Good Morning To James Jonas Thanks for reading! facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ TheNewsSun newssun.com AN EDITION OF THE SUNYOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 106 | $1.00 Monday, April 16, 2018 Comics ..... ...................... NEWS WIRE Classieds ....................... B5-B7 Highlands Health .................. B1 Local Sports ..................... A8-A9 Lottery .......................... SPORTS Viewpoints ............................. A5 Weather ................. NEWS WIRESEBRING Â„ Highlands CountyÂs legislators have voted for government openness slightly more than against it, according to a Florida Society of News Editors tally. ÂSunshine ScorecardÂŽ results made public last week state that Sen. Denise Grimsley (R-Sebring) and Representative Cary Pigman (R-Avon Park) both scored a ÂC-plusÂŽ for their votes on a list of bills determined by the Florida First Amendment Foundation to be critical for government transparency. The Scorecard online results said the 2018 legislative session reviewed twice as many bills as the 2017 session. Grimsley voted three times for transparency and two times against it, according to the survey, where Pigman voted seven times for transparency and Â“ve times against it. The survey assigns three points for a Â”oor vote on any bill on the list, three points for a committee vote, seven points for co-sponsoring such a bill and 10 points for sponsoring a bill. Votes against openness lose points; votes for openness gain Grimsley, Pigman score ÂC-plusÂ on SunshineBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERWEST PARK (AP) Â„ In a different context, Shevrin Jones might have sounded like a spokesman for the National RiÂ”e Association. Just two days after hundreds of Parkland families cheered on FloridaÂs new gun restrictions, the West Park Democrat stood in front of nodding parents and children in a rec center and called the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act deeply Â”awed. After all, what good are extended waiting periods to South FloridaÂs minority communities when the shooters who terrorize their neighborhoods are often stealing weapons and buying them on the street? ÂOur communities donÂt care about whether you do a background check,ÂŽ Black community drowning in gunfire questions Parkland replyBy DAVID SMILEYTHE MIAMI HERALDSEBRING Â„ Somewhere in almost every family in the United States is a person who stepped off a boat Â„ or a plane or a bus Â„ to start a new life. Much-fabled Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor mark for many a symbol of passing through the gateway from being a foreign-born immigrant to an American citizen, but itÂs not that simple. Immigrants must have a sponsor, meet age requirements Â„ unless immigrating with family Â„ and must complete a process that requires time, paperwork and patience. ThatÂs for legal immigrants: Those who entered through a border or U.S. Customs checkpoint and have maintained their legal status and non-citizen residents. Those who have entered illegally will be another story. The American Immigration Council at www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org states that immigration to the Unites States is based on reunifying families, admitting immigrants with skills that are valuable to the U.S. economy, protecting refugees and promoting diversity. It starts with a visa. Visa and sponsorship The Visa credit card may be everywhere you want to be, and may have sponsored the Olympic international games, but those who want to be in another country need a resident visa and a sponsor from the United States. A visa in this case is simply permission from the U.S. government to stay for a period of time. A sponsorship, in this case, if either a citizen sponsor or an employer, according to the U.S. Department of State at travel.state.gov. The widely-held 19th-century myth of people just stepping off the boat into a new life is not that simple. However, the State Department states that obtaining an immigrant visa is the Â“rst step for a foreign citizen to becoming a lawful permanent resident. Most immigrants receive visas in the family or employment based visa categories. The sponsor begins the immigration process by Â“ling a petition on the foreign citizenÂs behalf with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS): Â€ A U.S. citizen can Â“le an immigrant visa petition for a spouse, son, daughter, parent, brother or sister. Â€ A U.S. lawful permanent resident Â„ a green-card holder Â„ can Â“le an immigrant visa petition for a spouse or unmarried son or daughter. Â€ A U.S. employer can sponsor certain skilled workers who will be hired into permanent jobs. In some specialized Â“elds, U.S. law allows prospective immigrants to sponsor themselves, and U.S. law provides a number of special immigrant categories, as well as an immigrant investor program. Limits It can get confusing, however. The Immigration Council states that the Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA) allows an annual worldwide limit of 675,000 permanent immigrants, with certain exceptions for close family members. Lawful permanent residency allows a foreign national to work and live lawfully Recipe for ÂAmerican Melting PotÂBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERHow does an immigrant become a citizen?SEBRING Â„ Regular patrons to one of Highlands CountyÂs two local movie theaters in Sebring may recognize Michelle Cathey and Larry Moore. Their 60-second public service announcement can be seen before every movie on the big screen. In this announcement, Cathey and Moore, alongside the rest of their team Â„ Anthony Fontanes, Lindsey Kelly and Shawna Schaeffer Â„ introduce themselves as the iMAD team. Even though people may recognize them from the PSA, it doesnÂt mean that they necessarily know what iMAD does. iMAD stands for ÂI Make A DifferenceÂŽ and is a reÂ”ection of the belief that students can make a difference by making informed choices about their lives, according to iMADÂs parent organization, Heartland Rural Health Network Inc. HRHN was founded back in 1993 as one of nine state-funded health networks. iMAD began in 2008 to help address rising teen pregnancy rates. The program provides in-school sexual health education for Highlands County adolescents through curriculum-trained health educators. They are not a sex education program, however. Instead, they provide Tackling the tough conversationsBy ROBERT MILLERNEWS CLERKProgram provides in-school sexual health education CITIZEN | 6 COURTESY PHOTOProgram Director, Larry Moore, discusses dating and relationships with a group of eight graders at Sebring Middle School.IMAD | 6Scores better than averageSCORE | 7 ÂParkland has deÂ“nitely started a conversation, but itÂs a conversation many communities have been having for a long time.ÂŽÂ„ Jared Moskowitz, State Rep. GUNS | 7
A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com The Highlands News-Sun (USPS 487900ISSN 2473-0068) is published daily by Tim Smolarick at the Highlands News-Sun, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870. Periodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional entry oce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the Highlands News-Sun, which is an aliate of Sun Coast Media Group. Reproduction in whole or part is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address changes to: Highlands News-Sun, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870. COMMITMENT TO ACCURACY The Highlands News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at 863-385-6155. 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PUBLISHER Tim Smolarick 863-386-5624 tim.smolarick@ highlandsnewssun.com EXECUTIVE EDITOR Romona Washington 863-386-5634 romona.washington@ highlandsnewssun.com EDITORIAL Karen Clogston, Editor/Special Sections Editor 863-386-5835 karen.clogston@ highlandsnewssun.com Pallavi Agarwal, Contributing Editor 863-386-5831 pallavi.agarwal@ highlandsnewssun.com RETAIL ADVERTISING Cli Yeazel, Advertising Director 863-386-5844 email@example.com CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Rob Kearley, Circulation Director 863-385-6155 rob.kearley@ highlandsnewssun.com PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Tracy Weikel, Classied Account Executive tracy.weikel@highlandsnewssun. com 863-658-0307 LEGAL ADVERTISING Janet Emerson 863-386-5637 firstname.lastname@example.org CUSTOMER SERVICE Mike Henry, Oce Manager 863-385-6155 michael.henry@ highlandsnewssun.com SUBMIT NEWS & OBITS Email all obituaries and death notices to obits@ highlandsnewssun.com Email all other announcements to highlandsnewssun@ highlandsnewssun.com highlandsnewssun.com Memorial garden rededicated at schoolAVON PARK Â„ Over the years, Kevin Leicht never forgot the friendly kindergarten student he mentored in reading at Memorial Elementary School. ÂHe (Matthew Waldrup) had such a loving, kind heart. He had an all-around good character,ÂŽ Leicht recalled Friday. Tragically Matthew died on March 18, 2012 at the age of 7, after a vehicle struck his bicycle near the intersection of State Street and South Florida Avenue. As the months and years passed since that tragedy, Leicht progressed in school and is now a junior at Sebring High School. HeÂs also a Boy Scout and an Eagle Scout candidate. Leicht chose as his Eagle Scout project one that would honor and remember his friend Â„ refurbishing and adding to a memorial garden for Matthew at Memorial Elementary School. Among other things, he made the garden more attractive, created a new sign and added benches. On Friday, Leicht joined others, including community members, school employees and Highlands County School District employees and ofÂ“cials to rededicate the garden. His parents, Bishop James Leicht and Michelle Leicht, both afÂ“liated with the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, organized the re-dedication. The ceremony included releasing butterÂ”ies raised by a second grade science class at Memorial Elementary. Bishop Leicht said the butterÂ”ies will return every year. He indicated that while tragedy is painful, there is hope for the future. ÂEvery time a door is closed, the heavenly Father opens a window there is time for rebirth,ÂŽ he said. WaldrupÂs parents, Nick and Mandy Fisher, thanked Kevin Leicht for the re-dedication and for honoring the memory of their son. Nick Fisher said he is happy the garden will continue keep MatthewÂs memory alive. He said he believes Matthew could likely have become a Boy Scout and an Eagle Scout. He said that he continues to feel a lack of justice in his sonÂs death, as the perpetrator was only charged with speeding. ÂThere isnÂt a day that goes by that we donÂt think of Matthew,ÂŽ he added. Since the death, the Fisher family has conducted a sign campaign that urges people to travel no faster than 20 miles per hour in residential zones. Although they are not doing that now, he said, ÂThere are still a lot of signs out there.ÂŽBy JAY MEISELSTAFF WRITER JAY MEISEL/STAFF Kevin Leicht, an Eagle Scout candidate, refurbished and added benches to a garden created in memory of Matthew Waldrup, who died after being struck by a vehicle on March 18, 2012. Leicht, who mentored Matthew in reading, wanted to do his eagle scout project in memory and honor of Matthew. Mandy Fisher, mother of Matthew Waldrup, who died on March 18, 2012 after being struck by a car, thanks Eagle Scout candidate Kevin Leicht for the rededication of a garden at Memorial Elementary School in memory of Matthew. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on March 06: Cynthia Ann Lambert, 53, Wauchula, on charges of dug possession, drug equipment possession and marijuana possession. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on March 07:George Javier Diaz, 20, Cantonment, charged with probation violation. Crystal Michelle Gasper, 23, Lake Placid, on two charges of fraud and two charges of larceny. Kenneth Isaias Narvaez, 34, Clermont, on charges of battery, burglary, larceny, drug equipment possession and drug possession. Joseph Jonathan Sweat, 32, Sebring, charged with sex offender violation. Ebony Shakir Xian Williams, 25, Lake Placid, on two charges of fraud and two charges of larceny.The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on March 08:Riley William Beeson, 21, Lake Placid, on charges of aggravated battery or improper exhibit of a Â“rearm. Mark Michael Gabrus, 22, Sebring, on charges of dealing in stolen property, larceny, fraud, criminal mischief and burglary. Uriah Tobias Harris, 27, Avon Park, on charges of probation violation and obstruction of justice. Tarvice Lamar Payne, 34, Sebring, on charges of assault and resisting an ofÂ“cer. Christopher Reed Upthegrove, 35, Sebring, on two charges of larceny and two charges of burglary. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on March 09:Jonathan Stephen Bash, 19, Sebring, on charges of lewd and lascivious behavior, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and interfering with custody of a minor. Brandon McKay Pope, 23, Lake Placid, charged with using a computer to seduce, solicit or lure a child. Jatoya Deshay Rushing, 22, Sebring, charged with four charges of failure to appear. Letoria Denise Yarde, 29, Lake Placid, on two charges of larceny. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on March 10:Bryce Matthew Blair, 26, Sebring, on charges of probation violation and cocaine possession. Matthew Thomas Bochicchio, 24, Sebring, on charges of larceny, burglary and fraud. Robert DeJohn, 38, charged with failure to appear. Antonio Miguel Salcedo, 40, Sebring, on charges of possession of a weapon by convicted felon and probation violation. Lewanda Antwenette Williams, 44, Avon Park, charged with probation violation. Christie Lee Winkelsas, 35, Avon Park, charged with probation violation. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on March 11:Rafael Luis Davila, 21, Avon Park, charged with probation violation. Todd Eric Redding, 55, Sebring, on charges of drug possession and drug equipment possession. Henry Ellis Rimes, 37, Sebring, on charges of battery and criminal mischief. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on March 12:Timothy Brian Bass, 45, Avon Park, charged with driving on suspended license. Bryan Marshall Blanchette, 21, Avon Park, on charges of burglary, larceny and criminal mischief. Kimberly Aletta Loeb, 37, Avon Park, charged with probation violation. William Wesley Roberts, 37, Lake Placid, on charges of burglary, larceny and grand theft auto. POLICE BLOTTER COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSAnnual Stamp Show SEBRING The Highlands Stamp Club will present its annual Stamp Show 1-4 p.m. today at the Fellowship Hall of St. John United Methodist Church in Sebring. The show is open to the public and admission is free. For information, call 863-273-8818.S.A.L.T. Council meetingSEBRING The Highlands County Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) Council will hold its next monthly meeting at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday at HomerÂs Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Square. NARFE to meetSEBRING The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Chapter 0288 of Highlands County, will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at HomerÂs Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Square. For lunch only. Open to all active and retired federal employees and their spouses. For information, call president Laura Pletcher at 540-226-8754 or Mary Ellen Colvin at 863-735-1099.Adult, childrenÂs art classesAVON PARK Heartland Cultural Alliance is offering art classes for both adults and children at the Avon Park Public Library Wednesdays, April 18, 25 and May 2, 8. Adult classes are from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and childrenÂs from 3-5 p.m. Reservations requested. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, April 18. For information, contact Judy Nicewicz at 863-273-1339.ChildrenÂs Services Council meetsSEBRING The ChildrenÂs Services Council of Highlands County will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sebring Health Department, 7205 S. George Blvd. The public is invited. CSC nominations meetingSEBRING The ChildrenÂs Services Council of Highlands County will hold its nominations meeting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the Sebring Health Department building, 7205 S. George Blvd. Public is invited. Republicans Rock N RollLAKE PLACID The Highlands County Republican Executive Committee invites everyone to its Republican Rock N Roll show Thursday at the Genesis Center, 218 Belleview St., in Lake Placid. Candidate meet-and-greet is at 5 p.m. Pep rally and dinner 6 p.m., and Sock Hop at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $50. Live music by the Lee Allcorn Band. Wear your best 1950s and 1960s attire. highlandscounty. gop/events. Coca Cola Spirit NightSEBRING SonnyÂs BBQ and Coca-Cola invites the community to have a meal at SonnyÂs BBQ in Sebring on the third Thursday of the month, April 19, at 751 US 27 S., and 15-25 percent of the bill will be donated to Volunteers of America. Just let your server know before ordering. VFW spaghetti dinnerAVON PARK The VFW Auxiliary will serve a spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20 at VFW Post 9853, 75 N. Olivia Drive in Avon Park. Includes sides and dessert. Cost is $8. Carryout available until sold out. Smoke free dining room. Open to the public. Blood drive at The PalmsSEBRING The Oneblood Big Red Bus will be out at The Palms from noon-5 p.m. on Friday, April 20. All donors will receive a free movie ticket and wellness checkup. ID is required. Donors must be at least 16 years of age. For information, call 800-9-DONATE. Escape to Kokomo ticketsSEBRING Ridge Area Arc and Waypoints Financial invites the public to Escape to Kokomo from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Island View Restaurant at Sun ÂN Lake. Free margaritas and beer. Cash bar. Caribbean buffet. Music by California Toe Jam Band. There will be rafÂ”es and a silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person. For Information or tickets, call Rhonda Beckman at 863-4521295 or rbeckman@ ridgeareaarc.org.
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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com The Sebring Firemen are wellknown in the community for a great variety of accomplishments through the years. Among them: the 1926 Moore Haven Hurricane rescue, the building of FiremenÂs Field athletic facility, the County Fair facilities, the Sebring Race, continued support of Sebring High SchoolÂs athletic programs and many other good deeds. Going back to the late 1920s and 1930s the Sebring Â“remen were a very active group in the community. Besides Â“ghting Â“res, they supported the community whole heartedly. When there was something to be done in the community, the Â“remen were there ready to help. So it was in 1929, when the Sebring Firemen decided to build FiremenÂs Field, an athletic Â“eld for the community. For this purpose, they incorporated and formed Sebring Firemen, Inc. They went into debt acquiring the property which was an abandoned orange grove at the intersection of Highlands Ave. and Kenilworth Boulevard where it is today. The Â“remen cleared the grove by hand with the assistance of mules and help from the City of Sebring. In 1931, FiremenÂs Field opened for the use of the entire community. Sebring High School began using the facility for their athletics. In 1936, the WPA (Works Project Administration) built a grandstand for the athletic Â“eld. Also in the same year, the Sebring Â“remen found themselves involved in the Highlands County Fair. County Agent, Louis Alsmeyer, was in charge of putting on the Highlands County Fair and was having a difÂ“cult time of it. There were years when there was no fair or the fair was held at different locations. They needed a permanent and adequate place to hold the yearly Fair. The Â“remen being so community minded heard about it and decided to pitch in and see what they could do. The Â“remen began acquiring property adjacent to FiremenÂs Field and that is where the Highlands County Fair has taken place since 1937. For several years, tents were used by exhibitors but leaking tents were a problem. So in the fall of 1948, a contract was signed by the Â“remen to build a concrete block building. By the end of the year, the structure was Â“nished and dedicated. And the exhibitors were happy to have a roof over their head. In 1954, a second exhibit for cattle was constructed. In 1957 another permanent structure was completed followed by a stage for the annual beauty pageant. In 1961, plans were made for another large permanent structure. Some of the old buildings are no longer there. Today, the county fair is under the auspices of the Highlands County Fair Association and operates under a separate charter and a separate corporation. It is an activity that was started and continuously promoted and operated by members of the Sebring Firemen, Inc. since the fair was chartered. From: The Historian Â…April 2004 and January 2009 by Carole Goad, and Bulletin #66 Elaine Levey can be reached at emlevey@ gmail.com .FiremanÂs Field and the Highlands County Fairgrounds Elaine LeveyHISTORICALLY SPEAKING email@example.com Email Us Your News Tips To: COMMUNITY CALENDAR TODAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Chips Ahoy 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Ship, capt, crew 5-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Bar poker 5-7 p.m. 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Dart league 7:30 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Happy hour 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid $1.25 drafts all day. Poker 2 p.m. Ship, captain, crew 4:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringMember bingo 2-4 p.m. Public charity bingo 6 p.m. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Open menu noon-7 p.m. Pizza & pitcher $11. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Lunch served noon-5 p.m. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Happy hour 2-4 p.m. Bar poker 2 p.m. Texas holdÂem 7 p.m. Darts 7 p.j.Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Pinochle 1 p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. TUESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Chips Ahoy 4-6 p.m., Meatloaf dinner 5-7 p.m. Public Bingo 6 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Bingo 1 p.m. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Ship, capt, crew 5-7 p.m. Taco Tuesday 3/$5, 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Bingo 12:30 p.m. Food. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring VFW Riders pork loin sand. 5-6:30 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Dumpster Mike 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Tailgate food 5:30-6:30 p.m. Darts 6:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCanasta 9 a.m. Menu TBA. Music by Shannon Reed & Adam. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Taco Tuesday. $2 margaritas. $6 beer pichers Ship, capt, crew 4 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Poker 2 p.m. Euchre 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Happy hour 2-4 p.m. Bar poker 2 p.m. MiMiÂs cafe taco night 5-7:30 p.m. Margarita special 5-7 p.m. Mingo Bingo with Jackpot 6 p.m. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club ShufÂ”eboard scrambles 9 a.m. Easy line dancing 5:30 p.m. Couples line dancing 6:30 p.m. Advanced line dancing 7:30 p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. WEDNESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Taco and full menu 5-7 p.m. Ship, Captain and Crew 6 p.m., Dan Patrick 5-8 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Legion wings 4-6 p.m. Karaoke Jody 4-7 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Wild card bar poker 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring TH 2 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Happy hour 5-8 p.m. Ship, capt, crew 3 p.m. Washers 1 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Poker 2 p.m. Hotdogs $3 at 5:30 p.m. Ladies drinks BOGO 4-closing. Call 863-699-5444. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringLodge Closed. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Bartender lunch Family dinner. pasta. bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Queen of hearts 8 p.m. Don Johnson. WOTM Mexican Dinner. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Pool at noon. Happy hour 2-4. MiMiÂs Cafe 5:30-8 p.m. Gary & Shirley 6-9 p.m. Moose games 8 p.m. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Woodcarving 8:30-11 a.m. Bridge 12:30 p.m. Pinochle 1 p.m. Ping pong 3:15 p.m. Intermediate line dancing 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. THURSDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Poker 1 p.m. Chips ahoy 4 p.m. Create a pizza. Pool 6 p.m. Darts 6:45 p.m. Free line dancing 7 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Happy hour all day. SammyÂs famous tacos. Euchre 1:30 p.m. Trivia 5:30 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Thirsty Thursday all day. Ship, capt, crew 2-4 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Line dancing 6-8 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Bingo 1 p.m. Lunch 11:45-1:30 p.m. Bar poker 4 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Call 863-699-5444. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringLodge Closed. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Wings all day. Jackpot! p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Jackpot 8 p.m. Franke. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Happy hour 2-4 p.m. Bar poker 2 p.m. Megasoundz. MiMiÂs Cafe 5:30 p.m Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. FRIDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fish dinner, prime rib 5-7 p.m. Chrissy 6-9 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Legion Â“sh fry 4-6 p.m. Music 4-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Megasoundz 7-10 p.m. Finger foods 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Washers 1 p.m. Food. Queen of hearts 7 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Best pizza in town 5-7 p.m. Double Trouble 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Post dinner soup and salad $6 at 5:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringMenu TBA. Music by Allen. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Kitchen noon-3 p.m. Lora karaoke 7-10 p.m. Tiki bar opens 6 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Texas holdÂem 2 p.m. Teresa. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Pool at noon. happy hour 2-4 p.m .MiMiÂs cafe Â“sh platter. Dan Patrick 6-9 p.m. 50/50 8 pm. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club ShufÂ”eboard scrambles 9 a.m. Bridge 12:30 p.m. Ping Pong 3:15 p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. SATURDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Burgers 11:30 p.m. Chips ahoy 1 p.m. Texas holdÂem 1:30 p.m. Bake sale 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Riders dinner BBQ ribs 4-6 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Bar poker 5-7 p.m. Wings & Things 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Karaoke by Lora Patton 5-8 p.m. Food 5-6 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Tailgate party 2-5 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid WOTM pork loin dinner. Seneca Guns. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Poker 9 a.m. MiMiÂs Cafe 5-8 p.m. Patsy 6-9 p.m. Queen of hearts 9 p.m. EarlÂs pitshop NASCAR Richmond 6:30 p.m. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Woodcarving 8:30-11 a.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. SUNDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 2-7 p.m. Chips ahoy 3-5 p.m. Cowboy Jody 5-8 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Call 863-453-4553. 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Monday, April 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 www.highlandsnewssun.comBy denition, friendship is doubtfulIÂm wondering if there is any validity left to the proverb Âtwo heads are better than oneÂ after reading the Sebring couple (More about the facts) in the Highlands News-Sun. The two assumed: Âaccept as truth without checkingÂŽ that readers like you and I would know who they were referencing when talking about President TrumpÂs friends after they blustered in a previous opinion (Gun control debate), accusing him of Âhis friendship with bullies and dictators.Â May I suggest to them they select words that are more relevant to their signiÂ“cance when opining in their near daily rant. Funk & WagnallÂs deÂ“nes ÂFriend: a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or family relations, a feeling or attitude,ÂŽ while ÂFriendship: is a relationship between friends.ÂŽ Now I am quite sure that President Trump is neither friends nor cozy with Putin, Kim Jung Un or Duterte as alleged, but in his position as the most wonderful leader of our government, it is his responsibility to meet with other heads of states whether these two approve of them or not, so had the couple used ÂAcquaintance: a person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend,ÂŽ might have been more appropriate, and remember always Â Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better!Â Jerry Wright Avon ParkSimple as thatRe. the April 12 letter, ÂFocus on what Matters,ÂŽ before the misguided republicon [sic] and Avon Park snowbird retreats back up north to his other home, IÂll once again, and hopefully for the last time, set the record straight for him because he just doesnÂt yet seem to grasp the crux of this debate. 1. He defended trumpÂs [sic] numerous extra-marital affairs by counting off the indiscretions of some of our past presidents. Sorry, pal, that doesnÂt make it OK with decent people. 2. President Obama and the Clintons are irrelevant to conversations regarding trump [sic] and his countless subversions. They are not in ofÂ“ce, or didnÂt you know that? Simple as that. So scurry back home, and Âfocus on what mattersÂŽ by perhaps reading up on the Ten Commandments and/or The Golden Rule before you come back to our home state and inculcate your take on ethical behavior. Good bye, and have a trouble-free trip back to your home up north.Kathy and Bob Rabatie Sebring As I watched Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg go head-tohead with members of Congress, I couldnÂt help but have the same reaction I have when I get a pointless chain email from an elderly relative. The inclination to smile, shake your head indulgently, and hit the ÂdeleteÂŽ key was impossibly strong. Because after watching lawmakers fumble their way through the questions they posed to Zuckerberg, whoÂd swapped his customary hoodie for what appeared to be his dadÂs suit, itÂs not clear the majority of them possess the baseline understanding of what Facebook does to responsibly regulate it. LetÂs face it, Facebook was wildly irresponsible with its handling of the personal information of tens of millions of its customers. It allowed its platform to be inÂ“ltrated by operatives working on behalf of a geopolitical rival who used it to meddle in the 2016 elections. Until it was caught, the massive social media company seemed entirely indifferent to changing its ways. But the questioning from members of Congress, most of whom are old enough to be the 33-year-old ZuckerbergÂs grandparents, was excruciating to watch. Take Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who asked Zuckerberg how Facebook, which is free, made its money. ÂSenator, we run ads,ÂŽ Zuckerberg said patiently. ÂI see, thatÂs great,ÂŽ the 84-year-old Hatch responded. That Zuckerberg didnÂt pat him on the head and give him a cookie is a source of wonder. Then there was Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who asked Zuckerberg: ÂIs Twitter the same as what you do?ÂŽ Well, no, senator. ItÂs Twitter. You (or, one of your staffers) even have a veriÂ“ed account there. But it was also Graham who asked one of the most important questions of the Â“ve hoursÂ worth of grilling that was set to continue in the U.S. House on Wednesday Â„ whether Facebook is a monopoly. Zuckerberg unconvincingly replied, ÂIt certainly doesnÂt feel like that to me.ÂŽ Which, of course, is nonsense. ThatÂs only true if youÂre capable of time-travel, or still live in 2002, where you faithfully maintain your Friendster or MySpace pages. Facebook, along with Google, Apple and Microsoft, is a tech behemoth whose operations touch almost every aspect of our daily lives. If youÂre not checking in on Facebook for the news (both real and fake, as it turns out), or to touch base with relatives and friends, youÂre interacting on one of the platforms it controls, such as Instagram, to share the most intimate moments of your life. And Facebook makes money Â„ gobs of money Â„ from our willingness to share ourselves online in a way that we could not imagine doing in Â”eshand-blood interactions with others. And behind ZuckerbergÂs Ivy League earnestness and softtouch Silicon Valley idealism, is a ruthless capitalist who knows full well that wringing as much data as possible from his customers, and then using it to attract advertisers, is the core of his business. Still, Zuckerberg, as is the custom of a corporate titan on an apology tour, appropriately simulated penitentence before the joint committee. ÂIt was my mistake, and IÂm sorry,ÂŽ he said of the alleged sharing of the personal data of 87 million users with the English Â“rm Cambridge Analytica, which was working on behalf of President Donald TrumpÂs 2016 campaign. Sorry isnÂt even close. When he was asked by Graham whether Facebook would submit to regulation, Zuckerberg told him he would if it were the right kind of regulation. Zuckerberg also said heÂd be willing to send suggestions to GrahamÂs ofÂ“ce for that right kind of regulation. Yes, itÂs true that Zuckberg has said, as he did in a CNN interview last month, that heÂs Âactually ... not sure we shouldnÂt be regulated.ÂŽ And, yes, he made positive noises in response to a proposal by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., to notify users within 72 hours of any data breach. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, the ranking Democrat on the Commerce Committee, sounded this stern warning to Zuckerberg: ÂIf you and other social media companies do not get your act in order, none of us are going to have any privacy anymore.ÂŽ But leaving Zuckerberg and his fellow titans to come up with appropriate regulation is way too much of a surrendering of CongressÂ proper oversight role. TheyÂre unwilling to do it. And Congress is incapable of doing it. Dislike. An award-winning political journalist, John L. Micek is the opinion editor and political columnist for PennLive/The PatriotNews in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Readers may follow him on Twitter @ByJohnLMicek and email him at jmicek@pennlive. com.Congress not up to the task of taking on Facebook OUR VIEW YOUR VIEW John L. Micek GUEST COLUMN Tim Smolarick Publisher firstname.lastname@example.org Romona Washington Executive Editor email@example.com JOIN THE CONVERSATIONLetters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. We will not accept any Letters to the Editor that mention a business in a negative tone, as they have no means to defend themselves. Please keep Letters to the Editor to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name Â… not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. In the case of letters that are emailed, the same rules apply. VIEWPOINTS Karen Clogston Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Rob Kearly Circulation Director email@example.comToo often, people get the impression Sunshine Laws are born out of First Amendment and whose sole purpose is to help members of the media do their jobs. But, while working in the sunshine certainly does open the door for the media to keep citizens informed, the laws are just as important to you. For example, you can access items like birth certiÂ“cates, marriage and divorce information, obituaries and licenses on the web. You can keep track of property transactions that may impact the value of your home. You can look up any lawsuits or penalties against a doctor you plan to see. Agendas of government meetings must be posted so the public can attend and give input on topics of their particular interest. And, if you missed that meeting, you can read what occurred Â„ and in some cases watch a television replay. DonÂt know how to access information you need? The Attorney GeneralÂs OfÂ“ce makes available a guide known as the Government-in-theSunshine manual. The manual is published each year by the First Amendment Foundation in Tallahassee. FloridaÂs Â“rst embraced the idea of government in the sunshine in 1909 with the passage of Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes or the ÂPublic Records Law.ÂŽ The law said any records made or received by any public agency, having to do with ofÂ“cial business, must be made available for inspection, unless speciÂ“cally exempted by the Florida Legislature. Nowadays, public records include much more than just what might be written on paper. It also has come to include tapes, photographs, Â“lm, sound recordings and records stored in computers. Surprisingly to some, it even means text messages between government ofÂ“cials Â„ which came into play recently in Sarasota County when text messages between a School Board member the and county sheriff were revealed during a controversy over school safety. FloridaÂs current Government-in-the-Sunshine Law was enacted in 1967. It establishes a basic right of access to most meetings of boards, commissions and other governing bodies of state and local governmental agencies or authorities. Sunshine laws allow citizens to Â“le what is called Freedom of Information requests that require governments to make records available to anyone in the public who requests them. FOI requests are important in that they allow citizens and the media to become watchdogs over government. Examples of the media using FOI requests would include this newspaperÂs requests for records giving details of deaths in local prisons and jails. Sunshine laws require manufacturers, such as pharmaceutical companies, to disclose what items have been provided to an institution or physician. That information was used in West Virginia to address a serious opioid problem. There, a reporter was able Â„ through the help of the courts Â„ to force pharmaceutical companies to reveal that had sold millions of opioids in West Virginia, ignoring the Â”ood of the potentially dangerous and addictive medicines into a state reeling from drug overdoses. The state has used that information to sue drug companies. As we celebrate Sunshine laws across the nation, we want every citizen to realize these laws can be utilized for their own good. They were made to keep us informed and to stop back-room deal-making and corruption in government. Take advantage of your right to information.Sunshine Laws protect your right to know 2 0 1 8 0 4 1 6 s e a 0 5 p d f 1 1 5 A p r 1 8 1 7 : 2 3 : 5 7
