ve women and girls, one after another, as sex slaves inside a makeshift dungeon in his DeWitt, New York, home, was arrested. (Jamelske, who pleaded guilty to “ ve counts of “ rst-degree kidnapping, is serving an 18 years-to-life sentence in a maximum security prison.) In a recent letter to the editor, Wayne Harris, of Crestview wrote in his support for opening us the Eastern Gulf to drilling. "America is blessed with abundant energy resources that have made us the worlds leading energy producer. We produce so much because the world relies on oil and natural gas." Patricia Maureen: "I nominate this letter for the Scott Pruitt Oil and Gas Award." Richard Weber: "Even the threat from an oil spill destroyed our economy. Why would anyone want to take the risk of doing that again? One problem many people have is understanding the consequences of their wishes. Some just have $$ on their minds." Bay County will have to install a new underwater water main below the Hathaway Bridge to serve the eastern part of Panama City Beach, at a cost that could exceed $7 million. Dick Weeber: "No problems. They should be able to get a local contractor to low bid this project and then run up the cost with change orders to 8-12 million due to unforeseen problems." In a recent letter to the editor, Steve Hough, of Southport, wrote in about adopting open primaries in Florida. "Florida is only one of nine states with closed primaries, while nonaffiliated voters represent 27 percent of our electorate. As ourŽ primaries are publicly funded, and 84 four percent of races are unopposed or decided in a primary, change is long overdue." Richard Winger: "The proposal Steve Hough favors is not an "open primary". An open primary has been de“ ned in US Supreme Court decisions and political science textbooks as a system in which any voter can choose any party's primary ballot, but each party has its own nominees and its own primary ballot. But Hough wants a system in which the November ballot is con“ ned to only two candidates, which is not the same thing and which severely restricts voter choice in November. California and Washington state are the only states with that system, and they have reduced voter turnout." Comedian Shecky Greene is 92. Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Seymour Hersh is 81. Former U.N. SecretaryGeneral Kofi Annan is 80. Basketball Hall of Famer John Havlicek is 78. To submit birthdays, email pcnhnews@pcnh.com with birthdayŽ in the subject line, or drop off a current photo and “ ll out a birthday form at the front desk of The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St. The deadline is noon three business days prior to the birthday. Birthday announcements must include the persons “ rst and last name, city and age. The photo is a mug shot and must be a clear photo. DEAR ABBY: I'm the youngest of four sisters. The oldest sister is the only one who has children „ three girls under the age of 12. I'm a high school teacher who works about 60 hours a week during the school year between teaching, grading, attending meetings, completing paperwork, tutoring before and after school, and planning lessons. My second-oldest sister wants to plan an elaborate road trip this summer that involves renting an RV and driving cross-country with our nieces to visit Disneyland. She feels that since I have the summer off, I should be more than happy to go on this trek. I love my students and nieces, but by the time summer rolls around, the last thing I want to do is spend a week or more in a camper with kids. I told her I have some summer training to go to, which is true, hoping she would drop the subject. She hasn't. I don't want my sister's or my nieces' feelings to be hurt, but I flat-out don't want to do this. What can I tell them? „ SWEATING IT OUT IN THE SOUTHDEAR SWEATING IT OUT: Forgive me if this is blasphemy, but Disneyland isn't everyone's cup of tea. That's why it's time to tell your sisters the truth. You deserve a child-free summer break if you want one, and that fact should not be regarded as a personal insult to anyone. DEAR ABBY: After I retired, I wrote a book. I sent a copy to old friends at no charge. Upon receipt, they gave lukewarm thanks and criticized me for not personalizing it by handwriting a few words to them. How should I deal with these people who often tend to criticize? „ PUZZLED IN CALIFORNIADEAR PUZZLED: Some people feel that an inscription in a book makes it a more personal gift. That said, "deal" with it by accepting the criticism graciously and offer to autograph your book for them if they will return it to you. 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.DEAR ABBYRV road trip with preteens is no vacation for teacher Jeanne Phillips

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** Trivia FunŽ with Wilson Casey, Guinness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country. Comments, questions or suggestions? WC@TriviaGuy.com 1. Is the book of Terebinth in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. What sprang up and shadowed over Jonahs head delivering him from his grief? Hemlock, Gourd, Flowers, Fig tree 3. From Judges 16, where did Samson tell Delilah that his great strength lies? Deep voice, Mighty arms, Long hair, Kind heart 4. Who married King David after her evil husband, Nabal, died? Tamar, Abigail, Vashti, Sarah 5. Which mans name in the book of Genesis means hairyŽ? Seth, Cain, Abel, Esau 6. How many times is the word LuciferŽ in the Bible (KJV)? 1, 13, 112, 666 ANSWERS: 1. Neither, 2. Gourd, 3. Long hair, 4. Abigail, 5. Esau, 6. 1 (Isaiah 14:12) D6 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald TRIVIA BY WILSON CASEY Wilson CaseyHOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY MATHIS WHATS HAPPENING LOS ANGELES TIMES SUNDAY CROSSWORD PUZZLEEdited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols LewisBy Jeffrey WechslerAcross 1 Humanities degs. 4 Dangerous thing to fall in with 12 Enhances 18 Exiled, with "away" 19 Nonconforming 20 Kitchen gadget 21 Eponymous reader 22 Interfaith service attendees? 24 Conquered after being lost, as territory 26 Part of it is on L.I. 27 __ food 28 Arsonist's alibi? 32 __ resources 34 Ornamental shrub 35 Gurus' retreats 37 Ill-gotten gains 42 Sheep group 44 Pre-adulthood stages 46 Venerable retailer 49 Even once 50 Reliable sort 52 Glitzy rock genre 54 Goliath, to David 55 Levelheaded 56 Cause of business failure? 59 State requiring "Stat!" 61 Enterprise bridge “ gure 62 Distinguished screwballs? 64 More than not 67 Unre“ ned 70 "The Goldbergs" airer 71 "House" actor Epps 72 Uproar over a cont roversial win? 76 Eponymous salad creator 79 "That is my intention" 80 Niche market for airport bookstores? 87 Emulate a condor 88 Spherical organ 90 "Star Wars" saga “ xture 91 Equanimity 92 First word of "Send in the Clowns" 93 WWI battle river 95 Stop on the briny 97 S.F. commuting system 98 16th-century Sorrentoborn poet 100 Cape user 102 SALT subject 103 Barely bested, with "out" 106 Dumpster hoverers? 111 Like Stephen King's Pennywise 114 Medium power? 116 Golden quality? 117 Hygiene product for very big teeth? 122 Yawn-inducing 123 One changing lines, perhaps 124 End of an ultimatum 125 98-Across' lang. 126 Yes 127 Manhattan region 128 Sardine catcher Down 1 Stimulating nut 2 Women's fashion chain 3 Really angry 4 Bombers' home? 5 Radius location 6 Young socialite 7 Pixar output, brie” y 8 Track competitor 9 Brand including Regenerist products 10 De“ ant reply to a dare 11 Soft & __: deodorant 12 Sleep disorder 13 Make less dangerous, as a snake 14 Acer rival 15 Vending machine opening 16 Acer employee 17 TV planet 18 Banzai Pipeline feature 19 Frozen drink brand 23 Omega, to a physicist 25 London's __ Gardens 29 Ruth wore one 30 What kilowatt hours measure 31 Knickknack perch 33 Its Space Command has HQ in Colorado 36 Capital of Eritrea 38 Alter, as a tailor might 39 First Family name 40 Dueling party 41 Low cards 42 Consumer protection org. 43 Conquistador's treasure 44 Paci“ c Rim nation 45 Eurasian border river 47 Opposite of a squeaker 48 Lowly worker 51 Tom of "Newhart" 53 Math subj. 57 Grounds crew concern 58 Information source, with "the" 60 All over the world 63 Bookkeeping no. 64 Champagne cocktail 65 Hurricanes form over them 66 Embarks 68 Furry TV ET 69 License holder? 72 Stop by 73 GPS data 74 Foolish one 75 Food in a humility metaphor 77 Spheres 78 Vanquish 81 Hall of Fame chef De Laurentiis 82 Wreaked state 83 Tinkered with 84 "Soon" 85 ATM giant 86 Procure 89 Full-“ gured model born Melissa Miller 94 Archipelago with an eponymous wine 96 Storied vessel 99 Big weight 101 Java creation 102 Workers' org. formed in 1886 104 Vasarely's genre 105 Word for word?: Abbr. 107 Actor Davis 108 Raised symbol of resistance 109 Brilliant display 110 Market 111 They're chewed in pastures 112 Wrigley Field stats 113 Sunrise direcci„n 115 "Do the Right Thing" pizzeria 117 "Many fresh streams meet in one salt __": Shakespeare 118 Little piggy 119 Sol preceders 120 CXII halved 121 20-volume ref.Low Flow ARIES (March 21-April 19) „ You can have creative insights anywhere, but you're going to have more of them in a brand-new environment, particularly one in which you feel somewhat (but not too) relaxed. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) „ Don't be too quick to sum up the people and situations you encounter. The trouble with putting things into strict categories is that those boxes will focus you in such a way as to miss the interplay among things. GEMINI (May 21-June 21) „ You've been unaware of the subtle pressures around you that were in” uencing you to be one way and not another. But something happens today to wake you up and help you better understand the dynamics affecting you. CANCER (June 22-July 22) „ What brings out your exceptional qualities? A demand for them. Therefore, you don't mind the problems that come up today, because they are a chance to rise up and hone the best parts of you. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) „ You'll “ gure out how to help another person get past a hurdle, make an improvement or think of the problem differently. This is no small win. The success of others will be your success. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) „ Wearing shoes indoors is acceptable or unacceptable, depending on whose house you're in. Neither is more correct, as it's a matter of personal preference. Other matters of personal preference will in” uence today's proceedings. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) „ The new people around you have something to do with a shift in your thoughts and emotions. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21) „ Your ability to accept, support, care for and love yourself is increasing, and you like how your life is going as a result of this. You're ready to get radically honest on a you-to-you basis. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) „ Ideally, you could shed the past like a snake shedding its skin, because wearing the past is just dulling the vibrancy of the emerging you. You're so clever; you can “ nd a way to fold up the story and compartmentalize it. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) „ You're playful, fun, energetic and curious. Your mood is perfect for making new friends. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) „ You'll get the chance to observe possible candidates for your friendship. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) „ You can't see your own attractiveness in action, and you never know exactly what it is about you that's working for another person, but you can be sure that it is; the response you get now is proof of this.TodayLICENSE-FREE FRESHWATER FISHING: Residents and visitors are invited to partake in license-free “ shing in state freshwater “ sheries today as part of the Keep Florida Fishing initiative. 'THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE': 2:30 p.m. at the Amelia Center Theatre, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City. Details and tickets, GulfCoast.edu/arts HILLSIDE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: 3 p.m. EDT at Holy Family Senior Center, 7th Street and Avenue L, Apalachicola. Enjoy an exhibit of rare photographs of former Holy Family School and the African-American hill community. Last year, Save or Shotguns donated more than 40 enlarged archival photographs to this display of historic images. This exhibit will remain up at Holy Family, for the duration of April. Admission is free and open to the public. Details at saveourshotguns.org/events/ pearls GRAND LAGOON WATERFRONT FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Capt. Anderson's Restaurant parking lot, 5551 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Hosting makers, bakers and growers year-round. Details at WaterfrontMarkets.org or 850-481-6868MondayAARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Panama City Beach Library. IRS certi“ ed aides will provide free income tax preparation. Bring your 2017 tax documents, a picture ID, and a Social Security card for each person on the tax return; bring a checkbook to verify the routing and account number for a refund. The 2016 tax return will be helpful also. AARP focuses on low-to-moderate income taxpayers of all ages; you do not have to be an AARP member. No appointments; “ rst-come is “ rst-served. Details, Phil Cunningham at 850-7747953 or pwcinpc@gmail. com ADVENTURES IN ALYS: 10 a.m. at Fonville Press in Alys Beach. Free admission. Suitable for all ages. One of a kind storytelling experience with audience participation. Details at LoveTheRep.com IDENTITY ART EXHBIT : 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Amelia Center Main Gallery (Room 112) at Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. U.S. 98, Panama City. The exhibit features ceramic sculpture and wares by Keith Smith and Wesley Harvey. STORIES BY THE SEA: 3:30 p.m. at Solomon Square, 45 Central Square, Seaside. Free admission. Suitable for all ages. The Seaside Rep offers new stories and chances for participation daily; Improv Bootcamp for Kids students join the performance each Friday. Details at LoveTheRep.com 'THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER': 6 p.m. at the Seaside Amphitheatre on Central Square. Free admission. Suitable for all ages. Details at LoveTheRep.com PANAMA CITY BOP & SHAG : 6:30-9 p.m. at Grand Square Hall, 1105 Bob Little Rd, Panama City with dinner and dance (East/ West Coast Swing, Latin, Ballroom). Admission is $3. 