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Title: Citrus County chronicle
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Language: English
Creator: Citrus County Chronicle
Publisher: Scofield Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Inverness, Fla.
Inverness, Fla
Publication Date: 09-30-2012
Copyright Date: 2006
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Grinder: Bulls make a bid, but 'Noles run away


CITRUS COUNTY





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Mostly sunny, with a
20 percent chance of
an afternoon shower.
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Newspaper Serving Florida's Best Community $1 VOLUME 118 ISSUE 54


Water district: Quantity, not quality


Driver dies in
crash Friday
A Lecanto man driving
a 2004 Toyota pickup
was killed Friday night in
a single-vehicle crash,
according to the Florida
Highway Patrol (FHP).
The man's name is
being withheld pending
notification of his next of
kin, according to the pre-
liminary report.
The man was report-
edly traveling northbound
on County Road 491
when the truck inexplica-
bly left the road and
veered west into a cul-
vert, causing it to over-
turn. He was pronounced
dead on the scene. He
was not wearing his
seatbelt.
The crash is still being
investigated.
-From staff reports


Reopening
Eagle Buick GMC plans
a grand reopening for
Oct. 6./Page Dl
OPINION:
In Citrus
County,
consumers
must make the
decision to
support local
businesses.


MORE OPINION:
Think so?
Find additional letters
to the editor and Sound
Off./Pages A7-A9


Coffee's hot
Grinders, pots, brewing
equipment and other
coffee-related items are
great gifts./HomeFront
BUSINESS:


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SWFWMD to talk

about levels at meeting
A.B. SIDIBE
Staff Writer
For Terri Auner, pollution has thinned
her beloved Homosassa River of marine
life. She feels the death knell of that river
and the Chassahowitzka River are about to
toll as soon as the water district sets mini-
mum flow levels for the waterways at the
end of October.
For officials at Southwest Florida Water


MARK SCOHIER
Chiefland Citizen
Karen Pinkston leaned
over the cracked slab while
brushing away the dirt and
grime of a century's worth
of neglect The name of a
young girl cut into the
homemade stone, Missouri,
was barely visible.
"That's what's sad,"
Pinkston said, standing to
wipe the sweat from her
brow and the dirt from her
hands, "someone put a lot of
effort into this, and now
she's forgotten."
Pinkston, along with her
husband, Joe, four volun-
teers from the Friends of
the Cedar Key National
Wildlife Refuge and two
rangers, spent several hours
on a recent September
morning cleaning the site of
the Atsena Otie Cemetery
Most of the group focused


* WHAT: Minimum Flows and Levels
workshop.
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
WHERE: Citrus County Government
Center, Room 166, Lecanto.

Management District (SWFWMD), the is-
sues around water quality and quantity are
discrete one it deals with; the other is not
in its purview. Officials further state they
have made more than adequate effort to
make sure the flow proposals are equitable
and based on thorough scientific data.
See Page A4


on clearing the thick under-
brush that had sprung up
with recent rains.
The Pinkstons, owners of
North Florida Monument
Company in Williston, were
there to evaluate some of
the headstones that have
crumbled from age,
weather and vandals.
"It looks rustic," Pinkston
said of the collection of
about 40 grave markers and
monuments, "but I'd rather
see people be able to come
out here and read them. I
think that's why, initially,
they were put out here."
The cemetery sits at the
end of a winding trail on the
south end of one of three
small islands that collec-
tively form Atsena Otie Key,
about 1/2 mile by boat from
Cedar Key across the Wac-
casassa Bay.
The key, shaded by wind-
swept live oaks and skirted


Changes ahead at water district


A.B. SIDIBE
Staff Writer
Southwest Florida
Water Management Dis-
trict Executive Director
Blake Guillory announced
last week the agency will
restructure in coming
months, letting go of some
people while shoring up
other areas.


Moving monument


Poe



DAVE SIGLER/Chronicle
Rick Parker, president of the Vietnam Veterans Gathering, escorts Georgie Carter-Krell to place flowers Saturday
by a panel of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall during the 10th annual Vietnam Veterans Gathering at
Bicentennial Park. Carter-Krell represents the Gold Star Mothers, who were honored for the sons they lost in wars
during the event. The wall will be taken down at 9 a.m. Monday, but is open all night Sunday.

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall on display through today


A.B. SIDIBE
Staff Writer
CRYSTAL RIVER In 1969, at
the height of one this nation's most
fitful conflicts the Vietnam War
- 19-year-old Bruce Wayne Carter
sacrificed himself to protect his fel-
low Marines by taking a grenade in
the gut.
For his valor, Carter was
awarded the Congressional Medal
of Honor posthumously He's since
had a street named after him, and
the Miami VA Hospital bears his
name.
His name has been invoked at
many veterans' memorials, and
through it all has been one constant
bearer of Carter's torch and cham-
pion of all veterans: his mother,
Georgie Carter-Krell.


Carter-Krell's common
refrain is, "We should
never forget them."
Saturday, as solemn
music wafted through Bi-
centennial Park under the
late-morning sun, Jim
Stepanek of Vietnam Veter-
ans Gathering Inc. wept as
he introduced Carter-Krell
to the audience. Carter-


For more
photos, c
on this s
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Krell was escorted by a Marine to
lay flowers next to her son's name
on the Vietnam Traveling Memorial
Wall, which is on display at the park
all weekend. The names of all 58,282
U.S. Vietnam War dead are etched
in white with a black background.
Carter-Krell donned the white
colors of her organization, Ameri-
can Gold Star Mothers, which pro-
vides support for mothers who


have lost a son or daughter
in military service. She ex-
plained and her group
member demonstrated to
the audience the intricacies
and symbolism of folding a
click flag for a fallen soldier.
tory at "Their efforts to obtain
onicle peace around the world
om. will never be forgotten,"
Carter-Krell said.
Jane Darling of Lecanto and her
friend Ann Allen were hunched
down trying to locate the name of a
family friend's son.
William Marcy of Norwich,
Conn., was found on section 24 of
the wall, about eight rows from the
bottom.
"I found him," Darling said. "I


Page A4


The structural changes
will be phased in over the
next nine months, and the
staff cuts will affect about
30 employees primarily
administrative, IT and
management staff, accord-
ing to officials.
At the same, the agency
will be looking to add 15
See CHANGES/Page A4




Ex-NY


Times


publisher


dies, 86

Associated Press
NEW YORK Few mo-
ments in American journal-
ism loom larger than the
one that came in 1971, when
New York Times publisher
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger had
to decide
whether to
defy a pres-
ident, and
risk a po-
tential
criminal
charge, by
publishing
a classified Arthur
Defense Sulzberger
D e p a r t former New
ment his- York Times
tory of U.S. publisher died
involve- Saturday.
ment in Vietnam.
His choice, to publish the
Pentagon Papers and then
fight the Nixon administra-
tion's subsequent attempt to
muzzle the story, cemented
Sulzberger's place as a First
Amendment giant a role
being celebrated after he
died Saturday at age 86.
The former publisher,
who led the Times to new
levels of influence and
profit while standing up for
press freedom, died at his
home in Southampton, N.Y,
after a long illness, his fam-
ily announced.
During his three-decade
tenure, Sulzberger's news-
paper won 31 Pulitzer
prizes while he went about
transforming the family
business from perpetually
shaky to the muscular
media behemoth it was
when he retired.
Weekday circulation
climbed from 714,000 when
Sulzberger became pub-
lisher in 1963 to 1.1 million
when he stepped down as
publisher in 1992. Over the
same period, the annual
revenues of the Times'cor-
porate parent rose from
$100 million to $1.7 billion.
Yet it was Sulzberger's
positions on editorial inde-
pendence that made him a
hero of the profession, like
when he rejected his own
lawyers' warnings that even
reading the Pentagon Pa-
pers, let alone publishing
them, constituted a crime.
Sulzberger, who went by
the nickname "Punch" and
served with the Marine
Corps, privately worried
that he had doomed the
newspaper but gave inter-
views saying the Times
wouldn't allow the U.S. gov-
ernment to cover up its mis-
takes under the guise of
national security
"That is a wonderful way,
if you've got egg on your
face, to prevent anybody
from knowing it: Stamp it
SECRET and put it away,"
he said.
"Punch, the old Marine
captain who never backed
down from a fight, was an
absolutely fierce defender
See Page A6


MARK SCOHIER/Chiefland Citizen
Joe Pinkston, of North Florida Monument Co., in Williston,
evaluates a broken headstone at the historical Atsena Otie
Cemetery.


by salt marshes, beaches
and swamps, is about 60
acres and is famous for an
old mill that once made
wooden blanks for a pencil
factory in New Jersey
Throngs of black salt marsh
mosquitoes still swarm this
original Cedar Key settle-
ment.
"To us, the island is im-
portant to keep the history
of the area," said Lower


Suwannee and CKNWR
Ranger Pam Darty "Really,
this place is a museum. This
was the area in the late
1800s."
Humans have been using
the island for thousands of
years. Ruins from the old
mill sit next to a giant mid-
den composed of millennia
of discarded shells from


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& next
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Volunteers, rangers

work to restore cemetery


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CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


Does saying 'no


make us bad



grandparents?


( "r feel exhausted,"
SMarie said as she
pounded the "For
Sale" sign into the ground in
front of her house.
That Marie and Chuck
were moving took me totally
by surprise. They
love it here.
"Where are you
going?" I asked.
"We don't care,"
she said. "As long
as it's far enough
away that our
kids won't be
tempted to bring
our grandchil- iA
dren to our house
each weekend. MUL
We're thinking
800 miles ought to do it"
"But you love little
Chardonnay and her
brother, Pinot!"
"Deeply, madly, we love
them. For a couple of hours.
After that, I'm spent. Satur-
day, I spent four hours mak-
ing sure they didn't spill
things on the furniture or
trip and hurt themselves.
They have so much more
energy than we have."
"So? Hand them back to
the parents when you've
had enough," I suggested.
"That's the thing," Marie
said. "Joey and Shauna
show up for the weekend,
and all of a sudden it's my
job to cook breakfast, lunch
and dinner; clean up after
them; and make sure the
kids don't poke out an eye
while they run around the
house at a hundred miles an
hour like their hair's on fire.
"For Joey and Shauna, it's
a vacation. For me, it's like
having a second job a
much lower-paying job that
I don't like very much. And I
sure don't like my new
bosses, Chardonnay and
Pinot. I finally realized
there's a reason older
women don't have babies -
because we can't keep up
with them. When I read
about that 60-year-old
woman in Italy who was
having an in vitro baby, I
wondered who was going to
take care of it for her. Then
it hit me: She expects to
pawn the little darling off on
her grandmother.
"So I get to take care of
the kids, feed the kids and
change the kids, but I'm not
allowed to say 'no' to the
kids, or 'Stop that!' When I
yelled at Pinot to stop yank-
ing Fluffy's tail, Shauna
acted like I'd slapped him. It
wasn't the child who was
complaining; it was the
mother. Then, very slowly,
as if I were an au pair who
didn't know our customs
and didn't speak English
very well, Shauna ex-
plained to me how to raise
children. I was supposed to


L


say: 'Pinot, the cat's not a
toy Would you like to play
with a toy?'
"Guess what? I really
don't need Shauna's advice
on how to raise children. I
raised four of them."
"So talk to Joey
about it," I said.
"Get him to tell
Shauna to back
off."'
"Joey just
throws up his
hands like he has
nothing to do
with it," Marie
-M said. "Like he
M doesn't know
.LEN where babies
come from, like
they just showed up one day
in his house.
'"So here's the deal,' I told
Shauna. 'If you don't care
what your kids do in your
house, that's your business.
When you bring them here,
we have rules.' Shauna got
all huffy with me, but really,
you wouldn't think of bring-
ing an untrained puppy to
someone's house and then
act all put out when hosts
won't let it do its business on
the living room carpet. Don't
bring an untrained child to
my house. It's rude.
"Yes, I could have said,
'That's not the way to play
with the cat,' but guess
what? It's my cat, not hers,"
Marie said.
"Let me ask you, do you
have any lasting memories
of someone saying 'no' to
you when you were 2 1/2? I
didn't think so. What do you
think Pinot's little friends
say to him when he pulls
that kind of stunt? 'Pinot,
the cat is not a toy. Would
you like me to get you a toy?'
No, they would just yell at
him to stop it."
"So you're really mov-
ing?" I asked.
"Oh, we'd been thinking
of moving for a while. Mak-
ing Joey and Shauna feel
bad that's just a bonus."


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CITRUS COUNTY SCHOOLS
Elementary school
All meals include juice and milk variety.
Breakfast
Monday: Breakfast sausage pizza, ce-
real variety and toast, tater tots.
Tuesday: MVP breakfast, cereal variety
and toast, grits.
Wednesday: Sausage and egg biscuit,
cereal variety and toast, tater tots.
Thursday: Ultra cinnamon bun, cereal
variety and toast, grits.
Friday: Ultimate breakfast round,
cheese grits, tater tots, cereal variety and
toast.
Lunch
Monday: Pepperoni pizza, spaghetti
with ripstick, PB dippers, fresh baby car-
rots, broccoli, mixed fruit.
Tuesday: Roasted chicken with ripstick,
turkey super salad with ripstick, yogurt
parfait plate, garden salad, green beans,
warm apple slices.
Wednesday: Hamburger, mozzarella
maxstix, PB dippers, fresh baby carrots,
baked beans, peaches.
Thursday: Chicken nuggets, ham
super salad with ripstick, yogurt parfait
plate, garden salad, baked french fries,
applesauce.
Friday: Chicken sandwich, cheese
pizza, PB dippers, fresh baby carrots,
corn, pears.
Middle school
All meals include juice and milk variety.
Breakfast
Monday: Breakfast sausage pizza,
MVP breakfast, cereal and toast, tater tots
and grits.
Tuesday: Ham, egg and cheese bis-
cuit, ultra cinnamon bun, cereal and toast,
tater tots.
Wednesday: Breakfast egg and
cheese wrap, MVP breakfast, cereal and
toast, tater tots.
Thursday: Breakfast sausage pizza,
ultra cinnamon bun, cereal and toast, tater
tots.
Friday: Breakfast sandwich stuffer, ulti-


CEMETERY
Continued from Page Al

early native people, who by
the early 1600s had mostly
died out because of diseases
brought over by Europeans.
The few who remained were
carted off to reservations in
the 1800s.
The U.S. Army built a hos-
pital and stockade on the is-
land, which served as a base
for soldiers during the Sec-
ond Seminole War In fact, it
was Atsena Otie Key in 1842
where Col. William J. Worth
declared the war over
It wasn't long before
homesteaders started mak-
ing their way to the island,
and then in 1843 came Au-
gustus Steele, a rich devel-
oper who built a resort on
Atsena Otie for the wealthy
Southern planter class.
"He really developed it
and promoted it," Refuge


Oct. 1 to 5 MENUS

mate breakfast round, cereal and toast,
tater tots, grits.
Lunch
Monday: Pepperoni pizza, breaded
chicken sandwich, PB dippers, fresh baby
carrots, broccoli, pineapple.
Tuesday: Fajita chicken and rice, ham
super salad with ripstick, yogurt parfait plate,
garden salad, Mexicali corn, applesauce.
Wednesday: Hamburger, roasted
chicken with ripstick, PB dippers fresh
baby carrots, baked beans, potato trian-
gles, peaches.
Thursday: Oriental orange chicken
plate, macaroni and cheese, turkey super
salad with ripstick, yogurt parfait plate, gar-
den salad, green beans, warm apple slices.
Friday: Spaghetti with ripstick, moz-
zarella maxstix, PB dippers, fresh baby
carrots, peas, mixed fruit.
High school
Breakfast
Monday: Breakfast sausage pizza,
MVP breakfast, cereal and toast, tater tots
and grits, juice and milk variety.
Tuesday: Sausage, egg and cheese
biscuit, ultra cinnamon bun, cereal and
toasts, tater tots, juice and milk variety.
Wednesday: Breakfast egg and
cheese wrap, MVP breakfast, cereal and
toast, tater tots, juice and milk variety.
Thursday: Ham, egg and cheese loco,
ultimate breakfast round, cereal and toast,
grits, tater tots, juice and milk variety.
Friday: Breakfast sandwich stuff, ultra
cinnamon bun, cereal variety, toast, tater
tots, juice and milk variety.
Lunch
Monday: Chicken tenders with rice,
macaroni and cheese with ripstick, ham-
burger, chicken sandwich, fajita chicken
salad with wheat roll, pizza, yogurt parfait
plate, baby carrots, fresh broccoli, potato
triangles, broccoli, pineapple, juice, milk.
Tuesday: Fajita chicken and rice with
ripstick, turkey and gravy on noodles with


Friend and area historian
Toni Collins said. "He could
really be called the father of
Cedar Key"
In fact, in 1852, the island
was renamed Cedar Key
Steele ran the homesteaders
off, she said, "And he bought
it all for $227."
Throughout the rest of
that century, trade and in-
dustry grew. Near the end,
about 50 households lived
on the island until 1896,
when a hurricane spawned
a 10-foot wall of water that
crushed all but a few houses
on the island.
By the next year, the is-
land was abandoned, with
residents making homes on
nearby Way Key, the present
site of the city of Cedar Key
Today, the Suwannee
S P I | |


ripstick, hamburger, chicken sandwich,
turkey salad with wheat roll, maxsitx, yo-
gurt parfait plate, garden salad, corn, cel-
ery, potato triangles, peaches, cold corn
salad, juice, milk.
Wednesday: Turkey wrap, chicken al-
fredo with ripstick, hamburger, chicken
sandwich, pizza, ham salad with wheat
roll, yogurt parfait plate, baby carrots,
chilled baked beans, potato triangles,
baked beans, dried fruit, juice, milk.
Thursday: Breaded chicken with rice,
macaroni and cheese with ripstick, ham-
burger, chicken sandwich, turkey salad
with wheat roll, maxstix, yogurt parfait
plate, garden salad, green beans, potato
roaster, mixed fruit, cucumbers, celery,
juice, milk.
Friday: Barbecue sandwich, pizza,
spaghetti with ripstick, fajita chicken salad
with wheat roll, yogurt parfait plate, baby
carrots, cold corn salad, potato triangles,
peas, peaches, juice, milk.

SENIOR DINING
Monday: Lasagna casserole, garlic
spinach, Italian vegetable medley, mixed
fruit, slice whole-wheat bread with mar-
garine, low-fat milk.
Tuesday: Grape juice, Salisbury steak,
noodles with brown gravy, garden peas,
dinner roll with, margarine, low-fat milk.
Wednesday: Chef salad with ham,
cheese, whole boiled egg and tomato,
French dressing, carrot-raisin salad, fresh
orange, slice whole-grain bread with mar-
garine, low-fat milk.
Thursday: Chicken parmesan, Califor-
nia vegetables, Italian flat beans,
peaches, slice whole-grain bread with
margarine, low-fat milk.
Friday: Meatballs with brown gravy, rice
pilaf, mixed vegetables, pears, slice white
bread with margarine, low-fat milk.
Senior dining sites include: Lecanto,
East Citrus, Crystal River, Homosassa
Springs, Inverness and South Dunnellon.
For information, call Support Services at
352-527-5975.


River Water Management
District owns Atsena Otie,
though an agreement speci-
fies that it be managed by the
Cedar Key National Wildlife
Refuge.
The island is open to the
public, if one is brave
enough to face the mosqui-


toes, but it can only be
reached by boat Besides the
cemetery and a few other
ruins, Atsena Otie offers fish-
ing, hiking and nature study
Several species of birds, in-
cluding egrets, herons and
white ibises, are common to
the area.


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CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE


Around the
COUNTY

County offers help
for indigent elderly
Citrus County Support
Services currently has funds
available for the Emergency
Home Energy Assistance for
the Elderly Program (EHEAP).
This is a sister program of the
Low Income Home Energy
Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Income-eligible clients who
are older than 60 are able to
receive assistance once per
season. There are two sea-
sons in the year: the cooling
season, which runs April 1
to Sept. 30; and a heating
season that runs Oct. 1 to
March 31.
There must be a delin-
quent or disconnect notice for
electric service. Proof of in-
come will be required for any-
one in the home 18 years
and older. Gross income for a
one-person household must
be $1,396.25 a month or less
to qualify; for a two-person
household, the amount is
$1,891.25 or less; and for a
three-person household, the
amount is $2,386.25 or less.
LIHEAP is having an En-
ergy Conservation Awareness
class from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Oct. 23 in the Community
Center at the Citrus County
Resource Center, 2804 W.
Marc Knighton Court,
Lecanto. To register, call 352-
527-7530.
For more information or to
make an appointment, call
352-527-5989.
Ron McNeil to speak
at Reagan meeting
Former Florida U.S. Senate
candidate and Patriot Restora-
tion of America founder Ron
McNeil will speak at 1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6, at the
Ronald Reagan Republican
Assembly of West Central
Florida, 938 N. Suncoast Blvd.
The topic will be "Restora-
tion Solutions for America."
The public is invited and
refreshments will be served.
Call 352-257-5381. CASA
donations accepted.
Request mail-in
ballots now
Anyone wishing to vote by
mail for the Nov. 6 general
election may request a ballot
from the Citrus County Su-
pervisor of Elections Office by
calling 352-341-6740 or
going online at
www.votecitrus.com.
Any qualified registered
Citrus County voter is entitled
to a vote-by-mail ballot.
The Supervisor of Elec-
tions Office suggests voting
by mail to avoid waiting in line
at the polls on Election Day.
Voting by mail gives some-
one time to review and re-
search items on the ballot.
Funds offered for
sewer connection
Citrus County Housing
Services has announced
available funding for manda-
tory sewer connections and
assessments under the State
Housing Initiatives Partner-
ship Program (SHIP).
The application period was to
close Sept. 7, but it has been
extended until at least Oct. 1.
This funding is available to
eligible low-income families
and can be used for permit,
impact and other fees neces-
sary to connect regional central
water and/or sewer service.
Priority will be given to
hookups done in conjunction
with other state or federal
funding sources. Eligible ap-
plicants will be owner-occupied
households with an annual
income of up to 80 percent of
area median income. Site-built
homes, as well as mobile
homes constructed after June
1994, are eligible for assis-
tance provided the home is
classified as real property
Applications will be ac-
cepted at the Citrus County
Resource Center, Housing
Services Section, 2804 W.
Marc Knighton Court Key
#12, Lecanto.


The application and more
detailed information can be
found at www.bocc.citrus.fl.us.
Under "Departments," click
on "Community Services,"
then "Housing Services," then
"SHIP" or call 352-527-7520.
-From staff reports


Riverland News file photos
Six-year-old Clara Lynch of Dunnellon jumps across hay bales set up to make a fort for children to play on while visiting the Pickin' Patch.




Pick a peck of pumpkin


The Pickin'Patch, now an annual tradition, opens in Dunnellon


JEFF BRYAN
Riverland News
DUNNELLON
They're back, and ripe for
the picking.
The Pickin' Patch,
where guests can be part of fall
tradition picking pumpkins or
riding along on wagons stacked
with hay, opened Saturday
The Pickin' Patch opens at 10
a.m. and will be open until Oct.
28. The hours of operation are 3
to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 7
p.m. Saturday; and noon to 7
p.m. Sunday.
What started out three years
ago as an idea and prayer has
grown well beyond what Scott
and Sarah Jo Thomas and Steve
and Andrea Dixon could have
ever envisioned.
In 2010, the couples planted
what seemed a meager 6 acres of
pumpkins. The response was
so overwhelming they added
three additional acres a year ago
as more than "an estimated"
8,000 people converged on the
property.
"Obviously, when we started, it
was next to unheard of to grow
pumpkins here because of vio-
lent swings in weather, the hu-
midity, the heat, the disease, the
insects," Thomas said of the start
three years ago. "We were even
discouraged by some to not even
try Both the Dixons and us felt
very compelled that this was a
direction God was leading us."
"We've been surprised in
every facet of our business, not
by just people, just the com-
ments they make to us, such as
'We've made this part of our tra-
dition,"' Thomas explained.
"Just the sheer turnout, friends
are telling friends, we couldn't
be more blessed. There's no way
we thought this would grow like


More than anything, what cheers
Thomas are the positive responses
about offering an experience the
whole family can enjoy
"That's what we want more than
anything," he explained. "What
we've turned into, what we've
morphed into, is people can ac-
tually ring in fall. They can help
ring in the fall. The hayrides, the
corn, the pumpkins, it's a fall ex-
perience. People have embraced
it. If it wasn't something they
wanted or desired, they wouldn't
be coming out. The people have
been very supportive."
For more information or di-
rections, visit www.dunnellon
pumpkinpatch.com.


it did. We anticipated a little
year-to-year growth, but there's
no way we could envision the
magnitude of the growth we've
had thus far."
This year, the size of the
"patch" has grown to a whopping
13 1/2 acres of picturesque
scenes for families to snap a
plethora of pictures.
Because of their faith and to
praise God for the successes of
the Pickin' Patch, the Thomas
and the Dixons select a Bible
verse each fall and make a
sticker to attach to each pump-
kin they sell. This year's verse is
2 Corinthians 5:7 "For we
walk by faith, not by sight."


Campaign TRAIL


The Citrus County
Chronicle's political forum is
7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at
the College of Central Florida
in Lecanto. Information: Mike
Wright, 352-563-3228.
The Citrus Hills Civic As-
sociation is hosting a candi-
dates' forum at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Citrus
Hills Golf and Country Club.
Supervisor of Elections
Susan Gill is sponsoring a
candidates forum targeted for
high school students at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Cit-
rus High School in Inverness.
Winn Webb, Republican
for sheriff, will have a fundraiser
from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday,
Oct. 6, at the Inverness
Women's Club, 1715 Forest
Drive, Inverness. Information:
Rosella Hale, 352-746-2545.
He will also have a barbecue


at 11:30 a.m. to
2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at
Frank Ballots on the corner of
U.S. 41 and C.R. 48 in Floral
City.
Sandra "Sam" Himmel,
Democrat for superintendent of
schools, has two fundraisers
planned: golf tournament at 1
p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at
Sugarmill Woods Golf &
Country Club. Information:
352-302-9843; barbeque
7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at the
Davis residence, 3500 E. Oak
Trace Path, Inverness. Infor-
mation: 352-563-9419 or 352-
637-5191.
The Campaign Trail is a
listing of political happenings
for the 2012 election season.
Send notice of events or
campaign fundraisers to Mike
Wright at mwright@
chronicleonline.com.


"We make this a springboard
for our faith," Thomas said. "We
have the opportunity to witness
to thousands and thousands that
come through the property. God
has his hand in this."
Admission is once again $2 for
those 4 and older; children 3 and
younger are free.
The entrance to the Patch has
changed this year, because of the
larger amount of acreage used.
Normally, visitors could gain ac-
cess off of Robinson Road, but this
year, they'll have to use State Road
40 west. The entrance is directly
across from the city water tower
and signs will be posted. The ad-
dress is 11000 Rolling Road.


State BRIEFS


Missing airman finally
buried at Arlington
MARIANNA-A Florida U.S.
Army pilot whose body was
missing for decades has finally
been buried.
U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt.
Samuel E. Lunday's remains lay
inside his aircraft on a Himalayan
mountain for decades. An Amer-
ican hiker stumbled across the
wreckage of Lunday's C-87 and
his remains were repatriated in
2003.
The News Herald reported
Lunday was buried Friday in Ar-
lington National Cemetery with
full military honors.
According to the U.S. Depart-
ment of Defense, the hiker re-
covered the aircraft's
identification plate, military
equipment and human remains.
The department said Lunday
and four other U.S. servicemen


were flying over the Himalayan
mountainsinn 1943. The crew lost
radio communications after takeoff.
Officials searched the area,
but were thwarted by heavy snow.
New battalion
activated at Eglin AFB
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE -
A new special forces battalion
has been activated at Eglin Air
Force Base.
The fourth and final Battalion of
the 7th Spedal Forces Group was
activated Thursday. The group is
a highly trained, extremely fit and
culturally diverse fighting unit.
There will be eighteen deploy-
able teams of this newest battal-
ion and many of them will soon
be deployed to Afghanistan, and
Central and South America.
Gov. Rick Scott joined in the
activation ceremony Friday.
-From wire reports


Man charged in
student's disappearance
GAINESVILLE Pedro
Bravo has been formally
charged with first-degree mur-
der in the case of a missing Uni-
versity of Florida student during
his first court appearance.
The state argued Saturday that
Bravo should be charged with
murder because he previously
said he beat 18-year-old Chris-
tian Aguilar until he was bloody,
swollen and barely breathing.
Gainesville Police said they
discovered Aguilar's backpack
hidden in a suitcase in Bravo's
closet and blood stains through-
out Bravo's car.
Bravo was denied bond.
Police say Aguilar was last
seen Sept. 20 at a Best Buy
store with Bravo. A massive
search for Aguilar continues.


Martha Schulz observes the view throughout the Pickin' Patch after she plucked her own sunflowers.






A4 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012


MONUMENT


CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


* 10 a.m. Freedom Ride, begins at
Nick Nicholas Ford, Crystal River.


Continued from Page Al 0 2 p.m. special guests.


used to work with his mother and she
would always talk about him, and he is
the only person I know who served in
Vietnam other than my husband, who is
here with me," she said. Allen said she
had five brothers who served in World
War II.
"We are glad we came," Allen said.
Michele Carey of Oldsmar said she was
glad to have made the trip. Carey was one
of nine women who were present and
had lost children either in Iraq or
Afghanistan. She lost her son Barton
Humlhanz in Iraq in August 2004.
"You can never forget My son died
eight years ago and it is still fresh in my


mind. It's always emotional," Carey said.
Stepanek, whose group organized the
event, said he felt like he was on cloud
nine.
"We love our brothers and sisters, and
it is important that they are not forgot-
ten," Stepanek said.
He said Sunday will be an even more
jam-packed day of activities, including a
Freedom Ride beginning at Nick
Nicholas Ford at 10 a.m. During events
beginning at 2 p.m., Stepanek promises
special surprise guests.
"People will be happy they came when
the surprise guests show up," he said.


Gold Star mothers
from across cen-
tral Florida gath-
ered to honor
family members
who died in battle.
According to Anto-
nia Gross, this is
the largest gather-
ing of Gold Star
Mothers happen-
ing in the state.
The Vietnam Trav-
eling Memorial
Wall is open 24
hours a day, and
will be at Bicen-
tennial Park in
Crystal River until
9 a.m. Monday.
DAVE SIGLER/Chronicle


WATER
Continued from Page Al

Auner, with the Homosassa
River Alliance, now looks at
a final workshop about the
Minimum Flows and Levels
(MFLs) proposals slated
for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the
Lecanto Government Center
- as the last chance for those
who care about the water-
ways to have their voices
heard.
"We don't want them to
take out more water," Auner
said. "If anything, they should
be adding water The Ho-
mosassa River is dead. The
plant life is gone and you
hardly find any fish in there.
"We want people to show
up to this meeting and (have)
them know (how) we feel
about our river"
The water district is pro-
posing the following changes
to the flow of the Chassahow-
itzka and Homosassa rivers.
It was recently revised after
the initial proposal process
began in 2010:
U Chassahowitzka River
System, up to a 9 percent re-
duction in flows. According to


We have looked at the plant life

in the Homosassa River and it is

correct that they are dying, but we

don't know why.

Robyn Felix
spokeswomen for Southwest Florida Water Management District.


SWFWMD, existing with-
drawals have reduced flows
by 1 percent, meaning this
new minimum flow would
allow an additional 8 percent
reduction. The previous pro-
posal of sought an 11 percent
reduction in flows.
U Homosassa River Sys-
tem, up to 3 percent reduc-
tion in flows. Again, because
existing withdrawals have re-
duced flows by 1 percent, ac-
cording to SWFWMD, this
new minimum flow would
allow an additional 2 percent
reduction. The previous pro-
posal was for a 5 percent re-
duction in flows.
Furthermore, said Robyn
Felix, SWFWMD spokes-
woman, the water district
also delayed establishing the
proposed minimum flows to
gather more public comment


"We held or attended
nearly 30 public meetings to
discuss the proposed MFLs
and gather additional input,"
Felix said.
She said SWFWMD estab-
lished a webpage at Water
Matters.org/SpringsCoast
MFL to keep the public in-
formed and to obtain
feedback
Felix said the MFL pro-
posal was submitted to inde-
pendent scientific experts for
peer review.
She said the workshop
Tuesday was added for more
public input and the date of
the final vote by the district's
board was pushed back to
late October
Felix said her agency is
charged with dealing with
water quantity issues, and not
water quality


ON THE NET
www.WaterMatters.org/
SpringsCoastMFL


"We have looked at the
plant life in the Homosassa
River and it is correct that
they are dying, but we don't
know why However, as the
fish go, we have not found
anything to indicate the fish
numbers are inadequate,"
she said.
The SWFWMD vote on the
MFLs will be done in the dis-
trict's Brooksville office, so
Citrus County residents
wouldn't have to travel to
Tampa, officials said.


CHANGES
Continued from Page Al

more scientific and engi-
neering staff this year to
support the district's
groundwater and surface
water modeling work, as
well as its springs and
water quality initiatives,
according to Robyn Felix,
SWFWMD spokeswoman.
"We have a lot of people
with expertise in these
areas, and many are get-
ting ready to retire. So we
are looking to replace
those people who would
get a chance to train with


these experts before they
retire," Felix said.
The district has 617 full-
time employees.
The organizational
changes include creating a
Project Management Office
to improve the efficiency
and effectiveness of how
the agency's more than 400
projects are managed.
"We are committed to pro-
viding the greatest value to
the taxpayer," Guillory said
in a news release last week.
"By implementing new
business processes we
have found opportunities
to improve our efficiency
and further reduce our op-
erational costs."


egal notices in today's Citrus County Chronicle


Fictitious Name Notices...................D7


Meeting Notices ........................ D7

Miscellaneous Notices.....................D7


.Self Storage Notices....... .......... D7


YESTERDAY'S WEATHER


City
Daytona Bch.
Ft. Lauderdale
Fort Myers
Gainesville
Homestead
Jacksonville
Key West
Lakeland
Melbourne


FLORIDA TEMPERATURES


F'cast
ts
ts
ts
ts
ts
ts
sh
ts
ts


City
Miami
Ocala
Orlando
Pensacola
Sarasota
Tallahassee
Tampa
Vero Beach
W. Palm Bch.


F'cast
ts
ts
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ts
ts
ts
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MARINE OUTLOOK


South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2
feet. Bay and inland waters will have
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms
will be possible today.


INA NA NA 90 72 0.00

THREE DAY OUTLOOK Exluse daily
TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING
High: 90 Low: 70
Mostly sunny, 20% chance for a
PM shower or storm i5

|r p MONDAY & TUESDAY MORNING
High: 89 Low: 72
Scattered PM storms, rain chance 40%

) TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNING
High: 87 Low: 72
Scattered storms, rain chance 40%

ALMANAC


TEMPERATURE*
Saturday 91/71
Record 95/56
Normal 89/66
Mean temp. 81
Departure from mean +4
PRECIPITATION*
Saturday 0.00 in.
Total for the month 4.84 in.
Total for the year 54.51 in.
Normal for the year 44.66 in.
*As of 7 p m at Inverness
UV INDEX: 8
0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate,
7-9 high, 10+ very high
BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
Saturday at 3 p.m. 29.91 in.


DEW POINT
Saturday at 3 p.m. 67
HUMIDITY
Saturday at 3 p.m. 52%
POLLEN COUNT**
Today's active pollen:
Ragweed, elm, grasses
Today's count: 5.9/12
Monday's count: 6.1
Tuesday's count: 5.6
AIR QUALITY
Saturday was good with pollutants
mainly particulates.


SOLUNAR TABLES
DATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MA
(MORNING) AFTERNOONO
9/30 SUNDAY 5:54 6:16 1
10/1 MONDAY 6:40 12:29 7:03 1


CELESTIAL OUTLOOK
SUNSET TONIGHT
SUNRISE TOMORROW
C O MOONRISE TODAY
OCT. 21 OCT. 29 MOONSET TODAY........


LJOR
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12:05
12:52

.7:17 PM.
.7:24 A.M.
.7:29 P.M.
.7:47 A.M.


BURN CONDITIONS
Today's Fire Danger Rating is: MODERATE. There is no burn ban.
For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more
informationon drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestry's Web site:
http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire weather/kbdi
WATERING RULES
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.
Hand watering with a shut-off nozzle or micro irrigation of non-grass areas, such as
vegetable gardens, flowers and shrubs, can be done on any day and at any time.
Citrus County Utilities' customers should CALL BEFORE YOU INSTALL new
plant material 352-527-7669. Some new plantings may qualify for additional
watering allowances.
To report violations, please call: City of Inverness @ 352-726-2321, City of
Crystal River @ 352-795-4216 ext. 313, unincorporated Citrus County @ 352-
527-7669.


TIDES
*From mouths of rivers **At King's Bay
Sunday
City High/Low High/Low
Chassahowitzka* 6:09 a/2:06 a 6:47 p/2:26 p
Crystal River** 4:30 a/11:48 a 5:08 p/11:57 p
Withlacoochee* 2:17 a/9:36 a 2:55 p/9:45 p
Homosassa*** 5:19 a/1:05 a 5:57 p/1:25 p


***At Mason's
Monday
High/Low Hig
6:35 a/2:35 a 7:24
4:56 a/12:22 p 5:45 p
2:43 a/10:10 a 3:32 p
5:45 a/1:34 a 6:34


Creek
Ih/Low
p/3:00 p
)/--
p/10:13 p
p/1:59 p


Gulf water
temperature


84
Taken at Aripeka


LAKE LEVELS
Location Fri. Sat. Full
Withlacoochee at Holder 32.93 32.81 35.52
Tsala Apopka-Hernando 38.91 38.91 39.25
Tsala Apopka-lInverness 40.25 40.23 40.60
Tsala Apopka-Floral City 41.69 41.70 42.40
Levels reported in feet above sea level Flood stage for lakes are based on 2 33-year flood, the mean-
annual 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


THE NATION


Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday
City H LPcp. FcstH L City H LPcp. FcstH L


Albany 60 53 .05 sh 63 48
Albuquerque 79 58 s 81 54
Asheville 71 61 .40 pc 71 56
Atlanta 86 68 r 74 65
Atlantic City 68 56 .01 pc 73 57
Austin 83 72 1.46 pc 76 60
Baltimore 69 55 pc 74 53
Billings 80 55 s 77 46
Birmingham 84 65 ts 76 64
Boise 84 55 s 79 46
Boston 57 54 .02 sh 63 53
Buffalo 64 45 sh 59 49
Burlington, VT 57 52 .03 sh 59 51
Charleston, SC 84 67 sh 80 70
Charleston, WV 69 55 ts 74 50
Charlotte 73 63 .19 pc 76 63
Chicago 79 48 pc 64 50
Cincinnati 72 54 pc 70 48
Cleveland 67 42 sh 61 49
Columbia, SC 83 68 c 78 65
Columbus, OH 70 47 sh 67 46
Concord, N.H. 58 48 .06 sh 63 45
Dallas 73 66 1.02 pc 81 62
Denver 76 50 ts 76 48
Des Moines 83 48 s 80 54
Detroit 72 47 pc 62 48
El Paso 78 59 s 85 61
Evansville, IN 74 50 pc 75 53
Harrisburg 67 51 ts 69 49
Hartford 61 54 c 68 49
Houston 79 73 .34 ts 81 64
Indianapolis 72 51 pc 68 48
Jackson 79 69 .38 ts 77 59
Las Vegas 95 70 s 98 72
Little Rock 74 67 ts 74 56
Los Angeles 77 65 s 84 67
Louisville 75 53 pc 76 57
Memphis 78 68 ts 73 59
Milwaukee 75 51 s 61 48
Minneapolis 81 51 s 79 54
Mobile 83 71 .67 ts 79 69
Montgomery 86 68 ts 78 66
Nashville 77 62 pc 74 57
KEY 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.
02012 Weather Central, Madison, Wi.


New Orleans 77 73 .36 ts 79 68
New York City 64 57 c 70 56
Norfolk 70 59 .03 pc 76 59
Oklahoma City 72 68 .19 pc 79 56
Omaha 79 42 s 83 50
Palm Springs 10375 s 105 76
Philadelphia 64 58 pc 72 56
Phoenix 97 75 s 101 76
Pittsburgh 65 41 ts 62 45
Portland, ME 55 50 .09 sh 60 50
Portland, Ore 74 61 s 78 51
Providence, R.I. 58 55 .12 sh 67 52
Raleigh 68 60 .92 pc 76 61
Rapid City 86 52 pc 77 51
Reno 86 52 s 89 54
Rochester, NY 63 43 sh 58 48
Sacramento 91 55 s 100 61
St. Louis 76 52 pc 75 55
St. Ste. Marie 65 44 pc 61 44
Salt Lake City 81 54 s 81 55
San Antonio 84 71 .63 pc 80 62
San Diego 83 67 s 84 69
San Francisco 66 55 s 87 61
Savannah 89 66 sh 80 71
Seattle 68 58 s 69 51
Spokane 77 54 s 73 47
Syracuse 66 52 sh 58 49
Topeka 77 43 s 80 54
Washington 73 59 pc 75 55
YESTERDAY'S NATIONAL HIGH & LOW
HIGH 105 Thermal, Calif. LOW 24 Fraser, Colo.

WORLD CITIES


SUNDAY Lisbon
CITY H/L/SKY London
Acapulco 87/78/ts Madrid
Amsterdam 59/52/pc Mexico City
Athens 89/68/s Montreal
Beijing 78/56/s Moscow
Berlin 61/41/pc Paris
Bermuda 80/76/ts Rio
Cairo 92/72/pc Rome
Calgary 66/45/pc Sydney
Havana 87/73/ts Tokyo
Hong Kong 85/72/pc Toronto
Jerusalem 88/66/pc Warsaw


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CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


Three justices and a house race game change


MICHAEL PELTIER
The News Service of
Florida

TALLAHASSEE A trio
of Florida Supreme Court
justices girded for battle
this week following last
week's announcement by
state Republicans that they
will try to take the "activist"
justices down.
The fight over efforts to
remove justices R. Fred
Lewis, Barbara Pariente
and Peggy Quince went
from backwater to front
burner this week with attor-
ney's groups and former col-
leagues jumping to the
jurists' defense in the face
of a recall campaign now of-
ficially blessed by the Re-
publican Party of Florida.
The ramping up of forces
in a judicial retention elec-
tion normally an obscure
ballot item highlighted an
election-dominated week.
Also this week, state elec-
tion officials settled with the
federal government over
early voting procedures
while continuing the effort
to keep ineligible voters
from the polls, and a sitting
state lawmaker announced
he wouldn't seek re-election
after his name came up
during a prostitution
investigation.
And what would a Florida
campaign be without some
voter fraud? This week, the
RPOF severed ties with a
voter registration company
after paying it $1.3 million to
gather signatures, some of
which may have been faked.
Meanwhile, Gov. Rick Scott's
elections agency continued
its pursuit of illegal voters,
sending a new list of possible
aliens to local elections offi-
cials for them to make sure
those listed are not voters.
Scott this week continued
to sing the economy's
praises, touting job growth
and other encouraging signs
that Florida's economy is
coming back. The message
continues despite less-
optimistic assessments that
have surfaced indicating
some potholes remain on
the road to recovery
The governor's weekly
radio address boasts the ad-
dition of 28,000 new jobs.
MERIT RETENTION
BATTLE HEATS UP
Three Florida Supreme
Court judges who have re-
jected Republican-backed
efforts on a couple of issues
found themselves in the
crosshairs in the normally
afterthought merit-reten-
tion elections.


With some studies show-
ing nine out of 10 Florida
voters have no idea what
merit retention even means,
Lewis, Pariente and Quince
are being targeted by con-
servatives and now the state
Republican executive com-
mittee, which described the
trio as liberals who had
been involved in extensive
"judicial activism."
Since the 1970s, Supreme
Court justices have had
their names on the ballot
every six years for voters to
say whether they should
stay on the court. If the jus-
tices are not retained, Scott
will have the opportunity to
appoint three new ones.
The justices have collec-
tively raised more than $1
million to fight back, though
judicial canons limit what
they can say in their own
defense.
CHALLENGES REMAIN
IN ELECTION
Florida's battle with fed-
eral officials over the state's
revised early voting scheme
seems to have come to an
end after a federal judge in
Jacksonville this week de-
nied a request by Demo-
cratic Congresswoman
Corrine Brown and other
black voters to stop the state
from reducing the number
of early-voting days ahead of
the Nov 6 elections.
The voters had argued
that reducing the number of
early-voting days from at
least 12 to no more than
eight,would disproportion-
ately affect minority voters,
who have been more likely
to take advantage of early
voting than white voters.
The state had countered
that elections officials were
allowed to offer more hours
on each of those days, and
that the changes applied
equally to all voters.
In his decision, District
Court Judge Timothy Corri-
gan of Jacksonville relied
heavily on evidence that
many counties would offer
as many as 12 hours a day in
early voting and would re-
quire some Sunday voting, a
potential opening for the
"souls to the polls" get-out-
the-vote efforts of some
black churches.
And local elections super-
visors this week again began
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pinpoint those who might
not be citizens.
Local elections supervi-
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week said they are still wait-
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before notifying potentially
ineligible voters.
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HORNER OUT
The latest Quinnipiac
University poll released this
week shows President
Barack Obama opening up a
wider lead over Republican
challenger Mitt Romney, but
skeptics found the 53 per-
cent-44 percent Obama ad-
vantage a little hard to
believe.
The nine-point spread
may be a little optimistic,
say other pollsters who have
been tracking the race since
it began.
Still, the poll was taken
days after the release of
Romney's "47 percent"
speech in which Romney,
speaking to contributors,
contended that nearly half
of the U.S. population views
the federal government as
an entitlement teat.
In perhaps the biggest
surprise of the week, one
state House race changed
dramatically
Rep. Mike Horner, R-
Kissimmee, dropped his bid
for re-election after his
name was connected to a
prostitution operation in
Orange County
Horner, a two-term law-
maker who chairs the
House's transportation and
economic development
budget committee, stepped
down following reports link-
ing him to Mark David Ris-
ner, 54, who was arrested
Aug. 16 for racketeering and
five prostitution-related
charges.
Horner hasn't been
charged with any crime.
"I've had no greater honor
than serving the people of
Florida, but I have no
greater priority than doing
the right thing for my fam-
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rate hearing process. The
Public Service Commission
deferred action on a pro-
posed settlement, which
was opposed by the Office of
Public Counsel.
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Charles Rehwinkel blasted
the FPL proposal, which
had the blessing of some the
utility's biggest commercial
and industrial clients.
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agreed to by the legal repre-
sentative of 99.9 percent
FPEs customers, which ren-
ders it, effectively, just a
proposal that FPL negoti-
ated with itself with some
specific rate increase offset
to the signators," Rehwinkel
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WEEK: Rep. Mike Homer,
R-Kissimmee, steps out of
his re-election bid after
being connected to prostitu-
tion investigation, and the
effort to remove three jus-
tices from the Supreme
Court gets lots of attention.
QUOTE OF THE
WEEK: "This is just a power
grab by the Legislature try-
ing to interfere in the busi-
ness of the courts," former
Republican Sen. Alex Vil-
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Mary Brown, 92
NASHVILLE, IND.
Mary E. (Allender) Kirts-
Brown, 92, passed away
Thursday morning at Brown
County Health & Living
Center in
Nashville,
Ind. She
was a resi-
dent of
Brown
County, Ind.,
and a for-
mer resi-
dent of Mary
Inverness, Brown
Fla.
Mary was born March 14,
1920, in Brown County to the
late Cecil and Ruth (Snyder)
Allender She married Toby
Kirts in 1938 in Brown
County. He passed away in
1972. Mary then married
Earl Brown in 1989 in Inver-
ness. He preceded her in
death on April 1, 2006. She
will be remembered by her
children and grandchildren
as caring mother and grand-
mother who loved cooking
for her family, canning from
her garden crops, quilting,
working crossword puzzles
and reading her Bible. Mary
was a devoted Christian and
attended the Belmont Pen-
tecostal Church and the
Pentecostal Church in
Inverness.
Mary will be missed by
her children, Nancy
Williams of Inverness, Mar-
cus (Nancy) Kirts and Don-
ald (Phyllis) D. Kirts, both of
Morgantown, Robert (Mary)
Kirts of St. Mary's, Idaho;
stepchildren Cathy (Jack)
Baylor of Milan, Darwin
"Butch" (Alice) Brown of
Columbus and Gary (Jan)
Brown of Terre Haute; sis-
ters Dolly (Norman) Wodtke
of Plainfield, Irene
Schroeder of Nashville, and
Beryl Deckard of Inverness;
seven grandchildren; 12
great-grandchildren; and
two great-great-
grandchildren.
Memorial contributions
may be sent in honor of
Mary to the Brown County
Health and Living Center,
Activity Fund, 55 E. Willow
St., Nashville, IN 47448. A
graveside service will be at
10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3,
2012, at Oak Ridge Ceme-
tery in Inverness. Reverend
Herman Sears will preside.
A funeral service was con-
ducted Sunday at Meredith-
Clark Funeral Home in
Morgantown, Ind. Heinz Fu-
neral Home & Cremation,
Inverness.
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Frank
Collette, 76
INVERNESS
Frank K. Collette, 76, of
Inverness, died Thursday,
Sept 27, 2012.
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Edward 'Butch'
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ASHBURN, VA.
Edward "Butch" Lengow-
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formerly of Homosassa
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Ed was
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"Beach," moved to Sug-
armill Woods in Homosassa
Springs, Fla. During his re-
tirement in Citrus County,
Ed was an avid golfer,
bowler and softball player.
He was also a collector of
antique cars that he showed
around Citrus County as
part of the Citrus County
Cruisers. In 2006, Ed and
Jean moved to Virginia.
Ed is survived by his wife,
Jean Lengowicz; and sister
Barbara Stanton (Flushing,
Mich.). He was preceded in
death by daughter Lori
Lengowicz. He has three
surviving daughters, Joanne
Roehling (and husband
Charles) Ashburn, Va.,
Linda Salmeri (and hus-
band David) East Bridgewa-
ter, Mass., and Lisa
Lengowicz, Raleigh, N.C.
He is also survived by six
grandchildren, Joe Chru-
niak (Wareham, Mass.),
Amber Roehling, Andrew
Salmeri, Morgan Roehling,
Dylan Salmeri and Brandon
Salmeri; as well as several
nieces, nephews and a
great-niece and -nephew.
The family will conduct a
small memorial service Oct.
20, 2012, at Spring Arbor,
Leesburg, Va. Please send
condolences to www.
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DUNNELLON
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He was born in Elmhurst,
N.Y, and moved to Dunnel-
lon in 1996. He retired in
1991 as vice president of
Warner-Lambert with 36
years of service. He was a
U.S. Army veteran, member
of the Knights of Columbus,
a graduate of St. John's Uni-
versity, Queens, N.Y, for
both undergraduate and his
MBA. He was a professor of
finance at Montclair Col-
lege, Montclair, N.J., and
Rutgers University, Newark,
N.J.; he did volunteer work
at Overlook Hospital, Sum-
mit, N.J., and St. Elizabeth
Ann Seton Catholic Church
in Citrus Springs. He was an
avid golfer and N.Y. Yan-
kees fan; he enjoyed his
trips to Ireland and France,
especially Paris; enjoyed
cruising, gourmet food, was
a gourmet chef, a connois-
seur of fine wine, watching
"Jeopardy!," attending
Broadway plays, listening to
Irish folk music and spend-
ing quality time with his
family, especially his grand-
children.
Survivors include his wife
of 56 years, Patricia; son
Kevin (Lisa) O'Brien, Skill-
man, N.J.; daughter Susan
(Kenneth) O'Brien, Linden,
N.J.; sister Peggy O'Brien,
Elmhurst, N.Y; grandchil-
dren Anna, Grace and
Michael O'Brien; niece Mar-
ianne Fontana, daughter of
Edmund and Mary O'Brien.
Mr. O'Brien was prede-
ceased by his brother, Ed-
mund O'Brien.
A Memorial Mass was
scheduled for 10 a.m. Satur-
day, Sept. 29, 2012, at the St
Elizabeth Ann Seton
Catholic Church, Citrus
Springs with Father Kevin
MacGabhann officiating. In-
urnment will be scheduled
at a later date at The Cal-
vary Cemetery, Queens, N.Y
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations in the
memory of Mr. O'Brien to
The St. Jude Children's Hos-
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Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Neal Elliott Wilborn Sr,
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A native of Decatur, Ga.,
he was born July 9, 1951, to
the late Early James
Wilborn and his wife,
Amelia, and moved to this
area in 1992 from Leesburg,
Fla. He was an equipment
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Neal enjoyed watching
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sea fishing. He was a mem-
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and Eagles Lodge and
served our country in the
U.S. Air Force.
He is survived by his son,
Neal Elliott Wilborn Jr. and
his fiancee, Julieann Pruitt
of Gainesville; two daugh-
ters, Haidee and Heather
Olson, both of Citrus
Springs; and one grandson,
Logan McKenzie Wilborn.
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I am writing this letter as
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listening to all the spin sur-
rounding our upcoming
presidential election and
wondering if the voters are
hearing the words the
politicians are using.
When Obama was cam-
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My challenge to everyone
is to think about the words
used by the Democrats
now.
Paul Ryan's budget will
change Medicare as we
know it. Well, isn't that OK?
Medicare as we know it
will be broke in just a few
years, and something has to
be done! Please realize
changing something could
be for the better, and sen-
iors, it will not affect yours.
It only changes for people
younger than 55.
Our country is very ill
and I would much prefer a
doctor with the knowledge
to treat me effectively than
one with just a good bed-
side manner We may not
totally like the medicine,
but we need to take it for
our country Our children
and grandchildren deserve
to grow up in a country
with the same greatness as
we had.
Paula Conley
Inverness

