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Deadly Crash


PATRICK SCOTT/Special to the Lake City Reporter
Florida Highway Patrol officers check the wreckage of a Pontiac sedan that struck a pine tree Wednesday in northern
Columbia County.

Two men killed, four others injured

in single-car wreck at Interstate-75


FHP spokesman
says some of the
victims from TCC.
By TONY BRITT
tbritt@lakecityreporter.com
A car carrying several
students back to school
from the holiday break
crashed into a pine tree
Wednesday in northern
Columbia County, killing
two and injuring four of
the vehicle's occupants,
including one in critical
condition, authorities
said.
Kendrick Kevin Maurice
of Miramar and Scott
Thompson of Pembroke
Pines were killed in the
wreck.
Christopher S.
Guillaume of Hollywood
was critically injured in the
wreck, while Delano Powell
of Plantation, Jeremy W.
Florvil of Pembroke Pines
and Emmanual Bautista
suffered serious injuries.


PATRICK SCOTTISpecial to the Lake City Reporter
The wreck, which occurred on 1-75, scattered debris after the
vehicle slammed into a tree. Some of the victims were head-
ed back to Tallahassee Community College, officials said.


The victims' ages ranged
from 18 to 21.
Reports said none of the
vehicle's occupants were
wearing seat belts.
The wreck occurred
at around 6:55 a.m.
Wednesday on 1-75,
about two miles south of
Interstate 10.
'"They were going back
to Tallahassee and some


go to school at Tallahassee
Community College," said
Lt. Pat Riordan, FHP pub-
lic affairs officer for Troop
B.
Riordan said a trooper
on the scene told him that
Sa statement was made by
one of the survivors say-
ing they (students) were
headed back to TCC.
According to Florida


Highway Patrol reports,
Maurice was driving a
2004 Pontiac four-door
sedan north on Interstate
75 with Thompson riding
in the front seat as a pas-
senger. The others were
riding in the rear seat.
Authorities said the
vehicle was traveling at a
high-rate of speed when,
for unknown reasons, it
left the roadway. on the
eastern shoulder, began
rotating clockwise and
went slightly airborne
before striking a pine tree
with its left side.
Maurice and Thompson
were pronounced dead at
the scene by Columbia
County EMS workers,
while the four other pas-
sengers were ejected
when the car crashed into
the tree.
Authorities said the
investigation is only in its
preliminary stage.
"With six people in the
FATAL continued on 3A


Program salutes top students


Organizer seeks report
cards from top county
students K to 12th.
By ANTONIA ROBINSON
arobinson@lakecityreporter.com
Recognizing Columbia County
students for academic achievement
is the goal of each Presley Excel and
Scholars Program.
"We try to promote academic
achievement," said Bernice Presley,
organizer. '"That encourages them


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to do better."
Kindergarten through 12th-grade
students with no grades less than
a B or S on their second nine-week
report card are asked to submit a
copy for the text Presley Excel and
Scholars Program by Jan. 19. Report
cards will be released Jan. 10.
The program is at 6:30 p.m. on
Jan. 24 at Richardson Middle School.
Circuit Judge Leandra G. Johnson,
Third Judicial Circuit of Florida, is
the speaker.
"We should at all times let these
students know they are someone


"We should at all times
let these students know
they are someone
special."

Bernice Presley
Organizer

special," Presley said. "They can do
what they want to do and be what
they want to be."
PROGRAM continued on 3A


Opinion ................ 4A
Obituaries .............. 5A
Advice & Comics ......... 3B
Puzzles ................. 2B
Health.................. 6A


Commission


to consider


IDA rename


Transition plan
also included in
today's agenda.
By LEANNE TYO
Ityo@lakecityreporter.com
The Columbia County
Industrial Development
Authority could be receiv-
ing a new name along with
a newly created economic
development board.
The Columbia
County Board of County
Commissioners will discuss
proposed changes on the
IDA transition plan, among
other agenda items, at its
meeting today.
On a 3-2 vote Nov. 4
with Coifmissioners
Ron Williams and Scarlet
Frisina dissenting, the
board approved moving the
Columbia County Industrial
Development Authority
under county control.
Included in the board's
motion was to make the
transition Jan. 15, but staff
will recommend Jan. 12 as


the official transition date
for payroll purposes.
A name change from
IDA to Columbia County
Economic Development
Department will be rec-
ommended because the IDA
does more than industrial
development, like assisting
with commercial projects,
said Dale Williams, county
manager. Florida statutes
also require
specific
Duties of the
IDA that it
exceeds, he
said.
"We do
things that
Williams go above
and beyond those, so let's
don't limit ourself with a
name," Williams said.
The creation of a nine-
member economic devel-
opment board, which two
county commissioners
will sit on in addition to
board members, will also
be recommended because
IDA continued on 3A


FILE PHOTO
Members of the Philadelphia Baptist Church in Lake City ride
a float down Marion Avenue during the Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr. parade last year.

Parade planned

to recall MLK's

national legacy


Local youths
urged to join
annual event.
By ANTONIA ROBINSON
arobinson@lakecityreporter.com
Columbia County's
upcoming annual Martin
Luther King Jr. parade
won't be complete without
one element: Participants.
"We just have a couple of
weeks to go and are looking
for participants in order to
continue the tradition," said
Ron Williams, Northeast
Florida Leadership Council
chair.
The annual parade is 10
a.m. Jan. 17 beginning at
the Florida Department of
Transportation.
The council, a non-profit
organization has hosted
the event for several years,
Williams said.
King was a prominent


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leader in the Civil Rights
Movement. He was assas-
sinated April 4, 1968.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Day was made a U.S. fed-
eral holiday in 1986.
America is better today
because of
the legacy
of King,
Williams
said .
Younger
genera-
tions are
Williams reminded
of the sacrifices made
through honoring his mem-
ory with activities such as
the parade.
"It's beneficial for young
people to let them realize
the sacrifice that was made
not only by Dr. Martin
Luther King, but all black
and white Americans," he
said. "If you don't know
MLK continued on 3A


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Wednesday:
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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS



Hopper art collection up for auction


NEW YORK


Dennis Hopper shot two
bullet holes through an
Andy Warhol portrait
of Mao Zedong, but
instead of getting mad,
Warhol called the "Easy Rider" star a
collaborator.
Warhol's "Mao" is among 300
works of fine art and memorabilia
owned by the late actor-director of
the 1969 counterculture film up for
auction at Christie's next week. The
1972 colored screenprint is expected
to bring $20,000 to $30,000.
Most of the items adorned the
actor's Venice Beach, Calif., home.
Hopper, who was twice nomi-
nated for Oscars and earned a star
last year on the Hollywood Walk of
Fame, died of prostate cancer at his
home in May. He was 74.
The actor/director was already
stricken with cancer when he attend-
ed the ceremony for the unveiling of
his commemorative star. The framed
plaque of the star that Hopper
received as a memento of the event
is being sold next week for an esti-
mated $1,000 to $1,500.


DA: Meteorologist made
up attack for attention
NEW YORK A TV meteorologist
told police she concocted claims of
being attacked because she was under
personal and professional stress and
wanted attention, a court document
released Wednesday showed.
Heidi Jones said nothing as she
appeared briefly in a Manhattan court
Wednesday to answer misdemeanor
charges of false reporting. Her lawyer,
Paul E Callan, said she would fight the
charges and had been "unfairly char-
acterized and vilified" in some press
reports on her case.
Jones, who has been suspended


ASSOCIATED PRESS
This image provided by Christie's auction house in New York shows a portrait of
Mao Zedong by Andy Warhol, with two bullet holes put there by 'Easy Rider' star
Dennis Hopper. Hopper shot two bullet holes, through the picture, but instead of
earning the wrath of the artist, Warhol honored him by listing him as the work's col-
laborator.


from her job at New York's local
ABC station, told police Dec. 1 that
she'd been attacked in Central Park
in September and then again outside
her apartment in November, accord-
ing to a court complaint prosecutors
filed Wednesday.
Police have said she told them the
same man targeted her both times
- the first time while she ran in the


park and she provided a detailed
description, including the alleged
attacker's race, height and clothing.
Ultimately, when a detective spoke
to Jones again around midnight on
Dec. 13, she admitted she'd fabricat-
ed the assaults, the court complaint
said.

* Associated Press


SCelebrity Birthdays


* Pollster Louis Harris is 90.
* Bluegrass performer Earl
Scruggs is 87.
* Retired MLB All-Star Ralph
Branca is 85.
* Former FBI director Louis
Freeh is 61.
* Rock singer-musician
Kim Wilson (The Fabulous
Thunderbirds) is 60.
* Singer Jett Williams is 58.


* Actor-comedian Rowan
Atkinson is 56.
* World Golf Hall of Famer
Nancy Lopez is 54.
* Rhythm-and-blues singer
Kathy Sledge is 52.
* Movie composer A.R.
Rahman (Film: "Slumdog
Millionaire") is 45.
* Movie director John
Singleton is 43.


Lake City
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CORRECTION

The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news
items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please
call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run
in this space. And thanks for reading.


Researchers study
cold and citrus

ST. PETERSBURG
- Federal officials will
conduct a special survey
to determine how this
season's cold weather has
affected Florida's citrus
crop.
According to a news
release from the United
States Department of
Agriculture, researchers
will cut oranges and grape-
fruit to record the extent of
freeze damage. They will
also assess leaf damage
and administer maturity
tests to determine internal
juice quality from groves
throughout the citrus grow-
ing region.
The survey is scheduled
for release Jan. 18.
The citrus industry in
Florida generates some
$9.3 billion in economic
activity.


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter

Enjoying some father, son time
Mike Jones (left) watches as his 3-year-old son, Jayiden, is
swarmed by a group of ducks as he feeds them at Isabella
Park Monday. 'This is my last day off from work, so I'm just
enjoying it with him,' Mike Jones said.


sheriff's office lawyers
cleared the donation to
churches.


Group upset over Suspect's wife
hoop donation calls police


BARTOW An athe-
ist group is upset over
the Polk County Sheriff's
recent decision to donate
jailhouse basketball equip-
ment to eight churches.
Atheists of Florida on
Tuesday formally request-
ed information' from the
sheriff's office, including
how much the equipment
is worth and how much tax-
payer money was involved.
The group contends Sheriff
Grady Judd violated sepa-
ration of church and state
by giving the equipment to
churches instead of schools
or parks.
Just before Christmas,
Judd ordered the removal
of the basketball goals, say-
ing, "going to jail isn't fun
and games."
The atheist group said it
will decide on its next step
after receiving the request-
ed information.
Grady, however, said


BRADENTON Police
said a man confessed to rob-
bing a bank after his wife
saw a surveillance photo on
the evening news and alert-
ed authorities.
A camera snapped a
clear shot of the man with a
pony tail and scruffy beard
robbing the First Bank in
Bradenton Tuesday morn-
ing. The robber sprinted
down the street clutching
money in his fists and got
away despite efforts from a
K-9 unit and SWAT team.
Manatee County Sheriff's
officials got their big break
Tuesday evening when Afra
Sandifar saw a news report
about the bank robbery She
called authorities and told
them her husband was the
robber.
That's when 45-year-old
Troy Sandifar fled. Deputies
stopped his vehicle but
Sandifar refused to get out.
They said he ingested what


appeared to be rock cocaine
before they were able to
arrest him. He was taken to
the hospital, where authori-
ties said he confessed.