'THE ENCHANTED GALAPAGOS ISLANDS AND DARWIN'S FINCHES': 7 p.m. at the Science and Discovery Center of Northwest Florida, 308 Airport Road, Panama City; presented by Norman Capra. Program is sponsored by Bay County Audubon Society. Free and open to all; visitors welcome. Refreshments provided.Tuesday55th BAY ANNUAL ART EXHIBIT: April 10 through May 4 at Panama City Center for the Arts, 19 E. Fourth St., Panama City. Admission: Free to the public during regular gallery hours. Details at CenterForTheArtsPC.com TAI CHI A BETTER BALANCE: 9 a.m. at the Lynn Haven Senior Center, Lynn Haven, facilitated by a certi“ ed instructor. Details, 850-277-2730 AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bay County Fairgrounds. IRS certi“ ed aides will provide free income tax preparation. Bring your 2017 tax documents, a picture ID, and a Social Security card for each person on the tax return; bring a checkbook to verify the routing and account number for a refund. The 2016 tax return will be helpful also. AARP focuses on low-to-moderate income taxpayers of all ages; you do not have to be an AARP member. No appointments; “ rst-come is “ rst-served. Details, Phil Cunningham at 850-7747953 or pwcinpc@gmail. com

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 E1 VIEWPOINTS The lousy Republicans are supposed to decrease federal spending and get our deficit under control, not blow the budget even more!Ž Ah, yes, you speak of the massive $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill President Trump just signed into law. Members of Congress were givenonly24 hours to read the 2,232-page monstrosity, which nobody did before voting for it.Ž What the heck is an omnibus bill, anyhow?Ž It combines 13 separate appropriation bills, which Congress otherwise must pass and the president must sign, into a single bill that funds all government departments and activities.Ž I thought it is Congress job to fund each appropriation bill separately in a sane, transparent and timely manner„ so that we taxpayers can see what our tax dollars are paying for.Ž So naive! Too many politicians prefer an omnibus approach because it allows them to sneak in lots of goodies in the dark of night. Such bills are then rammed through the approval process before any meaningful review or debate can take place.Ž The dirty rotten sons of a gun! We already have $21 trillion in debt„ thats more than 100 percent of GDP„ and $1 trillion deficits as far as the eye can see. Republicans failed us!Ž Theres no doubt about that. However, theres one silver lining: The Trump administration doubled funding for research into nuclear fusion.Ž What the heck is nuclear fusion?Ž According to Fast Company, it uses hydrogen atoms, an incredibly abundant fuel, to provide clean, almost limitless power, while avoiding the hazardous waste problem and catastrophic risk of current nuclear power.Ž Can you explain that in English?Ž Nuclear fusion can cleanly produce virtually unlimited amounts of incredibly low-cost electric power. It would end the worlds dependence on carbon-emitting fossil fuels, greatly impacting climate-change debates. It would slash manufacturing costs and unleash economic miracles.Ž Cool beans.Ž Despite all the negative news in the world„ despite our countrys reckless spending„ science and technology are in the midst of a powerful new industrial revolution.Ž What is its name?Ž It is called Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution, whereby interconnections among machines, systems, assets and people are enabling massive insights and improvements in efficiency and performance across all human processes.ŽNuclear fusion is federal bloats silver lining Tom PurcellSee PURCELL, E2AUGUSTA, Ga. „ Tiger Woods, who become his own cautionary tale, makes his biggest pitch for a redemptive comeback this week. And what better place to stage his comeback than The Masters tournament? It has been a tough decade for Tiger so far. You will remember that his wife, Elin, wanted to divorce him, citing irreconcilable waitresses. But she dropped the plan when she read her pre-nup; she just wanted Tiger to get his philandering under control and abide by the rules of golf, including the 14-club hostess limit. Then they settled, finally divorcing with one of the few nondisclosure agreements that worked. Then Tiger hurt his back (I think by picking up too many pancake waitresses). He went to sex rehab, drug rehab and drunk camp. Hes been to Betty Ford so many times the cafeteria named a sandwich after him. When Tiger staged his first comeback, he played terribly. He seemed unable to drive a golf ball or a car. Harrison Ford hit more fairways with his plane than Tiger did during that year. Why would Tiger not want to return to playing on the PGA Tour? Its a great life: You make the money of a Republican, have as much sex as a Democrat, and fly around in a $60 million private Gulfstream jets like our FBI director. He got his DUI while he was on pain meds. The charge was dismissed because he said he was just swerving to miss a tree. It turned out the treeŽ was the air freshener hanging on his rear-view mirror, but it held up in Florida. Will he ever command the moral high ground it takes to hawk Buicks or AT&T? Most of his sponsors dropped him. The one that stayed with him the longest during that time was Lasik Eye Clinics „ until ugly pancake waitress mistresses started to show up. Im always shocked gullible consumers think Tiger would ever drive a Buick or risk missing a booty call due to spotty AT&T cell coverage. It is always dangerous to put yourself out there as a role model. Charles Barkley, whom I really like, probably said it best in his own Nike commercial: Im not your role model.Ž With all the sexual harassment and non-consensual affairs by celebs, we are starting to look back on Tigers dalliances as a kinder, gentler time. Stars often have no real friends who will risk that friendship to tell them when they are off track, and Tiger was one of them. And that is the problem with big celebs. It happened to Elvis. When he started gaining weight and doing karate kicks on stage in that white jump suit and cape, a true friend would have arranged an intervention on The King right then.Tiger inding his way out of the woods Ron HartMany older Americans take several kinds of vitamins, despite a lack of evidence that they prevent disease. [DREAMSTIME VIA MCT] By Liz SzaboKaiser Health NewsWhen she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary studies in the early 1990s had linked both supplements to a lower risk of heart disease. She urged her father to pop the pills as well: Dad, you should be on these vitamins, because every cardiologist is taking them or putting their patients onŽ them, recalled Gulati, now chief of cardiology for the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix. But just a few years later, she found herself reversing course, after rigorous clinical trials found neither vitamin E nor folic acid supplements did anything to protect the heart. Even worse, studies linked high-dose vitamin E to a higher risk of heart failure, prostate cancer and death from any cause.  You might want to stop taking these, Gulati told her father. More than half of Americans take vitamin supplements, including 68 percent of those age 65 and older, according to a 2013 Gallup poll. Among older adults, 29 percent take four or more supplements of any kind, according to a Journal of Nutrition study published in 2017. Often, preliminary studies fuel irrational exuberance about a promising dietary supplement, leading millions of people to buy in to the trend. Many never stop. They continue even though more rigorous studies „ which can take many years to complete „ almost never find that vitamins prevent disease, and in some cases cause harm. The enthusiasm does tend to outpace the evidence,Ž said Dr. JoAnn Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Bostons Brigham and Womens Hospital. Theres no conclusive evidence dietary supplements prevent chronic disease in the average American, Manson said. And while a handful of vitamin and mineral studies have had positive results, those findings havent been strong enough to recommend supplements to the general U.S. public, she said. The National Institutes of Health has spent more than $2.4 billion since 1999 studying vitamins and minerals. Yet for all the research weve done, we dont have much to show for it,Ž said Dr. Barnett Kramer, director of cancer prevention at the National Cancer Institute. A big part of the problem, Kramer said, could be that much nutrition research has been based on faulty assumptions, including the notion that people need more vitamins and minerals than a typical diet provides; that megadoses are always safe; and that scientists can boil down the benefits of vegetables like broccoli into a daily pill. Vitamin-rich foods can cure diseases related to vitamin deficiency. Oranges and limes were famously shown to prevent scurvy in vitamin-deprived 18th-century sailors. And research has long shown that populations that eat a lot of fruits and vegetables tend to be healthier than others. But when researchers tried to deliver the key ingredients of a healthy diet in a capsule, Kramer said, those efforts nearly always failed. Its possible the chemicals in the fruits and vegetables on your plate work together in ways that scientists dont fully understand „ and which cant be replicated in a tablet, said Marjorie McCullough, strategic director of nutritional epidemiology for the American Cancer Society. More important, perhaps, is that most Americans get plenty of the essentials, anyway. Although the Western diet has a lot of problems „ too much sodium, sugar, saturated fat and calories, in general „ its not short on vitamins, said Alice Lichtenstein, a professor Older Americans hooked despite scar ce evidence they workVitamins: Money wasted?See HART, E2 See SZABO, E2

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** E2 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News Herald VIEWPOINTS Americas white working class has never had a champion more eloquent than the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I dont mean to suggest that this was his mission, but it was the inevitable outcome of his generosity of spirit. King was the central force of the civil rights movement for black Americans, and as long as there are white Americans who think the color of ones skin determines the boundaries of ones community, none of us white people can lay claim to any part of King. Fortunately, he didnt draw those kinds of lines when it came to his advocacy for fellow Americans. His fight for workers rights and economic justice was a crusade for every man and woman of any color who punched a time clock for a living. Yet so few of the people I come from, the white working class, have been willing to see the ally we had in King. On March 18, 1968, less than a month before an assassins bullet ended his life, King stood before a packed house of striking black sanitation workers and their supporters in Memphis, Tennessee, and trumpeted the inherent grace in manual labor. His exact wording „ all labor has dignityŽ „ shook the rafters of Mason Temple of the Church of God in Christ and is well-known to this day. It is also the title of Michael K. Honeys book of Kings speeches on labor rights and economic justice, which is how I happened to read his entire speech from that day. In four short words void of race or gender, King lifted up all workers in this rebuke to those who would measure a persons worth by the status of his or her profession. To fully appreciate the impact of those four words, it helps to know the sentence that came before it. One day,Ž he said, our society will come to respect the sanitation worker if it is to survive, for the person who picks up our garbage, in the final analysis, is as significant as the physician, for if he doesnt do this job, diseases are rampant. All labor has dignity.