The Lake City reporter
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Title: The Lake City reporter
Uniform Title: Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: John H. Perry
Place of Publication: Lake City Fla
Creation Date: March 3, 2012
Publication Date: 09-13-2012
Frequency: daily (monday through friday)[<1969>-]
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Newspapers -- Columbia County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Columbia -- Lake City
Coordinates: 30.189722 x -82.639722 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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From staff reportsColumbia County Resources, Budweiser, and S&S Food Stores will pres-ent the 4th Annual Smokin’ Pig BBQ Fest Cook Off and family event to be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday. Gates open at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday with free admission until 3 p.m. on Friday. After 3, admis-sion is $5 for Friday night and includes two concerts. Saturday’s admission is $3 for all day at the event. “We’re looking forward to a wonderful event that’s going to give the commu-nity a chance to come out and sample some great bar-becue and watch some of the experts at work,” said Wanda Jones, Smokin’ Pig BBQ Committee chairman. There are 41 teams scheduled to compete in this year’s event, which marks the fourth year the event has been held. Jones said the event continues to increase in its popularity. “I guess people really like to barbecue,” she said. “It’s a real popular thing to do. Everybody enjoys a good steak, pork loin or Boston butt on the grill. We think this is something that’s easy to do, it’s fun, the whole family can get involved in it and I just think it’s something that everybody enjoys.” What to WatchLive musical entertainment Friday on the Main Stage will feature two very well-known per-formers from the North Florida region. The Mercy Mountain Boys will elec-trify the crowd with their driving beats and perfect harmonies. Up and coming country singer Jamie Davis will entertain the crowd with his brand of country music that is sure to conOpinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE Professor X has left the building. COMING FRIDAY Local News Roundup. 87 67 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNI TY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 166 1Romney, Obama trade barbs over embassy Synthetic pot, more seized from local stores By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comLocal law enforcement agencies combined forces Wednesday and seized syn-thetic marijuana and bath salts from a number of local conve-nience stores. Sgt. Ed Seifert, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office public information officer, said syn-thetic drugs are among the latest in a series of substances that, when used improperly, offer alternatives to traditional illegal drugs. These powerful stimulants, reportedly intend-ed as as substitutes for ecstasy, cocaine, amphetamines and marijuana, have been designed to avoid illegal prosecution and are commonly available on the Internet, specialty “smoke” shops and convenience stores. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the Lake City Police Department, State Attorney’s Office and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office dur-ing the Wednesday morning operation. Seifert said the synthetic substances were seized from a total of nine independently-owned convenience stores in Columbia County and Lake City. On March 23, Gov. Rick Scott signed HB1175 into law. The law deemed “synthetic substances” such as bath salts and synthetic cannabinoids to be a significant threat to the health and public safety within Florida. In accordance with the new law, authorities visited mul-tiple convenience stores in Columbia County and Lake City. Any and all products that were deemed in violation of the new law were seized from the businesses. “Several pounds of banned products were collected,” Comin’ out Smokin’ 4th Annual Smokin’ Pig BBQ Fest set for Friday, SaturdayGrilling class set fortonightWater district taxrate unchanged Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kimberly Ray examines items in a local estab-lishment Wednesday. COURTESYPart of combined effort from local law enforcement. BUST continued on 6A By DAVID ESPOAP Special CorrespondentWASHINGTON — Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of show-ing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats dead in the Middle East and jolted the race for the White House. Obama retorted that his rival “seems to have a tenden-cy to shoot first and aim later.” Even some Republicans questioned Romney’s handling of the issue, calling it hasty. Top GOP leaders in Congress point-edly declined to endorse his criticism of the presi-dent. Said Obama: “It’s important for you to make sure that the state-ments that you make are backed up by the facts. And that you’ve thought through the ramifications before you make ‘em.” Obama-the-politicalcandidate’s unusually personal criticism, which came in an interview with CBS, stood in contrast to his appearance outside the White House earli-er in the day. Then, he somberly mourned the deaths and announced the deployment of additional Marines at diplo-matic posts overseas in his capacity as command-er in chief. “And make no mistake. Justice will be done” he declared, referring to those responsible for the murders of Chris Stevens, U.S. ambassador to Libya, and three others. The four diplomats were killed on Tuesday as protesters overran and burned the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. In a separate incident, the American Embassy in Cairo was breached by protesters, and the nation’s flag was ripped down, although no deaths were reported there. The political fallout came as U.S. officials investigated whether the attack in Libya was a ter-rorist strike planned to mark the 11th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Initial reports were that both the Libya and Egypt events had been motivated by anger over an amateur film made in the United States that ridiculed Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. Either way, some Republicans joined Democrats in question-ing Romney’s decision to inject himself into the situation thousands of miles away with his BARBS continued on 6A Lake City barbecue professional Thomas Henry holds up a slab of meat during a recent cooking exhibition. Henry will be the featured cooking expert at this year’s Smokin’ Pig BBQ Fe st.COURTESY JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterJustin Peeler (left) and Greg Walker, both of the Blue Butt Cook Team, slice off pieces from a slab of pork spare r ibs. FEST continued on 6AFrom staff reportsLake City barbecue professional Thomas Henry will be the featured cook-ing expert at this year’s Smokin’ Pig BBQ Fest and before the event officially begins, Henry will host a grilling class tonight. Henry is a long-time grill master and has won many Grand Champion awards for his grilling expertise across the Southeast. Henry is the lead grillmaster on his Budmeisters BBQ team based in Lake City. He will provide a Barbecue Techniques class at 7 p.m. today before the Smokin’ Pig BBQ Fest begins on Friday. The class is free and HENRY continued on 6A LIVE OAK – The Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board on Tuesday adopted a tenta-tive budget of $16.1 mil-lion and a proposed mill-age rate of 0.4143, the same as last year. With property values declining 2 percent, this will save the district tax-payers roughly $280,000, according to district offi-cials. The proposed budget supports the agency’s core mission and includes funding for agriculture and local government cost-share programs. It reflects a significant increase in focus on water resource and supply plan-ning and monitoring while meeting the needs in the other program areas. The district proposes to set aside $1.5 million for agriculture and $1.5 mil-lion for local government cost-share programs for water resource develop-ment, conservation, water quality, and natural sys-tems projects. Program highlights include continuation of: Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) program North Florida Regional Water Supply Partnership Data collection, management, monitoring and analysis Detailed floodplain studies Aquifer Recharge Feasibility Study Land management and surplus lands program Improvements, TAX continued on 6A


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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays AROUND FLORIDA 50 years later, Professor X dead Wednesday: Afternoon: 9-9-5 Evening: N/A Wednesday: Afternoon: 1-8-6-8 Evening: N/A Tuesday: 8-12-18-26-30 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 2AWEATHER n Actress Jacqueline Bisset is 68. n Actress Jean Smart is 61. n Actress Christine Estabrook is 60. n Talk show host Tavis Smiley is 48. n Track and field star Michael Johnson is 45. n Musician/baseball player Bernie Williams is 44. n Football player Brad Johnson is 44. n Singer Fiona Apple is 35. n Actor Ben Savage is 32. n Canadian wrestler Angel Williams is 31. [Final Exhortations] Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Re joice! Philippians 4:4 NIV Thought for Today There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people con fuse it with the Salvation Army. John Ashbery MIAMI The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has sus pended two central Florida CVS stores from selling controlled substances as part of prescription drug diversion investigation. DEA officials said Wednesday it marked the first time the agency had revoked such registrations at national chain stores. An administrative law judge sided with DEA in recom mending revocation of the two CVS outlets in Sanford. The case is part of a broader DEA crackdown in Florida on illegal sales of prescription drugs such as oxycodone and hydro codone. DEA says the two Sanford stores dispensed more than 3 million oxy codone pills last year, far above the average nation ally. A CVS spokesman says the company is reviewing the decision. CVS earlier said it had tightened poli cies regarding the filling of controlled substance pre scriptions. Task force meets on defense law WEST PALM BEACH Members of a task force reviewing Floridas stand your ground are express ing support for the statutes core provision that deadly force can be used if neces sary to prevent death or serious injury. In a meeting in West Palm Beach on Wednesday, members of the Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection voiced strong approval of the notion that citizens have no duty to retreat if threatened. The committee is hold ing a series of meetings around the state in advance of making recommenda tions to Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature about pos sible changes to the law. Ponzi wife pleads not guilty FORT LAUDERDALE The wife of convicted Florida Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has pleaded not guilty to a conspiracy charge after she allegedly hid over $1 million in jew elry from investigators. After entering her plea, 38-year-old Kim Rothstein was released Wednesday on $500,000 bail and ordered to observe travel restrictions. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that she was brought into court in shackles and was wearing no jewelry. Despite the not guilty plea, Kim Rothsteins attorney says she will take responsibility for her actions and work out a plea agreement with prosecu tors. Her former attorney, a friend and two other men are also charged in the jew elry scam. Motions denied in Rilya Wilson case MIAMI A South Florida judge has denied defense motions seeking to toss out a purported con fession in the murder case stemming from the 2000 disappearance of 4-year-old Rilya Wilson. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Marisa TinklerMendez on Wednesday rejected defense claims that the alleged confes sion should be thrown out because defendant Geralyn Graham did not have a law yer present. The judge also said she will allow state ments Graham made to a police detective. Graham was the girls caretaker when she disap peared. She faces a Nov. 5 trial date on murder and other charges. Motorcyclist struck, killed ORLANDO Authorities say a person on a motorcycle was struck and killed by a school bus in central Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol the crash happened about 7:10 a.m. Wednesday near Lake Nona High School in Orange County. FHP spokeswoman Kim Montes says no children were on the school bus. No further details were immediately available. Man gets life for fatal shooting PENSACOLA A Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to life in prison for a shooting that left one teen dead and another injured. An Escambia County judge sentenced 23-year-old Jeremy Rand on Wednesday after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree mur der. The Pensacola News Journal reports that Donny McKay an accomplance, is awaiting trial on attempted murder charges. DEA suspends permits for two state CVS stores n Associated Press PHILADELPHIA Fifty years after Charles Xavier banded his first class of mutants together as the X-Men, the tele path-turned-team builder has been killed by one of them. The teacher, who trained mutants in Marvel Entertainments X-Men comics through the years, was felled in the latest issue of Avengers vs. XMen by Scott Summers. Summers, aka Cyclops, was one of the teams founding members. In the current series, hes been taken over by the Phoenix force and is lashing out. Marvel editor in chief Axel Alonso says it wasnt writer Brian Michael Bendis initial intent to kill the character off, but as the story progressed it became obvious that this had to be the last stand of Charles Xavier. He says the mortal blow will have ramifications that will reach into new titles coming this fall. MacFarlane is SNL guest host NEW YORK You might think Seth MacFarlane has a show-biz bucket list. By now, hes checked off ventures like his ani mated TV shows (led by Family Guy), his record ing of show tunes, live performances at Carnegie Hall and this summers film comedy, Ted, which he directed, wrote and pro vided the title characters voice for. Now MacFarlane will serve as guest host this week for the season pre miere of NBCs Saturday Night Live. Was this just the next gig on his to-do list? Not exactly, MacFarlane said Tuesday. When things come up, I tackle them if they sound fun. Thats how I decide what to do and what not to do. Its what sounds like its going to be a good time. But theres another rea son he was reporting to Studio 8H. They asked me, he explained. Its the kind of thing you dont say no to if youre in comedy. For a multimedia come dy impresario, MacFarlane might not seem ideally suited to SNL, where he is being treated warmly, but not in his customary role as the boss. Madisons last Peepshow nears LAS VEGAS Las Vegas Strip burlesque star and mother-to-be Holly Madison is taking her final bow at Peepshow on Oct. 21. The 33-year-old announced last month that she and her boyfriend, Electric Daisy Carnival creator Pasquale Rotella, are expecting a baby in the spring. Organizers of Peepshow have said tickets would be available through the end of the year, although they havent announced Madisons replacement. Peepshow debuted in March 2009 and runs at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. Madison previously worked for Playboy and dated the magazines cre ator, Hugh Hefner. This comic book cover released by Marvel shows the Avengers VS. X-Men #11 issue. Marvel Comics is killing off Charles Xavier, the founder of its famed X-Men, with his killer none other than Scott Summers who, as Cyclops, was one of the original five mutants whom Xavier taught to use his pow ers to help manand mutant kind with mixed results. ASSOCIATED PRESS n Associated Press


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YOU CHOOSE THE CAR: NEW OR NEW-to-YOU (2008 or newer) YOU CHOOSE THE TERM: 36, 48 OR 60 months Rates as low as APR 1 EITHER WAY: Plus, no payments for 90 days 3 By GARY FINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Florida is moving ahead with a plan to privatize near ly 3,000 jobs in the states prisons despite a promise by one of the states main unions to ask a court to block the move. A legislative panel on Wednesday approved a proposal by the administra tion of Gov. Rick Scott to spend nearly $58 million in order to privatize prison health care operations by January. The issue divided the panel with Democrats questioning the record of the private compa nies and whether the states Legislative Budget Commission could legally approve the move instead of the entire Legislature. The Florida Senate earlier this year narrowly defeated a proposal to privatize pris ons in South Florida. I think this is an over reach, said Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich, D-Westonn. But Republican legisla tors and lawyers with the Florida Department of Corrections insisted that the state can move ahead with the privatization plan. Sen. J.D. Alexander, RLake Wales and chairman of the Legislative Budget Commission, insisted it was totally within the author ity of the panel to make such a major decision. He said the commission acted on the request at this time because Scott asked them to do it now. But Alexander also said that he agreed to support it because the state is project ed to save money by using two private companies to offer health care services to nearly 100,000 inmates. I think its an opportu nity to provide more effi cient and effective services to those inmates and save money, Alexander said. Top officials at Floridas prison agency told legisla tors that the savings would be achieved by a number of ways, including the likeli hood that those working for the private companies would not receive the same level of benefits as state workers. An agency official also said that he expected that about 98 percent of those now working for the state would be offered jobs by the private companies. But the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees which represents non-pro fessional employees pro viding health care services said they would quickly go into court to block the privatization from going ahead. The decision on Wednesday is just the latest in battles over the privatiza tion of prison health care services. State legislators back in 2011 had previously approved the privatization effort but they tucked it into the overall state bud get instead of passing a stand-alone piece of legis lation authorizing it. That move sparked a court fight, but a judge this summer declared the case over because the outsourcing provision had expired at the end of the June. The department already has selected two compa nies to handle health care services. The state picked Pittsburgh-based Wexford Health Sources for the southern part of the state and Corizon Inc. of Brentwood, Tenn., for other regions. Florida will privatize nearly 3,000 prison jobs GARY FINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE A scathing new report from state investigators con tends that Florida A&M University didnt keep track of expenses and finances for its famed Marching 100 band. The investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement was launched in the aftermath of the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. State investiga tors looking into Champions death last November found problems with the bands finances and started a separate probe. The band has been suspended for this year and 12 for mer members have been charged with felony hazing in connection to Champions death. The probe into university finances resulted in the arrest last month of the university events director on misdemeanor charges. The final report released on Wednesday did not find any additional wrongdoing, but it does fault the university for lax oversight. Among the findings: Travel per diem payments intended for band members going to football games were handed out to students, some still in elementary school, along with university alumni and others not even enrolled at FAMU. The report states that neither former band director Julian White or FAMU officials could explain why this hap pened. In another instance White who resigned from his job earlier this year waited three months before reporting the theft in thou sands of dollars of band dues that he collected months earlier. The FDLE report raises questions about much was stolen during the 2007 incident, noting that while witnesses said as much as $40,000 may have been stolen, White told FAMU police the amount was only around $12,000. Investigators also discovered that the university allowed White to get paid extra for outside band per formances. Additionally, the FDLE review states that investigators had trouble verifying purchases made by FAMU employees as well as travel reimbursements. Nearly all of the issues and con cerns identified pursuant to this investigation resulted from FAMU and its employees failure to comply with university policy and proce dure, the FDLE report concludes. Furthermore, the investigation revealed that a lack of internal con trols and administrative oversight substantially contributed to a sys temic lack of regard for or adher ence to university policy and proce dure. Interim President Larry Robinson issued a statement Wednesday say ing that he had received the report late this afternoon and our team is reviewing it for additional cor rective action. Likewise, a spokes woman for State University System of Florida Chancellor Frank Brogan said he had not had a chance to review the report. Chuck Hobbs, an attorney rep resenting White, said that veteran band director had fully cooperated with investigators and even handed over his banking records. He said that the final report exonerated White of any wrong doing. White was fired right after Champions death, but he was then reinstated and placed on leave at the request of state investigators. White wound up retiring the same week that the university disclosed more than 100 band members werent even enrolled FAMU stu dents at the time of Champions death, FAMU did not keep good records Members of the Edward Rutledge Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution pose with Lake City Mayor Stephen Witt Wednesday after Witt proclaimed Sept. 17 as the 225 anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention. Pictured are DAR Chapter Chaplain Gigi Register (from left), Regent Nancy Wheaton, Witt, DAR Treasurer Jeannette Kennedy and Honorary Chapter Regent Joan Hagan. COURTESY Daughters


T he Chicago teach-ers’ strike has huge implications for the Obama administra-tion. If it drags on long enough, the strike that began Monday will inevitably draw compari-sons to the tough stand taken by Republican governors in Wisconsin, Ohio and New Jersey against public employee unions. Almost inevitably, it will have Republicans waxing nostalgic for President Ronald Reagan’s firing of striking air traffic controllers in 1981. But these are Chicago city employees, and there’s little President Barack Obama can do about it except walk a fine line between the teachers’ unions, among his strongest supporters, and his education reforms -some of them at issue in Chicago -that they largely oppose. Much as he would probably like to, Obama cannot totally distance himself from this con-tentious labor dispute of at least 26,000 striking teachers, affect-ing more than 350,000 students and, of course, their parents. Republicans, momentarily forgetting their own Chris Christie for a second, portrayed the strike as typical of the bare-knuckled Chicago political milieu that produced Obama. GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said it was a typical example of teachers unions plac-ing their interests over those of the children. For Obama, the only good that can come out of this strike is a quick end. ONE OPINION Sanctions won’t stop Iran’s nuclear development To the Editor: Thank you for the coverage of, “Fallen but not Forgotten.” It really is our intent to honor and respect the memory of the many families lives affected by 9/11 events. Reading the article and seeing the pictures, I believe Lake City will continue to show up and support the efforts to applaud Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMS, Civilians and our Armed Forces who were impacted by the horrific attack on our nation.Argatha GilmoreChief of Police, Lake City Strike may create trouble for Obama Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published 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 writer’s 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: news@lakecityreporter.com Taking the Chicago mayor to school Q The Washington Times Q The Washington Post OPINION Thursday, September 13, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW F irst, the good news: Sanctions have helped drive Iran’s currency to its low-est level ever, half its value from a year ago. Meanwhile, Iran’s oil exports were down almost 45 percent in July, the most recent month for which data are available. The bad news: Iran’s rulers are as determined as ever to develop nuclear weapons that they intend to use to dominate the Middle East, weaken America -“Satan incarnate” -and wipe Israel off the map. “New and significant intelligence” received by the International Atomic Energy Agency suggests Iran is closer than ever to acquiring the abil-ity to build nuclear weapons. Few sanctions advocates expected that Iran’s rulers -men possessed of a radical ideology and grand ambitions -would easily or quickly be convinced that acquiring nukes is more trouble than it’s worth. There was a chance: In 1988, then-Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini reluctantly agreed to a cease-fire with Iraq due, it is widely believed, to the economic crisis brought on by the conflict and the peril that posed to the sur-vival of his Islamic Revolution. There are no indications that sanctions at present levels have brought Iran’s current rulers anywhere near that point. What sanctions have done is end busi-ness as usual with the world’s most threatening