Citrus County chronicle
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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: 09-04-2012
Copyright Date: 2006
Frequency: daily[<1987-1995>]
weekly[ former <1939-1968>]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Inverness (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Citrus County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Citrus -- Inverness
Coordinates: 28.839167 x -82.340278 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1889?
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 48, no. 51 (June 8, 1939).
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INSIDE SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOLUME 118 ISSUE 28 50 CITRUS COUNTY AL East race tightens: Rays, Os chip away at Yankees lead /B2 www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Comics . . . . .C7 Community . . . .C5 Crossword . . . .C6 Editorial . . . . .A8 Entertainment . . .B4 Horoscope . . . .B4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B6 Movies . . . . . .C7 Obituaries . . . .A6 Classifieds . . . .C8 TV Listings . . . .C6 HIGH 92 LOW 70 Sunny to partly cloudy. 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. PAGE A4 TODAY& next morning TUESDAY HEALTH & LIFE: New doctors Todays physicians are not like Marcus Welby, M.D. they have little interest in a private practice./ Page C1 Toddler drowns in Homosassa Citrus County Sheriffs Office dispatchers received a call at 5:34 p.m. Sunday about a little girl found unresponsive in a residential swimming pool in Homosassa. Jayden Dyess had been visiting with her parents. The family is from Ocala. Emergency workers rushed to the home and learned that the 2-year-old girl had been watching TV when family members last saw her. Jaydens parents were out at the time, but other family members pulled the toddler from the pool and attempted CPR. She was transported by Nature Coast EMS to Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River. The medical examiners office also responded to the hospital and will be taking the youngster to Leesburg for an autopsy. CCSO detectives found nothing suspicious and said the toddlers death appears to be consistent with an accidental drowning. NEWS BRIEF From staff reports C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterWhen the Port Citrus project was proposed early last year, one Inverness businessman took interest because he has been using ports for years. Knowing how the port business works, Jeff Barnes followed the progress of the concept, as he said he would like to have a port in the county. Importing and exporting building products, Barnes thought it could be useful. Why wouldnt I want a port right here? Barnes asked. But the project for the barge canal filled him with dismay: Its too shallow. It wont get enough traffic to make it profitable because not enough product can be shipped out and when product is shipped in, where can it go? Barnes doubts have been echoed by many residents who dont have international trade backgrounds. Since Barnes has taken his concerns directly to Port Director Brad Thorpe, who also is the county administrator, and will have a meeting with him this week to discuss his points, the Chronicle talked with Barnes about whats wrong with the idea. Thorpe said he will wait until N ANCY K ENNEDY Staff WriterINVERNESS As Jim Smith reflected on his 30 years working for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, he recalled the night he supposedly died. This was back before we had an airboat assigned to us when I was working the Flying Eagle area on foot, he said. We had gathered some intel about a group doing some night hunting way back in the swamp. We pulled in some undercover guys who infiltrated the group at a bar and found out their pattern, when they went out, he said. One night, Smith went out past midnight and heard an airboat start up and heard some gunshots. To get to them, Smith had to wade knee-deep through swamp water, and he debated doing so for awhile. After some more gunshots, he seized the opportunity and jumped into their boat, shined his flashlight into their faces and identified himself. Startled, one of the men shined a light into Smiths face then hit the gas. Thats when Smith flew out of the boat, landing on his back in the mud. I looked up and here he comes, spinning around right toward me, Smith said. He stopped the boat (inches from me) and took off. Later at the bar, the guy was telling people all about it, that he left Smith laying dead in the swamp. He was scared, Smith said. He thought he killed me. Smiths last day as an FWC investigator was Sept. 1. He officially retires Sept. 30. Now 57, he came to Inverness as his first assignment, straight from the academy at Pasco Hernando Community College, and stayed in Citrus County his entire career. They sent me here and said to be a part of the community, he said. He already had deep roots in the community. His grandmother was from the Bellamy family and grew up in Inverness. He said his Serving the wild Businessman: Project faces too many obstacles Inverness businessman Jeff Barnes has watched the conceptual stage of Port Citrus unfold with interest, since he constantly uses seaports in his business of importing and exporting building products. Barnes said he cant see how Port Citrus could become a reality. MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle See PORT / Page A2 FWC officer retires after an entire career in Citrus See RETIRE / Page A5 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Investigator Jim Smith reflects on his 30year career with the agency from the front porch of his Inverness home. His last day of work will be Sept 30. MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Local real estate market sees upswing S HEMIR W ILES Staff WriterBusy is the name of the game when it comes to the real estate climate in Citrus County. It has picked up considerably, Sarah Spencer, president of the Realtors Association of Citrus County, said Friday. Countrywide, the National Association of Realtors stated Wednesday pending home sales rose in July to the highest level in more than two years. These numbers also reportedly remain well above last years levels. In Citrus County, new listings were up 14.2 percent for detached homes and 23.8 percent for attached properties in the month of July. Pending sales, the number of properties where offers have been accepted in a given month, increased 78.8 percent for singlefamily homes. Closed sales, a calculation of the actual sales that close in a month, increased 7.5 percent. Additionally, the median sales price jumped up 13.3 percent to $94,000 for detached homes, though they decreased 4.8 percent to $60,000 for attached properties. However, the inventory of homes for sale at the end of July decreased 37.2 percent for singlefamily units. Spencer said while rumors continue to swirl about a secret inventory of foreclosures possibly hitting the market sometime soon, the banks have been stating there is no such thing. Wondering whether its just the hopeful wishing of buyers looking for cheap homes, Spencer said the properties LABOR DAY: Pomp and pride Americans mark Labor Day with speeches, parades, and of course, picnics./ Page A10 See UPSWING / Page A5 Obama, Romney visits to Gulf highlight differences Associated PressLaPLACE, La. President Barack Obamas trip to the hurricane zone three days after rival Mitt Romney looked over flooded homes and businesses underscores the differences in the way the presidential candidates see the role of government. So far, the presidents remarks about the storm have focused on what money and resources the federal government can marshal to help. Romney, the Republican challenger, used his trip Friday to emphasize the need for charitable donations to help people recover. Obama was visiting Louisiana late Monday to hear about the damage from local officials, view the recovery efforts and make a statement likely to highlight the governments role in the crisis. Obama was slated to walk through hard-hit St. John the Baptist Parish, 30 miles outside of New Orleans. Its a small, heavily Catholic area of about 45,000 residents. The largest city is LaPlace, where several neighborhoods were inundated by water and some residents were rescued from rooftops by boats. Greeting the president at the airport in New Orleans were Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal; members of the states congressional delegation, including Democratic Sens. Mary Landrieu and Republican David Vitter, and Landrieus brother, Mitch, the citys mayor. On the flight from Ohio, White See OBAMA / Page A2 Barack Obama visited Louisiana on Monday. Port Citrus hard to chart


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At the Worldwide Building Products office across from the Citrus County Courthouse, Barnes and his staff use computers to do business in buying and selling hardwood plywood. The plywood is shipped from its source currently Ecuador to the United States through seaports. We have also imported from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Malaysia and China, Barnes said. Were port users. We are importing into the U.S. and we are evaluating the ports that ring the U.S., what their strong suits and what their weak points are. In past years, Barnes said he has imported and exported through several Florida ports: Port of Miami, Port Everglades, Riviera Beach, Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach and Manatee. Right now, he is using only Port Everglades, as others dont have shipping service with Ecuador. The business maintains inventories in Baltimore, Everglades, Houston, Los Angeles and Oakland. From those five U.S. ports, building products are taken by truck or rail to 27 inland destinations. Were involved with logistics, steamship lines, trucking, rail, Barnes said. Were constantly evaluating ports to see if there is a better option, anything thats closer to or faster to our final destination. In moving building products, Barnes has to do research and make decisions about which steamship line would be able to service his point-to-point, west coast, South America to Florida. What types of ships do the steamship lines operate? Types of ships include containerized cargo, break bulk cargo where slings lift product from the hold and bulk cargo that might be grain thats siphoned out. In addition, some ships are specialized, like auto carriers. Barnes and his staff also look at warehousing costs and facility costs at the port, and the logistic capabilities intermodal transportation from the port to the final destination. For a new port to be successful, Barnes said it would first have to identify its market. You would have to know who your customer is, Barnes said. What type of customers are you likely to have? What are their products? What are the ocean carriers that are willing to service that port and capable of servicing that port? What international destinations do they service and can you match up a steamship line with a shippers products? These are constant questions for Barnes in his business, and he cant see how Port Citrus would meet enough of the need in international shipping to be successful. You have to know those things before you put a shovel in the ground, he said. The port authority can look at the limitations and advantages of Port Citrus. First, they have 13 to 15 feet of water depth, Barnes said. Any basic small ship is going to require 35 feet. The post-Panamax ships that come through the Panama Canal will increase cargo volume. Barnes said ships this size cant get into the Port of Tampa as it is not deep enough. As Port Citrus, envisioned within the former Cross Florida Barge Canal construction, would not have the depth for ships, it would be limited to barges. Barges are open top, so that narrows it to cargo that can get wet, Barnes said. With these limitations, the port developer would have to consider what sort of products would go through Port Citrus and how they would be stored. A shipper would not commit to using a port until a plan were in place and a port operator would not commit to running it until he could see enough potential business volume for a profit. Even a business like ours, which is small, we bring maybe 1,000 containers a year through the Panama Canal, Barnes said. The quantity we could bring to Citrus, even though we have a strong presence in Florida, wouldnt begin to entice anyone. It would take 15 companies like ours. A proposed potential use for Port Citrus would be to take product from outbound shippers and put product on a barge to Tampa where it would go out internationally. If you go into Port Citrus, youre going to pay offloading and storage. Then you are going to pay a loading charge onto the barge. Then you are going to pay ocean freight onto the barge. You are going to pay offloading the barge in Tampa. You are going to pay storage and loading the international vessel when it arrives, Barnes said. No one would do that. Youd just pay the extra $150 by truck to get to Tampa in the first place. The shallowness of the canal would not be overcome by getting in and out at high tide on an adjusted schedule, one suggested solution to the inadequate depth. Ships dont adjust schedules, Barnes said. Ships cost tens of thousands of dollars a day. Ports are 24/7 operations where everyone goes to work when the vessel arrives. No one waits for the tide. Another proposed potential was for Port Citrus to be part of a marine highway. Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation put together a plan to move more cargo on selected corridors of water to keep cargo off roads. The Cross Gulf Container Expansion connecting Port Manatee to Brownsville, Texas, would increase an existing container-onbarge operation. What is proposed is that a container ship would dock at a deepwater port, offload and reload onto barges that would work like a conveyor belt to smaller ports around the Gulf. Barnes said, however, the scenario is imaginary. Its actually going to be the opposite of that, Barnes said. If you look at the infrastructure thats going in place in ports like Tampa, its just about finished with being able to load a 100-car train from vessel to train. No barges would be needed. Time counts, too. If you can come into a port, then directly on a rail to your final destination, look at the time that saves versus coming into a port, discharge, store, wait for the barge service, load the barge, Barnes said. The conveyor belt theory from the large ports to the small ports really is not going to work because the large ports are making rail and truck commitments for final destinations. Shipping is not easy. Its a constant job of making pieces fit. Its like saying Inverness has an airport, Barnes said. I want to climb on a United 474 for a direct flight to Paris. There are a thousand reasons why I cant. The same is true of Port Citrus there are reasons why it cant function the way they visualize it. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at cvanormer@ chronicleonline.com or 352-564-2916. PORTContinued from Page A1 House press secretary Jay Carney said natural disasters are apolitical, but he jabbed at the Republican presidential ticket and their stand on the governments role in aiding the victims. It is worth noting that last year there was an effort to underfund the money thats used to provide relief to Americans when theyve been hit by disasters, Carney said. That effort was led by Congressman Paul Ryan, who is now running to be vice president. Ryan spokesman Brendan Buck said the Wisconsin congressman believes providing aid to victims of natural disasters is a critical obligation and should be treated as a high priority within a fiscally responsible budget. Aside from drawing a distinction with Romney on the role of government, Obama also will signal the advantages he has over his opponent as a sitting president. The White House publicized how much Obama has done to oversee the storm response he called governors and mayors, received briefings by weather and security advisers, and declared states of emergency before the storm hit. Since the storm hit last week, Democrats have been using the disaster issue to hammer Romney and his running mate, whose budget had proposed eliminating $10 billion a year in disaster spending and requiring Congress to pay for emergencies by cutting from elsewhere in the budget. GOP leaders blocked that proposal, and Romney hasnt said whether he agreed with Ryans proposed cuts. Residents of LaPlace spent Monday cleaning their homes, dragging out waterlogged carpets and furniture, using brooms to push out mud and debris and relying on water and bleach to clean what was left. Its gross, said Barbara Melton, 60, who has lived in her home for 23 years and never experienced flooding. Its hot, it stinks, but Im trying to get all this mud and stuff out of my house. Melton, broom in hand, smiled when talking about Obama visiting the area. Having him here and seeing the situation really helps people be able to cope with whats going on, whats happened here. Both Romneys team and the presidents insist that their visits are not aimed at political gain. But the specter of Hurricane Katrina helps explain why both men sought to tour Isaacs damage. Presidents, and would-be presidents, cant afford to get panned the way President George W. Bush did in the days after Katrina crippled New Orleans and the Mississippi and Alabama coasts in 2005, killing more than 1,800. OBAMA Continued from Page A1


Around the COUNTY Fundraiser for Josh White on WednesdayA fundraiser will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Beef O Bradys in Inverness to help support Cpl. Josh Langston White, the Crystal River High graduate who was recently injured while serving in Afghanistan. Cpl. White lost his legs in an explosion and is now recovering at Walter Reed hospital in Maryland. Various gifts will be raffled off during the day and 15 percent of all proceeds will be donated to the Josh White fund. Contributions will also be accepted. For more information, call 352-344-9464. CERT quadrant to meet Sept. 12 The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the Northeast Quadrant will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. There is a need for CERT volunteers throughout Citrus County. Call Gerry Brummer, chairman, Citrus County CERT Action Committee, at 352-382-4446 or visit the CERT website at www. citruscountycert.org. Vet advisory board to meet Thursday The Citrus County Veterans Services Advisory Board meeting will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. The Veterans Services Advisory Board informs the Veterans Service Office of areas of unmet needs in the veterans population, advises local veterans groups of services available, provides input on office policies and procedures and assists in other matters specific to veterans services and veterans groups. This meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 352-527-5915 CF Foundation committee to meet The College of Central Florida Foundation Executive Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at its office in the Enterprise Center at the Ocala campus. The foundation board of directors meeting will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Founders Hall boardroom, also at the Ocala campus. The meetings are open to the public. Copies of the agenda will be available at each meeting. For more information, contact the CF Foundation office, 3001 S.W. College Road Ocala, FL 34474. BOCC to hear public at 2:45 p.m. A number of agenda items at the next meeting of the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) need to be time-certain. Therefore, the time set for public input will be 2:45 p.m. The next BOCC meeting will start at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Room 100, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness. The agenda and backup materials will be available online at www.bocc.citrus.fl.us, on Friday before the meeting. The meeting can also be viewed live online in a small digital format. Click Agenda/ Minutes at the top of the left hand column on the countys website. The meeting is televised live on cable TV on channel 622 on Bright House and Channel 9 on Comcast. The agenda is also available beforehand at the Lecanto Government Building and in the commissioners suite on the second floor of the courthouse in Inverness. From staff reports S TATE & L OCAL Page A3 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE S HEMIR W ILES Staff Wiles CRYSTAL RIVERU sing axes, shovels and a bit of elbow grease, volunteers from the First Baptist Church of Inglis flexed their muscles and minds during a scheduled work day at Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center. With clear instructions from the course operators Common Ground Adventures out of St. Petersburg, the group along with Faith Haven Vice President Harry Lewis and his son, Tim cut wood, moved notched stumps and dug holes early Saturday morning to create a new adventure course on the retreats grounds just north of Crystal River. Called river crossing, the objective of the course is to move an entire team of people from the beginning to the end of the path by placing bridges from one wooden stump, or deck, to the next. The catch is there are only three planks used to accomplish the task. Nearby, the local Civil Air Patrol cadets worked on the low ropes adventure course called the spider web. The point of the activity is to move a group of people from one side of the web to the other by passing one another or moving through the gaps in the web on ones own. Volunteers from Crystal River Church of God were also on hand Saturday morning for the work day. Scott Baggerly, who heads up the retreat center with his wife, Diane, said the purpose with each course is to have a lesson behind it. The children who use each course learn teamwork and have fun while enjoying the great outdoors. Eventually, Baggerly would like to see church groups, civic associations, youth organizations and individuals use the property as a place to learn, get away from it all and enjoy the outdoors. However, one of the biggest problems has been getting the word out about his centers existence. Theres a need for labor and funding before the entire dream can come true. Nevertheless, Baggerly said he would keep plugging away at it because he believes Citrus County needs a place like Faith Haven, especially the countys youth. Working inside Soquili Stables with the grounds growing Cracker horse herd, horse trainer Merlyn Lewis said many come to the stables to learn what it takes to care for a horse. Katrina Hudgens mucked one of the stalls while her 11-yearold daughter, Taryn, brushed Spirit, a Cracker horse that recently twisted its ankle. Hudgens, a teacher at Lecanto Primary School, said she found out about Faith Haven last school year. Her daughter attended two summer camps at the stables and fell in love. Therefore, she decided to volunteer on work days. She, too, fell in love with the center. I just love being around the horses, she said. Its a stress reliever. Eventually, Baggerly said he wants to offer equine therapy and pony sharing. For more information about Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center, visit www.faithhaven crc.org or call 352-795-7387. Chronicle reporter Shemir Wiles can be reached at 352-5642924 or swiles@chronicle online.com. Supporters have high hopes for retreat center SHEMIR WILES /Chronicle Heath Thompson, left, and Dakota Thompson from the First Baptist Church of Inglis work on creating an adventure course Saturday during a scheduled work day at Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center. Taryn Hudgens, 11, brushes Spirit, a Cracker horse which recently twisted its ankle. Working on a dream Special to the ChronicleHeavy rains, high tides and water-holding containers create conditions for mosquito-borne disease, and that has some Citrus County residents concerned for the safety of their family, friends, pets and livestock. The Citrus County Mosquito Control District, tasked with limiting the spread of mosquitoes and other nuisance insects that spread disease among humans and animals, currently, has a bigger job to do with a smaller pool of resources. Like many other cash-strapped state and county agencies facing dire financial situations, state budget cuts are having a profound effect on the ability to control mosquitoes and the diseases they transmit, according to the Mosquito Control District. The district continues to marshal available resources to combat these public health threats and minimize human/mosquito contact. Mosquito control methods utilized are designed to be the safest, most comprehensive and effective available. Our control program consists of surveillance, inspections, source reduction, trucks/ATVs, helicopter and, when appropriate and surveys indicate the need, application of mosquito larvicides and adulticides specifically evaluated and registered by the EPA for mosquito abatement, the district said in a news release. But cuts in our mosquito control budget, coupled with increased federal and state regulatory requirements, are making it more difficult for us to use the tools necessary to protect our citizens. We need your continued support. In the meantime, individuals can do their part by eliminating or treating mosquito-breeding habitats around their homes, including discarded tires, unwashed bird baths, clogged rain gutters and unused plastic wading pools. People can also take steps to prevent bites by wearing longsleeved clothing and applying EPA-registered repellents such as DEET, picaridin, IR3535 and oil of lemon-eucalyptus. For more information, visit www. citrusmosquito.org. Special to the ChronicleCitrus 20/20s Save Our Waters Week Committee, in cooperation with the Citrus County Aquatics Service Division and the Ocean Conservancy, is pleased to announce the countys 23rd annual Adopt-AShore/Coastal Cleanup is scheduled for sunrise to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Groups of two or more are invited to join other volunteers across the county in removing debris from shorelines, waterways and the beaches of the countys lakes, rivers and oceans. People of all ages can participate. Friends, families, neighbors, club members, scout troops, and grade-school classes are needed to work together to help cleanup waterways. For folks living on the west side of the county, contact Lace BlueMcLean at 352-201-0149, or email info.citrus 2020@gmail.com. Those on the east side should contact Greg Schmukal at 352-860-2762 or by email at basscatchers @embarqmail.com, or call the Citrus County Aquatics Services directly at 352-527-7620. A program agreement will then be mailed out along with a participant sign-up sheet. Each group will be responsible for knowing the accessibility of the area being adopted, organizing and transporting the group as necessary, and the general safety of the group. Want to join an existing group or dont see an area to clean up? Go ahead and call! You will be assisted in locating a group or area to adopt. All groups must be registered by Sept. 10 to participate in this years event. More information and event forms may be downloaded at www. citrus2020.org. Supplies for the cleanup will be provided at the safety meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Lecanto Government Building, Room 166, located at 3600 W. Sovereign Path (off County Road 491) in Lecanto. This meeting will last approximately one hour and at least one representative from each adopting group must attend in order to receive supplies for their group. This event coincides with the Ocean Conservancys International Coastal Cleanup. Immediately following the cleanup, there will be volunteer appreciation luncheons on both sides of the county. Mosquito control: Public must do its part SOWW needs volunteers for 23rd annual cleanup Associated PressFORT LAUDERDALE Life jackets and religious texts were found aboard a missing South Florida oil tycoons boat after it ran aground, but Guma Aguiar had left his watch and wedding ring at home, according to notes taken by a U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue team. The notes offer new details about Aguiar, whose boat was last seen speeding and jumping waves hours before it washed ashore with its engines running June 19 in Fort Lauderdale. Police found no blood on the boat and no evidence of foul play. Notes compiled by several officers during the 48-hour air-and-sea search for Aguiar were obtained by the Sun Sentinel through a Freedom of Information Act request. According to the watchstander logs based on interviews and investigators notes, Aguiar was seen on camera leaving his house with a purpose and getting on a boat. Aguiar was not in a good frame of mind due to financial problems, and he had had an argument with his wife over divorce, according to the notes. He left his watch and wedding ring at home. The notes, though, dont prove that Aguiar planned a suicide, Cmdr. Darren Caprara told the Sun Sentinel. We dont truly know where something went wrong, Caprara said. We ask hundreds of questions to try and get any small detail to aid our search. What we are really trying to get to is what he could have done out there. New details about missing tycoon


C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE HI LO PR 89 76 0.20 HI LO PR 92 73 NA HI LO PR 93 70 NA HI LO PR 89 70 NA HI LO PR 91 73 NA HI LO PR 90 72 NA YESTERDAYS WEATHER Sunny to partly cloudy; 20% chance of a t-storm THREE DAY OUTLOOK Partly cloudy; 30% chance of a t-storm Partly cloudy; 40% chance of a t-storm High: 92 Low: 70 High: 91 Low: 72 High: 91 Low: 72 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 93/70 Record 97/65 Normal 91/70 Mean temp. 82 Departure from mean +1 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.00 in. Total for the year 49.67 in. Normal for the year 39.52 in.*As of 7 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 10 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 30.03 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 68 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 46% 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 Monday was good with pollutants mainly ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:48 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:10 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY .........................10:07 P.M. MOONSET TODAY ..........................10:51 A.M. SEPT. 8SEPT. 15SEPT. 22SEPT. 29 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS 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: LOW. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 89 72 pc Ft. Lauderdale 88 75 ts Fort Myers 93 74 pc Gainesville 91 69 pc Homestead 87 74 ts Jacksonville 89 71 pc Key West 88 79 sh Lakeland 93 72 pc Melbourne 87 74 ts City H L Fcast Miami 89 76 ts Ocala 91 69 pc Orlando 92 73 pc Pensacola 88 76 ts Sarasota 90 74 pc Tallahassee 91 72 ts Tampa 91 76 pc Vero Beach 88 71 ts W. Palm Bch. 88 73 ts FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouthwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy, slight chance of thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature86 LAKE LEVELS Location Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a 33.43 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a 38.45 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a 39.49 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a 41.34 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 80 55 ts 75 67 Albuquerque 94 69 pc 94 68 Asheville 81 66 .63 ts 78 67 Atlanta 89 74 ts 85 73 Atlantic City 79 71 .26 ts 81 72 Austin 99 73 s 99 72 Baltimore 84 75 ts 85 73 Billings 85 57 pc 77 47 Birmingham 84 70 2.39 ts 87 73 Boise 88 53 s 84 48 Boston 72 59 ts 75 68 Buffalo 89 63 ts 78 66 Burlington, VT 84 51 ts 77 63 Charleston, SC 90 75 pc 88 72 Charleston, WV 89 73 .05 ts 86 70 Charlotte 90 70 .33 ts 85 72 Chicago 88 71 pc 86 71 Cincinnati 80 71 .88 ts 86 67 Cleveland 90 68 .90 ts 81 68 Columbia, SC 90 75 .11 ts 88 72 Columbus, OH 82 71 .14 ts 83 67 Concord, N.H. 78 59 ts 76 65 Dallas 100 78 s 101 77 Denver 90 61 .01 s 88 52 Des Moines 86 70 .01 pc 91 70 Detroit 89 66 ts 83 69 El Paso 99 74 ts 96 74 Evansville, IN 87 73 .25 pc 90 71 Harrisburg 76 73 .14 ts 80 70 Hartford 79 59 ts 78 69 Houston 96 77 pc 95 77 Indianapolis 81 71 .01 pc 85 67 Jackson 93 77 pc 94 75 Las Vegas 102 75 pc 100 77 Little Rock 99 75 pc 101 78 Los Angeles 74 64 pc 76 66 Louisville 82 75 pc 88 72 Memphis 95 74 pc 96 77 Milwaukee 83 67 pc 80 70 Minneapolis 92 73 ts 85 64 Mobile 91 77 ts 89 75 Montgomery 88 72 1.32 ts 89 73 Nashville 79 73 .04 pc 89 72 New Orleans 92 78 ts 91 77 New York City 79 71 ts 81 72 Norfolk 85 73 c 89 73 Oklahoma City 104 79 pc 103 73 Omaha 86 71 pc 92 65 Palm Springs 103 78 pc 107 79 Philadelphia 78 73 .40 ts 83 74 Phoenix 104 88 ts 102 85 Pittsburgh 87 69 ts 82 69 Portland, ME 72 57 ts 73 66 Portland, Ore 79 55 s 84 56 Providence, R.I. 77 57 ts 77 69 Raleigh 89 71 .93 c 88 72 Rapid City 92 49 s 85 55 Reno 91 54 s 89 55 Rochester, NY 85 57 ts 77 66 Sacramento 95 55 s 97 59 St. Louis 88 73 pc 92 74 St. Ste. Marie 82 57 .20 pc 83 64 Salt Lake City 88 60 s 89 62 San Antonio 99 76 s 99 76 San Diego 79 66 pc 81 68 San Francisco 74 52 s 69 54 Savannah 93 75 pc 89 73 Seattle 73 55 s 78 54 Spokane 79 50 s 77 50 Syracuse 83 59 ts 79 66 Topeka 100 69 pc 95 70 Washington 85 75 ts 87 75YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 108 Enid, Okla. LOW 23 Stanley, Idaho TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 89/77/pc Amsterdam 71/54/pc Athens 88/70/s Beijing 77/61/s Berlin 72/52/s Bermuda 84/77/pc Cairo 95/75/s Calgary 65/43/s Havana 88/72/ts Hong Kong 89/77/ts Jerusalem 91/69/s Lisbon 91/72/s London 73/54/pc Madrid 82/52/pc Mexico City 78/54/ts Montreal 79/67/ts Moscow 61/48/sh Paris 80/60/pc Rio 69/56/pc Rome 78/66/ts Sydney 75/49/s Tokyo 88/77/ts Toronto 79/67/ts Warsaw 72/50/pc WORLD CITIES Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, Madison, Wi. Tuesday WednesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 8:10 a/4:04 a 8:54 p/4:35 p 8:38 a/4:32 a 9:36 p/5:12 p Crystal River** 6:31 a/1:26 a 7:15 p/1:57 p 6:59 a/1:54 a 7:57 p/2:34 p Withlacoochee* 4:18 a/11:45 a 5:02 p/11:42 p 4:46 a/12:22 p 5:44 p/ Homosassa*** 7:20 a/3:03 a 8:04 p/3:34 p 7:48 a/3:31 a 8:46 p/4:11 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) 9/4 TUESDAY 8:59 2:47 9:21 3:10 9/5 WEDNESDAY 9:50 3:38 10:13 4:01 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR 94 75 NA Lawn watering limited to two days per week, before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., as follows:EVEN addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday. ODD addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday. 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MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community Where to find us:1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429 Blvd. Today's active pollen:Ragweed, grasses, chenopods Todays count: 5.2/12 Wednesdays count: 6.6 Thursdays count: 6.9 Group trying to save old 7 Mile Bridge Structure has served pedestrians since 1982 C AMMY C LARK The Miami Herald MARATHON Retired truck driver Norm Runaway Grandpa Dille arrived at the old Seven Mile Bridge for his daily ritual. He walked about half a mile roundtrip before plunking down in a green plastic chair to gaze at natures beauty and at Henry Flaglers century-old engineering marvel. I love it, the 71-year-old from Ohio said on a breezy morning last week. I love the view, the colors, the story behind it with the railroads. And, when I was young, I used to bring my kids down here. I remember the old bridge before the new one was built. Runaway Grandpa is among thousands of people who walk, jog, push strollers, bike, picnic, catch the sunrise, toast the sunset and watch for marine life on the world famous bridge, once called the Eighth Wonder of the World and now on the National Register of Historic Places. How much longer can the bridges main 2.2-mile section safely support people? Nobody knows. The steel and concrete bridge, completed exactly 100 years ago to link Marathon to the Lower Keys, is deteriorating in the harsh salt and sun environment. The main section which goes to historic Pigeon Key, a tiny island that once served as the work camp for the Florida East Coast Railway already is too unsafe for vehicles and fishermen who continuously lean on the fragile railing. Last summer, a nonprofit community group called Friends of Old Seven was formed to try to rescue the bridge. Leading the charge is Bernard Spinrad, a retired Marathon resident who formerly was Arubas director of tourism. Friends of Old Seven is working with Monroe County, the city of Marathon and the bridge owners (the Florida Department of Transportation) to come up with a bold but practical renovation plan and the $16 to $20 million needed to fund it. All sides agree it is in everybodys long-term interest to save the bridge which is a major tourist attraction to the Middle Keys but has been a bridge to nowhere to FDOT since 1982, when the new Seven Mile Bridge was completed. Weve been trying to give up the old bridges ownership for decades, said Gus Pego, FDOTs District 6 Secretary. Its a recreational facility, not a transportation facility. And what I tell commissioners and folks who ask me: Given our limited budget, wouldnt you rather we maintain the new bridge? The unique old bridge has generated plenty of free publicity for the Middle Keys. Kisha and Jen pedaled three-wheeled bikes along the bridge to win CBS Amazing Race 18. Cuban migrants were found clinging to piling of the old bridge in 2006 that led to a controversial wet foot/dry foot case that sent them back to Cuba. And in 1994, the old bridge was famously blown up in True Lies with Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Pego said the parking lot at the entrance to the north end is concrete now thanks to the True Lies crew, which needed a hard surface to launch the U.S. Marine Harriers. Spinrad said the old Seven Mile Bridge has the potential to boost the local economy even more. Hes been inspired by the cases of two other abandoned railroads that were brought to life by public and private partnerships: the High Line in New York City and Walkway Over the Hudson in upper New York. Both are roaring successes, and there are many other examples like that, Spinrad said. We are not the lone wolf out there. Longtime Monroe County Commissioner George Neugent said the county has always wanted to rescue the bridge, but other bigticket items including wastewater management and the central sewer system have taken priority. But those major county projects are winding down, and money from a multibillion-dollar BP oil spill settlement may be available for the bridge project. Under the Gulf Coast Restoration Act of 2012, 23 counties in Florida will be eligible for funding for tourism, economy revival and sustaining natural resources and ecosystems. Clearly, the bridge could fall under one of more umbrellas of shovel-ready projects that we could move forward on, Neugent said. The act is out of Congress now and passed down to a consortium to divvy up. Maybe for the old Seven Mile Bridge, the timing is right. Pego said no FDOT funding is currently in place for the bridges renovation, but the state agency would be willing to commit 50 percent of the costs, with one big condition: The county, city or another entity would take over ownership of the bridge upon completion of the work. The new owners would become responsible for maintenance and liability, which could cost around $300,000 annually. Renovating the bridge also would eliminate the need for ferry service to Pigeon Key, which now costs about $250,000 annually and is split among the county, city and FDOT. Friends of Old Seven just held a bridge design contest for architecture graduate students at Florida International University. The county kicked in $5,000 of the $12,500 cost. For the contest, called Imagine 07, the students were told to let their imaginations run wild. And they did. They came up with an underwater restaurant, water slide, a ski-lift type people mover that would run under the bridge and human fish tanks, where people could view marine life. Good luck getting permits for those endeavors in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Associated Press Norm Dilles morning ritual usually includes a trip to the old Seven Mile Bridge to take in the views. A nonprofit community group called Friends of Old Seven was formed last summer to try to rescue the bridge.