A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. and permanently, apply for nearly all jobs and remain in the country even if they are unemployed. Each year the United States also admits non-citizens on a temporary basis. Also, the U.S. Congress and the president determine a separate number for refugee admissions. Congress established a complicated system to balance the number of visas with family preferences. It starts with 480,000 and subtracts immediate relative visas issued the previous year, as well as other categories. By law, the number of family-based visas may not be lower than 226,000. However, large numbers of immediate relatives coming each year has kept the number at 226,000. Green Card In truth,any permanent resident, of whatever status, has a Âgreen card,ÂŽ but it has come to refer to lawful immigrants employed in the United States. There are plenty of temporary classiÂ“cations for athletes, entertainers, skilled performers and skilled workers. In most cases, they must leave the if their status expires or if their employment ends. The number of permanent residents allowed to enter each year, however, is limited to 140,000. They fall under the categories of people with Âextraordinary abilityÂŽ in arts, science, education, business or athletics; people with advanced degrees in similar professions; skilled workers with two years of training or experience; Âspecial immigrantsÂŽ such as religious workers or employees of U.S. foreign service posts, and lastly, people who will invest $500,000 to $1 million in a job-creating enterprise on U.S. soil. The next step By most reports, the number of applications has gone up considerably in the last couple of years: From 187,635 in the Â“rst quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 Â„ Oct 1 to Dec. 31, 2015 Â„ to 239,628 in the Â“rst quarter of Fiscal Year 2017, according to the Miami Herald. Conditions to get started include being the following: Â€ 18 years or older Â€ A permanent resident for three years prior to applying. Â€ In continuous residence in the U.S. for three years prior to applying. Â€ Physically present in the country for 18 months of those three years. Â€ Living in the same state for three months prior to applying. Â€ Able to read, write and speak English and have knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government. Â€ A person of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and disposed to the good order and happiness of the U.S. For spouses of U.S. citizens who are seeking citizenship, they need to be married to a citizen who has been a citizen for at least three years. The Cost Cost in time, other than the three years of continued residence prior to application, is six months after submitting the application. The process actually starts from the moment an immigrant receives a green card. Once a person applies, it takes six months to a year to get to the U.S. citizenship test and interview. As for the Â“nancial cost, one source lists the cost for the Form N-400, the Application for Naturalization, at $725, which includes a $640 citizenship application fee and $85 background check, also known as the Âbiometric fee.ÂŽCITIZENFROM PAGE 1 information to young people about sexually transmitted infections (STI), unintended pregnancy and risky behaviors. They accomplish this through in-school programs, their website/ social media presence and by providing state-approved, medically accurate information in a safe environment. ÂWe put these choices in their hands with the right tools to make informed decisions,ÂŽ said Cathey, an iMAD health educator. The program receives funding from federal and state sources, including grants. It currently receives funding under the Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program (C-PREP) grant. Their budget is separate from the School Board of Highlands County, allowing them to operate iMAD without using money that can be earmarked for other school programs. ÂOur School Board has been very helpful in getting us the visibility to get into the schools,ÂŽ said Moore, iMAD program director. The goal of the program is to provide a safe environment for students to be given facts about sexual health, as well as providing parents a way to talk to their kids about sexual health. iMAD works at being a resource for parents, a way to get the conversation started, and the program thrives on educating the community. Moore and his health educators are all trained by the state, bringing the program to both high school and middle school students with concentration on those in grades six through 10. ÂWe cover responsible decision making,ÂŽ Cathey said. ÂHow to weigh out pros and cons, how to deal with conÂ”ict, communication, refusal skills and healthy versus unhealthy relationships. These are skills you donÂt just deal with in school or in a romantic relationship. You deal with them throughout your whole life.ÂŽ According to the program, during the 2016-17 school year, on average, youth reported the program made them less likely to have sexual intercourse in the next six months. This was highest among females and sixth-graders. The program also reports that during the same year, on average, students reported the program increased their knowledge of HIV and STD infection and transmission, and how to prevent unplanned pregnancy. This was highest in seventh and eighth grades due to content covered in those grades. ÂWe will gladly give them (parents) the resources to Â“gure out how to have those conversations because the best teacher for your kid is you,ÂŽ Cathey said. Moore and his team are looking forward to their summer workshops in June and July. JuneÂs workshop, designed with Harry Potter themes, promises to be a good time. ÂIt will be doing a breakdown of relationships as far as friendships go. I think the Harry Potter series was great for that,ÂŽ Cathey said. JulyÂs workshop will be tailored toward high school youths and involve things such as etiquette, what not to wear, interview skills and more. For both workshops, the Â“rst 30 youths who apply will be accepted. Workshop attendance is free. For more information, contact Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone wanting to sponsor a workshop should also contact Moore. To Â“nd out more or to see where the team will be next, visit hrhnimad. org, email iMAD@hrhn. org or call 863-452-6530.IMADFROM PAGE 1 iMAD Program Director Larry Moore and Health Educator Michelle Cathey work on their next big event, Backchat, scheduled for April 19. ROBERT MILLER/STAFFHealth Educator Michelle Cathey and the iMAD team provide evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education to approximately 2,800 adolescents annually. iMAD stands for ÂI Make A Dierence.ÂŽ
Monday, April 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 www.highlandsnewssun.com points. Legislators can get a bonus point for communicating with the Florida First Amendment Foundation about a bill. Both Grimsley and Pigman voted for Senate Bill 1940, which would exempt from public review any records that would identify someone as an appointed safe school ofÂ“cer under the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. It was approved by Gov. Rick Scott on March 9. Grimsley also voted for Senate Bill 1178, which would exempt any audio and video recordings of the events leading up to, during and immediately after someone being killed in a mass-shooter incident. Originally, SB 1178 included all cases of recorded killings, but was amended in the Senate Â”oor to pertain just those killed in mass-shooting. Grimsley, in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee, voted for SB 1178 once, then voted twice against it. SB 1178 died in the SenateÂs Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability. While in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee, Grimsley voted against Senate Bill 860, which allows for automatic administrative sealing of criminal history records of minors upon notiÂ“cation by the clerk of the court under speciÂ“ed circumstances. It died March 10 in the Judiciary Committee. Pigman voted in favor of the SB 1178 companion bill, House Bill 653, in both the House Government Accountability Committee and the House Oversight, Transparency & Administration Subcommittee. He also made a late vote on the Â”oor for HB 653. It was indeÂ“nitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration on March 10. He also voted for House Bill 439, which would allow speciÂ“ed entities to meet in private with attorney to discuss imminent litigation, and speciÂ“es when litigation is considered imminent. Pigman cast his ÂyesÂŽÂŽ vote in the House Oversight, Transparency & Administration Subcommittee, but that bill died in the Government Accountability Committee. By contrast, Pigman voted in favor of House Bill 459, which states that Â“nancial information in state agency contracts is an open record. Pigman voted ÂyesÂŽ while in both the House Oversight, Transparency & Administration Subcommittee, and in the House Government Accountability Committee, where the bill died. Pigman voted for House Bill 7057, which provides for greater transparency in the budgeting process by requiring certain budget information to be submitted to legislative appropriations committees and would require certain entities to establish and maintain a website to publish that budget information. It died in the SenateÂs Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability. Also, in the House Oversight, Transparency & Administration Subcommittee, in the House Government Accountability Committee, and on the House Â”oor, Pigman voted for House Bill 273, which would prohibit an agency that receives a request to inspect or copy a public record from responding to such request by Â“ling civil action against that individual or entity. It also died in the SenateÂs Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability. By comparison with their fellow legislators, Grimsley and Pigman were just below the norm, among 10 percent of Florida legislators. Those who earned a straight ÂBÂŽ in the survey made up 36 percent of the Florida Legislature. Those with ÂB-minusÂŽ made up 20 percent. Totals were sparse in most of the other categories, with 3 percent ÂA-plus,ÂŽ 1 percent ÂA,ÂŽ 2 percent ÂA-minusÂŽ and 1 percent ÂB-plus.ÂŽ On the lower end, the scores tended to be sparse until they hit bottom: 5 percent ÂC,ÂŽ 1 percent ÂC-minus,ÂŽ 3 percent ÂD-plus,ÂŽ 1 percent ÂDÂŽ and 2 percent ÂD-minus.ÂŽ ÂFÂŽ and ÂF-minusÂŽ grades broke the bell curve, however, with 13 percent and 3 percent, respectively.SCOREFROM PAGE 1 said Jones, a state representative. ÂBecause weÂre not going to the store to buy a gun. WeÂre going to buy them illegally.ÂŽ As South Florida lawmakers hosted a series of town hall events coordinated across the country in the hopes of furthering a renewed gun control movement, the tenor and tone of the gatherings Â„ much like their relationship with guns Â„ has varied from community to community. Less than 30 miles and 48 hours apart, events near Parkland and in Miami Gardens illustrated just how complex the problem of gun violence is, and why answers have been so elusive even among communities supporting the same party. In majority-white Parkland, where murders were rare until a February school shooting shattered the veneer of FloridaÂs Âsafest cityÂŽ and thrust it into the national spotlight, solutions offered during a April 2 town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch included banning assault weapons and improving mental health screenings and services. And for all the tragedy of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the belief and hope that federal and state politicians will pass new, effective laws was palpable. ÂWeÂre here because the brave families who lost loved ones in Stoneman Douglas have stood up and through their courage have set examples for the rest of us in all of the ways that we should be looking to keep our schools safe and to prevent something like this from ever happening again,ÂŽ Deutch said from a stage in Coral Springs. In Miami Gardens, where the neighborhood around the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex is 85 percent black and gunÂ“re is mapped in real time, a similar optimism exists. But at the April 4 town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson Â„ where the microphones kept cutting out Â„ hope mingled with frustration. Here, mothers with dead children and brothers with slain siblings have been activists for years. Here, they wondered why the 22 people murdered in 2016 in the city mattered less to the national conversation about guns than the 17 people killed in Parkland. Ideas on how to Â“x the problem felt different, too, with co-host Jones arguing not for more gun control but for better after-school services, social programming and small-business loans as a way to make MiamiÂs Âurban coreÂŽ and schools safer. ÂThe people who see gun violence on a dayto-day, week-to-week, month-to-month reality, they canÂt ride this wave. Because for decades theyÂve been drowning in the reality,ÂŽ said MiamiDade School Board member Steve Gallon. The differences arenÂt lost on the politicians and newly born gun activists in North Broward, an afÂ”uent, majority-white area where murders remain infrequent. The students behind the March For Our Lives movement have consciously reached out to teenagers in minority communities to broaden their cause. During the April 2 town hall, several students asked how law enforcement and schools ofÂ“cials can ensure that black and brown students wonÂt be proÂ“led as communities increase security measures and police presence at schools. State Rep. Jared Moskowitz, who represents Parkland and graduated from Stoneman Douglas, mentioned April 2 that while ParklandÂs murders received swift response, 316 children and teenagers were killed in Miami-Dade between 2006 and 2016 with scant attention in political circles. ItÂs a discussion that is nuanced, and hardly black-and-white. But while both communities vote Democrat, and elect lawmakers at the state and federal level who tend to vote along similar lines, their needs and problems are different. And what works in one neighborhood may exacerbate problems in another. For Jones and Moskowitz, whose desks sit next to each other on the Â”oor of the Florida House of Representatives, they know their challenge is to Â“nd something that works for everyone. ÂParkland has deÂ“nitely started a conversation, but itÂs a conversation many communities have been having for a long time. Those communities got no bills. Those communities got no appropriations for years,ÂŽ Moskowitz said. ÂSo IÂm happy things are now changing.ÂŽGUNSFROM PAGE 1 adno=3569610
A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Corvette captures GTLM classJohnson wins final Jarrett InvitationalFrancis wins at HomesteadMustang Sampling takes 2nd victoryFord GTs place 2nd and 3rdBill Jarrett Ford Ladies Invitational calls it quits after 20 yearsWTR sees Long Beach winning streak come to an endThe streets of Long Beach continue to be very, very good to Corvette Racing, and more speciÂ“cally, the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R team of Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner. On a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon, the No. 4 team claimed its second consecutive victory on the legendary Southern California street circuit, taking the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class victory in the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach. Milner took the lead from Earl Bamber in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR shortly after a restart with under 23 minutes remaining as Bamber encountered a right-front suspension failure. From there, he cruised to a 2.157-second victory over Ryan Briscoe in the No. 67 Ford GT. ÂThere is something about Long Beach,ÂŽ AVON PARK Â„ The 20th annual Bill Jarrett Ford Ladies Invitational ended the same way as the inaugural tournament back in 1999 Â„ with Lorraine Johnson winning. The event, which was held at River Greens Golf Course on Saturday, was started as a way to give women golfers something to do when the Judge Kelly MenÂs Tournament was held. The tournament began at Sun ÂN Lake Golf Club and has featured chorus groups, individual singers, musical entertainment and other forms of entertainment. The tournament moved to its current home of River Greens Golf Course after being held in Sun ÂN Lake for Â“ve years. With this being the Â“nal year of the tournament, many of the players wore pink. A total of 70 ladies took to the course to play in the Â“nal round of golf on the 18-hole course. ÂI have a wonderful turnout and so many are sorry to see it go,ÂŽ said Suzie Gentry, tournament director. ÂThe 20th year being the last year. I have one woman who has played all 20 years. The women have really supported this tournament over the years. It has been fun, it has had a good run, and I think 20 years is a good time to call it quits.ÂŽ ItÂs the fourth victory in the tournament for Johnson, who also won in 2003 and 2004, as she Â“nished with a score of 79. Anne Kelly, the 2017 champion, came in second with a score of 83. Dee St. Onge took third with a score of 89. ÂI came here because I knew it was the last one after 20 years,ÂŽ Johnson said. ÂI have played in the past and I have been the champion three times and I knew a lot of the ladies throughout the years. I Ernie Francis, Jr., secured his second win of the 2018 Trans Am Championship today by way of a Â”ag-to-Â”ag victory in the South Florida Sports Car Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The 2017 Champion has now won the past two Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli competitions at Homestead-Miami and set a new track record en route to the winnerÂs circle. The victory, the 12th of FrancisÂ career in the TA class, came in dominant fashion on his home track. The No. 98 Frameless Shower Doors Ford Mustang often led the remainder of the TA class Â“eld by a gap that extended beyond ten seconds Â„ despite being reeled in by a full-course yellow in the middle of the competition. ÂThis is our home track,ÂŽ said Francis. ÂWe knew we needed to put on a good show for our friends and family, but the car was absolutely hooked up today. We knew we had the pace from the very beginning of the weekend, right off the trailer. We have a great setup for Homestead-Miami, I have plenty of track time here, and we run old tires during all the testing and practice sessions Â„ it gives you a good feel for what the car will be like here towards the end of the race. While everyone else was slipping and sliding, our car still was hooked up.ÂŽ Despite the win only coming three races into the 11-round championship, Francis hopes the hometown win will help him go the distances in his TA class title defense, particularly as his multi-series schedule begins to heat up. ÂItÂs great to have the points lead and grow it a bit more,ÂŽ said Francis. ÂItÂs unfortunate what happened to Chris Dyson out there, but it helps our lead and gives us a bit of a gap. WeÂre going to need it come Indianapolis; IÂll be missing practice and qualifying due to a NASCAR K&N obligation. IÂll be Â”ying in just in time for the green Â”ag and starting from the back of the pack. It should make for a great show!ÂŽ The aforementioned Chris Dyson, in the No. 20 Plaid/CD Racing Ford Mustang, had worked his way up to second position on the 28th lap of the 45-lap contest but was contacted from behind by the No. 06 Tina Bazuca/Republica Brewing Chevrolet Corvette of RJ Lopez, causing the No. 20 to spin. OfÂ“cials black Â”agged the No. 06 for avoidable contact and ordered a drivethrough penalty, which was served. Lawrence Loshak, in the No. 2 Pennzoil/ ETE/GoShare Chevrolet Camaro, was able to capitalize on DysonÂs misfortune, retaking his second place starting position while holding off a resurgent Amy Ruman, in the No. 23 McNichols Company A Cadillac DPi-V.R. won SaturdayÂs BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, but it wasnÂt the one fans may have expected coming into the weekend. Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque ended a three-year winning streak for Wayne Taylor RacingÂs No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R. team with an impressive performance that put the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R. team into victory lane for the second time this season. It was the Â“rst career Long Beach win for both drivers and moved the Rolex 24 At Daytona winners unofÂ“cially into the Prototype points lead through three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship events. It was also Action Express RacingÂs 20th win in IMSA competition (14 WeatherTech Championship, 6 GRAND-AM). Albuquerque inherited the lead on a series of green Â”ag pit stops with 40 minutes remaining. SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNBY RUTH ANNE LAWSONCORRESPONDENTSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 4 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R captured the GTLM class at Long Beach.RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTFrom left; Suzie Gentry, Lorraine Johnson, Doug Gentry, of Bill Jarrett Ford, and River Greens pro Jason Beatty.ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac won SaturdayÂs WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Long Beach. LOCAL SPORTSCORVETTE | 9 MUSTANG | 9 FRANCISFRANCIS | 9 RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTLorraine Johnson putts on her way to winning the nal Bill Jarrett Ford Ladies Invitational.GOLF | 9
Monday, April 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A9 www.highlandsnewssun.com thought I should be here for the last one and support the tournament. It felt great to win. ÂThis is a beautiful golf course that is in great condition and I had a great group of gals to play with. I was really happy that I hit the ball well, I really did not putt too well but I got away with it. I am very happy, I feel good about winning and I am pleased to be the last winner. I am sorry to see this tournament go.ÂŽ In Championship Flight net scores, Judy Granger came out on top with a score of 66, which is 6 under par. Gentry came in second with a score of 71 and Dee Paul took third with a Â“nal score of 71. In the First Flight, Janella Forcier came out on top with a score of 88, while second place went to Michele Koon who Â“nished with a score of 91. Mary White took third with a score of 91. I The net winner in the First Flght was April Stewart, who notched a score of 67. In second was Shirley Anthony, just a stroke behind with a score of 68 and Kay McLaughlin was third with an outstanding score of 69. Linda McGurren took the Second Flight with a score of 85. Sharon Woods placed second with a score of 89 and Sue OÂBrien took third with a score of 95. Carol Roy captured low net honors with a solid 61 and Carole McClay came in second with an outstanding score of 66. Cathy Hammings placed third with a score of 68. Mary Beth Carby won the Third Flght with a score of 95, just beating out Sue Kurtz who came in just one stroke behind Carby with a score of 96. Third place went to Sandy Alfano, who scored a 104. Chris Yarnell won Third Flight net honors with a score of 67. Jeanette Billy came in second with a score of 71 and Nancy Zografos took third with a score of 75. Linda Zacharia won the Fourth Flight with a score of 93. Linda Demeulenaere placed in second with a score of 101 and Sandi Chrstenson claimed third place with a Â“nal score of 102. Karen Speakers took low net in the Â”ight with a score of 63 and Ann Purdy claimed second place with a noteworthy score of 64. Nancy Collina rounded out the top three with a score of 70. The team of Barb Hall, Mary Layne, Linda Drull and Carol Reese won the foursome portion with a score of 69, while Jackie MacGeorge, Kathy Tamms, Nancy Torr and Peggy Nicholson came in second with a Â“nal score of 72. Third place went to Tassey DeAngelo, Mary DeCroes, Cathey Powers and Patty Guay, who notched a score of 73. On hole No. 3 Vicki Edwards was closest to the pin and on hole No. 5 April Stewart was closest. Sandy Alfano got closest to the pin on No. 12, while Bev Dunn was closest to the pin on No. 17. GOLFFROM PAGE 8 RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTJeanette Billy chips onto the green. Chevrolet Corvette, for the remainder of the competition. In doing so, Loshak secured his Â“rst podium of the 2018 season, rebounding in full from a challenging Road Atlanta outing marred by mechanical issues. The third place Â“nish also marked a return to form for Amy Ruman, securing her Â“rst podium Â“nish since Round 9 of 2017, also bidding adieu to her own streak of mechanical frustrations. The hard-charging David Pintaric, who worked up through the TA class Â“eld from 12th starting position in the No. 57 Kryderacing Cadillac CTS-V, would just outlast Dyson for fourth place, but only just. One hundredth of a second separated the two competitors as they passed the checkered Â”ag, side-by-side. FRANCISFROM PAGE 8 The No. 31 Cadillac DPi-V.R. of Felipe Nasr and No. 6 Acura DPi of Juan Pablo Montoya led much of the Â“rst half of the race before being jumped by Albuquerque on an impressive pit stop by the No. 5 team. ÂOur strategy all day was perfect,ÂŽ said Albuquerque. ÂWhen I got in after the pit stop, I was able to get in the lead. We were in control and it was a great race for us. Action Express was amazing today. They gave me a great car.ÂŽ ÂI was trying to stay up front and save fuel to shorten our pit stops, and it helped, we were able to jump some positions during our pit stops and we were off and running,ÂŽ added Barbosa. ÂWe did a great job managing tough conditions and our Cadillac was good on long runs and we were able to make it run well for a really long stint. That made for good success today. And we made good decisions on the pit stand to move up in the standings.ÂŽ Finishing second, 4.766 seconds back, was the No. 2 Tequila Patrn ESM Nissan DPi of Ryan Dalziel and Scott Sharp, a much-needed Â“nish for the team after a best-Â“nish of 16th through the Â“rst two WeatherTech Championship races of the season. It also was the second consecutive runner-up result at Long Beach for Sharp and Dalziel. While Wayne Taylor Racing failed to make it four consecutive wins at Long Beach, the team did make it back on the podium with Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande Â“nishing third. It was the duoÂs second consecutive runner-up Â“nish coming off a second-place Â“nish at Sebring in March. Jordan Taylor had to track down and pass brother Ricky Taylor Â„ who he co-drove with to victory at Long Beach each of the last two seasons Â„ in the closing minutes to secure the Â“nal podium spot. The podium Â“nish moves the defending WeatherTech Championship Prototype championship team to fourth in the standings following a DNF to start the season at Daytona. Next up for the WeatherTech Championship is the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio on Sunday, May 6. MUSTANGFROM PAGE 8 ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 7 Acura was running well until the nal 10 minutes at Long Beach. Milner said. ÂSomething about having magic here. I donÂt know what it is. We had it today. We had it last year. Whatever it is, I want to keep it. Really tough race today. The track was really, really tough with the marbles off line. Super difÂ“cult. ÂI almost threw it away on the last corner, last lap. Really, really tough conditions. But, Corvette was great. Michelins were great. They were super strong right to the end. Just had that little bit of magic, little bit of luck and thatÂs all we needed today!ÂŽ It was MilnerÂs third career Long Beach win and GavinÂs record-extending Â“fth career victory on the street course. It also was the seventh win in 12 Long Beach races for Corvette Racing and the eighth Long Beach win for Chevrolet, tying with Porsche for most manufacturer victories at the venue. Overall, it was the 107th win in program history for Corvette Racing and was GavinÂs 48th career IMSA win (40 American Le Mans Series, six WeatherTech Championship, two GRAND-AM), moving him into a tie for sixth on the all-time winnerÂs list with another Corvette Racing legend, Johnny OÂConnell. It was MilnerÂs 16th IMSA win (six WeatherTech, six ALMS, four GRAND-AM). Counting additional victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, it was GavinÂs 50th victory with Corvette Racing. ÂAmazing the way that all came around,ÂŽ Gavin said. ÂYes, we had a little bit of luck, but Tommy had to drive brilliantly at the end there and stay out of trouble.ÂŽ CORVETTEFROM PAGE 8 ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 67 Ford GT placed second in the GTLM class at Long Beach. adno=3559760 $3400+ TAX$2700+ TAX Golf SundaysTwilight Golf After 2pm COUPON REQUIRED COUPON REQUIRED SEBRINGÂS BEST GOLF COURSES5223 Sun ÂN Lake Blvd., Sebring863-385-4830 Entry Fee: $70.00 per person, Total team handicap determines flight Includes: One Mulligan, lunch, beverages, prizes, cart, range balls, & a lot of funCALL THE GOLF SHOP TODAY TO SIGN UP!35TH ANNUAL BLUE STREAK GOLF TOURNAMENT Major Sponsor Sebring Firemen Inc. 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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDE SECTION B Monday, April 16, 2018 Some of you are eating like a bird, and still struggling to lose weight. As a pharmacist, IÂve seen it time and time again. Someone comes in looking Â“t and great, and six months later they have 30 pounds on them, and it is out of character, meaning, theyÂve been thin all their life. Counting calories wonÂt matter. TodayÂs article will shed light on why your getting heavier and heavier, even though you may be exercising or eating a diet that should keep you slim. If youÂd like a more comprehensive version of this article, sign up for my newsletters at suzycohen.com and IÂll email you every Tuesday with the electronic version of this health blog. Why Tuesday? Because Sam thought of it, he said Tuesdays are Suze-days! LOL. And just recently, IÂve written a new series of newsletters which includes delicious recipes and funny cartoons; these will come to your email on Sundays because Sunday is fun day! Now, back to the medications that could be making people fat. In no particular order: Estrogen-containing hormones This category includes oral contraceptives as well as HRT, hormone replacement therapy. ItÂs partly because high levels of estrogen cause insulin resistance and make it harder for you to break down glucose. Your fat cells expand to four times their size. These fake estrogens, as well as pesticides which are also estrogenic, cause a relatively lower amount of testosterone which is needed for lean muscles. Antidepressants The reaction varies, so in some of you, these drugs can cause weight loss during the Â“rst few months. However, itÂs often short-lived as many users of antidepressants develop a voracious appetite (especially for carbs) after the initial weight-loss effect. Steroids. Hydrocortisone, prednisone and methylprednisone are part of this category and they are popular medications. These corticosteroids are taken by mouth, unlike some of the ones you inhale for the treatment of asthma, so as a result, the oral medications cause more dramatic weight gain. In 2006, a survey showed that about 70 percent of steroid users gained weight despite trying to exercise and diet. Antipsychotics. Clozapine (Clozaril) and olanzapine (Zyprexa) are second generation antipsychotics which are used in the treatment of mental health disorders like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. These second generation medications cause serious weight gain! Insulin. The weight gain can be dramatic if you take insulin, and it doesnÂt matter the type. ItÂs such an irony too if you think about it. Insulin is used to treat diabetes, which is frequently associated with obesity, and insulin is the drug used to treat diabetes, but it causes more obesity. Obviously, if you take these medications, please do commit to a healthy exercise regimen and continue on a clean low fat, low carb diet. But hopefully reading this will give you some peace and the realization that itÂs not your fault, and that another medication might exist that isnÂt associated with as much weight gain. ItÂs a good conversation to have with your doctor. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of ÂThe 24-Hour PharmacistÂ and ÂReal Solutions.Â For more information, visit www.suzycohen. com.This information is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Always check with your doctor before following any medical advice.Are you taking medicine that makes you gain weight? Dear PharmacistSUZY COHEN Exercising alongside their children is an effective way for parents to get their kids to be more physically active. Exercise is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. ThatÂs not just true for adults, but for children and teenagers as well. Parents concerned about their kids living sedentary lives may have more to worry about than they know. According to a 2017 study published in the journal Preventive Medicine that analyzed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey from 2003-2004 and 2005-2006, 19-year-olds spent as much time being inactive and sedentary as 60-year-olds. Getting kids to be more active may be especially difÂ“cult for todayÂs parents, who must contend with the internet, social media, tablets, smartphones, and other distractions as they try to encourage their kids to unplug and spend more time being physically active. But parents can try various strategies to get kids off the couch and exercising. Set a positive example. Kids, especially young children, often try to emulate their parents. Parents can capitalize on kidsÂ desire to be like mom and dad by exercising in front of their children. Young children may not be ready to lift weights or run on the treadmill, but parents can embrace kid-friendly exercises, such as walking and cycling. Invite kids along for daily bike rides or go for family walks around the neighborhood after dinner. Park the car. Kids donÂt need to know theyÂre exercising in order to be more physically active. In lieu of driving to the bank or pharmacy, parents can leave the car at home and ride their bikes alongside their children when running errands. If possible, parents can walk youngsters to and from school rather than driving them. Choose friend-friendly Kids & exerciseMETRO CREATIVE SERVICESStrategies to get children off the couch and moving COURTESY PHOTO/ MCCThere are fun ways to make children active, and parents have a big part in making that happen. FAMILY FEATURESChoose family friendly activities to get children to exercise more.KIDS | 9 WASHINGTON (AP) Â„ Object to abortion? You may be able to get an exemption from the Affordable Care Act tax penalty for people who donÂt get health insurance. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Â“nal rules Monday for the ACAÂs health insurance marketplaces, and expanded exemptions were part of the package. Last yearÂs GOP tax bill repealed the health lawÂs unpopular requirement to carry health insurance or risk Â“nes from the IRS Â„ but that doesnÂt happen until next year. OfÂ“cials said expanded hardship exemptions will go into effect immediately. People who object to abortion can get an exemption if all available health plans in their area cover the procedure. ThereÂs also an exemption for people living in communities that only have one participating ACA insurer, about half of U.S. counties. In 2016 about 6.5 million people paid Â“nes for being uninsured, averaging $470. Penalties have gone up since then. Also on Monday, the administration announced new rules for the ACA marketplaces in 2019, including more options for states to redesign beneÂ“ts within 10 broad categories required by the health law. Consumer advocates say this could whittle away at comprehensive coverage for people with serious health problems. But the administration is under pressure from Republican-led states to reduce the cost of health insurance for consumers buying their own policies. One of the ways to do that is by cutting back on beneÂ“ts. Customers who donÂt qualify for subsidies under the Obama-era health law have faced several rounds of steep premium increases. Republican attempts to entirely repeal the law fell short last year, in one of the biggest defeats for President Donald Trump. The coverage exemption for abortion objectors is on top of Â“nancial hardship exemptions traditionally offered under the ACA. In previous years about twice as many people have been able to get exemptions as paid the Â“nes. The Trump administrationÂs action broadens the list of reasons for an exemption, but itÂs still unclear how many people will avail themselves of the new options. Individual consumers must apply through HealthCare.gov. Medicare and Medicaid administrator Seema Verma said the exemption Abortion objectors may get a pass on health law penaltyASSOCIATED PRESS FAST FACTIn 2016 about 6.5 million people paid fines for being uninsured averaging $470.LAW | 9
