Editors note: Off the Beaten Path is a new column showcasing special places in the county not normally on the Places to Visit list. The column will run the second and fourth week monthly. For column ideas, contact A.B. Sidibe at asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. CRYSTAL RIVER Just off the beaten path of U.S. 19, inside the gates of Crystal River Preserve State Park and just down a jaw-rattling gravel road, sits one of Citrus County residents favorites for fishing. Its a fishing hole like no other, according to regulars. Locals call it the mullet hole because depending on the day, you can bring in a whole mess of them. And fancy it is not. It is a serene throwback to days of yore with its placid waters and an idyllic stand of vegetation on its banks. And, every now and again, an excited mullet will get airborne only to re-enter the dark depths of the Crystal River tributary Citrus Countys own secret garden. It is also on these banks you can find Curtis Washington and Therese Fairley perched with a fishing rod and line in hand. No artificial lures, no reels, just a bucket of homemade fish appetizer made of chicken feed, oatmeal and flour. This is like heaven, you know, Fairley said. INSIDE JULY 25, 2011 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOLUME 116 ISSUE 352 50 CITRUS COUNTY State champs! CR senior softball team brings home title /B1 CHEAPER MEDICINES: Generic drugsThe costs of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day are about to plummet./ Page A6 SHOWDOWN: Debt deals House Speaker John Boehner readies a plan to prevent the first government default in U.S. history./ Page A7 INDEX Comics....................B8 Crossword................B7 Editorial..................A10 Entertainment..........B6 Horoscope................B6 Lottery Numbers......B4 Lottery Payouts........B6 Movies......................B8 Obituaries................A6 TV Listings . . . .B7 Classifieds................B9 ONLINE POLL: Your choice?Are law enforcement stings an appropriate tool to catch sexual predators who use the Internet? A.Yes. The recent arrest of 18 people proves that. B.No. Its entrapment. C.Yes. But they only snare the dumbest of predators. D.No. They lure a dangerous element to our community. To vote, visit www. chronicleonline.com. Click on the word Opinion in the menu to see the poll. Results will appear next Monday. Find last weeks online poll results./ Page A4 OPINION: COLUMN, PAGE A10 It is the nations leading manufacturer of false outrage and fake fury. MONDAYHIGH 96 LOW 75 Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. PAGE A4 TODAY & Tuesday morning A.B. Sidibe OFF THE BEATEN PATH LOCAL EFFORTS: Give blood Find out where the LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be parked for donations during upcoming weeks./ Page A2Get food Area groups offer low-cost food options and free meals each week./ Page A5 New law hits old contract C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterA Leon County judge released reasons Friday for withholding a special law designed to settle a long-term governance dispute at Citrus Memorial Health System. The law does not clear all the issues. Circuit Court Judge Jackie L. Fulford stated Monday in Tallahassee that a temporary injunction had been granted to the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation against the implementation of a law passed during this years Legislative Session, signed by Gov. Rick Scott on June 24 and set to take effect July 1. The law, from House Bill 1043, was sponsored by state Sen. Charles Dean, R-Inverness; state Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey; and state Rep. Jimmie T. Smith, R-Inverness. The effect of the law would be to shift control of the Inverness hospital from the foundation to the Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees. Judge weighs in on CMHS debate See CONTRACT / Page A8 BRIAN LaPETER /Chronicle Therese Fairley says the dragonfly on the end of her fishing pole means mullet are in the water. See PATH / Page A2 Mullet hole a throwback to days of yore Athletes world-title goals a family affair C ATHYK APULKA Staff WriterSeven nights a week, Dr. James Gibney and his wife, Rhonda, are on Lake Henderson in Inverness in their 20-foot MasterCraft X2 ski boat. They are not pleasure boating or relaxing. They are towing their daughter, Leah, 19, behind their boat as she trains for her next wakeboarding competition. Leah has her goal set on being the next professional wakeboarding superstar, and her parents are right there with her to make that dream come true. James drives a consistent 22.2 mph as Rhonda watches and claps as Leah completes her next wakeboarding trick. You spin to win, Rhonda yelled out with much enthusiasm. James might drive the boat, but he and Rhonda agree that Leah is the one with the real drive. Pure passion and independence, Rhonda said as she described her daughters enthusiasm for the sport. She sees it as a way to get her independence some day through all kinds of avenues. All that combined, I think thats what drives her. Leah has kept her amateur status, as she is a sophomore at the University of West Florida. She is majoring in hospitality and resort management. We kept her amateur this year, Rhonda said. Dad wants her to keep her eye on the ball. We want her to get a college education. We want her to have it all. I dont want her distracted trying to be on a pro tour. Leah started wakeboarding when she was 7. She has been competing since she was 14. Last year, she finished third in the World in the World Wakeboarding Associations Junior Womens Amateur division. This year she will compete in the Womens Amateur division. She is working on advanced tricks like the scarecrow, toe and heel 360s, back rolls and inverts that will help her to win the world title. Leah said if she wins the world title, she could possibly get a commercial sponsorship, which would give her the tools, time and money to turn her amateur status into a professional one. You can become pro whenever you want, She said. I wouldnt really want to go pro unless I have a chance in being in the top 10. School is first for me. If I stick with wakeboarding throughout Spin CATHY KAPULKA /Chronicle Leah Gibney, 19, does a back roll as she practices her wakeboarding tricks on Lake Henderson in Inverness. She is working on two of her many goals, to become the World Wakeboarding Associations Womens Amateur divisions World champion and then to turn pro. See SPIN / Page A5 She sees (wakeboarding) as a way to get her independence some day through all kinds of avenues. Rhonda Gibney mother of wakeboarder Leah Gibney. Wanted fugitive caught in area C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterA man featured on the Americas Most Wanted television program and website has been found in Hernando, according to the Citrus County Sheriffs Office. Larry Leonard Hohman, 48, of 2607 N.E. 16th Ave., Ocala, was arrested at 12:32 p.m. Sunday, at 7103 N. Carl G. Rose Highway, Hernando, on an active Vanderburgh County, Ind., warrant for parole violation for failing to register as a sex offender in reference to an original felony charge of sex offense crimes against children and as a fugitive from justice. He was given no bond. According to the Americas Most Wanted website, Hohman was convicted in 1999 of molesting two young boys. He was convicted of nine felony child molesting charges and one count each of intimidation and battery. He was sentenced to 10 years, but released early on parole with the legal requirement that he provide his address to the state. Hohman violated parole in 2005 by failing to register See CAUGHT / Page A4 ON THE NET To read the judges order granting the motion for a temporary injunction, go to: www.citrusmh.com/board. Special to the Chronicle Ocala resident Larry Leonard Hohman, 48, was arrested at 12:32 p.m. Sunday in Hernando on an active Vanderburgh County, Ind. Hohman was featured in 2009 on Americas Most Wanted television program. www.chronicleonline.com
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is in emergency need for type O-negative, and has a critical need for all blood types. In August, all donors will receive a LifeSouth umbrella as a thank-you gift. To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call (352) 527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is also required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (7 p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekday, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org for details. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 25, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, First Baptist Church, 700 Citrus Ave., Crystal River. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 28, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 29, Subway, 2639 E. Gulfto-Lake Highway, Inverness. 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 29, Bealls, 2851 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 30, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 31, Dairy Queen, 727 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, Citrus County Sheriffs Office, 1 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Inverness. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, Citrus County Sheriffs Office Emergency Operations Center, 3549 Saunders Way, Lecanto. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, Love Chevrolet, 2209 State Road 44 W., Inverness. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, Bealls, 2851 E. Gulf-toLake Highway, Inverness. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, Subway, 6748 W. Gulfto-Lake Highway, Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, Bealls, 346 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, Inverness Elks Lodge 2522, 3580 E. Lemmon Drive, Hernando. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, Lowes, 2301 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, Citrus County Solid Waste, 230 W. Gulf-toLake Highway (State Road 44), Lecanto. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, American Legion Post 155, 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 8 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 22, Anytime Fitness, 5723 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, Bealls, 346 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 23, Midway Animal Hospital, 1635 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, WinnDixie, 3565 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. Noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, Sumter Electric Cooperative, U.S. 301 and Sumter County Road 471, Sumterville. 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, Subway, 2639 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, Love Honda, 2219 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St. 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, Village-Cadillac-Toyota, 2431 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, Rock Crusher Elementary School, 814 S. Rock Crusher Road, Homosassa. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, Lowes, 2301 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. The retired casino worker from Connecticut moved to Citrus County four years ago and discovered the hole three years ago. I am here five, six and maybe seven days sometimes, she said. A Citrus County native, Washington, 60, said coming to the fishing spot is a form of relaxation. I have been coming here since I was a kid. We all knew where the hole was because it is really the only place around here that you can sit, relax and have fun just fishing, Washington said. He said in recent years more people have discovered the spot and it is not much of a secret anymore. They come from all over now, but its all right, most people are really nice, he said. Retiree Fairley said even though more people have found the hidden gem, it is still best place around. 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Page A3 MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE C HERI H ARRIS Staff WriterBudgets and buildings will be on the minds of Citrus County School Board members at their next meeting. Board members will hit the road for a workshop Tuesday, traveling to Crystal River High School, Crystal River Primary School and Lecanto High Schools cafeteria to see the progress of construction projects at these sites. They will leave at 10 a.m. from the District Services Center in Inverness. Following the tour, the board will adjourn for lunch and regroup for an administrative hearing at 3 p.m. at the District Services Center followed by a budget workshop at 3:30 p.m., a special meeting at 4:30 p.m., and a public hearing at 5:30 p.m., after which the board is scheduled to adopt the tentative 20112012 budget, the tentative millage rates, and the tentative facilities work program. Following a state funding reduction of about $11.2 million for the 2011-2012 school year compared to this past school year, school board members and district leaders have been working to identify cuts that would have the least impact on students. Kenny Blocker, assistant superintendent of business services, said the Marine Science Station, which had appeared on a list of possible savings, remains funded on the tentative budget at a cost of about $200,000. He explained that $1.6 million in savings have come from staff reductions based on a projected decline in student enrollment, as well as a savings of about $270,000 from leaving some vacancies unfilled in the district office, plus about 60 other vacancies districtwide that could save about $2.1 million if they remain unfilled. Really, the plan we put in place back in May is the plan were using today to capture as much savings as we can this year, Blocker said. The district will compensate for some of the shortfall by dipping into $5 million in reserves, which is money we had set aside for this anyway, Blocker said. The final budget hearing will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, after which the school board will vote on the final budget. Chronicle reporter Cheri Harris can be reached at (352) 564-2926 or charris@ chronicleonline.com. School board set to adopt tentative budget WHAT: Citrus County School Board meeting. WHEN: 10 a.m. Tuesday, workshop/tour; 3 p.m., administrative hearing; 3:30 p.m., budget workshop; 4:30 p.m., special meeting; 5:30 p.m., public hearing on tentative millage rates, tentative facilities work program and tentative 2011-2012 budget. WHERE: District Services Center, 1007 W. Main St., Inverness. Also stops at Crystal River Primary School, Crystal River High School and Lecanto High School. GET INFO: Call (352) 726-1931. The agenda is online at www.citrusschools.org; click on School Board and -2012 Agenda/Minutes. C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterA Dade City bank got word Wednesday that it will receive $8.8 million in federal funds to lend to small businesses. This funding will help break down barriers to credit for small businesses so they can invest, expand and create new jobs, said Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios. Continuing to unlock access to capital for Main Street entrepreneurs is vital to strengthening economic growth and job creation in local communities across our country. The bank is Florida Traditions Bank. In addition to its Dade City branch, it has branches in Winter Haven, Zephyrhills and Spring Hill. Its website is www.fltraditionsbank.com. According to the U.S. department of the Treasury, the bank received the funds through the Small Business Lending Fund, which was established as part of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 that President Obama signed into law to encourage community banks to increase their lending to small businesses. The Small Business Lending Fund holds $30 billion to provide capital to qualified community banks with assets of less than $10 billion. The U.S. economy relies heavily on small businesses because they employ about half of all Americans and create about 60 percent of jobs. But because they are small, these businesses faced heavier challenges than large corporations through and after the recession and credit crisis, including difficulty accessing capital. The way the lending fund works is that in addition to providing the capital to a qualified community bank, it reduces the dividend rate to the community bank as it increases its lending to small businesses to encourage new lending so that small businesses can expand and create jobs. For more details about the SBLFprogram, visit www.treasury.gov/ resource-center/sb-programs/Pages/ Small-Business-Lending-Fund.aspx. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at 564-2916 or firstname.lastname@example.org. C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterA Homosassa man hospitalized after exposure to tear gas fired into his doublewide mobile home by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office Special Weapons And Tactics team during a domestic disturbance has been released from hospital and taken into custody. Joachim Jack Schulz, 70, reportedly battered a woman on July 12, then barricaded himself in his home for nearly five hours. According to a report from the sheriffs office, neighbors reported hearing shots fired inside the home in a small, rural neighborhood south of West Green Acres Street off U.S. 19. Responding to the scene at 1 a.m., deputies found a 72-year-old woman who was reported to have been physically battered, but not shot. According to the arrest report, the woman had been thrown to the ground, beaten about the head and face with hands, choked multiple times, jumped on at the abdomen and chest, hit in the head with a firearm and had shots fired near her feet. The woman fled from the home when Schulz temporarily passed out, according to the report. Then she took shelter at a neighbors home. She was transported to Citrus Memorial Health System in Inverness, where she was treated and released within a few days. Schulz was reported to have been barricaded inside the home with multiple firearms on the premises. The SWAT and crisis negotiation teams tried to establish contact with Schulz, but he remained uncommunicative. At nearly 6 a.m. tear gas was deployed and SWAT members made entry. Schulz was transported to Seven Rivers Regional MedicalCenter in Crystal River for treatment of gas exposure. He was released Friday, and faces multiple charges. These charges include: attempted murder, aggravated battery on a person 65 or older with a firearm, felony battery (domestic) by strangulation, false imprisonment, aggravated assault with intent to commit a felony and shoot/throw a deadly missile into a dwelling/conveyance. He has no bond. Chronicle reporter Chris van Ormer can be reached at (352) 564-2916 or cvanormer @chronicleonline.com. BRIAN LaPETER /Chronicle A new Dollar General is under construction on State Road 44 just west of County Road 491. C HERI H ARRIS Staff WriterLECANTO Site work started recently on a new Dollar General store near the intersection of State Road 44 and County Road 491 in the area known as Cowboy Junction. Dollar General spokeswoman Emily Weiss said she did not have an anticipated opening date for the new store. Its a little bit too early to tell, she said. According to information on the Dollar General website, the Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based corporation is the nations largest smallbox discount retailer. Weiss said typical Dollar General stores have 7,100 square feet of selling space. With a total of 9,026 square feet, she said this store would be a little larger. Tina Gilson of the Citrus County Building Division said Cassida Construction is building the new store. When completed, Weiss said the store at 3525 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway would have six to 10 employees, some part-time and some full-time. The new store will include a new floor plan for the showroom. Some of the highlights of the new store layout include seasonal products featured in the center of the store, Weiss said, coolers near the front of the store, and there is more visible department signage so when you walk into the store, each department of the store is more visible and easier to find as youre shopping. According to the Dollar General website, nationwide the company had $13 billion in sales in the fiscal year 2010, more than 9,500 stores in 35 states, nine distribution centers and 88,600 employees. The first Dollar General store opened June 1, 1955, in Springfield, Ky. Dollar General stock is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DG. For more information, visit www.dollargeneral.com/.Chronicle reporter Cheri Harris can be reached at (352) 564-2926 or email@example.com. FAST FACTS: DOLLAR GENERAL $13 billion in sales in fiscal year 2010. 9,500-plus stores in 35 states. 7,100 square-foot stores. 10,000 to 12,000total stock keeping units (SKUs)per store. 9 distribution centers. 88,600employees. Dollar General will be built near intersection of S.R. 44 and C.R. 491 Senior in standoff in police custody Joachim Schulz, 70, had been hospitalized since July 12 Joachim Schulz Bank given $8.8 million to help small businesses State BRIEFS Funeral held for soldier killed in Afghanistan FORT PIERCE A 24-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan has been laid to rest in Florida. Army Spc. Jordan C. Schumann was killed July 5 after the Humvee he was riding in ran over a land mine. Hundreds of friends and family attended a funeral service for Schumann on Friday. His family was honored with a flag that had flown over the U.S. Capitol. Friends carried U.S. flags and signs in support of the soldiers family.Man electrocuted while trimming palm treesNAPLES Authorities said a southwest Florida man was electrocuted while trimming palm trees in front of a house. Collier County Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Michelle Batten told the Naples Daily News 32-year-old Amado Gomez came into contact with a live electrical wire and fell more than 20 feet from a ladder. Batten said Gomez was pronounced dead at a hospital Saturday afternoon. Renovation yields prehistoric artifactsFORT LAUDERDALE Archaeologists have discovered evidence of prehistoric Indians and European explorers living in the Fort Lauderdale area hundreds of years ago. Among the items found so far: pieces of clay pottery; remnants of lead that had been melted for musket balls and conch cells used for food and tools. The archaeologists also uncovered indications of a small Tequesta Indian village near a parking lot being renovated near the Bahia Mar resort. Construction crews were planting trees and archaeologists working ahead of them found artifacts about a foot under the old pavement. Bob Carr, an archaeologist leading the excavation, said that site and another near Sunrise Boulevard are the only two prehistoric sites that survived on the barrier island in Fort Lauderdale. From wire reports
as a sex offender. Evansville, Ind., authorities said they received few clues about his whereabouts. As recently as 2007, Hohman was said to have been staying at a homeless shelter in Arizona. A year later, he was said to have been spotted working at a Kentucky gas station. Hohmans case aired on the television program July 25 and Nov. 28, 2009. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at (352) 564-2916 or cvanormer@chronicle online.com. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeDUI arrest Scott William Grenier 35, of 977 W. Hemlock St., Citrus Springs, at 2:14 a.m. Sunday, on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, after a traffic stop for travelling at 70 mph in a 45-mph zone and having a faulty headlight. According to the arrest report, Grenier appeared to be slow in reacting, had glassy eyes and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his breath. Grenier advised he had been at a bar and had consumed eight or nine beers. Grenier could not perform field sobriety tasks as demonstrated. Breath test results were 0.206 percent and 0.209 percent. Florida law presumes impairment at 0.08 percent. Bond $500. Other arrests Larry Lee Roberts 48, 3602 N. Holiday Drive, Crystal River, at 12:14 p.m. Saturday, on a misdemeanor charge of knowingly driving while license revoked as a first conviction, after a deputy spotted Roberts using his vehicle. According to the arrest report, Roberts licensed had been revoked on March 29, 2007, for driving under the influence. Bond $10,000. Adam Garrett Frear 47, of 1271 Jonah Drive, North Port, at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, on a misdemeanor charge of owning an abandoned or derelict vessel, and issued a notice to appear citation. Ricky Allen Suggs 55, of 502 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, on a misdemeanor charge of owning an abandoned or derelict vessel, and issued a notice to appear citation. James John Tice 45, of 6459 E. Forest Trail Drive, Hernando, at 6:56 p.m. Saturday, on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance: six 30 milligram oxycodone pills, and a misdemeanor charge of driving while license suspended. Bond $5,500. Dana P. Cowart 24, of 6950 N. Castleberry Road, Hernando, at 9:54 p.m. Saturday, on an active Marion County warrant for violation of probation in reference to an original misdemeanor charge of retail theft valued between $100 and $300. No bond. Jason W. Manchester 32, of 119 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness, at 10:28 p.m. Saturday, on an active Sarasota County warrant for two counts of violation of probation in reference to two misdemeanor charges of petit theft. Bond $750. Terry Eugene Fink 40, of 8349 W. General Chennault Lane, Crystal River, at 3 a.m. Sunday, on a misdemeanor charge of inhaling a substance with intent for intoxication, after a deputy was dispatched to 298 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River, where Fink was unconscious on the ground next to the Dumpsters behind the Dollar General Store, and clutching a can of computer compressed-air cleaner. Two more cans were found nearby. Fink regained consciousness and inhaled the contents of the can he was holding, according to the report. The deputy took the can away, called emergency medical services and transported Fink to Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center. Bond $250. Alex Henry Cleaveland 31, of 7450 S. Roy Terrace, Floral City, at 8:49 a.m. Sunday, on a misdemeanor charge of possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis, following a traffic stop for not wearing a seat belt. During a search of the vehicle, a deputy discovered the cannabis. Bond $500. Charles Henderson Cook 31, of 900 Indigo Loop, Alamogordo, N.M., at 12:35 p.m. Sunday, on an active Citrus County warrant for violation of probation in reference to original felony charges of three counts of trafficking in stolen property and three counts of giving a false name to a pawnbroker. No bond. Kenny Dean Mathis 30, of 117 McClellan Court, Cookeville, Tenn., at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, on misdemeanor charges of driving while license suspended and having no motor vehicle registration. Bond $750. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE HI LO PR 95 71 trace HI LO PR 96 73 trace HI LO PR 96 75 0.00 HI LO PR 95 72 0.00 HI LO PR 95 73 0.00 HI LO PR 89 72 trace YESTERDAYS WEATHER Sunny to partly cloudy; 30% chance of a t-storm THREE DAY OUTLOOK Sunny to partly cloudy; 40% chance of a t-storm Partly cloudy; 50% chance of t-storms High: 96 Low: 75 High: 94 Low: 74 High: 93 Low: 73 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Sunday 96/72 Record 97/67 Normal 91/72 Mean temp. 84 Departure from mean +3 PRECIPITATION* Sunday 0.12 in. Total for the month 4.20 in. Total for the year 34.05 in. Normal for the year 29.48 in.*As of 6 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 11 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Sunday at 3 p.m. 30.10 in. DEW POINT Sunday at 3 p.m. 73 HUMIDITY Sunday at 3 p.m. 51% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were moderate and trees were light. **Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms. AIR QUALITY Sunday was good with pollutants mainly particulates. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ......................8:26 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW ...............6:48 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY .....................1:57 A.M. MOONSET TODAY .......................4:07 P.M. JULY 30AUG. 6AUG. 13AUG. 21 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS Citrus County/Inverness: Lawn watering is limited to twice per week. Even addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Crystal River: Lawn watering is limited to once per week, before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. Report violations: Citrus County (352) 527-5543; Crystal River and Inverness: (352) 726-4488. Landscape Watering Schedule and Times: Hand watering and micro-irrigation of plants (other than lawns) can be done on any day and at any time. For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdi Todays Fire Danger Rating is: MODERATE. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 92 77 ts Ft. Lauderdale 91 82 ts Fort Myers 93 77 ts Gainesville 98 75 ts Homestead 90 80 ts Jacksonville 96 76 ts Key West 91 83 pc Lakeland 94 76 ts Melbourne 91 78 ts City H L Fcast Miami 92 81 ts Ocala 97 75 ts Orlando 94 77 ts Pensacola 92 77 ts Sarasota 90 78 ts Tallahassee 96 76 ts Tampa 91 80 ts Vero Beach 90 77 ts W. Palm Bch. 91 81 ts FLORIDA TEMPERATURESNorth winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature 88 LAKE LEVELS Location Sat. Sun. Full Withlacoochee at Holder 27.89 27.87 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando 35.74 35.72 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness 37.14 37.11 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City 38.13 38.14 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOK Taken at Aripeka THE NATION Albany 86 73 pc 81 63 Albuquerque 96 72 pc 92 70 Asheville 88 70 ts 87 66 Atlanta 92 73 ts 90 74 Atlantic City 100 75 .07 ts 80 73 Austin 102 74 pc 100 73 Baltimore 98 81 ts 92 71 Billings 90 58 pc 96 63 Birmingham 89 75 .62 ts 90 74 Boise 103 65 s 91 54 Boston 84 70 .02 pc 76 66 Buffalo 84 71 .74 ts 81 63 Burlington, VT 79 64 .04 pc 79 59 Charleston, SC 97 78 .05 ts 94 78 Charleston, WV 93 73 ts 89 69 Charlotte 98 74 ts 94 73 Chicago 87 72 .18 s 82 69 Cincinnati 95 74 ts 88 69 Cleveland 88 72 pc 81 67 Columbia, SC 103 80 ts 96 75 Columbus, OH 94 73 .81 ts 86 66 Concord, N.H. 85 66 pc 81 60 Dallas 104 82 pc 103 81 Denver 94 63 ts 97 64 Des Moines 92 75 pc 86 71 Detroit 89 72 pc 84 65 El Paso 94 73 .01 ts 96 76 Evansville, IN 94 75 .01 ts 89 69 Harrisburg 92 80 ts 89 67 Hartford 85 77 .02 pc 79 67 Houston 100 77 pc 98 78 Indianapolis 92 75 .01 pc 88 68 Jackson 93 74 .34 ts 94 75 Las Vegas 104 85 pc 104 84 Little Rock 92 79 .01 ts 97 77 Los Angeles 68 60 pc 73 63 Louisville 93 80 ts 89 70 Memphis 96 77 ts 95 77 Milwaukee 82 69 .01 s 81 67 Minneapolis 83 63 s 84 68 Mobile 90 74 .84 ts 91 75 Montgomery 92 75 ts 91 74 Nashville 93 75 ts 92 73 New Orleans 86 76 .13 ts 92 78 New York City 93 78 .21 pc 84 69 Norfolk 96 78 ts 92 76 Oklahoma City 105 76 pc 102 79 Omaha 90 76 pc 90 74 Palm Springs 100 80 pc 107 77 Philadelphia 98 82 ts 88 72 Phoenix 100 85 pc 105 85 Pittsburgh 88 72 ts 84 63 Portland, ME 82 68 pc 76 59 Portland, Ore 84 59 sh 74 58 Providence, R.I. 84 78 pc 79 66 Raleigh 100 80 ts 95 73 Rapid City 89 61 ts 92 70 Reno 94 64 s 92 57 Rochester, NY 83 71 .03 pc 83 64 Sacramento 86 58 s 92 59 St. Louis 93 83 pc 90 72 St. Ste. Marie 72 63 pc 76 58 Salt Lake City 96 64 pc 93 71 San Antonio 100 78 pc 100 77 San Diego 75 65 pc 74 65 San Francisco 72 58 s 70 54 Savannah 98 75 .16 ts 97 78 Seattle 82 58 pc 70 56 Spokane 90 54 pc 83 55 Syracuse 87 73 pc 83 64 Topeka 101 77 .03 pc 92 74 Washington 97 84 ts 94 72YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 110 Stillwater, Okla. LOW 30 Stanley, Idaho MONDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 90/78/ts Amsterdam 64/55/sh Athens 91/79/s Beijing 87/74/ts Berlin 70/50/c Bermuda 84/77/pc Cairo 94/68/s Calgary 77/52/sh Havana 93/73/ts Hong Kong 93/82/s Jerusalem 92/72/s Lisbon 86/64/s London 73/52/pc Madrid 88/63/pc Mexico City 74/56/ts Montreal 75/63/sh Moscow 90/68/c Paris 72/54/sh Rio 70/65/s Rome 79/66/sh Sydney 65/48/sh Tokyo 86/74/ts Toronto 82/64/sh Warsaw 72/55/ts WORLD CITIES Sunday Monday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Sunday Monday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, Madison, Wi. Monday TuesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 2:29 a/8:48 a 1:22 p/10:56 p 3:53 a/10:09 a 2:29 p/11:59 p Crystal River** 12:50 a/6:10 a 11:43 a/8:18 p 2:14 a/7:31 a 12:50 p/9:21 p Withlacoochee* 9:30 a/3:58 a /6:06 p 12:01 a/5:19 a 10:37 a/7:09 p Homosassa*** 1:39 a/7:47 a 12:32 p/9:55 p 3:03 a/9:08 a 1:39 p/10:58 p TIDES *From mouths of rivers **At Kings Bay ***At Masons CreekKEY TO CONDITIONS: c=cloudy; dr=drizzle; f=fair; h=hazy; pc=partly cloudy; r=rain; rs=rain/snow mix; s=sunny; sh=showers; sn=snow; ts=thunderstorms; w=windy. SOLUNAR TABLESDATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MAJOR (MORNING) (AFTERNOON) 7/25 MONDAY 1:36 7:48 2:01 8:13 7/26 TUESDAY 2:21 8:35 2:48 9:01 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. MONDAY HI LO PR 97 74 0.20 Today's active pollen:Ragweed, grasses, chenopods Todays Count: 3.1/12 Tuesdays Count: 4.9 Wednesdays Count: 4.7 ON THE NET For more information about arrests made by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, go to www.sheriffcitrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. For the RECORD HOW YOUR LAWMAKERS VOTEDKey votes for the week ending: July 22 By Voterama in Congress Cut, Cap, Balance: Members voted, 234-190, to prohibit Congress from raising the national-debt ceiling until it has first passed a balanced-budget constitutional amendment. A yes vote was to pass a Republican cut, cap and balance bill (HR 2560) that also made deep spending cuts over 10 years while not raising taxes. Rich Nugent, Yes. Veterans' Benefits: Members defeated, 188-236, a bid by Democrats to protect veterans' benefits from being trimmed in the $5.8 trillion, 10year budget-cutting plan imposed by HR 2560 (above). A yes vote backed the motion over GOP arguments that the plan already protected veteran's benefits in full. Nugent, No. Consumer Protection Bureau: Members voted, 241-173, to make it easier for a Treasury oversight board to block actions by the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. A yes vote was to pass a bill (HR 1315) enabling the board to kill rules by majority votes instead of the two-thirds majorities now required. Nugent, Yes. Seniors' Consumer Protections: Members defeated,183-232, a stipulation by Democrats that HR 1315 (above) could not block Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rules to protect seniors' assets and benefits against those who prey on the elderly. A yes vote was to adopt the motion. Nugent, No. Veterans, Military Projects: Senators approved, 97-2, $58.6 billion in 2012 appropriations for the Department of Veterans Affairs, including $2.99 billion for medical care for 537,000 Iraq-Afghanistan veterans now in the VA health system. A yes vote was to pass HR 2055, which also appropriates $13.7 billion for military-construction projects. Bill Nelson, Yes; Marco Rubio, Yes. Cut, Cap, Balance: Senators voted, 51-46, to block a GOP cut, cap and balance bill to sharply reduce spending by 2021, prohibit tax increases over ten years and link any rise in the national-debt ceiling this year to Congress passing a balanced-budget constitutional amendment. A yes vote was to kill the bill (HR 2560). Nelson, Yes; Rubio, No. Key votes ahead: In the week of July 25, both chambers will debate fiscal 2012 appropriations bills and may take up shortor long-term increases in the national-debt ceiling. 