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Title: Citrus County chronicle
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Citrus County Chronicle
Publisher: Scofield Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Inverness, Fla.
Inverness, Fla
Publication Date: 04-09-2012
Copyright Date: 2006
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INSIDE APRIL 9, 2012 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOLUME 117 ISSUE 246 50 CITRUS COUNTY Happy Easter, Mom: Watson wins Masters in playoff /B1 www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Comics....................B6 Crossword................B5 Editorial..................A12 Entertainment..........B4 Horoscope................B4 Lottery Numbers......B3 Lottery Payouts........B4 Movies......................B6 Obituaries................A6 TV Listings................B5 Classifieds................B7 ONLINE POLL: Your choice?Should state transportation officials resurrect plans to extend the Suncoast Parkway through Citrus County? A.Yes. Its an integral component to Floridas long-term highway network. B.No. Its just not needed. C.Yes, and do it now to help stimulate the economy with jobs. D.No. Not until the economy improves, anyway. 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 MONDAYHIGH 82 LOW 52 Partly cloudy. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Mostly clear tonight. PAGE A4 TODAY & Tuesday morning NEWS BRIEFS TOMORROW: Long-timer Margaret Butts has seen much growth since moving in a home with a view of downtown Inverness during the 1960s./ Monday COMING UP Malls new GM talks of plans N ANCY K ENNEDY AND M IKE W RIGHT Staff WritersCRYSTAL RIVER For the past 21 years, Frances and Ed Marquez have owned Eds Watch and Jewelry Repair inside Sears at the Crystal River Mall. When they learned Sears was closing, they were shocked. They started looking for someplace new to move their business, but decided to stay at the mall. On May 18, Eds Watch and Jewelry Repair will open in the space formerly occupied by Claires. Despite the exodus of retail businesses away from the mall in recent years, Frances Marquez said they believe the mall is still important to the community. People still come here and walk around, she said. Our regular customers will seek us out, and this gives us more visibility for new customers. Chuck McSweeney, store manager of Belk, one of the now-three mall anchor stores, said its been scary watching businesses close and move away, but now theres a new owner, Mike Kohen of Crystal River Mall Reality Management Inc., of Little Neck, N.Y., hes got renewed hope the tide has turned. Now that someone has ownership were seeing things get done, he said. Weve had a lot of issues with roof leaks, and thats being addressed. Were seeing changes. The mall, which opened in 1990, has come on hard times in recent years. Wells Fargo Bank of Minnesota in 2011 sued to foreclose on a $16.3 million mortgage owed by former owner Simon Property Inc. At the banks request, the court appointed Boxer Reality of Dallas, Texas, as MAY 9, 1918 APRIL 7, 2012 Mike Wallace dies at age 93 F RAZIER M OORE AP Television WriterNEW YORK Mike Wallace didnt interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them. His reputation was so fearsome that it was often said the scariest words in the English language were Mike Wallace is here to see you. Wallace, whose pitiless, prosecutorial style transformed television journalism and made Minutes compulsively watchable, died Saturday night at a care facility in New Canaan, Conn., where he had lived in recent years, CBS spokesman Kevin Tedesco said. He was 93. Until he was slowed by heart surgery as he neared his 90th birthday in 2008, Wallace continued making news, doing Minutes interviews with such subjects as Jack Kevorkian and Roger Clemens. He had promised to still do occasional reports when he announced his retirement as a correspondent in 2006. Vets helping vets: Club rolls up to house, rolls on the paint N ANCY K ENNEDY Staff WriterBEVERLY HILLS Early Saturday, more than a dozen members of the local Rolling Thunder chapter met to give a dying fellow veteran a helping hand. With paintbrushes and rollers, they made light work of giving the house owned by Jerry Maltman a much-needed coat of paint, including a bright red front door. Maltman, 66, is dying of an incurable leukemia. Ray Thompson, a member of Rolling Thunder, said he met Maltman when the group came to the welcomehome celebration in February for Maltmans Army son, Scott Maltman, who was returning from a tour in Afghanistan. Hes currently stationed in Colorado. It was then Thompson learned how Maltman had been getting letters from his homeowners association threatening to sue him if he didnt get his house painted. However, Maltman, who lives on a fixed income, cant afford to hire someone to paint it and is unable to do it himself. He said he felt bombarded and frustrated, trying to get help. But Saturday he was all smiles as he sat in his garage. He explained, In the middle of the welcomehome party, a member of Rolling Thunder squatted next to my wheelchair and said, You look like you could use your house painted. I said, I sure NANCY KENNEDY /Chronicle More than a dozen members of the local Rolling Thunder chapter met Saturday to help dying fellow veteran Jerry Maltman by painting his house. Maltman had been unable to comply with letters from his homeowners association telling him he needed to paint. Jerry Maltman veteran and homeowner. See VETS / Page A7 Brandywine Terrace closed this week The contractor upgrading County Road 486 will reconstruct Brandywine Terrace between Norvell Bryant Highway and Silver Hill Lane beginning Monday. The reconstruction will require the total closure of Brandywine Terrace for about one week. Roadside message boards will advise the traveling public about the closure. Detour signs will direct traffic to use North Pinecone Avenue. Associated Press Television news journalist Mike Wallace is pictured in 2008. Wallace, famed for his tough interviews on Minutes, died Saturday, April 7. He was 93. Brett Low Crystal River Mall general manager. DAVE SIGLER /Chronicle Low lake waters are causing some boating frustrations. The floating dock at the lake on State Road 44 east is resting on the dry land and with low water levels people launching boats are forced to go off the edge of the pavement to launch their boats. Boaters beef with local ramps N ANCY K ENNEDY Staff WriterLocal boaters have a love-hate relationship with area lakes boat ramps. When the water is high, they dont complain, said Larry Brock, Citrus County assistant public works director. But when the water levels go down, as they are now, boaters arent happy. The ramps shouldve been designed for extreme low water and extreme high water, like at Fort Island beach in Crystal River, said Dave Miller, a longtime recreational boater from Inverness. My biggest beefs are with the ramp at Hernando and the one on (State Road) 44, he said. It all goes back to the design of the ramp. They built it when the water was high. The problem is how the ramps drop off at the end. When boaters try to put their boats back onto a trailer after a day in the water, as they ride up onto the trailer and gun the engine, it digs up the rock and sand in the shallow water at the end of the ramp. Thats called power loading. What happens next when boaters start to pull the trailer out of the water, the rear axle hits the edge of the cement ramp and causes damage. That doesnt happen when the water is high. Brock said hes not unsympathetic to boaters hes a boater himself. I dont think its so much a problem with the ramps as it is with the lake levels, and theres nothing we can do about that, he said. He said the county makes regular weekly safety inspections and has a line item in the budget for regular maintenance. Anything beyond that would require a capital improvement project. We come along and put material back in (when boaters power load), See MALL / Page A2 See RAMPS / Page A7 IN THE NATION: Easter serviceChristians wake before dawn to attend annual event./ Page A14 Low water levels reveal design limits; official: you can only go out so far See WALLACE / Page A9 LOCAL EFFORTS: Give blood Find out where the LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be parked for donations during upcoming weeks./ Page A7Get food Area groups offer low-cost food options and free meals each week./ Page A4

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receiver of the mall. In March, Sears announced it would close its Crystal River Mall store by the end of April. Boxer, which also was given right to sell the mall, did just that with the sale in late March to Kohen, who paid $3 million for the mall, which is valued for tax purposes at $12.9 million. Citrus County Property Appraiser Geoff Greene said he was taken aback by the sale price. I was amazed, he said. Its very much a distressed sale, no question about it. It says something about the location. Weve had a few things close up in that area. The sale includes the mall and parking lot, but not the outparcel property. Greene said the sale price will not be counted toward the malls taxable value because it was a bank foreclosure. Inverness land-use attorney Clark Stillwell, who is not involved in the sale, said the price is an indicator of businesses that have taken an economic hit and cannot recover. There is the mall and a hundred other similar pieces that have had that situation occur, he said. The smoke clears and theyre selling for 40 cents on the dollar. On Saturday, the mall held a Customer Appreciation Day. Kids played games and tired themselves out in an inflatable bounce house. Food court vendors handed out free samples of food while live music played. Mall general manager and leasing representative Brett Low was on hand greeting people, answering questions and listening to suggestions. Having a negative connotation of the property and changing public opinion is one of the most difficult things youre ever going to do, Low said. A coat of paint or some landscaping doesnt do it, but it helps. Bit by bit were rebuilding the malls reputation after it being neglected for over a dozen years. Low said because the new owner isnt part of a group with a brand to box him in, as mall management theyre open to innovative business ideas and creative use for the available retail space. It doesnt have to be traditional retail, he said. We can do whatever we want and were wide open to ideas. This could be the restart of the American dream. He said he is particularly looking for local restaurateurs to do something with the former Gabbys restaurant space. This is a big fishing area, and a big sporting goods chain like Gander Mountain or Dicks would be great, Belk manager McSweeney said. Also, he said hed like to see more youthand juniororiented retailers, maybe an active play area for small children a place for moms to come with their kids. Every member of the family needs a reason to come to the mall, he said. Low said its going to take time. He wants to focus on hosting more community events, getting people to rethink the Crystal River Mall as their mall. My hope is as people keep coming back, theyll notice its looking better, he said. Its getting our name out there and getting positive press. Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at nkennedy@chronicleon line.com; Mike Wright can be reached at mwright@ chronicleonline.com. A2 M ONDAY, A PRIL 9, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE 000B0A8 Event Dates: April 2, 3, 4, 5 4 DAYS ONLY!! HOURS: Mon. Fri. 10am 5pm BC/BS OCALA Inside Walmart Hwy. 200 & Corner 484 352-291-1467 Crystal River Inside Sears Crystal River Mall 352-795-1484 2 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU Best of the Best four years in a row Call Today to Find Out If You Qualify! FITS 30 DB LOSS FULL SHELL #ME200 Special $ 695 00 Hearing Aid REPAIRS IN OFFICE ONLY. ANY MAKE. ANY MODEL HEARING AID REPAIRS FREE PREMIUM ZINC BATTERIES 89 LIMIT 1 COUPON PER VISIT. LIMIT 2 PACKS PER VISIT. BATTERIES BATH REMODELING BATHFITTER 000AMPC 1-866-585-8827 BATHFITTER.COM One Day Bath Remodeling In Just One Day, We will Install A Beautiful New Bathtub or Shower Right Over Your Old One!!! Tub to Shower Conversions Too!!! 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GULF TO LAKE HWY. *Must present written estimate from competitor for this price 527-0012 1-877-746-0017 000B26H FREE Valances Installation In Home Consulting www.72-hourblinds.com 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY Verticals Faux Wood Blinds Shutters Cellular Shades The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! 2011 2011 2011 2011 000B3JE Irrigation Tune-up Special Toll Free 1-877-345-BUSH www.bushhomeservices.com Up to 5 zones Homosassa 621-7700 Crystal River 795-8600 Inverness 860-1037 HOME SERVICES $ 49 99 DAVE SIGLER /Chronicle Sue and Don Mayo talk to Brett Low, general manager Crystal River Mall, and Chuck McSweeney, Belk store manager, during the festivities about improvements they would like to see. Don Mayo provided the sculptures that have been on display at the mall. MALL Continued from Page A1 Frances Marquez and her family business had occupied the Eds Watch and Jewelry Repair since the Sears Store opened at the mall. With Sears closing, Eds shop will be found in the space formerly occupied by Claires.

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MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle The city of Crystal hopes to unveil a letter of intent this week regarding rules governing Kings Bay water activities. Around THE STATE TampaAutistic girl, 9, found dead in pond A 9-year-old autistic girl who went missing from a childrens party has been found dead at the bottom of a nearby pond in central Florida. The Hillsborough County sheriffs office reported the body of Ariyanna Pivachek was found early Saturday evening in 6 to 8 feet of water after a massive search. The child was in foster care and had been picked up Saturday by a family that was considering adopting her. They took her to attend a party with eight other children, and though eight adults were supervising, she was able to wander away after 3 p.m. The sheriffs office launched a search with assistance from 50 deputies, bloodhounds, helicopters, marine divers and citizens. Authorities said the death appears to be accidental but the investigation is continuing. A news release stated the Tampa-area subdivision is dotted with numerous ponds that are often deep and have zero visibility.Pensacola Ex-Marine runs to help injured Marines A former Marine is crossing the Florida Panhandle as part of a 3,000-mile run to help injured Marines. Rick Hermelin was expected to be in Pensacola on Sunday as part of his 100day trek to support the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. His goal is to raise $10,000. The 71-year-old will be running aboard an elliptical bike called the ElliptiGo. Its an outdoor, low-impact fitness device designed to emulate the running motion. Hermelin plans to cross the country on the device to raise awareness about the benefits of being physically fit. He served in the Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963. Miami Crocodiles rebound in South Florida Crocodiles are making a comeback in South Florida. The population has multiplied nearly 10-fold since the 1970s. Today, more than 1,500 American crocodiles are in South Florida. The Miami Herald reports as their numbers grow, so do encounters with people and pets. Last year, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission fielded 106 nuisance croc calls. University of Florida professor Frank Mazzotti said the crocs are reoccupying territory they retreated from as their population dwindled because of hide hunters and coastal development. Fort Lauderdale Woman pleads not guilty in toxic tush A Florida woman accused by authorities of illegally injecting toxic substances into womens buttocks as an enhancement procedure has pleaded not guilty. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports Oneal Ron Morris sent a written plea of not guilty to a Broward County judge Thursday. She faces unlicensed practice of medicine and related charges in Broward County. Morris, who police say was born a man and identifies as a woman, was arrested in November on similar charges in Miami-Dade County. Her attorney says his client maintains her innocence. Authorities say Morris injected flat-tire sealant, glue, caulk and cement into womens buttocks. All three victims suffered medical complications and infections. From wire reports S TATE & L OCAL Page A3 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterThe future use of the Homosassa Fire Station will be considered at Tuesdays meeting of the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). County staff will recommend the fire station, at 10950 Yulee Drive, be declared eligible for acquisition by a qualified nonprofit agency that would promote community interest and welfare. The fire station is used by the Homosassa Civic Club. The BOCC will be asked to send a letter to the club terminating the operating agreement it has with the county. The agreement would end July 16. The Citrus County Sheriffs Division of Fire Rescue has advised the county it is not using this building. Also on the agenda: County Attorney Richard Wesch will give an update on the 67 counties action regarding Medicaid repayments, present a resolution regarding manatee protection and ask the board for direction regarding a challenge to a recently adopted federal rule relating to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services increased regulation of water activities within Kings Bay. At 1:45 p.m. Robert Sheets, systems manager of Florida Governmental Utility Authority, will present a program to assist the county in addressing the proliferation of private water and sewer systems in the county. At 1:40 p.m., Michael L. Howell will be introduced as the parks and recreation manager from June 1. The board will execute a proclamation declaring April 22 as Earth Day. Employee service awards will be presented. Joanne Granger, grants administrator with the Department of Community Services, will be recognized as employee of the month for February. The board will execute a proclamation declaring April as Elvis is Back in Town Month. Another proclamation will declare April 8 through 14 as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. April also will be declared National Volunteer Week in Citrus County.Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at cvanormer@chronicleonline.com or 352-564-2916. Fire station use on board agenda WHAT: Citrus County Board of County Commissioners meeting. WHEN: 1 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 p.m. for public questions and comments. WHERE : Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness. A.B. SIDIBE Staff WriterCRYSTAL RIVER City officials are expected to review and vote Monday on a letter they expect to send to federal officials expressing a desire for litigation or in the very least keep the option open regarding recent rules of activity in Kings Bay. Officials had 30 days from the announcement of the final rules to give officials of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) a 60-day notice of their intention for litigation, City Attorney George Angeliadis said. The entire Crystal River City Council, other county elected officials and some private citizens have been steadfast in their opposition to the proposal and the eventual rules designating Kings Bay a manatee protection refuge. The ruling was announced March 15. Besides the refuge designation, USFWS also set new rules of conduct for waterborne activities, including a reduction of boat speeds in the area called the sport zone from 35 mph to 25 mph. At their last meeting March 26, city panelists and some residents railed against the rules and grappled with an appropriate response to the action. Attorney Angeliadis told them a lawsuit will be an uphill battle and the chance of success is remote, but councilmember Maureen McNiff suggested the city attorney draft a letter of intent anyway. They were going to consult county officials and a citizens group, which are opposed to the rules, to fashion a letter. All three parties have expressed a desire to sue if the rules first proposed last June were ever implemented. Save Crystal River Inc., the citizens group opposed to the rules, has requested the city adopt a resolution in support of a petition to have the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) seek changes to the agreement between FWC and the USFWS regarding implementation of the endangered and threatened fish and wildlife species conservation program. When USFWS announced its decision, it insisted it drafted a common-sense approach to reducing the risk of collisions between boats and manatees and listened to the concerns of opponents. Officials pointed to leaving a sport zone with a 25 mph speed zone as prime example of concessions about concerns. The proposed rule had sought to make all of Kings Bay slow or idle speed. The sport zone will be open for use during daylight hours between June 1 and Aug. 15. Slow or idle speed is defined as speed that allows steerage for a boater.Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe can be reached at 352-564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. Future of Kings Bay Crystal River officials to unveil letter of intent regarding proposed rules Special to the ChronicleIf you have some time to spare and a desire to give something back to the community, then the Citrus County Sheriffs Office may have the place for you. Right now, the front desk at the Sheriffs Office Emergency Operations Center has an immediate need for more volunteers to help staff. Shifts about 4 1/2 hours long are available from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the 3549 Saunders Way facility across from the Lecanto Government Building. Sgt. Chris Evan, who heads the agencys volunteer unit, said the sheriffs office is always looking for community-minded men and women interested in volunteering four hours a week or more to do a variety of assignments at several different locations across the county. Volunteers assigned to the EOC are responsible for answering telephones, taking messages and assisting citizens who may have appointments, questions or concerns. The scope of what our volunteers do on a day-to-day basis is incredibly diverse, said Sheriff Jeff Dawsy. But at this time, were specifically reaching out to citizens who can put in one or two shifts a week right at our centrally located EOC facility. My staff will gladly assist them by providing whatever training and tools they need to get the job done. More volunteers also are needed at the EOC to conduct Live Scan (electronic) fingerprinting services for citizens who stop by. The schedule at this location includes, 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday and noon to 3:45 p.m. Thursday. However, additional hours and/or days for providing the service at the EOC are under consideration. Interested applicants must be 18 years old and submit an application form. All applicants are subject to an interview and criminal background check as part of their processing. For more information or to request an application, call Sgt. Evan at 352-5273701, or email cevan@sheriffcitrus.org. To download a volunteer application from the Internet, go to www.sheriff citrus.org. Click on Volunteers, followed by Volunteer Application. Responsibilities include answering phones and taking messages Sheriffs office seeking volunteers to staff EOC County BRIEFS River alliance slates meeting Members of the Homosassa River Alliance will host its annual picnic at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12, under the pavilion at Bluebird Springs. All members are welcome to attend. Bring a covered picnic dish to share. Installation of new officers will take place following a short business meeting. Bluebird Springs is near the intersection of Yulee Drive and Bradshaw Street. For information, call Jim Bitter at 352-628-1563. Auxiliary at Wal-Mart for boating safety Homosassa Flotilla 15-4 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct a Boating Safety event at the grand opening of the new WalMart store from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Cardinal Street and U.S. 19 in Homosassa. Auxiliarists will distribute boating safety, Paddlesports and related literature and answer boating safety-related questions. Requests or appointments may be made to have free Vessel Safety Checks made of their boat at their home. For information, call Bill Schultz at 352-464-5576, or email at willkari@hotmail.com. CERT meeting will be April 11 The regular monthly meeting of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the Northeast Quadrant will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. A strategic planning for the group will be discussed. There continues to be a need for CERT volunteers in Citrus County. For more information, call Gerry Brummer, chairman, Citrus County CERT Action Committee, at 352382-4446 or visit www.citrus countycert.org. Newcomers Club to meet April 19 Citrus Newcomers Clubs next luncheon will be April 19 at The Plantation on Crystal River. The guest speaker will be a special TV personality from Bay News 9. Reservations must be made before April 12. For more information or to make luncheon reservations, call Carolyn Moss at 352-7466445 or Sharon Gatz at 352-270-3908. From staff reports

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Alan Shawn Feinstein will add money to donations given to the Beverly Hills Community Churchs Food Pantry.Donations must be received through April 30,and can include cash, checks and/or food items.The more donations made to the food pantry, themore Feinstein money will be added to the donation.The next food distribution is from 11 a.m. to noon and 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. To qualify for assistance, you must be aBeverly Hills resident with ID.The church office needs to be notified at least a week ahead of time, if requiring food, to ensure its availability.Call the church office at 352-746-3620, or stop byto make a reservation before April 19.There is an initial registration for each recipient. The Salvation Armys Food Pantry is open to Citrus County and southern Levy County residents from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) at 3975 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., 3/4 mile west of Lecanto Highway (County Road 491). Applicants are interviewed for food after a photo ID and secondary ID are provided for all adults in the household and an ID for all children in the household. For information, call 352-621-5532. 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 prebagged food. Free bread is available from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. This is for Homosassa people in need only. Floral City United Methodist Church hosts a free breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays in Hilton Hall, 8478 E. Marvin St., across from the elementary school. All are welcome. For information, call 352-344-1771. Daystar Life Centers Food Pantry is open to Citrus County residents from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) at 6751 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River (across from the Publix shopping center).Applicants will be given an interview for food after a photo ID and Social Security cards for all family members are provided. Call 352-795-8668. Hernando Seventh-day Adventist Church at 1880 N. Trucks Ave., Hernando, provides food distribution for needy families through its food pantry, open from 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly. Please have proper photo ID available at the first request for food. For information, call 352-212-5159. Nature Coast Ministries food pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The office is at 999 State Road 44 in Crystal River (next to RaceTrac in the old Skidmore building). Call 352563-1860. SOS Ministry food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486), opposite the entrance to Citrus Hills. Call 352-527-0052 or 352746-7161. If new to the program, bring drivers license and Social Security cards for all family members for initial registration. Food is distributed according to family size. St. Annes Anglican Church food pantry opens from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. daily in the administration building. 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 at352-344-2242 or cublisa@embarqmail.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 details, 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 352-726-2522. 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. 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 352-5272381 or the church at 352-7462144. Have proper photo ID 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 gratefully 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 352527-4537 with any questions or emergency food requests. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE L OCAL HI LO PR 81 54 0.00 HI LO PR 87 53 0.00 HI LO PR 83 50 0.00 HI LO PR 84 52 0.00 HI LO PR 85 51 0.00 HI LO PR 82 48 0.00 YESTERDAYS WEATHER Mostly sunny THREE DAY OUTLOOK Some clouds, stray afternoon shower inland Mostly sunny High: 82 Low: 52 High: 82 Low: 53 High: 80 Low: 49 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Sunday 84/48 Record 97/37 Normal 82/53 Mean temp. 66 Departure from mean -1 PRECIPITATION* Sunday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.06 in. Total for the year 3.92 in. Normal for the year 11.01 in.*As of 6 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 10 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Sunday at 3 p.m. 30.13 in. DEW POINT Sunday at 3 p.m. 45 HUMIDITY Sunday at 3 p.m. 28% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were absent and trees were moderate. ** 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 ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:53 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:09 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY .........................11:29 P.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................9:15 A.M. APRIL 13APRIL 21APRIL 29MAY 5 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS One-day-per-week irrigation schedule as follows for addresses ending in: 0 or 1 Monday, 2 or 3 Tuesday, 4 or 5 Wednesday, 6 or 7 Thursday, 8 or 9 & subdivision common areas Friday. Before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. Hand watering of non-grass areas can take place any day before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU INSTALL NEW PLANT MATERIAL. Citrus County Water Resources can explain additional watering allowances for qualified plantings. Questions, concerns or reporting violations, please call Citrus County at 352-527-7669, or email waterconservation@bocc.citrus.fl.us. 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/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: HIGH. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 80 60 pc Ft. Lauderdale 79 68 pc Fort Myers 84 62 pc Gainesville 83 56 pc Homestead 80 64 pc Jacksonville 82 62 pc Key West 81 70 s Lakeland 84 57 pc Melbourne 79 61 pc City H L Fcast Miami 79 68 pc Ocala 84 58 pc Orlando 84 63 pc Pensacola 79 60 pc Sarasota 79 60 pc Tallahassee 82 57 pc Tampa 82 64 pc Vero Beach 78 62 pc W. Palm Bch. 78 66 pc FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouth winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy today. Gulf water temperature74 LAKE LEVELS Location Sat. Sun. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a n/a 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a n/a 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a n/a 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a n/a 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 59 34 sh 56 33 Albuquerque 75 48 ts 79 50 Asheville 73 39 s 68 42 Atlanta 73 53 s 75 49 Atlantic City 70 39 pc 64 45 Austin 83 58 pc 83 60 Baltimore 74 38 pc 67 46 Billings 55 29 pc 55 34 Birmingham 78 50 s 77 50 Boise 75 45 s 76 48 Boston 50 42 c 60 43 Buffalo 56 33 sh 51 35 Burlington, VT 53 38 rs 47 38 Charleston, SC 79 48 s 75 55 Charleston, WV 69 40 sh 68 40 Charlotte 77 38 s 75 47 Chicago 66 45 pc 59 36 Cincinnati 66 49 pc 68 37 Cleveland 60 40 sh 53 35 Columbia, SC 82 50 s 78 50 Columbus, OH 64 47 .01 sh 60 37 Concord, N.H. 48 38 sh 55 34 Dallas 72 63 2.23 pc 84 63 Denver 71 35 pc 70 44 Des Moines 70 37 s 60 32 Detroit 63 47 sh 55 36 El Paso 83 53 ts 87 62 Evansville, IN 69 54 s 69 37 Harrisburg 69 38 pc 64 40 Hartford 61 41 c 62 38 Houston 84 62 pc 83 62 Indianapolis 65 49 pc 64 37 Jackson 79 51 pc 81 53 Las Vegas 81 49 s 87 64 Little Rock 66 58 pc 79 52 Los Angeles 70 50 s 68 51 Louisville 68 54 s 71 40 Memphis 71 57 pc 78 52 Milwaukee 62 45 pc 56 33 Minneapolis 61 37 pc 48 29 Mobile 80 52 pc 82 59 Montgomery 79 48 pc 80 54 Nashville 71 50 s 73 44 New Orleans 81 60 pc 80 62 New York City 67 44 c 65 45 Norfolk 73 46 pc 70 51 Oklahoma City 63 55 ts 75 55 Omaha 73 36 s 63 35 Palm Springs 90 57 s 90 60 Philadelphia 70 39 pc 65 45 Phoenix 91 59 s 95 64 Pittsburgh 60 35 sh 59 36 Portland, ME 49 35 sh 55 36 Portland, Ore 68 50 pc 65 48 Providence, R.I. 56 41 c 61 41 Raleigh 76 38 s 72 46 Rapid City 59 29 s 58 30 Reno 74 30 s 71 41 Rochester, NY 64 33 sh 53 34 Sacramento 73 41 pc 73 48 St. Louis 69 45 s 69 39 St. Ste. Marie 47 36 .09 c 46 32 Salt Lake City 71 35 s 74 51 San Antonio 83 62 pc 82 61 San Diego 71 54 s 69 54 San Francisco 63 43 pc 65 49 Savannah 72 47 pc 78 54 Seattle 70 45 pc 63 47 Spokane 58 31 pc 67 40 Syracuse 59 32 sh 54 34 Topeka 69 36 pc 70 40 Washington 74 48 pc 68 47YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 92 Tucson, Ariz. LOW 11 Bryce Canyon, Utah MONDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 89/74/s Amsterdam 50/47/sh Athens 67/47/r Beijing 75/43/sh Berlin 49/39/sh Bermuda 70/63/c Cairo 86/61/s Calgary 46/29/pc Havana 89/62/pc Hong Kong 75/72/r Jerusalem 74/49/s Lisbon 72/53/pc London 52/40/sh Madrid 71/49/s Mexico City 72/52/ts Montreal 49/39/sh Moscow 54/35/r Paris 53/49/sh Rio 87/72/sh Rome 59/45/s Sydney 76/52/pc Tokyo 70/54/s Toronto 55/33/sh Warsaw 45/32/s 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* 8:45 a/4:07 a 7:56 p/4:02 p 9:37 a/4:55 a 8:38 p/4:42 p Crystal River** 7:06 a/1:29 a 6:17 p/1:24 p 7:58 a/2:17 a 6:59 p/2:04 p Withlacoochee* 4:53 a/11:12 a 4:04 p/ 5:45 a/12:05 a 4:46 p/11:52 a Homosassa*** 7:55 a/3:06 a 7:06 p/3:01 p 8:47 a/3:54 a 7:48 p/3:41 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) 4/9 MONDAY 8:39 2:23 9:09 2:54 4/10 TUESDAY 9:47 3:31 10:17 4:02 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. MONDAY HI LO PR NA NA NA Today's active pollen: Oak, bayberry, pellitory Todays count: 8.7/12 Tuesdays count: 9.5 Wednesdays count: 9.6 Food PROGRAMS QUESTION: Should potential employers have the right to ask to see applicants' personal Facebook pages? 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Associated PressWASHINGTON Its been so warm in the United States this year, especially in March, that national records werent just broken, they were deep-fried. Temperatures in the lower 48 states were 8.6 degrees above normal for March and 6 degrees higher than average for the first three months of the year, according to calculations by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That far exceeds the old records. The magnitude of how unusual the year has been in the U.S. has alarmed some meteorologists who have warned about global warming. One climate scientist said its the weather equivalent of a baseball player on steroids, with old records obliterated. Everybody has this uneasy feeling. This is weird. This is not good, said Jerry Meehl, a climate scientist who specializes in extreme weather at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo. Its a guilty pleasure. Youre out enjoying this nice March weather, but you know its not a good thing. Its not just March. Its been ongoing for several months, said Jake Crouch, a climate scientist at NOAAs National Climatic Data Center in Ashville, N.C. Meteorologists say an unusual confluence of several weather patterns, including La Nina, was the direct cause of the warm start to 2012. While individual events cant be blamed on global warming, Couch said this is like the extremes that are supposed to get more frequent because of manmade climate change from the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and oil. Its important to note this unusual winter heat is mostly a North America phenomenon. Much of the rest of the Northern Hemisphere has been cold, said NOAA meteorologist Martin Hoerling. The first quarter of 2012 broke the January-March record by 1.4 degrees. Usually records are broken by just oneor twotenths of a degree. U.S. temperature records date to 1895. The atypical heat goes back even further. The U.S. winter of 2010-11 was slightly cooler than normal and one of the snowiest in recent years. 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 ID. For more information and dates for food distributions, call 352-6280445. 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. 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. We are an equal opportunity provider. The pantry is no longer open on Wednesday evenings or Fridays. For information, 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 opens from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at 19924 W. Blue Cove Drive, Dunnellon. 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. Bagged groceries are given from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursdays. Come enjoy a home-cooked meal. 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 352-465-6613 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. Inverness Church of God is at 416 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Call 352-726-4524. Peter Clark, 77 INVERNESS Peter James Clark, 77, of Hardwick/Walden, Vermont, and Inverness, Florida, passed away on April 5, 2012, while living at The Vermont Respite House in Williston, Vermont. Peter was born September 15, 1934, in Burlington, Vermont, to Robert Clark and Winnona (Aunchman) Clark. He attended schools in Burlington, Ferrisburgh and Vergennes while working several area farms and the Rutland Railroad to help support his mom and younger siblings. While still a teenager, he was hired by the First National grocery chain store, who soon recognized his diligent work ethic and promoted him to manager in Enosburg Falls and then to the same position in Hardwick. First National moved out of state in the mid s and Pete and his wife, Marlene, took over the store, which became Petes Family Market. For years, Pete, his family and a devoted team of employees helped the store thrive. Pete believed in a dedicated service to his customers and in supporting community charities and youth group activities. He had a creative marketing mind and loved a good advertising gimmick. Gracing many a T-shirt, hat and sticker was his most popular logo and phrase: Petes Family Market You Cant Beat Petes Meat. Pete was also a handyman supreme and when the store sold, he used his skills in carpentry, electrical and plumbing to good employ. Living at his home on Lyford Pond and starting a second family with wife Carol, he built a reputation on assisting locals with their construction needs. Presented with a difficult task, Petes woodworking cleverness realized the solution. Pete was a major player in the design and completion of Hardwicks Knights of Columbus Hall. Pete knew how to orchestrate a proper gathering and hosted many a Family Reunion on Lyford Pond, store appreciation parties for his help and neighborhood gettogethers for his friends at his home in Inverness, Florida. Unbelievably still spirited, Pete organized a lobster feed for his family only last week at the Respite House. His favorite pastimes included hunting, fishing and painting landscapes. He enjoyed his membership in Hardwicks Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis Club and times spent with his good Inverness, Florida, buddies at the VFW Mens Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Eagles and IR-RU Family Social Club. He is survived by son Michael and wife, Alicia, of Walden; daughter Lynn and husband, Jim Millard, of South Hero; daughter Julie and husband, Gene Gravel, of Graniteville; and son Peter of Somerville, Massachusetts; grandchildren, Michael and wife, Kathy, Heather, Nicholas and wife, Meg, Caleb, Jacob, Ryley and Nathan; and greatgrandchildren Emma, Maia, Ryan and Gavin; also, his very supportive and loving siblings; brothers, Jack and wife, Maxine, of Tampa, Florida, Larry and wife, Judy, of Burlington and sisters Janice and husband, Ray, Tucker of Granville, NY, Nancy and husband, John Brigan, of Vergennes and Linda and husband, Dave Stancil, of Colchester. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by daughter, Sheri, and son, Patrick; and also by siblings Mary and Robert. He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews. We wish to thank the Vermont Respite House for their very professional, respectful, thoughtful and cheerful care and to Nurse Heather for her everhumorous approach that kept Pete laughing and smiling. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to The Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Road, Williston, VT 05495-2102. Respecting Petes wishes, there will be no funeral service, but family will host a memorial reception in Petes honor on Wednesday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Hardwick. Arrangements are in care of Holcomb-Des Groseilliers Funeral Home in Hardwick, 802-472-5541. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.George Dick Gray, 85HERNANDO George Dick Gray, 85, of Hernando, died on Friday, April 6, 2012, at his home. He was born on March 31, 1927, in Easton, PA, the son of Harold and Mary Gray. Mr. Gray served in the Army during WWII. He moved to Hernando in 1993 from Pickerington, OH. Mr. Gray was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Gray of Hernando, FL; four children, Carol A. Friedhoff and husband, Richard, of Dublin, OH, George R. Gray Jr. and wife, Marlene, of Denver, CO, Beverly Murphy and husband, Kevin, of Thornville, OH, Deborah Slinger and husband, Ron, of Easton, PA; and seven grandchildren, George, Brian, Jonathan, Megan, Matthew, Michael and Anthony. A funeral service for Mr. Gray will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the Heinz Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 1:30 until the hour of services. Father James Johnson will preside. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness, FL. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Cory Keller, 20BRONSON Cory James Keller, 20, Bronson, FL, died April 5, 2012, in Crystal River. Cory was born in Inverness on Sept. 1, 1991, to Jerrit and Tange (York) Keller. He was a graduate of Bronson High School, Class of 2009. He enjoyed computer gaming and was an avid hunter and fisherman and worked in the welding industry on several large projects. In addition to his parents who live in Bronson, he is survived by his brother, Jerrit Wayne J.W. Keller, his wife, Nikki, and their daughter, Jenny, of Ft. Gordon, GA; maternal grandmother, Carol York of Crystal River; paternal grandparents, Wayne and Marlene Carmichael of Crystal River; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Corys life will be celebrated at his mothers Bronson residence on Friday, April 13th, at 1 p.m. Family and friends are invited. The Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory of Inverness is assisting the family. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. 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Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34448 ( 352 ) 628-3443 Ledgerdentistry.com 000ABQW To Place Your In Memory ad, Call Mike Snyder at 563-3273msnyder@chronicleonline.comor Saralynne Schlumberger at 564-2917sschlumberger@chronicleonline.com Closing time for placing ad is 4 days prior to run date. 000AW3J BROWN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY 5430 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto, Florida 34451 ( 352 ) 795-0111 Richard T. Brown FUNERAL DIRECTOR Burial Cremation Pre-Planning 1901 SE H WY 19 C RYSTAL R IVER 352-795-2678 Your Trusted Family-Owned Funeral Home for 50 Years trickland S Funeral Home and Crematory www.stricklandfuneralhome.com 000AAVW Funeral Directors C. Lyman Strickland & Tom L. Pace For Information and costs, call 726-8323 Burial Shipping Cremation Funeral Home With Crematory 0009YE4 Member of International Order of the POOLS/PAVERS Lic. & Insured CPC1456565 352-400-3188 YOUR INTERLOCKING BRICK PAVER SPECIALIST Build your new pool now and be ready for next summer! Refinish your pool during the cooler months. 000B26F Copes Pool & Pavers COPES POOL AND PAVER LLC Inverness Homosass a Beverly Hills (352) 726-2271 1-888-746-6737 000AZ9E www.HooperFuneralHome.com Peter Clark OBITUARIES The Citrus County Chronicles policy permits both free and paid obituaries. Email obits@ chronicleonline. com or phone 352563-5660 for details and pricing options. Obituaries must be verified with the funeral home or society in charge of arrangements. A flag will be included for free for those who served in the U.S. military. Non-local funeral homes and those without accounts are required to pay in advance by credit card, and the cost is $10 per column inch. Additional days of publication or reprints due to errors in submitted material are charged at the same rates. Small photos of the deceaseds face can be included for an additional charge. DEADLINES Deadline is 3 p.m. for obituaries to appear in the next days edition. 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LifeSouth bloodmobile schedule for April. 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 2 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org for details. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 9, Cypress Creek Academy, 2855 W. Woodland Ridge Drive, Lecanto. 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, Love Chevrolet, 2209 State Road 44 W., Inverness. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, Arbor Trail Rehab & Skilled Nursing, 611 Turner Camp Road, Inverness. 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 11, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 12, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, Citrus County Solid Waste, 230 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Lecanto. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, Lecanto High School, 3810 W. Educational Path, Lecanto. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Village Cadillac-Toyota, 2431 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 15, First Christian Church, 2018 A Colonad St., Inverness. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 16, Withlacoochee Technical Institute, 1201 W. Main St., Inverness. 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, WalMart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 17, Walden Woods Community, 7086 W. Eatonshire Path, Homosassa. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, Citrus County Chronicle 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 19, Citrus Kia, 1850 S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, Citrus High School, 600 W. Highlands Blvd., Inverness. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, Inverness Elks Lodge 2522, 3580 E. Lemmon Drive, Hernando. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, April 23, College of Central Florida, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, Citrus County Detention Facility, 2604 W. Woodland Ridge Drive, Lecanto. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 26, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, Crystal River High School, 1205 N.E. Eighth St., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, Bealls, 346 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 29, First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 30, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 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Miller said he realizes everything has to do with money, especially the lack of it, but pointed out since the local marine industry from boat sales to fishing licenses and fuel taxes generates huge tax revenues for the county, the county should consider investing in ramp improvement. He suggested charging ramp fees to non-residents. It seems like the marine industry is put off to the side, especially when it comes to the ramps on the east side of the county, he said. Dave Cutler, another longtime Inverness boater, said low water is just a fact. It comes and goes and you live with it. At least were not having to pay $5 to park like in Hernando County or over in Lake Panasoffkee where its $3 to $5. For a person who fishes every day, that could be a problem, he said. Brock said it all comes back to the Withlacoochee River and the waterways that feed it. We need rain, lots of it, to bring the lake levels back, and then the ramps wont be an issue. This is nothing new, he said. Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at nkennedy@chronicle online.com or 352-564-2927. could; theyre on my (case) and I dont know what Im going to do. And now isnt this marvelous? On top of everything they did for my boy coming home, and now theyre doing all this for me. Thompson said part of the mission statement of Rolling Thunder is to help veterans from all wars. His family has sacrificed their time, and this is a way for us to show our appreciation, Thompson said. Jerrys such a humble guy, and his son told us that the homeowners association was really hassling his dad. As a chapter we put it to a vote and it was unanimous to do this for him. Historically, this is what Americas all about people helping people, he said. Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at nkennedy@chronicle online.com or 352-564-2927. 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Wallace, whose career spanned 60 years, said then he had long vowed to retire when my toes turn up and theyre just beginning to curl a trifle. ... Its become apparent to me that my eyes and ears, among other appurtenances, arent quite what they used to be. Among his later contributions, after bowing out as a regular, was a 2007 profile of GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, and an interview with Kevorkian, the assisted suicide doctor released from prison in 2007 who died last year. In December 2007, Wallace landed the first interview with Clemens after the star pitcher was implicated in the Mitchell report on performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. The interview, in which Clemens maintained his innocence, was broadcast in early 2008. His beginning Wallaces extraordinary contribution as a broadcaster is immeasurable and he has been a force within the television industry throughout its existence, Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president and CEO, said in a statement Sunday. Wallace was the first man hired when late CBS news producer Don Hewitt put together the staff of Minutes at its inception in 1968. The show wasnt a hit at first, but it worked its way up to the top 10 in the 1977-78 season and remained there, season after season, with Wallace as one of its mainstays. Among other things, it proved there could be big profits in TV journalism. The top 10 streak was broken in 2001, in part due to the onset of huge-drawing rated reality shows. But Minutes remained in the top 25 in recent years, ranking 15th in viewers in the 2010-11 season. The show pioneered the use of ambush interviews, with reporter and camera crew corralling alleged wrongdoers in parking lots, hallways, wherever a comment or at least a stricken expression might be harvested from someone dodging the reporters phone calls. His style Such tactics were phased out over time Wallace said they provided drama but not much good information. And his style never was all about surprise, anyway. Wallace was a master of the skeptical follow-up question, coaxing his prey with a forgive me, but ... or a simple, come on. He was known as one who did his homework, spending hours preparing for interviews, and alongside the exposes, Minutes featured insightful talks with celebrities and world leaders. He was equally tough on public and private behavior. In 1973, with the Watergate scandal growing, he sat with top Nixon aide John Ehrlichman and read a long list of alleged crimes, from money laundering to obstructing justice. All of this, Wallace noted, by the law and order administration of Richard Nixon. The surly Ehrlichman could only respond: Is there a question in there somewhere? In the early 1990s, Wallace reduced Barbra Streisand to tears as he scolded her for being totally self-absorbed when she was young and mocked her decades of psychoanalysis. What is it she is trying to find out that takes 20 years? Wallace said he wondered. Im a slow learner, Streisand told him. His late colleague Harry Reasoner once said, There is one thing that Mike can do better than anybody else: With an angelic smile, he can ask a question that would get anyone else smashed in the face. Wallace said he didnt think he had an unfair advantage over his interview subjects: The person Im interviewing has not been subpoenaed. Hes in charge of himself, and he lives with his subject matter every day. All Im armed with is research. His character Wallace himself became a dramatic character in several projects, from the stage version of Frost/Nixon, when he was played by Stephen Rowe, to the 1999 film The Insider, based in part on a 1995 Minutes story about tobacco industry whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand, who accused Brown & Williamson of intentionally adding nicotine to cigarettes. Christopher Plummer starred as Wallace and Russell Crowe as Wigand. Wallace was unhappy with the film, in which he was portrayed as caving to pressure to kill a story about Wigand. Operating on a tip, The New York Times reported that Minutes planned to excise Wigands interview from its tobacco expose. CBS said Wigand had signed a nondisclosure agreement with his former company, and the network feared by airing what he had to say, Minutes could be sued along with him. The day the Times story appeared, Wallace downplayed the gutted story as a momentary setback. He soon sharpened his tone. Leading into the revised report when it aired, he made no bones that we cannot broadcast what critical information about tobacco, addiction and public health (Wigand) might be able to offer. Then, in a personal note, he told viewers he and his Minutes colleagues were dismayed that the management at CBS had seen fit to give in to perceived threats of legal action. The full report eventually was broadcast. His creditsWallace maintained a hectic pace after CBS waived its long-standing rule requiring broadcasters to retire at 65. In early 1999, at age 80, he added another line to his resume by appearing on the networks spinoff, Minutes II. (A similar concession was granted Wallaces longtime colleague, Don Hewitt, who in 2004, at age 81, relinquished his reins as executive producer; he died in 2009.) Wallace amassed 21 Emmy awards during his career, as well as five DuPont-Columbia journalism and five Peabody awards. In all, his television career spanned six decades, much of it spent at CBS. In 1949, he appeared as Myron Wallace in a show called Majority Rules. In the early 1950s, he was an announcer and game show host for programs such as Whats in a Word? He also found time to act in a 1954 Broadway play, Reclining Figure, directed by Abe Burrows. In the mid-1950s came his smoke-wreathed Night Beat, a series of one-on-one interviews with everyone from an elderly Frank Lloyd Wright to a young Henry Kissinger that began on local TV in New York and then appeared on the ABC network. It was the show that first brought Wallace fame as a hard-boiled interviewer, a Mike Malice who rarely gave his subjects any slack. Wrote Coronet magazine in 1957: Wallaces interrogation had the intensity of a third degree, often the candor of a psychoanalytic session. Nothing like it had ever been known on TV. ... To Wallace, no guest is sacred, and he frankly dotes on controversy. Sample Night Beat exchange, with colorful restaurateur Toots Shor. Wallace: Toots, why do people call you a slob? Shor: Me? Jiminy crickets, they musta been talking about Jackie Gleason. In those days, Wallace said, interviews by and large were virtual minuets. ... Nobody dogged, nobody pushed. He said that was why Night Beat got attention that hadnt been given to interview broadcasts before. It was also around then that Wallace did a bit as a TV newsman in the 1957 Hollywood drama A Face in the Crowd, which starred Andy Griffith as a small-town Southerner who becomes a political phenomenon through his folksy television appearances. Two years later, Wallace helped create The Hate That Hate Produced, a highly charged program about the Nation of Islam that helped make a national celebrity out of Malcolm X and was later criticized as biased and inflammatory. After holding a variety of other news and entertainment jobs, including serving as advertising pitchman for a cigarette brand, Wallace became a full-time newsman for CBS in 1963. His family He said it was the death of his 19-year-old son, Peter, in an accident in 1962 that made him decide to stick to serious journalism from then on. Wallace was born Myron Wallace on May 9, 1918, in Brookline, Mass. 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Actor Errol Flynn, left, and television host Mike Wallace are shown Feb. 12, 1957, before NBCs The Big Surprise TV quiz show in New York. The quiz show was hosted by Mike Wallace. Co-editor Mike Wallace, left, interviews composer Leonard Bernstein on Feb. 2, 1980, during taping of a part of CBSTVs Minutes, in New York, in a program set to air four days before a revival of the composers West Side Story opened on Broadway.

