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SEBRING „ J.P. Fane loved being a Highlands County Sheriffs deputy, and really loved riding a motorcycle on the Sheriffs Traf“c Unit. He had a plate on the back that read, Smile. I could be behind you.Ž Those who knew Fane preferred he not be. With J.P. Fane, you werent getting a warning,Ž said Scott Dressel, Sheriffs Of“ce public information of“cer. Fane said stealth also had its hazards. The advantage of a motorbike is nobody sees you,Ž Fane said. The disadvantage is nobody sees you.Ž If people did see you theyd slow down, he said. Eight percent would slow down for a patrol car, but 38 percent would for motoŽ of“cer. Fane rode with the traf“c unit eight years „ under then-sheriff Howard Godwin „ and spent 14 years over the 911 central dispatch. He retired earlier this month. Decreased funds and increased costs make a dedicated traf“c unit no longer feasible. If we could have a traf“c unit, we probably would,Ž Dressel said. Sheriff Paul Blackman, elected in 2016, continued a policy set by former sheriff Susan Benton to have road deputies do traf“c enforcement. Its not like were not doing traf“c (stops) on 27,Ž Dressel said. Of the 4,150 traf“c stops by the Sheriffs Of“ce this year, 1,733 were on U.S. 27, Dressel said: 16 per day. Of 42 driving under the in”uence calls this year, Dressel said, deputies handled 31, with 20 on U.S. 27. Fane said the traf“c unit was effective, but he did not have statistics. Anecdotally, he said, southbound drivers knew to slow down as they neared Avon Park. Also, he said, the Sheriffs Of“ce often got denied for Florida Department of Transportation grants: Not enough fatalities. Fane said motorcycles were relatively inexpensive: $1,000 each from HarleyDavidson. After a year, the Sheriffs Of“ce could trade them for new ones and dealers would resell them. People liked police bikes. Dressel differs with that analysis. A motorcycle is cheaper to insure than a patrol car, but costs as much to buy. It also costs more to hire and out“t the extra deputy for a traf“c unit: They get both a car and motorcycle. The issue also is you dont just take a deputy and throw them on a motorcycle,Ž Dressel said. Theres a whole extra school they have to attend to get certi“ed to ride. It takes several weeks and is not cheap.Ž Fane agrees. The moto (sic) course had to be the most physically demanding course Ive ever taken.Ž Deputies had to learn to ride in formation and in tandem and then how to „ safely „ drop a 950-pound bike on the ground while riding on pavement, grass or sand. Fane wrapped his crash bars in hoses to protect the chrome.Traffic enforcementBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERDedicated unit not in HCSO budget COURTESY PHOTO/HIGHLANDS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICEDeputy Jay Carver shoots a LIDAR speed detection device at northbound trac on U.S. 27, across from the Avon Park National Guar d Armory. FANE COURTESY PHOTO/HIGHLANDS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICEA Highlands County Sheris deputy prepares to pull out on a speeding driver during a recent wolfpack trac enforcement eort on U.S. 27. The Sheris Oce will have such enforcement eorts, but all road patrol deputies have been charged with the task of keeping an eye on trac infractions.TRAFFIC | 6 GAINESVILLE (AP) „ On Labor Day weekend in 1983, Howard Appledorfs neighbor noticed the celebrity professors back door was broken in, and it looked as though the house had been burgled. Appledorf, who had been honored by the University of Florida as Teacher of the Year in 1974 and Distinguished Lecturer in 1978, was best known as the junkfood professorŽ for his defense of the nutritional value of fast food. Gainesville police responded to the neighbors call. What of“cers found reads more like a scene from the 1980 horror “lm The Shining than a robbery report. They found Appledorf dead on his couch, bound and asphyxiated with his shirt off, a cigarette butt snuffed out in his stomach. Across his living room walls, the words MURDERŽ and REDRUMŽ had been scrawled in red. Beside the body, the murderers had laid out a dining set, apparently having eaten Subway while they watched Appledorf die. News of the death rippled through Gainesville, and then the country, morphing as quickly as it traveled: Appledorf had been asphyxiated with junk food, reporters wrote, a gruesome homage to his nickname. The murderers had written their messages in peanut butter; no „ ketchup; no „ red ink. They had killed him with a frying pan while listening to Soft Cells 1981 hit, Tainted Love.Ž Every version extended the allure until the killers gave themselves up in bizarre fashion after leaving a sloppy trail „ driving Appledorfs car and using his credit card. Who were these psychopaths? Gainesville soon found out, and the answers would shock the citys 1980s conscience. This was seven years before the deaths of “ve students at the hands of Danny Rolling would snuff out any remaining civic naivet. Gary Bown, Paul Everson, and Shane Kennedy were a trio of gay prostitutes from San Francisco. They had traveled to Gainesville on Appledorfs invitation, staying with him at his lakefront home for two nights before their arrest for forging his signature on a $900 check. While in jail, the three requested Appledorf pay their bond, 35 years after murder, Appledorf lives on in UF classBy CHAMPE BARTONTHE GAINESVILLE SUN SEBRING „ Enrollment in the Highlands County School District continues to be up from last year with Avon Park High and Lake Placid Elementary schools making large gains offsetting some the declines at other schools. Overall, the mid-April enrollment in the School Board of Highlands County was up by 43 students. That raises the grand total of students from 12,485 in 2017 to 12,528 in 2018. The increase is not from more students in the schools, but from an increase in students who are in other programs that make up the districts grand total.Ž That includes 35 students at the districts alternative program, the Academy at Youth Care Lane, which had 25 students at this time last year. The Hospital Homebound and prekindergarten disabilities categories also had increases. Also, the grand total includes the Highlands Virtual School, which AP High leads districts enrollment gainsBy MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITER MARC VALERO/STAFFThe mid-April enrollment at Avon Park High School is up by 85 students compared to last year.He was very bright, very friendly, a great speaker ... the resident intellectual at the Red Lion (a local watering hole). 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A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 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. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Karen Clogston, editor, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870; email editor@ newssun.com or call 863-386-5831. OFFICE Location: 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m. … 5 p.m. Monday Friday Phone: 863-385-6155 Main Fax: 863-385-1954 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 13 weeks Tax Total $53.30 $4.00 $57.30 26 weeks Tax Total $106.60 $8.00 $114.60 52 weeks Tax Total $213.20 $15.99 $229.19 EZ Pay Tax Total $15.91 $1.19 $17.10 MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES 3 months $74.36 6 months $133.81 12 months $229.19 Your newspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any daily publication date, or 7a.m. on Sunday, please phone the circulation department at 863-385-6155. 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 cli.yeazel@highlandsnewssun.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 legals@highlandsnewssun.com 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 SFSC graduates 10 new corrections officersAVON PARK „ South Florida State College graduated 10 new corrections of“cers during the evening Basic Corrections, Class 18-195, ceremony at the SFSC University Center Auditorium on the Highlands Campus Wednesday. Michael Austin, coordinator at SFSCs Criminal Justice Academy, presented graduates with their occupational certi“cates. Recipients were Joshua Almack, Shane B. Berini, Rupert C. Brown, Danielle T. Carter, Deckita R. Cowell, Eduardo Lebron, Dakota L. Linder, Robert Martinez, Nikola Pavlovski and Kanisha Peterson. Four students were singled out for their achievements during the 420 hours of instruction. Berini earned top honors for academic excellence and Lebron scored the “rearms award for his work on the shooting range. Peterson was lauded for her work as class executive of“cer and Carter was praised for stepping up to take on the demanding job as class leader. Speaker LaKisha Collins, senior correctional probation of“cer with the Florida Department of Corrections, addressed the graduates. Each of you are now subject to constantly being viewed with a “ne tooth comb,Ž she said. Never take action based on emotion. Remember, not all actions deserve a reaction. What you do will have lifelong consequences to the clients and inmates you deal with on a daily basis. Dont ever get complacent. This is an exciting career with many pitfalls and stumbling blocks. Learn what to avoid. Seek out motivated co-workers as mentors. Your class motto is: United, We are One,Ž she said. It de“nes each of you perfectly. Always be inquisitive, suspicious, and thorough.Ž In closing, Collins said to the graduates: Take time to remember your family members. They were there for you before you started the academy, they were there by your side while you attended, and theyre going to be there long after you put up your duty belts. Find time for your family.ŽSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN COURTESY PHOTOGraduates, front row from left: Deckita R. Cowell of DeSoto County, Eduardo Lebron from Har dee County, Nikola Pavlovski of DeSoto County, Dakota L. Linder of DeSoto County, and Shane B. Berini of DeSoto County. 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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A3 www.highlandsnewssun.com Music in the Museum returns to Avon ParkAVON PARK „ Peter Powell Roberts Museum of Art and Cultural Center is holding Music in the Museum, Singer / Songwriter Night. The event showcases original music by emerging, regional artists. Master of ceremony for the series is Larry McCandless. Featured musicians for April are: Andy Buster, (Native American folk), Scott Kromel (gospel country), Nancy Marquart (country rock), Christine Scholtus (folk) and Joe Leonard (folk rock). The event is from 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, April 27 at the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of Art, 310 W. Main St., Avon Park. White wine, beer and soft drinks will be available. There is no entrance fee. This is a give-asyou-can fundraiser for the museum. Donations are expected. For more information, contact Fred Leavitt at 863-402-8238 or email info@heartlandculturalalliance.org.SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN Music in the Museum returns to the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of Art and Cultural Center on April 27. COURTESY PHOTORay Cerbone and Nancy Koerner perform during Februarys Music in the Museum. Jim Robertson entertains the crowd at the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of Art and Cultural Centers Music in the Museum in February. NEW 2017 JEEPCOMPASS MSRP ....................... $22,685 TOTAL OFF .............. $4,000 NEW PRICE ....JE109 SERVING CENTRAL FLORIDA FOR 87 YEARS! $ 24,285 $ 22,280 .......... . . . . . . $,000 $ 0 0 0 . . . . . . $ 18,685 * Plus tax, tag, W.A.C., 10,000 miles per year. See dealer for terms and down payment details. NEW 2018 CHRYSLERPACIFICA LX LEASE SPECIAL $ 279 00*CF086 NEW 2018 DODGECHALLENGER LEASE SPECIAL $ 199 00*DF078 NEW 2018 JEEP CHEROKEELIMITED LEASE SPECIAL $ 199 00*JF130 NEW 2017 DODGECHARGER MSRP ....................... $29,785 TOTAL OFF .............. $5,500 NEW PRICE ....DF024 NEW 2017 DODGEJOURNEY MSRP ....................... $28,280 TOTAL OFF .............. $6,000 NEW PRICE ....DE105 NEW 2018 DODGE GRANDCARAVAN SE LEASE SPECIAL $ 219 00*DF060 NEW 2018 CHRYSLER300 TOTAL OFF! $ 7,500 NEW 2017 JEEPWRANGLER TOTAL OFF! $ 3,000JE142 ONLY 2 LEFT!adno=3566561 Join Phillip Statler Every Saturday 12pm 1pm and Sundays 10am 11am YOUR FINANCIAL SECURITY IS OUR BUSINESS147 S. Ridgewood Dr. I Sebring, FL 33870863-382-0037 Investment advisory services offered through Statler Financial Services, Inc. F i i i i l l S S i i I I Call us FOR FREE RISK analysisRequest your free X-Ray ReviewWWTK AM 730 Your X-Ray Review will: Show you if youre exposed to fees or hidden charges. And how to rectify this. Measure the level of risk your portfolio is exposed to. And let you know if its appropriate for you. Show you how diverse your portfolio is. And if necessary how you can improve it.adno=3560018

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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com OBITUARIESChristopher L. Canter, Sr.Christopher L. Canter, Sr., 68, of Lake Placid, Florida, passed away April 15, 2018 with his family by his side at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee, Florida. He was born Dec. 17, 1949 in Brownsville, Texas to the late Clifton HowardŽ Canter, Sr. and Loretta (Pat) Eyers Canter. He graduated from LPHS in 1968 and attended St. Pete Jr. College. Chris was previously co-owner of Pure Lead Products, Inc., a co-developer of a welding patent and later owner of automotive parts recycling and scrap metal businesses. His interests and passions included family, gardening, “shing, feeding and watching birds, and reading. Chris was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Clif, Steve, and Phillip Canter. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Vicki Milliron Canter; daughter, Lori Yanisky (Diego) of Tallahassee, Florida; son, Christopher L. Canter, Jr. (Angela) of Cape Coral, Florida; grandchildren, Colton and Jackson; sisters-in-law, Phyllis and Bonnie Canter; and many nieces. At this time there will be no service, but a memorial will be in the near future. Donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice at 1723 Mahan Center Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 or at bigbendhospice.org.Evelyn Ruth (Raumaker) CloughEvelyn Ruth (Raumaker) Clough, of Lake Placid, was risen to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 19, 2018. She was in the loving companionship of her daughter. Evelyn was a native of Nebraska, born in Omaha on Nov. 14, 1930. She was the daughter of Ms. Clara Jacobson Raumaker and Raymond Raumaker. Evelyn retired after 30 years of service with the Federal Government. She worked as an administrative of“cer at the National Security Agency in Maryland. Evelyn has been a resident of Lake Placid for the past 25 years. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Lake Placid Womens Club and a past Chaplain of the LP Elks. Evelyn was a kind and giving person who always had time to volunteer herself to many organizations here in Lake Placid. Evelyn was preceded in her death by her husband Fay in 1986, and is survived by her two children, Sherri (Bruce) Hebert, Bill Bird, and her grandson, Christopher. A memorial service in celebration of her life will take place at St. Francis Church on Thursday, April 26 at 11 a.m. Reverend Elizabeth Nelson will celebrate. Interment will follow in the St. Francis Memorial Garden. Memorial arrangements are under the loving devotion of Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home. Lake Placid. 863-465-9997.George W. MangoldGeorge W. Mangold, 87, of Avon Park, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and “ve children on April 13, 2018. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 12, 1931. He is predeceased by his brother and sister-inlaw, Fred and Donna Mangold. George graduated from DeLaSalle High School in Detroit, Michigan in 1950. He then joined the Marines and served in the Korean War. George worked as a Detroit Police Of“cer for 10 years prior to his career as a Special Agent with Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms. He retired from ATF in Louisville, Kentucky in December of 1985. Upon retirement he was awarded the Treasury Department Gallation Award, given to agents whose service of at least 20 years has been without blemish. In 1987 he was employed as an Investigator/Auditor with the Kentucky Real Estate Commission which he continued until 1998. In 2000, George and Marlene moved to Highlands Ridge, a golf community in Avon Park, Florida. George was a special person, a man of his word, funny, kind and brave. He was a loving husband, a proud father and always the life of the party. He lived his life with no regrets, had a heart of gold and was loved by many. George will be deeply missed by his faithful dog Oliver; his loving wife, Marlene (Meddaugh); children, Michelle, Thomas, Jill, George and Marcy Mangold, Jeff Spevacek; grandchildren, Elissa Decker, Cortney Henry, William Pfeffer, Wesley Malusek and Joseph Gatsos; great grandchildren, Dylan and Adelyn Decker and Raylan Henry; sister, Judy (Dennis) Raczak; many nieces, nephews and dear family friends. Services entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, Florida 33870. Friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at stephensonnelsonfh. com. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSStill life painting classesFROSTPROOF Florida Wildflower Studios will host Memories and Moments in Time, a still life masterpiece class, from 10 a.m. to noon, the first Saturday of the month from May to August, at 12 E. Wall St., Frostproof. All four classes are $30 for members and $35 for non-members, or $10/$15 for one. This includes ice cream social. 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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 www.highlandsnewssun.comOUR VIEW Tim Smolarick Publisher tim.smolarick@highlandsnewssun.com Romona Washington Executive Editor romona.washington@highlandsnewssun.com VIEWPOINTS Karen Clogston Editor karen.clogston@highlandsnewssun.com Rob Kearly Circulation Director rob.kearly@highlandsnewssun.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 ment ion 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. Lette rs will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name … not initials. An address and telepho ne 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. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only four letters per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made i n letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Highlands News-Sun, Letters to the Editor, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870, or fax to 863-385-1954. Readers may also email Letters to the Editor to editor@newssun.com. The “rst thing you probably think about when someone mentions human traf“cking is the sex trade. And, no doubt, that is probably the form of human traf“cking that is the most talked about „ with the help of Hollywood and movies like Taken.Ž But there are other forms of human traf“cking, some just as prevalent, that we might encounter every day. One de“nition of human traf“cking is recruitment and transportation of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion or deception and taking advantage of that person through abuse of power to gain bene“ts through the exploitation of that person. Traf“cking can involve using that person in the sex trade, forced labor, slavery and even the harvesting of organs. Florida ranks third, behind California and Texas, for the number of traf“cking cases reported. Miami and Tampa are ranked fourth and 12th respectively, of the 100 most populous cities in the U.S., for the number of calls per 100,000 people, to report traf“cking. Southwest Florida is an area that has seen few cases of traf“cking reported „ but that doesnt mean we are immune. Many traf“cking victims are moved around and the Miami-to-Tampa pipeline runs right through out communities. Highlands County Sheriffs Lt. Greg Pearlman sits on the 10th Circuit Human Traf“cking Task Force. At a gathering April 6 to discuss human traf“cking and its local impact, Pearlman said there have been four allegations made in the past two months. Most of it will be an allegation of a parent or guardian prostituting out their child for drugs or something. Usually its an outside source or a disgruntled neighbor or family member, just like most of the child abuse cases are,Ž he said, adding that many of the allegations are false. HCSO Volunteer Chaplain William Trucano added that by having events such as the one hosted at the Genesis Center, law enforcement hopes to keep the numbers low. The more people know and are aware, the less problems we will have,Ž he said. One of the best weapons against traf“cking is awareness and a willingness to get involved and report suspected cases. There are several traits you can be alert to, according to the Florida Department of Children and Families, that could indicate a person is in distress. They include: € Signs of physical and sexual violence, such as: unexplained bruises, black eyes, cuts, or marks € Fear, anxiety, depression, submission, tension, and/or nervousness € Hyper-vigilant or paranoid behavior € Children and youth often express interest in, or are in relationships with adults or older men € Evidence of controlling or dominating relationships, including: repeated phone calls from a boyfriendŽ and/or excessive concern about displeasing a partner € Unexplained shopping trips or possession of expensive clothing, jewelry, or a cell phone could indicate the manipulation of an exploiter € Not in control of their own money € Unaccounted for time, vagueness concerning whereabouts, and/or defensiveness in response to questions or concerns € Keeping late-night or unusual hours € New clothes, or getting hair or nails done with no “nancial means to do this independently € Personal information such as: age, name, and/or date of birth might change with each telling of his or her story, or the information given might contradict itself € No identi“cation or is not in control of his or her identi“cation documents Sometimes it is a dif“cult choice to get involved. But, the hardships and abuse victims of traf“cking go through are often horrendous. If any of us can play even a small role in derailing this terrible crime, we should.Human trafficking more common than we want to believeThe more things change in America, the more they seem to stay the same. Henry Adams, writing about his life in the early 1800s could have been writing about America of 2018. See if you can see yourself and America in these writings from almost 200 years ago. Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, had always been the systematic organization of hatreds, and Massachusetts politics had been as harsh as the climate.Ž This sure sounds similar to todays toxic political climate. America is sometimes polarized between ”yover country and the coastal elites. But that view is not new. Though Quincy was but two hours walk from Beacon Hill, it belonged in a different world. For two hundred years, every Adams, from father to son, had lived within sight of State Street, and sometimes had lived in it, yet none had ever taken kindly to the town, or been taken kindly by it.Ž Yet he felt also that Quincy was in a way inferior to Boston and that socially Boston looked down on Quincy. The reason enough was clear enough even to a “ve-year old child. Quincy had no Boston style.Ž Some folks think our Muslim and Hispanic immigrants dont share our values. That view of immigrants is not new. To outsiders, immigrants, adventurers, it was easy, but the old Puritan nature rebelled against change. The reason it gave was forcible. The Puritan thought his thought higher and his moral standards better than those of his successors.Ž Donald Trumps rough and tumble approach to politics seems new and refreshing to some. But consider what Adams wrote about the Donald Trumps of his time. A coarser instrument would have impressed them more. Average human nature is very coarse, and its ideals must necessarily be average. The world never loved perfect poise. What the world does love is commonly absence of poise, for it has to be amused. Napoleons and Andrew Jacksons amuse it.Ž Why is it that violent acts seem to be committed by boys? This is not a new phenomenon. The idea of violence was familiar to the anti-slavery leaders as well to their followers. Mobs were always possible. Henry never happened to be actually concerned in a mob, but he, like every other boy, was sure to be on hand wherever a mob was expected.Ž Some folks today lament how our schools are indoctrinating our children. That complaint was also true in the early 1800s. All State education is a sort of a dynamo machine for polarizing the popular mind; for turning and holding its lines of force in the direction supposed to be most effective for State purposes.Ž The relationship between man and woman is always complicated yet intoxicating. She was the “rst young woman he was ever intimate with … quick, sensitive, willful, or full of will, energetic, sympathetic and intelligent enough to supply a score of men with ideas „ and he was delighted to give her the reins „ to let her drive him where she would. It was his “rst experiment in giving the reins to a woman, and he was so much pleased with the results that he never wanted to take them back.Ž I imagine 200 years from now they will be discussing these same issues the same way Henry Adams wrote about them in the early 1800s. History never repeats, but I love the way it rhymes. Share your thoughts. David Dunn-Rankin is CEO of Sun Newspapers, the familyand employee-owned group that owns the Highlands News-Sun and Highlands Sun. He can be reached at daviddr@ sun-herald.com .Henry Adams words remain relevant David Dunn-Rankin INK IN MY VEINS YOUR VIEW Store parking lots need enforcement too Ive read a lot recently about speeding on U.S. 27. How about store parking lots like Lakeshore Mall, Shelby Crossing and even regular grocery stores like Winn-Dixie? These lots have designated parking spaces and designated roads.Ž Every time I go to one of these lots, some drivers, and luckily they are few in number, drive across the spaces and roads without checking to see if someone is on the actual right of way. Come on peeps, do it right. The life you save could be your own. As for red light running, today was a prime example that prompted me to write ... I came from Lakeview Drive to Scenic and was waiting to cross the Parkway at the light. The vehicle in front of me was turning left onto the Parkway and was nearly broadsided by a white Jeep Cherokee or similar barrelling through the red light. How the white one missed him, I dont know. Crazy and scary.S. Alderson Avon Park Politics exposes the dark side Politics turns us into different people. In a nation divided we have sought new and improved ways to dredge up irrelevant ancient history and insults as part of the quest to justify political views while crucifying those who dare to see things differently. For some time now I have seen writings who blast the couple who write as one for stating their opinion on political personalities. Politics is a volatile topic, especially in these times. The atmosphere in America is charged with discord and chaos and some seize the opportunity to spout criticism of government and the citizens who voice their opinion of lawmakers. I have serious concerns regarding the health of our government. There is plenty of blame to go around. The fault of broken democracy does not lie solely with a past president, political candidate or government of“cial. It does not lie entirely with the current administration. We need to move past childish name calling and petty mud slinging. Less time is needed seeking a convenient scapegoat and more time making sure our votes count and that our representatives hear our voices. Madeline Albright reminds us of a comment by Benito Mussolini as he tore away at democracy: If you pluck a chicken one feather at a time, the people wont notice.Ž Enough with the squabbling among ourselves. Our focus needs to be that we are vigilant that America is not the referenced chicken.Warren Pender SebringLets talk ideasThis is to the writers responding to the couple of Sebring gasbags. One writer mentioned talking about ideas. Lets try this and not mention any former presidents. What has the current president produced since inauguration? He did help pass the tax bill. I dont think we can judge that for a couple years to see what effect it has on the budget and middle class. I would like to know what he is going to do on immigration, infrastructure, education, and health care. Please dont say the Democrats have held up his agenda. The Republicans control both houses of Congress. So lets talk ideas without mentioning any past presidents. Thank you.David Molloy Sebring 2 0 1 8 0 4 2 2 s e a 0 5 p d f 1 2 1 A p r 1 8 1 6 : 4 6 : 2 6

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A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com threatening to contact a local reporter and out him to the community if he didnt. Kennedy was only 15 years old, after all; would Appledorfs life ever return to normal if community members knew he was gay and that he had slept with a child? Appledorf dropped the charges. As a part of the agreement, the three were to leave Gainesville permanently. Instead, upon their release „ while Appledorf boarded a plane headed for a conference in New York „ they walked six miles to Appledorfs home. Two days later, after Appledorfs return, of“cers would “nd his body. It was quite a shock to everybody and it was right at the start of the semester,Ž recalls UF Emeritus Professor and friend of Appledorfs, Robert Bates. After his death ... (the class he taught) came almost to a screeching halt.Ž According to Bates, Appledorf had grown the UF course, Mans Food, from a sleepy little thing of 15 studentsŽ to a wait-list-only auditorium lecture with over 100. It was a testament to his enthusiasm as a teacher, said Bates, that enrollment dipped so considerably the year of his death. Without Howie, there was just no draw,Ž he said. The department would eventually recover, and Mans Food today brings in hundreds of students each year. Its appeal began with Appledorf. In the months that followed Appledorfs death, Bown and Everson received life sentences for murder. But Kennedy, because he had left the house during the murder to vomit, was only sentenced to four years for grand theft. After serving his time, he returned to Manhattan, where he committed a series of strange offenses, ranging from trashing a Blockbuster video display to biting a chunk out of a security guards leg. Eventually, after multiple arrests for stalking fashion designer Todd Oldham (sending the designer condoms, erotic art, and leaves, loitering outside his studio, etc.) Kennedy was committed to a Manhattan mental hospital. Bown and Everson still live in cells at Martin Correctional Institution, a prison in Martin County. Appledorf had served as a member of the faculty in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition since 1960. He was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Ph.D. in nutrition. He came to UF following post-doctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley, according to a biographical note by the George Smathers Libraries at UF. The story of his death survives in True Crime retellings. But in Gainesville, there are a handful of people, like Bates, who remember a friend instead of a sensation. He was very bright, very friendly, a great speaker ... the resident intellectual at the Red Lion (a local watering hole),Ž said Bates. He really put this school and this department on the map.ŽMURDERFROM PAGE 1 shows an increase from 17 to 37 students. Avon Park High Schools April enrollment is up by 85 students from 981 in 2017 to 1,066 in 2018. Lake Placid Elementary has a gain of 28 students from 806 in 2017 to 834 in 2018. District-wide, enrollment was ”at at the elementary level with no change of 6,197 students. Enrollment declined by 78 in the middle schools from 2,853 to 2,775. At the high school level, enrollment increased by 76 from 3,356 to 3,432. The largest grade level is fourth-grade with 1,054 students, followed by third-grade with 1,043 students and ninth-grade with 1,041. The grand total does not include students in the Highlands Career Institute at South Florida State College, which has a total of 86 students 34 from Sebring High, 37 from Avon Park High ands 15 from Lake Placid High.DISTRICTFROM PAGE 1 Motorcycle riders say, Its not if you wreck, but when,Ž Fane said. Once while Fane was stopped on State Road 17, on funeral escort, an impatient 82-year-old driver whipped around a line of stopped cars and clipped his motorcycle: just beyond his hand on the handlebar; just past his leg on the crash bar. The motorcycle was everywhere,Ž Fane said. God was looking out for me.Ž Fane is thankful for Florida laws that designate certain behaviors as aggressive driving, such as speeding, tailgating and quick, improper lane-changing. On his personal motorcycle, Fane wont ride on U.S. 27. Its too dangerous,Ž he said. When asked if he believes the county still needs a traf“c unit, Fane says, Im biased.Ž He supports having a traf“c unit and believes in motorcycles. People slow down for them, because they only give tickets. (Drivers) realize thats what those guys do,Ž Fane said. Fane also thinks Blackman is doing a great job as it is, and Dressel said the Sheriffs Of“ce struggles with lower post-recession property tax revenue like every agency does. At this point, were doing the best we can with what weve got. People can help us out by slowing down and paying attention,Ž Dressel said. I really think that distraction more than speed is the major cause, and thats very hard to police.Ž Fane said hes seen people distracted by eating and drinking, applying makeup and messing with radios or other in-car amenities. Dressel also said people look too much at cell phones, kids in the back seat or sunsets over Lake Jackson on their way home. It only takes a second of distraction for an otherwise safe driver to have a wreck, Dressel said. He said drivers can do a lot to improve safety. Leave a few minutes early,Ž Dressel said, and leave a little more space between you and other cars.Ž Those two things, he said, go a long way toward reducing wrecks.TRAFFICFROM PAGE 1 COURTESY PHOTO/HIGHLANDS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICEDeputy Vincent Forrest shoots a LIDAR speed detection device at eastbound trac on Hammock Road in Sebring, between Heron Road and Brunns Road. Offers are separate, cannot be combined, and subject to change. Photos for illustrative purpose only. Dealership not responsibl e for typographical errors. (1) On select in stock models, while stock lasts. Not available with special finance, lease or other offers. See dealer for details. (2) 0% APR for qualified buyers. Monthly payment is $13.89 for every $1000 financed @ 72 months ($16.67/mo. for 60 months). Example down payment: 18%. Must qualify and finance through GM Financial. See dealer for details. (3) 39 mo. closed end lease (Silverado: 24 months). Cruze: Based on MSRP of $22,325 with $2,239 due at signing (Equinox: MSRP $27,645, $2,799 due at signing; Silverado: MSRP $43,480, $3,959 due at signing). Plus tax, tag, title, and $599 dealer fee. No security deposit required. 10,000 miles per year, $.25/mile for overage. Includes all available incentives, rebates and coupons, including owner loyalty/conquest where applicable. All customers may not qualify for all rebates. Option to purchase at lease end for an amount to be determined at lease signing. Lessor must approve lease. Lessee pays for excess wear and tear charges. 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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 www.highlandsnewssun.com Over Miami traffic, a man now travels with dolphinsMIAMI (AP) „ Parker Lake got sick of the rat race. Sick of working in a cubicle. Sick of commuting on Miamis mean streets. Sick of being overweight from sitting at a desk or in traf“c jams. So Lake quit his unful“lling job, sold his car and moved to a house on the Little River. Road warrior no more, he paddles to two new jobs on a stand-up paddleboard. The rude drivers who used to accompany him on his travels have been replaced by manatees, dolphins, pelicans and spotted eagle rays. Lake decided to stop despairing and daydreaming and go outside himself, as well as the con“nements of of“ce and automobile. Hes lost 45 pounds. Hes gained peace of mind. I thought to myself, Im spinning my wheels in more ways than one. Im not happy with the commute, Im not happy being a salesman,Ž he said. Now I “nd myself ful“lled. The difference in pay is not insigni“cant but I “gure Im paying to be happy.Ž On Thursday, Lake paddled three miles home from his parttime job as a tour guide at the iPaddle Miami watersports rental center at Pelican Harbor Marina on the 79th Street Causeway. He paused at Bird Key, where a great blue heron launched from the trees. As the wind turned brisk and churned the Intracoastals waters, Lake balanced on his 121/2-foot bamboo Riviera Ron House board and gazed at the downtown Miami skyline. Then he headed up the river, which gets progressively grittier the farther west you go. He passed yachts parked behind luxurious homes, then helped construction workers fetch a “shing pole that had dropped in the water. He stroked onward past a ”ock of orange-beaked ibises, empty warehouses, rundown apartment buildings, a homeless man living under a bridge, walls covered with graf“ti, trash ”oating on the surface. Paddling to and from work, he can see and hear the cars on surrounding roads and bridges. Im not part of that anymore and I feel great,Ž he said. Drivers look at me with a look of longing, and I know what theyre thinking: Hes probably on vacation. I need a vacation.Ž Lakes other job is as a security guard at the Eden Roc hotel in Miami Beach. Thats a 12-mile, two-hour paddle from where he lives on Northeast 85th Street. He carries his work clothes and shoes in a dry bag backpack. He once paddled over a hammerhead shark on his route. This is a mode of transportation that I think more people will be choosing in the future,Ž he said. Some people bike to work. I think everybody stuck in gridlock every day should consider an alternative. When I was cubicleand Fiat-bound, my exercise consisted of walking into of“ces selling web technology. I got fat. Physically and mentally, Im in a better place. Going to work is not a chore. Youve seized the day by the time you get to your job.Ž Lake, 44, is a Los Angeles native who earned an economics degree from the University of Southern California, where he was on the rowing team. He worked in China as an investigator for Pinkertons and in London in the “nancial printing business before moving to Miami “ve years ago to sell computer systems at UDT, a technology company in Doral. In California, the drivers are more polite than they are in Miami,Ž he said. They use their turn indicator, they let people change lanes or cross the street. Self-awareness is the biggest difference between drivers here and there. Here, people are rude, they cut you off, they ”ip each other off, theres lots of micro aggression wherever you go. In California you do not upset drivers because road rage never ends well. I came to realize that commuting in Miami was the worst part of my day. Now, its the best part of my day.Ž Lake is adding mileage to his commutes whenever possible to prepare for Crossing For A Cure, a June 17 fundraising trek from the Bahamas to Dania Beach. Its a 61-mile paddle that will take 8-10 hours. Paddleboarders are raising money for cystic “brosis research. Theres a degree of discomfort in this journey but it will be over in about eight hours,Ž Lake said. Kids with cystic “brosis live with pain all the time.Ž Its no small feat going that distance,Ž said iPaddle owner Manuel Castillo, who is helping Lake train for the event. Its a physical game. Its a mental game. Its the culmination of decisions leading to the lifestyle Parker chose to adopt.ŽBy LINDA ROBERTSONMIAMI HERALD PEDRO PORTAL/ MIAMI HERALD VIA APParker Lake, posed at iPaddleMiami in Pelican Harbor Marina on Thursday, April 6 to where he commutes to work every day on his paddleboard along Biscayne Bay out of Little River from his home in El Portal. He got sick of working in a cubicle in Doral and commuting to work with South Floridas horrible drivers. So he sold his car, got two new jobs and now paddleboards to work from his home. Parker Lake, commutes to work on his paddleboard along Little River Thursday, April 6, 2018, from his home in El Portal, Fla., to one of his jobs at iPaddleMiami in Pelican Harbor Marina. He got sick of working in a cubicle in Doral and commuting to work with South Floridas horrible drivers. So he sold his car, got two new jobs and now paddleboards to work from his home. Parker Lake, commutes to work Thursday, April 6, 2018, on his paddleboard along Biscayne Bay out from Little River from his home in El Portal, Fla., to one of his jobs at iPaddleMiami in Pelican Harbor Marina. He got sick of working in a cubicle in Doral and commuting to work with South Floridas horrible drivers. So he sold his car, got two new jobs and now paddleboards to work from his home. 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A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com TRENTON (AP) „ A man who investigators say killed two sheriffs deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery “gure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting. John Hubert Highnote, 58, had bought a house on a quiet, tree-lined dirt road outside of the tiny town of Bell in 2010, but didnt speak to neighbors and wasnt familiar at the few restaurants or shops on Main Street. Authorities there said theyd never had any contact with him. Records show hed lived previously in St. Petersburg, where hed had a number of run-ins with the law for minor crimes and misdemeanors, including one arrest for carrying a concealed weapon. On Thursday, Highnote walked into a Chinese restaurant in the nearby town of Trenton, went up to Gilchrist County deputies Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, and deputy Taylor Lindsey, 25, and “red at them before they had a chance to react, authorities said. He then went into his car and killed himself. Jamie Mauldin, a waitress at Akins BarB-Q about a mile from Highnotes house in Bell said she didnt know Highnote but that Ramirez and Lindsey were regulars. Ramirez was the sweetest ever. He loved his family. Loved his job. Always had a smile,Ž she said, wearing a freshly made T-shirt that said Gilchrist Strong.Ž The proceeds of the shirts will go to the deputies families. A neighbor who has lived across the street from Highnote for “ve years said he never introduced himself, and she rarely saw him when she ran on their dirt road or was out with her kids. She only ever saw him when drove into his garage. Id see him pull in, shut the garage and go in. No lights on or nothing,Ž said the neighbor, who spoke on condition of anonymity because she did not want to be involved in the investigation. She characterized him as a recluse. Investigators in Florida say they may never know why he “red the shots at Ace China restaurant, about 35 miles (60 kilometers) west of Gainesville. Its inexplicable,Ž State Attorney Bill Cervone said. People will want to know why, and we may never have an answer for them.Ž Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz blamed the deaths on hatred toward law enforcement. What do you expect happens when you demonize law enforcement to the extent its been demonized? Every type of hate, every type of put-down you can think of,Ž Schultz said at a news conference. The only thing these men were guilty of is wanting to protect you and me. They just wanted to get something to eat, and they just wanted to do their job,Ž he said. President Donald Trump called the slain deputies HEROESŽ in a tweet sharing his condolences with their friends, families and colleagues. Highnote lived alone in a small, brick house off a dirt road shaded under a canopy of trees. He bought the house in 2010, property records show. Hed had one traf“c ticket in Gilchrist County over the past eight years, according to the county clerk of court. Prior to moving to Bell, records show Highnote lived in St. Petersburg where he had more runins with law enforcement over previous decades. He was arrested for felony carrying a concealed “rearm in 1978, a charge later dropped after he successfully completed a pre-trial intervention, Pinellas County court records show. Hightnote was also arrested for misdemeanor criminal mischief in 1994, for which he also did a pre-trial diversion program and the charges were dropped. The records had no further information about the mischief for which he was arrested. He was also cited for consuming alcohol in public in 1977, and had 11 traf“c tickets for speeding and other infractions over the years.Man who shot 2 deputies was mystery to neighborsASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE Criminal Justice Academyadno=3571392