B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com SEBRING Â„ Drug Free Highlands will host another backchat from 5 to 7 p.m. April 19 at the Sebring Civic Center, 345 W. Center Ave. The topic is ÂAddiction, Recovery and Beyond.ÂŽGuest speakers include Next Generation Village Executive Director Mike Campi, Community Outreach Coordinator Jessica Spencer, Dr. James Drury, and Sgt. Tyrone Tyson with the Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce. Backchat is an updated town hall meeting coupling pop culture and an interactive approach through its use of technology to enhance communication and collaboratively improve community health and wellness. Backchat provides a platform for the community to voice concerns while empowering attendees to also seek and make change. To date, the different backchat platforms have seen over 5,000 participants. ÂConnection is the opposite of addiction, and with backchat we provide an environment where people learn and connect,ÂŽ said Aisha Alayande, executive director of Drug Free Highlands. ÂThe misuses of alcohol and illicit drugs are well documented, but few realize the immediate and long-lasting consequences from drug abuse even in our own county.ÂŽ The public is invited to join. Refreshments will be served at this free event. Please rsvp on www. drugfreehighlands.org For more information about the backchat, contact Drug Free Highlands at 863-382-2138, or email info@drugfreehighlands. org.Backchat addresses addictionSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN Since the AMA classiÂ“ed obesity as a disease in 2013, we have made little progress. It is estimated that over one-third of Americans are overweight and 1 in 20 are super obese. Stomach stapling and other forms of gastric bypass have become commonplace. Even the IRS recognizes that treatment for obesity can qualify for tax deductions. If you agree with the deÂ“nition that a disease is something that impairs body function, then obesity qualiÂ“es. It affects the joints, especially knees, may cause Type II diabetes, causes sleep apnea and other problems. It certainly seems to be epidemic. The AMA says that part of their declaration that it is a disease is because it is not just a result of poor Âlifestyle choices.ÂŽSome of the problem is our busy lifestyle. Today, all the adults in the household often work. Kids have to be ferried to soccer, baseball, chorus and more. There is little time to cook. Fast food is so easy and tastes delicious. Things such as removing trans fats from fryers do not really help the calories. One survey estimates that about 1 in 4 Americans eat some type of fast food everyday. We eat 29 pounds of French fries a year and the two most popular vegetables are corn and potatoes. The AMA thinks that by calling obesity a disease it will get doctors to talk to their patients more about weight and a healthier lifestyle. With decreasing reimbursements and an aging population, doctors often do not have the time for extensive counseling. So what can you do? A study of the eating habits of thin versus obese people found that the thin people stopped eating when they were full no matter how much was on their plate. This can be a hard one, especially if it is a food you really like. One lady interviewed after losing a great deal of weight said that she did it by eating foods she did not like so she was not tempted to overeat. This worked well until she decided that she liked some of them. A better way is to put less on your plate. Some restaurants are beginning to offer small plates. Some will let you split an entre. When we were little, we ate a little meat and lots of vegetables and fruit. My mom was feeding Â“ve of us on a rural clergy salary. We were given lots of produce and we ate all of it! Turns out she was really smart as this is one of the new healthy diet recommendations lots of vegetables (not just corn and potatoes) and four ounce portions of meat. Fruit makes a great dessert, especially since we have oranges, melons, strawberries, blueberries and peaches locally. If you need to Â“nd a quick meal, there are healthy fast foods such as rotisserie chicken, either plain or used in stir fry, smoked meat by the pound from the barbecue restaurant with your own vegetables and salad, and Japanese or Chinese stir fry carryout. It is just as easy to make two meals and freeze one for a later Âfast foodÂŽ meal. Chili, spaghetti sauce and stews actually taste better for the next meal. Try some of the quick meal ideas such as the ones demonstrated at Publix. They have calories on the recipe cards that you can take home. If you make small changes, such as switching low fat products for full fat or switching lower calorie but tasty dishes for fast food hamburgers and fries, you will be healthier in the long run and might even lose a few pounds. Dr Diana Carr is an orthopedist specializing in hand and shoulder. She practices in Sebring.Obesity still remains an epidemic Diana CarrGUEST COLUMN Focusing the mind on ÂregenerationÂŽ and ÂrenewalÂŽ of mental clarity is part of yoga practice. ItÂs like a Âmind sweepÂŽ when concentrating on the poses and the breath, as the mind quietens from its chatter of continuous thoughts. When we practice yoga, we move inward and enjoy our moments with our self. Yoga is about release and renewal of mind, body and emotions. A good yoga practice is not determined by IQ, it is about Âletting goÂŽ and Ânon-thinking.ÂŽ What a pressure relief it to let go of thoughts and actions that may be unconsciously strangling our creativity and energy. Yoga motivates us to regenerate our body and develop a healthy lifestyle. What is also wonderful about yoga: It is Âageless.ÂŽ Students of all chronological ages/ genders are in the same classes. Those who are new to yoga can Â“nd a class that meets those needs or those more advanced can join another group. However, many yoga classes work with those at all levels, depending on individual preference and ability. Yoga is a personal practice, moving at oneÂs own pace, initiating the postures. No need to rush or feel demands. We work little by little to give the body time through practice to adjust to postures, lengthen and become stronger. This is the individual healing practice of yoga. In class, we also help each other, sometimes working with a partner to perform a posture. We begin a yoga practice from where we are growing and move forward. Every yoga class is a fresh new beginning. 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Monday, April 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3 www.highlandsnewssun.com HEALTH NEWS BRIEFSJoint pain seminarSEBRING Oliver Marasigan, orthopaedic program coordinator with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical CenterÂs Bone, Joint & Spine Institute, will present a free day-time seminar at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical CenterÂs Conference Room 1 in Sebring. For information, or to register, call 863-402-3627.Heart health lectureSEBRING Vicki Clenard, RN with Florida Hospital Interventional Cardiology, and Glenda Melendez, RN and manager of the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, present a free informational lecture ÂReduce Your Risk of Heart Disease & How Cardiac Rehab Can HelpÂŽ at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in Conference Room 1 of Florida Hospital Heartland, 4200 Sun Ân Lake Blvd., Sebring. For information, or to register, call 863-402-3627. Peace of Mind for caregiversSEBRING Peace of Mind workshop for caregivers of Highlands County will be held by Change of Pace from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 4514 Hammock Road in Sebring. RSVP by April 16. For information, call 863-382-1188.Blood drive at The PalmsSEBRING The Oneblood Big Red Bus will be at The Palms of Sebring from noon-5 p.m. on Friday, April 20. All donors will receive a free movie ticket and wellness checkup. ID is required. Donors must be at least 16 years of age. For information, call 800-9-DONATE. Zumba for a cause benefitSEBRING SamaritanÂs Touch Care Center presents Zumba For a Cause 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 1160 Persimmon Ave. in Sebring. Registration is from 5:30-6 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. All proceeds go to SamaritanÂs Touch. For tickets or information, call 863-471-1870, ext. 102 or email Admin.support@samaritanstouch. org. 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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Many doctors recommend them, but Â“sh oil supplements failed to help people with dry eye when put to a scientiÂ“c test. About 14 percent of U.S. adults have dry eye, which causes pain and vision problems. ItÂs more common in women and with age, and is related to inÂ”ammation. Omega-3 fatty acids in Â“sh oil may reduce inÂ”ammation, so doctors thought they might help more than the artiÂ“cial tears, eyedrops and other treatments patients use now. A federally funded study gave 500 people daily doses of Â“sh oil or dummy capsules. After one year, dry eye symptoms were similar in both groups. Results were discussed Friday at a conference in Washington and published by the New England Journal of Medicine.Study: Fish oil capsules donÂt help dry eye symptomsBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOThis Thursday, April 12 photo shows the eye of a woman in New York. According to a study released on Friday sh oil supplements failed to help people with dry eye when put to a scientic test. EditorÂs Note: This is the first part of a threepart series on how to deal with dry eyes. Dry eye is a frequent problem challenging eye care physicians on a daily basis. What does Âdry eyeÂŽ mean? The function of the blinking lid is to lubricate the surface of the cornea, the clear outer covering of the eye. The first layer closest to the cornea is a protein layer. In the middle is an aqueous, or water layer, and the outermost layer is composed of a lipid, or oil layer. The act of blinking covers the cornea with a protein layer, water layer and oil layer. Disturbing any of these layers will cause dry eye symptoms, including burning, scratchy, gritty, frequent watering, pain, blur and tiredness. The protein layer contains goblet cells, which make the protein. These cells are hormone dependent specifically, testosterone. 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Monday, April 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 www.highlandsnewssun.com LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OFACTION16 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 18000083GCAXMX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-ABCI, Plaintiff, vs. ISMAEL MARTINEZ; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Ismael Martinez Unknown Spouse of Ismael Martinez Last Known Residence: 2112 Colmar Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the foll owing property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOT 12, BLOCK 4, OF ALTAMONT PLACE ADDITION NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT T HEREOF RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 45. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Aldridge [ Pite, LLP, Plaintiff's attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445, on or before May 9, 2018, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service o n Plaintiff's attorney or immediately t hereafter; otherwise a default will be e ntered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on April 3, 2018. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Court of Highlands County By: /s/ Brenda Jimenez As Deputy Clerk 1090-233B April 9, 16, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2018 CA 000053 Y ANAPUMA, A NEVADA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Plaintiff, vs. LOURDES PINEDO, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION; CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE PROPERTY TO: Lourdes Pinedo, 15421 S W 80th Street, Apt 206 Miami, FL 33193 Y OU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title to the following property i n Highlands County: Lot 13, in Block 123 and Lot 21, in Block 120 of LEISURE LAKES SECTION ELEVEN, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Pages 25 of the P ublic Records of Highlands County, Florida and Lot 14, Block 123, Leisure Lakes Section 11, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 25 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Owen Sokolof, Esq., Sokolof Remtulla Stengel, LLC, PlaintiffÂs Attorney, whose address is 224 Datura Street, Suite 515, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, on or before Thirty (30) days from Date of first Publication of this Notice and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintifffÂs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against y ou and the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Default Date: May 11, 2018 DATED on March 27, 2018 ROBERT W GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Robyn P. Durrance DEPUTY CLERK April 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 18-166 IN RE: ESTATE OF RICHARD CHARLES SCHRADER, J R. a/k/a RICHARD C. SCHRADER, J R., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RICHARD CHARLES SCHRADER, J R., a/k/a RICHARD C. SCHRADER, JR., deceased, whose date of death was January 4, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHL ANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal repre sentative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITH IN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SCOCOOSOC NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court W ITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH I N SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 16, 2018. Personal Representative: VICKI SCHRADER 46 Miami Drive Lake Placid, FL 33852 /S/ Vicki Schrader A ttorney for Personal Rep resentative ABLES & CRAIG, P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-1284EMail:email@example.comBy: /s/ Brandon S. Craig BRANDON S. CRAIG Florida Bar No.: 0085800 CLIFFORD M. ABLES, III Florida Bar No.: 178379 April 16, 23, 2018 F i n d i t i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 18000142PCAXMX IN RE: ESTATE OF HAROLD L. KNUTSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Harold L. Knutson, deceased, whose date of death was January 28, 2018 is pending in the Circuit Court for High lands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Com merce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3 867 The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal r epresentative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or de mands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DA YS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or de m ands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORID A STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING T HE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 16, 2018. Personal Representative: /s/ Andrew C. Conyer 10224 Standing Woods Drive Sebring, Florida 33875 863-471-2707 Attorney for Petitioner / s/ Frank C. Overhausen, Jr. Florida Bar Number: 153941 120 Parkview Rd. 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Ken 863-441-2689 HOMES FOR RENT1210 Avon Park~2/1/1cg in 55+community. $775/mo.863-449-0920 Apartments & Housesfor Rent in Highlands County Starting at $450Pet Friendly!Call Mike863-243-9191www.Mylakeplacid.com Lakefront Home for Rent2000 sf home. $1,200/mo. 1yr lease, NO PETS. 863-382-2221 UNFURNISHED HOUSE FOR RENT1214 Lake Placid~ 3/2/2 at 860 Aleutian St. NE. Like new, vaulted ceilings, large kitchen, lanai & yard. $1,000/mo + sec. 863-588-1613 CONDOS/VILLAS FOR RENT1240 Avon Park ~Large 3/1.5 w/carport, shed, beautiful back yard. $655/mo+ sec.561-719-2520 DUPLEXES FOR RENT1300 2/2 Big Duplex for RentSun nÂ Lake. Recently renovated; scrn porch; laundry rm; $850/mo+1st, last & sec. No pets/no smoke; 863-3813800or305-781-0007 APARTMENTS FOR RENT1320 Sebring Lake Front Condos & HousesNew kitchens; 1br starting at $500; 2 br starting at $650 1yr lease, NO PETS. 863-382-2221 Sebring, Dinner Lake Area1/2 bd apts. $495-650/mo Fresh paint, tile floors. Gary Johnson 863-381-1861 Needa newRide? Findit inthe Classifieds! Sebring-Furnished Studio Apt. $600/mo. includes all utilities + cable. 863-6556614 or 863-214-3591 Sebring~2BR $675: Incl. water, sewer & garbage! No pets.800-743-2301 S e b r i ng~ new comp l ete l y remodeled lrg 1bd: new kit cabinets, appliances, ceramic tile. $600/mo. 863-588-0303 FURNISHED APARTMENTS1322 Free rent or reduced rent in exchange for handyman & gardening. Giant furnished studio apartment overlooking lake in Lake Placid. Call Charley 754-264-4246 ROOMS FOR RENT1360 Furnished room w/private bath. Close to shopping, by the mall. $500/mo, utilities incl.863-471-2844 COMMERCIAL RENTAL1392 Sebring *Liberty Star Plaza*Leasing 3000-18,000 sqft; Built out. US 27 Near SR 66863-471-0663 LOTS & ACREAGE1500 Lake Okeechobee LotChannel w/seawall & dock, 110 x78, existing slab, empty septic, electr. & water hookups. REDUCED!!$27K269-476-2188 or 269-506-6510 A R C ADIA 55 acre parcel w/ lake for rent or sale. Water, electric, and septic on site. Need your OWN 5th wheel or mobile home. $725/mo. or $299K Call 239-693-7270. 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 WORKERS WANTED 90 workers needed for Three G Trucking LLC for Corn Harvesting from 5/10/18 to 7/10/18, workers will be paid $0.22+ per box, but will be guaranteed $10.95 per hour. Job location is in Mitchell County. This job opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at th e end of the work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Job order holding office is at 148 Andrew Young Interna tional Blvd. Suite 426 Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1751 job order 2098743694 Bucket Operator/ GroundsmanExperience Preferred. Clean D/L and Pre-Employment Drug Screen. Benefits & Paid Time Off provided! Pay based on experience. Call 863-453-9787 Call Center Representative Sebring call center looking for FT & PT customer service representative w/call center experience, professional telephone etiquette, & basic computer skills. Applicant must be selfmotivated & organized w/ ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Available days/ nights/weekends. Apply in person: 135 E. Center Ave., Sebring Harpprogram.org DEPUTY FIRE CHIEFHardee County BOCC Fire Rescue$53,180.35Â…$73,309.70 Supervisory work of the activities on a shift and/or other special assignments. Supervises all EMS operations. FL State Firefighter & Paramedic cert. FL DriverÂs License. Associates Degree in public administration, EMS, or fire science is required. (BachelorÂs Degree or higher is preferred). 10 yrs. expÂ in Fire Rescue w/ 5 yrs. expÂ in a supervisory or management level position (Lieutenant or higher). Must be willing to comply with a residency requirement (Negotiable). Please attach the certification requirements with application. Complete job description & Fire Rescue Application posted on County Website: www.hardeecounty.netSubmit to HR Department @ 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL 33873. Phone: (863) 7732161. Position is open until filled.Excellent Benefitsincluding State Retirement EOEF/M/V. W O RKER S NEEDED 50 workers needed for F Madrid Harvesting, Inc. for watermelon harvesting from 5/30/18 to 7/10/18. Workers will be paid $40.00+ per box truck but will be guaranteed $10.95 per hour. Job location is in Houston County AL, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to t heir permanent residence at the end of the w ork day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon comple tion of 50% of the work con tract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Workers interested can apply for this job at the nearest One-Stop Career Center. Job order holding office at 787 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan AL 36303 j ob order No. 2392939 ADVERTISE! Finish Dozer Operator Clean D/L a Must Great Benefits, Great Pay and Paid Time Off Call 863-453-9787 Learn to Drive a TruckGet your Commercial Driver's License today at South Florida State College. Scholarships are available to eligible participants. 863-784-7033 HELPWANTED2001 WORKERS NEEDED Double B Farms & Gin, LLC54 Temporary workers needed in Ponotoc, Randolph, and Bruce, MS from 05/25/2018 Â… 06/16/2018. Workers will perform assigned duties as in structed by their supervisor. Must be 18 years or older. Du t ies may vary from time to time. Load & unload boxes on trucks trailers or sweet potato planter. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior t o and afte r use. Cut firewood. (All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers) W ork in extreme weather condi tions. Safety training for use o f farm equipment will be provided. Sweet Potatoes Â… covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Walk behind potato transplanter and fill in slips by hand. Riding mechanical t ransplanter and loading slips i n planting cups Divining plants b y hand. Three months commercial experience on a licensed farm, needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanter. May also plant, cultivate & harvest the following: CottonThin out young cotton. Purple Hull Peas, Watermelons, Beans and Corn. General Specificat ions and Physical Requirements of the Job: Hours and days of work may vary due to w ea ther conditions. No cel l phone usage during work hours. Cell phone can only be used during breaks and emergencies. Due to possible Date of Need c hanges, worker is required to purchase travel insurance if available. We will reimburse the worker for transportation cost (including travel insurance) and subsistence to the employerÂs work site from the place of re cruitment upon completion of 50 percent of the c ontract pe riod. Transportation paymen t will be no less (and is not re q uired to be more) than the most economical and reason able common carrier transporta tion charges for the distance involved. A copy of the wor k contract or a copy of the ET A 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the worker on the day the work commences. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform, the duties listed th e 14-day pretrial, the employee will receive warnings, and hours may be reduced to the minimum allowed in the certified petition or terminated. Workers will be paid $10.73 per hour, 3/4 guar antee, 35 hours per week, housi ng, equipment and transportation provided at no cost to w orkers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day. We participat e in the E-Ver ify program and workers mus t have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Complete job de scription can be found at your local SWA/Job Center. Employer m ay conduct a criminal back ground check. Apply for this job at the State Workforce/Job Cent er office in your area, call the nearest office in your area MS 662-842-2175, AL 256-2591835, LA 318-676-7705, FL 8 63-385-3672, use job order MS254545. GENPAK LLC, a leading manufacturer in the plastic foodservice packaging industry in Sebring, FL area has openings for MECHANICS/ELECTRICIANS in our Maintenance Department. Minimum of one (1) year Industrial maintenance experience preferred, but not required. Applicants must have formal training or experience in related fields that would be useful in maintaining and repairing our production machinery and related equipment. Must have an industrial/electrical/electronic background. Troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, pneumatic & hydraulic production machinery. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical control circuitry, motor/ process controls and set up machinery for production. Welding and fabrication a plus. Applicant must maintain a full complement of tools to perform normal dut ies. 12 hour shifts available. Competitive salary and benefits package. Stop by our office to fill out an application and you also may submit a resume.Genpak 116 Shicane Drive Sebring, FL 33870 863-655-1841 FT Housekeeper~ For Condo Complex. Sat. +4 week days; 8a-4p; Apply at: 124 Lake Drive Blvd., Sebring. S ervice Technician WantedSmall engine repair; lawn & gar den, full-time, some exp. needed Lake Placid 863-465-9641
B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com HELPWANTED2001 FT Maintenance PositionFor local apt. complex. Must have reliable transportation, own tools, knowledge of apartment turnkey, painting, HVAC electric & plumbing. Email resume to:email@example.comThis institution is an equal opportunity provider. POOL TECH NEEDED!We Will Train! Dependable, clean driving record. 863-655-6993 Part-time, experienced boat driver needed for local camp on local lake. Principal responsibility to provide tubing for campers, using the camp's speed boats. Download the staff application, found at www.campsparta.com. Email completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, contact Andrea at (407) 971-2221, ext. 1240. Looking for employment? Please visithttp://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for position postings. EA/EO. VetÂs Pref. (eligible career positions) We are looking for an experienced Diesel engine mechanic for an new commercial truck shop opening in SEBRING FL. Pay is negotiable depending on experience, Vacation, paid holidays.Please call 863-214-5455 or email jmmcroy50@gmail WORKERS NEEDED 80 workers needed for Gomello, LLC for watermelon harvesting from 05/15/18 to 06/15/18. Pay: $11.29/hr. for all hours worked or applicable piece rate. Job location: North Florida. Job duties: standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 60 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. Job opportunity is temporary, 36hr/week guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the t ime offered. Housing provide d to workers who cannot reasonably return to permanent residence at the end of work day. If applicable, expenses for subsist ence & transportation to the w orksite will be provided. Work t ools, supplies, and equipment provided at no cost. 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We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.FT Authorization/Referral Coordinator (prior experience required; Rheumatology experience preferred)FT Medical Assistant (Preferably certified with excellent phlebotomy skills, patient friendly attitude, multi tasker with trained clinical background)Per Diem/Part Time X-ray Tech (State licensed RT required)FT Front Desk (Patient Care Advocate) (Great communication skills, presentable appearance, prior healthcare office experience required) We offer benefits, paid time off, great working environment Please fax 561-570-1266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org resume, salary requirements and 3 work references. Nurses & Paramedics~ FT or PT; travel by motorcoach transferring stable patients 863381-4367 or 863-381-3565 PT Receptionist/ Office AssistantNeeded at Sebring Acupuncture & Natural Health. Medical office experience preferred. Non-Smoking office. 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April 18-20 at 3121 King Dr. New kidsÂ clothes (3-16yrs) furn, twin bed & misc. SEWING6026 2 industrial sewing machines, more! 1blind stitch, 1 straightplain, good cond, $250 each 863-292-6033 FURNITURE6035 BEST PRICESon new & used furniture at theÂNEWÂŽ DOWNTOWN MALLOpen Thurs. thru Sat. 9a-5p231 S. Ridgewood Dr. 863-212-9576Over 30 Vendors to serve you! We Buy/Sell Clean Used Furniture. Best Prices in Town!Sebring Furniture863-446-2808 C ollectible S olid Pine Bench~ w/storage under seat, heart cut-out on back rail, great cond, $90 OBO 863-655-2703 Entertainment Center~ Solid oak, nearly new. 112ÂŽw x 78ÂŽ h (3 pieces) fits TV 55ÂŽ $500.217-690-7853 Ki ng B e d room S et~ canopy bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 night stands and chest. Paid $5000, sell $1,800. 863-458-0551 Living rm furniture~ Solid white oak: Matching sofa table, coffee & 1 end table. $200 for all; $75 ea.217-690-7853 T run dl e d ay b e d ~ 2 new mattresses, incl. all bedding. $175. 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B8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com As I was reviewing a patientÂs hearing evaluation results with him and explaining the beneÂ“ts of proper ampliÂ“cation for his speciÂ“c needs, it became apparent to me that we use many terms that can be misunderstood by the patient. I will go over some standard terms to help prepare you for your hearing consultation. Pure tone Âair conductionÂŽ audiometry refers to the hearing test where you are presented tones through a headset or inserts into the ear canal. Bone conduction audiometry is when a vibrating oscillator is attached behind your ear and tones are presented. In both tests you will press a button or raise your Â“nger to indicate when you can barely hear the tone. While air conduction testing shows the function of your entire hearing mechanism, bone conduction testing bypasses the outer and middle ear to reveal just the hearing capabilities of the nerves in the inner ear. The combination of these tests will help to determine if the hearing problem is with the entire ear or possibly just in the middle or outer ear. Tympanometry is a separate test that measures the health of the middle ear. There are several tests to determine how well we can help you understand. These are called Speech Discrimination Tests. You will be given a list of words either by live voice or a recording. The scores tell us how well we can expect you to understand. QuickSin is another type of speech understanding test. This test is with sentences and noise. You are presented six sentences with background noise, one sentence at a time. The noise is louder with each sentence. This test determines the amount of difÂ“culty that you will have understanding in noise ... after you are Â“t with hearing aids. This is a crucial test. The scores that you receive are directly related to the style of hearing aids, microphone selection and technology level that is best to correct your hearing loss appropriately. Hearing aids come in different styles, colors and technology levels. Not one hearing aid is perfect for everyone. What works for your sister wonÂt necessarily work for you. The more difÂ“culty you have repeating words in quiet and especially in noise, the more help you need from the hearing aid to sort out all the conÂ”icting sounds in the environment. The better the technology you get, the more hearing nerves that are stimulated ... the more they control noise. Hearing aids have Âmemories;ÂŽ some companies will call them Âprograms.ÂŽ Both are the same. Starkey Hearing Technologies call them memories. With eyeglasses, if you have different needs for reading than you do for most of the rest of your day, they may Â“t you with bifocals, or trifocals. These special type of lenses provide a different ÂprescriptionÂŽ for a different need. ÂMemoriesÂŽ in a hearing aid are exactly that. They are hearing prescriptions. Depending upon your speech understanding tests, it may be helpful if you can have separate Âmemories/programsÂŽ that you can activate with a press of a button. For example, maybe you sit 20 feet from your TV and have high ceilings. The prescription you will need to hear that properly is different than carrying on a conversation with your wife at breakfast. Hearing aids have wax guards, wax springs, wax hoods, wax-ceptors .... wax, wax, wax ... all aids have some type of wax protectors. Some of them are replaced by the patient and some are replaced by the professionals. All are easy to maintain. Microphones. There are Omni mics that pick up 360 degrees and adaptive mics that self ad just, directional mics that focus on speech and aids that have a combination of all three. They should be brushed off daily. Once again, the scores that you obtain during the speech discrimination test help determine which microphones will provide you with the best hearing. All hearing aids have receivers. This will be the component that is closest to the eardrum. The purpose of the receiver is to Âreceive the signal from the microphones and the computer chip conÂ“gures the powerÂŽ ... and present it in the eardrum. The wax guard is placed at the end of the receiver to protect it. Most hearing aids also have vents. Custom products as well as ear buds have different size vents. The vents allow the ear to breathe and are different sized depending on the hearing loss. Along with the microphones and the receivers, the vents should be cleaned daily to provide constant clear hearing. To hear better is to live better. Schedule your hearing examination and consultation today. Roseann B. Kiefer, B.A., BC-HIS, is owner of Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center. Sebring, Fla. 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B10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, April 16, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com I was at a national conference in 1994 (yes, IÂm that old) when a speaker from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told us big changes were on the way in the Â“eld of dietary supplements. How right she was. The 1994 Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act (DSHEA) removed dietary supplements from the strict scrutiny of the FDA, the agency that regulates the safety and effectiveness of medications sold in this country. This law was a turning point for a number of issues we have with dietary supplements today, says Dr. Paul Coates, Director of the OfÂ“ce of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health. ÂWe are exuberant users of dietary supplements in the United States,ÂŽ Coates explains. Yet because manufacturers of these products do not necessarily have to prove that their product is safe or effective before it hits the market, sales of dietary supplements far outdistance the research we have about them. In fact, says Coates, we spend 100 times more money to buy these products than we do researching them. By deÂ“nition, a dietary supplement is intended to supplement the diet. It can be anything from an herb to a nutrient to a ÂzoochemicalÂŽ an animal-based product such as bee pollen or creatine. We need to remember that a dietary supplement is just that: It adds to what may be missing in our diets. It does not replace healthful foods. Some dietary supplements have been well studied, according to the OfÂ“ce of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health (https://ods. od.nih.gov/). Calcium and vitamin D, for example, can help maintain bone strength if oneÂs diet lacks these nutrients or, in the case of vitamin D, if sun exposure is limited. By the way, both animal-based (D3) and plant-based (D2) forms of vitamin D are equally effective, according to Dr. Johanna Dwyer, a prominent nutrition expert at Tufts University. Folic acid, a B-vitamin, protects against serious birth defects when women of childbearing age get 400 micrograms daily from dietary supplements and/ or fortiÂ“ed foods. And omega-3 fatty acids from Â“sh oils can lower blood triglyceride levels and may help guard against heart disease. More is not always better, however. Excess vitamin A, for example, can bring on headaches, liver damage and birth defects in pregnant women. And ÂnaturalÂŽ products are not necessarily more safe. Naturally poisonous mushrooms can kill you. We seem to have this idea that only prescription medicines have unwanted side effects. Yet anything we put into our bodies will affect us in some way. Dietary supplements have active ingredients, too. For example, St JohnÂs wort a plant-based dietary supplement has shown in a few small studies to ease the effects of depression. It can also increase oneÂs sensitivity to sunlight and weaken the intended action of several medications including antidepressants, contraceptives and anticoagulants, say researchers. Certain herbs such as comfrey and kava can cause liver damage. Find more facts about dietary supplements at www.ods.od.nih.gov.Dietary Supplements: What we need to knowBy BARBARA QUINNTHE MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD Arthritis affects hundreds of millions of people across the globe. The Arthritis Foundation notes that more than 50 million adults in the United States have some type of arthritis, while the European League Against Rheumatism estimates that rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis affect more than 120 million people in the European Union. In Canada, the Canadian Community Health Survey found that 16 percent of Canadians age 15 and older were affected by arthritis. The Arthritis Foundation notes that arthritis is not a single disease. In fact, the word ÂarthritisÂŽ is something of an umbrella term and an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. While these conditions may produce some common symptoms, such as swelling, pain and stiffness, learning to distinguish between some common types of arthritis can help men and women manage their conditions more effectively. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis, which is sometimes referred to as Âdegenerative joint diseaseÂŽ or ÂOA,ÂŽ is the most common chronic condition of the joints. The symptoms of OA vary depending on the joints that are affected, but pain and stiffness, especially Â“rst thing in the morning or after resting, are common. OA can affect the hips, knees, Â“ngers, or feet, and those with OA may feel limited range of motion in their affected areas. Some with OA may hear clicking or cracking sounds when the affected joints bend, and pain associated with OA may be more intense after activity or toward the end of the day. InÂ”ammatory arthritis InÂ”ammatory arthritis occurs when the immune system, which can employ inÂ”ammation to Â“ght infection and prevent disease, mistakenly attacks the joints with uncontrolled inÂ”ammation. Such a mistake can contribute to joint erosion and even organ damage. Psoriatic arthritis, which the Arthritis Foundation notes affects roughly 30 percent of people with psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis are two examples of inÂ”ammatory arthritis. Genetics and environmental factors, such as smoking, may trigger instances of inÂ”ammatory arthritis. Infectious arthritis Bacterium, a virus or a fungus that enters the joint may trigger inÂ”ammation and lead to infection arthritis. The Arthritis Foundation notes that the most common bacteria to cause infection arthritis is staphylococcous aureus, or staph. 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Since the Jeff Sessions-led Department of Justice sued California last month over its so-called Âsanctuary stateÂŽ law limiting police collaboration with immigration agents, at least a dozen local governments have voted to either join or support the lawsuit or for resolutions opposing the stateÂs position. Those include the Board of Supervisors in Orange County, which has more than 3 million people. More action is coming this week, with leaders in the Orange County city of Los Alamitos scheduled to vote Monday on a proposal for a local law to exempt the community of 12,000 from the state law. On Tuesday, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors is meeting to consider joining the Trump administration lawsuit. Immigration has been a hot topic across the country since President Donald Trump campaigned in 2016 on promises of tougher enforcement and a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. It has been a lightning rod issue in California far longer. The state passed a measure backed by Republican Gov. Pete Wilson in the 1990s to deny public health care and education to immigrants in the country illegally. It was later overturned but left a lingering resentment among the stateÂs growing Hispanic population.Opposition to immigrant sanctuary spreading in CaliforniaBy AMY TAXINASSOCIATED PRESS DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia Â„ Saudi Arabia used its perch as host of an annual gathering of Arab leaders on Sunday to push for a uniÂ“ed stance against rival Iran as the regional powerhouses vie for the upper hand in wars in Syria and Yemen. Saudi King Salman told leaders from across the 22-member Arab League that Iran was to blame for instability and meddling in the region. He said Yemeni rebel Houthis, backed by Iran, had Â“red 116 missiles at the kingdom since Saudi Arabia went to war in Yemen three years ago to try and roll back Houthi gains there. The summit took place in the oil-rich eastern Saudi city of Dhahran, a location that may have been selected by the kingdom to avoid cross-border Houthi missile strikes that have targeted the capital, Riyadh, and southern border cities. While locked in proxy conÂ”icts in Yemen and Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iran also back opposing groups in Lebanon, Bahrain and Iraq. The summit this year takes place after the U.S., Britain and France launched dozens of strikes early Saturday at sites they said were linked to Syrian chemical weapons program. President Bashar Assad and his close ally, Russia, have denied government forces ever used such weapons. Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said AssadÂs government and Âinternational players trying to achieve their own strategic political goalsÂŽ bear responsibility for the collapse of that nation. ÂRegional interference in Arab affairs Arab leaders meet to unify ranks with eye on Iran, JerusalemBy AYA BATRAWYASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON Â„ President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase ÂMission AccomplishedÂŽ to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on SyriaÂs chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the regime of Bashar Assad. Stepping up the pressure on SyriaÂs president, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley indicated the sanctions to be announced Monday would be aimed at sending a message to Russia, which she said has blocked six attempts by the U.N. Security Council to make it easier to investigate the use of chemical weapons. ÂEveryone is going to feel it at this point,ÂŽ Haley said, warning of consequences for AssadÂs foreign allies. ÂThe international community will not allow chemical weapons to come back into our everyday life,ÂŽ she said. ÂThe fact he was making this more normal and that Russia was covering this up, all that has got to stop.ÂŽ In an early-morning tweet, Trump said the strike was Âperfectly carried outÂŽ and that Âthe only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term ÂMission Accomplished.ÂŽ He added that he knew the media would ÂseizeÂŽ on the phrase, but said it should be used often. ÂIt is such a great Military term, it should be brought back,ÂŽ he wrote. Trump tweeted ÂMission AccomplishedÂŽ on Saturday after U.S., French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles nearly unopposed by Syrian air defenses. While he declared success, the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses. 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Page 2 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, April 16, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTSunshine, breezy and cooler ClearHIGH 75 LOW 520% chance of rain 5% chance of rainPleasant with plenty of sunshine82 / 510% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURESunny and nice87 / 570% chance of rain WEDNESDAYSunny to partly cloudy and nice87 / 620% chance of rain THURSDAYSome sun, warm; a p.m. t-storm possible89 / 6730% chance of rain SATURDAYPleasant with some sunshine88 / 6610% chance of rain FRIDAY 1 4 9 9 4 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent absent 050100150200300500 530-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : scgov.net 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the AccuWeather.com UV IndexÂ’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIAÂ’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE626874767470Air Quality Index readings as of SundayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Sunday Sebring through 2 p.m. Sunday Venice through 2 p.m. Sunday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 0.58ÂŽ Normal month to date 1.08ÂŽ Year to date 3.75ÂŽ Normal year to date 8.59ÂŽ Record 0.63ÂŽ (1984) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 0.17ÂŽ Normal month to date 1.42ÂŽ Year to date 2.29ÂŽ Normal year to date 9.91ÂŽ Record 0.63ÂŽ (1993) High/Low 92/74 Normal High/Low 84/61 Record High 92 (2018) Record Low 50 (2008) High/Low 88/73 High/Low 84/75 Normal High/Low 81/61 Record High 94 (1965) Record Low 49 (2004)Pollen Index readings as of Sunday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 0.58 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 2.74 2.50 9.45/1991 J un. 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 3.75 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Tue.Apalachicola 68 47 s 73 57 s Bradenton 69 57 s 76 56 s Clearwater 67 58 s 74 58 s Coral Springs 79 57 s 79 60 s Daytona Beach 69 47 s 75 53 s Fort Lauderdale 80 58 s 78 63 s Fort Myers 78 55 s 85 57 s Gainesville 68 44 s 77 50 s Jacksonville 67 45 s 76 50 s Key Largo 79 62 s 77 67 s Key West 78 66 s 78 71 pc Lakeland 70 48 s 77 50 s Melbourne 75 52 s 77 56 s Miami 82 58 s 80 63 s Naples 77 57 s 82 60 s Ocala 68 45 s 76 47 s Okeechobee 75 46 s 78 50 s Orlando 72 50 s 78 53 s Panama City 68 48 s 73 59 s Pensacola 69 49 s 75 63 s Pompano Beach 79 58 s 77 62 s St. Augustine 66 46 s 73 52 s St. Petersburg 68 57 s 75 59 s Sarasota 70 54 s 77 55 s Tallahassee 69 41 s 77 49 s Tampa 68 55 s 77 58 s Vero Beach 75 49 s 75 52 s West Palm Beach 78 56 s 77 59 s Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 4:21a 10:13a 3:46p 11:05p Tue. 5:09a 10:37a 4:12p 11:50p Today 2:58a 8:29a 2:23p 9:21p Tue. 3:46a 8:53a 2:49p 10:06p Today 2:07a 7:22a 1:14p 8:10p Tue. 3:04a 7:45a 1:29p 8:58p Today 4:53a 10:42a 4:18p 11:34p Tue. 5:41a 11:06a 4:44p --Today 1:13a 7:08a 12:38p 8:00p Tue. 2:01a 7:32a 1:04p 8:45p NW 8-16 1-3 Light NW 10-20 4-7 HeavyFt. Myers 78/55 sun none Punta Gorda 77/50 sun none Sarasota 70/54 sun none The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018First Apr 22 Full Apr 29 Last May 7 New May 15 Today 7:41 a.m. 8:43 p.m. Tuesday 8:23 a.m. 9:45 p.m. Today 7:04 a.m. 7:53 p.m. Tuesday 7:03 a.m. 7:54 p.m. Today 6:32a 12:19a 6:57p 12:15p Tue. 7:25a 1:11a 7:51p 1:38p Wed. 8:23a 2:09a 8:50p 2:36p Monterrey 84/55 Chihuahua 91/56 Los Angeles 64/49 Washington 60/42 New York 60/42 Miami 82/58 Atlanta 56/42 Detroit 42/30 Houston 79/56 Kansas City 53/32 Chicago 38/28 Minneapolis 38/22 El Paso 88/64 Denver 75/46 Billings 68/37 San Francisco 56/47 Seattle 50/43 Toronto 44/29 Montreal 40/34 Winnipeg 45/25 Ottawa 39/32 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 04/16/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 80 53 pc 72 37 s Anchorage 48 34 pc 48 37 s Atlanta 56 42 s 73 54 s Baltimore 59 39 sh 52 38 pc Billings 68 37 pc 51 35 c Birmingham 61 40 s 76 53 s Boise 53 34 sh 52 35 pc Boston 52 43 r 53 38 c Buffalo 44 32 sn 36 33 sf Burlington, VT 45 37 r 46 33 sh Charleston, WV 44 32 sn 51 34 s Charlotte 58 36 pc 70 49 s Chicago 38 28 c 44 31 pc Cincinnati 41 32 sf 52 36 pc Cleveland 45 32 sn 42 30 sf Columbia, SC 62 40 s 73 55 s Columbus, OH 42 34 sf 45 32 sf Concord, NH 45 39 r 51 32 c Dallas 81 60 s 87 64 s Denver 75 46 pc 65 31 pc Des Moines 41 25 s 51 36 pc Detroit 42 30 c 42 30 pc Duluth 34 21 s 38 26 s Fairbanks 47 22 s 48 22 s Fargo 42 25 s 45 30 pc Hartford 54 39 r 52 35 c Helena 52 32 sh 49 29 c Honolulu 82 73 sh 82 73 pc Houston 79 56 s 84 64 s Indianapolis 40 28 c 51 37 pc Jackson, MS 65 46 s 80 56 s Kansas City 53 32 s 64 46 pc Knoxville 48 34 c 66 51 s Las Vegas 78 50 s 69 50 s Los Angeles 64 49 pc 68 51 s Louisville 44 35 c 61 47 s Memphis 58 43 s 76 59 s Milwaukee 37 27 c 39 28 s Minneapolis 38 22 s 41 27 s Montgomery 64 40 s 78 50 s Nashville 51 35 c 70 54 s New Orleans 70 51 s 79 60 s New York City 60 42 r 52 40 c Norfolk, VA 64 44 c 60 45 s Oklahoma City 71 56 s 83 54 pc Omaha 47 26 s 58 37 pc Philadelphia 62 41 r 51 39 c Phoenix 88 58 pc 74 55 s Pittsburgh 47 33 sh 41 31 sf Portland, ME 43 40 r 51 36 c Portland, OR 53 43 r 55 41 r Providence 57 42 r 54 37 c Raleigh 61 37 pc 64 42 s Salt Lake City 72 36 pc 49 35 sn St. Louis 48 32 s 62 51 pc San Antonio 82 60 s 87 64 s San Diego 65 55 pc 66 53 s San Francisco 56 47 t 63 50 s Seattle 50 43 r 54 41 r Washington, DC 60 42 sh 54 42 pc Amsterdam 58 45 pc 64 48 s Baghdad 83 58 s 83 59 s Beijing 76 54 s 79 58 pc Berlin 68 48 pc 66 47 pc Buenos Aires 79 65 pc 81 63 pc Cairo 92 71 s 94 68 s Calgary 35 27 sn 38 23 sf Cancun 82 68 s 82 70 s Dublin 53 50 r 58 50 sh Edmonton 34 25 c 35 21 sf Halifax 36 34 c 47 38 r Kiev 74 51 pc 70 51 pc London 59 49 pc 63 49 pc Madrid 65 44 c 71 49 pc Mexico City 78 53 pc 80 53 pc Montreal 40 34 r 44 33 r Ottawa 39 32 r 42 30 r Paris 61 45 pc 67 50 s Regina 41 28 c 39 29 sn Rio de Janeiro 80 71 pc 81 70 pc Rome 69 52 t 68 53 t St. JohnÂs 33 23 s 36 23 s San Juan 85 73 pc 86 75 pc Sydney 82 65 s 70 63 r Tokyo 65 57 pc 62 56 r Toronto 44 29 sn 39 32 c Vancouver 50 40 r 53 40 pc Winnipeg 45 25 s 49 30 sHigh ................. 91 at Immokalee, FLLow ........................ 6 at Alliance, NE(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)73A late-season snowstorm and cold wave hit the Southeast on April 16, 1849, killing cotton crops from Georgia to Texas. Q: What percent of tornadoes occur between noon and midnight?A: 80 percent. Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todayÂs weather. Temperatures are todayÂs highs and tonightÂs lows. North Port 75/52 74/49 77/51 78/51 72/49 75/50 74/47 75/46 76/48 68/55 69/57 74/59 72/56 78/55 72/51 77/50 77/52 75/49 75/50 70/49 70/50 70/47 69/49 68/57 71/50 68/59 72/56 70/55 74/49 68/53 70/56 71/48 70/54 67/58 73/59 76/56 75/55 73/52 FINANCIAL / WEATHER Dear Dave, I bring home $4,100 a month in military disability pay and Social Security combined. My wife brings home an additional $2,000 each month. Should we base our emergency fund level on her income only, since mine is guaranteed? Â„ Lewis Dear Lewis, Your emergency fund shouldnÂt be based on income. I recommend folks have three to six months of household expenses set aside in an emergency fund. What would it take to operate your household for that length of time if one or both of your incomes disappeared? I donÂt anticipate your income stopping, Lewis. But income loss isnÂt the only thing youÂre guarding against with an emergency fund. YouÂre also guarding against things like an illness in the family, if the transmission in the car goes out, or your homeÂs heating and cooling unit needs to be replaced. There are many more crises that can come upon a family other than a loss of income. I donÂt mind if you two lean toward the three-month side of expenses, since your income is pretty stable. But always remember, an emergency fund should contain three to six months of expenses, not income. Thank you for your service, sir. Â„Dave What happens to the debt?Dear Dave, IÂve started your personal Â“nance course in high school, so IÂm asking this for the entire class. What happens to your debt if you pass away with no relatives or heirs to take responsibility for what you owed? Â„ Elizabeth Dear Elizabeth, In many cases it simply does not get paid. Relatives or heirs of the deceased are not responsible for a friend or family memberÂs debt, except in cases where they have been a co-signer on that debt. LetÂs say someoneÂs parents died, and at the time of their death they had $100,000 in debt in their names only. The only way that debt will be paid is if they owned enough stuff Â„ if they had enough in the way of assets Â„ to pay the debt. If they owned a $200,000 home, the house would have to be sold in order to pay the debts. Their estate would be the only thing standing good for the debt. If they owned nothing, and had no co-signers on any of the debt, the creditor would not get paid. The bank lost that money. Elizabeth, I hope that helped. Please tell your teacher I said thank you for leading the class! Â„Dave Dave Ramsey is CEO of Ramsey Solutions. He has authored seven best-selling books, including The Total Money Makeover. The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 13 million listeners each week on 585 radio stations and multiple digital platforms. Follow Dave on the web at daveramsey.com and on Twitter at @DaveRamsey.Expenses, not incomeDave Ramsey Did you wake up in a panic realizing that today is April 15? Relax. YouÂve got until Tuesday to Â“le and pay your taxes without facing a penalty. April 15 falls on Sunday this year and Monday is Emancipation Day, a holiday in Washington D.C. That gives taxpayers nationwide until April 17 to get the job done. Procrastinators can take some solace in knowing that as of Friday 40 million Americans hadnÂt Â“led their taxes, according to the IRS. Still, this is no time to dawdle; here are some tips for you last-minute Â“lers:How to fileThe IRS says that electronic Â“ling is the best way to avoid common mistakes. ThatÂs because the software does the calculations, Â”ags common errors and prompts taxpayers to provide missing information. ItÂs quicker than dropping something in the mail. Plus, electronic Â“lers typically get their refund faster if due one. You can use any electronic Â“ling method you choose, but itÂs worth noting that the IRS says about 70 percent of taxpayers are eligible to Â“le their tax return at no charge by using IRS Free File software. It can be accessed at the IRS website at IRS.gov.Take your timeYes, itÂs crunch time but try not to rush. Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA at TurboTax, said the most important tip for entering information is to take your time. One of the most common mistakes taxpayers make when rushing is gathering incorrect Social Security numbers for their children and spouses. Some even misspell their own names. Instead, carefully gather and enter your Social Security number, income information and banking information, if needed. It will take more time in the long-run to correct your mistakes and will delay any refunds.Seek helpTelephone calls to the IRS may have long wait times. Ditto if you try to go to somewhere in person, such as a tax assistance center. Instead, the IRS website should be your Â“rst stop for Â“nding answers to most basic tax questions. Popular tax software providers have their own solutions too. TurboTax now offers live on-demand video to communicate with a credentialed CPA or enrolled agent who can answer your questions.Ask for more timeIf you really canÂt get your tax return done, seek an extension. But getting an extension only gives you more time to Â“le your return Â„ you still have to pay what you owe now. The IRS allows you to request an automatic six-month extension to Â“le your return when you pay online. If you owe money and cannot pay immediately, you can ask the IRS for installment agreements when you Â“le your taxes. That will allow you to pay your tax debt over six years. Do better next timeThere are a number of reasons to try to Â“le your taxes sooner rather than later. If you are due a refund, the sooner you Â“le, the sooner youÂll get it. And Â“ling earlier in the season gives you time to more carefully prepare your returns and avoid errors. But most importantly, Â“ling early helps cut down on the risk for identity theft by essentially beating the criminals to the punch. Once your return is Â“led with the IRS, the information Â„ most notably your Social Security number Â„ is locked and cannot be used by anyone who might want to fraudulently claim a tax refund. And identity theft remains a common problem.Procrastinators rejoice: ThereÂs still time to file taxesBy SARAH SKIDMORE SELLAP PERSONAL FINANCE WRITERIn a close race, ÂRampageÂ takes No. 1 from ÂA Quiet PlaceÂLOS ANGELES (AP) Â„ Dwayne JohnsonÂs arcade game-inspired ÂRampageÂŽ crept past last weekÂs top Â“lm ÂA Quiet PlaceÂŽ to take the No. 1 spot on the box ofÂ“ce charts, but just barely. Studios on Sunday estimate that ÂRampageÂŽ has grossed $34.5 million in its Â“rst weekend in theaters. In a very close second was the modestlybudgeted John Krasinski thriller ÂA Quiet PlaceÂŽ with $32.6 million. In just two weeks, the word-of-mouth sensation is now just shy of $100 million in grosses from North American theaters. Third place went to the low-budget Blumhouse horror ÂTruth or Dare,ÂŽ which brought in an estimated $19.1 million in its Â“rst three days in theaters after a Friday the 13th opening. FINANCIAL NEWS BRIEFS
The Sun /Monday, April 16, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 3 NATION BOSTON Â„ It was a day Â“lled with service and commemor ations in honor of victims and survivors of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings Â“ve ye ars ago. Boston began the Â“fth anniversary of the attacks Sunday with Mayor Marty Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker laying wreaths early in the morning at the spots along downtown Boylston Street where two bombs killed three spectators and maimed more than 260 others April 15, 2013. Both addressed families and survivors at a private ceremony inside the Boston Public Library. ÂOn April 15, 2013, our city changed forever but over the last Â“ve years, we have reclaimed hope. We have reclaimed the Â“nish line and Boston has emerged with a new strength, a resilience rooted in love,ÂŽ Walsh said. Jane and Henry Richard, siblings of the youngest victim Martin Richard, and members of the familyÂs foundation, also spoke. Henry Richard urged those listening to follow MartinÂs message to Âchoose kindness and do more.ÂŽ The familyÂs foundation was founded in 2014 to connect young people with opportunities for volunteerism and community engagement. Victim Lu LingziÂs uncle, Sherman Yee, was present at the ceremony and private gathering. He said, ÂThe family has been Âoverwhelmed by love and support from all over the world.ÂÂŽ He called Lingzi an Âextraordinary girlÂŽ who represented the youth that come to the U.S. from China to study. ÂWhile she didnÂt realize her dreams, as her family we invest in the youths through our foundation to keep her memory going,ÂŽ he said. The bombs also killed 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, of Arlington. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police ofÂ“cer Sean Collier was killed in the line of duty during a confrontation with bomber Tamerlan Tzarneav. Roxanne Simmonds was at commemorative ceremonies to honor her son, fallen Boston police ofÂ“cer Dennis Simmonds. Simmonds suffered a head injury on April 19, 2013, during a shootout with Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev as law enforcement closed in on them. He suffered a fatal brain aneurysm a year later assessed to be the result of his injuries from the explosive device. Roxanne Simmonds said ÂDJÂŽ was Âbrilliant and fearless Â„ he just loved Boston.ÂŽ The youngest graduate of his class at Lasell College, Dennis Simmonds worked in Mattapan as an ofÂ“cer. ÂIt was important for him to be in a community with men and women who look like him,ÂŽ his mother said. ÂI ndividuals of color working hard to make sure their communities were safe.ÂŽ She praised Walsh, saying that it was obvious how signiÂ“cant the victims are to the mayor. Arreen Andrew, of Boston, said she was in the crowd across the stand when the Â“rst bomb went off in 2013. ÂIt was sheer panic,ÂŽ she recalled. ÂJust this sense of ÂNo, this canÂt happen to us.ÂÂŽ Five years later, while the day is still a reminder of some painful memories, she said it has also become a day about the relationships that have since been formed and Âreformed and recreated our entire community.ÂŽ At 2:49 p.m., a citywide moment of silence will be observed, and the bells of Old South Church will be rung to mark the moment Â“ve years ago when the Â“rst bomb exploded. Sunday is ÂOne Boston Day,ÂŽ devoted to blood drives and acts of kindness. Security is tight for MondayÂs 122nd running of the iconic race.Boston marks 5 years since marathon attackBy VAISHNAVEE SHARMA and SARAH BETANCOURTASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSOn Sunday, Cristopher Nzenwa, of Boston, prays at the site of the rst explosion during the 2013 Boston Marathon. On Sunday, the father of Lingzi Lu, Jun Lu, foreground left, and her aunt Helen Zhao, foreground right, carry a wreath ahead of the family of Martin Richard, background from left, Henry, Bill, Denise and Jane, partially hidden, during a ceremony at the site where Martin Richard and Lingzi Lu were killed in the second explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon. HOUSTON Â„ Former Â“rst lady Barbara Bush is in Âfailing healthÂŽ and wonÂt seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday. ÂFollowing a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care,ÂŽ spokesman Jim McGrath said in a news release. McGrath did not elaborate as to the nature of BushÂs health problems. She has been treated for decades for GravesÂ disease, which is a thyroid condition. ÂIt will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself Â„ thanks to her abiding faith Â„ but for others,ÂŽ McGrath said. ÂShe is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving.ÂŽ Bush is one of only two Â“rst ladies who was also the mother of a president. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams. She married George H.W. Bush in 1945. They had six children and have been married longer than any presidential couple in American history. Eight years after she and her husband left the White House, Mrs. Bush stood with her husband as their son George W. was sworn in as president. SheÂs known for her white hair and her triple-strand fake pearl necklace. Her brown hair began to gray in the 1950s, while her 3-year-old daughter Pauline, known to her family as Robin, underwent treatment for leukemia and eventually died in October 1953. She later said dyed hair didnÂt look good on her and credited the color to the publicÂs perception of her as ÂeverybodyÂs grandmother.ÂŽ Her pearls sparked a national fashion trend when she wore them to her husbandÂs inauguration in 1989. The pearls became synonymous with Bush, who later said she selected them to hide the wrinkles in her neck. The candid admission only bolstered her common-sense and down-to-earth public image. Her 94-year-old husband also has had health issues in recent years. In April 2017, the nationÂs 41st president was hospitalized in Houston for two weeks for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis. He was hospitalized months earlier, also for pneumonia, spent time in 2015 at a hospital in Maine, where he and his wife have a summer home in Kennebunkport, after falling and breaking a bone in his neck. In Houston in December 2014, he was treated for shortness of breath and spent Christmas 2012 in intensive care for a bronchitis-related cough and other issues. Bush, who served as president from 1989 to 1993, has a form of ParkinsonÂs disease and uses a motorized scooter or a wheelchair for mobility. He also served as a congressman, CIA director and Ronald ReaganÂs vice president. Barbara Pierce Bush was born in Rye, New York. Her father was the publisher of McCallÂs and Redbook magazines. She married at age 19 while George Bush was a young naval aviator. After World War II, the Bushes moved to Texas where he went into the oil business. Along with her memoirs, sheÂs the author of ÂC. FredÂs StoryÂŽ and ÂMillieÂs Book,ÂŽ based on the lives of her dogs. Proceeds from the books beneÂ“ted adult and family literacy programs. The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy began during her White House years with the goal of improving the lives of disadvantaged Americans by boosting literacy among parents and their children. The foundation partners with local programs and had awarded more than $40 million to create or expand more than 1,500 literacy programs nationwide.Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing healthBy MICHAEL GRACZYKASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOIn a Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, le photo, former rst lady Barbara Bush listens to a patientÂs question during a visit to the Barbara Bush ChildrenÂs Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. GREENWICH TOWNSHIP, N.J. Â„ A red tide is heading for thousands of acres of oyster beds in New JerseyÂs Delaware Bay. But unlike the harmful algae blooms of the same name, this red tide is likely to bring good news for the shellÂ“sh: ItÂs a dye designed to check if pollution levels have decreased enough to reopen the oyster beds for harvesting and human consumption. Over the last few days, New Jersey and federal environmental ofÂ“cials dumped red dye into a creek that empties into the northern Delaware Bay. The creek is a known source of bacterial pollution from numerous sources, including birds and animals, and the idea was to see if the water is now clean enough to reopen thousands of acres of nearby oyster beds that have been off-limits for years due to contamination. Bob Schuster, bureau chief of marine water monitoring with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, said water entering the bay from the Delaware River has improved in quality due to numerous water treatment facility upgrades and pollution control projects in recent years. The dye is a stand-in for pollution sources: If little or no dye makes it to the oyster beds, that means the shellÂ“sh are not experiencing as much pollution as they once were, and could be safe for consumption. Data from the testing will be collected and analyzed over the next few weeks. ÂWeÂre really optimistic about this,ÂŽ Schuster said. ÂWeÂre looking to see how far it goes, and in what concentrations. That will help us re-draw the lines, so we can know which areas to open up. We feel we can get a big por tion of that area upgraded.ÂŽ The stakes are high. ShellÂ“sh constitute an $800 million a year industry in New Jersey, one that is primed for growth. There are 720,000 acres of shellÂ“sh beds statewide, 78 percent of which are approved for harvesting, Schuster said. The testing could lead to the reopening of as much as 80 percent of a 5,000acre tract of oyster beds. ÂThat is great news,ÂŽ said Tim Dillingham, executive director of the American Littoral Society, a coastal conservation group. ÂWeÂre always happy to see improvements in water quality, and particularly happy to see more oysters made available to the watermen whose livelihoods depend on them. Oysters are a keystone species; they Â“lter water, help improve the water quality of the bay and create jobs for people and communities along the bay shore.ÂŽ A single oyster can Â“lter 50 gallons of water a day, making them ideal natural allies in the Â“ght to clean up polluted waterways. Scientists with the DEP and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a non-toxic red dye into Stow Creek, which Â”ows into the northern bay, not far from the Salem nuclear power plant. The dye Â”owed out into the bay, where boats trailing track ing devices called Â”uorimeters measured the dye in concentrations that were too small for the naked eye to see. Meredith Comi, oyster restoration director with the NY/NJ Baykeeper group, said the dye testing is a good way to assess current pollution levels, ÂItÂs a common way of looking at how particles are distributed in the water. I think itÂs great that they are looking to see if water quality is improving and I Â“nd it encouraging.ÂŽ After the data is analyzed, the DEP will decide which, if any, additional shellÂ“sh beds can be reopened. Then the regulatory process of implementing that decision begins, which can take several months.This red tide might be good news for New Jersey oyster bedsBy WAYNE PARRYASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOIn this April 11 photo, scientists release red dye into a creek leading into Delaware Bay in Greenwich Township, N.J. They aimed to track water ows in a creek that has been a known source of bacterial pollution in the bay.
Page 4 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, April 16, 2018 FROM PAGE ONE ALMANACToday is Monday, April 16, the 106th day of 2018. There are 259 days left in the year. Today in history On April 16, 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his ÂLetter from Birmingham JailÂŽ in which the civil rights activist responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; King defended his tactics, writing, ÂInjustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.ÂŽ On this date In 1912 American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, leaving Dover, England, and arriving near Calais, France, in 59 minutes. In 1968 American author Edna Ferber, whose novels included ÂSo Big,ÂŽ ÂÂShow BoatÂŽ and ÂGiant,ÂŽ and who collaborated with George S. Kaufman on such plays as ÂStage DoorÂŽ and ÂDinner at Eight,ÂŽ died in New York at age 82. In 1972 Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke Jr. and Ken Mattingly on board. In 1986 dispelling rumors he was dead, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi appeared on television to condemn the U.S. raid on his country and to say that Libyans were Âready to dieÂŽ defending their nation. In 1996 BritainÂs Prince Andrew and his wife, Sarah, the Duchess of York, announced they were in the process of divorcing. In 2007 in one of AmericaÂs worst school attacks, a Korean-born college senior killed 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech before taking his own life. TodayÂs birthdays Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is 91. Actor Peter Mark Richman is 91. Singer Bobby Vinton is 83. DenmarkÂs Queen Margrethe II is 78. Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is 71. Former Massachusetts first lady Ann Romney is 69. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is 67. NFL coach Bill Belichick is 66. Rock singer and former politician Peter Garrett is 65. Actress Ellen Barkin is 64. Actor Michel Gill is 58. Rock musician Jason Scheff (Chicago) is 56. Singer Jimmy Osmond is 55. Bible verse ÂAnd the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught.ÂŽ Â„ Mark 6:30. ItÂs refreshing to talk things over with Jesus. Have you taken time to speak to Him today? PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Â„ African warthogs, not surprisingly, are not native to Florida so state wildlife officials are investigating how one wound up loose in a suburban neighborhood. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officials told TCPalm. com that it captured the tusky animal last month after a five-day search about 50 miles north of West Palm Beach. That included failed attempts to capture it with traps and a rope snare before a wildlife officer spotted it and tackled it. The newspaper reports the officer got some cuts on his legs in the process. Under state law, owning a warthog requires a permit but no one in that area had one. Officials said the beast is tame and is friendly when offered food.ODD NEWS African warthog found wandering through Florida neighborhoodIn recent years, California Republicans have taken a less strident approach to immigration in a state where one in four people are foreign-born. But the Trump administration lawsuit has energized many in a party that has been render ed nearly irrelevant at the state level, where Democrats control every key ofÂ“ce. ÂWhen the attorney general of the United States decides to take a Â“rm position against it, I think that gave a signal to a lot of us that, ÂHey, California is on the wrong side of this thing,ÂÂŽ said Fred Whitaker, chairman of the Republican Party in Orange County. He also is a councilman in the city of Orange who proposed a local resolution on the issue that passed last week. Raphael Sonenshein, executive director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at California State University, Los Angeles, said itÂs not surprising Republicans are galvanizing over immigration. ÂPolitics is very much about emotions, especially in midterms,ÂŽ he said. ÂI think it was only a matter of time when peo ple went back to the issue that actually hits the nerve in the Republican base these days more than any other.ÂŽ Under Democratic leadership, California has enacted a series of laws in recent years aimed at helping immigrants, including issuing driverÂs licenses regardless of legal status and assisting with tuition at state universities. After Trump was elected, lawmakers passed the measure to limit police collaboration with federal immigration agents. Immigrant and civil rights advocates applauded the measure, known as SB54, as a way to encourage immigrants to report crime to police without fearing deportation. Critics said it would make it too hard for federal agents to Â“nd and deport ex-convicts who are a danger to communities. Most of the local governments siding with the Trump administration are in Orange County, an area once considered a GOP stronghold but that voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. But itÂs starting to spread. Escondido in neighboring San Diego County has voted to support the federal lawsuit and last week the small city of Ripon in the stateÂs Central Valley did the same. In many cases, meetings on the issue have drawn boisterous crowds. Anti-illegal immigration activists have traveled from city to city to attend, heightening tensions with those who want their communities to support immigrantfriendly policies or stay out of the fray. In response to the controversy, some local governments have taken the oppo site approach. Leaders in Santa Ana, an Orange County city home to about 330,000 residents, voted to support Califor nia in the lawsuit. Some of the supervisors pushing the issue in Orange and San Diego counties are Republicans running for Congress and they may see this as a way to generate needed enthusiasm, said Louis DeSipio, a political science professor at the University of California, Irvine. ÂThe mobilization that could come from introducing immigration debates into county political races may be a critical element in a year like 2018 when Democrats will likely be more mobilized than Republicans,ÂŽ he said.SANCTUARYFROM PAGE 1 AP FILE PHOTOSIn this March 7, le photo, U.S. Attorney General Je Sessions addresses the California Peace OcersÂ Association at the 26th Annual Law Enforcement Legislative Day in Sacramento, Calif.similar claim associated with President George W. Bush following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Bush addressed sailors aboard a Navy ship in May 2003 alongside a ÂMission AccomplishedÂŽ banner, just weeks before it became apparent that Iraqis had organized an insurgency that would tie down U.S. forces for years. On Sunday, Haley made clear the United States wonÂt be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying U.S. involvement there Âis not done.ÂŽ Haley said the three U.S. goals for accomplishing its mission are making sure chemical weapons are not used in a way that could harm U.S. national interests; that the Islamic State group is defeated; and that there is a good vantage point to watch what Iran is doing. ÂWeÂre not going to leave until we know weÂve accomplished those things,ÂŽ she said. Haley said the joint military strike Âput a heavy blow into their chemical weapons program, setting them back yearsÂŽ and reiterated that if Assad uses poison gas again, Âthe United States is locked and loaded.ÂŽ The nighttime assault was carefully limited to minimize civilian casualties and avoid direct conÂ”ict with Russia in Syria, but confusion arose over the extent to which Washington warned Moscow in advance. The Pentagon said it gave no explicit warning. The U.S. ambassador in Moscow, John Huntsman, said in a video, ÂBefore we took action, the United States communicated withÂŽ Russia to Âreduce the danger of any Russian or civilian casualties.ÂŽ Russia has military forces, including air defenses, in several areas of Syria to support Assad in his long war against anti-government rebels. Russia and Iran called the use of force by the United States and its French and British allies a Âmilitary crimeÂŽ and Âact of aggression.ÂŽ The U.N. Security Council met to debate the strikes, but rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the ÂaggressionÂŽ by the three Western allies.TRUMPFROM PAGE 1 has reached an unprecedented degree. And Â“rst of these is the Iranian interference, the aim of which is not for the well-being of the Arabs or their interests,ÂŽ he said. The Saudi monarch made no reference to Syria in his remarks before Arab leaders amid divisions within the region-wide body over support for the U.S.led airstrikes on Syria. The kingdom, as well as Bahrain and Qatar, have issued statements backing SaturdayÂs strikes on military targets in Syria. More wary of the widening conÂ”ict are countries like Egypt, Iraq and Lebanon. Assad was not invited to the summit, though most heads of state from across the Middle East and North Africa attended the Arab League meeting, including Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur. Saudi tensions with neighboring Qatar were also on display at the summit. QatarÂs emir was not in attendance, instead dispatching his countryÂs Arab League representative to the meeting. While the Qatari Â”ag was erected alongside other member-state Â”ags on the streets of Dhahran, the countryÂs representative did not appear in a group photo of the top delegates in attendance. Tensions erupted nearly a year ago when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with Qatar and imposed a de facto blockade on the small Gulf state. The four accuse Qatar of sponsoring terrorism because of its support for Islamist opposition groups in the region and its warm relations with Iran. Qatar denies the allegations and says the moves attempt to undermine its sovereignty. The standoff with Qatar, however, did not feature in summit deliberations. Instead, Arab heads of state stressed unity and unwavering support for Palestinians. King Salman reiterated Saudi ArabiaÂs rejection of the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The king also announced a $150 million donation to the religious administration that oversees JerusalemÂs Al-Aqsa mosqueÂ„ one of IslamÂs holiest sites. He announced another $50 million for programs run by the U.N. relief agency for Palestinians after the U.S. slashed its aid. The strongest criticism of the Trump administration came from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who slammed U.S. decisions on Jerusalem and its decision to withhold millions of dollars to the U.N. agency that provides health care, education and social services to an estimated 5 million Palestinians. ÂThe decisions have made the United States a party to the conÂ”ict and not a neutral mediator,ÂŽ he said. Meanwhile, AboulGheit lamented a lack of consensus among Arab states on regional security, adding that Âjoint action is necessary in Â“ghting these crises.ÂŽ ÂThe crises burning in some corners of the Arab world today... cast a shadow over the safety and security over the entire region,ÂŽ Aboul-Gheit said. ÂThese take a toll on the national security of all of us.ÂŽARABFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOBillboards with photos of Saudi King Salman and Arabic that reads, ÂwelcomeÂŽ line the road to the convention center where Arab leaders are meeting for an Arab summit meeting in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Sunday. In this April 14, 2017, le photo, protesters rally outside a courthouse where a federal judge heard arguments in the rst lawsuit challenging President Donald TrumpÂs executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities in San Francisco.