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Meadowcrest compromise After reading Nancy Nehrings recent letter in the April 4 Citrus CountyChronicle, I was motivated to add my two cents regarding the future ofMeadowcrest Boulevard. What gets me is, how come the county thinks that it can direct trafficthrough a privately owned, residential street to get to its offices? Itsnot like this is a public thoroughfare! I feel Nancy has a very valid point regarding the directions to and aroundon (State Road) 44. As a Meadowcrest resident who has been vocally against theturnover of Meadowcrest Boulevard to the county, I would offer the followingsuggestions. 1. I would support the turnover of that portion of Meadowcrest Boulevard fromS.R. 44 to Meeting Tree Boulevard. This would make that portion of the road apublic road and would allow access to all commercial and business interestsin Meadowcrest with the exception of the Chronicle This would support thecountys efforts to get state funding for the proposed traffic light on S.R. 44. 2. The remainder of Meadowcrest Boulevard be retained as a privately owned roadthat should be primarily used by residents of Meadowcrest as an access totheir homes. As Nancy suggests, both ends of this road should be clearlymarked with No thru traffic signs, and people wishing to get to thecounty offices should be directed around to S.R. 44 when coming west on County Road 486. I moved into Meadowcrest four years ago based on a desire to live in a quiet,deedrestricted community. I can see the growth and development going on inthis area, and can foresee the possibility of Meadowcrest Boulevard morphing intoa four lane bypass with lots of traffic in the future if we dont takesteps now to ensure that this doesnt happen.Howard Geer Crystal River Over-reaching powersThe USFWS plans on totally controlling Kings Bay and Three Sisters Springs. They will control every aspect of tourism, access and decisions regarding this area. Ultimately, they will venture inland to designate hundreds of acres as buffer zones and target private land that will be heavily restricted. This all ties into the United Nations Agenda 21. Both major political parties support this socialist globalist agenda. The Wildlands Map, exposed by Dr. Michael Coffman, and presented to the U.S. Senate, lock up as much as 50 percent of wilderness land. The GAP map commissioned by President Clinton, identifies the land not in government control through ecosystem regions, specifically, private property. These regions are then targeted for takeover. The GAP and Wildlands Maps follow closely the same boundaries. The Endangered Species Act is being used as a tool to destroy the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. This well-intended act has evolved into a weapon of mass private property rights destruction. It is mostly misused to regulate, intimidate, harass and punish landowners for having so-called endangered species on their land by taking private property for wildlife habitat. They overcome regulations and private ownership by stopping all economic uses through abusive governmental regulations which impermissibly violates private property rights protected by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. Their approach links local action to international goals and targets put forth by the U.N. Agenda 21, violating Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution which should be considered treasonous. Governmental agencies do not have the right to blindfold the citizens it robs. Scientific deception on the part of the USFWS has gone on long enough. Under current law, they are the investigator, author, decisionmaker, enforcer and appeals court for all endangered species. That is similar to hiring one person to serve as the deputy sheriff, sheriff, prosecutor, defense lawyer, jury, judge and appeals court. The potential for arbitrary enforcement, to say nothing of abuse and corruption, is virtually unlimited. Under the U.N. Agenda 21, theres no recognition of the unalienable right to ones property. Our defense relies on fighting this takeover! Edna Mattos Hernando Reading minds Donald Holcomb ( Chronicle March 23, 2012) seems to be claiming to be a mind reader as he erroneously infers what is in the minds of academics and liberals. It always amazes me that some people believe that they not only can attribute intention to others but also know the mind of God. Liberals do not necessarily reject traditional moral values; many liberals are avowed Christians, after all. Most, if not all academics and liberals would agree that there are definite ethical rights and wrongs and would not tolerate any kind of behavior. One could argue that many of the worlds belief systems contain valuable ethical guides for a civilized society, including Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, paganism and atheism. In the United States, our Constitution promotes and defends the freedom to express or not express religious beliefs. Whose moral values require that we force our personal beliefs on others? Jesus said, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Does that translate into attacking those who do not conform to your personal beliefs? To say that liberals and progressives reject the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is patently ridiculous. Progressives and liberals are constantly upholding the tenets of our founding documents, fighting for equal civil rights for all citizens, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or gender expression or religion, something that Donald clearly does not advocate. History demonstrates that the Founding Fathers set up a secular government, not a theocracy. Donald, the kind of behavior that liberals will not tolerate is any attempt to subvert this free society.Jo Darling Lecanto About money, not childrenThe battle being waged by the sheriff (Jeff Dawsy) with Sen. (Charlie) Dean over the funding for Child Protective Service in Citrus County seems to have missed the point. Its absurd to think Sen. Dean cares less for children than Sheriff Dawsy. By the intense argument given by the sheriff with Sen. Dean, it became obvious the sheriffs real opposition to Sen. Deans decision was the reduction of his budget. He wants to, as expected, protect his empire. The Chronicle had it right, Tuesday (March) 13, 2012, Opinion page, Power play, Dean won battle but Citrus lost. What Citrus lost was the money the sheriffs budget lost. It was never about children. Marvin Weibley Lecanto Thanks from Lady Elks Thanks to all from the Ladies of the West Citrus Elks! Thank you to the Citrus County community for supporting all of our fundraising events. Thanks to the Citrus County Chronicle for all of the invaluable publicity. Thanks to the members of the Elks for all of their help and support throughout this year. And, last but not least, thanks to all of the Ladies of the West Citrus Elks who work so tirelessly to raise money for charity. Through your hard work and dedication we were able to lend assistance to those in need. Thanks again for a successful year! Mary Waterfield Ladies of the West Citrus Elks Homosassa Scope It Out 5K thank you On behalf of the Debby Hudson Colon Cancer Foundation, we want to thank everyone who helped make the fifth annual run/walk a huge success. Our sponsors included The Citrus County Chronicle Citrus Memorial Health Systems, Citrus Endoscopy Center, Clear Channel Outdoor and The Cancer and Blood Disease Center. We want to thank CREST School and staff who again allowed us the use of their facilities and assisted with registration, shirt distribution, food set up and anything else needed! Thank you also to Lecanto High School for the use of their facilities, and to School Superintendent Sam Himmel for her continued support of this event. Inverness Publix supplied all the water for the race. Citrus County Jazzercise warmed up the crowd and Quest 4Health stretched the participants. Citrus Memorial had healthy snacks as well as important health information. Thank you to all the school representatives who helped spread the word about the run/walk. A special thank you to the elementary school running clubs who participated, and the WTI Law Enforcement class who ran as a group. We live in a wonderful community. This event, in the five years it has been held, has averaged 300 participants. More than $55,000 has been donated to raise colon cancer awareness, encourage early screening, and fund research to find a cure for colon cancer. Most important, many people have shared their stories of being screened. Thank you to all who turned out to honor Debby Hudson. She died too young from a disease that is 90 percent curable if detected early. If you are at least 50 years old, please get screened for colon cancer. Do it for someone you love.Cindy Staten president of the Debby Hudson Colon Cancer Foundation TEENSTOCK delivers The third annual TEENSTOCK 2012 Kids Helping Kids benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters was a great success from the standpoint of talent that took the stage on Saturday, March 24. Virtual Volume the band that started it all three years ago Zero Gravity, Grounded 4 Life, Tri Phi, Alexandria Hand, Sophie Robitaille and Haley Schroeder all possess talent beyond their young ages. It was evident these kids worked hard to prepare for this show and it was a true pleasure to be in the audience watching and listening. The kids were involved in TEENSTOCK right from the start. They attended meetings, helped with fundraising and volunteered beyond performing on the day of the event. Each one had an assigned task and they took their assignment very seriously to make the day a success. The weather looked ominous, but the line of showers advancing parted to spare us for a great afternoon of music and fun. The highlight of the day was when a concert attendee gave Zero Gravity a tip at the end of their set. A very excited Alexandria Hand and her fellow band members came up to me to show me the $100 bill they had received. Without hesitation, Alex announced Zero Gravity wanted to donate the money to Big Brothers Big Sisters. The generosity of a single fan and an entire band of kids deeply touched Big Brother Tom, and Big Sister Sheri Chancey, there with their Little Brother Ricky and Little Sister Star. The Nature Coast Friends of Blues as host of the event sends a big thank you to the small businesses that supported the Kids Helping Kids effort to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. They include Conners Gifts, Van Allen Insurance Agency, Christine Schroeder, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Neon Leons Zydeco Steakhouse, Sea Tow at Mac Raes, Rock Crusher Canyon RV Park, New Concepts International Hair Salon, The Garden Shed, KG Bridal and Gifts, Kevin Holdren, Sunshine Pewter, Crystal River Bear Factory and Chelles Scents. We also want to thank author Jerri Acree for her kind donation to Big Brother Big Sisters from proceeds of the sale of her book, Life Behind the Freezer Door from her Go for the Green series. Collectively, your generosity brought added success to our day. This day allowed the light to shine on the kids in our community who are doing the right thing. They have parents who support their desire to learn music. If you missed the event this year, TEENSTOCK Kids Helping Kids is an annual event that is well worth your support next year.Susan Mitchell Nature Coast Friends of Blues Inc. Checkout angels I want to thank the two young women who helped me in Inverness Wal-Mart on Monday afternoon about 3 p.m. While standing in the checkout line, I became faint and hurried to sit down on the front bench. They noticed I needed help and rushed to my side, holding me up to prevent me from falling. They called 911 on my behalf and continued to comfort me as they held me up while waiting for the ambulance to arrive. I am so appreciative of their help. Had it not been for those two angels, I might have collapsed onto the floor and injured myself. Thank God for them both, and may God bless them, whoever they are. 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O PINION Page A12 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 Helping clean up When I went for a walk with my dog onSaturday, I couldnt help but notice all the people in blue T-shirtscleaning and fixing up things around Crystal River. I inquired and learnedthey were from Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church. How lucky we are to havethem contribute their time to our town. Thanks. Charles Amos Crystal River A pledge to the peopleTo the great citizens of Inglis: First, I would like to thank each and every voter (who) took the time out of their busy lifestyle to cast your vote. I would especially like to thank the 234 (who) voted to dissolve the Inglis Police Department. Why you ask? Let me explain. The vote was extremely close, and that tells me that a lot of people are not happy with the way we do business. As your chief, I am pledging to you I will be reviewing all aspects of the Inglis Police Department and making changes that will benefit the citizens we are sworn to serve and protect. Furthermore, I would like to extend a personal invitation to every citizen to stop in at the police department and speak with me about any concerns you might have. As I have said on many occasions this is your police department, I just run it for you. I am not so nave as to believe I can please all the people all the time, but I will do my best to ensure every citizen will be treated fairly with respect and dignity, this is my promise to you. I look forward to an improved working relationship with all the business interest in the Town of Inglis and offer the same invitation to come speak with me, or advise me of any concerns during my visits to your businesses. Again, thank you to our supporters, and thank you to everyone for the wake-up call. Steve Dixon, chief Inglis Police Department Not too harsh Various news sources report some coaches, fans and other supporters of the New Orleans Saints football team were bemoaning the fact that the NFL, after an investigation suspended a coach and his assistant, fined the team $500,000, and took away two drafts picks. The feedback from some of them was that it was too tough. This was due to a NFL investigation that allegedly 29 players had been involved in a promoted policy where players could earn $1,500 for knockouts of an opposing team member, supposedly by injuring them in some way so they could no longer play the game. A pig farmer, and perhaps anyone else, could say hogwash for such comments. Injuries could not only terminate a players action, but could possibly make him lose his livelihood, and even his life. In the criminal justice system, it is my understanding anyone paying somebody to hurt anyone, or anyone who on purpose disabled someone else could be charged with aggravated battery and could spend years in jail. The study indicated this has been going on for at least three years and perhaps longer. Is it possible the time has come for the criminal justice system in New Orleans, and in other NFL cities, to begin to take an interest for any such actions and end any such alleged despicableactivity?William C. Young Crystal River M eet Nathan Fletcher, candidate for mayor of San Diego. He will lose, at least if the polls are right. But he has raised a minor stir through a video posted online a few days back. In it, he explains his decision to leave the Republican Party and identify henceforth as an independent. I dont believe we have to treat people we disagree with as an enemy, he said. I think we can just say sometimes we disagree. Ive fought in a war, adds Fletcher, a Marine who served in Iraq. I have seen the enemy. We dont have enemies in our political environment here. Fletchers decision has been scorned by observers from both parties as a desperate gamble by a guy trying to shake up a flagging campaign. Maybe it is. But that doesnt denigrate the essential truth of what he said, and in particular, that word he used: enemies. It is a telling term. After all, one might negotiate with an opponent. One only contends against an adversary. But one seeks to destroy an enemy. And it makes you wonder: Is that really the way we the people see ourselves? The evidence of recent years suggests it is. The socalled culture wars a battle of ideas and ideals concerning abortion, faith, gay rights, gun rights, Muslim rights, global warming, health care, immigration are fought with splenetic bile that would have been unthinkable not too very long ago. But that was before a congressman heckled a president, before guns were brought to presidential appearances, before a radio host called a college woman a slut, before someone set a fire at the construction site of a Tennessee mosque, before I want my country back became a rallying cry. It was before there grew this gnawing sense that we do not know each other anymore, that the extremes are pulling the center apart. Nor is Fletcher the only one to notice. Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Republican moderate, announced her retirement a little over a month ago, blaming the dysfunction and polarization of American politics. One is tempted, in the spirit of moral equivalence, to ascribe blame for this polarization to both parties, but that is simply untrue. For all their sins of ineptitude, infighting, cynicism and even occasional name calling, it is not the Democrats who have gone off the ideological deep end. The party has not championed same-sex marriage or gun confiscation, much as some of its constituents might want it to. It compromised on health care and the Bush-era tax cuts, much as some of its constituents wish it had not. No, it is the GOP that has abandoned the center and embraced ideological extremism as a virtue. It is telling to hear its candidates use moderate as an epithet and argue over who is the most conservative, as if the word contained some pixie dust of common sense and moral rectitude. It is sobering to realize Ronald Reagan, patron saint of modern conservatism, would be unelectable by the standards thereof: he raised taxes and was known to compromise with political opponents not enemies to get things done. That was then. His party has since engaged in a 30-year flight from the center that reaches its nadir at least, let us hope its the nadir in this era of tea party incoherence, faith-based policy, fear mongering and tax pledge tyranny. This era when compromise is lost art and dirty word and some Americans see other Americans as enemies an era in which there is something lonely and foregone about pleading with an angry nation that this is not how it is supposed to be. As one Republican once put it, We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. For the record, Nathan Fletcher did not say that. Abraham Lincoln did, 39 days before the beginning of the Civil War. Write to Leonard Pitts Jr. at 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132 or lpitts@miamiherald.com. A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right mans brow. Charles Brower, Advertising Age, Aug. 10, 1959 GOP, great enemy of reason 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 Mike Arnold .......................................... HR directorSandra Frederick ............................ managing editor Curt Ebitz ........................................ citizen member Mac Harris ...................................... citizen member Rebecca Martin ................................ guest member THREE SISTERS SPRINGS FWS, city keep open dialogue T he city of Crystal River and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) continue to demonstrate they can find compromise in the plans to develop Three SisterS Springs into an urban ecotourism destination. As usual, nothing is easy in Crystal River. City Manager Andy Houston reported this past week in his quarterly management meeting with FWS, it was agreed a kayak landing would be taken out of the revamped management plan. The property surrounding Three Sisters Springs was purchased in 2010 after millions of dollars were raised from public and private sources to preserve the 57-acre tract of land. While officially owned by the city, FWS will develop, manage and maintain the property. The general public has been delighted with the purchase, but adjacent homeowners are concerned Three Sisters will become too popular and the additional tourist traffic will disrupt their peaceful lifestyles. The kayak landing was unpopular with neighbors because on busy weekends the proposed location is already overcrowded with boat and kayak traffic. The second major objection concerns public access to the north side of the property at Gator Hole. Original plans call for a viewing area at Gator Hole, but that is right across the canal from the backyards of some homeowners who fear a loss of privacy. To us, it is pretty obvious the city and FWS have been doing a good job balancing the needs and rights of the general public with the desires of the adjacent property owners. The city and FWS have been trying to thread the needle and placate everyone. That might not be totally possible, but we appreciate the attempt at finding consensus. Everyone who buys property and builds a home on any waterway must remember they do not have complete control over what happens in their backyard. As Three Sisters is developed into this ecotourism destination, were confident City Manager Houston and FWS will continue to have dialogue and take input from the public. But we also urge all parties to remember the intent behind the purchase of Three Sisters: To preserve it from private development and to turn it into an ecotourism destination while providing protection to the springs where manatees congregate by the hundreds during the cold winter months. We also urge the FWS not to give up on the idea of using some of the vacant shopping centers on U.S. 19 for a welcome center and for public parking. If pursued with passion and resources, Three Sisters will help Citrus County celebrate its environmental uniqueness while building our tourismbased economy at the same time. Stay on track. THE ISSUE: Three Sisters Springs future.OUR OPINION: Keep dialogue open, but keep moving. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352563-5660. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters must be no longer than 350 words, and writers will be limited to three letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352563-3280 or email to letters@chronicleonline.com LETTERS to the Editor Raises undeservedThis is in response to the Sound Off, Raise deserved, about Brad Thorpe saying we have to raise taxes. Obviously, the person who wrote this Sound Off must have a huge pension. Unfortunately, most of us do not. Many of us are just barely getting by and with a bad economy, raising taxes at this time is ridiculous. As far as $10 an hour those county workers should be happy they even have a job. How about the thousands of people who are unemployed right now and cant even pay their bills? Theyre lucky to even have a job so they can pay their bills. So giving them a raise is ridiculous at this time. When the economy starts to improve, then, yes, we should give them a raise.Services more importantPlease maintain our services. Raise the millage if you have to. Over the past four years, my taxes have actually gone down over 16 percent. But at the same over the past four years, Ive lost my job. I finally was able to find some work for a much lower pay. I want our community to maintain our libraries, pool, parks, beaches, etc., so people will continue to come and invest in Citrus County. Dont destroy my and the rest of our future by shutting all these things down where people wont come and our economy will not revitalize. Keeping all these things up and raising taxes by a few points would definitely benefit everyone, even us with low-paying jobs looking to better ourselves.Phone taxes Have you read your phone bill lately? Read it. My phone bill is one-third taxes. Bummer.Tank filled, wallet emptyJust returned from the gas station $62 and change for 15.9 gallons of gas. Wow. Still no signs alongside the road telling me how expensive gas is. And, boy, I really miss my old friends. Dont see them on the dance floor anymore; dont see them for breakfast. Hopefully the price will start going down soon. 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. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. S OUND OFF CALL 563-0579 Leonard Pitts OTHER VOICES C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE

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Take notesLife is an enormous classroom and were all students studying for the final exam.Plainclothes officersIm a addressing the Dress the part Sound Off that was in the paper (March 28). Many sheriffs officers and policemen get their uniforms on at the police stations. They dont normally sometimes have them on from their home. This man could have been on duty and if he needed help, Im sure there would have been more than one police car at the scene. The other thing is if they take their cars home, I think thats a wonderful thing because if I was having a heart attack and I needed help, I would be glad that he had his car at home and I wouldnt care if he came to our home in his pajamas, as long as theyre there to help us when we need them.Profane RushRush Limbaugh didnt lose over 100 sponsors because he was so truthful. He lost them because he was profane, way out of line and misogynistic. Sometimes Bill Maher gets out of line, but never to the degree Rush did. Huckabee should bring some civility to the extreme right when he begins his radio show. Watch C-SPANI would like to see this in print. More people from 65 and younger need to watch C-SPAN. Its paid for by your cable bills. And that goes for you older ones who are so set in your ways. Listen to the legislators when they are on C-SPAN because then youre getting it from the horses mouth, not from the media that is so biased in all areas. So think about that. We need to wake up our young people. Watch C-SPAN.SUNs strip When you watch a ballgame on SUN, that little information strip at the upper left-hand corner is so small you cant read it. On ESPN and ESPN2 its down in the lower right and its wonderful. You can read it without straining your eyes. Why cant they do it on SUN?VA a great aideGerry Mulligan, this is for you to listen to: I am a patient and I am a veteran of World War II and I get hearing aids. In fact, the hearing aids Im wearing now (if I bought them) on the outside, would be $7,000. I get mine free. Your father also could get his free if hes a veteran of World War II, as you say in your column. They give great hearing aids at the VA. I know. Ive been getting them now for 20 years and each time I get them, because my hearing gets worse, my hearing aids get better with better condition, better programming and better everything. So you tell him to get to the VA and get some help. It wont cost you a dime.Our fools Today is Sunday, April 1, 2012. I love the Today in History column in the Chronicle and on this date in 1789, the U.S. House of Representatives held its first full meeting in New York. I knew it all along; Congress is a big April Fools joke. Have a great day.Turn lane inadequateI just went past Crystal Oaks heading north on (State Road) 44. Theyve expanded the turn lane there to twice the length of what most of them are, and yet the turn lane at (S.R.) 44 and (County Road) 491 is actually shorter than the turn lane, but then you turn around to go into Cowboy Junction. Its definitely half the size of the one at Turkey Oak. Did they think nobody lives in Beverly Hills anymore, that wed never need to make a turn there? Right now, Im coming up on it and the traffic is backed up and the turn lane is full and Im going to have to wait out in the road. Not a good situation. Make that turn lane longer.Leave Pitts alone A writer to your paper does not like your columnist, Leonard Pitts, and believes he should be silenced. Lets hope that (the writers) solutions do not prevail.Pet misses vet Boo-Boo wants to know where his vet his vet has gone, Dr. Tony Muchler. Someone must know.Manners count Congratulations to the Citrus County Art League for their production of Dr. Cooks Garden, a terrific play. Its wonderful to have theater here locally. However, we must not abuse that. One lady left her cell phone on during the performance and not only had one call come in, she answered it. And darned if she didnt have another call come in about 20 minutes. I wanted to wring her neck. Anyway, also, we had men showing up in Bermuda shorts. All of this is just wrong. We need to respect the theater and give it more respect than Bermuda shorts and bringing cell phones into live perform ances.Outlet mall possible I was at the mall yesterday and was amazed how empty it was. My suggestion to bring business back there is to make it an outlet mall. We do not have an outlet mall near here and I think it would be a big hit. Spruce up streetsBeverly Hills is getting bad. On my street, somebody has a big moving van which they park day and night. Theres also, on the other end of the street, a semi parked in the front yard. And then somebody else three doors down, it looks like theyre living in a carport. They have all their furniture out there. They eat out there. When it rains, theyre wearing coats. Beverly Hills is getting bad.Permit onlyIts pretty obvious issuing concealed weapons permits in Florida is out of control. I see nothing wrong with issuing a permit if the person has a legitimate reason for needing to carry a concealed weapon. No need to change the law; just dont renew any of the licenses and the permits out there until they can prove they absolutely need to carry a weapon.Need more infoIve been reading all the statistics about how many people in Florida have carry permits, have the legal right to carry weapons. Why are there no statistics as to whether the crime rate has dropped or not since these laws were enacted and how many people have actually legally used their weapons to defend themselves against crime? Seems a little one-sided to me.Litter detail Why doesnt Citrus County enforce the prisoners to clean up the roadsides? (State Road) 44 by the dump going toward Inverness and Crystal River is filthy with litter, papers and bottles and things people are taking to the dump, all over the road. Why dont they get a workforce from the county jail and let them go out weekly and clean that up? Its an eyesore for anybody coming into Crystal River or Inverness. It looks terrible. Other counties have many, many crews out cleaning the roadsides. I dont understand why Citrus County and our county commissioners dont do something about that instead of raising our taxes on the gasoline.Tipping not optionalFood servers choose their profession because this sort of work gives them a chance at a decent income. If restaurant owners paid a living wage, the owner would have to close their doors because who wants to pay $20 for a hamburger? So, you grumblers of tips, you have three choices: 1. Stay at home and eat. 2. Go out to eat and stiff your server. 3. Quit grumbling and do the right thing and leave a tip.Over-the-top tipping On this controversy on tipping: Wherever anybody came up with this 18 or 20 percent tip, its totally ridiculous. Ten percent on your money is good anywhere. Ill gladly put my money away and get 10 percent interest and I will tip 10 percent. If my check is less, I might tip more. But its ridiculous to think you have to pay somebody 15, 18 percent. What are these people thinking? O PINION C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, A PRIL 9, 2012 A13 000B3GW Not Our New lower Prices! Schedule your FREE A/C System Evaluation and discover how inexpensive a new Air Conditioner can be. Not ready for a new system? Maintain your old one with our Complete Energy Tune-Up. Call 795-2095 CACO1045 BayAreaCool.com Too Big? Win a New iPad go to BayAreaCool.com Contest Ends 5-31-2012 Visit Often For Exciting Giveaways! F O R S U B S C R I B E R S O N L Y F O R S U B S C R I B E R S O N L Y FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY ASK ABOUT EZ PAY! 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Easter colors Associated Press Dyed chicks are displayed for sale for Easter in the Bab Touma district in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday. Syria scuttles truce planBEIRUT A U.N.-brokered plan to stop the bloodshed in Syria effectively collapsed Sunday after President Bashar Assads government raised new, last-minute demands the countrys largest rebel group swiftly rejected. The truce plan, devised by U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, was supposed to go into effect Tuesday, with a withdrawal of Syrian forces from population centers, followed within 48 hours by a cease-fire by both sides in the uprising against four decades of repressive rule by the Assad family. But on Sunday, Syrias Foreign Ministry said ahead of any troop pullback, the government needs written guarantees from opposition fighters they will lay down their weapons. The commander of the rebel Free Syrian Army, Riad al-Asaad, said while his group is ready to abide by a truce, it does not recognize the regime and for that reason we will not give guarantees. Regatta Associated Press Men dressed in costumes parade during a regatta Sunday in Lagos, Nigeria. Organizers held a boat regatta as part of the ongoing Lagos Carnival. The carnival will come to its height Monday as dancers and masqueraders walk through the streets of Lagos' two main islands. Rocket at launch pad in North KoreaTONGCHANG-RI, North Korea North Korean space officials have moved all three stages of a long-range rocket into position for a controversial launch, vowing Sunday to push ahead with their plan in defiance of international warnings against violating a ban on missile activity. The U.S., Japan, Britain and other nations have urged North Korea to cancel the launch, warning firing the long-range rocket would violate U.N. resolutions and North Koreas promise to refrain from engaging in nuclear and missile activity. From wire reports World BRIEFS N ATION & W ORLD Page A14 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Associated PressTULSA, Okla. Two men were arrested Sunday in a shooting rampage that left three people dead and terrorized Tulsas black community, and police said one suspect may have been trying to avenge his fathers shooting two years ago by a black man. Police identified both suspects as white, while all five victims in the rampage early Friday were black. Police and the FBI said it is too soon to say whether the attacks in Tulsas predominantly black north side were racially motivated. Police spokesman Jason Willingham said investigators are considering many possible motives but based on Facebook postings, revenge appeared to be a factor. In a Thursday update on Facebook that appeared to have been written by 19-yearold Jake England, he angrily blamed his fathers death on a black man and used a racial slur. He said Thursday was the second anniversary of his fathers death. Its hard not to go off, given the anniversary and the death of his fiance earlier this year, the posting said. Its apparent from the posting on the Facebook page that he had an ax to grind, and that was possibly part of the motive, Willingham said. If you read the Facebook post and see what hes accused of doing, you can see theres link between the two of them. The Tulsa World reported Englands father, Carl, was shot in the chest during a scuffle with a man who had tried to break into his daughters apartment. England later died. The man charged in the shooting is serving a six-year sentence on a weapons charge, according to Department of Corrections records. Acting on an anonymous tip and backed by a helicopter, police arrested Jake England and Alvin Watts, 32, about 2 a.m. Sunday at a home in Turley, just north of Tulsa. The two men were roommates, and officers went to their home, then followed them several blocks to another home, where they were arrested without incident, police said. Tulsa police arrest 2 shooting suspects Authorities: Motive for violent acts may have been revenge Jake England is a shooting spree suspect. Alvin Watts is a shooting spree suspect. Associated PressWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. As the sun rose Sunday on an old Moravian cemetery in North Carolina, 310 musicians with trumpets, tubas and trombones played in unison while thousands sang, Hallelujah, praise the Lord in an Easter scene mostly unchanged since before the Revolutionary War. The Moravian churches in Winston-Salem a city famous for tobacco, higher education and Krispy Kreme doughnuts celebrated Easter at sunrise for the 240th time, a streak unbroken by rain, freezing temperatures or the Civil War. To have 8,000 to 10,000 people come together like this in a worshipful atmosphere is just remarkable, said I.B. Southerland, a Moravian church member who organized and deployed about 160 ushers who keep the overflow crowds moving through the narrow streets and paths of the cemetery known as Gods Acre. Its one of the oldest and possibly the largest such ceremony in the U.S. It starts well before dawn for the members of the Moravian Church, whose ancestors settled here in the 18th century, concentrated in a part of the city now called Old Salem, with brick sidewalks and colonial buildings. Each day of Easter Week the Moravians have a distinctive church service, culminating in the weekend that sees hundreds of members cleaning and decorating the distinctive gravestones, whose uniformity symbolizes the equality of believers before God. Its Sunday morning, though, that really sets this celebration apart. Brass bands assemble at Moravian churches across the city shortly after midnight, and at 1:45 a.m. they all play Sleepers, Awake, before setting off on a two-hour circuit of their neighborhoods, stopping to play hymns and chorales on street corners and familiar landmarks. This is the best day of the year, Andrew Halverson, who directs the brass band at Ardmore Moravian Church, told his musicians before they headed out into the early morning darkness. Easter is the best time of year, for so many reasons. Services at sunrise North Carolina Moravians mark 240 years of Easter ceremony Associated PressVATICAN CITY Pope Benedict XVI implored the Syrian regime Sunday to heed international demands to end the bloodshed and expressed hope the joy of Easter will comfort Christian communities suffering because of their faith. Benedict, struggling with hoarseness and looking tired, celebrated Mass on Christianitys most joyous holy day on the floweradorned steps of St. Peters Basilica, before a crowd of faithful that swelled to more than 100,000 by the end of the two-hour-long ceremony. At the end of Sundays Mass, Benedict moved to the basilicas central balcony to read his Easter message to the entire world, as he put it, delivering a ringing appeal for peace in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East, and in Africa, citing coup-struck Mali and Nigeria, where Christians and Muslims alike have been hit by terrorist attacks. May the risen Christ grant hope to the Middle East and enable all the ethnic, cultural and religious groups in that region to work together to advance the common good and respect for human rights, the pope said. Pope celebrates Easter with call to end violence Associated Press A crowd gathers in front of Home Moravian Church on Salem Square in Winston-Salem, N.C., for the Easter sunrise service Sunday. Associated PressWASHINGTON Misha McLamb helped keep fighter jets flying during a military career that took her halfway around the world to the Persian Gulf. But back home, the Navy aircraft specialist is barely getting by after a series of blows that undid her settled life. She was laid off from work last year and lost custody of her daughter. Shes grappled with alcohol abuse, a carry-over from heavy-drinking Navy days. She spent nights in her car before a friends boyfriend wrecked it, moving later to a homeless shelter where the insulin needles she needs for her diabetes were stolen. She now lives in transitional housing for homeless veterans except the government advised occupants to leave because of unsafe building conditions. I wasnt a loser, McLamb, 32, said. Everybody whos homeless doesnt necessarily have to have something very mentally wrong with them. Some people just have bad circumstances with no resources. Once primarily male veteran problems, homelessness and economic struggles are escalating among female veterans, whose numbers have grown during the past decade of U.S. wars while resources for them havent kept up. The population of female veterans without permanent shelter has more than doubled in the past halfdozen years and may continue climbing now that the Iraq war has ended, sending women home with the same stresses as their male counterparts plus some gender-specific ones that make them more susceptible to homelessness. The problem, a hurdle to the Obama administrations stated goal of ending veterans homelessness by 2015, is exacerbated by a shortage of temporary housing specifically designed to be safe and welcoming to women or mothers with children. The spike comes even as the overall homeless veteran population has gone down, dropping by nearly 12 percent to 67,500 between January 2010 and January 2011, officials said. More women vets are homeless, but housing scarce Associated Press Homeless veteran Misha McLamb, 32, gets ready to leave for class from her transition home March 9 in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington. Associated Press Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful after the Urbi and Orbi blessing at the end of the Easter Mass on Sunday in St. Peters Square at the the Vatican. Cheryl Sodini from Holy Rosary Catholic Church gathers with a crowd of nearly 1,000 catholic celebrants from the Memphis, Tenn., area during the annual Easter Sunrise Mass at Calvary Cemetery in Memphis. Afghans, US sign deal on night raids KABUL, Afghanistan The U.S. and Afghanistan signed a deal Sunday giving Afghans authority over raids of Afghan homes, resolving one of the most contentious issues between the two wartime allies. The majority of these raids are nighttime operations in which U.S. and Afghan troops descend without warning on homes or residential compounds searching for insurgents. The raids are widely resented by Afghans.

