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Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLEStewart, Colbert coming back.. COMING FRIDAYLocal news roundup. 96 73 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NE WSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 131 By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe Economic Development Advisory Board narrowed their focus for economic development within the county to four main areas for future development: Bell Road, Ellisville, Highway 47 and the Intermodal site, also known as the RACEC Catalyst site. Lake City Director of Utilities Dave Clanton gave a presentation to the EDAB Wednesday on utility infrastructure currently present as well as potential options for future sites. EDAB member Glenn Owens said knowing the infrastructure helps pri-oritize sites already identi-fied. This gives us three viable options without big costs upfront, 47, Bell Road and Ellisville, Owens said. Now were fishing with three big hooks, EDAB member Terry Dicks added. The intermodal site was also discussed as an obvious place of economic potential. The biggest thing that creates non-growth as it relates to government is that the focus becomes so broad that nothing ever happens, county commissioner Jody DuPree said. I think that if you are going to accomplish any of it, you have to focus your vision to what is manageable and allow it expand from it. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comLocal authorities are searching for an armed man who walked up to a fast food restaurant drive-through window early Wednesday and pulled a pistol on an employee in a failed rob-bery attempt. Unable to get cash, the suspect fled on foot. Authorities are looking for a black man, 3540 years old, with dreadlocks to the middle of his face. According to Lake City Police Department reports, around 12:24 a.m. officer Larry Thomas was dispatched to McDonalds, 491 SW Main Blvd., for an attempted armed rob-bery. Teresa Perez, a McDonalds employee, told authorities she had just taken a food order when she saw a black, handgun coming through the drive through window. Perez reported that the suspect appeared at the window holding a yellow Dollar General bag, demanding that she fill it with money. Perez said she told the man she did not have a key or pass code to open the cash draw, but the man again demanded that she fill the bag. Perez again explained to the Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER and HANNAH O. BROWN/ Lake City ReporterTOP: A home and vehicle are seen submerged after Tropical Storm Debby. LEFT: A pump dumps water into a retention pond in front of the Dollar General Store on County Road 252B. ABOVE: Cecil Byrd and Chris Craft hang a sign earlier this month for the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center, located at 484 SW Commerce Drive, Suite 145, in the Westfield Square Shopping Center. Meanwhile, as recovery efforts continue, many county residents are being turned down for federal assistance because they didnt fill out the paperwork pro perly. See story, Page 3A. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe Lake City Police Department has launched an investigation into counter-feit currency after at least 10 local businesses called and reported customers passed or attempted to pass the fake bills. According to Police Department reports, begin-ning July 15, several business-es have been the victims of counterfeit currency. Police reports noted the fake bills have been $50, $20 and $5 bills.July 15, around 8 p.m., the clerk from S&S Food Store No. 33 on North Marion Avenue, reported an unknown black man presented a $50 bill for a $3 item during a busy time in the store. The customer was given his $47 change and left the store. The clerk discov-ered the bill was counterfeit Search is on for walk-up gunman Fakebillsflood areaCounterfeit$50s, $20s, $5scirculating here. Anthrax hoaxlands Jasper woman in jail BILLS continued on 3A JASPER A Jasper woman is facing nine counts of mail-ing hoax anthrax letters to the offices of U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson. Federal prosecutors say 45-year-old Kathryn Cohen Allen was arrested Tuesday in Jasper. She had an initial court appearance in Jacksonville federal court but it was not immediately clear if she had an attorney.Identity of womanin coma a mystery ANTHRAX continued on 6A From staff reportsLIVE OAK Suwannee County authorities are asking the public for help in identi-fying a woman found badly injured Monday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and 153rd Road near Live Oak. The woman was taken to Shands Hospital in Gainesville where doctors placed her in a medically induced coma. The woman is white, in her mid-20s and has blue eyes and brown hair. Jane Doe COMA continued on 6A Flood victims losing out on reliefGUNMAN continued on 6A SITES continued on 3AEcon board targets additional sites Clanton
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Bieber paparazzo faces charges LOS ANGELES A paparazzo photographer faces criminal charges in connection with a highspeed chase of Justin Bieber earlier this month, marking the first use of a state law designed to clamp down on photogra phers reckless pursuit of celebrities. The City Attorneys office on Wednesday filed four charges against Paul Raef, 30, including reck less driving with the intent to capture pictures for commercial gain, reckless driving, failure to obey a peace officer and following another vehicle too closely. Raef could not be immediately reached for comment. If convicted, he faces up to one year in county jail and $3,500 in fines. The charges stem from a July 6 incident where Los Angeles Councilman Dennis Zine, a former police officer, and three other motorists called 911 to report a high speed chase along the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley. Prosecutors said responding officers saw a pack of six vehicles pur suing a silver Fisker car, which turned out to be driven by Bieber. A Toyota SUV, owned by Raef, was seen driving at speeds well over 80 miles an hour across all lanes and on the shoulder, as well as forc ing its way into lanes when it had no room to merge safely. Motorists were forced to brake and swerve to avoid colliding with Raefs vehicle and the others, prosecutors said. Bieber pulled over when officers signaled to, but Raef did not stop. Bieber was cited for speeding and released. Prosecutors said that about 30 minutes later, Bieber called 911 and said he was again being followed by the same Toyota. California Highway Patrol officers arrived at a down town Los Angeles park ing garage, where other paparazzi had congregated, and found the Toyota with the same license plate as the one that had chased the singer. Officers identified Raef as the driver. He scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 9. Toy maker sues Lady Gaga NEW YORK A toy company is suing Lady Gaga for more than $10 million, claiming the pop star improperly backed out of a deal to make a doll in her likeness that would play snippets of her music. In a suit filed in New York City on Tuesday, MGA Entertainment says it paid a $1 million advance to the company that han dles Gagas merchandizing and spent a mint racing to meet deadlines to ship the dolls this summer. But the toy maker says the plan was derailed in the spring when the merchandizer, Bravado International, abruptly balked at the part of the deal allowing the dolls to use the singers music, then tried to delay sales of the doll until next year. A representative for Lady Gaga called the law suit ill-conceived. Balloon sold as trading cards LOVELAND, Colo. Pieces of the infamous flying saucer that starred in Colorados balloon boy hoax are now available as trading cards. Michael Fruitman, the balloons current owner, struck a deal with New York-based sports and entertainment card compa ny Topps to use a segment of the Mylar saucer for individual trading cards. CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays AROUND FLORIDA Stewart, Colbert re-up with Comedy Central Wednesday: Afternoon: 8-0-3 Evening: N/A Wednesday: Afternoon: 1-5-4-5 Evening: N/A Tuesday: 1-6-14-28-33 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 2AWEATHER n Rocker Mick Jagger is 69. n Actress Helen Mirren is 67. n Skater Dorothy Hamill is 56. n Actor Kevin Spacey is 53. n Actress Sandra Bullock is 48. n Actor Jeremy Piven is 47. n Actress Laura Leighton is 44. n Actress Kate Beckinsale is 39. n Basketball player Joe Smith is 37. n Actress Taylor Momsen is 19. I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. Psalm 119:60 NIV Thought for the Day Hell aint half full. Cormac McCarthy MIAMI Three grue some deaths at the pri vately run South Florida State Hospital triggered an investigation that revealed concerns that employees were overmedicating patients and failed to call the state abuse hotline after a patient died in a scalding bathtub, accord ing to documents obtained by The Associated Press. State officials requested a review of the facility in response to significant events in past several months, including the deaths. The state also reviewed cases of individu als who had been placed into solitary confinement and restraints multiple times and other incidents at the facility, but the report offered few details of those incidents. The 335-bed facility, located in Broward County, is operated by The GEO Group Inc., a Boca Ratonbased firm that is one of the worlds largest private operators of prisons and detention centers. Many of the patients are mentally ill and admitted against their will because they are con sidered a threat to them selves or others. Some are admitted because they are not competent to stand trial, but dont need to be in a high-security facility. Pablo Paez, its vice president of corporate rela tions, declined comment Wednesday. The state has paid the company over $500 million to run the hospital since 1998. It was one of the first state civil psychiatric hospitals in the U.S. to be fully operated by a private company. Gov. vacationing out west TALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scotts office isnt saying much about his vacation. Spokeswoman Jackie Schutz responded to a request for information about his trip with a brief statement saying only that he was out west with his family and would return next week. Scott last year bought a home and 60 acres in Montana. His public schedules have been blank since Saturday, but Scott has been in touch. The governor on Tuesday issued a state ment announcing he was appealing a judges ruling that blocked enforcement of a law barring govern ment contracts with com panies doing business in Cuba or Syria. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, though, has been on the clock. She was in her office Wednesday and scheduled to visit the Department of Economic Opportunity in Tallahassee. No bond for hazing suspect TALLAHASSEE A judge has denied bond to a former Florida A&M University band member charged in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. Circuit Judge Frank Sheffield rejected the request Wednesday from Caleb Jackson in Tallahassee. Jackson has been jailed on a charge of violating probation for a prior bat tery conviction resulting from a fight at Tallahassee Community College since his arrest on the hazing charge three months ago. Defense lawyer Chuck Hobbs said Jackson is the only one of 13 defendants in the hazing case who is not free on bond. He is set for trial in October. Champion died last November after being beaten with drum sticks and mallets and fists aboard a bus in Orlando, where the band had gone for a football game. Man dies after brawl in St. Pete ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg police are investigating after a 59-year-old delivery man died after brawling with another man outside of St. Anthonys Hospital. Authorities say the deliv ery man was unconscious when police arrived early Wednesday morning. He died a shortl time later in the hospital. Twenty-four-year-old Kevin Parkhurst told police the delivery van cut him off as he was riding his bicycle. After a verbal altercation broke out, Parkhurst says the deliv ery driver got a baseball bat from the van. Police say the men struggled over the bat before Parkhurst hit the man in the face with his fist. When Parkhurst told the man he was calling police, he put the bat in the van. Then he stumbled and fell to the ground, hit ting his head. No charges have been filed. DCF reviews deaths at GEO-run state hospital n Associated Press ASSOCIATED PRESS Stephen Colbert, left, and Jon Stewart appear on stage at Comedy Centrals Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education at the Beacon Theatre in New York. Comedy Central announced Wednesday, July 25, 2012, that Jon Stewart has extended his contract to host The Daily Show through mid-2015. Stephen Colbert also signed an extension that takes him through the end of 2004 as host of The Colbert Report. The cards are included in the recently released 2012 Topps Baseball Allen & Ginter Relics Set, the Loveland Reporter-Herald reported (http://bit.ly/ MGRmkt). The silver, UFO-like helium balloon gripped the countrys attention in 2009 when Richard and Mayumi Heene said their 6-year-old son had floated away in it. The parents were charged when it was dis covered the boy was never onboard the saucer, and they were ordered to pay $36,000 in restitution. The Heenes lived in Fort Collins at the time but have since moved to Florida. Fruitman acquired the balloon from the couples California attorney, who says the Colorado man paid $2,502 for it in an auction. The Mylar-adorned trading cards are available from eBay sellers seeking anywhere from 99 cents to $49.99 each. They also can be bought for $3 a pack from mass retailers. Harry Potter star Grint carries Olympic flame LONDON Rupert Grint has lent a touch of Hogwarts magic to the Olympic torch relay, car rying the flame for a leg in northwest London to cheers from hundreds of well-wishers. Grint, who played Harry Potters faithful friend Ron Weasley in the popular movie franchise, started his leg of the relay at Middlesex University on Wednesday. He was mobbed as he finished his run. The 23-year-old actor said that he had not known what to expect, as running was kind of a new thing for him, but he was helped by the fact that most of his section was downhill. The relay ends Friday when the last torchbearer lights the cauldron at the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium to mark the official start of the London games. Katy Perry signs on for snack brand Popchips NEW YORK The snack brand Popchips is getting a new celebrity endorser Katy Perry. According to a com pany statement released Wednesday, the pop star has become an investor and representative for the chips. Perry says shell be its creative partner. Perry, who is the subject of the recently released 3-D documentary, Katy Perry: Part of Me, joins Ashton Kutcher as a celebrity endorser of the snack food. Kutchers regional ads garnered some criticism earlier this year when one depicting him as an Indian man was seen by some as racist. It was pulled and the company said there was no intent to offend. Perrys ads will be unveiled in the fall. FILE In this Oct. 2, 2010 file photo, Stephen Colbert, left, and Jon Stewart appear on stage at Comedy Centrals Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education at the Beacon Theatre in New York. Comedy Central n Associated Press