The Sun /Monday, April 16, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger SaturdayÂs Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: After decades of feeling fatigued, I started working with a naturopathic doctor. She ordered a saliva test for my total cortisol output, which was normal at 27. She also ordered a full thyroid panel (also normal) and a test for Epstein-Barr virus antibodies. My levels are: EBV IgM is less than 36, and EBV Nuclear Antigen, IgG is greater than 600 (high). She suggested that my DHEA was low, and put me on a 10 mg-per-day DHEA supplement. She also suggested that you sometimes can become reactive to high levels of EBV antigens, and put me on a number of supplements to help boost my immune system, including monolaurin. I recently saw my GP for a yearly physical. She said there's no indication that DHEA supplements are helpful, and suggested that the two ndings of elevated EBV levels just mean that if I get mono again, my body will be better able to ght it o. Should the EBV levels concern me? What are your thoughts on taking supplements such as DHEA or other immune boosters? Â„ F.C. ANSWER: Let me answer the question about Epstein-Barr virus, the major cause of infectious mononucleosis, rst. IgM is the antibody the body produces when it is rst confronted with an infection. You will have high levels of IgM in the early, active phase of infection. I agree with your general physician that there is no evidence of ongoing EBV infection. IgG provides long-term immunity. Your high IgG demonstrates a robust immune system in no need of boosting. As far as the hormone testing, saliva testing for cortisol (also called cortisone) is more accurate than it used to be, but it still isn't as accurate as blood testing. You have a normal level. I don't see DHEA levels measured, but DHEA Â„ an androgen itself and a precursor to steroid hormones, including testosterone and estrogen Â„ may be of value in people with adrenal insuciency. That's the inability of the adrenal gland to make all the cortisone it should. Your normal cortisone level in saliva makes adrenal insuciency unlikely. DHEA has not been shown to be of value in healthy people. It does not boost the immune system, nor does your immune system appear to need boosting. I can't say why you have suffered decades of feeling fatigued. There are many possibilities, and often, doctors are unable to make a diagnosis. I understand why you sought an alternative provider. DEAR DR. ROACH: I note an increasing tendency for physicians to have both "Dr." in front of their name, and "M.D." after. I understand that the prex "Dr." is ambiguous, but using both seems excessive. Is there any standard? Â„ Dr. K.A.W. ANSWER: Etiquette experts note that for professional purposes, it should be Jane Smith, M.D., whereas for social correspondence, it would be Dr. Jane Smith. "Dr. Jane Smith, M.D." is indeed redundant. Retired physicians continue to use their title. In this column, however, you will see medical professionals referred to as "Dr. Jane Smith," with their specialty noted if relevant, as newspapers follow the stylebook of The Associated Press. I want to note in passing that when a patient calls me "Dr. Roach," I always address him as "Mr. Smith," not "John," unless I am specically invited to do so. It is a basic sign of respect. I nd it frustrating when I hear physicians addressing a person 30 years their senior by their rst name when they do not have a close relationship.DEAR ABBY: My husband's brother split from his wife, "Charlotte," ve years ago and now works and lives in another country. The brothers are still quite close. His school-age daughters live nearby and are close to their cousins, our daughters. Charlotte's latest boyfriend has started insisting on hanging out with my husband and trying to "bond" with him. He is also j umping with both feet into the role of stepfather, especially with the younger daughter, who has just returned after living with her father for the last seven months. It feels awkward and weird, but we are too polite to say anything to him or Charlotte because we're afraid she'll restrict us from seeing our nieces. What is your advice? Â„ Anxious In Australia DEAR ANXIOUS: Not knowing the terms of your brother-in-law's divorce, my advice is to consider that Charlotte has been with this man for a year and a half. He may be trying to form a relationship with your husband because he wants to bond with "the relatives." Your husband doesn't have to be best friends with him, but he should keep the relationship cordial Â„ not only for the nieces, but also so his brother can stay informed. DEAR ABBY: I have an addiction to vitamin gummies. They say to eat only two a day, but I eat almost half a container a day. They're SOOO good. This has been a problem for ve years. What should I do? Do I contact my doctor? Â„ Loves Yummy Gummies In Pennsylvania DEAR LOVES: Your vitamins may taste like candy, but they are NOT candy. It is important that you discuss this with your doctor. The least of your troubles could be that your college friends make fun of you. What you have been doing is dangerous because it can cause unsafe levels of vitamin A, vitamin E and minerals like iron to reach toxic levels in your system. Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is about waiting even though you have an appointment: "Dear Heloise: Since when is it OK to have an appointment at 10 a.m. and not get in until 11:30 a.m.? There are no emergencies for these people; they just seem to be overbooking. How do your readers feel about this?" Â„ Liz V. in San Antonio I have friends who'll wait no more than 15 minutes at an appointment, then leave. Readers, what do you do? Â„ Heloise Dear Heloise: After reading Rita's idea about a reward message for returning a lost cellphone, I thought of another idea: I downloaded a free doodle app to my phone and wrote on my screen photo: "If found call (I put in my husband's phone number). Reward for return of phone." He or she will have my information without unlocking my phone. Â„ An Avid Reader, The Villages, Fla.What is the real message from Epstein-Barr antibodies? With dad away, boyfriend tries a hand at parenting Past the appointed timeHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby
Page 6 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, April 16, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). You have the sneaking suspicion that like most people, youÂre letting a petty fear or belief keep you stuck in a situation. You wonÂt know specically what it is, though, until you break out and get a dierent perspective. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Emotions will involve labor today. ItÂs a labor to feel them and a labor to express them, but the result of expressing them will be... you guessed it. All of this is worth it Â„ and so much better than not feeling. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). People have dierent reactions to things they donÂt understand. Some get angry. Some get curious. Some get busy. And what about you? YouÂll nd out today. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Easy environments donÂt grow strong trees or strong people. ItÂs as though the wind and weather (emotional, spiritual or actual) force out deeper roots. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Maybe it doesnÂt make sense to resent someone who is just being himself or herself. ItÂs as silly as endeavoring to hold up the walls in your home, which have been standing on their own for years. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It may seem counterintuitive, but one of the most important aspects of success is actually the part in which you do hardly anything. Without that rest and recovery party, you wonÂt be as sharp and creative as you can be. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You change, and then your conversations change, and that makes you change Â„ and then your relationships change, and that makes you change. On and on. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). ItÂs weird when people seem to get edgy with you when all youÂre trying to do is help them. But it happens Â„ mostly because people donÂt always want the help they need. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). When a magnet is heated up to a certain temperature, it loses its magnetism. The same is true of magnetic qualities in people. The same ones that draw you in can get so intense that they burn out your interest. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). With your personality, you should nd todayÂs cautionary list rather easy to bypass. Avoid an excess of sugar, the tendency to moralize, giving an amateur diagnosis, over-helping and risks taken just to show o. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Because mistakes made in communication can fundamentally impact a personÂs psyche, youÂll try to understand and to be understandable. YouÂll hear past what people say and into what they mean. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Though it will feel as if you are spending your entire day on the needs of others, some of your own core psychological needs (love, happiness and belonging) are well-served through your eorts. TODAYÂS BIRTHDAY (April 16). A minimalist approach will turn complexities of your life into sources of elegance and eciency. But donÂt think for a minute that making a few edits to your schedule, relationships and belongings will diminish your pleasure. YouÂll enjoy yourself more than ever, and something lucky will happen to you every month of this solar return year. Leo and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 10, 6, 30 and 9. HOROSCOPE BLONDIE By Dean Young and John Marshall BORN LOSER By Art and Chip Sansom BABY BLUES By Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott MUTTS By Patrick McDonnell DOONSBURY By Garry Trudeau
The Sun /Monday, April 16, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 7 PEANUTS By Charles Schulz CRANKSHAFT By Tom Batiuk & Chuck Ayers SHOE By Gary Brookins & Susie MacNelly ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman GARFIELD By Jim Davis DILBERT By Scott Adams REX MORGAN By Terry Beatty MARY WORTH By Karen Moy and June Brigman NON SEQUITUR By Wiley FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston BEETLE BAILEY By Mort Walker HI AND LOIS By Brian and Greg Walker HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker and Johnny Hart B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM By Mike Peters PICKLES By Brian Crane MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley
Page 8 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, April 16, 2018 WORLD ALONG THE ISRAELGAZA BORDER Â„ The Â”areup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conÂ”icts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling Â“rebombs across what looks like an international border, inÂ”icting casualties while claiming concerns of a mass breach of the barrier. But viewed another way, itÂs just the latest reÂ”ection of basic facts on the ground: the situation for the 2 million people of Gaza is extraordinarily harsh and difÂ“cult to resolve. ItÂs not surprising so many would risk death by converging on the border fence, which has now happened three Fridays in a row, with dozens killed and hundreds injured. By and large the people of Gaza Â„ over twothirds of them descended from refugees from what is now Israel Â„ cannot leave th eir tiny strip of arid land along the Mediterranean coast. Anger toward Israel runs deep, yet dependence is great. Israel blocks Gazans to the north and east, controlling who and what goes in and out. It blockades their waters to the west and prevents construction of sea and airports, with Egypt completing the blockade to the south. IsraelÂs argument is that Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza, will use materials that come into the strip for building rockets, making bombs and digging attack tunnels. The fear is well-founded. Israel also severely restricts Gazans leaving the territory in a policy it defends on security grounds, but which often looks punitive. Every exit, even to cross Israel en route to Jordan and beyond for medical, acade mic, professional or personal purposes, requires the approval of Israel Â„ or Egypt, where the anti-Islamist government also deeply distrusts Hamas. Israel and the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, expelled by Hamas from Gaza in 2007, largely control power supplies. There are just a few hours of electricity a day. Hamas remains committed to conÂ”ict with Israel, and attempts to pressure the population against Hamas are questionable. Gazans simply donÂt have the means to overthrow the wellarmed group, even if they so wanted. Meanwhile, half the stripÂs workforce is unemployed. Much of the vast destruction from the last war with Israel, in 2014, still has not been rebuilt. Public entertainment is almost nonexistent and alcohol, in the name of Islam, is banned. Adding insult to injury, the Palestinians do not have a currency. The few bills of cash in Gazan pockets are Israeli shekels emblazoned with the likenesses of Jewish religious and Zionist political Â“gures. Hamas says the border protests will continue through May 15, the anniversary of IsraelÂs founding and the ÂnabkaÂŽ (catastrophe) for the Palestinians Â„ a day of mourning to mark the mass displacement of hundreds of thousands of people who Â”ed or were expelled from their homes during the war surrounding IsraelÂs creation. It has signaled it may attempt a mass border breach, just as Israel fears. With Israel digging in its heels, and only muted debate in Israel over the high casualty count, bloodshed is likely to continue.Gaza flare-up driven by deep misery in stripBy JOSEF FEDERMAN and DAN PERRYASSOCIATED PRESS AP ANALYSIS: AP FILE PHOTOSIn this Friday, April 6, le photo, Palestinian protesters run for cover from tear gas red by Israeli soldiers during clashes with Israeli troops at the GazaÂs border with Israel near Khan Younis. In this Wednesday, April 4, 2018 le photo, Palestinian protesters wave ags in front of Israeli soldiers on GazaÂs border with Israel near Beit Lahiya. SEOUL, South Korea Â„ If President Donald Trump presses Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear arsenal when they meet, heÂll be asking the North Korean leader to surrender more than a half centuryÂs labor. North Korea has as many as 60 nuclear weapons, an achievement spanning three generations of Kims. TheyÂve repeatedly chosen the bomb as the best guarantee of survival despite decades of negotiations, international sanctions and threats of war. Nuclear weapons have also become central to the regimeÂs identity Â„ and its propaganda. North KoreaÂs status as a Ânuclear stateÂŽ is enshrined in its constitution, and Kim recently built monuments to commemorate last yearÂs tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the U.S. That history is why arms-control experts urge caution as Kim expresses a willingness to discuss ÂdenuclearizationÂŽ during a summit with Trump in May or June. Giving up nuclear weapons is more than just a tactical choice: It would signal a fundamental change in how one of the worldÂs longest-ruling dynasties maintains power. ÂWithout the bomb, North Korea is Albania,ÂŽ said Ralph Cossa, president of the Center for Strategic and International StudiesÂ PaciÂ“c Forum. ÂNo one would take it seriously. It could still threaten Seoul, but certainly not much beyond the peninsula.ÂŽ Here are some key moments in North KoreaÂs nuclear quest. Â€ 1950s: U.S. nuclear weapons arrive. The threat of nuclear war loomed over the Korean Peninsula from the conÂ”ictÂs start in 1950, Â“ve years after U.S. subdued neighboring Japan with a two atomic attacks. While the 1953 armistice ended hostilities, President Dwight D. Eisenhower later deployed nuclear weapons to South Korea. Kim Il Sung, North KoreaÂs founder, sought a nuclear weapon from the Soviet Union. Â€ 1960s: Soviet help. EisenhowerÂs move fueled a regional scramble for nuclear technology, with the superpowers aiding less-developed states. Soviet physicists and engineers helped Kim Il Sung build the Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center in the 1960s, which would produce the Â“ssile material for North KoreaÂs Â“rst bomb tests decades later. Â€ 1970s: Self-reliance. A conÂ”uence of events Â„ severe drought, surging oil prices and U.S.-Soviet nonproliferation talks Â„ encouraged Kim Il Sung to accelerate domestic reactor development in the 1970s. The power plants Â“t with his guiding philosophy of Juche Â„ often translated as Âself-relianceÂŽ Â„ as sources of both electricity and waste that could be processed into weapons-grade plutonium. Â€ 1980s: Peace hopes. North Korea raised hopes that it may abandon nuclear weapons after the Soviets convinced it to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1985. Those expectations soon faded after U.S. intelligence analysts viewing satellite photos of the expanded Yongbyon complex concluded that Kim Il Sung was in the early stages of building a bomb. Â€ 1990s: U.S. nuclear weapons leave. President George H.W. Bush recalled nuclear weapons from South Korea and other sites as the Cold War ended, creating a new opportunity for talks. Bill ClintonÂs administration signed an agreement with North Korea in 1994 under which Pyongyang would freeze work on its nuclear weapons program in return for reactors that couldnÂt be used for proliferation. The deal broke down after the regime launched a missile over Japan in 1998 (North Korea says it carried a satellite). Â€ 2000s: ÂAxis of Evil.ÂŽ Bush put North Korea alongside Iran and Iraq in his ÂAxis of Evil.ÂŽ Kim Jong Il the founderÂs son eventually agreed to abandon Âall nuclear weapons and existing nuclear programs.ÂŽ But talks on implementing the deal broke down and Pyongyang resumed weapons tests, detonating its Â“rst atomic bomb in 2006. Kim Jong Il walked away from talks for good in 2009 and tested his second bomb soon after. Â€ 2010s: ÂFire and fury.ÂŽ President Barack ObamaÂs moves to help to oust Libyan leader Muammar QaddaÂ“, who had surrendered his nuclear weapons, reafÂ“rmed North KoreaÂs resolve to accelerate its program. Kim Jong Un, who took power two months after QaddaÂ“Âs death, stepped up bomb and missile testing, and declared in November that he could strike the U.S. with a nuclear weapon. Trump, meanwhile, tightened sanctions and threatened ÂÂ“re and furyÂŽ to stop him. Â€ Now: Unprecedented meeting. Kim opened the door to talks with South Korea in a New YearÂs Day speech, and a few months later Trump made a surprise decision to meet him a request that U.S. presidents had denied for decades. Many analysts are skeptical that Trump can persuade Kim to Â“nally give up his nuclear weapons and forge a new identity. ÂThey donÂt want to see all their impressive achievements go down the drain,ÂŽ said Andrei Lankov, a historian at Kookmin University in Seoul who once studied in Pyongyang. ÂIf they surrender nuclear weapons, they will sign their own death warrant.ÂŽHistory says North Korea is unlikely to give up nuclear weaponsBy ANDY SHARP and K ANGA KONGBLOOMBERG NEWSGUATEMALA CITY Â„ Guatemalans voted Sunday in a referendum that could take the country a step closer to resolving a longstanding territorial dispute with neighboring Belize. The ballot asked whether voters agree to send the issue to the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, for a binding ruling. However Belize has yet to hold its own referendum as stipulated under a 2008 agreement with Guatemala, under which both countries would ask the court to take up the matter. Guatemala claims some 4,200 square miles of terrain administered by Belize Â„ essentially the countryÂs entire southern half. The area is home to a number of nature reserves and is sparsely populated for the most part, with scattered farming villages, Â“shing towns and some Caribbean beach tourism destinations. The origin of the dispute dates back over 200 years to when Guatemala and Belize were Spanish and British colonies, respectively. Guatemala became independent in 1821 and argues that it inherited SpainÂs original claim on the territory. Belize considers GuatemalaÂs claim unfounded and says the borders were deÂ“ned by an 1859 boundary convention between the United Kingdom and Guatemala, according to the website of the governmental Belize Referendum Commission. Amid violence and crime by Guatemalan country dwellers in the disputed region, at least 10 of them have been killed by Belizean civilians or soldiers on patrol. Diplomatic relations and even air travel between the two countries have also suffered at times as a result of the dispute. Casting his vote Sunday, Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said his country and Belize currently have cordial relations and the aim of the referendum is to ultimately resolve the conÂ”ict.Guatemalans vote on generations-old land dispute with BelizeASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales poses for photographers before voting in a plebiscite concerning a border dispute with Belize, in Guatemala City, Sunday. Guatemalans are deciding whether their government should request the International Court of Justice to resolve the dispute that dates back to 1821 when Guatemala won independence from Spain and its border with the United KingdomÂs territory was being decided.
Associated PressLUGANO, Switzerland Â„ Second-seeded Elise Mertens won the Samsung Open on Sunday, beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 6-2 to take her third career WTA Tour title. The 20th-ranked Belgian clinched on her first match point when the 19-year-old Sabalenka from Belarus netted a two-handed, backhand approach shot. Mertens won her first clay-court event after Monday, April 16, 2018 SPORTS www.yoursun.com www.Facebook.com/SuncoastSports Â€ @SunCoastSportsUNDER PRESSUREMiami Heat look for bounce-back effort in todayÂs Game 2 against the Philadelphia 76ers. Page 3INDEX | Lottery 2 | NBA 3 | Major League Baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 By RICK STROUDTimes Staff WriterST. PETERSBURG Â„ A tornado warning was posted by the National Weather Service in the area of Tropicana Field Sunday. The storm passed without incident, but the forecast for the RaysÂ season did not improve much during their 10-4 loss to Philadelphia, marking the third time they have swept been in a series already this season. The Phillies, who tagged Rays ace Chris Archer for six runs in the second inning Saturday, scored four times in the third i nning to spoil the first major-league start by Ryan Yarbrough. Three of those runs came on a bases-loaded double by Scott Kingery over the head of center fielder Johnny Field during a 38-pitch inning by Yarbrough. Philadelphia put the game away with five runs in the eighth. The loss, which was the fourth straight for the Rays and dropped them to 3-12 on the season, wasnÂt even the worst thing that may have happened before 19,841 at the Trop Sunday. Field was only in the game because a hustle base-running play by Kevin Kiermaier resulted in the Rays center fielder having to leave the game after only one inning. Kiermaier, who missed about two months last season with a hairline fracture to his right hip, looped a soft single into left field in his first at bat against Phillies starter Ben Lively. When Phillies left fielder Rhys Hoskins bobbled the ball, Kiermaier hustled into second and beat the throw with a head-first slide. But he appeared to jam his right thumb on the bag. After checking with trainers and manager Kevin Cash, he remained in the game and scored a run when Mallex Smith tripled two batters later. But Kiermaier was replaced in the top of the second inning in center by Field. The Rays announced that Kiermaier has a right thumb sprain and is day-to-day. He will be re-evaluated Monday.MLB: Phillies 10, Rays 4Rays canÂt weather big-inning stormAP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Andrew Kittredge, right, waits as Philadelphia PhilliesÂ Aaron Altherr runs the bases after Altherr hit a three-run home run Sunday in St. Petersburg. SEE RAYS, 6 Associated PressBRISTOL, Tenn. Â„ Kyle Larson will have to wait another day to try to capture his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season. The race at Bristol Motor Speedway was postponed until Monday because of heavy rain with Larson out in front. Racing was halted three times Sunday due to wet weather. Action is scheduled to resume Monday at 1 p.m. Larson led 74 laps when the race was halted on lap 204, just 46 laps from it becoming official. NASCAR hopes to complete all remaining 296 laps, although the forecast calls for more rain and possibly snow.AUTO RACING: NASCARLarson leads at Bristol; race postponed to MondayAP PHOTOCrews cover their cars as a rain delay is called during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, in Bristol, Tenn. SEE NASCAR, 3 By PETE IACOBELLIAssociated PressHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. Â„ Early on, Satoshi Kodaira was thinking only of playing well enough Sunday to make it to next weekÂs PGA Tour stop. Those worries are over for the 28-year-old from Japan, who rallied from six shots behind to win the RBC Heritage in a playoff and gain an invitation to join the tour as a regular. ÂThis is a stage IÂve been dreaming about,ÂŽ Kodaira said through an interpreter. ÂAnd having this opportunity to play full time is a dream come true. So, of course, I will accept full-time membership.ÂŽ Kodaira defeated Si Woo Kim on the third playoff hole, rolling in a 25-foot birdie on the par-3 17th hole, then punching his fist in celebration. It ended a drama-filled final round in which it appeared that Kim, Ian Poulter and Luke List had the lock on the title at different points. But it was KodairaÂs relentless grind to the top that won the day. And with the game he showed at Harbour Town Golf Links, Kodaira appears like heÂs got more big moments on tour ahead like countryman and five-time tour winner Hideki Matsuyama. ÂI feel like IÂm getting closer to that level,ÂŽ said Kodaira, who is ranked 46th in the world and has played in 15 tour events. ÂIÂd like to do my best in major championships and, hopefully, work hard at it.ÂŽGOLF: RBC HeritageKodaira rallies to win 3-hole playo at RBC HeritageAP PHOTOSatoshi Kodaira holds the trophy after winning the RBC Heritage in a three-hole playoff against Si Woo Kim Sunday in Hilton Head Island, S.C. SEE GOLF, 3AP PHOTOThe father of Lingzi Lu, Jun Lu, foreground left, and her aunt Helen Zhao, foreground right, carry a wreath ahead of the family of Martin Richard, background from left, Henry, Bill, Denise and Jane, partially hidden, during a ceremony at the site where Martin Richard and Lingzi Lu were killed in the second explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Sunday, in Boston. By VAISHNAVEE SHARMA and SARAH BETANCOURTAssociated PressBOSTON Â„ The bells of Old South Church in Boston rang at 2:49 p.m. to commemorate a citywide moment of silence in honor of Boston Marathon bombing survivors and victims It was an emotional moment in a day filled with service projects and ceremonies to remember those impacted by the deadly bombings five years ago. Boston began the anniversary of the attacks Sunday with Mayor Marty Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker laying wreaths early in the morning at the spots along downtown Boylston Street where two bombs killed three spectators and maimed more than 260 others April 15, 2013. Both addressed families and survivors at a private ceremony inside the Boston Public Library. ÂOn April 15, 2013, our city changed forever but over the last five years, we have reclaimed hope. We have reclaimed the finish line and Boston has emerged with a new strength, a resilience rooted in love,ÂŽ Walsh said.RUNNING: Boston MarathonÂReclaiming hopeÂBoston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributesSEE BOSTON, 3AP PHOTOElise Mertens from Belgium rejoices after winning against Aryna Sabalenka from Belarus during the final match at the Samsung Open WTA in Lugano, Switzerland. TENNIS: Samsung OpenElise Mertens wins Samsung Open for 3rd career WTA titleSEE TENNIS, 3
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This is what happens when the regular season turns into the playoffs. The intensity ratchets up a tick or two or ten. Perfect for a big body like Killorn. ÂHe just amps up his game,ÂŽ Victor Hedman said. Killorn had two more goals during SaturdayÂs 5-3 win against the Devils in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup quarterfinals. He has three in the two games, both Lightning victories. Killorn has 18 goals in 49 playoff games. Four of them were game-winners. His two goals Saturday were on the power play. Killorn has two power play goals in 82 games during the regular season. So, what gives? ÂI donÂt know,ÂŽ Killorn said. ÂI think playoffs is more of an emotional game. ItÂs easier to get into the games. ItÂs just a one-game mentality. YouÂre not too worried about the series on the next (opponent), youÂre just worried about the next g ame. I think that mindset helps me play my best hockey.ÂŽ It helps that KillornÂs 6-foot-1, 196-pound frame is built for playoff hockey, when the play is more physical than the regular season. A lot more banging in front of the net. Killorn scored twice Saturday while stationed in front of DevilsÂ goalie Keith Kinkaid. The first was when he redirected a pass from Nikita Kucherov past Kinkaid to give the Lightning a 2-1 lead. The second game off a scramble in traffic to extend the lead to 5-1. ÂSome guys are just good in big games,ÂŽ Brayden Point said. ÂLook at their past and they have been very successful. Some guys can elevate their game in big games and they are two of them.ÂŽ Point was also talking about Tyler Johnson, another of the LightningÂs forwards who come to life in the postseason. Johnson had a goal and an assist in Game 1. Ondrej Palat is a member of that group, as well, with a goal and three assists in the first two games. Killorn etched himself into Lightning lore with his winning goal 1:54 into to the second period against the Rangers in Game 7 of the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals. He beat Henrik Lundqvist with a backhander from about 18 feet out for the first goal in the LightningÂs 2-0 win. In LightningÂs next game that June, Game 1 of the Cup Finals against the Blackhawks, Killorn turned in the most memorable goal of his career. Posted up to the left of the net, he knocked down a pass from Anton Stralman out of the air and somehow managed to bounce the puck past Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. ÂHeÂs a good player,ÂŽ coach Jon Cooper said when pressed for KillornÂs playoff success. ÂHeÂs an NHL player. HeÂs got size and skill. HeÂs a power forward. He plays the right way and that line, (Tony) Cirelli, (Yanni) Gourde, Killorn line had done really well (Saturday). He can finish in front of the net on the power play and thatÂs what he did (Saturda y ).ÂŽ Johnson talked after the Game 1 win about how much fun he has playing in the playoffs. Same goes for Killorn. ÂYou play all season for this. Playoff hockey is great,ÂŽ he said. ÂThereÂs a few more cameras around and a few more people watching, but I think we like that pressure. We like having eyes on us.ÂŽ KillornÂs goals Saturday were not pretty. He said that himself, afterwards. But they are what you need in the tightly contested playoff games. ÂA lot of times Kucherov or Stamkos is scoring on those shots, but when they donÂt, me and (J.T.) Miller try to be at the net and cause havoc,ÂŽ Killorn said. ÂOn the two that I scored (Saturday) I was just in the right place and Kucherov put in in a good spot for me.ÂŽ The right place, the right spot for Killorn is the p la y offs.NHL: LightningDonÂt look now, but Alex Killorn is doing it againAUTO RACING 1 p.m. FOX Â„ NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. MLB BASEBALL 11 a.m. MLB Â„ Baltimore at Boston 7 p.m. ESPN Â„ St. Louis at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. MLB Â„ Regional coverage, Houston at Seattle OR L.A. Dodgers at San Diego NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT Â„ NBA playoffs, Eastern Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 2, Miami at Philadelphia 10:30 p.m. TNT Â„ NBA playoffs, Western Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 2, San Antonio at Golden State NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. NBCSN Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Boston at Toronto 7:30 p.m. CNBC Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Tampa Bay at New Jersey 10 p.m. NBCSN Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Nashville at Colorado 10:30 p.m. CNBC Â„ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, Â“ rst round, Game 3, Anaheim at San Jose RUNNING 8:30 a.m. NBCSN Â„ Boston Marathon, at Boston SOCCER 2:20 p.m. FS2 Â„ Bundesliga, Mainz vs. Freiburg 2:55 p.m. NBCSN Â„ Premier League, West Ham vs. Stoke City DIRK SHADD | TIMESAlex Killorn celebrates after scoring his first of two goals in SaturdayÂs win. Associated PressBOSTON Â„ Boston coach Brad Stevens loves the postseason because it offers a chance to Âbust narratives.ÂŽ The Celtics took their first step toward shattering the belief they canÂt win without their biggest stars. Al Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Boston overcame Khris MiddletonÂs long 3 that beat the fourthquarter buzzer, topping the Milwaukee Bucks 113107 in overtime Sunday to open the playoffs. The Celtics led 99-96 with 0.5 seconds left in regulation when Middleton took an inbounds pass on the far right wing and hit a contested 35-footer. Boston outscored Milwaukee 14-8 in the extra period. Terry Rozier added 23 points, four rebounds and three assists for Boston in his first career playoff s tart. Jaylen Brown finished with 20 points. Rookie Jayson Tatum added 19 points and 10 rebounds. Rozier said he knows heÂs under a spotlight this postseason with Kyrie Irving out for the season following his recent knee surgery. ÂI just know I gotta step up,ÂŽ he said. ÂI know I gotta fill big shoes. I donÂt feel no pressure. IÂm glad to be in this position.ÂŽ Game 2 in the best-of-seven series is Tuesday night in Boston. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 35 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists before fouling out in overtime. Middleton had 31 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Malcolm Brogdon scored all 16 of his points after halftime.PACERS 98, CAVALIERS 80: Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off ClevelandÂs second-half rally for a stunning victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference series, handing LeBron James and the CavaliersÂ their Â“ rst loss in the opening round in eight years. Indiana was in control from the outset, opening a 21-point lead in the Â“ rst quarter and leading by 23 in the third. The Cavs stormed back and got within seven, but Oladipo hit a big 3-pointer and Bojan Bogdanovic helped put Cleveland away with a 3 to make it 88-71. The Pacers completely outplayed the three-time defending conference champions, whose turbulent regular season has carried over into the playoffs. Game 2 is Wednesday night. THUNDER 116, JAZZ 108: Paul George scored 36 points to help Oklahoma City beat Utah in Game 1 of the Western Conference series. George set an Oklahoma City playoff record with eight 3-pointers, blowing past the previous record of Â“ ve. He made 8 of 11 shots from long range, and 13 of 20 shots overall. It was his Â“ rst playoff game with the Thunder since being acquired in a trade with Indiana in the offseason. Russell Westbrook had 29 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, and Carmelo Anthony added 15 points for the Thunder Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell had 27 points and 10 rebounds, but he left in the second half with left foot soreness. He returned in the fourth quarter but was noticeably hobbling. Game 2 is Wednesday night in Oklahoma City.NBA ROUNDUPCeltics survive wild Â“ nish, hold o Bucks in overtimeAP PHOTOThe Boston CelticsÂ Al Horford (42) defends against the Milwaukee BucksÂ Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first quarter of Game 1 of an NBA first-round playoff series Sunday in Boston. Associated PressPHILADELPHIA Â„ Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists and Matt Murray stopped 26 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. Two of the so-called fiercest rivals in the NHL have provided three lopsided games: PittsburghÂs 7-0 win in Game 1 and PhiladelphiaÂs 5-1 victory in Game 2 could about qualify as nailbitters in this series. Game 3 is Wednesday night in Philadelphia. Crosby scored his fourth goal of the series in the first period, and Derick Brassard, Evgeni Malkin and Brian Dumoulin scored in the second to make it 4-0. Malkin and Dumoulin scored 5 seconds apart. Justin Schultz made it 5-1 in the third on PittsburghÂs third power-play goal of the game. Brian Elliott, yanked in Game 1, had another rough outing and might need to borrow fellow Wells Fargo Center tenant Joel EmbiidÂs black mask to have a better look at the puck.WILD 6, JETS 2: Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise scored power-play goals in the Â“ rst period for the spark Minnesota was missing on the road, and the Wild used a four-goal second to roar back against Winnipeg the Western Conference series. The Wild will try to tie the best-of-seven series 2-2 in Game 4 at home Tuesday night. Jordan Greenway scored his Â“ rst NHL goal just 20 seconds after Eric Staal sent a wrist shot past past a struggling Connor Hellebuyck, who was pulled for Steve Mason at the second intermission. Matt Dumba and Marcus Foligno bookended the furious middle frame with goals for the Wild, who won a postseason home game for only the second time in their last nine contests. Mikko Koivu and Nick Seeler each had two assists and Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves, keeping the crowd loud all night. Blake Wheeler and Tyler Myers scored for the Jets.NHL ROUNDUP Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins over FlyersAP PHOTOThe Pittsburgh PenguinsÂ Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL first-round playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday in Philadelphia.