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Baseball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Basketball/ B3 Entertainment/ B4 Puzzles/ B5 Comics/ B6 Classifieds/ B7 Carmelo Anthony comes through in the clutch to edge the Knicks past the Bulls / B3 Section B MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE SPORTS BRIEFS Tebow draws crowd to Easter serviceGEORGETOWN, Texas Tim Tebow drew a crowd of about 15,000 to an outdoor Easter church service Sunday, telling the gathering its important to be outspoken about faith while admonishing athletes about not being better role models. In Christianity, its the Pope and Tebow right now, Celebration Church pastor Joe Champion said. We didnt have enough room to handle the Pope. Tebow has a flock of admirers drawn as much to his religious leanings as his Heisman Trophy skills. The service was peppered with lively Christian rock songs and Tebow took the large stage to cheers. He sat for a 20-minute interview with Champion to talk about his faith and its role in his public life. He also took a shot at professional athletes who insist they are not role models. Yes you are. Youre just not a good one, Tebow said. Although church officials said they typically get their biggest crowds on Easter, Tebow was clearly the big draw. Several hundred started heading toward the exits after Tebow spoke, not waiting for Champions main Sunday sermon. Isner wins to take US into Davis semis ROQUEBRUNE, France John Isners big serve and solid forehand proved too strong for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, defeating the Frenchman 6-3, 7-6 (4) 5-7, 6-3 Sunday to put the United States into the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time since 2008. Tsonga had chances, but could only break his serve once as the Americans took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series, setting up a match against Spain. Defending champion Spain led Austria 3-1 behind a win by David Ferrer. In other quarterfinals, host Czech Republic topped Serbia 4-1 and Argentina beat Croatia 4-1. Serena dominates in final of Family CircleCHARLESTON, S.C. Serena Williams has plenty to keep her busy. Theres college classes, a relaunch of her clothing line and a possible move to Paris. And, oh yeah, theres that brand of dominant tennis that Williams plays. Williams capped a week of powerful performances with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Lucie Safarova to win the Family Circle Cup on Sunday. It was Williams 40th WTA title and first on clay in four years. With the title, Williams moved one away from Kim Clijsters among active players on the career list. Venus Williams leads with 43 championships. Williams also was happy to honor the 40th anniversary of the Family Circle tournament and the legacy of womens tennis. The tournament named its stadium court on Saturday night for tennis great and pioneer Billie Jean King. King and members of the Original 9 players, who formed the first womens tour and fought for better prize money, were saluted during the weekend. From wire reports Spring cleaning: Rays sweep YankeesAssociated Press New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow speaks Sunday at Celebration Churchs Easter on the Hill in Georgetown, Texas. Associated PressST. PETERSBURG Jeremy Hellickson came within one out of a threehitter on his birthday and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 3-0 Sunday to complete a season-opening sweep and match the best start in club history. Carlos Pena and Jeff Keppinger homered for Tampa Bay, which also started with three consecutive wins in 2002. The Yankees are 0-3 for the first time since 1998, when they went on to win 114 games and the World Series. Celebrating his 25th birthday, Hellickson (1-0) limited the Yankees to doubles by Nick Swisher, Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez. The 2011 AL Rookie of the Year walked four, struck out four and was one out from his third career complete game and second shutout when he was replaced by Fernando Rodney after 118 pitches. The Yankees went 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position against Hellickson and Rodney, an offseason addition to Tampa Bays bullpen who got the win in Fridays season opener and then earned saves in each of the next two games. New York was 5 for 25 in those situations for the series. Pena homered off starter Phil Hughes (0-1) in the third. Another offseason acquisition, Keppinger hit a solo shot off Boone Logan in the sixth. Matt Joyce drove in Tampa Bays other run with a first-inning, broken-bat triple that skipped past sliding right fielder Raul Ibanez. Hellickson gave up a one-out double in the second to Swisher but escaped further damage Associated Press Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, left, celebrates his 3-0 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday with manager Joe Maddon in St. Petersburg. Tampa Bay gets day off, then heads to Detroit See RAYS / Page B2 Bubba Watson hugs his mother Mollie on Sunday after winning the Masters. The win was Watsons first major victory. He won by hitting a wedge shot that may have trumped the historic double-eagle 2 Oosthuizen dropped in on the second green early in the final round. Associated Press Charl Schwartzel, right, helps Bubba Watson put on the green jacket Sunday after Watson won the Masters following a sudden-deat h playoff on the 10th hole in Augusta, Ga. Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. B ubba Watson started the day by watching the rarest shot in golf. He ended another thrill-a-minute Sunday at Augusta National with a signature shot of his own to win the Masters. So deep in the trees right of the 10th fairway that he couldnt even see the green, Watson hooked a wedge off the pine needles from 155 yards to about 10 feet from the hole. That set up a par, good enough to beat Louis Oosthuizen on the second playoff hole. If Ive got a swing, Ive got a shot, Watson said. It was Oosthuizen who set the tone for this wild day with a double eagle only the fourth in Masters history on the par-5 second hole when his 4-iron from 253 yards landed on the front of the green and rolled some 90 feet into the hole for a 2. Somehow it fell in my hands today, said Watson, who closed with a 68. Its amazing. Its a blur, the last nine holes I dont remember anything. SomehowI guess I cried all my tears out. He was blubbering hard on the 10th green, shoulders heaving, for so many reasons. Just two weeks ago, he and his wife adopted a baby boy, Caleb. The first person on the green was his mother his father died right after the Ryder Cup in 2010. And suddenly, the powerful lefty with a million shots in the bag was a major champion. I never got this far in my dreams, Watson said in Butler cabin, where defending champion Charl Schwartzel helped him into the green jacket. Its a blessing. To go home to my new son, Watson makes astonishing run to catch Oosthuizen, then beat him in playoff The Detroit Pistons Greg Monroe fouls the Ronny Turiaf on Sunday during the first half in Miami. The Heat are now 10-1 with guard Dwayne Wade sidelined. Associated Press Even without Wade, Pistons cant handle Heat Associated PressMIAMI LeBron James scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 22 points and nine rebounds, and the Miami Heat steadily pulled away to beat the Detroit Pistons 9875 on Sunday night. James Jones scored 18 on 6-for-8 shooting from 3point range for Miami, which played without Dwyane Wade for the 11th time this season. Wade sat out with right ankle soreness, which the team said was caused by an awkward landing on a missed dunk attempt against Memphis on Friday night. The Heat are now 10-1 when Wade is sidelined this season, and are 18-1 in their last 19 home games. Detroit rookie Brandon Knight, playing as a pro in the city where he was born for the first time, scored 16 for the Pistons. Greg Monroe and Rodney Stuckey added 11 apiece for Detroit. Miamis win, combined with Chicagos overtime loss at New York earlier Sunday, pulled the Heat (40-15) within two games of the Bulls (43-14) for the best record in the Eastern Conference. The teams have two more head-tohead meetings, the first of those in Chicago on Thursday night. Up next for Miami: The Boston Celtics visit on Tuesday, barely a week after dealing the Heat a 19point loss. Besides Wades absence, there were two lineup issues of note for Miami. First, Mike Miller returned See HEAT / Page B3 See MASTERS / Page B3

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C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE B2 M ONDAY, A PRIL 9, 2012 B ASEBALL Associated PressDETROIT Alex Avilas two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Detroit Tigers a stunning 13-12 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Detroit trailed 10-7 when Miguel Cabrera tied the game with a threerun shot off Alfredo Aceves in the ninth. Boston then scored twice in the 11th, but Mark Melancon (0-2) couldnt hold the lead. Cabrera and Prince Fielder singled before Delmon Youngs sacrifice fly cut the margin in half. Avila followed with a drive to right and Cody Ross tried to make a leaping catch, but the ball appeared to hit a restraining gate just above the wall. Duane Below (2-0) got one out for the win even though Tigers manager Jim Leyland said he wouldnt be available. AMERICAN LEAGUE Orioles 3, Twins 1BALTIMORE Jason Hammel took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in his Baltimore debut, and the Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 for a three-game sweep. Hammel (1-0) faced the minimum 21 batters through seven innings, allowing two walks, before Justin Morneau ended the no-hit bid with a leadoff double off the right-field wall in the eighth. The crowd of 14,738 stood in appreciation of Hammels performance, and although his shot at making history was over, the right-hander still had a 3-0 lead to protect. Jim Johnson worked the ninth to earn his second save and complete the two-hitter.Indians 4, Blue Jays 3 CLEVELAND Carlos Santana hit two home runs on his 26th birthday, Derek Lowe pitched seven strong innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 for their first win. Santana opened the second inning with a drive over the wall in center. He connected a second time off Joel Carreno (0-1) in the fifth, a two-run shot to right that broke a 2-all tie. On his last four birthdays, including two years in the minors, Santana is 10 for 17 with five homers and 13 RBIs. Royals 7, Angels 3 ANAHEIM, Calif. Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs apiece, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-3, taking two of three. Jonathan Sanchez (1-0) survived through five innings to win his first start with the Royals. Albert Pujols went 2 for 3 with a double and two walks, driving in his first run for the Angels with a first-inning groundout.NATIONAL LEAGUEMets 7, Braves 5 NEW YORK Jonathon Niese took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first start since signing a rich contract and the New York Mets completed a seasonopening sweep of the Atlanta Braves. Niese (1-0) allowed just two balls out of the infield through six innings and retired 15 in a row before walking Dan Uggla on a 10-pitch at-bat leading off the seventh. On the next pitch, Nieses 99th of the game, Freddie Freeman singled to right. Reds 6, Marlins 5 CINCINNATI Scott Rolen drove in the winning run in the ninth inning with a sharp infield single that third baseman Hanley Ramirez failed to handle, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a come-from-behind win over the Miami Marlins. Jay Bruce started the comeback with his second home run of the game and third of the season, an opposite-field drive into the left-center field seats that cost Marlins new closer Heath Bell (0-1) a save in his first opportunity. One out later, Drew Stubbs chopped a single that hit off a leaping Ramirezs glove.Pirates 5, Phillies 4 PITTSBURGH Andrew McCutchen singled home pinch-runner Josh Harrison with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. McCutchen finished with three hits. Joel Hanrahan (1-0) pitched a perfect ninth for Pittsburgh, which beat the fivetime defending NL East champions in its final at-bat for the second time in less than 24 hours. Pedro Alvarez homered and Casey McGehee hit two doubles for the Pirates. Hunter Pence hit his first home run of the season and drove in two runs for Philadelphia. Astros 3, Rockies 2HOUSTON Brian Bogusevic drove in the go-ahead run after Jose Altuve scored on Jordan Pachecos throwing error to tie it in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Colorado Rockies. Pachecos bad throw to first base from third allowed Carlos Lee to reach and Altuve to score. Bogusevics grounder to right field put Houston ahead and chased Brothers. Cardinals 9, Brewers 3MILWAUKEE Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers. Ryan Braun hit his first home run of the year for the Brewers, a solo shot with the game well out of reach in the ninth. It was the third career start for Lynn (10), who played a key relief role during the Cardinals championship run last season.Cubs 4, Nationals 3 CHICAGO Jeff Samardzija dominated into the ninth inning, outpitching Jordan Zimmermann, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals. Samardzija was simply spectacular in his sixth career start, allowing four hits and an earned run. He struck out eight without a walk as the Cubs shook off two wrenching losses to start the season. Padres 8, Dodgers 4SAN DIEGO Clayton Richard and two relievers combined on a four-hitter, Chase Headley hit a grand slam and Andy Parrino had his first big-league homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to avoid a four-game sweep. Headleys second career slam, off Scott Elbert in the eighth, ended his 0-for-12 slump to start the season. Headley also walked three times. Still, the Padres had their second three-error game of the series and have committed eight in four games. Diamondbacks 7, Giants 6 PHOENIX Ryan Roberts and Lyle Overbay hit consecutive two-out homers off Matt Cain and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record by rallying from six runs down to beat the San Francisco Giants and sweep the seasonopening three-game series. Giants manager Bruce Bochy was ejected for arguing home plate umpire Mike DiMuros call that catcher Buster Posey missed the plate on a forceout, a ruling that allowed what proved to be the winning run to score in the seventh inning. Wade Miley (1-0) pitched four scoreless innings in relief of starter Josh Collmenter to get the win. Jeremy Affeldt (0-1) allowed two runs while getting just one out. East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Baltimore301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Tampa Bay301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Toronto21.667112-1L-10-02-1 Boston03.000330-3L-30-00-3 New York03.000330-3L-30-00-3 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Detroit301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Kansas City21.667112-1W-20-02-1 Chicago11.500111-1W-10-01-1 Cleveland12.333221-2W-11-20-0 Minnesota03.000330-3L-30-00-3 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Seattle31.7503-1W-20-03-1 Texas11.500111-1L-11-10-0 Los Angeles12.333121-2L-21-20-0 Oakland13.250221-3L-21-30-0 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway New York301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Washington21.66712-1L-10-02-1 Philadelphia12.333211-2L-20-01-2 Miami13.250221-3L-10-11-2 Atlanta03.000320-3L-30-00-3 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway St. Louis31.7503-1W-10-03-1 Cincinnati21.6672-1W-12-10-0 Houston21.6672-1W-22-10-0 Pittsburgh21.6672-1W-22-10-0 Chicago12.333111-2W-11-20-0 Milwaukee12.333111-2L-11-20-0 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Arizona301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Los Angeles31.7503-1L-10-03-1 Colorado12.333211-2L-20-01-2 San Diego13.250221-3W-11-30-0 San Fran.03.000320-3L-30-00-3 AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE Game of the Day Associated Press Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia walks off the field Sunday as the Detroit Tigers celebrate a 13-12 walk-off win in in Detroit. Tigers outlast Red Sox, complete sweep AMERICAN LEAGUE Mondays Games L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 0-0) at Minnesota (Blackburn 0-0), 4:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 0-0) at Cleveland (Tomlin 0-0), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 0-0) at Baltimore (Matusz 0-0), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Doubront 0-0) at Toronto (Alvarez 0-0), 7:07 p.m. Seattle (Noesi 0-0) at Texas (Darvish 0-0), 8:05 p.m. Kansas City (Mendoza 0-0) at Oakland (Milone 0-0), 10:05 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEMondays Games Miami (Sanchez 0-0) at Philadelphia (Hamels 0-0), 1:05 p.m. San Francisco (Zito 0-0) at Colorado (Chacin 0-0), 4:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 0-0) at Chicago Cubs (Volstad 0-0), 7:05 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 0-0) at Cincinnati (Bailey 0-0), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Jackson 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 0-0), 7:10 p.m. Atlanta (Beachy 0-0) at Houston (Happ 0-0), 8:05 p.m. Rays 3, Yankees 0New YorkTampa Bay abrhbiabrhbi Jeter ss4000Jnnngs cf4000 Grndrs cf3000C.Pena 1b4121 Cano 2b4000Longori 3b3120 ARdrgz 3b3010Joyce lf2011 Teixeir 1b3010Zobrist rf3000 Swisher dh3010Scott dh1000 Ibanez rf4000Vogt ph-dh2000 Gardnr lf3000EJhnsn ph-dh1000 CStwrt c2000Kppngr 2b3121 ErChvz ph1000Brignc ss1000 Martin c0000JMolin c3000 SRdrgz ss-2b3000 Totals30030Totals30373 New York0000000000 Tampa Bay10100100x3 LOBNew York 7, Tampa Bay 7. 2BA.Rodriguez (2), Teixeira (1), Swisher (1), C.Pena (1), Longoria (2). 3BJoyce (1). HRC.Pena (2), Keppinger (1). SBA.Rodriguez (1). S Joyce. IPHRERBBSO New York P.Hughes L,0-142-352225 Logan11-311103 Wade110002 Rapada1-300010 Phelps2-300001 Tampa Bay Hellickson W,1-082-330044 Rodney S,2-21-300000 Wade pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. T:01. A,413 (34,078). Royals 7, Angels 3 Kansas CityLos Angeles abrhbiabrhbi AGordn lf5000Aybar ss5120 AEscor ss4110HKndrc 2b5130 Hosmer 1b5323Pujols 1b3021 Butler dh3123TrHntr rf4001 Francr rf4110V.Wells lf5111 Mostks 3b4000KMorls dh5000 L.Cain cf3000Trumo 3b4020 Quinter c4020Iannett c3010 Getz 2b4121Bourjos cf4000 Totals367107Totals383113 Kansas City3000211007 Los Angeles1010000103 EJ.Sanchez (1), Trumbo (3). DPKansas City 1, Los Angeles 1. LOBKansas City 5, Los Angeles 12. 2BButler (1), Quintero (3), H.Kendrick (2), Pujols (2), Iannetta (1). HR Hosmer (2), Butler (1), V.Wells (1). SBA.Escobar (1), Hosmer (1). IPHRERBBSO Kansas City J.Sanchez W,1-0542234 Mijares110002 K.Herrera11-351100 Crow H,12-310011 Broxton S,1-1100003 Los Angeles E.Santana L,0-152-376522 Takahashi2-321100 Isringhausen2-310001 Jepsen100001 Walden100001 Crow pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. HBPby E.Santana (A.Escobar). WPJ.Sanchez 2, E.Santana, Isringhausen. BalkK.Herrera. T:15. A,227 (45,957). Tigers 13, Red Sox 12 (11 innings) BostonDetroit abrhbiabrhbi Punto 3b6033AJcksn cf6340 Ellsury cf6121Boesch rf6121 Pedroia 2b6021MiCarr 3b5335 AdGnzl 1b6222Fielder 1b6220 Ortiz dh6231DYong dh5011 DMcDn lf5210Avila c4212 Sweeny rf4110JhPerlt ss5013 C.Ross ph-rf1110Dirks lf4010 Aviles ss5233Worth ph-2b1010 Shppch c3100Raburn 2b-lf4210 Sltlmch ph-c1000 Totals49121811Totals461317 12 Boston0250020010212 Detroit4102000030313 Two outs when winning run scored. DPBoston 1. LOBBoston 13, Detroit 6. 2BPunto (1), Ellsbury (1), Ortiz (2), Aviles (1), A.Jackson (2), Jh.Peralta (2). HR Ad.Gonzalez (1), Mi.Cabrera (3), Avila (2). SBPedroia (1). SAviles. SFPunto, Mi.Cabrera, D.Young. IPHRERBBSO Boston Buchholz487722 Padilla420004 Aceves BS,1-1033300 F.Morales210003 Melancon L,0-2 BS,1-12-333300 Detroit Scherzer22-387723 Balester22-321100 Schlereth221102 Villarreal1-300000 Coke2-321101 Dotel2-310001 Benoit12-332223 Below W,2-01-300001 Aceves pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. HBPby Buchholz (Raburn), by Coke (Ad.Gonzalez), by Scherzer (Shoppach, Shoppach). WPF.Morales, Melancon, Coke. Balk Scherzer. T:45. A,788 (41,255). Orioles 3, Twins 1MinnesotaBaltimore abrhbiabrhbi Span cf4000EnChvz lf4010 JCarrll ss4000Hardy ss4111 Mauer 1b4000Markks rf2000 Mornea dh2110AdJons cf4120 Wlngh lf2011Wieters c4000 Doumit c3000NJhnsn dh2100 Brrghs 3b2000Betemt 3b4012 ACasill pr-2b0000C.Davis 1b3010 LHughs 2b-3b3000 Andino 2b2000 Revere rf2000 Parmel ph-rf1000 Totals27121Totals29363 Minnesota0000000101 Baltimore10000200x3 DPBaltimore 2. LOBMinnesota 2, Baltimore 7. 2BMorneau (2), Willingham (1), Betemit (1). HRHardy (1). SBAd.Jones (1), N.Johnson (1). IPHRERBBSO Minnesota Swarzak L,0-1541121 Maloney12-322211 Gray2-300010 Duensing2-300000 Baltimore Hammel W,1-0821135 Ji.Johnson S,2-2100001 HBPby Maloney (N.Johnson). T:14. A,738 (45,971). Indians 4, Blue Jays 3 TorontoCleveland abrhbiabrhbi YEscor ss5000Brantly cf2000 KJhnsn 2b4220ACarer ss4000 Bautist rf-1b4010Choo rf4110 Lind 1b4121CSantn c4223 RDavis pr-rf0000Hafner dh1000 Encrnc dh4011Donald pr-dh0000 Lawrie 3b3001Duncan lf3000 Thams lf4020Cnghm lf1000 Rasms cf4000Ktchm 1b4110 Mathis c3010Kipnis 2b4010 BFrncs ph1000Hannhn 3b2011 Totals36393Totals29464 Toronto0002000103 Cleveland02002000x4 EK.Johnson (1), Hannahan (1), A.Cabrera (1). DPToronto 1, Cleveland 1. LOBToronto 9, Cleveland 7. 2BEncarnacion (3), Mathis (1). HRC.Santana 2 (2). SBDonald (1). CSBrantley (1). SFLawrie. IPHRERBBSO Toronto Carreno L,0-1664443 Villanueva100011 Frasor100011 Cleveland D.Lowe W,1-0752011 J.Smith H,11-331101 Pestano H,12-300002 C.Perez S,1-2110011 T:51. A,518 (43,429). Mets 7, Braves 5 AtlantaNew York abrhbiabrhbi Bourn cf4000Tejada ss5242 Prado 3b3000DnMrp 2b5122 McCnn c4111Frncsc p0000 Uggla 2b2100DWrght 3b1011 Fremn 1b4110I.Davis 1b3000 Diaz lf2100Bay lf2111 JFrncs ph1000Duda rf3110 Heywrd rf4112Hairstn cf4111 JWilson ss3001Byrdak p0000 Minor p2000Cedeno 2b0000 CMrtnz p0000Nickes c4000 Constnz ph1000Niese p3110 Medlen p0000Acosta p0000 OFlhrt p0000Niwnhs cf1000 Totals30534Totals317117 Atlanta0000004105 New York10012300x7 EDuda (1). DPAtlanta 2. LOBAtlanta 3, New York 7. 2BHeyward (1), Tejada 2 (2), Dan. Murphy 2 (3), Hairston (1). HRMcCann (1). SBHeyward (1). SFJ.Wilson, D.Wright, Bay. IPHRERBBSO Atlanta Minor L,0-1566646 C.Martinez121102 Medlen120010 OFlaherty110001 New York Niese W,1-0624247 Acosta12-311102 Byrdak H,21-300000 F.Francisco S,3-3100001 Niese pitched to 4 batters in the 7th. Minor pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. PBNickeas. T:46. A,855 (41,922).Reds 6, Marlins 5 MiamiCincinnati abrhbiabrhbi Reyes ss5011Phillips 2b4120 Bonifac cf5021Cozart ss3111 HRmrz 3b4110Votto 1b3100 Stanton rf4110Ludwck lf3000 Morrsn lf3011Bruce rf4223 Infante 2b4011Cairo 3b4001 Dobbs 1b2010Stubbs cf4110 GSnchz pr-1b1100Hanign c4010 Hayes c4110Arroyo p2000 Zamrn p2010Ondrsk p0000 Coghln ph1111Harris ph1000 Cishek p0000Chpmn p0000 Mujica p0000Rolen ph1011 DMrph ph1000 Bell p0000 Totals365115Totals33686 Miami0001013005 Cincinnati3000010026 One out when winning run scored. EHanigan (1). DPCincinnati 1. LOB Miami 6, Cincinnati 5. 2BCoghlan (1), Cozart (2). 3BReyes (1). HRBruce 2 (3). SB Bonifacio (3), H.Ramirez (1). SFMorrison. IPHRERBBSO Miami Zambrano644426 Cishek H,1100000 Mujica H,1100011 Bell L,0-1 BS,1-11-342200 Cincinnati Arroyo61-3105404 Ondrusek2-300000 Chapman W,1-0210003 HBPby Arroyo (Dobbs). T:37. A,539 (42,319).Pirates 5, Phillies 4 PhiladelphiaPittsburgh abrhbiabrhbi Pierre lf4022Presley lf4011 Stutes p0000Tabata rf5010 Kndrck p0000McCtch cf4131 Bastrd p0000Walker 2b4010 Ruiz c0000GJones 1b3000 Victorn cf2110JHughs p0000 Rollins ss4000Meek p0000 Pence rf3122McLoth ph0000 Thome 1b3000Navarr ph0000 Polanc 3b1000Hanrhn p0000 Wggntn 3b-1b3100Barmes ss4000 Galvis 2b2100PAlvrz 3b3211 Schndr c4000Hague ph-1b1011 Herndn p0000McKnr c4010 Worley p2000JMcDnl p2000 Nix ph1000McGeh 1b-3b2121 Mayrry lf1000JHrrsn pr0100 Totals30454Totals365115 Philadelphia1001002004 Pittsburgh0000102115 Two outs when winning run scored. EWigginton (1), Walker (1), P.Alvarez (1). DPPhiladelphia 1, Pittsburgh 1. LOB Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 8. 2BPence (1), McCutchen (1), McGehee 2 (2). HRPence (1), P.Alvarez (1). SBPierre (1), Victorino (2), Presley (1), Tabata (1), McCutchen (2). S Victorino, Galvis, Presley. IPHRERBBSO Philadelphia Worley651115 Stutes H,1122002 K.Kendrick H,11-311100 Bastardo BS,1-12-310012 Herndon L,0-12-321101 Pittsburgh Ja.McDonald642223 J.Hughes112021 Meek100001 Hanrahan W,1-0100002 T:00. A,856 (38,362).Astros 3, Rockies 2ColoradoHouston abrhbiabrhbi Colvin cf-rf5010Schafer cf4010 Pachec 3b4010Altuve 2b3220 CGnzlz lf4010JMrtnz lf4010 Tlwtzk ss3000Bixler pr-lf0100 Giambi 1b1100Ca.Lee 1b4011 Brothrs p0000Bogsvc rf4011 Belisle p0000CJhnsn 3b4010 Cuddyr rf-1b4010JCastro c3000 Rosario c4112MGnzlz ss3000 JHerrr 2b3000Norris p2010 RHrndz ph1000Abad p0000 Nicasio p3000WLopez p0000 Fowler cf0000MDwns ph1000 Helton ph0000Myers p0000 EYong pr0000 Totals32252Totals32382 Colorado0002000002 Houston00010002x3 EPacheco (1). DPColorado 1. LOBColorado 8, Houston 6. 2BCuddyer (2), Ca.Lee (1), Norris (1). 3BAltuve (1). HRRosario (1). CSSchafer (1). IPHRERBBSO Colorado Nicasio751114 Brothers L,0-1 BS,1-12-332001 Belisle1-300000 Houston Norris742238 Abad1-300000 W.Lopez W,1-02-300000 Myers S,1-1110011 HBPby Norris (Tulowitzki). T:45. A,195 (40,981).Cardinals 9, Brewers 3St. LouisMilwaukee abrhbiabrhbi Furcal ss5231RWeks 2b4000 Greene 2b4011Morgan cf4000 Hollidy lf4221Braun lf4121 Beltran rf5132ArRmr 3b3000 Freese 3b5011Hart rf4111 MCrpnt 1b4100Gamel 1b2000 T.Cruz c4000Estrad p0000 Boggs p0000Dillard p0000 Komats ph0100Aoki ph1110 Motte p0000Axford p0000 Roinsn cf5233Loe p0000 Lynn p3010AlGnzlz ss3011 YMolin c2000Kottars c3000 Wolf p1000 Ishikaw 1b2000 Totals419149Totals31353 St. Louis1001102139 Milwaukee0000100113 LOBSt. Louis 9, Milwaukee 2. 2BFurcal (3), Holliday (1), Ale.Gonzalez (1). HRBeltran (2), Robinson (1), Braun (1), Hart (3). IPHRERBBSO St. Louis Lynn W,1-062-321118 Boggs11-321103 Motte111102 Milwaukee Wolf L,0-1593317 Estrada222203 Dillard121100 Axford2-302222 Loe1-311100 HBPby Wolf (Greene). T:08. A,211 (41,900). AL NL when Ibanez grounded out and Brett Gardner popped up to left field. The righthander worked through another tight spot in the fourth after walking Rodriguez and giving up a double to Teixeira, this time getting Swisher to pop up to third base and Ibanez to fly to center field. Rodriguez doubled with two outs in the sixth. After walking Teixeira, Hellickson struck out Swisher and didnt allow another runner until walking Swisher with two outs in the ninth. Rodney retired Ibanez on an easy comebacker to end it. Pena hit a grand slam off CC Sabathia and a gamewinning single off Mariano Rivera in the opener. The slugger had another RBI single in Saturdays 8-6 victory over the Yankees. The Rays career home run leader had two of his teams five hits off Hughes, including a drive to right that was ruled a groundrule double because of fan interference. Yankees manager Joe Girardi went to his bullpen after Hughes walked the next batter, Evan Longoria, and Logan struck out Joyce to keep Tampa Bay from building on a 2-0 lead. NOTES: Rays DH Luke Scott left the game with a tight left hamstring and is day to day. ... Girardi said ARod will be the designated hitter Monday night at Baltimore, and that he might DH twice during the threegame series. ... LHP Andy Pettitte will pitch for ClassA Tampa on Monday in his second outing following a one-year retirement. ... Tampa Bay CF B.J. Upton, on the 15-day disabled list with lower back soreness, will begin a rehab assignment with Class-A Charlotte on Monday. The Rays hope to get him at least 30 at-bats before activating him. RAYSContinued from Page B1 For the rest of the National League box scores, see Page B3