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Choosing this option will increase the total amount of interest you pay. in Celebration of our Anniversary In Lake City ATTN: EILEEN BENNETT LAKE CITY REPORTER Runs: Thursday, July 12, 2012 Size: 6 col. (10.625) x 10.5, Black and White Sent out: by e-mail 7/11/12 Anne Powell, Clark/Nikdel/Powell Advertising, 863-299-9980 x1024 Lake City 183 SW Bascom Norris Dr. Gville E. Campus 1200 SW 5th Ave. W. Campus 1900 SW 34th St. Jonesville 107 NW 140th Terrace Hunters Walk 5115 NW 43rd St. Tower Square 5725 SW 75th St. Shands at UF Room H-1 Springhills Commons 9200 NW 39th Ave. Alachua 14759 NW 157th Ln. Ocala 3097 SW College Rd. East Ocala 2444 E. Silver Springs Blvd. West Marion 11115 SW 93rd Court Rd. Summereld 17950 US Hwy. 441 This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. 2 3 7 % AS LOW AS AP R 1 2008 or newer for up to 60 months PLUS an additional $10 if you sign up for automatic payments! 3 Plus, no payments for 60 days! 4 Get $ 110 cash bonus when you bring your auto loan to CAMPUS 3 From the stone age to Star Wars By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org D ouglas L. Brown, Columbia County director of central communications, who is credited with improving and modernizing the countys emergency communication system and infrastructure, retired Tuesday. As the county director of central com munications, Brown was responsible for the countys communications infrastruc ture. When I first got here we had a lot of old equipment and with the help of the sheriff, county commissioners and county officials, we literally brought the county from the stone age to Star Wars over night, he said. Weve done a lot since Ive been here. The county should be very proud of what it has. Dale Williams, county manager, said Brown played an important role in improving the countys emergency com munications system, even though he was only here for four years. A few years ago the county invested a substantial amount of money in improving 9-1-1, Williams said. The county bought state of the art equipment and modified a building to accommodate it. Williams said part of the upgrade included things most people typically dont consider as part of 9-1-1, including communication towers and radio. Communication towers and radio are part of the 9-1-1 system that has the most exposure and highest probability of fail ure, he said. Doug Brown was our first ever communications director. We knew what we needed and put somebody in there and gave them trial by fire. Brown ended up being that person. Williams said through Brown the county learned that it is much better and responsive when there is a person there who can repair radios and communication equipment on site. Because of Brown, those exposures are supported by a parts inventory and Dougs experience, Williams said. So, the things that were trouble and prob lematic for us for days and even weeks in most cases, now are repaired and operational in hours. Brown was the first person who was able to help us get to that level and because of that we have a much more efficient and effective communica tions system. Brown plans to go into the mission field for Baptist missions where he will be going to the Philippines as a missionary with the Southern Baptist Convention. Brown plans to leave Friday morning. Ive always looked forward to this, Brown said. I always wanted to do this and God has presented this opportunity to me for right now and I am really for ward to it. Everything has seemed to work out to Gods will. Id like to thank everybody, he contin ued. Its breaking my heart that Ive got to go, but Im looking forward to brighter things. Before coming to Columbia County to work, Brown worked with the Gadsden County Sheriffs Department for 16 years, also in the communications department. Communications director retires after making big impact. and later called police; July 18, at 7:09 p.m., a cashier at the CVS drug store on U.S. Highway 90, reported that an unknown black woman attempted to pay using a coun terfeit $20, but was refused and walked out of the store; July 18, around 8 p.m., a store manager at the CVS on Baya Drive called and reported that sometime during the evening an unknown cus tomer presented three counterfeit $20 bills to purchase goods; July 22, at 3:30 p.m., a customer attempted to pay for merchandise at the Family Dollar Store on South Main Boulevard using a counterfeit $50; July 22, at 8:15 p.m., the clerk from S&S Food Store No. 3 on East Duval Street reported a black man came into the store and attempted to pay for sev eral items using a counterfeit $20 bill. The clerk also said another customer attempted to pass a $50 bill earlier in the day but the sale was refused; July 22, at 10:45 p.m., a heavyset black man walked into the S&S Store No. 33 on North Marion Avenue and attempted to purchase items using a counterfeit $50 bill; July 23, a clerk at the Best Western Inn on U.S. Highway 90 called to report that a middle-aged white man stayed overnight at the hotel and insisted on paying with cash. The man paid cash for the room with two counterfeit $50 bills; July 24, an assistant manager at McDonalds on Southwest Main Boulevard reported that over the pre vious few days the store had taken in two counterfeit $20 bills and one counterfeit $5 bill; J uly 24, a clerk at the Sav-A-Lot food store on East Duval Street called and reported a black man was just leaving the store who attempted to pay for two packs of hot dogs with a coun terfeit $20 bill. When asked about the bill, the subject fled from the store. Our investigators are working hard to apprehend the suspects who are committing this counterfeit operation in our community, said LCPD Chief Argatha Gilmore in a prepared state ment. We need our business owners to be proactive and to be alert to any suspicious activity as they exchange currencies in their businesses. Dont hesitate to call us and report the suspi cious activity. LCPD Sgt. Investigator Paul Kash is heading the investigation. He rec ommends local businesses take a few extra seconds and feel the bills, check for known security measures in the currency and to use their counterfeit ID pens. BILLS: Counterfeit currency Continued From Page 1A The group plans to move forward in nurturing relationships with landowners and businesses to find options for future development. The key to driving the economic engine of Columbia County is how do you put these part nerships together and everybody be on the same team getting there, DuPree said. SITES: Econ board Continued From 1A By HANNAH O. BROWN email@example.com County officials and FEMA representatives urge residents affected by recent flooding to make sure their applications for assistance are complete before giving up on the process. The majority of people today who are being denied FEMA benefits are not because they dont qualify, its because the paper work isnt complete, county manager Dale Williams said. They will deny you on the basis of an incomplete application so people need to understand why they are denied. FEMA public information officer Anne Waggoner said denial letters are sometimes sent out for very simple mistakes. The most important thing people can do if they get a denial letter is to read it through, Waggoner said. Waggoner said in order for flood victims to get assistance down the road for unforseen problems that were caused by the flood, they must register now. Its an easy process, it only takes 15 min utes, Waggoner said. Williams said he has seen many denial let ters from FEMA that were based solely on an incomplete application. Right now, they can go to that disaster recovery center. There are people sitting there, they will do it for you, Williams said. When theyre gone, its a lot harder to get the applications complete. The Disaster Recovery Center, located at Westfield Square Shopping Center, is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Flood victims losing out on FEMA aid due to paperwork
The NCAA got it right against Penn State ONE OPINION Good and bad reactions to Colorado horror Faced with crisis, Congress plans long vacation Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is pub lished with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, publisher Robert Bridges, editor Sue Brannon, controller Dink NeSmith, president Tom Wood, chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org The Washington Times OPINION Thursday, July 26, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A 4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW A s measured by a recent Gallup poll, the U.S. Congress has a public approval rating of 17 percent. It is a dubious honor the lawmak ers have worked hard to earn. At the end of the year, the members of Congress will face a situation whose resolution -it can be said with only slight exaggera tion -is a matter of life and death for the U.S. economy. At midnight Dec. 31, the Bushera tax cuts are scheduled to expire, which the Obama White House says will mean an average tax increase next year of $1,600 for 114 million families, a body blow to the economic recovery. Simultaneously, a 10-year, $1.2 trillion, across-the-board cut is to be imposed on federal spending, also likely to be very damaging to the economy. Combined, the two would total $600 billion in tax hikes and spending cuts -and, in the opin ion of the Congressional Budget Office, would push the country back into recession. The automatic spending cuts are part of the Budget Control Act passed last August to defuse a crisis largely manufactured by Tea Party-led House GOP conser vatives. The supercommittee failed in its mission. It became clear the lawmakers had voted for it, confi dent that the unthinkable fallback position -the automatic cuts -would never happen. As the consequences of those cuts became clear, particularly for the military, members who voted for it are fleeing from the Budget Control Act. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called the cuts a disaster for our national defense. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chair man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called it an unacceptable risk that increased the likelihood of a conflict. The House Republicans are now arguing to scrap the automat ic cuts in defense and to make up for them by slashing the budget elsewhere. The Democrats would raise the needed funding by let ting the tax cuts expire for fami lies earning more than $250,000 a year. Neither solution is acceptable to the other side. Faced with this difficult and perhaps intractable problem, what is Congress planning to do? Take off for a five-week vacation start ing Aug. 3. The Congress-watch ing newspaper The Hill scolded members: Do your job -youre lucky to have one. A terrible event occurs, the coun try reacts, some of the response heartening, some of it dismaying, as in journal ists trotting out a leftist bias that cannot resist defam ing the Tea Party. But lets start with the good, with President Barack Obama visiting Aurora, Colo., to console families that lost loved ones in a shooting in a movie theater. Twelve were killed, dozens wounded and a nation saddened. Standing before TV cameras, Obama found something inspir ing to talk about: the way one young woman saved another by lying on the floor with her and holding fingers on a neck wound to stop the bleeding. There was more heroism at the scene. News accounts tell us of three young men who sacrificed themselves to protect girlfriends, showing how mountainous good can counteract this worlds evil. Lets remember these names: Stephanie Davies, who survived, and Alex Teves, Matt McQuinn and Jon Blunk, who did not. One name this column will not mention is that of the per son police said was responsible for the killing. The governor of Colorado, John Hickenlooper, refuses to mention it, so does Obama, and I think thats right except for reporters of straight news. To the extent feasible, you want to prevent other crazy people out there from believing they can become famous through similar atrocities. Hickenlooper also refused to join in the cry for more gun con trol. Even if the creature who sprayed a theater with bullets had no access to a firearm, he could have wreaked similar devastation with a bomb, the governor said on NBCs Meet the Press. The suspect, we have learned, had loaded his apartment with explo sive devices. Its true, too, that there are more than 220 million guns in this country and that no law remotely within constitutional bounds -or even disregarding the Second Amendment -would likely reduce that number to the point where there would no way for a miscreant to acquire one. The efficacy of many if not all gun control laws is dubious, and its more than dubious to try to keep them out of the hands of law-abid ing citizens who have used them to stop crimes and save lives. Detecting someone whose mental illness poses a threat to the rest of us is worth far more discussion, as some have sug gested, but can be extremely dif ficult. For a stretch of time lead ing up to the killings, the man arrested in this case was engaged in some mostly hidden behavior that was a clue to what might be coming, but he had also been described as shy and strangely quiet, adjectives fitting some who would never hurt anybody. The worst journalism after the shooting happened when ABC News Reporter Brian Ross said on Good Morning America that there was someone with the killers name who was listed on the Colorado page on the Colorado Tea Party site. George Stephanopoulos, the shows cohost, told him he may have found something significant when he should have said, Ross, the last thing in the world you want to do is broadcast information castigating a political movement when you have absolutely no idea whether this is the same man or not. Once a horror has occurred, it has occurred. We cannot make time reverse itself. But our reac tions help frame the future. It instills hope and can inspire more courage and more admirable behavior when we learn of good, even noble and heroic deeds amidst confusion and terror. It helps to consider what preventa tive steps might be taken to avoid similar horrors, though a rush to questionable cliches about guns avails little. Whats absolutely unacceptable is to depict a hor ror as something likely to arise from a movement involving liter ally millions of perfectly decent Americans with perfectly reputa ble ideas. That sort of thing tears us apart. A t the Veterans of Foreign Wars con vention in Reno, Nev., on Monday, President Obama heaped praise on his foreign policy record. Because were leading around the world, peo ple have a new attitude toward America, he said. Theres more confidence in our leader ship. We see it everywhere we go. This raises the question: Where exactly has he been going? Since Mr. Obama took office, the opinion of the United States generally has declined in every country surveyed by the Pew Global Attitudes Project, according to a report released in June. Despite the vaunted White House effort to reach out to Muslim-majority coun tries, U.S. favorability ratings in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Pakistan are below where they were in 2008, when George W. Bush was at the helm. Thats not to say nothing positive has happened on Mr. Obamas watch. He presided over the takedown of Osama bin Laden, and he has excelled at killing terrorists by remote control. On the other hand, the START 2 nuclear arms agree ment with Russia has proved a debacle for American nuclear strategy, and Russian President Vladimir Putin regards Mr. Obama with open contempt. All of the administrations diplomatic frameworks, whether in North Korea, South Asia, Iran, Israel or the Middle East generally, have failed. Mr. Obama has shown no leader ship regarding the continu ing chaos in the Arab world, unless it has been leading from behind. Theres a reason Mr. Obama has not been a strong leader internationally. He never set out to be one because he has never believed in the exceptional mission of the United States. When he came into office, he promised the global community he would listen rather than lead. His instinct was to apologize instead of persuade. He would rather bow to foreign leaders than stand up for America. T he NCAAs punish ment of the Penn State football pro gram, announced Monday, broke all the rules. Thats good. The Penn State program has been embroiled in scan dal since a grand jury indict ed former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in November on numerous counts of sexually abusing young boys. Typically, the