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LOCAL SPORTSReger takes MX-5 Cup winSebrings Sick Sideways team takes 4 of top 8 placesAfter 45 minutes of green ”ag racing, just 1.6 seconds covered the top “ve “nishers as Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires staged another thrilling race at Barber Motorsports Park on Friday. Emerging from the fray to score the victory was Nikko Reger (Slipstream Performance), who took the checkered ”ag just 0.0983-seconds ahead of Bryan Ortiz (No. 4 Copeland Motorsports). Joey Bickers (No. 34 McCumbee McAleer Racing) crossed the line in third to complete the overall podium. After getting a last-minute call-up to step into the No. 23 entry in his “rst-ever professional race start, Andrew Pinkerton (No. 23 Jason Hoover Motorsports) jumped into the Ceramic SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN MAZDA MOTORSPORTS PHOTOHerman Palermo leads a pack of cars during Fridays MX-5 Cup race.SEBRING | 5 The Florida freshwater “shing forecast for the last week of April gives angler the “rst quarter moon phase and an excellent weather forecast which should produce above-average “shing results. All “shing factors considered, theres not a bad day for “shing this week. Just “sh when the interaction of the sun and moon is most prominent during the day and there should be plenty of hook-setting action. Best Fishing Days: As is the case with every months “rst quarter moon phase, which starts today, the moon overhead and underfoot periods occur along with the sunset and sunrise periods respectively. And since the moon was closest to earth„lunar perigee„on Friday, these periods will produce very well today and Monday, which will be the best days of the next four days. The Major Fishing Period: The moon will be overhead today at 7:47 p.m. and the sunset at 7:54 p.m. and will create a feed intensity rating of 5-6 from 5-9 p.m. Im betting this period will remain the best “shing period of the day until Wednesday when it switches to the midmorning hours. The Minor Fishing Period: The moon will be underfoot today at 7:18 a.m. and the sunrise at 6:54 a.m. which will create a feed rating of 5 from 6-9 a.m. However unlike the major period this period moves later by one hour daily. Prime Monthly Periods: April 27May 2, full moon, 12-18 new moon, 26-31 full moon. Highlands Bass Angler Bass Evening and morning fishing best Dave DouglassHIGHLANDS BASS ANGLER FISHING | 2 SEBRING „ One is the loneliest number, unless you are Kristen Schwartz. Then one means you are the only senior on the Sebring Blue Streak Softball team on senior night surrounded by 14 underclassman teammates and one on the scorecard means you are the starting pitcher against the Lake Placid Green Dragons. Schwartz made the most of the opportunity, giving up just one run on three hits while striking out four to beat the Green Dragons 11-1. The win improved the Blue Streaks to 17-5-1 on the season while the Green Dragons dropped to 16-7 for the season. Decent win tonight,Ž said Sebring coach Joe Sinness. Overall, a couple of good games before we head into districts.Ž The Blue Streaks took an early 2-0 lead in the “rst inning with Johneisha Rowe using her speed to start things for Sebring with a bunt single. She stole second and reached third on a passed ball before scoring on a error by Lake Placid. Sebring later scored their second run on an RBI double by Jade Sinness into center“eld. Lake Placid manufactured a run in the top of the third after a leadoff walk by Jordan Diez and an in“eld single by Dontaysha Gobourne that sent Diez to third, the two executed a delay double steal in which Diez scored to make the score 2-1. Sebring answered in the bottom in the third as Rowe showed her power at the plate with a triple down the left “eld line to start the inning. She later scored on a grounder by Emily Bible to give Sebring back their two-run lead at 3-1. Sebring continue to roll, scoring twice in the fourth Sebring defeats Green DragonsBY JIM TAYLORCORRESPONDENTBoth teams gearing up for district tournaments JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTLake Placids Dontaysha Gobourne beats the tag by Sebrings Alyssa Perez at second base. Lake Placids Sydney Wells launches a double into deep centereld for the Green Dragons rst hit of the game.SOFT | 4Spa entry list finalizedBeginning of 2018/19 Super Season now 2 weeks awaySince the entry list for the opening round of the WEC Super Season was announced, the Prologue has come and gone and the “nal pieces of the jigsaw puzzle have now fallen into place for the driver line ups of the 25 different teams. A WEC record-breaking 37 cars (24 Hours of Le Mans events excepted) will line up for the start of the Belgian race with 10 cars in LMP1, eight in LMP2, 10 in LMGTE Pro and nine in LMGTE Am. In LMP1, the ByKolles Racing Team from Austria has con“rmed that well-known WEC drivers Dominik Kraihamer and Tom Dillmann will join Oliver Webb in the No. ENSO CLM P1/01-Nismo. Kraihamer, while competing with Rebellion Racing, won the FIA Endurance Trophy for SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN BEN CHERRY/WEC PHOTOThe No. 70 MR Racing Ferrari 488 GTE at WEC Prologue at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, France.SPA | 3

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B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Guide-Trips: A 6-7 hour charter for $250for one or two anglers, all gear, arti“cial bait and tackle included. Cold water and weather protection provided. Custom bass “shing charter packages available. Call to plan and book your bass “shing experience today. Fishing Product Sale: The Gun Rack-Pure Grit Boot Company at 5621 US 27 Sebring, (half mile south of Florida Hospital) is currently having a 50% Off All Fishing Products Sale as they phase out that aspect of their business. For great “shing product prices stop in and cashin while supplies last. Better hurry. Seasonal Safety Notes: Alligators are now in their mating season which occurs from April through August. Males are very aggressive and territorial and will not tolerate any encroachment in their mating areas. Any shallow body of water will have dangerous gators so be alert and constantly scan areas youre in...often. Smaller gators will be on the move as big gators force them out of lakes to search for non-disputed waters...such as your pool, or any waterway. So gators will be where they usually are not so again, scan areas for gator activity. Interested in “shing the Istokpoga spillway? Visit Istokpoga.info website and click on the links to the South Florida Water Mgmt. (SFWMD) real time S68 and S68X spillway gates status webpage. Youll “nd water level and ”ow status data of all water way structures from Kissimmee to Clewiston. Also provided is a link to the Army Corps of Engineers graphical plot, annual water-management schedule website link. By June 1, the hurricane season high level will be dropped another nine inches--38.2537.50 high-low. This seasonal two foot buffer schedule is necessary because the lake is able to “ll six times faster than water is able to be released. Currently all four S68 gates are closed. On the subject of Istokpoga „ representatives from Fish and Wildlife Commission inform me that, yes, it does seem as if there is more weed spraying occurring, but the new strategy is to treat the invasive weed areas when they are very small in size (small spot treatments) instead of when they become very large in size. Therefore, the amount of chemical used is less with the small-area treatments on a regular basis as opposed to using a large amount of herbicide on very large weed areas a few times per year.Ž The negative factor with this strategy for anglers is, with the spraying occurring much more often (weekly most months), albeit small spot treatments instead of very large ones, the displacement of “sh from the treated areas is much greater or more often than the 2-4 annual large-scale treatment events of very large areas. This explains why locating bass for instance takes far more time than it used to. Bass are having to adjust to new locations due to dying vegetation cover, weekly, instead of seasonally. So the bass population FWC says is still healthy as it ever was, its just that theyre not where you used to “nd themƒas often. In fact, the experienced Istokpoga anglers con“rm this in my discussions with them, We are “nding them in places weve not “shed before, where they would not normally go naturally.Ž Of course, Hurricane Irma greatly changed where “sh inhabit due to excessive blow-in now-decomposing vegetation along the lake bottom western and northern shorelines and south and eastern shorelines of islands. Access this article online using, FloridaLakesFishingForecast. com or BassFishingForecast. com. Need a lake map? Go to FloridaLakesMaps. com for free lake contour maps for hundreds of your favorite lakes statewide. HighlandsBassAngler. com offers bass “shing guide-trip options, “shing-help tools, 72 lake-contour maps and additional map sources and “shing philosophy. Personalized custom “shing packages for beginners to professional anglers are available upon request. Dave Douglass is a bass “shing guide and teacher on 25 lakes, from the towns of Kissimmee to Clewiston. Visit HighlandsBassAngler. com for complete details. Phone: 863-381-8474. Email: DavidPDouglass@ hotmail.com.FISHINGFROM PAGE 1 COURTESY PHOTODave Douglass shows o a 7-pound Istokpoga bass caught on a Medlock Double Brush Guard Jig. Appointments Available Now!Call Us Today at 863-386-07863109 Medical Way Sebring, FL 33870 www.aiod.net Darrin A. Rotman, M.D. Julie L. Iellimo, P.A.-C.Board Certi“ed Dermatologist 7 Mohs Surgery Fellow New Patients Welcome Your Skin, Your Health, Our ExpertiseGo ahead, be fabulous Just protect yourself. adno=3566989 Payments As Low As $70.00 Per Month Restrictions Apply Plan Ahead For Peace Of Mind With Our Burial Essentials Kit $ 3,599 854 Memorial Drive Avon Park FL(863) 658-4268 Lakeview Memorial Gardens Lakeview Memorial Gardens Lakeview Memorial Gardens adno=3568025 adno=3571483 2 0 1 8 0 4 2 2 s e b 0 2 p d f 1 2 1 A p r 1 8 1 8 : 0 1 : 2 7

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3 www.highlandsnewssun.com LMP1 Private drivers in 2016 but sat out the WEC last season. Also now in place is the whole CEFC TRSM Racing squad for the No. 5 and No. 6 Ginetta G60LT-P1-Mechachrome entries, the new additions joining the previously announced drivers to form a very strong line up. Joining Charlie Robertson in the No.5 will be Dean Stoneman and Lo Roussel, while alongside Oliver Rowland in the No. 6 will be fellow Britons Alex Brundle and Oliver Turvey „ the 2014 LMP2 Le Mans winner making his return to the WEC for the “rst time since that year. In LMP2, making a guest appearance in the run-up to Le Mans, is 2018 European Le Mans Series entrant, G-Drive Racings No.26 ORECA 07-Gibson. Two of its drivers need no introduction „ Roman Rusinov, 2015 LMP2 champion, and former F1 driver Jean-Eric Vergne; they are joined by young French driver Andrea Pizzitola who raced last year in the ELMS and alongside Sir Chris Hoy at the 2016 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. LMGTE Pro features con“rmation from BMW Team MTEK that the No. 81 BMW M8 GTE will be driven by Martin Tomczyk and Nicky Catsburg while Tom Blomqvist will be substituting for Augusto Farfus alongside Antonio Felix da Costa in the No. 82 due to the Brazilian being on DTM duty the same weekend. Finally, 19-year-old French Porsche driver Julien Andlauer lines up alongside WEC stalwart Christian Ried and fellow WEC newcomer Matt Campbell in the No. 77 Dempsey-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR in LMGTE Am. There are 37 cars from 25 teams and no fewer than 104 drivers representing an incredible 27 different nations. One thing will be certain „ victory will be hard fought for in all four classes, and well celebrated somewhere in the world. WEC inks deal with Velocity The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has con“rmed a new long-term broadcast partnership with American cable and satellite TV giant, Velocity. Part of Discovery Inc, and specializing in automotive programming, the agreement gives Velocity and Motor Trend the right to show live coverage in the USA and Canada of all qualifying sessions and races from the worlds leading endurance racing series which includes the prestigious and globally recognized 24 Hours of Le Mans. Coverage, which will be in association with Discovery Inc.-owned Eurosport, begins from the season-opening Total 6 Hours of SpaFrancorchamps in Belgium on May 5. Velocity will broadcast live coverage during the 2018-2019 Super Season, with the action available across the channels, as well as Motor Trends mobile app and its website. Aimed primarily at an upscale maleŽ audience, the network focuses on automotive-oriented programming and other shows of interest to its viewership, very much in line with the target audience of the WEC and its partners. We are very happy to have reached this agreement with Velocity, a channel which is available to more than half the households throughout the USA,Ž said Grard Neveu, CEO of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The USA is a key market for the WEC and over 65 million people will now have access to it, offering our sport of endurance racing an extraordinary opportunity to engage with mass audiences.Ž Robert S. Scanlon, president of Velocity and TEN Video Content said picking up the 24 Hours of Le Mans was huge. Without question the 24 Hours of Le Mans is the most iconic auto racing event in the world,Ž he said. Eurosport produces world-class live coverage of the event every year. Nowhere else in the U.S. or Canada can fans access their best-inclass coverage, and get a broader, richer Le Mans experience than with Velocity on television, MotorTrend.com online and the Motor Trend app on connected devices.ŽSPAFROM PAGE 1 MARCEL LANGER/WEC PHOTOThomas Laurent climbs into a car during the WEC Rookie Test at Bahrain International Circuit following the nal race of the 2017 season. BEN CHEERY/WEC PHOTOThe No. 82 BMW competes in WEC Prologue at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, France. BEN CHERRY/WEC PHOTOThe No. 50 Labre Competition Ligier JSP217 competes in Prologue. adno=3571478 AVON PARK CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC HEALING THE HEARTLAND FOR OVER 30 YEARS! Introducing Cheri Conklen Massage Therapist of Avon Park Chiropractic Clinic 8 years experience LMT licensed Massage Therapist MA84447 From the Island of Maui Lomi Lomi, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue and Iii Iii adno=3563862 AB Carts FEATURING A Full-Line of Cart Accessories!2304 US Hwy, 27 € N. Sebring € 863-382-9301 Across from Home Depot € Mon.-Fri. 9-5 € Sat. 9-2 Sales & Service € Mirrors € Radios/Speakers Lights Hub Caps € Batteries & More! Authorized Dealer Liht L i h t Two Years In A Row! FULLY LOADED!Includes 2-Year Bumper-toBumper Warranty, 10 Inch Wheels, Lights, Turn Signals, Charger, Brake Lights, Windshield & Battery Indicator Light € High Speed Option € Available in 6 Colors*Tax not included BRAND NEW 2018 CART!STAR CLASSIC 36 $5,895* adno=3565744

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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com inning as Layla Taylor doubled in Schwartz and later scored on a grounder by Emily White to increase the Blue Streaks lead to 5-1. The Blue Streaks pounded out four hits in the bottom of the “fth to score four more runs to take a 9-1 lead. Rowe, Bible, Alyssa Perez and Schwartz each singled with Schwartzs base hit into right “eld bringing in three of the four runs. Sebring “nished the game in the game in the bottom of the sixth when Sinness hit a bases loaded double to drive in two runs to stop the game under the 10-run rule with Sebring winning 11-1. Right now our No. 1 to No. 2 hitters are doing very well,Ž added Sinness Our No. 6 hitter, Layla (Taylor), has killed the ball the last couple of games, they are going to be tough outs.Ž Sebrings top six hitters accounted for nine of the 10 base hits, four of which were for extra bases. Rowe lead the team with three hits, Jade Sinness hit two doubles, Schwartz had two hits and Taylor doubled. Sinness also noted that he has two pitchers that are throwing the ball well, hitting their spots while complementing each other very well. Sebring will host the Auburndale Bloodhounds on Tuesday in the 6A District 10 tournament. The Blue Streaks have beaten the Bloodhounds both times they played this year.SOFTFROM PAGE 1 Sebrings Johneisha Rowe easily steals second base. Rowe had three hits, two stolen bases and scored three times against Lake Placid. JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENT Lake Placids Sydney Wells launches a double into deep centereld for the Green Dragons rst hit of the game. Hours: 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. € Monday-Friday 8TH YEAR IN BUSINESS IN SEBRINGPH# 863-385-5689 € FAX RX 863-582-9355 3200 US Hwy 27 S., Suite 103 € side entranceAAA Direct Discount SYMBICORT....... 160MCG/4.5MCG B......360 DOSES) ....... $167.00 DALIRESP .....................500MCG B .........90 TABS............. $218.00 PROVENTIL FHA ............100MCG G .........800 DOSES ....... $153.00 SPIRIVA ........................18MCG G ...........90 CAPS ............. $147.00 ANORO ELLIPTA.....55MCG/22MCG B .....90 DOSES ........... $325.00 XARELTO .......................20MG B .............84 TABS............. $259.00 ELIQUIS .........................2.5/5MG B ........180 TABS ........... $284.00 ENTRESTO..............24MG/26MG B .........168 TABS ......... $793.95 PREMARIN ....................0.625 .................84 TABS ........... $117.66PREMARIN ...................0.3MG B .............84 TABS ........... $112.00No Control over availability and prices subject to change VIAGRA100mg BRAND$1000a pillVIAGRAGENERIC 100mg 40 tabs $12900CIALIS20mg BRAND$1900a pill 24/36CIALISGENERIC 20mg 20 tabs $11000adno=3563869 www.7eeye.com facebook.com/sevignyeyecare SEBRING363 US 27 South (next to Kia Dealership)WAUCHULA735 N. 6th Ave.(next to Auto Zone)ARCADIA2442 N.E. Hwy 70(across from Publix)LAKE PLACID27 US Hwy 27 (Next to NAPA Auto) BUY ONE GET 50% OFF THE REST UPDATE YOUR SPRING WARDROBE(863) 259-3777 for appointment at any of our 4 locations.We accept most Medical Insurance, including Medicaid, Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield Monday-Friday 8am-5pm 24-Hour Emergency Care Available adno=35714872.11%APY*15-Month CD SPECIALOpen Online:Great Rate!Easy to open. Member FDIC*Annual Percentage Yield (APY) effective as of the publication date. $1,000 minimum deposit to open and is required to earn stated APY. Penalty for early withdrawal. Highlands county only. Fees could reduce earnings.**#1 Bank in the U.S. in asset size category as named by ABA Banking Journal 2011, 2012 and Bank Director Magazine 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; and #1 Regional Bank as named by S&P Global Market Intelligence 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018. 1-844-901-OZRK (6975) Superior Five Star Rating by BauerFinancial ’ eight years in a row** bankozarks.com adno=3569634

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 www.highlandsnewssun.com Pro-sponsored entry and raced his way forward to claim the Battery Tender Hard Charger Award for gaining the most positions. Charlie Belluardo (No. 73 Flatout Motorsports) kept his Challenger Cup presented by Monticello Motor Club win streak alive with his third class win, as Hernan Palermo claimed the (No. 20 Slipstream Performance) Masters category honors for his run to 11th overall. There is a lot on the line in every Global Mazda MX-5 Cup race, as the series champion will emerge from the year-end awards with a $200,000 prize from Mazda while the top rookie will score some $75,000 in racing support. The “eld of nearly thirty racers demonstrated their motivation right from the drop of the green ”ag, as the drivers fought hard for position on the 2.3-mile circuit all the way to the checkered ”ag, with some 276 passes being completed during the 45-minute race. This feels great,Ž said Reger of his fourth series victory. Its a new team, a new year and I think we “nally pulled it all together today. Those last couple of laps were pretty crazy. We hit some traf“c in the end and thats when I wanted to make moves. I knew I had a good, “ghting chance of getting in the lead. I just took my time and used every ounce of my patience to not make a move on Sparky, who was leading at the time. Whenever I did get around, I saw Ortiz had gotten around too and I knew he was fast. I picked my marks and tried to drive the best lap of my life on the last lap and I guess it was!Ž Ortiz had been hoping to double his Global Mazda MX-5 Cup win tally, but was still pleased to score another strong podium on Friday. The whole race was pretty good,Ž said Ortiz, who grew his lead in the overall championship. I didnt think we had a car to be there at the “nish „ we had to “ght the whole race. Everybody raced really clean. Were happy. We came close. We were thinking about the big picture, about the championship, and we want to be there at the end. Were happy to get second, get good points and this is for a friend of mine Tatiana whose mom, Donna, died this week. I have to thank my sponsor, Bella Group, because I could not do this without them. We had challenging couple months for sure after the hurricane. The people of Puerto Rico are working hard and doing the best we can. We still need help to get the island going, but were getting back on our feet little by little.Ž After John Mauro had to miss the race weekend, Pinkerton got the nod for the Barber event as he looked to put his local knowledge to good use. Despite not having driven a Global Mazda MX-5 Cup machine before the race weekend, the Birmingham native showed he was a quick study. I didnt get the greatest of starts,Ž said Pinkerton. There was a big checkup at the start. The polesitter really waited until the last minute to give it the beans and go. I struggled at the start and a few cars passed me. I tried to go around the outside and it didnt work. There was a lot of action. I capitalized on a lot of other peoples misfortune. There were a few spinners in front of me. The one car that passed me was Zach Lee. He ran me down fair and square once I overheated my tires. I really learned a lot today. Its my “rst start in the series and “rst time running that long in the dry in these cars. Im looking forward to tomorrow. The BFGoodrich tire was awesome and now I know not to abuse it on the backside of the course!Ž After winning both the Challenger Cup presented by Monticello Motor Club races at the Circuit of the Americas, Belluardo kept his streak intact with a return to the top of the Challenger Class podium to open the weekend. It was an amazing race,Ž said Belluardo. I was able to see the video screens going into turn 11 and keep an eye on my competitors. The level of driving talent out here is amazing, thanks to Mazda, Battery Tender and Monticello. And thanks to Flatout Motorsports which gave me a great car today.Ž Also taking part in the post-race podium was Slipstream Performance racer Palermo, who was the highest finishing driver in the Masters category. I just happened to be the fastest old guy today, basically!Ž said Palermo. We were in a pack at the beginning that got a bit tangled and we lost touch with the lead pack, and I ended up 11th overall. 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B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Panthers prowl past Caloosahatchee RiverDefenders of Wildlife organized a meeting to inform citizens about the research and conservation efforts of wildlife biologists to aid in the recovery of the endangered Florida Panther. The meeting was held at Archbold Biological Station on April 14 and residents learned how they could assist with the recovery efforts. Panthers are important for Florida. They are an umbrella species,Ž and efforts to protect panthers will also be bene“cial for protecting other wildlife. Panthers are top predators that keep the ecosystem healthy by keeping deer and other prey populations in check. Preserving undeveloped lands for panthers improves the quality of the soil, water and air for both people and animals. In addition, large tracts of wild land, which panthers need to survive, are important for recharging groundwater. Researchers have been tracking the number of panthers for years, and those numbers are increasing. Also, the panther is expanding its territory and moving farther north. While male panthers will sometimes roam hundreds of miles, breeding females have been limited to extreme southwest Florida. However, in 2017, Female panthers were documented north of the Caloosahatchee River for the “rst time in decades. This indicates that the panthers are extending their home range. The natural diet of panthers includes deer, hogs and small mammals, but panthers have been known to prey on domesticated animals, including pets and livestock. This threat can be mitigated by building enclosed shelters for smaller animals such as goats and chickens. Sometimes panthers prey on calves, and this causes a hardship for ranchers. Fortunately, BY MELISSA MAINCORRESPONDENT MELISSA MAIN/CORRESPONDENTDefenders of Wildlife organized a meeting at Archbold on April 14 to inform citizens about panther recovery eorts. Elizabeth Fleming, Senior Florida Representative for Defenders of Wildlife, welcomed participants to the panther workshop. She also coordinates panther workshops and educational seminars in the area. David Shindle gave a presentation about the past, present and future of the Florida panther recovery eort. Shindle is a Florida Panther Coordinator for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.PANTHER | 7 863.465.6444www.edwardjones.comCheryl S. BrownFinancial Advisor204 Dal Hall Blvd.Lake Placid, FL 33852 Member SIPC Are you invested properly? Get a second opinion. adno=3569814 D.K. Waldron, D.C. www.GoodLifeWeightLoss.com Living the Good Life! Thinner. Healthier. Happier.Ž ATTENTION DIABETIC PATIENTS! Dr. Waldrons Good Life Weight Loss Center 863-471-2500 We currently have a patient who was using 38 units of insulin a day. After losing over 30 pounds, this patient is ... NO LONGER TAKING ANY INSULIN!! Call today and let us help you lose weight and work on REVERSING your diabetes! 30.3 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and 84.1 million people in the U.S. are pre-diabetic. SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control adno=3566581

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B7 www.highlandsnewssun.com the government is working on improving its program to compensate ranchers. Detailed inventory records aid in getting reimbursement for lost cattle. The Fish and Wildlife want to have a good relationship with ranchers and reimburse them properly, because ranch lands are important to conservation efforts as whole. Although human-panther interactions can have some challenges, the Florida ecosystem bene“ts from the panther recovery effort. To further this recovery, researchers need to control panther mortality rates. Sixty-one percent of panther deaths are caused by traf“c collisions. Conservationists are searching for creative, cost-effective ways to help panthers cross highways. In south Florida, wildlife underpasses, such as those on Alligator Alley, have signi“cantly reduced the number of deaths due to vehicular collisions. Panther biologist David Maehr (19552008) once said, The panther is holding up its end of the bargain. Its up to us to let the panther demonstrate a resiliency hampered only by limited space.Ž While the Florida Panther may be expanding its range northward, its long-term survival is still dependent on how well we share that limited space.Ž Face to face with a panther in the woods? Heres what to do. Dont run, this might trigger the panther to begin a chase. Keep eye contact. Talk, but dont scream. Panthers associate talking with humans. Raise your arms up to look as big as possible. Stay calm. If the panther approaches, throw sticks or rocks. Remember, there have been no documented panther attacks on people in Florida.PANTHERFROM PAGE 6 Christian Hunt, Southeast Program Associate for Defenders of Wildlife, helped organize the event at Archbold Biological Station. MELISSA MAIN/CORRESPONDENTDefenders of Wildlife work to protect wild animals and plants in their natural habitat. Mark Lotz informed participants about Florida panther management and how the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission handles outreach eorts. He also helped the attendees recognize the dierences between panthers and bobcats, because bobcats are often misidentied as bobcats. (The panther has a tail as long as its body, but the bobcat doesnt. In addition, the panther is much larger than a bobcat and is never black.) Need Physical Therapy?TRY the GUY at theYŽ e YMCA oers programs and memberships for ages 3 and up. Call 382-YMCA (9622) for more information. Bowyer Physical erapy and the Highlands County YMCA are separate business entities, that are not nancially related.Keith A. Bowyer Jr., PTLicense FL PT 16172 We are conveniently located inside the Highlands County YMCA PH: 863-382-2949 FAX: 863-382-4732863-382-2949 adno=3563841 adno=3561845

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The News Wire Sunday, April 22, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER India approves death penalty for rape of young childrenSee page 4 HOUSTON (AP) „ Barbara Bush was remembered as the “rst lady of the greatest generationŽ during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who “lled the church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush joked that his mother called her style of mothering him and his siblings a benevolent dictatorship „ but honestly, it wasnt always benevolent.Ž He emphasized how she believed in the power of laughter and that joy should be shared. He said he could still feel her presence Saturday inside the nations largest Episcopal church and she would likely have given him advice on his eulogy: Jeb, keep it short. Dont drag this out,Ž he said to chuckles. He met her expectations with a speech lasting about seven minutes. He choked up at one point while addressing the roughly 1,500 people seated inside the St. Martins Episcopal Church in Houston, where his parents regularly worshipped, when saying his mother „ who was known for her self-deprecating remarks about her wrinkles and gray hair „ was beautifulŽ until the very end. He said he felt privileged that he had a front rowŽ seat to the incredible love story shared by his mother and father, former President George H.W. Bush, who laughed as longtime friends and family recalled his wifes wicked sense of humor Barbara Bush was first lady of the greatest generationBy JUAN A. LOZANOASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ Now its President Donald Trumps turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour of Asia last year, Trump is paying it forward and celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations by playing host to President Emmanuel Macron at a glitzy White House state dinner on Tuesday. Months in the making, its the “rst state visit and “rst big soiree of the Trump era in Washington. It sounds like what theyre planning will be spectacular,Ž said Jeremy Bernard, who was White House social secretary in 2014, the last time the U.S. feted a French president. The White House has said little beyond the fact that dinner will be served, sticking to the tradition of trying to maintain an element of surprise for its guests. In fact, Macron will break bread twice with Trump. On Monday, the president and Melania Trump will dine privately with Macron and his wife, Brigitte, at Mount Vernon, the home of Americas “rst president, George Washington, on the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia. The White House said the setting will serve as a reminder of Frances unique statusŽ as Americas “rst ally. Trump ended his “rst year without receiving a foreign leader on a state visit, making him the “rst president in nearly 100 years to do so and heightening the stakes for Tuesday. Dinner tickets are typically highly sought after by Washingtons political and business elite. A few inklings of whos in and whos out already are known: Christine Lagarde, head Vive la France: Trump to host glitzy White House state dinnerBy DARLENE SUPERVILLEASSOCIATED PRESSLOS ANGELES „ A homeless man who randomly stabbed a man to death as he was holding his daughter in a crowded Southern California restaurant was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday. Jamal Jackson, 49, is facing a “rst-degree murder charge in the death of 35-year-old Anthony Mele. He was being held in Ventura County jail on a $1.5 million bail. It was unclear if Jackson, who is also a convicted felon, had an attorney to speak on his behalf. Mele and his wife were eating dinner with their 5-year-old daughter Wednesday at Aloha Steakhouse in Ventura. The girl was sitting on her fathers lap when prosecutors say Jackson walked up and stabbed Mele in the neck. Prosecutor Richard Simon said patrons and a restaurant employee followed Jackson out of the restaurant, even though he still had the knife. They kept track of him until Ventura police arrived and arrested him. Mele was taken to a hospital and died Thursday after being taken off life support. Its horrible,Ž Simon said. You dont think youre going to be killed when you go out to dinner at a nice restaurant with your family and you didnt do anything.Ž Simon said the two men had not interacted before the attack. He was just sitting there with Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouseBy AMANDA LEE MYERSASSOCIATED PRESS ATTACK | 3 BARBARA | 2 DINNER | 3WASHINGTON „ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Saturday over efforts to resolve trade tensions that have rattled “nancial markets and clouded the global economic outlook. Mnuchin held a string of meetings over the past three days with “nancial of“cials from China, Japan and Europe over the punitive tariffs the administration has unveiled in an effort to ful“ll President Donald Trumps campaign promise to reduce Americas huge trade de“cits. In a session with reporters, Mnuchin refused to say how close the United States was to resolving the various trade disputes but did indicate progress was being made in the talks. In his discussion with Chinese of“cials, Mnuchin said the two sides covered the proposals that Chinese President Xi Jinping has made to open the Chinese market. We are cautiously optimistic,Ž Mnuchin told reporters, saying that he may soon travel to Beijing for further talks with the Chinese. The United States and China are on the brink of what would be the biggest trade dispute since World War II. The US and China have proposed imposing tariffs of $50 billion on each others products and Trump is looking to impose tariffs on up to $100 billion more of Chinese goods. The rising trade tensions dominated the three days of talks among top “nance of“cials attending meetings of the Group of 20 major economies, the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister lending agency, the World Bank.Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fightsBy MARTIN CRUTSINGER and PAUL WISEMANAP ECONOMICS WRITERSTRADE | 3 AP PHOTOFormer President George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, followed by former rst lady Laura Bush follow as pallbearers carry the casket of former rst lady Barbara Bush after a funeral service at St. Martins Episcopal Church, Saturday, in Houston. AP PHOTOPallbearers carry the casket of former rst lady Barbara Bush after a funeral service for at St. Martins Episcopal Church, Saturday, in Houston. Remembring egen FILE PHOTOLeft: File photo from March 2005, former rst lady Barbara Bush JACKSON

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Page 2 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA p.m. t-storm in spots Becoming clearHIGH 88 LOW 6840% chance of rain 40% chance of rainRather cloudy with a shower or t-storm85 / 7060% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURESome sun with a thunderstorm or two83 / 6560% chance of rain TUESDAYPleasant with sunshine and patchy clouds83 / 635% chance of rain WEDNESDAYPartly sunny and pleasant85 / 6620% chance of rain FRIDAYMostly sunny and pleasant84 / 6410% chance of rain THURSDAY 0 3 8 8 3 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 490-50 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 Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ 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 TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE728394968681Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 1.15Ž Normal month to date 1.47Ž Year to date 4.32Ž Normal year to date 8.98Ž Record 0.67Ž (2013) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 0.37Ž Normal month to date 1.90Ž Year to date 2.49Ž Normal year to date 10.39Ž Record 0.67Ž (2013) High/Low 90/65 Normal High/Low 85/62 Record High 93 (1982) Record Low 48 (1974) High/Low 87/68 High/Low 86/68 Normal High/Low 82/62 Record High 90 (1996) Record Low 49 (1956)Pollen Index readings as of Saturday 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. 1.15 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 4.32 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 Mon.Apalachicola 76 69 t 78 61 pc Bradenton 84 70 c 82 71 t Clearwater 83 70 c 81 71 t Coral Springs 83 73 t 84 72 t Daytona Beach 76 66 t 80 67 t Fort Lauderdale 83 73 t 83 72 t Fort Myers 89 72 c 87 74 t Gainesville 78 67 c 79 65 t Jacksonville 72 65 t 78 64 t Key Largo 82 76 pc 82 75 t Key West 85 75 pc 85 74 c Lakeland 83 67 t 83 67 t Melbourne 80 71 t 83 67 t Miami 83 74 t 84 72 t Naples 87 72 t 86 74 t Ocala 80 66 t 80 65 t Okeechobee 81 68 t 82 66 t Orlando 81 66 t 83 66 t Panama City 77 67 t 76 62 pc Pensacola 75 63 t 76 60 pc Pompano Beach 82 72 t 83 72 t St. Augustine 74 68 c 76 66 t St. Petersburg 86 68 c 83 70 t Sarasota 85 67 c 82 70 t Tallahassee 77 65 c 80 58 t Tampa 86 71 c 82 70 t Vero Beach 80 69 t 83 68 t West Palm Beach 81 70 t 83 68 t 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 8:06p 4:04a ----Mon. 1:30p 5:19a 9:48p 4:05p Today 6:43p 2:20a ----Mon. 12:07p 3:35a 8:25p 2:21p Today 5:13p 1:08a ----Mon. 10:43a 2:16a 7:38p 1:23p Today 8:38p 4:33a ----Mon. 2:02p 5:48a 10:20p 4:34p Today 4:58p 12:59a ----Mon. 10:22a 2:14a 6:40p 1:00p SE 7-14 1-3 Light ESE 8-16 2-4 ModerateFt. Myers 89/72 cloudy all day Punta Gorda 90/65 cloudy afternoon Sarasota 85/67 cloudy all day 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 12:53 p.m. 1:49 a.m. Monday 1:56 p.m. 2:42 a.m. Today 6:58 a.m. 7:56 p.m. Monday 6:57 a.m. 7:57 p.m. Today 12:02a 6:20a 12:34p 6:49p Mon. 1:03a 7:18a 1:32p 7:46p Tue. 1:57a 8:11a 2:24p 8:38p Monterrey 88/64 Chihuahua 84/52 Los Angeles 80/57 Washington 64/49 New York 62/43 Miami 83/74 Atlanta 64/57 Detroit 62/40 Houston 75/55 Kansas City 61/47 Chicago 59/40 Minneapolis 62/40 El Paso 81/60 Denver 64/36 Billings 62/37 San Francisco 71/52 Seattle 59/42 Toronto 56/34 Montreal 55/32 Winnipeg 66/40 Ottawa 56/31 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: 04/22/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 73 51 s 79 52 c Anchorage 49 41 c 50 39 r Atlanta 64 57 sh 66 56 r Baltimore 61 43 pc 68 45 s Billings 62 37 pc 46 31 sn Birmingham 66 60 r 70 55 r Boise 67 39 pc 68 45 pc Boston 55 40 s 56 41 s Buffalo 58 37 s 64 46 s Burlington, VT 54 33 s 62 42 pc Charleston, WV 71 48 pc 66 47 r Charlotte 70 52 pc 62 54 r Chicago 59 40 pc 59 45 s Cincinnati 66 50 c 62 50 sh Cleveland 58 44 s 67 48 pc Columbia, SC 72 57 pc 66 61 r Columbus, OH 67 48 pc 69 50 pc Concord, NH 59 30 s 64 37 s Dallas 69 49 s 74 53 pc Denver 64 36 s 68 30 t Des Moines 63 44 pc 65 46 c Detroit 62 40 s 68 48 s Duluth 60 40 pc 64 43 pc Fairbanks 48 31 s 54 31 pc Fargo 63 44 pc 64 43 pc Hartford 61 34 s 65 36 s Helena 60 37 pc 51 29 sn Honolulu 83 73 pc 83 72 pc Houston 75 55 pc 78 54 pc Indianapolis 65 48 pc 64 51 r Jackson, MS 72 53 t 69 53 c Kansas City 61 47 r 62 48 c Knoxville 67 52 pc 66 51 r Las Vegas 89 68 s 93 70 s Los Angeles 80 57 s 78 56 pc Louisville 68 53 pc 63 53 r Memphis 65 56 r 67 55 sh Milwaukee 51 37 pc 52 41 s Minneapolis 62 40 pc 66 44 pc Montgomery 70 62 t 74 57 r Nashville 63 54 r 66 52 r New Orleans 77 59 t 76 61 pc New York City 62 43 s 62 44 s Norfolk, VA 63 49 s 58 54 pc Oklahoma City 61 47 pc 69 44 pc Omaha 62 43 pc 67 46 c Philadelphia 65 43 s 68 46 s Phoenix 94 69 s 96 72 s Pittsburgh 64 47 s 68 47 pc Portland, ME 55 35 s 58 40 s Portland, OR 65 43 pc 74 55 s Providence 60 38 s 61 38 s Raleigh 70 47 s 63 50 r Salt Lake City 75 53 s 68 45 t St. Louis 62 51 sh 60 50 c San Antonio 77 56 s 83 58 pc San Diego 72 56 pc 72 56 pc San Francisco 71 52 s 74 52 s Seattle 59 42 pc 70 47 s Washington, DC 64 49 pc 69 51 pc Amsterdam 75 50 t 60 50 pc Baghdad 79 59 t 82 60 s Beijing 61 53 c 66 50 pc Berlin 73 54 pc 69 48 t Buenos Aires 79 64 c 76 63 pc Cairo 78 60 pc 80 63 s Calgary 49 28 c 52 30 s Cancun 86 75 pc 88 73 pc Dublin 56 44 sh 57 45 r Edmonton 49 25 pc 55 32 s Halifax 47 33 c 52 38 s Kiev 63 46 pc 61 45 pc London 71 46 pc 61 51 pc Madrid 76 55 pc 79 55 pc Mexico City 80 59 pc 77 57 pc Montreal 55 32 s 61 39 s Ottawa 56 31 s 63 38 s Paris 79 53 pc 67 47 pc Regina 57 34 pc 52 30 c Rio de Janeiro 84 70 s 85 71 s Rome 72 53 s 73 54 pc St. Johns 44 27 pc 43 28 pc San Juan 85 76 pc 84 75 sh Sydney 75 64 pc 76 64 pc Tokyo 79 61 s 71 61 c Toronto 56 34 s 57 40 s Vancouver 56 38 s 61 44 pc Winnipeg 66 40 pc 57 33 pcHigh ................. 90 at Immokalee, FLLow ......... 16 at West Yellowstone, MT(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)73April 22 marks the latest ever that the temperature dropped to freezing in Baltimore, Md. Q: What name is given to the tornado-prone area of the central U.S.?A: Tornado alley. 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 todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 88/68 84/67 86/67 86/68 83/68 84/68 84/67 83/66 85/67 86/71 84/70 83/72 84/69 89/72 87/68 90/65 87/68 88/67 87/67 84/67 83/67 84/67 86/69 86/68 85/68 82/71 83/69 84/69 87/67 84/69 83/69 84/67 85/67 83/70 82/71 86/70 87/70 87/68 WEATHER/FROM PAGE ONE during the nearly two-hour service. After he spoke, Jeb Bush walked over to his father, and hugged him and kissed him on the cheek. Presidential historian Jon Meacham, who wrote a 2015 biography on the former president, recalled Barbara Bushs devotion to her husband of 73 years, noting former George H.W. Bush. is the only boy she ever kissed.Ž Theirs was the longest marriage of any other presidential couple. One of just two “rst ladies to have a child elected president, Barbara Bush was widely admired for her plainspoken style and was known as the EnforcerŽ in her family, the glue who kept the high-powered clan together. Meacham said it was Barbara Bushs quick tongue that made her so popular, along with her work promoting literacy and bringing awareness to AIDS patients. Barbara Bush was the “rst lady of the greatest generation,Ž Meacham said during his eulogy. The couples family, including their “ve children, 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, played a prominent role in the service. Granddaughters offered readings, some their voices shaky with emotion, while their eight grandsons were pallbearers. The Bush family was seated in front of the church. Nearby, two other former presidents „ Bill Clinton and Barack Obama „ along with their wives and current “rst lady Melania Trump were seated in the same pew. The invitation-only service was also attended by former ambassadors, members of Congress, sports stars and Houston business owners. A eulogy was also given by Barbara Bushs longtime friend, Susan Baker, wife of former Secretary of State James A. Baker III, who said Bush „ the wife of the 41st president of the U.S. and mother of the 43rd „ was the secret sauce of this extraordinary family.Ž As the funeral ended, George H.W. Bush was pushed in his wheelchair by his son George W. Bush as they followed the casket out of the churchs cavernous sanctuary, which had been adorned with sprays of yellow garden roses, yellow snap dragons and antique hydrangeas. They stopped along the way to shake hands, as mourners sang Joyful, joyful, we adore thee,Ž which Barbara Bush had requested as the “nal song. She died on Tuesday, with her husband by her side, at their home in Houston. She was 92. The burial will be held at her husbands presidential library at Texas A&M University, about 100 miles northwest of Houston. Hundreds of people lined both sides of the street near the campus ahead of the service. The burial site is in a gated plot surrounded by trees and near a creek where the couples 3-year-old daughter, Robin, who died of leukemia in 1953, is buried. Other guests at the funeral included former Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, and professional golfer Phil Mickelson, along with Karl Rove, and other former White House staff. Many were seen embracing in the church before the service on a gray, cloudy day as ”ags were ”own at half-mast. President Donald Trump did not attend to avoid security disruptions and out of respect for the Bush family and friends attending the service,Ž according to the White House. He said his thoughts were with the family. Melania Trump issued a statement after the funeral saying it was an honor to give her respects to a fearlessŽ “rst lady, adding: Today the world paid tribute to a woman of indisputable character and grace.Ž On Friday, more than 6,200 people visited the Houston church during a public viewing. Many of the women wore the former “rst ladys favorite color, blue, and trademark pearls. George H.W. Bush was so moved by how many people had lined up Friday to pay their “nal respects to his wife that he decided to go. From his wheelchair, he spent about 15 minutes shaking hands with people who had come.BARBARAFROM PAGE 1 Accompanied by his wife, Hillary Clinton,left, former President Bill Clinton arrives at St. Martins Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former rst lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, in Houston. Former President Barack Obama and former rst lady Michelle Obama greet rst lady Melania Trump at St. Martins Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former rst lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, in Houston. Former President George H. W. Bush greets the mourners with his daughter Dorothy DoroŽ Bush Koch during the visitation for former rst lady Barbara Bush at St. Martins Episcopal Church Friday, in Houston. Barbara Bush died on April 17, at the age of 92. AP PHOTOSThe hearse carrying the casket of former rst lady Barbara Bush leaves after a funeral service at St. Martins Episcopal Church, Saturday, in Houston.

