Good Morning To Myra Green Thanks for reading! facebook.com/ newssun twitter.com/ TheNewsSun newssun.com AN EDITION OF THE SUNYOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 183 | $1.00 Monday, July 2, 2018 Comics ..... ...................... NEWS WIRE Classifieds ............................. B6-8 Highlands Health ..................... B1 Local Sports ........................ A9-10 Lottery ..... .............................. SPORTS Viewpoints ............................. A6 Weather .................. News WireSEBRING Â„ Night after night Dinner Lake residents wake up multiple times in the early morning hours to the sound of train whistles. Now, residents want the county to establish a quiet zone on a half-mile stretch of railroad tracks near the lake, used by both Amtrak and CSX. Doug Varrieur, a resident who lives near the train tracks, began researching laws regarding train whistles, because he felt sleep deprived and his property values were falling due to the noise at night. Varrieur purchased his house on Arbuckle Creek Road in 2017 and lives near two train crossings. Trains are required to blow their whistles 1,500 feet before crossing an intersection. Since the two crossings near VarrieurÂs home are a half-mile apart, he hears the whistle twice when Dinner Lake residents hoping to silence train whistlesBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Sebring hosted the 13th Heartland Triathlon this year. From its beginning with roughly 200 participants, it has grown into a premier event attended by at least 1,000 athletes, including some who compete at the highest national levels. Fully accredited, athletes, including the youth, can gain points allowing them to take part in championship races. At the same time, the race is friendly enough to attract many novice participants who are simply working to get into better physical condition. Dan Andrews, one of the group that Unsung hero: Mike Ritacco helps coordinate Heartland TriathlonBy CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYCORRESPONDENT LAKE PLACID Â„ Seven years and hundreds of classes and dances later, the Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers face an uncertain future. The matriarch and patriarch, Susie and Larry Lee, will soon relinquish the reigns of their beloved dance club. A meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 7 to discuss the future of LPBD prior to the patriotic dance that will start at 6:30 p.m. Charter members are requested to attend. Free pizza and ice cream will be served. The red, white, and blue themed dance will also be a farewell to dance instructor Gina Guirola, who has taught the group for the past three years. Guirola will be moving to a Tampa dance studio on July 1. Chrissy Harriman will provide the entertainment for the evening. The Lees will be moving to Upstate New York to be near their kids and grandkids. The usually spry nonagenarians have been slowed down with some health issues and want spend time relaxing with family. ÂIt was wonderful while it lasted,ÂŽ Susie Lee said. ÂI loved doing it; it was never anything that I had to be prompted to do. I want someone to take it over who will love it and has the time for it. I have an idea of who could do it, but it has to come from them.ÂŽ The LPBD was born in 2011, a labor of love that the Lees have for each other and dancing. The two met in 2001 in Punta Gorda where Larry Lee was taking dance lessons. When Susie Lee moved to Punta Gorda from Massachusetts, her friends, one who happened to be LarryÂs dance instructor, encouraged her to join their lessons. Since neither dancer had a partner, the instructors set the couple up. They have been happily dancing together ever since. The Lees decided to move inland to Lake Placid after being hit by four Uncertain futureBY KIM LEATHERMANSTAFF WRITERLP Ballroom Dancers may face last dance, founders leaving group SEBRING Â„ Elizabeth Tauchen, a Sebring resident, spent months studying the beef industry to prepare for the Florida CattlemenÂs AssociationÂs week-long competition at the Omni Orlando Resort. Her hard work and excellent communication skills earned her the title of Florida CattlemenÂs Association Sweetheart. On June 21, Tauchen was crowned FCA Sweetheart. The competition was based on knowledge; it was not a beauty pageant. However, Tauchen sparkles as a true beauty, emitting passion and poise as she informs people about the beef industry. Eight contestants vied for the role of FCA Sweetheart, a position that requires them to travel around Florida representing the beef industry. Scores were based on Â“ve parts: a written exam about the beef industry, a 15-minute interview, a separate Â“ve-minute interview, an on-stage question, and a PowerPoint presentation. Throughout the week, judges watched the contestants to see how they interacted with other people. At a dinner June 21, contestants wore formal dresses and stood on stage. The winner had been determined after the last interview on Wednesday, and the competition did not base the results on the beauty or poise of the girls in the evening gowns. Tauchen was crowned during this dinner by former FCA Sweetheart Milli Jones. ÂI liked the competition because itÂs based on intelligence, what you know,ÂŽ Tauchen said. Before competing, Tauchen enrolled in two online courses to prepare for the event, Masters of Beef Advocacy and Beef Quality Assurance. The contestants were required to know current issues and problems in the industry, how to keep good records on a ranch and how to provide proper veterinary care to Tauchen crowned Florida CattlemenÂs SweetheartBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITER COURTESY PHOTOResidents of Dinner Lake are aected by the noise of train whistles coming from the two crossings designated on the map.WHISTLE | 8 CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY/CORRESPONDENTMike Ritacco was a participant of the Heartland Triathlon before serving on the board. He now coordinates the running portion of the event. Unsung Heroes UNSUNG | 8 COURTESY PHOTOFrom left, Adam Putnam, Commissioner of Agriculture, Elizabeth Tauchen, and Milli Jones posed for a picture of Elizabeth Tauchen being crowned as 2018-2019 FCA Sweetheart.SWEET | 8 HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN FILE PHOTOLake Placid Ballroom dancers step o the oor for a moment to pose. Betty and Mark Kinch, left, Sandy Mathews and Jim and Pat Mancuso. Susie and Larry Lee get down to an upbeat song by Chrissy Harriman. DANCE | 8
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These worksheets can be gotten for math, for spelling, learning letters, and many other topics. There are websites to get the worksheets as well as getting them from Google images. There are plenty of websites that can give students fun ways to learn or retain what they have learned. Two websites that also have apps are Khan Academy and Duolingo. Khan Academy covers a variety of subjects but mostly math and science. Duolingo is a language website. If you have a student learning a foreign language this is great for helping them retain what they have learned. Other websites are funbrain. com, primarygames. com, and sheppardsoftware.com. These three websites cover a variety of subjects for many different grades. We sometimes forget the resources that our libraries have. Reading is always a great way to retain information during the summer. Reading also helps with learning how to read better and any reading will always help a student in the new school year. All of these tools are free. They will not cost you anything other than time to print the worksheets, go to the library, or get on the computer, tablet, or phone. Your students can have fun while they learn and you wonÂt have to worry as much about what information they retain over the summer.Staying up to date during summerBy DR. SHAMEEMA CHALLATHE TUTORING CENTER COURTESY PHOTOWorksheets are a great way to help your child retain what they have learned. COURTESY PHOTOThere are plenty of fun ways for your child to learn and retain what they have learned during the school year. SEBRING Â„ Two men now face charges involving stolen guns, as well as a stolen television, which they allegedly sold to a woman who had one stolen from her. Michael Morrison Dodd, 21, and Joel William Vadi, 23, both of Sebring, each face burglary of a dwelling, grand theft, grand theft of a Â“rearm and dealing in stolen property. Dodd, arrested Wednesday by Highlands County SheriffÂs deputies, was still in the Highlands County Jail on Saturday in lieu of $37,000 bond. Vadi, arrested last Monday, has since made bail. The burglary reportedly took place sometime on June 9. Arrest reports state the two men allegedly entered a Sunrise Drive home in Sun ÂN Lake of Sebring by prying open the back door. Certain other details of their entry have been redacted from arrest reports. Allegedly, they removed a 65-inch Samsung television, valued at $900, and two Â“rearms: An unknown make/model revolver valued at $200 and a Sig Sauer .22-caliber handgun, also valued at $200. Later that evening, reports state, Dodd allegedly arranged with Vadi to sell the television to a relative for $40. Reports stated that buyer was purchasing it for another relative who recently had a television stolen. Deputies interviewed the buyer, but that statement was redacted from reports, too. 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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com The Highlands News-Sun (USPS 487900ISSN 2473-0068) is published daily by Tim Smolarick at the Highlands News-Sun, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870. Periodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional entry oce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the Highlands News-Sun, which is an aliate of Sun Coast Media Group. Reproduction in whole or part is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address changes to: Highlands News-Sun, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870. COMMITMENT TO ACCURACY The Highlands News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at 863-385-6155. 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PUBLISHER Tim Smolarick 863-386-5624 tim.smolarick@ highlandsnewssun.com EXECUTIVE EDITOR Romona Washington 863-386-5634 romona.washington@ highlandsnewssun.com EDITORIAL Karen Clogston, Editor/Special Sections Editor 863-386-5835 karen.clogston@ highlandsnewssun.com Pallavi Agarwal, Contributing Editor 863-386-5831 pallavi.agarwal@ highlandsnewssun.com RETAIL ADVERTISING Cli Yeazel, Advertising Director 863-386-5844 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 They called him Whitey. He was a ÂTownÂŽ cat that everyone in town knew and loved. He was a tomcat but someone gave him the name of Missy before his gender was known. He was a Â“xture in downtown Sebring especially around the Circle for 13 years and spent most of his days at the IGA Grocery Store located on the Circle (owned by Tommy Whitehouse) in the Â60s and Â70s. Whitey would often be found fast asleep in the IGA store front window, curled up on a shelf, or sometimes he would be found napping on a stack of paper bags, an irritant to the health department. Whitey also liked living life on the edge Â„ sleeping under cars parked in front of the store. He had some narrow escapes being that there was a lot of trafÂ“c on the Circle at the time. He was very popular with local folks and returning snowbirds, who came in especially to see Whitey and pet him. WhereÂs Whitey they would ask. ÂOh, heÂs probably out to lunch.ÂŽ ÂEvery day between 5 and 6 p.m. Whitey would slip out the back door and head to the Cathouse Restaurant for his evening meal just across the street, knowing there was a roast beef dinner waiting for him. ÂHe never had to go hungry,ÂŽ said Minnie Belle Carnes, a 25-year employee at IGA. She had fond memories of Whitey. ÂHe would meet us every morning when weÂd go to work. The late Norman Peck, former owner of the Cathouse Restaurant said in 1979, ÂWhitey came every evening for his supper. He was quite a character,ÂŽ Peck said. The employees at IGA loved and liked him and made sure he was fed and cared for. Whitey created such a sensation that it was like a minor tourist attraction for downtown Sebring. The routine for Whitey was spending his days roaming around in and around the Circle and at the IGA store. Nights were spent at Jerry EstesÂs (TommyÂs sister) home. In the morning he made his way to the IGA store in time for opening. Then things changed. In 1979, Tommy Whitehouse decided to close the IGA store due to competition from the chain grocery stores. He left behind the little store that his daddy built in the early 1900s. And Whitey stayed on hiding in the alleyways and freeloading at the Cathouse Restaurant. ÂHe must have been lonely or it could have been a combination of thingsÂ„depression, plus the fact Mr. WhitehouseÂs sister (Estes) had gone on vacation and the Cathouse Restaurant was closed for three weeks for the summer,ÂŽ said the Chamber of Commerce director that was next door. Whitey was taken to the local animal hospital and appeared to be very ill. He appeared to be suffering. Was it age, exposure, depression and hunger that had taken its toll? Whitey was put to sleep Aug. 14, 1979 at the age of 13 at the Sebring Animal Hospital. TommyÂs sister Estes was on vacation in North Carolina when Whitey died. She wrote to the Tampa Tribune saying that the cat seemed well when she left for vacation and that she had made arrangements for the cat to be fed each day while she was gone. ÂThe only solution that I can come up with is that he grieved for me and the boys in the IGA store who would feed him and pet him,ÂŽ said Estes, who also died the same year. The Sebring Historical Society and Sebring residents who knew Whitey, the ÂtownÂŽ cat decided to honor him by giving him a decent grave site in the center of town on the Circle. The gravesite is there and faces the building that was formerly the IGA Grocery store. Next to the Chamber of Commerce. ÂHe was truly our town catÂŽ Sebring Historical SocietyÂs president, Arlene Commings told the Sebring City Council. I want to give the cat known as Whitey a Âdistinguished burial site.ÂŽOn the Circle. So, that is where you can see Whitey the town catÂs grave, a most honorable cat. Credit is given to the Sebring Historical society and especially Arlene Commings for recognizing the impact that Whitey had on the little town of Sebring. From: Sebring News Aug. 8, 1989 Elaine Levey can be reached at emlevey@ gmail.comBeloved ÂTownÂ cat laid to rest in Circle burial site Elaine LeveyHISTORICALLY SPEAKING In the CLASSIFIEDS! Find The Perfect Companion From the Staff of Heartland Skin Center Have a Happy & Safe 4th of July!5825 US 27 North Â€ Sebring, FL 33872Jennifer A. Wolf, PA-CCertiÂ“ ed Physician Assistant863-385-SKIN(7546)Fax: 863-685-6846HeartlandSkinCenter.comHeartland Skin CenterOur Specialty is You Independence Day Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed else like a ower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die. Â… Dwight D. Eisenhower adno=3590245Placid Lakes Country Club GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP Heartland Open to amateurs with a valid handicap. Ladies & Mens Divisions. 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Monday, July 2, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 www.highlandsnewssun.com COMMUNITY CALENDAR TODAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chips ahoy 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Ship, captain crew 5-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid No Monday poker until October. $1.25 drafts all day. Ship, captain crew 4:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Euchre 1 p.m. Darts 7 p.m. Queen of hearts. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. TUESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chips ahoy 4-6 p.m. Meatloaf dinner 5-7 p.m. Bingo 6:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Bingo 1 p.m .Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Darts 6:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Texas holdÂem 1:30 p.m. Bar games 2:30 p.m. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringTastee Tuesday Italian beef hoagies and onion rings. Entertainment by Thomas McGannon. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. WEDNESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid 4th of July picnic 4 p.m. Vietnam Veterans. BBQ chicken or pulled pork 4:30 p.m. Ship, capt, crew 6 p.m. Dennis & Wendy 4:30-7:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park SAL wings 4-6 p.m. Karaoke with Megasoundz 4-7 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid 4th of July. Poker 2 p.m. hamburgers, hotdogs $5 at 4 p.m. Ladies drinks BOGO 4 p.m. to closing. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid ShufÂ”eboard 1 p.m. Texas holdÂem 7:30 p.m. Food available at the bar. Happy 4th of July. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. THURSDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Poker 1 p.m. Chips ahoy 4 p.m. Create a pizza. Pool 6 p.m. Darts 6:45 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Happy hour all day. SammyÂs famous tacos. Euchre 1:30 p.m. Trivia 5:30 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Bingo 6 p.m. Card game 6:15 p.m. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. Sebring Hills Association Bingo every Thursday 6 p.m. Doors open 4 p.m. Open to the public, Call 863-382-1554. FRIDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fish dinner, prime rib and full menu 5-7 p.m. Jay & Patty 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Riders dinner burgers and fries 4-6 p.m. Music by Joyce Boivan 4-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Texas holdÂem 7:30 p.m. Food available at the bar. Fish or shrimp or steak dinner 5-7 p.m. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringDinner bratwurst, kraut, german potatoes, soup and salad. Open to the public. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. SATURDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Burgers 11:30 a.m. Chips ahoy 1 p.m. Texas HoldÂem 1:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Crockpot surprise 4 p.m. for $3. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Omaha 1:30 p.m. Food available at the bar. Ballroom dancers. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. SUNDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 2-7 p.m. Chips ahoy 3-5 p.m. Alan Warchak 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Euchre 1:30 p.m. Left, right and center 3 p.m. Food available. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Poker 1:30 p.m. Food available during poker check at Post. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Texas holdÂem 1:30 p.m. bar games 2:30 p.m. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. Hard Candy (band) Playing at the Wild Hawg every Sunday, 4-8 p.m. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSVFW catfish, shrimp dinnerAVON PARK The VFW Post 9853 will serve a catÂ“sh and shrimp dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 6 at VFW Post 9853, 75 N. Olivia Drive in Avon Park. Includes choice of potato salad, French fries and dessert. Cost is $8. Carryout available until sold out. Smoke-free dining room. Open to the public. Smart driver classSEBRING The next AARP Smart Driver class will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 9, at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 3115 Hope St. in Sebring. To register, call Mary Jane Lloyd at 863-452-0335.Christmas in July setLAKE PLACID The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon will take place from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at Lake Placid Elks Lodge, 200 E. CR 621. Lunch, which costs $12, is grilled chicken with alfredo sauce. RSVP on or before July 9. For information, call 863-465-4331 or visit chamber@lpÂ”a.com. Ask-a-lawyer clinic setSEBRING Florida Rural Legal Services Inc. will hold a free ask-a-lawyer clinic for low income individuals from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, at the Sebring Public Library, 319 W. Center Ave. To be screened for eligibility and to secure a consultation, call Sheena Robinson at 863-688-7376, Ext. 3018 by Tuesday, July 10. Princess Day at dance studioSEBRING Extreme Dance Studio will have its 2018 Princess Summer Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, at Extreme Dance Studio, 253 US 27 N. in Sebring (same plaza as Five Guys). Cost is $65 and is for ages 3-6. Lunch and snacks provided. 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A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.comANOTHER VIEW Tim Smolarick Publisher firstname.lastname@example.org Romona Washington Executive Editor email@example.com VIEWPOINTS Karen Clogston Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Rob Kearly Circulation Director email@example.com The Veterans Administration has proved to be too large to be run effectively. So Congress turned to competition in recent years, providing options for veterans to use vouchers in the private health care market. In 2014, Congress created the VA Choice Program, which has allowed more than 1.7 million veterans to seek health services in the private sector. In 2015, the VA began planning for competition with private-sector providers. In a paper in The New England Journal of Medicine, David Shulkin Â„ the former head of the VA Â„ and physician Kyle Sheetz outline ways to advance quality. First, there must be reliable data. Second, community-based providers must be present as options for veterans. Third, the VA must deal swiftly and efÂ“ciently with hospitals that are performing poorly. Constantly comparing the VA to the private sector will allow veterans to have real choices Â„ and it will keep VA ofÂ“cials accountable. Repealing Obamacare The headline in The Wall Street Journal announced, ÂConservatives make new push to repeal Affordable Care Act.ÂŽ There was no mention of replacing Obamacare with something else; instead the act is being dismantled piece by piece. This is a disservice to Americans who need affordable, quality health care Â„ a need more pressing than ever in an era when part-time jobs and contractual services are growing. There have been a variety of bipartisan plans offered in Congress to provide near-universal health care, but none have gone anywhere. One conservative proposal would use federal block grants to the states to help consumers buy coverage; in addition, health savings accounts would be expanded. Medicaid would be repealed and vouchers would be used to help people buy coverage. The fact is Medicaid has such low reimbursement rates in some cases that it has been difÂ“cult to Â“nd providers. Republicans like vouchers and health savings accounts, but the problem always comes with funding them at realistic and adequate levels. End the drug gag orde r How rigged has the game become when it comes to high prescription drug prices? It has become so rigged that some pharmacists are banned from telling Medicare consumers they can save money by paying cash rather than using insurance. Yes, if a consumer asks, the pharmacist is allowed to answer. But how is an uninformed consumer supposed to know they can ask in the Â“rst place? According to Kaiser Health News, out of 9.5 million Medicare Part D prescriptions, the cash price was lower than the co-payment in 1 of 4 cases. And patients have overpaid by more than 33 percent when purchasing 12 of the most commonly prescribed drugs. The gag order goes against everything that makes America great, and it should be eliminated. End roadblocks for generic s Another example of the rigged game of drug prices: generic drugmakers have been blocked from producing cheaper drugs because brand name companies stall in providing samples for testing. The federal government logically requires generic drugmakers to prove that their products are functionally equivalent to the brand names. But the Food and Drug Administration has listed 50 drugs whose brand manufacturers withheld or refused to provide samples. This leads to two logical questions: Â€ WhereÂs the enforcement to make sure manufacturers provide samples? Â€ Why not start Â“ning manufacturers for failing to meet reasonable deadlines? Fighting opioid deaths Deaths due to opioid overdoses could be dramatically reduced if antidotes were readily available. One solution involves reducing the price of naloxone; the federal government has the authority to use a patented invention without permission of its patent holder so long as the government pays reasonable compensation. This means the government could purchase generic versions of naloxone and distribute them to government agencies as a public health matter. Based on the shocking surge of overdose deaths, this is a public health emergency that warrants federal action. An editorial from the Jacksonville Florida Ti mes-Union.A public health emergencyYOUR VIEW Psychology of school shootingsA preoccupation with video games that deal in violence and movies portraying violence can turn a kid into a killer. Children today spend countless hours practicing violent video games, so called murder simulators. The whole mentality, the whole design is a how-to manual for killing without a conscience. They teach you to associate pleasure with death and human suffering and you are learning to like it. It provides the motor skills that make you capable of extraordinary arts of accuracy with the weapon. Violent video games found in arcades and homes across America teach you to Â“re, shoot. DonÂt wait for the target to drop, you donÂt have time; go from one to the next and you get bonus points. The more you kill, the higher the score. On video screens the blood doesnÂt smell, you canÂt touch or feel it so you become desensitized and the natural reluctance to kill another person is overcome. They are more than just games. They are a mechanism, which equips one to take his fantasies and turn them into reality. Violent movies starring teen idols can lead one down a path that says violence is good, violence is great. You feel like a hero. The slow motion aspects makes it all the more mesmerizing. Some disturbed individuals will react inadvertently to all kinds of things and will imitate what they see in the movies. The video and entertainment industry are responsible for what they put on the market. When a disturbed individual is bombarded with violent images and then goes out and executes them, we should not be surprised. Until we stop this the killings wonÂt stop. Dorothy Smalls Lake Placid How to safely increase running speed Running, walking, biking, swimming, require great amount of physical movement. As a teenager you had boundless energy. As we age we begin to slow down because we think we must. As a mature adult you canÂt be running around the neighborhood like a youngster. This is the axiom you must daily repeat to yourself: The human body is made to move. Stop moving and atrophy sets in then death. Well, so what, we all will die sooner or later. Yes, and you just chose sooner. Example: a friend was a seasoned Â“nishing carpenter. He retired at 65. Took odd jobs now and then. Then decided to watch T.V. all day. He was dead at 69, weak heart just gave out. Atrophy did its job quickly. This is how to increase running speed. First, Â“nd your running rhythm. Everyone has a different swag. Find the one that you are most comfortable, the one that gives you an air of satisfaction. If you cadence run, run for a hand count. Otherwise run normally for three minutes. Run fast for one minute, slow down to the 3 minute speed. If you are not Â“t enough to complete this system, then do it by the half mile, or mile or by the block. Run comfortable, run fast, run comfortable, run fast. This system is vital to do even if you do not want to increase speed but durability. If you never increase speed once in a while it will slow your comfortable tempo and eventually you will slump over and grimace with each step. After all, a Â“t person can run a marathon in his driveway.Ralph Bell Lake PlacidShe was a tiny lady, standing just 4-foot-10, but donÂt let the size fool you. She was a strong lady Âƒ in her faith, her love for her family, and her love and support of her husband. My aunt was 90 when she passed away last week. About three years ago she had suffered a stroke, and she never clearly recovered from that. Still, that little lady continued to love her family with all of her heart and continued to go to church faithfully and study her Bible until she just couldnÂt do it anymore. My aunt and uncle celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary last November. I had gone home the year before when the family gathered to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary and my uncleÂs 90th birthday. Talk about a couple of things to celebrate! IÂm so glad I was there. It was a quick trip. My parents had gone up the week before not knowing that my son and I had been secretly planning to also make the trip and surprise everyone. I talked to my parents through the week, never hinting about our plans. We left one early Thursday morning and made it into our hometown the next night. We messed around the next day, checking out the neighborhood where I grew up, the schools I attended and the park near the river where we frequently had family picnics. Sunday morning we headed to the small country church maybe a half-mile down the road from my uncle and auntÂs home. Bible study had already started, but we quickly found a seat near one of my cousins. I put my Â“nger to my lips to keep him from whispering anything loudly. Before the service started, I walked towards the front and tapped my dad on the shoulder, took a few more steps forward and, like always, looked at my uncle and said, ÂWell, hey there good lookinÂ.ÂŽ While my dad was still working on getting the look of shock off his face and my mother was sitting next to him with a huge smile on hers, my uncle in his still towering height stood up and wrapped his big arms around me in a welcoming hug. We pulled off the surprise visit, even if it was for a short time. Following church service we went into town where a reception was held at the school where some of my cousins had attended. I donÂt know exactly how many were there, but I was able to see cousins from another part of MomÂs family that I hadnÂt seen in a while. See, Mom has three siblings (she had two more, but both of them died before she was born). Her sister has four children, one brother has 10 children and the brother I was there to help celebrate has eight children. ThatÂs a lot of cousins, just on my momÂs side of the family. My mom suffered with a lot of illness while we lived in Illinois; thatÂs actually what caused us to move to Florida. During her hospital stays, my two siblings and I would stay with one or the other of my aunt and uncles, which one usually depended on whether school was in session as one lived within our school district and the other did not. We loved going to their homes for overnight stays. Both lived on farms so there was always plenty to do and lots of animals to be around. Although itÂs more than 40 years, that hasnÂt changed a bit. My aunt and uncle that we were there to celebrate made a regular habit of having a family gathering out by the pond in the pasture at least once a weekend, and especially when they knew we would be up for a visit. As many of the family members that could attend on a monthly basis would be there to spend good quality family time together. IÂve always admired how close they are as a family unit. One of my cousins lives in Texas, but she is the only one to live more than 20 miles away from my aunt and uncle. One cousin is their next door neighbor Âƒ a quarter mile down the road on the other side of the cornÂ“eld. When my aunt passed away last week the family was already large in number. I already mentioned the eight cousins, but there are also 23 grandchildren and she was awaiting the birth of her 50th great-grandchild, due to arrive sometime this month. Those numbers do not include spouses, so do the math and you can imagine what Christmas had to be like around the house because I promise you as many of them as possible would make a stop at their grandparents before the day would be over. ThatÂs the kind of family I grew up in. Women who are strong in their faith and in their love for their husbands and their children. We may not all be able to gather on a regular basis like my cousins do at my aunt and uncleÂs home, but the love is there in each of our parentsÂ homes. The love that my aunt and uncle shared was evident in their everyday lives. Whether it was a puzzle that they tried to get us to solve, a gentle touch on the shoulder as one walked by or the playfullness of smearing cake frosting on each otherÂs nose, their love was the kind all of us would be lucky to have. Romona Washington is executive editor of the Highlands News-Sun. Contact her at romona. firstname.lastname@example.org .The love of a lifetimeAt RandomROMONA WASHINGTON
Monday, July 2, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 www.highlandsnewssun.com Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. POLICE BLOTTERThe following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on June 22: Jovan Thomas Harris, 21, Sebring, on charges of possession of a weapon by convicted felon. Brisa Elena Luevano, 18, Avon Park, charged with larceny. Kitaki T. Roberts, 29, Largo, charged with aggravated assault with deadly weapon. Matthew Shane Tate, 38, Okeechobee, charged with probation violation. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on June 23:Shelby Cheyanne Brown, 21, Lake Placid, on charges of drug equipment possession, drug possession and probation violation. Earl Nicholas Shuler, 30, Sebring, on charges of marijuana possession, drug equipment possession and cocaine possession. Corey Dion Strong, 41, Sebring, on charges of cocaine possession, driving on suspended license, marijuana possession and drug equipment possession. Robert Michael Wallace, 35, Sebring, on charges of corrupt by threat public servant or family, battery and resisting an ofÂ“cer. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on June 24:Gerald Lamar Boyd, 37, Sebring, charged with probation violation. Stanley Bernard, Holdman, 37, Sebring, on charges of drug equipment possession, drug trafÂ“cking, resisting an ofÂ“cer, destroying evidence and probation violation. Wendy McSwain, 38, charged with driving on suspended license. Sirwarren Lamar Moreland, 26, Avon Park, on charges of drug possession, marijuana possession and drug equipment possession. Adam Edward Ramsey, 35, Wauchula, on charges of probation violation, drug possession and drug equipment possession. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on June 25:Kristopher Lavonne Bailey, 31, Avon Park, on two charges of probation violation. Christopher Jon Draper, 39, Avon Park, indecent exposure and lewd and lascivious behavior. Terrell Wondell GrifÂ“n, 42, Avon Park, on two charges of battery. Jomorris Tysheim Mack, 22, Sebring, on charges of using a Â“rearm during a felony, premeditated Â“rst degree murder, discharge a Â“rearm from a vehicle, possession of a Â“rearm by convicted felon and Â“ring a missile into dwelling, vehicle, building or aircraft. Caroline Laguerre Morales, 21, Avon Park, charged with cruelty towards a child. Joel William Vadi, 23, Sebring, on charges of dealing in stolen property, burglary and two charges of larceny. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on June 26:Samantha Lynn BarÂ“eld, 34, Lake Placid, charged with drug possession. Ronald Leslie Hope, 27, Lake Placid, on charges of criminal mischief, burglary, marijuana possession, drug possession and drug equipment possession. Charles Allen Moore, 41, Sebring, charged with two counts of failure of sex offender to properly register. Darryl Gene Taylor, 19, Sebring, on charges of drug equipment possession and two charges of marijuana possession. Ashley Jayne Townsend, 28, Sebring, charged with probation violation. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on June 27:Carlos Wade Bush, 57, Avon Park, charged with probation violation. Michael Morrison Dodd, 21, Zephyrhills, on charges of grand theft, dealing in stolen property, grand theft of Â“rearm and burglary. William Lloyd Rook, 34, Sebring, charged with battery. Riley Carrington Thompson, 21, Lake Placid, on charges of drug possession and drug equipment possession. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on June 28:Chad Everett Kellogg, 41, Avon Park, charged with probation violation. Holly Ann Kelsey, 34, Sebring, charged with probation violation. Danny Richard Shay, 59, Avon Park, on charges of fraudulent use of a credit card, larceny, criminal use of personal ID (four counts), marijuana possession, drug equipment possession and cocaine possession. Bonnie Lee Spiegel, 55, Avon Park, on charges of drug equipment possession, marijuana possession and cocaine possession. Leslie James Stevenson, 38, Tampa, charged with probation violation. Highlands County road projects for which the Florida Department of Transportation has issued a road advisory: Â€Commercial Drive Behind the Fairmount Cinema Square Shopping Plaza: Crews are working on ditches. Crews will be working on this project through Friday, July 6. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving Commercial Drive while making repairs to the outfall ditch. Â€US 27 Southbound between Golfview Road and Tubbs Road: Crews will reconstruct the driveway/connection at the old Mexican restaurant location and adjacent property. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Â€ US 27 Northbound between CR 17 and the Polk County line: Crews will be investigating the underground utilities. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Â€ US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from US 27 to Self Avenue: Crews will be replacing existing roadway with concrete pavement on US 27 southbound from West Pleasant Street to Paulk Street, US 27 northbound from Dyal Street to West Hill Street, and on SR 64 from Self Avenue to US 27. The contractor will also be milling and resurfacing the existing roadway on US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from Collier Avenue to Self Avenue, installing curb and gutter, installing trafÂ“c separators, sidewalks, trafÂ“c signals, street lights, and signing and pavement markers. The contractor is Concrete Services, LLC. Estimated project completion date is spring 2020. A single continuous lane closure on US 27 will be in place during intersection construction. Additional lane closures, single-lane Â”agging operations, and temporary lane shifts will occur during nighttime/ overnight hours on US 27 and SR 64. Motorists should expect lane closures on US 27 during overnight hours from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and intermittent single-lane Â”agging operations on SR 64 during the daytime. All US 27 trafÂ“c lanes have shifted eastward and reduced to two lanes in each direction. Â€US 27 in front of Home Depot: Crews are working on ditches. Crews will be closing lanes intermittently through Friday, July 6. There will be a crane brought in to reset existing structure. Â€ US 27 from Hammock Road to Golfview Road: Crews are repairing ditches. Crews will be closing lanes intermittently through Friday, July 6. Â€ SR 70 from US 27 to CR 721: Crews will be performing weed control and trimming trees along the guardrail in this area. Motorists should use caution and expect intermittent lane closures eastbound and westbound from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Â€SR 66 from Highlands/Hardee County Line to west of US 27/US 98: Crews have repaved approximately 9 miles of roadway on both the eastbound and westbound lanes of SR 66 from the Highlands/ Hardee County Line to US 27. Additional improvements include the addition of a right turn lane on to Skipper Road, widening the right turn lanes on to South George Boulevard, Sparta Road, and Woodland Creek Trail, installing drainage, curb and gutter, guardrail, pavement markings, and signage. Please use caution in this area and be aware of crews working close to the roadway. Estimated project completion is this summer. The contractor is Lawrence Lynch Corporation.County road work advisories issuedSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN
A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.coma train goes through his neighborhood. ÂCSX trains are twice the decibel level of Amtrak trains. These trains wake everyone up. ItÂs sound pollution. I represent hundreds of people who live in this area,ÂŽ Varrieur said. ÂMy property values are being held hostage by CSX, because homeowners must disclose that CSX trains come through the area at night. We are unjustly taxed by sound pollution that doesnÂt have to happen,ÂŽ he said. Varrieur researched the issue and found that Florida Statute 351.03 spelled out criteria for establishing a whistle ban. SpeciÂ“cally, F.S. 351.03 states: (4)(a) The Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration may authorize a municipality or county to implement a whistle ban provided the following conditions are met: 1. A trafÂ“c operations system is implemented to secure railroad-highway grade crossings for the purpose of preventing vehicles from going around, under, or through lowered railroad gates. 2. The municipality or county has in effect an ordinance that unconditionally prohibits the sounding of railroad train horns and whistles during the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. at all public railroad-highway grade crossings within the municipality or county and where the municipality, county, or state has erected signs at the crossing announcing that railroad train horns and whistles may not be sounded during such hours. Signs so erected shall be in conformance with the uniform system of trafÂ“c control devices as speciÂ“ed in s. 316.0745. ÂThe county commission needs to pass a simple ordinance per the statute that unconditionally prohibits the sounding of railroad train horns and whistles between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.,ÂŽ Varrieur said. Linda Conrad, zoning supervisor for Highlands County, said, ÂWe are still researching [the quiet zone] at this time. At this point, a decision has not been made. I donÂt have complete answers. ÂWe will meet with our supervisor, Randy Vosburg, Highlands County administrator, to discuss this [quiet zone]. This is just staff review at this time, because someone in the general public asked about it,ÂŽ she said. ÂWhenever citizens come to the county and ask us to look into something, we will, but we must check the feasibility of it. ÂThis is a federal requirement,ÂŽ Conrad said. ÂItÂs a little different than changing county codes.ÂŽ Some controversy exists about implementing whistle bans. The U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration published a study in 1995 called ÂFloridaÂs Whistle Ban.ÂŽ The study states: ÂThere is a strong correlation between nighttime whistle bans and the number of accidents at highway-rail crossings.ÂŽ When whistle bans became effective on FloridaÂs east coast, Âthe nighttime accident rate at affected crossings tripled after whistle bans were imposed,ÂŽ the study stated. Supporters of the whistle ban refer to the website stopthetrainhorns.com, which states, ÂIn 2005, the Federal Railroad Administration took over jurisdiction of Quiet Zones, and mandated signiÂ“cantly upgraded supplemental safety measures in 2006. We have every reason to believe based on available data that those upgraded SSMs are doing the job quite well.ÂŽ WHISTLEFROM PAGE 1 worked to create the event and now its current director, says it was the Âoutpouring of support from civic groups, the city, individual volunteers, the Sebring Police and Fire departments and the SheriffÂs OfÂ“ceÂŽ that made the event possible in the Â“rst place and allowed it to blossom. ÂWe couldnÂt do without them and the effort everyone makes,ÂŽ he added In fact, when the Highlands News-Sun approached Andrews, Jeff Carlson and Kevin Shutt, who assist Andrews in directing the event, for the name of a volunteer to honor as the Unsung Hero for June in recognition of the Tri, they were reluctant to name just one person. ÂItÂs stressful,ÂŽ Andrews said. ÂThere are a lot of moving parts and a core of dedicated volunteers who all deserve recognition.ÂŽ For example, Andrews said, in addition to Âa ton of individualsÂŽ who have helped out year after year, there are groups who receive donations in return for Â“elding at least a 15-member team to help with the race. Youths from Grace Bible Church and Bible Fellowship Church turn out, as well as the Sebring High School Band, the cheerleading squad and volleyball team. Students from Walker Memorial Academy, Lake Placid Youth Football, and the Lake Placid High School 20/20 graduation project also take part, as do the Highlands Peddlers Bicycle Club and One Hope United. ÂBut,ÂŽ Andrews said somewhat reluctantly Â„ only because he has such a wealth of people with community spirit from which to choose Â„Â Mike RitaccoÂŽÂ„ one of the triathlonÂs coordinators Â„ Âreally stands out as a leader in the event. For the three days straight of the event he works hands on. And heÂs there from the Â“rst planning meeting to the Â“nal cleanup. Mike is an excellent example of what makes this event a successful one of many. WeÂre really pleased to say thank you to him. Like our other core volunteers he understands the race, the pain and effort the participants put into it. HeÂs knowledgeable and experienced.ÂŽ Ritacco was born in Miami, but moved to Lake Placid with his family when very young. He graduated from Lake Placid High School in the 1980s. ÂI call Lake Placid home, no question,ÂŽ he said, adding heÂd played football in high school and Âstill bleeds green.ÂŽ After going out of state to college, and spending several years teaching and coaching in Ocala, Ritacco returned to Lake Placid. He worked in a couple of different Â“elds before joining the YMCA to work with youngsters and as a personal trainer. He later moved to a small independent business that gives him free time to volunteer during the Heartland Triathlon. An active athlete, he had participated in at least one Heartland Tri when Cherise Star, the eventÂs original director, approached the YMCA seeking help and volunteers. Ritacco was asked to serve on the Tri board representing the YMCA. HeÂs been a regular volunteer for years. For the last several years he coordinates the running portion of the event. The run is now restricted to SebringÂs downtown. The athletes run up and down each of the spoke streets and around the Circle Â… where 300 gallons of water are handed out at three water stations. City workers and law enforcement ofÂ“cers block off the ends of the streets. Fifty volunteers help the professionals and serve at the water stations. ÂWe couldnÂt put on the race without those folks,ÂŽ Ritacco said, Âthe police, sheriffÂs deputies, and city workers. We all work so well together now; we do a great job. I say we because I see the same guys every year and they make me look good. ÂThe behind-thescenes people deserve so much more credit than they get,ÂŽ Ritacco said, adding Âthe participants, especially the adults, do know how much work the volunteers do Â… you see them thanking them after the race.ÂŽUNSUNGFROM PAGE 1 COURTESY PHOTOMike Ritacco runs along with a Heartland Triathlon participant. He has been involved with the Triathlon since its inception. For the past several years he has coordinated the running portion of the event. ItÂs not just the adults that get help and encouragement from Heartland Triathlon volunteer Mike Ritacco. He can also be found huddling with the young athletes as well. hurricanes in the space of a month in 2004. They found the Highlands Social Dance Club and danced there for years before forming the LPBD. The LPBD meets once a month at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge, where Guirola offers free dance lessons before the start of the themed dances. Dance themes in the past have been Woodstock, Roaring Â20s and holiday-themed. ÂI thought if we started a legacy Â„ itÂs been seven years Â„ someone would take it over some day,ÂŽ Susie Lee said. ÂThese people that are in our group are different. ThereÂs never any animosity like you see in other groups. Everyone just chips in and helps. They have just been a friendly group.ÂŽ She recalls a time when Larry was sick and she was wondering how things were going to get done in time for the dance. She was pleasantly surprised when the members showed up at the Elks Lodge early to decorate in time for the dance. ÂItÂs an act of love; if you love what you do, itÂs not work,ÂŽ she said. She fondly remembers Mat Delaney, then-editor for the Highlands Sun. ÂWithout him, we wouldnÂt have a dance hall. We ran out of room at two locations before moving to the Elks,ÂŽ Lee said. ÂI just love the Highlands Sun.ÂŽ According to Lee, Delaney had contacts at the location. Delaney will remember the Lees fondly. ÂIt was a pleasure to have a front row seat and witness the Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers evolve from an idea to a regularly scheduled social and recreational opportunity for a wide range of ages,ÂŽ Delaney said. ÂIt was the vision and determination of Larry and Susie Lee that made LPBD a reality. It is my hope that other dancers will take leadership roles and continue to build LPBD. ItÂs become a part of the community and a vital social link for many of the dancers. I will miss my friendship with Larry and Susie. I wish all the best for both of them.ÂŽ Susie Lee shared some of her favorite memories. ÂA favorite memory for Susie Lee was when Stormy Thompson brought a hearse to the dance on Halloween,ÂŽ Lee said. ÂHe had a stuffed body in the cofÂ“n, and when the back opened, the body would make noises. Everyone went out to take pictures. It was bedlam.ÂŽ She said she will miss the people that are in the club. ÂThey show each other love,ÂŽ she said. ÂYou know when people love you, you feel it. They are my family; they are from every walk of life.ÂŽDANCEFROM PAGE 1 keep cattle healthy. TauchenÂs family has owned a cattle ranch in Sebring for more than 100 years. When asked why she wanted to compete, she became a little teary eyed and responded, ÂI want to do everything in my power to take care of my future ranch and help my dad take care of the family ranch. What better way to learn about the beef industry and make connections than to participate in the Florida CattlemenÂs Sweetheart competition?ÂŽ As part of her role as FCA Sweetheart, Tauchen is required to attend 10 different speaking engagements. She will give a PowerPoint presentation on how having beef in a diet can help prevent diabetes, arthritis, obesity and sarcopenia, or skeletal muscle loss. In TauchenÂs presentation, she compares the amount of calories and protein found in various food sources. For example, she states that there are 25 grams of protein in a 3-ounce serving of lean beef with only 154 calories compared to 25 grams of protein found in three cups of quinoa with 666 calories. Tauchen informs people that eating beef can help them get the protein they need without excessive calories. In addition to making presentations, she will be required do write a monthly column for the Florida CattlemenÂs Association. Tauchen is excited about writing the articles, because she is a journalism major at the University of Florida and she loves to write. She plans to visit various family ranches and spend a day with each of them. ÂI will interview the family ranchers and learn from people who have been in the industry for a long time,ÂŽ she said. Tauchen feels one of the biggest problems in the beef industry is lack of public knowledge. ÂYou donÂt go a day without using a beef by-product, even if you donÂt eat beef,ÂŽ she said. Glue, paint, marshmallows and asphalt all use beef by-products. According to Tauchen, some people are concerned about the care of animals. ÂThrough programs like Beef Quality Assurance, we make sure animals are not abused and they get proper care,ÂŽ Tacuhen said. This program makes sure ranchers use safe veterinary practices and keep good records about their care of animals. There are regulations regarding pen size to keep cattle from being stressed and regulations regarding how far away fertilizer should be kept from cattle to maintain their health and safety. ÂI am really honored to be the FCA Sweetheart. It means a lot for my family and my county. My parents are very proud,ÂŽ Tauchen said. ÂAll the girls who competed were very knowledgeable and friendly Â„ sweethearts, literally in every sense of the word.ÂŽSWEETFROM PAGE 1 COURTESY PHOTOEight contestants vied for the role of FCA Sweetheart, a position that requires them to trav el around Florida representing the beef industry. From left, 2017 FCA Sweetheart Milli Jones celebrates with 2018 FCA Sweetheart Elizabeth Tauchen.