Life expectancy
The current estimated
year for Progress Energy's
completion of the proposed
nuclear plant is now 2024
- 12 years from now I will
be 79 years old. The aver-
age life expectancy of a
male is listed as 75.6 years.
Claude Strass
Homosassa

Civil or honest?
I had planned to write in
response to Joe Spoto's at-
tack on the voting rights of
the poor. Of course, his con-
tention that we (or at least
the undeserving poor) have
no right to vote was refuted
by a brief note from an-
other reader citing the
Constitution on that right.
But today (Sept. 11) John
McFadden has moved to
the forefront, citing a num-
ber of my statements and
asking the Chronicle to
censor my comments be-
cause he finds them offen-
sive. He says my statements
have no basis in fact, which
I find offensive.
Did our governor run a
continuing criminal enter-
prise? Rick Scott was CEO
of HCA for a period in
which HCA was found to
have engaged in $600 mil-
lion or more of Medicare
fraud. It was fined more
than $1.3 billion, but typi-
cally no one was found to
be responsible.
I asserted in the post-
globalization era most of
the wealth has been fun-
neled into the hands of the
rich. Unfortunately that is
absolutely true. Someone
recently charged (Presi-
dent Clinton) with betray-
ing us to Communist China,
citing the Perot/Gore de-
bates of the 1992 campaign.


ity, been steady since 1970.
I questioned whether
"the original letter-writer
knew how long 150 years
might be." He asserted
"feel-good liberals" had de-
stroyed the nation in that
time. I found it strange any-
one who passed 11th-grade
U.S. History would believe
either that we had been
governed by "feel-good lib-
erals" all that time, or that
the country has been
destroyed.
Conservative letter-
writers have been eloquent
in their contempt for their
economic inferiors. But Mr.
McFadden feels it should
be a one-way street
Pat Condray
Ozello

Consultant query
Please let me understand
this correctly Our Citrus
County commissioners
want to hire consultants to
tell them how to raise rev-
enues, while at the same
time supporting Amend-
ment 4, which if passed will
result in revenue cuts while
incurring more growth and
thus more demand for serv-
ice, which we definitely
won't be able to pay for be-
cause of the revenue cuts.
My head is spinning.
Two issues come to mind:
1) What if the consultant
comes back (along with a
bill for thousands of dol-
lars) and reports that to in-
crease revenues, taxes
and/or fees should be
raised. Then what? How
else does the government
raise money to fund ongo-
ing service?
2) Hiring consultants to
decide how to raise rev-
enues is outsourcing the
job that commissioners are
elected (hired) to do by the
people. Part of that job is
making policies through
the budget, making deci-
sions on how to spend as
well as how to generate
revenues to pay for those
expenditures. What does it
say about leadership when
all difficult decisions are
absolved through the hiring
of consultants?
Hanh Vu
Homosassa


Capitulation
If anybody believes for
one second the violence we
are seeing all over the
world is about some film on
the prophet Mohammad
(Oops! Better say praise be
his name!), I have some
swampland to sell them.
For the sake of argument,
let's accept that premise
and move on. In most mod-
ern countries, we have the
right of free speech (an
enumerated right) and
must therefore grit our
teeth even when we read or
see horrible things.
Now we have Muslim
countries in most cases
under Sharia law. While
they have governments,
they are greatly influenced
by their clerics. So we are
at a deadlock. These coun-
tries want death to
whomever chooses to exer-
cise free speech.
There you have it, folks.
The Obama administration
has asked the filmmaker to
pull the film, which to me
is contrary to our basic
principles and a capitula-
tion to Muslim extremism.
Disregard the fact that
this film has been on
YouTube for a while, yet
the demonstrations began
on Sept 11. Hello? Forget
they are chanting "remem-
ber bin Ladin." As Rodney
King said, "Can't we all get
along?" The answer is be-
coming only too apparent.
Giving billions to such
countries while we borrow


Actually, they were talk-
ing about NAFTA. Ross
Perot referred to a "gigan-
tic sucking sound" as jobs
went south, but stated peo-
ple who made money with
money like himself would
do fine. He was right
But it was (President
Nixon ... for whom I voted
three times) who launched
the free-trade era. And the
redistribution of income to-
ward the rich has, in real-


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Beverly Hills

Read amendments
I cannot tell you how dis-
appointed I was to see Mr
Mulligan's column in the
Sunday, Sept. 23, Chronicle
concerning the constitu-
tional changes that will be
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tent and the long-term ef-
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for it yourself and don't
come knocking on my door
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low-income, longtime sen-
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school children. I ask you
to exercise your civic re-
sponsibility and read the
amendments for yourself.
Please don't allow someone
like Mr Mulligan to vote for
you or someday you will re-
gret that decision.
Marilyn Balliet
Inverness


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OPINION


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 A7





CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


Endorsement LETTERS


Himmel: A-plus
Having a daughter who
has recently graduated
high school from Citrus
County and having been in-
volved in both the band
boosters (Lecanto) and IB
Parent Organization, I have
seen first-hand how suc-
cessful Citrus County
schools are. Come Novem-
ber, I strongly encourage
the citizens of Citrus
County to vote to re-elect
Sandra "Sam" Himmel as
superintendent of schools.
First of all, Citrus County
has been an A-plus school
district for seven years.
That's seven years in a row.
It is impossible to argue
with success like that! As a
small-business owner, I am
focused on getting results,
and that is exactly what Su-
perintendent Himmel has
done. I don't care if some-
one is a Democrat or a Re-
publican I vote for the
person who can produce re-
sults, and Superintendent
Himmel can.
Moreover, Superinten-
dent Himmel has incredi-
bly energy and attends as
many functions as humanly
possible. Whether it be
watching the halftime show
of our LHS band or visiting
with the IB parents to hear
their concerns, she is al-
ways ready and willing to
be anywhere that is neces-
sary It is rare to see some-
one with that much energy
and commitment
Finally, Superintendent
Himmel treats every per-
son as family Last year
when my daughter Alexis
needed a superior letter of
recommendation, Superin-
tendent Himmel took time
out of her busy schedule to
write one. I cannot think of
many other elected offi-
cials who would take the
time to get this involved
and to be this helpful. I was
absolutely amazed that she
took the time to help my
daughter
This fall, I strongly urge
everyone to vote to re-elect
Superintendent Himmel.
We are fortunate in Citrus
County to have someone of
her talent.
David Strickland
Chassahowitzka

Vote for Dawsy
I will be voting for Jeff
Dawsy for sheriff on Nov. 6
- and I am a Republican. I
do not vote based on party
lines. I vote for the candi-
date who will do the best
job and has the best inter-
est of our citizens at heart.
That man is Jeff Dawsy He
has the experience and has
proven his qualifications
over the past 16 years' serv-
ing as our sheriff.


His school resource offi-
cers ensure our children's
safety and their presence
in our schools is a constant
reminder to the youth of
Citrus County that you have
a trusted friend nearby
who is looking out for you.
Sheriff Dawsy's Community
Oriented Policing program
calls upon our willing citi-
zens to help prevent crime
by patrolling our communi-
ties. The safety of our citi-
zens, their property and
their businesses can only
be accomplished by having
properly trained personnel
who have access to the
most current equipment.
Sheriff Dawsy's efforts
have made us (one of the
safest counties) with a pop-
ulation more than 100,000
in the state of Florida (our
population is more than
140,000).
Sheriff Dawsy is as dedi-
cated to his job, personnel,
and citizens as he is to his
own family Sheriff Jeff
Dawsy has my vote!
Debbie Groff
Beverly Hills

Proven record
This is my first letter to
the editor, but I feel a very
important one. I would like
people to know from my
point of view a little about
Sam Himmel. I have known
Sam since she was a little
girl and watched her grow
into a very caring woman. I
don't think I have ever seen
her without a smile on her
face.
I watched her go through
the death of her mother, my
best friend, and her father
and she overcame these
with courage and strength.
I have a daughter who is
a teacher in the school sys-
tem and a grandson in the
school here in Inverness
and I feel confident that
she will see to it that the
teachers and students will
receive all that she can
give them. I think she has


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proven that she can do the
job as superintendent and
do it well and will continue
to work for our children.
Thank you for your sup-
port for Sam.
Claire Jenkins
Inverness

A working sheriff
I have known Jeff Dawsy
in excess of 20 years.
Through this time, I have
observed a gentleman who
stands up to his word, com-
mitment, and dedication to
the citizens of this
community.
During these past 20
years plus, I have observed
Jeff moving through the
ranks of road patrol deputy
to sergeant, lieutenant and
finally to captain of the
Emergency Operations Cen-
ter before entering his bid
to become sheriff in 1996.
Having won the election
in 1996, I saw Jeff Dawsy
truly demonstrate his lead-
ership skills by reaching
out to the citizens and mak-
ing them a part of the Cit-
rus County Sheriff's Office.
He has always kept his
word when a promise is
made, balancing his re-
sponsibilities as a family
man and his responsibili-
ties as a leader, always
demonstrating "if I ask you
to do it, I too will do it."
Jeff Dawsy is a working
sheriff, many mornings up
well before the first light of
dawn and not retiring to
the comforts of home until
well in the night many


well after midnight.
Jeff Dawsy has the years
of experience in law en-
forcement, tremendous ju-
dicial knowledge, and
budgeting experiences that
make him totally qualified
to remain sheriff in Citrus
County
This man truly cares
about you and me, and all
citizens of this community.
He strives, studies and re-
searches techniques and
methods to improve and/or
enhance technology within
the sheriff's office that will
keep this community one of
the safest in the state.
A vote for Sheriff Jeff
Dawsy will give him the op-
portunity to continue the
many programs that are a
benefit to all of us; young,
elderly, rich, middle class,
and those less fortunate
than others. He is a man of
sincerity, honesty, integrity,
and someone who was born
to lead.
Pam Ferguson
Homosassa

The right choice
While I have only been a
citizen of Citrus County for
a few years, I have had the
pleasure of working with
Sheriff Dawsy on an issue
of public safety Although
Sheriff Dawsy and I dis-
agreed on the best solution
to the problem, in the end I
have learned his directions
seem to have been better
than my suggestion.
Sheriff Dawsy always lis-
tened, took advice and even


agreed to disagree, always
professionally and politely
My limited experience in
emergency services has
shown me that you don't fix
it unless it is broken.
Sheriff Dawsy has
proven that the citizens'
well-being is his first prior-
ity and the safety of the
public safety professional
who are sworn to protect us
come next. That is the cor-
rect set of priorities for
anyone sworn to provide
for our safety.
Michael R. Rehfeld
Pine Ridge

Accomplished
I'm originally from Ocala,
where my father served on
the Ocala Police Depart-
ment as a captain for 17
years and then went on to
become a professor of crim-
inology and law enforce-
ment at CFCC (now College
of Central Florida) for 20
years. Needless to say, I
have lived a lifetime im-
mersed in law enforcement
I moved to Citrus County
18 years ago and soon after
Jeff Dawsy was elected
sheriff. I have been amazed
at the many accomplish-


ments that he's been able
to achieve here in "little
old Citrus County." We have
a sheriff's office that rivals
most larger counties in all
aspects. It would have been
a lot easier for him to just
roll along and let our
county stay in the 'Andy of
Mayberry" era, but he's
chosen to move forward
and use modern technology
and techniques to keep our
crime rates low.
As a citizen, I cannot for
the life of me understand
why anyone would not
want the best trained, most
well equipped deputies on
the road (unless you are a
criminal). I believe Sheriff
Dawsy has proven his com-
mitment to us, the taxpay-
ers, and I certainly sleep
better at night knowing he
and his men are out there.
My father passed last De-
cember, but he spoke many
times of how impressed he
was with our sheriff, and
said if there were more
like him, our state would
be a much better place. For
this and many other rea-
sons, I and my wife support
Jeff Dawsy for sheriff.
Troy and Patti Strawder
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OPINION





CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


Sound OFF


Define lyngbya
I have just read "Frustra-
tion mounts over well," on
Sept. 12's newspaper. One
of the speakers said they
have lyngbya cleanup. That
word is not in the diction-
ary. Would you please tell
me what it means? Or is this
another pull the wool over
the people's eyes?
Editor's note: Lyngbya is a
type of algae that grows like
strands of long, green, mucky
hair in fresh water, forming
mats that block out light and
can, eventually, dominate the
ecosystem.
Selfish teachers
These public employee
unions have become too
strong. And who is really im-
portant in Chicago the
teachers or the students?
The teachers are supposed
to be there for the students
every day, but they're only
thinking of themselves.
Their average salary, by the
way, is $74,000 a year.
Show the Rays
This is Thursday, Sept.
13. Why isn't the Rays base-
ball game televised today?
It's one of the most impor-
tant games of the series.
We're almost near the end.
Why can't they put it on TV?
Why do we have to see
something that's immaterial
to anybody?
Editor's note: The Rays
played at 12:35 p.m. that
day. Major League Baseball's
blackout rules are a mystery to
us, but the SUN network does
not televise all games. These
factors may have contributed
to the omission.
Bad reputation
I'd just like to say I don't
think Beverly Hills is getting
a fair rap. ... I must say I
think it's not fair that when
something good happens,
the newspaper lists the ad-
dress as Pine Ridge. When
something bad happens,
they list it as Beverly Hills. I
know Pine Ridge technically
is in Beverly Hills, but it
gives Beverly Hills a bad rep
unfairly anyway. I live in Bev-
erly Hills and I must say that
my neighborhood has im-


I can't water my lawn. I just
think something needs to
be done about any such stu-
pid, stupid reason for them
to do that.


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proved at least 80 percent in
the last few years. The
homes are being bought by
nice, nice people and they're
taking care of the place. The
whole area looks better in
the long run, so there.
It's a living
In reading Sept. 13's
Sound Off, "Saves a lot of
trouble," about the 25 cents
being charged for a shop-
ping cart. ... Next time you
complain about the econ-
omy and no jobs, you re-
member that the person
who got those carts out of
the parking lot got paid. The
person who bagged your
groceries got paid.
Unemploy Congress
We have millions of peo-
ple in this country who want
to work but don't have jobs.
Then we have Congress
filled with people who have
jobs but don't seem to want
to work. Let's switch them
around. Put Congress on
unemployment and give
their jobs and their salaries
and benefits to people who
will work.
Violent news
I'm calling about the arti-
cle you printed, the Sept. 14
article about Islamic prac-


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tice as far as people being,
for (committing) robberies,
having their right arms and
left legs cut off. If you have
any courage to print this,
why has not the Muslim peo-
ple in the United States
voiced their concerns about
these practices because they
are a nonviolent religion? But
every time you see in the
paper, which you printed,
they are very violent.
'Stupid book fair'
I'm a little bent out of
shape with the school sys-
tem. They got this book fair
for the last five days and
they keep sending the kids
home with these crazy
amounts. My daughter's ask-
ing me for $10 one day and
she wanted $7 another day
for books. This is ridiculous.
Why is the school selling
books? It's not their business
to be selling books. It's their
business to be teaching our
kids. Sam Himmel needs to
look into this and stop this
stupid book fair thing. I think
it's ridiculous and puts the
parents on edge because
sometimes we just don't
have the money to give to
the kids. It's got to stop. It's
ridiculous.
Tax water bottlers


We don't need to pay an-
other consultant to do
something for the county
when we've got staff mem-
bers in the county that can
do the same job, probably a
better job. Let me suggest
one way the county could
probably generate funds for
the budget shortfall without
doing it on the backs of the
taxpayers: Charge the water
bottling company 1 cent for
each gallon of water
pumped from the well lo-
cated in our county. Do you
know that 1-cent fee, if you
average the proposed daily
take in our water, would
bring into the county coffers
about $422,000 a year?
They tear up our roads and
stuff hauling our stuff out
of the county, paying out-of-
county people, and also the
bottling plant gets another
county's tax paid to them. If
I were a county commis-
sioner, somebody would
have to prove to me I could-
n't tax those people.
Change water laws
I cannot believe that they
are letting them them
being the people that are
drawing down 150,000 a
day out of our aquifer. We
won't get a benefit, a thing
out of it monetarily, but yet


Waste of money
This is about the new
solar-powered speed lights
that are out on Pleasant
Grove Road by Pleasant
Grove Elementary and also
on Highland Boulevard by
Citrus High and Inverness
Primary. You know, those
things are a waste of money.
They hardly ever work and
they don't even give you ac-
curate speeds half the time.
It shows you you're going the
wrong speed limit, but
you're looking right at your
speedometer and it shows
your speedometer as going
50 and it's saying that you're
going 35. So I think that's a
waste of time when it
doesn't work, which is
ridiculous. It only works
when it wants to work. I
think it as a waste of money.
Hopefully, other people
agree. Maybe they can fix it
or just get rid of them.
Port before horse
Citrus County does not
need a seaport. We have
nothing to export and noth-
ing to import. What we need
are some manufacturing
companies to create jobs.
Having a port is like buying
a cart before we buy the
horse to pull it.
Why no warning?
Mr. Editor of the
Chronicle: As a person that
buys your Chronicle, I would
like to know if you have any
information or can get infor-
mation; was our president
warned about attacks on


our embassies in Cairo and
all the other eastern coun-
tries? If there was an attack
warning, wasn't our CIA on
top of it? If not, why not?
Don't you have any re-
porters that can tell us?
Editor's note: Unfortu-
nately, the Chronicle cannot
afford to send reporters to the
Middle East. The newspaper
relies on reporting from The
Associated Press. As to the vi-
olent protests sparked by the
anti-Muslim film made in the
United States and promoted
on You Tube, according to
Wikipedia, the 14-minute
trailer had been uploaded in
July, but not dubbed in Arabic
until September. An Egyptian
TV station ran it Sept. 9, and
the protests broke out Sept.
11. To date, at least 50 peo-
ple have died in the violence.
Some Muslims have put a
bounty on the head of the
film's producer, Mark Basseley
Youssef, aka Nakoula Basse-
ley Nakoula, aka Sam Bacile.
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and you never fixed the
roads. Then you got money,
stimulus money, and you
haven't done anything. Yeah,
you do a few. You're patching
all the roads. Shame, shame,
shame on you.
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I read today in this morn-
ing's paper (Sept. 15) Roger
Dobronyi's letter to the edi-
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source and he really wrote a
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Associated Press
Whitney Kropp is escorted
by her father Jason Kropp
onto the Ogemaw Heights
High School football field
Friday night in West Branch,
Mich.
Community stands
behind prank victim
WEST BRANCH, Mich. -
A mid-Michigan community
cheered on a 16-year-old
sophomore the victim of an
apparent prank by classmates
- as she took her place with
other members of her high
school's homecoming court.
Whitney Kropp was named
to the homecoming court of
the 800-student school earlier
this month, but said she felt
betrayed after some students
suggested her selection was
a joke. She said she had
been picked on in the past,
but it intensified afterward.
Her story has sparked na-
tional interest and on Friday,
residents and business own-
ers in the West Branch area
turned out to the game to
show their support and help
take a stand against bullying.
Orange T-shirts Kropp's
favorite color have been
sold with the slogan "It's not
cool to be cruel."
"It's just so much right now
for me," Kropp said Friday
night. "I had thoughts about
not coming but I actually
changed my mind and came
out. I just thought maybe I
won't have fun. But I'm hav-
ing a lot of fun right now."
Her gown, jewelry, shoes,
hair styling and makeup were
donated.
GM recalls 40K cars
over fuel leaks
DETROIT General Mo-
tors Co. is recalling more
than 40,000 cars sold in
warm-weather states be-
cause a plastic part might
crack and cause a fuel leak.
The company is recalling
Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac
G5 sedans from the 2007
through 2009 model years
and Chevrolet Equinox and
Pontiac Torrent SUVs and
Saturn Ion sedans from the
2007 model year.
The recall affects vehicles
sold or currently registered in
Arizona, California, Florida,
Nevada or Texas.
The vehicles have plastic
parts connected to the fuel
pump which could crack. If
the crack gets large enough,
fuel could leak and cause a fire.
GM says its warranty data
indicates that the problem is
far more common in warm-
weather states. It will repair
the vehicles for free in those
states. Owners will be notified
of the recall by mail.
Troubled lottery
winner found dead
ECORSE, Mich. Police
said a Detroit-area woman who
collected welfare benefits de-
spite winning a $735,000 lot-
tery prize has died of a
possible drug overdose.
Ecorse police Sgt. Cornelius
Herring confirmed 25-year-
old Amanda Clayton was
found dead about 9 a.m. Sat-
urday at a home in the com-
munity southwest of Detroit.
Clayton, of Lincoln Park,
pleaded no contest to fraud in
June and was sentenced to
nine months' probation in July.
Her attorney has said Clayton
repaid about $5,500 in food
aid and medical benefits.
Michigan's Department of
Human Services said Clayton
didn't inform the state about her
pre-tax lottery windfall last year.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a
law in April requiring lottery
officials to tell Human Serv-
ices about new winners.
-From wire reports


Associated Press

WASHINGTON When
last we saw the chief justice
of the United States on the
bench, John Roberts was
joining with the Supreme
Court's liberals in an un-
likely lineup that upheld
President Barack Obama's
health care overhaul.
Progressives applauded
Roberts' statesmanship.
Conservatives uttered cries
of betrayal.
Now, the Supreme Court
is embarking on a new term
beginning Monday that
could be as consequential
as the last one, with the
prospect for major rulings
about affirmative action, gay
marriage and voting rights.
Roberts will be watched
closely, following his health
care vote, for fresh signs
that he's becoming less ide-


ologically predictable.
The first piece of evi-
dence could be in the
court's consideration of the
University of Texas' already
limited use of race to help
fill its incoming freshman
classes, which comes before
the court Oct 10. The outcome
could further limit or even
end the use of racial prefer-
ences in college admissions.
The court also is expected
to confront gay marriage in
some form. Several cases
seek to guarantee federal
benefits for legally married
same-sex couples. A provi-
sion of the 1996 Defense of
Marriage Act deprives
same-sex couples of a range
of federal benefits available
to heterosexual couples.
Several federal courts
have agreed that the provi-
sion of the law is unconsti-
tutional, a situation that


practically ensures that the
high court will step in.
A separate appeal asks
the justices to sustain Cali-
fornia's Proposition 8, the
amendment to the state con-
stitution that outlawed gay
marriage in the nation's
largest state. Federal courts
in California have struck
down the amendment.
Once again, many legal
analysts expect Roberts es-
sentially to be against gay
marriage. "The outcome
clearly turns on how
Anthony Kennedy votes,"
said Georgetown University
law professor Michael
Seidman.
The justices may not even
consider whether to hear
the gay marriage issue until
November
There still is a chance
that the court could become
enmeshed in election dis-


putes, even before the bal-
lots are counted. Suits in
Ohio over early voting and
provisional ballots appear
the most likely to find their
way to the justices before
the Nov 6 election, said
Richard Hasen, an election
law expert at the University
of California at Irvine law
school.
Among other important
cases already on the court's
docket:
A high-stakes dispute,
to be argued first thing Mon-
day, between the business
community and human
rights advocates over the
reach of a 1789 law. The
issue is whether businesses
can be sued in U.S. courts
for human rights violations
that take place on foreign soil
and have foreign victims.
A challenge to the use
of drug-sniffing dogs in two


situations. Florida police
used a marijuana-sniffing
dog's alert at the door of a
private home to obtain a
search warrant to look in-
side the house. The question
is whether the dog's sniff it-
self was a search. A separate
case looks at the reliability
of animals trained to pick
up the scent of illegal drugs.
A challenge to the de-
tention of a man police
picked up a mile away from
an apartment they had a
warrant to search. Occupants
of a home may be detained
during the search for the
safety of officers, but this
case tests how far that au-
thority extends away from
the place to be searched.
Environmental dis-
putes involving runoff from
logging roads in Oregon and
water pollution in Los
Angeles.


Minneapolis searching for answers


DAVID JOLES/The Star Tribune
A memorial sits on a bench in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood Saturday in tribute to UPS driver Keith Basinski, 50, who was among five victims
killed in the shooting rampage that took place late Thursday afternoon at Accents Signage Systems Inc. in Minneapolis, Minn. Police say Andrew
Engeldinger, 36, was fired from the company that afternoon and responded by fatally shooting others there before he turned the gun on himself.


In Syria, heritage the latest victim


Associated Press
BEIRUT -A fire sparked
by battles between Syrian
President Bashar Assad's
troops and rebel fighters
tore through Aleppo's
centuries-old covered mar-
ket Saturday, burning
wooden doors and scorching
stone stalls and vaulted pas-
sageways. The souk is one of
a half-dozen renowned cul-
tural sites in the country
that have become collateral
damage in the civil war
The damage to one of the
best-preserved old souks in
the Middle East was the
worst yet to a UNESCO
World Heritage site in Syria.
Across the country, looters
have broken into a historic
castle, stolen artifacts from
museums and damaged
ruins in the ancient city of
Palmyra, antiquities offi-
cials and Syrian experts say
The Aleppo market, a
major tourist attraction with
its narrow stone alleys and
stores selling perfume, fab-
rics and spices, had been
the site of occasional gun
battles and shelling for weeks.
But amateur video posted
Saturday showed wall-to-wall
flames engulfing wooden
doors as burning debris fell
away from the storefronts.
Activists said hundreds of
shops were affected.
"It's a big loss and a
tragedy that the old city has
now been affected," Kishore
Rao, director of UNESCO's
World Heritage Center, told
The Associated Press by
telephone from Paris.


In this image taken from video obtained from Shaam News Network, which has been au-
thenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a fire rages at a medieval souk
in Aleppo, Syria. Syrian rebels and residents of Aleppo struggled Saturday to contain a huge fire
that destroyed parts of the city's medieval souks, or markets, in a historic district that helped
make the heart of Aleppo, Syria's largest city and hub, a UNESCO world heritage site.


Most of the other sites rec-
ognized as heritage sites by
UNESCO, the global cultural
agency, are also believed to
have suffered damage dur-
ing the 18-month battle to
oust Assad, Rao said. The
ancient center of Aleppo -
Syria's largest city has
been hit the hardest, he said.
"It is a very difficult and
tragic situation there," said
Ahmad al-Halabi, a local ac-
tivist speaking by phone
from the area. He said
rebels and civilians were
trying to control the blaze,
but only had a few fire
extinguishers.
The fire in the souk
erupted late Friday and was
still burning Saturday


On Thursday, rebels
launched what they said
would be a "decisive battle"
for the city, followed by days
of heavy fighting, including
shelling and street combat.
Amateur video has shown
rebels taking cover behind
walls and makeshift barri-
ers, attacking regime forces
with grenades and assault
rifles. Activists reported heavy
shelling by pro-Assad troops.
It's not clear what set off
the fire in the old market,
made of hundreds of stone
stalls that line covered al-
leys with vaulted ceilings.
The market stalls lie be-
neath the city's towering 13th
century citadel, where ac-
tivists say regime troops and


snipers have taken up
positions.
The Syrian conflict has
killed more than 30,000 peo-
ple, according to activists.
Rodrigo Martin, a Brus-
sels expert on Syrian histor-
ical sites, said the Syrian
regime bears the bulk of the
responsibility for the de-
struction because it signed
international agreements to
protect cultural sites.
For at least two millennia,
cultural sites have been
threatened or destroyed by
wars throughout the
Mideast, Martin said.
"History continues, what-
ever we do," Martin said.
"Mankind can just be really
destructive."


World BRIEFS

Austerity protests
turn violent again
MADRID Tens of thou-
sands of Spaniards and Por-
tuguese rallied in the streets
of their countries' capitals
Saturday to protest enduring
deep economic pain from
austerity measure, and the
demonstration in Madrid
turned violent after Spaniards
enraged over a long-lasting
recession and sky-high un-
employment clashed with riot
police for the third time in less
than a week near Parliament.
Spain's state TV said early
Sunday that two people were
hurt and 12 detained near the
barricades erected in down-
town Madrid to shield the
Parliament building. Televi-
sion images showed police
charging protesters and hit-
ting them with their batons,
but the violence did not ap-
pear as severe as a protest
on Tuesday when 38 people
were arrested and 64 injured.
Evidence tossed at
start of butler's trial
VATICAN CITY-The pope's
once-trusted butler went on trial
Saturday for allegedly stealing
papal documents and pass-
ing them off to a journalist.
In its first hearing in the
case, the three-judge Vatican
tribunal threw out some evi-
dence gathered during the in-
vestigation of butler Paolo
Gabriele, who is charged with
aggravated theft.
Gabriele faces up to four
years in prison if convicted.
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Associated Press

PYONGYANG, North Korea A for-
eign tour agency has released the first
public photos from inside the tallest
and most notorious building in -
North Korea: the 105-story, pyra-
mid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel,
which remains unfinished more
thai 20 years after construction began.
Be ijing-i)ased Koryo Tours got a peek at the interior) or the hotel
in Pyong t ang. the capital. Photos taken by the company Sept. 23 show a bare con-
crete lobby, as well as sweel)ing views of Pyongyang from a viewing platfoirm.
North Korea began building the Ryugyong in the 1980s but stopped when funding ran out in the 1990s. Exterior
construction resumed three years ago, but few have been allowed inside. Koryo says it will open in two or three years.
The enormous hotel remains a source of fascination and ridicule for the outside world.
photos courtesy Koryo Tours/Associated Press





Hotel's house historian


Palm Beach landmark brought to life with longtime employee's tales


MATT SEDENSKY
Associated Press
PALM BEACH

playground of the rich
evokes as much history as
The Breakers, and no one
knows the sprawling resort's story
better than Jim Ponce.

Sixty years after first coming to work as a front-
desk clerk at the hotel, 95-year-old Ponce still serves
as the in-house historian, showing up every Tuesday
to offer a tour to guests.
He dresses in period clothes, this day most notable
for a red blazer, Panama hat and brass-handled
ebony walking stick. And from the frescoed ceilings
to the terrazzo floors, the 15th-century tapestries to
the Roman arches, he guides visitors through one of
America's most celebrated hotels. He's spent so much
time here, he admits it's as if his own history is en-
twined with
that of the
IF YOU GO property
"It certainly
The Breakers: 1 S. Country isn't just a hotel
Road, Palm Beach; email to me," he said.
www.thebreakers.com, or As he guides
call 888-273-2537. Tours with several dozen
hotel historian Jim Ponce, guests through
2 p.m. Tuesday. Reservations the ballrooms,
required. Free for hotel guests, parlors and
with reservations through hallways of The
concierge. Reservations Bea s
for non-guests, call 561- Breakoffers
655-6611; $15. Ponce offers
more than just
staid commen-
tary on gilded
ceilings, Venetian chandeliers and other tokens of ex-
cess. He tells of the gasp he heard when Princess
Diana and Prince Charles entered the Mediter-
ranean Ballroom for a dance in 1985, brushes with
everyone from Bette Davis to Eleanor Roosevelt,
even splitting a bottle of Moet & Chandon with Phyl-
lis Diller.
"We love to drop names," Ponce said.
MEN
The Breakers was first opened under a different
name in 1896 by Henry Flagler, the oil and rail tycoon
who developed much of Florida's eastern coast. Fla-
gler's name is invoked throughout the tour and Ponce
pays a quiet tribute as he passes his portrait.
"The man himself," he says softly, with a wisp of
Southern drawl.
The Breakers twice burned to the ground, in 1903
and 1925. Ponce tells his roughly 30 visitors this day
that the latter fire was blamed on the wife of the
then-mayor of Chicago, who left a curling iron
plugged in at the resort
"Chicago girls are noted for that sort of thing," he
says to laughter.
Ponce tells of hearing the heartbreaking news of
the fire as a boy, but The Breakers was rebuilt in


Associated Press
Jim Ponce stands outside The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach on Sept. 11 after leading a tour of the old hotel. No
place in this storied playground of the rich evokes as much history as The Breakers, and no one knows the sprawl-
ing resort's story better than Ponce. Sixty years after first coming to work as a front-desk clerk at the hotel, 95-
year-old Ponce still serves as the in-house historian, showing up every Tuesday to offer a tour to guests.


stunning fashion, in just under a year.
MEN
His own history at the hotel began in 1952, after fin-
ishing World War II service in the Navy
He held various jobs at The Breakers and hotels
around Palm Beach until returning in 1977 as an as-
sistant manager. He retired in 1982, but never really
left He vows to keep coming as long as his health
allows.
"He has perspective that none of us have," said
Kirk Bell, the hotel's manager. "He has a history of
the people that have come and gone royalty, presi-
dents, movie stars, people in all walks of life."
Ask Ponce any question and he musters an answer.
But ask him his favorite spot on the property's 140
acres, and he has trouble picking.
"It's so classically beautiful that it's hard to say," he
said.
He knows what budget hotels are like; he spent
some time as a Holiday Inn manager And he knows
luxury, too, rattling off the names of The Jefferson,
The Greenbrier, The Homestead and other resorts of
the well-heeled at which he has stayed. They're all


very beautiful, he admits, but he wouldn't trade them
for anything.
"They just don't touch The Breakers," he said.
MEN
Ponce has his tour down to a science the laugh
lines, the gestures with his walking stick, the minute
details on shades of paint and numbers of rooms and
historical dates. With him at the helm, the Magnolia
Room isn't just another oceanfront parlor, it's a
glimpse of Old Florida life of afternoon teas and let-
ter-writing by a crackling fire. That space above the
Circle Dining Room isn't just for intimate meals, it
was a Prohibition-era hideaway for those craving a
cocktail at dinner He has no ghost stories to share,
but tells of the hotel's stint as an Army hospital,
points out hidden features of a painting and gives a
history of an elaborate gold ceiling.
Around each new corner, Ponce has another anec-
dote. And even as the tour concludes outside the Ital-
ian Renaissance landmark, he can't help but think of
one more.
"You got time for just a short story?" he asks.
And filled with delight, the guests lean in for more.


Rock of Gibraltar

This photo of a Barbary macaque was snapped at the Rock of Gibraltar
by Nate Mishou. He was touring the Costa del Sol, Spain, with Joanne Mishou,
Lyn Floyd and Jane Gibson.
Special to the Chronicle


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Dear Annie: My 21-
year-old grand-
daughter recently
confided that she doesn't at-
tract men and doesn't know
why It bothers her a great
deal. She knows it's not her
looks. She is good looking.
She has had some self-
esteem issues due to
dyslexia and received
counseling.
"Kelly" had
one relationship
that she ended
recently due to
his verbal abuse.
He told her he
"hated her
drama." Kelly is
a nice person
and has many fe-
male friends. But '
she has a strong
voice and tends
to come across as AN N
loud and dra-
matic, especially MAI
in a group of peo-
ple. Sometimes she talks ex-
cessively Kelly is aware that
she is loud and says she
can't help it. My grandson,
Kelly's cousin, told me this
is why men are turned off by
her He says he has difficulty
tolerating this behavior.
We love Kelly and have al-
ways accepted this as part of
her personality even though
it can be annoying. Should I
talk to her about this or sim-
ply hope that she finds
someone who accepts her as
she is? Can she change this
aspect of her personality? -
Worried Grandma
Dear Grandma: Yes, as-
pects of one's personality
can be modified with will-
ingness and effort, but this
is less about personality
than behavior, and that cer-


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Sunday PUZZLER


ACROSS
1 Story from Aesop
6 Level
10 Cygnets
15 Abbr. in a
cookbook
18 Do-nothing
19 Drive
21 Creature of-
22 Loud laugh (hyph.)
23 Makeup
24 Gulch
25 Seed-to-be
26 Omnia vincit -
27 Eagle
28 Mothers and grandmoth-
ers
29 Catlike animal
31 Complete
33 Becomes more solid
35 Declare
36 Aquatic mammal
37 Twisted
38 Moved little by little
40 Hard-hearted
41 French cleric
42 Kind of door
44 Talisman
45 Singer Guthrie
47 Crazy
51 Electric razor
52 Layered rock
53 Streams
55 generis
56 Slender candle
57 Box
58 Coercion
60 Devoured
62 Arab VIP
63 Inconsistent
65 Mail
66 Not difficult
67 Cushion
68 Ventilates
69 -American
71 Covered with water
73 King Cole
75 You -!
76 City in Ohio
77 Coffee-filled vessel
78 Die down
81 "War of the Worlds" au-
thor
83 Good-bye!
84 Gator's cousin
85 Throw


87 Formula
90 Reheat
92 Agreement among na-
tions
94 Kind of bean
95 Kind of orange
96 Friendly
98 British composer
99 Wheel spokes
100 soda
101 Short trip for
business
103 Musical group
105 Stir up
106 Island dance
108 Charter
109 Sings like Ella
110 Next to
111 Metric unit
113 Foggy
114 Part of RFD
115 Transform
118 Jars
119 Greek letter
120 River in Belgium
124 Eternally
125 Gras
126 Alloy
127 Put to work
128 Contends
129 Express a belief
131 Source
133 Thoroughbred creature
135 Coup d'-
136 Chops
137 Character
138 Pressed
139 Term in tennis
140 Baking need
141 Krupa or Kelly
142 Really small


DOWN
1 Discharges
2 Like a lot
3 Plainspoken
4 Table part
5 "... I saw Elba"
6 Constructed
7 Paramour
8 As neat as -
9 Playing card
10 Spade
11 Be uncertain
12 Touch


Nothing
African antelope
Indian language
Coast
Reduced
Demonstrated
Delivered a lesson
Detestation
Money gambled
Particular
Seize
Computer
in a network
Kind of surgeon
Winds
Cervine animal
Nautical map
Medicine man
Per -
Converses
God of war
Steakhouse
Wine city in Italy
Combustible
material
Fork park
Curtail
Casual duds
Sing
Seven -
Salesman's pitch
Displace
Patient's
complaint
Weasel relative
Town in
Washington state
Ornate
Monk's title
Composed
Branchlet
Bitter
Like ice skates
Of cows
Sword
Largest asteroid
Worm on a hook
- Hashana
Birthright seller
Summon
English queen
Old and worn
Kin
Dirt
Form of expression
Sub -


"Bohemian -"
Berets
Untamed
Struck by horror
Auctioneer's cry
Lighter fluid
Sunbeam
Most painful
Go to bed
"Bolero" composer


The cream
Perspire
Eyre and Fonda
Started
Sudden increase
City in Germany
Tall and slender
Isinglass
Tiny bit
Easy as -


132 Dishcloth
133 Simple house
134 Mineral


Puzzle answer is on Page A14.


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tainly can be changed.
Please tell Kelly so she can
work on it. Suggest she learn
to modulate her voice so it is
less strident and find ways
to listen more and speak
less so she doesn't monopo-
lize conversations. This is
good advice whether it at-
tracts men or not. Her be-
havior shouldn't be so
abrasive that it prevents
people from get-
ting to know her
DearAnnie: My
husband and I
laughed when we
read the letter
from "Also Tired
of Bad Haircuts."
My husband and I
have groused
about this, too.
We laughed be-
cause we had
IE'S found the obvious
solution only the
.BOX day before, when
he was lucky
enough to have received
one of those oh-so-rare good
cuts.
I grabbed his iPhone and
immediately took close-up
shots of the cut from several
angles. Artistic photos they
aren't, but by keeping them
stored on his phone, he can
show any stylist what he
wants. We hope those pic-
tures will be worth a million
words. -Expecting a Better
Haircut Now
U
Annie's Mailbox is written
by Kathy Mitchell and
Marcy Sugar, longtime
editors of the Ann Landers
column. Write to: Annie's
Mailbox, c/o Creators
Syndicate, 737 Third SL,
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.


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Veterans NOTES


Due to space considera-
tions, the Veterans Notes some-
times contain only basic
information regarding each
post. For more information
about scheduled activities,
meals and more for a specific
post, call or email that post at
the contact listed.
Special Forces Associa-
tion Retired Green Berets,
Florida Chapter XXI, will have
its quarterly meeting/ Saturday,
Oct. 13, at the Best Western,
Crystal River Resort. For more
information, call Sharon
Hoagland, widow of SGM
Charles Hoagland, at 352-
249-7616. All are welcome,
come join in the comradery.
Military Officers Associa-
tion of America (MOAA) will
meet Thursday, Oct. 4, at the
Kracker Shack, U.S. 41 North,
Inverness. Lunch begins at
11:30 a.m.; the meeting will
convene at noon. Speaker is
Susan Gill, Citrus County super-
visor of elections. Plans for up-
coming events, particularly
preparations for Veterans' Ap-
preciation Week and Veterans
in the Classroom, will be dis-
cussed. All MOAA members
and prospective members (ac-
tive duty, retired or former offi-
cers of the U.S. uniformed
services and their spouses) are
welcome. Call chapter Secre-
tary Gary Runyon at 352-
563-5727 for information.
Disabled American Veter-
ans Gerald A. Shonk Chapter
70 of Inverness announces the
design and availability of this
year's Citrus County Veterans
Appreciation Commemora-
tive Pin. In keeping with this
year's theme, "Honoring our
Military Retirees," the national
symbol of the bald eagle will
represent the men and women
who made military service a ca-
reer. The image is set in the out-
line of Citrus County. The pins
are available for $3 each by
calling the chapter at 352-344-
3464, or John Seaman at 352-
860-0123. They are also
available at the Citrus County
Veterans Service Office. All pro-
ceeds benefit Chapter 70's
scholarship fund and veterans'
assistance programs.
The Nature Coast All Vet-
erans Reunion for 2012 is
looking for diversified vendors
for Oct. 15 through Oct. 21 for
the reunion, to be at the Holcim
Corp. Red Level location on
U.S. 19, just north of County
Road 488. The event is to honor
the Vietnam Traveling Wall, the
Purple Heart Memorial, Korean
War Memorial, the Moving Trib-
ute and veterans from all con-
flicts from World War II on.
There will be no duplicate
vendors. A 10-foot by 10-foot
space is $175. A 15-foot by 15-
foot space is $250. Larger lots
are $1.25 per square foot.
Power is $35 additional and
those spaces are limited. All
prices subject to a 6 percent
sales tax. Vendor generators
permitted with prior approval.
Extension cords are not fur-
nished. Applications must be re-
ceived by Sept. 30. Call Richard
Mass at 352-726-8877, or email
at richardmass@
tampabay.rr.com for approval.
Hunger and Homeless
Coalition Anyone who
knows of a homeless veteran in
need of food, haircut, voter ID,
food stamps, medical assis-
tance or more blankets is asked
to call Ed Murphy at the Hunger
and Homeless Coalition at
352-382-0876, or pass along
this number to the veteran.
Purple Heart recipients are
sought to be honored with cen-
terpieces with their names on
them at The Old Homosassa
Veterans' Memorial. Call
Shona Cook at 352-422-8092.


* West Central Florida
Coasties, Coast Guard veter-
ans living in West Central
Florida, meet the third Saturday
monthly at 1 p.m. for lunch and
coffee at the Country Kitchen
restaurant in Brooksville, 20133
Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50,
east of U.S. 41). All Coastie vet-
erans are welcome. For more
information, call Charlie Jensen
at 352-503-6019.
Red Tail Memorial Chap-
ter 136 of the Air Force Associ-
ation meets at Ocala Regional
Airport Administration Building,
750 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala. All
are welcome. Call Mike Emig at
352-854-8328.
Citrus County Veterans
Coalition provides food to vet-
erans in need. Food donations
and volunteers are always wel-
comed and needed. The CCVC
is on the DAV property in Inver-
ness at the corner of Paul and
Independence, off U.S. 41
north. Hours of operation are 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday. Appointments are en-
couraged by calling 352-
400-8952. CCVC general meet-
ings are at 10 a.m. the fourth
Thursday monthly at the DAV
building in Inverness. Members
can renew with Gary Williamson
at 352-5274537, or at the
meeting. Visit www.ccvcfl.org.
AMVETS William Crow
Post 447, Inglis, is on State
Road 40 East. For more infor-
mation about the post and its
activities, call 352-447-1816;
email Amvet447@comcast.net.
All are welcome to a rib din-
ner hosted by the Ladies Auxil-
iary from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday,
Oct. 6. Music starts at 7 p.m.
On the menu are St. Louis pork
ribs, baked beans, parsley pota-
toes, pasta salad, coleslaw,
desserts and more. Tickets
are $8.
Blanton-Thompson
American Legion Post 155 is
at 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake High-
way, Crystal River. Doors open
at 4 p.m. with dinner available;
entertainment at 7 p.m. All are
welcome at 5 p.m. dinners on
Wednesday and Fridays, of-
fered by the Legion, Auxiliary,
Sons of the American Legion,
American Legion Riders and
40/8 families. For more informa-
tion about the post and its activi-
ties, call Cmdr. Michael Klyap
Jr. at 352-302-6096, or email
him at mklyap@
gmail.com. Call the post at
352-795-6526.
American Legion Auxil-
iary Unit 155 meets at 7:30
p.m. the fourth Tuesday of
every month at the post. Eligibil-


ity in the Auxiliary is open to
mothers, wives, sisters, daugh-
ters, granddaughters, great-
granddaughters or
grandmothers of members of
the American Legion and of de-
ceased veterans who served
during war time (also stepchil-
dren); stepchildren; and female
veterans who served during
wartime. Call Unit President
Sandy White at 352-249-7663,
or membership chairwoman
Barbara Logan, 352-7954233.
H.F. Nesbitt VFW Post
10087, Beverly Hills, offers ac-
tivities such as meals, bingo,
golf, darts, karaoke, pool and
more for members and guests.
Review the monthly newsletter
for activities and updates, and
call the post at 352-746-0440.
The VFW Post 10087 is off
County Road 491, directly be-
hind Cadence Bank. The VFW
Mixed Golf League plays Thurs-
days alternating between
Twisted Oaks Golf Club and Cit-
rus Springs Country Club. Tee
time is 8 a.m. New players, both
men and women, are welcome.
You do not have to be a mem-
ber of the VFW to join. Lunch
follows. Call Rich or Jayne
Stasik at 352464-3740.
Edward W. Penno VFW
Post 4864, 10199 N. Citrus
Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs,
3524654864. WiFi available at
the post for free. The post is a
nonsmoking facility; smoking is
allowed on the porch. Informa-
tion regarding any post events
is available at the post or call
3524654864.
Afghanistan and Iraq war vet-
erans are wanted for member-
ship. Call 3524654864.
Friday night dinners are open
to the public from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
for $8; children younger than
6 eat for $4.
Disabled American Veter-
ans Chapter No. 70 meets at 2
p.m. the second Tuesday
monthly at the chapter hall,
1039 N. Paul Drive, Inverness,
at the intersection of Independ-
ence Highway and U.S. 41. The
chapter hall is on the corner of
Independence Highway and
Paul Drive.
Our main function is to assist
disabled veterans and their fam-
ilies when we are able. Anyone
who knows a disabled veteran
or their family who requires as-
sistance is asked to call Com-
mander Richard Floyd
727492-0290, Ken Stewart at
352419-0207, or 352-
344-3464.
Service Officer Joe McClister
is available to assist any vet-
eran or dependents with their


disability claim by appointment.
Call 352-344-3464.
Ambulatory veterans who
wish to schedule an appoint-
ment for transportation to the
VA medical center in Gainesville
should call the veterans' service
office at 352-527-5915. Mobility
challenged veterans who wish
to schedule an appointment for
transportation to the VA medical
center in Gainesville may call
the Citrus County Transit office
for wheelchair transportation;
call 352-527-7630.
For more information about
chapter activities, veterans' ben-
efits or membership, Call Ken
Stewart at 352-419-0207; leave
a message, if desired, should
the machine answer.
Disabled American Veter-
ans Auxiliary Unit No. 70
meets at 2 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the
DAV building at 1039 N. Paul
Drive, Inverness. Phone Com-
mander Linda Brice at 352-560-
3867 or Adjutant Lynn Armitage
at 352-341-5334. One of the
DAVA's projects is making lap
robes and ditty, wheelchair and
monitor bags for needy veter-
ans in nursing homes. All who
wish to help in our projects are
welcome. We need to make the
items certain sizes, so please
call for information. We also col-
lect toiletry items for the veter-
ans. Good, clean material and
yarn are needed.
For information about pro-
grams, or to donate items, call
Brice at 352-560-3867 or
Armitage at 352-341-5334.
Eugene Quinn VFW Post
4337 and Auxiliaries are at
906 State Road 44 East, Inver-
ness. Call the post at 352-
344-3495, or visit www.vfw
4337.org for information about
all weekly post activities.
The American Legion
Wall Rives Post 58 and Auxil-
iary, 10730 U.S. 41, Dunnellon.
Post and auxiliary meet the first
Wednesday of the month at
7 p.m. Dunnellon Young
Marines meet 6 p.m. Tuesday.
The public is welcome at bingo
at 6 p.m. Thursday.
The public is welcome at the
Oct. 20 Outdoor Flea Market
and Pancake Breakfast. All-you-
can-eat pancakes served from
7:30 to 10:30 a.m. for $5.
For information about activi-
ties and the post, call Carl Boos
at 352489-3544, or email
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as well as meetings. Google us
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The public is welcome at the
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public is welcome at the Oct. 21
flea market beginning at 7 a.m.
Outside space is $5 (bring a
table) and inside space is $10.
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bingo packet and luncheon.
Dumas-Hartson VFW
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Drive, west of U.S. 19 between
Crystal River and Homosassa.
Call 352-795-5012 for informa-
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to men and women veterans
who have participated in an
overseas campaign, including
service in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Korean Campaign medal
remains open, as well. Call the
post at the phone number
above for information.
Joe Nic Barco Memorial
VFW Post 7122, 8191 S.
Florida Ave., Floral City. For in-
formation about the post and its
activities, call 352-637-0100.
The post invites the public to
an Old Country Hayride Opry
Show at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.
There will be music and danc-
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American Legion, Bev-
erly Hills Memorial Post 237,
4077 N. Lecanto Highway, in
the Beverly Plaza, invites all eli-
gible veterans to join or transfer
to our Post 237 family. There
are many activities (call the
post for information), and
monthly dinners sell out fast
and are a big hit. Legionnaires,
Sons of the American Legion
(SAL), or American Legion Aux-
iliary (ALA) are active helping
veterans and the community.
Stop by the post or visit the
website at www.Post237.org to
view the calendar of upcoming
events. Call the post at 352-
746-5018.
The Korean War Veter-
ans Association, Citrus
Chapter 192 meets at the VFW
Post 10087, Beverly Hills, at 1
p.m. the first Tuesday monthly.
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A14 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012


Pat (Rollins) McKinney
and Art McKinney recently
celebrated their 50th wed-
ding anniversary, with two
weeks in Hawaii.
The couple were mar-
ried Sept. 3, 1962, in St.
Paul's Catholic Church,
Hamilton, Mass.
Both are retired, Pat
from Citrus County Schools
and Art from the Citrus
County Chronicle and
Citrus County Schools.