Jane and Henry Richard, siblings of the youngest victim Martin Richard, and members of the familyÂs foundation, also spoke. Henry Richard urged those listening to follow MartinÂs message to Âchoose kindness and do more.ÂŽ The familyÂs foundation was founded in 2014 to connect young people with opportunities for volunteerism and community engagement. Victim Lu LingziÂs uncle, Sherman Yee, was present at the ceremony and private gathering. He said, ÂThe family has been overwhelmed by love and support from all over the world.ÂÂŽ He called Lingzi an Âextraordinary girlÂŽ who represented the youth that come to the U.S. from China to study. ÂWhile she didnÂt realize her dreams, as her family we invest in the youths through our foundation to keep her memory going,ÂŽ he said. The bombs also killed 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, of Arlington. Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier was killed in the line of duty during a confrontation with bomber Tamerlan Tzarneav. Roxanne Simmonds was at commemorative ceremonies to honor her son, fallen Boston police officer Dennis Simmonds. Simmonds suffered a head injury on April 19, 2013, during a shootout with Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev as law enforcement closed in on them. He suffered a fatal brain aneurysm a year later assessed to be the result of his injuries from the explosive device. Roxanne Simmonds said ÂDJÂŽ was Âbrilliant and fearless Â„ he just loved Boston.ÂŽ The youngest graduate of his class at Lasell College, Dennis Simmonds worked in Mattapan as an officer. ÂIt was important for him to be in a community with men and women who look like him,ÂŽ his mother said. ÂIndividuals of color working hard to make sure their communities were safe.ÂŽ She praised Walsh, saying that it was obvious how significant the victims are to the mayor. Arreen Andrew, of Boston, said she was in the crowd across the stand when the first bomb went off in 2013. ÂIt was sheer panic,ÂŽ she recalled. ÂJust this sense of ÂNo, this canÂt happen to us.ÂÂŽ Five years later, while the day is still a reminder of some painful memories, she said it has also become a day about the relationships that have since been formed and Âreformed and recreated our entire community.ÂŽ For some, such an anniversary is about planting the seeds of change. Forty-threeyear-old Heather Abbott of Newport, Rhode Island hosted a fundraiser for her foundation that supports amputees. Abbott was outside of Forum, a restaurant by the finish line, when the impact of the second bomb blew her through the entrance of the building. Former New England Patriots lineman Matt Chatham and his wife Erin were in the restaurant, and carried Abbott to safety. After three surgeries in four days, AbbottÂs left leg was amputated below the knee. Her recovery was long, but in 2014, Abbott started her own foundation to help amputees with financial difficulties afford prosthetics and expensive co-payments. ÂI want to make some changes in the world of health insurance and help them understand why people need these devices,ÂŽ said Abbott. Abbott says the foundation has given out 19 prosthetic devices out so far. ÂThey can cost from $15,000 to as much as $100,000,ÂŽ she said.By TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressGregg Popovich and Erik Spoelstra have copious amounts of championship jewelry in their possessions, and their teams committing to the level of defense necessary to win in the postseason is a major reason why thatÂs the case. Vastly improved defense will be what both coaches demand Â„ or at least hope for Â„ on Monday. PopovichÂs San Antonio Spurs just didnÂt have enough answers for Golden State in Game 1 of their Western Conference series, and SpoelstraÂs Miami Heat offered Philadelphia absolutely no resistance in a second-half meltdown that opened their Eastern Conference series. The Warriors and 76ers are both looking to take 2-0 leads when those matchups resume on their respective home floors. ÂWe understand that we are not favorites,ÂŽ San AntonioÂs Manu Ginobili said. ÂWe are underdogs. We talked about it, and to get a win here, weÂve got to overachieve. WeÂve got to do better than we think we can do, even. So weÂll fight as hard as we can in Game 2.ÂŽ That will have to be a mantra for both the Spurs and the Heat. The Spurs allowed Golden State to shoot 54 percent in what became a 113-92 playoff-opening win for the defending NBA champions. Game 1 in Philadelphia was even more one-sided, as the 76ers closed the game on a 74-40 run in what ended up as a 130-103 rout Â„ the most points that any Heat team has allowed in any postseason game. ÂWe have to learn from it,ÂŽ Miami guard Dwyane Wade said. ÂItÂs a sevengame series. They beat our butt in the first one. But at the end of the day, theyÂre up 1-0 no matter which way they did it. We definitely have to make adjustments. We canÂt go into the game saying, ÂOh, theyÂre not going to make those shots again.ÂÂŽA look at Monday nightÂs matchups:HEAT AT 76ERS, Philadelphia leads 1-0. Game 2, 8 p.m., TNT. Need to know: Philadelphia has now won 17 consecutive games, as well as 24 of its last 25 at home (not counting a ÂhomeÂŽ loss in London to Boston), and is coming off its fourth outing of 130 points or more this season. ÂIf thatÂs the way itÂs going to be, then weÂve got to conquer it,ÂŽ Spoelstra said. ÂWeÂve got to Â“ nd a way.ÂŽ Keep an eye on: Miami will have to change how it attacks screens and gets out on PhiladelphiaÂs shooters, but thatÂs obviously easier said than done. Philadelphia will be brimming with conÂ“ dence, and rightly so. 76ers coach Brett Brown knows the Heat will make adjustments, and itÂll be incumbent on him to react on the Â” y in Game 2. Injury update: 76ers star center Joel Embiid was released from the NBAÂs concussion protocol Sunday, but he will not play in Game 2. HeÂs recovering from surgery to repair an orbital fracture. For Miami, point guard Goran Dragic played Saturday through a sore right knee that has dogged him for a couple weeks. Pressure is on: It was just one game, but Miami knows it canÂt have a combined 13-for-40 shooting effort from its starting lineup again, or see Hassan Whiteside Â„ the $23 million center Â„ be a complete nonfactor while playing only 12 minutes. SPURS AT WARRIORS, Golden State leads 1-0. Game 2, 10:30 p.m., TNT. Need to know: When Golden State senses a chance to grab command, it usually pounces Â„ as evidenced by how the Warriors are 8-0 in their last eight Game 2s. The Spurs have never dropped six consecutive postseason games under Popovich, though that streak will likely be seriously tested unless San Antonio comes up with some very different ideas very quickly. Keep an eye on: San Antonio likely needs to get LaMarcus Aldridge going very early, to see if he can get in the rhythm that avoided him in Game 1. For Golden State, Klay Thompson bided his time in Game 1 and wound up shooting 11 for 13 Â„ playing a brilliant game, getting teammates open with hard cuts in the early going before the ball found him. Injury update: Warriors star Stephen Curry and Spurs star Kawhi Leonard both remain out, but thereÂs no new major issues for either team. Pressure is on: Oddly, itÂs probably more on the Warriors than the Spurs. Golden State lost 10 of its Â“ nal 17 regular-season games, and doesnÂt want to see this series open with a split that will see the return of ÂwhatÂs wrong with the Warriors?ÂŽ questions. The Sun / Monday, April 16, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3AP PHOTOMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, center, stands with the mother of Krystle Campbell, Patricia Campbell, second from right, following a wreath-laying ceremony at the Boston Marathon finish line where Krystle Campbell was killed by an explosion in the 2013 bombing, Sunday, in Boston. winning the past two editions of the Hobart International on hard courts in Australia. Sunday was a relatively simple end to the rain-hit tournament for the 22-year-old Mertens after her long Saturday shift of three-set victories in the quarterfinals and semifinals. Sabalenka, ranked No. 61, is now 0-2 in tournament finals. She hit 24 winners Sunday but also had 35 unforced errors.TENNISFrom Page 1Larson seemed to have fo und his groove on the track before the third and final red flag came out. NASCAR waited about an hour before officially postponing the race with a forecast of steady rain for the remainder of Sunday night. ÂItÂs hard to get a rhythm with all the rain and stuff and then getting out of your car and getting back in,ÂŽ Larson said. Larson liked the speed of his car, but said the track was slick. ÂThere is only a little line there on the bottom that has got some grip,ÂŽ said Larson, who normally likes to run on the high side of the Bristol track. ÂIf you get out of it, itÂs slick. If you get below it, itÂs slick. So, itÂs been fun, but itÂs kind of hard to guess where you need to position your car there for a little while.ÂŽ Some drivers wonÂt have to worry about coming back Monday. Ryan Blaney was dominant early in the No. 12 Ford, leading 99 laps of the first 119 laps before getting caught up in wreck that left his car in shambles. It happened on turn three when Chris Buescher and Trevor Bayne, who were fighting to stay on the lead lap, got tangled up in front of Blaney, leaving him nowhere to maneuver. ÂBy the time I got away from the car right in front of me they were already turned right up the race track and I was already going to the top,ÂŽ of the track,ÂŽ Blaney said. ÂI kind of saw them spinning low and I thought that top was going to be OK and then they slid back up and got us. That stinks. I thought we had a good car and nothing to show for it.ÂŽNASCARFrom Page 1Bryson DeChambeau (66) and L ist (72) were tied for third. Third-round leader PoulterÂs bid for a second tour title in three weeks ended with a 75 and a tie for seventh. Starting times for the final round were moved up because of a forecast for bad weather. Kodaira won $1.206 million. HeÂll be exempt on the PGA Tour through the 2019-20 season. The tournament appeared in steady hands with Kim, whose bulldog focus and shot-making held everyone off to win The Players Championship last May. But the 22-year-old from South Korea faltered over his final nine holes of regulation, with three bogeys to fall into the tie with Kodaira. Kim had the chance to win in regulation but missed a six-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole. Kodaira said that was the most nervous he was during his wait of about an hour before the playoff. Kodaira might have had a few butterflies on the final playoff hole as Kim had a 21-foot birdie tr y to extend things, but he came up short. Kim thought the increased winds slowed down the greens, making putts more difficult on the final nine holes. ÂBut I tried my best and the putts didnÂt drop,ÂŽ Kim said. ÂIt is what it is.ÂŽ Poulter, who dramatically won the Houston Open two weeks ago for his first tour win in more than five years, had six bogeys Sunday after making just two in his first three rounds. Kodaira was the hardest charged and few even realized until the final threesome of Kim, Poulter and List all came back to the pack. Kodaira became the sixth straight RBC Heritage champion who was three strokes down or more at the start of the final round. Playing Harbour Town for the first time, Kodaira opened with a 73, then followed with the tournamentÂs best round of the week, 63, on Friday. That game kicked in once more in the final round, with six birdies on the way to the playoff. DeChambeau, the 24-year-old secondround leader who fell apart with a Saturday 75, bounced back Sunda y with a 66 to finish two shots back. His roller coaster of a tournament played out again in the final round as he rose three shots to 9-under, then fell back to 7-under before closing with consecutive birdies on the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th holes. Dustin Johnson finished with his best round of the week, a 67, and tied for 16th, ensuring that he will stay at No. 1 in the world for at least the next two weeks. He will take the next three weeks off, starting with a vacation to the Bahamas Â„ÂŽIÂm headed there ri g ht now,ÂŽ he said, smiling Â„ until he returns to action at The Players Championship. Johnson said his problem this season has been on the greens, calling his putting subpar from what he expects. He said he plans to work things out over the break and Âwill be ready for the Players.ÂŽ Storms forecast for late Sunday afternoon and early evening forced the PGA Tour to move up start times to 7 a.m., with the leaders going off about two hours later. The weather, while overcast and windy at times, remained calm enough to get in the final round without disru p tion.GOLFFrom Page 1BOSTONFrom Page 1AP PHOTOSan Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, right, speaks with Derrick White during the second half in Game 1 Saturday in Oakland. AP PHOTOMiami HeatÂs Dwyane Wade, right, makes his move against Philadelphia 76ersÂ Dario Saric, left, of Croatia, during the first half in Game 1 Saturday in Philadelphia. NBA: PlayoffsHeat, Spurs looking for bounce-back e orts
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EÂ„Iannetta(1).LOBÂ„Colorado1, Washington8.2BÂ„Blackmon(3),Taylor 2(3).HRÂ„Blackmon(6),offStrasburg LeMahieu(5),offKelleyDesmond(4),off DoolittleHarper(7),offAnderson Wieters(2),offShaw.RBIsÂ„LeMahieu(9), Blackmon3(11),Gonzalez(10),Desmond (10),Harper(14),Wieters(3).SBÂ„Taylor (5).CSÂ„Wieters(1).SÂ„Strasburg. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Washington 6(Difo2,Zimmerman3,Taylor).RISPÂ„ Colorado2for3Washington0for8. RunnersmovedupÂ„Iannetta,Sierra. GIDPÂ„Sierra. DPÂ„Colorado1(LeMahieu,Story, Desmond). COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA A nderson4.223166944.74 S enzatela.10000058.64 S haw.221121253.86 McGee1.10 0011142.25 Ottavino,W,3-0111102150.93 Davis,S,7-810 0010202.45 W ASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Strasburg64 4415883.08 Kintzler100002119.00 Kelley.21 110093.18 Solis.10000064.05 Doolittle,L,0-111 1103223.38 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Senzatela3-2, McGee3-0.HBPÂ„Ottavino(Wieters).WPÂ„ A nderson,Shaw,Ottavino.PBÂ„Iannetta(1). UmpiresÂ„Home,JerryMealsFirst,BenMay Second,RonKulpaThird,GabeMorales. T Â„3:14.AÂ„25,462(41,313).PHILLIES10,RAYS4PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandezdh421111.275 S antana1b400012.154 Herreracf310020.327 Hoskinslf221120.326 Kingery2b512301.280 Franco3b511200.237 A ltherrrf511302.083 Knappc411001.190 Florimonss411001.222 T OTALS361081068 T AMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. S pandh412210.225 Gomezrf500002.175 Kiermaiercf111000.163 Fieldcf402001.286 Cron1b411001.216 S mithlf512101.350 Duffy3b501001.254 W endle2b200011.263 S ucrec402102.313 Robertsonss400001.261 T OTALS384114210 PHILADELPHIA004010050Â„1082 T AMPABAY200100010Â„4111 EÂ„Hoskins(1),Kingery(1),Robertson (2).LOBÂ„Philadelphia6,TampaBay11. 2BÂ„Kingery(7),Florimon(1),Field(1). 3 BÂ„Smith(2).HRÂ„Altherr(2),offKittredge Span(1),offLively.RBIsÂ„Hernandez(5), Hoskins(11),Kingery3(12),Franco2(15), A ltherr3(8),Span2(10),Smith(3),Sucre (2).SBÂ„Hoskins(3),Wendle(1),Sucre(1). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„ Philadelphia3(Kingery,Franco,Altherr) T ampaBay7(Span2,Gomez2,Smith,Duffy, Robertson).RISPÂ„Philadelphia5for14 T ampaBay2for12. RunnersmovedupÂ„Santana2,Herrera. GIDPÂ„Gomez. DPÂ„Philadelphia1(Florimon,Kingery, S antana). PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Lively473305665.87 Milner.10000022.70 Rios,W,2-01.120001212.08 Garcia,H,21.100000113.24 Morgan011010134.26 Ramos21 0014390.00 TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Yarbrgh,L,0-14.23 5222882.84 Andriese2.112223438.31 Kittredge14 3302305.59 Roe100021223.86 Andriesepitchedto2battersinthe8th. Morganpitchedto3battersinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Garcia2-0, Ramos3-1,Andriese1-1,Kittredge 2-2.HBPÂ„Yarbrough(Hoskins),Rios2 (Cron,Wendle). UmpiresÂ„Home,D.J.ReyburnFirst,Sam HolbrookSecond,RyanBlakneyThird,Jim Wolf. TÂ„3:34.AÂ„19,841(42,735).METS3,BREWERS2MILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Villar2b300022.280 Thames1b200002.222 Aguilar1b311000.421 Caincf110031.273 Shaw3b400001.266 Santanarf401002.281 Perezlf401000.167 Arciass300002.167 Jeffressp000000--b-Braunph100000.180 Jenningsp0000001.000 Albersp000000--Bandyc401003.208 Chacinp200001.000 Williamsp000000--Sogardss200002.161 TOTALS33240516 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Nimmorf523101.400 Confortocf401011.250 Cespedeslf500002.190 Frazier3b301122.295 Flores1b411110.200 Rosarioss200011.233 Reyes2b400001.000 Nidoc200001.000 a-Bruceph000010.239 Lobatonc100001.167 Syndergaardp301001.125 Gsellmanp000000.000 Ramosp000000--Blevinsp000000--Roblesp000000--c-Cabreraph100000.315 Familiap000000--TOTALS34373611 MILWAUKEE000002000Â„241 NEWYORK100001001Â„372 Twooutswhenwinningrunscored. a-pinchhitforNidointhe5th.b-Â”iedout forJeffressinthe8th.c-Â”iedoutforRobles inthe8th. EÂ„Villar(3),Flores(1),Rosario(2).LOBÂ„ Milwaukee9,NewYork12.2BÂ„Syndergaard (1).3BÂ„Nimmo(1).HRÂ„Nimmo(1),off WilliamsFlores(2),offAlbers.RBIsÂ„Nimmo (1),Frazier(9),Flores(4).SBÂ„Villar(3), Perez(1). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Milwaukee 6(Shaw2,Santana,Arcia,Chacin,Aguilar) NewYork7(Nimmo,Cespedes,Rosario, Reyes2,Syndergaard2).RISPÂ„Milwaukee1 for10NewYork1for10. RunnersmovedupÂ„Arcia,Aguilar,Flores, Reyes. MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Chacin45 1134855.60 Williams1.21 1132314.50 Jeffress1.100002201.00 Jennings10 0002172.08 Albers,L,2-1.211101152.16 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Syndergaard5.12101111012.95 Gsellman,BS,2-212 1012221.08 Ramos.10 0020140.00 Blevins.10000030.00 Robles10 000182.57 Familia,W,1-010 0012200.00 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Jeffress1-0, Gsellman1-1,Ramos1-0,Blevins3-0.HBPÂ„ Williams(Rosario).WPÂ„Ramos. UmpiresÂ„Home,HunterWendelstedtFirst, ChrisGuccioneSecond,DaveRackleyThird, LarryVanover. TÂ„3:28.AÂ„26,035(41,922).PIRATES7,MARLINS3PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Harrison2b100000.263 1-Frazierpr-2b310000.250 Vazquezp000000--Polancorf511002.218 Martecf545100.305 Bell1b513302.305 Dickersonlf402200.358 Cervellic301102.283 Moran3b401000.310 Rodriguezss-2b300012.176 Novap300002.000 Felizp000000--c-Freeseph100001.263 Kontosp000000--Mercerss000000.227 TOTALS377137111 MIAMIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Shuckrf311000.500 Guerrerop000000--Tazawap000000--Rojasss401002.288 Castro2b401000.295 Dietrich1b-lf401001.288 Anderson3b400100.268 Maybinlf-rf411003.244 Brinsoncf400003.131 Wallachc400002.129 Urenap100001.000 a-Telisph101000.214 Despaignep000000.333 b-Bourph-1b211201.226 TOTALS35373013 PITTSBURGH003010201Â„7131 MIAMI100000200Â„370 a-singledforUrenainthe5th.b-homered forDespaigneinthe7th.c-struckoutfor Felizinthe8th. 1-ranforHarrisoninthe3rd. EÂ„Frazier(1).LOBÂ„Pittsburgh8,Miami6. 2BÂ„Bell(4),Maybin(4).HRÂ„Marte(3),off TazawaBour(4),offNova.RBIsÂ„Marte(6), Bell3(10),Dickerson2(12),Cervelli(12), Anderson(10),Bour2(10).SFÂ„Dickerson, Cervelli. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Pittsburgh 3(Rodriguez2,Nova)Miami2(Maybin2). RISPÂ„Pittsburgh3for8Miami2for7. RunnersmovedupÂ„Anderson. LIDPÂ„Dickerson. DPÂ„Miami1(Bour). PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Nova,W,2-16.2633091064.88 Feliz,H,3.10 000185.68 Kontos,H,211 0001174.50 Vazquez100002124.50 MIAMIIPHRERBBSONPERA Urena,L,0-358 4415905.57 Despaigne232203415.14 Guerrero10 0002137.27 Tazawa121101101.86 HBPÂ„Urena(Harrison),Nova(Shuck), Despaigne(Cervelli).WPÂ„Nova.PBÂ„ Wallach(1). UmpiresÂ„Home,AndyFletcherFirst,Manny GonzalezSecond,JeffNelsonThird,Laz Diaz. TÂ„3:03.AÂ„10,621(36,742).REDSOX3,ORIOLES1BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Mancinilf411001.286 Gentrycf201021.273 Machadoss401100.308 Jonesdh400001.221 Valencia3b200010.130 b-Alvarezph100001.292 Davis1b400003.132 Beckham2b300002.175 Santanderrf300003.190 Josephc200001.097 a-Siscoph-c100001.276 TOTALS30131314 BOSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. BradleyJr.rf410000.191 Benintendicf403100.269 Ramirezdh400002.333 Martinezlf310012.268 Moreland1b413000.296 Devers3b301012.250 Vazquezc400002.214 Holt2b401000.167 Linss402100.500 TOTALS34310228 BALTIMORE100000000Â„131 BOSTON00001200XÂ„3100 a-struckoutforJosephinthe8th.b-struck outforValenciainthe9th. EÂ„Valencia(2).LOBÂ„Baltimore5,Boston9. 2BÂ„Machado(5),Benintendi(4),Moreland 2(4),Lin(2).3BÂ„Benintendi(2).RBIsÂ„ Machado(9),Benintendi(9),Lin(1).SBÂ„ Gentry(4),BradleyJr.(2),Benintendi(2). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Baltimore2 (Machado,Valencia)Boston6(BradleyJr.2, Ramirez2,Vazquez,Holt).RISPÂ„Baltimore 0for3Boston4for13. RunnersmovedupÂ„Jones. BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Bundy,L,0-25.27 3126941.40 Bleier2.130002300.75 BOSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Sale521128931.23 Hembree,W,2-021 0002234.50 Barnes,H,310 0012204.05 Kimbrel,S,5-5100002150.00 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Bleier2-0. WPÂ„Bundy2. UmpiresÂ„Home,GaryCederstromFirst, EricCooperSecond,CoryBlaser;Third,Stu Scheurwater. TÂ„2:54.AÂ„32,489(37,731).CARDINALS3,REDS2ST.LOUISABRHBIBBSOAVG. Fowlerrf400002.183 Phamcf401000.322 Carpenter3b400002.160 Norrisp000000--Martinez1b411001.364 Molinac302100.288 Garciass-3b210010.300 Baderlf211210.188 Wong2b300000.150 Martinezp200001.222 b-Munozph100000.111 Lyonsp000000--DeJongss000000.246 TOTALS2935326 CINCINNATIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hamiltoncf511102.170 Perazass301011.255 Votto1b300011.236 Gennett2b400002.306 Duvalllf412100.160 Barnhartc201020.278 1-Winkerpr000000.250 Blandino3b400001.067 Ervinrf300003.179 Baileyp200002.125 a-Gosselinph100001.118 Garrettp000000--Hughesp000000--c-Mesoracoph000000.250 TOTALS31252413 ST.LOUIS020000100Â„353 CINCINNATI000000011Â„250 a-struckoutforBaileyinthe7th.bgroundedoutforMartinezinthe8th.c-hit bypitchforHughesinthe9th. 1-ranforBarnhartinthe9th. EÂ„Garcia(1),Wong(1),Martinez(1). LOBÂ„St.Louis1,Cincinnati8.2BÂ„Martinez (4),Peraza(4),Duvall(2).HRÂ„Bader(1), offBaileyHamilton(1),offLyonsDuvall (3),offNorris.RBIsÂ„Molina(12),Bader2 (2),Hamilton(3),Duvall(8).CSÂ„Pham(3), Bader(1). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Cincinnati 4(Hamilton,Gennett,Duvall,Ervin).RISPÂ„ St.Louis1for1Cincinnati0for9. RunnersmovedupÂ„Blandino.GIDPÂ„Votto, Blandino. DPÂ„St.Louis2(Garcia,Wong,Martinez), (Wong,Garcia,Martinez). ST.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Martinez,W,2-172004111081.75 Lyons,H,411 1100145.40 Norris,S,3-312 1102222.35 CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA Bailey,L,0-3743324903.42 Garrett1.210002170.00 Hughes.10 000042.57 HBPÂ„Martinez(Ervin),Norris(Mesoraco). WPÂ„Martinez. UmpiresÂ„Home,AlanPorterFirst,Bill MillerSecond,AngelHernandezThird,Todd Tichenor. TÂ„2:40.AÂ„15,557(42,319).ATHLETICS2,MARINERS1OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. 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Taylorcf512302.230 Seagerss411010.200 Kemplf310013.300 Pedersonlf100000.154 Bellinger1b512001.309 Puigrf411201.222 Barnesc211021.250 Utley2b111120.333 Hernandez3b300101.167 Kershawp300002.200 TOTALS3278779 ARIZONA000000101Â„241 LOSANGELES01312000XÂ„781 E_Ahmed(1),Hernandez(1).LOB_Arizona 2,LosAngeles8.2B_Peralta(4),Taylor(2), Utley(2).HR_Goldschmidt(4),offKershaw Taylor(3),offGodley.RBIs_Goldschmidt (10),Taylor3(8),Puig2(4),Utley(6), Hernandez(6).SF_Hernandez. Runnersleftinscoringposition_Arizona 1(Marte)LosAngeles6(Seager,Puig, Kershaw4).RISP_Arizona0for1Los Angeles3for10. Runnersmovedup_Bellinger. ARIZONAIPHRERBBSONPERA GodleyL,2-145 6564933.00 Bracho33 1107383.00 DeLaRosa100002111.69 LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Kershaw72110121001.73 Baez10 0002151.23 Stripling12 1110180.87 Godleypitchedto1batterinthe5th. Inheritedrunners-scored_Bracho1-1. Umpires_Home,TrippGibsonFirst,Brian GormanSecond,DanIassognaThird,Adrian Johnson.PADRES10,GIANTS1SANFRANCISCOABRHBIBBSOAVG. 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EÂ„Panik(1).LOBÂ„SanFrancisco6,San Diego9.2BÂ„Longoria(5),Sandoval(1), Pirela(7),Villanueva(4),Spangenberg (3).3BÂ„Pirela(2).HRÂ„Villanueva(5), offOsich.RBIsÂ„Belt(4),Pirela3(10), Galvis(7),Cordero(3),Villanueva3(11), Spangenberg(4).SBÂ„Pirela(2),Cordero (1),Spangenberg(1).SFÂ„Belt. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„San Francisco3(Hundley,Belt,Tomlinson) SanDiego4(Villanueva,Asuaje2,Hedges). RISPÂ„SanFrancisco0for8SanDiego5for 15. RunnersmovedupÂ„Panik.GIDPÂ„Panik, Hedges. DPÂ„SanFrancisco1(Tomlinson,Panik,Belt) SanDiego1(Headley,Galvis). SANFRANCISCOIPHRERBBSONPERA Beede,L,0-13.26 5536798.22 Moronta.10000040.00 Osich1.232212406.14 Law1.123233465.40 Strickland100001131.29 SANDIEGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Lucchesi,W,2-0651109881.66 Lyles110001101.74 McGrath21 0012296.00 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Moronta1-0,Law 1-0.HBPÂ„Osich(Headley). UmpiresÂ„Home,MikeMuchlinskiFirst,Mike WintersSecond,TimTimmonsThird,Rob Drake. TÂ„3:09.AÂ„34,316(42,445).BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSRedSox3,Orioles1: AndrewBenintendigotthreehitsandtheBoston RedSoxextendedthebeststartin their118-yearhistory. Phillies10,Rays4: AaronAltherrhit athree-runhomer,ScottKingeryhad athree-rundoubleandPhiladelphia wonitssixthinarow. Mets3,Brewers2: WilmerFloreshit agame-winninghomerunwithtwo outsinthebottomoftheninthinning andNewYorkimprovedthebest startinteamhistoryto12-2. Rockies6,Nationals5: IanDesmond hitatiebreaking,two-outhomerin theninthinningagainsthisformer team,CharlieBlackmondrovein threerunsandColoradoralliedto beatWashington. Pirates7,Marlins3: StarlingMarte went5for5withaninth-inning homertohelpPittsburghbeatMiami. Cardinals3,Reds2: CarlosMartinez struckoutaseason-high11batters insevenshutoutinnings. Athletics2,Mariners1: SeanManaea pitchedsevenstronginningsandJed Lowriehitanearlytwo-runhomerof f FelixHernandeztoleadOakland. Padres10,Giants1: JoeyLucchesi struckoutnineinsixinnings,fellow rookieChristianVillanuevahomered, doubledanddroveinthreeruns,and thePadrescruised. Dodgers7,Diamondbacks2: Clayton Kershawstruckout12andpitched two-hitballoverseveninnings. LATEGAMES TexasatHouston POSTPONED N.Y.YankeesatDetroit(DH) AtlantaatChicagoCubs TorontoatCleveland ChicagoWhiteSoxatMinnesota L.A.AngelsatKansasCityTODAYÂSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAM2017VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ColoradoMarquez(R)0-14.972-12-012.02.25 PittsburghBrault(L)7:05p2-03.461-10-01.018.00 St.LouisWainwright(R)0-25.060-21-119.21.83 ChicagoChatwood(R)7:05p0-24.910-20-01.09.00 WashingtonCole(R)0-112.000-20-16.01.50 NewYorkdeGrom(R)7:10p2-03.063-03-234.12.36 PhiladelphiaNola(R)1-01.961-22-015.01.20 AtlantaTeheran(R)7:35p0-17.072-11-223.15.79 CincinnatiCastillo(R)0-27.310-31-013.21.98 MilwaukeeSuter(L)7:40p1-14.701-20-012.06.00 LosAngelesRyu(L)1-02.791-10-05.05.40 SanDiegoPerdomo(R)10:10p1-14.911-20-16.07.50AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA BaltimoreCashner(R)1-12.501-21-112.03.75 BostonJohnson(L)11:05a1-02.701-00-00.00.00 KansasCitySkoglund(L)0-19.640-10-00.00.00 TorontoGarcia(L)7:07p1-03.182-00-00.00.00 TexasPerez(L)1-111.881-10-05.09.00 TampaBaySnell(L)7:10p1-13.601-20-00.00.00 ChicagoLopez(R)0-10.690-20-00.00.00 OaklandMengden(R)10:05p1-26.191-20-00.00.00 HoustonKeuchel(L)0-24.201-23-020.21.31 SeattlePaxton(L)10:10p0-15.741-22-121.11.69INTERLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA MiamiSmith(L)0-14.731-20-00.00.00 N.Y.YankeesTanaka(R)6:35p2-15.192-10-00.00.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamÂsRecordingamesstartedbytodayÂspitcher. VSOPP-PitcherÂsrecordversusthisopponent. THISDATEINBASEBALL1929: ClevelandÂsEarlAverillbecametheÂ“rstAmericanLeagueplayertohitahomeruninhisÂ“rstmajor leagueplateappearance.TheIndianswon5-4in11 inningsonCarlLindÂsdouble. 1935: BabeRuth,40,madeasensationalNational LeaguedebutinBoston.HissingleandhomeroffCarl HubbellledtheBravesovertheGiants4-2. 1940: BobFellerofClevelanddefeatedtheChicago WhiteSox1-0intheonlyopeningdayno-hitterinmajor leaguehistory.SATURDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague N.Y.YankeesatDetroit,ppd. ChicagoWhiteSoxatMinnesota,ppd. TorontoatCleveland,ppd. Boston10,Baltimore3 Texas6,Houston5,10innings L.A.Angels5,KansasCity3 Seattle10,Oakland8 NationalLeague Washington6,Colorado2 St.Louis6,Cincinnati1 ChicagoCubs14,Atlanta10 Milwaukee5,N.Y.Mets1 Pittsburgh1,Miami0 SanDiego5,SanFrancisco4 Arizona9,L.A.Dodgers1 Interleague Philadelphia9,TampaBay4 TUESDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague BaltimoreatDetroit,6:40p.m. KansasCityatToronto,7:07p.m. Clevelandvs.MinnesotaatSanJuan,, 7:10p.m. TexasatTampaBay,7:10p.m. ChicagoWhiteSoxatOakland,10:05p.m. BostonatL.A.Angels,10:07p.m. HoustonatSeattle,10:10p.m. NationalLeague ColoradoatPittsburgh,7:05p.m. WashingtonatN.Y.Mets,7:10p.m. PhiladelphiaatAtlanta,7:35p.m. CincinnatiatMilwaukee,7:40p.m. St.LouisatChicagoCubs,8:05p.m. SanFranciscoatArizona,9:40p.m. L.A.DodgersatSanDiego,10:10p.m. Interleague MiamiatN.Y.Yankees,6:35p.m.BASEBALLCALENDARAPRIL17-18: Clevelandvs.Minnesotaat SanJuan,PuertoRico. MAY16-17: OwnersÂmeetings,NewYork. JUNE4: Amateurdraftstarts. JUNE15: Internationalamateursigning periodcloses. JULY2: Internationalamateursigning periodopens. JULY6: Lastdaytosignforamateur draftpickssubjecttodeadline. JULY17: All-StarGame,Washington. JULY29: HallofFameinductions, Cooperstown,N.Y. JULY31: Lastdaytotradeaplayer withoutsecuringwaivers. OCT.2-3: Wild-cardgames. DEC.10-13: Winter meetin g s,LasVe g as. TOPTEN A MERICANLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. MauerMin1034614.412 CanoSea12371215.405 BettsBos14511618.353 SeguraSea12511118.353 AltuveHou1557920.351 MChapmanOak15571320.351 DGordonSea1252818.346 JudgeNYY14531318.340 LowrieOak1562721.339 HRamirezBos13511017.333 HomeRuns Trout,LosAngeles,6;Gallo,Texas,5;KDavis,Oakland,5; MChapman,Oakland,5;Davidson,Chicago,5;Upton,Los Angeles,4;Haniger,Seattle,4;Dozier,Minnesota,4;Diaz, Toronto,4;25tiedat3. NATIONALLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. RFlahertyAtl1241715.366 MartinezStL1655520.364 GrandalLAD1139614.359 DickersonPit13531019.358 SwansonAtl1356720.357 BryantChC1454919.352 DPeraltaAri12501117.340 HerreraPhi1349816.327 HoskinsPhi14431014.326 ZobristChC1343614.326 HomeRuns Harper,Washington,7;Blackmon,Colorado,6;Albies, Atlanta,5;Villanueva,SanDiego,5;LeMahieu,Colorado,5; Thames,Milwaukee,5;Molina,St.Louis,5;Polanco,Pittsbur g h,5;5tiedat4.