Monday, July 2, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A9 www.highlandsnewssun.com LOCAL SPORTSFARA returns to SebringSingle day event packs in plenty of racing actionSEBRING Â… The Formula & Automobile Racing Association is gearing up for another stop at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday and will give fans a solid day of racing action, capped off by the three-hour Sebring 300. There are several other changes in the schedule, which should make the event more fun for the fans, the two 30-minute Miata Cup races and the 30-minute Porsche Challenge race, which will serve as a warm-up to the main event. FARA has had a number of talented drivers climb through its ranks and you still see professional drivers competing in the various FARA races depending on their schedules. Trans Am champions Ernie Francis Jr. and Shane Lewis are familiar faces to FARA fans, as is Whelen Engineering driver Eric Curran, who will be in Canada with the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday, but with the Trans Am series having a break, several of its BY ALLEN MOODYHIGHLANDS SUN EDITOR ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 230 Corvette Daytona Prototype captured last yearÂs FARA feature race at Sebring Interenational Raceway. FARA | 10On Tuesday, June 26, the MenÂs League at Spring Lake played a Pick Your Partner Two Man One Best Ball competition on the Panther Creek golf course. There were two Â”ights. In the A Flight, Steve Gorham and Edd Vowels won Â“rst place with a net 63 best ball strokes. Mr. Gorham won Â“ve holes outright, while Mr. Vowels won four holes; they tied the other 9 holes. Bill Burress and Rich Strawn took second place with 68 best ball strokes. Mr. Burress, with a 2 handicap on Panther, took seven holes while the loquacious Mr. Strawn took three holes; with the other 8 holes being tied between them. Will David and Leon Van teamed up to take third place with 69 net strokes. Mr. Van, who maintains the handicap data base, won six holes outright while Mr. David took four holes, with the other eight holes tied. Any golfer who would like to play in the league can either call Mr. Van at 863-393-4364 Â„ or just show up on Tuesday morning prior to 7:30 a.m. There was a tie for Â“rst place in the B Flight Â„ at 65 net strokes Â„ between Bill Lawens and Bob Rider and the team of Vern Hoffman and Don Cunning. The Lawens/Rider team tied with each winning six holes and tying the other six holes. Mr. Cunning had a real good day, taking eight holes to Mr. HoffmanÂs four holes and tying the other six. Third place went to Larry Colclasure and Ed GrifÂ“th at 68 strokes, with Mr. GrifÂ“th having a super day Â„ taking 10 holes to Mr. ColclasureÂs four holes and only 4 holes tied... It was another great day of golf among the retirees at Spring Lake Golf Resort.FIRECRACKER 5K slated for July 4The annual FIRECRACKER 5K Run/ Walk to celebrate the nationÂs birthday has been set for Wednesday, July 4 at Highlands Hammock State Park with a 7:30 a.m. start. Hosted by the Central Florida Striders, the race will feature numerous competitors decked out in red, white and blue running gear. The race entry is $25. Those needing an entry form may email race director Chet Brojek at: email@example.com and the coach will send one out to you. Online registration is available at: endurancesportstiming.com. Come join the fun as they celebrate the fourth with a great run in the park.Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium 5KThose who are interested in running or walking the Tom McDonald Caladium 5K Race on Saturday, July 28, at 7 a.m. can pick-up registration forms in the church ofÂ“ce of First Presbyterian Church in Lake Placid or on the church website at fpclp. com. The entry fee for the race is $20 through Friday, July 20 and $30 from July 22nd to race day. The race is sponsored by the Lake Placid Christian Ministerial Association and will beneÂ“t The SamaritanÂs Touch Care Center. If you would like to volunteer to help with the race Saturday morning, please call the church ofÂ“ce at 465-2742.Spring Lake golf actionBY JIM FOOTESPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN Chevrolet announced today that Corvette Racing will close its 20th season of competition in grand style by competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) 2018 race in Shanghai. The C7.R racecar, which will wear a special Redline livery for the competition, will be the Â“rst factory-run Corvette to race in Asia. The 6 Hours of Shanghai will take place from November 16-18 at the 16-turn, 5.45-km Shanghai International Circuit. Built in 2004, the venue plays host to a number of motorsportsÂ top championships, including the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix.Corvette Racing will compete in ShanghaiSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNWeatherTech SportsCar Championship team will enter WECÂs 6 Hours of Shanghai FIA/WEC PHOTOThe No. 64 Corvette Racing C7.R in its special livery for Shanghai.CORVETTE | 10 If there was any doubt that SebringÂs Sick Sideways Racing Team was going to be a force in the 2018 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich season, those were put to rest last weekend at Road America. With team owner John Dean II leading the way with a pair of victories, the team earned two podiums in each race and now have three drivers in the top Â“ve of the season standings. ÂRoad America Â„ IÂve always qualiÂ“ed really well there, taken a lot of track records and a lot of poles, but I havenÂt really won a lot there or havenÂt been on the podium as much as youÂd think I would have been, so that made the double win a bit emotional,ÂŽ Dean said. It became apparent right from the start Â„ to Dean at least Â„ that he had a car capable of taking him to Victory Lane. Others may not have known it becuase his transponder wasnÂt working in Practice 1, but it did work the rest of the way and showed Dean record the fastest time in Practice 2, dominate the qualifying sessions, with multiple laps faster than the second-fastest driver and of course, take both wins. ÂIt was just a fantastic weekend for me personally,ÂŽ Dean said. ÂI was lucky enough to enjoy standing on the podium with a teammate in both races, with Selin (Rollan) Â“nishing third in Race 1 and Sparky (Nathanial Sparks) Â“nishing second in Race 2. As a team, we took four out of six trophies and thatÂs huge. The only thing that was kind of a bummer was our other drivers had some bad luck this weekend, but we walk away with everybody gunning for us and thatÂs a pretty good feeling.ÂŽ Dean, Rollan and Ashton Harrison went to Roebling Raceway to do some testing and Dean made quite a few changes to his car before Road America. ÂThe car was awful to drive,ÂŽ Dean said. ÂWhen we left Roebling I told the guys Âthis car is starting to feel really good.Â It takes a while to build Sick Sideways racing alongBy ALLEN MOODYHIGHLANDS SUN EDITORSebring race team looks to ride big weekend in MX-5 Cup Series MAZDA MOTORSPORTS PHOTOSebringÂs John Dean II, right, on his way to victory at Road America. SebringÂs John Dean has a lot to be smiling about after two wins at Road America last weekend. RACING | 10
A10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com drivers may wind up in Sebring. FARA does things a bit different than other series and they have two primary goals Â„ make the racing as good as possible for the drivers Â„ and make it a fan-friendly event that is affordable for the entire family. In 2012, FARA introduced what are known as Courtesy Tickets, in which you only pay for parking. Courtesy Tickets for the Sebring 500 will be available at all Alan Jay Automotive Network dealerships or online at www.farausa.com, and with one you pay just $20 for parking in the paddock area or $10 to park in the inÂ“eld area for an entire carload of fans. ÂMaking it affordable is the whole idea,ÂŽ FARa Chief Operating OfÂ“cer Carlos Mendez said. ÂThere arenÂt too many places you can take an entire family for the day for $20.ÂŽ Mendez said he was appreciative of all the support the series has gotten from the Alan Jay Automotive Network. ÂWeÂve gotten support from Alan Jay since Day 1,ÂŽ he said. ÂThey have been great.ÂŽ Gates will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, which is when cars will take to the track for practice and qualifying. The Â“rst race of the day will be the Â“rst Miata Cup race at 10 a.m. ÂWeÂre excited to come to Sebring and put on a great show for the fans,ÂŽ Mendez said. ÂTell everybody to pack a cooler and come out for a great day of racing.ÂŽ For more information and a complete schedule visit www.farausa. com.FARAFROM PAGE 9 ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 31 Lamborghini Gallardo races in last yearÂs FARA event at Sebring International Raceway. Corvette is a global icon that we are excited to be bringing to race in China Â… the second largest market for Chevrolet,ÂŽ said Scott Lawson, general director of Chevrolet for SAIC-GM. The WEC is one of the worldÂs key sports car series that features racing at venues across the world with all races being at least six hours in duration. The Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race is the WECÂs most famous stop and it features twice in the 2018-2019 calendar. It tests not only speed and driving skills, but also the stability and fuel economy of cars in extreme driving. ÂCorvette Racing has proven itself as a world-class racing program,ÂŽ said Mark Kent, Chevrolet director of Motorsports Competition. ÂCompeting in the Shanghai race provides us an additional opportunity to test ourselves against the top manufacturers and teams in the FIA WEC.ÂŽ Corvette Racing has won 107 races around the world and 12 manufacturer championships in International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) competition to go with 11 driverÂs championships in IMSA. Corvette has 11 class victories at Sebring, eight at Le Mans and three in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Racing has been part of ChevroletÂs DNA since the brand was established by race car driver Louis Chevrolet more than a century ago. This performance-inspired DNA continues to inÂ”uence the entire Chevrolet lineup today. Redline The Corvette C7.R will wear a special Redline livery for the race in Shanghai to promote the launch of the special edition in China across ChevroletÂs portfolio. Redline made its global debut in concept form at the 2015 SEMA Show. Inspired by a strong positive response, it became the broadest cross-portfolio special edition ever offered by Chevrolet. Last year, Chevrolet introduced its Redline special edition portfolio for China at Auto Guangzhou 2017 and announced that four Redline models will enter the domestic market in 2018. In the future, nearly all Chevrolet models in China will have Redline variants. ÂChevrolet is strengthening its brand in China by boosting our product lineup and our overall customer and ownership experience. We have begun rolling out our more youthful and sporty Redline edition to help us reach younger customers,ÂŽ said Lawson. Corvette Racing is no stranger to the WEC, having been a Â“xture at Le Mans for many years and just placing Â“fth with the No. 63 car, which competes as the No. 3 car in the WeatherTech series. The No. 63 team scraped and clawed for positions the entire 24 hours. Garcia began the race ninth, and the Corvette never fell below that the entire way. Despite lacking overall pace all three drivers, the crew and race engineers worked tirelessly to hover around the top-Â“ve before the Corvette settled into Â“fth place inside the Â“nal quarter of the race. ÂAt the end of the day, starting ninth and Â“nishing in Â“fth in the toughest GTE Pro class this race has even seen is nothing to be ashamed of,ÂŽ said driver Mike Rockenfeller. ÂO bviously our goal was different and at certain stages in the race we were really competitive. Unfortunately the safety cars split the GTE group in two and basically decided the race, which is a bummer except for the ones that got lucky. ItÂs part of the race of course, and itÂs happened here before. Apart from that itÂs been a great experience for me to do my Â“rst Le Mans with the Corvette team. IÂve learned a lot and still have a lot to learn about the Corvette. In the end we did our best, made no mistakes, not on the track nor in the pit, so we have nothing to be ashamed of.ÂŽ The No. 64 car retired with mechanical issues.CORVETTEFROM PAGE 9 ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 3 Corvette Racing C7.R competing in this yearÂs 12 Hours of Sebring.the conÂ“dence back up in the machinery. After Practice 1 I had a little more conÂ“dence in the car. ÂI was a little concerned because in the past that car felt really good for three laps and then it became hard to drive as the tires wore. I still had that in the back of my mind. When we were halfway done with Race 1 I realized I had an amazing racecar. I went from hating that car to loving it in one race.ÂŽ Dean and Sparks have been together for quite a few years, but the rest of the team is new and Dean said theyÂre a great collection of characters. ÂYou have Ashton, sheÂs just this crazy, bubbly fun girl and is an amazing driver,ÂŽ he said. ÂShe has a ton of talent and is very fast, sheÂs just trying to Â“gure out racecraft techniques and stuff and we have Brooks (Leal) and heÂs getting faster every weekend. Selin has a very dry humor and it takes a little while to understand him and get him out of his shell a little bit. We have Robert Noaker, a 14-year-old kid with a ton of talent.ÂŽ Dean said collectively, the group is about as different as can be, which is one of the things that makes racing together so much fun. ÂWe have this very odd mixture of people,ÂŽ he said. ÂEverybody looks so different, everybody acts so different, but then you put us in the same room together and it is hysterical. We have so much fun, but at the same time weÂre really serious about the driving. But to have that atmosphere, weÂre at these races and to us theyÂre a big deal, we feel like thereÂs a lot on the line and gets you tense, but this group kind of melts some of that away. Without those guys it wouldnÂt be as much fun.ÂŽ Dean is in third place in the season standings, trailing leader Nikko Reger by 30 points, but was 55 points behind before Road America and has plenty of time to make up more ground with six races remaining. Rollan is fourth and Sparks is Â“fth, while Rollan holds a pretty big lead in the Rookie of the Year standings with 109 points, while Noaker is second with 59, but Dean said itÂs too early to count Noaker out just yet. ÂHeÂs had a little misfortune with a mechanical failure at Road America, but so did Selin,ÂŽ Dean said. ÂSelin is very, very aggressive, which is good and bad. When youÂre aggressive you can make up spots, but you can make mistakes, too. Robert isnÂt as aggressive, but heÂs real smooth. If you watch him at the end of races heÂs real fast. If Robert starts Â“guring out qualifying a little bit and is up a little higher up he could be deadly at the end. IÂm excited to watch the year progress for those two.ÂŽ The series returns to action at Mid-Ohio on July 27 and as always, Sick Sideways will head to the track thinking about what they can do to make themselves better. ÂWe try to be the best that we can and see how it falls on track,ÂŽ Dean said. RACINGFROM PAGE 9 MAZDA MOTORSPORTS PHOTOSick Sideways Racing driver Selin Rollan races on his way to victory at Circuit of the Americas. SM SM 800 U.S. Highway 27 N. Â€ Avon Park 453-7571 Â€ Sebring 385-1731 Â€ Lake Placid 465-77711-800-COOLING State CertiÂ“ ed Licenses: A/C License #CAC023495 Electrical License #13002822 Gas License #21291 adno=3591338Your Carrier dealer. 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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDE SECTION B Monday, July 2, 2018 Some of you have to jump out of bed really fast to mitigate a leg cramp, usually in the back of the calf, or in your thigh. Leg cramps are not only painful, but they are a leading cause of Â“tful sleeping, insomnia and daytime fatigue. They speak to bigger problems too, such as dehydration, nutritional deÂ“ciencies and sometimes depression. This is because the root cause might be due to an imbalance in one of several key minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc or sodium. Today my article will help you deal more effectively with nocturnal leg cramps so you can sleep through the night and feel better during the day. Now, here are a few of the best hacks for leg cramps: Avoid sorbitol. ThereÂs an interesting case study about a 34-year old woman who put herself on a diet that consisted of low sorbitol (and low fructose). She essentially cured herself of long-standing leg cramps within a few weeks. Reduce aspirin and ibuprofen. Many NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inÂ”ammatory drugs) are known to be drug muggers of natural folate. A deÂ“ciency of this B vitamin will produce chronic leg cramps. Take CoQ10 with your statin. If you take a statin like lovastatin, atorvastatin or others, you should be taking CoQ10 or Ubiquinol every day. Avoid large doses of vitamin C. If you take too much vitamin C, it can upset your stomach and cause diarrhea. Then youÂre faced with dehydration and thatÂs a trigger for leg cramps. Cut back on caffeine. Caffeine is a diuretic, so it causes mild dehydration. You may have noticed that on days you drink a lot of coffee, or have several energy drinks, you have more leg cramps. Not only that, but the chlorogenic acid in coffee is a drug mugger for magnesium, iron and zinc. Drink Coconut Water. This is a natural electrolyte, and I think itÂs healthier for you than those strangely colored drinks that are loaded with sugar and artiÂ“cial colors. Heat up a microwavable hot pack. Heat one of these up and itÂs sweet relief on your sore muscles. You can heat it up right after you cramp, and apply it to ease the pain faster. Drink a little pickle juice. This should not help, but it actually does. ItÂs probably from the salt in the Â”avoring or from the vinegar. The salt would help with electrolyte balance, the vinegar might serve as a mild muscle relaxant. Try a massager. The hand-held devices that provide percussion might bring instant relief. There are many at Brookstone, or on Amazon such as the Pure-Wave CM7 Cordless Massager. I have a much longer version of this article that I can send to you. If youÂd like to receive this to your email, please join my online community (200,000 people and going strong!) Just sign up for my free newsletter at suzycohen.com Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of ÂThe 24-Hour PharmacistÂ and ÂReal Solutions.Â For more information, visit www.suzycohen.com. This information is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Always check with your doctor before following any medical advice.9 quick hacks for leg cramps Dear PharmacistSUZY COHEN TALLAHASSEE Â„ Pharmaceutical companies have for the past 20 years barraged the public with commercials about pills that help people lose weight, control cholesterol or soothe irritable bowels. But there remain only Â“ve federally approved drugs for the treatment of dementia and AlzheimerÂs disease, and none cure or stop the memory-robbing diseases from progressing. With the estimated number of people suffering from dementia and AlzheimerÂs disease growing exponentially and optimism for better treatment plans fading, AARP, UnitedHealth Group and Quest Diagnostics announced this week a $75 million commitment to the ÂDementia Discovery Fund,ÂŽ which is aimed at developing new drugs for treating dementia. Yarissa Reyes, state director of communications for the AlzheimerÂs Association, said the additional funding is good news for Florida, where an estimated 540,000 people with AlzheimerÂs disease live. ÂIt also helps the caregivers as well,ÂÂ said Reyes, who noted more than 1.1 million people in Florida care for dementia and AlzheimerÂs patients. ÂThis is a win-win.ÂŽ The AlzheimerÂs Association deÂ“nes dementia as a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. AlzheimerÂs disease is the most common type of dementia, and it causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior, eventually rendering a person unable to perform simple daily activities. The number of people in Florida living with Effort launched to boost AlzheimerÂs treatment ÂThe hope is that this will pay o in terms of more treatments and fewer patients suering from dementiaÂŽÂ„ Dave Bruns, AARP Florida Spokesman By CHRISTINE SEXTONNEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ÂThe funding can be used to support the development of ideas into small companies, or to support drugs that are almost there.ÂŽÂ„ David Kang, director of basic science research at the USF Health Byrd AlzheimerÂs Institute TREAT | 5Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a painful condition in which stomach acid flows up the esophagus and into the mouth. Sometimes called dyspepsia, acid reflux or heartburn, GERD can generate a fiery sensation in the chest and throat that can range from mild to severe.What is GERD? GERD can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender or ethnicity. In the United States, approximately 20 percent of the population has GERD, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Five million Canadians experience heartburn and/or acid regurgitation at least once each week, states the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation. GERD can cause difficulty swallowing, regurgitation of food or sour liquid, a sensation of a lump in the throat, or chest pain, advises the Mayo Clinic. Some people experience intermittent symptoms of GERD, while others experience symptoms with every meal or in between meals. People who have chronic reflux might also suffer from nighttime symptoms, such as disrupted sleep or chronic cough. The NIDDK says GERD also may cause BarrettÂs esophagus, a condition in which tissue that is similar to the intestine replaces the tissue lining the esophagus.Treating symptoms In many mild to moderate cases of reflux, individuals can rely on lifestyle changes and natural remedies to prevent symptoms. Â€ Avoid food triggers. Certain foods and beverages, such as greasy or spicy recipes and alcoholic beverages, can make GERD METRO CREATIVE CONNECTIONSImprove GERD symptoms with natural remedies COURTESY PHOTO/ MCCLosing weight may help reduce symptoms of GERD. GERD | 5
B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com How to help children hear betterItÂs summer time! ItÂs the time of the year that we get outside and play. We travel on vacation to explore different places or to see family and friends. No matter where you go or what you do this summer, one thing is obvious ... the kids are Âout of school.ÂŽ ItÂs summer break. In our area of so many seniors it is especially obvious when we see the surge in youthful activities. Highlands Little Theatre presented the play ÂInto The Woods Jr.ÂŽ featuring the HLT Summer Theatre Institute students. The Circle Theatre is offering an ÂExpressive Art Class for Children ages 3-12 and their parents.ÂŽ ItÂs the Â“rst Thursday of the month from 4-5 p.m. There are tons of fun stuff and the kids are out playing ball, going to dance, to the lake and to the pools. There are kids that are in perfect health and there are kids that are not. There are kids who effortlessly reach their full potential and then there are the ones who have to work extra hard to compete or struggle to Â“t in. I think with most people it Âhurts our heartsÂŽ a little bit when we see a child struggle. No matter what they are struggling with. ItÂs easy to see a physical ailment that can slow them down from running or swimming. If you see them wearing glasses you know they have some problems with their vision. Some things are just Âeasy to spot.ÂŽ Hearing problems are not Âeasy to spot.ÂŽ It is estimated that 34 million children in the world have a disabling hearing loss. Wow! ThatÂs worldwide. In the United States, two to three children out of every 1,000 children are born with a detectable hearing loss. Ninety percent of deaf children are born to parents with normal hearing. This is according to the National Institute of Health (December 2016). That is an overwhelming number of children to try and provide better hearing and a better life too. The Starkey Hearing Technologies Foundation; Starkey Hear Now Foundation provides Hearing Instruments to Children and Adults worldwide. (In our country, patients who qualify receive state of the art hearing instruments provided by the foundation). Our ofÂ“ce is a proud sponsor of this Foundation. In countries other than the United States the Starkey Foundation provides refurbished hearing instruments. So far, the Foundation has provided over 1.1 million hearing aids and batteries to over 100 countries. The Foundation was started over 30 years ago and is the largest foundation for hearing help available today (starkeyhearingfoundation.org). To be this big and resilient they are a Â“nely tuned organization that is guided by the largest hearing manufacturer Starkey Hearing Technologies (established 51 years ago). They recondition all hearing instruments that are donated to them. They melt down the plastics of custom hearing aids and salvage all usable components and put them into behind-the-ear styles. Starkey salvages everything possible. They go on missions, after missions ... to Â“t children and adults with hearing aids and give them a better life. ItÂs mind blowing. We have been on two missions and it changed our lives forever. This summer, as you are enjoying a little bit slower pace, take a few moments and go through your drawers, or ask your parents or grandparents to look for some old hearing aids. If you or someone you know has some old hearing aids laying around, please donate them. They donÂt have to be working. It does not matter if they are missing a piece or a dog chewed them up. There is something out of the hearing aid that can be used or refurbished. Never throw away an old hearing aid. Your donation will provide a child or an adult with better hearing. Some children donÂt play or sing, because they canÂt hear. Your donation of something you are not using and probably no longer need can put a huge smile on someone elseÂs face. If you bring the hearing aids to our ofÂ“ce we will send them to the foundation in your name for you. Our ofÂ“ce is in downtown Sebring, 130 S. Commerce Ave., (Lampe & Kiefer Hearing Aid Center) across from the Habitat for Humanity Resale Store. The foundation will send you a thank you letter for your donation that you can use as an income tax deduction. Thanks for your help. #ToHearBetterIsToLiveBetter!Roseann B. Kiefer, B.A., BC-HIS, is owner of Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center. Sebring, Fla. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Always talk to your doctor before following any medical advice or starting a diet or exercise program. Roseann KieferHEARING MATTERS GET LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE...YOU! 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Monday, July 2, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3 www.highlandsnewssun.com The Fourth, fireworks and your familyHappy Fourth of July! Along with having a day off to celebrate our independence, eating hamburgers and hot dogs, there is always the worth-the-wait Â“reworks. However, every year thousands of children are injured by Â“reworks, ranging from burns, eye injuries, to even deafness. So here are some things to keep in mind. Â€Leave it to the professionals The best way to enjoy Â“reworks is to leave it to the professionals. There are multiple Â“rework shows going on in the area, that are safe for everyone to enjoy. Do not use Â“reworks at home. According to a study by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), eight people died and an estimated 11,400 people were hurt while handling Â“reworks in 2013. The study found that 65 percent of Â“reworks injuries happen within the 30-day period leading up to the July 4th holiday, and one in four children who suffered Â“rework-related injuries were bystanders in backyard Â“reworks displays. In most places it is not legal for you to light Â“reworks, especially if you are in the city limits. Be sure to check with the local police department Â„ that is one Â“ne you can easily avoid. Â€Fireworks and your kids Kids should never play with Â“reworks. Things like Â“recrackers, rockets, and sparklers are just too dangerous. If you give kids sparklers, make sure they keep them outside and away from the face, clothing, and hair. Sparklers can reach 1,800F (982C) Â„ hot enough to melt gold and to give them a third degree burn. Children should never be running or gooÂ“ng off with sparklers in their hands or around Â“reworks. Closely supervise children around Â“reworks. DonÂt allow kids to pick up pieces of Â“reworks after an event. Some may still be ignited and can explode at any time. If a child is injured by Â“reworks, go to the emergency room immediately. If an eye injury occurs, donÂt allow your child to touch or rub it. DonÂt Â”ush the eye out with water or attempt to put any ointment on it. Instead, cut out the bottom of a paper cup, place it around the eye, and immediately seek medical attention Â„ your childÂs eyesight may depend on it. If your child is burned, remove clothing from the burned area and run cool, not cold, water over the burn (NEVER use ice). Â€Fireworks and your pets DonÂt forget your furry family member has very sensitive ears Fireworks can be very frightening and stressful for them. Keep your pets indoors to reduce the risk that they will get loose or injured. Take precautions. If Â“reworks are legal in your are, and you feel you have to light your own take precaution. Buy only legal Â“reworks, NEVER attempt to make your own Â“reworks. Never use them indoors or near dry grass. Do not wear loose clothing around Â“reworks. ALWAYS have a bucket of water and a hose nearby in case of accidents. DonÂt hold Â“reworks in your hand or have any part of your body over them while lighting. Wear some sort of eye protection, and avoid carrying Â“reworks in your pocket Â„ the friction could set them off. Never shoot Â“reworks in metal or glass containers Point Â“reworks away from homes, and keep away from brush and leaves and Â”ammable substances Light one Â“rework at a time and NEVER relight a dud. Soak all Â“reworks in a bucket of water before throwing them away in a trash can. Fireworks are meant to be enjoyed, but youÂll enjoy them much more knowing your family is safe. Take extra precautions this Fourth of July and your holiday will be a blast! Happy Independence Day from Sun N Lake Medical Group! ColumnistKADY PRIDE KEVIN MAIN/COURTESY PHOTOWhile reworks can be fun, they can also end in injuries if correct precautions are not taken. adno=3591757 Â€ Detects 41% more invasive breast cancers Â€ Reduces false positives by up to 40%! Â€ With early detection the five year survival rate is almost 100% Â€ 8 out of 9 diagnosed women have no family history of breast cancer 863-385-6655115 Medical Ctr. Â€ Sebring, FL (Located behind Highlands Regional Medical Center)Mon. Thurs. 8 AM -5 PM Â€ Fri. 8 AM -1 PMFreestanding Outpatient Imaging Center 2D & 3D Mammograms available. MammographySaves Lives! 3D Serving Families in Highlands County Since 1989 We also Offer: UltraSounds Â€ General X-rays Â€ Bone Density Studies Most Affordable Diagnostic Imaging adno=3590617adno=3585066 adno=720049
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The cardiovascular disease risk for most other population groups the team examined remained constant over time and actually decreased for two. Among white women, the prevalence of high cardiovascular disease risk fell from 9.6 percent to 5.8 percent, and among black women, the prevalence dropped from 15 percent to 10.6 percent. The study didnÂt examine the reasons why black menÂs cardiovascular disease risk factors have risen over time, but several elements may play a role, said co-author Ki Park, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of medicine in interventional cardiology at the UF College of Medicine and the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center. These may include inadequate prevention measures aimed at racial subgroups, psychosocial elements and a lack of access to routine health care. Mainous says the Â“ndings underscore the importance of prevention efforts targeted to black men, such as lowering their blood pressure and making lifestyle changes. 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Monday, July 2, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 www.highlandsnewssun.com July 20-22, 2018Tickets: Adults $15 Â• Youth $8 FREE PATRIOTIC THEMED SHOWS ON JULY 4TH! AlzheimerÂs disease is expected to increase by 33 percent in the next seven years, totaling more than 720,000 by 2025. AARP announced its funding commitment as it released a new survey of U.S. physicians that shows a lack of optimism that the situation will improve soon. One in three physicians surveyed said current dementia treatment options are poor, and only 10 percent said they are extremely or very optimistic that effective treatment protocols will emerge in the next Â“ve years. AARP Florida spokesman Dave Bruns said the senior-advocacy group wonÂt measure the success of its investment in traditional ways. ÂThe hope is that this will pay off in terms of more treatments and fewer patients suffering from dementia,ÂŽ Bruns said. 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Also, the institute is participating in more than 12 active clinical trials, partnering with the National Institutes of Health and pharmaceutical companies. Five of the clinical trials are currently enrolling patients, she said. Meanwhile, Kang said in the past, clinical trials were designed around people with dementia, in part to help those who needed it. But Kang said researchers didnÂt fully understand that Âany amount of drugÂŽ isnÂt going to bring the brain back. ÂBut we know better now,ÂŽ he said, explaining that trials now focus on prevention and are designed for patients who have warning signs.TREATFROM PAGE 1symptoms strike. Acidic foods, chocolate, onions, carbonated beverages, and caffeinated beverages also may trigger GERD. Â€Fasting before bedtime. Avoid eating food and consuming beverages two to three hours before bedtime. Â€Lose weight. According to the Center for Esophageal Motility Disorders at Vanderbilt University, obesity is the leading cause of GERD. Extra stomach fat puts pressure on the abdomen, pushing gastric acids into the esophagus. Losing weight can reduce this pressure. Â€Eat small meals. Rather than eating a few big meals, eat small meals throughout the day. Â€Try natural herbs. WebMD says that some natural GERD remedies contain German chamomile, lemon balm, licorice, milk thistle, and angelica. Also, melatonin, a supplement used as a sleep aid, has been suggested to help relieve heartburn. But the research is conflicting as to whether melatonin is effective. Always discuss supplement use with a doctor prior to starting a regimen. Â€Drink low-fat milk. Milk may temporarily buffer stomach acid, but high-fat milk may stimulate the stomach to produce more acid. Â€Chew gum. Chewing gum stimulates the production of saliva, which can be an acid buffer, offers WebMD. Chewing gum also results in more swallowing, which can force acids out of the esophagus. Â€Quit smoking. Some studies indicate nicotine relaxes the muscles of the lower esophageal sphincter, the flap that blocks stomach acid from coming into the esophagus. Â€Stay upright. Stay upright after eating a meal for at least three hours. In bed, sleep on a slight angle by raising the head of the bed a few inches.GERDFROM PAGE 1SwimmerÂs ear: Common prevention tipsOtitis Externa, commonly referred to as swimmerÂs ear, is an infection of the ear canal caused by bacteria or fungi. It is most commonly found in children or adults who spend a lot of time in water, more speciÂ“cally lakes, canals or ocean water, but it can occur in pools and spas as well. The moisture irritates the canal, causing breakdown of the skin which allows bacteria and fungi to invade and grow. The fact to remember though is that one does not have to swim in order to get swimmerÂs ear Â„ anything that causes a break in the skin of the ear canal can lead to an infection. Dry skin, scratching the ear canal, vigorous ear cleaning with cotton-tipped applicators, or inserting foreign objects can all increase the risk of developing Otitis Externa. Furthermore, if a person is suffering from a middle ear infection, pus collected in the middle ear can drain into the ear canal through a hole in the eardrum and cause the infection as well. The most common symptom of Otitis Externa is ear pain, which can be severe and is more intense when the outer part of the ear is pulled or pressed on. Some people experience an internal itch in the canal prior to the pain, so the important thing to remember when the itch occurs is that scratching with your Â“nger or a foreign body can either cause or increase the infection. Signs of infection include swelling of the canal causing a full or uncomfortable feeling in the ear, redness or swelling of the outer ear, discharge from the ear and enlarged lymph nodes. The discharge will usually starts clear and then turn cloudy, yellowish, and pus-like. A personÂs hearing might also be temporarily affected if pus or swelling of the canal blocks the passage of sound into the ear. Fever isnÂt typical in most cases, and Otitis Externa is not contagious. Prevention is the key! Using over-the-counter drops of a dilute solution of acetic acid or alcohol in the ears after swimming can help prevent Otitis Externa, especially if a child is prone to the infection. These drops are available at most pharmacies and should only be used in kids who do not have ear tubes or a hole in the eardrum. Also, after time in the water, kids should gently dry their ears with a towel and help water run out of their ears by turning their heads to the side. Otitis Externa should be treated by a doctor. If left untreated, the ear pain will get worse and the infection may spread. To help relieve the pain until your child sees the doctor, you can place a warm washcloth or heating pad against the affected ear. Acetaminophen or ibuprofen may also ease discomfort. ItÂs important to keep water out of your childÂs ear during the entire course of treatment. A shower cap offers protection while showering or bathing, and your doctor may also recommend earplugs. Treatment of Otitis Externa is simple. Your doctor will prescribe ear drops that contain antibiotics to Â“ght the infection. For more severe infections, oral antibiotics also may be given, and the doctor may order a culture of some of the discharge from the ear to help identify which bacteria or fungi is causing the infection. Once treatment has begun, your child will start to feel better in a few days and infection typically lasts seven to 10 days once the medication is started. Denise Palacios is a physician assistant-certiÂ“ed. ColumnistDENISE PALACIOS blood pressure medication status, to calculate individualsÂ risk of having a heart attack or stroke within the next 10 years. The UF study is the Â“rst to apply the tool on a population basis to identify groups, based on age, race and gender, that might be at high risk. For the study, researchers analyzed data for the years 1999 to 2014 from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a nationally representative study that collects data from a combination of interviews, physical examinations and laboratory tests. They calculated the ASCVD risk score for participants ages 40 to 79 who did not have a previous diagnosis of coronary heart disease, stroke or heart attack. A score of 7.5 percent or higher is considered high risk. The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recommend drug therapy and lifestyle changes for people who score a 7.5 percent or higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke within 10 years. The UF researchers found that non-Hispanic black men experienced a signiÂ“cant increase in risk during the 15-year period they examined, rising from 53.5 percent to 65 percent. In comparison, the prevalence of high cardiovascular disease risk among white men was 44.5 percent in 1999 and 48.2 percent in 2014. Experts donÂt know how frequently physicians use the ASCVD in clinical practice, Park said. ÂHowever, it is known that risk scores are generally underutilized and vary between general practitioners and subspecialists,ÂŽ she said. Mainous said the ASCVD risk score should be better integrated into clinical practice. It is easy to use, available for free online and gives physicians an accurate assessment of risk without having to judge a patientÂs risk based on their own calculation of individual risk factors. ÂUsing validated, multivariable risk scores in practice is the best way to understand your patient population and who is at risk,ÂŽ said Mainous, the Florida Blue endowed chair of health administration. ÂPhysicians need to use these tools and patients need to know what their risk score is.ÂŽRISKFROM PAGE 4 According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States. Roughly 40 million adults in the United States, or 18 percent of the countryÂs population, has an anxiety disorder. Developing from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events, anxiety disorders are highly treatable. Unfortunately, the ADAA notes that less than 40 percent of those suffering from anxiety disorders receive treatment. Treatment of anxiety disorders can be highly effective and can even help people deal with other disorders, as the ADAA says nearly one-half of people diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. People living with anxiety disorders who seek treatment may find they also are suffering from depression, compelling them to receive treatment for that disorder as well and further improving their quality of life. Metro Creative ConnectionsDid you know?
