The Lake City reporter
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Uniform Title: Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Publisher: John H. Perry
Place of Publication: Lake City Fla
Creation Date: January 22, 2012
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Vol. 137, No. 303 $ $1.00

CARC not cited in asbestos complaint

Floor tiles removed when
House of Bargains was
closed for remodeling.

gjackson@lakecityreporter. corn

A Lake City non-profit organization's thrift shop,
The House of Bargains, was investigated but not
cited for any wrongdoing after a complaint was
filed about the way asbestos floor tile was removed
during renovations last summer.
Brittany Greek, former manager of the thrift
shop who helped oversee the tile removal, said
employees were told to use chisels, hammers,
grinders and scrapers when the store was closed
for remodeling last summer.
Greek said employees, including herself, were
not given masks or respirators even though the
tile was breaking into small pieces and the building
was filled with asbestos dust.
"It was very dusty," Greek said. 'The employees
were tearing up. It got to the point with the removal

of the tile where I couldn't even go in."
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
guidelines for asbestos removal require the use of
masks and breathing equipment, air quality moni-
toring, medical exams within the past 12 months
for employees working with asbestos and posting
warning signs to notify the public about a cleanup
of hazardous material.
None of that was done during the cleanup,
Greek said.
Amber Baughman, former executive director of
CARC Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities,
oversaw operations at the thrift shop, which
generates funds for the non-profit organization.
Baughman told workers to continue removing tile
after they expressed concerns about working with
asbestos without safety equipment or training,
Greek said.
"I said it was not safe," Greek said. "While we
were in the store, she [Baughman] pretty much
told me to ignore it."
Baughman denied the claim, saying no employ-
ees ever complained to her about the working
conditions during the tile removal.
CARC continued on 3A

Brittany Greek, the former manager of Valerie's Encore Boutique, sets up a
mannequin in preparation for the store's opening. The store, located in down-
town Lake City, offers clothing, accessories and footwear for women.

If Intemet cafes

go, lots of locals

will miss them

Lawmakers divided on whether
to ban or regulate the businesses.

gjackson@lakecityreporter. com

Joe Brown dined at The Players Club in Lake City for
the first time last week after he learned the chef from
one of his favorite restaurants, Blue Roof Grill, was now
cooking there.
While he and his wife ate lunch, Brown said an
employee told them about the Internet cafe operating
inside the restaurant.
Brown, who has gone on gambling trips to Nevada,
Mississippi, North Carolina, Florida and other states
said he didn't need an explanation he had a good idea
what was going on.
"We simply went there to eat," he said. "Once we got
our guts full, we decided to try it."
Less than 30 minutes later, Brown said he brought
the computer card he purchased for $20 back to the
cashier to cash out. Brown said he left with $60 more
than when he started playing an electronic slot-machine
type game.
"This is not a whole lot different than Biloxi or Vegas,"
he said. "The bottom line is the house is going to win.
To us, this is nothing but entertainment."
It might be entertainment to people like Brown, but
Internet cafes are gambling casinos in the minds of
state lawmakers who are divided over how to deal with
State sen. Steve Oeirich, R-Cross Creek, who repre-
sents Columbia County in the legislature, introduced
a bill last week banning the cafes. He is 'supported by
Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi, who
believe Internet cafes are illegal. And law enforcement
officials across the state support a bill approved by a
House panel banning the cafes.
But some state lawmakers believe the solution is to
regulate them. Supporters who want to keep the cafes
open say closing them could cost the state 10,000 jobs.
There are at least six Internet cafes listed in online
phone directories for Lake City.
CAFES continued on 3A

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich takes part in a TV interview during a campaign event at the Grapevine
Restaurant in Spartanburg, S.C., on Saturday.

Gingrich gets South Carolina

Former Speaker stuns
Romney, scrambles
Republican race further

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. Former House
Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an
upset win in the South Carolina pri-
mary Saturday night, dealing a sharp
setback to former front-runner Mitt
Romney and suddenly scrambling the
race for the Republican presidential
"Thank you, South Carolina!" a
jubilant Gingrich swiftly tweeted to
his supporters. He appealed for a

flood or donations for the next-up
Jan. 31 primary. "Help me deliver the
knockout punch in Florida. Join our
Moneybomb and donate now," said
his tweet.
Romney was unbowed. He vowed
to contest for every vote in every
state and unleashed a double-barreled
attack on President Barack Obama
and Gingrich simultaneously.
Referring to criticism of his busi-
ness experience, Romney said, "When
my.opponents attack success and free
enterprise, they're not only attacking
me, they're attacking every person
who dreams of a better future. He's
attacking you," he told supporters,
the closest he came to mentioning the
night's primary winner's name.
Already, Romney and a group
that supports him were on the air in
Florida with a significant television

ad campaign, more than $7 million
combined to date. Aides to the former
Massachusetts governor had once
dared hope that Florida would seal his
nomination if South Carolina didn't
first but that strategy appeared to
vanish along with the once-formidable
lead he held in pre-primary polls.
Returns from 30 percent of the
state's precincts showed Gingrich
gaining 41 percent of the vote, to 26
percent for Romney. Santorum had 18
percent and Paul 13.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick
Santorum and Texas Rep. Ron Paul
trailed badly in the South Carolina
Exit polling showed Gingrich, the
former House speaker, leading by
a wide margin among the state's
GINGRICH continued on 5A,

Scrap to Music founder passes

tee donated
:lus instruments.
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)nd Macatee, whose Scrap to
program provided hundreds of
nstrumentsto Columbia County
at no cost, died Thursday. He
ears old.
running and truly a sad event,"
ke Millikin, superintendent of
a County schools. "Mr. Macatee
sidered a music lover and a
friend. He was an icon in this

Millikin said he knew Mr. Macatee, of
Lake City, had health problems, but his
death was a surprise.
"He was a true friend of Columbia
County schools," hesaid. "He made per-
sonal sacrifices for the school system."
Longtime friend and school board
member Keith Hudson said Mr.
Macatee's passing will impact music
programs in the district Hudson said
Mr. Macatee donated more than 400
musical instruments to county schools
worth tens of thousands of dollars.
Most recently, Mr. Macatee donat-
ed a brass tuba valued at $4,000 to
the Richardson Middle School band in
"It will have 'an impact because of his
passion for music," Hudson said. "He'll

be missed."
Mr. Macatee, who owned a machine
shop, solicited scrap metal donations
and used the proceeds to buy the instru-
"He had a tough time growing up and
wanted to make sure kids would have
an instrument to play," Hudson said.
"He put all his energy to that He was a
good friend."
An official at Dees-Parrish Family
Funeral Home said an obituary will not
be available until Monday. Arrangements
have not been finalized for viewing and
the funeral itself.
A more complete story, with dates
and times for the funeral, will be printed
in Tuesday's edition of the Lake City

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Chavez closes Venezuelan consulate in protest

MIAMI At a park in
downtown Miami, alongside
a statue of their country's
liberator, Venezuelans gath-
ered Saturday to protest the
closing of their consulate,
an action they say will cause
major problems for the
thousands of Venezuelans
living in Florida, Georgia
and the Carolinas.
Children, students, wor-
ried parents and elderly
persons held up signs
denouncing Venezuelan
President Hugo Chavez's
decision to close the Miami
office following the expul-
sion of Consul General Livia
Acosta Noguera.
"Issuing passports is an
obligation, not a caprice,"
read one sign.
"Chavez: How will I vote
for you now?" read another.
'"The measure they took
is not affecting the United
States, buttheVenezuelans,"
said 23-year-old Mario Di
Giovanni, an economics stu-
dent at Florida International
University who helped orga-
nize the protest
Washington ordered
Acosta to leave the U.S. after
anFBIinvestigationinto alle-
gations she had discussed
a possible cyber-attack on
the U.S. government while
working at the Venezuelan
Embassy in Mexico. The
allegations were detailed
in a documentary aired by
-Spanish-language broad-
caster Univision and based
on recordings of conversa-
tions with Acosta and other
officials. The documentary
alleges Cuban and Iranian
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Venezuelans living in Florida protest the closing of their consulate in Miami. on Saturday fol-
lowing the expulsion of the office's chief diplomat.

diplomatic missions were
* Chavez has said there is
no proof Acosta was "going
around carrying out espio-
nage," and that the South
American government
decided on an "administra-
tive closing of the consulate
while we study the deci-
sion." Consulate workers
were then quickly with-
drawn after the foreign min-
istry alleged personnel had
been threatened by exiles
with links to terrorism. The
accused exiles reject the
Di GiovaJui and others
said the closure will be high-
ly disruptive for the esti-

mated 160,000 Venezuelans
living in Florida, where the
largest community of those
living outside the country is
located. The growing popu-
lation here depends on the
consulate to renew pass-
ports, receive pensions, and
transfer Venezuelan bdli-
vars into dollars to pay U.S.
university- tuition, among
other activities.
'There are a, lot of things
necessary for. the day-to-
day life of Venezuelans here
that cannot be done,,now
that we don't have the con-
sulate," Di Giovanni said.
Venezuelans here are
also concerned, 'about"
;how they will register to.

vote and participate in the
coming presidential elec-
tions; in which Chavez is
seeking another six-year
term. Venezuela's National
Electoral Council has guar-
anteed that Venezuelans
living in Florida will be
able to vote in the Feb. 12
opposition primary, though
protesters said they had
not been given any infor-
About three-fourths of
the 15,800 Venezuelans in
the United States who voted
in the last presidential elec-
tion did so 'at the Miami
consulate. .
"I want to vote and I don't
'have a place to register,"

said Helen Avila, 32, who
went to the protest carry-
ing her two young children
in a stroller.
Brigitte Jaffe said she's
worried she won't be able
to travel back to visit family
in Venezuela. Her passport
needs to be renewed this
"Ifs very sad not to be
able to go," she said.

Church named minor
basilica by Vatican
cola's oldest Catholic
church has been desig-
nated one of the nation's
72 minor basilicas
,under an order by Pope
Benedict XVI.
The parish of St.
Michael the Archangel,
which traces is roots to
the 16th century explo-
ration of Northwest
Florida, was canonically
established in 1781. The
current church building,
located at the southwest
corner of Palafox and
Chase streets, was con-
structed in 1886.
"It's a very nice honor
for the area and for the
local church," Monsignor
Luke Hunt said.
The parish submitted
the application to the
Vatican for the basilica
designation in 2003 with
the hopes of receiving it
in time for Pensacola's
450th anniversary cel-
ebration in 2009.
"Unfortunately, it didn't
happen then," Hunt said.

"One of our priests in
Rome asked about it, and
it was immediately acted
Basilica is an honor
bestowed on a church
deemed by the pope
to have historical and
spiritual importance.
Churches are categorized
as either major or minor.
The Catholic Church's
four major basilicas are'
located in Rome.
There are more than
1,500 minor basilicas
around the world, in
addition to those in
the United States. The
closest minor basilica
to St. Michael is the
Cathedral Basilica of the
Immaculate Conception
in Mobile, built in 1850
and designated in 1962.
St. Michael is the fourth
church in Florida to
receive the designation.
"It's a very happy end-
ing to a very long pro-
cess," said the Rev. Peter
McLaughlin, pastor of the
church. "It's wonderful
for the parish and great
for the community."
, McLaughlin said the
process began about
10 years ago, but the
application had to be
resubmitted after the first
application contained an
"Fortunately it was
reviewed and found to
be exceptional," said
McLaughlin, who has led
the church for the past 7
1/2 years.


Film saved West Memphis 3 member

PARK CITY, Utah Peter Jackson
believes Damien Echols would be
dead now if not for a 1996 documen-
tary that cast doubt on the man's guilt
in three child murders.
And Amy Berg, Jackson's colleague
on the Sundance Film Festival pre-
miere "West of Memphis," believes
former Death Row inmate Echols and
two other men might still be in prison
if not for the independent investigation
launched by "The Lord of the Rings"
filmmaker and his wife, Fran Walsh.
There's no better testament at
Sundance to the power of art and art-
ists than "West of Memphis," which
premiered Friday night at Robert
Redford's independent-film showcase.
Sundance films often come from
mavericks who challenge the estab-
lishment "West of Memphis" is a tale
of artists not only challenging the sys-
tem, but also beating it
Jackson, Walsh and Berg said
"West of Memphis" amounts to the
fair trial Echols, Jason Baldwin and
Jessie Misskelley known as the
West Memphis Three never got as
Arkansas teenagers when they were
convicted in 1994.
'"We went into this case believing
that they didn't do it, and the facts
and the evidence we came out with at
the end completely supported that,"
Jackson said in an interview. "So is
the documentary sort of providing
the prosecution's point of view? No,
it's not We're not interested in that
They had their go back in 1994 ... The
documentary, it's the case against the
state, really."
The case was a shocker in the
rural Arkansas community where
8-year-old Cub Scouts Michael Moore,
Steve Branch and Christopher Byers
were slain in 1993. Found naked and
hogtied, two of the boys drowned in a
drainage ditch, while the third bled to
death, his genitals mutilated, evidence
prosecutors used to claim the children
were killed in a satanic ritual.
The defendants were convicted
based in part on a confession
Misskelley later recanted. Misskelley
and Baldwin were sentenced to life in
prison, while Echols was condemned
to death and once came within weeks
of execution.

Damien Echols, left, a producer of the film "West of Memphis," speaks with Mark
Byers at the premiere of the documentary film at the Sundance Film Festival in
Park City, Utah, on Friday.

The case became a cause after
Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's
documentary "Paradise Lost The
Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills,"
which premiered at Sundance in 1996
and questioned whether justice or
misguided public opinion was served
in the trial. Over the years, celebrities
such as Johnny Depp, Patti Smith,
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam and Natalie
Maines of the Dixie Chicks joined the
effort to free the men.

2 Live Crew reunites, to go
on tour this summer
PARK CITY, Utah The rap group
that inspired controversy in the early
1990s with songs like "Me So Horny"
is reuniting and hitting the road.
Luther Campbell says 2 Live Crew
is back together and will tour this
The rapper and producer made
the announcement Saturday at the
Sundance Film Festival, where he is
promoting his appearance in the short
film "The Life and Freaky Times of
Uncle Luke."
Campbell describes the film as "an

art piece" that he did to help young
filmmakers who were inspired by his
hip-hop work.
Campbell says he "just can't wait to
just start practicing" with his old crew.
But don't expect them to be "As Nasty
As They Wanna Be." Campbell says
the group will "perform the songs and
everybody's going to be excited."

Comedian Harvey heading
back to principal's office
Harvey is relinquishing his role as one
of the Original Kings of Comedy to
become an Alabama school principal -
at least for one day.
Students at Phillips Academy in
Birmingham will be answering to
Principal Steve Harvey on Thursday
after the school won a contest spon-
sored by Harvey's morning radio
show and General Mills.
The Birmingham News reports
that Angela Strozier, the mother of
an eighth-grader at Phillips Academy,
entered the contest by submitting an
essay about the school's success.

Celebrity Birthdays

Actress Piper Laurie
is 80.
Actor Seymour Cassel
is 77.
Author Joseph
Wambaugh is 75.
Actor John Hurt is 72.
Singer Steve Perry
is 63.
Country singer-
musician Teddy Gentry

(Alabama) is 60.
Actress Linda Blair
is 53.
Actress Diane Lane
is 47.
Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff
is 47.
Pop singer Willa Ford
is 31.
Actress Beverley
Mitchell is 31.

Daily Scripture

"Do not be deceived: God can-
not be mocked. A man reaps
what he sows. Whoever sows to
please their flesh, from the flesh
will reap destruction; whoever
sows to please the Spirit, from
the Spirit will reap eternal life."

Galatians 6:7-8 NIV

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K J Author to speak about water issues Tuesday

giackson@lakecityreporter. cornm

Public officials and environ-
mental groups have expressed
alarm about increasing water use
in the region in recent months,
but Cynthia Barnett has been
expressing similar concerns for
The former Florida Trend mag-
azine writer and author of two
books on water issues will appear
in Lake City Tuesday to read from
her new book and explain why
everyone in the nation should con-

cerned about water use. Barnett's
presentation is 7 p.m. at the Main
Columbia County Public Library,
308 NW Columbia Ave.
"With our rivers and springs
losing water to Jacksonville
and pollution and algae growth
increasing, it's time for Floridians
to come together to address our
water problems and timely to
have Cynthia Barnett introduce
her ideas about a water ethic
for the state," said Annette Long,
president of Save Our Suwannee,
the non-profit organization spon-
soring the event.
Barnett first raised concerns

about water issues in her book,
"Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing
Water of the Eastern U.S." The
book won the gold medal for best
non-fiction book at the Florida
Book Awards in 2008.
Barnett's new book, "Blue
Revolution: Unmaking America's
Water Crisis," is described in
reviews as the first book to call
for a national water ethic.
Her book urges consumers to
reduce water consumption, rather
than fight to grab more and more.
She also describes mistakes made
by .water managers that include
everything from over tapping

aquifers to relying on solutions
that will bring unintended conse-
quences to future generations.
Barnett will put the state's water
woes into a national and global
context and explain how the best
solution is also the simplest and
least costly a water ethic for
the state.
A book signing will follow
Barnett's presentation, with pro-
ceeds supporting The Blue Path
water awareness programs of
Florida's Eden.
The event is free and open to
the public.'Call (386) 758-2101 for

David Wilson plays the 'Heiress Fortune' game last year at
Silver's Internet Cafe. 'I've done OK in here. I like playing
sweepstakes,' Wilson said. 'I try to win money, but I'm killing
time mostly. They pay out pretty good.'

CAFES: Would be missed

Continued From Page 1A

While none of the manag-
ers contacted for comment
returned calls to the Lake
City reporter, each busi-
ness visited by the Lake City
Reporter on Friday had at
least two employees work-
ing, with dozens of custom-'
ers occupying terminals at
each cafe.
A line of at least eight
people was waiting in. line
Friday afternoon at Allied
Veterans Group, in the same
shopping center as the
Internet Cafe, where Browni
-."decided to play Friday after
returning the Players Club a
second time.
He 'gave the cashier a
$20 bill and received a.card
worth 2500 "points." Each
point is worth a penny, so
Brown was already ahead of
the game when he started.
He began playing
Gangsters Poker, with pay-
outs for one pair Jacks or
higher earning a player 5
points. The largest payout
is for a royal straight flush
earns the winner 10,000
points for a 25 cent wager,
the minimum bet allowed.
Brown scanned his first
hand, which included a pair
of twos, a nine and two face

cards. He saved two face
cards and drew three new
cards, but missed out on a
winning hand.
After playing poker at 25
cents a hand for about 20
minutes, Brown was down
to about 1,900 points. But
he had won $2.75 in the
"sweepstakes" bonus.
He decided to change to
a version of Keno, where he
broke even after wagering
about 200 points over sev-
eral games, adding $2.00 to
Shis "sweepstakes" bonus.
Brown said he likes play-
ing multiple games on the
same machine, rather than
having to move if he wants
to play electronic slots,
poker or more than a dozen
other games.
There is one big differ-
ence between an Internet
cafe and a regulated gam-
bling casino. The stakes
are low, along with the pay
out Every machine at the
Internet Cafe limits win-
nings to $500.
cafes, but I didn't know they
were like this," Brown said.
"I was thinking about going
to Biloxi soon, but I think I'1
just stay in Lake City."