Ž How glorious, likening sanitation workers to doctors. King had long talked about his dream of a land where men will not take necessities from the many to give luxuries to the few,Ž but by 1968, he was lifting the lives of workers everywhere and assuring the world of their worthiness. In a few words,Ž Honey writes, King added union rights for the working poor to his campaign on behalf of the unemployed in both the cities and the newly mechanized cotton country. Memphis thus became the first real front of struggle in the Poor Peoples Campaign.Ž Theres another reason white working-class families were beneficiaries of Kings bravery. Many Americans came to oppose the Vietnam War, but no one jarred our countrys collective conscience like King when he came out against it. And no one had more reason to be grateful for his courage than communities of working-class parents of sons with draft cards and no college deferments up their sleeves. The new HBO documentary King in the WildernessŽ lays bare how Kings condemnation of the war turned many, including some friends and supporters, against him. This compounded a sense of isolation in the final months of his life. What would have happened, I wonder, if more white working-class families had followed King into the streets against that war? Where would we be as a nation if families like mine had embraced Martin Luther King Jr. as our hero, too, while he was still alive? Well never know, but imagining it can still bring me to my knees. Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist with Creators Syndicate.MLK and 50 years of working-class what-ifs Connie Schultz How does this relate to nuclear fusion?Ž Because it is allowing technology innovation to happen at a much faster pace. The New York Post explains that until very recently, with the creation of powerful new superconductors, nuclear fusion has been an extremely expensive laboratory experiment that requires more energy inputs than it outputs.Ž English, please.Ž The nuclear fusionreaction process is hotter than the center of the sun„ so hot it will melt any power plant that would attempt to contain it. The solution is to use powerful magnets to create a field to hold the fusion reaction in place without it touching anything solid. But until recently, it took more energy to power the magnets than was produced by the fusion-reaction process.Ž The new superconductors solve that?Ž Yes, the new superconductors can produce powerful magnets that are smaller and require less energy. That means, reports the Post, that for the first time, their system produces more energy than it consumes. The MIT/Commonwealth Fusion Systems team leading the research says it could be commercially viable in only 15 years. And, boy, will that change the world!Ž OK, so theres one silver lining in the massive spending bill. I just hope that nuclear fusion produces massive wealth, because were going to need every penny to pay off our rapidly growing debt!Ž Tom Purcell is a columnist with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Cagle Cartoons. PURCELLFrom Page E1In addition to the quantity, the quality of women Tiger trafficked in should have been cause for alarm. Most of the ones I saw looked a little like truck stop strippers and a whole lot like Dog the Bounty Hunter. I bet a few of them were lying. When asked who was sexually inappropriate with them, they named either Tiger or whoever was willing to settle. When back surgery sidelined him from having sex, he got a consolatory call from Bill Clinton just to remind him that hed be missed and that chasing women is a sport bigger than any one player. To his credit, Tiger handled it all with class. He didnt go crying to Oprah or Dr. Phil. He never dated a Kardashian. He admitted his mistakes, and this time he seemed sincere. There are no winners when our sports heroes whimper. I cannot imagine Babe Ruth, Wilt Chamberlain or Mickey Mantle doing interviews in a Dr. Phil-style, group therapy mea culpa,Ž like Tiger has been advised to do. And, of course, Donald Trump never culpas.Ž Unless someone is physically hurt, when women who had consensual sex come out of the woodwork later for money or notoriety these famous men need to adopt the Trump Doctrine: Wait one news cycle and do something else imprudent to make them forget it. Ron Hart, a libertarian syndicated oped humorist, award-winning author and TV/radio commentator, can be reached at Ron@RonaldHart.com, or visit www.RonaldHart.com. HARTFrom Page E1at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. And although there are more than 90,000 dietary supplements from which to choose, federal health agencies and advisers still recommend that Americans meet their nutritional needs with food, especially fruits and vegetables. Also, American food is highly fortified „ with vitamin D in milk, iodine in salt, B vitamins in flour, even calcium in some brands of orange juice. Without even realizing it, someone who eats a typical lunch or breakfast is essentially eating a multivitamin,Ž said journalist Catherine Price, author of Vitamania: How Vitamins Revolutionized the Way We Think About Food.Ž That can make studying vitamins even more complicated, Price said. Researchers may have trouble finding a true control group, with no exposure to supplemental vitamins. If everyone in a study is consuming fortified food, vitamins may appear less effective. The body naturally regulates the levels of many nutrients, such as vitamin C and many B vitamins, Kramer said, by excreting what it doesnt need in urine. He added: Its hard to avoid getting the full range of vitamins.Ž Not all experts agree. Dr. Walter Willett, a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, says its reasonable to take a daily multivitamin for insurance.Ž Willett said clinical trials underestimate supplements true benefits because they arent long enough, often lasting five to 10 years. It could take decades to notice a lower rate of cancer or heart disease in vitamin takers, he said. For Charlsa Bentley, 67, keeping up with the latest nutrition research can be frustrating. She stopped taking calcium, for example, after studies found it doesnt protect against bone fractures. Additional studies suggest calcium supplements increase the risk of kidney stones and heart disease. I faithfully chewed those calcium supplements, and then a study said they didnt do any good at all,Ž said Bentley, from Austin, Texas. Its hard to know whats effective and whats not.Ž Bentley still takes five supplements a day: a multivitamin to prevent dry eyes, magnesium to prevent cramps while exercising, red yeast rice to prevent diabetes, coenzyme Q10 for overall health and vitamin D based on her doctors recommendation. Like many people who take dietary supplements, Bentley also exercises regularly „ playing tennis three to four times a week „ and watches what she eats. People who take vitamins tend to be healthier, wealthier and better educated than those who dont, Kramer said. They are probably less likely to succumb to heart disease or cancer, whether they take supplements or not. That can skew research results, making vitamin pills seem more effective than they really are. Preliminary findings also canlead researchers to the wrong conclusions. For example, scientists have long observed that people with high levels of an amino acid called homocysteine are more likely to have heart attacks. Because folic acid can lower homocysteine levels, researchers once hoped folic acid supplements would prevent heart attacks and strokes. In a series of clinical trials, folic acid pills lowered homocysteine levels but had no overall benefit for heart disease, Lichtenstein said. Studies of fish oil also may have led researchers astray. When studies of large populations showed that people who eat lots of seafood had fewer heart attacks, many assumed the benefits came from the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil, Lichtenstein said. Rigorous studies have failed to show fish oil supplements prevent heart attacks. A clinical trial of fish oil pills and vitamin D, whose results are expected to be released within the year, may provide clearer questions about whether they prevent disease. But its possible the benefits of sardines and salmon have nothing to do with fish oil, Lichtenstein said. People who have fish for dinner may be healthier due to what they dont eat, such as meatloaf and cheeseburgers. Eating fish is probably a good thing, but we havent been able to show that taking fish oil (supplements) does anything for you,Ž said Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Taking megadoses of vitamins and minerals, using amounts that people could never consume through food alone, could be even more problematic. Theres something appealing about taking a natural product, even if youre taking it in a way that is totally unnatural,Ž Price said. Early studies, for example, suggested beta carotene, a substance found in carrots, might help prevent cancer. In the tiny amounts provided by fruits and vegetables, beta carotene and similar substances appear to protect the body from a process called oxidation, which damages healthy cells, said Dr. Edgar Miller, a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Experts were shocked when two large, welldesigned studies in the 1990s found beta carotene pills actually increased lung cancer rates. Likewise, a clinical trial published in 2011 found that vitamin E, also an antioxidant, increased the risk of prostate cancer in men by 17 percent. Such studies reminded researchers that oxidation isnt all bad; it helps kill bacteria and malignant cells, wiping them out before they can grow into tumors, Miller said. Vitamins are not inert,Ž said Dr. Eric Klein, a prostate cancer expert at the Cleveland Clinic who led the vitamin E study. They are biologically active agents. We have to think of them in the same way as drugs. If you take too high a dose of them, they cause side effects.Ž Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a national health policy news service distributed by the Washington Post News Service & Syndicate. It is an editorially independent program of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation which is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. SZABOFrom Page E1 Tiger Woods hits a shot on the 12th hole during the “ rst round at the Masters golf tournament Thursday in Augusta, Georgia. [MATT SLOCUM/AP]

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** The News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 E3 VIEWPOINTS ANOTHER VIEWChildren behind bars exist in a Neverland where their views and emotions regarding the outside world remain stuck in the adolescent perspective that got them incarcerated, making it almost impossible to adjust to life once released. How can it be otherwise when their every move and thought is controlled within this countrys juvenile jails by the adults who watch over them? They become institutionalized,Ž unable to accomplish tasks on their own. Add that to the fact that too little attention is given to individualizing a childs treatment to deal with the trauma, poverty and neglect that might have contributed to their original crime. It is a toxic mix. For example, Cristian Fernandez, convicted at age 12 of murdering his 2-year-old half-brother in 2011, only received individualized trauma-focused treatment when the system was pressured to provide it. Why wasnt such therapy routine? Particularly for someone like Fernandez, who was himself the victim of both sexual and physical abuse? Then theres always the possibility the juvenile detention facilities will inflict their own lasting psychological damage on children. After combing through 10 years of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice incident reports, the Miami Herald concluded these juvenile facilities were often inhumane places where staff encouraged juvenile offenders to fight and abuse others, sometimes to the point of death. The problem becomes even more dramatic when children are direct filedŽ into adult court with the expectation that, if convicted, theyll do their time in adult prisons. In Florida, adult prisons are less prepared to deal with young offenders than the states juvenile justice system. According to a Southern Poverty Law Center report, the educational services they provide to children held in adult jails are in most cases seriously deficient. For some children, the services are virtually nonexistent. Adult jails are simply not intended or equipped to house children.