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Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34448 ( 352 ) 628-3443 Ledgerdentistry.com 000CHXW 000CIFF Annual Kick-Off Breakfast T UESDAY SEPT 25, 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club Please call 795-5483 or go online to citrusunitedway.org for reservations. Deadline is Sept 20 When single ticket price increases to $25.00 United Way of Citrus County 000CBRZ Tickets $20 per person Sponsor table for 8: $200 Florida roots go back to the Hogan family which came to Florida in the 1780s. He carries a lot of the history of this county, said Smiths wife, Dotty. He knows how to get to all the places in the swamp that no one knows. Other law enforcement and game wardens call him all the time and have really depended on him. I think his retirement will be harder on them than on him. Even though Smith grew up in Weirsdale, he was familiar with Citrus County, and coming to Inverness to work was coming home; he fit right in with the community. Thirty years ago, Inverness was a small town, he said. There was a lot more places where people could go and hunt. At that time, the FWC was the Game and Freshwater Fish Commission and Smith was hired as a game warden, patrolling the east side of the county. However, he often worked the entire county alone, all hours of the day and night, always on call. He did that for 18 years. When we merged with the Marine Patrol, it added a lot of positions, he said. We have about six or eight officers now. He moved into investigations in 2001. In 2010, the job included Internet crimes, which added a whole new dimension to hunting hunters, as he calls it. That shows how far weve come, he said. Now you can sit at home with your computer and find somebody violating the law and make your whole case. As an example, somebody had called to report illegal deer hunting the person had posted photos on Facebook. Smith found the persons Facebook page and saw photos with the dates on them of a woman skinning a deer. He sent her a friend request from a fictitious Facebook account, which she accepted, then looked through her friends photos and identified the other people in the original photo, found them, interviewed them and fined them. We didnt have a deer to show as evidence, but we had pictures, he said. Smith said over the years he learned that hunting hunters is a lot like hunting game. When youre after deer hunters, you go where the deer are. You look for deer tracks. You ask, Where would I go if I was this deer hunter? He said hes gotten to know human nature, that most law breakers lie or offer excuses when caught like the guys who shot a bear in Chassahowitzka and said they thought it was a hog, but then they ended up in an Orlando parking lot at 3 a.m. trying to sell the bear hide. As for retirement, Smith said he plans to stay active. He and his wife, Dotty, want to buy a fifth-wheel trailer and head west to do work, camping at state parks or national forests. Its a good way to travel, he said. You go wherever they need a campground host; they give you a site for free, your fuel is tax deductible and a lot of the positions pay. Plus, Ill have my guns with me, and itll be coming up hunting season before you know it. Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at nkennedy@chronicle online.com or 352-564-2927. RETIRE Continued from Page A1 available now are already cheap, and people are taking advantage of the good prices. Lately, she said she has been working with numerous baby boomers from up North who are looking for a second home, which they can rent out until they are ready to retire. They are amazed at how much the homes cost in Citrus County. In some cases, Spencer said her clients tell her the cost of their second home is half of what they paid for their home up North. In addition, buyers are also coming in with a strong understanding of what theyre looking for in a house. The consumers are smarter than they have ever been, she said. People are doing their research on the Internet and coming ready to see certain properties so they can make it a done deal, she added. Heading into the September, Spencer said many of the people looking to purchase properties would be those scrambling to find a good winter home before the weather begins to cool in the Northern states. Though for buyers, the market is a smorgasbord, Spencer said, the sellers are still taking a huge hit in the wallet. If they bought during the real estate boom, they will never recover the money they spent, she said. Nevertheless, the influx of new residents means economic stimulus on all fronts from shopping and restaurants to taxes and business development. It goes in a circle, Spencer said. I love it ... its just a revolving door.Chronicle reporter Shemir Wiles can be reached at 352-564-2924 or swiles@chronicle online.com. UPSWING Continued from Page A1


Jerry Coolman, 65 INVERNESS Jerry Coolman, 65, of Inverness, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Local arrangements will be under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto.Mary Ferrucci, 89INVERNESS Mary Ferrucci, 89, of Inverness, Fla., died Sept. 2, 2012, at her home under the loving care of her family and HPH Hospice. Mary was born on June 21, 1923, in Montreal, Canada, the daughter of Joseph and Clara Rosito. She retired with her husband as part owners of a family-owned fuel oil business. She moved from Long Island, N.Y., to Citrus County in 2003 with her family. Mary was a Catholic. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Michael A. Ferrucci. Survivors include her daughter, Antoinette Rehberg of Inverness, Fla.; sister, Angelina Nolasco of Peachtree City, Ga.; brother, Vincent Rosito of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; and grandson, Christopher Rehberg of Gainesville, Ga. Visitation for Mrs. Ferrucci will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. A service will follow at 6 p.m. Father Erwin Belgica will preside. Interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Long Island, N.Y., will be Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness, Fla. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Frederick Harron, 42Frederick D. Harron, 42, died Sept 1, 2012. Previous funeral plans have been amended to a family memorial gathering at the residence from 3 to 5 p.m. Wed nesday. No services at funeral home. Thelma Mack, 95 SPRING HILL Thelma McWilliams Mack, 95, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Canton, Ohio. Paula Mann, 85 FLORAL CITYPaula Jeanne Mann, 85, of Floral City, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Private arrangements by Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. Nellie Sue Lightfoot, 70 On Saturday, Sept. 1, Nellie Sue (Dias) Lightfoot passed away peacefully surrounded by her family under the wonderful care of Hospice of Citrus County. Nellie Sue was born March 13, 1942, to Blanche (Strickland) and Marvin Dias in Brooksville, Fla. She graduated from Citrus High School in 1960, and attended Central Florida Community College and Georgia Southern College, graduating with a degree in Education. Nellie Sue had been married to Bill Lightfoot for 45 years. They were married by Mr. Roger Weaver in Old Homosassa at the 1st Baptist Church on June 15, 1968. After marrying Bill, they spent two years in San Diego, Calif., while Bill was in the Navy. After his deployment to Vietnam, they moved back to Citrus County, where they made their home. Nellie Sue spent 34 years in education teaching at Homosassa Elementary School. Nellie Sue has two children, Marlon (Michael) and William; two grandchildren, Jillian and Meghan; one brother, Joe Dias and his wife, Sonia Gay; two nephews, Michael Dias and Lonnie Sears (BobbiJo), and one niece, Mandy Murphree (Ricky); three great-nieces, and three great-nephews. Nellie Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Blanche and Marvin; her sister, Linda Sears; and many aunts and uncles. Nellie Sue was a member of Gulf to Lake Baptist Church in Crystal River; she was the most devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother (NeNe). The things she loved most in life were her family, spending time reading, traveling with Bill, and spending time with her dearest friends. Visitation for Nellie Sue will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Gulf to Lake Baptist Church, with services starting at 4 p.m. Burial will follow with graveside services at Stage Stand Cemetery in Homosassa. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in charge of arrangements. Flowers or donations to Hospice of Citrus County will be appreciated. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Maryanne Roth, 55 LAKE PANASOFFKEEMaryanne Turco Roth, 55, of Lake Panasoffkee, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at the York Street Church of God in Lake Panasoffkee. Donald Strickland, 55 CRYSTAL RIVERDonald L. Strickland, 55, of Crystal River, died Aug. 1, 2012, at Hospice House of Citrus County in Lecanto. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at the Key Training Center cafeteria. Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. George Sheppard Jr., 70 REDDICK George Wilfred Sheppard Jr., 70, of Reddick, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Local arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Josephine Wallentine, 104BROOKSVILLE Josephine Wallentine, 104, of Brooksville, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Local arrangements will be under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, with services taking place at a later date in Burlington, Wis. Frances Wilson, 84LECANTOFrances Wilson, 84, of Lecanto, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Local arrangements will be under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. A6 T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE 000CHX5 Funeral Home With Crematory C h a s E D a v i s Chas. E. Davis 726-8323 ADOLPH GAVLIK Pending EDWARD MOYER Pending HENRY COMISKEY Pending 0 0 0 C 3 T V Manatee Festival Strawberry Festival And the Winner Is... Cooter Festival Festival of the Arts Floral City Heritage Days We would like to thank our 2012 Community Partners for making the Festival Editions possible. Thank You! It doesnt matter if you saved money in 15 minutes. 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The U.S. military consists of five active-duty services and their respective guard and reserve units: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. U.S. flags denote military service on local obituaries. Mark Abrahamian, 46 GUITARIST NORFOLK, Neb. Mark Abrahamian, the lead guitarist for the rock group Starship, died of a heart attack after a concert in Norfolk, Neb., his road manager said. He was 46. Road manager Scott Harrison said Abrahamian collapsed after a performance Sunday night. We had just finished the show. We were back in the dressing room eating. He apparently told the bass player he wasnt feeling well, Harrison said Monday. Abrahamian went into the next room and was talking to his fianc on the phone when he collapsed, Harrison said. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Harrison says an autopsy was done Monday. Harrison said Starships concert on Monday in Orem, Utah, was canceled. Abrahamian joined Starship 11 years ago. 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Another pilot whale dies after beaching MIAMI Another whale that was part of a pod of pilot whales that stranded on a central Florida beach has died. The juvenile whale had been at Florida Atlantic Universitys Harbor Branch Institute for rehabilitation since Saturday. Harbor Branch official Steve McCullough said the male whale died around noon Monday after unexpectedly declining. Four other juvenile pilot whales brought to the FAU facility are being treated for infections. The whales were part of a pod of 22 that stranded Saturday at Avalon State Park in St. Lucie County. The rest of the pod died of natural causes or had to be euthanized. Experts hope to stabilize the four surviving whales so they can continue their rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando. Eventually, they could be released back into the ocean. Casinos closed after aquarium leak HALLANDALE BEACH Two casinos at Gulfstream Park had to be closed after a 13,000-gallon aquarium sprang a leak. A seam in the aquarium in the second-floor casino cracked open early Sunday. President and general manager Tim Ritvo said two floors of slot machines and the poker room will be closed for at least a few days. Gulfstreams shops, dining rooms and simulcast area remain open. Director of gaming Mike Couch said casino employees raced to plug the leak with towels from the bar area. About 3,000 gallons of water remained in the saltwater aquarium. Couch said that was enough to keep more than a dozen fish safe and swimming until they could be moved to another aquarium. The fish include sharks, a lion fish, a puffer fish and various tropical species. Two nipped by sharks in Atlantic DAYTONA BEACH Authorities said two swimmers are recovering after being nipped by sharks in the ocean off central Florida. Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Tammy Marris said a 58year-old Orlando woman in 3 feet of water suffered a small puncture wound to her left ankle Sunday afternoon. The woman drove herself to a hospital. Marris told The Daytona Beach News-Journal that an 8year-old Deltona girl was bitten a couple of hours later while she was boogie-boarding in shallow water. The girl suffered minor puncture wounds to her calf and hand. Her parents took her to a hospital. Man dies in boat collision MIAMI Authorities said a 27-year-old man has died after his personal watercraft collided with a boat in Biscayne Bay. Miami Fire-Rescue spokesman Ignatius Carroll said a Sea Tow operator noticed the commotion and pulled one man from the water late Sunday. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Associated PressThe nations oil and gas hub along the Gulf Coast is slowly coming back to life in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. Offshore oil platforms are beginning to ramp up production as crews are returning. Refineries are beginning to restart units as power is restored and floodwaters are cleared out. While a substantial amount of oil and gas production remains off line, production is coming back as expected. No major damage to oil platforms or refineries have been reported, and no further storm-related spikes in energy prices are expected. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said Monday that 800,000 barrels per day of oil production remained offline, 58 percent of Gulf of Mexico production. About 100,000 barrels per day of production was restored between Sunday and Monday. At the height of the storm 1.3 million barrels per day of oil production was suspended. The U.S. consumes an average of 19 million barrels of petroleum every day. Companies have been quickly returning workers to platforms. About 12 percent of the regions platforms were still without staff. Nearly all of the Gulfs offshore platforms and rigs were evacuated last week. Nine refineries in the path of Isaac are restarting or operating at reduced rates, according to the Energy Department. One refinery has returned to full operation and one, the Belle Chasse, La., refinery operated by Phillips 66, is still shut down because it is still without power. The company said Sunday most of the floodwater had been cleared from the refinery and most refinery personnel had returned to work to prepare the plant for re-start when power was restored. On Monday, the company said there was no update to the refinerys status. The national average price of gasoline rose 11 cents last week as Isaac threatened the Gulf Coast and then swept ashore with high winds and flooding rains. But by Friday the price had leveled off to just under $3.83 per gallon. Monday, the average price declined barely by 0.2 cents, to $3.827 per gallon, according to the Oil Price Information Service, AAA and Wright Express. Thats the highest ever price for gasoline for Labor Day, though it is 11 cents below this years high of $3.94 per gallon, set April 6. Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Economic Development Council and Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Citrus County Visitors & Convention Bureau along with sponsors for the event, Superior Residences of Lecanto and Sunflower Springs Assisted Living invite the public to celebrate the 9,000 businesses in Citrus County. There will be a kickoff mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, hosted by Crystal Chevrolet at its Homosassa location. Cole Taylor will perform live No tickets are required for this free event, but call 352-795-3149 to RSVP so a proper amount of refreshments are prepared. The following day, Friday, Sept. 7, renowned entrepreneur Jerry Ross from Disneys National Entrepreneur Center will provide a presentation focused on Citrus County. Progress Energy will present the annual EDC luncheon at the College of Central Florida, Lecanto, where the recipients of the 2012 Outstanding Small Business, Outstanding Employer or Corporate Citizen and Person of the Year will be announced. Tickets are $20 per person, $160 for a table of eight, and may be purchased at www.citrus edc.com or by calling 352795-3149. The culmination of the Industry Appreciation Month is the barbeque, this year to be at M & B Dairy. Owner Dale McLellan is being honored as the 2012 Swisher Sweet Florida Farmer of the Year. A $25 ticket gets parking, food prepared by the Ag Alliance and access to an open bar. There will be a Tim McGraw tribute show presented by Adam D. Tucker. Tickets are required and may be purchased at www.citrusedc.com or by calling 352-795-3149. S TATE/L OCAL C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 A7 000CFTI Board Certified American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology Board Certified National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Ward Eye Center 8490 W. Homosassa Trail, Homosassa (352) 489-3579 (352) 628-0123 M O D E R N MODERN D I A B E T I C DIABETIC S P E C I A L I S T SPECIALIST 000BO4M CARPET TILE WOOD VINYL LAMINATE SERVING CITRUS COUNTY SINCE 1975 527-1811 FREE ESTIMATES 44 W. G ulf To Lake Hwy., L ecanto ( next to landfill ) CCC #2837 Mohawk 60 Day Satisfaction Guarantee on Carpet Hours: Mon. Fri. 8-5pm Sat. 9-1pm 000CHTC 527-0012 SAR002402 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! B LIND S TREETOPS PLAZA 1657 W. 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O PINION Page A8 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 Set an example Is it any wonder that bullying of every description is displayed by so many of our youth today? My dad used to say Do as I say, not as I do. Unfortunately, the study of human psychology has shown us that this is rarely the case. Children tend to imitate the behavior modeled by authority figures starting with their parents, teachers and right up the ladder to our national leaders. The political rhetoric, slander and downright bullying we are witnessing in todays political climate should cause those in high places to be more careful in how they address others, including their political foes. Shame on them for behaving this way, and shame on us for not taking a stand on it. Marsha Shappell Inverness Opinion appreciated Id like to express my appreciation to Jo Darling of Lecanto, who has so eloquently expressed her own views in letters to the editor of the Chronicle. Most recently her letters about womens rights were direct and to the point. Thanks for speaking out for us as well as for future generations, Jo! Dorothy Abel Homosassa T hursday nights convention speech, the symbolic opening of Barack Obamas general-election effort, represents an important moment in this years campaign. But no matter what the president says, and no matter how well he says it, history likely will record that the 2012 presidential race was transformed not in September but in August and not by anything that happened at the Republican National Convention in Tampa last week. Thats because this is no longer a campaign of Obama against Mitt Romney. Its a campaign of Obama against Rep. Paul Ryan. Not in a generation perhaps not ever has a vice-presidential nominee had such a transformative effect on a national political ticket. By selecting Ryan, Romney did more than signal what kind of administration the Republicans would conduct if they win the White House in November. He did more than catapult Ryan, until now a cult hero to a tiny enclave of think-tank conservatives, into a national figure and, barring a catastrophic faux pas, a presidential candidate in his own right four or eight years from now. Romneys choice transformed his presidential campaign into a conversation about Ryans personality, character and ideas. Some running mates have delivered fresh credibility and excitement to a campaign. Thats what Sen. Edmund S. Muskie did in 1968, when Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey added him to the Democratic ticket, much as Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman did when he joined Al Gore as his vice-presidential nominee in 2000. Both tickets lost close races and both running mates faltered early in their own, separate campaigns four years later. But Ryan did something that neither Muskie nor Lieberman did. He added a new ideological cast to his ticket. Not even the most ideological running mate of modern times, Henry A. Wallace, who ran with Franklin Roosevelt in 1940, did that. More recently, the selection of Joseph R. Biden Jr. as Obamas 2008 running mate didnt reposition the ticket even one degree ideologically. Neither did Gov. Bill Clintons 1992 choice of Sen. Al Gore, nor Vice President George H.W. Bushs 1988 selection of Sen. Dan Quayle. The choice of former Rep. Dick Cheney to run with George W. Bush in 2000 had a dramatic effect on the character of the ensuing Bush administration, but it had no effect on the Bush campaign, except and hardly anyone remembers this perhaps to soften rather than harden the image of the ticket. Ryans selection, on the other hand, has changed everything including future assessments of the impact of a vice-presidential nominee. Obamas speech this week will take dead aim at Romney, to be sure. He almost certainly will portray the GOP nominee as an innocuous opportunist, or worse, knowing that is precisely how many of his fellow Republicans view the former Massachusetts governor. But that no longer matters all that much, at least politically. Romneys ideas, which members of both parties consider comprehensive but suspect are not genuine, arent really the point anymore. None of this is to say that if the Republicans win, Romney wont be the top dog, make the Cabinet choices, sketch the outlines of American foreign policies and be the public face of the nation at international summits. He will. But Ryan is the Reggie Jackson of the Republicans. Hes the straw that stirs the drink. He also stirs something deep in the modern Republican Party, which for the last six elections has had a rebellious, muscular conservative undertone but each time has nominated for president a conventional Republican, steeped in establishment values and possessing conventional qualifications a vice president, two incumbent presidents, two high-profile senators who had both lost earlier nomination fights. Mush that together and you have Richard Nixon, who, remarkably, qualifies on all counts. Romney is conventional as well. Like George W. Bush, he served as governor of an important state and, like both Presidents Bush, he was reared by a prominent political father. But Romneys running mate is a House member, which is unusual but not unprecedented, and Ryan also is the author of the principal Republican budget proposal, one that takes dead aim at the spending and entitlement programs that are like the weather: Everyone talks about them, but nobody does anything about them. Much of last weeks GOP convention was designed to burnish the image of Romney, to add human dimensions to his profile, to portray him as an experienced job creator who can do what Obama has failed to do: trim unemployment substantially and get the economy moving. Seeking to make the public comfortable with an alternative to the incumbent is standard fare for a challengers convention. But what is different in 2012 is that the table-setting for the fall campaign has been altered. Nobody is talking much about Romneys ideas. People are talking about Ryans. Nobody is saying there is Republican excitement over Romney. People are talking about Ryan. This week the Democrats will spend plenty of time demonizing Romney. Theyll say he is an outsourcer, a heartless private-equity wizard whose eyes turn to the bottom line and away from the human costs of efficiency, a bloodless executive lacking in the common touch. But the ideas the Democrats will demonize wont be Romneys but Ryans. Hes the guy who makes Republican hearts flutter and who gives Democrats heartburn. Other running mates have done that, of course. Gov. Spiro Agnew of Maryland performed that duty in the 1968 campaign and then in the vice presidency. But he had no real ideas of his own. He had a kind of Murderers Row of the speech-writing craft (William Safire and Patrick J. Buchanan), but what he pedaled was invective, not ideology. This is what sets Ryan apart. He has a mind of his own, and ideas of his own. Since the spring, the political class has wondered what might happen when Obama and Romney meet for a debate. Onetime Jimmy Carter speechwriter James Fallows even filled eight Atlantic Monthly pages this month speculating on this looming meeting of titans. But that may not be the main event. The real fun will occur Oct 11. Thats when Biden and Ryan face off in front of a national audience. Skip it and youll likely miss the biggest moment of the 2012 campaign. David M. Shribman is executive editor of the Post-Gazette and can be emailed at dshribman @post-gazette.com. Follow him on Twitter at ShribmanPG. The fear of doing right is the grand treason in times of danger. Henry Ward Beecher, 1887 The Ryan revolution 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 .......................................... publisherMike Arnold .................................................. editor Charlie Brennan ................................ editor at largeCurt Ebitz ........................................ citizen member Mac Harris ...................................... citizen member Rebecca Martin ................................ guest member WATERLOGGED Private roads pose problems F or some residents who live along Wahoo Trail in northwest Citrus County, the road home is not like the country roads celebrated by John Denvers famous song. Instead, it is a muddy path through a neighbors yard, courtesy of flooding that has blocked their road home since Tropical Storm Debby came through in June. And there is very little the county can do to alleviate the problem, because the road leading to their homes is private. The neighborhood road was developed long before current standards that require newly platted roads be built to county standards, which includes being built above the 100-year flood level. This road runs through a low-lying area that is prone to flooding during periods of heavy rain, such as in 2004 when four tropical storms moved through the state. At a meeting with residents earlier this month, county officials offered to clear the road by pumping water that now covers the road into Lake Rousseau. Since that time, officials have obtained a pump and piping from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and pumping is expected to begin this week. However, removing water only provides a temporary solution, because the road goes through a low-lying part of the subdivision, and will flood again during periods of heavy rain. The long-term solution is to raise the road, but to do that, residents will either have to pay for the work themselves, or agree to a special assessment to pay the county for improvements. This remains an unresolved issue, though county engineering officials said discussions are ongoing. It would be one issue if the problems with this particular road were unique in Citrus County, but they are not. There are miles of unpaved roads in the county that were put in by either individuals developing their own property or a developer selling lots. These roads vary in quality. In some instances, people buying property along these roads were promised they would eventually be paved. Many of these promises were hollow and the roads remain unpaved. The cautionary tale from this incident is that anyone buying property should do basic research on whether the property or the road leading to it is subject to flooding. This is information that can be easily obtained, and if an individual does not know how to do the research, they can go to the county or to the water management district for help in how to find this information. A second caution is anyone buying property on an unpaved road should expect it to remain unpaved unless they are willing to join with their neighbors and shell out money to make it happen. Private roads are just that: they are private, and they are not maintained or improved by the county unless residents pay for this improvement. As far as Wahoo Trail is concerned, we encourage residents and county officials to continue working together to find a long-term solution that will benefit everyone who uses this road on their way to and from their homes. THE ISSUE: Road flooding causes dilemma for residents.OUR OPINION: A cautionary tale. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board. 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 email to letters@chronicleonline.com LETTERS to the Editor Baseball card helpIm looking for somebody in Citrus County that knows a lot about baseball cards and the authenticity of signatures on baseball cards and balls. I have several balls signed by baseball players from the s.Curious headline Im calling to comment on the headline in todays paper (Aug. 28). They put the cart before the horse. Citrus County didnt dodge the storm; the storm dodged Citrus County. Im wondering how many people have picked that up.Undue creditI continue to be appalled at the fact that our Gov. Rick Scott is on TV in a commercial taking credit for him and the Republican Legislature funding adding $1 billion to the education in our state. Its funny because this is the same $1 billion he took away the year before. Now hes taking credit for it. Debt skyrocketingReading the comment on Republican convention funding, saying to use that money to pay off the debt, confirmed my belief that America does not realize how much a million dollars really is. If you could pay off the debt at $1 a second, you would pay off $1 trillion in 30,000 years, and were in debt 15 times that. Wake up America. If you took all the money from those you think are rich to pay off our debt, it would be about equal to taking out a gallon of water from the ocean.More sewers?I have a question relating to the new sewer system that was installed near the Plantation golf course called areas 112 and 113. If the residents are not using it by now, are they going to install sewers in area 114? 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 David Shribman NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE


Not broken To begin with I have never met the sheriff during my 11 years here and have only spoken to him once after filing a complaint. This complaint was readily and quickly addressed by a personal phone call from Sheriff Dawsy. During my working years I learned you do not change things unless theyre broken or in need ofrepair. The campaign for sheriff seems to revolve around this scenario. Do we replace a sheriff who has built a department that has gained high state ranking for productive and innovative ideas? Should we replace a sheriff who has this county, one of the safest counties in the state of Florida per capita and at a lower rate than most counties? The continued discussion by his opponents seems to center on doing just that, by doing away with much of what he has built. This truly seems counterproductive based upon past performance and present crime statistics. I could not imagine any modern police force without the use of air support in any circumstances, and to consider doing away with something so important in modern law enforcement seems totally out of place and backwards thinking at best. The amount I pay in taxes living in a safe county, seems small by my past standards. After having lived in crimeridden Tampa and surrounding areas for 23 years, I am well-informed about living in high-crime areas. To take steps backward and reduce what I consider to be a well-run law enforcement agency seems totally inept and poorly considered. I see no reason to fix what is not broken. Perhaps adjustments are needed and refinements needed, as with any project, but surely not replacement. Jeff Dawsy has built one of the finer county sheriffs departments in Florida and is highly respected by his peers. Now is not the time to make a change, as I have had a very bad overdose of hope and change already! John Cassell Homosassa Betrayed Lynn Dostal betrays his Democratic voters ( Chronicle, Aug. 18), but where is the surprise? He said this was his intention all along, and this is shameful. When a person declares their candidacy for public office, it must be because they intend to win the election and to serve in the office sought for the good of the people who put them in office. To run a sham candidacy like this is demeaning to the office, to the voters and to the entire process, not to mention to the man himself. Dostal said all along he intended to drop out once he won the Democratic primary, but shortly before the primary, he said he would remain in the race. Was this also a false statement put out for voters who felt that voting for Dostal was a wasted vote? Was it to snooker voters to vote for him while knowing he had no intention of remaining in the race? Dostal received 4,887 votes from dedicated Democrats, apparently thinking he was the best candidate. One must wonder how they feel now. Betrayed? Lied to? Played for fools? There are some wholl say this is expected from a Democrat. Is that what true Democrats believe? I doubt it. The 1,922 who voted for Goocher must think the 4,887 are chumps but they wasted their vote as well since this was a non-race. When an American goes to the polls they vote on the candidate they believe will do the best job for them. They should not have to wonder if their vote for one candidate is really a vote for another because one is a shill. Doesnt the average American have a low enough opinion of politicians to have to wonder if a candidate really wants the position, or if this is just another political scam? Lynn Dostal shame on you for your sham campaign! Harry Cooper Hernando Muddying water Kathy Dobronyis letter in the Aug. 19 Chronicle is an attempt by the Democrats to muddy the waters with a new and different fair share strategy. Notice its now the top 2 percent that arent paying their fair share. The top 1 percent pays 38 percent of all federal income taxes. The top 10 percent pays 70 percent of all federal income taxes. The bottom 47 percent pays nothing. Since those numbers are becoming well known and understood, they shifted the jargon to say the top 2 percent arent paying their fair share. The top 2 percent are paying 50 percent of all federal income taxes. The claim that isnt fair defies all common sense, and most people recognize it for what it is, class warfare. The Democrats are using this issue in an attempt to buy the votes of the 47 percent who pay no taxes. Its all about staying in office. Its not about fixing any of the fiscal problems facing this country because even the Democrats know that the amount of money they are talking about is just a drop in the bucket. The Democratic/progressive/socialist leaders are firmly resolved to drive the bus off the cliff and build a new socialists society from the ashes of the crash, and any of them that deny that are either a liar or stupid or both. Kathy distorts facts when she said ending the Bush tax cuts on those whose income is above $250,000 would save the government nearly $1 trillion. The correct number is $800 billion, but its over ten years, and it includes estate and inheritance taxes. The correct number for federal income taxes is $50 billion a year. We are $1.5 trillion short of a balanced budget for the year. How many chunks of $50 billion are there in $1.5 trillion? If you answered 30, you are too smart to be a Democrat. The Democrats have their shorts in a knot over 1/30 of the problem and have no intentions of ever dealing with the other 29/30 of the $1.5 trillion shortfall. Harley Lawrence Homosassa Poor showing Mr. Damato is living in a dream world if he seriously thinks his poor showing in the past election was due to low voter turnout. More realistically, it was due in part to his past decision to use county money, whether it came from the road fund or the operating budget, to reimburse a developer $2.9 million dollars for Ottawa, a road to nowhere the developer had installed for the use of his present and future residents. Also his decision to have a traffic signal placed at the intersection of Ottawa and County Road 486 instead of at where traffic actually exists, at Brentwood and C.R. 486. He was lucky he squeaked by this time; maybe he wont be as lucky next time. Len Martin Pine Ridge O PINION C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 A9 H E A R I N G L O S S A N D H E A R I N G L O S S A N D H EARING L OSS AND D E M E N T I A A R E L I N K E D D E M E N T I A A R E L I N K E D D EMENTIA A RE L INKED According to Better Hearing Institute more than 31,500,000 Americans have hearing loss. One-third of individuals between the ages of 65 and 74 suffer from hearing loss. In fact, hearing loss is the third leading chronic disability, following arthritis and high blood pressure. And yet the full impact of hearing loss is often not communicated to the public. Research concerning the link and impact of hearing loss to Alzheimers, depression and brain function has been published in several research journals. Hearing Loss and Alzheimers A research study conducted at the University of Washingtons Department of Medicine looked at 100 cases of Alzheimers disease compared to the general population. The researchers found that 83% of those hospitalized for dementia had hearing loss. More importantly, once fit with hearing aids, 33% were classified with less severe dementia. There is strong evidence that hearing impairment contributes to the progression of cognitive dysfunction in older adults, says Sergei Kochkin, PhD, Better Hearing Institutes Executive Director. Unmanaged hearing loss can interrupt the cognitive processing of spoken language and sound, exhaust cognitive reserve, and lead to social isolation regardless of other coexisting conditions. But when an individual has both Alzheimers and hearing loss, many of the symptoms of hearing loss can interact with those common to Alzheimers, making the disease more difficult than it might be if the hearing loss had been addressed. If a loved one is displaying symptoms of not remembering dates or appointments, withdrawal, personality changes and inappropriate responses to questions, one of the first steps is to have their hearing evaluated. Hearing Loss and Brain Function The term Auditory Deprivation refers to depriving the brain of stimulation with auditory or sound signals. The term has been used for decades to describe the effects of untreated hearing loss on the ability of the brain to understand speech and other sounds. While the ear picks up and transmits the sounds around us, it is the brain that decodes and processes the signals and gives them meaning. When hearing loss is present, the presentation of sound to the brain is decreased. As the brain receives less sound, it forgets what to do with the sound. Studies published by the VA in the early 1990s showed that individuals fit with only one hearing aid had a decreased ability to understand speech on the ear without the hearing instrument. This decrease in the ability to understand speech is the result of auditory deprivation. The average individual waits at least seven years, according to hearing industry statistics, to do anything about their hearing loss. A simple hearing test could preserve the ability of their brain to understand speech, limit their exposure to possible depression and keep them actively, happily engaged in life. Audibel is a proud supporter of the Starkey Hearing Foundation, www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org Audibel offices are chosen by the manufacturer based upon demonstrated standards of ethics, integrit y and service. 000B9U1 Homosassa 5699 S. Suncoast Blvd. Janack Plaza 352-436-4393 Inverness 2036 Hwy. 44 West Colonial Plaza 352-419-0763 Offices also in Ocala, Lady Lake & The Villages. Research concerning the link and impact of hearing loss to Alzheimers, depression and brain function has been published in several research journals. 0% F INANCING AVAILABLE W E WORK WITH ALL INSURANCES D ON T PUT OFF THIS FREE TEST F IND OUT IF IT IS JUST WAX OR ACTUAL HEARING LOSS 000CJ23 NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDAS MOST TRUSTED HEARING AID CENTER H EARING A IDS T HAT W ORK GUARANTEED audibelflorida.com.com 90% of Audibel users report an improvement in their quality of life. 2012 2012 2012 2012 American.Hearing.Excellence. 0 0 0 A G O 9 LETTERS to the Editor Follow road rulesA man pulled out of the Regions Bank parking lot onto Tompkins Street on Friday, Aug. 24, about 5 p.m. And because he didnt want to waste two minutes of his time, he made a left turn onto the eastbound lane to get to the corner where he could go over onto the westbound lane. Well, we were going east in that correct lane and almost hit him. All I can tell him is its better to waste two minutes of your time to go east and then make the U-turn at the next corner where there is no median than it is to waste two months of your time in a nursing home with broken bones because another car hit you. And yes, it would have been on the drivers side that you got hit. So start obeying the rules mister, unless youre deliberately trying to shorten your life. If thats what it is, youre doing a good job at it.Get over it This is in reference to Keep Florida pristine. I am glad you love to come to Florida and enjoy your vacation time in our pristine state. But we Floridians want to walk safely down sidewalks and not become another unbelie vable number in the ever-increasing pedestrians in the hitand-runs of Florida. This is also in reference to the Hot Corner Kids Today. Again, I say I am glad you love to come to Florida and enjoy your vacation, and, in some cases, your retirement. But your retirement should not be my life sentence. You want young doctors to care for your ailments. You want young nurses to watch over you while you are in the hospital. You want all the amenities that the young provided you when you worked up North. Well, guess what? Those amenities come with a price. That price is that we are young people with children. No one asked you to hang your children on a hook so they wouldnt annoy others. The only time you want young children around you these days is if they are your grandchildren or great-grandchildren. Wake up and give yourself a shake. Florida is not the stairway to heaven for everyone who lives here. You have retired in one of the 48 lower states. You have not retired in a state where everyone is over 55 or retired. Its not all about you. Get over yourself or move to The Villages.Bad policy Twenty-eight million gallons of water coming out of Kings Bay a year to a company in Ocala and all this water leaving our county with nothing to show for it and Swiftmud thinks its OK because its state policy? Another bad policy, to say the least Why (arent) our commissioners saying anything about this? This should be front page.Manage trips This is in regards to the Convention funding. If we took all the money the president spent flying his dog and his family on vacations in the 747 separately and all the money, the taxpayers money he spent going around on all the political convention things ahead of time, this debt would have been paid way before the convention ever took place. S OUND OFF CALL 563-0579


Birth rally Associated Press Thia Inman and her 9month-old baby Seren Inman gather with other proponents of natural childbirth Monday outside Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., as part of a national rally in over 100 U.S. cities to bring attention to a host of childbirth issues. Depression forms in AtlanticMIAMI The 13th tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season has formed far out in the ocean and is posing no threat to land. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the depression was located 1,350 miles northwest of the Cape Verde Islands on Monday afternoon and had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. It was creeping northwest at 3 mph and was expected to continue in a northwesterly direction with no immediate threat to land. The center said the depression could strengthen into a tropical storm by Tuesday. 1812 again Associated Press Members of historic clubs wearing 1812-era uniforms take part Sunday in a staged battle re-enactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Borodino, in Borodino, about 70 miles west of Moscow. The Battle of Borodino in 1812 was the largest and bloodiest single-day action of the French invasion of Russia. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS World BRIEF N ATION & W ORLD Page A10 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Associated PressPESHAWAR, Pakistan A suicide car bomber rammed into a U.S. government vehicle in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Monday, killing two Pakistanis and wounding more than a dozen including two Americans in one of the worst attacks against the U.S. in Pakistan in recent years, officials said. The bombing was a vivid reminder of the danger of operating in Pakistan, especially in the northwest where Taliban and al-Qaida militants are strongest. The U.S. has persisted because its work in Pakistan is seen as key to countering militants who threaten American interests in neighboring Afghanistan and elsewhere. Insurgents have carried out scores of bombings in Peshawar in recent years, but attacks against American targets have been relatively rare because of extensive security measures by the U.S. government ones that diplomats sometimes complain limit their effectiveness and ability to move around. The U.S. said it would review its security procedures following Mondays attack, which was condemned by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. We pray for the safe recovery of both American and Pakistani victims, and once again we deplore the cowardly act of suicide bombing and terrorism that has affected so many around the world, Clinton said during a visit to Indonesia. The armored SUV from the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar was attacked as it traveled through a heavily guarded area of the city that hosts various international organizations, including the United Nations. It was unclear how the bomber penetrated the area and knew which vehicle to attack. The car driven by the bomber was packed with 240 pounds of explosives, police said. The blast ripped apart the SUV tossing its engine at least 20 feet away and started a raging fire. Rescue workers and residents rushed to put out the fire and pull away the dead and wounded. All that was left of the SUV was a charred mass of twisted metal with a red diplomatic license plate. The SUVs driver, Atif Nawaz, said the blast knocked him out. When I came to my senses, I jumped out of my car and screamed, What happened? said Nawaz, whose face and hands were badly burned. The attack killed two Pakistanis and wounded 19 other people, including police who were protecting the Americans, said senior police officer Javed Khan. Two Americans and two Pakistanis working at the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar were among the wounded, said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland, who called the attack a heinous act. Bomber kills 2, wounds 2 in Pakistan U.S. vehicle targeted Associated PressTOLEDO, Ohio Parades, picnics and politicians celebrated the American worker on Labor Day, with President Barack Obama seeking votes from Ohio union members and rivals for Senate seats marching in Massachusetts and Virginia. But for many, Mondays holiday was a last chance to enjoy a final summer cookout, roller coaster ride or day at the beach. Or perhaps even a stroll from Michigans Upper Peninsula to its Lower Peninsula along the longest suspension bridge in the Western Hemisphere. In Buena Vista, Va., a small town on the western slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains, marchers dodged downpours from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac in a traditional parade featuring vintage stock cars and both candidates in the U.S. Senate race. Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen walked the 1.5-mile route separately. There was a 5-mile march in Michigan, led by Gov. Rick Snyder. He and thousands of people walked across the Mackinac Bridge linking the states Upper and Lower peninsulas in a popular Labor Day tradition. Snyder set a brisk 12minute-per-mile pace in the walk, which runs from St. Ignace in the Upper Peninsula to Mackinaw City. Labor Day is the one time pedestrians can use the bridge across the Straits of Mackinac where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge. The walk was a blast because youre with thousands of Michiganders, Snyder said in a telephone interview after arriving in Mackinaw City. Several hundred people lined streets in Buffalo, N.Y., to cheer members of about 50 unions, as well as Irish step dancers, a high school marching band and Santa Claus and Abe Lincoln impersonators. In other Labor Day events: Hundreds of unionized janitors from eastern Massachusetts rallied on Boston Common for more work, calling it crucial to building the middle class. The march came as the janitors contract is set to expire at the end of the month. In Rhode Islands capital, about 200 union members, students and Occupy Providence members marched from Brown University to the citys financial district, arguing that educational and financial institutions must help fix the economy and rebuild the middle class. Thousands of union workers packed Chicagos Daley Plaza to show support for the citys teachers in contract talks with the school district, one day before the start of classes for most public school students and a week before a threatened strike. Americans mark Labor Day Associated Press Bagpipers from VMI marched Monday in the Labor Day parade in Buena Vista, Va. Thousands of people head south Monday during the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder led thousands of walkers and runners across the bridge in one of Michigans most popular Labor Day traditions. Associated PressMEXICO CITY As he nears the end of his six-year term, Mexican President Felipe Calderon leaves his country with a better-armored economy and also more armored cars. Calderon delivered his final state-ofthe-nation speech on Monday, trying to cement his legacy as the president who stabilized the economy and took on the countrys entrenched organized crime groups, putting Mexico on the road to rule of law. He boasted of expanding and cleaning up the federal police, putting nearly $160 billion in international reserves and creating more than 2 million jobs, twice the number during the term of his predecessor, Vicente Fox. Its been our generations job to assume the costs and risks of making urgent changes in politics and security, he said in the speech at the National Palace. The reform has begun to bear fruit, but real results will only be seen in the future. Still, the short-term verdict on the Calderon administration is decidedly mixed, starting with the fact that violence-weary voters in the July national elections were so weary of his tenure that they kicked his party out of the presidency and brought back the long-ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI. Mexico is a long way from having strong rule of law still, and a solid economic base has not necessarily led to the kind of jobs that people hope to have, added Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute, a Washington-based think tank. Its a wellmanaged economy, but its not a dynamic economy. And thats the legacy. The sale of armored vehicles in Mexico has at least doubled since Calderon took office and the homicide rate has soared, with decapitations and mass slayings so common they often no longer make the front pages of national newspapers and with local papers often too intimidated to cover them at all. Government statistics show 21,500 homicides in the first half of 2012, compared to about 25,000 for the entire year of 2007, Calderons first full year in office. Mexican president gives farewell address Associated PressBEIRUT The Syrian regime said Monday there will be no dialogue with the opposition before the army crushes the rebels, the latest sign that President Bashar Assad is determined to solve the crisis on the battlefield even if many more of his people have to pay with their lives. The statement comes a day after activists reported that August was the bloodiest month since the uprising began in March 2011. There will be no dialogue with the opposition prior to the Syrian armys imposition of security and stability in all parts of the country, Information Minister Omran al-Zoebi told reporters at a news conference in Damascus. The opposition has long rejected any talks with the regime until Assad is removed from power. Muhieddine Lathkani, an opposition figure based in Britain, responded to the ministers comments by saying the key to any dialogue will be the departure of Assad and dismantling of the regimes security agencies that committed all these crimes. Lathkani told The Associated Press by telephone that after that happens, there could be a dialogue. Earlier in the day, the new U.N. envoy to Syria acknowledged that brokering an end to the civil war will be a very, very difficult task. Activists on Sunday said some 5,000 people were killed in August, the highest toll in the 17-month-old uprising and more than three times the monthly average. At the same time, the U.N. childrens fund, UNICEF, said 1,600 were killed last week alone, also the highest figure for the entire revolt. The two major activists groups raised their total death toll for the entire revolt to at least 23,000 and as high as 26,000. The civil war witnessed a major turning point in August when Assads forces began widely using air power for the first time to try to put down the revolt. The fighting also reached Syrias largest city, Aleppo, which had been relatively quiet for most of the uprising. Last week, Assad said in an interview that his armed forces will need time to defeat the rebels, an acknowledgement that his regime is struggling to defeat the tenacious rebels and another indication that the civil war will be even more drawn out and bloody. Syria: No talks with rebels Activists: At least 23,000 killed in revolt


Baseball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Entertainment/ B4 Yankees lead evaporating as Rays, Orioles both win./ B2 Section B TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE J OHN C HANCE Special to the ChronicleSeventeen Super Late Models were led to the green with Dale Sanders (1) and Scott Grossenbacher (09) on the front row. Grossenbacher took control of the top spot from his outside front row starting position just two laps into the race. Sanders settled into second, with Herb Neumann Jr. (98) moving quickly to third. The first of three cautions flew at lap 5 for contact between Drew Brannon (82) and George Gorham Jr. (10). Gorham went for a spin, but Brannon took blame for the incident and tagged the rear for the restart. Grossenbacher paced the field on the restart, while Neumann went to work on Sanders for second. Neumann found his way by Sanders for second, and set his sights on the leader. Lap 10 saw the races second caution for a three-car incident in turn three. Amanda Ferguson (7) made an aggressive inside threewide pass attempt on the entry to the corner. All three drivers quickly ran out of room, sending fiberglass flying. When the dust settled, Andy Anderson (97) had gone for a spin, and Ferguson was missing almost all of her right-side body work. Once back to green, Neumann put the pressure on the leader Grossenbacher. The leader was leaving the bottom lane open, which produced several tense side-by-side racing moments. The third and final caution came at lap 15 for debris from Fergusons damaged body, and slowed the field for the final time. When the green came back out, the top two picked right back up where they left off. Neumann made several inside pass attempts, only to see Grossenbacher drive right back by off the outside of turn two. The longest green flag run of the night now had the leaders in heavy lapped traffic. Lap 30 proved to be the most important lap of the night for Neumann. Entering turn one, Grossenbacher slowed for a lapped car on the outside, and Neumann timed him perfectly on the exit of turn two. Neumann finally made the inside pass stick and got the lead. Neumann went on to take his fourth feature win of 2012, with Grossenbacher coming home second and Sanders holding out for third. Eleven Modified Mini Stocks treated the fans to one of the most exciting finishes of the night. Robbie Storer (9) moved to the lead early in the 20-lap event from his third-place starting position. Fourth-place starter Jessey Henley (3) also moved quickly to second, driving the Curry Roofing No. 3. Henley looked to have the faster car, but couldnt find a way around Storer. The top two continued to battle until lap 14, when the races only caution flew for a spin by Chris Snow (29). Storer lead on the restart, with Henley right in his tracks. With only six laps remaining, you could see the intensity ramp up at the front of the field. Henley was trying the inside and outside with no success, and Storer wasnt slipping a tire. As the leaders came to take the two-to-go sign, Henley took to the inside of the leader off of turn four, making contact with Storer, and sending the leader sliding No lack of drama at Speedway Martone forced to forfeit winnings See RACE / Page B3 Associated Press Rory McIlroy tees off Monday on the fourth hole during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass. McIlRoy storms back, hangs on, lucks out Associated PressNORTON, Mass. In a Labor Day finish filled with some of golfs biggest names, Rory McIlroy sent his stock soaring in the Deutsche Bank Championship. McIlroy overcame a three-shot deficit Monday in five holes, and then overcame a few mistakes on the final two holes to close with a 4under 67 and escape with a one-shot victory over Louis Oosthuizen. McIlroy joined Tiger Woods as the only three-time winners on the PGA Tour this year, and with one of his wins being the PGA Championship, that might be enough for his peers to vote him player of the year. He also finally built a comfortable gap at No. 1 in the world. Oosthuizen had a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to force a playoff, only it slid by on the right side for a 71. Woods made an early charge to get back in the hunt, though he never got closer than three shots until a twoputt birdie on the par-5 18th gave him a 66. He finished in third place, two shots behind, and earned enough money to become the first player to surpass $100 million in PGA Tour earnings. Phil Mickelson also had a 66 and tied for fourth, along with Dustin Johnson, who had a 70 and likely played his way onto the Ryder Cup team. Brandt Snedeker made a strong case for a captains pick with a 65-67 weekend to finish sixth. Davis Love III will announce his four picks Tuesday morning. Associated PressNEW YORK Serena Williams didnt drop a game in advancing to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open. Roger Federer moved on with even less work when Mardy Fish pulled out of their fourth-round match for precautionary reasons. Fish missed about two months this season because of an accelerated heartbeat and had a medical procedure in May. The 30-year-old Americans third-round match against Gilles Simon went five sets, lasting more than 3 hours and ending after 1 a.m. Sunday. Afterward, the 23rd-seeded Fish did not appear at a news conference. Tournament officials said he was getting treatment, but didnt give specifics. I am really sorry for Mardy. I just want to wish him a speedy recovery, Federer said in a statement. We all want to see him back on tour soon. Williams beat 82ndranked Andrea Hlavackova 6-0, 6-0 in 57 minutes. It was the first time in 62 career victories at Flushing Meadows that the threetime U.S. Open champion enjoyed a double bagel. She was fighting really hard, Williams said. You give people any type of chance, especially in tennis, the match is never over until you shake hands. There is always a comeback available. So I didnt want to give her that opportunity or anyone that opportunity to try to come back, especially her in particular. She was getting so pumped up and she never gave up. I thought that was really incredibly positive. Williams had 31 winners and just seven unforced errors. She and sister Venus play doubles during Mondays night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Williams will next face Ana Ivanovic, who is finally back in a Grand Slam quarterfinal more than four years after her French Open title. The 12th-seeded Serb beat Tsvetana Pironkova 6-0, 6-4. Ranked No. 1 in the world in 2008, Ivanovic has struggled with injuries and her confidence since. Italian doubles partners Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci each won to set up a meeting in the quarterfinals. Vinci upset secondseeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 6-4. Federer, in his 34th consecutive quarterfinal at a major tournament, will meet sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych, who defeated 11thseeded Nicolas Almagro 76 (4), 6-4, 6-1 in 2 hours. At least good that I didnt stay that long on court, that I was able to save some energy, Berdych said. Associated Press Serena Williams returns a shot to Andrea Hlavackova on Monday in the fourth round at the U.S. Open in New York. Serena Williams wins 6-0, 6-0 in fourth round For results from the late matches, see Page B3 See GOLF / Page B3 Associated Press Virginia Techs Eric Martin hauls in a touchdown catch against Georgia Tech on Monday during the first half in Blacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech defenders take down Georgia Tech quarterback Tevin Washington on Monday in Blacksburg, Va. Georgia Tech took the lead late, but the Hokies bounced back to tie and then win in overtime. Virginia Tech makes last-minute stand to tie game in regulation, wins in OT Associated Press BLACKSBURG, Va. C ody Journell kicked a 17-yard field goal in overtime and No. 16 Virginia Tech beat Georgia Tech 20-17 on Monday night. Georgia Tech got the ball first in overtime, but quarterback Tevin Washington threw an interception. Tevin Washingtons 10-yard touchdown pass with 44 seconds left in regulation had given the Yellow Jackets a 17-14 lead. The Hokies got runs of 6 and 18 yards on their first two plays from Michael Holmes, before Journell came back out and kept the Hokies from another crushing loss in a big early game. The Hokies trailed 17-14 until Journell, who had earlier missed from 38 yards, made a 41-yarder as time expired.