Small amount of

snow hits northeast

Associated Press
inches of snow coated the
Northeast on Saturday in a
storm so rare this season
in the East that some wel-
comed it
"We've been very lucky,
so we can't complain," said
Gloria Fernandez of New
York City, as she shoveled
the sidewalk outside her
workplace. "It's nice, it's
fluffy and it's on the week-
end," she said of the snow,
which hadn't fallen in the city
since a rare October storm
that that dumped more than
2 feet of snow in parts and
knocked out power to nearly
3 million homes and busi-
nesses in the region.
By midafternoon, 4.3
inches of snow had fallen
in Central Park and 3.4
inches at LaGuardia Airport
in New York. Most of east-
ern Pennsylvania, including
Philadelphia, and central
New Jersey saw about 4
inches of snow, with a few
places reporting up to 6
inches. Flurries and freezing
rain fell around Washington,
Up to 10 inches was pre-
dicted for southeastern
Massachusetts, noteworthy
in a season -marked by a
lack of snow throughout the
Northeast The quick-mov-
ing storm was expected to
move but to sea overnight
Road conditions were fair
Saturday, officials said. Crews

in Pennsylvania and New
Jersey began salting roads
around midnight., and plow-
ing soon after. By midmorn-
ing, the snow had turned to
sleet in Philadelphia north
through central New Jersey.
and had stopped falling alto-
gether by early afternoon.
"Ift's a fairly moderate
snowstorm, at best," said
weather service forecaster
Bruce Sullivan.
ed on the roads, helped by
the weekend's lack of rush
hour traffic, but New Jersey
transportation spokesman
Joe Dee cautioned drivers to
build in more time for trips.
Though temperatures will
warm up this afternoon he
said, forecasters expect the
wet ground to freeze again
Flights arriving at
Philadelphia Airport were
delayed up to two hours
because of snow and ice
accumulation and about 35
flights had been canceled,
but most departing flights
were leaving on time, air-
port spokeswoman Victoria
Lupica said.
New York City had 1,500
snow plows at the ready,
each equipped with global
positioning systems that
will allow supervisors to see
their approximate location
on command maps updat-
ed every 30 seconds, New
York City Mayor Michael
Bloomberg said at a morn-
ing news conference.

CARC: Not in complaint

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"I would never tell
employees to put them-
selves in danger,"
Baughman said.
Greek said employees
were not supervised and
used brooms and industri-
al electric sanders to grind
the tile and glue down to
the concrete slab.
"'They had no clue how to
remove it," she said. "They
[management] didn't care.
They weren't doing it."
By the time OSHA
arrived, the tile was already
CARC board member
Glenn Hunter said nobody
knew the tile contained
asbestos until OSHA
inspectors arrived. They
decided to let the cleanup
continue since the tile was
already removed.
"OSHA believes that the
case can be closed on the
grounds that the hazard-
ous conditions has been
corrected (or no longer
exists)," the letter to man-
agers of the thrift shop

Hunter said he dealt
directly with OSHA inves-
tigators after the complaint
was filed.
"They felt we intentional-
ly did not do this," Hunter
said. "I called to determine
the issues. We followed
their recommendations."
Baughman also defend-
ed her organization in a
Sept. 29 letter to OSHA.
"CARC is a not for profit
organization which is dedi-
cated to enriching the lives
of persons with disabilities,
and we take the health and
safety of employees and
clients seriously."
Hunter said the issue is
a dispute between Greek
and Baughman, both for-
mer employees.
"This is between Amber
and Brittany," Hunter said.
"They obviously left on bad
Baughman disagreed
there is a dispute between
her and Greek.
"I don't know her per-
sonally," she said. "I only
knew her as an employee."

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It's the



t's starting to feel a lot
like 1992, and President
Obama's re-election team
should be worried. At this
point in President George
H.W. Bush's term, the presi-
dent's approval rating stood at
46 percent. According to Gallup,
Mr. Obama's is doing worse by
1 percent.
"Its the economy, stupid" was
1992's winning campaign slogan,
and the message will be just
as effective 20 years later. Mr.
Obama is stuck defending an
economic record far worse than
Mr. Bush's. The gross domestic
product (GDP) grew an average
of 4.3 percent over the first three
quarters in 1992, while 2012's
growth is expected to be half that
rate. Unemployment in October
1992 was 7.3 percent, while Mr.
Obama has said that an 8 percent
rate by election day is "possible."
Inconvenient truths like these are
why the White House is trying to
steer the debate into the vaguer
arena of class warfare and away,
from the specifics of Mr. Obama's
unhappy record.
The Obama White House
believes its foreign- policy flank
is secure. Twenty years ago,
the Bush administration was
still riding high on the success
of Operation Desert Storm, and
Mr. Bush was seen as having the
experience needed to manage
the chaos following the fall of
Soviet communism. As George
Stephanopoulos, then the commu-
nications director for Bill Clinton,
said, "Experience isn't judgment,
and we intend to question the
president's judgment when it is
appropriate." When it comes to
poor judgment, Mr. Obama has a
lot to answer for.
Mr. Obama is hoping the
killing of Osama bin Laden
will silence his critics, but Mr.
Bush had no luck resting on
the laurels of his successful war
against Saddam Hussein. The
same Democrats who accused
President George W. Bush of
unfairly exploiting the Sept 11,
2001, attacks for political gain will
draw the bin Laden takedown like
a gun to promote Mr. Obama.
The bin Laden killing is a
slim reed on which to base
an argument for another four
years. Mr. Obama can hardly
promise he will do it again.
* Washington Times

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Washington Calling makes last call

W Calling, born
in 1941 with
great hopes and
died rather more quietly this
past Friday, a victim of the seis-
mic changes in print journalism.
Over those more than 70
years, "Washcall," as it was
known in office shorthand,
became a regular weekend fix-
ture in first the Scripps Howard
papers and then dozens of client
The first column appeared
under the byline of Ruth Finney,
a veteran hard-news reporter
when women rarely held that
job, and Ruth continued to write
it into the early '70s, when her
eyesight finally gave out.
The curious thing about
Washcall was that no one was
ever quite able to describe
what it was -supposed to be a
series of items, minus the usual
articles and written in a kind of
telegraphese with active verbs.
The reporters were told to
produce dope pieces that hadn't
yet quite jelled into a story, a
look at what's just over the news
horizon, glimpses behind the
scenes of major stories, what was
really behind personnel moves,
why a piece of legislation would
pass when the conventional
wisdom said it wouldn't, snarky
stuff overheard in the halls of
In other words, the editors
would know it when they saw it.

Dale McFeatters
The individual byline disap-
peared in favor of the more
mission-statement-like "A Weekly
Size-up by the Washington
Staff of the Scripps Howard
And we had a staff, 20 report-
ers covering beats and special-
ties the White House, the
Department of Defense, the
Justice Department, economics,
labor, other major agencies and,
of course, Congress.
Each reporter was expected
to produce one or more usable
items that Ruth and subsequent
Washcall writers would read
aloud at a Friday-morning meet-
ing around a long, custom-made
conference table.
The reporters dare not show
up empty-handed because seated
at the head of the table, and gen-
erally looking grim about it, were
the editor in chief, the managing
editor and the chief editorial
writer. Occasionally, one of them
would growl, "Whose item is
that?" followed by a noncom-
mittal grunt
Ruth would then sit down
and turn out 1,300 words of
clean, concise copy almost as

,fast as she could type. As soon
as the column cleared, she and
Wauhillau LaHay, who wrote
saccharine "women's stuff' that
belied her salty, ribald personal-
ity, would head across the street
to a French restaurant where
they would down a couple of
martinis, a carafe of wine, the
daily special and a (ital) digestif
(end ital) sent over by the owner.
It was, indeed, a different era.
Within our bureau, the most
famous column submission, in
its entirety, said, "Don't worry
about those flying saucers.
They're ours." The reporter
said that his source refused to
allow him to elaborate. Sadly,
the good news about the UFOs
never saw print.
One of the bizarre traditions
of the column was a 3-foot-tall
metal lighthouse, the lighthouse
being the Scripps Howard logo,
that was festooned with little
flags, stuffed animals and other
random bits of kitsch that came
into the office. The lighthouse
was placed on the desk of the
reporter who had submitted the
best item that week.
In the column's 70 years, it
has had, with the exception of a
few fill-ins, only seven writers,
the most recent and, sadly, the
last, Lisa Hoffman:
And the decorated light-
house? It's on Lisa's desk. She
said shell never give it up.

E Dale McFeatters is a columnist
for Scripps Howard News Service.

Ruling on ultrasound law worth celebrating

'court of Appeals gave
S good reason for cel-
ebration for the hun-
dreds of thousands
who will arrive in Washington
for the 39th annual March for
Life on Monday.
The court last week upheld the
constitutionality of a new law in
Texas requiring that abortion pro-
viders do ultrasound exams and
that a woman listen to the physi-
cian's description of her unborn
child and to the heartbeat before
deciding whether to abort.
The law, signed by Gov. Rick
Perry in May, was blocked by a
federal district court in August It
argued that the law impinged on
the free-speech rights of abortion
Now, Texas may become not
just the nation's largest creator of
jobs, but the nation's best protec-
tor of human life.
Ultrasound images of unborn
children are turning the abortion
game around, which is why abor-
tion providers and organizations
such as Planned Parenthood that
promote the barbarous abortion
regime are so on edge about the
Seeing ultrasound images
has a major impact. Estimates
vary widely on the percentage of
women who intended to abort but
changed their minds after seeing
an ultrasound image. My own
anecdotal surveys, from crisis

Star Parker
. pregnancy centers around the
country that I work with, indicate
that anywhere from 62 percent to
95 percent reconsider.
Focus on the Family reports
that 84 percent do. The nonprofit
Christian organization also oper-
ates a generous program called
Operation Ultrasound, through
which it provides ultrasound
equipment and training to crisis
pregnancy centers that apply.
According to Nancy Northrup,
president of the Center for
Reproductive Rights, which is
challenging the Texas law, "If this
decision stands, it opens the flood-
gates for other states to insert
themselves in an inappropriate
way between doctors and women
seeking medical care."
What can you possibly conclude
from a movement that labels itself
"pro-choice" and that opposes
ensuring that women who make
a decision as serious and grave as
abortion have as much vital infor-
mation as possible before making
that choice?
Good information is the oxygen
that enables good decision-mak-
ing. The answer to the question is
that the movement labeling itself
"pro-choice" is not about promot-
ing choice at all. It is about pro-
moting abortion.
It is why the so-called "pro-
choice" movement opposes efforts
to better provide women dispro-

portionately young, poor, minority
women with information that
raises their awareness and under-
standing of what they are doing.
We might recall the impact
that television images had after
Hurricane Katrina, when the real-
ity of poverty in America suddenly
was out there for all to see. No
one could look away from this
ugly and unpleasant truth.
An ultrasound image of an
unborn child is the same type of
media event Suddenly, the moth-
er-to-be sees what she didn't know
or perhaps knew and wanted to
avoid confronting. that she is the
bearer of human life and that she .
is close to murdering the very life
that she chose to help create.
According to Americans United
for Life, a public-interest law and
policy nonprofit, 460 pieces of
related legislation were consid-
ered'in state legislatures around
the nation last year.
The forces promoting igno-
rance are losing and light is shin-
ing through.
It is reason for optimism that
increasingly more Americans
grasp that for a free country to
function, we need informed and
responsible citizens.
We need appreciation that our
choices matter and that the most
important choice, as we learn in
Deuteronomy, is to choose life.

* Star Parker is a columnist for
Scripps Howard News Service.




money grab

T he World Bank is
pessimistic about
global economic
prospects. Last
week, the bank's
forecasters projected lower
growth in the year ahead for
both developing and devel-
oped countries. The European..
economy, wracked by the con-:
tinuing debt crisis, is expected
to shrink 0.3 percent.
That means the World
Bank's sister institution, the
International Monetary Fund
(IMF), is going to be busy.
IMF is looking for a stagger-
ing $600 billion in additional
funds to help shore up the
growing list of member coun-
tries staring at economic
Giving more money to this
institution is like handing
a box of matches to a pyro-
manic. Doling out more cash
to nations with an incurable
spending problem will only
deepen the debt crisis.
The expected recession
in Europe will drag down
global economic growth.
Developing countries, includ-
ing China, India and Brazil,
have thus far been spared
the impact of the troubles
facing the United States and
the continent. That could
change, as the World Bank
cut its growth forecast for
developing countries from
6.2 percent to 5.4 percent for
this year. China's growth has
dipped below 9 percent for
the. first time in more than
two years. Investment in
developing countries is down
by 45 percent.
On our shores, the
European mess is taking a
toll. Exports to Europe fell 6
percent in November, even as
overall exports grew for the
year. As the recession deep-
ens across the Atlantic, those
numbers are only going to
get worse.
That's because nothing
has been done to tackle the
root causes of the crisis in
Europe. Greece has yet to
reach any kind of agreement
with its private bondhold-
ers about a write-down in
the face value of its debt.
The IMF wants to continue
* throwing yet more money at
Greece, even though it has
failed to meet "austerity" tar-
gets as its politicians prove
incapable of spending only as'
much as they take in.
Once the cycle of bailouts
begins, there's no end. The
IMF knows this and admits
medium-term needs are
closer to $1 trillion. European.-
members have so far prom-
ised $200 billion to the bail-
out effort. China and Brazil
may commit some funds in
exchange for greater voting
power. The United States,
currently the largest share-
holder in the IMF, will almost
certainly not be willing to
increase funds, especially
in the face of congressional
Republican opposition. Some
in the GOP have indicated
they will try to cut $100 bil-
lion in funding to the IMF
if it is used to bailout more
eurozone countries.
Better yet, zero out the
IMF entirely. Established in
1945 to run a fixed exchange-
rate system that no longer
exists, the IMF is obsolete.
In the decades since it recast
itself as a lender offering
structural assistance, it
has been a singular failure
in helping the countries
it sought to assist from
Argentina in the 1990s to
Greece today.
The IMF is an enabler. Its
promise of bailouts allows
reckless countries to get
away spending with abandon

for longer than they would
have otherwise. The only real
reform will happen when the
bailouts stop, allowing eco-
nomic growth to return.
* Scripps Howard News Service



Jan. 22

Church anniversary
Shiloh Missionary
Baptist Church, 948
Aberdeen Avenue, will
celebrate their 70th
Church Anniversary on
Jan. 22 at 11:30 a.m. and
3 p.m. Dr. Dwight Pollock
in charge of the 11:30
a.m. service. Reverend
Isadore L. Williams and the
Philadelphia Missionary
Baptist Church is in charge
of the 3 p.m. service.
Please come out and share
with us.

Bridal show
The 2nd Annual Your
Perfect Day Bridal Show will
be from noon to 4 p.m. on
January 22 at the Holiday Inn
& Suites. Vendors include
The Rose Mary Catering
Company, David's Bridal,
Belk, Lake City Florist and
Design, Glass Slipper Bridal,
The Grand Event, Ms.
Debbie's Cakes & Sugar
Art, DND Escapes, Spirit
of the Suwannee Music
Park, and More! Door
Prizes, Complimentary
Food Tasting, & Cash Bar.
Advance Ticket prices are

$7.00; Day of Event $10.00.
Tickets can be purchased
at the Holiday Inn & Suites,
213 SW Commerce Dr., Lake
City. For ticket sales or ven-
dor information, call Margie
Hicks at (386) 754-1411.
Riding club banquet
The Columbia County
Riding Club is having its
annual banquet Jan. 22
at 1 p.m. at Mason City
Community Center. The club
will have its rides the 2nd and
4th Sat of each month. The
club will be hosting Pleasure
Shows this year. Check our
website for all information,


Jan. 23

Blood donations
The LifeSouth blood-
mobile will be at Walmart
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All
doners receive free boxer
shorts and a chance to win
and iPad2.

Jan. 24

Library Author Program
Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7
p.m. at the Main Library,

sponsored by Save Our
Suwannee will host
Cynthia Barnett, author
of Mirage: Florida and
the Vanishing Water of
the Eastern U.S. Barnett
is an award-winning jour-
nalist and senior writer
for Florida Trend maga-
zine. She will discuss
Florida's water crisis
and look at solutions
that have found success
in communities around
the world. Don't miss
this timely program on
a topic so very relevant
to Columbia County and
* North Central Florida.

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email Ihampson@lakecityreporter.com

Jan. 25

Building Assn. lunch
The Columbia County
Builders Association will
hold a General Council lunch
at Guang Dong starting at
11:30 a. m. on Jan. 25. Cost
of lunch is $10 for members
and $15 for non-members.
Speaker is Dale Williams.
After the lunch an attorney
from Tritt/Anderson in
Jacksonville will hold a short
seminar. Reservations are
preferred, call: 386-867-1998
or e-mail: colcountybuild@

GINGRICH: Stuns Romney to win South Carolina primary and scramble race

Continued From Page 1A

population of conservatives, tea
party supporters and born-again
For the first time all year, Romney
trailed among voters who said they
cared most about picking a can-
didate who could defeat President
Barack Obama this fall. Gingrich

was ahead of the field for those vot-
ers' support
As the first Southern primary,
South Carolina has been a proving
ground for Republican 'presidential
hopefuls in recent years.
Since Ronald Reagan in 1980,
every Republican contender who

won the primary has gone on to
capture the party's nomination.
Romney sweptinto South Carolina
11 days ago as the favorite after
being pronounced the winner of the
lead-off Iowa caucuses, then cruis-
ing to victory in New Hampshire's
first-in-the-nation primary.

Romney responded awkwardly
to questions about releasing his
income tax returns, and about his
investments in the Cayman Islands.
Gingrich, the former speaker of the
House, benefited from two well-re-
ceived debate performances while
grappling with allegations by an

ex-wife that ne had once asked her ,'
for an open marriage so he could
keep his mistress.
By primary eve, 'Romney was
speculating openly about a lengthy
battle for the nomination rather than
the quick knockout that had seemed
within his grasp only days earlier.