B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com LEGAL NOTICES IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: FC18-428 Division: Family Michelle Triplett, Petitioner and Mark Triplett, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: Mark Triplett 11458 Wingate Road North, Jacksonville, FL 33218 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are require d to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Michelle Triplett whose address is 4026 Citroen Drive, Sebring, Florida 33872 on or before July 20, 2018, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal prop erty should be divided: None Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available a t the Clerk of the Circuit CourtÂs office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circui t CourtÂs office notified of your curren t address. (You may file Deisgnation of Current Mailing and E-Mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Fam ily Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed or e-mailed to the addresses on record at the clerkÂs office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Famil y Law Rules of Procudure, requires cer tain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: June 22, 2018 ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Christina Dohmann Deputy Clerk June 25; July 2, 9, 16, 2018 Classified DeadlinesDue to the upcoming July 4th holiday our deadlines for the Classified & Legal sections are as follows:1pm Tuesday June 26 for Thurs. & Fri. June 28 & 29 editions; 1pm Wednesday June 27 for Sat. & Sun. June 30 & July 1 editions; 1pm Thursday June 28 for Mon. & Tues. July 2 & 3 editions; 1pm Friday June 29 for Wed. July 4 edition. This also includes the Thursday Highlands Sun ; 1pm Monday July 2 for Thurs. July 5 edition; 1pm Tuesday July 3 for Fri. July 6 edition.The Highlands News-Sun office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4 Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, July 5. Y Y ouSa ouSa ve ve BigBuc BigBuc ks ks Shopping Shopping Classifieds! Classifieds! NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the Tallahassee Office until 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, for Proposal ID T1716. The improvements consist of adding a southbound left turn lane, base work, curb and gutter, drainage improvements, signing and pavement marking, and landscaping on SR 25 in Highlands County. Certification of Qualification is not required. Budget Estimate $185,792.00. Complete letting advertisement information is available at http://www.fdot.gov/contracts/Let tings/Letting_Project_Info.shtm or by calling (850) 414-4000. June 25; July 2, 2018 LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OFACTION16 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2016CA000112 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. LLOYD A. WILKERSON A/K/ A LLOYD ALLEN WILKERSON, et. al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LLOYD ALLEN WILKERSON A/K/ A LLOYD A. WILKERSON whose residence is unknown and all parties havi ng or claiming to have an y right, title or interest in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT 4, EILAND ESTATES, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, AT PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your w ritten defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or before J uly 30, 2018 (30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demande d i n the complaint or petition filed herein. W ITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Highlands County, Florida, this 12th day of June, 2018. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Cyndi S. Dassinger DEPUTY CLERK 17-105066-AdB June 25; July 2, 2018 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2017CA000501 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE A SSOCIATION (``FANNIE MAEÂÂ), Plaintiff, vs. BRENT N. CAMBRONERO; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 1st day of May, 2018 and ent ered in Case No 2017CA000501, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE A SSOCIATION (``FANNIE MAEÂÂ), is the Plaintiff and BRENT N. CAMBRONERO; and UNKNOWN TENA NT N/K/A TIM TABOR IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. ROBERT W. GERMAINE as the Clerk of the Circuit Court shall sell to the highest and best bid der for cash at the, HIGHLAND S COUNTY COURTHOUSE, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE A VENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 A M on the 17th day of July, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 36, BLOCK 160, SUN N LAKES ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 10, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 60, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955 8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively particpate in the court program or service. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2018. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Of The Circuit Court By : /s / Robyn P. Durrance Deputy Clerk 17-01060 June 25; July 2, 2018 NOTICE OF HEARING24 N O TI C E O F PUBLI C HEARIN G NOTICE OF LAND USE CHANGE AND NOTICE OF ZONING CHANGE HEARING NO. CPA-18-551SS & P&Z 2032 The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, proposes to adopt the following by Ordinance and Resolution: ORDINANCE NO. 17-18AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP OF THE HIGHLANDS COU NTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. RESOLUTION NO. 17-18NOTICE OF HEARING24 A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A PUBLIC HEARING will be held on Amendment No. CPA-18-551SS Ordinance 17-18and Amendment No. P&Z 2032 Resolution 17-18by the Highlands County Board of County Com missioners on the 17th day of July 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County CommissionersÂ Board Room, Highlands County Government Center Building, 600 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida. Consideration will be given to changing the designated land use within the area described, from RH ÂHigh Density ResidentialÂŽ to C ÂCommercialÂŽ and a change to the Official Zoning Atlas designation from R-3 FUD (Multiple-Family Dwelling Incl uding Mote l and Hotel with a Flexible Unit Development District) to B-3 (Business District) within the area described as follows: An approximate 9.94-acre portion of a 19.26-acre parcel located south of Bayview Street, north of Thunderbird Road, and on the east side of US 27 N; the address being 125 Markley Street, Sebring, Florida; and legally described as follows: A portion of the South of the South ea st of Section 23, Township 3 4 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida: Commence at the intersection of the Easterly right-of-way line for U.S. Highway 27 and the North line of the Southeast of the Southwest of said Section 23; thence North 8931Â53ÂŽ East, along the North line of said Southeast of the Southwest , 199.68 f eet to the Northwest corner of the S outh of the Southeast of s ai d Section 23; thence North 8934Â09ÂŽ East, along the North line of the South of the Southeast of said Section 23, 100.32 feet for Point of Beginning; thence continue North 8934Â09ÂŽ East, along said North line, 1,232.59 feet to the Northeast corner of the Southwest of the Southeast of said Section 23; thence South 0014Â31ÂŽ West, along the West line of the Southwest of the Southeast of said Sec tion 23 380.01 feet; thence South 8931Â41ÂŽ W est, 1,055.54 feet; thence North 1817Â00ÂŽ West, 250.00 feet; thence South 8934Â09ÂŽ West, 49.96 feet; thence North 1817Â00ÂŽ West, 150.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 432,849 square feet or 9.94 acres, more or less. A copy of this notice is available for public inspection during regular business hours in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Cou nty Commissioners a t the Highlands County Government Cent er, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The proposed Ordinance and Resolution may be inspected by the public at the Highlands County Zoning Department, 501 South Commerce Avenue, Suite 2, Sebring, Florida 33870, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. In quiries or written testimony sh ould be directed to Linda Conrad, Zoning Supervisor, at this address or by phone at (863) 402-6638. Photocopies may be obtained at this location for fifteen cents ($0.15) per page. Please refer ence the Amendment Number when calling or writing. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INV ITED TO ATTEND. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME A ND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEA L ANY DECISION MADE BY THIS COMMITTEE/GROUP, IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED T HAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF C OUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGH LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUALÂS DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN VOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE BOARDÂS FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONEÂS ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION, EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN ITS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES. ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMO DATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26, FLORID A STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MS PAMELA ROGERS, ADA COORDINATOR A T 863-402-6509 (VOICE), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711, OR BY E-MAIL: PROGERS@HCBCC.ORG. REQUEST FOR CART OR INTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COORDINATION OF THE SERVICE. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA R. Greg Harris, Chairman Jul y 2, 7, 2018 N O TI C E O F PUBLI C HEARIN G NOTICE OF LAND USE CHANGE AND NOTICE OF ZONING CHANGE HEARING NO. CPA-18-550SS & P&Z 2031 The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, pro poses to adopt the following by Ordinance and Resolution: ORDINANCE NO. 17-18-____ A N ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. RESOLUTION NO. 17-18-____ A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; NOTICE OF HEARING24 PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT ; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A PUBLIC HEARING will be held on Amendment No. CPA-18-550SS Ordinance 17-18-_______ and Amendment No. P&Z 2031 Resolution 17-18-_____ by the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners on the 17th day of July, 2018 beginning at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County CommissionersÂ Board Room, Highlands County Government Center Building, 600 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida. Consideration will be given to changing the designated land use, from C ÂCommercialÂŽ to RH ÂHigh Density ResidentialÂŽ within the area described as follows: An approximate 9.99-acre portion of a 69.07-acre parcel located south of Valerie Blvd., north of Sebrin g Pkwy., and on the east side of US 27 N; the address being 1455 Bramblewood Road, Sebring, Florida; and legally described as follows: A portion of Tract ÂCÂŽ Lake Sebring Tracts, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 146, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commencing for reference at the Northwest corner of said Tract ÂC ÂŽ t hence, bearing South 7145Â01ÂŽ East, along the Northerly line of said Tract ÂC,ÂŽ a distance of 769.13 feet to the point and place of beginning of the herein described parcel: thence, bear ing South 7145Â01ÂŽ East, along said Northerly line, a distance of 331.22 feet to a point: thence, leaving said Northerly line, bearing South 1800Â10ÂŽ East, a distance of 582.17 feet to a point: said point being the be ginning of a non tangent curve concave W esterly, having a radius of 505.67 feet, a central angle of 1720Â28,ÂŽ a chord length of 152.46 feet bearing South 0919Â58ÂŽ East: thence, S outherly along the arc of said curve, a distance of 153.05 feet to a point; said point being the beginning of a rev erse curve concave Easterly, having a radius of 494.33 feet, a central angle of 1640Â25,ÂŽ a chord length of 143.35 feet bearing South 0859Â57ÂŽ East: thence, Southerly along the arc of said curve, a distance of 143.85 feet to a point; said point being the beginning of a reverse curve concave W esterly, having a radius of 505.67 feet, a central angle of 0931Â31,ÂŽ a c hord length of 83.97 feet bearing south 1234Â24ÂŽ East. Thence, Southerly along the arc of said curve, a distance of 84.07 feet to a point; said point being the beginning of a non tangent curve concave Easterly, having a radius of 443.05 feet, a central angle of 0954Â01,ÂŽ a chord length of 76.46 feet bearing South 0947Â33ÂŽ East; thence, Southerly along the arc of said c urve, a distance of 76.56 feet to a point; said point being the beginning of a non tangent curve concave Northe asterly, having a radius of 29.33 feet, a central angle of 6752Â32,ÂŽ a chord length of 32.75 feet bearing South 5112Â40ÂŽ East; thence, Southeasterly along the arc of said curve, a distance of 34.75 feet to a point; said point being the beginning of a non tangent curve concave Southerly, having a radius of 157.89 feet, a central angle of 2642Â38,ÂŽ a chord length of 72.94 f eet bearing South 7326Â13ÂŽ East; t hence, Easterly along the arc of said curve, a distance of 73.61 feet to a point; thence, bearing South 2220Â45ÂŽ West, a distance of 62.96 feet to a point; thence, bearing South 1800Â10ÂŽ East, a distance of 243.21 feet to a point; thence, bearing South 8315Â53ÂŽ East, a distance of 30.16 feet to a point; said point being the beginning o f a non tangent curve concave Easterly, having a radius of 345.00 feet, a cen tral angle of 1249Â18,ÂŽ a chord length of 77.04 feet bearing South 0017Â12ÂŽ West; thence, Southerly along the arc of said curve, a distance of 77.20 fee t to a point; said point being the begin ning of a reverse curve concave North westerly, having a radius of 295.00 feet, a central angle of 6904Â02ÂŽa chord length of 334.46 feet bearing south 2824Â34ÂŽ West; thence, South westerly along the arc of said curve, a distance of 355.61 feet to a point; thence, bearing North 1802Â00ÂŽ West, a distance of ,905.97 feet to the poin t of beginning; the above described premises contain an area of 435,172 square feet or 9.99 acres, more or less subject to all easements, condi tions and restrictions as contained within the chain of title. Consideration will also be given to changing the Official Zoning Atlas des ignation from B-3 (Business District) and M-2 (Mobile Home Parks District) to RV Park FUD (RV Park with a Flexible Unit Development District) within the area described as follows: An approximate 100-acre site consisting of two parcels located south of Valerie Blvd., north of Sebring Pkwy., and on the east side of US 27 N; the addresses being 1455 Bramblewood Road and 729 Memorial Drive, Sebring, Florida; and legally described as follows: Parcel 1: All of Tract ÂCÂŽ, Lake Sebring Tracts, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 146, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, lying North and East of Federal Highway No. 27 Right-of-Way: Less and Except: A replat of Lake Se bring Country Club Addition, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 97, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; A lso Less and Except: Avon Park-Se bring Addition, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, P76fhPbliRdfHih NOTICE OF HEARING24 P age 76 o f t h e P u bli c R ecor d s o f Hi g h lands County, Florida; A lso Less and Except the land conveyed in the deed recorded in Official Records Book 368, Page 209, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, described as follows: Commence at a Point of Beginning at the Southwest corner of Section 11, Township 34 South, Range 28 East, High lands County, Florida, thence North 0009Â East a distance of 305.14 feet to a point, thence from a tangent line bearing South 8654Â48ÂŽ East along an existing road with a simple curve to the left having a radius of 209.82 feet in an arc distance of 146.67 feet to a point, thence South 0009Â West a distance of 347.36 feet to a point, thence North 8951Â West along the South boundary o f Section 11 (also known as the South boundary of Tract ÂCÂŽ of Lake Sebring Tracts, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 146, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida) a distance of 137.35 feet to the Point of Beginning; A lso Less and Except the land conveyed in the deed recorded in Official Records Book 583, Page 392, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of Sec tion 11, Township 34 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida, thence S outh 8951Â00ÂŽ East along the South boundary of Section 11 (also known as the South Boundary of Tract ÂCÂŽ o f Lake Sebring Tracts, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 146, of the Public Records o f Highlands County, Florida), a distance of 137.50 feet to the Point of Begin ning, thence continue South 8951Â00ÂŽ East along said South boundary 330.00 feet; thence North 0009Â00ÂŽ East 405.01 feet, thence North 8951Â00ÂŽ West 277.73 feet to a point on a curve that is concave Northwesterly and having a radius of 209.82 feet; t hence Southeasterly along and with said curve a chord bearing and dist ance of South 4221Â00ÂŽ West 77.81 f eet, said curve being along an existing road, thence South 0009Â05ÂŽ West 347.37 feet to the Point of Beginning. A lso Less and Except a portion of Tract ÂCÂŽ, Lake Sebring Tracts, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 146, of the Public R ecords of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast c orner of Lot 1, Avon Park-Sebring Addition, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 76, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; thence South 7145Â01ÂŽ East, a distance of 24.81 feet to a point lying on the Easterly line o f a 20 foot alley as shown on said Avon Park-Sebring Addition, for the Point of Beginning; thence continue S outh 7145Â01ÂŽ East along the North line of said Tract ÂCÂŽ, a distance of 260.20 feet; thence South 1802Â00ÂŽ East, a distance of 2,019.68 feet to a point lying on the Northerly Right of Way line of Lance Street; thence North 8657Â34ÂŽ West along said Northerly Right of Way line, a distance of 224.78 feet to a point lying on the Easterly line of said 20 foot alley as shown on said Avon Park-Sebring Addition; thence North 1802Â00ÂŽ West along the Easterly line of said 20 foot alley, a distance of 2,092.83 feet to the Point of Begin ning. A lso Less and Except the land conveyed in the deed recorded at Official Records Book 122, Page 492, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, described as follows: A trapezoidal tract lying adjacent to Lots 11 and 12 of Avon Park-Sebring Addition, more particularly described as follows: Commencing as a Point of Beginning at t he Southeast corner of Section 10, Township 34 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida, thence North 8951Â West along the South boundary of Section 10 (also known as the South Boundary of Tract ÂCÂŽ of Lake Sebring Tracts as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 146, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida) a distance of 330.21 feet to the East erly boundary of Lot 12 of Avon Park Sebring Addition, thence North 1802Â West along the Easterly boundary o f Lots 11 and 12 of the Avon Park-Sebring Addition, a distance of 343.86 feet to a point, thence South 8654Â48ÂŽ East along the South boundary of existing road a distance of 438.06 feet to a point, thence South 0009Â West a distance of 305.14 feet t o the Point of Beginning; Parcel 2: All of Blocks 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, a Replat of Lake Sebring Country Club Addition, according to the Plat t hereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 97, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. A copy of this notice is available for public inspection during regular business hours in the Office of the Clerk of t he Board of County Commissioners at t he Highlands County Government Cent er, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The proposed Ordinance and Resolution may be inspected by the public at the Highlands County Zoning Department, 501 South Commerce Avenue, Suite 2, Sebring, Florida 33870, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. In quiries or written testimony should be directed to Linda Conrad, Zoning Su pervisor, at this address or by phone at (863) 402-6638. Photocopies may be obtained at this location for fifteen cents ($0.15) per page. Please refer ence the Amendment Number when calling or writing. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITEDTOATTEND NOTICE OF HEARING24 VITED TO ATTEND ALL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY AP PEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. AN Y PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THIS COMMITTEE/GROUP, IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEED INGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVI DENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION ERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUALÂS DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DIS CRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE BOARDÂS FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONEÂS AC CESS TO, PARTICIPATION, EMPLOY MENT OR TREATMENT IN ITS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES. ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMO DATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE A MERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26, FLORID A STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MS. PAMELA ROGERS, ADA COORDINATOR A T 863-402-6509 (VOICE), VI A FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711, OR B Y E-MAIL: PROGERS@HCBCC.ORG. REQUEST FOR CART OR INTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COOR DINATION OF THE SERVICE. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORID A R. Greg Harris, Chairman A TTEST: Robert W. Germaine, Clerk July 2, 7, 2018 NOTICE OF MEETING26 N O TI C E O F MEETIN G Highlands County Industrial Development Authority and Highlands County Economic Development Commission will hold a regular meeting on: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. at this meeting, the Highlands County Industrial Development Authority will meet for review and pot ential final approval of bonding documents for the issuance of no t to exceed $45,000,000 Highlands County Industrial Development Authority Senior Housing Revenue Bonds (Harder Hall Project), Series 2018 to SFSL, LP for the rehabilit ation and renovation of historic Harder Hall and new construction for the development of a senior living facility. Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center Conference Room 2 4509 George Blvd. Sebring, FL 33875 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING AS WELL AS ONE OR MORE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY MEMBERS Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made by the Industrial De velopment Authority of Highlands County, Florida, in public hearing or meeting is hereby advised that he will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceed ings is made which will include the tes timony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. The Industrial Development Authority o f Highlands County, Florida, does not dis criminate upon the basis of any individ ual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves ever y aspect of the Board's functions, includ ing one's access to, participation, em ployment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reason able accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act o r Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Ms. Pamela Rogers, ADA Coor dinator at: 863-402-6842 (Voice), o r via Florida Relay Service 711, or by e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Requests for CART or interpreter serv ices should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination o f the service. July 2, 2018 N O TI C E O F PUBLI C MEETIN G NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO W HOM IT MAY CONCERN that the Highlands County Board of Count y Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on July 12, 2018, for the pur pose of holding a Workshop on the 2018/2019 Budget with regard to the Board departments and the Capital Fi nancial Strategy (CFS) at 9:00 a.m., in the Boardroom of the Highlands Count y Government Center, 600 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebrin g Florida.
Monday, July 2, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B7 www.highlandsnewssun.com NOTICE OF MEETING26 This notice is to advise the public of a change from the BoardÂs adopted 2018 Meeting Schedule. The public is invited to attend. A ny person who might wish to appeal any decision made by the Highlands County Board of County Commission ers of Highlands County, Florida, in pub lic hearing or meeting is hereby advised that he will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpos e may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which will include the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, does not dis criminate upon the basis of any individ ualÂs disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves ever y aspect of the BoardÂs functions, includ ing oneÂs access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Ms. Pam Rogers, ADA Coordi nator at: 863-402-6549 (Voice), or via Florida Relay Service 711, or by e-mail: email@example.com Requests for CAR T or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service. July 2, 2018 NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2017-CA-000364 MTGLQ INVESTORS, L.P. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, A ND CREDITORS OF ESTATE OF D ARLENE L. TURI A/K/A DARLENE LOUISE TURI, DECEASED; JOSE HECTOR TURI; BRIAN CHARLES W ATERHOUSE; LORI ANNE WATERHOUSE A/K/A LORI ANNE FINLEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSE HECTOR TURI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DARLENE L. TURI A/K/A DARLENE LOUISE TURI, DECEASED; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY LLC; SEBRING HILLS A SSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on May 10, 2018, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands C ounty, Florida, the clerk shalll sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 276, SEBRING HILLS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 2, OF THE P UBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER W ITH THE RIGHT OT USE IN COMMON WITH OTHERS LOT 1, BLOCK ``LÂÂ LAKE JACKSON BOULEVARD SUBDIVISION, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FOR BATHING BEACH, BOAT LAUNCHING AND RECREA TION. a/k/a 206 WREN AVE, SEBRING, FL 33872 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands C ounty Courthouse, located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, on July 17, 2018 beginning at 11:00 AM. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days afer the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dated this 10th day of May, 2018. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Robyn P. Durrance Deputy Clerk 395170032 June 25; July 2, 2018 WORKSHOPS34 TOWN OF LAKE PLACID TOWN COUNCIL Three 2018-2019 Budget Workshops Notice is hereby given that the Town of Lake Placid Town Council will hold the following meetings: 2018-2019 Budget Workshops to be held on: Thursday July 19, 2018 Â… 5:30 pm Thursday August 9th, 2018 Â… 5:30 pm Tuesday August 21st, 2018 Â… 5:30 pm Meetings will be held at: Lake Placid Town Hall, 311 W. Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Council with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, that person will need a record of the proceedings, and he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the office of the Town Clerk (863)699-3747 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if WORKSHOPS34 you are h ear i ng or vo i ce i mpa i re d ca ll TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8770. TOWN OF LAKE PLACID BY: /s/ Eva Cooper Hapeman Town Clerk July 2, 2018 1000REAL ESTATEÂWe 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.ÂŽ EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY HOMES FOR SALE1020 Placid Lakes~ 219 Detroit Ave. Built 2007; 3/2/1 w/laundry rm. Perfectly private! Only $154k. Close to golf course & boat ramp. 863-414-1379 HOMES FOR SALE LAKE PLACID1027 Lake Placid 9 51 Lake June Rd. 3/1, lg corner lot, metal roof, home or income, motivated seller, $97,700 make offer, brokers welcome, 863-465-9100. WANTED TO BUY1120 Lake PlacidCASH for Your Home! Rapid Closing; Any Condition. Must have sufficient equity. Ken 863-441-2689 HOMES FOR RENT1210 C ountry Li v i ng~ 3/1 ki t, DR LR, lrg fam rm, screened porch, laundry rm, garage, dog kennel, $750/mo+ dep. 863-873-1888 Apartments & Housesfor Rent in Highlands County Starting at $450Pet Friendly!Call Mike863-243-9191www.Mylakeplacid.com Sun N Lake Golf Community3/2/2 all remodeled incl. new tile throughout. $1250/mo.Available after 9/15/18305-873-4512 L a k e Pl ac id ~ Beautiful 2/2/1 car garage pool home w / fenced back yard. On Lk August $1300/mo. 561-779-9330 Lakefront Home & Condo2000sf home $1,100/mo; Condo @ Lake Jackson, $950 1yr lease, NO PETS.863-382-2221 DUPLEXES FOR RENT1300 Duplex in 55+ Community~ 2/2 CHA, W/D, Lake June access. $800/mo + 1st last & sec. No Pets 954-801-8267 APARTMENTS FOR RENT1320 Sebring Lake Front Condos & HousesNew kitchens; 1br starting at $550; 2 br starting at $675 1yr lease, NO PETS. 863-382-2221 APARTMENTS FOR RENT1320 Lake Placid studio. Pool, elec incl, $550 mo. No pets/no smoking. 1st/last/sec. Debra Worley Realty 863-465-0123. 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 MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT1340 4 b e d room d ou bl ew id e & b arn for rent, 3 acres, Venus on 731. 305-725-0301, 786-370-2778. ROOMS FOR RENT1360 Bedroom with Private BathNice area, equip. kit., W/D, cable TV & Wifi. $450/mo.863-991-1390 COMMERCIAL RENTAL1392 Sebring *Liberty Star Plaza*Leasing 3000-18,000 sqft; Built out. US 27 Near SR 66863-471-0663 LOTS & ACREAGE1500 2 cemetery lots Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Hope Garden, Section 620, Lot C, Spaces 3,4. Asking $36,000, 863-414-4543 Oak Hill Cemetery Lake Placid, double niche $1000, 863-402-1616. 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 WORKERS NEEDED 60 workers needed for Benito Martinez Jr. for watermelon harvesting from 7/29/18 to 9/04/18. Workers will be paid $25.00 + per bus unload, but w ill be guaranteed $12.05 per hour. Job location is in Sussex County DE. This job opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per w eek guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permane nt residence at the end of the work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Apply to the closes Work Force office with Job order 586725. Job order holding office is at 4425 N. Market St Wilmington, DE 19802. Bucket Operator/ GroundsmanExperience Preferred. Clean CDL and Pre-Employment Drug Screen. Benefits & Paid Time Off provided! Pay based on experience. Call 863-453-9787 Class A CDL/Excavator & Loader~ExpÂd; Demo work;Mechanical Skills & Dump Truck Exp. 863-382-1228 D avey E xpert T ree C ompany Tree Trimming positions avail. (with CDL Lic.) 1 yr. exp. pref, but will train. Call Garyat863-221-7939. 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 Lake Placid Roofing CompanySeeking RoofersFT or PTSales AssociateCall863-202-1495 HELPWANTED2001 DATA ENTRY PERSON WANTEDJOIN OUR TEAM Highlands News-Sun is looking for a dependable Data Entry person to support our Advertising and Circulation teams. This full-time position requires excellent organizational skills and experience with Microsoft Excel.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:~Enter data from paper documents provided by advertising reps into Brainworks database system;~Verify data entered is correct;~Ensure that date sensitive ad orders are prioritized and entered based on date.Requirements:~Proven experience in data entry, proficient in Microsoft Excel A Microsoft Excel test will be required;~Accurate typing skills;~Excellent communication skills;~Great attention to detail;~High school degree or equivalent.We are a drug and tobacco free workplace. Pre-employment drug/ni cotine screening required. Send Resume to:Donna ScherlacherMulti Media / Production Director 315 US Hwy 27 N., Sebring, FL 33870 HARVESTERS NEEDED Farmer needs 30 temporary workers to cultivate and harvest blueberries and strawberries, 08-27-18 to 06-10-19. The employer is Dunson Harvesting, Inc. and $11.29 per hour is guaranteed, however, during the harvest and pre-harvest, workers may be paid various piece rates depending upon crop act ivity and variety, but will be guaranteed $11.29 per hour. W orksite is located in Floral City, F lorida. One month agricultural harvesting experience is required. Employer will guarantee t he opportunity for work for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 of the hours of the work period. The employer will provide the work t ools, supplies and equipment at no cost to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal com muting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distanc es, reasonabl e transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this j ob at the Florida One-Stop Career Center office located at 683 South Adolph Point Lecanto, FL 34461 Â… (352) 2493278 using job listing number FL10723001. Lawn Care Help Wanted Experienced in weed eating, mowing, edging & blowing. Non-smoking 863-381-2005 Maintenance TechnicianFlynn Management Corporation has an excellent opportunity at our Thornbury Apartment community for a PT Maintenance person 25 hrs. per week. Apply in person at 31 Chelsea St. Lake Placid, call 863-465-4526 or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for grove equip. Clean Florida Driver License required. Pay based on experience. Drug free workplace. Apply in person 8am Â… 11am & 1pm 4pm MondayÂ… Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or email@example.com POSITION VACANCIES: Revenues and Receivables Specialist (FT) Food Service Workers (PT) For application deadlines and to apply visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com863-784-7132. EA/EO VETÂS PREF. GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! WRITING LAB SPECIALIST (PT) Application deadline: 7/29/18. For details and to apply visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com863-784-7132. EA/EO VETÂS PREF HELPWANTED2001 Pressing Help WantedApply in person: FeathersÂ Dry Cleaners, 161 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. FT Truck Driver~Avon ParkHS Diploma or GED; 1 yr verifi able experience & CDL ÂAÂŽ current DOT certificate required. $16/hr Must pass background check. Call 800-929-2715ask for Mike Solis or Rob Da g ue W O RKER S NEEDED 10 workers needed for Reyes Nature Greens, LLC. for white pine tips, corn, cabbage and pumpkin harvesting from 07/30/18 to 12/20/18. Workers will be paid $0.11+ per lb of pine tips, but will be guaranteed $11.46 per hour. Job location is in Grayson county Virginia. This j ob opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to w or kers who cannot reasonabl y return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the w ork contract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Address of Order Holding Office is 200 Bob Morrison Blvd., Ste 100, Bristol, VA 24201. Workers interested can apply for th is job at the neares t State Work Agency with job order 1358204. CENTRAL FLORIDA TIRE TERMINAL, INC.,Avon Park Seeks a Tire Section Repair Specialist to inspect damaged tires; diagnose reparability; and perform repair procedure. Must have 1 yr. of exp. as Tire Repair Specialist or related. Send resumes to Robert Reisig at: firstname.lastname@example.org PROFESSIONAL2010 Home Design DraftsmanWanted~Experience in Chief Architect Software preferred but not required. Submit resumes: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATORThe Human Resource Coordinator supports the HR Director and Ranch management by performing multiple responsibilities such as hiring, recruiting, training, development and maintenance of personnel records as well as ensuring all Ranch employees and contractors are paid accurately and on time. This position handles Ranch Division timekeeping and payroll. The Human Resources Coo rdinator is responsible for benefits administration to include enrollments, changes, terminations with carriers and carrier invoice reconciliation. Education/Experience Requirements: Associate or BachelorÂs degree preferable; Minimum of 3 yrs of Human Resource exp. in similar roll; Experience in Benefits and Payroll Administration; Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as Microsoft Office Suite. To review the job description and apply online visit www.lykesranch.com and click the careers tab. Affirmative Action Employer/ Drug-Smoke Free Workplace/ M/F/D/V Equal Employment Opportunity Employer S e b r i ng I nsurance A gency Opening for a 220 or 440 Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 Bilingual preferred. Must have transportation. Email resume:email@example.com drop off at: 3019 US Hwy 27 N., Sebring. NEEDCASH? MEDICAL2030 CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTSWe currently have three (3) Full Time positions working 12 hour shifts, that is three days per week, gives you more time to spend with your families. We have Excellent Benefits, Medical, ST, LTD, Dental, Free Life Ins., PTO, Holidays and 401K. Come and apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W Stratford Rd., Avon Park. (863) 453-6674. EOE/MF/DFWP. MEDICAL2030 Residential Assistants NeededNo Experience NecessaryWe will Train All Shifts Available In Sebring and Avon ParkApply at4352 Independence St. Avon ParkEOE/Drug Free Workplace NEW Hourly Rate for C.N.A.s !! NEW Weekend Differential Rate!EmployeesCelebratedfor Years of Service Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Benefits Available AnnualEmployee Picnics Annual Celebration of Seniors & Staff Payroll deductions for onsite Employee Cafe Payroll deduction for shoes and uniforms FREE CEUÂs & CPR Classes Apply Onlineatwww.palmsofsebring.com 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 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 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.