C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE B ASEBALL Wins put Baltimore 1 game back, while Rays follow at 2.5 Associated PressST. PETERSBURG James Shields pitched eight strong innings to outlast CC Sabathia and light-hitting Chris Gimenez drove in two runs, helping the Rays beat the Yankees. The Yankees, who led by 10 games earlier this summer, had their edge cut to one. The Rays moved within 2 1/2 games of New York. Shields (13-8) and the Rays ruined the return of Alex Rodriguez. The slugger went 1 for 4 with a strikeout in his first game after being sidelined six weeks with a broken left hand. Gimenez snapped a 3-all tie in the eighth with a two-out grounder that just made it to the outfield for a single off David Robertson (1-5).AMERICAN LEAGUE Orioles 4, Blue Jays 0 TORONTO Joe Saunders and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the charging Baltimore Orioles blanked Toronto 4-0, cutting their AL East deficit to one game. J.J. Hardy drove in two runs as the Orioles won for the eighth time in 10 games. Their one-game gap marks the closest anyone has been to the Yankees since mid-June. Acquired recently from Arizona, Saunders (1-1) retired the first 17 Blue Jays batters before Adeiny Hechavarria lined a two-out single to center in the sixth inning. Indians 3, Tigers 2DETROIT Asdrubal Cabreras tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning lifted the Indians to a win over the Tigers, giving right-hander Corey Kluber his first career victory. The game was tied at 2 in the seventh when reliever Darin Downs (1-1) allowed two singles and a walk to load the bases with one out. Cabrera then lifted a fly to center off Brayan Villarreal.Rangers 8, Royals 4 KANSAS CITY, Mo. Yu Darvish retired the first 17 batters, Texas hit five home runs and the Rangers beat the Royals in a game that turned testy. Adrian Beltre and Nelson Cruz homered on consecutive pitches in the sixth inning. Cruz watched his drive sail over the wall, then was hit by Louis Colemans first pitch leading off the ninth. Cruz took a few steps to the mound, but was restrained by catcher Brayan Pena. The dugouts and bullpens emptied, but only words were exchanged. Michael Young answered that by homering on the next pitch. Angels 8, Athletics 3 OAKLAND, Calif. Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in a three-hit day, Vernon Wells had a solo shot and RBI single, and the Angels snapped the Athletics season-best nine-game winning streak. C.J. Wilson (11-9) shut down the redhot Athletics in the Angels sixth victory in the last seven. Mariners 4, Red Sox 1 SEATTLE Jason Vargas pitched seven solid innings and the Mariners sent Boston to its season-worst seventh straight loss. The Red Sox botched two key plays and fell to 0-7 on their road trip. Theyve been outscored 58-16 in that span. Vargas (14-9) allowed one run and six hits, walked no one and struck out five. He is the first Mariners pitcher other than Felix Hernandez to win at least 14 games since 2003. Tom Wilhelmsen worked the ninth to pick up his 23rd save in 26 opportunities. Clay Buchholz (11-5) went seven innings, giving up three earned runs, six hits while walking one and striking out eight. White Sox 4, Twins 2CHICAGO Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer and Hector Santiago won in his first major-league start as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins. After falling out of sole possession of first place in the AL Central on Sunday night following a 1-6 road trip and being swept by the Tigers, the White Sox won the first of a 10-game homestand. The White Sox have won eight straight at home and 22 of their last 27 at U.S. Cellular Field. Jamey Carroll hit his first home run in three seasons for the Twins, who are 25 games below .500. NATIONAL LEAGUENationals 2, Cubs 1 WASHINGTON Ross Detwiler allowed four hits in seven shutout innings and Adam LaRoche homered Monday, giving the Washington Nationals their first winning season with a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The NL East-leading Nationals improved to 82-52. The club moved from Montreal to Washington for the 2005 season and went 81-81 that year. In 2008 and 2009, the team lost a combined 205 games, then finished 80-81 in 2011.Braves 6, Rockies 1 ATLANTA Kris Medlen struck out a career high 12 to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Colorado Rockies. Medlen (7-1) allowed five hits without a walk in his second complete game of the season. He extended his streak of scoreless innings to 34 2-3 the Braves longest since Greg Maddux in 2000 before the Rockies scored an unearned run in the seventh. The right-hander, who appeared in 38 games in relief before moving into the rotation on July 31, improved to 6-0 with a 0.54 ERA in seven starts. Marlins 7, Brewers 3MIAMI Jose Reyes drove in three runs and the Miami Marlins snapped a four-game losing streak against the Milwaukee Brewers. Ricky Nolasco (11-12) gave up three runs, though only one was earned, and nine hits in seven innings. Phillies 4, Reds 2 CINCINNATI Jimmy Rollins hit a three-run homer off Johnny Cueto during a cloudburst that sent fans scurrying for cover, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the Cincinnati Reds. John Mayberry Jr. added a solo homer off Cueto (17-7), who failed in his attempt to become the majors first 18-game winner. Cueto also lost a day game for the first time this season hed been 11-0 in 13 afternoon starts. Rollins 17th homer made it 3-1 in the fifth inning, when Cueto had trouble with the muddy mound. It was Rollins 1,999th career hit. Astros 5, Pirates 1PITTSBURGH Brett Wallace had three hits, including a three-run homer, to lift the Houston Astros past the Pittsburgh Pirates. Edgar Gonzalez (1-0) picked up his first victory as a starter in more than four years, giving up a run on five hits in 5 1/3 innings as the Astros won for just the third time since interim manager Tony DeFrancesco took over two weeks ago. Cardinals 5, Mets 4ST. LOUIS Rookie Joe Kelly pitched 6 2-3 effective innings and also doubled, helping the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the New York Mets. Kelly (5-6) allowed five hits and two runs. He made his second start after a brief stint in the bullpen, and turned in his longest outing of the season. Skip Schumaker hit a solo homer and Matt Carpenter drove in two runs for the NL wild card-leading Cardinals.Giants 9, Diamondbacks 8 SAN FRANCISCO Marco Scutaro hit an RBI single in the 10th inning after Buster Poseys tying double in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks. Brandon Crawford beat out a single to short leading off the final inning and moved to second when Brett Pill dropped his first career sacrifice bunt. Angel Pagan grounded out to first to advance Crawford to third. Scutaro sent the final fastball from Bryan Shaw (1-5) past diving third baseman Chris Johnson for San Franciscos seventh walk-off win. Scutaro also doubled and scored the tying run in the ninth. East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway New York7658.5674-6L-241-2835-30 Baltimore7559.56018-2W-237-3038-29 Tampa Bay7461.548214-6W-336-3038-31 Boston6274.45615142-8L-732-3830-36 Toronto6074.44816154-6L-333-3327-41 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Chicago7361.5454-6W-139-2634-35 Detroit7262.537135-5L-142-2730-35 Kansas City6074.44813155-5L-130-3630-38 Cleveland5778.42216183-7W-132-3725-41 Minnesota5580.40718204-6L-225-4030-40 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Texas8054.5977-3W-243-2537-29 Oakland7658.56749-1L-142-2834-30 Los Angeles7263.533837-3W-136-2936-34 Seattle6670.48515105-5W-235-3231-38 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Washington8252.6125-5W-240-2542-27 Atlanta7659.56365-5W-238-3138-28 Philadelphia6570.4811787-3W-132-3733-33 New York6471.4741897-3L-130-3534-36 Miami6075.44422133-7W-131-3529-40 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Cincinnati8254.6036-4L-142-2540-29 St. Louis7362.54184-6W-141-2632-36 Pittsburgh7064.5221123-7L-440-2730-37 Milwaukee6569.4851677-3L-141-2824-41 Chicago5183.38130213-7L-334-3417-49 Houston4293.31139313-7W-128-4014-53 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway San Fran.7758.5707-3W-338-2839-30 Los Angeles7263.533515-5W-237-3135-32 Arizona6670.4851172-8L-333-3433-36 San Diego6273.45915117-3L-233-3329-40 Colorado5578.41421175-5L-130-4125-37 AL NL AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE Associated Press Second-base umpire Bob Davidson ejects Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon on Monday as he argues a close play on a stolen-base attempt during the eighth inning in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rays, Os chip away at Yankees AMERICAN LEAGUE Mondays Games Cleveland 3, Detroit 2 Baltimore 4, Toronto 0 Tampa Bay 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Texas 8, Kansas City 4 L.A. Angels 8, Oakland 3 Seattle 4, Boston 1 Chicago White Sox 4, Minnesota 2 Tuesdays GamesCleveland (Masterson 10-12) at Detroit (Porcello 9-10), 7:05 p.m. Baltimore (Britton 4-1) at Toronto (Villanueva 7-4), 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 7-5) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 8-8), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Diamond 10-6) at White Sox (Quintana 5-3), 8:10 p.m. Texas (M.Harrison 15-8) at Kansas City (Guthrie 3-3), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Greinke 3-2) at Oakland (J.Parker 9-7), 10:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 8-11) at Seattle (Beavan 9-8), 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEMondays Games Washington 2, Chicago Cubs 1 Atlanta 6, Colorado 1 Miami 7, Milwaukee 3 Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 2 Houston 5, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 5, N.Y. Mets 4 San Francisco 9, Arizona 8 (10 innings) San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, late Tuesdays GamesCubs (Rusin 0-1) at Washington (E.Jackson 8-9), 7:05 p.m. Houston (Lyles 3-10) at Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 9-13), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (D.Pomeranz 1-8) at Atlanta (Hanson 12-7), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 5-4) at Miami (LeBlanc 2-3), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 8-9) at Cincinnati (Latos 11-4), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Harvey 3-3) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 3-6), 8:15 p.m. San Diego (Stults 5-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 12-8), 10:10 p.m. Arizona (I.Kennedy 12-11) at San Fran. (Vogelsong 12-7), 10:15 p.m.For more box scores, see Page B4. Rays 4, Yankees 3New YorkTampa Bay abrhbiabrhbi Jeter ss3000DJnngs lf4010 Swisher 1b4000BUpton cf3211 Cano 2b4110Zobrist dh4010 AlRdrg dh4110Longori 3b4011 ErChvz 3b2001Brignc ss0000 ENunez pr0000Kppngr 1b4120 Ibanez lf3111Thmps pr0000 RMartn c3021C.Pena 1b0000 Grndrs ph1000BFrncs rf4010 ISuzuki rf3000RRorts 2b4110 Dickrsn cf3000CGmnz c3022 JMolin c0000 EJhnsn ss-3b4010 Totals30353Totals344114 New York0003000003 Tampa Bay01101001x4 EE.Johnson (13). DPTampa Bay 2. LOB New York 4, Tampa Bay 8. 2BCano (38), E.Johnson (10). 3BIbanez (3). HRB.Upton (17). SBE.Nunez (7), R.Martin (5), B.Upton (27), Zobrist (14), R.Roberts (4). CSThompson (2). SFEr.Chavez. IPHRERBBSO New York Sabathia783324 D.Robertson L,1-5131101 Tampa Bay Shields W,13-8853335 Rodney S,41-43100002 T:01. A,585 (34,078).Orioles 4, Blue Jays 0 BaltimoreToronto abrhbiabrhbi Markks rf3111RDavis lf3000 Hardy ss5022Rasms cf4000 AdJons cf5020Encrnc 1b3000 Wieters c3010Lind dh4010 MrRynl 1b4000YEscor ss4000 Machd 3b5100KJhnsn 2b3010 McLoth lf3121Sierra rf3000 Ford dh3000Mathis c3000 Andino 2b3110Hchvrr 3b3010 Totals34494Totals30030 Baltimore0100200104 Toronto0000000000 EEncarnacion (4), Sierra (1). DPToronto 1. LOBBaltimore 14, Toronto 5. 2BMarkakis (26), Hardy (25), McLouth (6). SBAd.Jones (13). SMcLouth, Andino. IPHRERBBSO Baltimore J.Saunders W,1-161-330022 Ayala H,112-300001 Strop100002 Ji.Johnson100001 Toronto Happ L,3-2563229 Lincoln100020 Delabar100010 Cecil231120 Happ pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. HBPby Happ (Markakis), by Cecil (McLouth). T:51. A,220 (49,260).Indians 3, Tigers 2ClevelandDetroit abrhbiabrhbi Choo rf2110Berry cf4110 Kipnis 2b5120Dirks lf4000 AsCarr ss3022MiCarr 3b3010 Brantly cf4010Fielder 1b3010 Canzler dh4010DYong dh4121 Ktchm 1b4000Boesch rf3010 Carrer lf4010JhPerlt ss4011 Hannhn 3b2010Avila c4000 Lillirdg ph-3b2010Infante 2b2000 Marson c4110 Totals343112Totals31272 Cleveland1010001003 Detroit1001000002 EAvila (5). DPCleveland 2, Detroit 2. LOB Cleveland 8, Detroit 6. 2BFielder (28), D.Young (24). SBChoo (17), Carrera (5), Lillibridge (11), Marson (4), Berry (18). CSInfante (2). SFAs.Cabrera. IPHRERBBSO Cleveland Kluber W,1-3662214 C.Allen H,1100011 E.Rogers H,3100000 Pestano S,2-4110001 Detroit A.Sanchez682012 D.Downs L,1-11-321111 Villarreal12-300000 Dotel1-310000 Coke2-300010 HBPby Pestano (Boesch), by Kluber (Fielder). PBAvila. T:09. A,418 (41,255).Rangers 8, Royals 4 TexasKansas City abrhbiabrhbi Kinsler 2b5010Lough rf4110 Andrus ss5000TAreu ss4123 Hamltn cf4111AGordn lf4011 Beltre 3b4111Butler dh4010 N.Cruz rf2311Mostks 3b4010 MiYong dh4112L.Cain cf4000 DvMrp lf4120Hosmer 1b3000 Soto c4113B.Pena c3110 Olt 1b3000Giavtll 2b2110 Morlnd 1b1010 Totals36898Totals32484 Texas0310020028 Kansas City0000030104 DPTexas 2. LOBTexas 3, Kansas City 2. 2BDav.Murphy (26), A.Gordon (45). 3B T.Abreu (1). HRHamilton (38), Beltre (28), N.Cruz (22), Mi.Young (5), Soto (3). SBLough (1). IPHRERBBSO Texas Darvish W,14-9733316 Mi.Adams H,25131100 Nathan120000 Kansas City B.Chen L,10-11666615 L.Coleman212204 Bueno120001 L.Coleman pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. HBPby L.Coleman (N.Cruz). T:40. A,207 (37,903).Angels 8, Athletics 3 Los AngelesOakland abrhbiabrhbi Trout cf4110Crisp cf3000 TrHntr rf4122JGoms lf3120 Pujols dh5010Reddck rf4011 Trumo 1b5000Cespds dh4000 HKndrc 2b5120Carter 1b4121 Aybar ss5121Dnldsn 3b4121 Callasp 3b4110DNorrs c4000 V.Wells lf2222Drew ss4010 Iannett c4133Rosales 2b3000 Moss ph1000 Totals388148Totals34383 Los Angeles0221030008 Oakland0001100103 EV.Wells (1), D.Norris (4). DPLos Angeles 1, Oakland 1. LOBLos Angeles 7, Oakland 7. 2BPujols (38), Iannetta (6), J.Gomes (9), Donaldson (12). HRTor.Hunter (13), V.Wells (10), Iannetta (8), Carter (14), Donaldson (6). SBTrout (43), V.Wells (3). SFTor.Hunter. IPHRERBBSO Los Angeles C.Wilson W,11-9552223 Richards110003 S.Downs110011 Hawkins111100 Walden100001 Oakland Milone L,11-103105501 Neshek12-310001 Figueroa2-313220 T.Ross22-310013 Scribner110001 Milone pitched to 1 batter in the 4th. T:24. A,180 (35,067). Nationals 2, Cubs 1 ChicagoWashington abrhbiabrhbi Mather cf3000Werth rf4010 BJcksn ph1000Harper cf4110 Belivea p0000Zmrmn 3b4011 Bowden p0000LaRoch 1b4111 Barney 2b4000Morse lf1000 Rizzo 1b4110Berndn ph-lf2010 ASorin lf4010TMoore ph-lf1000 SCastro ss4020Dsmnd ss4020 WCastll c3021Espinos 2b3020 Campn pr0000KSuzuk c2000 Vitters 3b3000Detwilr p2000 Sappelt rf2000Tracy ph1000 Smrdzj p1000Storen p0000 DeJess ph-cf1000Clipprd p0000 Totals30161Totals32292 Chicago0000000011 Washington01000001x2 EClippard (2), Zimmerman (13). DPWashington 2. LOBChicago 6, Washington 7. 2B S.Castro (20), Zimmerman (31). HRLaRoche (25). SSamardzija. IPHRERBBSO Chicago Samardzija L,8-13771118 Beliveau1-321101 Bowden2-300000 Washington Detwiler W,9-6740033 Storen H,8100001 Clippard S,30-34121101 T:45. A,215 (41,487).Braves 6, Rockies 1 ColoradoAtlanta abrhbiabrhbi Fowler cf4000Bourn cf2200 Rutledg ss4010Constnz lf2110 CGnzlz lf4120Heywrd rf4000 WRosr c4000FFrmn 1b2200 Pachec 1b3010Prado 2b3021 Colvin rf3000JFrncs 3b4111 Nelson 3b3010D.Ross c4012 LeMahi 2b3000Janish ss3000 Chatwd p1000Medlen p3000 Roenck p0000 Blckmn ph1000 EEscln p0000 Moscos p0000 ABrwn ph1000 WHarrs p0000 Totals31150Totals27654 Colorado0000001001 Atlanta20400000x6 EPacheco 2 (12), Janish (2). DPAtlanta 1. LOBColorado 3, Atlanta 4. 2BNelson (15), Prado (38), D.Ross (6). SBConstanza (3). SConstanza. SFPrado. IPHRERBBSO Colorado Chatwood L,4-4336552 Roenicke200003 E.Escalona100001 Moscoso110001 W.Harris110002 Atlanta Medlen W,7-19510012 WPChatwood. T:39. A,848 (49,586).Marlins 7, Brewers 3MilwaukeeMiami abrhbiabrhbi Aoki rf5020GHrndz cf4211 RWeks 2b4010DSolan 2b5011 Braun lf5021Reyes ss3013 ArRmr 3b4010Stanton rf4000 Hart 1b4000Ca.Lee 1b3000 Lucroy c4110Ruggin lf4110 CGomz cf4112Brantly c4220 Segura ss4120DMrph 3b3111 Fiers p0000Nolasco p2101 LHrndz p1000H.Bell p0000 Ishikaw ph1000Kearns ph0000 Kintzlr p0000Petersn pr0000 MParr p0000MDunn p0000 Bianchi ph1000Cishek p0000 Totals373103Totals32777 Milwaukee0200001003 Miami00150001x7 ER.Weeks (14), Segura (4), Fiers 2 (5), Reyes (15), Do.Murphy (1). DPMiami 1. LOBMilwaukee 9, Miami 8. 2BAoki (25), Brantly (3). HRC.Gomez (16). SB Ar.Ramirez (7), Reyes (33). SFiers, Nolasco. SFReyes. IPHRERBBSO Milwaukee Fiers L,8-731-366444 Li.Hernandez22-300003 Kintzler100000 M.Parra111111 Miami Nolasco W,11-12793104 H.Bell H,11100001 M.Dunn2-310012 Cishek S,12-161-300000 T:04. A,391 (37,442).Phillies 4, Reds 2 PhiladelphiaCincinnati abrhbiabrhbi Rollins ss4113Cozart ss4000 Pierre lf4020Stubbs cf4000 L.Nix lf0000BPhllps 2b4010 Utley 2b4000Ludwck lf4120 Howard 1b4000Bruce rf4122 Mayrry cf4111Frazier 1b4010 DBrwn rf4000Rolen 3b3000 Frndsn 3b4020Hanign c3000 Lerud c4110Cueto p2000 Cloyd p3110Hoover p0000 DeFrts p0000Phipps ph0000 Aumont p0000Ondrsk p0000 Totals35484Totals32262 Philadelphia0000310004 Cincinnati0100000012 DPPhiladelphia 1. LOBPhiladelphia 4, Cincinnati 4. 2BLudwick (24). HRRollins (17), Mayberry (14), Bruce (30). IPHRERBBSO Philadelphia Cloyd W,1-1741109 De Fratus H,1100010 Aumont S,1-1121100 Cincinnati Cueto L,17-7784405 Hoover100001 Ondrusek100001 T:43. A,487 (42,319).Astros 5, Pirates 1HoustonPittsburgh abrhbiabrhbi Altuve 2b5120Holt 2b3000 Greene ss4320JHrrsn ph-2b1000 Wallac 1b4133Snider lf3000 Maxwll lf4001AMcCt cf4000 MDwns rf3001GJones rf4030 Bogsvc rf1000GSnchz 1b4000 Dmngz 3b4020PAlvrz 3b4110 CSnydr c4010Barajs c2000 BBarns cf4000Presley ph1000 EGnzlz p2000Takhsh p0000 Storey p0000JHughs p0000 Wrght p1000Barmes ss3011 Locke p1000 Clemnt ph1000 McPhrs p0000 McKnr ph-c1000 Totals365105Totals32151 Houston1010300005 Pittsburgh0000100001 LOBHouston 6, Pittsburgh 5. 2BG.Jones (25). 3BP.Alvarez (1). HRWallace (7). S E.Gonzalez. IPHRERBBSO Houston E.Gonzalez W,1-051-351115 Storey H,212-300002 W.Wright200002 Pittsburgh Locke L,0-1575516 McPherson220002 Takahashi110003 J.Hughes100003 T:49. A,055 (38,362).B2 T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012


S COREBOARD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS AUTO RACING 4 a.m. (ESPN2) American Le Mans Series: Grand Prix of Baltimore (taped) BASEBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 7 p.m. (SUN) New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Milwaukee Brewers at Miami Marlins 10 p.m. (ESPN) San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers OLYMPICS 7 p.m. (NBCSPT) Paralympics (same-day tape) CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) Fenerbahce SK vs FC Spartak Moscow (taped) TENNIS 11 a.m. (ESPN2) U.S. Open: Mens Round of 16 and womens quarterfinals 7 p.m. (ESPN2) U.S. Open: Mens Round of 16 and womens quarterfinals 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 BOYS GOLF 3:30 p.m. Crystal River at Hernando (Brooksville G&CC) 3:30 p.m. Nature Coast at Citrus (Inverness G&CC) 4 p.m. Seven Rivers at Bishop McLaughlin (Beacon Woods) GIRLS GOLF 4 p.m. Citrus at Central (Dunes) VOLLEYBALL 6 p.m. Seven Rivers at OCA 7 p.m. Citrus at Springstead Citrus County SpeedwayResults for Saturday, Sept. 1 Super Late Models No.DriverHometown 98Herb Neumann Jr.Inverness 09Scott GbacherSan Antonio 1Dale SandersLecanto 10George Gorham Jr.Lakeland 82Drew BrannonTampa 4Randy AndersonWildwood 23Todd BrownLake Panasoffkee 47Keith ZavrelBrooksville 22David KingAlturas 7Amanda FergusonMontverde 16Steven KingBartow 97Andy AndersonPort Richey 177Ray HesterLakeland 88Kenny KuhnDunnellon 00Billy SmithWildwood 121Shane ButlerBushnell 114John BuzinecSummerfield Mini Stocks No.DriverHometown 32Jeremy SharroneFloral City 46Shannon KennedySummerfield 50Jesse MallorySummerfield 51Buddy MallorySummerfield 98Kevin StoneDade City 77Kevin KnoxWesley Chapel 60Carson TaylorLecanto 22Mark PattersonWebster 24Tim ScaliseLutz Street Stocks No.DriverHometown 3Curtis FlanaganInverness 48Dora ThorneFloral City 31Tom PottsDade City 5James PetersWinter Garden 85Tim WilsonFloral City 33Bill RyanBushnell 16J.D. GoffBrooksville 52Tommy StokesFloral City 98Bubba MartoneFloral City Mod Mini Stocks No.DriverHometown 3Jessie HenleyHomosassa 19Robbie StorerZephyrhills 98James EllisBrooksville 2Nick NeriPalmetto 47Richard KuhnOcala 29Chris SnowInverness 71Wayne HeaterHomosassa 09Jessica RobbinsPlant City 99LeRoy MooreBrooksville 24Phil EdwardsCrystal River 91Burt StevensInverness DWARFs No.DriverHometown 14Bo BassEustis 25Darren BassClarcona 17John BaileySarasota 01Danny CrettyDunnellon 49Darrell Fisher Jr.West Palm 04Rick LundeenJacksonville 26Clay LautzenhiserLake Panasoffkee 83Roger WolfeTavares 22Todd BrownLake Panasoffkee 98Chris McClellandOcoee 3Stan ButlerBushnell 73Darrell Fisher Sr.West Palm TOP TEN ALL CLASSES Super Late Models No.DriverYTD Points 4Randy Anderson1017 09Scott Gbacher1015 98Herb Neumann Jr.1009 82Drew Brannon975 23Todd Brown968 47Keith Zavrel925 1Dale Sanders908 177Ray Hester815 77Brannen Hester546 28TJ Duke479 Open Wheeled Modifieds No.DriverYTD Points 53Doug Miller798 0Troy Robinson767 4Jarrett Snowden739 25L. J. Grimm584 2Steven Hise569 42Richie Smith563 01Herb Neumann Jr.500 198Wayne Morris481 98Robbie Cooper474 17Rick Coffin459 Mod. Mini Stocks No.DriverYTD Points 7Clint Foley1205 47Richard Kuhn1170 24Phil Edwards1118 29Chris Snow935 09Jessica Robbins878 98James Ellis722 67Bo Davis472 69Mark Powers414 06Ray Miller295 2Nick Neri212 Sportsman No.DriverYTD Points 4Jay Witfoth854 90Cody Johnson799 83Dennis Neighbor Sr.778 17Mike Bell769 55Ernie Reed727 01Tom Posavec673 66Andy Nicholls673 51Christopher Harvey632 56Brandon Morris613 28Justin Monahan611 Street Stocks No.DriverYTD Points 48Dora Thorne1658 98Bubba Martone1636 3Curtis Flanagan1613 5James Peters1497 10Kenny May1104 73David Kingsbury1031 92Robert Kuhn Jr.806 68Austin Hughes710 121Joey Bifaro593 61John Chance593 Pure Stocks No.DriverYTD Points 65Happy Florian1480 17Nicholas Malverty1429 123Eugene Malverty1327 20Chris Ickes1174 45James Johnston1128 9Tyler Stickler1043 44Glen Colyer1034 39Carl Peters756 72Karlin Ray733 76Michael Martin731 Mini Stocks No.DriverYTD Points 32Jeremy Sharrone1610 46Shannon Kennedy1529 24Tim Scalise1308 11Jerry Daniels1116 98Kevin Stone1076 50Jesse Mallory1064 43Shawn Jenkins928 60Carson Taylor845 71Wayne Heater739 51Buddy Mallory731 Pro Figure 8s No.DriverYTD Points 6Joey Catarelli286 01Mason Love278 28Benny Harris278 86Justin Meyer258 83Charles Herne256 1Michael Cherry190 3Cliff Rousseau186 32Eric Sharrone182 14Wayne Calkins182 25Cody Stickler176 PS/SS Figure 8s No.DriverYTD Points 82Jimmy Kruse480 5Pnut Higginbotham470 6Ronnie Schrefiels468 85Thomas Peet466 13Neil Herne454 1Larry Triana438 83William Stansbury354 03Charles Herne346 81Gator Jones336 58Eric Sharrone290 DWARFs No.DriverYTD Points 14Bo Bass739 25Darren Bass714 3Stan Butler703 98Chris McClelland702 01Danny Cretty508 22Todd Brown473 04Rick Lundeen396 17John Bailey382 2Jon Brown375 26Clay Lautzenhiser280 Deutsche Bank Championship par scoresMonday at TPC Boston, Norton, Mass. Purse: $8 million; Yardage: 7,216; Par 71 Final roundR. McIlroy (2,500), $1,440,00065-65-67-67 264-20 L. Oosthuizen (1,500), $864,00066-65-63-71 265-19 T. Woods (1,000), $544,00064-68-68-66 266-18 D. Johnson (650), $352,00067-68-65-70 270-14 P. Mickelson (650), $352,00068-68-68-66 270-14 B. Snedeker (500), $288,00069-70-65-67 271-13 Jeff Overton (438), $258,00064-71-69-68 272-12 Adam Scott (438), $258,00069-69-68-66 272-12 Bryce Molder (400), $232,00065-69-68-71 273-11 Ryan Moore (363), $208,00064-68-70-72 274-10 Kevin Stadler (363), $208,00068-71-69-66 274-10 John Senden (325), $184,00066-69-70-70 275-9 K. Bradley (282), $145,60071-73-63-69 276-8 Jim Furyk (282), $145,60069-72-65-70 276-8 S. Noh (282), $145,60062-71-75-68 276-8 Steve Stricker (282), $145,60069-69-68-70 276-8 Lee Westwood (282), $145,60068-71-69-68 276-8 Jason Dufner (263), $116,00067-66-70-74 277-7 W. Simpson (263), $116,00069-70-66-72 277-7 Jonas Blixt (243), $86,66767-72-71-68 278-6 Troy Matteson (243), $86,66772-67-70-69 278-6 John Merrick (243), $86,66768-72-68-70 278-6 Dicky Pride (243), $86,66769-72-69-68 278-6 D.A. Points (243), $86,66768-65-71-74 278-6 Nick Watney (243), $86,66772-69-66-71 278-6 William McGirt (205), $54,44469-72-69-69 279-5 Pat Perez (205), $54,44469-72-69-69 279-5 Vijay Singh (205), $54,44473-69-68-69 279-5 Bo Van Pelt (205), $54,44469-71-70-69 279-5 Luke Donald (205), $54,44467-72-70-70 279-5 Ernie Els (205), $54,44469-69-71-70 279-5 Tom Gillis (205), $54,44469-69-71-70 279-5 David Hearn (205), $54,44467-69-68-75 279-5 C. Hoffman (205), $54,44467-67-69-76 279-5 Matt Every (173), $40,30071-68-68-73 280-4 Bill Haas (173), $40,30071-72-68-69 280-4 Chris Kirk (173), $40,30063-70-75-72 280-4 Matt Kuchar (173), $40,30070-74-68-68 280-4 Greg Chalmers (155), $34,40069-68-73-71 281-3 J.B. Holmes (155), $34,40072-69-69-71 281-3 Hunter Mahan (155), $34,40068-72-70-71 281-3 A. Baddeley (135), $28,00068-74-70-70 282-2 Bob Estes (135), $28,00071-69-73-69 282-2 R. Garrigus (135), $28,00071-67-73-71 282-2 Marc Leishman (135), $28,00072-71-70-69 282-2 Kyle Stanley (135), $28,00070-70-71-71 282-2 Zach Johnson (113), $21,52070-71-71-71 283-1 George McNeill (113), $21,52071-70-72-70 283-1 Ian Poulter (113), $21,52067-71-75-70 283-1 C. Schwartzel (113), $21,52068-65-79-71 283-1 Roberto Castro (88), $18,82772-72-69-71 284E Jason Day (88), $18,82768-73-72-71 284E Geoff Ogilvy (88), $18,82772-69-73-70 284E Jimmy Walker (88), $18,82773-71-72-68 284E John Huh (88), $18,82771-73-69-71 284E Johnson Wagner (88), $18,82770-71-69-74 284E Bud Cauley (68), $18,00068-73-71-73 285+1 Carl Pettersson (68), $18,00071-70-75-69 285+1 P. Harrington (60), $17,76070-74-75-67 286+2 Blake Adams (48), $17,36069-73-74-71 287+3 B. de Jonge (48), $17,36070-73-73-71 287+3 J.J. Henry (48), $17,36069-73-72-73 287+3 Josh Teater (48), $17,36071-71-71-74 287+3 Sean OHair (33), $16,88070-74-69-75 288+4 Scott Piercy (33), $16,88072-70-73-73 288+4 Tommy Gainey (20), $16,48072-70-71-76 289+5 Scott Stallings (20), $16,48070-73-74-72 289+5 Mark Wilson (20), $16,48074-70-74-71 289+5 Harris English (6), $15,84070-73-73-74 290+6 Martin Flores (6), $15,84072-71-73-74 290+6 Kevin Na (6), $15,84069-75-73-73 290+6 Ted Potter, Jr. (6), $15,84069-68-72-81 290+6 D. Summerhays (6), $15,84071-70-72-77 290+6 Rickie Fowler (5), $15,20071-72-72-76 291+7 Brian Harman (5), $15,20071-73-72-75 291+7 Graeme McDowell (5), $15,20074-70-75-72 291+7 Jonathan Byrd (4), $14,88072-72-73-75 292+8 Sang-Moon Bae (4), $14,72069-72-77-78 296+12U.S. Open resultsMonday at The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York Purse: $25.5 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, def. Nicolas Almagro (11), Spain, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-1. Roger Federer (1), Switzerland, def. Mardy Fish (23), United States, walkover. Marin Cilic (12), Croatia, def. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, 7-5, 6-4, 6-0. Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Milos Raonic (15), Canada, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. Women Fourth Round Ana Ivanovic (12), Serbia, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 6-0, 6-4. Serena Williams (4), United States, def. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, 6-0, 6-0. Sara Errani (10), Italy, def. Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Roberta Vinci (20), Italy, def. Agnieszka Radwanska (2), Poland, 6-1, 6-4. Doubles Men Third Round Alexander Peya, Austria, and Bruno Soares (15), Brazil, def. Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Michal Mertinak, Slovakia, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (3). Bob and Mike Bryan (2), United States, def. Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Scott Lipsky (16), United States, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5), 6-3. Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut, France, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Marcelo Melo (12), Brazil, 7-6 (2), 6-3. Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez (6), Spain, def. Jamie Delgado and Ken Skupski, Britain, 6-2, 6-4. Women Third Round Julia Goerges, Germany, and Kveta Peschke (11), Czech Republic, def. Vania King, United States, and Yaroslava Shvedova (5), Kazakhstan, 6-4, 6-4. Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (8), Spain, def. Raquel KopsJones and Abigail Spears (9), United States, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, and Peng Shuai, China, def. Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina (6), Russia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova (4), Russia, def. Serena and Venus Williams, United States, 6-1, 6-4. Mixed Quarterfinals Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Marcin Matkowski (4), Poland, def. Sania Mirza, India, and Colin Fleming, Britain, 6-3, 7-5. Liezel Huber, United States, and Max Mirnyi (1), Belarus, def. Nuria Llagostera Vives and David Marrero, Spain, 6-1, 7-5. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, and Bruno Soares, Brazil, def. Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, and Jean-Julien Rojer, Netherlands, 4-6, 6-3, 10-7 tiebreak. Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak (7), Czech Republic, def. Elena Vesnina, Russia, and Leander Paes (3), India, 7-6 (2), 7-5. Junior Singles Boys First Round Julien Cagnina (16), Belgium, def. Mikael Torpegaard, Denmark, 7-5, 6-4. Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, def. Ronnie Schneider, United States, 6-4, 1-6, 6-1. Kaichi Uchida (8), Japan, def. Sumit Nagal, India, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1. Maxime Hamou, France, def. Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, United States, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4). Kyle Edmund, Britain, def. Noah Rubin (14), United States, 6-3, 6-3. Michael Mmoh, United States, def. Gabriel Friedrich, Brazil, 6-4, 6-3. Filip Peliwo (2), Canada, def. Deiton Baughman, United States, 6-3, 6-3. Shotaro Goto, Japan, def. Jeroen Vanneste, Belgium, 6-1, 7-6 (6). Wayne Montgomery, South Africa, def. Vasco Mensurado, Portugal, 6-2, 6-2. Karen Khachanoxv, Russia, def. Vaclav Safranek, Czech Republic, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6). Markos Kalovelonis, Greece, def. Filip Bergevi, Sweden, 6-4, 7-6 (6). Herkko Pollanen, Finland, def. Jared Donaldson, United States, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. Martin Redlicki, United States, def. Pedro Cachin, Argentina, 6-4, 6-4. Or Ram-Harel, Israel, def. Mitchell Krueger (5), United States, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3. Jose Antonio Salazar Martin, Spain, def. Liam Broady (13), Britain, 6-4, 6-3. Nick Kyrgios (7), Australia, def. Anton Desyatnik, Russia, 6-4, 6-4. AdvoCare 500 resultsSunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles (Start position in parentheses)1. (7) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 327 laps, 141 rating, 48 points, $355,716. 2. (5) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 327, 113.7, 43, $245,976. 3. (21) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 327, 106.6, 41, $197,435. 4. (28) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 327, 113.3, 41, $173,354. 5. (24) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 327, 123.8, 40, $172,101. 6. (3) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 327, 120.7, 39, $162,398. 7. (35) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 327, 80.2, 37, $127,490. 8. (18) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 327, 87.5, 36, $120,390. 9. (4) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 327, 98.5, 35, $153,801. 10. (6) Mark Martin, Toyota, 327, 93.8, 34, $107,790. 11. (15) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 327, 95.6, 0, $145,730. 12. (26) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 327, 79.7, 32, $142,255. 13. (16) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 327, 75.3, 31, $129,638. 14. (27) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 327, 74.6, 30, $126,638. 15. (2) Greg Biffle, Ford, 327, 88.5, 30, $112,205. 16. (32) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 327, 62.6, 0, $100,305. 17. (10) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 327, 83.6, 27, $127,488. 18. (9) Joey Logano, Toyota, 327, 79, 26, $106,680. 19. (25) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 327, 64.4, 25, $120,013. 20. (40) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 326, 54.5, 24, $124,475. 21. (33) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 326, 62.6, 23, $126,146. 22. (1) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 326, 72.9, 23, $156,380. 23. (11) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 325, 61.2, 21, $102,555. 24. (20) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 325, 61.5, 20, $124,763. 25. (22) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 324, 54.4, 19, $93,180. 26. (41) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 324, 44.5, 18, $111,888. 27. (30) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 324, 79.2, 17, $118,844. 28. (14) David Ragan, Ford, 323, 43, 16, $99,777. 29. (23) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 321, 43.6, 0, $87,555. 30. (42) T.J. Bell, Ford, 319, 36.2, 0, $97,180. 31. (29) David Gilliland, Ford, 298, 44.3, 13, $87,255. 32. (13) Aric Almirola, Ford, 297, 56.5, 12, $124,291. 33. (19) Casey Mears, Ford, engine, 291, 48.6, 11, $86,905. 34. (8) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, accident, 269, 93.7, 10, $133,966. 35. (17) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, accident, 268, 69, 9, $131,013. 36. (12) Carl Edwards, Ford, engine, 264, 73.3, 8, $132,946. 37. (36) Scott Speed, Ford, suspension, 196, 39.3, 7, $86,280. 38. (34) Jason Leffler, Toyota, vibration, 77, 34.9, 0, $86,157. 39. (31) David Stremme, Toyota, suspension, 54, 32.5, 5, $82,700. 40. (39) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, vibration, 43, 31.1, 4, $82,550. 41. (43) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, brakes, 32, 27.9, 3, $82,375. 42. (38) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, overheating, 24, 28.9, 0, $82,280. 43. (37) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, rear gear, 22, 24.3, 0, $82,641. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 142.020 mph. Time of Race: 3 hours, 32 minutes, 45 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.378 seconds. Caution Flags: 6 for 31 laps. Lead Changes: 18 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: G.Biffle 1; T.Stewart 2-9; J.Gordon 10-15; Ky.Busch 16-34; D.Hamlin 35-40; Ky.Busch 41-81; D.Hamlin 82; K.Harvick 83-84; Ky.Busch 85-90; D.Hamlin 91-134; K.Harvick 135-173; D.Hamlin 174-176; K.Harvick 177-215; D.Hamlin 216-221; K.Harvick 222-242; D.Hamlin 243-281; M.Truex Jr. 282-321; D.Hamlin 322-327. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): D.Hamlin, 7 times for 105 laps; K.Harvick, 4 times for 101 laps; Ky.Busch, 3 times for 66 laps; M.Truex Jr., 1 time for 40 laps; T.Stewart, 1 time for 8 laps; J.Gordon, 1 time for 6 laps; G.Biffle, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. G.Biffle, 879; 2. D.Earnhardt Jr., 871; 3. M.Kenseth, 858; 4. J.Johnson, 848; 5. M.Truex Jr., 838; 6. B.Keselowski, 831; 7. D.Hamlin, 822; 8. C.Bowyer, 811; 9. K.Harvick, 807; 10. T.Stewart, 769; 11. K.Kahne, 751; 12. Ky.Busch, 746. Mariners 4, Red Sox 1 BostonSeattle abrhbiabrhbi Ciriaco 3b4000Ackley 2b4000 Ellsury cf4000Gutirrz cf4110 Pedroia 2b3120Seager 3b2110 C.Ross rf4011Jaso dh3111 MGomz 1b3000Smoak 1b4111 Pdsdnk ph1000Thams rf2000 Lvrnwy c3000TRonsn ph-lf0000 Loney ph1000Olivo c4020 Aviles dh4010CPegur lf-rf3001 Kalish lf4020Ryan ss3000 Iglesias ss2000 DeJess ph-ss1000 Totals34161Totals29463 Boston1000000001 Seattle00040000x4 EEllsbury (1), Iglesias (1), Ackley (5). DP Boston 2. LOBBoston 7, Seattle 6. 2BPedroia (33). SBPedroia 2 (14), Seager (12), Jaso (4). IPHRERBBSO Boston Buchholz L,11-5764318 R.Hill2-300020 C.Carpenter1-300010 Seattle Vargas W,14-9761105 Kinney H,4100011 Wilhelmsen S,23-26100000 HBPby Buchholz (Seager). T:44. A,641 (47,860).Cardinals 5, Mets 4New YorkSt. Louis abrhbiabrhbi Tejada ss4110Jay cf2210 DnMrp 2b4122MCrpnt 1b3002 DWrght 3b4000Hollidy lf4120 I.Davis 1b3010Craig rf4021 Duda lf3000Motte p0000 Bay ph-lf1010YMolin c4011 Baxter rf2110Freese 3b3000 Hairstn ph-rf1000Schmkr 2b3121 Shppch c4112Descals ss4000 AnTrrs cf4010J.Kelly p3110 McHgh p1000Mujica p0000 Lutz ph1000Boggs p0000 Acosta p0000SFrmn p0000 JuTrnr ph1000SRonsn rf1000 RCarsn p0000 Parnell p0000 Edgin p0000 RCeden ph1000 Totals34484Totals31595 New York0000002204 St. Louis10210010x5 EDan.Murphy (14), I.Davis (8). DPNew York 1. LOBNew York 7, St. Louis 7. 2B I.Davis (22), J.Kelly (1). 3BAn.Torres (6), Jay (4). HRDan.Murphy (5), Shoppach (3), Schumaker (1). SBBaxter (5). SJay, Schumaker. SFM.Carpenter. IPHRERBBSO New York McHugh L,0-1464402 Acosta210000 R.Carson1-301101 Parnell2-320010 Edgin100001 St. Louis J.Kelly W,5-662-352224 Mujica H,221-300000 Boggs H,271-322210 S.Freeman010000 Motte S,33-3812-300012 S.Freeman pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Parnell pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. HBPby R.Carson (Jay). T:09. A,952 (43,975).Giants 9, Dbacks 8 (10 innings) ArizonaSan Francisco abrhbiabrhbi CYoung cf5021Pagan cf6100 GParra pr-cf1000Scutaro 2b6231 A.Hill 2b5011Sandovl 3b5131 J.Upton rf5121Posey 1b-c5122 Kubel lf5120Pence rf4112 Gldsch 1b4121Nady lf4000 MMntr c5110HSnchz c5121 CJhnsn 3b4113Romo p0000 Ransm ss3110BCrwfr ss5231 Corbin p1000Zito p1000 Blmqst ph1111Mota p0000 Albers p0000Kontos p0000 Ziegler p0000Penny p0000 RWhelr ph1110A.Huff ph1010 DHrndz p0000Loux p0000 Putz p0000Belt ph1011 Elmore ph1000GBlanc pr0000 Shaw p0000Machi p0000 Pill 1b0000 Totals418148Totals439169 Arizona00002501008 San Fran.40000012119 Two outs when winning run scored. DPSan Francisco 1. LOBArizona 8, San Francisco 9. 2BC.Young (24), Kubel (27), Goldschmidt 2 (38), Scutaro (25), Posey 2 (32), H.Sanchez (12), B.Crawford (22). 3B Pence (3). HRC.Johnson (14). SBA.Hill (12). SCorbin, Zito, Pill. SFC.Johnson. IPHRERBBSO Arizona Corbin574406 Albers H,1100002 Ziegler H,12121100 D.Hernandez H,22132201 Putz BS,5-33121112 Shaw L,1-52-321100 San Francisco Zito574406 Mota BS,1-12-323311 Kontos1-320000 Penny110010 Loux121110 Machi100000 Romo W,4-2100002 Zito pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. HBPby Corbin (Nady). T:50. A,045 (41,915). Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 9 1 8 CASH 3 (late) 4 0 9 PLAY 4 (early) 0 2 1 7 PLAY 4 (late) 8 2 0 6 FANTASY 5 2 7 10 27 34 T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 B3 000CFFC up the track. Henley completed the pass entering turn one, but now had to wait for Storer to return the favor on the final lap. Henley survived the last lap and went on to take the victory in his first race of the 2012 season. Storer came home second, and expressed his displeasure with Henleys driving tactics in his victory-lane interview. James Ellis (98) came home third after his horrific crash just two weeks ago. Heat race winners were Ellis and Storer. Nine Street Stocks saw Curtis Flanagan (3) move by J.D. Goff (16) for the lead at lap 3 and never look back. Flanagan took the victory by almost a full straightaway over points leader Bubba Martone (98). Dora Thorne (48) raced hard to make her way toward the front, making a pass on Bill Ryan (33) for the third position with only three laps remaining. The race was tame, and ran the entire 20 laps with out a caution flag, but that doesnt mean there wasnt drama. Flanagan mounted a postrace technical protest, contesting the engine of second-place Martone. Martone was enjoying a pretty healthy points lead in the division, and seemed headed for the championship. After hours of tearing down Martones engine, he was found to have illegal connecting rods in his motor. He lost all points and money for Saturday nights events, and the discovery has severely changed the complexion of the division points standings. The new points leader is Dora Thorne, who now has a 22-point lead over Martone. Martone is now second, with Flanagan in third 45 points out of the lead. This turn of events should make for some exciting racing over the coming weeks. Flanagan was also the heat race winner. This Saturday night is the return of truck racing at the Citrus County Speedway! The Florida United Promoters Truck Series is making its second visit of the season, after the first actionpacked 50-lap event in May. Attendees get two 50-lap races this week, as the Pure Stocks will also be running a 50-lap feature. These longdistance races bring the cars out of the woodwork, and this ones sure to have a strong field. Joining them will be the Sportsman, Mini Stocks, Hornets and Legends. Gates open at 4 p.m.; qualifying will start at 5:30 and the first race will take the green flag at 6:30. RACE Continued from Page B1 McIlroy didnt make it easy on himself. The 23year-old from Northern Ireland had a three-shot lead with six holes to play, and only a clutch bogey putt on the 17th hole kept him from losing all of his lead. Oosthuizen, who had to cope with pain in his right shoulder earlier in the round, came back with two birdies on the back to get within one shot. McIlroy hit a chip over the 17th green into more rough, and it looked as if he would struggle to make bogey. Oosthuizen, however, chipped poorly to 10 feet and missed his par putt, and Boy Wonder calmly sank his 5-foot bogey putt to stay one shot ahead. I didnt finish off the way I would have liked, McIlroy said. But I got there in the end. Im very happy. McIlroy finished 20-under 264 and moved to No. 1 in the FedEx Cup, assuring he will have a shot at the $10 million bonus at the Tour Championship later this month. It was the second time this year Oosthuizen, who won the British Open by seven shots at St. Andrews two years ago, failed to win after leading going into the final round. McIlroy made an early charge with three straight birdies, but the turning point came on the fifth hole when Oosthuizen felt pain in his shoulder on a tee shot that sailed into the trees and led to double bogey. The pain went away on the back, which the South African attributed to an adrenaline rush. As always at TPC Boston, this was quite a show on a late summer day in New England. This is the tournament that delivers duels between Woods and Vijay Singh (twice) and Woods and Mickelson. This time, all had fleeting hopes of winning. McIlroy and Oosthuizen turned it into a two-man race, with Woods lurking until he couldnt convert enough putts. In the end, neither could Oosthuizen. He missed from just inside 10 feet for par on the 17th and from 12 feet on the 18th. McIlroy becomes the youngest player with five PGA Tour wins since Woods, who had 15 wins at age 23. There was other drama at the Deutsche Bank Championship, though it was not nearly as compelling as the top of the leaderboard. Charley Hoffman went from the first page of the leaderboard to an unimaginable collapse until he steadied himself at the end. Hoffman, who was 13 under after a birdie on the eighth hole, played his next nine holes in 8-over par, including a quadruple-bogey 7 on the par-3 11th. He came to the 18th needing a par to finish among the top 70 in the FedEx Cup and advance to the third playoff event next week in Indianapolis. He went over the green in two, barely chipped onto the putting surface, and then ran his putt 12 feet by the hole. He made the putt for par, and moves on. GOLF Continued from Page B1