93-year-old on
motorcycle dies

SEBASTIAN A 93-
year-old died when the
motorcycle he was driving
hit a parked van.
The incident occurred
Tuesday afternoon in the
Barefoot Bay mobile home
community. Police said
Gordon Couchene was rid-
ing a Yamaha motorcycle
and did not wear a helmet.
Authorities said 37-year-
old Lynn Bedus had parked
at the western end of the
5,000-home retirement com-
munity while she waited on
a school bus to arrive.
Paramedics initially
revived Couchene, but he
later died at the hospital.
The Florida Highway
Patrol said there will be no
charges in the wreck. It was
unclear why Couchene ran
into the van.


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clean.Take your evil deeds out
of my sight; stop doing wrong.
Learn to do right; seek justice.
Defend the oppressed.Take
up the cause of the fatherless;
plead the case of the widow."
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LOCAL


THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011


FATAL: Students killed
Continued From Page 1A


vehicle, and this being a
death investigation of two
of the people in the vehicle,
a full and in-depth inves-
tigation could take 60-90
days," Riordan said.
He said authorities will
consider several angles,
including what occurred
prior to, during and after


the crash.
"We're going to look at
the driver's actions, any of
the passengers' actions, the
vehicle's safety features,"
he said, "and well be look-
ing at the factors as far as
safety, defects and anything
else that might have had an
impact on this (crash)."


PROGRAM: Recognition
Continued From Page 1A

The theme is ing 719-4389 or e-mailing
"Knowledge Is berniceEXCEL@aol.com.
Contagious" for the rec- Students will receive
ognition program. a confirmation call from
This is the second year Presley or her designee
for the communitywide by Jan. 21.
event which Presley and Anyone that does not
her husband, Glynnell, receive a confirmation call
started. is asked to call 752-4074.
Programs are held for "Sometimes when
each nine-week grading they send report cards
period, we can't read them," she
More than 100 students said. "We ask they sub-
were recognized for the mit the contact number.
first nine-week grades on ... We want to recognize
Nov. 22. all students."
"The word is really Honoring students
spreading around the com- for their achievement
munity," she said. "That is a community effort,"
little certificate means so Presley said.
much to (the students)." "I've seen so many
Qualifying students can times that if students
send Presley a copy of the know someone supports
report card along with a them, it pushes them
contact telephone number to do much better," she
by mailing P.O. Box 402, said. "All they want to
Lake City, FL 32055, fax- know is someone cares."


New books open chapter to college life

.. JASON MATTHEW WALKER
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Michele Lloyd (right)
rings up liberal arts
major Michelle Hurst,
28, Tuesday while
buying textbooks at
the Florida Gateway
College bookstore.
At least 500 students
purchased stacks
of books for the
S, / upcoming semester.



MLK: Parade expected to feature bands and floats
Continued From Page 1A


where you came from, you don't
know where you're going."
The grand marshals for this year's
parade are Walter "Polk" Jones and
Joyce Tunsil.
Jones was the first black frogman
- combat diver in the U.S. Navy
from World War II, Williams said.
Tunsil is a retired educator and very
involved with youth in the community.
The two were selected as marshals


because of their community involve-
ment.
'We look at people who have con-
tributed in the community," he said.
"One of the criteria is people have
roots in the community and make a
contribution."
The parade usually features more
than 25 bands and floats, Williams
said.
"We're asking for all organizations,


churches and businesses to partici-
pate," he said.
The entry fee for the event is $60,
which goes toward parade expenses.
Call Williams at (386) 867-0468 'or
Audre' Washington at (386) 344-9915
for more information.
'We're encouraging people to par-
ticipate as they have in the past," he
said. "This is something we don't
want to let die."


IDA: May become Columbia County Economic Development Department
Continued From Page 1A


Florida statutes do not specifi-
cally provide authorization to the
IDA for all economic develop-
ment activities and do not pro-
vide that county commissioners
can sit on the board.
Williams said the IDA board
will still be kept since statute
gives it not an economic devel-
opment board the authority to
issue industrial revenue bonds.
If asked by the commission,
Williams said he would recom-
mend that whomever sits on the
economic development board


also make up the IDA board.
'The members are the same,"
he said, "it just depends oh which
hat they're wearing and the nature
of the business in front of them.
The county commission can decide
whether they want to have two sep-
arate boards or whether they can
fold them together, but have them
act separately when needed."
Williams said the economic
development board would need to
adopt bylaws and he thinks they
would make recommendations
only.


"You can't vest in them certain
powers, because unless statute
gives them those powers, you
don't have them no matter what
the board may want," he said.
The IDA currently consists of a
two-person staff and a seven-mem-
ber board of directors.
Staff will recommend that appli-
cations be sought to fill the seven
economic development board
appointments outside of the two
commissioner appointments.
Williams said all current IDA
board members are encouraged to


apply to sit on the economic devel-
opment board.
Other recommended changes'
are that the new department would
be governed by Florida statute
and county policies, the Columbia
County Administrative Code would
be amended to reflect the new
department and the department's
annual financial report will be,
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Thursday. january 6. 201 1


www.lakecityreporter.com


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Obama


should


halt flow


of guns

exico has some
of the strictest
gun laws in the
hemisphere.
Citizens are
permitted to buy low-caliber.
firearms for self-protection or
hunting, but only after a back-
ground check and approval
by the defense ministry; they
must also purchase the guns
directly from the ministry.
The goal of this parsimo-
nious approach to allotting
firearms is a society free from
gun violence.
Unfortunately for Mexico,
however, its weapons manage-
ment strategy is sabotaged by
an accident of location its
residence next door to the
gun capital of the world.
As part of its effort to halt
the flow, the U.S. Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms
and Explosives has asked the
White House for emergency
authority to require gun deal-
ers near the border in four
states California, New
Mexico, Arizona and Texas -
to report multiple purchases
of high-powered rifles.
President Barack Obama
should not hesitate to move
forward with this regulation,
no matter how loudly the gun
lobby objects.
Those who truly support
securing the border under-
stand that the greatest danger
comes not from poor people
seeking work but from heav-
ily armed drug cartels and
ruthless human traffickers .
One objection that can-
not be dismissed is that the
new rule would create more
paperwork for some border-
adjacent gun retailers.
No business likes new red
tape from Washington, but
with the national security of
two countries involved, the
trade-off is worth the inconve-
nience.
Los Angeles Times


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SCongress shallMine law.."


North Korea's disintegration


Y ou are right to think
that New Year's
predictions, espe-
cially the ones we
now write in today's
Infonet Age, are probably not
worth the ether they are written
on.
After all, most are written to
either amuse or shock or just
to establish bragging rights in
case the wackiest guess actually
happens.
But every now and then,
something basic clicks and it
becomes clear that we have just
crossed a historic threshold.
Even though no one who really
knows is speaking about it.
2010 was one of those
years. And this is one of those
decades.
Prediction: By the time this
second decade of the 21st
Century has ended, the world
will no longer be menaced by
the nuclear rogue that is North
Korea.
Here's what will happen:
(A) The impoverished nuclear
communist regime of North
Korea will collapse for good;
(B) the two Koreas will be uni-
fied; and (C) North Korea's
nuclear weapons fuel that once
was used to blackmail the world
will be blended down as fuel for
nuclear power plants that will
light the North's cities, towns
and rural countryside, empow-
ering a population that was kept
perpetually powerless by their
dictatorial communist rulers.
Here's why: Because China's
new generation of leaders want
it to happen. I believe they
reluctantly reached this conclu-
sion after North Korea com-
mitted a series of outrageous
and reckless actions in 2010.
Pyongyang's actions slowly but
certainly convinced China's
leaders they would never again
be able to trust or influence con-
structively North Korea's rogue
regime.


OTHER


Martin Schram
martin.schrom@gmail.com


China had always feared the
prospect of a North Korean col-
lapse, believing that a unified
Korea would give the United
States massive new influence
virtually in China's backyard.
But as 2010 unfolded, China's
leaders concluded that North
Korea's severe poverty, nuclear
weaponry and certain succes-
sion of irresponsible leadership
(as power is handed off to Kim
Jong-il's youngest son, Kim
Jong-un) meant an out-of-control
North Korea now looms as the
only force capable of derailing
China's inexorable progress
toward being a regional and
eventually global economic
superpower.
I believe all of the above; but
,you also need to know that I do
not have any single source that
absolutely knows it is accurate.
(Then again, that didn't stop
me from predicting the fall of
the Berlin Wall in 1989; or pre-
dicting a 1991 Soviet military
coup that would topple Mikhail
Gorbachev only to trigger the
Soviet Union's collapse into a
"confederation of nation-states."
So maybe you want to keep
reading.)
But in the place of one of
those authoritative anonymous
leaks, we do have a few authori-
tative WikiLeaks.
In February 2010, U.S.
Ambassador Kathleen Stephens
cabled Washington that South
Korean diplomat Chun Yung-
woo (who has since become his
government's national security
advisor) told her North Korea


would collapse in "two to three
years" after ailing Kim Jong-il
dies. And that China's einerging
generation of leaders "would
be comfortable with a reunited
Korea controlled by Seoul and
anchored to the United States in
a benign alliance."
In September 2009, China's
state councilor Dai Bingguo
jokingly reportedly told U.S.
Deputy Secretary of State James
B. Steinberg he "did not dare"
be too candid with Kim Jong-il.
Earlier in 2009, China's Vice
Foreign Minister He Yafei,
reportedly told U.S. officials
North Korea was acting like a
"spoiled child" seeking atten-
tion from an "adult" (the United
States) to start direct nuclear
talks.
The once-secret cables made
public by the WikiLeak web-
site show China was often as
surprised as the United States
by North Korea's nuclear tests
and other provocative acts. This
year, North Korea was believed
to have launched a torpedo
attack on a South Korean navy
ship, killing 46 sailors; revealed
it has built a uranium enrich-
ment plant; and shelled a South
Korean island village, killing
four and injuring many more.
Good news: Those
WikiLeaked documents showed
Obama. officials and South
Korea were properly planning
for a possible collapse of North
Korea.
South Korea reportedly plans
to assure China its companies
will have access to North
Korea's vast mineral deposits.
China's role of protecting
and propping up Pyongyang
has reached its end. A collapse
of the rogue of the North is in
everyone's economic and secu-
rity interests.
a Martin Schram writes
political analysis for Scripps
Howard News Service.