Ž Although its bad for boys, its even worse for girls who have fewer services. As an example, Taylor Lawrance of Winter Haven was 15 when she and four other teens committed a home invasion where they stole electronics and clothes. One of the teens was armed, so armed robbery was added to Lawrances conviction. Lawrance, who in middle school was directed toward the International Baccalaureate program, was direct filed in Polk County and received 10 years in adult prison. She is currently behind bars at the Lowell Correctional Institution. Although Taylor, now 18, did earn a GED in prison, there have been few other programs available to her. The way Florida deals with its young offenders must be examined and reworked. It needs to be aimed at giving young offenders actual opportunities to turn their lives around and become productive citizens. They need individualized therapy and quality educational programs. They need life skills and a chance to become accustomed to realworld situations before they return to the community. And Florida must look at the system of direct filing children with the goal of decreasing the number of kids headed for adult prison. Prison is no place for children. This editorial first appeared in the Florida Times-Union.OUR VIEWPrison is no place for childrenI dont mind saying that this column represents a grossly understated review of Discrimination and Disparities,Ž just published by my longtime friend and colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell. In less than 200 pages, Sowell lays waste to myth after myth, not only in the United States but around the globe. One of those myths is that but for the fact of discrimination, wed all be proportionately represented in socio-economic characteristics, such as career, income, education and incarceration. The fact of business is that there is no evidence anywhere on earth, at any time in human history, that demonstrates that. Sowell shows socioeconomic outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups and nations in ways that cannot be explained by any one factor, whether its genetics, discrimination or some kind of exploitation. A study of National Merit Scholarship finalists shows firstborns are finalists more often than their multiple siblings combined. Data from the U.S., Germany and Britain show that the average IQ of firstborns is higher than the average IQ of their later siblings. Such outcomes challenge those who believe heredity or ones environment is the dominant factor in ones academic performance. Moreover, the finding shows that if there is not equality among people born to the same parents and living under the same roof, why should equality of outcomes be expected under other conditions? In Chapter 2, Sowell provides evidence that people wont take racial discrimination at any cost. The higher its cost, the less it will be tolerated, and vice versa. One example is segregated seating on municipal transit in the South. Many companies were privately owned, and their decision-makers understood they could lose profits by offending their black customers by establishing segregated seating. Transportation companies fought against laws mandating racially segregated seating, both politically and in the courts, but lost. Companies even chose to ignore the law. Faced with heavy fines, though, they began to comply with the law. The point is that the difference between the white transportation owners and the white politicians and segregationists was the transportation company owners had to bear the cost of alienating black riders, and the politicians and segregationists didnt. Sowell broadens his analysis to show regulated companies and organizations „ such as public utilities and nonprofit entities, including colleges and government agencies „ will be at the forefront when its politically popular to discriminate against blacks but also will be at the forefront when its politically popular to discriminate in favor of blacks. Why? Because in either case, they dont bear the burden of forgone profits. In Sowells chapter titled The World of Numbers,Ž he points out what Im going to call out-and-out dishonesty. In 2000, a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights study pointed out that 44.6 percent of black applicants were turned down for mortgages, while only 22.3 percent of whites were turned down. These and similar statistics led to charges of lending industry discrimination and demands that government do something about it. While the loan rejection rate for whites was 22.3 percent, that for Asians and native Hawaiians was only 12.4 percent. Those statistics didnt see the light of day. Why? They didnt fit the racial discrimination narrative. It would have been difficult for the race hustlers to convince the nation that lending institutions were discriminating against not only black applicants but white applicants, as well, in favor of Asian and native Hawaiian applicants. Walter E. Williams is a professor of economics at George Mason University and a columnist with Creators Syndicate.Discrimination and disparities ONLY ONLINEWRITE TO US: Letters should not exceed 300 words and include the writers name, address and phone number for veri“ cation. Letters may be edited for clarity and brevity. Guest columns of up to 600 words may be submitted as well. Write: Letters to the editor, The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City, FL 32401 Email: pcnhletters@pcnh.com.GET INVOLVEDFLORIDA LEGISLATURERep. Brad Drake Chipola College, Administration Building, Room 186, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446-1701; 850-718-0047; brad.drake@my” oridahouse.gov Rep. Jay Trumbull 455 Harrison Ave., Suite A, Panama City, FL 32401; District Of“ ce: 850-9146300; Jay.Trumbull@my” oridahouse.gov Sen. George Gainer Tallahassee Of“ ce, 302 Senate Of“ ce Building, 404 South Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32399; (850) 487-5002 Sen. Bill Montford 208 Senate Of“ ce Building, 404 S. Monroe St., Room 210, Tallahassee, FL 32399; 850-487-5003 Sen. Doug Broxson 418 West Garden St., Room 403, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-1036 Gov. Rick Scott The Capitol, Tallahassee, FL 32399; 850-488-4441; rick.scott@eog.my” orida.comU.S. CONGRESSRep. Neal Dunn U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. 20501; 202-225-5235; dunn.house.gov; Panama City Of“ ce, 840 W. 11th St., Suite 2250, Panama City, FL 32401; 850-785-0812 Rep. Matt Gaetz U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. 20501; 202-225-4136, gaetz.house.gov; Pensacola Of“ ce, 4300 Bayou Blvd., Suite 13, Pensacola, FL 32503 Sen. Bill Nelson U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C. 20501; 202-224-5274; billnelson.senate.gov Sen. Marco Rubio U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C. 20501; 202-224-3041; rubio.senate.gov Walter Williams [ One myth] is t hat but for the fact of discrimination, wed all be proportionately represented in socio-economic charact eris tics, such as career, income, education and incarceration.... Sowell shows socio-economic outcomes di er vastly among individuals, groups and nations in ways that cannot be explained by any one factor, whether its genetics, discrimination or some kind of exploitation. TOP 10 STORIES1. Rodents, roaches temporarily close 5 restaurants in March 2. Electrical “ re at PCB condo displaces dozens 3. Pedestrian killed on US 231 identi“ ed 4. BCSO: Couple netted after drug deal, shoot up in parking lot 5. Paula Deens Family Kitchen coming to Pier Park 6. Panama City PD of“ cer charged in DUI crash 7. Tunnells hunting charge dropped, leads to circuit-wide change 8. Jurors friendship with witness leads to second mistrial 9. BCSO: Woman arrested over drug use in front of child 10. FDOT: Water main repairs could compromise HathawayTOP 10 VIDEOS1. Humpback whale spotted near Panama City Beach 2. Guests at Watercrest have to “ nd new lodgings 3. Rare right whale spotted off on Panama City Beach 4. Tunnell defends against turkey charges 5. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 6. Lifeguard season starts at Panama City Beach 7. New indoor trampoline park on Beach 8. Bay County Sheriffs Of“ ce announces arrest of Broxton 9. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson prepares to ” y in a T-38 Talon jet 10. Easter egg hunt for students with visual impairmentsTOP 10 PODCASTS1. Tentacles of Addiction: Chris Jacksons story 2. Blotter Audible: Sub teacher offers lessons on weed, stuf“ ng dollar bills 3. 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** E4 Sunday, April 8, 2018 | The News HeraldSend Scrapbook photos with a brief description and identi“ cation of those pictured to pcnhnews@pcnh.com with ScrapbookŽ in the subject line. Inclusion is at editors discretion. SCRAPBOOK Destiny Marie Woods, 9, of Panama City has quali“ ed as a state “ nalist in the National American Miss Florida Pageant. The pageant will take place June 8-10 in Jacksonville. Destiny is the daughter of Amanda Johnson of Panama City. She enjoys dancing, gymnastics, art, singing, helping others, making people laugh and spending time with her family.Destiny Woods named pageant inalistThe St. Andrew Bay Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, recently recognized two local women for making a difference inthe community, Donna South, a current DAR member, and Marlene Womack. Donna South taught 30 years in education, She supported students activities: plays, choir performances, dances and sporting events. She started and maintained the AdoptA-Tornado (BHS) mentoring program for athletes, coached math teams at competitions and MAO conventions.South was awarded: Math Teacher of the Year for Bay County, Teacher of the Year for BHS (Top 5 in County), and Henshaw-Whitney Award at BHS. She served local residents with food during Hurricane Opal, and she collected and delivered unused textbooks and supplies for a school in Biloxi that helped them continue the school year without interruption after Hurricane Katrina. Marlene Womack wrote her weekly column in The News Herald about local history, Out of the Past,Ž for 35 years until her death June 11, 2017. She also set about locating and documenting all the area cemeteries; this took her three years.Womack was active in the Bay County Genealogical Society and the Bay County Historical Museum and the Bay County Historical Society serving on those Board of Directors until her death. She was honored with the first honorary membership and awarded for her Outstanding Service to the Heritage of Bay CountyŽ from the Bay County Historical Society in 2017.Womack also published 10 books on local history.DAR recognizes 2 womenNavy diver gives STEAM presentationOptimist Club of the BeachesThe Glenwood Seniors on the MoveŽ participated in a Cyber-Seniors project collaborated between Panama Citys Community Development of“ ce and Wendy Fletcher-Altman from the Department of Children & Families. The idea for the Cyber-Seniors project was inspired by a program launched by two high school sisters, ages 16 and 18, in 2009. The project involved teaming a youth with a Senior and familiarizing them with various aspects of the internet, e.g., Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Skype, and Twitter. Held during Spring Break, Glenwood Seniors on the MoveŽ were teamed with youth from the After School Assistance Program. Seniors participating in the project included Lucille Green, Lecie Flowers, Jonnie Dixon, John Herring, Frances Herring, Nell Brown, Juliaette Smith, Elaine Grif“ n and James Hayden. On the next project day scheduled this summer, Seniors will show youth what they have learned over the last two to three months of practicing with computers. Seniors on the MoveVeterans of Foreign Wars #8205 Marlene Womack Donna South Navy Diver 1st Class Jason Peters, from Panama City, assigned to Puget Sound Naval Station Everetts Intermediate Maintenance Facilitys dive locker gives a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Art + Design (STEAM) presentation about how science and math are factored into the process of diving to a group of “ rst grade students at Immaculate Conception and Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School. Optimist Bob Draper presents a check for $1,000 on behalf of Optimist Club of the Beaches to Coach Ronnie Scovel to help with the C.C.S.C. Summer Meals program at their Wednesday breakfast meeting at Mikes Diner. Recently auxiliary members of Veterans of Foreign Wars #8205, Parker, presented Family Service Agency Executive Director Susan B ravo a certi“ cate and $200 donation. This was to award her for the agencys participation in programs that support veterans and their families. Pictured with Bravo, from left, are Pauline Chaffee, secretary; Candy Kellett, treasurer; and Judi Ross, auxiliary president.