B8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com MEDICAL2030 NURSES We are accepting applications for nurses for the 7p-7a shift at Royal Care of Avon Park. Prefer at least one year of experience in a long-term care facility or other related health care facility. We offer competitive salary, full range of benefits including PTO and free life policy & shift differentials. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W Stratford Rd., Avon Park. 863-453-6674EOE/MF/DFWP. RNs & LPNs WantedExperience pref., but will train. Apply in Person:5030 US 27 N., Sebring 863-385-1074Email: firstname.lastname@example.org AREYOUONLINE? INCREASEYOUR EXPOSURE! Addyourinternetaddress toyouradforalittleextra! RESTAURANT/ HOTEL2040 PT B arten d er N ee d e d ~ to fill in during summer. Exp. pref. Apply at American Legion Post 25, 1490 US Hwy 27 N. Lake Placid. NO CALLS PLEASE Now Hiring: Experienced Servers BartendersLine CooksNight PortersApply in Personbetween 2-4 pm Onlyat 3101Golfview Rd., Sebring. Or Email Resume to:email@example.com SKILLED TRADES2050 J ourneyman El ectr i c i an W anted~Min. 3 yrs exp. Residentail, Commerical, Govt. rate work. Call Amy 863-386-0491 EXPERIENCED MECHANIC to work on farm equipment, diesel & gasoline engines, fabrication & electrical. Clean Florida Driver License required. Drug free workplace. Apply in Person 8am Â… 11am & 1pm 4pm Monday Â… Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or firstname.lastname@example.org Service Technician Wanted Small engine repair; lawn & garden, full-time. Lake Placid863-465-9641 3000 NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS3010 Cl u bh ouse R enta l s:For Parties, Meetings etc! Wkday discounts! 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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 6000 MERCHANDISE Classified DeadlinesDue to the upcoming July 4th holiday our deadlines for the Classified & Legal sections are as follows:1pm Tuesday June 26 for Thurs. & Fri. June 28 & 29 editions; 1pm Wednesday June 27 for Sat. & Sun. June 30 & July 1 editions; 1pm Thursday June 28 for Mon. & Tues. July 2 & 3 editions; 1pm Friday June 29 for Wed. July 4 edition. This also includes the Thursday Highlands Sun ; 1pm Monday July 2 for Thurs. July 5 edition; 1pm Tuesday July 3 for Fri. July 6 edition.The Highlands News-Sun office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4 Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, July 5. GARAGE SALES6014 Church of the RedeemerChristmas In July8a-2p every Sat in Julyat 910 W. Martin Rd., Avon Park HOUSEHOLD GOODS6030 M eat G r i n d er, v i ntage, $10 00 949-413-3706 W all C lock, vintage,starburst 24ÂŽ diameter, $30.00, 949413-3706 FURNITURE6035 Bookcase, 4 shelves, 6 Â x 30 ÂŽ, $30.00 949-413-3706 Dining Room Table, dark wood, round,6 padded chairs light beige cushions, 42ÂŽ leaf, $150.00, 949-413-3706 "NEW" DOWNTOWN MALLOPEN THU-SAT9a-5pBest Prices on New & Used Furniture and Antiques!! Leather recliner $49 6 sofas from $77-$177 Wood desks from $45 Dbl. dresser & mirror $69 Walnut 5pc dining set $49231 S. Ridgewood Dr. 2 blocks from Circle 863-212-9576 We Buy/Sell Clean Used Furniture. Best Prices in Town!Sebring Furniture 1542 Lakeview Dr. (next to Save-a-Lot)863-386-1119 King Mattress set~ used, excellent cond. Posturpedic foam. $100. 863-414-2511 Kitchen Utility Cabinet 2 shelves, bottom storage, on rollers, 26 x 31x 20, $40.00 949-413-3706 FINDYOUR BESTFRIEND INTHE CLASSIFIEDS! N urs i ng roc ki ng c h a i r $45 Roching chair w/cushion $40. Beveled glass top sofa table $40. Solid wood entertainment console, low in height, $45. All new condition. 863-273-2260. ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES6070 Private Buyer for Disabled Vetspaying highest prices for metals coin/stamp collections, die cast & hot wheels & any collectibles 954-234-3028 Sebring Antiques Close Out Drastic reductions on merch Going out of business!6205 US 27 S. 863-991-4667 MUSICAL6090 Guitar~ Yamaha Acoustic, 6 string solid wood top, $145,863-385-3433 PHOTOGRAPHY/ VIDEO6140 Panasonic Lumix Digital C amera DMC-ZS1, 10.1MP w/12x wide angle mega opt image stabilized zoom & 2.7ÂŽ LCD, tri-pod/man ual incl., $225 863-273-7625 LAWN & GARDEN6160 16ÂÂ Rotary Scott Spreader $10 863-402-5677 Lawn S preader, f ertilizer, $30.00 949-413-3706 OUTDOOR LIVING6161 W icker Patio S et, brown loveseat, 2 chairs, coffee table & 2 sets of different cushions, $200.00 863-273-7625 TOOLS/ MACHINERY6190 12ÂŽ Delta Drill Press~ on stand w/clamp; multi speed. $70. 863-402-5677 14ÂŽ Delta Wood Cutting Band Saw~ on metal stand. $265. 863-402-5677 Craftsman Combo Disc & Belt Sander~ $25. 863-402-5677 S tinger C N 1 00 C ap Nailer w / case. Incl. 6000 caps & nails. $200; Central Pneumatic air cutter 4,ÂŽ high speed, 5 blades incl. $10. 863-991-0921 DOGS6233 White German Shepherd Puppies~ 2 wks old. AKC reg., vet cert. Male & female. $950 each. 305-527-9762 Y orkie Puppies~ 3( M ) choco late & Âchocolate partyÂŽ CKC reg w/full reg & FL health cert., vet checked & microchip. $1,200 & up 863-243-0902 PET ADOPTION6238 Ki ttens(4) bl ac k 7 w k s o ld Free to good home. 863-4650558 APPLIANCES6250 26 cu f t re f r i gerator, s id eb yside, water ice in-door, $400. GE flat top self-cleaning stove, $150. Whirlpool over stove mi crowave, $100. All almond color & exc cond, 863-382-6285. 4 cu ft GE Fridge~ Ideal for Dorm room! $45. 863-402-5677 Used AppliancesUp to 90 day warranty. Call 863-655-4995Help Wanted Kitchen Appliances ~glass top stove, $150; dishwasher, microwave, $50 ea. All for $200 A ll off white. 863-658-2303 MISCELLANEOUS6260 2 glass front indoor nitches (for ashes), Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Avon Park, value $4200, sell $3500 863-4025677 P oc k et W atc h w / stan d Ti mber Wolf, Franklin Mint, beautiful detail, chain/case incl., EC must see -$140-863-273-7625 MISCELLANEOUS6260 TROPICAL FRUIT TREESAvocados Bananas Citrus trees Mango Peach Longan Starfruit Soursop Figs Jujubee Lychee Mulberry Papaya Sugarapple Jackfruit Tamarind Coconut trees Miracle Fruit Blueberries Jabatacaba Sapote & Guava Pure Raw Honey 91 Carefree Ct.,or 744 US Hwy 27 N., Venus, FL 33960. 305-216-8452 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! S ontera Hunter f an, 5 2 ÂÂ, new in box, lights & remote control, white, $100, 863-471-1042. WANTED TO BUY/TRADE6270 Wanted to Buy Mid Â60s Volkswagen Beetle. 814-282-9217 7000TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE7005 AUTO DEALS&STEALSSell Your New or Used Auto Easy Advertise in the Classifieds!Only $27.50 for 7 days (4 lines) Add a photo for only $10 more! AUTOS WANTED7260 Cars Trucks SUVs etc From $1000-$100k~NO JUNK! I come to you! Call Sam239-595-4021 GOLFCARTS7327 2007 CLUB CAR With rear dump bed, heavy duty good cond, $2500. 863-273-2417 Classified=Sales BOATS-POWERED7330 2015 Key West 17.6 CC Boat Trailer & 115 Evinrude E-Tec w/only 20 hrs. Includes new trolling motor, bimini top, custom mooring cover, Garmin electronics, much more. Like new, must see! $20,472. Leave message: 863-382-7977;863-385-1449 CYCLES/MOPEDS/ SCOOTERS7360 2005 S uzu ki B ou l evar d 800 21,000 mi., good shape, ne w windshield/battery, accessories, $2500 OBO, 616-890-9930.The fear of family separation is nothing new for many immigrants living in the U.S. In fact, that fear, heightened in recent weeks, has been forcing a tough decision. Advocates say a growing number of American children are dropping out of Medicaid and other government programs because their parents are not citizens. Marlene is an undocumented resident of Texas and has two children who are U.S. citizens who qualify for Medicaid, the federal-state program for low-income people. One of her children has some disabilities. ÂMy son is receiving speech therapy,ÂŽ she said in Spanish. ÂBut itÂs been difÂ“cult.ÂŽ It was a long journey to get the right evaluations and diagnoses, and her son is Â“nally making progress, Marlene said. But she braces for a day when he might have to do without this therapy and others that are paid for through Medicaid. Because sheÂs undocumented, sheÂs extremely nervous about Â“lling out applications for government programs like this. Already, she has decided to stop receiving food stamps, now known as SNAP, which her children, as citizens, are entitled to based on the familyÂs income. She dropped it because the application to receive those beneÂ“ts changed, she said. ÂThey are asking a lot of questions,ÂŽ she said. ÂThey are investigating oneÂs life from head to toe.ÂŽ Marlene said she was nervous, in particular, about being asked to provide years of pay stubs and other eligibility requirements she had not experienced before. Marlene said the application alone made her Âsick from stress.ÂŽ Repeated calls and emails to Texas health ofÂ“cials to ask about the changes in the beneÂ“ts application process went unanswered. Health care groups say theyÂve observed other immigrant families making similar choices, and they think it will accelerate if a proposed change to green card eligibility becomes law. Under the proposed change, if family members receive government services Â„ even if those family members are citizens Â„ it would ding the applicantsÂ chances of approval for permanent residency. ÂWe are seeing families having to make this impossible choice,ÂŽ said Maria Hernandez, the founder of Vela, a nonproÂ“t in Austin that helps parents who have children with disabilities. Hernandez instructs parents how to advocate for their children and how to Â“nd the appropriate health care and therapies for their kids, and helps them Â“nd community support, among other things. She conducts many of these classes in what used to be an elementary school on the east side of Austin. ÂWe are working with families who the parents are immigrants but the children are born here,ÂŽ Hernandez said. Parents tell Hernandez they feel like they canÂt risk any attention from the government, even if that means losing badly needed beneÂ“ts for their kids.Fearing deportation, parents ending kidsÂhealth benefits KAISER HEALTH NEWS
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The Â“ndings are yet another indicator of the range of diseases that can be caused by mosquito bites in Florida, in keeping with a recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that highlighted the almost doubling of vector-borne disease cases in the United States since the early 2000s. ÂAlthough the virus has never previously been found in humans, the infection may actually be fairly common in North Florida,ÂŽ said J. Glenn Morris, director of the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute and corresponding author of the report on the virus published June 9 in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. ÂItÂs one of these instances where if you donÂt know to look for something, you donÂt Â“nd it,ÂŽ he added. The virus, called ÂKeystone virusÂŽ after the location in the Tampa Bay area where it was initially identiÂ“ed in 1964, has been found in animal populations along coastal regions stretching from Texas to the Chesapeake Bay. While there were no reports of human infection until now, human infection has long been suspected. A 1972 article in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene reported Keystone virus antibodies in 19 to 21 percent of the people tested in the Tampa Bay region. The new report, titled ÂKeystone Virus Isolated from a Florida Teenager with Rash and Subjective Fever: Another Endemic Arbovirus in the Southeastern United States?,ÂŽ says a teenage boy went into an urgent care clinic in North Central Florida with a rash and fever symptoms in August 2016, during the Zika virus epidemic in Florida and the Caribbean. Because of concerns about Zika, laboratory samples were collected from the patient; however, all studies were negative for Zika or related viruses. Unexpectedly, UF researchers did Â“nd Keystone virus when they did viral cultures from the patient samples. Although the patient did not report symptoms of encephalitis, researchers report that the virus grew well in Neuro2A cell cultures. Neuro-2A cells are mouse brain cells, and the ability of the virus to grow in these cells suggests that Keystone virus can infect brain cells, and may pose a risk for brain infections. ÂThis virus is part of a group commonly known as the California serogroup of viruses,ÂŽ said John Lednicky, Ph.D., a research professor in the UF College of Public Health and Health ProfessionsÂ department of environmental and global health and a member of the Emerging Pathogens Institute. Lednicky is the Â“rst author of the report. ÂThese viruses are known to cause encephalitis in several species, including humans,ÂŽ he added.UF HEALTH NEWS
B10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 2, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Experience YogaÂs healing breathThe Â“rst independence of our life begins with our Â“rst breath. As we grow, we become more conscious of our breathing when we say, Âwe are out of breath,ÂŽ after strenuous exercise, lifting, running, walking, swimming. As we perform activities, our breath is more fully realized and we focus on deeper breathing. We often use the phrase, Âthe breath of life.ÂŽ In Yoga, we refer to deep breathing when performing postures using Âthe healing breath.ÂŽ There is a reason. Seven time Mr. Olympia, Arnold Schwarzeneger, says visualizing and concentrating on the goals you desire to manifest in the body depends on a practice Âto make the muscles respond to a speciÂ“c purpose which is heightened by uncommon resolve.ÂŽ In Yoga, the healing breath brings the Â”ow of oxygen into the muscles and takes concentration to send the oxygenated blood into tightened places. This practice takes purposeful focus as Schwarzeneger stresses visualizing the muscles growing and actualizing what the mind is telling the muscles to do. In Yoga practice, the mind prepares the body by engaging the breath through deep inhales and exhales through the nose. We call deep breathing in Yoga, Âthe healing breath,ÂŽ which means actualizing the image in our thoughts of the muscles, organs and tissues functioning in concert and at their maximum capacity. The healing breath is not strenuous as it is part of the Yoga body Â”ow that rejuvenates and enlivens the body through the slow movement, breathing and holding postures with concentration to eliminate body toxins and oxygenate the blood. LetÂs practice: 1. Stand tall with feet shoulder width apart, toes pointed straight forward, arms lengthened by the sides and a straight back, eyes closed. 2.Inhaling deeply through the nose, hold the breath for a count of three as you pull the breath through the top of the head then deeply exhaling through the nose. Take three regular breaths. 3.This time as you inhale deeply, visualize the healing breath traveling in the blood to the muscles, tissues and organs. Then, begin to deeply exhale through the nose and visualize the muscles, tissues and organs releasing tension. You have now learned the simple Â”ow of the healing breath to rejuvenate the body and conÂ“dence and calmness.YOGA FOR LIFENANCY DALE SUMMER YOGA CLASSES:Every Friday 5:30 p.m. at GoldÂs Gym, Sebring NEW CLASSES: YMCA, Tuesdays/Thursdays, 10 to 11 a.m., Sebring COURTESY PHOTOYoga teacher Nancy Dale shows the Âextended right angleÂŽ pose. Thomas C. Lackey II, D.O.General SurgeonRachel Sims A.R.N.P863-402-56004759 Lakeview Dr., Suite 101 Â€ Sebring, FL 33870www.Â” oridalakessurgical.com Medicare, Medicaid & most insurances cover vein treatment and our ofÂ“ ce will assist in every way to help navigate the insurance requirements & policiesBEST Vein Specialist BEST General Surgeon BEST Colon & Rectal Surgeon BEST Bariatric Surgeon Voted ReÂ” ux is caused by a weak muscle in your esophagus called the Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES). The LES is your bodyÂs ReÂ” ux Barrier. Normally your ReÂ” ux Barrier acts like a one-way valve, allowing food and liquid to pass into the stomach, but preventing stomach contents from Â” owing back into the esophagus. In people with reÂ” ux, the ReÂ” ux Barrier allows harmful acid and bile to Â” ow back into the esophagus. LINX. A revolutionary solution for reÂ” ux diseaseCompassionate & Commited to Providing the Best Surgical Care for Our CommunityReÂ” ux is a disease, not a bad meal choice. Serving Highlands, Hardee, Desoto, Polk, and Okeechobee Counties for over 11 years. y adno=3585139 & Cat Call for more information863-385-0161 ext. 0725 South Pine St. Sebringwww.palmsofsebring.com DOG (& CAT) DAZE OF SUMMERAccepting donations to help Highlands County Humane SocietyAccepting items until August 9, 2018NEEDED ITEMS:Mean Green, Long Commercial Garden Hoses, Mr. Clean Antibacterial Cleaner, Postage Stamps, Paper Towels, Garbage Bags, Mops, Brooms, Canned Cat & Dog Food & Treats, Kitty Litter, Chew Toys/Bones, Towels, Dawn Dish Soap, Bleach, Liquid Laundry Soap & Much More! FREE Event from 5-7pmwith Chef MacÂs Hot Dogs Plus some ÂBarking GoodÂŽ Toppings Bring your friendly doggies too!Please RSVP to 863-385-0161 ext. 0 The Palms of Sebring Welcomes You & Your Family to the August 9, 2018 OPEN HOUSE adno=3590592 Doggie Fashion Show! Now Accepting New Patients!Welcome Amy De La Fuente, A.R.N.P.To Bassetti & Associates, M.D., P.A. 863-314-00015825 U.S. Hwy 27 North, Sebring adno=3585064 Serious Legal Experience for Serious Injuries 2154 LAKEVIEW DRIVE Â€ SEBRING, FL 33870 (863) 471-0003 LILLYBROWNLAW.COM FREE CONSULTATION Â€ AVAILABLE 24/7 Steve Brownadno=3568384
The News Wire Monday, July 2, 2018 STATE Â€ NATIONAL Â€ WORLD Â€ BUSINESS Â€ WEATHER Toy Story Land opening at Disney in FloridaSee page 8 AP FILE PHOTOIn this May 31 le photo, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada announced Friday, June 29, billions of dollars in retaliatory taris against the U.S. in response to the Trump administrationÂs duties on Canadian steel and aluminum, saying Friday it wonÂt back down. OTTAWA, Ontario Â„ Canada began imposing tariffs Sunday on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administrationÂs new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States. Some U.S. products, mostly steel and iron, face 25 percent tariffs, the same penalty the United States slapped on imported steel at the end of May. Other U.S. imports, from ketchup to pizza to dishwasher detergent, will face a 10 percent tariff at the Canadian border, the same as AmericaÂs tax on imported aluminum. Trump had enraged Canada and other U.S. allies by declaring imported steel and aluminum a threat to AmericaÂs national security and therefore a legitimate target for U.S. tariffs. Canada is the United StatesÂ second-biggest trading partner in goods, just behind China. Speaking Sunday in Leamington, Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked Canadians for standing united against President Donald TrumpÂs sanctions. He urged Canadians to Âmake their choices accordinglyÂŽ in considering whether to buy American products. The selection of Leamington, known as CanadaÂs tomato capital, was no accident. The town is home to a food-processing plant that supplies tomato paste and other products to FrenchÂs, a major competitor of Kraft Heinz. Heinz left Canada and sold its Leamington plant in 2014, after 105 years of Canadian operations. The new Canadian tariffs, which took effect at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, are hitting a long list of U.S. consumer goods, including ketchup and other Kraft Heinz products. As part of his combative America First approach, Trump has repeatedly attacked the trade policies of the United StatesÂ northern neighbor, citing CanadaÂs triple-digit tariffs on dairy products, which account for only about 0.1 percent of U.S.-Canada trade. The United States, in fact, last year enjoyed a $2.8 billion overall trade surplus with Canada. Trump has also tried to pressure Canada and Mexico into agreeing to rewrite the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement to shift more auto production and investment to the United States. But that effort has stalled, and Trump said Sunday that he didnÂt expect a deal that he could support until after the U.S. midterm elections in November.Canada tariffs on US goods from ketchup to lawn mowers beginBy PAUL WISEMAN and TRACEY LINDEMANASSOCIATED PRESSKABUL, Afghanistan Â„ A suicide bomber targeted a group of Sikhs and Hindus on their way to meet AfghanistanÂs president in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people. Inamullah Miakhail, spokesperson for the provincial hospital in Nangarhar, said that 17 out of 19 dead in the attack are from the minority Sikh and Hindu community. Miakhail added that at least 10 of 20 wounded were also from the same minority community and are undergoing treatment at a Jalalabad hospital. Narendr Singh, one of the wounded Sikh from SundayÂs attack, conÂ“rmed to The Associated Press by phone from his hospital bed in Jalalabad that the attack targeted their convoy. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesperson for the provincial governor, said that a number of and shops vehicles caught Â“re as result of the attack. Gen. Ghulam Sanayee Stanekzai, NangarharÂs police chief, said that the attacker targeted the group on its way to the governorÂs compound. They had planned to meet with President Ashraf Ghani, who was visiting the region on Sunday. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Taliban and an Islamic State afÂ“liate are active in the province. Sikhs and Hindus have long suffered widespread discrimination in the conservative Muslim country and been targeted by Islamic extremists. Today the community is comprised of only around 1,000 people. Under Taliban rule Bomber targets Sikhs, Hindus in Afghanistan; 19 deadASSOCIATED PRESSMCALLEN, Texas Â„ Border Patrol arrests fell sharply in June to the lowest level since February, according to a U.S. ofÂ“cial, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases. The drop may reÂ”ect seasonal trends or it could signal that President Donald TrumpÂs Âzero-toleranceÂŽ policy to criminally prosecute every adult who enters the country illegally is having a deterrent effect. The agency made 34,057 arrests on the border with Mexico during June, down 16 percent from 40,344 in May, according to the ofÂ“cial, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the numbers are not yet intended for public release. The June tally is preliminary and subject to change. Arrests were still more than double from 16,077 in June 2017, but the sharp decline from spring could undercut the Trump administrationÂs narrative of a border in crisis. Customs and Border Protection, which includes the Border Patrol, declined to comment on the numbers, saying it doesnÂt discuss them as a matter of policy until public release Âto ensure consistency and accuracy.ÂŽ The administration announced in early May that it was prosecuting every illegal entry, including adults who came with their children. The BOISE, Idaho Â„ A man who was recently asked to leave a Boise apartment complex is suspected of going on a stabbing rampage there that injured nine people, including six children, police said Sunday. Four of the victims have life-threatening injuries. Timmy Kinner, 30, is facing nine counts of aggravated battery and six counts of injury to a child for the late Saturday violence. The Boise Police Department said they believe Kinner, from Los Angeles, was a temporary resident of the apartment complex but had been asked to leave on Friday. The complex houses many resettled refugee families, but Kinner is not a refugee. Police said they do not yet have an exact motive. Esrom Habte, 12, and Fathi Mahamoud, 11, were playing in the grass behind their apartment when the attack began. ÂIt was kind of scary because we were outside,ÂŽ Habte told news media as his mother looked on. ÂHe was chasing people and stabbing people.ÂŽ ÂWe saw him saying bad words and stabbing a grown-up really hard and a lot of times,ÂŽ Habte said. The children ran into an apartment and hid in a closet with other children until police told them it was safe to come out, he said. On Sunday, colorful bouquets rested just outside crime scene tape. ÂThis incident is not a representation of our community but a single evil individual who attacked people without provocation that we are aware of at this time,ÂŽ Bones said during a press conference Saturday night. Police found stabbing victims both inside the complex and in the parking lot; Kinner was arrested a short distance away. Bones said the attack resulted in the most victims in a single incident in Boise Police Department history. ÂAs you can imagine, the Wylie Street Apartment and our community is reeling from this attack,ÂŽ he said.Border Patrol arrests dropped sharply in June6 children among 9 injured inIdaho mass stabbingBy ELLIOT SPAGATASSOCIATED PRESSBy REBECCA BOONEASSOCIATED PRESS ARRESTS | 3 BOMBER | 3 AP PHOTOTimmy Kinner, 30, is seen in a July 1 booking photo provided by the Ada County SheriÂs Oce.AP FILE PHOTOIn this Aug. 11, 2017, photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent escorts an immigrant suspected of crossing into the United States illegally along the Rio Grande near Granjeno, Texas. A U.S. ocial tells The Associated Press that Border Patrol arrests fell sharply in June 2018 to the lowest level since February, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases. adno=50538230 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018
Page 2 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, July 2, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA stray afternoon t-storm A t-storm in the eveningHIGH 92 LOW 7550% chance of rain 55% chance of rainMostly cloudy and humid; a p.m. t-storm91 / 7470% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURESome sun, a t-storm late in the afternoon90 / 7350% chance of rain WEDNESDAYPartly sunny, humid; an afternoon t-storm91 / 7560% chance of rain THURSDAYMostly cloudy, a t-storm possible; humid91 / 7530% chance of rain SATURDAYSome sun, a t-storm possible in the p.m.92 / 7630% chance of rain FRIDAY 2 5 11 11 2 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 300-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : scgov.net 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the AccuWeather.com UV IndexÂ’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIAÂ’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE89961031059992Air Quality Index readings as of SundayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Sunday Sebring through 2 p.m. Sunday Venice through 2 p.m. Sunday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.34ÂŽ Month to date 0.00ÂŽ Normal month to date 0.31ÂŽ Year to date 26.53ÂŽ Normal year to date 21.27ÂŽ Record 2.50ÂŽ (2013) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.25ÂŽ 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. Trace Month to date Trace Normal month to date 0.26ÂŽ Year to date 14.09ÂŽ Normal year to date 21.00ÂŽ Record 2.50ÂŽ (2013) High/Low 93/77 Normal High/Low 92/73 Record High 96 (1984) Record Low 63 (1981) High/Low 91/73 High/Low 90/77 Normal High/Low 90/74 Record High 94 (2015) Record Low 66 (1981)Pollen Index readings as of Sunday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 15.98 2.74 2.50 15.98/2018 J un. 6.23 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 0.00 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 26.53 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Tue.Apalachicola 88 78 t 91 75 pc Bradenton 91 77 t 90 75 pc Clearwater 90 77 t 90 75 pc Coral Springs 91 77 pc 90 76 sh Daytona Beach 89 76 pc 87 74 sh Fort Lauderdale 90 78 pc 88 78 sh Fort Myers 92 74 t 91 73 c Gainesville 92 74 t 90 73 t Jacksonville 90 74 pc 89 74 sh Key Largo 88 78 pc 87 77 t Key West 88 81 t 88 80 sh Lakeland 92 73 t 90 72 t Melbourne 91 77 pc 89 76 sh Miami 89 74 t 88 74 t Naples 92 77 t 90 77 pc Ocala 90 73 t 89 72 t Okeechobee 89 72 t 88 70 t Orlando 90 72 t 89 72 t Panama City 87 77 t 89 74 pc Pensacola 84 78 t 87 77 t Pompano Beach 91 76 pc 89 78 sh St. Augustine 87 76 pc 86 75 sh St. Petersburg 90 74 t 89 72 pc Sarasota 90 73 t 91 73 t Tallahassee 88 75 t 92 74 pc Tampa 90 76 t 90 75 pc Vero Beach 90 72 pc 90 72 pc West Palm Beach 88 75 pc 87 75 sh 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 7:40a 1:10a 5:40p 11:49a Tue. 8:12a 1:46a 6:30p 12:53p Today 6:17a 10:05a 4:17p --Tue. 6:49a 12:02a 5:07p 11:09a Today 5:58a 8:29a 2:27p 10:53p Tue. 6:35a 9:33a 3:07p 11:30p Today 8:12a 1:39a 6:12p 12:18p Tue. 8:44a 2:15a 7:02p 1:22p Today 4:32a 8:44a 2:32p 10:41p Tue. 5:04a 9:48a 3:22p 11:19p SSW 4-8 0-1 Light S 6-12 1-2 LightFt. Myers 92/74 storms afternoon Punta Gorda 93/74 storms afternoon Sarasota 90/73 storms afternoon 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. 2018Last Jul 6 New Jul 12 First Jul 19 Full Jul 27 Today 11:40 p.m. 10:22 a.m. Tuesday none 11:14 a.m. Today 6:38 a.m. 8:27 p.m. Tuesday 6:39 a.m. 8:26 p.m. Today 9:43a 3:31a 10:05p 3:54p Tue. 10:32a 4:21a 10:54p 4:43p Wed. 11:20a 5:09a 11:42p 5:31p Monterrey 96/69 Chihuahua 92/66 Los Angeles 77/62 Washington 98/77 New York 93/78 Miami 89/74 Atlanta 86/73 Detroit 88/72 Houston 97/76 Kansas City 89/69 Chicago 86/65 Minneapolis 88/71 El Paso 98/72 Denver 94/61 Billings 78/52 San Francisco 75/59 Seattle 69/52 Toronto 87/65 Montreal 96/73 Winnipeg 78/61 Ottawa 96/68 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: 07/2/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 94 70 s 92 65 pc Anchorage 70 56 s 73 57 s Atlanta 86 73 t 90 72 c Baltimore 98 73 pc 94 73 pc Billings 78 52 pc 74 53 pc Birmingham 86 73 t 90 74 c Boise 81 49 s 77 53 pc Boston 85 73 s 90 74 s Buffalo 88 69 t 87 70 t Burlington, VT 98 76 s 92 70 t Charleston, WV 89 69 t 95 71 pc Charlotte 92 72 pc 95 72 t Chicago 86 65 s 90 76 pc Cincinnati 88 73 t 89 72 t Cleveland 89 74 t 88 75 t Columbia, SC 94 75 pc 94 73 t Columbus, OH 90 74 t 89 73 t Concord, NH 92 68 s 96 69 t Dallas 102 80 s 102 80 s Denver 94 61 s 96 63 pc Des Moines 86 65 s 91 74 s Detroit 88 72 t 89 74 t Duluth 83 62 pc 81 61 t Fairbanks 70 52 pc 75 53 pc Fargo 87 68 t 86 71 t Hartford 97 70 s 96 72 pc Helena 74 47 pc 71 45 pc Honolulu 87 73 c 86 75 pc Houston 97 76 s 95 77 pc Indianapolis 89 73 t 89 73 t Jackson, MS 92 71 t 86 70 t Kansas City 89 69 s 93 72 s Knoxville 85 70 t 90 70 t Las Vegas 107 82 s 105 80 s Los Angeles 77 62 pc 76 62 pc Louisville 90 76 t 89 75 t Memphis 95 75 t 90 74 t Milwaukee 81 67 s 82 72 pc Minneapolis 88 71 pc 88 74 pc Montgomery 88 72 t 92 72 t Nashville 91 73 t 89 73 t New Orleans 89 76 t 84 74 t New York City 93 78 pc 92 76 pc Norfolk, VA 93 76 pc 89 75 pc Oklahoma City 93 70 pc 97 70 s Omaha 88 70 s 92 76 pc Philadelphia 99 76 pc 95 75 pc Phoenix 107 82 s 107 82 s Pittsburgh 89 72 t 90 73 pc Portland, ME 76 66 s 85 69 pc Portland, OR 70 53 c 77 60 pc Providence 89 70 s 89 72 s Raleigh 95 74 s 93 72 pc Salt Lake City 94 66 s 93 63 s St. Louis 89 76 pc 92 77 s San Antonio 101 75 s 101 76 s San Diego 73 64 pc 73 64 pc San Francisco 75 59 pc 75 58 pc Seattle 69 52 c 74 56 pc Washington, DC 98 77 pc 95 75 pc Amsterdam 77 57 s 76 55 s Baghdad 112 87 s 117 88 s Beijing 89 73 pc 92 73 pc Berlin 73 53 pc 79 55 s Buenos Aires 57 35 c 50 38 pc Cairo 96 74 s 97 77 s Calgary 59 45 r 54 45 c Cancun 88 75 pc 88 76 t Dublin 72 52 pc 70 52 s Edmonton 59 48 sh 62 47 sh Halifax 68 57 c 74 63 pc Kiev 59 51 r 66 54 c London 84 59 s 81 57 s Madrid 84 59 s 89 61 s Mexico City 74 54 t 73 55 t Montreal 96 73 t 92 69 s Ottawa 96 68 t 92 63 s Paris 85 64 pc 86 65 pc Regina 73 50 s 74 53 pc Rio de Janeiro 83 71 s 86 70 s Rome 83 66 s 83 68 pc St. JohnÂs 54 45 c 71 55 pc San Juan 88 78 pc 88 78 pc Sydney 62 50 c 65 50 pc Tokyo 88 77 s 87 77 pc Toronto 87 65 t 88 68 pc Vancouver 66 52 pc 68 56 pc Winnipeg 78 61 s 77 64 tHigh ................... 102 at Needles, CALow ....................... 28 at Walden, CO(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)84Violent thunderstorms dumped hail the size of hensÂ eggs on Louisville, Ky., on July 2, 1980. Q: What is the record high temperature for the United States in July?A: 134(F) at Death Valley, Calif., on July 10, 1913 Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todayÂs weather. Temperatures are todayÂs highs and tonightÂs lows. North Port 92/75 91/72 92/73 91/74 93/74 92/73 91/72 91/72 91/73 90/76 91/77 90/78 90/77 92/74 92/74 93/74 91/74 93/74 92/74 92/74 92/74 92/73 93/73 90/74 92/74 90/78 90/77 90/75 93/74 91/75 90/76 91/73 90/73 90/77 89/78 91/75 91/75 92/75 AP PHOTOIn this photo dated Nov. 22, 2010, notorious French criminal Redoine Faid poses prior to an interview with French all-news TV channel, LCI, as he was promoting his book, in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, France. PARIS Â„ A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after a helicopter carrying several heavily armed commandos landed in a courtyard, freed him from a visiting room and carried him away. It was the second daring escape by Redoine Faid, who once blasted his way out of a different prison with explosives hidden in tissue packs. His latest escape, from Reau Prison, took only Âa few minutes,ÂŽ FranceÂs Justice Ministry said. Unarmed guards said they could do nothing to prevent it. Dressed all in black, two commandos wearing balaclavas and police armbands entered the prison to look for Faid. They used a grinding machine to open the door to the visiting room, Martial Delabroye, a representative of the guardsÂ union, told BFM television. The commandos set off smoke canisters to hide from video cameras, and the helicopter touched down in the only part of the complex that was not covered by anti-helicopter netting, said another union member, Loic Delbroc. When the chopper arrived, Faid was meeting with his brother in the visiting room. A third commando was holding the pilot at gunpoint, union members said. French media reported that the three men took the pilot hostage at a flying club in the Paris region. He was later released with no physical injuries. The helicopter was found burned in the town of Garges-lesGonesse, in the northern suburbs of Paris. Faid was believed to have left by car along with his accomplices. French prosecutors opened an investigation into the escape. Investigators were questioning FaidÂs brother on Sunday afternoon. The 46-year-old Faid was serving time for the 2010 death of a young police officer killed during a botched robbery. In the 1990s, he led a gang involved in robbing banks and armored vans. He was arrested in 1998 after three years on the run in Switzerland and Israel, according to French media reports. Faid was freed in 2009 after serving 10 years. At the time, he swore that he had turned his life around, writing a confessional book about his life of crime and going on an extensive media tour in 2010. Still, he was the suspected mastermind of the attempted armed robbery in 2010 that led to a high-speed chase and a shootout with police that killed 26-yearold Aurelie Fouquet. He was arrested in 2011. MEXICO CITY Â„ Mexicans voted Sunday in national elections that were widely expected to result in a profound shift in the countryÂs political direction. Police were out in force near voting booths set up in the capital and elsewhere. During the campaigns, dozens of candidates were killed, mostly in provincial areas where organized crime is in control. Polls showed a seemingly insurmountable 20-point lead for presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who ran under the banner of his own political party, the National Regeneration Movement, known as Morena. The movement began four years ago after Lopez Obrador Â„ a veteran politician and former mayor of Mexico City Â„ split from the center-left party that he once headed. Lopez ObradorÂs election could result in a sea change in Mexican politics, experts say, and also could affect MexicoÂs relations with the United States. Lopez Obrador, who lost the past two presidential elections, has championed a leftist, populist agenda that has resonated in a nation where many are fed up with corruption, rising crime and a slumping economy. The political maverick has vowed to smash Âthe maÂ“a of power,ÂŽ his depiction of the elite clique of political parties and business interests that have long dominated Mexico. His anti-status quo message has overwhelmed similar vows of ÂchangeÂŽ from the presidential aspirants from more traditional parties. Lopez Obrador has consistently rejected opposition characterizations of him as MexicoÂs version of Hugo Chavez Â„ the late Venezuelan leftist leader and longtime U.S. antagonist. Lopez Obrador has said he favors a new free-trade agreement with the United States and has reassured business interests that he will protect investments. For almost a century, Mexican presidents have come either the long-dominant Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, which emerged from the Mexican Revolution to rule the country in autocratic fashion for more than seven decades; and the center-right National Action Party, which won the presidency from the PRI in elections 2000 and 2006. The current president, Enrique Pena Nieto, standard-bearer of the PRI, was barred by term limits from running for re-election. His time in ofÂ“ce has been widely seen as ineffective, and he has had historically low approval ratings. The seemingly inevitability of Lopez ObradorÂs victory has left the principal candidates from MexicoÂs traditional parties Â„ the PRI and the National Action Party Â„ in what many here have called a race for second place. The PRI candidate, Jose Antonio Meade, 49, a lawyer and Yale-educated economist, was named the ruling party nominee even though he was not a party member. The idea was to put forward a candidate not tarnished with the PRIÂs history of corruption and the current administrationÂs legacy of ineffectiveness. The plan doesnÂt appear to have worked. Meade, a prototypical technocrat with a broad grasp of the issues, has shown little spark and seems to lack political charisma. His ÂAll for MexicoÂŽ coalition, led by the PRI, could be headed for a humiliating third-place Â“nish, despite the massive resources of the PRI, its considerable get-out-the-vote expertise and the partyÂs legendary proÂ“ciency at what is referred to here as electoral ÂalchemyÂŽ Â„ the ability to transform losing candidates into winners through various unsavory means, like ballot-box stufÂ“ng and a large turnout of cemetery-dwellers. Anaya, the right-center National Action Party candidate, failed to gain traction after an early debate performance seemed to bolster his standing. Allegations of money-laundering Â„ denied by the candidate Â„ appear to have hurt Anaya. His upper-class background, bossy disposition and often-acerbic campaign tactics donÂt appear to have endeared him to the multitudes of mostly poor and working-class Mexican voters. Also Sunday, Mexicans were to elect a new lower-house Chamber of Deputies, 128 members of the Senate and for thousands of state and municipal ofÂ“cials.Helicopter carrying commandos frees notorious French inmateMexicans vote in pivotal national electionsBy SYLVIE CORBETASSOCIATED PRESSBy PATRICK J. MCDONNELL and KATE LINTHICUMLOS ANGELES TIMES WORLD / WEATHER