OPINION


Debt threatens national security


Don't even think
of lining up 13.9
trillion dollar bills
end-on-end in
order to create
some kind of visual metaphor
for our national debt.
The human brain is incapa-
ble of comprehending a num-
ber this big, but one thing we
all know: The debt is unaccept-
ably gigantic. It also threatens
our national security.
The U.S. debt is growing so
fast, it will equal the nation's
gross domestic product some-
time in the next five to 10
years unless drastic changes
occur. That puts us in league
with Greece and Italy in terms
of looming insolvency. Foreign


loans, particularly from China,
are what keep us afloat, and
America's influence over glob-
al affairs diminishes each time
it meekly approaches foreign
governments with hat in hand.
Conservatives want to flex
their new muscle in Congress
by blocking efforts to raise
the federal debt ceiling
before it reaches a $14.3 tril-
lion limit in coming months.
Without the increase,
America would risk default
and the calamitous prospect
of a global financial melt-
down.
A last-minute, compromise
solution will avert disaster,
but the debt-ceiling vote must


not occur without serious
soul searching by Congress
and President Barack Obama
about our spending habits.
The kinds of cuts neces-
sary will be painfully deep,
and no matter how hard
either party tries to sway this
debate, meaningful action
cannot occur without bipar-
tisan agreement to deal with
"untouchable" items like
Social Security, Medicare,
military spending, domestic
security and taxes.
Everything everything
- must be put on the table to
see where maximum efficien-
cies can be found.
* Dallas Morning News


Sharon Randall
www.shoronrandall.com


May good

fortune

hide in

plain sight

f it had been a snake,
it would've bitten me.
That's what my mother
used to say when she
found something she'd
been looking for that had been
in plain sight all along.
My mother had nothing on
me. If half of the things I look '
for were snakes, I wouldn't just
be bitten. I'd be dead.
Like the reading glasses that .
are perched on the top of my
head. Or the car keys that I
left in the ignition. Or the cell
phone that should be in the
bottom of my purse but isn't,
of course, because I am talking
on it.
Actually, that last trick
belongs to my sister. She called
me on her cell phone one day
and we talked, as we do, for-
ever. When the phone battery
started chirping, she began
rummaging for something in
her purse.
"What are you looking for?"
"My cell phone," she said.
"My house phone is.dying. If
I can find my cell, I'll call you
back."
"I think you're talking on it."
"I am not!" she said.
Silence.
"OK," she said, finally. "I'll
call you back on the house
phone. If I can find it."
She will love this story.
My two boys, their wives
and my 4-month-old grandson .
spent four days with us recently.
But they did not sleep on our
new air bed. Yes, that would
be the fancy self-inflating,
double-comfort air bed that my
husband and I bought, stored
and then spent hours looking
for, strip-searching the house,
the garage, every closet and
rafter, peering suspiciously over
the fences at.our neighbors, to
absolutely no avail.
Let me ask you: Who loses
an air bed? Fully deflated, it
weighs 75 pounds and wouldn't
fit in the back of a Land Rover.
"What did you do with it?" my
husband asked.
"Me?" I said. "You had it last."
"Did not."
"Did, too."
For four days, my children
slept like orphans in makeshift
beds on the floor. And the day
after they left, I found it. Or it
found me. The air bed. In the
guest room. Under the guest
bed. Where I had stored it.
If it had been a snake ....
I could've sworn I'd checked
under that bed. Obviously, I had
not. But sometimes the obvious
doesn't seem obvious at all.
I thought of that this morning
as I took last year's calendar off
the hook to transfer birthdays
and other dates to the pristine
pages of a brand-new year.
You might call it a rite of pas-
sage. Before hanging a new
calendar, I like to take a few
minutes to review the old one,
to look back at where I've been
and things I've done.
Every year brings much to
be thankful for. Some, yes, less'
than others. But 2010, for me,
was the best yet. I spoke at a
dozen events and met hundreds
of good people. I took my broth-
er, who's blind and loves to
"watch" the Tigers play football,
to a Clemson game.
I don't know what this year
will hold. I know it's there, right
in front of me, but I can't see
it not until it finds me. I can
only keep looking with eyes and
arms and heart wide open. And
pray that the snakes don't bite. "
Sharon Randall can be con-
tacted at P.O. Box 777394,
Henderson, NV 89077.


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e-mail at arobinson@
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Today

MLK Parade
Participants are needed
for the Northeast Florida
Leadership Council
Annual Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. Parade 10 a.m.
Jan. 17 beginning at DOT.
Call Ron 867-0468, Gwen
623-3779, or Audre 344-
9915.

Master Gardener
program
A new University of
Florida Master Gardener
class is forming.
Applications will be accept-
ed through Jan. 15. To
'learn more about becom-
ing a Master Gardener,
contact the Columbia
County Extension Office
at 752-5384 or stop by for
the application. Training
will take place every
Wednesday Feb. 9 April
20.

Friday


Olustee Festival
Pageant
Contestants are being
sought for the 2011
Olustee Festival Pageant
The pageant is Feb. 5 and
open to girls ages 13 20
years who reside or attend
school in Baker, Columbia,
Hamilton, Union or.
Suwannee Counties.
Applications are available
at the Columbia County
Library, Columbia County
Chamber of Commerce,
Emily Taber Library,
Suwannee Regional


Library, Hamilton County
Library, Union County
Public Library or by con-
tacting Elaine Owens at
386-965-2787. Deadline for
entries is Jan. 25.

Scholars program
The deadline to sub-
mit report cards for the
Presley Excel and Scholars
Program is Jan. 19. The
program honors students
in kindergarten through
12th grade whose second
nine-week report card
has no grade less than a
B or S. Send a copy of the
report card and a contact
telephone number to: Mrs.
Bernice D. Presley, P.O.
Box 402, Lake City, FL
32055, fax 719-4389 or e-
mail berniceEXCEL@aol.
com. Call 752-4074. The
theme is "Knowledge Is
Contagious." Qualifying
students are asked to
bring a book to exchange
or give away.


Saturday

ALU Walk
Four Rivers Audubon
hosts a monthly ALLI-
Walk: Bird /Butterfly /
Nature's Garden outing
8 to 11 a.m. Saturday
at Alligator Lake. Jerry
Krummrich, biologist,
Virlyn Willis, avid birder,
and others will share
their knowledge. Bring
a hat, sunscreen, water,
binoculars and a snack.
No fee is charged. All
levels of participation and
knowledge are welcome.
Enter Alligator Lake, at the
County Park on Country


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter

Peddling for home through the rain and cold

Lake City Middle School student Bret Martin, 12, peddles his bike up a hilly road in the rain as
he heads home.


Club Road (east side of
lake). Drive in and around
to the parking area in front
of the lake near the new
construction. Call Loye
Barnard at 497-3536 for
more ,information.

Monday

Support group meeting
The Women's Cancer
Support Group of Lake
City is meeting 5:30
to 6:30 p.m.Monday at
Baya Pharmacy East,
780 SE Baya Drive. The
guest speaker is Dr. Paul
Schilling, Community
Cancer Center, addressing
the question "I've finished


my cancer treatments...
now what?" Call 386-752-
4198 or 386-755-0522.

Blood drive
The LifeSouth
Bloodmobile is coming to
Florida Gateway College
9 a.m. 4 p.m. Monday.
Each donor receives a free
backpack and a chance to
win an Apple iPad.

Tuesday

Blood drive
The LifeSouth
Bloodmobile is coming to
Florida Gateway College
9 a.m. 4 p.m. Tuesday.


Each donor receives a free
backpack and a chance to
win an Apple iPad.

Wednesday, Jan. 12

Lake City Newcomers
Regular Meeting
The regular monthly
meeting of the Lake City
Newcomers is 11 a.m. Jan.
12 at Guangdong Chinese
Restaurant. Luncheon
cost is $10. All members,
guests and friends along
with any newcomers to the
area are welcome. Lake
City Police Chief Argatha
Gilmore is the speaker.
Call 752-4552 or 755-4051.


SThursday, Jan. 13

Garden Club
The Lake City Garden
Club will hold its monthly
meeting at 10 a.m. Jan.
13.
The program will
be "Perfect Organic
Fertilizer" by Jane
Maxwell. Visitors are wel-
come.

DAR meeting
The Edward Rutledge
Daughters of the
American Revolution
is meeting 10:30 a.m.
Jan. 13 at Guangdong
Restaurant. Florida State
Regent Barbara Makant
is the speaker and will
share information about
her favorite project "Paws
for Patriots. "Bling" items
will be sold to benefit the
project. Other surprises
will also take place during
the meeting. Prospective
members, and guests are
welcome. Call 386-755-
-5579.

Medicaid workshop
A free Medicaid work-
shop is 10 a.m. Jan. 13 in
the Lifestyle Enrichment
Center. Teresa Byrd
Morgan of Morgan
Law Center for Estate
& Legacy Planning will
expel the myths and
expand the opportunities
with Medicaid Planning.
The LEC is located at 628
S.E. Allison Court. To
attend, please call Shana
Miller at 386-755-1977.


POLICE REPORTS


The following informa-
tion was provided by local
law enforcement agencies.
The following people have
been arrested but not con-
victed. All people are inno-
cent unless proven guilty.

Wednesday, Dec. 29
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Johnie Dale Rhoden,
54, 2858 N. U.S. Highway
441, warrant: Violation
of probation on original
charge of possession of a
controlled substance.
Florida Department
Of Corrections
Evenia Lee Hicks, no
age given, 434 SE Waldron
Terrace, warrant: Violation
of probation on original
charge of felony battery.

Thursday, Dec. 30
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office


Tammy Ann Bigelow,
no age given, Gateway
Inn 3783 U.S. Highway 90,
warrant: Violation of pro-
bation on original charge
of third degree grand
theft.
James Wylie Barwick,
no age given, 854 SE
Monroe Street, warrant
Violation of probation on
original charge or third
degree grand theft.
Lavel Dewayne
Wyche, 46, 1061 SW
McFarlane Avenue, war-
rant: Violation of proba-
tion on original charge of
aggravated battery on a
pregnant person.
David Glynn Lansford,
37, 863 SW Catherine
Lane, driving while license
suspended/revoked (five
counts) with knowledge.
Claudia D. Lee, 61,
1727 SW 68th Terrace,
warrant: Violation of pro-


nation on original charge
of possession of a con-
trolled substance.

Friday, Dec. 31
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Jessica Roldan
Thomas, 21, 4211 U.S.
Highway 41 South, war-
rant: Violation of probation
on original charges of
grand theft, forgery and
dealing in stolen property,
possession of a metham-
phetamine and possession
of drug paraphernalia.
Dewayne McAllister,
26, 375 NW Bascom
Norris Drive, warrant:
Violation of Probation on
original charge of sale of
cocaine.

Saturday, Jan. 1
Lake City
Police Department
Earl Robin Ross,


no age given, Chamber
Street, aggravated assault,
warrant: Violation of pro-
bation.
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Cleveland "Cleve"
Collins III, 18, 1586 SE
Country Club Road, grand
theft.
Amber Victoria
Hodge, 18, 334 SW Well
Street, Fort White, aggra-
vated battery (domestic).
Matthew Beck, no age
given, 334 SW Well Street,
Fort White, aggravated
battery (domestic).