Associated PressLOS ANGELES Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in The Green Mile and such other box office hits as Armageddon, Planet of the Apes and Kung Fu Panda, is dead at age 54. Clarke died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for a heart attack, said his fiance, reality TV personality the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, in a statement released by publicist Joy Fehily. The muscular, 6-foot-4 Duncan, a former bodyguard who turned to acting in his 30s, suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13 and never fully recovered, the statement said. In the spring of 2012, Clarke had appeared in a video for PETA, the animal rights organization, in which he spoke of how much better he felt since becoming a vegetarian three years earlier. I cleared out my refrigerator, about $5,000 worth of meat, he said. Im a lot healthier than I was when I was eating meat. Duncan had a handful of minor roles before The Green Mile brought him an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor. In the 1999 film, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, Duncan played John Coffey, a convicted murderer with a surprisingly gentle demeanor and extraordinary healing powers. Duncans performance caught on with critics and moviegoers and he quickly became a favorite in Hollywood. He owed some of his good fortune to Bruce Willis, who recommended Duncan for The Green Mile after the two appeared together in Armageddon. Born in Chicago in 1957, Duncan was raised by a single mother whose resistance to his playing football led to his deciding he wanted to become an actor. But when his mother became ill, he dropped out of college at Alcorn State University, and worked as a ditch digger and bouncer to support her. 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Today in HISTORY SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Fantasy 5: 7 13 31 34 36 5-of-52 winners$90,679.96 4-of-5212$137.50 3-of-57,530$10.50 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 Powerball: 8 11 21 44 49 Powerball: 22 5-of-5 PBNo winner No Florida winner 5-of-52 winners 1 Florida winner Lotto: 2 8 23 27 43 53 6-of-6No winner 5-of-628$5,764 Fantasy 5: 14 18 19 23 33 5-of-52 winners$136,168.74 Today is Tuesday, Sept. 4, the 248th day of 2012. There are 118 days left in the year. Todays Highlight: On Sept. 4, 1962, The Beatles, with their new drummer, Ringo Starr, recorded Love Me Do at EMI Studios in London. On this date: In 1781, Los Angeles was founded by Spanish settlers under the leadership of Governor Felipe de Neve. In 1862, during the Civil War, Confederate forces led by Gen. Robert E. Lee began invading Maryland. In 1886, a group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo (also known as Goyathlay, One Who Yawns) surrendered to Gen. Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon in Arizona. 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Go to www.flalottery.com, or call 850-487-7777. Florida LOTTERIES SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning numbers, Page B3 Page B4 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Michael Clarke Duncan Associated Press Steve Harvey stands on the set of his new talk show, The Steve Harvey Show, in Chicago. The veteran comic, whose new show gets a jump on the fall season today, was first approached about a show three years ago, when his first book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, was on the best-seller lists. Associated Press NEW YORK S teve Harvey played hard-toget before deciding to become a daytime television talk-show host. The veteran comic, whose new show gets a jump on the fall season Tuesday, was first approached about a show three years ago when his first book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, was on the best-seller lists. The television production company Endemol thought the idea of Harvey giving women advice from a mans point of view made a perfect theme. Harvey said no, thanks. One of the original Kings of Comedy thought late-night was a better place for him on TV. Daytime is more sedate. He had a thriving stand-up career he wasnt ready to give up and a popular morning radio show broadcast across the country. Harvey also thought his suitors were trying to limit him. They just wanted to make a relationship show and I didnt think that was rich enough, Harvey said. I dont think you can do five years, five days a week just talking about who likes who. Harvey instead signed on as host of the game show Family Feud. His success there made producers want him more, said David Goldberg, chairman and CEO of Endemol North America. Goldberg tried again, and this time sealed the deal. Steve Harvey is Endemols first-ever talk show in the U.S., and it is competing in a tough market with new talk shows also starting this fall starring Katie Couric, Ricki Lake and Jeff Probst. A partnership with NBCs top stations, where Harveys show will air back-toback with Ellen DeGeneres, gives him a fighting chance. Harvey now feels more comfortable with the idea of trying daytime. He should: There are few surer routes to riches in the television business than a successful syndicated show. He said he also feels more comfortable asserting himself in molding the shows direction. Look, I was leery about being able to maintain who I am, he said. Not so much the edginess, but I really wanted to be frank on TV. I really wanted to say what I say. Im happy if youre a guest on my show, but if you sit over there and say something that I dont think is cool for me or my listeners, Ive got to reserve the right to say so. Just because youve got this book doesnt mean youre right about everything. Harvey said he has pushed show producers to go beyond the theme of his book in exploring ideas. One that hes borrowed from his radio show is about forgiveness, asking people carrying a longtime grudge to unburden themselves. Overprotective parents, adult children who have moved back in with their parents and people who share too much information about their children online are among the topics addressed on Steve Harvey during the shows first week. Harvey, a father of seven, can draw on plenty of experiences. Ive been unemployed, homeless, had a lot of jobs, been dirtpoor and out of it and been pretty successful, he said. Married a few times, bad credit, good credit, tax troubles, no tax troubles. Ive just about been through it all. Never been a drug user, but other than that, Ive had a pretty nice slice of life. He wrote his book on the advice of his daughters, who would be mortified when Harvey would give the third-degree to their dates but have come to learn even if it took some time that dads assessments were spot on. The young dont have it figured out yet, but life repeats itself, he said. You can text a girl, you can Skype a girl, you can Facebook a girl, but guess what? he said. Youre going to eventually have to take her to dinner. Youre going to have to look across the table and youre going to have to know what to say. Thats really what it comes down to, and that never changes. Harvey, 55, is a comedian, but as a talk-show host is not trapped in that persona, Goldberg said. The show really is aimed to entertain, for people to have fun and for people to always come away with something, he said. Harvey faces a crowded marketplace, but will be helped by the pairing with DeGeneres and an aggressive promotional campaign that included advertisements during the Olympics, said Bill Carroll, an expert in the syndication market for Katz Media. The persona hes helped create through his books should also benefit Harvey. You have to have some other reason to spend time other than hes a likable guy, he said. Carroll wasnt particularly concerned with Endemols rookie status in the genre. Its a worldwide company with plenty of successes in the U.S., including Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Wipeout and Big Brother. I liked Dave Goldberg immediately, Harvey said. I knew they had never done a talk show before, but they know how to win. The show will be recorded in Chicago in the same building where Harvey will broadcast his radio show starting at 5 a.m. local time. When thats done, hell work out, take a meeting and prep to record one or two talk shows. Harvey will keep doing Family Feud, which records in Atlanta during two intense months of work in the spring. He officially retired from live stand-up shows after an Aug. 2 performance in Las Vegas. It was, Harvey said, the hardest career decision hes ever made. How do you give up something that has defined you for 27 years? he asked. And youve been successful at it. I can go and sell out an arena in any major city in this country and earn a living. Im going to stop doing that and take a shot at doing a TV show? Yet he figures hes accomplished all he can in the stand-up realm, and its hard to keep it going with all the travel. I had to let something go to fit something else in, he said. Veteran comic Steve Harvey enters the talk-show world Associated PressPHILADELPHIA Phillys getting a new fan in the pages of Marvel Comics, but whether the City of Brotherly Sh ove takes to anti-hero Venom remains to be seen. Marvel Entertainment LLC says that Venom a brute with big teeth and an elongated tongue whos made a habit of sparring with Spider-Man is leaving New York City to start fresh, and maybe learn to be a hero on the streets of Philadelphia. Writer Cullen Bunn and Editor Tom Brennan, an alum of Philadelphias Drexel University, say its time Philly had a hero of its own, putting it in the same league as Los Angeles, New York and other real-life cities that populate Marvels fictional world. Is Venom the hero that Philly wants? Their story begins Dec. 19 in Venom No. 28. Marvels Venom pulls up NYC stake for Philly steak Todays HOROSCOPE Actor Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, dies


New breed of doctors Associated Press Leana Wen, of Boston, left, who is doing her medical residency in emergency medicine at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Womens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, speaks Aug. 14 with Josh Kosowsky, clinical director of emergency medicine, in the emergency de partment at the hospital in Boston. Wen chose emergency medicine because the hours are more flexible than those of primary care physicia ns. Forget Marcus Welby, M.D.: Todays medical professionals want a real life L INDSEY T ANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO D ont call todays young doctors slackers. True, they may shun a 24/7 oncall solo practice and try to have a life outside of work. Yet they say theyre just as committed to medicine as kindly Marcus Welby from 1970s TV, or even grumpy Dr. House. The practice of medicine is in the midst of an evolution, and millennial and Gen X doctors seem to be perfectly suited for it and in some ways may be driving it. The federal health care law is speeding some of these changes, too. Its a fortunate accident, said economist and health policy expert Robert Reischauer. The two will reinforce each other. These doctors embrace technology and teamwork. They like electronic medical records and smartphone apps. And they like sharing the load with other doctors on the team. Emal Nasiri and Leana Wen are part of the new breed. Nasiri, 32, is a medical resident at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa. He likes the idea of working in a large health plan group where doctors, specialists and other medical staff work as teams, with easy access to patients electronic medical records. That kind of setup is more likely to be wired than smaller practices, and Nasiri cant imagine working without his iPad. The older guys carry around little pharmaceutical books when going room-toroom visiting hospitalized patients, Nasiri said. He thinks thats less efficient than being able to quickly view patients electronic charts and online drug information. Wen, 29, will soon finish a residency in emergency medicine at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Womens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Shes also a newlywed whose husband is an information technology project manager. I want to have a balanced life that includes having time for my family, she said. She chose emergency medicine because the hours are more flexible than those of primary care doctors. That will allow her to work part-time in the ER and follow her other passions teaching, research, writing and blogging about empowering patients to get the best medical care. Wen finds her smartphone as handy as her stethoscope. Its apps help her quickly figure out proper medicine doses for critically ill patients, or translate medical H EALTH & L IFE Dr. Sunil Gandhi CANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Exercise and cancer O ne of the common side effects of cancer treatment is fatigue, or feeling weak or tired. In general, the common sequel to feeling tired is to take a rest. This makes sense when you do too much work and muscles are tired, and that time resting the muscles gives back energy. Does this make sense for cancer patients? A growing body of evidence suggests exercise helps improve survival, prevents declines in fitness, improves outcomes (e.g., reduces fatigue and emotional distress), and reduces the risk for certain cancers. Two such studies came out recently. In the first study of cancer patients (55 percent had prostate cancer and 32 percent had breast cancer), those who participated in aerobic exercise programs had significantly less fatigue and more vigor. In another study, the researchers looked at 40 trials of almost 3,700 cancer survivors who were randomized to an exercise program or to a control group. Physical activity included strength training, resistance training, walking, cycling, yoga, etc. They found that exercise improved quality of life, emotional well-being and social functioning. As per Dr. EdwardL. Giovannucci from Harvard University, Even though direct effects of physical activity on cancer are not definitely proven, given that physical activity is generally safe, improves quality of life for cancer patients, and has numerous other health benefits, adequate physical activity should be a standard part of cancer care. Exercise is not only important for cancer survivors or cancer patients; it is also extremely helpful in the common person to prevent cancer. Decreased physical activity appears to increase the risk for cancer. More than 60 percent of U.S. adults are not regularly active, including 25 percent who are almost entirely sedentary. It is estimated that a sedentary lifestyle is associated with 5 percent of See GANDHI / Page C8 T he public might not be aware of this, but not all doctors are physicians and not all health care providers have a full medical license. A fully licensed physician is either an M.D. or a D.O. Generally speaking, these physicians have a full license and are able to care for patients in the office, unsupervised by others and provide medical and surgical care in the hospital setting. This includes having privileges to admit and take care of patients. Over the years, things have changed that have necessitated doctors having helpers or assistants to provide care to patients This might include a situation where a doctor is practicing in a rural area and is unable to attract another fully licensed physician, but might use a physicians assistant or a nurse practitioner to help care for his patients and make sure their treatment is not delayed. This is becoming quite common and, realistically, will continue, as there is a large increase in the U.S. population. There are a number of people approaching retirement age, and as they are getting older, they are more likely to have more complex medical problems. Unfortunately, there are not enough doctors to go around. Are all doctors physicians? G ood morning! I hope you had a safe and happy Labor Day! It may still be hot outside, but its not too early to think about flu season and prevention. Although winter is the most common flu season in our part of the world, with January being a peak month, occurrences can begin as early as October. This is why it is important to get a flu shot early. Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people may experience vomiting and diarrhea as well. Remember however, you can have the flu and respiratory symptoms without a fever. In Citrus County, over 17,000 people are 65 years and older. These citizens are at greater risk of severe complications from the flu because their immune defenses become weaker over time. Every year, deaths and hospitalizations due to the flu rise at record rates with this demographic. How can you keep from becoming a statistic? Get a flu shot as soon as possible. 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Our Lady of Grace Church/Knights of Columbus Abbot Francis Sadlier Council 6168 will co-host the third annual Matt Curley Memorial Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in the Our Lady of Grace Parish Life Center on Roosevelt Boulevard. The drive honors the memory of Matt Curley, who died in 2010 after many years of service to the council, parish and Citrus County. Those who have conflicts on this date can participate in this drive by donating blood around the date at a LifeSouth Community Blood center, such as that at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway in Lecanto, near Lecanto High School. Call 352-5273061. The Wings Grief Support Team of Hospice of Citrus County will present Renewal: A Memorial Service of Hope and Healing to Remember Those We Love at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. Free. Bring a photo for the memorial display (photos will be returned). Call Lynn Miller at 352-527-2020. Judy Brinkley, training specialist for the Key Training Center, will speak about behavior issues as experienced by persons with developmental disabilities at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center (CCLEC,) at the Key Training Center. The presentation is open to the public. An additional meeting will be scheduled for parents with individual concerns or questions. The CCLEC is at 5521 Buster Whitton Way, on the Lecanto campus of the Key Training Center. Call Stephanie Hopper at 352-344-0288. As a way of noting National Mental Health Awareness Week, Oct. 7 to 13, here is a message from the National Institute of MentalHealth: Depression, anxiety and panic attacks are not a sign of weakness.They are signs of having tried to remain strong for too long. Did you know that one in three of us go through this at some point in our lives? Call the NAMI Citrus Warm Line at 352-341-2273, manned by volunteers. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers : 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 required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (7 p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, Crystal River High School, 1205 N.E. Eighth St., Crystal River. Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Subway, 3756 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, 6201 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, Joy Praise Fellowship Church, 4007 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, Eagles Aerie 4272, 5340 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, city of Inverness, 212 W. Main St., Inverness. Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center Soap & Shampoo Drive during September. Collection bins will be set up in the cafeteria of the hospital, at the Seven Rivers Rehab & Wound Center, 1675 S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River (next to Sweetbay) and at the Seven Rivers Outpatient Laboratory, 11503 W. Emerald Oaks Drive, Crystal River (north of the hospital). The drive will benefit the efforts of the We Care Food Pantry. Items requested for donation include: body soap, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, laundry soap and dish detergent. Flu shot clinics offeredby B&W Rexall Drugs in Inverness. Call Donna Stevenson at 352-726-1555. Nature Coast EMS will offer flu shot clinics at the community centers listed below. The cost is $28; however, the flu shot is free with valid Medicare Part B, and many other insurance providers are also accepted. If your organization, business, ALF or other group would like to schedule a flu clinic at your location, call Jane Bedford at 352-249-4751 or email JaneB@naturecoast ems.org. Flu shot clinic 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 17. at Citrus Springs Memorial Library, sponsored by the Maxam Health Services.Bring Medicare card. If not covered by Medicare, the cost will be $30. To register, call 352-4892313. The library is at 1826 W. Country Club Blvd., Citrus Springs. The application period is now open for women living with heart disease who would like to become volunteer community educators and WomenHeart Support Network Coordinators by attending WomenHearts annual Science & Leadership Symposium, Oct. 5 to 8 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Application deadline is Aug. 31. Health care providers who would like to start a WomenHeart Support Network should consider joining the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance, identify two female heart patients who would make great educators and Support Network leaders, and provide them the application. Contact Martha Bowman, WomenHeart of Nature Coast Florida, at 352-419-4124 or bowmania48@yahoo.com. Contact WomenHeart national at www.womenheart.org. Upcoming seminars at the SHARE Club at CMHSin the Citrus Memorial Auditorium. Call 352-560-6266 to register or visit www.citrusmh.com/events. Free Womens Health Panel 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Gulf Room on the main hospital campus., with presentations from cardiologist Dr. Gisela Trigo, obstetrician/ gynecologist Dr. Armando Rojas and general practitioner Dr. Julie Sudduth. The trio will discuss menopause, thyroid disease, diabetes, gynecological procedures, incontinence and heart health. The floor will then open for questions from the audience. Refreshments and educational materials will be available. Seating is limited so an RSVP is required to attend. Register online at www.citrus mh.com/events or call 5606266 or to reserve your seat at this informative health lecture. Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE program offers free and unbiased information and assistance for all your health insurance issues. In Citrus County, there are four locations ready to serve your needs. For an appointment at any center, call 352-527-5956. Leave your name, telephone number and a short message. A SHINE counselor will return the call. Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. First United Methodist Church, 8831 W Bradshaw St., Homosassa. St Annes Episcopal Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River. Inverness Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. The George A. Dame Community Health Center BoardMeetings are at 3 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at the Citrus County Health Department, 3700 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, in the first floor conference room. Fourth annual Dental Day 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the offices of John D. Hosner, DDS, 1118 N. Suncoast Blvd. Crystal River. Services offered on a first-come, first-served basis to treat fillings, simple extractions and emergency care only. No cleanings will be done that day.Minors must be accompanied by a parent. Call 352-795-3131 for information, no appointments. The Citrus Alliance Against Adult Abuse (C4A) monthly meeting is at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly at HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. For information, call Judy Stauffer at 352-303-2620. Your help is needed to protect our vulnerable against abuse, neglect and exploitation. Partners for a Substance-Free Citrus Inc. will meet the second Thursday monthly in the basement of the Citrus County School Board office in Inverness, 1007 W. Main St. Use the elevator to go to the basement. 8 to 9 a.m. board meeting. 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. coffee, doughnuts, networking. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. membership meeting. Call the office at 352-3890472 or email substancefree. citrus@yahoo.com. Womens Health & Fitness Expo hosted by the Business Womens Alliance of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Florida National Guard Armory in Crystal River. Those who participated last year can take advantage of paid pre-registration until June 15, and choose preferred exhibit space. After June 15, registration will be open to health-, fitnessand wellness-related organizations on a first-come, first-served basis. Chamber members receive a discount. Contact the chambers Crystal River office at 28 N.W. U.S. 19, phone 352-795-3149, or talk to any Business Womens Alliance member. Proceeds are dedicated to furthering the education of students from Citrus, Crystal River and Lecanto high schools and Withlacoochee Technical Institute. CRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center offers the following health education programs presented by board-certified physicians and licensed medical professionals. Website: Seven RiversRegional.com. Call 352795-1234 to register for the programs. Pre-Surgery Ortho Camp Patients scheduled for knee or hip replacement surgery learn preand post-surgery exercises, how to use a walker, knee and hip precautions and adaptive equipment that may be needed for activities of daily living. Offered the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 1 p.m. at SRRMC. Free Balance Screenings Seven Rivers Rehab & Wound Center offers free balance screenings at 1675 S.E. U.S. 19 in the Crystal River Shopping Center (next to Sweetbay). Call 352-795-0534 to schedule an appointment. Snyder Pharmacy, 102 E. Highland Blvd., Inverness, offers a drug Take-Back program to help patients safely dispose of medicines that may be dangerous to others and to the environment. Patients of any pharmacy may bring in unused or expired drugs in their original stock containers for free disposal. For information, call 352-341-1212. Free Quit Smoking Now six-week tobacco dependence program in Inverness and Lecanto, offered by Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center is partnering with Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Citrus Memorial Health System and Citrus County Health Department. Anyone interested in quitting tobacco can participate and will be provided with a free and optional supply of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) including patches, gum or lozenges. This program is funded by the Florida Department of Health. To register and find out more information on locations, dates and times, call 813-929-1000 or visit www. gnahec.org. 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Citrus Memorial Health System Medical Office Building conference room, 502 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness. 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at Citrus County Health Department,120 N. Montgomery Ave., Inverness. Support GROUPS Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter support group: Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 U.S. 41 S., Inverness, 11 a.m. first Tuesday monthly. Call Anne Black at 352-527-4600. BROOKSVILLE Womens breast cancer support group 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday monthly at Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope Center at 7154 Medical Center Drive, Spring Hill. Call Tambra Randazzo, R.T., at 352-592-8128. HUDSON Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Alzheimers support group meetings 10 a.m. to noon the first Tuesday monthly in the second-floor conference room. The meeting is open to caregivers and other interested people to discuss and exchange ideas as well as help and encourage those who are involved in the care for Alzheimers patients. Call Maria Curley at 727-992-1358 or Kathy Montero at the Alzheimers Family Organization at 727-848-8888. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is at 14000 Fivay Road in Hudson. Visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com. SPRING HILL Caregiver Support Group 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly, at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite 203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Pamela McGee, facilitator, at 352-688-7744. NEW PORT RICHEY Community Chatterboxes support group to assist individuals suffering from communication deficits (i.e., aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, etc.) as a C2 T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE H EALTH& L IFE Geriatrics Family & General Medicine Internal Medicine Intensive Care (Hospital) Long-Term Care (Nursing Home) Homosassa 4363 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa Springs (352) 503-2011 Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm, Saturday by appt. only 8:00am-11:00am B.K. Patel, M.D Internal Medicine H. Khan, M.D. Board Certified Family Pactice Beverly Hills 3775 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills (352) 746-0600 Inverness 308 S. Line Ave. Inverness (352) 344-5511 000CGY1 New Patients & Walk-Ins Are Always Welcome Humana, Freedom, Medicare, United Health Care assignment accepted Our Goal Is A Healthier You Active Staff at both Seven Rivers & Citrus Memorial Hospitals Primary Medical Care Centers 000CA4A Citrus 20/20s SAVE OUR WATERS WEEK 23rd Annual Adopt-A-Shore/ Coastal Clean up Volunteers Needed to clean up our Countys waterways Saturday, September 15, 2012 Sunrise to 11:30 am Call 352-201-0149 or email info.citrus2020@gmail.com or Call Citrus County Aquatics Services directly at 352-527-7620 Must be registered by September 10th More information available at www.citrus2020.org www.chronicleonline.com 000C90Z www.chronicleonline.com Challenge #3 FOOD, MUSIC, TRIVIA, PRIZES, SILENT AUCTION $25 per person Saturday, September 29 6pm American Legion, 10730 Highway 41, Dunnellon FL Call 352-362-5851 or 352-601-0115 For More Information food donated by: Health NOTES Support groups help when you need them W hat is a support group? A place to go for specialized information about your particular problem. A group of other people, like yourself, who share a common problem or who are vitally interested in a particular issue or need. A place where you can laugh at the ridiculous side of tragedy without being considered odd or unfeeling. A place to give and receive strengths and understanding. A place where members can be assured of confidentiality. A gathering attended by people who share a common bond: The challenge of coping with a particularly difficult experience or ongoing situation. If you are an ostomate, we are your support group. The Citrus County Ostomy Support Group, a nonprofit organization, welcomes all ostomates, their families, and interested medical and nursing professionals from all surrounding counties to our monthly meetings. Meetings are at 2 p.m. the third Sunday of every month in the Cyprus Room of Citrus Memorial Heath Systems office building, the old schoolhouse at 131 S. Citrus Ave., in Inverness. A reminder: World Ostomy Day and Ostomy Awareness Day are both Oct. 16, 2012. Any questions, call Steve at 352-229-4202, Sue at 352-5607918, Sharon at 352-382-4446, or Mel at 352-726-3802. Sally A. Borland is the secretary of the Citrus County Ostomy Support Group. Sally Borland OSTOMATES The Citrus County Ostomy Support Group welcomes all ostomates. HEALTH NOTE GUIDELINES Support group information will list monthly meetings first, as space is available, then weekly meetings. It is the responsibility of each organization to inform the Chronicle about changes to existing listings. To submit information about upcoming seminars, health-related events open to the public or support group meetings, email newsdesk@chronicleonline .com attn: Health Notes; fax 352-563-5660 or write to: Health Notes c/o Citrus County Chronicle 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Information relating to professional training or seminars attended by those in the health care industries are considered business briefs, and would appear in the Business Digest listings of Sundays Business section. To submit story ideas for feature sections, call 362563-5660 and ask for Cheri Harris. Be prepared to leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and the address of the news event. Approval for story ideas must be granted by the Chronicles editors before a reporter is assigned. The Chronicle reserves the right to edit submissions. Publication of submitted information or photos on specific dates or pages cannot be guaranteed. See GROUPS / Page C3