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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 3 ALMANAC Today is Sunday, April 22, the 112th day of 2018. There are 253 days left in the year. Today in history On April 22, 1898, with the United States and Spain on the verge of war, the U.S. Navy began blockading Cuban ports. Congress authorized creation of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, also known as the Rough Riders.Ž On this date In 1864 Congress authorized the use of the phrase In God We TrustŽ on U.S. coins. In 1889 the Oklahoma Land Rush began at noon as thousands of homesteaders staked claims. In 1938 45 workers were killed in a coal mine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia. In 1952 an atomic test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a 31-kiloton bomb was dropped from a B-50 Superfortress. In 1954 the publicly televised sessions of the Senate ArmyMcCarthy hearings began. In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson opened the New York Worlds Fair. In 1970 millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first Earth Day.Ž In 1993 the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C. to honor victims of Nazi extermination. In 1994 Richard M. Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died at a New York hospital four days after suffering a stroke; he was 81. Todays birthdays Actress Charlotte Rae is 92. Actress Estelle Harris is 90. Actor Jack Nicholson is 81. Singer Mel Carter is 79. Author Janet Evanovich is 75. Country singer Cleve Francis is 73. Movie director John Waters is 72. Singer Peter Frampton is 68. Comedian Byron Allen is 57. Actor Chris Makepeace is 54. Rock musician Fletcher Dragge is 52. Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan is 52. Actress Sheryl Lee is 51. Actress-talk show host Sherri Shepherd is 51. Country singer Kellie Coffey is 47. Actor Eric Mabius is 47. Actor Ingo Rademacher is 47. Rock musician Shavo Odadjian (System of a Down) is 44. Bible verse For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again,Ž „ Matthew 7:2. God has His own way of balancing out the scales of life though we may never be permitted to view the final reading NEW YORK (AP) „ Broadway is closed to traf“c for two Manhattan miles. On Saturday, 30 blocks of the Great White Way was open only to pedestrians and bicycles from Times Square down to Union Square. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., city of“cials invited pedestrians and bikers to join the fun and games marking global Earth Day, which falls on Sunday. In a part of New York normally “lled with car fumes and noise, music and dance mixed with “tness classes and educational activities about a sustainable, healthy environment. In addition to carfree Broadway, the city closed down parts of St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, Montague Street in Brooklyn, Shore Boulevard and Woodside Avenue in Queens, and Eagle Avenue in the Bronx.ODD NEWS Its true! Broadway is traffic-free for 2 Manhattan miles PFFTSHAKEUPADENONO ELIETONNEAUPINCHRAN PULLUPSTAKESESCALADE SELLSTOPSHOAGIETIP SEVENSPICKUPSTEAM NOSTRILAGENTSHAW UNEASEICONATERIGHT NATLWALKONWATERNOOR TECRISKEGADPETRI LOOSETEAPIEBESOTS ATMDEADONARRIVALPOT YOUSEEDEWSALTMINE MOSESSHOEACAISIE ALIESTANDINLINESCAT NECKTIESSKIDLOSERS TERPMILANFLIESTO PUTONNOTICEIDEALS IPASOURCEICANEASYA TOSSESTORUNINCIRCLES ANTIRIOTUNTAKENURLS SEEPRFSNOONERSESPNANSWERS to crosswordNATIONAL NEWS/FROM PAGE ONEhis daughter in his lap,Ž Simon said. Youre not supposed to die that way.Ž Meles loved ones started a GoFundMe page to help raise money for a funeral and to support his wife and daughter. Meles Facebook page was “lled with photos of his daughter and said he was a manager at an AT&T store. Police con“rmed that a bystander reported a man „ who turned out to be Jackson „ for disruptive behavior several hours before the stabbing. According to the bystander, a man was yelling on the promenade not far from the beachside restaurant about three hours before the attack. Patrol of“cers were out on other calls so command center staff monitored the man via a pier security camera system for more than 20 minutes before deciding he didnt seem to be a threat, police said. Police are asking anyone who spoke with Jackson during that time to contact investigators. The killing prompted the Ventura City Council to increase police patrols in the area and add staff members to monitor security cameras, among other measures. We are extremely disheartened and infuriated by this criminal attack,Ž Mayor Neal Andrews said in a statement. We will not tolerate this in our community. Nothing is more important than the safety of our visitors, residents and businesses.Ž If convicted, Jackson faces up to 55 years in prison. According to online court records, he has prior convictions for burglary and unlawful sexual intercourse dating back to the 1990s.ATTACKFROM PAGE 1of the International Monetary Fund, is in, as are House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was invited, but his of“ce said he is unable to attend. In a break with tradition, Trump invited no Democratic members of Congress or journalists, said a White House of“cial who was not authorized to discuss the arrangements. But at least one Democrat will be in the crowd: the of“ce of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards con“rmed his attendance. Approximately 150 guests will take their seats in the State Dining Room on Tuesday, making for a more intimate affair than those held by President Barack Obama. Obamas guest lists numbered into the hundreds, requiring that the event be held in a tented pavilion erected on the South Lawn because no room in the White House can accommodate that many people. Most of the responsibility for executing a ”awless celebration falls to the “rst lady and her staff, including such key details as what is served (Trump likes wedge salads and chocolate cake) and poured into glasses (Trump wine?), who sits next to whom, who performs after dinner and what the decor looks like. One big moment is the “rst glimpse of the “rst lady in her gown. Fashion details are kept secret until the “rst couple steps on to the North Portico on Tuesday night to welcome their dinner guests. Former “rst lady Michelle Obama often used state dinners to showcase the talent of up-and-coming designers. Some designers have cited Trumps politics in refusing to dress the current “rst lady, a former model. Still, a likely choice would be Dior, the French design house whose fashions Mrs. Trump often wears, or Herve Pierre, the French-American who designed her inaugural gown and other looks. The last time a Republican president hosted his French counterpart was November 2007 when President George W. Bush welcomed the newly divorced Nicolas Sarkozy. More than 100 guests feasted on lobster bisque, lamb with tomato fondue, green beans and sweet potato casserole, salad and dessert served in the State Dining Room. Among the guests were major league baseball pitcher Tom Glavine, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, French chef Guy Savoy and several Louisiana politicians. After dinner, guests strolled down the hall to the East Room to watch performers in the roles of Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman who served on Washingtons staff in the Continental Army. Sarkozy toured Mount Vernon the following day. When Macrons limousine “rst pulls up the White House driveway on Tuesday morning, Trump, the “rst lady, White House and administration of“cials, and hundreds of invited guests will be waiting on the South Lawn. The pomp“lled arrival ceremony is for the man who became the youngest president in French history when he was elected in 2017 at age 39 on his “rst run for of“ce. The visit also offers Macron his “rst Oval Of“ce meeting and a joint White House news conference with Trump. Theres also a State Department lunch hosted by Vice President Mike Pence before Macron and his wife arrive for the state dinner. The Trump-Macron relationship appeared to get off to a bumpy start with a white-knuckler of a handshake when the political novices met for the “rst time at a NATO summit in Brussels last May. But Macron likely sealed the bond after Trump accepted his invitation to attend the annual Bastille Day military parade in the center of Paris in July. Macron and his wife also took Trump and the “rst lady on a tour of Napoleons tomb and whisked them up into the Eiffel Tower for dinner overlooking the City of Light. The experience led Trump to order up a military parade for downtown Washington later this year. But the two part company on some signi“cant issues, including the Paris climate accord, which Trump withdrew the U.S. from last year, and the Iran-nuclear deal, another multinational agreement that Trump is itching to pull out of. The president did successfully rally Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May, with whom Trump has sparred, to mount a joint military operation against Syria in response to an apparent chemical attack this month that killed Syrian civilians. Macron still worries about Trumps desire to remove U.S. troops from Syria. An art lover who speaks good English, Macron is known to watch what he eats. Yet he told reporters at an agricultural fair in Paris in February that I drink wine at lunch and dinner.Ž Discerning his tastes, including likes and dislikes, even allergies, is one of the “rst things the White House tries to pin down for all guests, said Bernard. Mrs. Trumps social secretary, Rickie Niceta, came aboard last year after two decades of event planning for a caterer whose clients included the White House, the State Department and several embassies, in addition to working on the past “ve presidential inaugurations, including Trumps. The “rst lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and ”orists lair. All three women helped execute more than a dozen state dinners for Obama. Trump owns hotels, including one near the White House, and knows about good hospitality. Bernard recalled that, just as invitations were about to go out for the 2014 dinner for then-French President Francois Hollande, news broke that Hollande and his longtime girlfriend had abruptly split. Mrs. Obamas staff anxiously sought clarity on whether Hollande would bring another date. He didnt, and Bernard dealt with the awkwardness of the situation by seating Hollande between the two Obamas.DINNERFROM PAGE 1 The US get-tough trade approach was roundly criticized by many countries at the “nance meetings but Mnuchin insisted that the United States was not trying to provoke a global trade war but simply achieving a more fair system for American workers. While the administrations America First approach rankled other nations, Mnuchin did announce a change in position with the World Bank, one of several multilateral institutions that Trump of“cials have criticized in the past. Last year, the administration said it was opposed to what would be the “rst increase in the World Banks capital resources since 2010. But on Saturday, Mnuchin said the United States had dropped its opposition and would support the increase as part of a package of lending reforms. The proposal would provide the World Bank with a $13 billion increase in its lending resources. Both the World Bank and IMF held meetings of their policy committees on Saturday. In a closing communique, the IMF expressed concerns that the rising trade tensions could dim what at the moment are bright prospects for the global economy, which is expected to grow this year at the fastest pace since 2011. Trade tensions are not to the bene“t of anyone,Ž said Lesetja Kganyago, who leads the policymaking committee and is governor of the South African Reserve Bank. If there is a trade con”ict, there could never be winners. We could all only be losers.Ž On Friday, Mnuchin had called on the IMF to do more to police countries running large trade surpluses, a role that has traditionally been left to the Genevabased World Trade Organization. While many IMF member countries would object to such a broadening of the IMFs powers, the “nal communique did state, We will work together to reduce excessive global imbalances in a way that supports global growth.Ž The communique did not spell out how this would be accomplished. The IMF communique did list a series of threats to the current global upturn and “nance of“cials pledged to work cooperatively. In his speech to the IMFs policy committee Saturday, Yi Gang, the head of Chinas central bank, said that global growth could be hurt by an escalation of trade frictions caused by unilateral actions,Ž an obvious reference to Americas threatened tariffs against China.TRADEFROM PAGE 1 WEST PALM BEACH „ President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesnt expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and “xer, to ”ipŽ as the government investigates Cohens business dealings. Trump, in a series of tweets “red off from Florida on the morning of former “rst lady Barbara Bushs funeral, accused The New York Times and one of its reporters of going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope that he will ”ipŽ „ a term that can mean cooperating with the government in exchange for leniency. Most people will ”ip if the Government lets them out of trouble,Ž even if it means lying or making up stories,Ž Trump said, before adding: Sorry, I dont see Michael doing that despite the horrible Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!Ž The FBI raided Cohens home, of“ce and hotel room earlier this month looking for evidence of fraud as they conduct a criminal investigation. That included records related to payments Cohen made in 2016 to adult “lm star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal, both of whom allege having had sexual encounters with Trump, people familiar with the raid have told The Associated Press. Prosecutors have said theyre investigating Cohens personal business dealings but havent said what crime they believe he may have committed. Cohens lawyers have called the raid an assault on attorney-client privilege and Trump has said it was an attack on our country. In the tweets, sent shortly after he arrived at one of his Florida golf courses, Trump accused the newspaper of using non-existent sourcesŽ in a Friday story about the relationship between Trump and Cohen, who has said he would take a bulletŽ for his boss. The story quoted several people on the record. Trump also lashed out personally at one of the storys writers, calling reporter Maggie Haberman third rateŽ and claiming he has nothing to do withŽ her. Trump later deleted and reposted the tweets correcting the spelling of Habermans name. Haberman is widely seen as one of the most diligent reporters covering the president and is known to speak with him often. The Times responded on Twitter, saying it stood by the story and praising Haberman, who was part of the team that just won a Pulitzer Prize for its reporting on Trump. The tweets came as the rest of the country was preparing for the funeral of Mrs. Bush. The president chose not to go to the Houston service, but “rst lady Melania Trump attended. Trump tweeted that he would watch from Florida.Trump says he doesnt think personal lawyer will flipBy JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOMichael Cohen

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Page 4 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 WORLD NEWSSEOUL, South Korea „ Kim Jong Uns suspension of North Korean nuclear tests has strings attached. The leaders statement at a ruling party meeting Friday includes a pledge to seek a favorableŽ international environment for economic development so that he can put the economy on an upward spiral track.Ž That builds on his 2012 vow to ensure that North Koreans would not have to tighten their beltsŽ any longer. It also means he is seeking the help of other countries for developing his economy, including the lifting of trade, “nancial and energy sanctions that hardened every time North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb. Skepticism prevails on whether North Korea could emulate the kind of economic success that South Korea has achieved. And history has shown that overseas investors can suffer with no recourse if they fail in their risk assessment. Yet North Korea is viewed as a wild card and frontier market that could offer rewards for the business community because of its central location in a booming region encompassing China, Japan and South Korea. Everything about North Korea spells potential,Ž said Kim Young-hui, a North Korean defector studying at Seouls government-owned Korea Development Bank. North Korea can be a bridge linking the peninsula to as far as Europe via China. Imagine how much cargo could ”ow on that Asian highway.Ž North Korea has struggled to revive its economy since a famine in the mid-1990s, while South Korea has taken off as an economic powerhouse. The Songun, or military-“rst policy, charted by Kims father, Kim Jong Il, also dried up economic resources that otherwise would have bene“ted the economy. China has been hoarding the rare earths and other minerals in North Korea. Estimated to be worth as much as $6 trillion, North Koreas reserves of gold, copper, zinc, coal, magnesite and molybdenite could attract buyers from countries other than China, allowing Kim to diversify his sources of income if he opens up his country. (In 2013 Kim executed his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, on charges that included selling precious underground resources for dirt-cheap prices.Ž) The nation of 25 million also provides a labor force that remains largely untapped. South Korea has shown that a business model combining its capital and know-how with North Korean labor can work when it ran an industrial park in the North Korean border city of Gaeseong. That complex closed in 2016 during military tensions. The challenge of educating North Koreans with Western business practices and technology remains daunting for any investors who may want to start similar projects. North Koreas isolation has essentially rendered South Korea as an island in the world of commerce. If it opens, it could win transportation fees by allowing South Korea to export its goods to the rest of the world by land. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, set to meet with Kim next Friday, has already suggested that his country could receive gas supplies from Russia through North Korea while cargo ”ows to Europe. That would mean building roads and other infrastructure in North Korea. Much about North Koreas economic development is easier said than done. Kims promise to stop nuclear tests is a far cry from U.S. and South Korean demands that all nuclear programs be rolled back. Kim has said nuclear arms safeguard his regime. It took China, a role model for North Korea, more than two decades to accelerate its growth after Deng Xiaoping decided to open up the country. And he didnt have to worry about the survival of his nation. Kim on the other hand fears for the lack of a nuclear deterrent „ and for a ”ow of information that could turn his people against him.Kim shifts focus to economy as NKorea ditches nuclear testsBy SAM KIMBLOOMBERG NEWSNEW DELHI „ Indias government on Saturday approved of the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12, responding to widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of a young girl and other attacks on children. An order was approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modis Cabinet and was being sent to the president for his approval, the Press Trust of India news agency reported. It will require the approval of Parliament within six months to become law. But in the meantime, suspects can be prosecuted under the order. The move follows widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl in Indias Jammu-Kashmir state, the alleged rape of a girl by a ruling party lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh state and several other rape cases involving girls in the country. Many protesters expressed particular anger at Indias ruling Hindu nationalist party for initially siding with the accused in the Kashmir case. The young victim was a Muslim and the accused are Hindus. A total of at least nine suspects, including a lawmaker from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and four police of“cials, have been arrested in the Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh cases. Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013. In 2012, the fatal gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi triggered massive protests by hundreds of thousands to demand stricter rape laws in the country. The government enacted laws doubling prison terms for rapists to 20 years and criminalizing voyeurism, stalking and the traf“cking of women. Indian lawmakers also voted to lower to 16 from 18 the age at which a person can be tried as an adult for heinous crimes. Abha Singh, a lawyer, said the governments move Saturday would deter men from committing crimes against women. But she urged the government to set a time frame for bringing suspects to justice. Indian courts are notorious for massive delays, with more than 30 million cases pending. She said that the conviction rate in rape cases in India was only 28 percent, implying that 72 out of 100 suspects are going unpunished.ŽIndia approves death penalty for rape of young childrenTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOIn this April 17, 2018 le photo, egies hang on nooses with the words, from left to right, hang the guilty in the Unnao rape case,Ž Hang the guilty in the Kathua rape case,Ž and hang the guilty in the Surat rape case,Ž referring to recent cases and allegations of rape, during a protest in Ahmadabad, India. Indias government has decided to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women. BEIRUT „ Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syrias Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian governments chemical facilities. The site visit, con“rmed by the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, would allow the agency to proceed with an independent investigation to determine what chemicals, if any, were used in the April 7 attack that medical workers said killed more than 40 people. Douma was the “nal target of the governments sweeping campaign to seize back control of the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus from rebels after seven years of revolt. Militants gave up the town days after the alleged attack. The U.S., France, and Britain blamed the President Bashar Assads government for the attack, and struck suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities one week later. The Syrian government and its ally Russia denied responsibility for the attack. OPCW inspectors arrived in Damascus just hours before the April 15 strikes but were delayed from visiting the site until Saturday, leading Western of“cials and Syrian activists to accuse Russia and the Syrian government of staging a cover-up. I wont “nd any hope in my heart until the Assad regime is held accountable and eradicated from government in Syria,Ž said Bilal Abou Salah, a Douma media activist who left the town after the government takeover. He said he feared Russian and Syrian government personnel destroyed potential evidence in the two weeks since the alleged attack. The OPCW said in a statement that it visited one of the sitesŽ in Douma to collect samples for analysis at agencydesignated laboratories, adding it would consider future steps including another possible visit to Douma.Ž It said the mission will draft a report based on the “ndings, as well other information and materials collected by the team.Ž The OPCW mission is not mandated to apportion to blame for the attack. A U.N. security team had scouted Douma on Tuesday to see if it was safe for weapons inspectors to visit. The team came under small arms and explosives “re, leading the agency to delay its mission. Journalists visiting Douma the previous day, escorted by government minders, experienced no security issues. Russian ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the delays to the OPCW team were unacceptable,Ž in a statement Saturday. Douma is just minutes away from Damascus, where the OPCW team is based. Images emerging from Douma in the hours after the attack showed lifeless bodies collapsed in crowded rooms, some with foam around their noses and mouths. Abou Salah entered one of the buildings affected by the alleged gas attack the following day and took footage of a yellow cylinder with a gas valve on the top ”oor. He said it had crashed through the roof and showed a gash in the ceiling where it purportedly came through. His assertions could not be independently veri“ed. But the cylinder looked like others identi“ed by the international NGO Human Rights Watch at other locations of chlorine gas attacks attributed to the government in 2016. Raed Saleh, the head of the Syrian Civil Defense search-and-rescue group, also known as the White Helmets, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that his organization had shared the coordinates of the graves of April 7 victims with the OPCW, so that inspectors could take biological samples. Civil Defense workers evacuated Douma after the attack, fearing persecution by the security services of the government. The government says the group is a terrorist organization. The group, which operates in opposition areas only, maintains a strong position against Assad. Thousands of people „ rebels and civilians „ left Douma on buses to north Syria in the days after the attack, believing they could not live under government authority after it retook the town. North Syria is divided between opposition, Turkish, and al-Qaida control. The evacuations were the latest in a string of population transfers around the Syrian capital that have displaced more than 60,000 people as the government reconsolidates control after seven years of civil war. U.N. of“cials and human rights groups say the evacuations amount to a forced population displacement that may be a war crime. On Saturday, rebels began evacuating three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside, state TV reported. State-run Al-Ikhbariya TV said 35 buses left the towns of Ruhaiba, Jayroud, and al-Nasriya carrying hundreds of rebels and their families to opposition territory in north Syria. The station said there could be 3,200 rebels leaving three towns on Saturday. It said the evacuations would continue for three days. Syrian government forces will take over the towns once the departures are complete.Samples collected from Syria siteASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOKim Jong Un LONDON (AP) „ Irelands premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of Europes strictest abortion rules. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Saturday that Irelands May 25 referendum on whether to lift a constitutional ban on most abortions is an opportunity to put compassion at the center of our laws.Ž He said the current restrictions do not prevent abortions. Abortion in largely Catholic Ireland is legal only in rare cases when a womans life is in danger. Thousands of Irish women travel each year to get abortions in neighboring Britain. Voters will be asked whether they want to retain or repeal the constitutional ban. If its repealed, parliament would be responsible for creating new abortion laws.Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictionsSANAA, Yemen „ Unidenti“ed armed men shot dead a humanitarian aid worker in Yemens southwestern province of Taiz early Saturday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. Hanna Lahoud of Lebanon, who was in charge of the ICRCs detention program in Yemen, was shot at while on his way to visit a prison. He was rushed to hospital but died from his wounds. Other staff members accompanying him were unharmed, the ICRC said in a statement. Yemeni security of“cials said Lahoud was killed in the district of al-Dabab which is under the control of forces loyal to the internationally recognized government of Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. They said he suffered at least four gunshot wounds before being carried to the hospital where he died. The of“cials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. We condemn this brutal and apparently deliberate attack on a dedicated humanitarian worker,Ž the ICRCs Middle East Director Robert Mardini said. The United Nations also condemned the unjusti“edŽ killing of Lahoud. Parties to the con”ict are obliged under international humanitarian law to do everything possible to protect civilians and ensure they have the assistance they need to survive,Ž U.N. Human Coordinator for Yemen Lise Grande said. Yemeni of“cials said an investigation would be held into the incident, according to a statement by the Ministry of Local Administration. Yemen has been embroiled in a civil war since March 2015 pitting a Saudi-led coalition backing Hadis government against Shiite rebels, known as Houthis. The stalemated war has created the worlds worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million Yemenis in need of assistance.Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills stafferBy AHMED AL-HAJTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOM HONAN/PA VIA APIrish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, center, poses with banners during an event to support a yes vote for the 8th Amendment, in Dublin.

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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 5 Name That CompanyI trace my roots back to 1985, when my founder began building his business via a wire and plastic products company. You may not know my name, but youve probably heard of some companies Ive gobbled up, such as J. Walter Thompson, Ogilvy & Mather, Hill & Knowlton, Burson-Marsteller and Young & Rubicam. (There are hundreds of others under my roof.) Today, based in London, Im the world leader in advertising and communications services, with a market value recently near $20 billion and with some 3,000 offices in 112 countries. I bill more than $70 billion annually. Who am I?Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. prefer sinking prices.Ž Its always best to buy into healthy and growing companies when their stocks are trading at fair or depressed prices „ and bargains abound in bear markets. Why hope to buy shares of a company you admire at $30 and then $40 after it rises, when youd do better buying at $30 and $20? If you plan to buy coffee for the next 25 years, 10 years of falling coffee prices would be welcome, right? (Unless you run a coffee plantation, of course.) One effective way to build your wealth is to invest money regularly, over many years. Many patient investors have amassed great fortunes over the long run, while those trying to get rich quick in stocks are just gambling and often dont do well. The media usually treats big or sustained drops in the stock market as only bad and as a good reason to panic. The only ones who should panic, though, are those who need to sell their holdings soon „ and they shouldnt even be invested in stocks. Its best to invest in stocks only with money you can leave in the market for five, or even 10, years.The Motley Fool TakeToying With ProfitsIt might be game over for toy retailer Toys R Us, which is undergoing liquidation as its business evaporates, but that doesnt mean that toy and game giant Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS) is doomed, even though its stock is being dragged down by the news. Hasbro has multiple channels through which to sell its games and toys, and Toys R Us wasnt the companys biggest retailer. In 2017, Walmart, Toys R Us and Target were its three largest customers, accounting for 19 percent, 9 percent and 9 percent of global sales, respectively. Tie-ins with movies are one of many ways Hasbro is growing, thanks to the enduring popularity of franchises such as Star Wars, Transformers and Marvel superheroes, not to mention Hasbros continuing relationship with Disney. Meanwhile, Hasbros rivals are weakening. Mattels revenue has been shrinking over the past few years, and Hasbro is looking to acquire it. Hasbro has a track record of developing products that kids can relate to, and with its growing presence in the digital market, Hasbro ought to be able to capitalize on kids seeking online entertainment. Its brands include Nerf, My Little Pony, Transformers, Play-Doh, Monopoly and Magic: The Gathering. Recently trading near 52-week lows and sporting a 3 percent dividend yield, Hasbros stock is worth considering. (The Motley Fool owns shares of and has recommended Hasbro.) Ask the Fool My Dumbest InvestmentGreat Concepts Arent EnoughMy dumbest investment was in Solomon Technologies, a company making innovative electric motors. It was an exciting concept, but I lost all the money I invested. „ D.A., online The Fool Responds: When investing, an exciting concept isnt enough. A company should ideally offer growing revenue and profits, a healthy balance sheet (meaning little debt and ample cash to meet obligations and fuel growth), one or more sustainable competitive advantages, and trustworthy, capable management. In the case of Solomon Technologies, its visionary CEO ended up accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of defrauding investors through illegal trading. He subsequently left the company. Its always smart to research a company thoroughly before investing, but you can still end up surprised and burned on occasion. Thats why its important not to invest too many eggs in too few baskets. If your Solomon stake made up half your overall portfolios value, it would have been devastating, but if it was just a 10th or 20th of it, it would sting less. Many times, exciting companies you run across have not yet grown into profit-making enterprises and are worth avoiding. In one of Solomons filings with the SEC, it noted, We have never been profitable, and if we continue to lose money and do not achieve profitability soon, we may be unable to continue our business.Ž It also noted unpaid taxes and debts. Look Before You Buy LEAPSQWhat are LEAPS? „ H.B., Pueblo, ColoradoALong Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS) are long-term options. Standard options let you purchase the right to buy (via callŽ options) or sell (via putŽ options) a fixed number of shares of a stock at a fixed price within a fixed time period, typically a few months. LEAPS work the same way, but expire after more than a year.For example, if you think that PieMart (ticker: GOBBL), trading at $50 today, will soon be at $70, you might buy call options for $6 per share that let you buy the shares at $55. That will ultimately cost you $61 per share ($55 plus $6), netting you a $9-per-share profit „ but only if the stock hits your target before the expiration date. LEAPS, with their longer time frames, generally cost more than shorter-term options, but they can be more attractive as they give the underlying stock more time to move. Options are not for beginning investors, and many experienced investors steer clear, too. Learn more at investopedia.com/university/options and fool.com/investing/options/ options-a-foolish-introduction.aspx .***QAre companies with lots of cash and no debt the best ones to invest in? „ G.D., onlineALots of cash does allow a company to take advantage of opportunities that arise, but too much cash can be unproductive and, arguably, even wasteful.Many successful companies will often keep small cash balances. They spend their cash for purposes such as paying dividends, expanding their businesses and acquiring other companies. If they suddenly need cash, they draw on their lines of credit. Meanwhile, a manageable amount of debt isnt necessarily bad. Indeed, if a company borrowed at a low rate and made great use of that money, its an effective strategy.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to foolnews@fool.com.Fools SchoolThe Upside of Down MarketsThe stock market has been rather turbulent lately, making some investors nervous. No one can know for sure exactly what the stock market will do, especially in the short term. This is true, though: There will be occasional crashes and bear markets „ and many of us should actually be hoping for them. Why? Well, if you plan to be regularly investing money into the stock market over the next decade(s), a stagnant or sinking market is a good thing „ for now. As superinvestor Warren Buffett has explained: If you expect to be a net saver during the next five years, should you hope for a higher or lower stock market during that period? Many investors get this one wrong. ... Only those who will be sellers of (stocks) in the near future should be happy at seeing stocks rise. Prospective purchasers should much 2018 THE MOTLEY FOOL/DIST. BY ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION 4/19 LAST WEEKS TRIVIA ANSWERI trace my roots back to 1901, when a 21-year-old drew an engine meant to fit on a bicycle. Two years later, he and a friend produced it. One of my bikes topped 188 miles per gallon in 1908. By 1912 I was exporting to Japan and had more than 200 U.S. dealers. My motorcycles won lots of races over the years, and many were used by the military during wars. I sold leather jackets beginning in 1947. Today, based in Milwaukee, I sport a market value north of $7 billion. My ticker symbol is rather porcine. Who am I? (Answer: Harley-Davidson)Want to Invest? Email us at foolnews@fool.com, and well send you some tips to start investing. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. FOR ANSWERS, TURN TO PAGE 3PREPOSITION PROPOSITIONBY ALEX BAJCZ / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ ACROSS1 Sound of a dud5 Personnel overhaul12 End of the block?15 Pitchers feat, slangily19 Peace activist Wiesel20 Rear seating compartment in old automobiles21 Replaced someone on a base23 Wagers for a gym exercise?25 Big name in luxury S.U.V.s26 Successfully persuades27 At the most28 Sub30 Opposite of stiff31 Figures on slots33 Bad thing to see under a trucks hood?35 Small breather?38 Customer-service worker40 Man and SupermanŽ playwright41 Anxious feeling42 Wastebasket or folder, maybe43 Avoided trans fats and refined sugars, say47 Part of NASA: Abbr.48 Unrecruited athletes bottleful?52 ____ al-Hussein (Jordanian royal)53 Private eye55 Word after flight or credit56 Zounds!Ž57 ____ dish58 Its not in the bag61 Intake in many an eating contest62 Makes drunk63 Certain note passer, for short64 Timely entrance?69 Kitty70 Heres the thing ƒŽ72 Lawn coating73 Grueling workplace, so tospeak75 Man first mentioned in Exodus 276 Something removed at a T.S.A. checkpoint78 Purple smoothie flavorer80 German youŽ81 Caught in ____82 Understudys delivery?85 Nonsense singing88 Closet rackful90 Suffer from a lockup91 Zeros93 Fight, fight, fight for Maryland!Ž singer, familiarly94 Duke of ____, character in The Two Gentlemen ofVeronaŽ96 Reaches by plane97 Scam alert?101 Paragons103 Hoppy brew104 Info provider105 Optimists credo106 What an A.P. class likely isnt110 Throws at112 Fight clubs?115 Serving to quell violent protests116 Free, as a seat117 Web links, briefly118 Trickle119 Certain baseball positions: Abbr.120 Lunchtime errands, e.g.121 ____ Classic (cable channel) DOWN1 Juices (up)2 Something a chimney sweep sweeps3 Permeate4 Gossips5 Pennzoil competitor6 Low-cost lodging7 Playwright Chekhov8 Bags that might have drawstrings9 Startled squeals10 Neighbor of Oman, for short11 Press, as a button12 Vertical, to a sailor13 Saying Eww!,Ž say14 Make hard to read15 Org. thats nearly onefourth Canadian16 Speak before Parliament, e.g.17 Comaneci of Olympics fame18 Time in Tokyo when its midnight in New York22 ____ salad24 App customers29 10/32 Scene33 Founder of Philadelphia34 Strong strings35 Sister36 Man ____ mission37 Soundtrack for a brawl?39 Proceed well enough42 Story featuring divine intervention43 ____ premium44 Compositions often chosen for encores?45 Seuss title character46 Sad, in San Juan49 Department50 Small dam51 Smoking or stress54 Forfeits57 Hits with snowballs58 Nonexpert59 Portrayer of Mr. Chips60 Ball support61 Something shakenŽ in a trick62 The Ravens, on scoreboards65 Take too much of, briefly66 Call for67 To repeat ƒŽ68 Self-absorbed71 Hope that one may74 Doesnt go on at the right time76 Exit77 Gives birth to78 Eso BesoŽ singer79 Doctor treating patients82 G.I. reply83 Any of the Galpagos84 Singer known for her 85-Across86 Skill87 Chinese menu name89 More likely to escalate92 Member of a four-time Stanley Cup-winning team in the 1980s94 Emcees item95 Spring river breakup96 Certain Summer Olympian97 Gyro holders98 Barely ahead, scorewise99 Interior decorators asset100 Brisk paces102 Gracias : Spanish :: ____ : German105 Avid about107 Some Nikons, for short108 Go, Ow, ow, OW!Ž109 Professional grp.111 Apt rhyme of nipŽ113 Card-game cry114 Some doorways 123456789101112131415161718 19202122 232425 2627282930 31323334 353637383940 414243444546 474849505152 5354555657 5859606162 63646566676869 7071727374 757677787980 81828384858687 8889909192 93949596 979899100101102 103104105106107108109 110111112113114 115116117 118119120121Online subscriptions: Todays puzzle and more than 4,000 past puzzles, nytimes.com/crosswords ($39.95 a year). 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Page 6 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS FRUITS THAT COULD THROW YOU FOR A LOOP by Myles Mellor 1. JGRK IGR CXTHID KRRERE ERIPHURE BPIG LPULTUPIHNKD, IGRS PUJPSD JRKI IN IGR LPKKS CHQ IN CHQTXR IGRB NTI. 2. PTNM R SNZEM ROJNU TDO WRFIMNF IE FBM RPRH IE CNI SRFFDNU, TDO WZBQJH KFDUN QFHDMC, ORDU KBI D QRMINZEWN.Ž 3. ABMF LBM WMOZ BNOC-FVHMC YMNOH ANFLMC LBM VLBMO ROQULH LV SBNFKM LBMUO VOSBNOC RUMDCH, LBM NYYDMH HNUC LBMZ AVQDC FVL KUWM UF LV YMNO YOMHHQOM. 4. FVV NOX PSABND KZAVC DBLI FVZLI FLC EXSX HXSR MFDDBZLFNX WADBK PFLD. NOXR TADN VZHXC MVFRBLI DVZE TFWD NZIXNOXS. 1. When the fruits needed detailed math calculations, they always went to the canny fig to figure them out. 2. When a melon asked his partner to run away to get married, his plucky bride crying, said but I cantelope.Ž 3. When the very hard-nosed pears wanted the other fruits to change their orchard fields, the apples said they would not give in to pear pressure. 4. All the fruits could sing along and were very passionate music fans. They just loved playing slow jams together. CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). You cant add water to a full cup, and you wont get anything new owing through your life until you pour out some of the old stu. Being open to receive new stu will start with making room for it. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If you dont know what to say, youre in a good place. It means youre recognizing the need for discernment. People get in trouble for overusing their lips, not for overusing their ears. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Can you love the art and hate the artist? Hate is too strong a word, but certainly people whose work you admire have done things you really dont, making you grapple with some conicting feelings. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Some say, Dont dumb it down.Ž Others say, Give it to me as if you were teaching a 5-year-old.Ž The better you understand a thing the more simply you can explain it. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). What would you have to be doing to tell yourself that youre doing great? More than likely, this is really about feeling rather than doing. And feeling great will have to do with dropping a few judgments that are holding you back. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You want to be involved in someones life without fostering a situation that feels heavy to you. Whatever you do, do it for you „ because you want to and because it energizes you to give. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Once you get into a lot of alwaysŽ and neverŽ rules, some of the art goes out the window. Though there are denitely things to alwaysŽ and neverŽ do, most of life happens in the colorful in-between. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Its as if youre in charge of the burner of your life, and when you want to bring things down to a simmer, all you have to do is turn it all down. This is how you avoid getting burned. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People generally say can we talk?Ž when its about something signicant and potentially unpleasant. You want to talk when theres nothing wrong, and thats a lot more fun. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Research is excellent when you have the time, but it can also be a procrastination tactic. Be honest with yourself. Do you already have enough information to go on? Dive in. Get busy. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Its really never too late for a new beginning. You dont even have to wait for the sun to go down. Tomorrow is new, obviously „ but so is an hour from now. So is a breath from now. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Decisions have a way of clarifying everything. You make up your mind and then put it to rest. This is mostly between you and you. Your life has to feel good to you on the inside for you to take eective action. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (April 22). Youll wrangle your habits into line this year. Like the ocean waves that beat clis into sand, persistent eorts will change the landscape of your life. You will accept reward for an achievement made possible by consistent movement. The events of June and September have to do with growing your capacity to love. Leo and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 22, 2, 18 and 36.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)

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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: After a lot of talk and no action, I nally made the decision to further my education with a masters degree. At present, I have one more required undergraduate credit to complete at the local university. My husband and I are excited that I nally made the decision and am following through. The problem is my motherin-law. She has told everyone I have been accepted into the masters program at a prestigious school in my area „ one I am HOPING to get into. Abby, we recently threw a surprise party for her mother and everyone was congratulating me. I was embarrassed and had to correct them, saying that was my hope, but I havent yet applied. I have asked her to please stop, but it continues. I know shes excited and proud of me, and for that I am thankful, but now Im incredibly nervous that if I dont get in Ill look like a failure. Suggestions? „ NERVOUS IN THE EAST DEAR NERVOUS: I am unsure why your motherin-law would continue to spread information she knows isnt true. Perhaps its wishful thinking. If you tell her that what shes doing only increases the pressure on you, she may pipe down, but dont count on it. Because you cant control what comes out of her mouth „ and the cat is out of the bag, so to speak „ you have two choices. Gain admission to that masters program or, if that doesnt turn out to be possible, level with the people who prematurely congratulate you and explain that your MIL jumped the gun and acceptance wasnt a sure thing. The only thing you SHOULDNT do is allow yourself to be embarrassed about it. DEAR ABBY: A recent death in my family has affected me greatly. Her love for others was boundless; her enthusiasm for life unparalleled. Her sense of humor was remarkable. When my spirits were down, she greeted me with love every day and was a positive inuence. Im speaking about my labradoodle, Molly. I was lucky enough to have her in my life for nine years. My problem is, people dont get it. Molly was family. I loved her, she died and Im heartbroken. Im being told to get over itŽ „ she was just a dog.Ž I understand that some people dont like dogs and thats OK. What I dont get is that they cant seem to grasp that I have experienced a great loss. Am I being silly? I feel like I have lost a child. Your input would be greatly appreciated. „ GRIEVING IN NEW MEXICO DEAR GRIEVING: You are not being silly. Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your precious Molly. Unless someone has experienced what you have, it can be dicult to empathize. Because you are grieving, I hope you will reach out to Mollys veterinarian and ask if he or she knows about a support group you can join to help you through this dicult period. Being able to discuss all of your feelings with people who have suered the same loss can be healing.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone „ teens to seniors „ is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It.Ž To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Readers: Now is the time to give pillows from couches, chairs and the bedroom a thorough springcleaning. Pillows that can be laundered should be, but for those that cant, use these hints to give them a u and a good clean. 1. Remove dust from pillow surfaces by vacuuming with the upholstery attachment. 2. Shake out debris by taking them outside on a sunny day and beating with a paddle or your hand „ just like your grandmother did. Let them stay in the fresh air for a while. 3. Spritz fabric spray on the pillows to freshen them. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: My best friend and I are having a disagreement about whether wild rice is actually rice. I say yes, and she says no. Settle this for us. „ Kelly from Louisiana Dear Kelly: Your friend is correct. Wild rice is, in fact, a grain of the tall grass that grows in water in Minnesota and California. It has a chewy, nutty avor. Its also called water rice, and you usually nd it mixed with white rice. It is a great accompaniment to duck and game. You can bake or boil it. Add butter, onion, mushrooms or sliced almonds to enhance the avor. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Our kitchens are lled with wonderful cooking aromas, along with awful, stinky ones. Heres how to get rid of the bad smells. When you saut, fry or boil food, such as cabbage, broccoli or sh: Place a small bowl of household vinegar on the counter next to the stove to absorb the smells. When food bubbles over in the oven: Sprinkle salt on the burned mess to eliminate the smoky odor and then clean up when the oven is cool. When food smells and splatters in the microwave: Fill a big microwave-safe bowl with 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 1 cup of water. Turn the microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes. Wipe o the walls and rotating tray. When the refrigerator stinks: Throw out old or dated items. Put a box of baking soda inside and change every three months. Wipe down walls with white vinegar. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: I want my kids to enjoy baking cookies and want to get everyone involved in the kitchen. I need a fun, engaging idea. Can you help me? „ Lucy from Wisconsin Dear Lucy: Yes, I can! This is a great way to have fun while baking cookies and make a tasty game out of it. Heres how to create jigsaw puzzle cookies: First, make plain sugar cookie dough and roll it out at on a baking sheet. With a knife, cut the dough into jigsaw puzzle shapes. Bake according to instructions and cool. Place each individual shaped cookie on a wire rack. Challenge your children to put the cookie pieces back into the overall puzzle shape before they can eat them! „ Heloise Dear Readers: Our homes are lled with cords, especially with all of our hightech equipment. Its really important to check the cords several times a year. „ Examine kitchen appliances and every lamp cord to ensure that they are not damaged in any way or frayed. Get rid of them right away if they are. „ Never run cords under rugs because that creates a re hazard. „ Check all the cords to your computer. Dust the oor and the cords often. „ HeloiseMother-in-laws bragging puts pressure on a college candidateDear Abby Hints from Heloise