Sunday, January 2
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Brandon L. Crowder,
21, 660 NW Corinth Drive,
aggravated assault with a
firearm, improper exhibi-
tion of a firearm, discharg-
ing a firearm while intoxi-


OBITUARIES


Jesse Bell
Let not your heart be troubled: ye
believe in God, believe also in me.
At the golden age of 83, Brother
Jesse Bell, Sr. of Lake City, Flor-
ida entered into
on Monday,
December 27,
2010. He was
born to the late
Ernest Bell and
Charlie Mae
Murdock on
October 14, 1927 in Bainbridge,
GA. As he grew, he learned to
work industriously, and later, at
a very early age, he became an
employee for Linton Logging
Company where he retired after
thirty-six years. In 2000, Brother
Bell received Jesus Christ as his
personal Savior and was bap-
tized at Victory Christian Teach-
ing Ministries of Lake City,
FL. After his conversion, he
faithfully attended the church,
and led the Bus Ministry. His
interests included entertaining
his family and friends with his
jokes, watching baseball, trav-
eling, fellowshipping with his
family and brothers and sisters
in Christ. Brother Bell was pre-
ceded in death by his wife, Le-
ona Bell; two aunts, Mrs. Callie
Freeman, Mrs. Alberta Edwards;
his grandmother, Hattie Free-
man and a step son, L.J. Jones.
Survivors include his children:
Sammie Davis, Jacksonville,
FL., Nazarene (Gary) McQueen,
Lake City, FL., Charlie (Lewis)
Thomas, Branford, FL, Jesse
Bell, Jr., Orlando, FL, Tyrone


(Susan) Bell, Jacksonville,
FL, Lorne Bell, Lake City, FL,
Solomon (Rosa) Bell, Lake
City, FL, Marquise (Ebony)
Bell, Orlando, Fl, Elaine Mer-
ricks; Lake City, FL, Lorenzo
(Janie) Jones, Orlando, Fl.
The family will receive friends,
Friday evening, January 7th
from 6-8PM, at Victory Chris-
tian Teaching Ministries, 445
SW Alachua Ave. Lake City, FL.
FuneralServiceis 11:00A.M. Sat-
urday, January 8, 2011 at Victory
Christian Teaching Ministries.
Arrangements entrusted to
COMBS FUNERAL HOME.
292 NE Washington Street.
Lake City, FL. (386) 752-4366.
Marq Combs-Turner, L.F. D.
"The Caring Professionals"

Robert Robinson
Sunrise, February26,1935-Sun-
set,TuesdayDecember28th2010.
He is a resident of Lake City, FL
andTampa,FL.
Service for
Mr. Robert
"RED" Robin-
son 75 will be
held at 11:00
am on Janu-
ary 8th 2011
at Gudes Fu-
neral Home, 4050 East Hills-
borough Ave. Tampa, FL 33610.
Mr. Robert Robinson leaves to
cherish his memories his two
daughters, Adell Hopkins (Wil-
liam Hopkins) of Ocala, FL and
Bernadette "Darlene" Wiggins
(Rufus Wiggins) of Tampa FL.
One Son, Alonza "Gene" Gor-


don. One Sister, Ollie Kemp of
Deerfield Beach, FL., One sister
in-law, Lucy Robinson of Ft.
White, FL., and 12 Grandchil-
dren. Tontrisha Hopkins, Leroy
Graham III, Rejiriel Graham
Sr., Bernard Robinson, Ronnell
Wiggins, Tunesia '' Peaches"
Wiggins, Shanbrea Wiggins,
Shanell Wiggins, Craig "CJ"
Ellis Jr., Alisha Gordon, Jean-


nine Gordon, Alonza Smith,. 17
Great- grandchildren, a host of
nieces and nephews and a de-
voted friend Edna Mae Honer.

Obituaries are paid advertise-
ments. For details, call the Lake
City Reporter's classified depart-
ment at 752-1293.


cated and battery.

Monday, Jan. 3
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Lawrence Avinger,
19, homeless, warrant:
Violation of probation on
original charge of dealing
in stolen property.
Jesse Beeman, 32, 153
NW Sugar Glen, warrant:
Violation of probation on
original charge of battery.
Curtis P. Garcia, 46,
4107 SW County Road
240, warrant: Violation
of probation on original
charge of worthless bank
checks.
Raymond Joiner Jr.,
47, 20502 County Road
2054, Alachua, warrant:
Violation of probation on
original charge of grand
theft (statutory property).
Lucretia Faye
Mulford, 30, 22213 41st
Street, warrant: Felony
worthless bank checks.

Tuesday, Jan. 4
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Gary Lamar Revels,


50, 199 NW McCall
Terrace, burglary of occu-
pied dwelling, criminal
mischief and resisting
without violence.
Wayne Daniel Rieley,
47, 139 SE James Street,
criminal mischief, resisting
without violence and disor-
derly conduct.
Paul James Scott, 44,
828 SE St. Johns Street,
warrants: Third-degree
grand theft and violation
of probation on original
charge of driving under
the influence.

Wednesday, Jan. 5
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Steven L. Burns,
24, 2 Kingsley Avenue,
Cortland, N.Y., warrants:
Violation of probation on
original charges of inter-
ference with child custody
and contributing to delin-
quency of a minor, and
Violation of probation on
original charge of driving
while license suspended/
revoked.

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ON HEALTH







Dr. Peter Gott


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Is expired

medicine

still safe?


GOTT: With
our overall
belt-tightening
in this down
economy and no Social
Security increase going
on two years now, I have
a question many of your
readers probably face. Can
taking expired medications
make you sick or even poi-
son you?
To be more exact, I'm
referring to hard-coated
prescriptions, not the soft
capsule forms that have
been stored as directed
in a cool, dry place and
for which I still have the
medical problem they were
originally prescribed.
I'm talking maybe one or
two years past expiration
and mostly prescribed for
pain relief.
DEAR READER: As a
general rule, they will nei-
ther make you sick nor will
they poison you.
Starting in 1979, labeling
mandated that expiration
dates be included on medi-
cation -both over-the-
counter and prescription
varieties.
This requirement only
indicates the date a manu-
facturer guarantees full
potency and safety of that
medication. It does not
indicate how long a drug is
either safe or effective.
The FDA conducted one
of the largest-known stud-
ies for the U.S. military
15 years ago, and it was
subsequently reported in
the Wall StreetJournal in
March 2000.
The military stored $1
billion worth of drugs for a
test program to determine
whether it could extend the
lifetime of its inventories,
which had traditionally
been updated every two
to three years (at great
expense and much effort
with disposal).
More than 100 drugs
were tested, including
OTCs and prescription
meds. At the end of the test
period, almost 90 percent
of the drugs were found to
be both safe and effective
15 years after the posted
expiration date.
As of 2003, the FDA
indicated they still did not
garner sufficient evidence
from the program, but from
my perspective, the results
speak for themselves.
There are a few exceptions,
however nitroglycerin,
some liquid antibiotics,
tetracyclines and insulin.
Generally speaking, drugs
degrade slowly, especially
pain medication, and with
these exceptions, most can
be used successfully long
after the expiration date.
There are specific rec-
ommendations for disposal
of any medications you
might wish to eliminate
from your medicine chest.
Check with your local
hospital, pharmacy, walk-in
health facility or a pharma-
ceutical company to deter-
mine whether they have a
takeback program.
If not, consider putting
the drugs in a plastic bag.
Crush them with a kitchen
tool such as a meat tender-
izer to break them apart.
Add used coffee grounds
or kitty litter to the bag.
Place the contents in a can
or container, and dispose
of them in the trash not
down the toilet.

* Dr. Peter Gott is a retired
physician and the author of
the book "Dr. Gott's No Flour,


No Sugar Diet," available at
most chain and independent
bookstores, and the recently
published "Dr. Gott's No
Flour, No Sugar Cookbook."


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In this Sept. 28 file photo, smokeless tobacco products, including Ariva, are displayed in Richmond, Va. Tobacco maker
Star Scientific Inc. says it has developed a moist smokeless tobacco with lower levels of cancer-causing chemicals than
any other tobacco product now on the market. Star Scientific says the 'modified-risk' label that the FDA is developing
belongs on the new Stonewall Moist-BDL because it contains 90 percent to 99 percent less tobacco-specific carcinogens
than other smokeless tobacco products.



Tobacco maker seeks new FDA


designation on 'safer' product


By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM
AP Tobacco Writer
RICHMOND, Va.
Tobacco maker Star
Scientific Inc. says it
has developed a moist
smokeless tobacco with
lower levels of cancer-
causing chemicals than any other
tobacco product now on the mar-
ket.
The small Virginia company,
which sells tobacco lozenges
that dissolve in the mouth, said
Tuesday it plans to ask the Food
and Drug Administration this
quarter for approval to sell the new
item as safer than any competing
product.
Star Scientific hopes its products
will be the first the federal agency
allows to be marketed as less harm-
ful than other forms of tobacco.
Star Scientific says the "modified-
risk" label that the FDA is develop-
ing belongs on the new Stonewall
Moist-BDL because it contains 90
percent to 99 percent less tobacco-
specific carcinogens than other
smokeless tobacco products.
The federal Centers for Disease
Control says that, because
smokeless tobacco contains 28
cancer-causing agents, it is not a
safe substitute for smoking ciga-
rettes. But a 2007 report from the


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for Camel Snus smokeless tobacco is
displayed.
United Kingdom's Royal College
of Physicians suggests that some
smokeless tobacco products are
less harmful than cigarettes.
Curtis Wright, senior vice
president and clinical director for
Star Scientific's subsidiary Rock
Creek Pharmaceuticals, said the


new product could "substantially"
reduce the amount of carcinogens
that moist tobacco users encounter.
The FDA is still considering sim-
ilar applications from Star for two
of its dissolvable tobacco products.
Star has sold dissolvable tobacco
under the Ariva and Stonewall
brands since 2001.
The applications highlight a
philosophical debate over how best
to control tobacco. Some health
advocates and officials say there's
no safe way to use tobacco. Others
say smokeless tobacco, electronic
cigarettes and other products with
lower levels of carcinogens than
traditional tobacco products can
improve public health by reducing
the number of people who smoke.
Cigarette sales have been fall-
ing for years due to tax increases,
health concerns, smoking bans
and social stigma. Bigger tobacco
companies are watching the FDA
response to Star's applications for
clues about what products they'll
be able to sell to replace the rev-
enue from cigarettes. *
The FDA won the authority in
2009 to evaluate tobacco prod-
ucts and approve some as safer
than others. But it may take the
agency another year to iron out its
guidelines for such products, and
approvals would come only after
guidelines are set.