result of a cerebral vascular accident or other neurological disorders, 3 to 4 p.m. every other Thursday at Community Hospital, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey, FL 34652. Caregivers and spouses are encouraged to attend. Call 727-845-0757. The Area 13 Family Care Council 10 a.m. to noon the second Monday monthly at the Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities office, 1601 W. Gulf Atlantic Highway (State Road 44). Call Karen Huscher at 352-726-1445 or isabelfcc13 @yahoo.com. Area 13 covers Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. There are 15 Family Care Councils with governor-appointed volunteer members, who are individuals with a developmental disability or are a family member. Seeking new members. Contact Huscher at 352726-1445 or cbettykay@ aol.com; facebook.com /groups/331632140186772/. Website: www.FCCFlorida.org. NAMI-Citrus locally chartered group of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets the second Monday monthly at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, on County Road 486 in Citrus Hills. On hiatus during July and August, call the Warm Line at 352-321-2273. SPRING HILL Healthy Hearts support group open to anyone looking for information on cardiac disease, 4 to 5:30 p.m. the second Monday monthly in the cafeteria conference room at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required, call 352-628-6060 in Citrus, 352597-6333 in Hernando or visit the website www.OakHill Hospital.com. North Central Post Polio Support Group 2 p.m. the second Sunday, with the program The Link Between Polio and Diabetes at Collins Health Resource Center, 8401 S.W. State Road 200, building 300, suite 303, Ocala. Guest speaker will be Bruce Wolosky, DPM, P.A. Call Carolyn Raville at 352-489-1731. Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) grief support group for parents and grandparents who have experienced the death of a child, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the First Presbyterian Church, 1501 S.E. U.S. 19 in Crystal River. Call Bernadette Passalacqua at 352-746-4664 or visit www.bereavedparents usa.org. Weekly meetings Together We Grow Nar-Anon Family Group 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St., Room 204 in office building, use right-side entrance across from the Memorial Garden; Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 888947-8885 or go to www.NAR ANONFL.org. Recovery from Food Addiction 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Annes Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, in the parish hall library. Call Peg at 410903-7740. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, undereating or bulimia. For details or a list of meetings, call 352-270-8534 or visit: www.foodaddicts.org. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Depression and anxiety peer support group meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays at Central Ridge Library. Bereavement Group, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the back hall, St. Thomas Church, off U.S. 19 south of Cardinal Street. Group is composed of men and women who are experiencing grief and are convinced Life can be good again. Open to all. Come or call Anne at 352-212-0632. Al-Anon groups meet regularly in Citrus County. Call 352-697-0497. Inverness AFG: 8 p.m. Mondays, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic, 550 S. U.S. 41. Crystal River AFG: 8 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Benedict Catholic Church, 455 S. Suncoast Blvd. Last Resort AFG: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, First United Methodist, 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness. Lecanto AFG: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Crystal River AFG: 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at YANA Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Q : I take Propecia for hair loss and have experienced some sexual side effects. If I stop taking the drug will these side effects go away? A: Male pattern baldness is a very common condition. Hair loss in males may start in the late teens or early 20s and, by the age of 35 to 40, about 66 percent of male Caucasians will have some degree of hair loss. It is commonly found in the same family and is probably due to a persons genetic makeup and hormones produced. The hair loss usually begins in the front sides on the top of the head and may be extensive, depending on the persons age at the time it starts. It is now thought that hair loss is due to a hormone called dihydrotestosterone or DHT, which adversely affects the hair follicles where hair grows. Propecia (finasteride) taken as a 1 mg tablet once daily is approved to treat male pattern hair loss, also known as androgenic alopecia. Finasteride, the active ingredient in Propecia, is also approved to treat men with an enlarged prostate or BPH, but at a much higher dose. Finasteride works by blocking an enzyme that converts the hormone testosterone to dihydrotestosterone in the prostate gland, liver and skin. This leads to a significant reduction in DHT in the scalp, which is believed to cause hair loss in men. Unfortunately, like all drugs, Propecia can cause adverse effects in some men, including sexual side effects. These sexual side effects can include erectile dysfunction, libido disorders, ejaculation disorders and orgasm disorders. Recently (2012), a study in The Journal of Sexual Medicine suggests sexual dysfunction associated with Propecia use may last for many months or even years in some men, even after the medication is discontinued. Richard P Hoffmann, Pharm.D., has been a pharmacist for more than 40 years. Send questions to him at 2960 E. Coventry Court, Hernando, FL 34442. H EALTH& L IFE C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 C3 Mon-Fri 8:30-6 Sat 8:30-1 PHARMACY www.BrashearsPharmacy.com 471 N. Dacie Point, Lecanto . . . . . . . 746-3420 Hwy. 491 Next To Suncoast Dermatology 206 W. Dampier Street, Inverness . . 637-2079 One Block Behind City Hall On Seminole Ave., Inverness Brashears NOW AVAILABLE ALL DAY 000CFLE Shingles & Pneumonia Vaccines 0 0 0 C F C D ARTIFICIAL LIMBS & BRACES KIDDER ORTHOPEDIC LABORATORIES 5676 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 795-5556 ASSISTED LIVING NATURE COAST ASSISTED LIVING 279 N. Lecanto Hwy, Lecanto . . . . 527-9720 SUNFLOWER SPRINGS RESORT STYLE ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY www.sunfloweralf.com 8733 W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621-8017 SUNSHINE GARDENS Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 563-0235 SUPERIOR RESIDENCES OF LECANTO MEMORY CARE ASSISTED LIVING www.superioralf.com 4865 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-5483 CARDIOLOGY CITRUS CARDIOLOGY CONSULTANTS Attanti, Srinivas MD FACC Delfin, Luis MD FACC Gonzalez, Javier M MD FACC Govindarajan, Balachander MD FACC Miryala, Vinod MD FACC Pasupuleti, Suman MD Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Miguel A. MD FACC Saluck, Brian H. DO FACC FACOI Savage, Kenneth L. MD Stark, Stephen H. MD FACC Trigo, Gisela MD FACC Walker, Dennis J. MD 308 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness . 726-8353 760 SE 5th Terrace, Crystal River . 795-4165 211 S Osceola Ave., Inverness . . . 726-8353 601 E Dixie Ave. Medical Plaza 101, Leesburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352-315-0627 910 Old Camp Road, Bldg. 210 Lake Sumter Professional Plaza, The Villages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352-751-3356 CHIROPRACTIC CHANEY CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC Chaney, William DC DIBCN 3470 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270-8869 4056 Commercial Way, Spring Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352-686-6385 DENTAL CITRUS DENTAL OF INVERNESS Holland, Edwin L. DDS Pichardo, Edgar L. DMD 2231 Highway 44 W. Unit 101, Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 726-5854 CITRUS HILLS DENTAL Davila, Alexa DMD Davila, Jose DDS 2460 N. Essex Avenue, Hernando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 527-1614 COMPLETE FAMILY, COSMETIC & IMPLANT DENTISTRY Swanson, Richard C. DMD PA 1815 SE US 19, Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 795-1223 LEDGER DENTISTRY Ledger, Jeremy A. DMD PA 3640 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 628-3443 TIMBERLANE FAMILY DENTISTRY Rogers, Mark C. DDS PA 1972 N. Future Terrace, Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-9111 DERMATOLOGY BAY DERMATOLOGY & COSMETIC SURGERY PA Dorton, David W. DO FAOCD Board Cert. Esguerra, David DO FAOCD Board Cert. Broughton, Brandi PA-C 7739 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-2002 DERMATOLOGY Cont. SUNCOAST DERMATOLOGY Collins, Margaret MD FAAD Massullo, Ralph MD FAAD Wartels, Michael MD FAAD Welton, William MD FAAD Bonomo, Brian PA-C Chatham, Kristy PA-C Watkins, Erin PA-C Estes, Elizabeth ARNP 525 N. Dacie Point, Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-2200 873-1500 ELDER LAW ATTORNEY Sean W. Scott, PA 3233 East Bay Drive, Largo . . 727-539-0181 FAMILY/GENERAL PRACTICE BEVERLY HILLS MEDICAL CENTER Alugubelli, Venkat R. MD FAAFP 3737 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-1515 HEALTH & WELLCARE SERVICES OF FL DeGraw, Johnnie R. MD McCollough, Barney PA Tzivanis, James PA 5915 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy, Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 794-3872 SUNCOAST PRIMARY CARE SPECIALISTS Villacastin, Alex T. MD Co, Alistair W. MD Gonzalez, Carlos F. MD Navarro, Catherine MD Villacastin, Alexander T. ARNP-BC Villacastin, Maria N. ARNP-BC Villacastin, Sheila M. ARNP-BC 3733 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341-5520 7991 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382-8282 10489 N. Florida Ave., Citrus Springs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489-2486 FITNESS DYNABODY FITNESS CLUB 2232 Hwy. 44 W., Inverness . . . . . . 344-3553 INVERNESS YOGA AND WELLNESS CENTER 118 N. Pine Ave, Downtown Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . 726-7060 HEALTH EDUCATION COLLEGE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-6721 3001 S.W. College Road, Ocala . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352-873-5800 Nature Coast EMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249-4700 HEALTH RELATED PRODUCTS FURNITURE PALACE & MATTRESS WAREHOUSE 3106 S. Florida Ave., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 726-2999 WHOLESALE SLEEP CENTER 1298 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Hernando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344-8882 HEARING GENESIS HEARING CARE 20336 E Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352-489-9479 HOME HEALTH SERVICES COMFORT KEEPERS NON MEDICAL IN-HOME CARE SeniorServicesCitrusCounty.com Inverness@ComfortKeepers.com Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 726-4547 SENIOR HOME CARE 494 S Pleasant Grove Rd., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344-0150 HOSPICE HPH HOSPICE 3545 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 527-4600 HOSPITALS CITRUS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 502 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 726-1551 MUNROE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352-867-8181 REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Bayonet Point 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 727-819-2929 INDEPENDENT LIVING INVERNESS CLUB APARTMENTS 518 Ella Ave., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344-8477 INTERNAL MEDICINE Gira S. Shah, MD 203 S. Seminole Ave., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 726-7800 TRI-COUNTY INFECTIOUS DISEASE CONSULTANTS, LLC Gillikin, Sheila MD Jaimangal, Shantie DO 212 S. Pine Ave., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 633-0215 MASSAGE THERAPY SERENITY DAY SPA 1031 N. Commerce Terrace, Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-1156 MEDICAL SUPPLIES/EQUIPMENT QUALITY MOBILITY All Home Equipment Available Sales Service Rentals Repairs 609 SE Hwy. 19, Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 564-1414 MENTAL HEALTH Albright, Dianne PHD, LMHC, ACS, NCC 111 W. Main St. Ste 301, Inverness, FL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 637-1200 Ford, Cyndie Ford, LMHC NCC 470 Pleasant Grove Rd., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341-0435 NURSING HOMES CYPRESS COVE CARE CENTER 700 SE 8th Ave., Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 795-8832 DIAMOND RIDGE HEALTH & REHAB 2730 W. Marc Knighton Ct., Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-9500 LIFE CARE CENTER 3325 W. Jerwayne Ln., Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-4434 OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY COMPREHENSIVE WOMENS HEALTHCARE OF CITRUS COUNTY Miller, Joseph DO FACOG 11521 W. Emerald Oaks Dr., Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 794-6060 ONCOLOGY/HEMATOLOGY ROBERT BOISSONEAULT ONCOLOGY INSTITUTE Bennett Jr., C. Joseph MD Brant, Timothy A. MD 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 527-0106 ONCOLOGY/HEMATOLOGY Cont. 605 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 726-3400 OPHTHALMOLOGY SUNCOAST EYE CENTER EYE SURGERY INSTITUTE Freedman, Alan M. MD Seigel, Lawrence A. MD 221 NE Hwy 19, Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 795-2526 ORTHOPEDIC/SPORTS MEDICINE GULFCOAST SPINE INSTITUTE Ronzo, James Joseph, DO Bono, Frank S. DO, Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 855-485-3262 NATURE COAST ORTHOPAEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE Choung, Walter I, MD Hubbard, Jeremiah A. DO 2155 W. Mustang Blvd., Beverly Hills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-5707 2236 Hwy 44 West, Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344-2663 520 SE 8th Ave., Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 564-2663 PET/CT SERVICES PET/CT SERVICES OF FLORIDA 3404 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-6888 1541 SW 1st Ave., Suite 101, Ocala . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352-622-1133 PHARMACIES BRASHEARS PHARMACY 206 W. Dampier St., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 637-2079 471 N. Dacie Point, Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-3420 PODIATRY ADVANCED ANKLE & FOOT CENTERS OF FL Raynor, David B. DPM 490 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 726-3668 CITRUS PODIATRY CENTER Daly, Edward J. DPM Pritchyk, Kenneth P. DPM 4930 S. Suncoast Blvd. Suite A, Homosassa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621-9200 2385 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 746-0077 SURGERY BON IMAGE Sastry, Narendra MD 5466 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-2019 Mohammadbhoy, Adnan DO PA 11535 W. Emerald Oaks Dr., Crystal River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 794-6056 PREMIER VEIN CENTER Sharma, Ravi MD 7767 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621-0777 UROLOGY UROLOGY INSTITUTE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA Son, Kenneth A. MD 605 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341-6338 PAID ADVERTISING Hair-loss treatment linked to sexual side effects Richard Hoffmann ASK THE PHARMACIST See GROUPS / Page C4 GROUPS Continued from Page C2


Awareness Lunch Bunch AFG: 12:30 p.m. Fridays, St. Margaret Episcopal, 114 N. Osceola Ave., Inverness. Beginners Al-Anon: 10 a.m. Saturdays at Yana Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Tuesday Morning Serenity: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Alcoholics Anonymous : If you drink, and want to stop, call Alcoholics Anonymous Nature Coast Intergroup at 352621-0599. Visit the website: www.ncintergroup.com. AC Group 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Church Without Walls, 3962 N. Roscoe Road, Hernando. Call Laverne at 352637-4563. Visit the website: www.alcoholicsforchrist.com. A 12-step Christian support group meets at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at Living Waters Ministries, 12 N. Melbourne St., Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. Free and open to the public. DUNNELLON Grief support group 6 p.m. Thursdays at the First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, 20831 Powell Road. Call the church at 352489-2730. Narcotics Anonymous : Easy Does It, 8 p.m. Monday and Saturday, Lions Den, U.S. 41, Floral City. It Works How and Why, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday and noon Sunday, YANA Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River. Focus on Recovery, 8 p.m. Thursday, First Christian Church, Grover Cleveland Boulevard, Homosassa. Recovery on the River, 8 p.m. Monday and Friday, Lecanto Church of Christ, State Road 44 and County Road 491, Lecanto; 8 p.m. Sunday 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto, east of C.R. 491 and S.R. 44. Narcotics Anonymous is not affiliated with any of the meeting facilities listed. Information line: 352-382-0851. Overeaters Anonymous : 5 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Annes Episcopal Church. Call Rita at 352-382-8503. Voices of Recovery, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center (V.A. building) on County Road 491, Lecanto. Call Dolores at 352-746-5019. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at St. Annes Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, in the parish hall library. Call Peg at 410-903-7740. The Circle of Love, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The New Beginning, 7 p.m. Fridays at Our Lady of Grace, Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The Encouragers Support Group has been helping people deal with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and more. Weekly meeting. Call 352-637-3196. Anorexia and bulimia anonymous 12-step support group, 5:45 p.m. Mondays at the Yana Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River (behind the police station). Call Charmaine at 352-422-3234. Independent Living Skills, Peer Support and Literacy workshops, 9 to 11:45 a.m. Mondays at the Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida, 3774 W. Gulfto-Lake Highway, Lecanto. Call Cathy Jackson at 352527-8399. Celebrate Recovery : 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Christian Recovery Fellowship Church, 2242 W. State Road 44. Call 352726-2800. 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Churchs Student Ministries Building. Dinner available before the meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. for $4 donation and a coffee house after. Call 352-746-6200. Gulf to Lake Church Ministry Complex, West Gulf-toLake Highway in Crystal River. Dinner at 6 p.m. Fridays, followed by largeand smallgroup time and a Coffee Caf at 9. Call 352-586-4709. Nature Coast Ministries seeks to help the homeless and hurting of Citrus County. We offer referrals to Celebrate Recovery, call 352-563-1860. Overcomers Group for people recovering from addictions to drugs, alcohol or other out-of-control habits, 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sanctuary, 7463 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Call Paul at 352-628-2874. Dunnellon Life Recovery group for adults where addiction, compulsion and codependency issues are dealt with, at 7 p.m. Mondays at Rainbow Springs Village Church, 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. Call Char at 352-465-1644 or Nancy at 352-794-0017. SPRING HILL Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call Charissa Haffner at 352-346-8864. Organizations Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. To arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call the Hernando office at 352-6884537 or 800-772-8672. Website: www.alzsupport.com Live chat every Wednesday at noon. Message boards open at all times to post questions and leave replies. Join the Alzheimers Association online community at www.alz.org/ living_with_alzheimers_ message_boards_lwa.asp. Brooksville: Lykes Memorial County Library, 238 Howell Ave.; 2:30 p.m. first Friday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Brooksville: Oak Hill Hospital Senior Partners, 11361 Cortez Blvd.; 2:30 p.m. first Thursday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Spring Hill: The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road; 2 p.m. third Monday monthly. Call Diane Koenig at 352-683-9009 or The Residence at 352-683-9009. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. First United Methodist Church of Homosassa has several support groups that run on a monthly basis. All groups are open to the public and free of charge, and meet at 1 p.m. in Room 203 in the Administration Building: First Monday: diabetic support group. Second Monday: Alzheimers/dementia caregivers support group. Fourth Monday: stroke survivors support group. Memory Lane Respite offered weekly for people with Alzheimers/dementia. Anyone bringing a loved one for the first time is encouraged to come early to fill out information forms. Call 352-628-4083 for meeting dates. Citrus Memorial Health System is a 198-bed, not-forprofit community hospital that provides health care services to residents of Citrus County and surrounding communities. Support group meetings are in the CMHS Administration Building unless indicated. ACS Man to Man Prostate Support and Education Program, 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly. Meetings are in the conference room at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute at 522 N. Lecanto Highway in the Allen Ridge Medical Mall. Call 352-5270106. AHEC Quit Smoking Group: 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Call 813-929-1000, ext. 213. Breast Cancer Support Group: 11:30 a.m. the second Friday, Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. Citrus Cancer Support: 4:30 p.m. the third Tuesday, cafeteria meeting room. Call Carol at 352-726-1551, ext. 6596 or ext. 3329. Cancer Support: at Cancer Treatment Center. Call Jeannette at 352-746-1100 for date and time. Diabetes Support Group: Call Carol McHugh, R.N., at 352-341-6110 for details. Head and Neck Cancer Support: Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Contact Wendy Hall at 352-527-0106. Heart-Healthy Eating Workshop: 1:30 to 3 p.m. second Wednesday every other month, CMHS Medical Office Building. Call 352-560-6266 or 352-344-6538 to register. Look Good Feel Better Group: monthly at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetology Association and the Personal Care Products Council. A licensed cosmetologist is present to advise women about many issues. For dates, times, more information or to register, call the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665. Mended Hearts Support Group: 10 a.m. second Friday, Gulf Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Cardiovascular Services at 352-344-6416. Ostomy Support: 2 p.m. third Sunday, Cypress Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Steve Spielman at 352-2294202, Sue Penner at 352-5607918, Sharon Brummer at 352-382-4446 or Betty or Mel Shipley at 352-341-0005. Stroke Support Group of Citrus County: 3 to 4 p.m. third Wednesday, CMHS Annex Building, State Road 44 across from Walgreens. Call 352-3446596 or 352-344-1646. Hospice of Citrus County support groups and workshops. Call 866-642-0962 or 352-527-2348 for details. Grief workshops: 1 p.m. Thursday Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326. S. Line Ave., Inverness. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday Newly Bereaved Grief Workshop, Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane., Homosassa. Grief support groups: 11 a.m. Tuesday Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 9 a.m. Wednesday Griefs Journey ... A Walking Group, Whispering Pines Park (Parking Area E). 10 a.m. Thursday Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. 2 p.m. second Thursday Hospice of the Nature Coast Levy Office, 24-B County Road 40 E., Inglis. 10:30 a.m. Saturday First United Methodist Church, 831 Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Evening support groups (for working people): 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, newly bereaved Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326 Line Ave., Inverness. Social support: 10 a.m. Tuesday Franks Family Restaurant, 2780 N. Florida Ave., Hernando. 1 p.m. first Thursday Mulligans Grill (formerly Mango Grill), 1305 Norvell Bryant Highway (C.R. 486), Hernando. 11:30 a.m. third Tuesday LIFT luncheon (widows/widowers), Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club; call 352-621-1500, ext. 1728 for reservations. Wings education series: th Tuesdays @ 2 Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Teen Encounter and Camp Good Hope Camps for grieving children/teens offered in April and October. Suicide Survivors Support Group, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays at the Hospice of Citrus County Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto. The group is free and open to the public. Participants need not be hospice families. For information, call Lynn Miller at 352-527-2020. Hospice of Citrus County/ Hospice of the Nature Coast is a not-for-profit charitable organization providing comprehensively responsive and compassionate end-of-life services to the terminally ill and their families in 12 counties of North Central Florida. HPH Hospice, in partnership with the Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, offers Caregivers Support Groups. There is no charge, and everyone is welcome to join. Call Sue Piatek at 352-527-4600 with questions. First Tuesday, 11 a.m., Our Lady of Fatima, 550 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Second Monday, 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. Fourth Tuesday, 5 p.m., Emeritus at Barrington Place, 2341 W. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486 east of C.R. 491), Lecanto. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. Weekly ongoing Bereavement Group from HPH Hospice and St. Timothys Evan gelical Lutheran Church, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, 1071 N. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19), Crystal River. There is no cost to attend. Call Paul Winstead at 352-527-4600. HPH Hospice, a nonprofit agency initially licensed in 1984, provides, care, comfort and support to individuals affected by a life-limiting illness in Citrus County.C4 T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE H EALTH& L IFE A nonprofit organization dedicated to generate funds to support the unmet needs of Citrus County seniors. www.chronicleonline.com Citrus County Support Services Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Trips Wednesday, Sept. 19th Rays vs. Red Sox 3:30pm All tickets $45 per person (make checks payable to The Senior Foundation of Citrus County). Price includes admission & round-trip transportation via chartered bus. Pick up and drop off location for the bus will be: Citrus County Resource Center 2804 W. Marc Knighton Ct., Lecanto, FL All ticket sales are final. Note: Per the Tampa Bay Rays, game times are subject to change. All proceeds from the Rays Baseball Trips go towards Helping Seniors in Citrus County. For more information call 527-5975 000B259 000B6U8 German-American Social Club of West Central Florida, Inc. Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church 4705 W. Gulf-to-Lake Hwy (S.R. 44 West) Lecanto, FL LIVE MUSIC & DANCING! ALPINE EXPRESS Bratwurst, Potato Salad, Sauerkraut! Imported & Domestic Beer, Wine and Soda. Saturday, September 22 Saturday, September 22 Noon to 6pm Noon to 6pm Admission $12 No ticket sales at the door! For more information or tickets call (352) 237-7016, email irmhorst@aol.com or write Horst Spangenberg, 8075 S.W. 108th Lp. Ocala, FL 34481-5725 www.chronicleonline.com 000CG5J www.chronicleonline.com Spaghetti Dinner hosted by The Knights of Columbus The Menu will include: Italian Sausage, Meat Balls, Bread, Salad and Dessert. Saturday, September 15th 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the New Fr. James Hoge Parish Center Donations: $8 or two for $15 For Tickets, call Vic at 527-7114 000CG2S www.chronicleonline.com 000CBTA GROUPS Continued from Page C3