Lena Hagerty Griffin
Lena Hagerty Griffin, formerly
of Gainesville, Florida, passed
away on January 19, 2012 at Ap-
palachian Christian Village in
Johnson City, Tennessee at the
age of 94. Mrs. Griffin was born
Lena Zimmerman Hagerty on
March 26, 1917 in Birmingham,
Alabama. Mrs. Griffin was a lov-
ing wife, mother and a lifelong
educator. After graduating from
Phillips High
School in Bir- .
mingham, she
earned a bach-
elor's degree
at Judson Col-
lege in Marion,
Alabama and
a subsequent
master's degree in elementary
education from the Univer-
sity .of Florida as a specialist in
reading instruction. Mrs. Grif-
fin taught public school for
twenty-four years in Alabama
and Florida. She then served
for eight years as reading coor-
dinator at Chiefland Elementary
School in Levy County, 'Florida.
After retirement, Mrs. Griffin
remained active in her commu-
nity, teaching coiiversational
English at the First Baptist
Church of Gainesville, Florida
and representing the Alachua
County Retired Educators As-
sociation as a volunteer with
the Alachua County Literacy
Network. She also served on
the Florida Retired Educators
Association literacy board.
As a member of Philanthropic
Education Organization (PEO),
Chapter I, Mrs. Griffin worked
closely with her international
students, three of whom (two
from Thailand, and one from In-
dia) received the organization's
International Peace Scholarship.
As an active member of the
American Association of Re-
tired Persons (AARP), she
received two National Com-
munity Service Awards for
her contributions to the Santa
Fe River Literacy Fellowship
and for her work with the Ala-
chua County Retired Educators.
Mrs. Griffin's great loves,
other than her family and lit-
eracy, were music and com-
munity service. She attended
symphony concerts, played the
piano, and sang often. Her fam-.
ily well knew that the smell of
freshly-baked cake meant there
would be half of a cake to en-
joy for dessert; she would take
the other half to a local family
in need of care or encourage-
ment. Her children would often
accompany her.on these visits,
learning the importance of com-
munity service and compassion.
She was active in her member-
ship at First Baptist Church in
Lake City, Florida; Westside
Baptist Church in Gaines-
ville, Florida; First Baptist
Church in Kingsport, TN;
and attended Central Baptist
Church in Johnsonr City, -TN
since moving to Johnson City.
Mrs. Griffin was preceded in
death by her husband, John D.
Griffin, Jr., her parents Bertha
Dare and Phillip T. Hagerty, of
Birmingham, AL, her brother,
Barton Hagerty, of Durham, NC
her sister, Mary Ruth Hendrix,
of Montgomery, AL, and an in-
fant daughter, Linda Carolyn
Griffin. She is survived by her
son John P. Griffin of Dayton,
TX; daughter Sue G. Lockett
of Johnson City, TN; son Rich-
ard D. Griffin of Alexandria,
VA; daughter Jan L. Griffin of
Asheville, NC; and five grand-
children, six great grandchildren
and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service
will be held on Sunday, Janu-
ary 22, 2012 at 3:00 PM in the
Sunrise chapel of Tetrick Fu-
neral Services with Dr. Ron

Murray officiating. The fam-
ily will greet friends from 1:00
PM until time of the service. A
brief Graveside and Committal
service will be held on Monday
in Mountain Home National
Cemetery at 11:00 AM. Fam-
ily and friends are asked to meet
at the cemetery by 10:50 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
Central Baptist Church Music
Department, 300 'North Roan
St, Johnson City, TN 37601 or,
P.E.O. Foundation at P.E.O. Ex-
ecutive Office, 3700 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50312-2899.
Memories and condolences
may be shared with the family
and viewed online at www.tet-
rickfuneralhome.com or faxed
to (423) 610-7177. Arrange-
ments for the Griffin family
are in the care of TETRICK
Peoples St., Johnson ,City,.
TN 37604. (423) 610-7171.
William Ray Senters
William Ray Senters, 68, was
called home to be with our Lord
and Savior; January 19, 2012.
He will be greatly missed and
always loved.
William is survived by his lov-
ing wife, Kathryn Senters; three
sons, David (Cindy), Edward
(Marsha),, Robert Spain; two
daughters, Jeanie Spain Smith,
Sarah (Harry) McNemar, a god-
daughter Jawanna (Sam) Clar-
A Memorial Service will be held
at ICS Cremation and Funeral
Home in their Chapel, 357 NW
Wilks Lane Lake City, Florida
32055, (386)-752-3436, January

28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Officiating
for the service will be Bishop

John Malcolm Courson
John Malcolm Courson, 74, a
resident of Lake City, Florida
passed away January 20, 2012 at
the Lake City Medical Center.
Mr. Courson was born in Union
County, Florida and is the son of
the late James Lavern and Lula
Dukes Courson. He has resided
in Lake City for the past forty-
seven years and prior to living
in' Lake City he had resided
in- Jacksonville, Florida. Mr.
Courson was a electrician and
was the owner/operator of M.
& C. Electric for forty-seven
years. He was a member of the
Southside Baptist Church, Lake
City, Florida.
Survivors include his wife of
fifty-two years, Carolyn Roberta
Courson, Lake City, Fl., Two
Daughters: Vanessa (James)
Lawton and Felicity Houghton,
both of Lake City, Florida. Two
sisters: Gwen (Charles) Lued-
ers and Merle (Bill) Hurst both
of Jacksonville, Florida. Three
grandchildren Ashley Tyre,
Samantha Courson and Taylor
Law, one great grandchild Na-
vaeh Tyre. One Aunt: Helen
Dukes, Lake Butler, Florida and
numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Cour-
son will be conducted Tuesday,
January 24, 2012 at 2:00 P.M.
in the Southside Baptist Church
with the Rev, Herman Hampton,
officiating. Interment will fol-
low 'in the Falling Creek Cem-
etery, Lake City, Fl. The fam-

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Section B

Alumni game
on Saturday
Columbia High
baseball's third annual
alumni game is Saturday
at Tiger Stadium.
Registration begins at
10 a.m. and there is no
fee to participate. There
will be a home run derby
at 11 a.m. with a $5 entry
fee. The Tigers will play
a Purple and Gold game
following the home run
derby. Admission is free.
Barbecue dinners will be
For details, call coach
J.T. Clark at 365.-1754.
Alumni game
planned Feb. 4
Former Fort White
High baseball players
are invited to play in an
alumni softball game
at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 at the
Fort White baseball field.
There will be a home run
derby fundraiser ($10 for
non-players) following
the game, plus fish fry
and barbecue dinners
will be sold for $6 each.
There will be kid friendly
booths for a small fee.
For details, call coach
Mike Rizzi at 288-8680.
Fort White
registration set
Fort White Babe Ruth
Baseball has spring ball
registration set for
4-7 p.m. Thursday and
Feb. 2, and 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. Saturday at South
Columbia Sports Park,
north of Fort White.
High. Four divisions are
offered for ages 4-12 and
fees range from $45 to
$65. A birth certificate is
required for new players.
Coaches are needed arid
can register at the same
For details, call
Millissa Blakley at
365-4133 or e-mail
fwbrbaseball@gmail. corn.
* From staff reports

Fort White High boys
soccer vs. Newberry
High in District 5-2A
tournament at Santa Fe
High, 5 p.m.
Columbia High'boys
soccer vs. Mosley High in
District 2-4A tournament
at Chiles High; 6,p.m.
Fort White High
basketball at Hawthorne
High, 7:30 p.m. (girls-6)
Columbia High girls
basketball vs. Stanton
Prep, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6)
Fort White High boys
basketball vs. Newberry
High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6)
Fort White High girls'
basketball vs. St. Francis
Catholic High, 6 p.m.
Columbia High
boys basketball at
St. Augustine High,
7:30 p.m. (JV-6)
Fort White High
basketball at Hamilton
County High, 8 p.m.
(girls-6:30, JV-5)
Fort White High girls
weightlifting in sectionals
at Belleview High, 9 a.m.
Columbia High
basketball at Hamilton
County High, 8 p.m.
Columbia High
wrestling in Bobcat Duals

at Buchholz High,,TBA

Fourth quarter

dooms Tigers in

district matchup

Columbia splits
season series with
Wolfson High.
Columbia" High had a
chance to lock down the
No. 1 seed in the district
tournament with a win over
Wolfson High on Saturday.
A fourth quarter that
saw the Wolfpack outscore
the Tigers, 22-10, was the

difference, however, as vis-
iting Wolfson took down the
Tigers, 64-57.
"It came down to not
taking care of the ball,"
Columbia head coach
Horace Jefferson said. "We
had some serious miscues.
You take away that one seg-
ment and we probably win
the game."
Jefferson was emotional
about the loss following the
game as he was hoping the
CHS continued on 2B


Fort White's Victor

Gonzalez visits

Patriots receiver

Fort White's Victor Gonzalez laughs while recounting his time
with the New England Patriots' Chad Ochocinco.

Columbia High's Morris Marshall pulls up for a jump shot in a game earlier this season for the





Fort White's Victor Gonzalez has breakfast.with.Chad Ochocinco during his recent trip to New
England to watch the Patriots take on the Denver Broncos in the NFL playoffs.

Twitter provides former Indian with unlikely trip



t started as a tweet
from the wilderness
and turned into the
trip of a lifetime.
New England

Patriots receiver Chad
Ochocinco has more than
3 million followers on his
Twitter account. Victor
Gonzalez of Fort White is
one of them.
Frustrated with being
among the multitude,

Gonzalez sent Ochocinco
a message: "Been tweeting
you for two years and
have not ever gotten a
It struck a nerve, as
Ochocinco retweeted:
"Damn 2 years? My bad.

Spokesman: Paterno

in serious condition

False reports say
that former PSU
coach died.
Associated Press
- Joe Paterno's doctors
say the former Penn State
coach's condition has
become "serious" after he
experienced complications
from lung cancer in recent
Paterno family spokes-
man Dan McGinn has just
told The Associated Press

that reports of former
Penn State coach's death
are 'not true.'
The winningest major
college football coach of
all time, Paterno was diag-
nosed shortly after Penn
State's Board of Trustees
ousted him Nov. 9. in the
aftermath of the child sex
abuse charges against
former assistant Jerry
Sandusky. Paterno's been
getting treatment since,
and his health problems
were worsened when he
broke his pelvis an inju-
ry that first cropped up
when he was accidentally

hit in preseason practice
last year.
"His family will have no
comment on the situation
and asks that their privacy
be respected during this
difficult time," he said.
The 85-year-old Paterno
has been in the hospital
since Jan. 13 for observa-
tion for what his family had
called minor complications
from his cancer treatments.
Not long before that, he con-
ducted his only interview
since losing his job, with The
Washington Post. Paterno
was described as frail then
and wearing a wig.

Want to come to the game
That game just
happened to be the NFL
divisional playoff between
New England and Denver.
Gonzalez sprung into

"I told him I live in
Florida and he would have
to fly me out," Gonzalez
said. "He said, 'OK you can
fly out with my brothers.'
His fiance got in touch
GONZALEZ continued on 4B

Tigers fall

to Eastside

Columbia heads
into district
From staff reports

Columbia High's boys
soccer team fell in its final
game of the season, 3-0,
against Eastside High in
Gainesville on Friday.
The Tigers (9-13-1)
wrapped up their
regular season and will
now turn to the district

Columbia will begin
the District 2-4A
tournament against
Panama City Mosely
at 6 p.m. on Monday in
Indians soccer
Fort White High
begins the District 5-2A
tournament against
Newberry High at
5 p.m. Monday at Santa Fe




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ESPN Texas A&M at Kansas
8 p.m.
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7:30 p.m.
NBCSP St. Louis at Detroit
9 p.m.
ESPN2 Australian Open,
quarterfinals, at Melbourne,Australia
3:30 a.m.
ESPN2 -- Australian QOpen,
quarterfinals, at Melbourne, Australia
7 p.m.
ESPN2-Tennessee at Notre Dame


NFL playoffs

Wild Card
Houston 31, Cincinnati 10
New Orleans 45, Detroit 28 ,
New York Giants 24,Atlanta 2
Denver 29, Pittsburgh 23, OT
Divisional Playoffs
San Francisco 36, New Orleans 32
New England 45, Denver 10
Baltimore 20, Houston 13 ,
N.Y. Giants 37, Green Bay 20
Conference Championships
Baltimore at New England, 3 p.m.
N.Y.,Giants'at San Francisco, 6:30 p.m.
Pro Bowl
'Sunday, Jan.29
At Honolulu
Super Bowl
Sunday, Feb. 5

At Indianapolis
NFC vs.AFC, 6:20 p.m.

College all-star games

East-West Shrine Classic
East vs. West, 4 p.m. (NFLN)

Saturday, Jan. 28
Senior Bowl
At Mobile,Ala.
North vs. South, 4 p.m. (NFLN)

Saturday, Feb. 5
Texas vs. Nation
At San Antonio
Texas vs. Nation, 2 p.m. (CBSSN)


NBA schedule
Thursday's Games
Houston 90, New Orleans 88, OT
Miami 98, LA. Lakers 87
Dallas 94, Utah 91
Friday's Games
Portland 94,Toronto 84
Denver 108,Washington 104
Philadelphia 90,Atdanta 76
Phoenix 79, Boston 71
Chicago 114, Cleveland 75
Memphis 98, Detroit 81
Milwaukee 100, NewYork 86
Orlando 92, LA. Lakers 80
Sacramento 88, San Antonio 86
Indiana 94, Golden State 91
Minnesota 101, LA. Clippers 98
Saturday's Games
Cleveland atAtlanta (n)
Portland at Detroit (n)
Philadelphia at Miami (n)
Denver at NewYork (n)
Charlotte at Chicago (n)
San Antonio at Houston (n) ,
Dallas at New Orleans (n)
Sacramento at Memphis (n)
Oklahoma City at New Jersey (n)
Minnesota at Utah (n)
Today's Games
Boston at Washington, I p.m.
Toronto at LA. Clippers, 3:30 p.m.
Charlotte at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
Milwaukee at Miami, 6 p.m.
Indiana at LA. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.
Monday's Games
Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Orlando at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
New Jersey at Chicago,,8 p.m.
Detroit at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
San Antonio at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Atlanta at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Phoenix at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.,
Sacramento at Portland, 10 p.m.
Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Top 25 schedule

Today's Games
No. II Indiana vs. Penn State, Noon
No. 15 Virginia vs.Virginia Tech, 6 p.m.
No. 22, Illinois vs.Wisconsin, 2 p.m.


Australian Open singles

At Melbourne Pai1ckAustralia
Third Round
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (6), France, def.
Frederico Gil, Portugal, 6-2,6-2, 6-2.
Novak Djokovic (I), Serbia, -def.
Nicolas Mahut, France, 6-0, 6-1,6-1.
David Ferrer (5), Spain,def.Juan Ignacio
Chela (27),Argentina, 7-5, 6-2, 6- I.
, Richard Gasquet (17), France, def.
Janko Tipsarevic (9), Serbia, 6-3, 6-3, 6-1I.
Kei Nishikori (24), Japan, def. Julien
Benneteau, France, 4-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4),
Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def.
Gael Monfils (14), France, 6-2, 7-5, 5-7,
1-6, 6-4.
Andy Murray (4), Britain, def. Michael.
Uodra, France, 6-4,6-2,6-0.
Ueyton Hewitt, Australia, def. Milos
'Raonic (23), Canada, 4-6,6-3,7-6 (5), 6-3.
Third Round
Petra Kvitova (2), Czech Republic,

CHS: Can still lock up district

Continued From Page 1B

Tigers could clinch their
first No. 1 seed in eight
. "We had a chance to
do something special,"
Jefferson said. "We still
have a chance to do some-
thing special."
Columbia can lock up
the No. 1 seed by winning
out the rest of their district
The Tigers (15-5, 8-1 dis-
trict) still hold a one game
edge over the Wolfpack (19-
5, 8-2 district).
Laremy Tunsil grabbed
13 rebounds and finished
with eight points to lead the
A host of other Tigers
were able to find range on
the evening.
Marcus Amerson led
Columbia in scoring with
15 points in the contest.
Morris Marshall was. the
only other player in double
figures with 10 points.
Javonta6 Foster had nine
points coming off three-
pointers in the third quar-
ter and finished with that
total in the contest.
Monte Tisdale and Nigel
Atkinson each finished

with four points and Tre
Simmons had three points
in the game.
Columbia's next game
now becomes the biggest of
the season for the Tigers.
Columbia will travel to

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the Tigers the No. 1 seed.
CHS rounds out the week
at8 p.m. at Hamilton County
on Saturday.

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Sara Errani, Italy, def. Sorana Cirstea,
Romania, 6-7 (6), 6-0,6-2.
Maria Sharapova (4), Russia, def.
Angelique Kerber (30), Germany, 6-1, 6-2.
Ana Ivanovic (21), Serbia, def. Vania
King, United States, 6-3, 6-4.
Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Vera
Zvonareva (7), Russia, 7-6 (7), 6-1I.
Zheng Jie, China, def. Marion Bartoli
(9), France, 6-3,6-3.
Sabine Lisicki (14), Germany, def.
Svetlana Kuznetsova (18), Russia, 2-6,
Serena Williams (12), United States,
def. Greta Arn, Hungary, 6-1,6-I.

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Rafael Nadal (2), Spain, def. Lukas
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Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def.
Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 7-6 (6), 7-5, 6-3.
Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def.
Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6
Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic,
def. Kevin Anderson (30), South Africa, 7-6
(5),7.6 (1),6-1.
Feliciano Lopez (18), Spain, def. John
Isner (16), United States, 6-3,6-7 (3), 6-4,
6-7 (0), 6-1.
Nicolas Almagro (10), Spain, def.
Stanislas Wawrinka (21), Switzerland, 7-6
(2), 6-2,6-4.
Juan Martin del Potro (I I), Argentina,
def.Yen-hsun Lu,Taiwan, 6-2,6-3,6-0.
Bernard Tomic,Australia, def.Alexandr'
Dolgopolov (13), Ukraine, 4-6,7-6 (0), 7-6
(6), 2-6,6-3.
Third Round
Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, def.
Nina Bratchikova, Russia, 6-1, 6-3.
Victoria Azarenka (3), Belarus,' def.
Mona Barthel, Germany, 6-2,6-4.
Agnieszka Radwanska (8), Poland, def.
GalinaVoskoboeva, Kazakhstan, 6-2,6-2.
Caroline Wozniacki (I), Denmark, def.
Monica Niculescu (31), Romania, 6-2, 6-2.
* Julia Goerges (22), Germany, def.
Romina Oprandi, Italy, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Jelena Jankovic (13), Serbia, def.
Christina McHale, United States, 6-2,6-0.
Kim Clijsters (I I), Belgium, def. Daniela
Hantuchova (20), Slovakia, 6-3, 6-2.
Li Na (5), China, def. Anabel Medina
Garrigues (26), Spain, 3-0, 30-0, retired.


NHL schedule

Thursday's Games
Detroit 3, Phoenix 2, SO
Calgary 2, Los Angeles "I, SO
Toronto 4, Minnesota I
Boston 4, New Jersey I
Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Rangers I
N.Y. Islanders 4, Philadelphia I
Nashville 3, Columbus 0
St. Louis I, Edmonton 0
Winnipeg 4, Buffalo I
Ottawa 4, San Jose I
Friday's Games
Pittsburgh 5, Montreal 4., SO
Carolina 3,Washington 0
Tampa Bay 2, Dallas I
Chicago 3, Florida I
Saturday's Games
N.Y. Rangers at Boston .
Philadelphia at New Jersey
San Jose at Vancouver
Ottawa at Anaheim
Montreal at Toronto (n)
Carolina at N.Y. Islanders (n)
Cdlumbus at Detroit (n)
Florida at Winnipeg (n)
Buffalo at St. Louis (n)
Chicago at Nashville (n)
Tampa Bay at Phoenix (n)
Dallas at Minnesota (n)
Calgary at Edmonton (n)
Colorado at Los Angeles (n)
Today's Games
Washington at Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m.
Boston at Philadelphia, 3 p.min
Colorado at Anaheim, 8 p.m.
Monday's Games
N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Winnipeg at Carolina, 7 pRm.
St. Louis at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m.
San Jose at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m:
Ottawa at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Associated Press

- Michael Snaer hit a 3-
pointer as time expired and
Florida State beat No. 4
Duke 76-73 on Saturday,
snapping Duke's 45-
game homecourt winning
With the game tied,
Luke Loucks sprinted up
the middle of the court
before zipping a.pass over
to Snaer on the right side
in front of the FSU bench.
Snaer quickly launched a
shot that dropped cleanly
through the net, stunning
the once-rowdy crowd at
Cameron Indoor Stadium
and sending the Seminoles'
bench spilling onto the
court in celebration.-
Snaer scored 14 points
- including a banked-in 3
to beat the buzzer on the
final play of the first half -
and the Seminoles (13-6,4-1
Atlantic Coast Conference)
won their fourth straight
Austin Rivers had 19
points and tied the game
on a driving basket with 4.9
seconds left for the Blue
Devils (16-3, 4-1).
Duke led by nine in the
first half and by eight mid-
way through the second
half, but the Seminoles
just wouldn't let the Blue
Devils pull away to tie a
school and ACC record for
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streak. Instead, they kept
attacking and knocking
down tough shots in one of
college basketball's most
hostile environments.
In fact, Snaer knocked
down a pair of clutch shots
in the final minute. On the
first, he drove into the paint
and knocked down a pull-
Sup in the paint for a 71-
70 lead with 55.8 seconds
left. He followed that with
an even bigger one, then
found himself at the center
of a celebration that migrat-
ed all the way across the
court to stand in front of a
stunned group of Cameron

Florida 76, LSU 64

Murphy scored 15 points
and No. 17 Florida beat
LSU 76-64 Saturday night
to extend its home win
streak to 16 games.
The' Gators (15-4, 3-1
SEC) had five players in
double figures, a.balanced
effort that helped them
overcome an off shooting
night from 3-point range.
Erving Walker had 12
points, and Kenny Boynton,
Bradley Beal and Mike
Rosario finished with 11
points apiece for Florida,.
which made 7 of 21 shots
from behind the arc.
Justin Hamilton led the
Tigers with a career-high 27
points and eightrebounds.