New Year's resolutions? Expect


brain to sabotage your success


By LAURAN NEERGAARD
AP Medical Writer

WASHINGTON Uh-
oh, the new year's just
begun and already you're
finding it hard to keep
those resolutions to junk
the junk food, get off the
couch or kick smoking.
There's a biological rea-
son a lot of our bad hab-
its are so hard to break
- they get wired into our
brains.
That's not an excuse to
give up. Understanding
how unhealthy behaviors
become ingrained has
scientists learning some
tricks that may help good
habits replace the bad.
"Why are bad habits
stronger? You're fighting
against the power of an
immediate reward," says
Dr. Nora Volkow, director
of the National Institute
on Drug Abuse and an
authority on the brain's
pleasure pathway.
It's the fudge vs. broc-
coli choice: Chocolate's
yum factor tends to
beat out the knowledge
that sticking with veg-
gies brings an eventual
reward of lost pounds.
"We all as creatures
are hard-wired that way,
to give greater value to
an immediate reward as


Habits form in the brain
A habit is the formation of a particular kind of memory that forms
in the striatum. The striatum drives that behavior, like a reflex
reaction, raking it hard to stop once a habit forms.
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decision several times, it reduces the need to think about
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opposed to something
that's delayed," Volkow
says.
Just how that bit of
happiness turns into a
habit involves a pleasure-
sensing chemical named
dopamine. It conditions
the brain to want that
reward again and again
- reinforcing the con-
nection each time -
especially when it gets
the right cue from your
environment.
People tend to over-
estimate their abil-
ity to resist tempta-
tions around them, thus
undermining attempts
to shed bad habits, says
experimental psycholo-
gist" Loran Nordgren,


Dopamine
A pleasure-sensing
chemical that drives
the brain's reward
pathway, which helps
condition people to a
variety of habits, from
overeating to alcohol
or drugs
AP

an assistant profes-
sor at Northwestern
University's Kellogg
School of Management.
"People have this self-
control hubris, this belief
they can handle more
than they can," says
Nordgren, who studies
the tug-of-war between
willpower and tempta-
tion.
In one experiment, he
measured whether heavy
smokers could watch a
film that romanticizes the
habit called "Coffee
and Cigarettes" with-
out taking a puff. Upping
the ante, they'd be paid
according to their level
of temptation: Could they
hold an unlit cigarette


while watching? Keep the
pack on the table? Or did
they need to leave the
pack in another room?
Smokers who'd pre-
dicted they could resist a
lot of temptation tended
to hold the unlit cigarette
- and were more likely
to light up than those
who knew better than to
hang onto the pack, says
Nordgren. He now is
beginning to study how
recovering drug addicts
deal with real-world
temptations.
But temptation can be
more insidious than how
close at hand the ciga-
rettes are.


BRIEFS

CDC: Seat belt use
hits 85 percent

ATLANTA Nearly six
in seven U.S. adults now
wear seat belts, an increase
in driver safety that health
officials said has helped cut
motor vehicle deaths and
injuries.
About 85 percent of adults
said they wear seat belts in a
2008 survey, up from under
81 percent in 2002. Only 11
percent wore theni-in 1982,
before the first state law
requiring seat belt use.
The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention also
reported Tuesday a decline
of more than 15 percent
in non-fatal vehicle crash
injuries from 2001 to 2009.
The government previously
reported traffic fatalities fell
in 2009 to 33,808, the lowest
number since 1950.
CDC Director Dr. Tom
Frieden has designated
auto injuries as one of his
six "winnable battle" priori-
ties.

Average child may
get 7 radiation

CHICAGO The first
large study to examine the
use of X-rays, CT scans and
other medical radiation in
children estimates the aver-
age child will get more than
seven radiation scans by
age 18, a potentially worri-
some trend.
Most of the scans involve
X-rays, which use relatively
little radiation. But there is
growing concern about CT
scans, which entail far more
radiation and can raise the
risk for cancer, particularly
in children.
The study found that
X-rays of the chest, hand
and foot are the most com-
mon. Forty-two percent of
children had at least one
radiation procedure and 25
percent had two or more
during the three-year study
period. Dental X-rays were
not included in the study.
More troubling is that 8
percent of the children got
at least one CT scan. And
more than 3 percent of chil-
dren got two or more CT
.scans.

Study questions
defib benefits

CHICAGO One in five
heart defibrillators may be
implanted for questionable
reasons without solid evi-
dence that the devices will
help, according to a first-of-
its-kind analysis.
Implanted defibrillators
shock the heart back into
a normal rhythm when it
starts beating irregularly.
They can prevent sud-
den death in people with
advanced heart failure, but
researchers haven't found a
benefit for other patients.
Patients who've had a
recent heart attack or recent
bypass surgery aren't good
candidates for defibrillators,
for example.
Guidelines don't rec-
ommend them for people
newly diagnosed with heart
failure either and those so
sick that they have very lim-
ited life expectancies won't
be helped.
But in the new study,
which examined nearly four
years of national data, 22
percent of the implant sur-
geries were in patients who
fit one of those categories.


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Section B


BRIEFS

ALL-STAR FOOTBALL
Senior game
planned Jan. 15
The fourth annual
Columbia Youth Football
Association/Dicks
Sporting Goods High
School All-Star Football
Game is 4 p.m. Jan. 15
at Memorial Stadium
in Lake City. The game
will feature graduating
seniors from Columbia,
Fort White, Baker
County, Bell, Bradford,
Branford, Chiefland,
Dixie County, Hamilton
County, Lafayette,
Madison County,
Taylor County, Trenton,
Suwannee and Union
County high schools.
For details, call
chairman William
Murphy at 288-4779.

YOUTH BASKETBALL
Sign-up ongoing
at Boys Club
Registration for the
Boys Club of Columbia
County's 2011 basketball
program is back open
through Jan. 15. Girls
and boys ages 6-14 are
eligible. Practices are
twice weekly and games
are played on Saturday.
Cost is $40.
For details, call
752-4184.

YOUTH BASEBALL
Fort White
meeting Friday
Fort White Youth
Baseball's annual
meeting is 6:30 p.m.
Friday in the at South
Columbia Sports
Complex.
For details, call
Tammy Sharpe at
867-3825.

CHS SOCCER
Fundraiser set
for Saturday
Columbia High's junior
varsity soccer teams have
a breakfast fundraiser
from 7:30-10:30 a.m.
Saturday at Kazbor's
Grille in Lake City.
Tickets are $6.
For details, call
365-1877.

* From staff reports

GAMES

Today
Fort White High girls
weightlifting vs. Columbia
High, 4 p.m.
S Fort White High girls
soccer vs. Lafayette High,
7 p.m. (JV-5)
Columbia High boys
soccer vs. Buchholz
High, 7 p.m. (JV-5)
Fort White High boys
soccer at Santa Fe High,
7 p.m. (JV-5)
Columbia High boys
basketball vs. Middleburg
High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6)
Friday
Columbia High
wrestling at Clay Rotary
Tournament, TBA
Fort White High girls
basketball at Trenton
High, 6 p.m. (JV-4:30)
Columbia High girls
soccer at Santa Fe High,
7 p.m. (JV-5)
Fort White High
girls soccer at Madison
County High, 7 p.m.
Fort White High boys
soccer vs. Columbia
High, 7 p.m. (JV-5)
Columbia High girls
basketball at Fleming
Island High, 7:30 p.m.
(JV-6)
Fort White High boys
basketball at Trenton


High, 7:30 p.m.


Rodriguez fired after


three seasons at UM


Wolverines said
to be interested in
former assistant.

By LARRY LAGE
Associated Press

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -
Michigan fired coach Rich
Rodriguez on Wednesday,
ending a disappointing
three-year tenure marred
by embarrassing losses and
NCAA violations at college
football's winningest pro-
gram:
Athletic director Dave
Brandon announced the
decision after meeting with
Rodriguez on Tuesday and


again Wednesday morning.
He said the two had an
"open, honest and direct
exchange."
"I believe this is the best
decision for the future of
Michigan football," Brandon
said. "We have not achieved
at the level that I expect."
Rodriguez, who was
the head coach at West
Virginia before arriving in
Ann Arbor, finishes 15-22
at Michigan. Rodriguez was
just 6-18 in Big Ten play and
11-11 at home. The school
can buy out the final three
years of his contract for
$2.5 million.
Brandon said he will
immediately begin a


national search for a
replacement that includes
current Stanford coach
Jim Harbaugh, a former
Wolverines quarterback,
and former Michigan assis-
tant Brady Hoke, now San
Diego State's head coach.
Brandon said he has talk-
ed with Harbaugh and "will
continue to talk" with him.
"I personally believe that
Jim Harbaugh is headed to
the NFL, that's my opin-
ion," Brandon said.
Brandon said a candi-
date with head coaching
and recruiting experience
would have an edge in the
MICHIGAN continued on 2B


ASSOCIATED PRESS
In this Nov. 27 file photo, Michigan head coach Rich
Rodriguez watches during third quarter action against Ohio
State in Columbus, Ohio. The school confirmed Wednesday
that Rodriguez had been let go after going 15-22 in three
years at Michigan.


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Columbia High's Bryce McCarthy (14) and Fort White's Brandon Brooks (13) watch as Dylan Sessions (7) kicks the ball
downfield in a game on Nov. 9.


Columbia blanks
Gainesville 1-0 in
soccer match.

By BRANDON FINLEY
bfinley@lakecityreporter.com

After claiming the CYSA
Christmas Tournament
Championship over the


holiday break, Columbia
High returned to the soc-
cer field with a shutout
victory.
The Tigers hit the road
to Gainesville High where
Columbia notched a 1-0 win
against the Hurricanes.
Columbia received a
goal in the 64th minute as
Hunter Grow connected on


an assist from Nick Tuttle.
Minutes before the
game-winning goal, Drew
Waller saved a shot from
Gainesville after a kick
deflected off of keeper
Cameron Hall when he
came out to defend the
shot.
"He slammed into the
goal post to save the shot,"


Columbia coach Trevor
Tyler said. "We played
very well."
Columbia (12-4-1)
returns to Tiger Stadium
against Buchholz High at
7 p.m. tonight.
The Lady Tigers were
also in action, but fell to
CHS continued on 2B


Season

over,

questions

remain

Despite 12-1
season, OSU
situation unclear.

By RUSTY MILLER
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio In
the 121 years that Ohio
State has been playing foot-
ball,, there, probably haven't
been many offseasons with
so many lingering ques-
tions.
Usually, a finish like the
white-knuckle, 31-26 victory
over Arkansas in Tuesday
night's Sugar Bowl would be
enough to keep Buckeyes
fans warm and giddy all
through the remainder of a
cold winter.
Yet despite that capper to
a 12-1 season, there are an
unending series of unset-
tling matters to be dealt
with between now and the
2011 season opener on Sept.
3 vs. Akron.
"There's never a short-
age of story lines for the
Ohio State season," depart-
ing senior wide receiver
and team MVP Dane
Sanzenbacher said in the
afterglow of the win at the
Superdome.
OK, fine. But this many?
First, there's the question
of whether the 'Tattoo Five"
OSU continued on 2B


Alomar and Blyleven


elected to Hall of Fame


ASSOCIATED PRESS
In this Oct. 12, 1997, file photo, Baltimore Orioles'
Roberto Alomar throws out Cleveland Indians' Bip Roberts
to end the fourth inning of Game 4 of the American League
Championship Series at Jacobs Field in Cleveland, Ohio.
Alomar and Bert Blyleven were elected to baseball's Hall of
Fame on Wednesday.


McGwire among
names left off
list after voting.