Submit information at least two weeks before the event. Early submission of timely material is appreciated, but multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle offices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to community@chronicleonline.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an event. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Expect notes to run no more than once. News NOTES News NOTES Muddin for a Cure to clean vehicles Muddin for a Cure, a local nonprofit, will be washing cars from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Advance Auto Parts in Crystal River. All donations will benefit breast cancer research and awareness. For more information, call Anita Black at 352-427-4034. Get tickets early for Elvis show Citrus County Parks & Recreation announces Billy Lindsey as Elvis at the Central Ridge Community Center at Beverly Hills on Friday, Oct. 19. The show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are now on sale; members of the facility pay $5 and nonmembers pay $7. Hamburger and hot dog plates will be available for purchase. All are welcome to an evening of dancing, singing and entertainment. For more information, call 352-746-4882. Donations needed for Christmas Fort Cooper State Park needs donations of Christmas items for its An All American Christmas this year. The trees in the recreation hall will be decorated in red, white and blue. People wishing to donate lights, decorations and artificial trees in these colors (primarily white) that are in good condition may bring them by the park at 3100 S. Old Floral City Road, Inverness. Items can even be Fourth of July decorations. Nights of Lights it is a charitable event, when the park is decorated in its holiday finest. There is entertainment and refreshments, and Santa Claus. The entrance fee into the park is a nonperishable food item, new toy or cash that is donated to Citrus United Basket, a local charity. Donations of pet food for Citrus County Animal Services are accepted for its program to assist pet owners who have fallen on hard times, so they are able to feed their pets. For more information, call Dianne Drye, park ranger, at 352-726-0315. C OMMUNITY Page C5 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Precious Paws ADOPTABLE Kitties Special to the Chronicle Waiting for love, a new home and someone to play with can be stressful and kittens do need their rest time. This little gray tabby and more are all chilling and waiting for their special loving homes. Stop by the adoption center and find just the right feline for your family lifestyle. We have several young declawed cats. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44, Inverness, daily during store hours. The Precious Paws Adoption Center at Crystal River Mall is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. View pets at www. preciouspawsflorida.com or call 352-726-4700. Club plans trip to Mount Dora Crystal River Womans Club invites everyone to travel with its members by motor coach to Mount Dora Village Dec. 12 and 13 to enjoy the holiday lights and decorations. Included in the price are dinner and overnight accommodations at the historic Lakeside Inn on Lake Dora, trolley tour of lights at night, Historic trolley tour by day, plus free time to explore the quaint village. For reservations or more information, call Jo Ann Ryan at 352-382-1138.Model railroaders gather Sept. 4 The Citrus Model Railroad Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the Robinson Horticulture building of the Citrus County Fairgrounds. The theme for the evening will be a members show and tell, where they can share their favorite aspects of the model railroad hobby. It can include kits, locomotives, cars, buildings, photos, books, how-tos, stories, etc. Public is welcome. For information, call Bob Penrod at 352-797-6315. Embroiderers to get together The Sandhill Crane Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Groups of members will be taking classes, but open stitching for others will occur until 2 p.m. Bring a lunch and enjoy the day. Membership is open to anyone who is interested in stitching from the most experienced to those who would like to learn to stitch. Mentors available. For membership information, call 352-621-6680. Choir resumes rehearsals todayThe Citrus Community Concert Choir will resume rehearsals at 7 p.m. today, Sept. 4, in the Fellowship Hall of Faith Lutheran Church, 935 Crystal Glen Drive, Lecanto, for the 2012 holiday season concerts. New singers are always welcome and should arrive at 6:30 for a brief audition. This years performances will include Corellis Christmas Cantata, a wonderful selection of most-loved Christmas carols, and some familiar songs of the season. For more information, visit the choirs website: www. citruschoir.com.Calling all artists to compete Artists are invited to submit up to two works for competition in the inaugural Members Exhibition at the Art Center of Citrus County. Best of Show, first, second, third places and honorable mentions in four categories will be awarded at an artists reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in the main gallery at the Art Center, on County Road 486, 2466 N. Annapolis Ave in Citrus Hills. Categories to enter are painting, (oil, acrylic, watercolor); graphics (pencils, pastels, scratch, pen/ink); mixed media (collage, wall hangings, found objects); and photography (black/white and color). Jurors are artist Su Duda and photographer Brian LaPeter. For a prospectus, call 352400-4466. The Art Center will receive works between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Wednesday, Sept. 5. Membership is $30 annually; artists may join in order to be eligible to participate in all exhibitions. Special to the ChronicleCaring for an individual with a developmental disability (DD) will always present its own unique challenges, but most families, teachers and other caregivers can agree that behavioral problems cause more concern and stress than almost any other disabling condition. For those of us caring for DD individuals, the behavioral problems often come in addition to an intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, or any combination thereof. Judy Brinkley, former area behavior analyst for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities and current training specialist for the Key Training Center, will speak about behavior issues as experienced by persons with developmental disabilities at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center (CCLEC), at the Key Training Center. The presentation is open to the public. An additional meeting will be scheduled for parents with individual concerns or questions. The CCLEC is at 5521 Buster Whitton Way, on the Lecanto campus of the Key Training Center. For more information, call Stephanie Hopper at 352-344-0288. September Spotlight of Events Beginning this month, all Crystal River Coastal Region Friends of the Library board meetings will be open to the public at 10 a.m. the second Thursday monthly in the Community Room of the library. The College of Central Florida will begin enrolling its free Student Leadership Development series Thursday, Sept. 6, to all CF and high school students from Citrus, Levy and Marion counties. Call 352-249-1207 to enroll. Dr. John Hosner, DDS, will host a free Dental Day Friday, Sept. 7, at 118 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Call 352-795-3131. The Citrus County Unit of Parliamentarians meets at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the Whispering Pines Park Recreational Building in Inverness. Call Bob at 352-3822631. The Chorus of Beverly Hills will resume rehearsals at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in the sanctuary of Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. Call Volena at 352-746-5680. The Encore Ensemble Dinner Theater will present The Curse of the Hopeless Diamond Friday through Sunday, Sept. 7-9, at the Central Florida Central Ridge Community Center in Beverly Hills. Call 352-212-5417 for reservations. The Kiwanis/Key Training Center Bowling League starts Saturday, Sept. 8, at Manatee Lanes in Crystal River. It is a 16-week league. Call John and Mary at 352-382-9202. The Citrus County Veterans Four Person Scramble is at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. You do not need to be a vet to play. Call 352-527-5915 to register. A Steak and Polo Night to benefit Kids Central will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Grand Oaks Resort, 300 Marion County Road, Weirsdale. Call 352-750-5500 for reservations. The Crystal River Kings Bay Lions Club invites prospective members to its dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Oysters Restaurant in Crystal River. Call Janice at 352-795-5816 for reservations. The Crystal River Christian Womens Club will resume its monthly luncheons at noon Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center on the Key Training Center campus. Call Ginny at 352-746-7616 for reservations. The Alpha Course begins with a free dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church. Call 352-0052 to register. The Citrus County Chamber of Commerce and the Citrus County Economic Development Council will sponsor a golf tournament to celebrate Industry Appreciation Month with lunch at 11:30 a.m. and golf at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Skyview Country Club. Call David at 352-513-4009 to participate. The Citrus 20/20 Water Jeopardy in tribute to Gary Maidhof is at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the College of Central Florida with dinner at 7 p.m. Call 352-201-0149 for tickets. The Citrus County Adopt-A-Shore Clean-up begins at sunrise Saturday, Sept. 15, sponsored by the Citrus County Aquatics Service Division and the Ocean Conservancy. Call 352-5277620 to participate. The Orchid Lovers Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Partners Club, 11735 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Call Linda at 352-5973736. The Florida Artists Gallery will host a Starving Artists Sale from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the historic Knight House in Floral City. Call Ann at 352-344-9300. The Womens Health and Fitness Expo is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River. Call 795-3149. Nature Coast Community Band concerts are 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Citrus Springs Community Center and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at First United Methodist Church in Inverness. Free admission. The Dunnellon Concert Singers will be in concert with A Tribute to the Sixties and Broadway and Ballads at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, 2540 W. Norvell Bryant Highway, Lecanto. Call Mary at 352-2700061. The Citrus County Library Systems Fall Book Sale is Friday through Tuesday, Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, at the Citrus County Auditorium in Inverness. Call 352-746-1334. The Citrus County Spanish American Club will present a Musica Del Trio/Frank Torrales soloist dinner at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Knights of Columbus hall on Norvell Bryant Highway in Lecanto. Call Benny Cruz at 352-746-3599 for dinner reservations. The annual Deputy Dogs Fundraising Dinner is Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Plantation on Crystal River. For tickets, visit www.deputydogs.org. To be included in the October Spotlight of Events, call me at 352-795-3006 or write to me at P .O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423-0803 by Sept. 15. Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P .O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Ruth Levins AROUND THE COMMUNITY Get ready for busy season to kick in Meeting challenges Behavior analyst to speak at Key Training Center; all welcome Outfitting parish center The St. Scholastica Knights of Columbus Council 14485, donated $3,000 to purchase chairs for the Fr. James Hoge Parish Center that recently opened in July. Accepting the check is Fr. Michael Smith, pastor of the church and chaplain of the council. Additionally, the council had purchased $3,000 in tables with carriers that were also donated to the new center. Dana Rossignol, grand knight for the council, said he was pleased the council was able to help. Special to the Chronicle Special to the ChronicleThe Wings Grief Support Team of Hospice of Citrus County will present Renewal: A Memorial Service of Hope and Healing to Remember Those We Love at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Beverly Hills Community Church, 82 Civic Circle. Renewal: A Memorial Service of Hope and Healing to Remember Those We Love provides comfort and peace, hope and healing, while honoring the lives of loved ones who have died. This interactive, nondenominational service has been uniquely written by the Wings Grief Support Team counselors. Bring a photo for the memorial display (photos will be returned). Refreshments will follow in the fellowship hall at the conclusion of the symbolic release of doves. The service is offered at no cost and is open to anyone who is experiencing grief. The Wings Grief Support Team at Hospice of Citrus County provides grief support services to those who have experienced the death of a loved one. For more information, call 352-527-2020. Hospice to have memorial service


C6 T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE E NTERTAINMENT P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Paul Lynde, an actor and comedian who died in 1982, said, My table seats eight, so thats my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, my house doesnt get wrecked that way. When you play in a pair event scored by matchpoints, you should play for the maximum number of tricks, assuming the probability is in your favor. Do not take crazy chances; just play sensibly. This deal was played four times in a duplicate. The contracts were four spades, five spades and six spades (twice). One declarer in six spades went down two, the two in game won 11 tricks, and one South in slam got home. How should South play in spades after West starts with the heart king and another heart? North has an awkward opening bid. It is strong enough for two clubs, but the likely start of two clubs two diamonds three diamonds risks consuming too much space. And if that had happened, what would South have bid next? In theory, three spades would show at least a five-card suit. So North opens one diamond, hoping to get past this round. Then, when South responds one spade, North has another problem. But since he has only three losers, it is hard to criticize his use of Blackwood. To find the right road to 12 tricks, count winners. Here, South must take three spades, four diamonds, two clubs, two heart ruffs on the board and a diamond ruff in hand. Declarer ruffs at trick two, cashes the diamond ace, ruffs a diamond, ruffs a heart, draws trumps, and claims. 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When we found the rest of the family, they were having a drinkfest right in front of our 14-year-old daughter and 12year-old son. Not only that, but they were buying alcohol for the niece and her boyfriend, both of whom are under 21. From the looks of the empties on the table, this had been going on for the entire two hours. Most of them were drunk. Mind you, my husband was taking part, as well, which infuriated me. But I was even angrier with my mother-in-law, because I feel that women should be protectors of their children and grandchildren, instead of enablers. My mother-in-law even made a point to tell our daughters that the niece had been living with her boyfriend for more than a year, which seemed to put her stamp of approval on the arrangement. My kids didnt know this, nor did they need to. They dont live near their cousin. My mother-inlaw is well aware of the values we teach, but if I say anything, she says Im judging her and being disrespectful. We spent very little time with the family for the rest of the trip because they wanted to party and we wanted a more wholesome environment. How do we handle this type of situation when it comes up again? Kids First Dear Kids: Please understand that you cannot control what other people do, only how you respond. You also cannot control every environment, so use these situations as learning experiences. Talk to your kids calmly about whats going on and how you feel about it. Dont vilify your in-laws, but be prepared for their continued inappropriate behavior. Your kids undoubtedly will encounter other such situations when you are not around, and the hope is that they will remember the good judgment and values you have taught them. And please stop blaming your mother-in-law. Your husband should have been the protector of his own children. Dear Annie: My wifes uncle had a laryngectomy a few years ago. He now breathes through the stoma in his throat and also discharges phlegm through it. He doesnt cover the opening with mesh. I hate to sound uncaring, but he constantly coughs into a tissue that he then lays on our countertops, dining room table or wherever else. This is not only unsanitary, but gross. When he leaves, we have to use antibacterial wipes on everything he touched. If we were to say anything to him about this, he would be upset and probably not speak to us again. We are running out of excuses to avoid his visits and hope he reads your column and makes the connection. Germ Concerned Dear Germ: Someone who uses a tissue to expel anything should not leave it around, especially on a surface where food is served or where others have to dispose of it. This is simple courtesy. The next time your uncle visits, discreetly place a small wastebasket near him for his convenience. Dear Annie : This is in response to Disappointed in Ohio, whose girls group was resentful when one of the women began to bring along her new husband. I once belonged to such a group of retired women, which we named the Silver Belles. The time came when the husbands also retired, and sometimes, one of us would ask to bring our husband along. Instead of resenting it, we welcomed them and began to call our group the Silver Belles and Beaus. Chatsworth, Calif. Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.Or visit, www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge (Answers tomorrow) SHIFTEXACTGENTLYFORGOT Yesterdays Jumbles: Answer: The male retriever thought that the female retriever was FETCHING 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. MOROT USISE KNYSIN ACTPUE Tribune Media Services, Inc. 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C OMICSC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 C7 Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 The Possession (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:50 p.m. Lawless (R) ID required. 1:10 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Hit and Run (R) ID required. 1:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:40 p.m. The Expendables 2 (R) ID required. 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Hope Springs (PG-13) 1:20 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:20 p.m. Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 The Possession (PG-13) 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Lawless (R) ID required. 1:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:40 p.m. Premium Rush (PG-13) 1:45 p.m., 4:45., 7:45 p.m. Hit and Run (R) ID required. 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. The Expendables 2 (R) ID required. 1:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 7:50 p.m. The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Hope Springs (PG-13) 1:25 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:25 p.m. Obamas America (PG-13) 1:10 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Visit www.chronicleonline.com for area movie listings and entertainment information. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times subject to change; call ahead. Todays MOVIES W JCTL BSTL XHCXMH LC PTCB BYSL WZ SDLKSMMN MWPH. WLG TCL RCCJ OCV ST SDLCV. ASDP TWDYCMGCT Previous Solution: Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. Cause thats all that matters in the end. Kris Kristofferson (c) 2012 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 9-4 Pickles WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Contemp. WXOF-FM 96.3 Adult Mix WEKJ FM 96.7, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s, s, s WRZN-AM 720 Adult Standards Local RADIO


weeks to become immune to the disease. The vaccine has been updated for this season and protects you from three flu viruses: the H3N2 virus, influenza B virus and an H1N1 virus. Flu shots are now available Monday through Friday, (except holidays), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nature Coast EMS administration office on Homosassa Trail at Country Hill Drive in Lecanto. We also have several flu shot clinics scheduled around the county during the month of September: 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Senior Center at Marina Del Ray Apartments in Beverly Hills; 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 13 at East Citrus Community Center in Inverness; 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Central Citrus Community Center in Beverly Hills; 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 17 at Inverness Community Center; 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 21 at Annie Johnson Senior Center in Dunnellon; and 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 24 at the West Citrus Community Center in Homosassa. If you would like to schedule a flu shot clinic for your organization, call 352249-4700. Speaking of staying in good health, there is an exciting event on the horizon: the annual Womens Health and Fitness Fair, presented by the Business Womens Alliance. This wonderful event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River. Area businesses and medical professionals will be on hand providing various screenings, demonstrations, a spa zone, free giveaways and more! Nature Coast EMS will provide free blood pressure and oxygen level checks, plus our new professional emergency first aid kits will be available to buy. Our booth will be at the entrance to this wonderful event and we invite you stop by and register to win one of our professional first aid kits! Once last thing: Nature Coast EMS will celebrate 12 years on Oct. 1. We have certainly come a long way since 2000. We started with seven ambulances, two paramedic response vehicles and 50 team members. We now have 16 ambulances, five paramedic response units, 100 team members, and nine stations covering more than 500 square miles and more than 141,000 residents in Citrus County, plus visitors. We have strong and cohesive emergency responder relationships with Dunnellon P .D., the U.S. Coast Guard, Bayflite, Aeromed, U.S. Navy, Citrus County Sheriffs Office and Fire Rescue. Nature Coast EMS also has good relationships with Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, Citrus Memorial Health System, Oak Hill Hospital, Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point, Shands at Gainesville, Tampa General and Marion County Hospital. Nature Coast EMS is your emergency medical service provider in Citrus County, and you should be proud our team members have knowledge, expertise, medical proficiency, a rescue swimmers team, etc., and they risk their lives every day providing you (Citrus County) with the absolute highest quality pre-hospital medicine available. I know I am. As always, be safe, take care and stay well! Katie Lucas is the public information officer at Nature Coast EMS. She can be reached at 352-249-4730 or katie.lucas@ naturecoastems.org. Nature Coast EMS is an accredited nonprofit established in 2000 to provide emergency medical services to Citrus County. Watch Every Minute Counts hosted by Mike Hall, CEO, Nature Coast EMS on WYKE TV at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Wednesdays. C8 T UESDAY, S EPTEMBER 4, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE H EALTH& L IFE Fax: (352) 563-5665 l Toll Free: (888) 852-2340 l Email: classifieds@chronicleonline.com l website: www.chronicleon line.com To place an ad, call563-5966 Chronicle Classifieds Classifieds In Print and Online All The Time699186 000CFNG 000CFNO Medical DIRECTOR OF NURSINGBarrington Place, part of Emeritus Sr. Living, a dynamic, rapidly expanding company committed to providing quality care for seniors, is seeking a motivated, self-directed individual to coordinate resident care activity including resident assessments, medication management & overall resident satisfaction & staffing. Must a team player. Requires strong leadership & technical ability, a documented history of working with the elderly, the ability to problem solve & implement resident focused systems, experience in an assisted living, nursing home and a thorough understanding of state requirements. LPN a must. We provide comprehensive benefits, including competitive pay, medical, dental, vision & 401(k) plans and paid vacation, holiday & sick time. Interested candidates please forward a resume to: Barrington Place Fax: (352) 746-4166 EOE The Start of Something Wonderful Announcements missionincitrus.com Citrus Countys Only Emergency Homeless & Veterans Shelters Now 80-100 a night includes 18 children EMERGENCY FUNDS & Other needs are needed at this time. 352-794-3825 Domestic Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details 352-563-5966 Lost YORKIE Missing from Buckskin Dr. Pine Ridge. Black and Tan. Family Devastated Reward $200 No questions (352) 527-7980 Found Found Mini Pincher 8/29 on 488. Please call 352-302-4324 Gray and white striped young cat, green eyes and no tale, possibly a manx cat, found in the vicinity of Squirrel Place, Floral City. (352) 726-1059 Quaker Parrot Found near Forest & Stage Coach Citrus County Animal Services (352) 746-8400 Tri colored, tan, black and white, Male Walker. found in the area of Page and Keepsake in Hernando. (352) 201-5124 Free Offers 3 Netherlands Dwarf Rabbits Mostly Black w/ some white (352) 341-0351 FREE KITTENS Just Weaned People Friendly 2 Tigers & Gray 352-257-1794 FREE MIXED PUPPIES Husky & Grate danE to Loving Home 3 months old (352) 476-6811 HOT TUB 4 person, with lounger bought with house do not want You haul In crystal river (386) 882-8867 LeBRAfor 2003 Toyota Camry Solara. Excellent condition. 352-287-3119 MOBILE HOME 1979 14X60 SW 2BR/2BA 352-621-0437 9AM-9PM Two Cabbage Palms Free for removal (352) 746-2842 Lost Lost-Brown wire-rim, oval lens youth prescription eyeglasses on 8/30 at Lecanto Community Park near high school746-4431 LOST JACK Russell Male, 8 months old blue collar Name Ozzie Dawson St. Inverness (352) 419-4749 Lost Part Persian Light Orange Cat. Lost in Blue Cove area of Dunellon. Family new to Blue Cove. Cat declawed all the way around (352) 445-5495 Chronicle Connection Older gentleman looking for single lady 50-60 short & thin, NS, SD, no pets. For dinner and dancing, motorcycle rides, LTR. Send Picture and something about you to: Blind Box 1799 Citrus County Chronicle 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429 Free Services $$ TOP DOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks. $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ $$ CASH PAID $$for junk vehicles. 352-634-5389 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 FREE REMOVAL Washers/Dryers/ W/H Riding Mowers, Scrap Metals, TV ant 270-4087 Free Offers Black Lab Mix Male, neutered, 8 yrs, Free to good home Needs lots of room. Loving, needs love in return (352) 344-4763 Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details 352-563-5966 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschronicle news as it happens right at your finger tips Chronicle Connection LUCAS Continued from Page C1 instructions for Spanishspeakers. That means she doesnt have to wait for a hospital translator to arrive, and she thinks it makes patient care safer. She says those who call doctors with outside interests less committed have a fairly limited world view. We need doctors who just practice medicine, but we also need these other doctors who can improve medical care on the larger scale. It is also better to have those taking care of you to take care of themselves and their families, so I would argue that it is a healthier ... and in some ways, more balanced workforce that is emerging, Wen said. Dr. Darrell Kirch, president of the Association of American Medical Colleges, thinks these new doctors have a broader view of medicine and life than their predecessors, and calls that a positive trend. I see no evidence that indicates that their ethical commitment is any weaker, that they care any less for patients, he said. When Kirch graduated from medical school 35 years ago, he envisioned starting a small solo practice, like many of his peers. A mentor steered him into research and work at an academic medical center. But that was not the norm. A typical model was of a male physician who plunged into medicine and was supported in doing that by a totally supportive spouse or partner who often gave up any work aspirations of their own, he said. Newer doctors often have working partners and both share responsibility for raising children or caring for elderly parents, he noted. Consider some statistics: When Kirch graduated in 1977, only about 20 percent of medical school graduates were women; now nearly half are. One in five male doctors and 44 percent of female doctors employed by medical groups worked parttime last year, according to an American Medical Group Association survey. That compares with just 7 percent and 29 percent respectively in 2005. New doctors in their first year of medical residency training can no longer work 24-hour shifts. Since last year, theyve been limited to 16-hour shifts. Stricter limits began in 2003, cutting residents maximum weekly hours to 80, to improve grueling schedules and reduce medical mistakes. A 2011 survey of finalyear medical residents conducted by national physician recruitment firm Merritt Hawkins found only 1 percent wanted to work as solo practitioners, running their own small medical offices. Rising numbers of medical school graduates are seeking training programs in high-paying specialties offering flexible hours; emergency medicine and anesthesiology saw some of the biggest increases in this years medical resident match program. Those two specialties are popular among young doctors, who on average face more than $150,000 in medical school debt. The others are radiology, ophthalmology and dermatology, all offering better pay and work hours than primary-care medicine. Also rising in popularity are hospitalists, a specialty that didnt even exist a generation ago. For decades, internists and other primary-care doctors have typically provided part-time care for their patients when they were hospitalized. Increasingly, hospitalists have taken over those duties full time. They often work several 12-hour shifts in a row, with an equal number of days off the so-called seven on-seven off model. Dr. John Schumann runs the internal medicine residency program at OU-Tulsa; among the 14 young doctors who finished the program last year, nine became hospitalists, Schumann said. Nasiri, the tech-loving resident, is also considering hospitalist work. Hes getting married in November and says the long stretches of time off would be more family-friendly and allow him to pursue hobbies, including snowboarding. He views technology as improving efficiency so that spending less time doesnt necessarily mean less dedication or worse patient care. More experience with years doesnt necessarily mean better doctors if the older generation isnt keeping up with newer treatment modalities and approaches to patient care. Kirch, of the medical college association, agrees. When he visits campuses and asks students how they differ from his generation, they almost always point to the readiness with which they embrace technology. Hes noticed another trend on those visits. Schools used to show off vast medical libraries, taking pride in how many volumes were sitting on the shelves, Kirch said. Now, less is more. At one of the newest medical schools, the University of Central Florida in Orlando, they point with pride to one small room near the entrance, and in that room they hold the books and journals that cannot be accessed online. Their goal, Kirch said, is for that room to be empty. DOCTORS Continued from Page C1 cancer deaths. For people who do not smoke, exercise is one of the most important modifiable risk factors to prevent cancer. There are many different reasons why exercise reduces the risk of cancer. It includes reduction in circulating levels of insulin, hormones and other growth factors, improved immune function, etc. It does not matter what type of exercise one likes. Examples include walking, jogging, cycling, yard work, tennis, swimming, etc. You need to pick the exercise you enjoy and can do regularly. It is not important which exercise you like but it is important that you exercise regularly. Try to do it at least five days a week for 30 to 60 minutes a day. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and | oncologist. He is volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email sgandhi@tampabay.rr.com or call 352-746-0707. GANDHI Continued from Page C1 Physician extenders, as they are commonly called, provide helpful relief for doctors. You may be surprised to find out that when you went to a walk-in clinic, emergency room or even your primary care doctors office, there was an individual who interviewed, examined and treated you who might have had the initials P .A. or N.P behind their name, which designates physicians assistant or nurse practitioner. Both physicians and physician extenders do their best to provide care in the burgeoning health care situation, and physician extenders help in all aspects of health care delivery, including examination, decision-making, delivery of care and even in the operating suite, assisting surgeons in procedures. So, if you see somebody who has some unusual letters after their name, do not be afraid to ask what type of health care provider they are. Most of us are doing our best to provide quality health care for everyone. Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit CrystalCommunity ENT.com. GRILLO Continued from Page C1