2011 Thomas Reports Inc. Call: (202) 667-9760. QUESTION: Would 500 rock trucks daily traversing U.S. 19, from and to the Tarmac King Road Mine in Levy County, create problems? Yes. But dont expect the DOT to require a bypass or the widening of U.S. 19 until after its a disaster. 13 percent (10 votes) No. People are overreacting. 29 percent (22 votes) Yes. And Citrus County should join the legal effort to halt the mine. 47 percent (35 votes) No. And it will actually be good for restaurants and stores along the route. 11 percent (8 votes) Total votes: 75. ONLINE POLL RESULTS Rich Nugent Bill Nelson Marco Rubio A4 M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 To start your subscription:Call now for home delivery by our carriers:Citrus County: (352) 563-5655 Marion County: (888) 852-2340 or visit us on the Web at www.shop.naturecoastcentral.com/chronicle.html 13 wks.: $36.65* 6 mos.: $64.63* 1 year: $116.07* *Subscription price includes a separate charge of .14 per day for transportation cost and applicable state and local sales tax. Call (352) 563-6363 for details. There will be a $1 adjustment for the Thanksgiving edition. 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ANGEL FOOD The Angel Food Ministries program enables families to stretch their food budget by providing quality food at halfor less of the retail price.For exact menus, order dates and times andpickup dates and times view online at: AngelFood Minstries.com. You may also place an online order with a credit card or a debit card. North Oak Baptist Church 9324 N. Elkcam Blvd., Citrus Springs. For information, call the church office between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at (352) 489-1688 or (352) 746-1500. Hernando United Metho dist Church 2125 Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486), Hernando.Payment is required at time of order, by check, cash or food stamps (EBT).For information, call the church office at (352) 726-7245 or Grant Schlenker at (352) 419-4028. Redeemer Presbyterian Church of Inverness, 1005 Hillside Court and Washington Street (behind Central Motel), Inverness. Payment online or at church office. Call (352) 726-0077. Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs. To sign up for Angel Food, order food and learn of pick-up date and time, call the church office at (352) 489-5511 or Victor Kahler at (352) 465-4182. All orders are prepaid by check, cash or money order. Homosassa Knights of Columbus 6954 at 9020 W. Atlas Drive, Homosassa (off U.S.19 across from Love Motorsports), or call Joann at (352) 382-2129 or (352) 586-6698. Payment is required at the time the order is placed. Payment online is debit or credit card only. Payment at the K of C is cash, check, money orders or food stamps (EBT). First Assembly of God of Dunnellon, 2872 W. Dunnellon Road, one mile west of U.S. 41 (across from Nichols Lumber). Call (352) 489-8455. HUNGRY? St. Annes Anglican Church food pantry opens from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. daily in the administration building. Daystar Life Center gives out food to all needy individuals and families throughout Citrus County. Doors are open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Picture ID and interview required. Daystar is at 6751 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River, across from the Publix Shopping Center. Call (352) 795-8668. Citrus United Basket (CUB)food pantry isopen to all underserved Citrus County residents from9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at103Mill Ave, Inverness(east of the new courthouse).Participants must provide proof of income, photo ID and Social Security numbers for each family member. Contact CUB at(352) 344-2242 or email@example.com. First Baptist Church of Crystal River has its food pantry open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The church is at 700 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River. For information, call (352) 795-3367. Our Lady of Fatimas Food Pantry, at 604 U.S. 41 S., is open from 10 a.m. to2 p.m. Monday to Friday. Proper photo ID, proof of residence and interview are required for assistance to needy residents of Floral City, Hernando and Inverness. Call (352) 726-1707. First United Methodist Church of Inverness Gods Kitchen serves from 11:30 a.m. to noon Mondays in the fellowship hall, 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Road. A bus is available for transportation to the church on Mondays. Call (352) 7262522. The New Church Without Walls gives free food boxes away at 5 p.m. Mondays at the neighborhood park in Hernando off Railroad Drive where feeding the homeless takes place. Call (352) 344-2425. Floral City United Methodist Church offers free breakfast to those who need it from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays in Hilton Hall, 8478 E. Marvin St. Call (352) 344-1771. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church food pantry is open from 9 to 10 a.m. the third Tuesday monthly at 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Food is distributed on right side of parish office garage area. Parking is available in right parking field next to garage area. Pantry is open to those who truly qualify for this program. No vouchers or financial aid given. Call Anna at (352) 527-2381 or the church at (352) 746-2144. Nature Coast Ministries food pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. The office is at 1592 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River. Call (352) 4002689. The Hernando Seventhday Adventist Church at 1880 N. Trucks Ave., Hernando, provides food distribution for needy families through its Food Pantry, which is open the second and fourth Tuesday monthly from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please have proper photo I.D. available at the time of the request for food. For information, call (352) 212-5159. El-Shaddai food ministries brown bag of food distribution takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Crystal River Church of God, 2180 W. 12th Ave., behind the former Lincoln Mercury dealership. Although food is distributed once a week, families are only eligible for food once a month. For information, call (352) 628-9087 or (352) 3029925. The USDA is an equalopportunity provider. Citrus County Veterans Coalition operates a Veterans Food Bank for Citrus County veterans and their family members in need. The Veterans Food Bank has moved to its new location, opposite the Disabled American Veterans building, at 1039 N. Paul Drive, Inverness. This is the only location authorized to accept or distribute food staples for the CCVC Veterans Food Bank. Food distribution is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The CCVC, Veterans Food Bank will accept any food staples, which can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call Richard at (352) 400-8952 or Gary at (352) 527-4537 with questions or emergency food requests. We Care Food Pantry gives out food to needy people. Initial registrations are accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. To qualify for assistance, participants must be a Homosassa or Homosassa Springs resident with identification. For more information and dates for food distributions, call (352) 628-0445. Beverly Hills Community Churchs Food Pantry, 82 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills,distributes foodfrom 11 a.m. to noon and 6 to 7 p.m. the last Tuesday monthly.To qualify for assistance, you must be aBeverly Hills resident with identification.Call the church office at (352) 746-3620 to make a reservation.Call the office at least a week ahead of time to let us know you will be requiring food. The food pantry of First Presbyterian Church of Crystal River is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. The pantry is open to meet the emergency needs of people in the community. Everyone is invited to participate once a week as needed. Bring a photo ID and the date of birth for each member of your household. The church is at 1501 S.E. U.S.19, north of Sweetbay. Call (352) 795-2259. Suncoast Baptist Church 5310 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa Springs, has its food pantry open from 8 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday monthly for pre-bagged food. Free bread is available from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. St. Margarets Episcopal Churchs Feed My Sheep outreach provides a hot lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. The food pantry is open from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The pantry is not open Wednesday eve nings or Fridays. Call (352) 726-3153. Food pantry of Floral City First Baptist Church Emergency Feeding Program is open from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday monthly. Dunnellon Presbyterian and Holy Faith Episcopal food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at 19924 W. Blue Cove Drive, Dunnellon. SOS Ministry food pantry from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday for those in need at the Key Center in Lecanto. If new to the program, bring drivers license and Social Security cards for all family members for initial registration. Food distributed according to family size. Calvary Chapel of Inverness Feed the Hungry free lunch is served from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in the fellowship hall, 960 S. U.S. 41. Food pantry is open from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Call (352) 726-1480. Our Fathers Table serves free Saturday lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Annes Anglican Church, one mile west of the Plantation Inn on West Fort Island Trail. Call (352) 795-2176. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Citrus Springs serves those in need with free boxes of food from its food pantry the third Saturday morning monthly. Call (352) 4656613 on the preceding Tuesday to sign up for the distribution. Inverness Church of God hosts a soup kitchen the first and third Sunday monthly following the 10:30 a.m. worship service in the Family Life Center. The church is at 416 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Call (352) 726-4524. school, when I graduate, then Ill go on the pro tour. Leah is more than dedicated, and when shes not on the lake or in school, she spends her days at the gym with a professional trainer. She must work out to stay in shape and to stay competitive. She attributes her success to the dedication of her parents. My parents are like my main support, and I couldnt do anything without them, she said. Them screaming and clapping when I land a new trick, thats what pushes me to keep riding and love the sport a little bit more. Leah is scheduled to compete in the amateur womens division in the World Wakeboarding Association National Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., from July 27 through 30. After that, she will compete for the World title in Indianapolis, Ind., from Aug. 21 through 23. Chronicle reporter Cathy Kapulka can be reached at (352) 563-5660 or ckapukla @chronicleonline.com. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 A5 or Bifocals $ 12 9 Eyecare Express 20/20 Same Day Service Even Bifocals & Safety Glasses *CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS APPLY. 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Call for complete details. 352-867-8515 CATHY KAPULKA /Chronicle From left: Dr. James Gibney, his wife, Rhonda, and daughter Leah, 19, take a break to let Leah rest while she practices her wakeboarding tricks on Lake Henderson in Inverness. SPIN Continued from Page A1 My parents are like my main support, and I couldnt do anything without them. Leah Gibney athlete. Food PROGRAMS
Associated PressThe cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven of the worlds 20 bestselling drugs, including the top two: cholesterol fighter Lipitor and blood thinner Plavix. The magnitude of this wave of expiring drugs patents is unprecedented. Between now and 2016, blockbusters with about $255 billion in global annual sales are set to go off patent, notes EvaluatePharma Ltd., a London research firm. Generic competition will decimate sales of the brandname drugs and slash the cost to patients and companies that provide health benefits. Top drugs getting generic competition by September 2012 are taken by millions every day: Lipitor alone is taken by about 4.3 million Americans and Plavix by 1.4 million. Generic versions of big-selling drugs for blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, depression, high triglycerides, HIV and bipolar disorder also are coming by then. The flood of generics will continue for the next decade or so, as about 120 brand-name prescription drugs lose market exclusivity, according to prescription benefit manager Medco Health Solutions Inc. My estimation is at least 15 percent of the population is currently using one of the drugs whose patents will expire in 2011 or 2012, says Joel Owerbach, chief pharmacy officer for Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, which serves most of upstate New York. Those patients, along with businesses and taxpayers who help pay for prescription drugs through corporate and government prescription plans, collectively will save a small fortune. Thats because generic drugs typically cost 20 percent to 80 percent less than the brand names. Doctors hope the lower prices will significantly reduce the number of people jeopardizing their health because they cant afford medicines they need. Dr. Nieca Goldberg, director of The Womens Heart Program at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, worries about patients who are skipping checkups and halving pills to pare costs. You can pretty much tell by the numbers when I check the patients blood pressure or cholesterol levels, that theyve not taken their medications as often as prescribed, she says. Even people with private insurance or Medicare arent filling all their prescriptions, studies show, particularly for cancer drugs with copays of hundreds of dollars or more. The new generics will slice copayments of those with insurance. For the uninsured, who have been paying full price, the savings will be much bigger. Daly Powers, 25, an uninsured student who works two part-time jobs at low wages, says he often cant afford the $220 a month for his depression and attention deficit disorder pills. He couldnt buy either drug in June and says hes struggling with his Spanish class and his emotions. He looks forward to his antidepressant, Lexapro, going generic early next year. Itd make all the difference in the world, says Powers, of Bryan, Texas. Generic medicines are chemically equivalent to the original brand-name drugs and work just as well for nearly all patients. When a drug loses patent protection, often only one generic version is on sale for the first six months, so the price falls a little bit initially. Then, several other generic makers typically jump in, driving prices down dramatically. Last year, the average generic prescription cost $72, versus $198 for the average brand-name drug, according to consulting firm Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions. Average copayments last year were $6 for generics, compared with $24 for brandname drugs given preferred status by an insurer and $35 for nonpreferred brands, according to IMS Health. Among the drugs that recently went off patent, Protonix, for severe heartburn, now costs just $16 a month for the generic, versus about $170 for the brand name. And of the top sellers that soon will have competition, Lipitor retails for about $150 a month, Plavix costs almost $200 a month and blood pressure drug Diovan costs about $125 a month. For those with drug coverage, their out-of-pocket costs for each of those drugs could drop below $10 a month. Generic Lipitor should hit pharmacies Nov. 30 and cost around $10 each a month. For people with no prescription coverage, the coming savings on some drugs could be much bigger. Many discount retailers and grocery chains sell the most popular generics for $5 a month or less to draw in shoppers. The impact of the coming wave of generics will be widespread and swift. The looming revenue drop is changing the economics of the industry. In the 1990s, big pharmaceutical companies were wildly successful at creating pills that millions of people take every day for common conditions, from heart disease and diabetes to osteoporosis and chronic pain. Double-digit quarterly profit increases became the norm. But the patents on those blockbusters, which were filed years before the drugs went on sale, last for 20 years at most, and many expire soon. In recent years, many drug companies have struggled to develop new blockbuster drugs, despite multibilliondollar research budgets and more partnerships with scientists at universities and biotech companies. The dearth of successes, partly because the easy treatments have already been found, has turned the shortterm prognosis for big pharma anemic. For patients, its a godsend. Douglas Torok, 59, of Erie, Pa., now spends nearly $290 every three months for insulin for his Type 2 diabetes, plus four daily pills, including Lipitor, Plavix and two generics, for his blood pressure and cholesterol problems. The $40,000-a-year foundry supervisor fears not being able to cover the out-ofpocket costs when he retires and doesnt have a generous prescription plan. In the meantime, once Lipitor and Plavix get generic competition his copayment will plunge from the current $1 per day for each. I will pay $16 for 90 days for both, says Torok, who hopes to travel more. Its a big deal for me on my income. Lynden LaVere, 63INVERNESS Lynden Denny LaVere, 63, Inverness, died July 22, 2011. A native of Oakland, CA, he was born April 13, 1948, to the late James and Bonnie (Berg) LaVere and came to this area in 1995 from Spokane, WA. He was a retired cement contractor. Lynden enjoyed playing golf, poker, watching movies, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Phyllis LaVere; 2 sons, Jeffrey Lane LaVere of Inverness and John Jacob LaVere of Tampa; 1 brother, Gary LaVere, Martinez, CA; 5 sisters, Denise Rounsaville, Antioch, CA; Linda Cawlina, Long Beach, CA; Suzanne LaVere, Pittsburg, CA; Kim Mathison, Carson City, NV; Desere Brauscum, Concord, CA; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Celebration of Life will be offered on Tuesday, July 26th at 4:00 PM at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Rev. Brad Young officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials are being accepted by WinnDixie Hope Lodge (Am. Cancer Society), 2121 SW 16th St. Gainesville, FL 32608-1417. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.A6 M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE 0008O8X Board Certified American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology Board Certified National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Ward Eye Center 8490 W. 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The problem for Murdoch is that his business, not just his now-shuttered British tabloid News of the World, faces investigations on two continents. That includes a nascent FBI probe. Depending upon what turns up, it could head in unexpected directions, perhaps threatening other Murdoch properties, which include the Fox television network. News Corp., Murdochs New York-headquartered parent company, is assembling a gold-plated roster of lawyers to deal with any U.S. legal action. According to published reports, the company has signed up Brendan Sullivan, the high-priced Washington criminal defense attorney, and Mark Mendelsohn, an acknowledged expert on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Sullivan is famous for defending Oliver North against Iran-Contra scandal charges and Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, against corruption counts. Mendelsohn ran the Justice Department unit that enforced the anti-foreign-bribery statute from 2005 to 2010. News Corp., Sullivan and Mendelsohnwould not confirm the hirings. For now, U.S. investigators are not only looking at the phone hacking and bribery allegations, but also kicking the tires on any other allegations against Murdoch entities that appear in print or even old court records. That includes reviewing old allegations from a civil lawsuit that a unit of News Corp. hacked into computers of a small advertising competitor in New Jersey and obtained confidential information it used lure away clients. Separately, the FBI plans to question actor Jude Law about allegations his phone was hacked while he was in the U.S., according to the BBC. Law has sued the Murdochowned Sun tabloid for allegedly hacking into Laws voicemail for stories about his private life. The allegation about phone hacking in the U.S. rests on a single news story in the Daily Mirror a London tabloid rival to Murdochs The Sun A former New York police officerturned-private investigator, not identified by name, said hed been contacted by News of the Worldjournalists who offered to him to retrieve private phone records of victims in the Sept. 11 attacks in the U.S. According to the story, the ex-officer claimed reporters wanted the victims phone numbers and details of calls they had made and received in the days before the 2001 attacks, particularly those of British victims. The U.S.-based parent company of Murdochs operations, News Corp., said that we have not seen any evidence to suggest there was any hacking of 9/11 victims phones, nor has anybody corroborated what are clearly very serious allegations. The story arose when an unidentified person speculated to the Daily Mirror about whether it happened. That paper printed the anonymous speculation, which has since mushroomed in the broader media with no substantiation. Though reports of British journalists paying police for tips and information go back years, the practice is a crime in that country and British police are promising a crackdown. That investigation would be an exclusively British matter, except for the long reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. That postWatergate U.S. law has been used to prosecute U.S. companies that pay bribes to foreign officials to win business, usually foreign government contracts. News Corp. has its headquarters in New York. In a statement Friday, News Corp. said that it had not seen any indication of a connection or similarity between the events, allegations and practices being investigated in the U.K. and News Corps U.S. properties. If the U.S. financial records of News Corp. concealed payoffs by News of the World to police and someone at the U.S. parent company condoned it, that could well be a crime under the law, and one the British arent pursuing. That part of the law is designed to protect U.S. stockholders and investors, but any U.S. prosecution would have to wait until the British had first proved there were bribes. Associated Press With security around, News Corporation head Rupert Murdoch enters the News Corp. building Friday in New York. Fate of U.S. News Corp. probe uncertain Drug prices to plummet in wave of expiring patents Brand-name drugs going off patent through 2015: http://www.medcohealth.com/art/corporate/anticipatedfirsttime_generics.pdf Brand-name and generic drug price comparisons: https://www.flrx.com/calculator/ generic/advanced_calculator.html
Associated PressGRAND PRAIRIE, Texas The owner of a Texas skating rink said Sunday he pushed children out of harms way when a parent suddenly opened fire on his estranged wife and her relatives at their sons birthday party. The Saturday night shootings that left six dead, including the gunman, lasted just moments, said Forum Roller World owner Walt Hedrick. Kids were having fun and all of a sudden: Bang! Bang! Bang! Hedrick said. It was out of the clear blue. ... I didnt know what was going on. The gunman, whose son was celebrating his 11th birthday, ordered the children to leave the snack area before he began shooting, said Grand Prairie detective John Brimmer. No children were killed, but four people were wounded in addition to the adults who died, he said. Police said Tan Do, 35, of Grand Prairie and his wife were having ongoing marriage problems that investigators believe led to the shootings about 7 p.m. Saturday at the skating rink in Grand Prairie, about 20 miles west of Dallas. Some people at nearby businesses said they watched as some adults and children spilled from the rink in horror, some wearing roller skates. They just looked terrified, Cody Poston, a witness, told WFAA-TV, outside the rink that was festooned with birthday decorations inside. Theres several people crying. The kids were just kind of oblivious. Dos son and his other child are safe and with other relatives, Brimmer said. Police identified those killed as Dos estranged wife Trini Do, 29, of Grand Prairie; her sisters Lynn Ta, 16, and Michelle Ta, 28; her brother, Hien Ta, 21; and her sister-in-law, Thuy Nguyen, 25. Brimmer said about 30 friends and relatives were attending the birthday party, some from out of town. B EN F ELLER AP White House CorrespondentWASHINGTON With bipartisan talks stalled, House Republicans and Senate Democrats readied rival debt-limit emergency fallback plans in hopes of reassuring world financial markets on Monday the U.S. government will avoid an unprecedented default in barely a week. House Speaker John Boehner summoned rank-and-file conservative lawmakers in a Sunday-afternoon conference call to be ready for compromise that is going to require some of you to make some sacrifices. He said the new legislation, expected to be unveiled as early as Monday morning, would cut federal spending, raise the governments borrowing authority and be able to clear both houses of Congress, according to one official familiar with his remarks on the call. Officials said that plan was likely to provide for an immediate increase in the debt limit of $1 trillion, while making somewhat larger cuts in federal spending. Additional spending reductions and greater borrowing authority would depend on future action by Congress a two-step process that Obama has ruled out. Across the Capitol, Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid worked on an alternative to cut spending by $2.7 trillion and increase the debt limit by $2.4 trillion enough to satisfy Obamas demand that the current crisis not recur before the 2012 elections. Reid said the plan meets Republicans two main criteria spending cuts greater in size than the increase in borrowing authority and no new revenue. The events unfolded in a crisis atmosphere in a sweltering city swarming with summertime tourists a little more than a week before an Aug. 2 deadline for action by Congress to raise the governments $14.3 trillion debt limit. Without action by that date, the Treasury will be unable to pay all its bills, possibly triggering a default that could have severe consequences for the U.S. economy and the worlds, too. Officials and many stockholders were holding their breath to see how the uncertain situation would affect financial markets in the U.S. and around the world as they opened after the weekend of crisis negotiations. Early results from Asian markets showed no major swings. Obama spoke with Boehner by phone during the day, then met with Reid and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi at the White House. At the same time, several officials said leadership aides spent Sunday trying to produce a compromise that could quickly clear both houses. One official, speaking on condition of anonymity, portrayed the Democrats White House meeting as an unsuccessful attempt to persuade Obama to accept a two-step he has said he wont agree to. There were numerous suggestions of progress both Boehner and Reid now support plans without immediate increases in government revenue but no announced compromise. Similarly, the precise elements of the rival fallback plans were sketchy. Boehners revised measure would fall far short of a House-passed bill that was rejected in the Senate late last week. It had called for raising the debt limit on condition of $6 trillion in spending cuts and congressional approval of a constitutional balanced budget amendment for state ratification. Reids office declined to provide any details of his alternative, except to say it would cut $2.7 trillion in spending over a decade without any tax increases. Any sum that large would require either cuts to benefit programs that aides said Reid preferred to leave untouched, or savings from the Pentagon, possibly by assuming the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It appeared the White House was largely consigned to a spectators role. Asked what the administrations plan was to avoid default, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said, Our plan is to get Congress to raise the debt ceiling on time. 