regime, and link Iran’s crimes to more than just rhetorical consequences. By no other means was Iran going to be singled out or isolated -certainly not by the United Nations or other organs of the so-called international commu-nity. Over time, reality has been sinking in. Despite a vigor-ous propaganda effort by Iran’s apologists, 80 percent of Americans believe the regime’s nuclear program menaces the U.S. and its NATO allies, according to a poll taken this summer. Last week, Canada closed its embassy in Iran, gave Iranian diplomats in Canada five days to pack up and leave, and formally designated Iran a “state sponsor of terrorism.” The Iranian response was typical: A government spokesman called the Canadian government “racist.” In an editorial last week, the Washington Post, hardly a conservative or hawkish news-paper, said that “if Mr. Obama really is determined to take mili-tary action if Iran takes decisive steps toward producing a bomb, such as enriching uranium to bomb-grade levels or expelling inspectors, he would be wise to say so publicly. Doing so would improve relations with (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu and deter unilateral Israeli action -and it might well convince Iran that the time has come to compromise.” Exactly: The soft talk of diplomacy and relatively small stick of sanctions need to be buttressed by a big stick -a credible warning that force will be used should peaceful options prove insufficient. And should Israel decide that the imminent acquisition of nukes by a regime openly committed to its annihilation requires a military response sooner rather than later, having tougher sanctions in place will be indispensable. The day after such a clash, Western diplomats should be able to tell the theocrats that the resuscitation of Iran’s economy cannot begin until they we are certain that their nuclear weap-ons program is moribund, and that they have stopped sponsor-ing terrorists abroad and violat-ing fundamental human rights at home. At that point, the Iranian people are sure to have opinions of their own. With a little encour-agement, they may have the courage to express them. T housands of Chicago public-school teach-ers have taken to the streets in their first strike in 25 years. Usually Republicans are the ones being denounced by Big Labor for having the temerity to insist on fiscal responsibility in public-sector union deals. This time, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, of impeccable Obama-era liberal Democratic credentials, is the one facing the chanting mobs and bongo drums. It couldn’t happen to a nicer guy. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is doing its best to fit the stereotype of greedy, out-of-touch laborites. The average Chicago teacher’s salary is $76,450 per year, compared to $47,000 for the average Chicagoan. The CTU is demanding a 30 percent pay bump over two years, with 24 percent coming in the current school year. Stunningly, the union turned down a 16 percent pay raise offered in arbitration. In addition, they want smaller class sizes, more hires and more time off to go to confer-ences and other time wasters. In short, they want it all. These demands would be outsized even in the best of times, but these days the city and the country are stuck with a low-growth economy, high unemployment and record amounts of debt. The CTU will find no sympathy from taxpay-ers who are paid far less than teachers yet are expected to foot the bill for the union’s bloated demands. Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is turn-ing the strike into a popular referendum on the inflated power of public-sector unions. This increases the pressure on Mr. Obama to try to force Mr. Emanuel to cave to union demands and get the issue out of the headlines. It remains to be seen if Mr. Emanuel’s tough-guy persona is justified, or if the Windy City teachers will take the mayor to school. R epublican presiden-tial nominee Mitt Romney is specific about how much he will cut income tax rates for every American: by one-fifth. But he is vague about how he’ll pay for this, though he insists he can cut rates without losing revenue. The danger is a repeat of 2001 and 2003, when President Bush and Congress enacted tax cuts that plunged the nation into debt. Mr. Romney says he can prevent a repeat by closing loopholes. But the “loopholes” that cost the Treasury most are deduc-tions and other provisions that Americans have become rather attached to — for example, measures that promote hom-eownership, charitable giving and employer-provided health insurance. Which would he take away? Speaking Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Mr. Romney offered a new twist to his non-answer. The nominee repeated that he would “limit deductions and exemptions for people at the high end,” while he would “lower the burden on middle-income people.” Asked by host David Gregory about studies showing that the math doesn’t add up — the most authorita-tive is from the Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute — Mr. Romney cited studies from Harvard and Princeton universities that he said prove his point. A campaign spokeswoman told us that the Harvard study is an analysis by economist Martin Feldstein that we’ve written about previously. Mr. Feldstein showed that the Romney math might work if you strip all households with taxable income of $100,000 or more of every dollar of deduction for charitable giv-ing, state and local income tax and mortgage interest. Does Mr. Romney favor such a plan? Would he consider such a proposal to be lowering the burden on middle-income peo-ple, even though millionaires would get a break while those in the $100,000 to $200,000 income range would pay more? He won’t say. The Princeton study, his spokeswoman told us, refers to an analysis by economist Harvey S. Rosen. Mr. Rosen makes his math work by tak-ing away a lot of the same deductions from the same taxpayers, plus interest-free municipal bonds and the tax break for employer-provided health care — and then assum-ing that economic growth will be 3?percentage points higher than it would have been with-out tax reform. Mr. Rosen acknowledges that assuming increased growth runs counter to how the Treasury Department or the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation evalu-ate such proposals, but he says most economists agree that tax simplification would stimu-late growth. “It seems odd to assume away possible increas-es in incomes associated with a given tax reform proposal when its explicit goal is to enhance growth,” he wrote. The problem is that goals and results may not mesh. “I’ve demonstrated that I have the capacity to balance budgets,” Mr. Romney said Sunday. That would be more reassuring if he were willing to show the country a plan. Cliff May Q Clifford D. May is president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a policy institute focusing on terrorism. Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Thank you for the excellent coverage Romneya littleshort onspecifics


TodayFFA orientationThe Columbia FFA Alumni will host a parent/student orientation in the Columbia High School caf-eteria from 6:30 9 p.m. Sept. 13. All FFA mem-bers, parents and alumni are encouraged to attend. The meeting will cover information necessary for your student to excel in the FFA program. Membership dues for the students, t-shirts, and alumni dues may be paid at this meeting. Membership forms can be filled out in advance by visiting the Columbia High FFA web-site at www.columbiaffa. weebly.comGarden Club meetsThe Lake City Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Clubhouse at 257 SE Hernando Ave. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m. The program this month is a plant exchange.Free BBQ classThere will be a free professional BBQ cooking class Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Banquet Hall. Thomas Henry and Gary Blevins will be the cooking instructors. For informa-tion call 386-752-8822. Tea Party meetingAre you concerned about where our coun-try is going? Have you made a promise to your-self to get more involved and do a better job learn-ing about the candidates and issues? Please join the North Central Florida Tea Party monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 in the Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. in Lake City. The school districts superintendent candidates from both Columbia and Suwannee counties will be there. This includes: Glenn Hunter, Terry Huddleston, David Laxton and Jerry Scarborough. Each candi-date will be given time to speak followed by a ques-tion-and-answer session. This is a great way to learn more about each candi-date in order to make an informed decision on Nov. 6. School Superintendents have an awesome task in guiding our children and grandchildren and we need to make it our responsibil-ity to learn as much as pos-sible about the candidates. For more information, call John 386-935-1705, Sharon 386-935-0821 or go to: www. northcentralfloridateaparty.orgSept. 14 Smokin’ Pig Fest Smokin’ Pig Fest BBQ Cookoff and Family Event will be Sept. 14-15 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. There will be free admission until 3 p.m. on Friday. Only $5 per person after 3 p.m., which includes the con-cert. Admission is $3 all day Saturday. There will be bounce houses, kid games, vendors, water slides, crafts, Florida’s Largest Sand Pit and more. Jamie Davis and Mercy Mountain Boys will be live in concert Friday. Enter the talent contest at www.firststreetmusic.com. For more information visit www.columbiacountyfair.org or call 752-8822. Fish dinnerOur Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, pre-pares fish dinners every Friday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $6 for two Alaskan Pollock filets, corn, baked beans, hush puppies, cole slaw and tarter sauce. Take out or eat in. Sept. 15Pride festival, pageantLake City Pride Inc. presents the Lake City Pride Festival and Pageant Sept. 15. The festival will be downtown in Olustee Park from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be live bands, vendors and food. The pageant will be at the Lake City Country Club from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. for the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. Lake City Pride, hosting by Indie Brooks. Contestant fee is $50. For more infor-mation call 386-697-5663 or email simeon_32055@ yahoo.com. Red Dress/Red TieB&S Combs Elks Lodge #1599 and the Pride of B&S Combs Elks Temple will host a “Red Dress/Red Tie” affair beginning at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at the B&S Combs Lodge at 1688 NE Washington St. in Lake City. A $5 donation will be charged.Magic ShowThe High Springs Community Theater is proud to announce a special magic show for children on Sept. at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 for all ages andwill be avail-able at the theater door at 1:30 p.m. or on the web at highspringscommunity-theater.com. Please note that web prices add $1 to each ticket. The theater is located at 130 NE First Avenue, two blocks south of the Great Outdoors Restaurant.State park eventThe Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Fort Clinch State Park, 2601 Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach, will host a weekend event to commemorate the part that Fort Clinch played in the Spanish-American War. The event is held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 15 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday morning Sept. 16. The fort will be filled with uniformed interpret-ers and participants will also be able to enjoy exhib-its of the armament and period military equipment. For additional information, contact the park at (904) 277-7274. Beach cleanupThe Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Fort Clinch State Park, 2601 Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach, is partnering with Keep Nassau Beautiful to host a beach cleanup as part of the International Coastal Cleanup initiative 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15. Participants will be provided with all needed supplies to clean up speci-fied areas of the shoreline in Fort Clinch State Park. This 2-hour event will ensure the safety of local wildlife and aid in keep-ing our beach ecosystem healthy and thriving. Park admission is free for event participants. Sunscreen and comfortable shoes are recommended.Drive for FFAThe Fort White FFA is calling on former mem-bers, parents and support-ers to Roundtree – Moore Ford Lincoln on Saturday, Sept. 15 to test drive a Lincoln automobile. For each vehicle that is test driven the Fort White FFA receives $20. Please come out and support the Fort White FFA Chapters. Sept. 16Church anniversaryThe Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church of Raiford, where Henry Ortiz serves as pastor, will be celebrating their 109th church anniversary on Sept. 16 at 11 am and 3 pm. The guest speaker for the 11 a.m. service is Minister Lynward Jones of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Lake City. The guest church for the 3 pm service will be Reverend Dr. Dwight Pollock, pas-tor of Shilio Missionary Baptist Church of Lake City. Please come and help us celebrate as we lift up the name of Christ. For more information, contact (386) 623-1654 or (386) 431-1322. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 5A5A statefarm.comWith competitive rates and personal service, it’s n o wonder more drivers trust State Farm. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.CALL FOR A QUOTE 24/7. Ride with the #1 car insurer in 1001143.1State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company State Farm Indemnity Company Bloomington, IL John Kasak, Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 johnkasak.com John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 johnburnsinsurance.com FLORIDA. 8D