NCAA would conduct its own investiga tion, give an accused univer sity 90 days to respond and hold a hearing. In this case, Penn States trustees com missioned an independent inquiry, and former FBI chief Louis Freeh delivered a dev astating account of institution al corruption so entrenched that it held a football program as more precious than vulner able children. Those revela tions changed everything, and rightly so. As the associations president, Mark A. Emmert, announced Monday morning: We cannot look to NCAA history to determine how to handle circumstances so disturbing, shocking and dis appointing. As the individu als charged with governing college sports, we have a responsibility to act. The NCAA came up with a punishment more appropri ate than the so-called death penalty, which would have banned football for at least a year. Students who arent to blame for the scandal will still get to play football, but the team will be barred from postseason bowl games for four years. The program will be fined $60 million, equiva lent to one year of football revenue, and that money will go to victims of sex abuse and abuse prevention. The association also mandated the erasure of all Penn State foot ball victories between 1998 and 2011 a move aimed at what Mr. Emmert called the sports are king mind-set. That mind-set in which, to use Mr. Emmerts words, sports themselves can become too big to fail, too big to challenge enabled a conspiracy of silence around Mr. Sanduskys long-lasting crime spree. Although the NCAA still manages a net work of programs that too often privilege revenue over the well-being of student-ath letes, this was a long-overdue statement on the unhealthy obsession with sports that can cloud the better judgment of those involved. As if to underscore that message, Penn State removed on Sunday the statue of Joe Paterno, the late head foot ball coach who turned a blind eye to allegations against Mr. Sandusky. At more than 900 pounds and seven feet tall, the statue is a testament to the power and might of the sports are king mind-set. Lets hope that dismantling it is the first step as well in toppling the culture that pro duced it. Jay Ambrose, formerly Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard news papers and the editor of dailies in El Paso, Texas, and Denver, is a columnist living in Colorado Jay Ambrose SpeaktoJay@aol.com Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeatters email@example.com A foreign relations failure
LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 5A5AFlorice BizaillonMrs. Florice Bizaillon, 95, of Lake City passed away Wednes-day July 25, 2012 following an extended illness. Mrs. Bizail-lon was born in Mayo, but had lived in the Lake City area after moving here in 1971 from Fay-etteville, North Carolina. Mrs. Bizaillon was a member of the Gateway Baptist Church here in Lake City. Mrs. Bizaillon was preceded in death by her husband Romayo J. Bizaillon. Mrs. Bizaillon is survived by a son Cheyenne Bizaillon of Lake City, three daughters Bar-EDUD*ULIQ9HUQRQRI/DNH&LW\0DUJR0RVHE\&HFLOof Havana, Florida, and Jen-nifer Bizaillon of Lake City, a brother Paxton Sullivan of Branford, and a sister Odessa Moses of Branford. Eight grand-children, eleven great-grand-children, two great-great-grand-children and numerous other family members also survive. Funeral services for Mrs. Bi-zaillon will be held 11:00 AM Friday, July 27, 2012 at the MidZD\%DSWLVW&KXUFKRXWVLGHRI0D\RRQ&5ZLWK3DVWRUKenneth Sullivan presiding. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 7:00 PM Thursday evening. Arrange-ments are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025, SOHDVHVLJQthe online family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com Nola Burnett ManascoMrs. Nola Burnett Manasco, 85, a resident of Live Oak, Florida, passed away late Monday eve-ning, July 23, 2012 in the Lake City Medical Cen-ter following an extended illness. A na-tive of Winn Parish, Loui-siana, Mrs. Manasco had lived in the Lake City and Live Oak areas on and off for more than thirty eight years having moved here from Seminary, Mississippi. She had worked as a pharmacy technician prior to retiring. In her spare time she enjoyed sew-ing and quilting. Mrs. Manasco was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Union Baptist Church in Seminary, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her husband Roma H. Manasco; her parents, Ira I. and Mary L. Burnett and eight older siblings: Clarence Bur-nett, Melissa Burnett, Grady Burnett, Alma Jones, Ila Fra-zier, Harvey Burnett, Zula Avera and Ivy Burnett. She loved her Burnett and Manasco families and returned to Louisiana and Mississippi reunions until her health declined in recent years. Mrs. Manasco is survived by her son, Michael Drewett of Pensacola, Florida; her daugh-ter, Pamela Jarvis and husband, R.L. Skip Jarvis of Live Oak, Florida; granddaughters, Beth Cohen of Highlands, Califor-nia and Sarah Patton of Panama City Beach, Florida. Five great grandchildren, Gabrielle, Mi-chael, Andrew and Kathryn Cohen and Cale Patton also survive. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Manasco will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, July 30, 2012 in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Seminary, Mississippi. Interment will im-mediately follow. There will be QRYLVLWDWLRQ,QOLHXRIRZHUVthe family requests that memo-rial donations be made to the Friendship Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 92, Dodson, LA, 71422 ; or to Union Cemetery Fund, &28QLRQ%DSWLVW&KXUFKUnion Church Rd., Seminary, MS. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEESPARRISH FAMILY FUNER-AL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025, SOHDVHVLJQthe online family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com and the Wade Funeral Home, 401 Main Street, Collins, MS 39428 Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Rick Burnham at 754-0424 or by e-mail at rburnham@ lakecityreporter.com.July 25Early Learning meetingThe Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Gateway, Inc. Program Quality Committee Meeting will begin at 9 a.m. July 25 at the Coalition office. The Coalition oversees state and federal funding for all school readiness programs birth to age five for the fol-lowing counties: Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee and Union. Community participation is encouraged and wel-come. Anyone interested in attending the meeting who has a disability requiring special assistance should contact Stacey Nettles at (386) 752-9770.Community revival The Columbia County NAACP will host its first Columbia County Community Revival July 25, 26 and 27 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 248 NE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., at 6:30 p.m. nightly. Bishop Russell Allen Wright Sr., a Lake City native, will be the speaker. You, your family and friends are cordially invited to attend. Quilters Guild meetingThe Lady of the Lake Quilters Guild will meet on Wednesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. with social time at 9:30 a.m. The Guild meets at Teen Town, 533 NW Desoto St. in Lake City. Visitors are always welcome to come see the quilts on display each month. The program this month will be Maureen ODoogan, Trunk Show from Tallahassee. Join us for the Charming Strip Club. Bring fourteen 2 1/2 strips of the same fabric, cut WOF., in a zip lock bag with your name on it for this fun fabric exchange. You will receive 14 strips back of assorted fabrics. July fabric color is red, white and blue. Visit us at Lady of the Lake Quilt Guild on Facebook. For additional Information call Loretta Kissner at 754-9330 and Ramona Dewees at 496-3876.July 26 Community music event Bring your family and come enjoy food, fellow-ship and fun with blue-grass and gospel music by the Dixie Jubilees 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at the Fairgrounds Banquet Hall. Sponsored by Scarlet Parnell Frisina, county commissioner district 5. The event is free. Planning council meetsThe North Central Florida Regional Planning Council meeting will be Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 213 NW Commerce Boulevard, Lake City.Hospice association meetsThe Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association will have their Lake City/Gainesville chapter meeting Thursday, July 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Haven Hospice, 6037 W. U.S. Highway 90. The presentation from author Deborah Grassman will sensitize participants with the unique needs of veterans as they age and face the end of their lives. There will be a $3 charge to non-members. For more information call 344-2448. North Florida Tea Party Are you concerned about where our country is going? Have you made a promise to yourself to get more involved and do a better job learning about the candidates and issues? Please join us at 7 p.m. July 26 at the Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. in Lake City (on the southside of U.S. 90, about three miles west of the I-75 interchange) for the first monthly meeting of the North Florida Tea Party in July. Candidates for District 3, County Commission race in Suwannee County, along with candidates for District 1 County Commission race in Columbia County. Each candidate will be given time to speak, followed by a question and answer ses-sion. For more information, call John at (386) 935-1705, Sharon at (386) 935-0821, or go to www.northcentral-floridateaparty.org.July 31Middle-schooler programPassages prepares girls for a smooth transition into middle school in an all-girl environment with discus-sions led by positive female role models. Advice on how to navigate the halls, change classes and be on time. Discuss on healthy rela-tionships through commu-nication skills. Study skills, note taking and test prepa-ration ideas. Organization tips, advice on managing large projects and group assignments. Tips on how to deal with bullies. Make new friends and gain valu-able life skills. Passages will be held at the Lake City Middle School Tuesday, July 31 and Wednesday, August 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Program cost is $20. Girls do not have to be attending LCMS. Call 866-868-6307 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register.Geri-Actors performThe Geri-Actors will perform July 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lfestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $7 per person. Please RSVP by July 27 to 755-0235. Aug. 3Car Cruise in Lake City Cruzers will have a Cruise In from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Hardees on U.S. 90. Bring your ride and show it off. Cash drawing winner takes all. Contact Kanduet at 752-3199 for more infor-mation. Aug. 5Allbritton reunionThe annual Allbritton family reunion is set for noon on Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Deep Creek Community Center on U.S. Highway 441N. Bring covered dishes. Call Dessie Meeks at 752-1473 for more information. Aug. 10 Alzheimers workshopThe Alzheimers Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be presenting a workshop Aug. 10 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City entitled Maintain Your Brain. This program is free of charge and anyone inter-ested in learning more about maintaining optimal cogni-tive health is welcome to attend. Topics covered will include: mental exercises, the importance of physical activity, the role of nutri-tion, cardiovascular health, stress/depression issues, and much more. To register for this workshop or for more information, please contact the Alzheimers Association at (800) 272-3900.Aug. 14Medicare seminarThere will be a free Medicare educational sem-inar on Aug. 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center. The seminar will cover what you need to know about medicare such as when to enroll and whats covered. This is not a sales seminar. Moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C and Associates. To RSVP please call 386-7553476 ext. 107. Class of 72 meetingThe Columbia County High School class of 1972 will hold a reunion meeting beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Beef OBradys. For more information, contact George H. Hudson Jr. at (386) 623-2066.OngoingLive Oak Artists GuildThe Live Oak Artists Guild, in partnership with the Suwannee River Regional Library, will be representing their annu-al fine arts exhibition Autumn Artfest 2012 Sept. 10-21. Applications, with an entry fee of $25 for mem-bers and $35 for nonmem-bers, must be submitted by Aug. 21. Applications are available at the following locations. The Frame Shop and Gallery, Rainbows End and the Suwannee River Regional Library. Artists can also download and print an application from liveoakartistsguild.org. All artists 18 and older are eli-gible and invited to submit an application. Autumn Artfest 2012 awards will be determined by the entries and dona-tions received. A minimum of $3,000 will be awarded. Artwork selected for these awards will be exhibited at a special Featured Exhibition at the Suwannee River Regionial Library, Sep. 22-Oct. 5. For more information, call Suzanne Marcil at (386) 362-7308.Small farms conferenceInterested in becoming part of Floridas small farm community? University of Florida/IFAS Columbia County Extension is partnering to host the Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference, July 27-29 in Kissimmee, FL. The conference will feature Florida farmers, a trade show with suppliers and resources, farm tours and networking opportunities, live animal exhibits and a Saturday evening social. Early registration ends July 9. To register or for more information go towww.con-ference.ifas.ufl.edu/small-farms or contact Derek Barber at the Columbia County Extension Office at (386)752-5384.Register for kindergartenRegistration for kindergarten is ongoing in the local area and should be done at the school for which chil-dren are zoned. School zon-ing information is available from any school. The follow-ing items are needed to reg-ister a child: birth certificate. immunization record (the schools nurse reviews all records), records of physical examination (which must have been completed within a year before school begins), and the childs social secu-rity card (if available). Each elementary school is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday.Class of 62 reunionThe Columbia High School class of 1962 is planning a reunion this year. Addresses are need-ed for all classmates. Please send your mailing address to Linda Sue Lee at email@example.com or call Linda Hurst Greene at (386) 752-0561. Volunteer driver neededShands LakeShore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is looking for volunteer golf cart driv-ers to transport staff and patients to and from park-ing lots and the hospital. Volunteers are asked to work a four-hour shift once per week, but are welcome to work more often. They will receive a shirt and one free meal with each shift. To help call (386)292-8000, exten-sion 21216. Volunteer neededUnited Way of Suwannee Valley is recruiting volun-teers who are willing to be called upon to staff the Columbia County Emergency Operations Centers Information Center during disasters. Anyone willing to serve in this capacity should call Jenn Sawyer, United Way of Suwannee Vallety Long Term Recovery Coordinator, ast 752-5604, Ext. 101. COURTESYOpen for businessOfficials from the Florida Department of Transportation reop ened a portion of SR 247 in southern Columbia County Tu esday that had been closed since June 26 due to flooding from Tropical Storm Debby. The section of roadway is located s outh of CR 242 between Dairy Street and Norris Avenue. FDOT has been pumping water from the roadway for the last three wee ks. This is the last state-maintained roadway to reopen as a r esult of the extensive flooding. FDOT urges motorists to redu ce their speed along the formerly flooded roadway since the ditch es are still full and FDOT continues to pump water from the site.