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The 7-footer made 13 of 22
shots, nearly as many as
the rest of his team.
Hamilton helped LSU (12-
.7, 2-3) trim the lead to 68-60
with 3. minutes remaining,
but the Gators pulled .away
down the stretch. Walker
hit a 3 with 2:27 remaining
- his first* of the game
- to make it 73-60.
Patric Young, dealing with
tendinitis in his right ankle,
had eight points and seven
rebounds for the Gators,
who improved to 10-0 in
Gainesville this season.
Florida shot 64 percent
in the first half and used a
15-4 run to build a big lead.
The Gators essentially put
the game away with a flur-
ry of 3-pointers just after
the breal..
Rosario, Murphy and
Scottie Wilbekin hit shots
from behind the arc in a
3-minute span that pushed
Florida's lead to 53-38. LSU
trimmed it under double'
digits several times, but
couldn't get enough defen-
sive stops to pull, within
striking distance.
The Tigers shot 44 per-
cent from the field but
aside from Hamilton, the
rest of the team made 15 of
41 shots. Anthony Hickey
was the only other LSU
player in double figures
with 10 points.
Florida, which didn't
have a midweek game, was
cold at the start.

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Dominant Serena moves on at Australian

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia
- Just before she walked
on court, Greta Arn said
she. was looking forward
to the "privilege" of play-
ing her first match against
Serena Williams. Some
The 13-time Grand Slam
champion overpowered
Arn 6-1, 6-1 in 59 min-
utes on Saturday for her
17th straight win at the
Australian Open.
The mismatch was so
great that the crowd was
muted, rousing themselves
only when Arn won her two
games and when Williams
completed her third-round
Arn double-faulted twice
to end the match. As the
players shook hands at the
net, Williams looked briefly
taken aback and smiled.
"I told her it was an honor
to play against you," the 32-
year-old Arri said. "And she'
told me, 'Oh, you are so
sweet.' I'm a big fan of hers.
She's the real No. 1."
Williams, who racked up
her 501st career match win,
is hoping to become the
second woman over age 30
to win the Australian tile in
the Open era.
"It makes me feel real-
ly good," she said of her
Hungarian opponent's
remarks. "I'm really proud
of the work that I've been
doing for so many years, all
the hard work."
Vania King's loss to Ana
Ivanovic left Williams as the
only American player left in
either singles draw. John
Isner lost Friday, the, last
American man to exit.:
Coming off an injury-rav- .
aged 18 months, Williams is
seeded 12th in Melbourne.
She hasn't held the top rank-
ing since 2010, the year she
won the last of her Grand
Slam titles.
On Saturday, she spoke
expansively about her off-
court activities: She's tak-
ing courses in kinesiology

Serena Williams of the United States plays a shot against Hungary's Greta Arn on her way to winning their third round match
at the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday.

and management and pre-
paring for an appearance in
a "pretty big" TV show.
Arn says "everybody
knows" if Williams hits
top form she will win the
Australian Open, where
she hasn't lost since 2008.
She won back-to-back titles
in. 2009 and 2010 and was
unable to defend her title
last year while she recovered
from two foot surgeries.
Because of her ranking,
Williams can't take the
No. 1 spot with a win at
Melbourne. However, No. 2
Petra Kvitova, No. 3 Victoria
Azarenka and No. 4 Maria
Sharapova could walk away
with the top ranking if they
win the tournament.
Next up for Williams is
unseeded RussianEkaterina
Makarova. After that, things
are likely to get a lot tough-
er. Sharapova is a poten-

tial quarterfinal opponent,
and Wimbledon champion
Kvitova may await in the
"I'm nowhere near where
I want to be," said Williams,
who came into the tour-
nament nursing a sprained
left ankle. "I'm just trying
to play through it. A little
rusty, just trying to play
through my rust."
Sharapova and Kvitova
joined Williams in advanc-
ing to the fourth round
on Saturday. Between the
three of them, they lost six
Kvitova was leading 6-0,
1-0 when Russian opponent
Maria Kirilenko retired.
Sharapova, who won her
first two matches 6-0, 6-1,
was tested for the first time
and still came out with a
6-1, 6-2 win over U.S. Open
semifinalist Angelique

Like Williams, Sharapova
came into the tournament
short of matches. The three-
time Grand Slam champion
hurt her left ankle late last
season and didn't play a
tuneup event before the
Australian Open.
"Whether it's a Grand
Slam or anywhere else in
the world, if you're com-
mitted to playing that tour-
nament you have to be
ready from the first match,"
Sharapova said.
It was a day of lopsided
scorelines on Rod Laver
No. 1-ranked Novak
Djokovic routed Nicolas
Mahut 6-0, 6-1, 6-1 in 1
hour, 14 minutes to give
, the Frenchmafi a miserable
30th birthday present.'
Mahut, who lost the lon-
gest Grand Slam match in

history over 11 hours, 5
minutes at Wimbledon in
2010, was hampered by a
left leg injury, but said he
played because the previ-
ous matches on Rod Laver
Arena were over so quickly.
"I wish' him happy birth-
day and hopefully tonight
he can enjoy it," Djokovic
The defending champion
has won 24 straight sets at
the Australian Open, and
has lost 10 games in his first
three matches this time..
"I always played well in
Australia. This is the; only
Grand Slam I won twice,"
he said. 'The conditions are:
great. They're very suitable
to my style of the game, day
and night. Im really look-
ing forward t6 next'week."
Djokovic likely, gets an
evening slot for his fourth-
round match against

Lleyton Hewitt. The 30-
year-old Australian downed
promising Canadian Milos
Raonic 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3
in Saturday's final match
of the day before a raucous
home crowd.
Playing in his 16th
straight Australian Open,
Hewitt needed three match
points in the final game
to close out the win and
become the first wild card
entry .to reach the fourth
round in Melbourne since
Mats Wilander in 1994.
"It's just a game," Hewitt
said. "But it's a bloody big
No. 2-ranked Rafael
Nadal and No. 3 Roger
Federer are back on court
in a Sunday schedule that
features a repeat of the 2011
women's final between Kim
Clijsters and Li Na. Federer .
is up against Australian
teenager Bernard Tomic.
Nadal faces fellow Spaniard
Felicano Lopez.
No. 4-ranked Andy
Murray, beaten in the
last two Australian finals,
brushed aside Michael
Llodra 6-4, 6-2, 6-0 Saturday
to leave France with two
players in the draw, having
started the day with six.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was
the other Frenchman to
advance, the 2008 finalist
beating Frederico Gil of
Portugal 6-2, 6-2, 6-2.
He will play Kei Nishikori,
the first Japanese man to
reach the fourth round in
Melbourne in the Open era.
Mikhail Kukushkin, who
beat an ailing Gael Monfils
in five sets, will be the first
man froi Kazakhstan to
play a Round of 16. match
at a Grand Slamn when he
faces Murray. -
Williams 'is frequently
the only American left in a
tournament, and it doesn't
bother her.
"I really don't think when
I go out there that I'm the
last American," she said.
"I just think I'm trying to
come in here and win this
match, play this girl. That's
all I really think about"

49ers, Giants ready to

renew playoff rivalry

Associated Press

The Giants boasted a physi-
cal, intimidating defense
with athletic linebackers
and stout linemen capable
of stifling the NFL's most
productive offenses. San
Francisco featured a high-
powered passing attack led
by an eventual Hall of Fame
quarterback in his prime
with receivers capable of
turning short passes into
big gains.
When the San Francisco
49ers host the New York
Giants in the NFC champi-
onship game Sunday for a
shot at the Super Bowl, the
matchup conjures memo-
ries from a previous era of
this great rivalry even
if the roles are somewhat
The elite quarterback
now is New York's Eli
Manning, who connects on
big plays to Hakeem Nicks
and Victor Cruz in a similar
fashion to how Joe Montana
and Jerry Rice did for the
dominant Niners in the
San Francisco's current
front seven led by relentless
defensive lineman Justin
Smith, rookie pass-rush-
ing specialist Aldon Smith
and fierce linebackers
Patrick Willis and NaVorro
Bowman resembles that old
Giants group featuring Hall
of Famers Lawrence Taylor
and Harry Carson.
And who could have pre-
dicted this surprising pair-
The Giants (11-7) toppled
defending champion Green
Bay 37-20 last Sunday when
everybody figured the road
to the Super Bowl would
go through Lambeau Field.

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning throws a pass dur-
ing an NFL football practice on Friday in East Rutherford, N.J.
The Giants travel to San Francisco to play the 49ers in the
NFC championship game on Sunday.

Instead, New York is travel-
ing West to San Francisco
to face the upstart 49ers
(14-3) in a meeting of fran-
chises with so many fresh
faces on the big stage.
Jim Harbaugh's "mighty
men" as he calls them
stunned Drew Brees and
the favored Saints 36-32
when Alex Smith hit Vernon
Davis for the game-winning
14-yard touchdown with
9 seconds remaining.
Smith knows both the
49ers and Giants showed
it's anybody's game come
playoff time.
"Look at last week, I think
everybody thought the road
was going to go through
Lambeau. I think everybody
assumed the NFC champi-
onship game was going to
get played there and look
what happens," Smith said.
"These teams at this point,
everybody's as good as
each other and it's all going
to come down to how you
execute on that day. We're
all capable of beating each
other, that's for sure."

Smith and Manning each
orchestrated five fourth-
quarter comebacks dur-
ing the regular season, yet
Manning missed in a 27-20
loss at San Francisco on
Nov. 13 when Justin Smith
batted away his last-ditch
pass attempt on fourth down
in the waning moments.
"This is about the NFC
championship. Ift's an oppor-
tunity to get this win and
go on to the Super Bowl,"
Manning said. "We played
them once before. We know
they're a good team. There's
no denying that. They're
playing great football.
They're playing with great
confidence. It's going to be
exciting going out there and
having another shot and see-
ing what we can do."
Niners long snapper
Brian Jennings is the only
one left on either side from
San Francisco's last trip to
the playoffs in January 2003,
when the 49ers rallied for,
a stunning 39-38 comeback
victory against the Giants at
Candlestick Park.

Philbin ready to take over Phins

Associated Press

MIAMI A month
of wrenching emotion
for Green Bay Packers
offensive coordinator Joe
Philbin took another turn
Friday when he landed
the Miami Dolphins' head
coaching job.
The deal was sealed
less than two weeks
after Philbin's 21-year-old
son drowned in an icy
Wisconsin river.
Philbin, who has never
been a head coach, first
interviewed with Miami
on Jan. 7. The body of son
Michael, one of Philbfn's
six children, was recov-
ered the next day in
Joe Philbin did a little
math and determined he
has been in the coach-
ing profession for 10,061
days. He figures that
gives him sufficient expe-
rience to lead the Miami
The former Green Bay
Packers offensive coordi-
nator was introduced as
Miami's coach at a news
conference Saturday. He
says he has learned a lot
in 28 years as an assis-
tant and is optimistic he
can succeed as a first-time
head coach.
Philbin said his goal is
to return the Dolphins to
the top of the NFL, and he
noted they haven't been
there since 1973, the year
of their most recent Super
Bowl championship season.
Philbin had been with
Green Bay since 2003,
working as offensive coor-
dinator since 2007 for one
of the NFL's most prolific
After spending a week
away from the Packers,
Philbin rejoined the team
last Sunday for its division-
al playoff loss to the New
York Giants.

Philbin has been with
Green Bay since 2003,
serving as offensive coor-
dinator since 2007. Coach
Mike McCarthy called
the plays, but Philbin put
together the game plan for
one of the NFL's most pro-
lific offenses.
The Dolphins' top
choice, Jeff Fisher, turned
them down a week. ago to
become coach of the St.
Louis Rams. Miami owner
Stephen Ross and general
manager Jeff Ireland then
conducted a second round
of interviews this week with
Philbin, Denver Broncos
offensive coordinator Mike
McCoy and Todd Bowles,
the Dolphins' interim coach
at the end of the season.
"Joe has all the attributes
that we were looking for
when we started this pro-
cess," Ross said in a state-
ment. "Jeff Ireland and I felt
Joe was the right choice to
bring the Dolphins back to
the success we enjoyed in
the past."

The Dolphins are com-
ing off a third consecu-
tive losing season, their
longest such stretch since
the 1960s. Even so, Philbin
called them "one of the
premier franchises in pro-
fessional sports."
"The Dolphins have a
strong nucleus to build
around," he said in a
statement. "And work-
ing with everyone in the
organization, I know that
together we will return
the team to its winning
Ross fired Tony Sparano
last month with three
games to go in his fourth
year as the Dolphins'
coach. When the search
for a new coach began,
Ros3 said he would like to
give the franchise much-
needed stability by hiring
"a young Don Shula."
Instead he chose the 50-
year-old Philbin, who has
28 years of coaching expe-
rience, including 19 years
in college.


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GONZALEZ: Takes trip of a lifetime thanks to Twitter, Ochocinco
Continued From Page 1B

with a personal phone call
with the details."
That was Sunday
and Gonzalez heard no
more until a reporter
from Boston called on
Wednesday to check on
the story.
"I told (Ochocinco)
about the call and said
what do I tell him,"
Gonzalez said "Am I
actually coming? He said,
'Yeah, I wouldn't do that to
Gonzalez got the flight
ticket and was met at the
airport on Boston a
limousine and the driver
was holding a sign with his
"He had a driver waiting
and there was a TV
reporter there," Gonzalez
said. "They interviewed
me in the airport and I
got in the limo and went
to his house. I thought he
was going to send me to
the hotel, but I got to hang
around with him all day."
Ochocinco had to stay
with the team on Friday-
night before the game
and had a curfew, so
he sent Gonzalez to the
Renaissance Boston Hotel
at Patriot Place in Foxboro,
Mass., and paid for the
room and meals.
"He sent me on a
shopping spree," Gonzalez

Victor Gonzalez shows off gear purchased by Chad Ochocinco on his recent trip to New England.

said. "I asked him what to
get and he said as much
as you can take back to
Florida. It is harder to
spend a $1,000 than you

Gonzalez hangs with Chad Ochocinco at his house during
his recent trip to New England courtesy of the Patriots wide

might think. He also gave
me seven autographed
jerseys that he actually
wore in games and I left
a football with him for
everybody to sign."
Gonzalez said the
Patriots fans knew
about the offer and he
was greeted along with
"People would ask him
for an autograph, then
shake my hand because
they had seen the story,"
Gonzalez said. "At the
game, fans were yelling
at me. Ochocinco was
really fan friendly. He took
pictures with them and
shook hands." \
With the Patriots
blowout win, things only
got better.
"We had dinner with
some of the players and
wives after the game,"
Gonzalez said. "I spoke
with Wes Welker a little bit,
but (Tom) Brady left."
When the Broncos
were leaving, Ochocinco
arranged for Gonzalez to
meet Willis McGahee and,
yes, Tim Tebow.
"I told Tebow I wanted
to go to Florida and he said
it was a great school and
I would love it," Gonzalez
said. "He was not happy
after the loss, but he was
in a good mood. He put

all his attention on talking
with me and that made
me feel pretty good. I was
so excited to meet him,
I forgot to ask for his
One would expect
graciousness from Tebow,
but Ochocinco has a prima
donna reputation. Gonzalez
said that was not the case.
"Chad treated me like
family," Gonzalez said. "He
checked in periodically
and made sure I was
comfortable. On Sunday,
we watched the Ravens
and Texans at his house.
He is very football smart
and conscious of how
the whole game works.
He loves the Patriots and
hopes to stay there."
Liking Tebow did not
get Gonzalez in trouble,
but his Tweeter account
has a New York Yankees
reference and that did not
sit well in Red Sox land.
"I'm a big Yankee fan and
they gave me a lot of grief,"
Gonzalez said. "Once I told
them I was now part of the
Patriots nation, it made
them happy."
After the trip, Gonzalez
saw his Twitter following
swell from 115 to more
than 1,000. He has also
moved from Ochocinco's
mass following account to
a special account with 65

"It was really a persorial
thing," Gonzalez said of
the experience. "He let
somebody he didn't even

know into his house. It
really shocked me he
did that. It was just like
meeting my best friend
from high school."

Gonzalez meets with Tim Tebow following the Denver
Broncos game against the New England Patriots.

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Tommy Hudson, associate pastor at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, lines up a putt at T-N-T Mini Golf & Games. The facility features
an 18-hole putt-putt golf course, a basketball challenge, game room, indoor and outdoor party areas and concessions. The busi-
ness reopened after being closed 14 years as a way to provide family-oriented activities for an affordable price. Volunteers from the
church will work at the business to keep operating expenses low.

Tommy Hudson tries to sink a basket at the "Basketball Challenge" at T-N-T Mini Golf & Games.
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Every hole will be restored
to it original design, says
owner Wayne Hudson.
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tier a 1 4-year hiatus, T-N-T
Mini Golf and Games has
.' reopened at its original loca-
t "' tion on State Road 47, a little
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Interstate 75.?
For those who were regular custom-
ers at the putt-putt course and game
complex two decades ago, it xill be like
going back in time.
Wayne Hudson, the course owner,
said every hole on the putt-putt course
is restored to its original design. Pecan
trees still shade the course and hazards
await golfers on every hole such as the
corkscrew ramp on No. 16, the madden-
ing maze on No. 13 and the intimidating
water hazard lurking behind finishing

hole No. 18.
"A lot of adults, even grandparents,
played here on dates back then,"
Hudson said. "Everybody's excited
about it reopening after all these years."
The course closed in the mid 1990s
after Hudson's children went to college
and they no longer had time to help run
the facility, he said. Hudson leased the
site to a new tenant who eventually used
it for trailer and industrial storage.
"During the 14 years it was closed, I
could hardly stand it." he said.
When the tenant moved last year,
Hudson said he decided to renovate the
course to provide a fun, family activity
in the community.
The renovation of the course isn't
the only familiar sight old customers
will see. The owner's son and associate
pastor at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church,
Tommy Hudson, will play an active role
managing the business. He was one of
the original managers when the course
opened two decades ago.
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By Bill Roberts
Idaho Statesman
BOISE, Idaho As Ellie
Morgan walked into Vista
Pawn to sell some sporting
equipment, the store was
loing a brisk business. One,
%nan stood before the coun-
er to pawn a shotgun. Next
to him, a woman was selling
jewelry. Next to her, a musi-
cian recovered his previous-
ly pawned guitar.
Morgan, 20, just wanted
to get rid of the stuff that
was taking up space in her
boise apartment
t- "I tried Craigslist," she
,aid, but found no takers.
-I don't have room to store
People, go to pawnshops
for many reasons, but they
have -been using the shops
more since the economy
started souring four years
As banks have tightened
lending, home-equity loans
have become scarcer and
credit cards have blown past
Iheir upper limits, people
have been turning to pawn-
-hops for quick cash to
nake ends meet
"More affluent people are
needing to borrow money,"
.,said Tim Birkle, co-owner
with his brother and sister of
QNP of Idaho, which owns
,three Vista Pawn shops
,in Boise and Nampa, and
Airman Pawn in Mountain
Home. "Small businesses
aeed to make payroll."
More middle-class people
re walking into Vista Pawn,
irkle said many because
they are now jobless.
' The changing times, along
.with television reality shows
popularizing pawnshops, are
reshaping the stigma that

the shops are places to buy
items that represent some-
one's broken dreams.
Lending on pawned items
grew by 20 percent in 2011 at
the Vista Pawn store, Birkle
said. Sales were also up 20
percent Jewelry sales were
up 30 percent at Christmas.
"The worse the economy,
the better my jewelry," said
Terri Gehring, who oversees
the store's jewelry counter. -
One of the biggest drivers
in the pawn business is gold,
whose price has shot as high
as $1,800 an ounce. It has
now settled at about $1,600.
Birkle set a large plastic
bag of gold jewelry down
on his desk and said it rep-
resents a four-month collec-
"It's huge," he said, though
he prefers not to disclose its
Nationally, the average
loan by pawnshops is $150,
nearly double the amount
that was recorded in 2008,
according to the National
Pawnbrokers Association.
About 6 percent of Idaho
households have used pawn-
shops to borrow money,
slightly above the national
rate of 5.7 percent, accord-
ing to a 2010 study by the
Federal Deposit Insurance
Corp. of households that use
alternatives to traditional
With the growing busi-
ness come concerns from
consumer groups, who note
that interest charged at
pawnshops can be as high
as 20 percent on a 30-day
That is the standard inter-
est rate at both Vista Pawn
and First National Pawn,
a Montana chain with 11
stores, including one in

In this photo taken Jan. 4, 2012, manager Seth Herson,
left, talks to Ellie Morgan; who cleaned out her closets and
brought an old pair of skis, boots a snowboard, and two
lacrosse racquets to Vista Pawn in Boise, Idaho. Morgan was
content with the $30 she kept the lacrosse racquets just
to have the space in her apartment. As banks have tightened
lending, home-equity loans have become scarcer and credit
cards have blown past their upper limits, people have been
turning to pawnshops for quick cash to make ends meet.