VETERANS
Continued from Page A13

Allen-Rawls American
Legion Post 77 and Auxil-
iary Unit 77 meet the first
Thursday monthly at the Inver-
ness Highlands Civic Center
at 4375 Little Al Point Road,
Inverness. Call Post Cmdr.
Norman Brumett at 352-860-
2981 or Auxiliary
president Marie Cain at 352-
637-5915 for information
about the post and auxiliary.
The post will do a bus tour
to Miami and Key West from
Feb. 18 to 24, 2013. Profits
from the trip will be used to
purchase a brick for the Fisher
House Walk of Courage, and
for new equipment for the
Color Guard of Post 77. The
Fisher House will be a home
for the families of hospitalized
veterans at the Malcom Ran-
dal Veterans Hospital in
Gainesville; the Walk of
Courage will be the paved
walkway between the Fisher
House and the hospital. For
more information, call Alice at
352-860-2981.
U.S. Submarine Veter-
ans (USSVI)-Sturgeon Base
meets at 11 a.m. the first Sat-
urday monthly at the American
Legion Post 155, 6585 W.
Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal
River. Visitors and interested
parties are always welcome.
Call Cmdr. Billy Wein at 352-
726-5926.
American Legion Post
166 meets 1:30 p.m., first Sat-
urday monthly at the Dumas-
Hartson VFW Post 8189
Ladies Auxiliary facility on Vet-
erans Drive, Homosassa, on
the west side of U.S. 19 at
Dixon's Auto Sales across
from Harley-Davidson. We
meet in the small building to
the left of the main building. All
former and current post mem-
bers, as well as all interested
veterans, are cordially invited
to be a part of American
Legion Post 166. For
information about the post or
the American Legion, call and
leave a message for the post
commander at 352-697-1749.
Your call will be returned
within 24 to 48 hours.
Seabee Veterans of
America (SVA) Island X-23
welcomes all Seabees and
Honeybees to its monthly
meeting at 10:30 a.m. the third
Tuesday monthly at Citrus
Hills Country Club, Rose and
Crown restaurant, Citrus Hills.
Call John Lowe at 352-
344-4702.
Citrus 40/8 Voiture 1219
and Cabane 1219 conducts
its meetings at 7 p.m. the sec-
ond Thursday monthly at the
American Legion Post 155 on
State Road 44 in Crystal River
(6585 E. Gulf-to-Lake
Highway). For more informa-
tion about the 40/8, call the
Chef De Gare Tom Smith at
352-601-3612; for the Ca-
bane, call La Presidente Carol
Kaiserian at 352-746-1959; or
visit us on the Web at
www.Post155.org.
Aaron A. Weaver Chap-
ter 776 Military Order of the
Purple Heart (MOPH) meets
at 2 p.m. the third Tuesday of
January, March, May, July,
September and November. All
combat-wounded veterans,
lineal descendants, next of
kin, spouses and siblings of
Purple Heart recipients are in-


They have two children,
Laura (Geoff) Hannam of
Thornton, Colo., and
William (Pamela) McKin-
ney of Mount Vernon, N.H.
They also have two grand-
children in Colorado and
one step-grandchild in
Tampa and New
Hampshire.
The have made their
home in Citrus County for
25 years and live in
Inverness.

vited. To learn more about
Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776
MOPH, visit the chapter's
website at www.citrus
purpleheart.org or call 352-
382-3847.
Marine Corps League,
Samuel R. Wall Detachment
1139 meets at 7 p.m. the third
Wednesday monthly at DAV
Post 70 in Inverness at the in-
tersection of Independence
Highway and U.S. 41 North.
All Marines are welcome. Call
Jerry Cecil at 352-726-0834
or Wayne Howard at 352-
634-5254.
Marine Corps League
Citrus Detachment 819
meets at 7 p.m. the last Thurs-
day monthly at VFW Post
10087 on Vet Lane in Beverly
Hills, behind Superior Bank.
Social hour follows. All
Marines and FMF Corpsmen
are welcome. Call Morgan
Patterson at 352-746-1135,
Ted Archambault at 352-382-
0462 or Bion St. Bernard at
352-697-2389.
Gilley-Long-Osteen
VFW Post 8698 is at 520
State Road 40 E., Inglis, one
mile east of U.S. 19. The
Men's Auxiliary meets at 7
p.m. the second Monday.
LAVFW meets at 5 p.m. and
the membership meeting is at
6:30 p.m. the third Wednes-
day at the post. Call the post
at 352-447-3495 for informa-
tion about the post and its
activities.
Fleet Reserve Associa-
tion, Branch 186 meets at 3
p.m. the third Thursday
monthly at the DAV Building,
Independence Highway and
U.S. 41 North, Inverness. Call
Bob Huscher, secretary, at
352-344-0727.
Herbert Surber Ameri-
can Legion Post 225 meets
at 7 p.m. third Thursday at the
post home, 6535 S. With-
lapopka Drive, Floral City. All
eligible veterans welcome.
Call Cmdr. Tom Gallagher at
860-1629 for information and
directions.
Landing Ship Dock
(LSD) sailors meet at Denny's
in Crystal River at 2 p.m. the
fourth Thursday monthly. Call
Jimmie at 352-621-0617.
Suncoast U.S. Navy
Armed Guard and Merchant
Marine Veterans of World
War II meetings for 2012 will
be at 11:30 a.m. at Kally K's
restaurant in Spring Hill on
Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8.


50th ANNIVERSARY

The St. Jeans


Robert and Jo-Ann St.
Jean of Crystal River cele-
brated their 50th
wedding anniversary on
Sept. 29, 2012.
The couple were mar-
ried Sept. 29, 1962, in Cen-
tral Falls, R.I. Both retired,
Jo-Ann was a teacher's
aide in Colchester, Conn.,
and Robert was a manager
at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft
in Hartford, Conn. They
have lived in Citrus County
for 17 years.
They have four children


- Deborah Saitta and
Susan St. Jean of Edge-
wood, N.M.; Jill Holmes of
Trumbull, Conn.; and Jay
St. Jean of Wallingford,
Conn. They have four
grandsons and four grand-
daughters: Tyler, Mathew,
Bradley, Chandler, Sydney,
Morganne, Grace and
Hannah.
The St. Jeans celebrated
in June at a party with fam-
ily and friends, given by
daughter Jill and son-in-
law Philip Holmes.


In SERVICE


Alexis Baughman

Air Force Reserve Airman
1st Class Alexis L. Baughman
graduated from basic military
training at Lackland Air Force
Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an
intensive, eight-week program
that included training in mili-
tary discipline and studies, Air
Force core values, physical fit-
ness, and basic warfare princi-


pies and skills.
Airmen who complete basic
training earn four credits to-
ward an associate in applied
science degree through the
Community College of the Air
Force.
Baughman is the daughter
of Elizabeth McClung of Inver-
ness and Richard McClung of
Webster. She is a 2009 gradu-
ate of South Sumter High
School, Bushnell.


For the RECORD


Divorces 9/17/12 to 9/23/12
James Romeo Caldwell,
Beverly Hills vs. Shirian Earle
Caldwell, Beverly Hills
Jesse J. Grantham,
Dunnellon vs. Brandie R.
Grantham, Homosassa
Dorothy A. Henick, Bronson
vs. Frederick G. Henick,
Lecanto
Martha A. Johnson, Beverly
Hills vs. Charles J. Johnson,
Beverly Hills
Michael James Leonard,
Crystal River vs. Esther Gail
Leonard, Inverness
Wiley D. Levins, Crystal
River vs. Sunny Lee Levins,
Crystal River
John Joseph McKenzie,
Crystal River vs. Brenda Lynn
McKenzie, Crystal River
Jamie J. Mulverhill,
Inverness vs. Gisele D.
Mulverhill, Spring Hill
Charles Schwent,
Homosassa vs. Debra R.
Schwent
Annie Mae Stevenfield,
Lecanto vs. David Ezra
Stevenfield, Dunnellon
Marriages 9/17/12 to 9/23/12
Todd Christopher Downs,
Inverness/Pamela Jeanine
Waters, Inverness
Randy Jeffery Erickson,
Crystal River/Arianna Pearl
Friends, Crystal River
Wayne Arthur Keath Jr.,
Inverness/Caitlin Josephine
Flannery, Inverness
Eli Thomas McLane,
Homosassa/Lydia Brooke
Vincent, Brooksville
Pier Giorgio Pezzi,
Orlando/Mary Jo Reynolds,
Orlando
David Francis Welch,
Brooksville/Maryellen
Christine Berkley, Brooksville
For Citrus County public
records of marriages and
divorces, call the clerk at


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The McKinneys


Engagement

Murphy/Hass

Geri and Sam Murphy of
Lecanto announce the en-
gagement and approaching
marriage of their daughter,
Devin Murphy of Long
Beach, Calif., to Tony Hass of
Long Beach.
The prospective groom is
the son of Kerry and Rich
Hass of Merrill, Wisc.
The bride-elect is a 2002
graduate of Lecanto High
School and 2005 graduate of '
the University of South
Florida. She graduated from
the University of Southern 1
California in 2008 and is now
a clinical research associate
at Jonathan Children's Can-
cer Center in Long Beach.
Her fiance is a 2002 gradu- in Corona Del Mar, Calif., as
ate of Merrill High School an architect.
(Wisconsin) and a 2008 grad- The couple will exchange
uate of Iowa State Univer- nuptial vows at 4 p.m. Feb. 2,
sity. He is associated with 2013, at Cross Creek Ranch
Laidlaw Schultz Architects in Dover.


Engagement

Gromling/Mclntyre

Kayla Elizabeth Gromling
and Christian Lee McIntyre
of Inverness have an-
nounced their engagement
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Mr and Mrs.
Charles Miller Jr and Dawn
Miller of Inverness. She is a
graduate of Citrus High
School, where she was ac-
tive in volleyball and track.
She is now associated with
All About Caring.
Her fiance is the son of
Mr and Mrs. Jimmy McIn-
tyre and Collette McIntyre.
A graduate of Citrus High
School, he was active in
football, track and
weightlifting. The prospec-
tive groom is now in the
U.S. Army
Nuptial vows will be ex-
changed Oct. 26, 2013.


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Real winner of race is Jessie's Place


LARRY BUGG
Correspondent
INVERNESS Citrus County
Sheriff Jeff Dawsy smiled like he
had just won the race Saturday
morning.
The 56-year-old chief law en-
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TAMPA Florida State's
first road test was a lot tougher
than expected.
EJ Manuel threw for 242
yards and one touchdown,
helping the fourth-ranked
Seminoles remain unbeaten
Saturday night with a 30-17
victory over South Florida.
The win avenged a 2009 loss
to USF, though few gave the
Bulls much of a chance this
time following losses the pre-
vious two weeks to Rutgers
and Ball State.
Yet the second-ever meeting
between the schools and
Florida State's first appear-
ance in Tampa since 1979 -
was more competitive than the
difference on the scoreboard.
"We knew they were going to
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and play hard, and they did
that, and our kids fought
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"We've got a lot of mistakes to
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Receiver Rashad Greene
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just didn't convert in the red
zone," said Fisher, whose team
entered averaging nearly 575
yards and 56 points per game.
"If we convert in the red zone
and get touchdowns instead of
field goals, it's a little different
situation."
Three years after returning
to his hometown of Tallahas-
see to lead USF (2-3) to a 10-
point upset of the Seminoles
in his first college start, B.J.
Daniels threw for 143 yards,
ran for 72 yards more and had
two touchdowns for the Bulls.
But the game changed dra-
matically on a play the senior


iff race. He had a time of 25:15
and 143 others reached the finish
line before he did.
However, it was a fundraiser
for Jessie's Place and there was
between $12,000-$15,000 raised
for the cause, which was the real
winner
Jessie's Place is a Citrus
County child advocacy center in


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Lunsford, a Ho-
mosassa girl
who was kid-
napped and
murdered in
2005.
A record
crowd of 476
registered for
the race and
435 runners


It was a huge
effort by everybody.
Jeff Dawsy
Citrus County Sheriff speaking
about the Beat the Sheriff 5K race, which
benefits Jessie's Place, a Beverly Hills-
based child advocacy care center.


crossed the finish line.
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winner
"It was okay,"
said Dawsy of
his run. "I've
done better and
worse.
"It's (the race)
a lot of work, but
I think it's emo-
tional that the
community em-


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during the first quarter Saturday in Tampa. The No. 4 Seminoles improved to 5-0 following a 30-17 win.


quarterback missed after being
knocked woozy by a hit at the
end of a 20-yard run that was
wiped out by a holding penalty.
With the clock showing no
time remaining in the third
quarter, the officials an-
nounced the period would end
with an untimed down. Fresh-


man Matt Floyd came off the
bench to replace Daniels on
third-and-12 from the USF 23.
The backup was sacked at the
12 by Cornelius Carradine,
who forced a fumble that
Jones scooped up and re-
turned for a TD. That put the
Seminoles up 30-10.


"B.J. wasn't ready to go on
the play ... And even if he had
said he was ready to get back
in there, I probably wouldn't
have let him at that point,"
USF coach Skip Holtz said.
"We felt like we needed to
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it's (the threat and performance of
abuse) a vicious attack on our
young people. They want to make
sure that there is some place that
they (victims of sexual abuse) can
go and get looked at and hopefully
healed. It's a great thing.
"We should be moving into our
permanent location in Lecanto
sometime in January or Febru-
ary We're excited about that I ap-
preciate all the volunteers who
came out and helped us put it on.
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the day I can't worry about that"
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Advanced Fitness wins softball title


Special to the Chronicle
The men's softball summer sea-
son is over, though not without an
exciting finish.
In the first round ofplayoffs, sec-
ond seed Reflections Church 2
faced off against third seed R.C.
Lawn Care. After exchanging runs
for almost the entire game, Reflec-
tions Church came out on top and
advanced the championship game.
In the opposite bracket, top seed
Advanced Fitness was matched up
against fourth seed The 01' Guys.
Though a hard-fought game by
The 01' Guys, Ricardo Valle and
his Advanced Fitness team re-
mained undefeated.
The championship game then
commenced. The two teams had
already played a game each, but
that did not lessen the intensity of
this game. At the end of seven in-
nings, the game was over and Ad-
vanced Fitness kept their
undefeated 14-0 record and the
first-place trophy
Advanced Fitness celebrates its
men's softball title.
Special to the Chronicle


Co-ed softball returns to
Bicentennial Park
Co-ed softball is back! The fall
league will be starting on Oct. 23, with
the registration deadline of Oct. 16.
Games are held at Bicentennial
Park in Crystal River, beginning at
6:30 p.m. League fees depend on the
number of teams that register.
For any questions or more informa-
tion, call recreation programs special-
ist Jess Sandino at 352-527-7547.
Beach volleyball league
begins successfully
Beach volleyball has come to Citrus
County! Tuesday started off the Parks
and Rec department's inaugural beach
volleyball league, and it was a total suc-
cess. Participants brought their families
out, for an all-around great night.
If you are interested in playing, we
will be having several weekend 4-on-4
tournaments coming soon. Our next
league will not begin until February
2013, though everyone is welcome to
come out and be a part of the fun!
For more information, please con-
tact recreation programs specialist
Jess Sandino at 352-527-7547.


Mark of


an athlete

Received a Skype from my son,
who just returned from a long
tour in Afghanistan. On his way
home, in Turkey, he met up with an-
other group also on their way home.
Well, let's just say, they were very
happy to be going home.
He then said, "all of a sudden the
other group tattooed my leg with
their motto and I don't remember a
thing."
Well, as you know, it is not some-
thing a dad wants to necessarily
hear but having been in a war zone
and having your son come home
alive .... it's OK! Today, whether it is
a team motto, kids' pictures, the
Olympic rings, a girlfriend's name
or just body
art du jour,
tattoos are
ubiquitous.
While I
have fre- -
quently noted
tattoos and *
body art be-
fore, it struck
me that ath-
letes, soldiers Dr. Ron Joseph
and tattoos DOCTOR'S
seem to go to- ORDERS
gether ORDERS
The cul-
tural status of tattooing has evolved
from that of an antisocial behavior
in the 1960s to that of a trendy fash-
ion statement in the 1990s. Tattoos
are commonly seen on professional
sports figures from the NFL, NHL
and NBA to ice skating champions,
cage fighters and triathletes.
There is a long history of tattoo-
ing, as many of you may know better
than I, but there is also a substan-
tial medical literature. While there
is a top-10 list for almost everything,
there is also a list for athletes with
the best and worst tattoos.
The concept of Mike Tyson's fa-
cial tattoo actually has a historical
basis, reflecting a warrior face as
opposed to the prison face when he
originally did this several years ago.
The word tattoo comes from the
Tahitian word "tatau," which
means to mark something. Tattoos
began more than 5,000 years ago
and are as varied as the people who
wear them.
Tattoos are created by inserting
indelible dyes beneath the dermis,
or outer layer of the skin. This
leaves a variety of patterns with sin-
gle or multiple colors. The meanings
vary from the warrior in Borneo a
thousand years ago to the Maori
chief in New Zealand several hun-
dred years ago or a football, rugby,
basketball or tennis player today
There is an online blog that explains
the meaning of various athletes' tats.
Decorative body art has its values
and meanings to the individual.
The medical problem faced in the
ancient days of tattoos was not as
serious as the tattoos of today How
they are applied or even the inks
used are reasonably similar The
difference in society today is the
transmitted diseases.
Tattoo remorse, the removal of
the art of last night's bright idea,
can cost up to 10 times more than
the inking, over $5,000 or more, is
not covered by Obamacare, is un-
comfortable, time-consuming and
usually incomplete.
Tattoos involve many needles
making many tiny punctures in the
skin. Each needle puncture carries
the potential for contamination
See DOCTOR/Page B4


Haunted run set for Oct.


Special to the Chronicle
Citrus Hills will host the Citrus
"Haunted" Hills 5K Fun Run at
4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct 27, in the
neighborhood of Terra Vista. The
Halloween-themed run will also
include a one-mile fun walk, as
well as pizza and music at the fin-
ish line.
The Citrus "Haunted" Hills
Fun Run will support the Citrus
Memorial Heart and Vascular
Center. Sponsors include HPH
Hospice, Comfort Keepers and
the Citrus County Chronicle.
Registration begins at 3 p.m. at
Terra Vista's BellaVita Fitness
Center, 2125 W Skyview Crossing,
Hernando. Participants may reg-
ister in advance at www.
citrusroadrunners. org.
The registration fees are:
Adult pre-registration (price
good through Oct. 26 and in-
cludes T-shirt) $20
Citrus Roadrunners and Cit-
rus Hills member preregistration
(price good through Oct. 26 and
includes a T-shirt) $18
Adult registration on race
day, Oct. 27 (T-shirt quantities
limited for day-of registrants) -
$25
Children 10 and younger -
$12
At the conclusion of the race,
prizes will be awarded for Top
Male and Female Runners in
standard age groups, Best Cos-
tume Individual and Best Cos-
tume Group.
For more information or to
sign up, visit wwwcitrusroad
runners. org, or call 352-746-5828.
NCSC has important
upcoming dates
The Nature Coast Soccer Club is
holding recreational coaching clinics
scheduled:
* U-6 Academy on Tuesday, Oct. 2,
from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
* U-8 Academy on Thursday, Oct. 4,
from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
* U-10 on Saturday, Oct.6, from 9 to
11:30 a.m.
* U-12/14 on Saturday, Oct. 6, from
1 to 3:30 p.m.
Meet Mike Penn, director of coach-
ing, at the Central Ridge fields. Other
important dates include our Jam-
boree on Oct. 27, Opening Day on
Nov. 3 and Picture Day on Nov.10.
For information, go to the website
at www.naturecoastsoccer.com or
"like" us on Facebook.
Movie in the Park
on Oct. 27
Parents, don't forget to mark your
calendar for Citrus County Parks and
Recreation's annual Halloween Movie
in the Park event. This year's event
will be Saturday, Oct. 27, at Lecanto
Community Park.
Monsters vs. Aliens (rated PG)
will be this year's movie and will be
shown on Parks and Rec's new
two-story-tall air screen. The movie
will begin at dusk.
Once again, there will be a pre-
carved pumpkin contest and several
categories of costume contests includ-
ing: boys, girls, couples and family.
Pre-movie festivities begin at 6
p.m. and will include a bounce
house, face painting and carnival
games. Free popcorn will be pro-
vided and food, drinks, and glow-in-
the-dark products available for


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Seven Rivers Christian School's Zach Saxer tries to throw a loose ball off a Weeki Wachee player to re-
tain possession Saturday during a United States Speciality Sports Association (USSSA) boys basketball
shootout at Lecanto High School.


purchase.
For more information, call Citrus
County Parks and Recreation at
352-527-7540 or visit www.
citruscountyparks.com.
5K, 'Popsicle Mile' run
for scholarships
The inaugural Alumni Pride 5K and
Popsicle Mile Run/Walk at the
Lecanto High School complex will be
Oct. 6. Proceeds will be used for
scholarship programs at Lecanto.
All finishers in the Popsicle Mile
will be recognized. Awards in the 5K
will be given to the top two finishers
in each age category: younger than
11, 12 to 14, 15 to 18, 19 to 29, 30 to
39, 40 to 49, and 50 and older.
Register online at active.com;
type in Lecanto as the site. Or, get a
mail-in application at
http://sites.google.com/site/athletics
scoringproviders/first-annual-
alumni-pride-5k-and-popsicle-mile-
fun-run-walk.
Race day registration begins at 8
a.m.; 5K is a 8:15 and Popsicle Mile
is at 9:15 a.m. Register by Monday,
Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. and receive a T-shirt.
For more information, contact Mike
Ossman at mikeossmann@
nefcom.net or 352-904-886-3344; or
email Freddie Bullock at
bullockf@citrus.k12.fl.us; or call Ron
Allan at 352-746-2334.
Tourney for Wounded
Warriors Project
The Beverly Hills Horseshoe Club
will have its inaugural Veterans Tour-
nament fundraiser for Wounded War-
riors Project on Dec. 8. Men, women
and youths are welcome. All pro-
ceeds will go to the Wounded War-
riors Project. Sponsors will be
accepted and recognized. There will
be two divisions, NHPA-sanctioned
players and unsanctioned players.
Sanctioned players will follow
NHPAtournament rules, and will
pitch five games of 40 shoes. Sanc-
tioned players will be credited for


their scores as in any other NHPA
tournament. Unsanctioned players
will pitch three games of 30 shoes;
the rules for these players will follow
the NHPA guidelines for scoring.
Thirty and 40 foot players will play
together. The 30-foot rule will be as
follows: 60 years and older have the
choice of pitching 30 or 40 feet. All
women and youths (17 and younger)
will pitch 30 feet. Physically chal-
lenged players will have the right to
pitch 30 feet, regardless of age. All
others pitch 40 feet.
Entry fee will be $15. All players
will receive a free hamburger or hot
dog and a cold drink after they have
pitched. All entries must be in before
Tuesday, Dec. 4, by 5 p.m. Entries
can be made by phone or email; pay-
ment must be in by Dec. 4, as time is
needed to form classes for sanc-
tioned players and a schedule for
unsanctioned players.
The public is welcome to observe.
Refreshments will be served at a dis-
counted price for non-pitchers. For
entry information, call Ron Fair at
352-746-3924, or email rfair3@
tampabay.rr.com.
Parks & Rec offers
youth tennis lessons
Come join Citrus County Parks &
Recreation and Tennis Pro Mehdi
Tahiri for youth tennis lessons.
Instruction will include conditioning,
drills, footwork, match play, doubles
and single strategy. The five-week ses-
sions will be at the Lecanto Community
Park Tennis Courts on Sundays. Each
session will run from 3 to 4 p.m. The
clinic is open to boys and girls ages 8
to 14 and costs $60 per child.
For more information, call Citrus
County Parks & Recreation at
352-527-7540, or visit
www.citruscountyparks.com.
YMCA offers
afterschool programs
The Citrus County YMCA's After-
school Enrichment Clubs are offered


at Central Ridge Elementary, Citrus
Springs Elementary, Crystal River Pri-
mary, Floral City Elementary, Forest
Ridge Elementary, Homosassa Ele-
mentary, Inverness Primary, Lecanto
Primary, Pleasant Grove Elementary
and Rock Crusher Elementary.
Ages for the Y Afterschool Program
range from kindergarten through fifth
grade. Afterschool programs are a
great way to end the school day, and
the first fall session will offer kids the
opportunity to participate in flag foot-
ball, cheerleading and art.
For more information, call the Cit-
rus Y at 352-637-0132.
Golf tourney needs
committee members
The Alzheimer's Family Organiza-
tion will have its 12th Annual Charity
Golf Tournament on Nov. 10 at
Seven Springs Golf and Country
Club, New Port Richey. Committee
members are needed to assist in the
coordination of the fundraising event.
The Alzheimer's Family Organiza-
tion serves the central Florida area,
including Citrus, Hernando, northern
Hillsborough, Lake, Pasco, northern
Pinellas and Sumter counties. The
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
has determined this region has more
than 100,000 Alzheimer's disease
sufferers. By assisting the Alzheimer's
Family Organization, participants net-
work with local and regional profes-
sionals, golfers and concerned
members of the community helping
those afflicted with Alzheimer's dis-
ease and their families.
For more information, call 727-848-
8888, or toll-free at 888-496-8004.
Throw horseshoes
in Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills Horseshoe Club
meets at 8:30 a.m. each Wednesday.
Men, women and juniors age 10 and
older can join.
There are all levels of play; handi-
capped method. Call Ron Fair
352-746-3924, or email rfair3@
tampabay.rr.com.


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Rays 10, White Sox 4
Tampa Bay Chicago
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Tampa Bay
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Axelrod pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
T-3:19. A-26,559(40,615).


Blue Jays 3,
Yankees 2
New York Toronto
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Toronto 1. LOB-New York 10, Toronto 6.2B-
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CS-I.Suzuki (7), Gardner (1). SF-Cano,
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New York
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WP-R.Romero.
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A's 7, Mariners 4
(10 innings)


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Oakland


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Tigers 6, Twins 4
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AMERICAN LEAGUE


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Baltimore 91
New York 91
Tampa Bay 87
Toronto 70
Boston 69



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z-Washington96
z-Atlanta 92
Philadelphia78
New York 73
Miami 67


East Division
L Pct GB WC L10
67 .576 7-3
67 .576 6-4
71 .551 4 3 9-1
88 .443 21 20 4-6
89 .437 22 21 2-8


East Division
L Pct GB WC L10
62 .608 6-4
66 .582 4 7-3
79 .497 1712612 5-5
85 .462 23 12 7-3
90 .427 2812 1712 2-8


Str Home
W-3 46-34
L-1 48-30
W-1 44-34
W-1 38-39
L-4 34-47


Away W
45-33 Detroit 85
43-37 Chicago 83
43-37 Kansas City70
32-49 Cleveland 66
35-42 Minnesota 66


Central Division
L Pct GB WC L10 Str Home Away
73 .538 6-4 W-1 50-31 35-42
75 .525 2 7 2-8 L-1 45-35 38-40
87 .446 14Y219Y2 4-6 L-6 36-42 34-45
91 .420 18Y223Y2 5-5 W-3 35-41 31-50
92 .418 19 24 5-5 L-1 31-49 35-43


W
Texas 92
Oakland 90
Los Angeles 87
Seattle 73


NATIONAL LEAGUE


Str Home Away
W-1 48-30 48-32
W-1 47-33 45-33
L-3 40-41 38-38
L-1 36-45 37-40
W-1 36-40 31-50


z-clinched playoff berth


W
x-Cincinnati 95
St. Louis 85
Milwaukee 81
Pittsburgh 77
Chicago 59
Houston 52


Central Division
L Pct GB WC L10 Str Home Away
63 .601 6-4 L-1 50-31 45-32
73 .538 10 7-3 L-1 47-30 38-43
77 .513 14 4 5-5 W-1 47-30 34-47
81 .487 18 8 3-7 W-1 43-34 34-47
98 .376 35Y2 25Y2 1-9 L-6 37-41 22-57
106.329 43 33 4-6 L-1 35-46 17-60


W
x-San Fran. 92
Los Angeles 82
Arizona 79
San Diego 74
Colorado 62


West Division
L Pct GB WC L10 Str Home Away
65 .586 5-5 L-1 49-30 43-35
68 .570 212 6-4 W-2 46-31 44-37
70 .554 5 212 7-3 W-1 46-35 41-35
85 .462 191217 3-7 L-2 38-40 35-45



West Division
L Pct GB WC L10 Str Home Away
65 .586 8-2 W-3 48-33 44-32
75 .522 10 2Y2 6-4 W-3 41-35 41-40
78 .503 13 5Y2 6-4 W-1 39-37 40-41
83 .471 18 10Y2 3-7 L-3 41-38 33-45
95 .395 30 22Y2 4-6 L-1 35-46 27-49


x-clinched division


Associated Press
Toronto Blue Jays Adeiny Hechavarria, left, and Rajai Davis celebrate their team's 3-2 win over the New York Yankees
Saturday in Toronto.




Yankees lose, Orioles win


Teams now tied

for AL East lead


Associated Press

TORONTO -Adeiny Hechavarria
doubled home the tiebreaking run in
the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue
Jays beat the Yankees 3-2.
Toronto's Rajai Davis homered
and had three hits as the Blue Jays
increased the pressure on the Yan-
kees, who wasted several opportuni-
ties early
Shawn Hill (1-0) pitched three in-
nings of scoreless relief for the win
and Casey Janssen closed it out for
his 21st save in 24 chances.
Andy Pettitte's stretch of 11 score-
less innings since his return from a
broken lower left leg was halted in
the first when Davis hit a one-out
solo homer to left, his eighth.
Davis had hits in his first three at
bats after a 4-for-4 night Friday, giv-
ing him seven straight hits before he
struck out in the seventh.
The Yankees loaded the bases
twice in the first inning but managed
just a pair of sacrifice flies by Robin-
son Cano and Curtis Granderson.
New York loaded the bases again
in the third but failed to score, com-
ing up empty when Hechavarria
made a diving catch on Eduardo
Nunez's sharp liner for the third out.
Toronto tied it in the fifth when
Jeff Mathis led off with a double, took
third on a fly and scored on a two-out
single by Davis.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Tigers 6, Twins 2
MINNEAPOLIS Miguel Cabrera hit
a three-run homer to move into at least a
tie for the lead in all three triple crown cat-
egories and Justin Verlander struck out
eight in seven innings to help the Detroit
Tigers stay in front in the AL Central with
a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Cabrera's blast in the eighth inning off
Casey Fien was his 43rd home run for
the year, moving him into a tie with Texas
star Josh Hamilton for the AL lead. He
also leads the AL in batting average
(.327) and RBIs (136) as he looks to be-
come the first player since 1967 to lead
the league in all three categories.
Verlander (17-8) allowed four hits and
one unearned run to drop his ERA to 2.64
for the Tigers.

Athletics 7, Mariners 4
(10 innings)
OAKLAND, Calif. Josh Donaldson
hit a tying two-run home run in the ninth
inning and Brandon Moss hit a game-
ending three-run homer in the 10th, and
the Athletics gained ground on the first-
place Texas Rangers with a stunning win
over the Mariners.
Coco Crisp singled off Oliver Perez (1-
3) leading off the final inning for his fourth
hit. Stephen Pryor entered with one out
and walked Yoenis Cespedes on four
pitches.
Moss hammered the first pitch against
Pryor well over the wall in right for his
21st home run, sending Oakland stream-
ing out of the dugout to celebrate its
major-league leading 14th walk-off win.
The A's are 2 1/2 games back of Texas
in the division and 2 1/2 ahead of the Los
Angeles Angels for the final wild card.


AMERICAN LEAGUE
Friday's Games
Baltimore 9, Boston 1
Cleveland 8, Kansas City 5
N.Y Yankees 11, Toronto 4
L.A. Angels 7, Texas 4
Minnesota 4, Detroit 2
Chicago White Sox 3, Tampa Bay 1
Oakland 8, Seattle 2
Saturday's Games
Toronto 3, N.Y Yankees 2
Detroit 6, Minnesota 4
Oakland 7, Seattle 4, 10 innings
Tampa Bay 10, Chicago White Sox 4
L.A. Angels at Texas, ppd., rain
Baltimore 4, Boston 3
Kansas City at Cleveland, late
Sunday's Games
Kansas City (Hochevar 8-15) at Cleveland (McAllister5-8), 1:05 p.m.
Angels (Greinke 6-2) atTexas (Darvish 16-9), 1:05p.m. (Game 1)
Yankees (Hughes 16-13) at Toronto (Alvarez 9-14), 1:07 p.m.
Boston (Z.Stewart 1-3) at Baltimore (J.Saunders 2-3), 1:35 p.m.
Detroit (A.Sanchez 4-6) at Minnesota (Hendks 1 -8), 2:10 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Price 19-5) at White Sox (Quintana 6-5), 2:10 p.m.
Seattle (Er.Ramirez 1-3) at Oakland (Milone 13-10), 4:05 p.m.
Angels (Santana 9-12) atTexas (Holland 11-6), 7:05 p.m. (Game 2)
Monday's Games
Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.
Baltimore at Tampa Bay 7:10 p.m.
Detroit at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.
Texas at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Friday's Games
Cincinnati 1, Pittsburgh 0
Miami 2, Philadelphia 1
N.Y Mets 3, Atlanta 1
Houston 7, Milwaukee 6
St. Louis 12, Washington 2
Arizona 8, Chicago Cubs 3
San Francisco 3, San Diego 1
L.A. Dodgers 8, Colorado 0
Saturday's Games
Pittsburgh 2, Cincinnati 1
Milwaukee 9, Houston 5
Atlanta 2, N.Y. Mets 0
Philadelphia at Miami, late
Washington 6, St. Louis 4 (10 innings)
Chicago Cubs at Arizona, late
San Francisco at San Diego, late
Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, late
Sunday's Games
Philadelphia (Hamels 16-6) at Miami (Eovaldi 4-12), 1:10 p.m.
Cincinnati (Cueto 19-9) at Pittsburgh (Rodriguez 12-13), 1:35 p.m.
N.Y. Mets (Mejia 1-1) at Atlanta (Medlen 9-1), 1:35 p.m.
Houston (Lyles 4-12) at Milwaukee (Fiers 9-9), 2:10 p.m.
Washington (Detwiler 10-7) at St. Louis (Lynn 17-7), 2:15 p.m.
San Fran. (Uncecum 10-15) at San Diego (Volquez 11-11), 4:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (Rusin 1-3) at Aizona (Collmenter 5-3), 4:10 p.m.
Colorado (J.De La Rosa 0-1) at Dodgers (Beckett 1-3), 4:10 p.m.
Monday's Games
Atlanta at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at Washington, 7:05 p.m.
N.Y Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m.
Houston at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m.
San Diego at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.
Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.
San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.

For more box scores,
see Page B4.


Orioles 4, Red Sox 3
BALTIMORE Chris Davis hit his
30th home run, rookie Manny Machado
lined a go-ahead shot in the seventh in-
ning and the Orioles climbed into a tie atop
the AL East by defeating the Red Sox.
After finishing in the division cellar in
the previous four seasons, Baltimore (91-
67) is now in first place with the New York
Yankees. Both teams have four games left.
Baltimore went ahead 3-0 in the fourth,
then let Boston pull even before Machado
homered a liner into the second row of the
left-field seats off Felix Doubront (11-10).

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Braves 2, Mets 0
ATLANTA- Mike Minor pitched 6 1-3
sharp innings to win his fifth straight deci-
sion, Martin Prado and Jason Heyward
each had an RBI and the Atlanta Braves
beat the New York Mets 2-0.


Chipper Jones, who played his next-to-
last regular-season game at Turner Field,
was hitless in four at-bats.
Craig Kimbrel earned his 41st save of
in 44 chances with a scoreless but shaky
ninth.
The Braves have won six of seven and
11 of 15, but they began the night four
games behind Washington in the National
League East with six games to play.
If they don't win the division, the
Braves will host a wild-card playoff game
next Friday.

Pirates 2, Reds 1
PITTSBURGH -Andrew McCutchen
hit a solo home run off Jonathan Broxton
with one out in the ninth inning, lifting the
Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati
Reds 2-1.
A day after getting no-hit by Cincin-
nati's Homer Bailey, the Pirates won with
eight hits.
McCutchen's 31st homer helped Pitts-
burgh keep a record 20th consecutive
losing season at bay for at least a day.
The All-Star hit a 2-2 fastball from Broxton
(4-4) a couple rows deep in right-center
before getting mobbed at home plate by
his teammates.
Joel Hanrahan (5-1) worked out of a
two-on, two-out jam in the ninth, setting
the stage for McCutchen. Pedro Alvarez
had two hits for the Pirates, who won for
just the seventh time this month.

Brewers 9, Astros 5
MILWAUKEE Marco Estrada struck
out 11 in eight shutout innings, Corey
Hart homered twice and the Milwaukee
Brewers beat the Houston Astros 9-5 on
Saturday night.
The Brewers began the day barely in
the playoff race, a year they reached the
NL championship series. Any Milwaukee
loss or St. Louis win would mean
elimination.
Hart drove in four runs to back Estrada
(5-7), who won for the third time in four
starts. The right-hander allowed only four
singles and a walk after giving up six
earned runs in just four innings against
Washington in his last outing.
Houston hit three home runs in the
ninth to score five times off reliever Livan
Hernandez. Fernando Martinez and Brian
Bogusevic hit two-run homers and Tyler
Greene added a solo shot.

Nationals 6, Cardinals 4
(10 innings)
ST. LOUIS Michael Morse circled
the bases for a grand slam after taking an
imaginary swing, and the Washington Na-
tionals cut their magic number for winning
the NL East to one Saturday night, beat-
ing St. Louis 6-4 on Kurt Suzuki's two-run
double in the 10th inning.
The Nationals were forced to wait at
least another day when second-place
Atlanta won.
St. Louis' magic number for clinching
the second NL wild-card spot remained at
three.
The Nationals opened the game with a
blast, and a bit of comedy.
Morse's drive with the bases loaded
cleared the wall but caromed back onto
the field, sending runners and fielders
scurrying. The umpires reviewed the ball
on replay and confirmed it was indeed a
grand slam.
The umps ordered all runners to re-
trace their steps and Morse back to the
plate. He mimicked his swing minus a
bat, then made his trip around the bases.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 B3



NL

Pirates 2, Reds 1


Cincinnati

WValdz 2b
Cozart ss
Votto lb
Gregrs pr
Ondrskp
Broxtn p
Rolen 3b
Bruce rf
Heisey If
DNavrr c
Stubbs cf
Leake p
Arrdnd p
Ludwck ph
Phipps pr
Frazier 1 b


Pittsburgh
ab r h bi


4 0 1 0
4 0 1 0
2 0 1 0
0 00
0 00
0 00 0
4 0 1 1
4 0 0 0
3 0 0 0
3 0 1 0
4 0 0 0
2 0 1 0
0 0 0 0
1 0 1 0
0 1 0 0
0 0 0 0


Presley If
SMarte If
JHrrsn 2b
AMcCt cf
GJones rf
Grilli p
Hanrhn p
GSnchz lb
PAIvrz 3b
McKnr c
Barmes ss
dArnad pr
Tabata rf
McPhrs p
JHughs p
Holtph
Mercer ss


ab rh bi


Totals 31 171 Totals 3228 2
Cincinnati 000 000 010 1
Pittsburgh 000 000 101 2
One out when winning run scored.
E-Arredondo (1), Cozart (14). DP-Pitts-
burgh 1. LOB-Cincinnati 9, Pittsburgh 12.
2B-Leake (3), Ludwick (26), Presley (12),
PAlvarez (24). HR-A.McCutchen (31). S-
W.Valdez, D.Navarro, Holt.
IP H RERBBSO
Cincinnati
Leake 6 4 0 0 3 3
Arredondo 1 2 1 1 1 1
Ondrusek 1 1 0 0 2 0
BroxtonL,3-2 1-3 1 1 1 0 0
Pittsburgh
McPherson 6 4 0 0 1 5
J.Hughes 1 1 0 0 0 2
Grilli BS,3-5 1 2 1 1 1 2
HanrahanW,5-1 1 0 0 0 2 0
WP-Ondrusek.
T-3:11. A-38,623 (38,362).


Braves 2, Mets 0


NewYork


Atlanta


ab rh bi ab rh bi
Tejada ss 4 0 0 0 Constnz cf 4 0 1 0
AnTrrs cf 3 0 1 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0
DnMrp ph 1 0 0 0 Kimrel p 0 00 0
DWrght3b 3 0 1 0 Pradolf 4 1 2 1
Hairstn rf 3 0 1 0 Heywrd rf 4 00 1
I.Davisph 1 0 0 0 C.Jones 3b 4 0 0 0
Dudalb 4 0 0 0 FFrmnib 4 00 0
Bay If 3 0 1 0 Uggla 2b 3 0 2 0
RCeden 2b 3 0 0 0 McCnnc 2 01 0
Nickesc 2 0 0 0 Smmnsss 3 1 2 0
Shpchph-c 1 0 1 0 Minor p 1 0 0 0
CYoung p 2 0 0 0 Durbin p 0 00 0
EIRmrp 0 0 0 0 Avilanp 0 00 0
JuTrnrph 1 0 0 0 Hinskeph 1 00 0
RRmrzp 0 00 0 RJhnsncf 0 00 0
Totals 31 05 0 Totals 302 8 2
NewYork 000 000 000 0
Atlanta 100 010 00x 2
E-Uggla (12). DP-Atlanta 2. LOB-New York
5, Atlanta 6. 2B-D.Wright (41), Prado 2 (42).
CS-Constanza (2). S-Minor.
IP H RERBBSO
NewYork
C.YoungL,4-9 6 7 2 2 1 6
EI.Ramirez 1 1 0 0 0 1
R.Ramirez 1 0 0 0 0 1
Atlanta
Minor W,11-10 61-33 0 0 0 4
Durbin H,15 1-3 0 0 0 0 0
AvilanH,5 1-3 0 0 0 0 1
VentersH,20 1 2 0 0 0 0
KimbrelS,41-44 1 0 0 0 0 2
HBP-by Kimbrel (D.Wright).WP-C.Young 2,
Kimbrel. Balk-Avilan.
T-2:33. A-48,310 (49,586).


Brewers 9, Astros 5


Houston Milwaukee
ab r h bi


ab rh bi


Altuve 2b 4 0 0 0 Aoki rf 5 23 2
SMoore rf 4 1 2 0 Bianchi 3b 0 00 0
Wallacb 4 01 0 RWeks2b 4 00 0
FMrtnz If 3 1 1 2 Farrisph-2b 1 01 0
JCastroc 4 1 1 0 Braun If 3 1 2 0
Dmngz3b 3 0 1 0 Morganph-lf 1 00 0
DelRsrp 0 0 0 0 ArRmr3b 4 2 3 2
Bogsvc ph 1 1 1 2 LSchfr ph-rf 0 0 0 1
Greeness 4 1 1 1 Hartib 3 22 4
BBarnscf 4 0 1 0 lshikawph-1b1 0 0 0
Keuchl p 0 0 0 0 Lucroy c 4 1 1 0
Fick p 0 00 0 Torreal c 0 0 0 0
Pareds ph 1 0 0 0 CGomzcf 4 02 0
Storey p 0 0 0 0 Segura ss 3 1 1 0
B.Laird3b 1 0 0 0 Estradp 3 0 0 0
LHrndzp 0 00 0
Verasp 0 00 0
Totals 33 59 5 Totals 36915 9
Houston 000 000 005 5
Milwaukee 043 100 01x 9
E-Del Rosario (2). DP-Houston 1, Milwaukee
1. LOB-Houston 3, Milwaukee 8. 2B-Aoki
(37), C.Gomez (19), Segura (4). HR-F.Mar-
tinez (4), Bogusevic (7), Greene (11),
Ar.Ramirez (27), Hart 2 (30). S-Keuchel,
Estrada. SF-L.Schafer.
IP H RERBBSO
Houston
Keuchel L,3-8 21-38 7 7 1 2
Fick 12-32 1 1 1 0
Storey 2 3 0 0 1 1
DelRosario 2 2 1 0 0 1
Milwaukee
Estrada W,5-7 8 4 0 0 1 11
Li.Hernandez 2-3 5 5 5 0 0
Veras 1-3 0 0 0 0 0
WP-Fick.
T-3:05. A-34,294 (41,900).


Nationals 6,
Cardinals 4
(10 innings)


Washington St. Louis
ab r h bi


Werth rf 6 0 1 0
Harper cf 5 1 3 0
Zmrmn3b 5 1 2 0
LaRochIb 3 2 2 0
Morse If 4 1 1 4
Berndn If 0 0 0 0
Dsmnd ss 5 00 0
Espinos2b 4 1 1 0
KSuzukc 5 0 2 2
Zmrmnp 2 00 0
SBurntt p 0 00 0
Matthsp 0 0 0 0
Clipprd p 0 0 0 0
Tracy ph 1 0 0 0
Storen p 0 0 0 0
Lmrdzzph 1 0 1 0
Stmmn p 0 00 0
Totals 41 6136


ab rh bi


Jay cf 4 0 2
MCrpnt 3b 5 0 0
Hollidy If 4 0 1
Craigilb 5 0 1
YMolin c 4 0 1
Beltran rf 4 1 1
Schmkr 2b 4 1 1
SFrmn p 0 0 0
Salas p 0 00
Kozma ss 4 2 3
Lohse p 2 0 0
Mujica p 0 0 0
Freese ph 0 0 0
Chamrs pr 0 0 0
Boggs p 0 0 0
Motte p 0 00
Descls ph-2b 1 0 1
Totals 37 411


Washington400 000 000 2 6
St. Louis 000 000 301 0 4
DP-Washington 3. LOB-Washington 10, St.
Louis 7. 2B-Harper (25), Zimmerman (36),
K.Suzuki (5), Kozma (4). HR-Morse (17). S-
Bernadina, Zimmermann. SF-Jay.
IP H RERBBSO
Washington
Zimmermann 61-37 3 3 2 5
S.BurnettH,30 1-3 1 0 0 0 0
MattheusH,17 1-3 0 0 0 0 0
ClippardH,12 1 0 0 0 1 0
StorenW,3-1 BS,1-4 1 2 1 1 0 1
StammenS,1-2 1 1 0 0 0 1
St. Louis
Lohse 6 8 4 4 1 9
Mujica 1 2 0 0 0 2
Boggs 1 0 0 0 0 1
Motte 1 1 0 0 0 1
S.Freeman L,0-2 1-3 0 1 1 1 0
Salas 2-3 2 1 1 1 0
PB-Y.Molina.
T-3:38. A-42,264 (43,975).






B4 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012


Crystal River 37,
Citrus 34, OT
CR 13 8 0 10 6 37
CH 7 7 17 0 3 34
Scoring Summary
First Quarter
CR D. Baldner 40-yard run (J. McAteer
kick)
CH D. Franklin 19-yard pass from C. Bog-
art (A. Killeen kick)
CR S. Franklin 36-yard pass from Joe
LaFleur (kick blocked)
Second Quarter
CR -A. Ellison 45-yard fumble return (A. El-
lison run)
CH D. Chapes 2-yard run (Killeen kick)
Third Quarter
CH A. Killeen 35-yard field goal
CH -J. Pouncey 55-yard punt return (Killeen
kick)
CH Pouncey 39-yard run (Killeen kick)
Fourth Quarter
CR McAteer 26-yard field goal
CR Franklin 29-yard pass from LaFleur
(McAteer kick)
Overtime
CH Killeen 26-yard field goal
CR D. Dawsy 5-yard pass from LaFleur
Individual Leaders
Passing -CR: LaFleur 69-9-141-3-0; CH: Bog-
art 6-11-106-1-1.
Rushing CR: Baldner 15-76-1; Ty Reynolds
6-19-0; CH: Pouncey 19-125-1; Chapes 34-109-
1.
Receiving CR: Franklin 3-99-2; Reynolds 1 -
26-0; Dawsy 1-5-1; CH: Desmond Franklin
2-36-1; Stevie Smith 2-33-0; Pouncey 1-29-0
Interceptions CR: McAteer.
Lecanto 28,
The Villages 0
LEC 6 15 0 7 28
VIL 0 0 0 0 0
Scoring Summary
First Quarter
LEC N. Waters 5-yd run (kick blocked)
Second Quarter
LEC R. Addison 60-yd run (N. Waters 2-pt
run good)
LEC D. Anderson 90-yd fumble return (kick
good)
Fourth Quarter
LEC N. Waters 12-yd run (kick good)
Individual Leaders
Passing LEC: C. Barber 3-7-54-0-0; VIL: C.
Kelly 5-11-129-1-1.
Rushing LEC: R. Addison 6-140-1, N. Waters
9-99-2, J. Lucas 12-61-0; VIL: M. Sallie 11 -48-0,
T. MacEdo 10-47-0.
Recieving LEC: J. Lucas 3-55-0; VIL: T.
MacEdo 5-129-0.
South Sumter 35,
Dunnellon 7
Dun 0 7 0 0 7
SS 14 0 7 14 35
Scoring Summary
First Quarter
SS- Simmons 11 pass to McKrachon (Moir
kick)
SS -Simmons 51 rush (Moir kick)
Second Quarter
Dun Boley 29 pass to Jackson (kick good)
Third Quarter
SS D. Gibson 91 kick return (Moir kick)
Fourth Quarter
SS Simmons 15 pass to L. Gibson (Moir
kick)
SS Brown 5 rush (Moir kick)
Individual Leaders
Rushing Dun: Boley 18-58; SS: Simmons 3-
58-1, McMullen 8-38-0, Brown 3-11-1.
Passing Dun: Boley 5-14-67-1-2;
SS:Simmons 3-12-50-2-1.
Receiving Dun: Jackson 3-44-1; SS: Bannis-
ter 1-24-0; L. Gibson 1-15-1; McKrachon
1-11-1.



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at Atlanta 7
San Francisco 312
San Diego 1Y2
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Seattle 212
at Arizona 612
at Denver 6
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atGreen Bay 7
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at Philadelphia 2


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Ryder Cup results
Saturday
At Medinah Country Club
Medinah, Ill.
United States 10, Europe 6
Foursomes
United States 3, Europe 1
Justin Rose and lan Poulter, Europe, def.
Webb Simpson and Bubba Watson, United
States, 1 up.
Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson, United
States, def. Lee Westwood and Luke Donald,
Europe, 7 and 6.
Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson, United
States, def. Nicolas Colsaerts and Sergio Gar-
cia, Europe, 2 and 1.
Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker, United
States, def. Rory Mcllroy and Graeme McDow-
ell, Europe, 1 up.
Fourballs
United States 2, Europe 2
Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar, United
States, def. Nicolas Colsaerts and Paul Lawrie,
Europe, 1 up.
Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson, United
States, def. Justin Rose and Francesco Moli-
nari, Europe, 5 and 4.
Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald, Europe, def.
Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, United States,
1 up.
Rory Mcllroy and lan Poulter, Europe def.Jason
Dufner and Zach Johnson, United States, 1 up.
Ryder Cup pairings
Sunday
At Medinah Country Club
Medinah, Ill.
All Times EDT
Singles
12:03 p.m. Luke Donald, Europe, vs.
Bubba Watson, United States.
12:14 p.m. -an Poulter, Europe, vs. Webb
Simpson, United States.
12:25 p.m.- Rory Mcllroy, Europe, vs. Kee-
gan Bradley, United States.
12:36 p.m. -Justin Rose, Europe, vs. Phil
Mickelson, United States.
12:47p.m.-Paul Lawrie, Europe, vs. Brandt
Snedeker, United States.
12:58 p.m.- Nicolas Colsaerts, Europe, vs.
Dustin Johnson, United States.