By BEN WALKER
Associated Press

NEW YORK Roberto
Alomar and Bert Blyleven
became Hall of Famers on
Wednesday, the two-time
World Series champions
easily elected after narrow
misses last year.
Sluggers Rafael Palmeiro,
Mark McGwire, Jeff
Bagwell and Juan Gonzalez
came nowhere close. Hall
voters, for now, seem intent
to prevent the cloud of the
Steroids Era from covering
Cooperstown.
Alomar was picked on
90 percent of the ballots
by the Baseball Writers'
Association of America.
The 12-time All-Star won a
record 10 Gold Gloves at


second base, hit .300 and
helped the Toronto Blue
Jays win titles in 1992-93.
Blyleven was picked on
79.7 percent it takes 75
percent to reach the shrine.
The great curveballer won
287 games, threw 60 shut-
outs and is fifth with 3,701
strikeouts. This was his
14th time on the ballot and
his career stats have gotten
a boost in recent years by
sabermetricians who have
new ways to evaluate base-
ball numbers.
"It's been 14 years of pray-
ing and waiting," Blyleven
said in a conference call.
"And thank the baseball
writers of America for, I'm
going to say, finally getting
it right"
Palmeiro, McGwire,
Bagwell and Gonzalez fared
poorly in the election, with
BBWAA members appar-
ently reluctant to choose
bulky hitters who posted


big numbers in the 1990s
and 2000s.
"The writers are saying
that this was the Steroids
Era, like they have done
Mark McGwire," Blyleven
said. "They've kind of made
their point. It doesn't sur-
prise me."
"Guys cheated," he said.
"They cheated themselves
and their teammates. The
game of baseball is to be
played clean. I think we
went through a Steroid Era
and I think it's up to the
writers to decide when and
who should go in through
that era."
Palmeiro was listed on
just 64 of a record 581 bal-
lots (11 percent) in his first
try despite lofty career
numbers he is joined by
Hank Aaron, Willie Mays
and Eddie Murray as the
lone players with more than
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MICHIGAN: Replacing Rodriguez
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8. Titans 6-10
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18. Chargers 9-7


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3,000 hits and 500 home
runs.
Alomar and Blyleven will
be. joined by Pat Gillick at
the induction ceremonies
July 24 in Cooperstown.
The longtime executive was
picked last month by the
Veterans Committee. Gillick
helped earn his place with a
trade that brought Alomar
to Toronto.
Smart, graceful and acro-
batic on the field, Alomar
also was guilty in one of
the game's most boor-
ish moments. He spit on
umpire John Hirschbeck
during a dispute in 1996 and
was suspended. They later
made up and Hirschbeck
supported Alomar's bid for
the Hall.
"I regret every bit of it
I apologized many times to
John," he said. "I feel good
I've had a good relationship
with John."
Said Hirschbeck: "I'm
very, very happy for him.
It's overdue."
"I'm notgoing to comment
on why he didn't get elected
the first time. But I forgave
him. Maybe the rest of the
world has," Hirschbeck told
The Associated Press by tele-
phone.
Alomar drew 73.7 per-
cent last year in his first try
on the ballot Blyleven had
come even closer, missing
by just five votes while get-
ting 74.2 percent.
"Robbie was an incredible
player. He was a pleasure to
watch play the game and I
am not saying that because
he was by brother. He had
all the tools and put them all
into play," former Cleveland
teammate Sandy Alomar Jr.
said.
Alomar got his first major
league hit off Nolan Ryan in
1988. Ryan was the last pure
starting pitcher elected to
the Hall by the BBWAA in
1999.
Blyleven, now 59, pitched
against Albmar and his
father, Sandy Alomar Jr.
It was quite a climb for
Blyleven, who helped pitch
Pittsburgh to the 1979 title
and Minnesota to the 1987
crown. Many years ago, he
drew barely over 14 percent
in the BBWAA voting.


19. Giants
20.Buccaneers
2 Seahawks"
22. Chiefs*
23. Colts*
24. Eagles"
25. Packers*
26. Saints*
27. Bears*
28. Jets*
29. Ravens*
30. Steelers'
31. Falcons*
32. Patriots*


* Denotes playoff team. Final order will
depend on playoff results.

College bowl games
Tuesday
Sugar Bowl
Ohio State 31,Arkansas 26
Today
GoDaddy.com Bowl
At Mobile,Ala.
Miami (Ohio) (9-4) vs. Middle
Tennessee (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday
Cotton Bowl
At Arlington,Texas
Texas A&M (9-3) vs. LSU (10-2),
8 p.m. (FOX)
Saturday
BBVA Compass Bowl
At Birmingham,Ala.
Pittsburgh (7-5) vs. Kentucky (6-6),
Noon (ESPN)
Sunday
Fight Hunger Bowl
At San Francisco
Boston College (7-5) vs. Nevada
(12-1), 9 p.m. (ESPN)
Monday
BCS National Championship
At Glendale,Ariz.
Auburn (13-0) vs. Oregon (12-0),
8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

BCS Championship
Scores
Jan. 7, 201 ---Alabama 37,Texas 21
Jan. 8,2009-Florida 24, Oklahoma 14
Jan. 7, 2008---LSU 38, Ohio St. 24
Jan. 8, 2007-Florida 41, Ohio St. 14
Jan. 4, 2006 Rose Bowl-Texas 41,
Southern Cal 38
Jan. 1, 2005 Orange Bowl-Southern
Cal 55, Oklahoma 19
Jan. 4, 2004 Sugar Bowl-LSU 21,
Oklahoma 14
Jan. 3, 2003 Fiesta Bowl-Ohio St. 31,
Miami 24,20T
Jan. 3, 2002 Rose Bowl-Miami 37,
Nebraska 14
Jan. 3, 2001 Orange Bowl-Oklahoma


13, Florida State 2
Jan. 4, 2000 Sugar Bowl-Florida St 46.
Virginia Tech 29
Jan. 4, 1999 Fiesta Bowl-Tennessee
23, Florida St. 16

FCS championship


Friday
At Pizza Hut Park
Frisco,Texas
Eastern Washington
Delaware (12-2), 7 p.m.


(12-2) vs.


BASKETBALL

NBA schedule
Today's Games
Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8 p.m.
Denver at Sacramento, 10:30 p.m.
Friday's Games
San Antonio at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Washington, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Utah at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Portland at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Houston at Orlando, 8 p.m.
Miami at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.
Cleveland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
New Orleans at LA. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
New York at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

APTop 25 schedule
Today's Games
No. 7Villanova at USF, 7 p.m.
No. 20 Illinois vs. Northwestern,
9 p.m.
No. 23 Washington vs. Oregon,
8:30 p.m.
No. 24 Cincinnati vs. Xavier, 7 p.m.

HOCKEY

NHL schedule
Today's Games
Minnesota at Boston, 7 p.m.
St. Louis atToronto, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix at Colorado, 9 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Nashville at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Buffalo at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Friday's Games
Toronto at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Ottawa at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
N.Y.Rangers at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Detroit at Calgary, 9 p.m.
Edmonton atVancouver, 10 p.m.
Columbus at Anaheim, 10 p.m.


Richt freed


up for football


By CHARLES ODUM
Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga.
Georgia coach Mark Richt
said Wednesday he had
been "freed up" from some
administrative duties to
spend more time on foot-
ball.
Coming off a 6-7 finish
in 2010, the Bulldogs' first
losing record in 14 years,
Richt applauded changes
put in place by athletic
director Greg McGarity.
He said the moves give
him more time to "study
the game of football and
be an expert and be on the
cutting edge."
"That revives me, that
rejuvenates me, that
excites me in a big way,"
Richt said.
Richt says he'll have
more time because of for-
mer strength coach Dave
Van Halanger's role in a
new mentor program for
athletes and John Eason's
job as a liaison to academ-
ics.
Richt said McGarity
"wants to be able to help
take off my plate" other
time-consuming duties.




Unscramble these four Jumbles,
one letter to each square,
to form four ordinary words.
DICHE I


McGarity attended
Richt's news conference
but did not speak with
reporters.
Georgia lost three of its
last five games, including a
10-6 loss to Central Florida
in the Liberty Bowl. Since
finishing 11-2 in 2007,
Georgia's win total has
declined in three straight
years.
Georgia's 2010 season
included four straight early
losses to South Carolina,
Arkansas, Mississippi State
and Colorado and late loss-
es to Florida and Auburn.
"Last season certainly
was not anywhere close to
what we expected or what
we expect here," Richt
said. "It certainly was well
below the standard of what
Georgia football is all about
I understand that as much
as anybody. I'm not happy
with the way things went
but I do think in the pro-
cess of going through what
we went through, we'll be
better for it in 2011."
Richt said he had confi-
dence the defense would
improve in its second year
with coordinator Todd
Grantham.

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by Mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek


WHAT HE GOT WHEN
HIS .WIFE BOUGHT
THE DESIGNER

Now arrange the circled letters
to form the surprise answer, as
suggested by the above cartoon.


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Answer: How he felt when he unplugged the sink -
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search and he didn't set a
deadline for making a deci-
sion.
"My timetable is: Go fast,
but do it the right way,"
Brandon said.
Rodriguez was not imme-
diately available for com-
ment. He and his wife, Rita,
drovepastTVsatellitetrucks
and reporters camped out
near Schembechler Hall
Wednesday and entered
the back door of the indoor
practice facility. A team
meeting was scheduled for
Wednesday afternoon.
"Everybody finds out info
before the players cause
they feel that if they were
to tell us we would blabber
it to the world," defensive
back Troy Woolfolk wrote
on his Twitter account.
Rodriguez's final season
was pivotal and it didn't go


well on or off the field.
He helped the Wolverines
win seven games to earn a
postseason bid, then stood
helplessly on the sideline
on New Year's Day as
Mississippi State handed
them their worst bowl beat-
ing a 38-point drubbing
- in a Gator Bowl loss that
looked all too familiar.
Quarterback Denard
Robinson couldn't consis-
tently make the sensational
plays he did during a jaw-
dropping start to the sea-
son. And Michigan's young
defense, which ranked
among the nation's worst,
was overmatched again.
"There's a thought of
getting a defensive-mind-
ed everything," Brandon
said when asked if he was
looking for a head coach
who emphasizes defense.


"I want the ball boys to be
defensive-minded."
Rodriguez finished 7-6,
losing six of the last eight
games. The improvement
wasn't enough from his 5-
7 finish last year and the
Michigan-record nine loss-
es in his debut season in
Ann Arbor.
He was 1-11 against
ranked teams and 0-6 com-
bined against rivals Ohio
State and Michigan State.
The season had clearly
weighed on Rodriguez.
He surprised support-
ers and his players at the
team's postseason banquet
when he broke down and
cried, talking about the toll
his job had on his family,
then quoted the Bible and
Josh Groban and played a
song from the musician in
a surreal scene.


CHS: Tigers pick up district victory


Continued From Page 13
the Lady Hurricanes, 3-0, in
Gainesville.