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Page 8 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 NATIONAL NEWS WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) „ President Donald Trump says hes considering a posthumous pardon for boxings “rst black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on Twitter that the actor Sylvester Stallone, a friend of his, had called to bring Johnsons story to his attention. His trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial,Ž Trump wrote from his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!Ž Johnson is a legendary “gure in boxing and crossed over into popular culture decades ago with biographies, dramas and documentaries following the civil rights era. Most famously, his story was “ctionalized for the play The Great White Hope,Ž starring James Earl Jones, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for best play in 1969. A “lm version with Jones was released in 1970. More recently, the documentary Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson,Ž directed by Ken Burns, was aired on PBS in 2004. Johnson was convicted in 1913 for violating the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for immoralŽ purposes. The boxer died in 1946. His great-great niece has pressed Trump for a posthumous pardon, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., have been pushing Johnsons case for years. The tweet came a week after Trump pardoned I. Lewis ScooterŽ Libby, who had been a top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, arguing that Libby had been treated unfairlyŽ by a special counsel. Stallone, who starred in the 1976 boxing “lm RockyŽ and several sequels, is a supporter of the president and attended Trumps New Years Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in 2016. McCain previously told The Associated Press that Johnson was a boxing legend and pioneer whose career and reputation were ruined by a racially charged conviction more than a century ago.Ž Johnsons imprisonment forced him into the shadows of bigotry and prejudice, and continues to stand as a stain on our national honor,Ž McCain said earlier this month. In Jim Crow America, Johnson was one of the most despised AfricanAmerican of his generation, humiliating white “ghters and ”aunting his affection for white women. The son of former slaves, he defeated Tommy Burns for the heavyweight title in 1908 at a time when blacks and whites rarely entered the same ring. He then mowed down a series of great white hopes,Ž culminating in 1910 with the undefeated former champion, James J. Jeffries. He is one of the craftiest, cunningest boxers that ever stepped into the ring,Ž said the legendary boxer John L. Sullivan, in the aftermath of what was called the “ght of the century.Ž But Johnson also refused to adhere to societal norms, living lavishly and brazenly and dating outside of his race in a time when whites often killed African-Americans without fear of legal repercussions. After seven years as a fugitive following his conviction, Johnson eventually returned to the U.S. and turned himself in. He served about a year in federal prison and was released in 1921. He died in 1946 in an auto crash. The stain on Johnsons reputation forced some family members to live in shame of his legacy. The family didnt talk about it because they were ashamed of him, that he went to prison,Ž Linda E. Haywood, 61, has said of her greatgreat uncle. They were led to believe that he did something wrong. They were so ashamed after being so proud of him.Ž Haywood said she didnt “nd out she was related to Johnson until she was 12. She remembers learning about Johnson when she was in sixth grade during Black History Month, and only learned later that he was kin. Once, she recalled, she asked her mother about Johnson. She just grimaced,Ž Haywood said. Haywood has pressed to have Johnson pardoned since President George W. Bush was in of“ce, a decade ago. Posthumous pardons are rare, but not unprecedented. President Bill Clinton pardoned Henry O. Flipper, the “rst African-American of“cer to lead the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War; he was framed for embezzlement. Bush pardoned Charles Winters in 2008, an American volunteer in the Arab-Israeli War convicted of violating the U.S. Neutrality Acts in 1949. Haywood wanted Barack Obama, the nations “rst black president, to pardon Johnson, but Justice Department policy says processing posthumous pardon petitions is grounded in the belief that the time of the of“cials involved in the clemency process is better spent on the pardon and commutation requests of living persons.Ž The Justice Department makes decisions on potential pardons through an application process and typically makes recommendations to the president. The general DOJ policy is to not accept applications for posthumous pardons for federal convictions, according to the departments website. But Trump has shown a willingness to work around the DOJ process.Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack JohnsonBy JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOThis undated photo shows boxer Jack Johnson. NEW YORK (AP) „ One has recurring nightmares. Another cant take a bath anymore. Still another cant sleep. Jurors in the murder trial of a nanny who stabbed two small children to death in the bathtub of their Manhattan apartment said the nearly twomonth-long experience took an emotional toll they fear will linger long after their guilty verdict. They are still haunted by the words of the anguished parents and the grisly photos that showed 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother Leo gashed so severely in the throat that they were nearly decapitated. It was gut-wrenching,Ž said juror David Curtis, a 52-year-old actor who has raised two children of his own. I had nightmares which related to losing something important to me or not being able to “nd my family. It truly did affect me.Ž Alternate juror Chloe Beck, 31, said her days of taking baths to unwind ended after seeing the crime-scene photos (not shown to the courtroom spectators) that showed blood coating virtually every surface of the bathroom. There was even a bloody childrens toothbrush. She “xated on the toddler, Leo, calling him her little guy.Ž I dont know how Ill ever get over this,Ž she said, tears streaming down her face. For juror Edgardo Chacon, 57, its the face of the girl, Lucia, known as Lulu, that he sees when he sits up in the night. Many of the more than 30 stab wounds on her body indicated she tried to “ght back. I was there for 33 days, and every night I think about Lulu,Ž he said. I dont know why it was in my mind. But it was not fair. ƒ Its not fair what she did to those kids.Ž Yoselyn Oretga was convicted Wednesday of murder after the jury rejected the argument that she should not be held responsible in the October 2012 slayings because she was too mentally ill. Prosecutors argued that Ortega, who had been the childrens nanny for two years, knew exactly what she was doing, acting out of jealous hatred of the childrens mother for her wealth and happiness. Among the most wrenching moments of the trial came when mother Marina Krim took the stand as the “rst witness, telling of coming home from a swimming class with her 3-year-old daughter, Nessie, to discover her other two children dead. She described how she saw their vacant eyes and their small bodies ripped apart, and just started screaming. It was a scream you cant imagine is even inside of you,Ž she testi“ed. I dont even know where it came from. I just thought: Im never going to be able to talk to them ever again. They are dead. I just saw my kids dead.Ž Several in the panel of 12 jurors and “ve alternates who sat through the trial were parents, and for at least one, the testimony early in the trial was too much. The man with two small children of his own „ ages 2 and 4 „ asked the judge to be excused, saying he could no longer be impartial. Said juror Curtis: I worked very hard at not thinking about my own children. ƒ It is horrifying to think of being in a position, of having to experience or go through the process of what the Krims had to go through.Ž About 70 percent of jurors report some level of stress, but less than 10 percent report extreme stress, according to a study done by the National Center for State Courts. Some judges will request a crisis-management session after a trial but thats unusual and was not ordered after the nanny verdict. Juror stress is a problem more common than we realize, but cases where there is a mental health intervention are rare,Ž said Theodore Feldmann, a professor emeritus in psychiatry at the University of Louisville who has counseled jurors after dif“cult trials, including those who convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in the 1990s. Feldmann said jurors may experience whats called acute stress disorder, essentially a less-serious form of post-traumatic stress disorder that includes such symptoms as headaches, anxiety, dif“culty sleeping, nightmares and depression. At the Ortega trial, even jurors who werent deeply disturbed were still highly emotional. Alternate Brittany Yee, 27, was dismissed but stayed and waited for the trial to end. She said she was upset by the evidence she saw, but that she was handling it all right. But then father Kevin Krim entered the courtroom and sat down next to her. When the verdict was read, she sobbed and held his hand. Krim later thanked the jury in a statement he posted on Facebeook. These jurors went through hell,Ž Krim wrote. I hugged every one of them I could.ŽBy COLLEEN LONGASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSIn this image taken from video on Wednesday, jurors in the murder trail of Yoselyn Oretga, the nanny who stabbed two small children to death in the bathtub of their Manhattan apartment, hold a news conference in New York. I had nightmares : Nanny slay trial took toll on jurors Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery Wife: Man struck by train pushed her off tracksSAN ANTONIO (AP) „ A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth-grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery. The Great Hearts Monte Vista teacher who distributed the worksheet titled The Life of Slaves: A Balanced ViewŽ was placed on leave and the school said it would audit the textbook associated with the lesson, said Aaron Kindel, the superintendent of Great Hearts Texas, which operates 28 public charter schools in Texas and Arizona. To be clear, there is no debate about slavery. It is immoral and a crime against humanity,Ž Kindel said in a statement posted Thursday on the Great Hearts Facebook page. He said the schools headmaster plans to explain the mistake to the history class. Scott Overland, a spokesman for Pearson, which published the textbook, said the company DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) „ The wife of a man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Southern California says investigators told her he pushed her out of the way. The Orange County Register reports Saturday that Jacqueline Gibson, of Lake Elsinore, said she was vacationing with her 71-year-old husband Ernest Gibson Monday when they crossed the tracks to return to their Dana Point campground. She says he suddenly told her to run. She found herself on the other side moments later as the train came through. Once it passed, she found her husbands body. She says investigators told her video from the train showed her husband pushing her out of the way. Metrolink of“cials say the area was restricted. Gibson says there were no signs indicating to keep out. | NATIONAL NEWSdidnt create and doesnt endorse the worksheet assigned to the students, KENS-TV reported. LOS ANGELES (AP) „ Actor Verne Troyer from the Austin PowersŽ movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyers spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-yearold actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed struggling with alcohol addiction. He lived in Los Angeles. Troyer became a celebrity and pop-culture phenomenon after starring alongside Mike Myers as Mini-Me,Ž the clone and sidekick of villain Dr. Evil, in two of the three Austin PowersŽ “lms. He appeared in 1999s Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged MeŽ and 2002s Austin Powers in Goldmember.Ž He also had roles in 2001s Harry Potter and the Sorcerers StoneŽ and another Mike Myers “lm, 2008s The Love Guru.ŽActor Verne Troyer from Austin Powers films dead at 49 AP FILE PHOTOIn this June 11, 2008 le photo, actor Verne Troyer poses on the press line. ORTEGA

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This home is at 744 Sunset Pointe Drive in prestigious Lake June Pointe in Lake Placid. It is priced for $649,900 and is listed with Carol S. Edwards with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. With more than 3,278 livable square feet, this four-bedroom, three-bath, split plan with two-and-one-half-car garage home was custom built by Mielke Construction. It is situated on an 106 by 274 estate size lot on magni“cent Lake June. It has superb quality throughout and is priced below replacement cost. This lovely home offers 9-foot 4-inch ceilings, a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, wood cabinets, huge Chicago brick breakfast bar and island. Cook on the chef style Dacor 48-inch stainless gas stove and enjoy meals in the breakfast room with aquarium window Luxury home on beautiful Lake JuneSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN DIRECTIONS744 Sunset Pointe Drive, Lake Placid From U.S. 27 in Lake Placid, turn onto East Interlake Boulevard. At the traffic circle, take the third exit onto West Interlake Boulevard. The road becomes Sunset Pointe Boulevard. Turn left onto Sunset Pointe Drive. The home is on the right. COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 744 Sunset Pointe Drive in prestigious Lake June Pointe in Lake Placid. It is priced for $649,900 and is listed with Carol S. Edwards with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. EDWARDS | 2This home is at 3719 Par Road in Sebring. It is priced for $339,000 and is listed with Dawn Dell with Heartland Real Estate Corp. This secluded pool home is situated on over one acre of beautifully lush landscaped land directly on Golf Hammock golf course. If you are looking for that rare diamond, look no further. The long private driveway welcomes you to this estate-style home. This home features over 2,800 living square feet under air and over 5,500 total square feet under roof. Have peace of mind with a metal roof and automatic whole house generator with an inground propane tank. Whether you are looking for a family styleŽ home or a house made for entertaining,Ž this home will check off all those boxes! The home has an abundance of natural lighting and a functional ”oor plan. The Estate home in Golf HammockSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN DIRECTIONS3719 Par Road, Sebring From U.S. 27 in Sebring, turn onto Hammock Road. Turn right into the entrance of Golf Hammock onto Golf Hammock Drive. Turn right onto Par Road. Follow around to the home on the right. COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 3719 Par Road in Sebring. It is priced for $339,000 and is listed with Dawn Dell with Heartland Real Estate Cor p.DELL | 2This home is at 2528 State Road 17 North in Sebring. It is priced for $220,000 and is listed with Bill and Cyndee Bryan with Re/Max Realty Plus. This home is located inside the city limits of Sebring with all the amenities of “re protection, city water plus the added bonus of deeded lake access on Dinner Lake. There is a nice sidewalk taking you to gorgeous views of the shimmering lake. The home was constructed in 2006 with concrete block and stucco “nish with several roof lines for added structural interest. The covered entry opens with a beautiful entry door, sidelights and transom with beveled leaded glass design. Upon entering the formal foyer, the view is an open great room design with wood laminate ”ooring. This open space connects smoothly to the formal dining room as well as the spacious kitchen. The living room is complimented by Beautiful home with deeded lake SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN DIRECTIONS2528 State Road 17 North, Sebring From U.S. 27 in Sebring, turn onto Sebring Parkway. Turn left onto Home Avenue to home across State Road 17 on private paved road to home on right. COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 2528 State Road 17 North in Sebring. It is priced for $220,000 and is listed with Bill and Cyndee Bryan with Re /Max Realty Plus.BRYAN | 1 REAL ESTATE SUNDAY SECTION C Sunday, April 22, 2018

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C2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com overlooking the gorgeous 3,500 acre, sand bottom lake. The 17 by 8 laundry room offers lots of extra cabinets and storage. Relax in the lakeview living room and cozy up to the double sided, Chicago brick, gas “replace with built-in shelving and cabinets. Enjoy dining in the bright, oversized formal dining room. The lavish master bedroom has beautiful bay-style windows offering panoramic views of Lake June. You will think youre at the spa in the private marble master bath with dual vanity, Jacuzzi tub, private water closet with bidet, glass shower and privacy garden. The guest bedrooms and baths are oversized to accommodate guests and extra storage. Walk through French doors from the living, kitchen, master and guest bedroom to the tiled wraparound screened Florida room. Meander along the brick paved walkway through the treed, park-like setting to a private dock and boathouse with electric lift. The backyard offers mature landscaping with oaks, avocado, lychee, mango, lemon and coconut trees. It is all irrigated from a private well. This beautiful home also offers a Generac propane generator with 120-gallon propane tank and a Taexx in the wall pest defense system. This house is move in ready. For more information, call Edwards at 863-441-2994. To see pictures and take a virtual tour, visit CSedwards.net and key in MLS 245394.EDWARDSFROM PAGE 1 COURTESY PHOTOThis home is in prestigious Lake June Pointe and fronts Lake June, oering beautiful views from the landscaped back yard. formal foyer welcomes you to the inviting formal living room and dining room. The formal living room has sliding glass pocket doors that access the expansive pool area. Off of the living room are double doors opening to the owners suite. The bedroom measures 23 by 18 with a sitting area, cathedral ceilings, sliding glass doors to pool area and double walk-in closets. The master bath features a deep soaker tub, double vanity, lots of counter space and separate walk-in glass enclosed shower. Plantation shutters on the windows adds to the privacy of this space. Off of the master suite is an of“ce/den, which could be a fourth bedroom. This space is 13 by 12 and has a closet, so is easily considered a bedroom. An inhouse laundry room has a wash tub and measures 10 by 5. The split ”oor plan has the guest bedrooms and bathrooms are located on the other side of the home. It is perfect for families or guests to have privacy. Both bedrooms measure 13 by 11 and are joined by the guest bathroom, which was updated recently. A walk-in shower and ample vanity space are added values. The kitchen is the heart of this home and overlooks the magni“cent family room. The family room has a “replace as the focal point. This is the perfect place family gatherings. The kitchen features an abundance of cabinets and counter space. Counters are solid surface, for easy care and maintenance. The room measures 16 by 11 and has a pass through window looking out to sparkling pool area. The family room is 18 by 21 and has sliding glass doors accessing the expansive entertaining pool area. The pool area features a signi“cant amount of under roof space, outdoor wet bar with refrigerator and a pool 1/2 bath for easy use. The pool area is caged with Chattahoochee ”ooring and privacy scrub. Open all of the sliders to the pool for that Florida paradise living. All of this is situated on a beautifully landscaped lot directly on the Golf Hammock golf course. This property has a ton of privacy that can not be duplicated. The additional lot next door is offered to the buyer of this property for an additional fee of $58,000 (over an acre of land). Golf Hammock is located on the west side of U.S. 27 and features central water. The community has a homeowners association fee of $200 per year for use of the community pool, pickle ball/tennis courts and having the ambiance of living in the country club setting. Golf Hammock has an 18-hole course designed by golf architect Ron Garl. Visit ghoaonline.com to review all community activities, including pickle ball, mah jongg, book club and card/game nights. For more information or to schedule a showing, call Dell at 863-381-0400. View photos and superb aerial photos at dawndell.com. Look for MLS 245435.DELLFROM PAGE 1 € 25 cu. ft. FULL-SIZE SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR Model# ASD2575BRS € 22 cu. ft. Model# ASD2275BRS € Water Filtration System € Gallon Door Bins 863-655-4995 STORE HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 8 am-5 pm Saturday 9 am-4 pm Closed Sunday13611 Hwy. 98 € SebringDesigned, engineered and Assembled in the U.S.A. QUALITY SALES & SERVICE! Blowout Sale! $999.99 adno=3497820 adno=356512825 Years Experience In Tax Return PreparationSue Taylor Accounting, P.A. 863.260.0078 or 863.243.9142 Will come to your home adno=3566251 Professional interior design now in... Sebring Shelly Sapp Interiors shellysappinteriors.com 863.991.2578 Lake Placid Avon Park adno=3559755 Cheryl Oxsalida863-214-3663 4017 Santa Barbara Ave Large 3/2, Harder HallSplit plan, cathedral ceilings, chair rails, thermopane windows. Angled Tile Floors, Huge Lanai and screened porch, privacy fence back. Mature landscaping and well irrigation. 4,744 SQ FT. cheryloxsalida@gmail.com www.highlandscountyhomes.comHeartland Real Estate Corp.3200 US HWY 27 S. #201, Sebring, Fl 33870 863-382-3887 No HOA$349,900 Custom 4 Bed 3 Bath, .6 acres. NO HOA. Real hardwood oors, custom eat in kitchen, custom cabinets, walk in closets, formal dining, game/bonus room, over 3000+ living sq ft. Black wrought Iron Fence. 3 Car Garage. Cul de sac. 3 golf courses. LAKE$249,9001808 Sentinel Point View 2 Bed 2 BathLAKEFRONT Fully FurnishedHard wood oors, remodeled bathrooms and kitchen. 2 car detached garage, dock, .67 acres. Great shing. 1,243 Acre Lake Josephine. New AC Dec. 2017. In house Laundry. Hard er hall$191,500 238 Racoon Ln. Lake View 4 Bed, 2 Bath + Fish Lake Istokpoga .80 AcresDuplex/Home 2 houses under one roof, 2/1 and 2/1. real wood Floors and carpet in one house, All tile in the other house. Fish Istokpoga then barbecue & swim in Caged pool. Fish 27,000 acre lake. Pool$169,0006400 Concord Dr. Spring Lake 6400 Concord Dr. Spring LakePriceYour HomeFind out what your home Could Be Worth.adno=3560450

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C3 www.highlandsnewssun.com Showroom863-386-0898Service Center 863-386-0897(North of Blue Lagoon)4230 US 27 N., Sebring GE RIGHTHEIGHT DESIGN SERIES28 INCH FRONT LOAD WASHER€ 4.9 cu. ft. Capacity € Steam € 13 Wash Cycles € GFW490RPKRR28 INCH ELECTRIC DRYER€ 8.3 cu. ft. Capacity € 13 Dry Cycles € RightHeight Built-In Pedestal € GFD49ERPKRR $ 2,196.00PAIR ONLY 10% OFFBIG GREEN EGGS AND GREEN MOUNTAIN GRILLS 36 INCH FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR€ Smudge-Proof’ Finish € PureSource Ultra Filters € Quick Freeze € Effortless’ Glide Crispers € Gallon Door Storage € Sabbath Mode € ENERGY STAR € 27.7 cu. ft. Capacity € FGHB2867TDOVER-THE-RANGE MICROWAVE€ Sensor Cooking € Effortless’ Reheat € SpaceWise Rack € 30+ Options € Effortless Clean’ Interior € LED Lighting € 1,000 Watts of Power € 9 Power Levels € FGMV176NTDFULLY INTEGRATED DISHWASHER€ OrbitClean € DishSense’ € NSF Sanitize € Adjustable Upper Rack € SpaceWise € AquaSurge’ € SaharaDry’ € 14 Place Setting Capacity € Quick Wash € 52 dBA Silence Rating € ENERGY STAR € FGID2466QD30 INCH FREESTANDING ELECTRIC RANGE IN BLACK STAINLESS STEEL€ True Convection € Tri-Ring Burner € Steam Self-Clean € Quick Pre-Heat € 5.7 cu. ft. Capacity € FGEF3059TD $ 3,700PACKAGE ONLY 36 INCH SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR€ PureSource Filtration € Ready-Select Controls € Filter Alert € Control Lock € Store-More’ Shelves € Store-More’ Gallon Bins € Store-More’ Drawers € Adjustable Interior Storage € Deli Drawer € 25.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity € FFSS2615TSOVER-THE-RANGE MICROWAVE OVEN€ Fits-More’ € Heat Sensor € Ready-Select € Timer € Convertible to Non-Ducted € Multi-Stage Cooking € One-Touch Options € Two Speed Ventilation € Control Lock € 1.6 cu. ft. Capacity € 1,000 Watts € Auto Reheat € FFMV1645TSFULL CONSOLE DISHWASHER€ SpaceWise Silverware Basket € Effortless’ Dry € Food Disposer € NSF Certified Sanitize € Delay Start € 14-Place Settings € 5 Wash Cycles € No-Heat Dry Option € 55 dBA Silence Rating € ENERGY STAR Rated € FFBD2412SS30 INCH FREESTANDING ELECTRIC RANGE€ SpaceWise Element € Auto Shut-Off € Self-Clean € 5.3 cu. ft. Oven € 4 Smoothtop Elements € 7,600 Watts € Clock and Timer € Ready-Select Controls € Store-More Storage Drawer € FFEF3054PSPACKAGE ONLY $ 2,192.50 36 INCH SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR€ 25.4 cu. ft. Capacity € Gallon Door Storage € ADA Compliant € 2 Adjustable Spillproof Glass Shelves € Ice and Water Dispenser € Adjustable Door Bins € Vacation Mode € Fresh Food Multi-level Drawers € Advanced Water Filtration System € GSS25GGHWWOVER-THE-RANGE MICROWAVE OVEN€ Auto and Time Defrost € Convenience Cooking Controls € 300 CFM Exhaust Fan € 1,000 Cooking Watts € 1.6 cu. ft. Capacity € JVM3160DFWWFULL CONSOLE DISHWASHER€ Piranha’ Hard Food Disposer € Adjustable Upper Rack € SpaceMaker Silverware Basket € 4 Wash Cycles € Delay Start € 16 Place Setting Capacity € Sanitize € Steam Pre-Wash € 54 dBA Silence Rating € ENERGY STAR Rated € GDF520PGJWW30 INCH ELECTRIC RANGE€ Power Boil Burners € Storage Drawer € Self-Clean€ Dual-Element Bake€ 5.3 cu. ft. Oven € 4 Smoothtop Elements€ Star-K Certified € JB645DKWWPACKAGE ONLY O € € € € € € $ 2,127.50 36 INCH SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR€ PureSource Filtration € Ready-Select Controls € Filter Alert € Control Lock € Store-More’ Shelves € Deli Drawer € Store-More’ Gallon Bins € Store-More’ Drawers € Adjustable Interior Storage € 25.5 Cu. Ft. Capacity € FFSS2615TPOVER-THE-RANGE MICROWAVE€ Multi-Stage Cooking € Two Speeds € Ready Select Controls € 1.6 cu. ft. Capacity € 1,000 Watts € 10 Power Levels € 300 CFM € Fits-More Capacity € Glass Turntable € Convertible to Non-Ducted Operation € FFMV1645TWFULL CONSOLE DISHWASHER€ SpaceWise Silverware Basket € Effortless’ Dry € Food Disposer € NSF Certified Sanitize € Delay Start € 14-Place Settings € 5 Wash Cycles € No-Heat Dry Option € 55 dBA Silence Rating ENERGY STAR Rated € FFBD2412SW30 INCH FREESTANDING ELECTRIC RANGE € Timed Cook € Self-Clean € Storage Drawer € Ready-Select Controls € 4 Smoothtop Elements € 5.3 cu. ft. Oven € FFEF3054TWPACKAGE ONLY $ 1,993.75Pelican Coolers25% OFF We carry full line of Fisher & Paykel Laundry appliances & DCS kitchen appliancesGifts MomWants! adno=3562930

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C4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com upper collectible or plant shelving and the room measures 18 by 21. The wood laminate ”ooring continues from the foyer all the way to the French doors opening to a nice enclosed patio. The dining room is to the right of the foyer and measures 10 by 14. There are beautiful chandeliers in the foyer as well as the formal dining room boasting a large beautiful window space. The dining room features columns to add the crowning touch to this elegant space. The large kitchen is tiled and features nice oak cabinetry including a U-shaped design with counter seating and an island for buffet style entertaining. There is a beautiful bay window space for your kitchen-style dining. There is custom lighting including indirect lighting and spots. The appliances include a smooth-top stove, built-in micro-wave, dishwasher and side-byside refrigerator. The master bedroom features a tray ceiling and a beautiful bathroom with double sinks, plenty of closet space and custom lighting leading to a luxurious tiled shower. This bedroom measures 14 by 15 and is carpeted. The other two bedrooms are a split design on the other side of the great room. They are both carpeted and share a nice bathroom with a tub and shower. The front bedroom can be used as an of“ce or a music room and features French glass entry doors. The utility room is located inside the home and includes a set of matching washer and dryer units. There is plenty of space with cabinetry and a wash basin for easy cleanup before coming inside. The double garage measures 23 by 25 and has a full set of cabinetry for all your tools and supplies. The concrete ”ooring has been custom painted and would make a great space for parking, a ping-pong table or pool table for an awesome entertainment space. Just off the great room in the back of the home, the French doors open to an air conditioned enclosed patio for relaxing with friends and family. The back entry door takes you to the sidewalk for lake frontage access. Enjoy the beautiful sunrises on Dinner Lake! This home is vacant and ready to occupy with no waiting. The interior has been freshly painted and home is clean and spotless. To schedule a viewing of this outstanding property, call Bill and Cyndee Bryan at 863-381-4092 or 863-381-6574. For more pictures, visit bcbryan. com or cyndeebryan. com and search for MLS 246910. BRYANFROM PAGE 1 COURTESY PHOTOThe back entry door takes you to the sidewalk for lake frontage access, where you can enjoy the beautiful sunrises on Dinner La ke. Now Shop Online! www.theBulbBin.comCOMMERCIAL € RESIDENTIAL & MORE283 U.S. 27 North Village Fountain Plaza Sebring, FL 33870 N Fan & Lighting ShowroomFamily Owned & Operated since 1989Mon.-Fri.: 8-5 After hours: By appointment onlyLED Bulbs in Stock! 863-471-BULBCOUNTRY ACCENTS RY Y C CO MM E e Fo N T S ID EN TI AL & M O FL 3 adno=3559609 FRANKIE BURKELic. € Bonded € InsuredOver 30 Years In BusinessŽPhone .....................(863) 465-0371 Cell Phone .............(863) 441-3625 Fax .........................(863) 465-4202www.BurkeMarine.com€ Frank@BurkeMarine.com 13 Triangle Park € Lake Placid, FL 33852 Premiere Dock Builders: Better Docks, Prices & Service!(863) 465-0371 BOATHOUSES € DOCKS € SEAWALLSadno=3564996 The Reed Ferry TeamKIM REED863-381-6575kimbreed@comcast.netHELEN FERRY863-381-1089hbferry@comcast.net 863-382-6575 www.homesforsalesebring.com 4800 HAW BRANCH RD. € SEBRING, FL 33875 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $349,900Exquisite 4 BR pool home with nearly 3,000 sf. Formal Living Room and Family room downstairs and spacious game room upstairs gives your family and guests plenty of space to enjoy. Upgrades are everywhere from the cherry kitchen cabinets to the custom Owners Bath. MLS#243779 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $299,900Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking the 13th fairway, this 4 BR/2.5Ba/3 Car Gar Pool home is move-in ready. Custom features include high ceilings, crown moldings, arched doorways, newly installed bamboo ooring, granite, central vac and so much more. MLS#242497 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $539,900Absolutely stunning custom-built 4 BR w/ ofc, 3.5 Ba home. Upgrades everywhere including a summer Kitchen and repit on the oversized screened Lanai. Kitchen has 6 burner gas stove, sub-zero fridge, and chocolate glazed maple cabinets. Spa-like Owners Retreat. MLS#246357 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $185,000Fantastic 2BR/2BA/2 Car Gar executive villa with all the upgrades you would normally see in more expensive homes! 10 ceilings, 8 doors, double step ceilings, dimensional cabinets and so much more. Pavered screened Lanai has beautiful views of the golf course. MLS# 241775 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $188,500Located on the 16th hole with a gorgeous granddaddy oak tree in its backyard, this lovely 3 BR/2 BA/2 Car gar villa is perfect for a seasonal or full-time owner. Interior upgrades abound and low HOA covers lawn maintenance so you can enjoy your screened pavered Lanai. MLS#244488 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $279,900Impressive custom built home with circular paver brick driveway and covered front porch greet you upon arrival at this 3 BR/3.5 bath executive home. Upgrades everywhere you look inside & youre sure to enjoy the view of the #14 fairway from the air-conditioned Lanai. MLS#245777 FEATURED HOMES IN COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRINGadno=3560497 adno=3559753 Floridas best active adult 55 and over retirement community that is still affordable!863-446-0908 or 863-441-0969www.coveredbridgelakeplacid.comSee what all the buzz is about at Covered Bridge. The best 55+ community in the area. Find out what $85.00 a month HOA fees provides for you. Walk through the beautiful new Indiana Model with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage. Directions: US 27 S. From Sebring turn right on Lake Francis Rd, 2 miles to Venetian Parkway, take Venetian Parkway, Follow signs to model homes. DID YOU MISS THE GRAND OPENING? DONT WORRY! THE NEW MODEL IS OPEN EVERYDAY 10AM-6PM! 124 E Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid FL 33852Ask how you can SAVE UP TO $12,000 just by being in the right place at the right time, still time come now come all! Even if you missed the grand opening, you are still eligible for $1,000 IN FREE UPGRADES if you purchase your lot by April 30, 2018. 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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C5 www.highlandsnewssun.com Carol Edwards is with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. Call 863-441-2994. Dawn Dell is with Heartland Real Estate Corp. Call 863-3810400. Bill and Cyndee Bryan are with RE/MAX Realty Plus. Call 863-381-4092 or 863-381-6574. HOW TO APPEAR IN PEOPLE IN REAL ESTATEMembers of the Heartland Association of Realtors who want to submit articles about their professional achievements should call Eileen Powers at 863-3865809. People in Real Estate submissions appear on a space availability basis. All submissions are subject to change.PEOPLE IN REAL ESTATE Fishing For A New Career? Check Out The Classifieds In The 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. We Encourage And Support An Affirmative Advertising And Marketing Program In Which there Are No Barriers To Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin.Ž EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY HOMES FOR SALE1020 3/2 Waterfront HomeOpen flr plan; spacious kit., walk in shower; New A/C: sprinkler w/well, dbl lot w/2 storage units. Access to both Lake Jacksons! $210,000.FSBO! 863-835-1104 MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE 1090 Park Model by owner, 55+ community at Whisper Lake. 2/2, W/D, FL room, furnished, new kitchen, car port, $17,500. 1168 Whisper Lake Blvd. 419-957-1422to view Avon Park~ RV home in permanent set up in park. Owner financing avail/rent to own Low down paymnt. 863-4432448 or 863-449-0920 Sebring~ 1/1 Travel Trailer in 55+ park. 2118 Oceanview; $1,000 firm. Leave message at 863-414-2373 Sebring~ 2/2 in 55+ park; fully updated & furn. CHA. No pets. Low lot rent. $22,500.573-846-7467 NEEDAJOB? CHECKTHE CLASSIFIEDS! WANTED TO BUY1120 Lake PlacidCASH for Your Home! Rapid Closing; Any Condition. Must have sufficient equity. 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 CONDOS/VILLAS FOR RENT1240 Avon Park ~Large 3/1.5 w/carport, shed, beautiful back yard. $655/mo+ sec.561-719-2520 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 APARTMENTS FOR RENT1320 Sebring, Dinner Lake Area1/2 bd apts. $495-650/mo Fresh paint, tile floors. Gary Johnson 863-381-1861 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 FINDYOUR BESTFRIEND INTHE CLASSIFIEDS! 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 UNFURNISHED APARTMENTS1324 Lake Placid 2BR, 2BA, all tile, fans, washer/dyer, in town no smoke/pets, nice, $650 mo. + sec., 863-840-4501. MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT1340 Lorida 2/2~ W/D, fenced yard, brand new kitchen, nonsmoker preferred. $650/mo +$650 sec. 305-522-5024 Lookingfor Adventure? Findit inthe Classifieds ROOMS FOR RENT1360 Furnished room. 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 Classified=Sales 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 ARCADIA 55 acre parce l 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. www.MillersCentralAir.com 863-699-5455 863-382-8488CAC058675 100% customer satisfaction is our mission! *See your ndependent Trane Dealer for complete program eligibility, dates, details and restrictions. Special or 1,000 on Qualifying adno=3564993 MANUFACTURED HOME RESALE SPECIALISTS SINCE 1982WE LIST SELL BUY MANUFACTURED HOMES! CALL US TODAY! CHECK OUT THESE GREAT LISTINGS OPEN HOUSES TODAY € APRIL 22 ND (863) 808-1356 3609 Sebring Parkway Sebring, FL 33870 Our Colors Are Red & White, But Our Service is PURE GOLD!! www.FourStarHomes.com SEBRING VILLAGE APRIL 22nd € 1-3PM301 Chance St. SebringSB1994 (2/2)$16,000Amy Slane (863) 450-3336 TODAYAPRIL 22nd € 1-3PM1146 Dewitt St. SebringSB2221 (2/2)$21,000Kim Strasser (574) 532-8023 TODAY TANGLEWOOD APRIL 22nd € 1-3PM1955 Sawgrass TRL SebringSB2207 (2/2)$29,900Wendy Jager (863)812-4675 TODAYAPRIL 22nd € 1-3PM1103 Shadow Ridge SebringSB2095 (3/2)$24,900Wendy Jager (863) 812-4675 TODAY TODAYSB2213 (2/2)$28,900Kathy Rose (844) 802-7751SUNDAY, APRIL 22ND € 12PM 2PM 1803 SUNFLOWER CIRCLE, SEBRING $23,0002/2 split floor plan, wood laminate floors & vinyl throughout, Airy screened lanai w/covered porch. Golf Cart Garage. Mature landscape, quiet neighborhood. Motivated Seller. SB2180 Reggie Maxon (863)808-1706LARGE 2BR-MOTIVATED SELLER! $89,5002007 Sports Coach Elite 40 QS, Quad Slide, Diesel pusher, Freightliner Chassis, Caterpillar 350 HP Diesel Engine, Allison 6 speed transmission, 65,500 Miles, fiberglass Roof, rear and Side Vision Camera. SB2233 Jack Walden (239)825-8401BEAUTIFUL CONDITION $29,9002/2 home with Front Fla Room w/deep carport. Wide hallway leads to French door entry to oversized master BR & large bath. Lowest lot rent in Tanglewood. NEW A/C IN 2017. SB2100Bruce Eberly (863) 812-4999NICE HOME! GREAT LOCATION! TODAYSB2205 (3/2)$59,000The Hammond Team (863) 450-3339SUNDAY, APRIL 22ND € 1PM 3PM 2804 S. COUNTRY CLUB DR., AVON PARK CRYSTAL LAKE CLUB $114,9002/2/2 on small lake in Tanglewood. 2017 completely renovated. Dbl screened carport, wood laminate floor, stone fireplace, library/office. SS appliances, New roof & AC in 2016. Granite baths. SB2126Kathy Rose (844) 802-7751PROFESSIONAL REMODEL AWAITS YOU! $13,9002/1 Decorated & Furnished Superbly. Fully Equipped Kitchen w/Granite Counter, Gas Self Cleaning Range. Cozy Windowed Lanai W/ Separate Screened Fla Room. Laundry & Storage area in the home. SB2036 Parrish McGee (772) 925-2851CHARMING 6 MONTH HOME $29,9002/2 home w/Engineered & Laminate Floors. New Stove, tiled bath walls. 14 x26 patio w/outdoor kitchen, 8 x16 Shed w/freezer, 12x14 FL room has AC, electric fireplace & entertainment center. SB2228The Hammond Team (863) 450-3339PREMIER MAGAZINE STYLE HOME $23,800Updated 2/2 home in 55 park. New siding, windows, roof, AC, Floors, appliances, cabinets, Counters & more. Full front lanai, perfect to relax or entertain, ext. carport w/storage shed. Move in ready. SB2240Amy Slane (863) 450-3336WHAT A CHARM STREET CUTIE $36,900Furnished, turn key 2/2. LG master w/huge walk in closet. French doors to suite bath. Newer life time rubber roof, newer laminate floors, fridge, heat pump & X-LG Trane AC. SB2192Orla or Don Cox (863) 658-3955LOT RENT PAID THRU OCTOBER 31, 2018 $16,700fully furnished 1/1 is well maintained. Clean park model in 55+. Lake Jackson access, laundry facilities, shared amenities. New 10 X 20 lanai in rear perfect to relax or entertain. SB2199 Kim Strasser (574) 532-8023EVERYTHING YOU NEED!! $39,8002/2 w/beautiful kitchen, granite counters, huge breakfast bar, French door fridge & more. Washer & dryer, king size master BR. Top grade wood laminate, AC lanai. New roof 2017, LG carport, oversized 1 car garage w/opener. Incl: 2013 golf cart. SB2238Orla Or Don Cox (785) 304-6471SPARKLING OPEN CONCEPT $76,5002/2 Deluxe Motor Port Home w 1274 sq ft. New Appliances, Cabinets & granite counters. Crown Molding, Finished lanai, laminate & tile floors. New Roof In 2017. SB2135 Donald Lariviere (863) 450-3340LUXURY LIVING! REDUCED & PRICED TO SELL! $39,9003/2 w/open floor plan in Tanglewood. Fresh paint & crown molding. Most furniture new in 2014. Nice screen porch, Golf Cart shed, LG carport. New AC in 2013. Nice landscape. SB2039 Donald Lariviere (863) 450-3340THIS COULD BE YOUR HOME JUST REDUCEDadno=3560506