6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-04246ASeifert said. Each store owner and/or manager was provided with a written overview of the synthetic substances and the reasons for seizure. Authorities did not identify the stores from which the substances were seized. “We have been working on this operation for several weeks,” Seifert said. “Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office recently performed the same operation so they were here to assist us, which we very much appreci-ate.” Retailers and those in possession of “synthetic substances” who require assistance in their lawful disposal are asked to contact their local law enforcement agencies for assistance. Failure to comply with this emergency order can result in a felony arrest under state statutes. Seifert said authorities were cataloging the items into evidence Wednesday afternoon, but the synthetic substances will be destroyed in the near future. “An order for destruction will be sought by the court and when received, the products will be safely disposed of,” he said. critical statement Tuesday night. He followed up with morning remarks in which he blasted the adminis-tration’s initial statement from Cairo as disgraceful and “akin to apology.” He added, “It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values.” Appearing in Jacksonville, Fla., Romney quickly broadened his remarks to emphasize other disagreements he has with Obama on nation-al security issues, citing “differences of opinion with regards to Israel and our policies there; with regards to Iran, with regards to Afghanistan, with regards to Syria.” The events unfolded with less than eight weeks remaining in the race for the White House, a cam-paign that has been close for months and appears likely to be settled in fewer than 10 battleground states. The state of the economy has been the top issue by far from the beginning of the race, and recent sur-veys suggest Romney holds a narrowing advantage over the president when it comes to plans for reduc-ing the nation’s unemploy-ment rate of 8.1 percent. The situation has long been different on for-eign policy. Asked in a Washington Post-ABC News poll last week which candidate was better suit-ed to handle international affairs, registered voters picked Obama by a mar-gin of 51 percent to 38 percent. The Republican challenger has worked to whittle away at that defi-cit, and he made a heav-ily publicized overseas trip early this summer as part of his effort. He drew mixed reviews at best— reproached by British offi-cials, for example, when he appeared to question prep-arations for the Olympic Games in London. Nor has Obama ceded any territory. Speeches and video presentations at last week’s Democratic National Convention were heavily stocked with refer-ences to the daring raid the president ordered more than a year ago that resulted in the death of ter-rorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. Romney, on Wednesday, defended his decision to issue his criticism Tuesday night, at a time it was not yet known that Stevens had been killed. Asked if he would have done so had he been aware of the deaths, he said, “I’m not going to take hypotheticals about what would have been known and so forth.” Gordon Johndroe, a national security aide dur-ing George W., Bush’s presidency, said Romney’s reaction as a candidate was quicker than he would be able to make if he were president. “Events happen quickly but the information at first is very vague and uncertain. You don’t know who has done the attack, how many people, who was attacked, were people just injured or killed. It takes a while for information to come through, and you have to be very careful and cautious when responding.” While Obama initially chose not to respond to Romney, he shed his reluc-tance later in the day and compared Romney’s reac-tion unfavorably to the way many other Republicans responded. “And so I think if you look at how most Republicans have reacted, most elect-ed officials, they reacted responsibly,” Obama said. “Waiting to find out the facts before they talked, making sure that our No. 1 priority is the safety, the security of American personnel. It appears that Gov. Romney didn’t have his facts right.” Top Republican leaders in Congress did not come to Romney’s defense as they — like the GOP chal-lenger and the president — mourned the deaths of the fallen diplomats. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said Obama “correctly tightened the security overseas.” Asked about Romney’s remarks, he declined to answer and walked toward his office in the Capitol. House Speaker John Boehner issued a brief statement condemning the violence against the U.S., as did Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, but neither included any reference to the president. Romney’s account didn’t mesh completely with events in Cairo. The embassy statement that he referred to as akin to apology was issued by the embassy in Cairo at midday on Tuesday at a time the staff was aware of still-peaceful demonstra-tions in the area nearby. It was four or five hours later when the mob breached the compound’s walls and tried to burn a U.S. flag. The embassy statement condemned “the continu-ing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the reli-gious feelings of Muslims — as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions,” and noted that religious freedom is a cornerstone of American democracy. Romney added that the White House later “dis-tanced itself” from the statement, saying it hadn’t been cleared by senior officials in Washington. “That reflects the mixed signals they’re sending to the world.” Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, in an interview later in the day, also said the initial statement had come as the embassy was under attack. “I disagree with the original statements that the embassy put out — that the administration put out in Cairo sympathizing with the people who were storming the embassy. We should stand up for our values,” he said. While top Republican leaders in Congress avoid-ed criticism of Obama, other GOP lawmakers were not as reluctant. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., noted the timing of the events and said, “America has suffered as a result of President Obama’s fail-ure to lead and his failed foreign policy of appease-ment and apology.” Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon of California said: “Again and again under President Obama we have met threats and thugs with apologies and concessions. Unsurprisingly, these mobs aren’t satisfied with apolo-gies any more. They have clearly been escalating the offensive in the war of ideas for some time.” n Associated Press writers Ben Feller in Florida, Steve Peoples in Boston and Philip Elliott, Kasie Hunt, Donna Cassata, Jim Kuhnhenn, Matthew Lee, Ken Thomas and Deputy Director of Polling Jennifer Agiesta in Washington con-tributed to this story. nect with all music fans. Tickets for Friday, which includes both concerts, are $5 and available at the gate.What to DoSo much to do, the kids will enjoy Bounce Houses, Kid Games, a 30-foot Slip and Slide, Crafts, Vendors, Florida’s Largest Sand Pit, Dunkin’ Booth and much more! Football fans don’t need to worry about missing any college football games. Big screen TVs under the beer tents will broadcast the day’s top games, so grab some BBQ and enjoy! Come out and show your support for your favorite BBQ Team and enjoy the day at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, raising money for charity groups in Columbia County.Got Talent Sing, Dance, Juggle??? Enter the Talent contest for your chance to win $1000 cash and prizes or if you don’t have talent but like to have fun, we have the Smokin’ Pig version of Minute to Win it, enter for your chance to win cash and prizes. Suwannee River Jam Auditions will also be on the stage, register online at firststreetmusic.com and for more information. will be held inside the ban-quet hall at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Henry and his team will be around all weekend to talk to folks as they will compete in the Festival. “We’re going to talk about all the fundamentals of both competition cooking and what you can do to improve what you do in your back-yard,” Henry said. “It’s going to be a lot of informa-tion and a lot of fun.” He’ll give grilling tips for chicken, ribs, pork and beef brisket. Henry said he will address the following topics: meat selection, how to trim the meat for presentation, rubs, marinades and sauces. He also will discuss fire meth-ods and talk about grilling vs. smoking and specifical-ly give some pointers for smokers, charcoal and gas grillers in attendance. “I’m going to give out a few recipes, but not my contest champion recipes,” Henry said, laughing. “I have to keep some of my secrets.” updates and enhancements to information technology, data management, and internet services to the public Implementation of an Agricultural Team Initiation of Santa Fe River Basin Nutrient Reduction and Irrigation Retrofit program A copy of the proposed budget is posted on the Business and Financial page at www.mysuwanneeriver.com A final public hearing on the budget is set for Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the District office located at 9225 County Road 49 in Live Oak. Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, and vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, greet supporters, during a cam-paign rally in Manassas, Va. President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday. ASSOCIATED PRESS ASSOCIATED PRESS BARBS: President, contender have plenty to say about terro rist attacks Continued From Page 1A BUST: Synthetic marijuana, bath salts seized Continued From Page 1A TAXES: Rates the same Continued From Page 1A HENRY From Page 1A FEST: Lots of BBQ From Page 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterCarlos Brown, of Kelly’s Old School BBQ, samples a por k rib fresh out of the smoker last year at the third annual Smokin’ Pig BBQ Fest. ‘A good rib is tender with no napk ins required,’ Brown said. HILLEL ITALIEAP National WriterNEW YORK — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is a working on a book about one of the Republican Party’s most contentious issues: immigra-tion. Bush has a deal with Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster, for “Immigration Wars: Forging An American Solution.” Threshold announced Wednesday that the book is scheduled for next spring and will be co-authored by conservative attorney and activist Clint Bolick. Financial terms were not disclosed. “Drawing upon history and American ideals, Jeb Bush and Clint Bolick outline a courageous and com-prehensive strategy to bridge the partisan divide and set our nation’s immigration policy on a just and rational course,” Threshold said in a statement. “The book will present a comprehensive solution based on two core principles: Immigration is vital to America’s future, fueling its growth, vibrancy and creativity; yet any true and enduring solution must adhere to the rule of the law.” The 59-year-old ex-governor has been urging his fellow Republicans to take on a more moderate tone on immigration, saying hard-line policies have led to lost elections. Bush him-self was elected twice in a state with a substantial Hispanic population. Jeb Bush working on book Jeb Bush looks at the convention floor from the pod ium during a microphone check at the Republican National Conve ntion.ASSOCIATED PRESS


Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 7A 7AHEALTH By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON Are you falling asleep after dinner? Do you have a decrease in libido? Have you noticed a recent deterioration in your ability to play sports? It could be Low-T. Welcome to the latest big marketing push by U.S. drug companies. In this case, its a web page for Abbott Laboratories Androgel, a billion-dollar selling testoster one gel used by millions of American men struggling with the symptoms of growing older that are associated with low testos terone, such as poor sex drive, weight gain and fatigue. Androgel is one of a growing number of prescription gels, patches and injec tions aimed at boosting the male hormone that begins to decline after about age 40. Drugmakers and some doctors claim tes tosterone therapy can reverse some of the signs of aging even though the safety and effectiveness of such treatments is unclear. The problem is that we dont have any evidence that prescribing testosterone to older men with relatively low testosterone levels does any good, says Dr. Sergei Romashkan, who oversees clinical trials for the National Institute on Aging, a part of the National Institutes of Health con glomerate of research centers. Low testosterone is the latest example of a once-natural part of getting old that has become a target for medical treat ment. Bladder problems, brittle bones and hot flashes have followed a similar path: from inconvenient facts of life, to ailments that can be treated with drugs. The rise of such therapies is being fueled by both demographics and industry marketing. Baby boomers are living longer and looking for ways to deal with the infirmi ties of old age: Life expectancy in the U.S. today is 78 years, up from 69 years a half-century ago. And companies have stepped up their marketing to the older crowd: Spending on print and television ads promoting testosterone by firms like Abbott and Eli Lilly has risen more than 170 percent in the last three years to more than $14 million in 2011, according to advertising tracker Kantar Media. Doctors say thats led to an increase in men seeking treatment for low testoster one. Prescriptions for the hormone have increased nearly 90 percent over the last five years, according to IMS Health. Last year, global sales reached $1.9 billion. People are living longer and want to be more active, says Dr. Spyros Mezitis, a hormone specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. They no longer consider that because theyre older they shouldnt have sexual intercourse. Former marathon runner Damon Lease, 50, had been complaining of low energy and depression, for which his doctor pre scribed a combination of four psychiatric drugs. But since he started taking twicea-week testosterone injections in May, he says hes been able to stop taking two of the medications and hopes to eliminate them completely. He says he has more energy, improved mood and concentra tion. I spent 27 years running long distanc es, I like biking, I like hiking, and I guess every guy wants to have an active sex life ... I want to keep doing those things as long as I can, says Lease, who works as a software company executive. I feel 20 years younger. MASS-MARKET HORMONE Despite its rising popularity, testosterone therapy is not completely new. Testosterone injections were long used for men with hypogonadism, a disorder defined by low testosterone caused by injury or infection to the reproductive or hormonal organs. But the latest marketing push by drug makers is for easy-to-use gels and patches that are aimed at a much broader popula tion of otherwise healthy older men with low testosterone, or androgen deficiency. The condition is associated with a broad range of unpleasant symptoms ranging from insomnia to depression to erectile dysfunction. Drug companies peg this group at about 15 million American men, though federal scientists do not use such estimates. Watson Pharmaceuticals now markets its Androderm patch, which slowly releases testosterone into the bloodstream. Abbott has its gel that can be applied to the shoul ders and arms. And Eli Lillys Axiron is an underarm gel that rolls on like deodorant. Androderm, launched last year, had $87 million in sales, and Axiron, which was launched in 2010, had sales of $48 million last year. All of a sudden youve got these big players with a lot of money using con sumer directed marketing to change the landscape, said Dr. Natan Bar-Chama, a male reproductive specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. They see the poten tial, they see the market growth annually and its very impressive. But government researchers worry that medical treatments have gotten ahead of the science. Male testosterone is mainly produced in the testes and affects muscle mass, sperm production and various sexual char acteristics. The hormone can easily be checked with a blood test, but doctors cant agree on what constitutes a low reading in older men. Typical testosterone levels for younger men range between 300 and 1,000 nanograms per deciliter, but once levels begin dropping there is little consensus on what makes a normal number. Some doctors believe testosterone lev els below 300 lead to sexual dysfunction in older men, but the rule does not cover all cases. A 2010 study by researchers at the University of Manchester and other European institutions found that 25 percent of men with testosterone levels above that threshold had the same sexual problems used to diagnose low testosterone. Adding to the ambiguity is that testosterone levels change by the hour, so a man who takes a blood test for testosterone in the morning may get a completely different reading when tested in the afternoon. SAFETY CONCERNS Adding to the confusion over what defines low testosterone, theres not much understanding of whether testoster one replacement therapy actually improves mens symptoms. Evidence of the benefits of testosterone is mixed, and the potential health risks are serious. The largest study conducted to date, a 2008 trial involving 230 patients in the Netherlands, found no improvement in muscle strength, cognitive thinking, bone density or overall quality of life among men taking testosterone. Muscle mass increased 1.2 percent, but not enough to improve physical mobility. The National Institute on Aging is cur rently conducting an 800-man trial to defini tively answer whether testosterone therapy improves walking ability, sexual function, energy, memory and blood cell count in men 65 years and older. But those results arent expected until 2014. In addition to concerns about testos terones effectiveness, the long-term side effects of the hormone are not entirely understood because most trials to date have only followed patients for a few months. But the most serious risks include heart problems and prostate cancer. In fact, all testosterone drugs carry a warning that the hormone should not be given to men who have a history of prostate cancer. History has shown that hormone replace ment therapy can be dangerous. That hit home for women in 2002 when a landmark study shook up the conventional wisdom about the benefits of estrogen replacement therapy for menopause, the period when women stop producing eggs and the hor mone estrogen. The federal study found that women taking hormone pills were more likely to suffer heart attacks, breast cancer and strokes. Doctors now gener ally recommend hormones only to relieve severe symptoms in the lowest possible dose and for the shortest possible time. In the case of testosterone, Abbott Laboratories says Androgel and other drugs like it are an important treatment option for men with low levels of the hor mone. But the company acknowledges that more study is needed. Abbott believes that the long-term effects of testosterone replacement therapy should be studied, which is why we continu ally fund and support additional clinical tri als, such as the National Institute of Agings testosterone trial, the company says. Doctors who prescribe testosterone say more men should be talking to their doctors about the hormone. If an older man feels excessively tired or his erectile dysfunction has worsened he should be asking Is there something wrong with my testosterone? says Mezitis of Lenox Hill Hospital. The awareness should be much broader than it is at this point. Even critics of the testosterone craze acknowledge that the interest in anti-aging products may be inevitable as life expec tancy increases. But they say doctors can do more to help seniors by focusing on lifestyle adjustments that keep them con nected to their friends and family, rather than prescribing drugs. We really medicalize seniors so much that they think the secret always has to be scientific, says Dr. Nortin Hadler of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who has written four books on excessive medical care. We need another perspec tive to understand the secrets to healthy aging, which by and large are not pills. The drug Axiron. an underarm gel that rolls on like deodorant, is one drug used by men strug gling with symptoms of growing older associated with low testosterone such as poor sex drive, weight gain and fatigue. Its one of a growing number of prescription gels, patches and injections aimed at boosting levels of the male hormone that begins to decline in men after about age 40. Testosterone marketing frenzy draws skepticism ASSOCIATED PRESS By RICARDO ALONSOZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON It sounds like good news: Annual premiums for jobbased family health plans went up only 4 percent this year. But hang on to your wal lets. Premiums averaged $15,745, with employees paying more than $4,300 of that, a glaring reminder that the nations problem of unaffordable medical care is anything but solved. The annual employer survey released Tuesday by two major research groups also highlighted another disturbing trend: employees at companies with many low-wage work ers pay more money for skimpier insurance than what their counterparts at upscale firms get. Overall, its historically a very moderate increase in premiums, said Drew Altman, president of the Kaiser Family Foundation, which conducted the survey with the Health Research & Educational Trust. He quickly added: But even a moderate increase feels really big to work ers when their wages are flat or falling. The rise in premiums easily outpaced workers raises and infla tion. Following a 9-percent hike in premiums last year, the 2012 increase quickly became fodder for the political debate. Republicans said President Barack Obamas promises to control health care costs ring hollow in light of the findings. But the most significant cost-control measures in Obamas law have yet to take effect, and the pres idents big push to cover the uninsured doesnt start until 2014. Those measures include a new tax on the most expensive insurance plans and a powerful board to keep Medicare spend ing manageable. Trying to head off crit ics, the administration issued a report estimating that consumers have saved $2 billion as a result of the health care law. Thats due to a combination of insur ance rebates for employers and individual policy hold ers, as well as closer state oversight of proposed rate increases, facilitated by Obamas law. Still, the Kaiser survey shows premiums for jobbased family coverage rose by nearly $2,400 since 2009 when Obama took office, with a correspond ing increase of nearly $800 for employee-only cover age. We arent happy to see any increase in health insurance premiums, said Gary Cohen, head of the administrations Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, adding that officials are heartened it was only a modest rise this year and look forward to slowing costs as more provisions of the health care law take effect. Most independent experts say the fact that premiums keep rising faster than overall inflation reflects underlying problems with the health care system that have frustrated policymak ers of both parties for years, as well as corporate benefit managers. Premiums for family health plans hit $15,745