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CLASSIFIEDSThe News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 F F 1 1 T O P T E N A G E N T S F O R M A R C H TOP TEN AGENTS FOR MARCH C O M M A N D E R R E A L T Y I N C COMMANDER REALTY, INC. 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Hosted by Lynn Clements Realtor MLS#669793$339,900 1513 SYDNEY LN € LYNN HAVEN North on Highway 77 into Lynn Haven. Right on 12th St, Left on Delaware, Right on Sydney Lane, Home on Right. Hosted by Shanun White Realtor MLS#665793$319,000 3685 CEDAR PARK DR € P ANAMA CITY From Panama City Mall travel North on Hwy 231 for Approximately 3.5 Miles, Turn Right on Pipeline Rd, go 1/2 mile to Cedar Park entrance will be on your right. Continue past Cedar Park Lane to Cedar Park Drive and home will be on right just past the park area. Hosted by Marcia Preston, Realtor MLS#660629$309,900 7738 SHADOW BAY DR € PANAMA CITY Head east on 15th St, right onto N Tyndall Pkwy, left on HWY 22. Travel approx 1.8 miles before turning left into Shadow Bay, right onto Shadow Bay Dr and follow the road, home will be second from the end on your right. Hosted by Kristy Woliver, Realtor MLS#670002$264,900 2921 BRIARCLIFF RD € PANAMA CITY N on Hwy 77. L onto Baldwin Rd. L on State Ave. L on Briarcliff Rd. Home on the right. Hosted by Brooke Rodriguez, Realtor MLS#669929$259,900 4938 BAY AVE € Y OUNGSTOWN NE Hwy 231 North, left on Hwy 2301 West, left on Bay Head Rd South, left on Osceola, curves to the right on Bay Ave. Hone on the left on Deer Point Lake. Hosted by Wilma Taylor, Realtor MLS#664452$244,900 1114 N HAVEN CIR € LYNN HAVEN From Highway (Ohio Ave) 77 and 12 St, east on 12 St, left to North Haven Hosted by Victor Jed, Realtor MLS#666371$237,800 1802 E VERITT AVE € PANAMA CITY From 15th St, go North on Everitt Ave. Home is on the right. Hosted by Wesley Clark Realtor MLS#669742$219,000 6127 RIVERBROOKE DR € PANAMA CITY From Intersection of Hwy 231 and Transmitter Rd. Travel North on Hwy 231 Approx. 6.3 Miles, Right onto Bayou George Dr, Approx 1/2 Mile Right onto Riverbrooke St, Left onto Riverbrooke Dr. Hosted by Cale OQuinn, Realtor MLS#669234$199,900 6004 STEPHANIE DR € PANAMA CITY South on Tyndall Pkwy to Highway 98. Soft left on Highway 98, left on Wallace (at Sombrero restaurant). light on South Gay, left on Stephanie. Home on right. Hosted by Dianne Gunn, Realtor MLS#668245$169,900 2802 CY NTHIA CT € PANAMA CITY From Tyndall AFB, Turn Right on East Ave (1 block) turn Right on 17th St, left at 4 way stop (Everitt Ave) Go one block, left on Cynthia. Home is at end of Cul-De-Sac on Left. Hosted by Team Smith, Realtor MLS#669649$159,900 2103 GERALO LN € LYNN HAVEN Turn into Gulf Coast Village from Mowat School Rd on Geralo Lane and house will be on your left. 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NF-1177966 U n d e r C o n t r a c t / S o l d Under Contract/Sold*These properties are either Sold or Under Contract N e w L i s t i n g s New Listings P r i c e R e d u c t i o n s Price Reductions $11,900 Old Gristmill Rdtwo congruent lots = half acre with county zoning, horses allowed $18,500 1022 Tidewater LnLaird Point building lot in gated community, close to bay $29,500 707 Sanders Ln125x132 cleared building lot, sewer and water in place, fully fenced $40,000 2520 Shady Oak Dr80x135 building lot in Lagoon Oaks area on cul-de-sac $59,000 00 St. Luke St1BR/1BA cottage, all new everything inside, close to Tyndall AFB $59,500 721 College Ave1+ acre building lot in central Panama City, zoned for multi-units $94,900 7514 Jefferson Ave2BR/1BA home on nearly half-acre, workshop, generator, built-ins $119,000 Origin at Seahaven #413studio condo on same oor as pool and tness center $129,000 801 Reese Dr3BR/2BA mobile home on 2.13 acres, private pond, pole barn, corner $154,900 530 JH Crews Cir3BR/2BA home in Shadow Bay, wood oors, Callaway Bayou behind home $159,900 Bay Point Golf Villas #4222BR/2BA updated ground oor unit overlooking golf course $179,500 Continental #5021BR/1BA gulf front condo, renovated, private balcony, furnished $199,000 3708 Shoreline Cir3BR/2BA brick home close to Pretty Bayou, beautifully landscaped $247,900 205 Wisteria St3BR/2BA home close to the beach, two car garage, lots upgrades $269,500 124 Cottonwood Cir3BR/2.5BA Woodrun home, freshly painted, two car garage $285,000 98 Sandalwood Ct3BR/2.5BA Summerwood home on cul-de-sac, new paint and carpet $309,000 262 S Glade Trl2BA/2BA with a bonus room in The Glades on golf course, inground pool$119,500 Sandpiper Villas #51BR/1BA end unit just steps from beach and has a gulf view $139,000 Villas at Suncrest #1012BR/2.5BA condo with 1 car garage, end unit, gated community $289,000 4008 Brently Cir3BR/2BA Northshore home with saltwater pool, recent upgrades $319,000 6739 Coe RdTWO homes, 4BR/3BA main home and 1BR/1BA guest home, 1+ acre $329,000 4902 Mittie Ln4BR/3BA home on cul-de-sac, two masters, two car garage, of ce $209,500 103 Sand Oak Blvd3BR/2.5BA townhome, builders upgrades, garage, close to beach $214,500 Edgewater Golf Villa #12013BR/3BA ground oor unit overlooking golf course, furnished $225,000 21807 Palm Ave2BR/1BA cottage 1.5 blocks from beach, workshop, two large porches $549,000 315 Cove Gardens Circustom built 4BR/3.5BA Cove Pointe home, built in 2016 $669,999 High Pointe Resort #133ground oor 2BR/2BA condo, gated resort on Seacrest Beach ERICA PRICE | Broker/Owner850-381-1358 www.PanamaCityExitRealty.com731-A Airport Rd | Panama City, FL 32405 NF-1178691 PANAMA CITY BEACH MLS# 666433 Beautiful 3 BR with Pool 125 RUSTY GANS DR LYNN HAVEN MLS #668274 College Pointe Beautiful 4 Bedroom $409,9001102 BRITTON RD € LYNN HAVEN € MLS# 666759 € Panama Country Club $299,0003415 COUNTRY CLUB$345,000 REDUCED FEATURED LISTINGSSouthportVacant Lot on Hwy 2302. 150 Frontage. Home, MH or Duplex OK. Only $27,500Bayou George3BR 2BA 1460 SF+ DWMH on .78 acre Beautiful trees. Finance Available. Adjoining property available Over 2400 SF Total.$79,0001st Time Home BuyerWe make it so easy to understand the procedures. No detail, confusing technical talk. Let me tell you how I can possibly put you in your 1st home for No out of pocket moneyŽ!!.Venetian VillaCanal Front (Navigable) 3BR 2.5BA 2 Sty. T.H. Bonus Rm. Fireplace. Needs TLC. Below Mkt.at Only $179,000Lynn HavenHistoric 103 year old home. 2 story, beautiful lot in great area. Livable, but needs TLC. $109,000 Visit our Web/Email: actionrealty1.com dmalloy@knology.net Action R.V. StorageVeteran Discount Contact us at:dmalloy@knology.net265-1006 WE HAVE HOMES100%FINANCINGNF-1177989Appts Encouraged PUT MY 39 YEARS EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOU! Lynn Haven4BR 2BA 1674 SF +Corner lot. Immaculate. New Roof. New AC. 100% Financing Available. Mixed use. $169,000No matter what anyone says Experience does make a difference.Ž Call me today and get more than your moneys worth. HUD HOMESO 388Near Youngstown 3/2 M.H. on 1.8 Acres $33,000Near Marianna3 BR 2BA D.W.M.H. on 15.98 Acres $55,000Wewa 3 BR 2BA w/Fireplace 1.16 AC. $70,000LUCAS LAKE AREA 2BR 2BA MH on lake. $29,999 www.RentERAFlorida.com740 S. Tyndall Pkwy Panama City, FL 32404850-785-1581 Please contact us or visit our website for a complete list of our available rentals. Se habla Espanol.~NF-1177996119 College Ave Unit 2 1/1 $700 1021 Pitts Ave 2/1 $850 5915 Pinetree Ave 2/1.5 $1000 4002 E 10th St 3/2 $1200 1520 S. Kimbrel Ave 3/2 $1250 706 J.J. Dr 3/2 $1300 213 Coquina Shell Way 3/2 $1400 1002 Colorado Ave 4/2 $1500 3401 Hillcrest Dr 3/3.5 $2200 1306 Vermont Ave 4/3 $2200 West End PCB Home108 Moonlight Dr. 3 Bedroom / 2.5 BathCoastal Craftsman Style Home Detail Gar/Fireplace/Formal Dining/O ce$2495 FEATURED PROPERTY www.PanamaBeachRentals.comYOUR GO TO COMPANY FOR ALL YOUR RENTAL NEEDSŽ401 Transmitter ................................2/1 ..................... $750 215 S Kimbrel....................................3/2 ....................$1250 1333 Capri (waterfront) .....................3/2 ....................$1425 905 Rosemont ..................................3/2 ...................$1950 2104 Avensong Ln #P301...................2/2 ....................$1250 2106 Avensong Ln #O304 ..................2/2 ....................$1300 8601 Avensong Ln #E108 ...................2/2.5 .................$1400 2105 Avensong Ln #C102 ...................2/2.5 .................$1400 Panama City Beach Rentals 636-6662 Villas at SuncrestIncludes: Water, Sewer, Trash, Wi-Fi, Basic Cable & Pest Control Panama City and Surrounding Areas 248-5000 2205 Dorothy Ave .............................. 3/2.5 ................. $1050 131 Damon Cir Gated/Pool ................2/1.5 .................$1150 230 Marlin Circle Gated .....................3/2 ...................$1350 303 Lighthouse Rd Gated/Pool ..........4/3 ...................$1350 22125 Bataan St ...............................2/2 .................... $1350 301 Fairway Blvd ...............................4/3 ....................$1950 223 Windsor Way Comm Pool.............4/3 ...................$2100 7128 Dolphin Bay Gated ...................4/2.5 .................$2395 108 Moonlight Drive w/office ............ 3/2.5 ................$2495 6422 Hwy 98 #1601 Bay Front/Pool ...4/4.5 .................$4950NF-1186779 BAY COUNTY'S RENTAL CENTERBeach: 850-636-6662 Panama City: 850-2485000 Callaway Village Square229 N. Tyndall Parkway General Retail Space 975 sq. feet Available Immediately Contact (850) 814 2998 Text FL91485 to 56654 Lynn Haven WarehouseFor lease, 3010 SqFt. w/Office, Three 12’ Bay Doors. Avail. April 10. Call (850) 596 0649 Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Forest Park3/2 All brick house. Garage, 2 Sheds, Fenced back yard.$1,525call (850)596 0649 POOL HOMENice 3BD/2BA with large den & office (or 5BD) Screen back porch, party deck. 10x12 storage shed. $1500.00 monthly Call Joe at 850-276-2030 After 12:00 RV Lot RentalsRv sites available, shady spots, Bonifay. Full hook up incl Wifi & Cable Tv 30amp $570 50amp $620 per month. Call 850 258 3110 Cove 3br/2ba Lg Brick HomeAll electric, remod. & hardwood floors. Landsc. Spacious backyard workshop. (850) 832-4590. ! ! ! Sell It Today!I BUYHOUSESPretty or Ugly763-7355ibuyhousesprettyorugly.comText FL75823 to 56654 If you didn’t advertise here, you’re missing out on potential customers. If you didn’t advertise here, you’re missing out on potential customers. Need a helping hand? Advertise in the Help Wanted Section in the Classifieds! 747-5020 NF-1177778 Contact Century 21 Commander Realty for all your Property Management needs! ALSO OPEN ON SATURDAYS 8-4 AVAILABLE RENTALS: 850-769-5775Apply Online at c21commander.com COMMANDER REALTY, INC. 307 WILSON AVE #15 1/1 ..............$825 12 ALMA C 2/2 ..............$825 3806 17TH ST A 3/2 ..............$950 5205 9TH ST 3/2 ..............$9955302 ALEXANDER LANE 3/2 ..........$1,225 1560 DONNA AVE 3/2 ...........$1,2952934 PALMETTO RIDGE WAY 4/2 ..........$1,300 1840 ANNABELLAS DR. 2/2.5 .......$1,350 4257 DAIRY FARM RD 3/2 ..........$1,4008700 FRONT BEACH RD UNIT 12092/2.5 ........$1,525 201 FOREST CT. 3/2 ...........$1,650 108 CRENSHAW ST. 3/2 ..........$1,850 3202 ROSEWOOD WAY 4/2/.5/.5 ...$2,000 2931 CANAL DR 3/2 ...........$2,000 5042 MAGGIE LANE 3/2 ..........$2,150 5011 PRETTY WAY 5/3 ..........$2,500NF-1177983

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CLASSIFIEDSThe News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 F F 3 3 Cindy Armstrong, REALTOR(850) 303-3477 www.cindysellspcb.com NF-1186775 Recognized Award Winner 7318 S. LAGOON $699,900 AMAZING! Boat Lovers Dream Home on Grand Lagoon. Dock, Lift and a place to clean those large sh. Beautifully Updated Large 3BR/4BA w/ 2 car garage. Fully Equipped Updated Kitchen with new granite counters, Updated Baths, appliances, ooring, windows, roof, water heater, deck, dock, this list goes on and on. A must see. MLS# 659671 MLS# 670201 4443 BAYWOOD DRIVE $449,000 DEEP WATER CANAL FRONT HOME WITH BOAT SLIP/LIFT. Boater/Fisherman Dream Home. Beautiful 4 Bedrooms or 3 Bedroom with Mother in Law Suite. 3 Full Bathrooms.. Large Living room w/wood burning Fireplace and built-in-bookcases. Updated Kitchen, Stainless Steel Appliances and Large Bay Window over looking Canal. Refreshing Pool all screened in. 2 Car Detached Garage, This home has it all. Directions: From 23rd St, North on Hwy 390, Left on Northshore Rd, Right on Baywood. Home on the left. HARBOUR VILLAGE AT HISTORIC ST ANDREWS $285,000 St. Andrews Condominium, within walking distance to numerous restaurants, St. Andrews Marina and Oaks by the Bay Park. Fully Furnished Bay Front 2BR/2BA condo is a great place to call home! Magni cent views of the bay from your living area as well as master bedroom! Harbour Village has so many great amenities including pool, terrace garden complete with grill and gazebo, gym and clubhouse. MLS# 647670 MLS# 669079 MLS# 669882 DUNES OF PANAMA D-105 $249,900 Building DŽ 2 BR 2 BA with Amazing Gulf Front View. The kitchen overlooks the dining area complete with a breakfast nook and Living room all have wonderful Gulf Front Views and walk out to large balcony overlooking Gulf of Mexico. Master bedroom is gulf side with direct access to the balcony.DUNES OF PANAMA E-1201 $435,000 AMAZING 1974 Sq FtŽ 3 BR 2BA Condominium has it all. All bedrooms face the Gulf. Great Gulf Front View. Updated and Furnished Beautifully, also comes with Garage Space. Plenty of storage areas. Tiled throughout and carpet in bedrooms. Relax on the large balcony and just enjoy the Gulf of Mexico. 225A GLADE TRAIL $775,000 Hidden GemŽ the Glades Community/Hombre Golf Course. Amazing 5057 Sq FtŽ 5BR/4 Full plus 2 Half BA, 3 car garage with Tropical Pool setting from Large Patio for entertaining and relaxing. Home is in very Private area and home is gated. This Gorgeous home is a must see.411 DEEP FOREST $289,900 Absolutely Beautiful. 3BR/2BA in Hidden Pines. Home looks brand new. Brand new exterior paint, new appliances, new interior paint, AC. Located on cul-de-sac and so much more. MLS# 665984 MLS# 670202 FEATURED HOMES NF-1186163 SUNDAY 1 3PM € BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Lynn A YarbroughKeller Williams Success Realty 850-890-1637 904 SEA ROBIN LANE, PANAMA CITY BEACH MLS# 668084 3 BR 2.5 BA 1,885 SqFt, Gorgeous, like new townhome. Master downstairs. Completely renovated, inside and out! $ $ $ $ $ $ NF-1186105 200 San Gabriel St Panama City Beach El Centro Beach Subdivision 2/2 w/approx 1,092 SF. Excellent location. Only 1/2 mi to Beach Access 63, close to Pier Park, few miles to Airport, entertainment, dining & more! Accepting new listings! $219,995 MLS#669313For Lease Bayside Estates Condo 644 Florida Ave, Unit E.3BR, 2.5 BA w/approx. 