Boise and one in Caldwell.
Birkle defends the inter-
est rate, saying it pays for the
storage of pawned goods,
utilities and other business

In cases of larger loans,
typically more than $1,000,
Vista's rate can drop to as
low as 5 percent, he said.

Often, those loans are
made on small items, like
jewelry and electronic
games, that don't take much
storage space.
Idaho has no limits onwhat
pawnshops can charge.
Pawnshop operators say
their businesses provide a
critical lifeline to people with
few other options.
There is no credit check.
If customers borrow money
on items and don't come
back, no one comes after
them. The items just go up'
for sale.
"If someone has bad
credit, they can get a loan"
at a pawnshop, said Cody
Chapple, manager of First
National Pawn's store at 919
N. Orchard St. in Boise.
Pawnshops often buy
goods outright. But the
more lucrative business is
issuing loans against those
Customers often prefer
borrowing over selling,
because they have a chance
to hold onto items that may
be their only tickets to cash
in the future. Vista Pawn
says about 85 percent of

its customers retrieve their
items after repaying the
principal and interest
Brick-and-mortar .pawn-
shops are starting to see
some competition from
online companies that let
customers do their borrow-
ing without being seen going
into a pawnshop.
Pawngo, based in Denver,
began its online pawning
operation in June and has
made $5 million in loans,
said CEO Todd Hills.
Customers contact the com-
pany, describe the item for
pawn and get a tentative loan
amount from Pawngo. The
customer ships the item at
no cost to Pawngo. After
the company receives the
item, Pawngo makes a final
loan offer. If the customer
accepts it, money is wired
into the customer's bank
Pawngo's Internet effi-
ciencies allow it to charge
just 3 percent to 6 percent a
month for loans, Hills said.
The loans last three months.
On a $2,000 loan at 6 percent
a month, customers would
pay back $2,360.

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Continued From Page 1C
"It was a safe place f6r us," he
said of the course. "It provided work
experience,.but mostly it was for the
Volunteers from the church's
outreach ministry will help manage
the business without pay to help
keep costs low and ensure families
will have an affordable place where
they can participate in a fun activity
together, he said.
"We're trying to provide a safe
place for family and singles recre-

ation," he said. "Its something fami-
lies can do together, regardless of
age or physical condition."
Besides the putt-putt course,
the facility also has a "Basketball
Challenge" featuring tricked up back-
boards, weird hoop angles and dis-
tracting obstructions on every shot.
And a game room featuring pool
tables, air hockey, pinball machines
and video games awaits customers
inside the club house on site.
Winter hours are 4 p.m. to 8:30

p.m. on Fridays and 2 p.m. to 8:30
p.m. on Saturdays. The course is
also open by appointment for private
events such as birthdays, family
reunions and other gatherings. Party
rates begin at $40 for unlimited golf
and basketball challenge. The facil-
ity also includes a covered, fenced-in
area with a grill. Call (386) 965-1263
for information.
"The word is still getting out,"
Tommy Hudson said. "We've already
hosted a lot of parties."

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Money Rates
Last Pvs Week

Prime Rate

3.25 3.25

Dia Discount Rate 0.75 0.75
Federal Funds Rate .00-25, .00-.25
Advanced 1,941 Treasuries
Declined 724 3-month 0.045 0.025
New Highs 160
New Lows 42 6-month 0.06 0.05
Total issues. 2,728 5-year 0.89 0.79
Unchanged 63 10-year 2.02 1.87
Volume 7,808,160,715 30-year 3.10 2.91.

- Weekly Dow Jones

Weekly Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrials CLOSED 60.01 96.88 45.03 96.50

Close- 12.720 48 I,
1-week change. 298 42 12 4%)J MON

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Total Assets Total Return/Rank Pt MinInnit
Name Ob) ($Mlns) NAV 4-wk 12-mo 5-year Load Invt
PIMCO TotRetIs CI 144,428 10.95 +1.4 +5.2/E +8.3/A NL 1,000,000
Vanguard TotSUtdx LB 62,667 32.86 +6.4 +4.3/B +1.0/B NL 3,000
Vanguard Instldxl LB 58,398 120.44 +6.1 +4.9/A +0.5/B NL 5,000,000
American Funds CaplncBuA m IH 55,027 49.54 +2.2 +3.5/A +1.0/C 5.75 250
Fidelity Cntra LG 54,719 69.86 +4.3 +2.7/B +3.1/B Nb 2,500
American Funds GrthAmA m LG 53,225 30.36 +6.7 -0.7/D +0.4/D 5.75 250
Aimenrir,r l. inr..ArArA m MA 52,517 17.04 +3.1 +6.5/A +2.0/C .5.75 250
Viriguar,: i.uAami LB 51,925 121.23 +6.1 +4.9/A +0.5/B NL 10,000
Variguar. TOtrilAdT, LB 49,496 32.87 +6.4 +4.5/B +1.1/A NL 10,000
AT,en,'ar, Fundri CpWId3'iiA m WS 44,528 33.51 +5.8 -4.4/C -0.2/B 5.75 250
Aff,en,,ar, Furo.: r,ajC.AmA m LB 42,643 28.37 +6.5 +1.3/D 0.0/C 5.75 250
AmiTr, en.ar, Fjrl WAMulInvA m LV 38,129 29.33 +4.9. +9.0/A +0.6/B 5.75 250.
DOage a Ca, Stocw LV 36,562 108.62 +8.6 -0.2/0 -3:1/E NL 2,500
Dwdge C... Irmin FV 35,923 31.04 +7.3 -11.3/D -2.5/A NL 2,500
Friri, TiTimp-FrarilHlIr.i comI A m CA 35,298 2.12 +3.0 +2.4/D +3.0/C 4.25 1,000
Vai'gulO' IrnilPius LB 35,140 120.45 +6.1 +4.9/A +0.5/B NL 200,000,000
PIMCOTotRetAdm b CI 31,439 10.95 +1.4 +5.0/E +8.0/A NL 1,000,000
VanguardTotBdAdml Cl 31,366 10.97 +0.2 +7.9/A +6.5/B NL 10,000
American Funds BalA m MA 30,715 18.85 +4.5 +6.2/A +3.0/B 5.75 250
American Funds FnlnvA m LB 30,175 37.18 +6.4 +2.1/C +1.4/A 5.75 250
Vanguard WelltnAdm MA 30,138 55.98 +4.8 +6.0/A +4.2/A NL. 50,000
Vanguard Totlntl d FB 29,949 13.84 +7.2 -9.9/C -2.5/B NL 8,000
Vanguard TotStllns LB 29,467 32.87 +6.4 +4.5/B +1.1/A NL 5,000,000
American Funds EurPacGrA m FB 29,035 37.05 +6.4 -9.1/B -0.5/A 5.75 250
American Funds NewPerspA m WS 27,706 27.50 +6.0 -2.8B +1.6/A' 5.75 250
PIMCOTotRetA m CI 26,135 10.95 +1.4 +4.8/E +7.8/A 3.75 1,000
Vanguard 5001nv LB 25,966 121.23 +6.1 +4.8/A +0.4/B NL 3,000
CA -Conservaltve Allocaton, Cl -IntennebiatTerm Bond, ES -Europe Stock FB -Foreign Lage Blend, FG -Foreign Largerewth, FV-Foeign
Large Value, IH -Wold Allocatio, LB -Lia Blend, LG -L4os roweh, LV -4 Value, MA -Mderate Altcato, MB 4 Bdpnd, MyV
Mdcs-p Value, SH -Specayie, WS -Wodd Stocl Totl etumn: Chng in with dividends reinvested. Rank: How fund peitonned vs
othe with same bjcltive: A l In top 20%, E Inbottom 20%. Min Init in m $ needed to nvest In fund.Source:Moingsar.

New York Stock Exchange

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Name DIv YId PE Chg %Chg Last
AES Corp ... ... 20 +.41 +10.3 13.06
AFLAC 1.32 2.8. 10 +4.73 +10.7 47.91
AKSteel .20 2.2 ... +,16 +12.2 9.27
AT&T Inc 1.76 5.8 16 +.44 +.9 30.51
AbtLab 1.92 3.4 19 +.33 -.8 55.76
AberFitc .70 1.6 17 -.48 -8.9 44.51
Accenture 1.35 2.4 16 +2.56 +4.8 55.81
AMD ... ... 5 +.76 +18.9 6.42
Aetna .70 1.6 9 -+.04 +3.7 43.74
Agilent .40 1.0 14 +1.94 +17.4 '41.00
AlcatelLuc ... ... ... +.26 +28.2 2.00
Alcoa .12 1.2 15 +.37 +17.6 10.17
Allstate .84 2.8 44 +.85 +8.8 29.83
AlphaNRs ... ... 46 -.28 -2.5 19.91
Altria 1.64 5.7 17 -.26 -3.2 28.70
AMovilLs .28 1.2 11 +1.15 +3.3 23.34
AEagleOut .44 3.2 15 +.84 -9.7 13.81
AEP 1.88 4.6 11 -.36 -.7 41.01
AmExp .72 1.4 12 +.28 +6.1 50.04
AmlntlGrp ... ... ... +.70 +10.6 25.65
Anadarko .36 .5 ... +1.01 +3.5 79.02
AnalogDevl.00 2.5 14 +3.16 +11.2 39.78
Annaly 2.43 14.7 8 +.14 +3.6 16.54'
Apache .60 .6 9 +4.11 +6.9 96.80
ArcelorMit .75 3.6 16 +1.59 +15.9 21.08
ArchCoal .44 3.2 12 -.26 -4.4 13.87
'A-chDan '.70 2.3 9 +.87 +5.0 30'.04,
ATMOS 1.38 4.2 14 +.27 -2.4 32.56
Avon .92 5.0 11 +1.06 +6.4 18.58
BB&TCp .64 2.3 15 +.26 +9.2 27.49
BHP BilILt 2.02 2.6 ... +3.20 +10.6 78.15
BakrHu .60 1.2 13 +1.26 +1.3 49.28
BcoBrades .80 4.3 ... +.89 +10.7 18.45
BcoSantSA .84 10.8 ... +.57 +3.1 7.75
BcoSBrasil 1.50 16.1 ... +.62 +14.5 9.32
BcpSouth .04 .3 26 -.65 +5.9 11.67
BkofAm .04 .6 ... +.46 +27.2 7.07
BkNYMel .52 2.4 10 -.17 +6.9 21.28
Barclay .36 2.6 ... +1.58 +26.9 13.95
Bar iPVix ... ... ... -3.07 -20.0 28.42
BarrickG .60 1.3 10 -2.51 +1.3 45.83
Baxter 1.34 2.5 14 +1.38 +6.5 52.68
BeazerHm ......... -.02 +21.0 3.00
BerkH B ... ... 17 +2.14 +4.7 79.91
BestBuy .64 2.6 9 +.71 +7.0 25.00
Boeing 1.76 2.3 15 +.92 +3.0 75.52
BostonSci ... ... 17 +.46 +12.0 5.98
BrMySq 1.36 4.2 '16 -1.15 -7.3 32.65
CBREGrp... ... 22 +.84 +17.3 17.86
CBSB .40 1.4 16 +.29 +3.3 28.04
CSX s .48 2.1 14 -.12 +8.4 22.82
CVS Care .65 1.5 17 +.78 +4.9 42.77
CblvsNY s .60 4.1 12 +.61 +2.5 14.58
CabotO&G .16 .3 52 -6.01 -19.5 61.12
Calpine ... ... ... -.66 -8.5 14.95
Cameco g .40 ...... +2.81 +27.4 22.99
Cameron ... ... 22 +2.12 +8.5 53.35
CdnNRs gs .36 ...... +1.47 +3.1 38.51
CapOne .20 .4 7 -2.86 +8.8 46.03
CareFusion ... ... 19 +.68 -7.5 23.51
Carnival 1.00 3.2 13 -2.72 -3.3 31.56
Caterpillar 1.84 1.7 .16 +3.62 +16.6 105.64
Cemex ... ... ... +.79 +19.3 6.43
CenterPnt .81 4.3 14 -.28 -6.4 18.81
CntryUnk 2.90 7.6 17 +1.36 +2.0 37.95
ChesEng .35 1.7 6 -.45 -6.0 20.96
Chevron 3.24 3.0 8. +.80 +.5 106.89
Chimera .51 17.5 6 +.15 +15.9 2.91
Cigna .04 .1 10 +.53 +9.9 46.14
Citigrprs .04 .1 8 -1.10 +12.7 29.64
Coach .90 1.4 21 +2.82 +6.2 64.84
CocaCola 1.88 2.8 13 +1.10 -2.7 68.09
ColgPal 2.32 2.6 18 +1.06 -3.7 89.00
Comerica .40 1.4 14 +.14 +14.7 29.58
ConAgra .96 3.5 16 +.21 +2.5 27.06
ConocPhil 2.64 3.7 9 +.86 -2.3 71.20
ConsolEngy .40 1.2 12 -1.31 -10.0 33.02
ConEd 2.42 4.1 16 -.42 -5.3 58.76
ConstellEn .96 2.7 16 -.24 -9.3 35.99

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AresCap 1.44
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Broadcom .36
BrcdeCm ..
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.8 15 +3.04 +8.8 40.35
... ... +1.09 +10.3 8.26
... ...+12.51 +10.3 190.93
19.3 4 +.65 +3.3 29.00
... 3 +.56 +17.7 7.92
2.1 17 +1.97 +8.3 69.57
... 15--2.58 +1.4 54.61
... 15 +.49 +3.8 420.30
2.6 9 +.97 +16.4 12.47
9.1 10 -.20 +1.9 15.75
... 39 +3.18 +21.5 22.51
... 9 +1.63 +25.3 10.15
... 30 +3.12 +15.5 35.04
1.4 15 +2.24 +17.2 33.81
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CSVellVSt s..
Cummins 1,60
DCTIndl .28
DDRCorp .48
DR Horton .15
DTE 2.35
Deere 1.64
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Disney .60
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DowChm 1.00
DukeEngy 1.00
DukeRlty .68
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Eaton s 1.36'
EIPisoCp- .04
EmersonEl 1.60
EnCana g .80
ExcoRes .16
Exelon 2.10
ExxonMb 1.88
FstHorizon .04
FirstEngy 2.20
FordM .20
FMCG s 1.00
Gafisa SA .29
Gannett .32
Gap .45
GenGrPrp .40
GenMills 1.22
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Hertz ..
Hess. .40
HewlettP .48
HomeDp 1.16
Honwillntl 1.49
HostHotls .20
Huntsmn .40
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iShBraz 1.50
iShGer .67
iSh HK .41
iShJapn .20
iSTaiwn .47
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iShEMkts .81
iShB20 T 3.93
iSEafe. 1.71
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Cree Inc
Ctrip.com ..
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DonlleyRR 1.04
DryShips .12
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Fortinets ..
FrontierCm .75
FultonFncI .24
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GreenMtC ...
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Name Div YId PE Chg %Chg Last
iShREst 2.17 3.7 +1.32 +3.9 59.01
ITW 1.44 2.8 13 +2.10 +10.2 51.47
IngerRd .64 1.9 ... +.07 +11.6 34.01
IBM 3.00 1.6 14 +9.36 +2.5 188.52
IntlGame .24 1.4 18 -.76 -2.8 16.72
IntPap 1.05 3.2 11 +.97 +9.7 32.46
Interpublic .24 2.3 12 -.01 +8.1 10.52
Invesco .49 2.2 12 +.82 +11.7 22.44
ItauUnibH .82 3.9 +1.27 +13.7 21.10
IvanhMg ... ......-.74 +7.8 19.10
JPMorgCh 1.00 2.7 8 +1.44 +12.4 37.36
Jabil .32 1.4 13 +1.96 +17.0 23.00
JanusCap .20 2.7 8 +.54 +17.3 7.40
Jefferies .30 1.9 12 +.11 +16.4 16.00
JohnJn 2.28 3.5 16 +.01 -.5 65.27
JohnsnCtl .72 2.3 13 -3.55 +.8 '31.50
JnprNtwk ... ... 24 +1.94 +12.6 22.99
KB Home .25 2.7 ... -+.48 +38.5 9.31
Keycorp .12 1.4 8 -.01 +7.9 8.30
Kimco .76 4.2 82 +.90 +11.6 18.12
Kinross g .12 1.2 14 -2.44 -10.4 10.21
KodiakOg ... ... 44 +.09 -2.2 9.29
Kohls 1.00 2.1 11 +.40 -4.0 47.37
Kraft 1.16 3.0 21 +.90 +3.5 38.67
LSI Corp ... ... 13 +.41 +18.7 7.06
LVSands ... ... 27 +.41 +8.7 46.46
LennarA .16 .7 46 +.05 +12.3 22.06
ULillyEli 1.96 4.9 9 -.13 -4.2 39.81
LincNat .32 1.4 7 +1.43 +15.9 22.50
LaPac ... ... ... +.45 +14.3 9.22
LyonBasA'1.00 2.5 7 +.99 +22.8 39.90
MEMC ..: .. +.19 +17.3 4.62