The Sun / Monday, April 16, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 5SCOREBOARD PRO BASKETBALLNBA PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TORONTO 1, WASHINGTON 0Saturday: Toronto 114, Toronto 106 Tuesday: Washington at Toronto, 7 p.m. Friday: Toronto at Washington, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Toronto at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Washington at Toronto, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Toronto at Washington, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Washington at Toronto, TBABOSTON 1, MILWAUKEE 0Sunday: Boston 113, Milwaukee 107, OT Tuesday: Milwaukee at Boston, 8 p.m. Friday: Boston at Milwaukee, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Boston at Milwaukee, 1 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Milwaukee at Boston, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Boston at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Milwaukee at Boston, TBACELTICS 113, BUCKS 107, OTMILWAUKEE (107) Middleton 12-20 2-2 31, Antetokounmpo 11-21 13-16 35, Henson 3-6 1-2 7, Bledsoe 4-12 1-2 9, Snell 1-4 0-0 2, Parker 1-5 0-0 2, Zeller 1-1 0-0 2, Terry 1-1 0-0 3, Brogdon 6-13 2-2 16, S.Brown 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-83 19-24 107. BOSTON (113) Tatum 8-18 2-2 19, Horford 5-8 13-14 24, Baynes 0-4 0-0 0, Rozier 7-18 5-6 23, J.Brown 9-19 0-0 20, Ojeleye 0-1 0-0 0, Morris 8-20 3-3 21, Monroe 0-2 1-2 1, Larkin 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 39-94 24-27 113.MILWAUKEE 17 30 19 33 8 Â„ 107 BOSTON 29 15 26 29 14 Â„ 1133-Point GoalsÂ„Milwaukee 8-21 (Middleton 5-7, Brogdon 2-6, Terry 1-1, Parker 0-1, Antetokounmpo 0-1, Bledsoe 0-2, Snell 0-3), Boston 11-26 (Rozier 4-9, Morris 2-4, J.Brown 2-5, Horford 1-2, Tatum 1-3, Larkin 1-3). Fouled OutÂ„ Bledsoe, Antetokounmpo. ReboundsÂ„Milwaukee 42 (Antetokounmpo 13), Boston 45 (Horford 12). AssistsÂ„Milwaukee 22 (Antetokounmpo 7), Boston 20 (J.Brown, Tatum, Horford 4). Total FoulsÂ„Milwaukee 31, Boston 21. AÂ„18,624 (18,624).PHILADELPHIA 1, MIAMI 0Saturday: Philadelphia 130, Miami 103 Today: Miami at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Thursday: Philadelphia at Miami, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Philadelphia at Miami, 2:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Miami at Philadelphia, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Philadelphia at Miami, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Miami at Philadelphia, TBAINDIANA 1, CLEVELAND 0Sunday: Indiana 98, Cleveland 80 Wednesday: Indiana at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Friday: Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Cleveland at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Indiana at Cleveland, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Cleveland at Indiana, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Indiana at Cleveland, TBAPACERS 98, CAVALIERS 80INDIANA (98) Bogdanovic 5-17 4-4 15, T.Young 3-4 1-2 7, Turner 6-9 3-4 16, Collison 2-9 1-2 6, Oladipo 11-19 4-8 32, Booker 1-1 1-2 3, Sabonis 2-4 0-0 4, Joseph 1-5 0-0 3, Stephenson 5-11 1-3 12. Totals 36-79 15-25 98. CLEVELAND (80) James 7-17 10-14 24, Green 0-7 0-0 0, Love 3-8 0-1 9, Hill 3-7 0-0 7, Hood 4-8 0-2 9, Nance Jr. 5-7 0-1 10, Osman 0-1 0-0 0, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Calderon 0-3 0-0 0, Clarkson 2-6 2-2 6, Smith 6-11 0-0 15, Korver 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 30-78 12-20 80.INDIANA 33 22 18 25 Â„ 98 CLEVELAND 14 24 27 15 Â„ 803-Point GoalsÂ„Indiana 11-28 (Oladipo 6-9, Joseph 1-1, Turner 1-2, Collison 1-4, Stephenson 1-4, Bogdanovic 1-6, Sabonis 0-2), Cleveland 8-34 (Smith 3-6, Love 3-6, Hill 1-3, Hood 1-4, Korver 0-2, Clarkson 0-3, Calderon 0-3, Green 0-3, James 0-4). Fouled OutÂ„None. ReboundsÂ„Indiana 44 (Turner 8), Cleveland 46 (Love 17). AssistsÂ„ Indiana 19 (Collison 6), Cleveland 21 (James 12). Total FoulsÂ„Indiana 21, Cleveland 23. TechnicalsÂ„Stephenson. AÂ„20,562 (20,562).WESTERN CONFERENCE HOUSTON VS. MINNESOTASunday: Minnesota at Houston, late Wednesday: Minnesota at Houston, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Houston at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23: Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Minnesota at Houston, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Houston at Minnesota, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Minnesota at Houston, TBAGOLDEN STATE 1, SAN ANTONIO 0Saturday: Golden State 113, San Antonio 92 Today: San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Thursday: Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Golden State at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: San Antonio at Golden State, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Golden State at San Antonio, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: San Antonio at Golden State, TBANEW ORLEANS 1, PORTLAND 0Saturday: New Orleans 97, Portland 95 Tuesday: New Orleans at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Thursday: Portland at New Orleans, 9 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Portland at New Orleans, 5 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: New Orleans at Portland, TBA x-Thursday, April 26: Portland at New Orleans, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: New Orleans at Portland, TBAOKLAHOMA CITY 1, UTAH 0Sunday: Oklahoma City 116, Utah 108 Wednesday: Utah at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Oklahoma City at Utah, 10 p.m. Monday, April 23: Oklahoma City at Utah, 10:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Oklahoma City at Utah, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBATHUNDER 116, JAZZ 108UTAH (108) Ingles 5-9 0-0 13, Favors 3-7 1-1 7, Gobert 6-8 2-6 14, Rubio 5-18 3-3 13, Mitchell 11-22 2-2 27, Crowder 3-10 4-4 13, OÂNeale 0-1 1-2 1, Jerebko 0-2 0-0 0, Udoh 0-0 0-0 0, Neto 0-0 0-0 0, Exum 4-6 2-2 10, Burks 4-4 0-0 10. Totals 41-87 15-20 108. OKLAHOMA CITY (116) George 13-20 2-2 36, Anthony 5-13 3-4 15, Adams 4-9 4-6 12, Westbrook 10-25 9-9 29, Brewer 2-3 2-2 7, Grant 2-4 0-0 4, Patterson 0-0 0-0 0, Felton 1-4 0-0 2, Ferguson 0-0 0-0 0, Abrines 4-7 0-0 11. Totals 41-85 20-23 116.UTAH 25 23 24 36 Â„ 108 OKLAHOMA CITY 25 29 27 35 Â„ 1163-Point GoalsÂ„Utah 11-28 (Ingles 3-5, Mitchell 3-7, C rowder 3-9, Burks 2-2, Jerebko 0-1, OÂNeale 0-1, Rubio 0-3), Oklahoma City 14-29 (George 8-11, Abrines 3-5, Anthony 2-7, Brewer 1-1, Felton 0-1, Westbrook 0-4). Fouled OutÂ„None. ReboundsÂ„Utah 42 (Mitchell 10), Oklahoma City 46 (Westbrook 13). AssistsÂ„Utah 18 (Rubio 5), Oklahoma City 16 (Westbrook 8). Total FoulsÂ„ Utah 21, Oklahoma City 19. AÂ„18,203 (18,203).ODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEat Chicago -139 St. Louis +129 at Pittsburgh -120 Colorado +110 at New York Off Washington Off at Atlanta Off Philadelphia Off at Milwaukee -136 Cincinnati +126 at San Diego Off Los Angeles OffAmerican Leagueat Oakland -140 Chicago +130 at Toronto -170 Kansas City +158 at Tampa Bay -155 Texas +145 Houston -125 at Seattle +115Interleagueat N.Y. Yankees -340 Miami +310NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Philadelphia 6 215 Miami at Golden State 9 205 San Antonio Tuesdayat Toronto 7 215 Washington at Boston 3 197 Milwaukee at Portland 6 214 New OrleansNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Stanley Cup PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Toronto -113 Boston +103 Tampa Bay -136 at New Jersey +126 Nashville -160 at Colorado +150 at San Jose -136 Anaheim +126 Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES Â„ Optioned LHP Donnie Hart to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP David Hess from Norfolk. Returned Rule 5 draft pick LHP Nestor Cortes Jr. to the N.Y. Yankees. KANSAS CITY ROYALS Â„ Sent C Salvador Perez to Northwest Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment. MINNESOTA TWINS Â„ Recalled RHP Alan Busenitz from Rochester (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES Â„ Optioned RHP Luis Cessa to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Assigned OF Shane Robinson outright to Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre. OAKLAND ATHLETICS Â„ Sent SS Chad Pinder to Stockton (Cal) for a rehab assignment. TEXAS RANGERS Â„ Signed 3B Nick Noonan to a minor league contract. Claimed INF Renato Nunez off waivers from Oakland. Transferred RHP Tim Lincecum to the 60-day DL.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Â„ Placed RHP Taijuan Walker on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Silvino Bracho from Reno (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS Â„ Sent RHP Scott Schlebler to Louisville (IL) and RHP Kevin Shackelford to Pensacola (SL) for rehab assignments. COLORADO ROCKIES Â„ Sent RHP Jeff Hoffman to Albuquerque (PCL) for a rehab assignment. LOS ANGELES DODGERS Â„ Placed INF Logan Forsythe on the 10-day DL. Assigned RHP Dylan Baker outright to Tulsa (TL). Recalled INF Breyvic Valera from Oklahoma City (PCL). MIAMI MARLINS Â„ Sent C J.T. Realmuto to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment. MILWAUKEE BREWERS Â„ Assigned RHP J.J. Hoover outright to Colorado Springs (PCL). NEW YORK METS Â„ Reinstated 1B Dominic Smith from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Las Vegas (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRES Â„ Optioned LHP Tyler Webb to El Paso (PCL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Â„ Sent RHP Jeff Samardzija to San Jose (Cal) for a rehab assignment.Frontier LeagueGATEWAY GRIZZLIES Â„ Signed LHP Max MacNabb. Released OF Dan Holst and RHP Tyler Hunt.FOOTBALL National Football LeaguePHILADELPHIA EAGLES Â„ Released CB Daryl Worley.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueNEW JERSEY DEVILS Â„ Signed F Joey Anderson to a three-year, entry-level contract. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Â„ Assigned D Matt Spencer from Syracuse (AHL) to Adirondack (ECHL).American Hockey LeagueCLEVELAND MONSTERS Â„ Returned F Jefferson Dahl to Idaho (ECHL). GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS Â„ Released C Trevor Yates from his amateur tryout agreement. SYRACUSE CRUNCH Â„ Assigned G Olivier Mantha and F Shane Conacher to Adirondack (ECHL).ECHLECHL Â„ Suspended Indy D Garrett Clarke, Toledo LW Connor Crisp and Cincinnati F Dominic Zombo one game. INDY FUEL Â„ Signed D Chris Rygus to an amateur tryout agreement.PRO HOCKEYNHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TAMPA BAY 2, NEW JERSEY 0April 12: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 2 Saturday: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 3 Today: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: New Jersey at Tampa Bay, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Tampa Bay at New Jersey, TBABOSTON 2, TORONTO 0April 12: Boston 5, Toronto 1 Saturday: Boston 7, Toronto 3 Today: Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m. Thursday: Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Toronto at Boston, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Boston at Toronto, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Toronto at Boston, TBACOLUMBUS 1, WASHINGTON 0April 12: Columbus 4, Washington 3, OT Sunday: Columbus at Washington, late Tuesday: Washington at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Thursday: Washington at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Columbus at Washington, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Washington at Columbus, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Columbus at Washington, TBAPITTSBURGH 2, PHILADELPHIA 1April 11: Pittsburgh 7, Philadelphia 0 April 13: Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1 Sunday: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1 Wednesday: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Friday, April 20: Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, TBA x-Tuesday, April 24: Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, TBAPENGUINS 5, FLYERS 1PITTSBURGH 1 3 1 Â„ 5 PHILADELPHIA 0 1 0 Â„ 1 First PeriodÂ„1, Pittsburgh, Crosby 4 (Hornqvist), 10:25. PenaltiesÂ„Rust, PIT, (tripping), 11:55; Manning, PHI, (tripping), 14:41; Hagelin, PIT, (slashing), 18:17. Second PeriodÂ„2, Pittsburgh, Brassard 1 (Kessel, Letang), 2:48 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Malkin 2 (Letang, Crosby), 6:48 (pp). 4, Pittsburgh, Dumoulin 1 (Crosby), 6:53. 5, Philadelphia, Sanheim 1 (Patrick, Voracek), 13:42. PenaltiesÂ„ Giroux, PHI, (slashing), 1:12; Konecny, PHI, (interference), 5:19; Schultz, PIT, (high sticking), 5:19; Voracek, PHI, (hooking), 5:56; Malkin, PIT, (interference), 7:53; Philadelphia bench, served by Konecny (too many men on the ice), 10:35; Brassard, PIT, (tripping), 18:51. Third PeriodÂ„6, Pittsburgh, Schultz 1 (Malkin, Crosby), 7:08 (pp). PenaltiesÂ„Laughton, PHI, (high sticking), 3:06; Voracek, PHI, (high sticking), 6:13; Gudas, PHI, (tripping), 10:26; Crosby, PIT, (hooking), 15:43; Sheahan, PIT, (closing hand on the puck), 17:45. Shots on GoalÂ„Pittsburgh 4-13-9Â„26. Philadelphia 11-8-8Â„27. Power -play opportunitiesÂ„Pittsburgh 3 of 7; Philadelphia 0 of 6. GoaliesÂ„Pittsburgh, Murray 2-1 (27 shots-26 saves). Philadelphia, Elliott 1-2 (26-21). TÂ„2:32. RefereesÂ„Gord Dwyer, Chris Rooney. LinesmenÂ„Greg Devorski, Derek Nansen.WESTERN CONFERENCE NASHVILLE 2, COLORADO 0April 12: Nashville 5, Colorado 2 Saturday: Nashville 5, Colorado 4 Today: Nashville at Colorado, 10 p.m. Wednesday: Nashville at Colorado, 10 p.m. x-Friday: Colorado at Nashville, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Nashville at Colorado, TBA x-Tuesday, April 24: Colorado at Nashville, TBAWINNIPEG 2, MINNESOTA 1April 11: Winnipeg 3, Minnesota 2 April 13: Winnipeg 4, Minnesota 1 Sunday: Minnesota 6, Winnipeg 2 Tuesday: Winnipeg at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Friday: Minnesota at Winnipeg, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Winnipeg at Minnesota, TBA x-Wednesday, April 25: Minnesota at Winnipeg, TBA WILD 6, JETS 2WINNIPEG 1 1 0 Â„ 2 MINNESOTA 2 4 0 Â„ 6 First PeriodÂ„1, Winnipeg, Wheeler 1 (Laine, Byfuglien), 4:50 (pp). 2, Minnesota, Granlund 1 (Staal, Koivu), 9:47 (pp). 3, Minnesota, Parise 3 (Brodin, Koivu), 17:50 (pp). PenaltiesÂ„Dumba, MIN, (slashing), 0:43; Cullen, MIN, (slashing), 3:35; Chiarot, WPG, (cross checking), 7:26; Lowry, WPG, (roughing), 8:06; Chiarot, WPG, (cross checking), 17:01; Dumba, MIN, (roughing), 19:27. Second PeriodÂ„4, Minnesota, Dumba 1 (Winnik, Eriksson Ek), 3:32. 5, Winnipeg, Myers 2, 6:42. 6, Minnesota, Staal 1 (Dumba, Granlund), 14:40. 7, Minnesota, Gree nway 1 (Seeler, Cullen), 15:00. 8, Minnesota, Foligno 1 (Spurgeon, Seeler), 18:23. PenaltiesÂ„Parise, MIN, (tripping), 7:23; Coyle, MIN, (holding), 10:24. Third PeriodÂ„None. PenaltiesÂ„None. Shots on GoalÂ„Winnipeg 7-12-12Â„31. Minnesota 13-9-7Â„29. Power -play opportunitiesÂ„Winnipeg 1 of 5; Minnesota 2 of 3. GoaliesÂ„Winnipeg, Hellebuyck 2-1 (22 shots-16 saves), Mason 0-0 (7-7). Minnesota, Dubnyk 1-2 (31-29). AÂ„19,175 (18,064). TÂ„2:38. RefereesÂ„Wes McCauley, Tim Peel. LinesmenÂ„ Darren Gibbs, Matt MacPherson.VEGAS 2, LOS ANGELES 0April 11: Vegas 1, Los Angeles 0 April 13: Vegas 2, Los Angeles 1, 2OT Sunday: Vegas at Los Angeles, late Tuesday: Vegas at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. x-Thursday: Los Angeles at Vegas, 10 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Vegas at Los Angeles, TBA x-Monday, April 23: Los Angeles at Vegas, TBASAN JOSE 2, ANAHEIM 0April 12: San Jose 3, Anaheim 0 Saturday: San Jose 3, Anaheim 2 Today: Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday: Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. x-Friday: San Jose at Anaheim, TBA x-Sunday, April 22: Anaheim at San Jose, TBA x-Tuesday, April 24: San Jose at Anaheim, TBAECHL PLAYOFF GLANCEAll Times Eastern Division SemiÂ“ nals (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Eastern Conference North Division Adirondack 2, Worcester 1 Friday, April 13: Adirondack 3, Worcester 0 Saturday, April 14: Worcester 2, Adirondack 0 Sunday, April 15: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Wednesday, April 18: Worcester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Worcester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: Adirondack at Worcester, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Worcester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Manchester 2, Reading 0 Friday, April 13: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Saturday, April 14: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Monday, April 16: Manchester at Reading, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: Manchester at Reading, 7 p.m. x-Thursday, April 19: Manchester at Reading, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Reading at Manchester, 6 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Reading at Manchester, 7 p.m. South Division Florida vs. Atlanta Monday, April 16: Atlanta at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17: Atlanta at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Florida at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Friday, April 20: Florida at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Florida at Atlanta, 2:05 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Atlanta at Florida, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Atlanta at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Orlando 2, South Carolina 0 Thursday, April 12: Orlando 2, South Carolina 0 Saturday, April 14: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1 Thursday, April 19: South Carolina at Orlando, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21: South Carolina at Orlando, 7 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: South Carolina at Orlando, 6 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Orlando at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Orlando at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m. Western Conference Central Division Toledo 2, Indy 0 Friday, April 13: Toledo 4, Indy 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Toledo 4, Indy 3 Wednesday, April 18: Toledo at Indy, 7:05 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Toledo at Indy, 7:05 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Toledo at Indy, 7:35 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Indy at Toledo, 7:35 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Indy at Toledo, 7:35 p.m. Fort Wayne 2, Cincinnati 0 Saturday, April 14: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Thursday, April 19: Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 3:05 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:35 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:35 p.m. Moutain Division Colorado 1, Wichita 0 Sunday, April 15: Colorado 2, Wichita 1, OT Monday, April 16: Colorado at Wichita, 8:05 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: Wichita at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Friday, April 20: Wichita at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Wichita at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: Colorado at Wichita, 8:05 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Wichita at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Allen 2, Idaho 0 Friday, April 13: Allen 3, Idaho 2 Saturday, April 14: Allen 5, Idaho 4 Wednesday, April 18: Idaho at Allen, 8:05 p.m. Friday, April 20: Idaho at Allen, 8:05 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Idaho at Allen, 7:05 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Allen at Idaho, 9:10 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Allen at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.GOLFPGA TOURRBC HERITAGESundayÂs leaders at Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head, S.C. Purse: $6.7 million; Yardage: 7,099; Par: 71 (x-won on third playoff hole)Finalx-Satoshi Kodaira, $1,206,000 73-63-70-66Â„272 Si Woo Kim (300), $723,600 68-65-68-71Â„272 Bryson DeChambeau (163), $388,600 68-64-75-66Â„273 Luke List (163), $388,600 70-64-67-72Â„273 Billy Horschel (105), $254,600 66-69-67-72Â„274 Webb Simpson (105), $254,600 69-68-69-68Â„274 Kevin Streelman (75), $181,379 70-70-67-68Â„275 Byeong Hun An (75), $181,379 73-67-66-69Â„275 Patrick Cantlay (75), $181,379 67-72-68-68Â„275 Bill Haas (75), $181,379 69-66-71-69Â„275 Chesson Hadley (75), $181,379 66-68-69-72Â„275 Kevin Kisner (75), $181,379 69-68-66-72Â„275 Ian Poulter (75), $181,379 69-64-67-75Â„275 Jonas Blixt (56), $123,950 67-73-67-69Â„276 Matthew Fitzpatrick, $123,950 69-71-69-67Â„276 Emiliano Grillo (47), $93,991 72-66-69-70Â„277 J.J. Henry (47), $93,991 72-69-69-67Â„277 Beau Hossler (47), $93,991 70-69-70-68Â„277 Dustin Johnson (47), $93,991 69-69-72-67Â„277 Scott Piercy (47), $93,991 71-65-71-70Â„277 Ted Potter, Jr. (47), $93,991 72-66-69-70Â„277 Ryan Moore (47), $93,991 69-69-67-72Â„277 Bud Cauley (33), $53,823 71-68-71-68Â„278 John Huh (33), $53,823 66-74-69-69Â„278 Tyrone Van Aswegen (33), $53,823 73-69-66-70Â„278 Brian Harman (33), $53,823 70-68-69-71Â„278 Charley Hoffman (33), $53,823 72-69-66-71Â„278 Matt Kuchar (33), $53,823 66-70-69-73Â„278 C.T. Pan (33), $53,823 70-65-67-76Â„278 Rory Sabbatini (33), $53,823 64-70-70-74Â„278 Brandt Snedeker (33), $53,823 70-64-72-72Â„278 Harris English (21), $35,510 67-73-74-65Â„279 Dylan Frittelli, $35,510 72-68-67-72Â„279 Lucas Glover (21), $35,510 74-65-67-73Â„279 Martin Laird (21), $35,510 67-69-70-73Â„279 Rod Pampling (21), $35,510 72-70-67-70Â„279 Xander Schauffele (21), $35,510 68-68-71-72Â„279 Cameron Smith ( 21 ), $35 510 68-68-74-69Â„279 Nick Watney (21), $35,510 68-72-70-69Â„279 Dominic Bozzelli (16), $28,140 70-72-72-66Â„280 Russell Knox (16), $28,140 70-72-68-70Â„280 Stewart Cink (11), $22,148 70-70-70-71Â„281 Brice Garnett (11), $22,148 68-68-72-73Â„281 Ollie Schniederjans (11), $22,148 73-69-68-71Â„281 Michael Thompson (11), $22,148 74-65-71-71Â„281 Wesley Bryan (11), $22,148 69-71-71-70Â„281 Zach Johnson (11), $22,148 70-70-71-70Â„281 Andrew Landry (11), $22,148 69-68-69-75Â„281 Francesco Molinari (9), $17,420 73-69-69-71Â„282 Jonathan Byrd (8), $16,315 71-71-68-73Â„283 Austin Cook (8), $16,315 71-68-72-72Â„283 Fabian Gomez (8), $16,315 68-71-71-73Â„283 Whee Kim (8), $16,315 68-68-71-76Â„283 Doc Redman, $0 71-71-69-72Â„283 Ryan Armour (5), $14,807 71-71-69-73Â„284 Aaron Baddeley (5), $14,807 73-69-70-72Â„284 K.J. Choi (5), $14,807 69-70-72-73Â„284 Matt Every (5), $14,807 73-66-70-75Â„284 Tom Hoge (5), $14,807 70-67-71-76Â„284 Charles Howell III (5), $14,807 68-67-73-76Â„284 Chris Kirk (5), $14,807 70-70-70-74Â„284 Danny Lee (5), $14,807 69-66-70-79Â„284 Ben Martin (5), $14,807 74-68-73-69Â„284 Graeme McDowell (5), $14,807 73-69-72-70Â„284 Keith Mitchell (5), $14,807 71-71-73-69Â„284 Scott Stallings (5), $14,807 74-68-71-71Â„284 Peter Malnati (3), $13,802 68-70-73-74Â„285 Brian Stuard (3), $13,802 69-68-75-73Â„285 Kevin Tway (3), $13,802 71-71-70-73Â„285 Jim Furyk (3), $13,400 70-70-73-73Â„286 Brian Gay (3), $13,400 71-71-71-73Â„286 William McGirt (3), $13,400 71-70-71-74Â„286 Martin Kaymer (3), $13,132 69-73-72-74Â„288 David Lingmerth (3), $12,931 71-71-73-74Â„289 Davis Love III (3), $12,931 73-69-74-73Â„289 Ryan Palmer (2), $12,730 73-65-74-78Â„290 Michael Kim (2), $12,596 76-66-76-74Â„292LPGA TOURLOTTE CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdayÂs leaders at Ko Olina Golf Club, Kapolei, Hawaii Purse: $2 million; Yardage: 6,419; Par: 72 (a-denotes amateur)FinalBrooke M. Henderson, $300,000 68-66-73-69Â„276 Azahara Munoz, $184,255 74-70-69-67Â„280 Ariya Jutanugarn, $106,763 73-69-70-69Â„281 Shanshan Feng, $106,763 67-69-74-71Â„281 Inbee Park, $106,763 69-69-71-72Â„281 Peiyun Chien, $58,342 74-71-67-70Â„282 Lindy Duncan, $58,342 70-68-74-70Â„282 Lizette Salas, $58,342 69-71-70-72Â„282 Daniela Iacobelli, $44,891 73-68-70-72Â„283 Moriya Jutanugarn, $40,856 72-68-72-72Â„284 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, $33,309 75-72-68-70Â„285 Michelle Wie, $33,309 72-73-69-71Â„285 Eun-Hee Ji, $33,309 69-72-73-71Â„285 Cydney Clanton, $33,309 74-69-70-72Â„285 Ji Hyun Kim, $33,309 71-70-71-73Â„285 Mariajo Uribe, $26,296 72-68-74-72Â„286 Jeongeun Lee, $26,296 76-70-67-73Â„286 Mo Martin, $26,296 69-67-72-78Â„286 Lydia Ko, $22,799 76-71-70-70Â„287 Sei Young Kim, $22,799 74-69-74-70Â„287 Haeji Kang, $22,799 68-73-73-73Â„287 Nasa Hataoka, $22,799 72-69-68-78Â„287 Kim Kaufman, $18,234 70-75-73-70Â„288 Ashleigh Buhai, $18,234 76-71-70-71Â„288 So Young Lee, $18,234 73-74-70-71Â„288 Bronte Law, $18,234 74-73-69-72Â„288 So Yeon Ryu, $18,234 72-72-72-72Â„288 Ryann OÂToole, $18,234 72-72-71-73Â„288 Brittany Altomare, $18,234 75-71-68-74Â„288 Pernilla Lindberg, $18,234 70-68-73-77Â„288 P.K. Kongkraphan, $13,770 75-72-71-71Â„289 Lauren Kim, $13,770 77-68-73-71Â„289 Christina Kim, $13,770 74-68-75-72Â„289 Benyapa Niphatsophon, $13,770 71-75-69-74Â„289 Jenny Shin, $13,770 73-71-71-74Â„289 Jennifer Song, $13,770 74-69-72-74Â„289 Sandra Changkija, $11,652 74-73-72-71Â„290 Angela Stanford, $11,652 75-70-71-74Â„290 Gaby Lopez, $10,088 77-70-72-72Â„291 Rebecca Artis, $10,088 73-73-73-72Â„291 Angel Yin, $10,088 74-70-73-74Â„291 Amy Olson, $10,088 74-73-69-75Â„291 Julieta Granada, $10,088 69-76-67-79Â„291 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong, $8,120 75-71-75-71Â„292 Alena Sharp, $8,120 69-78-73-72Â„292 Celine Boutier, $8,120 74-71-75-72Â„292 Jeong Eun Lee, $8,120 75-71-73-73Â„292 Cristie Kerr, $8,120 71-75-72-74Â„292 Aditi Ashok, $8,120 73-70-74-75Â„292 Allison Emrey, $6,053 71-72-79-71Â„293 Mariah Stackhouse, $6,053 74-73-74-72Â„293 Maude-Aimee Leblanc, $6,053 73-72-76-72Â„293 Hannah Green, $6,053 72-72-77-72Â„293 Maria Torres, $6,053 75-70-75-73Â„293 Ayako Uehara, $6,053 71-74-75-73Â„293 Katherine Kirk, $6,053 73-74-72-74Â„293 Robynn Ree, $6,053 72-74-72-75Â„293 Minjee Lee, $6,053 70-75-73-75Â„293 Brittany Marchand, $6,053 72-72-74-75Â„293 Hyo Joo Kim, $6,053 74-71-72-76Â„293PGA CHAMPIONS TOURMITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CLASSICSaturdayÂs leaders at TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Ga. Purse: $1.8 million. Yardage: 7,179; Par: 72 (36-36) (x-won on second playoff hole)Final Roundx-Steve Flesch, $270,000 66-71-68Â„205 Bernhard Langer, $144,000 67-69-69Â„205 Scott Parel, $144,000 68-73-64Â„205 Jay Haas, $108,000 65-71-71Â„207 Wes Short, Jr., $86,400 69-69-70Â„208 Vijay Singh, $72,000 72-69-68Â„209 Clark Dennis, $64,800 72-70-68Â„210 Joe Durant, $49,500 70-72-69Â„211 Jerry Kelly, $49,500 71-65-75Â„211 Jeff Sluman, $49,500 70-69-72Â„211 Kevin Sutherland, $49,500 69-70-72Â„211 Esteban Toledo, $37,800 71-72-69Â„212 Duffy Waldorf, $37,800 77-67-68Â„212 Jay Don Blake, $27,260 71-68-74Â„213 Russ Cochran, $27,260 71-66-76Â„213 Scott Dunlap, $27,260 72-70-71Â„213 Doug Garwood, $27,260 71-68-74Â„213 Scott McCarron, $27,260 71-72-70Â„213 Tim Petrovic, $27,260 69-73-71Â„213 Gene Sauers, $27,260 68-73-72Â„213 Jerry Smith, $27,260 74-72-67Â„213 Kirk Triplett, $27,260 73-70-70Â„213 Tommy Armour III, $18,900 69-72-73Â„214 David McKenzie, $18,900 72-70-72Â„214 Jos Mara Olazbal, $18,900 69-75-70Â„214 Stephen Ames, $15,300 71-72-72Â„215 Olin Browne, $15,300 72-72-71Â„215 Carlos Franco, $15,300 71-73-71Â„215 Sandy Lyle, $15,300 69-70-76Â„215 Jesper Parnevik, $15,300 70-71-74Â„215 Ken Tanigawa, $15,300 73-72-70Â„215 Steve Jones, $12,690 72-72-72Â„216 Joey Sindelar, $12,690 73-71-72Â„216 Billy Andrade, $10,020 76-70-71Â„217 Woody Austin, $10,020 75-71-71Â„217 Jeff Brehaut, $10,020 76-69-72Â„217 Bart Bryant, $10,020 74-73-70Â„217 Dan Forsman, $10,020 72-73-72Â„217 Gibby Gilbert III, $10,020 76-69-72Â„217 Mike Goodes, $10,020 71-73-73Â„217 Miguel Angel Jimnez, $10,020 72-73-72Â„217 Mark OÂMeara, $10,020 70-76-71Â„217 Michael Bradley, $7,920 71-74-73Â„218 Billy Mayfair, $7,920 70-73-75Â„218 Paul Broadhurst, $7,020 75-74-70Â„219 Tom Byrum, $7,020 69-73-77Â„219 Tom Pernice Jr., $7,020 74-73-72Â„219 Michael Allen, $5,940 73-73-74Â„220 Lee Janzen, $5,940 73-73-74Â„220 Kent Jones, $5,940 74-75-71Â„220 Mark Calcavecchia, $4,500 75-71-75Â„221 Marco Dawson, $4,500 72-73-76Â„221 Paul Goydos, $4,500 76-72-73Â„221 Colin Montgomerie, $4,500 74-76-71Â„221 Rod Spittle, $4,500 70-76-75Â„221 David Toms, $4,500 75-71-75Â„221 Mark Brooks, $3,690 73-75-74Â„222 Gary Hallberg, $3,690 71-75-76Â„222 David Eger, $3,330 76-74-73Â„223 Ian Woosnam, $3,330 76-73-74Â„223EUROPEAN TOUROPEN DE ESPANASundayÂs leaders at Centro Nacional de Golf, Madrid Purse: $1.86 million. Yardage: 7,096; Par: 72FinalJon Rahm, Spain 67-68-66-67Â„268 Paul Dunne, Ireland 66-65-68-71Â„270 Nacho Elvira, Spain 68-66-66-71Â„271 George Coetzee, South Africa 72-66-71-63Â„272 Marc Warren, Scotland 66-69-69-69Â„273 Jorge Campillo, Spain 70-67-67-69Â„273 Brett Rumford, Australia 68-66-68-71Â„273 Henric Sturehed, Sweden 67-68-66-72Â„273 Julien Guerrier, France 67-69-74-64Â„274 Hideto Tanihara, Japan 70-70-67-67Â„274 Jacques Kruyswijk, South Africa 69-70-66-69Â„274 Sebastien Gros, France 73-67-71-64Â„275 Cho Rak-hyun, South Korea 73-64-73-65Â„275 Yusaku Miyazato, Japan 69-68-72-66Â„275 Adrian Otaegui, Spain 69-70-70-66Â„275 Alejandro Canizares, Spain 72-67-70-66Â„275 a-Victor Pastor, Spain 67-72-69-67Â„275 Maximilian Kiefer, Germany 69-67-69-70Â„275 Andrew Johnston, England 68-68-69-70Â„275 Aaron Rai, England 67-71-66-71Â„275AlsoSeungsu Han, United States 70-69-68-69Â„276 Sihwan Kim, United States 69-68-63-70Â„280 David Lipsky, United States 69-71-75-69Â„284AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPFOOD CITY 500 LINEUPLineup after Friday qualifying for todayÂs race, postponed from Sunday, at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: .533 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 128.822 mph. 2. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 128.804. 3. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 128.262. 4. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 128.253. 5. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 128.185. 6. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 128.048. 7. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 127.980. 8. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 127.835. 9. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 127.673. 10. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 127.571. 11. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 127.470. 12. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 126.628. 13. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 127.317. 14. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 127.191. 15. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 127.115. 16. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 127.031. 17. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 126.972. 18. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 126.771. 19. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 126.704. 20. (43) Darrell Wallace Jr., Chevrolet, 126.420. 21. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 126.395. 22. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 126.270. 23. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 126.204. 24. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 125.535. 25. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 125.773. 26. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 125.765. 27. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 125.248. 28. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 124.938. 29. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 124.922. 30. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 124.735. 31. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 124.517. 32. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 123.978. 33. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 123.802. 34. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 121.790. 35. (96) DJ Kennington, Toyota, 121.389. 36. (55) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 121.366. 37. (51) Harrison Rhodes, Chevrolet, 118.058. 38. (66) Chad Finchum, Toyota, 114.658. 39. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 0.000.VERIZON INDYCARGRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACHSunday at Long Beach Street Circuit, Long Beach, California Lap length: 2 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (1) Alexander Rossi, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 2. (2) Will Power, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 3. (13) Ed Jones, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 4. (16) Zach Veach, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 5. (5) Graham Rahal, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 6. (20) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 7. (6) Josef Newgarden, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 8. (11) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 9. (8) James Hinchcliffe, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 10. (23) Charlie Kimball, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 11. (4) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 12. (17) Jack Harvey, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 13. (9) Sebastien Bourdais, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 14. (14) Matheus Leist, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 15. (18) Spencer Pigot, Dallara-Chevrolet, 84 laps, Running 16. (24) Kyle Kaiser, Dallara-Chevrolet, 84 laps, Running 17. (15) Max Chilton, Dallara-Chevrolet, 84 laps, Running 18. (12) Jordan King, Dallara-Chevrolet, 84 laps, Running 19. (19) Gabby Chaves, Dallara-Chevrolet, 83 laps, Running 20. (7) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Honda, 81 laps, Running 21. (22) Takuma Sato, Dallara-Honda, 74 laps, Running 22. (10) Robert Wickens, Dallara-Honda, 73 laps, Running 23. (21) Zachary Claman De Melo, Dallara-Honda, 58 laps, Contact 24. (3) Simon Pagenaud, Dallara-Chevrolet, 0 laps, Contact Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 88.622 mph. Time of Race: 01:53:15.2434. Margin of Victory: 1.2413 seconds. Cautions: 4 for 17 laps. Lead Changes: 6 among 5 drivers. Lap Leaders: Rossi 1-24, Power 28-30, Hunter-Reay 31, Rossi 32-55, Bourdais 56-59, Newgarden 60-62, Rossi 63-85. Series Points Leaders: Rossi 54, Power 41, Jones 35, Veach 32, Rahal 30, Andretti 28, Newgarden 27, Kanaan 24, Hinchcliffe 22, Kimball 20, Dixon 19, Bourdais 18, Leist 16, Pigot 15, Kaiser 14, Chilton 13, King 12, Hunter-Reay 11, Sato 9, Wickens 8, Claman De Melo 7, Pagenaud 6.FORMULA ONECHINESE GRAND PRIXSunday at Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai Lap length: 3.387 miles 1. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 56 laps, 1:35:36.380, 25 points. 2. Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes, 56, +8.894 seconds behind, 18. 3. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 56, +9.637, 15. 4. Lewis Hamilton, Britain, Mercedes, 56, +16.985, 12. 5. Max Verstappen, Germany, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 56, +20.436, 10. 6. Nico Hulkenberg, Germany, Renault, 56, +21.052, 8. 7. Fernando Alonso, Spain, McLaren Renault, 56, +30.69, 6. 8. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Ferrari, 56, +35.286, 4. 9. Carlos Sainz, Spain, Renault, 56, +35.763, 2. 10. Kevin Magnussen, Denmark, Haas Ferrari, 56, +39.594, 1. 11. Esteban Ocon, France, Force India Mercedes, 56, +44.050, 0. 12. Sergio Perez, Mexico, Force India Mercedes, 56, +44.725, 0. 13. Stoffel Vandoorne, Belgium, McLaren Renault, 56, +49.373, 0. 14. Lance Stroll, Canada, Williams Mercedes, 56, +55.490, 0. 15. Sergey Sirotkin, Russia, Williams Mercedes, 56, +58.241, 0. 16. Marcus Ericsson, Sweden, Sauber Ferrari, 56, +62.604, 0. 17. Romain Grosjean, France, Haas Ferrari, 56, +65.296, 0. 18. Pierre Gasly, France, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 56, +66.330, 0. 19. Charles Leclerc, Monaco, Sauber Ferrari, 56, +82.575, 0. 20. Brendon Hartley, New Zealand, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 51, did not Â“ nish, 0. Gasly and Verstappen received 10-second time penalties for causing collisions.Driver Standings1. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Ferrari, 54 points. 2. Lewis Hamilton, Britain, Mercedes, 45. 3. Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes, 40. 4. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 37. 5. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 30. 6. Fernando Alonso, Spain, McLaren Renault, 22. 7. Nico Hulkenberg, Germany, Renault, 22. 8. Max Verstappen, Netherlands, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 18. 9. Pierre Gasly, France, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 12. 10. Kevin Magnussen, Denmark, Den Haas Ferrari, 11. 11. Stoffel Vandoorne, Belgium, McLaren Renault, 6. 12. Carlos Sainz, Spain, Renault, 3. 13. Marcus Ericsson, Sweden, Sauber Ferrari, 2. 14. Esteban Ocon, France, Force India Mercedes, 1.Constructor Standings1. Mercedes, 85. 2. Ferrari, 84. 3. Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 55. 4. McLaren Renault, 28. 5. Renault, 25. 6. Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 12. 7. Haas Ferrari, 11. 8. Sauber Ferrari, 2. 9. Force India Mercedes, 1.TENNISATP WORLD TOURU.S. MENÂS CLAY COURT CHAMPIONSHIPSSunday at River Oaks Country Club, Houston Purse: $557,050 (WT250); Surface: Clay-OutdoorMenÂs Singles ChampionshipSteve Johnson (6), United States, def. Tennys Sandgren (8), United States, 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-4.SATURDAYÂS RESULTS MenÂs Singles SemiÂ“ nalsTennys Sandgren (8), United States, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4). Steve Johnson (6), United States, def. Taylor Fritz, United States, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-2.MenÂs Doubles ChampionshipMax Mirnyi, Belarus, and Philipp Oswald, Austria, def. Andre Begemann, Germany, and Antonio Sancic, Croatia, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 11-9.GRAND PRIX HASSAN IISunday at The Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco Purse: $615,550 (WT250); Surface: Clay-OutdoorMenÂs Singles ChampionshipPablo Andujar, Spain, def. Kyle Edmund (2), Britain, 6-2, 6-2.WTA TOURCLARO OPEN COLSANITASSunday at Club Campestre el Rancho, Bogota, Colombia Purse: $226,750 (Intl.); Surface: Clay-OutdoorWomenÂs Singles ChampionshipAnna Karolina Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def. Lara Arruabarrena (5), Spain, 6-2, 6-4.WomenÂs Doubles ChampionshipDalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, and Irina Khromacheva (2), Russia, def. Mariana Duque-Marino, Colombia, and Nadia Podoroska, Argentina, 6-3, 6-4.SATURDAYÂS RESULTS WomenÂs Singles QuarterÂ“ nalsDalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, def. Magda Linette (2), Poland, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.SemiÂ“ nalsAnna Karolina Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def. Ana Bogdan (7), Romania, 6-3, 6-2. Lara Arruabarrena (5), Spain, def. Dalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, 6-1, 6-2.WomenÂs Doubles SemiÂ“ nalsMariana Duque-Marino, Colombia, and Nadia Podoroska, Argentina, def. Magda Linette, Poland, and Sara Sorribes Tormo, Spain, 4-6, 6-2, 10-8. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, Alison Riske (3), United States, def. Dalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, and Irina Khromacheva (2), Russia, 6-1, 6-2.SAMSUNG OPENSunday at TC Lido Lugano Lugano, Switzerland Purse: $226,750 (Intl.); Surface: Clay-OutdoorWomenÂs Singles ChampionshipElise Mertens (2), Belgium, def. Aryna Sabalenka, Belarus, 7-5, 6-2. WomenÂs Doubles Championship Kirsten Flipkens and Elise Mertens (1), Belgium, def. Vera Lapko and Aryna Sabalenka, Belarus, 6-1, 6-3.SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA New York City FC 5 0 2 17 16 6 Atlanta United FC 4 1 1 13 15 8 New England 3 2 1 10 10 6 Columbus 3 3 1 10 9 7 Orlando City 3 2 1 10 11 10 New York Red Bulls 3 2 0 9 13 6 Montreal 2 4 0 6 6 12 Philadelphia 1 2 2 5 3 6 D.C. United 1 3 2 5 6 10 Chicago 1 3 1 4 7 9 Toronto FC 1 3 0 3 3 6 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Sporting Kansas City 4 1 2 14 14 11 LA Galaxy 3 2 1 10 8 8 Vancouver 3 3 1 10 8 11 Los Angeles FC 3 2 0 9 11 10 FC Dallas 2 0 3 9 7 3 Colorado 2 1 2 8 9 5 Real Salt Lake 2 3 1 7 6 14 Minnesota United 2 4 0 6 8 12 Houston 1 2 2 5 9 8 San Jose 1 2 2 5 9 10 Portland 1 3 2 5 9 14 Seattle 0 3 1 1 2 7 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieApril 11New York City FC 4, Real Salt Lake 0April 13Orlando City 2, Philadelphia 0 Los Angeles FC 2, Vancouver 0SaturdayÂs GamesNew York 3, Montreal 1 Colorado 2, Toronto FC 0 LA Galaxy 1, Chicago 0 D.C. United 1, Columbus 0 FC Dallas 1, New England 0 Houston 2, San Jose 2, tie Portland 3, Minnesota United 2SundayÂs GamesSeattle 2, Sporting Kansas City 2, tie New York City FC 2, Atlanta United FC 2, tieFridayÂs GameVancouver at Sporting Kansas City, 9 p.m.Saturday, April 21Los Angeles FC at Montreal, 1 p.m. Toronto FC at Houston, 3 p.m. Chicago at New York, 3:30 p.m. New England at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Colorado at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. Atlanta United FC at LA Galaxy, 10:30 p.m.Sunday, April 22Minnesota United at Seattle, 4 p.m. New York City FC at Portland, 6 p.m.PRO FOOTBALL2018 NFL DRAFT ORDERAt Dallas, April 26-28First Round1. Cleveland 2. New York Giants 3. Indianapolis 4. Cleveland (from Houston) 5. Denver 6. New York Jets 7. Tampa Bay 8. Chicago 9. Oakland-x 9. San Francisco-x 11. Miami 12. Cincinnati 13. Washington 14. Green Bay 15. Arizona 16. Baltimore 17. Los Angeles Chargers 18. Seattle 19. Dallas 20. Detroit 21. Buffalo 22. Buffalo (from Kansas City) 23. Los Angeles Rams 24. Carolina 25. Tennessee 26. Atlanta 27. New Orleans 28. Pittsburgh 29. Jacksonville 30. Minnesota 31. New England 32. Philadelphia x-will be decided by coin Â” ip
Yarbrough was removed with two out in the fifth after allowing five runs, two of them earned, three hits while walking two and hitting a batter. The Rays got a little unlucky in the third inning. Just before KingeryÂs double, it appeared he would foul out to catcher Jesus Sucre. But the ball hit the top of wire of the screen by the Rays dugout. The Rays jumped to a 2-0 lead. Denard Span blasted a long home run to right to lead off the game for the Rays. For Span, who did not play Saturday due to an Âaching bodyÂŽ but was in the lineup Sunday as the designated hitter, it was his 15th career leadoff homer. After KiermaierÂs single, he remained in the game and scored on a triple by Smith to make it 2-0. Inexplicably, the Rays are 2-7 this season when scoring first in a game, the lowest winning percentage in the majors when doing so. The Rays out-hit the Phillies 11-8 Sunday. The Rays cut the lead to 4-3 when C.J. Cron and Matt Duffy singled in the fourth ahead of SucreÂs RBI single. The Phillies added a run in the fifth and five more in the eighth, when Aaron Altherr hit a threerun homer off Andrew Kittredge. The Rays loaded the bases with no one out in the eighth, but could only score once on a bases-loaded walk by Span sandwiched around three strikeouts. The Rays begin a three-game series Monday against the Texas Rangers Monday as Blake Snell takes the mound to try and halt a four-game losing streak. Page 6 SP www.yoursun.com Monday, April 16, 2018 / The SunRAYSFrom Page 1 Course Totally Renovated!!941-423-6955www.heroncreekgcc.com 5301 Heron Creek Blvd. North Port, FL 34287 Sumter Blvd. Between U.S. 41 & I-75, Exit 18227-Holes Arthur Hills Designed NEWULTRADWARF TIFEAGLE GREENS adno=720526Expires 4/27/18$39Before 7:30AM & After 1:00PM$49Anytime$1794 Player Special (Anytime) By TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Â„ Hiram BithornÂs statue is no longer standing. The stadium bearing his name is ready to bustle again. ThatÂs an apt way to show how things are right now in Puerto Rico, which is about to host its most significant sporting events since Hurricane Maria dramatically ravaged the islands seven months ago. Major League Baseball returns Tuesday to San Juan, with Cleveland and Minnesota opening a two-game series that many hope will remind the rest of the world that recovery from the storm is far from over. ÂI hate to say it, but this is a great platform, so people can see the reality,ÂŽ said Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, a native Puerto Rican and someone who bought tickets to Ind ians-Twins for his family Â„ and wishes it was his team playing in San Juan this week. ÂWeÂre much better than six, seven months ago, whenever it was. But weÂve still got work to do.ÂŽ The evidence of that is everywhere in San Juan, and only becomes more prevalent as one ventures into more remote areas of the islands. Blue tarps still cover countless roofs that were damaged. Many electronic signs along major highways arenÂt working, traffic lights remain out even in some of San JuanÂs more upscale areas, and around the airport there are towering palm trees that no longer stand straight Â„ theyÂre curved, yet another reminder of the wind that lashed into them. Bithorn, the first Puerto Rican to play in the majors, was commemorated by a statue outside the stadium where the Twins and Indians will play. The statue blew over in the storm, landing face-first on the concrete. The massive base of the statue is still there, but the bronze replica of Bithorn in uniform is nowhere to be found. ÂPeople are still suffering over there,ÂŽ Houston Astros star shortstop Carlos Correa, who hails from Puerto Rico, said Sunday. ÂAnd to be able to bring baseball, the sport that we love the most, back to my hometown Â„ itÂs going to be amazing. A lot of people are looking forward to it. IÂm pretty sure itÂs sold out already and itÂs going to be a life-changing experience for a lot of kids who canÂt travel to the United States to watch a big league game.ÂŽ Maria was the thirdcostliest hurricane in U.S. history, hitting Puerto Rico as a highend Category 4 storm on Sept. 20. It arrived with 155 mph winds, barely below the threshold for Category 5 status. Hurricanes weaken over land, when theyÂre not drawing energy from warm water to fuel their wrath, but wind speeds when Maria was done with her path across the island were merely down to about 110 mph. Maria was blamed for 65 deaths in Puerto Rico. But that figure is way too low to be fully accurate; even the National Hurricane Center, in its recently released report on the storm, said it Âshould be noted that hundreds of additional indirect deaths in Puerto Rico may eventually be attributed to MariaÂs aftermath pending the results of an official government review.ÂŽ As far as the cost, in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands alone Maria is estimated to have caused up to $115 billion in damage. ÂThere are thousands of people still with nothing over there,ÂŽ Correa said. ÂNo house. No roof. No power. No food. No water. And we still need to help.ÂŽ A pair of baseball games wonÂt fix all the issues, of course. But the mere sense of normalcy, in abnormal times, will help. ÂWe have a chance to have influence,ÂŽ Twins manager Paul Molitor said. ÂSome of it is resource, some of it is just, you put your words and your presence there and it brings significance to the efforts that are ongoing. So MLB, the Twins and the Indians have all done a good job of coordinating as many things as we can during the course of those three days without detracting from the fact that weÂre there to play baseball.ÂŽ The Twins, the Indians, MLB officials and Baseball Hall of Famers Â„ some, like Roberto Alomar, are from Puerto Rico; some, like Cal Ripken Jr., are not Â„ will be across the island this week. Clinics for kids will be held. Money will be raised and distributed. Supplies will be left behind. Twins employees are planning to aid workers trying to restore water and power. Indians CEO Paul Dolan will help plant native trees to replace some those that were destroyed. And then for 18 innings or so on Tuesday and Wednesday, the 18,000 fans at Hiram Bithorn Stadium will get to cheer again. ÂItÂs always good to have a reminder that we have work to do,ÂŽ Cora said. ÂPeople donÂt realize it. ThereÂs people in the mountains that have no water, no power. ItÂs been like six, seven months. ThatÂs tough. Sometimes (in the U.S.) we complain that we donÂt have power for three days and weÂre going nuts. Imagine having that.ÂŽMLB: San JuanÂPeople are still su eringÂ AP FILE PHOTOHomes in the Cantera area are covered with FEMA tarps, where buildings from the Hato Rey area stand in the background in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded contracts to deliver hurricane supplies without adequately researching whether winning bidders could deliver what they promised, according to a new investigation by Democrats on a Senate oversight committee. MLB back in storm-hit San Juan AP PHOTOBoston Red SoxÂs Mitch Moreland is welcomed to the dugout after scoring on a ground-rule double hit by Tzu-Wei Lin, of Taiwan, in the sixth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, in Boston. Associated PressBOSTON Â„ Andrew Benintendi got three hits and the Boston Red Sox extended the best start in their 118-year history, beating the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday at frigid Fenway Park. Mitch Moreland also had three hits for the Red Sox, who completed a three-game sweep of the shortened series and improved to a major league-best 13-2 under new manager Alex Cora. The series was supposed to last four games, but the traditional PatriotsÂ Day game scheduled for Monday morning at 11:05 a.m. was postponed late Sunday afternoon because of a forecast that calls for heavy rain throughout the day. The game will be made up May 17. It is the Â“ rst time the PatriotsÂ Day game in Boston has been postponed since 1984. Manny Machado had an RBI double for Baltimore, which has lost Â“ ve of six. Boston ace Chris Sale gave up one run and two hits in Â“ ve innings, striking eight and walking two. Heath Hembree (2-0) worked two innings of scoreless relief. Craig Kimbrel got three outs for his Â“ fth save. METS 3, BREWERS 2: Wilmer Flores hit a game-winning home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and New York beat Milwaukee to improve the best start in team history to 12-2. Noah Syndergaard struck out eight batters in a row, two shy of Tom SeaverÂs major league record, and Brandon Nimmo Â“ nished a double shy of the cycle. Nimmo connected for a tying home run against Taylor Williams leading off the sixth on a cold, blustery afternoon at Citi Field. Flores broke a 2-all tie with a drive over the left-center wall against Matt Albers (2-1) for his second home run this year. New York has opened a season with Â“ ve straight series wins for the Â“ rst time. Jeurys Familia (1-0) worked around a walk in a hitless ninth. ROCKIES 6, NATIONALS 5: Ian Desmond hit a tiebreaking, two-out homer in the ninth inning against his former team, Charlie Blackmon drove in three runs and Colorado rallied to beat Washington. After Sean Doolittle (0-1) struck out Carlos Gonzalez and Gerardo Parra to open the ninth, Desmond sent a belt-high, 3-2 fastball over the 402-foot sign in straightaway center as Colorado took three out of four in its only visit to Washington. Adam Ottavino (3-0) got the win despite allowing a run in the eighth. Wade Davis worked the ninth for his seventh save in eight opportunities. PIRATES 7, MARLINS : Starling Marte went 5 for 5 with a ninth-inning homer to help Pittsburgh beat Miami. MarteÂs Â“ ve hits were a career high, and his average rose from .241 to .305. He scored four times and hit his third homer off Junichi Tazawa. The surprising Pirates (11-4) improved to 7-0 in day games, completed a 4-2 trip and head home atop the NL Central. Ivan Nova (2-1) recovered from a wobbly start to pitch 6 2/3 innings. He allowed three runs and struck out nine, his highest total since 2016. Jose Urena (0-3) allowed eight hits and four runs in Â“ ve innings. After four starts, the MarlinsÂ ace has an ERA of 5.57. CARDINALS 3, REDS 2: Carlos Martinez struck out a season-high 11 batters in seven shutout innings and Harrison BaderÂs two-run home run helped St. Louis complete its Â“ rst four-game sweep in Cincinnati since 1949. Martinez (2-1) allowed two hits and four walks while helping send the Reds to their eighth consecutive loss, one short of matching their longest losing streak of last season. The Reds scored 10 runs in the series while being swept in four games at home by St. Louis for the Â“ rst time since July 8-10, 1949. The Reds havenÂt enjoyed a lead in 32 innings, going back to the fourth inning on Thursday. They are 2-13 for the Â“ rst time since the 1931 Reds won two of their Â“ rst 19 games. Bud Norris allowed Adam DuvallÂs ninth-inning leadoff homer and the Reds got a runner to second with nobody out. Norris struck out Alex Blandino and Phillip Ervin and got Billy Hamilton to line out to clinch his third save.MLB ROUNDUPRed Sox move to MLB-best 13-2By JAY COHENAssociated PressCHICAGO Â„ April showers Â„ and snow, sleet and wind Â„ are wreaking havoc on major league baseball. No Ohtani in Kansas City. No Judge in Detroit. One less off day for a couple more teams this summer. Six more games were wiped out Sunday, running baseballÂs total number of postponements to 21 just 2 weeks into the season. ItÂs baseballÂs highest number through the end of April since it had 26 in 2007, and there are still a couple weeks to go this month. The last time six games were wiped out in a single day was Sept. 12, 2008, and that situation was partly caused by Hurricane Ike battering the Gulf Coast. There was more dicey weather in the forecast for Monday, and Boston postponed its annual PatriotsÂ Day game for the first time since 1984. ÂIf it was up to me, no one would play north of Atlanta or east of Colorado in the first few weeks, but thatÂs not going to happen,ÂŽ Braves reliever Peter Moylan said. Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani was slated to pitch for the third time before their game against the Royals was called off because of subfreezing temperatures. Aaron Judge and the Yankees were set to play a doubleheader against the Tigers after a rainout on Saturday, but the twinbill was pulled, too, with icicles all over Comerica Park. The last three games of MinnesotaÂs series at Target Field against the Chicago White Sox were lost to rain, then a blizzard. Also postponed were Blue Jays at Indians, and Braves at Cubs one day after the teams played through miserable conditions at Wrigley Field. ÂDriving out again, it was remarkably bad,ÂŽ Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. ÂItÂs just the right thing to do. ItÂs not about just getting games in. You want to be able to play the game on a major league-caliber, championship-caliber level.ÂŽ Tough to do on Sunday. The start of St. LouisÂ game at Cincinnati was delayed for more than 2 hours because of the weather. Fans and players wore ski masks at Citi Field, and there was free hot chocolate at the concession stands at Fenway Park. ÂI was miserable, nothing short of miserable,ÂŽ Boston ace Chris Sale said after the Red Sox beat Baltimore 3-1. ÂI said it when I came out of the game: ÂThis is the most miserable IÂve ever been on a baseball field, by far, not even close.ÂÂŽMLB: Weather W intry weather, plenty of postponements