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The foundation alleges that the special law is unconstitutional because it retroactively impairs the foundations contractual rights in violation of Florida Constitution and the due process clause of the Florida Constitution, Fulford wrote at the beginning of the order to explain the foundations basis for seeking the injunction. The order outlined the background of the dispute. The hospital board of trustees is a special district set up in 1949 to operate the hospital. However, in 1987, the foundation became incorporated as a private, notfor-profit entity under Chapter 617 of the Florida Statutes, to raise charitable contributions and to enter into joint ventures that the trustees, as a public entity, could not do. The foundation filed articles of incorporation, adopted bylaws, filed annual reports, maintained corporate records, filed tax returns and otherwise complied with Florida Statutes. Under the original articles of incorporation, the trustees had majority control on the foundations board of directors. But the articles provided that they could be amended only by the foundation. On a date, Nov. 27, 1989, when the trustees had majority control of the foundation, all members unani mously approved an amendment to the articles of incorporation to establish that the trustees no longer were entitled to constitute a majority on the foundations board of directors. The foundation made this amendment before it leased the hospital from the board. Three of the five trustees were present at the Nov. 27, 1989, meeting, and all three voted in favor to cede their majority. The other two trustees were not present. Since that time, the trustees have not had the right to sit as a majority on the foundations board. After ceding their control, the trustees leased the hospital to the foundation on March 1, 1990. The foundation and the trustees also executed an agreement for hospital care. The trustees reasons for doing this were to allow the foundation to achieve cost savings by opting out of the public retirement program and to give the foundation greater flexibility when competing with private hospitals by providing an array of services through joint ventures under one corporate umbrella. The trustees are obliged to fund a portion of the foundations operational and capital needs, according to the lease and the agreement. These contracts also govern the procedures for financial review and oversight by the trustees and the restrictions on the foundations use of tax funding provided by the trustees. The lease and agreement do not expire until 2033. The foundation then has a 45year renewal option. The trustees can terminate these contracts only if certain specified events of default take place. The contracts can be amended only by mutual agreement. The hospital care agreement places no limitation on the foundations use of funds generated from the operation of the hospital and sources other than the trustees. According to the foundations argument, Section 16 of the new law overrides the provisions of its existing contracts with the trustees. The new law would provide that the trustees would constitute the majority on the foundations board. The trustees, under the new law, would approve all current foundation directors, bylaws and articles of incorporation. In essence, these new provisions grant (the trustees) control over all the foundations revenues, not just (the trustees) taxfunded appropriations, the order stated. In contrast, the agreement places no limitation on the foundations use of funds generated from the operation of the hospital and sources other than the (trustees). Funds from such other sources constitute the majority of the foundations budget. To enter a temporary injunction, a court would consider the likelihood of success on the merits, the likelihood of irreparable harm, whether the requested injunction would serve the public interest and the availability of an adequate remedy at law. These four criteria were covered. According to the judges order, The foundation has a substantial likelihood of success on the merits. Florida courts have faithfully enforced constitutional prohibition against impairment of contract. Second, The foundation will suffer irreparable harm in the absence of an injunction, without adequate remedy at law. The status quo would be dramatically altered when the new law takes effect, because the foundation would lose its existing right to have a majority of directors on the foundation board. It would lose the operation flexibility under Florida Statute that similar hospitals enjoy. Third, A temporary injunction serves the public interest. The requested temporary injunction would serve the public interest by promoting the sanctity of contracts with public entities. According to the judges order, If the Legislature can step in to alter the contractual arrangement in this case in favor of (the trustees), it can step in to alter or abrogate any number of public contracts with private entities throughout a variety of industries. This would discourage private entities from contracting with the government for a variety of services that are valuable to the public. Fourth, seeking an adequate remedy, the matter is set for trial at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in Tallahassee. Section 16 of the new law would not yet take effect. The foundation was ordered to post a bond in cash or surety in the amount of $1 million. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at (352) 564-2916 or cvanormer@chronicle online.com. 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While the Navy says it is not treating them any differently from their male counterparts, officials have been working to prepare the submarine crews and the sailors wives for one of the most dramatic changes in the 111-year history of the Navys silent service. The initial class of 24 women will be divided among four submarines, where they will be outnumbered by men by a ratio of roughly 1 to 25. The enlisted ranks, which make up about 90 percent of a subs 160-sailor crew, are not open to women although the Navy is exploring modifications to create separate bunks for men and women. The female officers, many of them engineering graduates from Annapolis, are accustomed to being in the minority, and so far they say they hardly feel like outsiders. The nuclear power school that is part of their training, for example, has been open to women for years because the Navy in 1994 reversed a ban on females serving on its surface ships, including nuclear-powered vessels. At the U.S. Navys submarine school in Groton, where eight women were among dozens who recently completed the 10-week officer basic course, Ensign Kristin Lyles said the presence of the first class of females bound for submarine duty was not even remarked upon at this months graduation ceremony. I understand the reason why. It was never explained but it was kind of implied that while were going through training, as soon as they started calling attention to it in that way, its singling us out, said Lyles, 23, of Fairfax Station, Va. In my experience, I am no different from the guy sitting next to me in all my classes. A submarine group spokesman, Lt. Brian Wierzbicki, said the Navy would not facilitate photographs or interviews with the female submariners because it does not want to distract them from training or make them feel different from their male peers. The female officers will report to their submarines starting in late November or early December. All of the vessels are guided-missile attack submarines or ballisticmissile submarines, which are relatively large by submarine standards. They are the USS Wyoming and USS Georgia, based in Kings Bay, Ga., and the USS Maine and USS Ohio, with their home port in Bangor, Wash. On submarines with corridors barely wide enough for sailors to brush past one another, the six female officers on board will all share a stateroom. Their shifts will be divided so that women are assigned to each subs two rotating crews. The lone bathroom for officers will have a reversible sign, letting men know that its in use by women and vice versa. LeGrand said she is not concerned about being outnumbered. Space is at a premium and everyone has no space. You just get over it and do your job, she said in a phone interview. She said she is thrilled at the opportunity to join the close-knit submarine community, but she does not dwell on being a barrierbreaker. Every now and then I think about it and yeah, its pretty cool, but ultimately Im just happy I get chance to serve on a sub, she said. The change is a source of anxiety for others, including the wives of submariners, who worry the close contact at sea could lead to sailors cheating. The issue really has to do with the creation of a relationship that becomes very close and then results in further relations ashore. That is, of course, what bothers the wives. They know the kind of relationships that happen between the shipmates, said retired Navy Rear Adm. W.J. Holland Jr., a former submarine commander. Although Holland said commanders would be reluctant to have women on their subs, he said the Navy pulled off a more daunting challenge last year by outlawing smoking on submarines. The crews can adapt, he said. The Navy reversed the ban on women in submarines in April 2010. In the fall, when officials announced the first subs selected to take on female officers, senior leaders held town hall meetings with the crews and their families to address their concerns. Wierz bicki, the Navy spokesman, said training has been provided to the crews and commanding officers to prepare them for the change. Submarines had been the last class of military vessel off-limits to women. Navy officials say one lesson they learned from integrating surface ships is to make the transition gradually. The Navy wants to make sure it is aware of any potential issues that might arise, according to Lt. Cmdr. Jean Sullivan, chief of the naval personnels office of womens policy. There are going to be leadership challenges and maturity challenges anyone would face in their first job. There is just a spotlight on it because theyre the first on submarines, Sullivan said. The chairwoman of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services, retired Army Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy, told a committee meeting last month that one risk is that men could feel constrained and resent the presence of women. One of the issues around women being integrated is this thought that, Oh, now because youre here, we cant do XYZ, Kennedy said. And that creates a greater sense of isolation and exclusion for women. The Navy is looking into bringing women aboard the smaller, Virginia-class attack subs, which would require reconfigurations to accommodate men and women together. LeGrand said the diverse missions of the attack subs would be appealing, but the larger submarines are just fine with her. As a semi-professional cyclist, shes hoping to serve on a sub large enough to bring aboard a stationary bike. Navy preps subs for 1st female officers The initial class of 24 women will be divided among four submarines, where they will be outnumbered by men by a ratio of roughly 1 to 25. The enlisted ranks, which make up about 90 percent of a subs 160-sailor crew, are not open to women although the Navy is exploring modifications to create separate bunks for men and women. WEEKLY LINEUP Nearly a dozen medical professionals share their expertise with columns in Health & Life./Tuesdays Read up on all things school-related in the Summer Break section./ Wednesdays Plan menus for the week from the recipes in the Food section. / Thursdays Get a jump on weekend entertainment with the stories in Scene. / Fridays See what local houses of worship plan to do in the Religion section. / Saturdays Read about area businesses in the Business section. / Sundays Pick up tips for home improvement, saving money and cashing in on antiques in HomeFront./ Sundays
Associated PressHAVANA Each morning before the sun rises too high, Cubans gather at a shaded corner in central Havana, mingling as though at a cocktail party. The icebreaker is always the same: What are you offering? This is Cubas informal real-estate bazaar, where a chronic housing shortage brings everyone from newlyweds to retirees together to strike deals that often involve thousands of dollars in under-the-table payments. Theyre breaking not just the law but communist doctrine by trading and profiting in property, and now their government is about to get in on the action. President Raul Castro has pledged to legalize the purchase and sale of homes by the end of the year, bringing this informal market out of the shadows as part of an economic reform package under which Cuba is already letting islanders go into business for themselves in 178 designated activities, as restaurateurs, wedding planners, plumbers, carpenters. An aboveboard housing market promises multiple benefits for the cash-strapped island: It would help ease a housing crunch, stimulate construction employment and generate badly needed tax revenue. It would attack corruption by officials who accept bribes to sign off on illicit deals, and give people options to seek peaceful resolutions to black-market disputes that occasionally erupt into violence. Its also likely to suck up more hard currency from Cubans abroad who can be counted on to send their families cash to buy, expand and remodel homes, especially since President Barack Obama relaxed the 50-year-old economic embargo to allow unlimited remittances by Cuban-Americans. All these things are tied in, said Sergio Diaz-Briquets, a U.S.-based demography expert. They want expatriate Cubans to contribute money to the Cuban state, and this is one big incentive for people who want to help their families. But few changes are likely to be as complex and hard to implement as real estate reform. From the earliest days of the revolution, Fidel Castro railed against exploitative, absentee landlords, and enacted a reform that gave property ownership to whoever lived in a home, regardless of who held title. Most who have left the island forfeited their properties to the state. The government, Castro preached, would provide everything a citizen could need: employment, food, education and housing, all for little or no money at all. But the housing stock, already run down before the revolution, continued to deteriorate, the U.S. embargo choked off the supply of building materials, and new construction failed to keep pace with demand. Meanwhile, cyclones and salty air can start eating through metal bars in a year and have decimated rural shanties and older quarters of Havana. Empty lots dot the capitals seaside Malecon boulevard as oncestately mansions regularly collapse following heavy rains. Many of those still standing are merely facades or are propped up by scaffolding and wooden beams. While they wait for the new law to be enacted and the specifics to be announced, Cubans have few legal options. They can enroll in cooperative construction projects, build on existing properties or join the long waiting list for government housing. Or they can head to the open-air real-estate market in hopes of negotiating a permuta, which officially is a swap of equal-value properties but in reality usually involves illegal cash on the side. Some Cubans enter into sham marriages to make deed transfers easier. Others move into homes ostensibly to care for an elderly person living there. They register at the address and, after enough time passes, can legally claim the inherited title. Nowhere is there an official record of the money changing hands. W ORLD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 A9 WERE BRINGING IN SUMMER! 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Page A10 MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011 Cut legislators payCome August, it will be interesting to see what lies will come from our leadership, to not default. Perhaps in their thinking, parents will not send their children to school and maybe make them work, since school funds are going to be cut. Possibly they hope the elderly will go back in the workforce. Social Security recipients did make this country rich, back when. All these baby boomers working, making all those tax dollars to continue supporting our leaderships perks, salaries, health insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, traveling expenses and parties, special interest groups, and the wealthiest! Yea, our government seems to think We the People dont know who really caused this huge deficit, so they cut every program like Social Security, Medicare, maybe even the militarys paychecks, crying poverty to the most venerable individuals and families, but they still give out grants, send aid to Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Libya and continue searches for weapons of mass destruction? Sure, we still have immigrant programs, hand out money to many who have never worked, paid taxes or supported any community, but government thinks its important to threaten the very true Americans that contributed the most wealth to this country. I would like to know how much deduction representatives have had in their salaries since the recession. There should be a cost of living reduction for everyone based on a certain percentage of minimum wages. We have a cost of living raise, for most, when things are great, so why not a diminution, when things arent so dandy? Instead, unemployment, interest rates, transportation costs, food prices and this list of rising items are exhausting. If government is going to set this country back to the 1950s, then its income should match the declining wealth, as it has for everyone else. The same goes for large companies, and the buck shouldnt stop for just the stock room workers. If we are to survive the manufactured debt announced by elected officials, we need to let government know we will not stand for any more lies and demand the first cut to avoid default should come out of their paychecks. Sandra Brasmeister Inverness Sponsors save the day Thanks in large part to its major sponsors, this years Womens Health and Fitness Expo, hosted by the Business Womens Alliance of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, will be able to deliver another excellent event. Thank you to presenting sponsor Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, plus major sponsors Citrus Memorial Health System, Citrus Urology Center, Genesis Womens Center & Medical Spa, and Publix Supermarkets. Our very generous media sponsors are the Citrus County Chroniclenewspaper and the radio stations Citrus 95 and Classic Hits the Fox. The expos purpose is to educate women and those around them about their health, fitness and wellness. Sponsorship helps fund scholarships for students from Citrus, Crystal River and Lecanto high schools and Withlacoochee Technical Institute for health care and business careers. The BWA was able to award nine scholarships for the past year. Jennifer Duca Womens Health & Fitness Expo Inverness Praise for hospice Our family wishes to thank Hospice of Citrus County for the care they gave Queen Cotton during a very bad period of her life. Special thanks to: Barbara Rosenblatt, Hazel, Heather, Karen, Rosalie and the girls and guys from the 24-7 hospice care. We love each and every one of you. The Cotton Family Homosassa A few words on what Fox News is. The question has, of course, been debated forever. Fox says it is, as the name would suggest, a news network. Its critics say it is actually the propaganda arm of the Republican Party and that its highest loyalty is not to accuracy, fairness or other journalistic values but to the furtherance of the party line. Not that any sentient life form should need the help, but events have recently arranged themselves such as to make painfully obvious which view is truth and which is tripe. As it happens, one of the biggest news stories of the past few weeks has been the phone-hacking scandal that now ensnares media baron Rupert Murdoch. For those who somehow missed it, it involves revelations that reporters at Murdochs News of the WorldBritish tabloid routinely paid police sources for information and hacked into peoples cellphones, including that of a murdered 13-year-old girl. Thats led to the shutdown of the 168-year-old newspaper, a spate of resignations and arrests, hearings in Parliament, rumored hearings in Congress and criminal investigations here and in the UK. This story is a gift from the news gods, and any news organization worthy of the name would jump on it like a trampoline. Most have. Fox has not. The Pew Research Centers Project for Excellence in Journalism just surveyed reportage of the story in two time frames: July 6 to 8 and 11 to 15. In that period, according to Pew, CNN devoted almost 170 minutes to the story, MSNBC about 145. Fox? About 30. That bears repeating: One of the biggest stories of the summer gets, over the course of six days, a half-hour of attention from Fox News. Now, let us be fair and balanced here. Fox is owned by Murdoch, and the last thing any news organization wants is to be in the awkward position of reporting on itself. To have to air that which might embarrass or damage colleagues or bosses is the definition of a no-win situation, especially since there will always be doubts, from within and without, about your ability to do so fairly. But when professionalism demands, this is what you do. When CBS News report on President George W. Bushs service in the Texas Air National Guard turned out not to be credible, CBS reported it. When Jayson Blair hoodwinked and humiliated the New York Times, the New York Timesreported it. When NPR was mortified by a deceptively edited hidden camera sting, NPR reported it. Foxs failure to report and allow viewers to decide speaks volumes and offers a definitive answer to the question of what Fox is. It is the nations leading manufacturer of false outrage and fake fury War on Christmas! War on Christmas! the top supplier of bogeymen for those who need to feel terrorized in order to feel alive. It is Americas No. 1 distributor of misinformation (Hide Nana! The death panels are coming!), a warehouse of conspiracy theories, junk history and dubious facts given credit by virtually no one who does not watch Fox. It is a noisemaker, a box of cacophony from which reason will seldom emerge unscathed. And it is a bovine excreta machine. But a news organization? No. That is a designation you have to earn. Step 1: Report the news.Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at email@example.com. Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule and both commonly succeed, and are right. H. L. Mencken, Minority Report, 1956 What Fox News is and isnt CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARD Gerry Mulligan .......................................... publisherCharlie Brennan ............................................ editor Neale Brennan ........ promotions/community affairsMike Arnold .......................................... HR directorSandra Frederick ............................ managing editor Curt Ebitz ........................................ citizen member Mac Harris ...................................... citizen member Rebecca Martin ................................ guest member Loaned money not the way to fund our wars P oliticians from both sides of the aisle are standing in the way of a deal to raise the debt ceiling and cut the deficit, which if not done by next week could be disastrous for Wall Street. The United States government begins defaulting on its obligations on Aug. 2 and if that happens, the stock market and its investors could face a disastrous turn; possibly prolonging the current economic malaise. The deal-making has been pushed behind closed doors because of the rancorous nature of the battle for some middle ground. Republicans and Democrats have each participated in their fair share of ideological trench warfare and fingerpointing. Recent polls show Americans want a deal done before Aug. 2, fearing an economic crisis if it doesnt happen. Those same polls show a high number between 58 percent and 77 percent blame both parties for the impasse and want the bickering to stop. Many now believe politicians in Washington are more concerned about re-election than the welfare of the country. Our current deficit crisis is a direct result of the changing sense of American fiscal responsibility buy now, pay later. Our country entered into, and continues, two wars with no plan on how to pay except to borrow money from China. Because of this, we politicians and American citizens have not felt the economic crunch nor have we experienced the sacrifice war exacts. The only sacrifice paid by this country has been the loss of lives that only a small percentage of families across the United States have had to face. Everyone wants something for nothing these days. It is time for all to pay the sacrifice in dollars for those wars. If that means deep spending cuts coupled with raising taxes and restructuring the corrupt tax code, then so be it. It is time those in Washington step up and make the tough decisions they were elected to make and stop passing the buck to the next generation. Americans are tired of partisan bickering and the self-centered nature of Washington politics. It is time our representatives in Congress stop worrying about self-preservation and started worrying about what is best for the country. THE ISSUE: National debt fix.OUR OPINION: Partisan rank and file holding up debt ceiling, deficit reduction deal. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board. 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Or, fax to (352) 563-3280 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org LETTERS to the Editor Troopers lightsAbout Troopers apparel: They have a set of flashing lights like no others very, very bright which gives our troopers great protection. Anyone who cant see those lights and figure out there is something going on up ahead, please turn in your license now.Done in two Politicians have no chutzpah. You know what chutzpah is? The best way to solve the debt problem simple and very easy: Stop foreign aid and bring the troops home. Two items: Stop foreign aid. Bring the troops home. Let the rest of the world worry about Afghanistan, Iraq and any other country, and start worrying about America. Stop the war. Stop the foreign aid. Get solvent. Got problems solved.Sandpiper locks Weve had beautiful rains here lately, but this is for Swiftmud: Why dont you open the locks at Sandpiper? Our lake, Little Lake Davis back here, is nothing but drying up and weeds. And this is ridiculous. Im about ready to move from here. I came here for the beautiful little lake and now its come out and look its nothing but weeds, like seaweed growing from the bottom all the way up on what little water we have. Swiftmud, you suck.Repair grant Can anyone tell me what has happened to the $750,000 grant given to the Citrus County to help the elderly needy in repairing of their homes? Please print (an) answer in Sound Off.The GORP Will somebody please explain why the GOP refuses to end the big tax breaks for the mega-rich? Its because there never was a true GOP They should be the GORP for the rich. Its time to ante up what should have been years ago. Lets all remember that at the polls next year. Vote them all out.Tow the boatIt is just inconcei vable to me that in this situation where (Rick) Suggs has parked his boat in Mrs. Laycocks yard that the city of Crystal River and Citrus County cant get their heads together and put enough pressure on DEP or whoever to move that boat. Somebody ought to have the guts to go in there and tow the boat to a storage place and let Suggs retrieve it from there. I think our officials have been neutered and cant get off the dime on this issue.Paying for Florida Im calling in response to Quit complaining, who was talking about teachers boohooing about having to pay into a pension plan. The only difference between us and him is our 3 percent is not going towards our pension plan; its going towards the general fund. At least his money went to his pension plan. Found glasses A pair of childs sunglasses or regular glasses with black frame (was) found in a Publix parking lot probably two weeks ago. They are at the Publix desk. If you lost those, you can pick them up there. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about any subject. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTS will be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. 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A thousand lives savedOn behalf of the blood drive ministry of Our Lady of Grace church and the Knights of Columbus Abbot Francis Sadlier Council #6168, we wish to thank everyone who participated in our Help One Another blood drive which was Saturday, July 16. We collected 69 pints of blood, which was our third-largest drive beaten only by our Matt Curley Memorial Blood Drive in September 2010, with 72 pints, and 70 pints at the Abbot Fidelis drive in the 1990s. The grand total for our six drives of the year (one every two months) was 351 pints an average of 58.5 pints per drive. Based on the statistics supplied by LifeSouth Community Blood Center, one pint of blood saves three lives. This means that our 351 pints helped to save 1,053 lives. We hope that you are as proud of yourselves as we are of you. You are definitely a caring community! We didnt do it alone. We got great support from everyone at the Citrus County Chronicle at the Visitor, radio station WRZN-720 AM, Our Lady of Grace staff and church bulletin, Laurel Ridge Leaf Publication as well as the 3rd degree Knights and 4th degree Knights monthly newsletters and all of the caring members of both Our Lady of Grace parish and our own Knights of Columbus Council #6168. Don Irwin Blood Drive Ministry of Our Lady of Grace and Knights of Columbus #6168 Keep government close The best governance is closest to the people and the issues. When representatives make a decision where all the stakeholders have been heard from, the result is the most representative law. Enforcement, while necessary, becomes less of an issue, as enforcement will come through peer pressure and common practice. When you are an appointed, local representative of a national bureaucracy, or an elected official, you have to wake up in the morning to come face-to-face with your neighbor and constituency.Bob Mercer Crystal River A private rightThe right to bear arms is important to every American, though many will never choose to own firearms. William C. Young (July 12) believes physicians/health care professionals should be allowed to delve into the private lives of patients in their care. This is ludicrous and a major privacy invasion. If I was to be asked about personal ownership of a gun by someone I do not know, I doubt I would answer honestly and I would go elsewhere for medical treatment. Mr. Young, do you actually believe that people considering suicide would use only a firearm to end their lives? Should physicians also ask about ownership of drugs, prescription or otherwise? Vehicles that could be driven off a cliff or into trees? Knives? Razors to slash wrists? Ropes to hang oneself? Sadly, I have been close to several people who have taken their own lives while under the care of medical professionals. These now-deceased individuals used various means to put an end to their unbearable strife without pulling a trigger. As far as the AK-47, AR-15, UZI, handguns, rifles and shotguns, I believe none of these weapons should be banned or restricted. Criminals do not purchase registered firearms. They will obtain their guns as always, black-marketed or stolen. A legally owned firearm by a patient is not the doctors business, nor is it your or my business. Hunters, shootists (competitors), collectors, dealers it matters not. I will defend my right to bear arms because I am a proud American and this is my personal and most private right. Joanie Welch Inverness O PINION C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 A11 0008TJQ ATTENTION: SUFFERERS OF HEARING LOSS Are these questions that make you skeptical or afraid to pursue your lack of hearing or communication skills! 1. What is an actual trial period? 2. 40-50 percent off what? 3. Buy 1, Get 1 FREE 4. Lifetime Service or other things 5. Free Testing? Homosassa 5699 S. Suncoast Blvd. Janack Plaza 352-621-8000 Inverness 2036 Hwy. 44 West 352-586-7599 OPENING SOON ON TOP OF THE WORLD If these are some of the questions that you have been wanting to know for years, dont wait any longer. Come in and have our staff answer these questions for you in a safe and relaxing setting. We at Audibel treat all our patients as family and our motto is always TREAT YOU THE SAME WAY WE WOULD TREAT OUR FAMILY!!! Please call this week for your FREE SIT DOWN with one of our specialists. If you or a loved one suffers from hearing or communication difficulties, you dont want to miss this opportunity. Call one of our offices today! 0008J5H No Purchase Necessary No Obligation You need not be a subscriber to enter or win. (Citrus Publishing Inc., employees and contractors not eligible for this drawing) and ONE NIGHT ONLY Tuesday, July 26 6-8pm only Just Call On Tuesday 564-2988 To Enter! G r o c e r y G i v e a w a y G r o c e r y G i v e a w a y G r o c e r y G i v e a w a y $ 2 0 0 $ 2 0 0 $ 2 0 0 F R E E F R E E FREE G R O C E R I E S G R O C E R I E S GROCERIES from You Could Win! Letters to THE EDITOR