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its going to be fun. Oosthuizen was trying to join Gene Sarazen in the 1935 Masters as the only major champions to win with a doubleeagle in the final round. The former British Open champion made one clutch putt after another on the back nine, none more important than a 4-footer on the 18th for a 69 to force the playoff. Both had a good look at birdie at No. 18 on the first extra hole and missed. Watson hooked one into the trees, and it appeared he would have no shot at reaching the green. Oosthuizen followed him, clanged off a Georgia pine and was left with 231 yards to the green. His approach came up short. Thats when Watson, who rarely hits a shot on a straight line, came up with the most magical shot of his life. I was there earlier today, during regulation, he said. So I was used to it. I knew what I was facing there. I had a good lie, had a gap where I had to hook it 40 yards or something. Im pretty good at hooking it. Oosthuizen was in the fairway. All he could see was a corridor of fans leading into the woods. I had no idea where he was, Oosthuizen said. Where I stood from, when the ball came out, it looked like a curve ball. Unbelievable shot. That shot he hit definitely won him the tournament. They finished at 10-under 278, two shots ahead of four players who kept it close and made the Masters as compelling as ever. Phil Mickelson, playing in the final group for the fourth time, recovered from a triple bogey on the par-3 fourth hole and still managed to stay in the game. He could only make two-putt birdies on the two par 5s on the back and shot 72. Its disappointing that I didnt grab that fourth green jacket, said Mickelson, whose wife and three kids flew in from San Diego on Sunday. Its disappointing that I didnt make it happen on the back nine and get the putts to fall, even though I felt like I was hitting them pretty good. I gave them all good chances. I just couldnt quite get them to go. Lee Westwood ran off three straight birdies, but the last hurt. He had an 8-foot eagle putt to tie for the lead on the 15th and missed it, and a birdie on the 18th gave him a 68. Gerry Bubba Watson, a 33-year-old from the Florida Panhandle, won for the fourth time in his career and moves to No. 4 in the world, making him the highest-ranked American in golf. And he created a legion of fans especially in Georgia, where he returned to school to get his degree who chanted, Bubba! Bubba! Bubba! as he hugged everyone he could find on the 10th green. S COREBOARD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 1 p.m. (FSNFL) Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies. 7 p.m. (ESPN) Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs. BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic. 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Phoenix Suns at Minnesota Timberwolves. PREMIER LEAGUE SOCCER 2:55 p.m. (ESPN2) Fulham vs. Chelsea. From the Craven Cottage Stadium. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 11:30 p.m. (SUN) LSU at Alabama. (Taped) MISCELLANEOUS 1:30 a.m. (NBCSPT) Darts European Championship, Round 2: Raymond Van Barneveld vs. Mark Walsh. (Taped) Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS SOFTBALL 6 p.m. Lecanto at Crystal River. Masters par scoresSunday at Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga. Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 Fourth Round (a-amateur) (x-won on second playoff hole) x-Bubba Watson69-71-70-68-10 Louis Oosthuizen68-72-69-69-10 Lee Westwood67-73-72-68-8 Matt Kuchar71-70-70-69-8 Peter Hanson68-74-65-73-8 Phil Mickelson74-68-66-72-8 Ian Poulter72-72-70-69-5 Padraig Harrington71-73-68-72-4 Justin Rose72-72-72-68-4 Adam Scott75-70-73-66-4 Jim Furyk70-73-72-70-3 Fred Couples72-67-75-72-2 Sergio Garcia72-68-75-71-2 Kevin Na71-75-72-68-2 Hunter Mahan72-72-68-74-2 Graeme McDowell75-72-71-68-2 Ben Crane69-73-72-73-1 Bo Van Pelt73-75-75-64-1 Charles Howell III72-70-74-72E Fredrik Jacobson76-68-70-74E Francesco Molinari69-75-70-74E Geoff Oglilvy74-72-71-71E Brandt Snedeker72-75-68-73E Jason Dufner69-70-75-75+1 Anders Hansen76-72-73-68+1 Paul Lawrie69-72-72-76+1 Keegan Bradley71-77-73-69+2 Jonthan Byrd72-71-72-75+2 Rickie Fowler74-74-72-70+2 Vijay Singh70-72-76-72+2 Scott Stallings70-77-70-73+2 Luke Donald75-73-75-68+3 Angel Cabrera71-78-71-71+3 Zach Johnson70-74-75-72+3 Sean OHair73-70-71-77+3 Nick Watney71-71-72-77+3 Sang-Moon Bae75-71-69-77+4 Thomas Bjorn73-76-74-69+4 Bill Haas72-74-76-70+4 Aaron Baddeley71-71-77-74+5 Rory McIlroy71-69-77-76+5 Henrik Stenson71-71-70-81+5 Tiger Woods72-75-72-74+5 Kevin Chappell71-76-71-76+6 Martin Kaymer72-75-75-72+6 Webb Simpson72-74-70-78+6 Ross Fisher71-77-73-74+7 Steve Stricker71-77-72-75+7 a-Patrick Cantlay71-78-74-72+7 Stewart Cink71-75-81-69+8 Robert Karlsson74-74-77-71+8 Charl Schwartzel72-75-75-74+8 David Toms73-73-75-75+8 Scott Verplank73-75-75-75+9 a-Hideki Matsuyama71-74-72-80+9 M. Jimenez69-72-76-81+10 Martin Laird76-72-74-77+11 Edoardo Molinari75-74-76-74+11 Y.E. Yang73-70-75-81+11 Trevor Immelman78-71-76-76+13G. Fernandez-Castano74-75-76-77+14 a-Kelly Kraft74-75-77-80+18 Gary Woodland73-70-85WD Masters Champions 2012 x-Bubba Watson 2011 Charl Schwartzel 2010 Phil Mickelson 2009 x-Angel Cabrera 2008 Trevor Immelman 2007 Zach Johnson 2006 Phil Mickelson 2005 x-Tiger Woods 2004 Phil Mickelson 2003 x-Mike Weir 2002 Tiger Woods 2001 Tiger Woods 2000 Vijay Singh 1999 Jose Maria Olazabal 1998 Mark OMeara 1997 Tiger Woods 1996 Nick Faldo 1995 Ben Crenshaw 1994 Jose Maria Olazabal 1993 Bernhard Langer 1992 Fred Couples 1991 Ian Woosnam 1990 x-Nick Faldo 1989 x-Nick Faldo 1988 Sandy Lyle 1987 x-Larry Mize 1986 Jack Nicklaus 1985 Bernhard Langer 1984 Ben Crenshaw 1983 Seve Ballesteros 1982 x-Craig Stadler 1981 Tom Watson 1980 Seve Ballesteros 1979 x-Fuzzy Zoeller 1978 Gary Player 1977 Tom Watson 1976 Raymond Floyd 1975 Jack Nicklaus 1974 Gary Player 1973 Tommy Aaron 1972 Jack Nicklaus 1971 Charles Coody 1970 x-Billy Casper 1969 George Archer 1968 Bob Goalby 1967 Gay Brewer Jr. 1966 x-Jack Nicklaus 1965 Jack Nicklaus 1964 Arnold Palmer 1963 Jack Nicklaus 1962 x-Arnold Palmer 1961 Gary Player 1960 Arnold Palmer 1959 Art Wall Jr. 1958 Arnold Palmer 1957 Doug Ford 1956 Jack Burke Jr. 1955 Cary Middlecoff 1954 x-Sam Snead 1953 Ben Hogan 1952 Sam Snead 1951 Ben Hogan 1950 Jimmy Demaret 1949 Sam Snead 1948 Claude Harmon 1947 Jimmy Demaret 1946 Herman Keiser 1945 No tournament, WWII 1944 No tournament, WWII 1943 No tournament, WWII 1942 x-Byron Nelson 1941 Craig Wood 1940 Jimmy Demaret 1939 Ralph Guldahl 1938 Henry Picard 1937 Byron Nelson 1936 Horton Smith 1935 x-Gene Sarazen 1934 Horton Smith x-won playoffCubs 4, Nationals 3 WashingtonChicago abrhbiabrhbi Dsmnd ss4020DeJess rf3100 Espinos 2b3001Barney 2b4110 Zmrmn 3b4100SCastro ss4221 LaRoch 1b4112ASorin lf2012 Werth rf3000IStewrt 3b4011 Nady lf4000LaHair 1b4020 Berndn cf3000Byrd cf4000 Ramos c3110Clevngr c3010 Zmrmn p1000Smrdzj p2000 Tracy ph1000Marml p0000 Matths p0000 SBurntt p0000 Totals30343Totals30484 Washington0000010023 Chicago00010102x4 ES.Castro (1). LOBWashington 3, Chicago 6. 2BDesmond (1), Barney (1), S.Castro (1), LaHair 2 (2). HRLaRoche (2). SBS.Castro 2 (4). SZimmermann, Samardzija. SFEspinosa, A.Soriano. IPHRERBBSO Washington Zimmermann L,0-1762104 Mattheus1-312220 S.Burnett2-310001 Chicago Samardzija W,1-082-343108 Marmol S,1-21-300010 PBRamos. T:22. A,973 (41,009). Padres 8, Dodgers 4Los AngelesSan Diego abrhbiabrhbi DGordn ss4000Maybin cf4220 Sellers 2b3000Venale rf-lf4110 Lindlm p0000Headly 3b2214 AKndy ph1000Guzmn lf5111 Coffey p0000Frieri p0000 Elbert p0000Alonso 1b2011 Kemp cf4112JoBakr c4011 JRiver lf4110Bartlett ss5020 Ethier rf4112Parrino 2b4121 Uribe 3b4010Richrd p2000 Loney 1b4000Cashnr p0000 Treanr c3000Hermid ph-rf1110 Harang p1000 JWrght p0000 M.Ellis ph-2b1100 Totals33444Totals338128 Los Angeles0000020024 San Diego20110004x8 EUribe (1), D.Gordon (1), Venable (1), Richard 2 (2). DPLos Angeles 1, San Diego 1. LOBLos Angeles 3, San Diego 12. HR Kemp (2), Ethier (1), Headley (1), Parrino (1). SBMaybin 2 (2), Headley (1). SRichard. SFAlonso. IPHRERBBSO Los Angeles Harang L,0-141-374356 J.Wright2-300000 Lindblom200022 Coffey022200 Elbert132211 San Diego Richard W,1-0722003 Cashner H,1100011 Frieri122201 Coffey pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBPby Harang (Maybin). T:47. A,021 (42,691).Diamondbacks 7, Giants 6 San FranciscoArizona abrhbiabrhbi GBlanc cf-lf5110Blmqst ss5120 MeCarr rf-lf-rf5010A.Hill 2b4100 Sandovl 3b4111J.Upton rf3000 Posey c4222MMntr c2201 A.Huff lf3100CYoung cf4110 Schrhlt rf0000RRorts 3b4112 Romo p0000Overay 1b4133 Belt 1b3000GParra lf3000 Pill ph-1b0000Cllmntr p0000 BCrwfr ss3111Blum ph1000 Burriss 2b4001Miley p1000 M.Cain p3000Kubel ph1010 Affeldt p0000Breslw p0000 SCasill p0000Gldsch ph1000 JaLopz p0000Shaw p0000 Pagan cf1000 Totals35665Totals33786 San Francisco0330000006 Arizona00020320x7 EPosey 2 (3), B.Crawford (2), Bloomquist (1), M.Montero (1), R.Roberts (1), A.Hill (1), G.Parra (1). DPSan Francisco 1, Arizona 2. LOB San Francisco 7, Arizona 7. 2BG.Blanco (1), B.Crawford (1), Bloomquist (1), Overbay 2 (2). HRPosey (1), R.Roberts (1), Overbay (1). SBBloomquist (1). SG.Parra. IPHRERBBSO San Francisco M.Cain665524 Affeldt L,0-1 H,11-312110 S.Casilla000010 Ja.Lopez BS,1-1000000 Romo12-310001 Arizona Collmenter356514 Miley W,1-0400021 Breslow H,1100011 Shaw S,1-1110001 S.Casilla pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Ja.Lopez pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBPby Shaw (Sandoval). T:08. A,193 (48,633). NHL playoff glance FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE N.Y. Rangers vs. OttawaThursday, April 12: Ottawa at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Ottawa at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. Monday, April 16: NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Ottawa at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: NY Rangers at Ottawa, TBD x-Thursday, April 26: Ottawa at NY Rangers, TBDBoston vs. Washington Thursday, April 12: Washington at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Washington at Boston, 3 p.m. Monday, April 16: Boston at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Boston at Washington, 7:30 p.m.x-Saturday, April 21: Washington at Boston, 3 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Boston at Washington, TBD x-Wednesday, April 25: Washington at Boston, TBD Florida vs. New JerseyFriday, April 13: New Jersey at Florida, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 15: New Jersey at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17: Florida at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Florida at New Jersey, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: N.J. at Florida, 6:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Florida at New Jersey, TBD x-Thursday, April 26: New Jersey at Florida, TBDPittsburgh vs. PhiladelphiaWednesday, April 11: Phila. at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13: Phila. at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: Pittsburgh at Phila., 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, April 20: Phila. at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, TBD x-Tuesday, April 24: Phila. at Pittsburgh, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCE Vancouver vs. Los AngelesWednesday, April 11: L.A. at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m. Friday, April 13: Los Angeles at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Vancouver at L.A., 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: Vancouver at L.A., 10 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: L.A. at Vancouver, TBD x-Tuesday, April 24: Vancouver at L.A., TBD x-Thursday, April 26: L.A. at Vancouver, TBDSt. Louis vs. San JoseThursday, April 12: San Jose at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14: San Jose at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 16: St. Louis at San Jose, 10 p.m. Thursday, April 19: St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: San Jose at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: St. Louis at San Jose, TBD x-Wednesday, April 25: San Jose at St. Louis, TBDPhoenix vs. ChicagoThursday, April 12: Chicago at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Chicago at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 17: Phoenix at Chicago, 9 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Phoenix at Chicago, 8 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Chicago at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: Phoenix at Chicago, TBD x-Wednesday, April 25: Chicago at Phoenix, TBDNashville vs. DetroitWednesday, April 11: Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m. Friday, April 13: Detroit at Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Nashville at Detroit, Noon Tuesday, April 17: Nashville at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, April 20: Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Nashville at Detroit, TBD x-Tuesday, April 24: Detroit at Nashville, TBDEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Boston3224.571 New York2927.5183 Philadelphia2927.5183 New Jersey2137.36212 Toronto2037.35112 Southeast Division WLPctGB x-Miami4015.727 Atlanta3423.5967 Orlando3323.5897 Washington1244.21428 Charlotte747.13032 Central Division WLPctGB x-Chicago4314.754 Indiana3422.6078 Milwaukee2828.50014 Detroit2135.37521 Cleveland1836.33323 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB x-San Antonio4014.741 Memphis3223.5828 Houston3025.54510 Dallas3126.54410 New Orleans1541.26826 Northwest Division WLPctGB y-Oklahoma City4115.732 Denver3026.53611 Utah2928.50912 Portland2730.47414 Minnesota2532.43916 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers3522.614 L.A. Clippers3422.607 Phoenix2927.5185 Golden State2233.40012 Sacramento1937.33915 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division Sundays Games New York 100, Chicago 99, OT Boston 103, Philadelphia 79 Miami 98, Detroit 75 New Jersey 122, Cleveland 117, OT Oklahoma City 91, Toronto 75 San Antonio 114, Utah 104 Houston at Sacramento, late. Mondays Games Washington at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Toronto at Indiana, 7 p.m. Detroit at Orlando, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at New Orleans, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Golden State at Denver, 9 p.m. San Antonio at Utah, 9 p.m. Phoenix at Minnesota, 9 p.m. Houston at Portland, 10 p.m. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 1 3 0 CASH 3 (late) 1 5 1 PLAY 4 (early) 3 4 2 9 PLAY 4 (late) 0 0 3 8 FANTASY 5 2 9 21 35 36 M ONDAY, A PRIL 9, 2012 B3 PINE SPRINGS PLAZA J UST NORTH OF BEVERLY HILLS CORNER OF HAMPSHIRE BLVD. & CR 491 BUTTERFLY PLANTS MENTION THIS AD FOR $100.00 OFF Any Lawn or Landscape Beautification Project of $1,500 or more ARE HERE! OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH FLORIDA LAWNS S o d & N u r s e r y S o d & N u r s e r y Sod & Nursery 3 5 2 6 3 4 1 6 2 5 3 5 2 6 3 4 1 6 2 5 352-634-1625 FULL LANDSCAPING SERVICE AVAILABLE Affordable Re-Sods Floratam or Bahaia FREE ESTIMATES 000B16G after missing 14 games with a sprained left ankle. Secondly, with slumping Norris Cole out of the rotation Sunday until the final minutes in part because of a 2-for-21 slump, Jones got meaningful minutes again. He made them count, too. Detroit led 21-19 after a sleepy first quarter the teams combined to shoot 1 for 12 from 3-point range in the opening 12 minutes but James gave the Heat a boost from long range to get the offense going in the second. Jones made his first three 3-point attempts in the second quarter, after not making a single first-half basket since March 20, helping spark a 31-point period by Miami. A 15-5 run midway through the second, capped by a putback dunk by James, put Miami up 42-32 with 3:40 left. The margin was still 10 at halftime, before Detroits offense went from cool to downright cold. The Pistons started 1 for 10 from the floor in the first 9 minutes of the second half, and that drought eliminated any guesswork regarding the outcome as Miami turned a 10-point halftime lead into a 22-point cushion. A 17-5 run to start the third quarter, the run ended when James found Shane Battier for a layup that put Miami up 67-45. Associated PressNEW YORK Carmelo Anthony scored a seasonhigh 43 points, making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 8.2 seconds left in overtime, and the New York Knicks spoiled a rusty Derrick Roses return to the lineup to beat the Chicago Bulls 100-99 on Sunday. Rose scored 29 points after missing the previous 12 games with a strained right groin, but he shot only 8 of 26 from the field and missed a pair of free throws with 19 seconds left in regulation and the Bulls ahead by three. Anthony made a 3-pointer eight seconds later to tie it, and scored the final five points of the extra period as the Knicks pulled out a thriller in a possible playoff preview. Despite having their starting five together for only the 11th time this season, the Bulls lost for the third time in four games, their NBAbest record falling to 43-14. The Knicks increased their lead over Milwaukee to one game for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Celtics 103, 76ers 79 BOSTON Kevin Garnett scored 20 points and Rajon Rondo dished out double-digit assists for his 17th consecutive game, finishing with 15 to help lead Boston over Philadelphia. Brandon Bass and Avery Bradley each added 18 points, and Paul Pierce had 17 as the Celtics won for the seventh time in nine games, improving their Atlantic Division lead to three games over both the 76ers and Knicks. Nikola Vucevic had 14 points and Andre Iguodala added 13 for the 76ers, who have dropped 10 of 14 to fall out first place and are now competing for the final playoff spot in the East.Nets 122, Cavaliers 117 (OT) NEWARK, N.J. Gerald Green scored a season-high 32 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 36.7 seconds left in regulation and a high-flying dunk in overtime, leading New Jersey to a win over Cleveland. Anthony Morrow scored 24 points, Deron Williams had 18 points and 10 assists, and Kris Humphries added 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Nets won a season-best third straight at home. Antawn Jamison scored a season high-tying 34 points, Lester Hudson had 26 and Alonzo Gee added 22 points and 11 rebounds for Cleveland, which lost for the 10th time in 11 games.Spurs 114, Jazz 104 SAN ANTONIO Tony Parker scored 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won their 11th straight game, beating the Utah Jazz 114-104 on Sunday night to maintain their slim lead atop the Western Conference. Manu Ginobili added 23 points for the Spurs, who are now on their second 11-game win streak a season best in the NBA. Al Jefferson led the Jazz with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Utah dropped 1 1/2 games behind Denver for the eighth and final playoff spot with nine games to go. The Spurs (40-14), who face the Jazz again in Salt Lake City on Monday night, have played two more games than the Thunder (41-15). Thunder 91, Raptors 75 OKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant scored 23 points and Oklahoma City had a 24-0 run bridging the third and fourth quarters en route to a 91-75 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night, snapping the Thunders season-high three-game losing streak. The Thunder never trailed, but the game was close for three quarters. Toronto was down 58-55 with 6:05 left in the third quarter, but the Raptors didnt score again in the period. Oklahoma City then scored the last 12 points of the quarter and the first 12 of the fourth. Jose Calderon led Toronto with 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Associated Press New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony and fans react Sunday after Anthony scored a 3-point basket in the closing seconds of overtime against the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Knicks won 100-99. All Anthony in Knicks win HEATContinued from Page B1 MASTERS Continued from Page B1

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Hunger Games still No. 1 at movies Today is Monday, April 9, the 100th day of 2012. There are 266 days left in the year. Todays Highlight: On April 9, 1942, during World War II, American and Philippine defenders on Bataan capitulated to Japanese forces; the surrender was followed by the notorious Bataan Death March which claimed thousands of lives. On this date: In 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia. In 1959, NASA presented its first seven astronauts: Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Donald Slayton. In 1962, West Side Story won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1961. In 1983, the space shuttle Challenger ended its first mission with a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. In 1996, in a dramatic shift of purse-string power, President Bill Clinton signed a line-item veto bill into law. (However, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the veto in 1998.) In 2005, Britains Prince Charles married longtime love Camilla Parker Bowles, who took the title Duchess of Cornwall. Ten years ago: Britain said goodbye to the Queen Mother Elizabeth with a funeral at Westminster Abbey. Five years ago: President George W. Bush visited the U.S.-Mexico border to tout a guest worker program for immigrants. One year ago: A man armed with several weapons opened fire in a crowded shopping mall in the Netherlands, killing six people before committing suicide. Todays Birthdays: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is 86. Country singer Hal Ketchum is 59. Actressmodel Paulina Porizkova is 47. Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam is 33. Rhythm-andblues singer Jazmine Sullivan is 25. Classical crossover singer Jackie Evancho (TV: Americas Got Talent) is 12. Thought for Today: Thinking is like loving or dying. Each of us must do it for ourselves. Josiah Royce, American philosopher (1855-1916). Associated PressCHICAGO Accustomed to wearing Vera Wang gowns on red carpets, singing at the Grammys or autographing her weight-loss memoir, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson will take on a new role under a very different spotlight in Chicagos drab criminal courts building at the trial of the man charged with murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. The Hollywood stars presence, and the accompanying media hubbub, is bound to affect the proceedings, which begin Monday. Thats when presiding Judge Charles Burns plans to start questioning would-be jurors one by one, trying to weed out anyone who could be swayed by Hudsons celebrity status. Hudson is expected to be at the trial every day once testimony begins, court officials say, and shes on the 300-name list of witnesses who could testify. While the judge will warn prospective jurors to avoid watching TV coverage of the trial, they may see Hudson on American Idol on Thursday. Legal experts widely agree on the No. 1 challenge at trials involving megastars: Its identifying 12 jurors able and willing to assess guilt solely on what they hear in court. Hudson will need to refrain from overt displays of emotion as potentially starstruck jurors eyes dart back at her, said Gerald Uelmen, a defense attorney at O.J. Simpsons murder trial. The risk is that jurors may be watching her rather than testifying witnesses, and they could be influenced by how she reacts, he said. She would be well advised not to engage in any facial expressions or outbursts. That could be grounds for a mistrial. Prosecutors say William Balfour, the 30-year-old estranged husband of Hudsons sister, shot the family in a jealous rage because Julia Hudson was dating another man. Jennifer Hudson, also 30, and Balfour grew up in the same South Side neighborhood. The bodies of Hudsons mother, Darnell Donerson, 57, and brother, Jason Hudson, 29, were found shot to death in the familys home on Oct. 24, 2008. The body of her nephew, Julian King, was found days later in a vehicle several miles away. Balfours attorneys have said the evidence is circumstantial, though prosecutors say proof he committed the crime will include gun residue found on his cars steering wheel. Adored by many Chicagoans, Hudson will pose a stark contrast to Balfour, a short man with a long criminal record. He was a one-time Gangster Disciples gang member and known by his street name, Flex, according to court documents. The dilemma posed by Balfours trial became clear last week, when 150 potential jurors filled out their questionnaires in court. Nine of the 66 questions dealt with Hudsons career: Would-be jurors were asked if theyd ever seen her Academy Awardwinning film Dreamgirls and if they belong to an organization for which Hudson is a spokesperson, presumably a reference to Weight Watchers. It was obvious many potential jurors had heard of the killings, some gasping when the judge first read the name of the case. And when Burns asked if anyone felt they couldnt hear the evidence without sympathy, bias or prejudice to step up, he looked on with apparent alarm as five, 15, then 20 people rose. He finally told everyone to sit down and disregard the question, for now. The history of highprofile trials from Simpsons to Michael Jacksons doctor, Conrad Murray suggests its hard to dim the celebrity glow. But Burns, known as a competent but quicktempered judge, wants to ensure the buzz doesnt undercut Balfours right to a fair trial. Hes made it clear he wont tolerate disruptions. Hes barred tweeting from inside court because he fears feverish typing would distract jurors. Hes imposed gag orders on attorneys. Cameras also wont be allowed in the courtroom, though that wont stop the media circus outside. Chicago isnt a paparazzi hot spot, but cameramen are likely to swoop in from New York or Los Angeles, said Ray Murray, an associate journalism professor at Oklahoma State University who studies paparazzi. Going in and out of the courtroom wont be fun for her, Murray said. They look like cannons, some of these cameras, and if youre going through what shes about to go through, you can imagine that would rattle her. The brush with celebrity may be irresistible for jurors, as theres a tendency to feel a protective bond with movie stars and singers almost as if theyre family, said prominent defense lawyer Gerry Spence. There could be a sort of underlying sense, a subconscious sense, that they have attacked somebody in (the jurors) family, said Spence. And they think, (He) shot Jennifers (mother, brother and nephew) and Im going to get him. The defense could ask Burns to bar Hudson from court possibly on grounds she is a potential witness which would be a rare but not unheard of request. But Uelmen says the judge would be reluctant to tell a daughter she cant attend the trial of the man accused of killing her mother. Hudsons publicity firm did not respond to requests for comment. Judges dont insist jurors be blank slates, they merely want to know if jurors can set aside their biases and preconceptions, said Laurie Levenson, a law professor at Loyola Law School Los Angeles. You certainly dont want a juror who hasnt heard of Jennifer Hudson, for instance, Levenson said. That would raise other serious questions, like, wheres this person been living under a rock? Attorneys wont necessarily share the judges goal of weeding out bias. The fact is, Uelmen said, neither side is looking for unbiased jurors theyre looking for jurors who lean their way. E NTERTAINMENT Page B4 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 From the stage to the courtroom C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Birthday: If you utilize all your abilities, ideas and experiences as best you can, the year ahead could be very fruitful. Your fertile imagination, combined with your strong initiative and ambition will produce a winning formula. Aries (March 21-April 19) If self-imposed uncertainties cause you to question something that you previously believed to be sound, you could start to go backward instead of moving ahead on things. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Before bringing someone into your confidence, make sure this person wont betray you and tell others certain tidbits you dont want blabbed all over town. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Your chances for success look pretty good, provided you stick to your original blueprint. Conversely, if you begin to effect some lastminute changes, youre likely to fall flat. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Your generous supply of ingenious ideas and loads of enthusiasm will count for little if you lack the discipline to finish what you begin. Make sure youre a finisher. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Usually youre an excellent judge of character, but this fine quality is apt to desert you, and you could back the very people you should most avoid. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) When it comes to a situation that calls for a firm stance and sticking to what you began, you could be convinced to take a different tack by someone who is way off course. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Continuously check every detail of your work and/or the efforts of those under your charge. Be careful not to let someone who has a tendency to rush a job call the shots. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Trying to mix business with pleasure could make for a poor combination, so it is advisable to stick with one or the other. Focus on work-related matters or devote yourself to pleasure, but not both. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Youre the type of person who likes to experiment on your work from time to time to see if you can do it better. Stick to the tried and true for the time being, however. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Although youre normally good at keeping secrets, that doesnt mean you can relax. Watch out, because with a minimum amount of coaxing, a nosy pal could have you spilling the beans. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Be satisfied with nominal profits instead of holding out for what you believe could be a better deal. Unreasonable expectations invite major disappointment. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Just because certain ideas or concepts work for another does not necessarily guarantee they will work for you. Make allowances for different situations, talents and experiences. Todays HOROSCOPE Florida LOTTERIES Today in HISTORY SATURDAY, APRIL 7 Powerball: 5 13 17 20 30 Powerball: 18 5-of-5 PBNo winner No Florida winner 5-of-56 winners$1 million 1 Florida winner Lotto: 7 14 16 23 36 43 6-of-6No winner 5-of-647$4,875 4-of-62,440$69 3-of-647,809$5 Fantasy 5: 14 16 24 26 36 5-of-53 winners$98,296.24 4-of-5429$110.50 3-of-512,029$11 FRIDAY, APRIL 6 Mega Money: 12 19 38 42 Mega Ball: 8 4-of-4 MBNo winner 4-of-43$2,684 3-of-4 MB53$333 3-of-4909$57.50 2-of-4 MB31,478$24.50 1-of-4 MB13,985$2.50 2-of-429,230$2 Fantasy 5: 4 10 26 29 30 5-of-52 winners$126,027.09 4-of-5354$114.50 3-of-510,856$10 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 B3 Associated Press Jennifer Hudson performs April 3 during the Revlon Concert for the Rainforest Fund on at Carnegie Hall in New York. The singer and actress will attend the trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew when testimony begins in Chicago. D AVIDG ERMAIN AP Movie WriterLOS ANGELES Film fans are still forking over for The Hunger Games, which took in $33.5 million to lead the box office for a third-straight weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, Lionsgates The Hunger Games raised its domestic total to $302.8 million. It easily out-earned two returning favorites, Universals American Pie sequel American Reunion and a 3-D version of the blockbuster Titanic, released domestically by Paramount and overseas by 20th Century Fox. Both newcomers opened solidly, though. American Reunion pulled in $21.5 million, the lowest haul since the 1999 original but still a decent return for a comedy franchise whose last big-screen chapter came nine years ago. Titanic in 3-D reeled in $17.4 million over the weekend, raising its domestic take to $25.7 million since opening Wednesday. That lifts the lifetime domestic gross of James Camerons megahit to $626.5 million. Starring Jennifer Lawrence as a teen forced to fight other youths in a televised death match, The Hunger Games now has topped the domestic gross of each of the Twilight movies and all but the first and last of the Harry Potter films. With $25.5 million overseas, The Hunger Games raised its international total to $157.1 million. That put its worldwide take at about $460 million. The Hunger Games has helped studios race to a record box-office pace, with domestic revenues for the year now at $2.8 billion, up 20 percent from 2011s, according to box-office tracker Hollywood.com. Were heading into summer with a tremendous amount of momentum, led obviously by Hunger Games, said Hollywood.com analyst Paul Dergarabedian. Just about everything seems to be working. The first big-screen American Pie sequel since 2003s American Wedding, American Reunion brings back all key cast members from the 1999 gross-out hit, including Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Mena Suvari and Tara Reid. The new sequel had the smallest start since 1999s American Pie debuted with $18.7 million. Factoring in inflation, the original movie also sold more tickets than American Reunion. Yet adding its $19.3 million earnings in 28 overseas markets, American Reunion started well with a worldwide total of $40.8 million. Were very content. Its a great launch worldwide, said Nikki Rocco, Universals head of distribution. Its a successful reboot of a franchise that we believe in. Hudson to appear at murder trial William Balfour is charged with killing Jennifer Hudsons mother, brother and nephew.