2,300 SF Waterfront Johnson Bayou with access to Bay & beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Small craft only. Detached double-car garage included. $1,800 month. Call today for private showing. B a r b a r a S t e v e n s Barbara Stevens Broker/Owner850-819-5291 Premier Properties of Bay County, LLC SUNDAY 1-3PM NE on hwy 231, R on N East Ave (at intersection). Take an almost immediate L onto E Game Farm Rd. R on Altha Ave. End of road on right 3 BR, 2BA, over 1,500 SqFt. Located close to 231 and the restaurants/shops on 23rd Street Many additions to this home A MUST SEE!!Katie Scott, Realtor850-819-5695NF-11861022617 Altha Avenue $209,900 MLS#668953 SUNDAY 12-2 PM 3 BR, 2 BA, 1,573 SqFt, Many new upgrades. Enjoy boating, kayaking, & “ shing. Vianah Seamon, Realtor623-261-0368NF-11861039740 Hwy 2301 Youngstown MLS #668571 $196,000 Just Slashed by $7,000 NOW $189,000 Hosted byBruce Mackay, Realtor850-209-9534936 Pitts Ave € Parker MLS#669599 € $248,0003BR/3.5BA € 2,490 SqFt € Bay Front 3 Stories € 2 Car Garage € Newly Renovated Dir: Tyndall Pkwy South, East on Boatrace Rd. which turns in Bus 98, left on Pitts Ave.NF-10988754 OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-4:00PM Deep water Boat slip/li included on St. Andrews Bay 4BR/4BA Townhome € Open Floor plan € Large covered porchDir: omas Dr to Magnolia Beach Rd, veer to Le at new intersection of Magnolia and Delwood, Le on Bear Point Rd, Right on Cochran RdJanet Roan, REALTOR(850)527-6039JRoan830@aol.com NF-1186165 2216 COCHRAN RD € PANAMA CITY BEACH $350,000 € MLS# 616931 4 BR, 2.5 BA, 2,627 SqFt, POOLTricia McGonagil, Realtor850-276-5283NF-1186104928 N College Blvd, Lynn Haven PRESTIGIOUS MILL BAYOUMLS#668211 € $344,900 OPEN HOUSE 1 3PM Many upgrades including hardwood ooring, brick replace and movable island in the kitchen. 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315 Harrison Avenuedwighthicks.comDWIGHT HICKS, INC. Dwight Hicks Broker (850) 867-05251@dwighthicks.com Wesley Pennington Realtor(850) 867-1767wesley@dwighthicks.com Beth Williams Realtor(850) 867-0101beth.pc.realestate@gmail.com Veronica Barron Realtor(850) 867-0105veronica@dwighthicks.com Shirley Rockwell Realtor(850) 890-3830shirleyrockwell@dwighthicks.com PORT ST. JOE Large family home with views of St. Joe Bay. 4 bedroom, 4 bath, and a Florida room make this home perfect for a gathering place. Call Veronica for all the facts. MLS#670008 $495,000 DEERPOINT WATERFRONT 3/4 acre wooded lot on the back waters of Deerpoint Lake. Build your home and head out to sh or boat whenever you wish. Shirley can tell you all about it. MLS# 656055 Price reduced to $89,900 INVESTMENT PROPERTY Five acre lot with two mobile homes and a 20 x 20 workshop now available in Youngstown. Both the well and septic are large enough for four units. Many possibilities exist here. Veronica can tell you about it. ONLY $108,000 MLS# 666087 NEW LISTING 7200 sq, ft, fully insulated commercial building on Industrial Dr. Ready for new business. Back and front 12 overhead doors, 600 amp, 3 phase electrical service. County water and sewer. Shirley has the details. MLS # 669927 TWO LOTS ONE HOUSE Nice 3 bedroom house that comes with an extra lot ready with utilities available. Sell it off or build a rental or mother in law. Close to Tyndall. Veronica can tell you all about it, Call her. MLS# 669169 ONLY $229,000 WATERFRONT TOWNHOUSE This spacious townhouse out on Alligator Point is calling your name. Boasting 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 2300 sq. ft. of space to enjoy with views of St. Andrews Bay. Boat, sh, swim or whatever you like to do on the water just out your door. Beth has the details. MLS# 670017 NF-1177963visit us in person at 315 Harrison Ave or visit us online at DwightHicks.com850-215-1616 Won’t you join us?Visit our sales office to get all the news and information about new homes in SweetBay. Call 844-35-SWEET It’s beautiful outside. Feels like the perfect day for a bayfront run after walking the kids to school—and treating them to poolside popsicles when they get out. SweetBay is a new master-planned community in Panama City, Florida with miles of coastline to get in touch with nature and neighbors. Our bayfront village will foster a healthy lifestyle we like to call, “relaxed living with a dash of Southern charm.” It’s a friendly neighborhood with everything you need just a short walk away. Academy Park, our first neighborhood, features University Academy (UA)—a free public K-6 charter school, with expansion plans to 8th grade. UA placed 1st in the district based on 2014 state standard scores. And our location is an easy drive to nearby universities, hospitals, military bases, and many other work centers. A community of new & custom homesites now open in Panama City, Florida. Now Open NF-1177379 CLASSIFIEDSF F 4 4 Sunday, April 8, 2018| The News Herald 3102 Preserve Rookery Blvd. Fabulous 4bd/5ba executive home in the gated Preserve community. $659,900Bay Point Real EstateCall Ray Young (850) 832-9999 Lake Front LotsAvailable within 2 blocks of the beach. One lot is 42x115 that would completment the larger lot next to it that is currently for sale also. Purchase the 2 lots & make a wonderful home site. Contact Hope Abbott 850-596-7653 395 Wahoo Rd. Dock your yacht behind your house in this 3bd/2ba.Bay Point Canal Home! $379,000Bay Point Real EstateCall Ray Young (850) 832-9999 Pirate’s Cove at 204 Cain Road Lake Powell 1bd/1ba Condo approx. 800 sq.ft. furnished, pools, private boat ramp, covered parking. $150K Call (850) 832-2782 or (850) 819-6929 t xt FL87402 to 56654 FOR SALE BY OWNERBeautiful Panama City Beach Condo 1 br / 1.5 ba Ground floor with private boat slip. Completely furnished. Must see! $159,000 or best offer Call: 334-703-0401 100+/-Acre Equestrian Ranch One of a kind. 10,000 sq foot facility Retiree Liquidating Possible Trade. 850-865-0838 https://vimeo.com/ 202665676 640 Acres in Bay County!Perfect farm or timberland! Justt off Highway 77 Lagoon Realty 850 624 1074 Approxiametly 64 acres with highway frontage, Located in Calhoun County Florida on Highway 73. A portion of described property is under Assignable Conservation Reserve Program. Great hunting!$4500 per acre FIRM Serious inquiries only please (850)832-6137 (850)832-6136 gdrpcbch@gmail.com Jackson County Florida377 Acres, $2,985.oo per Acre 145 Acres Cultivated/Irrigated 6,000 SQ FT Open Packing Shed 2,400 SQ FT Cooler with Loading Ramps Multiple Wells Call Kane 850-509-8817 3bd/2baBank Repo Like new, Double wide Set up in quiet mobile home park. 200 ft. from swimming pool. $28,957. In the heart of Panama City. 850 960-8452 Need a helping hand? Advertise in the Help Wanted Section in the Classifieds! 747-5020

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CLASSIFIEDSThe News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 F F 5 5 726 omas Dr. Panama City Beach, FL 32408 Service You Deserveƒ People You Can TrustTHINKING ABOUT SELLING OR BUYING?CALL THE BEST WE MAKE IT HAPPENŽLaura Hartzog Libby Sipple Eva M. Mullins, P.A. Linda Kirk Linda Sherrell Melissia Pennington Deb Brown Kay Warneck Skyler Conzelman Terry Conzelman S ? People you can TrustŽ 2015 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. All Rights Re served. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Operated by a subsidiary of NRT LLC. Coldwell Banker and the Coldwell Banker Logo are registered service marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. 1260 W. Beach Dr € Panama CityMLS# 656436 $975,000 € Historic Beach Drive € 2 plus acre parcel 9860 S. Thomas Dr € Panama City BchMLS# 665480 $229,000 € Laketown Wharf € Amazing Gulf views € 2 BR/ 2 BA plus bunk Terry Conzelman, Realtor 850-832-4886 Melissia Pennington, Realtor 850-527-1513 1506 Wateroak Dr € Lynn HavenMLS# 664116 $269,400 € 3 BR / 3 BA, 2,243 Sq Ft € Just 3 years old! € Motivated Seller!! 2105 Pebble Beach Pl € Panama City BchMLS# 667621 $359,900 € 4 BR / 2 BA, 2,329 Sq Ft € Beautiful brand new build € Single Story € Open Contemporary Floor plan Eva M. Mullins, P.A., Realtor International Diamond Society 2016, 2017850-527-3269 O New Jerusalem Rd VernonMLS# 669719 $45,000 Over 9 acres Hicks Lake area Close to PCB No mobile homes 1106 Bayview Av Panama CityMLS# 655996 $750,000 Prime Commercial Historic St. Andrews Overlooks Marina Fantastic Opportunity Skyler Conzelman, Realtor 850-832-2021 3686 Preserve Blvd € Panama City BchMLS# 659115 $122,900 € Beautiful mature trees € Gated Community € Close to water € Motivated Seller 23223 Front Bch Rd € Panama City BchMLS# 668869 $199,500 € Beautiful Gulf views, 1 Br/ 1BA € Stainless Appliances, new paint € 2 pools, 4 tennis courts, plus more € Minutes from 30-A! Linda Sherrell, Realtor 850-348-3500 9014 PC Bch Parkway € Panama City BchMLS# 657217 $999,999 € 100 Ft Hwy Frontage € High Traf c volume € Make Offer 3942 W. 21st Pl. A € Panama CityMLS# 667708 $179,900 € 3 BR/ 2 BA Totally remodeled € Metal Roof € New Appliances Kay Warneck, Realtor 850-890-8067 3442 Seminole Ln € MariannaMLS# 662713 $344,500 € Spectacular Views of Silver lake € Lake with Gulf access € Plenty of space € Spring/Summer time Memories Opportunities 901 Brandeis € Panama CityMLS# 660376 $210,000 € Spacious home w/great over ow € Large Mature fenced yard € 2 car garage w/great storage € Swimming Pool Linda Kirk, Realtor 850-630-0044 6500 Bridgewater Way PH-2 € Panama City BchMLS# $695,000 € 4 BR Penthouse € Incredible Views€ Boater Paradise on Intracoastal waterway 4620 Bay Point Rd 1040 PCBMLS# 668189 $259,000 Ground Floor Marina Golf Pool/Hot Tub Deb Brown, Realtor 850-819-6726 4624 Delwood Park Blvd € Panama City BchMLS# 663880 $254,900 € 3 BR / 2 BA, 1,679 Sq Ft € New Roof, Paint and Landscaping € Large Screened Porch € Home Warranty Included 101 Sawgrass Ct 203 € Panama City BchMLS# 652952 $425,000 € Waterfront on Lake Powell € 4 BR / 3.5 BA, 2,214 Sq Ft € Gated Wild Heron Community € Fully Furnished 520 N. Richard Jackson Blvd 2307 PCBMLS# 669349 $169,900 2 BR / 2 BA Condo Close to Pool Great Price Libby Sipple, Realtor 850-832-7586 246 Marlin Cir € Panama City BchMLS# 669444 $799,900 3 BR / 3 BA Boaters Paradise Custom Built Laura Hartzog, Realtor Presidents Circle 2016, 2017850-527-0325 4412 Bylsma Cir € Panama CityMLS# 669063 $290,000 € 4 BR/2 BA split plan € Heated & Cooled Florida Room € Large Master suite w/sitting room € Large garage w/workshop area 3317 Monica Rd Panama CityMLS# 664021 $199,000 Lots of upgrades 3 BR / 2 BA Close to Tyndall Quiet location/not on a busy road OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 NF-1177969 REDUCED Experienced Telemarketer / Appointment SetterTelemarketing experienced required. Looking for a candidate with the following skills Strong Phone Skills Professional organization Commited Work Ethic Permanent work, with opportunity to develop into Full-Time position. Senior citizens welcome to apply! Prior Insurance Reps, apply today! Contact Henry at 850-814-9994 or email prof t axhenry@comcast.net 20128 CITY OF PANAMA CITY Panama City, Florida PC Lift Station No. 41 BID #PC18-015 MM Project No.:384932 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the construction of the City of Panama City -PC Lift Station No. 41 Improvements will be received by City of Panama City at the office City of Panama City Purchasing Office at 519 E. 7th Street, Panama City, FL 32401 until 2:00 PM local time on May 15, 2018 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to ensure the bid is received on time. The clock in the Purchasing Office will determine the bid closing time. The Project consists of constructing a new sanitary sewer force main, gravity sewer rehabilitation, sewer manhole rehabilitation, and associated miscellaneous work including the following approximate quantities: 650 LF 14” PVC Force Main 675 LF 16” DR9 HDPE Force Main 1200 LF Gravity Sewer CIPP Lining 9 EA Manhole Rehabilitation Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form. The Owner reserves the right to award the contract (if awarded) based on the base bid and any combination of alternate, additive or deductive (if applicable) bid item(s), whichever the Owner feels is in their best interest. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Mott MacDonald, 11-C W. 23rd Street, Panama City, FL. 32405 Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm and may obtain digital copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below. Bidding Documents are available for a non-refundable charge of $100.00 made payable to: “Mott MacDonald” (includes shipping via FedEx Priority Overnight). Upon receipt of payment a flash drive (as portable document format (PDF)) containing the Bidding Documents will be sent to the requestor via FedEx. The requestor’s receipt will be considered as the date the FedEx receipt is signed. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. Addenda, if any, will be provided electronically to plan holders and a return receipt will be requested to verify receipt. All bids must be submitted on the Bid Form as furnished in this Specification. The bids must be accompanied by a Public Entity Crime Statement and by a Bid Bond, certified check, or cashier’s check, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Base Bid as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into an agreement with the Owner if bid is accepted. Envelope containing bids must be sealed and marked “Bid # PC18-015 for Construction of PC Lift Station No. 41 Improvements, MM Project No. 384932, for the City of Panama City” Any bids received after the stipulated time of bid opening will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. Attention of bidders is called to the licensing law of Florida. All bidders must comply with all applicable State and local laws concerning licensing, registration, and regulation of contractors doing business in the State of Florida. Further, contractors shall obtain all such occupational licenses and permits as shall be prescribed by law. The estimated cost of the construction project equals or exceeds $250,000. Therefore, bidders must be on the City’s pre-qualified bidders list to submit bids for this project. Contractors who want to be placed on the City’s pre-qualified bidders list may download the application from the City’s website “pcgov .org ” under “applications”. The completed pre-application package must be on file with the City or be delivered to the City within two business days of the mandatory pre-bid conference which is scheduled for 2:00 pm on April 26, 2018 in the City Hall Conference Room, 9 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida, 32401. Packages presented at the pre-bid conference or within two business days of the pre-bid conference will be evaluated and contractor notified at least 7 days before bids are due. For this project, bidders must be on the City’s Pre-Qualified Bidders List as a qualified contractor for the construction outlined in the specifications. Contractors must attach a copy of the pre-qualification letter to the outside of their bid. Should the Pre-Qualification letter not be attached bid may not be accepted and may be returned unopened. The successful bidder will be required to submit a list of his subcontractors for approval before award of contract. The person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a bid for a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a bid for a contract to a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work, may not submit bids for leases of real property to a public entity, may not be awarded a contract or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, for Category Two for a period of 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list. Contractor must ensure employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Bidders are hereby advised that the City has an Owner’s Local Vendor Preference Policy which is described in Article 19 of the Instruction to Bidders. The City of Panama City reserves the right to reject any one or all bids, or any part of any bid, to waive any informalities in any bid, and to award a contract deemed to be in the best interest of the City. Bids may be held by the City for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding the contract. All bids are to be logged in at the Purchasing Office. CITY OF PANAMA CITY Purchasing Department April 9, 2018 Pub: April 8, 18, 2018 19974 INVITATION TO BID Bids will be received by the City of Marianna, Florida, until Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time in the Commission Board Room, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for furnishing all labor and materials for the construction of: 500 S.F. ADDITION TO AIR-CRAFT HANGER D-2 MARIANNA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT MARIANNA, FLORIDA All work shall be done according to plans and specifications on file and open to inspection in the office of the City of Marianna Public Works Department, 2898 Green Street, Marianna, Florida. Drawings and specifications may be obtained from the office of the City of Marianna Public Works Department, 2898 Green Street, Marianna, Florida 32446. General Contractors and subcontractors may request the documents to be sent via email in .pdf format at no cost. Inquiries may be directed to nmayberry@ mariannafl.city or call (850) 482-4129. The Owner reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, and to reject any or all bids, or to accept any bid and any combination of alternates or separate bid prices that, in their judgment, will be to the best interest of the City of Marianna. CITY OF MARIANNA BY: Jim Dean, City Manager City of Marianna Marianna, Florida Pub: April 1, 8, 2018 20102 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Gulf Coast Workforce Development Board, Inc. d/b/a CareerSource Gulf Coast announces the availability of Request for Proposal: CareerSource Gulf Coast Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Services for Out-ofSchool Youth Ages 16-24. The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from organizations interested in becoming service providers for the delivery of workforce services in Bay County for Out-ofSchool Youth Ages 16-24. CareerSource Gulf Coast is seeking proposals from organizations capable of providing exceptional service and with the capability to manage complex federal and state programs with multiple funding streams and performance requirements. Proposals are due May 11, 2018. To obtain an RFP, or for further information, contact: CareerSource Gulf Coast 5230 West US Hwy 98 Panama City, FL 32401 850-913-3285 1-800-311-3685 ext.3285 dstapleton@r4career sourcegc.com Minority Businesses are encouraged to apply. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is an equal Opportunity Employer. Program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Pub: April 7, 8, 9, 2018 Apple IPad Lost3/29/18 Magnolia Beach Rd area. Has been reported to apple.REWARD FOR RETURN(850)638 7383 *If no answer leave message HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised. Best Health Guar: 239-324-4650www .noahslittleark.com St. Andrew 3115 West 21st Ct April 8th 8:00am until 1:00pmMOVING SALEHousehold, furniture,Plus Clothing, Decor, Dishes ,Small appliances, jewelry.,DVD’s, Video Games, Man Stuff, Lady Stuff. Everything Must Go!. Sun 8 am -1 pm. Armalite AR-15Brand new condition, never fired, chambered 5.56. Magpull metal rear sight. Five 30 round Magpull magazines. 2 point sling, locking hard guncase. About 500 rounds mixed ammunition.$1600Call: 504 957 2961 Unfired Beretta PistolBrand New Beretta (Full Size) PX Storm For sale. 40 Calber. $475.00. 850-647-1630

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All quali ed applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, of local laws. Quali ed applicants may submit their resume/application in con dence to Human Resource, 13300 Allaton Road, Panama City, FL 32404 or via e-mail: HR@Easternshipbuilding.com NF-1180939 Cashiers/Food and Beverage Email operations@gulfworldmarinepark.com Or fill out an application at Gulf World 15412 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL Class A CDL Truck DriverThe News Herald is accepting applications for a hardworking, responsible truck driver to load & deliver newspaper bundles to our contractors along with other related duties. Hours are late night to early morning, on a rotating schedule. Applicants must have a valid Class A CDL Florida driver license, a clean driving record, proof of insurance, a current medical card. Come by The News Herald front office located at 501 W. 11th Street Monday -Friday, 8 a.m.5 p.m. for an application or send resume to HR@pcnh.com Interviews will be scheduled at a later date. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer Hiring will be contingent on a criminal background check and drug screen. Countertop Installers & FinishersWANTED: granite/stone countertop installers and finishers/polishers. Experience preferred. Will train motivated people. Hours of work are M-F, with each work day starting at 7am. Benefits available: 401K, health insurance, life insurance, and more! Family-oriented team. Pay based on experience, and is renegotiable after a brief period. Clean background helpful. Come grow with us! Apply through this ad anytime. Apply on-site M-F, 10am-4pm: 635 Briggs Ln, Southport, FL 32409. Diesel MechanicLooking for experienced Diesel Mechanic. Pay based upon knowledge and abilities. Need a minimum of 1yr experience in diesel repair and or trailer repair. Knowledge in welding a plus.Job Type: Full timeRequired experience 1 year Mail resumes to: P.O Box 346 Lynn Haven, FL 32444 Elite HousekeeperHiring Elite Housekeeper, full-time, Destin, M-F. We are seeking a domestic assistant to help the House and Kitchen Manager. Must be able to perform heavy cleaning with a great attitude. Some produce prep included. Are you helpful and willing? Pet friendly? This is a happy work environment, please only individuals with high energy apply! Possible salary with benefits for the right candidate. Send resume to: asterling2017@yahoo.com Highway InspectorKennedy Engineering & Associates Group LLC is a full service engineering consulting firm licensed to do business in FL, GA, SC, AL and TN and offers services in planning, design, environmental, construction management and construction engineering and inspection. We are seeking a Highway Inspector with the following responsibilities and qualifications: Responsibilities: Daily inspection of roadway and bridge construction projects Interpretation of construction plans, specification and shop drawings Daily and weekly reports of contractors work operations to comply with contract documents Basic standard mathematical calculations Qualifications CTQP Concrete Field Inspector Level I CTQP Asphalt Paving Level I CTQP Earthwork Level I CTQP Final Estimates Level I CTQP Advanced MOT IMSA Traffic Signal Inspector FL Stormwater, Erosion and Sedimentation Control Training MINIMUM of 2 Years Roadway Inspection Required Please send resumes to lkennedy@keagroup.com for further information. Land Surveyor-Party ChiefSeeking qualified field personnel with experience related to land surveying. Applicants should have a minimum of three years field experience in the areas of boundary control, topographic surveying and construction staking. Experience in the operation of Trimble Robotic Total Stations and GPS equipment is a plus.Job Type: Full timeMail resumes to: P.O BOX 346 Lynn Haven, FL 32444 TITLEIST PLAYERS 4 CART STAND GOLF BAGNEW NEVER USED Navy Blue / White Letters / Red Accents $170.00 850-867-3763 CashierMust be able to work nights. Must be 18 yrs or older. Retirees are encourage to apply. Some Maintenance duties req’d. Apply daily, 9am -5pm. No phone calls. Coconut Creek Mini-Golf & Gran Maze. 9807 Front Beach Rd. Emerald Falls 8602 Thomas Dr. Cobra Adventure Park 9323 Front Bch Rd.Now Hiring18 and older Ride Attendants Cashiers Multiple PositionsPick up applications at Emerald Falls or Cobra Adventure Park Experienced• Managers •Asst Managers •Sales PersonelHeatwave & Purple Haze Now Hiring FT/PT -year round. Great pay. Great work environment. Apply at 10015 Front Beach Rd. Or fax to 850-234-9911 Housekeeping, Maintenance, Security & Front DeskCasa Blanca Resort850-234-5245 EOE / DFWP HVAC Service TechPd vacation & holidays. Med Ins, Retirement. DFWP. EOE. Tarpon Dock Air Conditioning (850) 785-9568 Hy’s ToggeryNow Accepting Applications for Sales Associates Full and Part TimeNo phone calls or emails. Apply in person only, at Hy’s Toggery Pier Park next door to Tootsie’s. Web ID#: 34374388 Maint/RepairSignal Hill GolfGrounds MaintenancePositions available. Year round employment (Golf Benefits) Apply in person only 9615 Thomas Dr. Now Hiring Experienced Cleaners.We offer Exceptional pay. Must be able to provide your own transportation and your own cleaning supplies. If you are looking for a great place to work please give us a call @ 850-248-7857 or Call Whitney at 850-527-1719 Office Administrator AssistantWe are seeking a self-motivated, task oriented Administrative Assistant with a positive, friendly attitude. Job type: F ull time Required experience: 1 year Mail resumes to: P .O Box 346 L ynn Haven, FL 32444 Plumbing ServicepersonRequirements: 5 years of verifiable service plumbing work. Current drivers license w/clean record. Drug test required prior to employment. Salary D.O.E. Applications available Whitehead Plumbing 1601 F rankford A ve. Monday -Friday Rupert’s CleanersNow hiring customer service representatives. No experience necessary. Willing to train. Able to work Monday -Friday. Apply in person Mon-Fri 8am-1pm 2320 Jenks Ave $2999-NEW METAL ROOF for the Doublewide!! (up to 28x60) Licensed & Insured. Guyson Construction & Roofing (850) 258-5856 CALLTODAY ActionTree.NetBest Prices in Town Lic/Insured, Firewood, Call/Text 850-527-7017 Anytime Tree Removal!850-265-9794Text FL91927 to 56654 Tree Be GoneTree removal service. Quality dependable work at fair prices refferences available call today for your free estimate ( 850)819-9987 Creamer’s Tree ServiceCall Jason @ (850)832-9343 Alonzo Caudill Painting, pressure cleaning, and repairs. 30 yrs exp. 850-303-9669 COLE’S PAINTINGPressure Washing. Insured850-774-1291 $2999-NEW METAL ROOF for the Doublewide!! (up to 28x60) Guyson Construction & Roofing Lic # CCC1330599 (850) 258-5856 CALLTODAY Int/ext painting, Clean-ups/sod, pressure washing, rock/flower beds, lawns.Save 20% Call Roy 850-303-8526 FREEAppliance removal Discount Small Hauling. 