Page A12 MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Being Ernest Associated Press Matt Gineo eyes a resident cat as he poses Sunday at the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West, Fla. Gineo won the Papa Hemingway LookAlike contest late Saturday at Sloppy Joes Bar. It was the 12th try for Gineo, a 64-year-old Jensen Beach biomedical engineer who bested 120 other entrants. Chickenpox deaths plummet post-vaccine ATLANTA Chickenpox vaccine has dramatically cut deaths from the disease, especially in children, states a new government study proclaiming an important public health victory. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that chickenpox deaths fell from an average of 105 per year to 14 after the vaccine had been available for a dozen years. The report was released online Monday by the journal Pediatrics. In 1995, the government first recommended that all children get a dose of chickenpox vaccine. One dose turned out to be about 86 percent effective. A second dose is now recommended. Wreckage removal Associated Press A derailed train car is removed from a bridge Sunday as workers clear up the wreckage after a train accident in Wenzhou in east Chinas Zhejiang province. A bullet train crashed into another high-speed train Saturday, killing dozens of people and again raising safety concerns about the countrys fast-expanding rail network. Strong earthquake jolts N.E. Japan NEW YORK The U.S. Geological Survey reported a strong earthquake jolted northeast Japan, the same region devastated by Marchs quake and tsunami. There were no immediate re ports of injuries or damage, andno tsunami warning was in effect. The USGS said the magnitude 6.2-quake struck at 3:51 a.m. Monday and was centered at a depth of 22.1 miles in the Pacific Ocean, 59 miles east of Fukushima prefecture. The epicenter is 175 miles northeast of Tokyo. On Saturday afternoon, a magnitude-6.4 quake struck in the same area off the east coast of Honshu. About 23,000 people died or were left missing across wide swaths of Japans northeast coastline after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Another 80,000 have been forced to evacuate their homes because of the radiation threat from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS World BRIEFS Associated PressNEW YORK Hundreds of gay couples dressed in formal suits and striped trousers, gowns and T-shirts recited vows in emotionchoked voices and triumphantly hoisted their long-awaited marriage certificates on Sunday as New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings. Couples began saying I do at midnight from Niagara Falls to Long Island, though New York City became the sometimes raucous center of action by daybreak Sunday as couples waited on a sweltering day for the chance to exchange vows at the city clerks office. Thousands of protesters rallied in several cities around the state, a signal the long fight for recognition may not be over just yet. But a party atmosphere reigned in the lobby of the Manhattan clerks office, with cheers and applause breaking out whenever a couple was handed their white-and-blue wedding certificate. Balloons floated overhead. One couple wore matching kilts; another wore sparkly crowns. Children scurried up and down the lobby; workers with bullhorns called out the numbers of each couple. Poignant signs of pent-up emotion were common from couples who had in some cases waited for years to wed. Couples cried and voices quavered. Newlywed Douglas Robinson exclaimed, You bet your life I do! when asked if he would take Michael Elsasser as his spouse. The first couple to marry in Manhattan were Phyllis Siegel, 77, and Connie Kopelov, 85, who have been together for 23 years. Kopelov arrived in a wheelchair and stood with the assistance of a walker. During the service, Siegel wrapped her hand in Kopelovs hand and they both grasped the walker. Witnesses cheered and wiped away tears after the two women vowed to honor and cherish each other as spouses and then kissed. I am breathless. I almost couldnt breathe, Siegel said after the ceremony. Its mind-boggling. The fact thats its happening to us that we are finally legal and can do this like everyone else. Outside afterward, Siegel raised her arms exultantly as Kopelov, in the wheelchair, held out a marriage certificate. Associated Press Phyllis Siegel, 76, left, and Connie Kopelov, 84, both of New York, embrace Sunday after becoming the first same-sex couple to get married at the Manhattan City Clerks office. Hundreds of same-sex couples say I do in N.Y. Associated PressSIRAQULA, Afghanistan Shortly after the call to prayer resounded over the harvested poppy fields near Salaam Bazaar, two Taliban commanders were heard on their radios asking how their forces are doing. The number of Taliban fighters who respond varies, but in the last month a squad of U.S. Marines at a small patrol base here in northern Helmand province counted 80 to 100 different radio call signs. The fighters usually thank God for their fortunes, report their casualties and track movements by the Marines. Then, using secret numerical codes, the commanders deploy fighters to the mudwalled farming compounds surrounding the Marines base. Radio chatter picks up whenever Marines go on their daily patrols. On one recent day, the sound of men speaking in Pashto crackled over the Marines scanner five minutes after the troops left the base to conduct a patrol. As Helmands provincial capital of Lashkar Gah marked the official start of its transition from NATO to Afghan control on Wednesday, the fierce fighting in the market town of Siraqula served as a reminder the war is still on in what remains the countrys deadliest province for coalition forces. Lashkar Gah is one of five provincial capitals and two provinces that President Hamid Karzai deemed ready for Afghan control in the next several months. The transition to Afghan control will allow international military forces to slowly start withdrawing from Afghanistan. NATO intends these transition areas to be the leading edge of an emergent sovereign state capable of quelling the insurgency and providing for its citizens by the time the coalition completes the withdrawal of combat troops in 2014. It remains unclear, however, whether the modest security gains achieved in the provincial capital will expand to Taliban strongholds in northern Helmand, where U.S. Marines are still trying to pacify poppygrowing areas that are the insurgencys profit center. Residents routinely tell the Marines that they detest the insurgency but fear retribution if they cooperate with NATO forces. And all of them are aware the Taliban will be around long after the coalition leaves. Of the 30,000 coalition troops in Helmand, a number of Marines stationed in the province will leave by the end of the year, and others may shift to eastern Afghanistan where NATO officials say more international terrorists are based. Afghan handoff hampered by attacks Associated Press People pay tribute Sunday to victims of the twin attacks outside Oslo Cathedral. Associated PressOSLO, Norway The man blamed for killing at least 93 people during terrorist attacks on Norways government headquarters and an island retreat for young people wanted to trigger an anti-Muslim revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday. A chief surgeon treating the wounded from Fridays mass shooting, meanwhile, said he believes the attacker used special dum-dum bullets that cause massive internal injuries. The doctor told The Associated Press that the killers chosen ammo exploded inside the body. The manifesto that 32-year-old suspect Anders Behring Breivik published online ranted against Muslim immigration to Europe and vowed revenge on those indigenous Europeans whom he deemed had betrayed their heritage. The document said they would be punished for their treasonous acts. Police said they were analyzing the approximately 1,500-page document. They said it was published Friday shortly before the back-toback bomb and gun attacks. Breiviks lawyer, Geir Lippestad, said his client wrote the document alone. But parts of it were taken almost word for word from the writings of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, who is serving a life sentence in federal prison in Colorado for mail bombs that killed three people and injured 23 others across the U.S. from the 1970s to the 1990s. The passages copied by Breivik appear in the first few pages of Kaczynskis manifesto. Breivik changed a Kaczynski screed on leftism and what he considered to be leftists feelings of inferiority mainly by substituting the words multiculturalism or cultural Marxism for leftism. Breivik did not cite Kaczynski. Police in Norway said they were investigating reports of a second assailant on the island, but the lawyer said Breivik claims no one helped him. Breiviks treatise detailed plans to acquire firearms and explosives, and even appeared to describe a test explosion: BOOM! The detonation was successful!!! It ends with a note dated 12:51 p.m. on July 22: I believe this will be my last entry. That day, a bomb killed seven people in downtown Oslo and, about 90 minutes later, a gunman opened fire on about 600 young people at a retreat on Utoya Island. Police said the death toll in the shooting rose by one Sunday to 86. That brings total fatalities to 93, with more than 90 wounded. People remain missing at both scenes. Police have not released the names of any victims. Officials at the lakeside scene of the island shooting spent Sunday continuing to account for the dead. In a chilling allusion to the fact that the tragedy could have even been greater, police said Sunday that Breivik still had a considerable amount of ammunition for both his guns a pistol and an automatic rifle when he surrendered. Breivik has been charged with terrorism and will be arraigned Monday. European security officials said they were aware of increased Internet chatter from individuals claiming they belonged to the Knights Templar group Breivik describes, in fantastical terms, in the manifesto. The two officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the investigation. As authorities pursued the suspects motives, Oslo mourned the victims. Norways King Harald V and his wife Queen Sonja and Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg crowded into Oslo Cathedral, where the pews were packed, and people spilled into the plaza outside. The area was strewn with flowers and candles, and people who could not fit inside the grand church huddled under umbrellas amid drizzling rain. Afterward, people sobbed and hugged one another in the streets. Many lingered over the flowers and candles. The attacker picked targets linked to Norways left-wing Labor Party. Breiviks manifesto pilloried the political correctness of liberals and warned that their work would end in the colonization of Europe by Muslims. A boy throws a rose Sunday into the lake opposite to the island of Utoya in Norway. The man blamed for the terrorist attacks on Norways government headquarters and an island retreat for young people that left scores dead was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday. Killer motivated by political hatred
Martins 3-hit shutout clinches state championship R ICK H ARMON Sports correspondentNICEVILLE Sometimes a manager plays percentages. Sometimes, its just a gut feeling. For Crystal River Little League senior softball manager J.J. Gomez, it was the latter heading into Sundays state tournament final against Palm Bay. Following the teams semifinal win Saturday, Gomez said he planned to start his daughter, Danielle, in the championship game. But overnight, he changed his mind and went with Breanna Martin. It was the right decision as the right-hander threw a 3-hit shutout and retired the last 13 batters she faced as Crystal River won the game 3-0 and advances to the Southeast Region tournament later this week in Fort Myers. I just had a gut feeling, manager Gomez said. We had four other pitchers available but we decided to go with Breanna. Martin gave up back-to-back singles in the second with two outs but got out of the jam. Martin would yield a one-out bunt single in the third but catcher Ashley Meiman threw the runner out stealing. That would be the last runner Palm Bay would get. I tried to keep the ball low so they would hit fly balls, Martin said. I knew my defense would back me up. Martin only faced two over the minimum 21 batters. She didnt walk a hitter and only had three balls on two Palm Bay hitters. She forced 12 fly-ball outs and 8 ground outs. She threw 68 pitches 48 for strikes. As for the Crystal River offense, a two-out triple by Meagan McMichen in the fifth inning, followed by a walk to Cheyenne Phelps and a single by Meiman gave Crystal River a 1-0 lead. I really didnt think one run would be enough, Gomez said. But as it turned out, it was. Prior to finally getting on the board, Crystal River had left five runners on base. Twice they had second and third with no outs and couldnt score. We made some base-running S PORTS Section B MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE LOCAL Lecanto All-Season sports passesThe 2011-12 all-season sports passes for all Lecanto High School regularly scheduled home sporting events will be on sale August 1. The prices this year are as follows: Students: $40, Seniors: $20, Adults: $40 and Family of 4: $125. These passes are only good for regular season games. They will not admit the bearer to any preseason classics or post-season games. Any questions, please call LHS 746-2334, ext 4220. Free physicals for Citrus High athletesFree physicals for Citrus High athletes will be offered at Citrus High School on August 3 at 6 p.m. Athletes may pick up blank forms in the front office before that date to speed up the process and limit waiting time.Lecanto High offering physicals for all sportsOn August 2 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Lecanto High School is offering sports physicals for $10 per person. The event will take place in the LHS gymnasium. Middle school students are also welcome but a parent or guardian must accompany any athlete getting a physical.Citrus County Gator Club hosting partyAll Gator fans are invited to join the Citrus County Gator Club at the 2011 season opener indoor tailgate party from 6 to 9 p.m., August 27 at the Citrus County Fairgrounds Auditorium in Inverness. The cost to attend is $10 in advance per person and $15 at the door. Children 5 and under are free. Join your fellow UF fans for an evening of food, fun, beverages, entertainment, auctions, raffles and giveaways. The special guest speaker will be former Gators great Scott Brantley. Tickets may be purchased at Fancys Pets on U.S. 19 in Crystal River, Tile Contractor on S.R. 44 or by mail at P.O. Box 438, Homosassa FL 34487. SWIMMING Phelps qualifies 5th in 200 free at worldsSHANGHAI American Ryan Lochte posted the fastest qualifying time in the 200-meter freestyle at the world championships, inserting himself into the rivalry between Michael Phelps and Paul Biedermann. Lochte was timed in 1 minute, 46.34 seconds to win his heat against Phelps on Monday. Im a little shaky, Lochte said. I kind of just wanted to have an easy swim but Michael was next to me and we were pushing each other. It was rough. Phelps advanced to the evening semifinals in fifth at 1:46.98 4.2 seconds off his best time. Ryan and I are going to be in the second heat tonight, so well see what its going to take to get top eight, Phelps said. I told him this morning, We have to go 47 to make it back. Phelps finished third in his heat behind Lochte and Sebastiaan Verschuren of the Netherlands, who was secondquickest overall in 1:46.53. Phelps led off the Americans 400 freestyle relay that earned a bronze on Sunday. I didnt think I was going that fast, he said. Im happy with that though, feeling how I did. Biedermann, the defending champion from Germany, qualified third at 1:46.56, followed by 400 free champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea at 1:46.63. Phelps has a score to settle with Biedermann, who stunned the two-time world champion two years ago in Rome while wearing the now-banned high-tech bodysuit. The German also took away the 14-time Olympic gold medalists world record. Lochte didnt swim the event in Rome. In the first event of the morning prelims, American Natalie Coughlin qualified fastest in the 100 backstroke. Sports BRIEFS American invasion at British Open Cochran wins senior major by two strokes Sunday Associated PressWALTON ON THE HILL, England Russ Cochran toasted a family victory at the Senior British Open on Sunday, capturing his first major title with his son as caddie to maintain the United States recent dominance of the tournament. With his 25-year-old son Reed carrying his bag, Cochran shot a second straight 5-under 67 in the final round at Walton Heath to win by two shots over compatriot Mark Calcavecchia. He relaxed me out there, Cochran said of Reed, who is on his summer break from law school. He made me smile and was great to be with. Ryan, the 52-year-old Cochrans Russ Cochran kisses the trophy as he poses for the media Sunday after winning the Senior British Open Championship at Walton Heath Golf Club in Walton On The Hill, England. Associated Press See COCHRAN / Page B4 Associated Press Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb throws in the first inning Sunday against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. Cobb, Rays shut out Royals Associated PressKANSAS CITY, Mo. A finger blister, not the Kansas City Royals, knocked Tampa Bay rookie Alex Cobb out of the game Sunday. He curbed the Royals on six singles in seven scoreless innings and Ben Zobrist had three hits and drove in two runs to help the Rays beat Kansas City 5-0 on Sunday. Cobb threw 65 strikes in 81 pitches, but developed a small blister in the seventh inning that led to Rays manager Joe Maddon going to his bullpen. Its unfortunate because his pitch limit was in great shape, Maddon said. He had plenty left in the tank. Cobb (3-0) struck out two and walked none to pick up the victory and lowered his earned run average to 2.57. He has allowed one earned run in 13 innings in two starts since being recalled July 18. Relievers Cesar Ramos, Joel Peralta and Jake McGee held the Box Score The Rays and Royals box is on Page B2. See RAYS / Page B4 Inverness fights to the very end Citrus County senior team falls to Largo, 13-1 J OHN C OSCIA Sports editorLARGO For the past six weeks 11 young men from Inverness have stood tall as a band of brothers, proudly representing Citrus County all the way to a District 15 championship and a berth in the Section 7 tournament. On Sunday, their impressive ride came to an end at the hands of an extremely talented Largo team who earned a 13-1 victory over Inverness. Inverness accomplishments this summer are ones that will remain with them for years to come. As for Largo, they finished the Section 7 tournament undefeated and will now move on to represent the section in next weeks state tournament. Largo was the better team today and theyll represent the section very well. They have 1314 players in that dugout and theyre all unselfish and play for the team first and thats what it takes to be a champion, Inverness manager J.L McKinley admitted. We had our heart (Sunday), we just didnt bring our bats. You cant expect to beat a team the caliber of Largo, who is greatly coached and plays solid fundamental baseball, if you only get two hits in the game, McKinley added. But what happened today doesnt take away anything from what our team has accomplished this year. The star of the show for Largo on this day was Colin Lonsberry, who belted two monster home runs over the center field fence. His first blast was a two-run shot in the first inning that capped off a five-run frame for the home team. In the second inning the No. 6 hitter in the lineup launched his second home run in as many innings, this time a grand slam that gave Largo an insurmountable 10-0 lead. A testament to a teams character is easily measured by how it faces up to adversity. By that standard Ryan Dolan proved what he was made of in the top of the third inning. Photos by RICK HARMON /For the Chronicle The Crystal River senior softball team poses with its championship banner and plaque following their 3-0 victory against Palm Bay in the Florida Little League state final Sunday at Northwest Florida State College. Crystal River senior softball hurler Breanna Martin tossed a three-hit shutout, retiring the last 13 batters to clinch the victory for her team. See TITLE / Page B4 See SENIORS / Page B4 Ryan Lochte More L.L. For the results of CRs majors, juniors baseball, please see: PAGE B5 MLB/ B2 Golf, NFL, auto racing/ B3 Scoreboard; TV, lottery/ B4 College football, cycling/ B5 Softball, Little League / B5 Entertainment/ B6 Classifieds/ B10-12 Evans becomes first Aussie to ever win Tour de France./ B5
East Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Boston6237.6268-2W-431-1731-20 New York5940.59636-4W-132-2027-20 Tampa Bay5347.530964-6W-124-2529-22 Toronto5051.49513106-4L-224-2426-27 Baltimore4058.40821184-6L-126-2814-30 East Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Philadelphia6436.6408-2W-537-1527-21 Atlanta5942.58455-5L-130-1929-23 New York5051.4951494-6L-222-2628-25 Washington4952.48515104-6L-228-1821-34 Florida4953.48016105-5W-224-3225-21 Central Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Detroit5447.5356-4W-129-2225-25 Cleveland5148.515284-6L-427-2024-28 Chicago4951.4904106-4W-221-2528-26 Minnesota4754.4657135-5L-126-2521-29 Kansas City4259.41612185-5L-128-2914-30 West Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Texas5843.5748-2W-233-1825-25 Los Angeles5547.539355-5W-128-2327-24 Oakland4457.43614165-5L-126-2218-35 Seattle4358.42615170-10L-1523-2620-32 West Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway San Fran.5943.5787-3W-232-1827-25 Arizona5547.539446-4W-229-2326-24 Colorado4854.47111114-6L-226-2622-28 Los Angeles4556.44613145-5W-225-2820-28 San Diego4458.43115154-6L-320-3024-28 Central Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Pittsburgh5247.5256-4W-126-2526-22 St. Louis5348.52565-5L-125-2128-27 Milwaukee5449.52465-5L-233-1421-35 Cincinnati4951.490395-5W-126-2323-28 Chicago4260.41211175-5W-325-3117-29 Houston3368.32720263-7L-317-3616-32 AL NL AMERICAN LEAGUE Saturdays Games Oakland 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Minnesota 4, Detroit 1 Baltimore 3, L.A. Angels 2 Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, ppd., rain Boston 3, Seattle 1 Kansas City 5, Tampa Bay 4, 10 innings Texas 5, Toronto 4 Sundays Games Chicago White Sox 4, Cleveland 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, Oakland 5 L.A. Angels 9, Baltimore 3 Boston 12, Seattle 8 Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 0 Detroit 5, Minnesota 2 Toronto at Texas, late Todays Games L.A. Angels (Haren 10-6) at Cleveland (Carmona 5-10), 7:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 6-8) at N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 8-7), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (Davies 1-9) at Boston (Lester 104), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 7-6) at Texas (D.Holland 8-4), 8:05 p.m. Detroit (Below 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 7-5), 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 9-7) at Oakland (Moscoso 3-5), 10:05 p.m. Tuesdays Games L.A. Angels at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Kansas City at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUESaturdays Games Chicago Cubs 5, Houston 1 Cincinnati 11, Atlanta 2 Philadelphia 8, San Diego 6 St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 1 Florida 8, N.Y. Mets 5 Arizona 12, Colorado 3 San Francisco 4, Milwaukee 2 L.A. Dodgers 7, Washington 6 Sundays Games Florida 5, N.Y. Mets 4 Philadelphia 5, San Diego 3 Pittsburgh 4, St. Louis 3, 10 innings Chicago Cubs 5, Houston 4, 10 innings San Francisco 2, Milwaukee 1 Arizona 7, Colorado 0 L.A. Dodgers 3, Washington 1 Atlanta at Cincinnati, late Todays Games San Diego (Harang 8-2) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 9-6), 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 4-8) at Cinci nnati (Leake 85), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 6-4) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 9-6), 7:10 p.m. Houston (Happ 4-11) at St. Louis (McClellan 66), 8:15 p.m. Colorado (Nicasio 4-2) at L.A. Dodgers (R.De La Rosa 3-4), 10:10 p.m. Tuesdays Games Florida at Washington, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Houston at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Tigers 5, Twins 2MINNEAPOLIS Rick Porcello cruised through six innings and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of Francisco Lirianos control problems in a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Jhonny Peralta, Wilson Betemit and Ramon Santiago each had an RBI, and the Tigers extended their lead in the AL Central to two games for the first time this season. Victor Martinez added three hits for Detroit and Jose Valverde converted his 26th consecutive save opportunity. Delmon Young had two hits for the Twins, who finished a 12-game homestand 6-6 and lost a half-game in the standings as they try to keep pace with the Tigers, Indians and White Sox in the division. Minnesota is now seven games back in the AL Central. Forced to sit through several long stretches while his teammates were hitting, Porcello (10-6) managed to stay loose and continue his July success. The right-hander allowed two runs on five hits in six innings and improved to 4-0 this month. Porcello also improved to 4-1 with a 2.30 ERA in his last six starts against the Twins. Red Sox 12, Mariners 8 BOSTON Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in four runs, Kevin Youkilis hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox extended the Seattle Mariners franchise-worst losing streak to 15 games with a 12-8 win on Sunday. Tim Wakefield (6-3) joined Roger Clemens as the only pitchers to strike out 2,000 batters with Boston and moved one win away from his 200th victory. But the 44-year-old knuckleballer left after giving up Brendan Ryans grand slam that cut the lead to 11-7 with one out in the seventh. Bostons powerhouse lineup had 17 hits with Saltalamacchia, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford getting three each. Michael Pineda (8-7) allowed five runs in the first after Seattle took a 2-0 lead and gave up seven runs in 4 1-3 innings. The Red Sox kept their three-game lead in the AL East over the New York Yankees, who beat the Oakland Athletics 7-5. Baseballs best hitting team scored at least 11 runs for the fourth time in Wakefields last eight starts. The Red Sox swept the three-game series with their 17th win in 20 games. The loss broke Seattles record for its longest losing streak, set in 1992. It is the longest in the majors since Kansas City lost 19 in a row in 2005. Wakefield struggled in the first, giving up a two-run homer to Miguel Olivo, his 14th of the season. But the Red Sox took the lead after sending just four batters to the plate. Cubs 5, Astros 4 (10)HoustonChicago abrhbiabrhbi Bourn cf5030Fukdm rf4010 Barmes ss3111SCastro ss5020 Pence rf4111ArRmr 3b5010 Ca.Lee lf-1b4112C.Pena 1b5000 CJhnsn 3b4010Byrd cf5340 Wallac 1b3000Soto c5131 Bourgs pr-lf0000ASorin lf4011 MDwns 2b4000Campn pr-lf0000 WLopez p0000Barney 2b4121 Michals ph0000Garza p3011 DCrpnt p0000Smrdzj p0000 Quinter c5000RLopez p0000 Lyles p1110DeWitt ph1000 AngSnc ph1000Marml p0000 DelRsr p0000Grabow p0000 SEscln p0000JeBakr ph1011 Altuve 2b1010 Totals35494Totals425165 Houston10001002004 Chicago03000001015 One out when winning run scored. ECampana (1). DPHouston 2, Chicago 1. LOBHouston 10, Chicago 12. 2BByrd (12), Soto (17), Barney (14). 3BByrd (2). HRBarmes (6), Ca.Lee (8). CSBourgeois (5), S.Castro (3). SBarmes, Bourgeois. IPHRERBBSO Houston Lyles693315 Del Rosario2-310000 S.Escalona1-300001 W.Lopez BS,5-5241102 Da.Carpenter L,0-11-321121 Chicago Garza752239 Samardzija BS,1-11-312221 R.Lopez2-300001 Marmol120011 Grabow W,2-0110010 T:28. A,406 (41,159). SeattleBoston abrhbiabrhbi ISuzuki rf5120Ellsury cf5121 Ryan ss4225Pedroia 2b5110 Ackley 2b5021AdGnzl 1b5232 Olivo c5112Youkils 3b3212 Smoak 1b4010YNavrr 3b1000 Carp lf4020D.Ortiz dh5220 AKndy 3b4000Crwfrd lf4232 Cust dh4110Reddck rf5221 FGtrrz cf3320Sltlmch c4034 Scutaro ss4000 Totals388138Totals 41 12 17 12 Seattle2000104018 Boston50005110x12 ERyan (9). LOBSeattle 5, Boston 7. 2B Ryan (15), Ackley 2 (7), Smoak (21), Ellsbury (27), Pedroia (24), C.Crawford (13), Reddick (7). HRRyan (2), Olivo (14), Youkilis (14). CS I.Suzuki (5), C.Crawford (5). IPHRERBBSO Seattle Pineda L,8-741-387714 Laffey043300 J.Wright12-321102 Lueke131100 League100011 Boston Wakefield W,6-361-3107714 Aceves22-331101 Laffey pitched to 4 batters in the 5th. HBPby Wakefield (Ryan). WPPineda. T:01. A,650 (37,065). Rays 5, Royals 0 Tampa BayKansas City abrhbiabrhbi Jnnngs cf3020AGordn lf4000 Damon dh3101MeCarr cf3010 Zobrist 2b4132Butler dh4000 Longori 3b5011Hosmer 1b4010 Joyce rf4001Maier rf4010 Ktchm 1b5010Aviles ss4010 Chirins c4000Mostks 3b4000 Fuld lf4110Treanr c4010 SRdrgz ss2200Getz 2b2020 Totals34585Totals33070 Tampa Bay0020020105 Kansas City0000000000 ELongoria (8). DPTampa Bay 2. LOB Tampa Bay 11, Kansas City 8. 2BJennings (2), Zobrist (31), Kotchman (20), Aviles (10). SBJennings (2), Zobrist (11), Fuld (18), S.Rodriguez (7). SFJoyce. IPHRERBBSO Tampa Bay Cobb W,3-0760002 C.Ramos2-300021 Jo.Peralta1-300000 McGee110002 Kansas City F.Paulino L,1-452-374426 Bl.Wood11-300011 Collins2-311110 L.Coleman11-300002 HBPby F.Paulino (S.Rodriguez, Jennings), by Bl.Wood (Zobrist), by Collins (Jennings). WPCollins. T:01. A,735 (37,903). Phillies 5, Padres 3PHILADELPHIA Roy Halladay bounced back from his shortest stint of the season to strike out eight in eight innings and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Raul Ibanez and Carlos Ruiz each had two RBIs to lead the Phillies to their fifth straight win. Halladay (12-4) had trouble pitching in the heat and humidity in his last start at Chicago and left after four-plus innings. It was 94 degrees for the first pitch Sunday, and Halladay allowed three runs and eight hits and didnt get the side in order until the sixth. He labored through the first five innings, then retired the last 10 batters. Padres center fielder Chris Denorfia robbed Raul Ibanez of a home run with a leaping catch over the wall. Halladay felt ill against the Cubs and had little explanation for why he was so affected by the heat. The temperature hit the mid-90s in the first when he gave up a quick run to the Padres. Halladay gave up a pair of runs in the fourth that cut Philadelphias lead to 5-3. Thats the way it stayed the rest of the game because Halladay only got better the deeper he went. He fanned Kyle Phillips to end the fifth and didnt allow another runner. He threw 116 pitches and is tied for the NL lead in victories. San DiegoPhiladelphia abrhbiabrhbi Maybin cf3120Rollins ss5000 Denorfi cf2000Mrtnz 3b3010 Venale rf4010Utley 2b3100 Headly 3b4011Howard 1b4220 Ludwck lf4000Victorn cf2011 Blanks 1b3110Ibanez lf4122 Forsyth 2b4010DBrwn rf4110 KPhlps c4100Ruiz c3012 AlGnzlz ss4021Hallady p1000 Stauffr p2001Gload ph1000 Spence p0000Bastrd p0000 Grgrsn p0000 OHudsn ph1000 Totals35383Totals30585 San Diego1002000003 Philadelphia20300000x5 EHoward (5). LOBSan Diego 7, Philadelphia 8. 2BHoward (19), Ibanez (19), Ruiz (14). SBMaybin (22). SStauffer, Victorino, Halladay. IPHRERBBSO San Diego Stauffer L,6-752-385545 Spence11-300011 Gregerson100002 Philadelphia Halladay W,12-4883218 Bastardo S,8-8100001 T:31. A,241 (43,651). St. LouisPittsburgh abrhbiabrhbi Theriot ss5010dArnad 3b4012 Jay lf3020Diaz lf4000 Pujols 1b5000Hanrhn p0000 Brkmn rf5010Beimel p0000 Rasms cf4221Walker 2b3000 Schmkr 2b4020AMcCt cf4010 Hollidy ph1000Overay 1b3000 Motte p0000GJones rf4000 G.Laird c3011Cedeno ss4220 Descals 3b2100Fryer c4120 Lohse p1000Morton p1001 T.Cruz ph1000Grilli p0000 Lynn p0000Pearce ph1000 Freese ph1010Resop p0000 Westrk pr0000Paul lf1110 MBggs p0000 Punto 2b0000 Totals353102Totals33473 St. Louis01001100003 Pittsburgh00101010014 Two outs when winning run scored. EG.Laird (1), Schumaker (3), Theriot (16), Morton (1). DPSt. Louis 2. LOBSt. Louis 11, Pittsburgh 4. 2BG.Laird (6), dArnaud (5), Cedeno 2 (17). HRRasmus (10). SB Fryer (1), Paul (10). CSJay (4). SG.Laird, Lohse. SFG.Laird, dArnaud, Morton. IPHRERBBSO St. Louis Lohse542204 Lynn BS,1-1221122 M.Boggs200001 Motte L,3-22-311000 Pittsburgh Morton51-363353 Grilli12-310012 Resop120002 Hanrahan110000 Beimel W,1-1100001 WPMorton 2. T:14. A,402 (38,362). Pirates 4, Cardinals 3, 10 innings PITTSBURGH Xavier Paul scored on Chase dArnauds sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Sunday. Paul legged out an infield hit with one out against St. Louis reliever Jason Motte (3-2), then stole second and advanced to third when catcher Gerald Lairds throw rolled into center field. DArnaud lined to center and the speedy Paul easily beat the throw from centerfielder Colby Rasmus as the Pirates snapped a three-game losing streak. Joe Beimel (1-1) retired the Cardinals in order to pick up his first victory as a Pirate in more than eight years. Ronny Cedeno and Eric Fryer had two hits apiece for Pittsburgh. Rasmus had two hits, including his 10th homer of the season for the Cardinals, who blew their 18th save of the season to fall into a virtual tie with the Pirates in the NL Central standings. New YorkFlorida abrhbiabrhbi JosRys ss5120Bonifac 3b5121 Turner 2b5010Infante 2b3010 Beltran rf3111GSnchz 1b3000 DWrght 3b4232HRmrz ss3011 DnMrp 1b3020Morrsn lf4121 Pagan cf2000Wise cf0000 Pridie cf1010Stanton rf4221 Bay lf4011Petersn cf-lf2000 Thole c4000Hayes c3110 Gee p2010Dobbs ph1000 Duda ph1000LNunez p0000 Acosta p0000AnSnch p2000 Parnell p0000Cishek p0000 Harris ph1000Choate p0000 J.Buck ph-c1011 Totals354124Totals315105 New York1000012004 Florida12000002x5 EJos.Reyes (11), Dan.Murphy (9). DPNew York 1, Florida 1. LOBNew York 7, Florida 8. 