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C6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com www.Heartland RE .net3200 US 27 South Suite 201 Sebring, FL 33870 863-382-3887 H ometown Professional Real Estate! James Wohl, Broker 381-2437 3200 US HWY 27 SOUTH SEBRING € High Visibility $12/SF/YR MLS#245046 Jimmy Wohl 863-382-3887 FLOWER SHOP BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY € $34,900 MLS#245946 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 3719 PAR RD. GOLF HAMMOCK, SEBRING $339,000 MLS#245435 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 4800 HAW BRANCH RD. COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING€ $950,000 MLS#246861 PAT DELL 863-446-0808 US 98 WINDING WATERS,SEBRING€ $975,000 MLS #241522 PAT DELL 863-446-0808 7002 BURKETT AVE. SEBRING $5,000 MLS #242689 Kelly Joehrs 386-546-0047 333TWILIGHT DR. SUN N LAKES, LAKE PLACID $135,000 MLS#245044 KELLY JOEHRS 386-546-0047 721 RYAN RD LAKESIDE ESTATES, SEBRING $20,000 MLS#246004 KEITH JAMISON 540-598-2216 509 VILLAWAY N. SPRING LAKE, SEBRING $89,900 MLS #247088 CHERYL OXSALIDA 863-214-3663 EAGLES POINTE AT LAKE HUCKLEBERRY, SEBRING $499,000 JERI WOHL 863-381-8595 2351 LAKEVIEW DR. #419 MAJESTIC COVE, SEBRING $244,900 MLS#246270Will Lovett 863-781-0610 € Chris Hanchey 863-781-4031 6400 CONCORD DR. SPRING LAKE, SEBRING $349,900 MLS#245094 CHERYL OXSALIDA 863-214-3663 4100 LAKEVIEW DR. LAKE JACKSON, SEBRING $109,000 MLS#246110 KEITH JAMISON 540-598-2216 524 PEAR ST. & 843 GRAPEFRUIT AVE.-SEBRING $259,000 MLS#240290 JIMMY WOHL 863-382-3887 3701 GOLFVIEW RD. HARDER HALL, SEBRING $189,500 MLS#246359 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 66 VENETIAN PARKWAY COVERED BRIDGE, LAKE PLACID $129,900 MLS #245874Will Lovett 863-781-0610 € Chris Hanchey 863-781-4031 4017 SANTA BARBARA DRIVE HARDER HALL, SEBRING $191,500 MLS #246970 CHERYL OXSALIDA 863-214-3663 9 MARY BELL LANDING SEBRING $175,000 MLS#246536 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 1432 S. GOLFVIEW DR., PINECREST GOLF COURSE, AVON PARK $159,500 MLS#245895 ROSE ABBOTT 863-781-0846 238 RACOON LN. LORIDA $169,000 MLS#245222 CHERYL OXSALIDA 863-214-3663 4524 HESTER AVE HARDER HALL, SEBRING € $169,900 MLS #246834 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 616 HOLLY DR.SPRING LAKE, SEBRING€ $6,800 MLS #246587ROSE ABBOTT 863-781-0846 204 HUNTLEY OAKS BLVD. WATERSEDGE, LAKE PLACID $359,900 MLS #245043 DEBBIE MCCULLOUGH 863-441-1319 3115 OAKMONT DR. HIGHLANDS RIDGE, AVON PARK $279,900 MLS#246406 DIANE REIS 352-267-6436 2111 LAKEVIEW DR. EDGEWATER ARMS CONDOS, SEBRING $75,000 MLS #246906 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 3734 CAMRY CT. THUNDERBIRD HILL VILLAGE III, SEBRING $184,900 MLS #246789 PAT DELL 863-446-0808 TEN MILE GRADE ZOLFO SPRINGS $840,000 MLS #242686 MIKEY COLDING 863-781-1698 484 SUNSET POINTE DR. LAKE JUNE POINTE, LAKE PLACID € € $224,999 MLS #232361 DEBBIE MCCULLOUGH 863-441-1319 5063 STRAFFORD OAKS DRIVE COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING € $349,000 MLS#246369 ALLISON WILLEY 863-381-6276 AVON PARK LAKES AVON PARK€ $6,950 PER LOT #246314 DIANE REIS 352-267-6436 1570 LAKEVIEW DR. SUITE 108 SEBRING€ Highly Visible Store Front $85,000 MLS #245612 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 4611 MIGNON DR. SUN N LAKE, SEBRING $269,900 MLS#245727 NANCY MCDUFFEE 863-984-4708 124 CUMQUAT RD. NW PLACID LAKES, LAKE PLACID $159,900 MLS #247236 DEBBIE MCCULLOUGH 863-441-1319 3721 SUNBIRD CIRCLE, SEBRING THUNDERBIRD HILL VILLAGES $94,000 MLS #246552 PAT DELL 863-446-00808 4600 WELCOME DR. SEBRING $24,900 MLS#245877 CHARLEY FLESHER 863-781-2867 2131 LAKEVIEW DR. FOUNTAINHEAD IN SEBRING $195,000 MLS#247014 DAWN DELL 863-381-0400 311 PINE TREE TRAIL SEBRING $45,000 MLS #246244 DIANE REIS 352-267-6436 adno=3560492

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C7 www.highlandsnewssun.com #1 IN LISTING INVENTORY OVERALL743 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870863-386-0303 www.AdvantageHighlands.com LARGE HOME ON 7+ ACRES Contact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 anitazahn@gmail.com 3 BR/2BA with metal roof in city limits of Wauchula. Lg family room, game room, living & dining room, enclosed back patio. Game room listed as bonus room. Home is dated & needs TLC. Pool needs pump and in need of work. Home has good potential. Foreclosure Case #093-595063. HUD owned & sold as-is. Resources, forms, and bidding link to www.HUDHomestore. com. Forms at www.SageACQ.com. Brokers must be registered & have active HUD NAID to submit bids.MLS#244788 DEEANNA LAKEFRONT ESTATES!Contact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 anitazahn@gmail.com This is an area of many lakefront residential developments along Lake Grassy from condos, 55+ Mobile Home/RV Parks to beautiful Sun N Lakes lake & canal front homes. The property has several buildings. This property is zoned Agriculture, Great place for a Nursery, Feed store, Plant citrus, ect.....Or just use for recreation and future potential development opportunities. Buyer to verify all info and condition of property. MLS# 238597 $499,999 100 LAVENDAR AVE, LAKE PLACIDContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 dolsonrealtor@gmail.com 3 BD, 2 BA corner lot w/dock onto canal. Fully furnished & beautifully decorated. Available April 1st to end of year. Basic cable, internet & utilities provided! MLS#246831 $1,800/mo. COMMERCIAL BUILDING IN AVON PARKContact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 anitazahn@gmail.com 2400 Sq foot of space, zoned C 4. Concrete block and stucco in excellent condition! The possibilities are endless, this space has 2 central ac systems (owner says they are serviced every year). Can be divided into 2 units if wanted, owner used 1/2 and rented the other side. There are 2 bathrooms & 2 dressing rooms. This was used as a church, a bridal shop, antique furniture store, ect... There is street parking out front and a city municipal parking lot out back. MLS#246245 $85,000 472 LAKE FRANCIS RDContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 dolsonrealtor@gmail.com 2 BD, 1 BA This home is well taken care of & had some updates. Large screened lanai w/washer & dryer off the lanai.. There are ten mobile homes in this little community that share the dock so bring a boat. Beautiful and peaceful area. MLS#240931 800.00/Mo. GREAT CURB APPEAL!Contact: Andrea Cranmer: 863-451-6400 acranmerrealtor@gmail.com Charming 3/2 home on a quiet street minutes from Historic Downtown Sebring. Unique home boasts Old world charm! So many possibilities surround this property such as R3P zoning. property. Ideal location close to Highlands County Court House and Sheriffs Dept. Plenty of parking with 12x20 detached garage. MLS#245455 $82,900 BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED LAKE JACKSON. Contact: Andrea Cranmer: 863-451-6400 acranmerrealtor@gmail.com This immaculate End Unit Condo 2BD,1BA is a pride of throughout, New double doors, New Hot water heater and New A/C in 2017. Edgewater Arms Condos HOA covers basic cable, water, sewer, exterior maintenance, landscaping, heated pool, and elevator access. CHARMING & SPACIOUS TOWNHOME Contact: Andrea Cranmer: 863-451-6400 acranmerrealtor@gmail.com 2 BR / 2.5 BA w/spectacular views of golf course & lake. 3 porches to enjoy the wonderful views. 2 Master suites on $85,000 ANITA ZAHN: 863-840-1420 anitazahn@gmail.com ANDREA CRANMER: 863-451-6400 acranmerrealtor@gmail.com DIANA WILLIAMS: 863-386-0303 dwilliams90@htn.net DANA OLSON: 863-451-1775 dolsonrealtor@gmail.com RENTAL SPECIALIST CUTE, CLEAN & QUIET Contact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 dwilliams90@htn.net Complex that is close to everything but feels like it overlooking greenbelt for privacy. Laundry facilities in complex. Water included in rent. ** P/T HANDYMAN FOR COMPLEX NEEDED 30-40 HOURS PER MONTH IN EXCHANGE FOR PARTIAL RENT.** MLS#240080 $600.00/mo. 19 LAKE SIDE TRAIL, LAKE PLACIDContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 dolsonrealtor@gmail.com bedrooms. Located in a tranquil area of Lake Placid with a view of the pond behind the home from your sun room. A place to call home! MLS#234759 $1,150/mo. 106 VOSS COURTContact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 dwilliams90@htn.net Furnishes Charming 2 BD, 2 BA villa on quiet cul de sac in sought & Lanai overlooking the greenbelt. Just bring your toothbrush and enjoy Florida living at its best! Price listed is for annual lease.... seasonal pricing available MLS#241358 $1000/mo. SUN N LAKE PENDING 1618 CEDARBROOK ST, LAKE PLACID Contact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 dwilliams90@htn.net Absolutely Immaculate! Spacious remodeled 3 bedroom 2 bath with nice screen porch overlooking large fenced yard. storage. Great neighborhood close to town Lake Clay. MLS#246200 $1200/mo. adno=3560255 2141 Lakeview Drive € Sebring, FL 33870 www.ElliottTeam.com € TheElliottTeam@gmail.com Spacious 3 Bed, 2 Bath Southern LivingŽ home. Living & Family rooms. Private master with Barn Door On-suite. 2 car garage.Hear a Pre-Recorded Message With Property Details at (800) 601-6476 Ext. 8053 Amazing Home & property. 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Island Kitchen. 130 of white sandy beach. Dock & Boathouse.Hear A Pre-Recorded Message With Property Details at (800) 601-6476 Ext. 8123 2006 Built, 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2 Car Garage with unobstructed canal view across the street. Breakfast nook + formal dining room. Screen porch.Hear A Pre-Recorded Message With Property Details at (800) 601-6476 Ext. 8243 Incredible 2007 Built home nestled in the Deer Run community of Sun N Lakes. Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath pool home with a side entry 2 car garage. Over 2400 square feet of living space. Luxurious master suite with private bath. Tons of natural light. Lots of extras!Hear A Pre-Recorded Message With Property Details at (800) 601-6476 Ext. 8343 An impressive 250 of water frontage. Main house consists of 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths and there is a guest house/in-law quarters apartment. 2 Car Garage and MORE!Hear A Pre-Recorded Message With Property Details at (800) 601-6476 Ext. 8373 Stunning 4 Bedroom, 3.5 bath home. Sprawling ”oor plan. Impressive outdoor living spaces just as incredible as interior. 2 Car Garage. Gated community.Hear A Pre-Recorded Message With Property Details at (800) 601-6476 Ext.8433 AWESOME! GORGEOUS LAKE CLAY LAKE REEDY LAKE PLACID AMAZING! THE ELLIOTT TEAM OF HIGHLANDS COUNTYNorm Elliott (863) 443-0480 Mandy Elliott (863) 273-2861 Matt Nelson (863) 273-3412 Yvonne Calhoun (863) 214-7362 The Elliott Team Ranked #1 In Highlands County for the 5th Year In A Rowadno=3560468 211 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870 Call Today 863-414-6570 rport@bhhsflpg.com Rona Port Realtor Call Today 863-414-1450 eleasedeyoung@yahoo.com Elease DeYoung Realtor Florida Properties Group PROPERTIES ARE SELLING...I CAN SELL YOURS TOO!SEND ME YOUR LISTINGS!! BUYER WALKED...BACK ON MARKET. Seller has already done upgrades to this 4BR 2BA home. Family room addition w/additional bedroom/office/craft room located off the dining area & offers access to the enclosed porch. Master & guest baths have a walk-in shower. Large laundry located off the kitchen. Concrete pad for your RV or boat located just outside fenced yard. $132,0001417 KATCALANI AVE, SEBRING MLS#246166 Everything brand NEW, kitchen w/quartz counters, concrete tile back-splash, white shaker cabinets w/soft close drawers, SS appliances, bathrooms w/gorgeous shower tiles & flooring, vanities w/new faucet & hardware, wood-look laminate flooring, lighting, fans, hot water heater, thermopane windows, newly enclosed rear screen porch. Quiet neighborhood with large partially fenced backyard. No HOA here. $130,0001502 BRADLEY AVE. MLS#246934 Charming 3 bedrooms 2 baths, 2 car garage, Screened porch, and 3 storage buildings. Property is zoned residential agriculture.$283,900HOME ON 4.79 ACRES Lovely single-family home, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, family screened porch and garage. New bath room vanities, inside. Two small pets are ok.$129,900VANTAGE POINTE NEW LISTING SEBRINGadno=3560465

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C8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED & OPERATED See all the listings at REMAX.com809 U.S. 27 South € Sebring, FL 33870Office: (863) 385-0077 Realty Plus NOW HIRING REALTORS! We currently have a few openings for licensed real estate agents in our Lake Placid and Sebring offices. Call or email me for a confidential interview. It never hurts to know! 863-202-0245Ginabexley1@gmail.com #1 Real Estate Company in Highlands County for Closed TransactionsPUT THE AGENTS TO WORK FOR YOU! THE BEST JUST KEEP GETTING BETTER #1 CLOSED TRANSACTIONS FOR: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017! WE WANT TO BE YOUR REALTORS!!!! B C BBILL: 381-4092 CYNDEE: 381-6574 www.bcbryan.com www.cyndeebryan.com$220,0002528 SR 17 N.Beautiful 3 BR, 2 Bath, 2 Car Garage Home with Great Room, Formal Dining Room, Bay Window Style Eat-in Kitchen with Bar and Island! Tray Ceiling in Master Bedroom! Nice Laundry Room! Tiled Enclosed Porch w/Air! Deeded Lake Access on Dinner Lake! Built 2006!! MLS#246910 MLS#246472FAIRMOUNT MOBILE ESTATES! 2548 GEORGIA STREET Very Nice Furnished 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Double-wide Mobile Home in Fairmount Mobile Estates. 2 Enclosed Porches, Workshop, Shed, and Carport! Metal Roof! Underground Irrigation! 55+ Park!!$79,900 MLS#246712OPRY UNDER THE OAKS!!!Well Known Music Venue! 14.48 Acres Located at 35325 Beck Avenue! Heated and Air Conditioned Gazebo Style Pavilion Seats Up To 199!!! Includes Stage, Sound System, Tables, Chairs, Kitchen, BBQ With Exhaust System, 2 Full Baths, Private Bath & Office for Performers! 5 Mobile Homes & 4 Acre Orange Grove.$350,000 PRICE REDUCED!!! M C, CRS863-873-7243www.maureencool.com maureen@acoolrealtor.comWhat do you do when its time to BUY or SELL? Call Maureen Cool at 863 873-7243 Highlands Countys #1 Selling Team for RE/MAXSOLD SOLD SOLD8333 PINE GLEN RD Maureen Cool SELLS another Spring Lake home. If you are ready to sell, call Maureen today! 23 years of Negotiating Experience working for you!$135,900 245749 SOLDSPRING LAKE7316 LIME TREE CT. under air. Tile throughout the living area. $169,900 247280 NEW LISTINGSGOLF COURSE HOME2414 SUNRISE DR. Large family room. Spacious master suite, $274,900 247283 NEW LISTINGMAUREEN COOL will market your home Internationally, Online & Locally for top exposure to reach Check out:TheCoolTeam.com for all our virtual tours. Free home market value and selling tips! CALL TODAY!! CLINT & JOE THE TEAM YOULL WANT TO KNOW C MW863-991-0816clint.mcwaters@gmail.com J B903-456-2740joebrett32@gmail.combuysellsebringhomes.com$62,900104 HILL CT.Come see this attractively priced well-kept, 3-bedroom 2-bath home on a sizeable corner lot. Home features newer laminate wood flooring in the living and hallway & carpeted bedrooms. Master bath has walk in shower, bath tub in guest bath. Back yard is fully fenced, water filtration system. Owner installed vinyl siding on the home in 2014. MLS#245602$174,9002273 CLIFTON ST.Well maintained 2004 3-bedroom, 2-bath home, around corner from Lake Josephine public boat ramp. Tile throughout, large master BR, walk in closet, large walk in shower w/dbl shower heads. Open concept w/12 foot ceilings, kitchen island & breakfast counter. Extra insulation in attic & 2x6 studded walls. Shows very well. Nice landscaping. Jacuzzi in back. MLS#246158 NEW LISTINGCALL US FOR YOUR LISTING NEEDS! The market is active! Home Value Estimations! UNDER CONTRACT! VISIT WWW.CHIPBORING.COM FOR VISUAL TOURS C B863-385-0077www.chipboring.com chip@chipboring.com$270,000 LARGE 4 BEDROOMFamily home could easily be converted to include a Grand mother-in-law suite. Home has open kitchen area with wood beamed cathedral ceilings overlooking the family room that features a wood burning fireplace. Kitchen has solid surface counters with a breakfast bar & custom built in desk area. Other items: French doors, lots of storage, oversized side entrance 2 car garage, beautiful oak trees, golf course lot, central water, large screened porch and more.$169,000TOMOKA HEIGHTSA 55+ Gated Community-This is a Grand 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a winterized 28x11 Florida room and 2 car garage. Home is an open floor plan with custom built-ins and a stoned fireplace. Youll enjoy living in Tomoka Heights with its many community activities as well as pool, a clubhouse and Lakefront park/Bar-b-que area! Call today for an appt! MLS#245760 LAKE JACKSON DREAM3 Bedroom home with coastal style & colors. Best part begins in the back yard and only gets better! Has a deck, gas fire pit, sandy beach, dock with full electric & multiple lifts. The home interior has newly painted walls, ceilings w/crown molding & Plantation shutters throughout. Theres also a gourmet kitchen w/all enmore Pro appl, 6-burner gas stove, granite counters & more. MLS#241486 $525,000 JUST SEND AN EMAIL FOR ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES AND ANY OTHERS! MLS#245527$39,800A GOOD PRICE!!!3208 FOGGY RIDGE DRIVEHERE IS A MOBILE HOME THAT HAS DRY WALL AND LAMINATE FLOORS. OWN YOUR LOT AND NO HOA FEES! MLS#246592$129,000SEBRING HILLS!!!!405 CRANE STREET2 BED 2 BATH WITH A BONUS ROOM. ENCLOSED PORCH. DETACHED 2 CAR GARAGE. HAS NEWER ROOF!!!$106,000AVON PARK LAKES!!!1696 W SALINAS ROAD2006 HOME 3 BEDROOMS 2 BATH EVEN HAS A GARAGE STARTER HOME!!! MLS#243190 MLS#247089$22,900A LAGOON LOT!!! 6525 CONCORD STREETA CHOICE LOCATION DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM THE GOLF COURSE. A DOULBE VIEW FORJ D863-385-0077www.JamesDonohueFL.comJamesDonohueFL@gmail.comCOMMERCIAL LEASE SPACE200 CIRCLE PARK DR-NEW RESTAURANT & OFFICE 223 COMMERCE AVE 864 SQ FT 461 COMMERCE AVE 945 SQ FT 7177 GEORGE BLVD 3,000 … 20,000 SQ FT 3345 MEDICAL HILL RD 2250, 2500 & 3350 SQ FT 4131 SUN N LAKE BLVD 2067 SQ FT 4145 SUN N LAKE BLVD 1953 SQ FT 4151 SUN N LAKE BLVD 1800 SQ FT 4325 SUN N LAKE BLVD 1000 SQ FT DESOTO SQUARE MALL ONLY 3 SPACES LEFT FAIRMOUNT PLAZA ONLY 4 SPACES LEFT JUST REDUCED! MLS#246662 JUST REDUCED!adno=3560525

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 SPORTS www.yoursun.com www.Facebook.com/SuncoastSports € @SunCoastSportsINDEX | Lottery 2 | NBA 2, 3 | NHL 2 | Auto Racing 3 | Soccer 3 | Pro Baseball 4, 6 | Scoreboard 5 | By JEROME PUGMIREAssociated PressMONACO „ Rafael Nadals priority after reaching his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final was to whip out his phone and frantically text coach Carlos Moya. Despite a comfortable 6-4, 6-1 win against No. 5-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, he had a pressing concern given how quickly he was texting. What frantic emergency could command such attention? I was texting Carlos to tell him that we need to book a court quick,Ž Nadal said. I wanted to hit some forehands winners that I think I need for tomorrow.Ž So the top-ranked Nadal, a 10-time French Open champion with 75 career titles, hurried to another clay court just for forehand practice ahead of Sundays final against Kei Nishikori, an opponent he has beaten nine times out of 11. While it may seem absurd, it is a reminder of the relentless perfectionist Nadal is even on his best surface. No matter that he has not dropped a set in six matches since coming back from a recurrence of a right hip injury; he is more focused on ironing out even the smallest of flaws. Even though he crushed Dimitrov, as he had Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals on Friday, Nadal was not satisfied.TENNIS: Monte Carlo MastersNadal wants extra practice after he reaches “ nal matchBy TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressMIAMI „ Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid certainly arent acting like playoff first-timers, and JJ Redick provided the veteran leadership that Philadelphia so desperately needed. The 76ers might very well be the NBAs team of the future. And that future might be starting sooner than many envisioned. Simmons was the first rookie to since Magic Johnson in 1980 to have a playoff triple-double, Redick led Philadelphia with 24 points and the 76ers moved one win from the second round by topping the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Im shocked that we won this game,Ž 76ers coach Brett Brown said. We really didnt have a right to win the game.Ž Heres why he said that: His team turned the ball over 27 times, NBA: 76ers 106, Heat 102Philadelphia takes control, tops Heat for 3-1 series lead By FRED GOODALLAssociated PressTAMPA „ Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning are moving on in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Kucherov scored his 27th career postseason goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 26 shots as the top seed in the Eastern Conference beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Saturday to end the first-round series in five games. Mikhail Sergachev became the youngest player in Lightning history to score a playoff goal and Ryan Callahan, back in the lineup after missing the previous two games with an upperbody injury, sealed it with an empty-netter with 1.7 seconds remaining. Tampa Bay, which won the first two games at home before splitting a pair on the road, advances to a second-round series against the winner of the first-round matchup between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs. Kucherov, who had 100 points during the regular season, had five goals and five assists in the series. His sizzling shot past goalie Cory Schneider put Tampa Bay up 2-0 at 12:27 of the third period, and his 10 points were the most ever for a Tampa Bay player in a playoff series Sergachev, at 19 years, 300 days, became the youngest player in franchise history to score a playoff goal, giving the Lightning a 1-0 lead in the first period. Schneider did all he could to give the Devils a chance to extend their first playoff appearance since 2012. He stopped 35 of 37 shots, including Tyler Johnsons breakaway that kept New Jersey within striking distance after Kyle Palmieri trimmed NHL: Lightning 3, Devils 1MOVING ONAP PHOTOTampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) celebrates after his goal against the New Jersey Devils with teammates, including Alex Killorn (17) and center Anthony Cirelli (71) during the first period of Game 5 Saturday, in Tampa. Lightning beat Devils 3-1, end “ rst-round series SEE TENNIS, 3 SEE NHL, 2 SEE NBA, 2 adno=50532904*See website for detai ls AP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays Denard Span, Chris Archer, Mallex Smith, Kevin Kiermaier and Joey Wendle, from left, celebrate the teams 10-1 win over the Minnesota Twins Saturday, in St. Petersburg. By DICK SCANLONAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG „ C.J. Cron hit a pair of two-run homers and Blake Snell won his third straight start Saturday night in the Tampa Bay Rays 10-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Crons homer in the third inning put the Rays up 2-1 after Adeiny Hechavarria singled for their first hit off Kyle Gibson. Cron connected again in the seventh off Gabriel Moya, capping a five-run inning. It was his fourth homer of the season. Joey Wendle had three hits and scored twice for the Rays, who won their third straight for the first time this year. Snell (3-1) surrendered just one run for his third consecutive start, striking out six and allowing five hits in seven innings. In 15 starts since his recall from the minors last August, the left-hander is 8-2 with a 2.74 ERA. Gibson (1-1) gave up four runs on five hits in 6 ‡ innings, striking out seven. Daniel Robertson homered in the eighth for Tampa Bay, his second. Brian Dozier led off the game with a double and scored on Miguel Sanos sacrifice fly. The hit stretched Doziers season-opening hitting streak to 15 games, the longest current streak in the majors. He has hit in 22 straight games going back to last season, batting .376 in that stretch. Joe Mauer went 0 for 4 for the Twins, ending his streak of 27 games reaching base safely against Tampa Bay.TRAINERS ROOMTwins: OF Byron Buxton, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with migraines, took batting practice and reported that the problem persists, though some of MLB: Rays 10, Twins 1Cron homers twice in Rays winSEE MLB, 6CURRY CLEARED FOR MODIFIED PRACTICEGolden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modi“ ed practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury. Page 3

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City FC at PortlandSPORTS ON TVHeats Winslow “ ned $15,000NEW YORK „ Miamis Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiids facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. Winslow intentionally stepped on Embiids mask after it had fallen onto the court with 7:51 remaining in the second quarter of the 76ers 128108 victory on Thursday night. The NBA cited Winslow for unsportsmanlike conduct in announcing the penalty Friday. Embiid was wearing the mask for the first time after returning from a 10-game absence caused by a broken orbital bone around his left eye. Philadelphia leads the series 2-1. Game 4 is Saturday.IN BRIEFshot 7 for 31 from 3-point range and trailed by 12 late in the third quarter in an extremely hostile environment against a desperate opponent. Despite it all, the 76ers were unfazed. Philadelphia turned a 10-point deficit into a seven-point lead with a 19-2 run that ended midway through the fourth quarter, then absorbed the best shot Dwyane Wade could throw at the 76ers in the final minutes before heading home with a chance to close the Heat out in Game 5 on Tuesday. Wade led all scorers with 25 points off the Heat bench, 12 of them coming in the fourth. But it wasnt enough. They dont let you off the hook,Ž Wade said, tipping his cap to the 76ers. You make one mistake, or you take your foot off the gas for one second, they make you pay.Ž Wade doesnt have a contract for next season. Hes said if he plays, hell be back with Miami „ though theres no guarantees. And that means Saturday might have been his last home game in a Heat uniform. If he knows what the future holds, he didnt offer any hints. Im focused on the next game, trying to win that one,Ž Wade said. Simmons became the first rookie since Magic Johnson in 1980 to post a playoff triple-double „ 17 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists. Joel Embiid finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Philadelphia. We took care of business,Ž Embiid said. Wade carried the comeback effort, with the Heat down six and less than 2 minutes left. His three-point play cut the margin in half and his next two field goals got Miami within one each time. The Heat got no closer. Goran Dragic scored 20, James Johnson had 15 and Hassan Whiteside finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds for Miami, which now needs to pull off some history. The Heat have erased a 3-1 deficit only once, in 1997 against New York. We all feel that were this close,Ž said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, holding his thumb and index finger maybe a millimeter apart. Thats what makes this game tough. They made bigger plays than us in the fourth quarter.ŽNBAFrom Page 1Tampa Bays lead to one goal with three minutes left. Will Butcher and Taylor Hall assisted on the only goal for New Jersey, which played without injured defenseman Sami Vatanen. Sergachev was second among NHL rookie defensemen in scoring with 40 points (nine goals, 31 assists) during the regular season and had had an assist for his first career postseason point in his playoff debut in Game 1. New Jersey kept it close, killing off four consecutive penalties in the second p eriod, when the Lightning outshot the Devils 18-4 but couldnt expand its one-goal lead. Schneider had two more saves early in the third as Tampa Bay sputtered on a fifth power-play opportunity. Notes: The Lightning was 0-for-10 on the power play in Games 4 and 5, y et won both games. ... Vatanen, New Jerseys top defenseman, was injured during the opening period of Game 4 when he was checked high by Kucherov. The Devils also played without RW Stefan Noesen, who was scratched with a lower-body injury. ... Callahan (upper body) returned after missing Games 3 and 4.NHLFrom Page 1By DAVE CAMPBELLAssociated PressMINNEAPOLIS „ Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and KarlAnthony Towns snapped back from a bad start to the series with 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets 121-105 in Game 3 on Saturday night for their first postseason victory in 14 years. Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Andrew Wiggins pitched in 20 points with another four 3-pointers, helping the Timberwolves match the fire-away Rockets from behind the arc and cruise down the stretch behind a 50 percent shooting performance. Derrick Rose added 17 points off the bench for the Wolves, who will try to even the series with a win in Game 4 on Monday night. James Harden led the way with 29 points, but Chris Paul fouled out with 17 points and the Rockets went just 15 for 41 from 3-point range. The Rockets made four 3-pointers on their last seven possessions of the first half to turn an 11-point deficit to just one in less than 3 minutes up until the break. Butler twisted his left ankle during that stretch, causing some brief anxiety in the arena. He didnt require, or accept, any medical attention and returned from the intermission without any hint that he was hurt. Taj Gibson hounded Harden and forced an airballed 3-pointer, prompting the apex of the noise throughout the night with the Wolves ahead 77-70. Towns powered his way past Ryan Anderson for a layup and a three-point play with 1:57 left in the third quarter, pushing the lead to 10 points, and he flexed his biceps to the crowd after the whistle as he walked like King Kong to the corner of the court in celebration. The Wolves closed that period on a 26-14 run and produced spurts of 15-3 and 11-2 in the fourth quarter to let loose as their plan to push a faster pace played out perfectly against a Rockets team that lost some energy in the venue shift north. Harden, who had 44 points in Game 1 but lost his rainbow jumper in Game 2 and finished only 2 for 18 from the floor for 12 points, wasnt a whole lot sharper in Game 3. He went 9 for 21, including 3 for 8 from 3-point range. Instead, a Wolves team that finished last in the NBA in 3-pointers made during the regular season, posted the second-highest total of 2017-18 while launching their way to a 15-for-27 performance.PELICANS 131, TRAIL BLAZERS 123: Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and New Orleans completed a “ rst-round playoff sweep of Portland with a victory. Jrue Holiday capped his 41-point performance with an 18-foot pull-up jumper that gave the Pelicans a six-point lead with 40 seconds left. Rajon Rondo added 16 assists, and Davis also had 11 rebounds and three blocks for New Orleans, which is moving on to the second round of the playoffs for only the second time since the NBA returned to the city 16 seasons ago. C.J. McCollum scored 38 for the Trail Blazers, which responded to a blowout loss in Game 3 by keeping Game 4 close until the “ nal minute. Al-Farouq Aminu scored 27, Damian Lillard added 18 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out.NBA ROUNDUPButler, Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3AP PHOTOMinnesota Timberwolves Jimmy Butler, left, shoots as Houston Rockets Eric Gordon, center, and Nene, of Brazil, watch in the first half during Game 3 Saturday, in Minneapolis. By STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressWASHINGTON „ Overtime came at the perfect time for the Washington Capitals. Outshot, outskated and outplayed by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a lopsided third period of Game 5, the Capitals went into their locker room at intermission Saturday with no choice but to talk about what went wrong in blowing yet another lead. We knew we had to be better,Ž Nicklas Backstrom said. Better they were in a dominant overtime that Backstrom ended 11:53 in with his second goal of the game to give Washington a 4-3 victory and a 3-2 lead over the Blue Jackets in the first-round series. Thanks to goaltender Braden Holtby making 15 of his 39 saves in the third period and Backstroms first two goals of these playoffs, the Metropolitan Division champions can close out Columbus on the road Monday in Game 6. I think weve always regrouped at intermissions and came back,Ž said Holtby, who has stopped 102 of 109 shots since replacing Philipp Grubauer in net two periods into Game 2. It shows our confidence and our experience in a lot of areas.Ž The playoff-tested Capitals took punch after punch when they were outshot 16-1 by the Blue Jackets in the third period, including Oliver Bjorkstrands deflection goal 2:30 in that tied it. Holtby made saves in quantity and quality, most notably on Columbus No. 1 center Pierre-Luc Dubois on a rebound and again on an attempt to bat the puck out of the air, to get to overtime for the fourth time in five games this series. Thats when everything changed. Suddenly, two-time Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was besieged, having to stop Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson from point-blank range early in overtime. We just came out as a new team,Ž Carlson said. Weve went out and attacked in every game that weve won. That was our mindset, and I think we played a great overtime.Ž Overtime has been the difference in this series. Artemi Panarin and Matt Calvert scored the winners in Games 1 and 2 for Columbus, Lars Eller in double OT in Game 3 for Washington and then Backstrom in Game 5, deflecting defenseman Dmitry Orlovs shot past Bobrovsky to send the sellout crowd in Washington into a frenzy.NHL ROUNDUPCapitals take 3-2 series lead on Jackets