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TODAY'S SPORTS
AUTO RACING
2 p.m. (ESPN) Sprint Cup: AAA 400 race
2 p.m. (ESPN2) NHRA Lucas Oil Series (Taped)
6 p.m. (ESPN2) Global Rallycross Championship (Taped)
8 p.m. (ESPN2) NHRAAAA Insurance Midwest Nationals
(Same-day Tape)
12 a.m. (ESPN2) Sprint Cup: AAA 400 race (Taped)
BASEBALL
1 p.m. (FSNFL) Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins
2 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox
2 p.m. (TBS) Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox
2 p.m. (WGN-A) Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
WNBA conference semifinal
4 p.m. (ESPN2) Indiana Fever at Atlanta Dream.
Conference Semifinal Game 2
9 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota Lynx at Seattle Storm.
Conference Semifinal Game 2
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
6 a.m. (FSNFL) Texas at Oklahoma State (Taped)
7:30 p.m. (SUN) Florida State at South Florida (Taped)
NFL
1 p.m. (CBS) New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills
1 p.m. (FOX) Seattle Seahawks at St. Louis Rams or
Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons or San Francisco
49ers at New York Jets or Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions
4 p.m. (FOX) New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers
8:20 p.m. (NBC) New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
GOLF
12 p.m. (NBC) 2012 Ryder Cup Final Day
3 p.m. (GOLF) Web.com: Chiquita Classic Final Round
BULL RIDING
5 p.m. (CBS) PBR 15/15 Bucking Battle (Taped)
6 p.m. (FSNFL) CBR South Point Vegas Challenge (Taped)
7 p.m. (NBCSPT) PBR Greensboro Invitational
SOCCER
1 p.m. (UNI) Mexicano Premier Division: Pumas vs. Puebla
VOLLEYBALL
11 p.m. (NBCSPT) Beach Volleyball (Taped)

Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the
discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game
on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider.


Correction

In Saturday's article entitled 'Panthers stampede Buffalo,'
Roshon Addison was misidentified. Addison had 6 carries for
140 yards and a touchdown in Lecanto's 28-0 victory over The
Villages. The Chronicle regrets the error.


1:09 p.m.- Graeme McDowell, Europe, vs.
Zach Johnson, United States.
1:20 p.m.- Sergio Garcia, Europe, vs. Jim
Furyk, United States.
1:31 p.m.-Peter Hanson, Europe, vs.Jason
Dufner, United States.
1:42 p.m.- LeeWestwood, Europe, vs. Matt
Kuchar, United States.
1:53 p.m. Martin Kaymer, Europe, vs.
Steve Stricker, United States.
2:04 p.m.- Francesco Molinari, Europe, vs.
TigerWoods, United States.



Sprint Cup
AAA 400 Lineup
After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday
At Dover International Speedway
Dover, Del.
Lap length: 1 miles
(Car number in parentheses)
1. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 159.299.
2. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 159.264.
3. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 159.2.
4. (22) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 158.758.
5. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 158.667.
6. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 158.541.
7. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 158.444.
8. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 158.297.
9. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 158.256.
10. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 158.151.
11. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 158.089.
12. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 157.992.
13. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 157.971.
14. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 157.971.
15. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 157.95.
16. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 157.819.
17. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 157.784.
18. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 157.653.
19. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 157.604.
20. (1) Jamie McMurray Chevrolet, 156.958.
21. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 156.924.
22. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 156.829.
23. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 156.631.
24. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 156.597.
25. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 156.542.
26. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 156.488.
27. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 156.297.
28. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 156.23.
29. (91) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 156.223.
30. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 156.182.
31. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 156.02.
32. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 155.885.
33. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 155.709.
34. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 155.44.
35. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevy, 155.38.
36. (23) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, 155.253.
37. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 155.059.
38. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 155.025.
39. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 154.646.
40. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, Owner Points.
41. (32) T.J. Bell, Ford, Owner Points.
42. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, Owner Points.
43. (37) Dave Blaney Chevrolet, 155.025.
Failed to Qualify
44. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 154.759.
45. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 154.639.
46. (49) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 154.467.
47. (33) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 153.741.
48. (79) Kelly Bires, Ford, 153.682.


Nationwide
OneMain Financial
200 results
Saturday
At Dover International Speedway
Dover, Del.
Lap length: 1 miles
(Start position in parentheses)
1. (3) Joey Logano, Toyota, 200 laps, 149.8 rat-
ing, 0 points, $39,375.
2. (10) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 200, 110.2, 0,
$29,675.
3. (12) Michael Annett, Ford, 200, 99.5, 41,
$30,718.
4. (4) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 200, 103.1, 40,
$26,893.
5. (7) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 200, 113.1, 0,
$17,650.
6. (13) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 200, 89, 38,
$24,218.
7. (38) Brian Scott, Toyota, 200, 95.6, 37,
$22,528.
8. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 200, 115.3, 0,
$14,920.
9. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 200, 99.6, 35,
$22,018.
10. (9) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 200, 102.1, 34,
$21,818.
11. (15) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 200, 84.7, 33,
$20,343.
12. (1) Darrell Wallace Jr., Toyota, 200, 91.6, 32,
$23,618.
13. (8) Ryan Blaney, Dodge, 200, 86.1, 0,
$20,118.
14. (11) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 200, 85.9, 30,
$19,993.
15. (21) Jeff Green, Toyota, 200, 80.2, 29,
$20,893.
16. (25) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 200, 76.7,
28, $19,843.
17. (24) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 200, 73.7, 27,
$22,368.
18. (14) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 199, 103, 26,
$19,918.
19. (16)Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 198, 70.5, 25,
$19,668.
20. (23) Jason Bowles, Dodge, 198, 67.9, 24,
$20,293.
21. (29) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 197, 64, 23,
$19,568.
22. (18) Blake Koch, Toyota, 197, 62.7, 22,
$19,468.
23. (34) J.J. Yeley, Ford, 197, 64.7, 0, $12,925.
24. (33) Timmy Hill, Ford, 197, 53.1, 20,
$19,343.
25. (31) Jamie Dick, Chevrolet, 197, 50.5, 19,
$13,300.
26. (37) Eric McClure, Toyota, 197, 47.3, 18,
$19,243.
27. (27) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 194, 63.1,
17, $19,193.
28. (41) Brad Teague, Chevrolet, 193, 41, 16,
$19,118.
29. (39) Tim Andrews, Ford, oil leak, 174, 58.1,
15, $12,575.
30. (2) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 164, 105.3, 15,
$19,293.
31. (30) Erik Darnell, Chevrolet, 148, 43.9, 13,
$18,938.


32. (35) Justin Jennings, Chevrolet, suspension,
108, 41.4, 0, $12,410.
33. (42) Tony Raines, Dodge, engine, 53, 37.9,
0, $18,818.
34. (17) Kevin Lepage, Ford, axle, 35, 46.1, 10,
$12,315.
35. (40) Danny Efland, Ford, overheating, 14,
41.1, 9, $12,285.
36. (43) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, suspension, 14,
36.2, 0, $12,260.
37. (32) Carl Long, Ford, handling, 12, 40.9, 7,
$12,240.
38. (26) Chase Miller, Chevrolet, handling, 9,
40.4, 6, $12,176.
39. (20) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, electrical, 6,
37.5,0, $12,075.
40. (19) Michael McDowell, Toyota, rear end, 6,
32, 0, $12,020.
41. (36) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, vibration, 6, 34.1,
3, $11,990.
42. (28) Kelly Bires, Chevrolet, brakes, 4, 29.4,
0, $11,950.
43. (22) Charles Lewandoski, Toyota, vibration,
3, 29.3, 1, $11,892.
Race Statistics
Average Speed of Race Winner: 123.711 mph.
Time of Race: 1 hour, 37 minutes, 0 seconds.
Margin of Victory: 0.876 seconds.
Caution Flags: 3 for 15 laps.
Lead Changes: 4 among 3 drivers.
Lap Leaders: J.Allgaier 1-13; J.Logano 14-47;
K.Kahne 48-50; J.Logano 51-200.
Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps
Led): J.Logano, 2 times for 184 laps; J.Allgaier,
1 time for 13 laps; K.Kahne, 1 time for 3 laps.
Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 1,054; 2. R.Sten-
house Jr., 1,045; 3. A.Dillon, 1,029; 4. S.Hornish
Jr., 994; 5. J.AlIIgaier, 926; 6. M.Annett, 916; 7.
C.Whitt, 843; 8. M.Bliss, 781; 9. B.Scott, 703; 10.
J.Nemechek, 678.



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LOB-Boston 3, Baltimore 5. 2B-McLouth
(12). HR-Saltalamacchia (25), C.Davis (30),
Machado (7). SB-C.Davis (2). CS-C.Ross
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Boston
DoubrontL,11-10 7 7 4 3 1 10
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Baltimore
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S.Johnson pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
HBP-by Doubront (C.Davis).
T-2:37. A-46,311 (45,971).
AL leaders
BATTING-MiCabrera, Detroit, .327; Trout,
Los Angeles, .321; Mauer, Minnesota, .320; Bel-
tre, Texas, .319; Jeter, New York, .316; Butler,
Kansas City .315; Fielder, Detroit, .309.
RUNS-Trout, Los Angeles, 125; MiCabrera,
Detroit, 108; Kinsler, Texas, 103; AJackson, De-
troit, 102; AdJones, Baltimore, 102; Hamilton,
Texas, 101; Cano, New York, 98.
RBI-MiCabrera, Detroit, 136; Hamilton,
Texas, 125; Encarnacion, Toronto, 110; Willing-
ham, Minnesota, 110; Butler, Kansas City, 106;
Fielder, Detroit, 106; Pujols, Los Angeles, 102.
HITS-Jeter, NewYork, 210; MiCabrera, De-
troit, 199; Butler, Kansas City, 188; Beltre,
Texas, 187; Cano, New York, 184; AGordon,
Kansas City 184; AdJones, Baltimore, 183.
DOUBLES-AGordon, Kansas City, 51; Pu-
jols, Los Angeles, 48; Cano, New York, 44;
NCruz, Texas, 43; Choo, Cleveland, 42; Kinsler,
Texas, 42; MiCabrera, Detroit, 40.
TRIPLES-AJackson, Detroit, 10; Andrus,
Texas, 9; Rios, Chicago, 8; JWeeks, Oakland,
8; Crisp, Oakland, 7; AEscobar, Kansas City, 7;
Trout, Los Angeles, 7; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 7.
HOME RUNS-MiCabrera, Detroit, 43;
Hamilton, Texas, 43; Encarnacion, Toronto, 42;
ADunn, Chicago, 41; Granderson, NewYork, 40;
Beltre, Texas, 36; Willingham, Minnesota, 35.
STOLEN BASES-Trout, Los Angeles, 47;
RDavis, Toronto, 45; Revere, Minnesota, 39;
Crisp, Oakland, 37; AEscobar, Kansas City, 32;
DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 31; Kipnis, Cleveland,
31; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 31.
PITCHING-Weaver, Los Angeles, 20-4;
Price, Tampa Bay 19-5; MHarrison, Texas, 18-
10; Sale, Chicago, 17-8; Verlander, Detroit, 17-
8; Scherzer, Detroit, 16-7; Darvish, Texas, 16-9;
PHughes, NewYork, 16-13.
STRIKEOUTS-Verlander, Detroit, 239;
Scherzer, Detroit, 228; FHernandez, Seattle,
216; Darvish, Texas, 214; Shields, Tampa Bay,
208; Price, Tampa Bay 201; Sale, Chicago, 192.
SAVES-JiJohnson, Baltimore, 49; Rodney,
Tampa Bay, 46; RSoriano, New York, 42;
CPerez, Cleveland, 39; Nathan, Texas, 36;
Valverde, Detroit, 33; Reed, Chicago, 29; Wil-
helmsen, Seattle, 29.
NL leaders
BATTING-MeCabrera, San Francisco, .346;
Posey, San Francisco, .334; AMcCutchen, Pitts-
burgh, .329; Braun, Milwaukee, .321; YMolina,
St. Louis, .320; Craig, St. Louis, .311; DWright,
New York, .306; Pacheco, Colorado, .306.
RUNS-AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 107;
Braun, Milwaukee, 105; JUpton, Arizona, 105;
Rollins, Philadelphia, 101; Harper, Washington,
96; Holliday, St. Louis, 94; Bourn, Atlanta, 93;
Pagan, San Francisco, 93.
RBI-Braun, Milwaukee, 112; Headley San
Diego, 109; ASoriano, Chicago, 108; Ar-
Ramirez, Milwaukee, 103; Holliday, St. Louis,
101; Posey, San Francisco, 100; LaRoche,
Washington, 99; Pence, San Francisco, 99.
HITS-AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 191; Braun,
Milwaukee, 187; Prado, Atlanta, 186; Scutaro,
San Francisco, 185; SCastro, Chicago, 179;
AHill, Arizona, 179; Reyes, Miami, 178.
DOUBLES-ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 50;
Goldschmidt, Arizona, 43; AHill, Arizona, 43;
Prado, Atlanta, 42; Votto, Cincinnati, 42;
DWright, New York, 41; DanMurphy, New York,
39.
TRIPLES-Pagan, San Francisco, 15; SCas-
tro, Chicago, 12; Fowler, Colorado, 11; Reyes,
Miami, 11; Bourn, Atlanta, 10; MeCabrera, San
Francisco, 10; Colvin, Colorado, 10.
HOME RUNS-Braun, Milwaukee, 41; Stan-
ton, Miami, 36; Bruce, Cincinnati, 34; LaRoche,
Washington, 32; ASoriano, Chicago, 32; IDavis,
New York, 31; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 31.
STOLEN BASES-Bourn, Atlanta, 39; Vic-
torino, Los Angeles, 38; EvCabrera, San Diego,
37; Pierre, Philadelphia, 37; Reyes, Miami, 37;
CGomez, Milwaukee, 36; Altuve, Houston, 33.
PITCHING-GGonzalez, Washington, 21-8;
Dickey, NewYork, 20-6; Cueto, Cincinnati, 19-9;
Lynn, St. Louis, 17-7; 8 tied at 16.
STRIKEOUTS-Dickey, New York, 222; Ker-
shaw, Los Angeles, 221; Hamels, Philadelphia,
208; GGonzalez, Washington, 207; Gallardo,
Milwaukee, 204; CILee, Philadelphia, 200;
Strasburg, Washington, 197.
SAVES-Kimbrel, Atlanta, 41; Motte, St.
Louis, 40; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 37; Hanra-
han, Pittsburgh, 36; AChapman, Cincinnati, 36;
Axford, Milwaukee, 33; Clippard, Washington,
32; Putz, Arizona, 32.


RAYS
Continued from Page B1

beat Rays ace David Price
as he goes for his 20th win.
"We have to win every
game and hope Detroit loses
a couple," said Chicago's
Alex Rios, who had two of
the White Sox's four hits al-
lowed Saturday by Tampa
Bay starter Matt Moore and
two relievers. "That's what
has to happen."
Moore allowed one hit in
5 1-3 shutout innings, Matt
Joyce came off the bench to
homer twice and Jeff Kep-
pinger and Chris Gimenez
also connected Saturday
Tampa Bay, with nine
wins in 10 games, remained
three games out of the sec-
ond wild card behind Oak-
land, which beat Seattle 7-4
in 10 innings Saturday
The White Sox, who've
dropped 9 of 11, fell two
games behind Detroit in the
AL Central when the Tigers
defeated the Twins 6-4
After Sunday, the Rays go
home for three against Bal-
timore and the White Sox
head to Cleveland. Detroit
goes to Kansas City, while
Oakland has three at home
against the AL West leading
Rangers.
"If we win out, we're hop-
ing the way their (As) sched-




PLACE
Continued from Page B1

It was a huge effort by
everybody We thank the
sponsors and the runners.
All the money goes to
Jessie's Place."
Crystal River High School
cross country runner Bran-
don Harris won the race
with a time of 17:42.
"I didn't even warm up
this morning," Harris said.
"I got here two minutes be-
fore the line. I'm happy with
this."
Another Crystal River
High cross country runner,
Clarissa Consol, was the
winning female. Consol is in
her first year of cross coun-
try and posted a personal
best with a time of 19:40.
She was 14th overall.
"It felt great," Consol said.
"The hills were really tough.
I like this course. I was very
surprised (to win). Anything
for a good cause is good."
Kerri Kitchen, a former
Seven Rivers Christian
cross country coach, en-
joyed the run.
"It's a great course,"
Kitchen said. "It was really
humid. It's really hard to
breathe."
Bob Brockett was happy
that his wife, Claudia, was
running with him. Brockett
was one of the first to start
the Crystal River triathlons
and the oral surgeon is
happy to run for a noble
cause.
"I support this," Brockett




DOCTOR
Continued from Page B2

with not only the hepatitis
B & C virus but also the
HIV virus and other infec-
tious diseases. The risk of
exposure does not matter if
you are a high school neo-
phyte athlete or a world
class athlete
Hepatitis C, known as the
silent killer, is nine times
more like to occur in people
with tattoos. It is the silent
killer causing damage to
your liver for years before
finally resulting in end stage
liver failure and/or liver
cancer. In other words you
have may have no symptoms
until there is severe non-re-
pairable liver damage. This
may happen at an early age.
Hepatitis C is the leading
reason people need a liver
transplant.
Aside from serious infec-
tions the tattoo needle can
cause allergic reactions
making the skin itch and


break out. Granulomas in
the skin are red inflamed
bumps. Thick ropy and
painful scars called keloids
can occur especially in
dark-skinned individuals.
Some allergic reactions
occur without warning and
occasionally years after the
tattoo was placed.
Tattoos placed over moles
make detection of a cancer-
ous skin growth difficult to
detect.
There is medical evi-
dence that the tattoo ink
may cause a reaction to the
strong magnetic frequency


CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE

ule is a chip and a chair
kind of thing -that's all we
need," Gimenez said.
Moore (11-11), 0-4 in his
previous five starts, retired
the first 13 batters before
Rios singled with one out in
the fifth. Dayan Viciedo fol-
lowed with a walk but
Moore got out of it on a fly
ball and a strikeout of Tyler
Flowers.
"I never felt that there
was anything wrong, espe-
cially physically And that's
where a little bit of the ques-
tions came from at this stage
of the season and with my
age," said Moore, like Sale,
a young lefty with a big fu-
ture. "That's a natural ques-
tion with my velocity being
down a little bit. But I felt
like I went out there and
competed with what I had."
With the White Sox trail-
ing 10-0 in the eighth, pinch-
hitter Orlando Hudson hit a
grand slam off reliever
Chris Archer Chicago's
fourth hit all day
Sale (17-8), who has
pitched 192 innings in his
first year as a starter, lasted
just 3 1-3 innings, his short-
est start of the season. He
gave up seven hits and was
charged with five runs
while walking three and
striking out seven.
He said fatigue was not a
factor whatsoever.
"That was terrible. That
was a disgrace," Sale said.


said. "It's a culture of
health. This is so refreshing
to get up early and smell no
cigarette smoke."
Race director Melissa
Bowermaster was pleased
with the way the race was
handled and the money
raised.
"It was a little better than
last year," Bowermaster
said. "We help abused chil-
dren. We help eliminate the
trauma that the system kind
of adds to their problem by
bringing the children in one
facility that is meant for
them for them to be com-
fortable. We have been in
Beverly Hills for three
years.
"We get $3,000 in state
funding and that's about it.
We rely completely on com-
munity support. This is a
great thing."
Beat The Sheriff
5K 2012 Results
Male Overall Winner:
Brandon Harris, 17:42.
Male Masters Winner:
Patrick Andriano, 19:36.
Female Overall Winner:
Clarissa Consol, 19:40.
Female Masters Winner:
Marjolein Bass, 21:26.
Top 10
1. Brandon Harris, 17:42; 2.
Grant Cameron, 18:42; 3. Bran-
don Kempton, 18:31.4; 4.
Corey Pollard, 18:31.6; 5. A.J.
Bass, 18:59.4; 6. John Bester,
18:59.9; 7. Hunter Roessler,
19:05; 8. Corbin Clarke, 19:06;
9. Pedro Lopez, 19;09; 10.
Dylan Coleman, 19:10; 144.
Jeff Dawsy (sheriff), 25:15.


pulses of an MRI machine.
This is due to the metal ox-
ides that may be contained
in some black, brown, red,
yellow and orange ink. This
may cause temporary
swelling or burning and can
distort the MRI image.
Migration to the lymph
nodes occurs with some pig-
ments from the tattoo site
and large particles may ac-
cumulate, causing lymph
node swelling.
How can you be sure the
tattoo you want does not
place you in a medical
predicament? Check li-
censing with the local
health department. Single-
use items and throwing
away used pigments is im-
portant. Following proper
sterilization by using an au-
toclave that heats and ster-
ilizes non-disposable
equipment is crucial.
Hand washing with anti-
bacterial soap is vital for
your doctor and the tattoo
artist as well. Important is


not only hand washing but
wearing latex gloves and
disinfecting the work sur-
faces.
Tattoos can be cool, sexy
and send a message. Tattoos
do not improve athletic per-
formance. They can, how-
ever, be the gateway to a
life-long infection. When we
watch these world-class ath-
letes perform with the body
art of a Maori warrior, we
often are not aware or for-
get the hidden dangers.
Ron Joseph, M.D., a hand
and shoulder orthopedic
surgeon at SeaSpine Ortho-
pedic Institute, may be
reached atrbjhand@cox.net





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No. 4 Florida St. 30,
USF 17
Florida St. 7 617 0- 30
South Florida 3 0 7 7 17
First Quarter
USF-FG Bonani 32, 11:18.
FSU-Greene 10 run (Hopkins kick), 8:57.
Second Quarter
FSU-FG Hopkins 6, 5:45.
FSU-FG Hopkins 43, :03.
Third Quarter
USF-Daniels 1 run (Bonani kick), 11:55.
FSU-Haplea 1 pass from Manuel (Hopkins
kick), 5:09.
FSU-FG Hopkins 23, :34.
FSU-Jones 12 fumble return (Hopkins kick),
:00.
Fourth Quarter
USF-Daniels 3 run (Bonani kick), 12:37.


A-69,383.
First downs
Rushes-yards
Passing
Comp-Att-Int
Return Yards
Punts-Avg.
Fumbles-Lost
Penalties-Yards
Time of Possession


FSU
20
40-183
242
19-26-0
0
4-38.0
0-0
6-50
34:08


USF
14
32-125
143
17-33-1
18
6-37.2
3-2
6-48
25:52


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING-Florida St., Thompson 16-74, Pryor
7-65, Benjamin 1-17, Greene 1 -10, Manuel 10-
9, Wilder 5-8. South Florida, Daniels 15-72,
Murray 7-40, Lamar 8-22, Shaw 1-2, Floyd 1-
(minus 11).
PASSING-Florida St., Manuel 19-26-0-242.
South Florida, Daniels 17-33-1-143.
RECEIVING-Florida St., O'Leary 4-40,
R.Smith 3-19, Greene 2-71, Thompson 2-24,
Dent 2-20, Haplea 2-12, Wilder 2-3, Shaw 1-47,
Pryor 1-6. South Florida, Mitchell 4-29, Murray
4-(minus 3), Hopkins 3-59, Landi 2-30, Welch
1-13, Dunkley 1-10, A.Davis 1-3, Lamar 1-2.
Miami 44, NC St. 37
NCState 7 7 7 16 37
Miami 23 0 7 14- 44
First Quarter
NCSt-Creecy 1 run (Sade kick), 9:29.
Mia-Hurns 14 pass from Morris (Wieclaw
kick), 8:40.
Mia-Hamilton Safety 8:28.
Mia-Dorsett 24 pass from Morris (Wieclaw
kick), 6:52.
Mia-Scott 76 pass from Morris (Wieclaw kick),
4:18.
Second Quarter
NCSt-Creecy 7 pass from Glennon (Sade
kick), 14:56.
Third Quarter
NCSt-Underwood 4 pass from Glennon (Sade
kick), 8:14.
Mia-Du.Johnson 4 run (Wieclaw kick), :54.
Fourth Quarter
NCSt-Underwood 28 pass from Glennon (kick
failed), 10:23.
Mia-Scott 13 pass from Morris (Wieclaw kick),
8:00.
NCSt-Smith 6 pass from Glennon (Sade kick),
5:43.
NCSt-FG Sade 50, 1:58.
Mia-Dorsett 62 pass from Morris (Wieclaw
kick), :19.
A-38,510.
NCSt Mia
First downs 30 26
Rushes-yards 46-224 32-85
Passing 440 566
Comp-Att-Int 24-42-2 26-49-1
Return Yards 3 6
Punts-Avg. 4-40.8 8-40.6
Fumbles-Lost 5-4 0-0
Penalties-Yards 14-100 4-20
Time of Possession 33:22 26:38
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING-NC State, Creecy 19-120, Thorn-
ton 17-87, Barnes 7-44, Team 1-(minus 8),
Glennon 2-(minus 19). Miami, Du.Johnson 12-
39, James 13-31, Dorsett 1-5, Botts 1-4,
Clements 1-4, Morris 4-2.
PASSING-NC State, Glennon 24-42-2-440.
Miami, Morris 26-49-1-566.
RECEIVING-NC State, Palmer 5-94, Smith 3-
86, Underwood 3-50, Creecy 3-16, Payton 2-
83, Watson 2-29, Carter 2-28, Talbert 1-19,
Thornton 1-14, Barnes 1-13, Winkles 1-8.
Miami, Dorsett 7-191, Scott 6-180, James 3-53,
Du.Johnson 3-24, Hurns 2-54, Waters 2-14,
De.Johnson 1-41, Clements 1-5, Walford 1-4.
Missouri 21, UCF 16
Missouri 0 7 7 7 21
UCF 3 7 0 6 16
First Quarter
UCF-FG Moffitt 42, 3:28.
Second Quarter
Mo-Green-Beckham 80 pass from J.Franklin
(Baggett kick), 12:39.
UCF-McDuffie 12 pass from Bortles (Moffitt
kick), 9:11.
Third Quarter
Mo-Murphy 66 punt return (Baggett kick),
7:04.
Fourth Quarter
Mo-Lawrence 10 run (Baggett kick), 9:31.
UCF-Godfrey 18 pass from Bortles (pass
failed), 4:34.
A-35,835.
Mo UCF
First downs 16 27
Rushes-yards 29-89 35-128
Passing 257 267
Comp-Att-lnt 19-30-1 29-45-0
Return Yards 70 16
Punts-Avg. 8-42.9 9-38.3
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-1
Penalties-Yards 5-35 1-5
Time of Possession 26:47 33:13
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING-Missouri, Lawrence 19-104, J.Hunt
1-3, J.Franklin 9-(minus 18). UCF, S.Johnson
15-93, B.Harvey 8-25, Godfrey 3-19, Calabrese
1-6, Bortles 8-(minus 15).
PASSING-Missouri, J.Franklin 19-30-1-257.
UCF, Bortles 29-43-0-267, Calabrese 0-1-0-0,
Team 0-1-0-0.
RECEIVING-Missouri, Lucas 5-33, Lawrence
4-50, Moe 3-29, McGaffie 2-26, Washington 2-
19, Green-Beckham 1-80, Waters 1-17, Sasser
1-2, J.Hunt 0-1. UCF, Worton 5-56, McDuffie 5-
38, Godfrey 4-40, B.Harvey 3-8, S.Johnson 3-
(minus 12), Hall 2-28, Perriman 2-25, Reese
2-24, Calabrese 1-41, Tukes 1-11, Floyd 1-8.


SPORTS


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 B5


Morris breaks Miami passing record


UMQBleads

team to 44-37 win

over N.. CState

Associated Press

MIAMI Gino Torretta won a
Heisman Trophy at Miami. Steve
Walsh, Ken Dorsey, Vinny Tes-
taverde, Bernie Kosar, Craig Erick-
son, Jim Kelly, they all played a role
in the school's becoming known as
"Quarterback U."
And none of them ever had a game
like Stephen Morris did Saturday
Morris set school and Atlantic
Coast Conference records with 566
passing yards, the last 62 of them
coming on a touchdown strike to
Phillip Dorsett with 19 seconds re-
maining, as the Hurricanes won in
wild fashion for the second straight
week by beating North Carolina
State 44-37.
His final line: 26 of 49 passing,
and on an 87-degree afternoon
when players from both sides were
succumbing to cramps, Morris had
the strength to have his last throw to
Dorsett sail 62 yards on the fly, sav-
ing the Hurricanes after they
wasted a 16-point first-quarter lead
and a 10-point cushion in the fourth.
"People dream about it," Morris


said. "But it's kind of crazy when
you're actually in the moment. I'm
speechless about it."
Miami coach Al Golden was even
more succinct. "Holy (bleep)," he
said, as the room broke into laugh-
ter "I'm sorry I'm so tired, I'm
delusional."
On a day like this, that could be
understood.
The teams combined for 56 first
downs and 1,315 yards of offense.
Miami had two players top the 100-
yard receiving mark last week in its
comeback win against Georgia
Tech; this week, the Hurricanes
had two guys reach 180 yards, with
Dorsett catching seven passes for
191 yards and Rashawn Scott six
for 180. Miami kicker Jake Wieclaw
missed three field goals, one a 19-
yard chip shot. N.C. State kicker
Niklas Sade missed an extra point
- the snap was blamed but con-
nected on a 50-yarder to tie the
game with 1:58 left.
The biggest difference: N.C.
State finished with six turnovers,
Miami only one.
"If you think it was crazy watch-
ing, it was definitely crazy while
you're in it," said N.C. State run-
ning back Tony Creecy, who fin-
ished with a game-high 120 rushing
yards on 19 attempts and scored a
touchdown. "You can't win with
four, five, six fumbles. We kind of
lost the game ourselves on all the


Associated ress
Miami quarterback Stephen Norris is stopped by North Carolina State's
Earl Wolff (27) during the second half Saturday in Miami.


fumbles. Miami played well, but we
beat ourselves."
It's the first three-game winning
streak since 2009 for the Hurri-
canes (4-1, 3-0), who go to Chicago
to play unbeaten Notre Dame next
weekend. N.C. State (3-2, 0-1) saw
its three-game win streak end.
Mike Glennon completed 24 of 42


Stretching it oul


Americans extend

lead into final day

ofRyder Cup

Associated Press

MEDINAH, Ill. Phil Mickelson
and Keegan Bradley helped stake
the Americans to their biggest lead in
the Ryder Cup in more than 30 years.
Ian Poulter, eyes bulging and fists
shaking with every clutch putt, at
least gave Europe some big momen-
tum over the final frantic hour Sat-
urday at Medinah.
Right when it looked as if the
Americans were a lock to win back
the cup, Poulter birdied his last five
holes to win a crucial point and keep
everyone guessing. Steady chants of
"USA! USA!" gave way to snappy ser-
enades of "Ole, Ole" as both sides
trudged to the team rooms in dark-
ness to prepare for 12 singles
matches on Sunday
The Americans still had a big lead,
10-6. Europe at least had hope.
"The last two putts were massive,"
European captain Jose Maria Olaza-
bal said after watching Poulter stay
undefeated in this Ryder Cup by
rolling in one last birdie putt from 12
feet. "That gives us a chance. It's
been done before in the past. Tomor-
row is a big day"
Only one team has ever rallied
from four points behind on the final
day the United States in that fa-
mous comeback at Brookline in 1999.
Olazabal remembers it well. He was
in the decisive match when Justin
Leonard rolled in a 45-foot birdie
putt on the 17th hole.
Is the Spaniard a big believer in
fate?
"I believe momentum will come
our way," Olazabal said. "Why not
tomorrow?"
Olazabal borrowed a page from
that American team at Brookline by
loading the top of his singles lineup
with his best players. Luke Donald
leads off against Bubba Watson, fol-
lowed by Poulter against Webb Simp-
son, Rory McIlroy against Bradley
and Justin Rose against Mickelson.
U.S. captain Davis Love III put
Tiger Woods winless in the Ryder
Cup for the first time going into Sun-
day in the anchor position against
Francesco Molinari, whom Woods
beat in Wales last time.
The final two matches Saturday
were a showcase of what the Ryder
Cup is all about one brilliant shot


Associated I
USA's Phil Mickelson, left, and Keegan Bradley look over a putt on the foi
hole during a foursomes match Saturday at the Ryder Cup golf tournament
the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, III.


after another, birdies on every hole,
suspense at every turn.
Donald and Sergio Garcia were on
the verge of blowing a 4-up lead to
hard-charging Woods and Steve
Stricker, hanging on when Donald
matched two birdies with Woods, in-
cluding a tee shot into the 17th that
plopped down 2 feet from the cup.
Woods and Stricker lost all three of
their matches, even though Woods
made five birdies on the back nine
for the second straight day
Woods was thinking more of the
big picture.
"Being up four is nice," he said.
"We are in a great spot right now to
win the cup."
Poulter and McIlroy were 2 down
with six holes to play against Jason
Dufner and Zach Johnson when McIl-
roy made a 15-foot birdie putt on the
13th, and Poulter took it from there.
"We had to make birdies, and wow!
Five in a row. It was awesome," Poul-
ter said. "I've got the world No. 1 at


my side, backing me up. It alloy
me to hit some golf shots."
The crowd was still buzzing as it f
out of Medinah, and Poulter grinned
"It's pretty fun, this Ryder Cu
said Poulter, who raised his car
record to 11-3-0.
It's been plenty fun for the Am
cans, who for the first time have
lost any of the four sessions since
Ryder Cup switched to the curry
format in 1979. Mickelson
Bradley were flawless in fourson
matching a Ryder Cup record
largest margin with a 7-and-6
over Donald and Lee Westwood.
Mickelson and Bradley have bee:
dominant that they have yet to play
18th hole in any of their three match]
They didn't play in the afternoon, r
of the master plan by U.S. capl
Davis Love III to make sure his p
ers were fresh for Sunday Love
came the first U.S. captain since 1
to make sure each of his players sat
at least one match before the final(


passes for 440 yards and four touch-
downs for N.C. State, but his inter-
ception with 48 seconds left there
was apparently a miscommunication
between him and receiver Tobias
Palmer, who "zigged when Mike
thought he was going to zag," Wolf-
pack coach Tom O'Brien said -
helped set up Miami's winning score.



t Missed


chances


doom UCF


Knights drop

home loss to

Missouri

Associated Press

ORLANDO Prior to the
season, Central Florida
chose "Finish" as its team
motto after a year in which
it acknowledged leaving far
too many close victories on
the field because of its own
mistakes.
Unfortunately for the
Knights, Saturday's 21-16
loss to Missouri was a re-
minder that they aren't
quite free of those self-
destructive habits.
* UCF (2-2) controlled most
of the game, but a special
S teams mishap and late
turnover erased early mo-
mentum in its bid to defeat
its first Southeastern Con-
ference opponent at home.
Marcus Murphy returned
a punt 66 yards for a touch-
down and James Franklin
added an 80-yard touch-
~' down pass to help Missouri
grind out the win.
Press UCF trailed 21-10 before
urth a late score, but following a
t at Tigers punt, Knights re-
ceiver Jeff Godfrey's fumble
wed with 2:26 left allowed Mis-
souri (3-2) to hang on.
filed "I feel like we lost poise,"
ed. Knights running back Storm
I Johnson said. "The coaches
upeer preach to us that we've got
,eer to finish, and that's what we
didn't do."
eri- Johnson, starting his sec-
not ond game while Latavius
the Murray continues to work
rent his way back from a shoulder
and injury, said there was a bit of
nes, lost focus in the Knights'
for huddle down the stretch.
win "It's very frustrating, just
as a player," Johnson said.
n so "It was a winnable game
*the today I felt like we could
Lhes. have won even with all the
part mistakes we had. It was still
tain a winnable game."
lay- Coming off a dismal pass-
be- ing performance last week
.979 at South Carolina, Franklin
out was efficient, going 19 for 30
day for 257 yards.


Hamlin takes pole at Dover International Speedway


Logano dominates

for Nationwide

win in Delaware

Associated Press

DOVER, Del. Could it really
be true love between Denny Ham-
lin and Dover?
So far, it's at least a crush.
His performance Sunday will
really determine the fate of this
relationship.
Trying his best to adjust his ap-
proach toward his least favorite
track, Hamlin's reignited
courtship produced fantastic re-
sults Saturday when he turned a
lap of 159.299 mph to win the pole


at Dover International Speedway
Hamlin has been open in his
disdain for the 1-mile concrete
oval and knew he'd have to con-
quer his Dover demons to keep his
driven bid for his first career Cup
championship rolling along.
Hamlin, third in the points
standings, turned to a sports psy-
chologist for advice. The message
for Hamlin was this, "Let your
challenge for the week be to fall in
love with this track."
Hamlin says the good karma,
and a great No. 11 Toyota, all
played a part in the turnaround.
"I think that right now we have
everything rolling," Hamlin said.
"That part of it is giving me a ton
of confidence."
Hamlin is six points behind
Brad Keselowski and seven points
behind leader Jimmie Johnson.


Johnson starts 11th as he chases
history at Dover. He raced his way
into the track's history books in
June with his seventh win on the
concrete, matching the mark held
by Hall of Fame drivers Richard
Petty and Bobby Allison.
No active driver owns the track
like the five-time Sprint Cup
champion. Johnson led 289 of the
400 laps and looked every bit like
the driver who swept the two Cup
races at Dover in 2002 and 2009.
Johnson also won at Dover on
Sept. 26,2010 and he won the Sep-
tember 2005 race.
Dover has traditionally given
Hamlin fits. He has an average
finish of 20.5 in 13 career starts at
Dover. He finished 36th or worse
during a four-race stretch from
2007 to 2009. He's said he just
doesn't like the track known as the


Monster Mile.
Here's a curve. On Saturday, he
talked about winning.
"We've got a car that's very ca-
pable of staying in the front and
hopefully we'll have a shot to
win," Hamlin said.
Hamlin won his 12th career
pole, third this season, and, no
surprise here, his first pole at
Dover. He had never started bet-
ter than third.
Logano charges to
Nationwide win at Dover
DOVER, Del. Joey Logano
romped his way to a season sweep
at Dover.
Logano dominated on the concrete
Saturday to win the Nationwide Series
race at Dover International Speedway.
This win was never in doubt.


Logano has struggled to transfer his
success in the second-tier series to
Sprint Cup racing, one reason why
he's leaving Joe Gibbs Racing for
Penske Racing in 2013. But in Nation-
wide, few drivers can match Logano.
He led 184 of the 200 laps in the
No. 18 Toyota and raced to his series-
leading seventh victory of the season.
He won his 16th race in 105 career
Nationwide starts. Logano moved into
a tie for 16th on the on career victory
list in Nationwide.
"My monster trophy from last time
was lonely and needed a friend,"
Logano said. "I'm glad I was able to
get one for him."
Paul Menard was second, followed
by Michael Annett, points leader Elliott
Sadler and Kyle Busch.
Sadler has a nine-point lead over
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in the points race.






B6 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012


WVU QB throws

for 656yards,

8 TDs in victory

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga. Even for a Big
12 game, what West Virginia and
Baylor did was crazy
Then Tennessee and Georgia
showed that the Southeastern Con-
ference isn't all about defense.
Geno Smith and No. 9 West Vir-
ginia beat No. 25 Baylor 70-63 on
Saturday in Morgantown. The
Mountaineers' first game in the Big
12 turned out to be the highest-
scoring game in the history of the
conference.
The Mountaineers and Bears
came up only three points short of
the most points in a regulation FBS
game. The record is 136, set by Navy
(74) and North Texas (62) in 2007.
Baylor did tie a record for most
points by a losing team in a regula-
tion FBS game.
It almost made Tennessee-Geor-
gia look like a defensive struggle.
The fifth-ranked Bulldogs
needed three late takeaways to
hold on for a 51-44 victory over the
Vols at home. It was the highest-
scoring game in the 42-game his-
tory of the SEC rivalry
No. 3 LSU 38, Towson 22
BATON ROUGE, La. Zach Met-
tenberger connected with Odell Beck-
ham Jr. five times for 128 yards and
two touchdowns, and No. 3 LSU over-
came nagging offensive sloppiness in a
38-22 victory over overmatched but
feisty Towson.
Mettenberger's scoring strikes to
Beckham went for 53 and 27 yards,
and LSU's quarterback finished with
238 yards passing. Still, Mettenberger
missed some open receivers and his
fumble one of three LSU turnovers
- led to the first of two touchdown runs
by Towson's Terrance West.
West's first TD run gave Towson, an
FCS team, a stunning 9-7 lead in the
second quarter before LSU responded
with 24 straight points.
J.C. Copeland, LSU's 272-pound full-
back, scored his third touchdown of the
season on a 1-yard plunge, but was
hurt in the fourth quarter and did not put
any weight on his left leg as he was
helped off the field.
No. 5 Georgia 51,
Tennessee 44
Todd Gurley ran for three touch-
downs and Keith Marshall added two
as Georgia recovered after blowing a
17-point lead.
Georgia (5-0, 3-0 SEC) locked it up
with three takeaways in the final 6 min-
utes. Twice Sanders Commings inter-
cepted Tyler Bray's passes and in
between the Tennessee quarterback was
stripped from behind and the fumble was
recovered by Georgia's John Jenkins.
Aaron Murray threw two third-quarter
touchdown passes to Michael Bennett
for the Bulldogs.
Georgia led 27-10 early in the sec-
ond quarter before Tennessee took the
lead with 20 unanswered points.
Tennessee (3-2, 0-2 SEC) took its third
straight loss in the series under coach
Derek Dooley, the son of Georgia's for-
mer longtime coach Vince Dooley.
Bray completed 24 of 45 passes for
281 yards.
No. 6 South Carolina 38,
Kentucky 17
LEXINGTON, Ky. Marcus Latti-
more ran for two touchdowns and Con-
nor Shaw passed for another in the
second half as No. 6 South Carolina
scored 31 straight points for a 38-17
victory against Kentucky.
Shaw was 15 of 18 for 148 yards as
the Gamecocks (5-0, 3-0 Southeastern
Conference) moved into a tie with
Florida and Georgia atop the East divi-
sion, with the Bulldogs coming to Co-
lumbia, S.C., next week.
Lattimore rushed for 120 yards on 23
carries and Kenny Miles added a 17-
yard score for South Carolina, which
trailed Kentucky (1-4, 0-2) 17-7 after a
ragged first half.
The Gamecocks returned to score on
five of six possessions thanks to Shaw,
who hit Damiere Byrd with a 30-yard
touchdown before Miles' TD put them




WIN
Continued from Pal

check him out."


Daniels, who scored a 1-yard run i
third quarter, returned after the :
fumble to lead a 73-yard scoring driv(
he finished with a 3-yard TD burs
there would be no miraculous come
"The defense came out and r
started dominating the line of scrimi
and then got settled down," Fisher
"We played too loose in the beginnii
Manuel completed 19 of 26 passes wi


SPORTS


Geno


Associated Press
West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith threw for 456 yards and eight touchdowns Saturday against Baylor in
Morgantown, W.Va. The No. 9 Mountaineers scored a 70-63 victory over Baylor in a Big 12 matchup.


ahead to stay.
Kentucky freshman Jalen Whitlow
was 12 of 23 for 114 yards in relief of
Maxwell Smith, who was knocked out
on the first series with an ankle injury.
No. 9 West Virginia 70,
Baylor 63
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Geno
Smith threw for 656 yards and tied a
Big 12 record with eight touchdown
passes to lead West Virginia.
Smith outdueled Baylor's Nick Flo-
rence, who had a standout game of his
own with 581 yards and five TDs.
Baylor's Terrance Williams set a Big
12 record with 314 yards receiving. The
old mark was set minutes earlier by
West Virginia's Stedman Bailey, who
had 303 yards and five TDs.
Williams' 8-yard scoring catch
brought Baylor (3-1) within seven at 70-
63 with 3:08 left.
But Dustin Garrison ran for 17 yards
on third down and the Mountaineers (4-
0) ran out the clock.
It marked the most points scored in a
game involving a team ranked in The As-
sociated Press poll. The previous record
of 124 was set in No. 12 Oklahoma's
82-42 win over Colorado in 1980.
No. 14 Ohio State 17,
No. 20 Michigan State 16
EAST LANSING, Mich. Braxton
Miller threw for 179 yards and ran for
130, and Urban Meyer won his first Big
Ten game as Buckeyes coach.
Miller put Ohio State (5-0, 1-0) ahead
17-13 with a 63-yard touchdown pass to
Devin Smith in the third quarter, and the
Buckeyes' maligned defense held
Le'Veon Bell and the Michigan State
running game in check. Meyer becomes
the third coach to start 5-0 in his first
season at Ohio State. Carol Widdoes
did it in 1944, and Earle Bruce in 1979.
Michigan State (3-2, 0-1) has lost
four home games in a row against Ohio
State.
Bell ran for only 45 yards on 17
carries for the Spartans.
No. 15 TCU 24, SMU 16
DALLAS Casey Pachall threw two
touchdown passes, Jason Verrett had
two interceptions and No. 15 TCU ex-
tended its FBS-best winning streak to
12 games by beating SMU 24-16.
TCU (4-0) has won 11 of 13 over
SMU and regained the Iron Skillet tro-
phy, which goes to the winner of the


Dallas-Fort Worth rivalry. The Horned
Frogs' previous loss came last season
at home to the Mustangs (1-3).
The game was played in a heavy
rainstorm. The rain picked up in inten-
sity around kickoff and never relented
as the game progressed.
SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert
threw five interceptions, including one
by Verrett on a desperation pass to end
the game. The Mustangs turned the
ball over six times.
No. 17 Clemson 45,
Boston College 31
BOSTON Tajh Boyd threw for 367
yards and three touchdowns and ran in
another for Clemson.
Boyd completed 28 of 38 passes and
ran 11 times for 42 yards and a TD for
Clemson (4-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Con-
ference). DeAndre Hopkins caught 11
passes for 197 yards for the Tigers,
who bounced back after blowing a two-
touchdown lead and losing 49-37 to No.
4 Florida State last week.
Andre Ellington ran 25 times for 132
yards and a touchdown for Clemson.
Chase Rettig, who entered the day as
the leading passer in the ACC, com-
pleted 25 of 43 passes for 341 yards
and three touchdowns. Alex Amdion
caught eight passes for 193 yards and
two touchdowns for the Eagles (1-3,
0-2), who led 21-17 before giving up
three straight touchdowns to fall behind
38-21.
No. 24 Boise State 32,
New Mexico 29
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Joe
Southwick passed for 311 yards and
three touchdowns and Timmy Smith
knocked down a fourth-down pass with
two minutes to go for Boise State.
Boise State (3-1, 1-0) led by 25
points at half time after turning three
Lobos' fumbles into 18 points.
New Mexico (2-3, 0-1) turned two
Broncos' second-half fumbles into
touchdowns to help close the gap. The
Lobos did not throw a pass in the sec-
ond half until its final play, but baffled the
Broncos with their triple-option offense.
Jay Ajayi had 118 yards and a touch-
down on six carries for Boise State.
New Mexico quarterback Cole
Gautsche scored twice and added a 2-
point conversion, carrying it 71 yards on
11 carries. Kasey Carrier added 86
yards on 18 carries with a touchdown.


interceptions and Dustin Hopkins kicked
three field goals for Florida State, which
was coming off a 49-37 victory over Clemson
-the Seminoles' first win over an opponent
ranked in the top 10 since 2009, the year
FSU lost 17-7 to USF on the way to finishing
7-6 in coach Bobby Bowden's final season.
Daniels accounted for 341 yards total
offense in USF's victory over the Semi-
noles three years ago.