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E NTERTAINMENTC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, A PRIL 9, 2012 B5 P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Tony Dungy, the first African-American head coach to win the Super Bowl when the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Chicago Bears in 2007, said, I learned from Chuck Noll in Pittsburgh that speed and explosiveness on defense is the way to build a team. Both are difficult for your opponent to assimilate in practice, and then in games it is even harder to match. Bridge defense is difficult. It comes in two forms: active (explosive) and passive (quiet). When active, you try to establish and cash the tricks needed to defeat the contract. When passive, you sit on the couch reading the newspaper, waiting for the declarer to knock on your door with tricks for you what a treat! How do you judge when to be active or passive? First, listen to the bidding. If it sounds as though the opponents have ample values for their contract, you must fight to get your tricks early. In this deal, what should West lead against four spades? Following Norths jump-rebid, Souths three spades promises six or more spades and is gameforcing. North is close to a four-club advance control-bid (cue-bid), which would show a very good raise to four spades, but having only two trumps makes his hand fractionally too weak. The bidding is on the strong side, so West should lead the aggressive heart two. Now the defenders take three hearts and one spade for down one. Note that after a passive club or low-spade lead, declarer cruises home with an overtrick. 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My fiancees grandfather recently was diagnosed with cancer. My fiancee and her brother left town for two weeks to spend time with him. I stayed home, and so did Angie, my future brother-in-laws wife. Angie has three difficult children, including a daughter with special needs. It is very stressful for her. The day before my fiancee returned, Angie completely collapsed. I helped her get her kids in bed, and we talked for hours about the pressure shes under. We had a couple of glasses of wine to relax. Honestly, Annie, I never imagined things would go the way they did, but we slept together and are now tormented with guilt. We promised it would never happen again and that wed take it to our graves. The problem now is that I cant look at my fiancee without thinking what a terrible person I am. How could I do this to her? I dont think I can marry her after what Ive done, but I dont know how to break it off, either. What are my options? Worst Fiance Ever in Toronto Dear Fiance: One option is to tell the truth, possibly wrecking your engagement and Angies marriage. Another option is to say nothing, although both you and Angie would have to be able to live with the guilt, and it would take time before your relationship with her could normalize. (And theres no guarantee the truth wouldnt come out later.) You also could simply walk away from the engagement, devastating your fiancee. Or you could tell a version of the truth: that while she was out of town, you got drunk and slept with another woman. You dont have to name the woman or give the impression that you knew her. Beg your girlfriend for forgiveness, and ask her to go with you for premarital counseling. If she dumps you, so be it, but at least you both will know why. Dear Annie: My brother recently passed away. We are a well-known family in the community and received many cards, memorials and flowers. It was such a tribute, and we were very grateful. It was quite a task thanking everyone, but it would have been so much easier if you could tell your readers to: Sign the card with your first and last names. If sending a gift or flowers, please also list your address. We called the florist, but they didnt always have addresses. It is especially hard when there are multiple friends or families listed on one card and some live out of town. Please tell them. Barbara in Nebraska Dear Barbara: People often mistakenly assume that you will know who Ted and Sheila are, not considering that you might know more than one couple with those names, or that their handwriting is so illegible you arent sure if its Ted and Sheila or Tom and Stella or their address is unlisted. Please, folks, your kindness is much appreciated, so allow the recipients to thank you properly. Dear Annie : I read the letter from Distraught Daughter, whose mother has started drinking again and becomes abusive when blotto. I was an alcoholic for 30 years and now am sober. Along with recommending AA and Al-Anon, suggest they take pictures of the alcoholic. My boyfriend took a picture of me at my worst, and it was shocking. I always cleaned up the next day and didnt remember anything I did. I insisted that what people said couldnt be true. That picture helped me get sober. I wish someone had videotaped me 30 years ago when I was drunk, hostile and vulgar. I might have gotten sober earlier. Sober Now Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email annies mailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more visit www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge (Answers tomorrow) ALBUM QUESTANYWAYJUNIOR Saturdays Jumbles: Answer: Yogi won the race, but JUSTBARELY Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon. THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. INBOS CREMY WROAND ONEOLD Tribune Media Services, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Find us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/jumble Print answer here: MONDAY EVENING APRIL 9, 2012 C: Comcast, Citrus B: Bright House D/I: Comcast, Dunnellon & Inglis F: Oak Forest H: Holiday Heights C B D/I F H6:006:307:007:308:008:309:009:3010:0010:3011:0011:30 ^ (WESH) NBC 19 19 NewsNewsEntAccessThe Voice (N) (In Stereo Live) PG Smash (N) NewsJay Leno # (WEDU) PBS 3 3 14 6World News Nightly Business PBS NewsHour (N) (In Stereo) Antiques Roadshow El Paso (N) G Independent Lens Kevin Clash, the man behind Elmo. PG YellowstoneTo Be Announced Movie % (WUFT) PBS 5 5 5 41NewsBusinessPBS NewsHour (N)Antiques RoadshowIndependent Lens PG LandWorldT. Smiley ( (WFLA) NBC 8 8 8 8 8NewsNightly NewsEntertainment Ton.Extra (N) PG The Voice Live Performance, Week 2 Hopefuls from two teams compete. 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R Englishman Who Went Up a Hill but Came Down Mtn Born Romantic (2000) R (FNC) 44 37 44 32Special ReportFOX ReportThe OReilly FactorHannity (N)Greta Van SusterenThe OReilly Factor (FOOD) 26 56 26 DinersDinersDinersDinersUnwrappedDinersDinersDinersDinersMeat MenDiners (FSNFL) 35 39 35 PanthersMagicNBA Basketball Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic. (Live)MagicIn MagicPanthersWorld Poker Tour (FX) 30 60 30 51Two and Half Men Two and Half Men Armageddon (1998, Science Fiction) Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler. A hero tries to save Earth from an asteroid. PG-13 Armageddon (1998) Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler. PG-13 (GOLF) 727 67 727 Golf Central (N)The Golf Fix (N)HaneyHaneyThe Haney ProjectFeherty (N)Top 10Central (HALL) 39 68 39 45 54Little House on the Prairie G Little House on the Prairie G Little House on the Prairie PG Little House on the Prairie G Frasier PGFrasier G Frasier Frasier PG (HBO) 302 201 302 2 2 Charlie St. Cloud (2010, Drama) Zac Efron. 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INSIDE APRIL 9, 2012Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOLUME 117 ISSUE 246 50 CITRUS COUNTYHappy Easter, Mom: Watson wins Masters in playoff /B1 www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Comics....................B6 Crossword................B5 Editorial..................A12 Entertainment..........B4 Horoscope................B4 Lottery Numbers......B3 Lottery Payouts........B4 Movies......................B6 Obituaries................A6 TV Listings................B5 Classifieds................B7 ONLINE POLL:Your choice?Should state transportation officials resurrect plans to extend the Suncoast Parkway through Citrus County? A.Yes. Its an integral component to Floridas long-term highway network. B.No. Its just not needed. C.Yes, and do it now to help stimulate the economy with jobs. D.No. Not until the economy improves, anyway. 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 MONDAYHIGH82LOW52Partly cloudy. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Mostly clear tonight. PAGE A4TODAY & Tuesday morning NEWS BRIEFS TOMORROW:Long-timerMargaret Butts has seen much growth since moving in a home with a view of downtown Inverness during the 1960s./Monday COMING UP Malls new GM talks of plans NANCYKENNEDY ANDMIKEWRIGHT Staff WritersCRYSTAL RIVER For the past 21 years, Frances and Ed Marquez have owned Eds Watch and Jewelry Repair inside Sears at the Crystal River Mall. When they learned Sears was closing, they were shocked. They started looking for someplace new to move their business, but decided to stay at the mall. On May 18, Eds Watch and Jewelry Repair will open in the space formerly occupied by Claires. Despite the exodus of retail businesses away from the mall in recent years, Frances Marquez said they believe the mall is still important to the community. People still come here and walk around, she said. Our regular customers will seek us out, and this gives us more visibility for new customers. Chuck McSweeney, store manager of Belk, one of the now-three mall anchor stores, said its been scary watching businesses close and move away, but now theres a new owner, Mike Kohen of Crystal River Mall Reality Management Inc., of Little Neck, N.Y., hes got renewed hope the tide has turned. Now that someone has ownership were seeing things get done, he said. Weve had a lot of issues with roof leaks, and thats being addressed. Were seeing changes. The mall, which opened in 1990, has come on hard times in recent years. Wells Fargo Bank of Minnesota in 2011 sued to foreclose on a $16.3 million mortgage owed by former owner Simon Property Inc. At the banks request, the court appointed Boxer Reality of Dallas, Texas, as MAY 9, 1918 APRIL 7, 2012 Mike Wallace dies at age 93 FRAZIERMOORE AP Television WriterNEW YORK Mike Wallace didnt interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them. His reputation was so fearsome that it was often said the scariest words in the English language were Mike Wallace is here to see you. Wallace, whose pitiless, prosecutorial style transformed television journalism and made Minutes compulsively watchable, died Saturday night at a care facility in New Canaan, Conn., where he had lived in recent years, CBS spokesman Kevin Tedesco said. He was 93. Until he was slowed by heart surgery as he neared his 90th birthday in 2008, Wallace continued making news, doing Minutes interviews with such subjects as Jack Kevorkian and Roger Clemens. He had promised to still do occasional reports when he announced his retirement as a correspondent in 2006. Vets helping vets: Club rolls up to house, rolls on the paint NANCYKENNEDY Staff WriterBEVERLY HILLS Early Saturday, more than a dozen members of the local Rolling Thunder chapter met to give a dying fellow veteran a helping hand. With paintbrushes and rollers, they made light work of giving the house owned by Jerry Maltman a much-needed coat of paint, including a bright red front door. Maltman, 66, is dying of an incurable leukemia. Ray Thompson, a member of Rolling Thunder, said he met Maltman when the group came to the welcomehome celebration in February for Maltmans Army son, Scott Maltman, who was returning from a tour in Afghanistan. Hes currently stationed in Colorado. It was then Thompson learned how Maltman had been getting letters from his homeowners association threatening to sue him if he didnt get his house painted. However, Maltman, who lives on a fixed income, cant afford to hire someone to paint it and is unable to do it himself. He said he felt bombarded and frustrated, trying to get help. But Saturday he was all smiles as he sat in his garage. He explained, In the middle of the welcomehome party, a member of Rolling Thunder squatted next to my wheelchair and said, You look like you could use your house painted. I said, I sure NANCY KENNEDY /ChronicleMore than a dozen members of the local Rolling Thunder chapter met Saturday to help dying fellow veteran Jerry Maltman by painting his house. Maltman had been unable to comply with letters from his homeowners association telling him he needed to paint. Jerry Maltmanveteran and homeowner. See VETS/ Page A7 Brandywine Terrace closed this weekThe contractor upgrading County Road 486 will reconstruct Brandywine Terrace between Norvell Bryant Highway and Silver Hill Lane beginning Monday. The reconstruction will require the total closure of Brandywine Terrace for about one week. Roadside message boards will advise the traveling public about the closure. Detour signs will direct traffic to use North Pinecone Avenue. Associated PressTelevision news journalist Mike Wallace is pictured in 2008. Wallace, famed for his tough interviews on Minutes, died Saturday, April 7. He was 93. Brett LowCrystal River Mall general manager. DAVE SIGLER/ChronicleLow lake waters are causing some boating frustrations. The floating dock at the lake on State Road 44 east is resting on the dry land and with low water levels people launching boats are forced to go off the edge of the pavement to launch their boats. Boaters beef with local ramps NANCYKENNEDY Staff WriterLocal boaters have a love-hate relationship with area lakes boat ramps. When the water is high, they dont complain, said Larry Brock, Citrus County assistant public works director. But when the water levels go down, as they are now, boaters arent happy. The ramps shouldve been designed for extreme low water and extreme high water, like at Fort Island beach in Crystal River, said Dave Miller, a longtime recreational boater from Inverness. My biggest beefs are with the ramp at Hernando and the one on (State Road) 44, he said. It all goes back to the design of the ramp. They built it when the water was high. The problem is how the ramps drop off at the end. When boaters try to put their boats back onto a trailer after a day in the water, as they ride up onto the trailer and gun the engine, it digs up the rock and sand in the shallow water at the end of the ramp. Thats called power loading. What happens next when boaters start to pull the trailer out of the water, the rear axle hits the edge of the cement ramp and causes damage. That doesnt happen when the water is high. Brock said hes not unsympathetic to boaters hes a boater himself. I dont think its so much a problem with the ramps as it is with the lake levels, and theres nothing we can do about that, he said. He said the county makes regular weekly safety inspections and has a line item in the budget for regular maintenance. Anything beyond that would require a capital improvement project. We come along and put material back in (when boaters power load), See MALL/ Page A2 See RAMPS/ Page A7 IN THE NATION:Easter serviceChristians wake before dawn to attend annual event./Page A14 Low water levels reveal design limits; official: you can only go out so far See WALLACE/ Page A9 LOCAL EFFORTS:Give bloodFind out where the LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be parked for donations during upcoming weeks./Page A7Get foodArea groups offer low-cost food options and free meals each week./Page A4

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receiver of the mall. In March, Sears announced it would close its Crystal River Mall store by the end of April. Boxer, which also was given right to sell the mall, did just that with the sale in late March to Kohen, who paid $3 million for the mall, which is valued for tax purposes at $12.9 million. Citrus County Property Appraiser Geoff Greene said he was taken aback by the sale price. I was amazed, he said. Its very much a distressed sale, no question about it. It says something about the location. Weve had a few things close up in that area. The sale includes the mall and parking lot, but not the outparcel property. Greene said the sale price will not be counted toward the malls taxable value because it was a bank foreclosure. Inverness land-use attorney Clark Stillwell, who is not involved in the sale, said the price is an indicator of businesses that have taken an economic hit and cannot recover. There is the mall and a hundred other similar pieces that have had that situation occur, he said. The smoke clears and theyre selling for 40 cents on the dollar. On Saturday, the mall held a Customer Appreciation Day. Kids played games and tired themselves out in an inflatable bounce house. Food court vendors handed out free samples of food while live music played. Mall general manager and leasing representative Brett Low was on hand greeting people, answering questions and listening to suggestions. Having a negative connotation of the property and changing public opinion is one of the most difficult things youre ever going to do, Low said. A coat of paint or some landscaping doesnt do it, but it helps. Bit by bit were rebuilding the malls reputation after it being neglected for over a dozen years. Low said because the new owner isnt part of a group with a brand to box him in, as mall management theyre open to innovative business ideas and creative use for the available retail space. It doesnt have to be traditional retail, he said. We can do whatever we want and were wide open to ideas. This could be the restart of the American dream. He said he is particularly looking for local restaurateurs to do something with the former Gabbys restaurant space. This is a big fishing area, and a big sporting goods chain like Gander Mountain or Dicks would be great, Belk manager McSweeney said. Also, he said hed like to see more youthand juniororiented retailers, maybe an active play area for small children a place for moms to come with their kids. Every member of the family needs a reason to come to the mall, he said. Low said its going to take time. He wants to focus on hosting more community events, getting people to rethink the Crystal River Mall as their mall. My hope is as people keep coming back, theyll notice its looking better, he said. Its getting our name out there and getting positive press.Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at nkennedy@chronicleon line.com; Mike Wright can be reached at mwright@ chronicleonline.com.A2MONDAY, APRIL9, 2012CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE 000B0A8 Event Dates: April 2, 3, 4, 5 4 DAYS ONLY!! HOURS: Mon. Fri. 10am 5pm BC/BS OCALA Inside Walmart Hwy. 200 & Corner 484 352-291-1467 Crystal River Inside Sears Crystal River Mall 352-795-1484 2 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU Best of the Best four years in a row Call Today to Find Out If You Qualify! FITS 30 DB LOSS FULL SHELL #ME200 Special $ 695 00 Hearing Aid REPAIRS IN OFFICE ONLY. ANY MAKE. ANY MODEL HEARING AID REPAIRS FREE PREMIUM ZINC BATTERIES 89 LIMIT 1 COUPON PER VISIT. LIMIT 2 PACKS PER VISIT. BATTERIES BATH REMODELING BATHFITTER 000AMPC 1-866-585-8827 BATHFITTER.COM One Day Bath Remodeling In Just One Day, We will Install A Beautiful New Bathtub or Shower Right Over Your Old One!!! Tub to Shower Conversions Too!!! 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MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleThe city of Crystal hopes to unveil a letter of intent this week regarding rules governing Kings Bay water activities.AroundTHE STATE TampaAutistic girl, 9, found dead in pondA 9-year-old autistic girl who went missing from a childrens party has been found dead at the bottom of a nearby pond in central Florida. The Hillsborough County sheriffs office reported the body of Ariyanna Pivachek was found early Saturday evening in 6 to 8 feet of water after a massive search. The child was in foster care and had been picked up Saturday by a family that was considering adopting her. They took her to attend a party with eight other children, and though eight adults were supervising, she was able to wander away after 3 p.m. The sheriffs office launched a search with assistance from 50 deputies, bloodhounds, helicopters, marine divers and citizens. Authorities said the death appears to be accidental but the investigation is continuing. A news release stated the Tampa-area subdivision is dotted with numerous ponds that are often deep and have zero visibility.PensacolaEx-Marine runs to help injured MarinesA former Marine is crossing the Florida Panhandle as part of a 3,000-mile run to help injured Marines. Rick Hermelin was expected to be in Pensacola on Sunday as part of his 100day trek to support the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. His goal is to raise $10,000. The 71-year-old will be running aboard an elliptical bike called the ElliptiGo. Its an outdoor, low-impact fitness device designed to emulate the running motion. Hermelin plans to cross the country on the device to raise awareness about the benefits of being physically fit. He served in the Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963.MiamiCrocodiles rebound in South FloridaCrocodiles are making a comeback in South Florida. The population has multiplied nearly 10-fold since the 1970s. Today, more than 1,500 American crocodiles are in South Florida. The Miami Herald reports as their numbers grow, so do encounters with people and pets. Last year, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission fielded 106 nuisance croc calls. University of Florida professor Frank Mazzotti said the crocs are reoccupying territory they retreated from as their population dwindled because of hide hunters and coastal development.Fort LauderdaleWoman pleads not guilty in toxic tushA Florida woman accused by authorities of illegally injecting toxic substances into womens buttocks as an enhancement procedure has pleaded not guilty. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports Oneal Ron Morris sent a written plea of not guilty to a Broward County judge Thursday. She faces unlicensed practice of medicine and related charges in Broward County. Morris, who police say was born a man and identifies as a woman, was arrested in November on similar charges in Miami-Dade County. Her attorney says his client maintains her innocence. Authorities say Morris injected flat-tire sealant, glue, caulk and cement into womens buttocks. All three victims suffered medical complications and infections. From wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE CHRISVANORMER Staff WriterThe future use of the Homosassa Fire Station will be considered at Tuesdays meeting of the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). County staff will recommend the fire station, at 10950 Yulee Drive, be declared eligible for acquisition by a qualified nonprofit agency that would promote community interest and welfare. The fire station is used by the Homosassa Civic Club. The BOCC will be asked to send a letter to the club terminating the operating agreement it has with the county. The agreement would end July 16. The Citrus County Sheriffs Division of Fire Rescue has advised the county it is not using this building. Also on the agenda: County Attorney Richard Wesch will give an update on the 67 counties action regarding Medicaid repayments, present a resolution regarding manatee protection and ask the board for direction regarding a challenge to a recently adopted federal rule relating to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services increased regulation of water activities within Kings Bay. At 1:45 p.m. Robert Sheets, systems manager of Florida Governmental Utility Authority, will present a program to assist the county in addressing the proliferation of private water and sewer systems in the county. At 1:40 p.m., Michael L. Howell will be introduced as the parks and recreation manager from June 1. The board will execute a proclamation declaring April 22 as Earth Day. Employee service awards will be presented. Joanne Granger, grants administrator with the Department of Community Services, will be recognized as employee of the month for February. The board will execute a proclamation declaring April as Elvis is Back in Town Month. Another proclamation will declare April 8 through 14 as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. April also will be declared National Volunteer Week in Citrus County.Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at cvanormer@chronicleonline.com or 352-564-2916. Fire station use on board agenda WHAT: Citrus County Board of County Commissioners meeting. WHEN: 1 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 p.m. for public questions and comments. WHERE: Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness. A.B. SIDIBE Staff WriterCRYSTAL RIVER City officials are expected to review and vote Monday on a letter they expect to send to federal officials expressing a desire for litigation or in the very least keep the option open regarding recent rules of activity in Kings Bay. Officials had 30 days from the announcement of the final rules to give officials of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) a 60-day notice of their intention for litigation, City Attorney George Angeliadis said. The entire Crystal River City Council, other county elected officials and some private citizens have been steadfast in their opposition to the proposal and the eventual rules designating Kings Bay a manatee protection refuge. The ruling was announced March 15. Besides the refuge designation, USFWS also set new rules of conduct for waterborne activities, including a reduction of boat speeds in the area called the sport zone from 35 mph to 25 mph. At their last meeting March 26, city panelists and some residents railed against the rules and grappled with an appropriate response to the action. Attorney Angeliadis told them a lawsuit will be an uphill battle and the chance of success is remote, but councilmember Maureen McNiff suggested the city attorney draft a letter of intent anyway. They were going to consult county officials and a citizens group, which are opposed to the rules, to fashion a letter. All three parties have expressed a desire to sue if the rules first proposed last June were ever implemented. Save Crystal River Inc., the citizens group opposed to the rules, has requested the city adopt a resolution in support of a petition to have the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) seek changes to the agreement between FWC and the USFWS regarding implementation of the endangered and threatened fish and wildlife species conservation program. When USFWS announced its decision, it insisted it drafted a common-sense approach to reducing the risk of collisions between boats and manatees and listened to the concerns of opponents. Officials pointed to leaving a sport zone with a 25 mph speed zone as prime example of concessions about concerns. The proposed rule had sought to make all of Kings Bay slow or idle speed. The sport zone will be open for use during daylight hours between June 1 and Aug. 15. Slow or idle speed is defined as speed that allows steerage for a boater.Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe can be reached at 352-564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. Future of Kings Bay Crystal River officials to unveil letter of intent regarding proposed rules Special to the ChronicleIf you have some time to spare and a desire to give something back to the community, then the Citrus County Sheriffs Office may have the place for you. Right now, the front desk at the Sheriffs Office Emergency Operations Center has an immediate need for more volunteers to help staff. Shifts about 4 1/2 hours long are available from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the 3549 Saunders Way facility across from the Lecanto Government Building. Sgt. Chris Evan, who heads the agencys volunteer unit, said the sheriffs office is always looking for community-minded men and women interested in volunteering four hours a week or more to do a variety of assignments at several different locations across the county. Volunteers assigned to the EOC are responsible for answering telephones, taking messages and assisting citizens who may have appointments, questions or concerns. The scope of what our volunteers do on a day-to-day basis is incredibly diverse, said Sheriff Jeff Dawsy. But at this time, were specifically reaching out to citizens who can put in one or two shifts a week right at our centrally located EOC facility. My staff will gladly assist them by providing whatever training and tools they need to get the job done. More volunteers also are needed at the EOC to conduct Live Scan (electronic) fingerprinting services for citizens who stop by. The schedule at this location includes, 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday and noon to 3:45 p.m. Thursday. However, additional hours and/or days for providing the service at the EOC are under consideration. Interested applicants must be 18 years old and submit an application form. All applicants are subject to an interview and criminal background check as part of their processing. For more information or to request an application, call Sgt. Evan at 352-5273701, or email cevan@sheriffcitrus.org. To download a volunteer application from the Internet, go to www.sheriff citrus.org. Click on Volunteers, followed by Volunteer Application. Responsibilities include answering phones and taking messagesSheriffs office seeking volunteers to staff EOC CountyBRIEFS River alliance slates meetingMembers of the Homosassa River Alliance will host its annual picnic at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12, under the pavilion at Bluebird Springs. All members are welcome to attend. Bring a covered picnic dish to share. Installation of new officers will take place following a short business meeting. Bluebird Springs is near the intersection of Yulee Drive and Bradshaw Street. For information, call Jim Bitter at 352-628-1563. Auxiliary at Wal-Mart for boating safetyHomosassa Flotilla 15-4 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct a Boating Safety event at the grand opening of the new WalMart store from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Cardinal Street and U.S. 19 in Homosassa. Auxiliarists will distribute boating safety, Paddlesports and related literature and answer boating safety-related questions. Requests or appointments may be made to have free Vessel Safety Checks made of their boat at their home. For information, call Bill Schultz at 352-464-5576, or email at willkari@hotmail.com.CERT meeting will be April 11The regular monthly meeting of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the Northeast Quadrant will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. A strategic planning for the group will be discussed. There continues to be a need for CERT volunteers in Citrus County. For more information, call Gerry Brummer, chairman, Citrus County CERT Action Committee, at 352382-4446 or visit www.citrus countycert.org. Newcomers Club to meet April 19Citrus Newcomers Clubs next luncheon will be April 19 at The Plantation on Crystal River. The guest speaker will be a special TV personality from Bay News 9. Reservations must be made before April 12. For more information or to make luncheon reservations, call Carolyn Moss at 352-7466445 or Sharon Gatz at 352-270-3908. From staff reports

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Alan Shawn Feinstein will add money to donations given to the Beverly Hills Community Churchs Food Pantry.Donations must be received through April 30,and can include cash, checks and/or food items.The more donations made to the food pantry, themore Feinstein money will be added to the donation.The next food distribution is from 11 a.m. to noon and 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. To qualify for assistance, you must be aBeverly Hills resident with ID.The church office needs to be notified at least a week ahead of time, if requiring food, to ensure its availability.Call the church office at 352-746-3620, or stop byto make a reservation before April 19.There is an initial registration for each recipient. The Salvation Armys Food Pantry is open to Citrus County and southern Levy County residents from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) at 3975 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., 3/4 mile west of Lecanto Highway (County Road 491). Applicants are interviewed for food after a photo ID and secondary ID are provided for all adults in the household and an ID for all children in the household. For information, call 352-621-5532. 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 prebagged food. Free bread is available from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. This is for Homosassa people in need only. Floral City United Methodist Church hosts a free breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays in Hilton Hall, 8478 E. Marvin St., across from the elementary school. All are welcome. For information, call 352-344-1771. Daystar Life Centers Food Pantry is open to Citrus County residents from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) at 6751 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River (across from the Publix shopping center).Applicants will be given an interview for food after a photo ID and Social Security cards for all family members are provided. Call 352-795-8668. Hernando Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 1880 N. Trucks Ave., Hernando, provides food distribution for needy families through its food pantry, open from 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly. Please have proper photo ID available at the first request for food. For information, call 352-212-5159. Nature Coast Ministries food pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The office is at 999 State Road 44 in Crystal River (next to RaceTrac in the old Skidmore building). Call 352563-1860. SOS Ministry food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486), opposite the entrance to Citrus Hills. Call 352-527-0052 or 352746-7161. If new to the program, bring drivers license and Social Security cards for all family members for initial registration. Food is distributed according to family size. St. Annes Anglican Church food pantry opens from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. daily in the administration building. 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 at352-344-2242 or cublisa@embarqmail.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 details, 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 352-726-2522. 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. 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 352-5272381 or the church at 352-7462144. Have proper photo ID 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 gratefully 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 352527-4537 with any questions or emergency food requests.CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL HI LO PR 81 54 0.00 HI LO PR 87 53 0.00 HI LO PR 83 50 0.00 HI LO PR 84 52 0.00 HI LO PR 85 51 0.00 HI LO PR 82 48 0.00 YESTERDAYS WEATHER Mostly sunnyTHREE DAY OUTLOOK Some clouds, stray afternoon shower inland Mostly sunnyHigh: 82 Low: 52 High: 82 Low: 53 High: 80 Low: 49TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Sunday 84/48 Record 97/37 Normal 82/53 Mean temp. 66 Departure from mean -1 PRECIPITATION* Sunday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.06 in. Total for the year 3.92 in. Normal for the year 11.01 in.*As of 6 p.m. at InvernessUV INDEX: 10 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Sunday at 3 p.m. 30.13 in. DEW POINT Sunday at 3 p.m. 45 HUMIDITY Sunday at 3 p.m. 28% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were absent and trees were moderate.**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 ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:53 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:09 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY .........................11:29 P.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................9:15 A.M. APRIL 13APRIL 21APRIL 29MAY 5 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONSOne-day-per-week irrigation schedule as follows for addresses ending in: 0 or 1 Monday, 2 or 3 Tuesday, 4 or 5 Wednesday, 6 or 7 Thursday, 8 or 9 & subdivision common areas Friday. Before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. Hand watering of non-grass areas can take place any day before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU INSTALL NEW PLANT MATERIAL. Citrus County Water Resources can explain additional watering allowances for qualified plantings. Questions, concerns or reporting violations, please call Citrus County at 352-527-7669, or email waterconservation@bocc.citrus.fl.us. 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/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: HIGH. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 80 60 pc Ft. Lauderdale 79 68 pc Fort Myers 84 62 pc Gainesville 83 56 pc Homestead 80 64 pc Jacksonville 82 62 pc Key West 81 70 s Lakeland 84 57 pc Melbourne 79 61 pc City H L Fcast Miami 79 68 pc Ocala 84 58 pc Orlando 84 63 pc Pensacola 79 60 pc Sarasota 79 60 pc Tallahassee 82 57 pc Tampa 82 64 pc Vero Beach 78 62 pc W. Palm Bch. 78 66 pc FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouth winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy today. Gulf water temperature74 LAKE LEVELSLocation Sat. Sun. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a n/a 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a n/a 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a n/a 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a n/a 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 OUTLOOKTaken at Aripeka THE NATION Albany 59 34 sh 56 33 Albuquerque 75 48 ts 79 50 Asheville 73 39 s 68 42 Atlanta 73 53 s 75 49 Atlantic City 70 39 pc 64 45 Austin 83 58 pc 83 60 Baltimore 74 38 pc 67 46 Billings 55 29 pc 55 34 Birmingham 78 50 s 77 50 Boise 75 45 s 76 48 Boston 50 42 c 60 43 Buffalo 56 33 sh 51 35 Burlington, VT 53 38 rs 47 38 Charleston, SC 79 48 s 75 55 Charleston, WV 69 40 sh 68 40 Charlotte 77 38 s 75 47 Chicago 66 45 pc 59 36 Cincinnati 66 49 pc 68 37 Cleveland 60 40 sh 53 35 Columbia, SC 82 50 s 78 50 Columbus, OH 64 47 .01 sh 60 37 Concord, N.H. 48 38 sh 55 34 Dallas 72 63 2.23 pc 84 63 Denver 71 35 pc 70 44 Des Moines 70 37 s 60 32 Detroit 63 47 sh 55 36 El Paso 83 53 ts 87 62 Evansville, IN 69 54 s 69 37 Harrisburg 69 38 pc 64 40 Hartford 61 41 c 62 38 Houston 84 62 pc 83 62 Indianapolis 65 49 pc 64 37 Jackson 79 51 pc 81 53 Las Vegas 81 49 s 87 64 Little Rock 66 58 pc 79 52 Los Angeles 70 50 s 68 51 Louisville 68 54 s 71 40 Memphis 71 57 pc 78 52 Milwaukee 62 45 pc 56 33 Minneapolis 61 37 pc 48 29 Mobile 80 52 pc 82 59 Montgomery 79 48 pc 80 54 Nashville 71 50 s 73 44 New Orleans 81 60 pc 80 62 New York City 67 44 c 65 45 Norfolk 73 46 pc 70 51 Oklahoma City 63 55 ts 75 55 Omaha 73 36 s 63 35 Palm Springs 90 57 s 90 60 Philadelphia 70 39 pc 65 45 Phoenix 91 59 s 95 64 Pittsburgh 60 35 sh 59 36 Portland, ME 49 35 sh 55 36 Portland, Ore 68 50 pc 65 48 Providence, R.I. 56 41 c 61 41 Raleigh 76 38 s 72 46 Rapid City 59 29 s 58 30 Reno 74 30 s 71 41 Rochester, NY 64 33 sh 53 34 Sacramento 73 41 pc 73 48 St. Louis 69 45 s 69 39 St. Ste. Marie 47 36 .09 c 46 32 Salt Lake City 71 35 s 74 51 San Antonio 83 62 pc 82 61 San Diego 71 54 s 69 54 San Francisco 63 43 pc 65 49 Savannah 72 47 pc 78 54 Seattle 70 45 pc 63 47 Spokane 58 31 pc 67 40 Syracuse 59 32 sh 54 34 Topeka 69 36 pc 70 40 Washington 74 48 pc 68 47YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 92 Tucson, Ariz. LOW 11 Bryce Canyon, Utah MONDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 89/74/s Amsterdam 50/47/sh Athens 67/47/r Beijing 75/43/sh Berlin 49/39/sh Bermuda 70/63/c Cairo 86/61/s Calgary 46/29/pc Havana 89/62/pc Hong Kong 75/72/r Jerusalem 74/49/s Lisbon 72/53/pc London 52/40/sh Madrid 71/49/s Mexico City 72/52/ts Montreal 49/39/sh Moscow 54/35/r Paris 53/49/sh Rio 87/72/sh Rome 59/45/s Sydney 76/52/pc Tokyo 70/54/s Toronto 55/33/sh Warsaw 45/32/s 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* 8:45 a/4:07 a 7:56 p/4:02 p 9:37 a/4:55 a 8:38 p/4:42 p Crystal River** 7:06 a/1:29 a 6:17 p/1:24 p 7:58 a/2:17 a 6:59 p/2:04 p Withlacoochee* 4:53 a/11:12 a 4:04 p/ 5:45 a/12:05 a 4:46 p/11:52 a Homosassa*** 7:55 a/3:06 a 7:06 p/3:01 p 8:47 a/3:54 a 7:48 p/3:41 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) 4/9 MONDAY 8:39 2:23 9:09 2:54 4/10 TUESDAY 9:47 3:31 10:17 4:02 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. MONDAY HI LO PR NA NA NA Today's active pollen: Oak, bayberry, pellitory Todays count: 8.7/12 Tuesdays count: 9.5 Wednesdays count: 9.6 FoodPROGRAMS QUESTION: Should potential employers have the right to ask to see applicants' personal Facebook pages? 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Associated PressWASHINGTON Its been so warm in the United States this year, especially in March, that national records werent just broken, they were deep-fried. Temperatures in the lower 48 states were 8.6 degrees above normal for March and 6 degrees higher than average for the first three months of the year, according to calculations by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That far exceeds the old records. The magnitude of how unusual the year has been in the U.S. has alarmed some meteorologists who have warned about global warming. One climate scientist said its the weather equivalent of a baseball player on steroids, with old records obliterated. Everybody has this uneasy feeling. This is weird. This is not good, said Jerry Meehl, a climate scientist who specializes in extreme weather at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo. Its a guilty pleasure. Youre out enjoying this nice March weather, but you know its not a good thing. Its not just March. Its been ongoing for several months, said Jake Crouch, a climate scientist at NOAAs National Climatic Data Center in Ashville, N.C. Meteorologists say an unusual confluence of several weather patterns, including La Nina, was the direct cause of the warm start to 2012. While individual events cant be blamed on global warming, Couch said this is like the extremes that are supposed to get more frequent because of manmade climate change from the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and oil. Its important to note this unusual winter heat is mostly a North America phenomenon. Much of the rest of the Northern Hemisphere has been cold, said NOAA meteorologist Martin Hoerling. The first quarter of 2012 broke the January-March record by 1.4 degrees. Usually records are broken by just oneor twotenths of a degree. U.S. temperature records date to 1895. The atypical heat goes back even further. The U.S. winter of 2010-11 was slightly cooler than normal and one of the snowiest in recent years. 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 ID. For more information and dates for food distributions, call 352-6280445. 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. 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. We are an equal opportunity provider. The pantry is no longer open on Wednesday evenings or Fridays. For information, 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 opens from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at 19924 W. Blue Cove Drive, Dunnellon. 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. Bagged groceries are given from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursdays. Come enjoy a home-cooked meal. 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 352-465-6613 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. Inverness Church of God is at 416 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Call 352-726-4524. Peter Clark, 77INVERNESSPeter James Clark, 77, of Hardwick/Walden, Vermont, and Inverness, Florida, passed away on April 5, 2012, while living at The Vermont Respite House in Williston, Vermont. Peter was born September 15, 1934, in Burlington, Vermont, to Robert Clark and Winnona (Aunchman) Clark. He attended schools in Burlington, Ferrisburgh and Vergennes while working several area farms and the Rutland Railroad to help support his mom and younger siblings. While still a teenager, he was hired by the First National grocery chain store, who soon recognized his diligent work ethic and promoted him to manager in Enosburg Falls and then to the same position in Hardwick. First National moved out of state in the mid s and Pete and his wife, Marlene, took over the store, which became Petes Family Market. For years, Pete, his family and a devoted team of employees helped the store thrive. Pete believed in a dedicated service to his customers and in supporting community charities and youth group activities. He had a creative marketing mind and loved a good advertising gimmick. Gracing many a T-shirt, hat and sticker was his most popular logo and phrase: Petes Family Market You Cant Beat Petes Meat. Pete was also a handyman supreme and when the store sold, he used his skills in carpentry, electrical and plumbing to good employ. Living at his home on Lyford Pond and starting a second family with wife Carol, he built a reputation on assisting locals with their construction needs. Presented with a difficult task, Petes woodworking cleverness realized the solution. Pete was a major player in the design and completion of Hardwicks Knights of Columbus Hall. Pete knew how to orchestrate a proper gathering and hosted many a Family Reunion on Lyford Pond, store appreciation parties for his help and neighborhood gettogethers for his friends at his home in Inverness, Florida. Unbelievably still spirited, Pete organized a lobster feed for his family only last week at the Respite House. His favorite pastimes included hunting, fishing and painting landscapes. He enjoyed his membership in Hardwicks Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis Club and times spent with his good Inverness, Florida, buddies at the VFW Mens Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Eagles and IR-RU Family Social Club. He is survived by son Michael and wife, Alicia, of Walden; daughter Lynn and husband, Jim Millard, of South Hero; daughter Julie and husband, Gene Gravel, of Graniteville; and son Peter of Somerville, Massachusetts; grandchildren, Michael and wife, Kathy, Heather, Nicholas and wife, Meg, Caleb, Jacob, Ryley and Nathan; and greatgrandchildren Emma, Maia, Ryan and Gavin; also, his very supportive and loving siblings; brothers, Jack and wife, Maxine, of Tampa, Florida, Larry and wife, Judy, of Burlington and sisters Janice and husband, Ray, Tucker of Granville, NY, Nancy and husband, John Brigan, of Vergennes and Linda and husband, Dave Stancil, of Colchester. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by daughter, Sheri, and son, Patrick; and also by siblings Mary and Robert. He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews. We wish to thank the Vermont Respite House for their very professional, respectful, thoughtful and cheerful care and to Nurse Heather for her everhumorous approach that kept Pete laughing and smiling. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to The Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Road, Williston, VT 05495-2102. Respecting Petes wishes, there will be no funeral service, but family will host a memorial reception in Petes honor on Wednesday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Hardwick. Arrangements are in care of Holcomb-Des Groseilliers Funeral Home in Hardwick, 802-472-5541. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.George Dick Gray, 85HERNANDOGeorge Dick Gray, 85, of Hernando, died on Friday, April 6, 2012, at his home. He was born on March 31, 1927, in Easton, PA, the son of Harold and Mary Gray. Mr. Gray served in the Army during WWII. He moved to Hernando in 1993 from Pickerington, OH. Mr. Gray was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Gray of Hernando, FL; four children, Carol A. Friedhoff and husband, Richard, of Dublin, OH, George R. Gray Jr. and wife, Marlene, of Denver, CO, Beverly Murphy and husband, Kevin, of Thornville, OH, Deborah Slinger and husband, Ron, of Easton, PA; and seven grandchildren, George, Brian, Jonathan, Megan, Matthew, Michael and Anthony. A funeral service for Mr. Gray will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the Heinz Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 1:30 until the hour of services. Father James Johnson will preside. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness, FL. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Cory Keller, 20BRONSONCory James Keller, 20, Bronson, FL, died April 5, 2012, in Crystal River. Cory was born in Inverness on Sept. 1, 1991, to Jerrit and Tange (York) Keller. He was a graduate of Bronson High School, Class of 2009. He enjoyed computer gaming and was an avid hunter and fisherman and worked in the welding industry on several large projects. In addition to his parents who live in Bronson, he is survived by his brother, Jerrit Wayne J.W. Keller, his wife, Nikki, and their daughter, Jenny, of Ft. Gordon, GA; maternal grandmother, Carol York of Crystal River; paternal grandparents, Wayne and Marlene Carmichael of Crystal River; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Corys life will be celebrated at his mothers Bronson residence on Friday, April 13th, at 1 p.m. Family and friends are invited. The Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory of Inverness is assisting the family. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com. 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Obituaries must be verified with the funeral home or society in charge of arrangements. A flag will be included for free for those who served in the U.S. military. Non-local funeral homes and those without accounts are required to pay in advance by credit card, and the cost is $10 per column inch. Additional days of publication or reprints due to errors in submitted material are charged at the same rates. Small photos of the deceaseds face can be included for an additional charge. DEADLINES Deadline is 3 p.m. for obituaries to appear in the next days edition. Obituaries PROGRAMSContinued from Page A4 US heat records shatter

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LifeSouth bloodmobile schedule for April. 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 2 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org for details. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 9, Cypress Creek Academy, 2855 W. Woodland Ridge Drive, Lecanto. 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, Love Chevrolet, 2209 State Road 44 W., Inverness. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, Arbor Trail Rehab & Skilled Nursing, 611 Turner Camp Road, Inverness. 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 11, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 12, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, Citrus County Solid Waste, 230 W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Lecanto. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, Lecanto High School, 3810 W. Educational Path, Lecanto. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Village Cadillac-Toyota, 2431 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 15, First Christian Church, 2018 A Colonad St., Inverness. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 16, Withlacoochee Technical Institute, 1201 W. Main St., Inverness. 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, WalMart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 17, Walden Woods Community, 7086 W. Eatonshire Path, Homosassa. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, Citrus County Chronicle, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 19, Citrus Kia, 1850 S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, Citrus High School, 600 W. Highlands Blvd., Inverness. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, Inverness Elks Lodge 2522, 3580 E. Lemmon Drive, Hernando. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, April 23, College of Central Florida, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, Citrus County Detention Facility, 2604 W. Woodland Ridge Drive, Lecanto. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 26, Citrus Memorial Health System, 502 Highlands Blvd., Inverness. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, Crystal River High School, 1205 N.E. Eighth St., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, Bealls, 346 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 29, First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 30, Wal-Mart, 3826 S. 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FREE VISA Gift Card to first 15 scheduled appointments FREE FREE FREE Photo courtesy of Barry MannIn other years, lakefront property owners Barry and Darlene Mann say this boat usually sits in a few feet of water. but it wont last very long, he said. He added extending the ramps as some boaters have suggested would require dredging the lakes. And then where does it stop? he said. You go out another 10 feet what happens when the water drops again? I understand the frustration, he said, but you can only go out so far. When the water level gets to a certain point, the ramps close, which is another by product of drought conditions. As of this past Friday, no county boat ramps are closed. Miller said he realizes everything has to do with money, especially the lack of it, but pointed out since the local marine industry from boat sales to fishing licenses and fuel taxes generates huge tax revenues for the county, the county should consider investing in ramp improvement. He suggested charging ramp fees to non-residents. It seems like the marine industry is put off to the side, especially when it comes to the ramps on the east side of the county, he said. Dave Cutler, another longtime Inverness boater, said low water is just a fact. It comes and goes and you live with it. At least were not having to pay $5 to park like in Hernando County or over in Lake Panasoffkee where its $3 to $5. For a person who fishes every day, that could be a problem, he said. Brock said it all comes back to the Withlacoochee River and the waterways that feed it. We need rain, lots of it, to bring the lake levels back, and then the ramps wont be an issue. This is nothing new, he said.Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at nkennedy@chronicle online.com or 352-564-2927. could; theyre on my (case) and I dont know what Im going to do. And now isnt this marvelous? On top of everything they did for my boy coming home, and now theyre doing all this for me. Thompson said part of the mission statement of Rolling Thunder is to help veterans from all wars. His family has sacrificed their time, and this is a way for us to show our appreciation, Thompson said. Jerrys such a humble guy, and his son told us that the homeowners association was really hassling his dad. As a chapter we put it to a vote and it was unanimous to do this for him. Historically, this is what Americas all about people helping people, he said.Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at nkennedy@chronicle online.com or 352-564-2927. VETSContinued from Page A1 RAMPSContinued from Page A1 Blood DRIVES All donors, at bloodmobile sites or at the LifeSouth centers in Lecanto and Inverness, will receive a LifeSouth Community Blood Center backpack for the month of April.Special to the Chronicle 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.