By DAVID B. CARUSO and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK The era of the supersized cola may come to an end in New York City on Thursday, when health officials are expect ed to approve an unprec edented 16-ounce limit on sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, delis and movie theaters. But will it actually translate into better health? Doctors and nutrition experts said the regula tions success or failure may depend on more than just the modest number of calories it might slash from peoples diets. It will hinge on whether the first-in-thenation rule starts a con versation that changes atti tudes toward overeating. Ultimately it does come down to culture, and it comes down to taking some first steps, said Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick, a professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine who has studied the effect of government regulation on the obesity epidemic. There are so many fac tors that are acting in this complex disease. Obesity is not just a disease simply of people drinking too much sugary soft drink, he said. Just attacking one thing, individually, isnt going to do much. But if the rule is part of a broader social and scien tific assault on the dangers of too much sugar, he said, it could be tremendously effective. He likened it to the drumbeat about the dangers of smoking, which took decades to translate into results. People talk about it. It gets ruminated at social parties. It gets ruminated in politics and the media. And all of a sudden, you have an awareness, he said. City health officials say that by restricting portion sizes for sugary beverages, they are taking on one of the leading culprits in the national fat problem. Since the mid-1970s, Americans have increased their daily intake by 200 to 300 calories while getting less exercise a couchpotato lifestyle that has left the country with epidemic levels of obesity and dia betes. While plenty of foods contribute to the problem, some experts believe soft drinks deserve a greater share of the blame, in part because the body doesnt scream, Im full! when someone downs a 32-ounce soda, even though it has more calories than a typical fast-food cheeseburger. The standard soda has gone from a 12-ounce can in the 1980s to a 20-ounce bottle today. This is the largest single driver of the obesity epi demic, said New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said. It is the largest source of added sugars to our diet. The math behind the ban is simple: A 16-ounce Coke has 200 calories. A 20-ounce Coke has 240 calories, or about 30 more than a Hershey bar. If you drink a soda per day as do 46 per cent of Bronx residents, according to one recent Health Department sur vey choosing the 16ounce bottle rather than the 20-ounce would save you 14,600 calories a year, or the equivalent of 70 Hershey bars. That is enough to add about four pounds of fat to a persons body. To burn off those extra calories, an average-size woman would have to walk about 340 miles. New York City health officials arent actually expecting an effect that large, in part because the ban doesnt apply to sodas sold in grocery stores. But if the average New Yorker decreased soda consumption from 20 ounces to 16 ounces only once every two weeks, that would still be enough to prevent roughly 2.3 million pounds of weight gain in the city every year, Farley said. The rule, which would take effect next March, would have its biggest effect on fast-food joints like McDonalds, where a 16-ounce drink is consid ered a small. (A 21-ounce is a medium and a 32-ounce is a large.) The new rules would be enforced through the citys existing system for inspecting restaurants. Restaurants with self-serve soda fountains will be restricted to giving out 16ounce cups, but free refills will still be allowed. McDonalds would not discuss the possible effect on soda sales or how it might reconfigure cup sizes. It issued a statement expressing displeasure with the proposed rule but declined to say whether it would fight it. Some advocates for the beverage and restaurant industries have said they are contemplating suing to halt the ban. Public health issues cannot be effectively addressed through a narrowly focused ban, McDonalds said in its statement. Many doctors would agree. The rule, for example, doesnt apply to alcohol, which some studies have indicated plays a larger role in obesity among adults. Nor does it address the thousands of other things we eat that are ter rible for us, such as potato chips or fries. 8A LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 8AHealth Offer expires: Sept. 30 2012 Wednesday 9/12 ...9am to 5pm Thursday 9/13 ...9am to 5pm Friday 9/14... 9am to 5pm Saturday 9/15... 9am to 5pm Holiday Inn & Suites 213 SW Commerce Dr. Lake City, FL 32025 NYC ban on big, sugary drinks could help Protester Eric Moore sips on an extra-large beverage during a protest against Mayor Michael Bloombergs proposal to prohibit licensed food establishments from using containers larger than 16 ounces to serve high-calorie drinks at City Hall in New York. ASSOCIATED PRESS


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, September 13, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754-0421tkirby@lakecityreporter.com %632576 Thank You For Voting S&S Best of The Best! INTO AT Fine Coffees & CappucinosBuy a 24oz. Cupand receive a pack ofLittle Debbiesingle serveMini Donuts FREE! Come on in – The Coffee’s Fresh! Today Q Columbia High boys golf vs. Buchholz High at The Country Club at Lake City, 1 p.m. Q Columbia High swimming at Suwannee High, 5 p.m. Q Fort White High volleyball vs. Lafayette High, 6 p.m. (JV-5) Q Columbia High volleyball at Lee High, 6:30 p.m. (JV-5:30) Friday Q Fort White High football vs. Taylor County High, 7:30 p.m. Q Columbia High football at Buchholz High, 7:30 p.m. GAMES BRIEFS CHS FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Monday The Columbia County Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the Jones Fieldhouse. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Monday The Fort White Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the faculty lounge at the high school. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731.Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night The Fort White Quarterback Club Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night on Thursdays will continue through September. Present the Quarterback Club’s 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. RUNNING Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Suwannee River Breast Cancer Awareness Association has a 5K run/walk set for 8 a.m. Oct. 6 at Olustee Park in downtown Lake City. Entry fee is $25 or $30 day of race (6:30-7:30 a.m. registration), with proceeds going to those in the community battling cancer or experiencing financial hardship associated with the disease. Register online at www.onestoprace.com or www.jax365.com. For details, call Shannon Thomas at 288-4692, Donnie Feagle at 365-1191 or Kristi Feagle at 623-7746.Q From staff reports JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White’s Kellen Snider (7) and Trey Phillips (5) a ttempt to strip the ball free from a Newberry runner during a g ame Friday.By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE — Like Newberry High last week, Taylor County High is one of Fort White High’s old rivals. Fort White and Taylor County meet again at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Indians and Bulldogs have played each year since 2003. They were in the same district for a couple of years. While Fort White has turned its series against Fort White and Taylor County to tangle on Friday. Old rivals set to renew INDIANS continued on 2B JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High quarterback Jayce Barber (5) takes some time in the pocket to look for an open receiver.Tigers continue road tripBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comUsually when a team goes on the road for an extended period of time, the goal is to split the games. After dropping the opener of a four-game stretch, Columbia High’s football team has no inten-tions of letting that happen again. The Tigers fell one spot in the Associated Press 6A football rankings after fall-ing to Gainesville High, 17-14, on the Hurricanes home field last week. Columbia enters Friday’s Columbia takes on Buchholz at 7:30 p.m. Friday. CHS continued on 6B Domination JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White High’s Rachel Douglas (14) goes for a block while Columbia High’s Jessie Bates (22) awaits the shot.By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comThere was a height advantage in play in Columbia High’s straight sets win against Fort White High on Wednesday and Kelbie Ronsonet soared above the rest of the competition. Ronsonet had 15 kills, four blocks and five aces to lead the Lady Tigers to a 25-9, 25-12 and 25-15 win against the Lady Indians. “Kelbie played well and I’m very proud of the way she is playing,” Columbia head coach Rebecca Golden said. “She’s becoming the leader of this team.” Jara Courson had seven kills, Annie Milton had four blocks and Jessie Bates had 30 assists for the Lady Tigers. On the Lady Indians’ side, Lync Stalnaker had four kills and Leah Stringfellow had three kills and three blocks. “We just didn’t play well,” Fort White head coach Columbia defeats Fort White in straight sets. PREP continued on 2B


SCOREBOARD TELEVISION TV sports Today BOXING 10 p.m. ESPN2 Welterweights, Jessie Vargas (19-0-0) vs. Aaron Martinez (18-1-1), at Las Vegas COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN Rutgers at South Florida GOLF 8:30 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Italian Open, first round, at Turin, Italy 9 a.m. ESPN2 Womens British Open, first round, at Hoylake, England 5 p.m. TGC Web.com Tour, Boise Open, first round, at Boise, Idaho MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, N.Y. Yankees at Boston or Detroit at Chicago White Sox (8 p.m. start) NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. NFL Chicago at Green Bay BASEBALL AL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 79 62 .560 New York 79 62 .560 Tampa Bay 77 64 .546 2 Toronto 64 76 .457 14 1/2 Boston 64 78 .451 15 1/2 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 76 65 .539 Detroit 74 67 .525 2 Kansas City 64 77 .454 12 Cleveland 59 83 .415 17 1/2 Minnesota 59 83 .415 17 1/2 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 84 57 .596 Oakland 81 60 .574 3 Los Angeles 77 65 .542 7 1/2 Seattle 68 74 .479 16 1/2 Todays Games Tampa Bay (Hellickson 8-10) at Baltimore (W.Chen 12-9), 12:35 p.m. Oakland (Bre.Anderson 4-0) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 16-4), 3:35 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 13-7) at Toronto (H.Alvarez 8-12), 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 14-12) at Boston (Doubront 10-8), 7:10 p.m. Cleveland (McAllister 5-7) at Texas (D.Holland 10-6), 8:05 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 13-8) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 16-6), 8:10 p.m. Kansas City (Mendoza 7-9) at Minnesota (Hendriks 0-7), 8:10 p.m. Fridays Games Detroit at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Seattle at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Baltimore at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 88 54 .620 Atlanta 81 62 .566 7 1/2 Philadelphia 71 71 .500 17 New York 65 77 .458 23 Miami 63 80 .441 25 1/2 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 86 57 .601 St. Louis 75 67 .528 10 1/2 Pittsburgh 72 69 .511 13 Milwaukee 71 71 .500 14 1/2 Chicago 55 87 .387 30 1/2 Houston 45 97 .317 40 1/2 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 80 62 .563 Los Angeles 74 68 .521 6 Arizona 70 72 .493 10 San Diego 68 75 .476 12 1/2 Colorado 57 84 .404 22 1/2 Todays Games Philadelphia (Cloyd 1-1) at Houston (Harrell 10-9), 8:05 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 14-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 1-2), 10:10 p.m. Fridays Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Cincinnati at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Philadelphia at Houston, 8:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Colorado at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. FOOTBALL AP Top 25 schedule Saturday No. 1 Alabama at Arkansas, 3:30 p.m. No. 2 Southern Cal at No. 21 Stanford, 7:30 p.m. No. 3 LSU vs. Idaho, 8 p.m. No. 4 Oregon vs. Tennessee Tech, 3 p.m. No. 5 Florida State vs. Wake Forest, Noon No. 7 Georgia vs. Florida A&M, 7:30 p.m. No. 8 South Carolina vs. UAB, 7 p.m. No. 9 West Virginia vs. James Madison at Landover, Md., 4:30 p.m. No. 10 Michigan State vs. No. 22 Notre Dame, 8 p.m. No. 11 Clemson vs. Furman, 3 p.m. No. 12 Ohio State vs. California, Noon No. 13 Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh, Noon No. 14 Texas at Mississippi, 9:15 p.m. No. 15 Kansas State vs. North Texas, 7 p.m. No. 16 TCU vs. Kansas, Noon No. 17 Michigan vs. UMass, 3:30 p.m. No. 18 Florida at No. 23 Tennessee, 6 p.m. No. 19 Louisville vs. North Carolina, 3:30 p.m. No. 22 UCLA vs. Houston, 10:30 p.m. No. 24 Arizona vs. South Carolina State, 10:30 p.m. No. 25 BYU at Utah, 10 p.m. NFL schedule Todays Game Chicago at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m. Sundays Games Tampa Bay at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m. Arizona at New England, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Houston at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Oakland at Miami, 1 p.m. Dallas at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m. Tennessee at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. 