Florida State defensive back Ronald Darby
breaks up a pass intended for South
Florida wide receiver Andre Davis during
the third quarter Saturday in Tampa.
Associated Press


UF's Debose goes from
big hope to big letdown
GAINESVILLE It no doubt wasn't
fair for former Florida coach Urban
Meyer to compare receiver Andre De-
bose to Percy Harvin before he even
stepped on campus.
Harvin was one of the top playmak-
ers in school history. He turned short
passes into huge gains, made defend-
ers look silly with open-field moves and
probably would have been a Heisman
Trophy contender had he not shared
the spotlight with all-everything quarter-
back Tim Tebow.
Debose was supposed to fill the void
created when Harvin left school early
for the NFL in 2009. Instead, the fourth-
year junior from Sanford has seemingly
taken a step back this season.
"There's a key to every kid, and
we've got to find that key to motivate
any young man, not just Andre," coach
Will Muschamp said. "Day in, day out,
to consistently perform well, to consis-
tently do it the right way, generally your
practice habits carry over to the game."
Debose doesn't have a catch for the
11th-ranked Gators (4-0, 3-0 South-
eastern Conference), who are off this
weekend before hosting No. 3 LSU.
The program's prized recruit in 2009
has two carries for a yard, has seven
punt returns for 67 yards and is averag-
ing 24.2 yards on six kickoff returns.
He has more fumbles than first downs.
"Guys that don't go out and consis-
tently perform well in practice, it generally
carries over to the game," Muschamp
said. "As coaches, we want guys that
consistently do it well and do it right. We
promote that within our program. We're
going to practice what we preach around
here to our football team."
Muschamp said Debose's effort is
part of the problem.
"It's consistently doing it the right way,"
Muschamp said. "Consistent effort."
Debose showed some potential the
last two seasons, catching 26 passes
for 528 yards and four touchdowns and
setting a school record by returning
three kickoffs for scores.
After sitting out his freshman year fol-
lowing knee surgery to address a lin-
gering high school track injury, Debose
returned two kickoffs for touchdowns in
2010. He was even better last year,
catching 16 passes for 432 yards and
four scores, and returning a kickoff 99
yards for a touchdown against Ohio
State in the Gator Bowl.


ay to go,


Winona St. 45, Upper Iowa 42
Wis. Lutheran 27, Lakeland 17
Wis.-Eau Claire 21, Wis.-Stout 13
Wis.-LaCrosse 19, Wis.-Stevens Pt. 13
Wis.-Oshkosh 19, Wis.-River Falls 7
Wis.-Whitewater 27, Wis.-Platteville 26
SOUTHWEST
Hardin-Simmons 31, Mississippi College 0
Houston 35, Rice 14
Mary Hardin-Baylor 76, Sul Ross St. 28
Nevada 34, Texas St. 21
SE Louisiana 31, Lamar 21
Stephen F Austin 42, Cent. Arkansas 37
TCU 24, SMU 16
Texas A&M 58, Arkansas 10
Texas Lutheran 34, E. Texas Baptist 28
W. Kentucky 26, Arkansas St. 13
FAR WEST
Air Force 42, Colorado St. 21
Arizona St. 27, California 17
Boise St. 32, New Mexico 29
E. Washington 32, Montana 26
Montana St. 24, S. Utah 17
N. Arizona 24, Portland St. 10
Sacramento St. 54, Idaho St. 31
UCLA 42, Colorado 14


CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE

College Football
scores
EAST
Albany (NY) 55, Monmouth (NJ) 24
Bloomsburg 43, Gannon 24
Brown 37, Georgetown 10
Catholic 41, Hampden-Sydney 28
Clarion 31, East Stroudsburg 27
Clemson 45, Boston College 31
Colgate 47, Yale 24
College of NJ 55, W. Connecticut 27
Cornell15, Bucknell10
Cortland St. 20, Montclair St. 0
Delaware Valley 42, Albright 21
Denison 30, Wooster 22
Duquesne 24, St. Francis (Pa.) 21
Gettysburg 35, McDaniel 3
Indiana (Pa.) 41, Millersville 7
Ithaca 40, Utica 22
Lehigh 34, Fordham 31
Merchant Marine 34, RPI 31
Merrimack 63, Pace 14
New Hampshire 34, Delaware 14
Ohio 37, UMass 34
Penn 28, Dartmouth 21
Princeton 33, Columbia 6
Robert Morris 31, Lafayette 28
Rochester 30, St. Lawrence 20
Rowan 17, Brockport 3
Sacred Heart 34, CCSU 21
San Jose St. 12, Navy 0
Shippensburg 49, Lock Haven 6
Stony Brook 23, Army 3
Susquehanna 17, Muhlenberg 0
UConn 24, Buffalo 17
Ursinus 24, Moravian 7
Villanova 35, Maine 14
Wagner 31, Bryant 21
Washington & Jefferson 28, Bethany (WV) 26
Waynesburg 20, Thiel 19
West Chester 37, California (Pa.) 34
West Virginia 70, Baylor 63
Wilkes 37, FDU-Florham 27
William Paterson 21, SUNY Maritime 14
SOUTH
Alabama A&M 38, Grambling St. 17
Alabama St. 54, Alcorn St. 14
Albany St. (Ga.) 17, Kentucky St. 14
Appalachian St. 55, Coastal Carolina 14
Bethune-Cookman 38, Hampton 26
Campbellsville 15, Kentucky Christian 14
Chattanooga 28, The Citadel 10
Christopher Newport 45, Maryville (Tenn.) 31
Cumberland (Tenn.) 41, Pikeville 23
Cumberlands 61, Lindsey Wilson 21
Drake 35, Campbell 7
Duke 34, Wake Forest 27
E. Kentucky 28, UT-Martin 16
Elizabeth City St. 23, St. Augustine's 21
Ferrum 49, Averett 28
Florida St. 30, South Florida 17
Furman 45, W. Carolina 24
Gallaudet 52, Anna Maria 24
Georgetown (Ky.) 63, Bethel (Tenn.) 21
Georgia 51, Tennessee 44
Georgia Southern 35, Samford 16
Hobart 61, WPI 8
Howard 56, Savannah St. 9
Jackson St. 34, Prairie View 13
Jacksonville 26, Marist 14
Jacksonville St. 31, SE Missouri 16
LSU 38, Towson 22
Louisiana College 38, Howard Payne 6
Louisiana Tech 44, Virginia 38
Louisiana-Lafayette 48, FlU 20
Louisiana-Monroe 63, Tulane 10
Mars Hill 35, Newberry 28
McKendree 41, Kentucky Wesleyan 17
Miami 44, NC State 37
Middle Tennessee 49, Georgia Tech 28
Millsaps 33, Centre 16
Missouri 21, UCF 16
Murray St. 70, Tennessee Tech 35
North Carolina 66, Idaho 0
North Texas 20, FAU 14
Old Dominion 45, Richmond 37
Presbyterian 28, Davidson 13
Randolph-Macon 22, Emory & Henry 10
SC State 14, Norfolk St. 0
South Carolina 38, Kentucky 17
Southern U. 21, Florida A&M 14
Stillman 32, Lane 22
Tennessee St. 40, Ark.-Pine Bluff 13
Troy 31, South Alabama 10
Tulsa 49, UAB 42
Tusculum 49, Brevard 39
Union (Ky.) 37, Bluefield South 14
Washington & Lee 42, Guilford 21
Willamette 28, Sewanee 24
William & Mary 35, Georgia St. 3
Winston-Salem 35, Bowie St. 3
Wofford 49, Elon 24
MIDWEST
Adrian 24, Hope 0
Alma 20, Olivet 14
Ashland 68, Lake Erie 21
Aurora 55, Maranatha Baptist 14
Avila 35, Bethany (Kan.) 19
Bemidji St. 35, Minn.-Crookston 2
Bethel (Minn.) 21, Augsburg 20
Bowling Green 48, Rhode Island 8
Butler 21, Dayton 11
Cal Poly 35, North Dakota 17
Carthage 31, North Park 6
Cent. Missouri 35, Missouri Southern 10
Central 31, Dubuque 24
Cincinnati 27, Virginia Tech 24
Coe 51, Buena Vista 0
Cornell (Iowa) 48, Beloit 8
DePauw 17, Washington (Mo.) 14
Doane 27, Midland 7
E. Illinois 65, Austin Peay 15
Eureka 31, Westminster (Mo.) 18
Findlay 43, Notre Dame Coll. 42
Fort Hays St. 37, Truman St. 23
Grand Valley St. 51, Michigan Tech 43
Greenville 49, Crown (Minn.) 18
Gustavus 37, Hamline 0
Hillsdale 44, N. Michigan 6
Illinois College 56, Lawrence 20
Illinois St. 34, South Dakota 31
Indiana St. 24, S. Illinois 3
Iowa 31, Minnesota 13
Lake Forest 13, Carroll (Wis.) 10
Loras 28, Luther 25
Malone 24, Tiffin 14
Martin Luther 17, Presentation 13
Miami (Ohio) 56, Akron 49
Minn. St.-Mankato 30, Concordia (St.R) 10
Minot St. 32, Mary 21
Missouri Valley 47, Culver-Stockton 7
Monmouth (III.) 31, St. Norbert 9
N. Dakota St. 33, N. Iowa 21
N. Illinois 55, Cent. Michigan 24
Northern St. (SD) 45, Minn. St.-Moorhead 7
Northwestern 44, Indiana 29
Northwestern (Minn.) 38, Minn.-Morris 14
Ohio Dominican 24, Walsh 13
Ohio St. 17, Michigan St. 16
Penn St. 35, Illinois 7
Purdue 51, Marshall 41
Ripon 42, Knox 17
S. Dakota St. 17, Missouri St. 7
Saginaw Valley St. 31, Ferris St. 24, OT
Siena Heights 28, Taylor 14
Simpson (Iowa) 20, Wartburg 19
Sioux Falls 41, SW Minnesota St. 22
St. Cloud St.51, Minn. Duluth 49
St. Olaf 38, St. John's (Minn.) 35
St. Scholastica 43, Mac Murray 6
St. Thomas (Minn.) 47, Carleton 24
Texas Tech 24, Iowa St. 13
Toledo 37, W. Michigan 17
Trine 30, Kalamazoo 20
Washburn 42, SW Baptist 14
Wayne (Mich.) 21, Northwood (Mich.) 11
Wayne (Neb.) 31, Augustana (SD) 27
Wheaton (III.) 49, Augustana (III.) 7





CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE

NFL standings
AFC
East
W L T Pct PF PA
N.YJets 2 1 0 .667 81 75
Buffalo 2 1 0 .667 87 79
New England 1 2 0 .333 82 64
Miami 1 2 0 .333 65 66
South
W L T Pct PF PA
Houston 3 0 0 1.000 88 42
Jacksonville 1 2 0 .333 52 70
Tennessee 1 2 0 .333 67 113
Indianapolis 1 2 0 .333 61 83
North
W L T Pct PF PA
Baltimore 3 1 0 .750 121 83
Cincinnati 2 1 0 .667 85 102
Pittsburgh 1 2 0 .333 77 75
Cleveland 0 4 0 .000 73 98
West
W L T Pct PF PA
San Diego 2 1 0 .667 63 51
Denver 1 2 0 .333 77 77
Kansas City 1 2 0 .333 68 99
Oakland 1 2 0 .333 61 88
NFC
East
W L T Pct PF PA
Dallas 2 1 0 .667 47 54
Philadelphia 2 1 0 .667 47 66
N.Y Giants 2 1 0 .667 94 65
Washington 1 2 0 .333 99 101
South
W L T Pct PF PA
Atlanta 3 0 0 1.000 94 48
Tampa Bay 1 2 0 .333 60 67
Carolina 1 2 0 .333 52 79
New Orleans 0 3 0 .000 83 102
North
W L T Pct PF PA
Minnesota 2 1 0 .667 70 59
Chicago 2 1 0 .667 74 50
Green Bay 1 2 0 .333 57 54
Detroit 1 2 0 .333 87 94
West
W L T Pct PF PA
Arizona 3 0 0 1.000 67 40
San Francisco 2 1 0 .667 70 65
Seattle 2 1 0 .667 57 39
St. Louis 1 2 0 .333 60 78
Thursday's Game
Baltimore 23, Cleveland 16
Sunday's Games
Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m.
San Diego at Kansas City 1 p.m.
Seattle at St. Louis, 1 p.m.
New England at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
San Francisco at N.Y Jets, 1 p.m.
Miami at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.
Oakland at Denver, 4:05 p.m.
Cincinnati at Jacksonville, 4:05 p.m.
New Orleans at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Washington at Tampa Bay, 4:25 p.m.
N.Y Giants at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m.
Open: Indianapolis, Pittsburgh
Monday's Game
Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Arizona at St. Louis, 8:20 p.m.
AFC leaders
Week 3
Quarterbacks
Att Corn Yds TD Int
Roethlis., PIT 120 82 904 8 1
Dalton, CIN 95 65 867 6 3
Schaub, HOU 96 63 751 5 1
Flacco, BAL 110 71 913 6 2
Brady, NWE 118 79 887 4 1
Fitzpatrick, BUF 86 50 581 8 3
Locker, TEN 104 67 781 4 2
C. Palmer, OAK 128 80 879 5 2
P Rivers, SND 103 69 688 4 3
Gabbert, JAC 79 40 468 4 0
Rushers
Att Yds Avg LG TD
J. Charles, KAN 55 323 5.87 91t 1
Jones-Drew, JAC 59 314 5.32 59t 1
Spiller, BUF 33 308 9.33 56t 3
Re. Bush, MIA 50 302 6.04 65t 2
A. Foster, HOU 79 294 3.72 22 3
R. Rice, BAL 46 268 5.83 43 3
Ridley, NWE 52 233 4.48 20 1
McGahee, DEN 50 213 4.26 31 2
Green-Ellis, CIN 56 204 3.64 19 2
Richardson, CLE 50 175 3.50 32t 2
Receivers
No Yds Avg LG TD
Wayne, IND 23 294 12.8 30t 1
Lloyd, NWE 22 237 10.8 27 0
A. Green, CIN 21 311 14.8 73t 2
Ant. Brown, PIT 18 240 13.3 27 1
Bowe, KAN 18 234 13.0 33t 2
Pitta, BAL 18 188 10.4 25 2
Decker, DEN 17 243 14.3 35 0
M.Wallace, PIT 17 234 13.8 37t 3
McFadden, OAK 17 107 6.3 17 0
Welker, NWE 16 251 15.7 59 0
Scoring
Touchdowns
TD Rush Rec Ret Pts
A. Foster, HOU 4 3 1 0 24
H. Miller, PIT 4 0 4 0 24
Spiller, BUF 4 3 1 0 24
NFC leaders
Week 3
Quarterbacks
Att Corn Yds TD Int
M.Ryan,ATL 107 77 793 8 1
Kolb, ARI 59 38 428 4 0
Ponder, MIN 97 68 713 4 0
Griffin Ill, WAS 89 60 747 4 1
A. Smith, SNF 92 64 641 5 1
Manning, NYG 118 79 1011 5 3
Romo, DAL 108 70 841 4 3
Rodgers, GBY 115 78 745 3 2
R.Wilsonr, SEA 75 43 434 4 1
Bradford, STL 95 61 660 4 3
Rushers
Att Yds Avg LG TD
M. Lynch, SEA 72 305 4.24 36 1
Gore, SNF 45 264 5.87 23t 2
Morris, WAS 61 263 4.31 29 3
L. McCoy PHL 58 261 4.50 22 1
A. Peterson, MIN 58 230 3.97 20 2
D. Martin, TAM 63 214 3.40 17 1
Murray, DAL 50 213 4.26 48 1
Griffin Ill, WAS 32 209 6.53 19 3
And. Brown, NYG 33 184 5.58 31 3
M.Turner, ATL 42 154 3.67 25 2
Receivers
No Yds Avg LG TD
Harvin, MIN 27 277 10.3 24 0
Amendola, STL 25 296 11.8 56 1
C.Johnson, DET 24 369 15.4 51 1
Cruz, NYG 23 279 12.1 80t 1
Gonzalez, ATL 21 214 10.2 25 3
R.White, ATL 19 244 12.8 26 1
M. Crabtree, SNF 19 183 9.6 20 0
Sproles, NOR 18 163 9.1 25 1
J. Graham, NOR 17 172 10.1 23 3
Burleson, DET 17 149 8.8 21 1
Scoring
Touchdowns
TD Rush Rec Ret Pts
Ve.DavisSNF 4 0 4 0 24
And. Brown, NYG 3 3 0 0 20
Eight tied at 18 points (three TDs)


Dolphins set to face

hostile Cards defense

Associated Press

GLENDALE, Ariz. The Arizona
Cardinals stifled Tom Brady and
battered Michael Vick.
Next comes Miami rookie quar-
terback Ryan Tannehill, who leads
the Dolphins (1-2) onto dangerous
turf on Sunday
He will face a Cardinals defense
that has allowed just two touch-
downs this season, fewest in the
NFL. Overall, they've given up 40
points, second only to Seattle's 39
through three games.
"It's a fast defense," Miami running
back Reggie Bush said. "They do a
good job at getting a lot of guys to the
ball carrier They thrive off turnovers.
They do a good job at creating
turnovers and stripping the ball."
Arizona could be the league's
biggest September surprise, one of
just three unbeaten teams in the
league (the others are Atlanta and
Houston). The Cardinals are 3-0 for
the first time in 38 years, a statistic
that is a testament to the franchise's
many seasons as an NFL wasteland.
The combination of a stout defense,
standout special teams play and an
offense that has been good enough
under the controls of quarterback
Kevin Kolb have led to the fast start
But this is the first game the Car-
dinals, winners of seven in a row at
home, are favored to win, and there
could be a natural tendency for this
defense to ease up a bit
"Not at all," safety Kerry Rhodes
said. "We've been schooled on that
all week. We're not great. We're not
where we want to be yet. We've got
work to do. Nobody's slacking off.
We'll be ready to go."
Bush, knocked out of last Sunday's


NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE


Air raid in


Buccaneers host

RG3, Redskins

at 4:25p.m. today

Associated Press

TAMPA Whether it's throwing
the football or tucking it to run,
Robert Griffin III and Josh Free-
man are committed to one thing:
winning.
Unlike the Washington Redskins
(1-2), who've tailored their system
to the strengths of the No. 2 overall
pick in this year's draft and are
leading the NFL in scoring, the
sputtering Tampa Bay Buccaneers
(1-2) have yet to establish an iden-
tity on offense with their young,
strong-armed quarterback.
"The team is scoring 33 points a
game, so we're being pretty suc-
cessful when it comes to scoring
points. We
Blackout just have
to be more
U According to local successful
TV listings, the when it
Bucs game will comes to
not be televised winning
today due to NFL games,"
blackout rules. Griffin
said, re-
flecting on a start that includes a
surprising win over New Orleans
and close losses to St. Louis and
Cincinnati.
The Redskins and Bucs meet
today at Raymond James Stadium,
both looking to end two-game
skids.
"For me, whatever they ask me to
do, I'm going to go out and do it be-
cause that's the kind of person I
am," the 2011 Heisman Trophy
winner added. "Whether it's run
the ball, throw the ball, kick the
ball, punt the ball, whatever. I'm
going to go out there, and I'll run
through a wall for this team ..
That's how I was brought up."
Freeman is just as determined,
one of the reasons he insists he's
not frustrated with game plans that
produced mixed results during a
victory over Carolina, as well as
losses to the New York Giants and


Associated Pres
Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill will face arguably the best defense of his
young NFL career when the Dolphins play at the Arizona Cardinals today.


tough 23-20 overtime loss to the New
York Jets with a bruised knee, pro-
claimed early in the week that he
would play at Arizona, before ac-
knowledging he was not the coach.
The Cardinals are preparing for a
strong Miami rushing game regard-
less, but it's much more dangerous
when Bush is the ball carrier.
"He's been great this year," Rhodes
said. "He's been running the ball in
between the tackles, something that
was a question mark for him I guess
before he got to Miami. But he's been
running well, running hard. He looks
like an every-down back
"It's not just him. It's a running


back by committee thing. But he is
'the' guy, he's the go-to guy"
The strong running game eases
the pressure on Tannehill, who has
earned a mix of praise and criticism
from Dolphins coach Joe Philbin.
"Frankly, he's got to throw the bal
more accurately than he did las
Sunday," Philbin said. "That's jus
the bottom line. There's no othei
way to cut it with the film. We try t(
be honest with our guys if we can. I
you watch the tape of him, he's doing
some very good things, but on Sun
day he's got to make great decisions
and he's got to throw the ball mor
accurately for us to win the game."


Jags rookie WR Blackmon finding NFL


Associated Press


JACKSONVILLE -Justin Black-
mon would catch four passes in a
single series at Oklahoma State.
So having four receptions
through three games with the
Jacksonville Jaguars must make
the rookie feel like more of a well-
paid decoy than a go-to guy
"It's not that bad," Blackmon
said Wednesday "When it hap-
pens, it'll happen. I don't control it
All I can do is get out there and
play."


Blackmon has 31 yards receiv-
ing heading into today's game
against Cincinnati. It's hardly the
production the Jaguars (1-2) ex-
pected when they traded up to se-
lect him with the fifth overall pick
in April's draft.
Coach Mike Mularkey believes
Blackmon is pressing to make
plays. Blackmon, meanwhile, has
no idea what all the fuss is about.
"I guess they're all concerned,"
he said. "I have nothing to be con-
cerned about."
Blackmon has been targeted


15 times by quarterback Blaine
Gabbert. Most of the missed con-
nections have been off-target
throws, including what should
have been an easy touchdown in
the season opener at Minnesota,
but Blackmon did drop a per-
fectly placed short pass Sunday
at Indianapolis.
"I just told him to be patient,
'It's coming. We'll get you the ball.
There's going to be a time that
you'll understand what we're
doing,"' Mularkey said. "I think
he's handling it very well. He's


doing everything we ask him to do.
This would be a nice game to be a
breakout game for him. But he's
just got to be patient. It will come
in due time when everything else
starts to fall in place."
The Jaguars have been forced to
tweak things the last two weeks
because of injuries. Guard Eben
Britton (ankle) and right tackle
Cam Bradfield (ankle) were hurt
in the season opener and missed
the last two games.
Those injuries forced rookie
guard Mike Brewster and backup


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 B7


Tampa?


Associated Press
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman has completed just over 51 percent of his passes for 491
yards and four touchdowns against three interceptions.


Dallas Cowboys. Questions have
been raised whether first-year
coach Greg Schiano essentially is
turning his quarterback into a
caretaker rather than a playmaker.
The fourth-year pro statistically
had one of the worst games of his
career a week ago, throwing for 110
yards, one touchdown and one in-
terception in a 16-10 loss to the
Cowboys. Much of that production
came on Tampa Bay's final drive,
and the Bucs finished with just 166
yards of total offense.
The absence of a consistent run-
ning game has been part of the
problem, but Schiano scoffed at the
notion he and offensive coordina-
tor Mike Sullivan hindered Free-
man and wasted a strong defensive
performance with overly conserva-
tive play-calling after taking an
early lead at Dallas.
During one stretch of the second
half, the Bucs had nine first-down
plays and ran the ball on eight for a
total of 23 yards.


"I don't necessarily want to be a
running team. I want to be able to
run the football when we want to
run it. That's the big thing to me,"
Schiano said, shrugging off a ques-
tion about his desire to offensively
mold the Bucs into in a tough, phys-
ical unit that thrives on a solid
rushing attack.
"As you look back, would we like
to change a few, Mike and I? Sure,
we'd like to a change a few" calls,
Schiano said. "We were all out of
sync. We were trying to get it
calmed down and going and just
never really got it. When that hap-
pens, you look internally and say
we just never got it flowing. But
then as a head coach, you've got to
look at the other side and say they
had something to do with that."
Freeman, who's completed just
over 51 percent of his passes for 491
yards, four TDs and three intercep-
tions, said it's too soon to draw any
conclusions about the third offen-
sive system he's had to learn since


entering the NFL in 2009.
"It's still early in the season. We
still have a lot of our offense that
we've yet to display on Sundays,"
Freeman said.
"I feel we're in a good place now.
Sometimes you lose a game, some-
times you lose a couple games," the
24-year-old quarterback added.
"But I feel like our team mentally
is where we need to be. We're push-
ing forward ... excited about having
another opportunity to go out and
try to find a way to win."
The Redskins certainly haven't
tried to restrict Griffin, who's com-
pleted 67.4 percent of his passes for
747 yards, four touchdowns and
one interception.
The rookie also has rushed for
209 yards more than any quar-
terback and a league-leading
three TDs on the ground while tak-
ing a physical beating. That has
prompted coach Mike Shanahan to
ask his young star to take some pre-
cautions on the field.




Several



fined for



late hits

Associated Press

NEW YORK Baltimore
Ravens safety Ed Reed, De-
troit Lions linebacker
Stephen Tulloch and Pitts-
burgh Steelers safety Ryan
Mundy each have been fined
$21,000 by the NFL for
flagrant hits.
Reed was fined for striking
defenseless Patriots receiver
Deion Branch in the head and
neck area last Sunday night.
Tulloch was docked for a hel-
met-to-helmet hit on Ten-
nessee tight end Craig
Stevens. Mundy's hit on
Raiders receiver Darrius Hey-
ward-Bey resulted in his fine.
Heyward-Bey was taken from
the field on a stretcher and
s diagnosed with a concussion.
s Four players were fined
$15,750 Friday by the league:
Denver LB Von Miller, Cincin-
nati defensive back Adam
Jones, Eagles defensive end
s Jason Babin, and Titans DE
Scott Solomon.
Miller was tagged for driv-
l ing Houston quarterback Matt
t Schaub to the ground one play
t before fellow Broncos line-
r backer Joe Mays' hit took off a
o piece of Schaub's left earlobe.
f Mays was suspended for one
g game and fined $50,000 ear-
- lier this week.
s Denver has been fined
e more than $150,000 in the first
three weeks of the season.




)ugh place

offensive tackle Guy Whimper
onto the field with mixed re-
sults. Jacksonville was so con-
cerned about how the line,
especially Whimper, would hold
up against Robert Mathis and the
Colts that offensive coordinator
Bob Bratkowski's game plan cen-
tered around running back Mau-
rice Jones-Drew
Jones-Drew ran 28 times for 177
yards and a touchdown as the
Jaguars often used fullback Greg
Jones and tight end Marcedes
Lewis as extra blockers.


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ENTERTAINMENT
CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE


Memoir:


Arnold


reveals


affairs,


talks run


for office
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -Arnold
Schwarzenegger says his
wife, Maria Shriver, was
told to "snap out of it" by
her mother for her attempts
to persuade him against
running for California
governor in 2003, a con-
versation that ultimately
opened the door to his
successful candidacy
Eunice Kennedy Shriver
told her daughter that her
husband would be "angry
for the rest of his life" if
she stopped his ambitions,
Schwarzenegger writes in
his new autobiography,
"Total Recall: My Unbe-
lievably True Life Story"
Schwarzenegger has
often said Maria's mother
and her father, Sargent
Shriver, were essential to
his eventual decision to
seek public office, and the
most "extraordinary human
beings I've ever met." But
he also writes in the book
that he often teased his
wife that the close-knit
Democratic Kennedy clan
was "like a bunch of clones"
because there was such
conformity among them.
A spokesman for Maria
Shriver, Matthew DiGiro-
lamo, declined to com-
ment on the contents of
the book.
"Total Recall" will offi-
cially be published next
week The Associated Press
purchased an early copy
Schwarzenegger also
writes he had a "hot affair"
with actress Brigitte Nielsen
at a time he and Maria
Shriver were dating and
already living together
Schwarzenegger and
Nielsen co-starred in the
1985 film "Red Sonja."
Nielsen wrote in a memoir
published last year that
she and Schwarzenegger
had an "outrageous affair"
while making the movie.
The book is part of an
effort by the onetime "Mr
Universe" to rebrand him-
self after leaving office
with a mixed record and
subsequent embarrassing
revelations about a fling
he had with the
family's housekeeper
Schwarzenegger, who fa-
thered a son with the
housekeeper, says he also
let the boy down.
Schwarzenegger, 65,
said he avoided telling his
wife for years about the
boy, who is now a teenager,
even when Shriver asked
him, partly because of his
longtime penchant for se-
crecy, and his fear that the
news would become pub-
lic and undermine his po-
litical career
In an interview with "60
Minutes" scheduled to air
Sunday, Schwarzenegger
said having sex with his
housekeeper was "the stu-
pidest thing" he ever did
to Shriver and caused
great pain to her and their
four children.
"I think it was the stu-
pidest thing I've done in
the whole relationship. It
was terrible. I inflicted
tremendous pain on Maria
and unbelievable pain on
the kids," he told the show.
Shriver filed for divorce
in July


Associated Press
People who modeled for Norman Rockwell illustrations pose Friday with the pieces in which they were featured at
the Bennington Museum in Bennington, Vt. From left: Butch Corbett, Tom Paquin and Don Trachte. Mary Immen
Hall is seated.




All-American reunion

Rockwell kids gather to share their memories of the artist


Associated Press

MONTPELIER, Vt.
Don Trachte's cowlick has
been tamed. Mary Hall is
no longer a towhead.
Butch Corbett is still thin, but not
the beanpole he once was. And
Tom Paquin's carrot top is thinner
and grayer
Twenty or so people who were
children when they posed in the
1940s and '50s for their neighbor
Norman Rockwell in the Vermont
town of Arlington reunited there
Saturday to share their memories
of the great American artist who
once lived in their midst.
Rockwell captured scenes of
everyday life in his paintings and
illustrations for covers of the
Saturday Evening Post, for the
Boy Scouts and for its publication
Boys' Life, art now considered the
very definition of Americana. He
would pay his neighbors $5 a pop
to appear in Hallmark cards, in
calendars and on magazine covers
that ended up gracing the coffee
tables and littering the tree
houses of millions of magazine
readers young and old.
"The Saturday Evening Post
came out weekly, and we couldn't
wait to get it to see what was on the
cover," said Hall, who posed for
Rockwell four times. "You could
always recognize who it was."
She appeared as a blond girl
wrapped in a quilt and being carried
out of a flood by a Boy Scout in an
image that became a cover of Boys'
Life, and as a teenager in a skirt,
white blouse, bobby socks and
loafers on a Post cover from 1948. It
was called "Christmas Homecom-
ing" and showed people welcoming
home a young man who's carrying
a suitcase full of dirty laundry
An estimated 300 people from
the area modeled for Rockwell
during his 14 years in the southern
Vermont town. Of the 70 or so still
living, the oldest is 93 (he couldn't
make it to the reunion). Many still
live in and around Arlington.
Among the models was Mary
Whalen, who posed for the popu-
lar image of a rugged-looking
school girl with braids and a black
eye, waiting outside a principal's
office.
The former models have gotten
together before, but this weekend
is special. They have been invited
to view a new gallery of Rockwell
prints and memorabilia that is
taking the place of a recently closed
Rockwell museum. The new own-
ers are treating them to a turkey
lunch in honor of Rockwell's fa-
mous painting of an excited family
gathered for Thanksgiving dinner


Birthday In the year ahead, a new awareness of your
needs will help you strike a better balance in your personal
affairs. This fresh enlightenment will encourage you to de-
vote more time to those things in your life that really matter.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) If you place more importance
on settling an old grudge, you'll waste valuable time that
you could have used to do something fun or meaningful. It'll
be your own doing and your loss.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Unfortunately, you might not
be as eager to share with others as they are with you.
Sadly, this attitude will damage your reputation in ways that
you're unprepared to handle.
Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) There are two sides to
every coin, so why spend all your time dwelling on the neg-
ative aspects? All it will bring is an investment in failure.


"I think it's important that the
models keep the tradition of the
image that Vermont, Arlington in
particular, was important in Nor-
man Rockwell's biography That
while he lived in Arlington he did
his best work, probably ... and his
local models were Arlington peo-
ple," said James "Buddy" Edger-
ton, 82, who lived next door to
Rockwell, his wife and three sons
and modeled for him at least a
dozen times.
Rockwell was a full-fledged
member of the town, attending
school basketball games and
square dances, and had a great
sense of humor, his neighbors re-
call. But as one of America's fore-
most artists, he could be as
precise as any high-fashion
photographer
He would first have the models
photographed and then would
sketch a drawing. Sometimes the
session in his studio took minutes,
sometimes several hours. He al-
ways had a pipe in his mouth, and
he joked around with the kids to
make them comfortable.
"Rockwell had these images in
his head, and he wanted you to
smile or be wide-eyed in a certain
way You have to be a little actor,
you see, and I probably was a lit-
tle embarrassed," said Trachte,
who was 5 or 6 when he posed for
a painting of a little boy and girl
in pajamas, holding hands and
peering up at Santa Claus. Years
later, Trachte and his brother
found a Rockwell hidden in a wall
at his parents' house; "Breaking
Home Ties" sold at auction in
2006 for $15.4 million.


Today's HOROSCOPE
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Don't be so self-involved
that you forget to acknowledge those who have helped you
get where you want to go.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -You may have a knack for
managing people, but how you go about it might not be as
admirable as you think. Be careful to avoid using tactics
that could be resented.
Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) -A situation that pits a loved
one against another might occur, calling for you to make a
choice as to who is right. If it's not a serious issue, let your
heart make the decision.
Aries (March 21-April 19) Keep the faith, because
something of great importance to your well-being won't be
a piece of cake to handle. But it won't be as ominous or
troublesome as you think, either.


Rockwell knew just what he
wanted, instructing the children
to sit or stand in certain positions
with particular expressions and to
wear certain clothing, often pro-
viding Scout uniforms, or in one
case, the velvet outfit that Hall
wore for the cover of an edition of
the book "Little Lord Fauntleroy"
"I find his detail just amazing,"
said Hall, whose father was a real
estate agent who sold Rockwell
his first and second home in town.
She noted that Rockwell man-
aged to paint the small piece of
tape around her leg from a
sprained ankle that appeared
above her bobby sock: "He didn't
miss the details."
Edgerton who went on to
write the memoir "The Unknown
Rockwell: A Portrait of Two Amer-
ican Families," about a farm boy
growing up next door to the Rock-
wells modeled for his neighbor
mostly as a Scout, with his image
published in four calendars.
The last time he modeled was
in 1964, after Rockwell had moved
about 65 miles away to Stock-
bridge, Mass., now home to the
Norman Rockwell Museum.
Edgerton appeared as a Scout-
master with his son, then 9, in a
painting called "Growth of a
Leader," showing four profiles of
a Scout progressing from a child
to an adult with a graying side-
burn much like Edgerton has
today
"He was a wonderful guy,"
Edgerton said. "He made you feel
you were the most important per-
son in the world when you were
doing it."


Taurus (April 20-May 20) Now's the time to take control
over your financial affairs. Regardless of how bad things
look, you can turn it around. Use plenty of elbow grease.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) Just to make a point, you
may opt to do things the hard way and cause more trouble
for yourself than need be. Quit being so stubborn.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) Innately, you are a practical
and logical person, but when you allow your emotions to
take control, all reason flies out the window.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Don't be one of those people who
lets personal gain take precedence over the nobler instincts.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Important goals may be un-
achievable, but not necessarily owing to obstacles or influ-
ences over which you have no control. It'll be because you
handle things in a clumsy manner.


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Today in
HISTORY -

Today is Sunday, Sept. 30,
the 274th day of 2012. There
are 92 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight:
On Sept. 30, 1962, James
Meredith, a black student, was
escorted by federal marshals
to the campus of the Univer-
sity of Mississippi, where he
enrolled for classes the next
day; Meredith's presence
sparked rioting that claimed
two lives. In an address to
the nation, President John F.
Kennedy expressed hope
that the school, the state of
Mississippi and the nation
would "return to their normal
activities with full confidence in
the integrity of American law."
On this date:
In 1777, the Continental
Congress forced to flee in
the face of advancing British
forces moved to York, Pa.
In 1791, Mozart's opera
"The Magic Flute" premiered
in Vienna, Austria.
In 1846, Boston dentist
William Morton used ether as
an anesthetic for the first time
as he extracted an ulcerated
tooth from merchant Eben
Frost.
In 1912, the Columbia
Journalism School in New
York held its first classes.
In 1938, after co-signing the
Munich Agreement allowing
Nazi annexation of Czecho-
slovakia's Sudetenland,
British Prime Minister Neville
Chamberlain said, "I believe
it is peace for our time."
In 1949, the Berlin Airlift
came to an end.
In 1954, the first nuclear-
powered submarine, the USS
Nautilus, was commissioned
by the Navy.
In 1962, the National Farm
Workers Association, founded
by Cesar Chavez and a fore-
runner of the United Farm
Workers, held its first meeting
in Fresno, Calif.
Ten years ago: New Jersey
Sen. Robert Torricelli abruptly
ended his scandal-tainted re-
election campaign just five
weeks before the election.
Five years ago: Taliban
militants in southern
Afghanistan hanged a teenager
found to have U.S. money in
his pocket as a warning to
others not to use dollars.
One year ago: A U.S.
drone airstrike in Yemen
killed two American members
of al-Qaida, cleric Anwar al-
Awlaki and recruiting maga-
zine editor Samir Khan.
Today's birthdays: Nobel
Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel
is 84. Actress Angie Dickin-
son is 81. Singer Cissy Hous-
ton is 79. Singer Johnny
Mathis is 77. Pop singer
Sylvia Peterson (The Chif-
fons) is 66. Actress Fran
Drescher is 55. Country
singer Eddie Montgomery
(Montgomery-Gentry) is 49.
Rock singer TreyAnastasio is


48. Actress Monica Bellucci
is 48. Tennis player Martina
Hingis is 32.
Thought for Today:
"Nothing you can't spell will
ever work." Will Rogers,
American humorist (1879-
1935).


Mary Immen Hall of Bennington, Vt., looks at the 1940 Norman Rockwell
illustration "A Scout is Helpful" and the photograph it was created from on
Friday at the Bennington Museum.












COMMENTARY


SO YOU KNOW
* Find more letters and
Sound Off today on
pages A7 to A9.


CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE


Riding th residential



0 Y 1


Associated Press
Democrats are hoping President Barack Obama's coattails will still be long enough to help carry them to victory in a number of close races
for state office. Republicans, meanwhile, hope they're competing in a more comfortable environment than the one that walloped them up
and down the ballot four years ago. : Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks May 16 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Obama
speaks July 24 at a fundraising event at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore.

Election by association a factor in some U.S. Senate and House races


HENRY C. JACKSON
Associated Press
WASHINGTON If Rep. Connie Mack
scores an upset over Democratic Sen. Bill
Nelson in Florida's Senate race, he'll prob-
ably owe Mitt Romney a thank you. Should
former Gov Tim Kaine hold off former Sen.
George Allen in the Senate contest in Vir-
ginia, President Barack Obama may deserve
a share of credit.
The fates of Obama and Romney in No-
vember are likely to impact more than the
White House. They will help shape a num-
ber of key Senate and House races. The
prospect of presidential coattails or the
opposite, a drag is factoring into the way
races down the ballot are being run, espe-
cially in close contests.
"There's obviously a down-ballot impact
from the performance of the top of the
ticket," said Sen. John Thune, the No. 3 Re-
publican in the Senate. So Senate Republi-
cans are pulling for Romney and doing all
they can to help him, Thune said. Of Rom-
ney, he added: "We need him to do well."
Democrats feel the same about the top of
their ticket. Leaders in the Senate, includ-
ing Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and
Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada,
said Democratic Senate candidates were
certain to benefit from a stronger Obama
performance in November They said they'd
also benefit if Romney stumbles.
"One of the reasons our Senate numbers
have gone up in the last few weeks is distaste
for Romney," Schumer said last week.
The impact and potential of coattails is less
clear in the House, though both parties are
using the stances of Obama and Romney as
political cudgels, evidence the presidential
race is having at least a tangential effect
Romney's struggle to overcome his re-
marks at a meeting with donors offered an
early demonstration of how the top of the
ticket can quickly shake other races.
His comment, secretly recorded at a
Florida fundraiser in May, that 47 percent of
Americans think they are "victims" entitled


I m
Associated Press
U.S. Rep. Connie Mack addresses a crowd of
supporters Wednesday at the Bay County
Republican headquarters in Panama City.
to government help and that he doesn't
worry about "those people," sent Republi-
can Senate candidates scrambling. In Mas-
sachusetts, Connecticut, Nevada and
Hawaii, Republicans respectfully but surely
disavowed Romney's remarks.
There are, after all, a lot of Republicans in
that 47 percent seniors, for example, who
depend on government programs such as
Medicare and Social Security after paying
into them for decades. Working-class Ameri-
cans, too, who may be out of work in an econ-
omy that has many voters jittery and angry
Are they the moochers Romney de-
scribed? The very question opened up a
round of sniping that reached from vulnera-
ble Republican Senate candidates all the
way to Romney's wife, Ann.


U.S. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., speaks during a rally
for Presdient Obama on Sept. 8 in Seminole.
"I disagree with Governor Romney's in-
sinuation," GOP Senate candidate Linda
McMahon said in Connecticut.
"That's not the way I view the world," said
GOP Sen. Scott Brown, who's getting a stiff
challenge from Democrat Elizabeth Warren
in Massachusetts.
In Wisconsin, GOP Senate candidate
Tommy Thompson, a former governor,
lamented a possible draft from the top of the
ticket.
"You know, whether you're a Democrat or
a Republican, if your standard-bearer for
the presidency is not doing well, it's going to
reflect on the down ballot," Thompson told
WKOW, a Madison, Wis., TV station, last
week.
See Page C4


Citizens insurance works to tighten belt


BARRY GILWAY
Special to the Chronicle
Citizens Property Insurance
takes its fiscal responsibili-
ties to our policyholders and
all Floridians very seriously We are
especially sensitive to the concerns
expressed in recent articles regard-
ing executive expenses and inter-
national travel costs. Although
Citizens' travel expenses are 0.17
percent of our overall operating
budget, I saw the questions raised
as an opportunity to take a closer
look at our expense procedures and
identify ways Citizens can tighten
its belt.
Recently, I announced revised
travel expense guidelines to the Cit-


Guest COLUMN


izens board. These more rigorous
standards apply to all employees,
regardless of title. They define ac-
ceptable meal and hotel expenses
for domestic and international
travel and were effective
immediately
Tightened travel guidelines are
only one way Citizens can achieve
efficiency in our business opera-
tions. Cost savings also are achieved
by purchasing reinsurance in the
international market to ensure
claims payments and protect
Florida policyholders from the risk
of assessments in the event of a
storm. Because reinsurers are
based abroad, international travel


is a necessary part of negotiating
and purchasing reinsurance.
As a government entity operating
in an international industry, Citi-
zens walks a line between fiscal
stringency and conducting business
internationally on behalf of all
Floridians. International travel is
expensive, but the return on invest-
ment for these trips is compelling.
We evaluate the value of all trips
to ensure the benefits to our policy-
holders will be worth the invest-
ment. Trips to transfer catastrophic
risk taken by Citizens CFO, and
highlighted in the Citrus County
Chronicle, ultimately saved an esti-
mated $47 million on the cost of


reinsurance and reduced potential
assessments for all Florida policy-
holders by $1.2 billion.
At Citizens, we are committed to
efficiencies in everything we do,
whether in Tallahassee or interna-
tionally Tightening our travel
guidelines is just one way we will
strengthen our ability to carry out
our mission on behalf of Floridians.
I will continue to search for addi-
tional ways to increase Citizens' ef-
ficiency and reduce spending to
benefit our policyholders and the
people of Florida.

Barry Gilwayis president/CEO and
executive director of Citizens
Property Insurance Corp.


Gerry Mulligan
OUT THE
WINDOW


It's silly


season,

don't

answer

the phone

During election sea-
son, a big part of
my job seems to be
answering the telephone
and saying: "That's not
true."
The silly season of elec-
tions again proves to me
that politics and truth
have very little in com-
mon. But don't be discour-
aged, it's still the best and
longest-running experi-
ment in self determina-
tion that our species has
ever toyed with.
Some advice for voters:
Don't answer your tele-
phone until after the No-
vember elections.
The hottest ploy of the
politicians this election
season has moved from
the anonymous direct-
mail attacks to recorded
telephone calls that are
false and misleading. At
least these things are
pretty consistent in that
they avoid the facts.
Nancy Argenziano, the
candidate without a polit-
ical party, seems to be the
victim of most of the tele-
phone attacks so far, and
that should not be a sur-
prise. Argenziano is run-
ning for the Florida
House of Representatives
against incumbent Jim-
mie T Smith.
Argenziano once served
as our representative,
state senator and Public
Service Commission
member all before her
well-publicized falling-out
with the state Republican
Party. Now she is running
as an Independent, and
the powerful Republican
Party leaders don't want
to welcome her back to
Tallahassee. So hundreds
of thousands of dollars are
being spent by state spe-
cial interests to attack and
misrepresent what she
has done during her pub-
lic life.
The funny thing is it's
not necessary
There is a pretty big dif-
ference between where
incumbent Jimmie Smith
falls on the real issues fac-
ing Florida and the posi-
tions of Nancy
Argenziano.
The same is really true
on the national level -
there is a huge difference
between where President
Obama stands on the is-
sues compared to GOP
challenger Mitt Romney.
The fringes of both politi-
cal parties want to make
nonsense the tone of the
campaign when what we
really need to know is how
the candidates will revive
the economy, grow more
jobs, reduce federal
spending and deal with
health care.
We still have people
talking about where Pres-
ident Obama was born as
opposed to how the candi-
dates will keep us from
stumbling into a nuclear
war with Iran.
There are real differ-
ences in how the candi-
dates want to approach
the issues. That's what
should help us decide
who we support in both
local and national
campaigns.
You won't find the
Chronicle issuing an en-
dorsement this year in the
See Page C2









Memories in the heart, not in a chunk of steel


I don't remember
when I first began
to read a daily
newspaper, but it was
before I started to
school. I learned to
read by reading The
Tampa Tribune, not by
reading the "Alice and
Jerry" primary school
series of books. I read Fred B
those, too, but the A SI
newspaper was really OF I
what got it done.
I still read the newspaper, every
day I used to read two, but since
I've retired, I only read one the
Citrus County Chronicle. I previ-
ously read a national newspaper
as well to help me along in my
real-world job, but, no more.
Yep. The Chronicle gives me
everything I need, but I must con-


r
L
L


fess, I don't always
read it all.
I read what I want to,
what I think is mean-
ingful to me. I read
three columnists from
start to finish on a reg-
ular basis Nancy
Kennedy, Gerry Mulli-
gan and me. I read
rannen Nancy and Gerry be-
-ICE cause I know I will be
IFE better for doing so; and,
I read me to see if what
I've written sounds as good as I'd
hoped it would when I wrote it
As to the other columnists, I
usually start by reading the last
paragraph. If I find that interest-
ing, I will read the first paragraph
and, then if I'm hooked, I'll finish
it.
I read the headlines, both news


and sports, then I read all of what-
ever articles look interesting. I
read Sound Off; I read four comic
strips Arlo and Janice, Frank
and Ernest, The Grizzwells and
Beetle Bailey; and I read the want
ads, not all of 'em, but a select few.
Stick with me, I'm coming to a
point
I always read the Classic Cars
for sale ads; and I'm always look-
ing for a specific make and model.
I few days ago, I saw an ad for
the sale of a 1955 Chevrolet Bel
Air that's not what I'm looking
for, and it's a good thing. The vehi-
cle had been fully restored and
the owner wanted $35,000 for it.
Thirty-five thousand dollars for a
car that sold new for something
less than $2,500. Now, will anyone
pay $35,000 for such a vehicle?
Maybe. Probably But, at least in


my opinion, it will have to be
someone who had a love affair
with a 1955 Bel Air not a love af-
fair in a 1955 Bel Air, but a love af-
fair with a 1955 Bel Air.
No, I'm looking for a red 1962
Ford Fairlane 500 Sports Coupe
with white leather interior and
bucket seats. Why? Because I did
indeed have a love affair with one.
It was my first car; I bought it sec-
ond hand for $1,800 in 1964, but as
far as I was concerned, it was the
most beautiful, most perfect car
that had ever been made. I loved it!
Oh, and yes, please don't make
more out of this than there is, but
I also had a love affair in my 1962
Fairlane 500. There's nothing R-
rated here, but it was the car I had
when I met and began dating my
Cheryl; it was the car we drove
away in together after our


wedding to begin our honeymoon
and at the time it was decorated
with white shoe polish graffiti that
screamed "Just Married!" as well
as whispering a few double
entendres; and it was the car we
drove home from the hospital
after our firstborn, Beth, arrived.
Now, with all of that said, here's
the $64,000 question, or at least
the $35,000 question: Would I pay
such a price for my own special
car?
Absolutely not No way! No how!
The marvelous memories are in
my heart, not in a chunk of steel
put together five decades ago in
Detroit!

Fred Brannen is an
Inverness resident and a
Chronicle columnist.


Endorsement LETTERS=


Respect for Dawsy
There is a saying that all politics really
comes down to the local level. I vote for
the person who I believe in regardless of
political party affiliation. I read, I listen,
and I observe. As a sixth-generation Citrus
County native, I am very concerned about
what happens in this place I call home.
I have watched as the Citrus County
Sheriff's Office has become one of the ab-
solute best in the entire state. I am proud
of the professionalism that has been
brought to this department over the years
under Jeff Dawsy
I have known Jeff for years now, not
only as sheriff, but as a friend. As a sheriff,
I have watched his department upgrade in
every area of law enforcement. As a
friend, I know his heartfelt concern for
the welfare of the people of this county
I talked with Jeff and many deputies
during the Jessica Lunsford tragedy and
saw how their lives were drastically af-
fected and changed. They were not just a
"department" of law enforcement, they
were caring individuals who struggled
with the difficult parts of their job.
I have the highest regard for law en-
forcement in Citrus County and know that
Jeff will continue to lead and do it with
human concern.
Lloyd D. Bertine
Pine Ridge

Vote for Dawsy
Vote Jeff Dawsy on Nov 6. I could list
all of the programs and specialty units
that Sheriff Jeff Dawsy has implemented
to protect public safety and prevent crime.
I can even quote statistics that are public
information that go into detail about how
financially responsible the sheriff's office
is and that Citrus County has been well
below state average per capital on public
safety for years. I could also boast about
how Jeff has made sure that sheriff's of-
fice personnel are trained to standards to
ensure public safety and they have the
equipment and operating procedures in
place to perform the jobs they have been
charged with. I can also tell you about his
qualifications, because his educational ac-
complishments and 25 years experience
in law enforcement prove that he is highly
qualified for the position of sheriff.
But from a personal perspective and
from someone who has raised children
and continues to raise a teenager in this
county, is watching grandchildren being
raised here and is a business person in
this community, the bottom line is Jeff
Dawsy cares about Citrus County
As a teenager he moved here, graduat-
ing from Crystal River High; he has raised
two children here, his daughter Stacey,
now married and mom to Jeff's grandson,
Nathan; and his son Brian, who is now
with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Of-
fice; and he is still raising Destin, who is a
junior at Crystal River High School. And
he is the husband to locally raised Gail,
whom I know he adores.
His family and friends know that they
can always count on Jeff; he is always
there for support and words of encourage-


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presidential race. National
politics are not our area of
expertise, and we don't pre-
tend to be any more in-
formed than you are on the
issue of who should lead the
nation.
On the local level we will
issue endorsements. We
spend a lot of time at the
Chronicle talking to candi-
dates and listening to their
plans for our community. We
recognize that not everyone
has the time to get into deep
discussions with all of the
local folks who are running
- so we do that and then
offer our recommendations.
But you get to make the
choice on who wins the
election. My friend Winston
Perry from Homosassa al-
ways tells me he looks for-
ward to our endorsements
so he knows who not to vote
for. As long as he votes, I'm
good with that.
It's an understatement to
say these are really impor-
tant decisions we are about


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ment when needed. He is also here per-
sonally for the safety and well being of Cit-
rus County
I ask you to join me on Nov 6 and vote
for Jeff Dawsy for sheriff of Citrus County
Rhonda Lestinsky
Beverly Hills

Dawsy the right man
Sheriff Dawsy is the right man for the
job. He has an undeniable resolve to pro-
vide the citizens of Citrus County the qual-
ity of life, and the peace of mind, that they
live in (one of the) safest counties in the
state of Florida with populations over
100,000. I can list many reasons this is so,
but I would like to expand on one issue,
that of child safety
Having worked with Sheriff Dawsy for 30
years, I can attest to his absolute passion to
make our county, state and nation a safer
place for our kids. The road to child safety
begins with a twice nationally recognized
School Resource Officer program that
helps keep our children safe in school,
teaches basic safety and life issues, and de-
velops partnerships between kids and cops.
Second, an Internet Crimes Against
Children Unit that proactively targets and
arrests those who are actively stalking our
children.
Third, a Child Protective Investigations
Unit that has set the standard statewide
for investigations into child neglect and
abuse charges.
Fourth, a Sexual Offender/Predator
Unit that tracks, and makes accountable,
the more than 200 sexual offenders who
live in our county
Fifth, a phenomenal Child Advocacy
Center, Jessie's Place, which is a service
center dedicated to helping children who
have experienced abuse or neglect.
Sixth, still in the developmental stage, is
Safety Town, a place to teach kids about
fire and bicycle safety
Sheriff Dawsy is not one to rest on his
accomplishments; he is forever striving to
make the quality of life in Citrus County
even better. I have absolutely no doubt
that under Sheriff Dawsy's leadership, the
next four years will bring the citizens of
Citrus County a sheriff's office that is sec-
ond to none, that is responsive to the citi-
zens, and is of the highest quality of
service.
Capt. James Cernich
"Retired"
Inverness


to make on both the local
and national levels. Do your
best to avoid the nonsense
and vote for the candidates
you believe have the best
ideas and the ability to im-
plement those ideas.


It's that simple.

Gerry Mulligan is the
publisher of the Chronicle.
Email him atgmulligan
@chronicleonline. com.


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Referee fiasco highlights

disdain for American workers


With our nation in the middle of a
contentious presidential cam-
paign and our economy stuck in
the doldrums, what is the sudden piece of
good news that has Americans cheering?
A big drop in gas prices? Decreased un-
employment? Teamwork in Congress?
Wrong! The National Football
League's lockout of referees is
over
That's right. The immense
suffering of overpaid profes-
sional football players and NFL
fans has come to an end.
Without being asked, White
House Press Secretary Jay Car-
ney spoke for President Obama
- and the rest of the country-
in welcoming news of a deal be- Steve K
tween the NFL and the refer- FLOI
ees' union. VOI
"The president's very
pleased that the two sides have
come together," Carney said. "It's a great
day for America."
Hallelujah.
For the entire preseason and three
weeks of the regular season, we've put up
with replacement referees who failed to
live up to snuff and caused lovers of the
game to question the NFEs integrity
Now it's over, but not because the NFL
was brought to its knees at the negotiating
table. Rather, because of a blown call at
the end of Monday night's game that cost
the Green Bay Packers a win.
Fans and players were outraged. The
outcry was immense, marathon negotiat-
ing sessions commenced and a settlement
was announced Wednesday at 11:30 p.m. It
came none too soon right before Thurs-
day night's Browns-Ravens matchup in
Baltimore.
With the help of two federal mediators,
the league and the NFL Referees Associ-
ation agreed to an eight-year labor pact
that still must be ratified by the union's 121
members, who work on a part-time basis
officiating games.
Carney said the focus can now return to
the games, not the officiating. But the real


issue that caused the lockout -job secu-
rity and benefits for part-time referees -
was obviously lost on the White House and
a jubilant America.
The defeat of the NFL lockout was a vic-
tory not just for the referees, but for Amer-
ican workers who are under serious attack
in a new, part-time economy
where employers force workers
to work part-time hours for less
pay and no retirement or health
benefits.
The big dispute was over pen-
sion and retirement benefits for
officials who are called part-
time, but work long hours on
top of regular jobs.
In the end, the referees' an-
irlander nual salaries will increase from
RIDA $149,000 in 2011 to $173,000 in
CES 2013, and $205,000 by 2019. A dis-
puted defined-benefit pension
plan will remain in place for
current officials through the 2016 season or
until they earn 20 years of service. Then,
the defined-benefit plan will be frozen.
The NFL also will have the option, at
the beginning of the 2013 season, to hire
referees on a full-time basis, like other
leagues.
While most sports commentators
lamented the length of the lockout, these
lockouts are now too common in profes-
sional sports. The National Hockey
League is in Day 5 of a player lockout by
wealthy franchise owners, a stoppage that
will ultimately hurt the sport and its 2012-
2013 season.
So while Americans can be happy that
"real" football is back, they should con-
sider whether penalty flags should be
thrown not only against players on the
field, but against franchise owners who
exemplify the 21st Century-stereotype of
the rich, grubby American employer.

Steven Kurlander blogs at Kurly's
Kommentary, writes a weekly column for
Fort Lauderdale's Sun-Sentinel and is a
South Florida communications strategist.