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Wallace, whose career spanned 60 years, said then he had long vowed to retire when my toes turn up and theyre just beginning to curl a trifle. ... Its become apparent to me that my eyes and ears, among other appurtenances, arent quite what they used to be. Among his later contributions, after bowing out as a regular, was a 2007 profile of GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, and an interview with Kevorkian, the assisted suicide doctor released from prison in 2007 who died last year. In December 2007, Wallace landed the first interview with Clemens after the star pitcher was implicated in the Mitchell report on performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. The interview, in which Clemens maintained his innocence, was broadcast in early 2008.His beginningWallaces extraordinary contribution as a broadcaster is immeasurable and he has been a force within the television industry throughout its existence, Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president and CEO, said in a statement Sunday. Wallace was the first man hired when late CBS news producer Don Hewitt put together the staff of Minutes at its inception in 1968. The show wasnt a hit at first, but it worked its way up to the top 10 in the 1977-78 season and remained there, season after season, with Wallace as one of its mainstays. Among other things, it proved there could be big profits in TV journalism. The top 10 streak was broken in 2001, in part due to the onset of huge-drawing rated reality shows. But Minutes remained in the top 25 in recent years, ranking 15th in viewers in the 2010-11 season. The show pioneered the use of ambush interviews, with reporter and camera crew corralling alleged wrongdoers in parking lots, hallways, wherever a comment or at least a stricken expression might be harvested from someone dodging the reporters phone calls.His styleSuch tactics were phased out over time Wallace said they provided drama but not much good information. And his style never was all about surprise, anyway. Wallace was a master of the skeptical follow-up question, coaxing his prey with a forgive me, but ... or a simple, come on. He was known as one who did his homework, spending hours preparing for interviews, and alongside the exposes, Minutes featured insightful talks with celebrities and world leaders. He was equally tough on public and private behavior. In 1973, with the Watergate scandal growing, he sat with top Nixon aide John Ehrlichman and read a long list of alleged crimes, from money laundering to obstructing justice. All of this, Wallace noted, by the law and order administration of Richard Nixon. The surly Ehrlichman could only respond: Is there a question in there somewhere? In the early 1990s, Wallace reduced Barbra Streisand to tears as he scolded her for being totally self-absorbed when she was young and mocked her decades of psychoanalysis. What is it she is trying to find out that takes 20 years? Wallace said he wondered. Im a slow learner, Streisand told him. His late colleague Harry Reasoner once said, There is one thing that Mike can do better than anybody else: With an angelic smile, he can ask a question that would get anyone else smashed in the face. Wallace said he didnt think he had an unfair advantage over his interview subjects: The person Im interviewing has not been subpoenaed. Hes in charge of himself, and he lives with his subject matter every day. All Im armed with is research.His characterWallace himself became a dramatic character in several projects, from the stage version of Frost/Nixon, when he was played by Stephen Rowe, to the 1999 film The Insider, based in part on a 1995 Minutes story about tobacco industry whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand, who accused Brown & Williamson of intentionally adding nicotine to cigarettes. Christopher Plummer starred as Wallace and Russell Crowe as Wigand. Wallace was unhappy with the film, in which he was portrayed as caving to pressure to kill a story about Wigand. Operating on a tip, The New York Times reported that Minutes planned to excise Wigands interview from its tobacco expose. CBS said Wigand had signed a nondisclosure agreement with his former company, and the network feared by airing what he had to say, Minutes could be sued along with him. The day the Timesstory appeared, Wallace downplayed the gutted story as a momentary setback. He soon sharpened his tone. Leading into the revised report when it aired, he made no bones that we cannot broadcast what critical information about tobacco, addiction and public health (Wigand) might be able to offer. Then, in a personal note, he told viewers he and his Minutes colleagues were dismayed that the management at CBS had seen fit to give in to perceived threats of legal action. The full report eventually was broadcast.His creditsWallace maintained a hectic pace after CBS waived its long-standing rule requiring broadcasters to retire at 65. In early 1999, at age 80, he added another line to his resume by appearing on the networks spinoff, Minutes II. (A similar concession was granted Wallaces longtime colleague, Don Hewitt, who in 2004, at age 81, relinquished his reins as executive producer; he died in 2009.) Wallace amassed 21 Emmy awards during his career, as well as five DuPont-Columbia journalism and five Peabody awards. In all, his television career spanned six decades, much of it spent at CBS. In 1949, he appeared as Myron Wallace in a show called Majority Rules. In the early 1950s, he was an announcer and game show host for programs such as Whats in a Word? He also found time to act in a 1954 Broadway play, Reclining Figure, directed by Abe Burrows. In the mid-1950s came his smoke-wreathed Night Beat, a series of one-on-one interviews with everyone from an elderly Frank Lloyd Wright to a young Henry Kissinger that began on local TV in New York and then appeared on the ABC network. It was the show that first brought Wallace fame as a hard-boiled interviewer, a Mike Malice who rarely gave his subjects any slack. Wrote Coronet magazine in 1957: Wallaces interrogation had the intensity of a third degree, often the candor of a psychoanalytic session. Nothing like it had ever been known on TV. ... To Wallace, no guest is sacred, and he frankly dotes on controversy. Sample Night Beat exchange, with colorful restaurateur Toots Shor. Wallace: Toots, why do people call you a slob? Shor: Me? Jiminy crickets, they musta been talking about Jackie Gleason. In those days, Wallace said, interviews by and large were virtual minuets. ... Nobody dogged, nobody pushed. He said that was why Night Beat got attention that hadnt been given to interview broadcasts before. It was also around then that Wallace did a bit as a TV newsman in the 1957 Hollywood drama A Face in the Crowd, which starred Andy Griffith as a small-town Southerner who becomes a political phenomenon through his folksy television appearances. Two years later, Wallace helped create The Hate That Hate Produced, a highly charged program about the Nation of Islam that helped make a national celebrity out of Malcolm X and was later criticized as biased and inflammatory. After holding a variety of other news and entertainment jobs, including serving as advertising pitchman for a cigarette brand, Wallace became a full-time newsman for CBS in 1963.His familyHe said it was the death of his 19-year-old son, Peter, in an accident in 1962 that made him decide to stick to serious journalism from then on. Wallace was born Myron Wallace on May 9, 1918, in Brookline, Mass. He began his news career in Chicago in the 1940s, first as radio news writer for the Chicago Sun and then as reporter for WMAQ. He started at CBS in 1951. He was married four times. In 1986, he wed Mary Yates Wallace, the widow of his close friend and colleague, Ted Yates, who had died in 1967. Besides his wife, Wallace is survived by his son, Chris; a stepdaughter, Pauline Dora; and stepson, Eames Yates. His wife declined to comment Sunday.CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEMONDAY, APRIL9, 2012 A9 or Bifocals $ 12 9 Eyecare Express 20/20 Same Day Service Even Bifocals & Safety Glasses *CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS APPLY. THE PATIENT AND ANY OTHER PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT, OR BE REIMBURSED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT, WHICH IS PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF AND WITHIN 72 HOURS OF RESPONDING TO THIS FREE, DISCOUNTED FEE, OR REDUCED FEE SERVICE, EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT. ORDERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER SPECIALS. Hwy. 486/Norvel Bryant Fo r e st Ridge Dr Publix Heritage Hills Plaza Hwy 49 1/N. 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Actor Errol Flynn, left, and television host Mike Wallace are shown Feb. 12, 1957, before NBCs The Big Surprise TV quiz show in New York. The quiz show was hosted by Mike Wallace. Co-editor Mike Wallace, left, interviews composer Leonard Bernstein on Feb. 2, 1980, during taping of a part of CBSTVs Minutes, in New York, in a program set to air four days before a revival of the composers West Side Story opened on Broadway.

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Meadowcrest compromiseAfter reading Nancy Nehrings recent letter in the April 4 Citrus CountyChronicle, I was motivated to add my two cents regarding the future ofMeadowcrest Boulevard. What gets me is, how come the county thinks that it can direct trafficthrough a privately owned, residential street to get to its offices? Itsnot like this is a public thoroughfare! I feel Nancy has a very valid point regarding the directions to and aroundon (State Road) 44. As a Meadowcrest resident who has been vocally against theturnover of Meadowcrest Boulevard to the county, I would offer the followingsuggestions. 1. I would support the turnover of that portion of Meadowcrest Boulevard fromS.R. 44 to Meeting Tree Boulevard. This would make that portion of the road apublic road and would allow access to all commercial and business interestsin Meadowcrest with the exception of the Chronicle. This would support thecountys efforts to get state funding for the proposed traffic light on S.R. 44. 2. The remainder of Meadowcrest Boulevard be retained as a privately owned roadthat should be primarily used by residents of Meadowcrest as an access totheir homes. As Nancy suggests, both ends of this road should be clearlymarked with No thru traffic signs, and people wishing to get to thecounty offices should be directed around to S.R. 44 when coming west on County Road 486. I moved into Meadowcrest four years ago based on a desire to live in a quiet,deedrestricted community. I can see the growth and development going on inthis area, and can foresee the possibility of Meadowcrest Boulevard morphing intoa four lane bypass with lots of traffic in the future if we dont takesteps now to ensure that this doesnt happen.Howard Geer Crystal RiverOver-reaching powersThe USFWS plans on totally controlling Kings Bay and Three Sisters Springs. They will control every aspect of tourism, access and decisions regarding this area. Ultimately, they will venture inland to designate hundreds of acres as buffer zones and target private land that will be heavily restricted. This all ties into the United Nations Agenda 21. Both major political parties support this socialist globalist agenda. The Wildlands Map, exposed by Dr. Michael Coffman, and presented to the U.S. Senate, lock up as much as 50 percent of wilderness land. The GAP map commissioned by President Clinton, identifies the land not in government control through ecosystem regions, specifically, private property. These regions are then targeted for takeover. The GAP and Wildlands Maps follow closely the same boundaries. The Endangered Species Act is being used as a tool to destroy the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. This well-intended act has evolved into a weapon of mass private property rights destruction. It is mostly misused to regulate, intimidate, harass and punish landowners for having so-called endangered species on their land by taking private property for wildlife habitat. They overcome regulations and private ownership by stopping all economic uses through abusive governmental regulations which impermissibly violates private property rights protected by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. Their approach links local action to international goals and targets put forth by the U.N. Agenda 21, violating Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution which should be considered treasonous. Governmental agencies do not have the right to blindfold the citizens it robs. Scientific deception on the part of the USFWS has gone on long enough. Under current law, they are the investigator, author, decisionmaker, enforcer and appeals court for all endangered species. That is similar to hiring one person to serve as the deputy sheriff, sheriff, prosecutor, defense lawyer, jury, judge and appeals court. The potential for arbitrary enforcement, to say nothing of abuse and corruption, is virtually unlimited. Under the U.N. Agenda 21, theres no recognition of the unalienable right to ones property. Our defense relies on fighting this takeover!Edna Mattos HernandoReading mindsDonald Holcomb (Chronicle, March 23, 2012) seems to be claiming to be a mind reader as he erroneously infers what is in the minds of academics and liberals. It always amazes me that some people believe that they not only can attribute intention to others but also know the mind of God. Liberals do not necessarily reject traditional moral values; many liberals are avowed Christians, after all. Most, if not all academics and liberals would agree that there are definite ethical rights and wrongs and would not tolerate any kind of behavior. One could argue that many of the worlds belief systems contain valuable ethical guides for a civilized society, including Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, paganism and atheism. In the United States, our Constitution promotes and defends the freedom to express or not express religious beliefs. Whose moral values require that we force our personal beliefs on others? Jesus said, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Does that translate into attacking those who do not conform to your personal beliefs? To say that liberals and progressives reject the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is patently ridiculous. Progressives and liberals are constantly upholding the tenets of our founding documents, fighting for equal civil rights for all citizens, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or gender expression or religion, something that Donald clearly does not advocate. History demonstrates that the Founding Fathers set up a secular government, not a theocracy. Donald, the kind of behavior that liberals will not tolerate is any attempt to subvert this free society.Jo Darling LecantoAbout money, not childrenThe battle being waged by the sheriff (Jeff Dawsy) with Sen. (Charlie) Dean over the funding for Child Protective Service in Citrus County seems to have missed the point. Its absurd to think Sen. Dean cares less for children than Sheriff Dawsy. By the intense argument given by the sheriff with Sen. Dean, it became obvious the sheriffs real opposition to Sen. Deans decision was the reduction of his budget. He wants to, as expected, protect his empire. The Chroniclehad it right, Tuesday (March) 13, 2012, Opinion page, Power play, Dean won battle but Citrus lost. What Citrus lost was the money the sheriffs budget lost. It was never about children.Marvin Weibley Lecanto Thanks from Lady ElksThanks to all from the Ladies of the West Citrus Elks! Thank you to the Citrus County community for supporting all of our fundraising events. Thanks to the Citrus County Chroniclefor all of the invaluable publicity. Thanks to the members of the Elks for all of their help and support throughout this year. And, last but not least, thanks to all of the Ladies of the West Citrus Elks who work so tirelessly to raise money for charity. Through your hard work and dedication we were able to lend assistance to those in need. Thanks again for a successful year!Mary Waterfield Ladies of the West Citrus Elks HomosassaScope It Out 5K thank youOn behalf of the Debby Hudson Colon Cancer Foundation, we want to thank everyone who helped make the fifth annual run/walk a huge success. Our sponsors included The Citrus County Chronicle, Citrus Memorial Health Systems, Citrus Endoscopy Center, Clear Channel Outdoor and The Cancer and Blood Disease Center. We want to thank CREST School and staff who again allowed us the use of their facilities and assisted with registration, shirt distribution, food set up and anything else needed! Thank you also to Lecanto High School for the use of their facilities, and to School Superintendent Sam Himmel for her continued support of this event. Inverness Publix supplied all the water for the race. Citrus County Jazzercise warmed up the crowd and Quest 4Health stretched the participants. Citrus Memorial had healthy snacks as well as important health information. Thank you to all the school representatives who helped spread the word about the run/walk. A special thank you to the elementary school running clubs who participated, and the WTI Law Enforcement class who ran as a group. We live in a wonderful community. This event, in the five years it has been held, has averaged 300 participants. More than $55,000 has been donated to raise colon cancer awareness, encourage early screening, and fund research to find a cure for colon cancer. Most important, many people have shared their stories of being screened. Thank you to all who turned out to honor Debby Hudson. She died too young from a disease that is 90 percent curable if detected early. If you are at least 50 years old, please get screened for colon cancer. Do it for someone you love.Cindy Staten president of the Debby Hudson Colon Cancer FoundationTEENSTOCK deliversThe third annual TEENSTOCK 2012 Kids Helping Kids benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters was a great success from the standpoint of talent that took the stage on Saturday, March 24. Virtual Volume the band that started it all three years ago Zero Gravity, Grounded 4 Life, Tri Phi, Alexandria Hand, Sophie Robitaille and Haley Schroeder all possess talent beyond their young ages. It was evident these kids worked hard to prepare for this show and it was a true pleasure to be in the audience watching and listening. The kids were involved in TEENSTOCK right from the start. They attended meetings, helped with fundraising and volunteered beyond performing on the day of the event. Each one had an assigned task and they took their assignment very seriously to make the day a success. The weather looked ominous, but the line of showers advancing parted to spare us for a great afternoon of music and fun. The highlight of the day was when a concert attendee gave Zero Gravity a tip at the end of their set. A very excited Alexandria Hand and her fellow band members came up to me to show me the $100 bill they had received. Without hesitation, Alex announced Zero Gravity wanted to donate the money to Big Brothers Big Sisters. The generosity of a single fan and an entire band of kids deeply touched Big Brother Tom, and Big Sister Sheri Chancey, there with their Little Brother Ricky and Little Sister Star. The Nature Coast Friends of Blues as host of the event sends a big thank you to the small businesses that supported the Kids Helping Kids effort to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. They include Conners Gifts, Van Allen Insurance Agency, Christine Schroeder, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Neon Leons Zydeco Steakhouse, Sea Tow at Mac Raes, Rock Crusher Canyon RV Park, New Concepts International Hair Salon, The Garden Shed, KG Bridal and Gifts, Kevin Holdren, Sunshine Pewter, Crystal River Bear Factory and Chelles Scents. We also want to thank author Jerri Acree for her kind donation to Big Brother Big Sisters from proceeds of the sale of her book, Life Behind the Freezer Door from her Go for the Green series. Collectively, your generosity brought added success to our day. This day allowed the light to shine on the kids in our community who are doing the right thing. They have parents who support their desire to learn music. If you missed the event this year, TEENSTOCK Kids Helping Kids is an annual event that is well worth your support next year.Susan Mitchell Nature Coast Friends of Blues Inc. Checkout angelsI want to thank the two young women who helped me in Inverness Wal-Mart on Monday afternoon about 3 p.m. While standing in the checkout line, I became faint and hurried to sit down on the front bench. They noticed I needed help and rushed to my side, holding me up to prevent me from falling. They called 911 on my behalf and continued to comfort me as they held me up while waiting for the ambulance to arrive. I am so appreciative of their help. Had it not been for those two angels, I might have collapsed onto the floor and injured myself. 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OPINION Page A12MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 Helping clean upWhen I went for a walk with my dog onSaturday, I couldnt help but notice all the people in blue T-shirtscleaning and fixing up things around Crystal River. I inquired and learnedthey were from Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church. How lucky we are to havethem contribute their time to our town. Thanks.Charles Amos Crystal RiverA pledge to the peopleTo the great citizens of Inglis: First, I would like to thank each and every voter (who) took the time out of their busy lifestyle to cast your vote. I would especially like to thank the 234 (who) voted to dissolve the Inglis Police Department. Why you ask? Let me explain. The vote was extremely close, and that tells me that a lot of people are not happy with the way we do business. As your chief, I am pledging to you I will be reviewing all aspects of the Inglis Police Department and making changes that will benefit the citizens we are sworn to serve and protect. Furthermore, I would like to extend a personal invitation to every citizen to stop in at the police department and speak with me about any concerns you might have. As I have said on many occasions this is your police department, I just run it for you. I am not so nave as to believe I can please all the people all the time, but I will do my best to ensure every citizen will be treated fairly with respect and dignity, this is my promise to you. I look forward to an improved working relationship with all the business interest in the Town of Inglis and offer the same invitation to come speak with me, or advise me of any concerns during my visits to your businesses. Again, thank you to our supporters, and thank you to everyone for the wake-up call.Steve Dixon, chief Inglis Police DepartmentNot too harshVarious news sources report some coaches, fans and other supporters of the New Orleans Saints football team were bemoaning the fact that the NFL, after an investigation suspended a coach and his assistant, fined the team $500,000, and took away two drafts picks. The feedback from some of them was that it was too tough. This was due to a NFL investigation that allegedly 29 players had been involved in a promoted policy where players could earn $1,500 for knockouts of an opposing team member, supposedly by injuring them in some way so they could no longer play the game. A pig farmer, and perhaps anyone else, could say hogwash for such comments. Injuries could not only terminate a players action, but could possibly make him lose his livelihood, and even his life. In the criminal justice system, it is my understanding anyone paying somebody to hurt anyone, or anyone who on purpose disabled someone else could be charged with aggravated battery and could spend years in jail. The study indicated this has been going on for at least three years and perhaps longer. Is it possible the time has come for the criminal justice system in New Orleans, and in other NFL cities, to begin to take an interest for any such actions and end any such alleged despicableactivity?William C. Young Crystal River Meet Nathan Fletcher, candidate for mayor of San Diego. He will lose, at least if the polls are right. But he has raised a minor stir through a video posted online a few days back. In it, he explains his decision to leave the Republican Party and identify henceforth as an independent. I dont believe we have to treat people we disagree with as an enemy, he said. I think we can just say sometimes we disagree. Ive fought in a war, adds Fletcher, a Marine who served in Iraq. I have seen the enemy. We dont have enemies in our political environment here. Fletchers decision has been scorned by observers from both parties as a desperate gamble by a guy trying to shake up a flagging campaign. Maybe it is. But that doesnt denigrate the essential truth of what he said, and in particular, that word he used: enemies. It is a telling term. After all, one might negotiate with an opponent. One only contends against an adversary. But one seeks to destroy an enemy. And it makes you wonder: Is that really the way we the people see ourselves? The evidence of recent years suggests it is. The socalled culture wars a battle of ideas and ideals concerning abortion, faith, gay rights, gun rights, Muslim rights, global warming, health care, immigration are fought with splenetic bile that would have been unthinkable not too very long ago. But that was before a congressman heckled a president, before guns were brought to presidential appearances, before a radio host called a college woman a slut, before someone set a fire at the construction site of a Tennessee mosque, before I want my country back became a rallying cry. It was before there grew this gnawing sense that we do not know each other anymore, that the extremes are pulling the center apart. Nor is Fletcher the only one to notice. Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Republican moderate, announced her retirement a little over a month ago, blaming the dysfunction and polarization of American politics. One is tempted, in the spirit of moral equivalence, to ascribe blame for this polarization to both parties, but that is simply untrue. For all their sins of ineptitude, infighting, cynicism and even occasional name calling, it is not the Democrats who have gone off the ideological deep end. The party has not championed same-sex marriage or gun confiscation, much as some of its constituents might want it to. It compromised on health care and the Bush-era tax cuts, much as some of its constituents wish it had not. No, it is the GOP that has abandoned the center and embraced ideological extremism as a virtue. It is telling to hear its candidates use moderate as an epithet and argue over who is the most conservative, as if the word contained some pixie dust of common sense and moral rectitude. It is sobering to realize Ronald Reagan, patron saint of modern conservatism, would be unelectable by the standards thereof: he raised taxes and was known to compromise with political opponents not enemies to get things done. That was then. His party has since engaged in a 30-year flight from the center that reaches its nadir at least, let us hope its the nadir in this era of tea party incoherence, faith-based policy, fear mongering and tax pledge tyranny. This era when compromise is lost art and dirty word and some Americans see other Americans as enemies an era in which there is something lonely and foregone about pleading with an angry nation that this is not how it is supposed to be. As one Republican once put it, We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. For the record, Nathan Fletcher did not say that. Abraham Lincoln did, 39 days before the beginning of the Civil War.Write to Leonard Pitts Jr. at 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132 or lpitts@miamiherald.com. A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right mans brow.Charles Brower, Advertising Age, Aug. 10, 1959 GOP, great enemy of reason 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 BOARDGerry Mulligan ..........................................publisherCharlie Brennan ............................................editorMike Arnold ..........................................HR directorSandra Frederick ............................managing editorCurt Ebitz ........................................citizen memberMac Harris ......................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ................................guest member THREE SISTERS SPRINGS FWS, city keep open dialogue The city of Crystal River and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) continue to demonstrate they can find compromise in the plans to develop Three SisterS Springs into an urban ecotourism destination. As usual, nothing is easy in Crystal River. City Manager Andy Houston reported this past week in his quarterly management meeting with FWS, it was agreed a kayak landing would be taken out of the revamped management plan. The property surrounding Three Sisters Springs was purchased in 2010 after millions of dollars were raised from public and private sources to preserve the 57-acre tract of land. While officially owned by the city, FWS will develop, manage and maintain the property. The general public has been delighted with the purchase, but adjacent homeowners are concerned Three Sisters will become too popular and the additional tourist traffic will disrupt their peaceful lifestyles. The kayak landing was unpopular with neighbors because on busy weekends the proposed location is already overcrowded with boat and kayak traffic. The second major objection concerns public access to the north side of the property at Gator Hole. Original plans call for a viewing area at Gator Hole, but that is right across the canal from the backyards of some homeowners who fear a loss of privacy. To us, it is pretty obvious the city and FWS have been doing a good job balancing the needs and rights of the general public with the desires of the adjacent property owners. The city and FWS have been trying to thread the needle and placate everyone. That might not be totally possible, but we appreciate the attempt at finding consensus. Everyone who buys property and builds a home on any waterway must remember they do not have complete control over what happens in their backyard. As Three Sisters is developed into this ecotourism destination, were confident City Manager Houston and FWS will continue to have dialogue and take input from the public. But we also urge all parties to remember the intent behind the purchase of Three Sisters: To preserve it from private development and to turn it into an ecotourism destination while providing protection to the springs where manatees congregate by the hundreds during the cold winter months. We also urge the FWS not to give up on the idea of using some of the vacant shopping centers on U.S. 19 for a welcome center and for public parking. If pursued with passion and resources, Three Sisters will help Citrus County celebrate its environmental uniqueness while building our tourismbased economy at the same time. Stay on track. THE ISSUE:Three Sisters Springs future.OUR OPINION:Keep dialogue open, but keep moving. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters must be no longer than 350 words, and writers will be limited to three letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to letters@chronicleonline.com .LETTERSto the Editor Raises undeservedThis is in response to the Sound Off, Raise deserved, about Brad Thorpe saying we have to raise taxes. Obviously, the person who wrote this Sound Off must have a huge pension. Unfortunately, most of us do not. Many of us are just barely getting by and with a bad economy, raising taxes at this time is ridiculous. As far as $10 an hour those county workers should be happy they even have a job. How about the thousands of people who are unemployed right now and cant even pay their bills? Theyre lucky to even have a job so they can pay their bills. So giving them a raise is ridiculous at this time. When the economy starts to improve, then, yes, we should give them a raise.Services more importantPlease maintain our services. Raise the millage if you have to. Over the past four years, my taxes have actually gone down over 16 percent. But at the same over the past four years, Ive lost my job. I finally was able to find some work for a much lower pay. I want our community to maintain our libraries, pool, parks, beaches, etc., so people will continue to come and invest in Citrus County. Dont destroy my and the rest of our future by shutting all these things down where people wont come and our economy will not revitalize. Keeping all these things up and raising taxes by a few points would definitely benefit everyone, even us with low-paying jobs looking to better ourselves.Phone taxesHave you read your phone bill lately? Read it. My phone bill is one-third taxes. Bummer.Tank filled, wallet emptyJust returned from the gas station $62 and change for 15.9 gallons of gas. Wow. Still no signs alongside the road telling me how expensive gas is. And, boy, I really miss my old friends. Dont see them on the dance floor anymore; dont see them for breakfast. Hopefully the price will start going down soon. 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. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 Leonard PittsOTHER VOICES CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE

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Take notesLife is an enormous classroom and were all students studying for the final exam.Plainclothes officersIm a addressing the Dress the part Sound Off that was in the paper (March 28). Many sheriffs officers and policemen get their uniforms on at the police stations. They dont normally sometimes have them on from their home. This man could have been on duty and if he needed help, Im sure there would have been more than one police car at the scene. The other thing is if they take their cars home, I think thats a wonderful thing because if I was having a heart attack and I needed help, I would be glad that he had his car at home and I wouldnt care if he came to our home in his pajamas, as long as theyre there to help us when we need them.Profane RushRush Limbaugh didnt lose over 100 sponsors because he was so truthful. He lost them because he was profane, way out of line and misogynistic. Sometimes Bill Maher gets out of line, but never to the degree Rush did. Huckabee should bring some civility to the extreme right when he begins his radio show. Watch C-SPANI would like to see this in print. More people from 65 and younger need to watch C-SPAN. Its paid for by your cable bills. And that goes for you older ones who are so set in your ways. Listen to the legislators when they are on C-SPAN because then youre getting it from the horses mouth, not from the media that is so biased in all areas. So think about that. We need to wake up our young people. Watch C-SPAN.SUNs stripWhen you watch a ballgame on SUN, that little information strip at the upper left-hand corner is so small you cant read it. On ESPN and ESPN2 its down in the lower right and its wonderful. You can read it without straining your eyes. Why cant they do it on SUN?VA a great aideGerry Mulligan, this is for you to listen to: I am a patient and I am a veteran of World War II and I get hearing aids. In fact, the hearing aids Im wearing now (if I bought them) on the outside, would be $7,000. I get mine free. Your father also could get his free if hes a veteran of World War II, as you say in your column. They give great hearing aids at the VA. I know. Ive been getting them now for 20 years and each time I get them, because my hearing gets worse, my hearing aids get better with better condition, better programming and better everything. So you tell him to get to the VA and get some help. It wont cost you a dime.Our foolsToday is Sunday, April 1, 2012. I love the Today in History column in the Chronicle and on this date in 1789, the U.S. House of Representatives held its first full meeting in New York. I knew it all along; Congress is a big April Fools joke. Have a great day.Turn lane inadequateI just went past Crystal Oaks heading north on (State Road) 44. Theyve expanded the turn lane there to twice the length of what most of them are, and yet the turn lane at (S.R.) 44 and (County Road) 491 is actually shorter than the turn lane, but then you turn around to go into Cowboy Junction. Its definitely half the size of the one at Turkey Oak. Did they think nobody lives in Beverly Hills anymore, that wed never need to make a turn there? Right now, Im coming up on it and the traffic is backed up and the turn lane is full and Im going to have to wait out in the road. Not a good situation. Make that turn lane longer.Leave Pitts aloneA writer to your paper does not like your columnist, Leonard Pitts, and believes he should be silenced. Lets hope that (the writers) solutions do not prevail.Pet misses vetBoo-Boo wants to know where his vet his vet has gone, Dr. Tony Muchler. Someone must know.Manners countCongratulations to the Citrus County Art League for their production of Dr. Cooks Garden, a terrific play. Its wonderful to have theater here locally. However, we must not abuse that. One lady left her cell phone on during the performance and not only had one call come in, she answered it. And darned if she didnt have another call come in about 20 minutes. I wanted to wring her neck. Anyway, also, we had men showing up in Bermuda shorts. All of this is just wrong. We need to respect the theater and give it more respect than Bermuda shorts and bringing cell phones into live perform ances.Outlet mall possibleI was at the mall yesterday and was amazed how empty it was. My suggestion to bring business back there is to make it an outlet mall. We do not have an outlet mall near here and I think it would be a big hit.Spruce up streetsBeverly Hills is getting bad. On my street, somebody has a big moving van which they park day and night. Theres also, on the other end of the street, a semi parked in the front yard. And then somebody else three doors down, it looks like theyre living in a carport. They have all their furniture out there. They eat out there. When it rains, theyre wearing coats. Beverly Hills is getting bad.Permit onlyIts pretty obvious issuing concealed weapons permits in Florida is out of control. I see nothing wrong with issuing a permit if the person has a legitimate reason for needing to carry a concealed weapon. No need to change the law; just dont renew any of the licenses and the permits out there until they can prove they absolutely need to carry a weapon.Need more infoIve been reading all the statistics about how many people in Florida have carry permits, have the legal right to carry weapons. Why are there no statistics as to whether the crime rate has dropped or not since these laws were enacted and how many people have actually legally used their weapons to defend themselves against crime? Seems a little one-sided to me.Litter detailWhy doesnt Citrus County enforce the prisoners to clean up the roadsides? (State Road) 44 by the dump going toward Inverness and Crystal River is filthy with litter, papers and bottles and things people are taking to the dump, all over the road. Why dont they get a workforce from the county jail and let them go out weekly and clean that up? Its an eyesore for anybody coming into Crystal River or Inverness. It looks terrible. Other counties have many, many crews out cleaning the roadsides. I dont understand why Citrus County and our county commissioners dont do something about that instead of raising our taxes on the gasoline.Tipping not optionalFood servers choose their profession because this sort of work gives them a chance at a decent income. If restaurant owners paid a living wage, the owner would have to close their doors because who wants to pay $20 for a hamburger? So, you grumblers of tips, you have three choices: 1. Stay at home and eat. 2. Go out to eat and stiff your server. 3. Quit grumbling and do the right thing and leave a tip.Over-the-top tipping On this controversy on tipping: Wherever anybody came up with this 18 or 20 percent tip, its totally ridiculous. Ten percent on your money is good anywhere. Ill gladly put my money away and get 10 percent interest and I will tip 10 percent. If my check is less, I might tip more. But its ridiculous to think you have to pay somebody 15, 18 percent. What are these people thinking? OPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEMONDAY, APRIL9, 2012 A13 000B3GW Not Our New lower Prices! Schedule your FREE A/C System Evaluation and discover how inexpensive a new Air Conditioner can be. Not ready for a new system? Maintain your old one with our Complete Energy Tune-Up. Call 795-2095 CACO1045 BayAreaCool.com Too Big? Win a New iPad go to BayAreaCool.com Contest Ends 5-31-2012 Visit Often For Exciting Giveaways! FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY ASK ABOUT EZ PAY! 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Easter colors Associated PressDyed chicks are displayed for sale for Easter in the Bab Touma district in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday. Syria scuttles truce planBEIRUT A U.N.-brokered plan to stop the bloodshed in Syria effectively collapsed Sunday after President Bashar Assads government raised new, last-minute demands the countrys largest rebel group swiftly rejected. The truce plan, devised by U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, was supposed to go into effect Tuesday, with a withdrawal of Syrian forces from population centers, followed within 48 hours by a cease-fire by both sides in the uprising against four decades of repressive rule by the Assad family. But on Sunday, Syrias Foreign Ministry said ahead of any troop pullback, the government needs written guarantees from opposition fighters they will lay down their weapons. The commander of the rebel Free Syrian Army, Riad al-Asaad, said while his group is ready to abide by a truce, it does not recognize the regime and for that reason we will not give guarantees. Regatta Associated PressMen dressed in costumes parade during a regatta Sunday in Lagos, Nigeria. Organizers held a boat regatta as part of the ongoing Lagos Carnival. The carnival will come to its height Monday as dancers and masqueraders walk through the streets of Lagos' two main islands. Rocket at launch pad in North KoreaTONGCHANG-RI, North Korea North Korean space officials have moved all three stages of a long-range rocket into position for a controversial launch, vowing Sunday to push ahead with their plan in defiance of international warnings against violating a ban on missile activity. The U.S., Japan, Britain and other nations have urged North Korea to cancel the launch, warning firing the long-range rocket would violate U.N. resolutions and North Koreas promise to refrain from engaging in nuclear and missile activity. From wire reports World BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A14MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Associated PressTULSA, Okla. Two men were arrested Sunday in a shooting rampage that left three people dead and terrorized Tulsas black community, and police said one suspect may have been trying to avenge his fathers shooting two years ago by a black man. Police identified both suspects as white, while all five victims in the rampage early Friday were black. Police and the FBI said it is too soon to say whether the attacks in Tulsas predominantly black north side were racially motivated. Police spokesman Jason Willingham said investigators are considering many possible motives but based on Facebook postings, revenge appeared to be a factor. In a Thursday update on Facebook that appeared to have been written by 19-yearold Jake England, he angrily blamed his fathers death on a black man and used a racial slur. He said Thursday was the second anniversary of his fathers death. Its hard not to go off, given the anniversary and the death of his fiance earlier this year, the posting said. Its apparent from the posting on the Facebook page that he had an ax to grind, and that was possibly part of the motive, Willingham said. If you read the Facebook post and see what hes accused of doing, you can see theres link between the two of them. The Tulsa World reported Englands father, Carl, was shot in the chest during a scuffle with a man who had tried to break into his daughters apartment. England later died. The man charged in the shooting is serving a six-year sentence on a weapons charge, according to Department of Corrections records. Acting on an anonymous tip and backed by a helicopter, police arrested Jake England and Alvin Watts, 32, about 2 a.m. Sunday at a home in Turley, just north of Tulsa. The two men were roommates, and officers went to their home, then followed them several blocks to another home, where they were arrested without incident, police said. Tulsa police arrest 2 shooting suspects Authorities: Motive for violent acts may have been revenge Jake Englandis a shooting spree suspect. Alvin Wattsis a shooting spree suspect. Associated PressWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. As the sun rose Sunday on an old Moravian cemetery in North Carolina, 310 musicians with trumpets, tubas and trombones played in unison while thousands sang, Hallelujah, praise the Lord in an Easter scene mostly unchanged since before the Revolutionary War. The Moravian churches in Winston-Salem a city famous for tobacco, higher education and Krispy Kreme doughnuts celebrated Easter at sunrise for the 240th time, a streak unbroken by rain, freezing temperatures or the Civil War. To have 8,000 to 10,000 people come together like this in a worshipful atmosphere is just remarkable, said I.B. Southerland, a Moravian church member who organized and deployed about 160 ushers who keep the overflow crowds moving through the narrow streets and paths of the cemetery known as Gods Acre. Its one of the oldest and possibly the largest such ceremony in the U.S. It starts well before dawn for the members of the Moravian Church, whose ancestors settled here in the 18th century, concentrated in a part of the city now called Old Salem, with brick sidewalks and colonial buildings. Each day of Easter Week the Moravians have a distinctive church service, culminating in the weekend that sees hundreds of members cleaning and decorating the distinctive gravestones, whose uniformity symbolizes the equality of believers before God. Its Sunday morning, though, that really sets this celebration apart. Brass bands assemble at Moravian churches across the city shortly after midnight, and at 1:45 a.m. they all play Sleepers, Awake, before setting off on a two-hour circuit of their neighborhoods, stopping to play hymns and chorales on street corners and familiar landmarks. This is the best day of the year, Andrew Halverson, who directs the brass band at Ardmore Moravian Church, told his musicians before they headed out into the early morning darkness. Easter is the best time of year, for so many reasons. Services at sunrise North Carolina Moravians mark 240 years of Easter ceremony Associated PressVATICAN CITY Pope Benedict XVI implored the Syrian regime Sunday to heed international demands to end the bloodshed and expressed hope the joy of Easter will comfort Christian communities suffering because of their faith. Benedict, struggling with hoarseness and looking tired, celebrated Mass on Christianitys most joyous holy day on the floweradorned steps of St. Peters Basilica, before a crowd of faithful that swelled to more than 100,000 by the end of the two-hour-long ceremony. At the end of Sundays Mass, Benedict moved to the basilicas central balcony to read his Easter message to the entire world, as he put it, delivering a ringing appeal for peace in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East, and in Africa, citing coup-struck Mali and Nigeria, where Christians and Muslims alike have been hit by terrorist attacks. May the risen Christ grant hope to the Middle East and enable all the ethnic, cultural and religious groups in that region to work together to advance the common good and respect for human rights, the pope said. Pope celebrates Easter with call to end violence Associated PressA crowd gathers in front of Home Moravian Church on Salem Square in Winston-Salem, N.C., for the Easter sunrise service Sunday. Associated PressWASHINGTON Misha McLamb helped keep fighter jets flying during a military career that took her halfway around the world to the Persian Gulf. But back home, the Navy aircraft specialist is barely getting by after a series of blows that undid her settled life. She was laid off from work last year and lost custody of her daughter. Shes grappled with alcohol abuse, a carry-over from heavy-drinking Navy days. She spent nights in her car before a friends boyfriend wrecked it, moving later to a homeless shelter where the insulin needles she needs for her diabetes were stolen. She now lives in transitional housing for homeless veterans except the government advised occupants to leave because of unsafe building conditions. I wasnt a loser, McLamb, 32, said. Everybody whos homeless doesnt necessarily have to have something very mentally wrong with them. Some people just have bad circumstances with no resources. Once primarily male veteran problems, homelessness and economic struggles are escalating among female veterans, whose numbers have grown during the past decade of U.S. wars while resources for them havent kept up. The population of female veterans without permanent shelter has more than doubled in the past halfdozen years and may continue climbing now that the Iraq war has ended, sending women home with the same stresses as their male counterparts plus some gender-specific ones that make them more susceptible to homelessness. The problem, a hurdle to the Obama administrations stated goal of ending veterans homelessness by 2015, is exacerbated by a shortage of temporary housing specifically designed to be safe and welcoming to women or mothers with children. The spike comes even as the overall homeless veteran population has gone down, dropping by nearly 12 percent to 67,500 between January 2010 and January 2011, officials said. More women vets are homeless, but housing scarce Associated PressHomeless veteran Misha McLamb, 32, gets ready to leave for class from her transition home March 9 in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington. Associated PressPope Benedict XVI greets the faithful after the Urbi and Orbi blessing at the end of the Easter Mass on Sunday in St. Peters Square at the the Vatican. Cheryl Sodini from Holy Rosary Catholic Church gathers with a crowd of nearly 1,000 catholic celebrants from the Memphis, Tenn., area during the annual Easter Sunrise Mass at Calvary Cemetery in Memphis. Afghans, US sign deal on night raidsKABUL, Afghanistan The U.S. and Afghanistan signed a deal Sunday giving Afghans authority over raids of Afghan homes, resolving one of the most contentious issues between the two wartime allies. The majority of these raids are nighttime operations in which U.S. and Afghan troops descend without warning on homes or residential compounds searching for insurgents. The raids are widely resented by Afghans.