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JOIN AT THE TABLE Single show tickets sold at the door JOIN AT THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Adults: All 6 Shows... $50 $5 Membership Students K-12 4:2Five An instrumental band without instruments April 12, 2013 PHIL DIRT and the DOZERS Rock N Roll Oldies February 15, 2013 THE MARLINS A full range of musical genres March 22, 2013 THE HUNT FAMILY Christmas Show December 14, 2012 THE RALEIGH RINGERS Premier Handbell Ensemble November 15, 2012 TERRY BARBER Counter Tenor January 19, 2013 INDIANS: Bulldogs undefeated Continued From Page 1B Newberry around, Taylor County continues to hold an edge. The Bulldogs are 6-3 against Fort White, includ ing s 3-2 record against head coach Demetric Jackson. The Indians lost a 35-28 shootout in Perry last year. Fort White tied the game with 2:49 left to play, then Taylor County scored the winning touchdown with 27 ticks on the clock. Both teams made the playoffs last year with Taylor County losing in the first round to Yulee High. Taylor County is in District 1-4A and last week lost at home to 5A Wakulla High, 41-20. Daniel Wentworth threw a pair of touchdown passes for the Bulldogs in the game. In week one, also at home, the Bulldogs rallied from a 19-7 halftime deficit to beat Dixie County High, 20-19. Senior Jake Smyrnois, who had two carries against Fort White last year, ran for 147 yards on 14 carries. Jaymonte McLoed had two touchdowns from Wentworth among his six receptions. Luke Kallschmidt returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown. Juniors McLoed and Kallschmidt are up from the JV. Wentworth was a sopho more back-up last year. Taylor County also beat Trinity Catholic High, 4237, in this years kickoff classic game. Wentworth threw for 270 yards and five touch downs and Kallschmidt had another defensive touch down this one a 52-yard fumble return that decided the game. Taylor County is coached by Ryan Smith, who took Gainesville High to the play offs in 2009-10, then moved to DeLand High last year and had those Bulldogs in the playoffs. Taylor County has made 12 appearances in the state playoffs with the first in 1968. The Bulldogs won the Class 3A state title in 1997 under Shaw Maddox, and were Class 3A runners-up in 1977 under Elmer Coker. Tiffany Bratcher said. We werent able to do anything that we wanted to do. Columbia will travel to Lee High at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow while Fort White hosts Lafayette at 6 p.m. Tigers golf Columbia High moved to 5-1 on the season with a tri-match vic tory against Buchholz and Trinity Christian at Ironwood Country Club in Gainesville. The Tigers picked up a 14-stroke victory against Buchholz with a 334 in the match. Trinity Christian finished third. Im a little disappointed in our scores to be hon est, Columbia coach Steve Smithy said. I dont think we played up to our capa bility. We had a bad mental day and didnt manage the course. We have to dictate our own scores. Dean Soucinek finished with medalist honors at 80 on the day. Dillan VanVleck finished second with an 82 followed by Tim Bagley with an 85. Nick Jones and Jacob Soucinek finished with 87s. Tristen Morgan rounded out Columbias scores with a 93 in the match. PREP: Tigers golf wins tri-match Continued From Page 1B


DEAR ABBY: My father left my mother after 32 years of marriage. To say Mom was devastated would be putting it mildly. She tried to keep things cordial for the sake of her four kids, but Dad spurned her efforts. My three brothers and I are now married with children of our own. Only recently have I been able to express how ashamed I am of myself and my siblings for the despicable way we have treated our mother for the past 17 years. Dad was always arrogant, but he became even worse when he came into money. In our lives, Dad became No. 1. The reason? You guessed it -the money. We put our mother down every chance we got, and our spouses chimed right in. We visited her only once or twice a year and never repaid the money she lent us. She knew she wasn’t wanted or respected. Dad is clueless to the fact that we hang around only because of what we can get (and have gotten) from him. This is still true of my brothers, but I no longer want any part of this cha-rade. Mom is gone now. No, she hasn’t passed away. She quietly moved out of our lives and I don’t know where she is. I don’t blame her for leaving. The abuse she took from us shouldn’t happen to a dog. When I look back, I remember a mother who held a full-time job, kept a marvelous home, was a great cook and had a wonderful laugh and sensitivity. She didn’t smoke, drink or cheat on Dad. Was she perfect? Of course not; none of us is. All she wanted after the divorce was to be loved by her kids and spend time with her grandkids. Now the grandkids are growing up without knowing this wonderful woman. Mom, if you see this letter, I LOVE YOU DEARLY. I hope you can someday forgive me for all the years of hateful remarks and unkind deeds. -MISSING MY MOM IN SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. DEAR MISSING: If you’re truly sorry, it’s time to tell your mother person-ally and ask her forgive-ness. Do whatever it takes to locate her, including hiring a private detective if necessary. It may be expensive, but use some of the money you got from Dear Old Dad. DEAR ABBY: I am an 81-year-old grandmother who blindly trusted that my annual Pap smear exam would provide early detection for any type of uterine cancer. It took a diagnosis of uterine cancer that resulted in a subsequent hysterectomy for me to discover that this test is not enough. Although the Pap test should be part of a regular checkup, it only checks for cervical cancer. Except when hormone therapy is being taken, any bleeding, spotting or abnormal discharge following menopause is NOT normal and should be reported at once to your doctor. -GEORGIA GRANDMOTHER DEAR GRANDMOTHER: I’m pleased that your cancer was caught in time. However, whether a woman is preor post-menopausal -and whether or not she is on hormone therapy -she should IMMEDIATELY alert her doctor to any abnormal bleeding, spotting or dis-charge. These symptoms are not just warning signs of cancer. They could also indicate a polyp that needs removal, or a sexually transmitted disease. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Cheer up and do whatever it takes to make you happy. Don’t wait for someone else to do things for you. Consider what’s most important to you and make it so. Change begins within. Work hard, play hard and live life your way. +++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Deal with people directly and you will get things done to your specifi-cation. Preparation will pay off and lead to success. Greater opportunity is heading your way through the partnerships you form and the experience you have. ++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Wager the pros and cons before you jump into something that may or may not turn out in your favor. Stick to the familiar and take note of those trying to pressure you. Decisions must be made that suit you, not someone else. ++++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Size up your situation and stick to your game plan. It’s time to be a leader, not a follower. Acknowledge that you know what you want, fol-low through positively and you will gain comfort in the results you obtain. Proceed with passion. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): When it comes to emo-tional matters, you will be riding a roller coaster. Slow down, take a deep breath and take a moment to decide what you want. Making a change should be based on your needs, not revenge. Proceed posi-tively. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Refrain from overdo-ing it. Keep your thoughts out in the open and stand up for your rights, but don’t pressure others to do as you do or say. The best way to move forward is to believe in what you are doing. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Instigate what hap-pens next and you will take on a leadership position that brings you greater acknowledgment. You can change the way people view you by your actions, dedication and passion to make a difference. ++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take a step back and look at whatever situation you face. There are things you can do to improve your life and people willing to help you achieve your goals, but you have to be willing to accept what’s being offered. ++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Talks with so-called friends will lead you astray. You need to embrace change and take action based on the way you feel and what you want to accomplish. Personal change will lead to peace of mind and financial sta-bility. +++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can gain ground financially, but only if you are stringent in the way you spend and invest. Practical applications will pay off. Back away from anyone asking or demand-ing too much. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Taking on too much physically will hold you back mentally. You have to gauge your time and only do what you are capable of doing. Love is in the stars, and an emotional moment with someone special will enhance your relationship. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen and react cau-tiously. Getting involved in someone else’s affairs will put you in a precari-ous position. Concentrate on developing a creative hobby or goal that can turn into a moneymaking endeavor. Don’t waste time trying to change others. +++ 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 Siblings blinded by father’s money turn away from mom 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, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 3B


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Should further information be required regarding payments or credit limits, your call will be trans-ferred to the accounting depart-ment. General Information In Print and Onlinewww.lakecityreporter.com Rate applies to private individuals selling personal merchandise totalling $100 or less. Each item must include a price. This is a non-refundable rate.$2504 lines • 6 daysEach additional line $.25One item per ad Under $100 For Sale ByAUCTION2,400 SF HOME ON 40 ACRES2BR/1.5BA, large open oor plan, gorgeous land, mature timber, camellias, azaleas, magnolias, fruit trees, etc. large sun room, shed, workshop, barn, over 1,400 sf of porch space, 2 wells, 2 septics, plus much more! Auction held on site 18943 128th Street, Live Oak, FLSat., Sept. 29 @ 12 PMOPEN from 11AM Sale DayCall 352-519-3130 for more infoFor Details Visit Our Website Michael Peters • 352-519-3130 ServicesBack Hoe, Dozer, Chopping, root raking, bush hog, seeding, sod, disking, site prep, ponds & irrigation. Free Est! 386-623-3200 MOW4 YOUR $$$ Why Pay More. No Contract. Senior Discount. Free Estimate. Call 386-365-6228 Roof Repairs Shingles, Metal, and Flat Decks. Starting at $50.00. 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 LegalNOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION1996 LINCOLNVIN# 1LNLM91V2TY684034To be held on OCTOBER 1, 2012At Daniel’s Towing & RecoveryArrowhead Road Lake City, Florida 32056-3026At 9:00 am05534794September 13, 2012 100Job Opportunities05534315The Lake City Reporter, a five-day daily in North Florida, seeks an outgoing individual to join our outside sales team. This person should be self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed and possess an enthusiastic personality. Experience preferred, but will train the right person. To apply for this position please send resume to Josh Blackmon Advertising Directorjblackmon@lakecityreporter.com CDLClass A Truck Driver Flatbed exp. for F/TSE area. 3 years exp or more. Medical benefits offered. Contact Melissa or Sandy@ 386-935-2773 Chances for Children, Child Advocacy Center is currently Accepting applications: P/TCounselors for L.C. & Live Oak. Hrs flexible. Must have FLLicense in Mental Health, or Clinical Social Work. Mail or deliver resume to 405 E. Duval St, LC, Fla. 32055 Disabled CARC has opening for both F/T& P/Thigh volume Switchboard Operator. Must be able to learn switch board program and work unsupervised. Rotating shifts including weekends and nights. Apply In Person CARC, 513 SWSisters Welcome Rd EXPERIENCED SEWING Machine Operator. Full time good wages for experience 386-755-6481 KENNELPOSITION: 7:00-5:30, some weekends and holidays. Flexible schedule of 30-35 hrs/week. apply in person at Columbia Animal Hospital, 2418 S. Marion Ave, Lake City. No phone calls. Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Required. Current Experience preferred send resume to: 250 NW Main Blvd. #1254, LC, FL32056 Medical Office Manager Experience required, send resume, three references to: 250 NWMain Blvd., #1254, Lake City, FL3205605534796T eachers Join our team of over 100 professional teachers! Want to make a difference in the lives of children? Pr eschool 10 Mo FTLead Teacher (Jasper) 10 Mo FTLead Teacher (Mayo) Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC or ECPC) required & 40 hours DCF training preferred. (Lead Teacher position requires min. AS/BS in Early Childhood or child Development and 3 years relevant experience.) Infant/T oddler 12 Mo FTTeacher (Lake City) 12 Mo PTTeacher (Lake City/Jennings/Jasper) (PT-30 hrs/wk);Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC or ECPC) required. $7.75-$14.97/hr. Excell ent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Insurance, and more. Apply at 236 SWColumbia Ave, Lake City, FLor send resume to: employment@sv4cs.org Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call 754-2225 EOE 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 100Job OpportunitiesRESIDENTIALAPPLIANCE RepairTechs Up to $1500 Sign-On Bonus! Join America’s largest in-home appliance repair company! Our technicians diagnose and repair appliances (washers, ranges, dishwasher) in customer’homes while providing outstanding customer service. We dispatch you directly from your home & provide the laptop, truck, uniforms & tools!! Aminimum of 1 yr exp is required (EPA certification for refrigeration); strong electromechanical background & home appliance experience preferred. Please contact Darrel Stern at 407-551-5388 or email Darrel.Stern@searshomepro.com EOE/AA Small historic non-denominational church with a heart for children is seeking a pianist for Sunday services. Please contact 904-259-4194 if interested. Start a Franchise Business on the Internet: SMALLINV! Proven Prod. & Svrs thru Fortune 100 & 500 Co’s. Ck it out on www.mmwe.com or contact us at 386-965-8729 120Medical EmploymentF/T MA,CNA or LPN needed For busy primary care office. M-F benefits available. Fax resume to 487-1232. F/T position available in busy medical office M-F. 2 year degree Req’d, Medical Terminology a plus. Fax resume to 386-487-1232. 