2BD.Wright (11), Pridie (6), J.Buck (13). HR D.Wright (7), Morrison (15), Stanton (22). SB Bonifacio (22). CSHa.Ramirez (8). SDan.Murphy, Pridie, Petersen, Ani.Sanchez. SFBeltran. IPHRERBBSO New York Gee573333 Acosta200003 Parnell L,3-2 BS,1-1132201 Florida Ani.Sanchez7114408 Cishek2-310000 Choate W,1-11-300000 L.Nunez S,28-31100002 HBPby Gee (Petersen). T:47. A,416 (38,560). Marlins 5, Mets 4 MIAMI John Buck doubled for his first career pinch-hit RBI to drive in the go-ahead run with two out in the eighth inning, and the Florida Marlins rallied past the New York Mets 5-4 on Sunday. The Marlins trailed 4-3 going into the eighth against Bobby Parnell (3-2). Logan Morrison led off with a gametying homer, and Mike Stanton singled. A sacrifice advanced the runner, and Buck put Florida ahead. Buck, the Marlins regular catcher, was pinch-hitting for only the third time this season. Floridas Emilio Bonifacio singled leading off the first inning to extend his career-best hitting streak to 23 games, the longest active streak in the majors. Stanton hit his 22nd home run. The Mets David Wright homered for the first time since his return from a back injury that sidelined him for two months. He added a double and a single, and he has had two RBIs in all three of his games since being activated. Randy Choate (1-1) retired the only batter he faced. Leo Nunez pitched a perfect ninth with two strikeouts for his 28th save in 31 chances. MilwaukeeSan Francisco abrhbiabrhbi C.Hart rf3020AnTrrs cf3000 JoWilsn 3b4000Kppngr 2b4011 Braun lf4121PSndvl 3b3000 Fielder 1b4020A.Huff 1b4030 RWeks 2b4000Schrhlt rf4100 YBtncr ss4010Belt lf2020 Lucroy c3000C.Ross lf0000 BCarrll cf3000Fontent ss2001 Gallard p2010BCrwfr ss0000 McGeh ph1000Whitsd c3000 Saito p0000Bmgrn p3110 Romo p0000 BrWlsn p0000 Totals32181Totals28272 Milwaukee1000000001 San Francisco00110000x2 DPMilwaukee 1, San Francisco 2. LOBMilwaukee 5, San Francisco 6. 2BGallardo (2), Bumgarner (3). HRBraun (20). SBFontenot (5). CSA.Huff (2). SC.Hart. SFFontenot. IPHRERBBSO Milwaukee Gallardo L,11-7762215 Saito110020 San Francisco Bumgarner W,6-972-381108 Romo H,171-300000 Br.Wilson S,31-35100002 WPGallardo. T:28. A,262 (41,915). Giants 2, Brewers 1SAN FRANCISCO Madison Bumgarner was more animated about a day at the White House than he was about his third straight decision. Bumgarner will certainly enjoy his day in Washington after pitching into the eighth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants survive another onerun game, a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. I just go out and pitch, said the 21year-old, who owns a World Series ring. I just felt like I did a good job of just making pitches. Bumgarner and the Giants will be guests of President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday before beginning a series in Philadelphia the next day. It will be fun to see that place, Bumgarner said. Giants manager Bruce Bochy was slightly more effusive about the side trip. It is going to be an honor, Bochy said. When were there, well think about why were there. We get the chance to meet the President. Its going to be a fun trip. After we see the President well jump on a train, like the old days, and go on to Philly. Mike Fontenot and Jeff Keppinger each drove in runs for the Giants, who have won seven of 10 games since the All-Star break. Aubrey Huff had three hits and Brandon Belt added two hits. White Sox 4, Indians 2 ChicagoCleveland abrhbiabrhbi Pierre lf3120Carrer cf2011 AlRmrz ss3000Brantly lf4000 Konerk 1b3101ACarer ss3110 A.Dunn dh4000Hafner dh4011 Quentin rf4010CSantn c3000 Lillirdg pr-rf0000OCarer 2b4000 Przyns c4010Chsnhll 3b4010 Rios cf4100LaPort 1b3110 Teahen 3b4011T.Buck rf2000 Morel 3b0000 Vizquel 2b3110 Totals32462Totals29252 Chicago1000021004 Cleveland0000110002 EA.Cabrera (10), C.Santana (7), Carrera (1). DPChicago 1. LOBChicago 4, Cleveland 5. 2BPierre (9), A.Cabrera (24). SBRios (8). CSTeahen (1). SPierre, Al.Ramirez, Carrera. IPHRERBBSO Chicago E.Jackson W,7-7652233 Crain H,14100001 Sale H,611-300003 S.Santos S,20-232-300010 Cleveland Masterson L,8-7744116 J.Smith100002 Sipp120000 WPSipp. UmpiresHome, James Hoye; First, Mike Estabrook; Second, Tom Hallion; Third, Phil Cuzzi. T:54. A,252 (43,441). DetroitMinnesota abrhbiabrhbi AJcksn cf4110Revere cf3000 Boesch lf5010ACasill 2b4010 Kelly rf0000Mauer c4010 Ordonz dh4100Cuddyr 1b3100 MiCarr 1b3000Kubel rf4000 VMrtnz c5130Valenci 3b4120 JhPerlt ss5111Thome dh4011 Raburn rf-lf4110DYong lf4021 Betemt 3b3011Nishiok ss3000 RSantg 2b3011 Totals36593Totals33272 Detroit0130010005 Minnesota0002000002 EA.Casilla (11). DPDetroit 1, Minnesota 1. LOBDetroit 11, Minnesota 6. 2BA.Jackson (14), Valencia (19), Thome (6), D.Young (15). SBOrdonez (1), Revere (15). IPHRERBBSO Detroit Porcello W,10-6652224 Alburquerque H,5110002 Benoit H,15100000 Valverde S,26-26110001 Minnesota Liriano L,6-821-364443 Swarzak31-311121 James11-310012 Al.Burnett100001 Capps110000 WPLiriano 2, Swarzak. T:17. A,789 (39,500). Angels 9, Orioles 3 Los AngelesBaltimore abrhbiabrhbi MIzturs ss4121Hardy ss4000 TrHntr rf5222Markks rf4231 Abreu dh4011AdJons cf4122 V.Wells lf5000MrRynl 3b4000 Bourjos cf0000Wieters c4000 Callasp 3b4330D.Lee 1b3010 HKndrc 2b5230Reimld lf3000 Trumo 1b4012J.Bell dh3010 Trout cf-lf5113Andino 2b3000 BoWlsn c2000 Totals389139Totals32373 Los Angeles0012000519 Baltimore0000020013 DPLos Angeles 2. LOBLos Angeles 8, Baltimore 2. 2BM.Izturis (23), Tor.Hunter (15), H.Kendrick (23), Markakis (14). HRTor.Hunter (13), Trout (1), Markakis (10), Ad.Jones (18). SBAd.Jones (7). SFTrumbo. IPHRERBBSO Los Angeles Chatwood W,6-6762205 Cassevah211101 Baltimore Guthrie L,4-14763341 Worrell2-345510 Patton1-300000 Jakubauskas131101 UmpiresHome, Todd Tichenor; First, Lance Barrett; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Greg Gibson. T:29. A,676 (45,438). D-backs 7, Rockies 0 ColoradoArizona abrhbiabrhbi Fowler cf3010Blmqst ss5110 JHerrr 2b4010Nady lf4320 Helton 1b3000J.Upton rf4243 Tlwtzk ss4010CYoung cf4011 S.Smith rf3000Monter c4111 Belisle p0000Blum 3b1000 Street p0000Brrghs 3b3001 EYong ph1000RRorts 2b4010 Wggntn 3b-lf3020Allen 1b2000 Splrghs lf-rf3000Owings p3011 Iannett c2000Duke p1000 Jimenz p1000 IStewrt 3b1000 Totals28050Totals357117 Colorado0000000000 Arizona00212200x7 DPArizona 3. LOBColorado 5, Arizona 9. 2BWigginton (17), J.Upton 2 (28). 3B J.Upton (4). SBJ.Upton (15), C.Young (13). CSR.Roberts (6). SJimenez. IPHRERBBSO Colorado Jimenez L,6-9585528 Belisle222202 Street110001 Arizona Owings W,4-0520032 Duke S,1-1430000 HBPby Jimenez (C.Young, Allen), by Belisle (Nady). UmpiresHome, Jim Reynolds; First, Jim Wolf; Second, Ron Kulpa; Third, Derryl Cousins. T:33. A,090 (48,633). Dodgers 3, Nationals 1 WashingtonLos Angeles abrhbiabrhbi Berndn lf3100GwynJ lf4010 Espinos 2b3000Furcal ss3110 Zmrmn 3b4010Ethier rf4100 Morse 1b4011Kemp cf4120 Werth rf3000Miles 3b3012 Ankiel cf3000Loney 1b3001 Flores c3000DNavrr c3000 Dsmnd ss3000JCarrll 2b2000 Marqus p2000Blngsly p3000 SBurntt p0000Jansen p0000 Cora ph1000Guerra p0000 Coffey p0000 Totals29121Totals29353 Washington1000000001 Los Angeles20100000x3 LOBWashington 4, Los Angeles 7. SB Gwynn Jr. (14), Furcal (4), J.Carroll (6). IPHRERBBSO Washington Marquis L,8-5653342 S.Burnett100001 Coffey100010 Los Angeles Billingsley W,9-87211210 Jansen H,4100001 Guerra S,7-7100002 HBPby Billingsley (Espinosa). UmpiresHome, Tim Welke; First, Mike DiMuro; Second, Cory Blaser; Third, Andy Fletcher. T:46. A,458 (56,000). Yankees 7, Athletics 5NEW YORK Bartolo Colon pitched seven effective innings to end a three-start losing streak and Curtis Granderson connected for a two-run homer, leading the New York Yankees over the Oakland Athletics 7-5 on Sunday. Eduardo Nunez hit a two-run double and catcher Russell Martin was in the middle of everything for the Yankees. They beat All-Star lefty Gio Gonzalez and returned to their winning ways against the As when Mariano Rivera staved off a rally in the ninth with a bit of good fortune. Hideki Matsuis fifth hit, which matched a career high, loaded the bases with one out in the ninth. Josh Willingham cut it to 7-5 with an RBI single, the only run Rivera has allowed in 22 outings at home this season. David DeJesus then hit a liner to first baseman Mark Teixeira, and pinchrunner Ryan Sweeney broke for second. Sweeney was easily trapped off the bag for a game-ending double play. A one-run loss Saturday snapped New Yorks 11-game winning streak against Oakland. But the Yankees rebounded behind Colon, taking two of three meetings over the weekend. The Athletics have lost 10 straight series to New York, an Oakland record against any club. OaklandNew York abrhbiabrhbi JWeeks 2b5110Jeter dh3101 Crisp cf5120Grndrs cf5112 Matsui dh5151Teixeir 1b4110 Wlngh lf4011Cano 2b4010 Sweeny pr0000Swisher rf4000 DeJess rf5000Gardnr lf0000 CJcksn 1b4010Martin c3220 KSuzuk c4121AnJons lf3122 Pnngtn ss4121Dickrsn lf-rf0000 Sogard 3b3011ENunez ss4122 B.Laird 3b2000 Totals395155Totals32797 Oakland0200000215 New York01023001x7 EPennington (14), Cano (7). DPOakland 1, New York 2. LOBOakland 9, New York 7. 2B Crisp (20), Matsui 2 (16), K.Suzuki 2 (16), Sogard (2), E.Nunez (9). HRGranderson (27). SBMartin (8), E.Nunez (14). CSPennington (9). SB.Laird. IPHRERBBSO Oakland G.Gonzalez L,9-742-376635 De Los Santos11-300013 Fuentes110001 Devine111101 New York Colon W,7-6782214 Robertson2-332211 Ma.Rivera S,25-2911-341100 HBPby G.Gonzalez (Martin). T:18. A,586 (50,291). Jacoby Ellsbury started the first with a walk and scored on a single by Gonzalez before Youkilis hit his 14th homer for a 3-2 lead. David Ortiz then singled and Crawford doubled, putting runners at second and third. Saltalamacchia then lined a two-run single to right. Wakefield allowed just one hit through the next three innings. But in the fifth Ryan doubled home Ichiro Suzuki, who had singled. Again, the Red Sox responded with five runs in the bottom of the inning. Associated Press Boston Red Soxs David Ortiz, left, taps Dustin Pedroia on the helmet after Pedroia scored on a single by Adrian Gonzalez in the sixth inning Sunday against the Seattle Mariners in Boston. Pedroia extended his hitting streak to 21 games with a double as the Red Sox won 12-8. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE B2 M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 M AJOR L EAGUEB ASEBALL
NFL Players committee to meet today Associated PressNEW YORK A vote on a settlement to the lockout is what every NFL fan wants. Nobody is sure when that might happen. The players executive committee will meet Monday in Washington after lawyers have worked through the weekend on issues that are holding up an agreement with the owners. Several people with knowledge of the meeting have told The Associated Press that no vote to recommend a deal is certain Monday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the players association has not revealed its plans. Owners approved a tentative agreement to end the four-month lockout on Thursday. But the players said they need more information before they can vote, and took issue with portions of the proposal. Several players only saw that full proposal late Saturday. Should the players executive committee vote to accept the deal, it then would go to the 32 team representatives to approve. After that, some 1,900 players would need to vote, with a simple majority required for passage. The 10 named plaintiffs in the players lawsuit against the league including Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees must officially inform the court in Minneapolis of their approval of the pact, too. Players also will need to vote to re-establish the NFLPA as a union; only after that happens could a full collective bargaining agreement be reached. But training camps and preseason games could occur while the sides put the finishing touches on a deal. Only after the NFLPA is again a union can it negotiate such items as the leagues personal conduct policy and drug testing. But a person with knowledge of the executive committee meeting said it will be to understand where things stand after this weekends conversations. No talk of not voting, no talk of vote. S PORTSC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 B3 Our Golf Shoe Store next door is going to TRIPLE in size soon. 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Closed Connollys Sod Hwy 491 to Beverly Hills Hampshire St. C O M E V I S I T O U R N E W G A R D E N C E N T E R C O M E V I S I T O U R N E W G A R D E N C E N T E R C OME V ISIT O UR N EW G ARDEN C ENTER & N u r s e r y & N u r s e r y & N u r s e r y Residential Re-Sod/New Construction By The Pallet Or By The Piece Shrubs Mulch Trees Bedding Plants Fertilizer C o n n o l l y s S o d C o n n o l l y s S o d C o n n o l l y s S o d 20 + years experience with Florida Lawns 0008OH9 Senior British Open Sunday At Walton Heath Golf Club (Old Course), Walton on the Hill, England Purse: $2 million Yardage: 7,394, Par: 72 Final a-amateur Russ Cochran, United States72-70-67-67 276-12 Mark Calcavecchia, United States68-69-72-69 278-10 Tom Watson, United States75-68-69-67 279-9 Corey Pavin, United States72-69-69-69 279-9 Barry Lane, England71-70-69-70 280-8 David Frost, South Africa69-74-66-72 281-7 Fred Funk, United States72-70-74-66 2826 Peter Fowler, Australia71-68-73-70 282-6 Lee Rinker, United States70-67-74-71 282-6 Mike Goodes, United States70-70-71-71 282-6 John Cook, United States73-67-72-71 283-5 Bernhard Langer, Germany70-76-69-69 284-4 Bob Tway, United States70-71-72-71 284-4 Gordon Brand Jnr., Scotland70-72-71-71 284-4 Rod Spittle, Canada70-67-75-72 284-4 Tommy Armour III, United States74-69-74-69 286-2 Steve Jones, United States73-70-73-70 286-2 Ian Woosnam, Wales71-73-72-70 286-2 Kevin Spurgeon, England77-66-71-72 286-2 Bob Gilder, United States72-71-70-73 286-2 Larry Mize, United States71-72-74-70 287-1 Tom Lehman, United States71-72-72-72 287-1 Olin Browne, United States75-69-74-70 288E Juan Quiros, Spain75-69-74-70 288E Tom Byrum, United States71-72-73-72 288E Mike Harwood, Australia68-74-72-74 288E Chip Beck, United States73-69-69-77 288E Jay Haas, United States71-74-72-72 289+1 Michael Allen, United States74-71-71-73 289+1 Jeff Sluman, United States71-73-72-73 289+1 Gary Wolstenholme, England73-73-74-70 290+2 Peter Senior, Australia74-69-74-73 290+2 Mike Reid, United States74-69-73-74 290+2 Steve Pate, United States76-72-74-69 291+3 Scott Simpson, United States71-74-74-72 291+3 James D. Mason, United States73-73-73-72 291+3 Carl Mason, England76-72-71-72 291+3 Mark Belsham, England71-71-74-75 291+3 Dick Mast, United States73-71-74-74 292+4 Angel Franco, Paraguay70-72-75-75 292+4 Mark OMeara, United States71-72-74-75 292+4 Peter Mitchell, England71-73-73-75 292+4 a-Randy Haag, United States72-75-68-77 292+4 Mark McNulty, Ireland68-76-78-71 293+5 Marc Farry, France75-73-73-72 293+5 Anders Forsbrand, Sweden72-72-76-73 293+5 Paul Curry, England76-70-74-73 293+5 Joe Ozaki, Japan73-74-73-73 293+5 Eduardo Romero, Argentina72-75-73-74 294+6 Tom Kite, United States72-71-76-75 294+6 Jim Rutledge, Canada73-73-73-75 294+6 Denis OSullivan, Ireland73-74-71-76 294+6 John Huston, United States72-71-74-77 294+6 Andrew Oldcorn, Scotland73-75-74-73 295+7 Costantino Rocca, Italy76-72-74-73 295+7 a-Paul Simson, United States73-73-75-74 295+7 Angel Fernandez, Chile77-70-73-75 295+7 Roger Chapman, England77-70-79-70 296+8 Mark Mouland, Wales71-75-76-74 296+8 Andrew Sherborne, England74-74-74-74 296+8 Mark Brooks, United States72-74-74-76 296+8 James Murphy, England75-73-72-76 296+8 Nick Job, England74-74-70-79 297+9 Jerry Pate, United States74-73-77-74 298+10 Boonchu Ruangkit, Thailand75-73-75-75 298+10 Joe Daley, United States71-77-77-74 299+11 Noel Ratcliffe, Australia72-75-77-76 300+12 Tony Johnstone, Zimbabwe73-75-72-80 300+12 Gordon J. Brand, England74-72-78-78 302+14 Damon Green, United States76-71-77-79 303+15 Phil Blackmar, United States73-75-76-79 303+15 Mark James, England73-75-80-76 304+16 Mike Cunning, United States72-74-81-77 304+16 Albert Mackenzie, Scotland69-74-83-82 308+20 Eamonn Darcy, Ireland76-72-76-85 309+21 Nick Price, Zimbabwe72-74-77-WDLPGA Tour Evian MastersSunday At Evian Masters Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France Purse: $3.25 million Yardage: 6,345, Par: 72 Final Ai Miyazato, $487,50068-68-67-70 273-15 Stacy Lewis, $302,40669-67-69-70 275-13 I.K. Kim, $175,22374-68-64-70 276-12 Miki Saiki, $175,22368-67-70-71 276-12 Angela Stanford, $175,22370-66-69-71 276-12 Suzann Pettersen, $95,75273-67-69-68 277-11 Morgan Pressel, $95,75271-69-69-68 277-11 Ran Hong, $95,75269-69-67-72 277-11 Shin-Ae Ahn, $67,60667-69-71-71 278-10 Mika Miyazato, $67,60671-68-68-71 278-10 Maria Hjorth, $67,60667-69-70-72 278-10 Yani Tseng, $56,12569-73-68-69 279-9 Caroline Hedwall, $56,12573-66-69-71 279-9 Amy Yang, $48,12473-67-73-67 280-8 Brittany Lincicome, $48,12468-71-72-69 280-8 Paula Creamer, $48,12470-67-72-71 280-8 Anna Nordqvist, $40,39877-68-69-67 281-7 Inbee Park, $40,39869-70-72-70 281-7 Ayako Uehara, $40,39870-70-69-72 281-7 Jiyai Shin, $40,39869-69-70-73 281-7 Paige Mackenzie,71-72-70-69 282-6 Na Yeon Choi, $34,76972-68-71-71 282-6 Yuri Fudoh, $34,76971-69-70-72 282-6 Cristie Kerr, $34,76968-69-70-75 282-6 Chella Choi, $29,88573-71-73-66 283-5 Melissa Reid, $29,88572-70-73-68 283-5 Stacy Prammanasudh, $29,88571-68-74-70 283-5 Sophie Gustafson, $29,88571-70-70-72 283-5 Rikako Morita, $25,99471-70-74-69 284-4 Karen Stupples, $25,99467-70-73-74 284-4 Pat Hurst, $25,99470-70-69-75 284-4 Se Ri Pak, $22,55871-69-74-71 285-3 Eun-Hee Ji, $22,55869-73-71-72 285-3 So-Yeon Ryu, $22,55872-69-72-72 285-3 Shanshan Feng, $22,55868-72-72-73 285-3 Alexis Thompson, $18,02370-73-75-68 286-2 Candie Kung, $18,02374-69-74-69 286-2 Mayu Hattori, $18,02372-73-70-71 286-2 Ji-Na Lim, $18,02373-70-72-71 286-2 Ji-Woo Lee, $18,02370-73-69-74 286-2 Catriona Matthew, $18,02371-68-73-74 286-2 Akane Iijima, $18,02372-69-70-75 286-2 Natalie Gulbis, $15,23170-73-72-72 287-1 Cindy LaCrosse, $13,32872-69-75-72 288E Meena Lee, $13,32871-73-72-72 288E Lindsey Wright, $13,32873-71-72-72 288E Christina Kim, $13,32875-69-71-73 288E V. Lagoutte-Clement, $13,32869-71-74-74 288E Sun Young Yoo, $13,32873-68-73-74 288E Sandra Gal, $10,76270-74-76-69 289+1 Julieta Granada, $10,76272-72-75-70 289+1 Seul-A Yoon, $10,76275-69-74-71 289+1 Hyun-Ji Kim, $10,76272-70-72-75 289+1 Song-Hee Kim, $10,76271-71-71-76 289+1 Hee Young Park, $10,76271-72-69-77 289+1 Azahara Munoz, $8,80372-70-76-72 290+2 Trish Johnson, $8,80375-70-71-74 290+2 Gwladys Nocera, $8,80376-68-72-74 290+2 Wendy Ward, $8,80374-70-72-74 290+2 Heather Bowie Young, $8,80372-69-75-74 290+2 Karrie Webb, $8,80371-72-72-75 290+2 Ritsuko Ryu, $7,69968-77-77-69 291+3 Brittany Lang, $7,69975-70-74-72 291+3 Ryann OToole, $7,69971-70-78-72 291+3 Shiho Oyama, $7,69971-70-76-74 291+3 Iben Tinning, $7,28572-73-75-73 293+5 Anne-Lise Caudal, $7,03672-71-74-79 296+8 Jimin Kang, $7,03672-69-76-79 296+8 Hye-Youn Kim, $6,78872-73-76-76 297+9 Haru Nomura, $6,62375-69-74-80 298+10PGA Tour RBC Canadian OpenSunday At Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club, Vancouver, British Columbia Purse: $5.2 million Yardage: 7,010, Par: 70 Final a-amateur x-won on first playoff hole x-Sean OHair (500), $936,0069-73-66-68 276-4 Kris Blanks (300), $561,60067-71-69-69 276-4 Andres Romero (190), $353,60072-68-67-70 277-3 Geoff Ogilvy (123), $228,80070-68-70-70 278-2 Adam Hadwin (0), $228,80072-66-68-72 278-2 Woody Austin (92), $174,20068-75-68-68 279-1 Scott Piercy (92), $174,20070-70-70-69 279-1 Bo Van Pelt (92), $174,20068-72-65-74 279-1 Charl Schwartzel (73), $140,40071-67-73-69 280E Spencer Levin (73), $140,40073-66-72-69 280E a-Patrick Cantlay72-71-68-69 280E John Daly (73), $140,40070-71-67-72 280E Chez Reavie (57), $105,30070-71-73-67 281+1 Josh Teater (57), $105,30074-67-73-67 281+1 Cameron Tringale (57), $105,30073-66-72-70 281+1 Bud Cauley (0), $105,30069-72-68-72 281+1 Lee Janzen (52), $78,00069-68-76-69 282+2 Luke Donald (52), $78,00070-73-72-67 282+2 Ernie Els (52), $78,00068-74-74-66 282+2 Scott McCarron (52), $78,00074-65-72-71 282+2 Tommy Gainey (52), $78,00077-65-70-70 282+2 Greg Chalmers (46), $50,29172-70-72-69 283+3 Charlie Wi (46), $50,29173-70-71-69 283+3 Scott Stallings (46), $50,29171-71-71-70 283+3 Morgan Hoffmann (0), $50,29170-70-73-70 283+3 Rickie Fowler (46), $50,29169-69-74-71 283+3 Keegan Bradley (46), $50,29170-70-70-73 283+3 Chad Campbell (46), $50,29169-67-74-73 283+3 Ben Crane (42), $37,70069-70-75-70 284+4 Ryan Moore (42), $37,70073-69-67-75 284+4 Ben Martin (39), $33,80068-74-72-71 285+5 Matt McQuillan (39), $33,80068-73-74-70 285+5 Paul Stankowski (39), $33,80072-70-70-73 285+5 Kevin Streelman (35), $27,47373-71-70-72 286+6 Hunter Mahan (35), $27,47370-72-73-71 286+6 David Hearn (35), $27,47370-68-74-74 286+6 Michael Thompson (35), $27,47370-66-74-76 286+6 Jim Furyk (35), $27,47374-70-72-70 286+6 Jerry Kelly (35), $27,47371-67-72-76 286+6 Marc Turnesa (27), $18,74171-71-73-72 287+7 Colt Knost (27), $18,74172-68-73-74 287+7 Bill Lunde (27), $18,74168-74-71-74 287+7 Kevin Chappell (27), $18,74173-70-72-72 287+7 Lucas Glover (27), $18,74169-70-73-75 287+7 Chris Stroud (27), $18,74173-71-71-72 287+7 Kevin Stadler (27), $18,74172-69-75-71 287+7 Matt Bettencourt (27), $18,74170-72-69-76 287+7 Briny Baird (27), $18,74172-71-74-70 287+7 Shane Bertsch (27), $18,74172-70-78-67 287+7 Pat Perez (19), $12,70574-69-71-74 288+8 Jarrod Lyle (19), $12,70572-67-75-74 288+8 Chris DiMarco (19), $12,70570-73-72-73 288+8 Kevin Na (19), $12,70569-72-75-72 288+8 Peter Lonard (19), $12,70573-70-73-72 288+8 Aron Price (19), $12,70568-71-69-80 288+8 Paul Goydos (14), $11,85668-69-75-77 289+9 Joe Durant (14), $11,85671-70-76-72 289+9 Martin Piller (14), $11,85671-72-75-71 289+9 Brett Quigley (10), $11,38868-74-72-76 290+10 Kevin Kisner (10), $11,38868-72-75-75 290+10 Bio Kim (10), $11,38875-67-74-74 290+10 William McGirt (10), $11,38874-69-73-74 290+10 Brian Gay (10), $11,38873-71-73-73 290+10 David Mathis (10), $11,38871-69-69-81 290+10 D.J. Brigman (6), $11,02470-74-75-72 291+11 Alexandre Rocha (5), $10,92076-68-72-76 292+12 Steve Flesch (4), $10,81672-68-76-77 293+13 Jimmy Walker (2), $10,60868-75-73-78 294+14 Frank Lickliter II (2), $10,60874-70-77-73 294+14 Will MacKenzie (2), $10,60874-69-79-72 294+14 Justin Leonard (1), $10,34873-70-75-77 295+15 Brad Fritsch (0), $10,34871-70-80-74 295+15 Dustin Risdon (0), $10,19275-69-76-77 297+17 Chris Tidland (1), $10,03677-67-79-76 299+19 Fabian Gomez (1), $10,03673-71-79-76 299+19 Nathan Green (1), $9,88070-74-78-78 300+20 Golfer claims Canadian Open tourney Associated PressVANCOUVER, British Columbia Sean OHair won the RBC Canadian Open after tapping in for bogey on the first playoff hole on Sunday, and then watching fellow American Kris Blanks lip out his bogey putt from just over 5 feet. It was the fourth PGA Tour victory for OHair, who started three shots off the lead before shooting 68 to get into the playoff with Blanks (70) at 4-under 276. Argentinas Andres Romero (70) bogeyed the final hole to miss the playoff and finish alone in third at 277. Canadian Adam Hadwin, a local playing on a sponsors exemption, struggled early before bouncing back late to finish with a 72 and tied with Geoff Ogilvy (70) for fourth place at 2-under. John Daly (72) finish in a four-way tie for ninth, his first top-10 in six years. Miyazato beats Lewis at Evian Masters EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France Ai Miyazato won the Evian Masters on Sunday, shooting a 2-under 70 to protect her twoshot lead and clinch her first title of the year. Miyazato played with consistency throughout the tournament, dropping shots on just five of the 72 holes overall and finishing with a 15-under total of 273. Stacy Lewis of the United States also shot a 70 to finish two shots back in second, with a trio of players another stroke behind. Miyazato had not won a title since the Safeway Classic last August, and the 26-year-old Japanese player now has seven LPGA titles overall. She won her first LPGA title at Evian in 2009, and added five more last year. Miyazato raised both arms in the air after she sank her winning putt. Noren wins Nordea Masters despite finale STOCKHOLM Alexander Noren of Sweden relied on his huge overnight lead to clinch the Nordea Masters title on Sunday, finishing seven shots clear despite a disappointing 5-over 77 in the final round. Noren entered the day with an 11-shot lead after a courserecord 63 on Saturday, and was never threatened despite some shaky play. The Swede started and finished his round with a birdie but had five bogeys and a double-bogey in between. That meant little, however, as most other players also struggled in tough conditions at the Bro Hof Slott course. Richard Finch, who finished second, was the only player to break par in the final round with a 69. Niklas Lemke of Sweden was third, another three shots behind after a 73. Georgia amateur takes Nationwide event COLUMBUS, Ohio Harris English became the second amateur to win on the Nationwide Tour this year, rolling in a 10-foot birdie on the last hole for a 1-under 70 to capture the Nationwide Childrens Hospital Invitational. English, who just finished his senior year at Georgia, joined fellow Bulldog Russell Henley as Nationwide Tour winners this year. In what looked more like a college tournament on the Scarlet course at Ohio State, a two-shot swing on the last hole gave English a one-shot victory over another amateur, John Peterson of LSU, and Kyle Reifers. Associated Press Sean OHair poses with the trophy after winning the Canadian Open golf tournament Sunday at Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club in Vancouver, British Columbia. OHair beat Kris Blanks in a playoff. Power takes checkered flag at Indys Edmonton race Driver jumps to early lead, cruises to win Associated PressEDMONTON, Alberta Australias Will Power held off a hard-charging Helio Castroneves to win the Edmonton Indy on Sunday and narrow the gap on points leader Dario Franchitti. Power started second, overtook polesitter and leader Takuma Sato a quarter of the way through the race, then held off his Team Penske teammate to win by eight-tenths of a second. It was exactly the day we needed, Power said. Franchitti finished third, 1.2 seconds off the pace in the 80-lap race, run under sunny skies on the road course at the 2.2mile, 13-turn City Centre Airport. Power has 350 points in the championship standings, cutting his deficit to Franchitti from 55 to 38 points with seven races remaining. Franchitti said he threw away a chance for the win near the midpoint of the race, when Mike Conway was leading the other cars on a double-file restart. Conway didnt accelerate as soon as the green flag came out. I didnt see the green flag, Conway said. Its just something Ive got to learn when up front. Franchitti said he thought he was supposed to wait until the end of the straightaway to accelerate. I screwed up. I lost a bunch of track position, the 38-year-old Scot said. Im disappointed in myself. The Target Chip Ganassi driver got caught up in the wash and fell back to 10th before working his way back up the field. I was catching Will and Helio really quickly, but unfortunately once I got there I couldnt do anything with them. But it was a nice recovery from the whole team. Will Power Parties hoping deal gets done soon
With his team down by 10 runs Dolan hit a slow roller down the third base line. Simply jogging down the baseline with a cavalier attitude is what a player that had already had packed it in would have done. Instead, Dolan hustled down the line in a fashion reminiscent of the reputation that Yankees captain Derek Jeter has become know for in his illustrious career. In fact Dolan even slid head first into the bag and beat the throw for an infield single. He would be forced out on the next play when Bobby Langley hit a ball to the short stop. But again, it was Langleys hustle that allowed them to stay out of the double play. Langley would go on to steal second and scored the only Inverness run of the game on Dylan Colemans RBI single. It wasnt much in the big scheme of things and certainly didnt alter the inevitable end result. But it spoke volumes as to the heart and fight that still remained in these district champions. And it was certainly a point not lost on McKinley. Ryan (Dolan) is our vocal leader in the dugout. Hes always working on his teammates, trying to keep their spirits up, McKinley explained. Hes a real team leader. He never gives up. He doesnt miss a beat back there behind the plate. Hes got a ton of heart and courage, Ryans got a great future in baseball because thats what it takes to play this game. Dolan literally left it all out there, catching all 18 innings of the tournament that his team competed in temperatures that soared into the mid-90s. And it was a fact even noticed by Friday nights home plate umpire, who described Dolans stamina level and performance as both remarkable and unbelievable. As for McKinley, his praise wasnt limited to just his catcher. In fact he made it a point to emphasize to his team as well as anyone else who would listen that, this team is a group of scrappers who were determined to fight until the final out. My guys fought through adversity all year. They gelled right from the very first inning they were together, McKinley continued. Theyre fighters with a ton of heart and Ive never been more proud to stand by a group of young men than I am of this team. John Coscia is the sports editor of the Chronicle and can be reached at (352) 564-2928 or at jcoscia@ chronicleonline.com. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves 10 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Rays at Oakland Athletics SOFTBALL 9 p.m. (ESPN2) 2011 World Cup final: U.S. vs. Japan VOLLEYBALL 3:30 p.m. (VERSUS) FIVB World League. (Taped) Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 7 0 7 CASH 3 (late) 0 8 2 PLAY 4 (early) 6 3 9 7 PLAY 4 (late) 1 2 6 6 FANTASY 5 1 6 13 16 22 Note: These two scores are not reflected in the standings on Page B2Reds 4, Braves 3 AtlantaCincinnati abrhbiabrhbi Prado 3b4010Stubbs cf4221 Heywrd rf4000Renteri ss3000 McCnn c4111Votto 1b3000 Uggla 2b3000BPhllps 2b3112 Fremn 1b3110Bruce rf4010 AlGnzlz ss4020Heisey lf3000 WRmrz lf2001Cairo 3b4111 Hinske ph-lf1000RHrndz c2010 McLoth cf4120Arroyo pr0000 Beachy p1000Hanign c0000 Lugo ph1011Willis p3010 OFlhrt p0000Masset p0000 Venters p0000Chpmn p0000 Conrad ph1000JGoms ph1000 Linernk p0000Corder p0000 Totals32383Totals30474 Atlanta0002001003 Cincinnati2100000014 No outs when winning run scored. EPrado (6), Cairo (1), Bruce (4). DP Cincinnati 2. LOBAtlanta 6, Cincinnati 9. 2BFreeman (23). HRMcCann (18), Stubbs (13), B.Phillips (10), Cairo (4). SB Ale.Gonzalez (2), Stubbs (25). CS W.Ramirez (2). SBeachy, Renteria. IPHRERBBSO Atlanta Beachy653144 OFlaherty110012 Venters100010 Linebrink L,3-2011100 Cincinnati Willis61-363333 Masset010000 Chapman12-300001 Cordero W,4-3110002 Masset pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Linebrink pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. WPBeachy, Willis. T:48. A,036 (42,319).Blue Jays 3, Rangers 0 TorontoTexas abrhbiabrhbi YEscor ss3130Kinsler 2b4000 EThms rf4020Andrus ss3000 Bautist 3b3111JHmltn lf4000 Lind 1b4000MiYong 3b4010 Encrnc dh4111N.Cruz rf4010 Snider lf4011Napoli c3000 A.Hill 2b4000C.Davis dh3000 RDavis cf4000Gentry cf3020 Arencii c4000Morlnd 1b3000 Totals34383Totals31040 Toronto0000030003 Texas0000000000 DPTexas 1. LOBToronto 6, Texas 6. 2B Bautista (18), Encarnacion (23), Snider (14). IPHRERBBSO Toronto Cecil W,3-4940027 Texas Ogando L,10-462-373326 Tom.Hunter21-310002 T:18. A,117 (49,170).MLB Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTINGAdGonzalez, Boston, .346; Bautista, Toronto, .330; MiYoung, Texas, .329; Kotchman, Tampa Bay, .326; JhPeralta, Detroit, .322; Ellsbury, Boston, .320; VMartinez, Detroit, .318. RUNSGranderson, New York, 88; Bautista, Toronto, 76; Ellsbury, Boston, 74; AdGonzalez, Boston, 70; Kinsler, Texas, 70; MiCabrera, Detroit, 67; Pedroia, Boston, 66. RBIAdGonzalez, Boston, 82; Beltre, Texas, 76; Granderson, New York, 74; Teixeira, New York, 72; Youkilis, Boston, 72; Bautista, Toronto, 70; Konerko, Chicago, 70. HITSAdGonzalez, Boston, 139; MiYoung, Texas, 131; Ellsbury, Boston, 129; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 124; Markakis, Baltimore, 118; AGordon, Kansas City, 117; ACabrera, Cleveland, 115; Pedroia, Boston, 115. DOUBLESZobrist, Tampa Bay, 31; AdGonzalez, Boston, 30; MiYoung, Texas, 30; Beltre, Texas, 29; Youkilis, Boston, 28; Ellsbury, Boston, 27; AGordon, Kansas City, 26. TRIPLESGranderson, New York, 8; AJackson, Detroit, 7; Bourjos, Los Angeles, 6; RDavis, Toronto, 6; Aybar, Los Angeles, 5; Cano, New York, 5; Crisp, Oakland, 5; Gardner, New York, 5; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 5. HOME RUNSBautista, Toronto, 31; Granderson, New York, 27; Teixeira, New York, 26; NCruz, Texas, 22; Konerko, Chicago, 22; MarReynolds, Baltimore, 21; Beltre, Texas, 20; MiCabrera, Detroit, 20; Quentin, Chicago, 20. STOLEN BASESGardner, New York, 31; Andrus, Texas, 29; RDavis, Toronto, 29; Ellsbury, Boston, 28; Crisp, Oakland, 27; ISuzuki, Seattle, 26; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 23. PITCHINGSabathia, New York, 14-5; Weaver, Los Angeles, 13-4; Verlander, Detroit, 13-5; Tomlin, Cleveland, 11-4; Scherzer, Detroit, 11-5; 6 tied at 10. STRIKEOUTSVerlander, Detroit, 162; Shields, Tampa Bay, 151; FHernandez, Seattle, 148; Sabathia, New York, 142; Price, Tampa Bay, 137; CWilson, Texas, 132; Weaver, Los Angeles, 129. SAVESValverde, Detroit, 26; MaRivera, New York, 25; Papelbon, Boston, 23; Walden, Los Angeles, 23; League, Seattle, 23; CPerez, Cleveland, 22; SSantos, Chicago, 20; Feliz, Texas, 20. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTINGJosReyes, New York, .353; Braun, Milwaukee, .321; Helton, Colorado, .319; Votto, Cincinnati, .315; Morse, Washington, .313; Kemp, Los Angeles, .310; Holliday, St. Louis, .310. RUNSJosReyes, New York, 73; RWeeks, Milwaukee, 71; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 65; CGonzalez, Colorado, 63; CYoung, Arizona, 63; Braun, Milwaukee, 62; Rollins, Philadelphia, 62; JUpton, Arizona, 62. RBIHoward, Philadelphia, 75; Fielder, Milwaukee, 73; Kemp, Los Angeles, 73; Berkman, St. Louis, 69; Braun, Milwaukee, 68; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 67; Beltran, New York, 64. HITSJosReyes, New York, 134; SCastro, Chicago, 127; Bourn, Houston, 122; Pence, Houston, 119; Votto, Cincinnati, 117; JUpton, Arizona, 116; Kemp, Los Angeles, 113. DOUBLESBeltran, New York, 30; JUpton, Arizona, 28; CaLee, Houston, 27; CYoung, Arizona, 27; ArRamirez, Chicago, 26; SCastro, Chicago, 25; Headley, San Diego, 25; SSmith, Colorado, 25; RWeeks, Milwaukee, 25. TRIPLESJosReyes, New York, 16; Victorino, Philadelphia, 9; SCastro, Chicago, 8; Fowler, Colorado, 8; Bourn, Houston, 7; SSmith, Colorado, 7; Maybin, San Diego, 6; Rasmus, St. Louis, 6. HOME RUNSBerkman, St. Louis, 27; Kemp, Los Angeles, 24; Fielder, Milwaukee, 22; Pujols, St. Louis, 22; Stanton, Florida, 22; Bruce, Cincinnati, 21; Braun, Milwaukee, 20; CPena, Chicago, 20. STOLEN BASESBourn, Houston, 37; JosReyes, New York, 31; Kemp, Los Angeles, 27; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 25; Bonifacio, Florida, 22; Maybin, San Diego, 22; Bartlett, San Diego, 21; Rollins, Philadelphia, 21. PITCHINGJurrjens, Atlanta, 12-3; Halladay, Philadelphia, 12-4; Hamels, Philadelphia, 12-5; IKennedy, Arizona, 11-3; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 11-4; Hanson, Atlanta, 11-5; Gallardo, Milwaukee, 11-7; Correia, Pittsburgh, 11-8. STRIKEOUTSKershaw, Los Angeles, 167; Halladay, Philadelphia, 147; Lincecum, San Francisco, 146; ClLee, Philadelphia, 143; AniSanchez, Florida, 138; Hamels, Philadelphia, 134; Hanson, Atlanta, 124. SAVESKimbrel, Atlanta, 31; BrWilson, San Francisco, 31; LNunez, Florida, 28; HBell, San Diego, 28; Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 28; Axford, Milwaukee, 27; Street, Colorado, 26.This Date In Baseball July 25 1918 Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators pitched a four-hitter in 15 innings to beat the St. Louis Browns 1-0. The only hit off him in the first 11 innings was a triple by George Sisler. 1930 The Philadelphia Athletics came up with a triple steal in the first inning and again in the fourth against the Cleveland Indians. 1939 Atley Donald of the New York Yankees set a rookie pitching record in the AL when he registered his 12th consecutive victory since May 9, with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Browns. 1941 Lefty Grove of the Boston Red Sox won his 300th and last game, beating the Cleveland Indians 10-6. 1961 En route to his 61-homer season, Roger Maris of the New York Yankees hit four homers against the Chicago White Sox in a doubleheader to give him 40 for the year. The Yankees took both games, 5-1 and 12-0, and Maris moved 25 games ahead of Babe Ruths 1927 pace. 1962 Stan Musial of St. Louis became the all-time RBI leader in the NL. His two-run home run, in a 5-2 loss to Los Angeles, gave him 1,862 RBIs, passing Mel Ott. 1978 Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds singled to left off New Yorks Craig Swan in the third inning to set a NL record of hitting safely in 38 consecutive games. The Mets won 9-2. 1991 Seattles Jay Buhner hit a 479-foot homer over the left-field bullpen at Yankee Stadium. 1996 Bruce Ruffin of the Colorado Rockies struck out four batters in one inning. It was only the 25th time in major league history four batters struck out in one inning. 1998 Neifi Perez of the Colorado Rockies hit for the cycle against the St. Louis Cardinals. 2000 Mike Lansing of Colorado hit for the cycle. The Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 19-2. Todays birthdays: Kevin Kouzmanoff 30; Santiago Casilla 31; Javier Vazquez 35; Guillermo Mota 38. FINA World Championships Results Sunday At Shanghai Swimming Men 100 Backstroke Preliminaries Qualified for semifinals 1, Camille Lacourt, France, 53.30 seconds. 2, Jeremy Stravius, France, 53.34. 3, David Plummer, United States, 53.68. 4, Liam Tancock, Britain, 53.84. 5, Stanislav Donets, Russia, 53.85. 6, Ben Treffers, Australia, 53.89. 7, Gareth Kean, New Zealand, 53.89. 8, Ryosuke Irie, Japan, 53.99. 9, Hayden Stoeckel, Australia, 54.05. 10, Nicholas Thoman, United States, 54.13. 11, Ashwin Wildeboer Faber, Spain, 54.14. 12, Helge Meeuw, Germany, 54.14. 13, Aristeidis Grigoriadis, Greece, 54.26. 14, Nick Driebergen, Netherlands, 54.30. 15, Junya Koga, Japan, 54.32. 16, Guy Barnea, Israel, 54.43. 200 Freestyle Preliminaries Qualified for semifinals 1, Ryan Lochte, United States, 1:46.34. 2, Sebastiaan Verschuren, Netherlands, 1:46.53. 3, Paul Biedermann, Germany, 1:46.56. 4, Park Tae-hwan, South Korea, 1:46.63. 5, Michael Phelps, United States, 1:46.98. 6, Yannick Agnel, France, 1:47.11. 7, Dominik Meichtry, Switzerland, 1:47.38. 8, Ross Davenport, Britain, 1:47.59. 9, Danila Izotov, Russia, 1:47.72. 10, Shaune Fraser, Cayman Islands, 1:47.73. 11, Robert Renwick Britain, 1:47.88. 12, Nimrod Shapiro-Baror, Israel, 1:48.11. 13, Yuki Kobori, Japan, 1:48.19. 14, Nikita Lobintsev, Russia, 1:48.28. 15, Nicolas Oliveira, Brazil, 1:48.33. 16, Kenrick Monk, Australia, 1:48.42. Women 100 Backstroke Preliminaries Qualified for semifinals 1, Natalie Coughlin, United States, 59.73 seconds. 2, Sinead Russell, Canada, 59.80. 3, Emily Seebohm, Australia, 59.87. 4, Aya Terakawa, Japan, 59.95. 5, Elizabeth Pelton, United States, 1:00.10. 6, Belinda Hocking, Australia, 1:00.23. 7, Shiho Sakai, Japan, 1:00.34. 8, Elizabeth Simmonds, Britain, 1:00.38. 9, Sharon van Rouwendaal, Netherlands, 1:00.61. 10, Zhao Jing, China, 1:00.66. 11, Julie Wilkinson, Canada, 1:00.82. 12, Anastasia Zueva, Russia, 1:00.88. 13, Duane da Rocha, Spain, 1:01.89. 14, Karin Prinsloo, South Africa, 1:01.34. 15, Daryna Zevina, Russia, 1:01.36. 16, Ekaterina Avramova, Bulgaria, 1:01.39. 100 Breaststroke Preliminaries Qualified for semifinals 1, Rebecca Soni, United States, 1:05.54. 2, Ji Liping, Canada, 1:07.10. 3, Sarah Poewe, Germany, 1:07.38. 4, Satomi Suzuki, Japan, 1:07.39. 5, Jillian Tyler, Canada, 1:07.67. 6, Leisel Jones, Australia, 1:07.72. 7, Rikke Pedersen, Denmark, 1:07.80. 8, Jenni Johansson, Sweden, 1:07.80. 9, Yuliya Efimova, Russia, 1:07.81. 10, Sun Ye, China, 1:07.96. 11, Leiston Pickett, Australia 1:08.06. 12, Moniek Nijhuis, Netherlands, 1:08.16. 13, Marina Garcia Urzainque, Spain, 1:08.42. 14, Amanda Beard, United States, 1:08.51. 15, Petra Chocova, Czech Republic, 1:08.58. 16, Joline Hoestman, Sweden, 1:08.63. Preseason All-SEC teams A list of preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams as chosen by reporters covering SEC media days, with total votes received in parentheses: FIRST-TEAM Offense TEOrson Charles, Georgia (71) OLBarrett Jones, Alabama (148) OLBradley Sowell, Mississippi (72) OLCordy Glenn, Georgia (71) OLLarry Warford, Kentucky (55) OLBrandon Mosley, Auburn (55) CWilliam Vlachos, Alabama (97) WRGreg Childs, Arkansas (103) WRAlshon Jeffery, South Carolina (152) QBAaron Murray, Georgia (117) RBMarcus Lattimore, South Carolina (130) RBTrent Richardson, Alabama (119) Defense DLJake Bequette, Arkansas (100) DLJosh Chapman, Alabama (85) DLKentrell Lockett, Mississippi (69) DLMalik Jackson, Tennessee (63) LBDonta Hightower, Alabama (144) LBCourtney Upshaw, Alabama (82) LBDanny Trevathan, Kentucky (69) DBMark Barron, Alabama (140) DBRobert Lester, Alabama (79) DBStephon Gilmore, South Carolina (64) DBMorris Claiborne, LSU (63) Specialists PKBlair Walsh, Georgia (110) PDrew Butler, Georgia (118) RSBrandon Boykin, Georgia (53) APTrent Richardson, Alabama (71) SECOND-TEAM Offense TEPhilip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn (57) OLD.J. Fluker, Alabama (52) OLAlex Hurst, LSU (33) OLBobby Massie, Ole Miss (30) OLChance Warmack, Alabama (24) CBen Jones, Georgia (45) WRMarquis Maze, Alabama (22) WRJoe Adams, Arkansas (17) QBStephen Garcia, South Carolina (23) RBKnile Davis, Arkansas (50) RBMike Dyer, Auburn (23) Defense DLDevin Taylor, South Carolina (56) DLNosa Eguae, Auburn (37) DLDeAngelo Tyson, Georgia (30) DLFletcher Cox, Mississippi State (26) DLTravian Robertson, South Carolina (26) LBChris Marve, Vanderbilt (61) LBJerry Franklin, Arkansas (35) LBRyan Baker, LSU (22) DBDre Kirkpatrick, Alabama (50) DBBrandon Boykin, Georgia (43) DBJanzen Jackson, Tennessee (34) DBNeiko Thorpe, Auburn (31) Specialists PKCaleb Sturgis, Florida (24) PTyler Campbell, Ole Miss (21) RSOnterrio McCalebb, Auburn (29) APJoe Adams, Arkansas (42) THIRD-TEAM Offense TEMichael Williams, Alabama (12) TEBrandon Barden, Vanderbilt (12) OLGrant Cook, Arkansas (21) OLKyle Nunn, South Carolina (21) OLRokevious Watkins, South Carolina (18) OLAlvin Bailey, Arkansas (14) OLAddison Lawrence, Mississippi St. (14) OLGabe Jackson, Mississippi State (14) CTravis Swanson, Arkansas (9) WRJarius Wright, Arkansas (8) WREmory Blake, Auburn (7) QBJordan Jefferson, LSU (12) RBBrandon Bolden, Mississippi (5) RBTauren Poole, Tennessee (3) Defense DLMelvin Ingram, South Carolina (21) DLBarkevious Mingo, LSU (21) DLSam Montgomery, LSU (20) DLTenarius Wright, Arkansas (15) DLDominique Easley, Florida (15) LBShaq Wilson, South Carolina (18) LBC.J. Mosley, Alabama (17) LBJon Bostic, Florida (12) LBJerico Nelson, Arkansas (12) DBCasey Hayward, Vanderbilt (18) DBTSharvan Bell, Auburn (18) DBTyrann Mathieu, LSU (17) DBTramain Thomas, Arkansas (16) Specialists PKZach Hocker, Arkansas (10) PKBryson Rose, Ole Miss (10) PRyan Tydlacka, Kentucky (13) RSMarquis Maze, Alabama (28) APTrey Burton, Florida (22) BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERSOptioned RHP Lester Oliveros to Toledo (IL). Assigned RHP Tommy Collier to Connecticut (NYP). TAMPA BAY RAYSAssigned LHP Ryan Carpenter to Hudson Valley (NYP). TEXAS RANGERSSigned RHP Merkin Valdez to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL). Signed LHP Yohander Mendez and OF Eduard Pinto to 2012 contracts. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSReleased LF Wily Mo Pena. CINCINNATI REDSPlaced SS Zack Cozart on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Paul Janish from Louisville (IL). FLORIDA MARLINSRecalled RHP Jose Ceda from New Orleans (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERSAssigned LHP Chase Wright to Nashville (PCL). BASKETBALL Womens National Basketball Association CONNECTICUT SUNSigned F Jessica Breland to a seven-day contract. B4 M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 S COREBOARD 0008KVY Place your ad between now and July 31st to take advantage of this popular OFFER. Offer good through our call center only. Please call 563-5966 & place your order. Ask about our Guarantee and our Leftovers Rate J u l y J u l y July G a r a g e / Y a r d S a l e G a r a g e / Y a r d S a l e Garage/Yard Sale S p e c i a l S p e c i a l Special The cost of your ad is as follows: $20 for 1 day $25 for 2 days $30 for 3 days You will get: 58,000 readers An Attention Getter 6 lines of copy Results eldest son, was also present to witness his fathers first victory on this years Champions Tour he was caddying for another American, Mike Goodes. Its a big hump Ive got over there, said Cochran, whose victory qualifies him for next years British Open at Royal Lytham. To do it in a major and on this golf course means so much. And to do it with the kids here, its even better. Cochran became the eighth player from the U.S. in the last nine years to win the Senior British Open. He achieved the biggest victory of his career by staying consistent on the tee and rolling in a series of pressure putts, closing the tournament at 12 under to claim a winners check of $310,000. He made six birdies in the first 10 holes two coming on the first two holes to open up a five-shot lead as Calcavecchia, who shared the overnight lead with Cochran and South Africas David Frost, dropped back by fourputting from 15 feet on the par-3 No. 9. Cochrans bogey on No. 14, combined with Calcavecchias birdies on Nos. 12 and 15, trimmed the lead to two shots. But the championelect parred his way home, looking completely unruffled. The 61-year-old Tom Watson, looking for a record fourth Open title, rolled back the years with a vintage 67 to finish tied for third with 2010 runner-up Corey Pavin at 9 under leaving the U.S. with the top four placings. Englands Barry Lane (70) was the highest-placed European, a shot back in fifth. Nothing more than a journeyman on the regular tour with only one victory to his name at the 1991 Centel Western Open when he overhauled Greg Norman in the final round Cochran has blossomed in his three seasons on the senior circuit. He won back-to-back tournaments in a threeweek span in September last year and has played himself into regular contention at the majors, finishing third at the Senior U.S. Open in 2009 for a key breakthrough and a check for $175,152. That qualified him for the tours high-profile events and he tied for third at last years Senior British Open at Carnoustie. Ive actually mentioned it to my boys on more than one occasion, that I felt that if I was going to do some damage in a major and win a major, it probably would be here, Cochran said. I enjoy the type of golf it is. I am more single-minded over here, and I just love the golf over here. His only previous British Open came in 1992, when he tied for 28th at Muirfield. Cochran was playing just his second tournament after injuring his wrist during the second round of the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf tournament in late April, keeping him out for two months. He returned at Pebble Beach two weeks ago for the Nature Valley First Tee Open, finishing tied for 10th. I liked him better when he was injured, Calcavecchia said, with a smile. The 51-year-old Calcavecchia was bidding to become the fourth player to achieve the British Open double, after his success as a regular-tour player at Troon in 1989, but stumbled with an all-too-familiar lapse in focus. He was at a loss to explain how he needed three putts from 2 feet on the short No. 9, shaking his head ruefully as he trudged off the green. A minute later, Cochran birdied No. 7 and that threeshot swing proved decisive. The four-whack on the ninth hole, those usually hurt you, Calcavecchia said. Frost shot 72 to finish sixth at 7 under, a stroke clear of Australias Peter Fowler (70) and American trio Fred Funk (66), Lee Rinker (71) and Goodes (71). Cochran heads to next weeks Senior U.S Open brimming with confidence and will look to emulate Bernhard Langer, who crossed the Atlantic last year to win back-to-back majors. Im certainly the kind of guy that carries those good feelings, Cochran said. All I can say is Im going to try to go there, do the research on getting my legs underneath me and my sleep patterns right, throw it in there and go from there. mistakes, Gomez said. Crystal River added two insurance runs in the sixth as Danielle Gomez, who was 3-for-3, led off the inning with a bunt single and was replaced by pinch runner Ashley Kovanda. Kovanda went to second on a wild pitch, to third on a bunt single by Jordan Martin and scored on an error. Bridget Whitley followed with a single, moving Jordan Martin to second and Courtney Striflers single drove in Martin with another single. The weekend has been all about goals. When Crystal River lost in last years state semifinals, its goal was to advance to the finals. With that accomplished Saturday, the new goal was to win the state tournament. That was achieved Sunday. The new goal? To win the Southeast Region tournament, Gomez said, and go to the World Series. Royals to one hit the final two innings to finish off the Rays eighth shutout of the season. It was a big disappointment, Cobb said of the blister. I wanted to throw at least eight innings, maybe nine. Were short in bullpen. I would have liked to have been able to help that out. It is uncertain whether the blister will prevent Cobb from making his start Saturday at Seattle. What is certain is he wont be going back to the minors. This is Cobbs third stint this season with the Rays. He said he used to sit at his locker wondering whether he would be tapped on the shoulder and told to report to Maddons office for another trip to Triple-A Durham. Ill keep a lookout after every outing, but seven shutout innings never hurts your cause, Cobb said. Cobb, a 2006 fourth-round pick, is unbeaten in his first seven major league starts, the first Rays pitcher to accomplish that. This is why we went to a six-man (rotation), Maddon said. This is the exact reason. You cant do it unless you have a pitcher that is that effective and big league-ready and Alex is. Theres no tapping on the shoulder. When Cobb gave up two singles to leadoff the sixth and seventh innings, he quickly worked out of the jams. No panic, Maddon said. He threw strikes, let the defense play. He made the hitters swing the bat, wasnt walking people and getting into bad counts. Thats why he was able to get through that relatively easy. The Rays scored two runs with two out in the sixth on one hit, a Sam Fuld single, three hit batters and a walk. After Fulds hit, Felipe Paulino hit Sean Rodriguez and Desmond Jennings with pitches to load the bases. Blake Wood replaced Paulino and walked Johnny Damon, scoring Fuld. Wood hit Zobrist with a pitch to bring home Rodriguez. Paulino (1-4), who lost for the fourth time in his past five starts, gave up four runs on seven hits, while walking two and striking out six. The Rays scored a pair of runs in the third with Evan Longoria driving in Damon with a single. Matt Joyces sacrifice fly scored Zobrist with the other run. TITLE Continued from Page B1 RAYSContinued from Page B1 SENIORS Continued from Page B1 COCHRAN Continued from Page B1
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Stacy May-Johnson hit a grand slam and Christi Orgeron had a three-run double in a 10-run fourth inning, and the United States advanced to the World Cup of Softball championship game by beating Great Britain 10-0 Sunday. The U.S. will face either 2008 Olympic gold medalist Japan or Canada, which beat the Americans 4-3 on Saturday. Orgeron broke a scoreless tie with a double that hopped to the wall in left field and cleared the bases, and the Americans (4-1) didnt let up until the game had ended because of the mercy rule. Just after Michelle Moultrie made a highlight-reel diving catch in left field to finish the top of the fourth, the American offense came alive just like in the days when Crystl Bustos, Jessica Mendoza and Stacey Nuveman filled the middle of the lineup. Orgeron scored when second baseman Naomi Jones misplayed Michelle Moultries grounder, and Rhea Taylor followed with a single to shallow center to load the bases again. May-Johnson homered to left, and Valerie Arioto and Brittany Schutte added back-to-back blasts to center to end the game. All of the Olympians from the Americans most dominant era are gone now, replaced by players with little to no international experience and some only halfway through college. The U.S. lost three out of four games against Japan, including the championship game, at the Canada Cup this month and also lost to Canada at this World Cup. But Eriksen saw his team start to turn the corner late in the 4-3 loss to Canada, which ended with the tying run on third. Associated Press United States Stacy May-Johnson watches her fourth-inning grand slam against Great Britain on Sunday in a World Cup of Softball game in Oklahoma City. The United States won 10-0. FSUs Fisher welcomes higher expectations Noles picked to claim ACC and possibly more Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher heads to the annual Atlantic Coast Conferences football kickoff festivities embracing preseason predictions that have the Seminoles favored to win their first ACC title since 2005 and possibly contend for a national championship. Thats why you want to be at Florida State, Fisher said before traveling to Pinehurst, N.C. with two of his top players for the ACC meetings that started Sunday. You want the expectations that you can win. The secondyear head coach cant escape expectations at a school that put together one of the great runs in college football history between 1987 and 2000. The Seminoles won 10 games or more for 14 straight seasons and finished no lower than fifth in The Associated Press year-end rankings. Fisher is reminded every morning when he arrives at work of those dynasty years during predecessor Bobby Bowdens heyday. The lobby leading into the football offices overlooking Florida States 83,000-seat stadium is adorned with memorabilia encased in glassed-in mahogany cabinets. They house trophies for the 1993 and 1999 national championships, a dozen ACC titles and the Heisman statutes won by Charlie Ward and Chris Weinke. Fisher believes hes accumulated the talent, experience and now size to get back among the big boys. We like our players, Fisher said. Theyre players we wanted here. Theyre pretty danggummed good. He wont have to wait long this fall to find out. Oklahoma visits Tallahassee on Sept. 17, a date long etched into the calendars of Florida State fans hungry to get even for last seasons embarrassing 47-17 loss on the Sooners home turf the only real whipping Fisher suffered in his inaugural season. Its a measuring stick, Fisher said about the highly anticipated showdown. Its why you play those great nonconference games. The ebullient Fischer claims hes not looking past the Seminoles first two games against outmanned Louisiana-Monroe and Charleston Southern. He knows that the games that get a team into the postseason and a possible BCS bowl dont start until the following week when Florida State travels to Clemson to open ACC play in its first road test of the season. But he also realizes that some will see the Oklahoma game as the most serious test in his brief career as Bowdens successor. Well put our heart and soul into it, but win or lose its not the season, Fisher said. Thats where you can destroy teams by putting all your eggs in one basket, in one football game. After a decade of mediocrity, Florida State rekindled enthusiasm and raised those expectations with a 10-4 record in Fishers inaugural season. The Seminoles finished impressively with a pair of wins over Southeastern Conference powers Florida and South Carolina sandwiched around a disappointing loss to Virginia Tech in the ACC title game. Florida State returns all but a half dozen starters from last year. The key losses were quarterback Christian Ponder, the 12th player picked in the NFL draft by Minnesota, and guard Rodney Hudson, a second-round pick of the Kansas City Chiefs. The keys to the offense are being turned over to redshirt junior EJ Manuel, who was Fishers marquee recruit in his first season as Bowdens offensive coordinator. The 6-foot-4, 245pound Manuel effectively gives Fisher a veteran quarterback, having already accounted for more than 2,000 yards of offense and 11 touchdowns. Aussie delivery Evans first from Oz to triumph at Tour de France Associated PressPARIS After 2,100 miles and three weeks actually, more like a decade Cadel Evans was finally able to wrap himself in his national flag, tears in his eyes, and listen to the Australian national anthem from the top of the Tour de France podium Sunday. The 34-year-old took victory after crossing the finish line on the Champs-Elysee, as the massive crowd on Frances most famous thoroughfare cheered wildly. Later he bounded up the steps onto the podium, taking deep breaths, then appeared at the top looking calm and waved the bouquet he received in the air. Thank you to everyone. Its really incredible, he told the crowd. He was joined on the podium by the Schleck brothers of Luxembourg Andy, who finished second overall for the third straight year, and Frank. Australian singer Tina Arena sang Evans national anthem. Im very happy. Cadel was the best of the Tour and he deserved to win, said Andy Schleck. Second isnt bad, and my brother was on the podium too. Ill be back to win this Tour. We have a date for next year. Evans Italian wife Chiara stood beside him after the presentation ceremony. I think hes worked very hard, she said. This year was a far cry from the Tours de France of many recent years that were dominated almost from the start by Lance Armstrong or, later, Alberto Contador. This was a race that defied predictions, forced pundits to take back their words and was still hanging in the balance on the final weekend. Evans rarely made his presence known, but he was always there. Up every mountain he was never more than one bicycle length behind his rivals. With a small lead that hed picked up in the early stages of the race and a lot of strength in time-trialing, he knew that he didnt need to attack in order to win. Still, when Andy Schleck broke away from the field on the climb of the Galibier pass on Thursday, observers thought Evans BMC team had made a fatal mistake. But Evans remained calm. He went into the time-trial needing to make up almost a minute on Schleck; he made up more than two-and-a-half. Its been a long wait for Evans, who first showed himself as a challenger for major races in 2002, and twice came second in the Tour but couldnt quite make it to the top of the podium until now. He is the oldest winner of the Tour since World War II, narrowly eclipsing Gino Bartali of Italy who was also 34 but slightly younger when he won in 1948. The all-time record was set by 36year-old Firmin Lambot of Belgium in 1922. Sundays 21st and final stage the most prestigious for the races sprinters was won by Britains Mark Cavendish for the third year in a row, despite being forced to change his bike on the Champs-Elysees. He also took the green jersey for the overall best sprinter. Cavendish crossed the line holding out the green jersey he was wearing, and then kissed it. Despite his 20 Tour stage victories, the jersey had eluded him until now. Finally! he said. Second place in the stage went to Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway, and third to Andre Greipel of Germany. The polka-dot jersey awarded to the best climber went to Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez of Spain, who brought his two children onto the podium with him. The best young rider was Pierre Rolland of France, who won the classic climb up the Alpe dHuez on Friday. Before setting off on Sunday, riders removed their helmets and observed a minute of silence in tribute to the victims of the attacks in Norway. When this kind of thing happens, everybody forgets about the sport, said Norwegian rider Thor Hushovd. Its not even important in comparison. Associated Press Tour de France winner Cadel Evans, wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey, cycles down the Champs Elysees during the victory parade after becoming the first Australian to win the Tour de France cycling race Sunday in Paris, France. CR juniors victors, majors fall L ARRYB UGG Sports correspondentHOLIDAY The Crystal River Juniors ended their Section 7 efforts with a victory while the Majors finished with a loss Sunday afternoon in the finales of the Little League Baseball All Stars Section 7 Tournament at the Holiday Recreational Complex. Both teams ended up with 1-2 marks and third place in their classifications. The Juniors (13-14) picked up their first victory with a 5-3 win over Largo. The Majors (11-12) lost their last game 6-0 to Largo. It was the final game of coaching for Majors manager Benje Thomas. Juniors (13-14) Crystal River 5, Largo 3 Daylon Rogers was the winning pitcher. He had three hits including a double and two RBIs for Crystal River. Crystal River took the win with a four-run third inning. Shawn Frasier had two hits and scored a run. Tyler Voland and Derrick Rogers scored runs. Crystal River had eight hits and showed some heart on a sweltering summer day. It was a good game, said manager Chris Purnell. It was a fun game. We have had a great year. They are going on to high school. I am looking forward to seeing them out there. Majors (11-12) East Lake 6, Crystal River 0 In a movie, Thomas would have won his final game of managing. Unfortunately, his 14 years of coaching ended with this loss. Payton OCallaghan was the losing pitcher. Crystal River managed three hits. East Lakes Russell St. George blasted a three-run homer and Bryce Moecklin jacked a two-run shot. Thomas will remember the players as he leaves the field of competition. I have been at it a long time and was ready to let someone else handle it for awhile, said Thomas, who has coached all 14 years in Crystal River. I have watched some of the kids play at the high school level. It seemed like every year, we had a great bunch of kids. This was a great team. They came together and played with a lot of heart. We really prepared for seeing a lot of fastballs and this past two games, we saw a lot of breaking balls. It was a great bunch of kids. Its probably the best bunch of kids I have had the pleasure to coach.