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EDITORIAL BOARD
Gerry Mulligan............. .................. publisher
Mike Arnold ..................... .................. editor
Charlie Brennan ........................... editor at large
Curt Ebitz................ .............citizen member
Zlfl Mac Harris ............... ............citizen member
Founded Rebecca Martin .......... ....... guest member
by Albert M.
Williamson Brad Bautista ............. .................. copy chief
"You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose."
David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus


SHOP LOCALLY




Businesses



need support



of consumers


' W e need big com-
munity support so
we can continue to
grow and add new stores ... if
we have the interest and we
have the traffic they will
come."
Crystal River
Mall manager Mil- I
lie Bresnahan THE I
made that com- The futu
ment recently to a Crystal R
Chronicle re-
porter who was OUR 01
examining what
the future holds Consume
for the large retail nee
center located on
the north side of the city.
The mall has gone through
some tough times over the last
five years as the nation's econ-
omy went reeling through the
biggest downturn in 70 years.
The loss of the Sears depart-
ment store earlier this year
was a kick in the shin for those
interested in the future of the
429,000-square-foot shopping
center.
But the new owners of the
mall have a much lower debt
on the facility and that gives
them the opportunity to offer
lease rates more in line with
other retail operations in our
county.
Consumers need to pay at-
tention to Ms. Bresnahan's
quote, because it goes to the
heart of improving shopping
options at the mall and at other
retail centers in Citrus County.
The owners of retail centers
make their decisions to invest
in a community based on the
spending patterns of the com-
munity they serve.
Investors don't spend mil-
lions of dollars to launch new
locations in markets unless
they are pretty darned sure
they will be successful. And for
those in the retail business,
success is measured at the
cash register.
Citrus County does not have
the shopping options Tampa
has because we don't have the
population and spending pat-


Microchip all pets
In today's paper (Sept. 12) per-
taining to the cats, that Animal
Control has too many of.
Now they're going to lower
the price. I say get the
people's name, microchip
those cats and if they put
them out like they all do-
they put them to the street
because they get tired of
them then you've got
someone to go to, to find C
out why they let them out CALI
and give them a fine. Oth- 56)
erwise than that, they're
going to be loaded now,


you're going to be loaded then.
There's no sense in all this killing
for these people who have cats and
have cats. They're so cute, but then
they put them out. I know for a fact;
I have two feral cats and I am tak-
ing care of them. Please microchip
them. You know what? That's the
only way. I found a dog three weeks
ago that had just been adopted
from the pound not even two hours
and he was on the street and I
found him. What good is that?


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terns to support all of those op-
tions. We do have consumer
spending that some retailers
find exciting. Look at the re-
cent expansion of Wal-Mart,
Publix and the competing dol-
lar stores.


There is a
chicken-and-the-
egg dilemma
e of the going on right now
ver Mall. as new retailers
look at the mall,
INION: and at other po-
tential shopping
r support locations in the
led. county, to deter-
mine what will
work here and what won't.
Don't expect to see a Nord-
strom's coming to Citrus
County any time soon. But Tar-
get, Kohl's, and sporting good
stores can all find a location
and excel.
Ms. Bresnahan's quote is a
reminder to consumers that
they make the ultimate deci-
sion about which stores come
and survive in our small mar-
ket. When you are in a big city
like Tampa the population is
large enough to support multi-
ple and competitive shopping
destinations.
In Citrus County consumers
must make the decision to sup-
port local businesses. If you go
to Orlando and drop $500
Christmas shopping, that's
$500 you didn't spend in your
own community. And, con-
sumers, those $500 shopping
sprees make a difference.
Ms. Bresnahan's challenge is
real. If consumers shop at the
mall, more stores will open.
The same retail therapy will
work throughout the county.
The mall is a big employer; it
pays a lot of property and sales
taxes; and it plays an important
social/cultural role in our com-
munity. It needs our support.
The businesses throughout
our community need your
support.
Retail growth is a gradual
process. And consumers hold
the keys to the kingdom.


'Not good business'
We're not going to monitor this
company that's going to draw
down our water and we're
JND going to depend on them
to be honest and not take
more than 76,000 gal-
lons a day? That's not
good business ... That is
not a good deal. ...
Thai in Inverness?


3-0579


This is regarding
today's restaurant article.
It's wonderful that all
these places are opening
all dedicated to American


food. Please, if somebody's out
there, we have space for a good
Thai food restaurant. ... Please,
somebody open up a Thai (restau-
rant) in Inverness. It's wonderful
and I'm sure it would do very well.
Can't change past
I'm sick and tired of listening to
people say George Bush did it, the
past president did it. That was
then; this is now. Now is when you
change things. You cannot change
the past. Don't you understand?


"Money-getters are the benefactors of our
race. To them ... are we indebted for
our institutions of learning, and of art,
our academies, colleges and churches."
P.T. Barnum, 1810-1891


CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE


Presidency: It's debatable


he spectacles _
we persist in
dignifying as
presidential "debates"
-two-minute regurgi-
tations of rehearsed ,
responses often /
subtract from the na-
tion's understanding.
But beginning this
Wednesday, these less- Georg
than-Lincoln-Douglas OTI
episodes might be edi-
fying if the candidates VOlI
can be inveigled into
plowing fresh ground.
Concerning the Judiciary
Although the average age of the
Supreme Court justices (66) is
younger than that of the Rolling
Stones (68), three justices will be
in their 80s before the next pres-
idential term ends, so the next
president probably can solidify
today's conservative majority or
create a liberal majority.
For Mitt Romney: Many con-
servatives advocate "judicial re-
straint" They denounce "judicial
activism" and define it as not
properly deferring to decisions
by government's majoritarian
branches. Other conservatives
praise "judicial engagement"
and define it as actively defend-
ing liberty against overbearing
majorities. Do you favor "re-
straint" or "engagement"? Do you
reject the Kelo decision, in which
the Supreme Court deferred to
government's desire to seize pri-
vate property and give it to
wealthier private interests who
would pay higher taxes?
For Barack Obama: You de-
plore the court's Citizens United
decision. What is your constitu-
tional basis for rejecting the de-
cision's principle that Americans
do not forfeit their First Amend-
ment rights when they come to-
gether in corporate entities
(mostly nonprofit advocacy cor-
porations such as the Sierra
Club) to speak collectively? You
say you would "seriously con-
sider" amending the First
Amendment to empower Con-
gress to regulate political speech.
Explain why you choose to make
the Bill of Rights less protective.


For Romney: The
Republican platform
..... endorses using "what-
ever legislative
method is most feasi-
ble" to ban flag dese-
cration. Can you
distinguish this from
the anti-blasphemy
laws in some Islamic
e Will countries? Should we
criminalize expressive
IER acts that offend?
DES Concerning Fobreign
Policy
For both: On Oct. 7, we begin
the 12th year of the war in
Afghanistan and 51 recent NATO
fatalities have been at the hands
of our supposed Afghan allies,
causing U.S. commanders to in-
definitely suspend many joint op-
erations. Why are we staying
there 27 more months?
For Romney: You envision
"countervailing duties" to punish
China for manipulating the value
of its currency Do the "quantita-
tive easings" by Ben Bernanke's
Federal Reserve, which vastly
expanded the money supply, con-
stitute currency manipulation?
Would duties increasing the
prices Americans pay for Chi-
nese imports violate your vow to
not raise taxes?
For Obama: Your campaign
boasts about increasing the num-
ber of unfair-trade charges
against China. How would Amer-
icans' welfare be enhanced by
raising the prices they pay for
consumer goods and production
materials from China?
For both: You are correct that
China subsidizes politically con-
nected businesses. Does not our
Export-Import Bank do this?
For Obama: Are GM and
Chrysler subsidized? Are they
politically connected businesses?
Concerning Domestic Policy
For Obama: Your opponent pro-
poses cutting income tax rates 20
percent and implies paying for
this partly by means testing some
deductions (e.g., mortgage interest
payments and charitable giving).
Do you oppose his plan for making
the income tax more progressive?
For Romney: You say "redistri-


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Vote no on 8
The title of Amendment 8,
"Religious Freedom," is inten-
tionally misleading. This change
deletes current provision in the
state constitution that prohibits
taxpayer funding of religious in-
stitutions, and would allow the
state to use public money to fund
religious institutions and
schools. This would mean that
public schools, which are al-
ready financially stressed, would
get less money, that students
who go to private schools would
not always be taught by certified
teachers, and that many people
would be supporting a religion
in which they do not believe.
Amendment 1 of the U.S. Con-
stitution specifically prohibits a
law such as this proposed
change: "Congress shall make no
law respecting an establishment
of religion," and Amendment 14
prohibits any state from passing
a law that is against the Consti-
tution: "No State shall make or
enforce any law which shall


* WHAT: Presidential debate
on domestic policy.
WHEN: 9 to 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 3.
NETWORKS: PBS, NBC, CBS,
ABC, FOX, UNI, CNN, CNBC.

bution" has "never been a char-
acteristic of America." You're
kidding, right? Is not redistribu-
tion one purpose of progressive
taxation? Is not most of what gov-
ernment does from agriculture
subsidies to subsidized student
loans to entitlements the re-
distribution of wealth from one
cohort or region to another?
For Obama: You recently said
changing Washington "from the
outside" is "how some of our
biggest accomplishments like
health care got done mobiliz-
ing the American people." You're
kidding, right? A majority of the
American people never sup-
ported passage of Obamacare.
Did you not secure passage by
deals with Big Pharma and other
inside Washington players?
For both: Do you agree that a fi-
nancial institution that is too big
to fail is too big to exist? If not,
why not? The biggest banks
emerged from the Great Reces-
sion bigger At the end of 2011, the
five biggest (JPMorgan, Bank of
America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo
and Goldman Sachs) held more
than $8.5 trillion in assets, which
is 56 percent of the 2011 GDP Why
should they not be broken up?
For Obama: Your deep blue
Illinois like another essen-
tially one-party Democratic state,
California is buckling under
the weight of its portion of the es-
timated $2.5 trillion in unfunded
state pension obligations. Will
you promise to oppose attempts
to force the taxpayers to bail out
badly governed states?
For both: Do you assume the
Almighty is not paying attention
whenever you say "I approve this
message"?

George Will's email address is
georgewill@washpost. com.


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abridge the privileges or immu-
nities of citizens of the United
States."
Organizations opposing
Amendment 8 include: The
League of Women Voters of
Florida, the Florida PTA, the
Florida School Boards Associa-
tion, Americans United for the
Separation of Church and State,
the National Council of Jewish
Women, Anti-Defamation
League and the Florida ACLU
and the Florida Education
Association.
If the proposed amendment is
passed and acted upon, our tax
money will be used in lawsuits
challenging the change.
Vote NO on Amendment 8.
Save our money, our values, and
our religious freedom.
The Rev. Mary Louise DeWolf
Crystal River


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Letter to the EDITOR


County bus pros, cons
I would like to commend the dispatchers and
drivers who work for the Citrus County bus
service. They are very courteous and depend-
able. It is a blessing for those who do not drive,
and the disabled.
I take the bus regularly, but notice there are
never more than three people on the bus. Many
times I am the only rider
Reservations must be made three days in ad-
vance by noon. The time pickups are scheduled
sometimes makes doctors appointments a
problem.
Food shopping poses another problem be-
cause return trips are sometimes lengthy,
which causes the shoppers to remain in the
stores until the bus arrives or have their per-
ishables melt


SO YOU KNOW
Find more letters and Sound Off today on
pages A7 to A9 of the Chronicle.

The drivers must drop off people according
to the schedule, even when they are close by
the riders' homes. Drivers must go from one di-
rection to another, making a return trip longer
It seems with the high cost of gasoline, the
mileage and wear and tear on the buses, sched-
uling more passengers for shoppers on certain
days and others for doctors appointment or
other destinations would be a simple, logical
solution.
I'm sure other passengers would agree.
Camille Asaro
Crystal River


COATTAILS
Continued from Page C1

Democrats, meanwhile,
are left to defend Obama on
broader issues his stew-
ardship of the slowly recov-
ering economy, the
stubbornly high 8.1 percent
unemployment rate, his
health care overhaul that
struck even some in his own
party as a too-big govern-
ment power grab.
That's easier for some than
others. In Wisconsin, Demo-
cratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin
has hugged Obama tightly,
appearing before him at a
campaign rally Saturday,
practically gushing.
"This is such an exciting
end to such an exciting week


I never thought I'd be able to
say that I would open for the
president of the United
States," Baldwin said.
In the crucial Senate bat-
tleground of Montana,
though, a recent survey of the
state from Mason Dixon
polling showed Democratic
Sen. Jon Tester down by 3
percentage points, 45 per-
cent to 48 percent, to Repub-
lican Rep. Denny Rehberg.
Obama trails Romney in the
same state poll by 9 percent-
age points, and the poll
shows Montanans are di-
vided on more partisan lines
than 2006, when Tester won
his seat
As a result, Tester has
worked hard to put distance
between himself and Obama.
In one TV ad airing during
the summer, Tester bragged


he "took on the Obama ad-
ministration" and noted his
votes against the auto and
Wall Street bailouts, which
Obama supported, and his
support for the Keystone XL
oil pipeline, which Obama
has opposed.
If either Obama or Rom-
ney has coattails, it's most
likely to show up in the race
for the Senate. Republicans
need to net four seats to take
control of the chamber The
GOP has the potential to pick
up four seats in states that
Obama and Romney are
fiercely contesting: Virginia,
Ohio, Florida and Wisconsin.
Republicans must also hold
onto a Senate seat in Ne-
vada, another presidential
swing state.
Some potential for coat-
tails shows up in polling.


In Virginia, Kaine's num-
bers have tracked closely
with Obama's polling in the
state. Last week, a poll re-
leased by The Washington
Post had Obama up over
Romney in Virginia by about
8 percentage points and
Kaine over Allen by a similar
margin. Another Virginia
poll, from Fox News, had
Obama up 7 points and
Kaine up just 4 points.
In Wisconsin, two recent
polls, one from Quinnipiac
University and The New
York Times and the other
from NBC News, The Wall
Street Journal and Marist
University, showed Obama
with leads of 6 and 5 per-
centage points, respectively
Those polls also showed
Baldwin improving her posi-
tion against Thompson.


Retiring GOP Sen. Jon Kyl
of Arizona said he expected
the presidential contest to
factor into a handful of
races.
But, as Kyl noted, several
key Senate battlegrounds are
less likely to feel the impact
of the presidential race.
Romney is expected to romp
in North Dakota and Mon-
tana, but both states' Senate
races are close. On the other
side, Obama should sweep
Massachusetts, even as War-
ren and Brown go to the wire
in a tight race.
In House races, the con-
nection to the top of the
ticket is inescapable Re-
publican vice presidential
candidate Paul Ryan is a
Wisconsin congressman. For
weeks, Democrats have
seized on Ryan's budget


plan in an effort to tie Re-
publican candidates to
changes to Medicare that
could prove unpopular, es-
pecially with seniors.
For example, in a close
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BUSINESS
CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE


Dealership to honor veterans


Eagle Buick GMCplans event Saturday


PAT FAHERTY
Staff Writer
Saturday, Oct 6, will be a special
day at Eagle Buick GMC.
The well-known Homosassa busi-
ness is holding the grand reopening
of its new dealership and the dedi-
cation of a memorial paying tribute
to the life of Rob Phillips.
Eagle Buick GMC recently com-
pleted an extensive $1.5 million
renovation as part of GMC's corpo-
rate effort to upgrade and stan-
dardize its dealers.
The facility has a complete fresh
look with a variety of new amenities
for customers. It now has a covered
area out front, contemporary show-
room furnishings, a much larger
service area and even Wi-Fi in the
service area waiting room.
Though in keeping with its his-
tory, she said, the famous muscle-
man statue out front remains.
But there is one area not quite
finished yet. The memorial to Rob
Phillips is still under construction.
The dealership's late owner died in
a boating accident Aug. 21, 2011.


Penny Hughes, Eagle's customer
relations manager, explained the
project's details. The memorial will
be a large granite octagon anchor-
ing a 100-foot-tall flagpole at its cen-
ter
Each branch of the military will
be honored by a plaque on a panel
of the octagon, with a special trib-
ute to the Marine Corps, in which
Phillips served. There will also be
a panel featuring an eagle. She said
the Homosassa dealership got its
name because the site was home to
some eagles, which were relocated
when the property was developed.
Hughes said the base of the mon-
ument goes 10 feet into the ground
to support the flagpole, which will
fly a 30-foot-by-60-foot American
flag.
"This is something Rob always
wanted to do," Hughes said. "It is
what he stood for; the Marine Corps
was a big part of him and many of
our customers are military
veterans."
She said they are hoping local dig-
nitaries attend the dedication. The
Marine Corps will do a gun salute


PAT FAHERTY/Chronicle
Eagle Buick GMC will host its grand reopening and the dedication of the
Rob Phillips Memorial on Oct. 6. The dealership's late owner died in a boat-
ing accident Aug. 21, 2011.


and raise the American flag.
Representatives from GM and the
Citrus County Chamber of Com-
merce will cut the ribbon for the re-
opening of the dealership.


The grand reopening of Eagle
Buick GMC and the dedication of
the Rob Phillips Memorial are
scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat-
urday, Oct 6.


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Associated Press
Mary Morgan, a Nassau County information technology specialist, poses Sept. 17 with the telephones she is assessing as part of a county-
wide efficiency effort in Mineola, N.Y. Nassau County is currently shutting off hundreds of unused telephone lines and reviewing its stock of
telephones as part of a cost-cutting initiative.

Local governments throughout United States try to cut costs via efficiency


FRANK ELTMAN
Associated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y In some places, it's as
simple as pulling the plug on thousands of
unused telephone lines or installing software
that automatically shuts off idle school com-
puters to save on electric bills. Other places
are doing such things as merging town fire
departments, combining 911 centers or out-
sourcing collection of parking fines.
Around the country, governments big and
small are embracing cooperation, consolida-
tion and efficiency to wring a few more dol-
lars out of the budget as the effects of the
Great Recession linger.
"What we're seeing is that many places are
really taking a look at doing more with less,"
said Steve Hamill, a former administrator in
Alameda County, Calif., and founder of the
U.S. Communities Government Purchasing
Alliance, which helps municipalities learn of
money-saving opportunities.
During the worst of the downturn, many
local governments resorted to layoffs and
other blunt means of cutting spending. Now,
with the economy still shaky, they are looking
in less obvious places for ways to save money
Earlier this year, Long Island's two coun-
ties and several townships announced antic-
ipated savings of more than $1 million
annually by joining forces to buy such things
as medical supplies for ambulances and
chemicals for wastewater treatment and
swimming pools.
"Joint purchasing is an example of where


we can do more with less by finding effi-
ciency," Suffolk County Executive Steve Bel-
lone said.
In neighboring Nassau County, officials are
in the midst of a review of unused telephones
and telephone lines in the wake of large staff
cutbacks. The county comptroller's office es-
timates as many as 3,000 phone lines could be
disconnected by the end of the year, saving
more than $535,000.
Idaho's Coeur d'Alene School District set
up a system to turn off all computer monitors
after five minutes of inactivity Computers
are put in standby mode after 90 minutes.
The district expects to save $300,000 over
three years, Hamill said.
An effort in Los Angeles County that in-
cludes disconnecting unused phones and
buying efficient light bulbs is expected to cut
costs by about $218 million annually
Last year, three cities in San Diego County
- El Cajon, La Mesa and Lemon Grove -
struck an agreement to combine their fire-
fighting, emergency medical treatment and
emergency planning services. They expect to
save a combined $560,000 annually. Fire re-
sponse times haven't suffered, according to
Heartland Fire and Rescue Fire Chief Mike
Scott
Three counties in New Jersey are each try-
ing to combine their local 911 call centers
under one roof. Something similar has al-
ready been done in Lincoln Park, Southgate
and Wyandotte, three cities in Michigan's
Wayne County.
In other places, discussions are under way


to consolidate school districts. And some mu-
nicipalities are outsourcing data processing
operations that manage such things as the
collection of property taxes and parking
fines, Hamill said.
"Officials are taking a look at what core
services are needed and that they need to be
involved with and what services someone
else can do," he said.
Police departments on Long Island and
elsewhere are employing high-tech sensors
in high-crime areas to alert officers to exact
locations when gunshots are fired.
"This allows departments to cut down on
the number of patrol cars that may be needed
to investigate these cases, which can save
money," Hamill said.
State governments also are striving to cut
costs by consolidating or reorganizing agen-
cies, according to Todd Haggerty, an analyst
for the Conference of State Legislatures.
Among them:
Connecticut placed nine state agencies
within a new Office of Government Account-
ability, resulting in a reduction of 23 positions
and a savings of $1.5 million in 2012 and a
projected $1.8 million in 2013.
Kansas estimates it will save $3 million
in 2012 by abolishing its Health Policy Au-
thority and shifting its responsibilities, in-
cluding the administration of Medicaid, to
the Department of Health and Environment
Missouri transferred the responsibilities
of the State Water Patrol to a division within
the State Highway Patrol; $3 million a year in
administrative cost savings are anticipated.


Bruce Williams
SMART
MONEY


Loans

can help

in college

D EAR BRUCE:
What is the best ap-
proach to paying
for college when one has-
n't been preparing finan-
cially? We have the ability
to make monthly payments
and have outstanding
credit, which means we
will be able to borrow. -
PR, via email
DEAR PR: First of all,
you could investigate a
PLUS loan, which is a par-
ents' loan for undergradu-
ate students. The good
thing is these loans are not
hard to find; the bad thing
is you must start to repay
the loan immediately; re-
payment is not postponed
until students graduate.
Another thing to con-
sider is where your student
will be going to school. If
you cannot handle the huge
tuitions that some schools
charge, you may want to
consider sending your stu-
dent to a community col-
lege, if one is available.
Your student could live at
home for two years and
then get into a good school
for the last two years.
If you have a home, you
could certainly get a home
equity loan to help if your
credit is as good as you
state.
In my opinion, kids
should contribute to their
education. Not only is it fi-
nancially helpful, but from
the standpoint of building
character, it's unbeatable.
DEAR BRUCE: My son
and his fiancee plan on
getting married in a cou-
ple of years. Several years
ago, she filed for bank-
ruptcy When they marry,
will he become legally re-
sponsible for her debts? -
Concerned Mother, via
email
DEAR CONCERNED
MOTHER: The straight an-
swer is "no." Your son will
have no responsibility for
any of his new bride's old
bills, assuming he had no
role in developing those
debts.
I would suggest that
your son and his new wife
keep their finances com-
pletely separate for a de-
cent period of time. They
should have no joint ac-
counts, including checking
accounts, savings accounts
and brokerage accounts. It
also would be wise for her
to keep all of her accounts
in her maiden name. That
way, there will be no con-
fusion with your son's fi-
nances when they are
sharing the same address.
Once the dust settles a
few years from now, they
can alter this approach if
they so choose.
DEAR BRUCE: My
mother is 83 years old and
is $20,000 in debt. She
raised us as a single parent
and couldn't buy property
or save a lot of money She
lives solely on Social Secu-
rity, and I help her out by
making payments to some
of her creditors. She's
afraid to have her credit
affected, so I've been help-
ing her out in this way
My brother thinks I am
throwing away my money
He claims that, at her age,
there's nothing they can do
to her, and so it doesn't
make any difference now.
- Reader, via email
DEAR READER: Un-
happily, your brother is
correct. There's little, if
anything, that creditors
can do to your mother. If
you and your brother did
not sign for her credit


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Business Appreciation


Month BBQ a huge success


More than 800 people showed up at
M & B Dairy on September 20 to cel-
ebrate the 9,000 businesses in Citrus
County that employ more than 44, 000
people. The Adam D. Tucker/Tim Mc-
Graw Tribute Band treated attendees
to its music show and the Agricultural
Alliance once again prepared fantas-
tic food. The Citrus County Chamber
of Commerce and Economic Devel-
opment Council thank the many busi-
nesses that made this event possible
and phenomenal: Superior Resi-
dences of Lecanto/Sunflower Springs
Assisted Living Facility, Progress En-
ergy, Sibex, TCG, Crystal Chevrolet, M
& B Dairy, Ag Alliance, Neon Leon's,
Ike's Old Florida Kitchen, CCSO/Jeff
Dawsy, Nick Nicholas Ford, Powers
Protection, Hollinswood Ranch, Mike
Scott Plumbing, Bernie Little Distrib-
utors, The Grove, Job Site Services,
FDS and Schnettler Construction. It
is through the support of local busi-
ness and hundreds of volunteers that
we are able to celebrate business in
Citrus County and we applaud all
who helped put on the event and who
attended. THANK YOU!


CITRUS COUNTY
Economic Development
Council, Inc.


The calm before the storm at M & B Dairy, Lecanto. Weather was on our side
for the entire event.


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About 800 people joined in celebrating the 9,000 businesses in Citrus County.
The festivities started at 6 p.m. at M & B Dairy, home to the Swisher Sweets
2012 Farmer of the Year Dale McClellan. There was plenty of food, drink, music
and all-around fun for all who attended. So, until next year ....


Welcome Forest View

Estates/Solstice


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Ambassadors from the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce
joined with the crew of Solstice to cut the ribbon on Forest
View Estates retirement community. From left are: Sarah
Fitts, First International Title; Nancy Hautop, Cadence Bank;
Jennifer Duca, Comfort Keepers; Bill Hudson, Land Title of
Citrus County; Tom Corcoran, Life Care Center of Citrus
County; Janet Mayo, Plantation on Crystal River; and Kelley
Paul, Wollinka Wikle Title Insurance.


Celebrate the Good Life!
That's the Solstice commu-
nity motto!
Forest View Estates,
Stonebrook and Walden
Woods are three of our Sol-
stice communities located
in beautiful Homosassa
right here in Citrus County
just off U.S. 19. Vibrant va-
cation-style 55-plus retire-
ment communities that
offer resort-style ameni-
ties, heated pools, club-
house, tennis courts, and so
much more.
You'll discover the af-


fordability of homes that
range from $19K to $70K.
A great alternative that
provides homeowners with
the freedom to enjoy their
retirement with ease.
Take a tour and meet the
crew!
Steve Herrick, Commu-
nity General Manager; Teri
Paduano, Sales Counselor
for Forest View Estates and
Stonebrook; Nancy Jack-
owiak, Sales Counselor
for Walden Woods; and
Susan Watson, Operations
Administrator.


Upcoming Citrus County Chamber/ EDC events


Oct. 11 Business After Hours 5
to 7 p.m. at NATURE COAST EMS.
Oct. 12 October Chamber Lunch,
11:30 a.m. at Citrus Hills Golf& Coun-
try Club.
Oct 23 TUESDAY Business After
Hours 5 to 7 p.m. at ALPACA
MAGIC.
Nov 1 Business After Hours 5
to 7 p.m. at HOSPICE OF CITRUS
COUNTY.
Nov. 8 Business After Hours -
SENICA AIR and CITRUS COUNTY
BUILDERS ASSOCIATION preview


Citrus County Cruisin'
Now to Oct 2 -Join the Friends of
the Citrus County Library System at
their Fall Mega Book Sale at the Au-
ditorium, 3610 S. Florida Ave., Inver-
ness. This is your chance to find some
fantastic bargains in recycled reading
from thousands of fiction titles,
cookbooks, history, audio books, CDs,
DVDs and more. There's something
for everyone at this huge event. Don't
miss out! Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday,
Sept. 30, "Blue Light" specials and
BOGO; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct.
1, half-price day; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 2, $3-a-bag day
Oct. 6 Nick Nicholas Ford and
The Citrus County Chronicle host
the third annual Nature Coast Mus-
tang Club All Ford Powered Car &
Truck Show on Saturday, Oct. 6, at
Nick Nicholas Ford, 2901 State Road
44, Inverness. Proceeds benefit
Friends of Citrus County Animal
Services, and donations of non-per-
ishable food items for local charities
will also be accepted. Music, fun, raf-
fle, 50/50 and FORDS!
Travel a little farther south to
enjoy Bikes & BBQ in Floral City.
Join Floral City for a day of barbe-
cue competition, music, art and
small-town charm. Bike riders from
across the area converge here to


the 35th annual "Remodeling
America" Home & Outdoor Show
Nov 10 to 11.
Nov 9 11 a.m. November Cham-
ber Lunch at Plantation on Crystal
River.
Nov 15 Business After Hours 5
to 7 p.m. at FERRIS GROVE RETAIL
STORE.
Dec. 1 6 p.m. Crystal River "A
Postcard Christmas" Parade.
Dec. 5 BWA December Luncheon.
Dec. 6 Business After Hours 5
to 7 p.m. at B & W REXALL DRUGS.


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Chamber of Commerce


participate in the annual Rails to
Trails fundraiser the next day, Oct. 7,
on the Withlacoochee State Trail.
Visit www.floralcitymerchants.com.
Oct 26 to 28 The Cooter Festival
returns in 2012 with three days
loaded with fun, music, contests,
games food, refreshments, turtle
races, barbecue cook-off, Cooter Idol
championship, Triathlon, Costume
Contest and more. Free parking and
admission. More information is avail-
able at www.cooterfestival.com/.
Nov 3 Celebrate the Blues from
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the annual Blues
'n Bar-B-Que in Homosassa. Tickets
are $20 at the gate. The ticket price is
for the concert only Barbecue cooked
onsite, Cuban cuisine in the Museum


Dec. 8 Noon Inverness "A Post-
card Christmas" Parade.
Dec. 13- Business After Hours/Pa-
rade Winners 5 to 7 p.m. WAY-
BRIGHT REALTY
Jan. 19 and 20 2013 Florida Man-
atee Festival in Crystal River. www.
floridamanateefestival.com/external/
wcpages/manatee
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Check out our com-
plete calendar for com-
munity, entertainment t'-.
and fundraising events. il'


Caf6, cold beer, wine, soda, water, cof-
fee and desserts will stave off hunger
and keep you energized. Please, no
pets, no coolers, no outside food or
drink, but bring chairs for your per-
sonal comfort and be ready to have a
great time! More information is avail-
able at www.ncfblues.com.
Travel a few miles north and
join the street festival as the Rotary
Club of Crystal River-Kings Bay
presents the fifth annual Stone Crab
Jam on Saturday, Nov 3. This street
festival kicks off at 4 p.m. on the
south side of Citrus Avenue all the
way to the waterfront at King's Bay
Park in Crystal River, with music on
three stages, food and craft vendors,
and beer, wine and soda/water. Gen-
eral admission tickets are only $5,
and VIP tickets are just $50 each.
More information is available at
www stonecrabj am. corm/.
Nov 10 to 11 Return to the Crys-
tal River Armory during the 35th an-
nual "Remodeling America" Home
& Outdoor Show. Hosted by the Cit-
rus County Builders Association and
sponsored this year by Senica Air,
the show is open to the public from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday More infor-
mation is available at wwwcitrus
builders. com/comm_home_outdoor-
showphp.


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News You CAN USE


BUSINESS
REGISTRATIONS
Oct. 12 Chamber
Members Lunch at Citrus Hills.
A forum on the pros and cons
of Amendment 4 on the upcom-
ing ballot. Sponsored by Sun-
flower Springs Assisted Living
Facility. Networking begins
11:30. Register and prepay at
www.citruscountychamber.com.
Be sure to log into the Mem-
bers Only section to receive
member discounts.
October Mixers: we have
two! Oct. 11 at NATURE
COAST EMS and TUESDAY,
Oct. 23, at ALPACA MAGIC.
Mixers are free, but we do ask
you to register so our hosts
may prepare refreshments.
Register at no charge at
www.citruscountychamber.com.
Nov. 9 Chamber Mem-
bers Lunch at Plantation on
Crystal River. Join us as we
honor Veterans. Sponsored by
HPH Hospice; November is Na-
tional Hospice Month. Network-
ing begins 11:30 a.m. Register
and prepay at www.citruscounty
chamber.com. Be sure to log
into the Members Only section
to receive member discounts.
November Mixers: we
have three! Nov. 1 at HPH
HOSPICE, Nov. 8 at CITRUS
BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
AND SENICAAIR CONDI-
TIONING preview of the 35th
Home & Outdoor Show and
Nov. 15 at FERRIS GROVES.
Mixers are free, but we do ask
you to register so that our hosts
may prepare refreshments.
Register at no charge at
www.citruscountychamber.com.
IMPORTANT
INFORMATION
The last day to register to
vote in the November Presiden-
tial election is Oct. 9. Go to
www.votecitrus.com for com-
plete information and a sample
ballot. There are 11 Amend-
ments on the ballot for Citrus
County residents. The following
websites provide explanation of
the amendments.
Florida League of Women
Voters www.bereadytovote.
org (Be Informed Tab)
The Collins Center -
www.CollinsCenter.org
Chronicle www.
chronicleonline.com/content/
good-bad-about-11-state-
changes
Citrus County Property


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Appraiser Office www.citrus
pa.org.
Nature Coast EMS Profes-
sional Emergency First Aid Kits
are now available! The small
kits are $20 and large kits are
$30. The Nature Coast EMS
administration building is lo-
cated in Lecanto at Country Hill
Drive and Homosassa Trail be-
hind Crystal Glen subdivision
and office hours are Monday
through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
(except holidays). Discounts are
available for purchasing multiple
kits. Call 352-249-4730, or
email Katie Lucas at katie.lucas
@naturecoastems.org.
HALLOWEEN
Nature Coast EMS holds
its third annual Trunk or Treat
Halloween Friday, 10/26 from
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Nature
Coast EMS Lecanto headquar-
ters located at 3876 W. Country
Hill Drive behind Crystal Glen
subdivision on Homosassa
Trail. FREE to the public. Face
painting, haunted hallways, kids
costume contest, free hot dogs,
treats, a movie and more!
Homosassa Springs
Wildlife State Park presents
haunted tram rides from 6 to 11
p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and Satur-
day, Oct. 27. Suggested dona-
tion is $5 for adults, $3 for
children 12 and younger, $2 for
the Haunted House. This
fundraising event with kids' cos-
tume contest, free hot dogs,
treats, a movie and more is
sponsored by the Friends of Ho-
mosassa Springs Wildlife Park.
SANTA CLAUS
The Magic of Christmas is
the theme for the 10 a.m. Sat-
urday, Dec. 1, Parade in the
Hills Christmas parade this
year. For more information,
please visit www.citruscounty
parks.com.
"A Postcard Christmas" is
the theme for the Saturday,
Dec. 1, parade in Crystal River.
Parade begins at 6 p.m. from
Northeast Third Avenue and
continues south on U.S. 19 to
Port Paradise Road. Applica-
tions are available at www.
citruscountychamber.com on
the events page.
The Inverness Christmas
parade kicks off at noon Satur-
day, Dec. 8. The theme is "A
Postcard Christmas." Applica-
tions are available at www.
citruscountychamber.com on
the events page.


Healthy living is the topic on this weeks Chamber
Chat. Dr. Joy Dowe from the IM&P Wellness Center in
Crystal River co-host with Melissa Benefield to talk
about health and nutrition. We discuss the simple
changes that you can make today to start living a
healthier lifestyle. Amy Lou Kingery is going to tell us
how we can participate in the 5th Annual Kings Bay
5K coming up on Saturday November 3rd. It's the
same day as the Stone Crab Jam and all pre-
registrants get a free ticket to the Jam! Did you know
4 out of 5 child safety seats are not used correctly?
Sue Littnan Child Passenger Safety Coordinator for
the Early Learning Coalition shows us how to
properly install a car seat to ensure your child's
safety. And Rosie is back! In keeping with the
Healthy Living theme Rosie from the Havana House
Grill is going to teach us how to make a protein
packed Edamame Salad that is both healthy and
satisfying!
You have 3 chances to watch Chamber Chat--
Monday 6pm-- Thudayay 8am-- Friday 1pm-- every
week! If you would like your business or local event
featured on Chamber Chat-- at no cost to you-- Email
Melissa Benefield at Spotlightmelissa@aol.com.
"LIKE" Chamber Chat on Facebook for clips of past
segments and updates on our weekly show!


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CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


A rare fight for print readers


Newspapers clash

in New Orleans

KEVIN MCGILL
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS When The
Times-Picayune decided to print
three days a week, a nearby pub-
lication saw a chance to expand in
the newspaper's backyard and fill
a void that, for some in the New
Orleans area, is as much a part of
the morning routine as beignets
and French coffee.
The Advocate of Baton Rouge, a
family-owned daily published 70
miles north, will begin a daily
New Orleans edition Monday, set-
ting up an old-fashioned newspa-
per war. The battle for print
readers comes even as more peo-
ple get their news online and from
cellphones generally from
newspaper websites and more
news media share stories to save
money
The experiment will be closely
watched by an industry that has
struggled in recent years as print
advertising declined during the
recession.
Locally, readers will decide
whether they still want The
Times-Picayune, a Pulitzer-
winning, 175-year-old New Or-
leans icon that will print every
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
At the Morning Call coffee shop
in the New Orleans suburb of
Metairie, manhandled sections of
The Times-Picayune littered the
chairs recently as Louis Gomez,
77, and three friends sipped cafe-
au-lait. Wi-Fi was available, but
the printed newspaper was the
medium of choice.
"I will get The Advocate,"
Gomez said. "I will quit the
Picayune."
Other people in this tradition-
bound city don't want to lose the
Picayune, as most locals call it.
Hundreds of people have rallied
against the changes, and elected
officials and community leaders
have been quick to criticize. Some
people even embarked on a futile
campaign to get the paper's owner
to sell it.
The Picayune has had a stran-
glehold on print news for decades,
consolidating other dailies under
its banner. The newspaper -
named after a Spanish colonial
coin worth about 6 cents has
had its finger tightly on the pulse
of the people and events. Its cov-
erage of hurricanes such as Betsy
and Katrina, the New Orleans


..
Associated Press
Sara Pagones, bureau chief of the new Baton Rouge Advocate New Orleans bureau talks on the phone Thurs- Complementary introductory
day with computer boxes in the foreground of their temporary workspace in New Orleans. As The Times- copies of the Baton Rouge (La.)
Picayune in New Orleans scales back its print edition to three days a week, the Baton Rouge newspaper is Advocate's new New Orleans edi-
starting its own daily edition to try to fill the void. tion are seen Thursday in front of
copies of the New Orleans Times-
Picayune at Lakeside News in the
Saints, the entertainment, politi- paper is fading," he said. "This misnomer," Amoss said. "Yes, New Orleans suburb of Metairie,
cal corruption and ties to the Mis- has been a long, deteriorating sit- we're reducing frequency of print- La.


sissippi River all forged tight
bonds with readers.
The Advocate's challenge is the
first by a major daily newspaper
in New Orleans in more than 50
years. The Advocate has built its
reputation on accountability re-
porting in state government and
coverage of Louisiana State Uni-
versity, particularly school sports.
Both newspapers have steadily
shifted to online news.
In June, The Times-Picayune's
owner, privately held Advance
Publications Inc., and a new sub-
sidiary, Nola Media Group, an-
nounced the paper would lay off
200 employees and shift its focus
to the free website Nola.com. Ad-
vance is pursuing similar three-
times-a-week strategies with
several other newspapers in the
chain, including publications in
Michigan, Alabama, Pennsylvania
and New Jersey
Edward Atorino, a media indus-
try analyst at Benchmark Co., said
other newspapers in major metro-
politan markets will closely
watch The Times-Picayune's
experiment.
"The day of the seven-day news-


uation. It's not a shock, and we're
going to see more of it."
Atorino said total print adver-
tising dollars in the United States
dropped from roughly $23 billion
in 2008 to $19 billion in 2011.
While TheAdvocate takes steps
into the New Orleans market,
Nola Media is planning to strike
back. The company said it will ex-
pand its operations in The Advo-
cate's home turf and offer a
customized version of Nola.com
for Baton Rouge residents.
"There are a lot of competitors
in the market," new Times-
Picayune publisher Ricky Math-
ews said. "We've always got to
strive to be the best we can be."
Nola Media is telling readers
the print edition will be familiar,
complete and even better. Proto-
type pages included an expanded
opinion section and color comics
for the Wednesday edition, which
will carry three days' worth of
comics and crossword puzzles.
Editor Jim Amoss, who oversaw
a news operation that won four
Pulitzers, said there will be plenty
of news.
"Reduction is something of a


ing, but the three editions that we
will be printing will hold their
own in news hole and amount of
content against what is now dis-
tributed over seven days."
Even after recent layoffs, in-
cluding more than 70 from the
newsroom, Amoss said the new
operation is employing 156 people
to gather and disseminate news.
The Advocate hopes to expand
its print audience by 20,000 in the
New Orleans area. Currently, they
sell about 400 papers a day there.
Publisher David Manship said
10,000 free copies were being dis-
tributed this week.
"I will be able to give the people
of New Orleans, on a daily basis,
news from around the state and
around the world and from
New Orleans," he said.
A New Orleans nonprofit news
website, The Lens, is also beefing
up its staff, and local television
and radio station are ramping up
their online presence.
"Between The Advocate and
The Lens and other things that
may come up, yes, I think there
will be more competition than
they've faced to date," said indus-


try analyst Rick Edmonds of The
Poynter Institute.
Advance is usually reluctant to
release financial figures, but
Mathews has been revealing some
details.
"Unique visitors" to Nola.com
- those who visit the site once or
more -were up 31.7 percent year-
to-date for August, he said. Print
advertising revenue has been
down for the past five years, he
said.
Audit Bureau of Circulation fig-
ures show paid circulation for The
Times-Picayune at just under
155,000 for Sunday and more than
134,000 daily. It has never come
close to the more than 257,000 fig-
ure prior to Hurricane Katrina in
2005, when the paper won a
Pulitzer for its coverage.
Manship, publisher of The Ad-
vocate, said phone calls for sub-
scription information jammed
lines when the paper's expansion
into New Orleans was announced.
"We're going to give it a mini-
mum of six months," he said. "We
think we'll be able to achieve
some good numbers by then."


Business DIGEST


Public relations
group luncheon
The Nature Coast Chapter of
the Florida Public Relations As-
sociation (FPRA) will have its
monthly luncheon meeting at
11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Cit-
rus Hills Golf & Country Club.
The Nature Coast Chapter
welcomes public relations and
communication practitioners to
the luncheon. The cost is $15
for members and $18 for non-
members. Call at 352-795-8344
for reservations or information.
SRRMC welcomes
Olga Savage, D.O.
CRYSTAL RIVER On
Aug.13, Olga Savage, D.O.,
was appointed to the medical
staff at Seven Rivers Regional
Medical Cen-
ter. She spe-
cializes in
family prac-
tice.
"Dr. Sav- w
age's educa-
tion,
experience Olga
and passion Olgavage
Savage
for helping Seven Rivers
people align Regional
with the hos- Medical
pital's mission Center.
to provide ex-
cellence in health care," said
Joyce Brancato, chief executive
officer. "She will provide the
best quality care for our
patients."
Dr. Savage earned a medical
degree at Ural State Medical
Academy and completed a resi-
dency in psychiatry at St. Pe-
tersburg Institute of
Postgraduate Training & Med-
ical-Social Expertise in Russia.
She then earned a doctor of os-
teopathic medicine degree at
Lake Erie College of Osteo-
pathic Medicine in Erie, Pa.,
and completed an internship
and residency in family practice
at St. Petersburg General Hos-
pital in St. Petersburg. Dr. Sav-
age is board-certified in family
practice.
"With open hands, we wel-
come Dr. Savage to the Seven
Rivers Regional family," said


William V. Harrer III, M.D., chief
of staff.
For more information about
the hospital and its medical
staff, visit SevenRivers
Regional .com.
CF appoints new
executives
OCALA- The College of
Central Florida has announced
the appointment of Joe Mazur
as vice president of Administra-
tion and Finance and Cindi
Morrison as director of the Ap-
pleton Museum of Art, College
of Central Florida.
"We welcome Mr. Mazur and
Ms. Morrison to the CF family
and are excited about their ex-
perience as we build our lead-
ership team," said Dr. James
Henningsen, CF president. "Mr.
Mazur has extensive experi-
ence in accounting and finance,
as well as computer information
systems. Ms. Morrison comes
to CF from a university mu-
seum and is familiar with the
museum accreditation process,
which is invaluable as we work
toward accreditation for the
Appleton."
Mazur, who begins his serv-
ice at CF on Oct. 8, has nearly
15 years of experience with the
Florida College System and
has served as dean of finance
at Indian River State College
since 2006. He served in fi-
nance and accounting roles at
Edison State College, Fort
Myers, and as an accountant
with the Florida Prepaid Col-
lege Program. He has a Bache-
lor of Science in finance and
accounting from Florida State
University, and a Master of Sci-
ence in computer information
systems from Florida Gulf
Coast University. He is a certi-
fied public accountant.
"I'm happy to become part of
the CF family and the Marion,
Citrus and Levy communities,"
Mazur said. "I'm looking for-
ward to serving the students,
faculty and staff in fulfilling the
college mission."
Morrison has been director of
the Mulvane Art Museum at
Washburn University in Topeka,
Kan., since 2008. The museum


has a collection of more than
4,000 objects from around the
world and hosted more than
120,000 guests in 2011. Morri-
son has almost 35 years of ex-
perience at sites including the
Lancaster Museum of Art in
Pennsylvania; Maryland Hall for
the Creative Arts; and Zoller
and Chambers Galleries,
School of Visual Arts at Penn-
sylvania State University. She
has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and
Master of Fine Arts from Edin-
boro University in Pennsylva-
nia. Her service at the Appleton
begins on Nov. 16, prior to the
site visit of the American Asso-
ciation of Museums as part of
the museum accreditation
process.
To learn more about CF, visit
www.CF.edu.
New benefits
for veterans
The government does an ex-
cellent job providing veterans
and their spouses with burial
benefits if you use a Veterans
National or VA State Cemetery;
however, the Department of
Veterans Affairs does not pro-
vide or pay for funeral or cre-
mation arrangements for
veterans or their families.
Charles Davis, owner of
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home
With Crematory, Inverness, an-
nounced the funeral home has
been selected to be the area's
exclusive benefit provider for
the Veterans Cremation Society.
Effective immediately, it joins
with more than 1,000 licensed
funeral homes across 48 states
that are helping millions of vet-
erans and their families take
control of their final arrange-
ments while providing compre-
hensive savings, benefits and
planning services. VCS selects
funeral homes to become VCS
benefit providers based on their
history of uncompromised pro-
fessional service and business
practices, value pricing and their
community involvement and
support of veterans and active-
duty military.
One of the many benefits of
VCS membership is a free
wood and glass flag case for


veterans who have honorably
served in the U.S. military, as
well as those who are currently
serving. In addition to receiving
a guaranteed savings off of cre-
mation services and merchan-
dise, membership in the
Veterans Cremation Society
ensures your final arrange-
ments are carried out according
to your wishes.
Veterans Cremation Society
membership is now open to
veterans, their spouses, their
parents and their adult children.
To join VCS, visit www.Veterans
CremationSociety.com. The
lifetime membership fee for an
individual is $40, and $75 per
couple and is nonrefundable.
Adviser attends
DFA Symposium
Sally Long, senior private
wealth adviser and chief com-
pliance officer for Joseph Capi-
tal Manage-
ment, at- :.
tended the
Dimensional
Fund Advi-
sor's 2012
Global Acad-
emy and
Annual In-
vestment Sally Long
Symposium Joseph Capital
from Sept. 19 Management.
to 21 in Austin, Texas.
Long joined advisers from
the United States, Canada, Eu-
rope and Australia for the
Global Academy and Sympo-
sium sessions. The theme was
"Retaining Good People in Your
Business Best Practice in
Staff Compensation, Learning
and Development." Guest
speakers included Angie Her-
bers, an industry consultant
who spoke about "The P4 Prin-
ciple: Building Great Busi-
nesses by Creating Great
Employees."
The two-day symposium fea-
tured presentations by DFA
leaders, including David G.
Booth, Eduardo A. Repetto,
professor Kenneth R. French
(an expert on the behavior of
security prices and investment
strategies) and professor Eu-
gene F. Fama (widely recog-


nized as the "father of modern
finance").
Other speakers included for-
mer U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley and
professor Brad M. Barber, of
the UC Davis Graduate School
of Management. Session topics
included lessons from sover-
eign funds discussions, the
alpha outcome of some univer-
sity endowments and the sci-
ence of fixed-income investing.
Joseph Capital Management
is a fee-only wealth planning
advisory firm in Hernando, with
clients nationwide. Long can be
reached at 352-746-4460.
Chamber plans
October luncheon
Reservations are open for
the Citrus County Chamber of
Commerce's October Lunch-
eon on Friday, Oct. 12. Net-
working begins at 11:30 a.m. at
Citrus Hills Golf & Country
Club.
Guest speakers will present
a forum about Amendment 4.
Prepaid registration for mem-
bers is $18; at the door price is
$20. Log into the Members
Only section at www.citrus
countychamber.com to register,
or call 352-795-3149.
Bealls Outlet
reopening
Bealls Outlet store at Re-
gional Shopping Center, 1430
U.S. 41 N. in Inverness, has
undergone a total store
makeover. Store manager
Michelle Malanga will host a
grand reopening to showcase
all the major improvements
through Monday, Oct. 1.
Event sponsors include Life-
South Blood Mobile, Master-
piece Dental Studio, We Care
Food Pantry, Citrus County Fire
Rescue, Manhattan Hairstyling
Academy, Not Just a Fish Store
and Bella the clown.
Leadership Citrus
applications open
Applications are now being
accepted for the Leadership
Citrus Class of 2013. Leader-
ship Citrus has been active in
the community for 21 years,
and participants have gained a


ON THE NET
Apply for Leadership
Citrus online at www.
leadershipcitrus.com.
Applications are due by
Thursday, Oct. 25.

higher level of awareness and
understanding of Citrus County
and all it has to offer.
Leadership Citrus is a five-
month program that meets
every other week. A limited
number of applicants will be se-
lected to participate in the pro-
gram by a committee made up
from the Leadership Citrus
Board. The process involves fill-
ing out an application and going
through an interview process.
Selected members will be noti-
fied through the mail in Decem-
ber and classes will start in
January.
Class membership is open to
Citrus County residents, and
members of the Citrus County
Chamber of Commerce will re-
ceive a discount. Cost of the
class is $495 for Chamber mem-
bers and $595 for nonmembers.
Applications can be found at
www.leadershipcitrus.com; ap-
plications are due by Oct. 25.