240Schools & Education05534345Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class12/24/2012• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-11/05/12• LPN 03/11/13 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies Best of Two Worlds Yorkiepoo Tiny 2 to 3 pounds at Maturity Call 867-0035 Free to good Home 3 mth old black male, long haired Chihuahua. Contact 752-6993 Free to Kittens (7) To a Good Home Found abandoned on the side of the road. Contact 623-0098 (L/M) 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 & SuppliesTRI-COLOR PAINT 8 YR Old Geilding $500.00 or Best Offer 386-365-6228 402Appliances ELECTRIC RANGE Whirlpool, white, Good condition. $200 OBO SOLD 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 408Furniture Bedroom Set Queen Bed w/ mattress, 2 box springs, bureau w/ miror, bedside drawer table. $400 386-752-9866 430Garage Sales Moving Sale Sat. 9/15, 8 am-? Furniture, HH items, books, lawn equip, too much to mention 284 SWWoodberry Ct. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SAT, SEPT 15th 8am-3:30 pm Fontana Glen off Old Cntry Club HH items, mini fridge, lawn mower/parts, file cabinet, & clothes 440Miscellaneous 10 Jeans, 36W $14.00 CASH ONLY386-269-4353 Sale Sept. 15th 8:00 to 4:00 PM 440Miscellaneous 30 NWTDenim Short Overalls All Sizes $15.00 CASH ONLY386-269-4353 Sale Sept. 15th 8:00 to 4:00 PM 5 Office Jet and HPPrinters Various Models $50-$200 CASH ONLY386-269-4353 Sale Sept. 15th 8:00 to 4:00 PM 88 Worthington Paisley Skirts. All Sizes NWT$15.00 CASH ONLY386-269-4353 Sale Sept. 15th 8:00 to 4:00 PM GATOR FOOTBALL TICKETS Two seats 3 & 4, seat backs, west side sect 14, Row 41 Home Games #2,3,4,6,7 Call 397-3335 Kenmore Frost Free Refrigerator, White, In good working condition. $250 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 Large capacity Kenmore Dryer Runs Great. $175 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 MEDIUM/LARGE Freezer $150 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 Wahl Barber Clippers New & Used $20.00 to $30.00 CASH ONLY386-269-4353 Sale Sept. 15th 8:00 to 4:00 PM Wahl Barber TrimmersNew & Used $15.00 to $25.00 CASH ONLY386-269-4353 Sale Sept. 15th 8:00 to 4:00 PM 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 640Mobile Homes forSale(1) Only New Jacobsen Triplewide 42x64 Only $99,995 Del & Set with Air. Beautiful Home. North Pointe of Gainesville. 352-872-5566 2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail ammonspaula@yahoo.com 5 LIKENew Mobile Homes!!! For under $30,000. MUSTSEE Call John T. 386-752-1452 575 CREDITSCORE? New 3/2 or 4/2 doubles. Your Approved with 10% down. Call for details. North Pointe 352-872-5566 BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide ’09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail ammonspaula@yahoo.com BANK REPOS Several to choose from. Singles or Doubles. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville 352-872-5566. Coming in Daily and Selling Fast. 640Mobile Homes forSaleBIG FAMILYSPECIAL! New 4/2 Jacobsen Super Sale $43,935 inc delivery and set up. Just 5 per month at this low price! Gainesville Hwy 441 Near Home Depot 352-872-5566. Saturday till 6 PM Sunday 10-3 BIGGESTSALEEVER 13 Jacobsen Display Models reduced for Fast Sale! North Pointe Homes, 352-872-5566 Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Results Realty, MH on 10 acres. Most property cleared. 2 car covered carport. Huge Deck. $77,900 MLS#79417 Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Results Realty, Nice Lg home on 1 Ac., 4BR/2B Open kitchen & Fla. Room, beautiful yard, $129,000 MLS# 77292 LAND ANDHOME Attention land owners with good credit. No Money Down and Low Fixed Rates and Low Fees. Let’s Deal! North Pointe Homes, Gainesville 352-872-5566 MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. THIS MONTHSSPECIAL! New 2013 Jacobsen 3/2 $32,500 Factory Direct Price! Only 3 left at this low price. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, Fl., Hwy 441. Call 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! WANTED…CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 640Mobile Homes forSalePalm Harbor Homes 4/2 From 499 Mo Loaded 3/2 From 399 Mo Loaded Homes on Your Lot 0 Down 800-622-2832 ext 210 650Mobile Home & LandColdwell BankerBishop Agency Elaine Tolar755-6488 Mobile Home Park on 19 Ac. Home, single & double wides. Needs TLC MLS #81507, $189,900


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 2006 Honda VTX 1300Exc. cond., loaded, driver back rest, side bags, windshield & lots more.$7,000 obo 386-758-2408386-697-3667 2006 Hyundai Tiburon GT Coupe2D, 5 speed manual trans. 43,000 actual miles. Good condition.$9,500KBB-$10,093386-466-7778 1997 Chevy Z-71 4x4New transmission, new AC, toolbox, seat covers. Excellent condition.$7,600obo386-755-1559 2004 Ford F350 DuallyLariat, crew cab, 61,000 miles.$17,500Reduced-obo386-755-0653 1996 Dodge CaravanRunning really good. Cold A/C. Moving must sell.$2,000 386-752-9866 10 DaysONLY$ 42To Place Your Ad, Call755-5440 650Mobile Home & LandColdwell BankerBishop Agency Elaine Tolar755-6488 Home on 5+ Ac. 3BR/2.5B, Lg Kitchen spacious L.R. M.Suite bath with 2 closets. MLS #81630, $219,900 Hallmark Real Estate APlace to Plat Stretch out & enjoy manufactured home on 1.9 acres. 2 bedroom w/ CH/A. $54,000 Call Nate Sweat 386-628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate HUD Home in Trenton! $40,000! 3/2, Needs Handyman www.hudhomestore.com Case #091-381778 Robin Williams 386-365-5146 Hallmark Real Estate HUD Home in Trenton! $40,000! 3/2, Needs Handyman www.hudhomestore.com Case #091-381778 Robin Williams 386-365-5146 Ownerfinance 3/2 S. of Lake City. Clean. Small Down $650 mth.386-590-0642 & 867-1833 www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3BR/2B, 1860 sqft. features DW on 5 acres plus above ground pool. MLS#80543 $125,000. 705Rooms forRent Room for Rent. Microwave, fridge, laundry, internet, private entrance. Convenient. 386-965-3477 for information 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05534348We’ve got it all!WINDSONG APTS 2/2 $5363/2 $573 *Free afterschool program386-758-8455 1BR APT. Downtown Location, Clean. New Carpet $450 mo, plus Security. NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456 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 2BR/2BAw/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 Brandywine Apartments Now Renting 1, 2, & 3 bedrooms, CH/A. 386-752-3033 W. Grandview Ave. Equal Housing Opportunity TDD Number 1-800-955-8771 Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Efficiency with all utilities included. Close to the VA. (727)415-2207 Great area West of I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $600-$750 plus Security. 386-965-3775 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 Convenient location. 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A$450. mo $500 dep. No pets. 386-344-2170 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRentRedwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com TENANTS DREAM Newly remodeled, 2bd/1ba duplex w/ w/d hook up. Must see.Call for details 386-867-9231 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. ForRentRooms 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 ForRentBEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage, on 2 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White “3 Rivers Estates” $950 mo 1st+last +sec. Call 305-345-9907. 750Business & Office RentalsForRent 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 805Lots forSale Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Results Realty, Small home on corner lot with 3 Fenced yards. Needs TLC. MLS # 81204 $26,900 Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Results Realty Lot on Suwnnee. Lot has well & anerobic septic system. Stairway down to dock. Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Results Realty, Nice vacant lot in Desirable river Community, MLS #73268 $15,000 LOVELIESTLOT 1/2 Located in the Newest section of Plantation S/D 598 NWSavannah Drive. Call 386-397-6316 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 ‘05 Brick 3/2/2 3rd garage or shop, fenced, Call for more information 186,800 417-396-2134 Ready to sell make us an offer ACCESS REALTY Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi.MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTYTwo story 1895 Victorian house w/ electrical upgrades throughout. double -deck porches, MLS 71594 $149,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTYSpacious 4 bd/3ba Cypress Lake w/ 3643 sqft 1.25 acres on lake. Vaulted ceilings. MLS 81314 $279,900. Patti Taylor386-623-6896 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage,1 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White area “3 Rivers Estates” $125,000 River access. Call 305-345-9907. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Contempary with Amenities open great room Lg Master Suite, 3BR/2B MLS# 81538 $103,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Immaculate Log home. 11Acres, Open great room, 3BD/2B over 2100 sq ft. MLS# 78237 $247,500 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BD/2B, 1971 sq ft. Wood Floors. Vaulted Ceilings, Fenced. MLS# 79567 $165,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Brick 3BD/2B, Lg Spacious rooms, Split Floor Plan, Lot on Lake. Master has Whirlpool tub. MLS# 76769 $210,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Almost 5.25 acres, 3BD/2B, Lg Living w/ separate Dining Room, Screened patio. MLS# 81340 $137,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 4BD/3B, over 2500 sqft, Maple Cabinets, Solid surface Countertops, Fireplace & More. MLS# 81239 $203,900 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Elaine Tolar755-6488 Home in Crest Pointe. 3BR/2B, dining & Breakfast nook. Motivated seller. MLS #81426, $149,900 810Home forSale Coldwell BankerBishop RealtySherry Ratliff 365-8414 Walk to Sante Fe River. 4 Ac, RVw/ great porch, 2 car carport, lots of plants MLS# 81060, $74,900. Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Neil Holton 984-5046 Well Maintained, good access to every where, quality construction. MLS# 81536, $159,000 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Stately older home on 39 + Ac within City limits. 6BR/3.5B MLS# 76111, $994,000 Hallmark Real Estate 3/2 Home South of town w/tile flrs, lush bdrm carpets, updated baths & fixtures, $99,900 MLS 81229 Robin Williams 386-365-5146 Hallmark Real Estate Just Reduced! Brick 3/2 home on one acre Backyard fenced, sprinklersystem $114,900 MLS 80332 Call Jay Sears 386-867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate Pool & Lakefront Home on 7.95 acres. 30 X 60 workshop guest house, 4 bdrms-3-1/2 bths. MLS 80554. Janet Creel 386-719-0382 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Two story, tons of sq footage, BR upstairs, 2 full BA, 2 car carport $124,900. MLS#80555 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3BR/2B DWMH on 5.1 acres. 1984 sqft, 2 car carport $124,900. MLS#80903 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 6.45 Acres of investment property on Suwannee, Consist of 3 lots, Pool Barn. MLS# 77414 $75,000. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Fabulous L.C. Country Club 4/3 undergone some beautiful renovation. MLS# 78637 $159,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Arare sight 1 acre tract for Manufactured home close to springs. MLS# 79060 $11,500. 820Farms & AcreageACCESS REALTY10 acre square tract, High & Dry, O/F Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258 $39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY10 acre square tract, High & Dry, OF Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258$39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY43.64 acres wooded acreage in N.Columbia County. Scenic & Private. MLS 74429 $89,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Owner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 830Commercial PropertyHallmark Real Estate Estate Sale Warehouse units on 5 acres in central location. Flexible sales terms or O/F. $279,000. Janet Creel 386-719-0382 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473, RESULTS REALTY, Great Investment on McFarlane Ave. 2 units with 2BR/1B, $230,000 MLS# 79271 870Real Estate WantedI Buy Houses CASH! 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