850-257-1180 Able Lawn ServiceWe Show Up! Weekly & Bi-Weekly services starting from $35-PCB 596-4383/258-5072 BJs Lawn & Tree Service! Offering 25% off tree removal! Licensed & Insured. Free Estimates! Accepting all major credit cards! (850) 596-4642 !!Bob’s Home Repairs!!Roof, soffit, facia, door & window replacement or repair.and light remodeling Dial850-257-6366 All Home Repairs & RemodelingWood rot, roofs repairs, drywall, painting, vinyl, windows, doors, fencing. Lic & Ins. Sam (850)348-0207 Don’s Home RepairPainting, Tile, Windows, Doors, General Carpentry, Metal Roofs, Kitchen/Bath, Pressure Washing, Plumbing Demo/Junk. Insured. 850-630-9690 Home Repairs Any Job, Large Or Small. New Installs, Kitchens, Baths Paint, Tile, Wood rot, Electric, Plumb. Robert 850-832-7972 Duncan Concrete Exp. & Ins. Driveway & Patio Specialist 850-896-1574 Kipple & Son Concrete and Pool RepairPool Replaser & all types of concrete work, drive ways, patio, pool deck & blockwork. Free Estimate Call: 850-866-4618 Bill W. HashRemodeling & ConsultingMaster Craftsman33 yrs exp. Call 850-890-7569Text FL91517 to 56654 Exp CNA Will care for Elderly in your home! meals,light housekeeping! Non-smoker. 36 yr exp. 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CLASSIFIEDSThe News Herald | Sunday, April 8, 2018 F F 7 7 NF-1179098 D O D G E C H R Y S L E R DODGE CHRYSLER J E E P R A M H Y U N D A I JEEP RAM HYUNDAI MITSUBISHI LINCOLN M M NOW HIRING!Come join the largest and busiest dealership in Bay County! We are looking to hire sales consultants for our New & Used Departments. Join our team and be able to sell from the largest selection of vehicles in the area. No experience necessary.We are offering a full training program!€ $500/week plus commission! € Amazing benets and paid vacation!Please apply in person: 636 W. 15th Street Panama City, FL 32401Ask for Greg Chavers. 2014 Porsche Cayman2-Door Coupe, 37k miles. Black on Black, loaded. Call for details 850 527 1756 BMW X3, 2009, black, Won’t last long! $11,998 Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars C5 Corvette, 2004, under 75,000 miles!!! Runs and drives with no mechanical issues. Only asking $16,9981 Call Bryan for details and pictures at 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Cadillac ATS, 2014, Luxury RWD sedan, 36k miles, mocha steel metallic, 1 owner, LOADED! CLEAN! $23998 Call/Text Gator 561-628-9862 @ Bay Cars Cadillac STS, 2008, with 63,000 miles, Luxurious and sporty. Call Bryan for details or pictures at 850-557-7093 @Bay Cars Chevrolet Cruze, 2016, Premier pkge, white, auto, only 21k miles! Call Donna 850-258-8548 @ Bay Cars Chrysler 200, 2013, very clean! Only 54k miles! $12,898 Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Chrysler 300C, 2017, white, clean, auto, V6, 29k miles, MUST SEE! $23,998 Call/Text Gator 561-628-9862 @ Bay Cars Dodge Challenger Scat Pack, 2016, 392 Hemi with only 12,000 miles!! Red suede interior with track apps, super track pack, sport mode and much more!! Payments as low as $4S0/Month W.A.C. call Bryan for more information at 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Dodge Challenger, 2015, RT Plus, 35k miles, auto, nav, lthr, blind spot monitor, sunroof, $26,988 Call Scott 850-358-6223 @ Bay Cars Dodge Challenger, 2017, 5.7L V8, manual, Must see! Call Cheryl 850-541-3253 @ Bay Cars Dodge Dart, 2014, very clean! Only $12,998! Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Honda Accord EXL, 2013, coupe, manual V6, only 14k miles, Call Donna 850-258-8548 @ Bay Cars Fiat 124, 2017, two door Spider White with only 3,307 miles, so take advantage of someone else taking the depreciation. Save thousands on this nice convertible priced at 25,490.00 and come see me at Bay Dodge and ask for David Meadows 706-393-1549 Hyundai Azera Limited, 2015, full size Sedan, ln the wrapper! 30k miles, Priced to sell at 23,998 Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Hyundai Genesis, 2010, Very clean for the miles and financing is available! Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, 2016 only 8k milesUl Under Warrantyl! Priced at 17,998 Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Hyundai Sonata Limited, 2011, 35MPG! Very comfortable! $9888 Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Hyundai Sonata, 2011, with only 62,000 miles! Payments as low as 189/m with approved credit! Great on gas and very clean! Call Bryan today at 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Lexus LS460, 2011, Beautiful candy apple red! 45k miles, LOADED! Won’t last at $25,988! Call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Lincoln Town Car, 2005, Signature, Runs great! Must see! $6998 Call/text Gator 561-628-9862 @ Bay Cars Mercedes Benz SLK250, 2013, hard top convertible, only 21k miles, Priced to sell at $24,998! Call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Porsche Boxster S, 2010, Red convertible hardtop with 71,351 miles on it for the low price 26,900.00 call David Meadows at Bay Dodge and let me help you get into this vehicle today. 706-393-1549 We have 2 Ford Mustang Convertibles 2017 White one with 585 miles on it for a great price of $31,888.00 and a Black Mustang 2016 with 34719 miles on it for 23,888.00 Call David Meadows at Bay Cars for either of these vehicles 706-393-1549 @ Bay Cars 2007 Hyundai Tucson$4,500 OBO, 151k miles, Very clean, 4WD, auto, cold A/C, trailer hitch, 850-890-4846 2010 Sundance FX-17 Flats Fishing Boatwith Guide Package, Honda 50hp motor and Magic Tilt Trailer. This Boat will go anywhere inshore. Excellent Condition. One Owner Boat. Always Garaged. $11,500 Call: (850) 234-3905 Blacked Out Toyota 4 Runner 2016 with 32,933 miles this is a great looking SUV come out and test drive it today. It’s listed at 35,064.00 come see David Meadows at Bay Dodge fur a great deal on this vehicle won’t last long Chevrolet Equinox, 2015, gray, 59k miles, Only $14,600! Call David Meadows 706-393-1549 @ Bay Cars Chevrolet Tahoe LT, 2015 Loaded with lots of extra’s! Only 30k miles Priced at $46,998 call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars GMC Yukon, 2016, Denali, white, LOADED! Only 27k miles! Super clean! Save big! Call Donna 850-258-8548 @ Bay Cars Jeep Cherokee Sport, 2017, low miles, Must see! $21,988 Call/Text Gator 561-628-9862 @ Bay Cars Jeep Compass, 2017, low miles, 1 owner, clean CarFax, like new! Only $14,988! Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Jeep Compass, 2014, silver, 64k miles, great on gas, plenty of storage! Financing available w/ payments as low as $199/mth (WAC) Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2018, Sterling Edition, 25th anniversary, This is the celebration year for the Grand Cherokee! Help me help you celebrate with this beautiful vehicle! Call Garcia 305-600-8331 @ Bay Cars Jeep Patriot, 2010, only 46k miles, manual, runs & drives like new! Payments as low as $199/mth! WAC Call Bryan 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Jeep Patriot, 2017, low miles, 1 owner, Clean CarFax! Only $13,988! Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Jeep Wrangler Sport, 2016, low miles, 1 owner, Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Jeep Wrangler, 2016, Rubicon, hard top, lthr, 1 owner, 25k miles, Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Jeep Wrangler, 2018, with only 575 miles on itWhite Hard top, someone has taken the depreciation, so take advantage of this great opportunity at owning a new vehicle for the low low price of 35895.00 calf David Meadows at Bay Cars for this great deal 706-393-1549 @ Bay Cars Kia Sportage, 2017, only 17k miles, under warranty! Easy financing! Call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Mitsubishi Outlander, 2014, LOADED with everything! Super clean! Only 60k miles! Only $16,998! Call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Toyota 4Runners-6 in stock! Call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Dodge Dakota, 2006, 4dr, V6, only $9998! Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Dodge Durango GT, 2017, low miles, nav, lthr, backup cam, only $30,988 Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Ford F250, 2008, 6.4L Diesel, Crew cab, lifted, long bed, LOADED! Must see! $20,988 Call/Text Gator 561-628-9862 @ Bay Cars Ford F350, 2008, Diesel, 4x4, lthr, touchscreen radio, pwr seats, long bed, lift, and a toolbox! Runs like new! Call Bryan Penello 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars GMC Sierra LT, 2014, with 45,000 miles! V8 with tow package and ready to go to work! Financing available, call Bryan today for more info and financing details at 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Need a Car, Truck, SUV??? Ease Financing Available!! Ovar 300 new and used to choos.froml Can Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Ram 1500 Laramie, 2013, 15k miles, Hemi, htd/cld seats, nav, Bluetooth & more! $31,998 Call Scott 850-358-6223 @ Bay Cars Ram 1500 Rebel, 2017, 4x4, 5.7L, only 15k miles, Must see! Only $41,988 Call/Text Gator 561-628-9862 @ Bay Cars Ram 1500, 2014, 4x4, Big Horn, LOADED with leather, nav and more! Low miles! Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Ram 1500, 2013, Laramie with 15,000 miles. Packed with features and very clean! Call Bryan for details and financing options at 850-557-7093 @ Bay Cars Ram 1500, 2014, Laramie 30k miles of extras!!! Priced to sail Only 34,998 Please call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Ram 1500, 2017, Hemi V8, 4x4, low miles, Clean CarFax! Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Ram 2500 longhorn, 2018, 6.7 Cummins 4x4 with only 1,200 miles!!! Not a scratch inside or out! This truck is practically new! Don’t miss out, call today for details! 850-557~7093 ask for Bryan @ Bay Cars Toyota Tundra, 2008, Crew, Great work truck! Only $12,988! Call Todd 252-3234 @ Bay Cars TRUCK HEADQUARTERS!! EVERY MAKE & MODEL FROM GAS TO DIESEL! If I don’t have it, I will get it! Call Todd 850-252-3234 @ Bay Cars Chrysler Town & Country, 2013, low miles, $14,988 Call Tanner 850-628-6955 @ Bay Cars Dodge Grand Caravan, 2014, only 56k miles, SAVE BIG! Call Donna 850-258-8548 @ Bay Cars Ford Transit Van, 2017, 15 passenger van, white, automatic, all pwr, Call Donna 850-258-8548 @ Bay Cars 1973 Corvette51k orig. miles, auto, PS, PB, Tilt/Tele, Flowmaster exh EXCELLENT CONDITION $19,995 Contact: 850-218-1967 2015 Harley Davidson 883 SportsterBlack in color, Security, ABS, Less than 10miles. $7495 (msrp $9725) Contact: 850-218-1967 Harley Ultraglide, 2009, Maroon in color with 40,350 miles 10,999.00 cali David Meadows at Bay Cars and get ready for Bike week 706-393-1549 @ Bay Cars GOLF CART2011 CLUB CAR PRECEDENT STREET LEGAL 48V ELECTRIC FLIP/ FLOP SEAT 12” ALUMINUM WHEELS ADULT DRIVEN LOCAL CART LIKE NEW $3900 770-634-5351 2007 37ft Double Tree Mobile Suites 5th WheelRV for sale $20,000 firm. Call: 850-814-2726 Call To Place An Ad 747-5020 SELL ALL YOUR ITEMS through classified.CALL 747-5020 James, we have a 1993 Lexus 300 with a crank, no start problem. It has spark and it has fuel pressure. It has no codes in it and we dont have a scanner to see the data from the computer. The timing has not slipped and the exhaust is not stopped up. The only thing I noticed is my spark plugs will foul out with gas... Any ideas on how to diagnose this problem? Paul Paul, nding a shop with a scanner that can read the data that the computer uses would be the best thing. But since this is not available we will have to do pinpoint tests. The tools you will need will be a digital volt meter and the wiring diagram from the computer to the engine power train components. From here you can Pin-outŽ all the input components CRANKS OVER BUT WONT START 93 LEXUS James Morrisjames@masterautotech.comTHE AUTOADVISOR Tech tip: To have your older car repaired in a timely manner, make sure the shop you choose has the correct equipment to diagnose and repair your car. Older cars take equipment that is now considered obsolete. Most shops have discontinued this equipment in order to purchase the newer equipment to work on todays cars and trucks. If your car is older than 1996 then the shop you choose MUST have the scanners along with a computer database to the speci c vehicle to work on your older model vehicle correctly.NF-1179443to verify why the crank no start problem is. You have veri ed the correct fuel pressure and that the timing is mechanically correct along with proper spark. You stated it smells like it is getting too much gas by fouling your spark plugs. Here is what I would do rst, Find the wiring diagram that goes to your car from the cars computer. Then locate the Engine coolant sensor, air charge sensor and Throttle positioning sensor in the diagram. Do these following tests below rst. 1. Look at the engine coolant temp sensor and the air temperature sensor and make sure they are reading about the same resistance value. Temp sensors wrongly reading too cold or too hot can ood an engine. 2. Look at the TPS sensor to insure it is not reading WOT (wide open throttle) this will shut off the ow of fuel to the injectors. 3. Verify that the injectors are not stuck open when you turn the key on. The computer gives a ground to the injectors to come on and off. Make sure that all injectors are working as they should. This is about all the advice I can give that may help you, if youre stuck and want it repaired, please call my shop 850-763-0555 and have my service advisor have your customers car towed in. To diagnose a crank, no start problem on older cars and trucks the labor starts out at 2 hours minimum and we go from there.

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