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MFA Fncl 1.00 14.4 7 +.04 +3.6 6.96
MGIC ... ... ... -.13 +13.1 4.22
MGM Rsts ... .... +.29 +21.2 12.64
Macys .80 2.3 13 +.96 +9.9 35.38
MagHRes ... ......-.24 +4.1 5.61
Manitowoc .08 .7 ,,, +1.19 +32.8 12.20
ManpwrGp .80 1.9 +3.60 +16.1 41.50
Mariulifeg .52 +.85 +17.5 12.48
MarathnOs .60 1.9 7 +1.57 +9.5 32.04
MarathPn 1.00 2.7 ,,, +4.14 +11.7 37.17
MktVGold .15 .3 ... -1.87 +1.5 52.18
MktVRus .58 2.0 ... +1.11 +8.6 28.93
MarlntA .40 1.1 68 +1.31 +19.4 34.84
MarshM .88 2.8 19 +.26 ... 31.63
Masco .30 2.4 ... +.32 +18.4 12.41
McDrmlnt ... ... 15 +.59 +6.2 12.22
MedcoHIth ... ... 18 +1.81 +11.5 62.34
Medtmic. .97 2.4 13 +1.29 +4.4 39.94
Merck 1.68 4.3 14 +.88 +4.0 39.20
MetLife .74 2.0 10 +1.11 +16.6 36.35
MetroPCS ... ... 14 +.37 +.5 8.72
Molycorp .... ... 29 +.23 +20.6 28.92
Monsanto 1.20 1.5 25 +.46 +14.2 80.05
MorgStan .20 1,1 16 +1.76 +21.5 18.39
Mosaic .20 .4 10 -.17 +9.1 55.01
NCR Corp ... ... 12 +1.25 +8.1 17.79
NRG Egy... ... 14 -1.54 -10.9 16.15
NYSE Eur 1.20 4.4 11 +.70 +5.2 27.45
Nabors 12 -.43 -1.9 17.01
NatGrid 3.00 6.2 ... +.11 -.1 48.41
NOilVarco .48 .6 17 +1.69 +10.0 74.80
NwOriEds ... ... ... -1.95 -3.2 23.27

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City of Lake City, Florida, 205 N
Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida
32055 until Thursday, February 9,
2012 at 11:00 A.M. All bids will be
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January 22, 2012
Sealed bids will be accepted by the
City of Lake City, Florida, 205 N
Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida
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January 22, 2012

020 Lost & Found

Lost small 6-year old beagle,
responds to Maggie. Went missing
from Defender Dr in Lake City on
1/14/2012. She is tri-colored, but
is mostly black, has a lazy left eye
and a small cyst on her right rear
hip. Reward offered, please call

ioo Job
100 Job
MECHANIC for busy truck shop.
Experience required with own
tools. Southern Specialized


(ladies wear factory outlet)
Lake City Mall
is looking for
Days, nights, and weekends.
Flexible hours a necessity.
Competitive wages, discount,
Apply in person at store
location Retirees are
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Sales Position available for
motivated individual Rountree -
Moore Toyota, Great benefits, paid
training/vacation. Exp. a plus but
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224 Days Tenure Track
Conduct the leading experience in the
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Computer literate. Teaching experience.
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Human Resources
Florida Gateway College
149 S.E. College Place
Lake City Fl 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314
Fax (386) 754-4814
E-Mail: humanr(afac.edu
FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southem Associaton of Colleges and Schools.
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and

Land Clearing

Back Hoe, Dozer, Chopping, root
raking, bush hog, seeding, sod,
disking, site prep, ponds &
irrigation. Free Est! 386-623-3200


Other court approved forms-

100 Job
100 Opportunities

Meridian Behavioral
Healthcare Inc.
Please visit our website to view
current open opportunities
and to apply online :
Meridian is an active partner
with the National Health
Service Corps
For its Student Loan Forgive-
ness program. Licensed Clini-
cians who serve in our approved
locations may qualify for up to
$60k in Student Loan forgive-
ness for F/T 2yr commitment.
LCSW or Certified Behavioral
Analyst Preferred
* Case Management
* Master's Therapist in
Methadone Clinic
* Master's Therapist in
Medical Services

* RN full-time Lake City CSU
* Recovery Specialist
(Direct Care)
To see our current openings in
Mental Health and to apply
online, please go to:
EOE, DFWP, E-Verify

COOK Part-time. Must have,
experience and able to work
evenings and weekends. Please
apply Baya Pointe Nursing &
Rehab Center, 587 SE Ermine
Ave., Lake City, F1 32025

2 DETAILERS needed.
Experienced only. Apply in person
between 10a-4p at North Florida
Auto Agencies. Across from ABC
liquor. No phone calls please.
Gateway Baptist Church is
accepting apps for paid nursery
workers. Must be at least 18 yoa &
pass a background ck. Must be
available Sun mornings & eve-
nings, Wed. evenings & for other
events as needed. Aps available at
3252 SW ST Rd. 247, LC or email
Janitorial Service needs
responsible person to work
nights. Must have own
transportation references and clean
background. 386-984-0530
OTR Class A driver wanted.
Good pay, Volvo trucks. Go to
www.TravaBros.com under
section drivers and submit your
info. No calls please.
RECEPTIONIST, Computer skills
required, reply to: P.O. Box 7246,
Lake City, FL 32055
Sales Help at Florida Visitors
Center. Benefits, hourly wage
plus commission. Excellent
opportunity with National
company. Westgate Resorts.
Call Ed. 904-540-2314 or
Connie 386-344-0082



Process payments, prepare daily
bank deposits, administer petty cash
and change fund requests, balance
daily deposit with computer balance,
assist students with account
inquiries and general questions.
Minimum Qualifications: High school
graduate plus three years business
office, cash handling and/or
customer service experience. A high
school equivalency diploma from
the State Department of Education
may be substituted for high school
graduation. Special consideration
will be given to applicants with an
Associate Degree or Certificate in a
related area. Knowledge of business
arithmetic. Knowledge of basic
business practices and procedures.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, and
Outlook. Skill in use of a calculator
and cash register. Knowledge of
multi-line phone system.
Salary: $21,612 annually, plus
Application Deadline: 2/6/12
College employment application
required. Position details and
applications available on web at:
Human Resources
Florida Gateway College
149 S.E. College Place
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314
Fax (386) 754-4814
E-Mail: humanr(a)fac.edu
FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges
ofthe Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education
and Employment

12 Medical
120 Employment

Physical Thrapy Center hiring a
Physical Therapist/Physical
Therapist's Assistant or Rehab
Aide. F/T or P/T.
Hands-on training w/some exp.
preferred. Personal training or
fitness background a plus. Basic
knowledge of anatomy and
exercises are a MUST.
Candidate must be confident,
have good people skills,
great attitude and be willing to
learn. Extreme motivation
promotes rapid growth. Send
resume to: pta714@hotmail.com
or fax to 386-755-3165.

Gainesville Women's Center
For Radiology
Arlene Weinshelbaum, M.D.
TECH wanted full time,
for private Radiology office.
AART & Mammography
certification req. Fax resume to:
Tracy: (352)331-2044

needed. Full Time position
M-F 9:00 5:00pm Lake City
Office. Salary Commensurate with
experience. Please fax resume to:
386-752-3122 or email to

Director 6f Allied Health
Programs (RN) wanted at North
Florida Community College.
See www.nfcc.edu for details.

MA CNA Medical office.
2 years exp. required! Phlebotomy
required! Send resume to P.O. Box
805 Lake City, Florida 32056

240 Schools &
S Education

Interested in a Medical Career?
Express Training offers
courses for beginners & exp
Nursing Assistant, $479
next class-01/23/10

Phlebotomy national certifica-
tion, $800 next class-03/12/12,

Continuing education
Fees incl. books, supplies, exam
fees. Call 386-755-4401 or

A ** *
Teach accounting classes, general
business classes, and advise students
in class selections. Prepare and
schedule teaching materials relevant to
the instruction of accounting. Prepare,
review, and update course outlines;
syllabi and assessments. Meet -
scheduled classes and use scheduled
classroom time appropriately. Maintain
accurate student records. Recruit
students to business major. Minimum
Qualifications: Master's degree in
business/accounting with at least 18
graduate hours in accounting. Qualified
to teach a wide variety of freshman,
and sophomore business/ accounting
classes. Ability to teach managerial
and financial accounting, general
bookkeeping, and online accounting
courses. Desirable Qualifications: CPA
and Second Teaching Field.
Experience with or willingness to
develop distance-learning classes.
Teach undergraduate courses in micro
and macro economics. Prepare and
schedule teaching materials relevant to
instruction; prepare, review, and
update course outlines, syllabi and
tests. Meet scheduled classes and use
scheduled classroom time
appropriately. Maintain accurate
student records. Recruit students to
business major. Advise students in
class selections. Minimum
Qualifications: Master's degree with.
minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in
economics prefix courses. Computer
literate. Ability to teach course within
economics. Proven ability to use
technology in the teaching of courses.
Ability to present information in a
coherent manner and the ability to
fairly evaluate student retention of that
information. Ability to work well with
others. DQesirable Qualifications:
College teaching experience. Minimum
of 18 graduate hours in discipline other
than economics (e.g. history, political
science, geography, math, etc.). Ability
'to teach online courses.
164 Duty Days Tenured Track
To Commence Fall 2012
Salary: Based on degree and
experience, plus benefits.
Application Deadline: 2/16/12
Persons interested should provide College
application, vita, and photocopies of
transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be
submitted with official translation and
Position details and applications available on
web at: www.fqc.edu
Human Resources
Florida Gateway College
149 S.E. College Place
Lake City Fl 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314
Fax (386) 754-4814
F .4- il hi.'-1 nr_- f -- ,- .
Southern Association ofColleges and Schools.
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Educt.ion and EmIpVmenI

310 Pets & Supplies

2 FEMALE 8 moth old
Rottweiler/Bullmastiff pups.
CKC. Parent on site. FREE to
Good Home. 386-984-6796
German Shepherd AKC Czech
pups w/health cert/shots. Excellent
temperament,superior quality &
socialized. Parents on site. $575
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 eternal
parasites. Many species of wild-
life must be licensed by Florida
Fish and Wildlife. If you are
unsure, contact the local
office for information.

402 Appliances

18-20 cu ft.
Very clean. $250. obo.

KENMORE Front Load white
washing machine. Works great.

403 Auctions

Surplus Property Auction for the
Columbia County School Board.
Saturday Jan 28 at 9am
2 IH66 pass buses, 1(98)&1(95)
IH34 pass busses with chair lifts.
92 Ford Taurus, tools, tables, desk
chairs, file cabinets, engine stand,
walk in refrigerator, walk in
freezer, coolers, stainless steel
tables and more. Term: Cash,
Check, VISA, MC. Directions
from downtown LC go N on US
441 for 2 miles to sale site on Left.
Inspection will be Fri Jan. 27
from 9-3 www.elrodauctions.com
(904)699-7067 AB 1698

407 Computers

DELL Computer,
386-755-9984 or

408 Furniture

2 CHEST of Drawers.
Both for $30.00

Brown Resin Wicker
Glider & Chair with cushions.
Steel frame. Like new. $125.
Fair Shape.
Swivel Patio chair

420 Wanted to Buy

We Buy Pine Hardwood &
Cypress. Large or small tracts.
Call 386-28%-6875.
Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans.
$300 & up CASH! Free Pick Up!
NO title needed !386-878-9260
After 5pm 386- 752-3648.

430 Garage Sales

MOVING SALE, Fri. 1/27 Sun.
1/29, 7-?, 832 S.W. Biscayne Gln,
off McFarlane, furn., housewares,
antiq. white wicker, stereo, misc.
All Yard Sale Ads
Must be Pre-Paid.

440 Miscellaneous

BISSEL Spot Cleaner machine.
Good condition.
Total Gym
with attachments
call 386-623-3202

450 Good Things
**5 to Eat

The Nut Cracker, Robert Taylor
Buy, sell, crack & shell pecans
2738 CR 252 W, Lake City 32024
Pinemount Rd/CR 252 Taylorville
386-963-4138 or 961-1420
The Pecan House in Ellisville
We buy, sell & crack Pecans.
Several good Varieties.

Set Yjoad sihts


Apply in person or online
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460 Firewood

Cut to order and delivered.
1/2 cord $75.00
386-243-1977 or 752-3771
It's Getting Colder!! Firewood
$65. Truck Load. we will call you
back. We deliver under 20 mi
$100 per load. Over 20 mi $120
per load. Joey 965-0288. Lv mess.

463 Buildin

4 sheets 1/2" plywood
12 pcs. 2"x 4"
$50.00 takes all.

630 8Mobile Homes
630 for Rent

2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo.
plus deposit. Water & sewer fur-
nished. Cannon Creek MHP
2/2 Units.
Free Water,
sewer and trash pickup.
3 BR/2 BA, 14 x 80, CH/A, water,
sewage & garbage included. Total
electric. 1st, last + dep., lease
required, $550 mo. 386-752-8978.
3/2 partially furnished MH
fenced 15 ac. in Suwannee Coun-
ty. SOme farman and animal main-
tance exp. desirable. Terms neg.
386-454-7139 or 305-216-9893
3/2 SW, just renovated, off 41 on
246 between 1-10 & 75,
$550 mo, $500 sec. NO PETS.
386-330-2316 or 386-266-3610
3BR/2BA SWMH on 1 acre in
Ellisville. Private lot
$460. mo 1st, last plus deposit.
Mobile Homes for rent in
White Springs, & Ft. White.
Contact 386-623-3404
or 386-397-2779

SMobile Homes
640 for Sale

2011 Blowout
4/2 Doublewide only $34,995
On your land or mine
Call John T 386-752-1452

Over 2000 sq ft.
of living area.
Only $61,900
Call 386-752-3743
Century 21, The Darby Rogers
Co. 752-6575. Beautiful Main-
tained DWMH, 5br/2ba on 1/2
acre. 12X24 workshop, fenced
.$105,000. MLS 77064
Hallmark Real Estate
4/3 DW w/14X76' porch on 5 ac.
in Ellisville area. 2 carports,
storage, fenced pasture. $99,900
#78295 Ginger Parker 365-2135
2006 Fleetwood Anniversary Ser-
ies. 3br/2ba plus bonus rm adjoins
master. Garden tub. South side of
Lake City. Ez commute to G'ville
MLS # 78411 $72,500 623-6896
Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473
Results Realty. 3/2 DWMH, .91
ac in Three Rivers Estates. Well
maintained that shows pride of
ownership. MLS 78905 $120,000
Bank Repo!! 3br/2ba Triplewide
$999 Down $377 month.
Call Paula 386-292-6290
4 used homes. We have pics and
can send. North Pointe Homes
Gainesville, (352)872-5566
Need a Home?
Bad Credit or No Credit?
Call 386-755-2132.
We Finance You
Must have Land.
NEW 2012
Call 386-7523743
I2br/lba set up
w/air $799 DOWN $179. mo!
Owner will Finance!
Call Kevin 386-719-5641
Large Dealer in NW Florida Shut
Their doors and we are
Liquidating THEIR Entire
Inventory! Example New & Never
lived in 2011, 32X64 Jacobson,
32X64, 4/2, WAS $89,788 NOW
Only $68,799. Including Free
Furniture, Full 5 year Warranty
and delivery & set up with Air.
8 to choose from like this!
North Pointe Homes,
Gainesville (352)872-5566.
Hurry 1st Come, 1st Serve.
ONLY $59,995
New 2012 4br/2ba 28X80 Inc.
Delivery, set up, A/C,
skirting & steps.
Call 386-752-1452
New 4br Doublewide!
Set up on your land
$0 Down/$329. mo
Call Kevin 386-719-6578
Give Away
$20,000 in Options FREE
All sizes
Palm Harbor Homes
New Home Stimulus
5K For Your Used Mobile Home-

Any Condition
800-622-2832 ext 210
Check out our Website

Take ADvantage of the
Reporter Classifieds!




n640 Mobile Homes
640 'for Sale

Don't Confuse a Cheap Price
for a Good Deal
Showcase Closeout
All Palm Harbor
Lot models
Make Dreams Happen!
Think Outside the Box!
Call one of our Sales People
Cathy, Charlie, Bo
Royals Homes
New 2012 Jacobson's Start at
$39,900 including del-set-AC-
skirting and steps. NO GAMES!
North Pointe Homes.
Gainesville, (352)872-5566
3 br/2ba w/Den, SBS Fridge!
One Owner! I Finance!
Call Kevin!
WE HAVE access to
New & Used Homes.
Call 386-755-8854 to make sure.-
You are getting your best deal

.6 0 Mobile Home
6 0 3 & Land
Affordable Lg. Home on 2 ac.,
being sold as is $59,900
MLS 74862 Brittany Stoeckert
Results Realty 386-397-3473

710 Unfurnished Apt.
7 0l iFor Rent

2/2 w/garage & washer/dryer
hookups. West side of town,
Call for details
2BR/1BA DUPLEX. $300 securi-
ty dep. $500. mo $150. Pet Depos-
it. Available now! 386-752-5389
or after 4:30p 386-752-6138
A Landlord You Can Love!
2 br Apts $550. & up + sec. Great
area. CH/A washer/dryer hookups.
Amberwood Hills Apts.
Private Patio area. Beautiful yard.
Washer/dryer hkup. Free water &
sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special.
386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com
Brandywine Apartments
Now Renting
1, 2, & 4 bedrooms, CH/A.
386-752-3033 W. Grandview Ave.
Equal housing Opportunity
TDD Number 1-800-955-8771
Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2
mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet
Friendly. Move in Special $99.
Pool, laundry & balcony.
386-754-1800. wwvw.myflapts.com
Duplex w/garage spacious, 2/1,
1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A,
$650 month & bckgmrd chk,
386-697-3248 or 352-377-7652
Eastside Village Realty, Inc.
Rental in 55+ neighborhood.
2 bedroom/I bath Duplex across
from Clubhouse. No Pets.
Call Denise.@ 386-752-5290
Great location W of 1-75, spacious
deluxe 2br apts., garage, W/D
hookup. patio. $600 & 700 & up,
+ Sec, 386-315-2509 or 965-5560
Greentree Townhouse
Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free
water & sewer. Balcony & patio.
Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90.
386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com
Move in Special from $199-$399.
1, 2 & 3 br apartments. Also, larg-
er 2/br. for $495. mo. Incl water.
386-755,2423 rigsbyrentals.com
NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled
1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living
room. $450. mo plus sec.
386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951

710 Unfurnished Apt.
7 For Rent

Redwine Apartments. Move in
special $99. Limited time. Pets
welcome, with 5 complexes,
we have a home for you.
386-754-1800. www.myflapts.com
The Lakes Apts. Studios & 1Br's
from $125/wk. Util. & cable incl.,
Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly
rates avail Call 386-752-2741
Wayne Manor Apts.
Move in $99. Spacious bedroom
washer/dryer. Behind Kens off
Hwy 90. 386-754-1800
Windsor Arms Apartments.
Move In Madness! $99. Move in!
2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free
200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.
386-754-1800. www.myflapts.com
Winter Special! 1/2 Price First
Month. Updated Apt, w/tile
floors/fresh paint. Great area.
From $395.+sec. 386-752-9626

7 0 Furnished Apts.
72U For Rent

Neat as a Whistle! lbr., utilities,
AC TV, Cable, micro, clean, quiet,
shady, Close to town. 41S,
$135 wk..386-755-0110
Rooms for Rent. Hillcrest, Sands,
Columbia. All furnished. Electric,
cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly
or monthly rates. 1 person $135,
2 persons $150. weekly
All utilities included & Cable,
$500 month + $300 sec. deposit.
Call 386-697-9950

7 0 'Unfurnished
J7 Home For Rent

lbr/1.5ba Country Cottage, Cathe-
dral ceilings, brick fireplace, wash-
er/dryer,1 ac fenced, private, some
pets, lease. 1st, last, sec, ref. Lake
City area $725 mo. Smoke Free
environment. 352-494-1989
2br Apartment.
Close to shopping.
$485. mo $485 dep.
2Br w/ Retreat & huge Family
Room. Porch, fenced,concrete
drive, carport. Turner Ave.
$800.mo Avail Jan. 386-256-6379
2BR/1BA Near FGC & Airport.
$450 mo.
Monday -Friday 8A-4P
3/2 Brick Home, fireplace, fenced
back yard, great room & in quiet
area. No pets. Rent w/option to
purchase available. 386-752-5035
X 3114 7 days 7-7 A Bar Sales
3BR/1BA w/CH/A, Located in the
country. Credit check required.
$500. mo. $500 Deposit
No Pets!!- 386-752-3225
4 BR/2BA in town on cul-de-sac,
good area, fenced yard, fireplace,
no pets, $900 mo., 1st + $900 sec.
4BR/2BA. Lake Access.
on 8 acres
$1,000 mo.
Call 386-752-3066
SWMH 2/2 in Wellborn,
$550 mo, and
$550 security.
386-365-1243 or 965-7534

750 Business &
5 Office Rentals

576 sq' $450/mth
900 sq' $600/mth
3568 sq' $2973/mth
8300 sq' $5533/mth
also Bank Building
Excellent Locations
Tom Eagle, GRI
(386) 961-1086 DCA Realtor

2 Business Offices For lease:
Approximately 1100sq ft each.
Located SE Baya Ave,
Call 386-755-3456 for info
FOR LEASE: 1100+/- sqft. Of-
fice Space beside the Red Barn on
Hwy 90. $750. mo. Please call
Steve for details. 850-464-2500

750 Business &
Office Rentals

For Rent or Lease: Former Doc-
tors office, Former professional
office & Lg open space: avail on
East Baya Ave. Competitive rates.
Weekdays 386-984-0622
evenings/weekends 497-4762
Office for Lease, was Dr's office
$8 sqft/2707 sqft
Oak Hill Plaza
Tom 961-1086, DCA Realtor

805 Lots for Sale

MLS#76668 Buildable lot.
High and dry.
Call Denise @386-752-5290
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 or 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
impairedss 1-800-927-9275.