The Sun /Monday, July 2, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 3 ALMANACToday is Monday, July 2 the 183rd day of 2018. There are 182 days left in the year. Today in history On July 2, 1937 aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacic Ocean while attempting to make the rst round-the-world ight along the equator. On this date In 1776 the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that Âthese United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.ÂŽ In 1867 New YorkÂs rst elevated rail line, a single track between Battery Place and Greenwich Street, went into operation. In 1881 President James A. Gareld was shot by Charles J. Guiteau at the Washington railroad station; Gareld died the following September. (Guiteau was hanged in June 1882.) In 1892 the Populist Party (also known as the PeopleÂs Party) opened its rst national convention in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1917 rioting erupted in East St. Louis, Illinois, as white mobs attacked black residents; nearly 50 people, mostly blacks, are believed to have died in the violence. In 1926 the United States Army Air Corps was created. In 1955 ÂThe Lawrence Welk ShowÂŽ premiered on ABC-TV under its original title, ÂThe Dodge Dancing Party.ÂŽ In 1961 author Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho. In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a sweeping civil rights bill passed by Congress. In 1977 Russian-American author Vladimir Nabokov, 78, died in Montreux, Switzerland. In 1987 18 Mexican immigrants were found dead inside a locked boxcar near Sierra Blanca, Texas, in what authorities called a botched smuggling attempt; a 19th man survived. In 1997 Academy Awardwinning actor James Stewart died in Beverly Hills, California, at age 89. In 2013 Olympic track star Suzy Favor HamiltonÂs name was removed from the Big Ten female athlete of the year award following revelations she had worked as a prostitute. TodayÂs birthdays Former Philippine rst lady Imelda Marcos is 89. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 88. Actor Robert Ito is 87. Actress Polly Holliday is 81. Racing Hall of Famer Richard Petty is 81. Former White House chief of sta John H. Sununu is 79. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is 76. Writerdirector-comedian Larry David is 71. Luci Baines Johnson daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 71. Actor Saul Rubinek is 70. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 69. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 66. Actress Wendy Schaal is 64. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 62. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 57. Country singer Guy Penrod is 55. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 53. Actress Yancy Butler is 48. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 42. Actor Owain Yeoman is 40. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 39. Singer Michelle Branch is 35. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 34. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 34. Actor Nelson Franklin is 33. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 33. Actress Lindsay Lohan is 32. Actress Margot Robbie is 28. Bible verse ÂTrust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.ÂŽ Â„ Psalms 62:10 Material prosperity can sometimes become an obstacle to your well-being. DonÂt put your trust in money, but in the Lord. separation of more than 2,000 children from their parents sparked an international outcry and Trump reversed course on June 20, ordering that families should stay together. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told agents to temporarily stop referring illegal entry arrests to the Justice Department for prosecution if they involve parents unless they had a criminal history or the childÂs welfare was in question. His edict came Âwithin hoursÂŽ of TrumpÂs directive to avoid splitting families. McAleenan told reporters last week that border arrests were trending lower in June but said he wouldnÂt provide numbers until their public release in early July. ÂI believe the focus on border enforcement has had an impact on the crossings,ÂŽ McAleenan said. Rising temperatures could also be a major inÂ”uence, discouraging people from walking in the scorching and potentially lethal heat in much of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Arrests fell from May to June in four of the previous Â“ve years, last year being the exception. Still, the monthto-month percentage decline is notable. It fell in the low single digits in 2014 amid a major surge in illegal crossings and in 2015. Declines approached 20 percent in 2016 and 2013. The numbers do not reflect activity at official crossings. The Border Patrol polices between ports of entry, not at them.ARRESTSFROM PAGE 1in the late 1990s, they were told to identify themselves by wearing yellow armbands, but the dictate was not wholly enforced. In recent years, large numbers of Sikhs and Hindus have sought asylum in India, which has a Hindu majority and a large Sikh population. In a separate incident, at least 110 people have been hospitalized after drinking from a river in the northern Parwan province, an ofÂ“cial said. Abdul Khalil Farhangi, the head of the main hospital in Charakar, the provincial capital, said it was not clear what caused them to become ill. The symptoms included vomiting and headaches. AfghanistanÂs infrastructure has suffered from decades of war, and many rural communities do not have access to electricity or clean running water.BOMBERFROM PAGE 1 On a recent Friday, a group of visitors from San Diego that included attorneys and a federal judge sat in a Tucson, Arizona, courtroom and watched as illegal border entry cases were adjudicated from start to Â“nish in a matter of hours. Dozens of unauthorized immigrants, wearing the same clothes they were arrested in at the border just a day or two earlier, pleaded guilty and were sentenced by a rotating panel of judges showing off their individual styles, according to a report in the Arizona Daily Star. The San Diego delegation was taking notes on TucsonÂs program Â„ known there and in other Southwest border cities as Operation Streamline Â„ because a similar fast-track system is headed to California to handle the burgeoning caseload under the Trump administrationÂs Âzero toleranceÂŽ crackdown on illegal immigration. The program is tentatively set to begin in San Diego federal court July 9, according to attorneys. Operation Streamline was introduced by the Border Patrol in Texas in 2005 under a different zero-tolerance policy. The program has survived in a few districts, with the overriding goal to prosecute a larger number of people crossing the border illegally by speeding up the process. It was not used in California. Supporters say criminally prosecuting illegal border crossings is as a stronger deterrent than just civil deportations. Critics claim the expedited program jeopardizes defendantsÂ right to due process and have called it Âassembly line justice.ÂŽ Exactly how a fast-track program will work in San Diego is still unclear. A committee including federal judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys has been working out the details. ÂWe are committed to securing the border by enforcing criminal immigration laws in a way that respects due process and the dignity of all involved,ÂŽ said Kelly Thornton, a spokesperson for the U.S. attorneyÂs ofÂ“ce. ÂWe are working collaboratively with the court, the defense bar and law enforcement to set up a process that accomplishes both goals.ÂŽ A woman named Mirian and her 18-month-old son reached Brownsville, Texas, early this year after Â”eeing Honduras, where the military had tear-gassed their home. She made her way to a port of entry and asked for asylum, according to court records. Mirian had her identiÂ“cation, her sonÂs birth certificate, which listed her as his mother, his hospital birth record and his vaccination records. Border ofÂ“cers took the records, and then told her they would be taking her boy, she said in a sworn court declaration. They walked her out to a government car, told her to put him in a car seat and closed the door. It was three months before they were reunited. The Trump administrationÂs Âzero-toleranceÂŽ policy of criminally charging people who cross the border illegally led to thousands of children being separated from their parents. But the practice of separating families appears to have begun accelerating last year, long before zero tolerance was announced in the spring. Among those cases, according to records and interviews, are many that happened at ports of entry. Administration ofÂ“cials have said repeatedly that asylum seekers who donÂt want to be separated from their children should present themselves at a port of entry. Doing so is the legal way to ask for asylum, they said. But court Â“lings describe numerous cases in recent months in which families were separated after going to a port of entry to ask for asylum. It happened even when asylum seekers carried records, such as birth certiÂ“cates or hospital documents, listing them as the parents of their children, according to interviews and court records. While border ofÂ“cials have long had a policy of separating children when their safety might be in question, lawyers and advocates say they began seeing a signiÂ“cant increase last year in ofÂ“cials separating children from their parents who asked for asylum, without clear reasons. In a ruling last week ordering the reuniÂ“cation of families in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw in San Diego wrote that there had been a Âcasual, if not deliberate, separation of families that lawfully present at the port of entry, not just those who cross into the country illegally.ÂŽ Nicole Ramos, an attorney who provides legal help to asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico, said she started to see an increase in family separations at ports of entry in May 2017. Ramos has Â“led eight complaints related to the issue in recent months with the Department of Homeland SecurityÂs OfÂ“ce for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Separations at ports of entry have happened Âeven when families have presented sufÂ“cient evidence of parentage, even where they do not have signs of neglect or abuse even when the child is able to speak for themselves and sayÂŽ this is my parent, Ramos said. She said the problem has been compounded by long waits at ports of entry. In some cases, families have been waited waiting for weeks to claim asylum at a border crossing. Lee Gelernt, the lead attorney in the ACLUÂs case challenging family separations, said the government has justiÂ“ed taking children in some cases by saying there was concern a child was with a smuggler. In one case, he said, Âthe little girl was screaming ÂMommy, Mommy, donÂt let them take me away.Â Anyone would have known it was not a smuggler.ÂŽ In an email, U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Daniel Hetlage referred to a Department of Homeland Security fact sheet, which says it is a ÂmythÂŽ that families asking for asylum legally at ports of entry are separated. The fact sheet says DHS will separate in three circumstances: Â1) when DHS is unable to determine the familial relationship; 2) when DHS determines that a child may be at risk with the parent or legal guardian; or 3) when the parent or legal guardian is referred for criminal prosecution.ÂŽ In a federal court declaration, Marc W. Sanders, acting director of Homeland SecurityÂs Human Smuggling Cell, argued that releasing all families together can bolster human smuggling and increase illegal immigration. ÂOnce such a requirement is publicized it is likely to be a pull factor that contributes to further illicit migration to the United States,ÂŽ he wrote. Ramos said she worries that despite President Donald TrumpÂs June 20 order to end family separations, border ofÂ“cials will continue separating families without due process by saying that a parent is a danger to the child or is not actually the parent. ÂThey were doing it before the zero-tolerance policy and theyÂre going to keep doing it,ÂŽ she said. ÂThey will say the parent presented a security risk without well-articulated reasons as to what that security risk was.ÂŽ It is unclear how often families have been separated at ports of entry. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Carlos Diaz said the agency did not have data on such separations. But if a family asks for asylum at a port of entry, Âit is highly likely that the family will stay together through the process,ÂŽ Diaz added. Diaz referred questions to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. OfÂ“cials there referred a reporter back to Customs and Border Protection. OfÂ“cials at the Department of Health and Human Services, the agency in charge of children who are separated from their parents, said only that the number of children in its care is 11,800. This includes children who crossed the border without parents as well as those separated from their parents. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Â„ A federal control board has approved its version of a budget for Puerto RicoÂs government, a move many expect will lead to a court battle as the U.S. territory Â“ghts austerity measures it believes will worsen an 11-year recession. The board said it approved an $8.76 billion budget that became effective Sunday after local legislators failed to submit a proposed budget by the June 30 deadline that complies with a recently approved Â“scal plan. The approved budget cuts government spending by $345 million, including a $24 million cut for the legislature, which will now operate with $111 million for Â“scal year 2019. The budget complies with a Â“scal plan that calls for austerity measures, including a sharp increase in tuition at Puerto RicoÂs largest public university and deep cuts to employeesÂ vacation and sick days. ÂThe course has been set, and although it will be challenging, we cannot afford to veer off,ÂŽ board chairman Jose Carrion said in a statement. Puerto Rico has been trying to restructure a portion of its $70 billion public debt load as it struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria. More than 2,000 customers remain in the dark more than nine months after the Category 4 storm hit Puerto Rico, causing an estimated more than $100 billion in damage. A spokesperson for Gov. Ricardo Rossello did not return a message for comment. The disagreement over the budget is the latest confrontation between Puerto Rico ofÂ“cials and a board that oversees the islandÂs Â“nances. Rossello had recently told the board that in exchange for certain concessions, his administration would agree to at-will employment, which means private employers would be able to dismiss workers at any time without having to prove just cause. But legislators rejected the measure, which the board had said would have helped stimulate the islandÂs economy by attracting more investors. As a result, the board on Friday said it would scrap an annual Christmas bonus for all government employees starting next Â“scal year, eliminate a $25 million scholarship fund for Puerto RicoÂs largest public university, and cancel a $50 million annual fund for cities and towns struggling in MariaÂs aftermath.Fast-tracking of illegal border crossing cases coming to California soon Separating families at the border was more widespread, began earlier, records showBoard approves budget after Puerto Rico fails to submit oneBy KRISTINA DAVISSAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNEBy PALOMA ESQUIVEL and BRITTNY MEIJALOS ANGELES TIMES FROM PAGE ONE
Page 4 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, July 2, 2018 HEADLINE NEWS FROM AROUND THE NATION CEO Musk: Tesla hits weekly goal of making 5,000 Model 3s New tropical storm off Mexican Pacific Indiana police say they seized ÂTrump-shaped ecstasy pillsÂ Kentucky man sentenced for helping lawyer flee country 3.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma Newspaper says it received threats following shooting(AP) Â„ Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has delivered on its CEOÂs promise to build a lower-priced car at a rate of 5,000 per week by the end of June. CEO Elon Musk sent an email to company employees Sunday praising them for producing 5,000 Model 3s, a compact car thatÂs designed to shift Tesla from a niche manufacturer to a mainstream automaker. Musk also said the company had cranked out a combined 2,000 of Model S sedans and Model X sport-utility vehicles, bringing overall production to a record 7,000 for the week. ÂWe did it!ÂŽ Musk wrote. ÂWhat an incredible job by an amazing team.ÂŽ The email was reported by the website Electrek, and the company conÂ“rmed its authenticity. Last summer, when the Â“rst Model 3s began rolling off the assembly line, Musk promised to build 5,000 per week by December and 10,000 per week in 2018. But he also warned at the time that Tesla was entering at least six months of Âmanufacturing hellÂŽ as it tried to hit the targets. Model 3 sales are critical to TeslaÂs future. The company has never posted a full-year proÂ“t, and it burned through more than $1 billion in cash in the Â“rst quarter. Wall Street investors, who have pushed the companyÂs stock beyond $340 per share, are growing impatient with the losses. MEXICO CITY (AP) Â„ A new tropical storm formed well-off MexicoÂs PaciÂ“c Coast on Sunday and forecasters said it could grow into a major hurricane, though it poses little threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Fabio had winds of 50 mph while being centered about 525 miles south-southwest of Manzanillo in Mexico. It was heading west-northwest at 13 mph. Forecasters said Fabio could become a hurricane by Monday and a major hurricane with winds of about 115 mph on Wednesday before starting to weaken. PERU, Ind. (AP) Â„ Some drug trafÂ“ckers appear to be using President Donald TrumpÂs image to brand their illegal wares. An Indiana State Police news release about 129 arrests in a series of drug busts in northern Indiana includes a photo of what police describe as ÂTrump-shaped ecstasy pills.ÂŽ They are orange and stamped with a face. On the back are the words Âgreat again,ÂŽ an apparent reference to TrumpÂs campaign slogan, ÂMake America Great Again.ÂŽ TrafÂ“ckers sometimes produce uniquely shaped or colored drugs as a marketing technique to encourage buyers to return for more. FridayÂs release doesnÂt provide details, including how many of the pills were seized. The six-day operation in June involved trafÂ“c stops by state and city police, as well as sheriffÂs departments. LSD, cocaine and other drugs were also seized. LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Â„ A Kentucky man has been sentenced to seven months in jail for assisting a lawyer who went on the run after pleading guilty in a $500 million Social Security fraud scheme. WYMT-TV reports 48-year-old Curtis Lee Wyatt of Raccoon, Kentucky, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Lexington for one count of conspiracy to escape from custody. Wyatt was given credit for three months served. An indictment alleged Wyatt opened a bank account the lawyer, Eric Conn, used to transfer money. Wyatt, who was ConnÂs employee, also tested security at the Mexican border and bought a pickup truck for Conn. Conn was captured in December as he left a Pizza Hut in Honduras. Investigators say Conn was on home conÂ“nement last June when he escaped by cutting an electronic monitoring device from his ankle. GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) Â„ The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.1 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in central Oklahoma. There were no immediate reports of damage. The agency says the earthquake was recorded at 9:58 p.m. on Saturday, about 8 miles east of Guthrie. The temblor was recorded at a depth of nearly 5.5 miles. Thousands of earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma in recent years, with many linked to the underground injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas production. State regulators have directed several oil and gas producers in the state to close injection wells or reduce the volume of wastewater injections. ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Â„ The Maryland newspaper where Â“ve people were killed by a gunman last week said it received death threats and emails celebrating the shootings following the attack. The Capital Gazette said in a Sunday editorial that it would not forget being called Âan enemy of the people.ÂŽ President Donald Trump has used identical language to describe the news media. The Capital Gazette said people also called for the paper to Â“re a reporter who cursed on national television after seeing her friends shot. The paper also thanked the community for its support following the shooting and said more than 800 people subscribed to its digital edition. Jarrod Ramos is charged with murder after police say he opened Â“re Thursday at the Gazette ofÂ“ces in Annapolis. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Â„ A longtime Iowa sportscaster has died in Â”ash Â”ooding in Des Moines amid heavy rain that forced the evacuation of some homes and businesses in one suburb. Police said 66-year-old Larry Cotlar died Saturday when he was swept away in Â”oodwater after his van stalled on a Â”ooded north Des Moines street. Cotlar had worked as the voice of Drake UniversityÂs teams since 2005. Drake athletics director Brian Hardin said he respected CotlarÂs work and who he was. ÂWe all had the utmost respect Â„ not just for LarryÂs talent, but for the kind of quality person and colleague he was. Larry was loyal, passionate and tireless,ÂŽ Hardin said. Witnesses told police Cotlar was swept away as he got out of his stalled van. His body was found nearly four hours later, several blocks away. The Â”ooding was fueled by 3 to 8 inches of rain that fell across the Des Moines area Saturday night. Homes and businesses along Walnut Creek in the suburb of Clive had to be evacuated. Some streets remained blocked Sunday. ÂThe speed and how long that rain fell caught us by surprise,ÂŽ Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek said. In the suburb of Urbandale, residents of a duplex escaped shortly before an explosion from a ruptured gas line leveled their home after the basement Â”ooded. ÂIt Â”ushed me and my wife to the point we thought we were gone. We managed to get to the ceiling and get air,ÂŽ Shane Rhoades told The Des Moines Register. ÂMy wife found a window over here and we swam out, got our three children out.ÂŽ The area is getting some relief. The National Weather Service predicts that Thursday will be the next chance for rain. But rivers and reservoirs in the area are already full and may continue rising. The Army Corps of Engineers predicts that the reservoir that protects Des Moines from Des Moines River Â”ooding will crest next weekend at a level above the lip of the concrete emergency spillway. Longtime Iowa sportscaster killed as rain swamps Des Moines ALLTHENEWS YOUNEED,SEVENDAYSA WEEK. AP PHOTOShane Rhoades returns to his home that exploded during the Saturday night ash ood on Sunday, in Urbandale, Iowa. NATIONAL NEWSWASHINGTON Â„ President Donald TrumpÂs national security adviser said Sunday the U.S. has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North KoreaÂs nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year. John Bolton said top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo will be discussing that plan with North Korea in the near future. Bolton added that it would be to the NorthÂs advantage to cooperate to see sanctions lifted quickly and aid from South Korea and Japan start to Â”ow. BoltonÂs remarks on CBSÂ ÂFace the NationÂŽ appeared to be the Â“rst time the Trump administration had publicly suggested a timeline for North Korea to fulÂ“ll the commitment leader Kim Jong Un made at a summit with President Donald Trump last month for the Âcomplete denuclearizationÂŽ of the Korean Peninsula. Despite TrumpÂs rosy post-summit declaration that the North no longer poses a nuclear threat, Washington and Pyongyang have yet to negotiate the terms under which it would relinquish the weapons that it developed to deter the U.S. Doubts over North KoreaÂs intentions have deepened amid reports that it is continuing to produce Â“ssile material for weapons. The Washington Post on Saturday cited unnamed U.S. intelligence ofÂ“cials as saying that evidence collected since the June 12 summit in Singapore points to preparations to deceive the U.S. about the number of nuclear warheads in North KoreaÂs arsenal as well as the existence of undisclosed facilities used to make Â“ssile material for nuclear bombs. It said the Â“ndings support a new, previously undisclosed Defense Intelligence Agency estimate that North Korea is unlikely to denuclearize. Bolton on Sunday declined to comment on intelligence matters. He said the administration was well-aware of North KoreaÂs track record over the decades in dragging out negotiations with the U.S. to continue weapons development. ÂWe have developed a program. IÂm sure that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be discussing this with the North Koreans in the near future about really how to dismantle all of their WMD and ballistic missile programs in a year,ÂŽ Bolton said. ÂIf they have the strategic decision already made to do that, and theyÂre cooperative, we can move very quickly,ÂŽ he added. He said the one-year program the U.S. is proposing would cover all of the NorthÂs chemical and biological weapons, nuclear programs and ballistic missiles. Pompeo has already visited Pyongyang twice since April to meet with Kim Â„ the Â“rst time when he was still director of the CIA Â„ and there are discussions about a possible third trip to North Korea late next week but such a visit has not yet been conÂ“rmed. Pompeo spoke with the foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea in recent days about the situation with the North, according to the State Department, which has declined to comment on any upcoming travel. Pompeo did postpone plans to meet with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and their counterparts from India on July 6, citing unavoidable circumstances, which has fueled speculation he will make a third trip to Pyongyang.Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year AP FILE PHOTOIn this June 27 photo, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton listens to questions as he speaks to the media after his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia.Evacuations ordered as winds fuel Northern California firesGUINDA, Calif. (AP) Â„ Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildÂ“re burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles south into the San Francisco Bay Area. The fast-moving blaze that broke out Saturday in western Yolo County charred at least 34 square miles of dry brush and threatened more than two dozen structures in ranchland northwest of Sacramento. No injuries were reported and the exact number of people evacuated was unclear. There was no containment. Autumn Edens marveled as a huge plume blocked the sun while she drove to her job as manager of the Corner Store in Guinda, a town of about 250 people just north of the Â“re. ÂYou can see the smoke and you can see an orange-red glow from the Â”ames. It looks like a movie,ÂŽ she said. ÂIÂve never seen a Â“re like that up close and itÂs an intense feeling.ÂŽ It was one of two major wildÂ“res in the northern part of the state, where temperatures were soaring, humidity was dropping and winds were steady. A blaze burning for several days to the west in Lake County jumped containment lines Saturday, prompting additional evacuation orders. That Â“re was more than 70 percent contained after charring about 22 square miles of brush and destroying at least 20 structures. Smoke from the Yolo County Â“re was contributing to poor air quality in Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo and San Francisco counties, according to the National Weather Service. The haze settling on areas to the south and west and rattled nerves near wine country communities that were devastated by deadly wildÂ“res late last year. ÂA lot of friends and family were texting today and saying they were having some PTSD,ÂŽ said Savannah Kirtlink, who evacuated her Napa home during the blazes in December. She took photos of the smoke moving in this weekend and told KGO-TV she empathized with her neighbors to the north who were forced to Â”ee their homes. ÂIÂm imagining what theyÂre going through,ÂŽ she said. A dusting of ash fell as far away as San Francisco, where tourists snapped pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge enveloped in an orange shroud of fog and smoke. Across the bridge in Marin County, some customers coughed as they stopped for gas at the Shell station in Sausalito, employee Sergio Garcia said. ÂThe sky is very dark, even in the middle of the day,ÂŽ he said. ÂItÂs a little scary.ÂŽBy MATTHEW PENNINGTONASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOFireghters scramble to stop the Pawnee re as it spots across Highway 20 near Clearlake Oaks, California, on Sunday. 2 0 1 8 0 7 0 2 w i r e 0 4 p d f 1 0 2 J u l 1 8 0 0 : 5 1 : 4 1
The Sun /Monday, July 2, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger SaturdayÂs Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: My whole family has heart problems. I'm 74 years old. My blood pressure has been high lately. Today it's 143/79. Some days 139/73. It's always dierent, but still high. I take 20 mg of lisinopril twice a day. Now I am taking 10 mg of amlodipine also. My doctor says there's nothing else he can do for me. I am 5 feet 3 inches tall and weigh 147 pounds. I'm going to Weight Watchers to lose weight. Should I contact a cardiologist? Â„ S.S. ANSWER: The goal of lowering blood pressure is to reduce the risk of adverse eects of high blood pressure, especially heart attack and stroke. The most recent study, which has changed the way many physicians practice, showed that lowering blood pressure to a goal of 120 systolic reduces the risk of these events and of overall death rates. Most experts would recommend a lower blood pressure goal than your current level. If you are having no side effects from the lisinopril and the amlodipine, and if the numbers you wrote are typical for you, then you have two options: additional (or dierent) medication, or an evaluation to look into why your blood pressure might be high. Common causes include obstructive sleep apnea, excess alcohol use and blockages in the arteries to the kidneys. There are many other uncommon causes, including tumors that make substances that increase blood pressure. I am confused why your doctor would say there's nothing more to do; it's likely that he didn't communicate as well as he could have. Adding a low-dose diuretic medication would be very common in this situation, and it may get your blood pressure to goal. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have arthritis (osteoarthritis) and also have a life-threatening allergy to aspirin/NSAIDS. I had anaphylaxis in response to ibuprofen. Are you aware of any non-NSAID arthritis drugs out there? Â„ S.S. ANSWER: Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction. It involves the release of many different substances into the blood by immune system cells in response to a specic chemical, which may come from food, medication or insect sting. Anaphylaxis brought on by ibuprofen is problematic because ibuprofen is in many different over-the-counter preparations. I am sure you have learned to carefully read labels to make sure you are not taking it in. A repeat exposure could be fatal. People with a history of anaphylaxis should have an emergency treatment plan, which may include an injector lled with epinephrine (adrenalin), which you should be sure has not expired. A relationship with an allergist is a good idea. When the cause of anaphylaxis is known (ibuprofen, in your case), then avoidance is paramount. Moreover, you need to avoid chemically related compounds. Naproxen, ketoprofen, urbiprofen and oxaprozin are all related NSAID arthritis drugs that are NOT safe for you. However, there are arthritis drugs that are chemically unrelated to ibuprofen, such as diclofenac, meloxicam and nabumetone. Those are likely to be safe for you. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is not an NSAID and though not as eective as NSAIDs, it still might be helpful. Non-traditional treatments for arthritis, such as topical medications and supplements, are somewhat better than placebo. Before taking medication, I would certainly urge you to discuss your case with an allergist, as reactions described as anaphylaxis may encompass a range of allergic and "pseudo-allergic" reactions.DEAR ABBY: My husband of 20 years has blindsided me by announcing he's leaving. Come to nd out he's "in love" with a co-worker and thinks they are soul mates. Our close friends and family know about the aair (and are dismayed), but our teenaged kids don't. He told them we simply grew apart. His suddenly leaving with no attempt to work on the marriage sends a confusing message. Is it best the kids don't know about her, or will it hurt them more if they nd out later? How do I talk to them about the commitment of marriage without criticizing him, and does that include protecting his lie? Â„ Confused In California DEAR CONFUSED: Your children are teenagers. Teenagers today are very wise in the ways of the world. They are also observant; when they visit their father at his place, they will draw their own conclusions. As to talking to them about the commitment of marriage, refrain from doing it when you are emotional, and leave out any reference to their father and his "soul mate" unless they bring it up. You have my sympathy. DEAR ABBY: Every year in my neighborhood, "lost dog" signs appear the day after the Fourth of July. Would you please print a reminder to dog owners that noise from reworks can cause pets to become so frightened they bolt from home and become lost. Keep your pets inside anytime you can hear reworks. On the Fourth, which is noisy all day, when my dogs have to go out, I go out WITH them. I want to be able to see them every second. Better safe than sorry. Â„ Pet Lover In Barnhart, Missouri DEAR PET LOVER: I'm sure my readers will be grateful for your reminder. And while we're on the subject of lost pets, this would be a good time to ensure your dog (or cat) is identied with a microchip or ID tag in case it does manage to get away from you. Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is about reworks on the Fourth of July: "Dear Heloise: The Fourth of July is almost here, and there will be reworks in most cities. Let the pros handle reworks, not teenagers with cherry bombs or recrackers that could cause injury. Every year, thousands of people show up at hospital emergency rooms with injuries from recrackers or even sparklers." Â„ James D. in Philadelphia James, here are a few additional rules: Never relight or handle reworks that haven't fully ignited. Never place part of your body over reworks when lighting the fuse. Keep a bucket of water or the hose handy when lighting reworks. Make sure reworks are legal in your area. Some states have banned sales of reworks. Â„ Heloise Finding new strategies for facing tough blood pressure Teens are kept in the dark about father's oce aair Having a blast this FourthHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby
Page 6 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, July 2, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). Touching can reduce pain. To reach out to a loved one with the validation of a handshake, an embrace, even a celebratory st bump Â„ it will solidify the bond and the moment. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). An agenda is nigh complete. How do you know? ThereÂs an air of nality around it Â„ a sense that the job has been done and the next one is quite pressing. Wrap it up; excitements lie ahead. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). To show up and do your work Â„ well, thatÂs just not enough for you. You want to be remarkable. You want to be the best. ItÂs why today youÂll sign on for something the others shirk. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Most donÂt reach adulthood without a scar or two, either on the inside or on the outside. You can be proud of the way youÂve healed. DonÂt wait for the chance to share your story; just share it. YouÂll be helping others. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). What happens today happens for a reason, and that reason isnÂt necessarily a part of some universal plan; itÂs simply the eect of a cause. You were noticing. You took action. And now here you are. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Although the entire problem is not yours to solve, thereÂs a little part of it that you can and should handle. YouÂre the best person for the job, and it may even be your responsibility. Good fortune will follow. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You have great taste and a knack for putting things, words and people together. It will be lucky to share the connections and creations you make with your real-life friends and the virtual friends on your social networks. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). TimeÂs winged chariot hurries near. In other words, itÂs as if youÂre being pushed around by the schedule, which can seem articial and against your natural rhythm, but at least things are getting done. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). When you connect with others who have similar talents, things will go very well, but reach out to those with talents that are merely related to yours and it will go even better. Brilliant co-creations are possible. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). When you get interrupted once, chalk it up to the other personÂs excitement. Twice or more, though, and you can take it as a red ag. Think twice about getting very involved. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You donÂt have to stay abreast of every new trend to be relevant, but it helps that you have an excellent overview of whatÂs important to the generation behind you. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). In the name of progress, youÂll be the bigger person and rise above an annoying and essentially wrong situation. Defying emotional gravity in this way wonÂt be too hard, once you let go of your need to be right. TODAYÂS BIRTHDAY (July 2). The word that describes you best over the next six weeks: driven. YouÂll hardly stop to replenish your joy. Recharge at the end of August. Get involved with the things that help you stay positive, and stick with it. In 2019, youÂll lavish in new and better habits. Self-promotion leads to promotion by others in October. Sagittarius and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 48, 3, 49 and 1. HOROSCOPE BLONDIE By Dean Young and John Marshall BORN LOSER By Art and Chip Sansom BABY BLUES By Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott MUTTS By Patrick McDonnell DOONSBURY By Garry Trudeau
The Sun /Monday, July 2, 2018 www.yoursun.com Page 7 PEANUTS By Charles Schulz CRANKSHAFT By Tom Batiuk & Chuck Ayers SHOE By Gary Brookins & Susie MacNelly ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman GARFIELD By Jim Davis DILBERT By Scott Adams REX MORGAN By Terry Beatty MARY WORTH By Karen Moy and June Brigman NON SEQUITUR By Wiley FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston BEETLE BAILEY By Mort Walker HI AND LOIS By Brian and Greg Walker HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker and Johnny Hart B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM By Mike Peters PICKLES By Brian Crane MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley
Page 8 www.yoursun.com The Sun / Monday, July 2, 2018 ItÂs ofÂ“cial: The latest winner of ÂRuPaulÂs Drag RaceÂŽ is a West Chester, Pennsylvania, native. In ThursdayÂs 90-minute season 10 Â“nale, Aquaria beat out fellow competitors Eureka, Asia OÂHara and Kameron Michaels to be declared the next drag superstar. Her grand prize includes $100,000, a year supply of cosmetics and a scepter and crown. ÂSometimes in life,ÂŽ Aquaria, 22, said during ThursdayÂs Â“nale, ÂyouÂre not always given a second chance, but if you do, take advantage of it and go out with a bang.ÂŽ The episode featured Aquaria squaring off against Michaels and Eureka in a lip-synch battle Â„ the Â“rst time in the showÂs history that three queens competed for the crown. Asia, meanwhile, was eliminated after a butterÂ”y malfunction during a performance in the episode. For the Â“nal rounds, Aquaria, Michaels, and Eureka lip-synched to Jessie J.Âs ÂBang BangÂŽ featuring Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj. Aquaria, known offstage as Giovanni Paladrani, has been a favorite to win for most of this season of ÂRuPaulÂs Drag Race,ÂŽ as well as a Â“erce competitor. Of all the contestants in season 10, Aquaria is the lone contestant to win three of the showÂs challenges Â„ including the beloved ÂSnatch Game,ÂŽ in which Aquaria dressed as Melania Trump. Asia and Eureka won two challenges each, while Michaels won one challenge. Aside from her performance on the show, Aquaria also has an established following in the drag world. Prior to appearing on ÂRuPaulÂs Drag Race,ÂŽ she already had some 100,000 followers on Instagram. That number has since swelled to more than 830,000 followers.Aquaria wins ÂRuPaulÂs Drag RaceÂBy NICK VADALATHE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER ENTERTAINMENT NEWS USA TODAY BESTSELLERS1. ÂThe President is MissingÂŽ by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown) 2. ÂThe Perfect CoupleÂŽ by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 3. ÂThe OutsiderÂŽ by Stephen King (Scribner) 4. 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Julia Booksellers (Madison, Conn.), Schuler Books & Music (Grand Rapids, Okemos, Eastwood, Alpine, Mich.), Sony Reader Store, Target, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver). LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Â„ For children of the mid-1990s, DisneyÂs new Toy Story Land offers the opportunity to visit the imaginary world they grew up in. For their parents, it brings back sweet memories of a magical time of toys and make-believe. And for everyone else, the new theme park land offers a whimsical experience from the moment a nearly 20-foot statue of Sheriff Woody welcomes guests as if they are honorary toys in AndyÂs backyard. ÂWe are welcoming everyone who has ever dreamed of being a part of their own ÂToy Story,ÂÂŽ said Bob Chapek, DisneyÂs chairman of parks, experiences and consumer products, speaking Friday at an opening ceremony. The new 11-acre land inspired by the movie ÂToy StoryÂŽ opens to the public Saturday at DisneyÂs Hollywood Studios just outside Orlando. Tim Allen, the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Â“lms, made a surprise guest appearance at the Friday event. ÂSomehow you never imagined you would be able to play in AndyÂs backyard,ÂŽ Allen said. ÂThis is just amazing.ÂŽ The opening of Toy Story Land is one of the most anticipated events at U.S. theme parks this year. And it continues DisneyÂs tradition of bringing movies to life. Last year, Pandora-World of Avatar opened at the Florida theme park. Next year, lands themed on ÂStar WarsÂŽ open at Disney parks here and in California. But visitors to Toy Story Land will never actually lay eyes on Andy, the human boy who owns the toys in the ÂToy StoryÂŽ Â“lms. According to the parkÂs storyline, heÂs just been called inside by his mother, leaving his toys Â„ and you Â„ scattered in the backyard. ÂAs in the ÂToy StoryÂ Â“lms, when the humans go away, the toys come to life,ÂŽ said Dave Minichiello, executive creative director of Toy Story Land. ÂWeÂve tried to include most of the moments and characters in the ÂToy StoryÂ Â“lms in the new land.ÂŽ But you will Â“nd other favorite characters Â„ Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Slinky Dog, Mr. Potato Head and the Green Army Patrol Â„ in the brightly colored land, along with two new rides: Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers. They join the pre-existing Toy Story Mania ride, which has been one of the most popular attractions at Hollywood Studios since it debuted in 2008. Toy Story Mania gets a colorful new entrance in the new Toy Story Land. Once inside, guests Âmagically make a transition,ÂŽ appearing to become equal in size to a toy because of the scale of the attractions, said Minichiello. In fact, he added, Âyou are about the size of the Green Army Men.ÂŽ The movieÂs Green Army Men are called the Green Army Patrol here. They have been updated to be more inclusive and diverse Â„ including female characters. They also interact with guests throughout the park, saluting and even performing fun games like ÂSarge Says,ÂŽ inspired by the classic childrenÂs game ÂSimon Says.ÂŽ In addition to the rides and characters, the WoodyÂs Lunchbox eatery offers some modern-day twists on classic foods. There is the threecheese grilled cheese sandwich, a brisket melt, old-fashioned soda Â”oats and other refreshments which can be ordered from a walk-up window fashioned out of AndyÂs vintage lunchbox and thermos. The park features primary colors and larger-than-life versions of classic toys like RubikÂs Cube, colorful Cootie bugs, Scrabble letters, building blocks and Tinkertoys. There are also benches built from Lincoln Logs. ÂWe wanted to make this for all generations,ÂŽ Minichiello said. ÂAs you walk through youÂll probably discover a lot of toys you played with as a child.ÂŽ ThereÂs a little bit of something for everyone, said Tom Vazzana, show director for Toy Story Land entertainment. ÂBuzz and Woody and Jessie ... are out on the avenue,ÂŽ interacting with guests, stopping for photo opportunities and signing autographs. Toy Story Land is the result of a collaboration between the Disney Imagineers and their storytelling partners at Pixar Animation Studios, said Chapek. ÂThis new land will place guests inside the wondrous world of Woody, Buzz and their pals,ÂŽ Chapek said, Âand invite everyone to experience the joy of being a toy.ÂŽTo Infinity: Toy Story Land opening at Disney in FloridaBy FREIDA FRISAROASSOCIATED PRESS In this Saturday, June 23, photo, a statue of the character Sheri Woody greets visitors at the entrance Toy Story Land in DisneyÂs Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. AP PHOTOSBuzz Lightyear stands near the entrance to the Aliens Swirling Saucers ride at Toy Story Land in DisneyÂs Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. TNS PHOTOAquaria attends the VH1 Trailblazer Honors at The Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York City on June 21. Gowns and ensembles worn by Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch are going up on the auction block. The clothing was created by 78-yearold fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie, who has been honored for his work in motion pictures, television and the fashion industry. JulienÂs Auctions says the highlights include two gowns that were worn by Burnett and a pair of Punch and Judy costumes that she and Joel Grey wore on her CBS program. ThereÂs a handpainted silk ensemble Bob Mackie gowns worn by Carol Burnett, Cher up for auctionASSOCIATED PRESS This image provided by JulienÂs Auctions shows an ensemble created by 78-year-old fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie. Gowns and ensembles worn by Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch are going up on the auction block in November. The clothing was created by Mackie, who has been honored for his work in motion pictures, television and in the fashion industry. JULIENÂS AUCTIONS VIA APthat Cher wore to the 1974 Academy Awards, along with a gown that Raquel Welch wore. The exhibition will be displayed aboard the ocean liner Queen Mary 2 on an Aug. 19 trans-Atlantic crossing before the auction takes place in Los Angeles at JulienÂs on Nov. 17. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Â„ With the opening of Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studies, Walt Disney World is also offering guests a new mobile app called Play Disney Parks. The app debuts Saturday, the same day that Toy Story Land opens to the public. Entertainment options include interactive themed games, Disney trivia, digital achievements and music playlists. Scott Andress is vice president of Digital Guest Experience for Disney. He explains that the app is designed to give people an alternative to a Âheads downÂŽ cellphone experience. The idea is to turn wait times for rides into engaging entertainment for families and friends. It is available for iOS and Android platforms. It is free to download and use. The app can be used at the four parks just outside Orlando and two at Disneyland Resort.New app offers interactive experiences for Disney guestsBy FREIDA FRISAROASSOCIATED PRESS
Monday, July 2, 2018 SPORTS www.yoursun.com www.Facebook.com/SuncoastSports Â€ @SunCoastSportsINDEX | Lottery 2 | NHL 2 | NBA 2 | Tennis 3 | Pro Baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | World Cup 6 | Auto Racing 6 By GREG AUMANTampa Bay TimesTAMPA Â„ When the Lightning traded for defenseman Ryan McDonagh in February, the veteran defenseman found himself in a new locker room for the first time in eight years, unsure of what his new team would be like. The first impression was promising enough that both sides agreed Sunday to make this home, as the Lightning signed the 29-yearold to a seven-year extension worth $47 million. "Hockey players, they can get a feel right away on their role and their fit on a team, how things are going to go," McDonagh said. "Right away, I could see a good fit, style, all the skill and speed and depth. You knew right away this was going to be a good team hopefully for a handful of years. It's fun to be a part of those groups." McDonagh, who played the second-highest ice time for the Lightning during the playoffs, had a year left on his current contract, but on the first day of NHL free agency, the Lightning made keeping him a priority over any new additions. "We really like his two-way game," Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said. "We like the fact that he's a big, strong, good skater Âƒ especially we like the character of the person. When he came in, we knew he made us a better team." The only Lightning players making more per season are two of the team's central leaders in center Steven Stamkos and defenseman Victor Hedman. Tampa Bay has now re-signed both players acquired from the Rangers in February, having given C J.T. Miller an extension worth $5.25 million a year earlier this week. McDonagh spent his first eight NHL seasons with the Rangers, and had two goals and 24 assists with New York last season before the trade. He had five assists for Tampa Bay in the playoffs as well.NHL: LightningTeam locks up McDonagh with $47 million dealDIRK SHADD | TIMESThe Lightning has signed defenseman Ryan McDonagh to a seven-year extesnion worth $47.25 million. By Greg AumanTampa Bay TimesAs would be expected, Jameis Winston's Bucs teammates have been quiet on social media since Thursday's news that he was officially suspended for the first three games of the season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. But we do have the first public support since that came down, as TMZ found receiver DeSean Jackson at the airport in Los Angeles and asked him for a comment on Winston's suspension. "You can't turn your back on someone when they (are) going through something," he told the site. Jackson said it was a "tough situation," but said of Winston that "he's a good dude and a good teammate Âƒ he's a champ Âƒ (has) been through a lot in his career." Bucs linebacker Kwon Alexander had voiced his support for Winston last week on Twitter when the Times reported the upcoming suspension. "We gotcha back @Jaboowins I'm riding with ya foreva! Family!!" Alexander wrote on Twitter. Contact Greg Auman at gauman@ tampabay.com. Follow @ gregauman.DeSean Jackson comments on Jameis WinstonNFL: BuccaneersÂHeÂs a good dudeÂTIMES FILES | 2017Receiver DeSean Jackson celebrates a touchdown with Jameis Winston in training camp last year. By Rodney PageTampa Bay TimesST. PETERSBURG Â… The Rays needed some timely hitting and good relief pitching to beat the Astros 3-2 Sunday in front of 19,334 at Tropicana Field. Down 1-0 in the seventh inning with runners on first and second, Matt Duffy greeted reliever Chris Devenski with a bloop single to rightfield. Adeiny Hechavarria, pinch-running for Jesus Sucre, scored easily. When rightfielder Josh Reddick held on to the ball too long, Joey Wendle alertly rounded third and scored the go-ahead run. Mallex Smith got a much-needed insurance run in the ninth when he hit a two-out home run to stretch the lead to 3-1. It was his first home run this season and the first in 356 at-bats, the longest active streak for a nonpitcher in baseball. The Rays got out of a jam in the eighth. After a leadoff strikeout, starter Blake Snell got Jake Marisnick to strike out, but the ball went past catcher Wilson Ramos and Marisnick was able to reach first. A Tony Kemp single and a walk to Alex Bregman loaded the bases and chased Snell from the game. Rookie Diego Castillo relieved and got reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve to strike out on a 3-and-2 pitch and Yuli Gurriel to ground out to short to end the inning. In the ninth, the Astros' Evan Gattis hit a leadoff home run off Sergio Romo to make it 3-2. It was his second homer of the game. The Rays (42-41) ended their nine-game homestand 8-1, the second best in team history. It is the sixth time they have been over .500 this season. MLB: Rays 3, Astros 2Rays use late rally to, go 8-1 on homestand against the Yankees, Nationals, and Astros TIMES FILES 2010Dioner Navarro was a big part of the Rays breakthrough teams. By Marc TopkinTampa Bay TimesFormer Rays All-Star C Dioner Navarro is planning to resume his playing career this month with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League. Navarro, 34, last played in the majors in 2016 with the White Sox and Blue Jays. He took last year and the first part of this year to help care for his wife, Sherley, who has been dealing with significant health issues at their Tampa area-home. But Navarro, appearing at Tropicana Field Saturday as part of the Rays' 20th anniversary celebration, indicated things have stabilized enough for him to resume his career at the end of July. Navarro spent 200610 with the Rays as a key part of their breakthrough teams, earning selection to the 2008 AL All-Star team. He then bounced from the Dodgers to the Reds to the Cubs to the Blue Jays and White Sox.MLB: RaysDioner Navarro returning to Â“ eld with Long Island independent league team By TOM WITHERSAssociated PressCLEVELAND Â„ LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar Â„ L.A.-Bron. The NBAÂs best player announced Sunday night that he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the leagueÂs most storied franchises and switching conferences to try and dethrone the Golden State Warriors and grow his own legacy. For the second time in his career, James is saying goodbye to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who drafted the teenage sensation from Akron in 2003 and have to be satisfied with winning just one title in the 11 years they had him. Unlike his two previous forays in free agency, James did not drag out his decision and made the announcement less than 24 hours after NBA free agency opened. This Summer of LeBron was barely a fling. The gameÂs biggest star will now lead a young Lakers team Â„ run by Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson Â„ that has been overmatched in recent years while rebuilding. But the Lakers will instantly rise with James, a threetime champion who after being swept by the Warriors in this yearÂs NBA Finals said he is still driven and very much in Âchampionship mode.ÂŽ Los Angeles will also provide James with a larger platform for his business interests and social activism. He already owns two homes in Southern California and has a film production company.James agrees to 4-year contract with LakersAP PHOTOCleveland CavaliersÂ LeBron James shoots against Golden State WarriorsÂ Draymond Green during the first half of Game 3 of basketballÂs NBA Finals, in Cleveland. HOMEWARD BOUNDJohn Tavares needed to post only one picture on his Twitter account to explain the grip the Maple Leafs have had on him since he was a youngster growing up in suburban Toronto. 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Page 2 SP www.yoursun.com Monday, July 2, 2018 / The SunBy JOHN WAWROW and STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressJohn Tavares needed to post only one picture on his Twitter account to explain the grip the Maple Leafs have had on him since he was a youngster growing up in suburban Toronto. The photo featured a not-yet-10-year-old Tavares in bed, asleep on a pillowcase and under a blanket adorned with Maple Leafs logos, and accompanied by a note that read: ÂNot everyday you can live a childhood dream.ÂŽ In bidding farewell to the New York Islanders, where he was the captain and face of the franchise since being drafted with the No. 1 pick in 2009, Tavares chose Toronto and agreed to a sevenyear, $77 million contract about an hour after the NHLÂs free-agency signing period opened on Sunday. The 27-year-old Tavares spent last week assessing offers from the Islanders, San Jose, Toronto, Dallas, Tampa Bay and Boston. He called his decision the toughest of his life in choosing between staying in New York or taking Âa calculated leap of faith into an opportunity I believe will be special to me and my family.ÂŽ In the end, he was unable to avoid the lure Toronto presented, and informed the Maple Leafs he had chosen them late Saturday night. ÂI just felt this opportunity was just so rare, the timing of where the organizationÂs at, and obviously the connection being from here,ÂŽ Tavares said. ÂI really believe thereÂs a big window here to win, to be part of something special. 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Dodgers OR St. Louis at Arizona (joined in progress) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBA Â„ Summer League, Atlanta vs. Memphis, at Salt Lake City 9 p.m. NBA Â„ Summer League, Miami vs. Golden State, at Sacramento, Calif. 11 p.m. NBA Â„ Summer League, L.A. Lakers vs. Sacramento, at Sacramento, Calif. 3 a.m. (Tuesday) NBA Â„ Summer League, San Antonio vs. Utah, at Salt Lake City (same-day tape) SOCCER 10 a.m. FOX Â„ FIFA World Cup, Second round, Brazil vs. Mexico, at Samara, Russia 2 p.m. FOX Â„ FIFA World Cup, Second round, Belgium vs. Japan, at Rostov-on-Don, Russia SPECIAL OLYMPICS 6 p.m. ESPN2 Â„ 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, at Seattle SPECIALS 8 p.m. ESPN2 Â„ 2018 World Series of Poker, Main Event, at Las Vegas TENNIS 7 a.m. ESPN Â„ Wimbledon Championships, Â“ rst round, at LondonSPORTS ON TV IN BRIEFKings sign 1st round pick Marvin Bagley IIISACRAMENTO, Calif. Â„ The Sacramento Kings have signed first-round pick Marvin Bagley III to a contract. General manager Vlade Divac announced the deal with the No. 2 overall pick in last monthÂs draft on Sunday. Bagley averaged 21 points and 11.1 rebounds and shot 61.4 percent in his one college season at Duke. He was one of four freshmen in the nation to average a point-rebound double-double and joined ClemsonÂs Horace Grant (1986-87) and Wake ForestÂs Tim Duncan (1996-97) as the only players in ACC history to lead the conference in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage. By BOB BAUMAssociated PressPHOENIX Â„ Trevor Ariza has agreed to a one-year, $15 million contract with the Phoenix Suns, a person with knowledge of the situation said Sunday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement cannot be officially announced during the free agent moratorium. The 33-year-old Ariza brings a reputation for winning and veteran leadership that general manager Ryan McDonough said the team needed around its young core that features Devin Booker, Josh Jackson and No. 1 overall draft pick Deandre Ayton. ItÂs a nice raise for the 14-year NBA veteran, who earned $7.4 million last season, his fourth with Houston. Ariza averaged 11.7 points last season for a Rockets team that compiled the best record in the NBA at 65-17 before losing to Golden State in a seven-game Western Conference finals. Phoenix had the leagueÂs worst record at 21-61 and has missed the playoffs eight years in a row. Ariza has averaged 10.5 points per game, shooting 42 percent from the field and 35 percent from 3-point range, in a career that included stops with the New York Knicks, Orlando, the Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans and Washington, as well as Houston. The move gives Phoenix a glut of players at the wing positions and uses up most of the teamÂs available salary cap space. However, more space could be created with personnel moves. The teamÂs biggest remaining need would appear to be point guard, where the top two currently are Brandon Knight, returning from knee surgery that cost him all of last season, and French rookie Elie Okobo, the first player drafted this year in the second round. The Suns also announced their Las Vegas Summer League roster. Ayton and fellow first-round pick Mikal Bridges are on it, as is Jackson. Dragan Bender is on the list but no Marquese Chriss. Ayton threw out the ceremonial first pitch at SundayÂs game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants.NBASuns, Ariza agree to 1-year, $15 million contractAP PHOTOHouston RocketsÂ Trevor Ariza plays against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the second half of Game 3 of their first-round p la y off series in Minnea p olis. AP PHOTONew York Islanders center John Tavares (91) celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings on Feb. 21, 2017, in the third period of a NHL hockey game, in Detroit. By W.G. RAMIREZAssociated PressLAS VEGAS Â„ One year ago, the Vegas Golden Knights were in the midst of forming their first team. On Sunday, they were in the middle of the free-agent market as they look to fine-tune the roster for another run at the Stanley Cup Final. The defending Western Conference champions signed veteran forward Paul Stastny to a reported three-year, $19.5 million contract, hours after losing David Perron. Stastny totaled 53 points (16 goals, 37 assists) in 82 games last season, appearing in 63 games with the St. Louis Blues before being acquired by the Winnipeg Jets on Feb. 26. During the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs, the 32-yearold Quebec City native recorded a career-high 15 points (six goals, nine assists) and helped Winnipeg reach the Western Conference Final before losing to Vegas in five games. ÂSometimes you gotta go with your gut feeling. Sometimes itÂs just one of those things that itÂs best fit hockeywise, family-wise and everything in between,ÂŽ Stastny said during a conference call Sunday. ÂThey always played such a high, kind of fastpaced game, aggressive, everyone involved, not just one line, all four lines involved.ÂŽ During his 12-year NHL career, Stastny has 220 goals and 426 assists, with the 646 points ranking 33rd among active players.NHLGolden Knights land veteran center Stastny By BRYAN LEVINESports WriterPORT CHARLOTTE Â„ Wins have been hard to come by lately for the Charlotte Stone Crabs, but they ended the week on a high note with a 6-3 victory over the Tampa Tarpons Sunday afternoon. ÂThe little things at the end of the games we havenÂt been doing, and itÂs been costing us wins,ÂŽ manager Reinaldo Ruiz said. ÂToday was different. We did the little things and scored when we needed to.ÂŽ Charlotte took a 5-2 lead in the sixth inning and put together back-toback multi-run innings. Rene PintoÂs double plated Jake Fraley from first base, who took advantage of a slight bobble by left fielder Ben Ruta, to score the first run of the inning. David Olmedo-BarreraÂs single in the next at-bat extended the Charlotte lead. ÂLately, offensively we havenÂt been swinging the bats well, especially with runners in scoring position,ÂŽ Ruiz said. ÂHopefully we can keep that momentum going from today.ÂŽ Later in the sixth inning, Tristan Gray smoked his league-leading 23rd double of the season off the right field wall scoring Olmedo-Barrera. The Stone Crabs bats woke up the inning prior, as they managed to tie the game at 2-2. OlmedoBarreraÂs leadoff single sparked the two-run inning for Charlotte before Robbie Tenerowicz and Jesus Sanchez cashed in with RBI doubles. The two runs took starting pitcher Riley OÂBrien off the hook for the loss, after he had a strong bounce back performance. In his previous start, OÂBrien failed to get out of the first inning when he allowed three runs on four hits while recording just two outs. But Sunday was significantly better for OÂBrien, who held the Tarpons to two runs on four hits, three walks and five strikeouts. He allowed just one run in the second and fourth innings, managing to escape jams with limited damage. ÂThe first time was in Lakeland and it was his first time in the league. It was obviously not his best,ÂŽ Ruiz said. ÂToday was much better. He was able to go through 4.2, but the stuff is there. I like his stuff.ÂŽ OÂBrien had a 40.50 ERA entering the game, but lowered it to 8.44 in the no decision. Reece Karalus earned his first victory of the season in an important relief outing where he held the Tarpons scoreless over 2.1 innings. Karalus had no walks and gave up three hits while striking out a pair. ÂHeÂs been pitching really well,ÂŽ Ruiz said. ÂToday he was key in our comeback. He gave us a chance and did a really good job.ÂŽ Four of CharlotteÂs runs came off reliever Justin Kamplain, who gave up the four runs on six hits while recording only five outs. Starting pitcher Nick Nelson was only able to go 4.1 innings, despite allowing just one run on five hits, due to the pitch count which was elevated in no small part because of nine strikeouts. Six different Stone Crabs batters had an extra-base hit in the win. All nine batters had at least one hit. Tenerowicz, Sanchez, Fraley and Pinto had two hits each. Contact Bryan Levine at email@example.com.STONE CRABS 6, TARPONS 3Tampa AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Holder SS 5 0 1 1 0 2 .268 Ruta LF 5 0 3 0 0 1 .276 Palma DH 4 0 0 0 1 0 .300 Wagner 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .269 Thompson-Williams RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 .262 Sensley 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .286 Crawford CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .316 Deglan C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .162 Aguilar 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .199 Charlotte AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Fox SS 5 1 1 1 0 4 .299 Gray 2B 5 0 1 1 0 1 .245 Tenerowicz 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .294 Sanchez RF 4 0 2 1 0 1 .306 Padlo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .217 Lowe CF 3 1 1 0 1 2 .232 Fraley LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 .308 Pinto C 4 1 2 0 0 0 .268 Olmedo-Barrera DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 .233 Tampa 010 010 010 Â… 3 10 2 Charlotte 000 023 10x Â… 6 13 0 2B: Tenerowicz (14), Sanchez (18), Pinto (5), Gray (23). 3B: Aguilar (6), Ruta (4); Fraley (2). RBI: Holder (12); Tenerowicz (36), Sanchez (49), Fox (24), Gray (33), Lowe (17). LOB: Tampa 9; Charlotte 8. RISP: Tampa 1-for-8, Charlotte 5-for-13. E: Nelson (1, pickoff), Ruta (1, Â“ elding). SB: Fox (17). PO: Crawford (1st base by Karalus).PITCHINGTampa IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Nelson 4.1 5 1 1 1 9 0 3.52 Kamplain (L, 2-1) 1.2 6 4 4 0 1 0 3.32 Frawley 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 4.60 Charlotte IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA OÂBrien 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 Karalus (W, 1-1) 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 Pelaez 2.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 2.59 WP: OÂBrien. Umpires: HP: Dillon Wilson. 1B:Jhonathan Biarreta. Time: 2:38. Att: 1,494.MILB: Stone Crabs 6, Tarpons 3Stone Crabs close series with a win
The Sun / Monday, July 2, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3adno=50538441THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE. RESULTS NOT TYPICAL. With the Viagra Patent About to Expire, a New Sex Pill Takes the SpotlightA patented pill costing less than $1 a dose stands to help millions of men with failing sex lives; no prescription will be requiredBy Ray Wilson Associated Health Press AHP ÂŠ A new sex pill is set to take the spotlight with the Viagra patent about to expire. But unlike the former, it wonÂt require a prescription and is priced just under a $1 a dose. The new pill called Vesele is part of a new class of performance enhancers for men, which work instantaneously on the body and mind triggering arousal and Â“ rmer, harder erections. Formulated with a special compound known as an ÂacceleratorÂŽ, Vesele can transport its active ingredients faster and more efÂ“ ciently into the blood stream, where it begins to work its magic. The patented ingredient blend initiates a process known as vasodilation, which causes arteries and vessels throughout the body to expand. This allows blood to Â” ow directly to penis and genitals, resulting in harder erections which last longer. Cialis and Viagra are based around a simlilar concept. But what makes Vesele so remarkable, and what these other sex pills canÂt do, is that also directs a small portion of this blood Â” ow to the brain, which creates feelings of intense arousal. In laymenÂs terms, users become incredibly excited and turned on. This is why the makers of Vesele say their pill has worked so effectively in clinical trials. It stimulates the two most important organs for great sex, the penis and the brain.The Brain Erection ConnectionUntil now, medical researchers did not fully understand the brain-erection connection. It has now been made clear with Vesele When both are supplied with a constant blood Â” ow, men are harder and Â“ rmer for longer...and have unbelievable sex drives. ÂMost of the research and treatment methods for menÂs sexual failures have focused on physiological factors and have neglected the emotional ones. For the leading sex drugs to work, like Cialis and Viagra, you need visual stimulationÂŽ explains Dr. Henry Esber, the creator of Vesele ÂAnd although they work for some men, the majority experience absolutely no fulÂ“ llment during sex. According to research published by the National Institute of Health, 50% of men taking these drugs stop responding or canÂt tolerate their side effects...and on top of that they spend $50 per pill and it doesnÂt even work half the time. This is what makes Vesele so different and effective. It Â” oods the blood stream with key ingredients which cause arteries all over the body to expand. The patented accelerator speeds up this process even more. The result is a rush of blood Â” ow to the penis and brain, helping to create an impressive erection and a surging desire for sex. Often, this is all men need to get going. And when taken regularly, many men say they are energized and aroused all day.ÂŽGreat Sex At Any AgeWith the conclusion of their latest human clinical use survey trial, Dr. Esber and his team are now offering Vesele in the US. And regardless of the market, its sales are exploding. Men across the country are eager to get their hands on the new pill and according to the research, they should be. In the trial above, as compared to baseline, men taking Vesele saw a staggering 85% imp rovement in erection hardness over a four-month period. Their erections also lasted twice as long. These same men also experienced an astounding 82% increase in the desire for sex (libido/sex drive) and an even greater improvement in overall satisfaction and ability to satisfy their partners. Many men taking Vesele described feeling horny and aroused through the day. The anticipation before sex was amazing. They were also easily turned on. Their moods were more upbeat and positive, too.Faster Absorption into the Blood StreamVesele is made up of three specialized ingredients: two clinical strength vasodilators and a patented absorption enhancer often called an accelerator. According to an enormous amount of clinical data, each is very safe. Research shows that with age, many men lose their desire and interest in sex. They also struggle to produce an erection Â“ rm enough for penetration. And although there are many theories as to why this happens (including a loss in testosterone) one thing is certain, inadequate blood Â” ow is virtually al ways to blame. ThatÂs why sex drug manufacturers focus on blood Â” ow, it makes your erection hard. But whatÂs more surprising, and what these manufacturers have failed to consider, is that lack of blood Â” ow can also kill your sex drive. ThatÂs because blood supplies energy for the brain. This energy is required for creating brainwaves that cause excitability and arousal. Studies show the Vesele stimulates the entire cardiovascular system, including the arteries that lead to both the brain and penis. The extreme concentration of the ingredients combined with the accelerator ensures that this process starts quickly. The sexual beneÂ“ ts of Vesele are also multiplied as its ingredients build up in the system over time. This is why many men take it every single day. Recent Studies Show Positive Effects on WomenIn the same study referenced throughout, Vesele was also shown to have an amazing (and somewhat surprising) effect on women too. ThatÂs because the same arteries and vessels that carry blood and oxygen to the brain and genitals are the same in men and women. ÂIn our most recent study, women taking Vesele saw a stunning 52% improvement in arousal and sex drive. Perhaps more impressive, they also experienced a 57% improvement in lubrication. You can imagine why some couples are taking Vesele together. Everything feels better. Everything works better. Everyone performs better. ItÂs truly amazing.ÂŽ A New Frontier of Non-Prescription Sex PillsWith daily use, Vesele is helping men (and women) restore failing sex lives and overcome sexual lets downs without side effect or expense. Through a patented absorption enhancer, the Vesele formula hits the bloodstream quickly, resulting in phenomenal improvements in erection Â“ rmness and hardness. By boosting blood Â” ow to the brain, users also experience sexual urges and arousal they often havenÂt felt in years. Where to Find VeseleThis is the ofÂ“ cial release of Vesele in Florida. As such, the company is offering a special discounted supply to anyone who calls within the next 48 hours. A special hotline number and discounted pricing has been created for all Florida residents. Discounts will be available starting today at 6:00AM and will automatically be applied to all callers. Your Toll-Free Hotline number is 1-800-647-3494 and will only be open for the next 48 hours. Only a limited discounted supply of Vesele is currently available in your region. Expiring Patent Opens the Door to a New Sex Pill: Vesele is a new pill that cost just $1 a dose does not require a prescription. It works on both body and mind to increase arousal and erection hardness. 308203_4.8_x_20.5.indd 1 6/26/18 11:41 AM AdvertisementAdvertisementAdvertisement By HOWARD FENDRICHAssociated PressLONDON Â„ Serena Williams says it isnÂt fair that she has been drugtested more than other American tennis players this year. ÂJust test everyone equally,ÂŽ the seven-time Wimbledon champion said Sunday at a pre-tournament news conference. She was asked about the issue because of a recent report by Deadspin that said Williams had been checked five times in 2018 by June, more than other U.S. women and men in the sport. U.S. Anti-Doping Agency spokesman Brad Horn told The Associated Press that the five tests conducted on Williams were a result of three visits from a test collector. ÂIt is standard practice on many testing missions to obtain both urine and blood samples, resulting in multiple samples from a single testing mission,ÂŽ Horn said. Williams returned to competition this season after missing more than a year as a result of pregnancy. The 36-year-old American gave birth to a daughter last September. Williams said she found it Âa little frustratingÂŽ that she was deemed to have missed a test last month when a sample collector showed up at her house about 12 hours earlier than the time she had indicated sheÂd be available. ÂIÂm totally OK with testing and I encourage it,ÂŽ Williams said. She added: ÂItÂs just about being equal and not centering one person out.ÂŽ As part of USADAÂs ÂintelligentÂŽ out-of-competition testing program, it is not unusual for top athletes Â„ those who have had sustained success in their sport Â„ to be tested more often than others. It also is not unusual for athletes who have taken long breaks to be subject to additional testing because of natural physiological changes that might have occurred during the time off. Tennis players can be tested by more than one agency, too. WilliamsÂ complaints about unequal testing were mentioned Sunday to Roger Federer, who estimated he has been tested seven times in the last month, including in-competition and out-of-competition. ÂIn the village I live in, in Switzerland, the tester lives in the same village, so itÂs very convenient. ItÂs very convenient. If heÂs bored at home, he probably just says, ÂLet me check in on Roger to see if heÂs having a good time.Â Anyway, itÂs only going to take 10 minutes, whatever,ÂŽ Federer said. ÂIÂve been tested quite a bit, quite frequently out of competition.ÂŽ But he also noted that heÂs only been asked to provide a sample once while heÂs been in Dubai, his base for the past 15 years. He called that lack of tests Âquite disappointing.ÂŽ ÂI think it varies from place to place that you spend your time in. Maybe thatÂs the part I donÂt like so much: the inconsistency of the places where they test,ÂŽ Federer said, adding that more funding is needed for doping control. ÂI donÂt believe thereÂs ever going to be enough testing,ÂŽ Federer said. ÂWhatÂs important is these people are professional, they know what theyÂre doing, they treat you like humans, not like criminals. Then itÂs OK. But I understand the frustration sometimes. I have it, too.ÂŽSerena Williams says itÂs unfair sheÂs drug-tested moreAP PHOTOUS tennis player Serena Williams reacts, during a press conference yesterday ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. TENNIS: Serena Williams By HOWARD FENDRICHAssociated PressLONDON Â„ Serena Williams says she got choked up when she brought her baby daughter to Centre Court. She appreciates the All England ClubÂs decision to seed her as she prepares to return to action at Wimbledon on Monday for the first time as a mother. She wants other women to know that breastfeeding does not make one lose weight. She thinks itÂs unfair she gets drug-tested more than other players. She went weeks without practicing her serve because of an injury. She even referred to herself in the third person. In other words, Williams was in the mood to gab Sunday at a pre-tournament news conference postponed a day so she could accompany her recently married royal friend, the former Meghan Markle, to watch Prince Harry play polo. No one knows exactly what to expect on the court from Williams, the 36-year-old American who owns seven Wimbledon titles and 23 Grand Slam singles championships overall but has played a total of seven matches in the last 17 months. MondayÂs contest on Court 1 against Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands will be WilliamsÂ first since pulling out of the French Open with a hurt chest muscle before a fourthround showdown with Maria Sharapova. One thingÂs clear, Williams said: She will be as hungry to win as ever in the fourth tournament of her comeback. ÂI donÂt think I ever actually lost that competitive side. In fact, I feel like itÂs stronger, because IÂve been through so much,ÂŽ she said. ÂIt definitely surprises me a little, because I thought it would be different. I thought: ÂHey, I have this amazing child. I have all these Grand Slams. This is all super-bonus.Â And it is. I definitely feel a lot less pressure out there,ÂŽ Williams continued. ÂBut I am a little bit shocked at how much I almost want that pressure. I almost want to feel the need to go out there and be the best that I can be. ItÂs weird, you know. I think it just speaks to who I am as an athlete and who Serena is.ÂŽ The Day 1 schedule also includes the opening of Roger FedererÂs bid for a record-extending ninth title at the grasscourt major, as well as other past Grand Slam champions such as WilliamsÂ older sister Venus, Caroline Wozniacki, Sloane Stephens, Victoria Azarenka, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic. Sunday brought the withdrawal of twotime Wimbledon titlist Andy Murray, who had hip surgery in January. Murray always is a focus, with so many expectations from the locals; the Brit gave them their first male champion in 77 years in 2013. Williams figures to garner plenty of attention however long she remains in the field after sitting out Wimbledon last year while pregnant.TENNIS: WimbledonBack at Wimbledon, Williams gabs about baby and more