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The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3By JIM VERTUNOAssociated PressAUSTIN, Texas „ MotoGP promised tougher sanctions for dangerous racing. Marc Marquez is the first to feel their sting. Marquez thought his blistering pace on his Repsol Honda had secured yet another pole position at the MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas. Then it was gone, snatched away with a penalty for interfering with a hot lap by Movistar Yamaha rival Maverick Vinales. That means Marquez, who has dominated the Circuit of the Americas since 2013, will not start on pole for the first time in six years and will instead start fourth. And it offers a sliver of hope to rest of the field that someone else might top the Texas podium on Sunday. That could be Vinales, who got the bump up to pole position. Marquez seemed unruffled by the penalty. He was at ease and smiling during the post-qualifying news conference just minutes after the sanction was announced. I went fastest. Tomorrow will be the race,Ž Marquez said. My style is my style. Maverick has a good pace and maybe tomorrow in the race he can be faster than me.Ž But the penalty means yet another week of racing controversy for the four-time MotoGP champion. MotoGP officials had promised tougher penalties after a wild race in Argentina that saw Marquez in the middle of several crashes and dustups with other riders. Marquez was penalized three times in Argentina, including sanctions for making contact with Aleix Espargaro and bumping Valentino Rossi, causing Rossi to crash. The penalties cost Marquez dearly as he finished 18th in a race he was favored to win. The four-time MotoGP champion is still looking for his first win of 2018. Vinales declined to criticize Marquez after qualifying, but his body language on the bike indicated he was upset. He was on a good lap when Marquez got in his way, and Vinales angrily waved at him as they rode past each other. Riding too slow in the racing lane is considered a danger to other riders. Marquez said he was looking at Suzukis Andrea Iannone ahead of him and was surprised when Vinales came up from the rear. Iannone will start second on Sunday. I didnt expect Vinales,Ž Marquez said. Then I heard an engine behind me ... they said I was in the racing line.Ž Marquez day was a wild one. A hard fall earlier in qualifying sent him and his motorcycling tumbling and spinning into the gravel. A quick bike change gave him time to lay down his best lap of the day. Vinales wouldnt say if he could have taken pole without the interference. Im focused on what Im doing,Ž Vinales said. Marquez is still showing dominant form on a track that hes made a personal playground since his rookie season. Marquez has won all five races here and has rarely failed to top the timesheets in practice. Hes also won 12 straight races in the U.S. dating back to his first Moto2 race at Indianapolis in 2011. Not everyone is so comfortable. Several riders have complained this week about bumpy track conditions. The Circuit of the Americas was built for Formula One and the heavy cars and the soft, clay-based soil underneath have caused bumps and dips that have frustrated the motorcycle riders. Despite efforts to fix them since last years race, several riders have been very critical of the circuit again this year, most notably seven-time MotoGP champion Rossi, who called the bumps a disasterŽ and criticalŽ for riders who deal with them at high speed. For me its the worst situation during all the season. You have three or four bumps that are very big,Ž Rossi said. Track President Bobby Epstein said MotoGP safety officials had given the all clear for the track prior to the race weekend. Epstein said there was work done overnightŽ Friday to address the riders complaints, but he did not immediately provide details.AUTO RACING: MotoGPMarquez penalty puts Vinales on poleOAKLAND, Calif. „ Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury. The Warriors said Curry was examined by the teams medical staff Friday and is making progress in recovering from the grade 2 left MCL sprain that has sidelined him since March 23. Curry will be allowed to take part in modified practices beginning Saturday and increase his on-court rehabilitation. He will be re-evaluated again in one week. The Warriors lead San Antonio 3-0 in their first-round series. If they advance on Sunday, the second round could start as early as April 28.NBACurry cleared for modi“ ed practiceAP PHOTOMaverick Vinales, left, of Spain, Marc Marquez, of Spain, and Andrea Iannone, right, of Italy poses for photos after qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas, Saturday. By TALES AZZONIAssociated PressMADRID „ If it was a farewell, Andres Iniesta went out in style. The veteran midfielder is expected to soon confirm hes leaving Barcelona at the end of the season. He couldnt have asked for a better way to say goodbye. Iniesta scored amid a brilliant performance as Barcelona crushed Sevilla 5-0 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, and became the first team in 85 years to win four straight Copa titles. It was a great night, for me and for the whole team,Ž Iniesta said. There were a lot of strong emotions, a lot of different feelings. Im happy to be able to help the team win this title.Ž Despite a lifetime contract at Barcelona, the 33-year-old Iniesta has been linked to a move to Chinese football. He will reveal his decision in the next week. Its a spectacle to watch Andres play,Ž Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said. He has to make a decision and see if he wants to come back next season.Ž Luis Suarez scored twice and Lionel Messi and Philippe Coutinho also made the scoresheet for Barcelonas record-extending 30th Copa triumph, and sixth in the last decade. We played a great match, with a lot of determination,Ž Valverde said. Sevilla was trying to win a sixth Copa and save a season which will end without any trophies and maybe not even a place in the Europa League next season. Barcelona ... played a formidable match,Ž Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella said. The final took place at Atletico Madrids Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in the capital amid the ongoing political turmoil involving Catalonias bid for independence. There were jeers by part of the Barcelona crowd when the national anthem was played, but the boos were largely subdued by the reaction of the numerous Sevilla fans in the crowd. Spains King Felipe VI smiled and saluted the fans after the anthem. Suarez opened the scoring with a shot into the open net after a breakaway that started with goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen in the 14th minute. Cillessen made a long pass from inside his area to Coutinho. The Brazilian playmaker entered the box free from markers before making a pass back to Suarez, who just tapped the ball in. Messi scored with a mid-height shot from the middle of the area after a great backheel pass by Jordi Alba off the end line. Messi became the second player to score in five Copa del Rey finals, after Athletic Bilbaos Telmo Zarra. Suarez scored again before halftime with a low shot after picking up a great throughball by Messi and fending off a defender while entering the area. Iniesta scored the fourth in the 52nd after a quick exchange of passes with Messi. He dribbled past goalkeeper David Soria and shot into an empty net. Iniesta received a huge ovation by fans from both clubs when he was substituted near the end of the match. He then lifted the trophy, his sixth in the Copa. Last year, Iniesta became the first player to sign a lifetime contract with Barcelona, a deal allowing him to keep playing for the club for as long as he remained fit. Coutinho closed the scoring by converting a 69th-minute penalty kick after a handball by a Sevilla defender. No other team had won four Copa titles in a row since Athletic Bilbao from 1930-33. The only other team to do it was Real Madrid from 1905-08. Barcelona is also three points away from winning the Spanish league. Sevilla lies seventh, the final spot guaranteeing a Europa League berth next season. It was Sevillas eighth straight match without a win in all competitions.COPA DEL REY: Barcelona 5, Sevilla 0Barcelona easily wins historic 4th straight Copa del ReyAP PHOTOFC Barcelonas Andres Iniesta, centre, with teammates as they celebrate during an award ceremony after defeating Sevilla 5-0 in the Copa del Rey final soccer match at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday. I really had a lot of chances in the first set to have (a) little bit better score. I didnt convert (them),Ž he said. The only way to hold the level, and to hold the chances to keep winning after 10, 12 years, is to improve things.Ž He remains on course for a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo title and record 31st Masters. He shares the Masters record with Novak Djokovic, whose 30 wins include two here. Nishikori, who is making an encouraging return from a serious right-wrist injury, beat No. 4 Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Its getting there,Ž said Nishikori, who has missed the past two majors because of a torn tendon. Little bit sore still.Ž Nishikori won on his first match point when Zverev scooped a backhand wide. The German player looked jaded, having finished a long and grueling quarterfinal at 9 p.m. on Friday. Nishikori has never won a Masters and last reached a final two years ago in Montreal. He beat Nadal in their last encounter two years ago to take the bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He knows it will be a different challenge toppling him in Monte Carlo. Hes been dominating crazy this week,Ž Nishikori said. On clay hes the king.ŽAP PHOTOJapans Key Nishikori th rows his racket after missing a point against Germanys Alexander Zverev during their semifinal singles match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday. 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J aylf500200.233 Merri“eld2b401101.270 Moustakas3b501000.325 Duda1b401000.227 S olerrf301010.280 Cuthbertdh411000.250 A lmontecf423000.233 Escobarss412000.197 Buterac401100.167 T OTALS37411411 DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Martincf522110.286 Candelario3b502212.275 Cabrera1b422320.299 Goodrum1b000000.194 Castellanosrf513300.286 Martinezdh411100.274 J oneslf511101.297 McCannc311021.226 Iglesiasss523000.206 Machado2b321120.209 T OTALS3912161284 KANSASCITY010201000„4111 DETROIT10203132X„12161 E„Duda(1),McCann(3).LOB„KansasCity 8 ,Detroit12.2B„Soler(4),Escobar(4), Martin(4),Castellanos(5).HR„Castellanos (1),offDuffyJones(2),offBoyer.RBIs„Jay 2(4),Merri“eld(6),Butera(5),Martin (8),Candelario2(10),Cabrera3(13), Castellanos3(9),Martinez(10),Jones(4), Machado(12). SF„Merri“eld,Martinez. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Kansas City4(Merri“eld,Soler,Cuthbert2)Detroit 6(Martin,Castellanos3,Jones,Iglesias). RISP„KansasCity1for10Detroit5for16. Runnersmovedup„Escobar,Jay, Candelario.GIDP„Escobar,Cabrera. DP„KansasCity1(Escobar,Merri“eld, Duda)Detroit1(Iglesias,Machado, Cabrera). KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA Duffy,L,0-34.210 6622101 5.26 Hill01 002012 1.35 McCarthy.10 000058.10 Boyer111100 1422.50 Grimm.12 3321 2221.86 S mith1.22 222132 3.52 DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Fiers,W,2-15.110 421081 3.71 S tumpf,H,31.11 000012 2.57 Saupold,S,1-12.10 000118 0.00 Hillpitchedto3battersinthe5th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Hill2-2, McCarthy3-0,Smith2-1,Stumpf2-1, Saupold1-0.WP„Grimm. Umpires„Home,RamonDeJesusFirst, KerwinDanleySecond,ScottBarryThird, CarlosTorres. T„3:04.A„19,302(41,297).YANKEES9,BLUEJAYS1TORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Pearce1b301110.304 Hernandezlf400002.323 Solarte3b400001.266 Moralesdh401001.258 Pillarcf400002.303 Mailec400001.414 Diazss401000.213 Grichukrf110021.086 Gurriel2b301001.375 TOTALS3114139 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gardnerlf321111.247 Judgerf422310.338 Gregoriusss412111.333 Stantondh410012.195 Hickscf310010.296 Walker1b401002.183 Andujar3b412301.250 Rominec210021.286 Torreyes2b401001.417 TOTALS3299879 TORONTO000010000„141 NEWYORK00200700X„990 E„Maile(1).LOB„Toronto6,NewYork 7.2B„Andujar(5).HR„Judge(6),off Stroman.RBIs„Pearce(10),Gardner(5), Judge3(15),Gregorius(18),Andujar3(9). SF„Gardner. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Toronto3 (Solarte2,Morales)NewYork3(Gregorius, Torreyes2).RISP„Toronto1for7NewYork 4for9. GIDP„Romine. DP„Toronto1(Stroman,Gurriel,Pearce). TORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Stroman,L,0-25.158645948.55 Axford.221111243.00 Clippard110022272.53 Loup110001135.68 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Mntgmry,W,2-064 113591 3.80 Shreve10000213 0.00 Holder20 0002 2211.57 Inheritedrunners-scored„Axford1-1.WP„ Stroman2. Umpires„Home,WillLittleFirst,Tom WoodringSecond,TedBarrettThird,Lance Barksdale. T„2:50.A„40,986(54,251).INDIANS4,ORIOLES0CLEVELANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Lindorss401001.208 Kipnis2b311011.181 Ramirez3b413100.221 Brantleylf401100.341 Encarnaciondh300012.138 1-R.Davispr-dh000000.207 Alonso1b312110.206 Gomesc411102.220 Naquinrf400001.278 Zimmercf300001.250 TOTALS3249438 BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gentrylf400000.212 Alvarezdh400001.231 Machadoss301011.337 Jonescf400000.239 C.Davis1b300001.159 Beckham3b300000.182 Santanderrf300000.170 Siscoc201010.256 Sardinas2b300000.143 TOTALS2902023 CLEVELAND100102000„491 BALTIMORE000000000„020 1-ranforEncarnacioninthe9th. E„Lindor(3).LOB„Cleveland4,Baltimore 4.HR„Gomes(3),offTillmanRamirez (5),offTillmanAlonso(4),offTillman. RBIs„Ramirez(9),Brantley(7),Alonso(10), Gomes(6).CS„Lindor(2),Brantley(1), R.Davis(1). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Cleveland 2(Encarnacion,Zimmer)Baltimore 1(Santander).RISP„Cleveland0for6 Baltimore0for2. Runnersmovedup„Brantley.GIDP„ Brantley,Sardinas. DP„Cleveland1(Alonso,Lindor)Baltimore 1(C.Davis,Machado,Tillman). CLEVELANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Clevinger,W,2-09200231071.75 BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Tillman,L,0-468 441583 9.87 Scott21 000119 2.45 Givens10002223 5.91 WP„Tillman2. Umpires„Home,EdHickoxFirst,John TumpaneSecond,RonKulpaThird,Gabe Morales. T„2:21.A„29,187(45,971).PHILLIES6,PIRATES2PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Rodriguez2b422102.222 Polancorf401001.208 Martecf401102.278 Vazquezp000000--Crickp000000--Bell1b300000.244 Felizp000000--E.Santanap000000--Fraziercf101000.229 Dickersonlf402000.306 Cervellic400001.262 Moran3b401001.288 Mercerss300003.242 Braultp200000.222 Freese1b100001.231 TOTALS34282011 PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandez2b500002.278 C.Santana1b120020.159 Herreracf421001.338 Hoskinslf322410.328 Franco3b401002.246 Kingeryss401102.246 Altherrrf401001.104 Alfaroc301010.186 Nolap100000.000 a-Williamsph100001.233 Garciap000000--Morganp000000--Nerisp100001.000 TOTALS31675410 PITTSBURGH100001000„282 PHILADELPHIA00000303X„670 a-struckoutforNolainthe7th. E„Freese(1),Frazier(2).LOB„Pittsburgh 5,Philadelphia7.HR„Rodriguez(3),off NolaHoskins(4),offFeliz.RBIs„Rodriguez (6),Marte(8),Hoskins4(19),Kingery(13). S„Nola. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Pittsburgh 2(Bell,Moran)Philadelphia4(Hernandez3, Kingery).RISP„Pittsburgh0for2 Philadelphia4for11. GIDP„Moran,Herrera. DP„Pittsburgh1(Mercer,Bell)Philadelphia 1(C.Santana,Kingery). PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Brault5.12 223493 4.44 Feliz,L,0-1,BS,2.21 110216 5.62 E.Santana11 111115 6.43 Vazquez.13210122 5.40 Crick.20 000210 0.00 PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Nola,W,2-176 2209103 2.30 Garcia,H,3.20 000282.61 Morgan01000043.12 Neris,S,4-51.11 000019 4.00 Morganpitchedto1batterinthe8th. E.Santanapitchedto1batterinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Feliz2-2,Vazquez 1-1,Crick3-0,Neris1-0.HBP„Brault (C.Santana).WP„Vazquez2. Umpires„Home,LanceBarrettFirst, NicLentzSecond,BillWelkeThird,Tony Randazzo. T„3:11.A„28,161(43,647).RAYS10,TWINS1MINNESOTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Dozier2b412001.303 Mauer1b400000.308 Sano3b300101.203 Grossmandh402001.133 Rosariolf302001.250 Garverc400001.133 Adrianzass301001.250 Keplerrf301000.292 LaMarrecf301001.533 TOTALS3119107 TAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Spanlf512300.259 Fieldlf000000.176 Crondh422401.264 Gomezrf400003.158 Miller1b400001.200 Robertson3b411100.250 Wendle2b423001.288 Ramosc411100.241 Smithcf321012.362 Hechavarriass312110.277 TOTALS3510121028 MINNESOTA100000000„190 TAMPABAY00200053X„10120 LOB„Minnesota5,TampaBay4.2B„Dozier (4),Grossman(2),Rosario(3),Ramos(3). 3B„Wendle(2).HR„Cron(3),offGibson Cron(4),offMoyaRobertson(2),offKinley. RBIs„Sano(10),Span3(17),Cron4(11), Robertson(5),Ramos(5),Hechavarria(8). SF„Sano.S„Rosario. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Minnesota 2(Garver,Adrianza)TampaBay1(Cron). RISP„Minnesota0for7TampaBay7for9. Runnersmovedup„Mauer,Span, Hechavarria.GIDP„Mauer,Garver, LaMarre,Span. DP„Minnesota1(Adrianza,Mauer) TampaBay3(Hechavarria,Wendle,Miller), (Hechavarria,Wendle,Miller),(Robertson, Wendle,Miller). MINNESOTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Gibson,L,1-16.15 441785 4.29 Moya.233300 2610.80 Kinley14 3311 3012.00 TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Snell,W,3-175 1106100 2.54 Andriese24 000141 6.75 Inheritedrunners-scored„Moya1-1.HBP„ Gibson(Cron).WP„Kinley. Umpires„Home,JamesHoyeFirst,Quinn WolcottSecond,JeffKelloggThird,Marvin Hudson. T„2:53.A„10,106(42,735).BREWERS6,MARLINS5MIAMIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Rojasss-1b300010.256 Dietrichlf411101.261 Castro2b413000.300 Anderson3b302101.254 Bour1b411000.225 Riverass000000.167 Maybinrf411001.214 Brinsoncf411303.157 Holadayc400000.182 Urenap200002.000 Wittgrenp000000--b-Telisph100000.240 Steckenriderp000000--Barracloughp000000--c-Shuckph100000.292 Tazawap000000--TOTALS3459518 MILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Caincf401000.301 Yelichrf400001.342 Braunlf311100.234 Shaw3b231120.296 Thames1b301110.254 Jeffressp000000--Sogardss400101.143 Villar2b301000.273 Haderp0000001.000 Albersp000000--Aguilar1b111100.419 Bandyc300002.200 Suterp100001.000 a-Santanaph010010.222 Barnesp000000--Perez2b101000.220 TOTALS2967545 MIAMI130010000„592 MILWAUKEE010210011„670 Nooutswhenwinningrunscored. a-walkedforSuterinthe5th.b-grounded outforWittgreninthe7th.c-groundedout forBarracloughinthe9th. E„Dietrich(1),Anderson(3).LOB„Miami 4,Milwaukee4.2B„Anderson(5),Braun (3).HR„Dietrich(2),offSuterBrinson(3), offSuterShaw(4),offUrenaAguilar(1), offTazawa.RBIs„Dietrich(6),Anderson (11),Brinson3(7),Braun(14),Shaw(10), Thames(13),Sogard(1),Aguilar(4).CS„ Villar(1).SF„Braun. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Miami 1(Maybin)Milwaukee2(Yelich,Bandy). RISP„Miami2for6Milwaukee1for7. Runnersmovedup„Sogard,Villar,Yelich. GIDP„Maybin,Cain. DP„Miami1(Anderson,Castro,Bour) Milwaukee1(Sogard,Perez,Thames). MIAMIIPHRERBBSONPERA Urena54442399 5.88 Wittgren,H,111 000123 0.00 Stcknrider,H,311 000110 1.69 Barrclgh,BS,210 102021 2.08 Tazawa,L,0-101110013 7.15 MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Suter58 551487 5.68 Barnes10 000217 1.38 Hader10 000112 1.42 Albers11 000016 1.74 Jeffress,W,2-010 000110 0.77 HBP„Albers(Anderson).WP„Suter, Barraclough. Umpires„Home,AlfonsoMarquezFirst, BruceDreckmanSecond,ChadFairchild Third,MikeEstabrook. T„2:57.A„37,175(41,900).BRAVES4,METS3NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Confortocf411010.213 Cespedeslf500003.195 Cabrera2b402201.354 Brucerf401101.194 Frazier3b400001.258 Gonzalez1b300010.239 Lobatonc300010.063 Familiap000000--deGromp200001.200 a-Floresph010010.263 Ramosp000000--Blevinsp000000--Nidoc100000.182 Reyesss413000.125 TOTALS3437347 ATLANTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Inciartecf502101.241 Albies2b310011.302 F.Freeman1b402202.296 Markakisrf300011.278 Tuckerlf400002.262 Swansonss311012.342 Camargo3b311112.167 Perezc301001.176 c-Suzukiph101000.326 Teheranp200001.000 S.Freemanp000000--Carlep000000.000 b-Flahertyph010010.362 Biddlep000000--d-Culbersonph100001.125 TOTALS32484514 NEWYORK000000030„370 ATLANTA000000022„483 Oneoutwhenwinningrunscored. a-walkedfordeGrominthe8th.b-walked forCarleinthe8th.c-singledforPerezin the9th.d-struckoutforBiddleinthe9th. E„Inciarte(2),Albies(4),Perez(1).LOB„ NewYork8,Atlanta8.2B„F.Freeman2(8). 3B„Camargo(1).RBIs„Cabrera2(12), Bruce(8),Inciarte(6),F.Freeman2(15), Camargo(1).SB„Conforto(1),Reyes(1), Inciarte(7),Swanson(2).CS„Inciarte(2). Runnersleftinscoringposition„NewYork 4(Cespedes,Cabrera,Lobaton2)Atlanta4 (Markakis,Tucker,Perez2).RISP„NewYork 3for11Atlanta3for9. GIDP„Conforto. DP„Atlanta1(Teheran,Swanson, F.Freeman). NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA deGrom7400210972.53 Ramos,H,6.102221174.00 Blevins,H,3.110001612.27 Fmlia,L,1-1,BS,20.23221219 1.50 ATLANTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Teheran74 001698 4.00 S.Freeman01 321011 2.89 Carle12 001111 1.20 Biddle,W,1-010 001015 0.00 Inheritedrunners-scored„Blevins2-2, Familia1-0,Carle3-3.WP„Blevins. Umpires„Home,JeremieRehakFirst, GerryDavisSecond,PatHobergThird,Dan Iassogna. T„3:07.A„41,396(41,149).BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSIndians4,Orioles0: MikeClevenger pitchedatwo-hitterinhis“rstcareer completegame,andtheCleveland Indianshitthreesolohomersoff ChrisTillmaninavictory. Yankees9,BlueJays1: AaronJudge hitanearlyhomeroffrespected TwitterrivalMarcusStroman,then scoredonadisputedplayduringa seven-runburstinthesixthinning. Cardinals4,Reds3: YadierMolina hitatiebreakinghomeruninthe seventhinningastheCardinalswon fortheseventhtimeintheirpast eightgames,includingsixagainst theReds. Tigers12,Royals4: NicholasCastellanoshomeredanddroveinthree runs,andtheTigersroutedthe KansasCityRoyals. Phillies6,Pirates2: RhysHoskinshit ago-aheadthree-runhomer,Aaron Nolatossedsevenimpressiveinnings andthePhiladelphiaPhilliesbeatthe PittsburghPirates. Rays10,Twins1: C.J.Cronhitapair oftwo-runhomersandBlakeSnell wonhisthirdstraightstart. Brewers6,Marlins5: JesusAguilar homeredonthe13thpitchleading offthebottomoftheninthinningas theMilwaukeeBrewersralliedfor their“fthconsecutivewin. Braves4,Mets3: EnderInciarte droveinthegame-winningrunon abuntsingleinthebottomofthe ninth,andAtlantaralliedtowin. LATEGAMES HoustonatChicagoWhiteSox ChicagoCubsatColorado SanDiegoatArizona SeattleatTexas BostonatOakland SanFranciscoatL.A.Angels WashingtonatL.A.DodgersTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAM2017VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA PittsburghWilliams(R)3-11.933-10-15.24.76 PhiladelphiaPivetta(R)1:35p1-02.494-00-00.00.00 NewYorkWheeler(R)1-12.771-10-00.00.00 AtlantaFoltynewicz(R)1:35p1-12.531-30-00.00.00 MiamiSmith(L)0-26.891-30-00.00.00 MilwaukeeGuerra(R)2:10p1-00.822-00-14.27.71 CincinnatiCastillo(R)1-26.751-30-16.14.26 St.LouisMikolas(R)2:15p2-04.262-10-00.00.00 ChicagoQuintana(L)1-18.162-10-05.15.06 ColoradoMarquez(R)3:10p1-14.343-11-011.00.82 SanDiegoLucchesi(L)2-01.662-20-00.00.00 ArizonaCorbin(L)4:10p3-01.653-12-328.06.11 WashingtonHellickson(R)0-03.861-00-00.00.00 LosAngelesWood(L)8:05p0-23.911-31-06.00.00AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ClevelandKluber(R)2-11.522-21-09.00.00 BaltimoreCashner(R)1:05p1-23.001-30-15.09.00 TorontoGarcia(L)2-03.863-00-00.00.00 NewYorkSeverino(R)1:05p3-12.633-10-112.24.97 KansasCitySkoglund(L)0-29.310-21-06.10.00 DetroitLiriano(L)1:10p2-12.552-11-06.03.00 MinnesotaHughes(R)0-00.000-00-00.00.00 TampaBayChirinos(R)1:10p0-12.700-30-00.00.00 HoustonMcCullersJr.(R)2-15.572-20-00.00.00 ChicagoLopez(R)2:10p0-21.420-30-00.00.00 SeattleRamirez(R)0-00.000-00-07.27.04 TexasPerez(L)3:05p1-213.141-21-228.03.54 BostonPrice(L)2-12.253-10-00.00.00 OaklandMengden(R)4:05p2-24.502-20-00.00.00INTERLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA SanFran.Cueto(R)1-00.452-10-00.00.00 L.A.AngelsBarria(R)4:07p1-01.801-00-00.00.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. VSOPP-Pitchersrecordversusthisopponent. THISDATEINBASEBALL1876: Inthe“rstNationalLeaguegame,JosephBorden ofBostonbeatthehometownPhiladelphiateam6-5. 1898: TheodoreBreitensteinoftheCincinnatiRedsand JamesHughesofBaltimoreeachpitchedno-hitball games.Breitensteinno-hitthePittsburghPirates11-0 andHughesno-hittheBostonBraves8-0. 1903: TheNewYorkHighlanderslosttheir“rstgameat Washington3-1before11,950fans. 1922: KenWilliamsoftheSt.LouisBrownshitthree homerunsagainstChicago. 1934: ChicagosLonWarnekepitchedhissecondconsecutiveone-hitter,beatingSt.LouisandDizzyDean 15-2. 1959: TheChicagoWhiteSoxscored11runswith onlyonehitintheseventhinningofa20-6routofthe KansasCityAs.JohnnyCallisonhadthehit:asingle.In theinning,Chicagowastherecipientof10walks:“ve withthebasesloaded:threeKansasCityerrorsand onehitbatsman. 1966: TheBraveswontheir“rstgameinAtlantaby beatingtheNewYorkMets8-4. 1970: TomSeaveroftheMetsstruckoutthelast10 Padreshefacedfora2-1victoryoverSanDiego.He gaveuptwohitsand“nishedwithatotalof19strikeouts,tyingSteveCarltonsmajorleaguerecord. 1978: AndreThorntonoftheClevelandIndianshitfor thecycleina13-4winagainsttheBostonRedSox. 1980: IvanDeJesusoftheChicagoCubshitforthecycle in16-12winagainsttheSt.LouisCardinals.DeJesus had“vehits,droveintworunsandscoredtwice.FRIDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague Detroit3,KansasCity2,1stgame,10 innings Baltimore3,Cleveland1 Toronto8,N.Y.Yankees5 KansasCity3,Detroit2,2ndgame TampaBay8,Minnesota7,10innings Seattle6,Texas2 Houston10,ChicagoWhiteSox0 Boston7,Oakland3 NationalLeague Philadelphia2,Pittsburgh1 N.Y.Mets5,Atlanta3,12innings Milwaukee8,Miami0 St.Louis4,Cincinnati2 ChicagoCubs16,Colorado5 SanDiego4,Arizona1 Washington5,L.A.Dodgers2 Interleague SanFrancisco8,L.A.Angels1 MONDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague ClevelandatBaltimore,7:05p.m. MinnesotaatN.Y.Yankees,7:05p.m. OaklandatTexas,8:05p.m. L.A.AngelsatHouston,8:10p.m. SeattleatChicagoWhiteSox,8:10p.m. NationalLeague AtlantaatCincinnati,6:40p.m. SanDiegoatColorado,8:40p.m. MiamiatL.A.Dodgers,10:10p.m. WashingtonatSanFrancisco,10:15p.m.BASEBALLCALENDARMAY16-17: Ownersmeetings,New York. 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 meetings,Las Ve g as. TOPTEN A MERICANLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. BettsBos18682326.382 LowrieOak20861232.372 MSmithTB1858921.362 JMartinezBos17681323.338 JudgeNYY19711824.338 AltuveHou21831028.337 MMachadoBal21831128.337 GregoriusNYY19631621.333 HRamirezBos17661522.333 MoustakasKC19801126.325 HomeRuns Trout,LosAngeles,7;Gallo,Texas,6;Lowrie,Oakland,6; Judge,NewYork,6;Betts,Boston,6;MMachado,Baltimore,6; 9tiedat5. NATIONALLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. RFlahertyAtl1858921.362 CabreraNYM20791628.354 GrandalLAD1558920.345 SwansonAtl19791127.342 MartinezStL2071724.338 HerreraPhi19741225.338 BryantChC17661222.333 DPeraltaAri16661122.333 HoskinsPhi20611520.328 ArenadoCol1656618.321 HomeRuns Harper,Washington,8;Blackmon,Colorado,7;Thames, Milwaukee,7;Albies,Atlanta,6;Villanueva,SanDiego,6; Molina,St.Louis,6;DeJong,St.Louis,6;JBaez,Chicago,6;3 tiedat5.