810 Home for Sale

Hallmark Real Estate
A home for all seasons. Lg patio,
fireplace. 4/2 brick & cedar.
Just reduced $20,000 #71691
Janet Creel 386-719-0382
Hallmark Real Estate
Just Listed. 3/2 on a Terraced hill.
Brick w/fenced yard. All applian-
ces'. Owner-Financed offered. ,
#79683 Janet Creel 386-719-0382
Own a piece of history. Folk Vic-
torian in Wellborn. Includes triple-
wide MH. Total of 9 br's & 3ba.
Patti Taylor @ Access Realty
MLS # 71594 $149,900 623-6896
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
In town, 3/2 Concrete Block home,
fenced yard. $149, 900
MLS 71999, Elaine Tolar
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
3/2 in Woodcrest S/D.
$129,900 New AC in 2010.
Elaine K. Tolar. 755-6488
MLS# 75198

Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Wonderful home on Lake. 4/3
Fireplace, many upgrades. MLS
76085, Elaine Tolar 755-6488 or
Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887

Close to town. 2br/2ba, wood lam-
inate floors. Vaulted ceilings.
MLS 76928 $59,900
Century 21, The Darby Rogers
Co. 752-6575.
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Neat & Tidy remodeled 2/2 open
floor plan. MLS# 77943
$94,500 Mary Brown Whitehurst
Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473
Results Realty. Beautiful lot.
on the Suwannee.
Well & anerobic septic system.
MLS 78842 $45,000
Hallmark Real Estate
Investor/ist time buyer? Azalea
Park. 3br w/carport. Only $57,900.
Price pending short dale approval.
#79521 Robin Williams 365-5146
Callaway S/D, 3br/2ba. Well
maintained. Fenced back yard &
double car garage. $175,000
MLS 79567 Century 21, The
Darby Rogers Co. 752-6575.

810 Home for Sale .

Custon Built 3/2 on 1.37 ac in
High Springs. Real wood floors,
stainless steel appl.Screened lanai.
Patti Taylor @ Access Realty
MLS # 79601 $178,000 623-6896

Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Immaculate home on 10 + acres in
Wellborn. Tile floors, fenced, barn
w/workshop. $309, 900 MLS
79650. Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488

Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Excellent neighborhood. 4br/2ba.
2469 sqft on 1 + acres. $190,000
MLS 79654, Lori Giebeig
Simpson 386-365-5678

Century 21, The Darby Rogers
Co. 752-6575. 5br/4ba Custom
kitchen, screened inground pool.
Many upgrades on 5 ac. Many
extras. .$385,000. MLS 79688

3BR/2BA mfg home on 1-acre
in Providence Vlg $45,900
INC. 755-5110 #79669

w/lg great room, split floor plan
& 2-car garage $105,000
INC. 755-5110 #79634

Realty, Inc. 2 bedroom/2 bath.
1 car garage. Priced to sell.
Call Denise @386-752-5290

Contemporary Elegance.
MLS 79579 4br/3ba plush carpet
& so much more! $224,900
Century 21, The Darby Rogers
Co. 752-6575.

Century 21, The Darby Rogers
Co. 752-6575. 3/3 8.3 acres.
Has 14x30 workshop with electric.
MLS 79345 $199,900

NICE 3BR/2BA DWMH w/fenced
yard plus double carport &
wkshop $39,900 DANIEL
755-5110 #7078

ONLY $38,500 for 4BR/2BA
concrete block home; apply
TLC & make this house a home
INC. 755-5110 #79477

brick home newly renovated &
inground pool, fenced yard
AGENCY, INC. 755-5110 #79233

3BR/2BA home near schools
& shopping $28,500 DANIEL
755-5110 #77505*

820 Farms&
820 Acreage

4 acres, Wellborn, New Well
installed, Beautifully wooded
w/cleared Home Site, owner fin,
no down, $39,900, $410 mon
Call 352-215-1018

20 ac Wooded tract.
10 m iles from Cedar Key.
MLS 78886, $70,000.
Brittany Stoeckert
Results Realty. 386-397-3473

Owner Financed land with only
$300 down payment. Half to ten ac
lots. Deas Bullard/BKL Properties
386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com

830 Commercial
J Property

Hallmark Real Estate
Rental Investment. 4 duplexes
(8 apartments) All units are rented
and in good shape.
#69380 Janet Creel 719--0382

Hallmark Real Estate Camp-
ground/RV Park w/67 pull thrus,
cabins & mobile home. Showers,
clubhouse +2 story owner home.
#78793 Janet Creel 719-0382

860 Investment
860 Property

Great Investment in city limits.
Both units occupied.
MLS 79206 $50,000.
Brittany Stoeckert
Results Realty 386-397-3473

2 units w/ 2br/lba, 2 stories
w/balconies. MLS 79271,
$230,000., Brittany Stoeckert at
Results Realty. 386-397-3473

870 Real Estate

The Department of Veterans
Affairs', Lake City Medical
Director, is seeking to lease
8,800 to 9,000 net usable square
feet for a succeeding or new
lease for the Lake City
Administrative Office. The site
shall have adequate parking
for approximately 80 vehicles,
including 3 dedicated handicap-
ped parking spaces. The site
shall be handicapped accessible
in accordance with the Uniform
Federal Accessibility Standards
,(4 CFR 101-19.6, App A) and
shall conform to Federal Laws
& Regulations governing
Federal Leases, site renovations,
construction and fire codes. A
lease for up to 10 years will be
considered. Expected occupancy
is required by
To be considered, the space
shall be within the delineated
area and within walking distance
(1/8th of a mile) of Public .
Transportation. The delineated
area boundary is defined as':
North to: Intersection of U.S.
441 and County Road 100A
West to: Intersection of
Interstate 75 and U.S. Highway
90 South to: Intersection of
U.S. 41/441 and County Road
252 East to: Intersection of
State Road 100 and U.S. High-
way 90 Usable square feet does
not include such common
building areas as stairs,
elevators, mechanical and utility
rooms, ducts, shafts, vestibules,
public corridors, and public
toilets required by local code.
The Government is limited by
law (40 USC 278a, as Amended
10-1-81) to pay no rore than
the appraised fair rental value
for space. Please note: This
advertisement is NOT a solicita-
tion for offers, nor is it a request
for proposals. A solicitation for
.offers may be issued by the
Department of Veterans Affairs
at a later date. Interested parties
shall provide evidence that
properties are outside the 100
-year flood plain. A market
survey will be conducted by the
Department of Veterans
Affairs. For consideration,
please provide the following:
1) Site location;
2) Property description;
3) Total square footage;
4) Floor plans;
5) Photographs.
To be considered, interested
parties (owners, brokers or their
legal representatives) shall
provide a written statement from
the building owner stating
that the interested party has
the authority to represent
the building owner. The
aforementioned information
shall be submitted no later than
4 p.m. on February 6, 2012
to: Rachel Griner,
Contracting Officer
Department of Veterans Affairs,
Activity 8 SAO East
619 South Marion Avenue
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: 386-755-3016 EXT 3660
Email: Rachel.Griner@va.gov.

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Sunday, January 22, 2012


Section D




legacy of

J. Sterling


eebraska settler, J.
Sterling Morton,
is responsible
for our modem
celebration called
Arbor Day. After arriving on
the treeless frontier, he set
out to plant as many trees as
possible. We still recognize
the value of trees and observe
a nationwide Arbor Day.
Florida observes Arbor Day
on the third Friday of January,
coinciding with the best lime
of year to plant trees. Trees
have time to develop healthy
roots before the warm, dry
spring months arrive. During
prolonged dry spells, supple-
mental,water should be pro-
Many questions about
pruning and planting come
through my office during the
winter. Gardeners are more
than ready to prepare for
another growing season. One
or two months of brown are
more than enough,
January is the time to
plant deciduous fruit trees,
right along with shade and
ornamental trees. Pruning of
mature trees should be done
during the dormant season
after the danger of severe cold
has passed, but before flower-
ing begins. http://edis.ifas.ufl.
Camellias are in bloom, so
its a great time to go shopping
for just the right flower color
for your garden. Because its
also a good time to plant, add-
ing that special camellia now
is a 'win-win'. As February
rolls around and azaleas start
to bloom in the garden shops,
you can be a choosy shopper
February is a good month
to get your crepe myrtle
shaped up. To keep the
branches strong, prune them
at differing lengths so new
growth doesn't emerge from
mnobs'. Those 'knobs' on
branches will form if you
prune back to the same place
every year.
Take time in February to
prune and shape your roses,
too. For details, visit http://
pruning.pdf. After pruning,
apply fertilizer and mulch, and
your roses will begin bloom-
ing in another eight weeks.
Other summer bloomers such
as cassia, abelia and oleander
can be pruned right before the
leaves start to emerge. Wait
to prune spring bloomers,
however, such as dogwood,
redbud and spirea until after
they have bloomed.
Join me in a Back to Basics
workshop as we discuss topics
such as Edible Landscapes',
"Dooryard Fruit Trees', and
'Vegetable Gardens in North
Florida'. The Series starts on
the evening of February 28th.
Call your UF/IFAS Extension
Office at 752-5384 for more
UF/IFAS programs are
open regardless of race, creed,
color, religion, age, disability,
sex, sexual orientation, marital
status, national origin, political
opinions or affiliations.
D. Nichelle Demorest
is a horticulture agent
with the Columbia County
Extension of the University of

Florida Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences.

The Parker sisters display clumpS of theirhair that they are going to donate to help build a wig for others after their grandmother was diagnosed
with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia in 2008.


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Sisters, ages 7, 6 and
4, are spurred to
participate in Locks
of Love after see-
ing grandmother's

Most people
cringe when
they hear the
word "cancer"'
often explaining
it to young children as 'The C
Bailey Parker is a seven-year-
old who has chosen to help
her grandmother, whom she
affectionately calls "Granna,"
and other people fight cancer by
using the "L word" love.
Bailey has enlisted her two
younger sisters, Bracen and
Blair, and the three are taking
part in the Locks of Love pro-
gram, where they have donated
their hair to cancer patients
after learning their grandmother
was fighting the disease.
Joyce Henderson Taylor, the
girls' grandmother, has Chronic
Myelogenous Leukemia (CML),
a cancer of the white blood
cells. Taylor's daughter and the
girls' mother, Jamie Parker, said
Taylor was diagnosed in May
2008. Parker said there is no
cure for CML and its patients
normally have a life span of
three to five years after diagno-
Bailey led the charge in the
three children participating
in the Locks of Love program
and donating their hair to the
program for cancer victims. The
girls had their haircuts on Jan.
12 for the program.
Bailey, 7, Bracen, 6, and Blair,
4, are the three daughters of
Wes and Jamie Parker-and the
granddaughters of Cindy and

Joyce Henderson Taylor (from left) is seen with her grandchildren
Bracen, Bailey and Blair at Taylor's birthday celebration.

Wayne Duke and James and
Virginia Shaffer.
Bailey said she learned about
the Locks of Love program
while watching a documentary
on TLC.
'We saw this girl that had no
hair and it was really sad for
her," she said, in a serious voice
for a seven-year-old. 'To help I
wanted little kids and other peo-
ple not to have cancer. I wanted
to donate my hair to help the
kids that have cancer so they
could have hair."
Parker said her daughters

associate cancer and cancer
awareness with her mother.
"Cancer is a big issue in our
family because my mother has
cancer," she said. "Anything
that you hear about cancer, the
kids kind of pick up on because
they've linked cancer to their
grandmother. When Bailey saw
that kids got cancer, it really
touched her because some of
the children don't have hair
because of the treatments. She
really got adamant about want-
ing to donate her hair to another

The hair is often used to
make wigs for the children.
Parker said she and her hus-
band have sat the girls down
and talked with them about can-
cer and how it impacts people
and makes them sick.
"Bailey wanted to donate
her hair because she saw that
she could make a difference,"
Parker said. "They just wanted
to help some little girl smile like
they do."
Parker said she supported the
girls as they spoke to her about
getting their hair cut for the
"I cried when they cut their
hair, but I cried more because
of the fact that I felt like my kids
so much more grown up that
they actually are, making a big
step like that at ages, 7, 6, and 4
years old," Parker said. "I cried
because I felt proud because
.they wanted to help someone
else. I guess as kids there are
a lot of ways they don't feel like
they can make a difference in
Bailey was with Taylor on
the day Taylor learned she had
cancer. Since then the girls have
taken on adult-sized roles in
trying to deal with the illness,
but their curiosity as children
comes out at times.
Taylor said the girls ask her
questions about the medicines,
how she's feeling and they even
say "Granna" walks like a pen-
"Sometimes they'll get up and
walk like I walk," she said. "It's
cute in some ways and sad in
others. I've been through all the
emotions you can feel just
trying to make memories."
Taylor said the efforts of her
granddaughters have served
as an inspiration as she battles
'They're the ones that make
me fight like I do to keep on,"
she said. "They're the ones that
a lot of times when I've just
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Adopted kids mini-ambassadors

when Lunar New Year arrives

By Leanne Italie
Associated Press
NEW YORK With its
fireworks, family reunions
and feasts, Lunar New Year
is the longest and most
important celebration for
millions around the world.
For kids adopted from
China, it holds special mean-
ing. Lunar New Year makes
them mini-ambassadors of
a culture they know little
about firsthand.
There's no official hand-
book on how far parents of
internationally adopted chil-
dren should go to'celebrate
their kids' birth cultures,
but marking Lunar New
Year Year of the Dragon
begins Jan. 23 is usually
one of those times for Asian
Their parents decorate
front doors, throw dump-
ling-making parties and
stuff red envelopes with
money. They clean their
homes at the start of the
15-day celebration and hang
red lanterns at the finish..
Others keep it simple, shar-
ing dim sum with friends
at a restaurant or watching
dragons dancing at parades
in Chinese enclaves in their
cities and towns.
The approach shifts and
changes as their children
grow. Some question wheth-
er they've done enough.
Some do nothing at all.
"In south Louisiana, we're
definitely ambassadors to
the Chinese culture," said
Jan Risher in Lafayette. She
and her husband have a
10-year-old from China.
"When she was younger,
I tried to do more of the
outward Chinese cultural
things, like decorations
and cooking specific dump-
lings," Risher said. "But

in this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012 photo, Shannon Patterson, right, and her husband Rich:
Patterson watch their daughter Sophie Patterson, 4 and a half, as she plays with a Chinese
Lion Dance toy at their home in Vancouver, B.C. Lunar New Year, which reunites families
around the world, does the same for the Pattersons. They take in Vancouver's Chinese New
Year parade and share dim sum with six other local families with whom they traveled to China
to pick up their babies.

now that she's a little older,
we mainly talk about China,
its history and customs, and
even its politics so that she
can try and wrap her head
around why she's here.
She's a deep thinker."
Karen Burgers in north-
ern New Jersey has two
girls from China, ages
10 and 5. They wear silk
Chinese dresses and nibble
vegetable lo mein, oranges
and fortune cookies she
brings in to school for the
new year.
"I've certainly failed to
promote an authentic expe-
rience," Burgers said, "but
the children get the gist,
enjoy the festivity and learn
a little about the culture.".
Rich Patterson and his

wife are in Vancouver,
British Columbia, home to
a Chinese New Year parade
that drew more than 50,000
people last year. The holi-
day, which reunites families
around the world, does the
same for the Pattersons. .
They take in the parade
and share dim sum with
six other local families
with whom they traveled
to China to pick up their
babies. Patterson's daugh-
ter is now 4 1/2.
'"This year, as a first, we
fused Christmas decorations
with Chinese New Year dec-
orations at our daughter's
request," he said.
That meant a bright red
and yellow dragon was nes-
tled .in Christmas garland


front and center above their
The symbolism and
superstitions surrounding
the new year are steeped
in more than 5,000 years of
Chinese history. Here's a
sampler of popular customs
among parents looking to
celebrate the birth cultures
of their adopted kids.
The dragon is the fifth and
mightiest position in the
Chinese Zodiac. For adopt-
ed kids, knowing one's birth.
animal is a casual connec-
tion, though the convoluted
zodiac includes many other
elements taken far more
seriously in Asia. ,
."My kids love to hear
about the Chinese Zodiac,"
said Heather Mayes
Gleason in Takoma Park,
Md. She has a 5-year-old
girl from China and a bio-

logical 3-year-old son.
"With Chinese adoption,
you know very little about
your child's history, but you
create their future. And I
guess that is really what
Chinese New Year is about,"
Gleason said.
Before the new year, sweep
away any bad luck from the
previous year. Hair. is cut
before the new year and
children wear new clothes
to represent a new begin-
For. Myra Cocca in cen-
tral Indiana, it's harder as
her kids have grown older
and busier to observe the
traditions they loved when
they were small. Her son,
adopted from South Korea,
is now 11. When' he was
little, she dressed him in a
traditional garment called
a hanbok for new year's.
Today, "sometimes we're
not home during the holi-
day, so we have not always
marked the occasion," she
RED: The color is promi-
nent in banners bearing
holiday sayings in Chinese
letters and decorative paper
cutouts placed on doors and
windows to scare away evil
spirits and bad luck, along
with gold and orange to
symbolize wealth and hap-
piness in the year to come.
Lucky red envelopes with
crisp new bills are given
to children. Some parents
slip in candy instead. Risher
has taken the color red fur-
ther than most: "I've given
everyone in my family red
underwear!" ,
DUMPLINGS: Crescent-
shaped dumplings are eaten
ahead of New Year's Day in
China. In northern China,
they are prepared for mid-
night nibbling the night
before. The shape evokes
coins in ancient China and
eating the dumplings is a
bid for good financial tid-

How does Piper, Risher's
10-year-old, feel about
dumplings and celebrating,
the new year? "I come from
China and it's important
to me that our family still
celebrates some of my cul-
ture, too," she said. '"That's
where I'm from."
longer the better to fos-)
ter a long life. New year's
food traditions vary wide-
ly around the world, but
main dishes of fish, duck
or chicken are prepared
whole because using scis-
sors and knives is consid-
ered unlucky. That means
pasta is uncut. It's become a
rallying cry for some in the
adoption community: "Long
noodles, long life!"
ancient beliefs exist about
why fireworks play a major
role in the new year. One is
that loud noise scares away
evil spirits and bad luck.
That's why Burgers brings
sheets of bubble wrap to
her kids' school. '"The bub-
ble wrap is loudly stomped
upon as the children parade
around the room wearing a
dragon head costume."
The 15th day of the new
year is marked by parties
where decorative red lan-
terns are hung indoors and
out. Lantern making proj-
ects are a cottage industry
for adoptive families online.
Kate Eastman and her
husband recently moved
from Maine to Anacortes,
Wash., so their '9-year-
old daughter from China
could be closer to authentic
Asian influences within an
hour's travel to Vancouver
or Seattle. Lantern making
is one of those things they
love to do.
Cali's room is also full of
Chinese dolls, 'books arid
other reminders of her heri-

Venzant Coker and Lois & Dale Jefferson
of Lake City and Sanderson, announce the
engagement and approaching marriage of
their daughter, Yalon Lea Coker of Lake
City, to Jerry Woods, Jr. of Glen St. Mary,
son of Bobbie Nell Woods and Jerry &
Mary Woods of Jonesville, La. The bride
is also the daughter of the late Leroy
Thomas, Jr.
The wedding is planned for 4 p.m.