Tigers basketball

Columbia High picked up
its second district victory
of the season with a 60-44
win on the road against Ed
White High on Tuesday.
The Tigers began the
game on a 20-4 run in the
first quarter behind Marcus
Amerson's 10 points.
Columbia also made
the most of the free-throw
attempts, converting on 24-
of-29 tries.
Marquez Marshall led
the Tigers with 19 points
in the contest and Amerson
finished with 14. Nigel
Atkinson also scored in


double figures with 11
points.
Javonte Foster had 11
points and Markem Gaskins
had two points.
"It was a well-rounded,
team effort," Columbia
coach Horace Jefferson
said. 'That was probably
one of the better teams we
have played this year, and
we matched up well against
them."
SThough he didn't make
a big impact on the score-
board, Jefferson said
Laremy Tunsil's presence
was felt on the court. The
big man for the Tigers
grabbed 15 rebounds in the
contest.
"Laremy's lateral move-
ment was impressive,"


Jefferson said. "He was
going up against a foot-
ball prospect in Rashod
Hill, who had scouts there
watching him, and I'm
sure they took notice of
Laremy."
Columbia's other big
man, David Morse, fin-
ished with a team-high six
blocks.
Despite Columbia's
5-7 (2-1, district) record,
Jefferson is still pleased
with the direction of the
program.
'There has been some
criticism, but Rome wasn't
built in a day," he said.
"I'm pleased through the
games we have played and
we should continue to get
better."


OSU: Must look to replace starters


Continued From Page 11
will be back. Next, there's
the problem of replacing
half of the starters from the
Sugar Bowl.
But first things first -
the '"Tattoo Five."
Four junior starters
- quarterback Terrelle
Pryor, tailback Dan "Boom"
Herron, wide receiver
DeVier Posey and left tack-


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le Mike Adams, along with
Sugar Bowl star Solomon
Thomas, a backup defen-
sive end -.have been sus-
pended for the first five
games of the 2011 season
for selling rings, uniforms
and awards and getting dis-
counts on tattoos from a
West Columbus parlor.
The athletic department


ACROSS 38 Dripping
sound
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fixture 41 Excessively
Tresses 42 Youth org.
Benefactor 43 Spiral
Not molecule
connected 46 Force
Thread pur- 48 Garage
chases squirter
Ms. Bloomer 50 Draw out
Topknot doll 54 Macaroni type
Chow mein 55 Twist and turn
additive 56 Sits down
Hi-tech scan 57 Long-plumed
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Capone
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23 Lacking color
25 Devious
28 Fireplace tool
30 Roll-call vote
31 Melodramatic
cry
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33 Not neathh
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37 Family
nickname


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branches
3 Lennon's wife
4 Reservation
5 Peny'sreator
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bard
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is appealing to the NCAA.
It's trying to get, a game
or two cut off of the sus-
pensions, although there
is .some criticism that the
association has already
been soft on Ohio State in
allowing the five to play
in the Sugar Bowl before
beginning their suspen-
sions.


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25 Malt-shop
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26 Dalai Lama's
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45 Linen vest-
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DEAR ABBY


Taking illicit photos could

land girl in legal hot water


YOU
COULD
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I ASKED SOUNDS
FOR RISKY.
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DEAR ABBY: I would
like to share some im-
portant information with
"Don't Want to Lose Him
in the U.S.A." (Nov. 10).
She's the young lady who
is being pressured by her
boyfriend to take photos of
her classmates in the girls'
locker room.
The students at the high
school where I teach re-
cently attended a program
on Internet and online
safety. One of the things
that really surprised them
was learning cell phone
calls don't just go from
one phone to another. All
text messages and calls
are transmitted through
cell phone towers, which
route the calls or texts to
the company's server. All
sent messages and photos
are stored on the provid-
er's server. This means
pictures deleted from the
phone are never really de-
leted and text messages
and photos never go away.
They still exist in the vir-
tual world.
Should those pictures
become the center of a
court case, the information
is subject to "discovery."
With the right equipment,
law enforcement can re-
trieve deleted photos from
anyone's cellphone.


woman's low self-esteem
should be addressed. Her
boyfriend is holding her
hostage to his wishes and
desires, and will probably
always do so if she con-
tinues to stay with him.
It's important that "Don't
Want to Lose Him" learns
to love the principled, intel-
ligent person she already
is and continue to stand
up for herself. Eventually,
someone will appreciate
her good qualities and she
won't have to settle for
less than she deserves.
- BEEN THERE IN AR-
IZONA
DEAR ABBY: "Don't
Want to Lose Him" should
report this to a trusted
adult or school counselor.
At the very least, this girl
needs to know she will be
doing a great service if she
lets the other girls know
so they can be on the look-
out for someone sneaking
a camera or cell phone
into their locker room.
She could also use some
support and affection that
doesn't come from a ma-
nipulative, self-serving
"boyfriend." LISA- IN
SAN RAFAEL, CALIF
* Write Dear Abby at
www.DearAbby.com or
P.O. Box 69440, Los
Angeles, CA 90069.


HOROSCOPES


ARIES (March 21-
April 19): Let your intu-
ition guide you and your
love and compassion be
your driving force. The less
time you dwell on what isn't
going your way, the further
ahead you will be. It's time
to trust and to have confi-
dence in your ability to suc-
ceed. ****-
TAURUS (April 20-
May 20): Protect your
assets. Don't contribute
or donate to a cause about
which you know little. Ex-
pect someone to try to take
advantage of you by playing
on your vulnerability. Focus
more on learning and dis-
cussing new possibilities.
**
GEMINI (May 21-June
20): You stand to advance if
you are willing to go the ex-
tra mile regarding etnploy-
ment. Don't let someone
who is competing against
you make you look bad
when you know you have
more to offer. Secure your
position by taking on more
responsibility. *****
CANCER (June 21-
July 22): Opportunities
are abundant. Don't be shy
or let someone else present
what you have to offer. Love
is on the rise and nurturing
a relationship or starting
something new with some-
one you are attracted to will


THE LAST WORD
Eugenia Last

turn out well. ***
LEO (July 23-Aug.
22): Strict budgeting and
knowing when to say no will
be required if you want to
avoid a financial problem.
Make personal changes
that will help build your
confidence. 'Altering your
plans will lead to meeting
someone you find interest-
ing. ***
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept.
22): Put your knowledge
and expertise to the test
and you will make financial
gains. Work related to ser-
vices you can offer will al-
low you to make extra cash.
Don't underestimate your
competition. ***
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
22): Don't start arguments
or disagree with people
who are set in their ways.
It's best to keep the peace
and go about your own busi-
ness. Discipline will play a
role in finishing what you
start and getting what you
want *****-k
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-
Nov. 21): Your confidence
will be required. Don't allow
anyone to unnerve you or
cause you to second-guess
what you should do next
Follow your own path. An
emotional issue must not


stand in your way or slow
you down. **
SAGITTARIUS (Nov.
22-Dec. 21): Don't di-
vulge any information that
might be used against you.
A problem with someone
you work with or have to
rely on will leave you in an
awkward position. Prepare
to take on added responsi-
bilities. ****
CAPRICORN (Dec.
22-Jan. 19): Take the
initiative and honor the re-
sponsibilities you have tak-
en on. What you offer now
will make a difference to
someone. Make the effort
and do your best. The ap-
preciation you receive will
far outweigh the cost. ***
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-
Feb. 18): The past is where
to begin if you want to make
the right choice now. It's
never too late to make a dif-
ference or to make amends
for something you aren't
proud of doing. Your ability
to turn things around be-
gins now. ***
PISCES (Feb. 19-
March 20): Let your in-
tuition guide you but don't
make any impulsive moves.
Keeping the peace and tak-
ing time to enjoy what un-
folds will be more important
than the end result Learn
from the experience. ***


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by Luis Campos
Celebrity Cipher cryptograms are created from quotations by famous people, past and present.
Each letter in the cipher stands for another.
Today's clue: L equals K
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GIVEN THE RISKS
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AND MY ENGINEERING
OATH TO DO NO HARM,
I IT WAS MY ETHICAL
DUTY TO DO NOTHING.


Abigail Van Buren
www.deorabby.com
"Don't Want to .Lose
Him" needs to clearly un-
derstand she might be
prosecuted for producing,
distributing and possess-
ing child pornography.
- A HIGH SCHOOL
TEACHER IN CHURCH-
VILLE, VA.
DEAR TEACHER:
Thank you for delivering a
valuable message that may
provide a wake-up call for
all my readers. Read on:
DEAR ABBY: Refusing
to take the photos, butkeep-
ing it quiet, is not enough.
I think "Don't Want to Lose
Him" should make copies
of your column and paste
them on every locker to
warn all the girls they are
at risk even when they
think they have privacy.
She should also tell the
principal, who may be able
to provide extra protec-
tion. SHEILA IN GIG
HARBOR, WASH.
DEAR ABBY: I think
the issue of that young











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license required. Please submit
resume to hr@chclabs.com or
fax to 386-758-1791
Experienced Stylist
needed, apply at
Southern Exposure Salon
386-752-4614
Fabulous Coach Lines, Branford
Now Hiring
ACCOUNTANT
Experience & Education Preferred
e Application at http://www.fabu-
louscoach.com/career-application/
Part/Time Sales Clerk. $7.25 per
hour. Must be energentic, reliable,
ability to multi task & able to lift
501bs. Fax resume: 386-742-1293
Subway is now hiring.
Management Experience a plus.
Send resumes to:
lakecitymanager@yahoo.com

120 ) Medical

Wanted Receptionist,
experienced. Send resume to
826 SW Main Blvd. Suite 102.
Lake City, FL. 32025

055247SI

Medical Personnel

LPN and MA
Needed for Correction &
Mental Health Facilities, top
pay, instant pay, sign on bonus,
877-630-6988
055245041
LEARN TO DRAW BLOOD
Local Phlebotomy Course
offered in Lake City, FLA
Certificate program.
(904)566-1328
Giebeig Family Medicine
Hiring for two full-time positions
Front Office Receptionist and


1 Medical
120 Employment

04542S 10
Advent Christian Village
Current JOBS Line
Advertisement
call 658-5627 or visit
www.acvillaie.net
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Find a Job/Become Part
of a Community

LPN/RN Supervisor
Night Shift, long-term care
setting; unrestricted Florida
license & knowledge of LTC
regs & management skills
required, prior supervisory
experience preferred; prior
experience in long-term care'
setting a plus.
LPN/RN Direct Care
Unrestricted Florida license &
knowledge of LTC regs
required, prior experience in
long-term care setting a plus.
Assistant Postal Clerk
PT, high school diploma or
equivalent preferred. Simple
math skills, strong customer
service skills, & attention to
detail required. Must work
some Saturdays.
Desk Clerk/Guest
Registration
PT, high school diploma or
equivalent preferred. Good
working knowledge of MS
Office/spreadsheet software,
strong customer service, basic
math, & good communication
skills required. Hours vary &
include some weekends.
Excellent benefits
competitive pay. Apply in
person at Personnel Office
Monday through Friday from
9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax
resume/ credentials to
(386)658-5160. EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace /Criminal
background checks required.