Patrick Stewart gets birthday tune at Comic-Con SAN DIEGO ComicCon fans boldly went into singing mode to wish Patrick Stewart a happy birthday. A hall filled with about 6,000 people at the fan convention Saturday sang Happy Birthday to Stewart during a preview panel for the animated musical Dorothy of Oz. Stewart provides the voice of a wizened 900year-old tree in the movie, though in real life, he turned 71 on July 13. Voice co-star Megan Hilty a Broadway singer whose credits include the Oz musical Wicked, led the crowd in the song for Stewart, an idol among Comic-Con fans for his roles in Star Trek and X-Men. Due in theaters next summer, Dorothy of Oz features Glee star Lea Michele providing the voice of the Kansas girl who journeys to a colorful fantasy world. Producers: Kurt, Finn, Rachel not done with Glee SAN DIEGO Glee stars Lea Michele Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith will appear in future seasons of the hit show. Co-creator and executive producer Brad Falchuk told thousands of socalled Gleeks gathered at the Comic-Con fan convention on Sunday that Rachel, Kurt and Finn are not done with the show after this season. Reports surfaced last month the three stars may not return for season four of the musical Fox series. Their characters are high school seniors who are set to graduate at the end of season three. Theyre seniors, theyre graduating, but just because theyre graduating doesnt mean theyre leaving the show, Falchuk told fans. The three actors did not appear at the presentation at the San Diego Convention Center, where show writers and cast members Jenna Ushkowitz Darren Criss Dot Marie Jones and Harry Shum Jr. talked about the new season, which is set to return in the fall. The new season will be split into two mini-seasons that mimic school semesters, Falchuk said. Fans can expect a deeper look into the characters lives and posthigh-school aspirations. Broadway star Idina Menzel will return, and Sue Sylvester, the meanspirited cheerleading coach played by Jane Lynch (who won an Emmy last year for the role), will be running for Congress in season three in an attempt to destroy all glee clubs. Sue is running on a no-arts platform, Falchuk said. The presentation also included a peek at Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, set for release Aug. 12. Spotlight on PEOPLE Page B6 MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Birthday: There is a chance you could make an important change in your work or career in the next year. It might have something to do with your current endeavors or it could be completely different. In either case, itll be more lucrative. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Be alert for an out-of-the-ordinary development that could have a fortunate effect on your financial affairs. Something you thought nominal is likely to become significant. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Aided and abetted by a significant amount of good judgment and a lot of luck, if you play your cards right, this could turn out to be a red-letter day for you career-wise. Be on your toes. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Dont be so locked in on something youre trying to accomplish that you leave no room for change. A bit of alteration could be your best option for making progress. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) When it comes to your oneon-one dealings, its to your advantage to be as openminded and generous as you can when negotiating with another, if you hope to make any headway. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) The bigger an issue gets, the better you are likely to handle things. This is apt to be especially true when it comes to negotiations that affect your status and/or career. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) This could be one of your better days to take a calculated risk that youve been considering. Conditions seem to favor you. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Although you are likely to experience a number of disruptions in your normal routine, they are likely to be the kind of distractions youll welcome. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Certain exciting developments are stirring concerning some kind of arrangement you have with another. Theyll be exactly the type of shifts youve been hoping would occur. Aries (March 21-April 19) Larger than usual gains can be made from work or services you perform for another. Make the most of it, because you might not get the same opportunity tomorrow. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Propitious conditions will enable you to expand upon something good you already have going. However, it will be up to you to recognize what it is and act on the opportunity. Gemini (May 21-June 20) It looks like youve been needlessly worrying about the outcome of an event. All those anxieties youve been harboring should be put to rest as soon as you recognize this. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Keep your lines of communication open to good friends, because you could be lucky with one or more of them. Even if you have to move around a lot, find a way to stay in touch. Todays HOROSCOPE From wire reports Florida LOTTERIES Today in HISTORY SATURDAY, JULY 23 Powerball: 1 7 27 38 48 Powerball: 30 5-of-5 PBNo winner 5-of-53 winners$200,000 No Florida winner Lotto: 3 8 24 38 39 40 6-of-6No winner 5-of-636$5,259.50 4-of-62,729$65 3-of-654,298$5 Fantasy 5: 1 7 13 20 28 5-of-54 winners$64,683.36 4-of-5376$110.50 3-of-511,945$9.50 FRIDAY, JULY 22 Mega Money: 9 15 21 36 Mega Ball: 19 4-of-4 MBNo winner 4-of-47$976 Fantasy 5: 6 14 17 24 25 5-of-51 winner$223,112.58 Today is Monday, July 25, the 206th day of 2011. There are 159 days left in the year. Todays Highlight: On July 25, 1961, in a televised address on the Berlin Crisis, President John F. Kennedy announced a series of steps aimed at bolstering the military in the face of Soviet demands that Western powers withdraw from the German citys western sector. On this date: In 1866, Ulysses S. Grant was named General of the Army of the United States, the first officer to hold the rank. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt froze Japanese assets in the United States in retaliation for Japans occupation of southern Indochina. In 1946, the United States detonated an atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device. In 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria collided with the Swedish passenger ship Stockholm off the New England coast late at night and began sinking; at least 51 people were killed. In 1963, the United States, the Soviet Union and Britain initialed a treaty in Moscow prohibiting the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, in space or underwater. In 1984, Soviet cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to walk in space. In 2000, a New Yorkbound Air France Concorde crashed outside Paris shortly after takeoff, killing all 109 people on board and four people on the ground. Ten years ago: Three masked men gunned down Phoolan Devi, Indias onetime Bandit Queen, killing the outlaw-turned-legislator who was idolized by the poor as a champion of the lower castes. Five years ago: Israeli troops sealed off a Hezbollah stronghold and widened their control of southern Lebanon; an Israeli airstrike hit a U.N. border outpost, killing four observers. One year ago: Alberto Contador won the Tour de France for the third time in four years. Todays Birthdays: Actress Barbara Harris is 76. Cartoonist Ray Billingsley (Curtis) is 54. Actress Katherine Kelly Lang is 50. Actress Illeana Douglas is 46. Actor Matt LeBlanc is 44. Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson is 44. Thought for Today: Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. Sinclair Lewis, American author (1885-1951). INSIDE THE NUMBERS To verify the accuracy of winning lottery numbers, players should double-check the numbers printed above with numbers officially posted by the Florida Lottery. Go to www.flalottery.com, or call (850) 487-7777. SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning numbers, Page B4 Patrick Stewart Associated Press Floral tributes and messages are seen Sunday outside the residence of singer Amy Winehouse in Camden Square, north London. Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home. She was 27. J AKE C OYLE Associated PressNEW YORK Amy Winehouse released only two albums in her life, one of which sold more than a million copies, won five Grammys and sparked a retro soul movement that hasnt yet stopped. The small output, in inverse relation to her outsized talent, made her death Saturday in London all the more tragic. Fans will only be able to imagine the unrecorded singles, the never-to-be concerts and the comeback album that didnt come. Its a sadly familiar script in pop music, the history of which is checkered with greats and wouldbe greats snuffed out too early in life. Almost as soon as news of Winehouses death broke and spread across social media, fans were inducting her into the unfortunate pantheon of music talents gone too soon. Many noted that Winehouse, 27, shared the same age at death as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Brian Jones, Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison. The British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, though, realized that a meaningful commonality was being mistaken for coincidence. Its not age that Hendrix, Jones, Joplin, Morrison, Cobain & Amy have in common, wrote Bragg on Twitter. Its drug abuse, sadly. Those names were touted on the Web as the 27 Club, a ghoulish glamourizing of rock star death that makes it sound as though even in death VIPs remain behind a seductive velvet rope. Its a term, sometimes called the Forever 27 Club, that has spawned a Wikipedia entry, an independent 2008 movie (The 27 Club), numerous websites and at least one book (The 27s: The Greatest Myth of Rock & Roll). The causes of death vary. Jones, the Rolling Stones guitarist, was found dead at the bottom of his swimming pool in 1969 and was ruled dead by misadventure. Hendrix, having mixed sleeping pills and wine, died in 1970 in a London hotel room. Joplin, also in 1970, died at Los Angeles Landmark Hotel, with heroin the culprit. Morrison died of heart failure in 1971 in the bathtub of his Paris apartment. Cobain killed himself in 1994. Some have claimed Cobain was aware of the so-called 27 Club. After his death, his mother, Wendy OConnor, was understandably fed up with the concept, saying: I told him not to join that stupid club. The cause of Winehouses death is not yet known. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. She long struggled with drug and alcohol abuse. Last month, she canceled her European comeback tour after she swayed and slurred her way through barely recognizable songs in her first show in the Serbian capital, Belgrade. She flew home, and her management said she would take time off to recover. Whats particular about Winehouses style of rock n roll excess is that it was chronicled thoroughly by the tabloids and news media and was eagerly consumed by readers. High-quality photographs captured her poor health, the scabs on her face and marks on her arms. Videos of her landed on the Internet, like one that showed her and Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty playing with newborn mice. Another showed her singing a racist ditty to the tune of a childrens song. One, published by a tabloid newspaper, appeared to show her smoking crack cocaine. Her run-ins with the law she was cautioned by the police in 2008 for assault and in 2010 pleaded guilty to assaulting a theater manager who asked her to leave a family Christmas show because shed had too much to drink found headlines. So did her romances, such as her brief marriage in 2007 to music industry hanger-on Blake Fielder-Civil. Rarely, though, were Winehouses troubles romantic or appealing. Though a thoroughly captivating presence all beehive and tattoos and candor Winehouse always cut a desperate figure. Her struggles with substances and bipolar disorder (she said she declined to take medication for it) were painfully evident. In death, her famous boast of no, no, no to rehab only sounds empty. The hard truths of addiction dont fit neatly into pop tunes or morbid 27 Clubs but play out over years of toil. Early death typically mythologizes pop stars, inflating their reputation. Pop culture writer Chuck Klosterman, in his book Killing Yourself to Live, wondered why the greatest career move any musician can make is to stop breathing. The posthumous releases from Winehouse will surely follow, and her legacy will grow. But hopefully mythologizing will be resisted. Winehouses death, an unfortunate but unsurprising end to a long, public decline, might be best remembered not just as another tragic loss but as a modern portrait of how untrue those rock myths really are. Winehouse among score of musical talents gone too soon BOX OFFICE RESULTS1. Captain America: The First Avenger, $65.8 million. 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, $48 million. 3. Friends With Benefits, $18.5 million. 4. Transformers: Dark of the Moon, $12 million. 5. Horrible Bosses, $11.7 million. 6. Zookeeper, $8.7 million. 7. Cars 2, $5.7 million. 8. Winnie the Pooh, $5.1 million. 9. Bad Teacher, $2.6 million. 10. Midnight in Paris, $1.9 million. Associated PressLOS ANGELES In a battle of summer movie heroes, Captain America topped Harry Potter this weekend at the box office. Paramount Pictures Captain America: The First Avenger opened at No. 1 with $65.8 million, according to Sunday studio estimates. Warner Bros. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the eighth and final installment in the boy-wizard franchise, dropped to the second spot. The weeks other big release, Friends With Benefits from Sony Screen Gems, opened at No. 3 with $18.5 million. The romantic comedy stars Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis as friends who try to maintain a strictly physical relationship. The extremely similar No Strings Attached, starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman, debuted in January with $19.7 million. Opening in limited release, Another Earth made $78,413 on four screens in New York and Los Angeles. The Fox Searchlight sci-fi romance stars William Mapother and Brit Marling as strangers whose lives intersect after a deadly car crash. Meanwhile, the 3-D Transformers: Dark of the Moon became the highest-grossing movie ever distributed by Paramount Pictures International. Captain America knocks Harry from No. 1 spot
E NTERTAINMENTC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 B7 Author Alfred A. Montapert wrote, Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. During the bidding of a bridge deal, sometimes one partner is the captain, the person who chooses the final contract. At other times, the discussion continues, with neither player sure of strain or level, or, sometimes, both. Lets look at these aspects this week. First, though, how should South plan the play in four hearts after West leads the spade king? North had a textbook game-invitational limit raise of three hearts, showing four-plus hearts, 10-12 support points (counting high-card and shortage points) and eight losers. Now South is the captain, deciding whether to pass, or to raise to four hearts, or to do anything else to suggest a slam. In four hearts, South has four losers: two spades, one heart and one club. If he takes the first or second spade trick and immediately leads a trump, he will lose those tricks. To eliminate one loser, declarer must take his three diamond winners, discarding one of dummys spades. Then it is time to play a trump. Later, South will ruff his third spade on the board. Finally, note that South, counting one extra point for his nice fivecard suit, might have opened one no-trump. (If, for example, North had responded one spade, South would have had an awkward rebid.) Then North might have jumped to three no-trump, which would be all right on a nonspade lead. (If West leads the spade king, declarer must guess to attack clubs before hearts.) Or North might have used Stayman, leading to four hearts. 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He told me a former co-worker, Lulu, had e-mailed to ask to meet for lunch and catch up on the latest office gossip. It sounded pretty innocent to me, so I had no objection. Then my world turned upside down. Last week, I ran into another of Dons ex-coworkers, who informed me that Don and Lulu had been having lunch together a few times a week for the past four years. He said their obvious attraction was well known at the office. Annie, Don never once mentioned these lunches to me. When I asked him point blank, he became quite upset and said there was nothing going on. I said I wanted the lunches and e-mails to end. He replied that he wont initiate contact, but if Lulu emails him, he will respond. I find this unacceptable. Yesterday, Don said Lulu invited him to the office picnic. He plans to go, but said I shouldnt attend because Id be bored to tears. I told him if he attended this picnic without me, I would have to consider my next step. He thinks Im bluffing. My best friend says I didnt come down hard enough. She thinks I should move out and then tell our children, who have always admired their father. What is your take on all this, Annie? Nervous Wife Dear Nervous : Don doesnt want you at the picnic because he wants to be with Lulu (assuming there actually is a picnic). You should insist on going with him. Whether this is an affair or just a flirtation, Don is showing appalling disregard for you. Out of respect for your marriage, he needs to stop all contact with Lulu immediately. Try not to bring the children into this mess. Your next step should be counseling. Tell Don the marriage is in serious trouble, and ask him to come with you. If he refuses, go without him and figure out what is best for you. Dear Annie: A few weeks ago, my older sister invited my children and me on a day trip. She also invited a bunch of other people and family members. On the day of the outing, she stopped by my house and asked me not to come. She told me she had invited my ex-boyfriend, a guy I had dated for seven years. We split up two years ago because he didnt have the ability to remain faithful. My sister insists they are not dating, and that may be true, but it has really hurt me that she chose him over me. Knowing she had already invited my family, why would she ask him on the trip? She claims she did nothing wrong. My sister has always been my best friend. I am so upset about this. How does our relationship recover? Miss My Sis in Pennsylvania Dear Miss: Your sister was both rude and inconsiderate. Regardless of what she says about not dating your ex-boyfriend, she is definitely interested in him. That may not be a wise move on her part, but shell have to learn the hard way. Tell her you are hurt, ask her not to do this again, and then try to forgive her. Dear Annie: This is in response to Fed-Up Mom, whose 18-year-old son refuses to brush his teeth. We had a similar experience. The lack of hygiene turned out to be the first warning sign that our son had mental illness. It took several years for more symptoms to appear, and by then, he was over 21 and we could no longer force him to get treatment. I suggest these parents check with their local NAMI chapter about what to watch for. Another Mom Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email annies email@example.com, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700, Los Angeles, CA 90045. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. (Answers tomorrow) Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. 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Pickles B8 M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE C OMICS Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 Friends with Benefits (R) ID required. 1:20 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:20 p.m. Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 4:10 p.m., 10:30 p.m. No passes. Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) In 3D. 1 p.m., 7:30 p.m. No passes. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2 (PG-13) In 3D. 1:10 p.m., 4:20, 7:25, 10:25 p.m. No passes. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2 (PG-13) 12:45 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 7 p.m., 10 p.m. The Zookeeper (PG) 1:30 p.m., 4:40, 7:45, 10:35 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG-13) In 3D. 12:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 3:50 p.m., 9:50 p.m. No passes. Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) In Real 3D. 12:30 p.m., 7 p.m. No passes. Friends with Benefits (R) ID required. 12:50 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:35 p.m. Winnie the Pooh (G) 12 p.m., 2:20 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 9:45 p.m. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2 (PG-13) 12:20 p.m., 1 p.m., 4:35, 7:15, 7:55 p.m., 10:45 p.m. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2 (PG-13) In 3D. 12:40 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:05 p.m., 10:25 p.m. No passes. The Zookeeper (PG) 12:10 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:55 p.m. Horrible Bosses (R) ID required. 12:05 p.m., 2:25 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:10 p.m. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG-13) 3:45 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG-13) In 3D. 12:25 p.m., 7:05 p.m. No passes. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times subject to change; call ahead. Todays MOVIES XY XZ ZB XURBLYMGY NBL RTBRHT MY M VBPGE MET YB AT XGIXYTF YB TUALMST SHMZZXSMH UPZXS MGF BRTLM. HPSXMGB RMIMLBYYX PREVIOUS SOLUTION: When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I dont even notice. Sarah Vaughan (c) 2011 by NEA, Inc. 7-25 WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Contemp. WXOF-FM 96.3 Adult Mix WEKJ FM 96.7, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WIFL-FM 104.3 Adult Mix WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s, s, s WRZN-AM 720 Adult Standards Local RADIO
Santas get physical COPENHAGEN, Denmark The Olympics have pentathlons and so does the World Santa Congress, sort of. Santas from all over the world lugged their overweight waistlines to this years 54th World Santa Claus Congress, throwing sacks of presents and firing canon balls in a new physical fitness contest. The five-discipline event is the latest addition to the threeday conference at the worlds oldest amusement park: Bakken, just outside the Danish capital of Copenhagen. Two teams of St. Nicks one from Denmark and the other from the United States, Sweden, Russia, Germany and other countries competed Wednesday for the coveted trophy of Best Santa Team. The Danish Santas won. Aside from throwing presents, they also had to master a Christmas obstacle course, ride bumper cars and compete in a horse race game. Beauty queen HOOVER, Ala. When Alabamas newest beauty queen is crowned this week, she might have more silver hair than your average beauty pageant contestant. The Ms. Alabama Nursing Home pageant comes to a close Monday at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover. The top 10 finalists from nursing homes across the state will compete for the crown. Contestants will have 15minute interviews with a panel of judges and then answer a question on stage. The event will be co-hosted by Courtney Porter, who is Miss Alabama. There were 75 contestants vying for the pageant. The finalists were named in April. The judges include the commissioner of the states Medicaid agency and Ms. Senior Alabama Frankie Cashion. Doughnut trap COOKSON, Okla. Oklahoma wildlife officials say nothing traps a black bear quite like a doughnut. Wildlife officers are studying the growing black bear population in the eastern part of the state, and they said theyve had the best success in trapping the animals when they use pastries as bait. Craig Endicott of the Wildlife Department told Tulsa television station KOTV the agency usually finds 300-pound male bears and 200-pound females in its traps. But on a recent day, a 50-pound cub got to the doughnut first. The bears are tagged and researchers take fur and tissue samples for DNA analysis. Some adult bears get tracking collars. Researchers also are setting up about 200 bait stations equipped with hair snares. DNA from the hair will help map bears movement.Jarhead bearNEWPORT, Tenn. A black bear is back in the woods in Tennessee after getting help with a problem a plastic jar stuck on its head. State wildlife officers looked for the bear for three weeks after reports he was caught in the jug. The Knoxville News Sentinel said the male bear was roaming around Newport, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. On July 17, wildlife officer Shelly Hammonds was checking another report of the bear when the animal ran in front of her vehicle. Hammonds fired a tranquillizer dart and the bear collapsed in downtown Newport. The bear weighed just 115 pounds, about half its expected weight. It was released into the Cherokee National Forest. Wildlife officials believe the bear got into the jar while foraging through garbage. Duck duty MEMPHIS, Tenn. The Peabody hotel in Memphis is seeking an assistant duckmaster to help care for its five famed mallards. The assistant would help head Duckmaster Jason Sensat feed and care for the ducks. The new hire also would guide the four hens and one drake on their two daily walks from their penthouse suite to the marble fountain in the hotel lobby. The walk, a tradition for 78 years, draws hundreds of spectators every day. The new hire would also be a concierge when not helping with the ducks. Jailed bride JACKSON, Mich. A woman arrested on her wedding day and jailed while wearing a white gown and veil has been arraigned on identity theft charges. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reported Wednesday that 53year-old Tammy Lee Hinton is accused of using or trying to use her sons identification to get phone and utility service, and a credit card. Jackson District Court Magistrate Frederick Bishop ordered Hinton held on a $100,000 bond. The theft was reported in 2009 and a warrant was issued. Hinton told Bishop on Wednesday she didnt know any of those things. Police said shed been living in Florida. Tortoise on a rollSPOKANE, Wash. Watch out Mr. Hare, this tortoise has a wheel. A 12-year-old African tortoise that recently had its front left leg amputated due to injury is now moving just fine, thanks to a swiveling wheel attached to his shell by doctors at Washington State Universitys veterinary hospital. The 23-pound tortoise, named Gamera after the giant flying turtle of the old Japanese monster movies, is gaining weight and generally thriving with his new appendage. I dont know whether hed pass the hare, but he moves around very well, said Charlie Powell, spokesman for WSUs veterinary hospital in Pullman, Wash. The nearly teenage mutant turtle is particularly good at moving toward food, and has gained 3 pounds since the wheel was attached, Powell said. The caster-style wheel should last for years before it has to be replaced, he said. Powell said the caster-style allows Gamera to move well on both flat and lumpy surfaces like lawns. The African spur-thighed tortoise was brought to the WSU hospital in April by its owner, suffering from a severe leg injury with an unknown cause, WSU officials said. The injury was life-threatening, so the leg was amputated at the shoulder. Veterinarians attached the wheel to the tortoises shell using an epoxy adhesive, and the animal took to the new device immediately, WSU officials said. The tortoise is part of a larger group called sulcata tortoises that are popular as exotic pets in the United States. The largest such tortoise on record topped 232 pounds. The oldest known sulcata tortoise in captivity is 56 years old. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, J ULY25, 2011 B9 Classifieds Classifieds Classifieds In Print and Online All The Time! TO ADVERTISE CALL:352-563-5966 OR PLACE YOUR AD ONLINE ATwww.chronicleonline.com CONNECTING THE RIGHT BUYERS WITH YOUR MESSAGE BUSINESS HOURS:MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. 5:00 P.M. 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In this image provided by Washington State University, Gamera, a 12-year-old, African spur-thighed tortoise, shows off his new front leg July 15 at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Gamera had to have his leg removed after an infection set in. To aid in the tortoises recovery, doctors at WSUs Veterinary Teaching Hospital replaced Gameras leg with a small swiveling ball-type caster attached to its shell with an epoxy adhesive.
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Since 1978 Carpentry/ Building ROGERS Construction Remodeling, small jobs Free Estimates (352) 637-4373 CRC1326872 Canvas/ Awnings SHADY VIEW CANVASAwnings *Carports *Boat Tops & Covers Repairs .352 613-2518 Clean Up/ Junk Removal ALAKAZAAM Clean Ups & Clean Outs (352) 220-9190 CODE VIOLATIONSWell help! Fix up, Clean up, Mowing. Free est. lic/ins. (352) 795-9522 Computers Bob LePree Computer Repair Sales & Services New & Like New Wireless Networks (352) 270-3779 Aluminum ALL EXTERIOR ALUMINUM 6 Seamless Gutters Lic & Ins 352-621-0881 SUBURBAN IND. INC. Aluminum & Screen Contractor, 628-0562 (CBC1257141) Blinds Vertical Blind Factory We custom make all types. Best prices anywhere! Hwy 44 & CR 491. (352) 746-1998 Boats Affordable Mobile Citrus Marion Levy, all makes/models. High Performance398-5903 Phils Mobile Marine Repair 30 yrs Cert. Best prices/Guar 352-220-9435 Care For the Elderly Exp. Caregiver for Elderly or Disabeled Any Hrs., Exc. Refs 352-341-0404 Cell 850-242-9343
M ONDAY J ULY 25, 2011 B11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE C LASSIFIEDS 0008L24 783572 Mobile Homes For Sale 1991, 2/1 Mobile Room Addition & Carport $6,500 obo Can be Moved (352) 586-9615 FOR SALE $19,0003/2 Like new. new paint, new carpet, new tile flooring. A/C under warranty. Must See! Call to View 352-621-9181 FOR SALE BY OWNER w/financing. 2/1 SW $1500 dn. $635 inlc T & I Floral City, nice lg treed lot, just remodeled. AVAIL(352) 793-7223 INVERENESS Gospel Island, 2/2+ flrm, carport, shed, w/dryer, full furnished very good cond. 55+ Comm. great park on water, X-tras ,$8K poss. terms. 352-201-8720 INVERNESS 2 BR, 1-1/2BA in 55+ Park, $2,000. Water/ Sewer + Garbage incl. Sm. pet 352-476-4964 NEED A NEW HOME? Bad credit OK.! I finance anybody. Use your land or anything of value. Trade in cars, boats, jewelry, guns, etc. 352-621-3807 Palm Beach Homes Has 3 Modular Homes Available at HUGE Savings Over 40K Call Today! 800-622-2832 USED HOMES /REPOS Doublewides from $8,500 Singlewides from $3,500 Bank authorized liquidator. New inventory daily CALL (352) 621-9183 Mobile Homes For Rent FLORAL CITY2/1, $450 no pets. (352) 201-0714 HOM 3/2 CH/A 1/2 acre, $495 352-220-2447 212-2051 HOMOSASSA 2/2/Carprt Clean no pets! $625. incls electric + sec.628-2796 INVERNESS 55+ waterfront park, 1BR, $350; 2BR, 1-BA, $450 includes lot rent; 1BR, 1BA Park model, $450. Call 352-476-4964 Owner Financing Rent/Sale $700/mo or $69,900. Lg 2/2 front & back decks, privacy fenced in back, carport(352)603-1104 Mobile Homes For Sale AWESOME DEALS Owner Finance 0 down 1/1 renov. shed $4K 2/1 furn, deck $12K 2/1 carport, roof over $7,000 Financ Avail 55+ Park clean quiet C.R/Homosassa area Owner 352-220-2077 Crystal River, Florida 2 bedroom. 2 bath. Newly renovated mobile in 55+ gated community, which offers heated pool, clubhouse with exercise room, library, pool tables, two stocked lakes, as well as many other amenities. Asking $27,800. Price is for home only; sits on rented lot. Please send inquires to auntie_b_too@hotmail .com, or call 256-347-0827 Pets WESTIES Pups M&F, 5 wks taking dep. $500. ready 7/29 Maltese-Schituz, 3 F s &1 M, 5 wks old $400 after 12p 352-746-7802 Horses Quarter Horses for Sale 2 young male and 3 female. (352) 302-9163 Livestock BERKSHIREPIGS pure bred, grain fed, 9 wks old, dewormed, $85 & up. (352) 459-5069 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Mobile Homes For Rent C.R/Homosassa 1& 2 Br. furn, quiet park Util. incl. clean, shrt/long term 352 220-2077 DUNNELLON 2/1,$500 mo 1st & $200 Sec. 352-625-4339 Sell or Swap Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Wanted to Buy BUYING GOLD, Silver, Sterling & Coins Howards Flea Market G WING Mon. -Sun. Pay $25.00 Gram & up Call Joe 697-1457 DO YOU NEED MONEY? We need your coin, currency and stamp collections. Gold, Silver & Jewelry. Call for an Appt. Btw. 11a-5p, M-F 352-637-4434 WANTED HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 WANTED JUNK MOTORCYCLE Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 Pets 1 MALTESE Male, Snowball 10 wks old all shots, health certs. & CKC reg., $400 352-212-4504, 212-1258 BASSET HOUND Male, tri color, 1 year old, neutered, all shots, heartworm prevention professionally trained $250. (352) 464-0779 BEAGLE PUPPIES $125 Crystal River Area 386-344-4218 386-344-4219 English Mastiff Puppies Champion blood lines, AKC registered, taking deposits, ready 7/28, Health Guarantee $1600 to $2500 352-637-4322 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. Black & Tan, 8 wks, 6 male s 2Fem., H/c $350. (352) 795-7897 352-220-1752 Giant Schoodle 1 male, 5 weeks old, beautiful, black, deposit will hold. $1,200 352-746-4269 MINI DACHSHUNDS AKC/CKC,$375, Vet certs, Males & Females,black/tans, choc/tans, dapples. Long, wire, & smooth hair. visit www.sweetnlodoxies.com or call 352-634-3841 Reg. Shih-Tzu Pups, M & F starts @ $350 Appts avail 7 days a wk Beverly Hills, FL(352)270-8827 www.aceofpups.net ROTTWEIlER PUPS8 weeks, 2 boys $200 5 females $300. h/c 352-286-4100 Standard Poodle Pups creams, apricot, silvers H/C, shots, 5 females, $600. 4 males, $500. 5 wks old ,deposit to hold. 352-746-4269 Fitness Equipment EXERCISE MACHINE Tony Little, Gazelle, $25. 212-1505 INVERSION TABLE like new, $50. 212-1505 PILATES PERFORMER used 1 x w/ Elevation Stand, Cardio, w/ Rebounder, attachment & mat. $ 500 value sell $200 352-628-3868 Sporting Goods BICYCLE Mens 26 inch, 15 speed, Sears Free Spirit. Also adult helmet, Both new. $90. (352) 527-9364 BRAND NEW AR -15 Rifle never fired $750. (352) 422-7794 BUSHMASTER Gas Piston, M4 w/accessories $950 .(352) 613-4002 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 DIAMONDBACK BMX BIKE needs a new tube for rear tire, $40 firm 352-201-7494 Double Barrell 12 GA Shot Gun, Stoeger, Stage Coach model $350 38 cal. Derringer, Cobraarms, stainless $200 (352) 726-9151 GAMING CHAIR black with speakers and controls on side $45 firm 352-201-7494 MOUNTAIN BIKE ladies, Mongoose Pro, 26 speed, like new, $150.00, Liann, 352-422-5936 POOL TABLE Sears, 8-foot, with wall rack, sticks and balls, $75. 212-1505 RIFLES 2 Bolt action military rifles, $295 each. (352) 270-8903 Rossi Circuit Judge 410/45LC $480. Chiappa Rhino 357 meg $700.both new (352) 447-5595 RUSSIAN AUTO 8 Shot Pistol exc. cond. Xtras incl holster, 2 mags, 3 boxes ammo $325. may trade for good revolver (352) 637-0987 WE BUY GUNSOn Site Gun Smithing (352) 726-5238 Utility Trailers 6x12 Enclosed New 2011, used 1 time $2000 (419) 303-0888 EZ PULL TRAILERS, LLC. Hwy 44 Crystal River, Sales, Repairs, tires, parts Utlity w/ramp gate. 5x8 $720 5x10 $775 6x10 $995 w/spare 6x12 $1050 w/spare 6x16$1360 w/Spare 352-564-1299 GULF TO LAKE TRAILER SALES Largest Selection & Lowest Prices. Offering New & Used Cargo & utility trailers 6x12 trailer enclosed $2095. 6x16 utility $1395. Trailer Tires starting at $69.95 352-527-0555 Hwy 44, Lecanto Jewelry DO YOU NEED MONEY? We need your coin, currency and stamp collections. Gold, Silver & Jewelry. Call for an Appt. Btw. 11a-5p, M-F 352-637-4434 Garage/ Yard Sales BEVERLY HILLS831 W. Bogart Ct. Ethan Allen dining set, 1997 Buick LeSabre, Antique Clock, glassware and much more! July 25th-27th 9AM-2PM Clothing Ladies Shorts (12) beautiful, knockout colors. Size 8, $40 OBO. 352-746 4028 General Affordable Top Soil, Dirt, Rock, Stone Driveways/Tractor work 341-2019 or 302-7325 BATTERIES ETC.Laptop Cordless Phone Cell Phone U.P.S and Rebuild Camera Watch Hearing Power Tool Wheel Chair Alarm Power Tool Etc.352-344-1962 3850 E Gulf to Lake Hwy. Inverness Coleman portable generator 6250 peak watts, never used, $425 Pressure washer 6.5HP Honda OHV motor cat pump, $100. (352) 400-8662 COLEMAN ROADTRIP GRILL LX Folding Stand, Ideal for tailgating, Perfect condition, $100. Call 352-795-0445 DOG KENNEL made for all sizes of dog, $40 firm 352-201-7494 GENERATOR7,000 Peak Watts, .8 hrs. Paid $750 Sell $500 obo (352) 422-3544 HOOVER STEAM VAC $50.(352) 220-2715 I HAVE MONEYWhat Do you have to sell?Opening Resale shop (352) 601-3524 MEDICINE CABINET Over-sized, beveled mirror, top quality, new in box, $200 value, sacrifice $65.00. 