6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-04246ABy BILL KACZORAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE If the winner of a Democratic or Republican primary in Florida wont face opposition in the gen-eral election, then that primary is open to all voters without regard to party registra-tion under a state constitutional amend-ment passed overwhelmingly in 1998. The idea is that everyone should get a chance to vote for or against the eventual winner. It didnt take politicians long, though, to figure out a way to get around the open primary requirement: find a sup-porter, friend or relative to run as a write-in candidate. That trick was challenged this year in court by critics who said that it effectively disenfranchises indepen-dents and members of other parties. A federal judge handed them a setback, though, on Wednesday, when he dismissed a lawsuit with the Aug. 14 pri-mary less than three weeks away, saying it should have been filed in state court. Measures aimed at closing the loophole also have failed to gain traction in the Republican-led Legislature. Token write-in candidates have proliferated, serving no role except to close party primaries and thereby deprive citi-zens of their constitutional right to vote, the suit alleged. The open primary provision was part of a broader election reform measure. The problem that backers tried to cor-rect 14 years ago was that in some coun-ties or districts where one party has an overwhelmingly majority, the minority party might not even field a candidate in the general election. That meant that only voters from the majority party were deciding their areas next legislator, state attorney or other officeholder. The backers thought they had solved the problem by opening the primary in such circumstances to all voters. But some candidates didnt want an open pri-mary, figuring that hurt their chances, so they started registering someone as an official write-in candidate a process that costs no money and arguing that meant they had a general election oppo-nent. The state Division of Elections, then under Republican Secretary of State Katherine Harris, agreed, saying that was enough to close a primary. Thats led to an explosion of write-ins and the latest court challenge. Two Miami-Dade County voters, Vincent Mazilli and Armando Lacasa, asked a federal judge to open the local Democratic primary for state attor-ney. The race pits longtime incumbent Katherine Fernandez Rundle against defense lawyer and former prosecutor Rod Vereen. No Republican is on the November ballot, but the winner will face opposi-tion from two little-known write-in can-didates so the primary is open only to Miami-Dades 525,890 Democratic vot-ers. The lawsuit claimed nearly 700,000 Republicans, independents and third-party voters are being disenfranchised. This outcome will deprive these citizens of their basic constitutional freedom, and it will undermine the clear choice of the people to grant all citi-zens a meaningful right to participate in choosing their leaders, the lawsuit said. The voters legal team includes Roberto Bobby Martinez, a former U.S. attorney and current member of the State Board of Education originally appointed by Republican then-Gov. Jeb Bush. Rundle has won broad support from Republicans in the past and figures to have a tougher time defeating Vereen, who is African-American, if the election is restricted to Democrats. Rundle has accused Vereen of being behind the write-in candidates. He denies it. Its ironic that Republicans are challenging a law that the Republicans, who have been in power for 16 years, have been unwilling to change, said state Sen. Paul Dockery. The Lakeland Republican has sponsored bipartisan legislation to eliminate the write-in loophole but with-out success. The open primary amendment was placed on the 1998 ballot by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission and voters approved it with a 64 percent majority. Rundle was a member of the commission and voted against the pro-posal that narrowly passed, 15-14. Mazzilli, an independent, and Lacasa, a Republican, wanted U.S. District Judge William Zloch, to open the primary to all Miami-Dade voters or put both Democrats on the general election ballot with the usual blank space for write-in votes. The judge, though, ruled he lacked jurisdiction because its a state issue. The lawsuit noted that a write-in candidate has never won an election in Florida most get a handful of votes and argues that its absurd to think the com-mission and voters would have wanted the amendment to be so easily circum-vented. Why would they have bothered? the plaintiffs lawyers wrote. And it is equally absurd to think that any voter viewing a ballot with a candidate name and a blank space would think that candidate opposed. They also contended the policy violates the plaintiffs right to vote under the U.S. Constitution. Lawyers for Secretary of State Ken Detzner, an appointee of Republican Gov. Rick Scott, and Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley dis-puted that constitutional argument and contended write-in candidates must be considered opposition because state law predating the amendment says they are duly-qualified. Write-ins must register with the division to become qualified but they dont have to pay filing fees or submit petitions as regular candidates must. Only votes for qualified candidates are counted. The line provided for duly-qualified write-in candidates is provided for the purpose of writing in a candidates name, not writing in the name of Santa Claus or Mickey Mouse, the states lawyers wrote in their brief. The state also noted one of the write-in candidates in the state attorneys race is a registered Republican and the other a Democrat. The brief contended that open-ing the primary would be contrary to the public interest because it would disrupt the orderly conduct of an election thats already begun as absentee ballots have been mailed. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Gerald Kogan, who chaired the committee of the revision commission that drafted the amendment, said in 2000 that he couldnt recall the write-in issue even being discussed. This was not a big deal at that time, Kogan said then. Since the states policy went into effect, 131 general election races have included write-in candidates statewide from 2000 through 2010, according to the lawsuit. Thats more than triple the number com-pared to the prior 22 years in about half the time. In Miami-Dade, races that had write-in candidates jumped from three to 39. Clay Roberts, who issued the advisory opinion when he was the divisions direc-tor in 2000, then told The Associated Press that he was a little taken aback when a write-in candidate acknowledged to him that she was running only to block an open primary. That was shameful, Roberts said at the time, but the division has stuck with its policy. The year before the opinion was issued the Florida Senate passed a bill that spe-cifically said write-ins were not to be con-sidered opposition. The House, though, passed a version saying just the opposite. They were never reconciled and no law was passed. Subsequently, several proposed constitutional amendments were filed in the House and Senate to clarify that write-ins would not count as opposition, but none ever made it to a floor vote. The last was filed in 2008 by Dockery, who has often bucked her own party leaders. She said they made no bones about it that they like the write-in loop-hole.ASSOCIATED PRESSRepublican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts G ov. Mitt Romney celebrates after Write-ins used to close primary elections ASSOCIATED PRESSPresident Barack Obama speaks at Florida Atlantic Univer sity in Boca Raton. In the presidential battleground offering the biggest prize, Democrat Bara ck Obama is focused on ratcheting up voter turnout in Floridas university towns, Hispanic e nclaves like the Puerto Rican-dominated Orlando region and South Floridas Jewish commun ities. Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in turn, is working to squeeze as many votes as possible out of north Floridas conservative military bastions, the senior-heavy Gulf Coast a nd Miamis Cuban community. suspect that she could not open the cash draw. Perez told authorities that the suspect became upset and ran away. Thomas searched the area for the suspect, but was unable to find him. Authorities have reported there was a white, four-door passenger vehicle in the restaurants parking lot that sped away follow-ing the failed armed robbery attempt. Authorities are uncertain whether the vehicle was involved in the rob-bery attempt and are attempting to find the vehicle and its owner. Anyone having information about the incident is asked to call LCPD Sgt. Investigator Paul Kash at 758-5422 or the depart-ments TIP line at 719-2068. GUNMAN: Is sought Continued From Page 1A She is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall to 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 120 pounds and has several tattoos. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Suwannee County Sheriffs Office at (386) 362-2222. COMA: Unidentified Continued From Page 1A A grand jury indictment accuses Allen of mailing threatening letters con-taining a non-hazardous white powdery substance in June 2011 to the two senators offices. Allen is also charged with sending similar letters to government facilities in Hamilton County, the Florida Department of Children and Family Services and to three private citizens. If convicted, Allen could face up to 45 years in prison. ANTHRAX: Hoax letters Continued From Page 1A BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press WriterTALLAHASSEE Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he thinks Sen. Marco Rubio is ready to be vice president and that he has shared those thoughts with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Romney has said the first-term senator from Florida is among those he is considering to be his running mate. Romney is expected to announce a decision sometime before the Republican convention late next month in Tampa, Fla. In an interview with The Associated Press, Bush says he pitched Rubio during a recent conversation he had with Romney. He says that Romney didnt indicate which way the search for a vice presidential candidate was taking him.Jeb Bush wants Romney to choose Rubio for VP ASSOCIATED PRESSSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. listens at left as Republican pres idential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Aston, Pa.
MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON People are inventing so many new ways to get high that lawmakers cant seem to keep up. Over the past two years, the U.S. has seen a surge in the use of synthetic drugs made of legal chem icals that mimic the dan gerous effects of cocaine, amphetamines and other illegal stimulants. The drugs are often sold at small, indepen dent stores in misleading packaging that suggests common household items like bath salts, incense and plant food. But the substances inside are pow erful, mind-altering drugs that have been linked to bizarre and violent behav ior across the country. Law enforcement officials refer to the drugs collectively as bath salts, though they have nothing in common with the fragrant toiletries used to moisturize skin. President Barack Obama signed a bill into law earlier this month that bans the sale, production and possession of more than two dozen of the most common bath salt drugs. But health professionals say lawmakers cannot keep pace with bath salt producers, who constantly adjust their chemical formulations to come up with new synthetic drugs that arent covered by new laws. Experts who have studied the problem estimate there are more than 100 different bath salt chemicals in circulation. The moment you start to regulate one of them, theyll come out with a variant that sometimes is even more potent, said Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. There are no back alleys or crack houses in Americas latest drug epidemic. The problem involves potent substances that amateur chemists make, package and sell in stores under brands like Ivory Wave, Vanilla Sky and Bliss for as little as $15. Emergencies related to the drugs have surged: The American Association of Poison Control Centers received more than 6,100 calls about bath salt drugs in 2011 up from just 304 the year before and more than 1,700 calls in the first half of 2012. The problem for law makers is that its difficult to crack down on the drugs. U.S. laws prohibit the sale or possession of all substances that mimic illegal drugs, but only if federal prosecutors can show that they are intend ed for human use. People who make bath salts and similar drugs work around this by printing not for human consumption on virtually every packet. Barbara Carreno, a spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Agency, said the intended use for bath salts is clear. Everyone knows these are drugs to get high, including the sellers, she said. Many states have banned some of the most common bath salts, which are typically sold by small businesses like conve nience stores, tobacco shops and adult book stores. For instance, West Virginia legislators banned the bath salt drug MDPV last year, making it a misdemeanor to sell, buy or possess the synthetic drug. Conviction means up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Stephanie Mitchell, assistant manager of The Den, a tobacco and paraphernalia shop in Morgantown, W.Va., said the store hasnt sold bath salts in the six months that shes worked there. But strung-out users still come in and ask for them. Theyre pretty ... cracked out, I guess would be a good word, said Mitchell, 21, a student at West Virginia University. Theyre just kind of not all there. Theyre kind of sketchy people. Mitchell says she wouldnt sell bath salts even if she had them, because its horrible, and I could get in trouble for it. Despite the bans, bath salts producers are con stantly tweaking their recipes to come up with new drugs that arent cov ered by local laws. In fact, Mark Ryan, director of the Louisiana Poison Center, says there are so many different drugs out there that its almost impossible to know what people have ingested, or how long the effects will last. Cocaine is cocaine and meth is meth. We know what these things do, he said. But with these new drugs, every time the chemist alters the chemi cal structure, all bets are off. THE SPREAD The most common bath salt drugs, like MDPV and mephedrone, were first developed in pharmaceuti cal research laboratories, though they were never approved for medical use. During the last decade they became popular as party drugs at European raves and dance clubs. As law enforcement began cracking down on the problem there, the drugs spread across the Atlantic Ocean. Poison control centers in the U.S. began tracking use of the drugs in 2010. The majority of the early reports of drug use were clustered in Southern states like Louisiana, Tennessee and Kentucky. But the problem soon spread across the country. The financial lure for small-time drugmakers is enticing. The drugs can be cheaply imported from China or India, and then easily packaged under local brands. For example, bath salts sold in Louisiana carry regional names like Hurricane Charlie or Bayou. The widespread avail ability of the drugs in stores is equally alluring for drug users: they can get a cheap high similar to that of illegal drugs by walking to a corner store. The most dangerous synthetic drugs are stimu lants that affect levels of both dopamine and serotonin, brain chemi cals that affect mood and perception. Users, who typically smoke or snort the powder-based drugs, may experience a surge in energy, fever and delu sions of invincibility. Use of these drugs has spread across the country with reports stretching from Maine to California. There are no official fed eral estimates on deaths connected with the drugs, many of which do not show up on typical drug tests. But police reports have implicated the drugs in several cases. Packets of Lady Bubbles bath salts, for instance, were found on Sgt. David Franklyn Stewart last April after the solider shot and killed his wife and himself during a car chase with law enforce ment near Olympia, Wash. The chase began when Stewart sped past a police patrol car at 6 a.m. The police trooper pursued for 10 miles and reported see ing the driver raise a hand to his head, then heard a shot and saw the driver slump over. The next day police found the couples 5-year-old son dead in their home; he had been suffo cated with a plastic bag at least 24 hours earlier. Another death involv ing bath salts played out in Covington, La. Police reported that Dickie Sanders, 21, shot himself in the head Nov. 11, 2010 while his parents were asleep. His father, Dr. Richard Sanders, said his son had snorted Cloud 9 bath salts and endured three days of intermit tent delirium, at one point attempting to cut his own throat. As he continued to have visions, his physician father tried to calm him. But the elder Sanders said that as he slept, his son went into another room and shot himself. WHATS AHEAD Hospital emergency rooms, doctors and law enforcement agencies across the country have struggled to control bath salt drug users who often are feverish and para noid that they are being attacked. Doctors say users often turn up naked because bath salts raise their body temperature so much that they strip off their clothing. Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Tennessee has treated 160 people suspected of taking bath salts since 2010. Dr. Sullivan Smith, who works there, said people on the drugs become combative, and it can take four or five health professionals to subdue them. In some cases, he said, doctors have to use prescription sedatives that are typically reserved for surgery. Smith recalls one man who had been running for more than 24 hours because he believed the devil was chasing him with an ax. By the time police brought him to the hos pital, he was dehydrated and covered in blood from running through thorny underbrush. Were seeing extreme agitation, hallucinations that are very vivid, para noia and some really violent behavior, so its a real crisis for us, Smith said. We sedate the living daylights out of them. And were talking doses on the order of 10 or 20 times what you would give for a painful procedure. To control the spread of the problem, the Drug Enforcement Agency issued a temporary ban in October on three of the most common drugs mephedrone, methy lone and MDPV. That ban became permanent under the bill signed by Obama on July 10. Under the law, any one convicted of selling, making or possessing 28 synthetic drugs, including bath salts, will face penal ties similar to those for dealing traditional drugs like cocaine and heroin. Those on the front lines say the legislation is a good start. But they dont expect new laws to dra matically curb use of bath salts in the near term. The problem is these drugs are changing and Im sure theyre going to find some that are a little bit different chemically so they dont fall under the law, said Dr. Smith, the Tennessee doctor. Is it adequate to name five or 10 or even 20? The answer is no, theyre changing too fast. Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 7A 7AHEALTH Many drugs remain legal after bath salts ban Containers of bath salts, synthetic stimulants that mimic the effects of traditional drugs like cocaine and speed, sit on a coun ter at Hemps Above in Mechanicsburg, Pa. President Obama signed a law July 10 banning more than two dozen of the most common chemicals used to make the drugs. Over the past two years health care and law enforcement professionals have seen a surge in use of the drugs, often sold under the guise of bath salts, incense and plant food. ASSOCIATED PRESS Packages of fake bath salts, synthetic stimulants that mimic the effects of traditional drugs like cocaine and speed, are displayed by Senate Drug Policy Committee chairman Sid Albritton, R-Picayune, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Medical experts spared no rhetoric in hailing Mayor Michael Bloombergs proposal as a way to protect the public from a soft-drink industry they said pushes carbon ated calories on children and employs the same well-financed lobbying tac tics as Big Tobacco. One doctor said before the hearing that the calorie-packed beverages increase the risk of diabe tes, and are responsible for a big share of the massive suffering and premature death linked to obesity. Soda in large amounts is metabolically toxic, said Walter Willett, a professor of epidemiology and nutri tion at Harvard School of Public Health. Its obvious that this is the right thing to do. A 20-ounce bottle of Coca-Cola has roughly the same calorie count as a McDonalds hamburger, but Kelly Brownell, a psychol ogy, epidemiology and public health professor at Yale University, said it is easier to over-drink than over-eat. You dont feel as full when you consume calo ries in liquids, he said. These beverages are the single greatest source of added sugar in the American diet. Critics ridiculed the idea that city officials should regulate portion sizes. City Councilman Daniel Halloran III called the pro posal a feel-good placebo that would hurt profit mar gins at small businesses while failing to improve anyones health. He questioned whether a limit on the size of steak was around the corner. Chris Gindlesperger, a spokesman for the American Beverage Association, scoffed at the notion that soda makers were similar to tobacco companies. Theres no comparison, he said. Cigarettes can kill you. ... Soft drinks are a treat to be enjoyed in mod eration they can play a role in a healthy, balanced and active lifestyle. Another critical council man, Oliver Koppell, called the ban a clear overreach ing of government into peoples everyday lives. This infringement on the rights of New Yorkers leads us to ask what will be banned next? Joy Dubost, a nutritionist who works for the National Restaurant Association, said the proposal wasnt backed up by scientific evidence. Its not reasonable to blame or cite one product, she said, adding that the proposal produces a false sense of accomplishment in the fight against obesity. Several critics questioned why the city was making a proposal on sugary drinks a priority when some city schoolchildren have no physi cal education classes. The proposal requires only the approval of the Board of Health appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to take effect. But opponents could still sue to block the ban, or they could convince legislators to step in and block the proposal. The board is scheduled to vote on the measure Sept. 13. Since Bloomberg pro posed the ban in May, opponents including mem bers of the restaurant and soft-drink industries as well as libertarians have accused him of attempting to institute a nanny state with far-reaching govern ment controls that infringe on individual choice. City officials, meanwhile, argue they are trying to save lives in the face of an epi demic that is killing 5,800 New Yorkers and costing $4 billion each year. The portion size restric tions would only apply to food-service businesses regulated by the Health Department, including res taurants, food carts, sports arenas, delis and movie theaters. Grocery stores, drug stores and some convenience stores are regulated by the state and would be unaffected. Nutritionist Lisa R. Young speaks July 24 during a New York City Board of Health public hearing on the proposal to limit the size of sugary drinks in New York. Pro, con arguments on proposed sugary drink ban ASSOCIATED PRESS Offer expires: August 8, 2012
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, July 26, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754firstname.lastname@example.org %632576 Thanks For Voting S&S Best of The Best! Prices in effect August 1-31In August Its ;N Look for the IRC 55 ¢ OFF Coupon on 2 Sunny Ds (While Supply Lasts) and save even more! Spring Water Liter Size -0 ?;=B Ice Cream Sandwiches Assorted Singles OS%?N$0##.CHNM 16oz. Sunny DLook for the Display -0 ?;=B Get Free Books!20 labels= 20 books Visit SunnyD.com for details. BRIEFS Kickoff social planned for 6 p.m. on Aug. 30. SWIMMING Youth, adult swim lessons The Columbia Aquatic Complex offers swimming lessons for children and adults. Cost for a two-week session is $50. Four morning and two evening class times are available, and most swimming levels are offered at each time. There are mom and tot classes at 11 a.m. and 6:10 p.m. The final session begins Monday. Registration is at the Aquatic Complex today through Saturday. For details, call the pool at 755-8195. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night The Fort White Quarterback Club Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night is today and every Thursday through August. Present the Quarterback Clubs GiveBack flyer at the Ruby Tuesday on SW Commerce Drive and 20 percent of the bill will be donated to the Quarterback Club. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731. CHS FOOTBALL Car wash Friday at Hardees The Columbia County Quarterback Club has a car wash fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Hardees on U.S. Highway 90 west. For details, call Joe Martino at 984-0452. FORT WHITE BASEBALL Team at Wal-Mart on Saturday The Fort White middle school and high school baseball teams will be accepting donations at Wal-Mart in Lake City from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. For details, call Jeanne Howell at 288-5537. YOUTH SOCCER 3v3 tournament at Christ Central Christ Central Ministries is hosting a 3v3 soccer tournament on Aug. 18. Registration fee is $50. For information and registration, call Thomas David at (386) 867-0974.CYSA camp set for Aug. 13-16 Columbia Youth Soccer Association has a soccer camp for players of all ages from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 13-16. Fee is $95 per player. For details, Scott at 288-2504.Q From staff reportsGator Club has eye on 2012 By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comThe North Florida Gator Club met at Beef O Bradys on Tuesday with an eye to the 2012 season. The club is planning a kickoff social at the home of John and Betty Norris. A speaker will be lined up, as well as eats for the annual event. The social is set for 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Bob McManus was elected president for the upcom-ing year, replacing Ian Ring, and Aubrey Dykes will serve as vice-president. Secretary Diane McManus, treasurer Bill Cooper and outreach coordinator Linda Stamper will continue in their positions for 2012-13. The club has a raffle ongoing for two Florida football tickets located in Section 59 in the south end zone. The tickets are four rows up in the chairback area. Raffle tick-ets are $50 and can be pur-chased from Gator Club members. The finance report included a donation from Shayne Edge and The Edge golf tournament. The Gator Club gave $125 to Edge for tournament expenses and received a $500 donation in return, which is used for scholarships. The North Florida Gator Club awarded eight $500 scholarships to UF. Recipients are Chelsey Hendry, Ryan Thomas, Jordan Masters and Kelly Castor from Columbia High, Miranda Hicks and Miranda Amaya from Fort White High, Mara Lance from Suwannee High and Michael Jones from Baker County High. The schol-arships for Masters and Lance are Patty Gill endow-ment awards. The official announcement on the kickoff social is upcoming and the club would like to have other socials during football season. For information on the North Florida Gator Club, call McManus at 752-3333. TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterNorth Florida Gator Club officers are (seated, from left) ou treach coordinator Linda Stamper and secretary Diane Mc Manus. Standing (from left) are past president Ian Ring with daugh ter Bailey Ann, treasurer Bill Cooper, president Bob McM anus and vice-president Aubrey Dykes. By STEVEN WINEAssociated PressDAVIE When Don Shula reminisces about Dan Marinos rookie year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame coach says he needed to see only a few throws on the Miami Dolphins practice field to realize they had a franchise quarterback. Some 29 years later, with the Dolphins desperate for a long-term solution at the position, they have yet to declare that Ryan Tannehill cant miss. The rookie from Texas A&M is winning praise, but it may be awhile before he gets a chance to win games. Comparisons with Marino are unfair but inevitable, because Tannehill is the first QB since No. 13 to be drafted in the first round by Miami. Marino won the starting job in the sixth game of his rookie year in 1983 and went on to become the most prolific passer in NFL history. Now, with the Dolphins about to open training camp, the quarterback situation is unsettled which has been the case much of the time since Marino retired 12 years ago. Holdover Matt Moore and newcomer David Garrard will compete with Tannehill during the exhibi-tion season for the starting job, and one of the veterans is likely to begin the season No. 1. However, new coach Joe Philbin stressed that nothing was decided during spring drills, and the starter will be determined by what happens in Rookie Tannehill a long shot in Dolphins QB race ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this June 11 file photo, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill prepares to make a handoff during an NFL football practice, in Davie. Comparisons with Dan Marino are unfair but inevitable, because Tannehill is the first QB since No. 13 to be drafted in the first round by Miami. PHINS continued on 2B By FRED GOODALLAssociated PressTAMPA A rebuilding project that already transformed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into one of the NFLs youngest teams is about to take on an even more youthful look. First-year coach Greg Schiano welcomed his initial rookie class to training camp a week ahead of veterans, promising each of the prospects a chance to prove they can help make a difference on a club that lost the final 10 games of last season en route to a 4-12 record. I dont have any favorites, Schiano said before cutting him-self short to interject that thats not necessarily true. Fourth-year pro Josh Freeman is the teams No. 1 quarterback, and theres not likely to be any real competition to retain his job. Of course there are others who, barring injury, are locks to be starters, too. But the point Schiano wanted to make is that hes open to allowing newcomers a chance to contribute in key roles. I think theres great opportunity, maybe more than any other year. Not because of who theyre competing with, but because those veterans dont have as much of a head start in this scheme, Schiano said. They have a head start in being veteran players, but they dont have a head start in this specif-ic scheme, the former Rutgers coach added. So our rookies, Ive told them these are great ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this June 5 file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Mark Barron participates in a drill during an NFL training session in Tampa. A rebuilding project that already transformed the Buccaneers into one of the leagues youngest teams is about to take on an even more youthful look. BUCS continued on 6B Buccaneers look to be in rebuilding mode during 2012