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Baseball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Basketball/B3 Entertainment/ B4 Puzzles/ B5 Comics/ B6 Classifieds/ B7 Carmelo Anthony comes through in the clutch to edge the Knicks past the Bulls / B3 Section BMONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE SPORTS BRIEFSTebow draws crowd to Easter serviceGEORGETOWN, Texas Tim Tebow drew a crowd of about 15,000 to an outdoor Easter church service Sunday, telling the gathering its important to be outspoken about faith while admonishing athletes about not being better role models. In Christianity, its the Pope and Tebow right now, Celebration Church pastor Joe Champion said. We didnt have enough room to handle the Pope. Tebow has a flock of admirers drawn as much to his religious leanings as his Heisman Trophy skills. The service was peppered with lively Christian rock songs and Tebow took the large stage to cheers. He sat for a 20-minute interview with Champion to talk about his faith and its role in his public life. He also took a shot at professional athletes who insist they are not role models. Yes you are. Youre just not a good one, Tebow said. Although church officials said they typically get their biggest crowds on Easter, Tebow was clearly the big draw. Several hundred started heading toward the exits after Tebow spoke, not waiting for Champions main Sunday sermon.Isner wins to take US into Davis semisROQUEBRUNE, France John Isners big serve and solid forehand proved too strong for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, defeating the Frenchman 6-3, 7-6 (4) 5-7, 6-3 Sunday to put the United States into the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time since 2008. Tsonga had chances, but could only break his serve once as the Americans took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series, setting up a match against Spain. Defending champion Spain led Austria 3-1 behind a win by David Ferrer. In other quarterfinals, host Czech Republic topped Serbia 4-1 and Argentina beat Croatia 4-1.Serena dominates in final of Family CircleCHARLESTON, S.C. Serena Williams has plenty to keep her busy. Theres college classes, a relaunch of her clothing line and a possible move to Paris. And, oh yeah, theres that brand of dominant tennis that Williams plays. Williams capped a week of powerful performances with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Lucie Safarova to win the Family Circle Cup on Sunday. It was Williams 40th WTA title and first on clay in four years. With the title, Williams moved one away from Kim Clijsters among active players on the career list. Venus Williams leads with 43 championships. Williams also was happy to honor the 40th anniversary of the Family Circle tournament and the legacy of womens tennis. The tournament named its stadium court on Saturday night for tennis great and pioneer Billie Jean King. King and members of the Original 9 players, who formed the first womens tour and fought for better prize money, were saluted during the weekend.From wire reports Spring cleaning: Rays sweep YankeesAssociated PressNew York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow speaks Sunday at Celebration Churchs Easter on the Hill in Georgetown, Texas. Associated PressST. PETERSBURG Jeremy Hellickson came within one out of a threehitter on his birthday and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 3-0 Sunday to complete a season-opening sweep and match the best start in club history. Carlos Pena and Jeff Keppinger homered for Tampa Bay, which also started with three consecutive wins in 2002. The Yankees are 0-3 for the first time since 1998, when they went on to win 114 games and the World Series. Celebrating his 25th birthday, Hellickson (1-0) limited the Yankees to doubles by Nick Swisher, Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez. The 2011 AL Rookie of the Year walked four, struck out four and was one out from his third career complete game and second shutout when he was replaced by Fernando Rodney after 118 pitches. The Yankees went 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position against Hellickson and Rodney, an offseason addition to Tampa Bays bullpen who got the win in Fridays season opener and then earned saves in each of the next two games. New York was 5 for 25 in those situations for the series. Pena homered off starter Phil Hughes (0-1) in the third. Another offseason acquisition, Keppinger hit a solo shot off Boone Logan in the sixth. Matt Joyce drove in Tampa Bays other run with a first-inning, broken-bat triple that skipped past sliding right fielder Raul Ibanez. Hellickson gave up a one-out double in the second to Swisher but escaped further damage Associated PressTampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, left, celebrates his 3-0 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday with manager Joe Maddon in St. Petersburg. Tampa Bay gets day off, then heads to Detroit See RAYS/ Page B2 Bubba Watson hugs his mother Mollie on Sunday after winning the Masters. The win was Watsons first major victory. He won by hitting a wedge shot that may have trumped the historic double-eagle 2 Oosthuizen dropped in on the second green early in the final round. Associated PressCharl Schwartzel, right, helps Bubba Watson put on the green jacket Sunday after Watson won the Masters following a sudden-deat h playoff on the 10th hole in Augusta, Ga. Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. Bubba Watson started the day by watching the rarest shot in golf. He ended another thrill-a-minute Sunday at Augusta National with a signature shot of his own to win the Masters. So deep in the trees right of the 10th fairway that he couldnt even see the green, Watson hooked a wedge off the pine needles from 155 yards to about 10 feet from the hole. That set up a par, good enough to beat Louis Oosthuizen on the second playoff hole. If Ive got a swing, Ive got a shot, Watson said. It was Oosthuizen who set the tone for this wild day with a double eagle only the fourth in Masters history on the par-5 second hole when his 4-iron from 253 yards landed on the front of the green and rolled some 90 feet into the hole for a 2. Somehow it fell in my hands today, said Watson, who closed with a 68. Its amazing. Its a blur, the last nine holes I dont remember anything. SomehowI guess I cried all my tears out. He was blubbering hard on the 10th green, shoulders heaving, for so many reasons. Just two weeks ago, he and his wife adopted a baby boy, Caleb. The first person on the green was his mother his father died right after the Ryder Cup in 2010. And suddenly, the powerful lefty with a million shots in the bag was a major champion. I never got this far in my dreams, Watson said in Butler cabin, where defending champion Charl Schwartzel helped him into the green jacket. Its a blessing. To go home to my new son, Watson makes astonishing run to catch Oosthuizen, then beat him in playoff The Detroit Pistons Greg Monroe fouls the Ronny Turiaf on Sunday during the first half in Miami. The Heat are now 10-1 with guard Dwayne Wade sidelined.Associated Press Even without Wade, Pistons cant handle Heat Associated PressMIAMI LeBron James scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 22 points and nine rebounds, and the Miami Heat steadily pulled away to beat the Detroit Pistons 9875 on Sunday night. James Jones scored 18 on 6-for-8 shooting from 3point range for Miami, which played without Dwyane Wade for the 11th time this season. Wade sat out with right ankle soreness, which the team said was caused by an awkward landing on a missed dunk attempt against Memphis on Friday night. The Heat are now 10-1 when Wade is sidelined this season, and are 18-1 in their last 19 home games. Detroit rookie Brandon Knight, playing as a pro in the city where he was born for the first time, scored 16 for the Pistons. Greg Monroe and Rodney Stuckey added 11 apiece for Detroit. Miamis win, combined with Chicagos overtime loss at New York earlier Sunday, pulled the Heat (40-15) within two games of the Bulls (43-14) for the best record in the Eastern Conference. The teams have two more head-tohead meetings, the first of those in Chicago on Thursday night. Up next for Miami: The Boston Celtics visit on Tuesday, barely a week after dealing the Heat a 19point loss. Besides Wades absence, there were two lineup issues of note for Miami. First, Mike Miller returned See HEAT/ Page B3 See MASTERS/ Page B3

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CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE B2MONDAY, APRIL9, 2012BASEBALL Associated PressDETROIT Alex Avilas two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Detroit Tigers a stunning 13-12 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Detroit trailed 10-7 when Miguel Cabrera tied the game with a threerun shot off Alfredo Aceves in the ninth. Boston then scored twice in the 11th, but Mark Melancon (0-2) couldnt hold the lead. Cabrera and Prince Fielder singled before Delmon Youngs sacrifice fly cut the margin in half. Avila followed with a drive to right and Cody Ross tried to make a leaping catch, but the ball appeared to hit a restraining gate just above the wall. Duane Below (2-0) got one out for the win even though Tigers manager Jim Leyland said he wouldnt be available.AMERICAN LEAGUEOrioles 3, Twins 1BALTIMORE Jason Hammel took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in his Baltimore debut, and the Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 for a three-game sweep. Hammel (1-0) faced the minimum 21 batters through seven innings, allowing two walks, before Justin Morneau ended the no-hit bid with a leadoff double off the right-field wall in the eighth. The crowd of 14,738 stood in appreciation of Hammels performance, and although his shot at making history was over, the right-hander still had a 3-0 lead to protect. Jim Johnson worked the ninth to earn his second save and complete the two-hitter.Indians 4, Blue Jays 3CLEVELAND Carlos Santana hit two home runs on his 26th birthday, Derek Lowe pitched seven strong innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 for their first win. Santana opened the second inning with a drive over the wall in center. He connected a second time off Joel Carreno (0-1) in the fifth, a two-run shot to right that broke a 2-all tie. On his last four birthdays, including two years in the minors, Santana is 10 for 17 with five homers and 13 RBIs.Royals 7, Angels 3ANAHEIM, Calif. Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs apiece, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-3, taking two of three. Jonathan Sanchez (1-0) survived through five innings to win his first start with the Royals. Albert Pujols went 2 for 3 with a double and two walks, driving in his first run for the Angels with a first-inning groundout.NATIONAL LEAGUEMets 7, Braves 5NEW YORK Jonathon Niese took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first start since signing a rich contract and the New York Mets completed a seasonopening sweep of the Atlanta Braves. Niese (1-0) allowed just two balls out of the infield through six innings and retired 15 in a row before walking Dan Uggla on a 10-pitch at-bat leading off the seventh. On the next pitch, Nieses 99th of the game, Freddie Freeman singled to right.Reds 6, Marlins 5CINCINNATI Scott Rolen drove in the winning run in the ninth inning with a sharp infield single that third baseman Hanley Ramirez failed to handle, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a come-from-behind win over the Miami Marlins. Jay Bruce started the comeback with his second home run of the game and third of the season, an opposite-field drive into the left-center field seats that cost Marlins new closer Heath Bell (0-1) a save in his first opportunity. One out later, Drew Stubbs chopped a single that hit off a leaping Ramirezs glove.Pirates 5, Phillies 4PITTSBURGH Andrew McCutchen singled home pinch-runner Josh Harrison with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. McCutchen finished with three hits. Joel Hanrahan (1-0) pitched a perfect ninth for Pittsburgh, which beat the fivetime defending NL East champions in its final at-bat for the second time in less than 24 hours. Pedro Alvarez homered and Casey McGehee hit two doubles for the Pirates. Hunter Pence hit his first home run of the season and drove in two runs for Philadelphia.Astros 3, Rockies 2HOUSTON Brian Bogusevic drove in the go-ahead run after Jose Altuve scored on Jordan Pachecos throwing error to tie it in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Colorado Rockies. Pachecos bad throw to first base from third allowed Carlos Lee to reach and Altuve to score. Bogusevics grounder to right field put Houston ahead and chased Brothers.Cardinals 9, Brewers 3MILWAUKEE Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers. Ryan Braun hit his first home run of the year for the Brewers, a solo shot with the game well out of reach in the ninth. It was the third career start for Lynn (10), who played a key relief role during the Cardinals championship run last season.Cubs 4, Nationals 3CHICAGO Jeff Samardzija dominated into the ninth inning, outpitching Jordan Zimmermann, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals. Samardzija was simply spectacular in his sixth career start, allowing four hits and an earned run. He struck out eight without a walk as the Cubs shook off two wrenching losses to start the season.Padres 8, Dodgers 4SAN DIEGO Clayton Richard and two relievers combined on a four-hitter, Chase Headley hit a grand slam and Andy Parrino had his first big-league homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to avoid a four-game sweep. Headleys second career slam, off Scott Elbert in the eighth, ended his 0-for-12 slump to start the season. Headley also walked three times. Still, the Padres had their second three-error game of the series and have committed eight in four games. Diamondbacks 7, Giants 6PHOENIX Ryan Roberts and Lyle Overbay hit consecutive two-out homers off Matt Cain and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record by rallying from six runs down to beat the San Francisco Giants and sweep the seasonopening three-game series. Giants manager Bruce Bochy was ejected for arguing home plate umpire Mike DiMuros call that catcher Buster Posey missed the plate on a forceout, a ruling that allowed what proved to be the winning run to score in the seventh inning. Wade Miley (1-0) pitched four scoreless innings in relief of starter Josh Collmenter to get the win. Jeremy Affeldt (0-1) allowed two runs while getting just one out. East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Baltimore301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Tampa Bay301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Toronto21.667112-1L-10-02-1 Boston03.000330-3L-30-00-3 New York03.000330-3L-30-00-3 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Detroit301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Kansas City21.667112-1W-20-02-1 Chicago11.500111-1W-10-01-1 Cleveland12.333221-2W-11-20-0 Minnesota03.000330-3L-30-00-3 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Seattle31.7503-1W-20-03-1 Texas11.500111-1L-11-10-0 Los Angeles12.333121-2L-21-20-0 Oakland13.250221-3L-21-30-0 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway New York301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Washington21.66712-1L-10-02-1 Philadelphia12.333211-2L-20-01-2 Miami13.250221-3L-10-11-2 Atlanta03.000320-3L-30-00-3 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway St. Louis31.7503-1W-10-03-1 Cincinnati21.6672-1W-12-10-0 Houston21.6672-1W-22-10-0 Pittsburgh21.6672-1W-22-10-0 Chicago12.333111-2W-11-20-0 Milwaukee12.333111-2L-11-20-0 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Arizona301.0003-0W-33-00-0 Los Angeles31.7503-1L-10-03-1 Colorado12.333211-2L-20-01-2 San Diego13.250221-3W-11-30-0 San Fran.03.000320-3L-30-00-3 AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE Game of the Day Associated PressBoston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia walks off the field Sunday as the Detroit Tigers celebrate a 13-12 walk-off win in in Detroit. Tigers outlast Red Sox, complete sweep AMERICAN LEAGUEMondays Games L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 0-0) at Minnesota (Blackburn 0-0), 4:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 0-0) at Cleveland (Tomlin 0-0), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 0-0) at Baltimore (Matusz 0-0), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Doubront 0-0) at Toronto (Alvarez 0-0), 7:07 p.m. Seattle (Noesi 0-0) at Texas (Darvish 0-0), 8:05 p.m. Kansas City (Mendoza 0-0) at Oakland (Milone 0-0), 10:05 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEMondays Games Miami (Sanchez 0-0) at Philadelphia (Hamels 0-0), 1:05 p.m. San Francisco (Zito 0-0) at Colorado (Chacin 0-0), 4:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 0-0) at Chicago Cubs (Volstad 0-0), 7:05 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 0-0) at Cincinnati (Bailey 0-0), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Jackson 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 0-0), 7:10 p.m. Atlanta (Beachy 0-0) at Houston (Happ 0-0), 8:05 p.m. Rays 3, Yankees 0New York Tampa Bay abrhbi abrhbi Jeter ss4000Jnnngs cf4000 Grndrs cf3000C.Pena 1b4121 Cano 2b4000Longori 3b3120 ARdrgz 3b3010Joyce lf2011 Teixeir 1b3010Zobrist rf3000 Swisher dh3010Scott dh1000 Ibanez rf4000Vogt ph-dh2000 Gardnr lf3000EJhnsn ph-dh1000 CStwrt c2000Kppngr 2b3121 ErChvz ph1000Brignc ss1000 Martin c0000JMolin c3000 SRdrgz ss-2b3000 Totals30030Totals30373 New York0000000000 Tampa Bay10100100x3 LOBNew York 7, Tampa Bay 7. 2BA.Rodriguez (2), Teixeira (1), Swisher (1), C.Pena (1), Longoria (2). 3BJoyce (1). HRC.Pena (2), Keppinger (1). SBA.Rodriguez (1). S Joyce. IPHRERBBSO New York P.Hughes L,0-142-352225 Logan 11-311103 Wade 110002 Rapada 1-300010 Phelps 2-300001 Tampa Bay Hellickson W,1-082-330044 Rodney S,2-21-300000 Wade pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. T:01. A,413 (34,078). Royals 7, Angels 3Kansas CityLos Angeles abrhbiabrhbi AGordn lf5000Aybar ss5120 AEscor ss4110HKndrc 2b5130 Hosmer 1b5323Pujols 1b3021 Butler dh3123TrHntr rf4001 Francr rf4110V.Wells lf5111 Mostks 3b4000KMorls dh5000 L.Cain cf3000Trumo 3b4020 Quinter c4020Iannett c3010 Getz 2b4121Bourjos cf4000 Totals367107Totals383113 Kansas City3000211007 Los Angeles1010000103 EJ.Sanchez (1), Trumbo (3). DPKansas City 1, Los Angeles 1. LOBKansas City 5, Los Angeles 12. 2BButler (1), Quintero (3), H.Kendrick (2), Pujols (2), Iannetta (1). HR Hosmer (2), Butler (1), V.Wells (1). SBA.Escobar (1), Hosmer (1). IPHRERBBSO Kansas City J.Sanchez W,1-0542234 Mijares110002 K.Herrera11-351100 Crow H,12-310011 Broxton S,1-1100003 Los Angeles E.Santana L,0-152-376522 Takahashi2-321100 Isringhausen2-310001 Jepsen100001 Walden100001 Crow pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. HBPby E.Santana (A.Escobar). WPJ.Sanchez 2, E.Santana, Isringhausen. BalkK.Herrera. T:15. A,227 (45,957). Tigers 13, Red Sox 12 (11 innings)Boston Detroit abrhbi abrhbi Punto 3b6033AJcksn cf6340 Ellsury cf6121Boesch rf6121 Pedroia 2b6021MiCarr 3b5335 AdGnzl 1b6222Fielder 1b6220 Ortiz dh6231DYong dh5011 DMcDn lf5210Avila c4212 Sweeny rf4110JhPerlt ss5013 C.Ross ph-rf1110Dirks lf4010 Aviles ss5233Worth ph-2b1010 Shppch c3100Raburn 2b-lf4210 Sltlmch ph-c1000 Totals49121811Totals461317 12 Boston0250020010212 Detroit4102000030313 Two outs when winning run scored. DPBoston 1. LOBBoston 13, Detroit 6. 2BPunto (1), Ellsbury (1), Ortiz (2), Aviles (1), A.Jackson (2), Jh.Peralta (2). HR Ad.Gonzalez (1), Mi.Cabrera (3), Avila (2). SBPedroia (1). SAviles. SFPunto, Mi.Cabrera, D.Young. IPHRERBBSO Boston Buchholz 487722 Padilla 420004 Aceves BS,1-1033300 F.Morales 210003 Melancon L,0-2 BS,1-12-333300 Detroit Scherzer 22-387723 Balester 22-321100 Schlereth 221102 Villarreal 1-300000 Coke 2-321101 Dotel 2-310001 Benoit 12-332223 Below W,2-01-300001 Aceves pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. HBPby Buchholz (Raburn), by Coke (Ad.Gonzalez), by Scherzer (Shoppach, Shoppach). WPF.Morales, Melancon, Coke. Balk Scherzer. T:45. A,788 (41,255). Orioles 3, Twins 1MinnesotaBaltimore abrhbiabrhbi Span cf4000EnChvz lf4010 JCarrll ss4000Hardy ss4111 Mauer 1b4000Markks rf2000 Mornea dh2110AdJons cf4120 Wlngh lf2011Wieters c4000 Doumit c3000NJhnsn dh2100 Brrghs 3b2000Betemt 3b4012 ACasill pr-2b0000C.Davis 1b3010 LHughs 2b-3b3000 Andino 2b2000 Revere rf2000 Parmel ph-rf1000 Totals27121Totals29363 Minnesota0000000101 Baltimore10000200x3 DPBaltimore 2. LOBMinnesota 2, Baltimore 7. 2BMorneau (2), Willingham (1), Betemit (1). HRHardy (1). SBAd.Jones (1), N.Johnson (1). IPHRERBBSO Minnesota Swarzak L,0-1541121 Maloney12-322211 Gray2-300010 Duensing2-300000 Baltimore Hammel W,1-0821135 Ji.Johnson S,2-2100001 HBPby Maloney (N.Johnson). T:14. A,738 (45,971). Indians 4, Blue Jays 3Toronto Cleveland abrhbi abrhbi YEscor ss5000Brantly cf2000 KJhnsn 2b4220ACarer ss4000 Bautist rf-1b4010Choo rf4110 Lind 1b4121CSantn c4223 RDavis pr-rf0000Hafner dh1000 Encrnc dh4011Donald pr-dh0000 Lawrie 3b3001Duncan lf3000 Thams lf4020Cnghm lf1000 Rasms cf4000Ktchm 1b4110 Mathis c3010Kipnis 2b4010 BFrncs ph1000Hannhn 3b2011 Totals36393Totals29464 Toronto0002000103 Cleveland02002000x4 EK.Johnson (1), Hannahan (1), A.Cabrera (1). DPToronto 1, Cleveland 1. LOBToronto 9, Cleveland 7. 2BEncarnacion (3), Mathis (1). HRC.Santana 2 (2). SBDonald (1). CSBrantley (1). SFLawrie. IPHRERBBSO Toronto Carreno L,0-1664443 Villanueva 100011 Frasor 100011 Cleveland D.Lowe W,1-0752011 J.Smith H,11-331101 Pestano H,12-300002 C.Perez S,1-2110011 T:51. A,518 (43,429). Mets 7, Braves 5Atlanta New York abrhbi abrhbi Bourn cf4000Tejada ss5242 Prado 3b3000DnMrp 2b5122 McCnn c4111Frncsc p0000 Uggla 2b2100DWrght 3b1011 Fremn 1b4110I.Davis 1b3000 Diaz lf2100Bay lf2111 JFrncs ph1000Duda rf3110 Heywrd rf4112Hairstn cf4111 JWilson ss3001Byrdak p0000 Minor p2000Cedeno 2b0000 CMrtnz p0000Nickes c4000 Constnz ph1000Niese p3110 Medlen p0000Acosta p0000 OFlhrt p0000Niwnhs cf1000 Totals30534Totals317117 Atlanta0000004105 New York10012300x7 EDuda (1). DPAtlanta 2. LOBAtlanta 3, New York 7. 2BHeyward (1), Tejada 2 (2), Dan. Murphy 2 (3), Hairston (1). HRMcCann (1). SBHeyward (1). SFJ.Wilson, D.Wright, Bay. IPHRERBBSO Atlanta Minor L,0-1566646 C.Martinez121102 Medlen 120010 OFlaherty 110001 New York Niese W,1-0624247 Acosta 12-311102 Byrdak H,21-300000 F.Francisco S,3-3100001 Niese pitched to 4 batters in the 7th. Minor pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. PBNickeas. T:46. A,855 (41,922).Reds 6, Marlins 5Miami Cincinnati abrhbi abrhbi Reyes ss5011Phillips 2b4120 Bonifac cf5021Cozart ss3111 HRmrz 3b4110Votto 1b3100 Stanton rf4110Ludwck lf3000 Morrsn lf3011Bruce rf4223 Infante 2b4011Cairo 3b4001 Dobbs 1b2010Stubbs cf4110 GSnchz pr-1b1100Hanign c4010 Hayes c4110Arroyo p2000 Zamrn p2010Ondrsk p0000 Coghln ph1111Harris ph1000 Cishek p0000Chpmn p0000 Mujica p0000Rolen ph1011 DMrph ph1000 Bell p0000 Totals365115Totals33686 Miami 0001013005 Cincinnati3000010026 One out when winning run scored. EHanigan (1). DPCincinnati 1. LOB Miami 6, Cincinnati 5. 2BCoghlan (1), Cozart (2). 3BReyes (1). HRBruce 2 (3). SB Bonifacio (3), H.Ramirez (1). SFMorrison. IPHRERBBSO Miami Zambrano644426 Cishek H,1 100000 Mujica H,1 100011 Bell L,0-1 BS,1-11-342200 Cincinnati Arroyo 61-3105404 Ondrusek 2-300000 Chapman W,1-0210003 HBPby Arroyo (Dobbs). T:37. A,539 (42,319).Pirates 5, Phillies 4PhiladelphiaPittsburgh abrhbiabrhbi Pierre lf4022Presley lf4011 Stutes p0000Tabata rf5010 Kndrck p0000McCtch cf4131 Bastrd p0000Walker 2b4010 Ruiz c0000GJones 1b3000 Victorn cf2110JHughs p0000 Rollins ss4000Meek p0000 Pence rf3122McLoth ph0000 Thome 1b3000Navarr ph0000 Polanc 3b1000Hanrhn p0000 Wggntn 3b-1b3100Barmes ss4000 Galvis 2b2100PAlvrz 3b3211 Schndr c4000Hague ph-1b1011 Herndn p0000McKnr c4010 Worley p2000JMcDnl p2000 Nix ph1000McGeh 1b-3b2121 Mayrry lf1000JHrrsn pr0100 Totals30454Totals365115 Philadelphia1001002004 Pittsburgh0000102115 Two outs when winning run scored. EWigginton (1), Walker (1), P.Alvarez (1). DPPhiladelphia 1, Pittsburgh 1. LOB Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 8. 2BPence (1), McCutchen (1), McGehee 2 (2). HRPence (1), P.Alvarez (1). SBPierre (1), Victorino (2), Presley (1), Tabata (1), McCutchen (2). S Victorino, Galvis, Presley. IPHRERBBSO Philadelphia Worley651115 Stutes H,1122002 K.Kendrick H,11-311100 Bastardo BS,1-12-310012 Herndon L,0-12-321101 Pittsburgh Ja.McDonald642223 J.Hughes112021 Meek100001 Hanrahan W,1-0100002 T:00. A,856 (38,362).Astros 3, Rockies 2Colorado Houston abrhbi abrhbi Colvin cf-rf5010Schafer cf4010 Pachec 3b4010Altuve 2b3220 CGnzlz lf4010JMrtnz lf4010 Tlwtzk ss3000Bixler pr-lf0100 Giambi 1b1100Ca.Lee 1b4011 Brothrs p0000Bogsvc rf4011 Belisle p0000CJhnsn 3b4010 Cuddyr rf-1b4010JCastro c3000 Rosario c4112MGnzlz ss3000 JHerrr 2b3000Norris p2010 RHrndz ph1000Abad p0000 Nicasio p3000WLopez p0000 Fowler cf0000MDwns ph1000 Helton ph0000Myers p0000 EYong pr0000 Totals32252Totals32382 Colorado0002000002 Houston00010002x3 EPacheco (1). DPColorado 1. LOBColorado 8, Houston 6. 2BCuddyer (2), Ca.Lee (1), Norris (1). 3BAltuve (1). HRRosario (1). CSSchafer (1). IPHRERBBSO Colorado Nicasio 751114 Brothers L,0-1 BS,1-12-332001 Belisle 1-300000 Houston Norris 742238 Abad 1-300000 W.Lopez W,1-02-300000 Myers S,1-1110011 HBPby Norris (Tulowitzki). T:45. A,195 (40,981).Cardinals 9, Brewers 3St. Louis Milwaukee abrhbi abrhbi Furcal ss5231RWeks 2b4000 Greene 2b4011Morgan cf4000 Hollidy lf4221Braun lf4121 Beltran rf5132ArRmr 3b3000 Freese 3b5011Hart rf4111 MCrpnt 1b4100Gamel 1b2000 T.Cruz c4000Estrad p0000 Boggs p0000Dillard p0000 Komats ph0100Aoki ph1110 Motte p0000Axford p0000 Roinsn cf5233Loe p0000 Lynn p3010AlGnzlz ss3011 YMolin c2000Kottars c3000 Wolf p1000 Ishikaw 1b2000 Totals419149Totals31353 St. Louis1001102139 Milwaukee0000100113 LOBSt. Louis 9, Milwaukee 2. 2BFurcal (3), Holliday (1), Ale.Gonzalez (1). HRBeltran (2), Robinson (1), Braun (1), Hart (3). IPHRERBBSO St. Louis Lynn W,1-062-321118 Boggs 11-321103 Motte 111102 Milwaukee Wolf L,0-1 593317 Estrada 222203 Dillard 121100 Axford 2-302222 Loe 1-311100 HBPby Wolf (Greene). T:08. A,211 (41,900). AL NL when Ibanez grounded out and Brett Gardner popped up to left field. The righthander worked through another tight spot in the fourth after walking Rodriguez and giving up a double to Teixeira, this time getting Swisher to pop up to third base and Ibanez to fly to center field. Rodriguez doubled with two outs in the sixth. After walking Teixeira, Hellickson struck out Swisher and didnt allow another runner until walking Swisher with two outs in the ninth. Rodney retired Ibanez on an easy comebacker to end it. Pena hit a grand slam off CC Sabathia and a gamewinning single off Mariano Rivera in the opener. The slugger had another RBI single in Saturdays 8-6 victory over the Yankees. The Rays career home run leader had two of his teams five hits off Hughes, including a drive to right that was ruled a groundrule double because of fan interference. Yankees manager Joe Girardi went to his bullpen after Hughes walked the next batter, Evan Longoria, and Logan struck out Joyce to keep Tampa Bay from building on a 2-0 lead. NOTES: Rays DH Luke Scott left the game with a tight left hamstring and is day to day. ... Girardi said ARod will be the designated hitter Monday night at Baltimore, and that he might DH twice during the threegame series. ... LHP Andy Pettitte will pitch for ClassA Tampa on Monday in his second outing following a one-year retirement. ... Tampa Bay CF B.J. Upton, on the 15-day disabled list with lower back soreness, will begin a rehab assignment with Class-A Charlotte on Monday. The Rays hope to get him at least 30 at-bats before activating him. RAYSContinued from Page B1 For the rest of the National League box scores, see Page B3.