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The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUEAll times EasternEAST DIVISION W L Pct. GB Boston 17 2 .895 „ Toronto 13 7 .650 4 New York 10 9 .526 7 Tampa Bay 7 13 .350 10 Baltimore 6 15 .286 12 CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct. GB Cleveland 10 8 .556 „ Minnesota 8 7 .533 Detroit 9 10 .474 1 Chicago 4 12 .250 5 Kansas City 4 15 .211 6 WEST DIVISION W L Pct. GB Houston 14 7 .667 „ Los Angeles 13 7 .650 Seattle 10 8 .556 2 Oakland 9 11 .450 4 Texas 7 14 .333 7Fridays GamesDetroit 3, Kansas City 2, 1st game, 10 innings Kansas City 3, Detroit 2, 2nd game Baltimore 3, Cleveland 1 Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 5 Tampa Bay 8, Minnesota 7, 10 innings Houston 10, Chicago White Sox 0 Seattle 6, Texas 2 Boston 7, Oakland 3 San Francisco 8, L.A. Angels 1Saturdays GamesN.Y. Yankees 9, Toronto 1 Detroit 12, Kansas City 4 Cleveland 4, Baltimore 0 Tampa Bay 10, Minnesota 1 Houston at Chicago White Sox, late Seattle at Texas, late Boston at Oakland, late San Francisco at L.A. Angels, lateTodays GamesCleveland (Kluber 2-1) at Baltimore (Cashner 1-2), 1:05 p.m. Toronto (Garcia 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Severino 3-1), 1:05 p.m. Kansas City (Skoglund 0-2) at Detroit (Liriano 2-1), 1:10 p.m. Minnesota (Hughes 0-0) at Tampa Bay (TBD), 1:10 p.m. Houston (McCullers 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Lopez 0-2), 2:10 p.m. Seattle (Ramirez 0-0) at Texas (Perez 1-2), 3:05 p.m. Boston (Price 2-1) at Oakland (Mengden 2-2), 4:05 p.m. San Francisco (Cueto 1-0) at L.A. Angels (TBD), 4:07 p.m.Mondays GamesCleveland at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at Texas, 8:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEAll times EasternEAST DIVISION W L Pct. GB New York 14 6 .700 „ Philadelphia 13 7 .650 1 Atlanta 12 8 .600 2 Washington 10 10 .500 4 Miami 5 15 .250 9 CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct. GB St. Louis 12 8 .600 „ Milwaukee 13 9 .591 „ Pittsburgh 12 9 .571 Chicago 9 8 .529 1 Cincinnati 3 17 .150 9 WEST DIVISION W L Pct. GB Arizona 13 6 .684 „ Colorado 11 10 .524 3 Los Angeles 8 10 .444 4 San Francisco 8 11 .421 5 San Diego 8 13 .381 6Fridays GamesPhiladelphia 2, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 2 N.Y. Mets 5, Atlanta 3, 12 innings Milwaukee 8, Miami 0 Chicago Cubs 16, Colorado 5 San Diego 4, Arizona 1 San Francisco 8, L.A. Angels 1 Washington 5, L.A. Dodgers 2Saturdays GamesSt. Louis 4, Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 2 Milwaukee 6, Miami 5 Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 3 Chicago Cubs at Colorado, late San Diego at Arizona, late San Francisco at L.A. Angels, late Washington at L.A. Dodgers, lateTodays GamesN.Y. Mets (Wheeler 1-1) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 1-1), 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Williams 3-1) at Philadelphia (Pivetta 1-0), 1:35 p.m. Miami (Smith 0-2) at Milwaukee (Guerra 1-0), 2:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Castillo 1-2) at St. Louis (Mikolas 2-0), 2:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Quintana 1-1) at Colorado (Marquez 1-1), 3:10 p.m. San Francisco (Cueto 1-0) at L.A. Angels (TBD), 4:07 p.m. San Diego (Lucchesi 2-0) at Arizona (Corbin 3-0), 4:10 p.m. Washington (Hellickson 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Wood 0-2), 8:05 p.m.Mondays GamesAtlanta at Cincinnati, 6:40 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Miami at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Washington at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.FLORIDA STATE LEAGUENorth Division W L Pct. GB Daytona (Reds) 11 4 .733 „ Tampa (Yankees) 7 9 .438 4 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 6 8 .429 4 Florida (Braves) 6 10 .375 5 Lakeland (Tigers) 5 11 .313 6 Clearwater (Phillies) 4 12 .250 7 South Division W L Pct. GB Jupiter (Marlins) 13 3 .813 „ Bradenton (Pirates) 9 6 .600 3 Palm Beach (Cardinals) 9 7 .563 4 Fort Myers (Twins) 8 7 .533 4 Charlotte (Rays) 8 8 .500 5 St. Lucie (Mets) 7 8 .467 5 Saturdays Games Clearwater at Tampa, TBD Clearwater 7, Tampa 3 Florida 7, Lakeland 5 Jupiter 3, St. Lucie 2 Charlotte 5, Palm Beach 2 Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Fort Myers at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Sundays Games Palm Beach at Charlotte, 12:35 a.m. Lakeland at Florida, 11 a.m. Clearwater at Tampa, 1 p.m. Daytona at Dunedin, 1 p.m. St. Lucie at Jupiter, 1 p.m. Fort Myers at Bradenton, 1 p.m. Mondays Games Tampa at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Dunedin at Lakeland, 6:30 p.m. Jupiter at Palm Beach, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at St. Lucie, 6:30 p.m. Tampa at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Fort Myers at Clearwater, 7 p.m. Florida at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.PRO BASKETBALLNBA PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TORONTO 2, WASHINGTON 1April 14: Toronto 114, Toronto 106 April 17: Toronto 130, Washington 119 Friday: Washington 122, Toronto 103 Today: Toronto at Washington, 8 p.m. Wednesday: Washington at Toronto, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Toronto at Washington, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Washington at Toronto, TBABOSTON 2, MILWAUKEE 1April 15: Boston 113, Milwaukee 107, OT April 17: Boston 120, Milwaukee 106 Friday: Milwaukee 116, Boston 92 Today: Boston at Milwaukee, 1 p.m. Tuesday: Milwaukee at Boston, TBA x-Thursday: Boston at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Milwaukee at Boston, TBAPHILADELPHIA 3, MIAMI 1April 14: Philadelphia 130, Miami 103 April 16: Miami 113, Philadelphia 103 April 19: Philadelphia 128, Miami 108 Saturday: Philadelphia 106, Miami 102 Tuesda y : Miami at Philadel p hia, TBA x-Thursday: Philadelphia at Miami, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Miami at Philadelphia, TBA76ERS 106, HEAT 102PHILADELPHIA (106) Covington 3-5 2-2 10, Saric 4-13 2-2 11, Embiid 2-11 10-13 14, Simmons 8-13 1-4 17, Redick 8-18 6-6 24, Ilyasova 4-10 1-3 10, A.Johnson 3-4 2-2 8, McConnell 1-2 0-0 2, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Luwawu-Cabarrot 0-0 0-0 0, Belinelli 3-7 3-3 10. Totals 36-84 27-35 106. MIAMI (102) Richardson 4-11 1-2 10, J.Johnson 5-12 4-5 15, Whiteside 6-9 1-3 13, Dragic 9-19 1-4 20, T.Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Winslow 3-9 0-2 7, Adebayo 1-3 0-2 2, Olynyk 0-1 0-0 0, Ellington 3-7 1-1 10, Wade 10-22 5-6 25. Totals 41-94 13-25 102.PHILADELPHIA 26 30 23 27 „ 106 MIAMI 26 35 22 19 „ 1023-Point Goals„Philadelphia 7-31 (Covington 2-3, Redick 2-9, Saric 1-4, Belinelli 1-4, Ilyasova 1-6, Anderson 0-1, Embiid 0-4), Miami 7-19 (Ellington 3-6, Dragic 1-3, Richardson 1-3, Winslow 1-3, J.Johnson 1-4). Fouled Out„None. Rebounds„Philadelphia 57 (Simmons 13), Miami 43 (Whiteside 13). Assists„Philadelphia 22 (Simmons 10), Miami 21 (Richardson 7). Total Fouls„Philadelphia 25, Miami 32. Technicals„Covington, Saric, J.Johnson, Whiteside. A„19,804 (19,600).INDIANA 2, CLEVELAND 1April 15: Indiana 98, Cleveland 80 April 18: Cleveland 100, Indiana 97 Friday: Indiana 92, Cleveland 90 Today: Cleveland at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday: Indiana at Cleveland, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Cleveland at Indiana, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Indiana at Cleveland, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCE HOUSTON 2, MINNESOTA 1April 15: Houston 104, Minnesota 101 April 18: Houston 102, Minnesota 82 Saturday: Minnesota 121, Houston 105 Monday: Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Wednesday: Minnesota at Houston, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Houston at Minnesota, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Minnesota at Houston, TBATIMBERWOLVES 121, ROCKETS 105HOUSTON (105) Ariza 2-5 0-0 6, Tucker 1-6 2-2 4, Capela 3-6 1-6 7, Paul 7-11 2-2 17, Harden 9-21 8-10 29, Black 0-0 0-0 0, Qi 0-0 0-0 0, Anderson 4-6 0-0 12, Nene 2-2 0-0 4, Jackson 0-0 1-2 1, Green 4-8 0-0 7, Gordon 5-16 2-3 15. Totals 37-81 16-25 105. MINNESOTA (121) Wiggins 7-11 2-4 20, Gibson 1-4 0-0 2, Towns 5-13 7-7 18, Teague 9-14 2-3 23, Butler 10-19 4-6 28, Bjelica 0-1 0-0 0, Dieng 2-3 0-0 5, Brooks 0-1 0-0 0, Rose 8-16 0-0 17, Jones 1-1 0-0 2, Crawford 2-7 1-2 6. Totals 45-90 16-22 121.HOUSTON 28 23 24 30 „ 105 MINNESOTA 27 25 35 34 „ 1213-Point Goals„Houston 15-41 (Anderson 4-6, Harden 3-8, Gordon 3-9, Ariza 2-5, Green 2-6, Paul 1-3, Tucker 0-4), Minnesota 15-27 (Butler 4-6, Wiggins 4-6, Teague 3-5, Dieng 1-1, Rose 1-2, Towns 1-2, Crawford 1-3, Brooks 0-1, Bjelica 0-1). Fouled Out„Paul. Rebounds„ Houston 39 (Capela 11), Minnesota 41 (Towns 16). Assists„Houston 17 (Harden 7), Minnesota 29 (Teague 8). Total Fouls„Houston 18, Minnesota 16. Technicals„Houston coach Rockets (Defensive three second). A„18,978 (19,356).GOLDEN STATE 3, SAN ANTONIO 0April 14: Golden State 113, San Antonio 92 April 16: Golden State 116, San Antonio 101 April 19: Golden State 110, San Antonio 97 Today: Golden State at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday: San Antonio at Golden State, TBA x-Thursday: Golden State at San Antonio, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: San Antonio at Golden State, TBANEW ORLEANS 4, PORTLAND 0April 14: New Orleans 97, Portland 95 April 17: New Orleans 111, Portland 102 April 19: New Orleans 119, Portland 102 Saturday: New Orleans 131, Portland 123PELICANS 131, TRAIL BLAZERS 123PORTLAND (123) Turner 6-12 2-2 15, Aminu 11-20 0-0 27, Nurkic 9-13 0-0 18, Lillard 7-16 4-5 19, McCollum 15-22 6-7 38, E.Davis 0-1 1-2 1, Collins 1-6 0-0 2, Baldwin IV 1-3 0-0 3, Connaughton 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 50-95 13-16 123. NEW ORLEANS (131) Moore 5-10 3-3 14, Mirotic 4-8 1-2 10, A.Davis 15-24 15-17 47, Rondo 3-7 1-1 7, Holiday 15-23 9-12 41, Miller 1-2 0-0 3, Hill 1-2 3-4 6, Clark 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 45-79 32-39 131.PORTLAND 25 31 31 36 „ 123 NEW ORLEANS 26 32 42 31 „ 1313-Point Goals„Portland 10-27 (Aminu 5-11, McCollum 2-3, Baldwin IV 1-1, Turner 1-3, Lillard 1-5, Collins 0-2, Connaughton 0-2), New Orleans 9-25 (A.Davis 2-4, Holiday 2-7, Miller 1-2, Hill 1-2, Clark 1-3, Moore 1-3, Mirotic 1-3, Rondo 0-1). Fouled Out„Nurkic. Rebounds„Portland 33 (Nurkic 11), New Orleans 44 (A.Davis, Mirotic 11). Assists„ Portland 20 (Lillard 6), New Orleans 28 (Rondo 16). Total Fouls„Portland 28, New Orleans 21. Technicals„E.Davis, Collins, A.Davis, Moore, Rondo. A„18,544 (16,867).OKLAHOMA CITY 1, UTAH 1April 15: Oklahoma City 116, Utah 108 April 18: Utah 102, Oklahoma City 95 Saturday: Oklahoma City at Utah, late Monday: Oklahoma City at Utah, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Oklahoma City at Utah, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBAODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEChicago -117 at Colorado +107 at Philadelphia -130 Pittsburgh +120 at Atlanta -108 New York -102 at Milwaukee -187 Miami +172 at St. Louis -144 Cincinnati +134 at Arizona -179 San Diego +167 at Los Angeles -170 Washington +158American LeagueHouston -195 at Chicago +180 at New York -225 Toronto +205 Cleveland -220 at Baltimore +200 at Detroit -154 Kansas City +144 at Tampa Bay Off Minnesota Off at Texas Off Seattle Off Boston -140 at Oakland +130InterleagueSan Francisco -114 at L.A. Angels +104NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Milwaukee 4 204 Boston Golden State 6 203 at San An. Toronto 1 218 at Wash. at Indiana 1 205 ClevelandNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Stanley Cup PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Pittsburgh -145 at Philadelphia +135 Nashville -172 at Colorado +160 Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBOSTON RED SOX „ Sent RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO WHITE SOX „ Placed RHP Danny Farquhar on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Gregory Infante from Charlotte (IL). Reinstated C Kevan Smith from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Charlotte. DETROIT TIGERS „ Optioned OF Mike Gerber to Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Warwick Saupold from Toledo. HOUSTON ASTROS „ Transferred RHPs Dariel Aquino, Humberto Castellanos and Tanner Duncan from extended spring training to Quad Cities (MWL) and RHPs Carlos Sanabria and Robert Corniel and LHPs Patrick Sandoval and Cole Watts from Quad Cities to Tri-City (NWL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS „ Optioned RHP Scott Barlow to Omaha (PCL). Sent OF Alex Gordon to Omaha for a rehab assignment. LOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Designated RHP Luke Bard for assignment. Recalled RHP Eduardo Paredes from Salt Lake (PCL). NEW YORK YANKEES „ Placed RHP Adam Warren on the 10-da y DL. Recalled RHP Jonathan Holder from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS „ Optioned RHP Josh Lucas to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the family medical emergency list. Reinstated C Josh Phegley from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Nashville. SEATTLE MARINERS „ Sent 1B Ryon Healy to Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYS „ Designated 1B Brandon Snyder for assignment. Reinstated 2B Brad Miller from the 10-day DL. TEXAS RANGERS „ Recalled RHP Jos Leclerc from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned OF Ryan Rua to Round Rock.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS „ Traded RHP Tyler Pill to the L.A. Dodgers for cash. Optioned RHP Silvino Bracho to Reno (PCL). Recalled RHP Matt Koch from Reno. ATLANTA BRAVES „ Optioned RHP Lucas Sims to Gwinnett (IL). Reinstated RHP Josh Ravin from the 10-day DL. Sent LHP Luiz Gohara to Gwinnett for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO CUBS „ Placed INF/OF Ben Zobrist on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled INF David Bote from Iowa (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS „ Sent RHP David Hernandez to Louisville (IL) for a rehab assignment. COL0RADO ROCKIES „ Optioned RHP Jeff Hoffman to Albuquerque (PCL). MIAMI MARLINS „ Placed RHP Odrisamer Despaigne on the 7-day DL. Recalled RHP Nick Wittgren from New Orleans (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Designated RHP Alex Asher for assignment. NEW YORK METS „ Optioned RHP Gerson Bautista to Binghamton (EL). Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES „ Sent RHP Tommy Hunter to Reading (EL) for a rehab assignment. PITTSBURGH PIRATES „ Sent RHP A.J. Schugel to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES „ Optioned RHP Luis Perdomo and LHP Tyler Webb to El Paso (PCL). Reinstated OF Wil Myers and RHP Kirby Yates from the 10-day DL. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS „ Optioned RHP Derek Law to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated RHP Jeff Samardzija from the 10-day DL. WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Recalled RHP Trevor Gott from Syracuse (IL). Placed LHP Matt Grace on the 10-day DL.HOCKEYAmerican Hockey LeagueROCHESTER AMERICANS „ Assigned F Justin Danforth to Cincinnati (ECHL). TEXAS STARS „ Assigned D Shane Hanna to Idaho (ECHL).COLLEGESST. JOHNS „ Announced junior mens basketball G Eli Wright will transfer from Mississippi State. UT RIO GRANDE VALLEY „ Announced the resignation of womens basketball coach Larry Tidwell to become chief of staff for the Texas Tech womens basketball program.PRO HOCKEYNHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TAMPA BAY 4, NEW JERSEY 1April 12: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 2 April 14: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 3 April 16: New Jersey 5, Tampa Bay 2 April 18: Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 1 Saturday: Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 1LIGHTNING 3, DEVILS 1NEW JERSEY 0 0 1 „ 1 TAMPA BAY 1 0 2 „ 3 First Period„1, Tampa Bay, Sergachev 1 (Cirelli), 8:07. Penalties„None. Second Period„None. Penalties„Zacha, NJ, (holding), 5:05; New Jersey bench, served by Hall (too many men on the ice), 7:10; Palmieri, NJ, (tripping), 11:12; Severson, NJ, (holding), 13:26; Greene, NJ, (cross checking), 20:00. Third Period„2, Tampa Bay, Kucherov 5 (Stamkos, Stralman), 12:27. 3, New Jersey, Maroon 1 (Palmieri, Butcher), 17:00. 4, Tampa Bay, Callahan 1 (McDonagh), 19:58. Penalties„Cirelli, TB, (high sticking), 9:02. Shots on Goal„New Jersey 11-4-12„27. Tampa Bay 10-18-10„38. Power -play opportunities„New Jersey 0 of 1; Tampa Bay 0 of 5. Goalies„New Jersey, Schneider 1-2 (37 shots-35 saves). Tampa Bay, Vasilevskiy 4-1 (27-26). A„19,029 (19,092). T„2:32. Referees„Trevor Hanson, Marc Joannette. Linesmen„Trent Knorr, Jonny Murray.BOSTON 3, TORONTO 1April 12: Boston 5, Toronto 1 April 14: Boston 7, Toronto 3 April 16: Toronto 4, Boston 2 April 19: Boston 3, Toronto 1 Saturday: Toronto at Boston, late x-Monday: Boston at Toronto, TBA x-Wednesday: Toronto at Boston, TBAWASHINGTON 3, COLUMBUS 2April 12: Columbus 4, Washington 3, OT April 15: Columbus 5, Washington 4, OT April 17: Washington 3, Columbus 2, 2OT April 19: Washington 4, Columbus 1 Saturday: Washington 4, Columbus 3, OT Monday: Washington at Columbus, TBA x-Wednesday: Columbus at Washington, TBACAPITALS 4, BLUE JACKETS 3, OTCOLUMBUS 1 1 1 0 „ 3 WASHINGTON 1 2 0 1 „ 4 First Period„1, Columbus, Calvert 2 (Jones), 10:08 (sh). 2, Washington, Backstrom 1 (Kempny, Stephenson), 13:22. Penalties„Eller, WSH, (roughing), 4:52; Vanek, CBJ, (slashing), 8:44; Jones, CBJ, (slashing), 14:02; Oshie, WSH, (slashing), 15:20; Stephenson, WSH, (cross checking), 17:26. Second Period„3, Washington, Kuznetsov 4 (Orlov), 3:21. 4, Columbus, Calvert 3, 4:45. 5, Washington, Oshie 3 (Carlson, Backstrom), 16:42 (pp). Penalties„Calvert, CBJ, (tripping), 8:37; Beagle, WSH, (interference), 14:00; Anderson, CBJ, (slashing), 16:28; Eller, WSH, (slashing), 18:46. Third Period„6, Columbus, Bjorkstrand 1 (Cole, Wennberg), 2:30. Penalties„None. Overtime„7, Washington, Backstrom 2 (Stephenson, Orlov), 11:53. Penalties„None. Shots on Goal„Columbus 11-9-16-6„42. Washington 7-13-1-8„29. Power -play opportunities„Columbus 0 of 5; Washington 1 of 4. Goalies„Columbus, Bob rovsky 2-2 (29 shots-25 saves). Washington, Holtby 2-1 (42-39). T„3:1. Referees„Gord Dwyer, Chris Rooney. Linesmen„Scott Cherrey, Kiel Murchison.PITTSBURGH 3, PHILADELPHIA 2April 11: Pittsburgh 7, Philadelphia 0 April 13: Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1 April 15: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1 April 18: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 0 Friday: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 2 Today: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday: Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCE NASHVILLE 3, COLORADO 2April 12: Nashville 5, Colorado 2 April 14: Nashville 5, Colorado 4 April 16: Colorado 5, Nashville 3 April 18: Nashville 3, Colorado 2 Friday: Colorado 2, Nashville 1 Today: Nashville at Colorado, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday: Colorado at Nashville, TBAWINNIPEG 4, MINNESOTA 1April 11: Winnipeg 3, Minnesota 2 April 13: Winnipeg 4, Minnesota 1 April 15: Minnesota 6, Winnipeg 2 Aril 17: Winnipeg 2, Minnesota 0 Friday: Winnipeg 5, Minnesota 0 VEGAS 4, LOS ANGELES 0April 11: Vegas 1, Los Angeles 0 April 13: Vegas 2, Los Angeles 1, 2OT April 15: Vegas 3, Los Angeles 2 April 17: Vegas 1, Los Angeles 0SAN JOSE 4, ANAHEIM 0April 12: San Jose 3, Anaheim 0 April 14: San Jose 3, Anaheim 2 April 16: San Jose 8, Anaheim 1 April 18: San Jose 2, Anaheim 1ECHL PLAYOFF GLANCEDivision Semi“ nals (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Eastern Conference North Division Adirondack 3, Worcester 2 Friday, April 13: Adirondack 3, Worcester 0 Saturda y A p ril 14: Worcester 2, Adirondack 0 Sunday, April 15: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Wednesday, April 18: Adirondack 2, Worcester 1 Saturday, April 21: Worcester 6, Adirondack 5 Monday, April 23: Adirondack at Worcester, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Worcester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Manchester 4, Reading 0 Friday, April 13: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Saturday, April 14: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Monday, April 16: Manchester 4, Reading 3, OT Wednesday, April 18: Manchester 3, Reading 0 South Division Florida 4, Atlanta 0 Monday, April 16: Florida 4, Atlanta 1 Tuesday, April 17: Florida 3, Atlanta 2 Thursday, April 19: Florida 4, Atlanta 2 Friday, April 20: Florida 3, Atlanta 2, OT Orlando 3, South Carolina 0 Thursday, April 12: Orlando 2, South Carolina 0 Saturday, April 14: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1 Thursday, April 19: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OT 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 4, Indy 0 Friday, April 13: Toledo 4, Indy 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Toledo 4, Indy 3 Wednesday, April 18: Toledo 3, Indy 1 Thursday, April 19: Toledo 3, Indy 2, OT Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Saturday, April 14: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Thursday, April 19: Cincinnati 7, Fort Wayne 6, OT Saturday, April 21: Fort Wayne 2, Cincinnati 1 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 3, Wichita 1 Sunday, April 15: Colorado 2, Wichita 1, OT Monday, April 16: Colorado 5, Wichita 2 Wednesday, April 18: Colorado 4, Wichita 2 Friday, April 20: Wichita 6, Colorado 0 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 3, Idaho 1 Friday, April 13: Allen 3, Idaho 2 Saturday, April 14: Allen 5, Idaho 4 Wednesday, April 18: Allen 5, Idaho 3 Friday, April 20: Idaho 2, Allen 1 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 TOURTEXAS OPENSaturdays leaders at TPC San Antonio (Oaks Course), San Antonio Purse: $6.2 million; Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72Third RoundZach Johnson 70-65-68„203 Andrew Landry 69-67-67„203 Trey Mullinax 74-68-62„204 Ryan Moore 68-67-70„205 Sean OHair 72-70-65„207 Jimmy Walker 71-69-67„207 Chris Kirk 73-66-68„207 Martin Laird 73-65-69„207 Richy Werenski 72-68-68„208 Grayson Murray 67-69-72„208 Joaquin Niemann 72-70-67„209 Andrew Putnam 73-68-68„209 J.T. Poston 72-69-68„209 Vaughn Taylor 72-68-69„209 Beau Hossler 71-69-69„209 Billy Horschel 68-71-70„209 Aaron Baddeley 71-71-68„210 Brandt Snedeker 70-72-68„210 Chesson Hadley 68-71-71„210 Dylan Frittelli 72-71-68„211 Kevin Streelman 74-68-69„211 Kevin Chappell 72-72-67„211 Keegan Bradley 68-71-72„211 David Hearn 70-68-73„211 Kevin Tway 72-71-69„212 Nick Watney 70-72-70„212 Matt Atkins 68-73-71„212 Sam Ryder 73-71-68„212 Ben Crane 72-66-74„212 Ernie Els 73-69-71„213 Austin Cook 70-74-69„213 Jason Kokrak 74-70-69„213 J.J. Spaun 72-70-71„213 Zac Blair 73-69-71„213 K.J. Choi 73-69-71„213 Brendan Steele 70-74-69„213 Nicholas Lindheim 74-67-72„213 Denny McCarthy 72-67-74„213 Ollie Schniederjans 71-71-72„214 Troy Merritt 73-70-71„214 Graeme McDowell 72-71-71„214 Adam Schenk 71-71-72„214 Corey Conners 70-74-70„214 Johnson Wagner 72-72-70„214 Keith Mitchell 70-72-72„214 Joshua Creel 69-72-73„214 Danny Lee 76-68-70„214 Retief Goosen 73-71-70„214 Harris English 69-72-73„214 Julian Suri 74-71-69„214 Jim Furyk 71-73-71„215 Zecheng Dou 71-71-73„215 Rod Pampling 72-70-73„215 Daniel Summerhays 74-70-71„215 Steve Marino 73-68-74„215 Brian Stuard 71-69-75„215 Hunter Mahan 73-72-70„215 Michael Thompson 72-73-70„215 Matt Kuchar 71-72-73„216 Jamie Lovemark 75-69-72„216 Ricky Barnes 73-71-72„216 Ben Martin 73-72-71„216 Charley Hoffman 72-73-71„216 Si Woo Kim 71-74-71„216 Lanto Grif“ n 78-67-71„216 Abraham Ancer 70-73-74„217 David Lingmerth 75-68-74„217 Peter Malnati 75-69-73„217 Ethan Tracy 72-72-73„217 Ben Silverman 71-73-73„217 Anirban Lahiri 76-68-73„217 Andrew Yun 73-72-72„217Made cut did not “ nish Cameron Champ 72-72-74„218 Xander Schauffele 75-70-73„218 Hudson Swafford 72-72-75„219 Bill Haas 73-72-74„219 Brandon Harkins 72-73-74„219 Joel Dahmen 74-71-74„219 John Senden 74-70-76„220 Brice Garnett 72-73-79„224LPGA TOURHUGEL-JTBC CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdays leaders at Wilshire Country Club Los Angeles Purse: $1.5 million; Yardage: 6,450; Par: 71 (a-denotes amateur)Third RoundJin Young Ko 71-67-66„204 Moriya Jutanugarn 68-66-70„204 Inbee Park 66-71-69„206 Eun-Hee Ji 68-69-70„207 Marina Alex 67-68-72„207 Minjee Lee 69-73-66„208 Caroline Inglis 68-71-69„208 So Yeon Ryu 71-65-73„209 Pernilla Lindberg 68-76-66„210 Bronte Law 70-72-68„210 Aditi Ashok 68-73-69„210 Austin Ernst 73-71-67„211 Jessica Korda 71-71-69„211 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong 70-72-69„211 Shanshan Feng 74-67-70„211 Mi Hyang Lee 71-70-70„211 Emma Talley 68-72-71„211 Charley Hull 75-69-68„212 Nasa Hataoka 71-73-68„212 Katherine Kirk 69-71-72„212 Morgan Pressel 71-68-73„212 Azahara Munoz 69-70-73„212 Brittany Altomare 70-74-69„213 Chella Choi 72-71-70„213 Lindsey Weaver 69-72-72„213 Lexi Thompson 68-71-74„213 Candie Kung 74-72-68„214 Jenny Shin 75-70-69„214 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 70-75-69„214 Jeong Eun Lee 70-75-69„214 Kris Tamulis 72-72-70„214 Kelly Shon 72-72-70„214 Carlota Ciganda 74-69-71„214 Michelle Wie 73-70-71„214 Mi Jung Hur 72-70-72„214 Ariya Jutanugarn 71-71-72„214 Yu Liu 70-70-74„214 Madelene Sagstrom 74-72-69„215 Caroline Masson 75-70-70„215 Beatriz Recari 72-71-72„215 Pornanong Phatlum 71-72-72„215 Lizette Salas 70-72-73„215 Robynn Ree 78-67-71„216 Christina Kim 74-71-71„216 Mariah Stackhouse 74-71-71„216 Megan Khang 73-72-71„216 Wichanee Meechai 73-72-71„216 Lee-Anne Pace 74-70-72„216 Sydnee Michaels 72-72-72„216 Lindy Duncan 70-74-72„216 Georgia Hall 71-69-76„216 Ayako Uehara 71-69-76„216 Cristie Kerr 73-73-71„217 Brianna Do 71-74-72„217 Sun Young Yoo 71-74-72„217 Lydia Ko 70-75-72„217 Amy Olson 73-71-73„217 Paula Creamer 71-73-73„217 Anne-Catherine Tanguay 76-67-74„217 Cydney Clanton 71-72-74„217 Haeji Kang 73-72-73„218 Brittany Lincicome 72-71-75„218 Jennifer Song 73-69-76„218 Danielle Kang 77-69-73„219 Jaye Marie Green 70-75-74„219 Peiyun Chien 70-74-75„219 Tiffany Chan 71-72-76„219 Hee Young Park 74-72-74„220 Kassidy Teare 70-73-77„220 Mo Martin 75-71-75„221 Natalie Gulbis 69-76-76„221Failed to make the cutHannah Green 76-71„147 Juli Inkster 75-72„147 Celine Boutier 75-72„147 Ally McDonald 75-72„147 Laetitia Beck 75-72„147 Daniela Iacobelli 74-73„147 Sandra Gal 74-73„147 Sung Hyun Park 74-73„147 Nelly Korda 74-73„147 a-Hae-Ran Ryu 74-73„147 Alena Sharp 74-73„147 Maria Hernandez 73-74„147 Wei-Ling Hsu 73-74„147 Thidapa Suwannapura 72-75„147 Gemma Dryburgh 72-75„147 Luna Sobron 77-71„148 Stacy Lewis 75-73„148 Mariajo Uribe 75-73„148 Julieta Granada 75-73„148 Cheyenne Woods 74-74„148 Su Oh 74-74„148 Emily K. Pedersen 74-74„148 Nanna Koerstz Madsen 74-74„148 Gaby Lopez 73-75„148 Dani Holmqvist 72-76„148 Caroline Hedwall 72-76„148 Karine Icher 70-78„148 Jackie Stoelting 75-74„149 Mina Harigae 74-75„149 Sei Young Kim 72-77„149 Lauren Coughlin 71-78„149 Brooke M. Henderson 70-79„149 Sarah Jane Smith 79-71„150 Brittany Lang 77-73„150 Amelia Lewis 77-73„150 Kim Kaufman 76-74„150 Rebecca Artis 75-75„150 Yani Tseng 75-75„150 Maude-Aimee Leblanc 75-75„150 Ashleigh Buhai 74-76„150 Cindy LaCrosse 80-71„151 Katelyn Dambaugh 80-71„151 Catriona Matthew 79-72„151 Joanna Klatten 78-73„151 Mel Reid 77-74„151 Jing Yan 76-75„151 Alison Lee 74-77„151 Beth Allen 73-78„151 Lee Lopez 73-78„151 Ryann OToole 73-78„151 Maria Torres 72-79„151 Giulia Molinaro 76-76„152 Ola“ a Kristinsdottir 75-77„152 Anna Nordqvist 74-78„152 Benyapa Niphatsophon 79-74„153 Emily Tubert 78-75„153 Tiffany Joh 76-77„153 Hyo Joo Kim 75-78„153 Paula Reto 72-81„153 P.K. Kongkraphan 78-76„154 Sandra Changkija 78-76„154 Katie Burnett 77-77„154 Celine Herbin 77-77„154 Jessy Tang 75-79„154 Perrine Delacour 78-77„155 Erynne Lee 75-80„155 Simin Feng 77-80„157 Mirim Lee 76-82„158 Angela Stanford 76-82„158 Angel Yin 81-78„159 Jacqui Concolino 81-81„162 Amy Yang 73„WDPGA TOUR CHAMPIONSBASS PRO SHOPS LEGENDS OF GOLF AT BIG CEDAR LODGESaturdays leaders at Buffalo Ridge Springs Ridgedale, Mo. Purse: $1.8 million; Yardage: 6,963; Par: 71 First round: Buffalo Ridge-Springs Course, Par: 71, Yardage: 6963 Second and third rounds: t-Top of the Rock, Par: 54, Yardage: 2430; m-Big Cedar Lodge, Mountain Top, Par: 39, Yardage 1912Third RoundCarlos Franco/Vijay Singh 66-m32-t47„145 David Toms/Steve Flesch 65-m34-t47„146 Paul Broadhurst/Kirk Triplett 65-t48-m33„146 Tom Lehman/Bernhard Langer 65-t48-m34„147 M.A. Jimenez/J.M. Olazabal 66-t48-m33„147 Steve Stricker/Jerry Kelly 68-m32-t48„148 Brandt Jobe/Scott McCarron 67-t47-m35„149 John Daly/Michael Allen 66-t46-m37„149 Billy Andrade/Joe Durant 65-m36-t49„150 Jeff Maggert/Jesper Parnevik 63-t52-m35„150 Mark Calcavecchia/Woody Austin 64-t52-m34„150 Olin Browne/Steve Pate 66-m36-t49„151 Marco Dawson/Gene Sauers 68-t49-m35„152 Roger Chapman/David Frost 68-t47-m37„152 Jay Haas/Peter Jacobsen 70-m32-t50„152 Jeff Sluman/Jerry Smith 66-m36-t50„152 Davis Love III/Scott Verplank 65-t54-m34„153 Paul Goydos/Kevin Sutherland 66-m36-t51„153 Larry Mize/Scott Parel 66-m37-t50„153 Mark OMeara/Colin Montgomerie 68-t52-m34„154 Tom Pernice Jr./Bob Tway 68-t50-m36„154 Lee Janzen/Rocco Mediate 66-t52-m37„155 Hale Irwin/Wes Short Jr. 71-m35-t49„155 Corey Pavin/Duffy Waldorf 69-m35-t51„155 Dan Forsman/Mike Reid 66-m36-t54„156 Russ Cochran/Kenny Perry 69-m37-t50„156 Mark Brooks/John Huston 67-t53-m36„156 Wayne Levi/Glen Day 67-m38-t52„157 Tom Kite/Gil Morgan 69-m37-t51„157 Andy North/Tom Watson 69-m37-t51„157 Brad Faxon/Joey Sindelar 67-t54-m37„158 Sandy Lyle/Ian Woosnam 67-t54-m38„159 Jerry Pate/Ben Crenshaw 68-m38-t53„159 Bruce Fleisher/Tom Jenkins 74-t51-m36„161 Bob Gilder/Craig Stadler 72-m39-t52„163 Jim Thorpe/Dana Quigley 73-t57-m39„169EUROPEAN TOURTROPHEE HASSAN IISaturdays leaders at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam (Red Course), Rabat, Morocco Purse: $3.1 million. Yardage: 7,615; Par: 73Third RoundAlvaro Quiros, Spain 67-70-72„209 Mikko Ilonen, Finland 72-72-66„210 Christiaan Bezuidenhout, South Africa 73-69-68„210 Alexander Levy, France 72-69-69„210 Erik van Rooyen, South Africa 68-71-71„210 Jeunghun Wang, South Korea 73-71-67„211 Austin Connelly, Canada 69-71-71„211 Alexander Bjork, Sweden 74-69-69„212 Joost Luiten, France 72-70-70„212 Joakim Lagergren, Sweden 68-73-71„212 Andrew Dodt, Australia 70-68-74„212 Andy Sullivan, England 72-72-69„213 Brandon Stone, South Africa 74-70-69„213 Yusaku Miyazato, Japan 73-70-70„213 Benjamin Hebert, France 71-70-72„213 Bradley Dredge, Wales 67-73-73„213 Wade Ormsby, Australia 71-75-68„214 Richard Sterne, South Africa 71-73-70„214 Ryan Fox, New Zealand 72-71-71„214 Callum Shinkwin, England 70-72-72„214 Paul Waring, England 72-69-73„214Also Sean Crocker, United States 71-74-71„216 Seungsu Han, United States 70-73-74„217WEB.COM TOURNORTH MISSISSIPPI CLASSICSaturdays leaders at Country Club of Oxford Oxford, Miss. Purse: $550,000; Yardage: 7,032; Par: 72Third RoundEric Axley 71-65-68„204 Willy Wilcox 72-71-64„207 Sebastin Muoz 67-71-69„207 Kyoung-Hoon Lee 69-66-72„207 Dan McCarthy 72-70-66„208 Michael Hebert 73-65-70„208 Jonathan Hodge 76-68-65„209 Kevin Dougherty 73-70-66„209 Roberto Castro 74-66-69„209 Roland Thatcher 68-76-67„211 Adam Long 73-71-67„211 Max Rottluff 70-71-70„211 Brandon Matthews 72-69-70„211 Dicky Pride 69-72-70„211 Carlos Ortiz 72-69-70„211 Johnny Ruiz 71-69-71„211 Chris Thompson 73-70-69„212 Wyndham Clark 71-70-71„212 Henrik Norlander 73-68-71„212 Julin Etulain 71-70-71„212 Cameron Davis 69-68-75„212 Anders Albertson 75-69-69„213 Derek Ernst 72-72-69„213 Braden Thornberry 75-69-69„213 Alex Prugh 71-73-69„213 Patrick Sullivan 73-71-69„213 Sungjae Im 71-72-70„213 Scott Harrington 75-67-71„213 Erik Barnes 72-70-71„213 Alex Higgs 71-70-72„213 Mark Hubbard 69-72-72„213 Jim Knous 72-66-75„213 Mark Baldwin 70-74-70„214 Roger Sloan 71-73-70„214 Brock Mackenzie 72-72-70„214 Robby Shelton 74-70-70„214 Augusto Nez 71-72-71„214 Brian Richey 72-69-73„214 Sam Burns 71-69-74„214 Joey Garber 71-68-75„214 Maverick McNealy 71-69-74„214 Mark Anderson 72-67-75„214 Max Homa 70-68-76„214 Dan Woltman 73-71-71„215 Kramer Hickok 73-71-71„215 Fernando Mechereffe 77-66-72„215 Conner Godsey 67-76-72„215 Jimmy Stanger 73-70-72„215 Joseph Bramlett 70-73-72„215 Spencer Levin 74-69-72„215 Brad Brunner 70-71-74„215 Seann Harlingten 70-72-73„215 Kyle Reifers 74-66-75„215 Ryan McCormick 72-66-77„215 Stuart MacDonald 74-70-72„216 Lee McCoy 75-69-72„216 Mito Pereira 78-65-73„216 Richard H. Lee 72-70-74„216 Dru Love 70-69-77„216 Kent Bulle 77-67-73„217 Luke Guthrie 73-71-73„217 Tim Wilkinson 72-71-74„217 Ben Kohles 70-73-74„217 Mark Wilson 72-72-74„218 Wes Roach 72-72-74„218 Alex Kang 73-71-74„218 Ken Duke 77-67-75„219 Brian Campbell 72-70-77„219 Rafael Campos 71-72-77„220 Bhavik Patel 73-71-77„221 Brett Drewitt 71-73-81„225AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPTOYOTA OWNERS 400 LINEUPLineup based on Fridays qualifying for Saturday nights race at Richmond Raceway, Richmond, Va.(Car number in parentheses)1. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 123.859 mph. 2. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 123.621. 3. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 123.581. 4. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 123.542. 5. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 123.220. 6. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 122.900. 7. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 122.872. 8. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 122.828. 9. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 122.811. 10. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 122.805. 11. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 122.733. 12. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 122.399. 13. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 123.063. 14. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 122.850. 15. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 122.850. 16. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 122.845. 17. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 122.783. 18. (43) Darrell Wallace Jr., Chevrolet, 122.777. 19. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 122.538. 20. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 122.510. 21. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 122.438. 22. (8) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 122.388. 23. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 122.355. 24. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 122.222. 25. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 122.968. 26. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 122.934. 27. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 122.772. 28. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 122.722. 29. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 122.688. 30. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 122.644. 31. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 122.377. 32. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 122.344. 33. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 122.266. 34. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 121.655. 35. (72) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 121.425. 36. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 121.000. 37. (55) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 119.745. 38. (51) Harrison Rhodes, Chevrolet, 119.707.NASCAR XFINITYTOYOTACARE 250Friday night at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Va. Lap length: .75 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 250 laps, 0 rating, 56 points. 2. (11) Noah Gragson, Toyota, 250, 0, 0. 3. (8) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 50. 4. (12) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 46. 5. (3) Austin Cindric, Ford, 250, 0, 35. 6. (1) Cole Custer, Ford, 250, 0, 45. 7. (6) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 31. 8. (26) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 29. 9. (13) Ryan Reed, Ford, 250, 0, 28. 10. (18) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 250, 0, 34. 11. (10) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 33. 12. (14) Jeb Burton, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 32. 13. (5) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 31. 14. (7) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 23. 15. (27) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 22. 16. (19) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 21. 17. (17) Spencer Gallagher, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 20. 18. (16) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 19. 19. (21) Brandon Brown, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 18. 20. (9) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 17. 21. (24) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 16. 22. (23) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 248, 0, 15. 23. (30) Tommy Joe Martins, Chevrolet, 247, 0, 14. 24. (35) Tony Mrakovich, Ford, 247, 0, 13. 25. (20) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 247, 0, 0. 26. (15) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 246, 0, 11. 27. (28) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 246, 0, 10. 28. (34) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 246, 0, 9. 29. (4) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 246, 0, 18. 30. (22) Kaz Grala, Ford, 245, 0, 7. 31. (38) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, 244, 0, 6. 32. (36) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 244, 0, 5. 33. (37) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, 244, 0, 4. 34. (33) Chad Finchum, Chevrolet, 238, 0, 3. 35. (25) David Starr, Chevrolet, 229, 0, 2. 36. (40) Mike Harmon, Dodge, clutch, 133, 0, 1. 37. (29) Stephen Leicht, Toyota, brakes, 128, 0, 1. 38. (39) Timmy Hill, Dodge, fuelpump, 107, 0, 1. 39. (31) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, brakes, 32, 0, 1. 40. (32) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, electrical, 26, 0, 1.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Winner: 93.285 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 0 minutes, 36 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.423 seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 39 laps. Lead Changes: 9 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: C.Custer 1-43; C.Bell 44-68; D.Hemric 69-79; Joh.Nemechek 80-115; C.Bell 116-131; E.Sadler 132-154; N.Gragson 155; E.Sadler 156-162; N.Gragson 163-171; C.Bell 172-250 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): C.Bell, 3 times for 117 laps; C.Custer, 1 time for 42 laps; Joh.Nemechek, 1 time for 35 laps; E.Sadler, 2 times for 28 laps; D.Hemric, 1 time for 10 laps; N.Gragson, 2 times for 8 laps. Wins: C.Bell, 1; T.Reddick, 1. Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 311; 2. C.Bell, 282; 3. T.Reddick, 280; 4. D.Hemric, 273; 5. J.Allgaier, 263; 6. C.Custer, 263; 7. R.Truex, 242; 8. S.Gallagher, 228; 9. B.Jones, 227; 10. M.Tifft, 213.

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Associated PressCHICAGO „ White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game. Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning Friday night after getting two outs against Houston. He was helped by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs, and regained consciousness before he was taken to a hospital by ambulance. The White Sox announced that additional testing revealed the brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm. Farquhar was receiving treatment and being closely monitored in the neurosurgical ICU unit at Rush University Medical center. Manager Rick Renteria met with players before Saturdays game against Houston and updated them on Farquhars condition. Asked if the right-hander required surgery, Renteria said, Well see how they proceed and hopefully the outcome is a positive one.Ž The team said it will provide updates on Farquhars health as appropriate, but requested privacy for the family. The 31-year-old fainted moments after leaving the mound. Renteria said Saturday that Farquhar had a strong heartbeat, a good pulse and was breathing wellŽ when he left Guaranteed Rate Field after passing out. Renteria said no one on the team saw advance signs that Farquhar might be suffering from the condition. Farquhars diagnosis stunned his teammates. Yeah, I mean, it crushes us in this clubhouse,Ž said James Shields, who started Fridays game. And nothing really matters baseball-wise when something like that happens, you know.Ž Hes definitely stable from what we hear, but hes got a long way to go and hes fighting,Ž he said. Houston manager A.J. Hinch said some of his players saw Farquhar collapse. We could see across the way that something was going on,Ž he said. As the group went around him, it just became a scary scene.Ž Then this morning getting that update, its very scary,Ž he said. Farquhar was selected by Toronto in the 10th round of the 2008 draft and made his major league debut with the Blue Jays in 2011. The right-hander is 10-15 with a 3.93 ERA in 253 career relief appearances with Toronto, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Chicago. The White Sox put Farquhar on the 10-day disabled list. Righthander Gregory Infante was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte. Page 6 SP www.yoursun.com Sunday, April 22, 2018 / The SunMARC TOPKINTimes staff writerThe Rays have made it official … or as official as things can be with them … in naming RHP Yonny Chirinos as the fourth starter in their rotation. The Rays had been using three, and two "Bullpen Day" slots when playing five straight days. But Chirinos showed well enough in his first three appearances (two starts) and apparently not enough for the Rays to be concerned about when his last one went bad, that he now will take a regular turn, starting Sunday against the Twins. Manager Kevin Cash said a key was getting Chirinos built up to the point where he could be counted on for 100 pitches. Also, that it took them about three weeks of regular-season play to get a better handle on how all the long relievers could handle the workload and responsibilities. "I think we're in a better spot now with Yonny in the rotation," Cash said. As they are now set up, they have RHP Chris Archer, LHP Blake Snell, RHP Jake Faria as starters. The primary remaining multi-inning relievers are RHP Matt Andriese, RHP Andrew Kittredge, RHP Austin Pruitt, and LHP Ryan Yarbrough.Rays will go forth w ith Chirinos as fourth starterAP PHOTORays starting pitcher Yonny Chirinos th rows against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning Wednesday. 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By BRYAN LEVINESports WriterPORT CHARLOTTE „ Willy Ortiz had himself a career night for the Charlotte Stone Crabs on Saturday. For the first time in his seven seasons as a minor leaguer, Ortiz completed seven innings, and did so in a 5-2 win over the Palm Bech Cardinals. Ortiz surrendered just one run „ unearned „ and limited the Cardinals to just five hits. The right-hander stranded six runners on base while holding Palm Beach to an 0-for-4 night with runners in scoring position. He also came one strikeout shy of his career-best mark of eight and walked just one batter. Reliever Roel Ramirez racked up three strikeouts in a fourout save. The Stone Crabs offense supplied more than enough support for Ortiz, who left the game with a 5-1 lead after seven innings. David Rodriguez has had a strong start to the series against Palm Beach. After a 2-for-3 performance with a double and RBI on Friday night, he came right back on Saturday with two more hits, another double, a run scored and three RBI. Jesus Sanchez also had a nice night with the bat, going 2-for-3 with two runs, a double and an RBI. Defensive miscues plagued the Stone Crabs in the first inning. Miles Mastrobuoni and Kevin Padlo each committed errors which eventually allowed Kramer Robertson to score the games first run off Ortiz. Charlotte answered back with two runs in the second inning with Sanchez and Rodriguez scoring runs. They added to their lead in the sixth inning with three runs with an RBI from Sanchez and two from Rodriguez. Contact Bryan Levine at blevine@sun-herald.com.STONE CRABS 5, CARDINALS 2Palm Beach AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Robertson SS 5 1 0 0 0 0 .218 Troslair 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .204 Mendoza 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 .338 Mieses DH 4 1 1 0 0 2 .255 Young 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 .340 Billings RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 .321 Woodman LF 3 0 0 1 1 2 .217 Pinder CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .154 Godoy C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .333 OKeefe C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .111 Charlotte AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Fox SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 .345 Mastrobuoni LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .267 Tenerowicz DH 4 1 2 0 0 1 .370 N. Lowe 1B 3 1 0 0 0 0 .377 Sanchez RF 4 2 2 1 0 1 .345 Padlo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .239 Rodriguez C 4 1 2 3 0 2 .316 Gray 2B 2 0 0 1 1 1 .169 Stone CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .444 Palm Beach 100 000 010 … 2 8 0 Charlotte 020 003 00x … 5 9 2 2B: Sanchez (6), Rodriguez (3). RBI: Woodman (6); Rodriguez 3 (6), Sanchez (11). LOB: Palm Beach 10; Charlotte 5. RISP: Palm Beach 1-for-7, Charlotte 3-for-8. GIDP: Mendoza; Mastrobuoni. E: Mastrobuoni (1, “ elding), Padlo (4, throw). CS: Pinder (1): Tenerowicz (by Oxnevad at 1st base. Clearwater IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Oxnevad (L, 1-2) 5.1 8 5 5 2 2 0 4.50 McKinney 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 Latcham 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.70 Medina 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.86 Charlotte IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Ortiz (W, 2-0) 7.0 5 1 0 1 7 0 3.00 Jones 0.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 4.76 Ramirez (S, 1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 WP: Oxnevad. HBP: Troslair (by Jones), Trosclair by Ramirez); N. Lowe (by Oxnevad). Umpires: HP: Tyler Wilson. 1B: Michael Carroll. Time: 2Ž27. Att: 2,652.MILB: Stone Crabs 5, Cardinals 2Ortizs best leads Charlotte to victorySUN PHOTO BY TOM O'NEILL Stone Crabs starter Willy Ortiz went seven innings for the win against the Palm Beach Cardinals on Saturday night at Charlotte Sports Park. the blurred vision and dizziness have subsided. Rays: 3B Matt Duffy (strained right hamstring) took ground balls, and the Rays are hopeful he will come off the 10-day disabled list during their upcoming nine-game trip.UP NEXTTwins: RHP Phil Hughes will pitch Sundays series finale, becoming Minnesotas fifth pitcher to start a game this season. Rays: RHP Yonny Chirinos, who has started three bullpendayŽ games, will pitch Sunday and is now penciled in to pitch every fifth day,Ž manager Kevin Cash said.MLBFrom Page 1

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BUSINESS / CLASSIFIEDS / REAL ESTATESECTION D Sunday, April 22, 2018 JCPenney in Lake Wales recieves companys highest honorPLANO, TEXAS „ J. C. Penney Company, Inc. recently honored its top performing stores with its Founders Award at a special ceremony held on Thursday, April 5 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. With more than 870 JCPenney stores across the country, general manager Susan Rodriguez was one of over 90 store leaders recognized for outstanding performance in 2017. Marvin R. Ellison, chairman and chief executive of“cer; Joe McFarland, executive vice president and chief customer of“cer; and Tony Hurst, senior vice president of stores were in attendance to recognize the leaders achievements. Im proud of our dedicated associates at JCPenney in the Eagle Ridge Mall who received this special recognition,Ž said Hurst. The Founders Award is the Companys highest honor, recognizing top-performing leaders that signi“cantly contribute to the success of JCPenney and provide customers with an unmatched shopping experience. We look forward to another exceptional year serving the customers in Lake Wales.Ž The Companys Founders Award is presented to general and district managers for leading teams that deliver strong results in the areas of “nancial performance, customer and client service and business expertise.SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSunTrust warns 1.5 million clients of potential data breachNEW YORK „ SunTrust Banks Inc. says accounts for 1.5 million clients could be compromised following a potential data breach. The Atlanta bank says that it became aware of the potential theft by a former employee and that the investigation is ongoing. Compromised information could include names, addresses, phone numbers and account balances. SunTrust says it will offer identity protection for all consumer clients at no cost on an ongoing basis. The company says it has not identi“ed any fraudulent activity. It also says that the compromised contact lists did not include social security numbers, account numbers, PIN, User IDs, passwords, or drivers license information.Target stores offering drive-up service in Florida, TexasMIAMI „ Target stores in Florida and Texas are now offering drive-up service. The retail chain announced Tuesday customers can buy items without leaving their car. The service began last fall in Minneapolis, where the company is headquartered. Target hopes to expand the service to nearly 1,000 stores across the U.S. by the end of the year. Orders can be placed with the Target mobile app and should be ready in less than two hours. Customers then park in designated spots outside the store and employees bring out the orders. Other states with Targets driveup service are Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and South Carolina. Walmart of“cers a similar drive-up service for groceries at some locations, but Targets service applies to any in-stock items at the store. Both retailers have previously offered in-store pickup.Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspectionsDALLAS „ Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its ”ights Tuesday in an engine failure that left a passenger dead. The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of certain fan blades within 12 months. Southwest said it needed more time to conduct the work.IMFs Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economyWASHINGTON (AP) „ The head of the International Monetary Fund is warning that the healthiest global economy in years is being threatened by rising debt levels and a simmering trade dispute between the U.S.and China. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told reporters that a trade war between the worlds two biggest economies could dent global growth.Mattel CEO leaves after being at helm for 14 monthsNEW YORK „ Mattel Inc. says that its CEO Margo Georgiadis is stepping down to pursue a new opportunity in the tech sector. The toy giant, based in El Segundo, California, says the board has named Ynon Kreiz, a Mattel director since June 2017, as her successor, effective Would you take a trip if you couldnt use your cellphone? A new tour company called Off the Grid is asking travelers to put their cellphones away and not even use them for photos. When youre somewhere new, theres a lot to soak up, a lot to see, a lot of cool, interesting people to meet. Your phone can distract you,Ž said Off the Grid founder Zach Beattie. Off the Grid trips, he says, are designed to be fully unplugged and very social.Ž The “rst trip is to Lisbon, Portugal, in July, with others planned to Prague; the Croatian coast; Barcelona, Spain; Lima, Peru; and Tulum, Mexico. People have signed up for every trip weve launched so far,Ž Beattie said. Tours are seven to 10 days, with small groups of up to 16 people. Prices range from $1,500 to $1,650, including accommodations in hostels, some meals and ground transportation (but not airfare). Itineraries include at least three excursions and two social events, with an emphasis on unique experiences over bucket-list sightseeing. The Lisbon tour includes sur“ng lessons, yoga on the beach, a day of sailing and dinner with a family to learn about local cuisine and wines. We are under-scheduling,Ž Beattie said. The entire focus of the trip is mindful travel and not cramming every single site into your trip.Ž The phone ban wont be enforced quite as strictly as it seems at “rst glance. We want it to be volunteer,Ž he said. Were not collecting phones and throwing them in a locked trunk. Its held by you, but put in a pouch, and you state your intentions for the week,Ž whether thats checking your social media once or twice a day or a total blackout. Tour-goers also get a By BETH J. HARPAZTHE ASSOCIATED PRESSCould you do it? Trips that ban cellphones, even for photosA line of all-terrain vehicles has been recalled because of a steering shaft issue. Other recalled consumer products this week include a knifeand-sheath set from L.L. Bean. Heres a more detailed look:All-terrain vehiclesDETAILS: Model year 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max all-terrain vehicles equipped with a dynamic power steering and a 450 or 570 engine. The vehicles were sold in various colors. The model name is printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identi“cation number is printed on the frame under the seat in the middle and on the frame behind the right front wheel. They were sold at Can-Am dealers from June 2016 through December 2017. More details can be found at https://www.cpsc. gov/Recalls/2018/BRPRecalls-AllTerrain-VehiclesDue-to-Crash-Hazard-RecallAlert WHY: The dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers. INCIDENTS: 13 reports of broken steering shafts worldwide, including two reports in the U.S. No injuries have been reported. HOW MANY: About 6,500 in the U.S. and about 2,800 in Canada. FOR MORE: Call BRP at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or visit www.can-am. brp.com and click on Owner CenterŽ and then SafetyŽ for more information.Knife with sheathDETAILS: The Allagash “xed blade hunting knife with sheath sold at L.L. Bean stores nationwide, L.L. Bean catalogs and online at llbean. com from August 2017 to February 2018. L.L. Bean is embossed on the brown leather sheath and engraved on the top of the knife blade near handle on one side. The recalled knife with sheath has the product identi“cation number 501794 printed on the green box in which the knife is packaged. WHY: The knife blade can cut through the protective leather sheath, posing a laceration hazard. INCIDENTS: Three reports of the knife cutting through the leather sheath, resulting in minor cuts to consumers hands. HOW MANY: About 600. FOR MORE: Call L.L. Bean at 800-555-9717 daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET or visit www.llbean.com and click on Recall & Safety InfoŽ at the bottom of the page for more information.ATVs, knife-and-sheath sets on the recall listTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS | 2 CPSC.GOVThe dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers. CPSC.GOVThe knife blade can cut through the protective leather sheath, posing a laceration hazard. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this Feb. 5, 2016, le photo, people gather at Lisbons Comercio square to watch the sun set behind the April 25th Bridge. A new tour company called O the Grid, that asks participants to put their cellphones away, is launching with a trip to Lisbon in July. Going off the grid BAN | 2