352-344-2321 PS3 WIRELESS HEADSET ps3 bluetooth earpiece with stand and charger. $25.00 352-201-7494 Racing Seats, one pair, $300 or best offer Kenmore frostless 22 cu.ft. side by side refrig. $300 or best offer (352) 201-7385 FREE Place any General Merchandise Ad for FREE on our EBiz CLASSIFIED SITE. -Item must be $100 or less -5 lines -5 days -1 item per ad -Ad must contain price -$3.25 per additional line Go to: chronicleonline.com and click on the Place an Ad icon. SHIATSU Massaging Chair Cushion by Homemedics, new still in box. $60.00 Call 352-621-7586 SMOKERS, outdoor station (2), New, Self Extinguishing, Sandless Urn, 40x16, $30 ea. 727-463-4411 Video Training Roger Butchers How to List, How to Sell, Referral Market CDs. $30 352-382-1000 Medical Equipment 4 PRONG CANE Adjustable, $20.00. 464-0316 HEARING AIDS Fits most losses from mild to severe. 8 bands for better Understanding in crowds. SAVE THOUSANDS for a 20 minute drive. 352-671-2999 MANUAL WHEELCHAIR W/ FOOTRESTS, $70.00 464-0316 SHOWER CHAIR Padded, w/back & adjustable legs, $30.00. 464-0316 WALKER ALUMINUM, W/2 WHEELS, Folds For Easy Transport, $25.00. 464-0316 Coins BUYING GOLD Silver, Sterling & Coins Howards Flea Market G WING Mon. -Sun. Pay $25.00 Gram & up Call Joe 697-1457 DO YOU NEED MONEY? We need your coin, currency and stamp collections. Gold, Silver & Jewelry. Call for an Appt. Btw. 11a-5p, M-F 352-637-4434 WE BUYUS COINS & CURRENCY(352) 628-0477 Household CHINA DISHES GIBSON, SET OF 24, WHITE, W/ GOLD TRIM, NEW, WILL DIVIDE, $40. 352-621-0411 HANGING LIGHT FIXTURE pewter, 5 frosted glass shades with pewter rim, $10.00 352-344-2321 VACUUM CLEANER Hoover, Mach 3 Cyclonic, bagless, works great, $10.00. 352-344-2321 Fitness Equipment EXERCISE GLIDER $50. (352) 613-6610 Building Supplies Remodeled Bath, Beautiful Mirror 59 x 45, purchased for dbl sink, too large, vanity, white w/ cast iron sink & faucet incld, 2 cast iron sinks w/ faucets, excel. cond. $325. 341-6263 TURBINE ROOF VENTS 3 new spinning turbine vents never used $75.00 Ph 352-586-8657 WOODEN CABINET beautiful doors, assorted sizes, could be used in arts & crafts (10) $6.00 each. 352-344-2321 WOODEN CABINET Cherry, beautiful, new, not used in our remodeling, $25 OBO 352-344-2321 Computers/ Video HP COMPUTER with 17 flat screen monitor, 2 speakers, wireless mouse, keyboard, $75 OBO. (352) 746-9483 PLAY STATION 2 Console with 28 games, Ready to play, $90.00. 352-527-0324 Farm Equipment SILVER EAGLE DIXIE CHOPPER, 2006, 50 cut 25hp 133 hrs $4000 (352) 726-9101 Outdoor Furniture RESIN TIKI BAR AND 4 BAR STOOLS with top and wine rack. Very durable. Bought for $1100 at Bealls Home. Only $600. Call 795-3668 WOODEN PLAY TOWER w / swing set, rock wall, climbing rope and monkey bars, buyer will need to move $450.00 Call 344-2067 Furniture 12 STACKABLE CHAIRS, Commercial, Metal Frame, Gray Fabric, PreOwned, 3 for $25. 727-463-4411 BED FRAMES 1 twin size and 2 king size, $10 each. Walter @ 352-364-2583 COFFEE TABLE Cherrywood, showroom cond., 40 round, Broyhill, 8 small drawers, $200. (352) 489-1486 COMPUTER ROLL TOP DESK, good condition, medium Oak color, lots of drawer space, 29 deep by 54 long, $200. Walter @ 352-364-2583 ESTATE FURNITURE Bedroom Set $500 Two French Provincial dresser w/mirror and tall boy, king bed w/ box springs, frame and headboard. Leather couch set $550. Dining Room Set $500 2 leaves, 6 chairs. all w/arms, 4 chairs-castors, 2 chairs high backs. China cabinet-$1000. Trundle Bed $225 matching throw pillows and bed spread, Rocking Chair-large, dark wood $95. OBO. 727 278-8446 Open House Friday, 8am-3pm, 130 Robin Hood Rd. Sherwood Forrest, Inverness. FORMICA TABLE Gray, Commercial Metal Frame, PreOwned, 37 Square, $35. 727-463-4411 LOVESEAT Brown, leather, both sides recline, good condition, $550. (352) 382-5486 Preowned Mattress Sets from Twin $30; Full $40.Qn $50; Kg $75. 352-628-0808 Queen BEDROOM 6 pcs wood American made Queen set, roller guides in drawers $400 .(352) 503-5482 Queen Bedroom Set headbd. footbd. chest, triple-dresser w/mirror, night stands, box spring & mattress $650 (352) 249-9201 ROCKER RECLINER light brown, microfiber, good condition, $100. 352-465-2459 ROUND TABLE 36, PreOwned, Orange Formica Top, Like New, Commercial,Metal Frame $65. 727-463-4411 SOFA TABLE Glass inserts on dark wood with bottom shelf. $75 352-382-1000 SOLID TEAK WOOD Table 64x36 + 2 leafs, & 4 chairs $200. (352) 628-9559 Tan Stratolounger Recliner $110 (352) 220-2715 Garden/Lawn Supplies CRAFTSMAN LAWN TRACTOR 42 cutting deck, 15.5 HP briggs engine, new rear tires and fuel tank, runs great $450.00 Call 344-2067 CRAFTSMAN LAWN TRACTOR 42 mower, 6 yrs old, 1 owner, $600 before 8 pm (352) 860-2480 CRAFTSMAN riding mower, zero turn 50 deck 21hp Kolher engine $1100( 352) 746-7357 MURRY RIDING MOWER older model 12hp B&S engine, 36 cut, runs & mows great $250 firm( 352) 302-6069 RIDING LAWNMOWER Murray, 11hp, 36 inch cut, good shape, with older garden cart, $200.00 OBO 352-586-8657 SOLD LAWN MOWER Snapper 650 Series, self propelled, 6.5 HP, 1 yr. old, $160. SOLD Toro 22 self propelled lawn mower w/bagger, like new $125. WEEDEATER TROYBUILT, STRAIGHT SHAFT, String Trim Head, Runs Good, $95.00. 464-0316 Appliances G.E. MICROWAVE Black over the stove microwave with vent and light. $150.00 Call 344-2067 Gas Range 30 mint cond. SS top, digital clock timer, self cleaning oven, Org. paperwork $175. 352212-1751 HEAT PUMP & A/C SYSTEMS Starting $880 $1500 Tax Incentive & Rebates on Select Equipment Installation w/permit 352-746-4394 Lic.&Ins. CAC 057914 KENMORE DISHWASHER Ultra Wash 3, black front, used, runs great, $50. 352-228-3366 KENMORE FULL SIZE STACKABLE WASHER AND DRYER, $250. 352-795-3668 RANGE-SLIDE IN 30 inch, Black, Whirlpool Gold, glass top, convection range, excellent condition, clean. $250 OBO (352)270 9025 REFRIGERATOR Kenmore, Almond, side by side, w/ice/water in door, $75.00. Call249-9143 REFRIGERATOR Maytag, 26 CU ft, Stainless Steel, side by side, ice and water in door, New water filter, $450. Phone 352-503-5199 Washer & Dryer Kenmore 6 yr old. run well $200 for set call eves (352) 489-5086 WASHER OR DRYER $135.00 ea. Reliable, like new, excellent cond. Can deliver. 352-263-7398 WASHING MACHINE front loading, Frigidaire, good shape, $100. 212-1505 WASHING MACHINE Sears, works good, $50. Walter @ 352-364-2583 WHITE RANGE & UNDER COUNTER MICROWAVE KENMORE GLASS TOP ELECTRIC STOVE $175 AND HOTPOINT MICROWAVE $75 BOTH FOR $200. VERY GOOD CONDITION. 352-628-3507 Office Furniture 8 STACKABLE CHAIRS metal frame, Blue Fabric, with Arms, PreOwned, Commercial, 2 for $25. 727-463-4411 BOOKCASE Cherrywood, Commercial, PreOwned, Lovely, Free Standing, 40x36, $100. 727-463-4411 BOOKCASE Commercial, PreOwned, Cherrywood, Free Standing, 65x32x13, $75. 727-463-4411 BOOKCASE Formica top, 37x30, Commercial, PreOwned, Gray and Black, $65. 727-463-4411 COMPUTER DESK tiered, tower like, 2 shelves above, like new, $50. 270-8783 DESK CHAIR Commercial, PreOwned, Fabric Covered, Adjustable, $55. 727-463-4411 DESK CHAIR PreOwned, Commercial, Fabric Covered, Adjustable, $45. 727-463-4411 FILE CABINET commercial, PreOwned, Lateral, Metal, 3 Drawer, Graphite Color, $65. 727-463-4411 FILE CABINET preowned, commercial gray metal, 4 drawer, lateral, $85. 727-463-4411 Auctions Ethan Allen dining set, 1997 Buick LeSabre, Antique Clock, glassware and much more! July 25-27th 9AM-2PM 831 W. Bogart Ct. Beverly Hills, FL 34465 Tools 9 Miter Saw $35, 10 Radial Arm Saw $75. (352) 246-3500 ATLAS METAL LATHE 10 x 54 two chucks 3 and 4lip.accessories $800.00 352-201-2533 BLACK&DECKER CAR BUFFER brand new still in the box. $50 obo 352-201-7494 COMMERCIAL WELDER/GENERATOR Thermo Dyne Predator Pro, 120-240-460 Volts, 10.5 KW, 20HP, 2 cylinder Honda engine, includes 25 ft. spool gun, under 250 hrs, covered during storage, run tested every 30 days, paid $3,500, asking $1,500 firm. (352) 344-1223 TVs/Stereos 62 TV not HD $300 obo (352) 726-6972 JUKEBOX -ROWE 1986, AMI 200 selection stereo w/some 45s has manual $150/obo. Needs some repairs. 352-302-6251 Sony Trinitron Color TV 32 screen size 26 good sound $98. (352) 746-2929 Building Supplies BATHROOM BASIN Kohler, undercounter, almond, new, not used in remodeling, $15.00 352-344-2321 Cabinet Doors & Drawer Fronts entire kitchen, thermafoil, new, beautiful, white, several glass panel doors, $400 firm. 353-344-2321 General Help TOWER HAND Starting at $9.00/Hr. Bldg. Communication Towers. Travel, Good Pay & Benefits. OT, 352-694-8017 Mon.-Fri. Part-time Help CASA ADVOCATEWeekend nightscrisis intervention: 7pm-7am, Sat&Sun., $8 hr. Apply at Outreach Center: 1100 Turner Camp Rd, Inverness before 7/26. Career Opportunities #1 AffordableCNA Prep Course CPR-AED-Free Book Am & PM classes getyourcna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) A CNA PREP & TEST PROGRAMCPR/AED-Med. Tech/ X-Ray Prep.352-382-EASY (3279) Schools/ Instruction #1 AffordableCNA Prep Course CPR-AED-Free Book Am & PM classes getyourcna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) A CNA PREP & TEST PROGRAMCPR/AED-Med. Tech/ X-Ray Prep.352-382-EASY (3279) BENES International School of Beauty Barber & MassageTherapy NOW ENROLLING SPRING HILL COSMO Nights Sept 19th BARBERING Nights Aug. 8, MASSAGE THERAPY Days & Nights Sept 26th FACIAL TECH Days 1st Mon. of ea. mo. NAIL TECH Days 1st Mon. of ea. mo.1(866) 724-23631486 Pinehurst Dr Spring Hill Fl. 34606 NEED A NEWCAREER? 2 Week Courses! PT TECH $450. NURSING ASST. $450. PHLEBOTOMY $450. EKG $450. MEDICAL ASSISTANTTAYLOR COLLEGEtaylorcollege.edu (352) 245-4119 Business Opportunities AUTO REPAIR & BODY SHOP /Truck accessories Fully equipped, best location on hwy 19 C.R. $15K obo (352) 795-8803 Business Buy/Sell AUTO REPAIR & BODY SHOP /Truck accessories Fully equipped, best location on hwy 19 C.R. $15K obo (352) 795-8803 Antiques DO YOU NEED MONEY? We need your coin, currency and stamp collections. Gold, Silver & Jewelry. Call for an Appt. Btw. 11a-5p, M-F 352-637-4434 Collectibles DO YOU NEED MONEY? We need your coin, currency and stamp collections. Gold, Silver & Jewelry. Call for an Appt. Btw. 11a-5p, M-F 352-637-4434 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 VINTAGE COMIC BOOK Dell #1195, National Velvet. Very Good Condition, $50 obo. 727-463-4411 Appliances AIR CONDITIONER 15,000 BTU LG A/C. Window unit. Used for one year. Paid $399. Sell for $100. In excellent working condition. 352-522-1143 Commercial FREEZER 45 cu.ft. 3 doors, new never used $500. (352) 613-6610 DRYER front loading, Frigidaire, good shape, $100. 212-1505 FRIGIDAIRE REFRIGERATOR Black side by side refrigerator w/ ice and water through door. $375.00 Call 344-2067 FRIGIDAIRE STOVE Black and white coil top stove w/ oven. Digital oven control. $175.00 Call 344-2067
B12 M ONDAY J ULY 25, 2011 C LASSIFIEDS C ITRUS C OUNTY ( FL ) C HRONICLE Meeting Notices 440-0725 MCRN 7/27 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast will be facilitating the monthly Administrative 439-0725 MCRN PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL MOTOR VEHICLE Year: 08; Make: Harley Davidson Ultra Classic; VIN: 1HD1FC4188Y632988 Location of Vehicle: 3175 E. Davis Lane, Inverness, FL 34453, 352-419-5281 It Is Hereby Notified That The Above Named Lienor Claims A Lien Pursuant To F.S. 713.585, Florida Statutes, On The Above Described Motor Vehicle For Towing, Repair And Storage Charges Accrued In The Amount Of $11,200.00. The Lien Claimed By The Above Named Lienor Is Subject To Enforcement Pursuant To Section 713.585, Florida Statutes, And Unless Said Motor Vehicle Is Redeemed From The Said Lienor By Payment As Allowed By Law, The Above Described Motor Vehicle Will Be Sold To Satisfy The Lien. If The Motor Vehicle Is Not Redeemed And Remains Unclaimed Or Charges For Towing, Repair And Storage Remain Unpaid, The Vehicle Will Be Sold After 15 Days Free Of All Prior Liens Whatsoever, Unless Otherwise Provided By Court Order. The Above Designated Lienor Proposes To Sell The Motor Vehicle As Follows. The Lienor reserves the right to accept or reject any/or all offers, Cash in hand only will be expected at Public auction to be held at 3175 E. Davis lane, Inverness, FL 34453, 352-419-5281 commencing at 7:00 p.m. on the 15th day of August, 2011 and ending no later than 8:00pm, at which time all sales are final. STATEMENT OF OWNERS RIGHTS Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle or any person claiming interest in or lien thereon has a right to a hearing at any time prior to scheduled date of sale by filing a demand for hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county in which the motor vehicle is held by the lienor and by mailing copies of the demand for hearing to all other owners and lienors as reflected in the notice. Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle has a right to recover possession of the motor vehicle without instituting judicial proceedings by posting a bond in accordance with the provisions of Florida Statute 559.917. Notice that any proceeds from the sale of the motor vehicle remaining after payment of the amount claimed to be due and owing to the lienor will be deposited with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for disposition upon Court order pursuant to Subsection (6) of Florida Statute 713.585. July 25, 2011. Lien Notices Lien Notices Lien Notices Surplus Property 922-0731 DAILY CRN Surplus Prop. PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board Committee Meeting on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. The meeting will begin at 9::00a.m. at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast main office at 1560 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River, FL. 34429. Please contact Coalition Staff at 352-563-9939, ext. 262 if you have any questions. Public participation is welcome. July 25, 2011. Meeting Notices Meeting Notices Surplus Property Surplus Property of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com from July 16, 2011 -July 31, 2011. Published in Citrus County Chronicle, July 16 thru July 31, 2011. 0 0 0 8 L 2 7 Sport/Utility Vehicles KIA SPORTAGE SUV2001, A/T, A/C, 4/D, 2WD, great condition, 79K miles, $4,500 (352) 795-7455 Vans DODGE Ram Van 1500 5.9 Liter eng. V8 leather 59,500K mi $8,888. make offer (352) 503-7577 Ford 97E -150 Conversion w/windows, runs and looks good, tow pkg. $2,000 (352) 503-2106 GMC Savanna 2,500 Cargo Van, 135K mi., 1 owner, factor shelves, loaded, looks & run excel $4,000. 302-9159 HONDA Odyssey 08, EX-L, blue ext. grey leather, 6 cd moon roof, 82K, $15,900 .352-344-4505 352-746-5475 TOYOTA 98Sienna XLE ,V6, 112k mis. new tires & battery, looks great, runs great $4,500 (352) 465-7755 ATVs 2 BAJA Mini Bikes 1.BaJa warrior, 1 .BaJa Heat. $375 ea. (352) 726-9151 YAMAHAGrizzly 600 -4x4, winch & gun boot $3500 obo. (352) 795-9522 Motorcycles EASY RIDER CHOPPER 49CC, street legal, only 270 miles. $600 Firm. (352) 812-1026 Harley Davidson 1200 Sportster, Very clean, lots of chrome & extras $5,000. (352) 344-3081 Harley Davidson Sportster, brand new, low mi., Alarm sys. Sissy Bar $5,200 Cry River 727-207-1619 HARLEY DAVIDSON, Ultra Classic Has everything, excel. cond. only 8,400 mi. selling because health $18,900.(352) 795-7335 HONDA 450CC1986, Rebel,15,000 miles,runs great,many extras,$1200.00 OBO 352-419-5065 Hernando. HONDA SHADOW2006, 9,500 miles, red, 2 wind shieds, back rest, luggage rack, $2,000. 352-447-2573 WANTED JUNK MOTORCYCLE Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 Classic Vehicles Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Trucks 03 GMC SIERRA 1500 SLE, 5.3L, A/C, ext. cab,190K mi, 4WD/tow pkg, w/acc/trans wrnty $6,500 (352) 425-0709 TOYOTATacoma, hardcover. 4 cyc, 5 spd., auto, 50k mi., reg cab, gas sipper $15,500 (352) 464-3396 FORD 2004 Explorer XLT w/ Moon Roof +++ Like Show Room New! 7,200 miles! $15,900 352-746-4920 FORD 2010 F150 SuperCrew Harley Davidson Edition, 27255 mi. Excellent condition, no accidents, clear title, $19500. 727-279-5295 or email email@example.com SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USA WE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org Sport/Utility Vehicles 1999 BLACK FORD EXPLORER,SPORT PACKAGE, $18002 Door, 5 Speed, Cell 352-634-4264 CHEVY AVALANCE2002, 50,500 K miles. side air bags, tow pkg. running boards, $10,750 very nice 352-400-8775 FORD Explorer XLT, 4 Whl, rarely used, Very good cond 140k mi. $3,850 (352) 212-1704 Cars 99 Hyundai Elantra, sedan, runs great, looks good. $1,550. (352) 201-9035 CADILLAC DEVILLE, New Michelins Ultra chrome pkg., carriage top, gar. kept sr. own 33K $13,750. 634-3806 Cadillac DeVille, loaded, looks and runs great! Must sell due to moving, $2,000 (352) 563-5226 CHRYSLER2008 Sebring Convertible, excellent condition, only 25,000 miles, $17,000 795-9261 CHRYSLER SEBRING 05, Touring Convertible 35k Mi. new tires, V6, garge kept, like new $8995. (352) 422-1026 DODGE Stealth, 2 DR, clean car, All new parts, AC needs work $2,940. obo (352) 613-5434 FORD 2001 Taurus, runs & looks good, cold air, nice car, asking $2,350. (845) 707-5704 HYUNDAI 2007, Sonata, 59k, 35mpg, gas saver, like new condition. $9,999 call Josh 352-270-7777 MERCEDES BENZ 2006, C280 Luxury, 28K Pristine Cond. White w/ tan interior, Sr. owned $19,750 obo 634-3806 Mercury 03GrandMarquie LS, light blue, low mileage, leather int. drives like new 352-341-1583 MERCURY, Marquis LS, low mi., nice car $3,400 (352) 270-8770 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USA WE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org SATURN1998, SL1, DARK BLUE, 101K MI., MANUAL TRANS., A/C NOT WORKING. $3,000 OBO (352)793-8708 (352)617-1015 TOYOTA 90 Camry, 4 cyl, dark grey org owner 168k mi new battery, good shape $1200 obo (352) 422-0296 Classic Vehicles LINCOLN CONTINENTAL 1958, good condition. runs good, new tires, good paint job, org color $8000 obo 352-301-2053 Boats CAROLIINA SKIFF 198 DLX, 115hp Yamaha, $7000 with trailer. (352) 586-7516 HURRICANE KAYAKSANTEE 116 SPORT $775 WITH EQUIP., EX CON 352.503.5319 STAMAS 26 hard top, Yam. 4 stroke 225, 400 hrs., full elecs. auto pilot ect. $15k. (352) 447-3842 (352) 978-0658 TRACKER 2009, Topper 14FT flat bottom, w/trailer, 09 Nissan 8HP motor, $1,700 (352) 419-6433 WE HAVE BOATSGULF TO LAKE MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats (352)527-0555 boatsupercenter.com WE NEED BOATSSOLD AT NO FEEWORLD WIDE INTERNET EXPOSURE 352-795-1119Mercury Auth Parts and Service US 19 Crystal River (just north of the Mall) Recreation Vehicles FLEETWOOD 9934 Class A 1 slide, V10 20,378 miles, dbl door fridge, Onan 5500 gen $35K (352) 746-1646 JAMBOREE 89 Class C, 24 59k Miles exc cond $6,000 obo (352) 795-3729 Campers/ Travel Trailers 32 ft. PROWLER Cold AC, perfect for hunting or camping (352) 461-4518 (352) 795-4440 HORNET 372 slides, awning, wood cabinets, split 2 bdrms sleeps 8, very nice $14K 352-586-9627/586-9268 I BUY RVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes call me 352-201-6945 ROCKWOOD Ultra-lite 27 2005, exc cond. upgrades dinette pwr slide w/topper, Q bed, 2nd dr. 20 awning $14k obo (352) 527-9535 Auto Parts/ Accessories DOOR HANDLE COVERS Chrome, fits Ford F-150, 2009-2011, new, set of 4. $20. 727-463-4411 FORD 360 CU. INCH, BLOCK on Engine Stand $400. obo 352-564-4598 RAISED TOPPER FOR TRUCK White, Looks very nice, lots of windows, $75.00. OBO 344-2321 TIRE B.F. GOODRICH ALL TERRAIN, 33x12.50x15, good tread, $35.00. 352-586-8657 Tonneau Black Vinyl Cover Fits Dodge 1500, 2003-2008, 8 Bed, New in Box, $349. Asking $100. 727-463-4411 TOW CHAINS 3 sets, $20 for all. Walter @ 352-364-2583 Vehicles Wanted $$ TOP DOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, junk or unwanted cars/trucks. $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ ANY JUNK CAR CASH PAID Free Pick-up. Up to $500. Running or Not! 352-445-3909 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot LARRYS AUTO SALES, Hwy 19... 352 564-8333 KEEP your used auto parts in Citrus Co. Dales Auto Parts. & Salvage Pays top $$$ for your autos. 352-628-4144 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org We Buy Any Vehicle Perfect Condition or not so perfect, Titled, no title, no problem. I will pay up to $15,000 for Vehicles. Any make, any model. Call A.J. (813) 335-3794 Cars 04, Taurus, $3995 04, Chrysler300 $3995 01, Windstar $3995 00, Chev Prism $2500 95, Tahoe 4x4 $3995 96 Cad. Seville $3,995 06 Ford250 diesel$12k 98, GMC dually $5995 98, Volvo $3995 99, 2Dr Saturn $2995 Wrangle r$4,995.MANY MORE DEALS! CONSIGNMENT USA US19 BY AIRPORT352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org PLACE YOUR AD 24hrs A DAY ON OUR EBIZ CITRUS CLASSIFIED SITE! Go to: chronicleonline.com and click on the Place an Ad icon. Real Estate Wanted CRYSTAL RIVER AREA Professional Business Person seeking to lease/option, rent to own or owner finance a home in the Crystal River area. If interested please call: 352-388-1064 or email: homesearch352@ gmail.com. Citrus County Land INVERNESS VILLAGE Corner Lots # 39/106 & #40/112 S. Crestview Ave. both .324/acre $30,000 each. (919) 329-7033 STEAL ME!! $12K, 1/2 acre Combridge Greens of Citrus Hills High & Dry, Deed restricted, nice homes 1641 E .St.James Loop (352) 637-7947 Lots For Sale CITRUS COUNTY SEVERAL AVAILABLE LOTS IN SUGARMILL WOODS AND OTHER AREAS OF CITRUS COUNTY. CHECK WEBSITE AT:WWW.LOT SOFLAND.U SAPROPERTYWHOLESALE.COM 813-267-5447 TERRY OR 352-475-1923 WES. OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE Airplanes FREE!!! Do you have a transportation vehicle you are wanting to sell for $2,000 or less?If you do, you can sell it here in our classified ads section for FREE! Youll get 6 Lines, 14 days in the Chronicle and 2 runs in our Wheels section on Tuesdays. Offer valid for private party sellers through our Chronicle website only please. To place your free ad, simply go to: www. chronicleonline.com and click on the Place an Ad icon located on our home page. Watercrafts SEADOO 2004 GTX 4 t-tec Seadoo GTX 4-tec jetski-3 person and trailer $6500. 352-795-3668 Boats 21 ft. Pontoon Suntracker fish n barge, 60H Johnson trailer incld, $5,300 352-613-8453 12ft Sun Dolphin 15H Game Fisher & trailer, good cond., Ready to go. $950. 352-302-8398, 302-8908 16ft. BASS TRACKER $1,900 Lots of Extras, Trailer, 35HP Mercury 40 lb -5spd trolling mtr. (352) 201-9205 20 PONTOON 60 HP, 4 stoke, Yamaha, low hours, 4 years young, loaded, kept in dry storage, $13,500 (352) 382-8966 20 PONTOON 75HP, trailer, customized, lots of extras, best buy for the money! $7,000. (352) 201-2656 WELLCRAFT, 25ft Sportsmen, hp Yamaha 4 stroke, 60 hrs on engine, w/new alum. trailer $14K exc cond 352-613-4071 8 BASS BUDDY w/trailer $550. (352) 621-6881 352-220-3303 AIRBOAT1996, 15, 500cubic inch, Cadillac engine completely rebuilt. $6500 (352) 560-3019 Bass tracker 9660hp, Mercury motor, garage kept, excellent condition $4995. (352) 465-6550 BOAT DOCKAGEOld Homosassa $150/mo. (352) 621-7410 BUICK Regal New AC, and Wtr pump, leather int., good tires, $2,800 7a-7p (352) 465-2823 C-DORY1999 Fiberglass 22 outboard w/80hp Yamaha New Bimini top, GPS, Laran, two radios, icebox,stove,sleeping quarters,chem.toilet,2 gas tanks,auto bilge pumps, Magic-Tilt trailer included.Exc.condition,used app 50 hours.Asking $42,000 or BO 352-628-3393 after 6pm 352-302-8098 Please leave message if no answer. Inverness Homes 3/2/2 pool home in quiet Highlands neighborhood. A steal at $82,500. (352) 382-1373 FSBO Reduced Pool home, 3/3/2, over 2000 sq.ft. living, newly remodeled, plus 24x16 workshop, see at 518 Poinsettia or on web www.InvernessPool Home. FSBOnetusa.com 352-860-0878. Crystal River Homes 3/2 2200 sq ft. 33 hted inground pool w/sum kit. near schools, hospital $150K, 1350 NE 7th av 352-564-0001 day 352-794-6504 night GREAT LOCATION 3/2/2 Water access. Updated roof/ac/appliances. Corner lot w/beautiful adjacent lot. $115K 352-422-2970 Homosassa Springs Homes 4/2 Fleetwood Mobile, 1/2 acre, next to State Land w/ pond, beautiful, clean, Must Sell REDUCED $50,000. (305) 619-0282 4/2 CEMENT HOME1,200 SF on acre Remodeled, Clean $65K. (305) 619-0282 Sugarmill Woods Buying or Selling REAL ESTATE,Let Me Work For You!BETTY HUNT, REALTOR ERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc.352 586-0139 hunt4houses68 @yahoo.com Citrus County Homes Best Time to Buyalso have lease options & owner financing available. Phyllis Strickland (352) 613-3503 Kellers Williams Rlty BUILD NEW HOME 3/2/2 Lanai & Porch 2,040 sf, includes Lot, $98,950 352-897-4447 352-697-1384 J. Cintula Builder Michele Rose, Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc 352-726-1515 NEW HOMES Starting at $71,500. on your property!!!! Atkinson Construction 352-637-4138 Lic.# CBCO59685 Whether you are buying or selling your home, you need a Realtor you can rely on. Call Bonita Amonte, Realtor Cell (386)562-6665 amonte08 @gmail.com Plantation Realty Inc 1250 N. Country Club Drive Crystal River, Fl. 34429 Office (352) 795-0784 Fax: (352) 795-2887 Waterfront Homes Lets Go To The Real Estate AuctionCall Lisa for the details 352-795-0784 Plantation Realtyplantationrealtylisings .com Lisa VanDeboe Broker (R) Owner HOMES ARE MY PASSIONGitta Barth/RealtorCertified International Property Specialist (352) 220-0466Coldwell Banker Investors Realty, Inc Waterfront Rentals HERNANDO 3 bedroom. 3 bath. 2 acre, 1760sf 250ft on Tsala Apopka Lots of extras, look out over 1 mile of open water. Lawn care included. Utilities extra. $1,150 per month deposit $1,000. Drive by 3225 Carl G Rose Hwy (SR 200) 34442 Rooms For Rent CRYSTAL RIVERRm w/priv bath. Pool Upscale community $100 wkly. 794-3042 INVERNESS $100/wk, private bath. (352) 586-9932 Seasonal Rental C.R/Homosassa 1& 2 Br. furn, quiet park Util. incl. clean, shrt/long term 352 220-2077 C.R/Homosassa 1& 2 Br. furn, quiet park Util. incl. clean, shrt/long term 352 220-2077 Real Estate For Sale FARMS, LAND AND SMALL TOWN COUNTRY LIFESTYLE GREAT DEALSwww. crosslandrealty.com (352) 726-6644 Crossland Realty Inc. PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an 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 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 for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. S. Floral City 40 acres for sale in South Floral City. Hilly, with well and electric. Coded gate entrance. Phone 352-302-1940 Specializing in Acreage Farms/Ranches & CommercialRichard (Rick) Couch, BrokerCouch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 344-8018 RCOUCH.com Open House 210 S Jefferson SUNDAY 23rd, 12-3 Completely remodeled 2/2/1.+ carport, New: kit., baths flooring, A/C. roof $54K. 527-1239 Investment Properties INVERENESS SACRIFICE 6 Rentals 2 Locations some remodeled. AS IS SALE any reasonable offer excepted, Great Opportunity !!!813-286-4794 Pine Ridge Lot For Sale Pine Ridge sub. 3620 N. Stirrup Dr., 2.78 ac, horse trail on back side, wooded, for sale by owner. Google it! $59,900. Wont last long. firstname.lastname@example.org 478.957.0211 Black Diamond OWNER FINANCING Fabulous 3/2 Like new. SS appliances, custom flooring, 2 car garage + golf cart/2 lanais Price to sell. $195K. (352) 527-3501 Beverly Hills Homes 1 Possible 2 BR, 1 Bath, Carport, Quiet Cul-de-sac $33,900 (352) 464-0641 (239) 298-0076 210 s Jefferson. Completely remodeled 2/2/1. New kitchen, baths, flooring, roof, A/C. Open house sundays 12-3. $54,900. 527-1239 RENT TO OWN!!3 bdrs., No credit check. 352-464-6020 JADEMISSION.COM Inverness Homes 2 homes.. 3/2/2, 1 pool + 1 acre,1 lake view, Rent or Sale $700. (908) 322-6529 Apartments INVERNESS 2/1 Furn/Unfurn $575/mo. No Pets. 1st/sec (352) 212-9795 Rental Information PLACE YOUR AD 24hrs A DAY ON OUR EBIZ CITRUS CLASSIFIED SITE! Go to: chronicleonline.com and click on the Place an Ad icon. Business Locations HWY 200 HERNANDO Comml space for rent 3000 sf storage or manuf. $600/mo sf office or storage $400/mo .5 Vacant acres will neg. Call 352-637-1739 or leave message Condos/Villas For Rent CITRUS HILLS 2/2 Handicap Access., Pool, Tennis, Trash, Wtr. 400 Glassboro, Unit 2A, $700. mo 352-697-1907 CITRUS HILLS Townhouse 2/2, Furnished. No pets 352-746-0008 Duplexes For Rent CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, C/H/A $450 + dep (352) 464-2716 CRYSTAL RIVERLrg 2/1, W/D hkup, incld water & lawn. $550 mo. + Sec., 352-634-5499 HOMOSASSA New 1/1, H20/garb. incl., non-smoker. $425 Fst/Sec. (352) 795-0207 INVERNESS 2BR, includes all appl., 1-1/2BA, water, lawn maint. Near Walmart $550 (352) 637-1084 Rental Houses INVERNESS NEWER 3/2/2 $825/MO. Split Plan, Wood Floors, Formal DR, All Appl, High Ceilings Keystone Arbor Realty Florida 813-265-8833 Rent: Houses Furnished INVERNESS 2/2/1, centrally located between Walmart & downtown, lawn care incl, F/L/S, $750/mo. Chris (352) 697-2552 Rent: Houses Unfurnished BEVERLY HILLS1/1, Fl. rm. CHA, $495 35 Golden 352.464.2701 BEVERLY HILLS2/2/Carport. CHA Near shopping $525 mo. (352)897-4447, 697-1384 BEVERLY HILLS3/2/2, $700 mo. 352-464-2514 BEVERLY HILLSLg 2/2/2, CH/A, FL Rm, fncd yrd, W/D;No Pets. $725/mo.352-726-2280 BEVERLY HILLSLg 2/2/2, CH/A, FL Rm, W/D; Quiet street. $750. 907-776-3457 BLACK DIAMOND Lecanto Gated Comm. 3/2/2, SS kit. appls, custom flooring. W/D. Free cable & lawn care $1,100. (352) 527-0456 CITRUS SPRINGS Newer duplex. 3/2/1 w/newer appliances. $800 mo. lease/ dep. No pets. (352) 697-3133 CRYSTAL RIVER 3/1 newly renovated washer/dryer, fenced yd. corner lot pets ok $700 1st & sec. 352 586-4067(352) 220-6700 HERNANDO 2/1/1 Pool,Carport, fencd yd., Big Lanai $650/mo+dp Lease Opt avail 352-422-0025 HOMOSASSA 2/2 Great Fishing Area $1,500mo 443-619-6283 Homosassa Springs 3/1, No pets, Clean, $800 mo (305) 619-0282 INVERNESS 3/2, First/Last/Security $600. 352-726-7692 INVERNESS HIGHLANDS 3/2/2 Starting $750. Mo.352-341-0220 www.relaxfl.com INVERNESS Spacious 3/2/2 Newer construction conveniently located. Corner lot, screen porch. $775 monthly. Call Kathy or Janet at352-726-9136. RENT TO OWN!!3 bdrs., No credit check. 352-464-6020 JADEMISSION.COM SUBSIDIZED RENTALS IN Lecanto 3 bedrm Starting At $582/mo. 352-746-0373 TDD: 888-341-2355 Waterfront Rentals CRYSTAL RIVERNear Pwr. Plant, 2/2, furn. dock/seawall, shrt/long term. $1,200/ mo. (352) 634-5300 FLORAL CITY 3/1, 1,200 sf, Boat Dock, Lg. Lanai, oak trees, priv. fnced, $675. mo. 352-613-2074 Mobile Homes and Land 1288 S Candlenut Ave Homosassa 3 bedroom. 2 bath. 1170 sq ft living space on 3/4 acre, detached, oversized 2 car garage/workshop,with attic. 450 sq ft wrap around porch. Quiet, friendly neighborhood on a dead end street. For sale only. Call 352 564 2423 or 352 601 0534 BEST BUY!1600 plus Sq.ft. on 1/2 acre. Land & home only $48,900. Owner has financing only $350./mth. $2,500 down W.A.C. New air/appliances. Must see, good location. 352-621-9182 HOMOSASSA 2/2 SW on fenc ac Remodeled hardwd & tile flrs. Open plan, $39,900. No Financing (352) 527-3204 HOMOSASSA Rent to Own DW 3/2 new CHA, $1500 dn $650 per mo. excl location walking distance to new Walmart 6740 W. Linden Pl. Tony TublinoOwner/Brk (727) 385-6330 INVERNESS 2/1 Remodeled, trade security outside cleanup $550. mo352-795-0898 LAND-AND HOMEMorriston off Hwy 337/Goethe Forest beautiful 2 acres of manicured land all fenced with 2 pastures, 1700 plus sq. ft., 4/2, 2005 model all tape-n-texture walls, crown molding etc. You have to see this fine country home! Only $2,500 down, $564.04/mo. P & I, W.A.C. Call to view352-621-9181 Mobile Homes In Park AWESOME DEALS Owner Finance 0 down 1/1 renov. shed $4K 2/1 furn, deck $12K 2/1 carport, roof over $7,000 Financ Avail 55+ Park clean quiet C.R/Homosasa area Owner 352-220-2077 SINGING FOREST 2/1, carport,cha, scr. room completely furn. wash/dryer, shed $16K( 352) 419-7072 Thunderbird Park 55+ Comm. 14x66. 3/2 carport scr room. shed $13,500 (352) 795-0496 UPDATED 2/2 MH $23,000 furnished $22,000 Unfurnished In Oak Pond Estates Nicely Landscaped Remodeled (423) 596-0879 WESTWIND VILLAGE55+ Park. Updated 2/2 DWs for sale. Reasonable (352) 628-2090 Real Estate For Rent CHASSAHOWITZKA Furn. Waterfront $695. 2/2 Waterfront $595. Agent (352) 382-1000 Apartments Furnished CRYSTAL RIVER1/1 Great neighbrhood 7 mos min. No Pets352-422-0374 CRYSTAL RIVER2 Bdrm. $600 mo. NEAR TOWN 352-563-9857 FLORAL CITY 1/1 $375/Mo. $400/Sec. Incls, septic water, trash No pets. (352) 344-5628 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 INVERNESS 2BR, furn., upper Apt. 55+ waterfront Park. All util. pd except phone $650. (352) 476-4964 Apartments Unfurnished CRYSTAL RIVER1 B/R apt, incl. water, $400/mo. 465-2985 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, $450. Mo. $750 to move in. No Pets. (352) 263-6321 FLORAL CITY1BD $300/mo $200 dp fishing, dock, etc Trails End Camp 352-726-3699 HOMOSASSA 1 & 2 Bd. Rm Apts. $450$500 Mo. No pets. Incls garb. & H20. 352628-7300 or 697-0310 HOMOSASSA 1BR, refr. stove, W&D, util. Includ. $500. mo.+ sec, 352-628-6537 INVERNESS 2/1.5, Townhouse, w/d. $550 Mo. F/L/S. (352)746-4108 (352) 302-6988 INVERNESS 55+ waterfront park, 1BR, $350; 1BR, 1BA Park model, $450. 2BR, 1-BA, $450 includes lot rent; Call 352-476-4964 INVERNESS Close to hosp 1/1 $450 2/2 w/scr porch $600 352-422-2393 KNOLLWOOD TOWNHOUSES RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE1 & 2 BedroomsOffice Hours 8A-5P Mon., Wed. & Thurs(352) 344-1010 Lecanto NEWER 2 BR 2 Ba duplex, $595 352-634-1341 Royal Oaks /Inv2/2 Pool, tennis + facilities, H20, W/D+ appls incl. Scr. patio, 2nd Fl. $645. (973) 222-1100
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