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its going to be fun. Oosthuizen was trying to join Gene Sarazen in the 1935 Masters as the only major champions to win with a doubleeagle in the final round. The former British Open champion made one clutch putt after another on the back nine, none more important than a 4-footer on the 18th for a 69 to force the playoff. Both had a good look at birdie at No. 18 on the first extra hole and missed. Watson hooked one into the trees, and it appeared he would have no shot at reaching the green. Oosthuizen followed him, clanged off a Georgia pine and was left with 231 yards to the green. His approach came up short. Thats when Watson, who rarely hits a shot on a straight line, came up with the most magical shot of his life. I was there earlier today, during regulation, he said. So I was used to it. I knew what I was facing there. I had a good lie, had a gap where I had to hook it 40 yards or something. Im pretty good at hooking it. Oosthuizen was in the fairway. All he could see was a corridor of fans leading into the woods. I had no idea where he was, Oosthuizen said. Where I stood from, when the ball came out, it looked like a curve ball. Unbelievable shot. That shot he hit definitely won him the tournament. They finished at 10-under 278, two shots ahead of four players who kept it close and made the Masters as compelling as ever. Phil Mickelson, playing in the final group for the fourth time, recovered from a triple bogey on the par-3 fourth hole and still managed to stay in the game. He could only make two-putt birdies on the two par 5s on the back and shot 72. Its disappointing that I didnt grab that fourth green jacket, said Mickelson, whose wife and three kids flew in from San Diego on Sunday. Its disappointing that I didnt make it happen on the back nine and get the putts to fall, even though I felt like I was hitting them pretty good. I gave them all good chances. I just couldnt quite get them to go. Lee Westwood ran off three straight birdies, but the last hurt. He had an 8-foot eagle putt to tie for the lead on the 15th and missed it, and a birdie on the 18th gave him a 68. Gerry Bubba Watson, a 33-year-old from the Florida Panhandle, won for the fourth time in his career and moves to No. 4 in the world, making him the highest-ranked American in golf. And he created a legion of fans especially in Georgia, where he returned to school to get his degree who chanted, Bubba! Bubba! Bubba! as he hugged everyone he could find on the 10th green.SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 1 p.m. (FSNFL) Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies. 7 p.m. (ESPN) Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs. BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic. 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Phoenix Suns at Minnesota Timberwolves. PREMIER LEAGUE SOCCER 2:55 p.m. (ESPN2) Fulham vs. Chelsea. From the Craven Cottage Stadium. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 11:30 p.m. (SUN) LSU at Alabama. (Taped) MISCELLANEOUS 1:30 a.m. (NBCSPT) Darts European Championship, Round 2: Raymond Van Barneveld vs. Mark Walsh. (Taped) Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS SOFTBALL 6 p.m. Lecanto at Crystal River. Masters par scoresSunday at Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga. Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 Fourth Round (a-amateur) (x-won on second playoff hole) x-Bubba Watson69-71-70-68-10 Louis Oosthuizen68-72-69-69-10 Lee Westwood67-73-72-68-8 Matt Kuchar71-70-70-69-8 Peter Hanson68-74-65-73-8 Phil Mickelson74-68-66-72-8 Ian Poulter72-72-70-69-5 Padraig Harrington71-73-68-72-4 Justin Rose72-72-72-68-4 Adam Scott75-70-73-66-4 Jim Furyk70-73-72-70-3 Fred Couples72-67-75-72-2 Sergio Garcia72-68-75-71-2 Kevin Na71-75-72-68-2 Hunter Mahan72-72-68-74-2 Graeme McDowell75-72-71-68-2 Ben Crane69-73-72-73-1 Bo Van Pelt73-75-75-64-1 Charles Howell III72-70-74-72E Fredrik Jacobson76-68-70-74E Francesco Molinari69-75-70-74E Geoff Oglilvy74-72-71-71E Brandt Snedeker72-75-68-73E Jason Dufner69-70-75-75+1 Anders Hansen76-72-73-68+1 Paul Lawrie69-72-72-76+1 Keegan Bradley71-77-73-69+2 Jonthan Byrd72-71-72-75+2 Rickie Fowler74-74-72-70+2 Vijay Singh70-72-76-72+2 Scott Stallings70-77-70-73+2 Luke Donald75-73-75-68+3 Angel Cabrera71-78-71-71+3 Zach Johnson70-74-75-72+3 Sean OHair73-70-71-77+3 Nick Watney71-71-72-77+3 Sang-Moon Bae75-71-69-77+4 Thomas Bjorn73-76-74-69+4 Bill Haas72-74-76-70+4 Aaron Baddeley71-71-77-74+5 Rory McIlroy71-69-77-76+5 Henrik Stenson71-71-70-81+5 Tiger Woods72-75-72-74+5 Kevin Chappell71-76-71-76+6 Martin Kaymer72-75-75-72+6 Webb Simpson72-74-70-78+6 Ross Fisher71-77-73-74+7 Steve Stricker71-77-72-75+7 a-Patrick Cantlay71-78-74-72+7 Stewart Cink71-75-81-69+8 Robert Karlsson74-74-77-71+8 Charl Schwartzel72-75-75-74+8 David Toms73-73-75-75+8 Scott Verplank73-75-75-75+9 a-Hideki Matsuyama71-74-72-80+9 M. Jimenez69-72-76-81+10 Martin Laird76-72-74-77+11 Edoardo Molinari75-74-76-74+11 Y.E. Yang73-70-75-81+11 Trevor Immelman78-71-76-76+13G. Fernandez-Castano74-75-76-77+14 a-Kelly Kraft74-75-77-80+18 Gary Woodland73-70-85WD Masters Champions 2012 x-Bubba Watson 2011 Charl Schwartzel 2010 Phil Mickelson 2009 x-Angel Cabrera 2008 Trevor Immelman 2007 Zach Johnson 2006 Phil Mickelson 2005 x-Tiger Woods 2004 Phil Mickelson 2003 x-Mike Weir 2002 Tiger Woods 2001 Tiger Woods 2000 Vijay Singh 1999 Jose Maria Olazabal 1998 Mark OMeara 1997 Tiger Woods 1996 Nick Faldo 1995 Ben Crenshaw 1994 Jose Maria Olazabal 1993 Bernhard Langer 1992 Fred Couples 1991 Ian Woosnam 1990 x-Nick Faldo 1989 x-Nick Faldo 1988 Sandy Lyle 1987 x-Larry Mize 1986 Jack Nicklaus 1985 Bernhard Langer 1984 Ben Crenshaw 1983 Seve Ballesteros 1982 x-Craig Stadler 1981 Tom Watson 1980 Seve Ballesteros 1979 x-Fuzzy Zoeller 1978 Gary Player 1977 Tom Watson 1976 Raymond Floyd 1975 Jack Nicklaus 1974 Gary Player 1973 Tommy Aaron 1972 Jack Nicklaus 1971 Charles Coody 1970 x-Billy Casper 1969 George Archer 1968 Bob Goalby 1967 Gay Brewer Jr. 1966 x-Jack Nicklaus 1965 Jack Nicklaus 1964 Arnold Palmer 1963 Jack Nicklaus 1962 x-Arnold Palmer 1961 Gary Player 1960 Arnold Palmer 1959 Art Wall Jr. 1958 Arnold Palmer 1957 Doug Ford 1956 Jack Burke Jr. 1955 Cary Middlecoff 1954 x-Sam Snead 1953 Ben Hogan 1952 Sam Snead 1951 Ben Hogan 1950 Jimmy Demaret 1949 Sam Snead 1948 Claude Harmon 1947 Jimmy Demaret 1946 Herman Keiser 1945 No tournament, WWII 1944 No tournament, WWII 1943 No tournament, WWII 1942 x-Byron Nelson 1941 Craig Wood 1940 Jimmy Demaret 1939 Ralph Guldahl 1938 Henry Picard 1937 Byron Nelson 1936 Horton Smith 1935 x-Gene Sarazen 1934 Horton Smith x-won playoffCubs 4, Nationals 3WashingtonChicago abrhbiabrhbi Dsmnd ss4020DeJess rf3100 Espinos 2b3001Barney 2b4110 Zmrmn 3b4100SCastro ss4221 LaRoch 1b4112ASorin lf2012 Werth rf3000IStewrt 3b4011 Nady lf4000LaHair 1b4020 Berndn cf3000Byrd cf4000 Ramos c3110Clevngr c3010 Zmrmn p1000Smrdzj p2000 Tracy ph1000Marml p0000 Matths p0000 SBurntt p0000 Totals30343Totals30484 Washington0000010023 Chicago00010102x4 ES.Castro (1). LOBWashington 3, Chicago 6. 2BDesmond (1), Barney (1), S.Castro (1), LaHair 2 (2). HRLaRoche (2). SBS.Castro 2 (4). SZimmermann, Samardzija. SFEspinosa, A.Soriano. IPHRERBBSO Washington Zimmermann L,0-1762104 Mattheus1-312220 S.Burnett2-310001 Chicago Samardzija W,1-082-343108 Marmol S,1-21-300010 PBRamos. T:22. A,973 (41,009). Padres 8, Dodgers 4Los AngelesSan Diego abrhbiabrhbi DGordn ss4000Maybin cf4220 Sellers 2b3000Venale rf-lf4110 Lindlm p0000Headly 3b2214 AKndy ph1000Guzmn lf5111 Coffey p0000Frieri p0000 Elbert p0000Alonso 1b2011 Kemp cf4112JoBakr c4011 JRiver lf4110Bartlett ss5020 Ethier rf4112Parrino 2b4121 Uribe 3b4010Richrd p2000 Loney 1b4000Cashnr p0000 Treanr c3000Hermid ph-rf1110 Harang p1000 JWrght p0000 M.Ellis ph-2b1100 Totals33444Totals338128 Los Angeles0000020024 San Diego20110004x8 EUribe (1), D.Gordon (1), Venable (1), Richard 2 (2). DPLos Angeles 1, San Diego 1. LOBLos Angeles 3, San Diego 12. HR Kemp (2), Ethier (1), Headley (1), Parrino (1). SBMaybin 2 (2), Headley (1). SRichard. SFAlonso. IPHRERBBSO Los Angeles Harang L,0-141-374356 J.Wright2-300000 Lindblom200022 Coffey022200 Elbert132211 San Diego Richard W,1-0722003 Cashner H,1100011 Frieri122201 Coffey pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBPby Harang (Maybin). T:47. A,021 (42,691).Diamondbacks 7, Giants 6San FranciscoArizona abrhbiabrhbi GBlanc cf-lf5110Blmqst ss5120 MeCarr rf-lf-rf5010A.Hill 2b4100 Sandovl 3b4111J.Upton rf3000 Posey c4222MMntr c2201 A.Huff lf3100CYoung cf4110 Schrhlt rf0000RRorts 3b4112 Romo p0000Overay 1b4133 Belt 1b3000GParra lf3000 Pill ph-1b0000Cllmntr p0000 BCrwfr ss3111Blum ph1000 Burriss 2b4001Miley p1000 M.Cain p3000Kubel ph1010 Affeldt p0000Breslw p0000 SCasill p0000Gldsch ph1000 JaLopz p0000Shaw p0000 Pagan cf1000 Totals35665Totals33786 San Francisco0330000006 Arizona00020320x7 EPosey 2 (3), B.Crawford (2), Bloomquist (1), M.Montero (1), R.Roberts (1), A.Hill (1), G.Parra (1). DPSan Francisco 1, Arizona 2. LOB San Francisco 7, Arizona 7. 2BG.Blanco (1), B.Crawford (1), Bloomquist (1), Overbay 2 (2). HRPosey (1), R.Roberts (1), Overbay (1). SBBloomquist (1). SG.Parra. IPHRERBBSO San Francisco M.Cain665524 Affeldt L,0-1 H,11-312110 S.Casilla000010 Ja.Lopez BS,1-1000000 Romo12-310001 Arizona Collmenter356514 Miley W,1-0400021 Breslow H,1100011 Shaw S,1-1110001 S.Casilla pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Ja.Lopez pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBPby Shaw (Sandoval). T:08. A,193 (48,633). NHL playoff glance FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE N.Y. Rangers vs. OttawaThursday, April 12: Ottawa at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Ottawa at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. Monday, April 16: NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Ottawa at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: NY Rangers at Ottawa, TBD x-Thursday, April 26: Ottawa at NY Rangers, TBDBoston vs. Washington Thursday, April 12: Washington at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Washington at Boston, 3 p.m. Monday, April 16: Boston at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Boston at Washington, 7:30 p.m.x-Saturday, April 21: Washington at Boston, 3 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Boston at Washington, TBD x-Wednesday, April 25: Washington at Boston, TBD Florida vs. New JerseyFriday, April 13: New Jersey at Florida, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 15: New Jersey at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17: Florida at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Florida at New Jersey, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: N.J. at Florida, 6:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Florida at New Jersey, TBD x-Thursday, April 26: New Jersey at Florida, TBDPittsburgh vs. PhiladelphiaWednesday, April 11: Phila. at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13: Phila. at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: Pittsburgh at Phila., 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, April 20: Phila. at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, TBD x-Tuesday, April 24: Phila. at Pittsburgh, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCE Vancouver vs. Los AngelesWednesday, April 11: L.A. at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m. Friday, April 13: Los Angeles at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Vancouver at L.A., 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: Vancouver at L.A., 10 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: L.A. at Vancouver, TBD x-Tuesday, April 24: Vancouver at L.A., TBD x-Thursday, April 26: L.A. at Vancouver, TBDSt. Louis vs. San JoseThursday, April 12: San Jose at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14: San Jose at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 16: St. Louis at San Jose, 10 p.m. Thursday, April 19: St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: San Jose at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: St. Louis at San Jose, TBD x-Wednesday, April 25: San Jose at St. Louis, TBDPhoenix vs. ChicagoThursday, April 12: Chicago at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Saturday, April 14: Chicago at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 17: Phoenix at Chicago, 9 p.m. Thursday, April 19: Phoenix at Chicago, 8 p.m. x-Saturday, April 21: Chicago at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: Phoenix at Chicago, TBD x-Wednesday, April 25: Chicago at Phoenix, TBDNashville vs. DetroitWednesday, April 11: Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m. Friday, April 13: Detroit at Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15: Nashville at Detroit, Noon Tuesday, April 17: Nashville at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, April 20: Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: Nashville at Detroit, TBD x-Tuesday, April 24: Detroit at Nashville, TBDEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Boston3224.571 New York2927.5183 Philadelphia2927.5183 New Jersey2137.36212 Toronto2037.35112 Southeast Division WLPctGB x-Miami4015.727 Atlanta3423.5967 Orlando3323.5897 Washington1244.21428 Charlotte747.13032 Central Division WLPctGB x-Chicago4314.754 Indiana3422.6078 Milwaukee2828.50014 Detroit2135.37521 Cleveland1836.33323 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB x-San Antonio4014.741 Memphis 3223.5828 Houston 3025.54510 Dallas 3126.54410 New Orleans 1541.26826 Northwest Division WLPctGB y-Oklahoma City4115.732 Denver 3026.53611 Utah 2928.50912 Portland 2730.47414 Minnesota 2532.43916 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers 3522.614 L.A. Clippers 3422.607 Phoenix 2927.5185 Golden State 2233.40012 Sacramento 1937.33915 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division Sundays Games New York 100, Chicago 99, OT Boston 103, Philadelphia 79 Miami 98, Detroit 75 New Jersey 122, Cleveland 117, OT Oklahoma City 91, Toronto 75 San Antonio 114, Utah 104 Houston at Sacramento, late. Mondays Games Washington at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Toronto at Indiana, 7 p.m. Detroit at Orlando, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at New Orleans, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Golden State at Denver, 9 p.m. San Antonio at Utah, 9 p.m. Phoenix at Minnesota, 9 p.m. Houston at Portland, 10 p.m. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 1 3 0 CASH 3 (late) 1 5 1 PLAY 4 (early) 3 4 2 9 PLAY 4 (late) 0 0 3 8 FANTASY 5 2 9 21 35 36MONDAY, APRIL9, 2012 B3 PINE SPRINGS PLAZA J UST NORTH OF BEVERLY HILLS CORNER OF HAMPSHIRE BLVD. & CR 491 BUTTERFLY PLANTS MENTION THIS AD FOR $100.00 OFF Any Lawn or Landscape Beautification Project of $1,500 or more ARE HERE! OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH FLORIDA LAWNS Sod & Nursery Sod & Nursery Sod & Nursery 352-634-1625 352-634-1625 352-634-1625 FULL LANDSCAPING SERVICE AVAILABLE Affordable Re-Sods Floratam or Bahaia FREE ESTIMATES 000B16G after missing 14 games with a sprained left ankle. Secondly, with slumping Norris Cole out of the rotation Sunday until the final minutes in part because of a 2-for-21 slump, Jones got meaningful minutes again. He made them count, too. Detroit led 21-19 after a sleepy first quarter the teams combined to shoot 1 for 12 from 3-point range in the opening 12 minutes but James gave the Heat a boost from long range to get the offense going in the second. Jones made his first three 3-point attempts in the second quarter, after not making a single first-half basket since March 20, helping spark a 31-point period by Miami. A 15-5 run midway through the second, capped by a putback dunk by James, put Miami up 42-32 with 3:40 left. The margin was still 10 at halftime, before Detroits offense went from cool to downright cold. The Pistons started 1 for 10 from the floor in the first 9 minutes of the second half, and that drought eliminated any guesswork regarding the outcome as Miami turned a 10-point halftime lead into a 22-point cushion. A 17-5 run to start the third quarter, the run ended when James found Shane Battier for a layup that put Miami up 67-45. Associated PressNEW YORK Carmelo Anthony scored a seasonhigh 43 points, making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 8.2 seconds left in overtime, and the New York Knicks spoiled a rusty Derrick Roses return to the lineup to beat the Chicago Bulls 100-99 on Sunday. Rose scored 29 points after missing the previous 12 games with a strained right groin, but he shot only 8 of 26 from the field and missed a pair of free throws with 19 seconds left in regulation and the Bulls ahead by three. Anthony made a 3-pointer eight seconds later to tie it, and scored the final five points of the extra period as the Knicks pulled out a thriller in a possible playoff preview. Despite having their starting five together for only the 11th time this season, the Bulls lost for the third time in four games, their NBAbest record falling to 43-14. The Knicks increased their lead over Milwaukee to one game for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.Celtics 103, 76ers 79BOSTON Kevin Garnett scored 20 points and Rajon Rondo dished out double-digit assists for his 17th consecutive game, finishing with 15 to help lead Boston over Philadelphia. Brandon Bass and Avery Bradley each added 18 points, and Paul Pierce had 17 as the Celtics won for the seventh time in nine games, improving their Atlantic Division lead to three games over both the 76ers and Knicks. Nikola Vucevic had 14 points and Andre Iguodala added 13 for the 76ers, who have dropped 10 of 14 to fall out first place and are now competing for the final playoff spot in the East.Nets 122, Cavaliers 117 (OT)NEWARK, N.J. Gerald Green scored a season-high 32 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 36.7 seconds left in regulation and a high-flying dunk in overtime, leading New Jersey to a win over Cleveland. Anthony Morrow scored 24 points, Deron Williams had 18 points and 10 assists, and Kris Humphries added 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Nets won a season-best third straight at home. Antawn Jamison scored a season high-tying 34 points, Lester Hudson had 26 and Alonzo Gee added 22 points and 11 rebounds for Cleveland, which lost for the 10th time in 11 games.Spurs 114, Jazz 104SAN ANTONIO Tony Parker scored 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won their 11th straight game, beating the Utah Jazz 114-104 on Sunday night to maintain their slim lead atop the Western Conference. Manu Ginobili added 23 points for the Spurs, who are now on their second 11-game win streak a season best in the NBA. Al Jefferson led the Jazz with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Utah dropped 1 1/2 games behind Denver for the eighth and final playoff spot with nine games to go. The Spurs (40-14), who face the Jazz again in Salt Lake City on Monday night, have played two more games than the Thunder (41-15).Thunder 91, Raptors 75OKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant scored 23 points and Oklahoma City had a 24-0 run bridging the third and fourth quarters en route to a 91-75 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night, snapping the Thunders season-high three-game losing streak. The Thunder never trailed, but the game was close for three quarters. Toronto was down 58-55 with 6:05 left in the third quarter, but the Raptors didnt score again in the period. Oklahoma City then scored the last 12 points of the quarter and the first 12 of the fourth. Jose Calderon led Toronto with 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Associated PressNew York Knicks Carmelo Anthony and fans react Sunday after Anthony scored a 3-point basket in the closing seconds of overtime against the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Knicks won 100-99. 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Hunger Games still No. 1 at movies Today is Monday, April 9, the 100th day of 2012. There are 266 days left in the year. Todays Highlight: On April 9, 1942, during World War II, American and Philippine defenders on Bataan capitulated to Japanese forces; the surrender was followed by the notorious Bataan Death March which claimed thousands of lives. On this date: In 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia. In 1959, NASA presented its first seven astronauts: Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Donald Slayton. In 1962, West Side Story won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1961. In 1983, the space shuttle Challenger ended its first mission with a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. In 1996, in a dramatic shift of purse-string power, President Bill Clinton signed a line-item veto bill into law. (However, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the veto in 1998.) In 2005, Britains Prince Charles married longtime love Camilla Parker Bowles, who took the title Duchess of Cornwall. Ten years ago: Britain said goodbye to the Queen Mother Elizabeth with a funeral at Westminster Abbey. Five years ago: President George W. Bush visited the U.S.-Mexico border to tout a guest worker program for immigrants. One year ago: A man armed with several weapons opened fire in a crowded shopping mall in the Netherlands, killing six people before committing suicide. Todays Birthdays: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is 86. Country singer Hal Ketchum is 59. Actressmodel Paulina Porizkova is 47. Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam is 33. Rhythm-andblues singer Jazmine Sullivan is 25. Classical crossover singer Jackie Evancho (TV: Americas Got Talent) is 12. Thought for Today: Thinking is like loving or dying. Each of us must do it for ourselves. Josiah Royce, American philosopher (1855-1916). Associated PressCHICAGO Accustomed to wearing Vera Wang gowns on red carpets, singing at the Grammys or autographing her weight-loss memoir, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson will take on a new role under a very different spotlight in Chicagos drab criminal courts building at the trial of the man charged with murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. The Hollywood stars presence, and the accompanying media hubbub, is bound to affect the proceedings, which begin Monday. Thats when presiding Judge Charles Burns plans to start questioning would-be jurors one by one, trying to weed out anyone who could be swayed by Hudsons celebrity status. Hudson is expected to be at the trial every day once testimony begins, court officials say, and shes on the 300-name list of witnesses who could testify. While the judge will warn prospective jurors to avoid watching TV coverage of the trial, they may see Hudson on American Idol on Thursday. Legal experts widely agree on the No. 1 challenge at trials involving megastars: Its identifying 12 jurors able and willing to assess guilt solely on what they hear in court. Hudson will need to refrain from overt displays of emotion as potentially starstruck jurors eyes dart back at her, said Gerald Uelmen, a defense attorney at O.J. Simpsons murder trial. The risk is that jurors may be watching her rather than testifying witnesses, and they could be influenced by how she reacts, he said. She would be well advised not to engage in any facial expressions or outbursts. That could be grounds for a mistrial. Prosecutors say William Balfour, the 30-year-old estranged husband of Hudsons sister, shot the family in a jealous rage because Julia Hudson was dating another man. Jennifer Hudson, also 30, and Balfour grew up in the same South Side neighborhood. The bodies of Hudsons mother, Darnell Donerson, 57, and brother, Jason Hudson, 29, were found shot to death in the familys home on Oct. 24, 2008. The body of her nephew, Julian King, was found days later in a vehicle several miles away. Balfours attorneys have said the evidence is circumstantial, though prosecutors say proof he committed the crime will include gun residue found on his cars steering wheel. Adored by many Chicagoans, Hudson will pose a stark contrast to Balfour, a short man with a long criminal record. He was a one-time Gangster Disciples gang member and known by his street name, Flex, according to court documents. The dilemma posed by Balfours trial became clear last week, when 150 potential jurors filled out their questionnaires in court. Nine of the 66 questions dealt with Hudsons career: Would-be jurors were asked if theyd ever seen her Academy Awardwinning film Dreamgirls and if they belong to an organization for which Hudson is a spokesperson, presumably a reference to Weight Watchers. It was obvious many potential jurors had heard of the killings, some gasping when the judge first read the name of the case. And when Burns asked if anyone felt they couldnt hear the evidence without sympathy, bias or prejudice to step up, he looked on with apparent alarm as five, 15, then 20 people rose. He finally told everyone to sit down and disregard the question, for now. The history of highprofile trials from Simpsons to Michael Jacksons doctor, Conrad Murray suggests its hard to dim the celebrity glow. But Burns, known as a competent but quicktempered judge, wants to ensure the buzz doesnt undercut Balfours right to a fair trial. Hes made it clear he wont tolerate disruptions. Hes barred tweeting from inside court because he fears feverish typing would distract jurors. Hes imposed gag orders on attorneys. Cameras also wont be allowed in the courtroom, though that wont stop the media circus outside. Chicago isnt a paparazzi hot spot, but cameramen are likely to swoop in from New York or Los Angeles, said Ray Murray, an associate journalism professor at Oklahoma State University who studies paparazzi. Going in and out of the courtroom wont be fun for her, Murray said. They look like cannons, some of these cameras, and if youre going through what shes about to go through, you can imagine that would rattle her. The brush with celebrity may be irresistible for jurors, as theres a tendency to feel a protective bond with movie stars and singers almost as if theyre family, said prominent defense lawyer Gerry Spence. There could be a sort of underlying sense, a subconscious sense, that they have attacked somebody in (the jurors) family, said Spence. And they think, (He) shot Jennifers (mother, brother and nephew) and Im going to get him. The defense could ask Burns to bar Hudson from court possibly on grounds she is a potential witness which would be a rare but not unheard of request. But Uelmen says the judge would be reluctant to tell a daughter she cant attend the trial of the man accused of killing her mother. Hudsons publicity firm did not respond to requests for comment. Judges dont insist jurors be blank slates, they merely want to know if jurors can set aside their biases and preconceptions, said Laurie Levenson, a law professor at Loyola Law School Los Angeles. You certainly dont want a juror who hasnt heard of Jennifer Hudson, for instance, Levenson said. That would raise other serious questions, like, wheres this person been living under a rock? Attorneys wont necessarily share the judges goal of weeding out bias. The fact is, Uelmen said, neither side is looking for unbiased jurors theyre looking for jurors who lean their way. ENTERTAINMENT Page B4MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012From the stage to the courtroom CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Birthday: If you utilize all your abilities, ideas and experiences as best you can, the year ahead could be very fruitful. Your fertile imagination, combined with your strong initiative and ambition will produce a winning formula. Aries (March 21-April 19) If self-imposed uncertainties cause you to question something that you previously believed to be sound, you could start to go backward instead of moving ahead on things. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Before bringing someone into your confidence, make sure this person wont betray you and tell others certain tidbits you dont want blabbed all over town. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Your chances for success look pretty good, provided you stick to your original blueprint. Conversely, if you begin to effect some lastminute changes, youre likely to fall flat. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Your generous supply of ingenious ideas and loads of enthusiasm will count for little if you lack the discipline to finish what you begin. Make sure youre a finisher. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Usually youre an excellent judge of character, but this fine quality is apt to desert you, and you could back the very people you should most avoid. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) When it comes to a situation that calls for a firm stance and sticking to what you began, you could be convinced to take a different tack by someone who is way off course. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Continuously check every detail of your work and/or the efforts of those under your charge. Be careful not to let someone who has a tendency to rush a job call the shots. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Trying to mix business with pleasure could make for a poor combination, so it is advisable to stick with one or the other. Focus on work-related matters or devote yourself to pleasure, but not both. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Youre the type of person who likes to experiment on your work from time to time to see if you can do it better. Stick to the tried and true for the time being, however. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Although youre normally good at keeping secrets, that doesnt mean you can relax. Watch out, because with a minimum amount of coaxing, a nosy pal could have you spilling the beans. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Be satisfied with nominal profits instead of holding out for what you believe could be a better deal. Unreasonable expectations invite major disappointment. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Just because certain ideas or concepts work for another does not necessarily guarantee they will work for you. Make allowances for different situations, talents and experiences. TodaysHOROSCOPE FloridaLOTTERIES Today inHISTORY SATURDAY, APRIL 7 Powerball: 5 13 17 20 30 Powerball: 18 5-of-5 PBNo winner No Florida winner 5-of-56 winners$1 million 1 Florida winner Lotto: 7 14 16 23 36 43 6-of-6No winner 5-of-647$4,875 4-of-62,440$69 3-of-647,809$5 Fantasy 5: 14 16 24 26 36 5-of-53 winners$98,296.24 4-of-5429$110.50 3-of-512,029$11 FRIDAY, APRIL 6 Mega Money: 12 19 38 42 Mega Ball: 8 4-of-4 MBNo winner 4-of-43$2,684 3-of-4 MB53$333 3-of-4909$57.50 2-of-4 MB31,478$24.50 1-of-4 MB13,985$2.50 2-of-429,230$2 Fantasy 5: 4 10 26 29 30 5-of-52 winners$126,027.09 4-of-5354$114.50 3-of-510,856$10 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 B3 Associated PressJennifer Hudson performs April 3 during the Revlon Concert for the Rainforest Fund on at Carnegie Hall in New York. The singer and actress will attend the trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew when testimony begins in Chicago. DAVIDGERMAIN AP Movie WriterLOS ANGELES Film fans are still forking over for The Hunger Games, which took in $33.5 million to lead the box office for a third-straight weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, Lionsgates The Hunger Games raised its domestic total to $302.8 million. It easily out-earned two returning favorites, Universals American Pie sequel American Reunion and a 3-D version of the blockbuster Titanic, released domestically by Paramount and overseas by 20th Century Fox. Both newcomers opened solidly, though. American Reunion pulled in $21.5 million, the lowest haul since the 1999 original but still a decent return for a comedy franchise whose last big-screen chapter came nine years ago. Titanic in 3-D reeled in $17.4 million over the weekend, raising its domestic take to $25.7 million since opening Wednesday. That lifts the lifetime domestic gross of James Camerons megahit to $626.5 million. Starring Jennifer Lawrence as a teen forced to fight other youths in a televised death match, The Hunger Games now has topped the domestic gross of each of the Twilight movies and all but the first and last of the Harry Potter films. With $25.5 million overseas, The Hunger Games raised its international total to $157.1 million. That put its worldwide take at about $460 million. The Hunger Games has helped studios race to a record box-office pace, with domestic revenues for the year now at $2.8 billion, up 20 percent from 2011s, according to box-office tracker Hollywood.com. Were heading into summer with a tremendous amount of momentum, led obviously by Hunger Games, said Hollywood.com analyst Paul Dergarabedian. Just about everything seems to be working. The first big-screen American Pie sequel since 2003s American Wedding, American Reunion brings back all key cast members from the 1999 gross-out hit, including Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Mena Suvari and Tara Reid. The new sequel had the smallest start since 1999s American Pie debuted with $18.7 million. Factoring in inflation, the original movie also sold more tickets than American Reunion. Yet adding its $19.3 million earnings in 28 overseas markets, American Reunion started well with a worldwide total of $40.8 million. Were very content. Its a great launch worldwide, said Nikki Rocco, Universals head of distribution. Its a successful reboot of a franchise that we believe in. Hudson to appear at murder trial William Balfouris charged with killing Jennifer Hudsons mother, brother and nephew.

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ENTERTAINMENTCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEMONDAY, APRIL9, 2012 B5 PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Tony Dungy, the first African-American head coach to win the Super Bowl when the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Chicago Bears in 2007, said, I learned from Chuck Noll in Pittsburgh that speed and explosiveness on defense is the way to build a team. Both are difficult for your opponent to assimilate in practice, and then in games it is even harder to match. Bridge defense is difficult. It comes in two forms: active (explosive) and passive (quiet). When active, you try to establish and cash the tricks needed to defeat the contract. When passive, you sit on the couch reading the newspaper, waiting for the declarer to knock on your door with tricks for you what a treat! How do you judge when to be active or passive? First, listen to the bidding. If it sounds as though the opponents have ample values for their contract, you must fight to get your tricks early. In this deal, what should West lead against four spades? Following Norths jump-rebid, Souths three spades promises six or more spades and is gameforcing. North is close to a four-club advance control-bid (cue-bid), which would show a very good raise to four spades, but having only two trumps makes his hand fractionally too weak. The bidding is on the strong side, so West should lead the aggressive heart two. Now the defenders take three hearts and one spade for down one. Note that after a passive club or low-spade lead, declarer cruises home with an overtrick. 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Guy (TRAV) 9 54 9 44No ReservationNo ReservationNo ReservationNo ReservationHotel ImpossibleNo Reservation (truTV) 25 55 25 98 55Cops PGCops PGWorlds Dumbest...Worlds Dumbest...RepoRepoRepoRepoTowTow (TVL) 32 49 32 34 24M*A*S*HM*A*S*HM*A*S*HM*A*S*HHome ImHome ImRaymondRaymondEverybody-RaymondKingKing (USA) 47 32 47 17 18NCIS A Marine tapes his own murder. PG NCIS: Los Angeles Killshot NCIS Pop Life (In Stereo) PG WWE Monday Night RAW (N) (In Stereo Live) PG Psych True Grits PG (WE) 117 69 117 Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls Golden Girls (WGN-A) 18 18 18 18 2030 Rock30 RockFunny Home VideosFunny Home VideosFunny Home VideosWGN News at Nine30 RockScrubs Dear Annie: I recently became engaged to my wonderful girlfriend of four years. The wedding is scheduled to take place in September, and I just made the worst mistake of my life. My fiancees grandfather recently was diagnosed with cancer. My fiancee and her brother left town for two weeks to spend time with him. I stayed home, and so did Angie, my future brother-in-laws wife. Angie has three difficult children, including a daughter with special needs. It is very stressful for her. The day before my fiancee returned, Angie completely collapsed. I helped her get her kids in bed, and we talked for hours about the pressure shes under. We had a couple of glasses of wine to relax. Honestly, Annie, I never imagined things would go the way they did, but we slept together and are now tormented with guilt. We promised it would never happen again and that wed take it to our graves. The problem now is that I cant look at my fiancee without thinking what a terrible person I am. How could I do this to her? I dont think I can marry her after what Ive done, but I dont know how to break it off, either. What are my options? Worst Fiance Ever in Toronto Dear Fiance: One option is to tell the truth, possibly wrecking your engagement and Angies marriage. Another option is to say nothing, although both you and Angie would have to be able to live with the guilt, and it would take time before your relationship with her could normalize. (And theres no guarantee the truth wouldnt come out later.) You also could simply walk away from the engagement, devastating your fiancee. Or you could tell a version of the truth: that while she was out of town, you got drunk and slept with another woman. You dont have to name the woman or give the impression that you knew her. Beg your girlfriend for forgiveness, and ask her to go with you for premarital counseling. If she dumps you, so be it, but at least you both will know why. Dear Annie: My brother recently passed away. We are a well-known family in the community and received many cards, memorials and flowers. It was such a tribute, and we were very grateful. It was quite a task thanking everyone, but it would have been so much easier if you could tell your readers to: Sign the card with your first and last names. If sending a gift or flowers, please also list your address. We called the florist, but they didnt always have addresses. It is especially hard when there are multiple friends or families listed on one card and some live out of town. Please tell them. Barbara in Nebraska Dear Barbara: People often mistakenly assume that you will know who Ted and Sheila are, not considering that you might know more than one couple with those names, or that their handwriting is so illegible you arent sure if its Ted and Sheila or Tom and Stella or their address is unlisted. Please, folks, your kindness is much appreciated, so allow the recipients to thank you properly. Dear Annie: I read the letter from Distraught Daughter, whose mother has started drinking again and becomes abusive when blotto. I was an alcoholic for 30 years and now am sober. Along with recommending AA and Al-Anon, suggest they take pictures of the alcoholic. My boyfriend took a picture of me at my worst, and it was shocking. I always cleaned up the next day and didnt remember anything I did. I insisted that what people said couldnt be true. That picture helped me get sober. I wish someone had videotaped me 30 years ago when I was drunk, hostile and vulgar. I might have gotten sober earlier. Sober Now Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email annies mailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more visit www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge (Answers tomorrow) ALBUM QUESTANYWAYJUNIOR Saturdays Jumbles: Answer: Yogi won the race, but JUSTBARELY Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. INBOS CREMY WROAND ONEOLD Tribune Media Services, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Find us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/jumble Print answer here: MONDAY EVENING APRIL 9, 2012 C: Comcast, Citrus B: Bright House D/I: Comcast, Dunnellon & Inglis F: Oak Forest H: Holiday Heights C B D/I F H6:006:307:007:308:008:309:009:3010:0010:3011:0011:30 ^ (WESH) NBC 19 19 NewsNewsEntAccessThe Voice (N) (In Stereo Live) PG Smash (N) NewsJay Leno # (WEDU) PBS 3 3 14 6World News Nightly Business PBS NewsHour (N) (In Stereo) Antiques Roadshow El Paso (N) G Independent Lens Kevin Clash, the man behind Elmo. PG YellowstoneTo Be Announced Movie % (WUFT) PBS 5 5 5 41NewsBusinessPBS NewsHour (N)Antiques RoadshowIndependent Lens PG LandWorldT. Smiley ( (WFLA) NBC 8 8 8 8 8NewsNightly NewsEntertainment Ton.Extra (N) PG The Voice Live Performance, Week 2 Hopefuls from two teams compete. 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REnglishman Who Went Up a Hill but Came Down Mtn Born Romantic (2000) R (FNC) 44 37 44 32Special ReportFOX Report The OReilly FactorHannity (N) Greta Van SusterenThe OReilly Factor (FOOD) 26 56 26 DinersDinersDinersDinersUnwrapped DinersDinersDinersDinersMeat MenDiners (FSNFL) 35 39 35 PanthersMagicNBA Basketball Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic. (Live)MagicIn MagicPanthersWorld Poker Tour (FX) 30 60 30 51Two and Half Men Two and Half Men Armageddon (1998, Science Fiction) Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler. A hero tries to save Earth from an asteroid. PG-13 Armageddon (1998) Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler. PG-13 (GOLF) 727 67 727 Golf Central (N)The Golf Fix (N)HaneyHaneyThe Haney ProjectFeherty (N) Top 10Central (HALL) 39 68 39 45 54Little House on the Prairie G Little House on the Prairie G Little House on the Prairie PG Little House on the Prairie G Frasier PGFrasier G Frasier Frasier PG (HBO) 302 201 302 2 2 Charlie St. Cloud (2010, Drama) Zac Efron. 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