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D2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com April 26. Mattel says that Georgiadis will serve in an advisory role through May 10 to ensure a smooth transition.Meeting to OK austerity plans for Puerto RicoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico „ New austerity measures are coming for Puerto Rico as a federal control board overseeing the U.S. territorys “nances meets Thursday to approve several “scal plans that will serve as the islands economic blueprint for the next “ve years. Plans call for a 10 percent average cut to a public pension system facing nearly $50 billion in liabilities as well as signi“cant reductions in government subsidies to municipalities and Puerto Ricos largest public university.16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruptionWASHINGTON „ Two senior U.S. Treasury of“cials say “nance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders. They say the decision came at a meeting Thursday at which “nance of“cials from 16 nations also discussed ways to provide economic and humanitarian help to Venezuela in the event socialist President Nicolas Maduro is replaced by a more acceptable government.Fearless Girl to leave Wall Streets Charging BullNEW YORK „ New Yorks Fearless GirlŽ statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Streets Charging BullŽ to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange. The ponytailed girl in a windblown dress became a tourist draw last spring when the artwork popped up next to the famed bull. State Street Global Advisors, the “rm that installed Fearless GirlŽ in March 2017, says it will be moved by years end.Stocks post first loss of the weekNEW YORK „ Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market. Banks bucked the trend, rising along with bond yields. Energy companies also eked out a slight gain, despite a late-afternoon reversal in oil prices. The broad market slide came as investors pored over the latest corporate quarterly results.US visa delays could halt direct Russia flightsMOSCOW „ The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in ”agship airline Aero”ot ending ”ights to the US. State-owned Aero”ot is the only airline with scheduled year-round US ”ights. A ministry statement Thursday complained that the waiting time for interviews for US visa applicants has stretched to 250 days. IMF: A major trade rift could imperil economyWASHINGTON „ The International Monetary Fund warned that rising trade tensions between the United States and China risk undermining a global economy that the IMF believes should otherwise grow solidly this year. The lending agency has kept its forecast for worldwide growth this year at 3.9 percent, which would be its fastest pace since 2011. But its chief economist, Maurice Obstfeld, said this bright outlook could be derailed by a major trade con”ict.Starbucks to conduct bias trainingNEW YORK „ Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training to its nearly 175,000 workers. The company is trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia. The arrests had sparked protests and calls for a boycott on social media.Supreme Court online sales tax collection caseWASHINGTON „ The Supreme Court seems concerned about doing away with a rule that has meant consumers dont get charged sales tax on some online purchases. The justices heard argument Tuesday in a case that deals with businesses collection of sales tax on online purchases. Right now, if a business is shipping a product to a state where it doesnt have an of“ce, warehouse or other physical presence, it doesnt have to collect the states sales tax. States want the Supreme Court to abandon that rule.IRS payment site fails on tax dayeAmericans who waited until the last day to pay their tax bill got an unwelcome surprise: The IRS website to make payments and access other key services is down. The IRS still expects Americans to pay their taxes but U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says extensions will be granted to those impacted when the site is up againCambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testifyLONDON (AP) „ The British Parliaments media committee says that Cambridge Analyticas former CEO, Alexander Nix, will no longer testify at an upcoming session on fake news, citing an investigation by British authorities. Nix had been recalled by the committee to testify Wednesday following testimony by Christopher Wylie on the use of data belonging to some 87 million Facebook users in the campaign for Donald Trumps presidential election.1 dead after jetliner blows an engine in flightPHILADELPHIA „ A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at about 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said. The plane, a twin-engine Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with 149 people aboard, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia just before noon as passengers breathing through oxygen masks that dropped from the ceiling said their prayers and braced for impact.HIGHLIGHTSFROM PAGE 1dumb phoneŽ without internet access thats loaded with numbers for group leaders and other participants, both for emergencies and to promote socializing. Seventy-“ve percent of U.S. travelers vacationing internationally use smartphones to access the internet, according to MMGY Globals Portrait of American Travelers 2018-19. Participants may bring regular cameras, but Beattie is hiring a photographer for each tour so there will be plenty of images to remember the trip by. Once the trip is over, participants will have access to those images for use in social media posts. I think its interesting and challenging to say, Can I enjoy this moment without a camera? Can I soak up this memory and have it be part of me without instantly sharing with someone else in order for the moment to be real?Ž he said. Those signing up range from kids graduating high school to folks in their 60s, but most participants are professionals ages 24 to 35, people whove worked for a couple of years who really need a real vacation,Ž said Beattie, whos bootstrappingŽ the business using money he saved from a tech job at a mapping company. Hes hired guides for every trip but will help lead the “rst few himself. Kensey Neely, 30, a speech pathologist from St. Joseph, Missouri, signed up for the Lisbon trip. Im so excited to go,Ž she said. I had been trying to “nd a way to step out of my comfort zone.Ž Giving up her phone will be hard, she says, but Im hoping once I do it during the trip, I wont be as tied to it when I get back.Ž She is taking a digital camera, but hopes to use it sparingly: I want to enjoy the experience and not take pictures of every little thing.ŽGRIDFROM PAGE 1 3600 South Highlands Ave. | Sebring, FL 33870 | HighlandsRegional.com trouble breathing Dizziness, passing out, fainting Pain in the arm, jaw, or anywhere in body Suddenly not able to speak, see, walk or move Possible broken bone t, w y o o ve e Seizures Severe headache High fever Severe allergic reaction with swelling, hives Coughing or throwing up bloodSource: medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000593.htm To speak to a registered nurse or for a physician referral, call Consult-A-Nurse 24/7 at 866-442-2362 WHEN ITS S IOUS.Sometimes it can be dicult to know when a trip to the emergency department is necessary. 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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D3 www.highlandsnewssun.comNEW YORK„ Im not stylish, but I do like my T-shirts soft, my sweaters cozy and my jeans to not be scratchy „ all of which is hard to know when shopping online. Some online retailers have found ways around that, offering free returns to get shoppers to take a chance and click Buy.Ž Others have opened stores to let people feel the fabrics and try on the clothes. Amazon has another solution: Prime Wardrobe, which sends a box of fashions to try before you pay, basically bringing the “tting room home. It ships up to eight items and users are charged for whatever they dont send back. It sounds a lot like Stitch Fix, Trunk Club or other services that send clothing in a box. But there are differences: There are no stylists with Prime Wardrobe, so youll have to pick out your own shirts or skirts. Its not a subscription, so theres no monthly commitment or additional fees „ although you need to be a Prime member, which costs $99 a year or $12.99 a month. Prime Wardrobe also lets you mix mens, womens or kids items in the same box, which may be useful for families who want to avoid the mall. And accessories like shoes, jewelry, purses and hats can be tried before buying, too. The service has been rolling out to users slowly. Amazon says it is still available only to those who are invited, but it recently gave access to more Prime members, including me. So I tested it out.The searchFinding which clothing quali“es for Prime Wardrobe can be tricky, since its limited to certain designers as well as speci“c colors and sizes. Browsing is simple, since Amazon set up a section within its site for the service, but its easy to get lost when you see something you like. A Goodthreads T-shirt, for example, was available for Prime Wardrobe, but when I changed the color and size I could no longer add it to my box, even though I could still buy it for $12. Amazon says selection varies and that its adding more items to Prime Wardrobe.The goodsDespite the designer and style limitations, theres plenty of choose from including wellknown brands like Adidas, Calvin Klein and Levis. But Prime Wardrobe tends to push Amazons own clothing lines, which often showed up “rst. I fell for it: I added an Amazon Essentials jacket and sweatshirt, since I had been meaning to give its brands a try. The other stuff I added to my box: A Ben Sherman polo shirt; Joes Jeans pants; Arnette sunglasses; Adidas sneakers; and two leather jackets „ one from Cole Haan, the other by Calvin Klein. Altogether, my box was worth nearly $900.The deliveryDont expect Amazons speedy shipping for Prime Wardrobe. It can takes as much as six business days, Amazon says, because it aims to ship in as few boxes as possible. I received all my items in a week, which comes to “ve business days. Plan ahead if youre looking to try on out“ts for a speci“c event.The returnAfter trying on everything in my box, I decided to keep the $66 Adidas sneakers and send the rest back. Some items didnt “t right, or I didnt like the style. I logged into Amazons site and selected which items to return and which to buy. A free shipping return label was included in the box, and the box itself had a sticky strip. I dropped the giant box off at a UPS store.The bottom lineIts nice to get a box of clothes that I could try before committing. But the most useful part of Prime Wardrobe may be the accessories. I can see myself using Prime Wardrobe to test neckties to match a suit, try on shoes to make sure they “t, or pick out sunglasses before a vacation. RETAIL REVIEWAmazon brings fitting room home with Prime WardrobeBy JOSEPH PISANITHE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this April 12, 2018 photo, items ordered through Prime Wardrobe are displayed in New York. Amazon hopes to turn your home into a tting room, after shipping you a box of fashions to try on before paying. NEW YORK „ The lunchtime lines at Dos Toros move faster these days „ customers dont fumble for bills or coins, and employees dont make change. Since around New Years, the Mexican food chain has been cashless. For the vast majority of customers, theres no reaction at all; theyre already paying with their cards. And the signi“cant majority of cash customers dont have any problem with it either,Ž says co-owner Leo Kremer, who has 14 stores in New York and one in Chicago. If people do try to use cash, employees explain the reasons for the change „ faster service for customers, saving the business time and money. The trend toward cashless small and mid-sized businesses is fairly new. Many of the companies adopting the policy are restaurants with menus and prices more upscale than fast-food chains, but service that aims to be almost as quick as a McDonalds or Subway. During a busy lunch hour with customers lined up at ordering stations and cashiers, forgoing cash means faster transactions. Many business owners would rather be cashless. Cash actually costs money „ banks charge fees for cash deposits and to handle coins. If businesses take in enough cash to justify pickups by armored car services, thats another cost, and given that restaurants can be a target for holdups, not one that can be eliminated. And counting and checking cash and preparing it for deposit takes up time a manager could spend with staff or customers. We feel a managers time is so valuable, and it was being spent on what is only 10 percent of our revenue,Ž says Kremer, who also says revenue at Dos Toros hasnt been hurt by the transition. Millions of consumers use little or no cash. In a survey released last month by the “nancial services company Capital One, only 21 percent of 2,000 people questioned said cash was their most common way to pay for things. But going cashless isnt a slam-dunk. Some customers who want to use cash point to a statement on paper money: This note is legal tender for all debts public and private.Ž However, the Federal Reserve says on its website that private companies can make their own policies about cash unless there is a state law saying otherwise. Massachusetts does have such a law. Thomas Nguyen switched two of his restaurants to no-cash „ and then had a change of heart. Nguyen, whose has three Peli Peli South African “ne dining restaurants and a Peli Peli Kitchen fast casual location in the Houston area, transitioned one restaurant at the end of 2016 and the other last August. Less than 7 percent of his revenue was coming from cash, and he believed customers would largely be OK with the change. But last month, Nguyen heard from staff at both locations that they were getting daily complaints. That, he says, goes against the idea of running a hospitality business. Its too common of an occurrence when somebody every day is getting surprised or inconvenienced,Ž Nguyen says. Hes well aware that customers can “nd plenty of other places to go. You cant compete if you think youre going to create a whole set of rules and expect people to follow them,Ž he says. One concern about cashless restaurants is that they exclude wouldbe customers who dont have bank accounts or credit cards. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. found in a 2015 survey that about 9 million households didnt have bank accounts. Nearly 60 percent of households without bank accounts or cards said they didnt have enough money to keep in an account. Customers will be more understanding if store employees explain the rationale for going cashless, and how it might bene“t them, says Utpal Dholakia, a marketing professor at Rice Universitys Jones Graduate School of Business. I think customers are very happy to trade off their ability to use cash to get this service in return,Ž he says, and notes the popularity of apps that let people order and pay for food online or on their phones and bypass the line completely to pick it up. David Friedman got many complaints when he began testing a no-cash policy at one of his eight Epic Burger locations in Chicago last June before deciding to go cashless permanently at all the stores. It has generated the most negative pushback of anything weve ever done,Ž Friedman says. He estimates his revenue fell about 2 percent as people who wanted to pay cash left and never returned. But Friedman isnt turning back. Epic Burger locations had an armed robbery, burglaries and break-ins „ six incidents in all „ in eight years. I made the decision to put my customers and my employees safety as my No. 1 priority,Ž says Friedman, whose restaurants also got dozens and dozensŽ of counterfeit bills from customers. Friedmans revenue shortfall has been more than offset because he no longer pays for bank fees and 30 armored car pickups each week. When Tender Greens went cashless earlier this year, it took other steps to improve the experience for customers, says Denyelle Bruno, president of the chain that has 28 stores in California, New York and the Boston area. Customers no longer need to sign charge receipts under $25, and lines move faster since managers have more time to help out. Tender Greens, whose menu includes salads, sandwiches, “sh and chicken, isnt seeing frustrated customers give up and leave the line, Bruno says. Signs throughout the stores alert customers to the no-cash policy. But occasionally, people are still surprised when its time to pay „ and some have no other form of payment on them. We give the food to the guestŽ in those cases, Bruno says. Our goal is never to turn people away when they get to that point.Ž SMALL TALKTradeoff: No cash but faster lines as restaurants forgo cashBy JOYCE M. ROSENBERGTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this Tuesday, April 10, 2018, photo, employees prepare customers food at Peli Peli Kitchen in Houston. Owner Thomas Nguyen had a change of heart after transitioning one of his three Peli Peli South African ne dining restaurants and his Peli Peli Kit chen fast casual location to a no-cash policy. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this Tuesday, April 10, 2018, photo, a customers uses a credit card machine to pay for food at Peli Peli Kitchen in Houston.

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D4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Sunday, April 22, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Bus i nesses & Se rvi ces 5000 BUSINESS SERVICES 5002 GENERAL SERVICES AAA Southern Cleaning Inc.Carpet cln/Pressure washingCommercial & Residential863-464-1138 LAND CLEARING~ Crushed concrete, driveway, roads & park lot material, mulch, soil. Mowing limited fertilizer spreading etc. 863-443-9279 House Painting Pressure Washing Small Home Repairs Odd Jobs Light Hauling, and More! 863-464-1135 www.highlandshandyman.comLic#HM0072 & Insured HIGH SPEED INTERNETUnlimited plans starting at $24.95 … price it out:www.htn.net/internet863-465-4076 BATH/KITCHEN5027 ALL STAR TILE-LLCComplete Bathroom Remodel Change Bathtub to ShowerCall Robert for your free estimate863-465-6683/863-381-2025Licensed & Insured CABINETRY5030 Why Replace Aging Countertops? Refinish for a whole new look. Call Laurie at 863-368-0126 ADULTCARE5050 H ome H ea l t h Aid eseeking work:will cook, clean, companion in Lake Placid area. 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ROOFING5185 NO Money Down!!Repairs Only Specializingin Rotten Wood Shingles; Metal; Tile 35 yrs exp! 863-699-0383State Lic. CCC-1329089 TILE/GROUT5195 Highlands Tile Kitchen Bath Flooring Will set your flooring $1.50sf*Free Est. 863-202-6100 Coronado in Panama once had pristine beaches and not much else. Today the resort town is a haven for U.S. and Canadian retirees, with strip malls, fast-food joints and a lot of people speaking English. For all the world, its like youre in a U.S. beach town,Ž says Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of Live and Invest Overseas, a site and newsletter for people who want to work, invest or retire abroad. That kind of retirement destination appeals to many who are looking for an established expatriate community where they may not have to learn another language, says Dan Prescher, a senior editor at International Living, another site for people interested in life abroad. Places like Coronado or Boquete in Panama, Puerto Vallarta or Ajijic in Mexico and Ambergris Caye island in Belize have been welcoming North American retirees for years. If youre looking for places before they become popular, however, you may need to be even more adventurous than the typical expat. Infrastructure that you take for granted „ such as high-speed internet, paved roads, or easy access to quality health care „ may not be abundantly available. When people retire abroad and then boomerang back home, unrealistic expectations are often the culprit, Prescher says. They leave with the expectation that the rest of the world is just like home but at half the cost,Ž Prescher says. Nothing could be further from the truth.Ž The rewards of seeking out less-known destinations, though, can be considerable. Living costs can be lower, and you may enjoy a more authentic experience of the country before your fellow compatriots rush in. Here are “ve destinations that Peddicord and Prescher picked as the next hot retirement destinations abroad, where couples can live comfortably on less than $2,000 a month: 1. AREQUIPA, PERU. Low living costs combined with good infrastructure make Peru one of International Livings top 10 places to retire for 2018. Arequipa offers big-city amenities „ its the countrys second largest, with more than 800,000 people „ and a spring-likeŽ moderate climate year round. Its also UNESCO World Heritage site, singled out by the United Nations organization for its historic core “lled with colonial architecture. A potential downside: its 7,661-foot elevation, which could be a problem for those who dont handle altitudes well. 2. CASCAIS, PORTUGAL. Portugal is one of Europes most affordable places to live, combining modern amenities with an Old World vibe, Prescher says. Cascais a coastal resort town about 20 miles west of Lisbon, is a former royal retreat complete with a 15th century fortress turned palace, a busy marina, spotless streets and a moderate year-round climate. A potential downside: Some expats complain about the slow-moving bureaucracy for establishing residency. 3. CAYO, BELIZE. Belize is popular with U.S. expats for good reasons: English is the of“cial language and the country exempts quali“ed retirees from many taxes, Peddicord says. Away from the more crowded Caribbean coastline, the inland Cayo district offers rainforests, lovely rivers and fertile soil for gardeners. Infrastructure is not great in Cayo, Peddicord says: Expect unpaved roads and “ckle electricity. Its a good “t for those looking for a simpler, back-tobasics lifestyle, she says. A potential downside: Health care is not a strong suit,Ž so many expats cross the border to Mexico for high-quality medical care. 4. LAS TERRENAS, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. French settlers on Dominican Republics northeast peninsula give Las Terrenas a European ”air, complete with French bakeries and residents who greet each other with kisses on both cheeks, Peddicord says. A new international airport nearby offers easy travel, good for quick trips back to the states or provinces. A potential downside: Health care in many areas isnt great, although a new hospital in Las Terrenas points to an improved quality of local treatment. 5. PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA. Retirees looking for big-city living at budget prices should check out Cambodias capital city, Prescher says. A booming economy and rising tourist trade mean plenty of options for eating, drinking and socializing. At the same time, Phnom Penh offers some of the lowest living costs of all the expat-friendly options, so that even modest retirement incomes can buy a life of relative luxury, Prescher says. Cambodians tend to be extremely welcoming and friendly, with many speaking English as their second language. A potential downside: Flight times to North America are typically 20 hours or more, making this not a great option for those who want to make frequent trips home. This column was provided to The Associated Press by the personal “nance website NerdWallet. Liz Weston is a columnist at NerdWallet, a certi“ed “nancial planner and author of Your Credit Score.Ž Email: lweston@ nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @ lizweston.Beat the retiree crowds to these 5 places abroad Nerd WalletLIZ WESTON

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D5 www.highlandsnewssun.com LEGAL NOTICES INVITATION TO BID14 INVITATION TO BID (ITBŽ) The Highlands County Board of Count y Commissioners, Highlands County, Florida will receive sealed Bids in the Highlands County Purchasing Division (Purchasing DivisionŽ) for: ITB NO. 18-036 Sale of Used Surplus Tires ITB NO. 18-038 Concrete Culverts Specifications may be obtained b y downloading from our website: www.hcbcc.net, or by contacting: Chris Davis, Purchasing Manager, 600 S. Commerce Ave, Sebring, Florida 33870-3809, Phone: 863-402-6528; Fax: 863-402-6735; or E Mail: cm davis@hcbcc.org. A PRE-BID meeting will not be held fo r this solicitation. Each submittal shall in clude one (1) original and (1) exac t copy of the BID submission packet. BIDS MUST BE DELIVERED to the Pur chasing Division, 600 S. 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NOTWITHSTANDING A NY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) Y EARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of t his Notice is April 15, 2018 Person Giving Notice: ROY A. POLLARD 4621 Lewis Avenue, Sebring, FL 33875 863-385-8815 /s/ Roy A. Pollard A ttorney for Person Giving Notice: A BLES & CRAIG, P.A. 551 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 Fax: (863) 385-1284 Email:service@heartlandfloridalaw.com By: /s/ Brandon S. Craig BRANDON S. CRAIG Florida Bar No.: 0085800 April 15, 22, 2018 NOTICE OF HEARING24 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION OR VARIANCE Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the City of Sebring Zoning Board on MAY 8, 2018, 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 368 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Fl. 33870, on A mendment No. V-18-2. Consideration w ill be given for Special Exception or Variance. The City of Sebring will consider a special exception or variance for: Flag pole at Alan Jay Ford 3201 US 27 South A copy of this notice is available for public inspection during regular business hours in City Hall. The proposed Special Exception or Variance may be inspected by the public at City Hall, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Inquiries or written testimony should be directed to City of Sebring Zoning Dept, at 368 S. Commerce A ve., Sebring, Fl. 33870, or by phone at (863) 471-5102. Please reference the Amendment Number when calling or writing. A ll interested persons may appear and be heard at the time and place specified above. Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made by the Zoning Board, in public hearing or meeting is hereby advised that they will need a record of the proceedings, and in some cases a verbatim record is required. ONE OR MORE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE ZONING BOARD MEETING April 22, 2018 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 WORKERS NEEDED Marin J. Corp. is seeking 28 people to temporarily harvest watermelons in Central Florida 04/25/2018 to 06/03/2018. Piece rates may be offered depending on crop activity, but $11.29 an hr. is guaranteed. of contract guaranteed. Work tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Free housing, for those that cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at th e end of each working day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. All applicants will have to complete an interview before employment is granted. For more information, contact CareerSource Heartland, 5901 U.S. Hwy. 27 S., Suite #1, Sebring, FL 33870 @ (863) 385-3672 or Jorge Marin @ 229-456-1897 and mentio n j ob number FL10629915. 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 Director of Infrastructure … FT City of Avon Park Visit: http://avonpark.cc Driver Wanted-Local Work!Class A, CDL. Must have 5 yrs exp., Tanker Endorsement & Clean Driving Rec. Call Michael at863-441-1065 CLASSIFIED ADSSELL Full Time HelpWantedM-FAll positions Available! Apply in person (no calls) at Griffins Dry Cleaning, 212 S. Ridgewood Dr., Sebring 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 FT Housekeeper~ For Condo Complex. Sat. +4 week days; 8a-4p; Apply at: 124 Lake Drive Blvd., Sebring. HELPWANTED2001 FT Pest Control Technician and/or Lawn Technician for local pest control company. Must be 18 years old and have a good driving record. Benefits available. Fax resume to 863-465-1513. 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 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! POOL TECH NEEDED!We Will Train! Dependable, clean driving record. 863-655-6993 GENPAK LLC a leading manufacturer in the plastic foodservice packaging industry in Sebring, FL has an immediate need for Packers to pack plastic and styrofoam food containers into boxes. Light lifting. 12 hour shifts available. Mfg. experience a plus but not required. Competitive salary and benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer. You also may submit a resume/work experience with your conta ct information in your response or stop by our office to fill out an application.Genpak 116 Shicane Drive Sebring, FL 33870 863-655-1841 Looking for employment? Please visithttp://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for position postings. EA/EO. Vets Pref. (eligible career positions) S e b r i ng Ci trus, I nc. i s see ki ng 30 people to temporarily work in the following positions: Swee t Potato and Onion Planting & Har vesting in Okeechobee, FL 04/10/2018 to 05/19/2018. Piece rates may be offered de pending on crop activity, bu t $11.29 an hr. is guaranteed. 3/4 of contract guaranteed. Work tools, supplies, and equip ment will be provided at no cos t to the worker. Free housing, for those that canno t reasonably re turn to their permanent residence at the end of each working day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon comple tion of 50% of the work con tract. All applicants will have to complete a phone interview before employment is granted. For more information, contact the CareerSource Okeechobee, 207 SW Park St., Okeechobee, FL 34972 @ (863) 610-6000 o r Pedro Marin @ (863) 840-5741 and mention job number FL1032268. S erv i ce T ec h n i c i an W ante d Small engine repair; lawn & gar den, full-time, some exp. needed Lake Placid 863-465-9641 ADVERTISE! HELPWANTED2001 The Town of Lake Placid is accepting applications for the Public Works Department. General Public Works employee is required to work in several capacities from sanitation to maintenance of town roads, parks, and facilities. This position requires a State of Florida issued CDL type A or B driver license with a clean driving record. Staring pay for CDL Licensed employee with clean driving record, agreeable to performing all tasks in t he job description as needed is $12.40 per hour for up to four CDL licensed employees. Vacation, sick leave, family death leave benefits. State retirement benefits transferable to or from any other job in the Florida State Retirement system. Interested parties should submit applications and resumes as stated on website. http://www.lakeplacidfl.net/bul letin/employment.html ALL APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO: Town of Lake Placid, 311 West Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Fl. 33852 OR EMAILED TO lakeplacidinfo@gmail.com The Town of Lake Placid is an Equal Employment OpportunityŽ employer and is a Drug Free Work Environment.Ž The Town of Lake Placid is accepting applications for a person who has diverse experience in Utility Billing, Account Payables, and or Payroll. Account Payables will be performed daily for multiple departments and is time sensitive. Utility Billing pertains to water, wastewater and sanitation services and is performed twice a month. The work environment is high volume and fast pace. Problem solving is frequently required. Starin g pay is $12.00 per hour. As an incentive, the Town offers great benefits: paid vacations, Paid sick time off, family death leave, employer paid life insurance, employer paid health insurance, twelve days paid holidays and State benefits thru the Florida State Retirement system. Other voluntary benefits offered. Refer to the Towns website for all open positions: http://www.lakeplacidfl.net/bul letin/employment.html ALL APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO: Town of Lake Placid, 311 West Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Fl. 33852 OR EMAILED TO finance@mylakeplacid.org The Town of Lake Placid is an Equal Employment OpportunityŽ employer and is a Drug Free Work Environment.Ž PROFESSIONAL2010 InsurancePersonal Lines CSR PositionFor busy insurance office in Sebring. Licensed preferred. Health, retirement, and other benefits available. Pay based upon experience. Fax resume to:863-382-1334 or email: cschott@wellsinsurance.com MEDICAL2030 Oaks at Avon SIGN ON BONUS New WagesReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING RNs Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Flexible Shifts Available Career Advancement Opportunities All Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly. Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 OAKS AT AVON Is Hiring CNAs Full/PartTime, all shifts. Apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308. MEDICAL2030 Oaks at Avon HIRING LPNs Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Career Advancement Opportunities All Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly. Highly Competitve Salaries Readers Choice Award Facility Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 CNA/NURSESAll Shifts Sign-On Bonus!Shift differential pay/Weekend differential pay Cook, Laundry Aide, & HCC Housekeeper Apply online atwww.palmsofsebring.com Direct Service Support11 pm …7 am shift. Full & Part TimeQualifications:High School Diploma or GED; Valid Florida Drivers License; Pass a level 2 background check; & Ability to care for total care clients.Job website: thementornetwork.comContact Melissa Comeau863-443-0186 N urses & P arame di cs~ 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. Fax resumes to:863-978-1824 Seeking Full-TimeRNElectronic Health Records and clinical experience in Cardiac Care preferred. Benefits Provided! Call 863-386-9595 SKILLED TRADES2050 Mechanic NeededCall to set up interview:Cools Automotive863-658-1652 SEEKING EMPLOYMENT2120 Caregiver Seeking EmploymentWill clean, cook & take care of you. 863-402-2084 PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! Home Heath Aide S eeks Job~ Child/Elderly/Housekeep ing. Experienced, reliable. Ref. avail. Tasia, 954-297-9825 CLASSIFIED WORKS! 3000 NOTICES PERSONALS3020 Nice woman, 63yrs, moving to area, looking to meet new friends 50yrs or over. 718-909-5338 6000 MERCHANDISE HIGHLANDS HOT DEALS!Do you have stuff to sell at $500 or less? Advertise your merchandise now in the Classified Section!$3 for 3 Lines $4 for 4 Lines $5 for 5 LinesCall863-385-6155 or 863-658-0307 GARAGE SALES6014 Do You Have theBest Momin the World?Tell Her with a Happy Ad! 4 lines of text for 3 days for Only $25!! Call Now to Reserve your Space! Mothers Day is May 13863-658-0307 Sebring Estate Sale8a-2p Fri & Sat, Apr. 20 & 21; 8a-1p Sun Apr. 22 at 1749 Koy Dr., SebringMid-century modern furniture. Wood bookcase, beautiful entertainment center, king size bed, pivot table and 4 chairs, glass and chrome dining table (expands to 100Ž), VINTAGE clothes, tables, lamps, vinyl 45s & 33s, sheet music, exercise bike, linens, glassware, area rugs, small appliances, storage cabinets, barn wood cabinet, captai ns bed, rocker, mirrors, patio set, lawn chairs, Norman Rockwell plates, China, dishes, vintage, heaters pots, pans, beautiful flatware, flat screen TV, books, office supplies, heavy wooden bench shoes, purses, hats, huge beautiful photo of Rikers Island. Some tools, sheep skins, Edward Fields 6 x 9 rug. Paul McCobb 1950s furniture; dressers, night stand, drop leaf table and chairs, d esk, & cabinet.This is a must see!Conducted by: Transitions Now LLC. Like us on Facebook

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Lets be clear from the start: Theres no single right decision. Each person will have a different set of emotional, spiritual and practical considerations to weigh. And those will change, depending on your stage in life. So set aside any judgment about the decision you ultimately make. Keep in mind, too, that a decision you make this year will not dictate every single decision you make in the future; your options will still be open. Now, digging into the core issue, what is the impact of the greed you are perceiving, both on you and on other people? For example, perhaps a bottom-line focus is causing employees to be shorted. Maybe pro“ts are high but raises, bonuses and development opportunities are low. Or maybe staff are being asked to do more and more without extra reward. In those cases, you may feel like you are the unintended oppressor of people on your team. Perhaps you have become aware of shortcutsŽ that save money but harm the customer, and that is weighing on your conscience. Or maybe its as simple as, your company exists to make money independent of the common good, and this is clashing with an orientation toward social action. Take a look at what you would lose if you walk away from the corporate world. First, at your level in a corporate job, you are likely to be fairly well paid. You may or may not have job security in these somewhat tumultuous times, but you have a reasonable chance of landing on your feet. Are you able and willing to walk away from your current level of “nancial well-being? If you have been taking pride in title and position, this may also be hard to let go of. And what is the cost of staying in your role? You may feel like you are actively doing harm. In that case, you could consider ways to improve the situation from within your current position. It may be preventing you from doing things that make a more direct difference, and maybe on-the-side volunteer roles no longer feel like enough. After weighing all of this, imagine your future given both options. Then decide what steps you need to take to make either option successful. Have conversations with your spouse or partner, if you have one. Consider the impact on your kids, if appropriate. And look inside, letting your heart and soul have a voice. If you really want to change but conclude that nows not the time, think about ways to express your values more fully day to day. Also, consider whether a “ve-or 10-year threshold may be more realistic, and build toward that. Then create practical plans that will lead to a satisfying outcome, regardless of your choice. Liz Reyer is a credentialed coach with more than 20 years of business experience. Her company, Reyer Coaching & Consulting, offers services for organizations of all sizes. Submit questions or comments about this column at www.deliverchange.com/coachscorner or email her at liz@ deliverchange.com.What to do when youre moving up the corporate ladder, but dont like the viewBy LIZ REYERSTAR TRIBUNE Conventional wisdom about credit cards is often black and white, from whether you should use cards at all to which types deserve a slot in your wallet. But personal “nance is just that „ personal, experts say. Financial advice is best when it is not onesize-“ts-all,Ž said Bruce McClary, spokesman for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling Everybody is different in the way they set priorities and manage budget decisions, so it makes sense that some advice may not be a perfect “t for all people.Ž Credit card tips might be easier to understand when theyre binary „ do this, dont do that „ but that advice usually doesnt apply to everybody. In fact, some advice could hurt more than help. Heres a sampling of conventional wisdom on credit cards and why it might not apply to you. „ŽNever use credit cards.Ž Cardholders can get in trouble by charging too much, then paying “nance charges. That downside is real and important, but this advice ignores the majority of cardholders, who pay off balances monthly. Credit cards have many bene“ts, including convenience, building credit, rewards and fraud protections. There is a stigma associated with credit cards, but they can be effective money-management tools as long as you use them correctly,Ž said Paul Golden, spokesman for the National Endowment for Financial Education Much of the bad reputation originates from irresponsible use, overspending and using a product that isnt quite right for you.Ž „ŽAlways use credit cards.Ž For those who regularly incur credit card debt or know they cant trust themselves not to overspend with plastic, credit cards can be a lousy idea. Instead, cash and debit cards can help to curb spending. Besides, not everyone can qualify for credit cards. „ŽNever pay an annual fee.Ž Plenty of good credit cards charge nothing. But cards with annual fees typically offer rewards and bene“ts. They might include sign-up bonuses, airport lounge access and hundreds of dollars in travel credits. Not paying an annual fee is good advice in general, but there are some circumstances when the value of earned rewards might outweigh the cost of using the card,Ž McClary said. „ŽDont transfer balances from card to card.Ž The idea behind this is that moving debt to different cards doesnt address the problem of paying it off. In fact, it could add to debt because balance-transfer cards often charge a fee of 3 to 5 percent of the amount transferred. But the upside is, balance-transfer cards can provide breathing room for carrying balances without “nance charges „ often more than a year. Thats useful when you cant pay now but likely could pay later. „ŽAlways use a rewards card. Ž If you use a card as a payment tool and pay the balance in full every month, a rewards card is ideal. But for those who carry balances and pay “nance charges, the interest When to ignore credit card adviceBy GREGORY KARPNERDWALLET THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this June 15, 2017, le photo, credit cards are displayed in Haverhill, Mass.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D7 www.highlandsnewssun.com Cell phones, biometrics fuel jump in bank account ownershipNEW YORK „ Roughly seven out of every 10 adults worldwide now have some form of bank account, the World Bank said Thursday, largely due to the proliferation of cell phone-based bank accounts and other simple bank account programs in places like India and Sub-Saharan Africa. The “nding is a sign of the improved “nancial wellbeing of those living in developing countries and particularly women, who increasingly have a safe place to store their savings and are able to participate in the growing digitalization of the global economy. But women still lag behind their male counterparts in bank account ownership, the World Bank report said. An estimated 69 percent of adults had some sort of bank account in 2017, up from an estimated 51 percent in 2011 and up from 62 percent in 2014. That translates into an additional 515 million adults now having a bank account compared to three years ago. The “gures were released as part of the World Banks Global Findex Report a study on “nancial inclusion released every three years that involves interviews or surveys of 150,000 people covering 144 countries representing 98 percent of the worlds population. A chunk of the growth came from India, the worlds second-most populous country, where bank account ownership has more than doubled from 40 percent to 80 percent in six years. Since 2014, the Indian government has been pushing a program to sign up individuals for simple, no-fee accounts tied to government biometric identi“cation cards. While usage of those accounts is mixed, the World Bank report was not measuring whether or not a bank account is used, just if an adult had one or not. Sub-Saharan Africa saw big growth as well, fueled by mobile phone-based accounts. These mobile moneyŽ accounts, as they are sometimes known, are tied to a persons cell phone account instead of a bank, and allow users to transfer money to family or businesses. In countries such as Kenya, roughly three quarters of Kenyans have a mobile money account, and other Sub-Saharan countries like Zimbabwe and Uganda also saw jumps in mobile phone account usage in the last few years. Mobile money accounts also appear to be gaining popularity in other parts of the continent as well, not just East Africa, to places like West Africa. World Bank experts expect that mobile money accounts will be the primary way to drive the remaining 1.7 billion people without a bank account into “nancial services. The bank estimates that 1.1 billion of those 1.7 billion unbanked adults have a mobile phone, and could be more easily brought into the “nancial system. The World Bank also recommended in its report that countries move their pension payments and other forms of government transfers from cash to electronic in order to spur broader bank account ownership. Utility companies can also consider other electronic forms of payment to spur bank account usage, the World Bank said. While nearly every demographic and continent saw increased usage of bank accounts and other forms of savings, the gender gap among those using “nancial services remains high, according to the World Bank. Women are nine percentage points less likely to have a bank or mobile money account, a gap that hasnt changed since the 2014 report. But the biggest barrier to spur bank account ownership remains wealth itself. The poor are much less likely to have a bank or mobile money account, largely due to the lack of money they have to store in it. Two-thirds of those surveyed who did not have a bank account said a lack of savings was their primary reason for not having one. The World Bank estimates that 93 percent of all American adults have some sort of bank account. That matches a report compiled by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., a federal bank regulator, which estimated that roughly 7 percent of all Americans did not have a bank account. Ken Sweet covers banks and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for The Associated Press. Follow him on Twitter at @kensweet.By KEN SWEETTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this Oct. 20, 2017, le photo people walk past a branch of HSBC bank in Hong Kong. Roughly seven out of every 10 adults worl dwide now has some form of a bank account, the World Bank said recently.

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