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The week ahead


Investors eye the

'cliff as Obama

gains in polls

MATTHEW CRAFT
AP Business Writer

NEW YORK As President Barack
Obama widened his lead over Mitt
Romney in polls this month, traders at
hedge funds and investment firms
began shooting emails to clients with a
similar theme: It's time to start prepar-
ing for an Obama victory.
What many in the market worry
about isn't that high earners may pay
more in taxes if Obama is reelected. It's
gridlock in Washington come January,
when more than $600 billion in spend-
ing cuts and tax hikes could kick in just
as the country smacks into its borrow-
ing limit again.
There is reason to expect a deal. If
Obama wins, the Republican fight to
make him a one-term president will be
lost With the elections over, there will
be little reason or room for political
posturing. House Republicans could fi-
nally decide to be more cooperative.
"They'll be faced with determining
whether we get a recession or not," says
Jeff Kleintop, chief market strategist at
LPL Financial.
But investors remember the budget
battle in the summer of last year, which
ended with the country losing its top
credit rating and panicked investors
fleeing the stock market Investors are
fearful of a repeat In a second term,
Obama would likely again be pitted
against a Republican-controlled House
of Representatives.
"If you have any kind of gridlock, you
run the risk of inaction," says Tom Si-
mons, a market economist at the in-
vestment bank Jefferies. "This is a
situation where inaction is the worst
outcome."
The next fight could get just as messy,
but most on Wall Street think Congress
and Obama would eventually manage
to postpone some of the $600-billion-
plus "fiscal cliff" before the year is out
and avoid tipping the economy into a
recession.
The Congressional Budget Office re-
cently laid out the grim consequences
of dropping off the fiscal cliff. Starting
Jan. 1, tax cuts signed by President
George W Bush expire, as do Obama's
cuts to payroll taxes. Federal spending
on defense and other domestic pro-
grams will drop, while emergency un-
employment benefits run out
The combined effect off all these
changes would shrink the economy
nearly 3 percent at an annual rate in
the first half of next year, the CBO esti-
mates, and push unemployment up to
9.1 percent by the fall. Recent surveys
of businesses suggest the threat is al-
ready weighing on the minds of execu-
tives when they're making hiring and
spending plans.
For the world's biggest money man-
agers, the fiscal cliff now ranks as the
greatest hazard to the global economy,
according to Bank ofAmerica's most re-
cent fund manager survey It topped the
European debt crisis, a collapse in Chi-
nese real estate and even a war be-
tween Israel and Iran.
The danger looms so large to most in-
vestors that they believe Washington


MONEY
Continued from Page Dl

card (I assume that is the
case), the debt realistically
goes away with her when she
dies. In other words, the
creditor is stuck
Your mother is concerned
about her credit I would as-
sume that she is at her max or
that she is still using the card
and making minimum pay-
ments. Maybe she is making
the minimum payments so
she can continue to borrow
money The morality of that is
another question.
DEAR BRUCE: I would
like to purchase an estab-
lished business, a retail phar-
macy that has no competition
at the moment and is in a
rural area. The seller is ask-
ing $700,000. How would I go
about financing it? S.P, via
e-mail
DEAR S.P: You've asked a
very involved question in just
a few lines.
The purchase of a small
business is generally fi-
nanced through the seller
The seller is not going to be
enthusiastic about that, but
he or she is going to find out
sooner or later that the kinds
of people who want to buy
small businesses rarely have
big bucks at their disposal. Sit
down with the seller and ask
how much of the paper he
can carry
If you have good credit, you
might consider talking to a
bank. There are also other
lenders that specialize in fi-
nancing businesses, although
the finance costs are going to


Associated Press
President Barack Obama climbs the stairs to Air Force One on Thursday at
Andrews Air Force Base, Md., for a flight to Virginia Beach, Va.


will find a way to escape it
"Ultimately, I think a deal gets done,
but it's just a question of how long it
takes to get there," Kleintop says. "By
no means is it going to be an easy
process. Gridlock means there's a
greater chance that this drags on into
next year."
Analysts at investment firms have
kept a close eye on polling numbers and
especially on the Intrade, an online
marketplace where members can trade
predictions on events like elections.
Polls show voters leaning toward
Obama in key swing states. On Intrade,
the odds have swung strongly in
Obama's direction, jumping to a 76 per-
cent chance of re-election, up from 51
percent at the start of September
Democrats are far less likely to take
the House from Republicans, who hold
a 50-seat majority. Intrade markets put
the chance that Republicans will con-
trol the House at 74 percent.
If these forecasts prove right, the bal-
ance of power in Washington would re-
main the same. Democrats keep the
White House and a slim majority in the
Senate, and Republicans keep the
House.
What troubles investors is that the
same cast of characters who fought over
raising the debt ceiling last year could
be taking up the same task again while
debating how best to maneuver around
the fiscal cliff
Expect to see a replay of the debt-
ceiling fight, says Ian Lyngen, a senior
government bond strategist at CRT
Capital. Except that this time what's at
stake is the country's borrowing limit
and a recession.
"I'm sure it's going to go just like it did
last time -very messy," Lyngen says.
In one dizzying stretch that August,
the Dow Jones industrial average
dropped 2,000 points in three weeks.
'And don't forget," Lyngen adds, "that


be significantly higher than a
bank would charge.
The fact that this pharmacy
is in a rural area with no
competition could change to-
morrow. A retail chain could
decide to put up a store
nearby, and finance people
will then get nervous.
If you have substantial eq-
uity in a home, a second
mortgage (home equity loan)
may be another way to go. If
you don't have any cash of
your own, that is likely going
to be a problem.
If you are married, can you
live solely on the income of
your spouse? If so, you would
not need to take a paycheck
from this new venture, which
might shorten the finance pe-
riod and make it more favor-
able in terms of a loan.
DEAR BRUCE: I am 55
years old and single, and I am
feeling the pinch of not hav-
ing planned for my retire-
ment until now. I clear $295 a
week and have a monthly ex-
pense of $350 for my car pay-
ment I don't own a house, so
I have no real estate to fall
back on, although I don't have
any rent expense, either My
credit card bills are around
$1,800 from medical ex-
penses and emergency
things. My other monthly ex-
penses run about $250.
I am thinking about getting
a zero-interest credit card
and combining my credit
card bills to get my monthly
payment down to $100. I
would also like to start in-
vesting in a 401(k), but having
more money taken out of my
monthly income is hard. My
health may take a toll if I add
a part-time job. Any sugges-


ultimately got resolved."
The widespread belief on Wall Street
is that Congress and Obama will start
negotiations over raising the debt limit
and pushing back the fiscal cliff when
they return in late November the so-
called lame-duck session, because
newly elected members of Congress
will not have taken their seats.
Twists in the talks will likely rattle
markets as the new year approaches.
But if stocks do fall sharply, investors
expect that would push Republicans
and Democrats to reach a deal.
"Ugly negotiations in the lame-duck
session could really throw the market
for a loop," says Kleintop. "It could be a
painful process for investors."
In a report out this week, analysts at
Goldman Sachs tried to estimate just
how painful the process will be. Gold-
man expects the stock market will start
sinking after the elections as people re-
alize the fiscal cliff "will not be solved
in a smooth fashion."
That's the reason Goldman forecasts
that one broad measure of the stock
market, the Standard & Poor's 500
index, will end this year at 1,250 a 13
percent drop from where it closed
Thursday
But all of that mayhem sounds better
than the alternative: another recession
caused by letting the $600 billion in tax
increases and spending cuts through.
It's also why many take solace in the
idea that, whatever their political party,
nobody wants the economy to shrink.
Dan Greenhaus, chief global strate-
gist at the brokerage BTIG, wonders if
that's placing too much faith in Wash-
ington. "Republicans aren't losing the
House," Greenhaus said. "So as the
odds of Obama winning re-election go
up, what you have to ask is: How are
these two parties going to find middle
ground in just a few months? I have no
idea."


tions? -J.B., via email
DEARJ.B.: You have made
an understatement when you
say you haven't planned well.
Having a car payment in ex-
cess of a week's pay is ab-
solutely unforgivable. You
couldn't afford that car, and
you still can't You should
consider replacing it with a
far less expensive vehicle.
I don't know where the
money would come from to
invest in a 401(k). It would
certainly be opportune if you
could find some extra in-
come. Under ordinary cir-
cumstances, I would
immediately suggest a part-
time job, but at the same
time, you should not jeopard-
ize your health.
You mentioned that you
have no rent expense at this
time. What happens if that all
changes? How will you be
able to afford rent?
Given your current situa-
tion, if your income doesn't
improve, I don't see you being
able to retire for the next 15
years or more. Getting the
zero-interest credit card is
not the answer, and paying
the minimum, or close to it, is
also not an answer
I wish there was something
more cheerful that I could
pass on to you, but the reality
is that Social Security will not
provide enough for you to
live on, and you have no sav-
ings. Good luck
DEAR BRUCE: I am 75
and receive Social Security
and additional money from
government civil service. I
am disabled. I have credit
card debt of about $6,000. I
have not been able to keep up
with the credit card bills, and


now they are in collection.
I recently received a letter
from a lawyer summoning
me to court or be arrested to
pay off this debt. I made
arrangements to pay this bill.
How can they do this? -
Reader in Tennessee
DEAR READER: I can un-
derstand your frustration, but
the reality is that you can't
run away from an obligation
and expect it to disappear
You owe the money on the
credit cards and apparently
you stopped making these
payments, even the mini-
mum. Had you not done that,
your creditors would not be
suing you.
The credit card companies
can't take your home, but
they most surely can get a
lien against it. As a conse-
quence, you wouldn't be able
to sell the house until you
paid not only the amount
owed but also ongoing inter-
est for every day that passed
until the obligation was paid.
Social Security and civil serv-
ice money cannot be at-
tached, but still you can't just
wiggle your nose and have
the debt go away.
You should be able to ne-
gotiate a lower fee, but if you
already made arrangements
to pay off this obligation and
negotiating a lower fee was
not done at that time, I sus-
pect this option is no longer
available to you.
I wish I could tell you
more, but creditors do expect
to be paid. The fact that
things are tough is not an ex-
cuse not to pay

Email bruce@
brucewilliams. com.


Associated Press
Jeanine Hamilton, owner of Hire Partnership, a staffing
company, wears a headset Tuesday while working at her
office in downtown Boston. Hamilton was laid off from her
job in June 2008 and then started her own business de-
spite the poor economic times.


Startups find benefits in

launching in bad times


JOYCE M.
ROSENBERG
AP Business Writer

NEW YORK Starting
a business in a tough econ-
omy taught entrepreneurs
Chuck Tanowitz and Todd
Van Hoosear the value of
time.
The duo started Fresh
Ground, a public relations
firm, in Boston in early
2010. The recession was
technically over, but many
companies were still feel-
ing its effects. That trans-
lated to some prospective
clients trying to get some-
thing for, well, very little.
They quickly learned to
structure conversations
with prospective clients so
they would know early on
how much money a client
was willing or able to
spend rather than dis-
covering at the end of a
long meeting that a client
had just $1,000 for a
project
We learned "how to fig-
ure out where to find the
right (clients) prospects
versus the ones who are
just tire-kicking," Tanowitz
says.
Conventional wisdom
says don't start a business
during an economic down-
turn. Based on government
figures, many people
agree. In 2007, there were
844,000 new startups in the
U.S. By 2009, that number
had fallen to just 700,000,
according the Bureau of
Labor Statistics.
But a starting a company
during bad economic times
can be good business. It
often teaches entrepre-
neurs lessons that make
them better business own-
ers, and it can reap bene-
fits such as savings on
rents, products and serv-
ices and access to a better
talent pool.
In a downturn, entrepre-
neurs learn how to be bet-
ter business owners
because they have to work
harder to get and keep cus-
tomers, says Caroline
Daniels, an Entrepreneur-
ship lecturer at Babson
College in Wellesley, Mass.
"In the days when the
economy is booming and a
lot of resources are
around, we get sloppy. We
take customers for
granted," Daniels says. "In
a recessionary period ... we
need to get to know our
customers better"
Fresh Ground's
founders, who decided to
start their firm after they
were laid off from their
jobs in 2009, took lessons
from some disappointing
client meetings and
flipped them into a strat-
egy that is helping them
build their business. The
firm's revenue has doubled
in the past year, according
to Tanowitz.
"We knew consciously
that coming out of a reces-
sion we'd be much
stronger, we'd have a good
base of clients," Tanowitz
says.
BAD TIMES,
GOOD PEOPLE
When Jeanine Hamilton
started Hire Partnership, a
staffing company, in Boston
in mid-2008 it looked like
the worst possible timing.
Companies were laying


people off and there was
very little hiring going on.
Like Tanowitz and Van
Hoosear, Hamilton also
had been laid off.
"I didn't realize how bad
the recession was going to
be I don't think anyone
knew right then," Hamilton
says.
Business was tough at
first, but Hamilton found
that there were benefits to
launching in an economic
downturn. Because so
many people were unem-
ployed, she was able to get
highly qualified candidates
that she could send out on
temporary jobs and to in-
terviews. Because she was
able to pull together a large
group of strong temporary
workers and job candi-
dates, she developed a
good reputation that is
serving her well now that
the economy is showing
signs of life. Since the mid-
dle of her first year in busi-
ness, she says revenue has
climbed 4,000 percent.
The recession not only
helped Hamilton find good
people for her clients, but
gave her more time to work
on making her own staff
better. Since business was
slow, she spent more time
on training with her staff
such as doing role-playing
exercises and listening to
her employees as they
worked with clients, and
then giving them feedback.
"When you have crazy
times, you don't have time
to do that," she says.
FEWER RIVALS,
MORE DEALS
The prospect of opening
a knitting shop in the after-
math of the recession
looked risky. The economy
was hard on boutiques that
sell designer yarns, knit-
ting and crochet needles
and patterns. Many went
out of business when cus-
tomers cut back on their
hobbies or looked for less
expensive yarn online.
But is also meant there
was less competition. So
Karen Posniak, a former
retail salesperson and a
personal shopper, decided
that it was a good time to
fulfill her dream of open-
ing a knitting shop of her
own. She and her husband
had moved to Hoboken,
N.J., just across the Hud-
son River from Manhattan,
to be closer to his job in
New York City. She used
proceeds from the sale of
their old house in a New
Jersey suburb to open the
store, Do Ewe Knit in
Hoboken in August.
Hoboken's proximity to
New York had pushed
rents up over the years, but
like most of the country,
the tough economy brought
prices down. The soft real
estate market made it eas-
ier for Posniak to negotiate
a three-year lease with the
terms she wanted, she says.
The landlord originally
wanted to charge her
$3,100 a month.
She told him, "I'm just
starting out. Maybe you can
help me can't you give
me a better price?"
Posniak ended up with a
one-year lease of $2,800 a
month, with options to
renew for $3,000 in the sec-
ond year and $3,150 in the
third year.


D4 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012


BUSINESS






CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


McDonald's asks, TV with that?


New channel

on eatery's menu

LYNN ELBER
AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES The question
of the moment at 700 pioneering
McDonald's restaurants: You want
TV with those fries?
Not just any television, but the
custom-made M Channel, formu-
lated and tested with the same at-
tention to detail that made Big
Macs and Chicken McNuggets cul-
tural icons.
The channel's aim is to offer ex-
clusive content to entertain cus-
tomers. More ambitiously, it also
intends to create promotional and
sales opportunities for record
companies and others who want to
dive into McDonald's vast cus-
tomer pool.
Lee Edmondson, who has spent
more than eight years developing
the concept for McDonald's and
years beforehand pondering it, said
the fast-food chain is thinking way
outside the TV box.
"It is a vision that is more than
television," more than the "passive
relationship" that viewers have
with gas station or supermarket TV
feeds, said Edmondson, who comes
from a venture-capital background.
The M channel is akin to a
broadcast network with its own
news, entertainment and sports-
casts localized for cities and even
neighborhoods, he said. But
there's more: It will supersize the
experience by directing viewers
online for shopping or other
opportunities.
Get details on a featured elec-
tronic toy or be among the first to
download a music video discovered
via M Channel. Want to get close to
artists you heard on your coffee
break? Enter to win backstage con-
cert passes or maybe lunch with
them (just a guess, but the location
may not be optional).


-:
Associated Press
McDonald's patrons watch the new McDonald's television channel Sept. 7 at a McDonald's restaurant in Nor-
walk, Calif. McDonald's is testing its own TV channel in 700 California restaurants in a pilot project that
could expand to all the company's restaurants.


M Channel's goal is to target dif-
ferent audiences at different times
of day and be so area-specific that a
restaurant could show high school
football game highlights to home-
town fans, Edmondson said. News
reports are taped by local station
anchors for the channel.
Among those who have enlisted
as content providers are producer
Mark Burnett ("Survivor," "The
Voice"), ReelzChannel and broad-
cast stations. A range of advertisers,
minus other restaurants and per-
haps alcoholic beverages, will be
welcome, Edmondson said.
For now, the programming is in
its infancy At a McDonald's in
Costa Mesa, south of Los Angeles, a
flat-screen TV tucked in a corner
showed an hour-long loop that in-
cluded weather; a trivia quiz that


promoted "Jeopardy!"; features on
windsurfing in Maui and auto rac-
ing; and a Hollywood movie report
packaged by ReelzChannel.
A mom grabbing a meal with her
two children briefly glanced at a
tech segment on back-to-school
products, including computers and
smartphones, before exiting.
Other diners sitting close to the
TV were buried in their laptops,
phones or magazines, the screen
showing the distinctive arched "M"
logo merely providing wallpaper.
Ruby Lua of Santa Ana, who
works at a nearby supermarket,
took a break from texting to say she
preferred the satellite feed the
restaurant used to show. How about
if the channel offered music and
related downloads?
"That would be more interest-


ing," said the 18-year-old Lua, perk-
ing up.
That opening is just what Ed-
mondson wants to exploit
"If you see a piece of content that
connects with you immediately,
we've provided you a value," he
said. "If we can do it consistently,
we become a trusted source of in-
formation ... and a great way for
content providers to engage with
consumers."
Major music companies are
intrigued.
"Interscope values a new way of
communicating to customers
where our content is positioned
front and center to a massive audi-
ence," said Jennifer Frommer, the
company's head of brand partner-
ships. "The channel provides a
platform to market music in ways


that have never been done before."
The pilot project, which began
testing in scattered Western outlets
two years ago, recently completed
expansion to all McDonald's Cali-
fornia outlets from San Diego
north to Bakersfield. All told, the
eateries get nearly 15 million
monthly visits from adult cus-
tomers alone.
M Channel could expand to the
roughly 14,000 McDonald's nation-
wide within 18 months of getting
the "go" from the company and
franchisees, Edmondson said. He
declined to predict when the green
light could come for the project
that has advanced with caution,
the giant chain's approach to mak-
ing changes.
The end game Edmonson fore-
sees: Versions of the channel in
McDonald's worldwide, and per-
haps the birth of a template for
other industries. So far, the in-
vestor-funded Channel M has con-
sumed tens of millions of dollars
and it "will be that again to pull it
off," he said, declining to give an
exact figure.
The M channel is "a smart thing
to do," said Valerie Folkes, a mar-
keting professor at the University
of Southern California's Marshall
School of Business.
TV sets, which originally
sprouted in auto service shops and
elsewhere to keep customers dis-
tracted while cooling their heels,
have new potential in a splintered
media market.
'Advertisers face difficulties not
only in reaching the right people
but also in capturing their atten-
tion," Folkes said. "Here they have
people who they know are cus-
tomers and who are more inclined
to listen to their message."
How will McDonald's Corp.
judge M Channel's value?
'Ad revenues are important, but
the channel must be positively re-
ceived by our customers in order to
be viewed as a success," said Brad
Hunter, senior marketing director
for McDonald's USA.


To lDace an ad. call 563-5966


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Advertising
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The Citrus County
Chronicle
is now accepting
applications for a
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Advertising Sales
Assistant.
Assist sales depart-
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flow, create insertion
orders, filing,
knowledge of
Excel & Word.
Ability to work well in
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Excellent Customer
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Computer
proficiency a must.
Must type 45wpm
accurately.
Must have excellent
organizational and
customer service
skills.
Fax or mail cover
letter and resume
to HR at:
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1624 N Meadowcrest
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34429
Qualified
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(352) 628-5696
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P/T Position; Pay based
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as required. GED or HS
Diploma, valid Dr Lic,
vehicle and own tools
required. (352) 489-1777
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Now 80-100 a night
includes 18 children
EMERGENCY FUNDS
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and skirt
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leave message
if no answer
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Found Large Dog
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Has Collar
Call to Identify
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FOUND
Older Dog Chocolate
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dog call to identify:
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Citrus County's Only
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Now 80-100 a night
includes 18 children
EMERGENCY FUNDS
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Library Assistant
Announcement
# 12-58
Full time advanced
clerical work assisting
customers in the
library. Coordinates
volunteers and
community service
workers. Must be
able to bend, stoop
and lift approxi-
mately 20 pounds.
Assigned to Coastal
Region branch,
Crystal River but will
work at various
branch locations
when needed and
be available to work
some evenings and
Saturday. One year
of library service desk
experience. Must
successfully pass a
level II background
check. Starting pay
$10.77 hourly.
Excellent benefits.
ALL APPLICATIONS
MUST BE SUBMITTED
ONLINE:
Visit our website at
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You can also visit
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Libraries or the
Human Resources
Department,
3600 West Sovereign
Path, Suite 178,
Lecanto, Fl. 34461
to apply online by
Friday, October 5,
2012 EOE/ADA.


WORKER
P/T Position; Pay based
on Qualifications
$10-$11.75. Resp include
chkg lines and water me-
ter for damage, repairing
as required. GED or HS
Diploma, valid Dr Lic,
vehicle and own tools
required. (352) 489-1777
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evenings. C.N.A.
license and CPR cer-
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Email resume to:
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or fax: 352-637-1921
Or apply in person at:
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Inverness
An EEO/AA Employer
M/F/V/D
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Citrus County
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Please Apply
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Lecanto, FL 34461
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EXP. MARKETER
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expected to market
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Please e-mail
your resume to
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PHYSICAL THERA-
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RNS
Rapidly expanding home
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additional staffing Citrus
County, The Villages and
Ocala. These individuals
must have experience in
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Please respond by email:
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RECEPTIONIST


Mon. thru. Fri.
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Office
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Suite #100
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MEDICAL
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Billing Clerk
Receptionist
Medical Asst.
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Blind Box 1792P
c/o Citrus County
Chronicle, 1624
N. Meadowcrest
Blvd. Crystal
River, FL 34429





COLLEGEof
CENTRAL
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-an equal opportunity
college-
Multiple Employment
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Professional
* Assistant Director
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national Students
* Educational
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* Programmer
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* Faculty, Communi-
cations
* Faculty, Criminal
Justice Institute
* Adjunct opportuni-
ties college-wide
Please submit a copy
of transcripts with the
online application for
all positions that re-
quire a degree
How to Apply
Go to www.CF.edu,
click on Quick Links
then Employment at
CF. Submit unofficial
transcripts with the
online application at
time of submission.
Alternatively fax
transcripts to
352-873-5885.
3001 SW College
Road
Ocala, FL 34474
CF is an Equal Oppor-
tunity Employer

ATTENTION
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9am-12N
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8469 W Grover Cleve-
land, Homosassa .

HEALTHCARE
MARKETING REP
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culture of giving back
to the community
through high perfor-
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for an experienced
dynamic marketing/
sales rep to market
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salary & benefits of-
fered with a car
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results driven
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Please apply online
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or fax resume to
352.382.0212.
INSURANCE REP
With a 440/220 LIC.
Sales/ Customer Serv-
ice Position. Prior
Independent agency
skills preferred. Mail
Resume to: Box # 1797P
Citrus County Chronicle
1624 N. Meadowcrest
Blvd. Crystal River, FL
34429
Or Fax: 352-564-2952
Attn: Box 1797P



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All TV's Installed
Lic.#5863 352-746-3777
DUN-RITE ELECTRIC
Since '78/ Free Est.
lic EC 13002699
352- 726-2907




A 5 STAR COMPANY
GO OWENS FENCING
All Types. Free Est.
Comm/Res. 628-4002

BOB BROWN'S
Fence & Landscaping
352-795-0188/220-3194
ROCKY'S FENCING
Free Est., Lic. & Ins.,
352 422-7279 *




Clean Waxed Floors
Free Estimate 344-2132


Librarian I Youth
Announcement
# 12-57
Full time professional
library work
responsible for Youth
Services. Assigned to
Central Ridge Library,
Beverly Hills, but will
work at various
branch locations
when needed and
be available to work
some evenings and
Saturday. Four year
degree with major
course work in library
science preferred.
Must successfully pass
a level II background
check. Starting pay
$13.84 hourly.
Excellent benefits.
ALL APPLICATIONS
MUST BE SUBMITTED
ONLINE:
Visit our website at
www.bocc.citrus.fl.us
You can also visit
one of the local
Libraries or the
Human Resources
Department,
3600 West Sovereign
Path, Suite 178,
Lecanto, Fl. 34461
to apply online by
Friday, October 12,
2012 EOE/ADA.






CHKko NicE

Accepting
applications for

Advertising
Sales Rep
Sell print and online
advertising for
Citrus Publishing
Working a
Sales Territory within
Citrus County.
Service established
customers and
prospect for new
advertising customers
QUALIFICATIONS
* Two years sales exp.
preferred.
* Computer
proficiency
* Must have initiative,
be self-motivated.
* Strong skills in
planning/oganizing,
listening, written and
verbal communica-
tion, problem solving
and decision
-making aptitude.
* Strong presentation
skills preferred.
* Reliable transporta-
tion to make local
and regional sales
calls.
Send Resume and
Cover Letter to:
marnold@
chronicleonline.com
EOE, drug screen
required for final
applicant.


#1 HANDYMAN
All Types of Repairs
Free EST., SRr DISC.
Lic#38893, 201-1483
1 CALL & RELAX' 25 vrs
Paint/Remodel, Repairs,
Woodwork, Flooring,
Plumbing, Drywall,
Tile work Lic.37658/Ins.
Steve 352-476-2285
#1 A+TECHNOLOGIES
All Home Repairs.
All TV's Installed
Lic.#5863 352-746-3777
ANDREW JOEHL
HANDYMAN.
Gen. Maint/Repairs
Pressure Cleaning.
0256271 352-465-9201
ABC PAINTING
Book it Now
and Finish your List
before the Holidays
Dale 352-586-8129
Affordable Handyman
S/FAST 100% Guar.
AFFORDABLE
V RELIABLE* Free Est
k 352-257-9508 *
Affordable Handyman
V FAST. 100%Guar.
AFFORDABLE
V RELIABLE- Free Est
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Affordable Handyman
VFAST 100% Guar.
AFFORDABLE
V RELIABLE- Free Est
k 352-257-9508 *
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V FAST. 100%Guar.
AFFORDABLE
s RELIABLE- Free Est
352-257-9508 *k
All Painting & Home
Repairs. Call Doug
at 352-270-6142
Free Est. Reg. & Ins.


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ELAINE TO THE RESCUE
Free Estimate. At Your
Convenience. No Job
to Small (262) 492-3403
Exp House Keeper.
Contact Sheila @
352-586-7018

THE KLEEN TEAM
Residential/Comm.
Lic., Bonded, Insured
(352) 419-6557





The Tile Man
Bathroom Remodel
Specializing in handi-
cap. Lic/Ins. #2441.
352-634-1584




All Tractor Work Service
specializing in clean up
Tree Removal, General
prop. maint. 302-6955
All AROUND TRACTOR
Landclearing, Hauling
Site Prep, Driveways
Lic/Ins 352-795-5755




AFFORDABLE Lawn care
CUTS STARTING AT $15
WE DO ITALL!!!
352-563-9824, 228-7320

JUSTIN LAWN CARE
Hedge & Tree Trimming
c)476-3985 (o)634-5826


CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


RETAIL SALES

Nights/ weekends
75 CHROME SHOP
Wildwood
(352) 748-0330
SALES
PT/FT Sales.
8409 W. Crystal St.
Crystal River-DFW



APT. MAINTENANCE
For 36 Unit Complex
F/T, & Benefits, must
have reliable transpor-
tation and own tools.
Working knowledge of
Gen Maint., Plumbing
AC & Lawncare. Apply
at FLORAL OAKS APTS
Or send Resume to:
8092 S Floral Oak Circle
(352) 860-0829
DRIVER
OTR LB/FLATBED
2 Yrs Exp,
Class A CDL
(352) 799-5724
EXP. MILLWORK
Fabricator & Installer
Apply at Built-Rite,
438 E. Hwy 40,Inglis,
POOL TECHNICIAN
Experienced Pool Tech.
Route consists of Citrus
Hills, Pine Ridge, Her-
nando, and Beverly
Hills area. Call Gene @
697-4994.
Technician Needed.
Our business is growing
and we are in need of
technicians who have
experience in diesel en-
gines and transmis-
sions. We have the best
working hours Mon-Fri
and paid holidays. Sign
on bonus or moving al-
lowance is available.
GM experience even
though not required is a
plus. We offer top
wages and benefits. Call
Kevin 352-493-4263 or
send email to
kbelfry@ymail.com
S c o g g i n s
Chevrolet/Buick

General
Helpr


AT YOUR HOME
Mower, Generator,
Service & Repair.
WE HAVE MOVED
4551 W Cardinal St
Homosassa. Bring it in or
we can come to you.
352-220-4244




A-1 Hauling, Cleanups,
garage clean outs, trash,
lawn maint. furn. & misc.
Mark (352) 287-0767
ALL OF CITRUS
CLEAN UPS CLEAN OUTS
Everything from A to Z
352-628-6790




Chris Satchell Painting
ASAP
30 yrs. Exp. Exc. Ref. Ins.
352-464-1397
CALL STELLAR BLUE
All Int./ Ext. Painting
Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE
EST (352) 586-2996
MIKE ANDERSON
PAINTING, Int./Ext.
& Pressure Washing


CALL a PROFESSIONAL
(352) 464-4418


COMPUTER
OPERATOR
Needed to sell
antiques on ebay.
Commission up to 30K.
Must have
positive feedback.
(352) 628-9128



GENERAL
LABORER
F/T, Clean Lic. Drug
Test, GED required
Apply At
8189 S. Florida Ave.,
Floral City. 8AM-3PM




C IoipNaME

PART TIME
CUSTOMER
SERVICE
REP

* Are you a customer
service champion?
* Have exceptional
computer skills
Including Excel. &
MS Word
* Organized &
detailed oriented?
* Enjoy a fast paced
challenging work
environment?
* Avail. weekdays
& weekends?
Join the Citrus County
Chronicle's
Circulation team!
Send Resume &
Cover Letter to
djkamlot@chronicle
online.com
or Apply In Person
CITRUS COUNTY
CHRONICLE
1624 N. Meadowcrest
Blvd. Crystal River, FL
34429
EOE, drug screening for
final applicant






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@
chronicleonline.com
or come to
1624 N. Meadowcrest
Blvd. and fill out an
application.

CH IONICLE


ABC PAINTING
Book it Now
and Finish your List
before the Holidays
Dale 352-586-8129
All Painting & Home
Repairs. Call Doug
at 352-270-6142
Free Est. Reg. & Ins.
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR
& ODD JOBS. 30 yrs
J. Hupchick Lic./Ins.
(352) 726-9998



CALL STELLAR BLUE
All Int./ Ext. Painting
Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE
EST (352) 586-2996
MIKE ANDERSON
PAINTING, Int./Ext.
& Pressure Washing


CALL A PROFESSIONAL
(352)464-4418
PIC PICARD'S
Pressure Cleaning
& Painting
352-341-3300




All phases of Tile
Handicap Showers,
Safety Bars, Firs.
422-2019 Lic. #2713


Looking For
Person
Girl Friday responsi-
bility from House-
keeping to
Fin. Assist. Must like
animals Avail. if nec-
essary 7 days week
Live in or Not
CALL (352)522-1009
6pm-9pm Only

Volunteer
Outreach
Coordinator
Announcement
#12-56
Plan, promote,
coordinate, recruit,
administer and
supervise shelter
volunteers and
volunteer related
programs. Two years
experience in volun-
teer management
and experience
in the care and
handling of animals
preferred. Must be
able to safely handle
and restrain large
animals. Must possess
a valid Florida Driver
License. Beginning
pay $10.77 hourly.
Excellent benefits.
ALL APPLICATIONS
MUST BE SUBMITTED
ONLINE:
Please visit our
website at
www.bocc.citrus.fl.us
You can also visit one
of the local Libraries
or the
Human Resources
Department,
3600 W Sovereign
Path, Suite 178,
Lecanto, FL 34461
to apply online by
Friday, October 5,
2012 EOE/ADA




Choir Piano
Accompanist
P/T: 1 hr Thursday choir
rehearsal; Sun a.m warm
up plus one service. Or-
gan a plus. Fax
resume to 352-489-5222.
Hope Lutheran Citrus
Springs. Questions-call
Diane 352-598-4919









Massage Therapy
Weekend Class
OCT. 20, 2012
SAT. 9-5, SUN. 9-5
HAVE A NEW CAREER
IN 37 WEEKS
BENE'S
International
School of Beauty
New Port Richey
Campus
1-866-724-2363
www.isbschool.com


JOHN GORDON
ROOFING, EXPERT
REPAIRS & REROOFS
ccc132549 302-9269



MAC'S MOBILE RV
REPAIR & MAINT
RVTC Certified Tech
352-613-0113, Lie/Ins.




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Please make sure you
are using a licensed
and insured service
professional. Many
service advertisers are
required by state law
to include their state
license number in all
advertisements. If you
don't see a license
number in the ad, you
should inquire about it
and be suspicious that
you may be contact-
ing an unlicensed
business. The Citrus
County Chronicle
wants to ensure that
our ads meet the re-
quirements of the law.
Beware of any service
advertiser that can not
provide proof that
they are licensed to do
business. For questions
about business
licensing, please call
your city or county gov-
ernment offices.

#1 Employment source is

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2-END TABLES
cherry wood, granite tops.
25.5 x 17 by 23" tall
asking $80 352-794-3768
SONY RADIO 1960's
am/fm 2 band
wood framed 8.5 x 14.5w
6" deep. Asking $35
352-794-3768



ACTION FIGURES
Various packaged
10-20+ years old.$5 &
up. Marvel, Spawn and
more 352-794-3768
BETTY BOOP PLATE
12" asking $10 call Kate
at 352-794-3768
HOLLY HOBIE PLATES
set of 2. asking $10
call Kate at 352-794-3768
PEE-WEE HERMAN
DOLL 1987 17" pull string
asking $15 Call Justin
352-794-3768

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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

VARIOUS STUFFED
ANIMALS
smoke free. some mint.
call Kate 352-794-3768
VINCIATA PRINT ON
CANVAS "Girl of
Valdano" 24"h x 18"w
near mint asking $75 firm
352-794-3768
WARREN KIMBLE CAT
PLATES in box. Never
used. asking $20
call Kate at 352-794-3768



CAST IRON KITCHEN
SINK-KOHLER White,
standard 32x22, double 6
inches deep. $75.00 can
e-mail pic 513-4027
CROCK POT
RIVAL 5 quart
Excellent condition. $10.
Toaster $4.
352-270-3909
FREE APPLIANCE
REMOVAL All Unwanted
Appliances Removed
Free 352 209 5853
G.E WASHER
Like New $100
352-287-5279
MINI CUPCAKE MAKER
New in box Never
opened $5. Cost $20 new
352-270-3909


Middle Aged Couple
Recently Moved to Crys-
tal River looking for PT
work; honest & reliable;
NO JOB TOO SMALL
References provided.
Call Greg or Laura @
(850) 499-9795




SOD, LANDSCAPING
& MOWING
352-364-1180,
352-257-1831




A TREE SURGEON
Lic. & Ins. Lowest
Rates Free
est.(352)860-1452
All Tractor Work Service
specializing in clean up
Tree Removal, General
prop. maint. 302-6955
DOUBLE J Tree Serv.
Stump Grinding, bulk
mulch, lic/ins 302-8852
RON ROBBINS Tree
Svc Trim, Shape &
Remve, Lic/Ins Free Est.
352-628-2825

SOD, LANDSCAPING
& MOWING
352-364-1180,
352-257-1831




344-2556, Richard
WATER PUMP SERVICE
& Repairs- all makes &
models. Call anytime!


Ron's Affordable
Handyman Services
All Home
Repairs
SSmall Carpentry
Fencing
*Screening
Clean Dryer
Vents
Affordate & Dependable
Experience lifelong
352-344-0905
cell: 400-1722
Licensed & Insured Lic.#37761


POOLS ANIDPA


A ddan artisiK to0u0to your existing yard
"or poolaorpln
something All E ior Alumin Inc.
omplelely new! 352.621.0881
(OM...0.6!HFaxW352.621.0812
"Often unita 14 6" SEAMLESSGUTTERS 1
never dutile & SCREEN ROOMS
S 6" Seamless Gutters
YOURINTEIOCKING BRICK PAVERSPECIAIST Screen Rooms Car Ports
ICOPES 4 Hurricane Protection
POOL AND PAVER LLC allextalum13@yahoo.com .
Lic. CPC1456565 I352-400-3188 Citrus Lic. #2396 LICENSED & INSURED


Leaded Glass Installed in your
EXISTING DOOR!
* "NO ROT"
Door Units
* Blinds Between
the Glass
* Custom Carved
Glass (Art Pieces/
Bath Glass)
Perry's Custom Glass & Doors
352-726-6125 I
2780 N. Florida Ave., Hernando, FL (Hernando Plaza)







BATHFITTER
"One Day Bath Remodeling"
In Just One Day,
We will InstallA Beautiful New Bathtub
or Shower "Right Over"Your Old One!!!
Tub to Shower Conversions Too!!!
Call now for a FREE
In-Home Estimate

1-866-585-8827
BATHFITTER.COM
000C42R


AAA ROOFING
Call the "euakah6uste"
Free Written Estimate

$100 OFF
Any Re-Roof
Must present coupon at time contract is signed
Lic./I ns. CCCO57537 000CHOW1








When mopping

isn't enough call...

Mr. Tile Cleaner
Showers Floors Lanais
SPools & Pavers
,', -Cleaning & Sealing
S Grout Painting
I'. '-ll* Residential &
S Commercial

586-1816 746-9868


WINDO.J



We Clean Windows and o Whole tot MoreI
Window Cleaning
Window Tinting
Pressure Washing
Gutter Cleaning

FREE ESTIMATES
352-683-0093
Bonded & Insured
www.windowgenie.com/springhill





GENERAL
Stand Alone
Generator

Thomas Electric, LLC
Residential/Commercial Service
Generac Centurion
Guardian Generators
Factory Authorized Technicians
ER0015377

352621124


REMODEIN







CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


REPAIR, washers
dryers,FREE pick up
352-564-8179
WASHER OR DRYER
$135.00 Each. Reliable,
Clean, Like New, Excel-
lent Condition. Can De-
liver 352 263-7398
WHIRLPOOL DRYER
approx. 10 years old In
good working condition
$75 352-400-2593




30" Electric Stove
White,
Excellent condition
$100. (352) 302-8265
Computer Desk
L shape, mahogny
w/ small hutch,
shelves, $200
(352) 563-6327
(352) 860-3481




Heavy Duty Aluminum
Ladder Rack for Vans
2 supports w/2 aluminum
door kits for PVC $140
(352) 586-7125
TABLE SAW Grizzly 10"
table saw with mobile
base. Top 41" wide x 27"
deep. With 1-1/2 HP mo-
tor, 110V or 220V. ac-
cessories included. $200
or best offer. Telephone
(352) 795-6318 or email:
apm2ts@yahoo.com




MAGNAVOX 26" TV,
with remote, excellent
condition, $35, (352)
465-1813 (Dunnellon)
Magnavox 32"
$85.
RCA 26"
$70.
Both with Remotes
(352) 220-2715
MAGNAVOX 36" TV
WITH LARGE MATCH-
ING STAND, used very
little, excellent condition,
$95, (352) 465-1813
Sony 51 Inch
Projection TV
Works great,
$150. obo
(352) 422-0005
TELEVISION
32' Sharp. 2004
$75 call Kate at
352-794-3768




DIESTLER COMPUTER
New & Used systems
repairs. Visa/ MCard
352-637-5469




IRON PATIO TABLE w/2
CHAIRS Decorative
Table and 2 Chairs, $35,
352-287-9270
PATIO TABLE, Slate
Top, 2 Chairs
w/Cushions, $75,
352-287-9270




2 "ASHLEY"
5-DRAWER DRESSER
CABINETS
BARELY USED!!!
ONLY A
FEW MONTHS OLD!!!
Buy both for $400 or
$225 for 1
352-746-1910
4 COUNTER HT CHAIRS
Elegant, contemporary
metal and leather,
exc condition. $25
352-249-7212
BOOK CABINET WITH
GLASS DOORS Oak,
5x3,12 in. deep.100.00
VERY NICE!
352-513-4027
CHEST OF DRAWERS
Old solid wood 5 drawers
1 cedar drawer 38"W x
52"H $85. 352-270-3909
Complete Wicker
Bedroom Set
w/ two single Craftmatic
Beds in A-1 Shape
$1,100 MUST SEE
(352) 794-3474
DINING ROOM SET
Wood Table w/ 2 exten-
sion, 4 chairs, hutch and
china cabinet. Cream
color. $450 OBO
(352) 503-6525
DRESSER
Blond Oak look particle
board. Perfect for kids
room $25. 352-270-3909
ENT/DESK CENTER
Cream color, formica,
finish, 3 piece, desk folds
down. $50.00
352-513-4027-email pic
ENTERTAINMENT CTR
Real wood, ch stain,
glass door, holds 27"
non-hd TV +more. Beau-
tiful. $75 746-7232 LMSG
KING BOX SPRINGS
& MATTRESS $400.
Used Less than 6 MO..
$1,300 New
304-544-8398 or
352-563-5537
Preowned Mattress
Sets from Twin $30;
Full $40.Qn $50; Kg $75.
352-628-0808
Queen Size Bed
& Boxspring
$65.
(352) 563-0425
ROUND WOOD DINING
TABLE and 4 captains
chairs $100.00 513-4473
SLEEPER SOFA
Sage color Solid fabric
Good condition $50.
352-621-0175
Sofa Bed, seafoam
contemporary
$100
Early American Drop
leaf table & 4 chairs
$350 (352) 628-4475
Sofa like New! Gold/
Neutral background
some floral Must see,
SMW Sacrifice $100
(352) 503-3914
Temperpedic Ergo


Twin Long
Adjustable Bed.
2 months old, excel.
cond. org. price $1,900
Sell $900 or make offer
352-270-1515, 270-1516
WOODEN DESK
Dark brown Perfect for
kids room or garage
$15. 352-270-3909



Craftsman Riding
Mower 21 1/2 HP Briggs
& Stratton engine,
42" Deck, Overhead
Valve $500 (352)
746-7357

PLANT SALE

DEBE'S GARDEN
Fri, Oct. 5, Sat, Oct. 6
3903 S. Lecanto Hwy.


PLANT SALE

DEBE'S GARDEN
Fri, Oct. 5, Sat, Oct. 6
3903 S. Lecanto Hwy.




INVERNESS
Fri, Sat, Sun 8:30a-3:30p
Craftsman HP Lawn trac-
tor 42" w/acc., 10" radial
arm saw w/dado kit setup
for shop-vac, complete
BR set, antique white
wood, Aluminum Canoe.
Something for everyone!!
2231 S Carnegie Dr
INVERNESS
Sat. & Sun. 8am-6pm
413 Hunting Lodge Dr.
Kensington
Estates,
Sept. 29 & 30, 8am-2pm
Electric Pre-War trains,
tools & collectibles, etc.
589 E. Reehill St.
Lecanto(352) 637-4562

PLANT SALE

DEBE'S GARDEN
Fri, Oct. 5, Sat, Oct. 6
3903 S. Lecanto Hwy.

WANTED Rods,
Reels, tackle, tools,
Antique collectibles,
hunting equipment.
352-613-2944




Good Condition
Jeans, Shorts, Capris
Jeans are name brand
$5.75ea (352) 628-0262
LEATHER JACKET &
CHAPS white leather
jacket w/fringe and
chaps, wms size XL
$100.00 352-628-3736




3 AIRSOFT GUNS Shot-
gun, single shot rifle, and
fully/semi automatic R71
and ammo $75.00
352-628-3736
Above Ground Pool.
Round 15' diameter, 52"
deep. All accessories
including sand filter and
new pump. $500
(352) 795-9399
Anderson Full View
Storm Door, Light Tan
Full Glass & Screen han-
dle on left, all screws,
and more to mount
$50. 352-382-2733
ANIMAL CLIPPER
BLADES Oster A5 #4
#30 #40 $12.each #3F
$18. #7F $16. Excellent
352-270-3909
BICYCLE- 1 yr old, 24'
Huffy cruiser, like new.
$65.00 (352)-621-4711
CIRCULAR SAW crafts-
man sears best 2 1/8 hp.
$25.00 352-746-0167
COMPUTER DESK
w/hutch and pull out end
to form L shape.Like new.
Oak finish. $65. Call
352-382-1154
CORVETTE C5 ROOF
PANEL SUNSHADE:
From Mid-America. $45.
Email jnk44@1 umc.org
call 352-634-3844.
Dining Rm Table, 5 ft
round 6 chairs, all solid
wood, white pine,
stained early american
$325. Excericse Bike
w/Fan wheel, keeps
cool $200. 726-8361
LARGE PET CAGE
$40.00, can e-mail pic-
ture 352-513-4027
Lumber for Sale
Cherry & Oak
(352) 637-5250
MITER SAW delta
15amp.heavy duty 10"
carbon blade.$90.00
352-746-0167
MOVING BOXES 63
Sm, 18 Med, 1 Lg,
2 picture, 2 lamp. $60 for
all. 352-897-4108
PET NET RESTRAINT
for minivan by Hatchbag
Never used $50. New
cost $80. 352-270-3909
ROYAL PALACE WOOL
RUG 5x8 feet, dark blue
background with pattern,
very good condition.
$50.00 352 726 5753
SUBWOOFERS sound
dynamics rts series
1000-100 watts rms/400
watts peak like new
$50.00 352-527-9982
Treadmill, like new nor-
dicktrack T7SI $325
Thomasville Sofa,
earthtones, $175
(352) 382-2294
VINTAGE WICKER TEA
CART, decorative AND
useful, excellent condi-
tion, $95, (352)465-1813
(Dunnellon)




WHEELCHAIRS
portable, baskets,
brakes, leg rests,
Excellent. Several to
choose from $75/ea
352-341-1714




BUYING US COINS
Top $$$$ Paid. We Also
Buy Gold Jewelry
Beating ALL Written
Offers. (352) 228-7676




FENDER BXR100 BASS
AMPLIFIER. Immaculate
condition, with cover.
Rarely used. $150 OBO.
352-746-9443
Fender
Vintage Amp, 85Watts,


Guitar Amp, twin
reverb, 2 12" Speakers
tube type, like new
$1,350 (352) 726-8361
STORY & CLARK UP-
RIGHT PIANO Beautiful
piano with light oak finish
and in great condition.
Nice addition to any
home.Original asking
price was
$1200.00.Reduced to
$950.00. Call
352-400-1612.
Upright Piano & Bench
Kohler and Campbell,
excl. cond. Was asking
$2K, Now $1,500
(352) 563-6327
(352) 860-3481




4 CRYSTAL WINE
GLASSES
beautifully etched 5 3/4oz
genuine.never used, ask-
ing $20 352-794-3768


QUEEN Reversible
brown/beige Clean soft
nice material $20.
352-270-3909
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
37&19inch TV's, DVD &
VCR Recorder; TV Cabi-
net; Electric Fireplace;
Microwave over Range
hood, Leather Loveseat,
Computer Desk.
352-601-0256
KING COMFORTER re-
versible solid navy/solid
red. Excellent condition.
Used only few times.High
loft. $20 Inv. 341-3607
Light Finish
3 Pc Ent. Center, 5 Pc.
Bamboo look Patio Set,
HP Office all-in-one,
Portable massage
table, Large tables,
ornate, faux marble
top, oval oak pedastal
table w/ leaf. Call for
Pics 202-341-9496
ROYAL TAVERN WALL
PLAQUE 17x11 Lion.$15
call Kate at 352-794-3768
TWIN BEDDING 2 red
box-pleated (not ruffled)
bedskirts & 2 matching
red pillow shams. All for
$10. Inverness 341-3607
TWIN QUILT/SHAMS
White w/red floral/blue
check Very pretty & clean
$12. 352-270-3909




Physical Fitness Gym
Equipment for Sale
(352) 459-1240
Recumbnant
Excercise Bike
$100. obo
(352) 795-6266




2 FLY RODS w/ reels 6
FT.$ 30. BOTH OBO 2
vintage came poles, 3 pc.
$40. both obo 220-4074
3 Speed Chesapeake
Bicycle,
good cond. $45.
Used revolving top,
golf BagBoy $35.
(352) 382-0051
ABU GARCIA COMMO-
DORE ROD 11.6 heavy
action w/ master spinning
reel. $60.00 obo
220-4074
ABU GARCIA
CONOLON 300 8 FT,
OLYMPIC 1075 7.6 ft.,
Silstar pt 70 7 ft, Samurai
6 ft, $45. all 220-4074
AMMO BELT Holds 25
rounds of 44 or equal cal-
iber, black $15.00 Call or
text 352-746-0401
AR-15 M4 LMT 1x9
barrel, quad rail, folding
sights, C-15 carbon
upper and lower, 1 mag
very light 5.5 lb sacrifice
$690, CCW or Rcpt,
will trade for a 1911,
45,9mm, 38S
Inverness 352-586-4022
BICYCLE NEXT-
18 speed. 26 "wheels
asking $45 352-794-3768
CABIN ON 40 ACRES
Hunting recreational
in Gulf Hammock Mgt..
Area, well, pond, ATV
trails, $3000 Per Acre
352 634-4745
Club Car DS Golf Cart
2007 Electric New
Batteries Excel. Shape,
$3,200 (352) 425-5804
Compound Bow, Myles
Keller Legend Magnum,
complete hunting pkg.,
Tru-Ball Release, hard &
soft cases $150 obo
(352) 628-5355
Gun Club looking for
5-10 acres for lease.
352-302-0648
HOLSTER, 44 MAG
Leather Bianchi 1873 for
revolver $45.00 Call or
text 352-746-0401
REM 750, 30-06, Auto,
As New $475.
SAUER, 7mm Mag, Bolt,
As New $725.
TIKKA, .308, Bolt,
Scope Rings, NIB $700.
Brownina BAR, 25-06,
Auto, Engraved,
As New $750.
MAUSER 93, 7mm, Bolt,
Sporter Stock, w/
Ammo, As New $400
RUGER 77maa, .375
H&H, Bolt, Safari Grade,
As New $1,750
REM 513T, .22 LR, L,S,
Bolt, Target Rifle, Red-
field Peep,
Excellent $375
RUSSIAN, Military,
7.62x54, Bolt, w/ammo,
Excellent $325.
MAUSER 98, 8mm, Bolt,
Bayonet, Mitchell
Refurb, w/ammo,
NIB $425.
T/C Hawken, .50, Black
Powder, Percussion
Cap, Very Good $225
KENTUCKIAN..50, Black
Powder, Percussion
Cap, Very Good $175.
(352) 356-0124
SHOULDER HOLSTER
for 44 mag, Uncle Mikes,
sidekick, black, size #3
$25.00 Call or text
352-746-0401
VINTAGE ZEBCO XRT80
REEL W/12 FT. ROD
$50.00 obo 220-4074




U-DUMP TRAILER
Single Axel
5x8X3 w/ Spare
$2050 (352) 527-0018




Fisher Price Take
along swing $10
Baby Tub $7
Child's desk with Seat
$35. (352) 794-3768
Greco High Chair $20,
Infant Bounce $10
(352) 794-3768


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
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WANT TO BUY HOUSE
or MOBILE Any Area.
Condition or Situation.
Call Fred, 352-726-9369
WANTED Rods, Reels,
tackle, tools, Antique
collectibles, hunting


2 IVaIie Ud rUIIUIIU, DIdBIa
and Tan. 10 wks old. No
shots, No papers. $150
ea (352) 419-8153
2 Very Small Yorkie
Boys Socialized & Play-
full, Shots, health certs.,
& CKC Reg. 4-5 Ibs,
grown $600. ea. Parents
on site (352) 212-4504
(352) 212-1258
BEAGLE PUPPIES
$125
Crystal River Area
386-344-4218
386-344-4219


BIRD SUPPLY SALE
Sun, Oct 7th, 9a-4p,
Cages, Seed, Millet, Cut-
tlebone, Playstands,
Cage Wire, Lots of Toys!
Mineral Block, Fruit & Nut
Treat! Great Prices!
8260 Adrian Drive,
Brooksville,
727-517-5337
BOXER PUPPIES
AKC, 5 brindle females
1 Male, all shots
$400 ea
(352) 344-5418
Doa School & Kennel
New Classes 10/16 & 17
crittersandcanines.com
(352) 634-5039
GERMAN SHEPHPHERD
Lrg. bone PUPS, white,
black, blk/tan, $450.
BOXER PUPS $450
Health Certs, can be
registered, 216-1481







HAPPY
is a 4-year-old female
black lab. retriever, may
be purebred. She was
found as a stray. She is
very friendly and play-
ful. She does appear to
have a limp of her right
foreleg, believed to be
arthritis, but entirely
treatable. She is a
lively, pretty girl who
runs and plays well with
other dogs and gets
along well with them.
Call Joanne @
352-795-1288.
INVERNESS FL
KC Offers Training
Classes for Breed &
Obedience. Starts Oct.
10 7pm at C.R. Armory.
Six wks. Call Merri at
352-628-5371 for
reservations.
Shih-Tzu Pups, ACA
starting@ $400. Lots of
colors, Beverly Hills,
FL (352)270-8827
www.aceofpups.net

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SKYE
is an 8-year-old male
Walker Hound who was
found as a stray. He is
already neutered and
housebroken. Weighs
51 pounds. Is a perfect,
well-mannered
"gentleman". Obeys
commands and is a
wonderful, calm dog.
Good with people and
other dogs. Just a
beautiful, friendly dog,
who wants to share
your couch. Call Jo-
anne @ 352-795-1288.