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Dodgers at St. Louis or Tampa Bay at Baltimore (12:30 p.m. start) 8 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Washington at Milwaukee or Pittsburgh at HoustonOLYMPICSTelevision Today 6:30 a.m. TELEMUNDO Mens soccer, Mexico vs. South Korea, at Newcastle, England; Honduras vs. Morocco, at Glasgow, Scotland; Brazil vs. Egypt, at Cardiff, Wales; United Arab Emirates vs. Uruguay, at Manchester, England 7 a.m. NBCSN Mens soccer, LIVE: Honduras vs. Morocco, at Glasgow, Scotland; Mexico vs. South Korea, at Newcastle, England; United Arab Emirates vs. Uruguay, at Manchester, England; Britain vs. Senegal, at Manchester, England; SAME-DAY TAPE: Belarus vs. New Zealand, at Coventry, England NBC SOCCER Mens, LIVE: Honduras vs. Morocco, at Glasgow, Scotland; Mexico vs. South Korea, at Newcastle, England; United Arab Emirates vs. Uruguay, at Manchester, England; Britain vs. Senegal, at Manchester, England; SAME-DAY TAPE: Spain vs. Japan, at Glasgow, Scotland; Gabon vs. Switzerland, at Newcastle, England; Brazil vs. Egypt, at Cardiff, Wales; Belarus vs. New Zealand, at Coventry, England 9:30 a.m. MSNBC Mens soccer, Spain vs. Japan, at Glasgow, Scotland; Gabon vs. Switzerland, at Newcastle, England; Brazil vs. Egypt, at Cardiff, WalesBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 58 39 .598 Baltimore 51 46 .526 7Tampa Bay 50 47 .515 8 Boston 49 49 .500 9 12 Toronto 48 48 .500 9 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 52 45 .536 Detroit 52 45 .536 Cleveland 49 48 .505 3Kansas City 41 55 .427 10 12 Minnesota 40 57 .412 12 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 57 39 .594 Oakland 52 44 .542 5 Los Angeles 53 45 .541 5 Seattle 43 56 .434 15 12 Tuesdays Games Cleveland 3, Detroit 2Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 1Oakland 7, Toronto 2 Boston 2, Texas 1Chicago White Sox 11, Minnesota 4Kansas City 4, L.A. Angels 1Seattle 4, N.Y. Yankees 2 Wednesdays Games Chicago White Sox 8, Minnesota 2Kansas City at L.A. Angels (n)N.Y. Yankees at Seattle (n)Detroi at Cleveland (n)Tampa Bay at Baltimore (n)Oakland at Toronto (n)Boston at Texas (n) Todays Games Tampa Bay (Shields 8-6) at Baltimore (Tillman 2-1), 12:35 p.m. Oakland (Milone 9-6) at Toronto (Laffey 2-1), 12:37 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 11-5) at Cleveland (McAllister 4-2), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (Mendoza 4-6) at Seattle (Vargas 10-7), 10:10 p.m. Fridays Games Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.Oakland at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Detroit at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Cleveland at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.Kansas City at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 58 39 .598 Atlanta 54 44 .551 4 12 New York 47 51 .480 11 12 Miami 45 53 .459 13 12 Philadelphia 45 54 .455 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 57 40 .588 Pittsburgh 55 42 .567 2 St. Louis 51 46 .526 6 Milwaukee 44 53 .454 13Chicago 40 57 .412 17Houston 34 64 .347 23 12 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 55 42 .567 Los Angeles 53 45 .541 2 12 Arizona 49 48 .505 6 San Diego 41 58 .414 15 Colorado 36 60 .375 18 12 Tuesdays Games Chicago Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 1Philadelphia 7, Milwaukee 6Atlanta 4, Miami 3Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 2Cincinnati 4, Houston 2St. Louis 8, L.A. Dodgers 2Arizona 6, Colorado 2San Francisco 3, San Diego 2 Wednesdays Games Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 2Pittsburgh 3, Chicago Cubs 2Atlanta 7, Miami 1Philadelphia 7, Milwaukee 6, 10 innings San Diego at San Francisco (n)Cincinnati at Houston (n)L.A. Dodgers at St. Louis (n)Colorado at Arizona (n) Todays Games L.A. 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Aug. 9-13 Preseason openers.Sept. 5 Regular-season opener.Sept. 9-10 First full regular-season weekend.NFL preseason games Sunday, Aug. 5 Arizona vs. New Orleans at Canton, Ohio, 8 p.m. (NFLN) WEEK 1 Thursday, Aug. 9 Washington at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.New Orleans at New England, 7:30 p.m. Baltimore at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.Denver at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.Green Bay at San Diego, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Aug. 10 N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m.N.Y. Giants at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay at Miami, 8 p.m.Arizona at Kansas City, 9 p.m.Minnesota at San Francisco, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 Houston at Carolina, 7 p.m.Tennessee at Seattle, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 St. Louis at Indianapolis, 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 Dallas at Oakland, 8 p.m. (ESPN)AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR SPRINT CUP BRICKYARD 400 Site: Indianapolis.Schedule: Saturday, practice (Speed, 9:30-10:30 p.m.; ESPN2, 10:30-12:30 p.m.), qualifying (ESPN, 2-4 p.m.); Sunday, race, 1 p.m. (ESPN, noon-5 p.m.). Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval, 2.5 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 160 laps.Last year: Paul Menard raced to his lone Sprint Cup victory. Next race: Pennsylvania 400, Aug. 5, Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa. Online: http://www.nascar.com NATIONWIDE INDY 250 Site: Indianapolis.Schedule: Thursday, practice; Saturday, qualifying (Speed, 12:30-2 p.m.), race, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN, 4-7 p.m.). Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval, 2.5 miles). Race distance: 250 miles, 100 laps.Next race: U.S. Cellular 250, Aug. 4, Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa. Online: http://www.nascar.com CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Next race: Pocono Mountains 125, Aug. 4, Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa. Last week: James Buescher raced to his third victory of the season, taking the lead from Timothy Peters on the last lap and holding off Brendan Gaughan at Chicagoland. Online: http://www.nascar.com FORMULA ONE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX Site: Budapest, Hungary.Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, 8-9:30 a.m.); Saturday, practice, qualify-ing (Speed, 8-9:30); Sunday, race, 8 a.m. (Speed, 7:30-10 a.m.). Track: Hungaroring (road course, 2.72 miles). 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PG-13 Road House (1989, Action) Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch. R SHOW 340 318 545Heart Special(:45) Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2011) PG (:15) Lost in Translation (2003, Comedy-Drama) Bill Murray. R The Real L Word (N)Polyamory: MarriedThe Real L Word PHINS: Have new look in 2012 Continued From Page 1BAugust. We havent been in pads yet, and we are still learn-ing, he said. Well have better information with pads and games. Its going to be fun. Teammates rave about Tannehills arm strength, but poor decisions and interceptions were a prob-lem in offseason practices. Philbin has installed the West Coast offense, and while the playbook is simi-lar to what Tannehill ran at Texas A&M, he started only 19 games at quarter-back after switching from receiver. Given his relative lack of experience, the Dolphins figure Tannehill will need time adjusting to the speed of the NFL and the multi-tude of defense hell face. There are 16 weeks, and you are going to get 16 looks at defenses with variations, and some that are just completely differ-ent, Garrard said. Thats a lot to put on a rookie quarterback. Some guys can do it, and some guys have a tough time with it. Tannehill took by the far the fewest first-team snaps during the Dolphins spring workouts, a sign hes lag-ging on the depth chart. Hes like any other rookie, Philbin said. Theres a system in place sche-matically that we want to implement, and obviously were still in the mode of learning more about our players, what they can and cant do well. Its not a mat-ter of plopping the Texas A&M playbook down on the table. There remains a chance Tannehill will play this sea-son, but hell need to come from behind in training camp to win the starting job for the season opener Sept. 9. Otherwise the nod will go to Moore or Garrard. It has been close, Philbin said regarding the two veterans. The cream will rise to the top, Garrard said, and the best guy will play. The 34-year-old Garrard, a starter for Jacksonville in 2005-10, didnt play last season. He was released five days before the opener by the Jaguars, underwent back surgery in October and considered retirement. Garrard signed with the Dolphins in March after their failed courtships with Peyton Manning and Matt Flynn, and he expects the team to look to him for leadership. Just being the older guy on the whole team gives me a great advantage with all of the guys, because everybody is looking for that nugget to be better, he said. Everyone is looking for knowledge to improve their game. Moore exceeded expectations last year, when he became the 16th start-ing quarterback for the Dolphins since Marino retired. Over the final nine games his QB rating ranked sixth in the league, and he considers his holdover sta-tus an advantage. Thats a huge deal, especially for a quarter-back, coming in and just really having the relation-ship with those guys, but also just being here as a Dolphin, Moore said. The experience I got last year is so valuable to have now during this camp. Its a good thing to have in my back pocket. Whoever wins the QB job will lead a Dolphins offense with a different look. They changed diva receivers, trading Brandon Marshall and signing 34-year-old Chad Ochocinco, who legally changed his name back to Chad Johnson. Reggie Bush is back after rushing for a career-high 1,086 yards in his first year with Miami, and he gushes about his role in the West Coast attack. This offense is perfect for guys like me, because it gives us a chance to use our speed and kind of wear down the defense and have them chase us around all day, Bush said. Its more of an attack offense. We dont even have a huddle. Were constantly attack-ing and constantly fast-paced, so I think that this year is going to be excit-ing, especially from a fan standpoint. The Dolphins went 6-10 last year and have endured three consecutive losing seasons, so fans are in the market for more excite-ment. An impressive train-ing camp by Miamis rook-ie quarterback might do the trick. ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this June 19 file photo, Miami Dolphins player Chad O chocinco talks to the media after NFL practice in Davie. Chad Ochocinco is officially no more. The Dolphins wide receiver has changed his name back to the original Chad Johnson. Jo hnson legally changed his name Monday in an appearance at the Broward County Courthous e.
DEAR ABBY: I am planning a trip to Thailand next year and would like to find a traveling partner. I dont care whether the person is male or female. My plan is to visit the country and rent a cabin for a month. My interest is solely to share expenses and have a platon-ic relationship with my trav-elmate because going alone is very expensive. Thanks for whatever input you can give me. -TRAVELER FROM KANSAS CITY DEAR TRAVELER: Youre welcome. My input is to urge you to rethink this. I do NOT recommend that you go to a foreign country and rent a cabin in the middle of nowhere with someone you dont know because it could be danger-ous. What if there is a medi-cal emergency or your com-panion has misrepresented himor herself? Traveling, even with someone you DO know, can present problems unless you have a high degree of compatibility and similar habits. Low-budget tours are available, and I urge you to research them. DEAR ABBY: A few weeks ago my husband and I were having an argu-ment. He stormed out of the house and was killed in a wreck while talking to his brother on his cellphone. His family blames me for arguing with him. While I feel sad that the last thing we did was argue, I feel his brother should shoulder some of the blame because he was on the cellphone with him, which is illegal in our state. Luckily, no one else was hurt in the crash, but I am very hurt that Johns family is so angry at me. Please remind folks not to drive while on a cellphone. -IDAHO WIDOW DEAR WIDOW: Please accept my sympathy for the tragic loss of your husband. It is important you under-stand that your former in-laws are angry at the fact that he is dead, and are looking for someone other than him to blame for their pain. If your brother-in-law knew John was on his cell-phone while driving, then Im sure he carries some guilt about it. But the fault lies with your husband, rest his angry soul. P.S. If your letter serves as a reminder to readers not to use a cellphone -or text -while driving, his death will not have been in vain. DEAR ABBY: I am dating a recently divorced man who was married to a very controlling woman for 31 years. I love him very much and see myself with him in the future. However, at the age of 53, he is interested in pursuing a singing career. I dated a musician for 16 years and I do not want a relationship with another one. Im pretending to be supportive because I dont want to be another woman telling him what to do or stifling his dreams. Inside I am dreading it. On the other hand, I cant imagine my life without him. Should I continue to pretend to support him and hope he fails, or let him know that I dont want to be with a musician? -OUT OF TUNE IN DAYTON, OHIO DEAR OUT OF TUNE: It is in neither of your best interests for you to continue lying to him because the truth will come to light eventually. He is not the person you dated for 16 years, so let him pursue his dream. The odds of a 53-year-old man becoming an overnight national sensation are long, but after 31 years of misery with his ex, please dont begrudge him. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): You wont need to be aggressive to get your way. Doing your part to make things happen is all thats required. The interest you show in someone will be reciprocated. Network, socialize and enjoy people who share your humor and interests. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Dont allow situations to fester or emotional matters to be drawn out. Take care of a problem before it has the chance to develop into a full-fledged disagreement. Focus on creative solutions that will ease stress for everyone involved. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Consider the differ-ence between the way you do things and the way oth-ers approach similar situ-ations. A change of plans will help you get back on track and renew some of the interest someone used to have in you. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): You will attract a lot of attention. Dont give anyone reason to point out your shortcomings or dam-age your reputation. Focus on creative projects that allow you to show off. An older or younger person will add to your responsi-bilities. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Spread your talent around. Offer help, suggestions and experience, but dont argue with someone you are connected to personal-ly or emotionally. Creative changes at home or in the way you handle money must be considered care-fully. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Dont allow someone from your past to ruin your day. Focus on the here and now and whats ahead in the future. Living in the past will only hold you back. Someone quite dif-ferent from you will catch your interest. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Consider all your interests and the places you want visit, and you will come up with an educa-tional and fun plan that will lead to newfound friends and potential partnerships. Live, love and laugh, and enjoy whatever comes your way. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Emotions will surface. Finding out where you stand may not be what you want to hear initially, but in the end you will discover you are the beneficiary of something much bigger and better. Share ideas with someone you respect. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Check out all your options, but go for the one that promises to put the most cash in your hands. A partnership that offers equality and strength will help you push your way to the top, per-sonally and professionally. Love is in the stars. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Impulse is the enemy. Listen carefully to what others say, and keep close tabs on the people you are in partnership with both personally and professionally. Take an unexpected approach to what you do and you will confuse your competition. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Emotional mat-ters will lead to confusion. If something doesnt seem right, ask questions until you get an answer. A rela-tionship will become better once youve established how to allocate responsi-bilities. Strive for equality. ++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Handle your personal paperwork and finances in an unorthodox manner to end up with additional funds. An opportunity to pick up secret informa-tion will help you make a decision that can help you advance. Dont mix business with pleasure. +++++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Traveling with a stranger is risky way to save money Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 3B
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Contact Roger at 386-365-4185 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 2011-CA-265GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC,9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 175Tampa, Florida 33634Plaintiff,v.WILLIAM DEWAYNE AL-DRIDGE, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM DEW-AYNE ALDRIDGE, n/k/a DEBBIE ALDRIDGE, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, COLUM-BIACOUNTY, a political subdivi-sion of The State of Florida, and THE UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSESSION OF ROUTE 17 BOX 1660, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA32055 a/k/a 9694 NWLAKE JEF-FREYROAD, LAKE CITY, FLOR-IDA, 32055, n/k/a GLENDAGIS-SENDANNER,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment Of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned ac-tion, I will sell the property situated in Columbia County, Florida, descri-bed as follows, to wit:Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4, Section 1, Township 3 South, Range 15 East, Columbia County, Florida and run S891548Walong the North line of said SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 distance of 1031.03 feet to the Easterly Right of Way line of State Road No. 250; thence S381918W625.00 feet to the Point of Begin-ning; thence N514042E 420.00 feet; thence S381918W260.00 feet; thence N5140;42W420.72 feet to said Easterly Right of Way line of State Road No. 250, said point of being also on the arc of a curve concave to the right having a radius of 1959.86 feet and a central angle of 13317 thence Northeast-erly along the arc of said curve, also said Easterly right of way line, State Road No. 250 a distance of 53.18 feet to the Point of Tangency of said curve thence N381918E still along said Easterly right of Way line 206.83 feet to the Point of Begin-ning, said lands, lying partially in the SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 and partially in the SW1/4 of SE 1/4, Section 1, Town-ship 3 South Range 15 East.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN 2000, BELLCRESTHOMES POWERHOUSE 16X80 MOBILE HOME, SERIALNUMBER GBHMN53367.at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the Court Room 1 of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Street, Lake City, Florida 32055, at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 1st day of August, 2012.If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining from the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds.Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Please contact the Court Ad-ministrator's office no later than sev-en days prior to the proceeding.P. Dewitt CasonClerk of the CourtBy: P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05533758July 19, 26, 2012 REQUESTFORPROPOSALLEASE SPACE2012-KThe Columbia County Board of Commissioners (Board) is requesting proposals for office lease space. The site will require approximately 10,742 sq. ft. Additional project and site requirements can be downloaded at the following web site: http://www .columbiacountyfla.com/ PurchasingBids.asp Deadline for receipt of submittals in response to this Request is August 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Proposals should be mailed to Columbia County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 1529, Lake City Fl 32056-1529, or hand delivered to: 135 NE Hernando Ave. Suite 203, Lake City, FL32055. Submissions by fax or other electronic media will not be accepted under any circumstances. Late sub-missions will not be accepted, but will be returned unopened to the sender at the senders expense.The Board reserves the right to ac-cept or reject any and /or all submis-sions, to approve or reject any sub-contractors, and to waive any techni-calities or informalities, as deter-mined to be in the best interest of Board.Scarlet FrisinaChair7/19-7/26BCC05533810July 19, 26, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCAES NO. 11000534CACITIMORTGAGE, I NC., Plaintiff,Vs.UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIA-RIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDOTRS, TRUST-EES AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTIN THE ESTATE OF LAZARO JORGE LOPEZ, A/K/ALAZARO LOPEZ A/K/ALAZARO J. LOPEZ, DECEASED, AS OWNER, et al.Defendant.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated 7/11/12, and entered in 11000534CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC., is the Plaintiff and UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, AS-SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDOTRS, TRUSTEES AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAYCLAIM AN INTER-ESTIN THE ESTATE OF LAZ-ARO JORGE LOPEZ, A/K/ALAZ-ARO LOPEZ A/K/ALAZARO J LOPEZ, DECEASED; LAZARO LOPEZ; JUANALOPEZ; JORGE L. LOPEZ; WANDALOPEZ; UN-KNOWN TENANT#1 N/K/AJOHN SANDLIN; UNKNOWN TENANT#2 N/K/AASHLEYSANDLIN are the Defendant(s). P. Dewitt Cason as the Clerk of the Cir-cuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 173 NE Her-nando Ave., Lake City, FL32056, at 11:00 AM on August 15, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT15, ROLLING MEADOWS, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 8, PAGE 45, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 17th day of July, 2012.P. Dewitt CasonAs Clerk of the CourtBy: -sB. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to partici-pate should call the ADACoordina-tor, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or im-mediately upon receiving this notifi-cation if the time before the sched-uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770.05533876July 26, 2012August 2, 2012 Notice is hereby given per Florida Statue 98.075(2):BARRYR. BING, JR.264 NWJEFFERSON STLAKE CITY, FL32055BRADLEYM. BARRS564 SWBARRS GLENLAKE CITY, FL32024JOHN C. BAZZELL162 SWVERNON WAYLAKE CITY, FL32024MATTHEWTHOMAS125 SWOXFORD CTLAKE CITY, FL32024is potentially ineligible to be regis-tered to vote. Please respond within 30 days of publication of this notice by contacting the Supervisor of Elec-tions Office at the address or phone number below. If no response is re-ceived within 30 days of this publi-cation, it may result in determination of ineligibility by the supervisor and removal of the registered voters name from the statewide voter regis-tration system. 05533918July 26, 2012 NOTICE OFFOREFEITURE OF UNCLAIMED MONIESTO: ANYPERSON, FIRMS, OR CORPORATIONS LISTED BE-LOWCLAIMING ANYINTERESTON UNCLAIMED MONIES:Robert Murphy0.91Justin CulbreatH0.60Nathan Reynolds 0.10Jerrell Griffin 40.00Walter Allen29.20Johnny Williams0.87Alejandro Mendoza0.25Jeffery Plummer0.15Stanley Shaw0.02Travis Harrington0.11David Ford7.00Jernetric Carter5.00Rolando Salazar0.57Nicholas Harrell0.13Theodore Ball1.15Dennis Parker0.60Amy Wyche0.53Ryan Walker0.33Alphonso Hughes0.07Jonathan Howard0.13Carl Peil0.11Richard Withers0.19Aaron Robbins0.34Robert Eggleton0.19Johnnie Collins7.72David Byrd2.00Williams Cobb0.30Eric Hoffman0.09Randy Grefton4.00Sarah Thomas1.25Johnnie Rhoden0.34John Sullivan0.16Curtis Parrish0.12Charles Knight0.75Samuel Harrell0.09Valentin Martinez 4.57Jeremy Rolda0.24 LegalApril Robinson0.06Carnell Hall0.31Stephanie Dixon0.26Victor Pearson 0.15Demarious Wilson 0.72Frank Bubnich0.31Thomas Rountree0.20Teshe Caudill0.10Kiambi Staples0.21Cody McGuigan0.04David Urioste 0.29Ryan Crews0.11Raymond Morales 0.17Andrew Mansfield 0.84Dantonia Perkins 0.44Felisha Messer 0.14Nancy Garcia0.06Rictor Smith 0.17Thomas Jackson1.00Warren Rentz 0.58Jeffery Norris 0.39Sheila Collins0.05Jamie Gibson0.26David Gaskins0.05Crystle Anderson 0.86Steven Bryant1.77William Dudley0.31Terrence Tolbert0.29Ronnie Hancock0.01David Brink1.50David Glover0.66Garrett Caldwell0.30Dominque Wilson4.32Damien Henderson0.71Dorey Brown0.12Arlie Waldron1.00Charles Baker0.39Lavelle Butler0.28Stephen McDonald0.02John Thomas0.55Blake Hauss0.01Jeffery Epley0.01Kenneth Presnell0.97Michael Feliciano0.23Steven Green0.84Eric Brooks1.42Simon Pawlak0.20Ira Sedor1.55Veronica Moore0.34Anthony Lavalley0.24James Pickett1.14Joshua Thomas0.18Michael Lebeau0.09Avelizario Vasquez5.00Maxell Baggs0.70Keith Simmons0.04A-1 Bail Bonds100.00Jamal Combs0.22Brian Griffin0.44Tammy Searls0.16Darryl Arnold0.09William Clements0.49Barton Buse0.06Clendon Brown0.03Billy Bryant0.01Jeannette Woods0.49Gudiel Mendez2.00Ennis Fowler0.14Paul Ott0.06James McKinney0.06Brent Hubert1.32Ester Topia0.16Joshua Titterington0.06Billie Dortly0.05Kelli McLees0.26Aristides Hutchinson 0.19Daniel Pope0.14Wakesha Jones0.05Milford Palmer5.00Mark Ivey0.30Talin Jones0.16Peyton Cleveland2.00James White1.53Christopher Robinso1.33Kendrick Anderson20.00Ricardo Lee0.15Gloria Miller14.61Alan Bowles0.59Jason Carr0.04Laci Albritton0.79Carlis Lindsey0.05Pierce Sapp3.00April Holmes0.34Robert Hall0.26Daniel Yerke0.20Andrew Mansfield0.05Vershard Scippio0.05Demetrious McGowan 0.04Eric Morris0.15Trevarius Ingrahm 0.02Jerald Givens5.66Amanda Levine1.65Jeremy Randles0.40Alicia Lehman0.27Joshua Todd0.15Ruby Matthews0.56Joshua Feagle0.51Travis Lockwood0.12Acevedo Caballero5.00Mercy Elkins0.33Ralph Hart0.19Jeffery Plummer0.11Kevin Catalan2.16Maurice Thomas0.17Charnauis Queen1.01Heather Haynes0.44Francisco Ramirez0.13Natasha Gordon0.17Andres Machado2.67Catherine Spranlion2.55Brandon Allen0.39John Talley0.16Tiffany Harnage4.00Cylde Young0.80Kyle Waltrip0.15Robert Sparrow6.05Rita Scippio0.34William Guernsey0.18Donald Meisky0.10Cody Lane0.57Harold Stamper0.20Anthony Skinner0.16Theodore Ball0.03Marcus Marshall0.20Madison Race0.12Paul Haug6.00Antorria Jackson300.00Ronald Allbritton0.44Sheppard Dixon0.07Jimmy Green0.02Willie Mitchell 0.56James Allen0.05Chain Williams0.03Ted Ortloff0.70Jordy Smith0.03Christina Grant3.00Raymond Dalton0.31Cheyenne Reynoso3.78Jason Williamson0.06Alisa Simpson60.00Joshua Feagle0.67Shannon Jenkins0.35Jayna Carter0.62David Medlock0.63Jay Milton0.36Regan Joss0.32Joshua Smith0.17Ashley Shafer0.13 LegalKrista Silcox0.15David Byrd0.74Kimberly Reigner0.22Ricky Guyden0.39Roy Roberts0.07Kimberly Bradshaw24.68Micheal Blunt0.81David Norell0.31Dominic Brantley0.16Caleb Gaskins0.05Donald Maddox0.10Timothy Martin8.00Elizabeth Perez0.05Helen Leo2.00Johnnie Kilby0.26GregoryMacCortney 0.82Johnnie Rhoden0.35Joshua Bell0.51Shelly Brock1.02Rodric Harris0.63Cale Murray0.31Peter Chasas13.85Charles Harry1.19Emmery Williams0.35Joshua Hansen0.22Dominque Wilson0.18Kenneth Smith0.11Tony Jordan0.08Burton Beasley0.04Adam Dicks0.23Stanley O'Quinn0.23Joe Byers0.42Earl Johnson0.32Briana Dale0.07Joshua Feagle0.07William Hutcherson0.06Billy Joe Tomlinson0.09Jonathan Keen0.81David Stone0.13Kyle Waltrip0.30Marquis McKinnie0.13Daniel Lieupo0.08Richard Thomas3.07Travis Pound1.00Kyle George0.66 801.60YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that the above described monies have been collected, under and by virtue of Florida Statutes, and are currently in the possession of the Columbia County Detention Center, and you are further notified that a petition has been filed in and for Columbia County, Florida,seeking thefor-feiture of said monies, and you are hereby directed and required to file any claim you might have and show cause why such monies should not be forfeited on or before September 1st, 2012. You are hereby notified to make such response within twenty (20) days from the date of this publi-cation. Unless such monies are claimed on or before the aforemen-tioned date, the same shall be de-clared forfeited to ColumbiaCounty Board of County Commis-sioners. Persons having or claiming any interest in such funds or any por-tion of them shall file written claimswith the Sheriff of Columbia County within the time specified, and shall make sufficient proof to the Sheriff of his/her ownership, and upon doing so shall be entitled to receive any part of the monies so claimed.Unless claim is filed within such a time aforesaid, all claimes in referencethereto are forever barred.WITNESS MYHAND AND SEALon this 25th day of July 2012, at Columbia County, Florida.MARK HUNTER,SHERIFFBY: SHARON PARKERCOLUMBIACOUNTYDETENTION CENTER05533869July 26, 2012 LegalTHE CIRCUITCOURT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 12-294-CASPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC., formerly AMERICAN GEN-ERALHOME EQUITY, INC.,Plaintiff,v.WILLIAM D. THOMAS; REBEC-CAM. THOMAS; DISCOVER BANK; RING POWER CORPORA-TION, AFLORIDACORPORA-TION; COLUMBIACOUNTYAPOLITICALSUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; NA-TAMI HOSPITALS OF FLORIDA, INC., D/B/ALAKE CITYMEDI-CALCENTER; GRAHAM & SON ELECTRICAL, INC., and CAMPUS USACREDITUNION,Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: WILLIAM D. THOMASResidence Unknown455 SWArchie GlenLake City, FloridaYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-lowing property in Columbia Coun-ty, Florida:The land referred to in this exhibit is located in the State of Florida in the County of Columbia in Deed Book 990, Page 32, and more particularly described as follows:Lot 7, CEDAR HILLS, a subdivision according to the plat thereof as re-corded in Plat Book 5, Page 134, public records, Columbia County, FloridaTogether with the mobile home situ-ated thereon, which is affixed to the aforementioned real property and in-corporated thereinhas been filed against you and RE-BECCAM. THOMAS; DISCOVER BANK; RING POWER CORPORA-TION, AFLORIDACORPORA-TION; COLUMBIACOUNTY, APOLITICALSUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; NA-TAMI HOSPITALS OF FLORIDA, INC. D/B/ALAKE CITYMEDI-CALCENTER; GRAHAM & SON ELECTRICAL, INC., and CAM-PUS USACREDITUNION, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on SIDNEYE. LEWIS, ESQUIRE, plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 300 West Adams Street, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Florida, 32202. within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on plaintiffs attorney or im-mediately thereafter; otherwise a de-fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court, on the 3rd day of July, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBY: B SCIPPIODeputy Clerk05533690July 19, 26, 2012 100Job Opportunities05533630 FT& PTPC Tech needed for busy local shop. Exp required. 