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Changing Decor -SMW (352) 382-7274 4 Drawer Chest, solid oak $40. obo Dinette Set, Table with 4 chairs $30 obo (352) 503-2550 5 PIECE BEDROOM SET Queen Size $800 OBO 4 PIECE LIVING ROOM SETSECTIONAL$300 OBO (352)201-4725 AMERICAN MADE MAUVE WINGBACK CHAIR $60.00 OBO 352-527-1399 ANTIQUE DESK Kidney shaped mahogany solid wood $300. CHERRYWOOD day bed w/ trundle no mattress $200 (352) 613-5009 Beige Leather Recliner, like new, no smoke no pets $150. 2 Drawer Wood Night Stand $20. (740) 610-8076 Cell COMFORTS OF HOME USED FURN www com fort sofhomeused furniture.com, 795-0121 ENTERTAINMENTCTR Real wood, ch stain, glass door, holds 27non-hd tv + more. Beautiful $95 746-7232 Four drawer chest $40.00 WoodTable-5x 3.5 $25.00 352-860-1578 Futton with extra cover & pillows Excel. cond. $250. obo (352) 746-1316 High End Used Fur nitur e SECOND TIME AROUND RESALES 270-8803 2165 N. Lecanto Hwy. Lazy Boy Loveseat $125. 2 Custom Valances $75. Changing Decor -SMW (352) 382-7274 Love Seat & 2 Swivel Rockers $100 Queen Bed, 2 night stands. $125 Riverhaven (352) 621-3270 Love Seat, upscale, flower material excel cond. $150 (352) 628-2870 MATTRESS SETSBeautiful Factory Seconds Twin $99.95, Full $129.95 Qn. $159.95, Kg. $249.95 352-621-4500 Preowned Mattress Sets fromTwin $30; Full $40.Qn $50; Kg $75. 352-628-0808 RECLINER Dk brown vinyl,very little use $100.00 352-860-1578 Silk Flowers, vases, supplies $75. Misc. Decor. Items $125. Changing Decor -SMW (352) 382-7274 Appliances Magic Chef Fridge with ice maker $65 352-302-4057 REFRIGERATOR, 4 cu. ft., black, $60. 352-527-6732. SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR washers dryers,FREE pick up 352-564-8179 WASHER OR DRYER $135.00 Each. Reliable, Clean, Like New, Excellent Condition. Can Deliver. 352 263-7398 WASHER/DRYER washer/dryer, white, working condition, can deliver in Inverness, $200.00 352-212-5286 Office Furniture Computer Desk w/ Hutch and chair $65. (352) 628-5428 Tools MITER BOX Rockwell Electric 9 Miter Box. $65. Firm (352) 419-4108 TVs/Stereos MAGNAVOX 36 TV with LARGE MATCHING STAND, used very little, excellent condition, $95, (352) 465-1813 Building Supplies WINDOWS (5) New, Never installed, Single hung w/ screens 31x53 aluminum $185 (352) 527-2292 Computers/ Video DELL P4 Desktop w/ monitor -XP office $75 COMPAQ P4, XP w/ monitor $90 228-0568, 628-6806 DIESTLER COMPUTER New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 Machinery TRACTOR 2005AG King ModelAK22-40, 4X4 Diesel engine, bucket and box blade. $8000 (727) 215-4938 Outdoor Furniture PA TIO FURNITURE PVC beige 7pc set-table, 4 chairs, rocker, lamp & cushions $175 Call 352-344-3112 Furniture 1 Rattan Glass top Coffee Table. & 2 square matching end tables Ecel cond. $200 352-419-5363 Collectibles Elvis Collection $100 I Love Lucy Plates $100 (352) 726-5584 Elvis, 3 stooges, McDonalds org. 15th Anniversay B-Day Cake display, complete, Lundby Doll House w/ furn., Lucy Plates. ETC. MOVING MUST SELL (352) 726-5584 McDonalds org. 15th Anniversay B-Day Cake Display, complete $100 Lundby Doll House w/ furnishing, $100 (352) 726-5584 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details 352-563-5966 Appliances CHAR-BROILGRILL Two burner NoTank $50.00 Older Model 352-601-7816 DRYER Whirlpool Dryer, excellent condition. $135.00 352-270-3772 or 352-464-1591 MICROWAVE 1000W, 1.1 CU. FT., NEW CONDITION ,$50, 352-527-6732. Refrigerator 22 cu ft., almond, side by side, ice & water, 6 months old $600. (352) 586-6746 REFRIGERATOR 4 CU. FT; 1.3 CU. FT FREEZER 1 YR. OLD, $100. 352-527-6732 Trades/ Skills CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATORPart time to start.You will need experience in Commercial Concrete and Masonry Estimating. Must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of Excel. Email resume to: wavecrestmasonry@ embarqmail.com DRIVER OverThe Road Flatbed, 2 Yrs Exp, 3-5 wks gone. Class ACDL (334) 864-7456 General Help Building maintenance /custodian Needed. P/T reliable transportation, experience preferred. Send resume to P.O. Box 1630 Lecanto, Florida. 34460 or Call (352) 621-5532 SINGLE COPY ROUTES AVAILABLE.This is a great opportunity to own your own business. Unlimited potential for the right person to manage a route of newspaper racks and stores. Email:kstewart@ chr onicleonline.com or come to 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. and fill out an application Telemarketing MgrAC Company Must be exp. Please respond ASAPif you have what it takes. Base pay + bonus Call John 727-858-0375 Schools/ Instruction Massage Therapy W eekend Class OCT. 20, 2012 SAT. 9-5, SUN. 9-5HA VE A NEW CAREER IN 37 WEEKS BENES International School of Beauty New Port Richey Campus 1-866-724-2363 www.isbschool.com Medical CNA PREP COURSE AM & PM CLASSES getyour cna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) RESEARCH COORDINATOR/RNSeeking Detail Oriented, computer literate RN for Busy Clinical Research Office Send Resume to: Citrus Co. Chronicle Blind Box 1800P 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River Fl. 34429 Professional ATTENTION NATIONAL RECRUITING EFFORTLooking for Representatives to Assist Medicare Recipients in Enrolling For Medicare Part D, Medicare Advantage Programs & Medicare Supplements You will be seated in Local pharmacies to Assist in these local Programs. Make Upwards of $30. per hr. No exp. Necessary Will train. Fax Resume; 352-726-6813 or Call 352-726-7722 Sales Help Nick Nicholas Ford Lincoln In Crystal RiverSALES Good Benefits, 401K, & Medical Plans. Retail sales exp. helpful, will train. Were looking for a long term relationship. Apply in person Mon.-Sat. 9-5. 2440 US. 19 Crystal River, Florida. Just North Of The Mall. Drug Free Workplace Telemarketing MgrAC Company Must be exp. Please respond ASAPif you have what it takes. Base pay + bonus Call John 727-858-0375 Trades/ Skills A/C Equipment Installer & Duct Mechanic Must have valid drivers license. Min. 3 yrs. Exp. Pay based upon exp. $11-$15 per hr. Apply in Person ONL Y H.E. Smith Co. 1895 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy, Lecanto Medical ARNPWANTEDFriendly Pediatric office in Crystal River. 20 hours per week. Send resume to: medofficehrdept @tampabay.rr.com Dental/Surgical Assistant For High Quality Oral Surgery Office. Springhill/Lecanto Experience a must. Email Resume To: maryamoli@ yahoo.com F/T Medical Insurance Biller Experience required, Benefits. Send Resume to: Blind Box 1795M. Citrus Co. Chronicle 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal RIver, Florida, 34429 Full Time Lab TechnologistFor physicians office with benefits and competitive salary Send Resume to: Blind Box 1786M. Citrus Co. Chronicle 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal RIver, Florida 34429 Granny Nannies CNAS & HHAS, Needed Immediately. Must be Certified. (352) 794-3811 NEEDED Experienced, Caring & Dependable CNAs/HHAsHourly & Live-in,flex schedule offered LOVING CARE (352) 860-0885 OPTOMETRIC TECH NW citrus. 30-38 hrs/wk. Medical exp. required. Fax resume to 866-897-0245. 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(352) 344-4670 Sport/Utility Vehicles CHEVY Blazer LT, Power Window,AC, Nice, $2,300 obo (352) 860-0420 HONDACRV, 117K, great gas savor, full pwr, extraclean $5,200 o (352) 257-4251 c (352) 794-6069 PONTIAC Aztek, 159 K, Black, cold A/C, sunroof, upgraded rims & tires, V6 $2,800 obo 464-2643 Vans FORD 1996, E250 95K org. mi., new tune up, new feul pump, roof rack & fact. shelving, Ice cold air $2,800 (352) 726-2907 ATVs KAWASAKI 4 X 4, 300, Runs good, 2 new rear tires, cammo seat, gun racks, Lots of new parts $725 (352) 344-4670 Motorcycles Harley Davidson 2 000 Fat Boy custom 88 ex cond, garage kept. new windshld/sadbags $9875 214-9800 HARLEY DAVIDSON2000, Custom built, 20K miles, $800. worth of added lights & chrome Tom (920) 224-2513 Harley Davidson 2003Anniv edition Fat Boy 12k mi, Vance & Hines exhaust, windshield & bags. Beautiful $10,500 (352) 586-0510 VIRAGO 700CC, showroom cond. driven monthly 1,128 miles, $2,800 (352) 465-9015 Boats 2 Wave Runners2 seat & 3 seater w/Trailers. Large ChildsATV $950 for All Three All need a little work 727-207-1619 Crys. Riv. FISHING BOAT 12 fTaluminum w/trailer 15HPmotor (low hours) Exc Cond $1000 firm (352) 726-8524 GULF TO LAKE MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats (352)527-0555 boatsupercenter.com SWEETWATER20ft. 50HPevinrude, galvanized trailer, $3500 (352) 613-2333 Recreation Vehicles JAMBOREE Jamboree 30 ft class C Motor home. Excellent Cond. Ford V10 20K miles, NADA38,000 asking 29,750. No slides. 746-9002 Campers/ Travel Trailers KEYSTONE SPRINTER TT 2004, 31ft, sleeps up to eight. Pullable w/ 1500. New awing, $10,500 352-214-9800 KZ Sportsman 2011, Hybrid, 19ft, sleeps 6, air & bath $8,500 (352) 249-6098 Vehicles Wanted $$ TOP DOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks. $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot LARRYSAUTO SALES, Hwy 19... 352 564-8333 CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS Any Condition Up to $500., Free Towing 352-445-3909 LIQUIDA TION BIG SALE! Consignment USA consignmentusa.or g WE DO IT ALL! BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV US 19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments Financing For ALL 461-4518 & 795-4440 WE BUY ANY VEHICLE Perfect Cond. or Not Titled,No title, No problem. Paying up to $25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 237-1892 Cars CHEVROLET 1999 Corvette coupe. White with both tops. 33000 miles,titanium exhaust system,goodyear run flat tires,heads-up display,6-speed manual,leather seats, memory key. Garage kept in pristine condition.Asking $21,000 call 1-352-503-6548 FORD Thunderbird conv. w/ hardtop 35K mi. excel. cond. $17,500 (352) 564-6833 LEXUS ES 330 131k miles 1 owner $11,900 (352) 212-6179 luckylorra@aol.com LEXUS SC300, 150K miles, 1 owner, $5,400 (352) 212-6179 luckylorra@aol.com LIQUIDA TION BIG SALE! Consignment USA consignmentusa.or g WE DO IT ALL! BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV US 19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments Financing For ALL 461-4518 & 795-4440 MAZDA Miata Conv. GL, dark green, tan, leather, 100K miles, boise radio, PW, PL, showroom cond. $8,500 Must See 352-527-7867 PONTIAC G6 V6 Engine 70,000 miles very good cond. $8,400. (352) 601-0276 Citrus County Homes CITRUS COUNTYLake front, spacious 3/2/2, $800. Rent or Sale (908) 322-6529 Tony PauelsenRealtor 352-303-0619 Buy or Sell Ill Represent YOUERA American Realty Levy County Homes YANKEETOWN 2BR,2BA.OFFICE, 1040 SQ.FT.,EXTRA LOT,VERYPRIVATE, NO GARAGE,SOLD AS IS,NO REALTORS, $75,000.CALL (352)513-5001 Waterfront Homes FREE foreclosure and short sale lists Office Open 7 Days a Week Lisa VanDeboe Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com Vacant Property 06261 W OAKLAWN HOMOSASSA, FL 2.5ACRES VACANT $35,000/BESTOFFER WILLINGTOTRADE. CALLTODAY! 786-298-7825 CABIN ON 40 ACRES Hunting recreational in Gulf Hammock Mgt.. Area, well, pond,ATV trails Price Reduced 352-634-4745 Citrus County Land 2.5 ACRES, Crystal Hills Mini Farms 486 to N. Anthony Ave. Left on E. Jinnita St. 3rd Lot on Rt $25,500. (727) 439-9106 ACRE LOT with well, septic and power pole, impact fee credit, high and dry, trees, $11,500 obo (352) 795-3710 Boat Accessories Ten Pontoon Boat Seat End Arm Rests, w/ storage & cup holder $15ea all for $100 (352) 628-5222 Boats BASS TRACKER 15 ft, Jon Boat 25HP Merc. Mtr., elect. start mtr. guide trolling mtr. new tires on trlr. new spare tire, life jacket & cooler incl.d $1,500 (352) 344-4670 CONCEPT 1997, 22ft, 6 In. CC 225HP, EFI Merc., SS Prop. Alum. Tan. Ax. trlr. cust. Interior, & cover new gauges, dual batteries, all safety equip. life jackets & anker, $10,900 (352) 795-4674 Inverness Homes HIGHLANDS Lrg. 2/2-4 car garage pool, game room, mud room, on triple lot fenced. price to sell $65,500(352) 564-4598 REDUCED! 2/1/1 with den, Fireplace, block home, near Croft, $44,900. (352) 344-4192 Crystal River Homes Crystal RiverSpacious DW Moduler on corner lot with 4 bedrooms. 5th room could be an office or sitting room. 3 full baths. Screened in solar heated in ground pool & Jacuzzi. 2 car garage, sprinkler system fireplace in FR, alarm system, central vac system, lots of kitchen cabinets, double oven, ceramic tile & carpet throughout. All on a landscaped yard-a must see! $185,000. 352-220-6187 or 609-290-4335 Homosassa Homes HOMOSASSA 3/1/1 Nice, Clean Rent to Own $675. mo. 813-335-5277 Homosassa Springs Homes Homosassa Springs 4/2 $62,000. (305) 619-0282, Cell Sugarmill Woods 3/2/2 with Fireplace, New A/C & New Roof $118, 000 PRINCIPLES ONLY 352-726-7543 Buying or Selling REAL ESTATE,Let Me Work For You!BETTY HUNT, REALTOR ERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139 hunt4houses68 @yahoo.com www.bettyhunts homes.com. SMW 2/2/2 W/ Den and Fireplace, Many Updates Sale/Lease/Trade $99,000 (863) 414-7169 Citrus County Homes Phyllis Strickland Realtor Best Time To Buy! I have Owner Financing and Foreclosures TROPIC SHORES REALTY. (352) 613-3503 Gail Stearns Realtor Tropic Shores Realty (352) 422-4298 Low overhead = Low Commissions Waterfront, Foreclosures Owner financing available MICHELE ROSE Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 Sellers I have SOLD 14 Homes in 7 mos! I need LISTINGS! DEB INFANTINE Realtor (352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERA American Realty Phone:(352) 726-5855 Cell:(352) 302-8046 Fax:(352) 726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com Real Estate For Sale ESTATE SALE: In Nature Coast Landings RV Resort. Large developed site, almost new 5th-wheel with slides, screened gazebo, storage building, and separate gated storage lot. All for $79,500. For more info and pictures, click on www.detailsbyowner.com 352-843-5441 Specializing in Acreage Farms/Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 344-8018 RCOUCH.com Commercial Real Estate For Sale By ABSOLUTE AUCTION 1,800 SF, 4BR/2BA home on .44 acres Zoning: COMMERCIAL (CG) Prime location in historical downtown Crystal River 2 blocks from US HWY 19 Permitted uses include office, medical, restaurant, retail, day care center, school, bed & breakfast, vet office, plus much more! Auction held on site 839 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FLTHUR, SEPT 6 @ 2p OPEN fr om 1 PM sale day Call 352 519 3130 for more info For Details Visit our Website AmericanHeritage Auctioneers.com HOMOSASSA 7311 W Grover Cleveland Blvd. 1 acre, 145 ft Frontage, 300 ft deep, Zoned GNC, Older livable mobile. Will consider owner financing with 20K down. A sking $69,900 (603) 860-6660 Citrus Springs Homes 2/2/2 Located on Culdesac, min. from golf club. All rms open to enclosed pool & lanai New AC, $144,000 owner fin. 15% down terms negotiable (352) 465-2372 HUGE 4/2.5/3 Built in 2006, on oversized corner lot. 649 W. Fortune Lane Citrus Srprings $129.900 Call (561) 262-6884 M0VE IN CONDITION Owner selling 2007 home 3/2/2, Refig, glass top stove, micro, DW, W/D, tiled kitchen & bath floors. Laminated wood floor lvg area. $81,500 718-801-4497 RENT TO OWN!! No Credit Check! 3 Bdrm. 888-257-9136 JADEMISSION.COM Beverly Hills Homes 6090 N Silver Palm Way Charming 3/2/2 pool home in the Oak Ridge community. New roof, gutters, hot water heater, AC, kitchen granite countertops & SS appliances installed in last 3 yrs. Pool re-marcited and newly screened enclosure this year. Call (352) 586-7691 or (352) 897-4164. $159,900 2/1/CPALLNEW: Kitchen, bath, appliances, paint in/out, carpet. 1180 sq ft liv, $36,900. (352) 527-1239 2/2/1, 2150 sf total living area. Big rooms & open floor plan. Below Market Deal. 328 S Monroe St. Beverly Hills $49,900. Call (561) 262-6884 Citrus Hills Homes 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Private 1 Acre, den off of master, w/ bath to die for. MUST SEE! $239,900 (352) 860-0444 Hernando Homes OPEN HOUSE 2/2/2 + Den or 3 BR Lowest Priced Home in Arbor Lakes Sat & Sun. 10a-3p 4695 N. Lake Vista Trl (352) 419-7418 Open House Sat & Sun 10-3 Canterbury Lake Est 3035 Brigadoon Ct 3BR/2BA/2+ Htd Pool Cath Ceiling, upgrades $146K. 352-419-4192 Inverness Homes Inver/Highlands LARGE 1 Fam, 2.8 acres, residential area, fully fenced, 4 BR, 3 BA, pool, own deep well, costly updates 2011. Offered AS IS. $189,900. Call Owner 419-7017. Apartments Unfurnished CRYSTALRIVERSpacious 2/1 ,. lawn water sewr & garb. W/D hk up $475.mo $250 dep No Pets 352-212-9205 352-212-9337 Homosassa 2/1 $500/m 352-465-2985 INVERNESS 1/1 $450 near hosp 352-422-2393 LECANTONice, clean 1 BR, Ceramic tile throughout 352-216-0012/613-6000 Business Locations Industrial Buildings Over 2,000 sf Lg. bay door, showroom + offices. signage on US 19, $56,000 obo, 628-2084 6330+ 6332 S. Tex Pt. Homosassa Condos/Villas For Rent CRYSTAL RIVER1/1 Completely Furn., Pool, boat dock, Wash/ Dry (352) 302-5972 CRYSTAL RIVERFurnished 1/1 w/pool. $775/mo. Very clean, flex terms, new couch, flat scrn, ent cntr, bed & more.Off 19 N of airport. Call 813-240-0408. Efficiencies/ Cottages HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Rent: Houses Furnished FLORAL CITY 2/1 Fully Furn., Elec. & water included, $650. No. Pets (352) 223-8840 (352) 464-3964 Kristi Bortz Let our property mangement team help you with your short or long term rentals. See all our rentals in Citrus Co. www.plantation r entals.com 352-795-0782 or 866-795-0784 Rent: Houses Unfurnished BEVERLY HILLS3/1/Carport, $600 352-464-2514 Cit. Hills/Brentwood2/2/2 backs to golf crse $900/mo 516-991-5747 CRYSTAL RIVER3/1 Near power plant $600 352-563-1033 HOMOSASSA 2/1CHA,No pets $550. mo., 1st + sec (352) 628-4210 HOMOSASSA 3/2/loft BR, den $650. $500 sec. no pets (352) 519-6051 HOMOSASSA Meadows 3/2/2 from $650 up SUGARMILLWOODS 3/2/2 Upgrades $775 River Links Realty 352-628-1616 INVERNESS 3/1, $600. mo, 1st, last Sec. 352-476-1023 INVERNESS 3/2/2, $800, 1st, last & sec. Ref.s. No Pets, No smoke (352) 726-1875 INVERNESS Beautiful 3/2/2 w/ pool $775 Immaculate 3/2/2 $875 352-212-4873 LAURELRIDGEUnfurn 2/2/2 W/ Den golf course, 12 mo. lease Like new $900. mo. (612) 237-1880 RENT TO OWN!! No Credit Check! 3 Bdrm. 888-257-9136 JADEMISSION.COM Sugarmill WoodsSpacious Ranch Villa 2/2/2, Lanai $750. mo + util (330) 337-9637 Waterfront Rentals HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352)726-2225 Rooms For Rent CRYSTAL RIVERShare my home $85/wk. includes elect, sat dish 352-563-1465/212-1960 Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777.The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1800-927-9275. Mobile Homes For Rent LECANTO 2/1,$450. month (352) 628-2312 Mobile Homes For Sale 14x60 Fully Furnished 2BR/2BAMH. Close to Bike Path. Roof over, carport, screen room, shed and remodelled kitchen & baths. Parking for trailer or boat. Excellent Shape. $10,000.Oasis MH Park, Inverness. Lot rent $205 Call 815 986 4510 or cell 779-221-4781 BEST OF THE BEST 9 TIME WINNER TAYLOR MADE HOMES 39 homes in inventory MUST SELL! All Homes discounted & being sold at cost. Come by or call (352) 621-9181 Also used & reposed homes DONT MISS OUT! 2004 Homes of Merit, 3/2 1450 sq. ft., on 1/2 acre corner lot, paved road. Very clean, fenced yard, beautiful oak trees, decks, utility shed. Must see! $3,000 down $356. mo W.A.C. Buy while rates are at all time low (3.5%) (352) 621-9181 HOME ON LAND1500 sq. ft. 3/2 on acre. Home in new condition with 2 x 6 construction. New appliances, carpet, paint, new decks & tile flooring. I can finance, must have 620 credit score. $3,500 down $394.80/mo P&I, W.A.C. Call 352-621-3807 ONLY $284.42 PER MONTH A New 2/2 Home On your lot, Only $500 down. This is a purchase W.A.C Call to See 352-621-9181 USED HOME/REPOS Doublewides from $8,500. Singwides from $3,500. New Inventory Daily/ We buy used homes. 352-621-9183 YES! New 3/2 Jacobsen home 5 yr. Warranty $2,650 down, Only $297.44/mo. Fixed Rate! W.A.C, Come & View 352-621-9182 Waterfront Mobile For Sale CRYSTALRIVER 2 bedroom. 1 bath. MANUFACTURED HOME ON 100+ ft. of Water Frontage, BOAT RAMPIN OZELLO KEYS New Plumbing, Washer/ Dryer hkup $78,900. CALLFOR SHOWING 352-212-0460 Mobile Homes and Land HERNANDO 2/2 Dbl. wide, great cond. 1026sq ft, carport & sm. shed corner lot, $29,900. (813)240-7925 HOMOSASSA 3/2, Fenced Yard,NEW Flooring, NEW AC $5,000 Down, $435. mo (352) 302-9217 HOMOSASSA 6270 W Liberty Lane 3BD/2BADoublewide 1acre lot. Deck on front and rear. Will consider owner financing with 5K down. Asking $39,900 (603) 860-6660 Mobile Homes In Park CRYSTAL RIVER VILLAGE 55+ A SUPER BUY 2/2/den 1457sq.ft 05 Hmof Merit, all appliances, carport, lg screen room, immaculate $34,900 (352) 419-6926 Lecanto 55 +2BD/1BA. screened porch carport $11,500 (352) 746-4648 WESTWIND VILLAGE55+ Updated DWs Reasonable, rent or buy 1st mo lot rent waived during July & August to qualified renters or buyers (352) 628-2090 Real Estate For Rent HOMOSASSA 2/2/1 Villa at SUGARMILLWOODS No Pets $700 352 489-0937 Apartments Furnished FLORAL CITY 1/1 $400/Mo. $400/Sec. Incls, septic water, trash No pets. (352) 344-5628 FLORALCITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 Apartments Unfurnished Alexander Real Estate (352) 795-6633 Crystal River Apts. 2 BR/1 BA $400-$500 ALSO HOMES & MOBILES AVAILABLE INVERNESS 1 BR & 2 BR Garden & Townhouse Apts. NOW AVAILABLE $512 to $559 a mo water included small pets welcome Park like setting must see to appreciate Occassionally Barrier Free AvailableGATEHOUSE APTS(352) 726-6466 Equal Housing Opportunity Pets 3 Male Yorkies, $650. 1 Male Morkie $500. 1 Male Shorkie $500. ckc, fl. health certs., (352) 212-4504 (352) 212-1258 AKC GREATDANE PUPPIESAKC Great Danes Puppies! Born Aug 1st Call 352-502-3607 BIRD SUPPLYSALE Sun, Sept 9, 9-4, Cages, seed, millet, cuttlebone, toys, Fruit/Nut Treat, Cage Wire 8260 Adrian Dr. Brooksville 727-517-5337 CAT-4YR OLD MALE NEUTERED How can you not love this face? Cooper is a gentle, sweet, boy and would make a wonderful family pet. He is utd on all shots, and microchipped. Cooper is a free adoption to approved home. 352 746 8400, 352 621 3207 RAYAis a 4-year-old white retriever mix who weighs 56 pounds. She is a very pretty girl. Walks well on a leash, just a little bit shy. Very affectionate and wants to be with her humans as much as possible. Does not care about cats. In desperate need of a home. Call Joanne at 352-795-1288. SCARLET is a curly-coated retriever mix, we think. She is about 4 years old and weighs 46 pounds. She is Heartwormnegative and also housebroken. Lively and energetic, can jump a 4-foot fence, so would need a yard to run with a high fence. Very affectionate and well-mannered, as well as beautiful, with a curly, shiny black coat. Call Joanne at 352-795-1288. Shih-Tzu Pups, ACA starting@ $400. Lots of colors, Beverly Hills, FL(352)270-8827 www .aceof pup s.net Shorkies 4 females 1 male, 8 wks on 9/23/12 $400. Health Cert. 1st shots, Judy (352) 344-9803 TRACKER Tracker is a 1 1/2 y.o. neutered male, heartworm negative, German Shephard mix, housebroken. He gets along with dogs and no cats. good with children and adults. Needs fenced yard to run. Call 352-621-4982 Livestock Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details 352-563-5966 Mobile Homes For Rent Bring your fishing pole! INVERNESS, FL 55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent includes grass cutting and your water 1 bedrooms start @$325 inc. H20 2 bedrooms start @$450 inc H20 Pets considered and section 8 accepted. call 352-476-4964 for details! HOMOSASSA 2/1, & 1/1, Near US 19 352-634-1311 HOMOSASSA New Remodel, 2/1, Acre, Rent to Own Opt. $525.mo 352-503-7020 INVERNESS Close In, 1 & 2 BR MH Clean, Quiet & Comfortable 352-212-6182 General STAIN GLASS TABLE LAMP$40 CAN E-MAIL PHOTO 18 IN TALL INVERNESS 352-419-5981 Submersible pump 2 wire & 3 wire $75. Guaranteed will demonstrate 352-726-7485 TELEPHONEANSWERING MACHINE $10 ALL CONNECTIONS/BOOKLET LIKE NEW 352-419-5981 TIRES(2) EAGLE RSA GOODYEAR,225/50/R17O NLY10K MILES. $50 EA352-746-4160 TIRES(2), 2009 SPIDER 225/50R17 HIGH PERF.ONLY10K MILES EXC.TREAD. $50 ea. 352-746-4160 Medical Equipment DEPENDS FOR MEN Large quantity Size s/m Unopened packages Over 150 pair $60. for all. Dunnellon 465-8495 ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR LIFT Used to transport motorized wheelchair on rear of vehicle. Asking $800.00. 352-746-5672 WALKER HAND BRAKES, BASKET& SEAT,HD,NEW,NEVER USED. COST$130, SELL FOR $85 352-746-4160 Coins BUYING US COINS Top $$$$ Paid. WeAlso Buy Gold Jewelry BeatingALLWritten Offers. (352) 228-7676 WE BUY US COINS & CURRENCY (352) 628-0477 Musical Instruments CORNETAND CASE (New wonder model) made by Conn serial #141209 1920 era. Good condition $450 (352) 726-8311 keyboard/guitar amplifier Crate KX15 $30. 352-419-4464 PIANO Walitzer, good beginners piano, with light and bench $400. (352) 382-0009 Household HOOVER VACUUM $30 SELF PROPELLED HEAVY/STURDY WORKS FINE INVERNESS 352-419-5981 Fitness Equipment GAZELLE EDGE Exercise glider 4 function cardio workout computer tracks spd, dist, tm,+cal $75 746-7232 LMSG Sporting Goods BOW Hoyt Trykon XL Viper Sight, Stabilizer, Loop, Peep, Quiver, Rest, 6 ACC arrows, $300 352-527-2792 Brand New Odyssey 2 Ball SRT Putter $100. obo (352) 794-6203 CABIN ON 40 ACRES Hunting recreational in Gulf Hammock Mgt.. Area, well, pond, ATV trails Price Reduced 352 634-4745 COMPOUND BOW PSE Compound Bow, left handed, with upgrades, $125. Firm. (352)419-4108 WE BUYGUNSOn Site Gun Smithing Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 Utility Trailers 4 x 8 Utility Trailer Good Tires Needs a little work$325. 75 Paver Bricks $25. (352) 503-6149 Baby Items 2 BOUNCE $10 1 BOUNCE DELUXE MUSICAL$20, gym $15, stroller green and brown $20 352-777-1256 FISHER PRICE RAINFORESTJUMPEROO Like New $35. Call 352-637-4916 JEEPBRAND 2 IN 1 SPORTBABYCARRIER Used Once, $15.00 call 352-637-4916 STROLLER EXCELLENT CONDITIONAND PLAYPEN BROWN AND pinks $40 each 352-777-1256 SWING SMALLDELUXE $20,2 CAR SEATFOR INFANT$20 each,high chair for dinning room $10 352-777-1256 Sell or Swap Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details 352-563-5966 Wanted to Buy WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyAr ea Condition orSituation. Call Fred, 352-726-9369 W ANTED New & Used Items in garage, rods, reels, tackle, tools, collectibles, hunting equip. 352-613-2944