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person
Happy Birthday"
with a classified ad
under Happy
Notes.
Only $28.50
includes a photo

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Dept for details
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17 ft. PROLINE
Extra Clean,
Center Console w/
trailer, Call for Details
(352) 344-1413
1989 25HP Johnson
Outboard Motor,
new spark plugs new
carborator, painted
camo for hunting, gas
tank, gas line, & extra
Stain. Steel Prop $600.
352-212-1105, 795-2549







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CLASSIFIED




BOSTON WHALER
1980 14'B.W. Comes
with trolling motor,
battery, trailer, 3 year old
25HP Yamaha outboard.
All in good condition.
$3200 (352) 637-0320
CARAVEL
17.5 Skii Boat & Trailer
3.0 0I excel cond.
$4,995 obo
352-637-0475, 586-6304
EYE CATCHING
BOAT DETAILING
If you'd like your boat
to take your breath
away again, Call Jim or
Rose at (850) 348-9002
GHEENUE
1991 Gheenue 154"
with 9.9 H.P Johnson,
Boat/Motor/Trailer
$1200.00 352-424-2760
GULF to LAKE MARINE
*WE PAY CASH $$ *
For Used Clean Boats
Pontoon, Deck & Fish-
ing Boats (352)527-0555
boatsupercenter.com
MIRROR CRAFT
16 ft Fishing Boat
40HP Mercury, Minn Kota
trolling motor, $3200 obo
(352) 344-4537
PONTOON
2006 Pontoon 24' Pon-
toon Boat with 90 H.P
Evinrude no trailer deliv-
ery available $2500.00
352-424-2760
SEABREEZE
Refurbished Boat
and Trailer for Sale
(352) 459-1240




BOUNDER
32fT Motor home, Ford
V10 engine, low mile-
age, new tires, Sleeps
2-6. $16,500
(352) 220-6303
JAMBOREE
'05, 30 ft class C Motor
Home. Excellent Cond.
Ford V10 20K miles,
Sleeps 6 +,
Asking $29,750.
No slides. 352-746-9002




KEYSTONE
SPRINTER TT
2004, 31ft, sleeps up to
eight. Pullable w/s1500.
New awing, $10,500
352-214-9800
KZ SPORTSMAN
2011, Hybrid, 19ft,
sleeps 8, air & bath
$7,800
(352) 249-6098
LAYTON
1995 26' Layton Skyline,
1 slideout, sleeps six,
new tires, A/C, water
heater & propane tanks.
$4,750. (352) 564-0512
MAC'S MOBILE RV
REPAIR & MAINT.
RVTC Certified Tech.
352-613-0113, Lie/Ins.
TITANIUM
2008, 5th Wheel
28 E33, 3 slides, New ti-
res, excel. cond. Asking
$34,995, (352) 563-9835
WE BUY RV'S,
Travel Trailers,
5th Wheels,
Motor Homes
Call US 352-201-6945




Diamond Plate Tool Box
w/ Side Rails; 6'4" bed
liner. Both in excellent
Condition! $250/both
(352) 628-0139
For 2005
Chrysler Crossfire
front end bug bra, $55.
2 Air Filters $30. both
(352) 726-5794
For Toyota FJ Cruiser,
1 set of seat covers
$50.
1 rear door storage net
$35.
(352) 726-5794




$$ TOP DOLLAR $$
For Wrecked, Junk or
Unwanted Cars/Trucks.
$$ (352) 201-1052 $$
BUYING JUNK CARS
Running or Not*
CASH PAID $300 & UP
(352) 771-6191
CASH BUYER'S
Buying Used Cars Trucks
& Vans, For used car lot
LARRY'S AUTO SALES,
Hwy 19... 352 564-8333
CASH PAID FOR JUNK
CARS Any Condition
Up to $500., Free
Towing 352-445-3909

LIQUIDATION
BIG SALE! *.
Consignment USA
consianmentusa.ora
WE DO IT ALL!
BUY-SELL-RENT-
CAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV
US 19 BY AIRPORT
Low Payments *
Financing For ALL
461-4518 & 795-4440
WE BUY
ANY VEHICLE
In Any Condltlon
Tlle, No Title, Bank Llen,
No Problem, Don't Trade
It In. We Will Pay up to
$25K Any Make, Any
Model. CALL A.J.
813-335-3794/237-1892




BMW
2003, 3251, 4DR
LEATHER, SUNROOF
PW, PL CALL 628-4600
FOR MORE
INFORMATION
CADILLAC
Black 2011 4dr CTS
1,100 mi. Free satilite
radio 6/13, smoke free,
garage kept. $35,750
(352) 249-7976


CHEVROLET
1999 Corvette coupe.
White with both tops.
33000 miles,titanium ex-
haust system,goodyear
run flat tires,heads-up
display,6-speed
manual,leather seats,
memory key. Garage
kept in pristine
condition.Asking $20,000
call 1-352-503-6548
CHRYLSER
'06 Seabring conv.
Touring Coup, loaded,
21K, gar. kept. Like new
$9,200 (352) 513-4257

* THIS OUT!
CHRYSLER
2000 Sebring Converti-
ble. Great condition, tan,
automatic, many extras.
107K miles. $3200.
352-563-6431.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 D7


2001 MUSTANG
AUTO, 6CYL, PW, PL,
PRICED TO SELL
CALL 628-4600
FORD
2003 Thunderbird Great
Condition, original miles
119,000 highway, main-
tained by dealership,
$9000.00 352-527-2763
HONDA
NEW 2012, ACCORD LX
ONLY $18287
CALL 352-628-4600
FOR DETAILS
LIQUIDATION
BIG SALE! A
Consignment USA
consianmentusa.ora
WE DO IT ALL!
BUY-SELL-RENT-
CAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV
US 19 BY AIRPORT
Low Payments *
Financing For ALL
461-4518 & 795-4440
MITSUBISHI
1995, 3000 GT, SL
5 speed, leather, many
extras 79,500 mil.
excel. cond. $6,000
(352) 560-3007
NISSAN
2009 Rogue 38k mi.
Clean car, Promotion
forces sale, $16,900
(352) 302-0778
TOYOTA
'07 Camary, 36,400 mi.,
Excel. Condition
$11,500 Below Book
(352) 382-0876
VW
2004 BEETLE
CONV., AUTOMATIC
FUN IN THE SUN
CALL 628-4600 FOR
MORE INFORMATION




AUTO SWAP/
Corral CAR SHOW
Sumter County
Fairgrounds
SUMTER
SWAP MEETS
SUN. OCT. 7. 2012
1-800-438-8559

CHEVY
1955, Belair, 2 dr Se-
dan, 327, V8, auto
power glide transmis-
sion ground up restora-
tion, SS exhaust, excel-
lent In & Out $35,000
obo (352) 527-6988
CHEVY
'68, Corvette, Roadster,
matching numbers,
LeMans blue, converti-
ble, 4 spd., 327 cu. in.
350HP, Asking $37,000
Serious inquiries only
Please (352) 795-4426







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person
Happy Birthday"
with a classified ad
under Happy
Notes.
Only $28.50
includes a photo

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FORD
1995, F150 4X4...
RUNS GOOD.....PERFECT
HUNTING TRUCK.
CALL 628-4600
FOR DETAILS
LIQUIDATION
BIG SALE! *
Consignment USA
consianmentusa.ora
WE DO IT ALL!
BUY-SELL-RENT-
CAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV
US 19 BY AIRPORT
Low Payments *
Financina For ALL
461-4518 & 795-4440
Toyota Tacoma
2004 Prerunner
86k, V6 Auto 4X2, PW,
PD, Cruise, $9500 OBO
(765) 431-0659 Inglis by
appointment only




MAX 500
6 x6 Amphibious
Vehicle, Swims,
$2,800 obo
352-637-0475, 586-6304



CHEVY
'97, Van, Cold AC,
very nice, in & out.
$2,300
(352) 637-5491
CHRYSLER
2003 Town & Country
LX, 119K mi.
extra clean $4,900
(352) 257-3894
FORD
1996, E250, 95K org. mi.,
new tune up, new feul
pump, roof rack & fact.
shelving, Ice cold air
$2,800 (352) 726-2907




Harley Davidson
2000 Fat Boy custom 88
ex cond, garage kept.
new windshld/sadbags
$9875 214-9800
HARLEY DAVIDSON
2000, Custom built, 20K
miles, $800. worth of
added lights & chrome
Tom (920) 224-2513
HARLEY DAVIDSON
2009, Heritage Softtail
22k miles,
$14,500
(352) 637-2273


HONDA
2003, 250, Rebel 1,700
miles, Black, new tires
& battery, beautiful bike
$2,200 (352) 794-5446
HONDA
2007 Full Size Shadow.
Harley, 70 mpg, Chrome,
Leather bags, $4500.
C.R. (727) 207-1619
HONDA
450 Hawk, 1981Classic
- Runs. New tires and
battery. Extra's, $900
OBO. 795-5531
HONDA Goldwing
1990 SE New Tires
Excellent Shape Approx
70K mi. Selling due to
health. Asking $4250
(352) 476-3688
HONDA SPIRIT
2002, ExcTires, Bags,
WS, Sissy Bar, Cobra
Pipes. 28k miles. Asking
$2,000 (352) 476-3688


328-1007 SUCRN
Personal Mini Storage
10-17-12 Lien Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
PERSONAL PROPERTY OF
THE FOLLOWING TENANTS
WILL BE SOLD FOR CASH
TO SATISFY RENTAL LIENS
IN ACCORDANCE WITH
FLORIDA STATUTES, SELF
STORAGE FACILITY ACT,
SECTIONS 83-806 AND
83-807:
PERSONAL MINI STORAGE
- DUNNELLON



Misc. Notice


UNIT
#0008 MARILY WALKER
#0039 RYAN REAVIS
#0197 ELI DE ANDA
#0233 DONNAMAE MUR-
PHY
#0237 CINDA SEIBERT
#0334 DAVID & PATRICIA
VANDEMARK
CONTENTS MAY INCLUDE
KITCHEN, HOUSEHOLD
ITEMS, BEDDING, LUG-
GAGE, TOYS, GAMES,
PACKED CARTONS, FURNI-
TURE, TOOLS, CLOTHING,
TRUCKS, CARS, ETC.
THERE' S NO TITLE FOR VE-
HICLES SOLDAT LIEN SALE.


^^^^^^^^I


OWNERS RESERVE THE
RIGHT TO BID ON UNITS.
LIEN SALE TO BE HELD ON
THE PREMISES- October
17th @ 2:00PM.
VIEWING WILL BE AT THE
TIME OF THE SALE ONLY.
PERSONAL MINI STORAGE
DUNNELLON
11955 N FLORIDA AVE
(HWY 41)
DUNNELLON, FL 34434
352-489-6878
September 30 & October
7, 2012.



Misc. Notice


329-0930 SUCRN
PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Southwest Florida Water Management District has re-
ceived an application for a water use permit to withdraw water from wells and/or
surface waters from Hampton Hills, LLC and Terra Vista Property Owners Association,
Inc., 2476 N. Essex Avenue, Hernando, FL 34442. Application number: 20007805.011.
Application received: September 24, 2012. Predominant use type(s):
recreation/aesthetic. Total requested withdrawal average daily gallons per day:
471,700 Gallons. Peak month average gallons per day: 1,172,300 Gallons. Maximum
daily gallons per day: 1,172,300 Gallons. From eight (8) wells. Location: Sections 26
Township 18 South, Range 18 East; Section 25 Township 18 South, Range 18 East; Sec-
tion 23 Township 18 South, Range 18 East all in Citrus County, Florida. The application
is available for public inspection Monday through Friday at Southwest Florida Man-
agement Department, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 34604. Interested persons
may inspect a copy of the application and submit written comments concerning
the application. Comments must include the permit application number and be re-
ceived within 14 days from the date of this notice. If you wish to be notified of
agency action or an opportunity to request an administrative hearing regarding the
application, you must send a written request referencing the permit application
number to the Southwest Florida Water Management District, Regulation Perfor-
mance Management Department, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 34604-6899 or
submit your request through the District's website at www.watermatters.org. The Dis-
trict does not discriminate based on disability. Anyone requiring accommodation un-
der the ADA should contact the Regulation Performance Management Department
at (352)796-7211 or 1(800)423-1476: TDD only 1(800)231-6103.
September 30, 2012.


330-0930 SUCRN
PUBLIC NOTICE
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
KNOW WHAT YOU NEED BEFORE YOU BUILD...
To protect Florida's fragile waterways, the FDEP requires an Environmental Resource
Permit for dredging or filling in wetlands and/or surface waters. If the project you are
planning requires dredging or filling (including the construction of docks or boat
ramps) in a wetland area and/or surface water, you may need a permit from FDEP
prior to construction. For further information, contact FDEP at (813) 632-7600.
September 30, 2012.


326-0930 SUCRN
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF MEETING
TUSCANY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
NOTICE OF INTENT TO DISSOLVE DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of the Tuscany Community
Development District (the "District") has filed a petition with the Florida Land and
Water Adjudicatory Commission (the "Commission") seeking to dissolve the District
(the "Petition"). The District was established by Rule 42GG-1, Florida Administrative
Code, adopted by the Commission pursuant to Chapters 190 and 120, Florida Stat-
utes, on June 18, 2003 (the "Rule"), as such Rule was amended on March 9, 2008.
The District has asked the Commission to repeal the Rule establishing the District.
The District includes approximately 1,710.93 acres, and is located in Citrus
County. The District is generally located east and south of County Road 491, north of
County Road 486 and west of U.S. Highway 41.
The Commision is presently reviewing the Petition. Anyone objecting to the dis-
solution shall file such objections no later than October 8, 2012 with the office of the
District's Counsel, Hopping Green & Sams, 119 South Monroe Street, Suite 300, Talla-
hassee, Florida 32301 attn: Brian A. Crumbaker, Esq.
A copy of the Petition is on file at the Disrict's Records Office, 13574 Village Park
Drive, Suite 265, Orlando, Florida 32837, and may be obtained by contacting the Dis-
trict Manager, phone number (407) 841-5524, during normal business hours.
George Flint
District Manager
September 23 and 30, 2012.


327-0930 SUCRN
PUBLIC NOTICE
10/11/12 Meeting of the Citrus County Economic Development Council, Inc.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Economic Development Council,
Inc. will meet on Thursday, October 11,2012 at 8:30 am. at the College of Central
Florida, Lecanto, Florida.
Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a
disability or physical impairment should contact 352-795-2000, at least two (2) days
before the meeting.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Council with respect to
any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made which record shall include the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to be based.
BY: John Siefert, Executive Director
September 30, 2012.


331-0930 SUCRN
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Port Authority will meet on Tues-
day, October 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Citrus County Courthouse, Room 100 Board
Chambers, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450, to discuss the business of
the Port Authority.
Any person requidng reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a
disability or physical impairment should contact the Citrus County Administrator's Of-
fice, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two (2)
days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD Tele-
phone (352) 341-6580.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Port Authority with re-
spect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record shall include the testi-
mony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
BY:
Dennis Damato
Chairman
September 30, 2012.


332-0930 SUCRN
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Port Authority will meet for the pur-
pose of conducting an ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at
10:00 o'clock AM at the Citrus County Courthouse, Room 100 Board Chambers, 110
North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, for the purpose of commencing an
attorney/client session pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes. The purpose
of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION will be to discuss settlement negotiations and strat-
egy related to litigation expenditures including, but not limited to, an action styled:
Robert A. Schweickert Jr. vs. Citrus County Port Authority, a body corporate of the
State of Florida; and John C. Martin Associates LLC. a foreign limited liability com-
pany (Case No. 2012-CA-1339)
Pursuant to said statute, the Authority will meet in open session and subsequently
commence the attorney/client session which is estimated to be approximately thirty
(30) minutes in duration. At the conclusion of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION the
meeting shall be reopened.
Those persons to be in attendance at this ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION are as follows:
Port Authority Member Dennis Damato
Port Authority Member Rebecca Bays
Port Authority Member John J. (J.J.) Kenney
Port Authority Member Joe Meek
Port Authority Member Winn Webb
Brad Thorpe, Port Director
Richard Wm. Wesch, Esquire, Port Attorney
John C. Pelham, Esquire, Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell &
Dunbar, PA
Shannon Carlton of Joy Hayes Court Reporting
Dennis Damato, Chairman
Citrus County Port Authority
September 30, 2012.


333-0930 SUCRN
10-10 CC Tourist Development Council Meeting
PUBLIC NOTICE
10/10/12 Strategic Planning Workshop Meeting CC Tourist Development Council
PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the CITRUS COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
will hold a Strategic Planning Workshop on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 9:00
a.m. at the Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club, Garden Room, 505 E. Hartford Street, Her-
nando, FL 34442
Any person desiring further information regarding this meeting may contact the Ex-
ecutive Offices of the Board of County Commissioners, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, In-
verness, Florida, 34450 (352) 341-6560.
Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a dis-
ability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrator's Office, 110
N. Apopka Avenue, Room 102, Inverness, Florida, 34450 (352) 341-6560, at least one
day before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD tele-
phone (352) 341-6580.
WINN WEBB, CHAIRMAN
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the
Governing Body with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a
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Law, pursuant to Section
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
that the Undersigned, desir-
ing to engage in business
under the fictitious name of


American Iron Works
located at 4344 E. Arling-
ton St. Unit 8, Inverness,
Florida 34453 in the
County of Citrus, intends
to register the said name
with the Division of Cor-
porations of the Florida
Department of State,


Tallahassee, Florida.
Dated at hverness,
Florida, this 26th day of
September 2012.
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Sikorski's
Attic
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Bark provides sturdy protection for trees


Just as human beings
have a protective outer
layer all over their bod-
ies known as skin, so do
trees have a protective
outer layer called bark.
Tree bark is really amazing
stuff. It's a tree's natural
armor! Bark protects trees
from external threats and
serves a number of impor-
tant functions such as:
Protecting the delicate
cambium layer (growing
layer) from bumps and cuts;
Retarding the loss of
water;
Protecting from tem-
perature extremes;
Protecting from intense
sunlight;
Protecting against dis-
ease organisms; and


0 Ridding the the bark grows.
tree of wastes by This is because
absorbing and each year a layer
locking them into of inner bark
its dead cells and hardens and be-
resins. comes part of the
Every tree has '- outer bark. In
two layers of this way the outer
bark: an inner bark builds over
layer and an Joan Bradshaw time.
outer layer. The FLORIDA- Bark is present
inner bark, when leaves and
through which FRIENDLY flowers aren't, so
food passes up LIVING it becomes a use-
and down the ful tool for identi-
trunk and along the fying trees. Patterns formed
branches, is soft and moist, by bark are often very
The outer bark is hard and unique and distinctive, and
firm. The hardness and as a result, some trees can
thickness of the bark pro- be readily identified by
tects the tree from injury their bark. For example,
and from the elements. The Crape Myrtle is easily rec-
older the tree, the thicker ognizable by its smooth but


blotchy bark, while Longleaf
Pine is characterized by
dark, reddish-brown, rough,
scaly plates.
Historically, bark has pro-
duced a variety of useful
products. Did you know cin-
namon is derived from the
inner bark of a tropical
evergreen tree? Oak bark
was the source of tannins
used to process leather in
ancient times. Two very im-
portant medical products,
quinine and aspirin, were
originally derived from the
bark of cinchona and willow
trees, respectively Quinine
was the first effective treat-
ment for malaria. Today, we
are all familiar with a vari-
ety of mulches made from
bark that are used to top-


dress planting beds and
soften playgrounds and
walkways.
While bark has many
uses, don't overlook the im-
portance of protecting the
bark of trees in your land-
scape. Damage to the bark


can prove fatal to the tree.
Lawn mower or "weed
eater" blight is a very com-
mon cause of plant damage,
especially on younger trees
and shrubs. Damage from

See BARK/Page E7


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Autumn flowers add color


In September it is a delight to see
gardens, roadsides and fields with
bright wildflowers. Gold, yellow,
purple and white are the prevalent
fall colors of native wildflowers.
The tall goldenrod, Solidago
species, ranges from 2 to 6
feet tall. They are peren-
nial, but do die back to the
ground for winter Masses of
flowers borne on tall termi-
nal racemes are golden yel-
low. The pollen grains are
large and heavy, so they fall
to the ground rather than
becoming airborne. Rag-
weed and dogfennel start to
bloom at the same time as Jane
lovely goldenrod. These two JAN
weeds are allergens that af-
fect some humans. GAR
Native throughout the
eastern United States, 19 species of
goldenrod are native to Florida. Gold-
enrod thrives from Zones 6 to 10 in full
sun to part shade. They prefer sandy,
well-drained soil, either acidic or
slightly alkaline. Soil may be moist,
with lots of decayed organic material,
or quite dry and sandy. Goldenrod
ranges in habitat from dry sandhills,
coastal dunes, disturbed roadsides


and tidal marsh woods to the verges of
swamps and bogs. Seaside goldenrod
is salt-tolerant and an important nec-
tar plant for migrating Monarch but-
terflies.
Shorter than goldenrod are the ele-
gant spikes of native Lia-
I tris, commonly called
Blazing Star and Gay
Feather. Some 15 species
are native to Florida. They
prosper in Zones 6 to 10 as
far north as South Carolina
and west to Mississippi.
They grow in full sun but
tolerate partial shade.
Flower spikes grow from 2
Weber to 7 feet tall and may be
E'S branched if the growing tip
is damaged. Showy flowers
DEN grow from the top third of
the spike. Color is purple,
ranging from lilac-purple to pinkish
and pale, almost white lavender. Soil
is usually sandy either moist with or-
ganic material or dry and grainy Soil
pH may be somewhat acidic to neutral
at 7.
Liatris grows from an underground
solid corm which is replaced by a


See JANE/Page E9


JANE WEBER/Special to the Chronicle
Seaside goldenrod is salt-tolerant and
an important nectar plant for migrating
Monarch butterflies.


Wall hangings are work of noted artist; measure of a map


Dear John: Thank you for
taking a look at these pho-
tos of a couple of wall
hangings. My mother has these
hanging on a wall in her Fort
Lauderdale home.
They are quite heavy
and appear to be a
bronze or other metal-
lic casting. Please let
me know if you are able
to tell me something
about these wall hang-
ings. -S.R, Internet
Dear S.R.: In your
photographs I can see John S
the name L. Hottot lo- SIKOP
cated at the lower
right on the plaques. AT
Louise Hottot, 1834-
1905, was a French sculptor
whose works are actively sought
after. His specialty was Arab fig-
ures in both bronze and white
metal. Prices paid for his works
run from the mid-hundreds to as
high as $28,000. His bronze fig-
ures sell for the highest prices.


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Most of his white metal figures
were polychrome decorated. I
think your two bas-relief wall
plaques of Arab figures are made
of white metal. Originally, they
were likely poly-
chrome decorated,
which has deteriorated
over time. Potential
dollar value for each is
in the $200 range.
Dear John: My hus-
band has filled his den
with maps. Recently,
my mother found a
korski framed vintage-
'SKI'S looking map at a thrift
store, and bought it for
-C us. It is in rough condi-
tion, the canvas ap-
pears to be rusting, and there is
a tear that is slightly bigger than
an inch. I know little to nothing
about artwork, but am pretty sure
this is a mass-produced item. So
I am wondering if the rusted ap-
pearance and crackling was part
of the reproduction or due to


cheap materials utilized. I have
tried to include enough pictures
to show the crackling and ap-
pearance of rust. The only other
thing I can think to mention is
the canvas is tacked on the
frame, not stapled, but the nail
tacks do not appear to have rust.
When I have time, I plan to look
into getting the tear repaired. If
you could make recommenda-
tions that would be very helpful.
I have really enjoyed reading
up on the history of the picture. I
spent a few evenings searching
websites and images. I have also
ordered a couple of books from
the library
See ATTIC/Page E5
This wall hanging sculpture
by French artist L. Hottot depicts
an Arab figure. It likely was origi-
nally decorated with polychrome,
which has deteriorated
over time. It might sell in the
$200 range.
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ATTIC
Continued from Page E4

I have tried to be as com-
plete as possible. I hope I
am not wasting your time, as
this is not an antique. I en-
joyed researching the ori-
gins of this picture and
wanted to share with you. I
have enjoyed your show for
years and find your infec-
tious love of all things old to
be contagious. TS.,
Internet
Dear T.S.: Thank you for
the kind words. Research
and discovery is a reward-
ing pastime. I suggest you
contact John Freund at the
University of Florida; per-


PINE RIDGE
1481 Pine Ridge Blvd.
Beverly Hills, FL 34465
(352) 527-1820


haps he can help you with
the tear. The phone number
is 352-316-1259.
Dear John: I want to find
out about the value of two
items. I have an original
movie poster from the
movie "Stolen Love."
In addition, I have a
guestbook from a hotel
signed by Washington Irving
in which he also wrote a
small piece of poetry How
would I get these items val-
ued? -A.B., Internet
Dear A.B.: Movie posters
are a specific category of
collecting. The movie
"Stolen Love" was produced
in 1928. The three main ac-
tors were Marceline Day,
Rex Lease, and Owen
Moore. Two of the main in-


gredients relative to collec-
tor interest and potential
dollar value are the impor-
tance of the movie and actor
recognition. I suspect most
of our readers do not re-
member the movie or the
main actors. Potential dol-
lar value is below $100.
The guest book and po-
etry by Washington Irving,
1783-1859, is a really nice
item. Potential dollar value
is below $200.
DearJohn: I had the pleas-
ure of listening to, and call-
ing in, to your program on
May 5. You were kind enough
to give me the name of a web-
site that auctions antique
woodworking tools. Once I
got home, I looked up the
site, and found it to be very


interesting and informative.
Unfortunately, when I
wanted to access the site
again, I realized I had lost
the address. I have tried
"googling" all sorts of things,
but to no avail. Would you
please be so kind as to ad-
vise the name of this site,
and perhaps any others you
can recommend for trying to
sell some antique tools? -
NH., Internet
Dear N.H: I am glad you
enjoyed the website. Martin
J. Donnelly has authored a
number of good books on
tool collecting. The website
www.mjdtools.com is for
Martin J. Donnelly Tool
Auction. The phone number
is 800-869-0695. His auction
catalogs are excellent and


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How droughts can



harm tree growth

D brought can have a a healthy tree. These organ-
significant impact isms can invade, colonize
on tree health. It re- and kill all or portions of
duces normal healthy ,. the tree depending on how
grown both radically and badly the tree is weakened.
terminally It also reduces Trees need water to
carbohydrate production, transport and move miner-
which significantly lowers als from the roots to the
the energy reserve starch leaves. Water keeps plant
in most trees. cells moist It also keeps the
Production of defense Kerry Kreider leaves fully expanded to
chemicals in the tree, if THE capture sunlight for the
drought is severe enough or ARBORIST photosynthesis process.
prolonged, can also cause Trees absorb water and my-
death to all or portions of corrhizae through fine, non-
the tree. In most situations, drought woody roots. Water is then carried to
weakens trees and they become sus- the fine veins in the leaves through a
ceptible to pathogenic organisms (dis-
eases and insects) that cannot invade See DROUGHT/Page E7


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DROUGHT
Continued from Page E6

system of xylem pipes.
Water also carries the
products of photosynthesis
in the phloem veins from
the leaves to the other tis-
sues of the tree for their
energy.
Although drought causes
stress and strain on trees,
as a rule, trees are pretty
elastic. If disease or insects


invade a tree and it's de-
tected and treated at an
early stage, the tree will
have a better chance of
recovery

Kerry Kreider is a practic-
ing arborist and a member
of the International Soci-
ety ofArboriculture, a tree
preserve tionist and presi-
dent ofAction Tree Serv-
ice. You can reach him at
352-726-9724 or at action
proarborist@yahoo.com.


BARK
Continued from Page E3

this type of equipment can
easily "girdle" a young
tree.
A weed- and grass-free
strip around the base of a
tree or shrub is very benefi-
cial in this regard. The strip
should be wide enough to
allow for mowing without
touching the trunk. Mulches
or other ground cover mate-


rials are beneficial in main-
taining a weed-free strip
and can be quite attractive
in the landscape.
For more information,
contact Citrus County Ex-
tension at 352-527-5700.
Citrus County Extension
links the public with the
University of Florida/IFAS's
knowledge, research and re-
sources to address youth,
family, community and agri-
cultural needs. Programs
and activities offered by the
Extension Service are avail-


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able to all persons without
regard to race, color, handi-
cap, sex, religion or national
origin.

Dr Joan Bradshawis the


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 E7
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KIM COOK
For The Associated Press

Time to wake up and
smell the coffee. At the re-
cent New York Interna-
tional Gift Fair, buyers
were keenly checking out
grinders, pots and brewing
equipment, which means
coffee-related gifts will be
as hot as a frothy latte this
holiday season.
Coffee culture is, natu-
rally, intense. On YouTube,
helpful fellows offer video
tips on buying, storing and
preparing everything from
a humble cup of Americano
to a perfect macchiato.
Bloggers discuss "mid-
palate chocolate tones"
and "smoky back ends"
with the same authoritative
enthusiasm as oenophiles.
(You can learn a lot: Never
store coffee in the fridge or
freezer, for example, since
condensation on the beans
or grounds spoils the
flavor)
Here's what up in the
cup:
It all starts with the
grind, according to experts.
Chris Weaver, coffee colum-
nist and head barista at
Store Street Espresso in
London, says, "the most im-
portant piece of equipment
for home coffee brewing is
a good-quality grinder. Peo-
ple should always look at
buying a grinder with burrs
instead of blades."
That's because you want
an even grind; a consistent
pile of coffee grounds will
release those delicious aro-
matics smoothly into the
hot water. Top-quality
grinders also produce min-
imal heat; many experts
believe heat damages the
coffee grains.
The Breville Conical
Burr Grinder has 25 differ-
ent grinds and a storage
container. ($199.95,
wwwwilliams-sonoma.
com) The Capresso Burr
Grinder has an electric
timer that will grind
enough for two to 12 cups,


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Associated Press/Williams Sonoma
A Williams Sonoma Nespresso U slim profile coffee maker suitable for smaller kitchens. It has three programmable cup
sizes, plus an automatic capsule-drop, brew and eject feature.


then turn itself off. ($49.95,
www.surlatable.com)
When it comes to brew-
ing gear, choices range
from low-tech, "pour-over"
receptacles to high-tech
machines that pretty much
brew themselves. Some cof-
fee enthusiasts prefer the


classic Chemex, a simple
glass receptacle in which
you fit a coffee-filled paper
filter. Boil your water, pour
it through the filter and
voila. The pour-over
method supposedly gives a
purer, fully extracted brew.
(Chemex Classic eight-cup,


$38.95, wwwcrateand
barrel.com)
French presses employ
an equally simple pour
method. Put the coffee in
the glass pot, pour hot
water in, steep for four
minutes, then gently press
the plunger. Fans say the


brew is full-bodied since
more oil and sediment are
transferred. (Bodum Shin
Bistro, $30, www.bodum.
com)
Many of us own electric
coffee makers, the kind you
fill with water and ground
coffee and walk away from


while the magic happens.
Toptenreviews.com, a tech-
gadget review site, gives
high marks to Cuisinart's
Automatic Brew and Serve
and Krups Programmable
Coffee Maker. The former
has a convenient insulated
carafe, while the latter has
a cleaning indicator light.
Both are powerful, so you
get your coffee fast. (Cuisi-
nart 10-cup Thermal Ex-
treme Brew, 189.99; Krups
Precision 12-cup, $99.95,
www.macys.com)
The Ferrari of coffee
makers just might be the
Saeco Intelia Cappuccino
Espresso Machine, with a
built-in burr grinder,
brewer and milk brother,
and a dashboard of cus-
tomizable features. A
handy "traffic light" system
guides you through the
steps. ($1,299.95,
www.williams-sonoma.com)
Finally, there's the sin-
gle-serve coffee market,
which has grown by triple
digits in the last few years.
Nespresso, already big in
Europe, is making a signifi-
cant push into the North
American market with a
club system to buy its cap-
sules. (www.nespresso-us.
com) Note, however, that
Williams-Sonoma sells
their newest machine, the
streamlined "U," pre-
packed with 16 starter cap-
sules ($199.95).
Keurig's K cup is a sin-
gle-portion plastic con-
tainer of coffee; Emeril's,
Green Mountain and Cari-
bou Coffee are some of the
format's suppliers. (Keurig
Mini Plus Brewer, $99.99,
www.coffeecow.com)
Krups, Melitta, Bunn and
Senseo all offer machines
that use interchangeable
pods little mesh bags
filled with coffee. There
are dozens of online sites
at which to buy different
flavors. And supermarkets
are expanding their single-
serve-coffee shelf space as
well in response to the
trend.


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CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


Real Estate DIGEST


Ivory hits new
high for 2012
Realtor Alan Ivory : .
has posted another
spectacular year in sales
so far. He recently
passed the $6 million L
mark in sales volume. Alan Ivory
Ivory has consistently RE/MAX
placed in the top five of Realty One.
local real estate agents
and is a regular qualifier in the top 100
agents for RE/MAX of Florida.
He is a specialist in distressed property
sales, having closed more than 90 transac-
tion sides this year. Ivory and his family re-
side in Crystal River, were he works from
the RE/MAX Realty One office on U.S. 19.
The brokers and staff congratulate Ivory on
his continued success.
Broom continues
stellar performance
It's been another banner year for Jody
Broom at RE/MAX Realty One. She re-
cently passed the $5 million mark in sales
volume.


JANE
Continued from Page E4

bigger one each year until maturity.
Flowers open first at the top of the
stem. As they fade and set seed, the
bloom sequences down the flower
stem. The spike may take four weeks
to finish flowering. Once flowers are
pollinated, seeds ripen and the stalk
dries to a tan-brown scape. Harvest or
scatter the seed. The basal rosette of
stiff, long leaves will die back in win-
ter As they fade, the corms can be har-
vested and relocated immediately to a
favored location in the garden. Masses
of the same species make a spectacu-
lar display in the fall garden. Those in
full sun will flower fuller, taller and
sooner than those planted in part
shade.
Companion fall wildflowers that
thrive in similar conditions in the gar-
den or meadow include: purple
Florida Paintbrush, Carphephorusco-


FORMS AVAILABLE
The Chronicle has forms avail-
able for wedding and engage-
ment announcements,
anniversaries, birth announce-
ments and first birthdays.


Broom specializes in
the Homosassa market- /' -
place, specifically River-
haven Village, where she \ ,
has sold numerous wa-
terfront homes. She's a
veteran agent with nearly
25 years experience.
Broom works out of Jody Broom
the Crystal River office RE/MAX
on U.S. 19. All of the Realty One.
agents and staff would
like to congratulate her for this notable
accomplishment.
Goddard,
Sutton continue
to soar
The Kelly/Ellie team
has done it again. In just *
nine months, they have
closed more than $6 mil-
lion in sale volume. They Kelly
join a very select group Goddard
of agents who have ac- RE/MAX
complished this task in Realty One.
this year.
The duo consistently ranks in the top 10

rymbusus, red Coral Honeysuckle
vine, Lonicerasempervirens, purple
or white Muhly Grass, Muhlenbergia-
cappillaris, yellow flowered Silk
Grass, Pityopsisgraminifolia, Passion-
flower vines, Passiflora(I prefer the
half-native hybrid 'Incense'), and the
deciduous shrub Beautyberry with
bunches of magenta-purple berries.
Fall can be a colorful time in the gar-
den with native flowers that attract
birds and butterflies, as well as pleas-
ing people.


Jane Weber is a professional gar-


.. agents locally and are
well-known for their pro-
fessionalism. Kelly God-
dard and Ellie Sutton
l -4 work in the Lecanto of-
fice of RE/MAX Realty
One on County Road
491. They cover the en-
Ellie Sutton tire Central Ridge area.
RE/MAX The associates and
Realty One. staff of RE/MAX Realty
One are proud to recog-
nize these ladies for their tremendous
success.


Moudis Joins
EXIT Realty
Agent Tony Moudis
recently joined EXIT Re-
alty Leaders in Beverly
Hills.
EXIT Realty Leaders
is at 5018 N. Lecanto
Highway in Beverly Hills.
For more information,
call 352-527-1112 or visit
www.exitrealty
leaders.com.


Tony
Moudis
EXIT Realty
Leaders.


dener and consultant. Semi-retired,
she grows thousands ofnative
plants. Visitors are welcome
to her Dunnellon, Marion County
garden. For an appointment call
352-249-6899 or contact
JWeberl2385@gmail. com.


KEY' "Always There For You"
EAl GAlL COOPER
OEM multimillion Dollar Realtor
ERI Cell: (352) 634-4346
Office: (352) 382-1700x309
E-mail me: homes4u3@mindspring.com


GOLF COURSE GETAWAY FOR BI


* 2+office/2 villa with 1682 living area
* Views of the 7th fairway
*New roof 2008- newAC 2012
* Open kitchen with large breakfast bar
* Skylights in kitchen, baths & office
* Home warranty for the buyers
#356549 $79.900


2/2 single story end unit condo
* Views of #3 green on Cypress
* Dining & Great Room have hardwood flooring
SStainless in updated tiled kitchen
* Master suite has walk-in closet
*Home warranty for the buyers
#354159 $66.000


31213 beautiful lot, great location.
Perfect size home. All wood cabinets,
solid surface counters, energy efficient,
tile flooring, large utility room with
cabinets, large walk-in shower, spacious
Master bath and master closet. Tray
ceilings, beautiful trim and crown. Rear
porch, with exterior shower, and bath
access. Price $185,000. Many special
features.
OOOCRY2 Call Joe at 302-0910


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CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE


To place an ad, call 563-5966


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!

C.R./HOMOSASSA
2/1 Furn. Mobile Homes
Nice, clean, quiet park
short/ long term.
Mobiles for Sale with
Finan. 352-220-2077
CRYSTAL RIVER
Remodeled 2 BR S/W
Mobile.1/3 Ac. Good
Water; No Pets $450 +
Dep (352) 464-0999
HOMOSASSA
2/1 $550 mo & 2/2 $525
352-464-3159
HOMOSASSA
2/1 Large screen porch,
carprt, deck, sheds,
fenced yard $600/mo.
(352) 628-4878
HOMOSASSA
2/1, $425/mo.+ util. No
Pets (352) 503-7562
HOMOSASSA
2/1, Furn or Non Furn.
9075 S. Breen Terr.
(352) 382-7396
HOMOSASSA
2/1%, No Pets $500
(352) 628-5696
HOMOSASSA
3/2 w/ Lease $550 mo.
+ Sec. (352) 503-6345

INVERNESS
Furnished 2BR/1BA in a
55+ community. In-
cludes eclectic & water.
$650 Sec & Ref's re-
quired. Short or Long
Term. (352) 249-9160


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Nice 2/1, on Lake with
own dock, scrn. porch
new refrig. & stove
$550. mo. $550. dep.
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Also used &
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HOMOSASSA
26X60; 2BR/2BA,
Screened rm, utility rm,
Dbl pane win, 3+ acres,
2 fenced in, roof over, 2
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Barn, well &septic
(352) 628-0812

Mobile Home
for Sale
672 sq ft, and Lot
$19,500 Owner Finance
Kenny (352) 228-3406


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Park, Inverness. 14x60
Fully Furnished 2BR/2BA.
Near Bike Path. Roof
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Parking for trailer or
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$10,000. Lot rent
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Singwides from
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YES!
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$297.44/mo.
Fixed Rate! W.A.C,
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Homosassa River
2/2 Furn., MH, Shrt/long
term 352-220-2077




FLORAL CITY
By Owner, 14x 60 2/2
Split Plan w/double roof
over, w/ porch & carport
on fenced 1 acre, Very
Nice, Quiet, $46,500.
Cash (352) 586-9498


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




2/2 on Lake Rousseau.
NOW $17,500
Low Lot Rent $240/m
2003. Used Seasonally
Owner bought a house.
Call Lee (352) 817-1987

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CRYSTAL RIVER
VILLAGE 55+
A SUPER BUY 2/2/den
1457sq.ft 05 Hmof Merit,
all appliances, carport,
Ig screen room, im-
maculate $34,900
(352) 419-6926
CRYSTAL RIVER
VILLAGE
FALL SPECIAL
2BR 2Bath $15,000.
352-795-7161 or
352-586-4882

IMMACULATE
Inverness/Oak Pond 55+
FREE 2 MONTHS LOT
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double oven, fridge,
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BEVERLY HILLS/CITRUS SPRINGS
7942 N. Obeiro Tear. (CS) ............. $950
3/2/2 with den and screened lanai
7635 Geendde (CS) .... REDUCED$1000
3/2/2 pool home, fireplace
CRYSTAL RIVER
1055 N. Hollywood Cir .............. S850
2/2/1 carport, screened back porch
2561 N. Seneca P.................. $1200
2/2 waterfrontDW mobile, FURNISHED
548 N. Gulf Ave................... .. $750
3/1 fenced yard, close to Rock Crusher Elem.
HOMOSASSA
6944 W. Grt St ........... ... $700
2/2/1 cute, centrally located
843 7845 Solar P ....REDUCED $685
2/2 duplex, incl. lawn and water
6618 S. Beagle Dr .................. $1200
4/3/3 waterfront stilt home, carport
INVENESS/HERNANDO/CITRUS HILLS
1274 Cypress Cove C. (Inv) .........$625
2/2.5 townhome, community pool
3529 E. Salire (Her) .............. $725
2/2/1 lake front, fenced backyard
545 E.L Alaska Dr. (CH) ................. S800
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2/1.5/1..............$650
2/1 Screen Room $550
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CRYSTAL RIVER
1/BR $450. ,2/BR $550.
3BR $750 352-563-9857
CRYSTAL RIVER
2/1.5, CHA, Nice/Quiet
near school, 828 5th Ave
NE.( unfurnish opt.)727-
343-3965, 727-455-8998
CRYSTAL RIVER
Studio, Furn. on Hunter's
Springs, sun deck, W/D
rm. All until. incld.+ boat
dock. $700/mo. avail
10/1/12 352-372-0507
FLORAL CITY
1/1, $350/Mo. $350/Sec.
Incls, septic water, trash
No pets. (352) 344-5628
FLORAL CITY
LAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm.
AC, Clean, No Pets
(352) 344-1025
HOMOSASSA
1 BR, Stove, refrig. Wash
/Dryer, until. incld. $600.
mo.+ sec., 352-628-6537




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Crystal River
Apts.
2 BR/1 BA $400-$500
ALSO HOMES &
MOBILES AVAILABLE

BEVERLY HILLS
1 Room Efficiency +
Kitchen, All Utilities,
Cable incld. $525/mo
Pet ok 352-228-2644

CRYSTAL RIVER
1 & 2 Bd Rm Apartments
for Rent 352-465-2985


CRYSTAL RIVER
APTS

Now Renting 1 & 2 BR
units starting at $508.
36 units situated on 4
acres on private st.
Very quite, close to
Winn-Dixie & Publix,
3 minutes to New
Super Wal-Mart.
Managed by an Award
Winning MGT Co.
Clean and Well
Maintained, off Rt 486.
(352) 795-1700



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OPPORTUNITY

CRYSTAL RIVER
Spacious 2/1,. lawn
water sewr & garb. W/D
hk up $475.mo $250 dep
No Pets 352-212-9205
352-212-9337
INVERNESS
1/1 $450 near hosp 2/1
House $650. 422-2393
INVERNESS
2/1.5, Townhouse,
W/D, $550 Mo. F/L/S.
(352)746-4108
(352) 302-6988
LECANTO
Nice, Clean 1 BR,
Ceramic tile throughout
352-216-0012/613-6000


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MANOR
Senior Citizens,
Disabled or Handi-
capped. Rent based on
income.
Applications now
accepted for 1 & 2
bedrm units with
carpeting, custom cab-
inets, central air &
heat, stove, refrigerator
& additional outside
storage with patio.
37 Seabreeze Dr.,
Inglis
Call (352)
447-0277-TDD








SEVEN RIVERS
APARTMENTS
A Beautiful Place
To Call Home!
on 10 wooded Acres
Near Power Plant
7 Rivers Hospital and
Crystal River Mall,
Quite, Clean,
Well Maintained Apts
READY NOW!
STARTING AT $519.
DIRECTIONS:
Hwy 19NW Turn at
Days Inn, Go West to
Tallahasse Rd. or
From Power Plant Rd.
to So. on Tallahasse
Rd. 3.0 Miles
(352) 795-3719



OPPORTUNITY






HERNANDO
1,000 sf Office Space
486, Cit Hills 341-3300


HERNANDO
Over 2,200 SF, Multi-Rm
Office or Home & Office
on Hwy 200, for More Info
Call (352) 344-3084


CITRUS HILLS
2/2%, Carport, FURN.
(352) 613-5655




HERNANDO
Affordable Rentals
Watson's Fish Camp
(352) 726-2225




BEVERLY HILLS
2/1/1 $695, $800 Dep
(352) 621-0616
Crys. Riv. Cottage
2/1, CH/A, Near Beach
Includes. Util. $695.
352-220-2447, 212-2051


BEVERLY HILLS
3/1/CP $525
Lecanto cottage
1/1 furnished $425
(352) 220-2958
Citrus Springs
8354 Legacy 3/2/2 $850
(352) 464-2701
Cry.Riv./ Horn. 2/1
Duplex, $475.; 3/2 MH
$425. 352-220-2447,
CRYSTAL RIVER
2/1/1, Furn.Opt., central
loc. $700. 352-563-0166








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CRYSTAL RIVER
2/2 1 FL. Rm., Scrnd
Rm, on 1/2 AC. Lawn
Incl. $700 mo. 1st &
Sec. (352) 795-8644
DUNNELLON
Vogt Springs Lg. 3/2/2
On Acre, fncd yrd.,
new tile, carpet, wood
firs., Beautiful kitchen
Close to Rainbow River
& Historical District
(561) 719-8787
(561) 575-1718 after 7p
HOMOSASSA
2/1 CHA, No pets
$500. mo., 1st + sec
(352) 628-4210
HOMOSASSA
3/2 W/ Den $650
$500 sec. No pets
(352) 519-6051
HOMOSASSA 3/2/2
Water, Garb, Included
$850.1st., Sec. 746-3228
INVERNESS
3/2 Brand New, Granite
tops, marble firs, SS Ap
$995 (352) 634-3897
INVERNESS
3/2/2 NEW CARPET,
PAINT,$800/MONTH,
1ST, LAST & DEPOSIT
863-838-1886
INVERNESS
3/2/2
Starting @ $750.
www.relaxfl.com
352- 601-2615 OR
201-9427
INVERNESS
Move in special!
4/2/2 1st, last, sec.
$595/mo 352-400-1501
INVERNESS
Nice 3/2/2 Lse., no pets,
$700. (304) 444-9944
Sugarmill Woods
2 Master BR, Dbl Gar.,
S/S Appl. $850/Mo
352-302-4057



HERNANDO
Affordable Rentals
Watson's Fish Camp
(352)726-2225
Homosassa River
2/2 Furn., MH, Shrt/Ilong
term 352-220-2077


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CRYSTAL RIVER
Mature, Responsible to
Share spacious mobile
$400. mo. Incl. Util.
Avai 10/15, 364-1421



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WIFI UTILITIES
$450. (352) 603-0611


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Couch Realty &
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FOR SALE OR RENT
1,200 sq. ft. Professional
OFFICE SPACE
Furnished, Executive
Condo CenterCR
352-794-6280, 586-2990
HOMOSASSA
For Rent 1 BR Home w/
Small commercial gar-
age, auto shop/auto
body off grover cleve
$1,000. (603) 860-6660




3BR/2BA/2, Shed, New
Interior paint, carpet,
pool, jetted tub,+ shwr,
newer roof, fenc'd yd.
6560 N. Deltona Blvd.
Citrus Springs $114,900
(352) 476-5061




4/BR/2BA Mitch Under-
wood built home on 1.2
acres. Cherry cabinets
and wood floors. Outdoor
kit w/ Jenn-air grill.
Heated spa, oversized
pool, gazebo and lovely
garden. (352) 746-0912






New 3/2/3
Home
MUST SEE,
All wood cabinets
tile floors, Large
Porch, laundry
and Pantry
Many Extras









carpet. 1180 sq ft liv,
$36,900.
(352) 527-1239


2BR, 1 /2BA, new
enclosed sunroom, at-
tached utility and Laun.
rm. storage bldg.,
furnished Immaculate.
5111 Castle Lake Ave.
S. of Inverness on SR 41
$39,900 (740) 255-0125
Approximately 1 Acre
3BR, 2 Full BA, Open
concept, new steel
roof, deck & caged
pool, carport, storage
bldg., Priced to sell
$82,500 5155 Bridget Pt
S. of Inverness on SR 41
(740) 255-0125

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HIGHLANDS
Lrg. 2/2- 4 car garage
pool, game room,
mud room, on triple lot
fenced, price to sell
$65,500 (352) 564-4598
INVERNESS
2BR/1BA/1. Cute brick
fenced home. Newer
roof & CHA, scrn porch.
$49,500 Cash or ap-
proved conventional loan
only. Serious inquiries.
904-887-8940
Inverness Highlands,
corner of Carol and
Tennyson, HUGE 1 Fam,
on 2.8 residential acres,
fully fenced, 2700 sq ft
under air, 4 BR, 3 BA,
pool, deep well, whole
house water treatment,
wired for generator,
COSTLY UPDATES in
2011. Offered AS IS.
$184,900. Lease to pur-
chase considered with
down payment. Owner
352-419-7017.
Lake Front Home
on Gospel Island,
spectacular views
spacious 3/2/2,
$800. Rent or Sale
(908) 322-6529
Recently Foreclosed
*Special Financing*
Available, Any Credit,
Any Income
3BD/1BTH, 672 Sq. Ft.,
located at 4244 Iliana
Ter. Inverness $64,900
Visit: www.roseland
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with den, Fireplace,
tile floors, shed w/elec.
near Bealls $44,900.
(352) 344-4192



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Sugarmill Woods
352- 86-1772



Homosassa
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$62,000.
(305) 619-0282, Cell


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2 bedroom. 2 bath. Brand
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CABIN ON 40 ACRES
Hunting recreational
in Gulf Hammock Mgt..
Area, well, pond,ATV
trails, $3000 per Acre
352-634-4745



2.5 ACRES,
Crystal Hills Mini Farms
486 to N. Anthony Ave.
Left on E. Jinnita St.
3rd Lot on Rt $24,000.
(727) 439-9106


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HMi, = i:. ASKING $57,240
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Mt i = .I'-.J: ASKING $119,900
Call Jim Motion at 352 422 2173
to v'iei the potential ol this beautiful
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WATERFRONT 1
3/2 -
FOR ONLY $58,500H.
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USDA/FHA HOME BUYERS WELCOME!
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ONLY $89,000
Call Ehas G Knallah to schedule a
showing at 352 400 2635


GREAT LOCATION
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Call Mattha Snydei 352 476 8727 to
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Mt i = 3. 11 $115,000
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Jeanne Willaid Pickiel 212 3410


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$159,900
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LAKE FRONT HOME
ON TSALSA APOPKA




M'Q = lm14. $159,900
Nancj Jenks f3521 400 8072










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Mi-. = 4.. PRICED RIGHT AT S990,000
Call Jim Mo ton 352 726 6668


CITRUS HILLS POOL HOME
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Call Charles Kell/ 352 422 2387












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Jeanne ot Willaid Pickiel 352 212 3410
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ADORABLE 2/2
WITH A HUGE
30X40 DETACHED GARAGE



ONLY $89,900
Call Ouade Feesei 352 302 7699


LECANTO 7+ACRE HOME





.it = :-, $224,900
Call Nilda Cano 352 270 0202


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