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LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, JULY26, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 100Job Opportunities05533852Lake City & Alachua locations are now accepting resumes for Experienced Managers No phone calls please!!! Submit resumes to email@example.com or fax to 352-387-0011 05533872 HOLIDAYINN & SUITESLake Citys only full service hotel is seeking the following P/T Positions : Caf Server Room AttendantFront Desk AgentMust have experience Apply in person Mon-Fri 12-5pm 213 SWCommerce Dr. EOE/DFWP. 05533909OPSEvent Assistant/Museum Guide Part Time $8.00 perhour Stephen Foster State Park is seeking a highly motivated, hard working team player to join an enthusiastic team of personnel and volunteers in the position of OPS Events Assistant/Museum Guide (40 hours/week). This is a non career service position that requires working weekends and holidays. Benefits not provided. This position requires an individual that possesses excellent computer and writing skills and to be able to function both independently and as a team player. Duties include, but are not limited to; answering telephones, filing, maintaining budgets, computer and data entry, writing media releases, staffing special events, receiving and conducting visitors through the visitor center, providing information about park facilities and events; performing janitorial duties and other related duties as required. AClass E valid drivers license is required. Applications are available online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com Resumes are not accepted unless accompanied with a State of Florida Employment Application. Submit Application no later than Tuesday July 31, 2012 to the following: Elaine McGrath, Events Coordinator Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Post Office Drawer G White Springs, Florida 32096 DEPonly hires US Citizens or authorized aliens and is an EEO / ADA/ VPemployer. Section 110.128, F.S. prohibits the employment of any male required to register with Selective Service System under the US Military Selective Service Act. Bookkeeper/Assist.Excellent CSR skills. Quicken /QB Experience Req. Fax resume to 888-3703379. Pay Based on Experience. CustomerService Position Available immediately strong customer service skills required. firstname.lastname@example.org DRIVERS TRACTOR/TRAILER Flatbed drivers to run FL/GA/SC. REQ: Class ACDL, 3 yrs. current T/Texp.,at least 6 mos. F/B exp., good MVR, must pass drug test (DOT& hair). BENEFITS: Ins. (health,life, dental & vision), 5 paid holidays, Vacation,Safety Bonus. Call Atlantic Truck Lines at (904) 353-4723 for more details M-F (8-3). F/T PERSONALASSISTANT needed. Must have bachelors degree and must be proficient with computers and modern day electronic devices. Must reside in Lake City or be willing to relocate. Fax resume to 386-487-1232. FULL-TIME TELLER Full-Time Position in Lake City branch. Strong customer service skills, highvolume cash handling or teller experience and professional appearance REQUIRED. Great pay and benefits! Application REQUIRED & available at www.sunstatefcu.org. Fax application to 386-462-4686. DFWP, EOE. Great Employment Opportunity at Suwannee Health Center and RehabTemporary Full Time Maintenance $9.38 per hour/Experience Necessary in Carpentry, Renovation, Flooring Drywall & Painting.Temporary Full Time Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant. Experienced Preferred.Activities Assistant Full Time for Self Motivated Person with a Great positive Attitude and a Love for the Elderly.Dietary Aide PT. Flexible hours. Experienced Preferred.CNAs Full Time Experience Preferred. Housekeeping / Laundry Aide Part Time Experience Preferred. Apply in Person @ Suwannee Health Care Center & Rehab. 1620 East Helvenston Street. Live Oak, Fla. 32064 EOE/V/D/M/F Halls Pump & Well & Carolyn Height WaterCompany Is seeking someone to work in our Water Treatment and Pump Repair Department. Those who meet the following requirements Need Apply : High school diploma, Class Aor B drivers licens, Drug and Alcohol free, & be mechanically inclined. Pre hire Background check mandatory. Apply in person at 904 NWMain Blvd. 386-752-1854 100Job OpportunitiesIMMEDIATE OPENING Breakfast Attendant 4:30am 11:30 am Days Vary Industry Standard Benefits Must Be Self Motivated with Excellent Customer Service Skills Apply In Person 450 SWFlorida Gateway Drive Lake City, FL32024 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES Seeking Qualified & Experienced Management to join our Team. Strong Leadership Skills & Personnel Mgnt needed. Pay Ranges from $8-$16/HR And Benefits are Available. Apply online @ mcstate.com/alachua or call 386-755-2475 MECHANIC for busy truck shop. Experience required with own tools. Southern Specialized 386-752-9754 One Position Open For an Industrial Supply Co. Duties to include: Customers Service, AP/AR, Purchasing, Estimating and Other clerical duties. Must be able to Multi task and have computer skills. Please apply in person: 3631 US 90 East Lake City FL, Quality Mill Service, or email to: email@example.com Part Time Bookkeeper for Law Office. Experience with Bookkeeping including Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable. Pay Commensurate with Experience. Send Resume to Office Manager, P.O. Box 1029, Lake City, Florida 32056. Sales Position Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Toyota Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 Seeking cashier for Internet Cafe. F/Tflexible hours. Background check and References Needed. Must have your own transportation Send reply to Box 05091, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 Small historic non-denominational church with a heart for children is seeking a pianist for Sunday services. Please contact 904-259-4194 if interested. Wee Care of Columbia City is looking for Professional VPK Qualified Teachers holding a CDA or Higher. Experience Necessary. Fax Resume to 754-2262 or Apply in person. 120Medical EmploymentBusy Family Practice Office seeks motivated, experienced person for FT Nursing Asst. Position. Fax resumes to (386) 719-9494. 240Schools & Education05533645Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class-07/16/12 & 7/23/12 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-09/10/12 LPN 09/10/12 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies FREE CAT 1 year old, Female. 5 toes, inside only, UTD, all shots. Contact 386-344-4495 FREE KITTENS Playful, Loveable, Weaned, Litter Trained. Contact 386-438-8557 Free to good home, one orange, one white and light gray. Litter trained, 8 weeks old, Contact 386-288-2504 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 330Livestock & Supplies1 Bull, 5 Heifers Sebuss Miniature Bramha Cattle. Single Lane Farms. 386-776-1090 420Wanted to Buy Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. $275 & up CASH! Free Pick Up! NO title needed !386-878-9260 After 5pm 386752-3648. 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 620Mobile Home Lots forSaleTALLTREES &beautiful pasture. Well kept DWw/ split floor plan, walkin closets, workshop. MLS 80899 Robin Williams Hallmark Real Estate (386)365-5146 630Mobile Homes forRent2BR/2BAMH Water & Garbage included No Pets. $550. mo. $450. Sec. Dep. 386-752-9898 or 386-365-3633 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, 1st+last+dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. Contact 352-870-5144 640Mobile Homes forSaleBIG FAMILYSPECIAL! New 2013 4/2 Jacobsen $47,995. Only 8 More at this Low Price! Cant go a dime cheaper! Del-setac-shirting and steps. North Pointe, Gainesville 352-872-5566. Hours Sat till 7 PM Sunday 10-3 DEALFELLTHROUGH! $55,900 Buys New 2012 Town Home 32x80 4/2 Entertainer home. YES $55,900 Delivered and Set on your property. Below Factory Cost. North Pointe, Gainesville. 352-872-5566. Handyman Special 2br/2ba Moble Home starting at $350 to own. Family Community. 305-984-5511 or 386-344-0830 HOME ON HIGH LAND Picturesque roll down to tree shaded creek. 3/2 DWon 1.25 acres with detached carport $78,000 Call Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 Palm Harbor Village 4/2 From 499 Mo Loaded3/2 From 399 Mo Loaded Homes on Your Lot 0 Down 800-622-2832 ext 210 THIS MONTHTSSPECIAL! New 2013 Jacobsen 28x52 3/2 only $44,995 del-set-ac-skirting and steps. Not a dime lower. Best Price Pricing! Only 10 at this LOWPrice! North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, Fl., Hwy 441. Call Today 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent1BD/1BA$500 month $200 Security Deposit, Utilities included, in town, Call Chris 386-365-2515 2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Apts for rent in Live Oak. Call for price. Contact 386-623-3404 & 386-362-9806 2/1 w/garage & washer/dryer hookups. East side of town, Call for details 386-755-6867 2BD/1BA DuplexTop to Bottom Renovation. $625.00 per month. NO PETS. 1st/Last/Security. 386-867-9231 2BR/1.5 BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and Timco. Call for details. 386-365-5150 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 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 Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Great area Wof I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups, patio, $600-750 + Sec. 386-965-3775 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 Gorgeous, Lake View 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A $450. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720Furnished Apts. ForRent1brApt. incl: water, elec, & cable. $595 mo. Good area. Between Lake City & Lake Butler. References & sec. reqd. No pets. 386-719-4808 or 386-466-8289 Rooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. Call 386-752-6062 3BD/2BA Great neighborhood, HVAC, and garage, $1100 mth, sec & app. req. Contact 704-239-4883 Large 2bd/2ba Renovated, Fireplace central heat and air, separate work shop/ office building, By VA $795 mth. Contact 813-784-6017 Large 2bd/2ba Renovated, Fireplace, CH/A, seprate work shop / office, by VA,$795 mth.+Dep. Contact 813-784-6017 730Unfurnished Home ForRentTotally Refurbished 2/1 duplex, w/ deck & garage 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $700 month 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 750Business & Office Rentals05532259OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth 700 sq' at $8.00 sq' 1785 sq' at $7.00 sq'8300 sq' at $7.00 sq' also Bank Building Excellent Locations Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 0553380517,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acres of Land Sale $195,000, Rent $1,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 ForSale orLease Preschool/Childcare Building, Turnkey Ready. For more Information call 386-365-3329 Office Space For Rent 750 SW Main Blvd. Across the street from North Florida Eye Care. 900 sqft. 386-288-4868 Office Space For Rent Excellent Location 3000 sqft 155 NWEnterprise Way, Lake City. US Hwy 90 West, 1 mile from I-75. Contact 386-755-9457. Office Space for rent. High traffic area with all utilities furnished including high speed internet. Various size offices available. Call Dale DeRosia @623-3004. 805Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national 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 children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 3br/2b, 1860 sqft. DWon 5 acres plus above ground pool. $125,000. MLS#80543 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 4/3 Home on 56 acres, fenced, 5,000 sqft warehouse 4br/3ba, 2764 sqft. $550,000. MLS#78420 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 810Home forSale 4/33,786sq. ft., 2 additional rooms could be bedrooms, media room, $254,900. MLS#79905 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 5.91 acres, partially cleared. From Charles Springs & Suwannee River. $20,500. MLS#80961 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 6.45 Acres, River Front on Suwannee River, 3 lots, Hamilton County $75,000. MLS#77414 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Brand New Underway in Mayfair, Brick, 3br/2ba split plan. MLS #80025, $171,900 Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency MH Enclosed w/ stucco. 3br/2ba, gas fireplace, Pole Barn, New roof. MLS #81043, $62,900 Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Well Maintained 1512 sqft, recent remodeling (Kitchen & floors) $89,000. MLS# 79838, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Hardy board home w/ 2 master suites, split plan, huge great room $170,000 MLS# 80458, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Almost 1 acre, with 18x20 metal building on slab, electric, cleared, partially fenced. MLS# 80458, $35,000. Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 COWBOYESTATEon 25 acres, large workshop, horse stalls, in ground pool, cross fenced. MLS 80178 call Janet Creel -Hallmark Real Estate (386)623-1973. Fabulous Home, LCC Club. 4br/3ba, Interior Renovations, 2,328 sqft. $159,900. MLS#78637 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 HIGH SPRINGSCOUNTRY Natural setting close to Santa Fe River. Compact. MLS 80894. Call Teresa Spradley Hallmark Real Estate (386)365-8343 810Home forSale HUNTER'S PARADISE Deer & turkey roam this tract. 3/2 brick home, fenced pasture. MLS 80851. Call Ginger Parker Hallmark Real Estate 386-365-2135 RENTALINVESTMENTNear schools, doctors, town activity. Tiled kitchen, nice deck on back. $55,900 Call Ginger Parker 386-365-2135 MLS 80750 820Farms & Acreage200 ACRES 5 miles NE of Live Oak. Half Wooded & Pasture with fish lake. Creek flows through property, Plenty of deer & turkey. Will Finance 386-364-6633 Owner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. 951Recreational Vehicles2005 27 FIFTH WHEELCAMPER Double slide out, good condition, $15,900. Contact 904-259-2894 GAS GOLFCART Fast, 20 hp motor, 25 tires, new front seat, rear seat.$3,500 FirmCall (386) 623-3923 LAKE CITY REPORTER This Reporter Works For You! 755-5440Classifieds 755-5445 Circulation
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