Daniel and Michelli Whidden of Parrish,
Fla. announce the engagement and
approaching marriage of their daughter,
Whitney Michelli Whidden of Fort White,.
Fla. to Cody Ryan Barrs of Fort White,
Fla., son of Mark and Kathy Barrs of Lake
The wedding is planned for 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 3, Gainesville, Fla. A
reception will follow.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Palmetto
High School Class of 2006. She is currently
attending Santa Fe College in Gainesville
enrolled in the ASN program. She is
employed at the Health Center of Lake
The groom is a graduate of Columbia
High School Class of 2004. He is a state

Saturday, March 10 at Faith Bible Church,
Sanderson, Fla. A private reception is to
The bride-elect is a graduate of Columbia
High School Class of 2000, and ake City
Community College 2008. She is employed
at ResCare, Inc. as a registered nurse.
The groom is a graduate of Block High
School Class of 1993, and Delmar College
.Class of 2000. He is employed at Baker
Correctional Institution as a correctional

C-WORD: Cancer doesn't slow family

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wanted to lay there and
be sick with, they would
come in and 'Granna, I'm
.hungry' and I would get
up. They're the main rea-
son I'm kicking and going
I'm sure them and
Taylor said she doubted
her granddaughters would
have known about cancer
had- she not been battling

the disease.
"They probably would
have heard the word, but
they probably would not
have experienced all the
stuff that they've gone
through and seen," she
Wes and Jamie Parker
both grew up as the only
child in their families
and Jamie said cancer

could rob them and their
children of memories
they could make with her
"This cancer itself is an
ugly disease and it doesn't
discriminate based on age
or race," she said. "It's
just a horrible, nasty little
thing that creeps into peo-
ple's lives and can destroy
it in just a few moments."

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Birth announcements

Haylynn Emma Brown

Brandi Downng and Ryan Brown of Lake
City announce the birth of their daughter,
Haylynn Emma Brown on Dec. 12, 2011 in
Lake Shore Hospital, Lake City.
She weighted 8 pounds, 8 onces and
measured 19 inches. She joins big sister,
Kaleigh, age 9.
Grandparents are Glenda & Glenn
Buckner, Sue and Jim Little, Mike and
Susan Downing, and the late Ronnie
Brown. Great-grandparents are Barbara
Milton, Meriam Oaks, Mareter -Roberts,
and Jane Zygarlowski.

Matthew Brady Rickles

Billy and Sandi Rickles of Lake City
announce the birth of their son, Matthew
Brady Rickles on Nov. 28, 2011 in North

Florida Regional, Gainesville.
He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and
measured 20 1/2 inches'.
He joins brother, Riley, age 5, and sis-
ters, Ashley, age 13 and Haley, age 3.
Paternal grandparents are Kathy Rickles
and the late Bill Rickles. Maternal grand-
parents aer Sandra Ratcliff and the late S.T


Haylynn Emma Brown

Brandi Downing and Ryan Brown of
Lake City announce the birth of their
daughter Haylynn Emma Brown Dec. 12,
2011 in Lake Shore Hospital, Lake City. She
weighed eight pounds, eight ounces and
measured 19 inches. She joins big sister
Kaleigh, 9. Grandparents are Glenda and
Glenn Buckner, Sue and Jim Little, Mike
and Susan Downing, and the late Ronnie
Brown. Great grandparents are Barbara
Milton, Meriam Oaks, Mareter Roberts
and Janet Zygarlowski.


Engagement Package

Page Editor: Emogene Graham 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & CROSSWORD SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2012


Common courtesy turns drive-

through lane into smooth ride

DEAR ABBY: I hope you
can help me pass along
some tips on drive-through
etiquette to your readers. J
work in the fast food industry,
and on behalf of my fellow
workers, may I dish out the
Please have a general idea
of what you'd like BEFORE
you reach'the speaker. The
corporate office has us on a
timer, which starts ticking as
soon as you pull up.
Please be patient We know
you're tired of waiting behind
the car ahead of you, but
we're trying our best to make
sure you get quality food.
If you have a large order or
a special request, please come
inside to order if possible.
The people in the car behind,
you are waiting for their food,
Speak clearly (but don't
yell!) into the speaker. Also,
although it may seem cute to
you, I can barely understand
your 4-year-old when she asks
Sme for her kiddie meal.
If you can't hear yourself
over your car radio, I can't
either. But if you're talking on
your cellphone or to someone
in your vehicle, I CAN hear
you and I've heard some
wild stuff.
If it's raining, please turn
off your windshield wipers
before you reach my window.
Otherwise, I get splashed.
Finally, PLEASE treat me
with respect! Yes, I know I
"only" work the drive-through
at your local burger joint,

Abigail Van Buren

but you want that burger,
don't you? WORKING THE
WINDOW: I hope your letter
will be taken to heart because
it deserves to be. Personnel
in the food service business
often must deal with cus-
tomers who aredless than at-.
their best people who are
stressed, hungry and more
- but that's no excuse to
treat the server rudely. Your
suggestions are good ones,
to which I would add that
"please" and "thank you" are
always appreciated.
Now, may I please have a
double with extra-crispy fries?
Thank you.
** ** **
DEAR ABBY: I am a single
mom raising two kids. I work
and also attend college full
time. Every day we hear so
many stories about what's
wrong with the world, it
makes it difficult to appreciate
the good in society.
Sometimes it's hard for
me to make my paycheck
stretch throughout the entire
week. The other day, I was

at the store and had just
enough money between my
bank card, my cash and loose
change to buy a small bottle
of laundry detergent. Well,
my bank card was declined.
Abby, I was mortified. Near
tears, I told the cashier to go.
ahead and cancel my pur-
chase. Just then, the woman
behind me set some money
on the register to cover it. I
thanked her.
This woman, a complete
stranger, helped to pick up
the slack for someone she
may never see again. How
many people would do that?
I'd like to think it'skarma for
my having helped others in
'the past.
I would love you to print
this. Maybe shell see it and
know how her kindness
helped me to regain trust in a
society where bad events usu-
ally outweigh the good. You
never know when an angel-
is in your presence yet one
was standing behind me in a
checkout line. TOUCHED
'glad you wrote, because it
gives me a chance to remind
folks that while bad events do
occur, they do not overshad-
ow the good ones. grabbers.
There are millions of caring
and generous people in this
country and one of them was
the woman who helped you.
* Write Dear Abby at
' www.DearAbby.com or
P.O. Box 69440, Los
Angeles, CA 90069.


ARIES (March 21-April 19):
Don't dwell on situations you
cannot change. Focus on the
possibilities that exist, and
work toward a better future.
Use your discipline and will-
power to get what you want
up and running. Strength and
courage will result in success.

TAURUS (April 20-May
20): Added responsibilities
may not be welcomed, but
they will lead to a new and
exciting proposition. There is
something to gain from every
experience you encounter.
Helping other will bring you
great joy, pride and commonal-
ity. *****
GEMINI (May 21-June 20):
Helping someone out is likely
to backfire. Meddling or mak-
ing promises must be limited.
You are best to re-evaluate
your situation and look for
ways to improve your current
economic situation.'A new
location with greater oppor-
tunity shouldbe considered.

CANCER June 21-July 22):
Concentrate on home, family,
and making your surround-
ings suitable for you and the
ones'you love. Adding a home


Eugenia Word

office or a place for friends
and family to congregate will
bring added dimension to your
lifestyle and the dynamics of
your relationships. ***
LEO (July 23-Aug.-22):
Preparation is the key to
your success. Look over any
information that will help you
secure your professional posi-
tion. Opportunity is present,
but a lazy attitude or lack of
comprehension will bring
failure. Knowledge equates to
more money. ***
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept 22):
Take time out Take a day trip
or enjoy a social event that
allows socializing with friends,
relatives or meeting new
people. Love is in the stars,
and making serious advances
or a commitment will enhance
your relationship. ****
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22):
Think outside the box when
dealing with family dynam-
ics and changes you can
make at home that will add
to everyone's comfort. Good
fortune will come to you if you
are clever with your assets.


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 Y'S CLUE: V equals Z
- J Y R A N FW

Previous Solution: "Live well. Sing out, sing loud and sing often. And God bless
the child that's got a song." Nancil Griffith
2012 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 1-23

Add value to what you already
have. *****
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):
You are due for a break. A day
trip or visiting someone you
can brainstorm with regarding
a creative project you want to
pursue will ease your stress
and help you make important
decisions that can affect your
financial situation. ****
Dec. 21): Do a little work from
home. Getting a head start
will help you earn a favorable
spot in your employer's or
client's roster. Your attention
to detail, progressive attitude
and drive to get things done
will enharice your chance to
advance. ***
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19): Fix up your home and
address any family issues
that need your attention. You
can get a lot accomplished if
you are organized. Physical
changes will help you improve
your financial future by raising
your assets and lowering your
liabilities. ***
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18): People from your past will
have something unusual to
offer you. Form a partnership
that will enable you to over-
come any trials or tribulations
you face. Keep things simple,
to the point arnd reasonable,
and you will succeed. ***
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20): Focus on what you can
accomplish and recruit others
who can contribute to your
plans. Love and romance will
flourish if you are open about
the way you feel and what
you want to see happen'in the
future. ****


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1 DNA testing might
reopen one
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13 "Star Trek"
19 Person who's a
`20 What will the
French think of
21 Troop group
22 Dream setting
24 After-dinner-
25 PC key
'26 Some online
for short
,27 QB Tebow
28 Th6r6se de
Lisieux, for one
30 :D, e.g.
33 Battle-ax
37 Grp. that
E.T.A. and
40 Letter-shaped
42 Basis of a
43 "By ___!" .
44 Slip-on
46 Places for rings,
48 Humble response
to praise
-50 Organ repair
sites, briefly
51 Polished
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call from a touch-tone
phone: 1-900-285-5656,
1.49 each minute; or,
with a credit card, 1-800-

52 ___ B. Driftwood
("A Night at the
Opera" role)
'53 Org. that may,
a ses' iolence
54 PBS flagship
55 Part of a
pinochle round
56 Former U.N.
secretary: general
58 Get ready to
59 x, y and z
60 Scot's "not"
61 Ousted from the
ring, for short
62 TV station, e.g.
64 Cicely or
66 Weather comment
visually by this.
puzzle's circled
72 Major artery
through San
73 Plant tissue.
74 Hunted
75 TV tavern keeper
76 Bud
78 Feel (for)
80 The
.has a warm one
82 Shade of a
swan"s bill in a
Keats poem
83 Kindergarten
84 Gravitate
85 Not cheating
86 Many wonks
88 Scat syllable

89 One of the Everly 6"Lemme___!"

90 Fate
91 Fictional Simon
94 Rolling __ .
96 Kaput
-98 Overseas Mr.
99 Austrian '
physician who
.lent his name toq
an English word
ending in ize"
100 Propose
102 "True Colors"
singer, 1986
104 Roam
105 Letters on some
N.Y.C. luggage
108 Actress Tyler
"111 Subject of a
114 Artificial plot
118 "The
.Conqueror," e.g.
119"__ it"
120 Some bills have
121 Dolls
122 Brit's teapot
123 Like some

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2 Precious girl's
'3 In the event that
4 2000 title role for
Richard Gere.
5 LL Cool J's
"Going Back to

7 "That is quite
i clear"
8 Directional suffix.
9 "Shut your trap!"
10 Nudi!ts
11 Nascar Hall of
Fame architect
12 Part of a security
13 It's lowered to
,hear music
14 Taft's partner in
a 1947 act
15 Light reflection
16 R.S.V.P.
facilitator: Abbr.
17 Tolkien creature
18 Pharmacies fill
them, in brief
21 Fourth letter
after 49-Down
23 Leaf pores'
29 You probably
raise your
armfor this
31 It's north of the
32 Stock page
listings: Abbr.
34 Big Apple team
35 Side (with)
36 Heroic deeds
37 '__ Hall (site on
many a campus).
38 Attacked
39 Shows that can
be racier than
their network
40 Nest maker
41 Cheating
45 Angry Birds, e.g.
47 Manipulate to
one's advantage
49 Fourth letter
before 21-Down
53 Track__

54 Prison unit
57 Security Counicil
,58 Mine transport
61___ kwon do
63 Put away
65 Big name in
frozen desserts
67 72-Across and
others: Abbr.
68 "Cagney &
Lacey" org.
69 Bazooka, e.g.

70 Yokel
71 Martial-arts
76 Lady
77 Villa, e.g.
79 Portuguese
81 Tart drink
82 Doc's readi.
85 Battle wbar
87 Bond
89 Tediously

90 North Korean
s : leader or his
father I
93 White Rabbit's
95 Certain skiing
king competition
97 California beach
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S racetrack
101 Vicious
103 Doll
106 Player of golf
107 Climax

* 108 The euro
replaced it
109 Signs
110 One with a neck
and a lip
111 '"I can't get
excited about it"
112 Bit of investors'
news, for short
113 ___ Tin Tin
115 I,'to Tiberius
116 Struck
117 Laugh syllable

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Complex issues

in disabled girl

transplant request

By Kevin Begos and
Matt Moore
Associated Press
parents of a 3-year-old New
Jersey girl say she's being
denied a kidney transplant
because of her mental dis-
abilities, but experts caution
the situation may be much
more complex.
The girl's mother, Chrissy
Rivera, last week posted a
blog entry that described
an encounter she claimed
happened at The Children's
Hospital of Philadelphia. She
said she was there to discuss
treatment for her daughter,
Amelia, who was born with
Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome,
a rare genetic defect that can
cause physical and mental
Rivera wrote that a doctor,
whom she did not name, told
her and her husband, Joe
Rivera, that Amelia wouldn't
be eligible for a transplant
because of her quality of life
and her mental condition.
"I put my hand up. 'Stop
talking for a minute. Did
you just say, that Amelia
shouldn't have the transplant
done because she is mentally
retarded. I am confused. Did
you really just say that?"' she
wrote. "I begin to shake. My
whole body trembles and he
begins to tell me how she
will never be able to get on
the waiting list because she
is mentally retarded."
Rivera's story was seen by
Sunday Stilwell, the mother
of two severely autistic boys,
and she began an online peti-
tion last Friday, demanding
that the hospital give a trans-
plant to the girl. By Tuesday
night, more than 23,700 peo-
ple had signed it
"I read Chrissy's original
blog post, and I just cried.
I couldn't believe it," said
Stilwell, whose. boys are 6
arid 9. "I shared it on Twitter
with all my followers and on
Children's Hospital said

in a statement that it "does
not disqualify potential trans-
plant candidates on the basis
of intellectual abilities."
"We have transplanted
many children with a wide
range of disabilities, includ-
ing physical and intellectual
disabilities," it said, adding
that it is "deeply committed"
to providing the best possible
medical care for all children,
including those with disabili-
The hospital did not com-
ment further, citing patient
confidentiality laws.
Stilwell has been in contact
with Rivera daily over the
"There's a lot of camara-
derie" between parents of
special-needs kids, Stilwell
said. "Almost all of us, across
the board, have experienced
some discrimination. I've cer-
tainly had some bad run-ins
with some certainly ignorant
doctors, but nothing like this.
That's part of the reason I did
it I couldn't actually believe
this was happening."
Messages seeking com-
ment from the Riveras
through Facebook and to
their home were left Tuesday
but were not immediately
The issue the Riveras face
is not simple, said Arthur
Caplan, director of the
University of Pennsylvania
Center for Bioethics.
For example, the blog
notes that Rivera told the hos-
pital that "we plan on donat-
ing" the kidney, since they
come from a large family.
"Most adults can't donate
an organ, because it won't fit"
a child, Caplan said. "You're
starting to say you're going
to use another child as a liv-
ing donor, and thafs ethically
really trouble."
The supply of organs for
child transplants is "extreme-
ly limited," Caplan added.
"So you have hard choices
to make," he said. "Dialysis
may be a better option."

Roval on fascinators

Cr at Ascot

Crackdown racecourse

headwear pieces
banned from
social event
By Raphael Satter
Associated Press
LONDON They're good
enough for the former Kate
Middleton, but apparently
not good enough for her hus-
band's grandmother, Queen
Elizabeth II.
Fascinators the delicate,
whimsical pieces of headwear
favored by the young and posh
in Britain and beyond have
been banned from the royal
enclosure at Royal Ascot, one
of the most exclusive events in
Britain's social calendar.
Organizers said Wednesday
that those hoping to rub shoul-
ders with the queen at the
horse racing meet would have
to stick to hats, no fascinators.
Ifs the latest in a series of
rules aimed at tightening the
dress code at Ascot, where
organizers have tried to push
back against the proliferation
of provocative outfits, outra-
geous accessories and reveal-
ing tops.
Other rules introduced or
reinforced Wednesday include
the requirement that women
at the royal enclosure wear
dresses that fall below the
knee and that the men accom-
panying them must wear a top
hat (gray or black).
The queen can wear what-
ever she wants, but the guide-
lines affect the royal enclosure,
which usually includes a few '
hundred invited guests, not
just the royal family.
Some of the rules no
bare midriffs or strapless
dresses for example fall in.

A racegoer wearing an ornate hat arrives for the third day, traditionally known as Ladies Day,
of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting at Ascot, England, in this Thursday, June, 16, 2011
file photo. Organizers of the Royal Ascot race meeting say they're tightening their dress code
by banning fascinators, small hats, from the royal enclosure. New rules put out by organiz-
ers Wednesday Jan 18 2012 are the latest in a series of changes and clarifications, put out
by those behind the super-elite horse racing event held each June. Other rules introduced or
reinforced Wednesday include the requirement that women must wear hats and clarify that
dresses must fall below the knee.,

line with organizers' attempts
to roll back the nouveau-riche
nightclub look, but fascinators
are favored by the highest
reaches of the upper-crust
The headgear can consist of
flowers, fabric, feathers, lace,
netting, or just about anything
else that catches the eye and
matches the dress. Unlike
hats, which generally just sit
on the wearer's head, fascina-

tors tend to be smaller and are
often fastened using barrettes
or headbands.
Kate Middleton, nowknown
as the Duchess of Cambridge,
is a fan her repeat outings
with feathery, frothy accou-
terments last year reportedly
sparked a British sales surge.
So too are princesses Beatrice
and Eugenie and other fash-
ion-forward royals.

Nick Smith, Ascofs head
of communication, acknowl-
edged that "there is an argu-
ment that some fascinators are
"But the very fact that there
is that argument" was reason
enough to ban them from the
royal' enclosure where the
queen gathers with the cream
of British aristocracy to watch
the races.