240 Schools &
240 Education

04542861
Interested in a Medical Career?
Express Training offers
courses for beginners & exp
SNursing Assistant, $479
next class-01/17/10

Phlebotomy national certifica-
tion, $800 next class-01/17/11
Continuing education
Fees incl. books, supplies, exam
fees. Call 386-755-4401 or
expresstrainineservices.com


310 Pets & Supplies
Chocolate Lab
$50
AKC
386-965-2215
Pair of Sugar Gliders
with cage and food. Retails at
$149. ea. Asking $100. for both.
386-288-9707
POMERANIAN
10 weeks old.
$250. Paper trained.
386-438-3885
PUBLISHER'S NOTE
Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs
and cats being sold to be at least 8
weeks old and have a health
certificate from a licensed
veterinarian documenting they
have mandatory shots and are
free from intestinal and external
parasites. Many species of wild-
life must be licensed by Florida
Fish and Wildlife. If you are
unsure, contact the local
office for information.


361 Farm Equipment
84 Ford 4610 Tractor. Runs good.
Solid 2WD. New front tires,
350hr on 2005 motor. Dependable.
$7500. obo. 386-867-0005


401 Antiques
ANTIQUES WANTED
Furn., China, Silver, Glassware,
Costume Jewelry & Gold. 35 years
exp. Cash Pd. Pete. 386-963-2621


402 Appliances
Kenmore Washer & Dryer Set
front load. side by side or stacka-
ble, HE model, good cond. $300
386-755-2548 or 867-0546


407 Computers

HP Computer,
$80.00
386-755-9984 or
386 -292-2170


420 Wanted to Buy
K&H TIMBER
We Buy Pine Hardwood &
Cypress. Large or small tracts.
Call 386-961-1961.


Nursing, experience preferred. Wanted Junk Cars. Trucks, Vans.
Fax resume to 719-9494. $250 & up CASH! Free Pick Up!
NO title needed !386-878-9260
To place your After 5pm 386- 752-3648.
classified ad call REPORTER Classifieds

755-54410 In Print and On Line
,jeg s T &www.lakecityreporter.com


430 Garage Sales







PUBLISHER'S NOTE
All Yard Sale Ads
Must be Pre-Paid.



440 Miscellaneous
Bass Tender Boat
10'2",
$500 Call for details
386-965-2215
Beautiful Brunswick
Pool Table. Claw feet,
leather pockets. Like new.
$1,200. 386-365-0697
PIGLETS
Black & White
$50 each
386-965-2215
Tow Behind Grill/Smoker. Com-
mercial built, nice shape. $1250.
obo. 386-249-3104 or 719-4802
Great for your New Years Bash!!!

n630 Mobile Homes
for Rent
2/2 S/W beautiful, clean freshly
painted, near college, 1 acre,
big front porch $650 mo, avail 1/1
386-697-1013 or 386-697-1900
Clean, quiet 3/2 ($625 mo) &
2/1 ($450 mo.) both in Branford
396-590-0642 or 386-867-1833
www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com
Mobile Homes for rent in
White Springs, Lake City & Ft.
White. Contact 386-623-2465
or 386-292-0114
Nice 2br/2ba furnished MH on
Hwy 241, Providence. Front porch
Ref req'd. No inside pets. 1st &
sec. 386-752-4618 or 623-0925.
Nice clean 2&3 bdrm, Five Points,
NO PETS, also 3 bd on the
Westside, 1 mo rent & dep
386-961-1482






Very clean & well maintained 2/2
units in nice park. $599.mo
w/$500. dep. Rent incl water,
sewer, trash p/u. Close to town
386-984-8448 or 623-7547

640 Mobile Homes
640 for Sale
$200. MONTHLY. Remodeled
SW. 2bd/2ba. Appliances,
delivered & blocked. Owner
finance available w/$3000 down.
Call Gary Hamilton 386-758-9824
05524637
Gainesville-Jacobsen-Savings
Factory direct Jaconsen outlet
now open to the public 3/2 start-
ing at 39,900 complete.
Northpointemobilehomesales.co
m for complete website specials
or 352-872-5566
For the best deal in Florida!

05524638
North Pointe Homes is your
new #1 Jacobsen dealer. Take a
short drive to Gainesville and
save thousands. Five year halo
warranty, 2x6 wall, and
much more. Free energy star
package on all others.
Call Chuck at 352-872-5567

05524639
Why drive to Gainesville?
This is Why! New 28x60
Jacobsen 3/2 inc FREE Furni-
ture! Low as $497 month.
Drive to our dealership and Buy,
I pay for your gas!
Call Mark at 352-872-5568

05524743
Palm Harbor Homes
Short Sales/Repo's/Used Homes
3 or 4 Bedroom Doublewides
Won't Last!! $3,500 40k
John 800-622-2832 Ext. 210


710 A Unfurnished Apt.
'' v For Rent
05524443-
$Holiday Cash $
NO App Fee, NO SD,
$250 off December,
*for Qualified Applicants
Windsong Apartments
(386) 758-8455
05524728
SPRING HILL VILLAGE
Excellent High Springs location.
1, 2 & 3 bedroom floor-plans;
some with garages.
Call 386-454-1469
or visit our website:
www.springhillvillage.net

2BR/2BA DUPLEX
on McFarlane Ave. W/D hookup
Rent $625. per month.
Call 386-867-1212 for details.
Brick Duplex 2/1 off Baya. CH/A,
Carport. Carpet, tile, $575 mo,+
Dep. Call 386-752-0118 or
386-623-1698 or 386-292-4937
Duplex w/garage spacious, 2/1,


1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A,
$650 plus dep & bckgmd chk,
386-697-3248 or 352-514-2332
Great location W of 1-75, spacious
deluxe 2BR apts., garage, W/D
hook up. patio. $600 & up, + SD,
386 965-0276


710 Unfurnished Apt.
710 For Rent
Move In Special.2/1 w/garage
on the east side of town.
Washer/Dryer hookups & more.
Call for details. 386-755-6867
Quail Heights 2br/lba duplex.
Secluded, private, safe. W/D
hookup. $700. mo. $500 security.
386-754-1155
The Lakes Apts. Studios & IBr's
from $135/wk. Util. & cable incl.,
Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly
rates avail Call 386-752-2741
Updated apartments w/tile floors
& fresh paint. Excellent location.
From $425 + sec.
Michelle 386-752-9626
X-CLEAN SECOND STORY 2/2,
country acre 8 mi to VA, off Lk
Jeff Rd. $500 mo + dep. No dogs.
Deck, w/d hookups 386.961.9181

720 Furnished Apts.
2 For Rent
NO Lease/Deposits, ROOMS only
Utilities, Cable, WI-FI, maid,
micro-fridge, phone, Pool.
Americas Best Value Inn
(386)755-4664
Wk 1 prs. $169,2 ppl $179 + tax
Park Model Trailers (Studio), all
utils, use of pool, $500 per month,
NeverDunn's RV Park.
386-961-8540 or 755-4945
Rooms for Rent. Hillcrest, Sands,
Columbia. All furnished. Electric,,
cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly
or monthly rates. 1 person $135,
2 persons $150. weekly
386-752-5808

730 Unfurnished
7 Home For Rent
3 & 4 bedroom homes. Newly
renovated. Very nice, in town.
$750 $950 per month plus
deposit. 386-755-2423
'3/2 Brick home w/great rm, approx
2500 sq ft, bonus rm 300 sq ft,
upgrades thru-out, on 1+1/2
acres,fenced back yard, detached
lrg storage area, 2 car garage,
Exec level home, $1500 month,
1st, last and sec req'd upfront, will
lease with option 386-527-0895
3/2,Brick Home, big back yard,
$900 month + Security Deposit
off of Branford Hwy & CR 242,
386-965-0276
3br/2ba Brick. Double Carport
Carpet & tile. CH/A.On small lake
2000 sqft. $950. mo + sec. 386-
752-0118, 623-1698 or 292-4937
Cozy Cottage lbr/lba S. Hwy. 41
$550/mo. + security. Includes all
utilities & satellite TV. Pets OK.
(386)758-2408
Lg 4 br 2 ba home on Old Country
Club Rd, Living Rm, Family Rm,
Recreation Rm, fenced yard; no
pets; $800/month; 386-623-2642

7 0 Furnished
74 Homes for Rent

3/2, 2000 Sq Ft Home,
completely fumished,$900 month,
located behind high school,
386-758-9668

750 Business &
7J 0Office Rentals
OFFICE SPACE for lease.
Oak Hill Plaza. 900 sqft
$675mo/$695. sec dep.
Tom 386-961-1086 DCA Realtor

770 Condos For Rent
Prime location'2br/lba.
Residential or commercial. Comer
of Baya & McFarlane. $600. mo.
$500 security. 386-752-9144 or
386-755-2235

805 Lots for Sale
1/4 acre, new well, septic and
power, paved rd, owner fin, no
down pym't, $24,900,
($256 month) 352-215-1018
www.LandOwnerFinancing.com


805 Lots for Sale
5 Acres in Lake City, FL,
low down, easy qualifying, and
low monthly payments,
please call 512-663-0065
PUBLISHER'S NOTE
All real estate advertising in this
newspaper is subject to the fair
housing act which makes it illegal
to advertise "any preference,
limitation, or discrimination based
on race, color, religion, sex,
disability, familial status or nation-
al origin; or any intention to make
such preference, limitation or
discrimination." Familial status
includes children under the age of
18 living with parents 6r legal
custodians, pregnant women and
people securing custody of chil-
dren under the age of 18. This
newspaper will not knowingly
accept any advertising for real es-
tate which is in violation of the
law. Our readers are hereby in-
formed that all dwellings adver-
tised in this newspaper are availa-
ble on an equal opportunity basis.
To complain of discrimination call
HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777,
the toll free
telephone number to the hearing
impaired is 1-800-927-9275.


810 Home for Sale
FSBO, Completely Remodeled,
3bdr/lbth, fenced, new deck, shop,
-new cabinets/appliances,Schools
blks away, $65K 478-391-1592

82O Farms &
SAcreage
4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road.
Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd
Owner Financing! NO DOWN!
$69,900. $613mo 352-215-1018.
www.LandOwnerFinancing.com
4 Ac.,Ft. White. Well, Septic &
Power. Owner Financing!
NO DOWN! $69,900.
Only $613./mo 352-215-1018.
www.LandOwnerFinancing.com
WE FINANCE! Half to ten acre
lots. Some with w/s/pp
Deas Bullard BKL Properties
386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com


940 Trucks
1990 Ford F350 Dually
work truck, white, automatic
$1500 obo
386-965-2215
1998 F-150 Ford
Pick Up
Nice truck for $3,900 CASH
386-752-1677
2007 Nissan Frontier SE,
21K miles, excellent condition,
V6, Auto, $15,000
386-961-8680
97 Chevy Z71 Extended cab. 3
door. Black w/gold trim. Local 2
owner. All service records. $4750.
obo 386-249-3104 / 386-719-4802






950 'Cars for Sale
1970 Monte Carlo (1st yr). Body
restored, painted, New engine, less
than 10,000 mi. Must see. $9,000.
386-365-0697
2003 Cadillac, Sedan Deville,
, Pearl White,excellent condition,
84 K Miles, $6,000
386-527-0895





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