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EÂ„Escobar(3),Baez(10).LOBÂ„Minnesota 11,Chicago10.2BÂ„Escobar(34),Cave(2), Rizzo(12),Baez2(21),Schwarber(9).3BÂ„ A studillo(1),Contreras(5).HRÂ„Cave(3), offLesterDozier(12),offCishekGarver(3), offMaplesLester(1),offLynnHapp(10), offRogers.RBIsÂ„Dozier2(33),Morrison (29),Astudillo2(3),Garver3(11),Cave 2(7),Happ(23),Rizzo(56),Baez2(61), S chwarber(38),Contreras(31),Russell(27), Lester3(7),Bote(7).SFÂ„Bote. RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„Minnesota 7(Escobar2,Astudillo2,Cave,Mauer2) Chicago6(Rizzo,Baez,Lester2,Morrow2). RISPÂ„Minnesota5for13Chicago6for15. RunnersmovedupÂ„Heyward3,Almora. GIDPÂ„Adrianza. DPÂ„Chicago1(Zobrist,Baez,Rizzo). MINNESOTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Lynn,L,5-71.25 773162 5.49 Magill2.15 221145 3.34 Rogers22 221334 4.50 Pressly22 001220 3.86 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Lester,W,11-259 4235100 2.25 Cishek22 110129 1.89 Maples.24 5511 2916.87 Morrow,S,181.11000019 1.46 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Magill1-1,Cishek 1-1.HBPÂ„Cishek(Morrison).WPÂ„Pressly, Morrow.BRAVES6,CARDINALS5 A TLANTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Inciartecf500000.247 A lbies2b411000.275 Freeman1b411201.315 Markakisrf310010.323 Flowersc411000.250 A cunalf411001.269 Culberson3b312210.277 S wansonss300110.249 Foltynewiczp200002.071 a-Flahertyph000100.248 Carlep000000.000 Biddlep0000001.000 Moylanp000000--W inklerp000000.000 d-Santanaph100000.200 Minterp000000--T OTALS3366634 S T.LOUISABRHBIBBSOAVG. Carpenter3b310021.256 Phamcf412301.247 Martinez1b401001.299 Ozunalf401001.285 Gyorkoss311011.238 Baderrf400003.261 W ong2b311010.192 Penac401202.209 Gantp200001.000 Mayersp000000.000 Hollandp000000--b-Garciaph000000.255 c-Munozph110000.276 Hicksp000000--e-Molinaph100000.267 T OTALS33575411 A TLANTA010005000Â„660 S T.LOUIS000000500Â„570 a-outonsacriÂ“ceÂ”yforFoltynewiczinthe 6th.b-pinchhitforHollandinthe7th.c-out onÂ“elderÂschoiceforGarciainthe7th.dgroundedoutforWinklerinthe9th.e-Â”ied outforHicksinthe9th. LOBÂ„Atlanta4,St.Louis5.2BÂ„Flowers (5),Culberson(8),Wong(6).HRÂ„Freeman (16),offGantPham(13),offMoylan.RBIsÂ„ Freeman2(56),Culberson2(21),Swanson (32),Flaherty(12),Pham3(29),Pena2(6). S BÂ„Wong(2).SFÂ„Flaherty. GIDPÂ„Martinez. DPÂ„Atlanta1(Swanson,Albies,Freeman). A TLANTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Fltynwcz,W,6-451 003986 2.02 Carle1.14 330128 2.93 Biddle.10 11107 2.76 Moylan,H,4.12 110013 4.85 Winkler,H,1510 000013 2.41 Minter,S,3-310 000115 2.83 S T.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Gant,L,.25.14 443279 3.92 Mayers.22220019 3.42 Holland10 000112 6.63 Hicks20 000121 2.53 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Biddle1-0, Moylan2-2,Mayers1-1.WPÂ„Gant,Mayers 2.PHILLIES4,NATIONALS3,13INN. W ASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Eatonrf602201.300 T urnerss613000.274 Millerp000000--S otolf600001.310 Rendon3b301121.293 Harpercf400022.216 Murphy2b510010.182 Reynolds1b412012.245 S everinoc500002.170 Gonzalezp200000.037 Kintzlerp000000--b-Goodwinph000010.173 Gracep000000--Madsonp000000--K.Herrerap000000--d-Taylorph100000.239 Collinsp000000--Doolittlep000000--Kelleyp000000.000 f -Difoph-ss000010.246 T OTALS4238389 PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandez2b400121.268 Hoskins1b lf400113.253 O.Herreracf601102.283 Altherrrf300001.174 Davisp000000.000 Neshekp000000--Hunterp000000--LeiterJr.p000000.000 Morganp000000--c-Francoph100000.256 Thompsonp000000.000 e-Cozensph100001.143 Aranop000000--Pivettap000000.167 g-Knappph111100.221 Kingeryss500001.226 Valentin3b300020.213 Alfaroc511001.250 Williamslf-rf512001.236 Arrietap101000.192 a-Santanaph-1b311011.223 TOTALS42474612 WASHINGTON0001200000000Â„380 PHILADELPHIA0000300000001Â„472 Oneoutwhenwinningrunscored. a-walkedforArrietainthe5th.b-walkedfor Kintzlerinthe7th.c-poppedoutforMorgan inthe8th.d-groundedoutforK.Herrera inthe9th.e-struckoutforThompsonin the11th.f-pinchhitforKelleyinthe12th. g-homeredforPivettainthe13th. EÂ„Hoskins(4),Alfaro(7).LOBÂ„Washington 9,Philadelphia8.2BÂ„Rendon(24).HRÂ„ Knapp(3),offMiller.RBIsÂ„Eaton2(10), Rendon(36),Hernandez(28),Hoskins(51), O.Herrera(47),Knapp(10).SBÂ„Hernandez (13).CSÂ„Turner(4).SFÂ„Rendon,Hoskins. WASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Gonzalez53 334489 3.77 Kintzler10 000111 4.15 Grace.21000112 3.28 Madson.10 00015 4.40 K.Herrera10 00007 1.42 Collins.11 00108 3.27 Doolittle1.20 000214 1.53 Kelley10 00018 3.54 Miller,L,5-11.12 111235 2.82 PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Arrieta54 322271 3.54 Davis1.10000317 3.86 Neshek.11 000011 0.00 Hunter.10 001115 4.97 LeiterJr..21 001012 4.15 Morgan.1000005 5.16 Thompson31 002242 5.54 Arano11001015 2.48 Pivetta,W,5-710 001119 4.66 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Madson1-0, Doolittle2-0,Hunter1-0,Morgan2-0. WPÂ„Arrieta.REDS8,BREWERS2MILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Millerss301001.261 Wilkersonp100000.000 Thames1b310011.230 Braunlf411200.245 Shaw3b402000.243 Perezrf400003.243 Villar2b300011.254 Broxtoncf300002.250 Pinac300000.223 Peraltap100001.000 a-Sogardph-ss200000.137 TOTALS3124229 CINCINNATIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Perazass522401.274 Barnhartc311010.269 Votto1b312110.300 Iglesiasp000000.000 Suarez3b401101.306 Scheblerrf401100.278 Duvalllf210011.204 Blandino2b411002.218 Harveyp200002.074 Hernandezp000000.000 b-Winkerph111100.270 Hughesp000000--Stephensp000000.000 c-Dixonph-1b100000.233 Hamiltoncf411001.216 TOTALS33810838 MILWAUKEE000000002Â„240 CINCINNATI30000500XÂ„8100 a-groundedoutforPeraltainthe6th.bsingledforHernandezinthe6th.c-Â”iedout forStephensinthe8th. LOBÂ„Milwaukee4,Cincinnati5.2BÂ„Peraza (14),Votto(17).HRÂ„Braun(10),offIglesias Peraza(5),offWilkerson.RBIsÂ„Braun2 (35),Peraza4(27),Votto(43),Suarez(61), Schebler(32),Winker(33). MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Peralta,L,3-155 333593 2.28 Wilkerson35 5503 4915.00 CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA Harvey,W,4-55.22 000668 4.91 Hernandz,H,9.10 00005 1.55 Hughes11 001223 1.24 Stephens10 000013 3.79 Iglesias11 221118 2.52 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Hernandez1-0. HBPÂ„Wilkerson(Duvall). WPÂ„Peralta.METS5,MARLINS2NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Nimmocf500002.264 Bautistarf500003.218 Cabrera2b321111.280 Confortolf300013.223 Flores1b401000.259 Petersonp000000.000 Familiap000000--Frazier3b332110.226 Plaweckic301110.232 Rosarioss100020.245 Lugop000000.091 c-Smithph-1b100000.217 Matzp201100.111 Reyesss200001.179 TOTALS32564610 MIAMIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Castro2b300012.280 Andersonrf400000.288 Realmutoc402002.309 Maybinlf411100.230 Bour1b400002.234 Brinsoncf300011.186 Rojasss-3b411001.245 Rivera3b200002.188 a-Riddleph-ss200000.255 Strailyp100010.118 b-Shuckph100000.194 Guerrerop000000--Rucinskip000000.000 d-Dietrichph100001.291 TOTALS33241311 NEWYORK011100020Â„563 MIAMI000100010Â„241 a-linedoutforRiverainthe7th.b-Â”iedout forStrailyinthe7th.c-Â”iedoutforLugoin the8th.d-struckoutforRucinskiinthe9th. EÂ„Cabrera(5),Frazier(7),Matz(2), Realmuto(3).LOBÂ„NewYork6,Miami7. 2BÂ„Frazier(8),Plawecki(8),Rojas(8). HRÂ„Cabrera(14),offStrailyMaybin(1), offPeterson.RBIsÂ„Cabrera(45),Frazier (31),Plawecki(9),Matz(1),Maybin(16). SBÂ„Rojas2(5). DPÂ„NewYork1(Frazier,Cabrera,Flores) Miami1(Rivera,Bour). NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Matz,W,4-55.13 1026109 3.46 Lugo,H,51.20 001127 2.69 Peterson11 110224 2.19 Familia,S,1510 000212 3.38 MIAMIIPHRERBBSONPERA Straily,L,3-475 3347106 4.70 Guerrero11 212125 4.62 Rucinski10 000212 3.95TIGERS9,BLUEJAYS1DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Martincf301100.257 1-Reyespr-lf211000.214 Castellanosrf512400.310 Candelario3b500003.234 Hicks1b300011.280 Martinezdh400000.238 McCannc411001.230 Goodrum2b434000.236 Iglesiasss412200.273 Joneslf-cf322210.223 TOTALS37913925 TORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Grandersondh300001.247 a-Moralesph-dh100000.232 Hernandezlf411000.257 Solarte3b400002.252 Sweeney3b000000--Smoak1b401101.235 Pillarcf401000.251 Martinc-ss400001.168 Grichukrf300000.208 Diazss301001.247 Mailec000000.242 Travis2b302000.228 TOTALS3316106 DETROIT000052002Â„9130 TORONTO100000000Â„160 a-Â”iedoutforGrandersoninthe8th. 1-ranforMartininthe5th. LOBÂ„Detroit3,Toronto5.2BÂ„Goodrum (15),Jones(15),Reyes(2),Smoak(21).3BÂ„ Hernandez(6).HRÂ„Castellanos(13),off HappJones(6),offGuilmet.RBIsÂ„Martin (29),Castellanos4(53),Iglesias2(30), Jones2(21),Smoak(41). GIDPÂ„Candelario,Martinez,Iglesias. DPÂ„Toronto3(Diaz,Travis,Smoak),(Diaz, Travis,Smoak),(Smoak,Diaz). DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Zmrmnn,W,3-075 110697 3.91 Hardy11000016 3.51 Greene10 00008 4.03 TORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Happ,L,10-45.210 771497 4.03 Axford1.10 000016 4.46 Petricka10 001012 4.82 Guilmet13 2201 2312.46 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Axford1-0.RAYS3,ASTROS2HOUSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Bregmanss301010.277 Altuve2b400001.338 Gurriel3b400001.294 Gattisdh422202.252 White1b300011.222 2-Springerpr000000.253 Reddickrf400001.257 Stassic301002.255 b-Gonzalezph100000.230 Marisnickcf300001.188 Kemplf301002.309 TOTALS32252211 TAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Wendlelf412001.264 Duffy3b401201.321 Bauers1b300002.256 Robertson2b300012.260 Gomezdh402001.202 Smithcf-rf412102.269 Adamesss300001.224 Ramosc100001.290 Sucrec301000.228 1-Hechavarriapr-ss010000.259 Fieldrf100011.221 a-Kiermaierph-cf100001.159 T OTALS31383213 HOUSTON000000101Â„250 TAMPABAY00000021XÂ„381 a-struckoutforFieldinthe7th.b-grounded outforStassiinthe9th. 1-ranforSucreinthe7th.2-ranforWhite inthe9th. EÂ„Sucre(2).LOBÂ„Houston5,TampaBay 7.HRÂ„Gattis(16),offSnellGattis(17),off RomoSmith(1),offPeacock.RBIsÂ„Gattis2 (56),Duffy2(25),Smith(17).SBÂ„Bregman (8).CSÂ„Wendle(3). GIDPÂ„Reddick. DPÂ„Houston1(Stassi,Bregman)TampaBay 1(Hechavarria,Bauers). HOUSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Mrton,L,10-26.26222111032.55 Dvnski,BS,2-4.11 00007 1.32 Peacock11 110218 2.25 TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Snell,W,11-47.14111101002.24 Castillo,H,6.200001151.80 Romo,S,8-12111110154.58 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Devenski2-2, Castillo3-0.HBPÂ„Morton(Bauers).WPÂ„ Morton,Snell.ORIOLES8,ANGELS2LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Calhounrf422100.168 Troutcf400001.313 Uptonlf301000.256 Valbuena1b100001.211 Pujolsdh302100.249 Simmonsss300000.319 Younglf100001.168 Kinsler2b400000.215 Cowart1b-3b300000.125 Bricenoc300001.300 Fletcher3b-ss301000.324 TOTALS3226204 BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Beckham3b401201.206 Jonescf311012.287 Machadoss412200.310 Trumbodh422201.261 Davis1b411000.155 Mancinilf411102.232 Rasmusrf000000.133 Siscoc310010.208 Wilkerson2b312100.235 Schoop2b000000.197 Petersonrf-lf300002.195 TOTALS32810828 LOSANGELES100000010Â„260 BALTIMORE00062000XÂ„8100 LOBÂ„LosAngeles4,Baltimore2.2BÂ„ Calhoun(3),Davis(6),Wilkerson(1).HRÂ„ Calhoun(4),offGausmanMachado(21),off McGuireTrumbo(9),offMcGuireTrumbo (10),offParedesMancini(11),offParedes. RBIsÂ„Calhoun(16),Pujols(45),Beckham2 (6),Machado2(59),Trumbo2(25),Mancini (24),Wilkerson(2). RISPÂ„LosAngeles1for3Baltimore2for4. RunnersmovedupÂ„Upton.GIDPÂ„Simmons, Machado,Trumbo. DPÂ„LosAngeles2(Fletcher,Kinsler, Cowart),(Kinsler,Valbuena)Baltimore1 (Machado,Wilkerson,Davis). LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA McGuire,L,0-13.15 552464 7.56 Robles.22 110216 5.25 Paredes12 220019 7.71 Cole31 000244 0.00 BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Gausmn,W,4-68622021044.05 Castro100002162.90 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Robles2-2.HBPÂ„ Castro(Pujols).WPÂ„McGuire. UmpiresÂ„Home,DanBellino;First,Tom Hallion ; Second AdamHamari ; Third Phil Cuzzi.TÂ„2:29.AÂ„18,351(45,971).MARINERS1,ROYALS0KANSASCITYABRHBIBBSOAVG. MerriÂ“eld2b401001.289 Herreracf400001.222 Moustakas3b400002.258 Perezdh401002.212 Bonifaciorf200011.222 Dozier1b300003.216 A.Gordonlf300002.249 Escobarss300001.193 Buterac200011.147 TOTALS29020214 SEATTLEABRHBIBBSOAVG D.Gordon2b401000.280 Segurass401000.335 Hanigerrf300001.272 Cruzdh300000.273 Seager3b312001.232 Healy1b301001.252 Gamellf301100.300 Zuninoc300000.188 Herediacf300000.230 TOTALS2916103 KANSASCITY000000000Â„020 SEATTLE01000000XÂ„160 LOBÂ„KansasCity4,Seattle4.2BÂ„Perez (10),Seager(21).RBIsÂ„Gamel(9). RunnersleftinscoringpositionÂ„KansasCity 1(Escobar)Seattle1(Gamel).RISPÂ„Kansas City0for3Seattle1for4. RunnersmovedupÂ„Zunino,Healy. GIDPÂ„Zunino. DPÂ„KansasCity1(Moustakas,Dozier). KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA Keller,L,.286 1103102 2.09 SEATTLEIPHRERBBSONPERA Paxton,W,8-282002111103.39 Diaz,S,3.2510 000315 2.45WHITESOX10,RANGERS5CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Andersonss522101.251 A.Garciarf534101.270 Abreudh322310.271 Davidson1b513300.237 L.Garcialf300002.270 Tilsonlf100101.277 Smithc501101.333 Moncada2b400001.221 Sanchez3b400000.257 Engelcf422001.223 TOTALS3910141018 TEXASABRHBIBBSOAVG. Choodh400011.283 Andrusss501000.265 Mazararf401000.282 Toccirf000000.069 a-Beltreph-3b100001.309 Profar3b-1b511002.240 Odor2b323120.241 Rualf-rf513000.192 Gallo1b-lf411212.194 Kiner-Falefac501102.250 DeShieldscf200121.230 TOTALS38511569 CHICAGO101050102Â„10141 TEXAS000200030Â„5110 a-struckoutforTocciinthe8th. EÂ„Engel(4).LOBÂ„Chicago5,Texas12. 2BÂ„Anderson(10),A.Garcia2(5),Davidson (13),Engel(10),Rua(2).3BÂ„A.Garcia(2), Abreu(1),Gallo(1).RBIsÂ„Anderson(34), A.Garcia(10),Abreu3(50),Davidson3(36), Smith(6),Tilson(8),Odor(20),Gallo2(46), Kiner-Falefa(23),DeShields(17).SBÂ„Odor (4),Kiner-Falefa(6).SFÂ„Abreu.SÂ„Tilson. GIDPÂ„Anderson. DPÂ„Texas1(Gallo,Andrus,Claudio). CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Lopez,W,4-56.17 2236114 3.68 Fry.21221013 2.49 Cedeno.111120170.93 Soria,S,12-141.220003262.56 TEXASIPHRERBBSONPERA Hamels,L,4-759 770781 4.05 Claudio23 110125 4.91 Moore22 221024 7.55 Frypitchedto2battersinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Cedeno2-2,Soria 2-0.WPÂ„Hamels.DODGERS6,ROCKIES4COLORADOABRHBIBBSOAVG. LeMahieu2b511002.274 Parralf412000.305 Arenado3b311210.306 Gonzalezrf411000.267 Storyss402100.276 Desmond1b401102.217 Tapiacf300012.000 Murphyc401003.304 Bettisp100001.100 a-Valaikaph100000.127 Rusinp100000.333 Obergp000000--Ottavinop000000--Dunnp000000--f-Blackmonph100000.270 TOTALS35494210 LOSANGELESABRHBIBBSOAVG. Taylorss310002.247 Muncy2b222020.273 Turner3b310011.256 Kemplf413400.310 Jansenp000000--Bellinger1b400101.236 Puigrf411000.256 Pedersoncf-lf403000.268 Barnesc301002.217 c-Grandalph-c101000.230 Striplingp200000.091 b-Forsytheph100001.203 Alexanderp000000.000 Hudsonp000000.000 d-Utleyph000000.225 e-Hernandezph-cf100000.236 TOTALS32611537 COLORADO012010000Â„491 LOSANGELES10102002XÂ„6110 a-poppedoutforBettisinthe4th.b-struck outforStriplinginthe6th.c-singledfor Barnesinthe8th.d-pinchhitforHudsonin the8th.e-poppedoutforUtleyinthe8th. f-Â”iedoutforDunninthe9th. EÂ„Parra(2).LOBÂ„Colorado6,LosAngeles 6.2BÂ„Parra(14),Story(23),Kemp(17), Puig(15),Pederson(15).HRÂ„Arenado(21), offStriplingKemp(14),offOttavino.RBIsÂ„ Arenado2(59),Story(59),Desmond(48), Kemp4(51),Bellinger(41).CSÂ„Pederson (3),Barnes(1). DPÂ„Colorado1(Arenado,LeMahieu, Desmond)LosAngeles1(Stripling,Muncy, Bellinger). COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA Bettis32 222258 5.10 Rusin2.14 211243 6.38 Oberg1.21 000218 3.48 Ottavino,L,4-2.14 220122 1.88 Dunn.20 00007 8.64 LOSANGELESIPHRERBBSONPERA Stripling69 441792 2.27 Alexander10 001016 3.93 Hudson,W,3-210 00018 3.55 Jansen,S,22-2410 000211 2.31 Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Oberg1-0,Dunn 2-0.HBPÂ„Bettis(Taylor).WPÂ„Stripling. PBÂ„Barnes(1).PIRATES7,PADRES5PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Meadowscf512000.317 V a z que z p 000000.000 Bell1b311020.252 Harrison2b511000.265 Moran3b412400.271 Dickersonlf421101.296 Diazc412200.294 Polancorf300011.234 Mercerss400002.248 Taillonp200000.069 Santanap000000--a-Osunaph100000.196 Rodriguezp000000.000 Braultp000000.214 Crickp000000--Glasnowp000000.000 d-Marteph-cf100001.263 TOTALS3679735 SANDIEGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Margotcf500000.235 Myerslf411110.276 Hosmer1b401011.273 Renfroerf512202.257 Spangenberg3b301000.232 c-Villanuevaph100001.230 Stockp000000--Erlinp000000.167 Cimberp000000.000 Stammenp000000--e-Jankowskiph100000.279 Asuaje2b-3b311022.196 Galvisss410013.235 Ellisc311111.319 Rossp101100.143 Castillop000000.000 b-Pirelaph-2b101010.265 TOTALS35595710 PITTSBURGH010141000Â„791 SANDIEGO021011000Â„591 a-linedoutforSantanainthe6th.b-singled forCastillointhe6th.c-struckoutfor Spangenberginthe6th.d-struckout forGlasnowinthe9th.e-poppedoutfor Stammeninthe9th. EÂ„Diaz(7),Asuaje(2).LOBÂ„Pittsburgh5, SanDiego11.2BÂ„Meadows(8),Diaz(6), Renfroe(14).HRÂ„Dickerson(6),offRoss Moran(8),offRossDiaz(6),offRoss Renfroe(5),offTaillon.RBIsÂ„Moran4(33), Dickerson(33),Diaz2(21),Myers(8), Renfroe2(22),Ellis(11),Ross(2). SBÂ„Dickerson(4),Hosmer(4),Ross(1). SFÂ„Ross. PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Taillon4.27 433488 4.05 Santana.10 00016 3.93 Rodriguez,H,2.12 111017 2.30 Brault,H,2.10 001012 4.40 Crick,W,1-11.10 002237 2.40 Glasnow,H,310 000112 4.30 Vazquez,S,17-2110 000217 3.67 SANDIEGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Ross,L,5-657 773079 3.78 Castillo10 000218 2.25 Stock.11 00006 3.00 Erlin.20 00018 4.10 Cimber10 000113 3.29 Stammen11 000114 2.52 Rosspitchedto1batterinthe6th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Santana2-0, Brault2-0,Crick3-0,Erlin2-0.INDIANS15,ATHLETICS3CLEVELANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Lindorss443221.296 Brantleylf522200.308 Guyerlf100001.155 Ramirez3b623200.295 Encarnaciondh422211.233 d-Perezph-dh100000.140 Alonso1b614302.257 Chisenhallrf513201.321 Gomesc511002.248 Kipnis2b411101.218 Gonzalez2b000000.293 R.Daviscf300001.240 b-Naquinph-cf211100.281 TOTALS46152015310 OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Fowlercf300001.246 a-Piscottyph-rf100001.252 Canharf-cf301101.255 Lowrie3b200011.290 c-Barretoph-2b100000.212 K.Davisdh412000.235 Olson1b301110.240 Pinder2b-3b400000.241 Joycelf412001.206 Semienss412001.251 Lucroyc401101.258 TOTALS3339327 CLEVELAND100011282Â„15200 OAKLAND000100200Â„391 a-struckoutforFowlerinthe7th.b-sin g led forR.Davisinthe8th.c-poppedoutfor Lowrieinthe8th.d-Â”iedoutforEncarnacion inthe9th. EÂ„Olson(4).LOBÂ„Cleveland9,Oakland6. 2BÂ„Lindor2(27),Brantley(19),Ramirez2 (22),Alonso2(14),Chisenhall2(6),Gomes (15),Kipnis(16),K.Davis(15),Olson(14). HRÂ„Lindor(21),offPetitEncarnacion(20), offPetit.RBIsÂ„Lindor2(48),Brantley2 (46),Ramirez2(55),Encarnacion2(56), Alonso3(46),Chisenhall2(9),Kipnis(34), Naquin(16),Canha(31),Olson(44),Lucroy (24).SÂ„Chisenhall. DPÂ„Cleveland1(Alonso,R.Davis). CLEVELANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Clevinger,W,7-368 3325106 3.11 Rzepczynski,H,4.10 00014 9.00 Ramirez,H,7.20 00008 2.16 McAllister10 000014 5.67 Tomlin11 000119 6.46 OAKLANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Montas,L,4-25.29 330689 3.83 Petit1.12220229 3.94 Hatcher03 440013 4.88 Lucas14 442134 6.28 Casilla12 221121 3.54 Clevingerpitchedto3battersinthe7th. Hatcherpitchedto4battersinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Rzepczynski2-0, Ramirez2-1,Petit1-0,Lucas3-3.HBPÂ„ Clevinger(Canha),Hatcher(Kipnis).GIANTS9,DIAMONDBACKS6SANFRANCISCOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandezcf611002.284 Belt1b302230.296 McCutchenrf600003.261 Crawfordss512112.315 Hundleyc513110.265 Sandoval3b101000.266 Hanson3b210010.274 Slaterlf312121.409 Panik2b512200.254 Hollandp211000.069 Gearrinp000000--a-Penceph111200.212 Johnsonp100000.000 S.Dysonp000000--Watsonp000000--d-Jacksonph111000.241 Melanconp000000--Smithp000000--TOTALS41916988 ARIZONAABRHBIBBSOAVG. J.Dysoncf402211.191 Ahmedss512002.224 Goldschmidt1b311220.265 Walkerlf512001.208 Peraltarf501000.280 Murphyc412111.257 Lamb3b522002.243 Owings2b301101.197 Godleyp100001.100 Brachop000000--b-Descalsoph100000.252 DeLaRosap000000.000 c-Jayph100000.286 Salasp000000.000 TOTALS37613649 SANFRANCISCO012140001Â„9160 ARIZONA020100201Â„6130 a-doubledforGearrininthe5th.b-popped outforBrachointhe6th.c-Â”iedoutforDe LaRosainthe8th.d-doubledforWatson inthe9th. LOBÂ„SanFrancisco14,Arizona10.2BÂ„Belt (14),Crawford(21),Hundley(7),Holland (1),Pence(4),Jackson(8),Murphy(7), Lamb(6).3BÂ„Ahmed(3).HRÂ„Goldschmidt (18),offJohnson.RBIsÂ„Belt2(39), Crawford(39),Hundley(24),Slater(4), Panik2(14),Pence2(11),J.Dyson2(12), Goldschmidt2(44),Murphy(23),Owings (18).SBÂ„Slater(3),J.Dyson2(16).SFÂ„ Owings.SÂ„Godley. SANFRANCISCOIPHRERBBSONPERA Holland3.27 334490 4.36 Gearrin,W,1-1.10 00003 4.50 Johnson2.12 220329 5.97 S.Dyson,H,14.21 00005 3.29 Watson,H,2010 00017 1.64 Melancon.23 110015 3.27 Smith,S,.2.10 00014 1.11 ARIZONAIPHRERBBSONPERA Godley,L,9-649 775589 5.07 Bracho24 110238 1.84 DeLaRosa21002132 3.04 Salas12 111020 3.72 Godleypitchedto3battersinthe5th. Inheritedrunners-scoredÂ„Gearrin3-0, Smith2-0,Bracho2-2.HBPÂ„Godley ( Sandoval ) .WPÂ„Godle y .BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSBraves6,Cardinals5: MikeFoltynewicztossedÂ“veshutoutinningsas theBravescompletedasweep. Phillies4,Nationals3,13innings: Pinch-hitterAndrewKnapphita game-endinghomerinthe13th. Cubs11,Twins10: JonLesterhita three-runhomerthathighlightedan eight-runburstinthesecondinning. Reds8,Brewers2: JosePerazahit theRedsÂmajor-leagueleadingninth grandslamoftheseason. Mets5,Marlins2: TheMetswonfor onlythesecondtimeinthepast12 games. WhiteSox10,Rangers5: Matt Davidsonhitatwo-rundoubleinhis secondstraightthree-hitgame. Mariners1,Royals0: JamesPaxton allowedtwohitsandstruckout11 toleadSeattletoitsseason-best seventhconsecutivevictory. Tigers9,BlueJays1: Nick Castellanoshithisfourthcareer grandslam. Rays3,Astros2: BlakeSnellstruck out10andtheRayswrappedupan impressivehomestandwithawin. Orioles8,Angels2: MannyMachado andMarkTrumbohitconsecutive homersasBaltimoresnappeda seven-gamelosingstreak. Indians15,Athletics3: Francisco Lindorhomeredandhittwoof ClevelandÂs11doubles. Pirates7,Padres5: ColinMoranhit hissecondgrandslamoftheseason. Dodgers6,Rockies4: MattKempgot threehitsanddroveinfourruns, includingago-aheadhomer. Giants9,Diamondbacks6: Brandon BeltandJoePanikdroveintworuns eachastheGiantsearnedasweep. LATE BostonatN.Y.YankeesTODAYÂSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREEGAMES PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA SanFran.Bumgarner(L)1-22.512-31-121.01.29 ColoradoFreeland(L)8:40p7-63.298-81-020.01.80 St.LouisMartinez(R)4-43.227-61-115.06.00 ArizonaRay(L)9:40p3-04.015-21-012.02.25 PittsburghKingham(R)2-33.822-40-217.04.24 LosAngelesWood(L)10:10p4-54.119-73-018.22.89AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREEGAMES PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA DetroitFiers(R)5-54.049-60-217.14.15 TorontoTBD1:07p0-00.000-00-00.00.00 ClevelandKluber(R)11-42.5411-61-213.26.59 KansasCityJunis(R)8:15p5-94.677-90-316.17.71INTERLEAGUE2018TEAMLASTTHREEGAMES PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA AtlantaSanchez(R)3-22.685-31-216.23.24 NewYork(AL)TBD7:05p0-00.000-00-00.00.00 BostonPorcello(R)9-33.6011-61-018.23.86 WashingtonScherzer(R)7:05p10-42.0412-50-220.02.25 TampaBayEovaldi(R)2-34.082-41-219.14.19 MiamiTBD7:10p0-00.000-00-00.00.00 Chicago(AL)Shields(R)3-94.296-111-217.22.55 CincinnatiCastillo(R)7:10p5-85.858-91-114.26.14 MinnesotaGibson(R)2-63.487-91-220.03.60 MilwaukeeSuter(L)8:10p8-54.288-72-120.03.15 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamÂsRecordingamesstartedbytodayÂspitcher. VSOPP-PitcherÂsrecordversusthisopponent. SATURDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague Toronto4,Detroit3 L.A.Angels6,Baltimore2 Oakland7,Cleveland2 TampaBay5,Houston2 Boston11,N.Y.Yankees0 Texas13,ChicagoWhiteSox4 Seattle6,KansasCity4 NationalLeague Miami5,N.Y.Mets2 Cincinnati12,Milwaukee3 Philadelphia3,Washington2 Colorado3,L.A.Dodgers1 Atlanta11,St.Louis4 SanDiego4,Pittsburgh3 SanFrancisco7,Arizona0 Interleague ChicagoCubs14,Minnesota9 TUESDAYÂSGAMES AmericanLeague HoustonatTexas,8:05p.m. ClevelandatKansasCity,8:15p.m. L.A.AngelsatSeattle,10:10p.m. NationalLeague SanFranciscoatColorado,8:10p.m. St.LouisatArizona,9:40p.m. PittsburghatL.A.Dodgers,10:10p.m. Interleague DetroitatChicagoCubs,2:20p.m. MinnesotaatMilwaukee,4:10p.m. BostonatWashington,6:05p.m. AtlantaatN.Y.Yankees,7:05p.m. BaltimoreatPhiladelphia,7:05p.m. N.Y.MetsatToronto,7:07p.m. ChicagoWhiteSoxatCincinnati, 7:10p.m. TampaBayatMiami,7:10p.m. SanDiegoatOakland,9:05p.m.
The Sun / Monday, July 2, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD BASEBALLFLORIDA STATE LEAGUENorth Division W L Pct. GB Lakeland (Tigers) 8 1 .889 Â„ Clearwater (Phillies) 7 3 .700 1 Daytona (Reds) 6 3 .667 2 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 5 5 .500 3 Tampa (Yankees) 5 5 .500 3 Florida (Braves) 1 8 .111 7 South Division W L Pct. GB Fort Myers (Twins) 6 4 .600 Â„ Palm Beach (Cardinals) 5 5 .500 1 Jupiter (Marlins) 5 5 .500 1 Charlotte (Rays) 4 6 .400 2 St. Lucie (Mets) 3 6 .333 2 Bradenton (Pirates) 3 7 .300 3 SundayÂs Games Daytona 8, Florida 2 Daytona 4, Florida 3 Jupiter 1, Palm Beach 0 Jupiter 4, Palm Beach 1 Charlotte 6, Tampa 3 Bradenton 12, Dunedin 8 Clearwater 2, St. Lucie 0 Lakeland 11, Fort Myers 3 MondayÂs Games Florida at Jupiter, 6:30 p.m. Tampa at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Palm Beach at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Fort Myers at Charlotte, 6:35 p.m. Lakeland at Clearwater, 7 p.m. St. Lucie at Daytona, 7:05 p.m. TuesdayÂs Games Florida at Jupiter, 6 p.m. Tampa at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Palm Beach at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Fort Myers at Charlotte, 6:35 p.m. Lakeland at Clearwater, 7 p.m. St. Lucie at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.ODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE San Francisco -118 at Colorado +108 at Arizona -135 St. Louis +125 at Los Angeles Off Pittsburgh OffAmerican Leagueat Toronto -154 Detroit +144 Cleveland -270 at Kansas City +240Interleagueat Cincinnati -175 Chi. White Sox +163 at Washington -175 Boston +163 at N.Y. Yankees -192 Atlanta +177 Tampa Bay -125 at Miami +115 at Milwaukee -144 Minnesota +134 Updated Odds Available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBALTIMORE ORIOLES Â„ Assigned INF Corban Joseph outright to Bowie (EL). CLEVELAND INDIANS Â„ Optioned RHP Adam Plutko to Columbus (IL). Selected the contract of LHP Marc Rzepczynski from Columbus. Sent RHP Carlos Carrasco to Akron (EL) for a rehab assignment. HOUSTON ASTROS Â„ Optioned LHP Cionel Pererz to Corpus Christi (TL). Reinstated 1B Yuli Gurriel from paternity leave. NEW YORK YANKEES Â„Optioned RHP Giovanny Gallegos to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Selected the contract of RHP David Hale from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. TEXAS RANGERS Â„ Sent LHP Martin Perez to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Â„ Placed 3B Deven Marrero on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Optioned RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Reno (PCL). Recalled RHP Silvino Bracho from Reno. CHICAGO CUBS Â„ Placed LHP Brian Duensing on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Dillon Maples from Iowa (PCL). Sent RHP Eddie Butler to Iowa for a rehab assignment. CINCINNATI REDS Â„ Traded C Joe Hudson to the L.A. Angels for cash. MIAMI MARLINS Â„ Reinstated RHP Dan Straily from the restricted list. MILWAUKEE BREWERS Â„ Optioned SS Orlando Arcia to Colorado Springs (PCL). Recalled RHP Aaron Wilkerson from Colorado Springs. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Â„ Placed RHP Vince Velasquez on the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Zac Curtis to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled RHP Jake Thompson from Lehigh Valley. Reinstated RHP Pat Neshek from the 10-day DL. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Â„ Sent RHP Luke Gregerson to Memphis (PCL) for a rehab assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES Â„ Designated OF Matt Szczur for assignment. Optioned SS Allen Cordoba to Lake Elsinore (Cal). Recalled 2B Carlos Asuaje from El Paso (PCL).American AssociationCHICAGO DOGS Â„ Signed LHP Evan Smith. FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS Â„ Released INF Tommy Mendonca. TEXAS AIRHOGS Â„ Released RHP Julio Eusebio. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES Â„ Signed INF Jamey Smart.Atlantic LeagueLONG ISLAND DUCKS Â„ Signed C Robert De La Hoz.Can-Am LeagueSUSSEX COUNTY MINERS Â„ Signed RHP Jordan Cummings. Frontier League RIVER CITY RASCALS Â„ Signed RHPs Matt Chavarria and Jacob Gangelhoff.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationATLANTA HAWKS Â„ Signed Gs Kevin Huerter, Trae Young and Jaylen Adams and F Omari Spellman. LOS ANGELES LAKERS Â„ Signed G Malik Newman to a two-way contract and C Moritz Wagner. SACRAMENTO KINGS Â„ Signed F Marvin Bagley III.WomenÂs National Basketball AssociationINDIANA FEVER Â„ Signed G Cappie Pondexter. Waived G Hind Ben Abdelkader.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueARIZONA COYOTES Â„ Signed D Oliver Ekman-Larsson to an eight-year contract, F Michael Grabner to a three-year contract and D Niklas Hjalmarsson to a two-year contract extension. BOSTON BRUINS Â„ Signed G Jaroslav Halak, Fs Joakim Nordstrom and Chris Wagner to two-year contracts, D John Moore to a Â“ veyear contract, D Cody Goloubef and F Mark McNeill to one-year, two-way contracts, and D Axel Andersson to a three-year, entry-level contract. BUFFALO SABRES Â„ Signed D Brandon Hickey to a two-year, entry-level contract, G Scott Wedgewood on a one-year, two-way contract and F Scott Wilson to a two-year contract. CALGARY FLAMES Â„ Signed Fs Austin Czarnik to a two-year contract and Derek Ryan to a three-year contract. Re-signed D Dalton Prout to a one-year contract. CAROLINA HURRICANES Â„ Agreed terms with G Petr Mrazek on a one-year contract. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Â„ Agreed to terms with F Chris Kunitz and G Cam Ward on one-year contracts, D Brandon Manning on a two-year contract and D Adam Boqvist on a three-year contract. COLORADO AVALANCHE Â„ Signed D Ian Cole and F Matt Calvert to three-year contracts. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Â„ Signed C Riley Nash to a three-year contract. DALLAS STARS Â„ Signed RW Blake Comeau to a three-year contract, RW Valeri Nichushkin and G Anton Khudobin to two-year contracts, G Colton Point to a threeyear, entry-level contract, D Joel Hanley and RW Erik Condra to one-year, two-way contracts, LW Michael Mersch to a two-year, two-way contract and D Roman Polak to a one-year contract. Signed C Joel LÂEsperance to a two-year, entry-level contract. DETROIT RED WINGS Â„ Signed D Mike Green to a two-year contract extension, RW Thomas Vanek to a one-year contract and G Jonathan Bernier to a three-year contract. Agreed to terms with C Wade Megan, D Jake Chelios and G Harri Sateri on one-year contracts and LW Chris Terry on a two-year contract. FLORIDA PANTHERS Â„ Si g ned C Jared McCann to a two-year contract and G Michael Hutchinson to a one-year contract. MINNESOTA WILD Â„ Agreed to terms with D Greg Pateryn and Nick Seeler on three-year contracts and F J.T. Brown on a two-year contract. MONTREAL CANADIENS Â„ Agreed to terms with F Tomas Plekanec on a one-year contract. NASHVILLE PREDATORS Â„ Signed F Connor Brickley, D Jarred Tinordi and F Rocco Grimaldi to one-year, two-way contracts. NEW JERSEY DEVILS Â„ Signed D Eric Gryba and D John Ramage to one-year, two-way contracts. NEW YORK RANGERS Â„ Agreed to terms with F Vladislav Namestnikov on a two-year contract. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Â„ Signed C Matt Cullen to a one-year contract and D Jack Johnson to a Â“ ve-year contract. ST. LOUIS BLUES Â„ Signed F David Perrson to a four-year contract, C Tyler Bozak to a three-year contract and G Chad Johnson to a one-year contract. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Â„ Signed D Ryan McDonagh to a seven-year contract extension. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Â„ Agreed to terms with LW John Tavares on a seven-year contract. VANCOUVER CANUCKS Â„ Signed C Jay Beagle to a four-year contract. VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS Â„ Signed C Paul Stastny to a three-year contract and D Nick Holden to a two-year contract. WASHINGTON CAPITALS Â„ Signed D Martin Fehervary to a three-year, entry-level contract and C Nic Dowd to a one-year contract.COLLEGESETSU Â„ Named Kelly Mathis assistant womenÂs basketball coach.GOLFPGA TOURQUICKEN LOANS NATIONALSundayÂs leaders at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, Md. Purse: $7.1 million. Yardage: 7,107; Par: 70 (35-35)FinalFrancesco Molinari (500), $1,278,000 67-65-65-62Â„259 Ryan Armour (300), $766,800 66-65-68-68Â„267 Sung Kang (190), $482,800 72-64-68-64Â„268 Abraham Ancer (123), $312,400 65-70-62-72Â„269 Tiger Woods (123), $312,400 70-65-68-66Â„269 Bronson Burgoon (95), $246,725 68-70-65-67Â„270 Beau Hossler (95), $246,725 65-66-71-68Â„270 Brian Gay (78), $198,800 67-64-72-68Â„271 Chesson Hadley (78), $198,800 71-64-68-68Â„271 Andrew Landry (78), $198,800 63-72-65-71Â„271 Ryan Palmer (78), $198,800 70-67-67-67Â„271 Rickie Fowler (65), $163,300 70-66-69-67Â„272 Ben Crane (56), $133,125 70-68-66-69Â„273 Stephan Jaeger (56), $133,125 67-73-65-68Â„273 Anirban Lahiri (56), $133,125 67-74-65-67Â„273 Marc Leishman (56), $133,125 67-67-69-70Â„273 Billy Horschel (46), $96,087 64-68-75-67Â„274 Charles Howell III (46), $96,087 70-67-70-67Â„274 Dylan Meyer, $96,087 70-67-70-67Â„274 Joaquin Niemann, $96,087 68-67-74-65Â„274 Troy Merritt (46), $96,087 68-68-66-72Â„274 C.T. Pan (46), $96,087 67-67-68-72Â„274 Ryan Blaum (36), $65,320 67-72-64-72Â„275 Stewart Cink (36), $65,320 68-69-69-69Â„275 Joel Dahmen (36), $65,320 66-69-69-71Â„275 Ted Potter, Jr. (36), $65,320 72-66-68-69Â„275 Zac Blair (30), $50,410 67-66-66-77Â„276 Robert Garrigus (30), $50,410 70-69-68-69Â„276 J.T. Poston (30), $50,410 71-68-69-68Â„276 Andrew Putnam (30), $50,410 64-71-69-72Â„276 J.J. Spaun (30), $50,410 63-73-73-67Â„276 Doc Redman, $36,841 70-69-74-64Â„277 Alex Cejka (20), $36,841 71-68-68-70Â„277 Fabin Gmez (20), $36,841 68-69-71-69Â„277 Brandon Harkins (20), $36,841 73-68-66-70Â„277 Cameron Percy (20), $36,841 69-68-70-70Â„277 Ollie Schniederjans (20), $36,841 68-68-70-71Â„277 Kyle Stanley (20), $36,841 71-67-66-73Â„277 Kevin Streelman (20), $36,841 72-62-67-76Â„277 Chris Stroud (20), $36,841 71-69-70-67Â„277 Byeong Hun An (12), $24,850 69-70-67-72Â„278 Corey Conners (12), $24,850 69-70-70-69Â„278 Tyler Duncan (12), $24,850 69-69-68-72Â„278 David Hearn (12), $24,850 71-69-72-66Â„278 Adam Schenk (12), $24,850 69-67-72-70Â„278 Harold Varner III (12), $24,850 73-65-71-69Â„278 Johnson Wagner (12), $24,850 70-65-72-71Â„278 Kiradech Aphibarnrat, $18,062 70-69-68-72Â„279 Adam Hadwin (9), $18,062 69-72-68-70Â„279 David Lingmerth (9), $18,062 68-71-72-68Â„279 Sam Ryder (9), $18,062 67-68-71-73Â„279 Ethan Tracy (9), $18,062 69-69-68-73Â„279 Jonas Blixt (6), $16,208 71-66-72-71Â„280 Martin Flores (6), $16,208 72-68-71-69Â„280 Patrick Rodgers (6), $16,208 68-71-70-71Â„280 Gary Woodland (6), $16,208 69-69-73-69Â„280 Blayne Barber (6), $16,208 70-70-68-72Â„280 Derek Fathauer (6), $16,208 69-68-71-72Â„280 Seamus Power (6), $16,208 66-70-72-72Â„280 Scott Brown (5), $15,407 70-70-73-69Â„282 Roberto Daz (5), $15,407 68-68-70-76Â„282 James Hahn (5), $15,407 69-70-71-72Â„282 Jimmy Walker (5), $15,407 74-67-71-70Â„282 Dominic Bozzelli (4), $14,626 70-70-73-70Â„283 Lanto GrifÂ“ n (4), $14,626 68-72-69-74Â„283 John Huh (4), $14,626 70-64-71-78Â„283 Tom Lovelady (4), $14,626 71-68-72-72Â„283 Kevin Na (4), $14,626 70-70-72-71Â„283 Nick Watney (4), $14,626 69-72-70-72Â„283 Xinjun Zhang (4), $14,626 71-70-73-69Â„283 Doug Ghim, $13,987 73-68-71-72Â„284 Bill Haas (3), $13,987 72-69-74-69Â„284 Kevin Tway (3), $13,774 70-71-77-70Â„288 Jamie Lovemark (3), $13,632 68-70-72-82Â„292LPGA TOURKPMG WOMENÂS PGA CHAMPIONSHIPSundayÂs leaders at Kemper Lakes GC, Kildeer, Ill. Purse: $3.65 million. Yardage: 6,741; Par: 72 (3636) (x-won on second playoff hole)Finalx-Sung Hyun Park, $547,500 66-72-71-69Â„278 Nasa Hataoka, $290,806 69-72-73-64Â„278 So Yeon Ryu, $290,806 69-69-67-73Â„278 Jessica Korda, $170,709 67-75-71-68Â„281 Angel Yin, $170,709 73-69-68-71Â„281 Charley Hull, $114,421 68-75-72-67Â„282 Brooke M. Henderson, $114,421 67-71-70-74Â„282 Jacqui Concolino, $82,741 70-73-73-67Â„283 Lizette Salas, $82,741 70-74-69-70Â„283 In-Kyung Kim, $82,741 73-70-69-71Â„283 Moriya Jutanugarn, $62,792 68-72-73-71Â„284 Jin Young Ko, $62,792 73-72-68-71Â„284 Amy Yang, $62,792 70-74-69-71Â„284 Sarah Jane Smith, $62,792 73-72-68-71Â„284 Lexi Thompson, $50,689 72-73-72-68Â„285 Lindy Duncan, $50,689 74-71-68-72Â„285 Hyo Joo Kim, $50,689 70-72-70-73Â„285 Jaye Marie Green, $41,023 67-74-74-71Â„286 Marina Alex, $41,023 72-73-69-72Â„286 Amy Olson, $41,023 69-74-71-72Â„286 Annie Park, $41,023 71-69-73-73Â„286 Ryann OÂToole, $41,023 73-71-69-73Â„286 Shanshan Feng, $41,023 74-72-67-73Â„286 Bronte Law, $41,023 72-70-69-75Â„286 Minjee Lee, $33,958 69-76-72-70Â„287 Jodi Ewart Shadoff, $33,958 70-75-72-70Â„287 Sei Young Kim, $33,958 71-71-71-74Â„287 Michelle Wie, $30,143 71-74-72-71Â„288 Stacy Lewis, $30,143 70-76-70-72Â„288 Dani Holmqvist, $30,143 70-71-71-76Â„288 Maude-Aimee Leblanc, $27,313 68-77-73-71Â„289 Lydia Ko, $27,313 74-66-73-76Â„289 Danielle Kang, $22,726 73-69-75-73Â„290 Brittany Altomare, $22,726 67-75-75-73Â„290 Robynn Ree, $22,726 70-73-75-72Â„290 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, $22,726 72-75-72-71Â„290 Mo Martin, $22,726 71-73-71-75Â„290 Eun-Hee Ji, $22,726 70-75-70-75Â„290 Carlota Ciganda, $22,726 70-69-73-78Â„290 Ariya Jutanugarn, $17,058 72-73-73-73Â„291 Jane Park, $17,058 73-72-73-73Â„291 Sandra Gal, $17,058 72-74-71-74Â„291 Georgia Hall, $17,058 72-74-73-72Â„291 Nelly Korda, $17,058 74-73-68-76Â„291 Brittany Lincicome, $17,058 71-75-74-71Â„291 Gaby Lopez, $17,058 71-74-75-71Â„291 Karrie Webb, $14,302 70-76-74-72Â„292 Ashleigh Buhai, $14,302 72-70-71-79Â„292 Sandra Changkija, $12,395 72-72-74-75Â„293 Cristie Kerr, $12,395 75-68-73-77Â„293 Hee Young Park, $12,395 71-71-76-75Â„293 Wichanee Meechai, $12,395 71-70-77-75Â„293 Pernilla Lindberg, $12,395 71-76-72-74Â„293 Jackie Stoelting, $12,395 70-75-74-74Â„293 Emma Talley, $10,887 71-72-77-74Â„294 Paula Creamer, $10,887 72-74-76-72Â„294 Chella Choi, $9,966 71-74-74-76Â„295 Sophia Popov, $9,966 75-71-74-75Â„295 Caroline Masson, $9,966 71-76-74-74Â„295 Mel Reid, $9,043 71-74-73-78Â„296 Brittany Marchand, $9,043 71-76-76-73Â„296 Ayako Uehara, $9,043 72-74-78-72Â„296 Angela Stanford, $8,489 70-75-73-79Â„297 Mirim Lee, $8,489 70-74-74-79Â„297 Aditi Ashok, $8,489 70-73-81-73Â„297 Sakura Yokomine, $8,028 73-74-76-75Â„298 Laetitia Beck, $8,028 68-78-79-73Â„298 Cheyenne Woods, $7,498 75-72-75-78Â„300 Cindy LaCrosse, $7,498 72-73-77-78Â„300 Perrine Delacour, $7,498 74-73-77-76Â„300 Alena Sharp, $7,498 69-78-80-73Â„300 Jeong Eun Lee, $7,196 70-74-75-84Â„303 Lauren Kim, $7,104 71-76-79-82Â„308UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATIONU.S. SENIOR OPENSundayÂs leaders at The Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs, Colo. Purse: $4 million. Yardage: 7,264; Par: 70 (36-34) (a-denotes amateur) FinalDavid Toms, $720,000 70-71-66-70-277 Miguel Angel Jimenez, $297,439 68-68-73-69-278 Tim Petrovic, $297,439 72-65-71-70-278 Jerry Kelly, $297,439 66-69-71-72-278 Paul Broadhurst, $141,467 71-70-69-69-279 Paul Goydos, $141,467 72-67-70-70-279 Brandt Jobe, $141,467 70-73-66-70-279 Kevin Sutherland, $107,748 68-75-67-72-282 Kirk Triplett, $107,748 74-66-68-74-282 Lee Janzen, $89,926 69-75-69-70-283 Davis Love III, $89,926 71-68-71-73-283 Tom Pernice Jr., $76,640 73-71-70-70-284 Marco Dawson, $76,640 71-74-69-70-284 Rocco Mediate, $65,797 68-74-72-71-285 Jay Haas, $65,797 70-69-72-74-285 Scott Parel, $52,775 69-73-74-70-286 Scott Verplank, $52,775 74-70-71-71-286 Vijay Singh, $52,775 72-74-69-71-286 Bernhard Langer, $52,775 72-76-66-72-286 Billy Andrade, $52,775 71-71-69-75-286 Gene Sauers, $40,676 73-71-70-73-287 Doug Garwood, $40,676 74-71-69-73-287 Deane Pappas, $40,676 68-71-74-74-287 David Frost, $32,460 71-76-71-70-288 Wes Short Jr., $32,460 74-70-71-73-288 Todd Bailey, $32,460 76-66-72-74-288 Billy Mayfair, $32,460 69-74-71-74-288 Carlos Franco, $27,425 73-72-74-70-289 David McKenzie, $27,425 70-74-73-72-289 Philip Golding, $27,425 72-67-73-77-289 Duffy Waldorf, $22,155 73-74-75-68-290 Stephen Ames, $22,155 70-74-75-71-290 Bobby Gage, $22,155 75-73-71-71-290 Bob Estes, $22,155 76-68-74-72-290 a-Jeff Wilson, $0 76-71-70-73-290 Christopher Williams, $22,155 73-72-71-74-290 Craig Bowden, $22,155 72-73-71-74-290 Larry Mize, $18,392 73-73-71-74-291 Colin Montgomerie, $18,392 71-73-67-80-291 Jerry Smith, $15,950 73-73-74-72-292 Todd Hamilton, $15,950 76-72-72-72-292 Ken Tanigawa, $15,950 77-70-70-75-292 Kenny Perry, $15,950 71-74-71-76-292 John Cook, $12,716 72-76-71-74-293 Scott Dunlap, $12,716 73-71-74-75-293 a-Mike Finster, $0 72-75-71-75-293 Fred Couples, $12,716 71-73-72-77-293 Joe Durant, $12,716 71-73-70-79-293 Mike Genovese, $10,226 72-76-76-70-294 Peter Fowler, $10,226 73-73-72-76-294 Jeff Maggert, $10,226 74-71-72-77-294 Prayad Marksaeng, $9,087 71-71-79-74-295 Tom Werkmeister, $9,087 74-71-75-75-295 Scott McCarron, $9,087 72-74-74-75-295 Jarmo Sandelin, $8,707 73-73-76-75-297 Grant Waite, $8,626 74-71-76-77-298 Joey Sindelar, $8,545 72-73-73-81-299 Andre Bossert, $8,424 75-71-77-77-300 Bill Breen, $8,424 73-72-75-80-300 a-Robby Funk, $0 72-76-75-80-303EUROPEAN TOURFRENCH OPENSundayÂs leaders at Le National Golf, Paris Purse: $7 million. Yardage: 7,247; Par: 71FinalAlex Noren, Sweden 73-72-65-67Â„277 Russell Knox, Scotland 71-70-72-65Â„278 Julian Suri, United States 70-70-69-69Â„278 Chris Wood, England 70-68-67-73Â„278 Matthew Southgate, England 71-73-70-65Â„279 Jon Rahm, Spain 70-69-68-72Â„279 Marcus Kinhult, Sweden 71-65-67-76Â„279 Jorge Campillo, Spain 73-71-70-66Â„280 Alexander Bjork, Sweden 73-69-68-70Â„280 Justin Thomas, United States 70-70-69-71Â„280 Sergio Garcia, Spain 72-70-64-74Â„280 Henric Sturehed, Sweden 75-68-71-67Â„281 Dylan Frittelli, South Africa 71-71-71-68Â„281 Wade Ormsby, Australia 73-71-69-68Â„281 Adrian Otaegui, Spain 74-70-66-71Â„281 Nino Bertasio, Italy 76-68-72-66Â„282 Mike Lorenzo-Vera, France 77-69-68-68Â„282 Tyrrell Hatton, England 74-67-71-70Â„282 Thomas Detry, Belgium 74-69-69-70Â„282 Shane Lowry, Ireland 70-75-67-70Â„282AlsoLi Haotong, China 71-73-72-67Â„283 Ian Poulter, England 72-74-68-69Â„283 Matthew Fitzpatrick, England 71-69-72-72Â„284WEB.COM TOURLINCOLN LAND CHAMPIONSHIPSundayÂs leaders at Panther Creek Country Club, SpringÂ“ eld, Ill. Purse: $550,000. Yardage: 7,228; Par: 71 (35-36)FinalAnders Albertson, $99,000 66-66-64-63Â„259 Kramer Hickok, $48,400 66-63-65-67Â„261 Adam Long, $48,400 65-64-69-63Â„261 Wes Roach, $26,400 67-65-64-66Â„262 Cameron Champ, $18,013 64-67-66-67Â„264 Wyndham Clark, $18,013 70-65-62-67Â„264 Ben Kohles, $18,013 67-67-62-68Â„264 Rick Lamb, $18,013 65-65-67-67Â„264 Scott Langley, $18,013 65-65-67-67Â„264 Chase Wright, $18,013 69-61-68-66Â„264 Jamie Arnold, $11,660 64-66-67-68Â„265 Sam Burns, $11,660 63-67-69-66Â„265 Billy Kennerly, $11,660 65-67-68-65Â„265 Kyoung-Hoon Lee, $11,660 66-68-65-66Â„265 Kyle Reifers, $11,660 64-69-67-65Â„265 Steven Alker, $7,975 67-65-70-64Â„266 Joseph Bramlett, $7,975 67-67-64-68Â„266 Hank Lebioda, $7,975 67-66-67-66Â„266 Seth Reeves, $7,975 70-66-65-65Â„266 Josh Teater, $7,975 64-67-69-66Â„266 Chris Thompson, $7,975 66-70-65-65Â„266 Sebastian Cappelen, $5,500 66-67-67-67Â„267 Brandon Crick, $5,500 66-69-64-68Â„267 Carlos Ortiz, $5,500 62-66-68-71Â„267 Willy Wilcox, $5,500 69-64-65-69Â„267 Seth Fair, $4,161 67-68-68-65Â„268 Rhein Gibson, $4,161 62-67-65-74Â„268 Rico Hoey, $4,161 66-67-67-68Â„268 Justin Lower, $4,161 67-68-66-67Â„268 Ryan Sullivan, $4,161 68-68-65-67Â„268 Bo Hoag, $3,630 67-68-68-66Â„269 Albin Choi, $3,011 67-67-67-69Â„270 Armando Favela, $3,011 69-67-68-66Â„270 Michael Hebert, $3,011 69-66-65-70Â„270 Kyle Jones, $3,011 67-68-68-67Â„270 Doug Letson, $3,011 67-69-65-69Â„270 Augusto Nez, $3,011 63-71-67-69Â„270 Conrad Shindler, $3,011 66-68-69-67Â„270 Sepp Straka, $3,011 69-67-69-65Â„270 Mark Anderson, $2,038 65-68-71-67Â„271 Brad Brunner, $2,038 68-67-68-68Â„271 Conner Godsey, $2,038 64-68-70-69Â„271 Nelson Ledesma, $2,038 69-65-69-68Â„271 Johnny Ruiz, $2,038 70-66-65-70Â„271 Casey Wittenberg, $2,038 68-65-71-67Â„271 Michael Arnaud, $2,038 68-67-64-72Â„271 Adam Svensson, $2,038 67-68-62-74Â„271 Ryan Brehm, $1,595 69-67-70-66Â„272 Nick Hardy, $1,595 65-69-67-71Â„272 Brad HopÂ“ nger, $1,595 68-67-68-69Â„272 Mark Hubbard, $1,595 66-69-70-67Â„272 Chip Lynn, $1,595 69-66-67-70Â„272 Matt Harmon, $1,492 65-71-68-69Â„273 Alex Kang, $1,492 69-67-69-68Â„273 Curtis Luck, $1,492 69-65-73-66Â„273 Scott Pinckney, $1,492 69-66-66-72Â„273 Martin Trainer, $1,492 67-69-65-72Â„273 Rafael Campos, $1,436 65-70-70-69Â„274 Roberto Castro, $1,436 65-69-70-70Â„274 Robby Shelton, $1,436 69-66-69-70Â„274 Chris Smith, $1,436 67-69-70-68Â„274 Oscar Fraustro, $1,386 67-69-70-69Â„275 Richard Hearden, $1,386 67-69-69-70Â„275 Maverick McNealy, $1,386 68-67-68-72Â„275 Bhavik Patel, $1,386 70-65-68-72Â„275 Tag Ridings, $1,386 67-68-67-73Â„275 Eric Axley, $1,331 67-69-69-71Â„276 Vince Covello, $1,331 68-67-71-70Â„276 Brian Davis, $1,331 70-65-73-68Â„276 Daniel Mazziotta, $1,331 68-68-71-69Â„276 Carlos Sainz Jr, $1,331 65-71-67-73Â„276 Michael Weaver, $1,298 70-66-68-74Â„278 Luke Guthrie, $1,282 65-71-73-70Â„279 Steve Marino, $1,282 68-65-74-72Â„279 Tim Wilkinson, $1,265 68-68-72-72Â„280 Christian Brand, $1,254 68-66-72-75Â„281SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 11 3 4 37 38 20 New York Red Bulls 10 4 2 32 34 16 New York City FC 9 4 4 31 34 24 Columbus 8 5 6 30 24 19 New England 7 4 6 27 30 25 Chicago 6 7 5 23 27 31 Montreal 7 11 0 21 22 31 Philadelphia 6 8 3 21 21 25 Orlando City 6 10 1 19 24 37 Toronto FC 4 9 3 15 24 30 D.C. United 2 7 4 10 21 27 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GASporting Kansas City 9 3 5 32 31 18 FC Dallas 9 2 5 32 25 17 Los Angeles FC 9 4 3 30 35 25 Portland 7 3 5 26 24 21 Real Salt Lake 7 8 2 23 21 32 Vancouver 6 7 5 23 26 35 Houston 6 6 3 21 31 24 Los Angeles Galaxy 6 7 3 21 25 26 Minnesota United 5 10 1 16 19 30 Colorado 4 9 3 15 20 28 Seattle 3 9 3 12 13 21 San Jose 2 9 6 12 28 35 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieJune 29FC Dallas 1, Minnesota United 0SaturdayÂs GamesPortland 3, Seattle 2 Atlanta United FC 4, Orlando City 0 Montreal 2, Sporting Kansas City 0 Columbus 2, Real Salt Lake 1 New England 3, D.C. United 2 Chicago 3, New York City FC 2 Los Angeles FC 4, Philadelphia 1 Los Angeles Galaxy 3, San Jose 3, tieSundayÂs GamesNew York Red Bulls 1, Toronto FC 0 Colorado 1, Vancouver 0TuesdayÂs GameLos Angeles FC at Houston, 9 p.m.WednesdayÂs GamesToronto FC at Minnesota United, 7 p.m. Atlanta United FC at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Seattle at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. D.C. United at Los Angeles Galaxy, 10:30 p.m.Saturday, July 7Orlando City at Los Angeles FC, 4:30 p.m. Colorado at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Seattle at New England, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta United FC at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Toronto FC at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota United at Houston, 9 p.m. FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Chicago at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m. Columbus at LA Galaxy, 10:30 p.m. San Jose at Portland, 11 p.m.Sunday, July 8New York at New York City FC, 7 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENÂS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 11 1 3 36 31 13 Seattle 6 3 5 23 15 12 Orlando 6 5 4 22 21 20 Chicago 5 3 7 22 21 17 Utah 5 3 6 21 13 11 Portland 5 5 5 20 20 20 Houston 4 5 5 17 16 21 Washington 2 9 4 10 10 20 Sky Blue FC 0 10 3 3 10 23 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.June 27Houston 2, Orlando 1 Utah 0, Seattle 0 Portland 1, Sky Blue 1, tieSaturdayÂs GamesNorth Carolina 3, Orlando 0 Utah 0, Seattle 0, tie Portland 1, Sky Blue 1, tieSundayÂs GameChicago 2, Washington 0WednesdayÂs GameChicago at North Carolina, 7 p.m.FridayÂs GameUtah at Portland, 11 p.m.2018 U.S. MENÂS TEAM RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Record: Won 2, Lost 0, Tied 3)Sunday, Jan. 28 United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 Â„ United States 1, Paraguay 0 Monday, May 28 Â„ United States 3, Bolivia 0 Saturday, June 2 Â„ Ireland 1, United States 1 Saturday, June 9 Â„ United States 1, France 1 Friday, Sept. 7 Â„ vs. Brazil at East Rutherford, N.J. (tentative) Tuesday, Sept. 11 Â„ vs. Mexico at Nashville, Tenn., 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 Â„ vs. England at London (tentative) Tuesday, Nov. 20 Â„ vs. Italy (tentative)FIFA WORLD CUPAll times Eastern SECOND ROUND Saturday At Kazan, RussiaFrance 4, Argentina 3At Sochi, RussiaUruguay 2, Portugal 1Sunday At MoscowRussia 1, Spain 1 (Russia wins 4-3 on penalty kicks)At Nizhny Novgorod, RussiaCroatia 1, Denmark 1 (Croatia wins 3-2 on penalty kicks)Today At Samara, RussiaBrazil vs. Mexico, 10 a.m.At Rostov-on-Don, RussiaBelgium vs. Japan, 2 p.m.Tuesday At St. Petersburg, RussiaSweden vs. Switzerland, 10 a.m.At MoscowColombia vs. England, 2 p.m.QUARTERFINALS Friday At Nizhny Novgorod, RussiaFrance vs. Uruguay, 10 a.m.At Kazan, RussiaBrazil-Mexico winner vs. Belgium-Japan winner, 2 p.m.Saturday, July 7 At Samara, RussiaSweden-Switzerland winner vs. ColombiaEngland winner, 10 a.m.At Sochi, RussiaRussia vs. Croatia, 2 p.m.SEMIFINALS Tuesday, July 10 At St. Petersburg, RussiaFrance-Uruguay winner vs. Brazil-Mexico/ Belgium-Japan winner, 2 p.m.Wednesday, July 11 At MoscowSweden-Switzerland/Colombia-England winner vs. Russia-Croatia winner, 2 p.m.AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPCHICAGOLAND OVERTONÂS 400Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill. Lap length: 1.5 miles(Starting position in parentheses)1. (16) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267 laps, 40 points. 2. (18) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 267, 52. 3. (11) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 267, 50. 4. (36) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 267, 48. 5. (5) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 267, 35. 6. (9) Erik Jones, Toyota, 267, 32. 7. (37) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267, 32. 8. (12) Joey Logano, Ford, 267, 33. 9. (7) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 267, 38. 10. (15) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 267, 27. 11. (10) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 267, 26. 12. (13) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267, 25. 13. (1) Paul Menard, Ford, 267, 24. 14. (38) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267, 23. 15. (17) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 267, 22. 16. (20) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Ford, 266, 21. 17. (4) Kurt Busch, Ford, 266, 36. 18. (2) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 266, 29. 19. (3) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 266, 24. 20. (8) William Byron, Chevrolet, 266, 17. 21. (26) Michael McDowell, Ford, 266, 16. 22. (39) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 266, 15. 23. (22) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 266, 14. 24. (19) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 266, 13. 25. (6) Aric Almirola, Ford, 266, 22. 26. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 265, 11. 27. (24) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 264, 10. 28. (25) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 264, 9. 29. (28) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 262, 8. 30. (27) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 261, 0. 31. (29) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 260, 6. 32. (34) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 259, 5. 33. (30) Kyle Weatherman, Chevrolet, 255, 4. 34. (32) Corey Lajoie, Chevrolet, 233, 3. 35. (33) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 227, 0. 36. (31) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 224, 1. 37. (14) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, garage, 189, 1. 38. (23) David Ragan, Ford, 189, 1. 39. (35) Timmy Hill, Ford, garage, 185, 0. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 140.638 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 50 minutes, 52 seconds. Margin of Victory: 1.875 seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 23 laps. Lead Changes: 24 among 10 drivers. Lap Leaders: R. Blaney 1-16; C. Bowyer 17; R. Blaney 18; C. Bowyer 19-38; B. Keselowski 39-46; A. Dillon 47-59; A. Almirola 60-86; K. Harvick 87; A. Almirola 88-122; K. Harvick 123-128; A. Almirola 129; R. Newman 130-132; R. Blaney 133-134; A. Almirola 135-141; Kurt Busch 142-159; K. Harvick 160-162; K. Larson 163; K. Harvick 164-167; Kurt Busch 168-169; K. Larson 170-175; K. Harvick 176-177; B. Keselowski 178-185; K. Harvick 186-208; Kyle Busch 209-267. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): A. Almirola 4 times for 70 laps; Kyle Busch 1 time for 59 laps; K. Harvick 6 times for 39 laps; C. Bowyer 2 times for 21 laps; Kurt Busch 2 times for 20 laps; R. Blaney 3 times for 19 laps; B. Keselowski 2 times for 16 laps; A. Dillon 1 time for 13 laps; K. Larson 2 times for 7 laps; R. Newman 1 time for 3 laps.NASCAR XFINITYOVERTONÂS 300Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill. Lap length: 1.5 miles(Starting position in parentheses)1. (1) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 200 laps, 0 rating, 0 points. 2. (13) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 200, 0, 0. 3. (12) Cole Custer, Ford, 200, 0, 41. 4. (4) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 200, 0, 0. 5. (10) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 41. 6. (8) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 33. 7. (18) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 35. 8. (5) Paul Menard, Ford, 200, 0, 0. 9. (17) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 200, 0, 28. 10. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 200, 0, 0. 11. (6) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 200, 0, 32. 12. (11) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 199, 0, 42. 13. (23) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 24. 14. (3) Austin Cindric, Ford, 199, 0, 25. 15. (15) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 22. 16. (7) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 21. 17. (24) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 199, 0, 20. 18. (26) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 197, 0, 19. 19. (25) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 18. 20. (21) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 17. 21. (22) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 196, 0, 16. 22. (27) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 195, 0, 15. 23. (29) David Starr, Chevrolet, 194, 0, 14. 24. (32) Blake Jones, Chevrolet, 194, 0, 13. 25. (30) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 191, 0, 12. 26. (37) Brandon Hightower, Toyota, 190, 0, 11. 27. (40) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, 178, 0, 10. 28. (39) Scott Heckert, Chevrolet, electrical, 146, 0, 9. 29. (36) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, suspension, 134, 0, 8. 30. (19) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, accident, 130, 0, 7. 31. (33) Josh Williams, Chevrolet, brakes, 117, 0, 6. 32. (16) Ryan Reed, Ford, accident, 105, 0, 5. 33. (2) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, accident, 99, 0, 18. 34. (14) Jeb Burton, Chevrolet, accident, 99, 0, 3. 35. (35) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, fuelpump, 83, 0, 2. 36. (38) John Jackson, Dodge, suspension, 63, 0, 1. 37. (28) Timmy Hill, Toyota, suspension, 52, 0, 1. 38. (34) Chad Finchum, Chevrolet, engine, 23, 0, 1. 39. (31) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, fuelpump, 2, 0, 1. 40. (20) Kaz Grala, Ford, electrical, 1, 0, 1. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 134.756 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 13 minutes, 34 seconds. Margin of Victory: 8.030 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 21 laps. Lead Changes: 13 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: K.Larson 0; T.Reddick 1-11; D.Suarez 12-24; T.Reddick 25-48; K.Harvick 49-51; C.Bell 52-71; K.Larson 72-103; K.Harvick 104-116; C.Bell 117; C.Briscoe 118-119; K.Harvick 120-141; K.Larson 142-169; Br.Jones 170-180; K.Larson 181-200 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Larson, 4 times for 77 laps; K.Harvick, 3 times for 35 laps; T.Reddick, 2 times for 33 laps; C.Bell, 2 times for 19 laps; D.Suarez, 1 time for 12 laps; Br.Jones, 1 time for 10 laps; C.Briscoe, 1 time for 1 lap. Wins: J.Allgaier, 2; K.Larson, 2; C.Bell, 1; K.Harvick, 1; T.Reddick, 1. Top 10 in Series Points: 1. C.Custer, 541; 2. D.Hemric, 538; 3. E.Sadler, 537; 4. C.Bell, 523; 5. T.Reddick, 491; 6. J.Allgaier, 488; 7. Br.Jones, 463; 8. R.Truex, 430; 9. M.Tifft, 400; 10. A.Cindric, 372.FORMULA ONEAUSTRIAN GRAND PRIXSunday at Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria Lap length: 2.68 miles 1. Max Verstappen, Netherlands, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 71 laps, 1:21:56.024, 25 points. 2. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 71, +1.504 seconds behind, 18. 3. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Ferrari, 71, +3.181, 15. 4. Romain Grosjean, France, Haas Ferrari, 70, +1 lap, 12. 5. Kevin Magnussen, Denmark, Haas Ferrari, 70, +1 lap, 10. 6. Esteban Ocon, France, Force India Mercedes, 70, +1 lap, 8. 7. Sergio Perez, Mexico, Force India Mercedes, 70, +1 lap, 6. 8. Fernando Alonso, Spain, McLaren Renault, 70, +1 lap, 4. 9. Charles Leclerc, Monaco, Sauber Ferrari, 70, +1 lap, 2. 10. Marcus Ericsson, Sweden, Sauber Ferrari, 70, +1 lap, 1. 11. Pierre Gasly, France, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 70, +1 lap. 12. Carlos Sainz, Spain, Renault, 70, +1 lap. 13. Lance Stroll, Canada, Williams Mercedes, 69, +2 laps. 14. Sergey Sirotkin, Russia, Williams Mercedes, 69, +2 laps. 15. Stoffel Vandoorne, Belgium, McLaren Renault, 65, did not Â“ nish.Not classiÂ“ edLewis Hamilton, Britain, Mercedes, 62, did not Â“ nish. Brendon Hartley, New Zealand, Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 54, did not Â“ nish. Daniel Ricciardo, Australia, Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 53, did not Â“ nish. Valtteri Bottas, Finland, Mercedes, 13, did not Â“ nish. Nico Hulkenberg, Germany, Renault, 11, did not Â“ nish.Driver Standings1. Sebastian Vettel, 146 2. Lewis Hamilton, 145 3. Kimi Raikkonen, 101 4. Daniel Ricciardo, 96 5. Max Verstappen, 93 6. Valtteri Bottas, 92 7. Kevin Magnussen, 37 8. Fernando Alonso, 36 9. Nico Hulkenberg, 34 10. Carlos Sainz, 28 11. Sergio Perez, 23 12. Esteban Ocon, 19 13. Pierre Gasly, 18 14. Charles Leclerc, 13 15. Romain Grosjean, 12 16. Stoffel Vandoorne, 8 17. Lance Stroll, 4 18. Marcus Ericsson, 3 19. Brendon Hartley, 1Manufacturers Standings1. Ferrari, 247 2. Mercedes GP, 237 3. Red Bull Racing Tag Heuer, 189 4. Renault, 62 5. Haas Ferrari, 49 6. McLaren Renault, 44 7. Force India Mercedes, 42 8. Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda, 19 9. Sauber Ferrari, 16 10. Williams Mercedes, 4PRO BASKETBALLWNBAAll times EasternEASTERN C ONFERENCE W L PCT GB Washington 10 6 .625 Â„ Connecticut 9 7 .563 1 Atlanta 8 8 .500 2 Chicago 6 10 .375 4 New York 5 11 .313 5 Indiana 1 16 .059 9WESTERN C ONFERENCE W L PCT GB Phoenix 13 5 .722 Â„ Los Angeles 12 5 .706 Seattle 12 5 .706 Minnesota 10 6 .625 2 Dallas 7 8 .467 4 Las Vegas 6 12 .333 7SaturdayÂs GamePhoenix 84, Washington 74SundayÂs GamesNew York 97, Chicago 94, OT Minnesota 76, Dallas 72 Los Angeles 87, Las Vegas 71 Atlanta 87, Indiana 83 Seattle 84, Connecticut 70TodayÂs GamesNone scheduledTuesdayÂs GamesSeattle at New York, 7 p.m. Chicago at Dallas, 8 p.m. Indiana at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Connecticut at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.TENNISUPCOMING TOURNAMENTWIMBLEDONSURFACE: Grass courts. SITE: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. SCHEDULE: Play begins today. The 13-day tournament closes with the womenÂs singles Â“ nal on Saturday, July 14, and the menÂs singles Â“ nal on Sunday, July 15. There are no matches scheduled for the two-week tournamentÂs middle Sunday, July 8. LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY: The Â“ rst match of the fortnight on Centre Court is reserved for the previous yearÂs male champion, so Roger Federer will be the Â“ rst player to set foot on the most hallowed patch of grass in tennis. He faces Dusan Lajovic of Serbia. ÂItÂs a big deal. I mean, besides the history and the mythical place that it is, you cannot ... practice on it. When you come out, thereÂs a bit of uncertainty for both players,ÂŽ Federer said Sunday. ÂThe entire atmosphere changes at Wimbledon, and you realize the eyes are on you. That naturally makes you a bit nervous, I believe.ÂŽ Both Williams sisters are scheduled to play on Day 1 of the tournament, with seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena against Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands on Court 1, and Â“ ve-time champ Venus against Johanna Larsson on Court 2. Other past major titlists in action include U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki and 2014 U.S. Open champion and 2017 Wimbledon runner-up Marin Cilic. MONDAYÂS FORECAST: Sunny. High of 82 degrees (28 Celsius). 2017 MENÂS SINGLES CHAMPION: Roger Federer of Switzerland. 2017 WOMENÂS SINGLES CHAMPION: Garbine Muguruza of Spain. LAST YEAR: Federer was a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 winner in the Â“ nal against Cilic, who was hobbled by a foot blister. Federer became the Â“ rst man to win eight Wimbledon titles and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam singles trophies (he made it 20 at the Australian Open in January). Federer was also the Â“ rst man since Bjorn Borg in 1976 to win the tournament without dropping a set. Muguruza defeated Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 for her Â“ rst Wimbledon title and second at a major tournament. Muguruza, who got past Serena Williams in the 2016 French Open Â“ nal, is the only woman to beat each Williams sister in a Grand Slam Â“ nal. BACK IN THE FIELD: Serena Williams returns after missing Wimbledon last year while she was pregnant. She gave birth to a daughter last September, and this will be the fourth tournament of her comeback. Williams has a 14-match winning streak at the All England Club, with her sixth and seventh titles in 2015 and 2016, and a 10-match winning streak in Grand Slam action. Also returning: 2004 champion Maria Sharapova, who missed Wimbledon the last two years Â„ in 2016 because of a 15-month doping suspension, and in 2017 because of an injured left thigh. NOT IN THE FIELD: Two-time champion Andy Murray withdrew Sunday because of a bad hip. He had surgery in January and returned to competition less than two weeks ago. KEY STATISTIC: 15 Â„ Consecutive Wimbledon menÂs titles won by Federer (8), Novak Djokovic (3), Rafael Nadal (2) or Murray (2). KEY QUOTE: ÂI got a little emotional when I was telling her a story about a girl who had a big dream. I started getting choked up.ÂŽ Â„ Serena Williams, discussing bringing her daughter to Centre Court. PRIZE MONEY: Total is 34 million pounds (about $45 million), with 2.25 million pounds (about $3 million) each to the menÂs and womenÂs singles champions.PRO FOOTBALLCANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUEAll times Eastern EAST DIVISION W L T PTS PF PA Hamilton 2 1 0 4 83 66 Montreal 1 2 0 2 43 95 Ottawa 1 1 0 2 54 41 Toronto 0 2 0 0 26 68 WEST DIVISION W L T PTS PF PA Calgary 3 0 0 6 93 35 Edmonton 2 1 0 4 95 90 B.C. 1 1 0 2 44 51 Saskatchewan 1 2 0 2 61 82 Winnipeg 1 2 0 2 103 74June 28Calgary 24, Ottawa 14June 29Hamilton 31, Winnipeg 17 Edmonton 41, BC 22SaturdayÂs GameMontreal 23, Saskatchewan 17ThursdayÂs GameHamilton at Saskatchewan, 9 p.m.Friday, July 6Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, July 7Edmonton at Toronto, 5:30 p.m. BC at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m.COLLEGE BASEBALLDIVISION I COLLEGE WORLD SERIESAt TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, Omaha, Neb. All times EasternCHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-3)June 25: Arkansas vs. Oregon State, ppd. June 26: Arkansas 4, Oregon State 1 June 27: Oregon State 5, Arkansas 3 June 28: Oregon State 5, Arkansas 0, Oregon St. wins national championshipBOXINGSCHEDULEJune 30At Chesapeake Arena, Oklahoma City, (ESPN), Gilberto Ramirez vs. Roamer Alexis Angulo, 12, for RamirezÂs WBO super middleweight title; Alex Saucedo vs. Lenny Zappavigna, 10, junior welterweights.July 7At Astana, Kazakhstan, Beibut Shumenov vs. Hizni Altunkaya, 12, for the vacant WBA cruiserweight title. At Save Mart Arena, Fresno, Calif. (ESPN), Jose Ramirez vs. Danny OÂConnor, 12, for RamirezÂs WBC junior welterweight title; Egidijus Kavaliauskas vs. Juan Carlos Abreu, 10, weltereweights; Andy Vences vs. Frank De Alba, 10, junior lightweights; Andy Ruiz vs. Kevin Johnson, 10, heavyweights.
Page 6 SP www.yoursun.com Monday, July 2, 2018 / The SunBy JAY COHENAssociated PressJOLIET, Ill. Â„ Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson raced all over the track during an electric final lap. As Busch began to celebrate his dramatic victory, Larson gave him a thumbÂs up. It was quite a finish, and they knew it. Busch outdueled Larson down the stretch Sunday in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, earning his fifth victory of the season. ÂIt was a good day, a g reat finish, an excitin g one for that, especially at a mile and a half,ÂŽ Busch said. ÂPeople donÂt necessarily see those very much anymore. Man, you just got to be pumped for that. ItÂs cool.ÂŽ Busch moved into the lead on a restart with 58 laps to go, replacing Kevin Harvick at the front of the field. Busch, Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. Â„ NASCARÂs top three teams so far this season Â„ were up front with about 40 laps left before a hardcharging Larson crashed the party. He powered by Harvick to g et into second. He appeared to be in trouble after brushing the wall with seven laps left, but he kept going and Busch was slowed by a couple lapped cars at the back of the field. Busch and Larson then were neck-and-neck on the final lap. Larson bumped into the back of BuschÂs car and moved into the lead. Busch then raced into the back of LarsonÂs car and sped ahead for the victory. ÂWhen I was going down the backstretch, I was like, ÂHell, no, youÂre not taking this one away ri g ht now,ÂÂŽ Busch said. ÂThis was kind of where I was at. I was just going to do anything that it took for us to be able to get back to the start/finish line first.ÂŽ Busch was booed by the crowd when he got out of his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. He playfully rubbed his left eye in a crying motion and waved off the jeering fans. Larson, who was trying for a weekend sweep after winning the Xfinity Series race Saturday, had no complaints. ÂI roughed him up. He rou g hed me u p ThatÂs racing,ÂŽ he said. It was BuschÂs second win at Chicagoland, joining his victory in 2008. He also moved into a tie with Herb Thomas for 14th on the Cup SeriesÂ career wins list with 48. ÂHeÂs a one-in-a-million talent,ÂŽ Busch crew chief Adam Stevens said. ÂThe sport hasnÂt seen too many people with his level of talent. To get the chance to race with him, win some races with him is what every little boy dreams about.ÂŽ With NASCAR heading to Daytona this week, Busch and Harvick are tied for the series lead in wins. ItÂs just the fourth time in series history that two drivers won at least five times in the first 17 races of the season, joining Denny Hamlin and Jimmie Johnson in 2010 and Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough in 1974 and 1977. Busch leads the standings by 62 points over Harvick, who finished third for his 11th top-10 result in 18 races on the 1.5-mile oval in the Chicago suburbs. Truex was fourth, falling short in his bid for a third straight win at the track.AUTO RACING: NASCARKyle Busch wins Chicagoland Speedway race in wild Â“ nish By GRAHAM DUNBARAssociated PressMOSCOW Â„ Stretching every part of his body out into a star shape and diving to his right, Igor Akinfeev flicked out his left foot and kicked the ball high away from danger. AkinfeevÂs foot kept RussiaÂs party going Sunday night, ended the international career of one of SpainÂs biggest stars and sealed the biggest upset of the tournament and one of the greatest in World Cup history. Akinfeev saved two shots during the shootout, while all of his teammates scored to give Russia a 4-3 advantage after a draw that was dominated by Spain in every way but the 1-1 score. Russia Â„ the lowest ranked team in the World Cup at No. 70 in the world Â„ is stunningly going to the quarterfinals to face Croatia on Saturday. Millions of Russian fans, many of whom were mocking this team just a couple of weeks ago, are jumping loudly on the bandwagon. ÂWeÂre hosting a fantastic tournament,ÂŽ Akinfeev said. ÂI think our fans and foreign fans have recognized that weÂre a country that can play football and organize big events.ÂŽ AkinfeevÂs winning save against forward Iago Aspas made the national stadium in Moscow shake with the roar of around 70,000 Russians celebrating their teamÂs best World Cup run since it was the Soviet Union in 1966. It was a shocking elimination for Spain, joining former champions Germany and Argentina. Still, World Cup history was on RussiaÂs side after its well-organized team survived two hours of barely having the ball. Russia extended a streak of World Cup hosts winning penalty shootouts to five. France, South Korea, Germany and Brazil have also won shootouts since 1998. Akinfeev ensured that, in the 32-year-old captainÂs 111th game for his country. With Spain taking first, the shootout was poised at 2-2 when Akinfeev dived to his right to push away the kick by Jorge ÂKokeÂŽ Resurreccion. The Atletico Madrid midfielder lifted his shirt over his eyes in dismay. Russian penalty kickers were perfect against SpainÂs struggling goalkeeper David De Gea. After Akinfeev acrobatically blocked the left-footed shot of Aspas, he leapt up, punched the air with both hands and dove into a belly flop cross the rain-soaked turf as teammates raced to him from the halfway line. ÂI just feel emptied out,ÂŽ Akinfeev said. ÂOver the whole second half and extra time we were defending our goal and managed it, we were hoping for penalties because Spain are hard to beat.ÂŽ It gave Russia its greatest win for 10 years, since Akinfeev was in goal for an extra-time victory over the Netherlands in a European Championship quarterfinal. That run was ended days later by a Spain team beginning its era of dominance. Spain has now failed to win a knockout game at three major tournaments since it won Euro 2012, its third straight major title after Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup. It was too passive a performance by the Spanish, who were ranked 10th and among the pre-tournament favorites. Turmoil erupted two days before the opening game, when the federation fired the head coach. ÂItÂs painful, thereÂs nothing else we can say,ÂŽ Spain captain Sergio Ramos said. ÂWe left our soul in the pitch.ÂŽ It is unclear if interim coach Fernando Hierro will continue in a job he did not seek before Julen Lopetegui was sent home. Lopetegui was fired because he didnÂt tell SpainÂs soccer leaders he accepted an offer to coach Real Madrid after the tournament. SundayÂs defeat ended Andres IniestaÂs Spain career. The 34-year-old Barcelona midfielder came off the bench and almost won the game with an 85th-minute shot well saved by Akinfeev. Iniesta also scored the first spotkick of the shootout.WORLD CUP: Russia 1 (4), Spain 1 (3)Host Russia eliminates SpainAP PHOTORussian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev makes a save on the last penalty shot by SpainÂs Iago Aspas during the round of 16 match between Spain and Russia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. By RONALD BLUMAssociated PressMOSCOW Â„ Add this to your book of Russian proverbs: He who only passes is passed. Mighty Spain dominated the field at Luzhniki Stadium, dulled the senses with mindnumbing ball movement around the perimeter of the penalty area Sunday. It was the classic ÂtikitakaÂŽ style that led to a World Cup title in 2010, bookended by a pair of European Championships. The Spaniards would pass a team into confusion and then strike. But this time, they just passed side-to-side, sometimes backward, almost never to attack. Possession soccer appears to be a relic, ready for a display case in soccerÂs version of the Hermitage museum. Russia won a World Cup knockout game for the first time since the Soviet Union in 1966, defeating Spain 4-3 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie Russia goes to the quarterfinals against Croatia, while Spain goes home. ÂEverything is changing,ÂŽ Spain coach Fernando Hierro said through a translator. ÂTrends change.ÂŽ Spain made 1,137 passes and completed 1,031, according to FIFA. Stat company Opta said that was the most since it started keeping track in 1966. In contrast, Russia has completed two fewer passes Â„ 1,029 Â„ in four matches at the World Cup. Russia got the victory Sunday making 202 of 285 passes. Russian coach Stanislav Cherchesov used a five-man defensive back line for the first time in this World Cup. Asked why, he thought back to the 2008 European Championship, where Russia lost to Spain 4-1 in its opener and 3-0 in the semifinals. ÂLet us say this openly, they are better than us in many ways,ÂŽ he said. ÂSo I donÂt believe that we should risk going forward.ÂŽ Russia is ranked 70th in the world, the lowest in the field, and Spain is 10th. Home supporters with red-white-andblue wigs and painted faces seemed prepared for an unhappy ending out of Tolstoy or Dostoyevsky, especially after Marco AsensioÂs free kick ricocheted off a calf of defender Sergei Ignashevich in the 12th minute and past goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev for an own goal. The hosts have staged a fine tournament, full of smiles, solyanka and samovars Â„ and a bit of vodka, too. They unexpectedly advanced. Losing to a world power in the round of 16 would be no shame.WORLD CUPSpainÂs Âtiki-takaÂ generation is Â“ nally doneAssociated PressMOSCOW Â„ Most Russian fans just hoped that this World Cup team would not embarrass itself at a home tournament. Now they are ecstatically flooding the streets to celebrate a massive upset with hopes for more. Russians partied loudly in the center of Moscow Sunday night after their team beat Spain to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first time since the Soviet era. Even those who lost money on the game were cheering. ÂIÂm proud to be Russian and IÂm proud to be at this celebration,ÂŽ said Nikolai, who didnÂt give his surname. ÂI will tell my grandchildren and my children that I was here, that we beat Spain, and IÂm proud of this. It will always be in my heart.ÂŽ Fans climbed lampposts to cheer and some wore false mustaches in imitation of coach Stanislav Cherchesov. One said heÂd bet 1,000 rubles ($16) on Spain but was happy to lose. The celebrations crossed political divides too. ÂYEEEEESSS! We need to announce a series of protests demanding (goalkeeper Igor) Akinfeev is made a Hero of Russia,ÂŽ wrote opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has spent numerous stretches in detention over his involvement in protests against president Vladimir PutinÂs government. One of NavalnyÂs campaign staff, Ruslan Shaveddinov, messaged that everyone should head out onto the streets to celebrate, adding a hashtag which translated to Âfor a tweet like this you can get (sentenced to) 30 days.ÂŽ RussiaÂs usually strict laws against unsanctioned public gatherings have been effectively suspended for World Cup celebrations, with Nikolskaya Street in central Moscow transformed into an around-the-clock space for fans to party. Police there turn a blind eye to drinking on the street, which would usually attract a fine.WORLD CUPEcstatic Russians pour onto the streets after win By GERALD IMRAYAssociated PressNIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia Â„ Danijel Subasic saved three penalties, and CroatiaÂs World Cup hopes. In the second straight shootout of the tournament, the Croats advanced to the quarterfinals on Sunday with a 3-2 victory over Denmark on penalties following a 1-1 draw. Subasic tipped the first penalty of the shootout from Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen onto the post. He then dived to his right to save an attempt from substitute Lasse Schone. Finally, he used his feet to block Nicolai JorgensenÂs attempt. ÂHe was a hero tonight,ÂŽ Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said. ÂHe saved three penalties in a shootout. You donÂt see that every day.ÂŽ Subasic became only the second goalkeeper to save three penalties in a shootout at the World Cup, matching the feat of Portugal keeper Ricardo against England in 2006. Croatia will next face host Russia in the quarterfinals on Saturday in Sochi. Russia also advanced on penalties, beating Spain 4-3 following another 1-1 draw. Croatia had a chance to take the lead late in the game at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, but Luka ModricÂs penalty was saved by Kasper Schmeichel. The Denmark goalkeeper, who also saved a pair of penalties in the shootout, dive d to his left to smother ModricÂs attempt in the 116th minute. SubasicÂs three saves and SchmeichelÂs two made it the most combined saves in a World Cup shootout. Modric, however, made his penalty in the shootout and Ivan Rakitic scored the decider with a shot to the left side of the net as Schmeichel dived the wrong way. After surviving the shootout, Subasic had to survive the celebration. Domagoj Vida lifted the keeper onto his shoulders as they celebrated the win, and then dropped him. ÂHe is fine,ÂŽ Dalic said. Croatia entered the match after impressing in the group stage, including a 3-0 dismantling of two-time champion Argentina at the same stadium. But Denmark, unbeaten in 18 games coming into the game, provided tough opposition. The Danes took the lead in the first minute when defender Mathias Jorgensen scrambled in a shot that went in off SubasicÂs left hand and then the left post. It was DenmarkÂs fastest ever World Cup goal.WORLD CUPCroatia beats Denmark in dayÂs second shoot-out